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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LKTHBRIOGR DArLY i HERAU) MONDAY. NOVBMHKR 5, 1917 Deralfc Hlbcrta Ibroueht lo an end. service inraeuw J bdlcve to be the Rates: I Oi.'lr. delivered, per week......It f- delivered per year ......J5.00 bymalX per year.........51-00 .Weekly, hy inalL per hy mall, per year to U.S..U.OO I _____________ TELEPHONES Bnslneas Office U5I Edtlorlal OBce............... tttl W. A. President and Managing Director John Torranca Baaueis Maosjfr Dales ol expiry of euoscriptlons pur daily 6b address libel. Accept- of papers after eiplnllon data l> authority lo conllaue icrlptJoti. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Military writers say thai ihe Teutons have failed ol their ob- jective on the llallan front, the lines of the Italian de- fences at certain slraleglc points, and that thjo hlg drive collapsed al Its ,vllal stage. It Is certain at least now, that Ihe Italian forces hare able to permanently stem Ihe Austrian advance and' that they' are eveu conducting successful operations ..on Ih'elr own behall against the en- emy.-- The.FreDch offensive on Ihe Olse hi.France Is driving Ihe Germans from their last defences of this sector of the French front, and this will corn- fplelei for Ihe French the winning of vast piece of territory tie capture of which was begun with the drive early In the year. "'fARMF-HS SUPPOHT UNION GOVERNMENT Fresh evidence Is being offered every.'day lhat Ihe orgauUed farm- ers arc supporting union governmeaL despatches conveyed the K decision oT the Saskatchewan Grain rers In favor of union govern- t and Uie last Issue of the Grain Gnide contains a striking in favor of onion government iJSvX'I .sljns Indicate' Itisl throughouf English" speaking Canada public oplo- is" rallying strongly to the sup- port -of. the. new .nnlon government. Only .a. very small portion ol.the press L .'reuiEJDE antagonlilic, together with ,.iT minority of the old bird-tbell party Veterans. Public''opinion hu been .for- many months demanding wlti jnilslence, that Rj" government or'a'UBion gorern- for ihe prMetntion ot war- Canada can now" hold up i -fts-head .along with Great Britain, Xqstfalla, New Zealand and South Sirica. The personnel of tie new gov- ernme'nl' Is remarkably s'lrongl. Sir Tlohe'ri Burden. succeeded ..In bringing together the. very cream-ol yje'i-brainsi "of :.the Liberal, Independ cent 3nd" Labor elementi'-cJ -i oiilside of Quebec. Impartial obaerv fcrs must Egree that never Hloce con federation has there been a cabinet at containing the brains, force and executive ability represented in the rieV government. Whs looked, to be an impossibility has accomplished fad, and Can citizens generally are sratil the'result." news that the union govevu jnent is flnslly In office will he pleas ant to. our soldiers oh the firing line Canada hau now ipver soldiers Eonhd of Lhe "enemy's have paid Uie supreme some lie suffering wounds :7rin thrf'hoopltals and the remainder "v.are flgbtuis for de.m J- qcficy and the defence ol-jOur i homes. .There.Is no party In the; trenches'. on- opoldlers go "anr.t'b.e. lop" and shoul .to shoulder charge the enemy lines, .Ihey are animated only by the iplrll of union and the determination .victory. Jt our soldiers on the.'flr Jig Ijie In" the.presence ol the'areal 1 eel_ menace lhal civilization haa ever ffted-ctn give ui such an example to'thfa, why ihonld we not snppor at. home! In the presence Q supreme citizen, like the should adopt Ihe old Homan