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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta rite tETHBMDGE DAILY HERAtft DBCKMMft Cbc fetbbttfte 1xcatt Hltxru 1 DAILY ANOWIIKLY and klTNMIME HCAALD PRINT Ma LIMlTtO Mh tlrMt Lethbrldfe Fmldmt and Managing Director foil Torrmnce Business Manager TKLIPHONE8 Editorial OWee 1224 Subscription Rates per week per ay per year by per b7 per year to Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap toear dally on address Accept ance of papers after expiration date Is iur authority to continue sub SOLDIERS LAND At the meeting last Tuesday evening When Lethbridge appointed a committee to help solve the JUrobMtts of the returning a of tbe and among teem some of the soldiers already re protested that no land settle policy would succeed re Quired that the who wish to take Up land and make farming their should go away out to the ttasatteld lands 50 or 75 miles from a and the conveniences of civil there to carve out their far With this statement we entirely ft Tina Innrl if the government has land of the Canadian It Is not likely that any of these gentlemen will ever Ma the Inside of the Peace Con ference It might not tie a safe bet that even the Premier will be Most of tha gentlemen whole portraits are shown part of a trade mission whichthe1 Govern ment sre sending to It In assumed that there will be a large de mand In Europe for food and mater and that a trade mission will be able to secure a share of the business for The aim Is and the mission will have tbe best wishes of the Canadian But it has no thing In tile world to do with the Pence The Journal of Fieldings in a very perti nent article on this says It is not wiso for Canadians to ux pect too large n part In the work of the Peace Already the If not always Pre mier of is found complaining that the forms of the armistice were signed without having first been vfceed by The Overseas Canada have taken a large and Im portant part in the winning great They will increase rather than diminish that honor if they mani fest modesty in the4r demands for par ticipation in the of the terms of It the somewhat ag gressive spirit exhibited by Hughes the armistice is to mark the attitude of the Dominions generally there may be an unpleasant friction between the Dominions and the Moth er That Canada and the other Domin ions should be consulted respecting the conditions of peace is eminently Such consultation was prom ised by the British Government long and there need be iio doubt that the promise will be But 11 is not clear at present that Canada or any other Dominion is to havu a spe clal representative at the Peace Con We do not think that any thing of the kind was promised by tin imperial It will be veil for us all to hcmember while Canada has during the past couple of which It wants M oil In Its Infancy it has only to an that the boys mast take the laads and wait for tha convenl progress in her status there has really been no constitutional The let ter of the constitution remains unal The most that can be said Is that the laws governing tho relations between tha Mother Country and the Dominions are being administered In eays that his two boys at the a liberal with more ap ot fte coloBial to to A tetkbridge writing to the wot to take up farming on their but they want to farm in the jtethbridgw They do not to go into tha Paace River coun They if to pur Bhase improved farms in this district they will iw near their old tjome aad their old and where fJ0j they know farming The father wants to know why the govern Sisnt should not aid returned to take up improved giving them a He points out that lite chances of repayment are much an Improved farm is tak by the the price within Aad repayment itrenlfl be made much The jovemment has already announced ffcat loans will be made to soldiers tak ISg up but the writer believes ttat in the case of a returned soldier an improved farm the oan be The idea expressed by this Leth Mdge man is not In Ontario during the past few years there lias been a very noticeable movement atvay from tbe the press is urg tag both the Dominion and provincial jsjovernment to consider loans to sol djsrs desirous of taking up improved i and asking also that these leaas be increased from f to Double that 7 in our tbe govern will make a grave mistake if It VKtrlcts its land settlement policy to lands or abandoned farms far railway markets and the nveaiencea of established communi Right here in the di sjrtct there are thousands upon luous o acres which should be made to returned who isjkoujd be induced to settle upon lit present They SIN fllose to they are farmers who are mak lit ft succes ot their and JkSt WIT proximity would convince SWdlers taking up this land that they fjsre sot abandoned to work out owa amlTStlon hut had become wry rear part of tlm community would be Interested In seeing as can nave no place at the Peace nor can or New Zealand or South These are all import ant but they are not inde pendentnations they can have no standing in any international TheBritish as a has to be represented the Government If any Can a seatat the Peace Con it will not be as representa tive ot but as a representative of the British The Brit ish will doubtless desire to