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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta lit, H> THE LEtniiitf-DfllF BATLV HEH AT. North Ward Snaps 7 roomed modern 'house, on 14th slrc.ut. North, I block I'roin'rriilroad track. Will sold' cheap on your own terms. SIXJjOTS corner. 'McKay and Barnes, .for the 3 arul 6 F.G. Lowes Co. Balmoral Blk. Lethbridge A BARGAIN Lots-1.4 to J7 inclusive, Block 26, at S515 each, on easy 'terms. Exclusive sale R. V GIBBONS CO. ROOMS F. AND G., BALMORAL BLOCK. Phone 1191 Farm Loans Fire Insurance Houses to Rent Real Estate-Business Site 75x125 ft. The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE. LOANS. A GENUINE SNAP acre in Mc'Killop Addition, price cush; lialance 6 and 1.2 months. JSlprtli LetKbndge Realty Co. PHONE 53S Farm'Landi. City Property. Angus Shantz Rental.. ROOM 116 SHERLOCK BLDG. Insurance. 3 ahack. This week-only, price Ten Dollars niiikes the first pay- ment oh a lot in WARWICK CORRESPONDENCE IN NATUROESOURCES Interesting: Communications Which Passed to and fro From Edmonton to Sifton ..Presents a Stpng Case, mm Balance payahlc per mouth. Buy now. Kdmontoii, correspond- ence'betiwii I'remtBjr BH'ion an-i Sir Wilfrid aiutieiMii vc4 Interesting: At tbe outset tbe...premlcr. quotea the resolution carried at the lull session of the legislature In "10. calling for provincial control of resources, and goes on to -say: "If we consider the position of the- provincc of Alherta. we find that it is growing ill wealth ami population by leaps and hounds. At the lime the Prices AND Terms 1-4 cash, 12 mo., or down and per Illinois-Alberta Realty "Ck: .Lethbridge Hotel Blk. Alberta act passed the popula '.Ion of tbe whole province was less than whilst at the present it (i not less than In the course of another year or two will undoubtedly reach A greater proportion of the immigration to Ca- nada Is being placed at the present time in Alberta and -Saskatchewan than in any other part of and it may he safely assumed thai con dilion will prevail for many years to come. The result is that' Hie govern- ment of the province is called upon to meet the requirements of a rapidly growing community, heavy expendi- tures for public improvements such as roads, bridges, schools and railways uecessary for successful col- onization with a rigid or slowly ex- panding revenue which does not af- ford any fresh sources of supply ex- cept those of direct taxation." A com- parison'of the per capita expenditures for government by the various prov- !n IJHO'lhe per capita rate in Alberta was ill Ontario In 1809 it several thousands oi' dollars jinnually, and to undertake tlie corisa-nctlon and maintenance of expensive roads'in the] mining allnon'glr :the pro-; ceeds from the sale of leases, and rojalliQs'.aro, collected by the Do-1 minion bnring -the (Is- j cat year 190940, thi> Dominion govern-1 inent received on account, of the sale I of coal land's in-khe provdn-r: of Ather- j ta and in royalties on coal j produced'in'the Western provinces! Of this later, sum at least j origilhited 111 the province of I Alberta. It iy not. overlooked, that the Do- minion government spends a consider- able amount .in administering this branch of public' sei-.yice, but the government of 'this province is of tbe opinion that since the Inspection and regnlatioh of tiie coal industry is an imperative duty the interests of the province as -well--it's .the Dominion would be advfiiicecUby the administra- tion transferred to the provincial government. Victoria Park Addition The High Class Residential District Lots 3 niitl 4, Block I, cadi ._.... .Lois 12 Block 'A, each Lots 6'to Block 4, each Lots 10'nnd 17. Block ,.4, eacli Lols-l-S Mini- 19. each Lots 8, .Block 5. each...... Lots i) to Block 15, each Lots 3: 4, Block 7. each Lots 17 mid .18, Block 9. each Lois.13 to 14. i-'iu-h Lots 7 .and. 8. Block 10, each Terms, .1-3 cash, hal ce4 and 8 months. Wilkie Kerr Phone 623 Hull Block, next I. office wer which I had prepared to your let- tiir of .March 20. and which 1 discussed with you at our last interview ;on the tith of August. 