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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETTVHRIDGE DAILY HBBALn SATURDAY, APRIL IT, 191S Hlbcitn OAILV AND WEEKLY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: tlru Hudl'iKS on selected evidence, llo limned hlii.own wliuppsos: liii-got train them nil that be iviiiiteil, nud thyn moiie nii his rciion. Ills liivcsilsntion 'wus hold behind cloiHHl doom. Thy men whom lie uulay trltrt to dflinflfe'i1 were noL an ul'pol'lilullr to testily nnd jirwcm their nidi" or the OH.se. That not bnsliioiie -Ml', was .commissioned to nor Gadsby Writes on the Soldiers' Vote Bill r i Aft l clftlloJi'Jii n aa tu delivered, per BUS to hand- by umll irer yenr...... thll secure material by mull, per year TELEPHONES: ODlcs Bd'torlul Olllce iaR5 VlL-k ______ ihHt could be comurued into insluup- Uoiis against the honor and integrity of men ussoclated with the Liberal earty. A'ctiiiiuiiSs.wn of InreatlsuUon. In order to be absolutely fair, must briny forth the evidence of all parlies, Mr. tVrpuson us com m IE a ion er did j not follow any such course, anil eon- Hoth sidci ol politics URU-B that UHu-r, men who. nro good to :ki things provoke n burat ol vrnth Iron) Y rank who naked, ninong otlior 'Why ahoulil we truat this i the lighting cood enouRh to do Kinci'iimuil wllli the soldiers votes the voting hut the Votus-for-MoIdieli when we cnn't (rust them with tlic e bill j evolved luku-warm support House oi Commons just the Neither prepared to pledge theit inon sense thai the prncticuLlu. in soldiers' booU V" Well, there may be something iii' that. At alt events 'it will {jive tlic render pause. This was om- only Hush.of heat in tlio discus- ilils urait tempt'ntlnn. The limits ol virtue must not he sti'ulnod. Colonel Hugh. Ulurk blurted out the irutli 'when -lie said -thai Ihe bill was [rain- ed with'Hie Idea of a general clcutiun mul Hint a general election which did not Include the votes ol the eighty-, hillo (liousaml soldiers who are nort'j overseas or in Canadian training! would not ije a complcto ex-' of opinion. not only' goes to sliou" does' not intend- U'.o goverbmtMit wait until add1 the war il over to hold a ..general eleoUun but dial Die predomin- ant parly Is very much ol Mr. Upoley'a mtim Sic said, "I cure J jsciiiienfiv lie cunuin expect the gonural liuibllc to accept his findings IIB true W. A. Buchanan John TorrJnca 'And unbiased. Tlioj- will slml'lv- be IJirectcr BualniKs Mummer upon as the conclusions of measure was sloitt both sides seeming quietly ODD-j not who ihe Yo.lli.' so long us 1 ...dent thul Hit1, bill would not getldo tliu iwintln'........ far. Tliat JB lo guy, it cou -'in getldo tlm nomitln'." It's in the matter il boo( caiintlng Dial niislnkcs src liubli! was briny "liraited" in committee iiiul cerliimly when he introduced it ciir. particulnrlv in'the counting j of the tliitty-AvQ thousand overseas votes which are not subjeoi lo the usual roslvic1 Lions.. To lifty-foiiv A Natural and Pleasant Way to Health great nlr birds of war. u-hieh have been swocmns dcwa upon Ihe towns of Uie noi ih of Unglnnd the jtsst two or three days. i It is that London iriJl be tht icllm of an air mid sooner or er. Those who Imagined such thing Impossible at the beginning of hostilities are (juiie to ao cepi happening as probable, as a aiatter of ran, imminont- But the authorities are prepared. The bird of which makes tho vast metropolis object of auack will not be Hkely without at least a broken Laadry went on strike in jsicr but got tack soon enough lit; S, bciore prorosatiun to draw liis tlcrnoiiy for tlic session. A dispatch yesterday announced 1hat Italy was coming in i been, a long time deciding -that she likes the feel of the water about to pull Justice has a reputation for it mav constitute