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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME AUGUST 1917 NUMBER 203 CONVENTION ENDORSES LAURIER AS LEADER Brilliant Speaker Tells iH Wrong With Our Some ORATIONS HEARD YESTERDAY 60c Average Paid for Calgary Sale Two of tlio have been presented to tethbridse aud iences they have proved Immense The first day the Chau brought musical and humorous Yester day was educational and it was even in ore of a tor a total something like peould heart Ui y in tho afternoon Wallace spoke eiKtUe Salvation iiil on community The Musical part of ton program was turnished by and Rutnvcn weUknawu anil eyer Curing the afternoon and evening they gave a couple of hours McDonalds Eingm will never cease to please and Ills humorous selections kept the crowds holding sides for an hour or AMagnificent since the dry farming con gress us such a throng gatiiored in the big aydltorium as was tbe case last when over 2500 people heard Mri Herbsmafts on community an that IfngerHlopT memories of Pzekiel the famous vision rpf the and iuntler he the came togetiViy and were clotoel with flesh pn3 breath breatiicd into them and came lo life Herbsmans task on the Cliautauquilcircuit Is to shako up the drybones of a It there were any dry bones present last his magnificent de livered straight from tboTshouider and sparing certainly must August average price of sixty cents psr pound was obtained for come pounds of wool disposed ofhere yestir by the Koshland and of Boston of were hjaheit bidders nud took Patent Medicines Containing Disappear Frorn Stores 0 ver whelm ing M I y Cheer as LiuirUr En Foui1 Western Premiers J CONVENTION NOT j YET CONCLUDED The convention of Liberals ef Western Canada today placed on TeCGriby an overwhelming I majority Its admiration for the life and work of Sir Wilfrid Laurler and 1 the hope bat ills matchless states manship might be used in tLe suc cessful prosecution of the war and in cakvyiug out Iher4atforin as laid down by the delegates from tlie four prov inces during the pastthree The resolution was movedby and seconded by Moose j When the vote was taken not more CHIEF POINTS OF WIXTIIEWAR POLICY The following are tho principal points of tho resolution passed at he Liberal convention last nfeht Tbc imperative duty of the ueanlc ot Caiiaua in regard to the war is its continued and vigorous prosecution liy conferring the British government tor the purpose o definitely ascertaining the scope and character ot the service that can best be rendered by Canada in the conduct ot the war By the1 maintenance in unimpaired strength ot the trout of our figlUVfe forces and the taking ot all necessary to secure required reinforcements or thp Canadian contingent Uy organizingthe production of other contributions to Ihe war such as and other war necessities upon the lines of greatest efllcioilcy By ctmiplctc extinction of profiteering In arms and all business having with munitions and necessaries ot if necessary by natfonallza tion these industries or by adaptation of the Uritish system ot control By thoroughly organizing the nation and carrying out this program by whatever means may he necessary for its Vigorous Policy Adopted to Buck Up the Boys iii Tranches by All Menus COMPULSION WAS ELIMINATED WESTERN LIBERALS BOUND TO CONSCRIPTION Of who moved ttie rcso than a score of delegates stood in endorsing WilfriJ position to the No editorial this morning the Free as es were made The four western who received in each case with hearty spoke r vir L in support of the resolution and tiauing compute i J H W rS who spoke after il tho resolution M lj TF teell expressed bis hearty convention last IN SHERBROOKE Mcj The suggestion was made during tlie discussion that the government might be accomplished wholesalers Liberal candidate who have heen in the hmbitol selling The Liu oral association some yalent wines or es weeks ago adopteda resolution in sences such forced to give up that lineotbiusiness a ruling ol the provincial police that Section CUVl I Crea has accepted the nomination as successfully Sir Wilfrid i tVmn iinifni CiiTfrtlmitTJrvrfJpJl favor of SUCCEEDS BRODEIJR At bo enforced meeting Dundas county ami ilia no pefsou townships3of Osimbruck and more than a Press says that ing the of the Turiff amendment specifically men it regards passed at tho night as bind ing the Liberals to conscription the FTOO This say that the than does not aiinrcciate said f11 of and weal must get fully Tunilfs action in moving his antfhilment and his together In organization of a nalicmal speech in ils business cse oi Arthur J member