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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THE LErmmrocfc' PATLT HERALD TUESDAY. OCTOBKR 2, Sb: letbbribije fceralb Subicrlptlon Dftflr. deltvei-ed. per Dally, delivered per jear Dally, by mall per year.........51.00" hi mall, per year-------H.50 Jaw News, a Conservative paper: There Is souetUfos very fine In tho Bplrll manifested by those who arc ccurt'iriittG negotiation ID bring uuloTi or candidates Into the field. men of strong political oi'InlOES gel together and de- clare publicly1 thai the conrront- lug ihe Dillon demand, ihe cessation of paity strife (hey give ezpresslon to to U.S..JJ.OO TELEPHONES Business OEce Editorial Office 1IJ W. A. Buchanan President and Manages Director Toha Torracca Duaincu Manage Daies o( ct ap- pear dally on address label. Accept- ance of papeis afier eipirMloa dale authority to continue Your Xlns and Country Ycu Nowl wirier thit this movei in mnay respects U has most handled, continues to JHE PROGRESS OF THE WAR There is no doubt about the desire of Iho common German pcoplo for peace, and this Is becoming Increasing- ly evident both from stories told oy German prisoners Lo the British and from political erents at home, where Ibe pan-German s are si niggling against the ever-growing popular agl- tor a peace vrllhout annexations.! A veil of silence appears to hare been drawn over the western front, and whether tills Indicates some neiv scd important activity or merely B lull Id the fighting remains lo be seen. Tbe Germans have renewed counter-al- lacks on the Drlllsh positions recently captured ivlthout success. Farther Russian advances aro be- ing recorded In the Riga region, where the fighting spirit appears once more Lo have gripped tho Russian forces de-' tending that front from the German In- vaders. News comes from Mesopotamia, ot renewed activity of the British forces there, in which advances have been made against the Turks near Bagdad, and a considerable number ol prison EIS captured. Thia indicates Increas- ed confidence (n the ability of the Russian forces now1 la Persia lo keep np their end or Ihd campaign. grow. The Increasing realization o( itf privity of the war iltuattoa pro- motes It. And when the late of nn- ilous. anJ Indeed much ol our dls- liaciive form of social and political development, Is tn ibe balance, vrnat are the ordinary pollilcal Usuos com- pared with it? I'nlon government Ifl desirable; but Ii would be a mlfUke lo foster tbe notion that the affairs of the country will go to pictca if an election cam- paign Is precipitated. They dltJ not So to pteccF ID South Africa, or Aus- tralia, iiohher will they do so in Can- ada. At Tbe same time, tbe less of discord there Is Among our people the better, and Ibo unfortunate fact is that political contests are attended by this uuhaiipy feature. In one cannot but note that j the union government Idea shows i much vitality west of (ha great lakes. 1 This Is explained by the charaaeris- tlcall? liberal attitude of the A country so strongly inclined lo unity and cooperation la other departments of activity could hardly remain un- affected by a movement for union gov- ernment. it would be a mUlakc to conclude that the success of the union proposal THE-FRANCHISE BILL AND ITS EFFECT. Naturalized Canadian citizens of _ enemr origin contributed generously to patriotic causes. In Camrose" loca constituency, Ibe population Is largely .foreign born and last year over (2 QDQ was raised (or the Patriotic luni there. __ constituency is al- most wholly Rulhentan and Consider- ably'over the amount allotted to the constituency "Eras ccnlrihbled, r 'hundreds of people who were Etrcn. Canadian citizenship and laugh that our system of government was democratic, and Lhal we held to our pledged word when other nations fall ed lo do so, are deprived of citizenship They consider that a man who ianf good enough lo vote on war measures ought not to he askett