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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DECEMBER THE LKTHnmnGK DAILf PAGE FI WilSJN ADDRESSES jfould be worked AftjmtmMlon I j No definite program of reconstruc tion ran bo outlined Wllion as noon as the nrmintloe WM signed government control of bufllnetB would bo rolonsiod as far an Jfo expressed the hope tMt would not object to conferring upou tho war trade board or othar agency tho right of flxlhfr export priorities to assure shipment of food to starving people The new threeyear naval billldlng program tho president It would be unwise to to adjust the American pro gram to future world policy as yet Appeal For Woman Suffrage laying tribute to the peoples con ducting the he spoke particularly of the work of the women and again appealed for woman by fed eral Declaring he had no private thought or in going to but that he regarded It as his highest the president added It is now my duty to play my full part in making good what they Am ericas soldiers offered their lifes bjood to Democratic representatives arose and President Wilson an nounced his intention of going in per son to tho peace The president concluded after speak ing 42 minutes and left the chamber amidst applause limited to theDemo cratic Interruptions of the ad dress for questions which had been threatened by some Republican mem bers of the house did not Presidents Speech The president said Gentlemen of the Congress The year that has elapsed since I last stood before you to fulfill my con Btltutionalduty to give congress from time totime information ot the state of tho union has been so crowded with great great processes and great results that I can not hope to give you an adequate picture ot its transitions or of the farreaching changes which have been wrought in the life our nation and of tho You have yourselves witnessed the things as I It is too soon to assess them mid any who stand in the midst of them and are part of them are less qualified than men of another genera tion will be to say what they mean or even what they have But some great outstanding facts are un mistakable and constitute in a sense part ot the public business with which it is our duty to To stale them is to set tho stage for the legislative nnd executive action which must grow out of them and which we have yet tft and Big MovementTroops A year ago we had sent men Since then we have sent of each tile number in fact rising in May last to in une to in July to and continuing to reach similar figures In August and August and in September No such movement of troops ever took place before across miles of followed by adequate equip inent and supplies and carried safely HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR The Hudsons Bay is giving away a Victory Bond for thenearest through in faco of dangers of attack which worn allkn and infinitely difficult to guard ng In nil this movement only 758 i men wore lost by enemy whomwere upon a single English transport whkb was sunk near the Orkney I need not tell you what lny back of thin great movement of men and It Is not Invidious to nay that back of It lay a supporting organ ization of the Industries ot the coun try and ot all its activities morn more thorough In method and effective In and more spirited than any other great bel ligerent had been able to We profltted greatly by the experience of the nations which had already been en gaged for nearly three years in the exigent and eiftctlng their every resource and every active pro flclenty to the We were the But we learned quickly and acted with a promptness and read iness of cooperation that jffKTify our groat pride that we were able to nerve the world with unparalleled energy and quick Mettle of The Men But it IK not the physical scale executive efficiency of equipment and dispatch I would dwell but the quality of the officers and men we gent over and of the who kept the and the spirit of the nation that stood behind No Bohliers or ever proved themselves more quickly ready for the tent of bat tle or acquitted themselves with more splendid courage and achievement when put to the Those ot us who played some part In directing thn great process by which the war was pushed Irresistibly forward to the final triumph may now forget all that and delight our thoughts with the story of what our men Their officers understood the grim and exacting task they had undertak en nnd performed with ef ficiency and unhesitating courage tlmt touch the story of convoy and battle with imperishable distinction at every whether the enterprises were great or their Pershing and down to the youn gest lieutenant and their men were worthy of men as hardly need to be commanded and go to their terrible adventure blithely and with the quick intelligence of those who knew Just what it was they would I am proud to be the ftl tlow countryman of men of such stuff and Those of us who stayed at home did our duty tho war could not have won or the gallant men who fought it given their opportunity to win it otherwise but for many a long day we shall think ourselves accur sed we were not there and hold our manhoods cheap while any speaks that with those at Mihiel or Memory those days of triumphant buttle will go with those fortunate men to their graves and each will have his favorite Old men forget yet all