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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta REASONS SUPPORTING Official report rroai HanBaro of W. A: BucLauaa-B Bawa oa the con- i2. Mr W A Buchanan (Medklne to conllne my remarks almost wholly 10 the measure before the Houw and I in riv'n this Houw uy reasons why H 1 my InUnlfoH, irn I going to wakf my position clear at the ol my re- marks We are'la'a. serious Blago ot The btstorV oVU.d.1 not only ha- I tor national unity, li- tonight I do nolwlattoaay' th.i win tu> upon lolher provlnet th minion of Canada., J not fee- any IM- til 1 I this particular period In our his Canada1! War' 1 am I'l favor ot .conscription be cause v believe lhal this Is Canada- war: that we are lighting lor our ow defense acd for our own existence That Is why I have many oc casloos ilnce tills war commenced thai we must give U.e man an the last dollar to win IL lhal? I do nol wanl to boist lha 1 can make my position clear to Ih people of other provinces .lhal do n iTe as 1 do. but. 1 bel'.evo 'ial all la Minded people throughout this cou ry could be convinced that this war acluilly Canada's war. If, after the war commenced. Great Britain had not gono into tills struggle In Kuroue, and 11 we had nol sulered It, anfl If as aVreiiiii'u; Iho bc'.wcen Germany on the one hind and K-JssIa and ONK OF THE CAm'UKKD PEAKS "We rtever have coffee at our house, because I can't make good Have you ever Parted right -with Chase Sanborn's "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE? In M, I and 1 pound tins. Whole fine ground (or Percolilwi. Never sold In bulk. CHASB SANBOKN. MONTREAL r overcome IremenioUs difficulties (n their t dca, 1 Mount Nero Is one Ol them, Is shown In the photo-1 graph. Duluth, illnn., June 2S.-The L Dnluth district bollcnualters today. rellecl.ton l.i.. Icomlnc (torn other provinces ol haj ij the condlllont >t 6 1B the province that has been'SrwuKntly mentioned debate not he w pf Funeral Will fef Be in In an endeavor W protect you from the J" of funeral we have purchsMd an enormaua ttock of high advance In June nth, Ihlch plat- in In a jwiitlon to furnl.h you good! at eneeptlonally low pricei. .PHONE 1802 OUT OF TOWN ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDtp TO jn me unu imuu ['ranee on tlie other. Russia and France hail been' conquered. Germany would have been dominant In Europe, and Great Britain and the; DrltlBh Empire and the Unlled Stales would have beeu In danger whether they tin lulu the war.or nol. We may havo to resort 16 conscription now, 'under those circumstances wo would have had to havo Urger armed, orces; we wouM have spend more money In Ihe maintenance ol troops than we have ever had lo do lu our history, because we would have had lo protect ourselves against Ihe dominant power ol Iho world. When Great Britain went 'Into this war we were part ol thi Drillsh Empire, and consequently, we could be .jooked upon si once as a af. the victor 11 Germany could have reached us In this war no mat and to want clvilizawa -to' -eilst. I would liktta .mphMlz. fact Crman as we ln th. fart OBrman, be a victor In" this war, y the were not In a petition lo, ahe would force UB Into th. pialtlan of apendlnj more meney In our, defence and In main- taining a aU'ndlng army. IB It not therefore better that we should spend he money and the men raw to prevent that happening? Sir, to my nlnd It much better that we ahotld now tend overwat the greatest army we can pesaibly gainer toflelner, f> preent that fearful poBBlblllty occurr Need .Reinforcements. Another reason why I am In favo of conscription Is have sen many thousands; ot our young mei across tho seas'lo fight lor us an ior IK? WR hold near- Thos kow ey )n u t, uart of the country. Many men would! favor 0[ tiic Iho board ta tin bill WM Introduced and Us con there