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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta UTHtRIDQt, ALtEftTA, MONDAY, MARCH 15, Men of Good Taste will appreciate the elegance of our new Double Breasted Sack Suits. The styles are absolutely correct and. rendered doubly attractive by the Fancy English Worsteds we REFORM; have used. the Gnys. McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbridic. To the Electors Of the City TO THE ELECTORS. OF THE ELECTORAL DIVISION OF LETHBRIDGE. CITY. As a candidate seeking your votes at this election, it is proper that yon should be well advised of my. opinion on public matters, in. so- far as "this space will permit me to advance them. At the outset let me say that I do not propose to inflict you with a self- written introduction Many of you have known me in this city the past eight are as fully acquainted with my acts as a citizen, during that time, as I am myself; and of my acts and my solicitude for the advancement of this city and the province, I leave you to judge. I'cannot believe that it is the honest opinion of any that if elected as your representative, my actions would be other than unceasing in ad- vancing the interests of this city division as largely and rapidly in every way as my ability would enable it to be done, My home is resources' 1 have are here, and what ability I may have is at your disposal. Do not believe that my election means an obstinate or stupid opposi- tion in the -Alberta Assembly to all Government measures either past or to come, because "they happen to bs fathered by a Liberal Government. It-is not true. I :believe I am aebroacTminded as the average "man, and all iegislatioti.' will: have my support, or disapproval, according as j believe, it; to be good or bad; business fot the- people whom. and this it -is a -Liberal -or Conservative .Government thai .administers-the of the Province. For example, word Railwaysjrat the present time spells a great need of the; Province at large, and. particularly of the. city of Lethbridge. Let me say therefore, that the present, or any Government, will get every as- sistance from me to push to a rapid completion every foot of Railway pro- jected.tod ay by- the' Liberal G9vernment. We must have them, and more of but I do believe that in -granting such valuable franchisee, the legislation should be carefully cnsidered before finally passed. As -to the present, project of Railways ;and the Charters granted, I -be- lieve that the Government: should have demanded of these companies, in the interests of-the'-. people, a larger control-of the proposed railways and more particularly because the Board.-of Railway Commis- sioners for Canada, have no jurisdiction over Provincial Railways. These built jipon. the credit of the people of Alberts, and; w.fe are assuinirig the', liability of their and ic; the should have demanded protection for the Mxmicipalities: so that no railway company could possibly hold up the rate-payers.of anyTntinicipality, by a demand for money or exemp: tion'sfronv tha price for entering such municipality. Tou know, and ,T this is the policy of railway companies; talcing: large sums of money and.getting.large exemptions, as, the price of 'their entering: ai and has place in this and every other Canadian I would have used- every-; effort.to eliminate irom every railway charter, all wordig, that; allowed to tlie railway .company any choice as .to whether it shouid, orVshould not, build into such should be-no option, and that they should be compelled, under ?the-present legisiatton, to build into municipalities of this size and ;without being allowed to bargain with us forli price to do so. :c tlie railway legislation is now an Act of tliis pro- vinccV and ;Jdie election of or of a..majority of. Conservatives in ttiis on -March; the 22nd., 'will, the building of railways; to ahy other point, ami will not for one moment impede or delay the which we hope, to -derive from the legislation in force. You I .the.'tailway companies will build otter lines and .will city way in which east your and whether one candidate oir-the before you, is elected; and the assertion that .a vqte; for any but the Government candidate