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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESBAV, MAY 9, 1017 THH LETHBRIDGE DAIT.T HERALD PAGE SIX Fi S. LEFFINGWELL, M. P, P. Of Wlrrer. by the Lib- erals of that Riding. HON. A, J, MCLEAN. Provincial Secretary, by Tater Riding Liberals. Leffingwell Unanimous Choice of Warner Liberals (Bv a Stalf Reporter.) Warner" Mar Liberals are a solid tody behind K. S. Let- finswell. M. P. P.. fcr his return to The provincial legislature at the next election. At tio Liberal convention, hold here last he was the un- aniraODs choice. No other nnme'vas put In nomination, and enthusiasts ran high when cominaticns cloted an acclamation choice (or the Pilling member Eierr roll In the Urge riding but one Fas rvpresenied at the conven- tion were 65 accredited dele- in many cases the alter- nates were also present, so tint the -was crowded with en- thusiistic supporters, Hon. C. R. iliicbell, provincial Lrttsurer was jjreseBl and a .stirring ad- dresF, the keynote Q! whlett was that ihe present government will appeal la electors on the merits of Lheir administration of the past four rears End OB the strength ol the progressive IctisIaUoT] "which has been placed on the statute hooks. There will be DO femhlance el any attempt to stam- pede the electors with any promises other Uian that the if re- lumed, 'will continue along the same progressive l.nea that have marked it as-a progressive administration In the past. Thtre will be no activity in promoting pnblic -works for the reason thet the in its InUallOD to conserve Us pres- ent borrowing powers lor the purpose of being ia a position to prosecute an active campaign of public works al .the conclusion o't the war, thus providing much necessary labor at the ttma or reconstruction on the re- turn of Alberta's soldiers. The convention was ably bandied by H- E1- Smith, a prominent farmer of the district with D. M. Ramsay act- Ins as convention secretary. While unil com- mittees under Ctalnnan J. G. Rob- erUon or Foremost and Cbis. Egan of Warner res peel iveijr were basj, speeches were delivered by llessrs. Paui Madge, Donahoe, Gradj, Home, Berg and Mrs. Dooahoe and Mrs. Wiieht, the two accredited Jady dele- gates to the conrentlon, A district Liberal association TTBS also organU- Cbas- Egan of Warner, president, Donahoe o[ Foremost, vice-pres- ident aud Mr. Morton or Warner, sec- retary. The executive committee be composed of the chairmen of the Tarious commit lees r-prctentlng each poll. D. SI, Ramaay, of Warner, tod the honor of placing the name ol F. S. Jjcffiogirell1 In nomination. He de- clared that there was no desire for a change, that toe sitting member had worfeed early and late, not onj? in the Interests ol Warner constit- uency but or the" wtole.'proTinc'e, as Etteslcd by Tact that at the issl session he was chairman o[ the most important committee of the leelsla- lure, the agricultural committee, which had been responsible for ebap- lug up so niL-ch valuable legislation iiii aid o( the asricnllcrsl Interests oj Ibe province. The raotloa' was sec- onded In a dozen through the ball, and the motion to close the nom- inatloos, moved by Jlr. McTaegart, was' linmediatelj' passed by a. solid .vote of the convendaii, lea ring onlj- (lie name ot the Billing member be- fore the meeting, whereupon the chairman declared him the noanlmoas 'choice amid rounds of appUose. Mr. LeffEngwell SpeaVa. In hla addresa accepting the rjomln- atloDj Mr. gave an account Of his stewardship of the past four years. When Warner wag a new coniUlucncy and there was much ahead. He hafln't gone to the legislature to spend his time In mak- ing speeches throughout the country. He didn't go .there V.ih idea of iho legislature. He rreal to learn how best to advance the Joicrests ol tbe province and of those whom he was elected to repre- sent. And after four years, ht de- clared he was not tt> come tsck the people and ask for re- election on Ihe merits of he had accomplished, and as a supporter of the Slfton administration which dur- ing the life oi tbe present legislature had placed on the statute book's leg- islation equalled by no oilier prov- ince In tbe Dominion. This applies especially IQ the fanners' legislation, and he thojieht this