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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ifcje toevalb WEEKLV subscription 'Rates: Daily, I'cr wcofc Dally, delivered, per year Dally, by mail, pel' year Weekly, by mail, per yeir .Weekly. Uy mall, per year 10 I .H-6C- ..52.01) TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial OlHco W. A. pear cd_ilrc-ss label. 6-u-e of after cur latliority to continue lh3 ,ub tton. Kino .ind Country M't. right' THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The capture of D-gdad, whleu W3 momentarily .expected ing. and the announcement of tame through on Sunday, is t -liant rtimai to the victorious E' General Maudo and his forces Efter the capture ot Kut lesE than two weeks ago, made 110 nltempl to de- Jend Bagdad, hut have retired to more defensible potions beyond, the ball ot Bagdad is a serious blow to nanci vouM r.lory In'llio tag of C.5I.G. ,ls name, rather than A.H.C. at the .nil of n letter. To make our position clear lo A. wo do not hesitate lo repe.it .list we arc unalterably opposed lo ilhcs; not for party reasons, because both parllevs have- becH utility nonsense, but because wo object to recognition of a clmracler that floe.- not synchronize with democracy Is- loq much titled lu this country now. We don I hereditary Win I" Canada eilhor Lei men he csalted for their persora will, u title but with th respect nnd esteem ot their fellows We might excuse, this title. Iraslnes It was based on merit, on sclenllc educational achievement, sple Id military service, or unselfish ai evoled public service, but when ansely exalts wenlih parly favo and larecly overlooks Uie- me ere really the foundation of tl country, the men who have nchlcv through si-Ience. educ tlou benevolence or real public s vice, we don't ivant it recognized Our correspondent imagines It unpatriotic to denounce and ridic titles. Wo can't say that Glansto Asrmlth evtr denounced lilies, If THE LKTHnniPGR "Ul'ATKKK e a Ihe Turkish-position ol predorai- in tie near- east, with ILe Rus of the Till shortly in tlie hands of "the allies. The French have -mada some Im- and again. That means I were opposed to in system. There arc in a real democrat and true trien'd ot. Ihe people, declined royal recognition. Only recently John Roberiiori, of Toroalo, a man duila worthy ol recognition because o[ his activities in charitable causes and his prominence in many public [movements, refused n Utlc. H it to1 the title system, then It Is disloyr' to refuse such an honor from ih'c. King. Under such circumstances we prefer to be milked as disloyal, olonp wlih Gladstone, Asqiillh, Mackenzie and John Floss Itohcrls'on, rather than U.NCLB SAM: "Jusl'walt until hs'ultea me, and thon see me Jump ,im with both In the Toronto Telegram.) STOUT Loves a Fat Man. Of course, tKere are "fat men- and fat men" but, there s no reason on earth wny any man, no matter what his weight, can't look trim and: smart.7 Bros, designer will lliril ;for Ki'ny no mailer liow'initny his po'iii'nLs, no 'iiiattqr l.iow ..greiil- his clothing diliicultics may have Uccii in the Suits, Twenty-five to Thirty-five Dollars CREIGHTON BROS; Tailors to "Men CCH Thivil Aye. S. Also 126 Eighth Ave. B., Calgary. King's Kxpress iuitl DRAYINS OF ALL KINDS Plitiiiie Wifl OFFICE AT ARCADE HOUSTON'S AUTO LIVERY doled and for country IMpi. We pltal cilli. Quick C Hurry calif ti' promptly. ul DAY OR NIGHT Phofte 1206 k jMrtacl In Chsmpagne, gains Wbioh and Jolm rtoss -Ou to be a tiUe shipper r Ancre. "e ago the London Morning Post, and surely fully equipped to defend themselves against attacks ot submarines. PICKED UP Major J..SHIes Lansaia onto, was hilled -III action. Of Tor-, So far 2000 Canadian luiUaus'' [joined the colors. I Waite, once a promlnenl cit-J Win. Chubb, Quebec's controller Izeii of I'icton, died In Toronto, insurance, la dead. seems lo 'p. FRIEND TIT'LE BUSINESS Lelhhridge, March 5. 