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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta iCTA. MONDAY, 11 P-f tt M ft SI. tfttl. THE INVESTMENT WILL PROVE PROFITABLE These; are the words of the C.PsR. Directors in recommending to the Shareholders the necessity of securing substantial control in the A. R. I. It is Lethbridge and the district contiguous that has brought this the Scottish Agriculturists "passed up "Calgary 'V; 1 1 t f PLAN OF SUBDIVISION OF LOT 6, BLOCK E, In Sec. 31, Tp. 8, R. 21, West of 4th M. f T r K U u 06 H I: w i 1 3- 2 I H 5 If 1 10 11 ft. 12 -3 2oft. o Q 5 M -8 0 J .j J t 3 o 4o 0 25ft LONDON; ROAD y ;i. i r ALBERT 'E. IVES Room 2 Oliver Bloick j." SIR WILJRID'S REPLY TO FOSTER'S CRITICISMS (Sir Wilfrid Laurier in a. Speech at Niagara Falls.) Mr.-Foster, speaking some days ago in one of the maritime provinces, said we were not only extravagant, but criminally extravagant. Well, sir. if I have shocked the virtue of That is my logic at all events. It is not the logic of Mr. Foster. If thi-re is a man iifthis audience, who has an. income-of ami spends in the eyes of Foster he would be extravagant; but if he is a man who has an income.of my friend, George Kulas Foster. I nmi spends more than that am- deplore my fate indeed (Laugh- AN OLD TIMER who wanted a gun wanted it mighty bad. You may not be in a hiiriy to buy until you see some of the RIFLES, SHOT GUNS, REVOLVERS, ETC. we .ire offering and then your fingers After all, let us ascertain what is the charge of extravagance. I read the speech of Mr. .Foster carefully What is the evidence which he brings in support of the charge that we have been criminally extravagant? His evidence is that in 3896, the last year he was in office as finance rain- won't be still until you have one of ister, tho expenditure was them in your hands. We don't handle -any of the cheap cast iron guns made by some firms. The best gun metal, skillfully mad.-. by expert hands, is (1. the mate-Tin! Ammunition for all kinds of HOWARD CASE CO. GUNSMITHS LETHBRIDGE ALTA- mint, he would not be extravagant. Lut could ,savjng. (Laughter and .MR. FOSTER rKXTRA VACANT do not pretCTid to he much of a financier, 1ml I think I have measure of common sense. some think 000 in round figures, and that last. ynar the Liberal government -spent That is to say, in "txvelve years, the expenditure doubled eorrfinff to Icgir of Jfr. is and he calls that extravagance. Sir. extravagant bi-cntise? Mr. if I were to ask how many men thero 1 Fostftr was minister of finance tor i understand these matters, and if a man. spends within income he he extravagant. But the man suends more than his income in private life nr in public becomes extravacnnt. ac- Tammas (to McTavjsh whom has just pulli-d out of the water) "Man. Domil! Ye sud bo lookin' hap- py. Are uo thankfu1 ;irc in this audience who in the year rOmf> eight years of the fast tweive 1908 Miont double the amount they years of the Conservative admin and during these twelve twelve years ago, dozens andjtratlon. McTavish dinna MM nae to be thankfu'. The gliuu: o' whuskey I had afore I fell intil ths waiter's gotten fair The Sketch. hundreds would rise up. The times have cood and public and pri- vate wraith has increased, and men can suend double what they spent ago. What is. after all. a criterion by which to ascertain whother in private or in public life has been extravagant expendi- ture? There is one easy criterion, and it is one which Mr. Foster has forgotten. If n man has a certain in- come and spends within that in- come, he rnnnnl, lw called extrava- gant, but if a man beyond hjs income then he becomes extravagant. years, which .ended in July th We are making a great showing in Furniture and have mmle every prepara- tion to help yon to make yonr home coxy and at- tractive for the long win- ter evenings. A splendid line of Parlor Furniture. Odd Chairs anri Sets of Three and Five Pieces arc- now being opened up. You can furnish your house complete from this ntore. Watch our Win- dows for the new goods THE TURPIN FURNITURE CO COMPLETE HOUSK FURNISHERS government which Mr. F'osteT minister of Haaitcc had six 3'canj