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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta page six THE LKTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MANY SPEECHES I, THE CONSCRIPTION BILL Ottawa, July i.-When the house Adjourned tonight, tho debute on the second reading of tho military service net vns nearing its close. Ten speakers hnd been heard from during thn day, leaving a like number to sponk tomorrow. Th�* prospects are thr.t the voting "ill take place at a fairly late hour tomorrow evening. The longest speech of the day was delivered by K. M. McDonald, of Pictou. who in a two hour effort in support of tho referendum amendment, asserted that the government, in introducing the Mil. was playing nt politics. Ho claimed that tho present sif.i.itlon In the dominion was due entirely to tho government, and that If voluntary enlistment had been given a fair trial, free from political in-flutmces, conscription would not have been necessary. Mr. McDonald made a passing reference to Dr. Michael Clark, stating that the member for Red Deer had shown signs of hysteria both at the present and previous sessions. Support for the bill came from . C'.arenco Jamleson (Conservative), ' W. S. toggle (Liberal), and James Morris of Chateauguay (Conservative). The latter, who represents Chateauguay, a constituency which is largely French, frankly confessed to the house that ho was "between the : devil and the dsep sea." He had derided to vote for the bill, however, and would abide by tho consequences. Vr. S. Logie read a letter from one of his three stmt In the trenches, In whtcb he said: "Wn�t is the news regarding conscription? I am strong for conscription myself. What does father think oj if?" He argued that conscription Is necessary in order to bring support to the men in the trenches. .!. A. Descarries, Conservative member for Jacques Cartfer. announced that he would vote for the s'li months' hoist, for the referendum " and against the bill. J. ,7. Hughes, P. E. I.; A. A. Mon-f- don, D. A. LaFortune Moncalm, and i! Ls>vl Thompton, (Qu'Appelle), favored the referendum as did also L. J. Pap-ine*u of Beauharnols. Mr, Thompson will vote for the bill if the referendum is defeated but he declared that the gorernment should trust the people. E. M. MoDonald Otta-wa, July 4.-The' conscription bill debate was resumed by B. M. McDonald, of Pictou, who said that while it was desirable that Canada should do her part in the prosecution of the war, it was really desirable that we should have peace at home. It was the duty of the government, he said, long ago to have ascertained what was the best service Canada could render to the cause. Long ago there should have been mobilization all along the line of possible national effort. Organization for the war had been delayed and for this the prime minister was to blame. Instead of deliberate organization, Canada had been bumping along from hysteria to . hysteria. Mr. McDonald said that certain members had been affected by this hysteria, including the member from Ked Deer, (Dr. Michael Clark). Lait BOfisfon he had shown signs of hysteria -when ho disapproved of legitimate, criticism by the opposition. He had again shown signs of hysteria this y��r. Mr. McDonald thought the present attitude of Dr. Clark was strange In view of the fact that at the time of the South African war he was one of those in England opposed to England taking any part in bringing about (be freedom of South Africa. Mr. McDonald asserted that the country was aot affected by hysteria. This had been demonstrated by the result of the Saskatchewan elections, where the Conservatives' cry was "vote for iWilloughby and Borden." The existing situation, Mr. McDonald said, was created by the government and not by the people. In the face of the conditions the government has thrown into the arena the contentious question of conscription. It had been advertised in the United State* that conscription was not ieemod wise or desirable. During the petit two years the wastage had been going on at the front, but on April 30 the minister of militia stated that the government had never considered the question of conscription. The prime minister on his return bad stated that he had not discussed the question of conscription in England. One of hiB colleagues who came ver on the ship with him was the first to state that he thought conscription would have to come. WILL BE ELECTION IF EXTENSION IS wanted on a voluntary basis, or whether there will ho a general election Is yet too early to know villi certainty. Tho fact of the bill having been Introduced to tho house makes tho duty of every workor in the Dominion plain. "It we accept tho assurance of the prime minister that conscription will bo resorted to only when It should prove the only effective method to preserve the existence of the state and of tho institutions and liberties which we enjoy, wo nre driven to the conclusion that tho existence of thel state is In jeopardy. That being so | Ottawa, July 4.