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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALb Lethbridge Herald PRINTING CO., LTD. W. A. BtdiMi, Managing Director and Editor. SUBSCRIPTION In Advance ti-50 year Othtriwte a ADVERTISING Month fl.OO per Inch CAN HE DO BOTH? "l.-.fwuit to say that the dey is coming, I believe, and is near at Canadian Churchman and other church pupew. It criticises the Lib- eral government on some of its ex- penditures, but fair- minded and well-informed man will admit that the Goberninent has a good deal to show for the money ex- pended by it. 7 It would be strange, with the annual expenditure increas- ed by in eleven years, if no beneficial result could pointed to as a consequence. Harbors and I channels have been improved and j the postal service has been strength- ened and extended. In some other directions, not referred to Tby ihft speakers at Niagara Falls, good work has been done. The adoption of the preferential tariff has, by its appeal to British sentiment, undoubtedly helped pur export trade to Great Britain. This trade has been still fur- purpose, Sir Wilfrid Laurier his party certain men they are casting doing. They ;lic clothed in iln wliite which in this is white sheep covering as go the foul grizzly hide "hey demand of Sir darj not demand of ler. Sir Wilfrid has al-his sincerity in what-is he Jias made of homesteads on both odd >and even sections, would today be without this additional J j POINT OF VIEW 'Now isn't Mr. good enough r Alberta? Didn't his speech you that is honest and straight and en'K-a to interests D que Medicine Hat Times does Ike to Jxand, when there'will be investigation i-i i- 'no ther extended by the work of restitution as well. So lar J. -consistent "with, the of ..con- stitutional government, the Conserva- imercial are keepiag Can- adian constantly before the tlve pairty Stands pledged to t {attention of the British consumer: bv Canada to bring" back the own- vement the quality of our eiship and control to the i Canada all these lands which haves been alienated under circumstances} indicate collusion or U. L. Borden in Toronto. Mr. Magrath favored that policy Ms speech at Magrath, yet cine Hat, where the sysicra, will be upon the demonstra- ?ven> tlf Dairy Division in lhe cool-curing, and by the divMon restrict- their own leader. both in. public and private life, by i mention the bouquets handed out to "THE STORE OF QUALITY: demanding the resignation of the''men against whom allegations of immoral- ity had grounds of fack Can the Conservatives claim as mucn for their leader? Has Mr. Borden dismisse-! 3 I single man from his circle of advis- ors even when charges against their moral life both as privat? and public men, have been proved and tacitly aCivIiOWleugeu by the tlieiiiSel'vcSf The parable of the mote and the be.tin hss room for srirklic the Conservative party. the Eye-Opener by W. C. Ivee at the recent Magrath meeting. It is evi- dently ashamed of the doughty licu- action. Beneath the sign "Conservative Ccinmittee at North Bay are the words, "Thirty minutes in Dream- a sign for a moving picture theatre. That latter phrase correctly (From Saturday's Daily.) 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 but- when it comes to giving it away that is a different matter. Talk about salary grabs There wasn't any, but there was regular Sunday school picnic scramble. Dad's Coun- cil had a bagful of salary increases for free distribution, and so far every THE CROW'S NEST RAILWAY The construction of the Crow's scrvative p I civic official who had had the nerve 1 Of the Con-j to hold out hie mitt has had it filled. arty. And if his nerve was hot strong enough to put his figure Sigh enough the Hon. R. L. Borden in a speech at Peierboro, Out..said that there was no need for haste in rilling up the coun- railway, as Mr...Oliver, pointed (try. That .was the Conservative pol- jing the fraudulent packing of fruit, out in his speech here was a great j icy prior to -1S96 and if it had been! followed from 1896 to 1908 what kind of a country would 'Western Canada Council more than filled his mitt. Fancy a man asking his employer to double his salary all at one lick and work Railway ie freight benefit to Lethbridge. It opened up j communication between tliis city and rates on j the rich mining country in Southern at that is not enough; I'll give you two hundred a year more than you