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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 � T" r pf> . PAGE FOUR r..-^M^v: . �- ^rurr > ri7/rWnf) in/IP nin V-UTtt AT n- i;" ' -" ^ ;;'>c>v: -'-^r^v � �> f * - I* * -pear daily ou address label. Acceptance of papers f.fte? expiration date is our ^"authority to cenUnue tho subscription. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR ffet tlie hitcli-in the-peace negotr jatio^. between^Russia and Germany j administration of our provincial at �Wil'r result in the resumption of hos- ' object to the new ruling. Now, when-ever he wishes tho clfy to make a capital ekpendltnVe he must run the gamut of three sets of critics. First the ratepayers have their say, then the provincial utilities board, and finally | the Dominion government. If-the need j for the expenditure gets by all these , juries, then the city will get a fairly good price for the bonds, for investors will bo satisfied that there is nothing foolish about the undertaking. And the mayor will be relieved of a lot of responsibility by the new triple-plated process. The Herald Ifelleves the financial men of the Dominion will receive the new order without a murmur. , It will help to keep Canada's credit good, and that more than anything else is what we will need after the war. The Que-bee attitude that the government has no right to limit provincial borrowings is typical of Quebec. It shows how little ^the people of that province realize that Canada's first concern is the war rather than the construction of new highways and public buildings. B J * - r +� ^ r 1 " THB BUSY s MAN -V ! delved the Kussiah docbration of the Order of St^Stanlalaa^ �} Regina Presbytery wants ;a theatrical censor appointed. > Wine" cannot be imported' into t Oklahoma, even for-sacrament^l{,pui*pdses. The Sfat'e of Kansas, last --ye** produced tCl;op8 'valued at $507^225^00. Jt*C. febbsex^vi.P.P. for NorthflUm-ark\' Oht., died'at his home in Drum-mond township. St. Ann's Convent,; church and residence at Glace Bay, N. S.t were destroyed by fire. Loss $125,000.:, 1 Ex-Mayor H. Sinnott, was elected chairman Of the Calgary school board; tThe ^mislnes^^eotipn1^ herta-was wibed^Ut'by^ife. i t-�'*�� Ar. -W.: S. * 'il&ftim iprmer-Sitaidf of^rr^ton, ont:, !mm*rr On the civilian vote the 'ifiajorlty of R. H. McKay, liberal, Hn Piotou, N.S., is 141. * -i GUARDING THE HEALTH OF OUR PEOPLE Premier Stewart's message to the people is of Alberta is encouraging. It talks of economy and efficiency in The lives of all.employees-of''the' Associated Press have been--insured'' for $1,000 as a Christmas gift. The Rev. F. A. Grafton, Out, lost twenty-five other Halifax disaster. Hotter, rector pt his-mother -and relatives in the , 3>he average atirffitp#'M ^tuxdih-ow^coal in the States-laiCmonth.^as More powerful'heaaiigiits haveV^e^n ordered. on\.atL^S^16tbmotlye^^ ,kiss Ida^SifloIr a 7fbroier. Methb-di^t missionary V:in vjapan, �die'4. at Mooae Jaw. '.. v, One'^undred- thousand i'tons; of ^shin-ping was >n>la^t^ew"iYort'Pttfl y.the Montreal Police Department; in 1917. Other items are: Suicides, 49; ^homicides, 43; excusable homicides, 43; accidental deaths, 401; deaths due t6 assault and excused as.no crime, 49; newborn babies found dead, 23. t-. r 1 v j1- IT -1 * - I �i l ^4 -I _ 4 ^ � l ^1 -T-^...h tilities is now practically certain and ihe Bolsheviki is said to be preparing 0 place an army of three million men in the field. It is also said that notwithstanding the terrible- conditions $mong the armies at the front, the soldiers are "Willing to continue the IgUt. ' & There is some activity reported from other fronts. The successes gained *by tlic allied forces on the Italian ironware being continued. On the western front various German raids have been repulsed by the French, and f^e* Canadians, back in their old posi-J&cteBt at -Leas, hffve advanced . their �line slightly. SOLVING THE [QUEBEC PROBLEM R, A. Drapeau, ICC, a French-Ca-radian Conservative, strongly in favor I 'of Union government has been speak-ihg very plainly about the mistakes imade in the past In connection with /the direction of the war as it concern-Jed. Quebec. While a Conservative and !a supporter of the- late government he does not think the Quebec situation ;was handled tactfully . He has little, faith in the two defeated Minis-.'te'rs; Sevigny and Bloadin, and feels, . fthei? kre better out of the Cabinet/ be-,i^.uiie of their Nationalist connections, in 191L and the electors had lost faith .ffi"them..' Mr. Drapeau further believes, :that xSitf. Robert ;Bordea last summer should:have invited into the Cabinet ]Ho'n.v Pierre Bvariste Le Blanc,r the ; tieutenant-Governor of Quebec, ,*" and ;^lr.. Joseph L. Perron, K.C., the partner bf Sir Lomer Gouin. The former, "Jrtrl "Brapeau explains, expressed to too, and the province must fhuainess in that proyince^iH^e,final. Iy decided by *a test case, before the employ experts to direct the treat-1 nient of the nervous disease of our soldiers brought about by war ser-vice.'