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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FAGBPOUtt THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 1914 Sbe Ictbbriboc alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Pally, delivered, per yew..... Daily, by mall, per year...... .Weekly, by mail, per year.... 3.00 TELEPHONES Business Office............... IM' Editorial Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager rider In the ot bread, with ou vofit whMt With the Indications in our own provtnca wh cmn say but -that in the future may, likewise, -bo supplying the of movement, with oil .fuel, for o ships ot war. Thus iucrearfas usefulness to that great whole which we are a part, Meanwhile, on the occasion whio Dominion Day brings round, It will 1 well for us- to pause and consider tl heritage on' which we have entered serve to imbue us with a national aud. patriotic' A prW THE ONTARIO. ELECTIONS The agitation for temperance re- j form received a severe setback in the Ontario elections. The temperance advocates ia that province have been clamoring for tie abolition of the bar for years but neither of the -political parties would commit themselves to the issue until Newton Wesley.Row- ell assumed the leadership Lib- eral parly less than three rears ago. After the provincial elections of 1911 lie framed a platform and Uie aboli- tion of the bar was made the chief During the intervening period he lias kept this-policy to-the-fore- front in face of strong opposition within his own party, but he naturally anticipated to more than offset the losses with gains 'amongst the tem- perance Conservatives The result proves that temperance men, at least the majority of them, prefer party to principle. Ontario 3s: a strongly tem- perance "province" but not sufficiently so for men to desert their party. The temperance Conservatives likely salv- ed their consciences 'with the opinion that local option better than abolition of the.-bar :throughout the province. The effect of the election in On- tario is not as disastrous to the.Lib- eral party as it is to..the temperance forces. Had Howell made a showing of even forty of fifty seats the politi- cal-parties would need to have heeded1 the temperance element- His gains are so meagre and his failure to carry a single seat in the highly reputation) -city of and in other temperance centres 'will Ibe in terpreted by governments and part- ies throughout the Dominion in only cne waj and that is that the temper- in our particular country la eswntia for .tUat larger -patriotic sentiment and; without being airogan ly puffed up, It will do us good to i duige in the same. L lot "of -people prefer to let the ba stay than -io aboliih their 'politics. -Get out your flag. Tomorrow Canada's birthday. The temperance vote could contro in it wanted to. Toronto Ask Rows what.he thinks about it the Liberals gains .1 the, Ontario elections, anyway. majority, in -Ontario is coming down It-must In Ontario y terday. because -the province wen ae; throats irf Ontario Tories ir Awfully dry. They hollered so muc fop the wet .victory. A man named Parliament was elec ed to Parliament in Ontario. He'! be the whole thing now. The Tories ought to give up oppos ing Allan Studhoime in East Ham! ton. The -little-. Labor man always wins. ance people prefer, the; party .every time to principles Consequently the effect of temperairce- demands- upon governments and parties in the future will not be More, heed will be pr d to the interests which stand together at the ballot bor As for Mr. Rowell and his plans for the future, it is hard to sayr He is a sincere man and believes in' his pol- icy. He may determine to keep up the fight provided he gets the backing of his supporters. Believing the issue 'to be right and in the interests of the province he will almost assuredly Bland by his principles or give up the leadership. It must be said for the Whitney ad- ministration in Ontario that it has not been open to much criticism. The man at its head is not a progressive but he is honest and fearless and had loyal admirers and more especially so since his long and almost fatal ill- ness. It can be said for Mr. Rowell that he fought 'hard and ably, and kept the government forces on the defensive insofar as the temperance issue is concerned. THE FIRST OF JULY Canada's period of adolescence, may The trouble with the temperanc< in. Ontario was that it .voted a the .voted, regard leas of principle Philadelphia pulpits were occupied on: a recent -Sunday -by physicians The cbngregatioha'.