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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta RtucJi Sold in Albei-ta and Sas>  kalchewan at Good Prices [; ;*:� (Special to' the^Heraia; \ * QTTAWA; Dee." 2V:^Tbe retnrns ofJBChool lands sales during 1918 give �|alrly good idep. o'^the demand, for.j land ia tUe^iirairieUiroTincesjanjii oE-wliat are; coiisJtloredi'ift) be fajr idVere aA'values. -Afl-'told.^here.w,re''"HOld' IrfSasltStChe-wah aka^Alberta^ G23.il cfeur Avliicli realized lflS,44S.T71, and. oa which 11.384,613 Arere paid ia cash. I Tie sates in SaskatciiewajiTivere nearly! six times larger than tliose in Al-*?�ta, the averageJjeltas 332,795 and! 90i_323 %cresi respekl^JBly- i= 'the. vaver-1 a^ price per rfcre in^ Saskatcliewan was' also considerably higher tiian in Alberta, being J22.29 to $17.3^. In: 1917 the highest average price, $19.20, vras realized in Alberta. In Saskatobewan the average was flS.90. InjManitoba' it was-|11.30. It is thus to be seen that the highest average this year Tv-as $3 per acre over that in 1917, The average price .realized in Saskatchewan this year was |3.39 over that in 1^17. As an evidence of-ho^ farm land vaWeshave increased in the prairie p^Tdnses-. during the last two years; foilowittg average'prices realized at 'school Jand .sales will: be of interest: � ' ' Man. Sask. Alta. 1916 ..... 5 9-4:! U4.26 ?l4.00 1917...... 11.30 1S.90 19.20 191S i.____ ;...... 22,29 *" 17.3S IjifBa^katchewan, tbe-�;high average pr^tf yets realized' at the -lollow-iue iHa^fesi. jLeader,. 531.00; Delisle, 129.75; Gravelbourg. $2S.5o; Conquest, 527.36; �>ontiex, 537.06. In Alberta the highest avera^ price, |20.fii, was realized at Lament. a. ... -TSnrs ~ ' . i Jh^ffl. HaJnlltSn, a torme^' mayor of Gueiph, Ont., is dead. iVA'SHINQTOk Dec 3l.T-Five bt MBtdent "Wilson's 14 .prlnciploe-of pbaco w�rc hf Id up in :th�'senate to-j i(tlu|'by Senator Lodge,i^e Ilepubjican i ljleaa�r, as questions wliich, lujil^ >}e�(a l(tb\aiTision antotig the iVatlon* 'yrWch have conquered CJeroiany and which certainly should be postponed until after the peace conference. They are the first >ft)ur and "Hhe last of the points enunciated by the president InJ his speech of .January 8, 1918, and relate to secret diplomacy, freedom of the^seas. economic barrlers,"reduction of armaments 'aud the league of nations.  . ' . "In the present situation, whicli is grave beyond comprehension," ,.he sutd," "I think it la of wiat importance that Uiose coneei-ned' in the. actual negotiation, of-the treaty should at least'luiow the views of the-. senatei_ ao. far *as tlie jws'tmaster-genei'al; iu^j fontrol of the^able. and Itr. Crfeel, ill, control of the news, will permit the opinion of the senate to be transmitted to Paris." iTo bring forward proposilionsrnot iiv^auy way connected with the imme-(Urtle.ifiUd difficult task of-inaking a binding, peace with Germany, Senator Lodg^ said, "may ruin all by trying to do too much at once." , Such' propositions, he said, were the fi.ve points enumerated. He continued: - ,,-v .- "The only naval dange"r. that we wei-e obliged to consider in tlie past on, the Atlantic coa^ has-cease* 'to be. "W* need a powerful fleet ia the Pacific, and I feel sure we will have a navy sufficient to furnish that fleet to the western coast Apd yet, at this moment, we are suddenly ^. president Wilson's nefednot be incorporated ii the peace treaty, because secret trear I'ties never have existed and cannot ej^st in this country. , -Russia, Senator I.,odge declared, presents an important problem in cnnectIoii with world peace and re? c&struction, . wnich can not be shirk�d. -i\ll civilized nations might aiji in restoring Russia. -/Jontinuin*, M�. Lodge said: ! -5 Vli the peace with Germany is to be dnra'ble, terms must be exacted I whicli will mate it, so far �s liuman � fcveaight knows, impossible for Ger-njfany to break out again on the world with a war'; of jconquQpL This .