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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TIIK i.KTimmnnK O.MLY Tl'KSDAY, DKCEMI1KH I, 1917 tetbbribje HlbcrU DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HEHALO PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbrldj! W. A. Buchanan President and Margins Director John TorniECj Business Manas" TELEPHONES Iluslr.eis Ortioe editorial Oillcs Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, r-er w Daily. nellTCreJ. r o-Uu around Pi'schendsele. tar which so! ir.uch praise has beou upon; aim by government A. few-days previous he had uiadoj a Utter yiack on the Canadian com- nsnder !n s speech at lieJ Doer. Stewart Lyou o( lhe Toronto Globe. vvia has recently returned tram the i fighting lice where he was as Ca-'' nsdleu corrc-sfoqjent, answered Oli- ver's slurs thus: There Is not a sinjla accurate state- meut in this extract, eicsi't that In which Mr. Oliver says "General Currle is a Canadian who has achieved-'some distinction at the front." That Is sbso- ilutcly true. General Currle has never te.-a the military correspondent ot the Ilordeii Gcvernmsnt or any other Gov- ernment In Britain or Oanda. He was to the command ot the Canadian Corps because the responsi- ble military authorities Insisted on It. The rank and honprs won by him were conferred on .the recommendation ol PICKED UP IN THE CommandeMn-chlel, and the Ca- Governirent had nothing to do Ill luulcaled today that Albert lias reached Us alloUutat ol one million dollars lot the Yic.wy Sergl. T. V- SparllnE. eon-ot llev. Loan. Join Shaw cs-JI.I'.P, and ei-M.v of Toronto. Is dead. Sparling. Ottawa, was killed i In acttcu. totally destroyed toe court house and lour residences at St. Amies DPS Monts. Que. Major G. J. Dawton has been ap- pointed by tho Dominion (Jovernmem .Military Presiding Oillcer for Altfcria In thg forthcoming elections- Wallace Dawaon. collector ol pro- vincial revenue, died- suddenly last night at Montreal, for many years 'Qrt i Iho deceased was connected -with, the Montreal Hold artillery. Dales ot eipir.v subscriptions near dally on address hbel. am-'tr oi papers: nfior enilratitn i our authority 10 continue scriptioc. 1IV i t'lci, and his" call lor the adequate re- Inlorcement of the Canadian troops In i Duncan Kerr .was tod-y tcnteucel lu Vancouver po'lro courl U! years' Imprisonment (or relusins rcsister under Iho Military Service Act. __ The niordan i'uln and Paper' Co.. and the IjurcutlJc ciuiii'W, two ot the largest p.-iper In Can-, nda, each filed'i'.pL'.icJiiin tor COU ol the Victory X During licv. Mr. SyKn" denoimce- lUClit ul the rio'.ors In tlie Met'.iodlst Mrs. U. Killer, M-IK ot ilie Lsurler candi- date there, n member of the church choir, nrosj and lell the church. j Anticipating the Christmas Gift Spirit, also your plans for the winter evenings, we have loaded our display cases and to pvevflowinfl .with the choicest of small musical instruments, each one. personally selected each one reliable and look them over There's fad Ei'trything to "cliecr up" your "music corner or lo safcsfy your desire for Come in- i i _. the most complete stock in- the city. Dalnioral Olock show that Yan- to tho contained no reference lo parly Harry Dowden ot Moose Jnw. 1ms re one .n'.ive ol the ci.y's Victory one .n. of Corps Com-! population purchasing cctved word thlt Ills (Oiliiwa Joumnl-Ptess) A "labor leader" has nppearcd iii Canndn In the person of Walter Hollo, a" Hamilton mun nominated by "th.a the DalshertSi. I-cnlM's is haTing no easy Umo Under Ihe new code 01 CaMn nnd hivo reported for service. Law which comes partly into effect Fifth St. S., Lethbridge DECIDE IT RIGH women of Lethbridge are show- Ing by their interest In this campaign power that hss been pa', in their hands. Though ot thai Canadians on the ground won, were'very great. Captured documents were identified In the line during the progress of the operations, were not few may realize 11, it Is a lacl never- u-uhdrawn until each had sullered be- Ibelesi'that tho voles o[ the enfran-! twsen