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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR LtTMSRJSCI, ALIA SEPTEMBER I, III! Wherever there b a Bafcy, there should be a Copy (Us Ink I he Cure urta Feeding of Jnfantt" teflt Modien ilMt what they should. kaovf about baby's food tftd baby's diet and baby'i troubles 'It shows mothers Kow to select the fcod tUt wil affee'f cWicate- tovprotect baby agftMit stomach and bowel troubles in hot how to keep baby sturdy and welt v Mothers vvfll find this book invaluable. FREE on requeaL JWe tood Icf buiubie ior lite water to nuJt. Wrlle (or the book and sample of focJ now. M THE LECMIMG MILES CO. LIMITED, ST. LAWRCXOE ol the Indian' titles to; the public laadfi; and the Ottawa! to question justice and wisdom, and the necessity the Government was under r 9 n-n -m Ltmri lx jm .4 1_ f I vi GSiiying system wmon'on' entering office it found established by law. In point of fact, moreover, the land scrip by the Liberals to the hali-breedi was only one-Uyrd of the amoani iefcuod by the Con- Bervativei between 1878 'and J896. With the' ixoqptions thus noted, the Ottawa Evening Journal cannot point to any evwvnwabered land disposed of by the present Dominion Govern- ALBERTA RED ON THE MARKET t Why ure the prices paid for fall wheat in Winnipeg market so much under No. 1 Northern? How is it J.IUJU Lands For the TkelabwalP Now As Since 1896 A ind the Plain Facts in Relation Intended for Mot Into of Speculators Acres of Land Given to Ssttlert at''Free Home- Since (Mamtobu Frea. _.. The practice of palniing off false- hoods designed to serve tlie purposes of faction, in the guise of "ujk1 tered for tlve public spoken of by Bacon as one likely to continue in all ages.'" Shakespeare puts in the rnouth of Iiparlcbntefnpttis refeT- ence to the same 'thee: glass "And like-a scurvy ixiUtician, seem V "To see the things-thou dost riot." The .American magic lantern as -a "means conveying political false- 'hoods is west in its c-oricrele lurm, pictured'as "alienated forever- at of regime statement stand 'examination? Lands, coal X W. W. Handford THE PHOTOGRAPHER v toct? So much, for the odd-numbered sec- tions. "Let us now consider the numbered' sections, which from the outset were set apart for actual tiers, r Can the_0ttawa Evening Journal point to a single case of any area of Und in even-numbered, sections, dis- posed of by the present Dominion otherwise than to actual settlers; J save the acres sold, with conditions of settlement to t Saskatchewan Valley" "Com- pany? The results secured by-that departure from Government's fix- ed .policy have justified it abundantly is no part of the Govern- record to which it" is more en- titled to point with satisfaction. What can the Ottawa Evening Journal ad- iduce in support of its assertion that 8' the land in the West designed for the settler has been "alienated "forever i 1888 I 1889 j 1890 I 1891. 1892; 1893 j'1894 I 1896 i. 2'394 1886 1887 The total for the eighteen years is multiplied by J60, it gives a total of acres1 to be granted :o homesteaders under the eighteen years of Conservative steaders who, in the. closing years of the Conservative regime, wore smooth the trails leading across .the Interna- tional boundary, in such numbers did they abandon this country. Thus.-we have taker, the charge made by the Ottawa Journal which in much the same terms; is being made by Conservative newspapers from one end of Canada IT the put to it the touchstone of fact. At it revoals itsoH not as truth .but as falsehood, not as a well based charge but as a carefully concocted slander. The record shows that the have been true to their promise keep the land for settler. Thirty- five million acre.s have passed from the Crown to simple conditions of settlement since the Liberals took office is the unan- swerable proof of the truth of this statement; and if further evidence is needed, Surely it is supplied in the TV Will THE HECLA FURNACE I TN Western dumbinpnsmittiiiig ft Heating Co I M. I W I i at pricrs ridiculously incommensur i ale with its real value" to specula- tors? It is easy to make sweeping assertions like those of the Ottawa Evening Journal, which says that all j land has been made over to the graft- I ers. But the making of such asser- tions, and the repetition of them does not make them true. i Before turning to the consideration iof the actual amount of land which I has been taken up in free homesteads i wider the Liberal Government, it is j neeessary, in ord-T to cover the [whole ground, that'a word should be i said about the half-breed scrip. It is that even-numbered sections ;of land have passed to holders of half-breed scrip without conditions of settlement. But this. procedure was fixed at the time Western Canada j became a part of the Dominion. It {was a part of the cost of the Domin- ion's title; it was based on treaties the granting of in Subscribe for the Daily Herald and keep in touch with the campaign Supplies Of every variety always in stock. Call and ace our goods and get OUT prices Rcdpath St, Lethbridft, Delivered m the City 35 c a Month Mailed, 25c a month ;