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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta YOU: MF, xr. i.KTHtmiLHiK. ALHl-lUTA. WEDNESDAY, DKCKMUKIl L. L. PACK SIDESTEPS THE ISSUE AT VETERANS' MEETING I ANSWERS BIG QUESTION WITH AN LHOI DECLARES HE IS NOT STANDING AS THE LAURIER CANDIDATE Cossacks Arc Flocking to the Support of Gen. Kaledincs j to Overthrow Lcnin.c SAID TO HAVE FORCE OF COSSACKS 1'elioyrail, Dw. TrotzVy. i.b'1 I'oMniyilu foreign minister, haa Issued a Jcprre di.smlsflnfi all Ituvafin aiiibHbfniltirs and their stuffs because they iuLiui -'il Hi i: Ilolsbevlhl dejnanrt thai they ULC Kcrensky gov- "V.'c Imvi- ilciliirufl (hctu dcprlver. or nil [unhrr nulls and I Fighting. Iximlun, JHir." of flgM- Mofiilr-v. Russian general huad- qTjnucr.v'oel.Yren li'ocnn newly nrrlv- cd tlKM'c ihe JJolsiic-vIki eerriRtm were revived :r Mouday, nccerdnij: f-.i Mi'; ol the also tint si'-ock batLallwui iiuil i ou Molulev rlnnbo-.l v.-i'.li who were A Cfsih l.ULMlMi. Hct. Tho fieMing at Tjmanovak-j. IV) a Heutei1 from Pelmgrail. lo have, lici-n tlcliicliiiieiits uf- ikiitl-BolsTieviKJ Ijiittnlious nut J liiral assisted hy sailors, Keil t.imnls, inUintry and nrmoreil tar.-i ACnt from IV.rcrgrail atid Irom Kharkov. Tlic Ilualio Klovo of Fet- :lie HcliliHg lulled all riiy xttid nil nielli. It Hilda Hi ft'. U vvis r iiud tlial (Iiere were a trcnt niimucr of the Senate. VorroBratl. Dec. Uulslievilil ilispoised lhe .senaie, tlic highett uncl all the other courl-s fi[ I' Itccptnj; with the re- cert (Ictres of tho peoples' sarica iiew revolutionary Iribuunls. The met al (he of county judges refnsefi-io .he dlsnoraoil.- 'They. "vvcrc arresleQ.-liy soldiura. The saMinr.1--. fisasatits and nork- hieii in tfich riialTJei, arcordhig lo lhe inoclanintion name :i iJtmianent prcai- dcnt. of tlie court and six jurors, ihe IrUltr serviiif; only one week. Tliay h.vry full iion-cr 10 impose firiea, Im- inl banish incnt. Each DID NOT AN5VVER South Alberta Casualties V J v n-Bhl's Wounded Mcut. Barlow, High RJver. 1'tc. Ceo. Anderson, Pincher (.'reek. Wounded and Mining T. Ii Drown, Ac-ma. O. L. Dlglow, Talier. A, Jenbon, Aetna. M. Horn, Uthbrfdge. ill Hit! I'lOSC Of lUSl in Llic Majcs- lUCSTlon tci I- Pack. Hi': oy- n (-.inili Inte, liy an clcc- iv is it thai you lias -s horc tonight Hial you Wilmington, Dtt., Dec. broke out thk morning In iholl loading of the Hethle- N hem Steel company', munitions plant, a dlrtanct below New. cullt, Oelawcn. Al a.m. the fire reported to communi- cating to every building. The flame. the explosion of loaded ihojli and they were icattirwi everywhere, the report wyi. _ The of the retem- bled a bombardment of the town. One riport uld.Clifof at the plant guard. wa> itruck by a 'and hit blown off. on WcdncF'lay nigltl with Joo Martin, n LLinricr l.ibftral, ov-r in Mr. 1'ack. who hnd iisr.fl lo niiHwer the turned 10 Chtnnnan Morrow, mlil him the hail nulbiiiK i'J du with the niilltury sorvico which was tliG only question under dlacus- eiou, and took hlH wilhtiul iitlcniutlrig to anuwtr Ihe (jutB- v A laugh audience. Pack's Statement that Ford Motor Co. Will Pay Taxes Only in 1918 is False The opposition candidate L. L. Pack, throuKh'cllher Ignorance or iiKiHc- ions design, told >an autlk'iice at the Majestic theatre up iilghi tlmt this year (hi: Ford llolor Co. ot Canada would nay f Inui the ircasury ul Canada as tho reflulL or the business war lax. but that licit v SUSPEND OPERATION OF ACT IN HAl lf-AX ear the Kurd Carmaaaftiy, ol mu- Dicipal litre as Tollows: For council, ft. A. Mcwal. hwdliK tbe noil. A. F. WIUOD ud A. S. Almlie: K. A. W. II, the cMt Mowiax were fol- For Spencer, Low ani Wai PKcfcer by .'.Vou. For .vchool Messrt. D. W. Juror can rinjsu an in an einw- Hurl, p. W, Cnrrt and J. O. Harris ifv the cjillrc rourt must prove later. Any me oiler can a prlsnucr lit bD The T'et- roRrad Uocid- ed (o ignore the law. Communicate Kjtcdintt Lanflon. Dec: 12.--Ituaslati officials Jn IxfTiflon ivjio arc rllrecl (CoxrixcRu ON PARS 4) elect tt. MEXICAN TAKE TOWN Pa is, Teian, It If. repnrtci! here liat MeMcan forces aoaded Dy an independent Indar. captured HoDctovn, Moi- Ico. Wire irllh cut I disconnected. train scrrlce Only Available For Reinforcements Now Dec. 11, In the course of an nddress herr: tonight pt n meeting heJd in the fntereste of Major AndrswE, candi- cfatc for Centor Cof, Hsnry F. Gordon a ttfo- ferfim he ha'd rscetvod frkim Yfhlch LS "To Dec. 10 latest cable ndvicos frcm overseas not more .than Imme- diately available for igfnnlry rc- A. A. Organization." Canadian troopc put out of action at number over If tnvbllc let lihn lurn to page of Honsird, where he will read: "Mr. I understand the matter, the business Mar lax is io come Co a a end will cot be continued afferVJte end or Ihc ytar. "Sir Thomas war prof lib lax by Ms terms comes to an end on Dwcnibsr 31 ot lila ycmr. Ibat measure was iluced il nas thought Ti-onld be At an end by that lime. I stale'd Ottawa. Dec. mlli- laiy pervlce council has Issued Instructions 10 the rcgiatrar Ihc llalUn.t military district to susjiend operations In Ihc locall- tics affettEd by the calaalro- phc. A more definite an- nounccmcnt respccUnj iho Hal- iUx men liable lo bo called up in ihe lirsi draft Is expected shortly. eipressly the olhpr day that we should tax nlmornml business rc- FnMng from Ibo Hud Jn Ibe neit builgeL Ihat 1 brinf down T.VC geal with that waiter. there be m. renewal? "Sir Tliomu tive stated (hit next, year a lasflHon win be inniosed on 'exceiif profits. I luve tlrcady laid down Ibe principle as r.coulil ibasnnsl hijeinees profits due to the war muni be abnormally Uxed." prodlc lav Is to be continued, Mr. L. Patk In the con- ent '.r, ypeak parLlcularly la lhe wo- man electors, lire. Poll gave ]ier hnsband. Major Pott lo the war. He clown his Wo r.t lhe front, Shu fonr-flcjuara for. the enforcement oJ the Military Service Act ond would live none of the delay of w referen- dum. J. Itillyard l.cech, K. C., uf present. He IB a vet- eran of pnat wars has been an advocate of coiiacrlptlon in Canada from the day Cnnficla derided lo en Over 800 Dead Accounted For and II Is Believed There Are 1500 More vi Kdmlt it. The trend of Mr. Pack'a Dec. llorald loilay. vfce, while U Is fnfanlryrnen which or, sorely neerled, and whlck will be pro vlded the ,MMI'-irT Service- Act. Dnrlng tho name period Cnnadlnci aMiallles lolalled and" tlirrc CTQ for Innumerable rea- sons, largely'BtcknosS.rfrq.n tho forco In Canftdii and Fngland during thn perloil, G2.042 men, or B loUl wastage of or ncarlj double the o! r'ecnilta. TJie fetal Jcsa, to (lie Csnadfan expeditionary force period So the Mr. Pack wiihei to know the whofe Irulh In order to'iiWo the faUie Impruiion he has created, :lct UB tell him that, in udJition to the exccM.profits tbe people ol Canada, this year pay an Income tat-yLlch -ivlth securccl of- the eifcfs "prof M. means thai Canada Jn the ycin'-cf'thc wwr hen.collected I7y.0flo.000 taxes from an entirely new lource ot dlrpcl taxation, Or tin's amount will he ia 1917 mJono through the income lax and the excess profits Ur.' -This auionni. in the Annual revenue of Cnondti from all sonrevE IIL-'pre-war thai v.'IU ciiliKkten Mr. Pack to some eiLenL H will be ot HUerwVto the opposition candidate also lo know that both th.fse source of be In effect next year nndar Union gov- ernment, and tiwt Uie Indorae fillB the heHVier on woallh ihe Income will be-larfeif, buf >rhere" the excess proJHs the heavier, the excess proflls tai will IM> levied. Tic alau be pleased to lino-.v that p bin re bo Wen of which pay dlher ol Ihese taxes are nol exempt Individuals from tlie income lu, so Ihat profits br-ivcaUhy corporutions will be caught Ilrat by the leies Icrlod on the companies, and later by Ihc in- come lax on the incomes Ibe derive from the con.panlCF. ;l Mr. Pack's contention that the income tax Is Intended to snpeiacdc the tax is absolutely untrue, nml.he aii opporlimlrjr tonight lo _ to dale lias been an appeal to ihe weaWh at home conscripted. That is Tflmt Lhe Bolshevlki of have "done and look Rt RuBsU DoIafaBvIki have become so busy conscripting wealth by aelzinfi banto and other sources of thai hai dropped out of the war nnJ Is n. mere Lool Jtj the handi of the crafty Huns. Mr. olilniB to be sincere la hla aland on the Jajiiei ol .hlsi eleclion hat hh iodaliriic idsai arc on a par willi the practtcci of the Kuiilan BoIshevJkl. CM ad a can carry on liU war, provide the much-needed reinforcements for (he .it lhe from, tod nl lie same time lap Ihe aonrcos ot wealth In this country lo pay for the war without undue pressure on the common thai, loo, for lhe -Tar inslead of being a hurden to him hse made ttiui nm OB his own idmlislon, _, Canada will make wealth pay to lhe cost ot Uie war this year .....frnrn rnurces unlhouRhl of In pre-var diya. and with lhe additional abnormal K- 1-lSSlon ot profits of packlv olher induiLrles which already Mr. Buchanan Definite .A. Uiichanan's stand on. lhe IB sue has been know- he bTote with his former leader In the house rvnd voted [or Iho .Military .Service Act and the referen- dum amendment ot Sir Wilfrid. Laur- icr. lie reaffrmrd poallion again last night and declared that if he did- n't get. a vol'Xon December 17th he was ;hal lie taking the right and only honorable Mr. Pack Sidestsps "Mr. Pack. Ihe candidate was on tho platform. Ho had previous- ly sent a letlcr stating that ho would he unable to lie present, owing lo prc- vioud but lie had cvl- ilently lakcn sctond tlioughl on matter and he entftrod Ihn hall JuJ.t aa _ I'resirlent Morrow was about to rorirt 'ils teller uf reprct. Mr. I'aek dfclar- ho not n LaurIcr-I.i3P.ral p.iorlor In this clet-Hon. tlmt hr- was nn Independent candidate, lln Ulhed round the subject and look Ills scat u'Jthoul the direct tiuca- tlon, find "lien the direct question wag pul (o him H minute after we run ho declared that, hr, foiiltl nf't aup- porl the act because it did not cell Monster Mass Meeting: To. He Held in Speakers The elect ion campaign ID Lelh bridge will close on Friday .eveniup wltb a, monster mass meeting in the in- teresls of the Union candidate. A. cnfiniii, In tbe Slejesllc iheatrc. The meeting will be addressed by A. L. Smith of C'algarj-, J. Hlllyird Leech, K.C., of Winnipeg, and .Mr- Iluchanan- The roeetings of Ibe can- didate all over llis ridloc during.Uie past 10 (lays have with en: IhusIiBDi lor-the. Union gofienimenl and tlie meeting on Friday Ing with flucajbrinianl speakera'aj Mr Smllli and Mr. afilallni will he a.' flltine climax to MANY CHILDREN ARE FULL ORPHANS NOW Halifax. Dec. will he irom 300 to 50i) people totally ur par- tially blind, an'l LUXJ JiujiJreJ full as a I'osuU of tlic Mom IHunc eiplosion, it vvns learned KjiUxy front r.nd Amcrii-an wlio have made [QYPslixatious of ilm deaibs. missing and iujiiroU htiv. Tlie kiioV.D ilead total SCO, nii'l ii Is CJtlnuL- cd than from MO to still lie be- neath the debris of shattered or burn- The trouble with figures Issut'd Ja ic pail few days lias hetiii that in. dctitlf.catloii one body would cour.l- d several tlints. Tlic relic? workers re careful to explain their figures aro ol Jinal, nntl to explain that Jt fobably he Impossible to arrive at efinile tolals. because In ninny cases rhole families arc gono anil nobody eniains to repnrt ihelr loss. Tl.a Hissing list, very formidable" hi Ibo ay.i Immediately succeeding the dii- stcr is being steadily reduced as rdla- ives arc re-united and refugees vho lett tlie city return. On Ihc propcvty damage It is report- ed llial fiva hundred houses hcoa olally destroyed; five hundred render- ed uninhabitable while one thousand can be patched up. Oartmouth Suffers The presRins need oa Darinioutii for-, ack ol in handling Ha Iu> ured anJ repairing' Us bouses wag brought (o the attention of Uic Hjfllfax relief coaii.iiiLce yesterday by C. S. Jexjer, head of the charity organize-; tion society, Montreal, who will rale efforts on the-people of the little town across tho narrows, :li suffered proportionately with Halifax, -Mr. Dexter reported thal.ssinc peo. pie injured by the explosion, fire, 01 "idal.wave had not beau 'riUohded. 