1 did not send i Her because I did not know at that The .total revenue on account of that Oliver had just-left for the minion lands amounts .per. acre to -ap proxlma-tely the sum of tcre to --ip-'Weat, and I had no oportunlty of con- _........ j suiting before his 1 whereas. tKei total cost, of adminislra-'tjHjrefore kept the matter'for'coneid- tion respecting the same amounts toleration with him on his approximately JGOO.OOO. If the revenue j have now done, and he'agrees with from thc-je branches .of the Dominion lu'the lines set down in iiiy answer Lands Service included in the -.ibove MO you. mining fees, i Uelieve me ever, my de-ar Siflon. Youiy very sincerely, WILFRID Previous Letter Ottawa, August 7. 1911. ,.ie nopnlaflon'of Alferja' necessitated by the influx oi' Immigrants. ind the receipts of .the province would i ltull.1 be augmomed sufficiently to obviate wonld letter S3 50 in Quebec in 1910 it was ?146.1terred to Province .the Dominion .Mj. Siflon.-Following the dlf- ThU, spronoruon'lhe premier have sufficient revenue remain- we have had upon bites to the'extraordinary increase In thc aulljcct set forth in your UULt.5, LU ollr, (lin nf Qf 2Qtll Of March laBt, call your attention- to the ig observations, which seem if airly to summarize tlie situation now existing ill '-'he province of Alberta, Autonomy Act Not Final land in Saskatchewan as .well, with ,-e- to bear, and one uu lt is posible to adduce additional real Sard to 'the land tenure in those two lieved or placed where the benefit sons in support o'f. the claim of the' provinces. fplls if financial slrcsb is to be a- government of Alberta, but it may lie Von call iny attention to a resolution verted. Tho Northwest, territories have !.Bufficlent to bliScrvc that the govern- by the legislature of Alberta. riven lOO'OOO'OOO acres towards tile ;men.t have never thought, tlli'.t the Al-JA resolution in different, language, but Imrtim-il transcontinental railway ays-. berta Act of -ISO'S, 6'r its amendments In tbe same purpose was also passed {inspired it. for 1 do not miderjtaml 'teii.'aml contributed not only towards Of were the final acts of the par-iby the lesislatnre of Saskatchewan. to claim that the province of Al- Is .hat U It ismm 'will some" further divi- the exploitation of yhlic.dom.im ot iisllelsls'obtained: .within the province in -.he luteref-. ot l.the Dominion places a burden onerous 'to bear.and one thai, (should bo re- FOR SALE Flax Seed W.R. DOBBIN Agent for Avery Gas 4. 'Plowing Engines. granted a larger yearly allowance out of1 the treasury than wan given to the )ther six provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Scotia, New Brunswick, Prlnea Mw'ard Island anil British Columbia. Accuracy of Policy understand your letter If acknowledge the historical accur- icy of the policy then laid down in that matter and also the reasons whicl the'portions constructed in British Gb- HOUSES TD RENT. INSURANCE. MONEY TO LOAN On Improved Farm and City Property SNAP-5 acre lot No. 158 Mornlngslilc, cash; balance D and 12 months. lots in Block-L., I3SO eacii-1-a r.ash; 4 and 8 nionths 1 lot ou Briice St, Riverview, cash, bal. mos. THE C. B. BOWMAN AGENCY ACADIA BLOCK. PHONE-1325. or tbe-Jidmin'islrrrtion of all the public 7 ROOMED MODERN HOUSE-On a 42 foot lot, I block from Central School, worth JS800, for sale...............J3300 I only -t miles from station and coal; all _ htdani plow land; small paymeiit cash; bal. terms. Price A Genuine" Snap 2 Lots Block 42 Coutts Street each Terms v lTj.H.Skeith Phone Opp. Alexandra Hotel basis of equality in nil re- spectK, and-it IK respectfully submitted Therefore with these observations'' that'by the grant ot the' request heroin in n'ud, acting in accordance with; prmoiplo bo the resolution of the Legislative As, j complete its' Fc.