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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THt: LI?.THBRTUGE DAILY HEBALD Monaay, April 7,1913 EHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD r �ji B3TABLISHED OKCEMBKR HOT 'INiblli/hed by the Lethbrldga Herald PublKhlng Co., Ltd., every IWrtNl 'iVeA(rig' at Iti office. Sixth Street, Lethbrldge, Alberta, Canada. ''lEditorlil, ReportorUI And Newa Dapartinent 1224 W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director T. W. QUAYLS . Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCB Bualness Managar PHONS: Advertising XL Circulation *And Job Dapartmanta 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTIQN RATS8 aollvered ....... $4.0O 1 year, by maU......... MOO 6 months, by m^'.....� �1S0 I year, � ~-  t mottths, dellverefi..... I nibhtha, dellvero*. .... 1 nionUi, delivered ...... 36c szioo *i.oa 1 month, by mall ...... 25o. iAddreiaes chanted as often a� desired, but both new ana oW addresses must be civen. . . .i THB DAILY HERALD FOB 8ALB AT ^Lathbrldge-Red Cross Drus & �oolc Store; J. 0. Robertsoa & Co.: JacksoD A Co.; Alexandra. Hotel; People's Drue . Stora; Kenny 4 Aliln. - vfcfaeleodr-Tounf A Co.: R W.-,. Hamilton. Pinohar Creek-B. J. Ultchell: D. JU McCrjia. t Taber-"Westlake Bros. l� Carrfaton-Alberta Drug ft Book Company. , Fernle, B, C-Pei-cy Beat Madlelna Hat-J* M. Northam. Cranbrook* B. C-Seattle and Atcblnaoo. crareaholm-O. 1* Relnecka Diamond Olty-Diamond City : OruK Co. Vaneouvar, B. C.~-WorId Wlda Newa Company. MlnneapoIls-rBrf �9.4C!�; Street. �Brown * Brown, '"A^.f'VV'^ver-.TdeAvinuV Alao on all CP.R. trains THE WHEKLY HERALD Publlahed eyery Wednesday In eight oTmBSe pages, and coptmlM � sumtairy ol the news of the week, IpcRl and dlstPlot 1 yeax la adranoo .........|l.>, 8 month* In adTjanca ...... Mo � months In advance ........Wo. SUNBEAMS FROW eUCUMBERS ||r!HE.POLICY of the Michener opposition, if it can* be entitled k* to: that word, is clearly a negative one.- It was defined by nier Sif ton when speaking at High River. It did not require fiauy-words, hut was ^easily condensed in one sentence: "Don't ^o into debt," but it was never s^id "don't build railroads and )ridges;6r put:in telephones." "Jln other words the Opposition jjiirges,'without showing how it isjb be done, the making of bricks ^^thout'Straw, or, better still, if it should receive the support of ; electorate, it would enter into that highly futile labor of ex-aoting'sunbeamsout of cucumbers. The process may be amus-Jgv and'interesting, no douBt, to the parties directly concerned, luf it cannot be said that it is one-which the people would care to itch;^;^-^' , ^ M comparison to this the Sif ton administration, while not fdvancing any ingenious .or miraculous process for furthering ae? development of> the Province; is content to place its records listhis.directionbefore the electors and to rely on these for their lupport'^Thesc^'^e for^ to see in railroad extensibn, iadways'i^l^uUt, bridgesr^erected, and telepho|ie lilies widely ex-ided,'-' ,. . , With regard to the railway qu?!stion,^the statement made by rfiSifton deserves attention. The'fact that the Government i..aranteed the bonds of the branch lines of' two railway com-!jaiues_;)iadiorced the third cortjpap with like rapidity. ^eJJrailways would within the n0xf year reach all thie southern itowas and; cities, many of the lines-being already graded. V "RailwayB cannot be built in a day, no more Jhan pubhc utili-!ties';caii!be'.btought into being without the expenditure of money, [aS'theC^'osition-'seems to thinK.' The polipy'of the Government 'tpT)uild.ftve hundred miles of railway in Alberta every year, p �;jMt ;wouId^^^^ note that with'regard to the revenues of th&fPrb.vince the 6ppoBition maksp-vno. cuiac^e. of misuse. The ijdy