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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MARCH TSi Daily Herald Printed bj- Ifes Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening office. Round St., Letbbridge. Alberta, Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- rector and Editor Subscription Ratts Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 8.00 Daily, three months, delivered ..1.00 Daily, one month, delivered.....35 Daily, one year, by mail .......3.00 Daily, six months, by mail .....1.75 Daily, three months, by mail.....86 Weekly Herald, one year .......1.50 Addresses changed as often as de. sired, but both new and old address musl be given. 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 staff. place the stamp or their approval on thj Government's record and policy >-y voting for W. A. Buchanan, who stands by that record and policy. A vote for him is a vote of approval, and a vote aguiust him is tantamount to saying that the Government has been unsatisfactory and is unworthy of continued Trust. opinion of the Lethbri'.lge electors will be revealed Monday, when the votes for and Mr. Buchanan are counted. THE OPPOSITION The Legislative Assembly of Al- berta has proved itself a model Par- liament in the way it despatched pub- lic business. A few weeks, once only three, and never more than six, suf- ficed to perform its legislative du- ties. The reason for this difference between the Alberta Legislature and others is due to a certain extent to the careful preparation made for the session ty the Government. But it is also due to the fact that there no opposition who considered its main duty to keep up a carping criticism, thus delaying the transaction, of im- portant business by endless talking. During the session this state of affairs has been a great benefit to the pro- vince, and a saving of considerable net have his nomination papers pro. perly prepared. Pi's blunder is on a par with the run of his actions us a mcmbor of the House. Kutherford will JfiniVn bis work i.c people have said so already. Considerable portions of the 'id- dresses to the electors issued by W. C. Ives, the local Conservative can- didate, and by evi Harker. the can- didate, I'nd by Levi Harker. the Card- ston, are word for word. Which one is the parrot? Or did some one of the Junta at Calgary prepare both addresses? To defeat the Government the Con- servatives: have to eltct twenty-two out of the remaining thirty-two mem- bers to be elected. That would o going some, especially when 'hey have only nineteen candidates in the field. The few imaginative Consi'vu- have been bold enough or foolish enough to predict a party victory will probably wake up with- out seeing their dream realized. WORKINGMEN AND THE GOV- ERNMENT One of the outstanding features i expenditure. the workingmen as a class is their i The administration of affairs under sense of fair play. If an employer j tjiese coruiitious resulted most bene- is true to them and considerate of finally for the province, and there their interests, they stay by him, and show their appreciation of the j _ friendly feeling by standing for interests. The same has been their j attitude with regard to legislative j Edmonton are cot- doing so with the bodies. If a Government shows "a best jiutemont to needs of the W: R. classes of signs j piiiTjM. Carriage painter. House painter. Paper hanger. Wood fia- j isher. etc. Phone 124, 25 Argyle Avo. OUR COFFEES AT 25c, 35c, 45c and 55c Are blended by ex- perts and fresh roast- ed. Try a sample Ib. The Bentley Co. Phone 55 and Retail LETHiiliBBE To the Electors Of the City THE GREATEST SHOE values you ever heard of when it comes down to actual facts are shown in the latest footwear styles we are putting in our windows today. No imagination, no fictitious plain, simple, honest facts And we want you to make us prov it! F. German Tlte Shocman Between Sage's and Hoys To the Electors of Rocky Mountain Electoral District 1909 a genuine interest in their well being and legislates to bring about what they consider better conditions, they have a 'record of voting their ap- proval of that course of action. It is also true that when a man who, by word and deed, j has shown a sympathetic interest, I and has given his assistance toward improving the financial and i conditions of the workingmen, they' recognize the justice and of supporting him as a representative j in legislative office. i These are the conditions that- exist j in Lethbridge. The Alberta Govern- ment appeals to the workingmen f this city for support as a matter f endorsation. as well as of the pression of a desire on the part of the workingmen to have the Govern- ment go on in the good work. They call the attention of the workingmen to the fact that during the term of their holding office they have passed is reason to expect that it would, be different during succeeding ses- Those who-advocate the send-! Lethbridge, March 11, a larger opposition force to T0 THE ELECTufiS OF THE CITY OF I have been