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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGE EIGHT T11K LETHUIUDGE DAILY IIF-IULH. MONDAY, NOVEMBER LOCAL IE AI VMS' v CANADA'S TRIUMPH v WASIUNGYON. Nov. has been ulecivj to the governing body of I lie interna- tional labor conference aud her election is regarded here, as a remarkable triumph. IL canio after a struggle which iris last- ed for several '.vctks. G. W. V.. A. Fusts Motion lo Still Prtss For Cash Bonus (Contributed.) A large meeting of veterans fcelJ In Iho club rooms o( the G.W.V.A. on Sunday atternoDn when Mr. W: A. Buchanan, M.P, addressed ihe incei- ]ng ou tho report o! (he parlinmentary ccmmlLteo on re-establishment bonus. There vcre present al Ihc meeting 250 members. He gave a very talerestins speech his forty five minute talk after Trvnlch He ausvrered some thirty ques- tions dealing with the re- eft ail IE fa- mem bonus. He-weiil into too mat- ier of ibe Grand TruuV aatl Grand However could not aiford i lurlher bonus. I. "Isn't il a fact Ibai a Soldiers1 J.oan Is wortiog Iu Canada, and how is IL last we soldiers In Al- jerU cannot take of U? The gratuity up to the present tlxne jas ill gone, first payment for n lou'p, at high Interest for tho bal- ance, leaving nothing Cor furniture, etc. Do you consider mo re-estab- Mr. BachiDtn Ln reply to this said (hat the Dominion, government hail enabled the provincial governments to Institute housing Mienie in each of Trunk Hallway scheme, also v -0- v v 1U1S1I BANK CLERKS PLAN STRIKE TO FOKCE RECOGNITION'OF UNION Into tho question of the appropriation for'forelgn or. In his remarks be wanted the mem- bers to understand Jb'at lie was. not speaking to tUciu iOr nor Lo want to escusc himself in the stand that ho-had taken in.OLtawa oa tbe question. lhe most Important questions thnl were of him were: 1. What was the government think- ing of when they granted a high cost or Urine bonus to alien enemies In Ibis country while we" returned men eifaling on. bully beef aud bts- coits? To which be replied thai a'i it was a necessity for the .country to have coal, they in Ottawa coulif not sec their clear to do this without granting a. high cost of living' bonus 10 the men deployed In and around the mines. Further he was not in sym- pathy with paving Mien enemies any- thing ai all. 2.. SealiiR LhEt the Grand Trunk Hallvray has beeii running at. a loss lor years past and coctlnnally recelv- lug grantsirom ihe I like to see how lhe Grand Trunk Jla-.lway is going lo reduce thn liabili- ties o[ lie olher-railways.- -His reply was that the Grand Trunk Kailway had heen actually making In the neighborhood of per year and to bis mind would help-in way to. reduce of Ibe other goyerpmenl'-railways. '.The road the joYe ni merit hid .'been, teep- 2. Tyas cC lhevEove nebl to gratuity dne tor V'X (a) The belief lha.t relorned sol- idlers were "not entitled to or that while were could' not. iLtlord th3 provinces, but unrortunalely Al- berta had noi up until a week taken idvahlafe o! this scheme. He wanted It lo be clearly understood. however, that this was not a soldiers' scheme alone as auyono could parti- cipate It they so wished. He was of the opinion that when Mr. Calder had spoken of the doors Mill being open that something alonj these lines sub- mitted to Ottawa would tc received favorably. 5. Will you tindlj explain as to what will be done with the over-sub- scription of the Victory Ixian 1919T In reply to this be staled that al- though the government had only nsked for loan, the minister of linance was of the opinion that would be subscribed. This, however, would not cover the luilal'expenditures provided in the ilimate-, which were in Iho neighbor ood of JMO.OQO.OW. 6. Don't you thint that the overnment lelt itseK open to crili- Tvhen U granted a bonus to civil ervants? To which .ae replied that iu his opla- m ihe civil servants were ihc worst aid meu in eiislence. Only two or nree days ago he was waited on by committee of civil servants for the urpose ol going into Lhe question of is class of men. (b) Weren't tuc dependents of a -oldler (who was in Ibe employ menl the government) as much entitled o a bonus as the civil servants who tayed at home? He referred to his previous remarks the salary of civil servants nd be Elated that he- believed thai be separation, allowance '.of 'depend- ents hid increased, alto that lhe Patriotic Fried- hadLincreased their _______vbuL-Lh'at he would not sa? the dependents, hid had sufficient to i-7. How. does the'present govern- DVDL1X. Xov. clerks ihroushoui Ireland will