1917. Enilor LelUlridse Hereld. your lie itn [n-t I wilK' ronsideraole disgusl ridiculous collection of bar-room puns and cheap- profanity written 1U el 'A.B.C." >r'of age- it as an many vrords iraeT I. W. W. style by that wel known public bore who signs initials H. F. G. The.ony eiplana Uon one can think of.as to why the Lethcridse Herald should ur.derlaic to nublish such drivel 15 that this pool-room sport H. F. G. must have hard up for a fresh neck shaie hat titles wre peddled 'about for a cast 'consideration, and that the price WES higher on-Ihe eve ot a general election, meaning that titles were sold to 'raise -parly' funds. If Canadian parties need election funds, let them encourage'-' railroads- lo -build more branch- lines, -and accept help "from such a 'source, rather than elevate cerialri Canadians of wealth lo the nobility. Graft from the railroad tha builds a branch, line will indirectly help the people" far more greatly than a peerage for a millionaire. The ver A naw city over has been opened at Orlllla. LI. W. C. Ross, son of Hon. W. R. Ross, late of Fernle, has ueeu wound- cd- Alei. Moore, flh old employee ol the Hudson Bay Co., died at Swan River. Man. Ontario will impose a penalty for listening. to telephone conversations on a party line. _. -Dr. Edjrar D. Tlan-Tson, one most widely-known phyclclans In lias lings counly, died at.hts home of arlerlo-schcrosls. I j liecn hard up for a fresU necK snaie p.nd a new celluloid collar, and that vour paper must have v. Laid up for polilicar If H paid him anything for such stun. I have I noticed from lime to time the curious I i remarks in your paper against the 1 qbite satisfactory BrttiEh system 01 rewarding- prominent people wun titles for" services to their country, lilies cosling-the country nothing and I f lianc of no inconvenience vthatevcr to vdu or the real oi us. Juit--wliat 1'i'l's that is -wrong with this quite democratic system, or what demnc- ticy really consists. what It.ls ih'at -worries yon so mncb, you have never taken the trouble to tell. One tacl that' an English paper' ot Ih character. of Ihe Post insin nate therefore. Buds thlsc- Buds'it difficult lu.sympa- rnisD wiUi your' ant'c-Brillsh "senti- ment and your frequent slurring; re- lerenccs Tvithout reason to British -institutions. Vour peculiar Ideal that yon so raucll worrv about titles must of course, In your opinion, be nil the fault of the government, the Canadian government at that. A3 a Canadian ci.tizen you arc surely Canadian Liuien jvu Dl raample-Imdced, Vour paper publishes its usual nn 'patriotic' Eentiments it seems a pity tnat-EOme real Liberal .supporter! can nit'persuade you lo realize the fact that during the last Liberal regime th'eie were more titles conferred on liberals, owing lo the Unpth ot time th'c Liberals were in power, lhan ever liere conferred on any Canadians In all the remaining history of Canada tint together. Do not forget do not forget that your presenl cash" proves that titles, ana especial! are largely given to men of no other reason than they have wealth. Such a system is undemocratic and should he aban- doned; All goVernments and all par- lies are to, blame for the existence of -Because the Liberal government created knights and peers going to prevent us from.declaring, that Canada should recognize m.eu and women on their mEriU, and'iioL by elevating them lo fciighthcod, or the House ;ot. Lords. Miraham Lincoln and William Ewarl higher In the -world today, without, titled' distinction, lhan any titled man In history. A peerage doesn't elevate Sir" Hogh Graham or Sir Mai Attkln to any higher place in Hev. John pf: Sask- and Revl J- H. I.- Joslvn, of each .have five in khaki. _ The DiiKe of Devonshire. Canada's governor general, will another trip to Ihe west this year, likely dur- ing the summer.. l. Toronto city council pensioned Governor Chambejs and .Deputy Gov- A motion to abolish the yslem was'voted down-in the 0n nrlo Legislature.''; A grain elevator to .cost JIOO.OOO U o ho built at Port' Stanley'on Lalie Erie.' R. A. IHSB! M. P" charges thn Eome female factory hands lu Wlnn peg only draw ?4 n week. i has-been ahlins rromcii Ib hold clylo ma'ybr.