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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 THE LETITBIUDGE DAILY HERALD Monday, September 22, 1913 LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MTABLISKED DECEMBER by Uthbrldjt Herald Printing Co, every Cui iVfrlnj it Its office. Sixth Lelhbriis', PHONEi Editcrlil, fteportwJii And Cccn'trr.tftt 1224 w. A. BUCHANAN Uanaglnj OErtctW T. W, QUAVLS Edlttf JOHN' TCHRANC1 I Jefc DtpirtmtnU 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATCI I dellrereJ H-W 1 year, 6 moatii. deljrerai J'-W 6 noalbs, by m moults Jellrrred ii.OO 8 moaUu. oj Ha delivered watt. br mil bolb M.90 H.50 153 ZSc. C1T THE DAILY HBBALD FOR SALE AT Drut WuUaln Vtneeuvtr Woril Co.: News Strap, Street....... Nemi Co, "OS Hiter Side Avenue. Grijiy Hotel. .4 -Ct- 'ben Kens Afeacy. Boot J. G.-RoV erUoa t Co.; 4 Co.; Hotel; Drug Store; Keaar Allln; Hotel Cijaf Stasd; EmprMS But- Lead, Clara-rid ryAra Hat Hotel D. Ftrriion. A Mur- (to.! Cruwook Boot McCrMf. 'riews Store. 109A 5th Wfat; World N'swt Co. Ptrcher Station Edward 8k Nercs Co. Knol- den. ill Dhij Co........ Co. and never gave Mm and Ray an opc-mug, is wnrihy of pro-J WOMAN SCIENTIST fcssianal who lias made for himself a name in a paslime which I rivals proverbial "cleanness" sitlached to cricket. WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL COMMISSION? WITHIN MONTHS citizens of Lelhbridge will be in the inidst of .lhe -most importunt municipal ca'vnpuign ever waged the cily. They'will pul the fluisliing touches pn the most advanced form of municipal government in vogue in Can- ada by Iho election of Hie first commission of three. !t is a long slep forward. The decision lo lake it was made only after care- ful thought. It was taken at llic expressed wish of the PiK-pavcra themselves. Now that the ratepayers have what they want within their j reach, what use are they going to make of their opportunity? How many ha -ft sat down quietly and thought conscientiously about the transition, and the consequent changes il would bring about in the city government? Xow is Ihe lime to think iiboul these Iwo months from now -.vhen lhe personal equation shall have entered into lhe conlroversv. Have you nil ideal commission pic-lured in your own mind, and if so, how arc you going to get it elected? THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER.C.V.O..LL.D, D.C.L, LAIRD. JOHN AIKD. Aej't V, C. 8KOW.N, SupcrlnttnJen! o[ Central CAPITAL PAS UP, RESERVE FUi, TOURISTS AND TRAVELLERS Canadian of Commerce, by reason of its large number of tranche s Lodge vnmen who was honored by the British awociation. she con. ributtd to the itfdreu on ndliim. THE WEEKLY HIRALO WbWiy ia t ef of 1 MAT I? -11.00 .tVn nd ctculrtt 6 months In Ho THK.A. ft G.'W. SOLUTION u XDOUBTEDLY Premier Siflon's original solution of the Alberta and Great Waterways mailer, which iinforltinately nol upheld by llie Privy Council, had the support of the majority .of Ihe people of Alberta at the lime. Il is true that lince 1910 the Conservative party has been able to develop a party sentiment this measure arguing that the province had no right to confiscate the money given by the province lo a railway company, a view which Mr. Michener did nol take in lhe evenlful session when lhe A. G. transaction was exposed. Al thai tune he was prepared to rip lhe contract to pieces, but later under ihe tutelage of Mr. Bennett, he assumed the atlilude that the road should bo built and in the last provincial campaign he argued thai Hie olwkes, who held the A. G. W. charter, should be allowed to build the road. Recollections of Mr. Mich- ener in the famous A. 0. session, declaring that this prov- POSSIBILITIES FOR A NEW LOCAL INDUSTRY. IE ARTICLE on binder twine from flax straw taken from the Grain and published in our columns of should be of absorbing interest not only to tbe farmers ui lhe district but lo the c.ity. In the first cnse it means a con- siderable reduction in expenses; in the second it furnishes a scope for an industry for which'Lelhbridge is 'ideally suited. We have had occasion lo refer to the burning of flax and lo deplore, the waste of material which could be commercially used. The solution of the problem now appears in sight. The diflicullies which stood in the way of turning flax slraw into one of its most important uses appear lo have been overlome. We read that attempts to manufacture binder twine from have failed through the inability of securing a product of smooth and uniform'' size which would adapt itself lo the knotter of the ordinary binder. To circumvent this comes the device :of Mr Ware of St. Paul, Minn. The nature of this has been fully des- cribed in the article mentioned. It would be sufficient to say thai it makes the manufacture of binder twine from threshed flax straw a practical ulilily. Factories for the have already been eslablished, ant: issued by this'Bank overcome lhe annoying difi'icullles of oblatnlnj fanit cfcraad, esjMxi.iUy in r-'ares where iJfrUifxation diHlcult. CHVques'apd Drafts rei all llie countries of driwn In sterling, foacj, mirlcv, lire, can be cubed or purctareJ reasonable ratec. W. 6 Lethbridge-Branch R. T, Brymner, Mgr. What Others Think Conditions of Two Years Ajo and Now (Reglna Leader) It Canada more prosperous today was two years ago? Are con- dllions better than they were IB 1911? Two years ago