-iad to take the medicine whether they, liked it or not too. Rev. J. C. Toltnie up avPres byteriaii 'pulpit in Windsor and Is now member for that city. Wonder it he will find the game of politics more congenial than the ministry. Ten thousand people want the sen- tence of ICrafchenko .commuted. "What they should have asked for Is asylum accommodation for themselves, for If ever a villain deserved hanging It is Krafchenko Peel county voted for the Scott Act in January and defeated the Abolish the -Bar issue yesterday. They don't want, the bars in their county but evidently want to be in the position to go across into the nest county for a drink. A Vancouver nan suggests that Jalgary should have a service of ihanksgivlng for the discovery of oil. Better wait till it is found in paying quantities, then tho service might be confined to those who were 'lucky en- The House of Commons now has six KnlghU as membera. Sir Wilfrid Laiirier, Sir Robert Borden, Sir Ed- mund Osier, Sir George Foster, Sir Rodolphe Forget and Sir J. A. Iff. Atk- int of be said to date from 1867, when, on ough to strike oil, the First of July, her four provinces) were united under the title of The Dominion of Canada. That day has come to be regarded as an epoch in her history, and on Wednesday its anniversary will be celebrated for the forty-seventh time. Coupled with the day wo commemorate under one de- signation, the Fathers of Confedera- tion, the names of the men under whose auspices the eventful step was taken, wherein diverse interests were merged into a harmonious whole and, consolidated" into strength by unity, the new Dominion started on ber tri- umphal march of progress, unprece- dented as to its making, in the 'his- tory of nations. Much -as we in the west are used to rapid development, we cannot 'but be struck by the wonderful strides the Whole country has made since 1867. Our total trade at that period was something over one hundred million dollam Today it considerably ex- ceeds one billion. And wherever we look, be it in the matter of railway development, iniahd navigation, post- al" and telegraph faeirrtles, or popula- tion, the figures reveal leaps and bounds since the time -some fifty years o. In agricultural development, in our forestry, and minerals, and In' our manufactures, we read the came wonderful story of progress. Aid Vfl font still In the youthful of our history! what has been already aeccvn- pltehed we can look with the surest faith to what the future'will bring forth. As an Mwt to the Empire wo tlm tefiifi' lit pro- There ie a far greater number members who would like to be knighted. Calgary Board of Trade favors the proposal to establish a public utilities commission in Alberta. The main business of this 'body would be to arbitrate disputes 'between corpora- tions and municipalities. Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba nave commisr sions of this kind. The suggestion is well worth considering. Mixed fanning is the salvation or tho west, very argues the Ray- mond Leader, and it goes on to prove its contention 'by quoting tho state- ments of live stock buyers. One of these gentlemen said he distributed In the district tributary to Raymond for hogs since Chrlstmaa, and another buyer is authority for the statement that he bad distributed for stock In the Spring Coulee and Magrafn districts In three months Southern. Alberta need never worry about prospects If Ita farmerfi are raising stock as well as grain. Tho figures presented 'by the Raymond pa- per prove that mixed farming is grow- ing in the south, and Instead of the farmers receiving revenue in the fall of the year from "his grain, he IB now In tho position to do business ail the year round. That's tho sort of farm- V.T wAut and mufit PICKED UP IN t ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Oakrille cltiteni voted to oiem: the Otuaco Company from taxes ft 10 By.means of a.recent invention ia propowd to transmit photos acros the Atlantic. .Miss Viau, of Hamilton, purchase team of horses from A. Yeager, lnKjoe, for J7000, s The new 600-foot government wha: at Windsor has been completed at cost Of Following a sermon" oh' tlie tempe anco