- mllv of Alberta, and believing that ithongh the ;13 NV A." Act of gave the request of fHowins will pro- extended to the parhameut of mo'e government and ,n providing poitlc.t ins ivas iippliocl both to British UUMMUWM-i------ and to Prince Edward island, when grants, but yon ask that the province thev were aiibsequently admitted into, should he entrusted with tho owner- the'union. The principle there adopt- ship and administration of all other ed was 'that the public domain in any mo'te the: fcood governnieni ami uuvnu-.- cTmen of the province of Alherta ;tions for tbe terrtorlos suited -to their conflicting with the wider stages of development, it can- Dominion of be presumed that it contravened rc. lor superseded in any manner -he div- ully asKs vonr lotion of legislative powers, revenues tho-measure of control of ansets lietween the provinces ul- of the province as to be formed put. of the North province should be :uul under provincial authority. Vei. when Man: itoba WHS received into the confedera- tion Llie same period, thougli nol. in hinds, and all the resources to be de- rived therefrom, grazing lands, swamp lands, lauds unfit for settle- ment, except by irrigation, all the mines, timber, minerals and royalties t tlie same period, i.nuugn i.ui. in ime years as British. Columbia ibelongins to the. Crown, and all tiio and Prince Hilward Uland, a different! waters policy prevailed, and in the case thai province it was enacted that ail public lands should be, the property and under the administration of the tcveets of tlie the government of this provijicc asks yonr goveniuient ;rant in the following re" Lnnd and j Dominion, quest and express the desire other provinces of the Canadian Exc.pt Man.tob, vour 'government will -fake the mat-.Federation -as stipulated in the ong-1 principle in each ier intb 'consideration, and give Act of I he oouf claim: churns of the new pro included in the Irrlgft- of .tion ac'.. administration for the ;Uominion are whoily dependent on tho seems I o have been 'incoB and the llKd lhe provinces were entitled to '.he public lands as a source of revenue ministration puunc mi.ua HO .1 u. In mind the ronucst of the IB beneficial of the province of statutory provision, ot B. A to growing wants of r constitute a land's-belonging to the Crown f and on construotms suel, cacl, province iMir, mscussion, _ r ,1___i.. It SflOlllCl homo 111 r.lHHl Wlieie- l: rtmt Ihiu nrlni-inlr- wiia I Would Alter have (u observe that, your propo- Uioii it accepted, would material alteration oE the bflsia ,on w-hich the' finuncial terras granted to tlift jirovtnce were calculated, and that, consequently these financial terms would have 10 be revised. This material consequence being, 'kept in mind, the request of the lagifi- C R DANIEL 'T.B.DUNHAM S.S.DUNHAM WM, Vres. v- Recy- The Alberta LI li-iiVfrTr'iv lots close for cash' tSAVyJvl I 12 Owner wants monoy now. ronnillllB property held-at 1-3 higher. BALMORAL BLOCK, PHONE 1246. LETHBRIDGE. FOR SALE OXK HUPP. Ninvly nnlnteil and in first, class running order. Tires and other parts In good shape. Price {SOO cash. Will trade for heth- bridge Heal Hslate. Stlfford A. E. IVES Office Phone Thomas Mcbennau, for the- past (wo years Mayor of Oalt, will retire from municipal politics. A brunch of the Snffragcllfls I.on- file was orsanlzed in Drantford, with WIS..H. W. Secord, as president. I never a.Santa Clans, 1 never hope to see Hut from the way act today, Dissatisfied with presents say, N'o mailer what thfi Brand array, i'd rather see than be one. Have Any City Property Acreage or Farm Lands For Sale? 1.1" we your listings. The G. E. Fleming Agency REAL ESTATE, LOANS i INSURANCE 305 6th St. So., Lethbridge. Exclusive Agentf for GRAND VIEW The Grind Trunk Pacific Sub- division Live Wanted rnhrillon that'require to be irrigated. all mines, minerals, royalties belonging to 11. These ds agreed upon as home- Iprovisions are specifically stated in wa! pre-emp-tlons, etc. sections J.OS, 117 of the B.X..S of 1SG7.-. These enaciments, espec-! ho sufficient this means the grazing _ lands, and the- section 109. Mofll, scveral times increased at- Rrairio.LaHdS' Wllll "Ie ohier provinces, the entire interests of the Crown, in all to rue boundaries, subject Crown rsituated in the province-of-Al.- sums, due in lnc, thereo't.bn n date to be fixed by. IOS nml restrictions describehd in sec- Clean, dry bedding is a prime requisite in the care of livestock: -There arc no ex- ceptions to this rule. I have wheat, straw at lOc a bale delivered. Phono Athletic HAY, GRAIN AND FEED Retail C. nVihrahiiii raugement, be transferred to the pro vinoe of Alherta. the interest of the Crown in the waters within the province un- Ijlrrlgnllon Aft. he. vested by and administered by the province of Alherta.. In reserving these claims it may be onesrved that: the province has all the official 'machinery and organization necessary for the task of administra- tion and it docs nut appear that there would be any dis-urbance of emillibri-j inn resultiiiK from the operation of j Increased powers and added dulioaj that would follow the change. The distance of tlie central admin iBtratioii office from the province ev-j en In .these days of rapid transporta- tion and communication, and the con- sequent, of (ransacting misi-. ness with dispatch constituted In mat- ters of purely local concern an incon- venience Incompatible with the bust in torcsts .of the new settlere who rather to tho government of the pro- to which they emiBiav; than the federal capital. .The province is compelled to regu- late the coal Industry at Ihc coat of 1 [.Ms hoyoild fjuestion that tlie reason to give the pew; provinces, as they do I this depavturG in the land tenure of Manitoba thus early in the history of tlie Dominion was that the lands immediately fit for settle- ment and tillage and likely to lie nought by Immigrants. Even at this early date it was recosuli'.ed that the subject of iinmigi-.ltion vlh'onld be re- mined in tho hands of the Dominion, and therefore it was quite' proper that theec lamia should also be kept within Vours very iruly, 'ARTHUR L. sii'Tor Tlie Honorable Sir Wilfrid Laurier. K.O.M.G., Prime .Minister of Canada, Ottawa. Latirier'txRiply j Sir Wilfrid Laurier's reply is as fol- Ottawti, October G, Itlll. however, committing ourselves to tin acceptance of tbe principle involved. Believe me ever, my dear Sifton, Yours very sincerely, WILFRID LAURIBR. Letter to R. 1-, Sorden A copy of the letter sent to haurier was forwarded to n. L. flordon, Nov- ember S, in which the premier says: "I was pleased to sec that your own views as represented are very much .long the siimn lines, and I would be please'd t oa-rrange for an interview at. Dttnwn-on tho subject at. any time.it may be convenient for yoou. Vours very truly, ARTHUR L. SIFTON. Mr. beg to acknow- ledge your letter of tlie Sth inst., en- closing copy of a resolution of the leg- islative asemhly of Alherta. Tile con- siderations which arc thus set forth the same jurisdiction. When the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were admitted; to the union In 1905, the Mine principle was My dear S.IMon.-I enclose'the ans: also retained, and .the'.provinces were A Special Bargain :Wq lni.ve 720 acres of html nl. a snap. It's ii fbrcoii sale therefore we invite you to call at. once and sec aa'ilfcan.'l last.only this week. It is all fenced. acres broken. 'Good water on same. We also have tho privilege to exchange Ihu same for othei A 50 x IXi foot lolii will, T roomed hoilEC, close In, at a great sacrifice. The Alberta British Columbia Land Co., Ltd. 310 7th Street, Ground Floor Sherlock Bldj. will receive faithfully. attention. Yotim L. 130HDISN. Valuable site for APARTMENT House light on ihroo terms. Orders Tor Gait Coiil here Farm and City Loans PHONE 544 The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Bldg. 7th Street ;