Canada was la the 12S2 for FINE JOB PRINTING Quality Work in the Quickest Time At Your Service The Herald Job Dept. A. E. Smith, for manufacturing the k'noller, and demonstrations made have proved satisfactory in showing thai sheaves tied with lhe coiirse flax twine by the new device were quite as secure as those bound by the ordinary kiioKer. To quote the Grain Growers' Giiide: "The success of this new attachment means that flax fibre twine will come into general use for binding western grain, and par- ticularly as niix' twine cari be placed on the market for one-half the present price'of Sisal'and Manilla binder Lwinc." Furthermore the nipnlipn manufacture should be noted. These include' oakum, upholster- ing material, and building niiilcijiil is a valuable subslitule for building paper. From lhe must appear Ihiit nucleus up an important and valuable industry: in the cily, which should" not be difficult for'cohsummalion in ,c Joiishlng. The population.of western of building'-iip an important nml valuable industry: in the cily, territory doubled itself tirics over, and il is o e diflcuH for'consummalion in ince should nol deal with adventurers of the Clarke type, offset the view laken by Hie Opposition leader in 1913. .However, Mr. Michener and his satellites wanted the road built, -That was ihe policy in opposition to Ihe plan of Mr. (he fact that the resources for the same lie at our very Ion lo gel the province into possession of the A. G. W. money. Owing to lhe Privy Council's advtrse decision, the Premier was iiol able to carry out his original policy and now in order to J lettle the matter he has arranged mill one of the most reputable i railroad builders in Western Canada, J. D. McArlhur, to lake] Superior is always tempestuous in the'autumn, but heat at a bitter- election On the one side were Sir Wilfrid Laurier anil his followers urging adoption of the policy ot mar keta and a measure of larlfl reduc- tion j-on the other side, Mr. Bordea and his followers, the corporation wita their wealth, and the NaUonallst allies of Mr. Bordea uuder the leader- ship of Mr. Bouras'a. Oulflde of Que- hcc. the argument put forward by Mr. Bo'rden and bis friends was thst the ac-Siftance of the reciprocity menUmeant injury to Canada, a les- sening of Canadian prosperity. that-the rejection of the asrci meant greater for the Do- minion the countrr had known'. Mr. Border tod his allies were tri- umphant. Has the rejection of .reci- procity and the return of the- Conter- f'aUve-.N'atlonaltsls to power Can'oda more prosperous! the fifteen years of Liberal rule, as Sir Wilfrid-Liurler pointed out in ols speech at St. Hyeclntlie, the Dominion, enjoyed unlnterruptea and unparalleled prosperity'. In the west, especially, the development was as- Host btating the %-y. Penman trRdema'tk snuggle likeasecond skin to cverj' cun-e of foot and limb: They do not rip, or tear because' there is not a seam about them. And.they're, made for men, women and children in cation, cashmere, silk and in any weight and all popular colon. .3 Hosiery and look for the trademark! United, Fitls, Canada Hosierj I? f over the charter and construct lhe road under specificalions year tlie didoes, are starting earlier than usual. n-hioh the government made with the Edmonton and Dunvegan "v line. What the Opposition will do on Ibis question is problem- Hon. Robert Rogers stated in an interview thai lhe west did alical. It the building of the road by. the Clarices. Will il oppose the construction by McArttiur? Probably il will, iSmpry for opposition sake. If it takes such a course il will have little sympathy fSmi the business side of our population. Tnie nol feel the financial stringency as severely as the east. We feel sorry for the east, prosperity was prevented by trade re- shut Canadians out from a market thuir very door, The Liberal.attempt to take away those restrictions r'esulled in re- turn of Mr. Borden to power. What __followed? The winter sesaon ot 911-12 tav the worst period of grain. that the has Known and reaulling loss of hundreds thousands of dollars to our .agrlcul- lave teen potsiblo The Alberta government has kept faith with the farmers in Alberlaru want Ibis mailer settled once and for all. Thai has! wilh the elevators, and the farmers now realize that been Premier Siflon's purpose from the time he took office, lie confidence was not misplaced. hai reached a settlement which is satisfactory to the parties in: ;_________ dispute. The road will be built under hew specifications by a; j p. Rutherford's address nt the board of trade .luncheon contractor of repute and the province loses lillle. .We believe j attract exceptional interest. Dr. Knlherford invariably -__rn _ i _ ii_ _ Alberlana generally will endorse lhe arrangement. James D..McArthur is a man of wealth. He is building lhe Edmonton-Dunvegan and British Columbia railroad, and is (lie chief contractor for the Dominion government's work on the Hudson Bay railway. He is a Scotch-Canadian of integrily and can be relied upon.lo oarry oui a conlracl'io She lellcr. Premier Sifton and his colleagues are lo "be congratulated j jipon solving this vexed question so early in the career of the third parliament. Once i! is oul of the way, the Liberal gov- ernment will be in a much better position lo deal wilh the affairs of the province. Liberalism stands for a progressive province .and