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Provinces, and half were Liberals and the other half Conservatives. The same plan was followed in choosing the senators—half were from each party. Had it not been for one or two little clouds in the sky it might have seemed that the happy clay had dawned when "none was

 

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for a party," and " all were for the state." Conservatives and Reformers alike may look back with pride to that first Dominion Day—the birthday of our nation. Hap-pier than many countries, she came into being not by war, but by peace; and she owes her present strength and her hope of future greatness to the fact that in the hour of trial her public men set aside party differences and worked shoulder to shoulder for the common good.


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