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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. JANtUUV 17. U1I'.I PAGE ttbe letbbrtboe 'fllbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY proprietors nnd THE CETHBRIDGE PRINT ING COMPANY, LIMITED S23 6th Street South, Lethbridss A. Buchanan President and Managing Director John Torran.e Mamser TELEPHONES Office Editorial Office A. yorrester ot Cllutpu, A largo shipment of Alberts live Tractors of the clsss on which iSm'y Is now be placed the ire? 1 i. The war tariff of TV. per cent. 5 per I'ut m durics ihc diys of lhe war. will rsrjcvved. The Only on imple- will b? re-html to per cent. The minor ;IIM icclute the in. m that durln; the ccn'ir.s tessioa ro inr.u-l can be 01: FOB THK llt'SV MAN v alK> the return of .nrs Cjnaia :s normal conditions -A' M o make up revenue lest by tariff reJuctH.ns ;i to be especially ii fid thr.t f.'r the wlawvci differences of tfi'in ou .nlsM Iv He felt they ..vou'd aiwsvs stand u-Miher for ibe deinobllliation board as Intern- officer for Oalgtry. -Thomas B. McLean, chief clerk of the supremo court, em old-limer. of Edmonton, is dead. He le.ves a widow and six children. Winnipeg parenls have bijou warn- ed that the birth registration to bo striclly enforced, uud a !-o tme inflicted upon delinquents. uobert McCredte. SI. died township, where ho was lOUgULn bom. Ho was treasurer of lhe muni- cipality lor over thirty years. Three-year-old daughter of Mrs. Henry Oliver, In Salidu ich west, who died of influenza, was Iho Stlh vic- tim in the family within two The Imperial Life Assurance Com- ..anVs annual report shows Unil M per' cent., or ot Iho tolal I91S death claims were due to tin- influenza 'tSpldcmtc: _ c' ciri-v c! itilsrriptions ar- THE TARIFF1 AND THE READJUSTMENT PERIOD convention in Cc herm even May even do on cistern people that issues to bo dealt' from overseas who have had reason to think .-.bout the problems of iseir country while they have teen fighting in a far-oTf country and view- ing thicks from a different angle. The tariff has been a political football for .a long time, but it is hirdly likely that the hoys en their return are going I :o. follow t-'.e politician tvho can shout j the loudest for a tariff or for a I1 low tariff. They are going to Just how the tariff1 anects each indi- s -1 idual f.nd the country as a whole, o They nre going to study the facts the tariff in relation to the eco- jsd one which must not be overlooked jorir, period of before the cou- nomic needs ot Canada and Canadians and they are soing to have a word 10 say about what decisions shall be mode at Ottawa on the subject. If a by s-Bj'reuMcnt liyson during the tir l-.eM office, and he sissureil t McKenzie ct his support, eoretarj- Mitchell, who resigned tbe secretaryship, ;is announced at the end of the couveation. eipresed Sis regret at having to do so. anil as- sured the delegates that his services ind interest would always be at the Jispos-al of the association. At the conclusion of the meeting ev I'resideni Lvtuii .ilip.e- elation ot the "splendid nunner in which the reports of the convention had been the press." A telegram arrived during the meet- ing from tbe mayor of Stettler .as surins the convc-ntioi of n hearty come should Stettler be selected for the neit meeting. List of DulcaaUs President Dyson. The organization in Poseu Inown the Polish Supreme-People's- Coun- cil! has issued a resolution dissolving common council of the town of I In addition to "ice-president Xi? Vill no doubt consider we crazy oa the subject in the west. But Bt the same rime it may be pointed out UiaT it" "is n6 more' drastic than ttat adopted by the western farmer to their platform. It Is more than Sir WHrid Laurier ap- 9ears to be vnlling to go, judging hy 6l3 "lariH for revenue only" s ip eastefn'Oniario the ether evening. L eastern manufacturer is to be allowed to go ahead piling up undue vreatlh at the expense of the masses of the peo- ple, he fe going to say a word. At lhe same time he is going to see to it "that Canadian industry is given a fair opportunity -to find its feet trstore meeting the. competition