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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A ROUSING LIBERAL MEETING AT STIRLING W. C. Simmons Gives Account of His Stewardship as a Local Member-louche? on Dominion Affairs-Mr. Magrath's Plan of W. Woolf, M.P.P. Spoke t Stirling, April first guu in of the province, 296 bridges had been price asked but had paid according NEWS OF OUR DISTRICT federal election campaign in the ones. to, 258 of which wore new and 13 of these large steel to their own valuation, and the pay- ment would be arranged so as not Mtdicme Hat riding was fired pub_ bQ burden OQ night at Stirling where W. C. Sim- Hc buildings erected, and with its experience in M.P.P., .the Liberal candidate held a most successful meeting. For spent in installing a government tel- jthe government telephone service is ephone system. j-ear the gpv-jin a position to give an economical a meeting so early in the campaign, eminent had received'from the efficient service, llwre was a remarkable attendance al government the sum Of f Turning to federal politics, the4 aud interest, there being nearly When the other provinces saw jspeaker said> "If tho choice had been hundred people present. The meet-i the terras given the new pro left to me, I1 would "have remained DIAMOND CITY NEWS Miss Irene Johnston is here ing Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Johnson for a few days. The traction engine hauling eoai to Leavings was detained here lor a j few days on account of a breakdown, but it is now repaired and will start tomorrow for Leavings again. Miss Vivian and Bsiehr Tuff were over spending the afternoon with Miss Ada Mossum. The Messrs AUster Bros, opened their new butcher shop the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Johnson made a business trip to" LethbridgV on JOHN WOLFE WANTS PEACE UTAH !N Saturday. Mr .Theodore English is Albarta Member Ctnturtt tht Politi- Acrow the The Cardston Star has the following about John Woolf, M.P.P., taken from a Utah paper. Utah needs fewer of the knockers sh.e has and more boosters like John W. Woolf, of Cardston, Canada. He sees clearly that Utah has not grown, cau never grow as long as there is sub. vicious contests in the state He wouldn't put a dollar here, and! .the number that would, or do, are j fewi Mr. Woolf says, "get pull together., forget the crazy relig- j ious-political crank, bury the hatchetj and grow. He believes Senator! Smoot should either cut out his apos-1 Story About the Mormons Denied No Large Movement of Settlers From Utah Separate Schools Not Wanted Polygamy Never Given Any Consideration. (From Staff Correspondent.) j them from the church." Stirling, April 2. Theo. Braudley, Mr. Brandley denied that Pf-sidexrt _ ing was used bv JUr. Simmons to vinces they sought a readjustment of for somf years at least, as your rep-, account of the work of the i their terms. Premier Rutherford was resentativo in the provincial legisla- [a cottage whic, nr his trood. building or ms gooa '0i the state demands it. Once tms First Counsellor in the Taylor Stake Smith had instructions give an provincial government as well as to not behind but at too conference of ture, for I believe I would receive open his campaign in the Dominion provincial premiers had got the your endorsement again. The Lib- etection. H. Ostlund, president of the Stir-! of eighty cents a head removed, ling Uberal Association, in his in-! that the population will receive that and I must ask your support in car- troductory remarks as chairman said sum per'capita no matter how great j rying out the work you have impos- that the Liberals of Stirling were in i the population becomes. He had got j ed upon me in the larger and perhaps is .almost completed.! i is done Mrs. D, C. McAlister went to Leth- liuu-t of the per capita grant I erals of this riding, however, "have! so i placed a more onerous task upon me good shape and ready for the fray wJienever it came. The preliminary speeches were given by O. IX Austin of an extra grant owing to more important'political field." the readjustment of terms. The Fedr The main dividing line between the oral grant will eventually reach Liberal and Conservative parties is oMieihbridge, who spoke briefly of per annum. that the former is the party of the the Liberal party as one of