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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHtmOOE, ALiERTA, FRIDAY, MARCH Daily Herald THE TRIO. the weary 0 where, 0 whoiv. cu is my party Printed by th? Daily Herald Printing! Co., Ltd., every lawful evening atj u it. office. Bound St., Lethbridge. f b off Albetta, Canada. j llis on, W A. BUCHANAN, Managing Df- i o O where can H-o rtctor and Editor j But i don't know. Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delivered ......54.00; looks- Daily, six mojithi, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Doily, one montX delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three "months, by mail. Albert a Tory party, with far away back, bring back.. 1.00 j Brinjr back McCarthy to to me j Bring bctck. bring back, j Q my Maitland to me.' j .But IK- wouldn't come. I Dr. Urt-tt. wiikinc up March OUR COFFER AT 25C, 35c, 45c and 55c 3.09 1-75 -85 Weekly Herald, one year nieht as I lay on my pillow, 3- nigiu as I lay en my bed. One niEjht as I lay on my pillow, 1 dreamed that my party was Addresses changed as often as de-: sired, but both new and old address! must be given. ________ i ANNOUNCEMENT j Duriug the "election campaign Mr. W. A. Buchanan will not be ussociat- i ed with the editorial work of the aid, which will be conducted byj other members of the staff. i And m darned if it true. TAXATION OF C. P. R. LANDS, depute between-! of the Western Provkices j the Canadian Pacific Railway i the The burden of the this ex-I i province. The burden of this es- i wnpuoii has Tested very heavily upon the people of tht> Western Provinces PETTY JEALOUSY. t The Medicine Hat Tiines jets up! on its hind legs and raises a roar, or yle rather a whine, because Lethbridge j and ency, and Medicine Eat was not. j settled once' for If the editor is .open-minded enough i aij.At the instance of the Provincial io be convined of anything, all that! Government ol Alberta., the Judicial ;t ic naKusRiTv for him to do is to Committee tne y. it u- neesessarj xor nun iu uj i be TO declare finally whether come 10 Lethbridge for a day, and j can still go at see .for himself the reason for this'; hands of the local, improvement action on the part of the Legislature.; dWit-ts, the school districts, the vil- Lethbridge, including Stafiordville.. i which js in the Lethbridge City constituency., has a population poop not quite fifty per cent, greater since the Government of Sir John A. .LI .1. i Maedmald declared' that, the lane -than that of the Gas City. More, --J thg CpR wag to .be jree i .than 'that, judging from the rate taxation, either by the Domin- increase of population' in the or jjy the-Northwest Territories, cities, it is logical to conclude that; by any-provinces Uiat might be before the next election is held Leth- municibalities bridge vrili.be two or three times as ijierei'n' for "twenty" years from the _ large as the eastern city. The thereof by the Crown." And i bers of the Legislature had the facts recently, since thtviwo new province before them when they considered ?f has been thV question, and this action was j by leap? and- bounds, the the only thing they could do. TheJc.PJl. exemption has become !a bur- Times' 'insinuation that, the Gov-jdent almost-too great to b? borne. >r T Larcre fertile tne pro-1 ermnent was afraid to mate end to end, and increas- cine Hat a separate constituency j Vaiue daily., given this added i because of an adverse Conservative value by the energy 'and industry of j majority of fiftv-nine, is surely silli-i the settlers.. ?o untaxed. Roads j .iess itself. Lethbridge, including be built, schools must be .-gup--. Staffordville, gave an adverse ex- Arc blended by and fresh roast- ed. Try a sample Ib. The Bentley Co. ltd, to aBd Retail IETHIIIICE lotkttitttinfflrtjlMittli BUWct will be realized if you call and get fitted with a pair of our latest Gentlemen: I Having requested by a large I number of the" electors of this dia- j trict irrespective of party politics to offer myself as a candidate at the general elections to be held in the j province' the 22ml inst, I have.de- j cided to their request and (offer myself as an independent can- didate and I now bespeak the hearty i support, of all classes. i Through long residence and travel j t TW j. t f i i A v PERFECT SHOE im Different parts of the district I have become intimately acquainted the various needs of "all classes shapes and styles. They combine the best thought and the latest ideas for comfort and fashion. F. German Tht slioeiMn Between Sage's and Roys -Telegraph river. h ma- iejt after establishing them- 1 selves in the new country, yet .the big railway .'