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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ftttifc THE Lfel HBBimJB MAY 1918 THE FARMERS AND THE CONSCRIPTION pll itrlmage to Ottawa leaves ripple or two For Uiere is the reflection that this thd first Gov ernment In fifty years that hns liAd the courage to handle the farmer Hho nn ordinary hwqian subject to the same burdens and the people who live in agriculture Is a baalc rod us try this country also because poli ticians wanted Ihe agricultural the farmer has escaped llghily for siany Rightly or wrongly there has grown up in the clly the impression that the farmer IB much respon sible for the high cost of living us the he has done very well Indent out of the and thnt ho ought across more True lie pays via the to the Dominion but so dffes everybody His township taxes are he Is not the victim of MR his contri butions to the Patriotic and Red Oosis funds do not make a deep hole in liis and altogether he gets off tviiii a very small share of the while man B as compared the city mun who is bled white for war of one kind and an besides paying heavy realty taxes and two income to the municipality mid one to the Gov ernment at His The farmer complains that he has hot n taxable but the farm ers arithmetic foils to take account of many things that rim away with incomes in the for fn which is regarded by him ns the bounty of nature to his own family hut as dollars and cents to the consumer in tlie It is on the cards that same day the vexed question of the farmers assessable Income will be settled by the simple nrtifice of taxing him on his capital investment and the surplus he has soaked away in the course this sounds like hearsay because tlie farmer has been so long accus tomed to see everything Coming in and nothing going out that he is liable to make a hollerwhen confronted by real So far as taxing the Ringworm Scalp Sores If you want speedy help try the So easy to ap not greasy or it washes into the scalp and the relief is Try it today on our Higinbotham firmer It we are Just grand In BcottaW In our Another of the farmer Is the duty on agricultural Imple The argument IB thnt the tools of taxed but for that so everybodys are tho tools of This pencil that Corns Lift Off Doesnt hurt a bit to lift any corn or with No humbug You truly can lift off hard soft corn or corn be tween the as well as hardened callnses on bot tom of feet without one bit of A genius in Cincinnati discovered It is an ether and tiny bottles of this magia can now had at any drug store for a few Apply several drops of tins freezone upon a tend aching corn or a Instantly all sorondss dis appears and shortly yon willfind the corn or cil 1ns so shrivelled and loosa that you lift off the You feel no while applying freez one or No more corns or calluses to tortnra yon and they go without causing one twinge of pain or Ladies Keep a tiny bottle of freez one on the dresser and never let a corn or pallus ache nra Insomnia Cured Without Drugs Internal Bathing Relieves the Tf you do not sleep there is always some Dont start dosing with Nerves cant consume itlleve the cause and a sound Bleep will ho the The system cannot he right if tho Colon or large intestine is not kept clean and free from all Bathe Internally if you want perfect C Rapid years from Nervous In Hcmnia and Had no u and doctors did not cxpect I live through the You book interested I got a Cascade and in n few days obtained 1 now sleep and enjoy my meals better than years I the Cascade a Godsend The Cascade is a perfect fid appliance for Internal in vented by Tyrrell of New and lias been the means of re storing thousands to perfect It is shown and explained by Red Cross Drug Hook will be pleased to give you an I write with and the paper that I tools of my are taxed but as long ns 1 can sell my product I do not complain be cause lead pencil costs me five rents when it might have cost me Us markets that make people happy and tho farmer has more mar kets and better ones right now than he ever hud Wiser Many of the fanners who two days visiting Ottawa at a time j when they would have more j profitably employed on tiier farms j went home wiser and more Cheer ful men when theyhad listened to Sir Hobert Boidens The no more than any other statesman In this desires to take men away from their 7ence fill occupations and send them to the battlefieldsof where as it the great struggle is ini progress which is to make not only Europe the whole world safe for democracysiWhat one may would there be in the toil of men habituated to free institu tions if they had to goosestep tosthe tune the Him plays There is no breach of broken As the crisis tightens day to day we realize that our one inviolable pledge is to winthewar by whatever means we Our allegiance ie to the democracy that we have painfully won in a thousand and if we would not lose it we must stand on the letter of promises made when the conditions were Production was the word a few months manpower is the need The only true consistency is with the pres It is reasonable to suppose that many of the visiting farmers went home with a light on their duty to the As a no Government can undertake to say that thte or that class com munity will be immune from the flesh and blood Sacrifice this horrible war For example that no Govern ment would ever lay x conscripting hands on the Govern ment and after one wild spasm or Quebec has settled down to her duty and is going about it willingly and even Simi the Lave been think ing that the Government