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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETl [BRIDGE DAILY HERALD � a-LMUn___.-.......- - � - FRIDAY, MAY 25, 1917 letbbrCbije Iterate IctbbrtDdc, aibcita D A I l.Y AND WEEK LY Subscription Rates: Daily, delivered, per wee]; ......10 Daily, delivered per year ......$r..0ii Daily. I.iy mail, per year ........$1.00 Weekly, by mail, per year ......Jl.TiO Weekly, by mail, per year to L'.S..S2:00 tago in this. campaign. Tint the 1 people will have none of It and June 7th will prove it. ;; H. H. Wrllivor litis Lender Michener so badly seared in his own riding of Hod Door that he is hardly ."bowing his nose out to liolp his forlorn hopes in the south. The Edmonton Journal says thnt if the Conservatives are eleeted. A. I'. KwiiiR of r.dmonton will be the next attorney-general. We hope Mr. Kwing doesn't build his hopes too high. TELEPHONES Business Oftiee ............... 1-^'- Kditorful Oliiee ............... l-"-t f W. A. Buchanan j ''resident and Managing Director John Torranee - - Business Manager; Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on r.ddro. i important gains, on the Aisne tront they penetrated' German lines and: took'several series of trenches under \ Jhe very eyes of Marshal Hindenhurg. I who. had come to the front to direct | what- was to have been a German offensive, but which was forestalled. . The. British are preparing for another great drive on the Hinde.nburg dine at Bullecourt. The Italian offensive has developed (rapidly and the entire lsonzo front of the Austrians is fast being taken over by the Italians, who have captured a large number of prisoners and are making rapid progress toward Trieste. The attitude of friendly neutrality of Norway and Sweden towards Germany is rapidly changing to one of; enmity, and open hostilities are being] forecasted, as a result of Germany's j ruthless submarine warfare on Sean-i dinavian shipping, in which al! Ger-! man promises have been broken. \ The plans of Germany against Rus- � sia are said to be developing into a! campaign with Petrograd as its object When the Sifton government ts counting on the slacker and the enemy of the allied cause to return it to power-as it certainly is doing when it brings on an election at the present time-those who do not belong to these classes have a plain duty to perform.-.-Kdmonton Journal. Which is an example of the dirty tactics to which the partizan Tory papers will stoop to defeat the present government and elect a Conservative government with Edward Mich-ener as leader. Thnt is the sort of journalism that sickens the intelligent reader and destroys the influence of the press. Why are not the slackers in uniform and why are not the enemies to the allied cause in the internment camps? Is it the fault of Premier Sifton. or the fault of Premier Borden? And how about the men-the petticoat vote, as these Tory journals describe them? Are they also slackers. The Spectrum, the weekly collegiate publication of the North Dakota Agricultural college, abandoned publication when its six male editors went to war. The "Terminal Grain Co.. with a capital stock of 1100,000 and headquarters in Winnipeg has been incorporated. The "Pacific Shipbuilding Co.. Ltd.," of Vancouver has been incorporated with a capitalization of fifty thousand dollars. Professor P. V. Ueithdorf. who enlisted receutly in the A. M. C. was. on his arrival at Halifax transferred from that corps to the military intelligence staff, and is at present engaged with the latter organization's offices at Halifax. Official confirmation was received of h report that while in the Nam-inuipn district. Mexico. Villa kidnapped HO girls betwen the age of  Iti and L'O and kept them in his camp j while there. Twenty of the git Is are i said to have died. | Prof. C. II. Lee. bacteriologist at j the Manitoba Agiirtiltural college! iias gone to Ottawa at the invitation ; of the military, hospitals commission.! The commission has .lsked him to as- ; sist in the projects for the agriiui!- i tr.ral education of returned soldiers, j Major Charles Harold Beatty. Royal Warwickshires. died from wounds re- ; ceived at St. Kioi in April, ISI'J. .Major; Beatty, who was aide_ to Gen. Aldor-son when the latter Was commanding the Canadians, was -IT years of age. He served in the South African jivar. and had been, mentioned in dispatches in the present war. "Germany Is eating crow, and instead of shooting golden pheasants and woodcock, the sportsmen-all of whom are above 70-kill English sparrows and American Wbodehucks for food," the New York Tribune quotes an American doctor wlio liad for the last eight years been a resident of Berlin. He declined to have his name published since his mother still lives in Berlin. What Liberalism and Liberals Have Accomplished ,! Mrs. K. R. Guatln, wife of Kllphnlet K. Gustin, a munition worker of In-gersoll, died In convulsions, after swallowing In grains of strychnine, purchased at a drui: store. Lucien Hou.'