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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALTA., WIOHtiDAY, CAHY We invite to and look orer par goods diring the time yon IB eajoyittg Use Domiutoti Exhibition. s We will be represented there shorn ing line of Fireproof Safes Vault Doors Jewelers' Safes -----__ etc. and will be pteaMd to go into the matter whether you are desirous of purchasing at preMuk or. not. Oar iu the booth will be Mr. J. A Young and W. E. Feathorstone, who will gladly fnrnUb yon with catalogs, etc., on anything in oar line that yon may require. Featherstone Offices 55 Kiat Street West, 311 AlexuuUr Ave., Wuuuptg, MIiiiii mmiiif inmiiM111 AN IN JUSTICE TO UBEfcUJS (Ottawa Tree press.) The% population of .Manitoba evenly divided politicayy necessary that the voters' lists should be as correct as it is possible to provincial el- Conservativeg make them. In ections of 1907. polled only the the votes than tho Liberals. Yet so well directed were the efforts of, JLhe Conservative organizers that this small total ma- jority gave them 27-seats, the Liberals obtained only, 13. "The to- tal Conservative vote teas 50.5 per cent, of the total.vote cast; It will be seen from this statement that only a amount of manip- ulation, carried out with judgment; might defeat all- the Liberal candi- dates in Manitoba at the next gener- al Dominion elections.. The Liberal majority in ProvencherVis only 10; and, if the preparation- of the lists for Dominion purposes was allowed to remain ;in 'the hands of the Pro- vincial Government, there would be an almost irresistable temptation so to influence their compilation' as to upset the chances of .the Liberals re- taining that, seat; The Conservative majority fiT Ifar- quette is only "75; and the provincial government would feel an irresistable temptation to help Dr. Roche to en- trench himself' behind a few more stout and reliable Tories, whose right to vote, even as Tories, might be questionable, and whose .right to Vote if they, were Liberals, would not be upheld for one moment! V PERSONAL REGISTRATION partizanship does variabiy.creep' and ,it only, be rectified by the most ample, thorough and complete revision. No fair-mind ed man will admit, however, that th revision in. Manitoba has either' been efficient or complete. Even ncient time -and with due. regard ti convenience of the istration, been given, the task is very difficult one, because of the con slant changes in population, whic the province undergoes from year t year. ol greater tkaa it had io iiiy JMW'iiMAM yimf' TSu yrOof of taw ntrtasity of "tkoroughJtv" jMtrg the lists can be ciUsd: asii lha A j" 'i' But, ia dotef ao, it wiil havs U that it wilHttg aad to void tha faults af'tte provincial iauttratkNi or tksre wUl atltt ThMra nseeasity for strongest to or the task U BO litfit PAttTISAN RBOI9TBATION The executive of Provincial Clo- tsM raciatrattoo i a tteeaaaary quatifieatiob appoiAtaacMt is to the oaservative party. registration terks "'a-tu lists; aad, favor can showm U> tfe onservative party ii is shown. This oea so far as putting Covacrvativea cm the lists, without axactinc, in the case of luanifeat Liberals, their personal Provincial 'Oovenunsat aapeeta s regintratipa cferfcs to act parti- sanly. The 'as originally con- ceived and enacted, provided for an Adependettt preparation of voters isU. It placed the whoia work un- the directioa of board of re- judges; and this board chose and appointed the registration clerks But rtr-rn tim .n'oiTrsmrnt bought that it could not forego the advantage to be, derived from, hay ing the liBts'made up by ils own-appoint and, in the following yaar, the law wax amended, and the authority to appoint the registraUon clerks aad irect the preliminary preparation of the lists was taken away. Hence- brth, executive of the provincial had absolute in he making of lists. INADEQUATE REVISION The Conservative given to preliminary lists, might be corrected with full and complete revision each but the sittings 6f revision courts are limited both as to time and place they may not sit- at any time or place, other than appoint ed, one for each provincial' constit- uency; and-this sitting often lasts only five'hours and never more than seven; with upwards of names .o revise. 1903 an instance oc- curred-which tested the law on the [tyint as to the limitation of time and place. The revising officer was sitting .at .lleuusejour, and was in- formed .that, at .Lac du Bonnet, some 40 miles, off, there were many farm ers who would like to be registered but who, in .consequence of the dis tance, and the lack of the means transport, were not able to come to Deausejour. The revising officer ad jourhed his court to Lac du Bonne and enrolled .38; voters.. The lists were printed with these names them; but, when election'day arrived the lists sent for use at the loca polling division had.these 38 names torn out, aad the men were the franchise. The Attorney-Cener al's defence was that they should ne verv have been .on the, lists because they were registered .after the time fixed-for registration. DIFFICULT The inadequacy time for re- vision ia self-evident. The hearing of applications to he put