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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta volume vm. lethbbidgr, albebta, tuesday, november 1�, 1915 number 285, Clears Himself of Nasty Charges That He Acted Independently-Trying to Avoid Controversy London, Nov. 16.-Winston Spencer Churchill, who has resigned his cabinet portfolio of-the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and plans to join his regiment at, the front, � had a .great personal triumph in the house ot commons, where he delivered his upeech'in which he outlined his connection with the important moves in the war while first lord of the admiralty. �� His -1 unexpected revelations, however, bad a somewhat-dismaying effect upon the editorial writers of the London morning papers, who for months had been assuming that Mr. Churchill was wholly responsible for what has been termed, "blunders in carrying out war operations," and who had been rather lavish in bestowing adverse criticism upon him. They now; are inclined to'biame the government for not making these revelations, before and seem to find difficulty in making -amends to Mr. Churchill. -The Times in an editorial frankly absolves the, retiring minister. "His LETHBRIDGE AGAIN APPEALS TO GOVT. FOR JUSTICE TO FARMERS IN WAY OF STORAGE ELEVATOR Lethbridge business men co-operat- known, the great oolk of the wheat' establishment of interior storage elc-ing with representatives of the farm- in Alberta is grown. The nearest vator at Lethbridge at earliest posing interests, are again appealing to'available storage elevator, then, is slble time to enable our farming com-the powers that be at Ottawa for j at Moose Jaw, 360s*milcs away, or i munities to gain relatively just treat-some justice in the matter of furnish- one-third of the distance to the lakes. | ment in grain facilities and enable ing proper storage facilities for grain | In-view of these thing* the meeting ' this city's present and - prospective at this point. Stung to quick action last .evening authorized the following milling interests to establish their by the losses which are facing the i telegram to be forwarded to Dr. Ma- position with regard to flour ship-farmers as a result of the seriously-| gill, and the business men prepared ment east and west. Also such other threatened car shortage, which would i to back."it. up as strongly as pos- i relief to present conditions as may be greatly relieved by storage facili- 1 sible : . � ties here, a largely attended meeting j K. Magill, Fort William . of the board of trade held last. even- , [,ethuridgc board of trade desires ! gram to you .with request for action ing, unanimously passed a resolution I to respectfully direct attention to j was proposed at a largely which took the form ot a telegram to j present situutiT Jr. -nwird to con- Dr. Magill, chairman of the board of grain commissioners at Fort William, asking consideration of the establishment, at the earliest possible time gestion of grain traffic. Local eleva-. Right CHURCHILL Former First Lord of " Admiralty, who is said to have scored a triumph in his speech in the house yesterday, explaining away some of- the charges made against him in connection with the admiralty policy early in the war. Mr: Churchill has. left the cabinet to fight in France. He was through, the.Boer. war. , � j be immediately available, j A motion to send the above tele-it fi attended special general- meeting - "tonight by S. S. Dunham,.-vice-president United Farmers of Alberta, and seconded by G. W. Green, manager Ellison Milling Co. G. R. MA-RNOCK, Pres. Lethbridge Board of Trade. Serious Situation The seriousness of the situation is shown by: the fact that practically all Three bunches of sheep numbering each 2000 head, are being brought In by the Natural Resources department of the C.P.R. for, winter feeding on the ready-made farms east of the city in the irrigated district; This interest- .speech undoubtedly was. a parlianien- iing announcement was made by Pres. ta^^f1?1'"' says-the Times, '"'and ident Marnoch of the "Board of Trade wcLthinkvthe.,country, reading it this  in.> imorh|ngrinEa^aimer atmospfere, will ,at *he T!�*ngJl?d. even'n�-pronounce it'a statesmanlike utter-1 �r. .Marnoch also stated that one nnce marked "by restraint as well as or two; farmers in the irrigated dis-y force.'^nd "admirably calculated to trict were also taking, up. the winter achieve its object. Its broad effect is feeding of sheep to some extent, and AhatWtt(�^faetp as he stated.them there.would be one or two more herds he must' be^ctotipletely.absolved from of-,considrable.slze in.the..district this specific "charges ol" independent ^action*."Winter, brought againsy him;" The Morning. Post; on the other hand, is still .dissatisfied and argues that if on October 3rd the King of Belgium had-been allowed -to carrv out his project of retreat on the coast he could have extricated his army without serious loss and saved Antwerp from bombardment, and that it was Mr. Churchill's advice that led to dclav. The Morning Post criti- __ nzes_ other points in_ Mr. Churchill's erwelT, Minister of Agriculture for the Province; Dr. J. G. Rutherford, Calgary j Dr. O. D. Skeltori, Queen's .University; Kingston; James D. McGreg-or, Brandon, one of the best known stockmen of the west, and W. A.- WiK son, dairy commissioner for Saskatchewan. Mr. Wilson"will be the secretary to the commission. 'J ' ^ LIVESTOCK COMMISSION r Reglna, Sask., NoVi- �16.t-Premier Scott has announced the personnel of the commission to enquire into livestock and livestock' products in the Province of Saskatchewan. Hon. W. C. Sutherland of Saskatoon, is chairman of the commission and associated with him. will be Hon. W. R.