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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THF LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Wednesday, SePiembcr 27, IftJI, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by Uthbrldj. Her.ld Publishing Co., tH. lawful. Mvnliif n ito-oHIci, Slirth Strt.l, cm. W. A, Director Mid taitor PHONI: PHONE: Roportoriil, and 1224 Advirtlilng Circulation ind Job Depts. 1252 DAItY SUBSCRIPTION 1 year delivered J4.00 1 year, by mall -G months delivered f2.00 3 montlut, delivered, Jl.OO 1 month, delivered -35c. moiitbs, by mail 1 month, by mall 11.50 3oc Addresses changed as often as desired, but both new and old id- dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more ptfes, and contains a summary of the news of the week, local and district 3 months, in advance 1 year In advance 6 months, in advance H.50 75c: People's R.W. Cross Drus Book Store, eon Co.. Jackson Cope. Alexandra Hotel Drug Store.- Co. Hamilton. Plnchsr D. U McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie B. Beal THE DAILY-HERALD FOR SALE AT Medicine UM.Northam Cranbrook, B. Seattle i Atchinson. O. Reinecka. Diamond Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. Wide Kews Co. Brown Brown 210 4th St. Spokane-The .larnieson News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Also on all C. P. R. World producing !s such that there U no need of posalbfo reason to be shown .why our population tihduld not ivach many millioni of U is itubtu, in tho brat Interests of the country, that ngrlctilturo become more diversified... Experts say xi'oi'- mfulng ibe soil, and they look to al- [fnlfa and 'not. only 'restore something to noil and the fertility taken from U. but also to feed countless berth) of cattle pmlrlo for ceiiturlvi the buffaloed In their millions. Such a ehaniM in agriculture may be expect-j iu Ui iiaoiiipatiisa by urban Ki'owth Hint industrial development." OUR POINT OF VIEW lioost Lethbrldgc! l.athbridge for the Congress In HHS. Ory Funning; In parlance, that Buchanan majority is a Kleclious over, who'. said "car- Wllh I'crfey us '.Minister of I'inance, Uorden ought to have a j-ewol of a time. Elections .ire coming thick and fust tJrciie days. sooner bus one gone Jown in history ,than another crops up. .It's a continued circus. The -street railway proposition got t start yesterday, when the plans were sent out for ilie neces- sary house additions. It should uooil he a growing concern. The most welcome sisht these days is to see tlie farmer drive down cue street with his wggon loaded with No. I hard. It moans a little more ready money In every one's pocket, spec- ially the By tire time the crop is the provincial election finished, the coal strike settled, and the city fa- thers lined up for another year, 'the Christmas turkey should be in I he pink of condition. It is reported that sir Thomas ShHughnes-3y made arrangements for two million cubic feet of cas at Bis- sano on his recent tour. That should ast the company's solicitors for the of the season, at least. BIG EXCURSION To Our Fruit Lands, Arrow Lakes, B.C. OCTOBER 3rd 1911 This excursion is run Tor (lie sole purpose of showing our Fruit Lands, and lo attend the Annual Arrow Lake Fruit, Fair at, Ntikusp, B. 0., October 5th and Oth. Call at our office and get full particulars Cheap rates and free hotel while nt our lands. this excursion. Arrow Lake Orchards, Ltd. Box 679 Phone 1212 W 1TH the Ions winter evenings close at band, tbe qu-estion naturally arises, "What are ve goiug to do for reading matter to improve the No one will dis- pute the fact that the of good books is a profitable pastime for any- one to indulge in. and if carried on Intelligently. H is not, however, how much one reads that counts, as what .one reads, and right there is where moat people find thernselve-i at a loss. The remedy for the difficulty is to have does at hand a well selected library from which to choose. Read- ing good books then becomes a mat- tor of choice with, the individual, and the opportunity to hare access to a library is not to be lightly considered by anyone. But as very Tew people find-it witb- in tbeir means to .acquire a library, with a wide range of good authors, the 'best plan is to have a gpod public library within the reach of all. The Need of a Library matter of a public library has been broached to the people of Lethbridgfe, and bas met with some response. So far, however, nothing definite has been accmplished. The Board of Trade has passed a endors- ing tbe effort to secure a grant from Andrew Carnegie for the erection and equipment of au up-to- date library. There the matter stands. While the Herald does not urge up- i the people of Lethbrldgt; the ad- visability of accepting thfe offer, it does urge that some definite steps be taken In the near to make a public library in an ac- complished fact. The need is evident; 'he voice of the people will