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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TME;tB: ijetbbrieifle� aJDerta OAttY AND WeCKLV '^MpiiFLeTHBRtoaE herald print- ii�&i,i'i:;;:iNQ. -.companV*'' Limited ^'^^'�^��^^�'^�^��-.W.jiUBMhaMn- �....... ft^i 2sF��Went and. Mana�li>s Direcbr ' i V . TELEPHONES ..; f |ui||Ht�4 OWIco ..... ^jfMltrfriWOfBce ........... 1252 1224 16 ..4T.60 Subtcrlptlon" Rates: 3>ally, delivered, per Week .. Dally, deUvered, per year Dally, by mall, per.year........f4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year ..-----$1;50 WeeKly, by mall, peryettf to O.8..�a;00 Iiatea of expiry ot aubscrlpUons ap-jtasi- dally on addi'eas label. Accept-mux at papers after expiration date l� oar autborlty to continoe.the sub-scrlptlott. � - The PROBLEM OP Demobilization - ^ t � The demobillEatlon of Canada's drmy -|i vpm in ^ taste ot immebse li, iroportlons /beci^ige Jof ihe fact' ^at ;V aearly SOO.OOO inen must be asslmi-' lated into tIie>llfeot the country ovfiti v;| more and^'places^found for them/in; the econottttc, Bi^eme of things, 1-It is weU_^ that we should refiize k as* i^ft im'tnense undertakiniT, Vbiit (kere, shoiild.^te^ lioypanic aboat^it /|;|rfteeause power of ' Canada. . SufiBlir mihen;^ taal''ii^ sliodat . p plumber. ;9^;8iufI||jUl8l�e; value, $6,012,343. /Total-number of tractorsi for farm purposes,' costing- not' more than 51,400 In the country of production, entered -for xonsumption in danada from February-: 7> 1^18^ to the ehd of October,  8,884; ralue, 17.993,916. I Tbousahds of acres in western Canada ^haTe^^bean put under cultivation ^. M tkt male ae^ slraady ta^iUar wittt t'tttm tojaOxT. and most ot them sUn�|:,jl,0^au8e'. of-tiie farm tractor. ^Thou-U !CpnBlderable icttfntion^: in th% Ipdiitioal fftfd withinT'^'the na|ci two or three months, an4:Jpom..the de-;^Bion'o^ that queation ^we are go--t |ng to learn the attjtud'elof: the %ov-|^s5|�;^�rnmpt ^regardlng'itho whole matter of farm implement duties. ,A8 a matp ter of'iact, -ihe duty-free 'farm trac' it(�r is soj^ to be attest case which' �Ul:ba /^itched with eager � intareiit , )iy. thousfmds of western Canada .jarmeri, - ' , vdff February > s'tifhait an order-in-oounoil Was passed .on the advice'of ' tlia production coojimittee of theCaU; 'adfiFopd-Board placing farm tractorii .T^u�d^atJl;400; or under on the tree |)lidi(iic�^'^^:i^ii^'r,d^r4n-^�)ii^.^J!l^ ^d'jWiith in an ijnwarrajit-.' on-the market more cheaply as.'a result of the tractor. People are anxious for a reduction in Jhe cost .of living. It ISv Within'the power of the farmers xlianvfaetdriiBs can produce go|ids at COS^rw�e^t;they will ,compefe, aa exports;-with .the* goods of %ther cottn^ries; - Canadian .manufacturers shau4a>,ao,t'be -too, insistent abdnt increasing the price of the implements tosed'bylhe farmers. Jt may act as &SiiiamKeMky.jigi^k.then^Belveft: 3u\ in any eTenf^YtJ'^Ujbe'" interesting to i! watchthe-outcome� of the teat casj�-ln respect to ' duty-free farm tractors. ' Hon. At O. MdKay is not going to be stampeded''dn^ the influenza ban.-He has dealt with ,lhe situation, for the most part, drastically and quite properly so. t -liThiB'-^dmonton Bulletin Is developing ^ntrf'.an ^authbrltyj^'upon' aa'tomo-bil^a. In a recent issue it says: The windshield of an automobile 18 a'^^'gdoff" place on which" to' display' flags, pennants, signs rand badges which- it is desii'ed that -people shall see. Nevertheless, the practice of paistingvobstructiona on the wind-sHield is a dangerous one. They obscure the driver's view of the road, thus increasing the risk of accidents. The windshield is a window, not a eignboard. . Probably The Bulletin fears (he competition in advertising. We quite agree that