woujd the city's. advancemetiti delay1, railway construction Hr prevent the expenditure of: public money is -as iwiwarraiited and indefensible as it is .insulting-to the integrity of-the members Governmcntr and your own 'intelligence. H. the expenditure.of money iij the different constituencies depends upon theT election of a Government candidate, why, does it come about the past-three and a half years, large expenditures have been Tnade fa the District represenfed by Messrs. and Hiebert, the Opposition members .in the Legislature, while the; City of Lethbridge has yet to tecetyc have never elected an Opposition candidate riding; -II we be.lashed by the .whip of Government patronage for the exercise of which we consider free, where was the necessity. for increasing the membership oi the Legislative Assernbly {rom SI5 to 41 With aimouncernent that John W. Woolf has been nominated m Card ston, the list oi Liberal candidates is now complete while several constit- uencies still beve, no Conservatives in the field. Mr. Woolf's first tc.-v; in the Alberta has shown him to be such an all-round capable man, keen for the interests of his con- stituents as well as alive to the pro- gress of Alberta, that it is believed he will be returned to- the Legislature with on even sweater majority than 1905. At a recent political moetinjr held here in. the interests of the Conserva- tives the chairman, made the state- ment that the Government's railway aolicy meant "selling Alberta to the Canadian Northern 'and Grand Trunk Pacific." This statement he based upon anotht-r equally, :he Governmait has only taken as a security mortgage" upon the roadbeds of these roads. As a matter of fact Jiese two new transcontinental .sys- tems, whose branch lines have been guaranteed here, pledge the credit of ;heir entire systems that the Pro- vince will not have to pay one cent of the provincial jfuarantee. Their systems would liave to co into liquid- ation ail over Camfda if this Pro- vince were ever called upon to pay one cent of the cuarantee. The 2X- to which ordinarily intelligent mnn can blind their reason during el- ection is always surprisine and this man's statement is one in-- of it. is bad business to elect a Conservative, then the converge must be true, and: it is good business to elect oaly Liberal members, in which surely SB Liberals, can as well administer the, affairs of yur Province And as to the representation, gentlemen, why the Gorernment, in the lace o! population production, give to the South a representation ol but'18 while the North getf 23? Do you call that Legislation in your interests, and do you approve it? In conclusion, gentlemen, I beg to remind my old time Liberal friends in thiii city, of their promise made to me it time of the De Veber-Ives that if I ever stood again they woald vote loi me. That was the pkdffe many of you freely gave. I now ask you to redeem it, and I also appeal to all voters to make this a clean election, devoid of all unfortunate irrevettnt words and acts. 1 have every respect and a warm" personal feeling for each of the other candidates in the field, and I ask for them from my supporters, the same fair and gentlemanly treatment that I expect to receive at their hands. For political conduct, if elected, I have before me example of C, A. Magralh, your Fsderal member, which I will strive to fottow, and wheUwr relarned'at or not, I shall ready and as ever to further interests of the City of and the Tours laithfollf, W. C. IVM. Political Gossip Edmonton. March Ku- thurford, who has been inokinjc a. suc- cessful tour of the south country, ectod hoKau for the Strathcona con vent ion on Saturday. There is souie talk of on opponent to she .1'rtmler. but us" many prominent in Federal Politics are supporters of Premier Rutherford m Provincial af- fairs it is possible that nomination day will see the lukewarm opposition oKCtiier dissolved. The Premier ;s not a platform orator, anci has no desire for that distinction. Jle has instead the eloquence of a very i.