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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1918 '1�|�i�IRI0QE HEltALD PRINT. IN6 COMPAIilY, UMLT^D  jlfBSsBid- StreM South, LethbMdge t Andi'ManiSinB i^Ireotor ahoef-  Buslhess Mafhager .-1 I TELfePHONES i! f EdlUrja TJfflce"......... 1252 1224 Subscription" Rat^J�t.:*M. v. Jones Of the staff pf theJillnhSapoUa Trtbuiii;- , As a- picture^It was pertect.'As a spectacle it';was! glorlows. A8j a J98-son. It was an Jj�com|>ai!flbl i�aTsfavy had been doing the bulk of the bnsiness. � That was not correct. There were .about 5,00li anti-submarine craft operatinff day and night, and^the:Ara-j erlcan craft numbered 160; or three per cent. Again, Americans seemed; to regard it as a rai.rafcle of their.I^avyvj thai ihey iiad got a million and a.thalf troops here in a few months, andhUd protected them on the way. , "TVe didn't do-that,"' said AdmirsJ � isims. ?GreaVBritain did. She brought over two thirds of them and escorted'a half. We escort "only one-third of tiie merchant vessels that coine here." He-mentioned that when, "in April, Ifll7, Amdrica came the war tbe Central Powers were_ winning with greats'rapidity. He paid an eloqnent tribute to the British Navy. a Peopled 4- ''.ComQitfnicaUDns. 'uildtir;i . .. >:im NQl)lef-9ur^i;�'^luu�n�;aa to thi' niompiHaV .to^oui^ .Bcddier> not keepi-lii mind the JUr; which p�r^itifoh'' ImvoJ^Wti Thoy. aSVd/jJfiiiii :stViJgglJi!)S... iiig ulitold hat-dshipa^ fo^i^^Dbaiocrj for rejfl Froedoni,; not for.'^febttiQ'.etij'pty. theory .'*-^mero:'gravpn'imgo:\,, EducaUon is'.toely .the' ftVimttSsseftv' tial ot-JntaUiiaiit ;doM6or4iapS�verh^ meut. Thi ckli^4srjiJiBtJ W'ai%io'^' use their franchise wisely; fah^'-Lto>4t-tain :this end we"nee4>Uie" w^yT:best educational 'fac{lTttfes. 'A F�iBHo.' "JKfV' 4ef Tati __________ _ m rary would go far injhts direction ns il^'would provi({al5rw'oalilisronilerh-*'**'"s^ ture and instructive reading tar be- - yond the reach of our individual libr'Siries. It would naturally contain the finest ivrMings on the war and a far better record ot tbe deeds o! our, army than could be put upon a monument.^ , What. Adre fl fting'�than (hat such should be'chosen as a memorial to their sacrifices? � � Suck aimemorial would not mereiy cqminemorate our soldiers' heroism but througb V its educational value woifl'd'be furthering the 'Very principles for which they have suffered. V ^ A'burs trulv, ' ' . \ P. J. COLLINS. ,THE DEMANDS OF THE LABOR DELEGATION � The labor.deputatio^wftiting on the .CoVernment at Ottawa, ask^d ior a- cfttastropt^e should happen to |he' Bri-Sreat many reforms, and. very-fi^w ol' tlsh.flrand Fleet, there is no power on 'them appear to -as to be unreason-' eaitti'that can save us, for then, the able. The.Dominion Government might ^GetmapHlgh Seas Fleet can come"out �vew well act* at,''onca on e/im^ if-]yte Rnd'i�weep .the , seas; -'.The BrttiA propoaala. ^. >Iotiiier!8 penalp&^rtf|a !JQrwd".Fleet is^the^fouiidaflon stone "eid need ci{lb6ae days. rSIcknete^d.- :of flfc; .cause^Dt-the whole: of' the'al- unemployment Insurance would relieve * serious'problem. They have been adopted in other countries to the advantage ol'^e wprking clasaej^an^ I Can^a mua^do sc^e^ing^^ng simi-'l Iar.I^j|,. I^g^,t^es:lnust pom4-.,gpon-er or later. In tact, it is more than likely action |^;'.