an encauraEing fact for the farmers o[ the province are responsible for a very large per- centage of the wealth produced an- nually within the province. The fann- ers are the mainstays of Alberts and he fras glad lo be able to class him- Eelt as among the farmer members of thP-Jegislaiure. Reviews Legislation. Mr. Leflinewell then reviewed veir briefly the various bills passed by the' Slfton government calculated to In- ED tte production ot the farmers and "aid Item in Ihe-lr work of devel- oping the province. All the way from Ihe Farniire' Elevator hill which had Ibe effect of preventing a mon- opoly ol elc-vator interests lo ihe Farm Loan Act and the Cow Dill of the the legislation was alto designed to make the lot of the fanner an easier one. Much ot tbe legislation placed on the books was suggeited by the fanners themselves through U, F. A.; showing that the sovtrnmenb ie ia close louch and with tbat will lend to build 01P the Bgr'culturaT JQterests of the provloce. As for public -works la the Warcer constituency he believ- ed.the who elected him irere well sotlEfied 'with, the 150 miles of continuous trunk roids which had been bnilt, with the telephone exten- sions, and with the bridges ivhTcfa had been provided. As for railways, some thought they had probably not receiv- ed (he consideration in the south they should bnt as compared with tbe north. Southern Alberta Is well Eiied for railways anii if the farmers keep on prodccios crupi as Ihp.y hare In the past few years, St will soon be impossible to keep the railways out. declared-Mr. Lefflngwell In closing, "Is only for those who ace willing to accept it. i am not one of those, and I beilere tbat with the support of the members of this con- vention I Vlll have the pleasure of for another four years cnder tbe premiership of Hon. A. U SIflon." Hon.. Mr. Mitchell, A_ great oTfitlon was accorded Mr; the conclusion of his address, and also to Hon. C. R. Mit- chell when be arose lo adiresa the meeting. The speaker expressed his delight at the choice of the conven- tion. He iaii that Mr, LefiiDgwell was one of Uic hardest working mem-' ben ot the leglelatnre. ]n all the four yeETB be had been a member, he dtd not believe Mr, Leffingwell had missed a single sitting, and had ?RDWO hlniEelf enE-rgEtlc straight- (orward and honeat In all hie efforts lo advance the interests of the proT- Ince ana those whom he represented Mr. Mitchell also referred to the pleasure given Ihe of Canada at Ihe entry of the United States Into the war. and he thought H most fil- ling thai the Warner consUtuency, Ijlng as'll does along the Internat- iona] boundary should have a mem- ber who was a nallre of the United Stales and who baa made such a. euccesa of his efforts In Canada, both In a material woj and also In helping j make Alberta a better place lo Hvo ID. Development, lion. Mr. Mitchell then on to the "history of the dilmiuhi >n of iho Lib era la In the since .Mberla xraa formed in It those VI yeara of Liberal rulo development has tilcfl pli wltliltt tbe province, and tbal Jisv opiueat. taufi be credited (Q a large- t'lttiQl to the guldiug hand of ilus government at h'dmuntco. Tht> legis- lation has been In their beat and the sdininUlratlou has Veen Conducted Jn a fair end honest mau- orr. Auii In all those years ihe cp- posillou has never unce brought a chsrse against the aUuiiulslniiou (or vt filch llit'v couM prove any fiunJa- liou. At ihe last session. wMch fce- ins the last of the present Icslsla- luro, the apYositi6n tjil hoped ii> mike sume charges which wa'ilii Iwlp them to win. tho electiou. ThVy niaJe every effort to show Uishom'siy ou the the aJmlcIstrAtioti. They made charges that ilio soveriuucni had col accounted (or JSOO.OOO on the sale of sis mUllon dollars' worth of bauds oi the C. X. R- claiming ihal they haj been gold at 31 Sr whereas they had really been sold nt S93i- When proven 10 Ihe utmost satfjfac- tlon of the people of tho province, the opposition however, did not with- draw the charges. They did not iorizf: for matins charges based rn the nroDg facts. They left the charges standing Ed the hopo that some o! ihe mud would nick aaJ win them sonic Tliai Is not honest criticism, H U petty party "You kcow. and I know" de- clared the speaker, "that