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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGR DATLTf HERALD TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1918 Xetbbriboe Ifoevalb IctbbriDoc, ftlbcrta , PAILY AND WMKLY Proprietor* and PublKhcn fMI I.CTHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED Ml 6th Strut South, Usthbrldoe W. A. Buchanan President end Managing Director lata Torrance  - Business Manager TSLFPHONE8 Business Office .............. UBI MitorteJ Office .............. US* nonltes who have come to Canada! since tlio act was passed, for it Is i clear the net was only intended to concern the Mennonltes who wore guaranteed exemption from 'military service away buck In 187.1. Even without that amendment It should bo nhlo to uso conscientious objector? in non-combatant service, with military pay. Thoro seems to bp ft fairly unanimous opinion that these people should bp kept out of Canada altogether. It must not bo overlooked that those people are American citIrons, and no matter tho raca from which they originate, Canada under existing laws, aunot keep out American citizens. ) L' IMPRESSIONS MONEY IN CAMP WASTE Pslly, Daily, Daily, ubacrlptlon RitMl delivered, per werk , delivered, per year . by mall, par year Weekly, by mall, per year ,.15.00 ! ,.$1M Weekly, by mail. per year to TJ.3..M0* Date* of expiry of lUbicrlpUoci ap-tear dally on address labeL Accept-act of papers i.fte. expire tun cat* U v authority to continue th� aub-crlptic*. A difficult feature of the present s,lVf>lj [.. rltuation is tho outcome of the mili-1 Vl,.,, tj.^ tary service convention between Great | jH,,,., j,. Britain and America. Py the terms j m'.uJ0 ^ of till.' convention British subjects ' xixln w1 res',.lent in 'ho U. S. become subject to the draft law la that country while subjects, of the 1". S. In Canada come under the Military Service Act. This distinction should be noted as well as tho following: trenchant facts the He-glna Leader elucidates: "1'nder the draft law of the 1'nitcd States no recognition is Riven to conscientious objectors. In an article on Iho vising of waste articles at salvage depots in Franoi Wo incidentally mentioned that the Canadian camps In England had a salvage department, under Cnpt. A, H. Allen, formerly manager of tho Hank of Commerce at Macleod. A little moro information about this feature of tho service will bring our people to realize that economy is being practised by the Canadian overseas forces. To me the salvaco depots were a revelation. The amount of money uirprising. During the ono depot at Wltley has nr.ition. >>;,") has been of the waste of the camp, made up by the collection and sale of the following articles, the amount realr/" being given as Commodity. 1 In British currency well: Approximate Value I Marrow bones I Ordinary bones . ' White dripping-, Brown dripping Cracklings .. .. onse.T.iently . Trap p.-ease .... THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR . . HuUraria officially quit fighting ot ! Montienite.i in that country ar,. liable j Tl. , ,.,,.,_, ., ., t.i military service. !ti Canada, how-i . f noutt 0a -ton-' ,h'5' ' '"""tutt*.; ever, our Mlllturv Service Ac: nia^s "'''^ f the first break in the c.uarlruplo alii-j provision for tho exemption of con-mcc. j soleutious objectors from comb.itr.nt ^,._.;o,;(,,] Cmler tho terms of tho arm�s;ict, ! military service, although taey ;i.v Jink-aria Is to demobilize her artnio- liabU' for "wn-coaitataiit servi.e. Mid hand over control of her rallwsvs ' , "Th,iS ,!n ft8 United S',to* a rvi-  ; ih'u! and citiien of 'he Mennom.o to the entente allies. If tills program F,,.t ls ]iabk> to military service hi can bo carried out, it will mean tho that country, but if he moves to Can-speedy cutting of the I'erlin-Cor.stan- ' 1:0 15 entitled, by virtue of the ( Iron, mixed tlnople railway, and the virtual shut-i c,on7.R,I,on, ^w^" Britain and ' Waste paper ... ,..,., . , ' tne I nlted Mates, to exemption from e,j prie- > tlngoff of 1 urker from German sup- ; con,batant j.ervice. the same as other Hottl. Fi-h Sr Tec. c l-.a'io Kabbi; Horse .Jars . 