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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A MCW HOSPITAL The, it that Lethbridfe will probably have a new hospital, larger and better thac has been, will be welcome news to'the people of the city, aad there no doubt but what the citiaeus will give their hearty ap- ptpval of a grant being made for this purpose. The offer of a gift of thirty- thousand 'dollars is something that the, city cannot afford to turn down, especially when a larger hospital is so badly needed. The accommoda- tion at the. present hospital is in adequate to meet present demands Bade upon it to say nothing of what the'future growth of the city and dis trict will bring. While the conditions accompanying the "gift are not known, it is verj improbable that there will be an} attached that would prevent the hos pital being in every sense of the word a public general hospital. That the kind wanted and if the gift not provide for such an institution the city shbuUTprevail upon the don- nor to make his gift iu that way. In thus following the desire of the great bulk of the citizens, council could not reasonably be accused of looking a gift horse in the mouth. The gift, it is understood, is to be made to the'jcity and the city as a whole will provide the balance ol the funds necessary. Under these.cir- cumstances the hospital could not be other than- a city hospital. Kr. Kfag pato- ten aa IKWVS: "My aaaafMaae the Literal iMtoan ia Jbrib Waterieo M a vfckfe takra and earaeai nomMnalina Mjr ol the aight 4wrtag Department of ta- bor hat grown to he one of the moat impotiant of the aflordad too HiAajr op for public aenrica and u too Bear my heart u> lightly parted _ from. Indeed, "thi roapoaaibiiitki nvohred in giving up a poaiikm of great public hat been BO fully that were it jaot. deepest of convictions to what u at the present time a pub- Ik dutyA j. .would certainly not my connection with a department with which I have been associated from iU very creation. these Uwre Uet deepest perhaps the feeling that mem- bcrahip in the House of Haw (Totoato Saturday Night.) are teltiof a itory aboot Lav Salman, wbteh rather puU the backer in the It will be renumbered that after the Capitals refused to play on the water-soaked grounds at the Islaad MI July 18, the Tecuwaeh had to pay bade their At would afford greater scope for fur thering those very for which the Department of Labor boen promotion of industrial peace, the amelioration of social and industrial the belief that the "younger men. oi Canada should demonstrate tfillinguesfi to share more largely it their country's affairs and to be. pre- pared to make sacrifices if need, t-e toward that end, I have long that, except as applied to the Church where their significance is, perhaps nothing could be tru-'i than 'the words of Mr. Goldwin Smith, that 'politics is the noblest oi all-callings, but the meanest of all trades.' What our country demands today is that young men; whatevei party, should recognize the greatness of the inheritanceb given them by God in 'this Dominion, 'ana should-train and discipline their lives with, to .bringing to the coun- THE MINISTER OF THE INTER- IOR Tomorrow night the electors of Lethbridge will, have the privilege oi hearing Hon. Frank Oliver, Minis- ter of the Interior, discuss the" public questions of the day. Mr. Oliver is the representative of the prairie provinces in the Domin- ion Cabinet. No man better under- stands conditions in the West and no man has given closer attention to the requirements of the country. The amendments to the Land Bill, which made more pronounced than ever, the Liberal policy of the "land for the settler" originated with Mr. Oliver and were carried through the House ot Commons under his guid- ance. The services rendered to Canada and the Empire by the young Canad- ians who served as soldiers during the recent war in South Africa, were fittingly remembered by the passage of an Act of Parliament, making each of them a free grant of land of 320 acres as a bounty. Mr. Oliver is also responsible for this very commendable measure. As an administrator Mr. Oliver has taken front rank. His conduct of the Interior Department has been of a character to win praise from even some of his political opponents. Not a single charge has been di- rected against his administration. Mr. Ames, the magic lantern scandal peddler of the Opposition, admitted that he could not criticise Mr. Oli- ver's policy as minister of the Inter- ior. .The West knows aad values Mr. Oliver as an honest and upright pub- lic man, who is devoting his services to the development of this country. He will be sure of a royal welcome in this city. His address should be heard by all classes of citizens, as his exposition of the issues in the campaign will be lucid and frank. It is worthy of mention that in 1896, when Mr. Oliver first entered the Dominion Parliament at Ottawa, he represented the entire province of Today Alberta has seven members.