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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT urn L> 1917 CANADA'S RELATION TO THE EMPIRE Thn following Is Ih; report ol (hrl wiws'a auspices Ibe mcollne'wai first public conference) c.1 the Round Ins held. Due ol the chief objects of Table ou "Canada'a Relation lo the held In Toronto recently, as reported In The G. R. Marn- och Is a nismber ol the Hound Table, and would be to receive the names ol tboss Interested in the movement. Where ihe brooli and river meet." Longfellow's words, quoted by one oi iho spt-akcrs at the Hound Table conference on lielalion to the Empire." at tho Convocaiiun hall last evening, lo illustrate Iho altitude of Canada towards closer union wilt ihe resl ot the empire, was as apl lu Us word picture of Indecision as it was happy now that ihe Uuiled Slates Is one of iho allies. II might liave been rital lo sum op the attlludo also ot the actual gathering. Thero wera manv views, "nil diCV-rent In detail, but toward ihe ".MolUer ol Free Na- tions" Ihere was one stand ot them one lu our worship ot lUee." Various views of the symposium might Illustrated by Its following quotations: patriotism can only rest on national patriotism ol the compon- ent parts of the Ed- mund' Walker, chalrnnn. "We believe tbat the brains of Ihe statesmen pi Ihe empire aro able lo he memorandum bad already been rhleved, li> make rtear thai llw asentlal urinclples of the Question could be accepted by both lirpcrlal Relationa After War Canadians, he continued. bail bfen .ssurej by statesmen. boib here f ml cross the water, that imperial rela- tes must necessailly bfl altered Her the war. To what extent iiiis nvolved a constitutional r tun so he could aol say. ill any an cdu- ated opinion was necessary in ihis BUntry for the support ol o wtioso hands our tuturo Is entrust- People, >e said, could discuss In- moit local l-ul when It. to the. subject 01 ernal affairs there was a general and apathy. Democratic "Tno Round Table in the ipeaker continued, "has been describ- ed a; 'a Canadian movement for demo- reach a solution which be satis- factory and practicable to nl) por- tions of the K.C.. M.P.P. "It Ve federate, onr representatives from Canada would form combina- tions vilti olhers o( ihe same mind and the decisions in what would be our council as well as Great Britain's would be by policy and not by coon- W. Flavelle. "When Ihe war is over snail have grave problems lo settle mill reference to Ihe empire, upon which will depend the progress and pros' perity of the, whole liam Hurst. "The only safeguard for the ages Ehead Is clear alertness, vigilance and unselfishness in the coramon- C. W. J.lcGUl unlversity- Tr> Ihese Jirnadminded Ideas mlgh be appropriately added (he complet ing thought expressed on Ihe 'saa'e day fn London bjr Llovd' George construction time cornea I hope and pray we may not Jire dusty pigeon-holes In searching fo precedents for our programmes." What fi Round Table Clun> his address Sir Edmund In opening his address 'alter explained the ai ras and pur poses, -of' tie 'Hound Table. Origin 'ally, movement in Sonlh Africa, and from an effort to make a sludy ai the 'gOTerament Uial country the inquiry soon wider In 1515 I inal Round Table movement wifrid] -.trsEded, BO far as Canada w ceined, by. .the crEan'Ization able for Canada to bear equal or even creator share Great Urltalii: In tho defence ot Ihe cmplro. does anyouo SUBSMI that. Canada would be still content lo leave the Issues ot peace or war toapitlliinont lu which: she has uo representative to a government over which had no control? No