-Tho Evening Cit-it means that all the material wealth 1 k'fn says: -When conscription is and natural resources, of the state and ! out of the way tho extension of par-ami defend the state and j liament will be broached. Tho e.\. the need of tho hour, i pression broached' Is used because Doth Are Needed llf the proposal be strenuously or to "Man power it> not sutlicient in it-! any general extent resisted by tho self or is material wealth, to protect | opposition. It la unlikely to bo pivss-�tid defend the state. lioth are : cd to a division. If as many Liberals equally necessary. Man power is use-(vote for it as for conscription the j less without material wealth in the i government possibly may regard this ; shape of land for the production of ;is justification for putting it through. ; food supplies, mines, mills and fac-1 ovot, though unanimity is lacking. If Itories for the production of fuel, min-ji: is not ,,u through, an election, of THURSDAY, JULY .r�, 1917 �---------------------_-i_j--- A Message of Every Mighty Clothes Importance to Buyer to protect all It impiit COUNTS Now als. of war munitions and othei j necessary supplios and railroads for transportation of 'he same, since men J must ho fed, equipped and supplied ! with munitions ;o be infective. It ' logically follows that to protect the : state, both man power PELT HATS All shades and sizes in tho lot. Now shiipos young and old. Worth $3.0(1 and $;i.50 Salo Price ............... for 2.25 rieds started things by getting seven runs. The singles, however, had their batting bonnets along and in two Innings th^y put them on. Ton runs were made. They say the final score is the only one that counts so those with wives run four men nro,;ml tho circuit In the last inning. With that thev won the game, the linal score bein 13-12. Races for horses later claimed tho attention of the crowd. Some of them were very good. Most of the Raymond racing steeds, though, are on the i other tracks. The celebration closed .with a grand ball at night. People wore here from all over the south. During the evening the final voting for the Raymond's most popular lady took place. Two of the ladies were tide right up to the last second almost when one ot them went ahead with five hundred votes. Mrs. Z. N. Skouson was declared the most popular lady in Raymond. A feature of the entire celebration was that no cash prizes wore given. The winners will be credited with the amount of the prize by the Red Cross. Considerable money was saved in this mannes. NECKWEAR Eu;:ll.-h American imported latest shapes and shades Regular 50 cents 35c Regular 75 cento 5QC PEXMAN "S FN OWE All For warm days. Flue balbriugan. All ^r.:::^::^::.,......50c A lot of odds in fine underwear. A j* Worth up to $1.00,'Sale......... *�)C RED CROSS EVENTS PURE SILK SOX rinest .imported interwoven silk sox in plain or fancy shades. Worth ir Cue. Salo ....................... IDC Lislo and Cashmere. Regular 50c. Of? _ for ......................... JjC One special lot 25c ^Ulack Cotton 1 p at........................... IDC MEN'S BELTS 2-10 leather belts In black, All sizes in the lot. Worth 50c and 60c. Sale Prici............ tail or grey. 35c (From Our Own Correspondent) Raymond, July 5.-Between intermittent showers of rain the celebration to raise funds for the Red Cross was held here yesterday. It was a good Buccess. A large crowd was out and they seemed to spend their money freely. The treasury of the Red Cross as a reBult -will profit greatly. The events of the day commenced Complete Threshing Outfit FOR SALE Gaar-Scott double cylinder 25 h.p., with straw burning attachment. Rumley separator, 36x60. Good cook car on trucks, water tank, tent 14x16 feet. The whole outfit has only seen 40 days service. No plowing. Owner will sell at a sacrifice. For terms address or call at The Standard Agency Foremost, Alberta LABOR IN WILL INSIST ON TAXATION OF WEALTH, TOO Ottawa, July 3.