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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta AtTA, TUIJDAY, PAOt TWMH Progress Brand Garments brand that has made Canada famous for its durable For wear, for style and fit, for all the qualities that are essential to good clothes. Progress Brand Suits arid Top Coats are the Canadian Standard by which all others are judged. Look for the label that arantees satisfaction O 10 Sold anctGuairahteed McGUIRE. S OUT to him of and the Alberta crnmeut will brine the uiktter to hemi and fight it out to compel the company to build and keep the bridg- es over all their The company is not attempting to use the water to which the Act gives them the right and alt of land are issued subject to these prior rights, causing u serious grievance to the settler. Mr. Magrath here asked Mr, Sim- mons why he did not get the govern- ment to toe the mark and remedy these evils. "That is what I ani going to Ot- Jxxm the servant, of any company. And the of. Magrath and the other youth towns will-vote to me there to fight this thing out and get them their rights. I have only Kturted this aflajr and after Mr. Ames has given his picture show will deal with it more fully. I am pre- pared to go to Raymond and the other towns to discugs the matter with the water users concerned." Owing the crowded state of our columns the report of the re- mainder ,of Mr. Simmons' speech deal ing" with the School Uook contract, is held over until tomorrow. Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of FROM THE SHOULDER Continued from Front favor of giving the lands to Alberta t country or its future. Dut la i3% and Saskatchewan on fair terms, liut -the change of government brougiA a changed. 'The Irrigation Company RAM LAL'S PURE TEA ItV CLEAR COLOR, frosh FRAGRANCE and DE- LICJOUS FEAVOK have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet f IT IS PURE! Lftl't Tea is sold only ia Letkbridge by THE BE NT LEY CO. LTD. will Mr. Borden, or Mr. Magrath, or Mr. Ives say what the fair terms are. Roblin says he does not want the lands but wants the same generous treatment as these provinces got. McBride has expressed himself simi- larly. Last year Alberta alone vot- ed while Haul tain in his last year had less -than for the whole North-West, British Col- umbia gets from her lauds, minerals and timber, etc., but it costs to administer it. The Dominion government does not ad- minister "the lands, for revenue, but for development by the people, who can have.'free homesteads andf pre- emptions at per acre. This Is the policy that will build up the western provinces. The other policy would mean selling- the lands for revenue. It would mean the taking on of the expenditure for immigration, police railway buildings and other now carried by the federal government at no expense to the 1 provinces. "The government has Ixxm accusec of .graft in dealing with the public lands. .Governments are frequently the .victims of graft rather" than the instigators of it and it is a griev- ance to me that even a Liberal go- vcrnmeut had.on two occasions giver the people's land .to corporations ev en -torthe Railway, Irriga tion. Co. of. which Mr.. Maprath had been the land 'commissioner.-1- And i this discussion I hope Mr. Magrath will not take any of my references tc him as I wish to spea merely of him as in relation, to company." He remarked that Mr. Ames tras 'expected along with his picture.show to give vivid pictures of- the horrible 'deeds of the Laurier" government and anticipation of the show thought he would give a short preliminary tej .give him a start aiicl he hoped Mr. Ames would tako his text. At future time he .would1, speak more ful- ly of lands, land grants, and land grafts. Mr. Magrath's Lands "In only two instances has the Li- beral government, followed the Con- 'servative policy of giving the public lands 'away. The government guyc the grant to the AllMirta' Railway Irrigation Co. for.building the turkey-trail from Dunmorc. The gave, the A. R. T. acres for carrying on exten- sions. These: lands were selected under Mr.. JTagrnth's direction the Company has of it away., Mr. Magrnth got a good area now the Lehi lieliL In common with ninny others when Conservatives were in power. Mr. Ma- grath then had litUe faith in the W. R. BROWN House painter, paper hanger, wood finisher, etc. Carriage Painting a Specialty Phono 124 52 Argyle -The Irrigation maintained and advertised that the country was for cultivation semi-arid, and could grow othing but cactus and.buffalo grass