/It'is the business of the state to give special care-to this class of sol- j � dier. We must not leave them de-pendept.upon their own resources for treatment;-1 if we do, many of them - - f.- s.T, * * will never be treated and they later on may become charges upon the* public. It is our duty to give them every opportunity to get rid of their trou-bles and restore them to the place they occupied in the community prior to the war. There has been much plain speaking of late about what are commonly called private diseases. The spread of these diseases is a menace to the race and' Alberta might very well engage an authority to cope wit� this problem ;4t'should not be left to individuals or organizations, but ought ,to become at: once the responsibility of the state. We do not advocate state medical aid but state medical leader-1 superintendent, ship in these particular directions at any.rate, . ,.lt_. , . privy council. Two men are dead as 3 result of being struck by a radial car at New Toronto. They, are "{Charles Reside, j whose address is not4tnown, and* John f Bolahood, of 105 or 107 York :street, j Toronto. Major-General Sir Jphn^Carson, of Montreal, who sfnee^the outbreak of the war has been on Service fh England and Franpe as a representative of t^e Canadian- government, has re- was wounded and went to London to op'en up a barber shop. Sir Charles Gordon, Montreal manufacturer, has been appointed vice-chairman of the British Mission in the United States, and will take up Lord  Northcllffe's duties there. Sir Charles Gordon is president of the Dominion Textile Company of Canada:1 President of the Hillcrest Collieries; vice-president of Penmans, Limited; vice-president of C. Meredith and Company, Limited-^.a director of the BanlT] of Montreal, a director >of numerous other companies, and a governor of McGill University, Montreal. He was born izt-Montreal In 1888, a son of the late John Gordon, who was one of-fhe most. respected citizens of Montreal and a prominent merchants He married in 1897 MIsb E^h Brooks of Sea-forth, Oat., and has three children. council, and advised caution^and cairn " deliberation M all'matte^ fairs. He. reviewed the.^o^r buisK heas of the past year, re�v0afri�dandfcon. Referred to Property and Works. - Mayor Bennion- suggested* that a whistle for the power house lbc bought and blown as, a^curfew whistle, also suggested a fire brigade an^'fire engine demonstration. 1 The mayor explained . the appointment of secretary?treasurer for riovem-ber and Decemherrt^i^-had-now expired and asked the council the^ pleasure re a new appomtnient; Moved that Mr. Rich be'employed as secretary-treasurer and>marshal for -the year, or at the pleasur^e^pf ^he cpuncU with former arrangements re his prU vate business apprpye3Ucwrjrred^- Cbunclllor Wood! reported Halifax relief work, and presentation of badges to aerial corps yolunteera. Amount of funds forwarded $�i$9'0�^brK accepted with vote of. thanKs" Mayor Ben-11 ion mentioned the matter bt presenting badges or ofher marks; of respect to additional, recruits leaving now soon. Moved that the, mayor see to procuring badges "for departing recruits. Carried... . �: .. ,  Councillor Peterson-will' assist the mayor in this work. Mayor, authorized "to borrow up to* 1500 from Royal Bank to provide for overdraft'pending the passing of regular money, borrowing bylaw. Carried. , -y-"' Mayor Bennion made a. statement re a public place of amusement and recreation, proposed bj^ yafjoue''committees of the town.' SaYd: the matter two children besides a father and brothers and sister and a large circle of friends. The floral offerlngs'were beautiful, being sent by the following: Fletcher iamily, Mr, and Mrs. Astou, Mr. and Mrs. Judd, Annie George, D. H. Elton, J. Ostlund, Geo. Clifton, Grassy Lake -Ward, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Coomb's, J. E. Lovering, Mrs. Faul, Mrs; Swart. ' NEW COUNCIL MEETS shouW be iQiti&t^ by .conn^il and the Regular meeting of the town conn- place could include, a Be4 pross: room, cil held in the town hall, Jan. 2nd, with> .swimniihg pool, and hall for general the^new council present as follows: amusements, games'and .sjwrtp''fbr the Mayor B.ennion, Councillors Rirle, young people. ^Y.arioxis amounts had Wood, Harker, Hodges and Peterspn.. already ^een.of^ted;b9/oitiziQT^ to-this and SeoTreas. Rich. Mavor Bennion 'expressed '-nss pleasure and best wishes at meeting with the new council, wished'the members a Successful year's business in 'the and it was suggested", tha$:jthe, toi give land for building '9115^'^!