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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. DECEMBER 2. 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE LSI (mm nltrtiietlon!;^ Il I "i construi ;l>fq;;idoflhilEe 'progfam biyreconslruc-tioti.can bo outlined now, MrrWilson said,'but'as soon as the armistice wu sighed govej^nment control of budlneis WOUI4 bo roloased as far. bjB pqasible, IIo expres|01A' th^ hope that (Vcmgress . vould not object to confierrlng upoji the war trade board or � Mine otl^eV agency the right ot flxmic export priorities to issure shipment ol! food to starving people abroad. She new three-year naval building program was endorsed, because, the president said, It would be unwise to atfempt to adjust the American pro-griani to a future ^orld policy as yet undetermined, ' , Appeal For Womiin Suffrage laying tribute to the peoples con-dudtlng the war, he spoke particularly of" the work of the women and again appealed for woman .suffrage by federal amendment. * Declaring he had "no private thought or purpose," in going to Francie, but that he regardid it as his highest dutyi the president added: "It la now my duty to play my full part In making good what they (America's soldiers) offered their 'life's blopfl to obtain." Democratic representatives arose and applauded. President Wilson an: nourifced his intention of going In person to the peace conference. The president concluded after speaking 42 minute's and left the chamber amidst applause limited to the^Demo-cratic side. Interruptions of the address for' questions which had been threatened b^ some Republican members of the houise did not materialize. President's Speech The president said: , "Gentlemen of the Congress: "The. year that has elapsed since I laet ^tood before you to fulfill my con-Btl,tutional*duty to give congress from time to-tima information of the state of the union lias been so crowded with great events, great processes and great through in face of dangers of attack, the women-of their in^nt intelll--dangers which were alike strange , gence, qulckpning every task that they and Infinitely difficult to guard ag-! touched; their capacity for organlza-alnst. In all this movement only 758 | tidn and co-operation, which gave men were lost by enemy attacks-630 .of whom'were upon a-single English if transport whicb was. sunk near the V Orkney Islands. ' "I need not tell you, what lay back ,�f this great movement of m?n and material, It Is not invidious' to say that back of it lay a supporting, organization of the industries of the coun^ try and of all its productive activities more complete, more thorough In method and effective: in results, and more spirited than any other great belligerent had been able to'effecl. We^i their action discipline and enhanced the effectiveness of everything they attempted; their aptitude at tasks to Which they liad never before set their hands; their utter self-sacrifice allky in what they did and in what they gave. Their contrlljution to the great result is beyond appraisal. They haye added a ne-w lustre to the annals of American womanhood. The least tribute wo can pay thorn is to make them the equals of men in podltical rights as they have proved themselves their equals in every field of practical work nrnfirtn,! aronti^^^ Have entered, whether for them profittedgreatly,by t|ie,ekperlenco of|-^^,4^ j^^. j^^-. ^^^^^^^^ great days o� completed achievements the natlona which had' already been engaged for nearly three years In the exigent and exacting ^business, their every resource and every active pro-flcienty taxed to the utmost. We were the pupils. But we learned , quickly aha acted with a promptness anj read would be sadly marred were wo to omit that act of justice. "And now we are sure of the great triumph for which every sacrifice was made. It has come, come In its com- � 2i l-^"^",,^.------ iPleteness and with the piide and in- iness of co-operation that jflStify our apjration of these days of achleve-great pride that we were able to serve nient quick within us, wc turn to the the world with unparalleled energy tasks of peace again-a peace secure and quick acoompMshment. "I against the violence of Iri-esponslble Mettle of The Men | monarchies and ambitious military "But it Is not the physical scale and. coteries and made ready for a new executive efficiency of preparation, order, for new foundations of justice supply, equipment and dispatch that I and fair dealings. " would HOW BEAUTIFUL GIRLS LIVE AND LOVE. SEE THE BEAUTiFUULY BALANCED CONTlftAST BE;' tWEEN THE*^^^ SIMPERINGS SPINSTERS AND THE MID-' OLE CLA88^ MATRONS SMALL TOWN AND THE-; FAST BOHEMIAN SET OF . NEW YORK. , , -NOTE THE FACT THE STAR HAS TWO LEADING MEN, NOT ONE-NAMELY KENNETH HARLAN AND V EDWARD CfeCIL. DOI^'t MISS THIS GREAT VITAL DRAMA ALSO A SPLENDID L-KO COMEDY--�HER MOVIE MADNUsf EMPRESS->The City's Home of Attractbiis. or have been brought'^ut, will find no trouble, it is safff to stly, in finding place and employment. But there will be others who will be a,t.a loss where to gain a livelihood unless pains are taken to guide them and put them in the way of-work. There will be a largo floating residu^ of the labor which should not be left wholly to shift for itsel'?. It seeriistp me Important, therefore, that the developriienf of public works of every, sort should be promptly resumed, in order that opportunities should be,created for unskilled labor in particular and that plans shoi^ld be made for sucli olbvelopments of our uiiused lands and our natural resources as w^ have/hitherto lacked stimulation id undertake. 1 Reclamation 8*rvice "I particularly dii'ect your attention to the very practical plans which the secretary of the interior has develop ed in his annual report and before youi",committees for the reclamation of arid, E.wamp and cut-over lands which might, if. the' states are willing and able to co^jperate,. redeem more than some 300,000,000 adres of land for cultivation. The corigreie can ^at once direct thousands of" returning men Ho the reclamation of the^ arid lands, which' it has alteady undertaken If It will, but enlarge the plans alld the appropriations which it has Entrusted t9 the departniiBnt of the interior. "I have spoken of control v'lii had before the* flame of war S'Wept across them." The ijresident pointedout that many of iheir factories had^been razed to the ground and manyVftf -their best-workmen ' were 50c - 75c - $1.00 SEATS ON SALE AT BOX^OFFJCf^ ;t 40 234684 ;