- The increased represen- tation is almost entirely due to the wise and progressive policy of de- velopment of the Liberal government, and most especially of the Depart- ment of the Interior. That depart- ment gave world-wide publicity to the possibilities of this country andj as a result population flowed in rap- idly. The fertile lands were develop- ed. The nation's wealth was wonder- fully increased and the population of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba has advanced by over 100 per cent, in the five years between 1901 and 1906. cils'of the nation a guidance that is worthy of its destiny. In accepting the nomination so heartily tendered by the Liberals of-my native coun- ty, and in support of the electors, I trust vthat' the sacrifice I am making ia resigning my. present position to devote myself to the larger duties of life will be of itsell sufficient to show that I have no end in view but the well-being of the people at ambition to serve but that of contributing to the hap- piness and prosperity of our com- mon country." There is "no moral that statement, as the Toronto Globe, well remarks. That Mr. King will be suc- cessful in his undertaking' will be the wish of every man'wKo has the interests of the rising generation and the country at heart to some people who wouldn't wait to see the exhibition game "thai watt put on instead of the aehadaled It happened that hundreds of bleacherites, who had paid a quar- ter to enter, made their exit through the (rind stand and were given checks which could ba redeemed for half a dollar. In tbw wtiy tht Te- eumseh club were badly "skinaed." A day or two after tbe game, Mr. Solmau was paying out the cash in exchange for these checks, when a man came along and turned .in a ftfty-eent check. The Teeumaeh president handed him half a dollar. "No, Mr. the honest chap, "I only paid a quarter to get it. That's all J want." said Mr. Solnian, as he held out his hand, "Are you mar- "Then here's a pass for yourself and your wife to go over and see the next game. You're the first honest man I've come across in connection rrith this business." And he handed the astonished fel- low a pass for two. Hw Ditd IS.tH Tinm In "La Dame aux the other day at the Kennington Theatre divine Sarah "died" for the fifteen thousandth time. He >tage suicides by poison total up roughly, to She has jumpebeeauae the are not dotted' and. the are not creaaed that there been impropri- ety, Here are cases which occurred under the last administration that are exactly parallel-to the one our op- have built up aueh a tre> mendoua of. The ir- Kfularitiea are similar, but we do not alkge that-there WM anything improper, and they have no right to allege, any impropriety against ua.> "We have diapoaed of the timber so to ensure development. We rnay he misjudged by people in other parts of tht; we are not afraid-'that' be misjudged by people who are moat interest- ed-tlw .of Weatera Canada." Good Residence Cottrtlaad to ad nOTBMIONAL CA1M down aid bal- ance io ooe tad two at 8 per cent A Limited Namber Only IK Ju IsroHl Mb MB M. W. ft. OALMUITH 114 t a.si. H 13 T4 MM. C M. Trained nurne opta lor CAB be fcMuad at Mrs. W. O. MADAM MOftMAN Tatthav of or HAMILTON ft VOUNO e. i She has sent over bullets into her head from a. revolver, and plong .id the same number of daggers int 'ier bodice. At the reception a ask.d if she really kept a coffin in her house in Paris. 'said SarAh, with a smile; "and so would you if you were .he morgue's most constant custom- er." anything wrong. But we do say, that.if was wrong in .the caae of was just as wrong in the case the Conservatives.' It was.an ordinary business transaction and the main question for the Govern- "It A UNITED CANADA Wilfrid is- now twenty "since -1 Hoow, 5 MXMM ed ftnd 2 loto tor I I very tennm. Kactad for per month. This 15 per cent. CONYftCAflt ft CooyUtare Block Alto. C. SIMMOIM BarHatar, Etc Block. OUR POINT OF VIEW Frank Oliver is good enough for the West. The city council not be com- mended 'for increasing the- salaries of officials to a larger amount than they requested. It is not business. Here is what W. K. McNaught, the Conservative M. P. P. for North To- ronto, had to say of Six Wilfrid at a recent meeting in Toronto: "Sir Wil- frid Laurier is a much loved man. Personally I have the greatest admir- ation for the Prime is the leading duy. I have no hesitation in saying that I think he is an honorable and_iipright man, undoubtedly one statesmen of the NO BASIS FOR INSINUATIONS. v _ Mr. Oliver's Readable Comments Up- on Mr. Pages frwn tht Conservative Record Mr. Oliver in his peech dealt tersely and con- clusively with Mr. Ames' insinuations jl, irregularities in r the -awarding timber berths which were based chiefly on deductions from vfche hand- tenders, on the files of the ment was which tender highest and-was the money there. "I-have here photographic repro- ductions 'Vf: the tenders put in by Traser andcthe tender in the name-of Currie. T Save also photographic re- productions of other tenders put in in former years. I hold the tender for Stonewall, 'Man.; "October[ 23ir1895. It is addressed to the projjer official of the department, in a good fair hand; is the that-berth, and, it is signed Isaac Eiley. The handwrit- ing "is." the jsame top to bottom and with the signature. I 'have- also letter dated Stonewall, December 1895, in which" plains aboutjhe survey of this berth. assumed the leadership ol the Liber party; or, to put it now'twenty, years since ..the' too great partiality of my friends in the House of Commons' put upon my shoulders the' responsibility -lead- ing the Liberal party. My friends now I am sincere when I say I would have wished .that the burden, the duty and the honor had been.entrust- ed-to some one from the great banner Province of Ontario. I would have followed with glee, with enthusiasm, the leadership .ol a" man like my friend, or .Mr. but with too great partiality my chose nic to be their stand- ard bearer'I swore to myeeli give to the' taskr the whole of. my; "my soul' and my" body, and that 1 have done. (Cheers.) L' ADDllBON ai Crabb 8t. LETRBRlIXiE. ALIA. .Phone, a. ROLFSOM ARCHITECT f WKHrMy For Sale en bloc A. MACOOMALD ARCHITECT Tbe bottom of the-letter and the sig-l "My-days cannot be Very nature are intone but But whether they. are. long' or short, _.A iL.------ _ Department. Mr. Oliver's and very much to -the point: "The_ whole of the attack upon 11.2 Government rests practically on o instance. There was a certain timber limit applied for. It. was advertised, in the ordinary course, to be-put up for coispetftion. There were three lenders. Two of them were in the handwriting of A. W. Eraser, one Be- ing in .his own-name ani the other in .that of W. H. Nolan's for There was a third tender by James Currie on behalf of Mac- dbnald Bros., of Otawa, for The suggestion is that Fraser had an not in the same, writing as the writ- ing in the tender, bearing no resem- to it ia perfecly clear that same agent out the tender and signed Riley's name, as he had authority to do. But, be- cause we find a letter on file in his own are" we to suppose thai, therefore, this tender was a forgery or that any "fraud or wrong j was intended? We are not going to be so absurd. The tender is for There were the same berth, and D. put in a, tender ior The difference be- tween Mr. Riley's and. Mr. Sprague's tender was, therefore, only We was Mr. do not anything allege that wrong or there that Riley must have known j Mr. Sprague's tender, to Understanding with an official of.tbcjhave floriorrrnont thot hri Tinf in fWk _ department; that he put in the and there are some ministers in his tender in his own name, and that, as cabinet who are undoubtedly good, faithful and honest servants of the people, such as Messrs. Pateraon, Fisher and Fielding. Hon. R. L. Borden in a speech at Peterboro, that there was no need for haste in filling up the coun- try. That was the Conservative pol- icy prior to 1896 and if it had been d from 1896 to 1906 what kind of a country would Western Canada be at the present time? A thinly populated land practically at a stand- still. No more of that policy for this countrv. Beneath 'the sign "Conservative Ccmmittee at North Bay are the words, "Thirty minutes in Dream- n sign for a moving picture theatre. That latter phrase correctly describes the platform of the Con- servative party. "NO MORAL DECAY HERE" There is no "lowering of public life in Canada" when a brilliant VOuiig Fnaii like wiliam Lyon Mac- kenrie King resigns the pleasant and lucrative office of a deputy minister to contest a constituency for the Mouse of Commons. Mr. King has accepted the Liberal .nomination for North Waterloo, his native constitu- ency. Mr. King, besides pos- sessing ability of a high order, has the fighting qualities of his grand- father, William Lyon Mackenzie, the little rebel." He will put up a brave but honorable fight in a con- A NEW BISHOP. Victoria, B.C., Oct. an- nouncement of the appointment of the Dr. Alexander Macdonald, vi- car-general of Antigonisb, N.S., to the Bishopric oJ Victoria, B.C., came- from Rome a tew days ago. The Jurrie put in a tender for this official, according to arrangement, submitted another tender which Frasor had written out .and signed Nolan's name to, leaving the amount blank so that the official might fill in the amount neoissary to taker the limit. The suggestion is that the of- ficial wrote in the figures and 1 put the cash in the envelope! and declared that the tender was the I highest. "The official of the Department who opened the tender, was J, G. Turriff. He was examined before the Public Accounts Committee and swore that he did not do this. Mr. Fraser also one knows that there possibility ot such a .thing occurring, and there treasure as the most: holy thing in my, 1 may say confidence which has been