strike on 51, ibe directors of banks con- sent to recognise ihelr union, an ac- tion which they have Mllicrto refused to lake. This was decided upon at a conference of rhe Irish Hank Clerks' at the meeting TolcJ unanimously favor of the strike, which vill'alfeci 3.000 out of a tolal of bank clerks iu Ireland, K, C. Catholic Army Huts Com- mence Along Lines of iers1 Hclief inco ill tl not warrant the establishment i cf oluts, and n sthciuo wheroby clirccL uiO coulO lie given iho soldiers by means of a committee of citizens in each centre, working iu coil Ju lid 'on wil-i Iho different branch- es uf the Grvat Associa- lUm. An ogreenieiit lias now boeu reached betuecu the local Knlghu and the rlroller a! the Catholic army liuts. Colonel C. Smith, of Montreal. This ugreemrnt has mel the npprovil of Uics LeihbrlJgo Knighls who hitve be- i-ome, a inrly to il. and hua received ihe cndors euicul ol ihe Leihbridgo veierjus. Tndcr UtO1 ulau lo be? fol- loivej. the Knights appoint a coramlllec of three wlio will ndmin-. Ister the fund, and tbo Catholic iirniy huts crganlration nppo'Jil :i secre- tary wlio will conduct Iho otlice. lour spcrolark's arn relurticd soldiers and iiictubers of the G.W.VA, .Mr. ut EMmoQloti, Js second vice 11 reside lit Iho VMmonton coui- iianJ, G.W.V.A.; Mr. Martin, nl Cal- gary. Is a meluber of Calgary local; wLlte at and Rl McJicLii4 T iho War eccretary br- coiiie3 tbe Catholic army huU Eccna- ary. kMoney i used at their discretion by the lociil committee Is .on' iloposil iu n brlilge bank, uud" (lie loca.1 foium'itec 'The committee consists U >vill be remembered about a year Iho Knights of Columbus of Mr. E. J- Schl. chairman: Mr. look charge of n drive for money -Icrfixing nixd'Mr. Marl Tlc.Mahon, This war work. In this district as Iu nil is Hie inalu cominillec through Canada the campaig g (He so The sigirng of ihe aritiislice, WILL SETTLE DISPUTE ever, and the commence mom of lit- mobilization ue res stinted a ccinplcle [chansc iu the progrtin of Iho Catho- lic army huts. for the soldiers Shad ID be carried on iu Cauada rather very all niiplications for assistance must pass iiud'who must npprovc of ill activities-in lhe hethbriJfio trict. whk'li includes such touns MaclcoJ, Ulairuioro, Cardslon, Tabcr, how- WINNIPEG, Nov. city's Ions standing dispute with the Winni- peg Eleclric Street Railway regarding arrears In taxes, is to bo sct- amicably. It was learned today. A com mil lee from Ihe city hall will meet A. W. McLImoat, genera', man- thaii overseas. In all the prorincep except Alberta hms or clubs were established where meals and sleeping accommodations were provided returned soldEeri and where clgarelles. tobacco and .other material comforts were given away. Sonic oxcellcul work was done Through agcr cf the company, and olhcr com-1 these clubs, parlicularly at scaporls pauy ofliclalE, to RO over the items in at large demobilization centres- dispute. Taxes as far back as I91C i The Albcrln Knigbis, however, arc Involred. jlhoughl LliaL cor.JIlious iu tho purposes o( assistance lo between them auJ Uio Great VN'ar Veterans. The head of (he Knights. In brldge Is Mr. G. A. Ulco, barrister, while the head of the order iu Allxrta la Mr. L. A. Glrous. ot Edtnontoo. The cominlEEloucr of I bo fund for Albertn Is J. 0- M.UA. for lllt- tlouc ronstiluency. lioti. naiucd Is master of the tltu-.i- Thi-j i? otm soldier fimU thai 13 elastic and that Is locally coiLlrollcd. aiding eolJiers directly lo become j'eosluhllshed, lhu Catholic huts organizalloii will uss'at fn the general rc-employineui work through Iho war veterans and the Al- bert n or lluroau. They win also make every effort lo nsslst tho sol- diers who are slill In hospital. Cigar- cues, tobacco, uiuilc. aud enterlam- ti'.ent will be provide; ;idililion to iill 111 hi is uss'sllni; lit the. filling of the ?J for them, Uic orgaiilialiou V.A. cluurooins in Kdmontoa Cal- etc. under tliem there bo various subsidiary committees lo look after mailers pertaining (o employment, legal advice, entertain-! iiient and tiny other ncLirily that the1 commit ice might decide upon. The secretary is Mr. J. A. Turcolte, who is secrelrvry-treasurcr of the Letli- bridgc command of luo G.W.V.A., nud tho offlco ot the orgnnizatioti Is tho office 'of lhe secrclnry ot Iho G.W. '.A. Harmonious relations have been es- tablished with the ivar veterans not only here liul over Iho province. All gary lo ihe eitent ot J2.000 each, aud In Lethbrldgc ;md Ikit to the cxielii of J750 each. This money will be expended in a manner to bo ar- by the local committee and the lelicl