aro tho same feelings between employers and employees as In tlmOB ol peicc. They want to seo the man vrlili money doing his part II we had a governmeal at this time, whe- ther partisan, or coalition, or national, with a real representative of .later, as one of Its a man who had tn WM tents there Is tho feel- InE that it should be brouetit Into (Keel without much delay. Now I an In'airwnent wllh those who ureo that If potslblc. we should give an- otlitr chance to voluntary recnilllnE. we; are not soius lo do that, II the mied.ts great as we arc old It there should bo no hesitation la bringing the bill Into ;fecl. Exemplloni. There U another matter. In the oroVlnces -lot 'the west at any rate, tlghllng In.the trenches today, or w o remain out of Ihe war. she would hare n Canada ready, o lea e our sho es oB wonc (hey I where lie sentiment Is too a; r! "is fellows and ,1 am not e ss? lo vole oenian inn war, no man would be the hoards that would be conitltiited In that part of the coujlry uiilets he was absolutely en- titled to exemption. There is a pos- 'that In other parts ol the Blblllty By a country itheVsentlraenl ol tho boards would not be of that character ana lhal men .yduld be eiempted who had eieropted There is the rlsit to appeal 'under the hill, hut delay. In the provinces teat we have already lulfilled UT CIIIC5 miKUL i: UCSVJLFJ i -l "us. ucc narlTM s. S S555 Germany should he In a position, alter could not jet. any work lo do in Caa- _r i. oroaf lada. hul in my Judgment the uuilc 01 knowini ir; knowln a w r obligations and raised more than r'qnoU.'' With the sentiment ol the boanii out there behind the act It lblr lie that from those uee yearis ol war, to deleat great l.ada, hul in my Jui _ powers ilka France, RusalB, Great .Hie- went over Britain, and the Unilcu once what they were light latter is prepared, then Germany hey were nghtlng for Canada and to would dominate tho world; she would' IhySf rule this'world, she 'could dictate mentioned. al'any tlm? and ect a generous contrlhullon n good cause. Still, he lecls thai he Is not doing his duly anil that ho ought to be laied. Tha minister ol finance (Sir Thomas White) told us this atlornoon that financially every- thing was all right.-, Dlit we must reniemhor that when this war 13 over financially nay. .bo all; wrong- Now Is the lime to Ket'at the people. Thev aro prosperous; they are mak- ing money, rnnny ol ,lhem making money out ol Ihe prosperity due to this war. We'should, not heBJIate lo Impose Income taxes, upon our people anil heavy Incoino taxee: ''I. could mention case alter cast that streng- thens my opinion In lavor ol a tai ol this nature. We do not-want any favoritism In our war, policy; every- body ihould b: forced to make sacrl- ono ot uismyciB. Ihe confidence ol labor Irom At- lantlc lo the Pacific, 1 think we should avoid, for strikes In the coal mines ol Western 1 think we should the laboring men hlnd and every other war'meaEure.- Agatn. with rfSiifa there Is talk, lor Instance, ol Rxmi., th5 price ol wheat, and other meaiurea artcctln; the larnl. All this conld best done by having In Ihe gpvwn- menl a real representative ol loa farmers, a man who could to tnt' farmcra anil have such influence with. Hint he could eel then to do vhat !s necessary. There are oea ol Ihat kind, 1 know, In Western Can- mon. men o.f ability, men about wr.r. not have 2 succ In earnest In wa canno ave 2 sc. of the war until we have In In thli country a that haj the confidence, not ol one party but of the whole peoplt. That la requell 1 maVe that oy iou e nces at tome are 'wSatth -who" 'are nol many IEHt UV rovlnces tione almost Ihe whole ol ie-100 000'.men required under the cl'wouid be raised; Iherc Is Ihat hlilly; I'do nol say It would occur. biB Is certain, however: no elarter i Western .Canada who Is not re-, ulred In Ihat country In pursuits tbol re necessary lor tho succcsslul pro- ecutlon ol the'war will bo eiempled fi-'ariT-ot tho bbardB appointed, un- ess'the1 board should he dominated o'y i'ea" who would display favorltlEiri li Inditldual5, and- r hope' that .will ot'be.: the-case. Ltrttt. Ihe'amendment njo-fed oy honorafc'Jileader, .1 Into-the "Liberal'doctrine. '1 did: not -_- 'Vnt'-- doing their narU nol While aOlllIf; L1LI.