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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Page THE DAILY HERALD Friday, April 11, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER the Lethbr.'dco Herald Co., Ltd., pvsry evening at. office, Sixth Lethfcrldga, AlSerta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Editor-Ill, W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN' Circulation And Newt Job Department 1252 DAILY SUSSCRIPTfON I year, 54.00 I by tnttli 5 months, 91.03 _ 1 month, active-red 35c. 1 month, by mall uddredsea must be THE DAILY HEPALD FOR SALE Red Cross Drug Medicine Hat L. M. Boole Sioro; J. O, Co.; Jackson Cranbrooh, W.P.; -Alex- BeaiHa and apdrt- t L. Ralneckv Co.; R. Cltr Hamltton. Vancouver, Q. World Wlda Plnchfij- J- MHchsll; Nftwfl D. McCrfcR. Browa, Tabcr Weatlalte Broa, Cardaton Alberta Book Jamleson 70S Avenue. Fernle, P. C. Vercy DeaL Alto on all C.P.R. THE WEEKLY Published every Wednesday In oFmffife paftrf. and Bununary of the news of tlie week, local and 1 year la advance 51.. 3 moist hJ fttc it IKIVO btrii possible for Mr. Mieluoier lo curry out the policy lie advocates. A PETTY SUBTERFUGE MR. BORDEN tries fo give the closure coloring by reading excerpts, from Liberal speeches in 1911 supporting the idea. The great outstanding fact remains that the Liberal party led by. u statesman, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, refused to take away one iota of the measure and responsible gov- ernment enjoyed in the country. Sir Wilfrid said no, to demands j for the closure. He preferred to consult the people. He did -so and was defeated. Tin: defeat was honorable when sustained in upholding the best traditions of bur great and glorious British Laurier's name will go down into history as a states- man. Mr. Bordau runs the risk of being termed a petty politic- ian. It was an eyjl day for the once high minded, .gentleman from Halifax when he fell under the spell of the machine politic- ian from Manitoba; by name Robert Rogers. WILL THEY-no. IT? IF ONK OOlW IH'UPOSB WHS served by Preniifr Sifton's visit to Lethbridge.it wns that Hie people were given the oppor- tunity to hear from his own lips n contradiction to the vilifying statements of Messrs. Dennett and Michener, with regard to the Edmonton and Uunvcgan Railway. Both these gentlemen gave as the reason for the building of the line that it was to benefit Mr, Burrows, a family connection of Mr. Sifton through his brother. In addlUon to showing that the railroad in no way ap- proached, the timber limits mentioritxl, the barefaced falsehood of Ihe Beniiett-Michcner statement was disclosed by the dcclitrn- tion of the Premier that the charter was a Federal one, and tliu mapping of the route had nothing to do with the Provincial Government. With men like Messrs. Bennett find Michener bunting the big drum of morality, the candid statement hefird last nigh ought to be sufficient to unmusk'their hypocrisy. Further, the nir aught to be olearcd once far all with re- gard to the natural resources, and meretricious arguments ol the Stewurt and Ives brand, that the only way Mr. Borden couU he brought to know that the people of Alberta desired control of their natural resources, would be by voting Conservative, wns flung lo the four winds of heaven. Mr. Sifton made it clear not only that the legislature has nuide the Federal Premier awnre of the desire of the .people of the Province, but that Mr. Borden was fully alive to their wishes. This from the simple fact that in his late tour of the West he declared on every platform that if returned to power he'-.wpulci grant the Western Provinces the control of their resources. To tell the electors after this Unit the only way Mr. Borden can be made acquainted with their wishes is by returning a Con- servative government to Edmonton is n thin attempt nt suggest- ing red tape methods for the purpose of carrying out a cam- paign of wholesale bribery. The promise was clearly and distinctly made, without any proviso, and with the knowledge that n Liberal Government at tiie time in power in Alberta. Let Mr. Ives and. Dr. Stewart make note of this, and either abandon 'the game they ..are play- ng, or hnve the candor to "state why they are introducing into the campaign the particular argument they-are using. Real Estate and Investments Owners oHMtornin. Suite 111-115 Sherlock B% P.O.Box 1978 Phone 1291 TOO THINLY DISGUISED AS EXPERTS iji tlie science of-casuistry tile -Opposition' speak- ers certainly shine. They have such an ingenious method of deciding on the rights of the acts they practise. In. ordinary -Rnglisli these would be denoted by one But that is a definition which has too glaring a significance, and would not suit these self-righteous gentlemen. So, before coming to the point, they preface their speeches by a skilful disquisition on the ethics of political morality, and a censure on those whom they accuse of "insulting the intelli- gence of the electors." When they have got fts they imagine their audiences hypnotized to the belief that they are the only .'exponents of everything that is good and just, they seek the psychological moment to spring-their baits.: The natural re- sources for the Province serves for any locality they are at the __tjnie_speaking in, and_the internal elevator for the particular spot where the bribe has'tlfe Wiiile clothing themselves with a_ thinly-disguised cloak of morality these very men are not above calling their opponents .hypocrites. Even R. B. Bennett, known to his following as the is not above such tactics, and following the usual pre- liminary winds up by bringing out, as he "did at the Majestic, the biggest gun in his battery of argument which he considers will not fail to shatter every issue campaign, and cause the electors to decide on which side tHey should cast their votes. It is lime that the people should take stock of these men and let that they see through their attempts to place them- selves on moral pedestals for hoodwinking the electors as to their.real object. OUR POINT OF VIEW Mr. Elector, which 'do you prefer, Sif ton-and Progress or Bennett and Slander? Dr. Stewart is modest. He spoke at Cardstpn and says the riding is going Tpry. It is to laugh. The Liberals will carry at least forty sealskin the.