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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta DKCHMBER 1. THH Mr. Bourassa's Teachings I IVom The Ilcylster, Toronto.) Two or llirfL- weckH ago Sir. Hour- Hb.l liml :i scries uf uillrk-s in his 4llutitn.ttl vihUh have clusse llt- tiui-v atii! iiolllU'ul arfinUy v llh Maria Monk This salacious romance- baa BIAVH seeds ut coiilcuiut fJr Iho 1'iin- IUL'' (ft QiUrliiJL- all over Ontario. IU phu of ii lo lead tiie ro.tdi-rs nr.iduaHy to u.isuclute iu im i uf ukty and nuns wlih inward ror- ruinh'ii To many people there Is attractive iu thu nolinn that rcilllude is but a cloat for sin. TJio love or scandal Id very gum-nil, and very strong when com- iiliH'U prejudice or antipathy. Mr. 1ms long ho en sowing Feeds of rtmioLiipt tor Ontario nnd lor all over the Province of QIIG- lice. Ami hlb mi'tlKuJ IlKit of Matin Monk.-In his case U not' lulirK-lry he IinpuiOK, but jii.ilerlallsiii, ami wholuaale uiurdc that It thu ninny for the protection ot 1! to up ho Id the validity cif r irestlc.H. ID (jiurd nRulnttt Ilio i lion of autucnitlc militarism, Franco agalnet funlicr menace of lo make the worhi aafo lor Ufc anil civil liberty, tind to attain a Male ut Htalilo peaco. Xo, paya -Mr. Huu'nissn, lliesn yro hut ihc out ward uppcarr.ncps which hypocrisy uses to cover untold crimes coinmlllcd by Hie Allied nations for itio purpose of uot lo wait longer Tor Iho of ,cinocracy, and France began to sua- iect that she was cxhauellnR her lit winning battles for llritiab luanc-e. These misfortunes threw Cugland luto Iho armu of the United itales. The Knglleh plutocrats olfei-- lo divide (he sifoJls ultb their Am- irlcan cousins. They hold out to the alter ihe prospect of Joint economic lamination of tho world. Naturally France is bowled out, while ITS Cana- dians arc the geose of the farce" What Is now the relation of Canada .o KugluuJ'; The Houraasa teachfug Is tint Canada IE uow In tbc poBllion ol a properly sold by England to ihc L'nUud but not yet delivered. And tbe prout of all theso horrible accusation3? We once saw a niau had lost control of hJs lluu pick up a pcblilc and declwrc ihul ic all sorta ol thlnge. pasl, scut and future, on the different faces world declares ar Uer- controlling the of the world 'The he tells us, "are chiefly to pro' vent Itussiii, France, Italy fron: inaklnK peace until ny wccikcneil tJial slie cannot Buccesstul compclltor in business :uk hidutitrics." did IJoyd Ci'corfio declare re cently In favor of the restoration o Alsace-Lorraine lo France? The roa according: to Mr. that, when Vrancc Is thus cucour of tho Such Is the kind of proof olfored by Mr. ilouraasa. To be exact, be does not bother wlih proof of any kind. He writes In d .style, as Is be were a prophet of lUc Old Law delivering revelations followers probably think il nkln to prolanatlon lo queBllon ht3 dicta But when he docs coudeaccnd lo .sup port his itHtojnenls by some hind of proof lie Ibluke ft quite sufficient to note some Irrelevant fact, or a re mark made by someone, or a literary allusion. Nor Is there any construe live pulley dlEcernablo through the hitcrniliiRble How of rhetoric. Hts atttludc Is calircly ncgaltvc and de alructlve. He Is "agtn" Iho Govern all GovercDicnlfi In lact. Th ivholc world seeois lo have conspire c In tbe awful mistake of falling to learn from Mr. UourasEa how to avoh disaster. financial magnates have mos to (ear Rl IB what Is fiolng lo do with them In conncc lion with the enormous national debli lo htlnln the lionu ot years, the' piled up by the war. Ths people w supreme effort put forth by FranEc must pay Ihc annual IntereaL are th cnuhles England lo keep at home all the men needed (o Increase liur econ- omic output, construct ships, and thus prepare for business after the war." Why 5s Germany Iroated aa an en- Mr. Uourassa says It la not at all because Germany claims "dlvino rlglit.'1 or because she built up (he atrongosl arniy ever seen, or because her iiutacracy is liut "be- cause Germany put Inio her Induatiics an Impulse which threatened English supremacy arid American hecavisc fleririany reduced to q mini- mum the conflict of labor and capital by making labor conditions In Ger- many mucJi fiuperior lo those (u Eng- land and America; and because' tho better social conditions prevailing In (JcniiBny cause envy and discontent 1 among ihc of England and America, thus reducing the profits of AV'hich oil'the nations sldhJs'rnoii 'in the way or the world's peace? 'Mr. DouTflSsa answers tills cjueatlon hysayhig thai is the QUO, only because she suffers least by tbc war ami makes money by it, but. especially because hxs Ihe interest in riiclatlnc the fu ture economic [H of tho he says, England had iwciuy biliinns Invested in oilier coun- r the clock has struck that hour the fighting men ofcCanada who are forcing back the Hun in France and Flanders will be waiting to hear what you have done. ;pi And what have you done? Is your name enrolled among the thousands who have responded to the call Have you sacrificed some chosen desire so that you could put money into Victory Bonds? Are you standing behind a soldier? Rush into the fight while the Door of Opportunity is open. Cancel every other engagement; sweep away every lingering doubt; only a few hours remain. BONDS WIGHT Iftjiicd byCinada'j Victory Loan Coriimittrt hi co-operation nilh Iho Minister of Finanti of the Dominion of Canada. Mfi ;