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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Mr. paHjr had ooi bad been prcach> CotUMQM for bat to M had fone on iviuuaiagljr the eople .had not aid-much atten- Uciily, Dotty. MX Mootta. bf 'Bail ttuaftfca. hf mail and ,86 bub IX.JUOGCS POUTiCS IN There are BO less than three retired supreme court in Quebec tak- ing active part in the elections on the Conservative ..'side, Sir Alex- ander Lacoete, who is, as it- were the secret consulate chief of the Quebec wing of the Conservative paxtyj ex-. Judge Dohe7ty, the accepted Conser- vative candidate for St. Ann's divis- ion; and ex-Judge Ouimet, who has been asked to contest Yamaska, aud u to consider the request fa- vorably. The Montreal Witness, in calling attention to this feet, points out that they are all drawing large pensions from the country. What is this if not Considering that a pen- sion is 'the reward of activities tliat are suppoiedly exhausted, there are those wlio' would consider the ance of one bar to other stren- uous occupations. The incongruity of having men] the serene, separated and ''sacred altitude of the bench of justice all the -while looking forward as well as. backward to the world's conflicts and party warfare is as .'demoralizing 'as it is policy for one part of the country different preached free trade in one place and protection iu Bordeu wilfully the people He knows that uU Western have vot d and talked against protection, while those in the East have been iu of a tariff as high as "Hainan'i gal lows." The two-faced tariff policy is that of the Conservative pmriyr Hon. Mr. Gushing in ,u speech u! is an easy thing for a man to get on the hustings and make insinua- tions against public men, but it is a cowardly thing and no person with any sense of manhood or honor would do it. It is more honorable to hold a man up on the street and demand his money. than to endeavor to d> priv.e a public man of his character. It says very little for the opposi- tion that in- their forlorn hope of reaching the treasury benches they are forced to resort to such base tac- tics. Sherman veie too marrow to Advtuce BocUlfoa very rapidly, he Kier Hardie. it P.. Unionist, he a- Hon. R.. P. Roblin'fi voice has giv- en "out and he has to return to Man- itoba, It is too bad for that voies of his was doing good sen-ice for the Liberal party. f Side lights J THE SCANDAL TALK Henry Dalby, former Conservative organizer is out; as an Independent Conservative candidate against Her- bert B.'-Ames in St. Antoirie divis- ion of Montreal. He is a Conserva- tive but is not-infatuated with the scandal campaign that is being pon- ducted.by R. L. Borden and his fol- lowers. Interviewed by the Montr al Witness, Mr. Dalby was asked: "What do you call the worst cle- ment in the Conservative "The self-righteous element; which prates continually about purity, .whether it practices it or not; which takes a magnifying glass or a magic lantern, to illustrate the corruption of. the unspeakable enemy and leaves it to the other fellows to discover-.or denounce the sins of its own party. on the Hat A ifedicine Hat man died and we-it to his This man. walked around growling, as .most people of the Gas City do finding fault with everything, auc saying that he couldn't see that hea ven was much belter than Medicine Hat. "Why, he observed to a shadi who happened to be near, "this is all undermined with gas, just like Medicine Hat, and when you're no being blown up you are being eui focated to death in some sulphurou subway or I don't see the tis o! coming to heaven., anyway." "Excuse me, my dear sai 'the shade to whom he was talking "you have made a slight mistak :This is not heaven." ciated the difficulty in the of organUed Labor iu Canada. He not there as a delegate, he came ,to Canada to investigate the condition of the.Socialist and Labor parties. Organized Labor must enter into the political arena if they desire to do any good. To assist the colliers of Scotland, he entered He had been through all phases of the fight and always did his best. The Coiigress should arrange to have an agent in Great Britain to check every lie and keep clean the good name :ie next convent ion of Colonial Pre- uers meet in London, a meeting of 10 Trade Unionists of the Colonies s well. While here in Canada he ould endeavor to build up a party riat was both a Socialist and a labor >arty at once. Violation of Principle The attitude taken by the Socialist party in Canada a violation of Socialist principles (applause.) et together as working men and he result would be good. In parts of Europe the Socialist and labor paries were pulling in op- posite directions: In a few years the Socialist' party of Canada would be the governing power. If there was to be a labor movement it must be a genuine labor >arty and the men returned must not seek for personal honors. Mr. Hardie took his seat amid a continued ap- plause. Delegate Simpson, Toronto, said he fully expected Mr. Hardie's re- marks would produce the effect they did. He felt Delegate Landers' resolution would brjng forth good fruit. The congress should not force upon the few Socialists present a vote Ihat would compromise them. They were