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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta fevtel weaioc at Bt. Lethbrufee, W. A. tUOHAMAJI. Oi Daily, ail detiwcd. OOMtCftVATIVU AMD THI UNO BILL Mr. Oliver ike it thai-the Conaer- dkt ail iu their to de- Und bill, They did not want fcttwu. an extra'JtOaeree. Mr. McCarthy tlie member (or c to SMt J Hit MAfttttAKt Ai private did his to block and U> moved an the bill providing for lut jnent of a Royal couunkiiou to go over tlie land oi the inspect! ami value it before throwing it open to the people lor pre-emption and purchased honied He vu ported in this attitude by Con- servative members frotti the West. The Macieod Chronicle points out that had. the Conservative party liad lowiuf Welcome! Sir Wilfrid feel it fitake kiwwn to JNHI I given my name iu your h Laurier Administration spent to have the line built by the C.P.R. -The article says that Sir Charles Tupper was to have it built for and certain land subsidies. It is insinuated that Messrs. Cox and Jaffray got posses- sion of huge coal tracts that ought to belong to the people. NO would like to clear this case up. In the first place this coal property was never that of the Canadian people. It belonged to the British Columbia Tory Government, who granted it to the British Columbia South -rn Rail- road Company, which company was never able to build. They eventually turned their charter and property is a battle of two eraPkasize our sentiment, Secre-" tiry Treasrer Mclnerney having c'.ihed a having seryeti: for the past three years, Miss Hilda. Svenson: been selected as his successor." Miss Svenson is the first woman to hold this office in Local 16. against one. Harry Miebach is an enthusiastic Bryaru'te. His name appears as a contributor to the Great Falls, Mon- tana, Tribune, Bryan fund. j OUR LETTER BOX. Herald is not responsible for the sentiments in this col- umn. All correspondence must .be accompanied by the writer's name otherwise publication will be refused. FRUIT IN THE WEST Editor, of the Herald, Sir: note that in a recent is- sue of your paper you made refer- ence to the apple growing of Father Van Tighem, and you state that his 200 apples grown on a small tree, "are "something never seen before WON CHAMPIONSHIP. Toronto, Oct. Thompson, St. John, N.B., yesterday won for the fifth .time the ladies' national-golfing championship of Canada. WEATHER Sept. 1 Sept. 2 Sept. 3 Sept, 4 Sept. 5 Sept. 6 Sc-pt-7 O A Q to the Canadian Pacific Railway, only however, after Messrs. Cox ami Jaf-ito froy had acquired the lands in qu B- Lethbridge, nor in Alberta, nor in the whole of Western Canada up to the Hbcky Mountains." -We are forwarding to you by this mail a copy of .our issue of the 21st, in which you will find on page 850 the report of the Horticultural Exhi- bition at Winnipeg. You will notice a half-tone made from a photo of a table of apples shown by A. P. Stev- enson who lives near Morden, Man- itoba. Unfortunately the back part of the table was in the shade and the photographer only shows part of Sept. 11 Sept. 12 Segt 13 Sept. 14 S.'pt. 15 Sept.. 16 Sept. 17 S-.'pt- 13 19 Sept. 20 Sept. 21 Sept, 22 Sept. 23 It may of interest to you that Mr. Stevenson exhibit- Platos of 30 different named var- tion from them. These were s- cured of aPples and 20 plates of dif- through the Tory Government oi the f rc'nt kiiuls of crabs, all grown in Pacific Province, not from us. "Then the claim is made that we paid the Canadian Pacific Railw.iv mora than would have been paid by Sir Charles Tupper. We paid per mile, in all. What did we get? The building of the road and the development of the country, but held acres of coal lands, which we have today, and by mans of which we are keeping Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company from cornering coal and holding up the Canadian settlers. More than that. Yon recall the bargain with the C. P. R. v.-her -by its rat-s could not be interfered with until ,1 certain time? Undrr our bar- gain concerning this Crow's Pass Railway the Government secur- ed control of all rates on fr ight gning into or coming from tho Crow's Xest Pass, and among manr. mar.1' re- ductions we caused to be made was! that of three cents per 100 on all wheat shipped east. The Mail and Empire pays we sp-.-nt S1.S50.WK1 more than necessary. They accuse us of wasting the money. They forget. our reductions on freight, On grain alone, estimating the crnp this at bushels., and consider- ing this rrop alone, wo have-by a three cent reduction saved tho people the amount our critics claim wo" havi wasted. I have calculated saving and on the bushels it would mean Ixlween and That is the soving for one year on on? item of nduced rate his own orchard which has now been hearing apples for almost, if not quite 20 years. We arc wry .pleased to note the success of Revr Father Van Tighem and others who are doing so much to advance fruit growing in the more distant West, and no doubt others may be encouraged by noting what lias been done in Manitoba in a cli- matr which i-j perhaps r-vc-n more se- vori> than that of Alberta. Yours truly, The Xor'-West Farmer, Ltd.l