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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHBBIOQK, AjJtUTA, WlONItDAV. JANUARY IT, VAUDEVii. I FT THREE PEARCE SISTERS LEW DIAMOND Juvenile Singing and Dancing Trio Irish Comedian Bicycle 4. Winter Day American Girl SONG. the Wild Wood Where the Blue Bells Proceedings At the Legislature (Special Correspondent) jHo believed that since the Boniinion Edmonton, Jan. after-! the lands, the Dominion should 6 noon the Opposition had its innings th" building- Of our roads. He eommitr-cU his party to the policy of at Edmonton. The speaker was in the choir at the appointed hour and the Border of business was hurriedly run llhrough until the subject of further [consideration, of the speech from the throas was reached and Mr. Robert- jlson was recognized. Mr. Robertson's speech was careful-j l'Vtr be held above party. prepared and was officially jx-cog- u resolution IntrouUCwI at tho Ust session by the Opposition calling up- on the Government to t-ithor acquire Uio north tun! south rond of the C. I5- H. uncj extend the same to ilic fat- north or to construct u line from the northern terminal Of the most nor- thern roud. The Premier pointed out that the Opposition n-as satisfied with the service ,in the southern part of the country and was only anxious to serve the north. The C.P.It, would not in all probability sell the road in ques lion, and if they were willing to, and the government was willing -to buy and extend the same the cost would bo in the neighborhood of 000 and anyone would agree that for- the Government to acquire that am- jount of cash would require some go- ing. The Provincial Leader, the Premier pointed out. had put himself on re- cord as; more radical than his Do- minion Leader on the subject of rail- way manipulations. The Government's Bill covering the Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of Oovernment Ownership, and made a I nas been made public and strong plea for his plan. The speaker closed with a few plea- santries at the expense of members, und hoped that in the straggle to build up a great Province, principle. 1 RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOL' one yet IT IS PURE! Daily Herald Market Place Wkn yM to idl ar la reii It to tkif COlMU. If wait 25e iiiMrtltu.forll Of OOAt MIMING SERVANT WANTEIMSood general servant wanted. One who can. do plain cooking. No washing. Apply 314 Cuthill door oFEcdpath. Coil ttfbu of UM fa mmulSfr1 the TakM lit North- LAND FOH SALE j FOR on Coutts St.. cloge to school, at each; 1-3 cash, bal- ance easy. H.. Macbeth Agency. P.O. jnized as the authoritative arraign-j Rutherford arose to reply I'raent of the Government by the C-ov-jto lflt> opponents. All the {Position. He congratulated the lead- the Government were in their thc Pronounced moderation over G.IIVI ucvmVcu tiiai. tseats and close attention was given [the Speaker throughout. The Pre- mier, the Attorney-General and oth- jportion dealing with the railway sub- j until it is handed down the criticism of its provisions is a wasto of time.! The Government had however made aj very- strong study of the subject and' hopes to have a bill that will meet the urgent needs. He hopes that all will stand together in the matter and try for the greatest good to the greatest number, even at the expense of the sacrifice of pet theories, realiz- ing that it is impossible to achieve a Utopian the possible exception of thatjto theory in regard to the sub- of the leader of the Op- ers made notes of all the criticisms recomniendat i ons Mr. Robertson began by expressing 'the hope that the session throughout would devote itself to principle rath- fer than to party purposes, and after a; wordy tribute to the speech tbe throne, launched into a cri- ttia.'t document in its de- He criticized it for its rsioi! of any reference to the packing urged the necessity of Jtho government, "grappling with that -He noted the omission ject the speech could be well consider- of the entire ed cominS from the Government A new light had dawned up- on worthy Leader and the Pre- mier was glad. He had discovered that merely opposing was no vir- tue whatever, and that in the build- ing of a great country better results could be secured by all hands pushing the same direction. He welcomed the new light and hoped it would shed its gleam followers of tbe wor- thy Leader the province over. The Premier promised that in the Election Bill to be handed down, the Ram Lai's Tea is Sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD Block. 