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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE POUR LETHBRIDGE DAILY HErUtD MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1018 She Dctalb Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and v UTHiFtlDOE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED Strut South, I W. A. Buehsnin President and Manaelng Director Torraiice Business Maniger TELEPHONES 1252 1224 Subscription RaUs Sally, delivered, per week Pally, delivered, per year wail, per year by mail, per by mall per year to .15 Dales of eipiry ot ftufcscriplloas tp- Wtr dallr ou addrMs label. Accept Jnce of papan. after Qjplration data la fur auUiorily to tks scrfption. ttETJING SOLDIERS v r At tbe nieetidg last Tuesday eyening appointed a recoa Vtriictioa committee to help the frohHims ot Uia returning soldiers a Buinber of tbe speakers, and among tiem pome oE lie soldiers already re protested that no land settle- would succeed ifliich re- quired that the coys, -who to ap Unfi and make farming their should go away out to the lands 50 or 75 miles from a and the conyonleacea'ot1 civil- Iwtlon, thera to caire out their t WlUi'this statemflat Tre "entirely IftCree. U government has i land irbtch.lt -wants illl- oif Ic Its Infancy U has only to an- wunce that ths boya mast Uka the; Wk Uadi and iftcei to'eome to them- A man. to tia, thd Cuadiau Praoiter, It Is not Ekeljr that any of these goatlemen will var Me tho tnsidd ot tbe Peaco Con- chtnibor. It might not iio a bet that even the Premier will ;a there. Most ol are Bhowa a trade miwloa which'.thd Govern- uent aro sending to It U assumed (hat there will be a large de- mand In Kitrope for food and mater- ah, and that a Irade mission will be abb to secure a share ol the business 'or Canada. The aim is good, and tho mission will hare the beat wishes of the Canadian public. But U has 110- blng iu tbe world to do with the Peace Conference, The Journal ol Commerce, Hon. W, S, Fleldlnfi's weekly, in a very portl- nsnt article on this question, says: It is not wiao for Canadians to L- poct too large n part in the wrk of the Peace Already tho energetic, It not always mier of Australia, Mr. Hughes, Is found complaining that the terms o! the armisttna were feigned without hiving first been by him. Tha Oveneis Do m In tons, Canada Included, have tafeen a large and Im- porUnt part In the war, winning great, honor. They will increase rather than diminish that honor If they mani- fest moriesty in demands for par ticipatlon" in ths sJrttlenient of tho terms of peace'. If the somewhat ag gressiVe'spirU eshibiteil by Mr. Hughes .respecting the armistice is to mark the nUHudo of the Dominions there cay ba an unpleasant friction bofwecn the' Dominions and the Moth er i Tbat'Canada and the oilier Domin-j tons should be consulted respecting j the conditions Is eminently! proper. Such consultation was prom-: ised by the British GoTornment long1 ago, and thoro need ba.iio doubt that the promise' will be kept, liut It Is not clear at present lhat-Canada or any other Dominion is to have'a spe- cial representative at tbe 1'eaca Con Terence. We do not think that any ttilnf of the kind was promised by thi Imperial tuthorlttes. .It will bo well for .us all to hemomber that, while Canada has during the jmet couple of decades, made progress in her status Im the Empire, there has really been no constitutional change. The lat- ter remain's unal- most that'can-ba eald Ii H I iFroin .Our Owh FOREMOST, Nov; The 'Flu epidemic seems to have spent Itself. Only two new cases were reported this week with all old cases recovered or almost so. The bans have been lift- ed and things In general axe jelling back to normal again. Hev. Herron ot now Island was a visitor In lown last week. Mrs. 1. M. HlljJs, Mlis Bessie and Grace left on Wednesday !cr Hat, where they Intend '.a reside for the winter. Mr. Hillls fcrho has cbarge of the Lake of tho' Woods