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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HtRALD Lethbridge Herald PRINTING CO., LTD. W. A. Buchanii, ff Director aud Editor. minister (or Lethbridge for that matter) to j public affairs .than against ITon. keep mum and let it all pass. H. Gushing, the This is as far as The Times cares j of public works. He to go on this subject as the ditch! public business as he does his own, is entirely out of the sphere of without any consideration of politics SUBSCRIPTION (n Advance Otheriwse a politics here. It is very obvious that the Times! cares to go no further the subject.! i Bui that th Irange of The position oi tiie anu the ttdmmistraV: Ml. are told by a section of the critics they would be the Dominion, terming this Jority in the Saskatchewan local elec tions and was only one seat shy. on the the province. for the Borden did not talk this way of the the country wants is not men who are orators solely in charge to participate in the Dominion elec- 'Medicine Hat and the Herald had statement that the vendors got fveryjthe volers af those places, who know new doctrine and the slightest idea that they would o' -he price and that Mr. Siro-i deals to perfectly straight the scheme enough to the scene to see the great; Irom they are close j mons favored the purchase of a site'. J- Co- vvho and ia the best interests of the couii- try. Sir Wilfrid Laurier goes into tions. That is is jaot even practiced by the cabinet ministers oi Conservative govern-, would not be guilty, of conniving j den of the Manufacturers- meats.- The Opposition leader open- nQ to pK.veitt tjw digging il? :l Mr. Simmons a j and them frankly iiot favor increasing the but Mr. Bordeu is to Saskatoon and Med- oremler J. -L'- jcta.- iucxmrmc AI.U.I. i iirmc is not honest enough to lev Premier of Brunswick. Hon. i Mr. Magrath. j Cushiug states that he had nothing, the statemt.I1B he makes- in Mr.' member of the Sew There are one or two things, ?he transaction. j Extern Jf a -thing is wrong Brunswick government, and Hon. i over, which in view oi their attitude! pubhc paid but lutle Toronto h Wf011, at Medicine bui aiming to be 1. t T-r 17 1 Tl LV LilC 1 J Honim, provincial secretary ot On- on this cme.-mon. the Hera id aiid :J tario1 'These -entlemen, along with ri-hl thinking P. oi.le haxv .-i right IC hus perlect the par- j fl- politician> iusiead of a sratesniauj 'm- -ir r ties whom the scandalmongers tried ,n Hon. ITr. Bowser, of British expect in-rn ths limes, tne Medi-j j is-, all things LU all people. Jne 'bia are'going to accompany Hr, Bor cine Hat Conservatives and Mr. Ma-: s into ll> II t cmef! Kubbins irrigation contract; is sound the remainder of his tour. erath. In the first place, .if the j 01 the Conservative j a to lhe Liberal govem. Yet Hon Rutherford f. South-rn Albena-Land Co. project is; pflrty dl" up It will .develop a vast tract 'than this in the administration eoumry> euabling settlers to go in Cross and Finlay. are criticize a good scheme for the Hat condemned for assisting in the district which is- tht- only district campaign in Alberta. Such is ths in-; very greatly concerned, why do not 'consistency of the 'Conservative press, the mentioned parties pro- MryEutherford and his colleagues are against ihe misleading of Alberts 'They have every! menu of thvir leader, Mr. Ames and bit' aj; 'much' rig-ht to participate ia other Conservative politicians who the campaign as the humblest retrying to convince ihe people of affairs by the- Liberal party he had j upQn the better turn his tittention to his own party. He could delight his boasted j p0puiatioii produce richer and the larger. Mr. Borden reaclers in Bricish Colunl-! knows that to be true, when he is and Manitoba with some spicy R. B. Bennett, K.C., belittles Mr. Gushing because he is not a public j speaker. But down in his heart R. j B. knows that -his tongue has done him more harm in Alberta than anything else. If John llerron is using the relig- ious cry against A. B. Macdonald, all citizens will be com-! yelled to admit that he is too nar-1 row and bigoted to occupy in Parliament. His proper place is in j an Orange Lodge. i Mr. Mugnuh is a gentleman and j the Herald is going to treat him as! such. A political campaign should; be conducted along the lines of aj lair and square discussion of the i issues, not slandering and abusing j political opponents. What Mr. Ma- i grath stands for will be criticised, j -THE STORE OF QUALITY' Compulsory Removal Oar lease having expired we are compell d to move, and until our store is completed will occupy the Enterprise Lumber Co. Warehouse On ROUND STREET, five doors south of the Herald Office Oar intentions are to handle Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Groceries as usual. Hoping to give our customers as good satisfaction as before G. .BRADBEER CO. SUCCESSORS TO NELSON FRASER LETHBHIDG-E PHONE 21 at Medicine Hat, but articles on the doings of Dick Me- j the hg tries tQ get Bride and the Roblin-Eogers gang. ther -wflv. b "tor. "Senator DeVeber is also