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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta wftTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, MARCH II, M Daily Herald Printed by Daily Herald Printing Co., Lid., lawful evening at ita office. Bound St., Eethbridfe. Alberts.. Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- rector and Editor Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delrrered ......14.00 Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 Daily, three months, delivered 1.00 3.00 1.75 Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three by mail.....86 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addressee changed as often as de, sired, but both new and old address must be given. ANNOUNCEMENT During the .election campaign Mr. W. A. Buchanan, will rjpt be associat- ed with the editorial work of the Her- ald, which will be conducted by ether members of the staff. BUCHANAN, RIVERS AND LETH- BRiDGE RAILWAYS Lethbridge and Lethbridge' District are to be well supplied with rail- ways during the next three or four years. To this city are coming the north aiid. south main lines of the Canadian Northern and the Grand Trunk Pacific, both of which will traverse the Lethbridge District con- stituency from end to end. From Lethbridge will be branches of these to Coutts and Cardston and inter- vening points. In the district there will be branch lines to Macleod, and the Pass, with a probability of fur- ther branch lines to the east to Med- dle Hat. These will be built by the two lines whose bonds are guaranteed by the Alberta Government, which is being supported by W. A. Buchan- an in the city and Dr. Rivers in the District. Besides these lines there are the lines the C. P. K. is build- ing from Lethbridge to Macleod, from Lethbridge to Calgary, and from Leth- bridge to Weyburn, Sask., with a line proposed from Lethbridge to meet one coming from Saskatoon. The lines, by the Gov- ernment are Tinder contract io be completed by the end of 1911 and th others will in all probability be com pleted not later than a year after. The anxiety of the C. P. E. to ge their lines built so quickly in this district is due to a desire to get int the country the Governmen lines take the .'traffic. So while the Government is not guaranteeing the bonds of the G. P. Rv (that company being in a financial position, to re quire no assistance) it is largerly re sponsible for their rapid .construction The monopoly so long held in thi country by the CIT. B. is to be brok 'enl The people "who- have from it know best how to appreciat being relieved from the burden o railway monopoly. The electors o these two constituencies as well of every other constituency benefit. ted by the Rutherford railway policy cannot with any sense of fairness vote against the Government. ap- prove of the Government's course in this most important" they ought to say so with their ballots It is not a question of party politics but of. foe approval. or disapproval of the-Government's policy, Buchan- an and Rivers stand lor that .policy and the electotrs should stand by them. who stands for the Government and its policy. Granting that under some circumstances, the position of the workingmeu would be strengthened by electing a labor member, it would certainly be the reverse under the present circumstances. By suppoit- ing Mr. Buc-hauau in this election the workingmen would place their stamp of approval on the legislation passed and speak in no uncertain voice against the efforts that -are being brought to bear upon the Govern- ment for the repealing or amending of the acts. This is the only consti- tuency in the Province where there is a contest between the Government candidate and the labor candidate and the defeat of the Government candidate cannot be interpreted into anything else but a vote of disappro- val of the Workmen's Compensation Act. the Mechanics' Lien Act. the Eight Hour Bank to Bank law. the extension of the hours of polling en election day, the laws making the col- lection of wages cheap and speedy and other legislation that has been passed especially for the benefit of the workiagmeu. In justice to their own interests, present and future, the workingmen cannot afford to vote against the Government candidate. The Rutherford Government has been the consistent and active friend the workingman. One good turn deserves another. THE FARMERS' GOVERNMENT No Government in Canada has been more active and successful in encouraging and assisting the agricul- tural interests than has the present Alberta Government. By providing for better transportation facilities, getting good freight rates to the great Oriental markets, by breaking the lumber combine so as to reduce