1 Head e-\ large i.di pptngA erati hair i'.2S 2:bl4 :',� ih)4 !>1 iL' * PICKED UP IN* PASSING Wi� THE MUST MAS 11! (controll- 11 11 in in o n mixed consi'ier.t'.ous objectors 1:1 this I'oaiin- ,i these Mcn-'rom the ''n-vire. j;ly and Germar. aid In man-power, in which case Turkey, which even now H but ft millstone ro'and Germany's Beck, would !>� forced cut c.f the ~ar. Peace with Bulgaria and Turkey �would mean the opening of tho Dardanelles to the allies. Atj early consequence would be the rejuvenation of tbo Rumanian armies In Palestine, Mesopotamia and Eg7Pt atid tho early reconstruction ot a southwestern front menacing Hungary. Needles to gay Germany and Aus-tro-Hunfary arc going to put forth a. desperate effort to neutralize Du!-garla'a defection by ruahftig troops to Buljrar territory to retain control of tho railways. Monday's dispatches told that troops are now moving through Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, to reassure tho people, but it Is quite evident that tho Dulgarians want jicaco, and no matter what efforts tho Germans put forth the Bulgarian troops will bo useless as a fighting machine during the remainder of tho war. Meantime on the west front the Germans have more than they can tako caro of. The Hlndenburg line has been smashed. Tho Belgian front, which the enemy was holding ' . wotLkly. bellovlns its defenses impreg. j �ve **� m agreeing to exempt ' from military service the Mcnnonltes ion. Canada has no power �o ov ride that convention. "The only way in vhi \ noiiltos ~-i:o coming I ItcJ States to escatio military so ! could be made to render such service j in Canada is for Parliament to amend j the Mtiitary Service Act oy aboiishin-i tho exemptions' accorded conscient-| Iqus objectors. They are noiv exempt. I not because of the old agreement i made by Canada with the Mennonitc* j in 1S73, but because they come under the class of conscientious objectors. Wipe out that exemption clause and rhey become liable for service. "Up to the present time Canada has I maintained that a man who honestly ! holievea as a cardinal principle of his j religious faith that it is wrong to engago In war and slay hi3 fellow man should not be compelled to fight. As a consequence, Mcnnonites, Douk-hobors. Quakers, and certain other sects are exempt from military vice. They are liable to non-combatant service, should they lie called up. The question is, should Canada depart from tills policy? Government, and Parliament must decid>\ Tl:.- ie-cisiou should not be delcyed, art '� a iletinito aauouncement of made." Uags. Hope ........ Klibber ......... Sacks, various .. Canvas sacking . K.ilihit skins ... Tin ............ Wire.......... Meat wrappers ... Swill disposals . Manuro disposals Tho food board will set prices for fish this winter. Dr. Tofipld, after whom the town of Tofleld, Alborta, was named, is dead. Henry Craig. Bosanqiict township, was instantly killed while trying to put' a belt on his threshing engine. Both his arms were torn off and nearly all his clothes, and olio leg was broken. A hero of the Boor war died nt Kingston in the person of Lieut.-Col. Joseph A. C. Htidon. C. M. O. In tho South African war ho commanded "C" Special Battery, which relieved Mate-king after a long enforced walk. The congregation of Knox church. Grand Forks, h;. �\tended a unanimous call to It'v. Ilillks Wright of Cratibrook. Mr. Wright has not yet decided whether he will accept but has It under consideration. The Uev. H. A Haddon of Champion ' has received a call from the Reformed episcopal church at New Wost-; minster. IV {'., and will leave to tnko | up his new duties within the next ; f--w days. ! It is said that .1. A. Kills. ex-M.I'.P.. i of Ottawa, is being appointed to the | Railway and Municipal Hoard, 'and will be replaced i.s Registrar of ! the Division Court there by C. A. | Blanche!, an Ottawa lawyer. Bronze coffins, rich shrouds and trappings and all but the simplest j settings are to he eliminated in funerals after Oct. 1. according to an announcement at the fourth annual convention of tho California Funeral Directors' Association Goo. Lynch, suddonly. a Blachio farmor, died in,v; 1722 S ."20 25'iil i;tv.