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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. NOVEMBER II, 191R rHK LKTllRIUDOE DAILY HrJHAUJ PAGE THREE THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PAS By Wellington WRE EVERY BfT CW�LE CT PRESfcRVtNQ-THe j OH SURE: Cv COURSE? H-HEAVENST STICK, WD LBTr lUEM WALK CfTVfTTH THE H0U5E: " .WHY PONT VOL) po ^^ouT^oI^vsIn'^hepe- and "WAT THE| DON'T ESQqpE WHILE I "PHONE. FOR THE ' ^POLICE ?f~- TEMPORARY CHANGE Ik TRAIN SERVICE Account Inflii'-tr/.n Kpidomlc effective t'j.i'l [ m. NovernhV "rid. train No. fill from Mr-,1 li-inn lint. In t'algary tia Lethbridcs' and Alil'Tryil". will run on Monday, Wednesday ami Friday. No. fi2 from Calgary tfl Medicine Hat via Aldorsy.lo and T^thhridgo. '.'�111 run on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. No. ',22 from Edmonton to Calgary ".vill run dally except Sunday. No. fi?,3 and .124 between Calgary and Kdmonton will bo withdrawn. No. f.27 and r.LVS between tlnrdisty ami Kdmonton will ho withdrawn. I'"or further particulars apply any '�'. P. }L Ticket Agent, or J. E. PROCTOR, District Passenger Af;enL Calgary. .;. �-.. .. .j. .;. .;. *> JUSTICE TO CERMANY *  : : : * : * : * : : : : * * * c Now York OtiUnol; i. The lundamciilal vice of IJe.rniutiy wltli.lt has brought tills tragedy upon I in: world Is the fact, that she recog-lilttcs no divine laws, nothing super-lor to in.ii- uwii self-will, no suvi reig/i-l.v to which she should he loyal. "I'll* only law sin- known is the law which the state enacts. Sin; (loos not, even recognize law.-, wlilc.di ihe different plates ti 1111o to enact, although she has united with tln-in In Ilus enactment. Hut there are divine laws to which nations arc subject. Might that furn i-hed l>y Die Institute- of .lu.stinlan nearly two thousand years ago: "A cotitiuiit. and perpetual will to render to e.-ieh iiuo his own rlKlit." I'rani'e and ltidi;iuui have ,-i (denr ri:;hl. to veparation for the injury inflii-ted up-  in them in violatinn of law and of d and tlermany saiici ioneil. if : lie dM not iusjiire, the i�I"iJs.iJ. Itussja e:ui�n to Hie defense nl .-o-rbia; (;erni:ui\ a'tacked not llu> :.ia but i''ranoe. She had no caiittc1 of isjiuplaiiu against Kranccc nxctpt her �in'.-s that France would eomo to the aid of 1'usnia. In her utlack nRtilnt.l I'rar.c i' she invaded Hulntcim. whose neutrality slut had her-i-If bii.uunleotl. In this invasion she frankly acktiow-iedpecl hor.-iel!' at Vault in the following declaration of her I'rimn MlntKti*r: tJenUemen, we aro confronted hy a necessity, and nocnastty knows no law. Ouv troops have occupied f/.ix-omhiirK. 'md have porhnpK ulroaily en-�torod Ui:U;liiin. (lontlotnon, thi" is contrary to intoniationul law. Tho French GovtM tvinnnt, it in trtio, deihu-i) to UrtlSHiils thul it would res Vint tho unulrulliy of llulgluni so Ioiik as tho imiimy slunilil do sai. \\y. know, tiiiivovi'i', (hat I'raiico iva.s road}' for iiKKronshm. Kranoo could wait; we. could not. A I'ronfli attack upon our flank on the lower Khlnn mifrhl have Jiflon fatal to tiM. Thus we have been lompelled to overrido the. jUHtifluhlo protects of Uuxonibui'K and tho 13ot-*;lan (Jovornmit'it. j.'or tho offoiiso- I i.poak plainly-for tho offeu.se which wo aro thnrohy committing itRnlnsI thorn wo shall Indotnijify thom ns noon />.*i our military objort la attained. Oermuuy hiilonRod to what may ho rtain agroomontH or convontionH which woro, In Uio main, simply a formal rocoRiiltlon of prin-  IplOH of olvillziHl warfnro wdiloh had boi'omo hy pnu'Ueo tho common law of nation;>. They providod that "a hol-ItKeront party which vlolatow tho pro-vlsionB of mild reRtilullons ahall, If th� cafln ilontnnda, ho llablo to pay eompoimatlon. It sliul! ho nispontilblo for all acta commuted hv potHOtta forming part of its tirmml forcoa." Among thuao roBulstiona woro tho following: (1) That prisonorK of war nba.ll not bo employed In works connected with war oporatlona; C') that as far urf po.s.ilblo building.s dodlcutod to rollgion, art, Hclcnco, or chtirltablo purposoB, historic innnumnntH, IiohpI-tala and iilaces whoro tho stck and wotmdfid nro colloctod, miisl bn spur-ri, providod thny aro not hoing usod at tho tlmo for military imrpoapa; C!