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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 5, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Wediiesday, March 5,1913 THE LETHBRJtPGE ^�,AILY HERALD ft Hon. Mackenzie King Calli For Discussion of Navy Ifjppblem The following letter which appeaT-�ed In the Ottawa Free Press, written. hy Hon. W. L. M. King, Is wortby'ol! 'being read by everyone: Editor Free Press;-In ono of your .Conservative contemporaries 1 noticed that an account of a meeting of the Ottawa Reform Association held Wiednesday evening begins as follows: Tha cruel electorate may have deprived Hon. Mackenzie King of the opportunity to do It in the House of Commons, but that h� Is going to speak on the payal problem anyway' was evidenced iby his views on that subject expressed at a meeting at the Otta-wa Reform association's headquarters last night. To the reference to tlie personal Jncldeni; in connection with the gen-'cral election of 1,911 in this paragraph I. have no exception to take, but to -the point of view to "which the paragraph glvqs expression and which, unfortunately; la one too generally ac-iio�pted In regard to public affairs, I i^lShould like: to say jtist a word. The Inlplication; Is that merahe-rs of parliament are tlje only persons who rbave a riglit tp. speak on questions i^tfeotlng tHe government and prob-ilejns of a dountry. To my mind this At an altogether erroneous point of flliew, and 6ne the too ready aooept-'ancft of which, through apathy on the jpart of the general public, is respon-�'ulble for most of the errors in leglsla-:tlon, and such evils as arl&e through �Incompetent' and corrupt admlnlstra-Won. ;| A member 'Of"Parliament is In a .(position of'special privilege and ad-*ant^ye, but th^ position thus ac-�boxiei Ti^itn by no means rolleves every oltlMnv of. a country of a duty .Whlohi-be flW^fl to the state, which is ^ia 40>J)Ib utpnost to see that it Is tightly- governed, and to speak out !iafir}�pfi|y w^iere he believes excep-(.tlon |hould be taken to proposed acts I'ot' administration, or to a course of poljcy'Which, If persisted in, will '|>rove injurious to the welfare of the ]�duniry he loves. r i An Intelligent public opinion can., loply'ibe; forrapd throughvthe greatest iSreedora of (Uscugslon, and this la just 'AS necessary, If not more necessary, outside than within the halls of par-i^Jlarnqni!- . : V There ha* not been In the history |0t Canada 4inc^ Confederation a time iwhen; the need tor discussion as a '�means of onllehteiiing pU'blic opli\loi\,-jwas greater thftn'it is .at the presenliij jmomopt, In regard, to this very ques-'tlon which the above quoted para-gra'ph refers to as "the naval prob-ijam'.ir Hike Ull problems.of moretliaa, ^ordinary magnitude, Us full bearings fereittot -easily discernible,, and their plgnlflo'ftrioe ^tlH less easll? grks^ifetl? � TrSe^iVerape peVson'in Oanadfi:. to^ day who has given any thought to the ciuesilon Is-^ot 'the:oplnion that, parliament "Is dlso\ipsIng whether Canada Bhoul^ or should not help the Mother Cqimtpy beqaup^ ,pf ,an.