ot older countries, and once any branch of in dustry has gained a solid footing he the west is radical on the is going to see lhat it is not fostered radicals on this issue j uniuly behind a tariff bsrner I The period of readjustment is the at a peat many Conservative t in be settled. Union should west feel that there mnst he tar- iff revision if the vvejt is to_get fair treatment during the years in which.. (Jie great burden the war Is-to be Borne." AVhether Hon. Robert Rogers' sjiateirUnl the other day in.favor of, free tractors and-lower duties on farm implements was sincere or whether Secretary attempt to settle it by a fair decisio to both east" and -n-est. .If it Is no settled -now, it will occe more he- come a., political football and will re suit Sn east arid west drawing farther and farther would not he a> good thing -for Canada. And we can therefore eicuse extremist reso- litche'.I and Dominion Representative Dace, the following is the full list ot elegates who were present through- cut the 'meeting. J. ey, M. McArthur. H. S. G. Rand, Biichner, G. V. .'VTaiaell. W. A. Irwin, L. G. Sim monds, I. T. Banner man. A. Baker, C, W.'Eeivewright B Starkie, C. B. Reinhardt Simms, .J. "VVar die. Red W. AlcocV. L. Difienbacher. P. Walsh. G. Yella. cott, B. RanSIo. J. kirt. W. Hamillon. E. C. Kenzie, H. P. Maddison Albertan .won its libel S. n. 'Munns. of Calgary, who paid in a public meeting that the Albt-rtau 'bad been -bought during the JeJerul elections of last year. The damages awarded were Kev. Claus Peters, ot Herbert Sask., was found guilty ot having alsely 'issued a certificate of mem ership in the Memonite church to Vllltam WJeie; in order Ihat the lat er might escape military service, am vas fined 5200 and costs, amounting o SU9- Improvements of great impprtanc have been made in the channel o Shat-el-Arab, which Is the, river form ed by ihn confluence.of the Euphra tes and Tieris rivers, according to th Journal of the Mesopotamia boari of trade. Ocean-going steamers ma now go up the 'river from the Persia Gulf as far as Xahrumar, which about 20 miles ahove Basra. been raised to will ho ihe first native of !nd a scat la lhe British houso of lords. After thirty-eight years. Hugh son. former lax collector of the ownsbip of Colchester South, near 'Indsor. has been able to clear him- elf of: the stigma of suspected short- ge. ith only four votes recorded nst the resolution, the Saskatche- Assembly approved the resolu ou urging Ihe Dominion governmeni o repeal the War Times ,Bl-tlon Act vhich has under debate for the ta IM fto SEn. reater part ot two or three fe committee Uiat Swift nd Co. "had packed" the tooJ admin- stjatlon witli "dollar a year nien" !to take i bill to appropriate the re- quired by President Wllsoii for food relief In Europe. Swarms of wild bees were used by German troops, when they sought lo prevent .tho landing of British troops at Ttacga. German East Africa, ranking effective use of machine guns, according to H. M.'Bwart.. sup- erintendent of Iho British East African police, who arrived, at .San Francisco. P. J. Heney, ot San Francisco, who i for STRUCK A MINE ROMS, Jan. French steamer Chaprol hat a floatlno mire In'the Straltt of hUsslna, slnklna H mlnut.i. Five .hundred moitly Creeks, and Ruillans, have been drownYtC steanwr saved 150 if on board. There'passed away at his home in arampton, William Smith, age! 85 vears, and the last surviving son ot lie lato Andrew Smith nnd Catharine Eraser, and 'brother of the late John Brampton, for a number ol years Liberal representative' for Pee county, In the Ontario legislature. The death of -Mrs. Lillian Chute Hamilton, a prominent missionary un der the Anglican Church Sessionary Socletv, -who arrived in the city o the steamer Scandinavian last Friday toot place at St. John, N.B. who received largo salaries from the company at the lime they were serv- Dg Iho government. Endorsed, It Is declared uy a local paper, by some influential men ariC women In British Columbia; Includ Ing dotcors, lawyers, relumed soldiers, laborers artisans, 'merchants and financiers, 'IThe People's Moderation party" has he en organized