taken task '-for assisting Mr, When was a rule established that a Senator was not to express his opin- ions and exert his influence ior his party friends? li- such an understand ing' exists, it does not affect Senatui Ixrugheed, or Senator Perley, or Sen ator MfcKeec, who presided at the, Borden meeting in Halifax. Prob-; ably the Conservative press have ar- j ranged the matter so that -vit is only j Senators professing adher- ence to Liberal principles. It -looks very much like it and has all the ap- pearauce of the Conservative defini- tion of. a "square deal." i Canada that the government did; wrong iu approving the project and! are trying to make a scandal of it.; If Medicine Hat thinks it is a good1 thing and if Mr. Magrath agrees. they should in all decency choke off j the talk of thV leaders who would in-1 jure Medicine Hut by condemning; the whole scheme as a scandal, li as crooked. he is in votes the Magrath brings Mr. Ames here, i the deal thinks tlie Bobbins Irriga- J tion deul is an awful scandal and! Hat's opinion, is right, L MAKING RESTITUTION There are 628 miles of timber lim- its in the West-held today by the Conservatives and granted by the Conservative government j'or which by the iriemds of the Conservative than that'. But as to the position of the Con- Mr- Magrath says nothing. Mr. Ma- j sc-rvative candidate in this matter, Srilth soes to Medicine Hat. where! At Medicine Hat h-- says he would oppose Mr. Borden if he attempted to interfere, with the Bobbins irri- gation contract. At Magrath, aceordinjr to a report the irrigation company operates and he praises the company and its op- j era tions. And there you arc-. I If the Robbins Irrigation deal is! RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL j CRY j You can always depend upon our! Conservative friends to raise the; creed and race cry at election time, i Beyond a douht at the present time ia the canvass on behalf of the Conser i vatiye party an appeal is being: made j to vote for Mr. Borden j that Canada will no longer den et al are deliberately lying: ifj Burden and Ames are right, Medi- j cine Hat is conniving at an awful j crime, a wholesale robbery, and rank political graft. Another thing the Liberals of this j ruing hove a right to expect is that ttiH and Mr. Magrath, be hon- i. mu.fft! to place the other devel- opment enterprise? that the Govern- ment has started in miriLng. lumber- ins and i.ther industries, in the same flu-.-: the Medicine Hat enter- prise. The communities concerned which Mr. T. A. Burrows, the nia-ligued, owned and for! in his personal organ, he said "He ali right, why don't you put a bee would cast his vote against E. L. Bor- ia your leader's ear, Mr. Magrath vvhich had I3aid in let the Conser-i and party if they failed in their promise of restitution of the public i At Medicine Hat he is against Mr vatives was said to be restitution.! Borden and in the case ;Ii there was to be restitution of Mr. j thg Robbins Irrisation Co.. and at Burrows' was. too small, then there must be. restitution of the 623 miles granted i by the Conservatives to their friends j and for which not one cent of bonus had ever beea paid. i "Are these the men who are croing j not allow Mr. Borden to i go about the country condemning this j proposition, when you. as a practical j business man, believe it is all right, j because the bonus] MagTath he is agamst Mr.- Borden if lie does not carry out the policy of restitution. OUR POINT OF VTcW to make restitution'? are just as anxious to .see their terprises carried out and consider! wiil have them just as beneficial. And they; to make. ousht to know. The Liberals have a i Mr. Simmons is not smooth and very properly i but he is absolutely frank and ver. "Then they, honest. Which do you prefer? deal of restitution' i Mr. Magrath may well implore "De In 190S Mr. Magrath is an Tnde- j pendent Conservative. In. when the Conservative party was admitted- ly oad. did Magt-ath profess his j indignation loudly and did he vote I to put the- party out uf power? in-1 depeuflence is all very well but it j should bo practiced at all times. "j ____ i Lethbndge fondly remembers Wil- j liam JLyon Mackenzie King, lie set-; tied the coal strike here and won our I DON'T BUY The Material for your shed, barn or house untill have .seen our Ship-lap 4V Finest material on the market at closest yet .Carload each of fresh Lime. Wood Fibre Piaster and Cement in stock. Rogers-Cunning-ham Lumber Co., Ltd. lettibridge, Tafter, Stirling, Raymond, Meptfe, Coleridge right w expect that the Conservativ-j THE WEST'S BEST FRIEND i arc supporting es of this constituency will not only; The people Qf Shepard. i liver me from ihe newspapers that everlasting gratitude. We heartily I neither Liberals nor; be ruled bv a French Canadian and keep mif1 themselve3 ,bf they are Boman' Catholic. That narrow and against the utterances OI their lead'! Conservatives; they are business men, that city uru timeiers Avho have plaCSd G are in business in Canada, and i tern must. hope that he will be elected in North Waterloo