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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i�ywiil'fitf'^�friiiwo and I AO .?1V75 for ................^..................... XtVO Chiidren'sMiddy Regular $1.00. Sale Price ........... t9c Childrons %\'hltc Middy Waists in all while or vliitp �with collars of plain colors or fancy striped %uiting:. Well made. Sir.es'from 4 to 16 years. Regular 7Q#. Jl.ii'i for .......X..............f................. I Silk Middies Regular $3.50. Sale Price.........$2,75 Ladies' Pongee Silk. Middies in neat style with patch ]iockets and tiP.U. ('ollar trimmed with cnntrastlnR color of silk. "Well made and full range of sizes. Re.!;ular *) '7C S;i.50 for..................................... Li, ID Silk Waists Regular $4.50. Sale Price ........ $3.95 �White HabutEi SllkVi'aists in excellent Qualit\'. Mad.' with large full pointed collar and trimmed with pearl O QC bultoiTs. RuEUiar Ji.aO for....................... OtVO UNDERSKIRTS The verj- latest novelty in ladies" underskirts. Made �from fanfcy bro-caded and slrlpcd heatUorbloom with biaB folA and narrow dust frill. A big range to select ^ gQ \ from. Very special at UNDERSKIRTS A good underskirt, made of heatherblooj;! in complete range of plain shades such as padfly, navy, helio. pale blue, and sand. "Well made -v^ ith stual^ neat frill. At ................... 3.00 ENVELOPE COMBTIONS Made frog good quality of fine ,Tapanese silk. Xo sleeve front and ' shoulder straps. Neatly finished with embroidery silk in small featherstitch design. At.............!..... 4.50 Ladies^ Aptons Ladies' large bungalow apron, made from good quality ot percale in light colors. Well made, good range o( sizes. Worth $1.00, CA _ for.................................�. oyc House Dresses  Regular $3,50. Sale Price . . $3.00 Made in the new Billio Burke style, with bolt, patch pocket., large roll collar. A full range of light colors in pink and blue strlpea and checks. Regular $3.50 value. 3 00 Corset Covers Regular 75c. Sale Price . ... 40c ' Ladies' corset cover. Made in good : style fronijgood quality ot cambric and trimmed with lace and embroidery. Full range of sizes. _ Values to 7Sc for ................HUC WHITE SMJC GLOVES / IJadies' white silk gloves in splen-^ did quality. Tlie fringes ase double' tipped and backs are slitchod with black. Full range of sizes. I'alr............ 1.15. * WHITE KID GLOVES Ladies' white kid lloyes in fho finest of French kid. All white or white with black stitching. Full range ot sizes from BVi to O OC 7 reply to the honorable gautleman from ; ** Selkirk (Hon. Mr. Bradbury) who i would deny the franchise to those of prohibit sailings. , It) the Senate, Senator Bradbury proposed the following amendment to ^tho Dominion Elections -^ct: ]. Subsection one of .section oi.xty-seven of the Dominion Elections Act, chapter six of the Revised Statutes ot Canada, 1906./is amended by adding thereto the t'ollowlng pai-j.ga-dph:- (e) Persons who are or at any time liav iiaiion ot His Majesty during the present war and which does not contlnujj to be an ally of His Majesty to thrf^end of said �n-ar: Provided that the provisiorfs of The Hague, May 21.-The Dutch government has prohibited , the sailings of all Dutch' steamships from Dutch ports. Sailing vessels and coastal fishing craft are excepted from the rulings. ? : : : : : > ; : : : foreign birth who have been naturaliz-; tare to say what he was going to say. ed in this-.country. His speech put me ; He asked: "Of all tho mongrel nations in mind ^f a speech I heard a good | i, the world is there � greater mon- jmany years ago at a meeting of the joint, boards of trade at Regimi. A grei nation than the English'"' And he mentioned the various I'ources gentleman said that in his opinion Ave | from which the English came: the should Hllow iin rnrpisriierc in ('-.norio  r p((,jj. jjjj,] scot.s, the Normans, the Danes.-the .N'orweglans and the Vikings. "But," he said, "the mitlure makfe-i a pretty good man, and I think the Englishman of to-day stands very favorably in comparison with the men - i of any other nation." lities before belhg admitted. He talk-, speaker f.aid: -The gontle- eu of the decadent races, the mongrel, 1 ^^.^^^ that no person (ei Persons who are or at any time the Latin race.s, and made a long, very j a,o,ved Mn Canada unless avc been subjects ot r.ny foreign interesting and somewhat amusing i ^ amount of.money In aijon, which was not one of the allle.s speech. The first an.ijwer to him was.I ,,,, ____t .