policy of Mr. Rowell, -by-Re William Currie of John Street Presb terian church, 'Belleville, C. Mike K.C., totfk advantage of the'privlleg of speaking in favor, of the Whitne administration tne evening swvic The C. N. R. will commence wor wrecking.300 Hamilton houses tha are on the right of ivay through th city. Earl S. Bishop, a Queen's .Uniye: sity graduate of 1913. refused to se .is new nitrogenous fertilizer PHtsburg capitalist for Delegate Evans of the Bricklayer Union has been elected president o :he Mediciao Hat Trades and Labo Council Miss E. M: Chisholin, of Kamloops and Miss of Appledala, B.C iare been appointed to the teachini staff of the Cranbrook public school The C. N. R. will suffer by washouts on Alines in the Edmonton The C. P- R. also suffered on tiie "Winnipeg-Edmonton iranch. Rer. H', G. Livingston, for ten ears pastor of the Barton Stree Methodist churoh, Hamilton, Ont, has jeen invited to the Nova' Scotia Con srence to become a travelling evan gelist An ordertin-councH has been passe< banging the name of .the customs utpost of.Le Pas to The_Paa, the atter 'being the name under w the town of The Pas-Trasrificprnorat d by the Manitoba legislature. The Koehler House, a. frame hoo- elry, James cabinet shop, jawrence Bros, general store and a umber of barns and other buildings n the village of Buart, Ont.-were de- troyed by fire. The King of Italy has bestowed a nighthood upon Ugo Casalf, a grill oom manager of the Picadilly Hotel, ondon, Ugo thus becoming cavalier, go Casalf owes his distinction to Is benevolent interest dn the work- ig class in the Italian Lon- on. At a Medicine Hat meeting at bich a large number of the city la- orera were voluntarily present, a re- ilution was unanltrioiisly carried re- fEnning the action taken at a prev- oua meeting, to the effect that the Vades and -Labor Council use its best ndeavors to get the city council to scind its recent action in voting to ithhold till next winter thirty per nt of the pay of the city laborers. A novel trip is being takea by Rev. Inclpal Lloyd, of Emmanuel Ool- Saskatoon, and president of the anish the Bar Executive In Sas- tchewan. Principal Lloyd .ining a rty in Edmonton and will take ree months' oanoe trip down the .Ekatchewan R'iver -from Edmonton Winnipeg, for the puipose of mak- g a sociological survey.. He will Whitney Holds Ontario With a Majority of 57 CONTINUED IfROM FRONTPAGE ship. His successor as Premier has not been the choice be- ta-ecu Messrs. Haiuia, Beck and Lu- cas, members of the gouTnment lu the old Parliament Vtharo, were members, but under .a redistribu-. tion measure passed at tho last; ses- sion the representation increased to 111, Gustave Eranturel, who was d .ppsed from the Liberal party' a forced to resign from the Legislatu Ijecriusa he offered to sell his service {or the liquor interests, ran as an i dependent Liberal in his old riding Frescott and' was returned over straight Liberal, a Conservative an independent Conservative. THE WINNERS BY CONSTITUENCIES CONSERVATIVE AUK) 400. moj. 100.0 nisj. BRUCE, small maj. 400 maj. DDRHAJf, 516-maj, DURHAJt, 550 3. P. Whitney, 760 teaj: ELGIN, 200 Tuaj. ELGIN, ,.700 maj. 142 maj. .PORT WILLIAM-rJarvis, 370 maj. 534 maj: GREY, GREY, 800 maj. GREIY, 1000 465 maji 283.maj. 1400 ma] HASTINGS, 1000 inaj. HASTINGS, large ma] HURON, 320 maj. HURON, j Con., ace. Con., 1466 maj. KENT, -15-mal. TORONTO, SOUTHWEST (tw 1300 ma] Foy, 1200 maj. PRONTO, NORTHWEST (t ,v 2000 M Piierson. VICTORIA, maj. .VICTORIA, 50 maj. WATERLOO, ISO maj. WATERLOO, WENTWORTH, 24 maj WENTWORTH, 500 mai. 673 maj. WELLINGTON, 160 maj. YORK, 300 maj. YORK, ace. YORK, 660 maj. LANARK, 300 maj. _ _ LANARK, 500 maj. 450 maj. 15011 maj. LAMBTON 'LAMBTON, .small maj 100 maj. MIDDLESEX, 00 maj. 600- maj. smalli-maj. NIAGARA SCO NORFOLK, 700 NORTHUMBERLAND, itt, 600 maj. ONTARIO, 400 maj. ONTASIO, 200 PETEJIBORO, 00 maj. PORT 600 maj. PERTH, 600 aj. PERTH, 200 aj. PARRY 600 maj. 400 maj. RAINY 200 maj. RENFREW ace. RENFREW, 333 SIMCOE, 230 ai. SIMCOB, 373 aj. SIMCOB, 800 maj. SIMCOE, 600 maj. 600 maj. 100 maj. ST. 1500 SAULT STB. W. H. earst, 750 maj. TORONTO, NORTHEAST (two 1000 maj.; Pyne, 00 maj. TORONTO, TORONTO, TORONTO, SOUTHEAST (two 2000 maj; Hook, 00 maj. LIBERAL BRANT, maj BRANT, 300 maj. BRUCE, 601 maj BRUCE, ESSEX, ESSEX, 144 maj. HURON 320 maj. ace. KENT, 350 maj. 168 maj. MIDDLESEX, 700 