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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta j fert tftww thejravm ninee tht Civil War when Party couW. not nave, en- acted the it deeded. Of. it U too late to water into an UftiUd fUvtaw and. Faca- cast We are mar enough to sniff thev povdcr and catch a faint rumbling the clash of arms. Three acore milea .down the A. H. a? J wULpui iw iii the battlefield and thea you know ao many, of us seem to have aort of heart-longing for this kind of a scrap (having scarcely, em- erged from'a little oue of our own) and -a kaan Interest in all that per- tains to NatiCHud Policy of oki U. S. ,A." that we natur- prick our and focus our eyes that imafiaery line called the 49th .degree of latitude. Whik the cociina: Presidential Elec- tion has failed to arouse its wonted interest enthusiasm; while the general public has not been, so uni- open not ouly the candidate of but the Preattaat of the B. Parker aland the nhow aa a MOW- hall in that proverbially warm So pronottnced hai been his and ao strong has beeu his peraonal- icy that he lias but to "wiggle fcu the UefMiblkau Party utovaa at beck and will the party nominated the man he bad specifically .named as .bis succes- sor, whether or not the American people will resent this last innovation to Ur Tomorrow vail solve'the problem. _ Boosevull haa teft bis-imprees, not: only upon the Vnited States of Am- erica, thc_.whole world. The remarkable 'gift, to be nis iu great abundance is the gilt of udapteUuese. He can meet all kinds and classes. Lite Xelsou- iu Trafalgar he gets right alongside the ene- my for his execution. To the South- erner rehearses the fact that his mother was bora in "Dear Old Geor- jn Pennsylvania be. claims Dutch ancestry; in New York he is tie of tbe Four Hundred, aud out Vest he is a Cowboy. So there you are] lie is an all-round man and soetas to be perfectly able to under- ake almost any _ old. thing from shooting a grizzly to handing out peace terms to two of the .greatest na- tonsTof the world. The woctl "stren has been given a bigger and aroadSur and a better meaning in the and argument cow. 'ite U cannot .be altered, is in the hands of the people ant capable of of- it._ If Taft is elected it will be a victory for Roosevelt sintpk for- KooaeVeU. the voice, Taft ia but the WILLIAM BRYAN William Jennings Bryan is probably the most man in tha United States, with a possible exception in favor of RooscMjlt, But bear ia wind this fact that popular men awr is a man much beloved and admired the people. Uui this is no aaaur- ance of eieciioa. No familiar wjth the histoiT. of man fail to find sotnethittf.Jtbble and ariniir- Car of On Track Today versaJiy .seized, with political fervor and stirred up ac aforetime, neverthe- this election- has a distinction all its distinction which in many respects it without parallel United States of'Am- erica. The pre-eminent distinction, is best and most definitely marked in tine-action of the Federal Chief up the cudgel States, in defence ol his party's his own candidate if you. wielding Stick" put ou __ .PJLbusiness certain of Bryan's lieuten ants and- set in order .certain others In doing this he has. set: aside all pre- not unprecedented thing for placed himself in. a position for just criticism, and, don't you forget for one little mo- ment but what he has been getting it "good and plenty" as the saying goes. The Peerless One was not slow to perceive .the advantage. it would be to cross swords with the "Eeal Cau- didate'' and'let the "Nominal Candi- lost ia the shuffle. just, exactly, what happened. Taft has been, Jfor the most part, only spoken of in connection with Roosevelt and not" in connection with the..Presidency.. It has been a war of words and principles between Roose velt and a war of precedents and presidential dignity, etc., and Bryan was not found wanting in the conflict. Mr. Taft is rather a big man to completely hide but under the smoke of battle created by the big and has been nicely and snugly and decently concealed. Let .it be said in. compli- ment to the diplomacy and states- man-like tact of Bryan that this igr noring of Taft and open contest with Roosevelt was one of the finest moves in the wisdom of Solomon, could not have used the opportunity to better advantage. TJIEOD ORE HO 0 SE VELT Space will not permit an extended essay of the man politically. There are just a few things we ought not to forget. It was evident to Senator once High ilogul of the Republican" this fellow "Roosevelt" was a coming man ant that sooner or later he would be in the way of some of the pet scheme personal aggressivem-rfs of. Theodore Roosevelt. The Stick" has :cme into vigorous operation too aud woe unto those unfortunates who have to come in contact with it. Roosevelt is, a family-man, a big- hearted soul! He is the man of the hour, and during his regime