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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta T, ni'XICMRF.K 1, 191? THR MCTHBHinCK DAIf.T Mr. Bourassa's Teachings iKrom Tho Catholic Hotter, Toronto. TWH or ib.-iH' UKO Mr. llour- liuil ;i ol ai Moles in Jits hmtnrfil inkier, uhli'h dose III- erai-Y a j t infinity with Maria Munk. This salacious ronum'Q has puiMi ol tuntemtU (or the I'rov- IILLV df Qitcbuc all OVIT Ontario. Ltd of coiLSiKisIHuii h load LUe readers Kr.ulually tu in their minds tml'.viird unjeLiruiico ol piety in pricste and nuns wiib lirward cor- luinlon, 'J'o many in-oide t litre 's nJiufcthhiK illrtacilvc! lu tho uulion lluil scenting rcclitiulc Is but a cloak for sin. The luvo of scaurlal I a very ami very when com- HtKNl with prejudice or aniluaihy. ML. IIKIK been sowing of comiMiiiit for Ontario und for all over the I'rovlnru of Quc bcc. And LK rlosely resembles that of MiiiL.i Monk. In his case It i mil -lubricity IIP huuuics. but creed materialism murder Tlie world declares thai Ji wilrruJ I tic war against Gcr miiny for iho iiroltu-tlon ol iot to wall looker [or IV-y bcncfiin ol democracy, and Frauce began to nua- pect (.h a I ahe was exhausting her ilrenglh in winning bailies (or DriLliU 'I nance. These misfortunes threw England laic Ihu arms of the United Stales. Tho English plutocrats oiler- u lo divide the ipolls with their Am- cousins. They hold oul to the latter the (prospect of Joint economic domination of the world. Naturally France is bowled out. while Me Ctnu- dlans arc the gcose ol the farce." What Is now the relation ot Canada lo Kogbnd? The llouraaaa leaching thai Canada Is DOW ID the position of a properly Bold by England to Hie United Sutes. but cot yel delivered. And the proof of all these horrible micusalions'! We once saw a niau wtiu had tost control of his imagina- tion nick up a and declare that he saw all sorts of things, past, pre- sent and fulure, on Hie different fates of the ]ieliblc. Such Is the kind ol proof offered by Mr. fiourassa. To be ixacl, he does not usually bother with to uphold ihc validity of nattunil I proof of any kind. "He writes In grand style, us Is he wore a proj.rict of the Old Lav delivering revelations. His followers probably Ihlnk 11 akin tu gu.inl ;iJTalnst the domlivj- tlon of an Ultra Ik: nnlitarium, toBiicuro Kraiicc agaln.sL liirthrr inc-iiato ol ag- lo tnaku the world safe- for life nnil civil llbeny, and to Mlaln a blale of stablr ueaeo, No, say3 Mr. JJuiirassia, these arc but Ihe outward appearances which hypocrisy URBS tn cover untolJ i-rlmcs by Ihc Allied fur the purpose of controlling the gold of Ihc worlJ. "The he tells UF, "are anxious chlcMy to pro vcni Ilusnla, France, and Italy from making (icico un'.ll C- or many is weakened that she cannot become a successful competitor in business and industries." Why did Lloyd George declare re- cently In favor of tbe restoration of Prance? The rca- tu nrofanatlon to question hla dicta. Dul when he does condescend to sup- port his stalcmenta by some kind of proof he IhlnkE It. quite iufficlcut to note some Irrelevant fact, or a re- mark made by someone, or a literary allusion. Nor Is Ihere any construc- tive policy dlBcornaulo through the Inter AiLnablc flow of rhetoric. His altitude Is entirely negative end de- structive. Ho Is tbo Govern- QovcrnnicnlE In fact. The whole world seems lo have conspired In the awful mistake of failing to learn from Mr. Uourassa how to avoid disaster. What financial magnates have most to fear at present IB what democracy son, according lo Mr. BouraMa Ja Ms going lo do with thorn In conncc- thai, ivlicii France Is llius cucour-J tioii with the enormous national debts aged lo attain ihc hope of years, Ibe piled up