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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 31, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta B HERALD PRINTING CO.. LTD. D. AUSTIN, Editor and Manager. W. jbRDAN, Sttpt. of Job Department. SiJBSCRIPTION: .tl Advance u Otherwise  1.50 a year 2.00 a year ADVERTISING. Par Month - 1.00 Per Inch The Alberta Government. � A convMition, i\.'p>csentntivo of the >,*est clement of the Liberal parly V IJiruughout 'Albcrtir, was held at Cnl-jfarj' last week. The delegates wei"c not confined to ,the leaders but e^"c^y rpolting subiliV'ision in 'the province was cntitlcopIarty that is democratic enough to : consult the rank and file of its ineui- : liers is the Lilwral party. In the arly ninotics the I jl>erals ot the l>o-luiiiion.hold a convention nt Ottawa. : The peo|>le tlij>re as.scmblod chose the , lilat.form. It was not it-anuul by the Icador, after consiillation with a few or the nabol).^, as was the cns;\of tho Conservative policy as nnnownced by Mr. ISonlen at Halifax. So also, in Ontario, a. few .Miars n.cci), i'.ft.,>r the provincrai so\ernnn-n't had been siil)-joct to a lot of (I srt-veil crjtiii.sni for departing from f/lbcml polic.viind i.Tcsortmg to ciifihoii..'.s.t, f!cc:,ii)n m./th;, . ods \a coiivontion wti.s held. .\crain the people wove coiip\iit('(l and n' plationn fruinod thai was wtirth\- of adopl'ion. Now wc have the Alliorta IjibcralK a.ssenibliii.tc and c.Kpr.'.wiiij;' to the Jjilieral f;t)verniii life ensior for the thousands of! from (ftlier ]iro\ iboi's. l.ll),>rali.'!ni inj �.slick- .sciunues iransporied here! OUU POINT OF VIEW Thc By-Lftws Defeated. Two \ cars Old. men who work in the bowels ot ihe^ .\lberta is cK-aii. i-oajj iiia\ earth each day to furnish us with the I uuuii so. fuel for our us,'. V'-iiflvt hours is al-nio.s-t the ij\*evalcnl v or king dn.y in t!ie lalior world and the ininers n.rej entitled to it even luoiv than other classes because of the nature of the work. From the standpoint of huiu-anily alone the liciri-'^laliou is worthy of support. It win make thc miner feel that he will Iv abl I ha I I On Mondn.v.- 1 he two bylaws sul)-luiltvd to l|-,e peopk' were (U-feuted by a narrow iimrgiii, the vote being;- for \\ aleru orks by la w 17 ngain.st H'y, f(U- the local Improveiuenls bylaw !'.) l.elhbrldg*" This issui! (if tb aid is \ol. 11. No. 5L'. Thiit uunuis ilhal wo are two years old-and lo-inoirow Is Vhanksgii ing I>a.\'. .And we are thankful -tlmukful becau.se the to sf>tTid aj iifiald is (he bl','!>est and huskiest part of each day in God's sunlight j i,.,.,^.,,. j., \v,.^t^,,., j,,rna'ism-and fresh air. instoatl of having to toil from daybreak unt 1 almost nightfall in the doi-ke.st recesses of the earth. as inhus'.cr of railwnvs and ca-nal.s h.' \\'\' not alb-w politics to in-UM-f.'r.' �nh I lie management of, the I lUereiilonial liailv.ny will lie ive. iv-l 1 er- '''r^* i i-'i satisfaction by eV('rylH)(l,v ex- against h->. .As tlu'sv b.\inws reipiir-eept possil)i\- the iiar'izaii eiuploxes eil a two-ll;irds x'ote to pu.ss. they of the railroad. The railroad em-j were lost fiy a IVnv vntes. Only 82 |ilo>ees v ill attend to railroading, votes were polhMl altogether, which anil leave polities a,'oiie or lose Ihoir' shows ver.v liiltle inteivst in the miit-job.s'. Sir Wilirid I.iUirier showed; ter. As a result of the vote tlw eoiiiiiieiidalile wisdinn in taking the Council will eithor have to pay the eonlrol i>i the road from tbo.se who' e.