Millljg Co. elevator at this point will remain for a short time. Mr. and Mra. what Is commonly called "OVJ TImera" In this district, having 'taken .lip laud when the country was first opened up, intr of As residents of iho they .have taken a very keen interest In all that pertained to. the towns' in tetleetually morally and socially. In their removal (ha town has lost one of Its hest citizens. Mr. Swanson paid a business trip to L'elhbridge during tba week. Mrs. Harper of Champion who has been nursing her dRufhler, D Campbell, during a siege' of returned to her home-ou Wednesday Mr. and JIrs.jT..M> .Westb.rook en tertalned a few, friends fon..Tuesday evening last to bid. farewell to Mra J. M. -Hllllr, Miss Grace who left on Wednesday, {or Medicine Hat. Mr. White left on Wednesflaj Hertid, eayi that his two boys at front, both ot irhom hava tear vait to tike up finnlns on their twtnrn, but thej ,irant to farm in th'e; pLethbrldge dlalrict They 'do not; to go into iy They Wat, Jf- possible, to pur-, cbtse fame la this dlttdct jvbeve'thcy irOl-lw near their old Ifome acd thftir old friends, and where AtkerwftnU (o irty fht gxjTern-' should not i.id; retoned men; to" take np improved. land, giviag He points put that. tie chances o( repayment are muca: an improred farm is tak-' by the the'price itn reason.. And repayoent made much quicker. The that the laws governing tho' relations Mother Couuiry'and the bomlnfons-are .being administered in a more liberal "spirit, with .more ap- .-'61 portion, panada, as, C-apada, cm have no jlaica "at nof can Au'st'raliv-or-" N'eV; VZeaiand or ft withi a has greaen the Gorernmep t KiaedwD.. _ if Can a Peace Con' ference, the oC but as a repjefentative (The Brit- .wiil d'oubtless desire to'pay .tlis Berlin, IOY- ronient bas proposed 'to the entente atlons that a ooDaBolsirbn be stabllshel to siamlne the question u o who was reipoaiibla'for tha war. COPENHAGEN, NOT. Further evelalloni ihowlu that Emperor Wil- am 'of Gertaany to escape esponslbllity for the, bringing on of he war are contained In an article y Dr, George appeariag In be Cologne a con- eriatlon whlck had with ha German -emperor- before P 1A AICKED UP IN SS1NG IOH TBE BUSY MAN eft. In this latarriaw the emperor recently. Dr. DonohH', of Rbcanvllle, Bask., died from peeuuonta. Dr. Amos F. Bauraan, medical licallh officer of Waterloo, Ont., lor len years It dead. Reclnild C. Cummins, formerly man- ager ol of Hamilton at Tru- ax, later of Rouleau, was buried at Nelson. Lady Ileptou, who wa> Ihe daugh- ter of Robert Maclaren, of St. Catb- eilnes, Ont., died at Ixmdou, Kng., llempted to.' shift tbe'bUme for the world conflict to .tha of ormer Imperial ChaneeplOT Belhmann- Hollwec and Ootlieb von Jagow, for- mer mlnttter ot foreign affairs. t t t STATEMENT OF Hit CHAUTAUQUA ExjMndKurti: Erecting Tent 33.00 24.75 3.00 80.00 51.15 39.00 18.00 SBjvemment has already announced ttat IMCI will be made to soldiers tak- feg up land, bnt ttw writer believes m the case ot a' ntnfned soldier an improved increased. idea, eijreasfrJ by'tils Lata- Mdie man is not new. In .Ontario _ the past few years there kju been a very noticeable movement the land, the press urg- jw both the Dominion and provincial eV' of 1the''.O've'rsea3' iiqmj nlori s as ex- itie cpnsult'a- lionsAhat will lake' 'place-between the Imperial and Colcvial Ministers.: But it is jast possible that ii may be found impracticable.to have any special rep- resentative of any of the Dominions at Ihe Peace Conference. If one Is re: cognized by the Imperial Government as "entitled (o suCii representation, the others must have.simllar, recognition: 31. a Canadian Is given a seat, room uuat- repnJaehitt- ives of AuBtralia, New Zealand, South .frica. and Newfoundland, tf Canada emment to consider loans to sol- desirons of 'taking 'op 'Improved jhit ttesa he iscreued from to double that figure. Certainly, in our opihiui, the govern- will make a grave mistake if