� Rev. A. K. Scott of , I'nuuty has accoated ; pastorate of the First ! of Berry, Ohio, thirty rrinee Edward i call to the Baptist church miles east of | KT- The old Trapplst Monastery at Tra-endio, N.S., has been sold. Policotiien in Quebec City at tho present timo receive between 514 and $.18 a week, whilo the llronion'a wages vary between $14 and $1S. Fourtoon policemen havo resigned. A farmerette returned to Petorboro with a Kiirplus of 20 cent*!. Her earnings enmo to J30.02. Sho paid $LR for hoard, $7 for rnllwny expenses, $4.2fi for uniforms and 7.r> cents for 'phono calls. President 'Wilson asks prompt passage by Congress of the hhuer-Roncy Power Dill, authorizing Government control and extension, of electrical plants and the provision ot $ 175,fl00.000 for the purpose. At South Slocnn, B.C., it Is reported that the season's fruit crop Is the largest ever known there, with a preat abundance of stono fruits. These and apples and pears are now being sent out in large quantities. At London. Out.', Pte. William Howie, of tho Canadian Ordnance | Corps, a night guard at ono of tho i warehouses In which army supplies ! aro hold, was sentenced to three i years in Kingston Penitentiary for j stealing a largo quantity of Govern-' nient goods. Hon, Arthur Mclghen, minister ot the Interior, has ordered that any guano deposits which aro discovered in western Canada should be reserved and developed by the government. One deposit bus been located on Pelican Island, Lake Mlqtielon, Alberta, which it is estimated is worth from $750,000 to 11,500,000. "LA CROIX' PLANT SEIZED BY CENSOR Closed for Offensive Articles Reflecting on Britain and Allies I.A.CRERARFLAYS Ottawa, Sept. ,'tO.-Acting upon a warrant Issued by tho secretary of state, under tho authority of tlio consolidated orders respecting censorship, thipt. Carter, acting for tho chief commissioner of police, placed under seizure the office and plant of La Croix, a weekly newspaper published and edited by Joseph Begin at 25 St. Gabriel street, Montreal. The issue of Siiturdny was Just ready to press,, but the printing was slopped and the premises placed under lock anil key. Col. Chambers, tho chief press censor for Canada, explained today that since September, liMa, La Croix lias been receiving nttontion from tho press censorship nuWiorlty. Numerous oiijectlonablo art Icier, liavo appeared from time to time reflecting upon Great Britain and her allies in connection with tho prosecution of tho war, containing false and misleading statements and deliberately misrepresenting the attitude of neutral powers with a view apparently to disaffection. Col. Chambers emphasized the fact that tho suppression of the weekly is not due entirely lo objectionable, articles recently published, but to the continued open defiance of the censorship regulations anil to persistent attempts extending over a period ot many months to divide the people of Canada in tho paramount Issue connected with the prosecution ot tho war. Who Are Tying Up Land In tho West Needed For Soldier Settlement t , --. Wr"-, Ottawa, Sept. 30.--Tho land hogs who are tying up tho tortile torritory along the. railways ot- tho west carao la , for somo attention by Hon. T. A. Cre, rar, minister of agriculture, who was; tho speaker at the Sunday night con* curt of the G.W.V.A. last night in that Dominion Theatre. He condemned tho policy of allowing Canada.':* natural resources to ba made tlio football of speculator* and said It was ono problem to mako thlrt land accessible to the poople. Ilu said tho timber industry would havo to be developed and It wraa protty near time to consider reforestation. In discussing tlio high cost of living. Mr. Crerar avowed lilmsolf an advocate of tho co-operative system. Ho placed 'himself on record as bolntf not only in favor of government ownership and railways, but government ownership ot telegraphs and express companion. Referring to the need for lncronsoil revenue, ho predicted a national debt after the war of $2,000,000,000 and to pay (his, the Interest, tho pension* and other war expenditures, Cnnadn would have to have an annual revenue* of JsnO.OOo.OHO. The only way to get this was by bigger population and moro capitalization of natural resources. IN JAP CABINET Washington, Sept. no.