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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE F0UH TUT. LKTUBRIpCiK. QAiT.T FniDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1917 Sb: lethbribje Bltitvta 2AILV AND WEEKLY Qubscnption Rltrt: Dally, delivered, per Dili.', delivered per yMr ......IS.OO by mail, per Weekly, by mil, per year......51-50 JVseUy. by u-sll per year lo O.S.-H.CJ TELEPHONES Edlurltl Office A. Buchanan freshen'. and Managing D lohn Usies of i-sptry ot pear dally nn Bddress laUeL lons ap- Accept- ince of papcM after eipiialloa dm U Bur luthomr to conUnua ccrlptlob- THE PROGRESS OF THE IVAR ID az ciiort 10 stem Ihe Teuton ad- the Iialtans uave opened the gates of Iho river secllon they lion- oocnpy aud have flooded the low- lands verticil-separate their lines from lhe: Germans. This will stilt further relard the progress of Teutons. If hot effectually bring Ih'elr invasion to "Yhalt until buch lime as the Italians 'havc-'bcen reinforced by British and French troops in sufficient numbers lo permanently Ualt the offensive of the Auslro-German forces. .The offensive of the British in Mesopotamia and Palestine Ui_'.devel- opids on a large scale. The land of Ihe Jews is rapidly being recovered by the British and a junction of the forces fn Persia and PalesMne mar be effected. Ostluud Is a well kno'vn young law- yer who has resided In Ihe constit- uency ever sluce he came to South- era Alberta from Dish, number of years ago. Some of the. delegates [he- convention spoke- in favor of the conscription ot maehood, demanding gulla rightly o[ course, that wealth aud resources, should bo conscripted (oo. Under Sir Wilfrid Laurier's lead- ership itey conscription of tnauhood. A referendum, won't provide the men and the man who In- telligently considers 'the .situation must realize ths.t II selective military service Is not enforced, .-we caanot get the men lo reinforce the brjvo fellows now at the front; thev, As 'or conscription of wealth the new government Is, juat pronounced !c Dm respect aa Is Sir Laurier anil jit'- has! com- menced conscription of weefth In'lts announced control of (he'packing dujtry. In the coming election the. feeae is clearly'drawn. Mr. Oilliini for Sir .Wilfrid Laurlen's policy of a referendum and to put It o.uUe'.blunt- ly. for Canada .dropping the war Insofar u supplying men for Ihe fighting line It concerned. The roe- orj of the late Uorden government cannot be used as a camouflage tor that bald fact. The supporter of union government- stands for the Immediate conscription of manhood, resources and wealth, without lie delay and the defeat a, referendum would mean. BEAM 10 OPPOSE Sl'raigfct Liberal Nominated rv- Virtory Cumjuilsn Voluntary giving for the Patriotic Fund ceases and taxation begins. Arid that means a square deal for every- body. A country can't participate ID a war without righlin; or paying. Even the neutrals are payiug by loss ot trade .nd stagnation of business. TAXATION IS THE PROPER METHOD Aiherta government is goinr to raise Alberta's share of the Patriotic. FunJ b_- taiatton. That Is Ihe rljhl course. The bfc u'pou every person according to their ability lo pay. The nature of the- taxation vv'ill be announced later, bnl U will be taxation and that Is what the bnlk of nnr people demand. Voluntary siring was unfair. that the big hearted man gare more Ihtn his proportj'on- aud oftentimes. Ihe. inan-ot wealth didn't give 'Anyftinf: 'Taia'Uon will remedy that fault'. REMOVING A WRONG IMPHESSIptl Canvassers !or the Victory Loan C find many people ot foreign birth, plh- er than German or Austrian, laboring licpreiifcn-fSat all' Areii i'y. uoder ttie Ifrfls '-.That-is not -j the (Dily people of alien enemy birth loss ihVframfulBe, hu( Ilieje p-eo- ills are serre under Ihe