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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHBRIUOE; ALTA., IATURDAV, MAV 21, 1101 Just Arrived OAR OF We cau now supply your requirements for any size from 4 in. s in, to 50 in. x GO in. Wholesale and Retail WM. OLIVER'S PLANING MILL Office, Yards and Factory: Cor, ROUND and 8QMPU STREETS Telephone 15'd DEBATE ON THE ELECTION ACT ion an agent, representing .one of the political occupied the whole time for revision by his opening ad- dress to the judge.. On another occas- ion ft judge, appointed to sit at Beau- sejour adjourned his court to sit at Lac du iionnei, in ihe same regisiru- the prosecution by the Attorney-Gen- Hon. Robert Rogers wid 172 Were dis- era! More explicit l I machinery has jo be provided for the j separation of resueciive frunchist'd. The Hon. Kobert Kogers Lethbridge Markets Wheat- No. 1 Northern No. '2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 Northern...................... No. 1 Alberta Red No. 12 Alhorta Hod No. 3 Alberta Red No. 2 Oats per bus........ Barley per bus........ Flax per bus.......... Dressed Poultry- Turkeys..............per Ib.. Ducks ................per Ib.. Geese .................per Ib.. Chickens per Ib. Cattle on Steers per Ib. Cows................. per Ib. Live. per cwt Dressed per cwt. Live per cwt per cwt. Dairy per Ib. Creamery per Ib. Eggs per doz. Potatoes............... per cwt. Turnips per Ib....... Onions per Ib. Parsnips per Ib...... Carrots per Ottawa, May Liberals of Manitoba say to the Conservatives: We will not have lists? prepared by the partisan officials of your friends, the Conservative Government of the Pro- vince. The .Conservatives of Manitoba re- ply: We wiil not have the lists pre- pared by the partisan otticials of your friends, the Liberal Government of the Dominion. If lists prepared by the Province are used, the Liberals of Manitoba will be dissatisfied. If the lists pre- pared by the Dominion officials are used, the Conservatives of Manitoba will dissatisfied. The remedy for the situation, said Sir Wilfrid Laurii-r ,i.s to take the matter entirely out of the hands of eiiuei pui'iy, H.UU I'-i. the lists be whol- ly prepared by the judiciary. This the Government proposes to do, and we invite the Opposition to help us so to amend the Dominion Elections Bill as to enable us to satisfy botii pasties. W. J. Roche (Conservative member (for Marquette, What we object to is the singling out of Mani- toba for special treatment. You ac- cept the lists of Quebec, Ontario and other Provinces. Why not ours? Sir Wilfrid Laurier: Beeaus yours are prepared on an entirely different The basis of the Provincial lists in Ontario and Quebec are th lion district, to qualified voters enable to get a number of on the lists. He there registered 33 duly qualified electors; but. when the lists were taken to the Attorney General's office, those names were contemptuously torn out of the lists. It is true, their registration was illegal, according to the law of Manitoba, but it was oa'y in accord with natural justice that they should have boon allowed to remain on the lists. Should such a law be upheld, when it is within the power of the Dominion Government to prevent such injustices? I propose mi independent preparation of the lists in Manitoba, British Columbia, and the unorganized districts of On- tario and Quebec and that basis of independence which is to be founci in tiie municipal origin of the lists in organized districts of those Provinces and in Xova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island Alberta, and Saskatchewan, will then become eomon to the lists in Manito- ba and British Columbia. Apart from these considerations, the Government was obliged to bring in a bill to provide tiie machinery to distribute the voters on the Provin- cial lists among the Dominion con- stituencies. The boundaries of the Dominion constituencies cut through provincial polling divisions. The vot ers on Provincial lists for such divisions have to be carefully separ- deelured the voters into their'that in tiie whole division of siitiu'iirtieK; H.IK! tho'quytte Conservative rotors were polling stations huve to be so arrang- disfranchised. ed conform to the shape and Reply: The Cons rvative votea of the-constituencies and with an eye! polled in the Dominion election of to Die convenience of voters in out-of-; exc ed.-d the Conservative votes the-way places; and, there'polled ii the ProvincitI el ctions of READY FOR SERVICE las to be classification within the constituencies themselves, so that the lists shai conform to.the Domin- ion polling divisions. This work ne- cessitated the introduction of an elec- tion bill, in any ease; and l.he Gov- ernment, realizing that probably the 1903 by 439. The Hon. Robert. Rogers said Conservatives were disfranchised in Portage la Prairie; and even Conser- vatives who know anything about it, admit that the statement is not true. And so on with the remainder of hi? is now more popular with The reatou ia becnutt men tliun custom Provincial lists, prepared under air statements, concerning the act, manifestly defective, would not: "thin red line" scandals, be as complete as any fair-minded alleged man would desire, resolved to give the electors another chance to register under a law that would make good the deficiencies under the Provincial law. The Hon. Robert Minister of Public Works, Manitoba, declared that electors w and are subsequently revised by county court judges, each of whom has lil thi5 -V0ar aml he to demaml to the time and place of his sittings fixed for him and may not extend the appointed time, oven if the revis- ion not complete, and may not Lcach was discharged. change the place of sitting, even The Government has to face this though he may find it necessary to situation, said Sir Wilfrid Laurier. do .so. in order to enable qualified It will not be able to get respectable voters in distant parts of his district men to act as returning officers, if to get their names put on the lists.' there is a prospect that, alter the It has b L I n. I 1 Lit J 3 w of 1903, the total Conservative vote everything ,in his power to .ad- senior major and second in command near Granum for f He was polled was 199 and in the Dominion vance the interests of baseball. He'In the provincial election in 1903, he'looking over land in Hovrvilie with election of iyOi it 203, yet the is a member of the Oddfellows, For- was .an unsuccessful candidate .for.-the intention' of buying. Get the Habit Be Persistent in Your Advertising Why Pay for f Competitors' Advts. when they're better than your own Of course the bills are not sent to pays them. BUT, he pays them out of profits which should have been YOURS if your advertising had been better than his. A DAILY AD. IN THE HERALD WILL MAKE GOOD EVERY DAY You will continue to pay the other fellow's advertising bills, and in the same way for his automobiles, his new store-fixtures, his expansion in every you de- cide that you'll stop it, improve, and expand your advertis- ing. THE PACE YOURSELF Make Him Pay fop Yoor Mvertising! ;