not there representing the Socialist party, but as trade union- ists. Delegate Landers said he agreed with Delegate Simpson that the reso- lution would compromise" the Social- ists and he asked to be .allowed to ;withdraw his resolution. .Pledge Delegate Pettipiece said as a mem- ;ber of the Executive of the Socialist iparyt of British .Columbia he would Of Portland OM TRACK TODAY Tte tatlej to. IbL Saton Years' Eiyericke tactical In bf SUcs at F. German The Between Sage's and Roy's, pkuie Dad's cU had a bagful of aaJary innrMM for free distribution, and to far every to hold out his uiitt has had it filled. Add if his nerve was not rtrong enough put hU high enough the Council wore than filled mitt. Fancy a mau asking hit employer to doubk hJK salary all at one lick aod hia< boss saying, "No. my dear boy, that is not enough; I'll give you two hundred a year more than you ask. The man would say, ''No, thauki, I'd rather not work for a craxy man, a business mail for mine." But when salaries are toxbe increased doesn't count with great public bodies So the city solicitor is raised two uuiiuTeu ifiu lurly. per engineer forty per cent, the clnVf of police ditto, tne mechanical super- intendent, Dad saya, is to get 6fiy cent, more, and all tte rest of the employees are'awakening to the fact that plums are falling off the tree. Soon more mitts will be ex- tended, and to save their laces Dad and hie generous-hearted colleagues will have to fill them all, good, bad, and indifferent, all alike. Gee I I hear in the distance the rrumble and roar of the augmented force of the thirty-one kickers next December. I I do not mean to suggest that Ames personally is open to the sus la the days when certain sections of South Missouri were famous for the illicit distillation of whiskey' a ;visitor' was introduced to a "man named Joshua, famous locally for his illegal trade. "Are you the j sun stand inquired the visitor .pledge himself that if a convention parties were held the Social- ist-would abide by the decision of that convention.. Amendment to Act Delegate Simpson submitted the following amendment to the Lemieux "That the trades immediately af- picion of doing the wrong things he denonuces. I would be the first to resent such an imputation against Mm. But I cannot 'help thinking that he has painted Canadian public Hie., in unwarrantably dark colors. The quinquennial slangwhanging which always breaks out before a Dominion- election, has been organ- ized and systematized this time, to such an extent that it is calculated to defame the character, and injure the financial credit of the country. I think some of the gentlemen who solemnly announce that purity is the chief plank in their party platform are doing themselves an injustice. To speak of purity as a party policy, is suggestive of nothing as much as responded the other. am the Joshua who made the moon-shine still." LABOR M. P. P. CRITICISES SHERMAN AND PETTIPIECE Goal, Ice and gRAYWG! Wcstcrik Transfer Co. LONG Office opposite Balmoral PHONE ea Good Residence Lots On Westminster Komi aud Courtlsnd Street for Efta One-tbird down and bal- ance in one And two years at 3 per cent A Limited Number Only PROFESSIONAL CAJLDS OR. W. 8. GALBRAITH Tte t. L toraii Nrt Iffta Ito Rut HI Oltice 914 Kedpath Bt. Before 9 a.m., 'Phooe IS ,8-3 7-S MAOAM NORMAN Pi.niiU) uf pianoforte voice production. VisiU or tory or advanced. ior ex a HOUM, Cr.bb HAMILTON you NG Block. K.C., 6.C.L.; 8. B. C. CONYBEARfc JONEi BariiKters, Solicitors, "Cuiiybeare Block. Alta. opposed to the unions affected the Act voting on its abolition. He said thos'e who spoke against the Act had not given one good reason why the Act should be abolished. The vAct was proved good and the Congress would be doing wrong if they did not stand by it. Delegate said the amend- ment wa's good and the vote should be taken from all organized" bodies fected by the Lemieuic Act be re-.affiliated Congress. He guested to subrnit to the Executive spoke very strongly in favor, of the Council of the Congress the necessary amendments to make the bill effect- ive from the working class stand- point and that the Executive Coun- cil be---instructed to obtain these amendments to the Act and that in the event of the Government refusing to grant these amendments a refer- endum on the advisability of repeal- of an unfamiliar a tentative trial virtue." "Do you think that at a time when there is said to be a great deal of cor- ruption in public life, cither party is justified in adopting purity a's a chief plank in its platform? 'I think that to talk about purity as a party policy is to juggle with words. A party policy is a matter of opinion something which differentiates one party from another. There is no room for difference of opinion about the necessity for honesty in public life Of course, both parties profess it, and both are more or less sincere in so doing. The old maxim that honesty is the best policy is a cynicism. Hon- esty which is only a policy is simply a form of dishonesty. The honesty which becomes aggressive at election times is certainly open to the sus- picion of being a matter of policy. I do not say that it would be- uncon- stitutional, but it would be un- usual to hold a Dominion .