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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR T11E LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 191 EetbStibje Derail DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publisher* THE LETHSRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 323 '6th Street South, Lethbridge W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torrance - - Business Mauagur i I TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Offico * 4 1221 Subscription, Rates; Daily, delivered, per week . Dally, delivered, per year Daily, by maiJ, per year . .10 .$5.00 .$4.00; that if the plan were carried out along a pane, educative basis, with (he idea In view of working toward the general good of the province mid Die Dominion, it would meet with approval in many quarter?. The trouble has always been in the past that the labor men have never been uuited among themselves.* They have split into many factions, varying from those who are ready to educate the people to their r views and obtain their ends by peaceable means to (hose who are ready to take' the most radical steps to bring about "ihe social ownership of thexj social structure.'' as one delegate stated it. The result has been that the working classes. they term* themselves, have been inclined to quarrel anions themselves, presenting no basic platform and no united iV'oitf. Evidence of this tendency to split and to allow iealousv of one another's poll- not wars by one part, of Russia against another, but attempts to spread class warfare In those* parts where the pro: letariat has not yet obtained the upper baud. Thus, the Bolahevtkl .are not jarring against the Ukraine but against the llourgeoise Ukraine Ratla; not with the Cossuck country, but with the military government of the Cossack. The Daily News correspondent says .that, (ho HUti-Bolshevikl newspapers daily record Bolsheviki defeats, but declares it is curious that after each defeat the Bolsheviki advanced instead of retired. The map, he says, shows that each reported defeat take's the Bolsheviki further into the enemy oouutry. He mentions some of these advances and adds that the Black i Amsterdam, Jan. 10.-Referring to hlmsolf as having been throughout his rotgn the. champion of the principles making for the welfare of humanity-and - peaceable cooperation of people*, .Emperor William fissured of his full support the delegation of the Polish regency council which he received a day or two ago, a Berlin dis-patohv^ays. in. reply to the address presented by the delegates who ex- yea fioet is now commanded by thejP"*sed latitude for the Tt"*t'n Bolsheviki. - \ot th* ind-spendeut Polish kingdom, Weekly- by mail, per* year .....$1.50 j tiral creeds to grow up was seen the Weekly, by mail per year to U.S..$?.00 other day when a delegate at the con-^ ^^lnrl^'7^f^ubscription9 ap- vention Al� Uoss- M-UA- iu a pear daily on address label- Accept- f corner by asking him whether, when anee of papers r.fuv.- expiratitn �ate is ; he went to fidmonton. he was going our authority to eentniue the sub" | coiuenr witli the -sops" ihe gov-j ^L.ription. | erumeni might throw his way for the z--- --~-  -:--tt-r-~ �--..... j labor men. or whether ho would stand , out against the legislators of the old 4 i line parties in everything, putting for- THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Tiif Bolsheviki .�;e p;>-pa;in^ 'o resume hostilities with :ho '.(oriuuns, and will (kvlaro what :hey term a revolutionary war against iheni. raiding a small new army to tak" the Held. The peace negotiations have been resumed to any givur ,>x: The Petrograd correspondent of the Times says that enormous sums have beon taken from the state bank by forged cheques since the bank has been in possession of the Bolsheviki. Three million roubles were withdrawn through one spurious cheque. Federation of Rusa. Republics Petrograd. Jan. 11^-nThe social revolutionists arc planning to hold a I convention of peasants' deputies and other organizations in connection with (ward always those opinions* dictated the all-Russian workmen's and sol- noi by the labor, parties. This tendency i :o be jealous of members of their or- 1 | ganiKatious who have attained posi-; turns in legislatures and governments is mos: marked in Canada and is one ! j of the causes of the weakness which ;eii:. and it is quite likely that the� develops in all labor parties. Until Hermans will refuse the suggestion � the working class overcomes this ten-to transfer to neutral ground in which jdencv there cannot be that advance-..asc the iioisheviki are expected (meuV in the political field which the take 'up arms again. ' j numerical strength of the workers -riv.! war fronts arc comparatively J 3j;0uld make possible. cliens' congress on January 21. An effort will be made to form a federation * PICKS. 0 UP \m badly that he soon succumbed. H -was 40 year* of age and leaves widow at Smithers. - PA SSING I -r , - * I J. H. Wilson. M.P. of Saskatoon ha .accepted the managership of the FaV the board, which wil B.C. provincial bye-election on Jan- j n�*ve '^ie effect of law when signed b^ uary 24. the attorney general. The * boarti] _ creates a new division ,for venerea'' One of the finest summer residences ! diseases and physicians who tail t in the eastern townships, which belonged to John Baillie of Montreal, was destroyed by fire at Knowlton, Que. The damage xis estimated -at $15,000. ' - a Saskatchewan will need 10,000 men for the spring and summer work on its farms this year, including those labor- report persons suffering from sucl diseases will be liable to proecutioi Patients will be required to continu under treatment until hp longer Iiabl to transmit infection. It is, officially stated that the ot ganizatlon which will have in hand thij ilson was . Saskatchewan. Possible new judges strengthening the hands of autocratic �in that provmcef according to the despotism and supporting lawless rule f.News are H y Bigelow, J. F. Frame, which is jjeatroyinrtae.foundation of j KC; Geo. B> McCraney, K.C., and J. The big Italian steamer Milazzo, 11,477 tons gross register, was sunk, , . , , ,% . during the early part of December by i !!i^?rL.