-*y Gettnany for'herselfj.and they now ^-4.fall to France without the deatiucllon �which has followed *Vecy ^erman footstep in retreat. If tlie-WeBiUtg of .the 'war -went no'Iurthor, this aione would jre4y^e Germany to a second rate nation in'ap; economic sense, and to im-ptiUtne^rip.yfnpJi/^ H^re is one of the ;i'eason8 tori:tlie clegiency appeals. Alberta needs.a good rpads policy that lookn years Into -the future. Tb� time to adopt such a policy and to get it into operation is, now. -. * �__ Why not a lady for the school board. Women haVb dohe-isiuch' wonderful wojrk'rin patriotic organizations 'that they have established their wortb in public service. With everybody aching to get him William HohenzoUern, alias The Kaiser, must have about reached the conclusion that "nobody loves me, ""h auow 10 8i.anauncnai.iei ,,___'.,. � Your correspondent through the everybbdjUiates me." ^# ,dlum of several little pamphlets" v( � Anotlter  reaper i. ceftses ^publication. .This high cost ot publishing talk is' no i^yth;'it is.very reah" Henry Ford will find it out very soon aiqd .some �big gaps will be opened in jhils fortkne. The labor de^utatloW'at O'tt^a miist have been on thh phb'he" "an& he'Srd Wm. Symond's speech at Ivethbrldge when they asked the very next day believe that, nine out of every JO of for an increase in the, alcoholic per-'^"""'^^ ^^'^ """^^ ^"'^ �^ ^ AFTER THE WAR PROBLEMS^ Editor Lethbridge Herqld: .. Sir,-There seems to be a great deal of "mystery and misunderstanding as to what is to be don&. wlt^^onr boys, w'hen-they return to us, m^any otthem -crippled or otherwise disabled, and others' to find on their I return their places filled by those'who have stayed af-homa i' v * There 'is no doubt but tbat the. gov-:ernnient wants, to do right,,' biit it seems to be in amijddleover,the whole business, having no system by which the ones who have done-most service shall have the best places.. For in-tance, the feovernm9nt> is providing farms for them, but all the best farms are taken up by thos^who have returned first and" those -who are kept, overseas the longest will only get. tbe leavings, that is the farms -fai-. away from railroads and of. little value, while thousands of others-who-do-not care for farming will get not,hIng. Why not a system of sm^ll.igovern-ment pensions or annuities, very.s,mall indeed, costing about a, doUat -each, and these,should be awarded,to every-"^ pns who has joined up, say. one for; each month since enllatnieat, then add one: for each week/in training, and th'en one for every day la the' danger zone, wounds being extra according to scale SQ that. eaoh , one, could" be easily fixed by the number, of annuities he.possessed, all. gpvemment employment to be open tq.alL.who are qnalifledtfor the .position,, with the greater number of annuities., gets, the appointment. . '' , With reference^ to. the farms, the government /should, actjuire all , land possible dividing it Into 10 acrp lots surrounding each city, village . or j-all-way depot beyond which a second^ ring of 40 acre farms and-then'160 acres beyond, aa.lar as leqniretl; till every applicant is supplied, each.hol'd-, ing bein^ provided -witbisuitable,build-, ings by the government and 4et at a low,rent, taxes andUnaurance to.^be; included in thS rent,, so that .one pay; ment would include all. . ' . Tb.e snialler Ijoldings should, be under the superintendence'"of �,practical man whp^ei duty -would, be" them the' best methods, of , working When necessary. ,^ben they.become expert they ...would move-to'the larger holdings, always those with, the greater, number of annuities, having . the first choice so that the more.severely wounded Would be able to get the best when ever a farm becamei vacant. ARTHUR N.FJI^BR. DEFENDS THE AI^ERJC.