shall be for but hell remember with advant age what feats he did that furned the Tide What we all thank God for with deepest gratitude la that oar men went in force into the line of battle just at the critical moment when the whole fate of the world seemed to hang in the balance and they threw their whole strength into the ranks of freedom in time to turn the whole tide and sweep off the fateful turn it once tor so that thenceforth it was back for their en always never again for After that it was only a scant four months the commanders of the central powers knew them selves beaten and now their very em pires are in And through out how fine the spirit of the nation WAS what unity of what untiring zeal What aim of pur pose ran through all its splendid dis play of its untiring accom plishment And what shall we say oE lie womenof thnir Instant Intelll quickening tnsk that they touched their capacity for organlzai Ion and which gave their notion discipline and enhanced the effectvctieKH of everything theyj attempted their aptitude nt tasks to Which they had never before snt their hands their utter Meltsacrifice alike In whnt they did and In what they Thflr contribution to thn great result Is beyond TMny havu added new lustre to the annals of Amnrlcan Thn least trib ute wn can pay them is to nmkn them tho equals of men in pnrtltlcnl rights an they have proved themselves tholr equals In every field practical work they have whether for them selves or for their These diiyn of completed achievements would be sadly marred were wo to omit tet of And now we sure of the great triumph for which every sacrifice was It ban come in Its com pleteness and with tho and in spiration of these days of achieve ment quick within we turn to tho tasks of ponce peace secure I the violence of Irresponsible monarchies and ainhitioiis military coteries and made ready for a new for new foundations of justice and fair Wo are to give order airl organization to Ibis not only for for the other peo ples of the world as no far as they will suffer to serve It Is international justice that wo domestic safety thoughts have dwelt of late upon j upon upon thu Neur and Far little of the acts of peace and accommodation that await with the rest of the world is It ot capital importance that should clear away all grounds of misunder standing with our immediate neigh bors and give proof of the friendships really Colombian Treaty I hope that the members tho senate will me to speak onej more of the unratlfled treaty of friend ship and adjustment with the republic of I very earnestly urgo upon them an early and favorable ac tion upon that vital I believe that they will with the stage of affairs is now set for such action us will be not only but generous and In the spirit of the new age upon which we have happily Domestic Affairs I So far as our domestic affairs are the problem of our return to peace is a problem of economic and industrial That prob lem is less serious for us than it may turn out to be for the nations which have suffered the disarrangement and the losses of the longer than Our do not wait to be coached and They know their own are quick and resource ful at every definite in purpose and self reliant in i While war lasted we up many agencies by which to direct the industries of the country in the ser vices it was necessary for them to by which to make sure of an abundant supply of the materials need by which to check undertakings that could for the time be dispensed with anrt stimulate those that were most serviceable in by which to for the purchasing departments of the government a certain control over the prices of essential articles and by which to restrain trade with alien make the most of tho available shipping and systematize financial both public and so that there would be no unnecessary conflict or in to put every materially energy of the country in harness to draw the common load and to make of us one train In the ac complishment of a great Big Plants Released But the moment we knew the armis tice to have been signed took the harness Raw materials upon which the government had kept its hand for fear there should not be enough for the industries that supplied the arm South Press via Reuters Is officially announced that von Lettow the offi cer commanding the German troops who were diven out of German Southeast has sur rendered with 30 125 other 13 native VOO male and female The Germans will be sent back to BATTLECASiTIES NEARLY ALL IN battle casualties in the Canadian expedi tionary force uro practically all At the records office this morning it wan stated though now and then a fighting delayed for some reason in trails came lie number nt sucli cases was very Of Of this dons not mean that there are no more casualties to be There are still many cases i In hospital whirh will have to be j recorded when the final outcome of the soldMers is ENTRY INTO PRESS HOLLAND T KA F S DAMAGE DONE TO BELGIUM cent ral Industrial committee of Bel gium after an Investigation estim ates that Belgiums damage through German military occu pation nnd seizures of Vnachinery and raw material at Clifford of Klfj and brilliant student wns killed R Fred erick by the Reuters correspondent said that the Brit ish war cabinet including the col onial representatives have unani mously decided to press Holland to extradite the