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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 14, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta . Tvyohdav. Ami U, f Ithbridge daily herald i, ^ ^ eSTABLISHED DECCMBCri MOT t>Hbll�h�JS. IN THE BANE for the railway ijbntrd&tons to start with as if5ii5�6on\af possible.-'/:V :/.^::'-f,.."'�*, TheHe^ h^ with regard to the Edmonton and t �K^I3!uirvegan;I\ailway, notwithstanding the*fact^^t^^ here also the I s?i|Iidnds h and twenty-flvesmilessalready constructed. VjC IThe,cOiM^ the credit ^f Alberta has been impaired is I^S5�iijasline wth a and . tegi|falsehood.sThe only way that the^ qred^t of Jthe. Province will be ^selillieffected is-^by the tactics'of tlie Opposition ?press and the Oppo-ipi^tW speakers; for the Oi^ >i iije imaginary picture of-^financid ruin appear^trueto-the eyes of f. iiibe world; .Will this be 6f benefit tov Alberta? Certainly not Sfliif(|Wh^t gu^rantee'have .theoutside iiiveators that so^styled incom-^ ' " letence-wiU notbeiollowed by.vinccwiipe If they believe bat Ihe Prpvlnce of Albertaisin financial strdits it is only fijom J, j!5^ti^t ..they hear, from the Opposition;^ To ^practical men there fS**lmii8t)'come; a; doubtj and even uncter^ new regime it -will take a fe:||bng'time brf^ the confidence which is; sought io be disturbed !fejjiisibe & GvW. at the Majestic. But what was ^^^^%t?;ij He had nothing to do with its origin. He was .ilied.mKeiBfecting asplution. What he did in this fpibl|c'J5|roperty. He j^pcided on acourse which was |?li|?:?^|ppinion of eminent counsel, and sustained by ^^]|j^ii8;no stic|i^tHink as infaj^^^ shown in the million ot o^l^pikjts of App^^^^^^ CounciU in' an ^^^j^-^pjfB^agbySi^^^^^^^^ On purely '^^^^|Di^^^^^|;aJfferii|G^^^ the actiph of h^^^^i^^'pheyfuWthout^ the bondholders viewed as an objection by the Privy Coundlj Mfv ..SiftbnVwo^uM have been acclaimed tliroughout the leflgOir'and, ^ifeailthv Ofo the. land as the genius who solved the A. & G. W. diffictilty. * ' To get the consent of each individual bondholder is not a matter wliich caii be. accomplished in a feXv . Altogether he has expoised his incompetence in dealing with the matter by his weathercock attitude, showing he has nothing in the way of^/practical solution to earn the confidence of the people of Alberjas "GUiPEi jP.KfLOSOPHER, AND FRIEND'.', f THE OPPOSITION is not only without an oijiginal policy but -withcmf originial arguments. The spouterfe' are-gding about the rutal constituencies .simply repeating id^as given them by the man from-Ottawa-.- "What-would the Opposition do without Mr. Bennett? If elected to pTower surely it wiU' have lo' appoint R. B as "confidential adYiser'-'r-it a high salary. Dr. Stewart while in favor of tlie Farm Machinery Bill at Edmonton, is nowtalkltig about uniform contracts,' atid Mr. Ball is seeking to spellbind .his rural audiences .'.by discoursing on "Thou shalt not steal.-"- Of a truth Mr. Bennett js proving him-sfelf a guidci philosopher and friend. We wonder what the-party sjpeakers would haye.fp.say if R. B. had .no,r>p.oken � at the �� They also owe a debt of gratitude to Mr. Ewingfor Jurnish-iug them witli^platform ."pabulum in the matter of a| mysterious sum of $740,000 obtained on the selling of ihe bonds ^t 110. Brokers are evidentlj'^-expected not to make- anj^ profit "in-financial, transactions;- But Svhat does that matter to these gentlemen so long, as one of the shining lights.of jbeir. party has dished'this up as a-good thing to-prejudice "intelligent" � hearers. / . ;  - GO-OPERATIVE LEGISLATION . (Grain GrowersV