-'alierman or co troller. .._. "Alice Mackoy, aged twenty, youn er. daughter of Timothy Jln'ckcy Blddulph township, ulcjl from inlurl received in the destruction. 'Km her father's farmhouse." er mayor of Ottawa, may got lljs osition as head of the proposed, new ureau of'Municipal 'AftilrJs in pn- rlo. Tho proposed prolilblllon Icfilal lion lu Mlnuesoln has been killed. suited the large department store of Preatons, Limit- Sudbury, containing stock val led ill i New Brunswick Liberals will opei 's-cnts tor W. E. Foster, prospective remier, and B.-S. Carter, who I, anled for Minister of 1'ubllc Works Thc Hamilton branch of the Orgo zalion of lleaources unchlnB a Garden Club and urBiu eople to grow their own vegetables Tho Mayor ol Milwaukee1 preside ver a mass meeting lo tirotcs gainst the protection ol America lips. nattier lace Iho enemy i- German Soldiers' escape into llollan Vhere they Hell of extensive revol lonary propagamla illnoiig the Ge iian troops. The forhialion.of a nrllish ar division to to cpmpoaeJ largely roung clergymen" has been BUgBeslc as clergymen have recciv circulars asking them lo accept sltuuiciiis lo Government work. (re than Tho "lloy.-il'lBank, ot Conaila at utlagu "Cuba, ha.i nsktd for cllon for (ho American Sugar 113 at. Banli Ana. -In which 11 alms an .Interest to the amount ol, John''A liuckncll. for icn yoarfii iicrvlsdr of Ihe Canada Life Ofllcc-1 'Detroit, died iu Wimlsor Hospital, lied 5S- lie-broke his anklo two ecks ago while .ciirliiiK, niul pneu- qntn .Jk'yploued 'A1 few dayB ago. I T 0. Smith "is'Siim; Ihe Campbell -j oril Uoard ot 'Education. Thoy ask- d him toTffllgn.aB principal of tho llgh School. He. claims that did not leap the termination ot his conlrael. Wclland Board of Trade Is nskinB hn Department of Itallixays and once for n cannl mil river system from the Idol of, Ontario to Montreal to conform vith Iho KUip Canal I" capacity. i SALETY FOR DUTCH SHIPS j The Hague, via" iJJiidon, liar. 3. Eoycrnincnl -MB Lcon-no'llllciiifr Germany that (rom 15 absolute safely can be M- silrtd tor 5hippInB throush he North Bea channel we.stof neumark, through which (rjns-Atlnnilclrnfflcniustpass. DRAWING bfkiiuls c. P, fl i Olllce Frelghl UOVcrnur nun emor Wilson ofi the jail at ?IMO and J1000 a year, 'respectively. John Terry has- resigned as sec relary of the Ualt Puhlle Scnon Board alter 20 years' service. Artbu Mcllean succeeds him. Dr Rose, W.P.P. for Nelson, propos cd In the LcEtalature that B. NC should provide a home for aged an destitute prospectors, who had Oon so much to develop the province. ot Uie Children Aid" Society for a Juvenile Cou Judge of Alderman S. J. McLarie jva unanimously endorsed by the Ga city council. An has heen pass- ed bringing under complete Federal rate control the C.N'.R. Pacific lines and branch lines of Ihe system In Alberta and Saskatchewan. Thc Montreal Belgian Relief Com- mittee is aniious to correct a false Impression that cargoes Intended for "4 B C" can worsmp uie the relief ot the starving people of Just as much as he desires; ;hat-shis j Belgium are being stored In Bntsh business.. As for us, we ore _ the system, moralcg, noon and night, i Thc nrlUsh noard of Trade has re Sheriff D'Avlgnon. ot Essei county, ho died "last week, belonged-to a oted French-Canadian He "as a grandson of ihe.Marquja De fought' for. (ireat' in in the war of 1S13. .J Mrs. Arthur Free is under oncc at Scetey'a Hay, a email weniy miles north of Kingston, 'fi9r lusband, Arlhur Free is mlflslng and a coroner's jury is the cause of the death of'''Mrs. Hatllc ilill, an aged willow who i'Tpd. threa miles fi-om Scclc-y-.s Ray and '.whose mutilated body was found v, on her farm by Mrs. Free. Tho Saskatchewan government hE] mnointcd a returned soldiers em the Tjorld-ihan' the 'people 'who know them are prepared lo allot'them, and they are certainly not willing lo give nese'tVo Lord's a higher rank In their c-ollmallon than John Rosa Robertson. B. C." can worship the tilled appointed a returned soldiery e ploymcnt commission composed follows: LleiiL-Governor Lake, FIoi JI- Martin. W. H, Wllloughhy, LA., Mr. Justice .'Elwou'd. .lion A. DunaliiK. 