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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, JULY 19, 191S THE I, ETH BRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVB T IT v T rv illt t T v r r f ft Ml I I 1 I I T I T I I I 1 1 1 1 1 Make tlie Map All-White on July 21st The Whiskey Ring's Four Trump Cards 2. Beer Bribery is a violation of tho Corrupt Practice Act, yet this is being brazen- ly resorted to by the Whiskey Ring in order to buy up the election on July 21st. At the olltstart of the Prohibition Campaign a 'bold and subtle bid was made by the hotel men of a certain city for the support of the Y.M.C.A. Business men have been promised in- crease of trade if they would, vote "wet." Of late wo learn of Prohibition. Scrutineers being approached for their: autos and livery rigs being hired for election day at extra- vagant rates. 'But the chief reliance of the Whls-' key'Ring has been in "Beer." First it 'Was dropped to 5 cents a' now it flows free in many quarters. Publicly citizens have 'been promised "'free bear" if they would attend the liquor meetings. Will the Citizens'" Committee explain the carnival of drunkenness that has 'been going on of late in the mining centre in' the Lethbridge riding? Are the miners on full time again, or have the C. P." H. doubled their wages' 1. BARE-FACED LYING marles WP Rivo two instances of the Wlilsltoi- fling lies thai liiivc been alrracly nailed: I Ual work a letter hostile to I'roh'lbiUon and ,mrporti.iK to he written Fathers I.acombo and Doueet. venerable pioneer Misslona of the Roman Ciithollc Church, mis published throughout thu iirovlnco as a paid ad iliy the Licensed Victuallers Association. On lulv 1C. F' her A Lemarohanil head of the Oblate Fathers in Aliierta. the to which the above 1'rlostB belong, issued the follow- hip Hov. Father Lacombe wan not interviewed on the imitlor, and the two Reverend Lacombe ana not Amm" pnTe' 'willskov Art: of the Calory We-Opener, July occurs tbe Saskatchewan govern- men mring to eh-c a throughout AB.erta printed price lists of the 'w0r or the provincial dispensaries. They are endeavoring to develop i lliiior mail order business. Tliev will ship'you one gallon or whiskey, two gallons of wine, and four gallons of beer daily. on .mil pay u oads >vorks of Saskatchewan, a, as (or the lost revenue, the vendors legal machinery an, personal n Alberta The refutation of ihi.i slander and lie Is contained in the rollo.mp telegram Irom Premier bcoti, dated July decision the Council is that our stores shall not fill orders ssnt by Alberta residents, and a regulation to this effect Is being prepared. After hesinirching venerable missioimriea of the church and the. fair name of a sister province, what lies will these desperate scoundrels halt at" WHY I WILL VOTE "YES" ON JULY 21st 1. BECAUSE the present Liquor License Ordinance is not salis- factory, costing Alberta, as it does, 40p lives and per year. 2. BECAUSE tiic time has come to divorce the province 'from its Immoral and debasing partnership with the linuor truffle. 3 BECAUSE Prohibition is the more modern, scientific and effect- ive method of dealing with' the drink problem, and proves a success today wherever given Ji fair trial. 4. BECAUSE the Liquor Act is one or the best iirohtbitory laws ever framed. 5. BECAUSE the Liquor Act will prohfbit absolutely the bar, tho i wholesale liquor store and the licensed club. 6. BECAUSE the Liquor Act will diminish and finally extinguish drinking in the Home. BECAUSE the penalties for violating the Act are admirable and sufficient, and will soon end the dives now so numerous through- out the province. BECAUSE the Liquor Act will increase the prosperity of the country and decrease the taxation. BECAUSE (be Liquor Act will make for nobler manhood and cleaner government. BECAUSE the Liquor Act will f-nable us to catch up with Sas- katchewan and the other progressive provinces of Canada. BECAUSE the Liquor Act will greatly advance the cause of Uoniinion-wide Prohibition. BECAUSE, above all, 1 stand to protect the boy the most I can. and to help the drink-cursed. 4. BLUFF your financial assistance in ns fight ag.Lt total ProhibitionTinAlbert. We therefore ask your financia. support in this life and .truggl, [ng fight ag, in this province.' 