> that fumlly honor and rlglitti, tho IIvuk of pornons. and prlvulo property, na well as roligiotia convlctlonx and prac-tluo, must bo rosnoctod; (II that pill-ago is formally forblddfm; (M that hospital ahips ahall bo roapoctod and niompt from capturo; (111 that tho at-lack or hombiirdniont hy whnlnvoi' jnernns of towtiH, vlllagoa, dwolllnK�. or hutldiiigs -which nro tindofondod la prohibitT!; (7) that, no gonornl penalty, poituninry or othnrwlije, Hhnll ho itifllctod upon tho population on account of tho acta of tndivtiiunla for , Which tlioy cannot bo - rngarriod tia ' Jointly and sevorally roHpon�il)lii. Tn tho invasion of Belgium ' and France no attontton wag paid by Ger- \ many to these provisions of international law, although she had herself subscribed to them. Itelgians have been employed in labors cont'dbnlinn to the fJorhian arms, ciiui'clies. libraries, museums, have been specially marked out for destruction. Hospitals have been chosen as targets for bombardment. Hospital ship; have been singlei] out for attack at sea. Not only hnr- pillage been practised, bit' what th" robbers could not carry away they have in mere wantonness des iroyecl. Not only have iindefenthtd c:lti'S and villages been bombarded, hut letreaUng troops have habitually burned tint villages through which they pasted, or stored Ihein with mines timed to destroy He building* as soon as the Germans hud escaped from the perils. Men, women and children have beep seized and expatriated, and hundred.* of them shot without, trial. And on the soa the long-required law that no merchant, vessel can be sunk without provision for the safely of the crew and passengers has been disregarded. What docs impartial justice demand-�-"jus-tiro that play no favorites and knows no standard but the equal rights of the several peoples concerned?" Certainly it does not demand that the King of the I!ejgjans and the Prime Minister of l-'rance sit down �t the same council table with the men who have devastated their territory r.nd murdered their fellow-citizens. It does not mean that Belgium, France, and Italy .��hall act. inward Gennanv as though nothing had occurred to prevent a partnership with tier for the purpose oi establishing international justice and maintaining in'-ernntional ponce. Any League of Nations in Willi h the Allies should invite f'.er-many to share in It-sassins. It in because the. city is not sale while he is in large, utid bec.'iti-.'-his execution will serve as an effect, ual warning to the murderous gang which he Iirr jirotected. To destroy Hamburg or Cologne would not make Kronen cities secure. H would lej more apt. to incite, private revenge and involve French cities lit now pec-Us It would he to adopt the German method without the poor excuse furnished hy the fury Of battle. Kv'm a threat beforehand to destroy city for city, which has beet] propound, would hu of (luestioiitible value. It is doubtful whether tho throat would have the effect to prevent the destruction Ivy the Germans of Kreneh cities; Mid doubtful whether the Allied soldiers would hi; found willing lo apply the torch to a city undofendeil by troops and occupied hy eltluc.ns who me innocent of (he crimen which the destruction of tho city is supposed lo tivengn. It la juat that Germany repau, as far an money can repair, the dnina�e she has inflicted upon Franco and Hel-giimi. Her obligation to furnish such reparation is explicitly recognised by tho Hague convention which sho has signed, and In the case of Helgluni by the statement made hy tho Gorman I'rlmo Minister to tho Kolchstag at the opening of tho war. It Is just thai she give to tho Alllej. from her portx a ship for every one which Hhe has lawlessly sunk at tfoa. It Is jiiRt that tho cost of this reparation ho made to full aa far as possible on the individuals in Germany who are responsible for tho conduct, of tho war vathor than on tho common people, who havo been coerced or deluded into giving It