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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta DID MOT AtK FOR A RE PCAL OF THC EIGHT HOUR To the Editor ol the "LethhriUfe Hertld, On reading over'your editorial terday I felt groat injustice you stated that he had anything for the laboring elass, ol ofat thrae ol were attadiad to thai Mr dent tapporien laday. Will poH UM ol tba Oooaerratife party, through the miners did not hour day? Is it to lieve that totttneas meu would sign a petition if they rapaakd? The tact ol I the matter ia, and Mr. Xing sad tha local Conservative leaders can easily 2SKI time, and have come to the conclusion that MJ. Magrath proved himself a true friend of by opposing the measure at intro- time, more especially as he had been1 asked by the parties concerned, the clause. When he was op- Frank Oliver a VOTE FOR MACOONALO The electors of "Madeod diatriot should remember that John Herroe voted against railway competition ia Southern British Columbia by op- posing the charter for the V. V. B. He lined up with the solid Corner- vafcive representation to assist the C. P. E. in its lobby to prevent aa- other railroad encroaching upon its preserves. John Herron by that vote proved'that he was a C. P. B. man ftrat, last and all the time. Be there and InVu made it dear .that he was and these facts can ail oe railroad competition. L I that you WU1 hour law cancelled. He was wij-i party that stands vinced, however, that he had been misled, and intimated thai if Dr. tleetaM guilt to oi from aoast Mr aist% sf graft aad all Uatft gat Usptettd Aad ths jtory is nhsshnl tha los> ASM! atory wheaiaed. Tha JUsV bins Irrsjaiioa sehasae is a horrible thine waapt ia this where it to a apUndid taiaf am oajawiiftMi terribly so. eept Dsuphy Oku Caasp- bell, caodidats. aad a dosed kaase owner, thiakt they arc ftae. Crow's Nast Pass railway was a steal sad a iraindsl oepi ia Bouthern at is of fee beat deals evar Wish these variations to suit local tbis story forms plaak whkh tha party CAIM OH. W. QAUMttlTH OaUa M4 Esupath aX M tormt. for ol ift fotaf agaiaav a Uvauit lor The othar av- not ft haajfrww- ftfcft fell in OM Ol o( vkjr UMW wit to tto gantra! public ptr Bsontk. This UertiksityCi. OR. J.S.4UJS OENTirr of Western Basarvt Uuivar. sity, Cleveland Ohio. SLOCK IWMM m Hours: a.11; Ul. appeals to aleeton of Canada to give them a ohanee. Whea a person or a party has no better they will nevar set tha ..posjesa. there is ssaall roost fat coaAdeaee or reapeet. aad uatil ths CODS rvative party can unite on souse beter policy Uu-jr will never the eonndeuee and support of tha elec- tors of Canada. of your readers are not with the facia of the case, so it will] men, he na labored under a 'hen h F. German Stkoemin Between Seme's anil Roy's lair enough to the Conservative didate to admit the truth of them; should you make enquiries and find them correct, immediately, and for some considerable time before this 8-hour law repealed the miners bean the standard of .the Liberal partj for railroad competition, a party that has given to Western Canada two new DeVeber introduced the law again. Unes and Is pledged to provide further competition in he would support it. had working only very shon hours in summer owing to the limitee has nariclirs of the world realixe that it done for them at Edmonton and us. R succeag and by Qther ually indulges in a long tirade; agamst GonBervatiTes who cltim the G. capital. Mr. Simmons must either I p fe t Qf be very much lacking in common buiMi -t Qbjectionable. Then sense or else have a very poor opin- ion of his hearers as he must well know that neither capital or lahor can exist independently of each other. Yours truly, DAVID KING- Alberta Saskatchewan and- vatives would have the provinces build the Hudson's Bay railway at their own expanse and on their own credit, the recent Saskatchewan [elections having been fought out on Simmons is a friend of tha working classes. His record at Edmonton proves that. Magrath is a friend of tha corpor- ations. His record at Regina proves that. The Liberal policy w the land for the settler_and.-not for the A. R. I. n i Co. in exchange for waste water down a couple o! coulees. ..Every one of the hundreds oLpeo- pie who meander to this city every [day or so how many people ara in Lechbridge and the only reply re can don't know but the i council ts going to take a Those wishing to purchase I fall, I think: it is about six block of land, will do well to see me, sand." 