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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TWU 4.V, I Daily Herald Printed bv Daily HeraW Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at ite office, Round St., Alberta, Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Oi- rtctor and Editor Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 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 i.50 Addresses changed as often as de. sired, but both new and old address must be given. ANNOUNCEMENT During the election campaign Mr. W. A. Buchanan not- be associat. ed with the editorial work oi the Her- ald, which will be conducted by other of the staff. UN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office In the world FOUNDED A.O. 1710 BI-CZNTKNAMY 1910 HONE OFFICE i LONDON. ENGLAND i Branch, San TuroBto, B. ML Blackburn. C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDGE, AGENT. quite confident that the electors did i aitides in the Lethbridg? News that not intend to put him in a position' spoil it all. The personal attacks or. to sacrifice the necessary time and Mr. Buchanan and the aspersions on effort to look after an important cor.-i the Liberal party in last nkrht's is- stituency. are without doubt ihv dirtiest and _______________ I ir.osi contemptible attacks ever made STAND BY THE GOVERNMENT ir" the local and it is doubtful Attorney-General i.- putting up A great fight in Edmonton on half of the 'Workmen's OmpensatLn Act. The Employers' Association me fie a dead set on hiu: for pass' h puy worse ever appeared ui the pro- vince in any paper outside of the one wHch is nameless in decent society The attacks in the articles which reflections x on Mr. Buchanan's this act but he has answered all their Sl cerit.v and honesty as the friend of ar-umerts and determined workingmen and on the Liberal the law shall stand. He has dar i Party in the conduct oi the CJIH- the employers to fight i BUCHANAN FOR THE WORKIN3-J MEN Tlie workingmen this city -i perfectly justified iu supj.orting A. Buchanan and making him candidate in this election. He i.-- rlv; avowed supporter oi the Rutherior I Government which ha? passed besi labor legislation tha' exists out w him and says that if Ahvy persist their attacks on thy interests of th employees, the Government will ter into competition with them :-m 1 j them by good. The working men through their leaders have pressed a desire to give the Act fair trial and he is determined that it iiave it. He is not averse to thirty-foot clause being amended favor of the workingmen but would j rather see the act tested form. In Calsarv the other evening paign were utterly uncalled for and s'anderous being absolutely devoid the semblance of. truth. The Herald regrets, the of the News also probably does, (hat the News has seen fit to come down to gutter politics. It has always trie to treat the News with the consid- eration and respect due as years an 1 apparent decrepitude and regrets that it is so far gone with dry rot that the- dirt is shaken out of it by the -'ighti CAR OF 1 r Royal Crown i; AND Golden West SOAP On Track The Bentley Co. Ltd.] ON Monday ELECTION DAY Vtttsiie end Retail PlOflS 35 IETHIIIBEE V.'o will b? located in our new stor in the Begin Block, between Ben I ley's and the Imperial Bank. W have just received a fine new stocl and with the increased accommoda tion will be able to present to th public a splendid display of the bei makes of Ladies', Children's, Men Fiue Shoes, and Workingmen's Shoe: Call and see us. Bargains whil removing. F. German The Between Sage's and Roy's its a quietly conducted electo- campaign. The old basswocd reft Mr. any province of Canada. The oppo i- Gushing was asked by a member oij of the that thij the audience if he concurred in the legislation is too radic-il ai-c! want i: thirty foot limitation of the Compen. sturdy young tree beside n has gro.wi made more to their "kinc but bill. "I replied Mr. so rapdly that it now quit, oversha I- rupt and incapable administrative body. A most notable example of this change is the Calgary Herald. Its position of uncompromising oppo. isition to the Government is well known to its readers, and to others A short, time ago t- e Government has refund to amend preferring to keep it .-is ;t is in workingipen's interest. In order gain further legislation I'.T themselv- es, thf workingmea must first in. dorse that already for the and thus give the Government th.. authority to pass other legislation that will still further improve e condition. If they iv'si'-tf the Go b "that a man injured Lv a fal' from any whether it i? 30 feet or 10 feet, should receive com- rjsnsation accordinj f the accident." The cabinet was io the a unit in placing act on the statute book? and are unit in keeping it there. They r that though the Act perfectly satisfactory to" ows it. Aiul whenever -my breeze feeling over anything political, cipal or civic comes nlonsr the ori! all by failing to "losses, it is a long step in the right Irws already on the statute bfloksr tl. j direction and should be tried until Government will not free to go circumstances adjust themselves so as TO warrant, further legislation. It will ultimately be acknowledged by the employers as in their interests as well as in the interests of the em- ahead with