at Vancou- ver with the object ot securing modi- fications In the .linoor legislation ct the province. in- structlona maul of justice in'Ottawa day proceedings were itayetl v In the case of Michael Charit- ouoff, with having .dangerous literature In. his posse.islca; Cbarltonolf was formerlyreal. tor of tlie banned: -Bolshevist Ho was aentenc- cd in Winnipeg police court to tireo monlhs in jail and a'fine ot A new frlal WM ro- fused and tho Wlnnipeg.Trades and Ijubar Council obtained.for Charilonott an order for a new -t hearing of the case" Before Mag- istrate MacDonald. The-case v has been adjourned times awaiting instructions from Ottawa. x the minds of many lormer sane and reasonable lines. Hon. Frank Oliver is just as charac- teristic as ever. Just listen to the trimming he serves up to the Mcrn. Ing Albertan, in his paper, the Edmon ton Bulletin, under the caption, "J Renegade In Alarm: .h c pnuiDineti w ilii tnc tannin "Tie Bleary Jabertanbe-jrail, the o. lator h ___0 ol the Liberal vray whicli discloses tat the galhcring will not help a Itt- e bit toward tbe suppression o' Lib- ra! stifling ol pub- Lent and thus make for the lappJness ion g'oi'erninent life o: the coali- The especial tonal- nesa of a 'turn-coat being to defame .he party he 'deserted, the Albertan's concern over lhe holding ot a conven- tion of the Liberal party is quite un- derstandable, and its opposition, to the Convention should materially help lo nrako Ute gathering sacce-ssfurhotb in point of numbers and in the rigor- ous gnunoiarlon of Liberal views. can leam 1hsy rather like the. joU Tbe can briug their conventions to LeUibrldge every year with assur- ance of a royal reception from this city every time. The: people, of LetKbridge: have en- eftaii'ed their flrst'Grelt War Vele. slal. lul convention, and from what we i cies were not distinguishable STzs merely-to rataras some of Intions on the subject at this Umo Its former Conservative friends in the' from political conventions if tnose TMan government we would not care! resolutions will .Tesult in convincing iV-ay out we do Selieve that he in- tha' members ot the goverament at Ot- ids of many former lawa that there'Is'i very real r.eed of the straight Conserve- for grappling with the question Tight live ,arty -r-ow ?nd BcttinE a settlement J The west has spaten on "the tariff rjnestion in no uncertain manner of 5ate. Tc say that the question should not bo iim-ched until peace is signed it straining z point, especially In view of ills fact lhat, at the session ot par- -or! ronvenes nest month, -zni means of raising revenue to war Lebt will have to be con eioered. At that session it tnll hi fairiy well settled whether the tariff j is to-bear the burden or whether the i tariff is lo .he. revised and a greaterjl portion ot the annual payment shifted 4ver to such other taxation bases as I income til, business profits tax, etc. I 3t is on this very phase of thfi i 4ion that the eastern nranufacturer nnd tie western farmer clash. The I -farmer declares the 'tariff I ES at present constituted. ,the farmer 1 not! the ot' Ganaaa Tjear per cent, of the taxation burden -white the wealthy are "let oft with 25 J cent. The' farmer would'Oike at i least a split, and with the farm- i TJTS from Ontario to the Pacific or- j Eanized as they are today they are not ,'i. going (o be satisfied until they force 1 n more even division of the 'burden. It may bo'that the Union goverr.- 1 jnent at Ottawa has decided tliat it is j to get ths tariff faction-? together i Bnd arrivo-at a solution of sojno of Ihese prohlems which are tending to aggravate ths sectional east fend'west V nplil. At any rate Hon. i (tnnounced the. .day lhat. Ihere i was no sign ot i break-up'Wlfie" DO arinion he stTnagly ed, his belief that Unioa-governinen' i ehoula lie leftlo finish the job it ha .Vhat la to Me Ihe wa through, ,tho jtroops demobilized and j tho bays In a'fnlr way to lakiDg their j In civil life once more. This, to I flon. ..Robert Rogers, Indicates that 4 there has been some be- Iwcon Union Liberals arid Union Con- j eervalives In the govemnient on Ihe i tariff question, a decision