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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE, ALWtRTA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH If, (Ml. Daily Herald JL ths Daily Herald Printing Co., lid., every lawful evening at St., Lethbridge. Managing Di- office. Round Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, rsctor and Editor Subscription one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 3.00 Daily, three months, delivered 1.00 i Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail ......3.00; Daily, six months, by mail 1.75J Daily, three mouths, by mail.. .86 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addresses changed as often as de- sired, bat both new and old address must be given. j ANNOUNCEMENT During the election campaign Mr. W. A. Buchanan will not be associat_ ed with the editorial work of the Her- ald, which will be conducted by other members of the siaff. THE GOVERNMENT AND THE COMPENSATION ACT of the Government in locating way it got very busy and 'nounced with great flourish what it called the Herald railway policy. Then when the Government made the announcement of its completed plans, the Herald pays the highest compli- ment it could to itse'if and makes the closest agreement possible with the Government by that the Gov- ernment had taken its policy. But now that the elections are on and the Government is asking to be return- ed, largely on the strength of that very policy, the Herald can have no good word to say either of the Government or the policy. If the Herald honest- ly believed that it is in the best in- terests of the Province, why does it allow the party whip to make it op- pose the Government? Truly its much boasted and widely advertised inde- pendence is a myth and a delusion. There is no paper in Canada more wedded to its party than this profess- edly independent journal. Skin Diseases. A or diitigurwl will alwtvt its sump on niud ol tht vidutl. Mftoy poople suffering from dis- figuring tkin avoid society and low all pride iu their penoiutl When tha skin breaks out in and ioret it ia duo entirely to an impurt condition of blood. In all caws Burdock Blood will quickly purify the blood and. all the impuri out of system. ftAIH ANOTHER STRONG CANDIDATE The Liberal party has been very fortunate in securing strong men as their candidates in Southern Alberta. the best is Dr. Warnoek, who j has been nominated in Pincher Creek. There seems to be a disposition on j The doctor has been a strorur force the part of a number of workingmen J. J. Jr., Kinmouut, "JntheBpring of 19081 WM troubled with a Rash that out all over me. It was the worst on my face and head, had a dry, scaly top, and when I would get warm it would become very itchv. I tried the doctor's medicine but it aid me uo good, so 1 then got one bottle of Burdock Bitters and before it wms all used the Kash WAS entirely gone." 4 4 4- SOBEf OW FACE. 4- t M M t MM. Harrey Bark- houie, Gold River, N.8., wri I greatly troubled with Sores on my face and finally be- came 10 bad I had to go in the Liberal party in the province to criticise the Workmen's Cozopen-j.aad has had political honors offered sation Act and to blame the Govern, j him No can be m0re meat because it does not suit them j thoroughly conversant with the needs in every particular. Granting for ihejof hfe 'constituency than is Dr. War- sake of argument that the Act is not perfect in all. respects, even at that noek. He is a good clean man, wor- thy of the highest honors that .the the workingman should not lay of his community can give too heavily, if there be any, on j him The ridinj, of Pincher The shoulders' of the Government, The! wiu do iTself hoaor in. him, question was not an issue in the it assuredly will, to a seat in the _iiou aiKlthe Government was not com- 1 Assembly of the Province. initted'.to the bill in any way. Fur-; _ thermore, the great majority of the! JHE PARTY OF MONOPOLY members of the Assembly and of R. BrBennett may deny that, he is Government supporters are from rural the leader of the Conservative party constituencies to whom the provis-j in but the party -does not deny ions of a compensation act do not ap-j it, jje is quoted and lauded by the to the doctor about it, but he could, do nothing to hulp me. "I thooght about Burdock Blood Bitten decided to try a totde. I cannot recommend -B.B.B. enough, as I had not taken all the bottle before my cured." For by all druggists and Opening Dinner AT THE Fashion Cafe peal, but rather- the reverse. The fact party press speakers whiie .Dr.- is that the Government had great the nomi3ai leader is-quite for- deal of difficulty in persuading E. B. Cbnserva- majority to pass the Act. as it now tive leader and C. P. E. stands. The Government has stood by .would ctu a sorrv -figure at the head of a Govermnent with a pretence of the Act in the interests of the work- ingman, especially the miner, against the attacks of the operators and. mon- eyed interests and against the wish of a large majority of the members. serving- the people and providing rail- way facilities. and competition. His life work apparently is to shut off everything that would in the slightest It should be remembered also interfere with the C. P. E. In no class of people can. expect to get i the "Legislature could it be otherwise? legislation to suit them perfectly all j And would the members of his follow. at once, nor in one or two or three years. '.The'Act should be given ing be any better? K. B. Bennett and those upholding him" stand for rail- trial to_ prove its strength or j way monopoly, for dividends rather tharuservice, for grain blockades, one- weakness. The members of the As- whose, constituents are not di- rectly interested have to be shown railway towns and cities, excessive freight and passenger rates and all before they will agree to any .chang-i the other ilk that accompany the, ser- ves and only the facts o: can show them. provided by a line that, has a [local monopoly and competes onlv The Government has done well by for through traffic. The Government by its railway pol- icy does not aim to injure the; C. P. B- as a competing line but as a monop- oly. Its object- is to serve the peo- ple with raCways' where "they, .have none and' to