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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER. 19, 1918 THK iV.GE SRVEN Immigration "The Keystone" of Reconstruction by MaJor-GeDeral A. D. McKae, In Ihoaa diiys ol uncertainly and un- ri'sl, with railing dynanllcs and Ilio inarcli of nolalievlsra. statesman In may n'sll plead (or n conllnu- i: uim of unlly nnd cooperation. The onipethiK with foreign ruariufaclurera who durlue Hie war Jiave lieconie at- ustoined to tlie of mod- rn machinery and. wtio, as In the abt, jnay be eipecleil to epjoy tho i.uiv crn of isconstruc'llon In Canada, Hs in oilier Knlento countries, will dUflculllet sctourt [only tg tlin war, TLo past four years have done much 1 i eradicate tiles distinctions mill lo tlnaln for every man Ihe right to so live is lo tiijuy Ihe amenities of life. )I lho people oi arc to real- lie Ihoio friilU of victory, they must unllclpatQ tjie problems ot reconalruc- turning Oltlcer to take the votea. S. Tlie. ilsyor of the City shall lend at Ills alike In the CUT Hall in the Ctli oC on Saturday the 4tli day or Jnniury T919 al tha hour or 11 o'clock In forenoon nnd 11 requested Till appoint by writing signed liy him, two persona to attend ai (hi; flual Bumming up of tho rotes nnd one person lo allend at, each poll- ing place on behnlf o! the pereoni In- tereated In promoting Ihe pa.slng of In Great nrllaln justifies the especla-; fovernment lo lake up IliU [or (ho sole purpose of redeem' lat wllh an asEresalvc colonlza-: Imperial work, and r.lioulj. with the Treasury Notes hereby autli- ___ rganlzatlon Canada should jssletance of the 'Y-.W.C.A. and oilier 'orlzcd as they become due, and cure during tbe next five years, from I religious organlzalions in Cauada, hu I nmount of unpaid tai- branch railways, Lind developmontt, c'c., thus'not on.y inenl for our returned soldiers but aL Hie ILnia assisting .our ioilns- irles.Llirougli the period 61 uncertain- Iv following Ihe war. Such Capital pxpcadiliife would surely bo Dhlo (o_a cobllnuation of armj' pay (iu aoy" form) ivHh Httle to show ior A "people, who havc.so magnlfi Lo the financial re iiulrcmenta'of.'war. can I am sure, he depended 'upon to supply Ihe money nccc.sssry Tor public improvements lo enable (heir country to bridge sue ceaafully the.period of reconstruction With a view of making use of the er iicorg considemlion might I1 Riven; to the adoption of the UniLei fitat.es syslem where all Ini jirovoments are under Ihc superv S.IDH of their nrmy caslneers. Agriculture Flrct fn Reconstruction Cauada (3 pre-eminently an agricul- tural couni.iv. Its great wealth la yet al Ihc grass roots and inusl be ulouElicil up. Our Buccoss.ilcpcnds on pur agrlciilturnl devclonmcut. U ivns Lo expected thai pending ilQinoblllzalton or (he army and the Avar-workers al home, there should a feeling that we would not ne a position to accept the European Immigration which Is certain Lo knock our door as soon as shipping fadl. Hies will provide traha port. For Ihe.present commerce ami Industry aro-llablo to receive coasid eration to the exclusion of Ini DiEerailoD. these groal factors pt our nalloDdl development conttl Lute some o' the.principal foundation tlonea to our Tcconathictlon Is Lhe keyslono wlthoir tho arch will fall. Following Ihe signing of peace there certain to bo a irernendous strug plo for'tho world's trade and our new tountry, wllh 'Its Infant Industries Kill be at A marked disadvantage in incomlnf should bare at least sut- Icient funds lo finance for his first three residence in Can- ada. In Ihls respect -Its Immigrant frimrthe United Stales; ,oii account ol his close proilmily tg hla'fbfmer home uml his famlllarilT the condl- lioos'ol our country, .roLftl be treated on i somewhal rnore From "an It is icralleil lhat we find in a Iiositlon where irercaniot pre- senl acce.pl >eTery who is sound both-ln bd'riy and mind. hla sltuaUon to aqtco extehL mlgtit he -relieved by_. between our Government nnd. 'certairi British societies organized 'fo ilnadclallT aE.