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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta ITKSDAY, JANUARY It, 1010 THE I.KTIUmiDGI' DAILY PACK NINE OF THE G. W. VETERANS' CONVENTION1 I388 Waj. Redman Scores GovL On Settlement Scheme At ,the convention this morning tbero wera present Major and Mr. J. Olefend.-rep- reEentlng the board of pewlpua for thb CalgaiT district, who. together h Mr. Howard Stutclrtmry. were given an official -welcome bjr tfie At .the request jof the chairman. Major Kedraan addressed the meet- ing, reterring to the land soldiers, the' Cirtt Ser- vice Act, and tbe matter ot Incoina tax exemptions to soJdlerF. Nothing Tangible _In retard lo the land settlement scheme, ho considered that the pro- posal made by tbe government di-J not contain {myttiEug tangible, and failed to fall -In with the Ideas giron fry the government 10 the men over- seas. The, new ot eiproprla- tlon ot Him. ot any other minister, van-not delinite. There was nothing .fu. them in -tbe nature of a definite, promise that reservations .Would be made for the returned wen; "thai fiuch reservations were available s denoted by tbe fact ot leases on Indian lands. There was nothing ai to how expropriated lands ahouM be lcd as regarda teiurued men. Tlie only thing we know is the a ot iiie Meanoolto colonies. Jn his personal opinion the soldiers wanted land under the Alberta and Saskat- chewan.schemes thrown open to them for a certaitt-period. After this iierioi the'lniid should bo (brown open lo Irupe-rlal eotdters anil to the soldfera ot the allies. By ttite method a bet- ter class ot citizens would he guar- anteed to Canada, In the matter of service for re- turned was a great field open lo federal and provincial gov- ernments in the way of extending loans to those men who art desJroi of engaging In suitable businesses other than, going on the land. These loans should tie on the same lino as thoeo In the land settlement scheme, security being always provided for. Guarantee Work In the-reconstructIon scheme, said Mr. Keel man, be felt that there, should Do You Wish to Make Ten Dolliars or More? THBN here is your opportunity. For every dollar's worth of dental worfc that you have done at our offices during the monfh of January wd will re- funrt you a 'To' make ten dollars, of course, your bill would have to be Fifty Dollars, Imt even if you hart to spend that 'ph 'your leeth at our reg- ular moderate charge you would bo (jet- ting far greater value than you can ou-. tain else-where, ACT NOW Tills offer is only good for the remaind- er of this month. If you dread' a dental operation: and have any hesitation, He- r -----Dentistry As We Practise It Is a Gentle Art prs. Bruner, Richards Nelson J i High Grade American pentistry PHONE 363 Dtt Blk., 4 Doors from Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridgc LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA .CALQARY EIGHTH AVENUE E. EDMONTON CRISTALL BLOCK. ie a denote work! nrnriiTn i inr nr ihoutd ue Kuarnnieed to rt-turtKrd uLV L ill V ncu It was only oy ihls mcaiiji I 0 UOL Ut the matter ot _ certain for them tor ul lfa--t a period ot two years. Tina would obvlato anything in the way oi ex- __se of uut Cinyloyiug returned sol- diers by and ottotrs. TitrouU Laro nulhlug In the way of re- fusing work Ly saying that they were not oompeient or otherwise. security In this way was uctdoU. In the militia dopsrtmeat ihe Hnie had arrived that tlie mlnleU-r c-f militia downwards Ifiero shouM be none employed but renl soldiers who hail feeit a'jtlvp ;ervlcii overseas. In UK- Invouio taz a chauge wai ceees- Rary in favor of the returned men. Tho tax wai not very Jiravy, It is true, but it was only fair that a sol- dier should be granted u lurjcr ex- emption. He should be placed un a different fooUng from the balance ojt ihe civil population w> long ihe in- terest on the war loan was being paid. It was not too much uj say thui la his case tlie exe-mulUm should bu up lo In Ihe Civil Service Ai'l at pTcent, .-imigLi preference was to re- turned men. It was only in the inatter of now men wlio were necij- eil, and. bad to start IUHJI iKe bottom. It should be 3 nude ibis for any returned man yrnri peteiit lo go Into any jHj.-i'frm in tiie civil service, whether K vraa in Iho bottom or at. the top. Spcafcirp briefly. (Melaml jud Sl'.ucbbury paid tint ilitlr .ser- vices were at UIP disposal of the con- vention fh any inattr-rs on wiiic'i tho delegates weuld dosire Informal Ion, History of Convention With an earnest' wish iliai the de- liberations would be tor Ihe' Cnttne ivelfarU of Hie men yet lo return. President Dyson declared the .con- vention open for business yesterday. He briefly reviewed tbe history of the provincial branch oi W. V. A.; hoiv I he bugle caJI came for In 1910 the wounded be Ran return- Ing. In 1917, with Cnmi-Jile Ir- win, of Kdmonton, as leader, the first association of men. in ihe small number of ten, met to form plans for laktns care not only of tfiose who had returned, Inil of those. They Are Yen- Antithesis of shevism, Says Mrs. J. N. Kitchie, at Luncheon r.