placed in me by men who were not of my own kith and kin. But though "they were, not of my own kith and kin they knew that their rights wereL just as sacred to me. as the .rights of my own people. (Cheers.) I have endeavored to rmaintain" the principle that" the Liberal party is broad enough, that Liberal principles'are large enough to give an equal share of justice and liberty to all men, no. matter what may be'their race or religion. This is the feeling that has animated, me, and this is the feeling which shall animate- me to the end; if-my eyes close upon a Canada more united than I found it twenty years ago when I assumed the leadership of the Liberal party I shall die-in peace and happiness." (Loud and prolong- ed cheers.) Those' wishing Lto purchase a block of land, will do, well to see me, as I have some choice blocks in sev- eral locations. Prices are low and the quality and land'can- not be For particulars, write Box 387 or "call" at my" office the Block. E.T. McGregor Eftote Broker ALTA. F.. ft. X M., Q. R.; A. Rrguhr meeting night, the tbim Thursday of each month in trw Masonic Hall, P. O. Block, at S p.m. VUiting brethn-n will alwayi i rtcem beany welcome. AC.ME88ER, W. H. C.V.affORKEY, Secretary. Box W7 LCTHBRLDGE r Get better cooking results from less fuel TPHIS range was.built to get more and steadier heat out of the fuel you burn. bake andrroast perfectly. do all "that the highest priced range will do and do it easily. Gurney-Oxford Chancellor Is built of dead flat, patent levelled steel. duplex revers- i v -D vi- i lble this grate no coal can appeared before? the Public Accounts drop through until it is thoroughly burned Committee, and swore that he wrote both tenders and filled in the figure himself, and put the money] in envelope himself. Miss Munro! who was Mr. Turriffs -the teeth cut off the dead ashes from the bottom of the ftre when_-_the--grate is quick, hot fire. oven, balanced down and forms a firm stenographer, i shelf for basting, etc.', that she was present when the 1 The detachable copper reservoir will t-.-ndcrs were opened, and that keep you supplied with plenty of hot facts were as stated. There was ab-i water- solutaly no contradictory TM? Gurne7 Oxford Chancellor Range ami, I submit that, in face of those sworn siatemcnts, and J. F.Rodgera JOB. FOR SALE HORSES Heavy and Light YOUNG SafeSUMes M St. MeeVlat aril 3rd Mondays in K. of P Hall at o'clock. brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P 24-ly T...T. WHITE, W. S CauEa Order ot Foresters (W This is the range you should havn in your rmaft should write us about to-day asking for full information. in the ab-j perfectly, roasts to a easily con- I Opener with all its retracts, ap- pears on Saturday, Oct. 3 L KB mm of contradictory evidence, noi trolled and perfect in operation. man has a right to ask an audience! to believe that there was anything wrong done. It is an imposition on the people to go around the country and insinuate, and insinuate what' has been disproven on oath. (Loud j cheers.) "Mr. Fraser that it was j customary not to put in the figures until the last moment. This was consedVm! a nrcnssary precaution j so that thi% business of one man might not leak out and give a corn-! petitor the advantage. A return was produced bofote Parliament and I myself went through thai return and noticed ijnFtanc.s of similar tices when the Consorvativos were in office. We do not admit that there i was anything wrong in what was done; and we do not allege that, because the like was done under the, Conser-: vative administration, that there was 1 1 MIICE Hick M.M The most up-to-date Rest aurant in Southern Alberta Watch the new Bulletin Board for the menu for each meal GURNEY-OXFORD Golden Nugget No range was ever sold at so low a that was so solidly built of dead flat, pat- ent levelled steel, lined with asbestos aad containing so many of the latest improve- ments in range The new Gurney-Oxfocd reversible grate gets the best out of any coal and gives a quicWy responding fire. The oven gives an absolutely eraturc and is extra large. Let us you more about it. The Curacy StMtdmrd It the place to get a good Square Meal. Everything new and dean. Cotldafe Block. Short Ordvff at all Hours Ftasktass Cafe Ofvtr BtiwccR Neils CARROLL A DOYLE IU.2C Meets iu K of P Hall laat Thuradaj? of month Viaiting Brethren Welcome J. F. BOGERS, C.R A. NEIDIG, LCTMBRIDGE C. B. P. p. E. Meeto on Che Taeaday of month at 8.16 p.m. A. 8HARMAN. M. PRIEST. E. K. SecxvUry. Lodjge Pride of Alberta, JSo. 283 SM it Mett HI UM of Pytaiv Bair tfcinl Tkurwiay tW i 8 1 AMOCIATIOM W STATIOflARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Han every and and foortb Moodayi w mocth. Empkyers nrpiirinc certifkaled gineera, and eugioeen out ol aainlor ment, do well to eoaoraaieali with M. tOBKRT W. A. DICUON, BeereUry The Oxford Cafe SERVE! GOOD MEALS. Uen Renodelled Freah Oysterm, Cigwm, Fruit and Confectionery JOE FONG Proprietor ;