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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THF LETHBRIDOR DAILY HBBALB Thursday, 'September 38, -.191.1, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by Tha Uethbrldge H.rald Publl.hln, LW. every lawful evening at Ita Sixth Ltlhbrldgt, can. W, A. Director and Editor PHONE: and i NttM 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation and Job Depti. DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES .1 year delivered H.OO e months delivered J2.M 3 months, delivered Jl.OO 1 month, dellverud .35c. 1 year, by man C mouths, by mull 1 mouth, by mall I1.6S Addresses chansod us often as desired, .but bolU new and old ad- dresses must be jjiveu THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more pages, and coutaini a summary of the news ot the week, locul and district S mouths, in advance 50c. 1 year in advance 6 months, lu advnnco 11.50 75c. Cross Dr.us -Book Store. J.G.Robert- soli-A Co., Jackson Cope. Alexandra Hotel Dryg Store. Co., R.W. Hamilton. Pincher D. 'L. McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie C__Percy Beal THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Mediums Cranbrook, 8. Atchiiison. L. Keiuecka. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. World Wide News Co. Brown 219 4th St. Spokant-Tbe Jamiesou News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Alio on all C. P. R. Manitoba continued to before everything else, Take Defeat Like Men P. ORAHA'SI Mac- Sir Wilfrid Laurier hasn't taken keuzre King know how to take hjs defeat nearly as seriously as him- Chieftain accepted the edict of the people without a murmur, and is ag- ain ready to fight the battles of Lib- eralism in opposition. He fought a good fight !a a good cause, aud lost, and is not ashamed. In defeat hv has shown real greatness, and he is more the idcl of Liberals today itmn ever was in the past. He is not like Sit CJiarles Tupper. whose atti- tude after his defeat in 1891! was that of a bitter, angry man. Sir Wilfrid bows to the will of the electorate, like a that is why he is admir- ed and loved by the people of Canada. defeat The former minister of ret nilwayw philosophically declared: i ''I can't to win all the i ind then began to prepare to return to old job as a newspaper editor. He didn't whine or criticise, but took his medicine like the real man that be is. So did Mackenzie King, When I b? trow that Conservative oppo- VM steeiad be walked over ts where the ricton, were celebrating u4 extended bis congratulations In i the pTMBnce of the multitude. That i to the way to take dafeat. Be a man, the people will respect and as- i teem you much than the fe wko xulkfi. j The Were True 1 (Kegliw He it said to (he credit of Die farm- ers of Saskatchewan. they- stood by their guns. They asked the govern- ment to give them reciprocity, and the government having complied with ihelr request, they remained loyal to themselves aiuklwd respect for their own word viud honor and supported the government. Tho game may be said of the farmers of Alberta, But with some exceptions of course, the "armors ot liliice party vent bjick on their own request, and against the government for do- ig what they requested it to do. here Should be Vigorous of Moving (Spokane Spokesman-Review.) Father Pure-ell, of Coeur d'Alene, ad- uinisiered a timely warning lie autioned his parishioners in regard 0 patronizing moving pictures. particular picture that provok- c! his warning was a niisrepreeenta- ou of u priest administering the last ites to a dying: person, and the divine huracterized it as a "burlesque on There clearly is occasion for keen ud conscientious discrimination on le part of patrons of moving pic- ires. They are an enormous factor 1 the development of millions of Am- ericans. There are said to be len thousand theatres of moving pictures, but ouly fourteen hundred of other sorts. Half a million children, it is alleged, are patrons of the moving pic- ture daily. Four million Americans in all, it is claimed, see them every day. Obviously such a form of entertain- ment forms a mighty instrument for good and for evil, it combines the dime novel or shilling shocker and the cheap show. It must be kept clean of suggestive, salacious, irreverent aud'crime-depictiug stories. There .is a board of censorship at Mil IJiurler did this month. At of 70. he made a campaign which for vigor, eloqimnce and courage, wag a marvel, though temper failed him au It had never be- fore tlone. It wng no In of Ihe peculiarly hamasing nature of Ihe'contest to htm. Subjection one hand to attack became of MHiifficietu.y British In tympaihy, wan acaatled ou the other by charae that 'he wj aliuiiiK to butcber ynntli in Britiih wars, and 'both extremes Joined to de- nounce him as aiming to risk .Cana- dian autonomy by his reciprocity pro- 'position. Human nature %'outd new to be iiugelic to to a free from restivi nets under such mixed Kit Mlstakon in prodding an hit Indiffer- Clifford Sifton Did it. f LIFFOHD SIFTON, tire Ottawa Free Press tells us, made J dead set on the Liberal Cab- inet niinistsrs. It was Mr. Sifton's idea