chosen as the Liberal candidate for the new Provincial constituency of the City of but in soliciting your support I be- province. A government such, as that headed by Hon. A. C. Rutherford re- quires no opposition to keep it straight. Tb.e past term of the leg- islature has clearly demonstrated that i fact. Why then should it be consid- ered necessary to cretite discord and dissension where accord and co-opera- tion prevailed to the benefit of the whole province? The argument for a stronger opposition in Alberta Legis- lature its force ir: the face of the facts. lieve I can confidently appeal to you as a citizen who desires first and fore- mast to serve the best interests of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. Tn. this campaign we have before us the Kailroad Policy of the Kuther- 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 Gentlemen: Having been requested by a large number of the 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 on 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 p'arta of the district I more labor legislation directly for the benefit of the workingmen than, has any other Government in America during the same length of time. No other Government can show such record. In that brief time the min- ers have been given the Eight Hour Bank to Bank Law; the working class as a whole has had the Work- men's Compensation Act, and the Mechanics' Lien Act, all of -which are admitted by all classes to be a great benefit to the people whom were designed to assist. Moreover, the laws passed reducing the costs i. law suite and the provision made r the collection of wage accounts., and other small debts, ate a direct beue, fit to the workingman. These laws were given freely and without any previous pledge. The Gpvernma.it saw that they were in the working- men's interests, and legislated "c- cordingly. Of their own account thiy investigated carefully, saw the cessity and justice of the laws, and passed them. There was no need for compulsion or agitation. It is now up :to the workingmen of thfe to endorse this course adopted by the Government. If the Governing it has been true to them, similar su> port should given in return. Tiis Government asks them to give ex- pression to that commendation by supporting the regular Government candidate, Mr. Buchanan. The Gov- ernment is fully justified in making this request, and it is only right ;nd" just and in accordance with the re- cord and principle of the working, men, that: .they should respond heartily. As the Government can Ii date as well as-from bis present cord, Mr. Buchanan has a stronger claim upon the support of the work- ingmen than has any other candidave. OUR POINT OF VIEW Help Buchanan bo Lethbridge. Northern Railways have undertaken to construct Hues into the South and ihave become intimately acquainted with Lethbri-.ig! as practically the terminal point. The coming of these with the various needs of all classes railroads mean? the opening up of vast stretches of country all about "us and I therefore believe that without the consequent development of this city as the industrial, wholesale j .egotistical, .1 can say that I and commercial capital of the South, as well as making it one of the great- have the qualifications and abiliCy to railroad- centres of'the 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 Kutherford, Rivers ai d Railways. Luther'ord, Reliability, and Buchanan for bridge. The Rutherford Go rnment 3 proved itself the true friend of workingmen. It has legislated freely aad willingly for him. One good turn deserves another. Ex-leader of the Conservative Op position, Roberts )n? of Kanton, did Felt and Gravel Roofing We will have a first class outfit and experien'ced roof- ers prepared to lay this Permanent Roofing Let good buildings spring. us talk over cost you Boyd, Goode Co. 5, Bryan Block WORTHY OR UNWORTHY? In every community there are a number of hardshell, partizans who cai see no good in the political party that is opposed them. however, there i also in every community a large number of people who can recognize the ability, integrity and progressive- ness that may be shown by either party, and who can judge an admi-i. istration on its merits. It is to this fair-ioinded and intelligent class ofj electors that an honest, capable anil progressive Government looks for sun j port and endorsation. The Kutherford Government be- lieves that its record during the three and a half years, and its policy for the next few years, are proof of their ability to administer the fairs of the province to the best in- terests of the people, of their hon- esty of purpose and practice, and of their progressive and advanced vieTr of the needs of the province, and o'. the solution of these needs. the electors to judge whether they have been true 'to the. trust re- posed in them, and whether they are worthy of a continuance of that trust. They Have been businesslike, honeftt, fearless, and impartial in their administration, and they ask thwe who not so blinded by prejudice