other legislation. The rjg- nature of the Lieutenant-Gov--'Or the bill -a law but the. final verdict rests with the people who are concexned. A law cannot be "i- iective if it has not rbe approval i-i! The workingmen of Lethbridge the people for whose benefit it w is'should stand-by the Government in passed. Therefore if the thrir efforts and strengthen their po- of this city and province want that legislation to hold and to be un- proved, it is up to them to endorse in the struggle with the em- j Payers by supporting Mr. Buchanan. who stands or falls with the Govern- what has already been t'cne. Mr. Buchanan has a claim upon j1El the support Of the worHngraan, not only because of the fact that he a candidate supporting the Butherfo-il Government but also because of the j personal interest he has shown in j ment's record and. policy in labor as matters. the glory it once possessed as y daily in Southern Alberta is no-.- shattered and hollow stub. The H'rald was throwing bouquets at the Government with exceeding gener- osity. Here is a sample flower: "Alberta has many reasons to V proud of her Government. The Ministers of the Crown have wow- ed hard to organize this new pr> vince on a sound basis. There was much to do, and much has inde '1' U.en done. The administration a province is a matter of ordinary business rather than of politics, j and the Government of Mr. Ruther- ford is worthy of on the way Alberta's business has so far been conducted The elections came on, the party stub groans and creaks of and disappointment.. And now j when the people of the city woii'J I clrtli. the main brancli of its neighbor with Parliamentary honor-; GRAM-A-PHONES Going at coat Must be cleared at once Now is your chance to buy A High-Class Talking Machiie the old stub shakes itself and sheds at load the poison of slarder, insin- uation and vituperation. The strong constitutions of the electorate of city ivill easily throw off the poiso-i and will carry out their intention electing Mr. Buchanan to a seat i thr Legislative Assemblv. The old iSews stub is badly shaken by th_ little two by four that was placed ?c- of its hollow trunk as a support to keep it from falling in ruins.. Po old News! R. I. P. RETRACT AND REPUDIATE The Lethbridge News, the organ of W C. Ive? and the local Conserva. in yesterday's issue save labormgman's behalf. He has nev-r Plication to two partic-ilarly ob- than a. friend of the laboiiugmau an-] of labor legislation. As publi and editor of the Herald he has al- ways stood for fair play and treatment of the workingmen. As s: articles '.i j honor of W. A. Buchanan and the Liberal party in this city. Both stories are proved false. The News knows they are false. Either one c-ould have been published yesterday. The News knew emripyer of labor, he has always bevil as this in hearty sympathy with his but for political ployees and has never at any stood in their way but Las, on the other hand, wielded an influence. When the. fret. attempt was made to form a Typographic'1 Union in the city, he freely gave hN support but the attempt wa's the other punting establishment that a retraction before the' election would spoil its game. The least it can do. however, is to retract its statements in its next issue. As far as the political effect i? concerned the.News' action has materiallv Mr. Buchanan, for the urnvarrant- ofthe city. When later, the unio ed are resented by all classes formed, his support wa.s as freeV! ref Jrdless of politics: Mr. ji.ves, however, has a meeting tonight, and it is up to him to accept iff repudiate the News as the organ :given. He has never tempt to make men work for anythi.ij li-wer than union wages and today evcrv man in the establishment supporting him. The falsehoods is up to the union standard of sknj ,10 his. cause, and it is lmi fl or the intended assistance. POOR OLD NEWS Today ?ees the close of the eleven ign except the polluur of ic city the compaign, until last has been remarkable for th- good feeling that'ha receives the standard scale of or better. Actions speak Jouder tha. i j words. Mr. Ives' loud avowals friendship to the workingman jiave j not been borne out by his action-, j He is not an employer of labor. But! when as an alderman of the city j .h had an opportunity to advocatr. if) not put into effect the he now professes to he anxions Al1 have workfid hard but' noa' for in the workingm-n's interest. the Personalities or argrr discu- 'failed to make good. He legislated in S1GILC so often niar con- the city Council for the benefit of been in evidenM... Of mud- but evidently forgot or! there had IjCne as can' deliberately neglected the xvorkin maates and heartily. co_ raen in the city's employ. The time he did anything for them when they raised a mar about union scale of wages beine require? j in the civic improvr-nf nt contracts. It was only the i brought force to brn.r ilinr he to u: up their cause. As for Mr. McXab, har not been an employer of'lcoor, and so the electors nro in a sition tn say what his pvi-ition be if he Avore ah Bv wnrll j and deed Mr. Buclunaji has a consistent anr' 'willing interest, thfc cause of the and 'or reason as well as for the fa -t j that. is supporting the RutheriV.lj Government which has sihown to be a workingman's Govenimeit, j he is entitled fo the henrty suppo-t