ask." The man would say, "No, thanks, I'd Compulsory Removal Oar lease having expired we are compell to move, ant! until oar new store is completed .wo will occupy the Enterprise Lumber Co. Warehouse _ '_ Oil KGUND dTKBET. five doors south of the Herald Office Oar intentions are to handle Fresh Fruits, wocenes as usual. Hoping to our customers as satisfaction as G. BRADBEER GO SUCCESSORS TO NELSON FRASER PHONE 21 LETEBKIDGE The construction i populated land practically at a stand- i 13 T J grain, meats and perishable I British Columbia of great benefit to the development i f -t v of ihe country roundaoout he said a] v jot this -road gave, new life-and pros-j still. of that policy for j pects to Lethbridge and feom the day this country PENSIONED EX-JUDGES IN of its completion until the profit. _____ POLITICS i this city has grown. The Conserve-! raiiuer nui word in favor of tae- Bobbins Irri-! gation proposition. Mr. Borden de- i nonuced this scheme as wrong arid J includes its lands in Ms policy of! f lor a crazy man, a business man for mine." Sut when salaries are to be increased business doesn't count with great public bodies. j So the city solicitor is raised two' There are no less than retired j tives, antagonistic as usual to the de-j supreme court judges in Quebec policy of the Liberal party, ing active part in the elections on I denounced the scheme. Leaders like Conservative side, viz.: Sir Alex-1 Mr. Koblin, 'the premier of, R- L- Borden is likely to have, and forty per cent., the al ministers of the Interior in his engineer _ forty per the chin of cabinet if he ever wins the election. at Medicine Hat, he .excluded the j-a Bobbins Irrigation lands from P. Koblin is said to" be ..slated for police ditto, the mechanical super-1 intendent. Dad .says, is to get fifty Mr. JIagrath, at ;Magrath. T i" 1 1 v AZj. t I declared :or Mr. Borden s policy outij ander who as it were the b, call it a steal. But the Senator Lougheed has] more, and aU the rest of! consiliate chief of the Quebec! mad, a good bargain for the! that cannot be overlooked. T. employees are awakening to the the'Cemiervitive the. fight i Judge Doherty; the accepted Conser-1 to Lethbridge and other points railroad j on .that promise, a ad local Consen-a-jtree; soon mor _ to rapidly vative candidate for St. Ann's divis-! communication with the coal fields jtives an '.assurance that C. and, to 'T BUY Mr. Magrath seems acquiring- all the instincts of a poli- __j ,_ __ t-VHf O.I1U. tacian. He is after -votes. Q j of MR. been asked to contest Tamaska, and Hon. Mr. Fishar, Minister of Agri- is said to consider the request fa- culture, in a speech at Milton, Out., j, vorablyr dealt verj- effectively with the atti- MAGRATH AND PRE-EMP TION j The Montreal Witness, in calling j tude of the Conservative party on the Under the heading, "An .Unfair attention to this fact, points out that' question. He said.-' A. Magrath will usurp Prank Oliver. From present appearances Lougheed has the best chance as he docs not have to be elected. Here is what W. K. McKaught, the Conservative M. P. P. for North ronto, had to say of Sir Wilfrid at a recent meeting in Toronto: "Sir Wil- frid Laurier is a much loved man. have the greatest' admir- built by the C.P.R.t The article says ation. for tlle Prime Minister, who is what benefit this pre-emption clause i ance oi ons as a bar to other stren- itliat'-Sir Charles Tupper was to have i undoubtedly; one of the leading the Medicine Hat Times quotes Mr. Magrath in deal- ing with Mr. Oliver's land bill as they are all drawing large pensions! "I sa.vr recently an article in The from the country. What is this if Mail and Empire dealing with the- rwt Considering that a pen- Crow's ISTest Pass railway. It is al- saying: "With his lifelong experience sion is the reward Of activities that leged that thj Laurier Administration of the West'and the Western pioneer, supposedly exhausted, there to have the line Mr. Magrath was unable to see of j those who would consider the accept-j built by the C.P.R. t The article says plums are falling off the tree. Soon more mitts will be ex- save their faces Dad and hie generous-hearted colleagues will have to fill them good; bad. j and indifferent, all alike. Gee I j X hear in the distance the rumble and roar of the augmented force of the thirty-one kickers next December. The Material for your. shed, bam or house xuitill have seen our in. Ship-Jap Finest material on the market, at closest yet uous occupations. The incongruity of having men occupying the serene, separated and sacred altitude of the bench of justice air the while looking could be to the old-established set- tler. He agreed that 320 acres was re- quired for a farm but felt sure that- the majority of the old-time home- steaders would refuse to purchase i forward, as well as" backward to the land under the which j world's conflicts, and party .warfare required three -years residence upon j as demoralizing as it is apparent. the pre-empted quarter, perhaps mil-i es from the and! it built for and certain land subsidies. 