^ .I?a?eIton. BC-; a German submarine while the ship while* clearing away mud from around the hinges of �ar doors. He was caught between the doors and crushed prepared to say how far this principle will soon be completed. Tho act proj vides for tlie payment during 1918 ot 4' per cent, upon all Incomes earnei during 1917 excee'dlnfc $1500 in -thrf1 case: of unmarried persona and widows and widowers without dependent chill dren and exceeding fJJ.QQO by married persons. On incomes exceeding $f�00(| a graduated tax Is provided. Hefon?) the end of February every porsoi liable to taxation under tho act inifs^l provide a return showing his incomcj for the previous year on.a form to be. provided by the department of fin! ance. The act further provides for thij appointments of boards of refereetV to act as courts-of revision to hear and determine appeals irmde by tax: payers. ! \ UNSTEADY however, war on which demands speeding up ^as lying with decks almost awash in every field of endeavor, but w� Iand tnerefore waB a most difficult mands.; That's what the .government quItG realize *that after the war ther~ ' tar^et and as tne American drew in to- Should and can do. A FEW COM>ARlSONS FROM MOOSE JAW A comparison made by .the .Muose Jaw News ot* a few of the great, but plain, names in British history, with those of some in Canada, who have been knighted during recent- years, makes the latter look ridi^aloup. He-fleet on the following: John Hampden. . Oliver Cromwell, The Younger Pitt. . mpharfl Cobden, . John Bright, William Bwart Gladstone, ' Arthur James Balfour, Herbert'Henry Asquith. ; Lloyd George, - - - -4> Then reflect on these: Sir Donald Mann, Sir Kodmond Roblin. Sir Joseph Flavelle, Bart - ' Lord Athelstone.- Of course there are a few good Rights in Canada, though they would have been honored by the; Canadian people: even if they hadn't been knight-ed. ' W. J. Gage, the Toronto philanthropist knighted the. other day is one, and Sir Frederick Hauitain, of the News' own province. is another. On the whole however our knights are a nrediocre lot, and most of them Have been created by reason of pull and wealth. Recognition- of mea of the Gage and Hauitain stamp might be excused but this business ot toadying to wealth and 'social upstarts is 'nauseating..- THf ALBERTA FEDERATION OF LABOR CONVENTION "So~ more "important labor conven- ifou has ever been held in Ijethbridge $han that of the Alberta Federation of babnr which held its annual conven-%ion here this week. A great many very important matters were discuss-d, some excellent ideas for legislation for workers advanced, as well as some rather radical ideas which are not likely to find fulfilment for some time. However the delegates as a Whole were very fair in their demands, which wjll, we are sure, find favor-''ftble consideration from the legislators �f the province and the Dominion. Perhaps the most important action taken,- from the standpoint or general Interest, was the decision to set the wheels moving for the formation'of a labor or working class party in the province and in the Dominion. The Herald has no quarrel with this action of thc convention, and believes ! will.be a general demand in the direc-j lion of a -standardization of workin hours in order that employment raav wards here at full speed she submerged suddenly. The smoking muzzles of f her wee guns disappeared beneath the ' water only an instant after their last Russian freedom and Russian power of resistance to the German enemy." ;M. Gavronsky issued the following statement at the Russian embassy: "The allies made a big blunder in H. Parker, master-in-chambers. Addressing a joint meeting of the Live Stock Breeders' association at Brandon. Hon. G. W. Brown, ex-lieu- na fn,,-,ri frtf. *u, i , ." isliot had been fired. > oe lounu tor the thousands who win i ^.i _l �_i * j . - ,  ^uaauus i\ut \.uii Tne ^mencans were unable to de- t>e freed trom, the non-productive in-* dustry of war-to the productiv dustry of pe#;e. re in-Intelligent efforts stroy the U-boat but the destroyer escorted two of the merchantmen safely to port after having rescued the crew regard to revolutionary Russia. They! . , . did not define their war aims clearly j tenant-governor of Saskatchewan, said during the time of M. Kerensky's gov- �to educate the people to his opinion � ?� lhe third' Wnicn a^eady was sink-may do much to prevent the industrial ! ^ unrest which so many predict as post-war likelihood. Tne' : Federation of Labor can do much > along this line which will make the i organization worthy of its place in ' the life of the province. The Herald noted during the convention that the'} Your Bit? Strength- for the day's work calls for food that supplies tissue-building material in a digestible form. The whole wheat grain contains all the elements needed for building the perfect human body. But be sure to eat the whole wheat. Don't waste any of it. Skredded Wheat Biscuit is the whole wheat grain made digestible by boiling in steam, shredding and baking. It is -100 per cent, whole wheat. Two of these crisp little loaves of baked whole wheat with milk make, a nourishing, satisfying meal at a cost of only a few cents* Made in Canada. Tickets: Adults.... .... 50c; Children;......25c ___________ Seats may bo reserved .without extra charge at the box office after 10 a.m. Friday, January 11th. For ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Soldiers' Families .Messrs.. A. M. Grace, A. M. Grlgg, A, R a worth. J>-B. Turney, H. W. Crawford, E. C. Gullbault, Thos. Quinn, O.'B. Edflett and Ur W. Clark, have presented a Grand Piano to the Vettrana hereof Or the,beneflt of the soldiers' families. Thia will be raffled off. TICKETS $1.00 5 L These may be procured from the two Chapters of the I. O. O. E., the Ncxt-of-Kin and the Veterans. 32 ;