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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE'LETHBRIDGE' DAILY HER'AtP FRIDAY, DECEMBER alberta OAltY AND WEEKLY. Subscription Ritw telly, per rear.. DtilT, by mail, per year... WetiUy, by mall, per year. TELEPHONES: Office omco Business Editorial VI. A. Buchanan Managing Director 14.00 3.00 1252 1224 John Torranco Business Manager BOUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR Bulgarians have not yet crossed tho frontier Into Greece. The uulgerlan officer whose forces clashed with the Greeks recently lias been punished, reports say, and the incident is closed. So the situation in the near.east so far iis Greece is concerned is un- changed, but with that country oh the verge of declaring martial law, there is -JSely to be an important anndn with a .to federal ment and dare'lopimint, immigration, lion may be promoted, mid our unem- transportation, social legislation, flu-1 ployed ami our may bo cal problems, technical education, etc. j encouraged and enabled to' engage in "The first principle Intd'kiown and .unanimously adopted by tile confer- ence was, insofar-as .the.prosecution farming. To study and report'upon tho establishment ot a rural credit olasses closer together. Many envy I dealing with such vltrt uueitioni as life in Cai lie saerimics others are making nt national nuance, agriculture Bettlc- legislation whore .gricnlturM .produe- this that. Tonight and tomorrow the soldiers' families will be reminded that tho truo Christmas spirit prevails in LethbridE" Lethbridge men at tho front will receive gifts from the homo city to convey to them the knowledge that they are not for- gotten. This Is our second war Christmas, and we all hope that nest C'iirlstmas will see the God of war annihilated and the Prince of Peace relgulng throughout the entire world. Only victory for the Allies can make this possible, and we are all confident that victory will rest with ue. We know that an assured and permanent P IA AIGKEO UP IN SSINGCZZI FOR THE BUSY MAM of the war is concerned, there should tern, and auch additions to the law be no deviation froui the attitude as-'affecting banking as may tend to surned by the Liberal party at the make capita! anil loans for agrloul- outbreak of' tile war, that; tural operations available on terms party interests should bo rnntio sub-' favorable than at present ob- sen-lent to tho interests of the Em- talned. Pire and of the cause for which the Empire is fighting. "Witl! a view ot defining as con- "U) To Inquire Into and study tho welfare of our returned soldiers, in- volving a consideration of the neces- KHOW tna, an .reteV as possible Liberal policies on sity for adequate pensions, vocatlona peace can onlr come to the world by 'the more' important' subject, of pub- training and such other assistance a I the defeat ot 'the rations ivhlch have i lie policy, resolutions were passed may. be required to enab.e them tc: er lace in our then, as the supreme embodying a few clear-cut principles- again tako their proper place. ;in our Ideal for tie settlement of differences of progressive Liberalism. To far- national lifo between peoples and nations. So hher work out the appilcation of these To .lad, and report upon while we know that the world is not principles rfong dennite legislative adoption of a scheme o technical Judge Doyle, Qoderlch, is retiring from tlie bench. The 0. A. C., Quelph; will.rase a company for overseas service. Tiio Rev. V. B. Hoiiart, Quebec, bus joined tho USth battalion provi- sional lieutenant. Charles'E. Lnwton, aged 29 years, u native of St. Thomas, died sudden- ly in Miiuira polls. Tho sawmill and pinning mil! own- ed by W.'.N. Blewitli at BucUhorn, wcro totally destroyed, by fire, Th3 town of Ste. Rose, county oi Laval, went dry Tuesday ou a local option vote by a majority ol 317. Thirty-seven recruits for the Am- erican regiment at .Toronto le.'t Calgary this week. :A poiire inquiry is being'held in some additional members, who were due anu m cjioar Mdpse Jaw as We result ol charges unable attend on this occasion, also the question ,of fed, I made from the pulpits by clergymtn. 'win sot s> a permanent national ad- eraMnsolvency law. :o Victor Odium has been h visory council, representative of all: 'I1') To study and icpoit up n a i 2 o. distinguished precipitate Greece ue tormotion of tiio National Lib-! parts of tne Dominion co-operating comprehensive programme of- social in the Held. He. is a promi- Varna reports proved premaiurt. Committc5> mA the programme Laurier in dealing reform and. health legislation, which ncnt Vancouver Liberal. Christmas season, lines, sub.comun.tees were appointed education and Indus rial to make special study of the subjects cooperation wttH existing prolfncial (6) To study and report upot. the at peace at this we also realize that our men are in the 'trenches or in training camp with given to their respective care and to systems. the purpose before them of creating I report later to the committee as a (6> .T a condition that will mean "Peace ou whole, nt a future meeting. The mem- fluesUon of earth good will to men" for the future bers of the conference who were here over -.muted Lability companies as yesterday and today, together with to prevent fraud on the public oy.un- ,ro due capitalization and .in otbar, ways, generations. LIBERALS PLANNING L.iDcnMi-9 1111 decision at any minute V'1J1 FOR THE FUTURE ,-.