Gen. IJ.1tho. Sept. 25 Sept. 26 S-pt. 27 23 Sept. 29 Sept. 30 FOR 81.8 83.7 78.0 82.8 86.1 89.8 S0.4 64.9 63.1 83.1 84.4 88.5 90.8 85.1 82.6 54.9 62.8 64.1 73.0 72.6 77.8 65.8 42.7 39.7 43.1 49.9 53.7 63.9 64.8 SEPTEMBER; 47.6 49.0 46.6 47.9 51.0 65.5 53.0 42.0 50.9 52.3 46.3 53.1 53.2 43.3 49.0 44.0 44.7 39.9 45.1 45.0 41.9 33.0 32.4 31.7 21.7 24.0 29.0 32.3 31.2 2131.2 71.0 1302.8 43.4 0.02 0.30 0.11 0.18 0.03 0.04 0.73 0.73 The South Alberta Lumber Co. Ltd Have received another car of Short Flooring Siding Ceiling 1000 feet of this covers as' much as 1000 feet of long We are selling it cheap Call and get our prices Corner Westminster Ford JostMofthctitaliil PW225 P.O. bx 654 It that campaign art her a Conservative Restitution is to bo organized. Mr. Glen Campbell, the Cuus1 rvativa candidate ui Dauphin, will. probably be the Mr. Horbert B. If. being course, -Honorary cknt. The motlo of the willj wid Us erublsm will be Diogenes looking for an hon-' est uiAu with a magic lantern. Mr. Glen Campbell is highly iled for th? post of President, by hii .arge interest in the firm of Brown, lietlingfield Co., whose" {ftiiBfi lease of acres figured jw inently in Mr. stock lacture, as it also figures in the Conservative campaign book "Facts for the Elect- under the heading "The Public Domain Looted to Make the Favor- ed Lease Slick The Brown, Beding- fidd Co. lease WRS years ago; it is a perfectly proper all the otheis in the'list given Ju'thq Conservative campaign book, like Abcii ben Adhein's name in the Angel's list, it leads all the rest. Mr. Oliver, the Minister of the Interior, had the original Brown, Bedirigfipld Co. liase with him bpoke at Dauphin on Fri- day last ami he demonstrated loathe which, by the .way, includ- ed Mr. Gk'ii that Con- servative- standard-bearer accord- Mr. and the Conservative campaign literature, a Looter of the Public Domain. For .Vice Colin ;H, Campbell, Uie Attorney-General ot this 'Province is mentioned. Mr.- Campbell-secured from _the Liberal government at Ottawa a few years ago a timber berth fifty square miles in extent. He was' the" highest bid- der, just as Mr. Burrows was the highest bidder in the case .of the Um- ber berths he secured. Every tim- ber berth disposed of by the Liberal Government went to the highest bid- de; after a public call for tenders. A. number of _ Conservatives besides Mr. Campbell thus' secured berths.' But Mr. Campbell 'appears to be the favorite for the yice" of the League. The Ames synonym ior a Liberal" highest tenderer is "Eootrr of the Public Domain. The public sense of justice requires that Con- servative highest too, :be included "jn the of these titles." Then, there is ilr. John Herron, of Macleod, a Conservative member of the recently dissolved Parliament'; he is interested, it is said, in_ three" leases" which he secured from the ..Libctal Goyenimeut. Looter of the Public Domain, he will be..a. prominent member of the'Coa-1 servative Restitution.. League.. William .Cowan, of Prince Albert, and Shaw of Dauphin, are also eli- gible for membership, as are the for- mer members of the Columbia River Lumber Company, all Conservatives, who sold-out their limits at a figure which" enabled them, to and; therefore, according :to the.Ames idea ought to ".restitute" to the national treasury. The "coal lands sales scandal" must -not be JorgotteiS. prime mov- tT in the company organized to ;acr quire coal lands near Taber" is ther of Mr. Robert Rogers, Mr. George .Rogers, of Lethbridge, and the Vice.JPresident of the Lethbridge Col- lieiy Company is "Mr. Colin H. Campbell. How far back, by the way .is this principle of to extend? The Gait Coal Mines cor- Houae, 5 platter ed and 2 late DMT eleva- ior very tented for per month. This 15 per cent. WtertitaltyCfl. 5 OR. W. S. Office fioupaih bi, II f4 MADAM NOftUAM of pUaoforte produekiou, or tory or advanced: for extra. Howard HOUM, Crabb jrgao. REAL ESTATE BARGAINS A, Hig- inbothamyjUdition; corner ;Dryden'' and Torrance, for L Lot 7, Block 8, cor. of McBeth and Bail- ey St. X mile from" North Ward School Lot 3, Block A, good 5 roomed house between Smith and Round -half mile from postoffice Oliver Block Phone 228 The most up-to-date Rest- aurant in Southern Alberta THE HUB the new Bulletin Board for the menu for each meal Lrittrife fc.262 iu :K. of P Hall v last Thursday of month Vigiting Brethren .Welcome J. F. BOGERS, A. LCTHBRIDGE LOUut nO. C. B. p. O. E. Meeta on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN, M. FRIE8T. E. R. SecreUry! LoUge Pride ot Alberta, No. 293. Sens of latfit Swetj Meet in the of Halt ererj fSmt and tfcirt] Thwiwlaj in the mouth at 8 p.m.- -Viniting-bfvthnen alwajt wei come. t W. T. But 67. Tte Cnlblt tetnnit Is the place to get a good Square Meal. Everything new and clean. tetNmt's tt IM Coftldale Block. Short Orders at all Hours NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION Of STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall toe- nnd and fourth Mondays in month. Empltyeri requiring en- gineers, and eofioeen out of enpioT- ment, >uld do well to with us. ROBERT A. D1CKSON, Swretarj. Firskiass Cafe TIKI HTR SHrt Order Bctwtca Meals CARROLL DOYLE ;