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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald Ota. Owttfe. Daily IffUvtui gl.. W. A. CH ttt I W ior better labor for fwe- m from strikes, awl tor improved iUay facilities in every way. HE CONSERVATIVE LEADERS STAND ON THE TARIFF ISSUE HG-J, Geo. E. Foster, Nov. M, "l.hope, therefore, that when thu tariff come down, it will not be weak in the matter of keeping the de- fences of Canada in an industrial sense, ia their proper relative eondi .ion wilh refer; nee to other countries and I that it .will go so far that it "will cut a very big note inio the imports of manufactured good which are-now brought into this couu ind'wiiitluirn them into "our owi I 7 r- ZN V ____ __ busy and ever busier factories oid places of industrial, production." .1 Mr. Foaier, on the budget in 1908 -''With rcferenwrto. agricultural piemenU; during nine months; o 1907 the importation was f while in the preceding year it THE DUTY OF THE VOTER. goods; we were manuiaetur ng.ma.uy of the woollen goods uwd aale oi Ibe Liberal party by tiU n Canada. What is the ;condickm', maligned m the moct oday? Year by year our imports of'; ner; Not a charge thafc_could have increased, aud thejT5n jias been uttered durutg the en- tire campaign. X had had one single charge that covld be proven they would have made the charge on the floor of Parliament and had the guilty member or miauKer expelled. .They dared not take Chat home production lias decreased, until today the woollen mills nearly out of existence, and we are buying learly worth of woolle-us in Great Britain annually." Mr. Armstrong said iu ____ hon. gentlemen would no doubt close j course for they knew full well that if up many of our factories, aud have [they could not prove the charge thay thousands of men put out of employ-' ment, but that would not matter so long as he could bolster up an argu- ment in favor of the free trade policy of the hou, gentlemen opposite." Mr. Cockshutt, on January 10, 1907, on binder twine, ain not aware that today I suggested to the Car of hou. gentleman a particular duty on .the binder twine, although I electing W. C. their tbe Hoitae of Com- f the electors of Medicine Hat select a man every way qualified to hold such a responsiblei position. t chief .qualification he has labUabed by; record member of the Alberta Legislature- As 'the representative of the Leth- bridge district at Edmonton he baa shown his ability as a. legislator by securing passing of one: of important bills passed, by House, the Workmen's Compensation Act. His influence was given to every hill thai safeguarded the interests of the people; In the admim'stration of the affairs-of hfcT district he has beeri iai. aggresaiVef. and Intelligent am jsure that for my part I strongly in favor of so doing." am 1896 to 1907, the the Iii the .matter wells and other necessities .of his constitu- ency, he has shown a keen and in telligent- interest; and has been singu- industry Urly successful in..pfoviding; for these necessities in. the various 'portions o a large constituency. And no higher tribute can-be paid-to him than has paid by his opponents, who, in their Diligent search for political capi- tal, have found nothing in his record as legislator or .administrator which they could criticize. His record at-Edmonton is the pro- mise of his record at Ottawa. He will go as the representative of the whole people. He has never been associated with corporations so as in v any way to be subject to their in- fluence..-; he bound to -4ny particular, class; of idea of promoting any class legisla- tion. But all classes, capitalists and laborers, farmers and tradesmen, can ieel that their: interests" are safe in his hands. Ha has proved himself a fair and honorable champion of the people's rights, a man fearless and independent In his efforts to secure what he considered legislation in the people's "best interests, he has shown worth of agricultural imple- ments'have been imported Into this country. What is the reason that Canada cannot make her agricultural of all kinds? What is the reason that foreign labor whould, to such an extent" as this, monopolae Canada with reference to these al- ways used Mr. W. F. November 30, 1906, have sometimes asked to define what I mean by dequate protection; and I have re-, plied that adequate protection is a >rotection that will protect. In some cases ten per cent, is adequate pro- tection; in other cases twenty per is adequate; while in other cases thirty or even forty per cent, may be entirely adequate. look upon, a twenty per cent, tar- g as a very moderate tariff i I think that should have bsen increased on the bulk of agricultjural, implements and not diminished." Mr. H. S. Cleuitnts, on the woollen Clements, on January 10, 1907 also on "binder twine: "Some, ptotec- tion should be given the manufactur- ers of binder twine iu this country. would have to give up their The St. John Sun rises to remark: "Hell knows DO fury like a Conserva- tive grafter failed in his graft." Frank Oliver, Minister of the Interior, speaking at Edmonton, sum- med up the political situation when he said :---''The issue is well de- fined. tYou-" are either for develop- ment or for stagnation. As .you give your vote ou October 96, will this country go .ahead or back> Because the history- of Canada is that, under Liberal administration, there is pro- Sugar PROFESSIONAL CA Mr. Taylor (Opposition on greis, and under Conservative stag- January 10. 