'Before the public IIOVUVIM an protection for the mtculict foi i druj stoit it our blue pcnc led ind hi ourselves But this is a Ii prodi financial assistance in our forthcom- !c of the trade Is of llUit rant anl fume at Ihe "Oiitraseous Liquor at the loopholes in of ildrn or ill" home for the sick, lor the innocent, for the travelling public or the resident public- "l in cverj destructive cyclone. Read _tlie_Act _for s a bottle of liquor to help you understand it. If it on of a lot of lun Hies Electors, it is up to you to ss- 3. Bull-Dozing Intimidation lias been practised by the Whiskey King in tins campaign on a scale isnver beforv witnessed in this province. 1. Business men everywhere have bewi threatened with loss or trade and boycott should they show any bias toward Prohibition or vote that way. Would every banker in Lethbridgo havo lined up with the Whiskey King of his own free will and choice? 1'. By the thousands, employees have been intimidated from working for Prohibition by the threat of dis- missal from their job. Employees of some firms, ii is said, have had to walk the carpet and answer the ques- tion to how they wore to vote. Even our city employees have not been altogether free from bull-dozing of. this kind. 3. Newspapers all over the prov- ince have had the big stick held over them and have felt, its weight at the least sign of independence. (Why was the News-Telegram of Calgary suddenly thrown out of the of the Queen's (Why did the. Hudson Bay with- draw its page ad. from the Calgary (Why did the Calgary Bill Posting Co. break its contract with the Pro- hibition Committee of Will the free citizens of Alberta continue to stand tor such tyranny? Electors, if you Endorse Bluff, Bribery, Bull-dozing and Bare-faced Lying, Vote "No" on July 21st. IF NOT Vote Alberta end the Whiskey Ring. Follow the King. I A Z. Femie Citizens Raising Fund for Machine Gun Forme, >H IS-tSpeci.il to the Herald) has joined the ma chilli gun squid and at a nieOing last night m the ciU hall Dl Bon nell as made cliairm in of a iscneral (omroiucc, and as a starter tne foi lowing persons subscribed to the "rjobson mil JiO 00 Dr Cmsun, S50 00 Dr Bonnell 01) '1 H Oil H J Black 00 James Faulkner S10 00 P Lumlie, 00 J K R H AIcLwlng, Thomas Lplull, L C Orson S1000.J D McDougall, 00 James Wood 00 J V Kudms.il, 00 total ?250 00 C, C has donated two thoioughbrcd Shetland ponies vvluch are to be laflled oil, the proceeds to go to swell the fund Committees are al work canvassing the town for nir thcr subscriptions, and judging from the stait made last night, the full amount for at least Bun will have been secured before this appears, in the Hcrild Di Bonnrll 1m bein notified to ho icadi lo join his medical corps on tho 21th mst when lhe> for -Montreal to mohilOT for service al thr front It is no' whether this hospital corps will be assigned to dnU in Ponce or be sent to the DaldanclleS for diit) Serious Accident Arthur Hutclnnson, a nmcjcaroln hoy lumg at Cokato, met with, a seuous aicidcnt whilcTiIaimg with i tletonatlon cip Saturdij, Mlucli ploded causing senous mjun to his C5es He is in the hospital, hut it is not known wh-ther lie will lobd lus sight as a astul or not Colonel organuea the 107tli regiment of Volun tctrs on the iilst of Mas, last icar and out of tint regiment there cone into actnc seivico 700 men not one of them being sent hack as undesirable or objectionable to the cximming officers 1 Captains ilofiatt and tlladwm and Major C Hunisciford Pollen are now fct nith the 51th battalion SURGEOX GENERAL G. S. RYERSON AND DAUGHTER HOME Pictuie taken in Toronto on the return home of Mis-v lijeison who was a pasaengel on the Lusitania with JIis Rjorson wim was lost Tho faimh suffered a further m the death of Oeo Rjorson il St lulien Ui.Rjeiaon has been at the fiont in conne'-tion with Red Cross w ork i Take 120 Internes From Camp Here One hundred and twcntj internes from the cai.ip here have been sent to Calgurv from where thej will proceed to the. National Park at Banff to lake in the magnificent seen irv of the nbuntains it Banff thrv will nrfc stay at the C P R ho