'It is insinuated that statesmen of-the. day. I have no hesitation in saying that I think he Messrs. Cox and Jaffray got posses- is an honorable and upright man, sion of huge coal tracts that ought and there .are some ministers in his now to belong to the people. Sfow, I cabinet who are undoubtedly good, 'faithful and honest servants of the the fulfilment of the original home-j stead conditions. To ask such a one! THE SCANDAL TALK Hem like to clear this case up. In j the first place this coal property was never that of the Canadian people. j It belonged to the British Columbia Tory Government, who granted it to .former Conservative the British Columbia- -Southern Kail- to comply with the .conditions of the 1S out, as an Independent i road Company, which company was Oliver bill was tion." an. unfair proposi ._ j Conservative candidate against Her- i bert B. Ames in St. Antoine divis- Either-Kr. Makrath or the Times jion Montreal- He is a Conserva- reporter is mixed Out 1S not infatuated with the Ing the conditions governing the ac-j scandal campaign that, is being con- ducted'by R. L. Borden and his fol- lowers. Interviewed by the Montreal Mr. Dalby was asked: -What do you call the worst ele- of pre-emptions and purchased homesteads. According to the above report Mr." Magrath considers them one and the same thins never able to build. They eventually turned thdr charter and property over to'the Canadian Pacific Railway, only however, after Messrs. Cox and Jaf- froy had acquired the lands in qu 6- tion from them. These were secured through the Tory Government of the Pacific Province, not from us. "Then the .claim is made that we According to section 27 of the m tbe_ Conservative paid the Canadian Pacific Railway minion Lands Act a 6 element; which mori 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, "may pre-empt any available quar-1 Pfte.S 'continually ter section lying alongside his practiees ifc or not stead or separated therefrom by only I i, a glass or a. magic aoout purity, which a road allowance." If no land is thus available for pre-emption, the .homesteader who has completed the duties on his homestead entitling him lantern, to illustrate the corruption of the unspeakable enemy and leaves it to the other fellows to discover or But the funny part or the business j is the way these increases are to provided for without increasing the taxation. The city extra i seven hundred is to come out of the j profits of the electric plant, so is the! X superintendent's extra six hundred, j and there will be a portion of the solicitor's increase charged up ia the same way. When the Council figured up the probable revenue of the plant! they found out that the profits would j Carload each of fresh Lime, Wood Fibre Plaster and Cement in stock. people, such as Messrs.. Fisher and Fielding. patereonj. fit .the'payments .of the debenture ia-j debtedness just a shade too soon, but that extra efficient management i Hon. Mr. Gushing ,in a speech at very truthfully said that it Roger s-Cunningham Lumber Co. Ltd. Taber, Stirling, flaponil, Magrath, Coleridge and economy would balance it up even. a big slice of that- is to be [cut off for salaries, where ia the! hiag for a man to get I 7 hustings'and make insinua-miSChief WlU the .payments; on 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 de- prive 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 bass tac- tics. get off-at? There must be a boost; SCHOOL TEACHER KILLED. Toronto, Oct. Falconder, in the tax rate unless the electric! about 50 -vears old-- a retirecl scil001 plant is a bigger gold mine acller'. fel1 from, a strert CHr Sun" looks from 'the road. It is aud his skull, throwing away of the filthy lucre that i h'ora his during the makes people elect thoss mean, I row, sting fellows on the Council that i are a curse to any municipality. There i is a happy medium. A man gener-i ally values himself high enough iocaiYaWay" cir'chs that R" a- httte more. So when the solicitor general of the C. P. R. is resigning forthwith to JAMIESON LEAVES. C. P. R. Winnipeg, Oct. was stated CANDIDATES NAMED, Boston, Mass., Oct; K Osgood, a Lowell attorney, and Robert J. McCartney, a moulder of Fall Sivpr. wpre nominated for Governor and Lieut.