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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX ,THK LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALti TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 1917 Pit OF FRANCE HAVE Effort Being Made in Ulhbridge To Augment Funds For These Women On WeJnesdsy afternoon at ihe Alesandsr Gait chapter I.O.DE.. tea In ihe Hudson's Bay Ihe citizens are to be eiveu a chanco to help French relief wori The cnliro proceeds o[ tie tea are, to be sent to a deserving French iosrJ'al which is feeling the ilress ot corr> Ins-on under dlfiicultles. This hospital, which Is uuder Iho French Flag Nursing corps, has on its staff several Canadian nurses who are In tbe pay of the Drillsb sovernJient. No more worthy object could be sup- containing clothing and cooking ulen- eils. An officer will designate, those persons who ID the- city.1 That ntEb.t of desittlr will remain forever graven Vn m> memory." In liMenlus Id IhU recllsl 1 could uol help but think lhal any person living on free soil should nover com- plain, rp matter what deprivaiious came. O'ur life IE sweet, Indeed, In comparison with that of. those war- tvrs. MadauiD Reboui lold ol scenes sur- passing lu horror anything lhat one could imagine of young girls torn from their mothers, of school children even led off, frightful, unforgettable scenes, wtlie old. white-haired men stood by weeping. The neil day a train took these people oft to an unknown des tinatlon and one witnessed the did sight Iheso martyrs. CsimEs against despair slnglus "Le Marseil- laise-" madgme." sho said, "it then that one Is proud to bo (tench. "Our wQrVmen, looT have shown elr she continued. "One iy a German officer announced. 'If ju sign an engagement as volunteer orktrs you will be paid 13 francs .40) a day. You may have your lends visit you In the evenings. You ill be well treated and well ted. 11 ou refuse you will be forced lo do NEED OF NIEH !S PREMIER BURDEN Delivers SfaMC Speech Intro- ducing Discussion. Yet _ 'following Is the translation of en erticlB written in "Les Aunties. a Paris "newspaper, under date ol Nay 13. The writer Is Yvonne Sarcey. a well known French newspaper wo- man: I was verv mnch affected yesterday irhlle seething to a noted refugee, Madame Reboui, who brought me greetings from the women of Roubalx. Iiladame Reboui who was formerly (ie head of an Important newspaper In the northern part of France, whose publication she slopped from patriotic motives, had. with a few other refu pees just left Ihe unfortunate city, tor many long dreary months Vac hppn occupied by the enemy. "The women there have charged me with ibis message." said said. "Ttll Item in Paris that we are suffering; tint loo. lhat we shall have cour- kge lo endure to the end." Madame Reboui has told me of the Hronderful fortitude ot these women who, for two years have made complaint. "Their life is one long she says. "They know what hunger kind ot huugei that reduces men to havi disci plined their bodies and submi hravely to this reign ot terror. Thi list winter Ihey have had neiihe fires nor lighls. Thins: of these priva Is very much astonished 01 arriving In said Madame R( boux. "to see the lite, the movemen1 splendor of the shop windows, th elegance of the women. AYith us th Eliop windows are empty. We hav jiothing to display- .Each person's tion for one month consists of: 1 lb lard, than lb. coffee, 1' rice, V- lb- sugar. 