ses- sion closed irllhout a single Serious piece of evidence against the govern- ment, and ire are going to iho public of Ibe province aafclne for a renewal of confidence oa (Ue merits of our case." Hon. ilr. MitcheU then proceeded to cover the various legislation which had been placed on Ihe stat- utes to P.GCO the on a higher plane In Ihelt efforts to develop the province, acd also to give Ihe women of ihe province their In re- vipg the women's reflation of tnc past sesEfon, Air. Mitchell said the government was merely pointing out to the women voters the kind of legislation they could be responsible for wbcn Uiey vrccc represented by women on the floor of the house. cfc he hoped would be soon. He also referred to the educational ad- vancement of the province, and pointed to the "Warner consolidated school, the first its -kind ID tue province, as an evidence of Ihe growth o[ the educational interests. To Mr. CinjjTvell the speaker gave much of the credit for tie school al Oltawa, Mar covsprlnl sit- uation !u OnnJt u 10 M fully Inves- tigated. Commissioner It. A. Prlnele opened (he preliminary siUInc here today at ubkh a general questiounalre XTM drafted for suL-mkslou to (he covering tvsls, able material, etc., and dat- Ins back to 19H. .viewers must be In by May SI, any rofuslng to Biro the dealntf witl be fiubpcenaed. Copies of prosycctusce aud statements ot corni'nims as 10 pro- must also be produced with par- ticular attention to of the UnniptoQ Pulp and Paper company and Itc AbiiiM Pulp and Paper com- pany. Some hi formal !ou aleo to sought Irani publishers as lo their pa- per supplies. rriugle sleted that tha people must have news and he (ell Ibat -cniment would toe to II ibat Ihe ltbera were not deprived of paper. Xew York. May a special tribute lo Marshal Joffre during Ula fonhccnilng visit lo thJs country the Xew Yort conimlttee ol iho fatherless children of France announced. last night iliat it had begun a campaign to "adopt the orphans.of iha The committee is cow contributing toward the support of thousands of French hoys and girls in ihe homea that their fathers died for. it waa said, but there ore approximately others "awaiting succor and many of whom "arc the chil- dren of soldiers in Marshal Joffrc'a own. command." The New York committee has sent lo France ivilhln the lasl fourteen months, 11 was announced. Vancouver, Mar Robert Mackenzie, brother of tie- president nf thD Canadian Xorlhern Railway. returned to Ibe city last eveaiug from Ed mo a Ion and will tomorrow ce the chief witness before Justice Gregory, when the Co-riier-Macdcnald inquiry fs resumed. J. S. Cowper. a member of the leg-, hlatnre, has charged !Tiat Dr. Mac- kenzie, on behalf of tas G. N. R- paid to Hen. M, A. Macdonald by way of personal campaign, funds at the last election In September. One of the witnesses to be called (s JohniHart, a member for Victoria, and treasurer of the Liberal associa- tion of toe province in the Septem- ber campaign. He will be" asked whether any of the alleged re-ached him for campaign purposes. Will "Forte Them U> Tell. Premier Brewster has already stal- ed thai he proposes to matte It diffi- cult for DjKrejr Tale and other offic- ials of the Pacific Great Eastern to return after the house without ilrins evidence. It is rumored that the. -premier Intends to appoint a royal commission to examine all cam- paign fund charges and to remain In session indeHnllelr, so that K Mr, Tats and General Stewart return to- morrow or Lhe year after nejtt the first thing they gct 'step off the train 13 a eubpoena lo appear and tell what they know re- Earding alleged orer- expenditures and campaign glfls. IL Is understood thai the government has been advis- ed by its lawyers that it has a good action at law for the recovery of the five million dolfera In profits which the auditors figure were made hj- Pat Welch in the contracts for con- struction ot the Pacific Great East- ern. The qnestioDS of the "future pol- icy the railway and how H to be completed have not yet been settled by the government. Interest charges now run to a million dollars a year. It will take Lo finish the road which cannot be done until after the war because neither labor nor eleel are now available. Davis' "PROMOTER" Cigars possess three qualities? 