by the war Tho poopic who supreme effort put forth by Francs j musl pay Ihc annual interest are (be enables England lo keep at home all' the men needud lu increase her econ- omic oul'ml, construct ships, ond Ihus prepare fur business after the war." Why is Germany treated as an en- emy? Mr. Bonrasaa says It la not at all because Germany claims "divine or because she built up tho strongest nrmy ever seen, or because her autocracy Is .dangerous, but. "hc- rmise Germany put Into hor Industries an Impulse which threatened English supremacy arid American amblliona; because Germany reduced lo a mini- mum the conflict oC labor and capital by making labor conditions In Ger- many superior to those In Eng' land and Anserica; becauBe! tho .better social conditions prevailing in Germany cause envy and discontent onions the yrorkingincn of England and America, thus reducing the profits of capitalists.' i3. n Which of llic- iiallnns stands moat 'In Ihe way of the worhj'e peace? Uourassa hnswera ihls question by snylne that Englanil is the onJy bucnuse she suffers t by thu war and makes money by it, hul especially because England has the interest in diclatlnfi the fu economic conditions ot ihc Why, ho says, England hntl twenty billions Invested in other coun tries betorc ihc war, France had nine iuul Germany only six, and these fig aroi lo him ''confirmation atrong ;IH proofs of holy writ'1 In similar proportion the nations uaincd are re sponsilile for Ihu cfnllmiallotf of Ihc wart The enemy of the world's peace, cnrdlng to lifm, (3 Anglo-American be aays, "instead of doing len 'millions of 'men to death, authority bnscil on Justice had closed sonic fifty of bawdy in ivKIch high docs ita work, or had trans- porter! some hundreds n[ Hie rich who govern the world, this coplo who have money or properly, mil those who determine who must iay are the peonle'a representatives n Parliament. Plutocracy -B such IHB no love Tor democracy, especially vhen there are heavy .national debts o liquidate. billions of money nvcElcd have been mostly con- vcrlod already juto domestic loans. Al Jrsl the Uritlsji" "Govornment simply invited holders of' foreign securities anu to hand .them over to the Government In exchange for Govern meat ccrlllkalea, BO that the foreign securities could be used for national tar credit abroad. Many financial in- stitutions, foul Jew Individuals, res-, ponded to the Invitation. Then Parlia- ment-Imposed an annual tax of I wo per cent, on all such foreign sccurillei. as did not conic in for exchange, anil Ihe inflow'.; of securities Le- cahie enormous. we are''riakcd war would not h "In nf a Germany con- quered, a France victorious but ex- liaiislcd, and n ncudy Hussia, bnd ho master of the sllna- itlon. Having preserved her mtm, maintained licir credit, her Industries, 'her' navy and her mwcbnnt marino, Knglnnd wculd have dictated her own terms to her own exclusive In economic 'conditions Rfler Ihe war. "As long ns llusafa held lordlier tlic' llrltlali did every- thing In, prevent Ihc United mates from taking 'sides In the wnr. "Un( the Riihmarlnca naaunipd dls- (HifcUnB proportions: Russia decided Aavc Your Halrl Maxe It Thick, Glossy ind at Once. Try nil-yon will, after on application of Damlerlnc, you can not find a alngle trace of dnndrult or falllcg hftlr and your scalp l not Itch, but what will please you most, will bo after a few weeks' use you aoe new hair, lino and downy nl first but really new growing over tho teaIp. A llttlo UAndcrlno framed lately to licllevc'ohc who is in no sense a financier when he proclaims without pro or that English financial magnates conlinUD the war and "pile "up tbe na- Uonal debt In the Interests of their foreign investments which have al- ready