no one else has been President of the United WILLIAM' HEJTRY TAFT The question as to who should be the Republican candidate for 1908 was largely if not entirely left to Roosevelt. It was, self-evident that it would be "Taft or to use abio in his character and work. As an orator he has no peers. Roose- velt is no rnaU-h lor him on the That famous speech in Chicago Convention has iinmortalizcd his name. His "Cross of Gold and Crown of Thorns" will be perpetuat- ed down through the vista' of ages. Just a common delegate, or Josh Billings would ,say, "Aa average he stepped into conven- tion and forth his party's Can- didate. Twice time Has been the standard bearer. Young lueti all over world are familiar m-ith that speech, which nwute Billy Bryan famous. And ever since that time he has been delivering speeches in all parts of the globe. Ask the people of 'Eastern Canada what they think of Bryan. Ask the people "oX transcontinental Europe they hink o'f him. No American is held in higher regard than he is.- Praise does not swell his vanity; does not crack his skull. One charac- teristic of Bryan's public address is that he speaks for hours with the greatest freedom and case and ap- parcnely. Jie never wearies his or tires .himself. This Js a. remark- able gift and one greatly to be desir- ed by platform men. In theology he ranks with the leading men; of the pulpit and discourses the scriptures the "same big grasp of ideas with which he treats politics. Bryan is a man of clean conduct and high He tartky CB, Itt. ii Sotect Ton' Eiperiacc K I nnchcv MM hi Tw Skxt i F. German Your Baker ftettli UMI question right away, hy culliiic up S-jgbweitzer Bros., ha vo t lie d MODEL BAKERY Roosevelt's own expression. There were.a few minor men in the running of course. They were there just for the purpose of keeping- up appearanc es, that's all. very seriously No one ever though of Hughes, Foraker Tke Between Safe's and Roy'j An entirely program at Ly- ceum Beveridge, Cannon, Fairbanks, et al Many hoped that Roosevelt would Gn- ally consent to allow his name to go before the Convention and every per- .suasive art known to politicians was usctl to bring this to pass but all in vain. He stubbornly and, stoutly re- fused. If the nomination could be Teddy's for the asking why not per- mit htm to name the candidate? This s what was done. Taft as secretary of the Navy and provisional governor of the Phillipine Islands had' ormed good and efficient service but t was a very small way compar- ed to the. responsibilities and duties of the president of the United States. His character was good and his rep- utation spotless. A Tew narrow-mind ed souls took occasion to find fault with "his "religious convictions but thank goodness their lugubrious cant was very short-lived. There was no thing "agin him." The greatest thing for him was the endorsement and recommendation of Theodore who was willing to abdicate his thron .or a bigger o course. In his public address Taft has mad a very poor show .alongside Bryan Whatever ability he may have ha been overlooked in the controversy disputes of the President and Bryan Then Senator Foraker, one of th ablest debaters in the land, was cal ed off the platform and his, speeche moral training and practice. Blessed with one of the most gifted and tal- ented women, in the land, his home is not only a haven of rest but a school for intellectual cultivation for world- wide dissemination. The best commendation that Bryan an possfuiy have-is the hatred of lonopolies. At the mere mention of is name Wall Street takes a connip- ion fit and goes Into diabolic spasms Harriman, Morgan, Rockefeller, Rog- rs! They don't want- to see 'him lected. All pretty strong endorse- nents-from the people's viewpoint, or hould be. Bryan stands to smash xnd bust the monopolies aud trusts and his friends assert that he will if hey will only give him half a show, during the silver issue some people night have been just a little dubious about placing the affairs of govern- ment in his hands. But Bryan, of 1908 is altogether a different Bryan from the Silver Candidate of 1896. Naturally a student, he has grown and developed and whether elected to Ihe South Alberta lumber Co. Ltd. Have just received a car of Exshaw Cement Prices Right Don't, mws the Atkin Bros, at their singing andjdancing act. HAND STORE 4tO ROUND STREET If I save up all the Eeal Estate that is walked into imy store in the course of the day I shall soon have a few lots at a snap. _ In the meantime notice the snaps in Second hand They keep my customers smiling. Frank Waddington TETLEPHONE 261 Ulanted List your property with ug. We can Mil it. Hberta tatty CL FOR SALE HORSES Heavy Light YOUNG Sale Stables Wood Si. PROFESSIONAL CA OR. W. S. OALSRAITH PHyalclan, Office 914 BodpatH St. Phone .M HOURS: Before 9 a.m., OR. O. J. COURT ICE Oritduate ol Northwestern Chieafo> III. Office to, 12; i (o 5. I and 2, OR. J. B. CLLfS DENTIST of NVestcra Reserve UJJUH- sity, Cleveland Ohio. BLOCK 307 Hours: 0-12j 1-5 nut isi Corner Ford Jut tath of tie ISM Kill rO.Bn654 Company MADAM NOR VAN (Orchestral of pSanofcjtle, urgaa and production. Visits or i'ccvVc's pupils, prepara- tory or advanced. Coaching'for exaria. Howard House, Cratb ttreet. ERNEST F. LAYTON, p ,.