on is'as'much oAcer can do properly; and, 'consequently, only a fraction of the strike off are' ever Do Mriw If so, our Koyal Patent Flour Will i yon It wiil save you 25 per cent in Uid Tko flour U cnMper than ordinary __ haid flour. Made Use blending of soft and hard Your Grocer kaa it fll sPfl ft iaV si si Ml I AssV MsVWOTBB s uwur u. Ltj. Color, Flavor, Fra are the strong points of Ite farti FOR SALE A BRICK HOUSE' and two lota on Ford St. for sale. Apply to Steve Dorchak, 121 Ford St. LAL'S PURE TEA Iff RICH, COLOR, freak FRAGRANCE and r LICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hoeU of AM YOU one yet? Lost traffic bridge a locket con- taiainc picture of owner's wife, On one side the J. P. are en- frayed and on the othejr "From the employees of Reward for re- turn to Mr. Porter, Arlington Hotel. 158-0 TMMf Coal, Ice and DRAYING I LONaBBOS.Proprietors Office oppoaite Balmoral TELEPHONE ea Of COAL MINING REG. u LAI i QMS Coal mining rights o! toe FOR SALE ONE GOOD TEAM .of marea, 6 and 7 years old, weigh! 1 set dou- ble harness. 1 heavy waggon, nearly oew. Inquire at 616 CutbUl street for Heary 153-6 FOR SALE Six nice, high and dry, choice lots on William street. Price only each. Apply to E. T. McGregor, Offi ce P. Block, or Box 387, Leth- bridge, Alta. IT IS PURE! UJ's tea is sold oidy i THE LTi Chinese Silks v Japanese Fan- cy Goods Fresh Fruit Confectionery All fresh, first-class goods Prices right Chow Sam MctiuireV Old Stand Manitoba should, be. borne ii wind', the "6rst step" in "the" People from.JEastern Canada, Grea Europe, often stay there; heard. Hundreds of such appeals] are Several finallv ftii. .._.! _ several years before finally settling fu ther west, and in recent years .nun _old settlers, who pioneered the pro vince, have taken advantage of tfce appreciation the. value of their farms, through the 'influx of settlers and the demand for improved and sold out to take up cheaper land in, Saskatchewan, or Alberta. Wany the names such people, who have moved out, still remain on the lists; and offer opportunities for per- sonation and fraud. In 1906, S. J. Jackson, Liberal It. P. for Selkirk, made strenuous efforts to have the lists of his own constit- uency "cleaned and it cost to get 547 names struck off and 445 added no less than Oa Portage la Prairie lists, there are 600 "dead wood" Conservatives and 200 "deadwood" Liberals, all of whom ought to be expunged; and, as L. M. JOHMSTONE Barrister and SeWciter Office adjbinihii Union MtJl.ftM. tM terday and last night she was married young clerk' ..WITH. ROOM WAITED; Nice furnished room, with or with-, out board near .centre, of; citj'. .A. Tilley, c-o H. J. 157-1 WAHTED .A. private teacher wanted a few hours. in afternoon( or cvehi ng. Ap ply" to Joe, Fong, Oxford Restaurant, Lethbridge. WANTED 1 l: Satisfaction PHONE 289 A pattern maker Svantcd. Apply to Lethbridge Iron -Worlca Co., Ltd. 57 6 FOR SALE A J110 gramaphone, and worth for cash. Ap- ply Box Herald Office. 586 Two choice sections of iand cast of Stirling on the new survey line of Weybufn branch C. P.-R., at a snap price if sold at once. Apply Box J.. LOST A gold locket, initials E. N. W., SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS even n umbered section of. Do minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and "26, not reserved, may be homestead- ,ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 yeara of age, to the extent 'of one-quarter section of 160 acres more or less. Application'for entry must be made in person by. the applicant' at' a. Do- aniiion Lands Agency of Sub-Agenuy tor the district in which the land ia situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever :be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, daughter, brother or' sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (I) At least six months' residence containing two photographs. Suitable- reward will be offered. Leave at the Herald. 15S-0 am agreement was made whereby.319 names were strvck oA.and 184 added, there were" 10O more personal registration. In. the eastern provinces'.the mvnicipal assessment roll is the basis oTthe lists, and no one has ever miggested that, because a man'js either a Liberal or Conser- vative, he is likely to be either wrongly pwt on or wrongly omitted from such a roll: Bat, with personal does -not carry with it any monetary obligation, such as etuvrcs the indepewteace of repeat the statement of W. LK Sehafl- nerr Conservative member for Sovris, that in 1907 only 56 names were struck off the Winnipeg Winnipeg undergoes more changes in her population in a year than any other city in the Dominica. Former Winnipeggers are fotrnd. in CaUfonia. Seattle; Vancouver, Begina, Edmon- ton, Uaigary, and wherever there lists prepared from an aiwwwmcnt any enterprise afloat; and yet only cial constituency of Beautiful Plains, in a Broadway cab has been working for a month. The girl's mother. Mrs. Lulu Lar- gey -Catron, maintains a residence in New York, whore she spends most of her time, approved the match. The couple left for San Francisco this morning, and front there will start on an automobile to New York, Miss Largey's touring car and driver having