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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta T PAGE rev THE LE 22322 DAILT HBBAU TO R RETURN Iftlll CRISIS Veterans Hotly Protested Presence Hew of Allen Who Came Prom Joseph an enemy on isleaving today for the United from which country he came Into and thereby a situation which threatened at onetime to cause very serious trouble Jn Leth bridge has been solved to tlhe satis faction of Threats of riot in which the Great War and their friends would participate were at the bottom of the all hinged upon the dissatisfaction on part of the veterans of the local branch with the whole plan of hand ling the alien enemy situation in The history of the case Is this In 1916 Joseph who Is a bro therinlaw of Louis left Canada And went to the United Dur ing the winter Keel wished to have him and wrote to at asking him to use his good offices to this Buchanan turned Keels let ter over to the department of immi gration at asking them to do what they could to meet the wishes of Plncus came to the line at Ooutta shortly after but was refused admission on the ground that he had not received his alien enemy permit from Washington allowing him to leave the Two months after on a wire from the superin tendent of Immigration to the Inspect or at Plncus was allowed to cross the line at he having re ceived the necessary permit from Washington in the A few days after Plncus crossed the the superintendent at Ottawa wired the Inspector at Coutts not to allow Pincus on the ground that representations had been made that Plncus wn proGerman In his utter ances and was therefore an undesir able However Plncus was In and came to Lethbridge where he entered the employ of Keel went to the Coast leaving Ptncus in charge of his It then be came noised about that he had taken the place of a British and the Great War Veterans were up In arms at Buchanan for his part in placing Keels request before the department of immigration and at the j department of immigration for allow Consultan expert heating engineer without cost How many times last winter did you promise yourself that never again would you attempt to heat your hompwith the furnace you now have 1 The man whojknows by expensive and exasperating experience whata poor furnace is the man McClarys want to talk to aqotit the Sunshine because he knows whata good ought to be and Almost has its own individual heating reBuiringjrtstown special Half a ctenturyfof heating experience has gone into traction of the Sunshine Why notigettin touch with the local McClary dealer or the nearestJMeClary branch this heat ing problerpksattUd without delay Dont put it have it SttrVlCtt McCiaryi tagiuMti Sonikiar free expert adykc a your kontbMtini rmuin Write to McCliry Brawh iindMk for putimlui about this A Camttiltin the char ill Ike thtags you WM to about McClarys London Toronto Montreal Calgary Winnipeg Edmontoo Vancouver M FOR SALE BY DIXON SHEET METAL v Model helping I Canadians to do more to save i iwse and to save 1 1 Considering the quality of Model j it is priced unusually No one knows far of material will But you do we are un usually well prepared to take care of all service and parts Even extraordinary requirements can be promptly supplied from oar Toronto factory or nearby Fin Jwiuli of Appearances Service and Price Williamson Plume 1456 Uthbridge UmiUd WlllytKnliht OnrUnd I Ufht CammcrcUl Ontario Ing Plncus to cross tho line without a proper This was at ter the Toronto convention when the Veterans were very susceptible about anything connected with the alien en emy policy of the and Immediately there were that the Keel store would be attacked un less something was Demand Mis President Longwbrth and Secretary MMMtmm of the went to Mayor Hardle and the police officials with the They demanded that Plncus be either interned sent back to the The police offi cials stated that there was no ground Tor Tho Veterans osffi cers declared lhal they would nol be responsible for the action of their comrades If Pincus continued to hold his position In the Keel for though it had been learned thai no British subject had been dismissed lo make a place for Pincus il was fear ed that such would and Pincua therefore constituted a menace to the peace of the Mayor Har dle al once took tho matter up with tho immigration departmenl at Otta advising early action in the re moval of The reply was to the effect that in case of trouble il would be possible for the city to increase the police force to deal with This served but to enrage the However in the the Veter ans had taken the matter up tho provincial branch and yesterday morn Ing president of the Al berta branch and a member of the Al berta Returned Soldiers Commission came to the and after discussing the whole situation with the Veterans officers with Mayor Hardie and Penuefather of the Mounted Poj lice they went to Pincus and received his undertaking to leave the cltf and go back to the United States within twenlyfour Meeting of A meeting of the Great War Veter ans was held last night when the whole matler was discussed and the solution The correspond ence In the matter was read by Secre tary Mayor Hardie and Shepherd of the Returned Soldiers j and Dyson dealt with the case and also with the whole question of the alien enemy a number of similar cases j having been dealt with by him at j other points in the notably j In the Corbin mining camp where serj ious trouble between returned soldiers i and alien enemies arose some time His solution of the present case j was received with During his address he urged against violence of any kind in these declaring that il did nol lend lo strengthen the but he thought the Veterans should use the incident to insist that the alien enemy policy of the govern ment should be greatly altered along the lines suggested at the Toronto convention where a resolution was passed thai Ihe enemy citizens should be conscripted to work at sol diers pay and that the amount earned by them over above the per day should go into the treasury of the country to be used in prosecuting Ihe war Should Be Given During his remarks Mayor Hardie slated his belief that anything Buchanan had done in the case had been done thoughtlessly or he thought Buchanan on his return should be given a fair chance to explain President also expressed the same but he declared the Veterans should see to it that he didnt make such a mistake He made it clear however lhat he didnt think Buchanan had endeavored to use his influence to do something which would hurt the II was an unfortunate and Buchanan would be pul in posses sion of the Veterans stand the whole alien enemy question so thai if anything of a similar nature arose in he would know whal action he should The meeting seemed to be very well satisfied with the solution of the Pincus vote of thanks was passed to President May or Hardie and all those who had help ed in reaching the WAITERS MS K ROASIS LLOMORGf DENOUNCES AllUDE OF COAST MEN IN DESEUt CliSE