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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 1LBEEIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 19.98 APMINOTATION OF AL8ERTA GOVERNMENT IS A OF ACHIEVEMENT MARKED DEPARTMENT. wjisf 'has the education' depart-1 efncu'ncy of the judiciary system, 'ment 3. Working hand rin hand with the scholars in the High other Attorney-Gen- eral has exercised a directing influ- ence over a vast number of important ineasure.s. -To name one or in- lias done much' to increase the save thousands of dollars in Lives di-'great bridge at Medicine'. High school lobjkUJg forward to their degree iu-l'hc. university. the dweltermVthe city. "the farmer 'imstructive Wide-Awake Statesmanship Stamps the Province With Prestige. In Mvanfced From an Unorganized Territory to a Prp- In Zeal fdrrEducalibn, Thorough- of Finances, Generosity to Agricultural i the Rutterfcxtf Gvernment is Not ani nes of Public September Ij IpQG, was red. f j1 day -.intils Jjistory' -.eft, the It' saw: the formal in- of Alberta as a province the latter" set out on a new exist- ae a of. the iederated, Dominion. Almost "every.: "European iratioh, eVery oJ 'Canajli the Republic, tkjuth of' as'well ae each a; danger to nien of le.is. treasury as receipis from'fecs, liceuses, breadth' and depth registration: and ftaxation of ._ 1-. f _i.ii_-_____ i _ t v. ;._ j ot tfibgs. was represented' in. throng's of people jip assembled at Edmonton to wit- b: the inaugural ceremonies. The frontier town was, gay with people h; holiday., streeXSi public 1 AVTST oiit brjlliahf ..criTdurage of pub' lie 'men and a stirring address l3iettan people -vpth. the.se, Whtt Been Done. ha.ye Mr. elrfprd 3rid the provincial goyern- trail-'tb' prosperity. andithe tributary by-Ways L rnptalled ney general at the Provincial -confer- ence to WB This the revenues 'cornea froiu .the DpjrciMriqn government and "in- ernmen'V has-been perfected and- ad wh'o.Ve" i'eniirte "locution would''seem to 'the expectation of education Cipr children. All will reply': "We'iaye' good schools and we are' belter. We- have good teache'ts'ifud wo are getting better. We iuive -gPod'-bopka and, we are getting better.' We: getting what vve hoped tor rather'tb'al'i what v.rc expected." 2. ;iot 000 school' dis- tricts in: Albtrfji whtn' 'the -province to- verted from crime to the paths'of titude, but the character's "of those boys and tend to 'make'V good citizens of them. Workmen's Compensation Bill. the nibs'i advanced'pieces other. iu 1906, which '10' werfc were built, and riepaired. In bridge-were' which 14 were steelV and. stances: The Railway Act has secured charter. existing railways enforcement of'thes which demanded the utmost ability satisfies 4hc' requirements of was ihjiujgvrated three'years ago; day of which 48 h ll a ve and the co-operation of the Treasury inf ft fndu5tl.ics wthdut hamper- and the .Attorney-General's Depart- development or throwing on meut.--.Lhe Municipal Telephone Act a class of men, tire farmers, a burden placed the coiitrol of that most mod- too to 'be borne. For c-ften of convenieuceK in the hands of r l to a 767; is estimated for 1903" at inauguration of the Provin- .ciai "on the lines laid down 'by iif lltis rtrovi 1. The Titles'" Act, modern as making its enforcement dependent on reason to believe it willwork smoothly the will-of tiie'''Attorneys-General of and 'prevent friction between master, the various Provinces, Alberta at once and men. took up the wprk. the people. it is perhaps in the people shall Mr. and -administration of the Liquor Cross, and: undeterred .by tlie mutter- License law that the Atlorney-Gea- ings and Avarnings oi those who would eral's department is entitled to the preferred laissez-faire attitude highest The old-Territorhl in the matter of the Lbrd's Day Ob- Ordinance sillowed a, licensed house scrvance, he at onc'tf authorized pro- wherever Jhere were fifteen dwelling- sec'utions under the Act, the result of houses in an area of acres; Mr. which action has been to 'secure for Ctos-s changed this to forty houses in the 'province ite''day of rest.' The y.Gp acres. No wayside-tavern war, Sabbath of Alberta is rivalled only to offer temptation 'in the rural die- in its peace, by .the Sabbath of Ontario tricts where total prohibition is to in. its success in the enforce-i prevail. During the past session a ment of. the railway -.iom-! ten "o'clock closing regulation was en- panies the youngest, sister has givui! acted and has since then'come into {orcg( results'.' The in operation over the fivers aiid lakes of the province, fdur placed and manned that year- Iii fouf more were added, year eight more will.' give evidence; ot the paternal watchfulness of'.tne gov-- in eveh' the- most renVbt'e parts the .province. Qne Rp'cUy Mgun'tain-'House., one at Lake Pne' north' of, coty, the These roads and bridges tell, of the suceessf