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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta fAGE THE DAILY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, letbbrlbge filberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRIN1- ING COMPANY, LIMITED 323 6th Street South, W. A. Buchanan PresWcnt and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Subscription Ratea: Daily, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Daily, by mail, pur year Weekly, by mall. TUT 51.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily address label. Accept- ance of papers cite.- eiplralitn date is flur' authority to centlnua the sub- scription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR negotiations for peace be- (vein Russia -and Germany hive been opened and tie allies hare been united In these negotiations. The answer ol the allies to this invila- tion'vlaas uot been given, but it is like- ly toSe a refusal both to enter into and to recognize the Bolshevilci'as a resular government. The Italian front continues to be the centre of Interest nt present, and 'the Teutons are proving to be less and less successful on thii front as time goes on. (aem do their part. The rest of the provinces are not asking that Quebec do what none of tie other provinces are vvilUnc to do. They aakina. only that Quebec be made, to approtca: in reasonable measure what the other provinces have already doae aod willing to do. sir Wilfrid Laurier, policy In this election Mt old feeling that there was much 6ireJ In his stand, now aa oppor- tunity to undo, as far possible, harm he has dote, by couneelllna' people of his province lo ac- cept the conscription and give it wbole-neanej support [f Sir Wilfrid will do thii, tc will ac- ccpt Monday's verdict as the refereo- dum of the people oo conscript Jon, he may la a dtapel cloud which hansis over hka la nil latter days. If lie U reall? dealrona of unity In Canada he can do much to bring It about. Jf Sir WllfrH, not Hear! it the real leader In Que- bec he now aa opportunity to pro re 1L CANADIAN NEWSPAPERS CONGRATULATE THEMSELVES The ci have every to rejoice over the re- sult of Monday's general election. With the exception of Quebec, prac- tically every daily newspaper In Can- adk was supporter of the Union government with its policy of selec- tive conscription. In Western Can- ada there were only two dally news- papers which were not lupportlng the government One was a former Con- newspaper. The other was the Lrberal organ of Hon. Frank OHv- Ottavs-s. Dec. Col Ernest chief preifi ceawr fc-r Mate. In hU capacity of secretary the Canadian breach of the Knsplri arllamentary has recelv- from Mr. Howard D'Eglville. secre- ry of the I'niied Kingdom branch of e association, a resolution at 9 annual meeting of the United branch on motion of eiary of for the colonies, sec- nded by the Rt. Hon. Herbert Sam- el, ex-home secretary, supported by Mr. Adamson. M.R., leider ol Ite labor a affairs will be engend at and that Is a thing much to it WILFRID LAURIER'S GREAT "'OPPORTUNITY FOR SERVICE 5, Any hint of temerity on the part o new Ijnion government. In carry but In conscription program 1 ie.province of queboc will be me volume of publie criticism i will stagger the governraen Its Intensify. We believe Ih realizes this and will a the Quebec qaeitlos without hi oealble U> children or a few ahort taki'them q In HolIajKl.'jirhercJ'Uiey'cau be given proper food and 'attiniloii. You wll! eajoy roarJChrtitmaa Day infinitely lapiring thai'yoi have ;one for. oj its Belgian ohlldran. CREW An AtteaHf lity four mem ben of the crew he lUamahtv' Kalghi of brought hire." Sun- oay by u wtloh nteMd tiara ahqrUy. before their ttorm battered 'ataajfaer.'fdun'der. ed on Monday, 300 rnllai Kntheut of were Engtiah aul TWO "Why te the worU 'tjJi call him "We, aan ii ,.ee arjrand Oeo. Blr Arthur Currlc- wrtl come houie on furlough at tha ent time. cot Major R. P. Drown, of Toronto, Ii to act ai returning officer for the vot- ing among the Canadian eoldlcrs on the Italian front. Rev. John Mcnobie, of Pelrolla, re- aently celebrated his 91st birthday and tbe ,60th anniversary of, his ordi- MtloTi'as a. Presbyterian minister. There were appeals on Uio enumerators lists at Hamilton, Ont Judge Jlonck said the work was ivrel- chedJy douo. Owners of tho Orll. the Liberal dally i elecllon publication, at Hamlltou, have Instituted legal proceidings against .Mewburn and the Hamilton police authorities, for preventing the