coinUiUleo of Ihe con- stsllng of Jas. Ness, chairman; Win. [.inning anil S. Troman. They are also providing financial as- sistance to the soldiers' orphanages in Culgary anil EOmonlon. Tatcu altogether tho Knights making Q -worthy clfort to do good. We commend their action and wish them every success. We aro ,parLicn- larly ploascd to view the harmonious COLDS OPEN THE DOOR TO MORE SERIOUS AILMENTS Don'l wail until thai coM of Toun develops into La or JnOuciitJ, get a bos of Dominion C. B. Q. liblele now, one or two dosts will break up the worst cold. C. U. Q. sUnd-: for Cascara Urouiide Quinine combined in the riglit proportion aud. ccmprcssnl iatosmtllchocolzti coated tsbk-la that are svallowed. Insist on Dominion C. U. Q, (iu the red Carry Ibem ilwafsinyuur pocket or purse, if you. nerd them to-Oay you may be prepared. National Drug ft Chemical of CuuuU, turned andiTrouId gladly help Iheia iq to Ihey in (Xr after-hBaijnt Ihe .cotn- -_ mUtee, ;rerci firmly 'convinced thi STOPPED CATARRH SUFFERING OVERNIGHT 'I Gladly TMIJjow-FREE lEALSDAYMIIIGRT ment propose td-gi-e Hie :manufa.ctar- ers "a-, credit' 'of for. the ill of any Liad. _ NotUn iude .crouch; moiiey "diir- Mr BB'chAnjtn pointed, out that; at the sjgaiof'ot- tbe itereV large number of men employed in Canada in'.the manufaclore of'muni- .Ions of war, Vtr piateriaJa, etc. These jeople, might out. Wort had to be'pro-. vJdcd for til em, also for the soldiers wbo' were Vfcturnlng to Canada. In order to keqp the factories il was necesuiT provide them wiLh and lo order (o get this tmsl to te granted to the different-'countries, lie pointed out Ihil.H was a' question of tbe nation dealing 'wilh'plher nalions, and no doubt, Lhls money would DO returned to the treasury; of' Canada. S. In of the .13th of No- yerhber-of the LeLbbrHge Herald the government era u ted square miles ot land Cor grazing purposes at per acre per year, but they don't, say anything about paying'for the thousands. oT head of cariboo thai this seize. A TCIT heated discussion followed in which one of the comrades slated that the speaker was peddling political trash. While tbe officials o! the Great War Veterans' Association felt thai Mr. Buchanan had covered the mat- ter 4, very able and fair noarmsr, ther' ire still of the opinion thai the returned man was entitled to a cash bcnua and thai ways and'means could be. devised whereby this could be paid. After -Mr. Buchanan bad spofcen ana there had .been considerable discus-, slon on the .subject, the resolution was passed almost unanimously at the a system of '--1- H wdamca jvx ui TOk, MbiU make tren wved jenrt- ------------D IT- bonus.paymeDla, and a committee was appointed to draw np R rcBplulIon lo 'be presented at the provincial conven- Ion at PM moot on. Mr. Buchanan was given a hearty HTHE underwear you have been looking will permit muscular activity without binding, chafing or STILL fits you after each trip to the protects against the coldest winter stiM gives service long after you have received full value for your STANFIELD'S UmAfaiinSuMis UNDERWEAR Made In ComUnalians and Tieo-pictf mils, in full length, fae anJ eltoo lerglh, anJ slcevckx. ScnJ for frit sample aeighls Stantield's Limited, iGNDNQMONff feu ktre'Mked ru 4. JM >Wt il JAK-O-SUN MX. .112 STIFF JOINTS -SORE MUSCLES V tt on absolutely refi- ictrjepbc ipplicjtion lor rali. Spnim ind ote or thanks for Iria address. WANT PROVINCIAL FILM CENSOR BOARDS TO BE ALL ABOLISHED Xor. of .ho'various provincial boards of mov- UK picture ceneorif aad their aubalt- Lutton try ode board it dealred br union of District No. 11 o.r TbMtrk.l AnplorMi and MOT- his Opcntora, irto concluded vevterdav, holding three- gatordar and two on Bandar. A committee appoinl- ed to lake tkV miller bp with ;iic coocemed, '.The the convention claim- ed, Is the m6fll: heavily taxed In Cm.' ada and exception wns taken to gome of Hie forms'of especially Malnsl Bp'ecUl federal lu ql 13 cents f reel-ft 4ar, nffM, for 30 centa. m.ilM kottlt aW N or fkfc BERLIN INDEPENDENT SOCIALISTS DEMONSTRATE Xov." clallstfl lield-60 laeetlngs throughout greater city today to demonslrnlc agafatl reaction and what George I-c- dobovr, a parly leaner, called "Iho murderers' which has lakes the place of the government. Xo Urc been'reported. We Sell All Weights and Qualities McKelvie McGuifC A Full Range of STANFIELD'S UNDERWEAR Sold by FRED THAELL, 315 Fifth Street S., Lethbrldge M. GOODMAN 210 5th Street S., Near the Lethbridge Hotel SELLS STANFIELD'S UNDERWEAR You Can Buy All Grades of STANFIELD'S UNDERWEAR from THE PALACE CLOTHING CO., ;