'it will be 'worth" i have some choice blocks in sev- [than it will cost to do theVork.to i have .the correct figures 'in the C.P. R. timetables, Stovel's and Waghbras iGuidea aad other directories that place our population 'anywhere from two thousand to five thousand: Now is the tiirki to do .the noae .counting i and'Dad should get the prp- There is something else that Dad and up with a good deal of benefit to the business of the city. There does not seem to be any way, of getting over the dif- knculty and danger of .the Gait St. crossing and as sidings7 spurs, and team tracks are continually put in it will get worse, I don't know wheth- er it is within their power or not but it. runs. through my noddle that it would be a good thing for the "city to secure a roadway through the bald spot north of the city so as to farmers coming up from the Macleod Road a direct road to the mills and elevators and so get over the hindrance of the Gait St. cross- era> locations. Prices are low. and the quality and lay of the land can- not be beaten. Tor particulars, write Box-387 or call rat my office in the Postoffice Block. E.T. McGregor Real Broker LETHBRIDGE ALTA. JAS. A. MAODOMALO ARCHITECT Redpath Blraal Uthbridts. Atta, Uthbridajs Ladgs A. F. at A. Q. R. A. Regular meeting the HUM Thursday of each month in the Masonic flail. P. 0. Block, at B p.sa. Visiting brethren will always reaaivs a hearty welcome. The great difference between men is more likely to be in perspiration than in inspiration. There may be more religion in cursing as though you liked it thanj wno the say-so and'do-so intbi in praying as though it'hurt you ing trade from the city. .This ma; be outside the powers of Dad am his council but it .is not outside thei powers to bring it before the pepp] A.C.ME88ER, W. M. G.V.BTORKEY., SearsUry. P. Box BT a., that They say that the Hud- j moAtinfft; ialtnese provinces can build in canvass and in public meetings, f evidently expressing the opinion the local" .Conservative leaders in above letter. Now Mr. King not not necessary. a citizen of Lethbridge when the ques-1 W. C. Ives and a few e The Conservatives are opposed to think STroad other be- a tion of an eight hour law vras before nighted Conservatives in Alberta and the Territorial Legislature, and all he Saskatchewan want the Dominion knows about the case, is what he has Government to hand over the pub- heard-and evidently the fountain lie lands, timber, minerals, etc. to i _ -i of all his political information the provinces, while that eminently are men who would mislead him to enlightened statesman, R. P. Rqblin, keep him ignorant of the facts. premier of Manitoba objects to having In order to put Mr. Magrath in a the lands, etc., instead of the cash better light amongst the laboring subsidy and asks for as fair terms class, Mr. King in the letter as Alberta and "bears his signature, says that Frank Oliver by refusing the appli- cation of the A. R. I. Co. for a mil- lion acres of land at an acre in return for turning the water into two coulees, proved once again that his policy is to keep the land out of the possession of corporations. The Robbing irrigation deal and the Saskatchewan Valley land deal are held up to the people as awful out- rages but how do they compare with what the A. R. I. Co. asked the Government for and didn't receive? Hon. Frank Oliver refused to have one million acres of land tied up with The man who cannot church i without sleeping has a remarkable! i regard. It means bushieas- to the I city and it is the business we are after. J.F.Bodgera Jos. A. Young FOR SALE [eavy and Light power of keeping his eyes open at a[ HANGED AN INNOCENT MAN political meeting. Unreasonable Owen Sound, Oct. is twen- ty-two years since the last execution took place in Owen Sound. "Arr that SikSUMcs Wdw4 St. 24-ly Meets Isl and iird in K. of P .Hall at 6 o'clock. Visiting are cordially invited. S. G DAVIES, W.P T. J. WHITE, W. 8 LETHBRIDGE JLOLtufc C; B. P. O. kiueta oh th- second Toeaday of aach month At 8.16 p.m. A. 8HABMAN, M. PRUfft. B-B. One of the most unreasonable traits time. Cook Teats, a blind man, who of a woman Is the way she can think resided near Flesherton, charged with it isn't her fault when her husband poisoning" his wife was tried and con- cuts himself while victed, on purely circumstantial evi- York Press. A Squtft Dsal f I oiily had -a. million bucks I know what I would do; I'd take out all I wanted and I'd give the rest