that the members of the Cab- inet.jnust be bottled up in own con-Jtitn-ancies, so that they wouJd be unable to travel oround the country very nvnch explaining the reciprocity agreement from the Liberal stand- point. this end in vi-ew, pon.ular lo- cal men like-Fisher, in Branl; Web- ster, in Brockville: Foster, in Kings, and McCurdy, Queers and Shel- burne, were induced tolak-a the Con- nomination. The organiza- tion in these constituencies was then taken hold of from headquarters. Ex- perienced men were sent in to help. Large sums of money were supplied from coffers well filled by the manu- facturers and." others oppos-ad to re- ciprocity. The ministers, were soon made to Understand that they were ,up against a real, opposition in ridings. They could not afford to leave them for longer; than an odd day now and then. .Macedonian cry went out to them-! from Liberal candidates other constituencies, but they were .unable to respond. The brunt" of; 'the--general fight was left to New York that aims to purify and in- vigorate the moving picture. In two years they have destroyed worth of films condemned. Much re- mains to be done. Altogether too many robberies, and murders, nesses and accidents form the theme of moving pictures. The reeponsive ness of 'children to suggestion, lead- ing them to the commission of pictur- ed crime, must be guarded against. encv >to the British of Incomplete In big buemeiK tjuen- tious, such the Grand Truijk pac- ific and the Quebec bridge, and deaf to criticism of the n'.juifigemeni qf f ov eminent dopartmeuts. Sir Laurier nevertheless ranked ranks as a great Canadian and a great man. His grasp of constitu- tional principles, his breadth of mjnd. eloquence, courage aud ness, his personal honor and his political shrewdness and esqueness hare justly made hjni a notabte figure on the world's A good thing for Canada it" .would be if the eight Liberal cabinet min- isters who tell in tfe in thia Ottawa parliament (n of leaser men of their party. ex- ceptional ability and the great liventary experience of Mr. Mr. Griiham and Mr. very favorable assets to Canadian public life. Sir Frederick Bordeu tiouably pooes'tW-a valuable' know- edge of and keen-interest-ia.imHUO- iffairs. Messrs. Faterson, Temple- mau. King and Bureau each had quali- fications to 'be specially useful in par- iameut. The new house is tlje or the absence-of such experienced, public men. VTbe absence _'of Mr. Fielding, and -.Graham muit BIG EXCURSION To Our Fruit Lands, Arrow Lakes, B.C. OCTOBER 3rd 1911 This excursion is run for the sole purpose of sliowing our tfruit Lands, and to attend the Anmia.l Arrow Lake JFr-uit Fair at JVu-kiisii B 0 October 5th and 6th. Call at our office and get full particulars regarding this excursion; Cheap rates and 1'roc hotel .while at our lands. Box 679 Phone 1212 Sir v himself, and it was a physical impossibility for htm to -speak oft-ener than he did. Sifton knows the game as well, l better, than any politician in Canada, ami the Tories will find it Hfficult to pay the debt they owe lim. A Great Leader SIR WILFRID LAURIER dis- played wonderful vitality and courage in the election cam paigq. Older than his colleagues in the gorernrnent, he fought harder than any of them, and yet he was i fresher and more vigorous than any "Of them at the last. The Montreal Witness uay-s the fol- lowing fine tribute to the Liberal leader: "For Sir Wilfrid himself, the kaencst sympathy. So will all Canadians. Had he not been some- thing of an opportunist, could not have heU riie reins between tR'e dis- mordant of which the conn- try made up. He has himself i tiften throughout a pure patriot with [the highest, and best irivala always be- j'fore him. For twenty ywrs back he Al- life nag been in the focus of strain. most any out of such would -jo disconcartw) moat peo- pie that they would needed a holiday; .but with him, with only occa- sional and brief moments of relax- ation, each week has been as stren- uous as the last. In struggle just ended almost every other contin- uous' campaigner has broken down, b.ur, while tsi'3 standard, bearers were falling, hie white plume continued to rise above (he ranks of war, always in the thickest of the frny. This wonderfftl endurance of nerve strain Is the.more remarkable from the fact that Sir Wilfrid was in earlier years ap delicate that he was refused life n-juranc-e. That warning no doubt led him to using his good judgment, and his iron will to avoid every avoid- able strain upon his health. He is a sample of what a careful and well spent life can be. Though he has fallen as the country's niter, the at- Taft'i Position (.Montreal Witness. We have seldom seen expressions of more majestic, modesty than those attributed to President Taft In talk- ng with his friends after to him, killing defeat of-the reciprocity agree- ment. That defeat, coming of the Democrat free lists, leaves he people of the West entlrwy with- out the tariff relief he promised them. He explains Hi it his plan has been to steer a middle course between those who would not onlv maintain hut in crease the burden of the tariff and.: those who would have made revolu