their support. Ttaarofore it would ho just to take possession of Germany aa Germany took poBnoiislon of Uelglmn, and confiscate the property of tho war lords Including tho Kaiaor, confiscate the Krttpp works and all other munition factorioa, confiscate tho landed property of the .lunKor c.Iush without wlioao Riipport the wa/ would not and could not havo been'maintained, and use lhn procoeds of theso confiscations In paying tho damages due to llolglum and Franco. It would bo just to split tho groat estates into Hiuall holdings and to sell them to peasants on sotno adequate socurity that thoy would occupy and cultivate thorn, This would be just because such a peasant occupation of tho land would bo the best practical guarantee against militarism In the future. It would he just, to dismantle the forts, rodui'o tho fluet, and do whnti ever Is uucossary in tho disorganization or reorganization of tho army to glvo reasonable assurance that It THEY SEEK TO FORM A SOCIALIST llr cnam tErtrr London. Nov. li.- (1.11 p.m.) - The soldiers' and workmen's council, according to a German wireless message picked up here, has decreed that public utilities employees, physicians and domestic servants arc exempted from the general strike. The German Independent Socialists have proposed Dr. Karl Licb-knecht. Huqo Haase and Hcrr Oarth as members of the government, a German wireless messacie announced. Reoarding the negotiations between both groups of Socialists, the leader of the Social-Democrats announces, the message addn, that both parties arc seeking a Socialist republic, but will ask the people and the constituent assembly to decide. would not and could not he again used in a war of coniiuest. It would he just to bring lo (rial and condign punishment, any who. in violation of the laws of war and of ihe explicit convention of The 1 lactic signed by Germany, have been guilty of the crime of mnriK.r. Our correspondent, in The Outlook of October Iti tho article "With Whom and for What. Are We at War?" emphasi/.es this principle and cites as an illustration th� case of the captain of the .submarine who sank the l.usitaniu. The principle is sound and th?. Illustration is apt. In short, it would be jusi. to put Germany in till1 hands of a receiver who would pay its jtist dcbls to France and ficlgium and in the hands of a guai-diiin who would provide proicctlon for tbe German people and their neighbors from the uiadii'.eii who have bankrupted their Fatherland and brought upon the civilized world this unparalleled tragedy. It. would be just to put mi army of occupation In Germany until these acts of justice were accomplished. And it would be just to restore to France the territories of Alsace and Lorraine, of which Germany robbed her in t.>7l ; and it would not ho, just to restore to Germany any of the colonies of which she has been deprived by this war unless the citizens in those colonies consented hy a free Hnd untriimmeled vote to again conic under German sovereignty. We are not outlining a policy. We aro not at templing to cover in one brief article all the rights and duties of the Kuropeiin peoples We are only attempting to point out what wouli1 lie just in r.spes.: to Germany. France and Helgium. We are not saying that the course which w ... j Hut now you're � .. t, - i Since the pile j Hefean to mount .-1,t .. i "Spend as you go'. * � � "Not as rich as folks Unas!" "Family's expensive! ' Well, Alec -Sir. I mean * * # Isnt it time to i n: 'Ihe reckless spending. Kconomize, us you tell Your clerks to do. * t * Try sacrifice and thrill. �  � Huy Victory lionds! * . � If." good sense. Alec. >f i And duty, too. Fxeuso inc. 1 menu Sir. FARMER INVESTS $100,000 Winnipeg. Ferdinand l,a Flo,he who cultivates l.OOO acres west oi Winnipeg, called at the Victory Loan office Saturday and gave his cheque for fthfi.oi") for Victory bonds. Ui Fleclti was born in Louisville, Out,, and came west in 1 ssi;. He is aged )u. ami is a biu helor. EAT ONIONS AND YOU'LL PREVENT INFLUENZA ii". K. in Ottawa .Journal-Press i. dust, a few words to say thai. I do prevent believe many people could this influenza, a good deal hy eating onions freely. I do not. know just what, there is about, an union lo keep a.way sickness, but 1 do know that, when l was a little giil when if there was any contagious di.