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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta cmjRSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY JTEHALD PAGE NINE TimUIION Demand Complcie Change Jn Economic and Industrial System of Canada. Hamilton, Ont'., Oot. 17.-TIio Mcth-cdist Oliurch ot Canada stands committed to a complete change in the . economic and Industrial system ot tho country, a veritable social revoltitlon. ' Ijast evening it adopted the report of tho committee of tho church in relation to Tvar and patJiotism, which ex-prcpaed the following conclusions as a result ot the anttlysis of.jtho present industrial altuation,; , , - Cai^t^'r Little Cart^^Iron Pills Wtii'r4i�taf�iBb|i$r'totlie(aceaof. ; thOflii who i�ck Iron iatbeblood, 'm aoiitlWiificiid. people do. "That the present economic system in revealed as one of the roots of the war. The insane pride of Gorniany, her passion tor world domination, found an occasioa In the demand for colonies as markets and sources ot faw materials. The war has made more clearly manifest tho moral perils inherent in the system for production tor profits. The whole system calla for a change. "The war ia the coronation of democracy. Ab the last century liad democratized politics, the present century has shown that political democracy means little without economic democracy. Under the shock of war the accomplished commercial method hased on individualism and commercialism has gone down like mud walls in a flood.^ "Witli the earthquake shocks of war thundering ho tremendousi/ a re-affirmation of the principle of .lesus, it would be tho most inexcusable dereliction of duty on the part ot the churcliMiot to re-state her program in modern terms and re-define her deflu. itely appointed goal. The triumph of'democracy, the demand of the educated workers for human conditions of life, the deep condemnation this war lias passed on the competitive struggle, the- revelation of the super-efficloncy ot rational organization demands nothing less than a transference ot the whole economic life from a has-Is of competition and ,profits to one of co-oporatlon and service. "That another system is practical is shown by the recent statement of the British prime minister that evel'y industry except one in Britain has been made to sor^^e the national interest by the elimination of tho incentive of private industry. We too look to the government to enlist in the service of the nation those great lenders and corporations which have shown magnificent capacity in the o'rganlza-tion of life and resources for the profit of shareholders. "Tlio acceptance ot this report, it cannot too clearly be recognized, commits this church, as far as tliis representative body can do so, to nothing less than a social revolution. Hecog-nizing the greatness and complicity of the task before the Christian people of Canada, we recommend that the suggestion ot the memorial from the Alberta conference be adopted and tiie general conferences invite the other churches of Canada to a national conrj vocation for the consideration of tHe problems of re-construction." There was a spirited debate on this memorial, but the consensus of opinion was that the church, must point IIHODISTS ME iSlNS B6AR0 Hamilton, Ont., Oct. 17.-Elections to the general board of missions occupied tho lime of the Methodist conference yesterday afternoon, the following appointments being made': Rev. S. V. Dean, George W. Ha;!en, B.A., W. Sparling, D.B., S. J. Shoroy, D.D., W. H. Heartz, D.D., Charles En-dfcott, W. J SIpperell, D.D., Hon. E. J. Bavis, Irwin Hilliard, M.P.P., W. 13. snowball, L,ient.-Col. Koenleyside, lion. W. if. Cuahing and Hon. N. W. Rowell. Rev. S. W. Dean was elected secretary of the newly-formed department of finance. A new charter for Wesley College was authorised. Not adopted was the recommendation that ministers or pro-bationers against wlioni charges were laid should be permitted to appeal against the decision of the church court. A resolution was passed urging that Mennonites and other reli-giousxsecls be not granted military exemption. Another resolution adopted was that the government be asked to declare the denominational records incorrect, it being stated that these did an injustice to Metliodism. Plans are being perfected for thej construction of a steamboat jvliich will ply between