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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DECEMBER tflW DAIIV HERALD PAGE SEVEN other Undoubtedly Canada can Ret lots of such nut she must finance a great flit For unless this Is done business will go to the united which will readily grant the that are for she haa unlimited Arid so one might go oi down Jong list of problems that are forced upon this country through the tact that lie United In cer tain wheroM we hate ev ery to expect to do Is set ting strong n So when tho east demands one policy and the west demands and seem In clined to fight over the matter It Is not surprising that somo wlae propose that those interested should the get around the council tftMft rather Humorous evidences of renewed poll1 than fly at one Farmers Platform Makes the East of Get ting Together to Meet tical activity throughout the Uomlu la a political re main u To use a slang ex there is nothing The sound of tho hamtier will be heard throughout the land tteit spring and Wflth thereturn of peace a great of building was as PS1 U WI IJ U IV WD wi lolng To those who know the Bnywlly announcement this apparent indifference to thft Ooternment will advance to the provinces to help solve the honelng problem Is bound to Impart n strong Impetus to building trie amounts tu he advanced to the provinces will be in proportion to Sas katchewan sMwJd reoeire or and Alberta and Mani toba about a With the government taKIQg the lead no doubt many other people will follow HO that 1919 should be a big build ing The western provinces are coop erating well In tlie War Savings having no less than three repreHcntntlvea at the Ottawa political dovolopmentB in the province Is The explanation of In that Ottawa Is not today the headquarters of a political organ Tho old Liberal and Conser vative Central Dominion organizations time ago ceased to exist and tho Unionists have yet constructed When tho session the politicians will have innings not until Of all dovelopmonte that have tak en place within the last two weeks the promulgation of the platform of the Canadian Council of Agriculture has caused the most concern east of Ihfe Great Several of those 1o be the most discerning Is bound In the political battles of the not dis tant While hostility is tolled towards some of the proposals therein sot there Is on Ihe part of and tho west get together in w i i i i Lll l cc iciiiGnviiitniTWio v v in the oast unhesitatingly declare that thlg Some may think that people having nub scribed to tlie second Victory there is not much of a field left for tho Sale of War Sav But llio experience of a demand hc a ent One person in every five subscribed to the last Liberty and yet over worth of War Stamp Certificates have nl ready been sold to people On that basis Canada Should have no difficulty in placing her worth of War Savings order that a serious clash may be headed These men say the war hoe left us enough It must not ho added to by a struggle between these two great portions of tho conn ARMENIAN LEADER ISSUES APPEALFOR UNITY OF PEOPLE head of the Armenia mil itary which Is soon to visit Una issued an appeal to Uli countrymen ashing for their support of the work now gelng on In The which was Is sued While Torcum was nl a port on the Whito has received It follows Dont Meet ivilians llalfVVayj In Their Attempts At Friendship i WITH TUN fANADlANS IN GKK iHy Canadian NEED FOOD ON ISLAND gent calls for food have been re ceived from the Magdalene Island people durlnj the past few days and the Dominion government line commissioned the Kteamer Stan ley to convey supplies to The Islanders reported they were without flour and other The Magdalene Island is In the Gulf of Lawrence and at time of year Is surrounded by POFMILATION OF SIIIER1A DESTITUTE the population of Siberian towns are practically destitute of all kinds of necessary and are look ing to the allies for Is the report received by the govern ment from Cana dian trade commissioner at Vladi The shortage of food stuffs is due to the fact that the farmers will not sell to the towns people until they can receive godtJs In SHAUGHNESSY9 MESSAGE inn cabin from Lord ShauRhnesay HjMjl appeared In tlie London Financier in ii symposium of oplniolw from repnvienlarlvc1 men Ihc Umpire nH to whfit the war policy of British should In1 without vindlcntlvenertiL I wine coiinan to secure early establlilk I j of stable governments i to wf alien In return of soldiers to civil IIW anrl nrriipallons as promptly as port Canadian corps headiiumtern were tabltebed at Unnn on December To Armenians of all allied neutral countries one month nfier the signing of HIP In the Hussian TinCanadian 1st and Jim armies of the Caucasus abandoned the j Divisions are now tiiUlns up their Armenian On ul1 OH a part army rif their though having nt I heir disposal only I on lhi risrht liank of DIP owing to the fact j the men welcome that the state anarchy prevailing long pilgrim Ilie end entirely did not allow us to employ all our which has cuniniued almosi without but in full possession of a interruption since Hie croHstnn of large part of Armenian we Cafial dtt Nord on September They solemnly proclaimed in j were assigned U dlfllcult task the presence of the population I Of all in the umvh through the Ar and tho provincial Armenian dele the independence of which includes Greater Lest ser Armenia and Sllician Merc Handful of Soldiers We placed these countries under dennes and tmd the fact coinpliled on