1. Size, most generous, cost considered. 2. Quality, extraordinarily good; mild, mellow. 3. Condition, prime. Sold by all good tobacconists at 3-for-25c. (In 3 HUGE PETITION. inulueg. are. now names attached to ibVpetitions calliug uiwn K. J. to raslgn from tbe provincial legistature be- cause of bis KitUude on ualloual Istratloc. AH pclltlous are in, auil will ho to Mr. Diion Iho Thtro U no marhmcry lint oao to set lu motion la reord to tue for u CD rectll iiw ID force. Winnipeg, May Ottawa cor- ro-'ronrtfnt of the Winnipeg Telegram says totls-y: request hay conte to the Canadian government from Drltala and. France for more railway trackage. Ail- otber 300 miles has been cabled tot and the Canadlau goveruoieut has agreed to (urnlah it. "The mstter has been submitted to Sir Henry Urarlon and it Is under- oil that ho haa ordered the dis- mantling of 300 miles ot the Grand Trunk Pacific west ot Edmonton, whera parallels ihe Canadian Nor- thern to provide tho trackage. The de- mand for now railway mileage on Iho wcsflrout Is very srcute. Canada lias 12.001) men building railways in France, "It Is understood that In addition lo asking Canada to furnish trackage, the Uufted States bus received a slm- Uar requesl." STRIKERS COMPROMISE Winnipeg, May mill- wrighta and loolmakers of a large -chop in TranEcona have agreed to sciciit 50 on hour for the lalter and 55 couts an hour for the former. They at iirsl demanricfl G5 and 53 cents an hour respectively. THE COW BILL" The Llvo Slock Encouragement' Act, which was passed at tho recent ses-. sign of the AlberU Legislature, com- rnonlr known aa "Tfae Cow Is now In operation, and applications ve belnir rerelred at lio Department ol Agrtcaiture for loana uurter this Act. Tfce Act prorldea ttal any five or more farmers may avail eelvea o[ ILs provision; by Joining lo- Eether for that parpose. These men i may borrow up each. The money Is loaned. for a period of five years al 5 per.cent. fntcrccL The farmer receives lie full (500 ud c has noLhins to pay but 130 InUreat nee a year until tie end oi Eire years. The only tipenES la coimrcllcn jfith Ihe loan Is the tet of fl for orrowed. There Is no j a oonnectlon wlln chattel ajortgagM r tie of Che aame, Ute. Lire Stock Comtnliiloaer in tfce De-1 iirtmeol ol Agriculture holdi tbe cat- Is la EecurUy for the loan by awni f K foremmect brand. A' certain, cnounl of aupervtilon made over' he purchase of lha citile, or nther, the farmer Is g.-ren whatever a a slit- nee he may require Jn the purchue if his cows. The money must be used txclulively In ihe parcaase Oi ?rrxs or cicepL In case number of members of an assocIaUon wigh to pur- base a pure-bred ball lo be'ustd by liem. as an'sssoclalloo, and then 10 per cent, of their money may be used or that purpose. The purchaser of Ifvc slock under his Act mnsi retain Ihe progeny of he cows or heffers so purchased until he note Is paid, that ho can tell Ihe Bleera when they are two years old and the proceeds In con- aectlon with his farming buslncsi. NODC of Lhe ordinal cows or heifers, or cowa or heifers hrcfl from them, can be sold without Ibe.written con- ecnt of lie UTO Slack Commlesloner, ThUi consent, ot coune, will be glTen n ctfie a farmer should require to sell any ot them on account of Ihelr belnt or for any other reftBtm, lioae sold ffltt other cows or heifers. In thla WAT Ibe live stock nans will prectTcally bo well ed after the first crop of calrei hae jecn raised, BO that there will be a comparatlTely small amoant of risk either for (he QoTernment or for any individual member of an association, In order to avail ihsmaslrea of Ihle loan, five farmers are fttked to Join togetber, Joint and lateral notes for .the monsy, so that In case of any man wilfully neglecting Ills stock there will ho some fntereiiUd perann Jn Ifae ahap- of another mem- ber 6f the eyndlcate to notify Ihe Uvft Stock and he, under Ihe of thli Act, caa Uke charge of Ihe itott 90 and see tnat the other mcmoarB of the syn- dicate at wait aa the Govcrflraeot protected agalntl loie. Provlelon la also made In Ine Act for the UTO Stoch CommfaBloner to prn ceed aealnat the onfl man who so ne- ill Ms stock and compel him to pay nnrtltTCr Io33 tbero Ii wlOiyil Involr- Ing ths olher merahtrs of