______ iVIir. and that port is still in Bulgarian hands, but that Russia will strike soon Is not unlikely, and her ability to cripple Bu.sana at that point is undoubted. Russia has also shown her ability to come back, and German efforts toward Riga hare received a serious setback. Von Hindenburg has evidently failed there. Hartmannswellerkopf is the scene of activity on the western front with of duties mapped, out for it, is a new the problems of government as departure in .the political life of up from time to Dominion which will be hailed with satisfaction all Canadians, irre- spective of party affiliations, who have tSe true welfare of their country at heart. 1C is one of the tenets oi Liberalism that those who declare allegiance to the Liberal party have a larger duty to perform than "The conference just concluded and the councft just constituted is, ill brief, designed to form a clearing- house of the best ideas of progress! .'c Liberal thought, fitting the in.-ty either for the function of constructive criticism in parliament, or 'of' wise. shnll include measures such as XI) Old age pensions; National insur- ance for sickness and invalidity; (3) Insurance of unemployment In csi tain occupations and industries. "Sir Wilfrid Laurier is the convenor of the National Liberal Committee and John Bain of Ottawa the' honorary secretary The Liberal party, it will bS An order just issued prohibits the sale oi intoxicating liquors in Tete de Pont (Kingston) barracks, where a "wet" canteen has always existed, George Wilcox, one cf the oldest citizens of Orangeville, a former councillor and school trustee, died in his eightieth year. Tea Table Talks No. 3 Nowiulnyd, woulil any housewife buy llour iu paper bass? Or soda u'suuils loose? Or butter from the tub? Garry tho snrao idea of PROTECTED FOODSTUFFS to an article .most susceptible lo. damage by nir nncl mois- TEA, i'ov many years hns been tlic standard of excellence. i IMcrmined to maintain, and, if possible, improve, that standard, tho Proprietors of Blue llibbon Tea have adopted tho most effective wrapper yet devised. Obtain :i packet. In doing so buy" A PERFECT TEA IN A PERFECT PACKAGE Asfc yoiir grocer. RUMOR HINTS AT TAX ON H. F. G. Ottawa Dec chances arc heart to load a stifi tax on a group ...i.n tin it, f.lw. nWK- that the government will be looking about for now Saxes at the next ses- sion oi Parliament. Alter giving the tariff nnother thcj will pre sumably direct their attention to the friends who would be in the awk- ward position oi not being able to pass it along to the genera! public, as the railways, or the loan compan- ies, or the banks can. The shell, con- tracts are not tho only Bfitish army war is to if they i contracts in Canada which could be are careless ot hurting friends. their operations ot own i taxed for excessive profits. There are embalmed beef contracts, tor exam- ine'pie, which show a splendid margin, Mrs. Harold Alherv. a young bride reasoned and "progressive legislati )n Shell Committee have bien partially but it is not likely that the big fcl- partv Is furter p t. tT. on We Question whether there is an recognized this embodying _ a circulation as large as that of the proposals, were -as follows. la as he always has Tne National Liberal Committee is come recognized "wVhW.5 Committee at Ottawa, anitUQusiv in isu ut ui wic nj wwm- i_m LUC um tauuu i j n. HB '8 onTo'nle Committee was a I% W _ L00d thine while it lasted and the Mother Country's money hut to taVo The Counties Council oi Northum- profiteers took hill advantage of it. care how thej get caught with Ins herland and Durham has recommend- There were several tender hearts on hand in our own till. to say u _-_n...i-_i_ he mustn't break the eleventh com- mnu mandment and g" ol Government won't help him Rumor has it thai tho British North American Act be amended t- so as to gne tho Dominion Uovorn- rona'ee'Vi, to get a iat contract J ment tho power oi taxing incomes The noor mouth became a favorite i which is now etclusiveh a provincial came at Ottawa, even the richest i right This loots more likely than a Lnufacturers taking part in it deadly blow lovellud at the million- simal success It touched the Com- aire prol tiers who are not used to- limited and where, consequently, a j daily papers not more desirable than, in the meantime 'tie members "of this nest 1 committee should actively apply them The Herald was founded tea years ago as a weekly, and the dailv came into existence two years It has kept pace with the growth of the city j simple and direct manner UK. mds in all para of the Dominion to the sruuy Questions and problems which tb' the FACTION RESIGNS Socialists In the Reich- was manifested, battalion is already being laised British Columbia Milton Hearst, of Meaford, nephew oi Premier pearst, is to recene the signal suceeio appointment