�mergeney.and �whether this lielp should ,ta_k^ /the formpffft-contfjjutlon of three ba^ttle^ phlp; 'fti^'aioost^ of^f85,000,000, or whe^. jhflr(*Xfs*8UPV Should be expended on 0at{a^)aa,^ii^yal service, as unanlin' ourfly, tigreed'fto'^^by the ftousocif'bom?; m^B In'M^roh, 1909. . ' _ , ."VyiVt'tojia not .become appartot, as frflt^-Jja.tij'e-ml..'natur* of thejifo-� pOBa^&^^W^olf. the-.'government Is evl-. of this consequence. It will _ become ^appalled,al; the tljc^ughti  , -' But thiit Is noti all. ' What'is Involved in the other part of Mr. Borden's proposal? These ships are to be owned by Canada, but fwr an in? deflhlte period of time are to pasB wholly bSyond the control of Its government and parliamcjiit. No hint Is given as to where.: tll^ymfiiy be stationed or into what .kindV,of international' diincultkp they'''':%ay be drawn. Conflicts to which Bhglftid Is a party- may ariS?K/.ijtt;,^European theatres out of Intethatijpiial-.: flillances formed for European^ reasons solely, but which concerii ,� prlmtttUy the ally o-r Britain, and''5ttt'Britain herself. Is it conceivable th?,t Britain being drawn into^iBueh conflicts, these largest ships of wWwould not become her chief fighting:(.Jnp- othfep hands. Mr. Borden Jjlw^fl^f Ifi Raying at the present ^Ipie tjjat CwJftdp. should do nothing of a'RerP>�n4ht.nature in the matter of IgiperJflil'n^Val/'defence till sho has,a, vojc^-i^'thsi'lisufefe that determine peace.'and. war, .Sut what Mr. Borden is proposing tg dp is the very thing whicK llejj.a^4s pljbnld not be,^ don�, 'By-the-'gkti.iBf i*b6 three largest" battleships In t|ie' V�rid to the British Admiralty/ Me commits Canada Irrevopaibly to any and every conflict that may arise, into which these dhlps may be brougjit, and places it wholly ijjqyond tt(e-'BOW?r .of the, Canadian, ;p^ll�tn0fl)(rI.tc(;,;�xerclse ^iiys control; i^hou'ld 't}i^PQ ]):'e^l5l course of policy or action of;'^nloh the people of; Canada dOj-not approve. But, if the^pofi'slble mlsojif^f ended here l.t, would b,ei byno nje|ins as bad as it Is. European'rlyalrleB in arrai; nients are carried ;on with sreferenqe 'tfcil'.�$TatIve> str^^'fete.: Wit W,'jpfertlcular awas. ' Mr; Chufohlll.-nh'e Wfst Lord of the Admiralty, made thai quite p^ain-when, on bel\tilf' of' the people of Canada, he assured b-armfny that England's bullflingr of warsHlp.s 'would follow; a-deflntte',' t�tlo 'to; .bfi ;4lmlnl8h-. efl.fts Germany,'aiaiKnlslieB'Hers. Cat)!*; |M6Bpat(ili$a' wtftjtd 'leUd'' tis^to' bclieVfe '.that'this line oi j^pllfcjf.mVy be pro--.ducMve ot'gop^'^tfBUKs-lf^'iptt t�) work' itself outvJ i_ '  '> ' � ' I But 'tIi#-1argeE"T5a;ttlesIflpp^ In the; woHd ^are- a �oonHlderatlott' to which rival nations canTrtdt'^be; exjiected'tb * Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Hargrave this afternoon on an extended trip to England and the continent, . ift * a Rev. A. Gr. Cameron has returned from a visit in Calgary and Macleod-.- � .f- CJ . - . ----- Miss-Angle Bawden, v,'ho has been on an extended visit to Kingston, present in son do not set down as far as last season, and accordih.^ly small coiffures will be popular. CLUBS AND SOCIETIES deiitly/ttehti.'on .forcing through .p6.T- , ......... l}am4ntV^'Sn^^'^tt^e' serious natur�-of i and Mr. Asqulth, the'i^Mmler.'bfEng-thiw'jbbh^aavqno^a to th.&"Dominion [ land, Infomied-lhe brWlsh Ipmrllament' 1/ if/fiiri*lea...,.