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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQE WEEKLY News of the District Taber Taber, Oct. three weeks" detention in the Gait Hospital as a result of an operation for stomach trouble, J. B. Jett again retura- to Taber and is daily seen at "his place of business. After it became noised about town Monday that a number Taber's "sharpshooters" had been arrested the police for selling ducks with-' out first having secured a license there was a wholesale scattering of, other vendors of the feathery tribe for fear also of being ''pinched'j by the for selling their game, con trary to the game ordinance. One noted "cracksman" who was seen promenading ]Main Street heav- ily -laden, with Slaughtered ducks, was accosted it is reported1 by an of- Coleman Colcman, Oct. new business will shortly be added to Colomon's ments were clear and convincing. His defence of the Liberal policy and re- cord and his criticism of tho Conser- vative lack of policy and methods of campaign were given with telling of- steadily increasing number of stores, toct. J- Holmes, of Fernie, B. C., will op- The other speaker, O. D. Austin, of a shoo store and harness shop in Lethbridge, devoted particular atten- tho building next to the drug store tion to the records of the parties and and will carry a complete stock of the candidates with regard to labor leather goods, legislation. A feature of the meet- Diamond City Diamond City, Oct. com- A. R. I. CO. AGAINST LIBERALS BECAUSE IT WAS TURNED DOWN pany tire having thoir houses also the tipples. E. E. Reynolds severs his connec-j tion with the company on Nov. 2nd. j Mr. Mossym has recovered from ty- phoid fever and came home from tho Gait Hospital on Friday last. Mr. Keflmond a.-ul E. English have' A. M. Morrison xnd If. Gate have taken UP homesteads and preemptions j mons was held here lust evening, enumerators for the i anU going ou them early this j was murlcod by an effective painted, i IN FORMER YEARS WHEN, ITS INTERESTS WERE BEING PRO MOTED BY LIBERALS, IT WAS NEUTRAL IN POLITICS DR. DE VEBER'3 SPEECH AT GRASSY LAKE T a newly arrived American against the forthcominK election. They have the rt ground pretty well covered already attitude of the Conservative oartv The Young People's Society held] day last. There was a good crowd present and everybody seemed to have a pleasant evening. Mr. Patterson was a visitor at the acany ail Lao names are on the toward American immigration. The voters' lik. The Coleman I. 0. 0. same man also expressed his admira- F. lodge hope to start a branch of j tion for the Lemieux Act as a means the Keookah lodge here. Consider ing of keeping peace between capital and that Oddfellows are so numerous and labor. so strong here, they should have lit- j on Saturday. The speeches were followed with the tle difficulty in their project. j Tne company have erected a five- interest and there is no sign Wm- Haley, proprietor of the Cole- j cottage and intends using it 1 for offices. Mr. Hamilton went to Calgary on Wednesday on church business. _______ Mr. "They appear to be fresh. Did you Jolt them (Sunday.) came the suriy reply. "Will you seii me a the cunning "Naw, I just travel mit the street over, to give dem ducks to mine goot friends, see! I tink I shall go home right avay. Goot bye." And .so be vanished. Hr. Geo. H. Williams, formerly, chef at the Hub Cafe at Lethbridge, i TC and reccntlv officiating as such at the i !ft Floreace Mitch-j the desired effect on the electors of We Taber Hotel, has purchased the Eagle el and MeUis Were united Bwtauraut from L. M. Groves. The to the A. R. I. Co. and the reason this issue Iind did worda. open up our Western country. not accede to, wiliing to bury when the A fair j Pany made demands, which the L JUSt deal to every clas9- every, oral government could for lls present antagonism to tho Li- trade and every man, said the Doe-1 that government and the Libeniiilor> should be the true fi resurrected, party. Senator DeVeber dealt with j of Canada and this is th Mamie Ly- ons, May Tniezrian. Willie Lyons. Standard III. Isabella Inkster, Ida Lunde, Lore Christiansen. Standard IV. Julia Jfeer. Standard V. May Dart, Ben Mary- Inkster, Stanley Welsh. at Toronto. held services The Goldendalo school is now un- occupied on account of the former teacher, Miss Fitch, returning East, to lake up her Our pastor who the school house is certainly an en- ergetic young man. He is trying to advance the religious cause, having a fairly good attendance at his sev- eral places of worship. It gives him reason to believo that his work ia appreciated. We must, not forget to state that we find he has purchased a pood pair of driving horsas to take the place of his single horse he used attended three heard the low. ible campaign of slander put up by Conservatives he ccagidfered that any- one that did not get out and do his little best and keep such froin occupying the treasury benches, little deserved the name of Canadian citi- zen. The Doctor took up the question, is the party of the explaining the difference between the policies and almfi 01' both parties. He gave a short political history of Ca- nada since it was colonized by France in 1608, and a history of the Kefonn party in Canada, its for- mation, aims and accomplishments, and