Jlilllary Service AcL To be plain er. All people born In Germany or ius tr.'a. or..that part of RuseU .waere linEnaEfi Is Oeruan, and who ca'me Jjllzens." pt Canada'" since 'the 31st ol'JiarchilM2. lose the vole..Peo- ple Auslrlan descen TOR THIS WEEK ONLY eppeicjally invite you to take notice of our Window Displays, Unequalled, Space >vil not permit us ;lo nieniion all'the bargains offered. ,j Your Dollars Will Talk Here! Every man would be his own Ei- impllon Tribunal it the Union Gov- jnmenl wero defeated, remarts Ihe Toronto .Globe. The neve government takes control of the packing industries and it will soon take control of other industries producing food too. We hope It doesn't overlook filing' prices implements, loo. for productive admired of Liberals'aiid the disliked'.ot Conservatives.; Is lor Dnlcm Gpv'ernmenL He will .now he loved where he was hated and iiUd where be was lor.ed. Would.yon iiie lo face a Canadian Norf boy -r- who haa fought for three years at the front and tell hta-that .you reinforce- ments that' VonM' back1 ilm up, dwindle and vet refuse lo endorse a .measure that would get them? asks the -Reform'- er. How would-yon like to face a L-lBbridge district boy If you failed to support hlm.-wlth reinforcements? "Wrut need Ii there for any Cana- dian ruwtpjfMtr, for any apeaker upon a Canadian platform to In favor of unlyeraal military Every newi' dlopatch that comet from the born In the'United States and oncel mliery and the clory of citizens of tho United States and now I Flandtru, every cloee-plcked arltf- citizens ot "Canada, retain tio vote. It column at caaualtin more Isjoaly icess conad who are disfranchised. OLD TIME LIBERAL BACKS THE BOYS AT FRONT A rather on the, present political sltnetfon -cooled from E. pqff Penny, a former Liberal member of the.House ol Com- ,_. arbns- from -the. province- of- Quebec. Speaking at a pollllcal meeting- In frame County, Quebec, lie said was.'only' a'question .of. conidenca that had troujlii hiiu oa the platform.. Ke had fought fhe battles ot Liberal lim there and carried Sir Wilfrid Laurier's bannir to'vlc- lory, and had proudly sat .behind the i old -leader In the HutTse of Commons. Although sympathetic to the cause ol i Union Government, 5Ir. Penny Bald he still heslta'.ci, for one 6( the most difficult things of his life was .to abandon the, man whom he tad followed so many years. V. This hesitancy, he satd conld no', be prolonged wten lie received y letter from his lioy fighting In trenches of France, appealing lo "j everyone at home to do all in their V'; power to awaken public opinion to cf sending relntorc1 Mr. Penny regretted that mofflen'l should arrive when ar nany. olhe'rs felt obliged to abin f doa. the old leader of 10 many poltt 3 cat 'lights, hut the duty he owed I ;V hla 6wn flesh, and blood, to h and .to the Empire, wa .jtrdnior'.tlraji'.any.parly lie, and lo liai'rSion'he.had come 'to tslc th of the IJirfiri At' the ..Laorier 'convention on alnrday, Frank Oliver, moved resolution 'boodemalnf the "misl- at nnfalmm of the Mllltirr Service cL" ft.wit seconded, by Mr.'TV. H. White, Journal points nt thtt this Ii the lame Mr. White ho Victoria In the last 'eki to Ottawa again. When.the Military Service Ml i tip for lit second' riiifai, Mr.. White was cot In the Bit when it.rrAt oa the third Uk-. nj he, with all the other Alberta and askatchcwan and B.C.