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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE, ALBEMTA, TUESDAY, MARCH INt. Duly Herald Printed by tfes Daily HeraW Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening ite office, Round St., Lethbridge. Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Di- and Editor Subscription Rates year, delivered delivered Daily, "three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three months, by mail. Weekly Herald, one year Addresses changed as often sired, but both new and old must be given. ...2.00 1.00 .36 8.00 1.75 .86 1.50 as de- address ANNOUNCEMENT During the election campaign Mr. W. A. Buchanan will not ba associat- ed with.'the editorial work of the Her- ald, which will be conducted by other members of. the staff. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office In the world A.D. 1710 ILCEKTENAIY 191O HOME OFFICE i LONDON. ENGLAND t C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDGE, AGENT. other provincial governments have douo since confederation, and for the candidate, who has consistently ad- vocated and carried out these prin- ciples and practices which working- men consider to be in their best in. U-rests. RIVERS AND THE LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT The Kutherford railway policy is the promise of the satisfaction of the greatest needs of the electors of the Lethbridgt- "rural constituency. The crying need of the people north of the city has been railway facili- ties ;uid the people of the south have known the necessity of railway coni- petiti'ua. The Rutherford railway policy if endorsed by 'the people means satisfaction of both these needs. The plan proposes to tra verse the north country %vith two main lines with two branches to tin westward. These in addition to th lines to built by the C- P. K. wil srive the people both railway facil PRACTICAL POLITICS The electors of Leihbridge in this election are up agpinst a business proposition. The Government has outlined a policy in which Lethbridge figures very largely and the people of this city must show by .their vote? iiies in abundance and competition whether or not they want that policy carried into effect. The Government has no other way of knowing the wishes of ,the people and they will trust .to that verdict. The Govern- ment proposes to guarantee the bonds of two great railway systems to come to Lefchbridge with their main north and south lines. If the electors by their votes say that they do not want that. policy carried out, the Rutherford railway policy? the thought. Perish as well. Xor will tine lines stop a Lethbridpe. The Grand Trunk Pa cific und the Canadian Northern ar> Government can hardly he expected to gp against- the -vris-hes of the peo- ple and put the railways here in spite of their expressed wish. The fate of Lethbridge as a railroad and indus- trial centre depends to a xery large extent upon the mandate of the peo- ple here 'on election day. -In con- sideration of this fact all other is- sues sink into insignificance and are hardly worth considering. The carry- ing out of Rutherford railway policy 'means the" welfare of every citizen: of- Lethbridge, be he business- man; financier, workingman or what- ever he may be, Lethbridge in its own interests and in .the interests of the surrounding country, should, and .no doubt will, stomp of its .approval iipon the policy of the Gov- ernment by electing as its represen- tative a straight, supporter of the Government.: other will do for the city at the. present, juncture. THE WORKWOMAN'S CHOICE The question that every working- man in this city must ask himself be- fore the. election day is: Can my in- terests he better served by an inde- pendent labor man in opposition or by a member who is a supporter o; the Government? As far as the workingman's terest is concerned "he "can give no thought to the. Conservative candi- date; who, from, the very nature of the .if elected, he would be a member of an insignificant Op- position with nothing to offer the workingma n in. .the way of legislation or support, would not be in a posi- tion to farther the workingman's in- terests in the House.- Hence? -with the it rests between the independent labor. candidate and the gcrvernment -candidates as to his choice. What is the best the labor candi- date could do if elected? He can call the attention of the House to phases 'of "legislation that concern the problem of labor. He can intro- duce as ,a private member bills to benefit the workingman. But that is "as far as he can go. If the Govern- ment does not care to take his advice in, legislation, he has no influence with them to demand further legisla, tion. He is not in a position to in- fluence the members of the Govern- ment or, of the ruling party so as to -secure their support for his measures. He is powerless unless the Govern- ment chooses to give him their sup- port. Such is not the