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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It -APRIL 1C, 1010 LETHBRllXiE, ALBfc'.RTA. PAGE SEVEN W.S.S. DRIVE IN LETHBRIDGE STARTS ON TUESDAY NEXT IN REPLY TO VMS on Their Deals However WANTS TO ARRANGE TRIP TO COLONIES Following is Ihe reply of It. W. Pill- ing ot ihe Pilling Land Co. to tht from the Grfeat War Veterans found in another column: -Gentlemen: Replying to your favor ot thta 15th iust., aiso your Interview of even date. I beg to expresH my ap- and thanks to you for giv- ing me tlia opportunity of convoying yoAir message to our clients, the Men- noniies. -As our director are in the States trying to nroeuro land settlers for southern Alberta, It is Impossible for me. to reply for flic company; 1 will therefore deal with the question nl issue over my own signature. Firstly, will make the statement that I take secernJ place to no m living EH to my appreciation and tudo to the boys who so nably fought for our country aud the freedom of the world. 1 rraUze that'it. would he iin- pay yon in dollars and Cor Tvhal you have done.. I also LADIES WILL HELP BOOST THRIFT STAMPS SCHOOL PUPILS'GET CARD'S THURSDAY Not Want lo tone Any- "stance, when the Mt-nnonitcs pur about seventeen thousand acres cf Ihe Mclntyre ranch, tho impression went through tho press that it was ho .Melntyre lease, nud as all leases belong io -Hie government, naturally he returned veterans anji soldiers a-right to demand an explanation. As Ihe Meniionilos hud obtainei permission from the authorities at Ot :awa to come Into Canada under the Military Kxemption Act cf JS7L and a later net. they foil perfectly justifies In louring Canadu and 'selecting they considered the best hind. provM ing they -were willing to pay the price Tho government was no doubt anxious I for these people to come, from a stand- point of greater production, realizing that Canada needed development in agriculture and that production woiiid help" the allies, The "Mennonitos pledged themselves to the respective governments that they -would put every acre possiClc under cultivation and tbat (hey ivere willing to comply with the school regu- Jitlons. They are seeding En tho ntlglh borhood of fifteen thousand acres this season; thvir schools have teen built and are being run according to pro- vincial and I personally know two war veterans vrlio arc tcach- ing schools at the colonies. brooms, ami ivhen their tanneries completed (tie i'armers and neighbors ill lie able to get'H lanned utolleatlitr from three to five dollars and a sheep pelt Jroiii 2y to -JO cents. the1 best flour; theyr also projiost-'to g ro iv b ro cm com man u Fact u re realize that wo as citizens ilo not ex-j hi connection with their fanning or press our appreciation as we should; iterations, 'they 'propose to build flour it is true that we who remained home mills und supply tho open market with have enjoyed R certain amount of prosperity, and no doubt the govern- Is wrestling with'the many prob- lems which they have to ileal with and in due time legislation and conditions will right themselves. I believe the press i3 rtispMfsible for the condUlon whlclf exists between the Great -War Veterans anil the 'Meonon- 'ites, and no doubt If. each wore prop- erly understood, conditions would be much better tbau (hey are at the pres- ent time. I refer to the press, the Ureat War Veterans and the iMenaon- ites. Tiie press, being anxious to ob- tain news at the quickest possible wo- men t a re lines, jn Isinf onnctl; for is VY. S. 5. week in and the local tcr, together with Sergt. GiUDi, organizer or Southern Altwrta, JK working hard to organize to put the map in thfs drive, to" provide funds for Canarf- credit during the of re- construction. The local commit- tee with S. S. Dunham, crTfiirmzn, met with Sergt. Gittus last night and heard tKi plan which Sn- cliK-cs: A drive, with the help of the ladies of various, organizations, whereby booths wdl be erected on Hie streets in the down town .sec- tion where everybody will have chance to buy 'strmpi and cerlifi- catefi. A drive for membership in and clufcs, in which people wlll'b; asked to pledge themselves io buy any of the above amounts during the Lecturei the Four Men every piiflbt in the theatres and moving houses. Sergt. Gittus Is meeting 2 num- ber of women's organizations tomorrow to place the ptsni for tht sale before them. EASTER PRESENTS FOR .PUPILS thrift stamp day in the jwhen the 25 v cent stamps donated by a number of fecal busineM and professions! men will. be distributed at three o'clock in eaah school. Short speeches urging thrift will be rnzde At each school. The donors and are as follows: Geo. B. McKay; sprakcr, Rev. Dt.ioon. W. A. Buch- anan; McMillan. C. B--00W- man; speaker, A. B. Hogg. R- Living- stone; speaker, S. S. Dunham. R. V. Gibbons; Jno. Vaielenak. St. Mart Me- Mahon? Rev. Fr. McCaf- ftry. The school who dtrf tuch magnificent patriotic work during the war, contributed close to 500 knitting 5000 pairs of are taking great Interest In thrift