to contribute lo war causes'and consequently the Pa trio tic Fund can't mate a Eiicceasfu appeal agalo support Ic these constituencies at any rale. Taxation for the, load U hound to corao BDI those people will be taxed, but de- prived "of.a In Canada's affair and the expenditure of tbe money Ifaer contribute. Is that British fa! play? U such a policy baaed on Drl tUh" principles ot responsible govern nenl? Calgary. Sept. Herald eays: According to reports brought to Calgary today by a Oanlston resi- dent, bad leellng between Iho resi- con- dents oT lint town and the Indians on Ihe Blood reserve has been arous- ed' to a high pitch by a recent raid made on Indian nogs iTiifch been annoying the toTvnspeopli seems that the two Cards to a. stables started cut on a prearn campaign and began shoollas all Indian dogs which were thronging the streets of Ihe town. Out of forty does shot dawn, says the report, only three-were killed In- stantly, and Ihe others, unable to run away, lay stout the streets suffering (or some time before they were put out ot their misery. One dos lay for over two hours In the main street with bts legs broken and oilier wounds. Pandemonium" prevailed among tho Indians while Ibe raid was going on, squaws and papooses weeping and walling the fate of Iho mongrels, anJ tlie bucks swearing vengeance. Some ol ibo ranchers In the vicinity nra apprehensive over threats alleged lu have ben niada by the Indians lhal they will get even by killing horses and cattle of Jhc people in the dis- trict. U Is also reported that tho pro- vincial police will be asked to bring PICKED UP IN PASSING ggg MAN W. H. Ilubtwll, a welUnowa Snilth'a miller, la dead. 1. Sollgman, noted New York banker, Is dead. Tbe expenses of conducting tho U.S. food idoAltilslrallon amounted to lu the, past twenty days. No Catholic priests will Im allowed to enter Mexico across the U. S. bor- lt i tier, SE El Paso dispatch. i __ UK Maude McLcod ha? been ap- Sault Sic. Marie. Out., trill uoiv Iiave a population o( voer El-Fire Chic! Koward. of Petcrboro, now deputy Tire iDnrsliall or tbe pro- vince or Oniarlol The annual report ot tbe Xcw York Railway? Co., shows a net loss of C53. an Incresse ot tho previous year. were assured because, Jn cerlain cen- tres, opinion runs rather slroDgiy In s favor. The rejection ot Dr. Mich- el Clark by Ihe Liberals of Red 7 )eer as ihilr Hie House 1 a charge ol cruelty lo animals BgalnsL I commons 14 fin evidence o! :lhe 'he local coaslables who dlil the of the flbtl-UDlnolji', which sensible person would fthlnk ol 0_jriDg. But wherever the union [tforft" manifests Itself It Is attended y features that cannot but command dmtrallon, and even those who op- pose ft must admit [hat U Is deslr- ble. Food Controller Hanna, dispatches ell IK, may jmt the ban on Ice cream. ,'o need to worry; the season lor farmer sluff is at hand. We would 10 annoyed, however, if Fuel Coiitroll- r Magraih was lo put the tan suootlns. "B.C. movie men Bshl a leading tells ua. Better watch out or heje Jghlers will be considered good to Dght the Huns. B. .C. is dry and DOW Alberta has nowhere lo go' in Canada to quench thlrsl eicept tho Yukon and Quc- jec. .And Montana will soon be dry, loo, and then tlie Slates will lose their attractiveness. Milk River Man Buys Dig Flock of Good Breed From Taber Rancher Toronto u-lll raise {15.000 toward a fund to erecl Catholic huls on ihn Gr- ins Hue. Tae attcadanrl: at tbe Toronto iml- verjUy during Ike comlug scsstuil will be very to the var. Ales. Auer, ot Toronto, i naturalised Swede, was scnl lu the penitentiary for two years for seditious utterances. .Mabel, the sevcii-ycai-olil child ol 11. S. Jones, ot Ogden. near Calgary. fell Into a cesspool' aud drowned. author H lea. Corp. Herman HlUlp. cS Ca'nip Miles Is oftfior lo Oght Ihe kaiser whom ho considers responsible for Iho death of It la father and three brolLera vho tell In the German runts. AM stray dogs Cnnuecllcut aro being