-Action without somebody denouncing the corrupting of the constituencies and promising to build the Prince Edward Island tunnel." His observations are worthy the attention of the Conservatives who are trying to fill the air with scandal talk in an attempt to fool tho pie. What the country wants party with a policy, not a party with a tongue for scandal. Lemieux Act is not condemned by the Trades and Labor Congress. Halifax, Sept, the closing session of the Trades and Labor.Con- gress of Canada, Delegates Landers, Hamilton, introduced a resolution ihat the members of the Labor Un- ion should unite and vote for the Labor or Socialist candidate, in their Different sections. Mr. Landers, who is tho Labor Candidate for East Ham- ilton, went into detail and gave very forcible reasons why the resolution should go through. Delegate Pettipiece, Socialist Can- didate for Medicine Hat, said the only for the Labor candidate to be successful was to have a distinct platform and that platform should be public ownership. Delegate James, Toronto, said he ing the Act be submitted- to the Congress pledge itself to bv the vote." Act. Delegate Landers, said, the vote should be left to the affected trades. Delegate Fisher, Montreal, said he was in favor of the "Lemieux Act with the exception of .clause 62. But the funny part of the businega is the way these increases -are to be provided for without increasing the taxation. The city engineer's extra seven hundred is to come out of the profits of the electric plant, so is the superintendent's extra six hundred, and there will be a portion of the solicitor's increase charged up in the same way. When the Council figured up the probable revenue of the plant they found out that the profits would fit the payments of the debenture in- debtedness just a shade too soon, but that extra efficient management and economy would balance it- up even. Now, if a big slice of that is to be cut off for salaries, where in- the mischief will the debenture payments get off at There must be a "boost in the tax rate unless the electric plant is a bigger gold mine than it looks from the road. It is reckless throwing away of the filthy lucre that makes people elect those mean, nar- row, sting fellows on the Council that are a curse to any municipality. There is a happy medium. A man gener- ally values himself high enough, or j a little more. So wlien the solicitor thinks he is worth a thousand to the city it is hardly likely, he is worth twelve hundred, and it would not hurt the .engineer to split the differ- ence between the value he placed on himseli.when he wanted the job and now that he has had it for.a while It's kind of hard on the other fellows to call a as they are getting ready for their hand-out, butlt mus be done: House, 5 rooms, plaster- ed and 2 lots near eleva- tor down Balance very easy terms. Rented for per jiionth. This pays 15 per cent. Ufaerta Realty Co, I WMi HKt UttMijt C. SIMMONS Barrister, Etc Office: Southard Block. President Vervolle said he had not heard one argument against prin- cipks the cipk's of the Act. Seven-eigftlhs of inarfcarne under th'e'AcT abide' were successful. Secretary Draper said he was not temptation to slip ADDISON SON Funertl St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone 102 F. B. ARCHITECT B Wriitruy Stack. For Sale en bloc Thoes 'wishing to purchase a block of land, will do well to see mo, as I have some choice blocks in sev- erar locations. Prices are. low the quality and lay ,of the land 'can- not be beaten-. For particulars, write Box 387 or call at my office in the Postoffice -Block. E.T. McGregor Real Estate Broker LETHBRIDGE ALTA. JAS. A. MACDOMALD ARCHITECT Macdonaid Block, Redpath Strtot Lcthbridgc, A1U. Lethbridgt A. F. A. M., G. R. A. meeting night, the thiro Thur.sd.ty of each month, in Mawiiiic Hall, P. O, Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will alwayt receivt u hearty wfilconre. A.C.MESSER, W. M. G.V.8TORKEY. Secretary. P- 0. Box W7 thought Mr. Hardie would tell the Socialist and Labor party could come together. Delegate Sherman, Socialist Candi- date for Calgary, said there was no Socialist candidate up, he would vote for the Labor candidate1. Delegate Studholme, Hamilton, said the delegates who were Socialists were going too fast. They might be but Socialism in other parts of Canada, was not so peo OUR POINT OF VIEW J. G. Turriff. M.P., is not paper man who never to be candidate when there an elcctii-n. He is going to meet him in a of j-int meetings. Now isn't Mr. good enough f-r Alberta? Didn't his speech eon- you that is honest and straight and ena. avoring to l'c--t interests o' Hi.