settle the matter; bring the matter to a head th'an and decide that before another year has passed Lethbrtdg'e will have a public library to which thfr citizens may point with pride. Qthers Thlnji The OJd and the New (Ottawa Fnse Press.) Sir Wilfrid Liiurier, the groat Can- adian, -th'o great est stiiiesnuin in 3rIUsber, the great- the outer Empire. Commerce, a Power of Peace "At th'a present moment: German megalomania has put Europe within a lh.airs bredth of-a-unlversal jvar, the consequences which would -o-a in- calculable. The Berlin Bourse took fright, bank depositors lost heads and-rushed fo obtain re payment.' Is it not natural that in these conditions 'foreign countries should act in tbe same manner, and call in the capital they have invested in Germany? "The movement THE-present troubled condition ot .affairs amona European nations .resulting-from the pan brings .to mind once' more the prediction made by some on-e at the beginning of the year that warfare -would soon end through the medium of national interdependence in trade and fiance. As if to 'bear out this contention along comes Paris financial correspondent with statement of Germany's losses on account of the recent war- scare' over the 'Morocco question. He writes: "For many, years the economic evol- ution of Germany and tbe great ex- pansion of her commerce and indus- try have forced her to have ever greater recourse to credit. "The military power of the Em- pire, it must be admitted, has facil- itated this. Foreign money has pour- ed in from all especially from England, and still more from Prance, to German banlis, where it was at once employed at vsry remunerative rates of interest. i in sense gen-eral, and the German market will have to face demands for repayment, not only from London and Paris, but also from St. Petersburg, Vienna, and even Peru." It m-riuld th-erefore, that sci- ence and commerce are to be two most potent factors in bringing about peace among all nations, a condition of world affairs for which all civil- zed nations hive for many years been striving to attain in various ways. rTlH'E HBRAIiD, through its col J_ his always stood at an advocate of mixed farming for Southern Alberta, because it belteves that the great hope of this country in the prosperity of its farmers. For years to came the principal wealth of Alberta will be in its agrt- cultural resources. A rich and pro- gressive agricultural community is al- ways an attractive one, and by the development of its agricultural re- sources, foraee tbe recognition of ev- ery part of tbe world. Hut in young countries such as this, there is al- ways the tend'aney to.strive to make money with feverish haute, ajtd as grain growing searaa lo offer that op- portunity here, it is natural .that the farmers should turn their ittention in that direction. But the experience of other coun- tries, originally ae rich in natural re- sonrr.es as ibould aerne as a guide to the ot this province. Not many years since, the states of Iowa, Minnesota and the kolas wera considered (the most mag- nificent wheat growing areas of the world. The fanners knew it, and work-ed them to the limit or (heir pos- sibilities; WhM-fe the result? To- day the average wheat, crop in these is far b-elow what it was fif- teen years ago, and barely fifty per cent, of the average crop on tha'.Ca- pmlrMr Bipfljte state Mint It will tw-a before the method of ID tbe sjfcMvuaer.ttoncd hi no cftftitCNvJ M to to exist- the meantime A Plea for Mixed Farming The Monetary Times, commenting the cowlrr J for thort- flf anything if dont to that will W ft to on the question, is of the opinion that Canada, m profiting by the experience of Uer neighbors across the line in tbi-3 respect. It says: "Western Canada will ultimately be a mixed farming country, and ali'eady many instances are noted where old custom of growing wheat for year after yaar is giving way to stock rais- and genteral mixed farming. The Monetary Times representative met a farmer in Alberta this spring who firmed acres of land, and bad upwards of heau of atock of dif- ferent kinds. The farm was divided up into four parts, and over each di- vision WRB a foreman who looked af- bis work and varied Interetl-j in sis sectjon, his rounds n There are a number of colonization compaiw who go in 'or mixed farming, and 'the Canadian Pacing Railway are doing good work In this line. "Mr. W. D. McBride, writing of the W'ast, says: 'One thing is certain. If :he'Weit today ia attracting'some at- 'entjon ID the world it will compel he world notice of its do- ngs by 1981. us that nt acres are under crop, and Is In eat, which yields a avenge of ftuMwHi RCPB. Ttols will mean Oertainly we ihail need all our to the it-working at full presmre, and au on Bay an well. In b a CMC, we alto might si.ptKwe, with that acres wonW IP and at a fair arer- yleld for West tills would in another billion bushels of grain. TIwi cereal snrt other and live