GmdeJ,,^. � ,.: , Two-atatiites enacted by the Alberta liegislatuue last nfonth -will have a^very far-reaching effect, and winj^^Vtielieve, result in great'progv*essnnd'' ^the rur^i^qc^ipns of the Province. . One of these prq-vided for: ithe iacoigjoratiQn of ;the Alberta Go-^operative Elevator Company, Liilfited|. Vith the officers of the D.P; A. as provisional\dtt,fctoi^.,,The act^o corporation: is very.sfiijiihir to the charter of ithevSaskatche-vyarij Co-operative: Elevator Company. It provides that the-government -will-ad-vance-'S5. per cent, of the. money necessary;for; the erection of local elevators, and that these elevators are to be provided by" the co,mpa,ny after sufficient stock has been silb&feribed by farmers at each-local point, to be^paid for 20, per pen tV cash and thehala^ceas.requested within the followingfour^years; Thp company -will have power to construct, purchase 01:,lease-country, elevatoi* and alsOito sell them or make any agreement'for their operation - with any other company, and also tulltlings; 80 head cattle and horses. Price, $130 per acre"-(;wliiGh4iicludes buildings and stock", .wortK - ........ '. ..... "\:r' I ,ji5;ooo) , . ' JFpBaPABTlhot^BS APPLY TO-- J Wilson Skeith Opposite Alexandra Hotel Phohe 1343 �A General Agenta fop>SoMthern Alberta Mii.'Sift6n turned a part^all_jf hdstile'audience at Macleod Lifato a.cheering one. Sis mdnly declaraUon.-on pubhc issues eaught the crowd. . - ; ' ' - r s- All dbidits as to ,Mtu;tin Woolf .beiig returned are gone. jThree days of husthng and it will be all loveri but the voting and the cheers. vi ..--t/^- From all parts of the riding qqmes,Ihe--most'oheering reports of a sweeping victory for the'Hberjils. The best Mr. Mich-enei; can do is twelve seats.' He will,:l,6se IniRed Deey. The fine weather is going to make it rnbre difjBcult to get the vote out in the country. Urge on every riian the necessity of .giving-an hour or two to the statei : --- I': � ' ,. :. . . i. :' The prospects f6r William Moffatt in iglareshohn are' growing brighter daily.. E-very ^iberali'sTi(iuld^s,hoiUder his share of ihe woi^c-for the next,three days'1911^i-victp'ry ^111 test with the jiioneer Settler of the district. : ' Holy. Rollers 1 Hornerltes ... :>��., �.' 90 Indepeadents �...:... ..62 Jews  �^ 1|207 Lutherans ...1 ... .... 43,311 Marshallltes......... Mennonltes .... .... 1,524 Methodista ... ... >.'. Sl,844 MiUenlal Dawnlles Mission...... ... .; Mohammedans ..i ... Mormons �........ Nffw Church ... ... .. Nonconformists ..i- . .� Non-Sectarians ... ... No Religion ... ... .. Pagans ... ......... Pentecostal Movement PJymouth, Brethren 60 ,218 48 9,703 50 134 235 7,33G 1,848 2 234 CENStlS OF CANADA'S ^REIUGIQN act recognises the right of the common people to'%aridSc:i their own business"and act'as.their own middlemen. ^ " ^ ^,V; . - ', OUR POINT OF, VIEW-; Jones -wil.lwmi Sifton'e cause is-ever growing, sweeping o'errth^vSanir > 1 This is.the A,MeP-V' to prepare for taking voters tOKtlieV'pblis,' '' With every doing his share, victory is beyond doubt* ; A Rogers thug under arrest-in Little Bow. It is.jgetting'near home. Put :ihe run on them. /,> ' f '^ There is onl^''ob6 lonesome Holy "Hollers in the proviiieo of Alberta and ;i.wa d'ent?�jOs.tal Brethren, according iifb rlii'liio.Us-cejisus, as enumerat-�^d'oa June Ij'iftll, which is just from the press of the government at Ottawa. There are', however, as a con;-rjdrison ,66,361 Presbyterians, that re-^ I; Hglon leading in numbers, 62,193 Ro^ 'man Catholics, that denomination doming second; 61,844 Methodists; 46,62? Anglicans, 43,311 Lutherans; i&nd thentimbers of the various other ,.sects and isms ranges from 3 to: 19,-gii.