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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MAY 11, 101S THE LETIIDRIDGE DAILY IIEllALD TAGE SEVEN THE BUDGET DEBATE , Ottawa, Jlay 11.-Somo tiny when Tnlon Oovonimeul or Homo othor GrjvRniTileut Iihh nppronRhoil a doRrriu of purfoutlon not attatnablu Juat uow, ,wu fiJiall liavo tho loslslatlTo pro-grammo so onlorcd that tho budKot cninoH down at tho hOKlmilnK of thu soaslon, leaving Parliamont froo to liundlo othor matters at longtli and with doUberation. , ' As It happcnii, this sosaion hns boon Btutrod with tmportant ' moaa-urea, nnd tho bndgat, oomlnn lato in tho day, loavos 'othor Important mcasurea Btrandod hleh and dry. For oxaniple, tho OonaoUdated Hall- way Act, as tinkered by tho Senate^ must olthur paus tho Hoiisft ot Coni-mohs just an it ia without ono plea pr olBD go over to the UQxl session. It will probably go over, Wlih tho guns thundering over In -auiropo, thoro is a- disposition'-- among the morabors of Parliament to treat tho budget as the acme �( sensational endeavor and everything after it as an antl-cllma.z. Dealdeg, things run alonj? very well on Ordors-ln-Coun-cll, and altoffothor Parliament is In-cllnod to"'�groo with that ono of Ita number who scrawled thin uplRram on tho wall; 'Homo Js tho iilace Union-Made Overalls Shirts and Gloves Knaurn from Coast to Coast km' �7^^^ *2S-js-r ^ "My over- alls and shirts are the best to buy, because-it costs you no more to get the geuuine 63 lbs. to the square inch tested cloth in "Bpb I,oug" Big 11 overalls, than the � ordinary Btarch-fiUed; cheap, dyed cotton goods:" Insist on "Bob Long" Brand-the cloth with the test. R. G. LONG & CO., LIMITED TORONTO - CANADA 0> -�TIT ����rtii'iiji Home Beauty . that means HoMe Eeonomy Old Furniture -like old friends-has a charm-all its own. So-pif you liavo a table, dresser, bureau, bookcase or old - chairs handed down from great grandmother's day �- cherish them;' and protect and restore them to their former beauty, with ^ . SHERWIN-WliUAm VARNISH STAINS "They lend their own.beautihil rich undertones to the fine, old Furniture, that needs btit the prope*; finish to look,its best. There is a full family of colors to duplicate �11 hairdwood ejects. M'AR^-NOT'fFoi' Floori. "Made for floors-to be walked ; on and danced on, if. you IJke-to have water spilled pn ^it, and furniture dragged over it. MAR-NOT is tough, :> durable, absolutely waterproof. Dries in 8 hours, i;iubs '- to a dull finish, pale in color, particularly desirable for /fine hardwood floors. SCMR-NOT, For Fui^iture and Woodmerk, has been ' the means of converting thousands of women to the idea I of protection in the^home. They use SCAR-HOT to 'make-their furniture fresh and bright.' Even boiling water does not injure this varnish. REXPAR, For outtide work-doon, wte. -it is absolutely waterproof and will not' turn white: no matter how long exposed. THE EARTH We carry'a complete line ofShefwin' WilliamaPaints and Varnishtis,^A^lt its for Color Cards, prices or � any � other information you ma> rteqivr^^^. whoro Avo gi'ou.se most and whoro they treat u.s heat." No Adequate Discussion. This sign, HtralRht from the heart, hits off the general I'eollne of a Parliament which Is iiullo ro.slBn-od to letting the Cabinet run things on peremptory llnoM until tho proB-poct of iiRRrn render!! It advlaablo to chirp up again. It inanns tlial Parliament will prorpguo by May 17. It also moans "that the, ('. N. R. arbitration win get by wiUioul ad-cciuate digcusaiou. Tho c;. N. il. Is a product of tluv days when Canada auffored from loo much optimism, .lust noV Canada suffers from too much pcsHimiam and tho one state of mlr.d is juat as foolish as tho othor. As a matter of fact ^wo are fti better shape to meet our aftor-tho war problems than jyiy other bolllg orent country with tho oxcoption of tho United States. Hinted a Lot. Tho budget debate has saUi little but hinted a lot. It has not bticn a debate so much as an Intiniatfon from tlie various sections that certain things will bo talcuu up and threshed out when the sky clean). It has boon, so to .speak, u throat and a promise. .Inst enough ha.s l)oon let out by tho players In tho game to "tip their liand." .ludgment is kuk-pended-until to-morrow, said tomorrow being the end of the war. Then may we expect tho Western farmer to malte his drive