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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 i 1 DAILY H ' OAltY AND WEEKUY miiT' , l*r�prlttort and Publlthert I.WvTKf'LtTHBRlDae HERALD PRINft , 7/INO COMPANY, LIMITED i i,! an eth strict uth, L�thbrlcl�� ; I'l' ^ ' l^jrealdent and-Managing Director : Jokn' Torraace - � Business Manager  y . TELEPHONES BUilneat Offioe........... n E4ltoH�|- Offioe 1252 1224 Subscription Rates: �'Daily",-delivered, jper week ,-15 , Daily, delivered, per year J]"" ; Dally, bypiail, per year Weewy, by mail, per year i Weekly," by mail, pet year to U.S..?2.00 Dat^B ,of expUsx or subscriptions ap-p�ar--aally ou-address label. Acoept-ancapt papers after explraUon date Is our authority tb continue the subscription.__ i CREATING NEW ! IRRIGATION DITCHES 1 in his tribute to Prof.^ Muir Ed-1 -wards the other day Mr. M^Aoch mentioned the proppsed new irrigation systems in .the^^nth. The carry-JnWj^ji) of;the-,plana to "bring �wator ,"tto"%S>i^i sJoimd'Taber and fn the I Irofesjlrfi�ga diaftlot? was held-up by ^ *^TiTn' drbnghfcstMtfen'ai'eas the fbl-llilimiig-allotments were made: Mon-|^�jt|Uiai: 11,550,000; North; Dakota, |600,-'jfftPOjiWilshmgton, �200,000, connection with seed grain we ailfou^d like to urge nponthe AlberU i';(if9vemment that they get it into the k^S^ljSlOn of t'-ie farmers as early as f|a�j�slWe. It distribution is left over ijntttj spring farmers will, be 'incira-]i^;o�'yol�icai prisoners and setting fcsjtJiAtvf'the present war |iad been. \b"y;',the wjorklngmen of Germany." iiei'above appears in a Toronto des- "Who 'won tjie war tor the npn. in (^ermany? War.if'!>^he^Sooiali|B^ pt Cheer up. The 'flu Is^ahont to'dlS' appear, the war is over and, Christ-J inas is-coming. a Canadians at home followed the 6x-ample of the boys across the ^ea and went over the top Jn real earnest ^ Everything , � '.Sane methoda-in our Industrlaij'poU-ciea should .'Kft'^he'gtiiiding line ^of /the' present timeV.-"The-li^ar ot arralei'has ceased. ^lOiMairheve tq see 'l;b it that the ..ft^ii^omftif^war between/ourselves with'>Jts bVejudico to "indivl-Idiials and-toi�liei naUon. at Jarge 181 not suffered .to.-'bSe,^ This is part off,.the scheme otrrdiolstruction. There *may, bea ^urtairnail of indivijlual liberty It ma3^ be.trife.& But have we nojfc ex-; method, and their titne'haS bfeen fully employed in occupation;. of * the ihost-strenuous kind. "  � ; The experience of thj? fighting; man of today is vastly diifferfent to^the ex-v perience of the ordtHKTjnKghtlng man: commonly called -a :s6idierr' To__say' that the 'military'exi'.^^ce.. of our ^ men. T/ill-jiaye unfittW jthei^ 'for ci-' yilian employmei^t '.must/be ;di&ml9s� ed as neither �refev^nt'nprWu^^^^ allow tlie idea io dwfeH"in^m6j4'e.2�n would only tendip aggrayai?^^^ liatioai; and to ^nojeS'se"tlSe^ ties in. meeting aiid, fapijig t^eipfo^^ lems of peace."; The ^^^^[^"g^^^^^^ characters of. these .inen, jtnd their training in methodjandsysfemish^ be considered 'infi^issetiin'^^.reylW their claims to civilian employment Ma!hy of the menj^A^fl.-iaye^ Bnamoured to mlfiliaiy i'.Ufe^^^ choose to remain with,;' tttevPolWs.jBut this will not apply td'^thfe^^^^^^ �whose taste for 'civilian Jiffr^^^^ rather have bera gvvenTaj/M otherwise by the strain,:wW have, gon^ through. i;The|d^sire' W return-to civilian life >hei^ by sp'eculators andtCoyppr^tons^^^ come into' the sefyic^VjIpittii^^^ We, do not advoca^te OTnil^ilol^^^^^^^ however, must need^ :l}e/ifcotli^r:jnieanB do not suffice to :jnake,:jp.efe fir^tjBmi'naj^g^ the war. Everything ,ha3'lj'Mn^subl^ mated to the one purppgei^hat-pf winning the war. In the .expeEjepp^: this has proved a hl6hjy^,.bignefl'ci4iipplicy. The State acauisition'^of: *Wj^furlan^ at a fair value must-'pi^nece^lii^?S05|e, with the placing pf4hb^5tps% for whi^i they werej^^^i^^s^jyjlm^ ed. This will furnI|^;avenue'^;to^^ meeting and s\)lying 'tlie?J^6^^ of employment^� , , In stifflying the.fProlj^pi}^pf i.ei^pl^ ment and. re-emBloyi&e^t; tlie^^^^ also tP he considered t^pse who by cessation of war j&Iiyltles-will, be thrown but. of eafiflng'i^^^ hood. These cases;-pan'nbtyJ3y'^eg^ ed.' If so, there is- jjbjind^tj). b,^ 'chaos. Oar whole .industfiaiC^syitem '^111, accordingly^ have tp" be" rfi-bManized. The whole thing.wiU have'to fi'e systematized. We shaijh'aVe to 4!t.?eren-tiate between'the lllspensable-iOtli the Indispensable. - Waste--and qverlap,-plng must be ellmlnatbd."'N'bh-essen-tials must glve^^lace 'to ^'essentlails. Articles of use mustr go-'befprS'; articles of luxury. The inter'^Bt? of the State, -and,- coasequei}tlf,:-th^ interests of the,nation,- must override and come before any lndty}4ual; :i? is needle^ to say that In the vyhole economic;;sohejnB 'whichwe iave hitherto pursued; tpjpbther with buyln&.