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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOl'R THE LErrilBRIDGR DATLT IlKRALD SATURDAY, OCrpP.l-XV 20. 1917 letbbribije "beralfc Hlbtrta PAILY AND WEEKLY tally, delivered, per Daily, delivered per bj ciali, ys-r by mull. by year lg U.S-.U-OO TELEPHONES OfiCS Editorial Office 1M W. A. Buchinin PresMenl and Managing DL-ectot John Torrasca EmlueAa Manaji expiry of'suwciipUoni ap- di.ly on address labe'. Accept- ance of papers aflt-r eip.rt'J.on date Is authority- to ccrlpUob- ____ Your king and Country Nted Yeu Right Nowl erDmem be a rfal union gov- ernment ivlthoul representation from lac labor element. The adcr-lie-war problems uiusl lie prepared for and Ite pre- mier's alitemwt places special em- phasis upon the purposes nf the new goverflmeril lu that direction. Immi- gration and colonisation are moct' im- portant dud no better mind could chosen to direct lhal work lian Hon. Jas. A. Catder. He taj already riven It much sludy allenllon, and wo believe lie will evolve a plan Out will be most beneficial to the Mle- vetouaient or the country after tie war. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The past week has lieet fateful Cor Russia In the progress ol the great -war. For the first time the capital, Pelrosrad, has been really acknow- letted to lie menaced by the invading Germans. Their complete occupation of Ihe islands of the gull ol Higa, and their menace of the Islands Itat con- trol the gulf of Finland, nave forced a decision (o remove the'capital to Moscow. The Russian fleet has bat- tled nobly in the Baltic to drive off tne Invaders, but almost the CDllre dier ts (he problem of all. It Deeds sy 01 pa lii el EC Jli fiction. Vo- calloDa) Irainlnr. as already under- taken by the hospitals commission, is transform IDS maoy of the mm. facility sbouM be provided for equip- ping our soldiers for future service helpful to ihemselyes and the elate. we said before, our pension Eca'e revising. Thero should be a ee.neral increase as well as a proper regard for the circum- stances of Individual casea. Very necessary also Is Ihe equalization of the that officers and PICKED UP PA SSIJVG TUB BUSY MAN Eail Kootenay miners will run a (or tUe HOOM of Commons. F. C. K.C. Is 110 longer as- Eoclated with the Vancouver SUB. Knoi and Crescent Street Presby- terlin congregation] at Montreal bars been merged. t Controller Jos. Alney. ot Montreal, German nigh fleet has been en- gaged against them, and their efforts have been almost (utile. Incidentally, the guns ot criticism In London hive come to play upon the admlnUr lor the apparent Indifference or tne Brit- ish hleh seas fleet to these occurrenc- ts In the balli Activity on the western front the past week has been confined cbJeflr to arUllerr activity. Several German allacka on the French front nave been repulsed, and the Freuch have made a snccessrul advance on one sector ot their front. y' D Is affect Ions In UK .German Austrian armies and JleeU are grow- ing apace. Mutinies ere occurring now, end these are becoming increas- ingly difficult men will be treated as a democratic people desire them to be treated. RffiHy the most welcome declara- tion la the entire statement Is tbal concerning civil serrlce reform. It means thai patronage U to go by the boards and lhal merit and efficiency are to be Die only considerations In appointments to (be civil service. Only a union government would bavei taken such an advanced step. A par- tisan government couldn't or wouldn't hive done II, because there are too many office seeding partisans they would offend. Patronage bis B curse. and a waste; it union eorern- ment did nothing else than to let rid of It, It is worth while. There are many other significant declarations In the prcnder's state- notably tbe .eipresalofia in fa TOT' of a better understanding be- of labor. Enormous increases ara reported la tb% producllou of onions, cabbages and] beans across the border. A single shipyard In Iho state ot has launched fifteen ves- sels In the past (.welve months, One of the sales ot Iho season In Elgin county look place at Charles F. Jackson's farm at Mlddtemarcn, when real- lied. B. Shaw, orgaulzcr of Ihe French Wounded Emergency found, Winni- peg, has cabled J30.000, being West em Canada's third remittance, man tag Iho amount'1190.000. An order-ln-couoclJ lias been passed Ur A, Spfencer. a Brandon denl- IB; Is dead. J Mn. Sllcox, ol a former woU aown ailnlsier of the CongregatlMnal church la Wtnnljieg, at 1-oudou, Ont. North Huron Liberals and Conserva- tives will endeavor to get together and select a union government candi- dste. v Ground has been brofeeu tor a mil- lion dollar cold storage pUnl at, Iho Atlantic terminal of thfl rcmana Mrs. II. L. Williams, residing near Leamington, Out. was eleclrocutcJ by louchlue fence wire upon which a paVer 'lino bail been blown ilowu, Wanted for a double murder. Fred Galteraul, of Sprlnsfic-ld. Mass., fted to his homo. 