.lreau. the sitting member of the provincial legislative tor the constltutoncy of St. Albert, was renominated by acclamation at the Liberal convention at Morinvflle. Frederick Hobart Tyler, 5S years old, character 'comedian and for the last l'J years a member of Miss Maud Adams company, committed suicide in a hotel at New York. Dr. .Tamieson, speaker of the Ontario Legislature, lias turned over to tlie Durham Patriotic Society.,$401, the cost, of Speaker's dinners n't the previous session, they having been dispensed with last session. Mrs. Wallace, wife of Dev. Dr. O. C. S. Wallace. pastor of Westmount Baptist church, .Mom real, died as the result of 'burns when her clothes caught fire ih tlve kitchen of her home. Prince Miguel, nf Pragranzn. who married Miss Anil;; Stewart, of New York, has been primmed to a captaincy in the automobile corps of the German army.'. Amongst thosr} recently invested by the King with tho Military Cross was Lieut. Harry J. Patthnoy. the youngest son of Mr. b'chvin Daubney. Ottawa. Tlie ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace. At the annual meeting of Windsor district Methodists in the- Central church at Windsor, Uev. II; W. Tongue, of Amherstburc. who is. just completing his 40th year in the ministry, asked, owing to poor health, to be superannuated. His request was granted. Hotel keepers of Hull have entered a protest against the recent prohibition election which will end the traffic on April 30, li'lS. They allege that Mayor Archambault of Hull, who acted as returning officer, showed undue partianship and endeavored to influence voters. ; I Hov. Jas. Little of Ottawa, has boon asked to become nsRoclato pns- i tor of Westminster Presbyterian church, Toronto. The Edinburgh municipal authorities have decided, owing to the scarcity of male labor, to license women as taxlcab drivers. The decision Is bitterly resented by tho tnxlcab men, who threaten to strike. _ The M Hilary Medal has been awarded Pte. Win, Symington of Brautford. who has been for twenty-eight months continuously In the trenchrs, he having left with tho first contingent. Tho Dominion Textile company, Quebec, has voluntarily grunted a war bonus, equivalent to live per cent, of Ihoir wages to employees, the Increase to bo effective from May 11. This, makes n total advance since the beginning of the war of from 20 to 25 per cent. Nolson's woman's auxiliary to tho missionary sncioty of the Church of England In Canada rosoheil nt Its annual meeting-here to form a memorial organization fund in memory or Mrs. V. A. SAurkcy, the, late diocosatt president, the fund to bo called the Matilda Starknv memorial organizing fund. Sport Suits are the big, live idea withlyoung men and men who want to feel young. You may have any style you like-One, Two and Three Button - Pinch Backs-Belted or not - just as you v prefer. We have "Sport Suits" for every man. 195 McKELVIE & McGUIRE LETHBRIDGE ,PLAY!NG FOR THE 'SENTIMENTAL VOTE. -v The Calgary Herald grows violent ' over the question of the disfranchisement of British subjects in Alberta who are of alien enemy birth. Its frayed nerves broke loose on Tuesday last, and brought forth an issue, as follows: \ There is involved iii the Alberta! contest the clean-cut issue as to whether British people are fo run their � own country, or whether, for the sake i i of keeping in office a miserable group of subsidy-hunting politicians, foreigners, even though of alien enemy birth, are to be courted for their franchise; �while Canadians wearing the uniform of their king are to be ignored.; That is the situation in Alberta today J That is the basis upon which Premier Sifton has called the present election, and by means of which he hopes to grab another lease of power. . That is the, principle for which Liberal candidates in Calgary and elsewhere ..must stand if they stand under the :Sifton banner. " ,! Probably the Calgary Herald will tell us why Leader Michener of the opposition has so studiously avoided .'any reference to this "issue"? Is it because Leader Michener is playing for the large foreign vote in his own constituency, and is wilUng to leave it to his henchmen to create a, stench by raising the question in ultra-loyal JCalgary? : Dr. Blow and T. M. Twe'edfe have cried aloud to Heaven against the ..alien enemy vote from the platforms fin Calgary during the campaign. They itell us how the Germans threw all .British into prison in Germany after -tfhe war broke out. Are the opposition candidates in favor of Hun tac-Uics being applied in Alberta? We ^invited these' people here. Those iSvho have become British citizens, are j-lentitled under our law and usage to i;the ballot. If. that law is wrong in ji^lberta it is wrong in every province rin Canada, and the "issue" at once ^becomes a matter for Federal- government action. - � Mr. Tweedle and Mr. Blow are both .much exercised � about the alien enemy vote today when there is a ''campaign in progress. Did they mention the "issue" at Edmonton during the last session? They did not. i-It suited them to wait until an elec-tion campaign was on and then make *'r sentimental issue of it. But their purpose will prove unavailing. Their present stand la too thin.. They ,a)o not sincere. They are merely playing on the feelings of the people. They have not done as ,Lieut. Joseph Stauffor, Liberal mem-;ber for Didsbury has done. Though of afien enemy ancestry and a married man with children, he put on the Hhaki, went to tho front and laid down' ills life for his country. That is the sort of man whom Messrs. Tweedle, Blow and their henchmen ai'o maligning tor petty party advan- In England Liberalism gave England a limited monarchy and constitutional freedom. Liberalism repealed the corn laws and gaVe the people cheap bread and economic' freedom. Liberalism freed both Catholics and Dissenters from their disabilities and gave the people religious freedom. Liberalism gave the people social freedom by destroying class distinctions, by reforms in the civii seivli;^ and. army, by establishing the new j school boards and a national system j of education and by abolishing all | theological tests for professors, fel- * lows, tutors and scholars of the uni- i versities except in the theological fa- j cuities. Liberalism has always been the I friend of the workingman. The Trades | Union act of 1S71 protected unions and gave them special privileges. Liberalism consistently fought for the reduction of the number of public houses in the country. Liberalism prepared the way for home- rule in Ireland. 1 Liberalism directed the attention of parliament to the affairs of women and upheld them in their right to develop" their own faculties and to employ their own powers according to their -own ideas of what was right and fitting, and not according to those Of the. dominant sex. Mill, an expon- \ ent of true Liberalism, claimed fori women the same right to control their own government as that which! he claimed for men, and during the [ debates on the Reform bill of 1S67 he j moved an amendment providing for [ the enfranchisement of women on the same terms as men. - Liberalism,' by the Married, Women's Property act of 1870, protected the wife's earnings against her husband and permitted her to enjoy for her own use property which she had acquired by inheritance.. Liberalism, by the Education act of 1870, gave, women the right to he elected as members of the new school boards and an act of 1875. admitted them also to boards of guardians. Liberalism passed the first Reform bill calling upon the people to Use their powers of self-government. Liberalism laid the foundations of 'democratic institutions on the shores of New Eng\and. In Canada The Liberals destroyed the decayed remnant of feudal aristocracy in Canada. . The. Liberals denounced, fought and smashed the unconstitutional power of-the family compact. The Liberals' first struggle In Canada was for the rights of the people and responsible government. The Liberals prevented the establishment of a state church in Canada. Tho Liberals obtained representation by population in parliament. The Liberals did at least their full share in bringing about confederation. The-Liberals wore the first to extend a. preference in tho tariff on goods from the mother country. The Liberals were the first to Hond Canadian troops to fight for the empire. The Liberals have always had "provincial rights" 'as a plunk in their platform, and Conservative railroad monopoly and the Conservative Remedial bill were both crushed beneath Its weight. The Liberals, by tho Grain act of 1900, destroyed tho elevator monopoly in Manitoba. Tlie Liberals endeavored to asBtst the farmers by obtaining for them a j measure of reciprocity with tho United States. In Alberta The Liberals broke the Canadian ' Pacific railway monopoly in Alberta � by bringing in the C.N.R. and G.T.P. ] The Liberals brought action against, 1 fined and broke up the lumber com-1 bine in Alberta. j The Liberals investigated the beef, trust :r. Alberts. The Liberals destroyed the tele- j phone monopoly in Alberta and were; the first to introduce government own- \ ership and construction in the Domin- i ion. The Liberals of Alberta fixed an j eight hour day in coal mines and i raised the age limit for boy employees ! from twelve to sixteen years. � The Liberals put free readers in. the schools. The Liberals passed a Truancy and Compulsory School Attendance act. The Liberals passed the Farmers' Co-Operative Elevator act. the Cooperative Associations act, the Farm Machinery act and the Direct Legislation act. The Liberals passed the Unearned Increment Tax act. the Timber Area Tax act and the Wild Lands Tax act. The Liberal government- of Alberta was the first to assist the mother country when tho great war broke out. 500.000 bushels of oats were donated and 5,000 sacks of flour were given toward Belgian relief. The Liberal government submitted the Liquor Act Referendum-carried by a majority of 20,786. . The Liberal government of Alberta was the first of the provinces to pass and enforce a Children's Protection act. The Liberals protected workmen by passing the Woodmen's Lien act and the Threshers' Lien act. ... 