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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. MAY 7, 10JQ. Dctalfc r.ijiLtan LK1HMIDM HMALO PRINT. MM COMPANY, LIMITED W A. Tocraace TtttPHONBi and Us atlllude at the Peace 11 Is clear tilt Britain deslrea tbe trlenaliest relations with the United Stales and also Ibat Hii'.alA largely I, sympathy with the Wilson ideal... Coa't lei us Itieietore go oil at halt cock In our judgments on Wilson and Ihe United SiaUs. Prejudice won't help friendly relations. THE RESPONSIBILITY Of THE OPPOSITION .lumMing block in our parlta- vce sovernment treasury, par.lanicnt was system one whlca Im- paiis Us usefulness Is the too literal u.oanlis pbced on tho word qpjMlilon by 11 ese'who arc Xnown as Ibe Oppos Ulcin Ir our legislative chambers. The duly of these gentlemen to Ibeir con- itnuencics and to the nation at large. >I vrhom also they arc the represents- ilei appears lu ihe experience 10 btjm and end with living up to their name v-lth a periliteocy that launch- es on the ridiculous. The Cilsary Alberlan" has siven an euitoriil space and a considerable Quautlly of good and sound common IhrOUgD under Ibe opewllou o! do.rre. lo secure- the usual In- lu comowus today, but was put through on dlvMon. t The main attack was 3- i.ldine who, in rommlttee, object- i to the proposal that should be given control o the ot pipers t" icrlBlloa. -THE PASSING OF R'SPEAKER. syslem bout fair crnse 10 dealins vcIlU the Opposlllon it bas runctioned. bolb at Edmon- ton and in Iho capital city ol the Dom- inion. What the Alberlan baa lo say Is timely and contains tbe argument or iruth. When it comes to tbe con- elusion that. II the work ot our legis- Is to he confined to a crlt- it-ll.-1-fl of tbe administration o! tbe llns. IU.LUB to been broken by Ibe CWrles W. Fisber. be 'fearc AlberU has been Nhusafamill.randanhc.n- ure has out.- which belongs in onc-rous n.both It- might be Speaker. legislative assembly. He has not onV to be rammar with tholes nd procedure of the House., and has to to tie tlEmpJIll" '.pint PI imp.rti.Hly and l.irpl.y to :all members allkt -.'bat constilute. btdcVot In1 the mea.trre aiij Ibe legislation which it Introduces, which certain members OL the legislature defend, and certain other members, and always Ibe sane members, oppose, then it Is doubtful if our legislative machinery Is worth while, li eipresses Ihe consciousness or hopelessness in the present pylla rueutary system, there is not a doubt that there U considerable ground for this, nopelessn'ess in Ibe way honor able members of Ihe Opposition have conducted themselves in the recent session at Ed'monlon, and are conduct- ing themselves in tbe session that Is now on at- bitawa- They bave been Eincsre in one IbinE. that is in the homing ol Incense to the god who Is s of the dated Fund and Audit act- Isasihy debate, tha amendment wai rejected at the evening sitting on a division ot 110 to 59. a government over control ot finances to application 01 closure. Sir asserled that the government sovernmen going to to some jenUemes Torooto; eallaiable no doubt. over immense tumi of money, wl ch they could use1 "wllhout any parlla uieutariau. Jurisdiction. am ho said, "Ihat honor able gentlemen should bring such a measure." Toronto were P FA lICKED DP IN MASSING KOHTUK BUSY MAN rtlOQiaS aSSCl LCU, uauv had not taken Ibis step until obstruc- tive tacllcs bad developed'among the opposition .leader that Sir Thomas bad ptayed pol- itics in accusing the opposition of be- ing opposed to government ownershlp- The experience ol the maritime prov- inces under government'ownershlp; h. said was that no branch lines had teen built In 60 years. I a late hour the bouse, on a dlvls- ol 110 to 60, rejected amend- me'effect that two" members of the hoard or management should be ap- landilng JlBb.MO.OW. Why tneih reaovB all checks and guard In the case ol Iheae aintlemen and no of the deparlmenls ot Ihe governmenu i ms) could use Ibese lunils on at their own iweel wllli. Mr Mcilasler moved that Ibe bill ba. move! back lo the committee w.lh ustrucllons to lake oul clause IS ol ha bill and submit the following. "Receipts and