irilem" where "none were lor the jarly, hnl all were for Ihe stale." Ere, ol course, some dl pointed'and dlsialUIled the two old parlies. Or caitonally- :we hear .the charge. Cori'seiVa'llvV has 'bee tracked by Ihe premier and those wh ajtlsted In Ihe formation ol D "government. TVe also hea those Liberals and Independent 'hare Joined the union govern sacrificed their .princ' jl Is.'a poor lime to hrlng fo "such-charges and U Is not th 't cldzcn who make natly.br Ib _ .fas new, franchise act and t] of a vlclo al- government aervaals ihroughuul all Canada, Instead of being restricted to Otts.vs city as al present- Contract! for the government are to lia swarded on merll. Henceforth the Job hunter and the pstrooaje seeXer will find the usual svenues closed. H the new government In domestic politics ot- ters us nothing more than the eltmln- a-lon ol the pitronage system H will be well worth while. Ihe pro- gram also guarantees an Increase In income tax in the cai on war uroflts, which has been strongly de- manded by the eenenil public thrmijhoul Canada for many months past. Another guarantee Is that pro- fiteering shall cease, and profiteers will no longer be permitted to gouge the public in the hour of the na- tion's agony. There have been no bargains and no promise In respect to the tariff, which Is naturally a burning question In the West, hut W9 day take It for granted lb.nl there will he no Increases In tbe tarlll and It any change is made It will be in the nature o( a downward revision. It Is reasonable to suppose that when the new government begins to con- sider domestic problems and the ab- solute necejslly ol Increasing lood supplies, that the Implements ol pro- duction may be placed the free i list- An energetic publEc. opinion ould assist towards c'lid very ODsIderably. The division of the cabinet In two a decided Innovation In Canada, ne half of the rabiuet will devote s attention lo the prosecution ol le war and the war problems. The .her halt will concern Itselt with omestlc problems, and the recon- rucllon work necessary at the con- usloD- tipertence only will prove wisdom or otherwise of the new But to the onlooker fl sp- ears lo "be a wise and busluesslile revision. The new government In personnel, in Its program, end In s systematic arrangement promises exceedingly well lor a live, honeat cd efficient business administration f the alfalrs of the nation. farmers of the pral- e provinoea ever since the oul- reak of tbe war have demanded a ational government al Ottawa, and e believe that their support lo Iho ew union administration will he hole-hearted, and in the highest de- ree patriotic- There nre certain ell defined and fundamental princl: ea for which the organized grain rowers have stood for many years, hey adhere to principles BB nuly lodny as ever. But the organized grain growers re not the citizens to waste Ke strength and the resources of the itlon by Internal strife when the nemy Is at the believe thtt the qraln romrt are wHllng.-tQ accept any tenni, .for cessation ol nterriil pblitloal: itrugflei until the li fo'rud ti After that. the far1 M-i wQl push for'the fnlflllmenl of helf, pwTi demsnds .witii 1 the', vigor' at-.their' disposal. In the. meaatlme they ;..7rlii carry on. their will-give the ndorse the union prrarnmeni and uiy support.. "In to the Uriff, permit me to quote frum the statement recently Issued In commcrt with other Inde- pendent candidate! In Can- tit, '1 trn prepared lo forego the Im- rntdlitt nurtttr If given full attur- that adequate measure of and interne