ul' work "of the ment: They resh; to- -all'-wnp'1 ctnis.to -you in niaking: lor a a: 'apH: that yo.ii may a-united, prosper_dus, God-iearing aridT reXigion-loV'' .is prayer- ak yo.ur! Goverhor-Geheral and represen- ot, ven1t.ii.re reveren'tly. tjp: Triakei 'tlie 'bbttpiii'o'f Then governor eworn of Canada followed a .cnaractens.tically- eloquent J Vse and -thft': to do "'If: wass a .critical-- itnoment. The ot'gobd- iiien 'lini to Tvas abeolule. ready for the occasion, and'.fully equipped to meet every responsibility .thai might thrust on them by .September' inV -Th. few tlrc members ofj the cabinet sciectcd were' Sept.v 6: years ihey have-gov- erned the r: destinies, of the'notably high, prestige enjoyed by Alberta and abrpad.the soun'd- nesa of suice..of; future prpmiee'is the tHei'f duties have .been How' they about the work of organization and construction. v.The-- record "made by the Alberta during the first three years of .ilr; in provincial, prgan- izaikm, in legislatioa and etBcient 'administration, is j-et unsur- paSsed by any- new gpyerauierit history. Selection of Premier. When on'September ..2nd; 1905, Mr. A.'C. Rutherford was named by Lieut.- Gpvernor Bulyea _as the first premier or Canada's youngest prpyjiice; it was le'lj; that the destrnies ofAl'b'erta-'.w'er" being placedin fulfilled; the of Caesar'.s' as'the'y "Above suspicion." -The three yftars that have -elapsed then haye buI deep ene'of the respe ct and admiration that all men fclt for him.' .Tried by the truest test. no flaw has been 'or cfiticiam- The only cry. that has-been Heard irom- an been for raisecToyef aricl over again as thpigJi. hbpe lay in over- the sane decfaiSns'Pfrthe' Ad- ministration. Rutherford was able to associ- ate it old administration; her'eMer .a. lesSph by which, even yet halUngcd save in a rash'and soon-1 a lists from They" nica'h" -thpiisdr ofacres of crops' ported'to market.' pros- perity for the notable feature of the work of this department.is ttXe installment' of a Kovernnieut-owne'd.telephone system. The building of the' lines, ha's gone on cally every part; of. the province being placed in telephone cpmmtriuca- tion with every, other part. The work was commenced in- September, 19Qpf 544' were" constructed total! This Is which the government, or more directi ly the Mijp ister of .public [ichieved the province in-regard, to 'teTephoues. This' excellent "secured 'at price' was "6i_'-the r.esfc :pf "Ca.nada.iL but. the spirited policy-: proyincial wouTiv liaye" !brouglVCOie BeH.-pepple TKatTpoTScyyivas rtself f iti; resuHa. c 44-TJie pubirc now' ace '.w'6'rk. .gdvernment a. grant 61 v a year foir site "work" )eryi3ibrr''of.; thie" of. thV these .other >To" :-Bnf an'd" __ the' proyirice are' -being'1 offices' for .-the; yatipria court1" officials bcrhg j bridge: CalgaTy. quirt- erT-are Being prpyidea I titles'-'ofl5cc'" ior the insa'ne'af'Ppnoka, in erech'bn; _ dollats -which-iiPw'go ment FmmentlyJcapablcLo[ dealing with the problems that faced them.: In.'the: J Honourable n'lari NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS" OF ALBERTA rcperitc'd: heat -'of a mark- ed of every branch the. i aw. ip-tiiVie .f Will any .rHizen .for a say corporations .have seen in our .rich fields richer mines .a epleri.did chance for the-'increase. of their diyi- dends. They have invested .tihctiveT.marks of a future statesman. tionV'ahd ;yetr-it is well that 'some tliese'things should be called to mind. ,v V f' r f f t' TRASURY DEPARTMENT. where his Busihcss-liko :the choice j the Premier's own o? the Premier Edu- 1 tVio cation and the "The. Honourable W." T. Finlay, as The finances pf the Minister choice province toll-of" that harvest, and-trie govern- ment has shall have'it. The- Foreign Corporatione Taxation act has ec-eured for iliti province ft share whlcn'is just without being dxiortionatc. The opposiCipn press was hard to it when it rais- ed' the cry of of in- vestment, in lavor of the: men who tifi vendors, who, under the old regime, had sometimes been able to of tlvMr properties twice over and then levant1 with the proceeds. The objectionable acceleration "clause in mortgngiv lias been" done with and in various ways the-.procedure bo.en .anri cheapened, and speculation checked in' favor of .the bona-fido settler.' 5. Tho Mechanics' Lion Act is a fines "for breaches of'the' Act altmgIiatron. -Hotel-keepers and travellers with the .hiimble laundryman. fnT> n boon in the'law courts that the'beat part of the wo'ik 'has been done. has been- top effica- cious lp Intake that necessary, arid the vigil anbe the "'police has' seconded the will of the people 'in letting it be that the -law must be observed. U Luckily in otir favored land me lias been rare, but' the "of Minister of Agriculture, a been handled .for three years -wished.to grow rich at our expense. ihcice; universally "of legion-j'witUout the waste of a dollar; so arc powcrfiil bodies tive experience, of judgment, npmically and thriftily that no charge [which have in the past received many appointment tias abjuxdAntly. misraanageinent'or misappropria- yaluable grants of land and numer- tion has been or can be made against "'And now came the call to the gpverriment. Only.sagacity, link- try 10 speak" their mind about these-ed could effect this. The .