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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 28, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta News irom The Hat (By Our Own Corrcspondoiit) GONSEnVATIVE CHOICE FOU THE mmsd TJio Conscrvntivos of Medicine Hut arc Well salisfictl with the clioica of Mr. C.' A. MaRrath as candidutc for this division of the Dominion^vrcaliz-inff' that a stivnuoua fight.'iJii"ahoad of thorn, they wisely rcfmincd fn)iii nominoitinK another gcntk^nan whom ItiSiras freely sUited vould become the prospecti^'.v.s a nuni other engine,, tried its haritest to tcl ' who can keep right 0:1 smiling vliile cscope i't. A good deal of damage ' losing. \vas (lone but no delay occurred to IralFic, and ^ possibly the anmtour driver will Ije chary before he again attempts 'to gain una^uthoriwd promotion, DID HE SEBIv rOSTHUMOUS FAME . The twriielration of ft gniosomc joke, or act of. temporary insanity has been brought to light by "the re-appoaratice from Davy Jones' Locker of W. E. Martin, of Irvine, Away back in August some little consternation Was caused by the news, of the disappearance of Martin. He was supposed to have Iwcn � drowned in the Saskatchewan here. Clothes belonging to him Were found on the bonk but no trace of the body could be found. His wife rooeived numerous messages of sympathy from his numcroui* C(|uaintanccs andean offer of a round sum of dollars wos made for the, reco\Tery of. his body. Whath-cr, claims that now is not known. Two men s|>ent several days on an expedition in a boat to try ond discover the unfortunate man, and their non-success is now fully explained, but it will perhaps be well if they do not meet just yet. but we are' told there will be no sympa-j thetic hue and cry after him. Tins OPERA HOUSE r* Gossip from "j I Alberta's r^pitalj ..."WV> are King" is to l)e prochicod, Edmonton, Nov. 28.-Hon. W. T. Finlay, Ministt-r of -Vgriculturc, is back again and is giving t.hc many important matters in conneWion with his deportment closoNuttention. Jlr. Finlay is alive to the m-eiis ol llio fanners of the province and is ever watchful of their iirtorests. His department has done much already to wari-ant the sympathy of the agricultural community. The establish nient and succes.sfiil conduct of the government creameries and poultry fattening stations hn\-c enaWcd the farmers to got exceptionally good prices for their buitler a'i'i poultry- consiflerably better! than they would hii\c got hod Ihcy handled the salo of those products of the farm private !y. Then the depnptinent has had a travellitig diary ol tho road instruct ing the farmers in a wry important feature connected with the farm. Ex-|)crt judges have visited tho princi pal fairs and given the farmers a proper idea of the advanced methods fnrra animals. ' JAn e.xpert on dry farming visited ports of Southern Al of dislingaishing the fine points of here very shortly and according to the flattering pres.s notices the company display, a the community. i Ijcrta whero information on this^sys-teni of dealing with the soil on aho valuable'and as a. "CJood politics" often covers up 11 lot of crooked work. Tlie oi>cn season Tor il.sfi i.'; n > :nnre and now we want to i;o li.thinr worse tiiau ever,'t thai nai'i.-al? "Why," asks a miiich tried caller,* "CMi't every woman have her recep-tioa days and her street name arid aomber on her card, and sa^ts her Meads time and patience, trying to hunt them ap7 It's a prime piCOB of contieit of mind to proaup-|HMB in such a Btrotched-out place as Edmonton thojt we all know where to lajr our hand on them." * To which I call "hear, hear," the duties of calling are sufRciently ardM OM without any extra work being �MMed to them,-Peggy. -In Edmonton Saturday News. treat is in store rers of that denomination in Western Canada. He is active in all organizations for the tiioral ttdvanoenicnt of the province and it is worthy of note that tho Premier and two of his cabinet ministers, Hon. Messrs. Finlay and Cash ing are Vice-Presidents ot^'the Alberta branch of the Lord's Day M-liance. Our supply of Plaster has arrived and we can supply you Without delay with Piaster, Hair