-k-as- injr and raacnftic personality, tonc- iher with the maxim that "actions His forte is -doine things, as he has amply demonstrated io bis term as Premier of Alberta. The Provincial revenue as well as many local improvement school districts will benefit by the recent de- cision given in the suit brought by the Alberta .Government against the C. C. Bail way Company to collect taxes on lauds belonging to this road. This given put by Chief Justice- Sifton provides that ;axes may be collected on these lands t will have j. strong bearing upon he case beine .prepared .how lacrainst the C.P.H. by 'the Alberta, Govern- ment, which claims the-right to tax all the C.P.R.. in Alberta. These lands include many, thousand? of acres of fertile: landMymjr idle in. UK 'North .Saskatchewan VaUey as well as the South which do not con.- ;ribute ,a cent to the various districts although the improvements made in these districts by the .Government and settlers have: -.qreatly enhanced the value of the ho.ldincrs. j .One of the most enthusiastic politi- cal meetinjrs ia Edmonton for some :imo was held this week under the Auspices :oi the Englishmen of Edmon jon, .who are supporters of Hon. Mr. Cross and Mr. McDouaoIl. English- men, proverbially lite a irpod loser so that Charlie May, tie runsucceissful candidate for the Liberal nomination, who accompanied Messrs. .Cross and iIcDbugall .to the; mcifctinir, was given: an ovation as hearty as .that extend- ed to ex-mayor McDougall. Mr. May. s the present candidates with enthusiasm. At" this -meeting ;he: Attorney General read a circular sent around by the Central .Em- obn McDougall in business and niun- cipal affairs will put them into the oming Legislature as Alberta's esentatives. A feature of the Premier's budget peech, which is frequently pon in Edmonton-now is the fact hat -Alberta's Provincial University as up to the present been maintain- d by money contributed by theHudL pn's Bay Company to the Educa- jonal Trust-.Fund.. This fund is d by a tax upon lands lying outside nized school.districts (homestead- rs' land exempted) and last year the um; of f was. collected. Of this wenty per is ortioned 'by .statute to the UMver- ity. .the best .being-applied to the1 ommon. school "district system. The Hudson's" Bav Company, hold- ng .land idle j.outside of school dis- ricts last, year alone paid under this ox' to the provincial trear ury. This sum is greater than that aid out for the uprkeep of the Uni-. ersity. Alberta consequently ides faculties for higher education at o expense to the people eeberally. A real estate Exchange has recently eenvfanned: here... Beal estate is be- Loning to move more decidedly than t any time in 'the past eighteen months. The jiiurnber of immigrants xrriving here are already .larirer than ast year, and a big rush is expected when the- news gets; widely abroad of railways, to be .built immediately n the Province. .The construction of. hese roads :alone: entails the bringing f vpf capital from points" utsiide- the Dominion to Alberta's anks to find its-way through the ti-y. moke a im- ottant riteni- in "the progress of 'rovince in the next five years. abor, asking them, to -put out -the aHer: pt the Cc-mpensatipn Act, Mrr irdss. The latter showed that the little group of .men tMfl; were mainly lumbermen had' not yet forgotten the pf the luni- ber combine; and, the convictipa of its members. As in the election campoiffn or last. auturan. .the Conservative party has ?ut iixto play m thte "Pity of Edmon- tpn the maipr part pf their resources. Their party-workers have desire to defeat Attprnev-iSeneral Cross :fpr no other ..reason than, that the Liberals of Alberta have in him young statesman of undoubted one who can; compel the consideration of Canada for this pro- vince: Ex-Ma3'or his as in this campaign, won the en- thusiastic commendation pfroll mpnton- in his administraj tion Jaet year and ;has one of the fin- eat heads for business- in the- West. The Conservatives' one candidate is A. F. Ewmg. a pleasant spoken little man with rather views of politics, who lays -stress upon "the ac- ciiptability of women's attendance at political meetinga and the upward in- fluence they exercised. 