^ /^'e^iyMi?. BoV46n broug;ht dpwn the,  go%i5'mwent''lJf(fp6eftl8'ln the House of Coj^nJ(5i|B,ot;i Pec. Sth he said: "iSv-fir�JD^fiiijyBii,ylll'realize in seeing .or rejldlp^ ;6J:-itlidBo ships that they are Ji glfft'i'n:v.ly^leh-lie has partlclpated/> an.3,.tbe'lhiiiresBlon left in the public inl|id";.V^H that 'Canada, rightly or 'w-ron|^l55"''*;r�B:pToposIng a gift of three ib-;a^i':eme)?|i!en9y. �e^xlBts, an out-and-o\^i-l^lftiifrlithiiUt Hmltatlon or restrfc-tj05i''dfeaAy:^)r(n^ils,-,to my mind, the ptJIfPP WJ^X'Of'meeting it, and In this �Qfi^^(l|lOI^;a;;fgjft.pf money to be us.ed-W^MhieoVernment In a. man-ji�ir',-'tif|j|pti Vj}l-;iao8t effocUvely help Ut 9? � ^{tU|^tlq&) Is preferable to a fi;''3f-�BhlpavN^''-.X.7 ^iili'ltiv appears* from Mr. Borden,'s ipi^ft�^;(rfKPhrirgjlfty evening last that th'ei)il5'syp3.aJPP'?iot,to be 4 gift, but To quote do not shall' pftss -g(mrhfa�nt. Our proposal lB'^at'"tbeBQ/p^lps-shall be in the OVR^I�li,lP^i i9? Canadian people." N^fe }>9re*'''is > jvliolly-different^ sltua-^1 oi)�MSJW^f |r\U|i>t Wttl poaslbllltttB' ' uf^ppmlntbn Of a far-reaohlog and a&t.^B^'to.-'b'e^ the iiaturo of thase * JTp-ii�a,lp- UB6 Mr. Borden|fe iSireT^^.'in-W .speech-of Dec. .5th,: 'l'B|i^\\ytU;;l3,^'#-.thr9e piost vo^i-tlBsJjJPsM^ the world.'.'v.iJl^^t. H � .t{iCm||�| ph^t. Oii^iRg^a, ,tti,ii: �jiaU^tWrt .oduntrir, "Aotiy'^tit :fic-^ 5:^sioom?i- tile %%a?f Mt; jd^:RUfWd^'8,>�i jn.' m iia{!.e^>r�'iitfl|jir�tk,>.: .worjd,;,' asks that the8�' sblp^ ^h^ll .Vtlie pl|itc-a6.. Wu'^t'tJon l,n Europe or- el�6*hepe--mi^i^' critical than It Is. But,',t^ev'owjifer�hlp; of the largest liatlKahlpJI^lf wb�td,-by n nation which-pjirta"willh thetp-^ionlrol, se'rlqua^ -_................ . con-; s^quinoes of; n^Klnd.vui^paratleled In, th� history 'gf ijils co'urilpy.^. ,' i � Is'It too mjich to jf6penl"w}jp,i I said-at," tUiB. beglfinlJis; of-.t^la'!. cojnnlunloft-ti:on,;tbat dlScjifigloji on 'a 'fpilrse Of ioUcJt, ,yIilchT4}iyoiv*i5X>)ifoBsiy^ C6nse-; flU'Mi.V%ftJ:P)fl^^^^^ flnd' eiibVesslon at t4 statement 01 H on the part;......,, seek to dlsohJE^j tkvfttsl 'ftlfty of a -oltlzen? " ^\ ^ > Ottawa, Vti),,^^, 1018. ' . . Ontario, is visiting at Toronto cn route home. � � � * Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Kelson expect to sail fronr England, where they spent the winter, about the sixth bt eighth of the month on their return to Lethbridge. Tickets to the, "Olivet to Calvary" cantata; which will be put on by Wesley choir under the direction of Mr. George Mitford,.-'3|te now on sale at .Jackson's drug'Store, M. K. Kaake's and Mitford >&..'Cb.'s oilicc. � ,'* Kindly.bear in mind lliat Saturday is "Tag Day," when'you will have an opportunity of assisting in the establishment of rest rboms in the basjiment ol,Kjiox cliurdi for' girls in the city away, ftpm homo. Tlie project is most Co.n)mendable and surely 'deserves your'-'suRPOrt.' The Wpman's''A'tixiliarj- of St. Au-gustin's cliurch field-a splendidly attended business mbeliing yesterday af^ ternoon, some tweuil-y ladies being iii attendance. THeUadies decided to. hold their sale:M ^Children's clothes and home-made;"cooking and candy' left'! on the Sat.urtraj^'; ..preceding Easter Day,'instead,,of-;ot;i..the date originally announced. j,V....