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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALMRTA, tATUROAV, OCTOBER II, 'lM PAQt TMfttt. ABOUT.. COUNCIL fcfe Ltd Jbjw'i Well, thpfte salary iucreaies' .did kick up u small tempest and brought the council in for the .wowt gatioa it has got this year. And then we hear later through so quietly thai even the ears of the reporters could, noj, hear it slipping through. It must "been on the strict Q. .T. And the fun of it is that tin one that was so surreptitiously spirited through was the most popular ot-the buuvu. Everyone admits that Arthur Reid should have a larger salary than he was. getting. what a gathering under' the plum-tree there was, when tlu city officials knew that the plums were ripe and that Dad and Aid. lyes, the finance minister, were shaking the tree. Thera was an awful skiirryiiig to get under, especially when they saw that the Scriptural 'injunctions were being carried out in so "far that the city solicitor asked lor a. plum they game him a watermelon. The watermaster got under and ask- ed Dad to shake him down a plum, but instead of a plum they gave him a lemon. There was another stand- ing under the tree but whjn he saw the lemons starting to fall he skidoo- ed. The plums reserved for the po- lice force'were found to be a little gresn and will not b shaken off for a few days. I know -Dad would get into a mix-up; if he started out giving fat increases they were de- served or not, especially sine before the estimates were made he and the others had decided that money was too valuable, because of its scarcity, to be away.' A good many peo- ple have strong feelings that if salar- ies are being raiseu at all that the watermaster should have one coming too, when the city engine, r in whom Dad have such implicit, faith that he u as good as an engineer.. and hat teen serving the city .Uiihfully since the tystenn waa put in.. II tJu council start playing they will get into a worjie jackpot than ever and it will serve them right, s that the jetty 'solici- tor has an intention, of quitting his and somewhat peculiar position of being at one and the same time solicitor lor the city and for the cor- poration with which the. city most business dealings. He very able-lawyer aud would has is a give splendid service 'to either body but he must, find it a Sam Hill of a job to fight on both sides of a caee at the same Urns and to do equal justice 10 both sides of any controversy orj dispute that may arise.- Other cities do not engage solicitors of street railway companies or paving com- panies, or any other corporations whose.interests may at any time be at. variance with the city's. Woody-Oayidson Ca Ltd. 5KET METAL OHTOWTOB, MAMUFAOIIIOS JOBBERS Ave how located in the new Bowman Block, Crabb Street And prepared to give prompt and careful attention to all orders and inquiries regarding Shed Hdal brakes, Wkfcvs, Ictal Ceiliigs, Im, Em Skeetkci, etc. GeMral AtciU Petsc ECMMV "4 Victor fauces Roisters Contractors are invited to investigate our Prices and Stodi Phone 142 P.O. Box 62 7 FOSTER, FOWLER, POPE ft COMPANY When the" police made a'raid the homes of the painted and powder- ed beauties the other day they found out some things that are not record- ed in' the sentences given by the magistrate. These women are bad enough and are a serious menace to society. But no one who has any of the milk of human kindness left in his "befog can help but-feel some measure of sympathy for the poor fallen creatures who, arc outcasts of society because of the lust and greed of men who were stronger. But what words can exprcas the" feelings any person would have for a man who would live upon the )f vice of ,these falien WHAT LAURIER HAS DONE creatures. From? trie Te.yjWerfce.; given by the police as a result- the raids it ie almdet 'certain that th re t, beings going -by the in this city who '-are making unholy profit out of the nefarious business. Among tlie ways that they are doing it is -to rent houses to them at most exorbitant; rentals. is to build a: house for -them and s ,11 it to them at a price far exceeding what they would get from anyone else. It maybe a hard 'matter for the police to. get evidence t" prove that' these things exist. But if they do it means long terms in the penitentiary miserable