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The purpose of this folder is to remind the electorate:
' (a) That the crisis in B.C. is more acute and as great as ever. -
(b) That the government most responsible for this shameful crisis, regard-
Mless of certain changes in its personnel, continues the same in spirit and
.;. . practice.
(c) That the charges set forth in the "Crisis" pamphlet have never been
These charges are: *
* 1. The'alienation of B. C. lands from the bona fide settler to the sp?cu-
.:lator by means of the illegal power-of-attorney for which the government ti
resonsible. The government's advertised reports of publi lnds uitable andte:
? available for settlement are entirely misleading.
2. Th unwise alination of th province's priceless coal lands greawithot as ever.
adequate return and proper safeguarding of the public's interest.
- 3. Wab) Thathe government most resration of ounsible for this shaourceful risis, regard-
4. Bad bungling of the pulp industry.
5. Criminal neglect in not limiting and regulating company promotions,
: esult f iertainous over-capitalization, fraudulcontinu terprises, widespread lss
to Innocent inve stors, and discrdit to the "Crisis" pamphlet have never ben
6. Wasteful expenditure and juggling of public accounts and balance-
7. "High finance" in railway policy.
-| - The Minsterial Union asked the government for a fair judicial investiga-are:
tion of these charges. This as been refused. The Union turns to the elspectrate
n - ftr by eans of- the if-attorney for its verdict. is
y ::- rSince. The Crisis" was issued in April, 1915, the following additional d
acts and proofs of setatements made therein have come to light and are recgm-
2.mended to the serious consideration of the B.C. electorate:less coal- lands w
asteful maladministratioLAND of our timbr r r
THE AREARS IN LAND SALES, amounting in 1914 to aboutlp industry.
$15,000000, and in 19negle5 (according to Sir Richard MBride) to $15,000,0regulating company promotins,
whi werin ruinouppressed from th Publizaton, Accounts and Journals, area lsoss
6 Wteful epend from titure Balance juggling Sheet of th Public Accounts publshed his year.lance
' iTHE SOLDIERS' HOMETEAD ACT' BY PROVIDING FOR CANCELL a,
Thf large numbers ofn asked purchases acknowledges the truth of "Thinvestiga-
tion o tatement that milions has ares of agrihe Unional lands aro the elng hectorld
pfct la t n proofsn most cases withot payment have come to light and are areco
?, i;tr e O?r .taxes. '
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