-j...- _-__ as honest the I follow, but no blundering can in its deciirdn'against their 'opponents': rcs't here." to need" ajrgumebtatiye justifioatjpQ. j so essential in the de- The now 'mintBtry tHe.velopment of'a young, growing pro- vrork of organization and adminiatra-ivince, has been secured without hard- circumstances of such i ship to the settler. In 1967 alone tltfh under freedom ir ous privileges. They arc paying pro- Gmongme or woesae' quor oxisea pjac a heavy -b'niL just Contribution to the re- he provittce: There is'" also to the credit of this department" the' prosecution of lumber 'combine, which has re in a decision 'that will overthrow' AGRlCULTyRAL pEpARTMENT. "Tile farm ere ''Interests. Kiiyie 'nof'tecn neglected -'by- tlie-" Department' over which 1 W: 'r "FtrilHy jpresidcs. czeameriea, tTpiis; jud'ging- 'schools and- tins- ''depaTtmeiit niitedsts.- creameries that dot the 'province '7' -1 "r1 Vd nuhiber of government h'a5: increased 190o- "there "Avere" 12, 2f: Thef total Piitpuc 1S07 was bn6 'ali'J "a''hratf jfeuiWfs -The 'value ot only ine'r with a-nrcthbd of of 'the Tprodtict, price; 'while "ihe vincc a' 'dairy 'country bftilfrt up Through the Records ol .......___ This -desirable Alberta all combines in restraint s in connection, witii t'rade. This notable cnse, zfns of the Province. The worknian's arc 'to him py a .sim- pler and than obtains in anv C'tiv-r province 'in the Domin- ion. no long drawn-out pro- Of'the townsMi as brought the govern- ment, fiice" "to the 'skip which this has fspecraily appealed to it has bcni that of" (ho- children." arc tv-o to" >Io the machincr oi justice 'to 'the doors-last sessirtn. The work" has r.ot been 'rontributR to the'cost of administer- v no J n Jr v positions with good dividends, so they of the people. Similar in general nrshcd fonvard Kastily." Information have been mjido, to feel by the govern-ioutlmos to tiic been gnfhcrf.ei on every hnn-1 ment of 'Alterta that they, too, must of the older province's. Tts incroascdl about thr treatment, of morally defoc- s'im'pl'citv of proceduro "renders itsJtivn children: Already the supcrm- and i? placing would tnem' s trarte. inis noiaoie cnse, -wnicn s jn connection witli IWBferti'Mia nri'iqiie in the "promptness with which it wa's iiisposcd pf and in the search-, is wort of thi is iiot; work of the ing of its: Ms stilt department. -Pourtfyrrthat fresh m T.IIP minds rff people The sale of a vital-necessity {i js care the resident! of Alberta, was ig Controlled by a party of d were oroueht to trtal by .the ihe-gaincpf thJvprbvince. the heri- s department found j once This combine i wtthm-. four months. wasbroken. Future combine in any trade receirecl'a restored; is-in attempts at some PU BLl C DEPARTMENT. are detected and punished omatically. whoi-e destractivenesa has been How has Mr. Gushing. in'thr-'Benart- but too- bitterly proved other ment ol Public lived up to the "is com batted At1 'find' stlifiC'eBt stdnd.ard- oi1 adrrtinistration? "of foads 'which spreads tionerx inp 'inspection opposition as would were garnered into the yearly. kind in Canada, and because of it machinery public treasury k 'now enriched by Tha appointment year of nn inipector legal of- 5 itsel? ofverth'4 settled' portion ol the a'province of todav is one answer! Tlia Vety soiffri tha p map bf'tlfe local im- The proprietpr or apeculator jirho will not iobfc xf ter f1' 't VkVJYUIV.v; II I Cfc VFi 1.4 4 1. i- I "JA it' may" be which1 will not only! district is another.' The (Contm'ucd on 6f cst, a tor. with reduction of fifty cents if the city takes it all at which.will bo done. HOSE TENDER The "Rubber Co, offered k T. Co 10.05 8S6.05 Bontly Co............................ 5.50 Lcth. Electric Co.'. Total positions. It is chiefly men to do the threshing that are wanted. The scarcity is causing an upward move- ment, to be made in wages and thei bT Vfic hit-ly "and "o'rbRen'conilftion'otl tho cnrs. Montreal, Sept. Mountain Liberala rettominaled J. A. C. Eihier for a man in Alberta, is as good for the Commons. as a day being given. nces in Traflgar Square besieged by a crowd of mechanics, artisans and oth- er unemployed. d that the squirrels in the park aro affected with the disease. No other cases have, been discovered Special police called in to reg- and it is believed that there will be tilate traffic. no spread of the plague. of land is made to the In- dians, the balance will for settle- ment. The trade from this rich dis- trict .will be very great. MM! the' G. R. is after it. ;