it its Und settlement policy to lway licei, markets and the rail o! establilhed communv HlEht here in the LothbrkUe dis- trict there are thousands upon Ihous- ot. aero which should be made available to returned soidlan, who be induced lo settle upon these, present naproductlva, lands. The? to markets, farmers who are mak titf a ssecet ot and Ikat very >roximlfy would convince taking up lhat'they aoff whiskey near-Victoria Mines. A carload of baled hay arrived a'. Crane Hill and was beinff taken away in motor cars wtien the officers became suspicious, seized it and found worth of liquor. Filleen arrests were The eldest son of the Her. J. W. Holmes; the well known Methodist friends in Higl! :Rivcri Mrs.- J. Carringlpu spent two o: thrie days this week in Medicine Hal Dec. nave enlered the Xorweglan-'legatioi at Petrograd and removed, document iclonging to Switzerland, "wh'oEii in .creals are under the-jirotjction o according to a. Copenhage. dispatch lo The, Daily Tbe 'NoriveEia'n' minister" 'Hs's' pro- .eited in vain, and 'the newspapers o :hat country are" No way break off relations with th Soviet government. I CANADA AT THE fCACC COftrElteNCE. seem to be rwtactltc Canada's part In eavtac fmn Coaterence, a'ris- from tbe termi ot the iat ot a mission eClcial sirty that Is for Europe. Sone nut- ton ft oavsMTCIa) are iitaf original was thai of a Canadian namedvThorne, who dis- guised as a widow, and .with, a young French .officer posing as a son, at- tempted to net across. Iho frontier by train. At the station was directed towards the. who: was taken into custody. Meinv.-hll-, the was made the. Abject cf the attentions of an' inpresiEouabie ed as he likely wauled the money to 'man officer. Though tha makeup was he in sight i perfect in detail, yetJ. should say that 'the German Idea of. beauty must be entirely different from ours! Unfortunately for Tborne'3 he was 'spotted' by Oerjuan. officials, who had much difficulty.in convincing the widow's admirer that It not a lady bnt a prisoner of war. attempting escape. I have seen many SUCK at- tempts, all of them unsuccessful, though eome of the officers maniged Vice-Admiral William S. Sims, com- mander of American forces in Europe'since the United Stales went to war, has heen selected for promo- lion to tho rank ot admiral, when a vacancy In the list occurs next month through the rellrement of Admiral Austin JI. Knight, commandinj thn Asiatic Heel. jto get as far ;j Ihe frontier. rom Renter's .lalait >alch ot Interesting ngj, now released for yobljcatlon, con- tains a story ot how Dorer narrowly missed bolng blown oat Just prior to the last Belgian offensive. The har- bor was packed with war vessels of all descriptions, Including four moni- tors about to start out tor the Belriaa coast lo cooperate wllh the fenslvc. Snddenly sn explciioa ahook the lown and soon It was discovered lhat Ihe monitor Giatten was farlons'.y In the harbor. It was said that Admiral Keyes boarded the Olat- teo, and realizing the catastrophe that would result it the Olatten's ma- gailne exploded, ordered air raid sir- ens to be blown to clear the streets. Orders were also to srak the Olallen. The destroyer Broke ed In hilling her with torpedosn la that of th; Gltttrn wkick was away from fcer tnm Itnlt- her Mi .aving Dover. AT ONCE EARNS AND SAVES! W. V.NEWSON Deputy Provincial Treasurer Pkriiamnt Boildings Aiterta Be thrifty and products of your ttfflt where 'they teitt multiply and be secure. THE Government ot the Province ot Alberta iswie SAVINGS Certificates in amounts fnn upwards bearing Interest at 6% ptr anrmn. _ 5 '.Withdrawals may be made at any time .by torwari. Ing .Certificates, upon receipt of which, accrued Interest, will be sent by return mall. Twtvravt is compounded the 1st of January and m of July in each year. Send tor folder tally, explaining the-Savings or frrst Sayings' Certificates'for the amoirat wfll be .warded to.yoi the same day Ihe deiotit is ;