printing'of a re- cent morning's Issue' which was ready to be run off tha press at midnight. I The Grit interests ivere finally given (permission by.ihe police to print the 'Ipaper, and It went to prsss at 2 o'clock. The article objected to, II is said, 1 consisted of a column or more giving reasons why conscription should be defeated and also a pen nnd ink sketch with tha words "Every CTOJJ Marked on tha liallote for Borden Means a Wooden Cross in Flanders. lay afternoon In" the BMtmbly hall. Reports were gifsn by the presidents of the-varloui brsanlMtlons. Presi- dent H. S. Allen O. P. Snow, ot Raymond were In attendance. Friends of Mrs. Ed. Holman win -1 pleased to hear that she U im- proving after her serious illness of the past two weekj. A meeting of the' Agricultural So- ciety iras heft In the town hall on Saturday afternoon. The financial report wat read nnd accepted The election ot officers did not taie place on account of there not beiag enough nembera praserit. The annual meet- -Hi Va l.eit! Situi'uij "liltjrnoon at'2 pjn., December S2ad. All hers rtquested" to be In, atteid-' ince. The prize 'money for-1917-Is being psld this week, and whea'the grant U received; from the govern- ment there wtlj be a balance on hand The. Agrl 'Soclet y Is'A' now out of debL Thte-has not the condition since lie fair grounds' were bought but now the eihlbltion grounds are paid for and bolong to the society, forget the meeting next Satur- day, December 22nd. AH prize win- ners of 1917 are members of 1918 as one dollar for mambersnlp Is held by the society out oi the prhe money. A committee has been appointed by the mayor and council to collect mosey In aid of the Hailfai relief. Those wishing to donate to this cause may see T.'sod, P. W. Karren or Mrs. Copo, committee. Mlsa Jj. Hall and'her-mother are now locatocV In ths new telephone el- change bfricer. Miss man age the new everything is in and in' a few daya central will be operating In I'.er new Mrs. Annie Hall returned from Taber where shp has been visiting the past two weeks'. A new organ: has -.boon purchased for thi liD.S.f church hero.; Bishop" HaikOf ixi 1.- O? Bridge Cal- gary last week for thii purpose. the kiddtes: Mpreatvn of pod cbev, Brother's .Arable dnice trie pismt and beat, r trw tad mother: Daddr't fA, whkh Mxp tht BMOMCT of ceurbhip OCOLATES OF CANADA. WKk Cub it fee TM Cn it You knov how ccoU mom vbon'yixi hate buy oo credit' Why not praclice self-denial (or a whifc tf necessary, open a Swings' ActxS In the Unioa Bank of Canada, and with the money ii htai, buy at Cash prices? Tho discounts will help-to jyetl join bink balance, and you bawe mado a good start towards, financial A. F. S. TatumiiMaroger F.' V.' Maniger j. Bl.ckwooo. Manage, LETHBRIDGE BRANCH .CARDSTON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH MAGRATS (Prom Our OwiTCarntpcndtwtl Magrath, Dec. !8._x number of Ma grath the tariwell social held In Raymond; oo: Weines oay night in hoaor of Knight who rtortlT make tli'iome in Utah. On accotot of the extremely weather-tnot u mrnj peorle w B. attendance M held In tbe meeting hoMe where long tables were spread, longth of the hall the decorations were very pretty and-the meal'fff the very best, after which the pegplff.'wem i io-the opera houie when a rjiee'llng was held. A number "of. the irflclal, mm of Alberta ifere In afteaiahcs Among i were: Hlshop anri-Ha. Barker' Mr and Fred Mr. and Mrs (I. Hacking, Mr. and Mrs. J..A. Rlrle Mrs. I. Alston, Mrs. H. Wood, Mrs'! A. J, Wojrf, Mrs. R.- Hale, thg Misses 1 B. Chiproan, L. Ririe, a Heniilgfr, p Hennlgcr, V. Babcock, Mr. "anij Mrs J. T. Flennlgor, D. T. Bliisham, Mrs Whltt and Miss H. McCohnell entertained' o. number of friends oa Tileiday even- Ing In hondr of aad..Mri. Shand of Utah. Mr. and Mm. J. H; Bridge were vis- itors In J.etbbrMge on Tuesdayi f Mr. and Mrs. Harkef, and Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Bridge were In Calgary last week. About 500 children meVSaiita Claiis a Saturday afternooK aid navies store on arrival' In' town. Letters had teen sent to'all theictill- dren stating that 3atila Glaus .would arrive at 2.30. SB- pointed lime with-children of all .gej. Soon Ihe sleigh bejls were hftrdruid- along came Santa In a jleljh loijdejj .ifllh each child a sack of and then took them all lo the ThU day will long be sy the cnlidrcn herd. ..Th.e. "sular ward conference 'of the Migrant ward gya- to every customer purchasing to the value of and upwards on bietween the hours of 9 and 12 ;