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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDOE DAILY HltBALD Saturday, May 25th, 1912 LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD 1M7 PvMtohM' ky TIM LU., Uwful ivtnlfif it III to build branch lines He would abolish the demonatra ion farms and reverse, the policy o hieh schools tar farm lie trunk road or undertake a gen-eral policy goot roads- as .outlined by-..the: Liberals. In brief act ot the Liberal partj uould be reversed and the pro vince left to get along a's well as il could with the aid of one railway 31 r. Parrieb, the Micheher ct date in CartJston, has devoted some time to aca-demic Te-tRrences to loans io settlers lie doesn't explain, nho would where money.would-come from, how-the 1 fund v, ould be 'administered, tho na itnre of the security >to be given, nor the general bnsineBS suheruc iinohed in his >nropooal }t Mr, Parrlsh'is rightly onl> settlers struggling on the Hind would be classed as settlers. The merchant, the mechanic, the laboring and one others who go to make up the settlement of the would not be included- The Herald -verj "much If the; new farmer wants to be mixed up party leaders in .his financial jtratisactions, and if-he were he would something more, definite in the wa1} ot A scheme than tbat outlined -Parrish. The Herald is not given to bluffing and hesitates to make a challenge; -hut .we would like to .venture the statement that neither Jfr-i Miclvener, Mr. Parrish or Dr. f Stewart tho fust Uea or what involved in1 the to beyond an academic'concep- tidn, having heard that some such scheme is in vogue In New Zealand. The only other suggestion of a pol- of la the continuous .talk nboiit'- the natural -which Mr. Harden has promised the west- ern provinces, and the- Question jg consequently not an issue. harping upon this subject is for the purpose trying to create the impression that Mr. Bordoir' is nof-a 'irmh of .his word, and will not keep jhlg unless he cari do It to the advantage of the Conseiva tlve purty soisnmly promised the people that if were returned io power 'heJ-would give the provinces of Manitoba, Sas- kalchewdn and Alberta their natural resources. He-said at Brandon .ou1 June 20, 1911: "In 1903, in 1305, in 1907, and again In 1910, we have'stood for the right, of the VVestern provinces to control their public domain. The Con- servative party supports that platform and will enforcc.lt first oppor- tunity." There is uolhing .iai that statement to-causcyauy one to infer that be meant that onh- Torv governments would benefit policy and vet that is the impression Mr. Parrish is trylng.to leave with the electors. The campaign Waged on 'this issue does not reflect credit ou Mr. Parrish -and leaves him open to suspicion of being more' interested in the Conservative party than in the welfare of the pro- Martin Woolf will come out of Sght with at hundred ma- jority, and it may run up to four will be Martin Woolf doesn't mix his 'fig- eligible for appointment to tthe post urcs.or his Jagts, but Purrish and his of customs collector at Cardston, which is being kent for him bj the joung gentleman The applicants for tne job are iout. Watch the %dme work Some of the railway maps used by the opposition iu this campaign would lead to the belief that tho designers ere empJoj ed previouslj as Atha basca Lanams supdivision 'landscape artists. friends ccrtaJh'ly do. The Conservatives are whistling to up courage. They prediut> If some kind Conservative frfend would please enunciate one opposition issue some, general interest 'the dear old. public be delighted. a victory in Claresholm in face of the fact tbat at least one Conservative 'organization in tbe riding is support- ing Mr. JtlcKenzIe and that at other points, even tho presence of the .Con- servative leader, Mr. Michener, Geo. Hoadley MJP.P.. T. "M. Tweedie Dr., Blow, YV..G. Hunt and Dr. McMU-, the candidate could only draw a crowd 'of one person. Dr. hasn't a chance in Claresholm, and his friends know it. Acorn to oak watch the Liberal majorities roll -up1 when the ballots are counted, on Monday evening Liberalism has its basic foundation on government by the masses. The lebelhon ot '17 settled that Let the railway map and gone around the country misleading the people about Robt. Patterson M.P.P. objected .at a Cardston meeting to the ment'a railway policy being made the handmaiden of polities. re buke to his friend Dr. Stewart .M.p; P. The -genial but unreliable member for Lethbridge City, would have been run dry long-ago if he hadn't had his Turning to .Claresholm, Dr. lan is found lajmg the emphasis on direct legislation Jn the past ses Legislature a resolution was passed unanimousli endorsing the" principle-of direct legislation sd that both parties are committed to ,t, although it is extremely doubtful if the leaders in either party have as yet thoroughly conside-ed the ques :ion or .thought out q plan (of how it bA annlted under the conatitu tion which applies in Canada, and vastly, different I from tbat which "obtains vfh the "'Stales of- the where, members of he government are! directly reapon sible to the n-eople and. not to tbe majority In the popular'chamber as in his.count-rj'; There is no doubt that the principle oE direct legislation .has much m it 0 commend to the judgment of he.people, but.there.will have to be considerable tinkering of the ution und'of the British North.Amer- ca Act before the recall and initia- ive-referendum could successfully worked in this country.: No doubt1 hese-changes will all come in time, nit it will be after the people under itand them and are ready for the ibanges It is foolish to quote Ore ion., in Alberta, because the constltu- ion'of ;.0regon 'is no more like Al- ierta'8 than chalk is like chceae, and electors of Aibena. remember 'that oh 5 Ion day. The Clark railway -policy for prpyiucial railway policy; the Mani- toba, telephone telephone administration these' are two of the planks of the Michener partr platform Do they look good to the people o-f this province? Now, all together: "Not on your the governraeilt's railway policy. Why 'didn't the Conservatives put Jas.VP. LoW-'on the ston end'of the riding where he is known? Echo- answers The Conservatives sent Jas. P. Low into a part of the Cardston constitu- ency where he wasn't known. He will be known, from A to before the polling takes place. Charlie Stewart of Killam is, as the Scotchman, would gay, "a man o' pairts." He was the people's uhari- The ConsenatHes are sayinp all imous cnoice two. years ago, and sorts of imiisa about C Crvia Lut Hugh Blair will be a luckj one if h goes "with tho land and land can bo had of Hie country where failures arg (unhoard of. This section can ;bo had at summer fallow. Fair build-lings, close to town and school; a splendid buy ut ?3Q.OO per terms. ?25.00 per easy acre on reasonable sues with land. Freemdtt MaciLeod Co. Dominion Block Phonte 1212 THE URIT1ES COMPANY i s Real Estate and Investments 1 i ,j v v L 3 i OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to HS 'Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone Insure Your Crop Against Hail The Canadian Indemnity, Oorripany, of Winnipeg, have recently ob- tained a charter from the Provincial Government for the writing' of HAIL INSURANCE in this Province. This company is financially sound and Josses will be promptly paid.' Full information obtained from this office. r All classes of Fire-, Life, Accident, Em- oyers' Liability, Live Baggage, etc. ployer R J. H. SKEITH Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 Now is the Time to Buy ;fr, Come and see us about farm lands and city property Easy Terms Lowest Prices Sixth MITFORD CO. Opposite Herald Inveltment Phone 1235 ;