*;NS Editor Lethbridge Herald: . i ^ Sir,-It had not intention to take part in a controversy ,ot this kind, but your correspondent of November 21, writing under, the beading ot "The Social Evil,", has taken it upon himself to make a few statements about the moral cond|itions of the,-Am-orican people that I as an American can not allow to stand unchallenged. me- Jlttle p^mphlet" which he claims to have in iia pqssessioff, and the^inions of two, doctor^ laying ;ln the 'United -States, seeks'tcr prove to the people of Canada that the.Un-Jted States has' degenerated i.nto a coiulUion of licenfiious debauchery al .a nation. The woroanhpod' of ,my coui^try, so^your correspondent stf^ea, has.J^eached sijch a state of *Jtaoral and physical decadence:that there is a grave-daixser that th� U,^, -win soon be depopulated. Your corres'ponUent wishes, the people ot this country to sH.y.our.iooi'jrBspmiaj: fee�n"g.;toVr�rd hini; bnjallloftis. e�i�tipg Au '� "x|nj:,�nditlie prl' ly^have-ifty 'ctin^ltuoiis \ ri^Iitietlibrldse your fi'tftia, nia wbject In or-nin|v�kt:|he, American rr-^fy-youTp,> ' i,M. 6,;'STJEfBLB. 43 UE�i:Afn,;;; l.niyy j)ub!l8h^ijtlil8 ' jaVsure � cure Jofi -"Jtii^rdiiiea'Be^ imeill as bth- 1; aggravate Mhe trouble iHfWftikJit; M the fol-flis4S-f6iito#W.�strictly "^^^thSt-is t&ken-in ______ ____^..^, ik-in-w-great many casea.^andinot one case has refused to yaeldito'Ur' � - As soon^Ss'it is .until the fever has been gone' twentj^'^four to forty-eight hours. Drink plentjr water all the time. There should be no sickness aftei' the third day. / .: - "Tjusting ihat any one-afflicted will use this remedy, as 1 know it will cure as I have It in a great many cases. Stay.T5fr"bed for several' ddys. T. "W.'HARltlS,' Taber, Alta. ' FORTI:�E INFLUENZAV i: Editor of Ih^^Iiethbridge Herald: Sir,-^The in!ormation beloWi was taken Irbm'^'-Uie Pittsburg Dlspitch Ms Octobei''20!{fl,''i'ilS; htinded down froffi: a reliable'sf - ' � H. V. WISE, ,' -v",,- /'v Sec.: ipalaha4 Local, Vv-Qalahad,'Alberta. VATICAN TO ISSUE WHITE BOOK. centage in beer. THE NAVY AND . JTH? WAR t is well to recall, now and again, ,t the British navy saye'd the allies the war. Britain. is too reticent Hiaf rred to talk about it. However, contagious di.sease. Of,, Uie United Stp-tes Ariny your coj-rpspondent __ ' ; claims to have evidence thatvit con- i s'sts ot about the most degraded .class When one realises that 500,000 acres jthat ever di.sgniced the name of m&ii, tributary to Lethbridge are capable of , and that 2,-'7.").000 draftees were abso-irrigation so' that there would never i i�te'y rotting with sorneVfdrm of a . , ,, . . , . ; !oaUi?onie di.sease. All of which 1 be a crop failure one cannot help hav- j^^^d ^3 ab.soluteiy without founBa-Ing confidence 5> the future of that tion, a slander upon American inan-distrlct and' thla city. Kepp that in iJiood, an insult to American wonian- mind in the inext lew years ;which 'will i ^''Jl'' ^!"f contempt"', of , t. , . i . , , ' th680 who hold \the name of mother count 80 much in the future ot Leth-1 g^cred. The Encyclopaedia Britan-bridge. I nica 'Vol. 22, page �3, gives the pro- po.rtion of admissions .to the hospital from all fornijs ot venereal diseases in the U. S.'Armr as ibout aevetj.percent. The medical, authorities ^Bti .Great credit is due Secretary Madison of the G. W. V. A. for his energy displayed tu organizing the meeting ' mate the proportion ariiong the .c|t11;, which appointed the first reconstruc-^ i^^^ P^P^l^t'on to be "about a little tisss tion committee in the province, 'fjie j 'l^J'l'. J.'i?"!*^^",-f^.^^ returned soldiers of Lethbridge are alive, to the problems which will face the community when tlie boys come home'. :an manhood and '�womanhobd la |iot doing your correspondent's social Ifet; 'Will Deal With' War and Efforts to � , Prevent. It. PARIS.