progres- sive legislation and of the readiness The speaker then gave the people while the latter is the party the I of the few dictating to the public. The tradeapolicy of the Liberal par- ty aimed at the ideal laid down of departments expenditure and 61 the Lethbridge Liberals for the'amounts of each that made up the election, and Wm. Oliver of Leth- j voted at the last session, bridge, who said that in W. C. Sim- 'one item for encouragement j "free trade as have it in Eng- mons the Liberals had madei no mis- take in the selection of their candi- date. After being introduced by the chair- man as one who had faithfully as- sisted Mr. Simmons in looking after of the sugar beet industry Drawing i land" but Sir Wilfrid Laurier hearty applause. had j framed a tariff to meet the Great enthusiasm was displayed by j existing circumstaaces and con- ditions and it is one of maximum, minimum and intermediate tariff. The first on.the goods of nouncod that the> government just completed the purchase of the audience when Mr. Simmons had tho an- the Stirling district at Edmonton, I Bell Telephone system in Alberta for J. W. Woolf, M.P.F., delivered a j It was a most opportune short address. He asked if the Con- servative cry. at election time that the provincial government would not! in splendid C9ndition. The govern- have money enough had been proven true by their inability to supply the of this district. There had been plenty of money for all purpos- es and yet not. a cent of debt had been incurred. If the province had the lands it would either have to sell them rapidly :io get money cr else borrow money on their security and pay it back with interest, which debt .need not be incurred under the pre- sent arrangement. If the Conserva- tive policy had been adopted, the province would at the present time be at least two million dollars in The Liberal policy is to give the settler the land and give- the province the money to run the af- fairs of government. The revenue is sure for all time even after all the Jands are disposed of. The .Albeita .government was taxing all lands out- side of school districts for school pur The assessment was made last year, and the people would dc- those countries with high tariffs ag- ainst us, the "second a preference gi- time to buy as the Bell system had j ven Great Britain and other coun- been thoroughly overhauled and WAS j tries favoring us, and the third for those countries with ordinary tariff, meat had, not given the company the As a result of this policy the trade On account of the cold snap last week the pipe in the t'ank froze and the pipes bursted which has caused a scarcity of water. Mr. and Mrs. George Stafanaek, a son, on Friday. Mother and babe are doing nicely. Prayer meeting will be held next Wednesday evenirig at 7.30 p.m. All are invited to attend. Mr. Herb. Gloir has been hauling out hardware for Mr. Wyatt's hard- ware store. Mrs. C. A. Johnston and Mr. F.A. Johnston were visiting the Pulley ranch Friday. The strong wind of last week blew Mr. Armstrongs new barn down. Miss Kate Kellor has gone home to visit her parents for a few days. The ice is all off the river. There was quite a number attend- ed the services Sunday evening. On account of the water being so! ness tne interests of men, tne the state, get j view took occasion to deny in toto j wayward should be driven into line. reputed Cnrdston despatch to the i''No such instructions have gether he said, "On the other forcibly demand that reproduced in the en, __ miserable, ungodly ranting, back-bit- j If the Mormons, i earnestly instructed to use nothing less ospect than ever." j but persuasion aod kindness with any "of a laro-e immi- that may be wayward." Speaking of affairs in Stirling, Mr. ing and hair-pulling be stopped for-! ever. He believes that strong senti- l said Mr. ment in favor of broadness and liber- ty, both politically and religiously, would result in a progressive Utah., and certainly a happier Utah. JMr. Woolf comes from a section where gration from The authorities of the church do not couns-'l emigra- Brandley said they were very satis- tion and ha-'.