a newspaper Is much bet-fter for that purpose than a wind- mkiih � � "1 believe;we shall never.be content to accept:: the abdication of-the Kaiser as suffiefant atonemen^'Jar the crimes he has committed:- ^He is a criminal, not a refugee. ^;HeJ^^Bt be brought to trial as p,Y*cWmliial-:!ai}d must be made to suffer.'tb'e damnation and''punishment thal';Bhould justly follow the vilest Infamies that war dlBgraced the story'of civillzatloa/ ^ .These are the .wordsof -Rev. Dr. A. .E, Guttery, Pri?Bldent-eiect"'of the National Council of' Free'Churches''of Great Britain, in the course ot;an adj-dress at Toronto. Hi^ words are the.:-'Bentiments ot the'"whole allied'-world; The Kaiser must'bo made to feel that he Is a low down criminal. F\'om the time Plato wrote his R�' publici through successive afeM y ', Sir Thomas Moore's Utopia, t in thi theory and practice ot the French Commune, down to the vagaries of the Russian Bolsheviki, "ideal" systems of governments and society have been elaborated. The fault of all has been that they were.Idealistic and not practical. Specldua^ dross lias been ciUowed to take the place of solid gold, and, as a consequence, much of the good in these programs have gone by default.. Systems have been made alluring, but when subjected to, ahalysia it has been found that the means toward the ends aimed at have stultified their realization. This is an outstanding feature in Socialistic Bchemes which, together with many other things. Ignore the Immutabre factor' of human' nature.' The jvar, it is quite true, has created new ideals. We have come to see things from a new viewpoint. '^Vith this 7change: there' is the danger ot the extremists in their desire to change the old order o.^ things, just as there is danger in all extreme views, no matter -to' what � they are applied.  . > .: Witli" the disintegration caused "by war a new power has arisen In the world. It is the power ;of Labor, whose sons and daughters  la � the fields of war and. in the factories at home have shown in the maiie .the splendid characteristics t)f patriotism, service and aacri'Hoe, which, in their amazing magnitude, the world has never witnessed." lu the aJUeme of reconstnifeUon Labor is fully deserving of that con-^ siderafion and respect which it has earned by what it has accomplished in the war. in the .^reconstruction policies on which the leading - minds among the nations are ^ today set Labor demands a voice: and,.a place; l better that t^is globe had;never peeh peopled.' Strong souls tfnd weak' souls have'b'roken down. Individually. ' t^lt wartfe'Mue'lirtlle^^^^^^^^ . :Berh�p8i weamay beatp that .the JtM#��tM!t3df first ;i{th4ae|jvho knew arpi-bM,vwho loveiffthatSi most. So ,th^2_wftbji;' ,'s'ftysi fhijifv^ber. Re-membrande mdy b�f'only'�a6rrow and-} �*aln, ibut it^shdjild rise to heights' above them. lleraombeK Whdn'wo hear the call it seems as if Wo did could stances-have.,.chosen to go face 'the future. Consider the passion wiih Which even the diseased and the wretched cling to life. We remember a cancer doctor saying that life goes on with its necessities and troubles and cares, and often tliere is danger that the dear image may "fade. So let us trim our love tor the r...r.,t.rrw,r� offered td his * anyf.',u�i*;: for- the oottrume of the SboiaUst;.  1.; AVe-speak today:;pt ft: new social order after the .-warj'and W*' cannot but realize that libera:, must needs be such tiew ordefr." But iii/ithe con-strtfctttm' of this'order we iJiay have tojinbve warily. That is, ci'TC'umspeot-ly� and not hysterically.'. la-'consider-ing-the^claims of.Laboria^e must dlffgren'tlate between theJgilms and ambitions of the Simon EuretSociaiist and: those; of'genuine: Lftbott:. In thei new Order-ofc thing*,^vemment� will have to unffertakeli'irfery, many things, which they have hitherto neglectod.