dofirits and six years of .surpluses. ITc made them an equirJ division, six years of deficits the one side and years of surpluses on the other. (Renewed Hut. unfortunately there was not n division in the amount. Imcause the surpluses were less than the fleficits. In Mr. Foster's time the surpluses to about Sl.OOo.OOO jtnd Uic deficits to A RKCORD OF SURPLT'SKS. has been the record of the Liberal government, which has been accused bv Mr. Foster of extrava- gance? What has lxvn th.it That record is that for the last twelve years, except one. we have surpluses. We had not a surplus in Iho. first year of our whon we followed Mr. Foster. had a rloftcit of but ytar after_that. in 1807. ure 1ml surplus of then of SL- I 000.000. then of S8.OQO.OOO th'-n o: 1 So.000.060. then Of then of Sl-J.OQO.OOO. ihen of then of again, then of Si2.000.000. then of and last of S'9.000.000. (Prolonged ap- This is the record nf th.> mmi whom Fosier calls is now; not but now; aiid now we-haye surveyors in the field looking at" the :coridition- of the'coun-; try and preparing'plans for us, which we shall'be to put into ex- ecution as soon as we receive them. "The Government will build "the railway, or rather somebody will be nntrusted with building it for us, )ut, whatever we do, all the terniin- Us and all: the elevators shall be built by the Government, .and retain- ed under all and every circumstance by the as to insure the-largest measure, of benefit pos- sible to the Canadian in "'the NJorthwest Wilfrid Laurier, at Niagara Falls, Septem- ber C. W. Eva typhoid ,ir hosnttil omiiiitted by cutting his throat with a razor Kdward Williams, of Toronto, Clir. ton St., dropped dead at the unio station last nighl som friends away. TO PREPARE PLANS ror the Ntw Powtr and Light .C. B. Smith Chosen Cecil B. Smith, of the firm-of Smith, Kerry and Chase, engineers, was iu the city Friday night oh his way to the coast. A meeting of the Committee was hast- ily, called and a resolution was pass- ed requesting Mr. Smith to prepare plans, specifications and working de- tails of a new plant for water and light which they Intend to place at the river bottom. The buildingla to provide for a maximum population of people. The above will in- clude full supervision, testing of machinery and completion of work before it is transferred city. Mr. A. Prickard of Sedgewick, will spend the winter in town, having-ac- cepted a position with the Pincher Creek Mill and Elevator Co. SIR WILFRID'S ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT HUDSON BAY RAILROAD "We have undertaken the const mo tion of another liaison Hay Railway. Hudson Ray Hail- way, I am sure, does not %crv much lo the penplo of Wellani Vow, ty. It concerns more the people of the But I s.w tc yo'i. >rcntie- men Ontn-io. ,nui you -'il ngf.e with inc. that, what ronci-rns por- tion of the community concerns ev i-rv part of the. rommun And you men from ntuno, u ire ready to your share of the bur- den which will necessary to help the. citizens in other parts of the ronrftry. But you will elusion that this railway is a neces- sity owing to the condition.in which our fellow-citizens in the West are placed. This railway will give an al- ternative or optional route. At the present time all the wheat, soon as it is tracked, is sent out to Lake Superior. We want to provide an other railway by Hudson Bay. There will then lw the present route and the Hudson Way ronle. snrt the man who raises wheat and cattle will have two outlets Tor his production. "We have Ijcon asketl: 'Are you not to hurt the trartc of the St. if yon do Oh. ye of This total of -he sur- pluses amounts to not be called upon to do anything upon Ihot. because we have provided tJi.it this railway is'to be construct- out of the s-oceipts from land which is sd apart for that very pur- pose. "Now, we have como to the con- little faith, the trade of Canada is too great even for these two outlets. What wo sec coming will lw more than sufficient, for both the 511. Law- rence and the Hudson Bay routes. "We have come to the conclusion that the time to build this railway Sells When Others Disappoint GROCERS SUPPLIED BY THE NORTHWEST JQ3B1WG CO. ;