Qiicithcr levd-lienueclncss and he doesn't want ante aKainil the Liberal majonty M Would Belgium bo neutral now as a Dries far the evacuation of her coun- try Ly tae Germans? The memory Iiouvain is too fresh. Llayd Gsorge has invited meu of both parties to be members of his corn- to deal with ihe problems cf war munitions. Lei our own Premier Bordcu. take' a tip from K iris? mail. .Neutrality again, remarked the Yankee in 'front of the bulletin board the Pther night said the EDS- ishmrvn, "but-'the Zsppellns dwm t ao no 'arm tMa time." "Oh, I wasn't re- ferrin- the Zepps. that blame Jcston-pitcner 1 vai. SRifl he to ruin it by crying up leaky tubs, j the Sena to. Ih fact persons go No doubt, too. Mi. Uoherty oou-jso far as'to say that the bill would; sidernd that they had lar never have been thought of II WhU enough, m treating it as a polity measure instead oi putting Mhl? bcnfttn- Thc bl11' BP1.te. 'in "the hands o[ n private inemucr on pealed tinkmngs, by the MmisteJ the government side and treating it; Justice, is as [ull ol imperiection, as n public bill entitled to tlnj usual: a ketchup-strainer is o holes and amount oi support which the gov-i'there, is a grave suspicion that THE SYSTEM TO BLAME -IlL Hon. Sir- Robert that a of out- stnEdiiig' business meu should FiipeWn- tepd ..the expenditure of the. one. hun- dred 'million dcMar vote recently pass- er! liy Parliament means thai ihg Minister is fearful about iraet- Ing ihe expenditures oi public money to ihs ministers with whom he has as- fiociated bimseif. The scandals expos- ed in ccnnection with tire expenditure 01 the fifty million .dollars Toied ai the sjiBcIal session iiist August have drhen the--Prime to cover, and aanouuceaieac that toe ex- penditure oE the one hundred million dollars ia'to lie left In ihe handu of an independent' tribunal is a confession that he "lacks faith, ia ihe miDisiers i Vho are in charge of rhe nar depart-) ments. j Taylor, of Golden, ie the Had Sir Robert Borden come oui.: Conseuvativt candidate in Columbia flatfooied in faror o' aboliiiou of tue j for the B. C. Legislatuie. enLire patronage In connection 1 N. Babbitt, Deputy Re- wiih toe conduct of tne war, he would for N'eir Brunswick, have gone a Icng dLsiance towards iropued dead in his office Saturduy. out the-cause'of evi'ia which _ L a promi- navc exposed at Ottawa In con-1 jawyer aod leading AngUcal, is [dead Miss Annie Hartley, of appointed uiation ol thi University Toronto Base .hospital HICKED UP IN SSING FOR THE BUSY MAN dj It at housanil in a volt ot j hundred thousand bb of Consen'iitive scnti- it is thf opposition docs not feel like losing track tof thirU-livc, thousand votes which might tip the) scale one way or another. Or. Clark's Views Dr. Michael Clark laid MB finger on the liill under llieir wins or the Unit or not it's a safe etatoineutj much Jess talcing the soldiers aivay that almost anybody could make tbat from Micir work to vote. Such As a matter fact, the MIL irould on" the" battlefield ia mane more sin u a now, j.Ie WQUid a goodjconlrary lo all imperial proccdent. Inn1 work at that and ii any government the soldier being regarded for the 'supporter yelled traitor "at beinS as il "iVin. apAtt with ST it for yourselfl Take END'S FRUIT SALT" ivJion you are w par" and notice how it improvts tl) .ind spirilK ;uid brichtens your look on lire. And it. is pleasant 30. A spoonTul of FRUIT SALT makes a delightful .nd cfftTTe 3 ENO'H e but i tonic and (llpotilvu regulator id viiluable temt-d FRUIT gulator -dy at nil Knff---- ........