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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY 1IERAIT) WEPNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, W18 XLhc Xetbbrifcoe Ibevalfc XctbbrtSgc, HlDerta DAILY AND WEEKLY war if the Socialists of Germany had refused to swallow tho Kaiser's lead-orship in 1914. Instead they followed blindly the autocratic loaders and pre-clpltafid tho world into War. These Socialists Of Germany are a? responsible for the war as the Kaiser. As tor victory, it came from the democracies of Great Britain. France, Italy, Belgium and tho United States. Whatever democratic government Germany now possesses or may possess later. The Problems ;i have throw:: ficinl, trad judicious in istonco in war should be reckoned equally so in preserving our existence in times of peace. The purpose !n each ease may ho different, but It hold;- good iii both. 'Sane methods in cur industrial policies should bo the guiding lino of the present ('.inc. The \.'ar of armies has ceased. Wo shall have to see to it that tho economic- \��ir between our-tolvi'a with its pieju.lice to individuals and to .tho naiioa at large is not suffered to bo. This Is part of tho scheme of reconstruction. There may be a curtailment of . it may he true.' But have been trained '"^jierlonceil this curtuilmem during tho#o today. To the-e men nothing of leisure. They use.I in a debtee with of responsibility, iuitia-'Udence on self In what en called on to go CREATING NEW j IRRIGATION DITCHES ! In his tribute to Prof. Muir Kd-wards the other day Mr. Marnoch mentioned the proposed new irrigation systoms in the south. The carrying out of the plans to brine water to the land around Taber and in the Iron' Springs district, was held up by | the war. Now that the war is over j (hey should be revived in earnest and I carried into effect as rapidly as ros- j sible. Production is one of the solu- j tlons of our after-the-war problems. ' We need more people upon the land '' and we need the land to produce as much as possible. Irrigation would sk "no The ex-kaiser is like the proverbial hen on a hot griddle tjic-o day:. And before he's through he's likely to be done to a rich brown turn. ''resident Wilson will rore-.v; Jer.'u' receptions when lie vi.-> t.'.m. I-ranee. l^n;:land and 'm!v si'itotrent cau easily bo mad � o' t ii_e. � won- a Jt.-i- . That ahead ire: ;,-d. and -heir time' has been fully employed in occupation of the most -rer.nor.v kind. The orienee of the fighting- '.nan �.M teday is vastly different to the experience of the ordinary filiating man commonly called a soldier. To say 1 that the military experience of m|r ' ineti" wiil. have unfitted them for ci-( vili.in employment runs' be dismiss-i e,i as neither relevant nor true. To allow the idea to dwell in men's minds would only tend :o aggravate the sit-' nation a;;d to increase the difficulties in meeting and facing ;he prob-; h ins of pe.u'c. The moulding of ffio characters of these men, and their , trait',in.: in m>qh'>d and system should bo considered an iv-sot in reviewing their claims to civilian employment. Many uf th" tv.�",i will have become ca.unotired to military life and may . choose to remain with the Colors. Hut thi~ will not apply to the majority whose taste for civilian life would rather have been given a zest than otherwise jiy th,. strain whieJi they with tho disease. Pneumonia suhse- J quontly sot in and for more than a ', wook she had been dimgerously ill.  On Friday evening hor condition im- ' proved considerably and hope:, of her � recovery were held but she had a re- j lapso oti Sundny night and yesterday. inorninK the doctor pruuouneed her ' case hopeless. Her mother arrived' from Vancouver about a v�eoU ago and remained with her to tho last. Mrs. Snulgrove has the heartfelt sympathy of the whole community in her pad bereaveraon;. The remains are i'.idunl Hborty 'being -hipped to the coast and will be ive we not ex- , Interred in tho family plot at the cemetery iri South Vancouver. ha \ o turn stronc periods of stress through which we huve pnssed? We have seen that individual interests must be servient to the interests of the Si ate. which mean3 those of the nation as a whole. In that spirit let us consider the methods which may be necessary In helping to solve, .the problems before us.' Lot us reniombor. what has been truly said, that nations are horn in war and.die in peace. Experience has taught us this.-. As the outcome of the' wars Which terminated in the vie-too' of Waterloo, Great Britain ad-vimced to great commcrotol supremacy. She stagnated In the long tlmo i of peace that followed, when other nations recovering from wars procoed-, ed to set their houses in order. This was the case with the I'nltPtl States after the Civil War when they started : to become the richest nation in tho world, a position they occupy today. : It was the same with Franco, which reached a high pitch of prosperity after the war of lsTo. The future Is . in our hands if we make the right : use of it. For with its latent resourc-; es the British Empire, with its com- ponent parts, of which Catyida is one, i is the richest country in the world, i It has yet to occupy the position which ! these unexploited re-sources have In store "for it and which has brought the history of it-; banking business was presented at the bank of Toronto, there a few days ago by Thomas l.umb a district farmer, who'drew ;v!,no:',.-i; for one car of wheat. A Hurnside, Man., correspondent say's that the farmers in that pari of  the country have sown a lot o- fall rye on the stubble." They hive taken this method to hold (he snow durlii? winter and thus improve conditions In tho spring. T. C. .Manifold, member of Iho Aus-i tralian commonwealth parliament and recently engaged, in hospitiil work in France, died of Influenza after -the steamer on wlllch lo> was a pa:-seuger had left San Francisco for Australia via Honolulu. Tho hotly was buried at sea the following day. It has been decided to continue the. war savings stamp propaganda do >-pltu the clo.