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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta V ' ^ to Advancu *"' - 1.50 a year � Otherwise - aoo a year aw^ri aa4 Mauicr. ADVERTISINO. Par Month  Sl.OO Per Inch The Conservative Candidate ., Charh� A. itagrath is the strons-��t man the Conservative parly could � -have choBun as tlwir standard bearer ; but why lie was chosen is in noed of explanation. , In recent years ihivt gentleman ha� not bocn actively identified with the Cor..fow we find Mr. Magralh appearing as an Independent Conservative, nominated by a purely Con.servative Convention. Why Inde|>endent now ? Is the Conaarvative party in such a condition that it is necessary to contest a seat indeiwndcnt of it ? If so it must be worse as far as Mr. Magrath is concerned than it was in the days of the scandals and quarrels in its ministries. That is the conclusion people acquainted with Mr. Magrath's political caiwr must reach. Mr. Magrath is a very estimable gentleman. Ho has been for years a respected and foremost citizen of Sou them Allierta. In this contest he will be treated ii|irly and squarely by the Liberal party b�it he must expect to be criticized if he assumes to support Jlr. Dorden and his destructive policy and he would not have been no ' minated had he not been acceptable to Mr. Borden and his supporters. Mr. Magrath has been a citizen of the west long enough to be acquainted with the progress made by the country. Is he prepared to go upon the platform and charge the Liberal larty with lacking a progressive poll cy in its treatment of Western Canada ? Is he prepared to say that the : fiiest enjoyed greater, favor and expan -�ion previous to 1S96 ? Is he prepared to tell the pooplc that the Con wrvative party is the party that followed an imigration policy that peop-,led this land and bulH up towns iea? If bo cannot point to such a record for the Conservative party .what ground wih he stand upon ?. The hurling of insinuations upon the Liberals about land grabs, etc.? Sure ly not! for he must remember that the sale of land under Conservative nglme suffera by comparison with that of the Uberals. .( But what the people of this riding will ask Mr. Magrath is "Can you �atiafy ua that the record of the Con �ervative party ia better than that of the Liberal party?" "Can you prove that the development of Western Can :ada from the time the Conservative party gave the O.P.R. a huge land gimnt in Weatem Canada until 1896, tended to develop the T-wrt as it : ahould have been developed?" "Can you aatiafy ua that the policy of the Liberal party which has peopled this eountry whore in the days of Conservative rule the land was devoid of �ettlement, ia not in the intereirts of Western Canada?" , These are the questions Mr. Magrath must answer and if he can satisfy the iieople that the administration of nfTairs under eighteen years Conscrvati\'� rule did more for We.s-t. urn Canada than the policy of the Liberal party during the pa�t eleven yea^, then ho is woi'thy of a place In parliaiiient and entitled to bo class ,ec defeated bylaws as well as the new gas well by-Jaw conic u|) for approval by the ci-.tizcns. There should be more interest taken in these bylaws than tharo has^J�e(jh, Tlicr^i is still some feeling jthft't the bylaws that wore dcfeaitod ;sorac time ago will sufler the sanio fate. For reasons several times previously stated, the Herald believes that both should be passed. As for the gas-well bylaw, being to a considornblc e.vtont responsible for its submission, tlw Herald l>elievc.s it 'is woi-thy of the approval of the burg- C. A. Magrath Nominated COS'SKUVXtIVKS CHbOSE A CAN DIDAIK von THE COMING FKDir:KAI.. ELKCTIONS The Con�c?rvntivos of the Federal constituency of MLilicino Hut mc?t .ii convention in T..ethbridgo Inst Friduy riiglit to .select u slandaifl dcuror if� the forthcoming Dominion t-loi-l'\.n Although th. Sis.sons, tJco. Itugers, .1. F. Parri^.'i, E. Oriosbach, U. .\. VanNorman, M. y. Cannyn, .1. U. Hirie, L. D. '.Ung. Seci-otary-Treasurer, J. .1. Mabaffy; iixecutive, W. A. HamiHon. W. 2grot�tod that ho would no longer be privileged to act in that capacity since the division of the constituency. But in Works Mo.A Hilt HoUis Med Hat Crist Edni. Ulexrud Kdm. F^rickson Edni. Cook Metl Hat Schurch l.oth. 3 Fogurty Ujth. Kipp..^rt l.i"th. I Ilurrott t'al. & Meil Hat 2 SlcClttire Kdm. 2 Pennington Sled Hat Ilarns-toud Cnl. 3 Sykos Cat. 3 Kinnoar Cal. 1 Shine Cal &'Hat 1 Morri.son lipth. 