^^^ Property and Works ucpmh\itWe confer ,w;ith the, variouscommittees^and part- -lea* interested in' ttiia matter-Carried. The remains of the late Lieut Russell Jenner, son of l>r. and Mrs. Jen-ner, of Kingsville, -who was killed in an accident at the Canadian flying school at Fort Worth; Texas, were interred at Kingsville.- - \ ' The London Daily Mall has begun the publication of an American edition from the offices of i^Baris edition. The new edition will Vbjp for Americans in France and will carry special cables and, a page- of mail John R. Lamb has* been appointed assistant general ;-^znanager^ j-of the Bank of - Toronto, .^pr nearly/ three years past Mr, rLainb ha� -hel^' the position of superintendent -of branches, and previously .that qf-western lit-" " ; *****( j ; - THE BORROWER P(A8 A HARD ROW TO HOE It "may,look like a small thing to tne^layman but the aetion ot the Union � goveiinment in taking control over the Lleut.-Col Jim Cornwall gets .the D.S.O. which Jim likely  values more than M.P.P. The D.S.O. will stay at the end of a man'u name but M.P.P. is likely %o disappear any time. WALKED 100 MILES TO . , . VOTE FOR OLIVER v � (Grande Prairie Herald) There must be some good in the Liberal cauBe. Else why did H. L. * -; '��' ?'/'.';":i|�3?ance.oX all bonds,and debentures, Pickrem, commonly known as "Pick" M'.'".wSether provincial, municipal or pri- walk from Pouce Coupe to Grande %>'-��:�'?>�?*�^1^. - r + . . - 1 action of the government is but right, either, even though eTQiiebec provincial authorities do """" disposed to kick ov^r the traces putat If, as tlie people of ..Canada decided, the *man-power of the -is to be at the call of the pressly to^yo.te for-Honorable BTank OliveryNor is that all! Pickrem paid his own expenses on. the road and paid them In town until Tuesday afternoon, when he left on the return trip. Quite a lot of energy and money expended oh one vote, wasn't it? Even when the returns came in and it was learned t#at Mr. Oliver had �eeh de--feate;d''tor"aie'^rstTUme^n "the "history? .'Of ^bertari"^ick,'i:wao� not-, wholly down heariedir-HeXhad ehown his ap- The State of New- Jersey has won the right'to levy a direct road-tax of one mill on all real and', personal property iwhich is; taxed} munfcipally. This will * provrde;->iQr*'a^l5,0� ,K -undertakings which could wl?il dispensed with till after a position as fur buyer for the Revill-on Freres, Limited. - jwar ^would be striking a-blow-at, orrowing power which Canada cts iif* order to'maintain, herself $?r. � jup the. fight. "We are warned that ^;|l^^^ar Canada will need $500,000,-�h&u-^^^jaiaddition to,her ordinary revenue pjiintain her part in the war. T|iis iipt be borrowed in England, Unit- ^ � >H; - � "... -  ? ? ? 3E PROBE COAL SITUATION... or .other allied country. The mle of Canada must loa'nyIt. What, eibreV^ more - nature . that the ^ernmentcshould; curtail other ave-ji>ot,;inveatmenWnr,grder:that theL;the :groun4 that the "local council is controlled by the Socialist elenjent.and because of its attitude against conscription.;" Dr. Samuel Thornfton; fprmerly Bishop of Ba!larat# Australia, d}ed'4n England recently, aged 83, :He was consecrated first, ^isjiop of Bal|arat'-1n I .1865, and he retired^n I0pb; Since that' ^date he had, been ,$ssisting!;iitttae diocese of Manchester&nd qf^tondon, :re-apectively. V ;:j~#K':~ Tomorrow, Saturday FRANK WADDINGTON, iteware 1 F, G. Tipping, -rpresident-- ot- the Trades and Labor council of -Winnipeg, will be the opponentrof Robert "Jacob, Unionist, in the North Winnipey hye-.electipn to be held January 15. Mr. ^Tipping will run,as a straight Socialist although he 1* Vinember of the so-.clal democrat party* 1 .1 . -1 Ji If- - f 1 * ji Th ese are just a few of 1 > to be 4 V?" .V'* ^ i - - t t � "1 '. l > 1 -A h J �-1 f + '-4 7 t Ontario police officials ^who were sent to investigate .reported post-election riots at' Sturgeon. Falls fpu.nd the situation more serious' than .advices had" indicated. Theirouble apparent lly originated through-the omission of certain names ffpin^the votert/ list, particularly those^of s^pfue, 32 French- j Canadians of Cac1i�:;Bavy Md sturgeon J Falls. After wordy warfare* qvor these 1 omissions, as Boon as .ttie polls had Our , tt. WITHOUT - * ? 4 va^i^is -being investigated, by LcJios^,atfyerner,tJt]if^ sltuaMpn^ecanie ' ----- -'^ - -'-:rtQ: Vj. Ucute; .> Wires were.^sijretQbed .aqross -*^t,*s' ,-.-\ r v thiB'^overhment^wIth.a ^iew->tb stopping profiteering. W&W^ Will &0f A A^A:^^ 0O�O�f HI V -11 ^ - + h 1 s- .'K .- - T. ^' l" l . . . ;