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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald VOL I. WE TALK TO TABER VERY SOON OFFICIALS BLAMED BY THE PRESS Phone line Will be COB- pleted in Three NS'ork on the telephone line Tuber uud Lethbridge is going ahead 'very rapidly. Yesterday the poles for seven miles cf the line had been erected and unloss the work is hung up for wire, Lethbridgo will bo talk- ing to Tuber inside of three weeks. A local exchange has been establish- ed with Mr. White of the drug store in charge- About forty subscribers are already on the ..list and the- can- vass has not been completed. It is expected that there will be between fifty and seventy-five 'phones plu Dr. DeVeber in proposing the toast July day of glorious weather for another great ceroinony which is the crowning point of the whole celebration, namely, the handing over a title deed of of Abraham. Some eighty thousand people on the I'liiius to witiK-oS the formality which took place immediately after the grand naval and military review be fore the Prince of Wales. Every gn at personage in the city was on the high ground for the purpose ot witnessing the sight of pageant. When the Prince of Wales came forward ami in another of his tactful speech handed ovt-r the title deed of tbe Plains of Abraham and Saint Foy, togfther as trustee for the nations, there was a great outburst of cheers swell ing louder and renewed again and again. The Prince spoke of the exceeding pleasure it gave U> able to perform the ceremony and to know that the ground was so snc red in. the history of Canada the two nations now so united in would for ever be pre s -rved from desecration and be set apart fur the people's use. The r view was most inspiring and im pressive Ihcro troops mounted and unmounted.. As may be expected the ten thousaiv sailors who took part in this tn-ie nificviit exhibition evoked great en thusiasni for the fine style in whic! they rmirchi d past the reviewing stand, if any military and naval bunds were the great feature of th proceedings. Immediately the rc-vi Wai. Wfcyte Declares Road i will be Proceeded With Calgary, .July Albertan ays: Although the line connecting L'algary and direct may not be built this year, the final lo- cation will bo made, and next year will in operation. Such was the information given out yesterday by Mr. Whyte, who spent the day in the city, and leaves this morning for Vancouver. Mr. Whyte was interviewed yester- day by A. K. Cross, president of the Calgary board of trade, and Sec- retary Webster, as to the intentions of the C.P.R. in regard to railway building in Alberta. lie assured the delegation that the road 'from Lcthbridge would .most certainly be built at an early date, but would not state positively whe- ther it would be commenced this year or not. The final location will, how- ever, be made, and preparations made for, its construction next 3 ear. CONSUMES A HEAP OF WATER corroborated the chairman's words of ,vhicli was the main purpose for which militia mobilized in Quebec, was ov or, breaking up of camps began. Full [our thousand men will leave t-amu tonight for .their homes and another big bunch will leave It i- expected Chat all troops will be nway sensational catch of a terrific eyes turn fondly to the south espec- ially to the western portion of the George Moore asy single which went through two if Tabor's infielders. Both left fielders were working in xcellent form. 1'ulley of Lcthbridge na4e ine drive and threw to second catch- ng a man who hud run off. This spoiled Tuber's chances for a score vbich were very good at that time, there being no one out. The Taber eft fielder gathered .hat came his way. covered a lot of ground at short for Lethbridgo and gathered in a number of hard chances. Bramlow caught lis visual good game. The game was played less than an hour and u hub'. An. immense crowd was in attendance. Taber refused to play the double leader which was anticipated. Taber .000 020 3 2 Lethbridge OOii 001 3 1 Pulley, J. Moore and Nicholson scored the winners" three runs. welcome aud spoke of the material benefit this district hoped to get from their visit, lie eloquently out- lined the greatness of Canada and of Alberta, as the banner province, and of Lethbridge, the finest corner of the province. "We have the land, the climate and the people as far as they go" said tho Senator, "but we have not enough of them. The gov- uml their efforts have borne fruit. The people are coming in tens and hundreds of thousands but we have room for millions. In search for people we have turned our eyes to the east and the south but not to the west for we do not want the Or- iental. Each part of the country has its choice of people, some preferring one kind of people and another other kinds but in Southern Alberta our by Wediifsdvy next. At 1.30 this afternoon Sir H. Gan- reau, 'mayor of Quebec, gave a lunch oon at the Garrison in honor of the Prince. There will -be a great in Parliament buildings given by the provincial government in honor of His Royal Highness. handing over the title deed of the Plains of Abraham to Earl Grey, "Say, Mr. Herald, will you please explain to the people that the reason the square is not being watered is that there is not enough water to do Such were in substance the wonis of Mayor Henderson to the Herald man thevother evening, A'-i Jvp.s added. "Another argument in favor of installing the metres." -It explained that rtur.-. ing this period of hot weather, the consumption of water in the city has reached about eight hundred sund gallons per day and the limit of the pumping power Is one million gallons a day running the who twenty-four hours. 'NufT said, tint square will have to frazzle to a Jeep dark brown until the weather gets CHIEF JUSTICE WAS SUSTAINED Mr. Alex. Cameron, president of the Literal Association of. Coleman, occupied tho chair nnd in a well chosen words introduced onch speak- in turn. t.O fii'idrCSS vHC i to sell out. the offer after some amendments wi-re made by the f overnment. In a 1 rief succinct manner he re- 'viewwl the history of the Liberal After the luncheon those who bad taken the shorter roule were tnlun out in the autos to see what the i hers nil talking ubout a.nG while S also nad were convinced. general 'I he F.xperimeiital Farm was a great wiu.