schedule that was the protection of four allied j wll time is highly able to their endurance and Preparations an now well under way for demobilization of these two people of the ed the Undoubtedly there is much to he said for this view as the dayt go it is quite evident thnt in attempt ing to solve eoms of the problems be ItiK just because of the small will have all she can The various problems growing out of reconstruction are but they no means ex tho To tho south ie a country contain ing thoroughly j keyed up through its stupendous war tjuite realizing it con and wealthier than any other country in the It is entering the reconstruction period with induR trlal backed by such vast resources as will make it difficult for a competitor such as Canada to keep pace with Take the wheat problem for exam Having guaranteed the price for the 191D crop at a It in quite possible that with acres sown to as there prob ably will he in the United States by May Uncle Sam stands to lose But he into the deal with hiseyes wide know Ing well what was ahead of But this huge as it does not both er very much a country that planned to spend on war dur ing the presentfinancial But for Canada to have to meet even half that loss would be And what would happen if the Cana dian farmer should have to Sue Lo 50c a bushel less for his wheat than does his American neighbor Canada possessing a long coast line and a profitable foreign natuA Ally is ambitious to possess alao a considerable merchant But think of what she is going up against In the tremendous American ship building program And yet what rep resentative Canadian would let iUncle Sam take all thia business Then there is the problem of pro yiding credits to finance exports to Great the United France and Deserted by the betrayed by the Georgians and attacked on aH sides by the Turco German Tartars and 20 other races Intent on our extermina we have fought with a handful of gallant soldiers for the independ ence of our We far away from our western allies and we were without the least possi bility of receiving our faith In the final triumph of our cause which was also the cause of all peoples outraged by the barbaric Teu never failed The This was not shared by all We also had our Adventurers from actuated by Russian revolutionary doc bllnSed by their political pass ions and thirsting after did not shrink from hateful They hastened to cast themselves at the feet of the slaughterers to beg from the Sultan of Turkey the reins of gov ernment in every Armenia territory as big as a pocket This occurred just at the moment the glor ious allied armies were redoubling their valor to overthrow the enemies of humanity on all We branded these traitors and shall certainly hang them to avenge the Insult dealt Armenias At the cost of innumerable diffi WILSON FEELS VERY MUCH AT HOMI WITH FRENCH FOLK Wilson delivered an address today at the city where ceremonies had beeu arranged The replying to the greeting extended said It ui waa with no ordinary sympathy that the h croSBed the vast Kus t ITMltnrl hfljfr I very prob ably will be Uktii presently by the Canadian 3fd and 1th which are now attached to the ith army in the region of Germans Friendly The attitude of the German popu lation toward our troops appeared In he and based on the theory as the war is wo might as well be friends Needless to these advances were not mot half ana our men have ed admirable reserve and Incidents have been because the troops of tire occupied territories have been under There appears to bu ample supply of food of all in the Rhino iltles our men are better off than n because we have fixed a value for the mark of 70 mark etill fetches one 35 in official being almost dou ble the Germany in liquidating her debt to Belgium will have to redeem each mark she ssued by two States view sufferings of the people of When the United States entered the he they entered it not only because they weremored by a conviction that the purposes of the central empires tfere wronf and must be resisted by men everywhere who loved liberty and but also because the illicit ambitions which they were entertaining and attempt ing to realize had led to the practices which shocked our hearta aa much as they offended our Concluding he said have made me feel very much at home not merely by the de lightful warmth o your but aisrf by the in which you have made me realise to the utmost the intimate community of thought and ideal which characterizes your people and the great nation which I have the honor for the time to Medicine Hats reconstruction com mittee la opposed to demobilisation until owing to the scarcity of TOBACCO FOR THE BOYS THE AMATEURS RICHARD HINCK8 AND PARTY WILL PRESENT FOUR LITTLE PLAYS ENTITLED THE CHANGELING Jacob THE Daby McGeoch Lily Tnuby THE Pinero IN THE MAJESTIC THEATRE Friday and Saturday Evenings December 27th and 28th To raise funda to buy the boys Over There a present of Admission by Ticket SO Crats Each BUY A write the name of the soldier on the back together with your own hand It In at the Theatre and well do the Hell get a If you cannot attend the performance buy a ticket and mall it to Allan 308 7th any time prior to and a parcel will go forward to tho hoy you The tobacco will be sent through the QvMtafts Club 50c ticket Will secure worth TICKETS ON SALE AT ALL DRUG STORES alan territory which is seething with I now come to you charged with a sacred trust and I bring to you the Armenian My mission is to gather round this which has