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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATl'RDAY, DECEMBER 21,.191g ' ' THE LETHBRIDGR DAILY HERALD The i^ddfl' -neWiS th�t :oxio iitiundred and tlvd'-itbauaaiicl Bold(0ra'>of tbo Canadian �Ixii�dUlonai7 Force are willing to go on the lokd Is tompiirod l)y two' ooiMld^ratlonrrr^ww. are � wg' to get tUo land tor th,0ii8oldjcrii tcgo pn^.tiixes to a. paternal Oovemmoftf that and-liow i�rii; wo i/goJng/tohdn^lg/"needs three hwhdred mililop^ iouara a the (BOldiers so^tney; won't, throw .up ryoar to make both endit niS�v 'Seven-the Job d^a flock back to th(j city taen; million acres li only a tfactton. after^ve "golf their, bqlly I'liU of; oil our v�it idJo domain which f2oeds that much territory Inuut ,be .crow-barrel looie'^ from the rloh'Toro�tall-era aiid handed over, to .th,o. soldlei* 'Aultlvatori! rwho''will multiply and re-plenJalA the oArth p&y: ohoerful i'arrjjing? ";7�rrrbSfuorZl Z Ucu acres of th.p yearning .r^^mni producers it this country Is to, meet f(a annual obligations. Seventeen ni|l' easier. Ji mo ivtm jeuumuu nam mo � . , ... , ~._ .if ;__ �South AfrlcBn precaderiu are followed set hack right now,U) Tj^are each veteran will got one hundred and f.lxty acres. 1.)ut with thlB: dlfteronce that he^llMiave-to pa-yfor H lu.eagy :ln8talinen.ta,- whoreaa. the .veteranB of 1885 and 1900 got theirs for nothing. Sluce thoHC epnclous'dayH most of the arable land within reach of the railway has beau, con-allod. by prlvalo belongs-tu tho people. Tho^^est of U wo can attend to afterwards. The land problenr solved, y^Jic soldier problem remains. .,r'HoW ai;o, wo ; to make him satisfied' .with i\\s rural lot? After the firSf, fine, :cftrelO�s rapture works off how aro wo to ke^V , hJm on the farm? Tho whole success i �peculatoj^H who hold it Idlo for ii^f our plan depends on the fondness i-olsb. There are few li-ee hohie'steada ho has developed for "outdoor lite." ]oft and they are out 6t-.tho, question ^ye aro providing fdr ail his creature ibocanso all the soldiers muRt.toe'treat-/wants-good land...good roads, good �ul alike --fhero'.catt-.heub.aiatiiictlon instruction, and good financial treat-a� betwoen'-tree ' hbineHteaders and ,'"en*. We. aro trying--to please-fcim ipay-as-S'ou-go.'"Elther all .the home- every Avay we can but we. must bear steals;|ree;,(jivJiqns,!ifeall.,. It la mind that "outdoor life" at the frout and outdoor life on the farm are two dntlrejy different thihgs. ' The chief features of outdoor life, as I saw it' at the front, wore, comradeship 'and.'excitemeat. Take com- .....radeslilp. The soldier did everything B to'-Sa>;^;'l� they ask more th^n ih. company, afe, drank, fought, bled, paid, it%Jll3.teo posaibW'to loos- djied in compauXi_ Alv^ays pth'er hu- The. Mlss Fiti" w^s taken into tea six or seven times by Staff visitors from, London who were under the impression that she was a V.A.D. borrowed for tho occaslo/i. Yes, Tommy had lots of entertainment. Opera, comedy, vaudeville, were right there in his midst to; be had from six to eight p.m. for Uiri-pence, box seats a .i.^hilling. Great artists from Paris, London, Now York, frequently graced the boards and gave of their love what could not be bought for lAoney. If Tommy's tastes ran to fiuleter joys tJiere was" ahvaj-s tho Y.M-.C.A. hut and the checker boards, not to mention the canteen which regaled him with four per cent., beer at tuppence the^ pot. � Similarly the training camps.:.vanU .� * ? � ' / (From Now Vork Outlook) The following statement has come t� us in the form of a letter from a distinguished American on-' gtneer, w){o*h�s .aono some-notabld! confltruction''j,ytirfc In *the United'; ' State J-and -^ho has just returned . > I'rofti France,'Where lie has; seen . more, than'a year's service as an' officer of the Anferlcan Army., The note of warnlpg he sounds,Is timely and UoHerves Htlrntiou. AVp/ Tutj^ him and assure our rcdders thaei'lio.sReaks witli responsibility amJvauthorityj ulthougli for obvious'reasons, hjs nnmo rljtinot bo � nic'irtioncd hetJe.--'I'hc Editors. ITndfoubtedly.j-whcii. iiio history of the�igreaf'Wttr.ilis" soberly unalyzcd in th^'future, .owe of tho primary elo-" mnnts � that%Jiusod the war will be found{.to-beV;the inordinate conceit of the Oormans'. VjCoDccit and modesty are diametrically oppoaitB fjualitios of the hiima'n mind, and where one produces distrust, unhappiiie�Sj and disgust, the other proilucis cnnfidence,' admiraiion, and decency in liutuan at;-falrsi- America is conceded thR world over to have a~-vcry large population and an abnornial cndowniont of natural resources compuvctl \ylth the balance-of the'earth; but since these facts are conceded,-we do not need to exploit and con'stimtly to reitomtc them. � : / . ' Unfortunately for us, for many 5'ear.s we have been acccuaed of being a boaaliful Nation, .and in quite a coii-sjdemble degi'cfe wo have lived up to this reputation In the present war by making in different wfiy.s plaims to miraculous , achievements both at home and abroad/ lu America /h* I9I4 tliere was'a considerable portion of our people who .saw that the world war Avas of vi'tal