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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHBRIDOt, ALBEKTA. THUR1DAY, MARCH II, IIN. PlttltHl tetlOMl IfllStl Manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., of the very best Kilii- d.ried Lumber, in latest de- s'l-ns. Prospective builders wculd do well to write me before deciding on a bouse S. A. Sfiencer AGENT and BUILDER, MACLEOD GOOD TIMES IN THE WEST bush'uls of marketable, crain .--_ vi juiUKwutiDJe Eram Alex. Mttcdonaid of Winnipeg head j which has netted us more than of the firm of A. JVtacdonakl Co., of j a creator amount than the this. city, hi a. recent interview m paid up capital of all the banks of Winnipeg, in speaking of the financial the Dominion of Canada same conditions in .the West said: "The! conditions prcnuil at our branches outlook jfenerally in our deportment j through to the coast My cor- of the business world is brighter than j respondents ut the const cities report it has been for n. number of years in real estate and thev past at this time of the year. Col-1 say that the market is as lections, art- 'cood. I attribute this as it was two years ago I look" fo to the fact we have had -rood season generally in all lines NEW TARIFF FOR UNITED STATES Inheritanct Tax Reciproci ty Provided Generally Revenue Fifty millions. Washington, March revision, maximum and minimum pro visions were imposed an average max- duty of cent, in excess duty of twenty of present tariff per and Lethbridge District. To The Elector? Lethbridge District: am a candidate asking your support, not by my own wish, but because strongly urged to do so by a very large number of Electors. The District is so'large, and thetime before Polling Day so .short, that, it is utterly impossible for me. to meet "all of you personally, and 1 take this means of reaching you. My only Politics is summed up in the words "Lethbridge District." I will earnestly use my-whole endeavor to push to a rapid .tion.. those things in the interests of this Avhich legislation al- .ready passed, -promises you; and.-1 will-support the present, or any Gov- ernment, in any legislation which they bring forward, in the interests of Hi ft people of this District. I have been farming and ranching in your midst for; almost twenty, five years. The older settlers know me, and to those of you who do not I refer you .to the .older settlers with confidence. I. appeal to you to drop polities and to think of your District only, and. I- believe that ray knowledge of conditions and the wants of the peo- i vtrer cent- redl i duties an shoddv pie in this District will enable me to present our requirements and secure their, fulfillment. .t -approve of the Government linilway'policy, and by voting for me you I will approve pi it. I am tied to no Party; and my Platform is one of independence; [striving for good Legislation in the interests of your District. Yours faithfully, numerous by which it is estimates that the revenue to tlie go- vernment will increased from for- tv to fifty m.lliou dollars are the sal- ient features oi 'the new tariff bill was introtlucod in the House to- da.y by liepresenlative 'I'a.vne. chair- man of the Ways unt.l Sloans Cornmit- tec. The recommeiKlations made by President Taft that an inheritance tax provided awl thar a limited am- ount of toljacco sujjar jje admitt- ed free from the Phillipinc-s are includ c-d in the bill. i "Its Only a Cold, A Trifling Cough." have laid thu when they caught cold. have neglected to cure tbe oold. Thoiuandi have filled ft .Consumptive grave through neglect Never neglect a cough or oold. It can but one roiult. It the throat or lungs, or affected. Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup is the medicine you need. It strikes at the very foundation of ail throat or lung complaints, relieving or curing Coughs, Colda, Bronchitis, Asth- ma, Croup, Bore Throat, and preventing Pneumonia and Conaamption. It has stood the test for many years, and is more generally used than ever. It contains all th-j lung. healing virtues of the pine tree combinad with Wfld Cherry Bark an 1 other pectoral remedies. It stimulate! the weakened bronchial organs, allays irri- tation and subdues inflammation, aoothet and heala the irritated parts, loosens the phlegm and mucous, an I aids nature to easily dislodge the morbid accumulations. Don't be humbugged into accepting an Don't be humbugged into accepting i in mi.