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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta I. MIAYINC JOHN BROOIC IMG Ufa PAPER THINKS LAURIER WILL WIN Place Your Orders for OWING .WITH.... JU. HUME Guaranteed PHONE 289 (Proui the few York The olkial t- tawa on Thumday that the Canadian Cabinet htt decided tliat the iou general shall be heid oa October, M had been partially 4U- are uivieuuibly good for and eleetcrsl te- proof, the as jrei fail- Hi to.rouae Uwu latiguid inter- est curiouty, they involve da- aud with which tke are un- ________ the Ubftrals have a general ap- advantage of directiac of the eieetataie to Uife already accomplished and aw contemplated, such the pro- a month. with the Hudson Bay Hallway and the which got under AW iiue> for the way in ftcations to all the and will continue until November 3 In Canada with the'general elec-j failurt te tions only five ahead there U any damfeiatiitf agatnai tha, as yet scarcely a ripple of excite- Liberal Adminiatraiian may to aaid meat. This situation arUesJrom the U its graat waaknaaa in.ttaupras- fact that the Conservatives have so j campaign a party, af far failed to raise any commanding is-! With faifly cantant by the uuoftcial intiMation a few afo thai Parliament would be dissolved peal made to the therefore, wUl have practically a di- rect campaign of a little more than erican campaign, August, alter oOdal transcontiuenfel rway is Prince Rupert on the Pa- a I Cret our PRIES on Corrugated Irxm Galvanized and Painted MeUUkSkfing before buying "We hare just placed a carlond of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'a goods in stock IlKU'S HNyHCTUlING amn Office and Factory tit, MM NMns msn Telephone 158 IW195 sue which sura the people. The lib- erals, oil the other liand, have a sub- stantial "majority in Parliament and Sir Wilfrid Laurier goes to the couu- Iry on the general policy of complet- ing the great have had previous hisUry their inception under Liberal rule in II7S Sir John during the fait twelve, years, and more particularly the pushing to com- pletion vt titc- nwr-traoseontinenta'l railway. An aoded impetus gmn to the Liberal onset by the announcement that next Monday the Grand-Trunk Pacific will open up passenger service over 666 miles of 'newly laid track from Winnipeg [to Wainwright in Albarta. On the Conservative side, Mi. Bor- den, Mr. Foster and Mr. Ames, who chiefly represent the Opposition, seem to be making the issue of higher du- ties their principal constructive plank, together-with an attack on the increasing expenditures of the Gov- ernment, and some revelations of boodling and graft in certain depart- ments. The question of tariff, there-! fore, figures as perhaps the chief is- sue on the Conservative side Awhile the Liberals have raised: the cam- paign cry of "Let Laurier finish his .The Liberal position pn. tariff is simple. The Liberals hold that the tariff can be raised so high as to pro- duce absolutely no rtvonue, with the result that taxation must be increased in order to. provide Government's expenses. Granting this, .the contrary is also name- ly that the tariff can be to low that no revenue would be, the table result, while burden of-the government would in. that atoo fall wholly upon the in tht shape of taxation. Between these ex- tremes of. a prohibitory tariff Coupled with high taxation and practically free trade with ite-'complement of High taxation, the Liberals at- tempt to hold a middle course with, as they claim, the consequencs that large revenue Is received and the burdan of taxation .is decreased. Adding to this the policy of British trade preference, adopted with things as are and 4auM the the pram- the art making a toeing fight from the start. This is in striking contrast, ti the previous history of that party. THue had the electorate of Dominion thorough- ly aroused over thj tiriff quoatiwn; in ISV Vie Northwest rebel I ton and its incidental wore up for set- tlement; in INI reciprocity .was the burning issue; in llSf the-Manitoba scstool quoetion was to the foro; in IMS tho attitude of tho province ef Quebec in relation to tho Boor War, teurad largely. In all thoao cam- there 'wore ioauoa, lid apathy and inspired tho gonuine party im, whon Sir Charloa pi.