men who would sell their own souls and other people's virtu.. for a few paltry dollars. It is to, be. hoped and it is believed that Chief Gillespie will make a. most 'rigid vestigation and -soak the fellows who are responsible for a good deal of tha vice th'at exists -in the city. (Montreal Herald.) After all, Laurier's work, the record of accomplishment in the Twelve Years of Laurier, is at least as worthy of consideration as the flaws his opponents have been able to find in some items of administration after going all over it with a rake. Laurier's work includes a record of trade development to which there is no parallel in Canada's Laurier's work covers an increase of from the welve last years 'of Foster, to m'illions "twelve -years or'almost doubled Laurier's work includes the inter- mediate .tariff, designed as a lever, by Inch "the doors might be opened to ther 'market's. Lauri.-r's" work the making f the: Frenchrtfeaty, the first treaty Jaiada was left absolutely free, by he British Government, to negotiate or herself. BLACK Ufiderwear. It'''is the heavy woven especially for severe winter weather. With this watm, snug- Underwear next your skin, you won't mind' how low the thermometer goes. Look for the Black Label. iStanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear CONTRACT SIGNED.. Toronto, Oct. The formal .tract for the Construction, by- Conapanyj of con- power transmission lines was "signed today following a, meeting .of th3 Pro- vincial Calbinet, which' .wis also at- tended by the members of the Hydro- Electric Power Commission: Follow- ing the meeting Sir James Whitney made a statement, in which he said tha Government was going ahead with the project, and will not be delayed by any technicalities. Laurier's work cov.-rs an increase in total exports "from millions in che "twelve .last years of Foster to 2.- 445i millions in -the twelve years oi Laurier, or just double. Laurier's work covers a growth in the exports of farm produce ''from 531 millions, in the .last twelve years o Foster .to the twelve years, of Laurier. Laurier's work cov.-rs an increasi in- the export of manufacturer from 69 millions in the last twelve of Foster, to 214 millions, in the twelv years of Lauriif.. Laurier's work covers an nuthe exports of bacon and from 19 milibns in the last years of Foster to 133 millions in: th twelve o butter from 10 million to 51 millions; in'exports of cheese" from 127 milHons Mr. Foster has been nominated in North Toronto, Mr. Fowler in King's and Albert, Mr, Bennet in East Sirn- coe, Mr. Kufus I'ope in Compton, and Mr. in Prince, P. E. I. They are nominated and ar.' out assisting Mr. Borden to bring about thu reign of purity and the downfall of graft. Mr. Fowler got his nomination on Saturday last, and on accepting it, made a speech defending himself ugainst the charges laid at his door. He declared that all his proce.dings in connection with his purchase of land from the Canadian Pacific Rail- way wore straightforward business transactions. He "Some years ago I bought in the open market a large tract of land from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. I bought it in open trade, just as any man could have bought it, it with the intc-ntion to sell it at a profit if I could. Is there any crime in that? Do you 'say that your rep- n.'sehtatw's in Parliament must not engage in fair arid honest bus- iness? If that is the mandate you [SOVEREIGN BRAND! Is made by Canada's Clothing House who for fifty years have enjoyed the highest reputation from Atlantic to Pacific for the manufacture of Men's and Boy's Clothing. We introduce the uew styles We buy our materials in the best markets We use the most improved methods We furnish a belter garment at the lowest price W. W Ask f.r a SOVEREIGN StM E. SANFORD MANUFACTURING CO. Limited WINNIPEG, MAN. HAMILTON, ONT. propose giving reprtfs .-ntai an unpre- c dented development of. tipn The completion jof he system, with a uniforrn depth .o.f fourteen feet; the equipment on Lake Super; wherj grain ;is shipped; oj har bors on Georgian" Bay, Lake Huron and Lake Erie fo'r'trans-shiprnent; the improvement of Montreal, Quebec, St John and Halifax harbors; the deep- ening of the ship channel from Mont- real to .the thi extension of telegraph, the" coast; the abolition of canal tolls; the mak- ing1 of the" St.