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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SA TTTimAY DECEMBER 191K DAILY PAGE SEVEN The Returning Soldier By QADMY or otlior tho and colonels whom interviewed overseas do View tlio returning soldier wltti tlio name nlnrm aflltatfltl editors and scheming politicians at hoy would say to me substantially this Befnro thn war absorbed normally four hundred thnmniul Immigrants u year who had no jobs and didnt know where to Wo did II with comparatively little Why then nlinuld wo fool disturbed about reabsorbliiK say three hundred thousand of our own citizens who nio familiar with the country and know jusl where they fit In As it matter of fact the a Hliade better than this estimate of throe hundred Tho offi dill flguros showthat there are two hundred and eightysix thousand Can adlun soldiers bo of whom one hundred and fte thousand are willing to goon the fifty thousand know wherife old or arc waiting for and one hun dred and thirtyone Uiommnrt are un certain hi to their Subtract ing the fiftyBile thotmand from the figures in hand anil the known fact that we sent four hundred and eiRhtoen thotmand man we arrive nt the cohcltiilon that we re Hbnorbed aome thousand during the course of the war and of are not to be considered as a new complication a the labor prob This seventysix thousand conalils of wounded who have already been provided with pensions according to their disability and Jrtbi according to their and as they did not get any Farmers ew of take a vacation or visit new and consequently are wearing selves out and You Will Make x Money by taking A Vacation Wintv in the Pacific British Washington and amongst its ever green its magnificent on its golf its splendid motor In V Mild thermometer rarely freezing and where the low altitude mountain and sea breezes restorethe nerve force and increase WMt TDurivt oftof of th than Bhglftnd Vwauso a inert cal board over there refused to let theni go to the war although a merti car board ovor here had no to letting them so on the pay As one might most of thn grouch ing ban come from the crocks who value their services to fnnnda In in verse proportion to the blood they not allowed to They hnvo boon reabRovhfid in one wny or an In many cases Jobs bnve been made for If Home of them have no John now has been for lack of work We can wrlto that account off with the reflection the returned soldier who didnt In while the war wan on fit In any better now that I he war in There will always be a certain number who wont want to work all on the principle that they did their or went through tho and Canada owes them a Mift living ever Considering half million men whom Canndii had In arms these slackers of poaeo are a very small percentage The immediate problem is the onn hundred and thirtyone thousand job less real righting who will coming bark to Canada in the twelve them will be strong and well and will strong mens of parUnlly be only eighty per anrf will jobs to Strong and weak they as willing the first claim on such suit able jobs as the renewed activities of peace may A small percent age of born will want to lift anything heavier than a pay envelope for the remainder or their natural ff We could not digest these fellows before the we cannot do it There will bn honest pay for honest work for every body that wants We I cut fig ure of one hundred and thirtyone thousand by twentyfive My guess is that there will always be a goodly number of Canadians who will I not want to come back to Canada so long as there Is soldiering In Soldiering is their H suits their adventurous They like the the open the jour neylngs in strange the tumult of the the throb of the things that go to make a sol diers As long their business Is good thewill follow it name It goes by will Canadian twintvrivc Xot till tlirn n t thf I m mnnicn1 n ny a Cart among other Constipation Cured in His 78th Year With out Drugs Did you ever know any person who was permanently cured of Constlpa tion by taking drugs of any kind Drnga leem to assist Nature at tho but as tlnie goes on larger doses are necessary until the trouble be comes Internal Bathing is the only real cure for It keeps the1 Coloaor Lower Intestine free from allj Soon the system per forms Its regular functions Mid there is no further of Conger Lumber Parry have been troubled with Constipation for the last 35 or and could not pass one day without taking I have usgd the since getting It 21 days won derful Will recommend any person to use of New invented and perfected the Cascade for internal which it today the only efficient myans of accomplishing the desired Tyrrell has published an interesting book on Internal called Why Man of Today is Only 50 per which can be had tree for I the asking at the Red Cross Drug Book They will also be pleased to show and explain the Cascade to thousand Strong windi v ill stay with UK war In HVII tml and i with Tli In spirit ruiiH fniii noinln down i t It pervade all t shfiilil nay that u Mmiianl atleast will follow of Klory until the oah In a Inil InR a nulot i msdfl nftfe for they be humdrum ways my pocket at H written from i adinn geiwral who 1 View iilann that tills perfectly flue war is drawInK lo a Ill net my tmt Canada doennt that so lonp MM them Is a gun to 0iooi laJsn autocracy Also I have In niind IlirffyruiiiK gamecocks that I m In a london hoa nltHl The a iwnnyJ one years i otion won on the field In with his sixth was a wound and he to boback at the frmit in tw but being ft connolsenr in hn complnlned thai tlio doctor cut himup and WHS letting i thn blamed thing henl He had been in tlio war four i having stepped into it out of science course MrHll at HIP aBe of and rrnwn up with I What will you lo ynu RO back to Canada T Hlanid if know This war imy hope it never If dollars to doughnuts the lieutenant won t yearn for Canada so IOIIK as s in The second ginnn n I three wound stripes on the sleovo of his tunic which IHIHR from Hie bedi had reached the mature w of He reckoned he be back in tho in say a The hadnt any real harm to his although it might leave him with a limp for a little to interfere with his He had been n country school teacher in Nova Scotia before the the thing he sighed to go back to was school No this war Is good onough for If I had my way it would go on for The third of the nel his second a Twentythree years of ho had had command of a thousand men and had led them into He ex pressed his intentions of taking up the