or the Man itoba teg isla lure ckvrOQ d cons ti the ueroes t Hie conscription debate at He will be x fa time be for1 iriefcfiahTs 6thers of their thefi drops sold hereafter except pre scription Thcso drops arc specially appealing to the foreign population Inspector Piper the sfppplws of the sale oi essences ly to control iisofijj Lemon extract he Tailed in n Tittle produce a prolonged have shaken thorn thrown them cadmved tfem witli tlegh onan ariy tlnlc and cloihetyiHem In ana hreathed intothem the a new anil honest purposo in cbrrirhuh fly Herbsnian spent only a tew houra in bul he did hot take Ions to pick out the dry honea and the ticcda of the Letlibrldge The In he The who take no inter est In cdnimnnily Only one preacher in Letlibrldge is a mem ber of llio Tho school who livo in their narrow school life and with a tucncy was the only of the mem rewardedfor his course by in of legislatures creasctl cohfirtehce anil regard sent to standin opposilipn lo the Ihe y donblvysifre anJ rpplitic expectatloii it mistake lhatthe business ofthe for the cpnvcnUon nol ac toncluiieJ cepthis Neverthe IheMjiberals of Western Canadare Press is hound sumetl at1030 to say that itisin agreement clieers were given by Witl delegates as Premiers SiftonV Sif nndBrewster stepped on to anil with the opinion of form The chairman ihc resolutiphs committee as lho expressing admiraiion eipressed liy thai the for the life and woik of tbe original test of the resolution of all Sir AVUfrid eiplicif in identifying the ien1 H was greeted withloud Liberal party a large majorily of the au HarTeallng at the provincial JaH started on MonfHy Yesterday John holierthanthou aparl from jjenner ard 6dls JlcDonatd derUf1 community enough of hbrvoi The rellred who lafce no itlg so watched Ihelr cbsufee Inleresl In the There is bent it for the trees when the only one way to retirofrom Hfo and j thought thej wcro out of sight The that Is to gat into a gnards missed and The social Intent on the jpicked them up after lhe had been mrsHll of theirOwnselfish pleas rnJssng about fifteen mlauies s This morning they apjVearod before Magistrate Elton andlboth pleaded gtjllly to a charge of sttcmptliiff io escape from lawful was given six months to be served out P TKc The The Indlfferrrtt The The Horbsman describes as only a parady on Ife lias loo many crit ics silting afbuntl In hotel f T i Icthbridges needs erhamati sees Ih A new K tit the conclusion of his who waaIn for months had onl two months lefi o serve In h6 He said Ma brother was Icavli fe few days tor the front and re ports that the present Gerrpan offensive itr southwest Russia Is aimed at thn capture of Odessa arc strengthened by a to The Times from that city saying thejjelfef is growing that the port Is objective flnd Bessarabia will soon become the principal of ions as the enemy pressestoward The correspondent adds that the harvest Is how being reaped in Southern Russia enemy doubtless will ure it before It can be SIR WILFRID LAURIER I Endorsed as leader byWestern Lib eral Convention of seconded by for Xlposa moved the adoption of the which reads that this conv its for the life work of greatest of all Caua Sir Wilfrid Laurler of endeavor to carry itcly uhmlstaliably with the to of expressing his conteinpt Specialto the HcrAM ditectora of agricultural association U jhold no fair this The duty as he sees it In the teresisVof all respecting our partin this world VWfi express the hope that his un doubtet his long his niatchlpsg may Ie util izcdIri reuniting the people of Canada Iii thisgreat crisis successful prosecution of the war the carry ing out of the platform laid down in this convent MrViVfacKaystml the resolution was not couched in the loose words of fulsome There were those in committee who dirt not see eye to eye with Sir but they expressed admiration for and Mr MacKay said he firmly fc that if voluntary enlistment were giv1 was the so yfliifiedjand traduced Sir Wil frid liatl always worked for the unttybf Prernier of called on by to speak and was loudly cheered The con said had been ear nest and its deliberations of Ihe grealeat prbblems tbat ever had corne He was glad tosay lliat the convention ft3il riot stuck to party politics al a Sir timewhenit was possible to sacrifice port the Interests ofCanada on Ihe altar trated essence of common sense by any manipulation o the parly was glad proved of increased pensions aiiu al H was slianTcful thai soldiers and their dependents were elling no more than in 1914 isHen llr Ing conditions were Party aside everything iiJiiii Culumbia one man In the determination that consideration