been exchanged fof British Oovcrnmont-script1. The practical men of England prie not usually considered fools. What concentrated race hatred Ihcre Is in sncli Irresponsible whole- sale accusations! Ambassador Gerard In his hook on life four years In Germany says: "The worklngmen In the cllies (of Germany) arc hard Vvorkcrs and prob- ably work lo'nger and gel less out of life than working in en In Lha world. The laws' so mucJi admired anil nmde oslensibly for their prolec- such as Insurance agp'nst uncni- ploymenl, jlckneaa. Injury, old age, etc., are In reality skillful measures which bind thorn'lo (he Boll as cffcc-. lively as Lhe serfs of the Middle Ages were bonnil lo Ihetr masters' cslans. I have had letters from worktngmcu who have worked In America, beg- ging for stceiflge fare lo America, saying that thfelr Insurance payments were so large that they could not save passage money out of their wages. After having payments for gome years, Iho worklnginan natural- ly heflltales lo emigrate and ao Lose all preintuma palrt lo thf) State." Placn this passage before Mr Dour- a.taa ami ho wllj Bay: "That doca not make any Impression jn .me. I knovr belter. Air. Gerard la the agent of American plutocracy." Bui Mr. Hour- nsea does not tell how he knows. What! Is It not enough lor him lo de- clare (hat Mr, Gerard Is nil ivrong? Who would presume to doubt Ihc oin- nlfitfcnce'of Mr. Bpuraa'aa? In Paris thcVc Is a Airone Catholic committee' organized In the Interest nf France abroad, headed by Die I'reaJ- clcnt of the Catholic Institute, Monsgr. IlnudrlLlnrt. This commlllco puhHehoa n periodical, the llnllctln de Propag- iimlo FranCfilae n In lite March number of this periodical i (1917) we aro lold tbat Cardinal IJc- gin of Quebec has more than once manifested his sympathy with the work of tho committee, and there la quoted a loller ot this year received from him to tho effect Ilia! iho Card- inal fervently wished complete success lo (ho committee ond to Iho whole "of beaullCnl anil heroic 1-V.nce." It glvc.i also pnrl of a Iclfcr recoli-cd from n Montreal Driest In which wo are told llml "the clergy follow their orator and Idol, Henri Ilourassa, and arc sep- arating themselves' from IJruclicsl, Archbishop of Montreal, whose splendid nnd courageous alti- tude In tills quosllon ot Ihc vvnr Is for us a real aolaCc." Mr. Doumeaa Is using all the (nlcnln which (Joil rave him, whether ho knows 11 or not, in (no st-K-asBiinicil triak of iFoiatlng hla nallvo province, of placing lha I'fllhollc Church In a falrtd poaUlon in Canftda, and nf turn- Ing nitnria flrKl n-lltfl against Hie .ior- vlcc anrl the welfare of their coimlry. the beauty of your Jmir. No .dlffcrnncc. how faded, hriUle and adil scraggy, Jiifl molaton a cloth with Dandcrlne" and carofiiHy draw It through your lialr. taking one small Itrand al a lime, Tho effect Is Im- fncdlalc and hnlr will be light, fluffy find wavy, and have an nppcVancn of flliuntlancc; an fncom- pnrahle liJslrc1, ioftneaa und loiur Inncc, the hcauly and 3Mminer of trtiQ lia.'rlicfillh. Or-t a small bottle of KnowUon'a Uandcrino from nny drug ptorn or tol til counter, and, prove ihit yoitr hnlr l us prfttly and Roft na IL haB' JBJV, Nov. nooft (oday Lccn neclcoU'd or Injured carclcaa uic Victory loan lionclquartora an- Iroalmont. A 3nmll liotllc wlU double nounccd Lha) Ihc loCnl tic liefluly.of your in iho city hftti reached MOOSE JAW LOAN WHEN the clock has struck that hour the fighting men ofc Canada.who are forcing back the Him in France and Flanders will be waiting to hear what you 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 NIGHt i" Nrietl byCinada's Vicioiy Ixwn Cortimitici hi co-operation with the Minister of Fitianci of the Dominion of Canada. ;