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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOURTEEN THE I.CTllBmnOE DAHA HF.RrMD Bourassa and Lavergne Are The Men Behind the Curtain K.C.. prominent Liberal of Wlnoipef-) is an opposition to tl government. It Is made up of two sections. There is. rail themselves la faj j t uiea wbo isgiilllur'e Liberals. Is under no obligation to Great Bri- tain end has no Quarrel with Ger- many. "Let rue road what t'ol. Lavergoe a meniber oi Ihe Quebec in He was recruitiug meetings which peace lhat WB think all our rigiilt anJ 1-auricr fays .that it by uu> man clvilliatlon may largely depend Drlvllrces we torn anil arc-rote of iho referendum oonsonnllou upon Ihi- vtrdlrt which Canada shall as natural as the air. They are uoi. bo confirmed, Uo wlirayuorl It Three hundred years SKO ami oar a.yl l.avt-rguo haro not W- ances'.ors were tlghtins for the I ihlns aboui are THURSDAY, DKCESlffER' 13, These Inddiie those who are oppe-s-; members ot tLe Quebec Ris- ing llie government Ir. the English Islure were conducting and -which jpeakins provinces, and some '..auner membws o( ,ne house of com- liberals in Quebec. The ether lion Is teles .'aadc up of a sro-jp ol j 5I mea who call themselves Nation- alists under the leadership and In- nitration of Messrs. Bo'-irassa and mons were M some. These were the of Col. Lavergne. '1 will say im not afraid to have my rinyivhere, that every -Laverene. That seter.d crowd Is the onxJIMi who enlists fails to real opposition. Sli yens ago when do Ms ami liberties which we enjoy todJ.v. The state protem thfm, and up to 3 years ago tbe nations ol the thous'nt protection was protection, when iho day ot trial and danger conies, and Ihe state is threatened, then It becomes duty of every nan to hold hliutclt liable to the utmost of his iMjwer lo existence or tcj. protect him. i slr 6 I -That is the argument for lv? called uii scrlptlvn in a luMueat. The oppon-1 mtnl Ullt" February 21 next, a majority he will I after, that date. The pronounce on December Commander Issues Solerin Warning to People of Canada the complete say a nun has not. Utvausu Ihe very condition of his being a member he will in solved, Sir Wilfrid tad behind him In. [_avergDe stated what was ihe I the House of Common? a majority Julv ot evcrr of the Dora- j from Quebec of 51. Six year.- society demands lhat he shall; his part when that society is iced or threatened. These men .Further 1 of the campaign, opposed Kir and succeeded in reducing hla "n2iorl'.v about having no quarrel with Cef- froui 51-10 11. The Nationalist crowd majv sajj ho no, cari! rules Quebec. While they are ask- ing ballots ou tbe same platform they re on an entirely different moral end political iJ-atform from Sir Wil- frid. He So milted to the people. What then? 1 don't know. vip- j it t to voluntary enlisirueu'. vr they say thai Canada should have c-ntereJ this war nl ail, t.lat miK'h if he had to be a Geiuiau sub "I Am speakiag'of Bourajpa continued Mr. Campbell 1 with emphasis, ID my ions. They thltik only of their priv- ileges and nothing ol tholr duty. Tims they will, but I doa't know they stop recruitius UD- a.v'goins to allow tho E [der the intluence ant! leadRrsiiip til overseas to vote on that referendum. I these two men. If they Uo it will three months I Sir Wilfrid Laurier says-that more, a nil it will be nest autumn br- ajjrecinenl with Bourassa fore we knoiv the result of tho .refer-, Tbey are suriwrllng cnduin. In the meantime every thins B, C.. Dec. iiTlll torsubinlMUe S'r Arthur Currie.-K. C. M, G.. com irnder the tho Canedlan forces lu of the house1 it will have to uo tranco and Handers. Mates Jii a letter 1 sis limas nrU w ihroush com- Seymour, of ibis dty, his prf- It will take several .weelts vato now being massed in Canadn will not arrive In ttaie on the firiu'g tiuo to provput ui acute owing to dearth.c( rein- top ut that uily ihroueh" personal l ivith "Let me read from the Canadian Annual Review of 1916 what Mr. i Hourafsa had to say. He was speak- tig of national school ot thought' n OL-tcber, 1916, and these are his words, "This school of thought has preached that there was no obliga- tion to tafce part m the wars of thu empire. It retained the princ pie of Chris tEau oYiiizatiim aa agaiuat the test r Liver and Bowe's. Breath, Sad Colds. Sour Stomach. GEL a 10-cent Sick 'leadfcche. biliousn-'fls, coated UiTigue. head an-1 nose clogged uj> Trith i trace this 'j torpid .iver; delayed, fertaeniing food in fedivels or sour, gassy stomach. Poisonous matter clogged in the in- iostc'd of being of the system Is re-ahsorbed into the blood. When this poison reaches the delicate brain tissue con- and that dirll, throbbing, nick- Eniatf headache. Cascarets