-e of iho war, although not on as large a scale us original')' phut-. I ned. Sir Herbert Ames has lcvti working on an organization f.>r several months, and it was decided that SPEND ot thelr resources, to th� , . , , , , position they enjoy today. This en- w,;h the ].irKe proportion of { tor9 Iargoly m 01lr consideration ot our fighting men. This we must face, j the problem of employment following and it is our bounden duty to face. | demobilization. We rofc.-ret] in our ftst article to '----------.---rr- t ----------------- the- n.eu hiil-d in ti".des. Their prob- ! h. in doe; pie piv-.-n'. anything In the > >l� cine We do not advocate confiscation". This, however must needs be if oilier means do not suffice to make their owners realize that national needs and service mii-t come flrift and foremost. The.-o owners nuts', be forced to fulfil their obligations by putting their lands into cultivation, or by allowing them to ho so put. Stat.- control and State Interference have worked wondort in bringing about the suoo-isfiil termination of th-' war. Kveryihitig hii3 been sublimated to the one purpose, that of winning the war. In the experience this has proved a hii.iily beneficial policy. The State acquisition of Idle lands it a (air value must of necessity come, with the placing of them to the uses for which they were primarily intended. This will fiirnisll avenues towards , meeting and solving the problem of Since Buropo is fond of horse meat 1 employment. In studying the problem of employment and re-employment there has j also to be considered those who by the ce-sation of war activities will b( our Industries. Jluro >,:!.ir tri'e!,. or calling. It, will ary to liiid room for them worM of > ir.el vmeat. ^ Every e v.-il! have io hi' looked into. i-'e.| gricultural development .he m,ui> opening'". Here the n ot idle lands looms largely :'recr >uud. With the need for ur.il pr.ilin.'iou to meet the :y o: tnc time, it is not only a production, but of greatly in-pri.diiciion. Idle land* held 'is and corporal ions must | Havid B.'Lay ton. native of Manltou-nto the M.r.vice of the Slate, j jj,, .,Iui nephew ot Ixird Lister, died I'OIt THK nt'SY MAN November is Is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. William Wellman, Winnipeg contractor, is dead. businoss district. This year five people called at headquarters to one who called a year ago. Make tho Hoard of Trade offices easily accesnible. The Edmonton Hulletln estimates that in a few months influenza will have taken by death aboutstwo-thirds as many people as did the war in over four years. I'p to last Friday Edmonton hud 318 deaths from influenza, in one month alone. At the same ratio throughout Canada the (lulletin estimates that by the middle of December Influenza would have claimed 4",,000 lives. Six socialist organizations at New York" performed the 1110:11 Intelligent act that has come out "of Lho socialist camp in this war when they telegraphed a request to Pre^hl-nt Wilson -to indorse self-government in ltus-aia "through a constitutional assembly, 'democratically elected and to safeguard it from interference from bolshevik! forces mid German official influence by "military aid." at Toronto. Mrs. E. II. nagnall, ot Calgary, died following an attack of influenza. Shu was probation officer for the Chi), ui'eu't. Aid Society. Capt. J. I). Macpherson. wreck commissioner, has been ordered by telegraph from Ottawa to hold an Invent!, gntlon into the loss ot tho steamer Princess Sophia in Lynn canal. At Teeswater, J. Waddell, reputed the wealthiest mini In Culross, was fjned $1,000 and costs for seditious language to Heevo Ferguason, a Victory Bond canvasser. Cochrane Board of Trade passed a resolution urging that the Ontario Government proceed with the extension of tho Temiskamlng & Northern Ontario Hallway to James Day. Inspector Raven, It.N.W.M.P., has been appointed officer in charge of Details "I!" Squadron, It.N.W.M.P., C. E.P., and has boon attached to tho Depot Division, It.N.W.M.P. Hruce White, one of tho hast known mining men in tho Nelson district, and a pioneer of the Slocan country, dletj at Nelson of pneumonia. He located the, Slocan Star mino. Stammbury It. Tarr, M.A.. one of Winnipeg's highly respected citizens and managing editor of Canadian Eln-anco, died at Woodstock, Out., following an operation for appendicitis. The railway war board placed tho Great Northwestern Tolegraph company's operators on tho same basis as the Canadian Pacific Hallway operators. Tho town of i (orbert, Sask., was hard hit by tho influonza. Tho electric light plant and bank had to ho closed down owing to tho sickness of a number ot employees. The death occurred In Imnswara llajputana, India, on Oct. 31st, of Dorothy Gallotly, wife of Rev. Benjamin Stuart Sniiilio, of the Canadian Presbyterian Mission. "* Hov. T. Beverley Smith, prominent Anglican clergyman, latterly agency secretary for the Upper Canada Tract Society, died at Toronto.' He was formerly of Chatham, Ont. \ At the forthcoming election for councillors, the electors of tho rural municipality of Portage la Prairie will vote on a bylaw'to raiso 'or the erection of three brldgos ovor tho Asslnlboine river within the municipality. ' The biggest cheque for u car of the less-ms i,j wur will come in, aud Jtmun cashed In Curtwrlght, Mkn.. in great war time sweetmeat. -the benefit* the Pleasure, the economy of a 5c package of lOTGLEY'S -has made It the favourite "sweat ration" of tile &lHed armies. send it to your friend at the front:- - it's the haniHest. Eongest-iasting refreshment he can carry. 'The Flavour Lasts SI Kept Right ;