1 lb. bacon, 11 carrots, 1 lb. bEans, 2 Ib. soap, 2 1 potatoes. For thirty days one has I niake meagre provisions ho] out, knowing that no other food ca le procured. Meat costs S3 a pound tfutter 52.M a pound and is alnra impossible to procure- A small ha: costs ?70! "Some shopteeyers risk their live in bringing out food from Belgium Immediately the rich, and particular those who "have sick people in the dispute as-to the prii tcr" be "paid down in gold for sue The-, poor people, alas, ca '.have no interest in such bargainings v They die In silence, or live on in tru buffering. Thousands of people hav rtbl eaten meat for two years and Lave lost the taste and almost the remembrance'of It. will understand con- tinued Madame Iteboui, "our surprise from -you Parisiennes of some slight privations which seem.lo almost childish. Ah! when one v has Ken babies die Tor lack of milk, mothers powerless before children crying for food which they are utterly powerless to procure. When one has climbed these slalra leading In very troth to Calrary, Ihen one knows what suffering is. "I have lost my she went on. looking at her black dress, "but iny grief Is nothing In the midst ot BO" many tragedies. The world does v not know how the. people ot the Invad- ed1 districts' in the nortt of France haye Buffered. They deserve our deep and grateful affection for Ihelr trua 'atotc. spirit Nothing dims.their faith fn victory. The more they are perse- pjled 'thehigher rises their confidence Vartyrdom but deepens Lhelr faith In the final outcome. Their only though js of -victory, regardless of the price trbey dream of It nlgtil and day, and Jrhen one of their number succumbs as-many do, they say with deep feel 'Ah, paurre petit sooifrlr comme il a srinfterl et n' envolr pas vu le lie poor child, to hare suf fcred'ag he has without seeing lh fay of rlctory! "When tbat day comes they will he for all Ihelr" woe9; they will forjet their lean, their wounds, their rained (owni. They will think only of. the "longed for triumph. I wish ion could know the feelings of tho young people! My daughter had only lo live to ace victory. said to me when she Ihe.waj dying, 'Mother, you -will wrap ine In tlic tricolors aa a sol- flier, for I die somewhat like a fol- dter, do f not, for madame, hear the rest." said Madame Reboni, "Thai night at 2 in Ihe morning a German sol- Jtnocked at my door and handed ne ah order which said: 'in Ihe coarse of half an hour the Inhabitants this house must gather on the laclly the same work under armed uperrlslon. You will be treated as risoners. I givo you two hours to eclde-1 Only five men were weak (o As Madame. Rcboui concluded ner arralive I thought that our poor Ule deprivations, our meatless days, ur lack ot confections and pastries, raw a smile when ono thinks of tbese olgnanl griefs. And so I hive told you all this, with strong feeling that we must do all our power to help these people who ivt given their all for clvllliation. "Friiicc 'o said noted writer tht other day. An rllcle such as the foregoing sives us nnie faint Idea of the truth of this talement. A: Freiitmnaii ately ot the sacrifices of his counlry- said: "Nous D' avons pas Ic droll accepter leur sacrifice sans donner e iiaTo no right !s sl- ept their sacrifice unless we are willing to make a sacrifice ourselves, us ponoer the deep meaning of [less words. OnU June was another great crowd In thd sallories of the commons this afternoon when ihe house met to the- debate of the military service act. Thcro were practically no preliminaries and Sir Robert Bordeu within ten min- utes ol Ihe time the speaker look the chair. He opened with a review of the causes of Ihe war and Ihe events which have transpired during the past three years. As lo the determination of Canada to do her part, ha said there was no doubt' from the beglon- ing uro aud the. militia act Is la be found in the methods of Mlectlon, Coming lo the ilelalla ot the act, Premier llorden emphaslifd Ihe fact tfcul the number of men be raised will eel exceed Ihe hundred thpuMDd mark, There to bo id; difficulty