ffJltyfc thfe-.West is capable of has gone down lo defeat. It ts pro uable, too, that to all inieais and pur poses, Ire has gone out of Canadian public in a spirit of true British magnanimity, Mr. Borden ap- points him Canadian High Commi sioner in England, to succeed Lord Strathcoiia. Laurier has gone down to an hon orable defeat. He has gone down with his flag nailed to the mast, fight- ing to the last. The spectacle during the last few weeks of this magnificent g-antleman, fighting, fighting, hero, there, everywhere, foes and un- opponents cruelly vicious and opponents sterling and powerful, has indeed be-en an inspiring one. Hav- ing decided, with the advice of his ministers, that reciprocty would be a. good thing for Canada. Sir Wilfrid threw himself heart-and, soul into the campaign. He made it his fight. No nominal lender Laurier himself set ibe example to his men'. bore the brunt" battle! He bas lost. i He will retire with well-earned laur- outstanding figure forever in Canadian history with that bllvsr Em-' pire builder, Sir John A. Macdonald. His successor, 'Mr. Robert Laird Borden, is another true Canadian, who has in him the makings ,oC a great statesman. an .Opposition leader he bas bad some failings, bu th-are is no' to believe that given such power'as he has now been given by the Canadian people, he wil not develop that strength- as an ad ministrator -which the premiership demands. Let us hope that, like Lau in ISOfi, he will surround himself with strong men, and that he will be ible to resist the graet temptations that will be made to by interests nimical to the great body of Canad- ians who have given him their confi- dence. It is Books (Vancouver World.) instructive and saddening to looks over the books which were giv- en to children to read in th'air hours of recreation twenty years and more ago. Tbe Rollo books, the Elsie books, the drearily pious experiences of the Fairchild Family, were suffici- netly and quite enough, to any child of a invite for reading, except in extreme cases. Hut even tlrese were better than the literature of a still earlier -era, when books deai- ng with death and the grave, mortu- iry verses, gloomy meditations and adjurations concerning a future stale, and volumes such as tbe Book'of Mar- tyrs, and other accounts .of particu- larly cl'e'arful periods in history wera placed In the eager nands .of little searchers after with .quite disastrous effects on children ot sen- sltive feelings and fin's imagination. Many a child has hid his solitary hours rendered wretched by the re- membrance ot horrore which he has read about. And undoubtedly the evil effect may sometimes be In later life, in tbe way of Lminted sensi- bilities. Children do not explain these things to their elders. They almost incapable of their emotions; tbe only thins they fire frank about is physical sensation. The adult usually reverses the rule, and demands sympathy for his rnen- tal and spiritual difficulties, even Chough politeness holds him silent' concerning his physical discomfort.' And too often the adult forgets en- tirely what were the things that ]OOCQ-. ed large in childhood. So generation1 after generation of children' go suffering from the same -.nupidities' on the part of parents and teacheri. There is n great deal of nonsense talked about the carefree time of childhood. It is not the period of un- alloyed happiness that we like to think about in looking back at it. Children have much capacity for hap- piness, can get pleasure out of vtry trifling things, and should be happy. But things equally trifling can caiiie equally great pain; and the mere fact that childboud is a time of constant change, of new things, nipressions, new sensations, means that it is not a time of unmixed de- ight. It i-3 unnecessary that it shpujfl ie saddened by reading of long-pail horrors, and by gloomy on tbing-3, tbe essential nature of which he unlucky infant cannot grasp. H is nonsensical, off course, o go to the extreme ot barrfng luch uirely fantastic and lelieve stories, such as "Red lood" and "Goldilocks Children tterstand wall enough that thove things n-ever were, and may not 'be taken seriously. They know the dlf- ference between the real and almost by insuncr To proye this, it is onl ynecessary to observe with what delight they will listen to such tales, as, for the "Just- So while they do not at tbe same time expect to hear animals talk nor do tivay confuse their playtime storie-3 with tbe ail-too solid facts they learn at school. Lewis Carroll seems to have been -the first to ret cue the infant mind from the influence of that awful mid-Victorian school of juvenile literature; and Louisa Alcott also deserves a of high honor. The school of horrors seems to have died a natural death, with the broadening of the adult mind and the growth of It was not replaced, as was the'goody- goody literature; it simply died. But ocasibnally one corner acrosi m1 aam- ?le of it, and the impression left by when it is remembered that child-; i once read such things, the same as might be gained from looking on the horrid instruments in a med- aeval torture chamber But, happily, tbe child of today does not know vbat It bas missed.. Real Estate and Investments M OWNERS OF ornin Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 take his fare the professor suddenly perceived a well-known society wo- man of his acquaintance. He at otice put his hand into his took out a nickle, and handed it nonchal- antly to thre woman; then, turning, he made an elaborate bow, and shook hands cordially with the conductor. saw the sword. 