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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta e, HUKrta DAILY AND WIEKLV. SUBSCRIPTION Bally, delivered, per jw- Daily, by nail, ptr year.. WMkly. by mail. 1.00 Bntlnsss OfBce Rdltoricl Office W. A. Buchanan John Managing Director BustneM Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR There will 'be no sidestepping the Kaiser of the new -note- wwc President Wilson is preparing to for- ward him on submarine warfare. Ac- Porting to vesterday's despatches the note will-be practically in the form an ultimatura-which will set forth that American rights must be fun. protected, and that the American na- tion cannot remain passive ther outrages. It may be that tne case of the prduna may have some effect on the terms ot the note, but that effect can only be to strengthen the terms. The French have repulsed two yen- violent attacks by the Germans in the Argonne and Sourchez districts. In Poland and Galicia the German of- fensive continues. On the other fron- tiers little change is remarked. English observers are predicting that in the Dardanelles cam- paign is nearing. They have come to the conviction that Constantinople -will be at the mercy of the within a very few weeks. Conditions in Turkey, where the soldiers are practically starving, and dissentions among the officers are factors which will hasten their fall. Lloyd-George expects to have a set- tlement of the Welsh coal strike in a few days, though the situation looked almost hopeless during the week-end. EVERYBODY SHOULD GET OUT AND VOTE Tomorrow a great issue is to be decided by the electors of this pro- vince. Both sides have 'been present- ing' their views on the platform, in the newspapers and by personal can- vas for weeks. We are supposed to possess an intelligent electorate, and consequently we "look intelli- gent dednlon. -Bvers should cast his ballot with the one object hi view-; tie welfare of Alierta. Even- elector should vote, and a voluntary vote is the best. Don't stay at home and then crrUuse if the result at the polls is not to your satisfaction. You have heard the act explained aid you have heard it attacked. Sure- ly you can now render an intelligent Judgment. Tomorrow is the day that the electors of this province act as jurymen and render their verdict as to whether ABwrta will go wet or dry Let us lave an intelligent, hon eat'verdict. JOHNNY CANUCK SHOULD DO HIS PART What'- the matter with Johnny Canuck1' We have heaM him talked about a> a brave and courageous chap and one who appreciated British nil to inch an extent that he would read iljr sacrifice his life for the Country. The opportunity for sacri flu'ii greater today any per Jod during the war. Britain is en gageS in a mighty struggle and sh Is continually calling upon her son to': come to her assistance, she i not eompeling her subjects; to 'flgh that not the British -war; but sh feels that the toerty inft freedom and. the responsible gnvernmen whjeh she has given the Dominion o Canada is have been running this campaign than 1 have for the mean-spirited and un- derhand men and methods Uiat Jiaye been side. conspicuous on the other Yours, A. M. GRACE. ted for years arge financial MAKES A DENIAL To the Editor of The Herald: has been imputed to me on .the public platform and also through a circular that in opposing the Li- quor Act, I am actuated by personal motives inasmuch as 1 am financially interested in the liquor traflic and ing a large staff in its collection rtment, affirms that "any short- was part proprietor the l.eth- passed a resolution requesting tl government, in view oi the scarcn. of cattle and the high prices of meat, to remove the' embargo on the im- portation of Canadian cattle-, into England. order for worth of shrapnel for largest order yet placed in-the United States ay the warring countries at oiie time and with any beeir closed with the Baldwin -Locomotive Works, at Philadelphia. Russians in Ottawa to the colors in a most gratifying man- ner Several days ago-it 'was an-; nounced that the Czar had granted] permission to his subjects in thisi country who were formerly, non-com- missioned officers or privates in Rus- teia, to enlist with the Canadian overseas forces. Action on behalf -of the Catholic community of Calgary, may be tak- en'by Q'Seilly. against Rev Alex. Esler.for connecting Ca- tholicism with-the war, ..An'oppor- tunity may first be :given .the Pres- byterian pastor to retract his words uttered on the occasion of a recent Orange parade. It will cost the taxpayers of the city of Detroit approximately to establish municipal own- ership of the street-'railway system under -the! terms proposed pur- chase contract which -is -pending be- tween the city street-railway com- mission 'and the Detroit-United: rail- way'. _ Recent appointments to the Cam- rose Normal school-include C. San- som.