the synSl- cute 5n A le.w-a.ilf. Ibe hc-lnj to worir KA atmply ae poaslbte, a eye- lem by which mtn money at low rate of for tbe puf- chain of live Block, and eUll hhre rri- jonable protcclfnn for o( Ihe Prorfnce of Alb eft ft, vrhlch guar- anteeo Ihwe loans, and thus mftlftr ten? rertucta Ihe rale of Intereik, number of appHcJitEanfl have btcn received from nsFpfifallonn, the Live Stnck CornmlBsloner fa now prepprcfl to lahn the rnatlftr or with any farm CM who are fnlcroaled In the Act: TVrltc the neparlmflnl': of Agriculture, KdmnntOA. for informa- CJiOCOLATES is full of delicious surprises. DorftGoBy- Don't Keep That Corn Evety drag (tore that you put tttue-jay waiting (or you. Stew md get it, it end of com. Pass it by, and tbe com will You toow tint from experience. Blue-jay does nxjre thin erl a corn. It pnmm that are neediest. Apply it, and the corn pain Lemre it od two dayfl, and the whole com disappecn. Only stubborn corns need a aecond application. Prove that once, and corn troubles aid forever. You wil> never again perrn-t them. To millions of of are a pest of the past. what they it. See what a Blue-jay don. Learn why so many millions are now each year. Lay aside the old-time methods. modern way tonight, You will wish that you had started years ago. George. McConi'.ell. who twirled tar i season lor Kansas City In the Amerl- Chleago last ycai, will perform this' can -Baseball Association. MAN CURED. Dr. Casstll's Tablets Hlr From Ncrvouc Breakdown. Of Tl A.CI. Stock C. Inman, 330. Street, Sturgeon Creek, Winnipeg, tor many yearn a well known man In Iho business life of Canada, sHys: "1 lerrlbly ruo down and wealt. f haO co appetite, and I If, 1 forced cat. My ncrves'Tvero-Jn a way, end my sleep Tery illaturo id. Everything pointed to a nervous breakdown. Then f got Dr. CjssjeH's Tablets. Tlio first reaull was that 1 could llacn, and tbcn ray health ran improved. It was really astonish ing how my strength and fitness camo back." Mr, Inman Is now In KnglancI, raan aging the well known firm of A. w Inman anil .'ion, Printers and Publish JUeds. I.ctlKS will reach him Uere. A free lample of Dr. Cassell't Tab lets will be tent to you on receipt o1 5 ccnls for malllne and packing, Ad- dress: Harold F. nilchl! 4 Co., Lid, 10 HcCauI Street, Toronto. Dr. Tahltls arc tho surcB home remedy for Dyspupila, KMne; Troalilf, Siteplcssneas, Anaemi Nervous Ailments, N'crvo I'araiysl Palplullcii nn'l .WcsknSus In Child ren. HiJeclally Talnablo for nursing uolliers anil during thorcritical per tods of life. Sold by druggists and Blorckecpsra throughout Canada prlcfcs: One lube, 60 cents; sit tube for Iho price o! five. o( Iralto iiona said to contain hypopbo.iphitos The composlllon of Or. Coucll'a Tsb Ida Is only (o tho proprlclorn and no Imltajlonj can ever bo the Fvoprleto.'i: Or. Costll't Co 1' AUCTION SALE AT 615 ELKVENTH STREET. SOUTH On THURSDAY NEXT, MAY 10 AT Z P.M. SHARP Ii -.favored with (nstructloni fromMlie who leaving the city to tell by public- auction ori thB premises' U above an p astemblage of very wperior; Household i Fuhiiture- ami Effects fncludlng; Verj [ino 5-plece Parlor Suite In solid miioeauy, upholstered la heavy Bilk tapctlry and comprising settee and lour easr chairs; UPRIGHT GRAND PIANOFORTE' In dark rose- wood cise liy. Ihe Hcgal Plino Player Co., tit New Yort; very handsome AnninsLcr carpet square, lOiS; eolU oak morrli solid oak rocker; quarter cut ook round extending dlntng table; quarter cut oak buffet to match; oak leather leattd cbalrs; solid oak dressers; two very line 4 foot brass beds, latin ftnlsh with mclai sprfngB, [elt mattresses; rentier bed and bolster; 5-drawer cblffonler; 6-bole "Stewart" Range with liot water Jrroot. and connections; 4-nolc gus cooking range In new condition: refrigerator, -while enamel lined; bedroom carpet square, feet; 6-day clock; dlsbei; larea. and small Klrrqra; carpel ewcerer; femtly scales; and n Quantity ot kltcheA lUDdrles, --A Prompt Atlendonce Heipectrully nequelttd. TERMS CASH ON VIEW MORNING .AUCTIONEER'S PHONES: OFFICE 770j REO. Will YOU np a little cake that a hungry Belgian child may have bread Their Ii 1 n freely u can to tto BELGIAN RELIEF FORD W. A. BUCHANAN, M.P, Belgian Rellrf Lethttrldge, to DEteiAN mun' sf. PCTF.R srmerr. ;