pay all to the wish of the Overseas Dominions as ex pressed ja the course of the consulta tions that will take place between the Imperial and Colonial But it is just possible that it may be found impracticable to have any special rep resentative of any of the Dominions at tbe Peace If one is re cognized by the Imperial Government as entitled to such the others must have similar If a Canadian is given a room must be found also for representa tives of New South Africa and If Canada is to claim admission for Its six Cab inet Ministers who are to be in Eng now over and two already other Dominions will naturally ask something like sim ilar Unless the Peace Conference to comprise a very large representation from each of the na tions participating there is every prob ability that Great Britain will not be to claim seats at the table for her Colonial Ministers as well as for the Imperial as a mat ter of will be the chief repre sentatives of His We shall not do well to count too much on the admission to the Conference of our six or any of So far as Canada 13 concerned no body needs be alarmed it it is not found convenient to give her repre sentatives seats at the Peace Confer Prank consultation between our Minister and the Imperial Ministers to be expected and we need not doubt that the Imperial Government will desire to show us all fair consid But if our views have to find expression the Peace Conference through Lloyd George or Bal there is no reason to fear that any interest of ours will While the Australian and South African col onies have special claims of their own to and therefore are very anxious in this Canada really hasno interest that is not common to tbe whole FLU DYING 00 ATFOREMOST Frnm Own epidemic seems to have spent Only two new rases were reported this week with all old cases recovered or almost The bans have been lift ed and things In general are getting back to normal Herron of Bow Island was a visitor In town last Miss Bessie and Grace left on Wednesday for Medicine where they Intend to reside for the Hlllls who has charge of the Lake of the WoodsMilling elevator at this point will remain for a short and Hlllls are what is commonly called Old timers In this having taken up land when the country was first opened As residents Of tho town they have taken very keen interest In all that pertained to the townfl in tellectually morally and In their removal tho town has lost one of its best Swanson paid a business trip to Lethbrldge during the Harper of Champion who baa been nursing her during a siege of the returned to her home an and en tertained a few friends on Tuesday evening last to bid farewell to Miss Bessie and Grace who left on Wednesday for Medicine White left on Wednesday to to join his family in Since the Dominion government has announced a policy of land settlement for soldiers enabling the provincial government to buy up unoccupied and unfilled land for such Would it not be a splendid Idea to approach the provincial government with a view to having all the unoccupied land be tween Foremost and Wrentham settled with such citiiens as the returned soldier will Donohoe Is In Leth gridge over the week end on Albertson hae lately been appointed by the Provincial Govern ment as issuer of marriage licenses for the Foremost He la now prepared to issue to any Wishing Albertson has also Jeen appointed registrar of Vital Statistics for this point Miss Kerr of Lethbridge returned on Wednesday to resume duties as teacher of the Remainder Joe Watson who has been con fined to his home for the past three weeks with the Is now out and around Three men were this week fined and costs each for theft ot parts of a Chevrolet car which had been stalled and left by tha Those In the habit and those who have the de sire to commit such should take warning that such pilfering will not be tolerated in this Flegg of Calgary and Miss Kerl of Cardston returned on Friday to take up their duties as teachers ot the Neighbor View schools on after the flu Asterof was a visitor in town over the Thompson living aeven miles north of town recently drilled for water and became one of the fortun ate farmers of the district in getting water at a Httle over 6QO feet and a flow of eight gallons to the Constable Henderson of the has been transferred to We regret the removal of Constable Henderson from our midst have found him very diligent and jealous in his work and a good Con stable Mooney will be stationed at this Neil Gillis spent the week with friends in High Carringtqu spent two or three days this week in Medicine Hat with A COMMISSION Oernaft eminent hu propoted to the entente nations that Central ooBaliifbn be established to examine the question M to who WM reipoftalble for the Kaleer IvMee revelations ehowlif that Emperor Wil liam of OeraMy la seeking to escape responsibility for the bringing OB of the war are contained In an article by George appearing In the Cologne recounting1 a con venation Whlcfc tbe writer had with the German emperor just before He In this Interview the emperor attempted to ehlft the blame for the world conflict to the of former Imperial Cnueejllor Bethmann Hollweg and Gotlleb von for mer minister of foreign t STATtMINT OF 1111 OHAUTAUQUA 160 Erecting Tent