2 White till & I>Jth is o 20 21 19 10 0 3 17 U 5 3 It 2 9 6 2 2 1 2 O 11 9 9 3 3 2 � 13 9 5 3 15 3 17 13 6 6 14 CdALDALE. just , ingt%c,v?i#--------..... ^ occupjfithe tfurnelt farm for tho*yiW/ Mr. A. C. 40 ai 82 17 9 5 33 20 11 8 31 5 29 21 9 9 20 9 Mr,,L. JPaulson, of Knox, N.D., has urnved. Jith his family, bring- | ds with him. H�^^n|^ Stewart, of Hottineou, N. ,1)., is' visiting his brother, Mr. Ar thur Stcwai^,- of the American Farm-1 ing Co. Mr. Ucthune, the manager of the 703 Norton farm, for alio pas'! summer, .jQQ has l�fl for a trip to tlie northern 678 �* province, from whence he 600 660 600 5661 will return to his home in the e�vst. Mr. T. I'atching arrived with his family from Uottineau, N.D., last wtwk, having piirohnscd the farnj 350 formerly owned and occupied by Mr. SOoiMuir. 500 483 400 340 316 230 250 222 222 THE PIFFEflENCE A Famous ClMue. "TIh' Two Orphans" will be pre-scnti'd by a large and capable company nt Ltibor Union Hall, Saturduj^^ Nov. 2.4. TlKTe is no play in t.he drama liet-tcr knoun^,no play that apjKjals to all soi'ts of theatre goers as hans." The intcn.so human interest, thi; li\im(>r, pathos, laughter, tears tuv all so mingled that ihe play becomes almost a |�erfect cxaanplc of the playwright's art.' Tlio utory is well known and grovji more iinpressi\^' every time i't is .sfjn The friendless orphans, the viciou.�> cut-throats, the pathetic cripple, the cruel bogging hag, the brilliant French gentlon^n of the Louis XIV. titne aiv all remembered and are acquaintances we will lie glad to make again. The conipan.v apivnring here is the .strongest acting comjjan.v- yet .seen in the West, nun>bcring si-ttecn people. Each anerfcctly lovely with everybody inside and outside the family. A man uys a gold brick and apologizes for not having bitten before. An editor walks a mile in 'H the hot sun to get the faoUs of a death or wMtding or social function and spends thrc� hours writing it up and tells lies and prai.scs people until he hai-as himself. Then if ho makes an insignilicnnt omission or error or charges five cents straight for three extra copies ho is stingy, careless, good-for-nothing old cu.ss, who never get.s anything right and charges four times the price of city papers twice as large. In short, he is a confounded mo.st any old thing and ought to bo run out of town. Talk about the ice man. How would i'ou like to run a newspaper?" OUR POINT OF VIEW If you don't u i.t vote. V' I'ay your tfiXM vcu �* pay fo' privi- Bear in mind the bylaws on twenty.seventh and record your vote in their favor. they had an exceedingly good man who would win easily if given the same support that he had rcueiveert banking circles here that the Canadian banking s>'Btem is proving itself well calculated to encourage national stability, nevertheless, as tho Times today says, "The position continues on vhicb Canada He gave atjtention to the closed leases gi\-en by the government and criticised the concessions given the Gal-way Cattle Co. and the Saskatchewan Valley Land Co. Agrieoltvrftl Society WiU Borrow Moftcy At a special general meeting of the Ijethbridge and District Agricultural Society on Friday evening, H was decided to accept the ofter of Howell Harris to lend the Society 93,500 for two yeai-s ait ten per cent. A committxio including President Whitney, Secretary Humphries, W. H. FairlieM, Geo. Houk, and Major Burnett was appointed to qo-ojicrato with the Board of Trai|^4iy? tor^tho time taken going to and M^riwrwork although there was no oc-^/CMlok'tor bis making tte o0�r ex- 1^it to." 'p^�'^^:f0}i^^>' ^ To pay 11,000 to tho Vancouver for riot damages ahead of the war. that si^ iiiuvita'blo. �Taps in is a\*ay That telegram was cei'tainly- a big Kurijriso to Want the Commons Ives. It was mean of them not to 'tell him they had it. Having a card up tho sleeve is not in it with having a telegram in tho liockot. It takes a trick and scores a euchre. W. 11. Goodnian'.s nioiX'. on the corner of Itcdimtli and Glynn Strwts was broken open and roblwd on Sunday night. The back door was fprc-' ed o)W>n, the till robbed of over twen mo said was'*''' ^'u""'!^ si Ivor, twenty-seven wat I ches, a number of clocks, cuff links, and other articles of jcwoliY, luii'ses, gloves, and other smaller wearing up.