MINE ACTIVE AT TABER ithout irrigation, of 'the .A. H. This was Co. the and veil members of the government irere foolish enough to believe and romulgate the story. The Company lanaged Ito, persuade the government lat they trerc right and the govern- icnt were the "victims of graft. The rrigation proposal was accepted and tic grant of land given tho company or practically a dollar an acre. The .company workcfi their scheme or getting their land grant bunched n the fertile south country." Mr. Magrath with the permission jf the chairman asked Mr. Simmons, 'Did you say that WE got the Irri- gation Act Jn reply Mr. Simmons stated, that two men, Joh Dennis and C. A. Magrath had ubmitted advice to the government ind it was largely upon their advice that the Act was passed. Mr. Ma. grath later denied giving a line or an idea to the government aiici Mr Simmons agreed to accept Mr. Ma disclaimer for the present al- though his advice was to the con-, trary. Denounced Irrigation Act Mr. Simmons denounced the- Irri- 3R1GHT FALL PROMISDD FOR EASTERN WILL BE GOOD Taber, Aug. account of the presence of diphtheria, the district school did not open, this morning as was originally intended. Religious services were not held in any of ihe churches Sunday. Mrs. L. J. Bitchie reports that she has sunk a well upon her homestead 18 miles south cast of Taber, whicb- contains a surplus of the finest water in Alberta. Mrs. Ritchie knows what life is and intends to have her entire quarter section under cultiva- tion ia the near future. S. A. Wright of Purple Springs brought In a fine sample of spring wheat today whicn he says was plant ed upon newly turned sod. He de- clares it will go twent3' bushels to the acre. "Although the season has been hot and comparatively saiil Mr. Wright, "crops will yield a fair average throughout this dis- trict." it-is very gratifying to learn that the Canada West Coal Co., and Dug- gin Huntroids Co. mines have again resumed activity. Taber has this season passed through the dull- est period of. its history. Happily the causes 'of tits depression have now been- overcome and hopes are entertained that it has resumed its wonted prosperous uir, J dseph Huntrods of Cumberland A. L. PkoieSO few days gation Act as vicious in giving fcis 8On of the firm-of Dug companies such rights as to gjn Huntrod's Coal Co. Mr. Hunt P.O. Bn 82 IT'S HARD WORK ON A HOT DAY ip find a drink that will cool and refresh you like a glass of cold sparkling and delicious Alberta's Pride beer. It is the drink par ex. cellence lor the athlete, the workman or the man who an invigorat ing and pleasing beverage, which he exappropriate lands for ditches and railways in making the water rights non-trans ferrable, and in gtvtefl Wie company prior rights in all waters whether used or not. The A. R. I. Co. had gone to Mr. Sifton, then 'Minister of the In- terior, and told what they were doing and asked for more land, that they could show him what more they would do. Arid he was ashamed to say that the government had granted the company another half million acres at practically a.dollar an acre on condition of certain works being done. The company did not cio these, had misrepresented the plans which showed ditches running where water could not run. These are some of the things that he pro- posed making a part of his program of campaign and he wished to, discuss them on the public platform with Mr. 3fagrath, Mr. Ames, or any other Conservative. Crossings over Ditches Speaking of .the crossings over the ditches on theVoad allowances, Mr. Simmons said that the Act rcquirod the Company to build bridg- es and keep them in repair over all ditches. But they were very Ingenious. Another clause said that while under construction the Company snail build suitable bridges. The company now says that the government should build the bridges over the completed ditches. The result is that government money that should be put on roads is spent in building bridges over these dttches ('omplnints were constantly coming rods is extensively interested in the manufacture of steel in England and is touring this country .merely for recreation arid pleasure. This is his thiYti visit to Canada end he express es himself as being pleased with the whole country generally. The gentle- man is- slowly feeling Ms way through to the eastern coast, when he will again sail for England. Mr. James Jobe and family leave one day this week for Asanabrook, North Dakota, where he has in the neighborhood oft 600 acres of grain harvest and thresh this fall. They