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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, April 15, 1913 THE LETHBRIDOE DAILY HERALD . Page 5 Cream Baking powder Pure, Heatihfui, Dopmt Its active principle solely grape acid ana baking soda. It makes the food more delicious and wholesome. ' The low priced, low graide powders put alum or unie phosphates in the foocl^ Asle Your Doctor About That FIRST "QPFICIAL'' TEA PAETY OF THE WILSON REGIME C.N.R. CONDUCT ID THEIR ^"Torontoi April 14.-No-railroad in Ihe United States or Oanada . has gver granted such demands as the Condufitorsare making of the ;C. N. r. itt'the northwest, claims!>the com-jiany in its reply to the conductors ff/ho ask for mo;re wages. * The conductors ask for J*.IT per .Jiundred miles, with -i i�:Onthly minimum of 5,000 miles. I� Its' reply .the company Sots forth that it is payjnK as. much, namely'tl^S.W for a minimum of 5,000 miles "as either Railway running in direct competition ito it, either the G-. t: P. or -the C. P. r: ..... � J. Harvey Hall, reprcsentins the conductors on the tconciliation board. replied to Mr. Cross, of the company, that although the conductors' wages have risen 35 pet cent, the cost of living has gonfr up 300 per cent in some instances. � The railway states- 20 years ago $105 was paid for a maximum of 5,250 miles. The passenger conductors have, not nearly as uauph right', to the schedule of wUges 'as ' the freight conductors have, as the former, are demandin'g .,the same idte that the latter receire. The train auditors are constantly relieving the conductors, of,the passenger trains of much of tlieir most difficult work. No settlement has yet .been reached among the board of airbitrators, although D. B,_Hanna, third vice-president of the "C.N.r.j is in'momentary expectation of word from them. Handled With Care Asked. It he had any queatiop to ask the constable, a "drunk and dlssrder-ly," ait Toronto, said: "Not a �bit, sir; he took great care of me. Good luck to !hlm." I' -at the White House-from left to .rlgfit,.U^^^ Wilson Cothran (nelce of President Wilson) Virginia Peyton Cothran, Wilson Hovve and Ellrahetii VViisofti^^.i ^ I: Why You Should Buy A Gurney - Oxford Range Because'the Gurney Econpmizer saves 1 ton of coal in evtsryd burned ;in other, ranges. .Because the Economizergives you absolute control of your stove and the fuel consumption;;; Because the range is air tight and consequently does not waste the heat. ^ : ; Because its new Spedal Grate is another fuel saver: and the stove is shaken with one operatio.n. Because its Divided F^lue makes every hole a cooking'hole. \ .Because of its sanitary artistic design. Because of its Broiler equipment. Because of its polished top which requires no stove polish. Because of its roomy over-size oven whjch results in perfect baking of any article .of food. The Gurney-Oxford range will do everything that a stove is intended to -do -and infinitely more in that it has four scientific fuel-'and-labor-saving devices that are exclusive - the Economizer j' the Divided Flue, the Special Grate,, and the ^Broiler, A Gurney-Oxford will prove of inestimable worth in, your kitchen. It will save your time, i it will :never aggravate your temper, it \Vill end your trials. C. W. GRAY , 3lO-3thSt. S. Phonp761 (From^the Winnipeg Free Press) The full text of the speech recently made by Senator Pearce, Minister of Defence for. Australia, has been, published in Londott'by the CommonvVealth authorities. The cabled summary ot.[ Senator Pearce's remarks indicated their importance; but the complete text Is a docuriient to which the whole Empire, and Canada In particular, must pay attention. It is a challenge to Canada's sense of honor which we Canadians will ignore to our discredit a^id to ithe peril of the Empire. Senator Pearie makes the charge -absolutely justified by the facts- that Canada has deliberately broken faith with Australia. He further enquires as to how far the admiralty Is responsible for the change of policy whicli leaves Australia isolated in the Pacific and bitter with a sense of abandonment. This is a question which the British Goyernmeiit and the British Admiralty will have to answer, It is pointed out by Senatpr Pearce that the policy of naval defence to which Australia is committed wa? based upon the decisions reached .by the Imperial Defence Conference held In London: in the; summer of 1909 at, which all the British Dominions -wetQ, nought .type); 3' unarmoured cruisers (Bristol class), 6 desitroyers, submarines, with the necessary auxiliaries which are not here specified. Such a fleet unit tvould be capable of action not only in the defence of coast but |,lBO of the traed routes and would bo sufflciendy powerful totdeal with small hostile squadrons should such ever at-itempt to act In. Its waters." i Australia, as Senator Pearce points out,. accepted this suggestion In its entirety and proceeded without delay 'to carry it out. Subsequently they enlarged lit to the dlmensionB of the Hend'Srsbn scheme. Senator Pearce puts the full responsibility for the naval defence echeme of 1909 upon the Admiralty-and denies that Australia's delogates attended the conference for the'purpose of'urging local navies tor Ithe Dominions. The defence scheme prolJosed by the Admiralty was accepted by Australia; and in a modified forih-r-dile to the;-,Xact that Canada fronts upon two oceans-by Canada. The comparatiyely small fleet which Canada proposed to put into the Pacific was doubtless accepted by. Aus traila as an, earnest of further naval developmeht on .those waters. At any rate, � there was ii^qpmplalnt by Australia (that Canada "in not putting a naval unit In the Paoiflc at thel but represented. When this conference assembled .the British Admiralty submit- , , , , .,. ted a memorandum to aid it In its de- set was , violatmg the understanding ds to Joint action in the Pacific by the Brklslh Dominions facing on it. It was, left'to a Canadian statesman to iointiout to the Dominion -Govern- Uberatlons. The memorandum in part was in these terms: i "If the problem of Imperial navy defence^ were considered; merely as a problem of naval strategy It would he ^ent Its shortcomings in this respec^. found that the greatest ou'tput' of strength, for a given expenditure is obtained by the maintenance of a single navy with the oonoomltaTi|| unity of training and unity of coni*] mand. In' furtherance, then, ;0f 'thel, simple strategical ideal the maximum., power, will be gained if all the parts'of the Empire contributed according ;!tp their needs and resources to the maintenance of the.British navy. "It has, however, long been rocog-, nized that In defining the conditions under which the naval forces of the Empire should be developed, other considerations than those of strati^^y alone must be taken into account. The various circumstances of the oyersei'' dominions have to be borne in mind.: Though all have in them the seeds'of a great advance in ^population,, wealtli.| and power, theyliave at the r present time attained to different-stages In their igrowith. Their geograp.hicalposl-r .tlon has subjected - them to internal' and external strains, verying in kind and intensity. Theii; history and physical environment hav^- given rfsen to*: individual national sentiment for :th^ expression . of which, roo mmusifc'b^i found., . ' ' "In; the opinion of the Admiralty,,a' Dominion Government desjrous : ' of creating; a navy*should aim at forming q,'; distinct fleot unity; and?: the smallest Is one which while manage^ able in time of peace Is capable of :beThe,j-il[^t^unit3to;-beii|jmefl at shbuld; ,t)iorniEbfe,'-ln*..the''dplnQj^; of ho Admiralty, consist If .at least, thje following:'' '� ' ' "One.- armoured' He made a good job of it, too. Speaking in. ithe Dominion Parliament In February, 1910, just three years ago, Geo, S3, Foster, who caii talk well on ^any subject or any side of a subject, wept .over Canada's failure to rise to the full height of its'responsibility in' the matter of pufitlng a Canadian fleet in the Pacific. In the course of his th-iiarks' the present minister of trade and commerce said; ' '!The Admiralty hdd worked out an admirable scheme. A few years ago they drew their war vessels from every part of the ocean and massed khem around Britain's home and Britain's . heart for their protection. But they:had to keep certain vessels on the far-off seas to show the flag and to be prepared, for emergencies. ThesPaclfic ocean , has been revolutionized in the last ten years. On Ihe Paclflc ocean Brltaliys .fleet is not numerous; it is growing stronger.  ,, '.: "Britain, in conjimction with Australia^ and New Zealand, and, as she topdly hoped, with Canada., made this .proposition fist-and I, bring Ithe re-I'coUeotlon of my right hon. friend, to it. He said: .Tolil with ;Australia and Ne,w Zealand and the British Government, and let us build four units, flftyr three vessels, and place them, wHth their, four Dreadnought leaders, la the �Paclflc ocean. If youdothat you will confer an .absolute favor upon the British Empire. You will put In those urippoteoted seas a strong fleet that wilt be amply able to, hold those wat-er^s against all comers until. If It were necessary, in a great emergency, British aid should come from other quarters to help you In your conflict. What a splendid ; Idea! Australia with Its unit; New Zealand and Bri-;taln con\blned with their unit; India, China and Britain'with' their unit; Canada with ilier uuit--^sweeplng the broad waters of the Pacific for Ithe defence of the Canadian' shore and the gjistern shore of .New Zealand's little :1>land, ui^d of the qpntlnent island of Aus.tralla-one fleet of.-four' partlol-,pants,;,st)rong with itheir. Dreadnoughts and strong, with thefr: equipment for eJTeotive;naval warfare.'. ' ' "There, 8ald,tho: British Government wnd>Admiralty, Is what will suit ;u8 b'estand what will do the'Empire' moat good, jyou refused ^t. If your ;eye' had .bp'en single to the;'.defe'nce of. the Blilt-ish,:Binplre whose^supremacy you, say is absolutely necessary for the peace, security .and'permanenoe'df this qoun-rty^ndTts Interests', tha(t>as a p'ropo-?}t(qn'which you could,have.taken, and -ltf:^t^Jjdg:^;vvWch.':|hep||;^;||(^ wpuldj'hW'e'stood'by'you-tb.'a moh.'! d' orulB'er - - Ct)r�a^^,--NEW RECORDS St. .lolm, April-14-.-The- Donaldson liner, Letitia, arrived - in port yesterday afternoon, estabU.'shmg a new record of 7 days 23 hours 35 minutes for passage between Glasgow and St. John. She brought 1,-208 passengers who will go west by .special tram today. The Allen, liner, Corsician, from Liverpool, arrived at the island this morning. The majority ot her.1,150 passengers wilMeave for the west by special trains. . Canadian Pacilic steamer, Montfort, from Antwerp arrived last- night, but owing to tlic congestion in the harbor ,she may be able to got a berth t6 land her 1200'passengers until tomorrow. The three steamers bring -d total of 3,400 passengers. Editor of The Lethbridge Herald: Sir,-I see in a conte,nipoi'ary a short letter from a correspondent who evidently is trying to be facetious. It has reference to a letter of mine which appeared in the i-Jerald last. week, 'which owing to a mls-prlnt appeared with the nom-de-plume of "Yens Sana," instead of "Mens Sana," as signed by myself. This brilliant etlitoatioualiat suggests that I should lake a course in the Kindergarten class. Can "Onlooker," as he terras himself, find a fiJngle mistake of grammar in the whole of my letter? If I should bo termed "au ass," as he states, wo'ild he be so indulgent as to make clear for the toeneflt of myself and others wl.etiier it is my auto-grapli or my political views that are antagonistical. � '' He also states that I am a. person desirous of making fame foT myself in the journalistic world. This of a man writing under a nom-de-plumc. As our French neighbors would say: "It is to laugh." .1 aju, Yours, etc, MBNS* SANA. U. S. STATESMAN ILL Washington, April 14;-Chairman Underwood of the ways and means committee was ordeted to bed today-by his physicians;.who declaredfthat', he had.a -slight feve;' and was in danr:' ger of a breakdown, from: hard work on tho tariff bill. He may be confined for sgveral days. His Illness however;; did -not interfere: with the house cau-;' cus today. m WHY USE GAS? , �� The use of. Gas Tor every home purpose-lighiiiig,j, cooking and heating-is beooining more and more fre--qiient each da,y. . And, because customers are swiftly realizing the numerous advantages of "gas.  'i'irstly: the use of iSTatural Gas in Lethbridge is extremely cheap and more efiicient than any form of ar-tilicial Gas. TI en, Gas is so convenient a commodity that-its use is instantly demanded upon the reallzatibn of its advaiit.ngos' ' There is a constant repitioii among thousands of Gas users of the Ancient Expression, "I don't know how 1 ever g^ot along without it." ' Its iiltra cheapness in co t, its- economj'' in use, its convenience in Service, maiies Gas the foreinost lighting and fuel commodity. , ArfB you benefitting by its use? We have many other interesting "fact's on Gas. Like to hear,'em,, , - - - . 1 ' 1 � .< -  ' < . ^ 'mill , '-'I 016243 ?598 ;