- pdmlnlpn tlon i lion o Great Britain alone'a selected Iniriii-i able'to bring over many thousands grattpn of at least people, of good, strong, clear-minded British who would bring-with Ihe.m in cath or rla. creillt an average of Jl.OOO each. ThlRi DRW' weMUi would aggregate half of our present Jnle re shearing debt. Canada's total Immigration durtng'tlie next five years, even on re- Gtricted basis, should bring cash inlo the far'in cscess oE our en- lire national debt. Such new credit will go far to offset ihe balance of trade which, wlili Iho discontinuance of the manufacture of munitions arid the possibility of an itidubtrial de- pression, Is likely to Le against Can- ada again In the near future. The developments resulting from sucTi ini: migration would add greaLly lo our national wealth, reduce the burden ol our lazes, Increase our Industrial and commercial activities, and in one way or another absorb all of our present forcea.-v nothing .to Cear from pur present naLional brklge' to 111. Treasury Nolcs for the auui of 15 Treasury proposition "A" each e- v> i: SIlfTIIING UIS! MUHSKIN v TIE GILD MEUL rN Let folks step on yon- feet hercif Uir; wear shoes a slzo smaller If yo like, for coma will never aitain aen floclrlc sparks of rvaln throush jo (rcordllig to this Cincinnati aulhorll lie aajs thai a fsw drops of a dru lulled frcczonc, upplled directly upo l tender, aching corn, Inilanlly r [leics soreness, ind soon lho entli lorn, root and all, lifts ritnl out. drug Is a sllcky elher com bill dries oiree and simp jhrlvcll up the corn without Inllam big or even Irritating tho surrounding [lisue. It Is -cUIracd tliat a quarter of an nmcc of freezonc ohtalned al any ling slore will "UIc bul le futflclenl (o remove n1... fhanl or ill com or caMus fra.i feel. out, especially IS ysn are B for Ihe land vlih a rea- n'able 'fo'r crop, tlie clely money for bnUdlnss, ini- ements, livestock 'and olhur ciiuip-, ent. Offered by Neutral Countries Immigration is-ill riot wait the de- oblllzallon of war forces longer tlian conditions neceslllale. Ad- intaee musl be taken of llm desire the emigrant to move before he be- imes again tied down to some occu- allon in His 'own cbimtrj'. It we re lo get Lbe class of linmlgnillon n'e must he prepared to ake early ndyalitaEO of -the sltua- 6n. .Millions ot soldlerS of.' the great have already decided liiey 111 not thejr p'rtyjcns In- oor life, and will enllgrale to Hie restern Immlsphcre. A considerable- of IblB enJKrallon Kill gq irect lo the land. No country Is re- eivlng more favorable consideration han Canada, bul It we nre not In n position' lo accept embjnint he will go elsuwhere, principally to llic countries of South Amcrtci, which, inving asiuraed CO share .of the bur- den of Ibe world's war, have the ad- va'ntaee of low Uiallon offer, probable European Restriction! Bmlgratlon will nnt be looked on wllli' favor oy many countries In Europe, where Ihe effect of depleted manhood will soon lie apparent. It lo be eipecled lliat some ct'lhem 111 resent a furlher driin of their best and .wjll .Increase Ihelr restrii-lloni on ac conllngly. It would not seem pos- sible, however, Iktil Great Britain can afford to diicourage or preveit eml- ll. we quickly develop the natural re Moderate Taxes Easer.lial .from' Europe leave: ola homo largely In tope d avoiding the extreme uurden which Ilie world's war has placed on hi country. He Is cerlnln to look care fully Into Ihc question of taies wlioi aclectlr.g hla new wil nuke hla choice accordingly.. It i therefore of great Importance Ilia Uxes in Canada should be as modcr ate'as possible and not unduly bur denEome, at least for Ihe farmer. W" Unity [n Co'loniiatiin Effort e war should relegate lo Ihc off cial scrap heap the bid Indirect met! pds of diplomacy and business whlc have in the past 10 a largo eilen prevailed In Europe. Social dulie Bhould no longer form Ilie major po lion of otticbl responsibilities. In world now realizes thnt efficiency ca best bo oolalncd toy direct method Coordination and co-operalion of kin- dred Interests aro tbe order of Ihc day, Pre-wir. Immigration methods, like other pre-war activities, must be revised. Our colonization orgiinlza- lion