how when its mission having been accomplished in 1867, viz., full responsible government, the name re- form was dropped and Liberal instl- was POD- a surplus of over f 100 000 per annumn The Turn-Down of the A. R. I. In referring to Mr. Magrath's car vass at Grassy Lake and the running of surplus water down Chin Coulee and Forty Mile Coulee, the Senator spoke as follows: When the Government the Gait Company's application for a mil lion acres of land, east of their pre- sent holdings, at an acre, with only the condition that waste water from the Company's Irrigation ditch- es should be turned down two cou- 3, Chin, and if possible Forty Mile, the government was well aware that 't thereby broke previous friendly quired title to land without effectively improved it by irrigattoa" there would surely socm to a cellent ease for which Mr. Magrath might very be asked to declare himself. If tie- Company is able, under its with the government, to sell from this tract, without havis- fectivciy irrigated it, then Mr. grath, as principal advisor of the- Company in all laud transaction, must be given the credit of framed the Company's side of the- agrecrnent under which this is pos- sible, demonstrating clearly that when Mr. Magrath. was in the Com- pany's employ, he worked taithfally for it. If he is elected in the presant contest, he will owe his election ly to the influence of the Company, and. no doubt, he will continue to.- work in the same interest, li agreement made between the Coa- pany and the Government permits tfce- formcr to acquire ownership of tkr land without irrigating it, it is x dishonest agreement, and the Mult of the government in accepting it not excuse tho. dishonesty of the man who secured it. If the facts are as reported, it is a case of coUoasai _ w WJJOBB lations with the company and could graft by the Irrigation Company only expect that when the opportun- which of course, the Gov ity offered, the Company would take must assume its share of the advantage of Mr. Magrath's political course, the Government and ambition to revenge present -15 of box cars, remedied in tuted. He took I showed ful which we hope to see the near future. success- securing a six months' con- Mr. John Harsh has been Dart SOLDIER SUICIDES Halifax, N. 3., Oct. body of Boyce, 19 years old. with a bullet hole in hia temple and a re- volver lying at his feet, waa found thia morning in front of the home of a to whom he had been ing attention. He was a member of the First Raiment Canadian Artil- lery. It ia 9Upp0fied he fiuici.de. committed Warner Church Services SABBATH SERVICES Sunday School. 10 a.m., Mr. Geo Borrows, Supt, People's Meeting, 7 p.m.. Alvin Sharp. Preaching at II a. ra. and at t p. m. MID.WEEK SERVICES M. J. CONNER, Paster. to ride. Fall wheat showing up nicely sevcral rains we have been having- and it looks as if we could look forward to a good crop next and with tho acreage of new sod that was put in, it would be ad- visable for the railroad company to be prepared to handle double the amount from this district than they art- getting this fall. Thus far we (farmers) do not havo to put up with the shortage of transportation facil- ities. tract, by which he will be able to dispose of 150 tons of coal per week for that length of time, which will ensure steady employment for a con. siderable number of men. About 60 men are employed in and around the mines at Woodpecker and Coal City. With the installation of up.to.date machinery at the Coal City mines the number of men employed win be doubled during the coming winter. The miners here are expecting the district president or one of th-e die- trict officers, to reergraniio the local union, which suffered greatly in numerical strength during the apring and summer, lack of work up the tariff and trade and a prohl- bitive tariff both could produce no re- Are we ready for direct tax- No! He cited instances show ing how the working of a high tariff enabled the manufacturers to rob the people. No proflta over a legitimate amount should go into the. pockets of itself. If, instead of refusing, the their share, government had acceeded to the mand, no one will suggest that ITagrath would today be a candidate in opposition to the Liberal Govern- ment, carrying On a campaign against political favoritism and graft in con- nection with the disposal of the pub- lic domain. The Gait Company is by tradition and association Conser- vative ic politics. With that, no one sibility, bat for which also the com- pany and Mr. Magrath must venue. ation? a right to find fault, but, the Company was receiving favorable consideration at tho hands of the Go- vernment during the two elections of 1900 and 1904 it was at least neu- tral. Previous to the 1900 election, the company had been permitted to group its land satisfactorily to itself and previous to the 1904 election, it hnd been given irrigation rights on an additionaJ half million acres. The company's traditions were still Con- servative but, whilst its interests Mr. Magrath's Political Ricord The dcctcr referred Lo Sir. MR.- .qrath's statement Cards-ton that the Liberals had said if he would ac- cept Liberal nomination they would boost him into office. The showed how Mr. Magrath was to accept a Liberal -nomination February, 1895, and not getting tfcis he was anxious to secure a tive nomination at th-e same election [I He had his name placed before tke {1 convention by delegates from Leth- i; bridge, in fact he was so anxious f- that he bought an interest in tho Cal Herald to further his aijas. ;S: This ig the man, declared the doctor, that now goes from platform to plat- form, from village to village, K town to town, from city to city, ciaring that he never wished to 'A into politics and had to be fifagged f.; forth by the demands of the people H; forcing men to seek employment elsewhere. At a meeting held at the Bountiful school house, in connection with the Dominion election campaign, a Lib- eral association was formed here, the following officers being elected: p'resL dent, xMr. W. F. Johnson; Vice_Presi dent, Mr. John Secretary, Mr. Wm. Low. RAYMOND Raymond. Oct. Zoe Brim. Mr. Frank Johnson, of Woodpeck- er, hae taken over the boarding hoose at Mir.ott which kept by Mr. John Dunn laat winter. The work- ingmen in thia locality hope that Mr. R. P. Pettipiece, the Socialist candi. hall leaves today for Utah where she I for th" ridicS. eee hia way will be married. clear to nddmsQ a meeting here be. Mr. Chart. McCarthy returned from the Dominion election Utah, Saturday. Mrs. Thoa. Davies returned from aniaton Saturday after a two weeks' visit with her daughter. Mr. PicpgrH83 returned last week rom his miaion ia Norway. Raymond has another bladCAtnith- shop, the Bow Hive, which woe a 1 store, being turned into bUickumlth To Boy Supplies From Wholesalers from Front Page.) The mayor and Aid. Ives were ap- pointed a committee to secure a per- manent, supply of coal for the light and power plant as soon as possible. Lights Local id Aid. Cunningham reported that the locations for the thirty-six new street j lights had been selected and that with twelve more lights the city would be perfectly lighted. "Then get them, by all eaid the These lights are being put in their places M quickly as possible. Condemn Sewer Laying Aid. Cunningham turned hia tention to the iong standing request of the people of Bartlett street south for a sewer and at the time inqnire-d afl lo whose idea aad order the sewer nections. when there were no The citizens living on the aide of Westminster Koad south of Argyle Ave. petitioned to have a sidewalk along Westminster Road on the wes side from Argyle avenue to Courtland street and then across Westminster Road and along the eaat side towards London Road. Their request was re ferred to the city engineer. Aid. Cunningham moved two mo- tions adding some duties to the chief of police. These were th.it he have the force give attention to the stray dog nuiscance and tho building by- law which says that contractors shaD construct sidewalks around the buildings under construction. be enforced. con- roistered his kick against the change being in the plans of the fi-je it was that placing the sewer The A Justifiable Wail alderman look up what GOING TO IRON SPRINGS Tho Minister of Public Worka has ordered the Government well boring machine to proceed to Iron Springs at onco and etart work there. This will be good news to the citizens of that community. down Ashmead St. just east of the barro-cka. The mayor said that the aewer was ordered by the Council of ye-ar and took occasion to men- lion th.it all year they had been put- ting in sewers authorized by the last council. Aid. Cunningham could raise no recollection of the sewer be- ing ordered either thin year or last and concluded that the engineer had made a mihUke of the street and put it on Ashmeod instead of BarlJeU. Ho and thft other aldermen agreed that it was a most foolish thing to lay called "the justifiable about the drops made at the ends of the street crossings. He claimed that they were not right that the city would find itself up against a five thousand dollars damages case some time. The mayor thought it was all nonsense and that there would be no danger wlvn the streets were well lighted. The alderman 3till maintain- ed, however, that it WOH a bad pro- position as he had ftnown of eeveral citizens who already had received quite serious injuries from falling on these erodings. And they were not drunk fither. No Action, how- ovor, was taken. Chief Fowler, of the Fire Brigade, hall. None of the aldermen or mayor knew that the changes were being made and deputed AJd. Ooii- ninghaotn to eee to it that they -were not made and that the original plans were carried out. The chief asked aleo that a stove be placed in the temporary fire hall as it would not take much frost to freeee up the -whok works there This will be attended to at once Thart Macleod Road Again In the early part of the evening Aid. Macbeth remarked that be had that AM. Watson be present to tail about the condition of the road Jrom the top of the Ml) on the Macleod Road to the GaH St. crowing. He had told him that at one time there had been seven dtnck there at one time and that they lad to unhitch to help oibei through. He thought that tbe road ahouW be graded up properly. AW. am gave hia opinion that H was A very foolish thing ever to have allowed the Eonnd St. crotfcinj; up, which Bentimcnt received the hearty approval of Aid. Hntton. But nothing done about it. FOR SETTLEMENT Oct. OPEN Ja now situated southeast Jaw were opened for entry to- day. MLVAIUVS LINIMENT FOR ;