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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta UctbbdDflc, Hlbcrta THE lETHBRIpGE .bAILY HER ...ii I II I I III ilii'i|t4JlMliJ;ih 'i DAILY AND WEEKLY Pi^prletor* ani, Pu'bllahef* . .iv.;'-fc^�!;. ------------ _ , JTH* CETHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT- r^a'^jS* V'V INQ COMPANY, LIMITED !k:-^!",.�e8 �th Street South, Lethbrldae �-''^Ca-U ' ' Buchanan- rSI;. President and Managing Director IpTin Torrance - � Business Manager TELEPHONES Bukihns Office................ gdlfdrlal Otfme............. Subicrlptlon Rate*: cilly, dellTered, per week...... -16^ Dally, delivered, per year ......17.60 Dally, by mall per year ......J5.00 Vi'eelvl}-, by mall, per year Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S..?a.uu Dates of expiry o� subscriptions appear daily on address label. Acoept-�nce o� papers after expiration date li authority to continue the subscription. Dur "The Freedom of the Steas' but have been forced thflPreSMeat by the a tern rfealltfea oif wig'' yrho the iStates entered IhtD'il,' Tho'lfe sldent and his p6ople jobn'^^^B^U' what the supremacy, of fiie J^rftSi Fleet, In bein�>bre tb^ert its'rtghta In time of war, wlthoui being 'shackled, in the exercise of those rights, meant. This is iucknowledged by the American j;^eppla atlaifge. :So far as^ Britain's rights of the seab go no ser-) lous ppposl(;1on �can'be^ext)ected from the United States at tJte Peace Coli-' grre'ss. The "Freedom of the Seas" Is one thing in peace tiine. It la aaiother In time of w-ar. In peace Britain haa exercised a benign Influence In" tii6 "Rule Britannia, Britannia rules the waves, Britons, never, never, ehall. *e slaves." In the words of this popular retrain ia condenwd She import of tie phrase "The Freedom of the Seas,", as it concerns the British Empire. The second point in President Wilson's fourteen pofaita. It la one on which discussion runs strong at the pressnt time, and round wlilch vmdi controversy rages. In,ttie Peace Con-Rrees that is to| be It looks fair to be a subject ot no little oontentioc. "The Freedom .of the Seas," at least. Is imperrectiy understood, and in Ckfi- j coiumand of file saas. She has ruled SATURDAY. DECEMBER .14. the waves for the benefit of humanity, and has at no time tyrannized inferior powers. In time of war the situation is different. Let the policy of the fref>dom of the iseas be an estab-liehed one, and the claws of the British lion becoflSe Immediately clipped. H. Pollen, the distinguished naval cri- ^'"i"!^ PP^'^f becomes. deforced, _ ; and the Empire is In dAnger, ada where, colloquially speaking, most of us are landlubbers it is very meagrely imderstood. Many ottempts have been made to define the exatt meaning of the phrase. Perhaps the most concise definition is that of A. In Britain's sea. power, oxerci*! without trammel in war, are .l^ullt up the traditions of our Empire. In these REASON FOR JOHN BURNS' RETIREMENT John Bums, the once prominent English labor leader, refused to con- ' lest Battersea in the British elections. ! gg^jmany has cost Europe and Ameri-He states the r^Mson why In t^iese '^^^ millions of lives and fifty bUlion tic, who says: Germany was defeated largely because at the last she was effectively besieged by sea. Had,- neutrals been free to supply her, the ^'"^ enshrined the glorloua memories . ,^ , f A ot Drake, Howard of Effingham, war might have continued aw)ther giake, Napier, and those gallanT sea year. Had all supplies, especially ; dogs who have made the name of Brl-from America, been stopped from the i tain ^ebo^^^Jed. The Empire can nev- � er afford to forego its prerogative of the seas. It has been its "sure shield" in times of strea^ and ettnergency. first it would have been over long ( ago. Non-combatant trading with �entences: "At a' large, repreSento-tive, and to me a very kindly meeting at which I was present In Battersea Town Hall on November 17 I was ask-; fd:''?