'shot his and wound- ed himself to, plain view of a sheriff's posse. President Gonipers, ot Ihe Ameri- can Federation of Labor, -has invited organized iKbor In Chilo and Peru to bccomo part ol a I'an-Amcrlcan con- Tho Ancient Order of Hibernians iu Hie stales have censured their leader, authorizing the payment by the Do-I Representative Joseph McLaughlln. Iween Iwecn labor -and capital lie east and Ihe and be- AN INDEPENDENT VIEW OF UNION GOVERNMENT The Grain Growers Gufde Is not Supporter ol any government It Is an .advocate of the claims ot the or- fanners, and lt-laiiely voices the'organized fanners. Its opinion of union government is therefore the opinion .ot an-indepen dent -Journal, representing a STea' end powerful etemenl of our people. v. Here ,3 .what It save: The new" government Is remarkable In tfiat the ncvr .members bare prac- tically been conscripted Mo serve their1 country'in: the present national crisis. Tbe Job has soaght (he man and not the man'the Job as usual In polillcs. It ii a, dlatincl. tribute to theao men.-wlio have'entered the gov- ernment "call of duty, some Ihcm at distinct sacrl- 1 ficea. Much'iJreull coming to) these -i men- into hla" goYerbmciil, It was not necesaary lo do so In lo -win election. Under the new Franchise net and with lie hage sol- dier vote It VTBS practically an abso- lute certainly that the Borden goy- y emment would'come back .to power with a good" majority. Despite' bis mistakes of the pant, there la no doubt Sir Jlobert Borden baa bees honeelly end conscientiously forking for a coalition ol all Ihe parties before an election, We believe there will be a wlde- iprcad feeling ytbrougboul Canada In favor ot supporting the new gov- ernment ,n every possible way. NnluraUy, the hidebound member9 of 'both the Liberal and Conservative parties were not In faror of a colon fOTernment. Canada Is exceedingly fortunate Sir RbLfirl Burden was large enough 'to Hie above mere party pol.tita .and bring (o his gor- p- ernmenl Ibe best be could find on both sides. It is clear that the Guide favorably upon the new government I and'considers It worthy of support. The election will prove whether the prefer old parly lines to Unlly nnd the obliteration of party- Ism.? be tier Bunders.aQdine betwaten east and the west must net late tar Iff changes, and we be- lieve they will follow, aa Uiere. men In tbe government from the cut and tne west eager to bring about these hatter relations. la also an assurance that the cost of pro- duction will be reduced, end If. the government docs this by fixing prices or by Ibe removal of the tariff npon productive Ihe produc- ing cliasoe will also tbe proerai the reduction cost jot llVing, and the elimination of profiteering. The premier's statement doea "not too much, and probably that la i.Too many promises and too fulullmenla jwver help iany goT- crnmentl- If Ibe new Bavern.cnen( its eitenslve programme, and" lien more" than- It promises along progressive lines, the minion of two-thirds ot transportation charges on fish from British .Columbia to points In tha three pralrlo pro- vinces. Fiffht Commander Ray Collsbaw, he empire's second greatest aviator, who up to date has brought down 3? enemy machines, leaves Xanalrao, 3.C.. alter three months' !urlougbA al home In Kanalmo. "ore leaving on his return to the front, Commander will give bis Miss Cecily Collsaaw In mar- riage to Dr. T. J. McPhec, president of the Xanalmp Liberal association, Is one of the leading medical men of lio clty; A letter recehed from England sug- gests the following prediction, ac- cording to tbe Toronto Telegram: "Don't be surprised it you hear before Christmas that the Gsrmais had for his staud In congress