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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ PAGE TWELVE THE LHTHBrnDGE-^DAILY HERALD X CIt SERV Ottiiwii. May 11.-Sir Kolicrt Horrt-; pecttng ccnsorsTiin t;iVilotl a short tinif cn announecd when thv lumso openoa ago. ]n view oi: the advanced state oC this morniriK that it was not IntondC:! to proceed this session with the jno- posort resolution to authorize tlie i^peaker to censor the official reports of debates. The motion. Sir Robert said, was a corollary of the order In council res- to order by the deputy speaker. Proteits Rullnii position or civil' yervnnta, cxproagod the opfnlon tlmt rnon ot nn equal Colonel John ihirrlo protested thie ! stamllhg o'utrfrtia'of Ottawa, aucU as ruling. Ilo declared that Uio man who | pormnnent officers of tho poat office, the ipssioii. it iva.'! Jiot oonslderod necosi^ary to proceed with the motion., .\o.Kt session, it might be brought up | service wrote him such a letter'ho again. wrote this � inanlthiK documont should bo brouffht to tho bar of the houso ami. that tho sovernniont should not etand for an organization which ivny trying to influence the niombers.^ Hon. Uodolpho Lenileux "Will' my honorable friend rend the circular In fiill?- Colonel Cur�le proceeded to read the circular, InterjectInK commeuts as he .went alonp. Culonol CuiTie asked the Bovernniont If It knew of any organization which was trying to "rnllfoad" thi.�i bill. He declared that it ho were a ininistor and an omployce in the AM ALE LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. October 9th and 10th I'ndrr the auspices of the Soiyhcrn Alberta Wool Growers' Association, over ono hundred members, owning 200,000 sheep. Entries Close July 1st Entry blq^s may be had on application to the Secretary, Sherlock Building, Lethbrldge, Alberta. would .luspond him immediately. Sir Georsre Foster also stated that i Nicholson, Kaat Algoma, It was not intended to proceed further �> the circular tho employees this session with tho hill to amend of the civil service wore nicrely trying the Customs Act and to provide for '� >pi"-osont their case to thoir om-iho temporary control of exports and! P'oyprs. the people of Canada. Tliey imnnrf.; i liad a perfect rlRht to organize and ; , , , iir.-.penl as an organitatlon. This bill Announcement was furthermoro i ^^r.^^ ,,p i,,.poso of taking the made by tho prime mmistor that thei,^orvice out of polities and should Hiroposed resolution was dropped | ^^rted for this reason. , which provided that 'tho working ex-1 folonel Currio said that this fed-jpenses of tho Can.idian Oovern\nent j oration published a paper, which at Knilways and of any railway under: ,,,,,-,,3 ,.,,,alned a torrent of abuse ot llu> ch.^rge and uianagoment or direc-� tion ot the minister of railways and : canals shall be paid out of the receipts and revenues of tlu> said railways." ; The motion was discussed .in commit-; loo some ^Vcoks ago and aroused con-i siderable comment. ! Hon. Rodolpho l.emieux asked it tho I report was correct that A. B. Decelles. cu'atom.>5 and inland revenuo  depart inonts, shotild come under the Civil Service. Mr. JIacLoan nnsworod that somo achonio or reorganization for the outside and civil service was under consideration. Should Walt for Report "Then tho bill should he left over until tho commission makes this report regarding the amiilgamatlon." said ,T. G. TiirrUr. "Tliero is no time London, May 11.-Commander Lyrics, who conducted the blocking operations at Zoobrugge, was In command now to go Into the bill, clause by on the Ostcnd raid. Ho tells tho fol- claiiso," :\tr, Turriff declared Hint there was sometliing in the circular referred to that ho did not like. It was not right for the Kcderntion to say that tho winning ut the war depended 0^1 tho passage of the bill in ii manner suitable to them. Ho moved a resolution that u coniniltteo bo appointed to consider the liill and mako a rcirort at the next session. Deputy Speaker lloivin ruled tho motion out of order. 'Is this bill a ^temporary or permanent incnaurc," asked Mr. Lemieux. "I wish the minister to reply yes on no." .Mr. JIttcLeau stated that when tho tho government. It was a danger to < tompornry was used, in regard tho countrv when officials were' al-! "Jo l^'". understood that tho iowd to organize and make raids on "ember concluded it would he subject the treasury, in his opinion it was timo 1 *� amendment, that the ministers put their foot down and su|ipressed it. Why Not All Employees? H. li, Stevens, Vaiucoiiver. asked why all employees of the government parliamentary librarian, was to ho 1 sliould not be placed under the Civil : superannuated and Albert Sevigny '� Service Act. ; appointed to his place. Sir Robert j Mr. MacLean replied that the mom There was no reason for delay, Mr. .