- dropped out as an active factor in Canadian the opposition has "been almost nominal. The reasons for this are chiefly personal rather than partisan. While thet Conservatives have labored un- der, the disadvantage of haying no commanding personality among their leaders the Liberals in. Sir Wilfrid have a statesman who has ,wun first rank among Caaadian-stat- esmen and Colonial premiers arid is MMMMMMIMMM An example of hcwDeliciout Cakes 4 Pastry can be made made of CAB beat to by trying any at ttne ME FUR IMS ATAttQlIAKS Our Bread ia made of the fineat flour by a baker who how to bake. THE Inati f .ol Arrow at Birtpn At- last had .a wry, pkaaant trip and quite taken with tlve quality the location of UM company's The jufin ffaa under the management oi frnfinin. of this city, who looked after the ocyaiort and pleasure of the adrnifaNy.. In the party veM frous Lethbridge, J. F. of Nanton, waa the lUa ol the .company. His pleasantry and was irresistible. He M oae-ot tJse men who are a sort perpetual tonic. Re radiated- hap-. .every pore. He might have a rival in this regard in JL A. Wilbuia of Spokane but that ientieman gave considerable atten tion to objecting he rough gaatronomically conduct of, the THE Co. Ul !BT Kill UVACIWB JttttS now located in DM Bowman Block, Crabb And an to give protuplaad attention io and inquiries rgprriiig Stiki'ti, Cimptii km. Em Shstf I'M, ak. Pttat Eeniajy apj NTMCM N are invited to investigate our Prieea apd Stock 142 tJO. BOB 437 ICE CREM "BUDD" REED to H. Ueed 211 GREAT MASS OF UNEMPLOYED. Britain to Fact .Problem. Lake although the rest of the party thought it Behaved very well. On the ground 'the was entertained by 8. .Walker pioneer of the Arrow Lake District and- while .his guesta a ieeling of amiability and good fel- lowship 'prevailed. One whole day was -spent at Nelson. A trip waa talnn up the lake to see the fruit ranchers and sample the fruit. The afternoon was spent at -the Frail Fair. The party 'agreed with the general opinion that the ex- hibit waa fine. The department occu- pied by the Arrow Lake exhibit London, Sept, problem r of dealing with the unemployed in the. great centres of 'population through- out the United .Kingdom is being seriously conwlftwd by the Govern- ment authorities, all of whom agree admittedly a figure in vorld politics, j that the number of persons out of work will be greater the coming win- ter than ia many years before. No The first Trench-Canadian to achieve the" Premiership he has succeeded in impressing his personality upon his Administration to a degree _ scarcely equalled, certainly not surpassed, by Sir ,John 'Macdonald in his prime. He also certain admirable .qualities which: eminently fit him for Canadian leadership in the days of unt xampled development of the Do- minion. His schemes, such as the ..Transcontinental Railway, the Hudson. Bay Railway, the develop- ment of the Canadian waterways, the All'Red and British prr-ferential have touched the imagination qf "his ,countrymen and filled Can- adians with optimism as to the splen- did future Canada is entering upon. lithe ami vigorous, dtspite, "his Fixty-aevea ryears. he ijJ still buoyant and hopeful and with abundant con- estimate-has been' made of the unem- ployed, in London, but a census taken by the newapapjers-of provincial cities urally- attracted their tion. The display here consisted. of I grains grasses. A sunflower, measured fourteen feet in height." The samples of alfalfa, red top, lucerne were excellent. -It is a wonder how some of the 'cab- bages ever stood on one leg. Equally god was the of corn, beans, apples, -strawberries, plums, Burton is seventy miles north of West Robson and nestles among the aurrounding high moun- ting which have suggestive Indian names. The v valley about six thousand "acres, not includ- alarming- aumbars. The con- ditions at are probably worse than of the "oth lo a state. which they have held made by Qeneral ent Baker, of the league, today. Mr. while in the present wil, enter Mr> dis. it has reached In the matter of expenditures the Liberals ;ilso take pride in the fact that the Government has expended during el- ven of control cm j public improvements and waa com- pelled to borrow only whereas during the last eleven years' Conservative rule ending in 1896, the Gowrnmdf'nt expended in public improvements, but in to do so was compelled to bor- Of course this argument is spacioua in that it does not take into account incroaing development of the Do- -ninion and its consequent increase in but tho contrast of figures ia impressive in the popular view. Tho distinction, therefore, between ,ib rals and Conservatives ii C-in- tua has tho somewhat unusual merit >f bcinp jnoro or loss clearly indicat- in the of tho parties them- Th.