-and selling, v/e hav.e/more or The-Edmonton Bulletin estimates I less adopted a Belfish:; and;, it;, might that in a few months Influenza will I be said, a suicidal,-poli,cy. .There have taken bj^ death abouNtwo-Uiir^s i "^^^ ^ '^"^ a's-many people as did the war In over. the qualities of responsibility, initiative, find depBnden.ce on .self Jn,.what.i they have been called , on . to goji through. They have been''trained tolperienced,this curtailment during tho^e pA-iods; of "stress through whiolvi ^e have passed^ , We have seen that individual-interests -must be. servient. tot the InterestB of the Slate, .which m'eans those of the:',hation as a /wholes-: ;n thatr.spirit let- us consider the meth.. ods which may he necessary in helping to.aolvq^QilB problems>.bdfore: unf -Let ua.;remember, iyhat�':h{ka !been truljj siaia,'!tH>tt�'nations� ace''born in war andidle>Sn.jeaofe.; '.Experieno(}t'h88j taught-.lis,fjOlis^v-As the outcome oc /the* waniLVMil^ft^mifiatisd In^-thei'vic-tory,' of !y^�orloo, ,^at Brtt�lR->adr Tsmced Ab K!;eat c6mmero(fil oBBWem-a'cy; - She-stagnated in the long'^ime bf peace. that tollowed, when other nations recoreAng from wars propeed| ed to set their'houses it\ orderi Th'lB was the case -^rfth the United States' after the OlYlli'^ar when they stsrted^ to, becoineth'e Richest nation In the; world, a* position they occupy today^ it was .thi�v samewith France, which reach4d\a:thtgh 'pitch of prosperity a^ ter Var of 1870. The' future is tin our.-'hands.^'If we make the right .use/of it..; Eor^itb; its la ten* resbvfrc-,es the Brifishl Empire, with ,ltfe com-; ponent parts,-.^^Jwhlch Cai\iida Is one^; is the rlcheat'dountry in the world; It has yet to occupy the position which these uhexploited resources have In store -forfit and which has brought the United StatSs, in the use'they have jmade, dt.,their resources, .t0L;th� position they^enjoy today. This.ien-ters l�rgely>; la, our coasideratlbpr of the .problem of employment following demobiUsatlon.',.'. , ; The LeavenwortK, (KaB.),'Post says that "Leavenworth has the most polite man In the world.' "When a woman apologized for gouging hi'm in the eye -with � parasol hp said: "Don't mention it, madam^ I have: anpther Since; Europe is fond of horse meat and. is in need of any kind of food at, present, Canada's government should get busy an^ find a market for our surplus horses. It would help' the Canadian farmer with too many horses aijd. the Bufopean citizen, with'too little food. -I One thing .Lethbridge needs is; a Board of Trade office, in a good central' lp6ation. A year ago the Victory Loan headquarter were in the'Dreent Board of Trade building. This year they were right In the heart of .the business district This year five peor pie called at headquarters to one who called a year ago. Make the Board, of Trade offices easily accessible. four years. Up to last Friday Bdmon-' ton had 318 deaths from influenza, in amongst ourBelves,-but(her6/our own in-, teres/ts are concerned; We utilized the lessons of war .rcamt from the Six floclallat organizations at New j enemy to our owngaln.;' So.