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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 1HF.. LETHBKIDGE HAIL.'? rlEilALD .191'J Deralb alberta AND WliKLY LtTHIRIOQE HERALD PRINT. IMS COMPANY. LIMITED j lol- he w middle crass cltlien pays twelve uldrw liMl ACMB.I- tb ioaiiM Mn w. wen w in tbe grievances of J -abor and We. A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT, tbat needs reniedylng. tee] that we are n _ 'the views' of sane Labor when we say ihese wrongs cm be: righted b> constitutional meluods: U tbe light that is going on U staged on these list year olf. course it was an unusual year, he co.irsc it sdinilted modestly. Cattle ranchers were equally satisfied.1 In -Alberta there is J belief tbsMhg UB..iancli- ers alwafs roaSe money, .l-nst, year 1'jey had'to hire eiira clerks to add Lhe same? In our cities today there Is i ilr of great prosperity. Tho big holly's wro never so full. -1 don't know where all the people have been lug from siuce February, room cle'aik ol tha "Royal Aleck n Winnipeg. Mcntreal.ln all Its blsloir never had, such' a New Year's, u gh as last. "We have only oiie room leu twelve dollars." the, clerk of a bUj To- ronto hotel told B casual caller. Hi manner .said, "Take it or leave it. von don't It, someone else does The eeneral reports from big store is "good. Hetall trade Is csprrlencln a slight boom. The reason ot thi boom in hotels and stores is to som eitcnl tnat large numbers ot meu aro coining hack from the front with mon ey in their pockets asd with up Ilieir prolits. formers Is drained by euorinuu: P 1A iICKED UP IN ASSING VORTBK BDIY VIAN Every coal dock; at tnn'hoad or lie llkts con'.rolled by t'Ja railways Is e crass t every dollar he earns In Inrome CommeuclnR In June, the clt> of s X own MB hous, bul Nelson will al, lie UUUa UWL "'O MV---I---- ent's H': hls'ient is olten u slilli ot ils Income, and he has.to pay further oiierlhird as much as his nSnl In taxes; his ctlldren to, Imosl ot necessity, to private schools, or few people outsido tbo worklni; lasses send their chlldreu to Ihe uuu lo schools. Good private schools are Tory costly. lu Canada, the father 61 a. family Is saving lo tho C. P. 11. frctu I IN to JSOO I moulh. Suriiia ratepayers will be asked lo vote ou a. bylaw to raise 53000 to spend ou Improvements lo Ihe town You'H be Proud to Own a Mason Risch hall. Kitchener and Waterloo a. family Is saving a caninalen to raise fundu li i year; 111 England the aver-t Urni5i, permanent (iiarters lor tbi of family counth hlmselt o V. A. i In Ihesa times if at tne end _: iTta wire the news principles, then the victory of UUt the Atlantic had beon brtdged. is in flight and laading 1 risauun. i ireiand'-'ot-lhe Vimy-Vicker, ...ir- ly acclaimed in the. spirit, in heralded oiie of the most wond- it has been fought for. crfiil 'aciieremenls present day. I Jl'-ushered the. dawn of a new era Miitai had van-ins :luck. TUose -who reapcd-.full crops .cleared (he cost o! their lirms- Some regions, however, Enffered heavily. North Baltleford the crop was ruincd.hy the July frost; in Southern Alberta aud Saskatchewan whole reelons ot crops were blown Into the air. Bul In other parts lie lale was diflerenl. 'The farmers around ..here have so much money.that ih'ey' non't knbw what to J WnlnV ey in tneir pocKeis a.uu ahead and aro spending it freely. Th butins has reflected itself on th am'aller industries making supplies 1 the home. They'cannot obtain enough labor lolnieet their needs. Now for tho other side. Capital Is backward. There U a remarkable Ab- sence 'o! fresh Industrial There is a famine ol houses' In To- ronto and Winnipeg, but building con- llnues almost at a .standstill every- where. Building material is too dear, we nre lold. Bul ihat u not the onlj Everywhere 1 find the feeling i1 "We do not knovi sum each ige fathief ui forlunatejn these tliues if at the end of the year he has been Bblo to break even- Canada has tiiu uiuuiy. Every extra acre ol land broken Ibis year Is going to meau'insurance ajara'st dlslress In the autumn, for the world will sllll he seeking a year hence all the food we can give It. A revision ol the present official regu in transportation which will he n po- CANADA, (ent means of .linking Ihe world to-1 with possibilities that are en- of ormbus. Ihe 'irogress !n "evolution the t pl and to which science is.. .lending subslanlial