for tree agricultural implements, and the Kastern miinufacturer for tho preservation of Ills tariff privileges, nnd the consumer everywhere for a fighting chance for a square meal at a reasonable price. Tho jarring elements, now lield together by a common danger, will got into each other'� hair right mel-rily and Union (!ovorn-ment will have \ta worlc cut out to justify its name. Where Is Quebec? Meanwhile where is Quebec? Que-bec is where every other province in Canada is-liite Brer Rabbit, lylu' low. It there i.s any difference it probably is that Quebec lies just a little lower than the oilier members of Confederation. Caution, silence-these are tho qualitios which Quebec has developed to tlio nth power. Having got in wrong once, Quebec la now golfing in right. She will not open her moutli to put iier foot in it. And thl.^, let mo tell you, is some feat, because Sir Wiia-i 1 haa at his baclc a band of young onthu-siasta, bright fellows, bubbling with rhetoric, wlio simply champ to bo at it. Tho solid Quebec, whatever may be its demerits otherwise, is a credit to Parliament from the point of ability and luteillBence. Moreover, it is under the best ot disclpiino from ita beloved leader. Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and as tho Chief has said "fe.v speochoa or none at all." Quebec is not Eay,ng anything just now and is; Eaying It vory well Indecii One i.-, nevoi' done admiring thi." rea',.-;iint of young Hotspurs like Lucien Canuoii au'l (.ai-tain Pivvcra, v/ho !>n-. liuim-i;-?ivo3 under ouiors and ;-!:,v the waiting game witli all the hatleace of old hands. / Ono suspects that Sir Wilfrid has taken a leaf out of tho late John Uedmou's book, who did more (or tho cause of Ireland by koaping hia followers quiet about it than all his predecessors had done by talking it to death. Under this wise policy, Quebec grows stronger in public opinion every day, and as the recruiting returns roll in and Quebec is revealed as doing her bit wiiling-ly and over cheerfully with the rest of us, her position is further Iniy proved. In short, wliat we had at the last general election was a family Jar, and Quebec is now reaping tile benefits of it in a better understanding and more cordial co-operation between her and her sister provinces. There are those wlio do not ho.sitate to say that the ploction ot 1917 was the best thing that ever happened to Quebec-that It brings in its train tho death of clericalism not only InnQiuebec but blaewhore national education and other blessings too numerous to mention. When Quebec and Ontario are equally free from bigotry we may besin to look for a United .Canada. Meanwhile Quebec sits tight. Sho is ready for a working alliance with somobody not yet, perhaps, but soon. It would uot surprise lier to find her old enemy Ontario making up to,her some day. Qu'obec's theory is that tho natural ^Radicals are all West ot Lake Superior and tho natural Conservatives are all East, so that a rapprochement between Quebec and Ontario is a much more reasonable arrangement than a rapprochement hbetwoen Ontario and the West. Time will. tell. Meanwhile Quebec, having a heart for �ny fate that will get her in right again, offers no amondmeuts to the budget proposals that miglit queer her afterwards. Messrs. Tobln and McCrea may got up and curse tho business tax, but that is their only littlo affair and commits Quebec to nothing. The taxation proposals have never been in danger from Queb\3c criticism at any stago of the game. Quebec agi-ees with the good King .Solomon, who said tliere was a time for every-thing-and this is not the tlmo tor chiding. H. F. GADSBY. CANAMML HAVETOSyPPLY WORLOWITHHORSES Never before In the hluory of the country has thero been such a keen demand for high classed rl!^lBtored stallions and mares as tlu.rf Is at tho present time. . Live atork breeders realize there is not an ovorsupply of horne.i in Canada and tliv .states while Kurope is becoihlng pri'tty well e.\-liaiistcd of horse pipwer. Horses hove doubled in value in England and France hince jyu and at tho same time they Imvf- more thiju trebled in the-neutral countries adjoining Gernlaoy-Holliind. Switznr-Innd, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The cause for this great increase in value of hprses In these neutral coun-, tries ig on .account of tho .serious shortage ot horse power in (.icrniany. Huge Export Tlie allies have exporlcd and used over n million horses iiikI mules from the U. S. and Canada since 1915. Horse power has been groat factor in the successful retrp,-it which our armies have recently -lishing bu.'ilneas of Canada ona.b)o.'