campaign at tie ne- ed by the fact that lait week.the. High School pupils alone purchas- ed over worth of sUmpi, One pupil in bought over 203 i tarn representing over }50. A. G. Baalim is chairman of Ihe committee in charge, of the drive in the schools. are alto being made for the drivje for the club. The chairman of this com- mittee will probably to- day. Baalim Motor Co. have kindly -their, at .the disposal cf the1' commirtte for next week's drive. W.S.S.DRISAI CALCARYA11I VERYmESSFUL So Gittus, Who is Here lo Organize. In an interview TTilli tlifc Sergt. G. D. Gltttis, orssmtier tor the National Com- mittee in soutltern Alberta, ar- rived in thp city yesterday afternoon, stated tbat tbo drive vhi6h was held In Calgary and Medicine -Hat van a groat success in educating tbe to Iho Savlne Stamp. plan. It ivas not the intention of ihn.com raittee to hold any drive their intention %vas to spread the pro- paganda ot thrift amongst the people and during the past tliree week hvalve thousand thrift canls over. Every other country vhlch for- merly loaned money to tua Dominion now hard put to llniuKre Us own Caiiada is thus thrown Let us inoaey from fritiln our own borderr Hov Is this money to IM ]Ian Is aimple, patrfotio tad profit- lfl. Invest in "War which art Baby Bonds, at f4.03, and wbich bear Interest a) cent, compounded Let also iu Thrift Stamps, act as a for Wai1 VTar SaTbifA can be bad at til ftu banks, offices and mwir Dollars today Trill have inoret ittc In five time, child rea food dltims. eaid Mr. GKtus. Xo parents ara xoora more indulecnt, anxvill be allotted-to rhe differ- tehd same at the cost of niy citizen-lent theatres for short talks on.th'n Saving Stamp plan. "It is cniite 'that it is attcr the annisttco and'con- seqnently, 1 suppose, there Trill bo lacking ;L certain amount of patriotic., stimulus which we had during the war in connection with all the government offerings to the public. the need for money being -precisely as great as during the war, we have'the confident hope that -with the co-opera- tion oC the people of Canada Tre.TvUl be altle to obtain excellent results. all must realise mast finance itself noty tb'at the irar it TORONTO, April speed limits'for Ontario motorists were approved this morning by the municipal committee .of "the legisla- ture, which were reported favorably on a hill-raising the apeed limit in towms awl, villages. 20 rnHes an hoiir-and Ibt country to 25 ruilcs. Teaching the chiWren tliTdusli tho Thrift Stamp 'plan. inake them better years to come. ASKS DAMAGES gineut in the ot A! miner of Drumheller, TPho. claimed tit sian of commoit law damafes lor the loss ot aiiSit of his right eye tfiroueli the erploaloii of a cartridge, has been Teceired In, the court The claim 5m tf and the entitled to the-maxi- mam payramt of pader the Compeowtion Act Ijondon City ConBftil granted the Elreet raihray company permlmshm to increase iU on condition, ot im- mediate improvement speed. anil- S S 1 Help Tie Work of Reconstruction .._ 1 J An Educational Drive on the War Savings Stamp Plan Will be held APRIL 22nd to APRIL 26th Inclusive 1 Q. What ifthe War Savings 'A. It is a plan by which' you can lenH small savings to your Government at a.rate RSt per cent., compounded semi-annually. Q. How may this be done? A. By purchasing War-Savings Stamps and Thrift Stamps. Q. What is a War-Savings Stamp? A. It is a stamp for which the Government will pay you on January 1, 1924. Q. What'does it cost? A. Between and 1 during 1919, depending upon the month in whkh purchased. Q. What is a Thrift Stamp? A, It is a stamp costing 25 cents, to be applied in payment -for War-Savings Stamp. It earn interest. The purpose of its issue is to enable people to accumulate in small sumsTlhe amount necessary to pay Wjir.jgJav.ings stamp. s s Q. Where can I buy them? A. At post and other authorized agencito, '.._ Q. Why should I buy them? A. Because.War-Savings Stamps will provide financial assistance to the Government, an-excelj for small savings and a strong incentive to every day economy, Q. Where does the Canadian Government pay the on January, 1924; for each War-Savings Stamp a War-Savings Certificate? A, At the Finance Department in Ottawa or at any money-order post office after ten (10) days'notice, .j' Q. Where is .payment made if the certificate is registered? A. At the post office where the certificate is registerecl. Q. If it is necessary before January 1, to have money for my ;War-SaYings Certificate, how can I get it. A. If it is not registered, take it to any money-order post office and it will be redeemed. If registered, take it to the post office where registered. Q. How much notice must I give the Post Office? A. Thjs Postmaster may pay on demand, but if it is not for Him v, to do this, require you to give him ten days' I ''iTjife' ;Q. What do I get inVcash for each War-Savings Stamp attached to my .War-SavingsCertificate if I surrender it? The: amount..you paid with accrued interest. National War Savings Committee Headquarters-Baalim Motor Co.Office W ;