0. E. SlcCrnne I P., Saskatoon; Lsvl Thompson, Wolselcy; Hon. 11. M.'Mitchell, s ,.A.. D. J. Map Creek; W. W. Davidson, Mooso Jan S J. Uilla, Govan; D. Cowan, I aDH OO not iiiai juu. long ago saw fit lo accept one of these very: titles lhat worry you -ID mucli. Do not po. carrying you Imagination EO far for political pur lib'ses, and yon will give your reader! riic impression that the party is EL liard up tor political material. If In eccentric opinion !s any Toom tor worry as" to whether Cana- lii'ans ought to adopt I. W. W. ideals or. side with our own institutions, we c r now and forever. liaicd 1U restrictions upon Import o _ __ _ canned apples -from permij George. Hoadlef Is worrying abojllltinE onehalt ot the. Importation an election during seeding 'lime. .If P16- George 'kce'pa on talking It xvlll be harvest .time tefore the Legislature Or- SlOC WHO OUT rally think we prefer our own. i Youi3 trjly, n C. ElronB views In (avor o( titles, who Is1 nfrald to'sign' his name. Evidently f he is not so proud oi his opinions as to advocate them in the open. One ILIng ahout Gadsby. a'jd that he doesn't hide behind the firel ,Mbr.ep letters ot thj alphabet. Abuse ot i Isn't an argument. Gadshy's i usnilly hits Yhc spot, and it Theodore Roosevelt refuses lutfly. to debate peace, war, religion, anything ifi'lacU on the public plst torm Tfilh William Jennings Bryan. n l Buch a rjTopoaitioii'wa's made and Ihel3'-----......----. I treated it In this Chief of 1'bllco; wa: .arher shops liccTised. He llcgca that un5c3lralil8 persons ar conducting to-called lady- barber shops and supervision. Is necessary. Millions of colds vnth wet feet, whicKcoyld and should be prevented by wearing rubbers. Every 'shape and: size of .shoe can (se trimly fitted, and made to last great deal longer, by a pau- of rubbers bearing one of these Trade becn lei) receiver general at gina; j. Smith. Moose Jaw; J. Moose.Jaw; Dr. A. McG. Sas- katoon; William Knox. Prince Al- bert; .Malcolm Ilcnilersou, North Bat- llcfonl; Lev! Heck, Yorkton; ;W. Jones, Swlfl C. P.' Moore. Weyburri; -jl. O. Smith, Rcgjna; S. p. Reglna; Styles; He- Elna; Jamea.liablilrk, .W, C. 'J.VF- Cslrns, Jas.' Clinksklll, Sjska toon- J. Pascoe, lloosc Jaw; A'. W. JHyberry, lloosc Jaw; K. C. Jaw: A. B. Stevens. Jlooad C navls, Asiuilh; Itoaetown; C. R. Ji'qrth Dattlcford; n. 0. l.aiirleT Ililltleford Win- Il in succession 10 the lato Henry certaiiny ha1? hit "A. U. C." letter do so in c'iT policy of refusing to El'velpnco to Istler.i unless pisned by the author. Our reason for breaking liiis rule, W do not hcsilate lo jay. i? (o lei I.ciiibri'lge know that it has phallc, clear cut language: "I cannot accept your proposal of the because I regard It as nasle of lime to detalc non-debatable To debate with .MrJ Bryan his vjews against national preparedness vould, In my lutlgmcnl. he predscly on a par with debating the undeslr- abilily of monogamous marriages, or the morality of palrlollsm, or the adrantaEe of Iho rtf-introduc- tinn of "sisTvcr'yi or of the right of Judges to accept tribes from suitors, or-the duly of submission lo Ihe dl- of or the propriety years, having Joined Iho staff as clerk In 1875. acor ills ironor W. J. Wylle, Esteriin; A. Patrick. II. Turner, F.prlngsldc; 'Chevalier Maple Creek; Peter Wiley Howson, Kcithern'; John Lov> Swift Current; D. W. Adam'and F. D. Judson, Prince AlhciL JACQUES CART1ER" "MAPLE LEAF" "DOM1NIOK" Canadian Consolidated Co. L1MTC5 _ !s tifiiiiiv'' 'Handle furniture up jo 25flP Ibs. COAL 'C. 0. D. Office F Son Hotel Rclldcnce' jhope pay ir. Night. Diy p'alaee Conl.cliari. ery 663 irjac, S86 The rtp Ulo UK (Jyllnticr.-. Sevcn- p.issenrcr vi Dcsl stnd mofl conlforUhlc cars :r the Gjiy-to in. COUNTRY TRIPS L1MITC5 iltcUm. .1 tmt i M ic EXECBTIVl Off ICES 'MUTUAL, 5EVM LAKE. DM8-MTE KMOrACTOMK nAJTTS IK 21 "JilVICl" MJUKUli H vi'.hlr'iis midst a -levoul admirer of of acllon such tint of Ilcnedlct Jf.vorsr we are quite sure- Arnold." for "Tcdrly. GEO. WHELAN fPhonelllSl [LETHBRIDGEJ THE GREAT WEST ;