6-0 be tar a term ol jetn et to taavtl rtaUl of fl K acre. Not IM0 ifrti) be to oiw (Applicant. Application) lor mui mada to the Afeiit or Bob- Agent oJ thd dutriet in whieb the rifhU tp plied for an situated. In tenltoiy tlie FOE South African veteran scrip, cheap. Block. E. V. Gibbous. Ott 21-0 muat be by Motioju. or gal of and in unaurveyed tvjtritoij tbe tract appli 5 LOTS in Block A, WaUwork Ad..; on water main; only very easy terms given. W. E. Dobbin. 30-0 is giving the Province the'go-by and buildiiiy down through the state Washington, because it has its terri- tory pre-empted up here and thinks it is safe to leave it so. It is no doubt taken somewhat by surprise by the announcement that the Govern- jcct. AVe should all work as a unit mcnt is- to thc buildmg for all are dependent on the same con- ditions for our prosperity. The Go- vernment had given every- part of the Province n square deal and would con tine so at whatever cost. The Premier spoke of the Quebec celebration as a great historical event and believed it would awaken a keen of branches up and down the pro- vince, and a careful observer will soon see the high minded C.P.H. getting busy in more ways than rail- way building. The promise of a great corporation ought to "be as good as its bond if the promise of the C.P.R. were of any declaration of intention tojeternal of representation by [amend tho Compensation Act and set 1 wcv'lld Sovern. He declar- [forth a number of amendments deemed by thc Opposition to be urgent. He I recommended compulsory insurance to f cover losses and that the government there could be no such thing of the rights of the wanted for a j should arrange-to E available, and he Act amended to provide j; guarantee of compcnsKtiion. He had notion that the Act provided that la worker on a "building must fall thir- l-iy feet or more fefore he could recover for an injury." .He pointed finis out as a ridiculous" clause, which no doubt would be, but Attoniey- General Cross, put the Speaker wise to bis faulty information. "The clause provided that if a nian ;is injured while working in the cel- jlar of a. thirty foot building IM can Mr. Cross. Mr. Robertson desired it to be known that he was in hearty sympa- for political ends. Right is the best policy, and the teachings of all wis- Ihe nccessarv 5''nCC lhe" nad demon- Utrated the fact. In the matter of Hail Insurance-the Premier declared that the farming- in- interest in the schools. He dwelt upon the cordial relations existing be- tween the United States and Canada and welcomes the arrangement foe joint conference for the preservation of the natural resources. He express- ed the belief that the timber of.On- tario, the source of such great reven- ue in the past would soon' the source of great expense to that Pro- vince and marked, the fact as a great demonstration of tho wisdom of pro- per measures for the conservation of such resources. The Premier expressed a willingness to allow the acts of the government to be judged by the criticism of the terests did not want the revenue to ILeader of the Opposition. be seriously effected. They do not want samething for nothing, and when they know that the present plan has cost in the last three years some more than the receipts, wi'th a rate of loss increasing nmiually at a frightful speed they will realize that Between the demand for the acqui- sition of the elevator interests by tfce Government, the demand for the es- tablishment of a pork packing indus- try, the demand for the furnishing of insurance against total loss of crops and for the guaranteeing of insurance even insurance for fifteen cents is iri connection with the Compensation ;thy with-the Act and believed it to ;be a very .wise and beneficial piece of legislation. The leader of the Opposition was [sorry that no expression was made as the Government's intention in re- rgard to the acquisition of elevators. He deemed the subject one of the [greatest importance, and pointed out jthe imperative need for legislation in [this connection. At least the govern- should arrange to provide acldi- jtional warehouse facilities at the [shipping for the accommoda- of-men who have to haul such [long distances. He believed that go- tvernment ownership of the elevators impractical. The hail insurance plan of Saskatchewan has cost that Prov- ince in the last two years The Premier knew full well that a Act, the demand for Government own ership of the Telephones, creameries nd the like, the Government of Al- worth anything like the value of its bonds the country east of Stettler and Hardisty and in other c )f the Province would be highly devel-, oped and affording contentment to thousands as well as revenue to the road, instead of the direct reverse. The C.P.R. gave definite promise that the Stettler and Hardisty would be completed more than a year ago and the country was long ago settled up in the belief that thc road meant what it promised, and nowhere else in all the great northwest is there to .oe found