- members, with of Mr. Olivet; voted for le'neasnre. Now he prpltati against manifest unfairness." must oyVrirtislirj' .diltr (a party-In th crltlcar thin or written ord what Ii at once Canida'a duty id Canada'! privilege. Can de rt our boya? Rod the ule of what ty.. arje; doing, real Trie a tar. antwtr, llea geneuUy conceded, th.e convention ol Conser- vatives it-CraBBrook has placed Dr. Bonnell, ol Fernie. tn nomJuatlou for Ihe Dominion and the Liberals at the same lime, placed Mr. E. Beat- lie, of Cranbroc-k. Ju the xunqlng as a eUatthf Liberal.candidate, with Mr. Thomas running in Ihe'interesl ot labor, the "tnes" are swarming, and It promised to be'a warm campa'so- Donnell.Btallle and Biggs. The ques- tion seems lo Will Bcatllo be big enough lo beat Bbjf. or will Dlgss be hlg enough to heal Bounell. There Is quite an adrersa leellns here among the English speaking mill- ers aealnit tie Increasing alien enemy workers at the mines and coks oynns. H Is claimed .that this foreign ete menl has sreatly ilrenglheued by tha'abitnce oJ'sb cumy EngUst- spcaking at' the and ihose English speaking miners still working in the mines cltlm Ihat Ihey are unsble at all limes lo keep Ihe foreign element from making demands that may cause dissatisfaction in Ihe mining centers. The coke drawers are to receive per ton Instead of {1 30 as they havo been getting. At the close ot the time lor registra- tion, last Saturday, there Sad been registered at the government ofilce, -112 names, and out ol those 195 had been passed by the medical eiamlners us Class A men, the remainder being classed in the lower classes. The ex- emption board Is now at work on claims for exemption which are num eroua, but many are being refused. i Four men were rounded up this. morning who had failed to report, and j these four men are being sent to the1 coast tomorrow, under military escort, and their cases will be dealt Kith by the military authorities. This action has taken -many people by snrprlse. bul the regulations were specific and particular pains have been taken lo notify all who are subject, under the regulations to call lo service, and It looki as though-they have made the mistake of forfeiting any claim for eiemptlon they say havs had, by their neglect to obey the summons to regis- ter uuSer the act. There are many throughout this big district who have reported but are liv- ing a long ivay from Fernle, and the examanlng board .will probably vhiit Crtnbrook and other places in order to save transportation char- ges and other expenses. The Victory Loan The canvass for to the victory loan grows more Interesting and more extemtve every day- Mayor Uphill, who ft dolor most of the can vassing, U kept busy at all hdnrs, and Secretary Graham Is also continSally on the job. .Up'to closing lime this altemoon, -been added, to the list, bringing Ihe grand.tytaiarj to J49.150 for the.tint the campaign. There are 95_naaaea. ripw on the llsl'whlch shows ah average of a little over 1500.00 lo" tho subscriber Two subscriptions of, have been recorded, and there "arV severs more of that size or to come. One of the gratifying features of the campaign la the.nuinber of TO] unlary subscribers corning" to'the of flee in the Napanee to subscribe.. JImmIe Davidson, the' well -known and popular messenger- boy of the commercial office ot tke C.P.H. tele- graph service was an early caller thl morning and he. subscribe! for two {50 boodi. Mayor Uphill goe to Coal Creek a meeting called for {he.purpose of ex plaining Ihe terms upon are being and a i looked fCT from' the Coal .Creek peo- ple, All Ihe lubscrlptlons, so far, h ay been from Fernle parties or Ihoie llv Ing near. Outside'report! are looke for, lo be coming In soon. The omoun ol sel at the outset ot th work as the goal, will prove to be fa below the limit which will be reached judging from the resulls of the lira three days of the Thomas Blegi, president of Dlstrlc 18, U.M.VV. of A., la leaving tonight fo confer with CopnilsslonG Armstrong regarding matters alleclln the workers In different parts of th district.. Commissioner Armstrong and Fa 'ife Officer Han-Ison, left last nigh COLD LANTERNS Closet and iroft. Rejmlar 98c WINDOW FOR J6.00 Each DON'T and per THEY LAST Be Sure You See Our Anto Accessory Window -HAYR HARDWARE CO.