taxation would he put In operation at the licit moment, and that thus Genuine mobilization of wealth would accom- pany cgnscrfptlon of men.' The gov- ernment's policy jnfani '.his condi- tion, and on th: bails stated I am prepared lo give It my support. "Mas- 1 add that in uiy opinion the success of the government win de- pend upon the ueejee in which part- isanship can be eliminated from the working out ol ils program, which renders it a mailer of first Import- ance that men of Independent mind e returned whercve: possible." "Very hiihlf credliiote 10 Sir Rohe fcirdcn; iai of htai ,'colietgu i sSared, lii -HiftV- i erVirnertt hive -it'eil 1- the MnVt iflJe but fn-t.M: hiMJi.kf ra both jirtant (or the Immediate flreat so accord a pfaii rong men parlle f Ificlr country ha n tficlr love for part lha new gover tWi ne lawyer Don-, and lhat is the al- orner who, must be. a law- The British Columbia govern- ment cnlj' h.BR too. Alber- a bns four and Saskalchewau Taxation is the only sane and dens cratlc melhod of raising- patrio- c lutd. U Is debatable, however, the Dominion or province loald uu the' taxing, ID our judg- ment the Domrnloa government should kve Imposed a heavy enough: income ax to provide for Ihe Patriotic fund. U is not a surprise that lion. A. Hudson has, retired as attorney eneral of QIanltoha.' It "has .been enerally known lor some time that Is private affair; demanded Jhat he iould return lo hla. .law.-pracllce- li' life means sacrifice, and Mr. Hudson could nol afford, to "sacrifice is business obligations, any. .Ipnser, 'o man offered greater promise, in uhllc life and It IE to be hoped that e will return Lo puhlic service laler. I he does he will attain a high place D our allslrf. ..whpl.e-heintd ort so lony-.M ;itiVagtloiis and coa- Mt" wirrBiliUial It will ts'iiurtirt. ot harnioay attempt j by or oih 'otlUiiftM shoulder ivho ratind "upon he farmers' 'plattoro In favor of ttf 3lled brjloi, or-f.oilonljt 'caDdldales, are no, "union govern- ent supporUn thole candl- atea" .'who itaJid. aplon the'- tinners', laltorm.'; heat'1 premise.of har- Is .16 farmers' candU dates- foil' m- ericlei where-they bire-slrei prealds-at 'of the Manitoba and "farm- rs'.caudidale .for oE Com- mofis rln. 4fan., also" ap TOTMipf tht anlon -government and ts policy. He hu addrMied a letter to the ileclbn of Macdonald, In which "In order Ih'lljhere no mis .nderatsndlng u -to my- attitude on public questions Involved In the prea ml iltuitloU: In: Canada, 1 hgg In .uhmlt to you following aUto oent: cttrtleil period of the rir'I hare iecornlwd obligation reatlni Bpon Canada lo do ler share great conflict IE wblcb htr own trtfdom li iivplnd as well as' ihs of o! the inplre tnd the f eierally. lira :OB'rewrid-piibrlciy'li president of Grain Growtfi' ajioclalfon'at standing for naUoul (overriment which would l supported the people ai which -would orfanlH to the illesl ezicnt the rejoarcea of" Ihe the1'winning 'of "IBS' hive nude It clear that m my vle-v wo thlDB .would be Involved In such organliatloa. First, the secnrlif o be men'iecenatt to mtn the fight n[ HM, Hid of Ihe nnsDCfal of the ni tec In order to eqmUre ihe birten ol the war .cost, and to at the earliest moment to -meet that cost I convinced that there U n unl venal demand on the plrt of on Peoole generally that the energy and resources of the men at home, ai wel es Ihe strength and courage ot Ihe. men al the should he devoted ID.the ;We hay' now In Canada i union goiernmenl, formed under the lead ershlii of.sir Robert Borden, ana dm U.beral. independent