the hardship and discontent experienced out there. The people went in big for development, confidently expecting the road, and their disappointment meant bankrupt- j cy. For a hundred miles .east of! Stettler the settlers have been on the land for three years, and their hard- ships are. real and terrible. But the C.P.R. knowing that it has the coun- try pre-empted, builds a line through the State of "Washington, buys roads in the American east and tells the people on the prairie of Alberta that money stringency i s something 2 LOTS, with two good new shacks, in Block A, on water main; 5400 each; easy terms. W. E. i Dobbm. "30-0 ions For the position .of Clerk in the Ac- counting Department of the City of Lethbridge, will be received by the undersigned until Monday, .the 1st Ft-faruary. Apply in own enclosing testimonials and stating salary required. GEO. W. .ROBINSON, 32-3 Sec.-Treasurer. ed for abill ttaked Each application mnit be pamed by a fee of which will U refunded if the applied for not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the ifline it rate of fiye wtnU per too. Every of coal aiming tifbte which are act befog operated furnish tbe dutriet Agent of Domia- FOE section of good ion with iworn to land, 3% miles south of Burdett; thttt effect oaee in each yest. an. acre. The Agency, P.O. Block. H. Macbeth 32-0 TO RENT. TO unfurnished rooms, suitable for light housekeeping. Ap- ply 630 Coutts St." TO small stable, close in, a month. Apply Box C, Herald Office. 23-O PLANS WANTED. Plans for 4-roomed- Public School, with basement suitable for the addi- tion of 4 more rooms. State- ap- proximate tfost. To be received not later than Feb- ruary 2nd, 1909. R. HUGH Sec.-Treas. School Board, 34-6 Box 24, Maple Creek. berta is confronted with the demand larger indemnity was desirable, but to inaugurate Socialism, in all its es- it would necessarily have to be at a scntials. This is'going-some. The For the sake of getting the roads for the people the Government is proportionately increased rate to save j Government of this Province must be the revenues from bankruptcy. He j deemed to possess the magic revenue' j willing to assist the C.P.R. the same sympathized with those who had ex- perienced loss and all who stood in fear of it, but pointed out that no insurance covered the entire losses. The G-overnment would endeavor to discover some equitable adjustment of the matter, and he recommended the matter to the consideration of the House. In the matter of the pork packing industry, the Premier reminded the Leader of the Opposition that tbe last session appropriated an amount to enable a commission to enquire in- to the needs of the industry. The [would secure [prices, better better weights, better Commission had only lately reported grades, and save the aud the Government had not had op- portunity to go into the report to as- certain its recommendations. He point ed out how the Government could not do otherwise than abide by the recom mendations of the report and if that was for the establishment of a pack- ing plant, the thing would be done. The matter of the acquisition of the grain elevators was a new subject and the grain growers themselves were not of a single mind in regard to it. The Premier had only during the last three months had an opportunity to It j meet with the grain growers to dis- was not necessary to say that thc cuss the subject. In the neighbor- arc needed and the Opposition j hood of would be requir- fished to be understood as in the full [cleanings for the farmer's feed. He Ibelieved it would be the means of dis [lodging the grain trust, by depriving them of the base of their operation at [the initial point. On the- subject of the Government's, railway policy the leifiler of the Op- losition declared that we had reached la cricis-in the thc province jthat we arrived at thc porting of the ways. Wo must go ahead by strenuous en- teavor and advanced legislation, or re must remain at a standstill. as any other road, but if the C.P.R. to take the money it can build its own roads; any way the Government is not going to see tho country stagnate. getting qualities attributed to the first secretary of the American trea- sury, whom it is said, could touch the rock of national resources in such a manner as to cause great streams of revenue to gush forth. As a mat- j Great excitemeftt prevails over au tcr of fact he could not do it, nor -attack upon Mrs. J. R. Faulkner in can any government do any more fan- ner home in Hobart, Oklahoma, and cy stunts in this regard than is jus- a Posse has gone after ,T. F. Bawden tified by the rules of good business. a white man in thc employ of A Government js not as rich as all' ncr> is accused of the assault, its subjects. The wealth of a Gov-: with the