would keep conscripting hands off the Government has done its but cruel circumstances ran away with the Governments intentions and now it is up to the former to make his sacrifice at least as will ingly as Quebec makes It is a safe guess that not a single soul democratic country is in but ifeedsf niusC devil drives It goes without saying that conscrip tion involves many sons sole supports killed in but these hardships are the daily lot of city people who have given their loved onesto the cause and no one believes that the farmer will lag behind other Christians In love of the country that has made him happy and He will see his duty and he it without Not a The farmers did as some con meet with a rebuff at AVhat they met was a honest statement of Premier Borden of our war needs and the drastic measures necessary to keep the old flag fly ing at the Canada cannot afford to yield Inpatriotism to the United which country doea not believe that its democracy is threatened by extending selective conscription to farmers Union Issue1 its edict In fact the Government was strongly opposed to interfering withthe farmer at all and it was only the explicit revelations of the military authorities that finally swung Cabinet opinion the other A great deal has been said about the Governments refusal to allow the farmers topursue their griev ance on the floor of the The case of Samuel Compers Is The King was accorded the privilege of addressing the House case was not on all fours with that of the King Samuel came with a message of good will and pullilltogether aired no grievances save those against the What the farmers wanted was to hold a post mortem on a grievance that was buried some hours all the objectors to conscription were given a hearing on the floor of the the Kings business would be months behind instead of weeks ahead it is in thte short sharp winthewar Tho idea is to win the war first and thresh out the grievances The farmers can hardly have fail ed to noftce that if fnion Govern ment chastened with Its left it blessed with its In the near future we ae to have Government owned railways operated for service for roasonabhi dividends to the in and not for the swollen for tunes of railway Some day or other tho may be absorbed Us the THE CANADIAN SALT tlWITBO by the but meanwhile presence as a competitor with Government railways should have a good effect in checking loose Vrnsi nees management simply because the railways are public property Ulti mately the farmer should reap the benefit of Government ownership of railways in reduced freight rates and the consumer in the reduced cost of Arthur tells far mers that our fine Canadian conmi tutiou has been signs of But really our constitution Is In no great The reformers have taken the wine out of our and the food i Con roller Juts ii out thr bwt we are having n prottw good dose of blood uud iron to make t0 for After the war our constitution will be stronger than appe tite we wiil have for the construc tive legislation We will be as hungry as fat man after an attack of typhoid NO DAMAGE May damage to the wheat crop is the reassuring news from the department of agriculture whose officials made an inspec tion of the Edmonton district within a radius of fifteen miles of the secretary of is to flslt Ottawa shortly to attend the International Fisheries He is to be met by Chief Justice of New Brunswick formerly Minister of Marino and Fisherfcs who will confer on fisheries Hazen on left Ucdfield on THAIN WAI flttf were tttfe f trastoofthy to the ef fect that when tho trtln dttr Ing pmpwor ClmrMt of triaHungary on hit return from ConMftflUftaftta was past through Bnlgsrla It wan hy Bulgarian on Some At the windows are satd to e ftftFusts May juprethe oottrt cnstttberV Justice Murphy Muted the applies tlint 0t Andrew liquidator of the Dominion Truat for leiivA to devote only portion of bM time to the liquidation at decreased The application had benn before Mart tor mouths and hns caused mimeroui heated between the legal of the liquidator and those of various several of Inwyon threatening to drop the This refusal of the court was on the tact that there no omlentu for such im adttan and be cause of the fttronubua objection of various 9 LEMON WINE Cold Refreshing Invigorating Lethbridge Brewing and Mailing boojt called deal over our the Wijy nights with Ask mows iji his and sliowa other rove The GrayDort is not just a city It is not just a car popular on the paved roads of the The GrayDort has been proved right here in Hundreds of Alberta motorists now drive Over varied roads in the prov from south to this car has been And everywhere the verdict is one that fills us with Alberta One motorist praises the economy of the The low consumption of The long mileage from The absence of trouble and Another finds in this car the power and speed that he needs without costly V A third talks constantly of A roomy five passenger car is unusual value at the GrayDort You havealready heard much of the Go now and ride in Ask your nearest dealer for a demon He will gladly give GRAYDORT MOTORS LIMITED In the United States The Dort Motor Car The GrayDort embodies the most advanced know ledge in light car engin Its 4cylinder engine is a splendidly powerful light in weight and smooth run The electric light ing and system is the justly famous The chassis at every point bears evidence to the skill of our The body is the master pro duction of our own body Models include 5pasaen ger car 3passenger road ster sedan sedanet Price of car is j ALLEN JACK LETHBRIDGE ;