am servauves. That government'a nollcy preiealed, recently. [0 ,he y goes much farther In (he direction 1 have Indicated above lhan goffered heretofore. It stand act, lo secure roinforcemenls for our soldier; to adequate laiatton ol war an for Increased laiatlon ol Incomes a necesslUled hy conllniiance c In addition to this ii pleated let the enactment ot elfe Krea to prerenl Mccaslvo pr ol co-o with a TICW to the rcdncllon of .producing and marks't. abolllloli of patronage (he1 Civil Service act vice. This goes far Get reaJy to buy your Victory Loan wud now. UP THE BUSY MAN Blackle Is coasting ot a new audi- torium, 3S by SO ft. IB elze. Chas. Harrison. R. conductor ul North Bay, will be 3 labor candi- date in .Nlplsslng. N'oble, member of parUa.- rnent (or Hastings, Bug, froiu 1SS5 lo 1SS5, died. Princeton University Sis 1.621 stu- dents serving In 'the United Slates forces. J. P. Morgan S subscribed fifty millloa dollars 'to the second Liberty loin. The death ol .ulaia Marshill. Oil ver, iu his ninetieth year, removed old pioneer ot-NcrthUumtrles.' The Manitoba government only hasj ttvo. Premier Brewster. of British Col- nibla, Premier Martin, pi- EasXatche- aa, Premier Norrls, of Manitoba, nd Premier Murray, of Xova Scotia, II Liberal leaders, of 'uh- government, aad Ihe; antls have ut Uie entire lot' la the trallor lass. The traitors oifer 'fine com- any these days. Root. M.P. for the St. Laurence' aivfsioil of Mont- real, will net seek re-electlou. Mr. Russell Glbsou, of Ihe Bank ol Commerce staff. High fllvcr, hasbeen transferred to the branch at Vulcan. Caril. C. K.'Mcl'herson. son of the .te D- F. >lncPherson, of Clinton, nt., was killed-In action. C'apt. John Woods, son of J. W. I'oods, of Gordon ilaelay Co, Tor- nto, was killed In action. While palnllng on n ship at Mont- eal, .Ernest aseJ J5, slipped If the sllnB on he was silting nd was drowned. '_ The Independent Labor parly- of Vcllanil Counly lias nojulaated Aid. .Hughes. WelJand, as canilldaie T. A. Bryant, ol Lake McGregor, nnounces that he will uot seek IhQ on-parllsan nomination RIy- Senator" Curtis, of 'Kansas, will In- roduco a bill with the object .of pro- Idlng rural' colonies' lor soldiers' amines. Mrs. John 3. O'Brien, mayoress oi loorhaven, Fla., fined herself ten ollars for allowing one of her horses i stray, .1 Constant reports are reaching El Paso of another Mfiicart revolt, "plan- ed hy-Gen. Felit Diaz lo the onsttlutlbn of 1S51. Edward" Tlusley, far "iBiiny yeiri uperlnterident of game and fisheries n Ontario, has resigned. Donald 3Ib- Donnld, -.who has been acting depu'ty mlnlster o[ game." anil sue- (From Oy Clwr. CorvMpondeQt) NohleEord, Kov. Women's nstttute are holding 'a Ifort here on when Miss P. of Dayslind. the president f (ho Alberta Women's rnilHuV.irill lay a iitit to the newly fornie'd branch he meeting .will he 'held in -the choolrooin on Saturday afternoon al hree, and all the members 'are 'urg- ed to be present. Sunday being the annlveraary. q( 'rolestantlim, the Hey.M. A.'Leslie, .ireached a special, sermon, on: Mer- In Luther, which was' IMeiirf' .lo great altenUon.'" lss Fltchell lell lasl alghLfor Cal. jary where she is going to reilde In uture. ;v The ladles old ot the Preibylerifa ihurch held Ihelr usual.meellns yej- erday al the Grand View" farm-at Ihe nvIUtlon of Mr. B. Moser." Work on Ihe new church has now teen beguo In real earnest "and .Ihe rams will soon be up'.', .The tonlrac- or Is rustiln; things ahead tail as poaslbiyin this llne'wealher.' Organliation for Ihe .Victory nai been started here.' 