-parol. Tlio store had been thorough-l.V i-onsackcd as t.hc goods were littor cd all over the place. Fortunately Mr. Goodman had taken home with him Saturday night about S175 in bills that ho had in hand. No or-rosts have yet been made. and especially must they continue to put a drag on the somewhat adventurous elements. in New Ontario and the Wes't, who seek banks' help to mortgage the future regardless of the universal money Mringency." The Times defends the Canadian bankers from the charge that they have been under cautious and close fisted. They have not failed to give accommodation where It is perfectly safe. / THK LIMIT OF HtrM.\N SPGGD Tho Medicine Hat Times ga\'e a very scanty report of tho Conservative convention here. Mayor Cousins didn't make a 8i>ecch. Theodore Bonerty of Yarrow, near Pincher Creek was kilted last \'-eok while threshing. A man inclined to be croolud is upt to go straight to the bad. A rich widow makes a poor invltt-BMBt when she buye � husband. The Herald makes a si>ocialty of do ing the latest and most artistic work in tho way of ball and concert programmes, invitations, etc, and never fails to please the (looplo as the stock is selected with a knowr ledge of what is up^to-dwto and the work is performed by men who have done this kind of typography in the leadlnft. cities of Canada tor years. If you get your invitoitions and programmes printed at the Herald OfRoe you.will httve a Job of work that �ill look as if It had been done ia Winnl-peg or TdroBto. (From London 'Saturday Review'.) "One thing atone can intervene and put tBe curb on man's desire for K|)eed-man's power of endurance. Already there are signs that it has almost reached its limit. The increase of nervous diseases, the spread of insanity, those and other warnings -shoubrsorve us danger signals that the s|.iocfl of modern life is excessive. Macliinory may Iw perfected to an incredible degreo, but niau'-unless'vijj art' to (toncoive of him becoming absolutely i niachiiio-like-will always iiavc his limitations of llcsh and blood. He will always Ixs a fantastic croaluro subject to strange emotions, uncertain gus-ts of passion, sud flon tricks of nerves or of sudden e.\-hau.stion. -Vniong the daily catiistro pht's from tho lust of s|ioed it is rare to find that it is the nuichincry is at fault, it is the failure of the eye to tran-smit with sullicient rapidity the danger-message to the brain, or an error of judgement, or a sudden nerve failui^-one of these which brings about disoster. Man may perfect the machine, but he roumins himself over imperfect. For a long time politics has made strange bedfellows; is �t .not, time that high finance made strange cell mates? ^ Wo aro very ai>t to call that man an iconoclast who knocks one of our pet theories into smithereens. A kit of burglar's toots is a "safe Investment," and fully as honest a� some thai' are oSsred lie. to the pub- The ttnrt argument to use when you want .to coBviace n hungry man is � square nsnt. DAKOTA AND ALBERTA S|:caking to a recent arrival from Dakota one day la.mpany has these requ^^^ep,ts and ia espeoiaMprganizeil sud ^uipiied to act asEtucnfor'iuiderwills. Make IT will and appi^nt this Compiiuy your executor. THE TRUSTS AND iUARANTEE COMPiNI^LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) , Capital and Reserve, - $2,200,000. Public Administrator for Leth bridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq.i William Pearce. Esq. 711 First Street W^sj^iAluxander C5omer) CaVary- A. G. ROSS, Manager. WHIT DO TOU THINK Of II uaililtt I Tslan'isnilB hr We carry quite a range in this line, all with the ten years' guarantee :: Investigate these Splendid Machines The Turpn Fimtture Go. 10* We guarantee a square deal to all who trade here. Meitkants Bank of Canada | HEAD OPPIOE, MONTREAL, ESTABU8HB0 1864 paid.up Capital...................... .........16,000.000 RewrveFunds................................ 4.036,256 f Total Avsets........................... ...... 62.000,000 Savings ^nk DepaHmeni Depotits of $1.00 and apwwdg receivedw Interest paid quarterly.  DRAFTS and Letten of Cradit bought and lold. Special attention given to accounts of Farmers and Ranchers LETHBRIDGE BRANCH : Tempornif Office, ONnir IHoGti, Secooil floor E. W. McMULLEN, Manager WE OFFER THIS WEEK II Snap on English Made Suits ^ FOR MEN AND BOYS Also a few Natty OVERCOATS Full Stock of Other Makes on Hand Wc Hftve Some Speeial Prices on Suits Sample Suits, worth $15, for $11 PANTS, wortii ft.SO for $1.75. Just Opened, Another lot of China INCLUDING FANCY AND STAPLE GOODS SEE US FOR FRESH GROCERIES The J. Brawo Co., Ltd. ;