tnaj. 146 maj. NORTHUMBERLAND, WEST Clarke, 165 maj. NORFOLK, 700 maj. OXFORD, 98 maj. OXFORD, Mayberry, 30 maj. OTTAWA, 100 maj. OTTAWA; PETERBORO, WEST Glllesple, 200 maj PRINCE 100 inaj. RUSSBLLV-P.acine STURGEON WELLINGTON, Carter. WELLINGTON, iOO. -T-, C. Toline, 400 maj. INDEPENDENT HAMILTON, La, Dor, 1000 maj. Ind. Lib., 250 uaj. LIBERAL GAINS OTTAWA, EAST. OTTAWA, WEST. PRINCE EDWARD. WELLINGTON. SOUTH. BRANT, SOUTH. BRANT, NORTH. PETiERBORO. WEST. ESSEX, SOUTH. E33EX, NORTH. COCHRANE WINDSOR CONSERVATIVE GAINS ONTARIO, SOUTH. HALDIMAND. BRUCE, SOUTH. LAMBTON, EAST. WENTWORTH, NORTH. t into touch with the new settlers, d will endeavor to ascertain the oportlou of foreign population in districts through which he will a.ss. Ontario Hank shareholders on July will receive back from the liqul- tor a nfteen per cent, dividend on 6 amount paid by them under the uble liability. When the liquidator t th'c bankto affairs straightened t it was found that there was a ortnge ot about between o assets and liabilities. It was ought that a 95 per cent, double lia- ity ofcll weyld have to be made to meet this deficit, and that 'call was made. The assols, however, have been realized so successfully that some time ago a dividend, of 20 per cent repaid to tho 450 contribut- ors who had been pinched by the col- lapse of the bank. The additional of 15 per cont to be made In July tho total repaid to 36 cent., and there will probtb'.y bo sUll another dividend before the hooks of tho bank arc entirely closed, but what it will be cannot be stated just ULL TEXT OF THE NEW HOMESTEAD REGULATION CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE this privilege is conferred on the entrant, he will be required to show, when making appli- cation for patent, that he has, in the case of an ordinary homestead, been the sole owner during the whole of the first year of at least five head of stock; during the second year of at least ten head of stock; aud from .and after the expiration of the second year, up to tho date of application for patent, of at least sixteen head 'Of stock. the case of a pre-emption, the entrant will be re- quired to show when making applica- tion for patent, that he has continued to own Jiis homestead, and that he has had upon the land, in the fourth and fifth years of the performance of duties, stock to the number of at least twenty head, ana from and after the expiration of the fifth year up to the date of the application for patent, at least twentyfour head of stock. PURCHASED In the case of a purchased homestead, when making application for patent, the entrant will 'he required to show that ho was tile solo owner, during tho whole of the first year, of at least five head of stock; during tho second year of at least ten head of stock; and from and after the expiration of tho liacoud year, uy to the date of tho ap-. plication for patent, of at least six- teen head of stock. DEFINITION OF STOCK. term "stock" includes cattle, that is, cows or bulls and their young; and horses, male and female, aud their young. Sheep and h'oga are also in- cluded. If sheep aud hogs ars kept, ten sheep or ten hogs, or ten sheep and hogs, will only be reckoned as tho equivalent of one Siead of cattle; that is, equal to one horse, or one cow or bull. TO BE KEPT ON stock must be kept on the homestead, pre-emption, or purchased homestead, as the case may be, .either for sum- mer grazing or for 'winter feeding. buildings for the accomodation of the whole number of stock to be kept in any year shall be erected and maintained during the whole period such stock is to be kept and solely owned by the applicant for patent. Sucli ihuildlngs shall, in the case of an ordinary homestead, bo erected upon tho homestead itself, In tho case of a pre-emption such buildings shall be erected upon such pre-emption or tho appurtenant homestead, and In ths case of a purchased homestead such buildings shall be erected upon such purchased homestead or upon tho entrant's free homestead, if hla Everyone Wants The Most of for The Least Every goo'd housewife wants the most of the best tiieans of cooking for the least money, because she knows that Good Cooking Godd Health rd to the kitchen THE MOST AST tan only be obtained by t Gas For Fuel In regard to the kitchen THE MOST of THE BEST for THE LEAST tan only be obtained by the lise of Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. Phone 1510 esidence has tieen performed tnere- n in accordance with the regulations. YEARLY en- rant, or in the case of his death, his egal representative, shall furnish to he Minister a statutory declaration uly made apd' completed according to aw, promptly after the expiration of aeh year during the period that he as kept stock upon his land, as {o ie numbers he has kept thereon dur- ng such year or period, and that they re and havo been during that year r nerlod, as specified in.the statutory eclaration; solely.owned.by him. whole quarter-sec on of land entered for shall be en osed. by a mibBtantiai fence to ths atisfaction of the Minister. INSPECTION BEFORE o patent shall ibe isBued for a home ead, pre-emption or purchased home ead upon which stock Is kept in eu of cultivation, until a report ade by a homestead inspector has een filed in the Department of the .terior, showing that the provisions the regulations "with respect to ock have been complied with. In .reference-to-entries that have ready been mado, stock may be al wed to count; in case where the land as been reported by the inspector as eing altogether unfit for graln-grow- s- So far as homesteads are concerned e provision in the regulations for e reduction of the area of cultiva- on in cases where the, land is diffi- It to break by reason of woods, ck, or the broken character of the rface, remains in force, it being al- ays understood that tho settler Is equired to do work equal in value what would iave been required, if had an ordinary prairie homestead. There may he cases where only a mil area can be cultivated, aud ch cu'itivation would not involve y very great expense. In those ses, if it is shown, by tho inspect- 's report, that the full area requlr- by the regulations cannot be cul- and tho ehtrant shows that has performed all the cultivation asible, and has sufficient stock to ake up for the proportion of the cul- which is lacking, this may be cepted as sufficient, but settlers nnot be allowed to count stock as rformance, or part performance of ties, if the quarter-section In one here the full area of cultivation re- irfcd by the regulations can be per- rmsri. Residence on Pra-emptions When the patent for the homestead s heen earned by performing the qulslte residence duties upon land the vicinity, tha pre-emptor shall ly be required to perform residence connection with the pre-emption to e extent of six months in each of ree instead of six months In ch of six years, as called for by the gulations recently' In force. 3uch residence must bo performed PHREMPION TIONS WHERE STOCK PATENT CONDI- IS- her on the pre-emption, or upon. o appurtenant homestead. PRE-EMPTION PATENT OBTAIN- WITHOUT FURTHER RESI- Upon proof being furnished by thp'hoiqer or a homestead and pre- emption that he has compiled, with the conditions in order to earn patent for homestead, he shall be entitled to receive patent for. the pre-emption upon: tendering .the amount of- the purchase price in full, together with accrued interest, It any, and upon sub- mitting proof in the manner required by tho Act that. he has compiled with the requirements thereof in all re- spects up to tho dato when tho money was tendered by him, and that lie has whdo -area, of fifty acres called for in- connection with his pre-emption entry, or hau com- plied with the regulatlonu with re- spect to PLIED FOR WITHOUT. ADDITION- AL pre-emptor, upon submitting proof that he has had upon such homestead or on the pre- emption, or on both, stock to.the'nuui- ber of at least: 1. Five head during the first year of the performance of duties for such homestead and pre-emption; 2. During the whole of the 'second year stock to the number of at least ten head; 3. And after the expiration of the second year up to the date of his ap- plication for patent, to the number of at least twenty-four head; 4. And that he has fully compiled with the other requirements of the regulations "up to the time of making proof and tendering payment, shall ba entitled to patent for the pre-emption, upon purchase'in-ice'ln full. Preemption Payments for -the; pre- emption at the. rate of three dollars an acre may be made as follows: One-third of the total amount of the purchase money must be paid on the expiration of three years from the date of the receipt for-, the pre-emption fee; the Balance