tlonary changes. In doing that he ha not proved the virtue of that Lati proverb which says "safest in the mid particularly deplored. Both'vtff j of the finest type ot Canadian, men. Mr. Gribam-wiu much in sympathy with the Uy idea. He said comparatiTely lit- tle about it. That his heart wif, in the'right place, was illustrated ,by splendid'saying at the banquet of Ottawa Board'of .Trade Empire i.6 my country; is my home." ".Mr. Graham in showed himself unspoiled by power. He retained the confidence of tha'coun try in his honesty, fairness andjabjlity, and he increased its liking for p-arsonally 'by kindlyxhumor- tachment that have to a and strong personality will hrough his fife, and through htetory." great be his his name wil OUR POINT OF VIEW Boost for the Dry Farming Congress for Lethbridge in 1912. Every Conservatire M.P.P. who re- signed io Ontario to run for the Com- mons was elected. In Alberta, all of both aid-ea were elected. This fine weather ts Junt the thing Tor cily and country, in the former local improvement work can he and in tile latter the harvesting can completed. With Frenchman blowing up, and Turks and blowing off, are rather exdting' around the 'led- Tke country aeenta to have got the vlfellm Holh Onlarto and Su- j katcbvvfii are talking of having a I wlittoaJ .Jht rour pye-elec- tions In Alberta will provide the local excitemtent. Every Grit and Tory in the coun- try should follow the example of their leaders, Lanrier and Borden, and be on as friendly terms m before the el- ection. Borden is finding it harder to select the few members for hit cabinet than to the many to give him tho right to form the cabinet.. Calgary la In a had fix having two candidates for a position In Dorden'u cabinet. It looks as though BonntU would have to sit back for a while and Txiugheed hold down the cab- inet seat. It In-reported that Borden will form liriff "to ttin Hmall from a politically weeteni farmers." hey can expect hui rather the English one which says "Between tvfc stools on falls to the ground.'1 At all eventi that is where President Ta'ft is now after doing, at every step, in the conscientious and determined manner what he regarded as the'highest righ' A man who always does what he lieves to be right, however UHSUCCPS- ful his policy, has nothing to reproach himself for. The great blunder of his career was made on that day when he allowed Speaker Cannon to convince him that the new Payne-AIdrich tar- iff was tbe reformed one he had prom- ised the people. His .whole life has since been spent in trying to remedy that blunder, and hia supreme ef- fort has failed. How it failed mav ivever >be fully known. The New York Times, a well-balanced journal, the World, and certain others, believe it ;o 'have been the work of United States slush funds. No successful par ty, especially not one working against the people on behalf of gigantic and world wide moneyed interests, can hgpe to escape that conviction on the part of the people until some govern- ment Is honent enough to pass a me; sure that will expoee the.sources uses of all election expenditure. Tribute to Defeated (Ottawa Journal, Conser-va'tive.) No political leader down to defeat more gallantly than Sir Wil-1 leaves office with the absolute confi- dence in his .Integrity. His mistake in fifteen years was. the reci- procity proposition. To this fancy lie was principles. uy his long trainT ing in free trade., ideas. We' do not believe that prior to the opening of the debate in Parliament, he ever dreamed that the reciprocity prppoet. .ion could be suppjrted !likely to ouslj if feet Ulijpfe countrv s destiny. Mr. Fielding is -a ,dian. We do uot suppose for in in- that anj minister or any LUieral who entered the recent contest on the reciprocity platfossa had any Idea that the proposition would he dapffifoui andard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF orning %y Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 either to Canadian business independ- ence or to British connections mistake was of judgment, .not "of desire to affect existing political coii- nections For a to t j reported conversion the sub- ject of then conversation, asked: 'Do his gettin' iff 'rence to him7 fYa-as, religion make anj exclaimed- the oth- Training the Parrot William Dean Howells Is a atout p ponent of those novelists who, und< ;he pretext of reforming their reader write books about vice. "Such said Mr. HoweJU a a luncheon at Kittery Point Main remind me of a lad nhote qfath< aid to him: Johnnie, I do believe th; ou are teaching that parrot to swea: I'm not, the. boy r lied. Tm telling it Tvhat" H musto ay.'" Couldn't Expect Too Representative Underwood, of Ala ama, has a story of a man in tow f that atate who denied a conifer ble income from the rental of thin es to negroes. This man bore the re itfttion of. being hard in bia bunlno: ealings. One day two negroes .were talkinj; o m, when one of them, with FALL DRUGS We do not wish have you think that drugs andmciicincs change as do (lie lash- ions, but the change of seasons brings the need for entirely things from the drijg store. F'or every change and every we are well supplied, for our long experience UK in kfteping our stock right, There li M need that you may have ttiat, cannot be supplied instantly frojn our ttock. on Hi for your drug needs. The Red Cross Drug Book Co. Limited T, H. er colored man It do make a gre it djff'rcnce. When he kick one o' dem tfolo'd-men out now be tell him how ich It grieve him to disturb he used to be rough in hia man per But-, he kick dem out. jest de observed the first. 