and become the first minis- A Toronto paper says the shows in tcr ot- iaDOr jn Canada. bigoted argument has been used time and time attain hy the Conservative caiiYUisers throughout the land, and they have not forgotten it in this el- If what our Claresholm correspond- ent reports, is correct, John Herron is allowing the religious cry to be used in his behalf against A. B. Mac- donald, and Mr. Herron pretends to be capable of representing a constit- j Itency in Parliament. A man that resort to such methods as us-' ing the religious "bugaboo" in a Can is unworthy of having a much less the right to contest a sea; Mr. is a prises, the Southern Alberta Land C in the ILt gigantic, scandals and horrible political graft.; Will thev be holiest enough to cio bad. havi? Ames' magic Ian- been performing they will vote Liberal becjuisc that'there. party -is the one with the most com-' prehensive grip o: the of tJie' West. That is the conception of the situation taken by all intelligent men.: awful Robbins Irrigation Co. deal at ada. Mr' .denunciation of the It was Col. Sam Hughes, a leading Conservative member of Parliament, who declared that he preferred Hin- MAKE DIRECT CHARGE The West, prior to zsae, and che! his Medicine Hat meeting was wortn since that time are entirely dif-1 j ferent countries, thanks to the pi'o- our af-1 miles to hear. a-t Lethbrirtge platform why isn't it just i as wrong on a Medicine Hat plat- I have not control of the land office, I have not power to get men extensions of time on home-; fa-rs by governnien- steads and other favors like that.: Ottawa_ statistics of imm; There are others who can and I i tion lell thfc pnor .Q form? believe it is being done. It is not Weswrn CaQada rtagnimt i Hindus. What do you think of that for political tactics? j Concerning the creameries of Alber- est man, and in every way capable .of giving good service to his con- stituents at Ottawa. Magrath boasts of being "fair" known section of the Empire. If Mr. Magrath thought the Rob- bins Irrigation deal was perfectly pro he certainly does not prove his Lethbridge in 1396 was at a stand- j per why dkm't he rebuke Mr- Ames for the statements he made on the right to claim that characteristic, if. stiu_ Today it is one of the busiest he accepts every little'bit of gossip! and most prosperous cities in the Ca-' of Lothhririge? as gospel truth and- repeats it ser-jnacijan West. Through the policy of' iously before an audience of intelli-j publicity by the Liberal Go- Hat Times under-; gent men. voniment the American farmer came oil An inference was that Mr.! 1.1 tv REBUKS THE LEADERS The Medicin takes to explain away the silence oi i An inference was made, that this district, ahu spied out the .ViSfTaMi wii uiu 5outn Simmons entered the laud oflice by a] rund He found that the maps issued Land Co. or as it is generally known j door to secure favors for, party i by the Interior Department under the "the Robins irrigation scheme." It j favorites. Mr. Simmons explained in' Conservative regime, showed South- :a straightforward way the purpose'ern Alberta to be semi-arid. They The Lethbridge Herald oi" his. visit and it. had no more to, examined the land and saw that it that ii will bring poiitics into the! do with securing a favor for party! was as good and better than the land firrigation ditch enterprise of than Mr. in the states, where they came from Southern Alberta Land Co. Know-; trance into the sugar factory at Ray-j and where they had been making a ing wt-11 that when we get thejmond could be construed into a visit j fortune. They bought the land and ditch, farming will jump ahead to j there for the purpose of gutting a! came over here and started farming, the detriment of Lethbriilge dis-j man's beets purchased at a higher with the result that today this city trict, the Liberal paper of Leth- j price than some other man's. is surrounded by one o? the most bridge is determined to prevent; Stafford, a fair and impartial! productive agricultural areas in West- -the digging of ditch, if at. all gentleman, is in charge oi the land fcr" Canada. Lethbridge city has bon possible. j anfj doos jr.._ itK-au to efitteu. The rapid increase in the Tlid Herald trios desperately i say that he would permit Mr. population has built up the mer hard to get Mr. Magrath aroused j mons or anybody else ro tell him: chants, wholesalers, and manufactur- to gilt thf; .scheme. The Herald's j that Mr. Blank was to be given of vhc experience b.