- Lmi. I imitation of Dr. Norway Fine The measure also provides for the I Syrup.. It is put up in n, yellow wrapper, throe-pine the trade murVand issuance of.lho Panama Canal bonds to the amount of forty million dol- lars to reimburse the treasury for the original purchase of th't- canal aud re- enacts the provision for the issue of treasury certificates, the amount increaseil from one hundred' mil- lion dollars t0 two hundred and fifty million dollars. While there is no duty imposed upon colTee, tea is tax- ed eirtht cents when imported from the country where it is produced and nine cents when other than the pro- iroducinc: country. The internal revenue tax on ciear- these ajrrwnwnts, would therefore cul- minate immediately while tho Ferman njrreemeixk would remain in force for .six months, The time must inter- vene before tlie other would become effective, ranzc from three months to one year. A provision in the bill is___. to meet the contentious resulting the patent laws of Great Britain which requires that patentees must manufacture their articles within Great Britn in. This applies the same rules to patents taken out ia the country by aliens as applies to Americans in the country of the aliens Drawback privileges are obtained by the bill and the method of ventilation of articles on which tariff imposes an advalorum- duty is broadened for th purpose of preventing the practice under valuation. MEETING In intermit of the candidature of will be held in 25 cents. Mrs. J. Brewster, Grafton, N.S., winters ago I suffered se- verely with a very cold oud asthma. I was BO bad.1 could not get my breath, and very often thought I would choke. My husband became very much frightened, and got me a bottle of Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup and it gave me almost instant relief. I can recommend it to having the least kind of a zinc contained. The cariff on pig iron, is reduced from to per ottes is materially increased foo- principal Increases are made in the duties on lemons, cocoa and substitutes'.for'coffee, coal tar, dyes, tax on beer and whiskey is undisturb- ed. A cut of tfi'ty per cent, is made thb steel and lumber schedules.' Hides, tallow, 'cottonseed oil and i-orks of art. more than twenty years old are placed on the free'list. The arifl on boots and sh'oi-s is reduced o'rty per. cent, aud on other leather in proportion'. The. pot- ery schedule remains about the same] the bill. >ut the duties on window and plate contained vves and coated paper, and phic prints. As was "expected tariff bill is made on a maximum anti minimum basis with the provision that the max iraum rates are.not to ffo into effect until sixty days after the passage of Reciprocity provisions are in the assign- duties on bituminous coal and coke agricultural implements by which these articles are eriven entry qf the smaller sizes are increas- si. while the larger sizes are reduced, tariff on wool of first and second lass, used principally in clothings, is free when imported, 'from countries ot disturbed, but on wool of the which penttit the free importation of Hird class, known as carpet wool, is them. .The-provision'-of the bill is educed. ...On the 'cheaper'grades, .a similar to the Sew'York State law m ibv provision of a tax of five per cent, of all -imports valued at or over. In the case of direct inheritance the taxes prescribed are: On to one per cent. on to two per cent., and and made in the ___ waste, while wool tops are assessed six. cents per pound more than the duty on scoured wool which, is unchanged. The recom inundations for placiac.wood on the free list txnd reducing the. duties TWO GQOO MEN Of two of the Liberal candidates th Hoshier Times remarks: W. A. Buchanan, editor of the Leth bridge Herald, is. the Liberal cand date for the Lethbridge riding. If he is equipped to do as good wpr in the'legislature as he can do in th editorial harness he should be 'collar ed at once and the harness all buck! ed 011 tight. Johnie Vv'oolf is again the Libera candidate for Uardston. Johnie al ways 'did run a scared wolf with a "tiger" chasing him. i r Coal, Ice and iDRAYINGi Western Transfer Co. LONG-BEOS. Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral RH ONI E ea on print paper, lions was. made with certain restiric- j on those over three per by the .committee "of j cent. It is estimated" that A. J. McLEAN, the house incorporated in the MIL 000 annually will, -be from .'The duty on refined sugar is reduced this tax. .The maximum and mini- five one hundredths of a" cent a pound j mum provisions of the bill do awav iind on dextrine one half centt a i with the necessity of continuing the iDOund. A rftrtuction i's-also made in ,-fcreiffn trade agreements. The abbro i the duty qf starch with the exception.! cation of Is', provided for in a of potato "starch; Zinc in" ore is as- section which authorizes, the President sessed .one per cent per- pound for the 'to issue notices ofV the termination of TO THE PUBLIC f We liaye bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying oftitfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for I DRAYING i promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Caih on. delivery. J.S.Phillips ILPattesM Phone 70 Office in Nelson Gow's Store OLIVER'S HALL, MARCH 18 Speeches will be Given by G; Simmons, ex-M.P.P. and the Candidate Opposition Speakers Invitefl AT 8, RM. GOD SAVE THE: KING I THE INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR. LETHBRIDGE PISTRCT ELECTION DAY, MARCH 2 To the Hectors Of the City '0 THE ELECTOKS OF THE ELECTORAL" DIVISION LETHBRIDGE CITY. As a candidate seeking your.votes at this election, it is proper that you hould be well advised my opinion on in so iar as this pace will permit me to advance them. At the outset let me say that I do not propose to inflict you with a self- Wgritten introduction Many of you have known me in this city for the past eight years and are as fully acquainted' with my acts as 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. ;1.., I cannot believe that it is the honest opinion of any voter, that if elected as your representative, my actions would be other than unceasing in ad- vancing the interests of way as my ability would enable it to be done. H. My home is here, what resources I.