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of Appeal. An appeal from the Surrogate Court may be taken to the Court of King's Bench.

 

Justices of the peace, police magistrates, and provincial magistrates are appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council.

 

PROVINCIAL INAUGURATION

 

 

 

In accordance with the Dominion Statutes creating the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta, their birth was to date from September 1st, 1905. One week prior to this Amedee Emmanuel Forget was gazetted as the first Lieutenant-Governor of the new Province of Saskatchewan. He had long been identified with western affairs. Twenty-eight years before he, as Clerk of the North-west Council, had called the first meeting of that body at Fort Pelly, N.W.T. In the late eighties he was appointed Assistant Indian Commissioner, and later Indian Commissioner, as successor to Hayter Reed, when, in 1894, the latter was promoted to the position of Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs at Ottawa. Still later (1898) Mr. Forget received the appointment of Lieutenant-Governor of the Territories. On taking the oath of office, on September 1st, as Saskatchewan's first Governor, he said: "I have seen the country grow up from its birth, progress through youth, and to-day, with you; I have the intense satisfaction to see it giving birth to two fine Provinces."

 

A significant feature of Territorial government administration, up to this time, had been the entire absence of party politics, which had found no congenial soil in which to take root. Two outstanding representatives, in the wider field of Dominion affairs, of the conservative and liberal parties, respectively, Messrs. Haultain and Ross, had been opposed to the introduction of party politics into the Assembly, and had struggled together for more than a decade in a substantial furtherance of the cause of responsible government.

 

 

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