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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAtiE SEVEN THE SATURDAY, OGTOIiKH 7, Toronto, Oct. llio laruef Isniles aro ut stake Is the bilingual controversy worth nuked the Hev. Byron II. Slautfer, of Bund Stroci Oongregationul Church during an ad- dress ,011 Canada ilullvnroii before I he luomboni of thu Canadian dub luut evening, lie staled that ho bad upcnl his this summer In Quebec, and iiu a ronult bud chaniiod bin views somewhat on Iho language He hoped bo had become more tolimmt. "It wo continue to stir tin: ra- cial strifes III Oimudu, who but thill the Imttlo line, with all Its dia- bolical horror, might bo traiwturrpil from Alsne and tbo Somme to tho he said. "Think ot what it would mean If certain men can. draw our French and Kngllsh sons Into hatlli'. Dodge Bros. Motor Car It Speaks for Itself Be Sure You This Car Before You Make Your Final Choice. r- SPECIFICATIONS SO-X'u Cast en-bloc Engine. Whoelbaae, 115 Inches. Differential Spiral Gear. Clulch. Multiple Disc-. Starter and Generator, North- past. Storage Batteries, Willarcl. 12 volt. Ton, One-man. Mohair. Hear Axle, Pull Floating. Tlmken Bearings throughout the whole car. The gasoline consumption unusually low and the tire mile- age unusually high. STANDARD GARAGE THIRD STREET SOUTH, 2ND BLOCK WEST ALEXANDRA HOTEL 'After my visit among the Kronen- Canadians i huvi! come I" the con- cliiHlon tliui some lies huvo beau tolil uhout Ilium, mill I have decided to BlHiud tlie rout of my days citcouruKlnR Christian forlx.'urumie lu Canada." Speaking ol' the complaints In On- tario that the French-Canadians an: oviirrunnlng cast and north Ontario, Mr. Stiiiiffer when race sui- clde ia practised to such an extent, as In Toronto and other Hngllsh sections of the province tho lOngllsh speaking people of the province have no real complaint to make. "Though I reisrH. Hull tliu French- Canadian has not sent Ills sons BO readily as we to liberly's cause, yet 1 do glvo him credit for that which HO many men and women in Toronto he said. Three Blunders i Edytha Sterling Stnr In the Signal- Mutual Masterpicture, Dt Luxe Edi- tion, "Nancy's Birthright." At Starlsnd Theatre Wednesday and Thursday next Studebaker Four-Forty f. o. b. Lethbridge The greatest values ever offered (lie motor buying public. A ear that has more power than.any I'our. cylinder ear plenty of room for absolute comfort, and with easy riding dualities that no car surpasses. This is not a new announcement. 'We have no excuses to make as to why we are'discarding one model and bringing on I something new for the manufacturer to'experiment on at your expense. In general appear- ance and design this car has been the same for the past four years with only minor changes in body design and a slightly larger motor, giv- ing and comfort and the necessary power to handle it. .Without knowing what-our 1917 models _ _ .were to be one Studebaker placed an order for Twelve Million Dollars worth, of Studebaker .oars for 1917 season. The largest individual order ever placed in the history of. the automobile. .When.yon deal with Studebaker you al- ways feel confident that yon are getting-the best value, dollar for dollar, that the market affords'.' Ask who has driven Studebaker wagons for twenty or thirty years. They are all around you. With our direct factory branch in Cal- gary, where we. carry a full line, of parts all models., we are in a position to give you service second to none in Western Canada. Don't a How-yourself to be carried away by false talks from some salesmen that the other man's car has all the troubles. His never have any. They all have their troubles and the main thing for "you to be. sure oils where and how you going to get service when that time does come. .We give, six months free service on all cars sold by us. i are equipped to do all kinds of work and every job we turn out is guaranteed. Our work on tires'-and tubes must hisl put the life of the tire, or we will repair it .'free or refund your money. Tires, Tubesand Accessories of all Kinds The Studebaker Garage Service Local Service Sixth Street Hotitli. >T. 'P. Graham, Prop- (Toronto Star) Much as people all over Canada iiiuHt regret Iho failure of tho French- Canadians of CJuouci: lo join as heart- ily as they should have done with the rest of .us in wagini; HUB war in do-: fence or democracy against tliu mll- ilary autocracy of Uermaiiy, yet no- body can look over the events of the llrst two years of the war without per- ceiving tiiat Canada, as oiliclally re- presented by the Dominion govern- ment, Inis shown a marked lack of statesmanship In this connection-in failing even to try to Interest Quebec along with the other provinces in pro- secuting the war. The Ottawa government, seems to have yielded right from the llrst to the expectation thai Quebec would hang back and help little in the war. and so little or no effort was made to interest or arouse that province. The Borden government found itsell in office when this greatest of all wars came upon the world. The llordcn abinet became tile war ministry. Feo- le everywhere became conscious of he littleness of pany differences in he presence of the colossal issues ff he war. Sir Wilfrid l.auricr had been or sixteen years prime minister of Canada. He still was political leader of half the population of the Dominion. More than that, he was and had long leen the most distinguished mall of the French-Canadian race, which j forms at least one-fourth of the pop-1 ulatlun of the country. Yet when this j tremendous war came upon us, the ministry of the day went right along n its routine course, making no Chan-1 ges iii a cabinet lhat had been tossed together by the accidents of local and domestic politics, and not inviting any co-operation rebuHinE the friendly overtures man who was at one and the same time political leader of half the population of the: Dominion and the