- have ompellcrl to follow in the wako of r.ibc-ral proprf-ps, and with no domin- tinp personalities among tho Icad- rs thf resignation of Sir Tupptr they have naturally oncontratvci thtir attack for the most >nrt not upon the undeniably big HAS A TEACHER TO HIMSELF Spokane, Sept. sen, 11 years of agei'probably occu- pies the most peculiar position of pupil under the Public school-system in the United States. '.He is the only child of school age in the district near Kettle Falls, Ferry county, Washington, and has a teaclier all to himself. The instructor is M. R. Hcneyman, formerly of Spokane, who took charge of the school early this month. There were three pupils at the beginning of the term, soon after which the parents of two of ihem moved out of the district, taking their children with them. Toronto, Sept. A. T. Ross, mayor of Kingston, has accepted the ing a continuation of arable land along the lake shore. Members of the steamboat crew state that it-is the largest valley--pn the-lake. It is traversed by three mountain ,streams. On one of these streams" there is a waterfall which will furnish" the power to light the whole district and provide it with a system of water- works. the location'of bind of the Arrow Lakejifrcharda could not be more. advantageous. Two C. P. R. passenger aad Jreight, steamers pass daily produce can be shipped either to Nelson or Revelstoke. The scenery at this point on the lakes is very picturesque and is one of the beauty .spots of .the .whole, district." With .regard, to the soil, the bottom lands are a .rich- black alluvial. On a higher level Abe soil is a rich olate colored silt, washed down; from the mountains. Experts declare no better soil for fruit land is to be found. Moat.oi the soil on. Mr. Free- man's lands..which comprise two thousand acres is of the latter variety. A sample can be seen at his office in the Whitney Block. The settlers already on the ground state that no irrigation is required. Nature has provided an.ample water supply. The land is kept moist by aubirrigation as the -water from 'the ol were taken .which brought 460. Mr. of and cauliflower ,presented .a ficent diapUy. He stated to the par- ty that the demand for hU produce WM much greater than he could' sup- ply and quoted prices that were top notchers. It might also be stated that hiii second crop of hay is ready for the mower. Next year Mr. Hu- bert .will nuke onions a specialty in the vegetable line. S. Walker, the pioneer of the whole district located in the valley in '99. -suffering severely'at that time from rheumatism which' has long- since disappeared so the ob- aimed at" in locating has been achieved. is an old. prospector and igv a very interesting conversa- tionalist. For the accommodation of the miners and lumber men he erect- ed a large boarding house.which still One of the three mines in the neighborhood is now being worked. v- Practically all the heavy timber has been taken. off the Arrow Lake Orchard lands by the lumbermen. Mr. Walker is a firm believer -ia .the future and, possibilities of the' val- ley and his enterprise is securing for the people already there 'some con- veniences among which is. a govern- ment road. It 'is expected that a school will be" opened" before a year hes expired. Church services are now held _Sunday. -Burton City possesses two stores, postoffice and hotel. Three different excursion parlies vibited the valley- last .week- and a returned this morning from Minneapolis and ,in reply to questions as to. whether there was any truth in the report that the C. P. R. was negotiating for the Chicago Groat Western railway said, "If the C. P. R. were negotiating for the, Chi- cago Great .Western which it is not, I should not have gone to. Minnea- polis to carry on these .negotiations, to London, Eng., where line is owned. As a matter of fact- the C. P. R! has not purchased the Great Western, nor haa it entered into'any negotiations. Ify businesa in Minneapolis had -nothing to do with it." .NOT AFRAID OF DIFFICULTIES (Sir Wilfrid Lavrier at North Bay.) -'The Liberals are -not afraid to meet difficulties to solve 'ithem whenever they 'occur. In last twelve have- had 'Uffkulties more -than- once to aplve, ind we have solved them to the sat- isfaction of everyone. I do not; pre- tend that I am infalible. Far from it; alas! I know it too well that I am Dnly-a miserable sinner. (Laughter.) If I did not, know- it 'the Conserva- tive papers .which I wad every day wouldr-not- keep me in ifBoraace. (Laughter.) It has been fate and lot for the last thirty years to read every day Conservative papem. I hap, if not in this wqfid, per- .lope that, if this .Wotid.