espemlllure. ol the companies shall be subject to Ibe pro- visions ol Ihe consolidated fund audit act." Sir Thomas Objtctj Sir Thomas While declared Ihat he government could not nllempl the amendment- The argumenl by Vr Fielding, unlnlenllonal no doubt, was lomervhat unfair. Mr. Fielding Jijd said Ibat the government was Lo.4ou hu decided market ta own municipal boiiils. saving housWs vl dollars 111 rtiuerville. Quc., has reuealed local problblllon that hai bcou lorco two Jlaior A. M. jlcison, of (he Cauadlan construction In France has ton cowly cnjlneer o Brant, Out.' John Inilan. said lo lie more than a hundred years old, died In his shaaly near Voaburg. Kent counlv. A moismenl is ia projresi lo secure he, appointment of a public nurse for "lot Mound nni] surroundlns districts The Merchants Bank ol Canada has That the headquarters of the Eiecu Ive ot Ibe Communist parly, which was rwpcnslblo for Ibe flood of Ma; Bolshevist llleralure at Uranlford In llamlllon, the Information receHcd by Ibe police. The HUil merchants ol KJmontoi have onanlicd an aEsoclallqn nnd elected the following olltcera Uon. M church? away April li; A prorlacUl coXeience ol the art- rantlle luwresta wtil be held at Medl- Hat on 4 axil I. The- couirt! li'uiwll tas called a public lo coniWer the bulU- f of a IQWB haU. Steps may be taken by citizens ol Ilesloa. Maii.. and district lo organ lie a community club. Major MfSherry, a rclurncd soldier has been appointed chief constable tor Ibe (own of Sourli. Tho Presbyterian synod of Alberla In Mure meet In tho fall ot tbe Intteid of Its present ' ot pril dates. There, war is animated dlicniilon at a Toronto Board ot Educallon meet- ni resartlngxtbe plans for John Hose Roberiwn president, G. Bcirl: president, O. Scott; first vice-president. W. A. Thompson; second vice-president. T. P. Malone; treasurer, W. J- Jackson. The old church building belonslng to Ihe Hlllhurst Presbyterian church. Edmonton, will pass Into tho bands of said thai tne nirii-trcpnt to hand over to a iew ten KVoronto-he empbasUed To- win pass In, U, a barracks and citadel. The pur- cbaie price lo bo paid Is cash, pointed on the recommenaiilon ol em- ployees ol Ibe Canadian National Rail- Fielding voled with the govern- 'T. Fielding: "Are Hey not in To- 'sirVhoinaB: "Some ol Ihem. 'nol all The offices are the board of control was cor.sllluled at gentlemen Irom all parts of Can, 3 "Therefore, It'.ls unlalr I" the governments nanJing over to a evr gentlemen In Toronto the control ot the millions ot dollars Mr. Held- ng has mentioned." menL ,a and mes up to tlat re- T .1 _ i __ Ko a DODnlAr tr he be. -tponiisuii; 'speaker- ;rIMjir, the; regard ol fellow membera. Fithe'r falfUW. ,-i IP Sweater eatioatlon In which be wm. named Opposition. In this one sincer- ly tbey have been Insincere lo all else. "I. am .here .U> oppose and sial] op- perlih.'airelse." ii .the only, re- li Held ana.Ibe sorrow which his to llje AND ,U. S. j. recently rttnmeJ Irofc .Tb.e sttltjide of these Vtubborii stickers to 'the mean Ing ot tie, word ii Iru.hlully'set forth by Ibe'Calgary paper in-Lhe rollowlnj Majority 54 and with II goes two lojs. An olficer of the American fleet. recently returned from abroad says the Queerest sblp mascot he ever snw size bui constrictor on M S Valiant, one ot tho rJread- oughU of the British grand one enough, he says, to me lor a omeward bound pennant, II slightly aliened out. The Qlenella caapter of the I. O D E. collecleu ISO doten of eggs and forwarded Ihem as an Easier gift lo Ihe Soldiers' Convalescent hoepllal a Winnipeg. Seeding WM delayed around Ke wood Man., by a fall of snow on Aprl 2! N'o wheat has been sown aa yet, bu considerable work done lo prepare tb land lor seeding. AlHhe last moment a conslderabl number of Ibe parcels ot land In Ca uary, advertised lo be' sold lor a rears ol tales, were withdrawn fro sale as Iho taxes had been paid. Settlement of Ihe Ibrealened civ employees' ilrike at Moose; Jiw, w arranged Tuesday. Some ot the outst service men being granted all cen Increase from Ibe old scale ol 60 cenli an hour and a nine-hour day. Inside service will leave demands In abey- ance until July 