_------ irupurcil fur ciucrEtMicles br llti III [fie Atk ynuc Drrippist _ Lhttoiilr FKUIT SALT" bewarn of Irailniiony i F'refami only liy J.C "FreltS.lt" Eqr. RITCHIE CO. LIMITED MtCAUL STREtT. TORONTO (4) 71..... iwara Of Substltutss lie would dtaw Jack from bis tail pocket, wrap liim- se'u ih-its lolds the. pat-tiots ould -breat into the "National An- ;hem" instead of" into the National Treasury, as has the case re- cently. at ihL- next general election to cover jcd campaign literature, the crc atiou ol 'pRtty reeling among those should he standing shoulder lo in the defence of Ilie Em- sins. Manv Objections The objections to the hill were many and Interesting. One TVHS thfit there were at least four places on tho-i As "it was, the Calgary man came way there and hack where the ballots- near the finish nlieu-might go wrong. Considering human .he debate had crawled into the eel-; frailty the opposition wai not inclln- ar jisd the best he could do was to ed to ask tlie government to incur h cth r f neering ac- l predilec- ish anil dan- uection with ihe expenditure of money for war purges.- 'AVhr shauld tie pairouage svstem be .allowed -to run loose at a time when Canada i.s inus to do Us dutv 10 the .Mother Co Wolfe's chnas How It Be a majority of the officers me Conservative 'and1 look to thii gov- ernment for promotion, it might not be too much to1 cxpcst a Tory colonel to draw up bis and it" briefly "as follows; ".Men oC the JJmpty there is an- election in Canada oti wliicJi we arc aited to PROVINCIAL TELEPHONES iCalEai'F AlberUm) ccst of ihe telephone system In .Alberta is less than in any other province In western Canada. The figures proving this p.h- se'rtlon arc found in tho Bint Book Just published by the Public Worlts department o fthe Dominiou o[ Can- ada. According to the figures tlio per mileage cost In Alberta Is ?7.'2, ilani- toba ?S.2, Saskatchewan nnd Bri- tish Columbia The pereentRge of operating cx- nenses in Alberta is less than in auy, other weitern province. In Manitobn a general idea ol- the isBUc-so-I- will'-uot-confuse-your minds by going into details. The ment will parade at eleven o'clock i T the percentnge is 74, Brftisli Colnmoia os Canada in a foremost position am- ong the nations will) rested lo lho telephone service. Only oiin. other couiury, United States, is known lo Ir.ive as largo a number of tele- phones In use on the baais of In Canada, jMniiftobii lias cue tplo- phone for every ninn persons; British Columbia, lias the same; AlbGrtrt has one Cor every ten parsons; Ontario one In 11; Saskatchewan one in In; New Brunswick one in 20; Nova Scotia one in 24: Prince Edward .Is- land one in O'O: one ir? 202. Tlicse are very interesting figures, and though they are no very cleflnita Jntiication o[ the competent manaye- Saskatchewan 72, -and Alberta 72. infnL ss'ste.m. or ,nny According 10 the'statistics liiibllslied ie.r- UlL'-v n trie report; there is one mile of tele- sidelight upon try? are satisfied that the waste 'Mrs. Leger, a native- of Quebec, ;_ on these irar. contracts is entirely due) died ''at Qsso, .Minn. She was the} ;T the pnironage system. Xo tenders mother of nineteen children. Unknown partfes. dynaraited. the at Jaekson's mill, at the village i This is) on boots .acd the. Public AC M ccmmmee at Ottawa Tha'Di-i are for, and the pany lavorites secure contracts at whatever .price they lihe tc name. .Millburn near Kingston. TiHL has been made 'abundantly clear j tne time it has been wrecked, in the evidence taken before the com- j Mjddleton oi Uoderich town- farnier of large hold- J a official ior recior ct Supplies in the MUitia de- dicrt T3nd rarimeni declared that in taatins chases he had lo follow a patronage -lisi, and the order of Ms superior was J tfaL only tie-persons ott.iMa list to be considered in awarding cbii- -traoiH We knor LLal wherever Sir. S. R. Gorman, who bad been trccpa are being trained the patron- a boot and shoe business system is as rampant in act- 1 in Belleville for .some time, ycar. a 4 J war, .awd--rf- his home S ivities as at