progressive legislation and lo serve these idculs will be the purpose of the party.. !has a message timely'and interesting. a condition which With lhe C. P. R. backing this cily lhe future is assured-. It il only a question of a very shorl lime when Ihe. people will take in of (lie vacant lands. The C. P. H, is said to be selling on an average five frtrms daily and to men with capital and a knowledge of farming. this means to Alberta can easily be imagined. Maclcod's' publicity commissioner has gone cast armed with facts about his lowri and district. The .Herald hopes that he niay be abundantly successful in his mission. W THE HERO OF THE LINKS. HERE lhe Anglo-Saxon blood runs prowess in lhe allilctic field brings lo lhe achiever as much renown as thai which follows the victor in the Iheatre of war. Today one name throughout lhe English-speaking world stands pre-eminent; il is thai of Ouimct, who has snalched the golfing laurels from lliose .who have so long hecu accustomed lo wear them. .In no unkindly splril we may say thai the redoubtable Vnr- don has met his Waterloo at the hands of n young American of French-Canadian extraction. Nor does this in any way reflect on lhe glory which Vnrdon has acquired on lhe links. He has given Ouimef the distinction which the young player has achieved, il was only through beating a player of the calibre of the many- Umed champion that lustre has fallen on the victor. A new star has appeared in the golfing firmament, and (lie truth of evolution has manifested .itself on the golfing field, and art shown that even in the sphere of popular sport perfection nol yef been obtained. There is no limit to human achieve- ment. We- congratulate Francis Ouimcl on the name he has made for himself. '.And we congratulate Harry Vardoii on the sporls- 'manlike manner he has borne his defeat by a stripling. Ilia ac- Jinoivledgement Iliai at no lime had he a chance lo win from OulDift dyrjjig JJje pjay.-pff, placed bcj.ler golf The major portion of the whenl of Southern Alberta will grade No. 1 this year, which should be about as good an adver- tisement us any country could desire. II is nol so very far back in the history of Knglnml Dial men were sent lo Ihe gallows for doing what Sir Edward Carson is guilty of in Ulster. The England of today is tolerant.-.- the American market not been kept closed through the fffoits of Mr. Dor- den'and his friends.. Today Canada Is through (he worst period of financial depression the country ha? ced. Honey Is scarce enterprises of aH'.iindB hindered in consequence of the mone> stringency, many men are out ot u'o Nor Is this all. In the two years Borden rule tbe expenditures of the country have hcen enormously In creased; the cost of living has slead lly advanced and has become the high est In Canada's history; Canadians have.come to that point where they pay more per bead In customs and excise taxation than any people in the world. Ko one supposes that the success of In 1911 and the passage of tie-reciprocity agreement would have kept .Canada from feeling Iho pinch of'financial depression tMs year. World conditions would have affected Canada lo some cilwit no matter what government had heen In power; hut reciprocity would have placed more money lo circulation In fho no- rnlnlon and It would have lessened the cost of living to the. Canadian con- sumer and directly and Indirectly ev- ery Canadian would have benefilled. Jiforeov'cr, the record of lhe Liberal government during Its lilleen years of Canadian prosperity has pou'er justifies the belief that had it been continued In office Canada would not have' seen that Injudicious reck- wsness and wasto !n expenditure, ot It wan in the latter days of Liberal publlc'moncy characterizing tho pres- nd the burdens upon lhe people administration which throws mil- have become greater pours -put hundreds on hundreds of thousands of dollars for non-product- the door to ive undertakings. Canada Is paying the piper. Rordcn A majority In n office, and THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY, LIMITED Wilh so lillle to complain of in this year of grace the people of Alherfa should feel in Ihe most oplimistic, mood. Optimism goes a long way lo create Ihe sentiment which stimulates busi- Canoda, despite flng waving, buys more from the United Sfalcs than any other country. If Too Underwood lariff results in the United Stales buying more from Canada, Hie national ledger will balance more evenly. The appoinlment of Mr. A. E. McPhillips lo (lie bench a yacnncy in the B. C. legislature. The Libenils would be well advised In lolling (lie byc-eleclion go by default as the constitu- ency, the Islands, is one too easily controlled by llic powers that be and the inevitable defeat would be construed ns representing a scnliiiivjil in the province which docs jipj jirevjMl.. t To The Old Home In'Scotland, England and the Continent on be mitt it the tewett curt. nsw sletmers. Weekly callings. I'.eservo ac- cotnmodallons now. Kor lull information ask any railway.or sleannhlp agent, or, H. E, LIDMAN, General Agent, M9 81. Winnipeg, Man. After bottle of "ALBERTA'S PRIDE "Beev. No matter how hard you have played, no matter how tired and hot you may be, a bottle of "Alberta's Pride" will prove a certain revivifier of lost thirst-quenching, satisfying. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, Limited PHONE 554 ;