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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEFOUfT THE LETHBR1DGE DAJLi HERALD SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1920 and publishers THE UETHBRIOGE HERALD MINTING COMPANY, LIMITED IK Strtet South, Alberla A. BUCHANAN S'rMldent acd Managing Olrc'.'tof JOHS TOP.r.ANCB Business 1 The Spirit Of Encouragement KKnbtr -Alien Ihireau fcf Subscription rally, delivered. Dillj. bj- mail tar months.. Dally by mail, I months TVteMj. by msa vtar J 6J mail, ftr ytm- Its U.S... iM MONDAY'S PLEBISCITE AND ELECTION With the coming ot Sanaa; between, ihe electors ot the city will havo (he opportunity of weighing well the issues on ehlch they will have to vote on Moadaj-rneil. should pretty have digested the various problems, and In tie seriousness they se -.Vhese froblcms, 1.0 i I The electors would (Jo The question of encouragement has come up as a result of the comments that have been made in the poor interest shown 'citizens in the doings of, bur school children. Every individual cannot but know the value of encourage- ment, and the inspiration it gives to. those encouraged.- It is not an incentive whose application should be limited to the young.- We can all encourage one another in good works by showing our interest, and so furthering these. Encouragement is au abstract quality., .Many look- on it in a material sense, to be computed in dollars and cents.- In this aspect lies a grave danger, in that, in those who can tlie cell to dwell tg jig jf ;S looked 'on as-an'-sasv-way any obiigations felt. In this view they shuffle their respon- sibility off on otheis, and in many cases there can be seen a selfishness in so doing, in the attempt to get off as cheap- ly as possible. Money does not mean everything. It is not always the boon it is regarded to be. In very many cases the-Jdndlj word, the co-operative will, the sympathetic attitude, and the Jnterest taken mean a veiy great It often hap- ______ pensthat these, in what they tend to, ate far more valuable ot tie w ii than anything money can effect. To by iicfe vi i there be (01 an m is a veiy boulid view, i Going out of one's way to be helpful, making it our duty to be there when we that oui pi evnce will be appre- ciated, and with often the self-denial in the way pf loss of comfort 01 leisuie tnatthe act implies, rnake? foX.thq very best of -encouragement i v We' may apply the spint of encouragement W 'many things in life, in the way we estimate theii usefulness not ourselves but to othei-s. Encoiu agement freely given sSows a consideration for otheis.'- Thismeans a neighborly fluty in the sense of what we ow e our fellow- I fc r man. ,s I i We speak of tlie spirit of giving, but theie is the giving of time, the giving of wise counsel, the giving of) comfort, the rendering of kindness, in addition to the mere giving of money. Service should not be measined by mere mon- etary value. Honey has its uses, but it would be a mistake to believe that it performs all and every use The widow's mite, in the spirit it -was given, Vas worth more "than the rich men's offerings. The time which we can least spare, given to the encomagement'of alj gppd all the of the widow's miteT Encoiuage- menijs a valued asset, and they aie the hue benefactors -vvho-giye cuotcd Hojsrth to l.ori! Bc. that the people we are now responsible., put U-.'e. down to a fair as a'.busineu mau would .dp.: uruler clrcuiuBtancec. charge tie dif- the debt OUM are responaible fqr it tn ley case; and. then .upon ibis batte, pro- ceed to' build op oor national railway busin ess o t .Canada.' Crlticixu Freight ifortaut intimately bomd np iritt lite qvec- t on was the une ot freight ratos In his: judgment the recent increasa in rates wai a mistake aad he held the Bovomment open to criticism and cenonro lor not the rates immediately pending a tar tier hearing of the "These rates cannot con- tiuue'at the point they are now; they must be he said. "Other- wise tie -Jrasirnws ot the ciiiBtry will stagnate.' Emp! re .witt Canada's siaius in the hoie liU' evedal vpririltce busts jtiie expeue ol to: the tf w at jti t Canada when the} had tho chance empire Mr Crerar reviewed develop npuld da tlie same as had the people -.-meats of resent montha, and pro- t send ceeded _ o Ottawa a household of good citizens j "The new national policy Is definite whom they can trust and from whomjlv set against the. development of any he> will expect more advance andy more progress than in 100 years from m en oled to' win popular favor. Mr Drury closed Tiis stort address n praising the worfe of_Jl6n. ilr Cre-j j-ar and appealing lor "national unity and elimination of facuon and class prejudices. Deifies "Clsst" Charges Mr Crerar in opening paid tribute ;o the success in Ontat'O of Mr 'government, conrse .of of iaiperial power. The aesahat hind us and the .Mother Goaatry are intangible of love and affection and admiration for her. wnlch; sanity and by steadiriess-'.-in. judg- had vi history before oCiti corrupUBg IB luence on. nubile of the. country the ideal of free trade, tha.t International harrno'ny iand good' wil I have no difficulty la making a choice of my Ideal" laid Mr Crerar, m dis cussing Protection Principle Llowund 'The W the new oationa he continued, "believe the principle at protection )n our fis- cal policy la lusounfl, that and there throughout tbe counlrv I may.ionfe? leauwrarr local ''advant ages it a nnsuited to the developmeat of Canada-us a whole. We! believe, there, should lie n radical change in the fiscal polity, that instead of de Teloptng industries of an artificial character, we should seek to develop too great natural industries uf Canada, founded and based tipon tlie natural respurceji ol the Donnnion Of these tho greatest a agricultural and with it are oar tempering industries and the mining that Is Just m the commencement ot its development in thm country are our great potential sources of wealth and jt U hesa tist we should, seek to develop in even reasonable way "o that end we stand for' 'of nor possesied. CipadA pf> uced enough' wheat to a pop- latton ot 'fifty mllllom. 'To e sald.i vlhat ourSaim" ahontil be' to ulld up population, at horna by the evelopEtwt of usanulattrlmf Indus, rice that would caucnie amount o otoceed We> believe ttiit trade (ood ftr a (IT, Indeed, that it the very jlood of the and Dip easier the harriers-that are Interposed to our tradp with other the greater wUl Ibe prosperity ot Canada be Mr Crerar Eald It wag a that the Meighen govenajeEt's tariff policy would be bated upon the j of expediency rataer than vpcu> evidence adduced before this perem bulating govenunast tariff comrals fion" The system In tie past had not developed self-reliance in institutions The creation ot agricultural implements aL flour mill lied authority ot any kind between the Mother Country ajid the wdomOver- seas dominions will. 1 am convinced, in the end produce nothing but wfortm ate results tor, both Canada' Mother Cpantry.' It .is recognized that tne old ooncepUon of colonial ttatnG which existed eveh in .-.the .mindB. of Eonio Canadians and wme .-British men! thai nad'' MT to ISU is no more wit) the Vestiges of it that yet remain must )o. adjmted: Io. conception of place in the world It is the Business ot good Canadians to build Canadian national ANSWERS Ferro qf In'11 fi, h! Nova- Prom.ihe.nanie given by the ..Council of gncullurB to make a serious ef tori'to Organize a pool or more farmers for Ihe handling ol next year's crop, the decision of the local convention was to some purpose. Sup: port tor tha pool In Soulhern Alberta may "be expected to be very general as'a result of the convention's action An important resolution WES that calling.on the Provincial Government to provide, in the event the existing guarantee in not sufficient to sell tho boails, a full guarantee for. tbe bonds of the Lethbridge Northern. The reso- lution, passing wilhoul a dissenting will giro the provincial ties a very grfod indication of the way In which irrigation development is con- sidered in tho Lethbridge constituency which includes four provincial ridings. Political, questions.were very much In til? background tbe'conven- tion, but the 0110 resolution bearing on politics shower! tbat the farmers ol tlie district are ready enler the arena nl any tlrao tho call'for an elcc- arj I 2 3 tugueso the idolBtof of jilcbal In Africa 4 Ontario, nitb'a'populatibni ac' cording to tlie-last census, of as compared to o'S in Querioc The Tollahs, a remarkable Af. by goTenv meat denied claimprftat vocatss of.the new national party .were seeking class dominion declaring On tario was Ihe best answer to tho charge. -.Politics, must.'not be carried, out on, the lines of class, or sectional or racial or religions diyisiofiF 'It is a natural thing and a quite thing' sa.S Mr Crorsr 'that Both !agrlculture ana labor shah seek tosseiflr6 Its adequate sharp of nacre in parliament once a 9ian has being a parliament he has taken snon bj-tself the burden of the nation il.welfara. A mans fluty does lie the people, who elec' him, sul in 4 larger and I ventureUo pi'a mote complets sense i BIS besrto Ihe whole people of Canada I .Assistance to Soldiers Mr Crerar of the magnitude qf the Dominion s financial and that it vas impossible to pay a further gratuity to all our re- 11 rhu'sl never be ing mining and sawmill machinery in to Canada. Hits Protecttwi Argnmentc Mr. Crerar aaiiadvocatw of protec- tion used That it vras to talned country; up o Mr Cferar pointed to the cream sep- arator indnstry u one whtcfl had de- veloped In Canada wiihout protcc Uon, and 4sked why otter could aot io 'No rational continued, can be found lor detencinlujp the egree of protection Indoitry In requires, not by a perm anent tariff commission." Protection Stagnates Agriculture The western plain conld prodocs a billion trashors of -wheat Fas eazflr as WO ?nd the new national po icy should be framed to encourage n the widest possible -way the de relopraent of reeoorcet Markets abroad moist be "secured. Con- Jon o( agriculture. Our are set on tae goal ot .he elimination of protection as a principle in. our fiscal said Mr Crerar. MWe propose get to that goal b> stages that vHI make "it as easy possible to adiast themselves to it Daring Wa period revenues wfll; coree from tae tariff and reason why castoras duties canfot as Great Britain affords ladvstries at home created a home market for the produced in Can ada" The home market theorj was entirely -einloded, ne'smid, tbe price of praeticallj ererrthinE the Canadian farmer produced was fixed in the mar kets of the world "and the price he go for his produce in world al power at cost. portion of our revenue, and it DG the principle ol a eonnter-vailrng ex tax can be applied, tn tMx war (fl compelling the home .Tlanafacrurei' compelling tbe to oontri bste ,hte share to the.naUocal'treaf ury" MartufacUrers, might be assisted by goyernment-deweloped of the people of that they refused or noglecled to give a full and adequate care to those who had returned', "bruised and shattered and unable to :rriafcx> their trannajmlife ei1 fronl revenues to meet this rican race alfiused throughout Soudan IN PASSING FOR THE MAS Dr. II. Starr, -'veteran- physician, tlon may.go fortb. Tnera wns nothing j near ors keep In mind In Ihe sclec- :Uon of candidates. At