- The committee^. ; f^r the sale were arranged yestferdaf'S's follows, other names possib,jf.-*|.o._.;be added later:' " jPantry TaiiH-ti^tS. Nimraons, Mrs. "N, HiginlJOthSiv^Mrs. J. C. Han-rahan, Mrs, 'Wl'lliftti't' and Mrs. J. B. Ross.  � Children's '^CldlSes Booth-Mrs. '.J;. W, Bawtlen, ^^t's^ir;:c. G. Harvey, Mrs, J, Vi Dooley'aifd" Miss Bawden. i. Afternoon "Tea Tables-Mrs. Rattotfcf. Canning, Mrs.' J,,'F. Hamilton, Mr,?. Raworth, Mrs. G-. R'. Tinning, Mrs^ .loseph Jackson, Mri3. Bentley, Miss Mi.ss Hfelen McKiUop, who has ^een^ Rwayne, Miss Dawson and Miss Bar^'-ill for some time past, is at present assln. . spending a couple of weeks with Mis^ The W. A. will hold a special sew-Phyllis Hlginbotham. Miss McKillbp,. '"g meetoig .^tj^pjbn l^tiday att^^^^ though still confined to bpd, is pro- noon, wlieh as''lttW as possible are grossing favorably. * �  Mrs. T. G., McNahb's whist party last eveiiing was a affair. Seven tables were urged to attend. The Companions .of the Forest proy-,rn,..f ,ioU.rt.tf,ii. sd Ideal cntertalners at their dance , � in Unity Hall .last' evening. Some i auaii.. ,3uveii. uttuie:* were made up. �,,. \ - . ' V ,. � ,.: Miss Mvrtle Perry and Mr.- -MacLeod eighty guests wem m attendance ami winning- the trophies, while the con- f floor,-good music and excel- solations went to Mrs. Leader and lentsupper menu.were features, that Mr. Davis. Delectable vi^ndBvwero,:.w^'tJj?,�i^l^^tharoug^^^ served at the card tables, the hostess being assisted by her sisters. Miss Myrtle P.erry and Miss Lola Pertjcj i Miss Preston and. the students of the' Domestic Science class-.will' bo at home in the Manual Training �Jits. Uhswdrth', 'Mrs. T. Arnold; Mrs. Carter and,Mrs. Morden were j.the committee, to whose efforts a girea't part'of tne*guccoss was due. The Luther fLpague of St. Pa,ul's First Lutheran church will meet at school, on Wednesday evening, March lf\fS,^:?'U|' ^'^"^ 12th, to the members and-ex-membersj '"^ at, citht 0 ciocK, f/Vf�ni,-^p']n�? ^of .*hV''\T^I,tfal Lenten service wj^rbe held by St. a.nd the pnnwpal of M "^1 .p^-^j,^ First. Lutheran' church at lff09 Traming school, the inspector and; gixth-Ave, S., at eight o'clock this; the superintendent and their wyes^ whea.^cSdigr Grant will de, .-uiteen. (jjy^j ,in address oh "The Fifth. \Yora; from the Cross." ^ Dinner will be served at. six-l tiler, Mrs.' NTfell; McLachIaii,-.v%aS ''16-, hospital was as lows ,^ ., . . Nuniber of pBttierits, in hospital' fori fol Number of patients discharged^, ' 4wihg Kionth ^ Deaths during the month .......... Number of patients in hospital ' 'at end of month...,...?.............;. Tirinsients discliarged during .the mouth............................... Lowest'number during month.. l;Tighest number during month Daily average during month N.unibei;. ol, hospital...days lor...... private patients .................. 153 Number of hosjMtal days tor . ^ R. N. W M P ....... 48 Number of hospital days for ward patients, paving ............, Number of hospital- days for 'ward patients, free.................. �Total numjWsr of hospital days . tor month .....1228 Number of operations under general anaesthesia........; ............. 