^jiendi't ure aireaen.3 it. .All this class of labor is good for is to work cheapl.v and enable big corporations to make more money on rail- road contract, etc. The merchnnl In Cnnaiia makes very little if anything out of these people. 'J'hey live chvapl.v and .send nearly all their earnings back to their homes. We don't want such people on our voters lists. medium.-Ix'cause vhu'le\fr ililTerenc-es of opiivuui our readers inn.x have had vviih us. llie lliu-a!d hes never j lost a sMbscripl ion in the city. I'"(U' llicsf and m:iu.\ ntlier reasons. It is a purticiilar'.v linppv coincidence that , tomoi-row is 'tl^' .-second anniversar.v biilliday and I In.'nksu i \ ing Day. No More I. (�. R. Politics. Thi� Herald calls itself an indeiien-v: dent supporter of the Liberal party. Wc criticize Lilacral policy and Lib-' vral administration when we think it : i� in the party's and the people's in- tcKiits to do so. We are not travo' httg undei- false prctenues. It is not ; our purpose to cater to one party to- day ami to another i>arty tomorrow . but we want to say this, 'that we are konest in the expressions of our opin fona. Now after having explained our po-^ sHion wc want to say that we are in ntiro accord with the admdnistration 'Of alTairs of the province of Altierta .� by the Lilieral' Government. The convention could express without hes ' itat'ion its entire confidcnoo in Mr. Rtfthcriord and his colleagues. Not � � weak spot has .vet been discovered in the conduct of tlio business of thc provinces. Every department soems ; to Ik" economically nnd carefully conducted. The people are getting the Hon,' i\lr. I'ros.'f. .\oung though he ' is. is a past in-isier us an adiuiuis-1 .ralor. He has io|ii'il wiih somr' Mg proiilerns siiu*:* lakiutr � ll;-' .'ii-i isiralion o'f t hu't hiii-.;,- d.'i'a rt iih'iit. the .Allorii.'V (.'''lurn 1's. lb' o!-iug at liaiTiS'ton. iu North V\ el, iji;;'i on i.isi week lion. (I. I', (irahitni. nil;.sler of railwa.^s and I'an.rs. s.iid a.', ih' ininisrer of r;i 11 \\ a;, s and eaniiis. hi* held init no hoi I' il-jj! (�ar,sitiioii>' would l-e exe.r-ei--.d uilli r,"4nril lo I ransiiorl.uioi> faelli; �,'s. so as b.' was lii'rid of the d �piirtimn;, v. bi..' be .�should en-d.e\i'i- to eori!':r'' tlii' I nt'�reoUuiin 1 rail\\a\ on bu.*-i/l:�^^^ priiu"ipK''s. with the' ob.ii'i t of ghing the bes-t ser- vic. lo the public and .'i.'condly cash i\-turn to the cumtry, 'and ns soon us an employee lluuiiihl it his busi-nes.s to be imux^ of a iiolitician than a railway man I mean to ilispense with his .services.'; There are still som'e people foolish enough to ask if we have ati.v wheat A Ix'duc farmer bonsis of a S'JiOOo' '� .Southern .AlU'rta. To the.se sim-crop of onions oiT six acivs and H; 1''^' minded ones wo should suggest a doesn't bring tears to his e.yi^s either' '''''I' Magralh from ony direction -- i you want to take, north, south, east j We are tokl that a llorilenite con-' �''" 1"'' wheat on nil veiition is to be held here next nion'th �'des, .lack Itradshaw has btvn coiii-i I'Mdently t'onstu-vatixe is not a re-; l>elled to dump wagon load aftvu- wa-' spectable enough name for the oppon- Kon loutl upon the prairie sod for tbo lc reason thivt ttw elevator is Horden hangs o^lo Ko.ster, Fowler, ""I- ready to receivi- it al the new Pope and the re.s^t of the frenzied fin- siding which bears his name. We j niiciers thv name will liav? to b'.> "'''"'t over and .gatl.ei'vd a couple of' changed again in onl.'r to cover up 'uindfiils and rt is pronounced' No. l\ �the trail. -the best what is. We told you las't 1 * _ week that the local ele\ator was tak- ing ill :V2{)0 buslu'ls a flai.v. M'be.v are ke.'i'ing up the good lick. 1l is un-, (loubti'dlx- the best .'