-The Vatican-correspondent of-the Naples Mattfho ^Ives details of the preparation of'a'white book which is to be issued. The first of the series of documents will'concern the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (assassinated at Sarajevii) June 28,' 1914. These, documents will be oft,capital impbrt-ance because they ha've to do with the preparation ot the war and the efforts of Pane Pills X. to prevent it. The second will infctude;,the period from ' October, 1914,'"to March, 1917, from the 'election of ,Po^6 Benedict to the preparation of his famous peace note, and will also concern the pontifical efforts in IjBhalf- of' prlsonors ot war. '�:-', � The third will run from'March, 1917, to December, ini7i and ''will deal specif icallv with the peace note and its conseduencea. �, - .The fourth of the series will be of a particularly religious nature. � . The white book wHl-be Issued,. 11 Is. said hy some, as'Soon as the peace conference begiiw,' Others assert that it will be delayed until peace has been signed, and that it' will contain a fifth part, dealing withrtbe.conferences. HIGH PRICES FOR YEARS, ,- SAYS J.:OQDEN ARMOUR CHICAGO.-J. Ogden Armour made this stateinent on the outlook for toqd costs: --- , , ' ^�'"1 do not-think food prices-will de-fcTiHemucii for fouJ'earBv,:'ProviBlCins -may not' go any higher/'but' at the' paroe time they are not-'llkely to .de^ fllne much for sclm'e time: to com'e. There vdJl bo a hig trade for th'e next four- years, u i*--?fortunate 'thatr'wd ixavegood stocks, lasiBurope will' ri*ed a lot... It looks tof'-me 'as though the" degrefei MS Pati appolifi The frame tM., J.. Nugent has beanjl ,oti�Uce:a|tr.^083land[;|; of a ^5bo-ton vess'^lVms'' vlaid ln"thi'ee'"aBy^'at SavnnniihT deoiii^ �V"''; - ,�., ., � ..'Ji*,-- ., V W. Hu^kvale and Tf, A. McLartjr, will be'kldermanio candidates In Me^ dicino iiat. y.. . Cotton pickersnroao scarce In Mia?" sisslppi'that a price of $2 per hundred pounds is belng^tfered. " ' " - Medicine Hut's final Victory-Loan total is }il;079,450 or 1107.94 per capita with 2382 subscribers. /i. Official returns in the Missouri elections show Speaker Cliamp Clark elected by a majority of 1,529. Illinois has approved the issue ot $60,000,000 of bonds for the construction dt 4,800 miles oE good roads. ' Reyi Cecil Spencer, rector of- St. John's church, Lskefleld, Ont., will go overseas to'take up Y.M.G.A, work. 1 > - . ; . DuHng. the war 40 'Victoria Crosses, 491 Distinguished Service Orders and 1657 Military Crosses were awarded to Canadians. Governor 'Whitman, of New York,! Tias issued a proclamation- ordering boys.-bet^eeii l6'and 18 to take miU-taryrjuaining..!- : ; ' . � Rev. (Major) Edward G. Doe, former, parish .priest .of St. Anne's Church, WalkerviUe, has been ap-I>ointed to Ridgetown'parish. . ,>N Inrestigatlon of the alleg'ed'dis^i^yal speech of Senator La Follette'at St. cPauli more than a year ago; was aban-a'oned by the U. S- Senate .elections committee, on a vote ot aide to two. After twenty-toup hours ot agony, the two-year-old daughter of Arthur Mcintosh, of St. Catharines, died from burns received when her clothing caught tire from a small open gas atove. . Boys and girls of St. Anne's Academy are vowing vengeance upon the meanest thief in Montreal,, who slashed ' off lioretta Julian's long floating locks while she watched a parade., - Rev. Richard O. T. Othen, M:A., B.D.,' of Robertson Memorial Presfbyterian church, Winnipeg, died at the age of '3*'years.) The deceased had been,for the past.three,,'3'ears; stationed at ^Prince Albert; Sask. , ^ Justice Middleton, la Sandwich,' passed sentence upon the four negroes and one Russian found guilty ot offenses against young, girls. In three cases't^ecat-o'nine|tails is added to penitentiary sentences. Kitchener school board received