'Mr. J. Harris and Mr. C.R. Cranston going' to Leth- irldie last night to attend the 'meet ns of ths ctKnmlltee. .They ivJir en deavor lo. map oul Ihe whole pi IJie Nfrjjlefprd-aiid1 Mona'rchidlBfriclB'-ifn'd let every laTmer they can to up some ol the loan. It, is quite (7! dent that the of'Ihe can.for the Lelhbrldge come from the surrounding coi.ih -A Elaff of men arc' here' working ai Ihe new school home and It Will he ready for use alter the Christmas holl daya, [Work also been itarlea on the are erecting arid they expect-li have Ihe use of; II" Very joon. In these hulldlngi plnns are out for a new bank building of hrlcV which will be erected by Ihe Bank of Canada on a cor jilt lot facing King St. sr.i Are. The local pool man, N." Sorenton bought the neil lol'to. the, poo hall and will built! a barber's ihop a an extension to Ills preient Holding) rjme Into ihe I'ifvn from Calsary Ihe other, staled that Ihlr rsa the hualetl 'place h hrfd heard :of lime, On every hand oulldlnga are colne-u and not small ohlcln bul auhslantla bulldlmi which show-the steady; In creiw of the place.' Hallowa'eii. celthraleil In Ih; usual style here hut 10 far ai we cai lean] no damage waa done. IMPORTANT CONFERENCES New York, Nov. series of Im portanl dealing' S'Hh wa mantifaclirrlng problems .wllj'bo hfi] In New York neit week berf ecu mem hers ol Ihe special committee ol th Hritlsh ministry on an ii! local msnufactutern, engtn labor ihd economfc espcrlii'.. IX les Ureit. Brilatn Mi met an d_ In nupplylng'thc rait nlorii o for (he prcff eeds him: idl In. full ol one hundred peo- BeicherJ'oI'Ybnfcers rho- has beea In: a sanitarium for ome time, dragged her father in ront ot an oncoming ;fraln at'.Starn- ord. Conn. Both falher'and datfgbl'er -ay die. A. j. "Johnson, druggist, of sarnfa, I as nominated as lard-bearer toi iuppori the union government, find l ]ppose Fred Pardee. eiJM.H., who was iomicated by the who will also- s.uppoft the tfnion g'ofern- ient Count James Goh-ih-law Louis CAlcago..Packer., las been arrested as an alien. -.11 deported -lo Italy have' to ervE in the Italian army." It is cla'lm-; ed he tried lo Rain access to naval secrets. Mrs. Theodora Housovell. now n Paris leaching .Trench to American soldiers. As a result ol the war shortage In winder twine, huge crops of hemp aro being raised Iu Missouri. The V. S. Liberty loan will exceed the estimated matlinum of five blllloni by al least Mrs. Johu llldgeway, a leading resident of llrockvllle, died suddenly. Sho was Ihe only the late ex-Mayor John II. FVlfonl. Out ol a population of 100, Creston. 11. C., has had 102 enlistments. To ilato there have been 19 reported tlll- ed-and 42 wounded. flev. Dr. Dougall, of Askln St. Mcth- odlsi church, Londou, and Rev. J. T. C. Morris, of Wesley church, Hamil- ton, will exchange pastorates ucxt June. I Whlio maklue repairs on Ihe tug- boat Oracle. Thomas llcl-san, Ihe euglneer, formerly of Harcourl, X.B., feil Into the Mlraralchl river and was drowned. New York Slate Industrial Com- mission has made a ruling per- mitting smoking In almost all laclor- les. even those which are not fire- proof. Fifteen hundred callle cars have been requisitioned and rushed to Mejlco lo hrlng tho cattle lhal aro dying of drought there to more [avSr- ed grounds. Gust J. Pflualheodoropoumound- urgloloaalclialakoupoulos, ot ChlCBgo, holds the disllnclloc of having the longest name pledged for a Sccoud Liberty loau bond. The Evening Indiprmlent. of St. Petersburg, Florida, has n delightful custom which few papers