become the emblem of our our faith and our burning thirst tor an Armenian army of We must help our glorious allies to take from tho Mediterranean to the Black of all Armenian countries where our martyrs are to be counted by hun dreds of Appeal For Union I come to ask you tc make the supreme May all of you be ready to bring new life to tor tured 1 appeal to you for You must immediately cease your party While our country lies I remind you that no exhaustion or weakness will be toler Armenia does not wish to die Sh wishes to become powerful am She at to take her which she has so dear ly among civilized In order to bring to a successful end the work of attaining independence for Armenia amidst a ruined Ar menta wishes everyone of you to do your After having been for so long a sorrowstricken witness of Ar Question Drawer On Civic Taxes the city council gone on i record to hold a tax sale during tho coming year and every year thereafter so thai those who pay their taxes Will not have to pay for those who refuse to pay we intend taking all pro ceedings that the Charter gives us toj collect viz Distraint proceed common suit and tax it the city councils intention to Impose an Income tax on persons who draw all or part of their income Irom sources outside the a concrete If a farmer lives in tho city and operates a large farm at Grassy would his income from his farm be taxed by the city of Leth bridge Council have asked for home rule and suitable regulations re garding the enforcement of Income The final arrangements must necessarily be left in abeyance pend ing the Governments the city council satisfied that the proposed new forms of taxation wjll not tend to keep people from com ing to Lethbridge to live this connection it should be remembered that one Alberta City in 1918 widened its bisls of assessment by going from nil to taxable valu ation of 60 per on in stituting a business tax and an income tax another jumped from nil on im Overcoats and Ulsters with Fur Up to The Cloths are the finest that can be made in Scotland and Every detail of the making is up to the FitReform standard of means the best that is done in Canada The fur collars are skins carefully chosen by experts and are absolutely Quality alone fixes the run up to We have Overcoats and Ulsters as low as 296 McKELVIE McGUIRE LETHBRIDGK BUS 1 menlaa tho hour has at i provements to a taxable valuation of last struck when the entire world will look with admiration on the rebirth of That is the reason our country sor tiO per and instituted a business j tax and another from 25 per on improvements to 60 per proposed changes by LethbrldKn KIEV OCCUPIED BY rowfully appeals to her I willnot be as radical us some of these beg all Armenians from the highest and here is no reason to suppose to the lowest to hearken to Armenias I that there will be any escape from voice for this voice has been made j bearing Uie mans burden In solely through His appeal is Alberta and the West oven if a command to wati to do Signed QHow doeslhe city propose arrive at a person s mcoma in order to j secure a basis for taxation is proposed to havo the res ponsibility for the Information neces sary to rest on the In oth er words a questionnaire will be sent out to be returned duly filled in under a heavy penalty imposed by a proper amendment to the city propose to do any ihlng with the vacant property falling to the city through tax sales to make it productive and thus make it pay its own way j soon UB tracts of laud suf flulent size arc secured no effort will i bo spared to make these productive by sale or Isaae to the right j The smaller and closer in lots are a more difficult problem that will roj quire a good deal of thought and will depend so muohTm future conditions I that no forecast would bo of any bennj fit at the present NUMBER OF DELEGATES NOT YET FIXED even the number of delegates to the peace conference has as yet been says ah official note issued today denying various reports as to the makeup of the French Ths note reads Various newspapers have given the composition of the del to the pesce Their information Is CVen the number of delegates will not be fixed until an understand ing is reached between the allied the sarns as for the Candy for Christmas At Christmas the sweet tooth calls for Young and old alike favor it as a holiday make no mistake in choosing From good old fashioned home made taffy to the prettiest de luxe holiday were prepared to meet the demands of Our assortment this year is very large and ied and its all good We make the home made varieties and carry a number of the lead ing lines of bon Watch for the Big Extra Specials Two Days Before Christmas On Monday and 23rd and we are going to have a special announcement to ma city of capital of the was oc cupied Saturday by troops the di according to a telegram re ceived here The Uetmau of the It Is has abdicated and the cabinet hM Order in be ing maintained by troops of the direct ory and German The Ukrainian burtiau at announced on 8 that it had received word that the Ukraine forces had seized all the power In the Ukraine after a battle in which men were Hilled and The dispatch stated that SUoro the had been Skoropadskl had maintained his pow er with the help of the Austrians ami the TRAVELLERS MEMBERSHIP tho nual Saturday night of the Dominion Commercial Travellers Association it was announced that the membership Is now the highest figure in the history of the The Alexandra Confectionery ALEXANDRA HOTEL BUILDING ;