provide competition where monopoly now exists. If K. B. and his company and his party stand in .the way of this progressive and beneficial policy so much, the worse for them. The people must and will be served. _ the laboringmah in this Act as in -jnany others. Their course has won the general approval of the majority of the labor leaders of the province: It is not many weeks since the labor Donald McNab, gave the 'Act as a, whole his sanction at the miners' convention in thfg city. The convention sent a telegram to Premier Rutherford and D. McNab at Edmon- ton expressing disapproval to restrict by amendments the beneficial effects derived from the existing com- pensation Act and >eight hour bank to bank law by. die- Al- "strongly resenting any at- TOMORROW EVERYBODY NIGHT COME QUONG SANG Proprietor 1st West of Post Office Block OUR COFFEES AT 25c, 35c, 45c and 55c Arc blended by ex- pertt and fresh roast- ed. Try a sample Ib. The Benttey Co. Admit Ht leta'l tetwil Utrict THE GREATEST SHOE values you ever heard of when. comes down to actual facts are shown in the-latest-footwear styles we are i putting in our -windows today. No 'imagination, no fictitious plain, simple, honest facts. And we want you to make us prove i F. German The ShoeiMn Between Sage's and Roys PEACE METAL WEATHER STRIP will last a .lifetime. Saves storm sash. _ Absolutely excludes dust and smoke. P. 0. Box 642. E. J. Thompson, LUM BE AT WHOLESALE R tempts; to amend, such they have been Acts tried. until If there was any possibility of the la- lSg in the Assembly, -there might be wisdom in supporting the labor man against the Government candidate hut the labor voter wffl serve himself and his fel- low workingmen best by supporting the Government -which has constant- ly supported -him. NO OPPOSITION FROM LETH- BRIDGE Some of the so very patriotic people of and province are putting forth the argument in favor of the Opposition candidates, that the Gov- ernment, requires a strong Opposition. They are magnanimous enough to ad- mit that the Government will be re- turned .to power but their .fears are that the majority will be too large. For this reason each and every con- stituency is urged to elect a member whose duty it will be to keep the Gov- ernment straight. That sounds pa- triotic and plausible. But what Vould happen if all the constituencies or a majority of them took their advice? The Government which they adroit has done such excellent work and has such a splendid policy outlined would be defeated. 5-" The Herald has faith enough in the solidarity of the Province of Alberta to -believe that the best interest of any one constituency is .the best in- terest the whole province. It be- lieves that the interests of the Pro- vince would be better served by elect, inf _every jnesaber-s'Government sup- porter than by defeating the Govern- ment. The absence of outside Oppo- sition would give an independence vithin the Government ranks that otherwise might, be absent. The Herald believes, however, that- whatever constituencies may do, Lethbridge cannot take any chances on being a party to the frus- tration of the policy outlined by the Rutherford Government. Let others follow other gods but the Government faith shall be our faith and policy our policy. OUR POINT OF VIEW Does any voter honestly and sin- cerely hope to see the Rutherford Government defeated? If not, -why vote for an Opposition candidate? He should think seriously" of the con- sequences. before party sho.uld_be the motto of every elector in Lethbridge city on election day. Is it good bus- isess to vote against the Government at the present time? The businessmen of the city can better be -served by a. Government member than by an Opposition mem- ber. The worJringmau's interests mil receive stronger support from the Government if presented by one of their supporters w.ho has always shown a tangible and sympathetic in- terest in the than by a labor member who has not got the ear of the Government. Take it all round, the whole people could be better served by a membr of the Gov- ernment party than by any other. PRICES I Direct from Mill to Consumer f To Those Interested in We are now ready to -fill orders for Lumber, Shingles, Doors, etc, in Carload Lots DIRECT TO FARMERS, CONTRACTORS, etc.. Gculk'Hif u: Having boeu requested by a large number of the of this trict irrespective of party politics to offer myself as u candidate at the general elections to be held in the province on the 22nd inst, I have de- cided to accede to thek request and offer myself ae an independent can- didate and I now bespeak the hearty suppfnt 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 without being egotistical, I can 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 great deal of sane legislation. And as evidence of this I might mention the workmen's compensation act, the eight-hour bank to bank (for miners) act, the mechanics' lien act and sev- eral others. The platform announced by the Conservative party has also many good suggestions which I hope to see upon our statute books at an eariy date. For I may say that I stand first, last .and always for legislation that will protect the rights oi working men throughout the pro- .yjnce. I also stand for improved leg- 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 proper condition for travel. I; may say in conclusion that-1 stand for the disfranchising of people of the-Asiatic race, such as Japs and Chinamen; These people take no interest in our institutions aid they, should not "be given 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 employment in or around the coal mines of the pro. vince. Upon grounds and 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, no matter, -what their political leanings may be and I prom- ise if returned as- their member the interests of all "classes and all parties will be faithfully, impartially and conscientiously "respected' by ;me. Dated at Blairmore this 2nd day of March, 1909. John Angus McDonald. POIISALE A Great Snap for HOMESTEADERS 6 gncd work mures I wagon with grain tank, nearly 1 single buggy with pott 2 double harnns I set driving Mutt be sold. TERMS Apply for Particulars YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. LETHBRIDGE 11 STIRLING