immediately cleanse the lioiuach. remoTe th? sour, undigested food and foul gases, take the eicess bile from the liver and carry out all lie constipated waste matter and poisons in the boweh. A Cascaret tonight will aarelj itraijhte-n yon out by morning. They work -tfhile 10-cent boi 'rasa your druggist meiEa hellish of Russiau, Prussian. end i "Bourassa .shows that he Is for 'nnythlDg against the empire, any- thing anti-imperial. We find read- ing further that ha further aspert that conscription should in no case be Let mo their first, we are tot required to take any part iu the ,warS' of the empire, and tint oar men should not he called on to defend Canada outside on foreign je.rvjte whether they enlist or not; taut conscription nmst never be em- ployed except (or the defence of our own territory only the enemy placed h's armed -heel on our ''soil That !s their platform I? carrying Quebec. Although the Hon. Mr. BalUatynG upects 10 or 11 seats In that province out of the I am afraid will fall short The Right to ConppuTslon "On the general question of con- he will thins for himself in the future in the past. I grant him aM 'this, I am not golnj; to deny lhat Sir Wll- tLtTV ennstiaenl frid wishes sincerely fur tho success of the allies in ng this war and that ?o far as voluntarv enlistment t help Canada to assist, he will support voluntary enlistment. I ivld. he will do his owu The Men Behind the 'But let me say fn this matters, the the Canadian corps hetdijuartera "1 am glad to hear you speak en- couraslngly of what results may bo expected from the cnforcc-meut of tho Conscription bill. 1 do sincerely hope that your, expectations are not too sanguine, because 1 assure you that tho question of men Is a verv eerioua sav. hut there m'cht he some volim- Wo have not felt the pinch, yet, but I know ihe tlmo is coming soon when wo shall feel .It h I very acutely. I also know that tlu I in eh being got together in Canada will ;_; not'arrive In time. There liar been delay in this matter which is uot has to ba suspsiidfcl under that Nothing doing at all with conscription. Oh, yes, one might Well, g to campaign and after I really think Sir Wilfrid as a political power will not count for very much, whether he carries election or whether he doesn't. If Union government suc- ceeds then he won't count except so far as parliamentary opposition may you take my Hes 01 i.iQ si Quefcec, Canada is not goi: teniber. which is atbut the earliest date that the referendum vole will be announced. It will be a year from now before wo can any of the you tig drafted men across the sep.s. Gravity of the lisus "Why empires have been lost ii "much shorter time than year! Worse than all that the of 000 to men., while their pres- ence might win the war, w'll not be oaly regrettable, but Is unjustifiable.' BRITISH SHIPPING LOSSES clear, stomach sweet and your liver scrlption (hire Is only a word to say ,-resaUr- for We hire so Ions la a time of one-tenth as serious as the defeat enable to do. He wl 1 be entitled 0, government win be in to advance arguments but he will not its effectg throagbout tlie be a political power. nations and capitals and citiea and 'But suppose he wins and comes and bome3 whecs dwell lllo 4. into ofnce, I don't tnlnk that even who are Olir alji03 A then he will come into ,-Canada ha, never" 'hid ,ueh ,n the behind, him-the Nallonallat ,SJU. presented to her before, I will crowd fn Quebec under and. .not in of ex.gaera-! Bourassa, the backbone of hu Quebec is my sincere belef that parls'-thcae men will not allow, h'm .the destruction or the safety of hu- London, Dec. Is the statement of British ship- ping losses from submarine at- tacks-last week: Arrivals sailings 2.3SI. British merchantmen over GOO ions sunk by mino or sub- marine, 14. BrfUsh merchant- men under tons, 7. Flslilng vessels lost, uoae. British mer- chantmen unsuccessfully attack- ed, Including fivs previously, 11." HEALTHY is the biituright of every child, Contact'.with count- less andean, germ-laden things CT'ery dayj however, Brings.the constant quota of danger and the artless children make them especially liable -to'infection. Even so there n 'one sure safeguard .you can m HEALTH It i] a wonderful disinfectant, and bland, pure, free lathering soap for all toilet purposes. The most tender skin its daily use; The mild, disinfectant odor you notice vanishes quickly after use. At AH LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED tORONTO to have a free band ou this question ol winning the hold office a He would not if he counters their THE CANADIAN BANK S3? CV.O.. LLB.. D.C.L. K V. F. Ajsi SR JOHN V.C.BROWH Sup'l of Cennl W UP, T RESQVE am SAVINGS-BANK BUSINESS This Bank pays interest at 3% per annum on