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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PACETOGHT THE LETHBRUXiE DAILY HERALD J. D. Reid Lays Down Law! To Paper Up To Promises OTTAWA, April J, P. Held jiresestsd to the railway committee of the'-house ol commons today a icy defined to compel companies t holding charters to construct their i linos. He proposed that during ihe; -.first year iho companies should sradf acd provide ties for 25 miles. "'At the ol the second year -X miles shoulS bo iu operation niid 25 additional each year unitl Voni- XVRDNESDAY, APRIL 2, CHALLENGES FOR PAHI3, April The coiicciilraUup la.-ge fore- The miulster o? railn-av> jes in eastern Prussia Field Marshal YQH ;cording io'-.hc Paris ihst J cUnfe ol tins as'.rre should be York Herald. The forces fcserteti iu the charter ol every rnH-iarc beihs sathored in (1 widens ami way coTDjiKay introrporaiej by Tinjrn, in order to defeml-iVv' railway cral govern menu huifl, from Danzig'to 1'oseir !n Dr. Reid staicO his policy r.'iisu tha bill 10 extenil ihe :iaie nt rue Uoicra- icn V.'esterc Railway rtimpauy cimc for The route at !iis railircy from Coitus to Calgary and from Calirary ic Edmonton., Tlio oniy work dcnio Sasl year reas !5 titles grideS suulh ot Calfsry. j Ueid j.aid he iu cut yul Calgary aud E-.1-: uiOL'on. IL ;hc Caa-1 ;irtian Picific aKcl O.M'Jiaa National Hail'A'ays there. j Ho roiutM oat that many years .150j a charter granted to the Central' Hai'avay Cunipiir.y of CV.iiaua. Ttas ever Joim the portion hetiveen Oitava and Midland anil because fu'cdi had bcon secured in England, on ihe i charter, breath of faith would be charged if the charter Therefore, if the Dominion ern Railway company was to issue' bonds there might be another reason for carrying on the line. Representatives ol" the company in- tiiiiated their willingness to drop that i to Ottawa Says Sir Thomas White SfaooM Ad QU BE'C, April 1, L- Action Catholicity, the local or- gan, slates that Liberals expect federal election after the present session.- It fXyurthjer stated In this paper that if local Liberals do not succeed in bring- ing Hon. MacKeniEe Que- bec East, they" will run Mr. Hector Laforte, M.L.A. for The paper credits a Liberal poli- tician with a statement Ihi elections will te hfld in May next. NO IFrom the Brantford-Eiprsitor.) "It iniE'ut be well foi firne ot have occasion to .portion of the railway from northward? j refer to the returned .goldier prohlem Several members ot the couimitlte use a qualirying words in "con- FuegestEd that-ttie charier should be uectiou with some of the statements dropjietl anil anv railwar extensions iii .that are being made. District should be built-by thei "One might almost ilraw the con- gOTeinmeni. i elusion, that the reiuruiag ot men bill was amended as suggested' (rom overseas was creating. a prob- by Dr, Reid and reported. jlem ir.' this country that had no pre- cedent. Here is a samplo statement taken From an exchange: 'Every man ho returns to tnis counto" from, the army adds to the problem.' "In the first place the returning soldiers are not creating _a problem, They have returned ironj VJiiling the greatest prohlem that ever faced tie "Tbey are .onr own _ Their homes are here, and in hundreds" of cases thtre are posi- waiting for them as LIIOU as they are ready to go back to itiem. _ Canada able to induce men of calibre to leave 'Europe antl como out here as immigrants the fortuhe, Why then, even "orn that lov plane, should the return of tiur own Cana'diaii army be a matter of fear and trembllrfg? i "Canada owes a lot to the returning fact a great deai ]lhan-h.e be-able't'o collect, j Never let him idea that his retuni is creating a OTTAWA. April Brig.