-Province. The people are wise to that fact. Mr. Bennett is the slanderer of Americans" and the besmirch- er ot the people of Cnrdston, L Mr. Bennett didn't "pause for a reply" Wednesday night. The expression is changed now to "That's ,all." Beimeit had no po'icy lo announce. What clo the boosters think of it. All Bennett could do was to slang wang the Liberals. Not one word of a constructive policy. What do the builders aip of Alberta say about Mr. Bennett and his SECURED FROM LOSS THE DREADFUL INIQUITIES of Clarke of Kansas City, and the fearsome line which he would have fashioned, had he been allowed his own sweet will, are freely dealt with, not only Opposition platforms, but in Opposition literature. For the for which the Province, having guaranteed the bonds, is responsible, the people would have had a badly built and badly equipped railway; and the saddled with: an asset not only of no value, but one- which would have Entailed on it a continual loss. Read the Opposition literature on the matter, and then con- ,Sider from what the people of the Province have been spared. And when doing this do not forget that Mr. Michener advocates that a deal should have been made for allowing the contract to be carried out for giving the Province this "desirable" railroad, and Mr. Bennett holds up his hands in righteous horror at the iniquity of a government that would not allow such things to be. When you consider seriously all this talk about the notor- ious A. G. W. let this point stick with you, and do not be led away from it by any melodramatic efforts and postures. Ke- -member that at this very moment the whole sum of is- intact -True interest is being paid on it. but. that would have. had to be paid all along, even if the money was expended on the j railway, and in addition to this further loss would have de-' volved on the Province in the working of a rotten railroad. The sum of would have been frittered away, and the Pro- vince having guaranteed the bonds would be responsible for its repayment. ]STow, jil any rate, there is at least something tangible in the shape of the moaey deposited in the bank. There is ilie sub- stance and not the shadow. To the credit of Mr. Sif ton let it be remembered that the Province has been safeguarded against the -which .would otherwise have hacpened should Bennett crawls out of the charge of tz'eating farmers un- fairly'at his elevators ny A rather IBihly veiled subterfuge, arid; it Avon't; fob! therfarniers. OWNER MUST SELL FIRST CLASS- DAIRY FARM 440 Acres of the finest Irrigable land In the l_ethb ridge district. Full water right; Natural Qai; excellent build Inaa; SO head cattle and horsen. PHc-e, per aero (which includes buildings and stock, -worth FOR PARTICULARS APPLY Wilson Skelth Opposite Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 General Agents for Southern Alberta A WHERE TO? Mr. In and I give you a lift." The but which way are you Mr, Jo tell you the tnrth, MaoSmpniuti't'exactly know. follow along wherever the road's good." recognized as the official intelligen- cer uf the Conservative cause. Bill Rose Rooters (Alberta FledsratIon 1st) The. action taken by Fernle local lation'iipOD-'VIce-PresidBnt JODCS Contrast the optimistic, business-like boosting address of Mr. Sif ton-with the prolonged slangwanging talk of R. B. Ben-! nett, vote "for. Jones and a Greater Province.'; j Mr. Bennett delved into alliteration with I Sifton and Soft Soap. There is_la.ndther__illuminating alliterative! Bosh and Buncombe. Mr. Bennett Svasn't prescribing remedies for railway' les. Not a bit of it. As the counsel for one of the litigants it.is Mr. Bennett's ambition to prevent a settlement. He is out after the shekels. The more litigation the.better. What a nice position Dr. Stewart was in while sitting'oh the same platform, and listening leader, R. Bo'rtfire Bennett; denouncing the Machinery Bill. Dr. Stewart supported the Machinery Bill. What Others Think De Rogers Garjg (Nantoa Tf any smooth granger comes snoopiug around working politics tbe next two weeka, it wHl be safe to-ask him what kind of weather tbey had in "Manitoba last week. Money for (Nantou We don't think the federal machine is treating the local- Conservative workers quite right. "Why should they not he paid for, their In- stead of all the jnoney going to tbose imported what-is-Us? Their Official Organ (Blairmore Enterprise) The Calga-ry Eye Ojpene'r. is now nearer the hearts of of CDU- strvatism than .over -before, aad is TO acres irrigated; land, four miles from Lethbn'clg-e. Already brolt- en. R. L. SUTHERLAND Care of I'hinkett Savage, MAIN POINTS, IN THE FLOOD BELT All the cilfcs and towns .on the map hav? suffered more or less by the de- luge. It is the Doraine reservoir, two miles in length, which is said to have burst and hurfed Its- fnundatlng con- tents upon1 Dayton, to the Is 'both prejudiced and unfair and cannot bo accepted as expressing the opinions ntajorlty qf .the rnln- eraja It would show a much hetter spirit If they looked as well after thoir _own political Tvelfare_ia British OoIiimLfa aa" min-ers are "Wben Fernie' miners stop tlie political machine in B. C. from stealing what should be a working-class seat, they will have proven their right to pose as critics of'working-class pclitice. "Do you really lovo she wrote. "Referring to my last be promptly replied, "you will find that I love you devotedly on page one, madly on page three and passionately on pages four and five." "Fashionable surely, do- get- things mixed up." "In what "Wnat should'tie a horao show they mako'a dressTiarade, and a dress par- ade they call grand MITFORD GO, Real Estate OWNERS OF DOMINION SQUARE We Have Seed Oats, Alfalfa Hay, Wlieat Hay Brood Sows, Draft Horses, 'Mar.es Young Horses of all kinds See 11. J. Eogers on the farm, east of Sec- tion 5-9-19, Rural Phone No. 718 or me-at my office. O. T. FARM LANDS FARM LOANS STAFFORD BLOCK ALBERTA ;