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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TllimSIUY, OECEMflKR 13, 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE TUmTEEJ, UNIONIST WITHDRAWS IN MONTREAL.- Montreal, A. v Ucltsle, iiie candidate for Xk'Ok't, lias u'ittidrawn 4e candidature and Arthur Tra- ban the Ijiurkr candidate, has f> Lceu elected by ucclaioatlon. The withdrawal" o( Dr. DelUlc was announced tills morning and continued at both Ubcral and Unionist headoiiarters. ft SENTENCED TO HANG. Sarala, Oat, Dec. John K. Iflg- au, counsel for Z-nsow, who ou Dec. P. was sentenced to February 1 for the murder of Knnk Schmidt, has forwarded to the deputy minister ol Justice application lor commuta- tion ol sentence. ORDER THEM TO RETURN Washington, Dec. George W. Lavrson, secretary ol the Minnesota state federation ot labor, today tele- graphed tbe etrlkcrs In .St. Paul aud Minneapolis to return to work in view ol an order for an' investigation President Wilson's labor commission. The ALBERTA SADDLERY CO. ENEMY HAS Fifth Street South SNAP PRICES ON SNAPPY WEATHER GOODS Manitoba Robes, 54x02. Special Manitoba Robes, 64x72. Special Black Fur two Special and 1917 Ford Radiator Coven, Felt lined. Extra heavy. Each For the rider, Black and White Angora Chsppa, while they lart LET US KELP SOLVE YOUR CHRISTMAS GIVING PROBLEMS. HERE IS SOMETHING TO CHOOSE FROM. Good aworlment of Auto and from to J4.75 Host makes ot I'oarl Handle Pen Knives suitable lor ladles: Jack Knives for tbo bora; Carving Sots; Ladies' handbags a largo assort- ment to chiwsc from; special prices cages and dab bago; man- Icuri- acts; 'travelling rolls; lifted cafes. MR. 1( you are In tho market fw Harness, DOW Is tho time to buy" and save money. Hoiv nro you fixed for burse blankets, Lalters, etc.? Call in and look around you are down town. i "The Place When Your Dollar Countl." ALBERTA SADDLERY CO. Mall Orders Carefully Attended To, London, Ucc. the Assoc- iated Press inquired ot high naval authority today "if tho anll-submar- iao ivas. going well and what was the reason tor the rlgh rate of sinkings in the pail Uireo tho answer was: "The enemy has had more submar ines at work, ire'has actually attempting a submarine otOnBive'of the greatest possible magnitude la an effort to reinforce bis otfenslve on land. He b Irving to bring ott a coup which will Incline us to peace. "He has failed signally on sea ou land, and he has hau to pay a heavy price. Our counter measures are meeting with increased success and the eueiny will experience constantly increasing In maintaining Ills campaign. "If tho shipbuilding ettorls can be properly spurred on In England and i America, the allies will be able to say within a measurable time that ton- nage la being launched at a rale ex- ccedtng the sinkings; and also. It tho] naval measures continue to improve I as it is reasonable to U- tioat3 are being sunk taster than the Germans are able to build theln and that the Gorman U-boat fleet is stead- ily dwindling away. "Much Btill depends on American shipbuilding, but as encouragement to those who are putting their efforts Into that work it may be Bald with confidence that the allied navies ire able to htnd'e the U-boat." AT THE Majestic THEATRE Friday, December 14 AT Speakers: A. L SMITH BARRISTER, OF CALGARY J. HILLYARD LEECH, K.C. OF WINNIPEG a nd W. A, BUCHANAN Everybody Wekome God Save the King BOOKS OF THE SEASON The Dwelling Place of Light By WINSTON CHURCHILL A book all readers will want. Price White Lady of Worcwter By FLORENCE BARCLAY A book equal to "The Rosary" _________Price OVER THE TOP By ARTHUR GUY EMPEY Who hati a year and a half of the hardest fighting. _________Price ANNUALS BOYS'OWN GIRLS'OWN CHATTERBOX BLACKJES' ANNUAL SCOUT The Inner Door By ALLAN SULLIVAN.............. "THE MAGPIE'S NEST By IS08EL PATTERSON "THE MYSTERY OF THE HASTY ARROW" By ANNA (CATHERINE THE MAJOR By RALPH CONNOR A new novel by the author of "The Sky "The Man from Glen- etc. Price The Christmas Gift Store______ BOYS' AND GIRLS' .BOOKS We have a very large and fine assortment of books for and girls of all ages. 25c to ALL IN IT By HAY Sequel to "The First Hundred Thousand" THE WAR BOOK OFTHt YIAfl i Price THE NEXT-OF-KIN Those Who Wait and Wonder. By NELLIE McCLUNO Price THE RED PLANET By WILLIAM T. LOCKE A romance of wartime bill not of war. i _ Price TOY BOOKS ANO PICTURE BOOKS FOR THE KIDDIES 10cto75c ANNE'S HOUSE OF DREAMS L. L. MONTGOMERY "THE INNER DdOR" By ALAN SULLIVAN ABE, STOREKEEPER" A STORY OF CAPE COD tbe principles they >rofess: "In approaching election the