-Gefl Charles A. Smart, C. M. Couserva- liro mfmlwr for Wcstinount in the Que-bec legislature, who on March 14 delivered vigorous criticism iu the leg- islature of the Canadian medical ser- vice overseas, has issued a reply to statemenfs made by Sir Thomas While in (he coniuions, when the matter of his criticism was the of a question hv Hon. Charles In a letter to the editor the Cit- izen, Brig.-Gen. Smart stateil: ''With reference to mr statements I in tho Quebec legislature ou March j 14, charging inefficiency and on the part of tho administration of i Canadian medical services in Ens- ilaud and also inefficiency and favorit- ism oa the part of tha overseas ad- ministration, generally, be good en- ough io allow mexspace to reply to the shifty and evasive UeniaJ given to my charge? by Sir in the louse of commons." Gen. Smart issues the foliovlns challenge: If Sir Thomas While places, the welfare of the country ahead ot other considerations he will see that an im- partial commission is immediately ap- pointed to investigate the Triple sub- ject of the overseas administration and cspcciaUv that ot the overseas Easlantl. .Kb a could and should liave wide powers and to Mivestijate fully; "First, the Col. Bruce report and recommendations. "Secondly, tie report of tho Baptie commission. "Thirdly, Col. Brace's reply to the Baptie report. "Fourthly, the Taplow Hospital scandal. "Fifthly, the report of Lieut.-Col. I. S. Jenkins, submitted, to the overseas minister of militia in November, 191S.'' Gen. Smart-further says: "So far as lay ia the power oLJir George Perley, Col. Bruce and the other officers who assisted him in matins the inquiry, were- persecuted. I staled that Lieut.-ColrP. W. E. Wil- son, ot Niagara Falls, -who collabor- ated with Col. Bruce, one 'of the best officers in the C. A. M. C.'was also punished by being relieved of bis an- j pomtment as deputy director of.' medi-1 services, and sent off as a.medical officer to a I forestry unit ia the jura mountains. An attempt was to 'square' Lieut.iol. Wilsop; the ster- ling man he is.j he refused to bo 'squared' and when 1 left England iu Hh This Is Not The Year For Temporary Buildings J, I l In past pioneer stage for this part of the future was r-iOre or .less uncertain, temporary homes, 'barns, and other farm buildings V wire iyise. country would considsr.Itselt'ln, good Februarj- was still.'carrying oa' will fortune, -TiVhy. tafefl. even an that lov A Message 'to the Young Men of Canada Canada needs Trained Men and Women! Whatever be the {ask confronting the nation, or peace, Canada'is always in peril of failure so long as the young peopleof thecountryare economically unfitted fortheir tasks.'- Never were opportunities so great' Thousands of good-paying positions are waiting in every field-oi 6n- men -and women trained to fill offices, sfores; shops, factories, mines, railroads, on the all lines of technical, commercial, and agri- cultural work. x For over 26 years the International Correspondence Schools-have been training Canadians. Thousands have beenhelped.tq bigger careers through the I. C. S. plan. 6500 are getting ready right now. of. the largest employers ;n the country, are interested in the work of the I. C. S. in Canada, and, at their request, r.re; being informed regularly copcertiiiig the progress ofl. C. S. students among their employees. You can win raccew with the aid of the L C. S, J. F. Parker, of Winnipeg, "climbed from a a. month job to a a year income as a Contractor. Wm, T. Griffiths Advanced from carpenter to Superinten- dent of Construction for Lyall and Sons, Ottawa. ,E.H.Mohro, CiijtiEngi- neer of the Dominion Tex- tile Company, Windsor.anti hundreds of Canada's fore- Tnostenumf-ers.adyertising managers, draftsmen, clec- friciins, and chemists pre- piired for prorrtotion in spure'time I. C. S. courses. The) C.S. car. help you, ho matter where you live, 'fhtl hours you work, or how IHtle your Khooling. jMsrk and mail (bt cptr- obli- jjafc you in Ihe (basf but wilV give ari opportunity In shew you how lo pre- f or a s uccesrfnl ca reer. Gen. Smart says: acting prims minister ignores entirely the spcclflc natura-o> the charges 1'made, Including regarding the treatment given late Gen. Sir Sam.Sleelc. the! papers in connection with tSat matter are not called for and produced in the i house of commons, they will he made' puhlic in due course'. "It is significant that several ol the; charges I made have been corroborai- j ed br other officers recentlr returned 1 from overseas. LEeuL-Col. Peck, V. C., confirms my'stalement that there was an intrigue to get rid of Gen. Sir Ar- i wbile Lieut.