case with, the Gov- ernment supporter. He has the ear of the members of the Government and of the members who form the ma- jority-of the House. He is in a po- sition of influence being situated so that ,he can insist on his "Views be- adopted. The Government mem- ber, therefore, knowing that in an industrial city, he must depend on the workingmen for a large measure of liia "support at the next election, trill QTJ the adoption of such as to .zofc portiSn of his eonstiiueufe, even1 if the Government be opposed, which condition does not exist at the capi- tal. The Government has by its legislation and administration proved its sympathy with the interests of the wprkingotan. The. Government candidate' in the city has advocated by example and precept, legislation and administration .favorable to the beat interests of the wcrkingman and can be depended upon to carry out the same course 93 a member of the legislature. But even if his sym- pathies were the other way, the rery nature of hte- constituency would po- litically compel him to do bin best to win the support of so large a of electors. II tin Worfcinfmen of thit city vote It wttc tketr own. beat interests ther wffi for the which fcrW piriod of ttimjwt IttH ttOVt fOftl MVOFl jtetsif tiwa both bauud for and guaranteed t go to the boundary .thus providing the required competition, and addition al facilities for the towns and. rura communities south of the Crow's line. This? is the policy that Dr. River as the Government candidate for elec tion in the Lethbridge -district stand for. II the constituency elects him th Government will believe that the peo pie want their policy 'carried out. Bu should they not elect him, which i a long stretch of imagination, the Government will accept their-verdic as a desire not to have the policy o railway construction carried out. The electors are wise, enough to their owi interests to know that they eanno possibly he served better in. anj other way -than by supporting tin Government candidate, who in thii election' is the popular mayor f- Raymond, Dr. Rivers. In addition tr> his .qualifications o being a supporter- of an excellent Gov eminent with an excellent, policy Dr.. Rivers has the additional cmaliii cation, of being a most excellent and capable man. He has always shown a. devotion to the interests of-the com nmniiy in which he-lives and is .al ready well acquainted with the lif and needs of the people of his con srituency. By birth and' training a practical farmer, and being during the years his residence in Raymond engaged in farming as welt as prac tising his profession, Dr. Rivers is splendidly qualified and equipped to be the representative of a rural con siituency. -He.'is-a pleasing and con- vincing can be trustee by the people .whose suffrage he seeks look after their interests both in the. House of Assembly and out of it. J. W. WOOLF, CANDIDATE The nomination of J. W. Woolf by .the Liberal convention at Card-stem yesterday is a source' of' gratification not- only-to the bulk of the Liberal party- in that rldiiig -but to a very large portion of the general public are .not. strong partizans. Daring the whole, of the time .that he has been the .-representative of his con- stituency both at Regina in the Ter- ritorial Assembly and at Edmonton as a member of :the provincial Parlia- ment, Mr. Woolf has been. a consist- ent .and persistent advocate of; the rights and needs of- his ISTo member could have been more faithful to the trust reposed in Mm by an electorate and his efforts have been a large factor in placing the Cardston district in the high place it holds in the public eye. There is no doubt but ..what .the electors. ihe Cardston will remember the success of JVfr. Wooll's .efforts, in their behalf and vote on -election day, so as to place him in the posi- tion to continue the-grod work he -has carried on as a member cf the Legislative Assembly. OUR POINT OF VIEW Help 'Buchanan boost Lethbridge. Rutherford, Rivers and Railways. Would Letibridge turn down the 'S A G A E Baiter Noeeltict have arr riTed. They all pre- vious recoiclf. The Tuck goods in Easter etc., are ipeciftlly With Buchanan, Rivers and Woulf in the Legislature, this neck of the woods would have a great trio of rep- Its interests would be after. ft astonishing how many Con- servative candidates are careful to emphasize that they are "independ- ent" Conservatives. They don't like the idea of coming out flat-footed on the Conservative platform. It is too flimsy u structure for that. This campaign is not a matter of party politics but rather cf business politics, practical politics in the best .sense of the word. No one will venture to predict that the Government will be defeated. What then will it profit this constitu- ency to send a member in Opposition to the Government its progres- sive policy? 