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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 15. 1917 THE LEplBRlPCR lIEUALD PARE SEVEN, A J. GRACE CASE FrisnMvoiE London, May Walter II. I-one. uf state tor Iho uolontea In traduced la the House, ol Commons today tne franchise bill embodying TocomniendlUon ol Ihe speaker's elec- torate reform conference. Tiio bill provides for enfranchisement Moraen which now depends upon lie vote ot the two houses of parliament -Mr. Lonj acknowledged that the gov trmuanl adhered HgliVy to the rreoiu inendittona ol Iho conference and pro posed to tli the ago alVaists In blue and whffe, black and white ftrife and all white. Value ROD. Special and whom It woulil bc'to-llte'grea'tesl ntlvantaEc of this count'ryto'have-'-lu tho lloiiae. Thorq'is'lnt'flUostlon ol Ihc personal canVo'sB: largely duo to our small icohsUUiencies'. re forced inloiij. Ir.rscly'u'ut under he larger donstllueriey. plan thai r.icllco would 'be. less put ut of In that .way wo remove-plie-of the-wcaknesses f our present -system and thcro vould bo better anil big-" er men iD.'coitje.'lnlcV'uubllc life and pnbllo life does not tppeil (o 'nr net! U> It ikotild tppe> eivo tholr.coiinttV: Tlio lioiL'-lSilsifcc.. Minister Inlb (Sir ence o[ l-'.jicllerc n the party ayslcfn.- rlol khbw any biit If K'c could ntroiluec thrit give fnilepentlflticG a greater unity for opinion In thlg louee II wo havo'-tho parly syslenv we avo Tar loo much II ;o, could get rM'oCEOhlB. pir- Isaushlp by giving an 'opportunity to .idepcntlcnt men' fo- -Ihla inrllament, end Ihlo the' leeulaturea of llio prOTlnceB, II would-be better (or Canada and for tlio provinces. 1 prcsurap 1 can call partisan. omelhtnE fbr Inn fadysnlige' of-.'pur I liuve, not aluuy pf proporllpuai IE 1 snM'at tlie'be.gnnnliiri, the .very. Ittlo Inrorinatl6hrl liaVc7_abDnt leals to mo as sorueijjin'g thai irlng ttboul nn Improvcmenl tu'thc :liDracter of-our reprcs'ciiUtion In thlg louse and in Ihc Provincial Legisla- ture. In niy own clly wo have what e call commission tohn of.govcrn- uent. We have no eliy'cmmcll-ia .11 .haTo! Uiree paid comnilsEloneis .vlio control tho affairs of lhe..cily. J'.lhlnk, IL.Is Ihe 6nly govcrnmclll of JU hind in Can- r T hero ire other, forms, of cbip- rrtlssipo Bovtfnmcrit !ri CRnada ..but of llila paflTcuIar'typc the "clly of Lellibrldgb-lias Ihe-ohly one. year one. of .tlieeo fcomrnlsgloncrfl rc- .o'lake proportional .fttlvo sjilem. in .Ctpadji In order to, 3rlng 'flboul' proper-' representation of Ihc opinion pi tce'pripplfl ot Canada 'n.'our Parliamenls.' f Al Ihe same tlrn'o 1 a agree with my onimnenls and 1 believe (Ires and ire (rrlce ual- lot fpr -In HiesoTTilacliOns.. In Hip tnunlclnnl clccllon two years liio first ballot, the retiring'com- mlssioner would have'teen elected by n raajorllx of llie volfc on tho cliolcc, but by counllnE Ihe prcler- tnco hnlEota ho was ilcfcalcd. lie would' have been circled over the, ecconil candldaio but lie would liave been Iho nilnorliy reprcsenlattre, Uk- fng inlo constdcrallon tli6 IPtal void. ,May' nnre- etralKci] wrath of Ili6 was poured'gamblers >nil, speculators; loday.Tn'one 'of the most remarkable tceneg In -tho, history of- .'Tlrtlis" kn'd "robbers" were terms (here arc lion, members on.lhe6lhcr Hy Ihlg syfltcin under which .there side of tlic House who somcliras agree wllh of opinion from feido of llie house, flnl under pur syslertB yro ;lo nol nlwnys ex', press ourselves1 wo think, UndeTi Ibis new would liavc men. In Ihis Uoiisb would express Ihcmsolvcs sg they think .nnd who would mort.or lets II may be possible even f.v stm-jg advocAlcs of llio party eyMti.'i In ECC evils In II bul If under so-nj oliier syatem. Pt electing fopref inM'V'oi, wo co'lW (Jo .fldmcthln? 1-) 'rninoio llicad evils, to Improve public llfo and lo -bring Into public p.ffnlrs a higher at men, we would be doing arc flrgl. second and third choices an' oilier candidate was relumed who WRS Ihc majority represcnlallve of; people Our pebplp flrc Kcd wilh tlic system, tt 19 someirhil tho proportional llen. Thp-fnan '.who has n; malprlty 6n tlic MrSf bttllpt rb.ii I. wild Hi6 frenueiiliy. applied to .those Tho pro-- It by speculations-Id food In the hour of the nation's riMd.' The llkellhoodi ffteufitoH-'Mttf to, a'rhpi hlhled at. Setutor' Thorhae, 'Democrat''ol Colorado, pro- posed as an to the ad-' ministration, espionage bill a prorls- bn to Buapend (or Iho duration of the trade, slack ex-, change's'or cliambers of which sneculallon In fnturcg.' of A mrjtlnit by Senator.Harding (o lay lllar Tills in rriy-1 ft beat means o( getting tho'oplnrin'oi the- iiitetcrs as-lo .thcfaost. sqltablci man fur llio office; 'TXll.lj Ipm of electing ftiln commission EOT- burned to dclth orntncnl aril It worts out well. 1 caugU (Ire while believe we will find It worth lira amendment on wis cafrlfd o( lo 25. then motion or. qa'rrlcd a 'optficd Ihe debate flgitn. TO, DEATH. JlSy The' (lT6-yc'ar-old daughter Of Mrs, A.v Swin, whose hiiatand li il the th tnti pltjlnf at ;