-Col.- Price and Lteut-Col. Pratt, both members of.i the Ontario legislature, confirm iriv statements about ineffleiency and pull at House. Does Sir Thomas i White also insinuate that these, offic- j I ers had disappointed expectations? regard to the intrigue against i j Gen. Currio, I would suggest thdt Sir' I Thomas White ask Sir Edward i Kemp for a copr ot a letter written to him by Currie in. the 'month ,01 JNovemuer, 1518, protesting against 'dastardly and statements that were being circulated in England ty a very senior' statements that, were prejudicial to good order anil military discipline and likely to (create unrest. Copiea ol j were sent to the various Canadian J areas ostensibly with a view to J ing the culprit. Copies of that letter having been circulated in Kngland, the minister should have no objection to producing a. copy of II in the house ol commons, so that the public may Judge for.titemdelves whether that particular chargc'is 'founded on lact' or not "I fc-ie received many letters' (rom far distant approving my stanij In Cxpoaing thia matter ant! of- fering to furnish me ample evi- lUnce, If required, to substantiate my I statements." People were feeling their way. But this year marks the beginning of the future that but a dim vision of the The future is here and a big futui'le it than.most of us dreamed it would be. has stepped into a man-size jot and this .part of our great country heeds a: tremendous amount of building to make it fit for the job'< Every one should plan TODAYVwitK this big future in mind an'd make jiomes, barns, hog houses, granaries, machine shed and chicken houses big enoughiand sound enough to meet the demands of the next five, to ten longer." "i a great many of our people Have caught the; vision of a Greater Canada and havejaid their plans accordingly. We know because'we have helped i and are helping others now with their plans. 1 V We prepared for this a long time In Canada and its future and-today we are a thoroughly practical Free Arcliitectural that you are rr.uch'as you, like. make plans for any Guild ing from a chicken house.to a rnodern mansion or busBaess building and fit the plans to the ideas of .the their r And to back up this Service we.nave at the stations listed below large an'd mostxcarefully selected stocks 'of building .material.ready, for delivery at any time. You will find our manager at the station nearest you-In the list sKown bV low a thoroughly competent man on whose figures and statements you can safe'- lyiely. Vca know what a busy time spring is ALWAYS and you Ic'now tKat this year it will be unusually busy, therefore we urge us just as soon as'you possibly can for.plans and information, cr material or both. 'OPERATING BOWTSLAWv, ALBER-fA COALDALE, ALBERTA DIAMOND ETZIKOM, ALBERtA HATTON, SASKATCHEWAN WHITLA RETAIL LUMBER IRVINE, ALBERTA ALBERTA MANYBERRIES, ALBERTA MILK RIVER, ALBERtA ORION, ALBERTA "t MAGRATH, ALBERTA WINNIfKED, YARDS i Rtport Made Jo Pensions' C'oni miss ion- Pension Cases OTTAWA, April was s'.aieii to tho commis- sion Ihal'ihcre.-we're sllll Cana- dian soldiers fn hospdala in the Unit- ed Kingdom, anj In hospitala in fr'rancy. These fncludo venereal cases. Tho nuinher of soldiers still In hospitals'in Canada was fiiren at 8.1D5, Including 501 suffering (rom LOCAL REP.- W. DUGUiD.