1907, alao dealing with I nation." binder twiAe: "What" the Government should do is to put a, duty .cent, to 35 per cent, on binder twine, and then the prices will come down j to where they were before" On Track Today Ibc Beiticy Co. New cottage on Cutbill St., south of Barracks, water aud light, 34 ft. lot. price haudlet.it. House near Elevatori, 5 rooms, plastered, 1200 down, balance eaty.' Bents for a month Uterti tatty Co. DR. W. S. QALBRAITH Agcw OflUe 914 Ifedpath 8t. V 'PI, 9 a.m., W 74 PR. J. B. ELLIS DENTIST Graduate of W eater n Reaerve Ihii- aity, Cleveland Ohio. OFFICE-WHITNEY BLOCK Fhooe 607 9.1'2- MADAM PASSAGE OF I-HOU R LAW. It was not decided to introduce an eight-hour law for miners until alter Mr. Simmons was elected a member of the Alberta Legislature. In 1907 a commission took evident from miners arid operators through- ut. the and reported m avor of an eight-hour law and certain mportunt amendments to the Act regulating mines. Not until then did Paterson, even- then, Q tnnAC Mr. Gushing, the Minister of Public want now to look at the Question from the "manufacturing standpoint.. It was'. a great mistake when .this Government, by their re vision of the tariff, practically wiped out the woolien industry. They tliii practically millions of dollars invested in woollen, mills.. .'Look.'. arouncL this Dominion, and .you will only find a iew woollen mills iiinniag tod ay.-That certainly is no credit to. this Govern- WHKN PATERSON WAS SUB- PRISED (Toronto" Saturday Night.) It was long back in the seventies the gentle man, to be known later as Hon. Wil- was going up and _cpunty, Ontario, oppos- Hincks and exposing of the Tories. Mr. tones which later r "Works, decide to introduce the Toronto editor to suggest tiour J F. German The SKoeman Between Sage's and Roy's J. F. Bodgera Jos, A. Young FOR SALE HQRSES Heavy and Light RODGECS4YODNG SileSUWcs WMd St. Tencher ol produetiou. ot cvoeivca tory or advanced, Coaching for exauia. Howard Crairb MA Ml LTD! It YOUNO 8. COMYBEAR Barriaien, Conybeare D.C.L.. B. 0. AIU. that he should be member for Thun- law was introduced at the last! der Bay, his speeches had a of the Legislature. It was founf who were disposed Simmons! towartfe Jconvictio 'There, was'in the Paterson party a youag man whose memory was as strongly _5upported by Mr, Simmons j Conviction. in "the iace of strong opposition from the operators, and the member for -t Lethbridge deserves more credit thani remaricable as the v01cc of 'Honest any other private member, for thej passage of that measure. a determination -which should occa- sion demand it, will not recognize the bounds of party lines. While it is admitted that Mr. Sim inons' main strength at Ottawa wil be In committee, where the business is done, the electors will have no rea son to be ashamed of his efforts on the floor oi the House, where the speech-making is done. In supporting Mr. Simmons the people can feel sure that they are supporting one of themselves, a man who. having worked his way up through the knows the needs of the people of everv class. On this he has claims to the suf-i frames ot the- electorate, as well as from the fact that he goes to Ottawa as a supporter of the Laurier Gov- ernment, which lias done more than any other to further the interests of people oi Canada, and' to place Canada as a nation in its proper place among the nations of the world. that are absolutely unfair and un British." Mr. E. D. dealing with thi woollen industry, few year ago we were importing into this coun try less than worth o HELP TO STOP STRIKES. Another feature that should con- sidered in the Liberal policy of pro- viding railway competition in the West, is effect of this policy in regard to strikes and similar labor troubles. Any policy that will tend to do away with strikes will be a j benefit, not only to the work-j ingmen and the companies, but to; the general public as wr-11. The competitive road? will provide employment for me.n who are isfied with conditions on the road for which they arc working. Thr com pany, knowing imi, mcr; Careful to make conditions suitable] to its employees. Where there isj competition a strike is particularly disastrous to the companies, as strike