-Kclhara. one of the leaders of the great S�'iynkahl party, has been appointed premier of the new Japanese cabinet, succeeding the Terauchi administration. BUY YOUR LADIES' BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'8 BAY SHOE SALE i.) Cleveland., Mr. Scott has held ii 1 pastorate "in Prince Edward, one the : at \2 i; Allibouville and two Pictoa. 17 fi i Discussing this Menconito problem the Edmonton Journal says: Total value of salvage for Wltley Camp il^.TS.i Or ........ J-XS'Jo Salvaging of mMo Is practised over France and Britain and the ag-grejato amount realized in a year wouki run. undoubtedly, to a million dollars or more. After t'uo war we will tind more general practice of this form of economy throughout. Canada. Our waste of all sorts; of articles at present is tremendous. The era of the junk dealer in western Canada especially. EhouH be close at hand. ' dpt. Allen smilingly remarked when complimented on the result of h'.s of-forts at. Witiey. that he thought the junk I,usiness wotild bo a lucrative after tho war occupation. With the object of publishing :i daily paper devo'ed to the Inter".-ta of tk� farmers of Ontario, the Farm-.] j ers' Publishing Company, Liniitei. " has b"on incorporated under the !" is oil i;7.17 per cent since December. U�14. Clothing increased loS.12 per cent i:t cost: furniture, 105.70 per eetr; food. GS.o'j per cent; housing, '.'.'ill per cent, and fuel and light IU.G5. Writs we're issued for the by-clectlon in the Grouard district, for which nomination is to be held on October 14. and the election on October 21, Tin- elevation ot tho member, Hon, Jean L. Cote, to the cabinet, necessitates an election in this constituency and it is being held at the earliest possiblo opportunity. Some difficulty Is being experienced by tho railway companies in getting their fireguards plowed on the Hues out of Edmonton nnd elsewhere In Alborta. The work was supposed to ha'{e been done, under orders from the railway commission, by August 15, but tho shortage ot men has been found such a serious handicap that only a small proportion of it has so far been completed. Tho administration of the factory act has been transferred by ordor-ln-council to the attorney general's department. It hns heretofore been under Premier Stewart as President of the executive council, with Deputy Altfiniea General Browning as chie! administrative officer, but the new regulation now attaches It to Hon. J. 11. Boyle's department. Lieut. John W. McCormlck, one of the original Princess Pats, and a veteran of three years' fighting, including St. Elol and Vimy, was arrested as an idler. Despite his protestations he was ta'oti to Vancouver Jail, where later he was released upon $100 cash bail. Returning to his homo, Lieut. McCormlck. greatly agitated, went to bed. He Is now numbered among tho missing, having Hhoes, coat and hat in tho house. An Investigation is demanded by tho veterans. The Same Fine Tailoring As Before The War Fortunate for you, who like well cut and well tailored clothes, that Fit-Reform, built up their organization around men whose skill comes from years of experience. These experts, who have grown up with Fit-Reform and kept abreast of every Fit-Reform advance, ar.e upholding the Fit-Reform standard of tailoring and main* taining the Fit-Reform guarantee of quality. So-when you choose a Fit-Reform Suit or Overcoat you have the pleasant satisfaction of knowing that the intimate workmanship on which wear and shape* liness depend, is the same dependable tailoring that you have always associated with Fil-Reform. McKELVIE & McGUIRE LKTIIllRIDGK 268 A dispatch from Saskatoon makes thlB announcement: The "old colony" Mennonltes of Manitoba and Saskatchewan havo do-cldod at tUnir convention at Hague, Saslc., to send a delegation to the, Ar-gentlno govorumect with a view to transferring their colonies to South American soil. 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