-.i ,j should allow no foreigners in Canada; that the immigrantiT should all be Englishmen; that* eveny man coming into Canada should have a certain amount ot money in his pocket and should be required to pass an examination as tQ his educational abi- niade by an old friend of mine, who used to be in the Northwest Mounted Police. He suid that if he were liot I an Englishman he would hardly ven- iDVISEi OFERAIION as the only means of curing'Mr. Lewis of Silver Lake, Oregon, Avho Avas suffering from a chronic sore on his face. The use of Zam-Bujc, however, made this unnecessary. Mr. Lewis''daughter says:. "Father had a sore on liis face, which became very swollen and painful. We tried remedy after remedy, and he had medical attention from several doctors, but he got no better, an4 finally the doctor said the only hope of a cure was an operation. " Father would not, however, submit to an opera-' tiSa tJntil he had first tried Zam-Buk, as be liad -beard so much about it. He began applying it regularly.and soon felt some relief. lie persevered 'and gradiially the pain was ended, the inflammation was all drawn but, the swelling disappeared and his pocket. I landed in Montreal with an English shflling in my pocket, and I will bet $5,000. which can life given to charity if I win, that I caivfeuy the honorable'gentleman and all his family, loi'U, stock and l.'arrel." 1 got up simply.to make the observation that I thought that. auy man with a pair of hands and willing to use them would" be no detriment to any country; r,said: "Those men are the class of. men we lift want. We must have labor to build our railways and do our work. But," I .said, "what we do not want.in this country are gentlemen, who eorao to Canada to live by their wlt.s; wc, can breed all of those we want at home." I have been in probably closer touch with the foieignerr ot Alberta than ! any other man in this house. I live in I ;i mining town, Lethbridge. Nearly all j our inlners. with the exception of u ' few Xova Scotians and English, are I foiolgnors. We have all kinds: Gali-! cianH, .Uoukobora,',. Hutheniuns, Huko-; winians, Italians, Gi'.oeks-men from almost every country in Europe. Hon. .Mr. Power: Not many Ger-1 mans. . ' Hon.-Mr. De Veber: Not many Cer-[vinans-^no. I was not their regular physician. Dr. Mcwburn and 1 had been tho only two physicians there; and as lie had been ill now and then, I .sometimes had all tho foreigners on ray hands and have therefore been tonlinually in their houses..' I am speaking allogether of tjio foreignerp ill Albeila; I know, nolhiug of those in Manitoba; and if the statements ot ' nu' honorable (friend (Hon. Mr. Brad-I bury) are true! Manitoba must have been very unfortunate (n the foreigners ' picked out to go there. These people came to Canada with little or no money. They takeupa quarter section of land. I have been in Alberta ever siuce 1882; tso I should have some experience In the country. The first thing the foreigners in Alberta do is to buildja cabin out of wat-ijos and mud. Wattles are tho lltlln trees that tliuy cut down." T\\nf mix the twigs icith mud and build them-,j selves what they call hour-es. If there] are children in the family the girls  go out to service. In the winter the man comes to-Lethbridge and works in the mines. He saves every ceiit that he makes to m^end it on the farm. If the girls make any money that money also goes on the farm! They buy a cc.v, then another cow. then a horse,-and'gradually work up until they become fairly comfortable. I have known them to go so far as to make bricks by hand to build houses for the whites, who were too lazy to do it themselves. Tho house tiiey. would build would not be very artistic,, but it woul(^ be comfortable and ' warm, y The consequence of the "industry of these people is" that they can go to almost and atore and get what credit 'they want for they pay their bills; whereas, I am sorry to aay-, a good many of the so-called whites In Alberta do not pay their bills. But the foreigners do not'ask tor m>ich credit; they come with their cash nnchlse. That Is one of tho reasons. Hon. .\lr. De Veber: The' honorable gentleman also tried to make out that none of those people would Join our Canadian foicc-.i. Now, that is not ho. In Lethbridge I have examined numbers of men of all those .different races, men wlio wished to join tho battalions that were raised In Lethbi'idge, and I passed them, but. they were turned down, ni accepted by the tiovornnient, simply because they had come from .foreign countries. Some of them were very indignant. There wore quite a large number of Bohomlansy who wished to join, and when they were turned down they came to me as mad as liorneta. TJiey said: "Whaf'j Me not fight against Germany? The Germans took our country from us and made us slaves, and �Wa want to fight to get our counfryuway from Uennanj'!'' ,i � '� Of coui'scr, 1 must admit that ther� AVE AIREA IVITHJA'^ Moscow, May IF..