the The Government has shown itself awake to the interests of the farmers of this district. The best vote of thanks the farmers can give Gov- ernment is a vote for Dr. Rivers iu the Lethbridge District, or for J. W. Wooit in the Cardston constituency. The workingmea of Kdmonton are backing the Attorney-General to a man because of the Labor legislation that lias beeu passed by his depart- ment. The Government's record has won their strong support. The Gov- ernment candidate in Lethbridge, standing by the same record and the same policy should have the same support. Dornxan, the gentleman who investigated railway conditions for the Calgary Herald, and framed the Herald's railway policy, is stumping for the Liberal party in Alberta. With this gentleman with the Goevemment and the Herald chief deserted, it is not surprising that the Herald's pres- ent policy is so much on the ragged 25c, 35c, 45c and 55c OUR COFFEES AT 1 Are blended by ex- and fresh roast- ed. Try a sample Ib. The Bentley Co. Ltd. Vkteiie imi Xetiii tail K THE GREATEST SHOE values you ever heard of when it conies down to actual-facts are shown in the latest footwear styles we are putting windows today. No imagination, no fictitious plain, simple, honest facts. And we want you to make us prove it! F. German The Shoeman Between Sage's and Roys To the Electors Of the City Lethbridge, March 11, 1909 TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF I have been chosen as the Liberal candidate for the new Provincial constituency of the City of Lethbridge, but in soliciting your support I be- lieve I can confidently appeal to you as a citizen who desires first and fore- price of the very necessary commo- most to serve the best interests of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. THE WORKINGMEN AND THE GOVERNMENT The, workingmen of this city have a duty to perform and an obligation to fulfill for the Rutherford Govern- me'nt. The Government has passed certain legislation for them and it is acknowledged by the great bulk f of the laboring people to be very much in their As a result of this the Government is looking to tbe workingmen for their endorsation. Strong efforts have been put forth and are still being 'put forth to have this legislation repealed or so amend- ed as to nullify its benefits to the people whom it was; designed to ben- efit. The are making a dead set; on the ment candidates, particularly .Hon. C. W. Grose, the AttorneyrGeneral, who were mainly responsible for the passing of the laws, particularly the Workmen's Compensation Act, The three constituencies that are specially interested are Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge. In Edmonton, the workingmen are rallying unanimous- ly around Mr. Cross an expres- sion of their endorsation of the laws and the efforts of the Attorney-Gen- eral to legislate for them. In Gal- gary, Mr: Gushing and his -running mate are receiving the support of the workingmen for the reason. In neither of these cities are- the workingmen opposing the government candidates. .In Lethbridge alone is there any effort to oppose the 15ov- pTnment candidate: If the working- men should defeat Mr. Buchanan, the Government candidate, the parties who are working to defeat the legisla- tion will -use the as an inflaence pit the Government to have the laws repealed. The wokringmen of this do not want the laws repealed. or amended in the interests of the employers. They consider that the laws are soed sr.d if any amendments to- be niade, they want them in tlMfe iSTor, This being the case, as H nkfaiMedlf is, they should vote so as to rtiiBjfhen the hand of the Md weaken it by Mf volt nf tffcspproval Then it only 1o do this and diiy of lumber, by rapidly pushing the -rural telephone system, by gerr erous assistance to fairs in the var ious branches of agriculture, by op erating Government creameries, bj sending expert teachers and demon strators of good farming among th fanning communities, by a large ex penditure on country roads am bridges, by taxing the corporation lands for school purposes, by estab- lishing public schools wherever need ed" without delay, and by scores o other ways, the government has clear ly shown that it understands the needs of the agriculturist and is anxious to do everything possible' to enable iiiiu 'to get the-largest reward for his labor and investment and to provide the best possible conditions for the faniier and his family. Th farmers of Lethbridge District know that, the Government has done all its power for them and is prepared to carry' on Hhat policy. Knowing this they support the governmerr candidate. Dr. Rivers, vrho himself is a, practical farmer as well as a med ical man. The fanners of the othei rural