36; Nuniber of operations under local anaesthesia...............;......... J^uniher of patients treated in ' * outdoor department ................ 6> Ceiving.' ..... hm- 'iVliticd' hiied.''*ya'crriths.!.Vdittui38a''^eg,'Dning of month............. brighthciSs arid perfunie bve^the �ravf-l.^Ti,ttaiices during month ing room; -the tea table'belftg p'ret^, Transients admttte? during with daftodils and yelte*  ptiidles'. ~ ; - ' month Mrs. McLachlah woi;e'';�i' ddltity; white embroidetbd gown, 'while .Mirs.; Gumming wore a chic French goWri'of-pale bluft-charWeusB-over-cense wi.th' modish .touches, ofcerise , . heavy; lace accessories".  , � . � � * � Sirs. 'Fted Ilick was kept'busy ,-W6l--: coming tire mttny callers; -who came; during the rccenMiig hours yesterday: on the^occasion: of- her .first, at homei day this season. i Daffodils and hyacinths lent a pret-ii ty note'ot color and frigranfte to the dra^fmg room where Mrs. fliok received, wearing a becoming gowa of reseda green silk. - The hostess was assisted'by Mid. W.-A, Bleiiner-Hassctt, who was .wearing a pretty blue sUk,, costunie and black picture, hat. � . Ombra,- the little daughtof of .the home, frocked in brown sUk, admitted the many guests. �The dance, given last eV^cWrig In; the. S.O.E. haU, under  the'-auspices Of the S.0.10. football clubv was A; distinct success-.' Streamers^ m the national and football - colors'niade effective gfitlands from -^thfe -f.6otbaU suspended in the; centre' to tho'cotil-drs >of the hall. ; ' ' ' > Seventy-?lve couples .^rljjped -the light Jantastfo to sttaints-fdiscoutSBll by Gaskell's tour-picce orchestra. A; choice menu Was served at 'the sui)-' per interval, afj;er which dancin)5;was resumed.' : � � So'dcligli'tful Was the/dance last evenlilg,:.th''at the club decided to hold anotjier^on-Eas'ter Monday.; 1 .' 'The;)..:n>^)i;jr'..'c^'frieud8 :,,of-,;JfrS. J.'"!".,' Gi^U^'mt'^wiJl p�s�'et';4o,' know.-'that her; Ulfigs? is , rather' more, aerloiiB than' |.waa at tlrst'thought,-aud she will Uk^ly it)c', confined -to her hom& for 'isome timeit'-., i''^-;;>..'-.� . ..;; ..Mrs. McLennan, of NoblOt. who is' ill with blood poisoning at ."the . Gait hospital, passed a fairly goi^d night; a^jl.-;IB doing, as well as casi;bc expected; , ;. . . Cifowds thronged.' Miss /ip^mcron's' spi'lne.^tnlUinciy bpeiilng'.' ryiostcjrday and today, and many' werd'^tho ad-,miring comimcnts , passed. , 'As, �lse-. where, the bright shades a^b much -In eVldfence, ;partlcul^rly: purplb rose, which Is named after Wilson's daughter. 'I'ho hats - 48 78' the 123 6 123 36 ir 44 092. 335 99 BOOTS FOR SPRING HAVE ARRIVED And in presenting tliern to the critical inspection of the man who is ]>articular about styles and quality in Foot-wear, we want t� call your attention to the extra qualit,y leathers of which these f amons"K" boots are lna L^ylnjsifjn .> told Numberc-fifi'dressings In outdoor |, business." The grcatflst? hug-jbep* > to � depattrntnt .................. .......... 19---,-_,,�i,,at � she was not n suHragette't �^ut^^yaB a sut-fragist. That is, shC! beUpVBSV'ln rsut-fragc,  but not in the' wUitiVnt ^methods employed to enhance .th* !