'in polities'. His one ereat criticism of the Goverraneht that they arrange matters too iclcly. They put the railway pol- icy through too quickly, they brought on the election too quickly: the pro- irresslve pace they have set for Alber- ta takes his breath and me. Ewing proposes that he should; be elected to regulate affairs. Tta cam paign promises to be pleasantly inter eating, but It is generally cpncadfd that the record of Attorney Genera Cross in" -.provincial politics and of BUNUBHT NO WOMAN CAN Bl STEOira AND HEALTHY UNLESS THX KIDNKY8 ARE WILL. Wheo ill, the whole body is ill, far tho poinoni which tho kidoeyi ought to filter out of tho blood left in tlitt system. Then how important it mutt bo to too to it that this system of bo not clogged up. Those who have nerer b'wn i'roublod with kiuneyjtroublo know not the misery and fullering which thoM afflicted undergo. Doan's Kidaoy a apecifio all kidney troubles. They bea-n by the delicate mombranorof the kidneys fruti thus make their action regular and natural They the kidneys to flush off the acrid and po'som'us impurities which have collected, thus clearing oct the kidneys, bladder and ail urinary passages. Doan's Kidney Pills are entirely vege- table, and may be sifely taken by young and old. Let Daaa'a Kidney PilU do for you what ,hey have done thousands of others that cure you, M-s M. Bryanton, Spring Valley, P.E.1, writes I woa troubled with ray kianeyc 'or two years. They were so bad at times could not cross floor ior the pain. I ,ried doctor butie did me no gooa at all. sent to my nearest druggist aud got four xjxos of Doan'aSidney PiUs, and I ata glad to say that after taking them I have had no more trouble ior nearly three years now." Price 50 ct3: per box, or 3 for all dealers .or The T. Milburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont. In ordering specify A complete Home- steaders outfit for Includes Stove, ing Utensils and Tools Hay r Bros. General Hardware PtaeTS P.O. Box 27 RAYMOND Rayuaond, snowed all ay yesterday and aboirt: a foot of now covers i Mr. and Mrs. Irvine of Mi- ot, N.- caine .'through-. Raymond their way-'H to. Spring where" they njafce. their, uture home. The .High School literary pent a social eveninc" at-the home [onorary President. W. A.; Redd last vening. The society consists of the upils from Standard T, VI, VII and lie school staff. A short program rendered and. games were played; 'he programme was as follows: bpen- iff .Address, Scdd; recitation; A. Model Love by Mr. uzo Henderson; solo, Miss Hazel Skouson, recitation; Polly: i-reen" by 'Sfiss Nellie Matson, duet' Misses L. Manro andJL. Amos, reading by Mr. Vincent Davies and in instrumental by Messrs. C. A.-.Gun is and J. J. Baker. Refreshments were served and be- ore going. Mr. C. Ostlund, president f gave a short address, hanking; Mr. .and Mrs. Bedd for their dndness. Several families from Wisconsin laVe taken up land jdear town. Johnny Dunn of Kimb'alL was a Raymond, yesterday. V ..Rev. A. D. Archibald will give an. ddress to the Sabbath School chers and others in the Presbyterian Dhurch Wednesday, evening at 7.30 urn. -All are invited. The rink management have agreed o give the public two and a, half lours'-skatinc. The petition .that is being circulated called-for threfi hours Election times must be seasons of rejoicing for the City Council. For the time being, people jieglect to cuss he Council. GET THE For Your Next Sale HE GIVES SATISFACTION Felt and Gravel We .will have a first class outfit and experienced roof- ers prepared to lay this Permanent Roofing on good buildings th'is. spring. Let us talk over cost .with you Boyd, Goode Co, 5, Bryan Block They say the Restaurant Is a good placebo go for a good meal. ,i Open JDay arulNigJit at all Hours Phone'228 Mrs. Douglas WESTMINSTER ROAD NorthWard Has opened up her Spring millinery Ladies should call and be tempted Milk Cream Butter Eggs ALL FRESH AND PURE Delivered Daily Our Cleanliness and Purity j Cox Son PfcMe347 Daily Herald Market Place to Mi It rtgl jUtt tt to tlif CtJMB. M yM wait IncftlMS ftr SITUATIONS VACANT for School No. 1514, duties to commence 1st of April. Applications will be re. ceived till March 15th. State class of certificate and wages required. Ad- dress Thos. H. Wyman. Sec.-Treas., Iron Springs, Alta. 71-9 for general house work; must be competent and steady; wages per month, to start with. Call Mrs. C. R. Carlson, 1204 Court- land. 68-O as cook or house- keeper in hotel or hospital. Apply Box A., Herald. 