districts will also recognize the efforts of the Government in their behalf and will give.a solid support The city of Lethbridge depends a great deal on the well being of the surrounding country ior. its prosper- ity. The businessmen know that the efforts of the Government have as- sisted very the wonder- ful success of the farmers in this vicinity and have thereby increased the prosperity of the businessmen of the city. Recognizing this it. is only fair that they should support the candidate of the Government, Mr. Buchanan. THE NOMINATIONS The nominations yesterday, show a very -interesting..state ,nf affairs. They are very encouraging to the Govern- ment and its supporters as well. Nominations were held in thirty-sev- en constituencie, electing thirty-nine members, .the elections in the two mostt northerly constituencies being deferred. Last nighfs reports from thirty-five of these constituencies electing thirty-seven members, show that five constituencies, La- combe, Leduc, Pembina, Sturgeon and Victoria have elected Govern- ment supporters by acclamation. Re- ports -would: indicate that Sedgewick also has given the Government can- didate a free election. Jn only twen- ty-two of the- constituencies have the Conservatives put-up a candidate at all, .thus allowing nearly one-half to gp .by default. As far as the Conser. vative party is concerned, the jig is up for they have not a ghost of a show to come anywhere near getting a majority. The nominations of yesterday set- Lied the elections as iar; as determin- ing" whether or not the. Rutherford Government will be sustained. It is now for Lethbridge to fall into line and.; give by election the same en- dorsation.of the Government's policy and record that so many constituen- cies have given acclamation. tfcsf Is bf siyporHaf OUR POINT OF VIEW Help Buchanan boost Lethbridge. Rutherford, Rivers and Railways. Five seats by acclamation is not a )ad start for the Government. Is' It right to condemn a Govern- nieni that has done no wrong? The Condemnation of the innocent is not the practice of the honest Albertan lectorate. Wooll with his excellent record ,s a member .of the Howie and as a candidate of the progressive and hon- st Rutherford Government should be eturned by the electors of Cardston ith a large majority. The fanners of the Lethbridge dis- rict- owe a great ded of their soo- cew .tcj the expert instruction given by rof. Campbell and other specialists in fanning suited to this In this campaign we have before us tne Railroad Policy of the Euther- ford Government. This policy, if endorsed by the people means that Southern Alberta will be provided with the railroads it so much needs during the next year or two. Both the. Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railways have undertaken'to construct lines into the South and with Lethbridge as practically the terminal point. The coming of railroads means the opening, up of vast stretches of country all about us and the consequent development of this city as the industrial, wholesale and commercial capital of the South, as well as making it one of the great- est railroad centres of tbe West. In asking for your votes and influence I do so because I believe it is the duty of this city to return a supporter of this Government with its advanced railroad policy, in order that the Premier and his colleagues will understand that we appreciate their efforts to, build, up Lethbridge and that our interests may be protected and advanced by a man on tbe spot. Personally-I have great faith in this city and the South country, and if I am honored with election to the Legislature it will be my mission to persistently advocate the .claims of our city and district, and to impress upon- the Government our requirements. I believe it is very necessary "at this time that Lethbridge should be represented at Edmonton by a supporter of the Government. Lethbridge should have a representative who can. be the most closely in touch with, the Government and its policy in order that the interests of the city as the metropolis of the. South may'be best looked after. More railways, tele- phone extensions, a land titles office, and other.matters will'be needs of this district- and as these and many other matters; will be matters of policy with the Government, it is necessary that a member-with the confidence of the cabinet at Edmonton" to influence the policy'of _ the cabinet- in Leth- bridge's favor. The record of the Rutherford administration in other respects is one .of work well and faithfully done, .arid :I maintain there is no argument to To the Electors of Hock) Mountain Electoral District Gentlemen: Having been requested by a large number of tbe electors of this dis- trict irrespective of party politics to offer myself as a candidate at the general elections to be held .in the province oao the 22nd inst, I haye der; cided to accede to their request and offer myself as an independent can- didate and I now bespeak the; hearty support of all classes. -'h 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, 1 .