of the working clnsf.es of this con. stHuency. SPEECH WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE Mr. Ives' failure to study up the Alberta statutes before undertaking to criticize the Government for its alleged failure to do the things they whip cracked, and the Herald and few others came into the line of in- consistent opposition and criticism. OUR POINT OF VIEW Help Buchanan boost Lethbridge. Rutherford, Rivers and Railways. Newspapers who live in glass houses should never throw stones. In order that he may know what did do, is an answer to his eharse I he is talking about, the Herald would against the Govenmient that they leg- islated too rapidly. Mr. Jves has evi- dently gone too rapidly., and has un- dertaken to speak authoritatively be- fore he knew whereof he spoke. The provisions of the Railway Act of Al- suggest to Mr. Ives that he read sec- tions 153, 154 and 206 o! the Albqcta Railway Act, 1907, as found in the Alberta Statutes, 1907. The News' roorback proved to be a b-m, 1907, are very plain as to the i boomerang, fair wage clause, the control of loca- tion and rates, and the compensa- tion for injuries received in construc- tion. If he looks up his statutes of Alberta, 1907, he will find that the interest? of the people have been y protected in every respect. A vote, for Buchanan is a vote of confidence in the Rutherford Govern- ment. Will Lethbridge vote itself into Op- position? Not- yet. Tlie editor of the News should ex- plain to the Typographical Union how he got his information as to what on in the union'meetings, which are supposed to be secret. Maybe it is another manufactured joke. Mr. Ives denies being the star per- on a section of either forget -r I former in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. wilfully disregard their former ex-j and says that the-City Council did passions of approval, and because i not approve of the contracts for the the Government happens to be a Lib- j local improvements tiTitil the fair Conservative wage-clause was inserted. He knows Conservative that the fair wage clause was not in- electors. are out against the Govern-iserted. in the specifications when ten- ment as though it, vas a most were called for. lit knows mat THE TORY WHIP All through the years that the Ruth. j-ford Government has been admin- istrating the affairs of the province, it has been receiving the hearty com- mendations of the press of the pro- vince and of citizens of all political gs. Now that the elections >te never of befo r 1 Berliner K.T., price now selling 1 Berliner J.T., price now selling 1 Victor IL, price now selling at 1 Berliner, G.T., price now selling at 1 Victor III., price now selling at Western Station- ery Co., Ltd. eral Government, the press and some few the clause was not considered by the contractors. He knows that when the workingmen found that the con tracts went to outside firms they eii quired as to the clause, and found i was uot in the approved contracts which had been awarded He knows that the signing of the formal' ments was delayed so as to arrange for the insertion, of the clause on the demands of the labor men. He too that the fair wage clause, even it was accepted, was but indiffer ontly observed. This is an example of Mr. Ives' complaint against Government of too rapid legislation with two little consideration. He answers his own arguments: his ac- tions debate against his words-; he is still acting the part assigned. It is estimated that there are a bil- lion and a half dollars of British capital already invested in Canada. Over two billion and a half is the amount invested in the United States British capital will, always find Can- adian resources a fruitful soiirc'e oi dividends and over here we.need the money to develop those resources. and activity on a high plane. )-ut as bolts from the blue came IT IS TO LAUGH Mr, Jvos in a few ifislits ngo questioned the wisdon; of inc'rftas- irig the number of reprt'S-entativi-'S in the Jjfgislatun1 snd maintained th'it iwonty-five could look niter the af- fairs of thf: province as a? for- ty-one. This position is on a par with th'; others ho has and is a cause to laugh. He has' evidf-ntly forgotten that Alberta has beer, going ahead during the last four years and that m man with other business to attend to could successfully under- take to look after the over increasing irterests of such large constituencies. In arguinff this way he evidently frit, Early Closing Cadaver calling unto Cadaver may result in a galvanic semblance to life BUT by request I intimate to the labour folks that I close my premises to suit THEM, and somewhat earlier than the other sta- tioners in the citv. THE pro mm Ladies' Home Journal is only a tiny part of my Saturday and Mon- day reading on to-day'g Magazine Countei Make a Fortune in Fruit to a Year Profit from only 10 acres I You have heard of the wonders of B. C. Fruit Lands. How would you like to own 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 fniite produce iu 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 growing an unusu- 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 unsurpassed, soil of exceed- ing depth and richness. THE LAND OF PERFECT FRUIT i No insect fruits pests, good market, good transportation, good climate and good water with roads to every 10 acre tract with an inexhaustible mar- ket at your door. THE ACREAGE IS LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY A card brings free literature. The land is being sold rapidly. Hundreds of inquiries are being, received, and fortune awaits the man who buys now. FOR. SALE 6 good work mares I Studebaktr wagon with grain Unit, ntarly 1 single buggy with pole 2 sets double harness I set driving names Must be sold. TERMS Apply for Particulars Sale Wood St. LETHBRIDGE STIRLING AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE R. A. Davis Stirling Alta. PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. 