must bo ilio winning of the Brewster lleved thai the Cr3t considerilion must be the winning of tbB sler said he believed hat the was coming when It bp proved to Canada and the iwrM tint Sir frit Lauricr had fircateat friend and greatest support in Canada In the Winning of the Premier Sifton Cheers greeted tlie 1 on A It Sit oi Sir he was a leader Canada could PGO plo expected that after the electlof lfrid and those elected to sup Having earlier in the day united In a resolu tion condemning the war admlnlstra tion of Uie Borden the convention of western Liberals tonight set out in a long resolution their piai form for the winning of tlie It was declared Cat impenllra cuty of the people included the mafn lance In unimpaired strength at the front of our fighting and ths takins of all steps necossar to secure the required reinforcements for that To this clause moved amendment that Ihe words by if he add which would have made it read and the taking of all steps to secure the required reinforcements for lhat purpose by comuulsion If ne cessar On thisclause and the suggested amendment Ml discussion of the Bolution I for who Ihe on yi ginat resolution expressed the opin ion lhat the amendment actually freak ened tbe resolution added nothing to There each contention hut when the amend raent was put to a vote Ifiwas defeated by a large maJorUj Ihe vote WIB not being by a demonstration of i erable proportions accompanied thn l icarrjtnc ol the resolution So many stood and cheered who stayed couldnot be seen Qvm platCoroi The national antfiea wafe sunf and cheers ffircnHie meii overseas TLm resolution declared among pth er things for organizing national pro the extinction of taxation upon incomes and thorough organisation of the and recoveryforthe country undue profits obtained since thendr through tbe exploitation ol the necessities of the people or the urgent requirements ot the slate Whenthis resolution had posed the lescIuttons returned lo Us laborE and the con tan lion proceeded to other business t There has feen no aa iav any of Ihe parly leadership and was stated by tbe chairman that all Ihe resolutions on war 1 had not been taken up Theconven tion found it impossible to concfude Us and at H 30 adjourned until 10 on Thursday A resolution passed ing increased increased aration allowances and equal pensions f L for men all ranks In the Canadian forces Another resolution eii a fair free fr ent wer rorh prof of party Ho had been advo cating national business govcrn mcjit for tyfoyears and If they vere their opponents they snoiiUVne willing to give it tuem had done moreVtrt keep Canada thanany l one national fiteer and were paid a bettor would come gladly 16 the colors and conscription WOUUI never need to be brought who goes frprii a sense leadershipof Sir Wilfrid east and west put a national business intoeffect H was then there to eastern Canada a IJW QI ne anu is J lo Imve been butjt js a nmrry scourgcrt ndvlsaWelo cancel willaccomplish nv station in keeping of ho men told fie guardr sftcr the fact that abis coimirv cltywe Towards the only tnlsUM thev iUon held anll nlso i0 llls he snid and is noi messascthat would make lho Borden I to i government up take luch Iheynow hnfl they might have their get I menced here and farmers are It was not announced with Several are into the grain with thelrjjjiit wafclng aa in Canada liy Sir Bob and the indications arc lhatet The he must they get a better yield thahwas mi vnj i uu L non was neiu aim lu MacKav thenvar wai nrp it to the lo stay reeS act that harvesting ha3 already com1 in to give It proper Anew class hole in keep ing with tfin A packing PullinB clown ofnil fences arouml Space will uvl lengthy gnottillon of HertsmanB nor could any proper impression BAD HAIL age WSR caused lo property and crops liy a sevdre ball and wind which sivcrrf apath from four to ten Last night irae lho cdldesl night miles wide and over 100 miles long ne 16 a foitiplele finish and there was no man In Canadji who would dispute Norris was cheered As bo entered the W or Moqso seconded the lieJTernark edthat today they witvgreater pride than evur of lhat greatest Can adian who was nib amo great Llh Premier given an remarked lhat the west had advocaleiKi Katlonal now declared for a unites Canada and oirfsrsiabni but ho wouldwant to everything that could be done to this Iraon the personnel ot that govern cni1 vfM bo ionc sr Wilfria Laur At least la per of the SKzt danger to Canada memberVof cablnel lio Hun within would hayelp Jo manin of tho icison In many parts of South oier nino counties ol eastern central domocrat al all times binder