will return again to Taber, wliere they will spend the winter in their newjUjosjr home. Excellent is the condition of" the crops in The fall wheat is all in the shock, while every bind- er procurable is employed cutting the spring wheat and oats. Stratton began threshing this morning upon the farm of Isaac Roberts. The hum of mechanical in- dustry is heard in all directions and not an idle man or boy is to be found in the entire district. always, gets bridge beer. when he drinks Leth LETBBRIDGE BREWING fc MALTING COMPANY, Ltd Canria Wiatern Bartered Cor ion, IwiM WUt >M kavt Mjrttei to tttttr U It k (Us If WMI U (Mi SI WANTED Wanted to purchase tor cash, sec- nd hand goods and household fur. ituie. Representative will call and nspcct any goods you may have for disposal. Telephone 261. Wadding, on Gibbon, west Herald office, 410 Round St. 99.6 FOR SALE A good paying business in this city can be- purchased for cash, and does not require large Capital to run. Full information given to those who mean business. Apply to E. T. McGregor, P. 0. Block or Box 387, Lethbridgc, Alta. 9S.6 LOST Large red cow, about five old, white underneath body yearn and white spot on left shoulder. Reward for infornraiion either at City Police station or to A. E. Humphries. 99-6 FOR SALE Five roofed cottage on Burdett St. Apply 620 Burdett St. 201-0 Has now opened its new room and .can claim to have the largest as well as the best restaurant ac- commodation in Southern Alberta. CoaMate tetamnt Is the place to get a good Square Meal. Everything new aWcl clean. Cihita tetiifiit's IW Stiri Coaldale Block. Short Orders at all Hours SERVANT WANTED General servant wanted at once. Mrs. F. J. McKeown, 317 West. 200.0 WANTED Six hena, good layers; also number of young rabbits. Apply Her- ald office. 199.0 SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING RtO 'J LAT SONS Uoai mining rigbu oi the Dominion iu Ifauutobft, Sttikaiebewttu, Alberta, the Territory; the North-Wesi Territorial and Britub ColuuroiA, be leased for t term of twenty-one at An annual rental of au acre. Not more than vili be leased to one applicant. Application for a leate muav be made to the A gait or Sub-Agent oJ tbe district in which the riftiU ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed territory the Land must be described or le gal subdivisions of and io unsurveyed territory the tract appli- ed for ahall be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a fee of will refunded if the rights applied for are uot available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the at the rate of five cents per ion. Every of coal raining which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Landi with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will delude the coal mining righU only, bui the leaee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface may be con- sidered necessary for the working oi the mine at tbe rate of S10 an acre. For full information application "should be made to the Secretary ot the Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Bub-Agent oi Dominion Lands. W.W.CORY. Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ol this advertisement will not be pnid WANTED A pattern maker. Apply Lethbridgf Iron Works. 99-6 FOUND A bunch of keys. Owner can have same by calling at Herald Office. 01.0 WANTED A general servant. Apply to Mrs. E. A. Cunningham. 202JO ICE CREAM ifiDrUu Frii u4 'BU DP "KEEP Successor to Gr. "W: H. Keed Phone 211 LOST 2 bay horses, 1 five, 1 six years old, both white face, one branded LA7 the other on jaw. Reward for information resulting in return to ''Albert Klopsh, North Ward. 202.6 CAPITAL HEAD OFFICE-VfCTORIA, B. C- Financial and Investment Agenta Brokers Fiscal Agents for Royal Collieries Ltd. We deal in all standard stocks. On August 17th, 18th and ifth, the Canadian Pacific Railway will sell tickets to Vancouver, B. C., Victoria, B. C. and New Westminster, B. C. at single fare plus for the round trip. Tickets wi'I going trans, it limit of twenty days and a final return limit of sixty days from t'-e date of sale. Stop overs will al- lowed within going and return, ing limits. 