In favor of home rule for Ireland. F. H. Sykes. noted educalor, rrlv or Toronlo and 'Ixmdon, OnL, died at Cainbrldec- Ha via a soa-ln- of Ihe lale.Ilev: Dr, nyckiuno, of Kingston'. __ Keels are ready to be laid for two wMden1 fhlps In tlie Lachine caiial by Fraser; llrajcw'and company, and ft Is expected that about men will be en ployed. Sir WiJlfem Pollard Bylea, Liberal member of pnrUamcnt for Ihe north dlvUon of SaKord since 1901, died In London, Eng. Sir William Pollard Byles was born In 1635 and was form- erly chief proprietor of tlie Bradford Observen. Oue round of shots in Iho face of OTTAWA JOURNAL I Ottawa, Oct. Journal says cdJIorJally today: from llie IUUSL vrlUcai lUi nuiou 110v-1 firat tp the anilou must "xi regarded us u iihTorm vhlch f'cnadhu vfin Jjelicvei Ju I Icgblalloa auO vbo wauls .to county stay war CAD safely And, oqually. If not more, liuudrtinl, nu parly or government la tbe past has! over been with tho power which union glvea to lUo preseul m Uls I ration 'to translate tutu uctlou (he progressive policies which 'the platform iiroclaiuis." MONTREAL GAIETTE Montreal, Oct. on tho government policy Is glrea by the Oft- tetto as follows: "It 19 a brief but effective document, worthy of study by all who In tho Ooniiog yaTllamin- Lary elecilona will liaro a voice In de- ciding whnt policy ulll bo followed during the next four years, which will hardly ba less momentous than the past three. The platform wlu eupporl." t TORONTO GLOBE Toronto, Oct. "tlio goverumeut's prog rum" the eilltorlaUy today; "The uufon trumeut's published vroEraiu contalus a number of tbe eoiuinorivlaccg cyy erj- polltlcnl platform but there arc SOT era I specific pledges o[ radical and progressive legislation llittt rc- atsuro Its supporters." VICTORIA The Victoria Colonist (Conserva- says: "On tho whole- the mem- orandum dcscrlbfng tho policy of the unlou eovcrnnienl gives 111 eh promlsa anj not a single proposal to whlcli any exception can bo taken, H Is Impossible, thus far to go Into de- nils of what It Is Intended to' do. but tlie announcement Is Indicative of B and better era of political Ife comlng-Iulo being, The for nntlon-ivlde co-operation ivos never doro apparent. The-llnio has arriv- ed for cleaning our politics nf all those influences which, liavo handi- capped, clean admlijlslraUon. In the The people are with Sir 'Ro- bert Uorden In all tho efforts he wrL11 make in all they -want and ate asking for' the tunnel of the Engineer mine, At- peace, 1 have hedrd, rather aulhorl-! lln, knocked down ore valued at more tatlrely, that somethiog like this might This letter la from a Canadian who In the past, according to llic Telegram, apparently than dollars -aud, among the ore-'ivaa'oile chdnk weigh- ing twenty pounds from which "was eitracted Frank wild suedes as to future events, Mobler, mcniber'ot tbe provincial the fucstes (urned out to be an actnal j legislature, who' has just returned anticipation ol history. after a tour of "life north. cOoieGijNoUbl mme! In regard t people cannot Tery well _complalo." H Ja true the programme docs no. enter'_ Inlb and eome people 'criticise 1t because l( doea not pay what Is actually going (a bo done abouti'war prollteerlng, tariff and other rital problems. That' Isn't fair crltlclam. The governraent- Is new, and It hain't bad the op port nlty (o go fnlo deUlla yet, bnl" the programme cerlalnly Indicates .that the government la progressive.'and pronoaes to adopt some mca- earee. We believe If It keeps pace with Us. programme It will mlt Ihe MONTREAL. STAR Montreal, Oct. The Star, com' mealing on the union, government says: "What may ho called Ihe platform of the new union government hi3 beea promalgflled (rom Tbe new ministers seemed to hare determined alreadv on.