assistance. I in .the neit Itrlbute: hnndred-years cannot be comprehend- by the most far-fetched Imagina- tions. In combatting Nature nothing. Vppears too difficult lo surmonnt in these wonderful day's. To .the. spirit The oulside world ;s hy no means unobservant ot -what is now taking In Canada. To the part the ,aynf in the -lollowlus a Prince. Altiert.i bolcl keeper told me. "They come Ihe city for the winter with their families i They, take tbe best rooms, they don'l haggle over prices and Ihey.have i good lime.1- Farms. ,have changed hands around neglni recently at a h'nndred dollars an'acre, a-price.that would have seemed incredible years.ago. l- The general bpliet- among the farm- ers is that Ibis .stalest affairs will will to ihe sold. a" solid i clamor dVrine who It is only another evidence of 1SiJnee country The ers s continue for two or yet. I came' acitjss. co.ntraits. be; ing made ahead tor cattle.'for autumn Ol what is say the capitalists "We will wait and %ee." This feehns. is based-oa two things. Employers be licvaHapparenlly rightly, that prices are bound lo 'fall. The high war Jig ures cannot be kept up. While price are the'costs ol production are still on the simo high war level. Naturally arid inevitably, lhCj mine- owner or manufacturer .is not going lo turn out goods al .war roil of produc- tion to soil.at-pre-war prices. Labor on IheTotber hand, points out that so far-IBVtbe average lallons nnd HinilaUons lor nsslstlns tho building pt Email' homes would help to lessen the housing problem ot which much moro will be beard In the month ahead. There are B hundred small industries lhat could bo start- ed tomorrow in many parts ot the country, lo Ihe universal benefit. Many things that arc imported could he made al horne. war came, Ihe people ol Can- ada got together" ami tackled the Is- sues ahead. Plenty of mistakes were marto, bul things were dono. Today yre' are loo apt to think thai wo can leave' the new" Issues to Ihemselvos or can leave the officials lo lake care or them..11 we do, Canada will find hersclt faced within a year with dis- tress and growing labor unrest- Otllc ialism, even Canadian, officialism, is too slo'w, too cumbersome, too -wound round with red tape nnd loo hindered Fly a large majority the ratepayers ol Parry" Sound carried a bylaw >a spend on elcctflc. energy mid-irutld a bridge. I'te. Tom -KJrby. Brantford, who has undergone 24 operations for a law, will'be sent lo Toronto for further treatment. V man' named Mitchell. Of Strat- ford, narrowly escaped deatli when Sold on easy term? if 'de- sired. booklet. treo ing mae aea or ai delivery at prices ouLllltleUf any be- ire..hea food that so "fxj'-s" man-is concefhed.-'lhe cost of living .Is still at the war level. Bents are delivery at prices ever'before ciolhlng show___ low'last SdudTn say Ihe seems very .far-ott dear fooa ..jjuring the.rfaf, rOUUQ mlfl J eu by favoritism, to meet the ciisis alone The crisis ahead will csi bt: alone r Canadian but a world crisis. With prc parallon, Ibis land can face and over-: come U easier than any other nallou Wlhout help us. F. A. McKHXZIr} bis motorcycle crashed Inlo a on.the PeterbMo-roaa.' receipts al the port, ot Sanlt-Sle. dropped nearly halt TOM the" returns ot the corretpond- ng nioiitb. of -May last year. The municipal council has beon ad- vised that an allotment ol under the Belter Houilne Act, ji.lll be made (tie city ol Kamloops, Capentier, the French boxer, recent ly paid a visll lo the London Firo Brig ade at Southwark, Kng., and was en lertained by-lhe members, The oil warehouse ol Iho Goldci Lumber mill al Golden, B. C., caugh "The Horflt ol Ird last and lutned for about an hour.' The ware- house and destroyed. Holding thai the Montfeal Tram- w.aya Company, was: in. Driv- ing an o'verlQaded'car-over-Ihe rail- way bridge .approaches'- Blue. Hon- nets, without' warning passengers on Ihe .outside platform .danger ot the bridge approach; Mf. Justlco Marechal In Iho SuperIof..Cqurt con- demned tho company to pay'a sum of I1S2 to Waller Cpcliram In com- pensation lor the iniuAoa be suffered on'3uly. 2, 1317, Ibrougli the tram way company's J. aUCLHAl j bapfen at Ihe end of the sli rnonlhs? Ihn Tfl. IheViine. .This Is th of the' Empire which 'gtrdles IL in In the try, and of' Ihe Country Inp specialized on jo conquest in jV in'nineEt that the logeniliy.whieb held, Is merely jiolif; tlcal