-Governor respectively by th State convention of the "Independ- nii Leagu-r, held in Fanueil Hall yesterdav. to his patent or who has got his pa-i do not mean to 'suggest that Mr. tent, may purchase a quarter section S is open to the sus- picion of doing the wrong things he denounces. I would be the first to anywht-re within the pre-emption area- The act does not require as Mr. Ma- says, "a three years' residence' .upon the pre-empted quarter- perhaps miles from their original homestead." The pre-empted quarter cannot tinder the Act be farther away than across the road at the farthest. Mr: Magrath probably meant to refer to the purchased homestead. But even then he is mistaken, as the act says (section 23, sub-section 2) "If the land entered under this section {Purchased Homestead) is which we have today, and by rn.2ans sins of its own party. of which we are keeping Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company from cornering coal and holding up the Canadian such But I the bargain with the C. P. R. imputation against j its rat ?s could not be interfered with At Hespeler, in reply to a state- ment by Z. A. Hall to the effect that what Canada wanted was more ade- quate protection, Mr. Borden said the Conservatives had been preach- ing adequate protection to the House 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 himself when he wanted the job' and now that he has had it for a while. It's kind of hard on the other fellows settlers. More than that. You recall of Commons for years, but so long -things had gone on swimmir the people had not paid much atten- accept a position in a private en- terprise at Calgary. NOMINATIONS FOR COMMONS. Montreal. Oct. for j the Commons yesterday "were: Ham-1 SIR WILFRID AT OTTAWA. Ottawa, Oct. Wilfrid Laurier spent the -day in the city attending to the business of his office. He be- i gins His Quebec tour with a meet- ing in Quebec on" Tuesday, leaving for Montreal on Sunday. to call a halt, as they are getting j i-ton TWEEDMOUTH RESIGNS London. Oct. Tweedmouthr Mayor Stewart, Conserva- j Lord Pn'sidf-nt nf tho Council, has; ready for their hand-out, but it must j Hamilton West, Samuel Barker, resign d. A partial reconstruction of Cabinet is expected to follow g done. cannot help thinking until a certain time? Under.our bar-j tion. He said his party had not one he has painted Canadian public! life in unwarrantably dark colors, quinquennial always breaks out before The gain concerning this Crow's Nest Pass Railway the Government secur- policy for one part of the country and another in a different section, ed control of all rates on fr.-.ight gcing whereas the Liberals preached free Conservative: Jacqut s Bovt-r. Lib-ral. Carter. A. his retirement from office. Well, we hav: got the square, and j the people are mighty glad to have i the business settled. The report of! into or coming from the Crow's Nest i trade in one place and protection in the committee made good reading __ 4 v Wi, 1.4AC V ii( CO 0 I ill Vile LJlCHJ-v diaLL tClJLJUll 111 A ominion election, has been organ-1 Pass, and among the many, many re-! another. Mr. Borden wilfully misled ithe people, even though the author izecl and systematized this time, to I ductions we caused to be made "was! the people at Hespeler. He knows that' sucn an extent that it is calculated to that of three cents per 100 pounds.-1 his Western supporters have voted aetame the character, and injure the on all wheat shipped east. The Mail and talked against protecti nnanciai credit of the country. I [and Empire says we spent tftinfc some of the gentlemen who I more than necessary. They accuse us ESTABLISHED 1S54 -I _ w ________ _ situate announce that- purity is the of wasting the within a distance- of not p k in their platform jour reductions on money. They forget tion, while those in the East have been in favor of a tariff as high as "Hainan's gal- The two-faced tariff policy of the document could not resist the temptation to slip in a boost for a j close friend of his who is large in. the public eye. The thing was so hanged thin, however, that it lost; its desired moral effect, and is a good 4.Ui are doing themselves .an injustice. To speak of purity as a .party policy, _______ _____________ ..