-^aji. nqt b.e done by treaty ehgagement?an"d signatures to documents." you tjntchi tho''** this luatter'Trtt -we- ckniKit^o: "heroes" wUrf^ will soon bo "ThlR week businoKsimiin pressed- bir'y'____________ ____ ______ otiHy 'bSUeveiiEMit'^'iir our t>oya ^^ho lie la .Fl�many case's that are not reported, an^.a large number that are being .without a doc- tor being calliid, P.ebplp look around and count up the people they know to be sick, and fieure out the number of placards that arc posted up, and they have ,arriyed at the conclu-j>' sion that the-socottdftj?''wave of the; * enidemfc is'T3a'd ekStfgh in"--?algary right now to.1)c serious. , - ' -�V-.-, e-_ There is an exceptioanlly inconven-lent scarcity of water ia Saskatchewan ^ .this. fall, both^ in town and tlite country,-owing'to many of the wells being almout dry. � .1 -.f" SPECIALS FOR Christmas Cakes .. .....iV-, J. v. 50c lb. Shortbread  . .  . .:..----.. 40c lb. Scotch CurrantJBan ; .HC.^,,.-,..I'.V.40c Iby Christmas Mince Pies.......'".J.a: . .SOc doz. CAKEsid PASTRY Our Cakes and Pastry are growing in'popularity. You may'^rely on their perfect purity and dellolousness. Made of the -best" materit^s, generously mired and baked to per-^ fection. . . WE DELIVER DAILY ->.i..PWOWE Y0UR..ORDeR>TO 1307/ r h ' ' r - rood,Board" mcense^ No. 5261^^ ' Peopk's Forum / _ Com'municationa under th!a heading auBt bear tbe ~ signatures of "^ the writers, / ^ ? � THE UNEIT ANbv'mSABLED Editor, LethTiridgc Herald,: "  Sir,-There will V spon }be.,,a great number of men-/eturnpdftj�^ this 'district from ovei*eas. ,'3Clje,\rec|c>nst|'uc^ tion committeef�will.�look t sifter, Jtlfftbe who are "physically fit;?- but wjiat about the feUow who-.is not "fif? He may ]teear: to, tttei most of u.s as a "hus;�fe,i^ Jjut iil'\prdly lie is "all shot t�.piec?>." ^e'l will have trouble in re-enteriijg-cfvfl'fan lite; he will need employment which hif* disability will' permit;;lj^im to -perfOfni. Another, maybe -aV'neurotig," -ner-ff^s,-all gone from-sl^ell'Sliock pr the~Btrain;j of excitement he has^een throtogh, is liable to "blow up" at any moment, commit some depradation or crime. Anotheif may Have lost a leg or an arm. Wo cannot tack an artificial one on hfto, turn -him loose' la: the world, and consider that we iiave donosour duty; 'or if we give him employment we are too liable to think it an act of charity. -Maybe the woi* we give lilm is alloggther different from any lie has over' done; it may become obnoxious; lie may he perfectly willing'but unable toiperform the duties assigned, and.'w'e jnay aay, "Oh, I gave liim a job; ihe-would not stay at it, or he (Jon't want-to wjrk." The^ .governments "voc^tlpnal train-" ing department wiiU'.'cover most. of these cases, with the exception -"of "neurotics." The Canadian goverilment established a department in Montreal two years ago,yI believe, to look' after such cases of "nerves," but for some reason was discontinued. The French and American governments Ji4ve formed a "cojincU of specialists"- lor the purpose of conducting individual investigation of patents with the aim of treating such, medically f of surgically. The .idea of this branch of war work is to prevent what may develop within the man's shocked, mind, especially when artiravated, l)y/ the use of liquor-"criminal Instinct." If this work Is not continue^ 'and' consclentlbuslj^ perfor�ie