-easo spreading my f.ilacr always ordered a bushel or two of onions and or~ered tiiem eaten twice a day. None of our family was eye;- sick enough to call a. doctor. 1 have followed suit and I have, five strong healthy children. So far ! have been abb: to prevent any serious sickness just in that way. We havt onions on our table some way twice a day and eve are till well, thank you. I never serve them the same twice. I fix them every po-',-ihlt: way I can think of. AUCTION SALES I have been favored with insfriicMnni from the following gentlemen to sell by Public Auction at their respective places. Dates Will Be Advertised When Ban Prohibiting Auction Sales is Lifted. A. R. W0CKNITZ, 30-6-22, near Magrath. An extra fine bunch of wire bred anil grado Percherou horse?, cattle, pigs, farm implements, etc. W. H. JENKS, 33-10-22, near Nobleford. Some fine work horses and brood mares. An exceptionally good herd of milk cows. pigs, farm implement::, household furniture, etc. W. F. HOPKINS, HardieviUe. Some fine matched teams of horses, cattle, farm implement", household furniture, etc. Also two dwelling houses and lota. GEORGE P. PORTER 327 11th Street S. Auctioneer Phone 1602 Reference-Those from whom I have been favo-ed with miles. Dr. A,T. Spankie M.D., CM. i.l.J EYE, EAR, NOSC AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 Now p. Burns ntilldlng. Corner 8th Ava. and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office. J'hotio M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Intcrno and House Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear. Nose and Throat Hospital, New York Cltj, Specialist, to Calgary School Doard AUCTIONEER Long eiporlenco In stock ana farm machlnory. Sales conducted la. any tart ot Alberta. P. LA VALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Date* and Rates Cell The Dowsley Land Agency, Ueth> bridge. Phone 1609 NOTICE To Whom it -May Concern: This is lo certify that N. Schweitzer has applied to the attorney general for a license to operate the Dominion Howling Alley at Lethbriilge. Alia. Hecoitimended by W. J. Armstrong and K. H. GUI. K N. SCJIWRIT/IKR. 2T7-1 Applicant. MILNE TRANSFER Coal C.O.D. Prompt Service. Phone 13.15, 410 Llth Street N. Epidemic of Influenza Instructions Regarding the Care of Sick Persons Since Thousands of People Are Nursing Influenza Patients in the Provinces the Following Instructions Will Be of Value: [ Free! & Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon bo here and bring with It tho cold Vfoathor. Havo your furnaces overhauled by us. Kxpert work. ; Hot air furnuco work a spe-c.'.alty. Phone 1713 330 Sixth St. 8. Lethbrldge. Alta. DRAYING Of All Kind* WesternTransferCo. Limited -* � p. m. riwtaM mm __PHONU MUtt ......7... The Premier 'Annuity' (GENERAL DISABILITY) Affording complete protection against all disability arising from any Accident or Disease. No limitation as to disease. Hospital Indomnlty, Medical Treatment, Surgeon's Kees. Beneficiary Insured (accident) No liiedical exu/nlmitlim ro-quired. Total Disability $25.00 per week for life. Ask for rates. Tho Ocean Accident & Guarantee Corp., Ltd., of Loudon, iOngland. Surplus over $9,000,000. N. B. Peat & Co. AGENTS 10 Rylende' Block, Lethbrldge L. A. H. Roosa Draying and Baggage Transfer Day or Night Service to Any Train When Called. PHONE 1869 Residence 022 2nd Avenue South FURS-FURS-FURS Hlgheet Prices Paid CANADIAN HIDE AND METAL COMPANY 220 2nd Ave. 8. 