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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Our Soldiers fight For You-fViictory Bonds Fight For Them MONDAY, NOVKMIJER 12, 1917 NUMBER 282; I Issues Manifesto in, Which He Says Paramount Duly is lo Win the War ALL MUST UNITE TO OBTAIN THIS _____________'__ Ottawa, Nov. ll.VSir Robert Dorden on Ilia eve of his deptirlure lor Hall fax lo open his campaign. Issued a eccond manifesto to the.Canadlau peo- ple selling forth" his reasons tor be llevlng thai Jhey should give tliei support to tlie new artmlnlstratlon The' second uianifcslo rcalllrms Ihi chief planks In Ihe unionist govern ruent pliiUorm announced by the prime minister on .October IS, cgipb.asl7.lng mora'particularly wliat Le conceives to duty of the government and tho people in regard to llie prosecu- tion oi ilio war and (he solutions of the various. problems arising out ot the 'world struggle. says Sir Robert, "realizes that this national cmcr- 'gency there Is imperative nrcessily tor fulfillment ot Its policies with the least possible delay. _It pledges ilaell to prosecute Hie war with- ceaseless vigor, to strive ror national unity, lo administer llic .public departments wilh economy a'iiu cHlcleney to de- vise measures' of taxation which regard social Justice, and to neglect nothing thai niay lie required to sus- tain.the.sbldiers on service or to com- of their houteholds .whom Huns Halted By Italians Italian In Nor- thern Italy, Sunday, Nov. the Associated en- emy's operation! on the north and east.In an'attempt at a' clrcle- menl ol the; .Italians have 'not succeeded. The menace on the Italian kit wlnj alsoMs virtually P" CUT OFF ITALIANS Berlin, Nov. Austro- Gcrinan forces In northern Italy have cut off recreating 1UI- 'lans In the upper Plave Valley, the war office announces. The Italians are said to have surren- dered. Tells National Labor Convert lion at Buffalo What War. Really Means HAS CHEERING WORDS REGARDING RUSSIA __ijr' have minister "defends the nil- Itafy seTvlce.art, assorts Us He declares ".ire rich' Ihe lEsamsHswff. Dr. Levering: vention in.Edmonton Was Enthusiastic Affair Edmonton, Nov. 10.- 'Some 500 anli- unionlsl Ijurier Llbp'rals from all parts of Alberta, hcld'an enthusiastic convention at Edmonton on Saturday. Buffalo, N .Y., Nor Wilson made and eloquent appeal hr-ro today for the full support of organized labor tor tho government in lie conduct of the war. Speaking boforc llie annual convenllon American Pcderallon of Labor, he'de-' dared the war could not be won ua less all factions unite In a common caiuo, sinking their differences. The president paid a ivarrn tribute lo Samuel Compere, president o( th2 American Federation of Labor, aU'l put It up to tie federation to glvo him united support He criticized llie pacif- ists. Discussing Germany, the. prcsl dent declared flatly that Cerm.iny'liaiJ started Ihc war and that he.was log lo await Iho' verdict of history; on lhat statement. New Instrumentalities better co opbralion between labor and capita as one" slalemcht by the preslden How Many, Please? Thls'is the first day ol Canada's Victory Ixnn, Presently a V it-lory Loan canvasser will be calling on YOU. Don't tell him to come back asaln. That means one LESS vlsll te can inakej on other people. Do not hesitate, irondcfirig whether you will buy Victory Bonds or not. All you need decide is this: "HOW Subscription Number One Subscription Number One to the Victory Loan In the LelUbndge dls- irict amounted to aad'capie from G.'S. Noble and Mrs. Xoble of Kobleford. Subscription No '2 is the Impsrlat Oil Co., of Number Three it Farmer's Fire and Hall It Is a good omen thai tlio first. subscription came from a Southern Alberlo farru; It proves that dur tanners aro ready and will tug to invest In Joan. They