ssue- which dwarfs all others is Can- ada's effective continued participat- ion in the war. This is the Issue which coninels ue to disregard all others, however important they at another time. Difficulties of Tomorrow "It Is charged that if voluntary Points Out That Eltments Who Opposed Canada Entering the War Are Now all Behind Laurier GOVT. DEFEAT MEANS SLACKENING EFFORT Following Is the complete state- ment IssueS by Rt. Rev. M. P. Fallon, Homnn Catholic Bishop ot London; on the evening of December 6tb: am profoundly convinced what every enlistment failed in Quebec from the; the rank and file efforts and increase tbe difficulties of the great president' of that great republic on which :are now; centered the hopes of tho grand allfance Tor tile successful issue'of the'war? in the mobilization 'of the Tesourceo of the American nation, nu influence has more loyally or more effectively supported the efforts ot the civil power than tbe hierarchy of the Catholic church. The part..taken by indicated in beginning and caa no longer be re- {his statement of Secretary, ot War lied upon elsewhere, its failure is due to the mistakes of the. government that directed the war activities of Baiter, madei (September 22nd, 1937. Catholics In War. "The Young Men's Christian Canada.. Be it so. We cannot solve socfatlon represents the Pftteslant onr difficulties of tomorrow by tha! denominations which will, roughly Idle dlscusalon ot the mistakes -of (contribute 60; per cent, of our new that one concedes to be crisis in the world's history bas ba- come, by reason of our war lime election, a in the his- tory of Canada. Therefore, despite the misunderstanding or misrepresen- tation to which this expression of my view Is certain to expose me, 1 feel it an obligation of conscience and duty of citizenship to make play) my own personal position and to Influence, so far as my words may Influence. those who have any confid- ence In my deliberate judgment. Eyea on i "It is no exaggeration to say that 'the eyes of the world are fixed, on Canada today, and that the ears of he world are listening for1 tbe mes- sage which will be by the people on Ihe 17In of De- cember next. Nor, when we call lo mind Ihe part that Canada has played n the great war, 19 It surprising that :he anxious atttiullon of the world should be directed to that momentous I eel i Ion which this country will then ye called upon to make. Were 1 not convinced that the is sue, the domlniiUng iaiae, l> far and away beyond all. politics, never entertain thought of breaking silence during an elector al campaign. "Nothing, moreover, farther from jfey ntnd than to aaaociate with uy ftccosalion bufavalfon o Insincerity, or .disloyalty that may be made or soggetted against the ven erable and Illuatrou caadktele.' who leads the or tfca section of Ihe Liberal pmrtyl which accepts his leadenhla) in tkla crisis Lanriar'a "Tel It will not U that every element oppmeu the kefitnlnf to t'Mada'i ptrtlcfaaatan. taj OM war crcry element, JwUma, now frm UM M veil M UOM boM' it ai' that Canada la sot concern cd In Oie war, Uwi to'tlnlon OovemaKit, in tkefr desire to trrtng back to pow- yeslerday. must face squarely the conditions of today. i "Without cpeclal reference lo Can- ada, Sir John Simon, who two years ago withdrew from the British cab- inet because of his opposition to con- scription but who now wears the King's uniform himself, thus ac- curately states the issue whlcli con- fronts Cantda in this election: "I can imagine only one crime which is to be compared to the crime of per- mlttlnif the war to go on (or an un- necessary hour, and that is the crime of slackening in our purpose, after all the sacrifices we have made." Slackening of Efforta., "Shall we commit 'The crime of ackenlng In our purpose' after all je sacrifices' we have Can ny Canadian honestly deny that the ofe-rt 61 the conscription govern- ment would mean a real slackening f our purposes? Will not the whole so interpret such as a result of ur election? Will it not bring aid army.' The Knights of Columbus represent, ihe Catholic denomination which will constitute perhaps 35 per cent, of tbe new army.' the United Slates nary and hi the Marine Corpa Catholics are estha- atcd to be at least per'cent. 'In under the Toluatary system, the proportion of" Catholics enlisted is nearly 10 per cant. higher thin that of the largest Protestant de- nomination in that In .Vova Scotia, the Cafholk .TetaobMy enlistment extraordinary proportion of 41 percent, of tbe whoto I have neen no analysis of the official figures for the other Enclisb prcrr- bnt am absolutely certain thai It would show that Catholics have everywhere done their full duty. The purpose of tbe foregoing dlgresslou will become abviow ia a Quebec Behind. 