intention of. lynching him. eminent does not mean the aggregate wealth of all the values possessed by its subjects, nor can it assess the' aggregate wealth more than a few mills on the dollar for its needs. To undertake all the enterprizes urged them, the vernment would need to in cash somewhere around hundred mil- lion dollars. Suppose it were to un- dertake all these stunts and assess the people of the Proviso for the' amount, there would be a different! T. E. PATTERSON, Office, Oliver Block. Phone 287. TENDERS FOR INDIAN SUPPLIES SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned and endorsed, "Ten- ders for Indian will be're- ceived at this Department up to noon on Monday, 15th February, 1909, for the delivery of Indian Supplies dur- ing .the fiscal year ending the 31st March, 1910, duty paid, at various points in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Forms of tender containing full particulars may be had. by applying to the undersigned, or to the Indian Commissioner at Winnipeg. The lowest or any lender not necessarily accepted. J. D. MCLEAN, Secretary. Department of Indian Affairs, Ottawa. inserting this advertisement without authority of the Department will, not be paid. TO on Ford St., west of Round; suitable for store or dwelling. Apply The H. Macbeth Agency. 20-0 TO rooms. Apply corner Bompas and Smith St., or Box 615, City. 35-6 TO furnished room in North Ward, WaUwork Herald Office, Box J. St. Apply 37-6 .Tiie lease will wcluJe tbe coal mining rlghU only, bnt the lecee maj be permitted to purchaae whatevei available Burface rigbU may be con- sidered for the working ol tbe mine at the rate of f 10 acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary ol the Department of the Interior, .Ov tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion W. W. GOBY. Deputy Miuiater of the Interioi publication 01 advertUement will not be tbi- tor. TO comfortable, modern rooms, 1243 Bompas St. 39-2 FOR SALE FOR business lot 25 x 150 situated in centre of good'block in the town of Claresholm. T. A. Sedg- ley, Claresholm. 37-6 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH WEST LAND REGULATIONS 18 ONE 5-roomed house and three 40- foot lots, in North Ward; only 600; very easy terms given. W. E. Dobbin. 30-0 WANTED TO 4 to 6 ft. plate glass cigar case; also National cash register; must be in good-condition. M., P.O. Box 495. 36-0 FOU N 4 weeks ago, 1 mare, nge'd 4 years; brand S on left stiffle; color, bluish grey; reward for re- turn or information as to where- abouts. A. Carlson, Windsor Hotel, Lethbridge. 18-30 J- 2 LOTS Wood St. in: ON close I 2 LOTS McKILLOP Ellison Mill, ADDN., NEAR ON WESTMINSTER CLOSE to school, demand sent to Edmonton, you may be sure. Pipe dreaming is a pleasant pas- 1 AGUE LOT CORNER OF McBETH time when One is not busy, but it Bailey St., mile from school, won't bTiy railways, elevators nor crop insurance. The writer would _________r like you to own all the roads in Ca-' ACRE OPPOSITE THE LAST nacla and would own them, by gosh sympathy with any method the roads as long to method adopted M-ntircly without the was bonds not of reason. He spoke of the great North lountry, the wealth of which we can guess, and declared that if that ed to adequately handlu the business j if he could afford them. The govem- 6 ROOMED HOUSE ON TORRANCE __., Cash and per month until paid for. Rents for in the three western provinces, and 'merit at Edmonton would too, any one would agree that a business of such proportion must not be jump- ed into without careful consideration. He declared that the farming inter- ests were willing to allow time in which to go properly into the mat- rioubt. Thc C.P.R. says it Government to th health'is ever to be realized for thc He pointed out that the building Knefits pf the province and for Cana- of adequate railways to properly we must build roads to it. He serve wheat areas would do more poke of the hardships endured in the than any other thing to remedy the withbecause of tho lack of roods and elevator service. Tie was not sure that to take over the grain elevator business would not require nn amend- ment to the British North American Act. Tn referring to thc Opposition Lead- [cclared that legislation coulrl not "me too soon to relieve the situa- But if the Government was po- to secure the roads at Uie expense guaranteeing the bonds of the rail- is wrong for guarantee the bonds of railway companies and adds that tho C.P.R. docs not ask for guarantees. it declares that the road since it derives the solo benefit, should finance its own business and build its own lines. If the C.P.R. had never been financ- ed by government aid. how would it be running its trains today? And if the C.P.R. wants to preach an econ- omic doPtrine. it can afford