} -uised the assistance I factory. "Our he asked for u.j, h Jin a better condition than ever they who are coming'are doing so j have been before, The settled 1 of their own initiative." iat Stirling are conservative and-not "Does the church intend the Cochrane i was asked. o special to settle given to reckless buying' or running i-rityv j there is little or no contention any kind, where the people -are unit- j ed for progress and greater welfare of i the whole and he necessarily finds j contact with Utah's conditions dis-j agreeable beyond measure. i vi -j. it, i forth. In fact the church is senouslv continually refuses assistance- much more intolerable it is to the; _ i _ J ft same man who lives in the midst of', !large blocks. this contention, wno has it for break- fast, dinner and supper and hears it effort is he j into debt. The population is about stationary. We would like to get being put j more people but the church in Utah contemplating- selling the ranch in i J9J.11 on the gramophone and telephone ati b "The separate school statement is an absolute falsehood as it has never night, is easier imagined than des- cribed. But Tuitil we have lost a host I of men in Utah like John W. Woolf, een talkcd considered- by the in that way." A DENIAL FROM CARDSTON (From Our Cardston, April The dispatch majtin endcavor whatevcr to there is not Jikely to be any and may a kindly Providence help us BURNS SAD) TO BE A CLEAN SPORT had been ment I more than trebled it had bi-ought in force. The state- of the Conservative policy is scarce Mr. Mossum had to deliver to bear THAT WAS WHAT PRIZE FIGHTER WAS TOLD BY LORD ALVERSTONE water on Sunday. Mr. E. E. Eeynolds, manager of the j Diamond City mine, is expected back i the last of the week. i vague and meaningless but really is m, that of a tariff wall "as high as Ha-i The yfd is eiPected to be man's gallows." I I Willie Reynolds went in to Leth- The Conservative policy is to givejbridge thig .evening_ i back the lands to the provinces "on j Archibald and [fair but before the people 'trill adopt any such policy they must know in dollars and cents what the fair terms were. The policy of the Liberal party is to save the land for the settler and get "the. settler for the [land. Hon. Prank Oliver's bill pro- jviding for the pre-emption of an od- ditional quartet- sections by the set- tlers was the policy of the party whether it was passed this year or not. church. We are perfectly satisfied purporting to be sent froik the present school system and and published in the Toronto gram under date of Harch 2ltkK is' rather misleading. In the first'place there has-been no "heavy movement of What 114 Towns on Grand Trunk Pacific are to be Named get separate schools. We have not 'even, considered whether or not it is possible to have them. We do not i make any religious tests of our tea- chers, even in the schools that are j The opening of the Cochrane 1 wholly llormon." for settlement will doubtless With regard to the reputed message some "Mormon but the.-r this Kection thus far this 'j'-1 London. April Burns, tho champion heavyweight fighter..apj Mr.' Simmons said that as regard- peared in a new ro.o iasi nigni. He j cpporisnt, "Wa-oprath, he was A guest at the dinner of tho j would say nothing personally, but "Sphinx" Club and was down for a this campaign had already begun and rive benefit this year. Banchers speech in a debate which had been j in. a different way from the speaker'h. with leases were also proportionately arranged on' "publicity in sport" j He showed two pamphlets entitled taxed. Mr. Woolf briefly defended w-hich mainly'turned'to the ethics of i "Our Western Lands" and "A Ses- the Grand Trunk Pacific bargain as j Oxford's recent socret trial row. Un- {sion of Disclosures" which have been sent by his opponent to the people of the riding, which showed the nature of the campaign to be one of fecan- a good business proposition, espec- fortunately for ISurns 'fae was sand- ially good when compared with the in the speaking between Lonl Alverstonc and Mostlyn Finott, deal the C.P.R. got Jrom the late Conservative xovernmen't- Peo" two of 'London's best "after-dinner dal nionging pie would see the benefit in Usu speakers." sucs that Hr. riuction of freight rates. j wny- compensation in the I'or un hour, .fact, that -Lord AlverstOnC, held the closest attention of the crowded audience as he gave an ac- count of his stewardship as a mem- of the local legislature -and dis- cussed semi; of tae issues the forthcoming Dominion elec- tion. Dealing