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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JULY 23, 19iR THE J.r~rlBHlDGK DAILY IIIJ^ALD PAGE ELEVEN TO FRANCE mother. Utttl' 'Weiaon, > : > '5 (SufferlnB Franco qnco more lios vla-louK ot coming Into hor own. Tho uuthor ot tho following llttlo gem floala with her woc8 and hor glorlea ia a tnio understanding ot the Indom-Itablo aplrlt of Franco which atlU holds faith -In � victory that present Indications are bearing- out). O d.-iuglitor of tho mornlnE; on thy brow Immortal bo the lUlos thou haBt won! Ktornal bo thy station In the sun, That shines not on a splendor such as thou! A strength Is thine beyond tho armor-od prow, And past dominion of tho lance and gun, (Tho' now tho>i stand, as battlo thunders .stun, Heroic, on tho fields that cannon plow. .Triumph bo thine, O beautiful and ' dear! lAVhoao cause is ono with Freedom and her name. The armies of tho night deviao thee wrong. But on thy holm tho star ot Truth la cloar, And Truth shall conquer, tho' thy cities flame. And mornlnfi breal), tho' now the' night is strong! -Georgo Sterling. r vinilicalnd. Vet, when lie believcH (lie workf.Ts .ipc wrong lie does not retrain froni telling I hem so. Ills [ranlmcs:; is proverbial. Recentl.v. ivlllioiil pri>-vlons notice, llie pre-idcnt of a lalior organlzallDii wired lilni lliat liU organization would go ou( on slrilic ii o next day, 'Die minifiler was iston-islied and nu'Hed to llie labor orjjanl-zalion asking him why lie dclayf'd till the ne.xt d.Tv, why noi siriko lliiii day. This reply was effiTtive In tiiinging tlie labor leader to f'artli and reason. The Hon Mr. Crotlir-rs Is nl(l-ra?h-ioned In sonn.. of bis ideas, and tli.ink lloaveu! Canada still lias gentlemen j of tlio old school in publl.- lit', lie is an enemy ol' nepotism, lie has never recommended a ridalive for a j pofiitlon in the i)iil)lic .service", nor has one been appointed ilureio. Xor lins he recommended for a plar.e of importance In (lie public .leivlre, anyone apiiiying for it, because lie be-j iloves tl'.at such an appiieitlo-i Is |).'inia facie an indication of iniihilliv to .ncliiove success in the opr-n fieid school Iwo'k ring and hns never sine; legained their regard. Hut tlie people of Ontario bave been Raved lur.^e i-iims of money li'.roiigh hi.- minister of bibo.' is a port of .siieilei- t. lli.� cra.'t o!' i.i til workem anc, e.n-ployers, wlie.re liappily tli'.-y ;iiay ai.- clor nnd rib \VIM,[AM ! Ill iit-aco nu'. nmllv. IIAMAR ORKEI^WOOI), ANXI0U5 TIME London, July 23.-According to tlie IVKincliester Guardian, Lanca-sliirc cotton industries have reached an r.nxioiis period bordering on a serious crisis. There I.T the possibility of the cotton control board resigning until the government supports ita policy regarding the questions of unemployment. The trade also Is worried over the dispute regarding the recent wages av/ard and the demand of .ipinners using American cotton that they be paid for IB'/a hours' enforced stoppage of work be-crufie of insufficient American cotton supplies. HEAVY FROSTS KdnioMtoii, ,Iiily 2.'!.-Heavy frosts last niglu are reported from Orourard, Mirrcn- Landing, I'eaee Ilivcr, Spirit Kiver, (iruinie I'rairin, Lake Saskatoon, Heaver Loiige and l'oiu:e-(.',oupe. Women Should Take special care to keep free from headache, backache, constipation, weakness and depression. For these recurring ailments and other conditions peculiar to women, Bcecham's Pills are a tested and effectual remedy. _ They act gently and promptly on the stomach^ liver and bowels, and exert a tonic, strengthening effect on the bodily functions. These famous pills are purely vegetable, contain no habit-formmg drag, and produce no disagreeable after-effects. Women the world over, nnd needed help and strength in Beeepanfa pais "Largtit Sale of Any MtdtclM in th* WoM" Worth a Guinea a Bo^ a�M�Tary�MniiiCaiwd�MdU,S.AB*rica. la besu, 2S c. ot Lethbridgo and recently ot the Ogden Convalescent Hospital in Calgary has left for overseas diity. �  � C-  � SOCIAL EVENTS � � � The Art Department and Executive of the ftlathesis