have fallli fn Canada and tie part it is playing lo the war. -Mr: Xoblo came to Canada from across tbe Hue. He has assisted grcally In prpviiiR that Southern Alberta is a real rlcli farmlDE country. Ho believes In Canada and Its Institutions and bo is only loo1 eager (o stake of the' money be has made in Canada, in Ihe hands of Canada. The Tact that IhcjrfcsrJurccs and ivcnlih of Canada are behind the "I promise (o nay" of Canada Is proof ty him ihat the Investment Is gilt edged. Farmera'Ehould not forgei that the money raised by this loan Is lo be spent in In the purchases, amongst other IhlngE, of the products ol Ihe [aim, for the feeding of our troops and allies, and also don't' forget that UIQ loW.jvIll bring you five and a heir per cent. Interest, paid half yearly.'; Closes, Successful Affair Representatives were present from all which was of prime' interest to the parts of the Peace er, Grande Prairie'and the Crows Nest] alluded to ths pres furnished The c.oave.u- r eht war, "as Ihe last.' dedls'Ive -Is'iue tlon opened at 10 a.m.. contlnned until 10.00 hoar ana a ,___-Intermission-.at-'.noon and two speaker up to 'lie; last-'receJv'ed' aprbirlous ap between Ihe old principles oE power and the new principles of freedom." "I he ssld, "lhal Ihe apirl of freedom can.get into the nearis.o Germans as' fine a causojt pays.ilo-aUenlion .whaUoever. lo'., prbvinclal "boundaries or racial grouplnp; nut calls lip nil xoine Can- (dlaiu of llie same circumstances wherever -Ilier may live. "There says the manifesto, "no Ihoueht ot compiilsloii.-until. compulsion be- came Imperative. There was no hesi- tation to seek authorily for enrollment [tittle old lime Pres byterlans who hld'.worshlvpedjn.the church mnsl.-h'are turzied InJ Ibelr graves In many intimations came UTus from on 'of Ihe .central powers lhat it Is "anxious for'pea'ce Ibau' chief cen rsl power, and" you know Tho mere mentlon-of name of ot that SlrWIlfricl MnHerit "iny time during that It the the day called forth prolonged feel several HihesTin- Irantic caeerlng. to arms, and coranpllld n' Mobilization of nil tlib'r'esaufCQs'bt the empire. Sir noberl declares that tho govern- ment is! not the ngent or organ of Anything that could lie tali deroja- e v T, ..ie exception of Hbn: Wilfrid and. such members do not seek, ol ntotiia': ol municipalities, cvado lhat responsibility. For the mil- who he had leanied hl? fat of' Hon. llie war thus members' do not seek lo I, wo s e ilary Bcn-ko ncl, all nicmbcrs as- 30J1 in. 30J1 n c3 umo Ihe .fullest responsibility as do Oliver, the -inemberi ot .the ll for the iulurc conduct of the war cabinet Kepi lioof. A tha i It.slands.they will In them selves (vassals of Germany, standing that tieir.peoples are com pounded In lhal par: of the .jiorld 'arid notwithstanding the (act Ihit -the do. not wish. In their pride .and tic proper- spirit of nationality Kcferring In anblber part' of'h speech to Russia, Ihe president i f not It Is amazing to m that any group of people 111 informed as'to as' som groups in Kussla apparently-suppos thit any reforms planned In the i lerosl.cf tbe people can-live In U preseQCQ o( strong enpd( to" undermine or overwhelm them j InlrlRiie or force, any tody of freernc and for tuliffo measures of policy and ids of administration." ifcferrliig the; decision of Ih9 goverrimpnt to' abolish'Ihe patronage evil, Sir Ttolrert "It !s believed thit a Eoven'iment derived (rom both political'parlies' and strengthened by special' rcprcserilatlon of agrlcullure. ar.il labor can act with greater- freedom and Independence than-.a movement which held office iind.Gr Ihc old _conditlons." Sir flbberl.p'romlECs vigor In- (he ad- of railway nffalrS, he assarts' lhat "mcaaitrcs must also us taken to insure adequate ocean trans- under.national 'or .Internal lonal regulation If cxlorllonatb tchav- gca are' attcmpced." says gir'Rotf in closing Ms manifesto, "that these objects caYi b'pplica: 'tiori In Thorn- Mn, land the ,old-.