M to be unable to these things, to five them support in eanrinf on the good rerk. They of this citf, one of the eonttituendw, to Royal Collieries Coal HUGE TAYLOR, Agent will fill orders promptly. Weight and quality guar- anteed. A trial order solicited PHONE 287 Milk Cream Butter Eggs ALL FRESH AND PURE Delivered Daily Our Cleanliness and Parity Cox Son rtne347 P.O.taSO I Everytkiaf in tastily at i Tin CHMik tetiiriit Coaldale Block 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 the 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 oi the Government. Lethbridge should have a representative who can be the most closely in touch with the Govsrnment 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 be at Edmonton to influence the policy of the cabinet in Leth- bridge's favor. The record of the Rutherford administration of work well and faithfully done, and be offered in favor of its defeat. It gressive and -deserves. an other lease in other respects is one I maintain there is no argument to has been honest, of power. 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 statutp books' at an early date. For I may say that I stand first, last 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 -cities, towns and villages, and a thorough iip to date system of public schools where the children can obtain an education. that will, better prepare them for the duties oi good citizens. be- lieve also that more money should be spent in putting our FOR SALE A Great Snap for HOMESTEADERS 6 good work mares I Studobaker wagon with grain tank, nearly new 1 single buggy with pole 2 sets double harness I sst driving harnoi Must bt sold. TERMS Apply for Particulars RODGERS YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. t LETHBRIDGE i [STIRLING AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lauds REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE A. Davis Stirling PROFESSIONAL CARPS MEDICAL DR. W. 3. QALBRAITH-Phygiciatt Surgeon. Accoucher. a.m.. 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND OCANE Street. a.m., 2.3. 7-8. DR. A. and rooj.-i. Stafford Block. Office 12, 1.3, 7-8.30. Phone night and dai 277. DR. J. E. Surgeon, Accoucher; Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1. 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alia. Office a.m., 2-5 p.m.. 7.8 p.m. DENTISTRY DR. O. J. COURTICE Graduate of Northwestern ty, Chicago, 111. Office J-5. Rooms 11 and 12, Macdonald Block. ADDJSON Under- takers and Embalmers. The oldest established -business in the city. Phone 102. Office and residence 321 Crabb St.. Parlorg.open dav and night. v T. S. FETTERLY-FUNERAL RECTOR AND nages and equipment new and up to date. Parlors opposite fife half. Open day and night. Phone 369. P. 0. Box 493. MUSIC Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for COAL, etc. AT- Hayr Bros. Hardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 fefirless and condition for travel. I. may I say in conclusion that I-stand :ior the f disfranchising of people of the Asiatic Large combinations of capital if uncontrolled by the Government tendixacej such as Japs, and Chinamen. [to work oppressively on-the people as a whole. The Rutherford adminis-i These people take no interest in. out 'traiaon has shown itself to be alive to this fact, for by its prosecution of I institutions, and _ they, T j r T_ i i, I given -the irancnise. and I pledge .my- the Lumber Combine it succeeded .in breaking up an institution whose {lejf'jf express object was the exploitation of the masses for the benefit .of a.-few. I session of the. Legislature, a. measure. This administration has further demonstrated a desire rto' work in the ito 'deprive them of .this to T ir -D -n m i -u r. A v u prohibit their employment: in 'or interests of the people by forcing the Bell-Telephone Co. to relinquish its 5ctilind. .tlle coal, mines of the pro. holdings" in -Alberta for-.-a reasonable consideration, aru! now '.we.-have; -a .vince.! telephone service throughout the Province under Government control .and i -Upon the abJve grounds management. Rural lines are! being established as rapidly, as the revenue I others too .numerous to mention, in a will permit. Address, I japped'to The interests of the. man who labors with his hands have during .the past few years engaged the attention of legislation in many countries and especially on this continent. Awake to the importance: of this kind oi legislation the present Government" of Alberta has .achieved an enviable short address, -I appeal to the elec- tors of Backy Mountain District as an. independent candidate for: their hearty, support, no matter w.hat .their political leanings may be and I prom- ise-if 'returned as their member that the "-interests of. all classes and all Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING Doae promptly and satisfactorily JOHN 4 44 BRODIE MADAM ?i- aiiiste, organ and voice produc: tion. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House, o'tabb Screct; R. Cooper, con- cert baritone. At liberty for con- certs, At Homes, etc. For terms apply, Lethbridge, Alts. MR. ALBERT of Dr. Briggs, M.A., Song Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., F-R.C.O., L.B.A.M., Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song, singing. Open, for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Temif on application. 'Box. 690, Leth- bridge, AHa. JOHANNES H. pil of Henri Verbruggen, of Borne. Italy; Carl Simins, of many, High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open for rrecitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ip. ply Royal Collieries, Lethbridge. LEGAL Canada Western Chartered Corporation John Angus McDonald. record. It has placed upon Books some of .the'most advanced parties vrill .be faithfully, impartially labor legislation that has yet become law in country. The-Mechanic's j and; conscientiously respected' by me. Lien Act, the Eight Hour Bank to Bank Jtaw and the-Workmen's .Compen-jy at of sation Act are all measures the object .of is to ameliorate the condi- tion the toiler by affording to him approved means of earning a livelihood and by giving him a cheap and effective recourse., against those might'deprive him oi the fruits of his labor. Believe me vFaitbfully; W. A. BUCHANAN. H. Morris, con- tractor for tne moving of buildings. Will work under, contract or by :thd dayV. .Office. "1st north residence.- Capital: Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for RoyalCoJHeries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFF I A, B. C L. M. Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge. C. ter, etc. -Office: Southard -Block. CONYBEARE JONES-C. F. P. Gonybeare, K.G., D.C.L.; B. Morton Jones. B.C.L. Barristers, solicitors, etc. Offices: Conybeare Block. Lethbridge, Alberta. SURVEYING to a Year Profit from only 10 acres You have heard of the wonders of B. C. Fruit Lands. How would you like ten acres.in the famous Arrow Lake District, where irrigation is not required, and where the land yields a clear profit of from to on ten acres'every year. Where vegetables and small fruits, produce in such abundance that the profits are almost beyond belief. Here's your chance, if you have a little ready money or can save a few dollars every month. YOU CAN HOLD 10 ACRES OF THE FINEST FRUIT LAND IN THIS FAMOUS DISTRICT. Present prices of to per acre on easy terms, afford those in- terested in fruit al opportunity. This is the most attractive fruit district in the Kootenay District of British Columbia. Nestled ..-among the mountains on the shores of the beautiful Arrow Lakes 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 every 10 acre tract with an inexhaustible mar- ket at yoar door. THE ACREAGE IS LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY BOUNDLESS. A card brings- free literature. The land is being sold rapidly. Hundreds of inquiries are being received, and fortune awaits the ffian who buys HAMILTON and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney Block. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. Whitney Block. Room fl. LETHBRIDGE J-OUOt C. B. P. P E. -is on the second and fourth Tues- y of each month at 8.15 p.m. _. A. 8HARMAN, M. PKIE8T, E. R- Secrefaiir JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpath Street, Lethbridge Alta. LODGE ALBERTA, W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof. ing, -sanitation, heating and ventila- tion. Ernest E. Carver, M.B.A.A., MJfcJL, Etc.. Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block. Sons of Englaiid Benefit Sodet) Meets in the Hall every first and third Wednesday m the month at" 8 p.m. JFor full particulars apply W. J. Wade, Trud TV Robin? W. President, Box 57. Ill ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LETHBRIDGE FMEIMAN, Agent. ALBERTA Meets Is i and 8rd M o n d ayf inK.ofP Hall at e o'clock. and build- er. Estimates cheerfully given. Re- pairs and. alterations executed ati the shortest notice. Box.730, Leth- bridge, Alta. LJ _____i FRED. ROONEY AND W. H. HOLTi and builders. Estt- mates furnished free. Repaint and alterations" promptly attended to; guaranteed. Box 98, Leth- bridge. R. E. and contractor. Lighting amTpow. er InstallationK. Flans and speetii-'j cations. Office McKeown's Hard! "ware. Phone 308.'.-'-.: FOB BEST to W, liam builder and contractor j i London Road; 15 experienoej Estimates free. fB-Sf PEACE METAL WEATHER STRIP! will last a lifetime. itornt sash. Absolutely excludes drmfiij dust and smoke. R. J. Thompson; P. 0. Box 642. brethren are cordially invited. ASHCROFT, 24-Iy QUt NEIDIO, WM. STENOQRAPHV A F: Ii A.M., 3.R.A. Letbbridfe Lodge Refular meeting nifht, the third of each month in the Maionic Hall, P. 0. Block, 8 p.m. Visitinf bwthrtn will d. J. I, EAKIN, PUBLIC STENQQ! room 11, South-' ard Block. Telephone 390. receive C. M W.M. O. T. Siorktf P. 0. Bor 117. Modem America Lethbridge Camp No, in the OUdtellowi Hall second and fourth Wedntidtf of Ik month. Visiting will al ways receive-a DMiif OMU cillor, 0. W, Whltlni; W. J Dicktpu; Clerk, K. Dowvfli. ;