-B.A., Macleod, instructor oi mathematics F. D. Weir, B.A., late of Ontario, principal of the practice school- Mis's Edith Johnson, B. A., oi Calgarv, and Miss Boyle, of Ed- monton, libralian.. The largest swarm oi sand-flies that ever visited Port Stanleyjn. the memory of'the pioneer fishermen, new in from Lake Erie week, and so dense was the cloud of insects thai ASK FOR AN APOLOGY the Editor of The Herald: your issue of Saturday, lith jnst., there appears a letter referring to the president of local union No. 574 signed by L. Moore, from which arose a ..great "sentiment among-the members of the above local, with the result that'they called upon .the local- officers, and demanded 'a special meeting'to discuss the above mention- ed letter which appears in your pa- per in reference to .our president, as bein- a subject of Kaiser. Bill, which is an absolute untruth, and the mem- bers of the above local demand an apology from L. Jloore for signing his name to such an article, and we aiso feel that an apology Is not only com- ing to the Miners' Dnion alone, but o aB the union men of Lethbridge Well, ot course, Mr Editor, we re- alize- that public "sentiment is not probably- running along the lines at his grave time when fellow workers are giving their lives and blood on the bat.tle fields Of Europe for a cause which -they think right, and, furthermore, thai '..nowmg as do, that our foref sympathy w t prop hridee Wholesale Ltd., Co. In justice to mVseli 1 would take the opportun- ity of saving that, a search of -the records- would disclose the fact that I 'was never a stockholder that all the places of amusement on the beach bad to he closed and' all lights m the village'had-to be extinguish-' Bign brothers are fully w -.'ith the'Alllei. and that ihey are not responsible for wnat is going on in the different countries the present time, but apart from that, the "letter came from a Union man, who has held one of the highest of fices that our membership he stow on-any member of our local un- ion ive feel that we Jiave the right to eipect courtesy, if there was any reply coming from tne statement made by our president in your issue of the 16th inst, when he announced that L. Moore was not lecretary of the Miners' Union (Signed on be- half of the above loci' Sec., Miners' Union. HARMFUL THINGS PROHIBITED To the Editor of The Herald. the most astounding objection to Prohibition Is that it and hands and voices are raised in holv terror that anyth ng i no company mentioned, neither am I for- tunate enough to hold stock other company. I. can. moreover-say that I-am .not directly or .ndirecly pccuniarily interested in the liquor trallic. Such 'slanders are only on a par. with the general tactics of the supporters of the Act them- selves "Prohibitionists. We have all heen lately treated to display of these same methods in their, cowardly attacks upon Mr. Whittle, which they would seek to clothe under the name oi patriotism. If thev were sincere in their attitude towards him, and really believe him to be pro-German in his feelings and thereby, a man who should not be granted public audience in Canada, win did the) chase him around till at 'last thei persuaded him to enter into a w nttcn agreement to debate the tct m public They also tell us that they approve o! prohibition, but that it would have been unconstitu- tional to insert a clause m the pro- Act prohibiting ehe importa- tion and manufacture ot liquor m the province II they ars sincere m this why did thev not submit the Scott to the electors lor their approv al which everybody knows is- prohi bitive in effect If the prohibitionists are asked tins question they will in variably repU that, having mvesti gated the s in localities orts the Temperance and Moral Re- orm league.: and asks the Legislature o place a prohibitory liriuor law on he'statute books-of this province, 'hey are'not. afraid of trade goins ut 'ot the province, hut are tired o[ redit sales, while ;the cash-goes over Vote No; and Train Your Boy to Be a such a man as the quor .trade, produces. The manager r a large company -which has oper- in Alberta, having ........___ interests, with ion's of dollars outstanding, and ero- iloyi ges that have arisen in handing the ompany's funds have been caused in very case by the drink habit." The motives of the liquor men are relat d to the world of brimstone. Then eal sentiments were voiced at tho Liquor Dealers' convention of Ohio 3 follows: "The success of our less is dependent largely upon the :reation of" appetite for drink. The jpen field for the creation of appe ice is among the hoys." "Prohibition will stop Immigra It; because all the other available lana for set lemerit in Saskatchewan and the jeighborlng states is dry, and if Al berta does hot 'go dry, parents wll prefer to .take their families where hev' will not be' confronted with ipen bar.. Those who will elect t letile here because they can ge Iciuor, will be so undesirable we dut there "are" live churches and a arge modern school building em- iloving