- employee on .account' Shaw pf Nanton UnionistCandidate; Maclepd your Hacieqd, "I am a farmer, and The thove queAtlqn' piiL.by R" dele- afe and Bccornpanylne answer re- suHcd'In Hugh'M.. Shiw eecurlnc the faalon candldnle nt the Unionist noriilnitlns convention. In .Mableod federal cof- allluency here '.This, final divi- sion cume'belween'Mr. ind J.' riling ,ybnna; bar-. ler ot this city tl ihe'erid of short one hour convention, hnd-lt'was be- cansrf lho.ittaJOrllj-ct'tti61'delegalcB thafr. inlerbala o( W. rtil Winnipeg, 'Nov. con- Tenllons will bexhcir] In sovofal rfrt- Ivfs in tVe province Ihla ireelt; as fol- lows: .i .Morris, Tuesdaf. rjcdpawa, Wcdnosdiy. .Norwood, Wednta. Slvoal Thursday. rfrt.C. tfa'ruhton; of Winnipeg, If said to be Ihe pisslbfe 6! the Laurter cbn- fntlon to bt held in i.Tlii 6f Dr. J. P.JIowflen, Don-' attd R. L! Rfchardnw, Southern" Alberta''should great- er repreacntatlbn la Dorntnlon houso that they ctipje MrJ Shaw, Iho rancher, over Sfr! J'lcDpniifd; (he yer. Tho vote o( was: Shaw 7J. Immddlitely gratulateit Mr. Shaw, (o work as hard fir Ms election .as he would were -he the candidate muV ing In own be.htlf.. 'tK r The convention rejoariisulo for (lie unsntalty1 wtlcb it wi: i faltering of nice had for'years been po.llOcally owosM M .ajl CerancW wifre liak'tsd Ine.fojambn end, I'M elceUoSi'iif a" b[ iu. .-i _ lea''tuVjwtoai tiitlt'itHtr pro- rneetlng .was called to order Ihe audi- ence rose lo sin's the 'an- them, the work having been corhplel- ed.. i'; Still another fcaturo was the re-, rnarkahlc Interest lakeii In falrs ot'lhe b ers on bolh sides of politics. Ahiong those in altendance were" W. -Mi. vldson, George' lloadley, M.I, A., deb. Skeld- ng, M.UA., John M.UIA-, (on. A. 3. McLean, John Bobt. Patterson j. f. .Cooper, defeated didnte-In Ihe last provincial' election tho :NnnlOn'riding, and Dan fllley lllgh also 'one of ed '.Liberal candidates. Mrs. ney of ClarOsliolm was ilio n Iho city but did not attend llie'con Veallon. ;S Old Feudi Forgotten As an InsUnco of llie unanimity tie union Bi'oiuii kiiie eoultttti, Hi. two wero J tke'honor 6f balar ra part bf Mn Thompson and Mri.tf'iiHoiijWl'L 'InflHlhr CrtUwj, Nov. the of keeping.the Can- adian Prest and public fully advis- ed of ficts'connecied with the con- duct.of the war and the i arltfng fram it'in IhU country and .b'yerwac, the government has de-' clefed to appoint a director of pub- Itb, Information who.will act'in. cloie with, the war .committee of-the cabinet. Thlc ofYlce'WiK bei under'the depart-. rrient 6f the preiident of the privy- councir, Hon. N. W. Roweir, .who .'.Is..alto vicc-preiidenl of the war, committee of the cabinet. ?lt ll undcritood that M. E. Nichols of Montrvaf, hj> ceen.ef- and has accepted the, office of public information. Bfillions Taken f rom Public Must Be Jfcfurned in Some Manner To p.m. i Increasing Sympathy. Pelrograd, Nov. Tho postal and lelcgraph officials have gono over lo the committee of safety, which hourly is obtaining in- creased sympathy. 'Newa [rom the Don, says thai Kalcdlnes has tem- porarily assumed the jibe cbasnck territories. U 13 reported thai HI. Rodizlanko, tho former presldeni of the.duma, organizing a government at Moscow; wliere General Kornllolf has arrived, having como from Bykoff. All-the moderato Socialists left tbe Sraolnr orBanizalion' and. Joined the' commillee of safely which is under the presidency -Mayor Schroder. Have Been Released. Winnipeg, ]STOV.( 'with Petrocjad. Nov. Ihe minis; Iho recent investigation as lo.tlie.prof- except Klshkln Its' of packing house and Konovaloff, are reported Klanltoba Free Press today .been released from the Peter.and ilome, NovV Kalians have resisted enemy everywhere oc j reprBsentativcs bt' tie.' foifo -pirllea conseQuencfeS'Sbfl those .