Ottawa. In Lethbridge 'every contract for Bupoiies to the trkineJ here was awarded to a. ly colored King's counsel, is dead at Conservative, Liberals were not. even esItecTto tender, only the party lies ihe call. Canada is at war, and Canadian! of fill political slrities are paying Tor Ca- aged 63 years. Delos P. Davii, K.C., Canada's on- Amherstb a King s c lurg, Onf. He parentage in Virginia. MLS. John) Stacey ami daughters, CJeitmde and St. Thomas, were at Niagara La 5 expenses in-connection with the the government n-hich boasts Islands. of il'a" patriotism ia utilizing the war] Donald Ketr, 73 vears, a ce- and (lie- expenditure? in connection.; tired farmer, Kincardine, while suf- to feed its friends with fav- ors. Money is being wasted on con- tracts because there is no effort to cure tte lowest price by "public tender. fering intense ..pain from illness, himself in at his home, ilra. Leithenen, but It.carries the. pat-' largely made on the recommenaa- tion of. persons, in charge cf the pat ronage. Wht Caniui's mil- msde a sop for the patronage hunter? There is no escuae whatever for being allowed.. crop. the', appointments in the militia. To, offset the revelations before the committee 'and the Public Ac- committee at Ottawa, our Con- friends brought do'ivn ia the the sesejon a report pre- T." R. Ferguson, K.C., of dealing with the adminis- of lands and other natural re- .by 'the, Jate Liberal govern- ;.Jn our "view any misconduct fVfNif ttfe'.ga'rt of the late Liberal goreni- should be esponr.d tp light, hut the methods adopted by Mr. Fersuson IB a" dyed-in-the-wool go. ,enec Uiijt would "damVge' the'Ute Lib- scoured ;Ca- west- In-gearch gt material.. His entire report i because he baiei nis Far intl lUmo- ladng dixMtiTi .prfiia gintrmlly, 700 will flnd Sctuiippl. Tilt, ll ii "loddj" vltfa hot lemon and wina- glu> at Wolfi'a; witb ginger bur, witen; the remit is yoo will Bud Wolfe's Schrupju tie gruteit tonic giver Tor viu] orjflUK.' Vtatij luperior to gio. OUninailf at all OHif Jtttail Stffrej. Distributors The Hudson's Bay Company. Ruth, (ate acci dentally Rasa, Fiji' at least' one man. killed. The of N'orth Bay, has as the Liberal candi- MADE IN CANADA .Murray of Thorodaie. Wood, Grundy Co., Toronto, 5 year borids oi the Greater -Winnipeg .Wpter .district. .These bonds are short- Happfcned to Mary'1 died suddenly; '6L GAKAGE and now the people are being asked I ol Port Arthur, has -oeen acquitted to pay eitra taxes largely "to meet the Ion a charge oi murdering her hus- extravaeant expenditures of the gsv- band. Amelia Palma has confessed eminent In ibis war, patronage ithe crime and has been convicted. ebould have nn conslderatioo. The gov- emfflent's. chief object should be io conduct the .war in the test interests ot Canada aod- the EJtnptre without consideration of party. This the gov- doing..'It .not only prder.. to. cater. Yesterday a house west, Vancouver, at least', one mar.......__. .__ ,____ believe it to another of the Hindu outrages. A., J. Yotm, sen .nominate! dateTor" xonage srstem into the militia Uself, iNipissing. Wffl.- Forrester is the party end promotions to office in the militr. nominee in South I'erth and Jas. have ly" to be bfiereil'to tlie public at and will, -bear 5'XO pw cent, interest. Edwin Bliss, oi St. Louisi writer stories and many'.nioving pic- ture scenarios, -aniong them "What sluirp'.toiiiorroiyj'moruing, when nil lihuse who vutc will luind tlicir ballots o vet "-to me. Those .who-vote Grit will-spend tne-riu-y in Ithe trenches5.' I have-no-ucoirc jfliicnce their opiniojjs, but I beg .to Fveminil Uicm that the German' ilre lias becii verj- 'brisk -for' ihe !uit woct.