ICdmonton anil Bat-tleford on the Baskatcliowan. It will be 80 feet long with 20 feet hoam. the way in the re-constructlon period or lose its place as the interpreter of the destiny of the nation. Practically the only speaker who opposed the report was Cyrus Birge, former president ot the Canadian Manufacturers' association, ot Hamilton, who condemned it as destructive and controversial. The committee's report further called for a complete surrender on the part of the Germans before peace was offered, it being asked that copio.s of the resolution be > sent to Sir Robert Borden and Premier bloyd George. The committee also expressed itself in favor of a league of nations and a tribunal ct international justice, together with an international police force t(� act as servants ot the league. The report, as a whola, was adopted. The' father of; two' .Uouhtain Horse boys from thi-.i^l > : : : : � DUNKIRK ? AVith the French' Forced in Flanders, Oct. lii.-(Havas).- The Germans today resumed their long range bombardment ot the French seaport of Dunkirk, on the straits of Dover. There -were some civilian victims. f Pi-om 'itir Own Corrc^iponHoTiti niiiirmore. Oct. IS.-Miss Fulton of the public school staff was visiting friends in Cowley on Thanksgiving Day. She returned on Tuesday morning but w.'i.s unable to take chargp of her class on account of\sicknesB and is now in the local hospital. Slie is reported improving. Air. &1. Rossi ha.s been on the sick list for a week. Sgt. Millie Rossi is at home from Petawawa camp for a few days. Ho enlisted with the 78th Battery last spring. He expects to be at 'Victoria Park during the winter. Mr. Hornibrook of Calgary was in the Pass during the week arranging for a Victory I.>oan campaign. A meeting was called last night in the Cosmopolitan Hotel where representatives of the Pass towns were present and preliminary orKHHizationa were made for a successful drive. Watch the Pass towns. "We'll never let the Old Flag- fall." .Messrs. Carter, Benson, Sartoris. Lewis and Drs. Bayfield and I^illic are attending court as witnesses at ^lacieod thi.s week. j. F. Hunter, sub-collector of cus-loniK at Blairmore. received word from the commissioner of custom.s ilii.s week tliat lie ia appointed on the cus-loins stiiff at Calgary and to begin \7ned with beads. Specially priced, qq �S*ii':".:,^tfflg5iSf?5^. PILLOW COTTO?^ Regular 60c. Week End Special.......45c 40 inch Fine Circular Pillow Cotton, free from, dressing and filling in excellent quality. The price'for this, week .is less than wholesale. .',�.'.�,.''';'.. �'' '' :' SHEETING " Regular 75c. Week End Special . . . /.^/SSc This is a line ot she(;ting we bought a long time stgok^i\ is made in the 7-4 .width, suitable tor singje beds. Free'from : dressing or tilling "and No. ,1 quality. ' , , / . ;.' . -'. CRASH TOWELLING Regular 30c. Week End Special . 22c Pure linen Barnsley Crash Towelling in best quality in tact n line we cannot bu^' today, suitable for roller toweie. 18 -�inches wide with red or blue border. MOTOR COAT This is an ideal coat for motoring or early fall wear. Made ot suede cloth in Ithaki shade with patch pockets, wide belt and convertible collar. At ........ 28.00 RAIN COAT A very attractivff style, made with belt, patch pockets, set ' in sleeves and convertible collar: Comes in a grey | g /�/| tweed so useful and serviceable. At............. lO.UV NOVELTY UNDERSKIRTS One ot the newest and most attractive novelties in figured heatherbloom in rose design or fancy stripe.-Neat pleated frill, well made in every way. Moderately priced. At.............................................. 3.50 KIMONAS This is another attractive line of Kimonas, made from soft fleecy kimona material in grey shade in floral design in rose. Trimmings and silk girdle in rose to match. A high l o /|A class garment at a reasonable price............... i^i.VV KIMONAS Ladies' fall and winter weight Kimonas, made from fancy figured material itf convemtional designs. Trimmed with satin and silk girdle to match. Splendid value. At............................................ CHILDREN'S SLEEPERS 10.50 Children's Fleece Lined Sleeping Suits, a real necessity now that the nights are cool. Better get the children fixed up now. Well ajade anif feood close fitting necks.. At, each..................................... 1.25 New Blouses, Gloves and Neckwear ! ;