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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta RIGHT' TUT. LKTinmmiiK .OMM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1917 fGreat Enthusiasm Roused Here I What Union Government Has Don. havo been casually indued la. I "Now, some people say that Mhe vdispatches, the men wbif Attention "Yen have honrd horo tonight jiiounced at Ihe outset of union want to mention, which It of partlcu- a Kovorumeut that the. scr- lar Interest to the people ot the west Bui it a facu- wiiea they had largo thai durUic iho short tenn In irhlcb i baiid the price ol Iba the government has been In power It'ways bad a ieUuvncy if hat done number ot things wblch. In wilrn ibo plants veto capty the f al- up, but the ton- the oti'r direction. ordtniry llmej would be considered was quite remarkable. The manufacture BM sctlo'J "as Iieen oJ alcohol was stopped tour weeks i cll tu0 union action -w >i.w uiujuiiLir, purchased In. system Is being worked out. No one tho west has not had Us proper Mo- tor eiporl, ot the (will deny that (his baa iiot been a resentsllon. Instead of seats a. it ,v a ii first thlnga Iheuulon Eovernmeul did move In right direction. Ami let I p Binrv nnn UU1 <14. I flat WHS LWCftUtf) [DQ Clrc- Canada for ii icmll o JlOB.pOB.rjOO lo i..ent Is conwrncsl 1 have gone further ,ion of 1911 was held before redls- have In the H has had 34. the on lead lo Great Urllnlu for Iho purchas- lhan haye waited but I Irlbul A ber7 luld "0 mem- it population, and by needed for our soldiers and soldier.-: of our alllo.% Flour Profits Fixed unlra Is worth not- Ins. there ire ___ _____ .._ the result Is end picking ion's railways has b'ei Plants have Profits limHed. ler which has been n BUI and Dan Slngsd .tll-Uiey hive all relumed homo inO Libwalj or ponVervaUtes, came from "The ot tho Domln-.found a, iilaco again In civil life." (Con- west Of tbo Great sent there (ho men who haTe (0 Then 1 hsve been told tnere has inland lo carve.out :cn another mat- receiving n ianger o'f conscriplioa? I TOted for Canada to Eo Into Ibis BtroVg appeal to the people ot Lelh- cer ihal they vfill continue to produce, present p. brldse to send to 6liaws oji Decem- rjul spite of this handicap on ac- be comiiel ber'lTlh tie msn who had on more -said the candidate, "and. thst tjlla OOT occasion shown his Inde- n-mrii] KnTid men. by leaving his leader and BE his conscience dictated. He aald a high tribute to Mr. Buchanan- 'He has silted bis views on the Issues of the day clearly and fear- "meant Ihat we would Ecnd men. Vas prepared lo tert LhEm up. and 'that Is the reason 1 supported this "acL 1 am' not soles back on'Qj- (ion I would much ralbcr bo defeat- In this- election than lose the re- "It his been, said Umt Ihe-reter- tndum Ibe democratic way. No doJbt-ln limes of peace a reference to Ihe people h aJvlsable. Bui we are at war, and.lime Is the great factor. cannot deity. Look at die Unlt- 'ed Slates, ihexmost democratic coun- 'try li ths world. Xo sooner did they the war than fPnt into forcS selectivft not .wait 'to vole o'n "I want to say to my Ubersl friends that 1 did not forsake my leader wlth- onl much consideration. Kut I felt S'lhit 1 was rlgnt when 1 came lo my and not oc.ce sines then v 1 feit that T ws'i I believe that lion the new government has slid lhat of the I no miller can make a prolll of more lhan 2a cents a barrel. That is the ol heaping' up profits, Is worth less thaif that amount the some.ot the things a union govern- Flanders! We have our duty to per- m pay luto tho treasury lesser aiuouni will bo paid. That Is menl can do a party governiuenl form Rl homo and I am looking con- of our somolhhiK like jl.-'nJiother thing tho union government can not do. This la the record oMhe' tidently to (ho men and women ot taxation.' So, AB. 1 lias done that a parly government union government- lo dale aud'li'fs aJY'ostern Canada that we may do our la-vr and It will bo enforced. I be io "The Bacon Barotit which "Then thers Is another class jvho govern I'.