^uld you promise to become a member of the Labor party, obey their whips, and sign ^the constitution, ^�ccept thfelr program, and comply with 'f their conditions r Wille sharing inpst i- of tile ideals of the .Labor, party, endorsing their prdctlcal aims, and general ly approving their program, oould not comply with such a request, I do not believe in political indentured labor. A war against militarism dollars. If this is freedom of the seas it has been a costly luxury. What the "Freedom of the Seas," as contained In the above, would have meant to us had it been an established policy can be easily surmised. Its application in those early days of war cannot but give vb pause. The British Empire owes not only i its existence, but Its power and prosperity to the fact .of Britain, being j Mistress of the Seas. In the history j of wars sea powfer^has'always rbeat-en land iwwer. The powerful grsissp of When we understand this It is ^sy to realize the insistence made by our leading seamen cn the retention of the ancient rtgUs of Great Britato on the seas. What we have it is for us to hold, in spite of the machinations of continental powers which seek to assail om- greatness. and for freedom must not end \n con- j script membens of Parliament.^ Lo-boV often^crUidMS the subserviency of the members'elected by the old Una political parties, but It would appear .that' In political action - labor demamlai eubservlescjr, too. The less strings attached to a public m'au servant of the public fae will be. [the .trident has proved an effectual H ICKED UP.IN ASSING FQK THE BDSY MAN The death of JMrs. Anna McGregor occurred at Winnipeg following a paralytic stroke. Mrs. MoGregor-was 81 years old and was the mother of Jas. ^ , , .V . v ,, , D. McGregor, former western repre-wlth the great bulwark that has.sus-' gg^t^tive of the^ food board>and the tained us for centuries. Give the ^ tnown livestock man. weapon in war for our Empire. Once that grip Is loosened we part company �Freedom of the Seas" ite Uteral interpretation and the rivet of Britain's the better' ^ H is evident that the dd parties w*^'determined to get rid-of XTxU(Ri "OoTBrnment-i . Tte ."Freed(�i '6t ;tK| S?as^�r d^riyes \y. jS. Longhurst, at oiw: time ac-countaiiiljat the Cana,dian�^^Bank of Cbmnerce' in Nelson,^ B;C.-, died recently at Outlook, Sask., a victim of .'i. 'Boni W.'-R;^Motherwell was,opBbs- i ^d. % JSfii^: GwremmjsnS ?^*^ ginning, lie had po 'syiniathy yrt^ ^ 'li' TBbs'e who understand bis prejudices will not be surprised at his its insTrtrtttion l*om th* nations .who , Spanish influenza. bonghi�St was a lis inBUirauuu , 5^ ^ hockey playerand was well rely n^ore on land power than on sea P^^^ Grand Forks and throughout power: It'is a direct thrust a^inst ^ Boundary countitr. the supremacy which the British Em-1 - ^ plre has enjoyed by reason of its-fleet { pte. Isadora Curzon of Philadelphia, and Mercantile Marine. This advant-: who deser.ted ^j^,p^_:M^iJ^l Several Marriage in the Com-mnnity-^Idier Retonw-T*' .Personal IteAis powers- If we go back In history we with hard labor at Jayj^y^T^e I aftej ^ short trip to Billings, Montana, 'fFrom'Ou> Own Corresponaent) !v COAliDAUJ, Dec. 12.-Theflu epl-i. demlc has .made preparation tor, tii(i, of coufse, Is-noted for the gentleness of his peace conditions. ' Z'Zary, later Frederii the Great, i ^^^t'Tsl^ ^^^Xf^^^^eTKe an ancestor' of the present ei-kalser, "Billiard Room Act." It is the ideail^I^^i* ^ ' * r attempted to play the Dutch Admir- of the ,,jnen of .tbJs, wscffilatlon thatrif^f u . ^ ,a , 9l's:role by denying the rfsbt of Great tBei;e,...�i'1nsually^amS ito! =con- ^-l^r^km^.^^^^m^ .at ^Coaldale B.ritain -.to se�red- Mr. Cragg mk#�pTne�lfack again and A pi^feMiomil bjtseball play^^^^^ 6,508,768 pounds, aocordlngi^tora ,service t "pr�>ipitated a .;.tnke in an ^�ri^'^ .^^f^^J^^^'^^^eden, -Holland statement issued by the Alberta of- baptized. . shipyard because hte wcSn't Join the a^n^sfnea^ed- themselves to ftee. o| the Canada Pood 'Board-J^he ^ we ar� union. The Ottawa Jonrhal:!, Press, ^�gfyBritain'skea powe^r. Brita-n was order was inef feet fritbOMt being beaten ^ff^^,^^ia:eei-^^-Vi;h;a^e the knowingly expressed "of every Engll^ and American )th,, two daysrbe-/, tvro weeksifafter N^w Year's. The o:^ato"andWe-:^eriCan Colonics, but; fore the aMisflcfl was'signed;-'^The gchool board'l8^uylng?.'k ster'eoptican true to Shakespeare's saying, "Come price paid fqr this butter at Montreal .tjiat will be of^great, use to visiting the whole world in arms anft-i^ shaU , was 46% Cents per pound or ^ total lectm-ers, as w*ll as the local teach-shw!k-themi�^ Srttain. stood true to : _^-^'-^-i|BiTO I?fty to office boys in the ;C.. P-f)R.. X'* . rt&arai |eoD'i>er Euinum. The record Is idliscredttaljle to Quebec* liONDON. Dec. IS.