In Canada'In providing ttat of nddlliona.1 met. Sir that aat nan married after 'today, win bb darned unmarried- (or, tbe'.PUrpoaej of the' act: aar one falls ita ffifaai when his class li olleJ out will Hi guilty of desertion auil will ho liable to trial by court martial and penalty of three years' Inlprlsou- meut. Sir Robert uld It had been the purpose of the to nuke Iho provisions of the bill perfectly fair, Ihe government was wlMlfig u s'ctevt frotn the house which might bd an improve- ment. v Sir Wilfrid Laurler said ho would not dtscnss the principle of the bill .oday as he could not do so under tho of Ihe house, lie realliec tbat Iho position ot tha prime uilnlbler was one of. ireal difficulty. Perhaps hla own position was really, more difficult. If the opposition dlt- rered -with, (he gvvercmcnt It irauM DC In sorrow In anger. There sxtd, be aod moderation In debate. During the past two years, he said, many deputations had asked for com- pulsory service. On JanuarS 1, 1216. he had announced that Canada would spare five hundred thousand men and the necessary order In council was passed. To this no exception iras taken In the house. It had been tak- en as Canada's pledge and he was content so to regard It. There was a splendid response and In a short time. over one hundred thousand luen wcro raised. Sir Robert referred lo the delega lion representing the trades and lab- or council which asked him to give s OTTAWA' SCHOOL CASE MKY NEEDED AS IllJSIN 1 Sir Robert Borden has relumed .'rcE- '-he Councils ol Empire with a direct message to the manpower ot Lbe Dominion. The soldiers at the Eront must be supported and Llie Can- adian divisions must be malnLnmed. Erery recruit increases ihe country's war "bill. Money is essemlal to Lhe maintenance ol our arm IPS. Those who cannot fight must serve by pvlng. Ev- ery man-and woman in Canada has a war work lo perform. All can help m the struggle for by Investing in the Government's War Savings Cer- tificates. Canada has suTprised tLe world with its military and financial response lo war. demands. Xew vio tories have been won in the Canadian divisions. New rictorles be won in the fiaancial field if the people at home in their war as the Canadian divisions co- operate In their, activities against the enemy. Every dollar is a dollar to- wards victory. Ercry dollar Is needed. tuat iuc service ci vere not a (orerunner of conscrlp-1 tion. He had dccUocd to a def- dtte pleise he sald. AL ihe prcsesi llras .recnilt ins i3 not sufficient to maintain four divis- ions at the front. Canada was raced two alternatives, to let tho Tour divisions at4 the Trout dwindle or lo introduce compulsory service. Sir hohert described the need for nt2n at the Trout as being "urgent. In- sistent and imperative." There was a need Tor men in all Ihe branches of the service at the front he said. The most important need is (or men phy- sically flL lo go Inlo Ihe trenches. For the year ending May 1, 1917.'there were enlisted in Canada, men and during the same period the cas- ual I numbered 75.492 and up .to the -resent (imc there had been During April and May the enlistments numbered T.S90 and Ihe raiualtiea 337 and during the neit seven months, "P.OOO men are required to keep four divisions in Ihe field. Sir Robert rciieiated his determin- ation 10 keep his fledge and described as false the'siaieiucnta thai he had been. Induced to introduce conscrip- tion by" the Imperial authorities. Sir Robert fald it might be asked why this law Is necessary in view ot the existence, of the mllHIa act.' One objection Is lhat under theymilitfa. act. the selection is made by. ballots. In this act rcco grit loo Is fo the needs of the country. The only dif- ference between the proposed meaa- Chalrman ot toard'on Trial for Ccri- tc'nipt Juno consent the motfoii tb'.comniitj Chairman Genest, of the Ottawa.separnlc school board (or contempt Ql'court was adjourmed this morning at' Osgood hall by the Cnkf Justice Sir Win. Mulock, for two weeks. The mot ton to commit Mr. Genest (or breach Injunction Granted to Mr. Justice Leri- restraining the separate schocj board irom paying ihe salaries o[ uu qualified leathers.