^Moth speech in the same spirit and in conclusion says, "Upon the whole we are still very much relieved that Mr. Churchill left the admiralty and we sincerely, hope that he � will not he allowed to assume any position of superior command in the army." (Continued ok Page 3) tors in this'district are nearly full, and difficulty : securing cars. This oauses direct money loss to farmers of an interior storage elevator at | jn scUing small lots of grain, and Lethbridge, and such other relief to i indirect loss to all farmers through present conditions as may be imme- j congestion delaying transport. The diately available. j interior storage elevator at Calgary It has been clearly shown, and the ' is inaccessible to all grain shipping ... . . ,. board ot grain commissioners, in a points south of Okotoks, because of of the elevator accommodation south letter to President Marnoch here, so back haul, and districts so described T Okotoks is in use, while at the state it, that the big terminal eleva- ! produce the bulk of the wheat grown same time the movement of grain has tor at Calgarv is absolutely inacces- ; in Alberta. Nearest available inter- been so heavy _ that grain shipments sible to the southern districts, south ior elevator is at Moose Jaw, three are beginning to pile up between the of Okotoks, because of the back haul hundred and. sixty,mile haul, or one- prairie and the head of the lakes, and costly freight rates occasioned third -the way to the lakes. We re-. With so many cars tied up a fenous thereby. In these districts, as is spectfully suggest ^consideration of the' (Continued on Page 3) Operations in Macedonia Present Serious Situation for the Allies-Bulgars ing Babuna Pass are KELLY WILL HAND BACK A MILLION MONEY WILL WIN WAR LETHBRIDGE MUST, and' will do its duty to the Patriotic Fund; The call.is being made again for assistance for this worthy cause and every true patriot should respond generously. ThiB is a time of .sacrifice and in our giving to this fund which cares for the dependents of our /brave soldiers, we must make our contribution a sacrifice. If we give so that we. do not feel that the amount handed over affects our income and does not mean cutting off a luxury it is not a. sacrifice. Remember the men who have enlisted . against: the rest of the world in this -war,' (and that's what'a victory for Germany and-her allies would mean) ..would dominate the world. Its ideals would replace those of freedom, liberty and justice and world peace. We would become a vassal of Germany. We would become militaristic. We would become a colony governed as German colonies have been governed in the past. War: would be our dreams by night and our, thoughts by day. ? .Do we want to go tiaok to.this:ancient world condition or do we want ' to go forward in the path of peace and the advancement of bur civilization. ;Ev,ery man shudders at the thought of German 'control of the world but right at this moment a great numiber fail to realize that German domination is a distinct possibility if we are not victorious in this war. > We M must fighjif we should win: If we can't go to the front ourselves tijitn we must, back up the fellow who has gone or is going and encourage' others to go until victory is ours,' not' ours alone -but the entire civilized world. . :.� , :: ..... The stay at homes can right by paying. The Patriotic.l^ind,campaign is under way; Make a contribution' to it that will* mean a sacrifice. af#; i * ' mtG;H T ; OR � P'Jt^r^:i .-Mm Recruiting for LethbridgeB. new Kiltie battalion of 1000 men got under way this morning, recruiting headquarters being in the store formerly occupied by J. Rose on Third -avenue, next the headquarters of the 39th Battery. ' W. S. Bali is acting as chief recruiting officer, and is to be assisted by H. J. Goode. Many applications have been received from thos anxious to Join the new regiment, some of the applications coming from Calgary and Eldmonton. Considerable enthusiasm is working up over the new unit,-and no difficulty is anticipated in getting a .good number of recruits enrolled within the next few weeks. Applications hare also been received from men anxious to join the kiltie band, if one' is to be attached to the regiment. While nothing of this nature has yet been planned, it is understood the noted Lethbridge Kiltie's band may offer its services. Pipers from Edmonton and Calgary have already applied to join a band if one is attached. Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 16.-The Tribune today says: "Thomas Kelly, the parliament buildings .contractor, against whom civil and criminal actions are pending, is prepared to make restitution to tho extent of almost $1,000,000. "It is practically settled that the provincial government will agree to a settlement of the financial side of the case, and withdraw legal action on payment of money Improperly taken from the province.- -JV. j "A  large paft of the settlement will r>kfc 10 per cent. - '\ The ..business interests werf' begins ning to realize that: the surt road, to-| wealth was to make tHe farmihe in" : dustry pay Bank clearings: m'Winnj-I peg this last month had beanYhir''-" than,at any time in the"^lty'" ,tory.- This was not money, ^i'a � {borrowed capital .'It was - Ttyf, 'on the -farms, and the businef iests realized it. for war, h�� arrived at Mudroa^i panied by the resident Genoral ot Btypt, according to a SaloniU dtap patch to the Corriere del la Sera. ;.. The Resident-General of Hcfpt-rtf !> ferred to, may be MajorGeneral, Ian H. G. Byng, who has been com? lijander of the Britiah force* inBirVii since 1912. It has ibeen assumed tha| STILL VERY E f M .....,.V.................- -, ., -. London^ Nov. 16.-What Greece will ^ ... ^o in the event that the Allied-troops, - VJ jWe forced back over the Greek bop  i der1 is still a matter of speculatlom. A message from Greece ears ::ah�V'fesft� government will extend to the Serb) '-iaus the.same privileges aa those'aci "f V'j corded-to the French and British.init/ case of their encroachment on'vO,reekf|'f- j territory; but, in view of tlje fact ^-\r that, no definite announcement>� haij?fA'%i been made as to what these privilegei; wlfl be', further than the original:.,'"'/ statement of Premier.'aBou^loudijP^M that the Allied troops would be jierj � minted to reach the aea unmolested) 'i^^'i the -intehtions > of, Greece -,Tf'malri-"ob^{|%fl scure. 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