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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHMI felly. .MM ftti. tfaMt bf BM! Ul Jf I.W 41 paid but little to tiw at jutty it aas ptrfoct in the par- whoMt triad to draff into it. If the graad ehWK muek-rake artist of the Conservative party ciuwot die up any tkiac than this in the of affairs by the Liberal party he had better turn his attention to pwu party. He could delifht hu boacted numerous readers iu British Colum- bia and Manitolm with some spicy articles on the doings of Dick Me- Bride and I he Roblia-Rogers UgfrU tt A BIT Of 0000 NEWS Ttoft best up Irom Ontario in many days is the A STREET RAILWAY doesn't need streetcars yet and it is foolish, to expect to dis pose of a franchise to a company on decent terms at the present time. It is a rare case, where a street railway pays a profit in a city of less' than population. There is lots of time to discuss the merits of muni -that Mackeniie of this'utility and will contest North Waterloo m the Liberal interest. Mackenzie King is about tha grainiest, brightest Cwnatia- As deputy minister, of labor he has made a and a record for himself. lie reputation ability constructive 'genius that TMehM far beyond the bounds o! Ca- nada It to be sincerely, hoped that he will be returned to Parlia- ment, and and the Liberal is-victorious, there is no doubt that A. portfolio of Labor will be created and Mr. 'King will be choatn to fill, it 34r. Kinff is the best friend labor had. The observant and intelligent labor mab admits that. If he becomes. minister of la- bor he-will be iu a better position to serve, the industrial classes and his best efforts would be directed day in tho best time'to deal with the whole question will be when to be laid on-the streets and at that time, all that will. be necessary lie to put down the rails, the cars can come later. The council docs not want to run away witli the idea that a streetcar system would be profitable in Leth- bridge just now. We must have 000 or 20.000 people at least before the matter is worth seriously consid and day- as they have been in the, past, to the improvement of the condition of the working man. not. MAKE A DIRECT CHARGE I have not control of the land office. I have not power to get of' time on. home- steads and other favors like that., There are others who can and I believe it is done. It is not fair, of course. OUR POINT Of VIEW The Liberal government did load1 up the civil service and railway commissions with partizans. Prof. Shortt, the leading member of the ci- vil service confmission is a university man and it; is a question if any per- son knows his political belief and the same can. be said of Prof. McLean of the "University of Toronto, one of the new members of the Railwaj' Qommission. If the Calgary newspapers through- out the year have expressed the op- inion of the ratepayers generally that city certainly needs a change in its mayor and aTSermen. The sugges- tion, is made that a business man of ability should be placed in. the ITay- TIIE IRISH; OF IT Saturday Night.) The Minister of Agriculture for the fair Province of Alberta is Irish. It it hardly necessary to label him after reading the following: This sen of Erifl was down at Ma grata, iu the South-western corner of the province, where he was address- ing the fanners. In the course of his he urged upon them tho necessity of following the line of 'rnuxcd and.toM them not to try and all their eggs in one basl et." Then a display of the Emerald" iu these words: "We-must always look FORWARD for something to fall HACK on." In the absence of a mirror it would appear rather paradoxical. Now, 'Pat, would you sooner lose your money or your "Whj me loife, yer reverence; I want me money for me old Inquirer. When the teacher was absent from the school room Jones wrote on the blackboard'. "Willie Jones can hug the girls bet ter than any boy iu school." ".William, did you write ask ed the teacher upon her return ma'ers." "Well, you may stay.after school as punishment." "Got a licking didn't one'boy. when Willie came out. asked another. "Nope." "What did she "Shan't tell, but it pays to advef Use." FRESH OYSTERS tnd SPBINU CHICKENS at watch' the new Bulletin Board for :tUo menu for each meal'" ON TRACK TODAY No, "it is not. fair." It is not fair either for Mr. Magrath. to utter such a statement, and people will be sur- prised! to find these words credited to that gentleman in a speech last week Mr. Magrath boasts of being "fair" but fie not prove his right to claim that characteristic, if he accepts every little bit of gossip as gospel truth and repeats it ser- iously before an audience 01 intelli- gent men. An. inference was made that Mr. Simmons entered the land office-by a side door to secure favors for party favorites. Mr. Simmons explained in a straightforward way the purpose of his visit and it had" no more to do with securing a favor fcr parti- favorites