chlcanDD', association with the aims 'ot s represented bv the in'ter'hallbna-unions and lie American Federation of Ubor, we are "And not In sympathy with the manner 1n and tended -the', meeting and a resolution Ubor 'Council organized the sympa- of sympathy Ubor 'Council organze e ellc strike In IhlV city, wlthholdlnB Coppln.V. C., of Winnipeg, ilhc voter a an who stood by his post until he was e strike vote' front the labor nnions onceiiiod bolft" me slog methods ot intimidation lo force upon, and badly beaten thft alien men not In sympathy with the strike enetples." I leave their Jobs. realize that Ibis ajm alhetlc itflke la -Inflicting- a great of hardship newly 'relurn- COLLECTIONS NEXT TO GETTING BUS- INESS IS FOP IT. 'WE ;ARE SPECIALISTS GOVERNMENT REPORTS AND CONSULTINO 1 Agents !lor the Shaw pondence -'A MET RQPbUTAN LIFE Amou'ntol insurarc. In force Dec. 31.1 f (Larger than any other. Company In the Ordinary Life ln.urar.ee pald.for.ln 1918 .......v.-v (Larger than any other company In the _ Induilrl.i.Llf. Insurance for In 1918 (Uirger, than any. other, company in Ihe Total iMursnce placed and' paid for In 1918 (The largest amount ever placed in one. year by any o Giln rhlniuranceilri force than lay clher company In the of pilicieB In.forco Dee- than any oUTer company Gain 'In' number, of outiundlpa pillclei i {Larger than any other company in tho ujanlug i r man "W11U ...-u uuiuii on the {urlieij soldier will go'on the land In staple of'this. jny-hnmbers, or wljl settle.In small "firo's-'Tis an.uninformed p'ofJIhe single returned men lire to England; a number ol making their way to DBtroit ilracied by the talo.of high wager iere But the vast majority will corr- cities: Nay, they.are pnccnlrating In Ihe cities loday. -_ ThlVvrbble'm.of employment, tomor-. Is the problem of-'the eiurned'soldier.- The two hundred or indirectly einpiMefl'-ln munillons production and other In Canada were easily nbsorh'ed! Many, of the -ivomen ?r'ork- taken up war tasks from patriolic motives; they naturally went. ibme-again: Some of tie works were ready to resume'normal business: In-1..-. dusfry evcrywharo was- crying -for dusfry everywere w Ihcrh- Nowhere did r find the least better Us (This is only legitimate and But to arrive at rit'nl. find, legitimate re- anllf, tne procedure must be Ai'Tlswa In another part and events show of dnadi, as represent ed'by lae .War Veterans In Vancouver haVe'taken a stand. The inajorlly at Ibeie -men can be (rul itli to be men telonglnt to the .laboring men. They ar In lirery sehie aympnlhil'6- to 1 anJ ire what known ai unlln men -TKe taken In regard to 5yin alrlkei'oy the returned me myer are not cord Wo are right tint Ihose.Tlewi iinare Liibbridge and b tbi-Ttterana'elsewhere. We ma ffo aid Hill feel we, a Jt not finding .It'The sFineii mechanic, Iho trained 'mab, lintls, pleniy to do. Hut a large 'nnin- men arc trained rfnotliine'lral-iightlng. Yet they, tired of purely manual work. ml want to be laborers. They do. nol want lo bo farmers. Wfesl openings are to be found lor them? 'The elartlng public works will aborb many _-- aummer. ThA war bonuses will .keep all durlhg Ihe Summer In the real problem' will atnrt autumn. Tho lime lo'start preparing for that autumn problem is How? Dy an organlMid and 8fat' Buster Brown arid ckinto ibgve the d nght ipto. suitable for all occasions. Your boy wlf! be ithey ore harder-wearing V fTP, esumc employmecl alter returning r6m lhtvfront, and Ihe continuance of strike will work considerable isrdahlp, on many Inoocenl people, and furihtr.lfiat we view any move tmni. torrtrdW by Ihe picsent'leadcrs I Of'tHe.Vancouver Trades "and "Labor Council with Ihe greatest dUlrusl, ow. InK lo their members being Implicated" In the atrlXo slaved In conriccllori With Hie Ing Ol a draft evader In and olio in view ot Ihu .ance's at 111? fl. C. Federation of Lai- or touffntlon. Ihe Western Can- Yourself" Has Still Birgaini Worth Looking Into Ym'l carl ciii ihore than In nnlf by MciirinP! some, of IhYie for-rnembors of the family can bo lltte.l, This Is. a BrpWn Size nalo hut has lota of (or W 1N1ELSON Co. 620 THIRD 8MERLOCK BUILDlNa BtjsTTR BKOWVS SISTER'S STOCKING nattetK 'hed and toe. Because our training in knitting Boater Brown----- v Yod'U find they'll your .flag. tro Ufl't hard On Thw I to eott becauM Brown hosiery- for Tn le Chlpman-Holton Knitting Co., BROWN ;