seut lo ihe Yale Medical school, whero experiments aro'btlDR made on a new and deadly war gas, which will Irsl bo tried ou Iho caulucs. John Houston, formerly of tlio Uutou. bank a I Ulalrmoro, Is reported aliasing since Aug. 15. He was born In Glasgow. He enlisted (a Iho 192acl ballallou In Dlalrworo was drafted from Knglaud to. "j. s. of Chatham, was cho- the annexation ot Sleelton. ien wln-the-war candidate In tlio now The that the Sta riding of Kent. Tho LOW Lord Mayor of Tendon, Eog., Ohas. .A. Hanson. Is a Canadian, and a former resident ot Montreal. Coal fs J12.50 a ion al rrinrq HupcrL and Ihe city Is considering tho catab Ushmcnl ot a municipal coal yard. U. S. Senator James Smith, Iho for- mer Democratic leader of Now Jer- sey, dives more than a million dollars, Al the Tied Deer convention Dr. Michael. Clark quoted Ihe following lords'of Lincoln's "I am not bound ,o I am hound to be true; I am not bound lo succeed, but I am baand to live up to what light I have. Uai Tvllh anybody lhat stands for right; stand with him' while he la" right aifl part wilt him when he goes That is a declaration of true Independence. Pfly we hadn't more of It in Canada al these times. Tha Lincoln sentiment Js needed ID both political needed Calgary, Sept. In the sheep world are beginning to i sume large proportions, and there Is evidence on every hand that farmers are becoming more and .more Inter- ested In the "golden hoot." Ono of the largest deal i In Ihe last week waE Ihe sale of yearling lo six-year- old Dives and 500 lambs-lo PBU! Madge, ot Milk River, by Will HuLh- erford, ol Taber. The ewes brought 315 par head, slr.alghl, and the lambs ?S per head. Thus the deal involves approximately Mr- Ruther- ford started In the shesp business In 1905, when he; took a small band oF ewes "on shares wtlti his partner, George fiutherford. 'The firm waa kncwn BS Rutherford 'Bros., and a aw weks ago partnership was solved, the above number of'sheep representing a half sharo In Lhe busi- ness. The Hulhertords are well known In Ihe south, and their TTOO! has always brought a good figure, be- Their R. C. Harvey's Docks, It >s learned that 13." S- Fawaon, ot Coalclnlc, Is iiotdfng his yearHng peon field was mode by T. P. O'Con- nor In Now York. "I will sell (vcrr cow In the dairy If wo flo not get thirty cents a gallon [or our stated an Ottawa milk producer- Major Will Simpson, who went over- seas In command of the 10th battery, has been promoted lo a lieu- tenant-colonel. Steps are being jaken by Ihe On- tario government lo stamp out Illicit traffic IB. narcotic drugs, kDerru to eilst along the Canadian border. HOY. C: W. Foreman, D.A., assistant rector of St. Paul's cathedral, Lon-, don (or Ihe last two years, has enlist- ed as a private In the Army Medical corps. Official recognition has been given by the militia department to the work of the Y.M.C.A. In by the au- thorization of distinguishing brassards d badges. Irs. A. D Macdeiiell, mollier of Senator A. Claudo Macdonell and of gaJler General Archibald Macdon ell, died at Toronto la her S3rd year. eiceptionaly well bred. foundation stock -came from al C, H. Crest, of Lellibrldga A SOCIALIST ARGUMENT FOR CONSCRIPTION, Tho" 'opponents ol coriscrlpllo read and ponder over the fo mads ID the Hous ot Representatives at Washington, Represenlftlfre'Q. R- Major of Scbnecladr, N.Y.: 1 cannot bring myaclf to the posi- tion ot believing tbat defence of Lbc nation la 'a qiieslfon of will. I say It Is a Question of obligation upon every citizen. 