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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta nAii.T HIRRAIJB .'MONDAY, MJVKMllKn 2G, 1917 Hlbrrra Subscription delivered, per week 'gaily, delivered per year t.. OJaily, by mall per year...... Weekly, by mall, per year .10 ..J5.00 j-, bj -rail per to U.S.. Ji.W TELEPHONES Bujlnws Offlce MM Editorial Olfico "'4 W. A. Buchanan President and Menasiui Director Torrjcco Business MmM" Dues o! eipiry ol sumcriplloti ip- pe'sr dally on address UteL 1BC8 of papers alter elplraltoa oats our aulborliy lo contlsua THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR lhe vicinity of Cambral, on the western Irout, the object of the big British drive now In progress, continue lo fall Into lhe hands otlhe British troops, and Cambria itself is precJicilly snrronnded. Forlilled heavily as It Is. this railway cenlro iuiy be more difficult ot capture. Tbe British will probably '.real it aa they are' treating Lens, making It so un- tenable by harMssinj artillery..- fire hcucelorth that when.lhej- are ready to take 11. lhe city will be practically emply. The Canadian cavalry ars playing a largo part in big drive, bavin's successfully' captured, several positions on their sweep forward. situation on the Italian 'front 'remains little changed. The Ilali: '.ar'a still successfully holding out. The Teutons are making (heir greater! ef- fort now In their endeavor lo breat tie new Italian defences but thus far without success. The battle DOW be- ing waged will be the decisive battle on'Ibis front part, nod they are the stock arguments. nf many old-line Liberals who have not Just yel eseii ihclr way clear If- re- counce psrly affiliations (or the being to join lu tho union movement. Mr. Newton's first objection Is thai Union government should not been created, until slier an election had been hell Mir. -Xewlon knows. ereryoiie else knows. Hat fl'c- tion along old parly llnrs at this time vquld have been the most bilier fight in Ihe history of Canada, that It would have magnified tte old prejudices and Increased partisanship a thousand times. By creating a Union govern- ment before the election toe people who favor union the composi- tion ol the govei nment Vhlch Is srt- Ing ttflr sanction. A 1'nloa govern- ment creattd after an election would not have "the sanction of Ihe people of the country. Anil does Mr. Xewlon think thai, after a straight pirly tight with all the bitterness en- gendered campaign still rank- ling, the winning party would feel deposed to say tc, Ihe losers: "Al- right, we'll give you'a 50-50 We think not. Mr. Newton's second objection Is at 'the Conservalives are In the ajoritv In the cabinet although Sir Robert Bordi red a straight 50-50 oasis and he will e up (o his promise. But were the blnet to continue to contain a couple ore Conservatives than Liberals does r. iN'swton believe thai the Conserva- ve members would tndeavor to force a Klbeials to accept legislation re- ulsfve (o The composition of o cabinet Is such that the Liberals DELIBERATELY TRYING TO'.FOOL THE PEOPLE' The Calgary News-Telegram de- clares: no elector in this pro- TinVe' be delided.into Sir Wilfrid Laurier or any other '.'nadian leader, ian repeal the present VV! Military Service Act. can 'not be Itbas got to 50 through.' is. deliberately mislead 'the people of this "pf knows tha in- 'lh 'k electprs'tSe eiac pp'iosite-. The. know Laurier-Libe'ral candidates in toid..lhe electors... whal fs'tfying lo'maki about the would .no. longer be an .'.'onl fed iQ'nebep" Bb.ont which the pppoji -tibn is boasUng-so_much In this cam opposition''candidate in Un of'Quebec-Is pledged lo Ihi repealof the act unless lhe peojle a Canada declare olhensis bVmea'ns oi a' referendum. And[ fur pledgen.lp lhe sn: of the act; release o 4'1 alj men called-dp. under It'till sucl the referendum. Is. taken.. v.Tbe. case for Laur '3 woefully weak .it erTdeavors to fpis'lon tho'people p arguments dlametrica ry oppps6d; to th'ose it would dare t province of Qnebec. i. THE. BIG INTERESTS BUGABOO j Opposition campaign literature du: If Ing this campaign Is bristling with e forts-to stampede the farmers of-lh liesl. thai ihe Jjrjjpri'.governinenl wl Iwirihem out to.the "Big Internals. any sane, hard-headed fanne o! Southern Aiberia any Idea that T A. Crerar, former president of In .United Grain. Orowers will link hta ''jrelt "up lhe big Interests! N i.ftan tmderalands lhe situation of lh Vestern farmer heller than does J! jCjearer. N'o man has fought hi for-their Interests'. Are lhe farm Irs'going to believe Ibe Jic-Eoial kraijuXpf lhe opposition, train for lhe purpose