four End live hundred casual- chlsed women be factor in Ibe election. The Uvere not lets lhan'lhrlce aa ft the Canadian. Hill 10 was a triumph relatives of 400J000 Cansdlao soldiers j [or Had Gen. Carrie's Corps ue enfranchised in this election. The; remained In the Lens IJie city r of voles they will bavc Is vari- ously-estimated between and] Probably. will touch lie mirk. In the last Dominion elec- i.SSJ.OOO votes were cast- If the women of Canada, cast in. this 'election'U Isfiasy enough to.sesjhat they have one-third of the total, which means the-balance of Will Uie women vote? That Is the real unlmown Quantity In the problem. It they do the result will noj. be In doubt the Union government sill be sustained. The chief duly of Un-( lonlsl" speakers during, the neil'two weeks should be to arouse the women relatives of the men at the front. They must b? convinced that nothing they do or can do in the way of sending food or clothing or little tokens of love to their men Is half as Important as the vote (hey can cast on December 17. By the Totea of the women of Can ada, in a greater degree even than by .Ilia Votes ot tb'e men who have broken wlUi their former party frlenda to cast their ballota for what they bo- Heia'lo be thp causo of human free- dom, will Ihe Issue be determined. There doesn't seem to be very-much doubt that the" women will cast their vdlca'on December lltji. Aa Mr Buchanan told an audience of'Lelh bridge women on Saturday, the; pbould not go lo the In fear ant because Ihcy have novel voted before, but with heads up ind proud thai the opportunity Is theirs to decide that their boys at tho front 'shall have the aid which must be IhBlrs In the winning of this war. The Issuo with the women relatives of the eoldieis Is the soldier boys themselves, and the result ot their decision will never lor a moment be In doubt. There women volera In the city alono. Those wllh the votes of itio women throughout ths> riding who have husbands or fathers or brothers or sons in the Irencaes government of India has craned rupee flnauco American purchase's of sup- crcnha within certain limits lu favor piles required In connection ivlth tho of tUc Federal Dank of New York tox QTEELTRA.W CsV--'- w would loni ere this, have been In the hands of our men, but wert need ed In thi it.Pauchendiele their valor anc tn'elr i -Gen. Currti neelta and tho Genii yidn'a coniptefe to Ihoie who by and comfort to: the-enemy.' It will lor. Canada's honor If Frank Oliver-Is. left at. home'until learna'that partlzanshlp par- Icular brend'he' is 'jusl'now indulging n will .not be tolerated bj. Canadians n wartime. Forty men at the 'Alberta Peniten- lary were made iprospecls for mlll- tary service when Ihey'wero >iven eia'mlnatlons by lhe mllltarj- board. Porly-twp were examined and lorty placed In Class 'A2, while trro were nlaced In Class all lit lor overseas service. Men who are jervinB life len- lence> wept when told that be considered lor military service. One ot Uiese has served eleven yean ol a llto sentence and still mill tary ige limit Flying Corps. Commissioner Good- was formerly n member ol parliament! lor Kobtenay, B. C.r .hna loaf two Eons In'.lhe war. The Itrst was Lieut. Arlbur'Goqdevo, killed by a shell at Courcelettte on September 17th, 1916.. ..n W.6 I CFrom Our b Commerce, Dec- 3.1 -We'ganda decide the hsne In fivor of the lULO HAVE CANADA EARN HUN CONTEMPT-' Hera Is a report of a apeech made )T TK.'F. Puffer o! Lacombe, opposl- lon candidate against Dr. Michael Clark In the Red Deer-constlluency. Lest It might'be construe'd that ihe report il garbled, to put Mr. Puffer In a bad light, we may-just mention that It Is a special report o! the speech se- cured by and appearing-te the other opfkisltlam newspaper In the weal, Lhe Edmonton Bulletin: .