___ Pupil of Ueo. Wilbey, tbndon, Fjjg., and of Frank E, BJachford, Toronto, is. open for a limited cumber of Pupils. Also for Concerts, At Homes. :to. Terms on application. .212. MfC ALBERT ELY Pupil- of Dr. Song Singing and. Voice ___- Pupil Cbas. Hancock, F.E. Organ and; Theory. Voice Culture, and Theory, Song Singing Open lor jConcerts, BanquetV Ke- Etc. Lethbridge, Alberta., HAMILTO YOUNG Presid-ntial returns from the U. S. tomorrow night at the Ly- ceum. Come on, you Yankees. of the "bunch." His work in the] cancelled because he was mixed up i rolice Commission of JN'ew York little game cailed "GRArT." This the Civil Service Reform were suffi- cient to justify Platt's conclusion. He must he "let down easy." The lead- ing Republicans could very plainly BCO that he would have to be reckon- ed with at some time and so they de- vised a plan whereby they thought to relieved Taft of a very able worker. The one thing that will bear heavily against Taft at the present time is the business depression that prevails throughout the United States. Something must be radically wrong. Crops are good and yet ten million the Presidency or not, will continue to develop. Ho- may or may not he elected. He ought to, which is ano- ther thing. It is safe to say that his chances are better today than ever before in his political career. It will not lessen, the public estimation of Bryan if he fails -to occupy that snug little house whjch is in a B line down Avenue from the Capitol. THE ESTIMATES The New York Herald gives Taft a reasonably sure vote of 20-t and Bry. an 161. It requires 242 to elect a President seeing there are 483 votes in the Electoral College. Success Magazine gives as 'reasonably certain for Taft 298 with 11 probably Repub licnn. The weakness of the Success estimate is found in the fact that it gives Taft nearly all the Western ALBERTA'S FIRST STREET CAR -Edmonton, Oct. first'car of the municipal street car sys- tem, was operated today. This is the only car in the city at present, but six more are on the way. Inside of ten days the city will be operating and there will be the best and-lat- est equipped city and interurban. ser- vice between here and Stratheona. Koynitai S feartsto Cab Hiring, and Coal Delivery Room V C.F.P.Cony heart, -'B. Mbr" CONYBEAFi Barristt-rs, Solicito. Conybeare 3 AIU 8. C. I. JONES Phone 505 Ofice Oiiftr's Hill W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barristtr, Etc. Office: Southard Block. C speedily bring to pass his political i citizens are forced into idleness. In demise. The requiem was in readi- many instances this means being dri- ness and the mourners were in line.' vcn into crime. There is a vast ar- The burying ground was my of unemployed people in the Unit that comfortable and useless seat as Jed States, more than there has President of the Senate, or in other since the well-known "Soup Kitchen words, Vice President of the United i Days" of G rover Cleveland. Let the States. When McKiniey was nomin-s cause IK? what it will the people gen- atcri for his second term, Flatt stood J crally blatnc the present admrnistra- at the switch, and turned on the Vice Presidential siding. But he was helpless in the malt or. ihsrc- no other alternative, Machine To litics ruled and Roosevelt must an- swer the roll call as Vice President. Mark how the hand of call it what you at work. You have often heard that expression, "You can't keep a good man down." Never'has it been more literally ex- emplified than in the incidents which ranidiv follnwM. Only a short expired after the second inauguration of President McKinley when Ihe as- sassin's bullet sent his spirit back into the presence of its Creator and Roosevelt was the President of Ihe United Slixt.es. He served out the torm of his Martyred Chief with a signal ability and marked Sur cess and to the entire satisfaction of nation. But no one ovpr drvam- j ed that ho would be a candidate for the next ensuing term. Mark Hanna direst anrt bosom the logical successor. No two public men have ever been more Private Greeting Cards The Raphael Tuck book of new designs is now on view. Choose your, cards early and have -them embossed with yonr name in good time for Festive Season States, leaving Bryan only the .Sou- thern States. It is reasonably in- consistent to expect that Bryan carry the Western States. Colorado, Montana, Utah and Idaho should po Democratic this1 year. The Xcw York Herald places Xeur York in tho doubt list with Republican if this