-L' some things which can i.dtr union government hot' he dona by a could not do." Civil -Service Reform "Then thero Is the reform, of the civil scrvlco. Sir nobert Dorden an- record of which they hive a right to I whole shore without flinching." he proud. 1 (Lone Tho meellng con- Weslern Canida'j Opportunity eluded with tho singing of iho natlon- "There Ij only one olher thing will prove-ihsl'the men who Tpled for military service were right." 13 not popular "War 'po Bui we are In a not oVbuf. miking. We nre.tight i barbaric, -gu'.io for.-democracy, iat forth every elfort we don't.Irani i the future.' 11 IJ op to ns to do lo win this more men.for IheMTOnl.thaa "''labor ind i'srn siire the lator-.men noli.want tp'-ee.e; their' comrades deserted'. VT "I' stand for and and Twill sUdly accept (he decision "of the' said Jlr. 'i Buchanan, in.conclusion. --if. M.: Tweed te Speaks-: Thomas M. Twe'edie Is heller known himselt as .forceful. l_ast night i li npholdlns Iho. cause of union f '.isrnment and sopporl ol lhs.mea.at -the front with-znen and mean; as he i "'has always been in his appeals for 'the support'of the dependents at home of those Game 'men. T. M. Tiveedie plnnged Into hla sub- i analogy of Ihe conditions j I. which'mulled in the formation of 'Canada's first onion government prior .to lS6f.' On that occasion i effecled by Sir-John A. McDpn- .'-'aid and Hp'n. George -Browa, hltter-po- lltlCBJ opnonentt, tof the purpose of .'creating the Dominion of Canada.end -i making It one'united colony ot. Great u'rilainr--union government-has again i teen effected .In order that the great .-r '-work of 1S67 may not be n'ndone. If nnlon of partJee.was necessary prior (oJSS? In 3 time of peace In order ibat Canada might be saved from dls- rupllon how much more.necessary la _ 11 today In order that'Cinada may bo j-1 saved from the destructive force of autocracy. aatd he was not there. fjt to ttirl. crlUcIsta'at'SIr Vyiltrld Lanr- ff ier or (bo raca who-are follbwirjg-hfm- Jn.lhls-.camnalgn'. Bnt'he was there j .to criticize strongly as he might the A policies lor which thois men are standing at.this.lime.. i Union Not Insincere ;i M. Tweedle denied the charge that f -'haj been made that the present on- Ion government bad been toncded on In- sincerity hecauso men who bad been lifelong political onemlei could not together. But Ihe same thin: There has been no pus.syfool- ng on hli part either In tie House of 'brumoas or on this platform on Iho one issue beJore. tha Canadtin electors. Men like Mr. Bucianin and Mr. Slrton SBTO ffliie QIC real sacrifice In this campaign In order thai they may sland rtjhl before the people." Mr. Twcetite especially aitod the iormer Conservatlres of the rldlnj to sire (heir whole-henrlod support to- Jlr. Bnchanan In order thai he might ha sent lo Otlawi lo ensure reinforce- ments tor Canada's boys at the front Hon. A. Slflon It would be hard to coneelre haw Hon. A. L. Siflon, former premier of the province and now minister of cus- toms In the onion government, a form- er Liberal who.hasjbeen singled out in Ihe put for the "huAesi- criticism o'n Ihe part of Consen-atlvea ot the province. Vould have carried an au- dience composed of so many of his former, so completely with him as he 'did last nnless he was making the tight- on the right side p'r the only policy issue at the present time." Tor' Mr. Sifton did car: tf his-en'dlence'Tith him throughout his whole address, -He; ed af every He.dld.not stand before with pleisme pro- mises of what-he would do and what union government would do U return- ed to he simply told the peo- ple ln'_hls own i inimitable way. what the RovemrhenL had. done la the live weeks In -which It has bseu ha ponrer. That "was "enongh. Mr." Siltoh never 'appeared to better edviinUee before a'Lathbridge of years' -standiog Tere forr jbilenVhe'n he llnijhed am not said Mr. Slfton al- ter the. enthusiastic welcome tie had received' oh rising