1 tlftf OUR COFFEES AT i 25c, 35c, 45c and 55c 1 Are blended by ex- j and fresh roast- ed. Try a sample Ib. TOM MARKS AS A "NIGGER" Tom Marks, the "only and origin- al" Tom. Marks, with his all-favorites stock company is in the city again for a week's engagement at the .Lyceum Theatre. ..La'st night, they opened the week with a play entitled, the "Hpo- crite" one of their popular repertoire- of plays, to a "crush" house. The crowd was- fairly uproarous in their applause ;ind there is no qnestion but that this company Ss the kind that Lethbridge theatre-goers patronize. One of "the features of last night's performance a song by 3r0ss Millie between acts. She rrniated the singing of a child, a SCK praan, and a 'baritone, .each with fair- ly .startling likeness, as. she changed her voice from one. to the other. The illustrated song proved as pop- ular as ever, and is a. decided success as a between-act eniertainraent. Tom the funny -old chap, who couldn't be anything but funny if he tried, appeared last, night as a negro attendant, and the mirth his own natural wifc produced was much aud hearty. He is one of ..the come- dians that don't have to "try" to win. .' People laugh at him because he has found his calling- he was designed by an'.all-wise-Pro- off-set, the effect "of the "Gloomy Gus" .type, of Mr. G. C. Young, as .Eichard Glen- wood was as aatural a villain., as Tom Marks was It'5 a thing Tom Marks, keeps, him. on the stage. His acting appears so natural that it. gives- comfort to know-it is only' acting. Miss Gracie MarkSj as Wait, appear- ed the stage in Lethbridge last night for ihe first time., at precvicms engagements here not haT.'ing taken part, and was very popularly receiv- ed. She is -an important addition to the regular cast. the" piano Blayer who stands 6 ft. 4 in his stocking, feet, also, took" a part in the entertainment by in" to one of the songs. He seems to be a good entertainer in other ways than as a piano player, at which" part however he would be hard to replace, ,and Tom Marks should carry some stage settings to fit him. and him a part so the audience could see.all of him at once: :The Bentley Co, and Retail nmiia OTBiOGEJj A DREAM OF THE PERFECT SHOE will be realized if you call and: get fitted with "-a pair of our latest shapes and styles. They combine the best thought and the latest ideas for comfort and fashion." F. German TheShoeman Between Sage's and Roys tdttoral District Western Canada I Stock Co. ltd. COMMERCIAL RELATIONS Ottawa. March supplement- rary convention respecting commer- cial relations between Canada, and France which -was the object of Hpn, W. S. Fielding's recent extended visit to London -and Paris -was submitted to Parliament-yesterday. It was sign-, ed of the British Governr ment'by Sir Francis .Bertis. British ambassador to France and by Mr. Fielding, on behalf of the French Government by the- Minister of for.- eign aairs, Henehso-s.- tion -comes into af- ter its ratification by the Dominion Parliament and the French cham- bers. Dealers in Stocks, Bonds and Mortgages FINANCIAL AGENTS FOB Austin-Manhattan Conso- lidated Mining Co., Austin, Nev. Capital Shares advance from 60c to S5cc LetUiridfe Agency J. ACTON P.O. Box 294 Office in Chinese Store. Ford Street, beside Palace Livery Having bt'ou requested by a large number of the electors of tlus dis. trict ive of party politics to offt-r myself as a candidate at the general elections to be held in the province un the 22nd inst, I have de- cided to .accede to their request and offer myself as an independent- can- didate and I now bespeak the hearty support of all classes. Through long residence and travel in different parts of the district'I have become .intimately acquainted with the various needs of all classes and I therefore believe that being egotistical, I can say that- I have the qualifications and .ability to properly represent this constituency in ihe .Provincial Legislature. The present Government has admin istered of the province during the four years very cred itably and it has given the people i great deal of sane legislation. Anc as evidence of .this I might mention the workmen's compensation act, the to bank (for.miners) act, the mechanics' Ken act eral others. The platform. by the. Conservative party has also many good suggestions which I hope to see upon our statutr- books-at an early date. For myssxf, I may say that" I stand and always for legislation that will protect the rights of working men throughout the pro vince. I also stand for improved leg islation. regarding our- towns and villages, and a thorough up to date system .of .public schools where ihe children can-obtain an education that will better prepare them for the duties of good citizens. I be lieve also that more -money shoulc be spent in putting-.our. highways in proper .condition for travel. -I may say in conclusion that I stand for the disfranchising.of..people of the Asiatic race, such as and t Chinamen These people take no interest in. our institutions and they should not be given the franchise and I .pledge my self if elected to introduce-at the firsl I session of the a measure to deprive tbera of-this'right, also to prohibit-' their employment in or around the coal mines of the pro- vince. "Upon the above grounds and many others too numerous to mention, in a short address. I -appeal :to "the elec tors of Kaeky Mountain District as an independent candidate .for.: their hearty support, :no matter what their political leanings.may be and ise -if returned as their .member tha the interests of alT classes and--all parties will be faithfully, .impartiallj and conscientiously .respected by'me Dated at Blairmbre this 2nd day o; March. 