-" Of cnurse, this -is reducing it to an absuiility, but there is an clement of j reason-iii it even'at that. H would never dor for instance, .to have the -rpcJiticmiiE Canada scanning the (casualty lists for Tveeks1 before an election with a view to cheeking ofi the voles lost to "their opponents through death or capture br the Ger- mans. The heart's blood of Canad. is in those casualty lists. Any Act of Parliament which causes them to he recanted as a. sporting event by riv.il sets of politician IB an insult to tlie nation- Technical Polnti Technical objections to the bill are numerous. Perhaps the most import- out one ivas raiser! br Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who pointed out that the bill created a new and separate Do- minion franchise with such loose pro- visions in regard to proving the vot- er's age that it might Jead ta grave abuses. But tiie moral objections on vliicli tiiis article hns dwelt are the more serious. Perhaps not the least of these moral objections is that un- der the bill the voter voles nob (or the candidate, hut for tlie party, the balJofc being marked Government, Op- position, Independent, without further identifying labels. It is conceivabl? that some of oui British-born Cana- dians who have not resided here much. Jonger than the specified by the hill ma? to in r doubt as to which is Liberal..and is servative, not to mention the .fact that the word Opposition ia open to misconstruction by the soldier, who may get ifc into his head that one parly opposes the whereas this war on which we arc all unani- mous. Moreover, the independents icel that they Klmuld he more strict- ly classified into Socialist, Labor, and tJie like, and an Independent like W. F. Maclean, who is Conservative fn liis votes, iu.; :oiivinced ibeiaLuly give .him- the it." Taking everything considera- tion, it is a poorly contrived ballot, which reverses Afacaulay's 'Then none were for'the. party. And all were for the S '_ tho vory wn-v- administration, phone wirc'In use' Tor every six or ihe Deputation of Canada, In .Alberln tliete is one rai'ie of. Iclcphone 'wire for tfvery 4.5 persons. Mrs. Joanna Cordon, .aged 73, and _ In .all of Canada''there is o'riG''lele- ixcralo, -hnvo jri.g poliiila.-1 ''trsidcd dictl tidn, "'Hlac-1 recently.. OF CANADA Ready Money As You Weed It any yours for the asking if you carry LETTERS OF CREDO1 i Issued by the Union Bank of Canada. It Is M easy for you to ctjtaln funds with them as it la difficult for any unauthorized person to do so. .LETHBRIDQE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING. Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. LAIRD, r.cncrnl V, C. DHOWH. .V.O.I.L.D.. D.C.L., IVeiMihl JOHN A1RD. Gr.m MEN TO STRIKE Chicago, 111., April ivcnt out from union headquarters todny to 'pull out the carpenters when the whittle blows at -1.30." BiiEtncis ag- ents from the Carpenters' Union Dis- trict Council, carried the edict, which nicans Chat men wllt.titap work, this ovonlng. "Let them was .be defiant message-that passed be- tween the employers. Secretary Hcdfleld reported to.Pre- lldent Wilson that 'commerce depart- ment foreign trade figures showed a arorable Malice tor ,Uie '-Dulled Stales 'Ot week. This vu smaller than tho balance week btCora. CAPITAL, JfflVE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS Interest, al the current rate is allowed .on. all deposits of and pfJWiirds.' attention is g-iveh to every account. Small account! be owenud and operated by. mail. be opened .in .the nijnies of or more with- drawali io piado one of ttltm or by WH Brahicli r.y. T. JBrymngr, Mgr. THEROYALBANKOFCANADA INCORPOHAV CapiUl Paid Up Reaerve Total Aueto nit COLLECTIONS Harlot 370 Brifncliu throushout Ciuria and Ike Weit Indiel.thjis Dank posjcuMdarlr.llcdficilltiw and despatch. for handling collectioai with LONDON, twi. Of nor: MIK auu.. naiir, u LETHMNIPCE BRANCH: Ntw reM HOT. Ma. wtuiui aaMn vratal M. AITKCN. ;