-Mr. Puffer waa loudly- appUuded wben he was presented, and made a brief and pointed apeech IB-regard 1C the new conscription act, and_ partlcn larly with reference to effect In many oases In drafting the lasl young man from the' farm: He old that he was opposed (o Its operation, and appealed for Alberta to be given a fair chance to raise food for the allies. It wai for food, he lald.'that Mr. had made such an urgent; and earnest appeal when he. was jpeaXInr. In Canada. Mr. Puffer bu branded himself as one of those who think Canada has no further than lo grow food for tho.allies and become prosperous al the expense of France, Britain aad the allies who, are fighting the good fight against.the Hun who has forced tho world lo adopt conscrlpllve methods to beat him. Uncle Sam followed the same conne for. nearly threeVyeaTa barn dance Wednesdsy, Dec.- '..Bib. Proceeds to Red CrOaS-lund. On Thursday evening, November 29, a public, meellng was' held In Opm- merce' achool hall lor ;the purpose of organizing Red Cross society In (his district A large 'number both from the town and country were .present, while several ol the Red Cross work- ers from Coalhural also attended for the purpose ol effecting an .organiza- tion. The meeting opened "wllh Mr. W. Rogers In the In- a lew luting words he explained, the" pur- pose of Iho meeting, ppjntini; ont.lhe great' need ot. more work being done tor our soldier boys Vt, the front. He ILen called-upoo several" of gen tlemen from Coalb'ursl lo" address, the meeting. Messrs. Sandlow, Tull, De Hart, McNelll and Dr. Rosa, were among Ihose who reaponded ftp cellent manner, polujing put tlie ad vantages of forming a branch "society here. "More work. will be. -accpm pllshed and more: money raised II a society is they said. In Commissioner X.'.S. Goodeve, ct-tho rhe now orEanlia- Domlnion Hallway Board, has been no- lion, if It Is Jan and Uficd that his son, Meal. Stewart M. not merely ts p. new parly atarl- Goodeve, was killed in action in'the.! ed-at a tjn-.e, when Ihe mainly, of Allied drive on Cimbral. He wss 'a, patriotic are uniting to of a sctuadron of the P.oyal parlyism for n wh lo; and ,1 Is 1 a new parly started with a plain cer- tainty ol injury to the cause of Can- ada and the IlrltiEh Empire In the war. "We dp not Imagine much of the Cadadian labor strength to be bfr hind- Mr. Hollo. We prefer to think that our Canadian unions are more of of the unions of Great Brit- ain Q'.id'lhe United. Slates, who show majority'of meh.ol common sense np.d'nntlonalprlde. What the Dritish labor unions have done needs no re- hearsal. The American unions show a.similar spirit. The convention'of the Federation of.Labor at- Buffalo last week furnished many evl-. deuces' of the patriotism of American working-men. "Kara neutral In this declared President Gom- pers. ''Pacifist as I have been all of my life, when I find that there 1s R band of murderers abroad, and 1 fail .to defcud my children, 1 am _u nlng. Mrs.'lliob'erti'on, Mrs. Rogers, Sir. Hogors, ?Ir. Weieindi A taken up In sup- port ol the Red Cross fund which ouiued to sum ot.S30.2o. y.ple ofPtivauWs tlien tendered to' the 'C'oa.lhurst gentlemen, 3r their-piceUent addresses.a'.id thp nterest they hail taken in tvjc work Mhe evening. A duct was j UL LUC m rrntjii December ath and they will leail 30u] labor )a A [0 tc o Is _ proof of this they referred to th work which was being done at Goal hurst before they were an organlzec ranch and the work which la'beta one now. An escellent jnuslcal progrsun ha een prepared 'by Commerce .talen nd the songs of 5Ir, Richards.'Mrs ones and Mr. Phillips and tie readln y Jlrs. Purdy thploughli enjoy- d by everybody'.- i Rev. Sir. Marsh of Coalhnnt was he neit speaker. He outlined .the work and duties of a branch and the urgent necn' of.'one balng every district- He said! "The Joys et the front arc Igbllng .'or o boys without the i becoming so prosperous that even the ol a dcubl.! Qennani relerred lo Americans wllh 11 is only necessary for the women to 1 confempl. 