203-10 DAYS MORE And tile Big Sale is over. Gome arfd make your selection from one of the best assorted stocks in Western Canada. OO rtnm 4 Squares and Rngs; 15 per cent discount on Fnrnitnre, Linoleums and Pictures. Sale is over Anjnist 13tli. Ihe Turpin Furniture Co. COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS during Out Sale Chance of a Lifetime to Boy MEN'S and SB I have to get out of the store by SEPT. 5th, and must sell ray entire stock of Shoes by that date. I have the biggest stock of working shoes in town, also fine shoes. They must all go at below cost Men's Working Shoes from Men's Fine Shoes from 1.75 Boy's Shoes from 1.25 All good jrooda bought by a practical shoemaker of sixteen experience F. German, next Bentley Co. Fly Time is rio'v here We can do yqiir odd work in Screen "Poors arid Windows and do it'as yoii want it Screen Doors Screen Windows Once made to fit yonr win- dows or doors they are good for years. CAR OF PLASTER OF PABIS Just Arrived WM. OLIVERS PLANING MILL Office, Yards and Factory: MUIIwl KMFU MOTS Telephone 153 SITUATION WANTED As general, servant-by exp young lady. No objection to farm. Apply Box S Herald. 03-6 WANTED Unfurnished room in central loca- tion. Apply Box A. Herald Office. 203.6 ALBERTA SHORTHAND SCHOOL ;Try a 'Foiir Mbnths Course at the "Alberta Shorthand and Typewriting 51-52 McDougall Block, Cal- gary, and see the results. Terms un- usually moderate.. Fall term opens August 31st. Positions secured for students. 202-26 WANTED x A situation by young lady to assist with general housework. Apply Box B., Herald Office. 203-6 THRESHING OUTFIT For separator, Reaves 32-horsc engine, cook.car, tank, etc. A big -snap for someone, especially a man with all cash. Call at The 0. W. Kerr Company office, Souihard Block for further informa- tion. 203-6 Tenders FOR SALE ?ine r.r-.v eight roomed modern two storey house. Eight minutes iron post office. Will trade good city lot closi in in part payment. Small casl payment will handle. Don't miss it Apply by letter to Box W., Herald 203. SEALED TENDERS will be rec iv. ed by the undersigned until fivo o'- clock p.m., August 17th, 1908, for erection of a brick fire nan for the Ciiy of Lethbridgo. Plans and specifications may be s en at the of- fices of the Architect, Southard Build- ing, Lethbridge. Each tender to be accompanied by a certified bank cheque for ton p T cent, of the tender and made payable to the Secretary of tho City o! L thbridge. The cheque to bs for- feited to the City if the tenderer or refuses to entt-r into a satisfactory contract for trv> completion of the building. The lowest or any t nder not ne- cessarily JAMES A. MACDONALD, 204.6 Architect SCAVENGING Any person desiring a scavenge waggon or closets cleaned can hnv same done by leaving orders wit E. P. Mee, c-o Police Station. 74- NOTICE All our ore over to a solicitor. If you wish to avoid paying collection charges call at once and settle. Nelson Fraser. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even numbered section of Do tninion lands in Manitoba, evran and Alberta, excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, may be homestead- ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres of less. ippHcation for eniry must be made in person by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tor the district in "which the land ia situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties bj7 living farming land owned solely hy him, not hsa lan eighty (80) acies in extent, ia vicinity of his homestead: Joint wnership of land will not meet equireinc-nt. (3) If the father (or mother, if the ather is deceaafd) of a homesteader as permanent residence on farming and owned solely by him, not less han eighty (80) acres iu extent, in he vicinity of the homestead, or up- n a homestead entered foi fay him in he licinity, such homesteader mar perform his own residence duties by iving with the father (or The term "vicinity" in the two proceeding is denned ai meaning not more than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader mtdndiag to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living with parents or on farming land own- ed by himseh must, notify the Agent for ilie district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing mnsl be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. NOT5CE W. W, Deputy of tbe Minister of Interior. publication oi this advertisement will not to paid for. of Impounded Animals NOTCCE is hereby given that I will ll by public auction, at the City Pound, east of Westminster on the 10th August, 1903, at the hour' of 2 o'clock in the afternoon: 1 red and white cc'-7, ar.d branded left ribs also left hip. 201.6 AN V J. GILUSPIE, Pound Keeper, City of EXCEUENCE in Fine Job: Work is far Daily: Rbtto Hie Best Bargain In Southern Alberta FINE HALF SECTION EAST OF STIRLING, See ONLY PER ACRE, MUST BE SOLD P.D.Q. Weber Bros. Ott Block Lethbridge ;