- QW.DULD 1 SUFFERING BBI EAST IL IB with profound sorrow and con- cern that till! Londou (KnslniiJ) Jew Iih ChrOGlcIo learus. from an abso- lutely reliable source, very gray ml news ot Ilio Jews la Palestine. Not hunger and disease so prey- ed upon them Ihoasmds upon thousands are literally. slafvlaE, with- out the possibility of obtaining loot or homes, but the Turkish luvera- uent appears to hare culcrcd a ourea ot calculileil brutal ruttiless- ncalust the Jewish the Holy Laud that bliia (air to rival the very wont otlraees of which ILe cen- tral powers, under the lead of Germany itve bee'a guilty durlut the war. Tel .Aviv Ibe beautiful Garden City suburb or Jaffa has bwn sicked and llec i mere heap or rulat whKl similar wuton .destruction baa, In all prob- ability, takeu place In other Epcclflcal ly- Jewish- parts of Palesllne; the col- onies cot being spared. UBul even worse. Is threatened, for the Turkish soveruor, Pasha b'as proclaimed the Intention of the authorities to wipe out mercilessly the Jewish population ot Palestine. Ms public statement being that the' Ar- menian policy of'uassacre 1? In be applied la the Jews. If this dire nnr) dastardly threat Is Irto cEcct, It will rienn not alone that thousands of Jews' will be put to the sword In cold blood, but that In addition the v.'hols cf She work of I'alMtlnlan re Wear longer than the ordinary rubber heels because of the canvas friction plug. A PAIR PUT ON settlement (the Yeshub) will be ut- terly '.LethbrCdge citizens will render what- ever assistance "thoy 7re able to ame- liorate tho condition of tho .Palestin- ian Jews. With that end In view a CHAMPION (From Our Own Champion, June Champion Chronicle made ils debut here on Friday. Mr. Harris, of Calvary, Is tte dltor and J- C. Mills the local repre- enlatfre. The.paper Is to be pub- Ished weeWr on Fridays. The Golden West billiard room, under the "proprietorship of Cunder N'areson, opened on Saturday. A bar. ier shop has been opened In connex- ion with II.. Jlr. Nareson la already putting up an addition HiIS. An addition Is being built to Mof- fali.'s hardware store. A large crowd ol baseball 'fans at- endcri the ball natch at KUchant i week Mrs. V. 8. McCIure was a visitor in "town week.' New settlers are still pouring Into Ihe country, and Ihe business of the local real estate la holding up high record of Ealefl. Mr. and Mrs. Terrio left on Tues- day for Calgary en route for a Yhll lo the New England stiles. They pect to be gone for a couple of months. The farmers are busy now breaking new land for next year's crop. Ine great Increase o! heary tractors In tbli district, we look forward to a large area ready for spring Messrs, M. Clerer arid P. Watson hare taken a year's leue of Mark's hall and are Installing a Etelco light- ing plant and boring picture ontflt. They expect to be running Inside of Iwo wccliB. Miss Ilawkeii and Miss Hillock ire spending the. week-end at Nanton. FEMALE REGIMENT IN RUSSIA Pelrb'grQd, via London, June Two hundred girl students of the Petrograd technical Institute hare en- tered -their name? on ihe rolls ot a female regiment which !j being raised by Ensign nutchkarefl, Tho aim Ic [o atari lo (he front anrl lo flghl In all respccls under the same SIMPLE, IMPRESSIVE Art the of our own detlgnlng. One placed en! your flat will be >n enduring evi- dence of your affection for