than. Mr. Magrath's en- trance into the sugar at Ray- mond could be construed visit there for the purpose of gutting a man's beets purchased at a. higher price than some other man's. Mr. Stafford, a fair and impartial gentleman, is in charge of the land office and does Mr. Magrath mean to say that he would permit Mr. Sim- mons or anybody else to tell him that Mr. Blank was to be given pre- ference over everybody else in secur- ing a homestead or a preemption? Mr. Stafford is not that sort of an official and Mr. Magrath knows it. Mr. Magrath recently made a de- nial of a charge and asked that it" should be accepted. Mr. Simmons makes a denial and Mr. Magrath per- sists in refusing to accept it and re- peats the statement. Is that fair? Let Mr. Magrath make a definite positive charge. Peddling of gossip degrades a campaign. or's chair. C. W. Rowley's name has been proposed as the right., man for Alfrod -Qrover, a bridge builder died at Xelson as the, i-esailt of injur- ies from a fall off a bridge. Ite Co, ltd, iwlitui lETUItKE j New Location But Same Low Prices F. German J Between Sage's and Roy's Tte Coallile lestimat 'Is the place to get a good Square Meul. Everything new and clean. Itstiifut 5 U 'Coaldnle Block. Short Orders at all Hours the job. Mr. Rowley is certainly ca- pable of giving Calgary a good civic administration. There is no man we know of either, who has done more to give Calgary prominence in. the industrial _ and commercial world. Through his efforts several manufac- turing and wholesale establishments have been located in that SOME WHEAT The Wells Land "and Cattle Co., Ltd. shipped over bushels of fall and spring wheat, this past month' from their Albefta farm 20 miles south of Lethbridge. This was raw land two years We -have more for sale in the vicinity at right prices, also improved land. For particulars see Wells Land and Ltd. agent, FORD TYLER Lethbridge Hotel I Teams Wanted At Hayr Transfer Go. H. Hole, Props. PHONE 180: Good Residence Lots Ou Westminster Road uad Courtland Street for cart One-third dowii and bal- ance in one and two at 8 per cent s N A Limited Nuaiber Oulv Th tat Whs Ita Pine 211 PtOFESSIONAL CAIDS OR. W. S; QALBRAITH Physician, Ottice yi Before Kt. ;Fho'ne M 7-8 p.m. NURSING MRS, C. H. GREV Trained open lor Can be lound at Mrs. W. 0. St. NORMAN (OrcKectral Pitntttt) Teacher of pianoforte, organ, voice production. or receives. pupilg, lory or poaching ior Howard HOUM, Street. HAMILTON YOUNG and Room Whitnty Block. If Mr] Magrath thought the Rob- bins-Irrigation deal was perfectly pro per. why didn't he rebuke Mr. Ames for the statements he made on the platform of Lethbridge? "Restoration and restitution is the dual plank in our what Mr. Ames says concerning the alleged alienation of lands and timber in Wes teru Canada. This means that if Mi'. Borden comes to power Medicine Hat will lose its irrigation eutfrprise. Concerning the creameries of Alber- ta. Commissioner Marker says: "We look ior an increase of 20' per cent, over last year in the output of the creameries of Alber- ta. The price of butter per pound will be considerably better than last year, but it is impossible to state just what the average price will be -until all the butter is sold. The whole dairy outl'ook for the province is very encouraging in- deed." If the demonstrations in favor of Sir Wilfrid Laurier at the various Ontario towns he has visited are any criterion, the Liberal party will sweep that stronghold of Toryism I-aurier is the people's premier. Western Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents" Brokers. for Reytl Cdiieries Ltd. All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD C. Coal, Ice and I DRAYINGf We stern Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PHONE 63 HOW MUCH IS THERE IN IT FOR YOU? Buy ycur Lumber from the South Alberta Lumber Co. save 15 to 20 per cent, on tlie cost of your House, Baru or Granary ThcSoiith Alberta Lumber Corner Ford Western Canada Agency Limited Have now in stock at their Oil Warehouse. Bar- oness Road, three carloads of the celebrated SNAP 2 Lots in North Ward Tbesemust be sacrificed ATOMGE. Call, today J Alberta Reatty Co. UKk B. Morton B. C. CONY8EARE t JONES Barriaterg. Solicitorn, EUs Office: Couybeare Block. Alt.. W. C. SIMMONS Etc Oflice: Southard Block. Rega lile Grease Engine Basotine r Sega lighting Oils We. can quote yon for any quantity <9 NO CHANCE TO WIN (Phoenix, B.C. Pioneer.) The "first guns" in the Dorninion election campaign have been fired in- practically all of the provinces, the battle is on and. politicians will now cut loose for the next few Weeks. Al- though the Liberals have a big ma- jority in the House at present and are confident of a renewed lease in office, t'.r Conservatives are in great fight- ing humor and will make a strong c-ffort to gain the reins of power. V.hile the Opposition will undoubted- ly greatly lessen the Government'? majority, still it probably require liiOre than the ammunition at pri-i- rnt at the dispo-il of the party to lace the -v Yale-C irihoo will. be of one of the warmest contest, ii' the Domini in. Oliver's Hall ONE NIGHT ONLY SATURDAY, SEPTf 26 THE Claman rs One of the best shows .of the Season ADDISd'fTft. SON Funeral Director! 