.. the Uoinlnton to booHt the largest residing pablh: In fJio word in proportion to ponnlatlon. Besides giving full details in regard to every new.spaper and other publications iHsuod in Canada, the ifcrClm directory shows in concise form tho liuslaoas pos.sibiiitles of any eoctloii ot the Dominion. Its uazottnor contains a wealth of general Informatiun I regarding every town and city where a publication is issued, giving populations, county seats, r-TJiroBls and wuterwuya touching eacli place, telegraph, express and banking faclUtiea. With tho aid of its supplementary maps, it locates every newspaper town in Canada, and the descriptions are so written that these towns may readily l)o visualised by the reader in relation to the territory in which FAIALACCM ,^ HEARftElN A.n accident, whilcli resulted, fatally happened ncjr r.ni'-'.man i:r.,ittna last nWit when, paa-isnni^cr tniin No. 68 r.in into il-rj.. .) aha SteveJaJc, fcllllnB licr instanlay. No (leL-uI.* are avnilabl>' at t.hc gen-r-TJi offices of the C. P.. �It. hnrcj^hut it I.s claimed liat tho vlcf.Ini ot the iicoident v.-v.n t.respri.oalug in ihe (,;. P R.. rigla-of-way -Ahon llio accident lictrurred.. An. tiEO.uoj-t v.-a.s held this i-ffiimiins. thcr are sltnaf*(l nnd (ha entire Do-mliilfli!. Merer beCorB was the need and value of up-to-dato information about flic (Janjulhin market so essential and the "..IIS edition of the (Canadian Newspaper Directory comes to us at a time I when such facts as it contains are in great deniimd by the far-slglited Ijiisi-ncr.s men of the country. Tho book itself is wcli-iiound, durnblo and neat -it i,^ indospansatile to the advertisers ot Canada, and is. well suited to every office desk and busincsa library in Iho Dominion. HELP THE LITTLE CHILDREN THEIR MS SOON With tho French Array in Frnnce, ft^'ay 11.-(Ry tho Associated Press) -Grivosiioii, on tho front below Amiens, whoro tho Germans suffered a sharp local defeat at the hands ot the French yestbrday, was ijnder n most sevei'e bombardraont again today, but no infantry action developed and the French orgiuiized thewaolves. in their newly captured ' position. Along tho! gimLor part ot tho .frbtit �military op-eratlpns >yerQ ron^ined to.Bniall ontor-pri^es.j TliQ waiting' .attitude, pt the nllics is oxptjotad to compol the enemy to Bliowjhlp hand very shortly., Any German opar'ut(onB .jiaving tho natjire ot a surprise aro improbable, but'it is felt tho enemy must soon make another effort to roach tho objectives for which ho sot out on Marci^i 21. uiid thus fu^' hail uot ut(UluK4. 0 0 0: rd rd d rd d d d rd d d 0 0 rd d %MJ^SitBeautiJul Caring \ The Car of Your Choice It is a well known fact that a shortage of motor cars is inevitable. Already there have been substantial curtailments in production and the freight situation has made deliveries extremely difficult. So now is the time of all times to buy the car of your choice. If you put the matter off too long you may have to compromise on "any car"* that is available. And that is never a very satis' factory way to solve your automobile problem. If you are, like the average intelligent ^American, you have alreaay decided what car you prefer and can aflford to purchase. Quite naturally, we hope that your choice has been a Paige. But, at any rate, be sure to buy the car that you bcliwe in--and biiy, it immediately. In the Eeld of mechanical products, the Paige nameplate stands as an unquestioned guarantee of honest manufacturing and fair dealing. It is a hall mark of quality-a symbol of cur obligation and the confidence and respect which our product enjoys. We ask you to buy that nameplate-rather than four wheels and a painted body. We ask you to buy a reputation that has en' dured through many fitful periods'in the motor car industry-a reputation that will endure so long as Paige cars are made for and sold to the American people. PAIGE-DETROIT MOTOR CAR COMPANY. DETROIT. MICHIGAN The H. T. Henderson Garage Corner Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue South Phone S88 Provincial Distributors for Paige.Detroit Motor Co., Detroit, Mich. 0 d ;