with local matters he spoke of the enlargement of the Stirling school district and the mak- who was a great athlete in his young cr days, woat over to Burns and shaking Kira by the hand, said he pleaded to meet a man who had played his giimc as cleanly as had Bums. Nealy, Barns' manager, sailed for .Kfew York on the Lusitania Satur- day. Ho will try to arrange a ing of the roads and bridges in this j match with Johnson and will place locality, remarking that all they had J n deposit of ad- ditiona.1. TJurns says he -will allow the moot-y to remain in the hands of asked for up to- date had been grant ed. Since coining into otnce. the Ruth- erford government had spent large sums of money on the public works tho stake holders for three months in order t the promoters a If such were the is- McAllstex were O'it butchering today fourteen miles and found the drive a chilly one Mr. Herb Gloir from Iron Springs, is in Diamond City tonight. May Ahern'stepped on a nail last week and was riot able to leave the house for a day A few of Mr... and Mrs, Alex John- ston's neighbors and friends gathered at their home last Friday evening sent by President Smith, "of a semi- private nature" but "read at a pub- hie that the practice of polygamy was to be revived, 3Ir, j Brandley stated the authorities of j the church Have emphatically denied Montreal, April committee ever sending sucn a message. It is of Grand Trunk Pacific officials who old story published six months have beeen engaged in the important, ago by tho Salt Tribune. task of selecting names for the 1141 "Tbere is absolutely no intention to new towns that are to spring into the practice of' polygamy eith- istence this year on the G. T. P. line: cr in Ftah ajjy where It between Portage la Prairie and Ed-jwould be ut'ter for the church monton have at last got through their authoritics to attempt any such and a good' time was enjoyed. Among those present were: labors and this morning the final and corrected list, as given below, receiv- sanction of the powers that difficulty thus lar has been to get those settlers to come to Canada at all. The only cars of _settlers' ts-l_ fects unloaded at Cardston this son come irom Springfield, HI., and were not owned "Mormons." The idea of there being more mons north of the line than south it is a great stretch of even a "fate reporter's" imagination. The insinuation as to "separate schools" betrays the clovsn hoof of the party giving vent burst of thing as it would meet -with the grea test: opposition right in the church. And they have pledged the word of the church' not to introduce th "Mormons" of Southern Alberto. have no separote schools, never have _- j j again. Otto Fitz, Jirr. Graves, Billings, Mr. jest not only to the people of western! not tnie that 4bo church are and Mrs .Johnston and family, also Canada, but to all Canadians, for j attempting to excommunicate all Miss Kellor, to pay tithing as says. There least foundation the is for Magrath intended to iIiad a'lively meting of ratepayers on put before the people in his 33th inst- The cause of the! campaign, he would meet him on his oil of .Diamond City, from now on no map or geography of! who Miss Claxa Laberrdie, Mr. Eugene j Canada will be complete that Laberrdie, Misa Ward, Mrs. and j not contain these names, and 'from the _________ _ Mrs. Preston Pulley, Mr. Hany Lud-'now-on each name will be in more or'such report_ Therc are tiiousands who are members in good standing observe the vlaw. No questioned with regard Eivers, Melville, Waterous, Biggar.j to their on that accottn-t. and Wainwright. Each of these nam- j es will IM? recognized as belonging to i wick. MOUNTAIN MILL NEWS Local Improvements .Council 3 A 5, i less constant use. It will be noticed th'at there are to j W.li0 do not bf five terminal station, namely, I mernbcrs rL is beiag to had, nor do they intend to so it 1 long as Alberta laws remain 'erai Such an insinuation, must be for the purpose of creir Jig a ng1- ar- [ainst an unpopular sect, not There are now eight districts ar- any ouncl Cardston .and including It, under the "national school" systun of our great province and rtvre practically controlled by whose religion teaches them "to oNiy honor and sustain the law pi the land they may dwell. own grounds. If the alleged deals with the Hackle