and TR Alberta Hardware Plumbing and Heating Co. Snccetaora to Brodie ft Stafford aaf Hick ft Wakele/ expressed 25 years ago to Sir Oliver Mowat in Ontario-as long as bo was at t,he head ol the government tho people-were suns ot a fair deal and honest a-dministration. And a government that in only two j-eara of power had taxed the railways ot the country, had built public telephones and had prosecuted the lumber combine must be satisfactory to tho people of Alberto. The A'ttorney-Generars Department is not wasting any of the jwople's money. This is eviilenit in the prosecution of the lumber combins. The en'tire work of the crown is in the hands of the Deputy Attorney General of the province and all he gets tor his services is his salary. In cases of this kind in other provinces counsel not connected with t-he department are engaged and consequently big bills of costs are run up. Mr. Cross holievoa in utilizing the services ot the salaried;officials ot the depart went and the vigorous and able way in which his deputy, Mr. Woods, is handling tho case shows that the province is getting the very beat ot service-fully as good it not better thaii it would have if it engaged counsel as is'the custom in other pro vinoes. The govermuent's long distance tc'l-ejihooe system is now in working order from I.acombe to Stettler, with the X following ratas from Lacomtx: out: Lacombe to Chigv|!li, 10c.; Valley City, loc; Tees, 20c.; Alix, 25c.; Content, 25c.; Erskine, QOc; Stettler 35c. Tho Canadian Courier says: The most benignant and far-i>saching en-' terpriso that has Ixjcn born out of the provinces of Western Canada is the university recently founded in Al-l)erta. It is to be hojied that Sosk-atrJievan's promise to follow this e.x ample, will be promptly fiUed. Tile atmosphere ot Xorth America from the Ifrthmus to the Arctic Ocean is as. diflorent from that ot Europe as rier and some of his coUeaeues will make a tour ot the west next sum-, luor. The Prime Minister has made an occasional trip westr since he became Premier but he has not toured the country since his memorable trip prior to the general elections of 18-96. His trip next year will be a triumphal march. TYie people ot the west are eager for the opportunity to display their loyalty and admiration for tho chieftain. The thousands of new sottl tent. - In the United States it is the State universities that are fast assuming the educational biirden of the country. Yale, Harvard and Col umbia are corporation colleges found ed on the principles of Oxford and the .^sturdy English Schools. But those universities that) hove had the most remarkable growth arc the state institutions such as the Univer sitics of Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Idwa, Kansas and California. Tliey rest upon the people ot their rcspectivie States, and the snlt-imposed tax of a commonwealth will never fail. Alberta will derive a revenue ot at least 860,000 from the tax on the C. V. K. branch lines this year. This is a new source of revenue, and was provided tor in a bill passed at, the last session of the legislature. HiniOATION EAKNINGS Alberta Railway & Irrigation Company Recommend Dividends W. A- Jjlfhanan, who came from Lethbridge early in the year to organize the Legislative Library, has completed his task and will return to the Southern Cvly and estanlish a daily edition of his paper. The Herald. During his connection with tho library Mr. Buchanan has added some exceedingly valuable works on the history, from earliest times', of { Western Canaria ns well as many books of reference that will be of great service to the members of the legislatura. However his most important work has been in organizing the library. A visit this summer to condition. The directors recommend libraries in the cast enabled him to that deferred ordinary stock be plac-gather information at first hand ab- ed' on an eight per cent, basis and London, Nov. 25.