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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 14. J 918 THE LETIIBRIDGE DATL"^^ IIERALD PAGE FIVE The Eistening Post Of Interutvta^ Vet�r�ns. Conducted - , by. M.;ie,iM�ddl�pn, ^ ; Tlie one tact wiildi stttiifl3),p\it ,lnost *' cleurly hlrconnuctlptt tijl'fli'th'^ jil�8orb-ibg* qiiestion of larifl-'^settlement, 1b that there Ad lundiai present available .for the Iiurp6s�ii/: Au equally es' l.ubHshetlvf^itj howeVfer, is thaUinany jnilllons ol the' mostffertileyana nccas-filblo .'ap;rtcuUural lands In the Dominion are alienated ,tt:fij^r putUc owner-*l^lp,;^l)y b^ng:^'fn- tljfSj^.liOBao^slon of epecUlatlvo .cor'porattdiis aid IndlvKii-iiala.' The ciueSflon as to how these Idle, acres shall fte ^ecpyered'for ptib-Itc use a.ifrbblem'vKlilc)i,.rightjy bo; longs lo blir statesmehlibijt we, Xs-returned soldiers, hitVeya yery deeit Interest 4n the stiheme. which musfbe evolved for this purprise, and the ; epeeding up of wjiatever process may be finally adopted. , Our, stand, as men who-have fougHt for this country, Is a very simple one>..We merelj' claim that a sufflclency of the "slacker Acres," which have been lying dormant in utfproductlve Idleness, shall be thrown open, tor,settlement, according to the stated intention ot the Government, in order that all veterans who desire to take up farming may be enabled to doiso with' some hopes of pue-tiess. In other words, we wish to see the Soldier. Settlement Act ot 3 917 put Into working order, and Its raisoh d'etre accomplished as set out iu the ])reamble, which states it to be "An Act to assist returned soldiers settling upon the land, and to increase agricultural production." .. It la inconceivable that fui'Uier exemption should be aiforded to the owners of Immense tracts of unused lands, until such ti^ne as the labor and energy of surrounding settlers has* "Increased Its value. If the Government's dlctnnij that "food will win the war," was rbally believed by its sponsors. It is a-peculiar fact that.. the TOQulred amendments to the Soldier Settlement Act could not be made by order-ln-council. Many wider enactments have been perpetrated under this form of government, a number of which .struek at the very root of liberty and privilege. Personal liberty-that hitherto most sacred and Inviolable human right-has not been exempt in Oie process of welding the power and resources of the nation into; tlfe set "purpose of victory. But while a policy of "work or fight" has been adopted for the manhood ot Canada, anyone hundred thousand men have been arafted into the army as.a con-seQuence of national necessity, iib cbr-rpsponding policy has been devised to deal with Canada's secondary great asset-T-the land.. , � hEtii settlomeiil- cannot be brought about by any haphazard acheme of .^t'ovMlng merely laud and a loan, ioUkrir are the. throe middle-west prorjiideii '.the only territory upon ^Woh'eettlement is roqulrod and do-ilrable, evenUhough there be over thirty mllHoh idle ;aoroB thercifi, ac-cessUile to railway transpo'rtatioa. ^uch careful' thought miist be given to tlie details which are essential to this great problcny The pariiculiir need ot each province desiroHs of retaining its own veterans; the topographical-conditions which require varyl^jg treatment;the funAmental need of agi-lcultural instructlo^l; the provision oflauch features Majestic Theatre for two days beginning on Friday nexl. This charming story in book' idvm delighted millions of reader,^ and then Henry Miller decided that in it there was excellent material tor u play and arranged with .Jean Webster, the auUi-and the or, to drarautiiie It and the success bo contemplated-J in .sp.iiousness witff. accorded it Ih now atiigc history, the days lost intmiiiule.s liere and months there, thrqiigli ilic general letting down that always 1'oIIoav.s di;j3at-isfactfon oij. th.o part o! ,�> large group of employees. -The cuntinuiincc of conditions that, mak'j .such things possible is all the more surprising when it Is realized Hlial the cost of days lost in this way t';illH almost entirely upon employer.s rather than emnloyees, "It the dissatlsfaclioii felt by civil servants has decreaseii their activities by only one-twentlelli during the month ot November aiul for whple liranches it has bef^n CHtlmated at more nearly one-fourtli. the government should add 30,000 days to the 3C,S43 days above nmiitioned. "In private emnloynieiU competition with others would lo)(:c the'-govern-nieiit to consider the removal of the cause for so serious a di'ain upon tlio I public pocketbook. In public employment competition witli common sense, or 0 tfeslre to follow the British precedent of making the government the model employer, should accomplish the same result," AT THE COLOjSIAL. The show