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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta K. AIJ1KHTA. OCTOBliU 19, NTMBKR 263" MOVE RUSSIA'S CAPITAL-UNION GOVT. HAS VIGOROUS POLICY J'roseculion of War Com- plete of Can- ada's Rcsoi.rceg PROFITEERS TO HE MA'DE TO DIG UP Ottawa, Drl. consulta- tion with his' colleagues, tlie prime tufnhter has Issued Ihc following In regard to Ihc formation and person- )ic) of Ihp new Eoveriuneut fltid "ivllh respect to policy so Tar as bcou opportunity to consider It. ''The present uulon or national j-overLU-Qcnt has been fortiied with a fleslra lo gtve representation lo all elements of llio population who sup- port the purpoEB anil effort ol Can- ada ID ihls wnr. Representative men ol both political-'par ties are included In Its personnel, and H Is Intended lorllnrilli to give to labor Eueclnl representation'Upon the principle al- ready lollo-tvcd wiJJi, regard lo agric- ulture. Impressed hy lha urgent need of pulling aside all ninor con' KtdcraUous, or sinking all parly dir ferences and of iireseulfng a united front at tills solemn and momentous Juncture In tho nation's Mstury. the of the government have come logcther In the' duly of service lo Ihc national Interest. "The lines ot policy which will ho followed chiefly relative to Ihc I'rosecutlou oC (ho war and to, tha consldci ntlon DTK! solution of prob- lems which will artso tlurinff its pro gress or whlcli will BU IT one upon Ilia conclusion of peace. They may be outlined as follows: prosecution of War. .vigorous prosecution Iha-wer. Tho maintenance at Can Vda'G cfforljby the nrbrlslnn ol ncccB j pary the Imme'dJalo enloi cement- bf tho raosi-thorough cbopera tlo'ij Vlfh-'lho the Un J'frd" other Dpiiiln rclattDg Lo the 1 Civil Service Reform. jerrlce reform with a view to extending Ihc principle ol the present cirll enrvlce act to tho oul Bide service, and thus ID abolish pat rooagc nnd to mako appofnlmenls lo tbe public service upon Uio solo alan dard of merit. -The civil sorrkB coin nileslon hag already been til reeled to inahc a report to the prime miniate us lo 'tl'e necessary alcpa-tor tha purpose, Bucu orr'ingcmciila will 1) subject to Ino regulations .glvo preference In appoint mcula (o rctiifncj "irho artountaln and and proprietor of Iho Oov- an News, na minhtor of highways. Premier1 Merita becomes president of council In addition to retaining Ihe portfolio- of education, .and Hon. Charles A.' Dunning lakes over the porlfollp In addition to the provlncUl which he now :i FOR BED CR033 Winnipeg .Oct., The total nl noon toflar to. Ihe conlrlb'.itlons for tht! Brlllsli Ked Cross nt ed. nary far slronger tbaii It two possession of the Germsog. years ago ami recently rcinforccrt oy the addition of Ihe American DEMAND MORE ACTION" FROM FOOD CONTROLLER Oct. Ihc gov- ernment DC enjoined to dcinaml ihnt (he foort conlrollcr exercise the paw- erg vested In him ,to''purcnasc, on Oerman dread naughts- nulgillon. sell and- dcllrftr The .alatement says Ihal not blTIcfany i Tha Island la now completely lnj On Dago Pclrogrfld, Oct. Germans en Wednesrtay' to land 'Iroops on -Dago Island. Rucslcn Sutcesi, In the naral bailie ensageoient ort In the HussfAn bat' tleEhlp. SJaTa'was two 'German trawlers.were aent to the bottom and hits Tere.oblalnetl by Russian baUlc- srlpa on German i dcltrftr and falling'to. do" so at onco (hat anbfficr controller bs This Is HID (oxt of a resolution that was passed lonlghl by the People's 1'owcr League, ot .this city, at a largely nltendej met'ttne'. Hose Henderson, of- the Juvcnllo .court, claimed (nat Clio price of milk could he fixed, Just as was the price of paper, but the i rouble was thit.lhe government al Ottawa; did nol.rejfre- the people but the trusts. JOB PRINTERS STRIKE. .Montreal, Oct. job prl Ing pressmen of Ilij3 clty.'.wno ouL on elrlkc w.1.1 'remain out until a aallsfactory agree merit! Is a I fee led between ih'nm and ifielf -Viirtploybra HO Vice-I'iesldcnl Mlchugh of printing pressmen and -'naslsLant Ion, declared at a-meetlug of.'the Montreal trades act. labor council to- night PAPER .MorllrWl, Oct. 'ot HeJUck Paper Mills, oirn- I'd J. H- Walker Company iras [lilted tiy flro late tonight nnil lo-i Kill bi sereral Idoujini) ilollars. The placp .was as a (or nta' nod'old than ten enemy dreadnauchts o[ the newest Kaiser and Koenlg types took pnrl In this BIG CONTRACT Waihlngton, Oct. were awardetl here yeiterdiy for a million and a half ol boots for {he Ruufan at a totaT tott of The were'made by memben tMi) Ruwlan purchasing commll TO Arnslerdam, Oct. Iralns aro now running form' Berlin lo the consuming 24 hoari. A person can now Irayel (rom Ralllc aeaporl lo Oslond, with'one chengo ftt BerlM-ln 46 hours. U. S. SOLDIERS London, Oct. The tommlulion which will take the Trte ot clUieni at jVeiv York who (n armr and na-Tf In tiai'.srrlTed In London and will bsghi Immediate-' ly Ihc work of esUbllshlng terj lor the of billots to (tie men In tk.e hjfh icu. ;