concern to America, and this mhiority was able to lead a great majority of our people into a realization that America could not be isolttcd by an ocean and that America would inevitably come into the conflict and thus take some sort of a place in a new association of nations. The question ot just what this placg will be is one that Is uppermost in the minrt.s bt every"serious-minded person. The successful solution of this proMem will require that all of th^ premises that we In America build upon must be correct and not falser otherwise our position wiU be a hindrance instead of a help iJro STARVE THE KIDDIES The growing bodies of children need &od that builds muscle, bone and brain emd is easily digested. Dont allow yout food-saying zeal to deprive the kiddies of need ed nourtehment. Wheiaryou thent wheat feod be sure it is the whole wheat '" J .-^-'^^--y ..-�'��'�'�'�. ShreddedWheat is the whole wheat prepared ill adigestible forth.Itis readyKX}oked;ea�fy-to�erve and reifum no sugar Serve it with hot milk and a dash of sak hospital camps took every care that I Pwtionate .^^to. the amount of error Tommy's tired body should not reactltliere is in bur ;flicts and reasonhig on lyi unoccupied mind and start him i m. 'uTO'jyiOTHERSr.; Nothlne else ''woj^i^' the nasty bite, the sour fermentatiops and xonstipation'ixoisori So gently .butlso'thoroughly from the jittle'sfomaehv liver and bowelsvrlike h&rmles^s Cascarets, - While children .usually fight against laxatives andlcathartics/they gladly eat a candy Gascar'et. Cascarets never gripe ihe'bowels', never sicken. Each ten centboxvof^eascarets contains dife.� V"' � y.\u It has,been apparent.for. some time to thoughtful observers who. .have been .In. France for any considerable period .Hiat the readers''of, American newspapfers and magazines jvere being given a magnified idea of tha. actual accomplishments of jthe.American Expeditionary. Forces ,in France. Amor-, lean people have been given to understand that ou the engineering side, for instance, great engineering achievements have been 'accomplished in Franco, and that .these achievements, lire, pr6per foundation dciy abnormal pride-both at home and abfoad, and that our French and British associates' liave been astonished om- engineei'-ing wdrk.. Siate'riients hayo been, made to the American people through the press-and by word of mouth that at leas^ one, sometimes it is said to be two, double-track railways have been built from the coast to the front; aud yet the fact is that -no such construction has ever been started. When the �yar is over and the extent of. our engineering Constructiou is actually seen, it will bo found that the amount or character thereof is no adequate toundatiori for unusuaMiome pride or boastfulness. . . ~ The foregoing, statements are not in any sense a crlMcismofl American engineers; of their patriotism or of their ability. The simple, facts are that they.-were not.called upouto doauy-thing heroic or unusual; and those who know are aware that tlie greatest engineering achievements on the otftcr side iu'lrhe war havia been accohipHsli-ed by the French and British. On the question ot our participation in the Is illuminating, to compare our casualty lists witli tiiose of the British, French, Belgian, Ru.s-slan and Italipn armies. (Allowance, however, should bo made In looking at these percentages loathe comparatively short time during which American forces Avere on the ilghtlng front and for their small number during ranch of that time.-The Editors.) Such a comparison will show that the number the American Army in France. � already done a great, big-hearted. Wo should be over-generous in our! nn,(]eg(. wise a. ' JSt. Peter Streetj- Montreal. . - ' HONOR WILSON PARIS. Dec. 21.-(HiiiTas)-T-The Uhi-versity of Paris, availing itself for the first.time of the authorization granted by a'recent decree to nominate hour orary doctors, has depided to,bestow this title upon- President Wilson, .as a farmer proteaiior and president of I'riacetop JJnlversity. , :,N';, ~ � ', ~- ?i PER8I/^N OELEQATE ; WASHINGTON, Dec: - Zl.-VMifzen-All-.Kullkhan;'the Perslan'*t;harg6-d'of-titles; : todays  voooir'eav a tiablegranit: f 70|n! tho iPersiaii 8&v0riim�nt deBlgnatv; Ittgl him one of the' Persian delegates th the >9eace,i;conforeuoe'' s|a^'de|egatIoni headed'by^tbe^etviani,'! i^ist^ryot forelpn afttalra,' �'^hlch left Toh'e^'aii last Ti^uMajv- v - - � - Women! Here Is A Dandy Thing Few drepa on eorn or callua atop pain, then they llft'ofT. . Your high he^el^^iave pub corns Onyour,to'e^and calluses on the bottoihdfiyoui; feet, but. wrHV, ciit'e 7how* This tiijy bottle: holds^ ail almost magic fluid. -A- g#nr; ins, ln.C{n9hinatl'cllscover--i ed I this �etifer ; compound; And naipfedv.) it >ifreezpne. Small bottles o^>fri^ezbne can be ,jhad. at /any drug Store foRUij few c,eht^; Don't limp i\ or^twlsV your face in agony . and )\ epb^ your b'eauty.-jbutgfit a little bottle of freezone and apply a (few drops on your Header,^ aqhlng corn 6ii,cal-> us. Instantly the sor^ttess ' disappears and shortjy. ,yoii Will,,ffji^,j|% corn' Give Him an AutoStrop Safety Razor . \ ON SALE ALL OVER iuE W09LD ;