had snbsidcd, "to' render any. to Mr. Buchan- und that he cake care ot himself. But I am Here In part (or the pleasure ot seelnf manner in which the people .he hat greet the memberVho has taken .a' patriotic btand on the great issue si ihs-war. in Canada. "There has been a great -deal of continued Mr.' Sif- "regaTding the formation of the union goremmeat, dee la a large mea- sure' to the newspapermen ot the Do- minion I am not now referring fo Mr. Buchanan, but to the men who wanted big headlines to interest tbe people who have come to look' for s. an, I have generally-, fou U pretty well able to ca ing ald rhlehl havo been eaid ol McDon: .-and Brown In 1S6T. 11 IB just an-, true to make such z charge now si it was then.-He had no apology to make for 'standing on the same platform with Mr. Slttan, whom.he bail so often criticized on his administration of lo- cal'affairs, Mr. Bitten was. called to tho premler'shlp of Alberta In -1910 and on every, decision on which.ho had appealed Id the poople since Uial time he had'boerf upheld. "36 I dm willing to lay aside .my little pirly prejuiiceu el this whei ha lays down his work 68. premier.of .Ihl5 provinco lo take up'. Ihe'-greater work .r- iH-.Sltton _ Carvell- and these who have lain aside 'tor and Murray ai other Liberals ______ .their prejudices In oMer' Canada. might "cafrr on" afiVtrtltors, as had heen they-'aVMj tnlliKJ only to their 'partf bnt they loyallstlyAfajjiiijlii'lhls beallng.wlih'f.aie the .mfmbeTa' d the are -pTotiteere Irfth ig lews day-of the doings on the fighting Stere have" Been fmjs- I there .have i.een dlfflcnlllesVtoo in the fo'rmalldn goveVument, due to racial and party difference? which eilst'in thlg Dominion.-. There are men who thought that party gov- ernment could still, save the country and keep up Its part, la the war, afltf iey irere opposed to union. Bntjrhen 'decided that onion was necessary he went about the taak n a statesmanlike manner. .On his Irst effort the leader of he opposition and Invited him.to aid. 00 falling, hls.neil elfort to 34- cure the co-operation of-the leaders 01 the-'oppo'a.lldn' froc' each-rprovlnce rom the1 members within: the house. Falling again, he finally, went eiders ot the various provinces without the abiso-J Vo.person has enteredytbit. new poyH ernmeat for .'personal They have done so only for the .great- er aid they might-render .Canada, la this Many of .IhoM.nien who have left their parly'tor till purpose will have to drop out of political war Is.over owlnjj-lq the prejudice which 'has, raised against them because of their.action. result of th< negotiations, how- was to Eoverrrment from among men ot both partjes .for tho purpose of carrying" war lo a successful concluaWn and to prepare 'or the 'proper aiilnillatlon of Can- ada's on .their return after he traV'anif-rlt-thM shall lave accompllDh'ed llils much they will iare done that nJake them feel that their' time on this earth has'not been, sptnt IB trulHesj J1r. Slflon then went on lo that the only Ihlng he 'tekei was Uiit th< minister .of militia mlsht be a soldier who nnderstood what the 'coiintrr Could'rightly expect from man In that pillion, and thst thi mlnltter ol might a man who un- derstood In a pracllta! way ol rjaliada supplying Tfoodslnffs (o ne hoys front .hd There no Jowsylng lor yth- folios ii hid chsVeeil.. ohlf thlagii he had asked wire nennog. ed.'--TheM'-'wibre1 grarilld and iitlslleo. Xfl iolKef to Urt I 'i I- m V at the rolling onward remorselessly, its belching forth disaster death to the the T-ank ,smashes thmugh that7 bar ray.'X; tnd here-in.. Canada Victory Loan brings to ohejof ;us' the privilege of helping to crush the Hun our moitiey. .v- We cannot all serve in the .we cannot a-guri jprvhelp to-man .a Tank; but we can all buy Bonds. fiat of y6ur money? Is helping to The amount of the Victory Bonds you buy is the ifieasufe of your fighting power. IisuM Iiy Canada's Victory Loan Committee U with ,the Minister at FUM 'of the Dominion ot ;