-1 Sore Yon See Onr Anto Accewry Window Gin. Fei'BMnK' In commaoof of Am rlcan troops In France, hu.made tbli Utement: '1 hellers that are not. Justly In this TIT, hat prudently n thlf irir. If va had out iai oe war had been drawn :o'r van hj Oermanr. we ghould feiTg lUack- d.'and that while Europe stood grin- nine by; not .dlrectlr at flraf, but uKb an attaclc on eorhe Central or Sobth American which It would te it lem'st.a. dlfffcult for ui (o tut Iriopi is (or Oe'rbiany. And fhat rhij powerful nation, vowerl to ones tirmlr eaUblleheil In South or Ameficaf What of our bpaiteil Isolnllon not this argumtm apply Ifto, en my rigid cojilrol Is'npW e erclaed b.Ter 'coming In the 'Unfted "order I intA by slate an Tabor rsqalrei ;and Inform aou'ai to riatlonalU'r'. .alien propone to'cimis.'.ti -the Untie iron Ame returhlig mutt bav paitporii; frr-foc >ot neither 'Amfriaai nor alien ffmn Canada, have UP fOR THE BUSY MAN Haldlmand Laurieriles nominated J. Parsons. North Renfrew .Unionists nominat- ed Dr. Maloney, Egsnvllle. Hamilton Liberals endorsed lion S. Mewburo, minister ol militia. Jacques Cartier. Un'ipnlsi nominated qualli Jasmin. _'-._ .n Kelson, Man., Unionists'have noml- aled J- A. Campbell of the Pas. H. L.'rtlchardsoi, of'thi Winnipeg rlbune, Is Government "In SprlnE'tleid, ____.____ _______, a'relumed, of- Icer.'ls.'ninnlng'is'a "Union candidate Centre-Vvinnlpcg.-1 nominaled j'.'H. 'Caiiri; HOD. lodolph'Lemleux. 1-1 Dr. Dominion Livestock lommissioner' for'British .Columbia, will be the Unionist candidate In Vlc- oria.' c- J. C. Turriff waa- the unanimous holcc as Union government candidate or Asslnlbota- C. C-' Smith of Carn- iluff, was also proposed, but withdrew. l Ma-------- nncial bye-elections In Iberville and MlnncJost were-fixed lor December 7, nomination day to be'November 30. The Qreat West Life Assurance Company has applied for two million dollars of Victory Bonds'. The IBiper- I Life Is taking "one million. Hon. J. A. Calilerwas unanimously chosen as federal candidate at a Union government convention ot. Liberals, Conservatives, "Great Veterans and Ihe British National Citizenship league at Moose Jaw. J. A. .Alaharg, president of Ihe Grain' Growers, also endorsed Ihe nomlnallon. His Grace Archbishop Legal has for- mally announced'the-change of the headquarters of the'Archdiocese from St. .Albert lo Edmonton. Kev. Father licrnler, Vcgrevlllvhai been appoint- ed chancellor ot thj'archdiocese, This position was formerly filled by Rev- Father Leduc for a numbe.r .of years. He was compelled to du- ties owing to III health. Lanark Unionists nominated Dr. A. E. Manna, ei-il.P. North Dav Unionists endorsed Chas. Harrison, tndependent_Labor VI'.- M- German Is Liberal Unionist candidate in Thomas Buck Is running as Laurier Liberal In Sburls, Man. Alderman Queen will run as Social: Democrat, antf-eonscrlpUonlEl candl: dale In North Winnipeg, Bt, John-Al- bert nominated Commissioner R. Wlgmore, of St. John, for one of the two seata In.the house of commons: The Labor party nominated Daniel Belgian St. John. i.Tie'IiiberaJs'.TbT aAOts'of Musical Instruments Easy to to Play Gultirt oned, many sl prices nd yuri old, welfht 1 team matched brown feldlnfl, 6 yean old, wtlgtil 2800; 1 Hick Percheron mare, 4 jttn old, weight 1600; 1 pure brej "Cercheron ilalllori, 4 yearn 1 pair geld. Intt, 6 and C oM, wellhl SOOO; 1 horafc colt, 1 year old; cnli 'bundle wagon rack; i McVfrj 1 nln er aBrl breaker 1 fencing m'icfilne; gale-line 'engine, u I 'gasolfm' engine, 1 h.p.; 1 feed- grinder irOBblt'harwm; Z Mil single riirnMs; cream stparator; lank, 21 iiarreli; pump. (cruring car will lie ofterea.tor Ml witli a roierre Md, COMMCNCII 10 A.M. TEnMt LUNCfl AT P.' LiVALLIE, AiKtlonetr. MAX ;