^eason that Ma-^ gratli lias hiid and When the stalis-lies are proiier;,v eoinpiled' it will be fiuiiid that .Magralh has priuUu'i'd more grail) llii^ yt'ixr than an.v in her hislor,\' and that the averii!;e has' been liit;her liian e\ei- before. dot tins down nnd I.'II it lo .\oiir fri.'nd.-^ it is tla* irutli atitl eaiuio't be d.'nied b\' those u ho ar^' willing to ai.'Cv'i't wlini 1 Ik'.v see. Jlaniiitli ne\er liiol a Ivlter ,\ear and her fanners n,'\i'r Were in a betts,"ii; a i i \ e aniioune es ihiit it has had iis Hist "important" fir.'. Cnlario farmers ar. forced lo sell their Kiock al a sacriliee on account of the shortage of fe.'' lo i!,. glad .Mr. l-'ari.i loi is east in sueli a pi SoM ,,.rn .\l!> rin w I' .tj reii t rro's of eri-a.irs fi'v'il for the stock. Von ought that ,\'oiir poi as a re and !t>ls o\ 'usani if yon coitld only realize the great savings we can make for you. Our time is s]x;nt in giving you our best service and not in collecting accounts and worrying over credits. We are very ainbitiotis in our line and intend to carry a 1ST mmw mil i\ mmwi Also Window Sliti(l(!a. Ourtaiii Poles and Triimtiings, Pictures and Picture ALouiiliiig, Spot cash 8 per cRiit. di.^connt or two-fifths cash antl balance willi note, liniitod time. .\ll tlui't Ontario can boast of ibis .Vt'ar is invs. .Vlberta has the oals. the hay, the wheat, the biirli'y and tlu' line weather. Wc'a.re quite satis-I lied, thank you. Is �t a Vote of Censure? 'J'bat the vote on the bylaws on Alonda.v was a decide'I surprise to the members of the Council and lo of the |>eople who enough to give NK.\U it.WMOXD We guarantee a square deal to all wlio trtide here, of that accursed road house, 'which has been the source of much evil in other provinces and thc States, it compels the license holder to provide 45 bed rooms, apart from accomodation for himself and family, in every c(ty, 30 tiedrooms in every town nnd ut least twenty bedrooms in every villfi^e; it necessitates the supply of sufficient stable accommodation; it says that wage checks are not to hs cashed in hotels; it says that licenses cannot be granted' in any place with less than 500 population; it limits the number of licenses in all villages, towns and cities and in nia-n.v other respects proves to the iwo-plo that it is one ^f the bos'! laws nocessar.v roads and bridges as rapidly as they can be coni*tructed and the eontinent. :rxpcn.sc con be met. It must l>e i-e-�Mjmbercd that Alljcrla is a new pro-Tmcc and in the nature ot public �vorks thei>e is a huge amount of work ?o lie done. The most nocos-8ary things niusil Ije provided first; the le.erta to be a great mi.xed farming district and not dependent on grains alone. The Toronto Telegram was accused by the Toronto Saturday Night of publishing fake mining ads. Tlie Tel egram's reply to the charge is a rich bit of sarcasm. Here it is: Thc mention of a mining property in the advertising columns of public journals is no evidence of auriferous merit any more than 'the mention of a society jierson in the swagger columns of Sa'turday Night is evidence of social merit. Vouched for on good authority and more than that, the wheat grades, No. 1 liather interesting is it not in view of the malicious reportg of-some American papers which claim the crop in Southern Alberta was no good. The Devil's Lake Journal to-wit.