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 the province during; xhe 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 jniners) the mechanics' .lien act and sev- erar others. The platform annpunced by the Conservative party has. also many good suggestions which I hop to see upon our statute books at an early" date. For "myssif, I may sa that I stand first, last and always Jo legislation will- protect the rights of working-' men throughput the7 pro- vince. -I also stand for improved leg islation regarding our- .cities, towns and villages, and a thorough t date system of'public schools wher the children can obtain an education that- will better- prepare them fo the duties of good citizens. I be lieve also that 'more mbifey shoulj be spent in putting our highways A Great Snap for HOMESTEADERS 6 good work I Studebaker wagon with grain tank, nearly new 1 single buggy with pole 2 sets double harness I set driving harnes bt told. TERMS Apply for Particulars RODGERS A YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. LETH BRIDGE j; STIRLING I AND DISTRICT Gity Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE R. A. Davis Stirling be offered in favor of its defeat. It has been honest, fearless and pro.! proper condition for travel. I ma- 1____- _ T J say in conclusion that I stand for th i disfranchising of people of the Afiiati such as Japs and Chinamen gressiye and. deserves an other .lease-of power. Large combinations of capital if uncontrolled by tbe Government tend to work oppressively on the people as a wliole. The Rutherford adminis- j These people take no interest in our tration has shown, itself to be alive to this fact, for by its prosecution of they should not he ,..L t erven the franchise and i pledge my the Lumber Combine it succeeded m breaking, up -an institution whose ejected to introduce at the firs express object was the exploitation of the masses lor the benefit of a few. -r This administration has further demonstrated a desire to work in. the interests of the people by forcing the Bell Telephone Co. to relinquish its holdings in Alberta for a reasonable consideration, and now we have a telephone service throughout the Province control and of the Legislature, a measur to deprive them of this right, also to prohibit their.employment, in o around the coal mines of the pro vince. Upon the grounds and mans management. Rural lines are. being establiahe'd. as rapidly-as'the revenue others too numerous to mention, in a short address, I appeal to the elec tors of Racky Mountain District Ths ioi-erests oi ihe man-who, labors with darisg.-the independent candidate for tl past few years engaged the attention of legislation in many countries and hearty support, no matter what their especially on this continent. Awake to the importance of this kind of j gol may be and I.prom legislation the present" Government- of. Alberta- haa achieved an enviable of aii_ classes and all record. It has placed upon the Statute Books some of the most advanced- labor legislation that has yet law in any country. The Mechanic s Lien Act, the Eight Hour Bank to Bank Law aad the Workmen's Compen. sation Act are all measures the object of which is to ameliorate the condi- tion of the toiler by affording to him approved means of earning a livelihood and by giving him a cheap and effective recourse against who might deprive him of the fruits of his labor. Believe Faithfully, A. BUCHANAN. parties will Be faithfully, impsrtialls and conscientiously respected by me Dated at-Blairmore this 2nd day o March, 1909. John Angus McDonald; H. Morris, con the moving of buildings Will work under- contract or -by the day. Office Crabb 1st north1 o A: Southard's residence. Make a Fortune in Fruit to a Year Profit from only 10 acres You have heard of the wonderi of B. C. Fruit Lands. How would yon like to own ten in the famoiu Arrow Lake District, where irrigation is not required, and where tbe land yields a clear profit of from to on ten erery year. Where mnd small produce in such abundance that profits almost beyond belief. Here's your chance, if you hare little ready money or caii save a lew dollars every month. YOU CAN HOLD If ACHES OF TMC FINEST FRUIT LAND IN THIS FAMOUS DISTRICT. Present of flM to per on sasy terms, afford terested in frail growing, an al opportunity. This is the most attractire fruit district in the Kootenay District of British Columbia. Nestled