264-0 >---J ^ ? ? NT ! WAR VETERAN J WHEN YOU HAVE A | JOB TO OFFER f Please notify Sec'y Veterans' Chib Phone 372 I. Fresh air is the most essential rei|iiiHitc to the comfort and well be-ing of patients, no matter how 111. ^. Ilest in bed for three days aftor fever has gone Is urged to prevent complications. Pneumonia cases should not bo kept in the same room with uncomplicated influenza cases. | 4. Nourishing food at regular intervals. | B. Plenty ot water or lcmontulo. j (i. General unworried service, avoid I chattering, nagging or questioning an- ticlputo wants of sickest pntlenlti, con-1 valescents usually ask for what they want. Keep (lie patients in isolntud room in separate beds Keep patient. In bed all of the tlmo. (This no-nus patient must not got up to go � fo the bathroom). Two or Hire" pll-lows uri'imped step fashion the lowest t well under the shoulders will make . breathing easier. Keep tho arms and '.shoulders, woll covered. Ventilate the room freely. At the out3ct< hcadachos 'and backaches are frequent. Cloths j (moist but not dripping) to the head, 'changed frequently givo some relief. Avoid anything that might, cause tho slightest eltlll. Cnro of mouth; a mouth wash ovnry few hourB ami cold j cream to tho Hps help to keep tho I mouth in a normal condition; If pat-i iont is extremely weak, swab tho tooth carefully with moistened cotton applications throe times daily. Coughing patients should keep mouth covered when roughing, paper napkins or three thicknesses of toilet papor used only once, are safe, mid hotter than rags or handkerchiefs. Keep a small paper bag pinuoil lo bedside, within easy reach of patients hand, to recolve tho usod napkins, t'hungo bag at least twice daily, or whenever It becomes half full. Tho invisible jjp.-ay from tho mouth and nose during coughing ami snoozing is aa dangerous as visible expectoration. Convalescent patients can bo masked, weak patients aro annoyed by them. FOOD Food-For the unhappy, feverish patients, liquid diet, hot or cold, u� preferred', milk, lemonade, vreak tea and coffee, broths. For convalescent patients not feverish, soft diet, gruels, cooked coreab, milk, jollies, soft boiled eggs, etc. Food may lie kept in a thermos bottle. Patients should drink some water when awake. PRECAUTIONS Precautions--All mouth washes, hath water, oxeta, and uneaten liquid food should he thrown Into the toilet by tho attendant. All hags, napkins, scraps of uneaten food, month swab, etc., should bo wrapped In clean newspaper before being carried to tho kitchen to bo destroyed by burning. All linen, shoots, masks, towels, etc, should be sulime'Ked in a large k�ttlo of cold water in the sick room, or put In a pillowslip or laundry bag. This can bo safely carried to tho kitchen etove and when contents have been boiled Jive minutes anyone may finish caring for the linen. When nttondant cannot stop to wash her own hands, door knobs, fuueots, etc., should be protected by scraps ot newspaper which may he destroyed after each' using. Attendant?! must be constantly masked, must wear big all-over aprons in sick room, changing (t to a different one always beforo entering any other part of tho house. Attendant must koen facilities for washing her own hands, soap, nail brush and paper towels in clean place and never touch the patient or patients utensils without afterward cleansing her own hamlH thoroughly. Running water is better and safer than u basin of weak disinfectant kept for the hands alone Kvorythlng used for tho patient .should bo kept separately from tho supplies for tho rest of the household 'I'liiH mean* dishes, bed lineu, bath wrappers, towels, face cloths, rocking chair, etc. Families can help visiting miraes and aids by having hot water towels, it ml newspaper ready when nurses are expected. (SkjiiDd) '� Provincial Health Department THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contnetiac o( �H Klndi. AKtatti (or U* ^T�rt| Famoai Deko Light Country wiring m pscttlty. �1� 4th Avmu* Boh SM Phone 735 320 Acres ADJOINING TOWN OP SKIFF 11.00 down, bal�ne� half crop. Best buy In district. CHAS. T. COUSINS SKIFF, ALTA. ft -a SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT CALLS, LETHORIDQI HOTEL, PHONE 1324 COUNTRY TRIPS CLv.8ED CAR DAY PHONE 1142 RES. PHONE 428 Tractor Repairs We specIalizA in reborlni iu tractor cylinders, and fitting oversize pistons und rings. Wo have In stock at present oversize pistons tor all popular makes of gas tractors. Ford Engines Rebwed N1VEN BROS. 218 1st Avs, 9, Phttts irSf ;