eight 'teachers., _ We have rural telephone 1 per, rural mail delivery and a school IOUEC on every two miles square., 1'rue, there arc no large cities ru, Kansas, Keep up the liquor taafflc and hell will be the most populated citv in the world, but would you want to live there MID out of every 100 citizens of Kansas say. Give- us 100 ur beautiful our us churches, oiir schools anil bur clean boys irirls and other states arc welcome lo all the moral, educational, or re; igious influence they get from booze.; Does prohibition prohibit? I'will pav to any person who will urnish'-convicting evidence of any, citizen of Kansas who runs! an open saloon in the state, and pay another in cash il I do not scna tne conuc-H person to jail for live years O I BROWN ,j .Citizen of Kansas CHALLENGES .STATEMENT To the bditor of the Herald a special meoting oi tho BrewET Workers held in the Labor HaH fit night .to 'consider state- ments made on the platform at the, Maiestic theatre last Sunday by Symonds of the' Electrical Workers and B.- ffakelyn, secretary, of the Carpenters' Union. It was pomW out as regards low wases paid -in" anected the Brewery Workers of the...Province. As regards'Lethbridge the aoweBtwaee naiii is 52 75 per day of 8 hours, to as high as per kv. As regards the statement made bv the secretary ol the Carpenters that so muth dunk enness existed amongst that it was impossible to torn meeting until he personally round up the bar-rooms We leave that statement to the themselves, ior we know them to he a class that is sober and industrious could be kept clear..'At some points at the beach the insects were piled up over a foot deep. Eight liquor ticenses five Toronto hbtelkeepers and three proprietors of licensed suburban road- been cited to appear be- fore the Ontario Board of License Commissioners to show cause why their licenses should not be forfeited lor infractions of the law. .The in- vestigation arises out, ol a police court case, in .which live bartenders, or were convicted of lur- in? two young girls into several ho- tels and stupifying them with with tragic result to the victims. As a consequence of what occurred two men have already been committed Ior trial for seduction, .and. one woman, Ihe proprietress ol a house in west Toronto, loi the crime of "dcfilc- FROM AN OLD-TIMER To the Editor of The Herald a few words to espress, my surprise on seeing a letter in lour naper under the head ot an ail vertisement, from Hev Father La combe and Rev Father Doucet Some slick whiskey peddler in his very slick wav, must have gone to itidnapore, where Fathet Lacomhe is spending his declining j ears, ami made the Rev. Father consent to hla name attached to the statement who have known the Rev lather for thirty eight years in and around this country, know well eight or ten jears ago, or eien less, he had been asked to nut his name to quor Act is passed Therefore, I would rather statement of that sort, he Tjoul'lie! e given the person a dress oppose peal and yet the me opium gives greater pleasure, according to its habitues, and when used in mod- eration rarely Incapacitates a man makes him abuse his wife and fam this Act alongside such states- men as F. and Abra- ham Lincoln, who at all times with all their might opposed such legisla- tion as this proposed Liquor Act, than have'the good graces of the nar- row minded and intemperate who stjle themselves "ProJiinltiomsts Yours trulv, J. O. JONES. THOSE STREET CAR To the Editor ot The Herald: The appeal of a movement voiced In its catchwords The organ lied opposition to the proposed Llquoi Act lias challenged the attention of the public with Its mottoes on the street cars has bee In the These indicate party Tuscania Reaches Port_in_Safety New Yoik, Julv W-The Vnchor line steamship Tuscama arrivedi nere todaj from Glasgow via Mvcrpoo, bruizing 330 passengers and a large "onsfgnment ol-rnail Officers of the ship said that the usual precautions ship were taken coming through taKen COJUIHK the ship Wing darkened and an hleboat'! snirng out rcidy The ship is also reported bj passcn gcrs as having altered net course eral times while near the British on the aii it down he would haie had reason the black robe for the rest of his natural existence We all know the Liquor Act Is not perfect, but that can be remedied No one ejpecta to make the present generation altogether sober, In a ter tain degree It will help, by making drink harder to get It is bound to help the growing bojs- if It is not in their way, they will not run alter t I hear a lot ot talk about taking away the liberty of British that is all "bunkum" If a British subject does not know enough to be- have himself, shojH have no lib more la said about the way It worked In the old dajs. That law was not for the white people it was 'or the Indians The white people were not taken Into consideration; the white people. silly to com sighted nor were thcrp any usual alarms reported hj those on board. ;