-Lawrence a safe route for large ships by day or by night; all this is Laurier's work. Laurier's in this particular, was so good that the Toronto Mail was driven to- say, on Sept-mber 2: "In shipping at New York and other Atlantic ports .of the United .envy, and something like panic have-been produced by the steady set of for- warded to Montreal. During-the ,past three months the Canadian port has received more "wheat from the anter- ior than have all'its :rivals in the. United States put tives, then you will have to rep- resent you in Parliament only middlemen and rake-off creatures." In view of this explanation, added interest will found in the letter written by Mr. Fowler to his co-la- borer, Mr. kefurgey, on Oct. 4, 1902 "Dear havi suc- ceeded beyond our wildest hopes. We wired D. M., and he met us at' the train, Toronto, and took us to his office and gave us the routi so far as'locatid ;of course, under cover of tlie strictest secrecy, so keep it mum, except to Borden, and-yourself. We expect to have ai wealthy, Englishman named List-r, and Col. Pellatt, in the combine with us. We have in- creased the thing to acres. On arriving here we interviewed Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, and have every reason to expect most gen- erous treatment as to terms and price. He said we should get tlv best that was going. We want to "arrange a meeting there when Ih party'returns to Montreal. Tell Messrs. Borden and Bennett about the -meeting. It will be necessary for-at Last" two "of us to go this Fall aud locate, as it could be clone in the Spring, and that is one of the things that 'must b? arranged al the meeting. Geo. W. Fowler. The gentleman whom Mr. Fowler and Mr. Pope met at train was and note those two eminent financiers cleared a' consul- erable share of But Messrs. Fowler and Pop.- did better than that. They reserved thr- tenderloin of the area bought from the C. P. R., some S.OGO acres, hold- ing it for, themselves until prices away up. In this their asso- ciates were not to share. There should, be honor Mr. Foster's transactions are too complicated and ingenious to b-1 told today. They form a story by them- selves. The main purport in narratr- ing Mr. Fowler's connection with them is to get his view as to what is straight business transaction. In the quotation from his speech given above he asks: Do you say that your rep- resentatives iu Parliament must not engage in fair and honest should have explained about buying property at and hav- ing the deed prepared as if he had paid for'it. He also declared: "I sold my land to the Great West, Land Company, and I am glad to state that I sold it at a profit 'too. That's what I bought it for." Mr. Fowler is a prominent member of a party which is pursuing v.-ith malignity two gentlemen who bough land and timber limits from the Gov- ernment, vand the chief proof of the alleged iniquity of these transac Picture Framing W. W. Handford THE PHOTOGRAPHER Mr, P. D. Mann, Northern Railway. 140 ITALIAN SENTENCED. Montreal, Oct. Nicolo was today sent .-need to ten years in ..the penitentiary for .the attempted mur- der of his sweetheart, -Marie' Lefevbre, near Sorel, some weeks ago. W. S. Carter, of Peoria, Bis., has been elected grarid master of the Bro- therhood of Locomotive Firemen, and Engfnemiir-'tb succeed John J. Hana- han. covers a growth in the'exports of wheat from 45-millions in the last twelve years of Foster to 212 millions in the twelve years of Laurier; a measure of the' develop- ment of th Wesit.- High-class and loiiag Pictures THEATRE BROWN UPP..........Manager, Week Oct. 12 The 2 Ingrams Eccettric Jailers WELSH Cbratfer Inperswattr J. W. Wallace hUhstraldFidve XfiNncs Latest new Motion Pictures fonBiKH Dailj: MS Hi US p.1. Laurier's' work conduced to an in- crease in- the amount of capital in- vested in manufacturing industries, from in 1900 to 834 mil- lions in 1905; in the amount of wages paid from 113 millions in 1900 to 162 millions in 1905; in the amount of output .from 481 millions in 1900 to 706 millions in 1905. Laurier's work has led to the entry of immigrants the twelve yeara ..of Lauri.