Contwl Over lijues "In other wordp, whon an equaV or BTMler burden In the case of war will resl on Canada on the motber- land. It Is reasonable lo assume that Iho people' of Canada then be ready aud willing to bear Init Vurden and "continue to leave the Issues ol peace and war and the conduct ot a war In which eiistenc'o of ino whole empire may bo at staVo lo ministers over whom they have uo In conclusion. Premier Hearst said tho perpetuation o! the great British empire, with all Us slory. Us history end Its greatness stood for tho liberty ol the world and the betterment of mankind. No such opportunity would ever again present Itself tor a boiler and closer of all the dif (ereul Eecllous of Ihe empire. The best and bravest from Canada. Xew Zealand and South Africa lay side by slda on tbo bloody fields of France and Flanders wlth'lhe best and I best meluod for presetvlUB.'Sttd. de- vcloplat: the gpirit ol Isolation No Lonptr National Itcilatioii. Mr. Uowell con- lluued, was after the- war, lluiuanllr iv'ould havo to In a fcreo of free, nallons lo maXe war Impossible. (Applause.) Uo added that he had .1-0010 (hero to sug- gest A complete srilnllouV but (o help stimulate Olives subject of the He beUevetl. the Canadlau Confederation furntsheil wain lines on n 'federation of tho cioptre coult] j OF THE MIDNIGHT ft. 7 place. RoJ, quot- erallc Imperialism.' Our movement, esi of tbo old land, they for Ing from A. J. Balfour'g speech beforo the Constitutional dub In-1311. said lhat through that uiejns wbuTd be at- tained what the world bad'never be- fore seen: a coalition of free, self- felt themselves to bo more maeters of their own fate lhau ivben they rc- cosnlzed. they were I'arts ot R greater whole drawing and Inspira- tion from each jurt, cacb feeling that II can aid and can receive aid from the central Mr. Rowell, lu closing, co-operation rather than centrallzallou. It the Britlth Empire Worth Can. :tlnulng. J. Flavelle put Ihe c-pening part la the form of a nuoptlonalro as lo common bond, that of iuBerinj I themselves If the Urltlsh empire uious Canada- within tha empire ..Detliny ol Canada "Jt may, ot ijo argued, "be said that this Is a tlmo' for deeds ind not for words, tliot the German roon- must'be laid low before we can flie academic tmestfon of Im- perial organization. The unavTcT ifs is tTOfold: first, that Ihe jques- lou Is nol academic but sternly prac- ilfal; and., secondly, that those who caunot'.flgbt; have a duty lo perform In behalf oi their fellow countrymen On those of us who arc lefl behind is laid trie responsibility of oach for himseU. what is, the true status aud what should be o[ this country." ievvpfitrtt Btfng Changed Says Sir William Hejrrt. -Thp-ifar, said Premier Sir William Aiacf soc.a. and fo.npm.c problems lor U9. U bat] changed' bur' tfeTtioint on" different subjects ,ajid ,cqncVusiafls formed and arrived at have bad to be revised.--The TJCKS and doctrines of public men and parlies on some sub 1ccts, held rWttrr a tbat appar- ently Qolhlng could shake before tbt bad rbeeD completely reversed. The world; he said, was being rccon' slrucied and the relationship of na- tions ud coramunltiea and iDdivid- each blber being changed. (n Foreign Policy ;] he said, "that Can ada, Till continue to increase rapidly in -wealth and populallou. We are confident lhat in the nol distant frit! bare a population "To the. Bntisti. in'd idl Tety sremt, ifr not-a don leavo no room for doubt laiu and her overseas Dominions would BO down through the sees as one people and a united [orally. Are Warrlna' For.iiifali Not Frwn OrflanTrilwn. N. save ..T many