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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. JANUARY 21, THE LETIIIilUDC.F, DAILY IIWUI.I7 PAGE NINE sralulale you. ami through jqu all jour Rlalf. on the fcplenJSJ work uf lloartl during last tbree You buvc carried through a wort ot iho greatest magnitude with uni- form mccess and mil I wish to pay my personal tribute to tht great iblllly, euergr, ant} urftftntzlng power you, as chair- matt. Tiave tthoim. Canada's re- tnarkktle output of munitions has played a part la the munl- tlonint ot tbe British errutea, and, remain ft teaiimooy to Uie vitlufi of the work ot the llotrd ID i Bafore August, 19U, uo manufacturer had -svsr made u vhell or a cue or a but already In wcoad of 1917 U ww producing 66 cent. of the thrtpnel shells; li per of the U 37 pv of the Inch, 15 cent, of loch, and 16 per ceuL the 9.2 inch BholU uaed by British armlM. The Imperial Munitions Hoard, created in November, 1916, ts an Integral ot the British Ministry ot Munitions, directly to the Minister, ami the British Government was liu- AnclnUy tor all ex- pend Iture." 0 refer We lure already beep told that nf the ordera pliced In Canada on British acdwint exceeded H.2QO. covering munitions, aeroplaue timber, and sundry wi supplies, but U ii moro tDtgrcatiag t hear that actual cash dlalmrgem-nt been made down lo two monthi ago, amounting lo Sonn of the material represented in Ihes1 purchases la as Stoel forglngs.........J75.600.000 SheJIs In tbo production ot Ibeae and Hhella upwards of Iocs ot steel have used, or which' lor.s were produced In Can- ada. Copper ol which i were produced In Can- ada, Fuses........., ot which were produced tti Car1-- powder..........- High Ib. Steamships hulH, under construction and under contract: Wooden.......... 1% Steel............ M with nn aggr-gate ot tons dead- weight and nn aggre- gate Value of Aeroplanes IiuHt...... 3.000 Uo carrying ou behalf ot the Imper- il government a large part of the1 crop ot 1918- The clrcuIMlou >f bank notes has by HO nllUuUB, of which, however, 127 mill- onu is covered by deposits wt gold or cgal tenders in (hi Central Gold .erve. Balance Our Borrowl igs The Issue of legal tender notes by ho Domlaloa government, mot cover- ed by gold, waa at SClfa1 November 321 mllUoaa; but while tomo of.this other country in tte world. the mai'Itlmo provlncta antl in prtlrle jirovitire we can x an addition lo national' debt, a considerable- part of It U Issued'un- der the Finance Act to fadlltatp Ibo movement of products and should thus m time dlaj-ppear. In the early years ot the war we Mid securities In the United and 1C ui winding up our accoutv we find that Great SrlUlu ui about H.I much KB ve borroTred abroad August, [514. we ehiH hire, the proud [icllon ol having paid our share ot cost ot the war out of our own keU. One wa shall know that In the ID the history of the world we did out part; on the other-that wo now have a aort of grctt nafucal ledger in which vast iani6 aland at the credit of some of our people, to bo paid by our people as R whole a icrlei of New So far as Uhcftle objects of are concerned we are hardly better algutncance. We are possibly tetter tup p( fed with water of great future pOBstbiHIes than any rt !n ouo sf- every Impurtbut InduKtrlal centre with hydroelectric power, (ti many countries possessing water powers value iu a national asset is prU- d so highly, ihfit we may la leti in K-3 background IT tbe problem ot grad- a! deTelopment zt fbe minimum of cost not solved. ThU must bo worked out on terms of equity both .5 to the proper distribution ot jur.b priceless ftisat, anil as lo the rights if the prlvete capital InTrated'thereLii. with tall aisuraace to the' sacred- titss of contract. We have more than once drawn attention to the neceisUy OT Industrial bureaus some of he troublei ot the manufacturers can and for such Unritlgatlona 10 those carried OD by the Honorary tdrleoir Council tor SclentiMc and Industrial HosoarcU at Ottawa. We ire told that -ire' have not In Canada i sufficient number of students iMa for research work. Oifa la no doubt truo. It unfortunately tho Inability of our unfvtiraltE of quite Inadequate lo afford