-per- onement for my sins. L largo amount of -the land is chang- ing hands. Mr. Freeman makes the following proposition -to those desir- ing to buy, viz., when a tract.is soldMhe company will clear and plant Jtwo acres in trees. It wil take care -oftrthe orchard for four years and guarantee every tree to grow handing over to purchaser at'the end oi.that time a six year old orchard. Trees two years -old will be planted. Thus an orchard will commence bringing, returns before the owner, locates Yon, his laadr are selected" from the mapi twelve months'.will be allowed the purchas- er to look over his land. -At any time during the year.-he may ex- changer-for a new 'location' if he so desires.- The -'company is also pre- pared to give work at clearing to -any locating there, and will allow the work as payment on land bought. Another excursion will be run by the company in the course of two or three weeks. If a purchase is made all expenses will be allowed. How- ever the pleasure of the trip is well There is one thing, howjever, wtich" n y opponents "cannot .take away from L have never lacked the- courage to face a difficulty when a difficulty .vas placed, before" me." (Cfceers.) The a Specialty of mountains flows-down under the sur- face and sufficiently moisture is. ab- _ f Conservative nomination to oppose ,u nt TT_ TT._... Uorbed by the soil. The quality of worth' the money. J7T. Kon. William Harty. things Premier Laurk-r and tho Lib- have done, are doing or pro- )osc to but rather upon special nstances in which there has been a lax or corrupt administration of cer- tain details of governntont. Especi- have tlicy been able to make a >oint in regard to particular instanc- >s of negligent or corrupt civil scr- vico in the Marine and Interior and thf-y couple with hiri a general count of extravagance, >.nd recklessness in Governmental ad-1 ministration, expenditure and poll- cies. Even on these issues, which RETAIL SUPPLIED BY THE NORTHWEST OOS8INO CO. Suits When Others Disappoint non-irrigated fruit is admittedly, su- perior to fruit that has been irrigat- ed. The fertility of this valley is producing results thai are- a sur- prise even to those who have or- chards there. As the writer was a member of the can state that Mr. Freeman's lands have been well selected. On much of them the clearing Is.as light as one can find anywhere and much lighter, ttian a good, deal .of .the surrounding land. Although .the .Arrow Lako District w a comparatively new fruit growing district sufficient progress has ber-n made to indicate the possibilities and the superior quality of the fruil may be raised. Everything that has been tried thrives. Some exceptional results have been fb- tained. We mention what waa seen lin Mr. E. Hubert's wchard to show I what may. be done. Mr. Hubert's or chard is one of the oldest in the dis i trict being seven years old. He pur chased it a .year ago. For som? year? 1 previous jt had not been properl Mended. He paid for his te i acres and says cash would no buy it. Mr. Hubert is very optimis tic regarding the future of the valley The largest apple at Nelson Fa nineteen ounces. A Let! bridge nan pulled one off Mr. Hu that weighs 20 ounces, j The sixty apples sent by Mr. Hubert to the Dominion Fair weighed 40 pounds. One of the plum trees in this gar- den produced 11 cratos which sold for per crate. Two trees, seven years old, produced 18 boxes of ap- ples. One gooseberry bush yielded 28 pounds of berries which sold at lOc per pound. From a patch of ground 15 feet by 40 feet pounds TIMBER SOLD AND BONUSES PAID square square .Had Conservatives secured the same price as Liberals got, the result would Lattarhaads Bill Envelopes Ricaipi Sic Ac TELEPHONE 106 KEEP IN MIND THAT WILL ADDRESS THE ELECTORS OF LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT In Oliver's Hall. Lethbridge Evening OGTOBE1R SND ;