-(Renter's)- Chancellor Bonar Law, speaking at Glasgow yesterday, after reoalUtig the peace squabbling, following the Napoleonic wars, said that was not going to happen now. One thing at the peace conference which he hpp^ would be imposed on the enemy vfiuld be lof see that we dealt fairly ?with Hies. well Itiftrtt?!. "The. government ^of- Mr. Lloyd. George, effectually put an end to this, and victory to our arm's was greatly accelerated thereby. In support of Germany's Interest In the "Freedom of tlie Seas," w& have only to quote the following view expressed by, one of^jher naval command-: the cDlies. � ers, "For Germa:ny flone there-is on-i Wittt the French they had been ly one 'Preedorfi'o^ the Seas,'d\vhich friendly. With the Americans there is the ^iberiatl^ai ,of the ega from the haa'^-:tf^en misunderstandings in the t3^ranhy...of Epgland, Englapd|$ out- pa^^^vbnt at the bottom the Ideals rageous power, must be brokto for-, of ftliSviAanferlcans.'were very much !lilfie�;^^^^vIt would'-be'idM^'of.tho; .i.^x^ that*^e?ier v .1 HOW MANVYARD8 OF 8ILKINE AR'E;. IN OUR SHOW. WINDOW? Rylands & Co. are,giying away a Fur Coat worth $150.p0 Free for the nearest estimate; i Also three other valuable pri^i'' A coupon with every sftlevpt.W'SSO or over, BAPTIST First Baptist Church ' Corner.Bth Ave. .and 3rd Ave.-S. Rev F. W. Dafoe, B.A., Pastor iAtn a.m. Subject: "Christian Fellowship." t Sunday Schoor and ' Pastor'd Biblej Class .at 12.m-At 7.30 Subject. "An Ideal Home." Song .Servlce.^at 7.1C. "Forsake not the assembling of your-. selves togeither as the manner, of some is."-Heb. 10:25. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY ..Hull Block. 7tK Str.eet �. , � ' .Su^ay'Scrvice'.at-li � Subject; "God, the Preserver of Man*" Sunday School convenes at the close of the Sunday morning service.^ Wednesaay Cvenlno, Testimony moating at 8 p.m. .-Ther reading i^pom-Is open d^ily e�-cep^ Sundays, and Ifeal holidays, fi?om' 3 to 5 p.m. Here, theBthla and authorized Christian Science ilte'rature may be read, borrowed or purchased. The public Is cordinlly � Invited to at-tend the 'Church :siE!rvlceB, ~also to visit tho reaUIne room- METHODIST HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR? re,,. The Hud80|s�f>*ayj;Co.-;J�;�lvlng 'W^ a ^Um^^c^n^ for .Khe nearest?'; fttlmlte.' - 4- PRESBYTERIAN I Knpx Charc^ Corner 4t�i' Ay�. �nd Jt^ ^trtet 8. Rev. Capt. A. H. Denoon. Psstor Rev. W. F. Burns. Acting Psstor. Regular- services, morning at 11 and evening at 7.30. ^ 10 a.m.: Boys Department. 12.30 a.m. Big Sisters' Bible Class, 2.00 p.m.: Big Brothers',rBible Cl^ss. 2.45: Other Departments- of Sunday School. � p.m.. Chinese Olsss. THE UNITED CliuRCHrOF NdrtTH-LfiTKB^lDGB Chtistian Churcli Cor. 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S.' ' Oliver L. Curtis, Pas.tor 612 Seventh Street asuth Phone 602 Regular Services morning land evenlng,j! Sunday. School: and BiblOi School'at 10.30 a.m. , I , e ' ^ Christian Endeavor, 0.45, ..Mrs. C^�-S: Farrow, leader.. : NORTH LETHBRIDGE GOBPeL HALt,- (Late 5tb Ave. N. Baptist Church) Speaker: John Rae, 7.07 ISth-SliJ-N. Sunday Evenjngi 7.30:' A Mora&rlal Service. Subject: "The Death of�the Righteous." Everybody Welcome, Wesley Church Rev. Chas. E. Cragq, ,B. 0.. Pastor. ' ".' ResldenCe,S2;0;jltJi;St. S. . Parsonage. to4,' Church- Stu^y, 408 Claude Hughesi L.A.B., Mus. Director 11 a.m. Morning Worship: Rev. Dr. Kerhy, president of Moiipt Royal College, Calgary, will preach. 12 nopn: Sunday':Schpol, and .Bible Class. '�� '' � 7.30 EvenlngL-Worsblp: Rev. t)r. Kerby. Special music at both services. Special ,UiWk,.offfi{',IPS,.^erYipeB '1x111 be . held MX Suna^,.R9y.^^^^^^^ wjll SALVATIOI|||3ttY. Adj. and Mrs. HiWftSft, toff leers .'ifn. ... charge.r;, � Sunday, 11 a.m., 3 apd 7.30 p.m. - , Sunday gchoo}, J2 p.m, , ,'. Monday,. Tllursdas^v Aiiiitmi, i',P-i)a.i Tuesday, 7.30 p.m,..CpTP^pac(et8. .. Wednesday,'3 p,mi,-yH6riie League, 8 p.m.: Life Saving,Scouts and Guards The Citadel Band ' In attendances, Sunday and rTh Services Sunday 11 a.m. .and 7.30 p.m^ Rev. A. Creasy, of Culver, Oregon, will preach tomprrow atvboth services, "�; C63A ;