16 yesterday and the system in foreo' reorganized.. In one shelter Mr. found three hundred men, wo- men end "children, herded together, gating anil sleeping in the sftmc room, to me of the children being only a tcTt tlirs old. To (his number .hero waa yesterday added a crew which left n munition ship 'on fire. The people In this shelter wore attended lo by unly three nurses. Another meeting In of Pack will be held In trie Majestic IfaeeUe this evtnlnf when era will be Mr. Pack ud Joe the well-known polttlctan lor a] mil into effect for the Union Korcn.nicijL.will collect nn CTCII icreiter toll on wealth In 1918, while at the time control.Ing th6 prices j stand on. the infl CDTDinoaitle0 -n ordfr Ihc burden on the maesea may gpealt. 1: ni from the tfmoi rather ItaMened increased. ]n an of the for full con script ion of long, ireory In Hie mud and [Illh and hell of lire wero lo recelre we n-ercju Ihc war lo the last man snd the last- dollar. With thh "1 think it is a reasonible requeal In mlntl the Ilower ol Cana- wo who have been allowed to return aafe and vrcll vhould ilemand thai manhood mndc Ihclr sacrifices In to ihe front, ami U Is up lo be relieved as1 snou S3 pcopili 'of Canada lo inako gooil 0, W. V. A. hold no brief for, predce 50 that 'Canada may her- Buc-lnnaj] or Mr. Pack and we maintain. her armies at the front, allow no politics lo be dlicu.sefl are only caiines for opposi- (hit lo (he act, Ignorance and despicable cowardice. It Ignoranco 'Js lhe Lieut. Ibe veterans hoped (o convince Lieut: J. 11. Palmer snolre (Irsl. electors of the need for rein- said there waa no Initiation It cowardice U Iho cause anylhlns In the or electors have losl tho right to at the 25 a serious question ba dljclissert. The relerins nntl alioiild bo sent lo Ihe front for own good, oarned a right lo apeak, he nrc here, concluded Mr. Palmer, lo H Is merely 'he desire of-the to lay before Hie cleclori the tbe rahdtdntcs and lo yleilgo our nuppjrl to Ihc candidate vrho ready Blre of llie boys whom ther kad flglttlnK ft the front for an Immediate application o( I'.ie lie support the acl lo the and If lhe man we Mipport goes (Town to defeat, II will he 'an honorable 'detest nuirrcl' vllh ceilaln members of opuosltlorT wno. want. 100 per cenL conscrljitlon BS they claim: They (jCwnscro os Vim t) eph aamber of year a held a In hri- tlih bciuae of coamoni, ind who has active In pollllM In llM.WMt for good It la IbaL Mr. Bnchaaan, the .ralon CNittl- dale', vat to be Iirlttd U be'pnMOt. Mr recatrcd no personal invitation from Mf. FmrVii commlllee. Mr. Buchanan hail a prc- vlouB arraniemcnt to al'Vnlcan thin, and Iherifore wttl not be able lo he present. The only Intimation 'tha-l- Mr. Bu- chanan would be glTwi.opportunity Lo an eleventh hour inrfUflon dTerMaeueat fit tiwiay'B <5- tbat Mr. Buchanan sboflhl'be heard, there was plenty of time lo notify him, Ihc advertisement mn- nlng previously, and only today'..TTijB the reaneJit Ihat Mr. BuchaoaB ilteiiu, added. U Is evltlenl Lliat lliose rei'poptlble for the meeting felt (he .nrltiitfbn to Ihe lanl cioment, when they Kntw .Xr. Buchantn could not alter hit nifnls, upon which Wrtok-Commldalon- r Dfimers- la trftTAlhng from- pelDg Jati, Ihc officlBl inqwlrj inlo he dhnater, which VAS lo hive ned this morning ilr. Jna- R Drysdalc, was acljoumed I 111 (he arternoon. ami resources, but lio was men. The., official flgiireB en the Laurie r ir7i w for iJie front they ms SMIIQ bQ conle-nl a Hnf ftt 1 o( n rcfurcmhnn ?liow thtt of Ihc sUghlly nn- lo he Implied. And that's the gl.-L of ler 90 per wero Irlfdfitry casual- IJho whole mccllnK. The veterans aJonc, from (h< rllfcharge which were over llie lo- la) CnllstmcnlA were only 20.583. A GENtHAL PUKCHA6E f_OK ALLIES Wathlnffon, pec. of a general Jioard' to buying