-The possibility ot a German-Japanese understanding regarding the Far East Is intimated. In thin connection, the Izvesta, published this morning extracts from German papers purporting to prove that this will eventually take place. Th^ VosslSche Zeitung ^ays: "Events are now ripening In the Far East which should give German politicians a clear lUnt. Japan and Germany are two woVld jjowors, tje-tween which there is not the least conflict of interests, because Germany has no military iriteresls in the Pacific. She wants only to satisfy her commercial interests In Easterm Asia aud for many years will not create competition for Japan, liut. rather furnish her usofiil sources of income. Therefore wo do not doubt for a minute that these two powers will, within a short time, undorsttind each other politically and cease pursuing each other because of the identity of their interests." . Tho Izvesta concludes from German utterances, that Germany is support-ing-^tho, Japanese expedition imSerbia indepenVlently of possibility 6f an understanding between them, and says: "It is interesting to know whether the allies will consider this circumstance, or whether they will further entertain hope for the creation of an anti-German front in the Far East with Japan's help." a'ro occasionally immigrants, such.sis AuHtrians, who .nro not In.lho sainS cla.ss. I do not class the Gailotans, Bukowlnians and RuthonianH as Aus-trlans. They were subject, to Austria, hut they hate Austria. I Have not come across any myself, btit there may possibly bo Austrlans In our part of the country who have done fiomethlng against Canada, but it tlii^n; are-1 feel sure that, they are men who have been sud.' > � : : : : : .> p5rt of iviontreal ; for freight only ? Montreal, Jlay 21.-The port .of Montro'.il this season Is lo be devoted solely to freight, traffic, all ocean / passenger liners formerly using the St., Lav/ronco being diverted to other jKirtij, ? > > 1.-"The country i.^ perfectly calm," a representative oJJ\ the Sinn Fein at the organization's headaui'.rters said today to the � A.^j'.o-cialed Press.- "(.'p to Hie present time we liavu received particulars of ,S1 arrests. _ We expect there wjU bo' others. "BuslncsJs as" usual," is the motto at bur h'eadquarters, said this man, who continued: "Some of tUe.**' English newspapers are suggesting that tho Sinn Fein has been stunned by'the government's action. 1'h.lt is'not correct. Tlie ar-'rests wer'e expected an(t substitute leaders were appointed some time ago to carry on our nffairs^whenover the need- should arise." I OUSE lAY S Little Chtmcc of Proroguing on Thursday--Some Debates Yet Ottawa, j'May 21.-Tln the house of commons this morning Mr. Biirnham asked' If llie governiuont has taken iiito coii:sideration the gi'eat desirability of having tho house adjourn instead of prorogue. Sir Robert liordon replied that ho did not say the (luestion had not been taken into consideration iit the pro- sent, and Sir Wilfrid I/aurler observed that as soon as business was concluded parliament should prorogue. Sir Wilfrid asked further if there wquld be an adjournment over Fri. day. May 24, as it was a statutory holiday. Sir Robert Borden: "If the house cannot prorogue before that date, 1 think wer slioulU sit." Sir Wilfrid Laurler remarked that the law should bo observed in tha house above all places. "We have sat before on statutory holidays," replied Sir Robert. "I think in the circumstances we might observe tho day better by attending to parliamentary dutiea than by ad' joutning from Thursday until Satur. day." .Mr. .N'lckle repeated Ills question ol yesterday and asked lt_^ it was the in. lentien of the minister of labor lu table the milling report before tha end of the session. Mr. Grothers replied that the report would be tabled as soon as coni' pluted. He expected to table it bo foro prorogation. SIGNIREATy Pckin, May 21,-China and .Japan have slBped the treaty, concluded after negotlatloi^s lasting, several dayo, concernlnB the mill- ' tary operations to be conducted jointly by these two countries' In Siberia, The treaty also contains clauses dealing with other matters, the details of which are not mad� public. Congoleum Rugs WHY PAY MORE? Through our unexcelledbuylng organization, and the power of "Cash on Hand" we are able to quote, for week end selling, Congoleum Rugs^as follows:. 6x9 at ...... ... .;\ $6.75 71/2x9 at................. $8.75 9x9at .,........ ... .V. ..... $11.00 9x101/2 at..................... $13.00 .9xl2at ..: ....... . ..$15.00 \ inspection invited. E:J. Hill & Co. 66 ;