would bo hold enough lo emulate. The Inde- pendent publishes in the aftemoou, and if the sun has iiot shoue during the day up lo the lime It reaches Uio street It gives the whole edition away. In a recent issue It" announces lhat H has had to do Ihla the previous dny for the forty-rival time In Ihe seven yeors during which tho oiler has stood. Theodore Doucel, of the law firm of Doiicet and Philips, one of the oldest aod beil known 'notaries In Montreal, died yesterday, "aged 71 years. -His grandfather, Jloj. N. D Doucet, ..M.P., fought at. Chatcanguay1 In 1S12 under De Sallsberrv. the late LadyiMlddlelon, 'wife 'at Sir Frederick Jllddlelon, O. D., who al (ho lime commanded Ihe Imperial ter. of Theodore FOR THE GARAGE l-OK THE SOHOOLIIOUSI-) YOUK HOME LARGE VARIETY ON Be SURE AND GET PRICES. HAYR HARDWARE CO. IHiarl) THE HOME OF All the "Great Ones" -AMONG KREISLER, ELMAfV, KUBEL- IK) MAUDE POWELL, WILL Visit Your Home VICTOR RECORDS BRING THEM AND ALL THE GREAT ARTISTS TO YOUR HOME TO ENCHANT FAMILY, AND YOUR GUESTS, WITH THE EN- THRALLING RENDITION OF MUSIC'S MASTER- y 1 PIECES. NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY YOUR VICTROLA AND MASON 4. RISCH IS THE ONE BEST PLACE TO tw RISCH ST. S. FIFTH LETHBRIDOE The .N'silohal Amcrlcsn organization L Whose ssoclallon, announced Harry G. Gardner, IQ Toronto lurpoac Is to promote loyally to'the iovernment, was organized at.Vclya, N.D., end Immediately petitions .jvero circulated asking for the resfghalion of United Stales Henaipr Gronna of N'orth Dakota. In order" to encourage the -Increas- ed production of looil eltprts arc being made to secure lor the !armcrs, by Improved distribution, a" steady aupply ot bran, shorts and' mill feeda at rjrlcea as low as CCBB- kine.lo a ja'inl, 'meeting of iie Canadian and Itolary, clubs IniUon- don. Rev. Clarl-, of WeBlmount, Montreal, referred lo Ihe war prp- Iteera as follows: "Gort: will "seo to .hat, and there 13 absolutely no es- cape from Ihe divine law 'of- justice." formerly a -and school .eacher, was Benlenccd. to months' Imprisonment jofler i pleading guilty lo two -charges, one! ot fraud and the other of obtaining goods under false pretences. The Sacltatchcwan Melhodfsi con- ference special comir.llle'e', passed a resolution favoring (he union govern- ment, bill evpremlng dteapnolnt'mchl that no definite pronouiitfemenl haa been made wllh reapectilo DomTnjbii- wide prohibition. _ In cbmrndnd of the 2S7lli Railway. 'Constriftlfon Corps.'wIII (.onlest fjoiith for tho Cornmoni as an Indeftendenli'wln' Ihe-war candHatfi It of that txmstlluency arid will nhorlly leave lor .homo to conduct hlsVcnm; palgn. While Ihe province ot Ontario hai given for lied Cross purnoi-'j es In pasl three years, tlie ytoV' luce of Quebec given only WD, so W. II. Miller, nrosfdenl bl Iho Quebec provincial of (he lied Cross Society, Hated (o ft meellnE (o Crogs Society, Miieil [6'., tv. meet- ing to organize rtmpa'lgn. "As Victory Sir' Kredeffck pletily of cent, In' eiiln country. want 'THIS IS "BESSIE Two Car No. TWEMTV THE SALE. ONE OF THE LOT TO'BE SOLO fa FOR SALE AUCTION- AT. THE FAKMDHS' BAIJN, LETiniRIDGE; On THURSDAY, NOVEMBER AT trt tfil< lot will be from 20 td 30 incmlhs, and roans, Lwo fir (hreo bulls and will (his'nbied'ScoIlUh famliltfl, such as VIII ABA Glrjs, Marihii. and Clarets, Include itverat Myrttee, Lan- X HKKD T0 TltH KITT NO, BULL. ..1070.J3, ,.S, W. PAISLEY, Lacarahs, Auclloneer TERMI CASH RAMS The c.nr of Lincoln on Friday allsolcl (he day they van supply anwlher t-ai- if w J.H. PATRICK SOl ;