inlcrRstln'E views bo had learned at first-band trip. One was tba> -.many of Iji? old coun- try people wore undeV'lha belief trial, while UrUisners were garlerally dis- satisfied with', the present arrange- ment, the people of. the Dominion were demanding -a change. Mr. Rowell repeated one of bis replies on Can- ada's entrance'. Into Ih'e war. "We went Into the he, sold, "because of Ideals, because of orfan- is something In our heart wlllch Ihe heart of mother" in such a struggle. If we had to do ll all over a gam wo would do the thing, 'only ft would be with more and belter." (Ap- plauso.) Honor to .Claim A lekiurevlq.bc kcpl in mind tie discussion was .that was nol a change ol relation to Great Ilrltam only, -but to a jreater c-ttcnt towards the other Dominiotis and India. Of India, Mr. Itowell gave the essence concretely when he. said they objected to being a dependency ol a people whose componeirt would not re- eogriize the cillienshlp o[ Indians on eqail lenns-V Nerer had the Uritlah people Eirira BO noble an expression of tbeir -Bplrll and never bad it been so great honor for men In the Do- iinion to claim their British heritage Never. lie spirit of bo Canada's destiny? Many bad not those .questions. Sketching what had been done In lh? war. lie uld' tbul Iho pe'ople's duly hern was hoi to do less; but (o do more. (Ap- plause.) Choose Aright, and Slowly lie was hopeful of tho outcome pi imperial deliberation. probably choose-arfglil, aud shall make s "the haslo slowly.1-' He then went on lo show lhal any imperial council would be as much Canada's RS U would Bill ain's. Just ns the OLUwa' parliament was Prince Edward Island's as much as Ontario's. They would nol refusu (o send delegates to OtUwa because Ontario had not 1 (he majority.. DC cisions would-.not-bo by countrV, but by ideas and views of groups of metu bers from all over the Dominions with those ot Great Britain who thought alike., Canrtot Stand Still The French people, said Prof. C. W. Colby, of McGIll uhlTerally. de clare it would 06 dishonoring the dead make peace terms which did no turn to France'Alsaco and Lorraine- would we dishonor our dead If d not give our thought to this greai obleni of 'empire unlou which is nfronling'us. tho' British o was tbe greatest s.nBlar ce In the world for-1lie good of hn inity. everything possible should be ne lo strengthen H.'- The profe35or suld ibal if the Urit empire was- not strengthened b> oser union it drif part. Nothfnp reniiined 'stanc 111. did "not1 imprqyey Lhe> lomaticallyrgct II-we stood 111 on of'; Imperialism janemln; woold Omvicdlwely begi profit by. While all the world pfofeiso IT-no reasoa.Ior the; British empin crumble- rcngtli was in. tie -Jfoje and hlch.each of .Iheipartiiera In ih lion felt for one arib'-her. JAMES PATTERSON'S Trained Wild Animal SHQWS GOLLMAR BROTHERS CIRCUS COMBINED AT LETHBRIDGE JUNE 15 WITH THE BRITISH FORCES ON THE EASTERN BATTLE FRONT 5 The Klns'e Hoyal African Rifles are shown on Ihe left fordfnir a elrtitn.' On (he rldhl I( i ilcli tfis retreating Germans tried to blow up but only slightly damaied In their haatu. DOG 3 in a veraatffe VloodtwiM will MTcr dowa M loaui the tlwaji hli 04 a su farorfie; Uie DMotion of t gun to evoke niemorkc of of sport; tbe trained iiioacre} Ills Ull on every vaudeville lue Hod Crcae dogs of 'the French front b rifle lump Into the world rouod. Out after all, nve tbe rcle of Wilcli Is wLal dogs are born for, t tire's no trade In dogdotn EO uaefuVu that of the North- land who ihlbVa h4'a a b< cu't po to open of OreenJaod or the Uabrador to the dan-shaped teams whirling their elclghs a Ions under (he aurora. Most of ug can't go' anywhere north of beat In b'ftter weather. But all of ua 'plan' some Utne or to rue up tb'A.laeki In the sum- JDMT. aiwi witn we Iklak of midnight 'suns acd'to'em poleo, Yukon BiiggetJ Jack London lei's cot for- IhaL SVagway the enlryport. lo land of Alaska Sweepstakes, the grctleel of its kind U 'world, a ad the otae aure rotd lo inoriaJUj- for "tie dor wbo Nome lo aid return Is (he disUnce- 412 mlta. prlre fi The lime Is April. The wea dlsdalne tfl rite to zero. Teami are entered by owners llvlnjt from California to the pole. And every do; vlio runs in a collar Is eligible to busky, niahv uute, Siberian wolfbound or plain tronderful all-enduring mongrel. In Alaska and Yukon, are sleeping places AIM] Is are taken'in Elde-rtreet cafes with Chin- oookfi. Last iummcr the writer .'trarelied the thousand miles from Yucourer (o Stigway In Can- adian FEClftc "PrlDcoea took train a hundred and ;en mILei'over th? old "trail of '9S to and -was preparing uyself.. by an eicellenl dlnuer to catch Ihfe Yukbn rtrer boal for Daw- I was ElUlac wtlh my ct to Ihtj screen door of taurant.wbfeB i- bad-that odd stn- of -''bfieg waicbed" which everyone with eyea In nape hie-nwk. Turning-I-aaw tbe-bleeest allrer eywl, aoftwt- furred dog ypu nver set eyes on-. 1 dropped my knife in amazement; Tho restaurant wallrwe came umll witb-a pJnic of fish refuse, .J'NeTer; seen-a iiialaiiiiile che ain't they, and tbcy do say Ihcy ran live on air. I don't hoW'lhe'onw In tbis tswr; always look so fat In summer unlese they fish In- the-rapids." could him If you liked. -Gucs3 you could lust PJH away vllh him, ami uobodr'd you. But, of course, you know eat up your ova. dog. when ypu got down lionie. Then ue'd jump Ilie tallest to you go clean up tbe nelchborliood." Grey bad finished his faK coutw. Hla were yellow topazes and on .top.of his stood up In a. all vet. fluff u Inch (hick, lie was. laughing all or or lth good Idta'ot Euch exploits, an the waitress seemed1 ImrtosslbK. Down (kc n tingle ot bells and a tapelc, .of, itofs. ID cbt middle was a Sport, Blaclcle and surround.05 Iheni like .cometa was xia assortment of naat Inched ecergy eofficknj, (o CVD. QlH- Tttt boy who drove. Ihp (roin his Jitilc cart was "Mush on Mush'wi1. .He nni, nnmlDdful _of tbe cimeras of the tourists as o! yyratlpne of hla FOUND DEAD, Ihis son Gerard, aged sis, and dnugli- iStrcct this Death was dun ter Madeline, aged seven were found to asphyxiation" from Montroal, June Longlln, [deed in tlielr home, Chateau Drlfliidla stove. SCENES PROM AVION' DAMAGEO-flN COLLISION. Port lluroO; June Tht earner A. o! Cleveland nd the by the Great ikes Transit (pjnjpany; of DUiiaio, rived here tbdaj' badly result ol a collision in Saglnaw iy yesterday In a fog. TherDelaware'1 at.dry dotK-wit'i crushed: he Augiisiua Waa struck at number even hatch feel of tier slde_ as crushed In. ffi. CANAUIAXS TIAVI5 'j Avloji is a sobrfrh of Lens to the EOuth.ivesU the" scene ot' much recent fighting. Tlio aUtfon-and- cemetery shown above have been frequently mentioned In ineaaaEe.l from Ihe .front. These plctuies wcreVot-'course takcii prior lo recent honiharduicnts as Avion Is-'npw'right oh ihe battle lino. i 'i HERO OF CIIAXNliL IIGIlt IS BUKIKD1N LONDON Norlh I tcnn of (hoiiEaniK lo pay a'lflhiidl tit Mapcct mi aSmlratrbn lo Chief Slokcr Fmlcrlch Hohcrt Bulky if 'tt'-jif. 4 KraYt one of Iho fallahl ifliors who wax. Mllcil In thn hrllllanl destroyer action In the Channel He was 23 years old. The llroko cngngM a (Krmln icilioyti and ileiUoycil Iftrtjfid caplnred cron'. The (ilclurt shows the corlefo dead sailor's homo, ;