exists on one road the who'o traffic is diverted to another, and thereby business is permanently lost instead of being merely delayed, as it ia in the West .under present cumstances. It is therefore a cer- tainty that rather than suffer a strike to occur the companies will be more reasonable with their, employees, knowing that they will not only lo.e business, but lose their employees as well, AS the best oi them can get work on the other roads. A vote for the railway policy is vote Nothing Like leather Our import of Leather Souvenir Goods yesterday is beyond precedent in assortment and variety. The promised new stock of pyrographic work is daily expected Masks for Hallowe'en and masquerade gather- ings are now to band in abundant variety. Our TWELVE new local Souvenir Post Cards in colors, including the 3-fol- der, at amis? Not by any ineans. Mr. ilagr'ath stands for. the High arift party. t Remember that when ou" ore casting your ay. vote on; Mon- Compare Sir. Simmons' record public service at Edmonton and Mr. Magriith's at Hegina and. then vote accord ingly. March 12, 1907, Mr. E. L. Borden took the boot and slioe industry'under i DO you see ilr.-Magratl? supporting and restitution of some of the A. R. I- d shoe men got iio'iu- j crease in the tariff" in. the first in-; stance. They got. no added protec- one vrauld Isapppse-.that the circumstances inrere rjsuch as vto justify increased protection in their case in the" other." Mr.' W.JWright, sneaking in. 1908, their very high tariff wall we are debarred from doing any con- siderable business "with our American, "neighbors; and yet we raise but a very low tarifl wall against them, so that when our manufacturers demand British fair play iu the great battle for commercial supremacy, they fine themselves confronted by conditions [-anecdote and argument which fell from the latter's lips. It, was near the close of the campaign, and there came a meeting when the man with the wonderful memory was to speak The opening sentence sounded to those on the plat form, and, 'as the speaker" progressed, disma-y fell upon the-small group up- on, the platform, although the au- dience was 'applauding wildly. Mr. JPaterson was .looking agitated and worried as tried to lay hold 01 the speaker's Hying coat-tails. The address came .to a: close and the wor- I heSouth Alberta 1 umber Co. Ltd. Have just received a car of Exshaw The Conservatives gave the West to he C. P. R- The Liberals put( it in- o the hands .of settlers front all tarts, oi the world. Do you want it q get back into the hands of the C. P...R.? Then vote for the Conserva- tive candidate. Vote for Simmons and then we wil be sure of railroad competition. thy. Paterson yose, to. find, himself inr and confused, though he fin- ally recovered [himself and roared at Tory villainies' in magnificent style.... After the .meeting there was. a brief and bitter dialogue between'; the first and second speakers of the uvcning, while the rest of the campaigners hardly knew whether to admire or execrate the man. who had learned Billy Paterson's speech by heart and had anticipated the great man, word for ward. FOR SALE on Crop Payment Plan I have acres of choice land which I can sell1 on "crop payments, with very small cash payment and low rale of interest on the balance For further particulars call on me t my office in the P. 0. Block o write Box 367, Lethbridge Alta. E.T. McGregor Heal Estate Broker LETHBRIDGE ALTA. Prices Right Corner mi Ford A vote for Magrath railroad monopoly. is a vote for Mr. iTftgrath, in order to catch a few votes, proclaims from the house- tops that he is an independent Con- THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. Present Standing of this Parties. The following was the standing of the parties when tKe House dissolved: Conservatives. Liberals. Ontario 47 sorvative. He neglects however to j u say that he has the entire Tory or- ganization at his back. Nova Scotia...... 1 Brunswick We'll wager Mr that the words nentioncil in this campaign. Pr. Edward Island. ,Ir. IMasrath is sorry j 3 "land deal" were ever; Xorthwest Territ. 3 39 54 17 8 1 7 7 wv a SIMMONS BwTfeter, Etc Ofiee: Southard Block. ADDISON fc SON 321 Crabb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone IU F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT 9 Whitney Block. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCH ITECT Macdonald Block, fUdpatK'StfMt Lothbridft, feirhaBts Cootractors We have the teams and we're here-to do the business Or a distract Wort of all kinds promptly attended to You will do well to get our prices before placing your orders nlsewhere Hayr Transfer Co. H. H.yr urf W. G. Hole, PHONE 180 Chas. Peta Co. Horseshoen and General Blacksmiths EAST OF TAYLOR MILLS Work done promptly efficiently if the A. B. I. Co. wo'Ud iret that million acres ,if Mr. Magrath win returned as member and Mr. Borden came into power. It is more than likely. The electors want to prevent even the possihilitj- of such an occurrence by voting for Mr. Simmons. Watch o'it for Tory roorbachs. The way to have prosperity in Ca- nada is to retain the Prosperity gov- ernment. (Sask. 1. Alta. 2) British Columbia.. 