a petition from the lady-teachers (46) ot'the Public schools requesting that a salary-schedule be Introduced, the niinimum 'to be |750 and the maximum fljOBO. The'present scale runs-�from ��550 to 1825. ' A suicidalvwave has been sweeping over, Philadelphia. In the last 48 hours there have been 12 - Belf-inflleted' deaths. Physicians connected with the coronefs office declare that the suicides are a psychological result ot the ending of the war. . Rev,' Dr; Andrew fi. Grant, cilialr-' man of the Presby|,erian War and Patriotism Comnilsslon, left Tvonto last week en route for overseas.' He will Tje away/some months for the purpose 'of studying army; conditions, and preparing himself to discuss demobilization and its attendant problems.  Donald McDougail, a native ot Nova Scotia; who has 7 served as a waiter for thirteen years In the Fort. Pitt Hotel, Pittsburg, rec,ently invested f'5,-000, which' represented the accumulation of tipswhlpli he has'recelved dur-'Ing his teirin of-service, in Liberty bonds arid gave up his work to join the British arniy. _Lleut.-Col.' A. K.' Hobblris, D.S.O., who left Edmonton as major'and adjutant of the 4gth Battalion, and was promoted On the field to his present: rnnK and later given command of tho. Third Cana:diBn Entrenphlng Battal-Ion,^returnirig to'Canada last May,'has been appointed chief ot police of tho fity of North Ba'ttleford, Sask. Missing packages containing approximately $31,000 In gold bullion, which wore shipped from Anchorage^ Alas ka, on the steamer Admiral Watson, have been found at Valdez; Alaska, whore they were'piitifshore by mistake. The gold was shipped by Anchorage miners, to. a Seattle bank and was inlBsed when tlie Watson unload ed at Seattle. hi \ iJlNeVe^,IhastiriusH^bpeniso important-for |. .war winnm|^-.^-jiS;--, - -( SCM LIMITED � .^BAtMQRALllfLOClfrLETHBniDGe , ^ ^ V - ' � K- D. Fraser,'who is among thee largest ranchers and fanners iri the Brant, Alberta, district, has purchased from the pure-bred Percheron Importe?s, YayzelL & Parr, of Calgary, the yearling registered ' Percheron stallion. Maple Grove H�rrjr, U. S. No'. 1*32543, for the BUiu of, fB,0O0,-the hlghesit .ptice ever paid for a yearling st.allibn in |his province; ' terment propaganda any great amotint, prices lor grains will riot recede rapyl of good. Vilifying the people ot San idly and the same applies,to many othi allied nation is to say the least very er things, and it will'be stMae'Trears ill-timed ^ad sssianly. Tb&~Amerl- UfJiai^ values get down tothe normal," HOW MANY ,BEAN8 W THE JAR? ^ho' Hudson's Bay'Co. .Is gilyjng away a JIOO.OO Victory Bond . fot-the nearest estimate.. . , Subscriptions in Arrears-More Than Three Months Mutt Be iPjiid This Week. The (oOvernmeW'Pap^r, .Con'ti-oUer for Canada says paper riiust not ?�� wasted and intimates-thSv'fegulations about to be issued will* include pne to the effect that: , , � "Publishers, of daily rieWsjiapers must' cease deriding 'their. new*> .papers ,40 subseribers^ree nrK^nths In arrears unless aubscrfptfoiit "!' ..'iJij: definitely, renewed arid alt arrears fully paid;'' , "" JJrider these regulations the iiewspaper.s wlllhaVe no choice in tbe matter 9f'dg'^ling with subscripUons in arrears for over three months. ^ t\ ^6 it you are ln:aMears; please-payup at prevent a discontlnnance (fty.o^t' subscription. Please do rioj; wait for a" bill-simply refer to tha addrgsj, label:'  "' - " 'fou Save 25 per cent re- Subscription Rates Increase ironf $4.00 to $5.00 a Year tm 0e�ember:2nd, to Assist in Meeting Iflicrease iii Cost of Paper. (ORDER FORM) THE HERALD, befoi^-Deconiber-2ilU.-.ACter Deoemb�!ii'^nd. rata wm'>be^$51(104 V'/ V . " " '�'J $5i(j:o4 this the ! ;