.corporation, the largest i land owner by -far in the. province, j cannot be taxed a dollar on its land. -Twenty years have come .and gone by'since exemption was put- upon m-. the statute books in 1B81. but the iy have succeeded in holding xemption by-the ex- jority in the last election of one hundred and nineteen, .yet the Gov- ernment was not afraid to make it a separate district. The old Lib- eral principle of representation population was the principle un- derlying the Legislature's action. It is a bsoader principle of of not asking for "a patent petty jealousy thai seems to guide' from the Dominion Government of the Times. any particular piece of land until ,they have not only sold the land, j but have-been: paid., all the. annual 'payments. Then the company has the patent issued for that particular piece of land, and the farmer "who bought from it has to pay the taxes after that time. It could never have intention of Parliament SLOWLY The Council can feel assured that the people are as oae with them in their evident intention to go slowly about investing in the power plant, as large a sum as was suggested by} that this method should be the consulting engineer. The propos-' It was doundess expected that the i -v 4.1. i j. 'patents for the land grant would be al of utilizing the present plant as earn- the hill after giving it an overhaul-1PJ grant, and, as it was expect- ing is one that may not meet with j that the -company wuuld have-.a u great deal of approval but it is; hard time ig at anv rate. 1 Ufnission 15c AND T R Entire Change Program HALL COLBORN In their nonsensical German skit "The German Humorist" DONAT BADIMI With his original comedy acro- batic dogs Jim Jam New Pictures New Songs 1st Pertoriiaice I o'clock Second Performance SJ and I therefore believe that without being'egotistical, I caja say that I have the qualifications and ability to properly represent this constituency in the Provincial Legislature' The present Government has admin- istered the affairs "of the province during the past four-years very cred- itably and it has given the people a THREE KILLED great deal of sane And Prince Rupert March j as evidence of this I might mention men wore killed and several fatally the workmen's compensation, the injured bv a blast ow the G. T. P. i.eight-hour bank to bank (for miners) at-Telegraph Point on the Skeena the mechamcs hea act eral others.. The platform announced by the Conservative party has also many ;good suggestions lyhich -I hope to see upon our statute- books at ,an early date. For mysfMi, I- may say that I stand first, last and always; for legislation .protect the rights of working men throughout the pror f vince. I also stand :-for improved leg- j islation; regarding our cities, towns and villages, .and .a '.thorough up 'to date system of public schools where the children can obtain an education. :that will better prepare them for the duties of good; citizens. I be- lieve also that more money should be spent in putting our highways in fcr travel. I may say in conclusion that I stand for the disfracachisuig of people of Asiatic ra'cei. such as Japa .and Chinamen. These people take ho interest ..in our institutidas and: they should hot be giveii the franchise and I pledge my- self if elected.to introduce at the first session of the: Legislature a measure to deprive -them of this -right, also, to prohibit their in.: or around the coaL mines of" the vince... Upon the grounds raad: many others too numerous to mention, in 'a short Address. I appeal .'to the 'elec- tors of Racky Mountain District as an independent candidate for their hearty- support, ho matter -what their political leanings may. be and I prom- ise if returned as their .member that the interests of all .-jclase'es and ,all parties will be faithfully, impartially and conscientiously; respected by me. Dated at Blairmore this 2nd dav .of John -Angus McDonald. citizens want a good plant and they land grant for the first twenty expect the Council to huiid with the life of the company reasonable consideration' for the fn-JBut by expedient referred to be a decided SS? jection, however, to paying more so_far. the courts have the plant than is absolutely iieces- ernstrurd the words "Jgrant sary. If plainer and less 'expensive! the Crown" tn mean "patent." machinery and fittings will. serve equally well as, the more elabor- ate and more expensive, the former should be the choice of the Council. The city wants to have a serviceable It this legal construction .of the language of the Exemption Act that done the damage, and it is this construction that Attorney-General Cross lias been diligently collecting all the information possible about contention of the Attorney-General