321 St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence .Phone 102 F. B. BOL-FSON ARCHITECT Room 9 Whitney Block. 1 JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT MacHonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridge, Ait.. THE MISSES BROOK Fashionable Dressmakers Childreu'a Clothes and Plain Sewing 41 Avenue A Sefed rf Pbytn Three Shows in One 16 PLAYERS 16 All Dramatic Artists Superb Band oVOrchestra Free Cttcert irf Street Parade A Positive Guarantee with every Ticket sold POPULAR PRICES Tickets on Sole at J. D. Higinbotharrrs DrugStpre Lethbridge- Lodge (39) A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the thiri Thursday of each month in the 11, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will" always recem a welcome. A.C.MESSER, G.V.8TORKEY, W. il. Secretary. P. 0. Box !37 Meets 1st and 8rd M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, .W.P 24-iy T. Canadian Order ot Forefters CHARGE FALLS FLAT The attempt of the Conservative press to rake up a minature scandal in connection with the purchase of the Lethbridge jail site has ended as everybody expected. There is no man in public life in Canada today against whom there is less chance to bring a charge of partizanship in public affairs than against Hon. W. H. Gushing. the minister of public works. He transacts public business as he does his own. without any consideration of politics being made. His statement of the deal for the jail site is clear and plain. They bought the land at the same price as adjoining lands were being quoted. The property was fenced and had a house and wells on it. These were worth a good deal extra. The purchase was mndo upon the recommendation of Deputy Min- ister Stocks who of all men in the service at Edmonton is tho least like 5y to allow politics to influence his recommendation. This characteristic of Mr. Stocks is already well known throughout the province. As for ttm insinuation that Mr. Sirr.taons was party to the deal in order to get a rake-off for election expenses, it falls fiat on the face of Mr. Cushing's statement thai the vendors got every cent of the price and that Mr. Sim- mons favored the purchase of a site from the A. R. I. Co. who certain ly would not be guilty of conniving at a plan to give Mr. Simmons a rake-ofT for election expenses. As fcr ..icssvs. Douglus anil Carey, the Her- ald doubts if Mr. Simmons is ac- quainted with either of them and Mr. POOR PROPHETS (Winnipeg Free Press.) In 1900 the Conservatives wouJd not concede a single one of the sev-( c-nteen Western constituencies to the Liberals; yet there was a tidy Liberal majority west of the Lakes. In 1904 Roblin and Rogers boasted weeks be- fore election of the coming They were going to cam- all ten seats in Manitoba and have a majority in the Territories and British Columbia. They succeed ed in carrying only six out of the twenty-seven st-ats. Today we are having the same futile, silly gasconade about sweeping the Grits off the face of the earth and .so forth. No one ia deci-ivcd thereby. It is as certain as anything can be in politics that the West will give a j substantial Liberal majority, and it J is probable that there will bo, n f-rri! majority in overy on..- of tho four! western Province. Holy Orders The latest book By MARIE CORELLI TH PSTiit Property Prices Advoncinq The eyes of the West are on Lethbridge just now be- cause it is the busiest place (population considered) in Canada at the present time. PRICES OF REAL ESTATE are already moving up. a'nd will go much higher in the near future, The DUFF ADDITION LOTS that we are selling are much cheaper than the conditions war ran Just Think to ON THE MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN WATCH THE HOUSES GO UP THERE Skeith Tilley Phone 197 Nt.262 Meets iii K. of P Hail last Thursday of month Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, CC A. NEIDIG, F.S. LOUut NO. M C. B. P. O. E. Meets OD the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. j E. A. SHARMAN. M. PRIEST. E. R. SecreUry. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 29'd- Sons if fcietrt taietj evrrj flretaml third TburwSaj in at 8 .w. ViMitin come. Walter Applebj, w. rn 57. Lodge NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION Of STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall erevy tee- nod and fourth Mondays in month. Emplcyen requiring ocrii6cated en- gineers, and out of emplor- meat, 4 luld do well to communicaW with us. ROBERT NEVIN, Chiet W. A. DIOK80N. Secretary. The Oxford Cafe Has been Remodelled Fresh Oysters, Cigars, Fruit and Confectionery JOE FONG Proprietor ;