objection raisedi which is puerile m.its mature, is to the debt, "^itji regard to this Mr. Sifton Has stated that during the last yjEtos Alberta had spent the sum .of thirty-three mDlions, himdred thousand and thirtyreight dollars at a cost of $l,-.JO^in the same time the Conservative Gcjvemment of Mani-BD^a;spent only $26,813.'e89 at a cost of ?1,348,290. Manitoba |iei\tl&s at'greater cost. The. comparison is. helpful in showing E|t^>Alberta in giviiig the peopkjia'full-retum'for their money, at iess'cost than Mamtoba-was-jfife,Ttiore economical of the two pv|rmnents. ............... |Th(^^oUcy of the Goveramed^ with regard to the opening'up ae l^rovince by roadways is to spend one million and a half oiaifs every year for-the nest;flye-yearSk. In spite of this Mi\ iSilenjar-has. the hardihood to complain that the Government S^iidt'spent enotigh in this direcUoin,..�nd that it has not sensed ifefimportance of carrying. ouf;;futur^ (Jevelopment. How Mr. Oichener intends to carry out a mdrergenerous expenditure with-t'.running the Province into further^ debt is one of those mys-Lcr'^ousiproblems the solution of whicK|ie,iiever attempts in pub-Jip?s^; .B^^ he and his followers shirk the divulging Oof ('a" straightforward and practical'solution of the A. & G. W. ^^Ulty., , .  |||i^^Reduced ;to a few words the Opposition seeks to conceal its 'pc^pracity of-dealing with the real issues of the campaign by go-ggib'acfcjto ancient history and dragging in for the plxrposes of a ' l^hprrmg trail the A. &�r. W,. deal. � As to that the whole $7,-^OTO'is in the bank to the credit of the treasurer of the Prov-^^d^annot be removed witl^put his coqsent. Mri Michener would be morfe worthy of the confidence he ^w^rebe to show convincingly how the program of the de-ME^^t ofithis Province can'becarTied-out without incurring 'ifEb^iaiid how the A. & G. W; problem, which he and his veyl'iai-e constantly playing up, can be' settled in a manner '^jiyioulidsbe acceptable to practical opd iiusiness men in his ^^ci^s,, .>^his hie carefully abs'tgihy from doing, and by these ds'sions lieliiiust, andj without doubt, will be judged. IJilA^^^ >5d^y5^(lieep alive the agita- 'i^r' vyridep^alketsiithey^S^ theMicheiier can- �.��.�^w{Yi,>.-w^ .^S,..,T-. .T"------------------- ----- ID this electionif *iEvery,ipf^ Ijl^ed up IJgainst the Liberals n^wlio fought'tliS;farm^|'m;ii!3fetjj.fig^t for a chance to irriimg profitable; The chief Jnogul of them all is R. B. ...wfJ "He n-the-'a&iiikMe&ii^fy^l^iil^^ this t>r6vihde; le'ib LkettisL the coptroUii^^*he^a!b;f fhe elevator monopoly in this soutlicrn portion of Alberta. If,, wdiild only Uiink of the number of times they went to the elevator this j^ast winter and were given i)rices for their oats and wheat which made farming a losing proposition, they AVould realize just what the opposition of tlic Bennetts, Michencrs ,and others mean to thera. The farnfiers have tlieir chance for.revengCr These fellows were not able to carry Alberta in the Federal elections for restricted markets. But should they win out on the 17th-the eastern interests would immediately hail it^as an evidence of a djang sentiment in favor of wider markets. Every intelligent farmer should renlira his duty in the matter, and vote for the Liberal candidate. What in tlie world is the use of fighting so hard for widei- markets and.then laying down to the men who helped do the throttling? A-v'oleJor a Sif ton candidate means a voteto help get wider markets. A vote for a Michener candidate means; a vote for the eastern interests. Farmers, think well over the facts. It means much to tlie future of this country. YES, THINK IT OVER E\1DENTLY the Michener meeting here-the otlier night w'as not the "grand success" which the local GonservatiVeS 'iui--ticipated, so that now the Revolutionary Bonfire