Club entertained yesterday afternoon at the home of the. president, Mrs. C. McClenaghan, in honor of Mrs. W. P. Hicks who is shortly leaving the city. During the afternoon Mrs. McClenaghan expressed tho regi'Ot of the club in losing Mrs. Hicks rxnd asked Mrs. W. F. Nelson to present to her a leather writing portfolio as a token ot remembrance from tho club. Mrs. Hicks has been a very prominent worker in Knox Church and the Red Cross as .well as tho Matheais club and will be greatly missed in tho city, , trillion of the Departiiieni formerly I Honorable Mr. Crutlier^ i[ L'lbor, tlianki of ccmpetitlon. These wcro tii- prin-Yet, after seven years af adniinif.-1 ciplf,,: which guided him In niakli.g ap.iD-ntmenIs before the civil Service Comra'ssion came into bein;?; ihcy arc still his firm beliefs. In Gnlario lie la gratefully known ph th;' man wlio smashed the kc1io.i1 book CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES ? : : : � : : : : : ? : ^ Mrs. Stevens' section ot tho Rehek-ahs will meet with Mrs. Quail, 1252 Sixth Avenue, tomorrow night at eight o'clock. OTH WIETEOR mmmm Dawson City, Y. T., July 23.- A mammoth meteor illuminated the arctic heavens at midnight last night. It passed like a huge comet from east to west across the horizon, and at Dawson the sky and landscape were lighted up as though it had been the brightest ot days. Many places along the northern telegraph line also were illuminated. Provisions of a proposed now child labor law were laid before President Wilson by a group of labor leaders headed by Sampol Gonipers, president of the American Federation ot Labor. SHOES FOR THE FAIR BY EXPRESS We Have Just Received An Express Shipment of Shoes For Our Visiting Friends See them in Maple Grey, Silver Grey, Field Mouse Brown and Ivory Kid. Brown, Taupe, Buck, Seal These are the latest creations for early fall-see our window W. J. NELSON & CO. Corner 3rd Ave. and 7th St. S. Sherlock Building in a great measure to lii.. iieen Irisli sense of humor, still l)ii').v,inlly acts as'tiie storm centre as if he enjoyed It and may be said to Irive wnn llie respect ot both workers ;aid emiiloyors, through shoor'force of lii,^ ir.iil'orm fairness. His outstanding iliiirixctcrla-tlcs are common sense ;iml knowledge ot human nature. He \^ iin ilocirinairo Me has no fad. His mind is i!i;i: of a just judge. He gathers tlie laMs, tens sympathetically ami llien gels both parties to tlie cinarn.-l togctiier. It may be unfortunate lli.-ii. nnl until the row Is on and he i.s a.sked to hour tho reasons tor tho trouble, are liia services mado U3e of. for most labor difficulties do not ariKc over night, but grow out of minor mailers which, If t.nken at tho beginnings could be easily remedied. But wiiore the disease of dissension has .sjire;id and become noticeable ho diagno.sis it and suggests a common sense treatment, in a free nnd easy (lemoenu-y like Canada where compulsion (iiiher ot labor or capital is abhorrent, it is difficult to see what other course a .llinisler of Labor could take. .\t liie heart of every Canadian labor iroiilile may be found lack ot sympathy, porliapj of long standing, due a.s niiicli to the employer ns to the worker. Willi better understanding ol fraternity and with more omphaeia given lo the paramount importance of the common good, labor troubles niiiy cease in Canada. lUJT I.N'DiVimiAL MEN MUST HAVE FIRST A Cl^ANGE OF HFART, Means of Adjustment. Speaking to (lie writer of how the Industrial Dlsyiites investigation Acts works out, Mr, Crothors said: "It provides a means tor the adjustment of differences arising between employers and workmen by a board of conciliation, one member of which is chosen by the men, one by the employer and the third selected by them, or, in the event ot their being uu-ablo to agree. clio.seii by the .Minister ot Labor. The men selected by the parties, as is ciniimon in arbitratloi.s, generally becomo advocates respectively of the parties naming them, and the decision is really given by the chairman so elected. It, therefore, is important to select a high type of man who ia absolutely