the opportunities for. train ng and study which the conditions ot our country demand, Peace Problems off (ban the wtr We have created many new factories and plants lo ratke IniirumeotB of war and Required much skill In working these plants, we bave largo additions to B teal anrl other laimetllatelj- Available for works of peace, and have new shipyards, but because o1 four years ot on war we la of Buppllcs in directions, fn addition (o the resump lion of activities fn every form of pro will need no further argument as to ihe business utility of such Improve nienls. We need dwelling houses by lh> s, fir-i, anil rVlnV: Amerl- mu ;hSs wir." said -i-s to stv- i fill the Uine, tu-. 1 cans are taking a credit for winning Irvln S. Cobb, eral thousand P'VUJJ> Salt CUr [his week. Mr t'yfcli It perhaps, mere any usher epondent thet to i North America, and Britlrfi i what the French in (he war, and he telli It all the pathos and dramatic at command. Mr. Cobb, who hn-1 Um Jiand koow- of what tlio conilitionsi in the German army wt-r-.- at th? outbreak of The war, lost no In feeinj; Lord Kitchener catre yut of Hpl-j glum, and to hlin 'he correspondent V.TIS able to give- o Ion ot im- mente value. Cobb aflorwai'l-; ?p'-nt months at a time on the I'ntl-h und French fronts, where wiih an of the can now start afresh with ihe.BrUUh war of Me- he made extensive problems of conscious greater effort is nccpasary for thai tvliiU to the He has re- tbe centlv been by tiie French Future but thai we are able to do; with memben-liiu in ihc famous l.e- inany thought Impossible before i gloti of Honor, the war; that our war burden, heavy Mr, Cobb will vkit l.ethbridgc on as It Is, is lighter than that of January 3Qtb. Nr> one ?liouM miss al of the leading nations, and tbat with- hearing him. Ht if one of Oie fort- our small population and vast country moat American wriltr.-i ot Today. we should be able lo attract immigra- tion more successfully Uiau ever In the jiast. Our war debt, at least tbat part of It which Is held ?t home, will not seriously interfere wltb our jvower ot riroducrlwn. Our heaviest burden will still be the annual sum we must pay' for interest on our debts to other coun- Irtes. Because of the securities float- ed in Ihe United States during the war, this is now about 1S5 millions. If, therefore, living In our comfortable way, we could provide for our public l private Improvements by loans at linme, anil export more than -we i in many districts, antl other lq a sufficient extent to enable us lo buildings only await a reasonable ad-l-jy (oretgn interest we shoull Justmenl of the present high cost of anq noL feel the coat oE thp wai lob iniicb. I am aware, however, erection.- Our farmera are richer than ever before and.xvtil doubtiees reqnlro farm improvements on a' very large need on shall probably business now that In addition to this seven national talned without plants were built at a cost ot over 15 millions, Tfce cajiltal Jjcing Urgcly vriltcn olf already tis part of .tho cost ornianufsctuTU Acetic acid was being made In o plant costing over a million and ferrosillcon In plants. Car-blue was being snipped nt tbe rate ot 700 tons monthly. ;The Board ar- ranged the purchase of timber in Can- ada for all purposes in Great Britain, private, aa well as government. ,pt tho special timber used In constructing Rcroplanes In Great Hrltaln, Canada Bupplhd -10 per cent. How, important be gathered from, the uenl telegrBpiied uy the Controller'of Timber: "U li .a iiolable To nroductioti to f'sti-Wihilf is a great achievement. should enable us to look forward with some confi- rtence Ib being nble to meet the requirements of the Aircraft Pro- duction Department during the Some Idea of the work ot tbe Trans- portatlon Department, of the Hoard mny be gathered from the fact that the volume o( Inland traffic to anil from machinery planta In 1HI7 was I.GQIMWU tons, while tons were sJiTipttl overseas. It Is Interesting to rccoril that, tn thc mutual advantage of1 both coun- tries, os our equipment and organiza- tion had been released from the pro- railways In every direction, greater mileage, more engines, more cars, and better terminate. We need ocean ships to help