'But Ih's United Stales saw responslbliily in ordcffthe threat against humanity In time tb'af (hey may advantfces ol f, jpenoW her dollar! like wote and preparing millions'of her soni to lake their places In the battle line Are wa fa Canada, iTlef mating sach p- tplendld effort ff.r three years t assume role now and Instea that Is In (heir hands. OLIVER AND THE CANADIAN COMMANDER WoolCs attempt. lo ridicule by Mr as. served., by memher.s of i a ladies lon't forget tho Red Cross, dance Wednesday in J. Welgand's mon- Worlic-re ot America has just proclaimed thai he and his union "will stand slrongly Gor- crnirjent and those who arc loyal to II, until. Kalscrism Isywiped from (ho face 'of Lhe earth." In whe ter barn.- Ihls is; going lo bo Luc ran'd 'etc of the season, BO you can- ot afford to mlsa'lt. And besidc3 is in aid of our soldier boys. Juat ollow the cror.d on tthc cTenlog--o( n the right direction. floor Is xcellent. The room is well healed and well lighted. -N Tho ladles aid on Thurs- day afternoon of this week at the tome of Benson. Donations for Ihe "Grnb will ne thankfully received by tba man- agers of the dance on Wednesday.' Don't forget that Is lo >e drawn for that highL Remember .he numher ol your ticket and if you iiave not aa yet purchased one, do EO wilhoul delay. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Palterson were visitors to LelhbrldgG on Saturday. N. J. STOCKS WITH RABBITS Jersey, through Its fish and g'amfe commUalon, uurcliSsed -1500 rab bits from Ncy Mexico lor restocking purposes. mt, San Francisco, the Labor .Clarion declares that will wear their fingers off lo bring about the victory-of the United Stalea In'the ;reat struggle." Tho Pennsylvania" :6al" miners' organ. Tho Anthracite !-abor Xew's, says the President ie hacked up by "Every aori of toil Idling to the level of his very best to win the In no case yet'of any large labor body In tho United Stales has any representative voice or prom- inent member raised a, voice against the call of America's heat in the'vvar. H would be stransc If much of the Ilrltlah stock in our Canadian labor ranks, were loss patriotic. Of course Vo have u good deal of other slock. LOW FAR E5 Add To The PLEASURE Of Your HOUDAY TPJP By Choomg the Route Of SAFETY COURTESY ASK AGENT FOR SPECIALUTERATURE SUPPLIES FHOM INDIA Ixindon, Dec. Renter despatch' from Delhi dated Friday says that the eloj! f Uv: UYOS and freedom. They are giving up all In order .that we may he The people at homo are living In peace end lafety, enjoying the luxuries of. life. Is It he "IhKt we inould be content to go on as wa are.dofng! We should not only. do bar. bast, but our very best lowWi-tlie, support of our soldiers. Hundreds oMIves are eaverl liy meana of Craii. work- ers." Ho then went on to show the work which Is being done for prison- era In by of the soc- J iI pita like hU former leader, lion. Vj10wn aa i Frank D. Curvell for hate ,ne nterlnr lhe Union government Is bad m mero mong though, bnt Frank sneeri at onr on Ih Cinadi-s In Franco are LalUe ;.onl afld of whel ind have so eiispcratefl lhe Mr ,0 conlrarr not, jUtrlollc'peopIe of Edmonton lhat Hie lurd-iwearini; former member for. Ihe city bo .snowed under Jjecember ITth. The other day It VfZi announced .that Sir Arthur Cur- He, cttnmBnder of had takcd to bo relieved of his comnland te his. health was breaking after three Ilglilrng at Ihe front, hank Oliver contorted ,Sir Arthur flvrrlc'i. request, anil pleased himscll Sunny Squthern California you We understand hbor does not want to bo aisoclatcd wllh Iho old lime par- ties ,ahd partliins. It ritltte wIlllnB lo trare! In trie to be lety.. Ho pointed out jhe-case of n mother, whose son had. been captured by the enemy, but for> she i could not get Imprisoned. wtnl Ibe Red Cross fo.Hid to her. treat surprise. receiving parcels from She then said )ti her. "I am an old woman. 1 hive no inpn- cy, but It al any 1 of, any, help In the Red wort 1 five my all to Its In closing the mjaje a mot: Ion that 2 brancii -be pany Martli; Woolf, the Liberal partisan Jusl Why? Is labor'that IS supporting Mr. Pack eager (o quit the war by supporting Mr. .Woolfa dlilf: dally policy of a re- known as. com.' branch of the and District Bed Crosn trtllng the electors through tbe'fercnduia? Why., wasn't a referendum defeatist newspaper, lhe Ed- tabor; .people of the Arthur liad rldl.ig t6