-High River Times. AT OAYLEV Dave Feighner has finished his threshing and gat a yield of forty-two bushels to the acre which graded No. 3 e-vtra and brought 82 cents. Next Board meet. Wednesday of Trade Will it do night is Ldue an.vthing the to to- GOOD AT HIGH KIVEB Daily we are receiving good reports from the farmers about their crops. wards preparing an exhibit of the '^'l'*'" Taylor threshed his crop last grains of this district for the, Domin ion E.xhibition in Calgary ne.xt Jul.v? are soon due. are held. --�-- Realizing that the gi\?at resource , , . � , , c ^ . ' come out from lx!hind the secrecy of of .'Vllwrla was agriculture the gov-' , , ,, , , . . .i � k, . , , � . ' the ballot and slate 'tlveir case be- erninent has paid much allen'tion to . ' , . . , ... , . , , , ., ,ioi-e thc iminici|)al� elections, which that deiiartiuent. It has provided! government creameries, pouUr.v fail-j tening stations, stock judging schoolsj . T 1 (- - wc�d inspectors, dry farming lecliir- lake a CeilSUS. cis, and in other ways proved itsj i "What is the population of fielh uier nnd enable hiiu lo make as much 1 l'n'igc->- is a question every citizen And no One i-e made : ment, it is hardly iioces.sary t^ say| ,, i,f,^,.i,ct nnd ndvi.'ja the far- that the onbiro province irrespective ^^^^^ .of party has ent/ire confidence in the .^^ ,ut of his lalan-s on the farm "�''''^'-''^' ^''s'to''^' -t"'''>"e, known his dt�b'rmination to .lo what is best! ^^''^ I'"'" '^'^'^ for Alberta. lie is honest and con-1 'i"'*' " l'""''" '^'"''^''^ |scienLi.n.s and vou can wager Ihat'f"'"" t'^^' ^' 'y as long as Alc.vander Cameron Ruth-j ci'f-V cannot afiord it and the police Alberta Liljcrals put in the platform! erfoni is al the helm, the ship of! '^"'^'^�' f'�'''i�P-'* i^hurches of ,a" plank favoring government owner-1 .s-tate in .'Vlberta will follow the! '^"''*" "'"'�'''' organize a census to Ship of ti..lephonos. That was a lit-| straight and narrow coui-se. tic over �� - ..... Mr. Kui respective populations a year ago. What has been thcrfords heart is wrapiwd up in (he' 'ncidentally find that of the city, carried . , '^''^s '^''^"i'--'"^�"ti-to-date ho-! Many More Pupils. The reijort that Principal W. A. Ilanrillon will submit to the school board this evening has some figures of considerable inteivst to the i^eople -THE- �.U'u scrtutg on the people's system; a universitv we' and work is .ftill proceeding, ijeth-�! lirillge and the rest of this soutlie'rn nro to have. He' '^'hetbcr the liofralation would war- wants our boys to receive their high-j '"'^"'^ applying for a lic.'nse. No mater, as well as .secondar.v, oducnlion; '-*^'' 'I- 1*^ 'lone, let us have a con-country will be connected with the' in ,\lbertn and it is a v.'-rv ,.nmnien,r sus. - " ..."i. ici uim .'L is a very commend I > govcrmneiiL line before much time hrts able ambition. Jlr. Uutherfc.rd needs imsscd.: And what does it mean lo only to do one more thing to advance Ihe educational cau.se along the I>eeot disa.s'ter. It is following a good course now anil let it keep to that course and it will hold the confiilenco of, the. Alberta people for man.y years [e Will know the market quotations boWeve tho Alberta government m Mch| day,'without having to make a lonff^'rtrip into town.  The Alberta l|0Vlai*t that can lie ijjplaced for little more than linlf that aiiiount. .month bringing the total for enroil-ment for the term up to OO'j ns ai^-' ains't 457 at this time last year, an iiicriiase of 'A'A j>er tout. li: .inioll-mcnt for tho irumth was 560 which when compared v.-iti H.'C I >r tl-.e same month la.s't year t^ive s.im.i iik-.a of tho growth in Ltthbi iilge among t.ie juvenile p ipi 11 i.u.i. '.'here arc 42 students in i he lii-jh .'$cl-.ool departments, 10:1' .\r 518 pii'-is [jr in,. 