overseas, should get into line. The rivalry existing provinces through their various' Lpmloij offices should lie discontinued. It Is jnima- lerlal where ihe setjler locates In Canada so long as he Is nllhm the It requires no propliet lo see the cat influence which siicli nn Imml- ration would hayevnot-only on the evelopment of provinces ut also on tho f'.U'.ire maintenance ot rltlsh and imperial' sentiment .in anada. Continuing Canadian Y.M.C.A. Overseas The Canadian Y.ll.C.A. mighl well e utilized hy the government in all s' emigration olfices In Great Brit- II would be much regretted ii tier -the excellent record Mils or- anlzEtlnn has -maile overseas it 'is ermllled to become purely local in s activities and not utilized in con ecllon such a human business s colonization. Avoid the Unfit: In the campaign for emigration join of men and women great care bould be'; taken to avoid large cen lea, ijoiiuun.- aiui uiuiir JliJL-pi where Ihc class of emigrant is noi >f the physique EuHaole lo our couuity. Many Urilishers have a miEcon ccption as onr climate, und par Icalarly nmong British women lliere 3 nn entire lack of ho modern conveniences which Dominion. He should he selllcd In Ihe farming district which best suits his requirements (lullo regardless ot province. The lime has Im- (tou'oledly nrrlvcd when our high com- missioner to Great Hrilaln should be our real activo business he.id and supervise our colonization work. He chould centralize, coordinate and di- rect Ihe work now carrleil on hy Iho various provinces, each proclaiming Us own wares, frcmnntly lo Iho detrl ment of a neighboring province, a.nc enjoy, and an unfounded fear of lone sorceress in a neu- and sparsely settle) country. These two are the prlnclpa obstacles to be 'overcome ao far n'Omeu are concerned. Capitalize the Work of Our Soldier It would h? difficult lo orer-csl inntc Ihc Iremendons amountyof vantagcous ndverlising which alai has received through the-fighting r cord of bcr men ou tho field of batll Tho high standard which they li: set In Europe been accepted, typical of Canada. 'As a result Iiu drods of Uionsands of people of'tl continent are'looking IO.TJS' for Ihe ulure homes. The benefits whii ve will 'receive from ihc history'' :ur men on Ihe western front will :ontlnUB for a century, %nd If proper .dvantagc ib taken of same TVO aiiould 10-able to choose the best of the European emigration for, years to Drae. To' Europe and lho world Canada now appears as a nation, thanks lo tiir. fighting men. capitalize he reputation our army has nmile, jy aggressive colonization work, will oblain for us botli the men and Ihe money we roquTro lo develop the natural rssonrces of cur country and enable 113 to s-jcresslully carry on during Ihe psriod of rccon slrucllon which Is at hand. grillon to her Dominions If she Is I not alwaya ,wllb due regard to [he to maintain Ihe siprcimcy m Brlllth Influence, which she undoabledly wishes lo do.. No Next Year Tho rclnrn of Dominion eoldiers, Inclinling their families, lo Iliclr homes ,wlll require Si! Ihe available ships for al least the sum msr of 1910, 90 thai there no immigration ol ImporlancA lo C: ada nut year. We therefore breathing iparc la whtck.ft oi Immigration anA Noles for Ihe sum of flOOO.OO each for s year 13H and prior (hereto I proposition "B" ot tne City ot I.elli- e lo Ihe'Clly of I.ethlmdije is bridgo lo he designated ns to Propo- j.GO, and Isitior, "A" as Herlefi "C" nnd as .to Head n first tlms this llth day ot December 1518. L. Harille, Mayor, Donald A. Dufi, City Clerk. Reid a time this llth day of December A.D. 1913. Hardio, 'llayor, Donald A. Duff, City Clerk. Read a (bird time and passed lu Who e" s Ih. nggrc.atlng .he sum of E for Ihe veil" 1917 due to Cily I" hear Interest at tha rale ot I elhbridke Is and six Per centum -per annum, paynlile Whereas 111 uionevs heretofore bar- half yearly and haying coupons at- oweu.bv wav of temporary loan to tache.l thereto for the payment ot m- eet current cipenditure pending the lleresr. Eacll ot Ihe said Treasury nf Ihc taxes for the year Noles and the coupons attached there- ouen