et al must be drafted into service to sec if he cannot oft'Set what the putative leader did, find arouse a httle more enthusiasm in the ranks of the "glummers." Mr, Michener's own orgaij. takes liim to task in an editorial the day following: "At his- mass meeting the other night Mr. Michener was too modest when he suggested that imder Conservative rule provincial afl'airs could not be worse than they are undei- Siftonism. HE SHOULD HAVE STATED: THE CASE FROM THE POSITIVE RATHER THAN THE NEGATIVE." (April 4th, 2nd col. Editorial page.) Thus the gallarit leader stands corrected. He is "too modesty" too quiet, does not put enough gingerinto his stuff. Avaunt thoti "Modiste" and let us have a cdnflagration from the one and only Revolutionary Bonfire Bennett. Worse and more of it. In the same editorial and the same c^  ' Hear the.Hon./A. L. Sifton. at the Majestijj Thursday, night, and cheer for a nian who stands for a progressive Province. Lethbridge borrows money and will borpbw mote-money. Alberta i)orraw8mdriey^andwiU borrow, morei^noney. Macleod is 'not going to reject Sifton for,; Patterson; electors are not built tha.t way. �; .., The To use the-expression of a popular rancher, "Bennett is-a three-quarter horsp on a niile and a quarter track." Hralways "blows up" about half a mile the other side of the wire* C The Liberalsiof Lethbridge" shouTd be thoroughly aliye."to the fact that they, have-the-iest bf chance i,o win this riding, for Progressive Government. . �Z:r:. Rogers*^ thugs are Avorking out of Lethbridge in the south country. Chase them with the four-pronged fork. Theyliare the enemies of society, � " R. L., McMillan 'will carry High River. Doc. Stanley -had nearly all llie Grit votes in the town last election and then he was licked. ; v.-: politics. He supported- their party iM the. Federal election and was hailed as a patriot. Borden would not be. in power today if ft" "had not been fpr Clifford Sif ton] ' ' ' ~, ... �� .> . .... _ ^ ^:;>;v> -.^ If Michener were made premier the ^Tojies would still fail to make good on giving the natural resources. The "West would hiive. to want -imtil Saskatchewan turned,tod, and the elections I-there were of recent date. . - . - V Afraid at.'Calgfry and Macleod, 'vid? the injunction. "Sk( ed'' at Lethbridge, aswitncss the call ibrBepn.ett to "please cc 'Skeer- and start somethid^ going." He's .gi^eat on - the start but a poor fio|sher. With the "jig lip"'at R^d JDeer-as far as Michener is concerned,-Avell might the faithful join in singing the Michener anthem:  ; ' ' ' Sifton*s power is ever flo'wdng'. Every day it's stronger growing,. . Sweeping o'er-the, land..  R. B. Beimett took, a jposifion on the A. G. W. direclly bpp'o-site to the one he is talcing now, but that Avas before the Royfeil Bank dangled the aide fat brief. :f: Farmers, railride every bogus homestead inspector tKat approaches with his lyipg 'promises. No homestead inspector can get a patent for you until the law is complied with. ; R. B. BennetJ insulted both the religion and the citizensMp of the people of Gardstop in his address in the H6use";of: Commons. Will the people of Ctu-dston revenge it by snowing undej-Jensen, the Bennett-candidate? � The StandardSeciirities Co. --5 Real Es^e^ a�d InvR>8W#>>Tf �^ Owners of Jlx^r i^i li Suite 111-115 Slierioi^tfp The Employers,' i|iail|ility Assurance Coqiorati^: - UiniitedlJo^London^ England STANDS FIRST In the HberaMty .of Its Polley Contracts In Financial Strength ............ In the Liberality of its Loss Settlements Total Available. Resources, $8,000,000 PERSONAL ACCIDENT . HEALTH, WORKMEN'S COMPENSATIP'Sit EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY / AUTOMOBILE, FIDELITY,' AIVIC>- '.' FIRE INSURANCE CONTRACT aoNtJS" lotai Avaiiaoie. nesowrces, �o,uuu,uuu . -w..,- -Deposited wfth the Doratnton Government for'the Benefit of the Canadian Policy Holders*.., ?829,2P0,00O .' ' Reliable Sub-Agents wanted throughout Southern Alberta to sell the MOST LIBERAL POLICIES EVER ISSUED. FOR FULL. PARTICrULARS APPLY:-* Opposite Alexandra Hotel Wilso*! & Skeith ' 'v '"..'