-In reply to a letter from the secretary of tho British Columbia Federation of Labor, ask-. tng tor a statement from J. C. "Wal-\ ters, the president of tho Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, as to the attitude labor should assumo towards the conscription of man power as provided for in the military service bill now before parliament, Mr. Watters toclght issued the following statement: "Tho military service bill now before the house seems likely to pass. Whether it will be put into operation Immediately it becomes law or whether a period of time will be given for another effort to recruit the. men AUCTION SALE Of Household Furniture, Relics, Paintings, Etc. ON TUESDAY, JULY 17, 1917 AT 10 O'CLOCK 8HARP AT F. W. QODSAL'S RANCH, THREE MILES EAST OF COWLEY, ALBERTA Axminster and BrusBols Carpets and others; llnoloum; library table; writing table; dining room extension table; other tables; china cabinet; old fashioned mahogany writing desk, antique Imported; brass fonder and irons; large corner book case; handsome cosy corner complete; numerous framod pictures, copleB of old masters water color paintings by English artists, etc.; brie a brae; lamps; dining room and drawing room chairB and cony chairs; art serge and velvet curtains; blinds; handsome sideboard; stoves; numerouj Iron beds, springs and mattresses, feather pillows, blankets and sheets; largo wardrobe; -1 dressers; 4 wash stands; chest of drawers; baking cabinet; kitchen tablo and chairs; gasoline stove; washing machine; clothes wringer; clocks; dinner aot; willow pattern cups and saucers; platform scales; hinglish imported driving harness; bod room commode; tools, etc.; a safe; roll top desk; smaller desk; office revolving chair; 6 toilet sots; rifle; golf clubs; fishing rods and tacklo; endless chain pulley. The ladies of the Cowley Fled Cross Society will serve lunch at noon. Come and bring your friends. This can be a pleasant outing as the river flows alongside the ranch. Good fishinE- TERM8 CASH F. W. QODSAL, Proprietor J. A. Suits at isses �Price 33 Suits, balance of our spring and summer stock. Everything will j�o at half price to assure a clearance. Wonderful values. HALF PRICE. 3-1.0 pes., White Garments New, crisp, fresh white undergarments. Charmingly trimmed with lace embroidery and ribbons. All beautifully cut. Good nnd roomy underskirts. Combinations, nightgowns, chemise, Klips and corBC-t covers. Regular prices $1.75 to $2.25. Your choice ............. 1.35 SMITH, Auctioneer irts bust 1.25 Middies and White Sk All stylos and sizes up to 41 and skirts to !i0 waiat. Now frosli goods and very attractive styles and trimmings. Regular 3-1.75. Salo .................... Seo this lot of fancy striped skirts and middies. Something everybody should have for tho summer. O OC Regular $3.00. Clearing at ...�.&�? 100 Lingerie and Silk Blouses Mado of l'Ino voile and ,Tnp silk, sonjo have fronts of beautiful embroidery and lace, flno tucks, the silks aro plain but dressy, dozens of different stylos and designs to cho'oso from. Sizes :U to '14. Regular value and $2.00. Friday bargain | to clear .................... \i $1.75 ,25 Crepe de Chenc Silk lilouscs A wonderful rango of styles and mnny wanted shades. After a heavy season's soiling it loaves us with broken lines and sizes, still wo havo all sizes In tho lot up to 44/ l QC Worth $�.00 to $7.00. Hale.. lX�VD ANOTHER LOT AT $3.95. Serge and Tweed Skirts 50 dress skirls in all slzos. Bluo and black sorgos, plaids and grey tweeds. Regular up to +8.50. a nf Sale Price .................. fr��/�5 Silk Hose Clearing about 20 dozen Silk Hose In black, white, .sky and tan. Regular up to $1.00. Sale . . . 03C Others of n finer grade Ttogular ? 1.25 in green, bronze, grey, black and white. Salo ... Corstt ('overs & Drawers Fino nuality drawers and corset covers. Lace trimmed and porfect finish. Many stylos and slzos to choose from. Worth 50c. Salo .................... Hose Slikolino and llslo black, mauve and tun. All sizes. Worth 50c. Of* Salo ........................ OOC Another lot of black and white Halo and cotton. Regular 35c. for ...................... I 90c 35c 25c Hun Shades lloautlful now shapes and shades. Something all woman need In this sunny south. Prices range gradually from $1.25 to $15.00. On salo at less........ 25% See Our Window Display THE ROYAL STORE ;