fair, and I have always for that purpose selected a judge it one was at all available. "It has �occasionally,^ happened that where the appointment came to me I have been requested indirectly by ono side or the other to appoint as chairman a man favorable to tlie person applying to me. To lliustrate, the solicitor of a large company on one occafijon came and asked" mo to appoint a certain man favorable to the company which I indignantly refused to do. Then a member of the house of commons, a supporter ot tho government of the day, came lo me nnd repeated the reoucat, whon 1 toUl him such action on my part would bo obviously unfair and would make mo unwortliy the position I held, I said, 'the company has already chosen one man on the board and your proposition is that tlioy .shall select a soc-! ond,' He became angry and said it [ was tho first time lie had ever asked a i favor of tho labor department and that it would be the last timo, "I learned tho decorum of public of-tlco many years ago fi-om an old-fashioned high court judge ot tho province of Ontario who, on ono occasion, wont to I^mlon to hold the assizes nnd before reaching 'the court houao met his brother with whom I was speaking. After the usual cordial greetings the judge said to his brother, "What are you doing here?" On being told that he yas a witness at tho court horse the judge asked, "In a case that 1 am to try?" His brother replied ''Yes," Then tho judge remarked 'You need not remain any longer for 1 will not try a cnee in which you are to bo a witness'." ,1s Sympathetic With Labor. It Is charged against the Hon, Jlr, Crothors that ho is sympathotie with the wage-earners, lie does not deny the charge, but rather gladly hears it for his long public careor bears testimony to ilio fact that ho has stood for justice against the aggression and for the weaker against tho stronger. Ho bellovos in a square deal tor tho wage-on rners ot Canada nnd has not hesitated to array the whole forces of tho government ot Canada against powerful corporations In order that ifalr treatment migjt he oxtonded to those who labor ylth tljelr hands. Letters como to i..�o. Uopavtmont almost dully from w )rkin6men oxpress-ivo of their appreciation of fho Dt'omptatM .-vJ.Ul '.vUiiUi tbeU' intar. ;drg. and t;reatly reduced the cost oC public and high school text books. Tc lliO.") as chairman ot tlie provincial conimiasion lo inquire into the cost ot school text hooka he performed a lasting public service at no expense to tho province, lie so; an t^xccp-tionol example ot dlslnte';osiednerts by returning tho chequo for $2 OCd.on which the government sent him as an honorarium for his services as chairman, wltli tho statement that his actual 'disbursements had been SUi2 and lie would accept nothing for his nubile work. Naturally he gained the enmity ot the membei-s ot the There ien*t a leaif of common tea in a ton of it. and being stronger it really is the most economical to use in your home. Blue Ribbon-British grown tea. 19 Don't Miss Seeing This Display A Fine Display of -: RICH FURS:- Simpson's Booth at the Exhibition Building Also Ladies' Coats, Muffs and Capes All these furs are for sale. We will accept a small deposit and store any article you select until you are ready to take delivery. OR we will take SPECIAL ORDERS and have them made up to your liking for delivery October 15th, or later.- A Word or two about Qualities and Values We took no chances on later deliveries from the manufacturer knowing that there will be a great scarcity of the popular lines of furs and also knowing that prices are advancing rapidly we bought early at the lowest market prices, getting the choicest selected skins at the right time. You can compare our fur prices with any high grade furs in the west. We know the prices are right ?ind the styles are the very latest.- While Looking Over Our Display Take a FREE GUESS At the number of beans contained in a glass jar.- The nearest guess is good for a Fine Silk Sweater Coat. The second nearest gets a Rich Rat Muff. The.third nearest secures a New Marabout Cape. The Simpson Co., Ltd. ;