�\facLean urged. In fact, there were only eiSht or nine iiew clauses in the I bill. � . � Sir. Lemieux asked why tlie legislation waa' necessary at tho end of the session, when the order in council, the outside service could he brought replied that he had hoard nothing ot' hers would have to consider between,""''^'" control of cIvH. service com- the matter. Civil Service Bill ners wouiu navo 10 consinor oeiween 1 -� civil and public service. Ho pointed '"'fs'on- DRINK Coca Cola 5c a bottle At your dealers or we deliver a Case of 24 half-pint Bottles To Any Part of the City for $1.00 (Bottles to be returned when empty.) Sole Bottiing Agents for Lethbrldge District. Purity Bottling Works Corner 4lh Avenue & 4th St. S. Phone 1501 - out ,'hat there were a great number | ^^lacLean replied tiiat it was The house vent into committee on ; of war commissions employing a largo 1 ""t practicable to proceed by order the civil service bill. ; number of people, whose services j council. The act now in force was John Best, Dufferin, read a para- � would bo dispensed with at the end  ''ps'snod to apply to tho insido ser- by hlmjpf the war. \\\cd only. It was true that it contain- .\nswerlng Colonel Carrie, TVIr. Mac-Lean said he quite agreed with tho graph from a circular received from the Civil Service Federation ot Canada alleging that an influence was at work endeavoring to dissuade the Union government from proceeding with the measure. He then went on to discuss the bill generally and was referring to tho insufficient salaries paid to pos'jnen, when ho was called od clauses empowering tlie govern- _______...... _____ ,,____ ........... "lent, by order In council, to bring principles enunciated by the member 1 outside service under tho control tor Xorth Slmcoe. So tar as the minsters knew, there had been no concerted effort to deter the passage of the bill. Mr. Stevens, referring again to tho Service and Satisfaction in Automobile Repairing and Having the Goods is placing us ahead in.the garage business. We employ only first class mechanics, with years of experience on all makes of automobiles, who with our guarantee of satisfaction assure you ot perfect workmanship. Drop in and look over our stock of tires. before the price advances, Dominion, Goody'enr, Dunlop and Marathon, in all sizes, both fabrics and cords; also our complete line ot accessories. STANDARD GARAGE VELIE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALBERTA. THIRD ST. S. of tho civil service coiumisslon, but it this weie done the salaries of the inside service would upply to the outside. Dr. Chabot observed that since the abolition of patronage a load had been taken from his shoulders. "I feel," he I added, "that life is now worth liv- \ ing." I Sir Sam HugUi.-s created amuse-! ment by asking it it were intended to i make the bill applicable to. the appointment of senators. AVerff senators now to be appointed by the civil service commission? The committee laughed hut no reply was made to Sir Sam's tiuery. Captain Reid, Prince, expressed the opinion that railway employees should come under the provisions ot the biU. lie attacked the government doclar- lowlng story: "Woalhor conditions at tho start wore in every way suitable. There Was ft light northwest wind. Tho sea was favorable to some craft. There was a clear sVy and tlfo visibility was good. "The outward passage was made �without intorforenco on tho part of tho enemy. Tho small craft were all di8putche^^ to their stations, with destroyers In support, and two coastal motor boats were told off to torpedo the'piers. Before tho arrival ot tho Vindictive, until 1.4,"'i o'clock, the enemy was remarkably auiet, birf just at this timo tho Germans began to open tire. Star shells showed that tho smoke screens were progressing excellently. ."About this time tlio sky, which hitherto had been almost unclouded, began to be partly obscured by low drifting clouds. In .about ten minutes then the Vindictive was due at hor destination a fog set in. This stopped our air attack. Indeed, tor a timo even the- searchlights could not bo seen. This state ot things continued for almost an hour when it cleared sufficiently for the air attacks to bo rc-com-menced. A Lurid Scene "It was a lurid scene when the Vindictive arrived at 2 o'clock, practically on programme time. There was a thundering of guns on sea and land. Tho exploding of bombs from airplanes added to tho din. and there was an occasional cry of agony from some one mortally wounded. Searchlights criss-crossed above and tho whole scene was Illuminated with flashes and star shells. This was the picture for a full hour. "Tho Vindictive cruised about for twenty minutes in the tog looking for the entrance to tho harbor, which she eventually found. She sank herself about 200 yards in.