E On account of an erroneous state ment which seemed to Indicate that the half rate of hay to be shipped in for the use of farmers did not extend to points further south than Wilson there seems to have been con siderable misunderstanding on the parts of the farmers on the Coutts and Carriston Dunham took this matter up with the secretaryofthe with view of securing the aame rate for the farmers along these lines that were granted to the other parts ol Southern Alberta affected by the As a result Higginbotham has sent to Dunham the Ing copy of a letter from the Depart ment of Agriculture I am directed to reply to your let ter of August 12th addressed to Craig regarding free transportation of hay to the settlers on the Coutts and Cardston lines of the This matter came to our attention about a week ago and we immediately took it up with the officials They Informed us that it was the intention of the company to in clude the lines in question in territory A of their tariff The local agent at Cardston had apparently mis interpreted the description of this ter I understand that shipments are now being made from these lines without any It would seem from the above letter that the half rate applies to all points on the above and that the rateu in question are available to all farm ers of that Several draft evaders attending the shrine at Anue Ues Man itoba were arrested by the Dominion They were with a A good crowd of labor mm attend ed the labor halt last evening to hear President Walters of the Domin ion Trades and they were certainly Well repaid for their attend Walters proved a gifted speaker and his two and onehalt hours address was listened to with rapt at president of tho local trades council occupied the chair and after a few opening Intro duced the Walters opened his address with a few Introductory remarks on his past record president of the Trades and explained tho reason of the stand ho took when he opposed the Military Service He said the labor party pledged them selves to support the government In tho prosecution of the and noth ing was done to hamper the govern ment in this But there was to be no and they had stood to do all they could to aid in winning the but on a voluntary Walters did not speak in very glow Ing terms of Premier and said he was a tricky in the trickiest politician in English He paid tribute to Arthur but said he could not stomach The speaker loudly decried the big profits made in the manufacture of munitions in this and said that if the profits made on the manufacture of shells alone had been given to the men in the Ihey would be receiving a day instead of Walters said he had great admiration for Robertson and he would prove one of the big men of He said the present food controller had been paying more attention to wjiat one should eal instead of what should be and that we paid more for the substitute than the The speaker said he stood for the nation as against the The govern ment was now beginning to see Ihe necesslly of cooperating wllh Wallers said he had Ihe same opinion as when he said this war was a fight with Ihe German government instead of Ihe German people and said the German people were imbued wilh the idea Ihey were fighting for their He said they should try and bring the German people together instead of dividing Our duty lies in doing all we can even in spite of the to save We cannot all go to the Men must be left In the In the factory and on the Walters denounced the attitude of the coast labor men in the case of Ihe deserter who was He said Ihe man was a In khaki and was and if he had been in the States he would have been shot long Walters said there was an element at the coast which was doing more harm to labor cause than Should at Work The man that is digging coal Is feed ing the country just as much as the Walters said Ihere la a danger of a shortage of fuel in some parts of and laid etery day Ihe miner U MUM for the There should be nfc idle The big problem just Is not the shortage of but of Walters concluded his remarks by asking the labor man to think and study now as he has never done before and be prepared to help solve the problems that will arise after the Questions were asked by Barrowman and the latter asking Wallers It It was the in tention of the Trades and Labor Con gress lo get recognition of the as one of Ihe greatest afterthe war problems would be lo find employ menl for the returned Wal ters replied it would be impractical lo get as Ihey were not a Irade but as most of the men are eligible to join a Irade he could see no reason why they should frleMly not and humanity would benefit by Jfowett also spoke of the tlorishlp that Misted be add and e lime When tney would lldly A tote of thanks to the speaker concluded the MAC HIVM The Peace River district has been for many years the subject of much Interest and Alluring tales iron MyeniUrbUs of Its woMorQif charming cli mate arid varying have long since re1ffft6tnrdlttrrct that charm of romance which distance and uncer tainty blended with glowing the land so long famed by legend and mystery Is being prov ed a modern transportation so to broughl It to our very A journey from Edmonton to the town Of Peace River for in which five years ago nearly two weeks of toll and hardship may now be made In less than twenty four In comfort at all times of the trains to this latest settlers mecca is nearly miles north of Ihe International boundary carrying both sleeping and din ing car The Departmenl of the through ils natural Intelli gence has prepared and Is dis tributing new illustrated report based on investigations wnde by th olhclal of that branch during th season of The publication cot with n gafd W mil tatlOn and transpo A map of th district lopfcgraph also accompanies tfte Tho recent reservation In the Ii terests of soldier setllement of aval able Dominion lands has ifso necoss tated the preparstlon of a ttap whlc would show Ihe area In Northern A berla lhat had been reserved tor sue This publication Is not available for distribution and shout prote of considerable value to the r turned soldier who Is considering th advisability of settlement in the Peac River to the proi pectlve homesteader as It shows th area within which homesteads may b also Ihe total number o quarter sections that are still aval able In each township wlMin reasor able distance of a copy of Ihe report or map or Boll may be procured free of charge upoi application to the natural branch of the department of the lq Despite the fact that the ernment has taken over the entir wool stocks of growers and dealer for war there remains In th hands of jobbers and cullersu enough material to supply clvillai clothing needs for a Ford and Service Of the Ford surely little need be Everyone knows its supreme Its reputation as a mostcarforthemoney automobile has penetrated to farthest regions and to all points of the This reputation has in no a lucky Excellent design and long In as the Ford Car 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