foremost French-] Canadian of his generation. The j course of the Borden ministry in this was not politic and it was a course followed by men who failed to realize the seriousness of the days they were living in and the responsibilities rest- ing upon them. They saw in Sir Wil- frid Laurier only a political out. and they had the opportunity- anil they took excluding him j from any participation, except m tile most private way. in tho great events of these limes. Tile greatest French- Canadian of his generation was not called into conference at all in the I great crisis- of the country's history. Perhaps at. first, here as In Eng- ilaud party feeling would account for i the holding apart of political leaders j who had been long engaged In hot i controversy, but here as in England I after a year had gone by and the seriousness of the war was known to I all there should have been a realiza- i tion by the government at Ottawa of the need for calling together the leaders of the people, in an advisory capacity, if not in a coalition mmis- Another mistake was made in the case of Jlajcr-Qeneral Lessard, C. B. When the war broke out and when it was desirable that Quebec should rally to the conflict along with Ontario and the other provinces, the government might well have considered it a for- timato circumstance that the foremost soldier in Canada, the senior general in the permanent force, happened to be Gen Lessard. a French-Canadian. Much might have been made of that fortunate circumstance. If Gen. Les- sard had been given at the outset of the war the high command to which his seniority, his ability, experience, and great popularity with the forces entitled him, something .like enthusi- asm might have shown itself among French-Canadians called upon to fol- low this general of their own. But Gen Lessard. foremost of Canadian soldiers, was tossed aside because Sir '.Sam Hughes had some old score to settlt with him, and politics had put Sir Sam in a position where he could settle all kinds of old scores. Yet -another mistake was made. In Quebec the Nationalists, led by Henri Botrrassa, gradually, and rather care- fully at first, worked around to a posi- tion of hostility' towards French-Cana- idian participation in the war. Mr. i Oliver 4sselin, a youns Nationalist of prominence, did not approve of Bour- j nssa's course, felt, called upon to fight the Germans, and volunteered to raise a battalion for overseas service. His offer was accepted, fiery speeches were made, enlhusiasm was aroused, and the battalion was raised. It was made up largely, as one would expect in the circumstances, of dashing spirits who preferred the counsels of Asselin to (hose of Bourassa. These young French-Canadians took up arms to go to the rescue of Belgium and of France and what became of this line battal- ion? It seems scarcely believable that anv government could, by mere chance make the blunder that was this battalion, raised by a revolting Nationalist in defiance of his leader, was shipped oil to Bermuda to be heard of no .more, doing dull garrison there. What we have to say is that blun- ders almost unbelievably stupid have been made, it the desire was to get Quebec to share in this war with the resl of us. The government jealously decided to go it alone and did not call Into conference the foremost-man of the French-Canadian rare, although he was the political leader of half the population ot the Dominion. The fore most soldier and senior officer of the permanent military force of the coun- try was a French Canadian who might have'had a 'great influence. He.was turned down, put'aside, and remains there, although his services in the war would bo of great value. And when Oliver Asselill. the .Nationalist, In defiance o! Bourassa. rallied French Canadian youths into a smart battal- ion this body of was sidetrack- ed nothing unoM ever bi> heard of them and luelr -.pirit and example The 1917 Ford Touring Car f.o.b. Ford, Ontario. Streamllna effect, tapered hood, crown fenders, new radiator, with larger cooling surface.-thesc are the principal new features of tho 191? model. The demand for thio new model has been so great that we are having difficulty in obtaining sufficient cars to satisfy our customers To insure delivery of your car, we suggest placing an order today. Call and see us. FORD GARAGE 1232 THIRD AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE. MONUMENTS Headstones Crosses ol evi'i'v description made to order jGet our prices nun SEE OUR WORK BEFORE YOU Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works at them anil luelr -.pirit and example Mould have no effeit on (ho joi'Mi of Caeber INO doubt u was onli a Mini rti-r Hut (hat. l-> tne poiht The whole story is thai Scientific Proof of Fuel Economy In a test made by David L. Gallup, M. E., Professor of Gas Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a stock Maxwell Touring Car made from 23 to 33.7 miles per gal on of gasoline (Canadian or Imperial measure, 27.6 to 404 mdes per gallon) at speeds ranging from 10 to 35 miles per hour. We reproduce Professor Gallup's letter concerning this test. DAVID t_ GALLUP. M. E. Cotitullfne finntiuii VI Gent uo-prlnfglvlnB the reoulta of on economy de on o 1917 Stock Haxm.ll m by your_Boaton'ropraaentotl7B3.; and economy., for such per.hoiir') 10 15 20 SB 30 35 JECOJIOMYV. gallqnf '3377I 32.7 28.8 26.11 23.0, pe ctfuilyj Note that no, unusual means were employed to get these results. The car used was taken from stock; the test was made with a full load, and with top and windshield up; the regular Maxwell carburetor was used. Any Maxwell car is capable of giving this same economy in gasoline consumption. Maxwell operating economy matches its economy in first cost, making it The World's Greatest Motor Car Value. Fully Equipped No Extras to Bay JZOJ3 WINDSOR THE H. Phone 588 Cor. 6th Ave. 6th St. Lethbridge, Try a Herald Want Ad. If You Wish to Sell or Property ;