-ing with Mr. over everybody else in sectir-: output of our mines and warranted .mon's style it cannot rcalizo. thatjing a homestead or n. thc opening of innumerable mere Mr. Magrath feels that anything j Mr. Stafford is not that sort of an that builds up his j official and Mr. Magrath knows it. is a good thing to work for. No i ilr. Magrath recently made The Alberta government telephone system will be extended east to.Glei- "Vie look lor an increase of 20 per cent, over last year in the THE CONSERVATIVE INCONSIST- ENCY (Hon. Frank Oliver.) Tho Conservatives when in power iiad control of ali the lands in the country and they could deal them output of the creameries of Alber- j out to actual settlers or they might The price of butter per pound j give them away to their favorites, will be considerably better than "The Conservatives." said. Mr. last year, but it is impossible to ver, "during their term of office state just what the average price will be until all the butter is sold. The whole dairy outlook for the province deed." is very encouraging in- how they try, tho Liberal llial of a chargc and that paptrs of this riding can take acccptod. Mr. Simni. It has increased the nines and warranted f inn'JMisreujiu more mines. It has given steady employ- ment to all classes of mechanics and dc-: tnis cit-v in a more i'.owrish- ft ing condition than ever before in its makes a denial and Mr. Magrath per-1 The Liberal government deserves the sisis in rcfusing to ncccpt Jt and re.jtUc credit, claim. It peats tho statement. Js that fair? i world about the great resources j Let Mr. Magrath make a definite! ol" It turned the attention! positive chargc. Peddling of gossip; of Lllc thousands in, this direction.! degrades a campaign. AH the scar.dal talk oi tl'e j vatives cannot becloud this fact. The j Conservatives while in the; j opportunity to develop this country Medicine Hat district nor of Mr. Magrath. Mr. Magrath, fortun- ately xvorks for his district. The stand of the Medicine Hat .Conservatives on thft irrigation ditch is easily defined. If the Government should locate a 000 Court House- at Lethbridgo, dozens of other places need- ed ft building much more, would the Lethbridge Herald object? Well! We don't object no mat- ter how thp. land for the ditch was acquired, but don't exped Halifax, or Ottawa, or CHARGE FALLS FLAT The attempt of the Conservative! hut they lacked the of miijjjn- press'to rake up a minnture scandal in connection with the purchase of isl.ra.tion and the. last years of tr.oir reign nearly as ivmv people were the Lcl.hbridge jail site has ended as'leaving the country, as were: coining everybody expected. There is no man I in. Okl timers will admit tbtil'fucc. in public life in Canada today against whom there is less chance to The intelligent elector shoulc com- pare well the of the Con.ser- a chargc of partizanship in vativc and goveta in Hon, FRANK OLIVER MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR Will Address a Public Meeting At Oliver's LETHBRIDGE Friday Evening OCTOBER 2 thirty-two million acres to the rail- ways and but six million to the set- tler. This is the record oi the party tliat now says the Liberal government has looted the public domain. (Ap- plause.) "How much land has the Liberal Government given to railways for speculation? Not one acre! How much land has the Liberal Govern- ment given to bone fide settlers' dur- ing the twelve years it has' been in power? In that time it has given to settlers on homestead con- ditions twenty-five milions of acres. If the Liberals have looted the pub- lic domain they have looted it to give it to the settlers. The Conserva- tive Government not only- gave thir- ty-two milion acres to the railways but they reserved beside half of all this great country in 1831 for the pur- pose of keeping it to be speculated in fiitli'or by favored railway r.-Trn- panies or by favored friends of the ONE HAPPY MAN Lethbridge, Sept. 22. 1908 leader in yesterday's date, re the C.P.Ti. purchase of the A. R. I. Co. property seoms utter rot to me. To read it one would imagine the; A. R. L was run "by "Some of the most civil and obliging officials imaginable. But fanners liv- ing along its line would have -to stretch their imagination, like India rubbc-r. One of the head officials has a farm out some six miles, and for his own especial use, ran a spur out from the main line and had plenty of empty cars on it to haul his own, grain away. But he no sooner got his own hauled, than he immediately pulled the spur track up again and let the rest of us haul our grain to town. What ever harm that spur could have done to have remained a few weeks, beats me. it is an utter impossibility to obtain cars to haul our grain away. Your leador writer- writes a funeral obituary with tears. I say, if the devil himself got control of the line, he can't be worse than the A. R. I. YOurs truly. Jas: Palmer. Why Trust Companies Exist When a trust company is appointed executor or administra- tor, the estate always receives efficient administration and this is one of the reasons why it is necessary to have -trust companies. They offer continuity of service, and although possessing many other advantages over an individual in this position of trust, the compensation allowed is no greater (Head Office, Toronto.) Capital: Subscribed, Paid Up and Reserve, Public Administrator for Calgary, Macleod and Wetaskiwin Judicial Districts. Official Assignee for- Lethbridge and Macleod Judicial Districts. A dvi sory Board f o r Al berta D W Marsh, Esq., William Pearcc, Esq., P. Turner Bone, Esq. 711 Street, West, Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Manager. ;