78-2 general .blacksmith who can do mine work. Apply Can- ada West Coal Co., Taber Alta. 78-1 servant. Wages No washing or ironing. Ap- plv Mrs. J. Lee Johnston, 314 Cut- bffl St. 78-2 SITUATION WANTED. once, dressmaking by the day. Experienced in all lines of ladies" clothes. Apply to Miss M. J. Schmitz, City. orders for all kinds of help. Help furnished free. In ordering help state employer's name, where located, kind of work, and wages per day or per month. Call or send order by mail. A. Max- son, Lethbridge Employment Agency, Alta. Office opposite Post Office. 74-0 TO RENT. TO modern house, centrally located, to rent. Immediate possession. Apply H. Macbeth Ag- ency. 7B-Q TO roomed house just north of track. Apply between 4 and 8 p. m. at 53 Argyle Ave. 61-0 WANTEDr-A store or building suit- able for a. restaurant in business part of town. Enquire P. O. Box 143. Lethbridge. 65-O TO new comfortable two- room'-house with attic, William St. south of London Road. Rent Box 3, Herald Office. TO nicely furnished sleep- ing room, modern. 512 Round St. 74-6" PROPERTY FOR SALE A GOOD 21-28, Block .122, for each.. Apply the H. Mac- beth Pofitoffice block! 79rO A farm containing thirtf- hqadnd MxLflfty.five Ifii, iit- umted on Belly River five milet of Lethbridge. broken, acrwi in fall wheat, four roomed houte, sheds, etc. All ienotd. cash or t18 per acre, IJ.OOO down, three annual atahnsnts -wHfr'ikterot at eight per cent. Also cattle, poultry end imylements.' Reatpn for selling, owner has to homestead and pre-emption. Full information may be had from M. Freeman, Room 3, Whitney Block, Lethbridfe. FOR the crop payment plan 440 acres of choice land within two and a half miles of Raymond. Partly fenced. acres of winter wheat on summerfallow breaking and discing. 120 acres stubble, balance clear choice prairie. We only require a small cash payment on this, a snap for some one. Apply to the Caiiad- ian Real Estate Adjustment.. Co., Room Nine, Bryan Block, or Box 387, Lethbridge, Alberta. 77-6 SCRIP-FOR one South African Scrip for sale at imme- diate delivery. This is a bargain. Box 1, c-o Herald. 79-1 INVESTORS WANTED few or small, to join some prominent Win- nipeg business men in re-arranging a large manufacturing concern so as to provide for an increasing trade. For information and booklet, .address Canada General Investment Corpor- ation, Ltd., Exchange Bldg., Winnipeg, Man. FOR SALE BY TENDER Half interest in X section, ot fine land miles south of Taber pur- chased at per acre last fall. Bids to be in by March 25. Balance of payments spread over five years. W. WILLIAMS, 76-12 Crabb St. TENDERS TENDERS will be received by the undersigned not later-than noon 29th March, 1909, for .the erection of a re-inlorced concrete building in Leth- bridge for R. E. Sherlock, Esq. Plans, etc., can be obtained at the of- fices of Vf. M. Dodd, Architect; Leth- bridge and Calgary. Tenders must be accompanied by a certified cheque ior 5 per cent, of the value. No tender will necessarily be ac- cepted. ERNEST E. CARVER, Mgr. STORES FOR ,SALE--The stores now occupied, by J. Schweitz-; er and Joe Fang, are offered, for sale. be.removed 1st. Submit offer in writing to Can. Bank of Commerce. FOR SALEr-JFine new. house .on .stand pipe, 6 brick foundation -and cash. Balance easy. Alberta Realty Co. FOR acres and a: house on, Crabb Street. Apply to Y. Chow, P. 6. Box 95, 75-6 4 NICE LOTS facaig.east in-Block 122 for on terms.: Ap- ply; Box G-, Herald S room house on 2 fine lots in business section of cityj 400. Lots alone worth the pricel Al- berta Realty; Co.-. LOST AND FOUND. silver watch. Owner can have, same by, calling at the police station; and paying for this ad. 75-6 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE. FOR SALE singer sew- ing machine, almost new; one TSem- ington typewriter in good a large phonograph, with about sixty horn chair and two large rocking chairs; and other articles. Cheap for. cash. Apply Gus. Neidig, Phone 392- 86-0 FOR equipment, two complete: steam plowing outfits and all kinds of farm equipment. Address Carmangay Farm Co., Cannaagay P,