ampni the mounUins on the shores of the beautiful Arrow Lakes amid scenic beauty unsurpassed, soil of exceed- ing depth and richness. THE LAND OF PERFECT FRUIT No insect fruits pests, good market, food transportation, good climate and good watet with roads to every '10 acre tract with an inexhaustible mar- ket at your door. THE ACREAGE IS LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY BOUNDLESS. A csrd brings free The land is being sold rapidly. inquiries are being received, and fortune awafta tne man who .now. ARROW LAKE LETHBRIDGE tt, ALBERTA Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for COAL, etc. AT HajfrBrosJardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily. i JOHN BRODIE PKOtESSIuNAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. 8. Surgepn, Accoucher. 9 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red. path St. Phone 63. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANS -rKedpath Street. a.m.; 2.3. 7-8, DR. A. and rooj.-s. Stafford Block. .Office 12, 1.3, 7-8.30. Phone night and day 277. DR. J. E. LOVERl Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1, 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day aud night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, MiD., ist, Ej-e, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Office a.m., 2-5 p.m.. 7.8 p.m. JJENTISTRY OR. O. J. COURT ICE Deutlst Graduate of Northwestern Universi- ty, Chicago, 111. Office 1-5. Rooms 11 and 12, Macdonald Block. UNDERTAKING ADDISON Under- takers and Embalmers. The oldest established business in the city Phone 102. Office and residence! 32.1 Crabb St. Parlors open dav and night. T. S. FUNERAL DI- RECTOR AND riages and equipment new and up to date. Parlors opposite fire hall. Open day and night.. Phone 369. P- 0. Box 493. MUSIC MADAM Pi? aniste, organ and voice produc- tion. Visits or receives pupils, prepare tory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House, Urabb K. Cooper, con- cert, haritone. At liberty for certs, At Homes, etc. For terms, apply, Lethbridge, Alttt. MR. ALBERT o! Dr. Briggs, M.A., Song: Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., L.R.A.M-, Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Terms on application. Bdr 690, Leth- bridge, Alta. Canada Western Chartered J. Corporation Ltd, Capital Financial Agents.' Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieges Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C LETH8RIDQE LOUut NO. It C. B. P. O. E. ts on the .second: and Jourth Tues y of each month at 8.15 p.m. _ A. 8HABMAN, U E B Secretory LODGE PRIDE Of ALBERTA, Silt kn if EifM huftt Sadeti Meets in the Oddfedllows' eveiy ftrst mnd third Wednesday u the month st 8 p.m. For fall particulars apply W. j; Frwl T, W. President Box 57. Meets Isi tad 3rd in K. of P Hall at 6 o'clock. Vifitinp bretbren are cordially inrlted. AAMOHOFT, W.F. QUt NtlDIO, WA .A.M., Q.K-A. aiflit, the third ThvrsdaT si sssb at 8 TMUnr brMlirra will sL WSyV .fVMIW a IMSHy WMOOVSSy' O, Stwlity, O, Uf- JOHANNES H. pil of Henri Verbruggeni cf Bonic. Italy; Carl Simins, of Berlin, Qer- many. High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open Ior recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap- ply cjo Royal Collieries, Lethbridge. LEGAL L. M. JOHNSTON and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge. W. C. Harris. Office: .Southard Block. CONY3EARE F. P. Conybearei K.C., D.C-L.rB- Morton -Jones.'.B.CX: Barristers, solicitors, etc. Offices: Conybeare Block. SURVEYING HAM ILTON YOU and Surveyors. Block. Boom 4, Whitney ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. "Whitney Block. Room 9. JAS. A., Macdonald Bedpath' Street, Lethbridge Alta'. W. M. Calgary Lethbridge. Specialist in ing, sanitation, heating and ventlla- tion. Ernest' E. Carrer, M.B.A.A., M.K.A., A.A.I.C., Etc., Manager Lethbridge Oifice, Bryan Block. .and build- er. Estimates 'cheerfully pairs and alterations at the shortest-notice. BoxlW, Leth- bridge, FRED. proprie- tor of the Arlington Hotel, contrtot- or and bjiilder.' Estimates fumisk- ed free. 'and alteraMoM promptly attesded to. Box 86 Letb> bridge. R. E. and contractor. Lighting and pow. er installations. Plans and spedfl- cations.- Office McKeown'i ware. Phone 303. FOR BEST to Wil- liam Watts, builder and oontaMlor, London Road. 16 years Estimates free. EACE METAL WEATHER STRIP will last a lifetime. Saves storm sash. Absolutely excludes drafts, dust and smoke. JEL J. Thompson, F. 0, Box 648. -78-98 STENOGRAPHY i. EAKIN, PUBLIC srewoa RAPHCR-----Ofloe, room 11, Block. Telephone MO. in OddVnows Rsfl wood and fomili jf month. VtoHlM atiftftten wilT si- ways a newiy WMOOMS. OMR- dlfor, O. W. WhHlM: BaaHr, Moksoa; IT, Dewsdl. ;