been shiped ahead sev- eral weeks ago. From New York they will go to Europe. It is announced that M.Sellers Lar- the male hond of the family, president of the State Savings Bank aod owner of several spectacular mu- sical shows, wil shortly be married to a former-show pirl who has been that should have been but the representattae. of the Conservative party would not afree-'to their being expunged. If the Liberal agent hed reMed Vhe intervention of the .judge, he would not have been able lo get ten namea struck off. So, it will be seen, that at the registration, the Liberals are at- mercy of a partisan clerk and ai: the revision, they are at the sner- cy of the Conservative organiser. INSUFIICIENCY OP ADDRESS Tiajse ia act th< only obeUcfe in sttcceesful appeal. An ad- drees, opposite the name the voter whose right t km, 'often prevents from succeed tag. A CEMENT SIDEWALKS SEALED BIDS will be received by the City of Lethbridge at the office of the City Engineer until-IS'o'clock noon Tuesday, June 23rd, 1908, for the construction of approximately 000 square yards of Cement Sidewalks and Lineal feet of curb and gutter. A certified cheque for the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars payable to the Secretary- Treasurer of the City of Lethbrdge must accompany each proposal as a guarantee that the successful bidder One black mare, small star on forehead, small and chunky, fat, about ten yeara old, had a new halter and picket rope attached. One. grey horse, 10 years old, not quite so fat as the black mare, and had an old hal ter on. These.horses broke away from the ranch of. Peter Skyonaburg, 25 mil- es north of Lethbridge on June 12thj 1908. 3556 NOT1CE Notice is hereby given that all per- sons who desire to construct areas in upon- and cultivation of the land in each year for three yeara. _ (2) A liomesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned solely by him, not than eighty (BO) ucies .in-, .extent, in Ihe vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership, of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the lather is deceased) of a homesteader haa permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less, than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the -ricinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with father (or inUafera All new, most artistic, at very attractive prices. Ideal as a Wedding Gift u COMfLnT HOUSE right to vote is the lists in the 'appellant person, whose appealed ag- .of an- _ peal three days before appeal a guest at the home in Butte tract for several months. Mrs. Lr.rgny, the married srnne time ago to a young man, little older than her eld- eat son, Crcighton who has 9.1. His fortane nlaced the will within six days after awarding j By-Law, of the work enter into a contract withj the City. 55.6 Satisfactory bonds will be required for the faithful execution of the con- cement sidewalks fronting their pro perty or to continue the use of those already constructed must apply for permits for the same at once. The By-Law requires coverings of Standard Luxfer Prisms. All areas must conform to the requiremnts of on; and if he makes no answer to the appeal, at the case if he M out of the province, or has not io the revising officer haa to be satisfied, before expunging Wa that notice has been by registered tetter, the post nearest to the where, according to the old lists was supposed to be living. If there tr. Billie Sharratt and Mimic Slate Savings Bank on ita again a few weeks ago. ITo holds a clerkship in his own bank. Plans and specifications may be at the office of City Engineer. No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. Alta., June 9th, 1906. 151-n TELEPHONES, MOTORS, Etc. McKenzfefe ELECTRICIANS Repairs 204 to Njtkt 22? M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. STREET GRADING SEALED BIDS will be received by he City of Lethbridge at the office of the City Engineer, until 12 o'clock noon, June 23rd, 1908, for the grading of certain streets amounting to ap- proximately cubic yards. A certified cheque for the sum o One Thousand Dollars pay aWe to the Secretary-Treasurer of th City .of Lethbridge, must accompany each proposal aa a guarantee that thi successful bidder will within six day; after the awarding of the work ente into a contract with the City. Satisfactory bonds will be requireo for the faithful execution of the con tract. Plans and specifications may be seei at the office of Ihe City Engineer. No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. .ARNOLD, City Engineer Lethbridge, AlberU, June 9, 1906 161-12 (4) The term "vicinity" in the two rcceeding paragraphs is defined aa leaning not more .than nine miles in direct line, exclusive of the widtb_ f road allowances crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader intending to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living with parents or on farming land own- i-d by himself must notify the Agent For the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. W. CORY. Deputy o? the Minister of the Interior. publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. First-class Cafe THU mm WHK m 9wrt Orfcr Dub CARROLL DOYLE ;