college course which the war had broken but like to think going back to school Itll be a long he before T get far enough along in business to have authority over a thousand The lieutenant and the captain re present one youth of parts whom war has spoiled to some extent for peaceful The ma jor represents another Cnrrftl worn by ufll drtssrA young mtn in alt TMt jwrroufcede in tan or patent to Service at a Fair Price THE style illustrated above is one that is largelypreferred by Canadian business young It has the medium long vamp and somewhat pointed toe which gives the foot a slim and dressy being extreme in Those who like this type of shoe will find it thoroughly satisfactory in fitting qualities and a comfortable easy shoe to walk This style can be obtained ia several grades of black and The price to the present leather isextremely Next spring a shoe of the same wearing qualities will cost from ten to twenty per cent It would cost more now except for the fact that the resources of this company enable us to cover our needs well in WarTime Selections offer special Strvtee Value for Women and Ask your dealer for AMES HOLDEN McCREADY I LtMITM Shoemakers to the Nation JOHN MONTKfAL TOMOltTO When you buy lookfo KDMONTON TANCOUTM Trademark on every tola But there is no Bolshevism in Canada where over a million people have in vested in Victory and there is voung man Whom war had handed a 11O Bolshevism in the returned sol bigger job than will give him who is only too glad to be back foryears to majors prob again in Gods lemis the more Peace may not offer him the conspicuous opportunities but in the long the force Of character which made him TWO CLASSES BONOS AVAILABLE classes of 1918 Victory Bondsjire now available to subscribers who paid are Registered coupon bonds and bearer The two classes have been for warded to the banks where subscrib ers may obtain Fully registered on which dividend is payable by will be available to subscribers 1 W But letfe in Gkasdj Hilary OUR elp Neyer So Sorely Needed Our troops find the Belgian population gaunt with hunger and Buffering terribly for lack of clothes and Tensof thousands of homes have been blasted away Peace to them means a cessation of the frightful brutality of the German soldiers but more thaq it means that they are within our and that their grateful can see that they are provided with food and shelter for the many months that must elapse before they can start t L Fix firmly ih your mind that Peace does not mean immediate happiness and prosperity to who first stood in the and by so doing made this victonous peace Help Help Liberally Help Quickly Make cheques payable and sand contributions to KINGALBERT or fin TRAGEDIES IN EACH VILLAGE miESRESCUE Fund Ww Act to your Local or to BELGIAN RELIEF COMMITTEE 6e The or to 59 126 the leader of a thousand men at tho age of ia bound to win a big place in the affairs of If my calculations are right the re turned soldier problem stands this thousand already ah one hundred and fifty five thousand with jobs in eighty seven thousand gathered recently un der the Military Service Act to be dis banded before their peaceful occupa tions have been seriously and one hundred and six thousand who will to look round for something to Of the one hundred and six thousand perhaps six thousand will go back to college leaving one hundred thousand to be mopped up by the various industries ot their home Of the munitioneers employed in onefourth are women who will go back to womens skilled labor will go back to the skilled job it held before war wages tempted it and unskilled or partially skill ed lauor will return to the the and tho casual occupations which it came We have it on Sir Joseph Flavelles authority that the number of men directly affected will be one hundred and Jen Thus tho whole unem ployment problem is one hundred thou sand soldiers and one hundred and ten thousand unskilled er two hundred and ten thousand jobs In fact il is no labor problem all for a country of Canadas en terprise and natural As ast as munition Work them go other work sponges the hundred and en thousand up and makes no dlffi iulfy of sponging the other hundred hotisand up who may be expected rom n the country clamprlng for with every enterprise of public or pri vate Improvement waiting to go with tho nmrkots of the world starv ing for the wares of there can no labor problem in Canada so long as men are willing to work for reason able Tho roturning soldier has often said to mo that Canada would look good to him after the battletortured land scape of France and llo sighs for iiuiet blessings like groin trees and smiling ho will he surprised to find thevotehunters pic turing him as a potential Bolshevik who may shoot the country up If tho Government doesnt hand over the peoples money to rich manufacturers in order to pay him bigger wages than lie What ho wants is a fair days pay for a fair days a sop M the Bolshevism which he does not Thero no Bolshevism in Canada except in certain newspaper offices where they knock this straw man down in ordor lo set a loader of the people Bolshevism there may bo iu which is closp to tho contagion in Bolshevism thure may be in Russia or in Germany where the pendnhtrtr swings as far toward anarchy as it once did toward Bolshevism ifhere is in 4uy country iu for for What is a WASSAYINGS STAMP I It is a stamp for which the Dominion of Canada will pay you on January A DOLLARS It enables you t to lend small savings to the Government at a rate of interest which accumulates 20 cents a year on each A WarSavings Stamp costs you if purchased in or and the price increases one cent each month after Canadas Pledge for FIVE DOLLARS Every woman and child in Canada should Stamps all the money that he or she can saveby STRICT With you can build a borfd at your own taking advantage of the unexcelled security and the high You are not tied down to making payments at stated though it is desirable to purchase as regularly and as often as you Should you at any time need you can cash your at the Post Office for the indicated surrender amount you paid with fair By placing your on the Certificate and registering you are protected against loss by theft or other Your registered Certificate is of no value to anyone but As an aid to the purchase of you can buy THRIFT Stamps of the value of 25 16 of which may be exchanged for one are on sale at MoneyOrJer Pott and other places displaying the sign shown at the top of this LOOK FOR THE ;