to you. are a corporation. people. That land is for the "The Land for the Settler" is the Dears nis sigiiaium, i- ,.mv. T miners opposed the eight hour law And thus it is all through the list policy not The Land for the ci- i n TTftfn and asked to have it repealed. of possible planks for a platform. On Now what are the facts? The eight! only one plank is there any semblance hour law was originally introduced of agreement, and that is the scandal in the North West Territories by Dr. J plank. From coast to coast petty DeVeber at the request of the miners. J scandal and mudslinging are being It was' passed and then in 1900, a indulged in by the Conservative par- lobby supported an amendment to the ty. But never yet has any one act, and succeeded in having the brought a direct charge either in the eirht hour law clause repealed. House of Parliament or out of it, in That amendment was vigorously such a way as to fasten guilt on any of the ministers or members Par- liament, or, in fact, on any of the opposed by the miners of Lethbridge. A petition was sent to Dr. DeVeber at Regina protesting against the amendment. It was dated April 16, 1900 and read as follows: To G. DtVeber, M.L.A., Regina, Ass a. ratepayers Lethbridge district ths Ntrth West Territories humWy shewtth That whertw it has come to your knowledge that an amend- eight heor ordinance pas- sed st session of the Legis- lature, ts new being presented to the That yow pvtltienert are informed that mrjn provision of said TOMHUfiMliSTM Ail Story McClnrc'i R R.Man Philistine Bine Book Popular Cavalier English Etodc Philosophy English Illwtrated Britifth Wwsklj Papen Pacific Monthly L ME iltyCTIt flaB Corporations." for Simmons and lie people will rule. dance, and hanged for the crime. The execution of Teats was a terrible mistake, as it was afterwards dis- covered that he was Lite innocent victim of another person's crime. It wae only a few years after Teats was hanged that a woman when on Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Reysl Catteries L14- All Standard Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. But if you don't think that's as fair her death bed, confessed that Cook Aa anything could be, I Tests wag innocent of the crime with Why, you can do the wishing and I Which he was charged, and that she Divide the pot with me. I herself was the murderer of her York Globe. I daughter. Lodge Pride of No, sw If kat) Mwt in the KniettaOl PytUaP Isli firat aad tktrd Tharsday ia tao'Siaalfc at 8 TMitiOf bntthna always wat come. Krvi T. InMas, Box BROKE A RECORD Lexington, Ky., Oct. new world's record for 2 year old fillies was established at the trotting meet- ing today when Leading Lady paced a mile in .2.07 in .1 successful effort to lower her mark of 2.11 1-2. The Toronto News is counting on Victoria constituency. Alberta, as afc Conservative seat. If all th News' guesses are on a par with that Laurier will have about a 100 majori ty. Working men who vote as they Ulk on Day cannot help but sup- port Mr. Simmons. Mr. Simmons supported and advo- cated an eight hour law. Mr. Ma- grath opposed such a law. Which is your best friend, Mir. Workingman? By the way, will TJ. S. Consul Dob- bin- kindly let us know if there is an election contest on ;.r. the United States. If there is it must W an awfully quiet affair compared with the campaign in Canada. L. M. JOHWrONC oarrfstvr OAoe sdjoimtof DIAMONDS We cannot make our arguments for your buying diamonds now too Consider well 1 The mirtet are getting deeper. It costs more to operate them. 2 Since the Bow war the of labor has in- creased greatly in Africa. 3 The blue clay that yields diamonds it only producing one-third the number of it did five years aijo 4 Twenty penoM want and can afford to buy diamonds today where one bought a generation ago. Evsn conseryBtivft buying diamonds today as an investment. Their annual in- crease in value big dividends on the money expended. R. A. Wright The Jewetar The Largest Diamond Stock in Southern Alberta ICE CREAM a -ftta NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Laboc and and fourth Mondays month. Emplcyen requiring cerUfteatasl asv gineers, and engineers out of aeaflof- menCiDald do well to coenaraBssala with as. ROBERT NEVM, W. A. D1CUON, Frswi BUDD" REED Snccesaor to G. W. H. Kml 211 1 Ik Mint Is the place to get a good Square Meal. Everything new and clean. Coaldafe Block. THE HUB X Short Orders at all Hours I PM OTKT Mtwttv MMS CARROLL A DOYLE ;