-composing'. the, reichsfag now', present'Li.musl whose'ulteran'ces In regard fb'lhc'sef-' deal. ,Tue of-lhe. liemenl of the chanccll6rship7 arc. --r- people in tho government is so neces-.-ed.bv'Berlin'correspondents of.-Dan. he norlhcm front along'which the sarv. if it ,s lo necessary ish AuslriaiiB.are attcnlpllnE lo outflank I do lhe innt iust be A Doflin disnalcb- to the Cologne lalure. REQUISITION, CEREALS Arnslerdani, Nov. 'Hungar- ian gbveiriira'enl Is rcporicd In b.-Buda- pest dls'palch to have ordered that the entire slock ot'cereals 61 that country be'reriulsilloned. V-' The unionist convention of the federal Le'thbrldge for the nomination of a union ate will be held thli afternoon at 4.30 In the.K. of P. hall, when from ali parts of the' riding wlil be present. compleisiy sallsfy Ih'e cor-j the ccniral powers. porallon and 'personal. InAu'enco No Armistice -Vi have completely dlsVpjpKired" ;at' Ot-1 -Amsterdam, Nov. tawa. Vilh rcspect-lo packing houses'in circulation In Berlin ind Iha'pror- Ihe.Epvemmentlsnqw'abaut'lo'doUiat jnces Saturdaj' Ikat an which should have been" done at least j been concluded with Russia and; that two years ago. They., irt. lo become Italian delegates '.haJMieen'. Bent industries and' Russia to negotiate with Ihe wort-' will.'be operated-under "conditions men's and' delegates for s which wjfhlnjrnpderajellm- Its Ihe spread betweentwhat SOLDIERS START ihc .farmer, for' the what, lie consumer lahed product. a guaran- tee thai (or Ihe fuiure.1bere.wiil'.be no millions taken improperiy people for the enhancement ot'prlvate (orlunes. -There remains nuestibn of the prqtits' bt the past, fl reraalris for. the gqyern- whelhe FIGHT IN ST. PAUL ment to consider, scr.lpusly t these millions should'liol be .St. Paul, Minn., Nov. soldiers anil three civilians were wounded In a. iiilchcu battle here yes- terday. Private .Harold rioatock-Is in the hospital with'a IniUcL wound over the. heart, his- condition Is serious .Privates Frank Itarrel and AUen Gales nro badly cut and bruised aboul Ihe Sam Crea'arc'severely cut and bruised..It Is said If arrell, InlOxicated, Gnlercd Ihe Crea gr'oc'ery. store and demanded they started a [fghl In'whlch hf? comrades JulneJ and andTevolvp-a were used: All are under arrcsl. V'.: thes by a method Of laxalioh that.will re- store to the people wliat lias been wrongfully laken from, KENORA CONVENTION Port. joint Russo-ftallan inolstlco al to One of tie Berltn.neircpapers tened to-'correct tbe' rumors, they should raise ''nnfonnded bopefl. and- disappointment -which would likely la have a bad effect." Will AII.Reiign. V Copenhagen. -Nov. secret- aries of .Ihe-Hussian.lcsallon'heraiat a decided ;tb resign in a body if. the workroea'a aid rsaclicd soldiers' delegates succeeded In eitib.' Ilshlng a government IB. Abolish Highl of Land Owners. Petrograd, Nov. Tho .congress-of soldiers; and -work; men's delegates .ha.s.-issued'ja'.dacree ._ abolishing ths> rlghts; of-land .pwne'ra'; and hdndjng over airesta'tej.tortiwilli to aiirlculluraV committees .Vwhlch; are to hold them until the'conslltuenl sepibly. The decree -proTldei- oldest inoab.tant; all will hear of Ihc The .local under .Chair -reported up till from.lhe school c'cild lo the body to purchase. Boon-today _ Firman Fire Hall Co, C, Si Noble, Noblifor.d Oil Co., slnros you In. the face "bridge cvarywherb i'pil .tarn. 6r others-spoke.trteAy; on-the.'.riMes-', lory' Loan fr'dTii "fevJrybbdy. will kave'lo bj thousands.of aufr. toiorrnajr be" swelled to' In' tho bridge area. T tkrooibcut cosntrr. Prerloas loan very, tamo affair) In: banks tnk- i_-_ --i today Oiiithe me wuviv vivj niiu "iP'yw1 Is Urntog out ;