Criticizes Censor of Canadian News T omlon, Juh Arthur Maik- hnm lias tabled two questions in the house ot dealing with thof of Canadian Sir Vithur asks nlij- permission was re insert to an mteruew j "M Butler of Hie Caiiaihan Packet of WILSON'S FLY PADS A I MOPI F'Jl S THIN "ute" that "s In 60 each Cipt 'able to turn out laizp quantities ol Birnie head of itho internment camp sin Us, fiat Canada could mulliplv 'heir has escorted the Austnans to output rtinr 01 flic lime, that CalgarvJrom where the} be sent thp vmr offii" had declined to placi to" work on ilia it Hanff Ihe oidcts and that Canadian mdnilfac German prisoners have-not been sent tiuers resenteii skilled laborers benu; probabh because it u, considtLCd brought from Canada to co. ..tiv safer to have them behind, barbed i factories in Canada vveie onlj wile fences The number remaining i pailialli cmplovcd He asks vvlrj the, heic is about and there ire scv-'ples. buiean excised portions of (he, i cral added almost even da) mlemen with the tinadlan officer I It is possible that rooie internes i m uhii.li the statement made ma) br sent nortti but it, is almost that more shells were required and I certain that this is merely a tempor .that it die'iinitenlnp vv our, arj arrargrmcnt and that with the rcplj was onh one sholl to HenU redirn of thr cpld weather thev will shells of the enn u and whether the" be scut back to Lethhridgo censor passed the lattel part of the j same sentence that the men weie as RESCUED 15 FROM 'FLOOD happv as could be when thev hid Kenton Ohio, lull 11 b-iumg ot artillcr; ami win persons standing up to their nenksjwne these >Jit words passed bs tin In ind nearly di owned, were, censor wliiih resulted in iahe iiuvs rescued etih vtoday from a flood hieing eiuulajril m CjinanDIDBina to mciBid house in the Sclbto JIaish, i lust p.ut of the ifflttiict hiving iiiAi Forukci, of Ktuton I bcun stuck out. Good Turn-out at Iron SpringsPicnic Iron Springs, Alta., July S. Ball, the Conservative candidate, ac- cbmpanietl by Dr. Taylor of Leth- bridge, and Jir. Randall of Diamond Cits appealed here on tbe Sth for the purpose of organizing a Conser- committee. Only twelve al! told were present, inc'iuding the lee- iniei Politics in the farming sea- son are not interesting. Tub s iw a big turnout at the IJ F -V. picnic held at Hiintsvillp school house, and on the ground adja- cent lent the courtesy of Mr. W Hunt for the purpose. Ail the dis- triei, and his wife turned out. The day was glorious for a picnic, but trn e too warm. A splendid luncheon w is furnished by the ladies and was nartaken of in the field, In campmt ta-hion, on the grass. Aftei 'luncheon a short U.F.A. session on binder twine ms held in the school house, under lilt of Mr Sam Brady, when several new mem- beifa enrolled.. Later, when the temperature began to drop, the sports programme', under the man- atement ot tlie committee, .Messrs. Kane, Warren and Dickliout, was gone thrcngji ro'Iovvmg are tbe winners Bisebul game Married men beat bingle men bovs foot race SI' joins U N'olen girls SU Elsie Reiter H McDonald men s 100 jards dash, M Noble M Diclhout gulf, mcc 12 veais and nn, Tdna Itasb Slaiguente K'ane bovs' ditto, H todle J Nolan ladies race Mrs Turnage Mrs Fisher, mens three legged race C and C mdies sack race I-ldna Hash, Vib Turnage men's high Jump, C Rash, L, Rash men s long lump, M Noble, L Rash ladies noieltv race (liar ness hitch and drive) Mrs E P Kane Mrs Matthews bovs pom race T Noble I Nolan free foi all hoise raceoBeit Loverrac, H Overt baseball game, Turin beat the Sur vejors The Survejois were game enough but the farmers had the skill Daniel Dresser a well known Xev business man, committed sui cide. Costs much Citizens of Lethbridge t WIncli du %ou stand for9 That which st-inds for iiisticc and hboitj, which means plav, or that which Hie exponents ol piolulntion propa- gated in Hub Pi ounce ot Alberta, in their campaign tor piohibition, which denies the lights oi iiistice, which denies, the lights ot Liberty, which dtnicb the rights ot British "fair play" Thib is -a senous chaigt, but ii we cannot piove it up to the lull, they sland ac- qmltcd, and you can find us guilty of false accusations Part