-The appropriation*'Of every surplus, which includes the surplus of wealth,-by governments^ and'the -constituting of governments as-the paymasters of ma'n'klnd'are'policies which arc speclouGLf and not >altoSBther practical nor feasible tor: what, lit. known ;as the Com'mon wOra3. -^ut the Apostle asks themvte'' imitate the fnith which ended thuS'f" Which led: to such aUCon-cliiBldn.'" �'>^~'ny^ >1 � ' ...... y,..;; iiy-tf.;. -. -/op-f^f^^,^^^ fort am'bngst.'thSse who are known as' working meHjinS women has.been considerably raised. from; pre-war tlm^,S.v .The return to these condl-itlqns is" what ' Labor, will naturally combat,.and wi,th,'rConsIderable reaaon onl'its side. Hence it.'is 710 surprise ,that ..Labor requires that the laws purporting to p:5pteot against extrerte*^ degradation otV the standard of life need, considerajjle improvement and extension, while their administration leaves mufsb to.(be desired. Labor, furtber,-l8 right in asserting that suitable provision against the sudden turning-adrift be made for the multitude of operatives jin munition work and other war trades, who will be discharged long before most of^ the army can be disbanded. Labor believes in the minimum. In the minimum as regards' standard ratea for productive work for every willing worker,whether by hand or by brain, Labo?. Is' right In its contention. It is ^equally right when it advocates the a&dptlon of those systems and methods/of administration ami control that .:may be found, in practice, best to. promote, not profiteering, but the public, interest. Nor can the policy'9f.'the equitable sharing of the proceeds of Labor amongst all who participate in the bringing into being ot tlie,Be proceeds bp over.; looked in the, scheme ot reconstruction. � :�. Labor Is to be commended in Its insistence on the-.scientlfjo Investigation of each supceeding-.problem in- thenew scheme' ot things, for an organization of research* and for a much more ,,rapid dissemination among the whole, people of .all the science that exists- '. , -In the way that-i^ has united all classes and removed . the artificial landmarks thaU; demarcated society^ the aftermath if the war should see the removal of-ithese social barriers, and the buryinjcof class'hatreds and should be equal jealousies. There opportunity tor ftll. It is the right of the coramon"h'eritage. In-the new oi'der of things Labor must assuredly-Obtain its proper place. A responsibility rests on our authorities to se.e'lhat no eiAbltter-ment of feeling ,}s lostored. It Bhould be distlnctivelyira: case of live and let live. Lloyd beorge, in.the course of his speechea,during th^; war, remarked that L&bor should be audacious li^ ilH demands "^after the war. This jwas a figure of speech, and was | not intended to be construed too literally. But nevertheless it means much. It meanaithat in the betterment of conditlons'^Labor hasa rightful demand, 'and 'ibhould have the boldness to voice- those . demands. What' Labor !. of the "joori' worn: face, and theidead ar.e shaped in that likeness In our souls. iWherefore It is well: to. obey the com mandment to remember- the dead, to bonslder them, and to Imitate their faith. ' . III. , � Consider, also the issud; of their life with regard to the-Influence they exerted on the world. In normal times the indivIduaMite-seems often to be no more than a drop in the ocean. We pass away from our obScure station, leaving at best few to mourn us. But consider-the deaths of our soldiers' and their glorious lesues! These young ipstructed eyes have gazed onhorrorBjWhos'e'llke'haS: not hitherto been known in the world, but their'sacrifice has been rendered wlllirigly.