- West? At Hespeler, in reply to a state- ment by Z. A. Hall to the effect that what Canada wanted was more o The Best Thing Secretary Draper said this was the best that could be done. The Congress had gone a long way to assist the Western delegates and it was up to the latter to support the executive in this matter. The act had been tried and found all right and the only fault that had so been found was with the work- ing of the Act and the boards ap- pointed and he never would agree to have it abolished. Delegate Todd, Montreal, said he was against the Act, the amendment might settle it for a time, but only for a time. Delegate York, Fort William, was also opposed to the Act- Delegate Sherman said he would support Delegate Simpson's amend- ment to the resolution. Not One Good Reosan Delegate Studholme said he i iavor of the abolition of the :Act. Delegate Pettipiece read the tele- grams to and from Sir Wilfrid Laurier and suggested that a copy bo. sent to R. L. Bordea and the, answer given to both on October 26. ABOUT.. DAD'S COUNCIL SM Dad's Council has been having bou- quet's thrown at them all year, and they hit the right place, too. Dad's subjects don't raise any holler about spending money when it is spent, but when it comes to giving it away thai io a different matter. Talk Well, we have got the square, and the people are mighty glad to have the business settled. The report o the committee made good reading fo the people, even though the autho of the document could not resist th in a boost for a wno "iii the public eye. The thing was. so. hanged thin, however, that it lost its desired moral effect, and is a good joke. Now, it is up to the Council to get busy on plans for its im- provement so as to make it a real park, not a likely-looking sheep pas- ture. I have a hunch that the direc- tion of affairs in regard to the fixing up of the square, and the" boulevards should be handed over to a commis- sion of citizens, probably the execu- tive of the Horticultural Society, that the editor keeps cracking away at. A Council committee that could make dandy streets would make a proper bull of park paths and flower beds. Give the work to men who delight in these things, and who would willing- ly serve their city in this way, prob- ably without getting anything out of it but appreciation or execration. J. F. Rodgers Jog. A. Young FOR SALE HORSES Heavy and Light RODGERS YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. I Afoets 1st M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 6 Visitinji brethren are cordiaUy.iuvited. S G! DAVIES, W.T 24-1 y T. J. 8 Canadian Order ot Foresters Leotriigt No. 262 Meets hi K. of P Hall lasi Thursday of month Visiting Brethren. Welcome J; F. ROGERS, C.R A. NEIDIG, F.S. somehow, and it will cost money to do it. The money will be well spent if it is in charge of some one who understands the work. PECMLTS CROCKERY See the North Window HE GURNEY-OXFORD Canadian This new oven fea- ture makes this range a wonderful bread baker V O U who have 'worried about an 1 unevenly heated have had cakes and bread burned to a cinder on one side while the other was will be glad to hear of this new steel range that is really new. The front of the oven in a Gurney- Oxford Canadian Range is as hot as the heat is evenly distributed throughout This is done by the new Oxford Division flue: The old style flue drew the heat of, the fire to the back of the oven making that the hot- test part. This new flue divides the heat and forces half of it to go over the front of the oven keeping it at an even temperature throughout. Besides this great feature, the Oxford Canadian is fitted with the new Gurney- vjxrora reversible grate, that Durnsevery particle of coal, gets all the heat cut of it. You can keep this range geiag all the winter, for the grate has interlocking The moat up-to-date RestT anrant in Southern Alberta THE HUB Watch the now Bulletin Board for tbe menu for each meal LuTHBRIDGE MO. C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the ae-cond Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARMAN, M. PRIEST. E. R. Secretary The CeaMale Is the place to get u good Square Meal. Everything new and clean. tetwufj IK Start Comldale Block. Short Orders at all Hours Lodge Pride, of Alberta, No. 293. Sou of England leufit Sotiet] Mwt in tin. of Ball wry tirnt urn! tkinl Thuniiluy in tbtr month at 8 p.m. Viaitii-.g brethren Walter W. 1'rtat.i.iiil PrrtT. Itobim, Bos 57. Lethbfidge NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION Of STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Lubor Hall and and fourth Mondays in month. Empltyers roquiring certificated en- gineers, and eagineera out o! employ- ment, wld do well to communicate with us. NEVIN. Chlet W. A. D10KSON. Secretary. This range low toon of and improremenls of hicbeat priced than any tW teeth which when operated cuts all the of lie fire making it as bright and hot as if newly e cb from coal to wood burning in a minute witiiout tools or the linings. linir.gs are honvy, and may removed without disturbing the top of dead from the bottom liht. The sratc ran be c BuHt of dead flat, patent tareUed lined wit The fuel-saTfcc Oxford frate. The eswfly-remorwJ Tbe erenly bcated oyen. x The detachable copper reservoir, Tl'.e fire the range. This range is built of the finest plan; ,'ied steel-blue finish steel. HigK Closet O'j 5O txtre. S7.OO You should see this Gurncy-Oxfor-l Canadian write us for full particulars. The Gurney Standard Metal Company, Limited KitfK S7.5O oir S5.OO Call snd this Curney-Oxford Goldtm Ranee or fur booklet. Calgary, First-class Cafe Skort Onkr ftetwcen Neils CARROLL DOYLE lite ta Restnrnt For GOOD MEALS Sho: t Orders at all Hours Prompt and Efficient Service Oliver Block Phone 228 ;