'Va-as, he kick dem out jest de same agreed the second. "But. he adqjed "you kin sceersly expect T man to carry 'his religion so as to in1 terfere wid his bualnees." TP ADJUST THE CALENDAR Johp C Robertson a Plan to Overcome Uncertain Dates One of most pressing matters at the monrent is Ite establishment of a fixed calendar and a fixed Easier for the purpose of reducing commer- cia) disorganization to a minimum. In of the vast expansion ni in ;prnational commercial relationshii: !he' arising from the cer )fpyment of varying calendars is cer- a matter for reform, and -this suhjeU i-4 to be threshed out thor- nl a diplomatic conference. Yet there are innumerable difficul confronting those wlio wish -to give us i fixed calendar, says Cham 3pi B Journal. The je.tr, being divided into it is .mpoBB.fcte to secure an rjual number of weeks, while the re- qrrence of an extra day every four earn JB another various Btumbllng lock Mr John C. Rob-artson. of Kfrkca' V, evolved a means of over- the difficulty which certainly many commendable feat- pei. In his scliemc -tho first two of every quarter arc given 23 iyi, while the (jimrt.cr montlin (ire thirlj-five rtnys cacht The nd- of this arrangement Is thnt month comntcnce-j on a Sunday, I tnda with Saturday; nil quarters tically constitutes Mid-V-ear's Day, as it i-3 sandwiched -in betn-aen the last of June and the first day of July. To tliisj arrangement" there is one com- mercial'objection: England especially is disturbed, already by the occurrence of Christmas Div and as this day, according to th-e Robertson calendar, falJs on a WediiG' dij giving in Brig- land Thursday aa Boxing payand a general'ibank'holidny, it.means that as Friday would b-e an indifferent owing to its proximity to the end of the week, and facing followed by a half-day, there would be a continu- ous holiday from the twenty-fifth to the thirtieth of the month. It might bo conveni-ant if tho three hundreih-and sixty-fifth day of the year ware to be sandwiched be- .ween Dctfemher 25 ami 2G, -the dies ion taking the place Day. On the.other band. New Y-ear's Da; would appeal as a general holiday to many countries. The exact position of this odd day, to offer the least in- convenience to the greatest number, that is, the large commercial inter- Professor; Uroslaud-e has en- deavored to meet reriuirenients for a fixfed calendar upon another bas- Isi In his schem-e the first, two month-j of every (juartcr arc' given thirty i eich and in extra day is given to the four quarter this. latter day always falling on .1 Sunday Th'3 dies non made New Y-ear's Day, while Leap Tear Day is placed as in. the Robertson calendar, Tho j S30.25 London Liverpool Now la Hie tjnie to make reser- vation for Fall and Christmas sail- ings. Unexcelled accommodation for Third Class Passengers. Closes rooms. Large, twin-screw steamers. Special railroad fares in connection with ocean tickets to Jfiurope. Ciuiiinl Line Canadian Sirvlct S.S. Oct. 7; Oct. 21, SS Nov 4; S.S. Nov IS CHRISTMAS EXCURSION New S.-S. December 2nd For'fmther apply to any Steamship or Railwuj Agent. H. E. Lidinan, General Agopt, Canadian Weal 44S teller idea 13 rertainij preferable fo lh-3 former, inasmuch an the inontlis all begin on Sunday, and the datej fall on the same day through month, tharobj maKing 5ear pracUfialiy alike, fn'this connection i'f. might be mentioned that Mr. John Almoiif] has printed a pamphlet ou Almanack, giving :niuoh curious and.useful information on the kubject. Near the Abbey liqaupres, Franco n 1841 a bull hanged for iomicide, after 14 formal.trial and con- iciton. flame Icngfli, imitsad of In Kiich wny that the id half of the .rear tttree days (hfln the first moiety, as pre- at. prcfterK, while the relation- ilp nionih and If flxn! and contfiHieR. Tke mni ty ta rohalderud dftn non, fw.k- ''New Ywr'i tn the manner anil THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ;8IR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., D C.L., PnniMOT ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENEML MANAGER CAPITAL, REST. TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Issued by The Canadian Hank of Commerce are the most convenient form in which to carry money jvhcn travelling. They are negotiablt everywhere, lelf-idcntifying, and the exact amount able in prin- cipal foreign countries printed oh Ihe face of every chaqiw. Thi chcqtMf are issued in denominations of .fiSO, and 42JJ may be ublainod on application at the Bank. In connection wilh its'Travellers' Cheques The Canadian Bank of Commerce has issued booklet entitled "Information Vit Imereu ihbui io which will be sent free to anronr spplymp fur it, Ldhbridge Branch C. G, K, Nourse. Mgr. ;