8. GALBRAITH-rhyuician. Surgeon. Accoucher. 9 a.m., 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Bed- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANE Street. a.m.. 2.3. 7-S. DR. A. McNALLY-Office and Stafford Block. Office 12, 1.3. 7-8.30. Phone night und 377. DR. J. E. Surgeon, Accoucher, Block. 9 11 to i. 3 io 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., C.M.-Speciai- ist, Eye, Ear. Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Altm. Office Hours-9.30-12 a.m.. 3-5 p-m 7.8 p.m. Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for COAL etc. AT- PBOMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 Don't Throw Away Good garments because soiled, stained or faded. Have them made to look like new at the CITY DYE WORKS Telephone 353 DR. 0. J. COURT Graduate of Northwestern Universi- ty, Chicago, 111. Office 1-5- Booms 11 and 12, Macdonald Block. UNDERTAKING ADDISON SON-Leadiug Under- fid Embalmew. f he oldett established business in the city o and reaideni 321 Crabb St. Parlor, open dor and night. '0- DI- RECTOR AND EMBALMER-Car- nages and equipment new and ap to date. Parlors opposite fire half. Open day and night. Phone 369. P. 0. Box 493. MUSIC MADAM "pf- aniste, organ and voice produc- tion- Visits or receives preparatory or advaaced. for exams. Howard House. Street. R. Cooper, con- cert baritone. At liberty for con- certs, At Homes, etc. For terms apply, Lethbridge, Alta. MR. ALBERT of Dr. Briggs. M.A., Song Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Hancock, Esq., F.R.C.O., L.R.A.M.. Organ and Theory. Voice culture. pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song singing; for con- certs, banquetg, recitals, etc. Teroit on application. Box 690, Leth- bridge, Alta. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for- Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD 8. C LETHBRIDGE '.OUlat NO. SB C. B. P. E. on the second and fourth Tues y of each month at 8.15 p.m. A. SHARMAN, M. B. B. Secretary LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293, Sons of England Benefit Society Meets in the Oddfedllows' Hall very first and third Wednesday 11 the month at 8 p.m. For full articulars apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. W, President. Sec., Box 57. litfcbrttfiferiHi. Mdets 1st and 3rd M o n d ays in K of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting retliren are cordially invited. ASHCROFT, W.P. ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LETHBRIDGE M. FREEMAN, Qtni. Aftnt. ALBERTA 4-ly GUS NEIDIG, W.S. A.F. A.M., O.R.A. Lethbridge Lodge Regular meeting night, the Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will al, ways ft hearty welcome. A. C. Mower, W.lt. G. V. Btorker. P. 0. Box BIT. JOHANNES H. MACMILLIAN-Pu- pil of Henri Verbruggen, of Borce. Italy; Carl Simins, of Berlin, Ger- many. High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open for recitals, bou- quets, concerts, etc. For ap- ply cjo Royal Collieries, Lethbridge. LEGAL L. M. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Onion Bank, Lethbridge. W. C. Barris- ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. CONYBEARE F. P, Conybeare, K.C., D.C.L.; B. Morton Jones, B.C.L. Barristers, solicitors, etc. Offices: Conybeare Block. Lethbridge, Alberta. SURVEYING HAMILTON and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney Block. F. B. Room I. Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpath Street, Lethbridge Alta. W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireprqof- ing, sanitation, heating and ventila- tion. Ernest E. Carver, M.B.A.A.. M.R.A., A.A.I.C., Etc., Manager Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block. and build- er. Estimates cheerfully given. Re- pairs and alterations executed at the shortest notice. Box 730, Leth- bridge, Alta. FRED. ROONEY AND W. H. HOLT and builders. Esti. mates furnished free. Repairs and alterations promptly attended to. All work :guaranteed. Box 98, Leth- bridge. R. E. engineer and contractor. Lighting and pow- er installations. Flans and specifi- cations. Office McKeown's Hard ware. Phone 302. FOR BEST to Wil- liam Watts, builder and contractor, London Road. 15 years experience. Estimates free. 68-26 PEACE METAL WEATHER STRIP will last a lifetime. Saves storm sash. excludes drafts, dust and smoke. R. J. Thompson, P. 0. Box 642. 72-26 STENOGRAPHY I. EAKIN, PUBLIC STENOO Office, i-oom 11, South- arc Blocb. Telephone 350. Modern Woodmen of America Lethbridge Camp No. 13669. Meets in the Oddfellows Hall erery econd and fourthf Wednesday of the month. Visiting will wave receive a hearty welcome. Cjimn- illor, G. W. Wbitinf; Banker. W, A. Dickion; Clark. N. ;