ol atamjie'rit of tho weat rather ttia "'i.'inan who has Men yfio'many long years? Henders, .president ot the b Sinners' .association of Manitoba man; In. whom the linfidSnce.; He loo has Join i! Union "government an ac-1 in propo: raea In France, tho article staled that it wonld require full financial stTength pf tho United Stales to keep an army-of .this'size In France .for three years; In view of 'the fact that the United have lo have- nearly Bix in France; have as'many men In proportion lo j nolkeMhat popiiIaUon, as present, I .am i to supply the' the relative financial strength, In pro- porllph to population, but 'I bellp'vc" asldo from lhe .pluc of Canada's un- the relative fin- ancial alrenglh oKlho'Vwo counlries always ax eason'" for IHe wdhdcrfully low prices maintained "on. the iremendqus volume of busmew closed by.the.Cpm-- thrduflhout Its v 1 .r; V V omlnlon "election'by Duchanan'a opponeals, and'.tb'e'efftcU f It were thai be honor of representing f Ihlj constituency In Ifeffirnion louse of 'ears. Imly hi hi language can'be'vscd'lp paint a ubjecl black or while ilirposr! pt (ho dlinE, H7. the dark plclure nalnled py My'BficjI.anan ot the precarlons'prwllcamont.which Our cotmlry and our 8oldler8TWopld bo n It Sir V.'llfrld elected, which was, lhat our ipjdlttj'TJOnld be abandoned lo numbou'would be decfmiifed, anjf rip. iw Eng- i lo pabt a send more men lo France ihiri MA. office are: lion. J. D. llazen, can supply with and Wra. Pugelcy addvKon. W. J, equip for army duty, not only io. face' Roche. Qerrhftn bullets but to'faca'slajvallon. ,i or be handicapped tor lack 6( guns. Cran! B. Sctflcy, head of and ammunlllon? Ing firm of Moore aod Schley and a In many K.rge corporations, soldlcrc lo fill up unnaiujeiu nua oeun ft laiiuru in uan- j ;i -ne j .noes not the number of volun- more than 35 _ycaw and Boldicrs Prance disprove. lbis: Bhh, formallon of Ihp Amerlcan'Tocaccp Bnd [ho Coal and Company, lioiv a part of the Unit- ilin mo has proved.i'falliire Inr.V Canada, lhe scr-' vice system has proved a falljire Jn e e" ee orpo ed Corporallon. Qermany, for Ihtfc ore ilearly S3 many volunteer soldiers In tho Cahadlan army In' France In proporllon t'o'pop- ulallon, the-6' arc conscrlpls In lhe Oeimair army. j What about Has abandoned' her .soldiers In If I France? Does Ailalralla Inlend' lo lhal brand 'of 'btink i Sir Wllfild Laurier tUfid.hla itand on the urai, time and Wn'e inln, nd his siaiia {i Uejsol; illera at the Ip from the waf terminated, everyimiSyiWtTifT dol- lar If necessity, There Is anolhtt." to YleTtthc Istuefw aside frpni lhal I at __ the careful 4011 people of It aupplyfrig with, food, clolhlMiJiB TKAVERS IFrom Our bn-rl Conr.fDQntlcnl) (Ttavcrs, >fov; Dell and Sir. nro UthljrMeo visitors Ihls weph. .Miss Kate netting ot I-ethbrJilgc la _______ ._ vlBllIng her Nalsmllh for withdraw from tho (Via.few days. flnlshol" Australia la pracllelng rcnl la onr new station democracy by B'.ibmlUlnK'lhe C. Qooilwlrt harlher been of of conflc'rlplloii lo her. people by1 refdr- iTflilgfcrred lo Acme, Alia.' enftum. Eggcr and-J.rolher' .In conclusion f wish Vo say IhaU am Uarona are In town this week. a.firm bellcvcr'ln democracy, and 1 Mr. A.; D. Vfllmot and wlfo relurrtl bcllevo In practlcl'nx.11, while'we nrejcd frpni Lclhbrltlgo Thuraday, wncre fighting for It, olhcrwljp If-.we been ipenAIngi few lice autocracy -whljo wb are iljhllng fdr dfiinouracy for whef. crfuftfrlps, when wP would tlio fkhl for de- mocracy won, lhe Mrs.1 llfinry Smith returned to Her id Aic, a vlilt I.- Ht. In. A homo In Bad Aic, Mien., dfler a i Id jfrif. WBllace, ________ ______ _____ -._ ______ i-JIr. and MM, -McInUre and Hiss to persuade ua that aiilpcraciy I'altfson were visitors this i nnJ as BittpcraU (ceirti wccV, wcnl lo scoj lo Prefer autocracy to .democracy, Aether br oilier, who has cnllslcd In the, would bo ruled fluloci'acyslBstead navy. Winter Special Reduced Rates TICKETS ON SALE DAILY, IST'jVO TO TORfiNTQ, LONDON, HAMILTON, OTTAWA, MONTREAL', ..ST. 'JOtIN, HALIFAX, ALL EASTERN CANADA; rrTv: 3T .PXUL, MJNNEAPOUI9, CEDAR KANSAS CITY, DE9 .MOINE8, ''FORT DODGE AND VARIOUS 'UNITED STATES- POINTS v. MONTHS Ywnf dale of iilut, TO VANCOUVER, .VICTORIA Tickets on Otc, 2nd' "Wh! Mn 12; fib.' 3rd 9iH. FI.N.A1. RET.O'Rh LIMIT, APRIL Wih, of l-ilhlnk.l- hsvc forfyPBr space, Vouri IriiljV 's '.J' H, II. Scott had nla aalo on Iho. big crowd wni prcient. Mrs. 0. A. lioldcn was drotmd town week Retting a iJDtlllon'for slilt- slgnett, Let'6 liopo IHc petition _ '-The Oroatcsl lllgliway" :-throuch Slnndard'and 'I'ourful SlcebiiiX Vn i. Tickets nnd full Informallpn from I'aBBcnger ;