council this A.D. 19L 3M and prior thereto and tor the car 1915 nod [Or tho year 1S1C and or tho year 1917, have been repaid, nd Iho purposes for which tlio said npaid taxes for the year 19U and rior thereto and for the year ISla nu the year 1016 and for the year 917 were imposed and levied, have een met paid, satisfied snu utscharR- J. vvh.oroaA u is necessary in tuc in- erept ot the public health of Ihe in- labitanln ot the City of I.cthbrldge Uml a suppls ot purer water be pro- and thin a fillration ulant be In- Etalled, al an csllmatcJ cost oi 100.00, and Whereas iilaiis and spet.ilicalions of .he proposed works including the Fil- rallon Plant anil an analysis ot tho water have hecu submitted lo and approved .of by the Provincial Hoard ot Health and a certificate of such approval signed hy Ihe Chairman as required the Public Health Acl, has licen Issued to this corporation, and Whereas a Bylaw'lias been passed lu shall he payable- in gold coin of lawful money of Canada, al tlio princi- pal office of ih'e Hank of Montreal In and in each ot the Cilics of I.ethlirldge, Toronto, Mont- real. Canada or in gold coin of Iho United .States of America, ol the pres- ent slandafcl of welghl and fineness at he office .of the sahl bank In the City of New fork In _the Slate oi New york In lim United Stales of America, at Ihe holder's option. The said Treasury Notcn shall day of. Mayor, City Clerk, ,ear date the first dny of February i a SCHEDULE !'A" Canada i Province of Clly of Lethbrldge- Series "C" NOTE: Under tho authority ot the Lath- bridge Charier and of Bylaw No. 32S of the Cily of Letabridge yasjed on' nf. _ _. 1918.the hereby 10 tie benrer tha sun; of One Thousand i In gold coin of lawful money 'of Cauada at (OB offlci ot Ihn'Banlt ot Monlreal id the 'CHy ol London, lo each of the said Treasury Noles Q[ America o, present shall be signed by Ihe City Clerk. The elgnalurcs on such coupons may be lilhographed or .engraved. 3. The Treasury Xotes hereby au- thorized to bo Issued may be in Ihe ard of weight unil fineness at Ihe of- Ihe Dank ot, Montreal in lha Ctly ol New York In the slate of Nsw York in the United States ol America at the holder's option on the Kirst day a form Eel torth m Schedule "A" hereto I f FjbrMry 1924r wllhoul days ot or to the like clfect. anrt to pay Interest Ihereon iu nnd Treasury Notes have been Issued The Council may issue and sell.lhc at the rale pf six per and Told for the purpose'ot paying lim Said Treasury Notes...... I centum per annum half yearly on tin tor the above mentioned work and The said Treasury Notes shall'first daj. or and ol August ijlu Treasury are now due, be a first charge on all unpaid laxes ln each year to lhe DeJrer 0[ ail- 6 due.to Ihe City for the year 1914 und nesel] COUp0n6. Up0u presentation licreas. it is not deemed advis- prior thereto and for Ihc year 1515 lhereo[ at 0[ iht olfices a hy the Council lo Issue Ions term nuil for the year 1916 and for Ihe year beconle doe niurw for Ihe purpose ot [laying 1317 al Ihe time of Iho pasting of Ihls faid Treasury Noles, hut thai fur- Uylaw and all such unpaid taxes shall This _ i._ TT-linn nn.l flc lin Hoiinc-itdil in le3 OL LIL I reaaurj Ihe s and ft Whereas, it is not deemed arlvis- nbie debc the s'------ thcr Treasury Notes should be issued !or the said purpose, which shall bo called Proposition "A" and Whereas II Is deemed advisable by Lhe Coundll for Iho prelection ot tho property ot the Clly from fire lo pur- chasa-a new fire engine al an estimat- ed cost of 515.000.00 which shall be called Proposition "n" and Whereas the Council ot the City of Lelhbridge deem-it expedient for Ihc when .and ns collected be deposited in a Savings Bank Account to bo known Bank or Banks, to DS approved by a 1 to 111 both Inclusive of like amount, effect for nOOO.OO.cach. all L'lly and arc. also a flrsl resolution of Council and lia used for Hie purpose of redeeming the Treasury Notes hereby authorized lo lie issued and sold. Tills Bylaw shall belore tho final charge on all due to lira -Cliy jor ,he year3 19U alld ntlor thereio and for the year 1915, and for Ihe year 1916. and