-r, and to the stop- page of the exodus which 1897 was draining Canada of its life-bipod. Laurier's work is responsible for there being a million people in the Western provinces and nearly 000 farms. Laurier's work includes thj adjust- ment of th6 Manitoba schools diffi- culty, and the removal of an issue work has .fruit, iu the reduction of marine insurance rates from eighty-four cents per on general merchandise aud ninety- nine" cents on wheat, in 1900, to thir- ty- ,-ight cents on both in 1907, which tvas worth nearly a million io Can- adian commerce last year.: Laurier's work involved an expendi- ture of twenty-six millions on canals, thirty-one millions on Government railways, seven millions on Montreal liarbor, two millions on'the chief lake harbors, twenty millions on bonuses EHTttE CHANGE OF VAUDEVILLE MOflOAlfS MH TWtSOAYS Complete Ctafe Pidves ititoys, IefadUp mi Fridays Don't fail to see the OPENING PERFORMANCE Admission-Adults 25c, Children 15c that had disturbed the country years. for for the building and extension of railways, twenty-seven millions, so far, on the National Transcontinental. Laurier's work includes the opening of the 'Canadian The information he was as to the route-of that railway through the lands "of' the Canadian Pacific Railway. Having got that information- they next went to Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, who ap' pears to nave been most gracious to Eventually a purchase was made of acres of land along the -line of the Canadian Northern, at an acre. Messrs. Fowler and Pope do not appear to put up more "than apiece; Messrs. Le- furgey and Bennett, who were in the syndicate, appear have really put up a considerable sum of money. Mr. Bennett has stated that he put into the transaction. Before it was posible. to turn the deal ov.-r it was necessary to make another payment. In this emergency Meusr.s. Fowler and Pope were enabled to me.t their of the great coal and metaliferous I obligation by a note signed by them areas of the Crow's N.st Pass district and endorsed, by Mackenzie Mann. Soon after this the speculators en- countered Mr. Foster, with the trust fund millions of the Foresters at his back. He was manager of the Union Trust Company, controlling the funds, of the Foresters. Did he ,as manager of the .trust company, deal directly with Messrs. Fowler and Pop1? Ah, no; there would have been nothing for the boy in that process. It was necessary to create a toll-gate between these gr-'at personages of the world of high finance. A company called the Great West Company was literally created, its chief personages being Geo. E. Foster, McGillivray ami tions is that they made money out of them. There is another aspect. Messrs. Fowler, Bennett and Lcfurgey are members of Parliament, Mr. Pope de- sires to be. They received favors from the chiefs of two railway companies which are constantly be- fore Parliament in one capacity or another. How could these men act evenly and impartially between the public whom they represent and the railway men to whom they, were un- der obligations for the opportunity to make' As a matter of fact, at tlie succeeding session of Parliament Fowler was the most blatant opponent .of ihe Grand Trunk Pacific schema. He heckled Mr. Hays ia the railway commiUoe. in a way that was condemned by all de- cent men who heard it. Was he ex- pressing his gratitude to ths rival railways whose kindness had helped him to a share of and acres of Globe. THINK WELL OF LETHBRIDGE. J. H. Brock, of Winnipeg, general manager of the Great West Life In- surance Co., his son, and C. P. Mc- Queen, of Calgary, general agent of the company for Alberta, were in the city yesterday. Mr. Brock says that their opinion of Lethbridge can best be expressed by tlie fact that the company has placed in loans in Lt'thbridge this year. by the construction of a railway. j Lfiurier's work is seen in the Rail- wp.y Commission, continuously arbi- trating between railroads and cus- tomers, so successful as to be the envy of other countries. 'Laurier's work is seen in tlui vital- izing organization by which farming has been made a national co-opera- tive industry. Laurier's work'is seen in the old age annuities pension system, under which the poor may make, provision against the day wh .