is that the Crown, as represented by the Dominion 'Government cannot affect the rights of the people live in Alberta "by merely- not Issu- ing the patents until the C.PJR. for C.P.B, lands asks for them. In and" lasting plant that can be pur- ,x. chased and operated at a minimum of} he requires to go cost. There is no desire to boast of before courts with a thoroughly his view the Crown merely holds the in trust for the people who inhabit the province, and, like any other trustee, cannot affect the rights of the persons for whose benefit tHe trust esiats, by its failure to per- form the merely ministerial act of issuing .patents to the C.PJR. And inasmuch as the courts represent the Crown the courts should regard that thing as done which should have been done namely, that for the pur- pose of" computing- the twenty-year having the grandest or most costly prepared case. The arrears of taxes j exemption period the time should be outfit in Thp ritv {due to local improvement district., taken to besin when odd num- outfit m Western Candda- Ihe cit.v to the province j bered sections granted to the C. JL on the will commend the Coun. j unrjer Ti1P Educational Tax Act, not K_ -were ascertained .by the approval cil if they take time to go thorough- to speak of arrears due to villages, ly into the matter of awarding the j alone amount 'to more than OQP, contracts. OUR POINT OF VIEW Help Buchanan boost Lethbridge. and- the of these arrears i would be the smallest part of a i successful issue of the Attorney-Gen- eral's action. The keynote of the Rutherford, Rivers and Railways. A Conservative nomination- does not seem to be a desirable honor when even perennial candidates many years; standing are-, refusing them. The City .Council did a good stroke of business to appoint a parks, com- mittee. The parks committee is get- ting right down to business already -and will soon report. It will then j be up :to the citizens to give them j every assistance in making Leth- bridge the city beautiful of Western Canada. Wonder if the farmers of Eastern Canada believe the reports of Alber- ta's fanning operations beginning in the first week of March. H they don't they ought to como to see for them- selves. V- indications point strongly i to the fact that Premier Rutherford will still "Premier -wlien he visits Lethbridge next month. The Butherford Gov-.-rnmcnt has any time charged with any of the crimes or errors usually charged against, a Govern- ment with overwhelming majority. Thiiris A clear demonstration of the the men in control are and patriotic thir bf ending a in food ages acrifice ale of pring pecialities Includes everything in- cidtntal to not only spring cleaning such as Wall Paper, Picturm, China Ware and Bric-a-brac At Cost Pri But it also includes Everything In Stock The "English Ton." "Vic- tor" and "Glwgow" foot balls with other sporting goods opened, today are included in bar- of survey plans of the country. As these plans--were "all approved more than twenty years-ago, the ex_ emption "would now have expired. The Canadian Kave_ fore upheld the contention .of th'e- railway company, but the matter has never been tested in% England, and the position, taken, by Mr. Cross has never been urgea in the Cana- dian He hopes to succeed in inducing 'the iaw- lords in Eng- land to adopt his view, in which case- all-the C.F.R. land in the pror vince will'be and all arrears, will be paid irp.- The- writ in the test; ac-fiotf is expected to be issued at an "early Milk Butter Eggs ALL FKESH AND PURE Deli vered-Daily Our Cleanlmese and Purity Cox (8S Son i P.O. or Ranchers if you want to buy or sell u Horse Call lit. RODGERS 4YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. LETMBRIDGE i STIRLING AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites. Farm Lauds, and Coal Lands I! KEAl ESTATE AND INSURANCE 4 II R. A. Davis Stirling Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for -.'AT- tiajrBras.Hanlfape Store PROMPT PHONE ISO Everything in served tastily at The Coaldale Bestaurant Coaldale Block PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. 8. QALBRAITH-Phywcian, Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m., 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Grace 914 Red- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBClRN AND DEANE Stteet.- 1 a.m., 2.3, 7-8. DR. A. and .Stafford Block. Office 12, 1-3, 7-3.30. Phone night and DR. J. E. LOVER Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1. 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day liud night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., .ist, Eye, Ear, Nose tmd Throat. Stafford BJock, Lethbridge, Alia. Office- a.m., 2-5 p.m.. 7.6 p.m. DENTISTRY OR. Graduate of' Northwestern Univeni- ty, CJiicago, 111. Office J-5. Rooms 11 and 22, Macdonald Block. i v' UNDERTAKING ADDISON Under- takers .and Embalmers.