of Jailer at the Cana- mittee's bowels ol compassion All being toed and might make a row dian Sault in succession to his lath- the Committee wanted anyway was about it An income tax would spread er, the late John Hearst, who died an excuse for banding out relief to f the burden oier many shbulders in- KKntly the laithiul Charity begins at home'stead of few and would possess the ncmU' and this explains shell contracts additional advantage o! applying country will have to face when peace inol only lp soparate vote ol is restored I majority factions on the war "Sniwnmmitteea were bv resolu-lm the Reichstag but in the Sub-committees were ov resolu lUon Hugo Haase as pre- One of the overseas soldiers sta- tioned at Napanee is in a s-rious con- dition as a result ot lying m a snow f the' bank oc thB out-lirts oi the town in an mtoiicated condition ire was an to the eitcnt of hundreds ot millions mostly to small incomes which can o e e of dollars all gravitated to one sule easily be looked up on pay rolls and of politics such like and avoiding the h.lg ones Apologists for the profiteers unto which have er biding places The that as the shells were made for Borden Government believes in the England and were paid for by the matim that U you want to raise a British Government the Canadian lot of monej you must get it out ot With a federal in- THE CANADIAN BANK S- turn is up OF COMMERCE character and there is no good reason police arrived from Toronto today m their independence of tne rule of Yuan per Shi Kai I Fin response to a request from Chief o phasis has been placed upon the local and: district'news in order that we should retain our reputation as the to The entire scdpe of the problems- mentioned constitute in their entirety one great national prob- ich ail Canadians should Home Paper The Herald hopes to continue merit the confidence and support of i "1K" Kl the people within its territory in the to devote thoughtful study, and to the i ears to come as it feels it has m the, ,j v j solution of which they should bend [their best energies. The work to 'which the National Liberal Commit- i will devote itself will be of in- THE SECOND WAR CHRISTMAS The Christmas spirit Is with us all, .calculable benefit to the Liberal party and It Is a. pity it could not remain for- ever good fellow .citizens. It Is an unusual It is a fine spirit, generosity, vill and kindliness towards our Christmas too Thousands "of our brother Canadians are across the seas while thouB ands of others are in training through- out- the Many homes will misg loYed "Ones tomorrow, but these homes will Hot 'be forgotten. The war friends to the sold- whether it-be the destiny of to again assume at an early date the guidance of the national ship of state or to continue to perform the duties of a loyal other w.ords, it is a work 0{ service to Canada and the Bnpire. At the close of the conference bir Wilfrid Laurier made the following announcement concerning the' pro- ceedings The conference of Liberals repre- sentative of all parts of the Dominion SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D.. D.C.L.. President JOHN AJRD, General Manager H. V. T. JONES, Aas't General M.n.t.t V. C. BROWN. Superintendent ol Central Weatcra Branches CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends every facility for the transaction of their banking business, including the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes ire supplied free of chaige on application. WM Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgt har brought iertt family. In this-city the spirit of Christmas will abide in aii thnse' .ind the leaders of Liberal thought, homes, thanks lo the impulses nf both in and out of parliament, was lojal men and women who are only too eager to convey to these homes the high regard they possess for the brete. men, who hare donned the khaki, and the no less brave women c'aned together on the invitation of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. "Its aim.was not to consider party organization :but rather to discuss from the standpoint of national inter- have nobly released tl.eir loied pst, the problems of statesmanship ones for the. high purpose of serving now facing the country and which their country. While many women jare looming up more largely still, Ic and children will be thinking of the husband, father and sort who is away from the home tomorrow, there will t'> recompense In the reallzatlon4h.it the an found friends are liere with and tokens of good cheer, Tk. his tended to all i tLe reconstruction period following the war, object was not-to discuss poli- cies desfgncd for immediate party ad .Vantage, but rather to lay down 33 cletrly possible the principles which should guide Liberalism when THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA 'HEAD OrnCE TORONTO EVERY too.) Btiili no RUSERVE FUND TUion for Icin yean and the luvitafcle This Fund beta from Surpltii ii tburce oi ilrtnjth Md .lability. .houW am RESERVE FUND. it no one it in ininciil condition. Without LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. V. BLETCHER, inance Minister White has the cour- age