Taking down Tent Ushering to Reserved Section Advertising Herald Telegram City Sign Worka Street Cars Cartage McLean Rex Lumber and Hardware Stacey Lumber Co HlckSehl Co Telegrams and Telephones City of Leth Erection and Removal Tent and Seats and Taking Tlcketa 6 Brandow Balance in Bank Receipts Balance from last year 25 single ticket sales Single admission to reserved section Reserved seats have entered the Norwegian legation at Petrograd and documents belonging to whose in terests are under the protection of according to a Copenhagen dispatch to The Daily The Norwegian minister has pro tested in and the newspapers of that country are demanding that Nor way break off relations with the Soviet 9ANAPA AT THE Mess seem to be rMfectlie Canadas part in OSaUag arii from the terms of tbe of a mission sa official party that is for Borne mat ef oemmerclal business are being with the business of ce in a confusing TSJS ptar publishes tbe portraits I The Toronto Telegram has a nar toon with Father Neptune telling starving Germany to eat what it Quite isnt geatleme four Cab who nre described at tbe Peace Con With the possible exeeptlon Sir Ross of Ross rifle ia suing Canada for nineteen million He didnt start action until after the Victory Loan was subscrib ed as he likely wanted tho money to be in ViceAdmiral William com of American forces in Hoc to the rank of when a vacanor in the list occurs neit month through the retirement of Admiral Austin commanding the Aajatlc PRISONER OF WAR POSCD AS WIDOW Many ware the plans and adopted to aid in escaping from German prison said Rykert Mc in addressing the mem bers of tbe Royal Highlanders ReJ Cross yesterday but among the most original was that of a Canadian named who dis guised us a and with a young French officer posing as a at tempted to get across the frontier by At the station siupiclon was directed towardH tbe who was taken Into the widow was made the object of the attentions of an innresvlonable Ger man Though ths makeup was perfect in yet flay that the German idea female beauty be entirely different from ours Unfortunately for Thomes he was spotted by who had much difficulty in convincing the widows admirer that it was not a lady but a prisoner attempting to I have aeen many such at all of them though some of managed to get as far 5g tbe An explanation to the committee la necessary in regard to the delay of this The advertising bill including the papers and the sign works and the cars was larger than what was and the Chautau qua people contemplated contributing to this item necessitating a In the meantime the influenza epi demic so interfered with Fall Chautauquas that thoy had their talent on their hands without thus enduring heavy and in the face of that condition it was thought proper not to ask them to The statement ahows a balance in the bank under Lloyds control of This is applicable to the Red Patriotic or Sailors Relief and it subject to the Last year the proceeds of the Sunday meeting amounted to quite a large but which I have not the exact was paid the Red Cross All of which is respectfully COU VISCOUNT CORT WINS VICTORIA CROSS a Hit of seven awards of the Victoria Cross ia that given to Viscount whose ac tion during the attack of a Guards Di vision of the 27th of across the Canal Du Nord near Fles when in command of the first battalion of Grenadier la of ficially described as follows Under heavy artillery and machine gun fire he held his battalion with great skill and determination to the formingup ground where a severe fire from the Btlllery and machine guns was again Although he quickly grasped the situa directed a platoon to proceed down the sunken road to make a flank Ing and under a terrific fire went acress the open ground to obtain the assistance of a which he per sonally led and directed to the best possible While thus fear lessly exposing he was severe ly wounded by a Notwithstanding considerable loss of after lying on a stretcher for a he insisted on getting up and personally directing a further By his magnificent example a devo tion to duty and utter disregard of personal all rank were inspir ed to exert themaelvea to the and the attack resulted in the capture of more than 200 two bat teries of field guns and numerous ma chine Viscount Cort then proceeded to organize a defense of the captured pa sltlon until he Even he refused to leave the field until he had seen tbejuccess signal go up n the final DOVER NEARLY BLOWN TO ATOMS Canadian Praia despatch from Reuterg latest batch of interesting wartime happen now released for con tains a story of how Dover narrowly missed being blown out Juit prior to tbe last Belgian The har bor was packed with war vesseli of all including four moni tors about to start out for the Belgian coast to cooperate with the land of Suddenly an explosion ihook the town and soon It wai discovered that the monitor Glatten was furiously ablaze In the It was aald that Admiral Keyes boarded the Glat and realizing the catastrophe that would result if the Qlattenl ma gailne ordered air raid sir ens to be blown to clear the Orders were also to link tbe Tho destroyer Broke nueaeed ed in hitting her with three to ptdoei In that part of the Olatten which was away from her ttiui link j0I