doubtful state could he swung Democratic then there would ba little chance for Taft. The seriously thv.ik- in.g Republicans arc forced to confess jthat New York is doubtful. .Tust what effect the Independent League t will have on Xew York be ascertained. Bryan is figuring on the prohibition vote to a large cx-j tent and this should be an advantage to him. According to the Herald's THE CAREFUL CANDIDATE (Canadian Conner) A good story is going the rounds in i Nova Scotia, and just at present it is being applied to "Ned" ilcDonald] nml his opponent, Charles E. Tanner, who between them arc making a pret- ty .warm and in Pic- tou County. Pictou is one of thei [counties in Nova Scotia where honey catch more votes than tomatoes only kind of bribery that goes there is a casual J.P.-ship or so. Fictou is said to have a denser popu- lation of -T. P.'s to the square mile than nny other portion of the earth's surface. tvgo, both Messrs. McDonald and. Tanner were abroad, feeling the electoral pulse j and struck the snme district'. known to each other at the samel time. Mr. Tnnner drove up to a! farm-house where the owner was con-; isidered by both sides as hopeful, but- needed encouragement and cultiva-1 tion. The good woman was out in MAXES HOUSE WITH NO PLASTER Per Cent Less Eequires no expensive labor YOU Can Put It On Write For -Free Sample and instructions forapply ing. sending name oE dealer to SOLE AGENTS MAN. For sale locally by all lumber dealers Merchants Contractors We have the teams and we're here to do the business of all kinds attended to You Tvill do well to get our prices before placing your orders t-isewheru" Hayr Transfer Co. H. Hayr and W. G. Hole, Props, PHONE 180 ADDjSON SON- runeral Embaknars 321 Crabb St. LETHURIDGE. ALTA. Office and Residence Phone 108 F.; 8. ROLFSON Whitney BlecJc. JAS. A. MACDONALD X; ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridgt, Alta. Lethbridge Lodge A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting the- thirti Thursday of each month, in 'the Masonic Hall, P. 0.-Block, at 6 p.m Visiting brethren will alwaya recoivt a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER. G.V.STORKEr, W. M.. Secretary. P. 0. Box 637 t Coal, Ice and t Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral 63 Meets Isl iird Mondays iuK.of P Hal i at 8 o'clock. mailing. TKFCTE forecast, Taft will have to secure 38 of the doubtful votes and Bryan St. Next to Xcw York the biggest elector- al vote is found in Pennsylvania which i 34 or 5 less than New York. 41.., o_...x. .-.___ f States and Xcw York, Bry- an's election is assured. Will bf> got it? He ought to, which is .-mother thing. the yard chopping wood. Mr. Tanner pumped from his wagon with alacrity j nnd galianlly proferred his services. He would not listen to the lady's LIBERAL TO ROOT (Calgary Albert fin.) The ancient and honorable enquiry is now settled for all time. There is j nothing in a name. A polling division in the Red Dfer riding called Liberal gave ftoot a majority of 27 votes. j protest that she could manage it all Bright herself; so she finally relinquish-! j ed the axe with the somewhat dis-} j concerting observation: "Well, j have it your own way; but I .only chopping a few sticks to a] tup of tea for Mr. McDonald. He's! nut in the barn, milking the i j Don't miss Dainty Doris. This isj her iast week at hie Lyceum. Shej gives you her very bfcst this week, i The Caildaie Restauraot Is the place to get a good Square Meal. Everything and clean. testiiiraBt's 3W Stiri Coaldale Block. Short Orders at all Hours brethren are cordially invited. S. O. DAVIES, W.P 21-ly T. J. WHITE, W: S J Fresh Oysters t At the L. M. JOHNSTONS Barritter and Solicitor Office adjoining Union Bank, B-lyr PROMPT AND SPECIAL DELIVERY is our rulf> Orders from customers for Ihf pinp-r nV, croivni and U-nion soda, oranpr- phos- .iiivl all c.irbonii'! bovorago.s should ho placed with its to insure tho froshost anri purost. LETHBRIDGE MALTING COMPANY, Ltd 2 HtlRrta Shoi t Orders at all Hours Oliver Block Phone 228 LETHBRIDGE LOUvie. nO. J6 B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Taeadar of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARMAN, M. PRIEST, E. R. SecreUry. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293 el kaetit The Oxford Cafe SERVES GOOD MEALS. H.is been Remodelled Fresh Oysters, Cigars, Fruit and Con feet Ion ery JOE FONG Proprietor Meet in the Knigl.is of Ball every first and third Thursday in at S p.m. Visaing In-thrcn comt. Walter Applchj, Frr-1 T. Robins, c W. Prewi.ltMit }joi 57. NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION Of STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet 5n the Labor Hall CTCYJ and and fourth Mondays in month. Etnphyers requiring en- gineers, and out of employ- ment, do well to communicate with us. ROBERT NEVIH, W. A. DICK30N, SecreUry. 44-lfTd ;