__ 1S of nothing as much as sed in the measurement, residence up a.Jentftlve trial of an unfamiliar nine miles from the entrant's home- stead and in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances croa- the homestead may be accepted as residence upon the quarter sec-1 think that at a time when ___i_. _-. _.i_- there is said to n thrown open to the settlers on the 1st of September would still be'locked up awaiting the hoped for time when the Conservati- ves would be returned to power, and thi unoccupied land would again be given to the-C. P. R; to the aettler, and the of peo- ple who since the lut of September have obtained homesteads on odd pur- The people of the East who can- not understand the to get busy on plans for its im- provement so as to make it a real surrounding the efforts of the govern- ment to secure development" of the land, timber and mining resources of Canada, may take some stock in the allegations and insinuations of wrong doing made "by the Conserva- tives led by Mr. Ames. The people of the West, the settlers who are being j benfittd apprecite these efforts to de- velop the country. They take no stock in the alleged scandal. What the Robbins Irrigation scheme is to Medicine Hat the other enterprises are to other places. The position of the Conservatives of Medicine Hat ia the position of Conservatives in the other places concerned. The prayer of C. A. Magrath that Ames may never come to his constituency again with his peep show, is the prayer of the Conservative candidates in the stituencira that are concerned in these alleged scandals. circumstances park' n6t a Ittely-lobking sheep pas- ture. I have a hunch that the direc- INSURE YOUR HEAim AND COMFORT stormy days aring a tioii of affairs in regard to the fixing up of the square, and the boulevards should be handed over to p commis- sion of citizens, probably the execu- tive of the Horticultural Society, that the editbr 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 tt but execration. The square has got to be fixed up and it will cost money to do it. The money will be well apent if it is in charge of some one who understands the work. Merchants Bank of Canada f HEAD.OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. OF DIREZOTORS Sir B. Montagu Allan President Jonathan Hodgson, Esq. Vice-President BISHOP WJLL DIE. Hartford, Conn., Oct. latest bulletin from the residence of Bishop Tierney was-to the effect that he was .still alive, though death waa looked for at any moment. SIMON JAMES DEAD. Hamilton, Oct. James, one of the. beet known ownsrs of trot-- ting horses in Canada, is dead, aged 83 years. C R. Hosmer, Esq., T'hos. Long, Esq., C. F. Smith. Esq., Hugh A. Allan. Esq.. C. M. Hayg Esq.. Alex. Harriet, Esq., F. Orr Lewis. Esq. E. F. Hebden General Manager The Bank has .119 branches and agencies dist.ribut.etl throiighotit Canada. New York Agency, 03 and 65 Wall St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS invited, and special tion is paid to small deposits. Interest at 3 per cent, per annum, compounded fonr times a year. Drafts. Money Orders and Letterz of Credit, payable in any part of the world, at current rates E. W. McMULLEN, To quickly check a cold, druggists are dispensing everywhere a clever :andy Cold Cure Tablet called Pre- ventica. PrcventJcs are alao fine for children. Take Prcventics it the enectc stage, to head off all colds. Box of Sold by J. J, Johnston. Why Trust Companies When a trust company is appointed executor or administra- tor, the estate always receives efficient administration and this ir one of the reasons why it is necessary to have trust companies. They offer continuity of service- and although possessing many other advantages over an individual in this position of trust, the compensation allowed is no greater THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. {Head Toronto.) Capital: Subscribed, Paid Up and Public Administrator for Calgary, Maeltad Lcthbridge and Wttaikiwin Judicial Official tor and Maclcod Judicial .Advisory Board for Alberta D. W. Marsh, Esq., William Pearce, Esq., P. Turner Bone, Esq. 711 Streat, Calgary. A. G. RQSS> Wanager. ;