'I came in for a not a hair- he announced, York Sun. shoot me, sir. one that you tell me how you got in with- out waking my Mete. "Just por_a Joke" Jlrs Flmn you ever drink intoxicants? Spoiled Spooner fat the replyin', madam, permit me to a4k If that is an invitation, or merely j an OF CANADA Cipiiil, tm UttlMct Frtllli Rural Banking -With tht majority of our 230 or more Branches serving rural communities, we have naturally paid special attention to the backing, requirements of Farmers, Ranchers, Lumbermen and Merchants. Our facilities for handling your business or private banking 'are complete. Savings Bank Department at every Branch, Main Office cer. Round A Redpath 9ti.G. R. TINNING, Mapsger. Stirling H. Roach, Acting Manager. Gracsy .W. Luckhardt, Manigar. A college professor, who is very ah- sent-mind'ad, got on H crowded elec- tric ciir not long ago and had'' to stand up. As the conductor to FALL DRUGS We do not, wish io have you thjit drugs mid medicines change as dp the fash- ions, hut the change of seasons brings the need, lor entirely different things front the store. For every change and every need we are well supplied, for our long experience serves 113 in keeping our stock right. la no need that you mny have that cannot be supplied Instsnfly from our slock. Depend on us for your drug needfl. The Red Cross Book Co. Limited PHONE T. H. McCntADY, Minifftr. like dis. niistah. When Ah passes de collection plate ch'ch wears a Prince Alb-art loat H full dress vest, an' Ah wants u pair qb squeaky .shoes to go wif '-om. Jiistice of the old are you? Illiterate don't adzack- ly know, squire, but I kin rec.'lect >yben ev-rybody called indla rubber Tribune. Young what is a traitor in Veteran traitor Is H man who teavea our party and goes over lo the other one.. then, what is niaa vho leaves hHi party And corner yours? Veteran convert, my Bits. said the constable, after, some parley with Jinks, "t reckon I j Know when 1 speed, and, into the box, with Ji faraway look in bis eyes, "here it is the 29-th of the month, and wo haven't heard about any fatalities in dramatic circles yet." "Why should we :hear about fatali- ties in dramatic queried young conductor, swallowing the bail, hook and all. And the humorist whimpered aa be dodged among the strap bangers. "Well, isn't August the motilli for shooting News. The supervisor of ft school was try- ing to prove that children are lack- ing in obworvatfon.% To the children ho said: "Now, children, tel! 'me a number 'to put on the boand." Some child said "thirty-Bix." The supervisor wrote, sixty-three. He asked for another number, and given. Me wrote six- ty-seven. When a third number was naked, a. child, who apparently had paid no nt- tentlon, called out: "Thevonly-theven, Change that." very body's. hy aorry! I'll be yia five dollars ye is ROln' faster'n the law allows." "I'll be you five 1 tmiil Jinks, "Anil therm the money." Me Ibe constable five dolhtrt) and rssumed bin Journey. '-Jbcy In suthtn' In this K port In' life, if Cer chuckled the constable, M he folded up the bill and placed it Ip'hia Weekly. cogUaled llic slreel car ns h-3 dropped his ulcklc As people get older they qaii hare a good time without making a fuss HOLY NAMES ACADEMY AND NORVAL FOR YOUNG WOMfN Under tbe direction of the Sis- ters of the Holy bt Jeaua and Mary. V Class Boardinf ind Day School. Primary and Grammar Gnidea. State Accredited High School. Advanced formal Course of TWO accredited by State of WMhlDgton. State Diplomas conferred. sic nnd Art Studio. Write to Superltr for Year Book, Spokane. PECULIAR AND PERTINENT It'a surprising how much interest a loafer can generate in a dog-fight. A ship with a cargo of clolh and wool consigned to Quebec, Canada, in 1704. was lost, at sea. Row materials were in consequence so the province that; JIadanie do Reiion- ligny, an aristocrat, spun and -wove several .blankels of nettle'and1 lirulou the lending Coltegn of (he wfiere young- people a thorough buainevt Hralnlng. Shorthand, typewriting, book- keeping, commercial law, etc. Is in "sesstlon monthi In the ;.Np entrance ex- aminations'. Board and room at very reasonable We Doaltionn for our stu- dent n. Our new beautifully Illustrated cafalogue Kent (roe upon reaucst. for it NOW. H. C; HLAIR PRINCIPAL ;