----:- .,�  . .. There are 4699 resfdents - of this provlnc'e^who art olaisiflea tinder the IrFeligioufl title as "^unspeolftedj" ' 235 jnoi\-4ectaTians and 7336'-who have "no i.reliilon." 'There -are -MohMmnbdans, ufeonfuclanfl, Chrlstadelphian*;-- Armen-kns,, Millennial,, .Diwnites, 'Siilntbia, Silslis and Hindus, Splritiialist'^ri Social :ists, Theosophlsts.and Ddwieltes to a Tgtaridtofal of 37'4,B63.- ^ ^ " � j It Is^.Jntereetlng to note that" the population of Canada at the :time'of taking the censU'S of 7,206,643 ftherc .are 79 speclfled religions as l(iompared with 57 speclfled religions ;inv 1911 when the population' of the Ipomlnlon yr&a 6,327,224. The n'um-rher of .persons without apeicined ro-i,1lglon in 1911 -B-aB 32,4i/0 as compared with 43.222 in'lilOl, counting In each pase tbose,'who are speclfled as' of r'!no' rellg-lou." j' In th� matter of pea-ceatafge of the Vorshippers of the, denominations to .ihortotal population.Off the Dominion',' :,the" Roman Catholics led In 1911 with 39.31. .per cent., as. .compared wijh �41,61 per" cent. In 1901, while the �PretLbyterianB ranked second with |'15.48 per cent., in 1911 as against 15.68 per cent, in 1901, while the Methodists were third with 14.98 in ipil as against 19.07 per cent. In Chi-lstian .CatholScs ...... Ci�riBtlan.C|iurcli ... ... ... Chjlslian S6ieac,e ... ...... Cl^rlaUan JV^orWs........ Ghur�h:,-Cte)8t8.!*^,f >�'.*: H'J . �;>� , Dlpqlples;ii��"''�  DlB^ajiters �... ... Doi|jlthohQr^5� �>. -f^.- � BvangeUcilfl *!.      E3l�lusivp Brethren ..... WrtJpgtonV .lnd.epoadentft,,, Btre^'lOhurehv'..; ;.. � GospelfPeople v.. ........ ,GjrP5H phucoh,,*.,,., 36 554 6 388 316 5lk m 24 3 615 15 45 1,032 11 111 309 . 45 18,349 Presbyterians ... 66,351 Protestants Reformed, Ch^roh,...... , Roman.Catholicjj .J.. ... Saints ... ... Saints of God........... Salvation A:!-my_ .-�. >�: Shintos ... .-.�>. . ... , r, , Slkhg and'Hindus'] Socialists '... ....... Spiritualists ... ----- ,. TheoBopiista . .\ ... ... -., TJhdenomlnaltonallst'S .. -Unionists ... .....�.. trnltarlans United Brethren ...... . -� United Free ..". ,... .. ...� UniversBlists ...., Welsh Cburoh Zlonltes (Dowleltes) Varloiift Sects . 4... .1 Unspecified ... ... � RellgibusVotulatioA 4,042 526 62,193 41 11 1,082 11  ^ti � '-41 � 72 13 '42 221 311 1,166 6 lli 3 17, 130 4,609 374,603 An Eloquent Anevyoi^ taia Tommy.-Pa; why do peotile about the patience'ot Job? , � Henpeck.-Becauflc they; flon't know your father, ^my" Bbh.�-Bost'on- Tran-script. ' . ' If Liberals are urged to volunteer for scrutineer .."V^'prk utmost vigUance^is.needed this election, -r '-f^':^^'^. The, v' �  -? ' The issue, is plain. , _ Don't be fooledt, Vote "for the Sif ton candidates. |ffi�n:^S?;:>l>o\Nrfi:'by P^^M^: � "' " �tKfc-ilptal)WcaIJy>as'aB fol- Progressive government oj <.^eaction,-l?.*i..,j..^�"'=''*--   <- - -�' Every hour oiijch^s victory for the Governniehtjr^fi^U thai is necessary |s fpF Liberals to get out the vote. � -"r-'-zr"^ �';,;.�* | Candi'datelvs,il^c|ressed seven people at Suridiqf'biit.jso'fai? as heard froni did i^ot show the blue print of the ejev^itorip a ?!  Mr. Michener opposes 'the.borrowing of money, 'vj^^fiisifot* *| standstill poUey in.the development of the Province5'*'?A&bD^08t| nvs vote against.the Michener candidates, ' The betting is seven to five ,that J. T. McDonald.-wiU lo^e/hi^ k deposit in Little Bow. "The independent Cons^rvativ^jjOaiiiiWlstrf Mr. Bryant is V^nning ahead of Mm.;? . � -v OWNERS OF DOMINION SQUARE 'ill ^