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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL L LETHBRIUQE, ALT A., TUESDAY, JULY 28, 19.08. NO. L92. WILL FOLLOW IN TEDDY'S STEPS Tb't Was the Gist of Taft's Speech of Acceptance At Cincinnati Maine Short Retorttri Watch It as It Thraihct Itstlf to Death on the Cincinnati, 0., July Howard Taft today accepted the Re- publican presidential nomination. His official notification combined a political jubilee for the city of Cin- cinnati and a historical gathering of the national party leaders and the reason for the announcement by the candidate of the political tenets de- signed as the issue of the Republican oratory throughout the campaign. In his sp-jech Mr. Taft said in part: "For more than ten years the coun- try passed through an fore he had opened his mouth on the matter. Regarding the question "What is an Independent Conserva- he referred the Editor to the editorial column of his oww paper in its reference io the candidacy of Rev. D. C. Hossack. A man should be independent because the cry of the land is for more independence. He "dees not have to tie himself to any pnrcy. In England politicians hiiv'c their party but are left alone, tbis country they are branded as villians. The speaker said he was not a p litlcian versed in all political issues and that he was not after the office and did not want it but a man who would not respond to the call of his fellow citizens to serve them was no better than a coyote! We have got to cut out much of this party poli- Mr. Magrath as a Conservative can- didate would endorse the employment of Japanese at- Raymond. He could give the Raymond people all the la bor they wanted. BEST CROPS In the Entire Country Were in the Card- ston District The Herald asked "W. R. Machines fie Montreal, manager and W. .B. general freight traf of the C. P.. R Lanigan of Winni Three hundred Chinese are known to be drowned. The Ying King was 200 feci Ion" nnd owned in Hong Kong. Only twelve of those aboard were rescued: peg, the assistant general freight tra fie manager, when they were in th In reply Mr. Magrath .said that the labor was wanted in certain seasons. They had to chase after Indians and others or lose their crops as they had done during the last year, if Mr. Harold could supply" the labor when wanted they would not get Japs to do it. D. Quigley asked cone rning the bounty asked for by the sugar com- pany giving as their reason that they had to compete against Oriental la- bor. If they are reaping the benefit of Asiatic labor, should they still get the bounty? In reply the speaker -said that he believed that the Vancouver factory was a great monopoly, combining with the Montreal firms in the di- vision of territory. They resented tin- interference of the Raymond factory nd cut the price in this part of the ountry so that the latter felt that liey had to have protection if the ndustry were to live. It takes a )opulation of ten thousand to supply abor to keep a sugar factory running vhich population is not around the Raymond factory. T he people of Raymond will bear out his statements n this regard. He did not endorse the employment of Oriental, he was opposed to it, but what could be done. Another gentleman asked if this was his own view or that of the Con- servative party. Mr. Magrath stated that it was his own view. He had not discussed it with Mr. Borden. Refering the question to Mr. Ives who was also on the platform, the latter stated: Mr. Border's policy with regard to Oriental, labor in British Columbia. Jas. Barclay, referred to Mr. Ma- grath's connection with the A. R. Edmonton Proposes to .Operate a Municipal System Between that City and Strathcona Edmonton, July city coun- cil last evening declared themselves as being in favor of the municipality purchasing the thirty year franchise of the Strathcona Tramway Co., and establishing an interurban street sys- tem to connect Edmonton and Strath- cona along the lines proposed by Mayor McDougall. The system pro- posed by Mayor McDougall and prac- tically approved of by the council is estimated to cost and would include six milt-s of the system in Edmonton and three miles of track on the Strathcona side of the river and a two car half hour service to Strathcona is suggested. PRINCE WILL SAIL FOR HOME Starts on Journey From Que- bec Early Tomor- row TOOK HIS LIFE Moo-.-omin, Sask., July body o! Fred Simpson was discovered yesterday in a well on the farm of George A very. It is" thought he com- mitted suicide. Simpson was a wid ower 48 years of age. HOLD UP MAN CAUGHT Victoria, July successful- ly holding up three different persons in as many nights, George White, 25 years old, of Idaho, was captured last night near Elk Lake by two farm- ers. OVATION FOR HEARST AT I. Co., and the bargain made the Liberal government PREMIER SCOTT'S CAMPAIGN Wolseley, July Premier Scott, b 'ginning his campaign in the new of Moose Mountain be- fore a large audience tonight, .vas given a fine reception. The most striking part of his election pro- nouncement was his declaration of a railway policy. NICHOLSON GOES' UP FOR TRIAL R. R. Nicholson was committed for at the next sitting of Su- preme Court by Inspector West on t charge of forging the name of Wm Oliver to three cheques, which hi (ashed at the Arlington Hotel. Wm Porter, the proprietor of the hotel .John Graham, clerk, J. W. Bawden who writes the cheqties for the firm nnd Carnorv T.... M cholson the station were examin- famous "Hippo" Johnston, which at the hearing yester- TRIAL OF "HIPPO" Macleod, July nter. si is being taken in the trial y at Bisley this year than any other that they have participated in this rifle meet. The Toronto Argonauts rowed yes- half of the Olympic course .gainst a strong wind and tide in ;our minutes flat. Considered to be a vory good performance. The government steamer, Arctic. Capt. Bernier, left yesterday for a two vfrar cruise in Ungava Bsy and .'...Tin Sea. The object is to take possession on behalf of Canada of some islands in that locality. Richard Hemsiey, a well known Montreal jeweller had his leg Uiuken ,1 scuffle with footpads in West- SEEDING SEEMS TO BE GENERAL pay pooplo to come. State-; vero not doing so 1375 had chiirp. d thorn to in order to keep thorn out. Tho'book neon: br.s interest in to the oxsc-nt of getting the liv< M head and h b.-li.'v.-.l that It seems that winter wheat his Way home when set upon behind. The pursuit of a couple of mu-xkrcrs from the States has been followed into Canada, with the co-op- eration of the Mounted Police. The iJf-pisty sheriff from Minot, N. D., now h to arrest the two men now The ITnitoil IT......-, Its pretty general in .This iiismcT. j n. but smcojlho R nan.oj .ii.-trict, Saskatchewan. Rnnrh 1 Orto to v.u-.ter T.-LMcGanchoy. distance runner of Xoxt ho will havo 2.800 acres in End Y. M. C. A., Toronto, start- .wl tn rnn to Xow crrain (Mtieronr Kinns, wncru York. Ho carries lettors of introduc- increase in of them ship laborers il lour. take special train and travel as the j could get the five dollars per hoad. i .1 TT- He was opposed to it and wheni guest of Sir or.augnnessy re'.vnvvl to tlv h" did Winnr Par.ff. (Cbritlr.ind on 3 he had ;irros. '.'00 200 acres to winter wheat. V. "ic! is seeding on his farm the Sii'Uh of the city. tion to Mayor McClelian of New York, I Mayor Oliver from Toronto. Ho is between 25 and 30 years of age lu expwra tu niatih York in ten or twelve days. ;