German WHEN CONSTIPATED Mother If Tongue is Clean Little Liver and j Hrilish Wireless Albert and the Belgian royal family made their official entry into Liege Saturday at tho head of the troops which con ducted the heroic defence of town in says a Belgian official The king and queen and the defender of were cheered enthusiastically by the Almost at the same the state ment a Belgian cavalry brigade entered Aix la at the request of German KIRKBYS have permission to make Cakes Wo have a permit from the Food Board to use sugar for filling or iciug cakes and are able to CHRISTMAS SCOTCH SHORT BREAD AND f t Please UB have your order cakes will be up to our regular high KIRKBYS HOME MADE LUNCH DINING ROOM Canada Food Board License Numbers 1015908 C06 THIRD PHONE 1627 Ian Baptist minister of died ot ies have been released and put into the general Great indust rial plants whose whole output and machinery had been taken over for tlie uses of the government have been set free to return to the uses to which they were put to before the It has not been possible to remove so readily or so quickly the control of foodstuffs and of shipping because the world has still to be fed from our granaries and the ships are still need ed send supplies to our men over seas and to bring the men back as fast as the disturbed conditions on the other the water permit but even theser restraints are being relaxed as much as possible and more and as the weeks go It is surprising how fast the process of return to a pedce footing has moved in the three weeks since the fighting It promises to outrun any inquiry that may be instituted and any aid that may be It will not be easy to direct it any better than it will direct The ordinary and natural progress of private Initiative will provide immediate employment for all the men of our returning Those who are of trained those Avho are skilled those Who have acquired familiarity with es tablished those who are ready and willing to go to the all those whose aptitudes are known or have been brought will find no it is safe to in finding1 place and But there will i be others who will be at a loss where to gain a livelihood unless pains are taken to guide them and put them in the way of There will be a large floating residue of the labor which should not be left wholly to shift for It seems to me there that the development of public works of every sort should be prompt ly in order that opportun ities should be created for unskilled labor in particular and that plans should be made for such developments of our unused lands and our natural resources as we lacked stimulation to Reclamation Service I particularly direct your attention to the very practical plans which the secretary of the interior has develop ed in his annual report and before your for the reclamation of swamp and cutover lands which if the states are willing and able to redeem more than some acres of land for The congress can at once direct thousands of returning men to the reclamation of arid which it has already uiidertaken if it will but enlarge the plans arid the ex propriations which it has entrusted tp the department of I have spoken of control which must yet for perhaps for a long be exercised over shipping because of the priority of service to which our forcea overseas are entitled and which should also be accorded the shipments which are to save recently liberated peoples from alarvation and many devastated regions from per manent May Fnot gay a special word about the needs of Belgium and northern No gums of money paid by way of indemnities will serve of themselves to save from hopeless disadvantage for years to Some thing more must be done than merely find the If they had money and raw materials in abundance tomorrow they uould not reenter their place in industrial world very important place they had before flame of war swept across The president pointed out that many of their factories had been razed to the ground and manytit their best workmen were dead and then the president expressed the hope that if it had become would grant to the war board or agency the power to If your little ones tongue in is Ktiru sign thn liver and bowels need a thorough cleansing nt When your child is doesnt or net naturally If breath is stomach system fulf ot throat or if give a teaspoonftil of California Syrup of and in a few hours all tho constipated sour bile and undigested food will gently move out of the and you have a well playful child i Sick children neednt bn coaxed to take this harmless fruit Millions of mothers keep it handy be cause they know its action on the liver and prompt and They also know a little given today saves sick child i Ask your druggist for a bottle of California Syrup of which contains directions for children of all ages and for grownups plainly on tbe Beware of count erfeits sold Get the genuine made by California Fig Syrup I COLONIAL TONIGHT THE COLONIAL PLAYERS IN VAUDEVILLE ENTIRE CHANGE OF BILL AND EXTRA SPECIAL PHOTOPLAYS CECILLE ELLIOTT AND In the Intensely Dramatic Sketch FATE BUD SCHAFFER Black Ficc Comedian AL BORDE The Nifty Boy JESSIE GAY The Girl with the Golden Voice SIR JOHNSTON FORBESROBERTSON Supported by the greatest all KngllHh all star ever assem bled for stage or in MASKS AND FACES Kendos Celebrated Triangle 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