all deposits of and upwards ill this department Small accounts are welcomed. LftHbridge Branch-- R. T. Bryipners Mgr. AXMASGIFT for the BELGIAN drildren Something to eat is ALL they ask '-No luxuries I '-No toys Only money where- with lo buy them food. How much will spare for this purpose Every little "He gives twice Send your XmwGift by cheque ot money order to BELGIAN RELIEF FUND A. BUCHANAN, CrUlrwiM, wishes, and therefore. say, he might come into cnice, but be will not come into power. "If the Union gOTernmejit !s' de- feated SiT "Wilfrid win be called on to form a new administration. Ke will occupy tha high and will be the nominal king. But if we all look steadily through the halt transparent curtatns we will see the of tbe men vrho are.the real power! be- hind the and Bour- a. (Cries' of Cannot Support Sir W Ifrid Now I wit.nt to lay my Liberal' friends. -ThVre are some of you-who feel the new government is welt-balsne'ed, who fey] convinced Nhat pro- war and bolh fa'r; and qFf great promise. And' you fiei can- fldcnt that conscription, toqr is rght because it is necessaryV and'; hesitate. You that mo'st of the outstanding Liberals ars iupporting the new government, and you hesi- tate: and jay, 'Well what', the old Wilfrid Laurier.' I Mnow how you I-have gene all i 4tircjgh that heart-rending myself. My af- fect'on for the old chieftain became ardent long. Tong aoo and I love him still. t looked upon htm as much more than a politician, and In fact we rarely talked politics when we met. Politics Vf3t hardly an active enough subject to take our attention. Yes I ;love him still, but th's time he ii one side of the onty issue presented to ut. am the other. and continu- ous ThiG time I must vote against his candidate. I vote for Union government. The Proposed Referendum. Mr. Campbsll Ihen went on to cuss the referendum which Sir Wilfrid proposes. He said: "If don't care to' give them the right to isy Laurier Lib- erals, because the Lfberal pnrty has joined the Union i' the i r.aurier party, plus the Larcrgue-'i Bourassa -'party, win the election, Laurier will have chief office, and Hie Bourassa party will hate the power. They propose to suhm't a reforcnilum, and the Bourassa party aro making man who Is running as a can- i dldato In Quebec sign a pledge which reads as follows: "I, the undersigned candidate for the feceraT election, by these presents agree, if I am elected, to exact the inmedEate suspension of the Military Swice act of 1917, and of all its effects, until the Canadian electors have been consulted by a plebiscite, and, should the majority of the people condemn conscription In this referendum I agree to require that It (Iha military act) he coni stfered al void and without effect from its very origin, and that In con- sequence the conscripts be liberated from service and discharged, r atso agree to vote aga'nst any iovern-[ ment that would refuse to adapt the! above-mentioned policy.' Is pretly Mr, Limpbell (ontlrracd. "tut still not qullo deflate enough. If the majority of tbe people r-nndemn conscription then Iheso consequences are lo fol- low, nut they don't say a word about what woulil happen'if the people con- firmed (lie Military act. will they carry out the conscr.-ptfon act the w they want It? They oajht lo have loM ua much, ratrsly to nallsiy our curioally, to no'.hln? performing great public duty. "Ladles and gentlemen, we don't hear much about this referendum II the Union government la defeated Quebec w'lh solid vn'o wdild probably deny ralld'ty oi His Mllilnry Service net If a referendum wr.ro laken. Hut at any ralo we aro r.ot likely lo hear, anything ahwit referendum. Sir Bor.lcn has carried the conscription act and It law, and If he Ii Bocceaslul cecd of KSr IS easin1 For the Ladies Diamond (iO.OO to Cameo t3.50 to V Birthday (o Pear] W5.M .Diamonil .Seti1- VKM lo Cameo Brooches4- to Bracelet- Watches, gold filled, to Solid "v. V to J75.00 to to J1SO.OO Pearl to Gold Locfcets-? to Diamond to J175.00 Sllrc-r Mirror, Driish and V20.00 to Sliver ilaniciiro Sets i to to Silver Meah to -PUted-r to to to For the Gentlemen to Diamond to Gold and Stone to Diamond Cuff to Gold Filled Cuff Gold Cuff to Gold Walch 550.03_ to i to 515.00 Signet i 16.00.to Silver Cigar to Silver Clgaret to 00 to Silver Match to to Silver Military to Plated Military to For Babies Baby to FeedltJK 50c to Finsef 75c to Drinking v to Hlb to For Girls Brobches- (of i to Mesh to Drush and J7.00 to .Jowcl to Vanity to Pearl I to For Boys Signet ni 50c to 50c to Wrist to Pen cl Ifi- to to Buttons SYE SPECIALIST IN CHAROE OF OPTICAL DEPARTMENT. A.WRIGHT THE LEADING JEWELLER, ESTABLISHED OF. MARfllAOE NO WITNESSES REQUIRED. LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA ;