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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 19, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIALS SATURDAY ONLY PHONE 15 PROMPT DELIVERY Ready-to-wear Skirts Panama cloth, ia block and nav.r, trimmed with wide military braid, cut after latest Now York styles, (tells regularly at $13.00 but our Sut unlay advertising price is ...... $11.00 Voiles Skirts in black nnd t;nvy in latest styles, sells every day at Social for Saturday >.Vy . $12 fO Rich llronxlcloth Walki-i* Pkirts ir. navy anil black triinm�il with C.�"i-bridge, in a score o! st.v'.s, mi I all dines. This is one of the greateat skirt bargains offered the ladies of Jjfrthlnidgc. Sells regularly at $13-60. For Saturday only the price is .......................................... $10.75 Groceries To LEGISLATURE CALLED. Meet On January I f>-Subsidy Ha* Bten Received. Edmonton, Dec. 10.-The third session of the legislative assembly o( Alberta will be opened for the despatch of public business on January 10th, 1908. The department of the provincial treasurer has just received from the finance department at Ottawa advice that the instalment of the provincial subsidy on account of support of government and legislation and local purposes; also the per capita subsidy will be paid under the belter terms agreement arrived at by the inter-provinlcial conference held at Ottawa ini Septombet, 1006, and subsequent- [ ly ratified by the parliaments of Canada and Great Britain. Under tho new arrangement the province of Alberta obtains an increase in the annual subsidy of $130,-000. ThiB increase is paid for local purposes and applies particularly to Alberta and Saskatchewan. For the support of the government and the legislature and for local purposes the province is paid under the new agreement the sum of $180,000. Under tho Alberta act in its first form the province was paid only $60,000 for the support of the government and the legislature. No mention was made of a subvention for local purposes. This was the contention won for the province of Alberta delegates, Hon. Premier Rutherford and Hon. C. W. Cross to tho interprovineial conference. It is noteworthy that the per capita subsidy allowed tho province is still paid at the rate of 80 cents per head of population of 250.000. though the populution. according to the cen-sus-of June, 1906, was only 185,000. At the time the autonomy bills were OUR OTTAWA LETTER Ottawa, Dec. 0 - Parliament is in session, and the debate on tho address in reply to the speech from the throne has been provocative of results, some of them expected and pleasant to the Liberals, and some of them unexpected and disagreeable, to the Tories. Total Trade of Canada, R. D. Smith's famous jams in ;:irs. sells regularly for 25c. and "On . i,t-urduy special ......................... -Uc. 4 Da�s Windsor Table Salt. Saturday.......................... 3 Its.. REMEMBER THE P* ACE I. M. BANKS & CO. The New General Store WHITNEY BLOCK :-: LETHBRIDGE Mr. R. R. Hnll, MP. for Peter-borough, moved the address and It was his proud privilege to give tho House somo very interesting facts and figures. Mr. Hall, in a comprehensive, lucid and painstaking effort, i produced for the consideration of tho House figures showing how the country had progressed since 1896. He enumerated figures which showed that the total trade of Canada in 1800 was $239,025,300, an increase in eighteen years under Conservative rule of only $66,019,906. He compared these figures with the returns up to 30th June, 1907, which showed that tho totol trade for the preceding year amounted to $617,914,952, or an increase in eleven years of Liberal rule of $376,939,592. Trade With Great Britain. With respect to British trade, the increase during the last eighteen years of Conservative rule was $16,' 297,311. Whereas the increase from 1896 to 1907, during the eleven year* ] of Liberal rule, was $117,319,460. Mr. Hall pointed out that the increase in trade was still in progress, fur the four months ending October 31, 1907. compared to the corresponding four months of 1906, showed an increuse of $31,'396,307. Trade With Mexico. Mr. Hall alluded to our trade with passed the population of Alberta was | Mexico, which had developed since unknown, but parliament for the purposes of the per capita subsidy estimated the population at 250.000, which advantage the Alberta dele- 1896 from $37,876 to $1,137,784 in 1907. This Mexican trade may be credited to the action of the present government in encouraging steam-1 gates were uble to hold when new ; 8),ip service between the two countering were being adjusted. j trj0Si for trade with Mexico hod ex-The increase dates from the first j pnl,ded from $174,593 in 1905 to $1,- of July last. When the Stomach. Heart, or Kid-j ney nerves g*"t weak, then lhe�j or- | gans always fail, Don't drug the I Stoninch. nor stimulate the Henri | or Kidneys. That is �impl> u niak�>-' shift. Oct a . prescription known to i Druggists everywhere as Dr. Snoop's I KOKtomtive-�tnbUrts or liquid-nnd ] s.v how quickly help will conuv FV-e ! sample test sent on requwt by Dr. i Snoop. Itncine. Wis. Your health is j purely worth (his sir.ipln tost. Soldi li.v nil clcuters. 137,784 in 1907. That is, it is six times greater than it wus two years ago. Immense Cheese Exports. The exports of Canadian cheese to ' Great Britain in 1*!I6 amounted t&4>�� �**#�*ft*#*##�******4M�I) Increase in Railway Mileage. Speaking uf tho increase in railway mileage, Mr. Hall drew a comparison between the 16.270 miles operated in 18iiG and the 21,3.">3 miles operated last your. The freight car-riod in 1900 was 33,000,000 tons in excess of that carried in 18D0, and 13,000,000 more passengers were cur ried in lftKS than in 1-*t>G. In addi tion to thw*there were 3,000,000 tons more carried in the canals of Canada last year than in 1890. Alluding to trade with Franco, Mr Hall said it whs to the credit of the Minister of Finance and the Minister f Marine'and Fisheries thut the barriers that have so long stood in the way between France and Canada have now bi'en removed. This was a reference to the new treaty with France concluded. What Caused Prosperity. Mr. Hall attributed the enormous growth and continu-d prosperity of Canada to t!i" development of her re.-iiurces, her hound banking iiiititu!ions, .stability in government >w-*e an 1 prudent iidininistratioi rapid |lei.p'..� of tli.- Northwe.,1. in-cr.-a.-i::c tr.ui.-p irtatioM l.uiliti* s, im-| v icttilin canals and ha"!, 'is.  !���?>� rii11ir of wuUr.vay-|..-�.!. i. lit Ml'in of p. :i-!.al!e go*!*.. The-e. said !>.  r>- > >  >   > > > > > > > > HAVE YOU SEEN THE DAILY HERALD ;