at the Colonial Theiitro tonight will JjG oire of the biggest and best Saturday niglit shows ever ottered in Lethbridge at the popu'iir price of twenty-five cents for ail scats. ^ The big vaudeville feature will lie the merry musical I'arce comedy "A Family .Mix-tip," In which the. clover Colonial Players excel tlielr previous efforts. As an added attractioji Francis X, - Rusiiman and life drama of the Kentucky feud're-gions, whicli'wi" be at Starland on .Monday and T . ay is the grand daughter of o y r IJammerstein, the celebrated (i,ool of Chlro-'practic, 421-427 S. Ashland Bvd., Chicago, III., or call on iiUNE B. SMITH ' ' CHIROPRACTOR 903 SEVENTH AVENGE 8. , , LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. r V WRITE FOR FREE BOOKLET J are the cliief points iiy the vesolu-.tion passed at the boa;rd of health of t\ie executive trustees of the con-I oh Friday afternoon, and \sihich are science of Europe," it adds, intended'Tor the better health of the; After repudiating, tlio suggestion that 'British navalieni is as bad .as Cerman 'tailltarism, the-'. Times mayhj "If America can show a way in which the navy can better discharge a duty to human liberty we would ; consider it all the more willingly be-ciftise it was advocated by lier.' j Regarding hints that England is ! only half in sympathy with a league of nations, it explains: \ "Why, the very Idea is as English as can be." ' The paper concludes by again'wel-coming the president because ho breathes a bj-eatii of liberty from the new v>'orld and he comes in the most useful, it not the most difficult, role ot a kind friend, . SUNDAY, DEC. AT STARLAND THEATRE, 3.30 P.M. 15th SPEAKER: W:l MCHANAN, M. P. SUBJECT: "DEVICES OF WAR IN TIMES OF PEACE" ADMISSION FREE SINCE 1840 THE NORDHEIMER For 7S years Canada's leading Piano, Uprights, Players, Grands. Cash or Terras. Agents for Steinway Pianos. Assiniboia Music Co. Ltd. 315 6th Streets. Pho,ne 1544 2-0 G.W.V.A. SACRED SUNDAY EVENING CONCERT COLONIAL THEATRE NEXT SUNDAY EVENING SILVER COLLECTION', particular WOMER Who want the best In taate, cleanliness and nourishing qualities. insist on having  Phone 1175 and Have the Rig Call. , NiJ. SCHWEITZER License Number 5-1788 STATIONERY AND BOOKS STAND OUT SUPREMELY A3 ACCEPTABLE CHRISTMAS GIFTS In the matter ot selection the books aie hand picked andNthe stationery Is of exquisite design and qualltyi tiii Twentieth Century Book Store 514 4th:Aveniie ' Phone 613 OTTAWA, V ^ec. 11.-Tp remove misunderstanding on the sugar or-dei- 'the food board has issued ii supplementary statement. AVhat is now' j)erraitted follows: (1) Manutacturing of Icing sujgar. (2). Use of sugar in candy, f'rench pastry, cake6 and biscuits for private use, (3) Normal service of sugar in public eating places. What will bo permitted 6n January 1: (1) Use of white granulated sugar in bread-making, (U) Purchase ot sugar without permit, certificate or coupon. (',',] Use of stigar iu trade nianu facture, canned g^oods, cake, sweet doughs, bread, rolls, candy, chocolate products, table syrups and the like; medicinal preparations, beers, sqft drinks, condensed milk and ice cream. ; AVhat is still under restriction; Use ot beef, butter and-fats. MOVING Aye have outgrown our present promises and will move and bo ready far business Monday,next at SOUTHARD BLOCK THIRD AVENUE We will endeavor to serve you better with EVERYTHING FOR THE OFFICE " , PRINTING, P>VP?R RULING AND^ BOOK BINDING ever all & Franks Sinnett Block Corner 4th Ave. and Sth iBt. Pho^ne 1107 NO WASHY-SLOPPY PEACE ISJWANTED LONDON. Dec. 14.-Sir Auckland Geddee, who vspoke'  last night at Andover, cornparing the ^peac'e policies of' the ' Coalition flovernment and the Labbr party; said the polivy of a strong peace advocated ,by~-Mr. Lloyd George was contrasted by the policy of, a washy-sloppy, weak' peace of ' Arthur Henderson. If the country concluded a weak peace generations to come would repeht the weakness with ' blood . and tears. The government, Last tunes Tonight PAULINE FREDERICK IN TOLSTOY'S "RESURRECTION" AND FATTY ARBUCKLE ^THE COOK" THE VERY FUNNIEBT TWO-RCCL; -COMEDY EVER SHOWN IN LETHBRjIOGBr MONDAY AND TUESDAY MATINC9 , . � , � PATH E � jPR.lSejJIi ,ji.i-"-' ; ELAINE HAMMERSTEIN IN "HER MAr A MARVELOUS SiX-REEL PRODUC TION OF KENTUCKY VENDETTAi AS WE HAVE ARR41NGE0 TO SHOW! AN EIGHT REEL PICTURE OP XHE BRITISH NAVY TUESDAY EVENING, THE PERFORMANCE ON MONDAY WILL BE CONTINUOUS FROM 2^ TO_6.00 P.M., SO THAT EVERYONE WILL) BE ABLE TO SEE T "HAWS UP" COLONIAL ,NEXT MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY  NORMA TALMADGE IN HER LATEST SELECT PICTURE "her only way" The Story of a Girl Who Found '*Her Only Way." ALL SEATS KOBMATAUiADCr I PMPRESCa. ii TONIGHT O Mrs. Charlie Uin in "For Husbands Oiily" SHOW OPENS AT 6.30 COMEIARLY ;