0 Yukon i 0 Total 74 140 Liberal Seats in the Next House. Ontario..................... SG Quebec..................... 65 Nova Scotia 18 New Brunswick 13 Prince Edward Island 4 Manitoba i.. 10 Saskatchewan (incr. of 4) 10 SALE OF WORK The Sister's Faithful Compiinions Jesus will hold their annual aale ,-.f work in the Convent on Thursday Friday, and Saturday -t of October, from 9 a. m. til -i. m. Entrance on Coutts Street Alberta (incr. of British Columbia Yukon 3) Lot us have four more years of] Laurier and a United Canada. Ur.cier the Liberal policy Canada has enjoyed great prosperity. make a change? Total Increase 221 Uthbridgt Lodft (M) A. M., Q. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in Masoaie Hall, P. O. Block, at 8 p.m, Vkiting brethren will alwaja hearty welcome. .C.MESSEE. Secretary. P. O. Box 6J7 Meets 1st and 3rd inK. ofP .Hall 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W, S Coal, Ice and I PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral RH ONE 63 -WANTS DAMAGES Montreal, Oct. J. A. Oui- met, Conservative candidate in Ya- maska, has taken action for damages against the the French-Canadian Liberal organ of Montreal. This is taken in connec- tion with publication in "Canada" of a protest entered against Mr. Oui- met on nomination day alleging he was not qualified. A Mexican love story at the ceum tonight. Don't miss it. are meeting with all the success they deserver and Crabb well deserved to have a street named after him. Today we open np part of our Childrcn'sNoveltics If -KQ get any winter this year our sleighs are to be cleared out at any old price and don't forget. It is pitiful to look at the blank appeal of their poor frames at having been brought to the wrong country. L HB mm W. C. Simmons is a man of the people and is not tied up to any cor- poration. Simmons is not a jollier; he is straightforward, honest mtvr. Mr. Magrath says he has not had any outside help. What ab- out Mr. Ames and his magic lantern? Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-np Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. BOARD OF' DIRECTOR8 t O Where doer- Mr. John ITerron of Pin-' cher Creek come in? Didn't he get Mr. Magrath the nomination? The Conservative party is opposed to the Ci. T. P. ns every person, who !hos closely followed the present cam- knows. Is it not best for Lethbridge and Southern Alberta to line up behind j W. C. Simmons in the Medicine Hat [district and A. B. Macdonald in the j Macleod district and make sure of getting railroad competition. The campaign which is aow near it's close has been characterized by whole- Sir H. Montagu Allaa President Vice-President n R. Esq., Tbos. Long, Esq., C. P. Smith, Esq., Hugn A. Allan, Esq., C. M. Hayi, Esq., Alex. Barnet, Esq., F. Orr Lewis, E. P. Hebden..........................General Manager The Bank has 119 branches and agencies distributed throughout Canada. Nsw York Agency, 63 and 65 Wall St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS invited, and special .Atten- tion is paid to small Interest at B por annnm, compounded fonr times a year. Drafts, Money Orders and Letters of Credit, payable hi any part of the world, at current Che Star transfer Company LETHBRIDGE i.OtXib NO. C. B. P. O. t. Meets on the aecond Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHABMAN. M. PRIEST, E. B. Secretary. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. SOB of [fljjlaail tewfit Sotietj Urwt in the of Hall every first and third Thursday in the Booth at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren alwrayi wel Walter Apptebj, W. President Fred T. Robini, Stc. Ebr Cab Hiring, Dray ing and Coal Delivery Lodge No. NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION Of STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall every aec- and and fourth Mondays in month. Employers requiring certificated gineera, and engineera out of employ- ment, muld do well to communicaU with us. NEVIN, Chiet W. A. DICK80N, Secretary. Phone Oftce WimsBal THREE STILU IN FIELD j Montreal. Oct. C. Laurier, I Independent Liberal candidate in county has retired. Three candidates are still in the con- test, Pagnuelo. Conservative; Soguin, Liberal: and J. M. Fortier, Independ- ent. Ike entitle tatawnt Is the pmce to get a good Square Meal. Everything new and clean. Coaldale Block. Short Orders at all Hourt I MM t M M M MO W. Mtufcr The Oxford Cafe SERVES GOOD MEALS. Has been Remodelled Frwih Cigari, Fruit ami FONG Protmtor First-class Cafe Tin urn CARROLL it DOYLE ;