-we might Yorirperformed'the most intelligent' ?ain in regard to hls:^ommermothor arrived from Vancouver about a ^�eek ago and remained with her to the Inst. Mrs. SnelgrovQ hap, the' � heartfelt sympa-, t^ of the "whjole community in hor sad bereavement. The remains^.aro being shipped to the coast and willjie Interred in the family plot at the cdm-otery In South Vancouver. ' i CKED UP .IN the histbry ot its banking business I waspresentod atthe bank ot Toronto, i there a tejvdays^igo by^Jhomna Luinb } a district farmer, -vlv-ho' drew ?4,003.47 for one car of wheat. A' Burnaide, : Man., correspondent sa^s that the farlners la that part of :the:vco)in.try have sown.a lotof tail ryeoH the stubble.' Jhby.have taken this �method to ^ing the MASON & RfeCHl' be,st liked and'most admired, of drCanadit^h; pianos,'ah instrumentbeautifiil of^casc-i-mlirvellpus of, tone-^-uriequalltid in jtjujrAbii- ; ity. ^ ^Sol^direct from the m'anuf^cjttirelri. permitting the purchaser to pocket tljfr' middleman's profit. ^ ^ .'^'.''A'^r-'j We have a bargain''|(? a "Homer Studio" Plane'r-^�n.-^^ ^ ^, - :,:'^i; InBtrument .worthy * of. . ^tha i: money asked, and, we'll, maka., good thia claim to youi^ full- satisfaction, ; It's yours for........ $^15 mason'& i^fscH uimitId^-;'- FiFTHST.S: BALMORAL BLOCK LBTHBRIDai' ______________________ __________ organization.' The oampaign.>yasjpoat- viaHbfablulu.. The body was buried Poned until the Victory Loan was put it would iTe, unwise tb di8T)and the' partnient: ot agrlcuy,i}f^. 'rfhej inqulr-. at sea the following'day. ''^Jlt has been decided to continue-the ;war savings'^ stamp: propaganda despite the close of the war, although not on ks large a scale as originally plan-ined.N Sir Herbert Ames ""has been working, on' an organization for several months, and it" was decided that in order not to interfere'With its'sub- cess. .Up to the. present the amount ot required altogether last year, 'according to J.D. Smith, supsrlnteufjent o^ the -weed and seed; branch ,of .the, de ie's are coming in earlier tl�*n"sual, too, thi? year and "tMe * dewmbd is for ^oth Wheat; and oatp^'^s W?1V a� home barley. Mr. ^ml{h'ls, of, tUd opinion that .-there will, ift /plenty. 'j>i' seed wheat and bariey 1* the prpylqce for the needs of the;proTlnce>J) may seed grain asked tor,by, the farmers the needs of the.proTmcer-put it inay of the province Is greater than tbaV, be problem to PUPPl? thP.Mts that Are necessary, .Ttit fiW^ittAre com-Ihg frcftti practlcally;?yery isft.of the provlncb/ ' 'Novemfier 28 ii Thanksgiving Day in the'UhitSd States. : ^. - _ ' : - William "Welimaiii, "Winnipeg contractor, is dead. '' "v,,^ ' � David ,B.'Layton,'ixBtlve of Manltou-lin, and nephew of.Liord Lister, died-at jToronto. Mrs. B,-H. Bagnall,'of; Calgary, died following an attack of Influenza. She was probation offtc^r lor the Chll-ui'eu's Aid Society.'.^ Capt.'J. D. MacpUerson. wreck commissioner, has been ordered by telegraph from Ottawa to hold an InvestU gation into the IPbsof the steamer Princess Sophia in ;Lynn canal. At Teeswater, J. Waddell, reputed the wealthiest man in CulrosB, Was l^ned f1,000 and costs for sediUous -language to Reeve Fergusson, a Victory Bond canvasser. Cochrane Board .of Trade passed a resolution urging .ithat'the Ontario jSovernment proc.eed with the extension of the TemiskamIng & Northern Ontario Railway to .James Bay. -. � Inspector Raven, B.N.W.M.P., "has been appointed officer, In';charge of Details."B;' Squadron, 'H.N.W.M.E., C. E.F., and .has been attached to the Depot Division, R.N.W;M.P. . Bruce "White, on6 of-the best known" mining men in the Nelson diatrlct,-and a pioneer of the Slocan country, di^ at Nelson bf pneumonia. He located the Slocan Star mine', Stamnibury R. Tarr, M.A.. one ol Winnipeg's highly, respected citizens and mana,glng editor Of. Canadian Finance, died at Woodstock, Ont, following an operation for appendicitis, Jhe railway war board placed the l^reat Northwestern Telegraph company's operators on the same basis as the Canadian Pa'ciac ftallway operators.  , The town of Herbert, 9ask., was hard hit by the influenza. The electric lijuht plant and bank bad to be closed down owing to the'sicknesBot a num-bbr of employees. '?'-'"- The death occurred" lin'-^n'swara Rajputana, India, on Oc^. Slst, of Dorothy Qalletiy, wife of Rev. Benjamin Stuart SmUlle, of the.Canadian Presbyterian Mission". -V  0 . ^ ' '-Rev. T. Beverley Sinl,th, prominent Anglican: clergyman, latterly agency secretary for the Upper'Canada Tract Society, died at Toronto.'. He was Ghathim, Ont. ^ At the forthcoming election "for councillors, the eleotoreT-of the rural municipality" of Portage