-ntor. Those who arrived first took it in before luncheon while Calgary. July most inter- esting case heard tbe recent sitting of the full of Alberta was the appeal against the decision of Chief Justice Sifton. convicting nection with th'1 Alberta mber Dealers' Association The argument was made for th.- by U. U Bennett. K.C.; TJ. Wooils. deputy attorney- the case for the province. case was rest'! afternoon at II great nation along our borders. The mtn that make the best Canadians are good Americans. They have the same language, soil, climate and very similar institutions. They have been -pioneers before and now that their families have grown up around them are looking around for an op- portunity to give their sons the same chances that they had us pioneers of a new country." Speaking to them ns newspapermen, he- said that they wanted no romance but that they should tell the pin in. unvarnished truth of what they had seen. In response to the demand of his fellow newspapermen Albert H. Hall. of Minneapolis made reply to the" toast. After expressing appreciation of the hospitality shown, Mr. Hall exclaimed, "I tike yon folk. You look good. But there are not enough, of you, you say. so you are fishing for more. I caa tell you that you arc fishing in a. good stream. We have got the stuff." He briefly spoke of the transformation that hart place on the lower half of the contin ent and twitted the Canadians with waiting while they were working the Prince of Wales also handed over cooler. for the purchase of battle grounds. This sum his royal high- ness said had been entrusted to him through the patriotism of British cit- izens in all parts of Canada and iho empire and .generosity of French sym in order that the historic battlefields on which the two con sovereign as a permanent shrine of union and peace. His Royal Highness, Lord Roberts, arid. General Pole-Cargw, generously complimented Lt. Col- Victor A. S. Williams, commanding the Royal Canadian tending races won -equal and imper-i inspector of cavalry and 'for Dominion supplying ishahle glories, may be acquired f nthe Prince with such splendid mount- the people of the Dominion to pro 1 od escort. All said they never saw serve under the supervision of th.iri finer cavalry escort in their LIBERAL RALLY HELDATCOWLEY Speeches Made By Hon. C. W. Cross, Hon. W. T. Finlay and Others though their opportunities wore tho same. Thoy were waiting for moil I wjth the stuff, for men and women j with twentieth century ideas. You lhr> country the fnsttt.n- I lions, ho said. You the soil to feed, clotho. and make happy mil- i lions. With a trust in God above Cowloy, July largely attond- ed and ontliusinstic meeting-was here on Wednesday evening last in the interests of Mr. A. B. Macdonald the Libfrnl candidate for this Ftdcral i'-ai. The gathfrinp was held in Gunn'.s wart-houso which was neatly decor.itM! with flags and bunting, and VL'ntilnttvl on acocunt of the ex livine ru-nt. Tho chair was taken by Mr. C. H. Millfr, president of th- Liberal association. With him on the platform in addition to tbe M C. T. secretary of tlie association; J. Car- ne-y. J. 0. Sw-inney Gladstone, of Mill, a genial "old-timer" and the soil Iveneath all was possible ri 4f> years standing and others. to this nation. Without any preliminaries the W. H. Fairtieltl. superintendent of i chairman called on J. Marcellus, M. the large was Mr McDonald, the Liberal candi of Alberta showing how t1ic administration oMar.d had been mark the requirements H is hard to party of later arrivals date. He started by saying that having for twenty years been a farm- er he therefore was not a public speak j improved; how the had been forced Lumber j to doal they hft'J mH. of the inner man. any idea of the 'morc fairly with tho jicople; how thcgixter1 er. He however declared that he stood on the record of the Liberal I C-V.K. hue' been compelled to live up p-irty in Or.r.nda and because It thoir made with the IM- he appealed to the minion government in ISSI d pay their support. tnxcs OT1 tncir branch lines, n nl good onn electors present ereat interest shown here. The irri- first, gone over the subject of many inquir- Tn tnct- lno lnca' have rex n vow to study up the o'clock by Mr. Justice Harvey. The decision of the trial judge was the Experimental Farm, gave n brief outline of tlv work of the furm. Having gone over the farm, the party got on board their train which had come down for them. They went sustained in the judgment being con-i ov''r to the Park and heard the City c-jrred in by Justuvs Scott ano Reck j Band play and then a large number Mr. Justice Stuart rendered over to the Chinook Club where ther judgment which practically ar-! av> informal rvreplion was held. IT. Mr. Marc.-llus reer.-lted tbe abseno. of the Minister of Public Works, and iiu-ney spent was given in exchange fur good value. The announcement was received with great hearty applause. The next speaker was Mr. A. B. Macdonald, the candidate. He brief- ly stated the reasons for his ilature, and for his appeal for sup- port. He based his claim for sup- port of the present (Liberal admin- istration on the record of the past twelve years, which had been d by a vast flow of immigratioin into Cr.nada, and a cessation of exodus. quoted figures to show the slow >wth of and the rapid in- -ase of debt under the Tory regimn which ended in laae and how the reverse was true since that date. The postoffic also which formerly was run with an annual deficit on a three cent letter rate now showed a hand- surplus with a two cont letter aft'M. Iiy the D'-puty Minister m n r of settlers from over n1 lr- was able to announce siiice dc.-ir hi T the Old Man ing b b: i.; ill1 pi'opi the aim of the government to :h: p.% >pi also. He referred also to the build- inp of branch lines of railwap where settlement demanded them, and clos- in tlu .i with a hope that he would have further opportunities of addressing the electors of this district. Hon. C. W. Cross, attorney general next speaker. He sketched l.iietly the history of the. province its erection, the choos- of n premier a nd would be convention, which choice. was wanted it. it; almost unanimously endorsed at the I first election. The Government had (Continued on ;