her and saving R ICKED UP IN SSING mvnr MAN of died from Amoa medical health officer of for ten years Reginald formerly man ager of Bank of Hamilton at Tru and later of WAS buried at Lady who was the daugh ter of Robert of Cath died at John for was among tho citizens of Tho to volunteer work service at the hospital there during the Influenza He was assigned to the furnace room as a night Patrick Matthew agent at Quebec for the Quebec Central rail Way and one of the best known rail road men In Quebec died after two weeks The report of the Quebec City health department on the recent epidemic of Spanish influenza places the number of cases at thirty thousand and the number of deaths at The city spent in organisation work to fight the A telegram signed by representa tives of employees of railroads oper ated out of received at di rectorgeneral McAdoos pledg ed the employees to give a month as part of the directorgener als salary to keep him from Ontario officers made a big seliure oi whiskey near Victoria A carload of baled hay arrived at Crane Hill and was being taken away in motor cars when the officers became seized it and found worth of Fifteen arrests were The eldest eon of the the well known Methodist minister who died in is Rapley an actor of who spent two seasons with William Col lier in Nothing But the and is now In New York with the same actor in the Nothing But George of the Walker proposes that the Toronto women who worked on the Victory Loan campaign ask Sir Thom as White for the commission on the bonds they and use the proceeds to establish a downtown hotel for There is a well defined rumor in that the Ford Motor company is planning to dispose of its j entire Highland Park plant to the Gen eral Motors interests and move the Ford motormaking business to River Rouge for operation in close connec tio with the new blast furnace pro George of New wrote so warm love letters to the pret ty wife of Reynolds that the lady kept them in the At least that was where Reynolds found them by accident while looking for a snack in wlfles Now he wants 000 and a divorce to Signs on every hand indicate that Torontos social lite is being Last weeks womans big luncheon at King Edward was a record and had quite a prewar Danc ing is being revived with a things have changed in this town this past said a girl in a big Toronto the first cus tomer I had the morning after the peace celebration a woman who wanted an evening of Knox Presbyterian receiv1 ed a telegram Jrom Ottawa saying that JBaurin ftiarlf THE HOME Or THE VICTMLA Come Direct to Us When hi Need of The particular record you may wast CM eectr cdjhere For years throughout oar Mrmtjr we have specialised Is Vicftrolas and Victor continually giving Vlotrola owners the Service feat and today we fully maintain that eavlftWe A Maaon It Rlsch THE HOME Of THE VICTROLA ia the beat place to buy your Wed like to hear these selection Record Country Fiddler at the and The Charles Taggart Record Bit of shine and Bach Stitch la TkotfBt of Henry Record Me Old Virglnny with male By Alma MASON RISCH LIMITED BALMORAL LETHBRIDOB his Sergeant Lome Winches who 1 was officially reported kill ed in action by a message received on is now reported a prisoner of war and wounded by gunshot in the right leg and Winches ter had previously receiver letter of condolence from a chaplain with his sons the of The minister of labor has received word to the effect that all British sub jects since tfie beginning of the have gone to Great Britain for employment on government and so far as worked will be given free con veyance The wives and chil dren of these men who went over and joined them in England or will alsobe brought back free oft Thie provliloa only to boya under of age and glrli under Claui of waa found guilty of haviftf falsely issued a certificate of mtBberthlp In the Mennonlte church to William In order that the tatter might eicape military end waa fin ed 1200 and amounttft to Gerard Kns and Bishop Tftwts of ef the New Jerusa lem church testified accused teleaged to their church which has relation with the dMrefc on hie admitted he WM a min ister of the New Jeruealm but contended that It waiSMrely one sect of about 16 to which Meaaonltes HOW MANY BEANS IN JAR The Hudsons Bay Is giving away a Victory Bond for the nearest For Tender Skins Ivory Soap is soothing and comforting to the tender Millions of mothers use Ivory for babys bath because of ks mildness and its freedom from materials which It can be used for for fine for washing dishes or with the complete assurance that it will not roughen or redden the IVORY SOAP Ufdt in Iht Procter A Cwmit PURE THRIFT AT ONCE EARNS AND SAVES NEWSON Deputy Provincial Parliament Buildings Alberta Be thrifty and tftt products of your thrift where they will mutttfty and be HE Government of the Province of Alberts MM SAVINGS Certificates in from upwards bearing Interest at 5 per Withdrawals may be made at any time toy fonrafd ing upon receipt of cheque fitli accrued will be sent by return Interest is compounded the 1st of January and Iqt of July in each Send for folder fully explaining tbe Bavlngs CerlR or better mail your first Sayings Certificates for tbe amount will be for warded to you the same the deposit ia ;