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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta M-n-immnr.R DAn.T. TUVRSDAY, NWEMBEH 15, 1917 'Canada In Need of Union Govt. SaysH.J. Gadsby Olliwa, Xov, S. This article Is In the nature of a confession. 1 Sinths "ago Twas oploIedTtte Idea and wrole against it In various pub- lications but lime, and the pressure o( events at the teat o[ war have have wrought a great chanse In my I snare the conviction with thou- ,ands or others that for the neit live to perhaps 'only o, union government can deal vr th the Brave problems arising out ot tha war. The war loans, taiiUon. I the readjustment of domestic policies to meet the strain, the support ot our 1 sold'ers in the Held, demobilization, the effective reabsorptlon o( live hun- dred thousand raen. oi'r bestand brav- est iuto the routlnavy activities of peace, pensions, vocational matters which will occupy our [oremosl statesmen for a long time lo ccme. To ibsss questions and keep Canada "nan even keel there must ha a union of all the brains, courage and moral lorce on both ot politics. in (net there should be no two sides thece days there should first made union brief foW Liberal tarty and 1 did with real pleasure the parly was united on Liberal More- 1 am a Liberal yet and I cher- Uh great hopes thai mlon government Till die whit there is best of Lib- Ideas and Conservative sentl- and mold them over into ,1 summste whole which will the progress and prosperity ol Canada. U U doesn't I sm willing to old'w when real Is I sues develop. Meanwhile to long as i he Issues are the good faith of Can '.da In this war ind her good heath iderwards I plB my faith to union government. Perhaps the hardest wrench men Hie Csrvell. Tardee, Charlton, Nes- bltt and other prominent Liberals el- perlenced was parting from Sir V> il- frld Laurier. the leader they had lov- ed admired and tollowrJ (or EO many I years Friendship, of course, does not cease but leadership does. Sir Wilfrid would be tbe first io laugh at svm- palhlien who rtould _ as e t the common d.n- see eye to eyo with him on a sSS the lodepenience ,uesllon o( tremendous' Importance to tor ir-nnim mnllriucd our returned sol- Srovlded with saus harbors and mSlmrf made easy tor life, 'This Ts a large order and It will lake a ion- llrne to Jill Bv the lime It Is JlS lie part "spirit nw have dls- ccmpletely and nnton EOT- IrnmVnl roltn? with love and sweet -rSSle'iS: may bare become a union government the support ol erery EOOd dTien a. the only (orm of BOVCTU- 1 :me'n will do the bn.mess. parl or the game. Liheralo like W. S. Fleiaing have parled Irom Sir WHIrld Laurier ot, ac- count ot Ilia Quebec attitude. The QMbeo ilL'iude Involves Sir illnd .purler', who.e otes.lon as a We- iraB fc.rmonHer and unifier. ttat his native province will be hroun the. hands ol the Bourassm. This obsession Sir allowed to carry him too [ar hejond ihe line In opposing conscription. It kept him 'out o! a union sovemment thatethl3 Is the only'way to arrive at m Liberals who bellevea mai Inditleicnce to Iba war should not be permitted" A'1 Influence the fortunes o( the party, That a solid Quebec which aimed to exercise the balance War and the falllbilif'y. of It soon that the elorlous remlnner I, of ery o oers--ese to have and to. hold, and from long Time, to lime we pay In blood for Cmrl.t nd gold to make them secure: And Vlbe men who have paid In blood must "ibt felt In the Inrcb by who -liUr'aibomc.and par In money. Conscription la the least question, I repeal, but It 1> at the hick ot union "foveniment It was conicrlptlon that of limb, wonnd f UICCD dli did no more. U. V. .Buyers of War Bonds in i Staies-i m 27 in in 187 t V m vMzttXW f ii 1 Rfecord NOT.. bellers the heart ol Canida Ii wholly sound Bllll (or righteousness and this war, and till prepared to sacrifice. The spirit Sat his1 carried'the army On is still with ua, with our men arid with our women. We are going to win, be cause nothing will persuade Britain to jive up until It is won, and I am Eolcg lo predict that when the las shot Is lired the Canadians will be there. Canada will be In It with Brit aln until the That means tha we today are going to prepare our- selves ai nrjver before for sacrifice. Are we prepared lo accept tlic auto- cratic and militaristic Ideals which ire too Ideal! o( the Germans? Oodi give us gracd and steadfast courage to encourage Ibe hwrl ol Canada lo I do 1U (ull duly. Tiy nolng her duly Canada will (Ind hertell one bright ind ilorlous day among thoje who wll.l .bring Tlclory." in these words Major The Rev v W1. dor000 (Ralph Connor) conclud- id a itlrrlng ippeal for MctUlss st the' Msslen of the PresbjrUriaa Hably> Kpox Church last LOArV IN EAST r-WMBJoj K'oV. the Vic- reports lo headqim CANADIMsfS to the population have mpncy to the nation than have either or American people. This in spite of fact that the individual wealth 'oflthe, Canada peop Mas Werjbcen and is one of the largest of m the world. Canada wants help change that record now. ;-M; You owe it to yourseU to your, Children, to see that j.t changed. If you never war bond before do it now. Be ready whea the canvasier Remember this-fh'it to win this woman in Canada muH do.-l.i8 or her post important, necessary buy V.ctory Bond., Help to to 1 al Record YE..1 igroerl Vktoty Ixraa Commrtttt b co-optratlon with the'Mlmstif 01 ;