-n they will be unable to work. Laurier's work includes the British preferential tariff, the best and most profitable advertisement the Domin- ion ever had, and a general tariff which deals liirly by the whole peo- of in the abolition of TORONTO'S BUFFALO Toronto, Oct. BILL. Harford, ADVOCATES THE CLOSURE. Toronto, Oct. Association Hall last night Richard Caftwright practically advocated the adoption of the closure in order to shorten the sessions of Parliament. who has been living in a tent on the Island in true Buffalo Bill style for some time, today got six months, in Central Prison. Harford, who is a powerfully young fellow, over six in height, was armed with a revolver and cartridge belt, while a fine flowing set of artificial whiskers and a pair 01 blue glasses completed the disguise and end of his outfit. He is believed to been concern- ed in a recent porch-climbing case. son. Messrs. Fowler and Pope sold to this West Company, or in other Laurier's work ia seen in the care words to Foster Co., at an advance his administration has shown for the! pie. Laurier'a work in the British pre- sweating system so far as con- cerns Government contracts; in the establishnu-ut of a D.-part-merit of Labor; in .the publication of the La- on the price paid or promised the Canadian Pacific Railway of an acre, so that on a capital of about Accounts must be PAID before the 15th of each month A. L. Roy P.O. Box 82 REAL ESTATE BARGAINS Lots, Block A, Hig- inbotham Addition, corner Dryden and Lot 7, Block 8, cor. of McBetli and Bail- ey St: X mile from North Ward Lot 3, Block A, with good 5 roomed house between Smith and Round Sts, only half mile from postoffice Lot on Westmin- ster X mile from Central of sub-division into 10 full sized lots half of Acre Lot 4, Block 7, cor. of Mc- beth and Bailey Sts., for cash Lots in Block 15 Duff Addition, mile from postoffice. This Block fac- es on Crabb St., each the above on easy T. E. PATTESON J Room Oliver Block of civil service comniis- l Gaxe-tc ot a fair sioners with n vio.w to civil service ferencc, brought Canada increase of prestige, the good will of British capi-! talists and the favor of British con-1 lor Government reform of a sweeping character. sumen'of such products as Canada'I" operation of the has to sell uermeux Act; in the vigorous and Lnurier's work includes prohibition B____ successful handling of serious of opium trade." problems pr.sontod by Oriental imnii- Laurier s work led the way to the onc of which took Mr Lom.l work includcs {rftc niral adoption of preferential treatment to Japan, while Tn-l mail "delivery other parts of the dicr., took Mr. King to London. I Great Britain in Empire. Laurier's work is seen in tru Ger- man surtax, a proper and spirited measure indicating Canadian resent- ment of German attempt to dictate final relations the Em- pire and with other countries should be. Lnuri r's work is seen in the legis- lation against combines in restraint of trade, and in prosecutions which have operated as salutary warnings. Laurier's work is soen in the anli- Lnuru-r's work is reflected in the hipher subsidies paid to the provinc s, which facilitate their work and which the Dominion treasury can now for tbo first Unif1 nffnfd, Laurier's work ia visible in the in- creased efficiency shown in all the administrative of the pub- lic son-ice, notably in the postoffice, Customs ami Inland Revenue and Railways, with which the public have constant dealings. Laurior's work includes the new and dumping classes of th> tariff, which important legislation concerning the save Canada from bo.ing a slaughter observance of thi Lord's Day. for American goods. Laurier's work includes the ap- work includes the con- struction, as yrt unfinished, of the National Transcontinental Railway, provision for the Hudson's Bay Rail- way, and the preliminary surveys nnri preparations Bay canal. for the Georgian Laurior's work has brought Canada, in twelve years, from b.nng a ons dependency, overawed by hostile tariff makers in the United States, to bt-ing a nation full of claiming under the common crown equality of status with the parent states of British Kmpirc. This is Laurier's work. Let him go on with it. The filberts Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS' ON THE MARKET lots forth of ttit BiilroaJ ani West of ffestiiister U. FROM EACH Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each TERMS One-v.hird cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, "per annum Mterti liilffi} end Imptta Ci IrfftWp, Mb. ;