us compete for tbe trade of the world. Finance He construction There will doubtless be considerable foreign Iraae open to those who can cotnjisto for it. bit it will not be ob- struggle which leaves no room for lack of skill In man- ufacturing, of the knowledge ot costs. ot the power of finance, and of the Facilities for transportation.. If.. we can finance part of .the reconstruction of Europe as we have financed the mak- ing of munitions for Great Britaiu, we fair share of the we have a trade C. PI THUS OF I.I BRAID'S BEST TEA has the strength 16 and flavor that you will like. .RAID'S COFFEE That is what enjoys rich, fragrant about this satisfying blend of Braid's. "Morning, Noon and Night" At dealers everywhere. government system will demonstrate many things. It win indicate very largely the general nature of the re- sults we may hope to secure from an esti-nsLon of the system. "For the moment, therefore, 1 Urinfc we can say with absolute certainty that until we know more about gov- ernment operation in Canada and the The Canadian people do not know United States, we should not embark One ol the tnost Important questions which has 10 IJQ dealt with by the government at Ottawa following tho cessation of hostilities Is that of Thirty million dollars will be euougli Ital Is cacouruging iliout gov- upon .permanent policies; because to IdUtriluiwl in uenElous evdfj Quebec, P.Q.. 500 Merger BWg. St. John, N'.B., 43 Canada" Life Saskatoon. Canada Bldg. Sydney. N.S.. Post Bldg. Toronto, Ont., 59 Yonge Street Vancouver, B.C.. 311 Rogers Victoria, B.C.. 504 Union Bank Bide. Winnipeg, -Man., 702 Notre Dame Inv. Ulng. There are also offices in Ijondon, (he Pensions and Disa- that re have a small population operation of large lajlway tUo PO without the advantage of this in order tliat this money be distrlb- i bilttles Bo-ini, St. John, Xftd. a great country to develop, thai imrai-l systems to justify any further excnr- Information available In med promptly, smoothly and fairly, ErantB miy come Iti large into that fielil at present, in tin J dub IJB to my mind the 'tin, government lias built up efficient that railway building is tar from toi'iE: opinion of Mr. E. W. llcatty. heiKhl of folly." machinery, .-mcl an organization head- at an end. and that our credit will lie c. thc Canadian Pacific raihvay.' Mr. Bealty also dealt very interest- Uj by the Board of Pensions.Commts-1 good In al! markets where money can at a mcelins of (lie Fifth witb one economic fact in con- isioiiera will put it in operation bRfihlalned. So that although our AESOCiatjon of Canada at Jioii- necfion with the nationalization of I isoiieanil nenaiou-'alreadr are development and (hus still further does a soldier's depend- ent fipply for pension? tho nearest branch office. else do the branch oHic-: es do- send visitors to call on pensioners in their homes, hold medi- cal re-examinationF, and handle com- plaints. i n man is dissatisfied with a pension how should he proceed? should apply to the district [icveionnent and (nus siui itirincr v j (U receiiira a. veiituju. i nv ttm-. morS thl" country.. people at v.lmh the ren- sup.B mojjcy. ,vo W tore- j omlt o[ is by lbe j office where a medical Tbe of fcorrowins depend, inured duction of'ammunltlon for Great Brit- ain, orders were 1u Canada by the United Slates Ordnance De partmonl. Agricultural Supplies The expenditures for war snjinlieg, from those of the Imperial Muo- JUons Hoard, Are more difficult to trace Ihsn Insl year. IlnrltiR the jorloil ol the war the Department of Agriculture bought for the British (Jo-vernnient, oats, liny and flour lo Ibo value of n little leas than 100 mil lion dollars, anil before [he war cndci they had already hegun In buy lm> for ihe United Slates Government. Tho War Purchasing Commission recently undertook lo supervise Iho lures ot other departments, in add! lion to war dlslmraemenls, arid lhes .'ly A superiority over Bother matmiact'uHng nations in least some respee.ts. Water Asset U. S. RAILWAY ..EARNINGS WASHIW.TON'. ,r.-m. in 3.r03. 