-' 'All thM they--word; - all that they might have been'- on earth, the'y -have given-, away. They ;have deliberately, sftcrifieed. It: tor their land, for their people, for liberty, and for Justice. ' AH their-sufferings'-.have been 'to them 'iinly'th�-';niu6'{l twbifla-tlon through" which they-hava.- entered the kingdom of God. It:iiB to them that "the world will-owe all that makes lite worth living in the time -to :come, and though by and iby the effa'-clp^ touchv'of time wjlj -'.make their' monument's: iiiSgifilfe, j and though ail who were theirs pass awayv yet the.results,will-never pass. They answered the call as the Hebrews answered the call of the Apos'tle. They -remembered how comrades had died, and they In their turn died too-willingly, often joy-fulljy, always, so far as we have read, peacefully it least. ' So the bereaved, considering the mighty issue of their lite-^an issue which will grow from"more to more through the ages-may well remember them and consider the manner of their dying and ii^ita'te their faith. IV;-- � . - ^ The last thing suggested by � the words Is ^the issue In eternity. They are there' at home with the Captain ot their-salvation. They have been faithful over a few things, and they will be rulers over ma'ny things. They, have entered into-the Joy of their Lord. And who can believe that any of their noble gifts, ot geni'us or intellect or patience or courage, will fail to be developed to the uttermost? To those who grew old, weary, heavy laden and lonely, nothing, appeals so much'ds tht! promise of Vest, jjt is not so;, and should nut be so,-with the yoiing.' It is bles.sed to: tbi-nk of them In their youth on high. They were-,: taken .away iinspent, before the year'B''^iad '^(rrDnged them. The faithful iWlll share iln'Christ's glory and repose.' But rest does not mean idlo-ness. It means the completer service that is followed by no v,reDrinesn. This is the issue of their life-to face great tasks and rsaf in - work- ' In work which Is-^ery full of rest; 'Such/then, the Issue of their life, on their own Circle, on the "world, and In eternity. ' � In order that all this may 'como to pass with ourselves we must Imitate their faith. It does not say that we are to imitalo them. We are to imitate none' but Christ. It. often happens that powerful and attractive personalities are followed b'y - imitators. These imltatioDS are' almost certain failures. We wore not made to copy one another. One la our Master, even Christ. But we are continually exhorted to imitate ''their faith, and tills is the faith which waits and is not shaken though the - - .; .....8Vt*.i4) , : The pnl'tfeuliiV'' record'.'you ,'in�S wklijt 'can lie; te-'' ciured'. here iinmciilately; For years thorHghout 'Our twontjr,. stores .'ive hajo speclaUaod In V!>ctg4r?By.the Trinity Choir,, i ' A i :-Bua ifSlldht> Nlghtt Holy. Night-Br i �^-v;: ,;:rasle|l9aker.^'t�':�� ^.-^t:. � , . M ASOJNf a illSCH , LI MIXED BALMORAL SybCKVL^THBRIDGI promises on the white cliffs, .her yond, and feel that we belong to them, and not.to this ocean on w.h:i�h we are floating nearer and nearer. I)ICKED UP m ASSING FOn THE BUSY'MAN � " ' theatre managers or their aniployees for loss incurred as the result of the olty's order closing up places of amusement as-'an influenca preventative r measure. W..ij.