-.The oldest established business :in -city. Phone 103. Office and residence, :321 Crabb St. Parlors open day F. S. frETTERLY-FUNERAL DU RECTOR AND nages and equipment- new and up to date. Parlors, opposite fire-hall. Open -day MUSIC MADAM Pi- aniste, voice produc- tion. Visits or- receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coaching for...exams.. Howard Crabb R: Cooper, con- cert baritone. At liberty for con- certs, .At Homes, etc. For terms, apply, Lethbridge, Alta, MR: ALBERT of Dr. Briggs, M'.A., Singing and! Voice Culture. Pupil of Ghas. -Hancock, Esq., KR.G.Q., L.R.A.M., .Organ arid Theory., Voice culture, pipe .harmony and theory, song singing. Open'for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Tenna Box 690, Xeth-' Alta. NO ANTI -JAP: LAW Montv March No anti- Japanese legislation will, pass the Montana Legislature at -tHifr session. THE Price Wi APRIL 1st on Duff Addition Lots If you have not already bought lots in this division it will pay yon to inTMtigats) at once. This is alto- gether the cheapest property in consider- ing the distance from business centra. We have splendid purchases in Honse Property We can still sell that 80 acres on outskirts of city. There is a bnnch of monty in this for some one.--- F Western Canada Stock Co. Ltd. Dealers in v Bonds aad Mortgages FINANCIAL AGENTS TPOB Anstia-Manhattau Conso- lidated Mining Co., Austin; Nev. Capital Shares advance from 60cto65cc J. ACTON FTC, Box 294_ Office in 'Chinese Store. Ford-Street, beside Palace, -Livery Coal, Ice and BRAYING! I WtftttrftTfAAtfcr Co. LONG BROS.Propnetbra Office opposite Balmoral PHONE ea. TO THE FUPLiC We have bought out the Star Tronifer Co. Praying Datfit, and prepared to txecute all orden for J PRAYING aatitfeotorily. promptly. Oachoo tMtlltMMMMIMtl Cauada .Western Chartered Corporation Ltd, Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents for Royil Ltd All Standard HandUd 8 LETHBRIOOE LOUut NO. C. B. P. O. E. on the second and fourth y of each month at 8.15 M El K. x Beentory LODGE PRIDE OP Inn of tftfllirt tewtit Sedel) Meets in the Oddfedllowi' every first and third .Wednesday iu the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply W. J. Fred T. W. President. Box 07. IHsHHIl Mi fjf Meets 1st and 3rd in K. of P Hall at e o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. AfHCftOFT, W.F. QUt NCIDIG, W.I. A.F. A.M., O.R.A. Lethbridfe (94 Befult r. meeting nifht, the third Thwtday of eaoh month in the P. 0. Block, p.m. Visiting brethren wiU receive welcome, A. a HeMer, W.U. O. V. gtorker. Secretary, P. O. Boi Mff- Modern Woodmen of Camp 'No. 1 in the OddfeUowt Hal) and (owrth "of month. YisHinff Miffhbon win al- s a Martf wetoosne. O. W. miUat; Baakw, W. A. Clerk, JOHANWES H. pil of Henri Verbruggen, of-Bonne, Italy; Carl Simins, of 'Berlin; Ger- many. High Class Scotch munie a specialty. Open for recitals, ban- quets concerts, etc. For terms ap- ply Boyal Collieries, Lethbridge. LEGAL L. M. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bant, Lethbridge. W, C. SIMMONSr-Advocate, Barrio .ter; etc. Office: Bdtthard Block. CONYBEARE F. P. Morton Jones, F.C.L. Barristers, etc. -Conybeare Block. Lethbridge, SURVEYING HAMILTON SL and Surveyors. Boom- 4, Whitney -Block., ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. Rootfl 9n Whitney Block, JAS. A. Macdonald. Block, Redpath Street, Lethbridge Alta." W. M. Canary and -Lethbridge. Specialist in Firepropf-> ing, and tion. Erneat E; Carver, M.BA.A.. K.B.A., .A.A.I.C., Manager Lethbridge 3tyan Block. and build- er.. Estimate's cheerfully given. Be- pairs and' alterations executed at the shorteit notice. --Box 730, ;Leth.- bridge, AlUo s 7 _______ _ W. R. house- hold furniture." All claasea of signs painted. Carrfege painter. Hooit painter. Paper hanfer. Woo< ftniaher, etc. Phone 124 -ii5 Affyle Are. V FRED. proprie- .tor of the Arlington Hotel, oontesot- or and buildef. Estimates rornish- ed free. Bepairs and alterations promptly attended to. Box 96 Leth- Jnidge, R. E. QEORGE-rEleetrical engineer and contractor. Liihting anapow. er installations. Plans and specifi- cations. Office McKeown's Hard ware. Phone 308. BEST WORK-Apply to Wil- liam Watte, builder and contractor, London Boad. 15 yean experience. Estimates free. EDUCATIONAL LfTHVfMPOE aCHOOL OF SHOfTI. HAND AND TYPtWHITiMQ and evening alssssi. class, and night school. A buiiness count given, J. E. -MoGrW, 1. P. JU- fistsnV H. W ptowtU, PO. Bos Phom Ml. I. lAKtN-PnMk SUHontrj W Round It' Telephone Wo. 144. ;