to preach by precept. If a road should build why does not the C.P.R.? It is a per month. MAIL CONTRACT. Sealed Tenders addressed to the Postmaster-General, will be received at Ottawa until noon, on Friday, the 12th February, for the conveyance of bis Majesty's Mails, on a proposed contract for four years, 26 and 12 times per week, each way, between Lethbridge and Railway Station, from the 1st April next. Printed notices containing further information as to conditions of pro- posed contract may be seen and blank forms of tender may be obtained at the post office of Lethbridge and at tho office of thc Post Office Inspector. D. A. BRUCE, Post Office Inspector. Post Office Inspector's Office. Culgary, Jan. 1st, 1909. pnv companies, then he would fight, ei-'s railway policy the Premier read notorious fact that this great system NOTICE. I, the undersigned, proprietor of the Medicine Hat Dye Works, will transfer my business to Lethbridge. OPERATIONS TO COMMENCE FEB. 1ST, 1909. Being an experienced man of many years' standing in tbe dyeing and of ladies', and gentlemen's garments, I solicit a trial. Satisfaction guaranteed. D. DAVIS, Manager. Public Notice Public notice is hereby given that the Lethbridge Electric Company, Limited, jiave sold their business, and are about to close up their af- ffijrs. Any person having accounts or other claims against the Company are requested to forward the same to thc Company's office, in the Higin- botlmm Block, without delay. H. MACBETH, 36-7 Secretary-Treasurer. light driving horse, both hind feet white; branded on left and shoulder SIO.OO for return to G. Alezande: Lethbridge. 20-( BOARDERS an at per week, in a- modern house. 526 Bartlett St. PROPERTY FOR SALE FOR room house on 2 fin lots, 3 blks. from Union Bank, cash. Alberta Realty Co. New 5 room brick cottage with eel lar on 64 ft. lot, cash, bal per month. Alberta Realty Co. ARTICLES WANTED. kinds of second-hand clothing, shoes, hats, .guns, pistols, all kinds of musical instruments, runks and satchels. Call at the Al- >ertan Second.Hand Store, Redpatb Street, next to McKenzie and Roy. Write P.O: Box 630, Lethbridge. 35-6 NOTICE As the addendum to the half yearly issue of the telephone directory is now being compiled, intending sub- scribers or those contemplating changes in business are asked to ad- vise telephone number 134 so that they may be included in the list. By order Local Manager of Govern- ment Telephone System. 38.2 Baby Carriages and Go Carts You will always find a very complete assortment of tbe goods-ac this store. in buying carriages, they be'thoroughly adapted to this country. Our carriages are equipped with the most durable costly springs on the iraiket. Yet our prices are so reasonable that even our regular customers are surprised. THE TURPIN FURNITURE CO. Everything For the Home Buy where yon are sure of good value and dependable quality in Lumber and Building Material i Our patrons are our best advertising medium. Ask any of our customers as to the quality and prices of the Building Supplies turned out of our yard Wood Fibre Plaster and Exshaw Cement always In stock THE SOUTH ALBERTA LUMBER CO. LTD. Uthbridfe, New Dayton. City Yard SMth of BUteoa PHONE 225 p.o. BOX 664 Any person who is the aole a family, or any male over may homestead a available Dominion land in toba, Saskatchewan or applicant must appear in person, 11 the Lands Agency or Sub Agency for the district. Entry oy proxy- may "be made it agencr 03 certain' conditions, by lathe. mother, daughter, brother ter of intending homesteader, residence upon and cultivation of the land in etch of three years. A homeateader may live within nine miles ol hii stead on a farm of at least 80 acrcft solely owned and occupied by him or by his: father, mother, son. daughter, brother or-sister. :y'. In certain districts a in good standing may pre-empt quarter-section alongside his home- stead. ;Brice 13.00 per acre. Duties. reside six months in each of six years from date of homestead the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra 4 homesteader who has exhausted his homestead right and cannot ob- tain a pre-emption may take a pur- chased homestead in certain .Price per acre. Duties.-r-Must reside siz months ;iu of, three yearg, cultivate fifty .acres and erect a house worth W. CORY. Deputy of the Minuter of tbe publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. Coal, Ice and DRAYfNC Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS-Proprietore Oifice opposite Balmoral PH ON E ea TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the 3Ur Transfer Co. Praying Dntfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for I D RAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly, Caxh on delivery. J. S. A.L. Phone 70 In Stan ;