-i by J. N. sir Gait, t-jiiloiiiiie thy wel- s hy IL.- ladins of ia lionor of ifii! "Sous of (be Krupir of the Kinpire Tlii'ae words lit'i-r- IlHclitr, regent of Sii Chapter I. O, D. K. t-] foiui- tendered (Ji roiiventiufi order at h tbv delegate's helii j at noon today. About we at the luncheon -.vim-h nvor liv Mrs. with I'rc-rMetu Dyson of the C. W. V. A. umi Mayor Hardie seated with at the head ot [lie lablo.., Tributes From Ladies to tin- ui'.-r life WdJes "of Hi'.- iriuJK'riiic trib- utes to the latli-rJ. (or [tit; mural forco huiU.up at home during fuiirre j tho war, were tiifc oiustaiiclitiii features of tbe aJ-iressea foHawing iho ban- quet. And through all ran ;s current of-confidence that operation in Uie future would Canuda ilic bt-st Dominion and Alberta best prov- iuro in the F.niiiire. Kiuhie's address was a oflort which jn-oilaced a great t-Ifeit on tlie partiiMikir note sho sirnc" I TEACH THE KIDDIES TO CHEW 1 Children fed on mushy: denatured foodsthai require little chewing are apt to have defeo five feeth and unhealthy cannot eat without chewing ft.The crispness of the shreds of baked whole wheat induce thorough masficaf ion and that means good digestion. If you serve wheat Ibod be sure if is whole wheat in a crisp digestible form Wheat is the whole wheat ready-cooked and ready-fo- serve. If Requires no sugar simply milk and a little-salt Notice to the Dancing Public Noted Dances Will lie Held in'the Knights of Pythias Hall (hie Next Friday, January 17th and Again on Burns' I' Night, January 24th. of Winnipeg will furnish Ihe music. This first class musical organization comes highly recommended, with a reputation, and Win play air the very In dance music; Dancing start p.rn, eliarp, closing 1.00 a.m. Admission; Gents fadies 25c. who were to return. Out of that'little leaven there, came the bfg loaf of'to- day. It. was seen in this convention. In the delegates represented. There benship of f.QOO. Every local has been real live working machine. Tlie association, was young, 'but not "too young'to learn even by hard, knocks. They were gathered to discuss ways and means for bettering 'their condi- tion, for meeting the demands they were called on to meet. Ho trusted that the deliberations would be such that they could carry on to higher hetglils and to deeper depths1 in 'the interest of the men who have yet to return. Humility and the fear of (he brinselh much gain. Right from the outset their minds should be set with one thought, the future Interests and jrrcater benefits to those who have to come back. J' Committees The resolutions committee is as fol- lows: E. C. Lethbridge; A. Edmon- ton; J. W. VVaistall, Calgary; J. Sel- kirk, Vermilion; C. U DiffenbYrh, lied s. R. Rand, Calgary; D.-Sinrms, Medicine: Hat; F. P. Vv'alsh, Maelcod; JrwJn, Edmonton, H. P. Maddison was named general secretary of the convention. The of- fer of tbe Y. M. O. A. to throw their hufldfng open to the members'of UTe convention was unanimously accopied. Committee of ways and means: Comrades Nightingale, McArthur. lungwort h, Buchner, Alcotl, Rein- bardt, Wardle, Slmmonds, Stewart, Proceiluro': Comrades J6bn'sOff, Hannermaii, Mnddtson, Mim- dy, Qulgley. Grievance and appeal: COinr-s'des Starkle, Vellacott, SelvowrigM.: "v 1 which was popular. for 'afe the use of the word "HoUlurvinni" in conneciion with UK- returned soldiers was strougty hy tlie democracy. You have made the world safe for democracy, ami now 1 uni certain that you will snake democracy safe for the world." Mrs. McKHlop Clias. McKillnp, convenor ot our loved ones, ami that dun- v safe hands- There is yren of work yet to dune. Widg childrei! of Iho fallen IH .111 opuortiiiiKy to live their lives as though they had nut suffered ;i loss, and I know tilt- T.O.tXK. wiil help. Canadu d'uring-Uie ne.vl fnw years will in tcrmh'.alujn to crown its purpose of all. the ic-st of the spirit, thi t ?m-n fulfilhnent which make vie-; vision and the capudty of the vs and j tory more than a niDnientury triumph in the effort to control given jof arms. and dominate the forces of ambition. "For "lict has ire than four years tbe oon-j greed and passion, vrtricli have fm- posed the curne of war upon liumai and now in the conference comes the sternest ity throughout nil ages." tiie returned .s, coniTiiiitce of the .I.D.IX.E- spoke brielly telling of what the organisation ivan endeavoring to do to welcome the returned men. The e i linearthl> at which i.hc trains riVe has work hard to dato, but ttie speaker. lioiiPtl that :ir-. 1U lodgements coiild be made in ihe fut- ure.in order that l.ethuriilso men mny be given their in tbe way ot wel- come home. Major Redman Major Ley Redman. M.P., of Calgary said be had heard remarked this" morn- ing: this-is one town that cer- tainly'knows hcnr to entertain a con- anil ho.heartily agreed. For himself, he appreciated the very splon- T Lelhbriclge Branch R; T. Bryroner, Manager Warner Branch J. H. S. Gordon, Manager Milk River Branch J. V.Steele, Manager ;