'iir.Jur Kovfniijiont cftuiro) Kju! nnuRiial war condillonp. earned ntoiiS-lil.VW.Wi0. loss lliau In 1017: less than in Ihe reconl year of I0f6, tiiul about tiie "Thb crux of the whole thins lies j (ions adopted here yesterday in tiie in the ability of governments to carry final session of Ihe National Hardwood on enterprises such as these with tho Exporters' Association same competency and .ifficlcncy as can private owners. 1 am not convinc- ed of Ihe wisdom or the expediency of any surh pnlicy, because none of the adroKilr-s have been able lo shuw ground for the faith that Is in them.: I am nol aivtirc of single Instance! in'which il i an lie smlr] that the opcr-! allon of huge industrl.il enterprises by the government lias, under normal comllllons, been an unqualified suc- cess. "To nrsue from the experience of old countries, where civil service ob- tains u much betler share, of the am- bitious young men Mian in Canada, ori to argue from the alleged success cif( local affairs, or govern-' are they? the following eighteen cen ues En Canada; Calgary, Alia.. 504 Herald Bldg. Cliarlolletown, P.B.I., 150 Richmond Street. Edmonton. Alia.. 312 McLcod Ulk- Hallfax, N.S...JD5.Dennis Bfk. Hamilton, Telephone Btdg. Kingston. Ont., 81 Brock Street. I-ondon, Out., 53 Bank of Toronto Montreal. P.Q., HOG Urummond Bldg. Ottana, Out., 11 Carlton Chambers Hegina, Sask., 713 McCallum-llill Hldg. opinion about his disability? The relationship between the Medical Board and tiie is that of doctor and patient. Every, opportunity -is Klven to. have the condition judged f roan his own point of view. what Is the amount of pen- sion'based? i amount is based purely On the extent of the handicap and is in- tended to enabie a disabled soldier; or sailor to live despite bis handicap on eijual 'terms with Itose "vvhp havo suffered no handicap. REPLIES TO MESSAGE OF I SYMPATHY OiTAWA, Jan. following has been received in reply to the con-': dolcncea sent by the government to their Majesties upon the death of1 Prince John: "The Queen and t are deeply1 touch- ed by the kind sympathy e.xpreS8ed by you on behalf of the government and people of Canada on the ioss vie have7 sustained by; thc death of our young- est son and we thanfc you all sincere-' (Signed) "George R. I." GROCERIES SPECIAL SALE SATURDAY Tomatoes, large size, tins... 20c Macaroni, 9 or. pkg, 2 for Me Standard Peas, 2 cans tor. 35c Dominion Corn F fakes, 5 pkgs. same ng In 1015. This became Hamlln'n Wlrard Oil a Reliable, Antiseptic Preventive During influenza epidemics spray f the nose and Ihroal several times a wilh one part Wizafd Oil and (wo parls using an atomizer. If you haven't an atomizer, gargle the.throat and snuff tbe mixture up the nose. This treatment sets an antiseptic nail of defense against "Fir.1' gciiDs. Chcil coJds and sore throat lead to Slop llicm at .once with Oi, incnt orsuifteiiUons rtomiimlcil tiy topllnnnl itftrsnnnlltlcs. influent. the but tu, the country Oc, j, 30c. If hnve ot least otio nssct of groal 105 iirlncliml roails. issue, Thc solution finally adopted in today when'the United will bo of tneslim- rciiorts were made to Inlcr-atalc nbto value lo Canada. Meantime, too. commerce o[ earnings of (hn experience wtilrli ('nnatlu will HOW wlilfth hnR so inueli At slake in ,10i satisfied fcluVri llic and get your money bacV, Ever constipated or have sick ache; Just try Liver Whips, plessant liltlc pinlc pills, JOc at drug- fish, Guaranteed. hnvc ot Ihctj'rcsoul newly organized Donafco Corn, 2 cans foe.. 45c Pork ,and Beans, large size, 2 tins 45e Salmon, large ske, pfr can 40c Kippered Herring, large lins, per tin 25e Finnan HaddieSj targe tirs, per tin 30c California 5ardlnesf tomato sauce, 15 oz. tin .........35c Seof Cordial, large battle tiOc St. Charles Milk, size, 156 can, 5 for...............70s Gold Seal Itilik, ocf cnn 6 for.........'........... 35o Dominion Corn Flakes, for ...I................. 70o Royal Yeiil, per pKg.......OSc Best Black Tea, in bulk, per ib....................... 55c Maracalrbo Coffee, per Ib. 46.; Fry's Cocoa, Ib, tin 2Sc Lux, 2 pkgs. for...........25c Fairy Soap, 10c Lilac Rose Soip, 2 25c Lennox 4 bars for 2St Gold Sc.-.p, 7 bars......... Sweet Oranges, per doz.....64c Eating Apples, 4 for 25c All kinds Fresh Fancy per Ib....... 25c, 3Sc to 55e Dry Onions, 8 Ibi, for BING WO THIRTEEMTH STREET NORTH PHONE ;