> pauso. Sunday-School Papers and Cards-r| Slic-believes that suKrage woulfl'lielp .....m to a friend, from whom a kindness has been received. _P�rlmpp o^ejpf Khoj; Presbyterian Sunday soliool . (Sgrl).i ! .A; F0IIGI.B. ; I.,ady Suporintendenti The -.nieefcing held last night in Knox chutch under the auspices oftlio -Women's Clirlstian Temperance Union, was largely attended by both do WITH THE evils, nnd that apj^way. �It.^wpiiitl no harm to; try -Itv..,; .-�HW'i'A'.Vn':. Miss Udy rendered .tWo'- vocai,> solos and Mrs. W.-J. .Nplgoti-rgjiye, a .piano solo. � ," A meotiiig \vas hpld ^liiB.,.alte);n6on in Westmirister bhurchi jw-hpye-fi flour-ladies'Rmd feontlom'on, and proves a ishing branch -was oraaitlziBd for'Korth great suciJosji. Rev. T. P.. Perry, of Lethbridgo, and one wiV-1)e lieUl this Wesley: cluirch, presided. His opomng. evening at the hpme of Mrs. J,. Bro-reraarHs.fworo. very trite and sympa- die, 650 11th St., southv .-:../;. thetifc.He.; pointed out the crude ' ' '.beginhmg.'of the organiKatioii, and its rapid gro^Vbli since that time, and ;that its. progress in the future will be largely; due to its aim oE oducat-iiilg 'thB'iiublio mind to tlic abomin-a-,tioU,'.j3isbpaiE';Wft% ',t^^en^ iasked;-.to',;Welcon)6 �And-.-nvtEoduqe;;; .the mam spt^lf^r. Mrs,'' l,ivjngsion, 'picov ,via.ciai" ^rgamzgt-of it,he�,.'\y'.G.T,.i;'., � �; Mrji. 'Livt.ngston'sr addros^ -v-vas. ', a �delightfully �refT^shing .'one., .^oiv./"Wo-j thafr.'thcf;^Vonrien o|,-.':'Qa|}aOa.;!^ad ,.a strenuous battle tg. ^gl)J;'''^ijflJnstt:, the liquarHrafpc, and, imilM.!|'.HyPi'*e '{pU^St: llQ,. i'.ptirflje ufi,fe%f^iy|^.>-Joe expires" -T^rV^H^'i^c/ Sbei; saitl-thft*-l iquos  -w^is-amenace " ' " ' ' ' littlCi to stanilj-ouf rum- and� Its'cOngsqucnt 1 (which might 'be Hgh'ted itt ��^^?-|b# words of explanation br apolO|$it)WUr cause perfectly good friends'itoijjpt'i ap'airt, and lin't It a 'pity;; -e'siiiofeiiy: f when on& remembers- that-'^ijgiiiiii'ln'ft^^^ friendships are not in*de4tt:ft:dij(s'af # that as Bffietsott says: - \-, "A day for toll, an hur forfipin^^P' But for a frl�ptl life is too �horti!*  - ^e on, any vQomnwinlty ,and,sh'pulfl jijadc' unpopular, i i a " \ 41 � A' distmctivo'-appeal wa.5 rajadB bn\ behalf of the - ^ome, "and tho 'genera J " il!ftl.ttO,C9laB.,,'Ehll. ilsc.Ql,li,^oi.,,.slio. saJd.'.bied-aJaclc.'ol stftblUty ,^^^3i' ' self-CQjl|'f9i5-.. aria cqii^p4ue|itly')Vas,, ftj �ej�4tw'4of Ktima'n ty.- -'" ' ';, 'J 0 ^ SWt\ie^' frlsndsKlp dollfi-bta ijl seyviiig, mt H'tlie 6n>,aAty9|ti1�J�ber, an Anglican feoter? li*iJt|a-i,sft]^':oltlnB; tlje paa*-1lrfi#tl>lB anythljis .ep^roa^Jilhir^i^fWt M^ft'dHhlp: m'li)d_____ . never'-ffeUV' "ow.^ an oblfta OF INTEREST TO WoMMN, Si the comnioneBt failures olf motti?)i^ 6iky is the sijf) Of IngratUUdtf/vtlMiii which nothlttgr hurts mor*. ttO'n'5'!>�W 1 fectly trUe a^c ShaMsp�ftr�'i lords'! "Blow-, blow, thou wlnt�r itiaiu. Thou are not to unkind ' ''" ' As man's ingraitltudft." Small indeed \i th� i1JV^; man, ' One of the most /lellcaiA, aieytr Ahd' gentle writers In America; lrf''ij'.ig.'t�v frowsy and very common looking Wo� man. ----� I know another woman with a Ipud,; disagreeable voice, Ind eh� 1(1 bo^ all what that migh): Imply,:,bu.tjrias. 8we�t and modest'as oJW could^wliili;, It is just an unfortunate way,. 'i-^J ' Bleuoubt all the u