thoie gone beyond. Dnlgnt tubmitted upon re- quert, ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY -GIVEN Letkbridf e MonuraeoUl and Cut Stone Works tnrand (oor, each hating a parcel condition: as msn. Lethbridge Con- servatory of Music Recitals Leo M. Coombs PrtHntl a Few of Hli Puplli In a RECITAL JIM 14th i AnlMed by puplfa from the Initrunxnt dtpt. IN THE CONSERVATORY CONCERT CHAMBER AT 7.M SHARP. At the alano, Alltin Jonei and Leo M. Cfrornba, Collection will be (.hen In aid of tht Canadian fled CrMa may from M. or any nil In time of need Every woman should know the ctrmiort, and experi- ence the relief of a reliable remedy that can be de- pended upon to right conditions which cause bead- ache, dizziness, languor, nausea and constipation. At such times, nothing is so sife, so sure and speedy as Dnrfaf the oast sixty yean, nUUoni af wonai hive Jouml them Bost helpfoJ In loninj and jtTenjthcnhut oitm, and iol rrtu- latlog stomach, liwraod boweli. TTwwfamouc pltU ATE entirely vegetable aod contain na harmful or babit-formniK then with entire lot tix) oat no nnpkuant and will not fail you 9r i meeting of all those Interested will bo' held at p.m. on Thursday, June1: 14, at Iho Mnjestle theatre, at vrbfcli thero will bo several prominent Bpeakcrs, and at which two locivl solo-' IsLs will sing. Plumbing, Gas, Steam and Hot Water Fitting PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR FARM HOMES Knapman Plumbing Heating Co. GO EAST IN ABSOLUTE COMFORT VIA Double Daily Service Route Round Trip SUMMER EXCURSION RATES Limited Tnins-Csuiada from LETHBRIDGE 710 FIFTH AVE. 8. PHONE 189J m i TO GO FOR Roofing, Tinsmithing, Furnaces, Gas and Steam Fitting, Plumbing HICK-SEHL HARDWARE CO. PRAYING PHoiMl 1345 Turner Witt-hell at Kenntdy'i A bl( Six Cjlindtr 7-j car. One'ol Ihe arxi imt comforUble can to ride In. coimraY PREFERrlED. -Rnldtnce or Day Phone, PaUct trj- w it tht AUTO Lcthbrldge, Affrrta coirrlrr W: liniw tujhly. We had ihe n for, TRY US Uwr Phone Ilemm's 24 CapkbFe Pnone 1312 Dallif Hotel PRAYING 0! AH Kinds WesternTransferCo, Limited p. n. Freight PHONES Oflleo........... 1161 Sublet 10W Quc................... StJtihuN.15................... ixyN, 114.W iiiVjHasN. Y................... lOO.iO ItETURN LIMIT SIXTY DAYS .EQUALLY LOW RATES FROM OTHER POINTS For Full Information Any Aflents cf the Canadian Pacific Railway Wgrld'f GrealMt Highway-'1 SITUATED ON LAKE WINDERMERE, HALF A MILE FROM ATHALM'ER STATION ON THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY BRANCH LINE FAcel'ieiit Motoi1 Uoart fnnn Lcllibridjjc (o KING EDWARD TRANSFER anfl AUTO LIVKKY Office Phone fw2 llj 11 V. Via Crow's Nest Past, Fernie and Fort Stccle DISTANCE: Ltthbridge to Firnlc 135 miles. Fernie to Inv'ermere 140 miles What-'to do at Invermere Ilio many Inter- cstlne roads lhat In all (HrccLlonH from Tnvcrnitrc, algitK the lahcs aiicl liack to tho moua- lalns. Iho "sporty" nine hole course of (ho Tnvcrmcrc Eolf aitd country cluh. Only a' ehorl dls- Inncc hotel "ETOunrts. .Special (o holel RUGSLl. only a few minutes walk .from, tfie hotel, open lo gueaia ai Email fee. Mi take Whidermert and Ihe Columbia Hlvcr, ,Iiake Wlndcrmcre. and'tbeifar fBmcrt Ttartlnffl Hot Springs lit Sinclair, which can be reached ny (n less than nn hour from (he trout ahoimil In Ukc3 nnd atrckrat. Thesd nlacca .can lie easily reached.by aulo. MOUNTAIN con- renlenl haee from which lo ci- ploie Ihe vomicrful Elaclem the head of Toljy am) Ilorap Thief Saddle anil pack horaM can he obtained anil com- pet'ent guides siipiilicil. care i.m slsr- ml and nisile. Automo- (or hire. WHITE FOR FOLDER Hotel Rates: ROfn and laird per day Roi.h with private hath and Boa..rd WOO per day rates for farnllki' and for longer BETTER SECURE ROOM3 IN ADVANCE ;