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 alT Government measures either past or to come, because they happen to bs lathered by a Liberal It is not true. I believe I. am ae broad minded as the average man, and ai; legislation, .'will, have my support, or disapproval, according- as I believe it to be good or had business for the people whom'I represent; and this whether it is a Liberal or Conservative" Government that the affairs" of the Province. For example, tho word Railways, at the present time spells a great need of the Province af'large, and particularly of tlie city of Lethbridge. Let me say therefore that the present, or any Government, -wilT.get fcom- me to push to a rapid completion every foot of jected by'the Liberal Government. We must have of them; but I do believe that in granting such 'valuable thW legislation should be carefully considered before finally passed. As to -the present project of Railways lieve that the Government should.have demanded of these companies, ijr the interests of the people, a larger control of: the, proposed anif their operation; more particularly because. the VBpa'rd; of sioners for have no jurisdiction over Provincial Railways These railways 'will he :built upcta 'of ;tiie people 1'ofAlbjerta, and we "are 'assuming; the 'liability' of "their construction; and If had" lieen Assembly, I should ;have demanded protection for the 'Municipalities Alberta, so that no railway company could possibly hold up the 5 of municipality, by a demand-lor grants of eiemp- taxation, as the price for entering such municipality. You know, and I "know; that this "is thef policy of railway companies; taking 'large sums of money and getting large theprice of their entering a has- taken place in :this and every other Canadian .Province. A. I would.; have, vised every effort to eliminate from every railway charter, that the railway company any choice-as to whether it should, Or should' "into' such cities as' Lethbrfdge, becauVe I there sTipuld option, 'and legislation; to build into municipalities this and' wiftiout" being "allowed to bargain with us; for a price to do so. Further, .gentlemen, the railway 'legislation, is 'Act of this vince, -arid the election of or of a majority of ConWrvativesdih'tiiifl the 22nd.; will not this or any other point; arid will 'noi'fipr one mbment': impede or delay which "we hope 'to derive from the legislation now in You know, as I do, that the railway companies-wiirbuild other linM and will enter this city irrespective of: the w'ay 'in cast: yotir vote, and whether one candidate or the other, n'.w before you, is" elected; and tlie assertion that a vote for any but tho Government candidate would impede the city's' advancement, delay railway construction or" prevent the expenditure of public money :is 'as; unwarranvM and 'indefensible as it w insulting to the integrity of the members of the Government and your own intelligence. If the expenditure of money in the different constituencies depends upon the election of a Government candidate, 'why it come about that during the past three and a half years, large expenditures have been made in the District represented by Messrs. the two Opposition members in tb.e Legislature, while the City of Lethbridge" has yet to receive its first Government favor, although we have nevet elected an Opposition candidate' :from: this riding. r If. we are to be lashed by the whip of Government patronage for the exercise of our franchise, which we consider 'free, where was the necessity for increasing the membership of the Legislative Assembly from 25 to 41 members? If. it is bad. business to elect a Conservative, then the converse must be true, and it is good business to elect oniy Liberal in which case surely 25 Liberals can as well administer the affairs of our And to the representation, gentlemen, why does the Government, in the face of population and production, give to the South a representation of but 18 members, while the North gets 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 this city, of their promise made to me at the time of the De Veber-IVes election, that if I ever stood again they would vote for me. Thmi was the pledge many of you freely gave. I now ask you to redeem it, and I appeal to all voters to make this a clean election, devoid of all unfortunate and irrevelaut words and acts. I have every respect and warm perional feeling for each of the other candidates in the field, and I Mk for'them from my supporters, the same fair and gentlemanly treatment that I expect to receive at their hands. For my political if elected, I have before me lUtMrnanlike example of C. A. Magrath, your Federal member, which I will itrive to follow, and whether returned at the or not, I ihall be nadr and earnest ever to further the interesti of the City of and the at Youu I. rrw. ;