^Small, B.A., principkl of the Elbowi public school, has been appointed inspector of aohoola, .with headquarters at Blggar, Saak., in place of.'Inspector R. W- ABieltlne. j B.A., whd has been appointed assist-I ant principal ot the Normal^ school at Saskatoon. > , 'The./erection In Wasblngton of a .monumental church, to cost |1,000,-*; QQO,' in honor of Mary Imojiaoulate, .which ,^ill be dedicated as a thank' Offering for the glorious victories, of-American soldiers and sailors, was. i.de�fded upon at a. meeting of arch-*blsfai>pti, bishops and prominent lay-*; 'rtiBtt'of the Cjftthollc Church. ��Mrs. Penfold, wife of Thomas Pen-i told, lighthouse keeper at Pie Island,: ~wi>8 hrought to Mckellar hospital, FO'i't 'William, and succumbed to-pne.um'onia following Influisnza. Mrs.: -Pentold was taken ill At the light-1ibii8e'�h9 was brought to Squaw Bayj" by''boat./' The lake was so rough that {rwad^inpoBsible to make the balance blf'the' trip by water, and she was j brought to the hospital by auto from: Squiw Bay.' ' L. "'il. Trace, secretary^t"reasurer ot Innisfree town, is dead." '" >'�'''f 'Sk., 'J-;;;, Judge Daniel McNeil, of�Antigo-ulsh, N. S., is dead. He was a brother of Arohbishop McNeil, : of-'{Toronto,-and was once a member of- the Nova-Scotia government.: . ' : : � ,- Hector Hi Demers, secretary of(.ilio-East End Ratepayers' ABSooiatioUt Toronto, was nomlnated.^-^capdjdate for alderman In Ward S;'rThia'.l8.^thfr first time in the history of� Toronto that a Frenoh-Canadisn-:-was: o.tfete* the honor. , -:,... . , -. The Regina city soUci'tor is ot;the . ^.-.^^^^ -...... - ______. opinion that the council has no.legalithe annual Interest'upon which shall authority to compensate either the ' not execeed'$100,000...... , f-. WANTS' NEW ISSUE , . TORONTO, Nov. 23.-The Grand lOrrun'k, Railway corajany give's notice In the Canada Gazette that it will apply to parliament tor an act authorizing, the creation and issue, for the general purposes of thi| company, ot l,addlt|onal, Grand Trunk consolidated debenturOfltdck, bearing interest at 4.-, pec cent, to an aggregate amoupt. e' preyall* ^tiJelf from any(ftfli^*Whieh' saVdrs. Of QOn soft'ftw the autocrat.--^^di- ihduld it allow It-h^ "&V/Great-Wjd^liiks entiiled^'i'elt 't(i, be Bxjfliim-hy extrem'lsts !^bas''.b'6en'dr�Stla?i great Ijoqf ol'f^e soclallstld-"'ind'-Syndicalistic ,i__-..,.'.':-_^>^<-':..i.v.v.,., ----;^ype. In the coiifiaiince we-have'vln tlie' sane prlnd^M^dfithe.niajorlty'pi. ,.Labor there (jwuid be nd.grdui^d for; l/Mf in'this Ves^Lfd/i'' . " ,' - vision tarries. We have in tlils'epistle the great roll call of heroes.-"'This shows the unity between the Old and New Testftmonts- In botli faith Is the livlng\ spirit of rellgi'on. It Is the reality of things unseen. It was faith .In the fuWre and li -w&s faifh in God.' Believers 'camd'.'to -dpufets thomsel'ves:,strang6ri3. alWl'pTrgtjras. on the/'ear^th.' They saW; h'hw,' all earUi-ly things are cursed wlth'tranSI^ncy. ;They came to perceive' thp.t they, belonged to another,, even an eternal order. They saw the promiacs and greeted them from afar. So may we, tossing, on the stormy 8oa...of. life, stretch out our hands to the stable: Why Buy at Home 9 Becaus^ my interests are here. Because the corpmunity that is good enough for metdlive in is good enough for me to buy m. 4--:;- , Because Xjt�6li^e--^:i^ business ^ yith niy'friends: T ' -' . Because I want to see the goocls I am buy-i Because;! \yant to gdt what I buy when I pay for it. . Because my home merchant will take care of me when J run short of'(lash. \ Because some part of every dollar I spend 6t home stays at home and helps work for the, welfare of the town and the county. v v Because ihe home merchant I buy from stands Back of his'^obds, thus always giving-value received. .. * ' Because the merchant ! buy from-pays his "share of ihecburfty and town taxes.-'' ' ?Bfepause^ the merchant I tuy fi^6tii':he!p8 support our poor knd lieedyT our sbhqbls, our churches, our lodgerand hom^. ' 1 ) The dollar' sent away seldom returns, while the money spent at home is apt;.to leave a - scrapling at your door. ' ., ' 1, i ;