tor tlie ytar 1917, Dated at l.ethhridgo this passing thereof receive tho assent of] i day of purpose of proposition "A" aforesaid! two-thirds ol Ihe duly qualified bur- ADDRESS OF WELCOME needs of Ihe new settler. Adoption of New Methods Our pre-war Immigration literature no longer answers requirements. thor.ld be ic-wrltlen In harmony wllh our new ImmiBrallon policy, colling forlh tbe new realhctions and appeal- Ing only tor seltlers to ihe land. The PARIS, Dec. Wilson wag handed an address of wel- como by Ihe Central I'nlon ot French Agriculturist Associations on behalf of Us alflllalcd organizations lo borrow Ihe sum of tlll.OCMO nnd for the purpose of proposition "B" aforesaid borrow Ihe ennl ot JlJ.OOO.OO hy the issno and' sale of Treasury I Notes for the suras bearing Interest al Ilio rale of six per rcnlilm per annum, jiayablo halt yearly which Is Ihe amount of Iho debt Intended to bo created, and Whereas it Is expedient to make Ihe principal ot Ihe said Treasury mil Mayor, Clly Clerk. gcsses vollng tliercon as lo eacli pro- position. C.- That Donald A. Duff, the Clerk) ol tue Cily ot IxsthbrUlgo be and he j Is hereby appointed lo perform Ihe duliM of Tlcluming Officer. _____ __..._ T. Thai tbe votes of Ihe bi'rgcsses' above is a trac copy of a proposed qualified lo vntc on this TJylaw shall Uylaw which bag been Introduced an4 be lakcrt on Ihls Bylaw ou Monday which may bo finally passed by IK tbe sixlh day ot January A.D. J915 Council of lho Cily qi Lelhbridge between Ihe of .Nino o'clock In the event ol the assent of the hur- NOT1CE Nolice la hereby glrec lhat Ihi payable within a period of five- (61 Ihe forenoon and eight o'clock In the gesses being-obtained Ihcrelo after TAX ON PROFITS years next after the dale on which i Ihe Bylaw tnkes effect, and I Whereas It is eipeilicnl lo make afternoon and Iho polla shall ho open- one month the first publication M ami the voles shall lie uken al the of the proved Bylaw and of this following places and hy Iho Deputy Notice in the Lcthbridge Herald news- !tncli Treasury Notes a flrsl charge on lltclurning Officers hereinafter named, paper published In the Cily of '-vll unpaid taxes due lo the rily for [bridge and lhat Ihe date of the lltJl rail co V.il Ihii 18 braan rsader nke Wf h V. exlsleni the outbreak can tedded upon and p ut Into effect. As It will require approxi- mately a lo results, no tine ihonM bo lost Vgtonlm t cam- _____, and prior thereto' and j (a) Fpr lliaf portion of the City publTcatlon Is the Jzlh ot Decem- Dec. for the yecr 1915 for the year lying Xorlh of the main line of the her A.D. ISIS and tiat the 6th a amendment imposlnK1 1916 and tho year 1917, and (Canadian Pacific Hallway at Ihe Uyra- day of January UU and at Ihe places books and should all be a 10 per cent, lai on profils from I Whereas the amount of lho aisnis-lnaslum Building of Ihe VVoaUnlnsler fised for tho taking of Ihc vctM of in bo Lclhema, exhibitions ol our agrlcnllural :an- products, exhibition Iralns. of a commiJIce amendment imposlnK1 1916 and tho year 1917, and tiada use of. The cinema, us well i child labor products entering inter-! able properly in Ihe Cily sccordisg as good descriptive Canadian novels, affords an excellent means ot reach- log Scandinavia and other countries direct colonization efforts are Dot permllted. countries filled c aor proucs enerng ner- ae proery n "laic commerce vras Itc only action to Iho last icviiBl assessment roll IU" iim Hnii iiif, VMT- ifiisv of Lhe senate yesterday'on revenue bill. Tho Mil was passed, iO to 12, with tne IVmocrjts from south- ern slates canting All tha npgalivc (being the Roll for the and the ratable portion of wlllc.h Is and tlio amount of Ihc exist- ing debenture.! dclil ot thn Cltv in, School, by Harry Dawson.' who is an- (he burgesses, i voting thereon will pointed Deputy rtetuming Officer to he held between tae hours of S o'clock take tho votea. Ihe forenoon and S o'clock In, Ihe (b) Vor lhat pOilion of Ihe Clly afternoon. lying South of the main line of the Canadian Paciltc Railway -it the Wly fclerl's nffirp Iho Hall DONALD'A. DUFI', Ctty Cleri. Ad I) ;