-At a meuting of the Alberta Railway &, Irrigation Co. the Chairman expressed the hope thai common shares would be plaoed on a diviflettd paying basis in 1908. Tlie company is in, a \'eTy satisfactory Premier Rutherford was eleoted a member ol the Executive ot the National Tax Association. He attended the proceedings of this body at Columbus, Ohio. One of the important matters brought up was the need of uniformity in state and municipal taxation. He found Canada was a-head of the States in this nespeot. Commissioner Coombs, the head of the Salvation Army in Canada, was in the city lost wioek and while here interviewed members of tho provincial government in regard to the Ar-! my's immigration plans. The Cabin the preferred ordinary on a six per cent, basis. The net earnings show an increase pf 9186,251. out the conduct of-Parliamentary libraries and he will submit a report to 'the government making suggestions as to the best system for this province. Mr. Buchanan has been in the newspaper work all his life and now that he has completed his labors hero ho is delight^Hl to return to er a home for happiness, the editorial desk. Ki'cp sweet! The heart that harbors' hate im nov tiuncan Marshall in tho course ot a speech at the banquet to Dr. Mcln-tyrs, M.P., at Strathcona last.week, compared the feiBling in the province towards Premier Rutherford io that A tiekll*^ cough.- from any cause, is quickly stopped by Or.' Shoop's Cough Cupn. And it ia ao thorougli-ty harmlesa and safe, that Or. Shoop t�Hls mothers everywhere to understand when I tell you (that out give it withutit Imitation even to of the. 40,000 already brought to yery young btibea. ; The wholosome Canada, not more than five have giv green leaves and t4Nider stoma of a en us any trouble. And we keep lung-heal;lng mountainous Nhru.i, fur- watch on all of them." Next yoAr the nish the curative proiJertles l I'r. ariny fully exixjcts to bring to Con- Hhoop'a Cough Cure. It canns tfi� ada 25,000 peopje. Ten boats have to hoali aching lunxH. The i-'|'an!a:''s boon chartered./ Tho first load of call tKis shrub uhich the ,1>.>etor use* passengers totalling some thousand The Sacred Herb." I.M,'>ill gi^ to British Oolumbia. Sboop'a. Take no oth.''. d.):>: l.� ' - all dealers^ It is supposed that Sir Wilfrid Lau Arthur R. Hamilton, law clerk in the Attorney-General's departmcit, ot ministers realize the sptendid work has been appointed registrar of the of the army in this inspect and it is Lands Titles district '*ot Calgary in not unlikely that they will oHer to succession to Judgo^ Winter. |Io is a assist all the people ^liey may send very capable man. to this province-not financial assist- � ance but assistance towards securing employment. Tlie government would be, warranted in encourogio^ the class ot immigrants sent out ander army auspices as they include men and womcQ, who at tho staK would be able to act as farm hands and do mestica and everybody realim the need of such classes ot labor in the province. The Commissioner said: ; "We are not bringing men or women of the criminal class. This you will Itepcntance protemml for iha pur-po�' of getting into u positi'.-i t.t do it a^a'm dd^s not titcouut f-r an;'- hing. \ The names of the district court judges were given out on Friday lost H. C. Taylor, K.C, one of the best known lawyers iii the north, has been appointed judge at l!}ilmonton. He is well known throughout the province as^ Grand Mairter of the Masons. J. C. Noel, formerly of Dawson City, is made judg� for the Wct-oskiwin district. He is an .intimate fHend of the Premier ot Canada and nudied law in Sir Wilfrid'si office at Arthaisaskaville,'Due. The distriM Judge at Calgary-is Chas. R. lilt-chell. of Medicine Hat, admitted by many to be one ot the beet Informed lawyers in Albonta. W. R. Winter, registrar of lands titles at Calgary, is appointed district Judge at Xeih-bridge and A; A. Carpenter, of Innis fail, Judge at Maclood. Sittings of the court, in Lethbridge judicial district will like4y be held at Canadian Pacific i ANNUAL EXCURSIONS TO U.S. POINTS Low Round Trip Rates to St. Paul and Minneapolis. XlM.i' Milwaukee, Wis.; Chicago, III.; Cdun. eil Bluffs, Des Moines* Fort Dodge, Dubuque and Waterloo, la.; (^aha. Neb., Kanvas City amd �t. Joseph, Mo. ^' Tickets on. Sale Daily. DEC. let to aist INCLUSIVE, good-to return within three month*. Apply to nearest CP.Ry.-agent for , 1.81 informatidh ;