-1I i many are giving handsomely to me Red Ciubi ir.d iii-, I'lirisllo lund. everybody Is not ilan'y.are not. doing. anything: to maintain our position In this war. It-theyCwUl not do their 'duty voluntarily, then let us force tht'so shirkers' to through wlt'i Booil to with gooil tho public treasury. iniierit 'my Ubefallsm, but'7 becama pCjuaaMiofj it because or niy liiEn Wlllrld Laurlsr back in the days when 1 Arst commenced to lako aarl'nUrest in public nflslrB. I iDvei-and-'refpect him, have, to do BO. been' an Meal lo me In many respects, but in Ihta' particular mallei-- ratly diSer-wilh .him. 1-believe tht In be an absolutely A Nalijhal In cloElng, I.wlih to'elye to .what beioiir I lUnV il U m 'nienl-repTesMtttlTa pt all all least ot the war. In speaking I-wlah to make relerence to' labor and agri- culture .especially--''-I null" appreci- ate the attllttde-tialvthe, lateir men lake In IhU, matter otj.opliBcrlrUon. In my own labor men are'de- maniilng what Is. epnBcrtp- .lloh ol .wealth." fled to have II there Is stliuit in of the war at any a government that shall bavi the confidence people, thai will prottcute war to a successful laaue, a goyeminent that v.111 not ta party but will be for the atale entirely and all the lima, if we havt a government of that Kind from now on until.the cenclualMi of the war, many of the problems that face UB will wived; much ef dla- conJ that exlsla will away. 1 think I have made my position clear I am in lavor ol conscription became I Ihlnk It IE the only poaathle melhod we now hare lelt.of provM- Ing relnlorcemcnts for our mro at the front. I will support the rneunre and- I will appear belore my people and defend, my' course..' 1 am Batlsned Ihat from their record since com- mencement ol to.the- 1 present they'will endorse Ihe attitude which I take with the view of. doing I everylblng possible to aialtlilB carrT-.- Canadlan serrlce to'and.ffpm'Scot-rr for.relaHTH nrr- Irienda bool f ANCHpR-DONALpSON; LINE Fin InformaUcm from any; R.R.-or- S a aientoT H.E. W, npt Tant the men who, I feel, in.BetlicUng: their duty at Ihls time; VIA; CANADIAN PAQinC FARE AHO ONE THIRD 'coiMOr I I r within UiiconflneB only two' large refused .to' "go under a voluntary bys- "centres, am quIle'.Bale they mnsl EO Bndertsoms Baying lhal 11 has sent, al men linen-to the-frost. In the city; where forward under a system of: conEcrlp li'rejide p.lxwli men hive been I n'onigoto' Ihe fronl and perform their I- _il_l-_; J_n I T. D, t_ _w tA 1 "anything elw but back up theat. lnii In this war; Fany .nd-we'ltcpe they will participate-In ttood on.-tht aiVe liberty, Justice and democ- to'and'io thfirduly to thalr- ncy.'and ,to Ihe domluBtlon CIGARS atfcutd. Be 'Retlttration. h'aW. been to make sng- as lo'the Mil. I should like to maVe some now, bitiMr.o there are I some' laulla to be fonnd wllh tho bill aa 1 hate eiamlnerl II., I think there are'many riien-whb'-wonld be required lo IhlB conntry, farm laborers, railway en.'fnlncrs and Ih6 like, who' would ttacrlblng it, the term that Is. dalle. because 1 think that lend ael forth real lo We'-must iiaveTi'laiiallon .lhal the Made for the Wett MbimxcAi.. lorrnBiiuii "ii (Very wnnlrj-, BhoaM bat B Kown I cer tahV njitt I oa.hl toWand a'notli'eV Man !lrV mart nWjll Wrwart aiid i Mr, MelghenV One can inolhor rfr rtilmhw pt q lit. that may tie f i ting "tfTelr dulyflhcy And 1.1 aro tbe'meri'.yhp' ere jlilrk- thai are-unrlergo- ;