Ranch lease. Brown ranch lease, and Robins Irrigation project were scandals, then he was prepared to show that the land con- cessions to the A. R. I. Co. which under Mr. Magrath's commissioner- ship for the company'were secured from the government, were much more so, Mr. Simmons closed his splendid address with an eloquent tribute to the Liberal leader. Sir Wilfrid Laur- ier, who had done more than any one to make Western affairs loom large in Canadian politics. action'of the coun- individuals promincntly connected cil wmcn on the 21st of January last G_ T_ p_ enterprige. Araong raised th.8 rate of taxation to per quarter section. The Council defend- ed its action vigorously 'but trr.der the other stations, Mmflg Qf G_ pofficial3 will be no. ag nameg of people A WAR OF WORDS Otta-vra, Ont., April feature a number of the, of. the Houge of Commojls todav was the passing of an interim supply bill (of being one quar- of the estimate in order that Mr. Indian FielrHnp- mar ha.vA innnpv to- carrv naJBs' 'some ldent-on the business of the county for the OLD MAN BURNED TO DEATH Qm-bec, April old man nam- od Lachance, 70 years of age, was burned to death in a fire which de- the residence of Theodule Lavoi. postmaster at Kenogami Lake, St.. John, the victim's home. A large sum of money and other vauables wore, lost in the fire. CUT OFF EIGHT HOURS Montreal, April a meeting of the C. P. R. officials today it was de- cided that when the Toronto-Sudbury line is opened on June 15 to put on two trains between Toronto and Win- nipeg, which will cut off about eight hours from the time heretofore re- quired. M. D. PLEADS NOT GUILTY Toronto, April E. M. Cook pleaded not guilty today to a charge of having performed an illegal opera- tion. His lawyer not being ready to go on with the case it was left over to the nest assizes on 4th. The physician was allowed to continue out on bail of a fcw work, such as Cutarm, p'ndj Bennet made of nlacp.s in the OM I VilC a number cil did most of the talkinsr for the i, .r j i Council's side, and Meesrs. Cox.j ly to _m the con-, nest year which begins tomorrow. Skeene and Kettles for the ratepayers The new steel bridge over the South Fork river, is well under construc- tion. The concrete piers are nearly finished and the stoel is expected the first week in April. The foreman, Mr. M. L. Jordan, and bridge crew i Country, such as' Birmingham, Bang-, maladministration, if not something or. Welby, Mead, Edgerton and 'Heath. ].WOrse... He was taken to task by the The list is as follows: j Hon." Mr. Paterson. who said he From Portage la. Prairie westwards: i could not understand the constant levelling of charge? without anything deserve great credit. .They expect to j r have the bridge passable about the Vm'X first of May 16' Gre8 Lcvinc- to back them up. Mr. Taylor claimed that the inde- From Rivers, the first terminal, 142jpendence Of Parliament act had been The. Ladies' Aid' of the Mountain Mill Presbyterian church, gave a very successful concernt- on the 19tb inst. .The programme which was ex- ceptionally good consisted of orches- tra music, furnished by the Fishburn miles from Winnipeg, violated by Mr. Stewart, senior mem- Myra, Norman, Cokner, Pope, Quad- j ber for Ottawa who had received ra, Eea, IJno, Treat, Lazare, Victor, money as an agent for the boiler in- Welby. Spy Hill, Gerald Cutarm, gpection and insurance company of Yarbo, Zoneta, Atwater, Bangor, Cald, I Canada. ron and Cana. Mr. Stewart's answer was that the Orchestra, dialogues, and vocal solos, O7T Fran Melville, the second cheques to which Mr. Taylor referred orchestra desenTe great praise for their assistance, ;uid also for pluck in facing n very strong Chinook 277 miles from Winnipeg for renewals of insurance effect- Birmingham, Fenwood, Goodeve, Hub-1 ed in many instances twenty-five bard, Ituna, Jasmin, Kelliher, Le! years ago. Since he had been a mem- Eoss, Mostyn, Touchwood, Punnichy, J her of the House ho denied th'at any Quinton, Raymore Sommons, Tate, influence had been exerted by himself Nokomis, Undora and Venn. in coming- here, a distance ef 25 miles. On the whole we are aurpris- ed at 'the amount of local talent! From the thlrd terminal, j partments. around the country side. i407 tnm Winnipeg Xc-na, Young.. Zelma. Allan. Brad- well, Clavet, Duro, AEarl, Farley, on the 