1 The Liberals protected the interests 1 of the poor man by passing an Act Respecting Extra Judicial and Other! Seizures and the Foreclosure and Sale ! act. ,. The Liberals by their railway policy opened up the great north lands to settlement. '; ... The Liberals of Alberta vyerc the first to place women on ah. absolute eqfiality with men. The Liberals protected ' the, soldier and those dependent on him by passing the Soldiers" Relief act. The Liberals have given special encouragement to the farmers by large grants for agricultural . purposes, by excellent agricultural courses, by their demonstration trains and by the Farm Loans act, the Co-Operative Credit act and the Act to Encourage the .Raising of Stock. . The Liberals have given the women of Alberta greater rights and more secure, protection than any other province of the Dominion. The Liberals have proven their well known adherence to ..temperance by fiassing amendments to the Liquor act whlch'make it far more definite and effective. The Liberals have enacted tho simplest and best drainage legislation in Canada; The Liberals ;liaye sliqwn,their,appreciation of the services o,f ^Jherta's' soldiers and nurses by giving them two representallvc-H in 'the legislative assembly and by returning Uhj^sol-dier members to the noxt'legislature without contest. Tlie Liberals have passed the Factory act and tho Municipal Hospitals net, two of the most advanced, humane social acts in tho history of any legislature, THE NEED FOR SE � FURNITURE IS NOW APPARENT! Japanese Sea Grass Chairs and Rockers We have a chbice selection of closely woven Grass Chairs and Rockers in designs that can be used either inside the house or on the veranda. Prices range from $7.70 to $10.50 Congoleum Art Rugs Thtit arc waterproof, washable and seamless. This llnor covering is unequalled in beauty and disability by any medium priced ri'U's. Stocked in'fixJ). and 5)xl2 at prices within the reach of all. A large assortment at reason-. able prices "Wo carry an assorted stock of Hammocks and Hammock Couches at prices raii'hi.'^ from $3.75 for hammocks to $25.00 for !>nannm*k couches. Wo are also a^ent-s for the famous. Aerolux Verandah Shades and Window Shades. Crex Rugs Crex Rugs are specially adapted for summer floor coverings. Becauso they aro easily Kept clean. Do not retain the dust and impart an atmosphere of coolness, Sizes 3x6 to 9x12. Prices from $2.75 to $18 Floor Coverings We have just received a" large shipment of Scotch Floor Coverings. Oilcloth, 2 yards wide at . . .$'1.00 Linoleum, 2 yards wide at -$1.75 inlaid Linoleum, 2 yards' I wide ....... " 8.00 We have been appointed Selling Agents for the famous Pathephones Which not: only plays all disc records perfectly but, it uses a ^outline sapphire ball, which lasts a life time. Visit our store and let ns demonstrate them to yon. The. latest records always on hand. WDEN WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF TCepnfrs for All Makes of Engines. Our plant is equipped with up-to-date machinery, ami our men aro thoroughly competent to handle any work on any kind of machinery. GRINDERS AND PUMP3 We manufacture, nntl h.ivo for salo Rollor t.nd IMnto Grinders and IJoop Well Pumps. G. KISCHEL Lessee of the Lothbrldgo Iron Works. Traction Engine REPAIRS We are well equipped to handle all kinds of repair work on either steam or gas tractors. Only hlflh class work leaves our shop, and we will quote you prices that are right. NIVEN BROS. 216 First Ave. 8.", Phone 1732 P otatoes anted bhobh�hrm car lots ok less '. J3t be good sized, sound whit* stock. Phone 732 or call at .Saunders Hay and Grain Co. t221 2nd Avenue 3. Ifr^yjjwuifrw 11 nil- igsmwiwrnaanrcupg AND ALL KINDS OF ELECTRICAL WORK. W.L. MeKfenzie & Co. PHONE 637 ' 718 3rd Ave. S. DIRECTORY OF AUTO- , LIVERY AND OKAYING DRAYING Phones 1345 or 1356 Turner & Witchell Office at Kennedy's 410 13th St Ilcinin's. Auto Livery 24 Hour Service Capable Drivers Phone 1312 Dallas Hotel The Hudson Auto Livery A big Six Cylinder 7-passenger car. One of the best and most comfortable cars in the city to rido in. COUNTRY TRIPS PREFERRED Residence Phone 1269-Calls Day or Nlflht. Day Phone, Palace Confectionery 668. "Meet us at the Palace." DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited Office-c. P. r. Freight Shed� PHONES Office ........... 1163 Stables .......... 1064 Lethbridge's Greatest Home Furnishers. Alexandra Hotel Auto Livery OVERLAND AND CHALMERS CARS NIGHT AND DAY Phone Clerk, 717 I 104-0 BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY Lethbrldgo, Alberta Wo know tho country � thor outjhly. We have had the experience. -It is paid for. TRY us. Phone 1200 ;