� -P^one 1343 General Agents for Southern fttbarta What Others Think Our Great Growth (Nor' West Farmer) The province of Albertai, with apop-wlatlon of approximately 500,000, had 2029 school'districts at the t the jinest in Southern Alberta. If is God's country, and It Is populated with-.God's good people, a thrifty, industrious people whose lines have fallen in pleasant places and-'who are liappy In their lot. The farmers of this" section are for .the most part Americans who .-have the' blood of ploneei"s, who understand and readily adapt themselves to the conditions of a new country. � They are well breil, well educated, with a whole-souled desire to make the verdant praIHe blossom with the fTUlts of the soil, and they are succeeding. ')Jhey have not the advantages they Have a;lway3 heen accustomed to, they hav� not the railways, the mair service and other desirable things of former homes, hut they realize that tills is a condition attendant upon the development of a new country, and while they may grumble at' hav-ing,to hadl wheat 30 miles to market, and having at the end of the haul to accept th6 elevator company's price "for their product', yet they have a firm jhellet 'that conditions will right them-selvesl in the evolution of develop meht; � ' ^brought.Into'>by Messrs. F. H;^ ;Bney and J. R. Boyle^ urging the cancellation of 'the contract with the A.'&G.'W., the building of the �ad by ttie iJrovince'and'the using of the halaiite-ofths.inoney In the hank for building roads and bridges.- That resolution contained the principle which l�d-19 tha-reJi)ctl9n hy the prrivy council .o�-the- legislation ot the Sifton ad-mlnrstraiion. It .'was af^er Mr- Bennett became the paid sblicllor of the Royal Bank, whldji in this ci^e la ;really the A. & G..'i;^;,i.tfiat- he'shitted-liia position and favar-rfd"''a pay.maiitv of money to some .person to, "fix up"' the whole affair. And' when he changed, of ',:! .-. ./ . hi !, 5,-.. Now could it be possible that some of the animus shown^by the Micliener candidate in Little Bow, is due to the fact that Mr. Sifton was once the presiding judge in an aldevmanic-investi^a-tionin Calgary? Perisfi the suggestion. , � What',s;beooni*piv.the, "Great, Emergency?" WhaJ'.?wpuld become of it with Beripett two thousand' miles away? How;couia such a noble Locliinviar,-desert the post in the hour ofv.drea<|e'd emergency?, Send a quick dispatch to "Der Kaiser.v ;' �i The'atfckkid^dSSrd Siffdnby-toe^Tiy^'f^eab^ a piece of pohtical ingratitude as was ever presented in Canadio|i ' Algtfnquin hafei^^'-bajftop, first place mentlohe^ iV^-deepatohes as a hqadquapters for rofU8je6\''li Is partially lloo^ded.'but 1^ housing In its upper stol-eys, hundreds of yje homeless, , '  ' ^ Mr.' Bennett's Gonversion-(Morning Albertan)-Before R."B. Bennett became solicitor for 'the HoyalBank, he supported, :ft" policy of deallEg with the A.-ft-O. Wi, somewhat similar to' the, policy' .adopted :hy the Sifton administration, .-.When he be'camo solicitor for the I Royftl.nank, he lnslate,d that.the gov-|.�rilmen't should pay over a large sum �q!" fficncr of the rt'nonle,.to aome-ber-�'on who would "fix it up.' ,^ .-'"-During the 1910 HCSBion, while"the .jRutherford government was In ofilce, Mr. Bennett supported a gresolutioo. We Have .' ��'Seed Oats/AlfaHa Hay^ Wheat'Hay : : B^'ood Sows, Draft Horses, MaTes ' J � Young Horses of all kinds 'I See-R.'J. Eogers on the farm, east }/2 of Sec-II tifln,,5-9-19, Rural Phone No', 718 or me at LETHPplDGE, ' '   FARM,; LOANS � STAFFORD-BLOCK ALBERTA ;