20th issL Hawoodb, Juniata, jcct, "Resolved th'at a Constitutional j Mead.and Monarchial System of Government Is i ritjltt 525 miles from Winnipeg, westward: in obtaining business from de- The Mountain Mill Debat.in-; oo- vi U. S. SENATOR-IN A SCRAP fourth terminal, Little Rock, Ark., March Senator Jeff Davis and Deputy Pro- secuting attorney Helm became in- iDiiOttu rorm. Why run the risk of spoiling the fresh, rosy tint of a child's skin when a little care in the selection of the soap will prevent it Get a soap that contains no injur- oug filling cr coloring matter. Such a soap is Witch Hazel Toilet Soap A Strictly Pare, White Soap, It's especially gratefr.V to a s o .an adult's sensitive skin because of (he presence of soothing, healing, refresh- ing Witch Hazel. T-t J There is no just SG-- substitute for this soap. Its different from any other. THE CROVI- Palo, Landis. Coblenz. Reford, fodav Tako, Unity, Vera, Winter, Artland, Chauvin, volved in an altercation on the street Helm it is said struck Davis lis office. Cowley Society gove Mountain Mill society choice of sides and Mountain Mill chose the affirmative. The, speakers for Mountain Mill were Mr. Dunn' Edgerton, Heath J. J. Skeene .leader, Messrs P. w. shidds- Doubt and E. P. Holms, supporter. From Wainwright the fifth terminal_____ _____________ Those from Cowley were Mr. E. B. fm miles from Winnipeg, he resentcd with several blows. Davis soon reappeared and the by- standers claim thiil he was looking for Helm. Helm says that- Davis an ingulting remark to him Miller leader; Messrs. Hoidge and i Mclvor supports. Unfortunate] y, Knsdhl' Hawkins, Meighen, Irmn, Junkms, Nestor, Bruce. A WELL EQUIPPED ARTIST Mounted Police May Have a Prisoner of International Fame Calgary. April The Mounted Police at the barracks a prison- er who may be of international lame- About a week ago Ready's pool room at Medicine Hat wag biirglarized. Sfiveral checks were taken and some of them cashed in Calgary. Cue ar- rost has been made but the 'bank clerks failed to identify man. A couple of days' ago a man was arrest- ed bearing the name of James Potter, alias J. Stanton alias J. Maxwell, The cheques in question bear the two latter names. The capture was made by police man Craig who detected a similarity between the 'J' part of the signature on the hotel register. When taken to the police, station, several neat little saws and other incidental tools of modem K'aff les profession were discovered on the person of the prisoner indicating that unless some explanation of the possession of the keyhole saws was not forthcoming that the gentleman in qiiestion wss better under care than at large. I- i-; doubful in the minds of the pokes': whether he is not vra.uted in T pi? ces. WANT RAISE IN SALARY St.. Petersburg, April the lead of the Legislatures of Paris and Washington, fifty members of the Russian Duma today introduced a bill for 'an increase of their salaries by the extension through the recess of the political compensation of a day. They complain that the sura they now receive is wholly inadequate to the St. Petersburg scale of living. Mr. Skene was ill and Messrs. Doubt) Holden, P'oe, Rylcy, Shonts, and Val' and Holmsdebatedthe afBTOutive Dftvillc- Uncas' Ardrossan alone. The judges who were Mr. Me- cwr- The next station is Edmonton. Kinnie for Cowley nnd Mr. McDon- aid for Mountain Mill, with Mr. Schlisinger as referee gave their de- cision in fa.vor of the affirmative. A return debate wns 'arranged for on the 2nd of April. MINISTER TO TURKEY Constantinople, April 1. Geo. H. Barclay, secretary of the British The weather is be- i legation here has been promoted to pinning to look and feel spring the rank of minister plenipotentiary and everybody is preparing seed. j and will remain in charge of the em- Mr. H. Deane, is anxiously await- j bassy at' Constantinople until a Slic- ing the -arrival of his plows, which ho coaaov to tho late Sir N. R. O'Connor is getting for his gasoline engine. Coalfields school near here will opfn as soon as the board cnii se- cure a teacher, The health of the Nation will be improved by the use of COWAN'S PERFECTION COCOA nppointed. Mr. Barclay's wife is nn American, br-ing dangh- tor of thf> ]nlc G. Chaprmm of New York. I Pure, nutritious and easily digested. THU COWAN CO., Limited, TORONTO 45 ;