13 teachers in the public -ichool, or an average of 40 for each teacher. It the present rntc of increase' ui tbe school atitendanco keeps up the t�u new rooms being' built w^ill not go very far; towards providing necessarv acc&mmodation. Tho asx^age attend uncc for the month was 480, or Ho l>or cent, of the enrollment. W. C. Simmons, M.P.P., .went Raymond this afternoon. to Thankagiviaf Scriise. \ There will be a joint Thanksgiving Sorv'fte in Knox Church tomorrow at eleven o'clock. Rev. J. M. Harrison of Weslo.v tihurch will bo ttio preacher tor, the occasion, A coUfjction (or the Gait Hospital will be taken up and it is to be hoped that tlie thankful hearts of tho people w^ill show forth their thankfulness in a generous ofTeriug for the Hospital. Bishop R. A. VanNorman of Taber was in the city on Saturday. Kenneyfi Harvey Entertainers W KNIGHTS Of PYTHiSS will open their Nevy(Han to the public with a Grand Concert -ox- Tuesday^ liv. 12 The Kenney and Harvey enter-taiiiers, including four higb-clasB artists. C. LeRoy Kenney, Impersonator Bert Harvey, Comedian Miss Emma Irons, Reader Miss Nellie Moore, Scottish Soprano and Pianist Only 130 Seats, all reserved Price $1.00 Plan at J. D. Higinbotham & Co.b ^ug Store on Saturday, Nov, 2 iRochon's KSh'e'ni HIGH CLASS CONFECTIONERY Fresh hand-made Candy every day, Only pure sugar and frxiit flavoring used. Get pure home-made Candy at Special sale every Saturday ROCHON'S CANDY KITCHEN Begin Block One door south of Bank of Commerce MAY BE MURDER Bodies of Three Indians Found Near Fifteen Mile Lake-Marks of Violence. The (load bodies of jttiroo Indians, ai man, a woman, and a boy, wore .s":.'s-terilay discovereil near Fifteen Mile LaUe, and inrlications' point ..o foi.l I)lay. A number of w-iun'i.-^ neie found on �' ij t..j� o? llw man's head having 'mooi; 1 Ivvii i (iu-plotely olT, apiiarently by a shot gun. / On Sunday some c)iildrcji--�n that locaUt.v noticed the thrte bodies lying with a cloth over them but fear- ing .that they were drunken Indians, did not go near to investigate. Yesterday they told ot it to a neighbor boy called Taylor who went over to the place, found the corpses there and carried thc news home to his father. jVlr. Tu>ylor, on going to tho scene, found what the boy had told him to be true, and Immediately went to Raymond to telephone to the police at Lcthbridge. Coroner Rivers was asked to go to the place and inves'tigate. Teachcra* Convention. Deputy Minister of Education, D. S. McKcnzio, has consented to the holding of a Teachers' Convention fon this ins|)ectorate in iLothbridge on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 14th and IStfa. "The local) commlttoe has been working op the matter fqr some time and last Vriday Inspector J. W. Urown was in tho city to consulti with them, Tho programme has not yet been completed but %vlll be fuli of interest to the teaching profession Interest throughout the Inapectonuto is developing rapidly and It is expected that there will Ixs a full representation from all parts of Inspector Brown's domain which. extends from ]\feclicine Hat to Coleman and from Clarcsholni to the Boundary. Misses Bennett, Newton, Nimmons, and Mr. H. R. Davidson are a cm-mittee to arrange for the session on tho evening of;.the rirsi liay, which will probably take llio form of an "At Homo'.' held m Iho Ceiitnii School. BORN BARBER-On October 2ftth to Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Barber, a daughter A man named MaJ[coIm was given two years in tho Edmonton peneten-tiary for placing a railway ti� on the trade near Innisfail. s ;