1909. .-John. Angus McDonald." 1 TQTHE PUBLIC We have, bought: out the Star -Transfer Co. -Drayin g outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for D RAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cadi on delivery. J. S. Mips A. L Patteson Phone 70 Office in .Nelaoa Gow's Store Hoyal Collieries Coal HUGH TAYLOR, Agent will fill orders promptly. Weight and quality guar- anteed. A trial order solicited PHONE 287 Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western. Transfer Co. LONG- BROS.Proprietors OfBce opposite Balmoral PHONE' ea Make a Fortune in Fruit to a Year Profit from only 10 acres J Yoa have heard of the wonders of B. C. Fruit Lands. How would you like to own ten in the famous Arrow Lake District, where irrifation is not required, and where the land yields a clear profit'of from li.OOO to f on ten acres every year. Where and small produce in., such' abundance that the profits are almost beyond belief. Here's your chance, if yon kiive a little ready money or'cmn sare few dollars every month. YOU CAN HOLD ACRES OF THE FINEfT FRUIT LAND IN THI3 FAMOUS DISTINCT. Present prices of f 100 to per acre on terms, afford in- terested in f rait growinf an unusu- epportnnity. is the ;most attractive fruit district in the Kootenay District of British :Cblumbia. Nestled among the mountains on the shores of the beautiful Arrow- Lakee amid scenic beauty soil of exceed- ing depth and richness. THE LAND OF PERFECT FRUIT No insect fruits pests, good market, good transportation, good climate and' good watei -with roads to eTery 10 acre tract with an inexhaustible mar- ket at your door. THE ACREAGE IS LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY BOUNDLESS. A card brings free literature. The land is being rapidly. Hundreds of inquiries .are. Jbeiuf i-eeaived, and fortune awaite ths man who now; FOR SALE A-Or rent Simp for HOMESTEADERS 6 good work marcs I Studebaker wagon with grain tank, nearly ntw 1 single buggy with 2 sets double harness i set driving harnes Must be sold. TERMS Apply for Particulars RODGERS4 YOUNG Sale Stables w Wood St. LETHBRIDGE PROFESSIONAL ORDS MEDICAL DR. W. S. Surgeon, Accoucljer. J) a.m.. 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office'914 Red- path St. Phone, 63. STIRLING f AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AN0 INSURANCE R. A. Davis DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANE Street. a.m., 2-3, 7-8. DR. A. and rooj Stafford Block. OfSce 12, 1.3, 7-8.30. Phone night and day 277. DR. J. E. LOVER I Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m., 11'to i, 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day aud night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.p., ist, Eyft, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Alta. Office a.m., 2-5 7.8 p.m. DENTISTRY StArBng Alta. Hayr Transfer Co, Leave }rbur Orders for (iajr Bros, Hardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 CONTRACT! H. Morris, con tractor. for: the moving of buildings Will work tinder contract or 'by th -day; -Ojfice Crabb St., 1st north o A. Southard's residence. Canada .Western Chartered Corporation Ltd, Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Ageuts "Brokers." for Royii CoUieries Ltd All .Standard HajtHJe Etc.. Manager Lethbiidge Office, Bryan Block. and build- er. Estimates -cheerfully given. Re- pairs -and alterations executed at the shortest .notice. Box 730. Leth- bridge, Alta. W. R. hold" furniture. All classes of aigns painted. Carriage painter. HOUM painter. Paper hanger. Woo4 finisher, etc. Phone 124 96 Argyle Aye. FRED. proprie- tor of the Arlington.Hotel, contract- or and Builder. Estimates furniah- ed free. Repairs and promptly attended to. Box 96 Leth- bridge. R. E. engineer and, ana pow, er installations. Plans and specifi- cations, Office McKeown's Hard .ware. Phone 303. OR BE8T to Wil- liam Watts, builder and contractor, London Road. 15 years experienee. Estimates, free. 19-96 EDUCATIONAL LETHBRIDOE SCHOOL OF fHORT- MAND AND TYPEWRITINQ-Day and evening .classes. Special speed claes, and night school. A tboixufh business course ghren. Principal J. E. I. P. 9; sistant, H. W. powtll, (Public school P.O. Boi Phorki Sii; I. I AKIN, PUiLlC iTENOQ. room 11, South- ard Block, telephone MO. ;