1 do not want to raise slack- ers np fo take the place or the flower that Is lo be sacrificed, If It la lo bo sacilBceil. I would lake every slack- er nnd'put htm In the ranks, whether be wanted lo grf or not, exactly as you lake every inau.a'rid malte him pay his dcbta If be (3 able, whether he wants to or nol. H I were a pro-German, If 1 were t haler of America and I wanted lo put America befoie the -world Jn a weakened condition, would stand for An, Interesting paragraph In "Shfp- plrjg" Eays that' manr of the tor- pedoed vessels1 thafllei al Ibe bollom of Ihe sea may be salved alter the war, "Neither ships nor it "eicept perishable materials nnj iocrts'ufrs, deteriorate very nndcr water. When a vessel la being- roficaled, of oil la poured on tho" aurfa'ce of Ihe water In order to a depoalt over the machinery. Repair i are quickly effected, and sec- tions shattered by torpedo present no great dlff.culllea ID Ihe work of sal- vage. -Valuable as are the ships them- selves lhat now He al the bottom ol ihe' sea. Ihe cargoes bf rubber, wool, machinery, are co'nalaared lo be more itlll." Parts of r' the 'North, aia and ol the English Channel.are shallow enough to permit 3f thta kind of salvage work on a CDD- Iderable acalo, according lo the au horily offered him U6.00, bul the bid was not accepted. Such prices naturally make one think of Ihe days when fairly good ewes could be" obtained in Montana at from (3.00 to per head. the voluntary system because that 11 would weaken our defense and make us the laughing not only of our preuent bul of 9or potential eoemloa, '.'That Is the expression ol A true pa- tHpt, and not Ihe view of a man who 'thinks we have done enough and Is consequently agaloil or I Canadian who says, "Let the United BUtes finish the unr." If a country living in It In worth flgAtlng (oTV.TMs war la Canada's war and :tt is uu'.7 of Canadians lo serve and prerent It befog menaced or dotniaateu Muils of fin with NOBLE do not hesitate to copy wflhoul but wllh our Ih [Ion. Charles Marcll, who writes a political column In the Montreal Her- ald, Rays the "corning elections will he n many reaper la unique. The nurrj- ier of volera xlll be Increased by and polling booths .will be opened In Canada, England, B9lglum, France and Bermuda. The result, In- stead of being known the day" after ihe election, will scarcely ba ascer- tained until a month after, Tbe vari- ous returning officers In Canada will aend their returns for each riding lo the general returning officer at Ollawa. To htd will .also be trans- mlUed (he KeuUe of the voting over- seas U will be blji duly tn add all tbe together and announce Ihe result of the elacllon In each riding. tinder the Voles Ac I, of 151S tho sold lore' all to bo re- turned (a Canada by polling day, and to be roan led tha with Iho bal- from tho Moose yolp 5.0033 lot; of, the RtAy-fiL-home volera. TJn- det the Military Votera' Act of 1B17, the countlnt, well tho la done orerseat, and thus the candi- date who finds hftUEcIf victorious In Decerolrtr may flnd hlmaelf badly beaten In January when Iho soldier fFrom Our Own Albion Ulage, Sept- U all but completed. Yields have been highly satisfactory though bai and gophers did their quota of de slrucllon. The land Is being put Ja eicelJen shape for next year's crop. Wo be llevo we have farmers among us whos methods of farming will hold tnel own with the best In the Lelhbrldg district, bul they are content Lo d well mlhoul publicity. J. Smith purposes soon lo TODVQ I hla own farm srui erect buildings I preparation for next year's accommo Rumor has U that a family la BOO lo move on la the Dayltln home ate ad Life again on the deserted loblcln place would be welcomed. When an affable young man wh wo lhInk, would looft well In Ibe king hla time soliciting o dcrs for wall decorations at a vain a, little above alx times the actual t. lory cost, la U any wonder that bollevo him when he saye In flclf i fence, that (hero la more money this business than In the trenches, lhal he would rather he a live cowar than a'dcad liero- Surely not a of life lo live." There arc those who, In using pr vato properly as a. roadway convcn cnce fail lo close gales, and occa si On ally damage properly, by drirln over Articles Jn the farm yards. Th causes no Illllo annoyance nnd lo of neighbor by good will. Offendc hare Ijeea aalrcd to close gates an In'eome Inslancca have been denlji ;