1. YOUR CHILD ..AND MUSIC Soaw will lk" old piano .will do to learn Don't make thla -tiUke. Duy an Instrument yew child will waul to PUT OB- than you thfek sold on lernit at Factory to Block Th. Aw VWrola- ________ .h, Ihat. iHtonsia-ered criticiiaisol hsnitedl-'states Woodrow Vi I the Conler- Tbeire are people prone 'io ailackVftTlson'and .the' Unlled >St..tes, the lormer.becauje.thty' think is lop klealistic-Bnd be' T.epresenls ai suit U5 all. but be bas '.Ibe bulk -ot' tbe people of the world j 'in sympathy'with bin, heyertbeleii, 'i'nd lioyd Geiirte and olber Brltirt 'Jeideril no'not teem to be ont of itep Certain United States pnbllc'men may ap- boastful at times over the part Stales played in the [but venlnre to say Ihat Ihe bulk e! Iba'.U. S. press and Ihe sane lead- the people hare properly estlra- ''ated the U- S. part In. the war, and that ttllniale ia quite (n accord with tY reasonable people- The TJnltet eUHi not win the war; the Allies lie partklpatlon of the JJjUed In war. ended the verdict a VerMrkrtle oppprinnlty to place before the people the principles of JU'party. But H took" no adTariUge of tho ctincts presented. It had no policy U codttnt In every, iriitance lo make "paltry criticism menl administration. one illuminailng eiarpple: When the gbreriimeBt changed-.the ndminls- trallon ol tbe provincial police, making wilt our, prln- government, llii Opposition Ignored entirely the We" broad at stake and con- to the "mental the nftpmaj-gsneral." Gentiemen of the' Opposition wb have come home bearing Ihe i cars o polilical batUe of close on thrc monlbs of a session made lenllby by lactjoua'criticism have nothing much lo show In tbu way ol jcblevementi. in lhe; shaping ;ol.policies In tho wel- fare' ,of the'country there is the op- porlunlly for an Opposilion to he'help- lul. wllboDl m ibe least degree bslng guilty ol tacrllEge in Intruding on the sanctity ol opposition: No government, any more than an individual, la wholly bad, even though It. be tbe menial at- tllude ot the 'Opposition. In Otlaw Tho government then Insisted, on vole (In the motion tor the third, Ing, which Was carried on a division 110 to 56. e, governmfat majority, ot at W H White voted with tie Eovem- ment and Mr. Fielding with the op-1 Previously an. amenflmenl-by.'A. B. Copp, Westmoreland, io eiclnde Hie I. C R! from the operation ol the bill was declared lost .without" the formality ol a.division. CaniYirles1 OTTAWA. May was Riven to .a ..bill..Is ol act of 1SU in cuch a to increase the license tee's tor Brl __ of Canadian Jewish Co Objetts to Literacr Rev. Ben Spence, secretary ol the Dominion Alliance, Ontario branch, iwas convicted by Magistrate Klngi- I lord "in the police court on charges ol publishing banted literature, "The and lined f500, or foar [months at the Jail farm. The council of Plpei'LOrie.wUl submit a bylaw to the latensyers o( Croiutr tor the erection ol a ikallbj aad curl- Ing rlnt there. The War Malic, alit-r "ship to'the War Fiend, which landed a cargo of Canadian grain in Slcl.r, was launched la- SIcllT. The lown ot The li advertising lo purchase a callable corner lot on which to erect a municipal building to houte all Including the telephone cKchanie: Richard Sargent, a nlgnt walchmar at s St. Catberlnee is the result of a murderoua attack upon him by nnknown peraoni at midnight Mon- day; he never "coniclouinciS. pfeildent ot the Canadian Jewish con- gress, beaded a deputation which In ed Hon. minister es- temeweo nua. v. of Immigration anf cblonliallon. yes io 1UB terdaj..concerning JhV new Immlgra- salmon.cannerias !rom on ECt. tbe.. iiteracr lest, an ther clauses deputation orisldered were not'In tie Interest ol he country. H was nrged ..Ibat, )he iterac'y lest not the most efflc en method of. seleijtlnf InimlgTants. The mrmsler pointed out that un der the" amendment adopted last week when the bill was betore the nouae, oower Is given 16 the 'minister lo dea with ipeclfld casei, w that nc. Injni lice would be done to desirable Im migrants who might able t literacy lest- Other te.ture, of the bill were discussed and tbe de utallon withdrew with the aisuranc that tbe new be admlnlite ed