all Ills bo given in H Icfn Alberta ana reporjeil Nchrnska according to rc vtonlti ipoll Ifi the toproduclton this morning from a ntimoer of points porti rexching Lincoln late lasl night one has to hear llorhsmnri to j Coiilee I npprcchlo him ills great plea the points where the rmrcury I for CQoperfttioii among all elements of dropped lowest The fr6at win do the the cararaunlty for 1U npbultdlng He grain little In Hie caso J e community for 1U upbuilding Tie on the fact lhat it bad developed perhaps rnore tftan any the prop grain little 1 extkpt In the caso nf late but garden staff will Cutting Is general today In almost every dlsdlct of two between city country He crsjratulated tlia city vccks good weather of Immensely on Ids beautiful the 7he cfojrt are I Its streets 1nd cspeclallj on In tho straw Either of plaPi6tnd at Henderaon park Ho the past trto years and harvesting will to lho success of muni iiM bo such a prolonjeJ optraJi clpal ownersnlp here He en he oli Is Its crftp thuilasllc oretna country trlbutarr Iwrek airicndrMn Dio OlM nrft good la ttit yKtd will 0V iifll 6 I not Ufbcavv Grahams House rfencs of L6rcf pro prietor of the Montreal wan dynamited unknown at NVIrioovi in houM wefs blown out and a portion of the fi6ui but far a could be nv oil injured Even if ho were to oiposo WilfrM said bo w6iitd lo so wilh that ho was beyond arid that s of his speakers were MARKETS Spdt wheat Lceal track wheat October wheat Locat rack oats October oals fiax Not RU Not 240 218 the country and carry on trje waj people wanted it tarried on and to a successful conclusion I am not against national government ho said t do not thnk any national govcrnme it in which the people have confidence formed pre vious to referring to e He toncluded b Iniquitous govern ment w e have had for six years The resolution was put lo a stand and the majorityfor it overwhelming When nayi were called aboul a score of ly from Manitoba and British Coltim bla given a ery heart call to the plat form and gave a short speech Mr Western SirWilfrid was given a faliv and they Sir Wilfrid Laur ier 10 government be fore He did not believe Quebec hid bnen who wen trying to divide tne country lice convention asked was that Can ada unite in the great caibe anf the uiity of the 1 ibcral pirtj now was o take care of the Htfrt wllnfrT thb gates as tho Hun without He predicted 3 united and progressive ni um nui utniutu 11 tu f r at Bhen a fair dinme nnd the eltorts under of Sir Hie Iwminion ebvernraent had been Wll rid Never before did he snppdrl dlicued towSrrt Lngllsh 8peak WDATHBS High Low Ing people of llio country against the people of He was confident Iheplatforni adopted by ths ton venUon wouir nuict with the approval of Sir Wilfrid Back Premier Brewslcrof Brllhh Coium was caliM forby Ihe Mr Broraler said he thought tho pie of British ColjmHa siy ae lo He would bs eiaii fo to Inch to Brittah Columbia and telllho western Lib eralism wia going through ell matter vhal those means might havf to be to win the war and bick tip tho boss al the front Mil bo he Added lo 1611 116 people llhrt i convention vus not blinded ami full heart as hedid onlhs coi i Conscription Bill Passes military xrvice bill tuccisifutly the test legislative when It received athird in the lenat II live afler the auent and the lack of said Honv C of had driven lundredg of men from the adlan west The development 6t the and steel Industries of the Pad nc coast as a war measure was The resolution read as foiiovrs In vrar tnede fence of Democratic illation against itilltary despolism the condl tlonfe call for the putting forth allied belligerent of Its full as the only assurance of ID tlniifs of peril the entire resources of moral and power and are justly dispos able by the stale for Ihe preservation of its national The imperative duty the of Canada today In rcgam iu the s Its continued and vigorous tion with the British government for the purpose of Itely ascertaining the 5cope acd cUar acter ot tlie best lie rendered Iff Canada in the duct of the war J By the maintenance In paired strength at tho front of our figblmg forces and the taking til steps necessary lo secure required re inforcements for this parpoia Byorganizing the of our other contributions such as munitions and other wiu upon lines of Ihe sreatait By Ihe complete eitlnctkxi profiteering In 411 business to do wlthmunllfonikad the he of If the i zallon of these lUWbtrlei or bytM of the British lyttem m 5 By tie recovery for tke faUte trotuary of ptoAtt obUioid Bfvce the beginning of br tie of Ihe InUrMtt at tin people for the present the state By the o ;