'Under voluntary enlistment Quebec has fallen far behind the other prov- the vital qawtion of tbe how rind of tbe age, the qmttoQ of the war. Soae openly say that Canada baa done enough; 'that she lias done too much. Canada has dooe much, It you will. It la precisely be- catue she has done so.mdch that she must uot (alter now: The military the aid which -Je are asked :o stnd is to- send it would be a misfortune; but (ar and away greater than any purely military consideration would be ifca moral and polltcal sf ra- fusal. Better we had too little, or that .we had dooe aetkinc, than no-.r to commit 'The lUckeaing in our -purpose.' t "For the reasons here otitttoed or indkated, f make Ow detintta and unequivocal appnl to Ay feDow- conotrymen of the CaOollc tatlk'tn: nd comfort to our enemies. Inces. Some who we pretend lo consider It a message if encouragement to our friends aud illles? What will be Its effect on hat one of our allies which 1n to us and with whose efforts and What does concern difficulties we are most familiar? Bailment against Ve remember with what thrill of Quebec has offer explanations for this state of things; others neither deny or apol- ogise for it. I am 'concerned neither rlth the ono nor with Ihe .other. lupport tie Unioti the cause for which tkart tWoa was effected. And I Aja laiiwatl fully conscious of vQa md defeaaibta that certatB. BUppo'rters atf' pWon government are conttuctrna; hi nuae; for I am confldoit, tt Oath- ollcs do not play into tbefr bands that the bigots wfll In On kng ran Injire no Oie but Let us meet avotaxian malevolenda with Catholic good will. To atanfenn, the' conduct and, sumlwra ot oar Olh-- otic voldten offar a defiafte and ebn- rete refutation. Be DUTB fcty od the of worChUy sup- porting thea at the folia. -Bigieri) M. r. Falloa, "Bhkov ot PACT "We >tuUl mrer iword nntll rolltttry tenlaaiOort b wkolly and final ry a Is Hut re- province o( charges against Ihd Catholics of'Can- ada; and the regrettable racial divis- ion threatens to cause another and more dangerous tleavire relig- ious lines. Diviaion. aggravation of., RD ealsrlnff "This jxultation heard that the American republic had joined us' tn he struggle for the defence and reservation of democracy and Christian civilization. Enemy Within The Gate "It has become a common place lo lay that modern warfare means ilia mobilization of all tbe-resources, en- ergies' and activities' of the entire na- tion, that everyone may help or hin- der that everyone must do his bit or be a slacker, wone stlil; be an enemy within the gate. "The vast population ot lite United Stales more heterogehous even bailor! be openly esprMied, laal thii difllctilfy is whoKy unwarranted.' It is mischievous. It Is criminal. 1 know that it deplored and repro- bated by every raan loves Canada and has at heart tke great cause for which we are fighting. In Ibe name of justice and rUrht aa4 pait Holism, 1 demand that tkts: rajrro than oar pwa, tbe comiequent lack of Mtlonal cohesion is an emborras- nKnt which we ought to be able to anderetod, Kvn in his latest mes- sage'to oongreis, President Wilson's coBStralMd lo say, 'I bear the voices of who doesn't? 'I hear the and the clamor at the ihottghtksi and troublesome. 1 aleb men here and there fling In impudCTl dlilovaHy tie calm, aow- tke Mtkra.' Dlaityalry In U. S. "Caa we placidly conteuptale of the Canadian at tke, .which will them v- forcw o< dkinBlon and dritojaHy In tkerr own mnmth; fnarpmes, I the United llnlataii ;'A TarUtl wklch will kamper .the foul thing which la an ally of the en eay be stamped out. 'And I aik ay fellow not to be nltled either by tym pathy with i rellgloa must not be confomtod with Ut pol nor by MtaraJ menttnenl a any InsilU tvck omttnton.' "In we told la io CaftMa. admit It. Bit tin Isolation ot Qve- beo Is W cbOMiDf. U wll to cure TMra ki frirar Before the era ot kMory covalrr. kit her (w {lese alone Tke mounda in Ftanden, lajitl- Hy That Bleeps c.tfW (be aitiben o! the The bei'rt.' BoUw, ...xorjkiui, brMe, i Ttf, glory of heroic Ben who tied Or nwlmiM, for anil The bright, hovtii froai atar throuk Ue laid In thai ftti Vow, lortllwle tad )eat a the kWod Their warning moniitg Br the Break not yoor aolenii with Ike Albert ftwrmit fticW avene, YDiJr.fiH nn BETTFP- Itflon with To avert thll graver danger I appeal to, my fellow-conntryineii, ProteaUiil and Catholic alike! Tbe great Issue in tk< forthcoming eltbtt racifl nor r electloii U ;