Equitably and with no harshneii. no antyne explained was .Ihpuehl'lp be oo "low lor .the priTileset .which ;the anne'rs obla'ineo. Tte cannirs.hai.iin- aaimously! agreed to. the "Mr. ilcKenzie, lea.dsr of t'he.opppsl- ion. said it was reported from British Columbia that higher license, lee would lave Ihe effect ol driving Ihe ordin- ary man from Ihe business. It was sail! [bat the pnrpdse In view was to creali a virtual monopoly as the' ordinary man would be unable lo pay the fee The bill' was referred to lag committee on marine, and liiber les. C. N. R. Bill' Hon. Marlln Burrell then moved tb third reading ot the bill to iiicorriorat the Canadian NationarRallway com pjny. and settled toe earlier thin nlhwwlse been' Ibe case. woald Bol to and whal can eailly find In England and fofcaia lll-conildertd crltlclnai of Unlled Stales policy In Paris, baled upon ati Impression that It Is cock-lure, 'afKBeil and mitcli refan'. to ibe-lendblllllea of the AI- lies; Itese critics oujht !o know that I) a fundamenlal community ol and Inlifcit bEtwten (be Britiili and United Slalet delegations Vliic'ri not alleged by liiiiDr dkeruenclos ot as to Iba rut pracllcible means ot allilnlng the pl-iecls they have In vin.n-. Tlicre yiVIt teemed (o aie, a tlMl'e !-i bo'.li camp" Paris wlntoior thn! Conference mlihl do or Ihe Oppoaltlon'are carrying the spirit of opposiag .to' such an excess Ihzt thty iose'reconecilon'tor the moment Ibat they consider Ihemselvea the one and only Liberal party by opposing the very principles thai have given Lib tbe name II has ..attained. I Ihere wtre a modern' Solomon he would, on walchlng Opposition tactics, mi. Wm Hyslop, prominent Toron lion. W. Eald-he boped 1 busjnesj malli anj one lime champio the government would see, lit to amend rider, Is dead the bill in Eiich a: way as lo bring it In line with Canadian parliamentary principles. One ot 'ilie "principles- ul the Canad'ian parliament was all matters connected with Ihe cipehdi- ure ol pabllc monies haiS Been" Tested n parliament. He proposed, be said, o make a motioil which he trusted would not be treated as "one non- confidence In the government CIV: Plan a Chinet. Every member wprjld bo froe to vote l to do, til-l Iw io oo, mt6f mulJal and WOU1Q, Oil WB1C.IHI6 echo the sign' pt the wile preacher of vanlllea all vanity." Which li more valuable, lime or money' il'J well eiVed In Ihe number ol-Volere In Iho plebiscite on list or slow ilme, ai compared wllh the tumber who voled. on the last money by-law. The number ol tbe vol In1 the plfbtsclle was'556, on the 42. The by-law Ihe sum evidently, there IB mar Inleresl.taken In lime'than In mono ot I-elhbrldge. Som very memer wo upon II purely on lls merits. was not an pilblic owner- ship as applied to all railways, but In Ibis case be wanted lo see public ownership get a tajr chance.. Under the 'bill now before hpnte, H would not get a because it started out with handlcapi. Doein't LIVe Cloiure Tho first handicap, said Mr. Field- af. was thai Ihe bill had been forded hrbuzh by closure. Closure was a prp- ogallve Kblch should 'be 'used as rare- at possible. Tho Housabid not been given sufficient time ,Ip. dlicusa Ihe measure properly. iiaiea'61 affeclloh and regird i rrltlihorCaii'.rli.n-''1 Agalnit Cantral Scheme T.hc second handicap waa that the r'> I Be Sure to Get r WnO IHt'ln I riiiBH ur ir-m think, M some appear lo, tial they are In" most ileslralile' bill' ii wiii If Vs'Vrr' going to 'ilnlialze and ritiluly crllldze Ibe the calculailorf made by s local milh emallclaA It would need a money by-1 lal lo get out 6S6 volcrs. Thla shows what llltle regard tbo cit- izens of 'UtSbrldgo have without entering Into.the o.uealion df apalby. II is liellcvcJ Ihat Jiilm I, Ftoiiinson, ttiaiiaior of Sydney inr.llTo1 In' ific-flrc wfilcli ileslrnyVl flic li'.irc-V with a CANVAS FOOTWEAR For Ladies'Wear you from better lit while' i pifords lind Mary NELSON 620 TrilRD AVENUE SHERLOCK [HE wax-wrapped seated package with wwdEY5 upon it is a guarantee of quality. The tartest chewing-gora factories to the world-: the largest sdllnfi tarn in the wofld: ttat is whit, WMOEYS means, REALEO TWHT-MPT RIGHT The ;