- certain ,fea< tores of. Oomefillc pollcv showing that they are not aa far apart on domes I Je been predicting. liave "DuL the mala job before this war government la lo wage war. We oughl to assemble a united nation behind lhal program. There should be no op- posilton to such a policy." THE'HERALD i 11 era Id' "if was (or'war purposes that unionist govern- tiwas.orpajilieil will be no- Liced that thcipdKdffis of tbe new gu'v- crnmc'nf as in Ihe statement issued' by (he prlra6; after his colleagues are such policies: as'axe IHtely to enable Uie.. country the' better the strain :ahd drain', of war." _ -TORONTO TELEGRAM Toronto, jOct." Telegram In Its Eeml-fdUorlal' despatches from'Ot- tawa says: is seldom a political manlfcatb la regarded as a contribution lo Lumoroua literature. It Is because pfildainovelty that the1 un- ion platform' of Is, desiined to find a place In pollllcal history. Tho folks who know thu component of the cabinet froth whlcb said mani- festo emanated absolutely refuse to lake 11 seriously." -tThe heading saya: "The manifesto la loo comprehensive and suggests that the woman suffrage clause is a CONGOLEUM RUGS WE HAVE.JUST RECEIVED A LARGE SHIPMENT. BOUQHT BEFORE THE ADVANCE IN PRICE, STOCK IS 15XTKA HEAVY JUST NOW FOR ONE WEEK ONLY OUR PRICES AS FOLLOWS: Cxtf liegtilar Sate Regular Sale Price 44 Kegulur Sale Trice 9x12 Regular Sale Price HAYRHARDWARE CO. HOME OF THE VICTROLA Mason Risch Vast Piano Business Maintains moderate Prices ..There's always a.reason for every condition. The reason for the wonderfully Jow pricet maintained on bought of Macon Rlich, Limited, Is because or the tremrndoui volumes of builneti cleied by the Company throughout Its. i Twenty Branch Stores Numeroui tales reduce the cost of each Individual transac- tion. Expense of every kind !t kept at a saving ii reflected In the unuuual prlcei Mfhlch Mason A Rlsch patrons secure through thli system oT IJ Factory'lo Home." MASON RISCH LIMITED BALMORAL.BLOCK FIFTH ST. S. LETHBHl'DGE F-'i. iDiiiiker, ol Kitchener, "was in1 kill _ ._._______ ______ .._- hand trom (he slcerine irhcel lo lal stantly-killetl by-hU autotuobllo over-1 a buncli o[ out o[ basket 1 dllcli when ho look one'liail Just bought al Clartson. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE The nnlj union the EdmonLtm Bulle- tin faTOrs Jual DOW Is new union depot la that Why .bicon biron when It Is pbaslbte (o raiser In South- era Alberta. M course political plalforms rtraned bnl are m harder to carry out.' Turkey la collapsing, a newapapcr headline lella us. YCB, -oA i lol ol lien .vlllcolfapM Cbriltmai, EDTUW WAUEl CV.O. LLD_ D.OL, H V. f. AWi Ceil NW CAPITAlPAH) Uf.HS.OOO.OOO" Sup'l Ctnnl Worm Bnrehe, RESEJJVE FuKiX'-; THE UNION GOVERNMENT'S PRQQHAMME Sir Robert norden's.'outline ol policy ol the union govcrnemnt Is E Quite. aU right a% far as It goee, though of courae It might go [urther. Ther4 ought, to.be a wellJcllned iteteident about i the taiallon ol wealth. It Is fOoA Id know Ifcat there but we would hatq If Sir Kob- ert bad aaJilt'irtiear (here would It' M. union goTftrnment t Will represenlalke. Sir explicit lo whom .labor has the greatest conll. dence. la playlne; i Mg part In iflc war, and It should have in the foVernmeot a man 'whom It -Tho win voice tho oplolon of the -.Wai the la'bor moveirtont, Ai tiro before, a union gov- II U as dllfkall for nome.peop.le to drop the .old party prejudices' aa 'II Is for the'QernanB to reallle that Lhey'a're i< THRIFT To provide for the future H Is necessary not only to save, but also'lo provide a safe for your savings. No better place can be found'than, our Savings clepartrnenL .Lethbridge Branch-- R. T. Brymner, Mgr. Premier Murray- declined to cnler. toe union. he' Ii faTor of union 'ROTernmenl'nerer theWss. 1 n KTldcnlly Ihe llrlllth are captur- ne a lot of Oerman subs or Ihe Ger- man snllbri wouldn't he (letting to y M ilie unjersea crafl. i'remlpr course, T.III lake (lnto liM union eoveininenl, Mat 'nun In "Bjintainy with policy. only nalural. OFCXNADA The ofjly'lifnd 6f a union govern- rncrrl sull Ihft Toronto would bp one with Tnmrajr Church. Adam IlicV, Joe llarilr. and King Wlllltih of Orango In it. Give Yonr Wife an Interest In the family's flrian-' clal progress by open- ing a Joint Account In the of in her name and your own. You will llnd It a very convenient arrangement, for then either can attend lo the banking when In town, making deposits money.'' In case of. death, the balance automatically goes, to the survivor. LETHISIWE IHANCH A. K, M, T alum, iHANCH f. y. t J, cfs- TO THE DELICATE Your doctor Svill tell friends it. tell you that one- .glasses taken daily .will tone up your systern..and help put .ypu on the rapid recove.ry. Contains just nha't body needs and braves, the right Mall, Artesian Water" and 'email qdantily ot highly purified :Yeart to it life and eparkle. i: An ft MEltum is that rich flavor you cannot help, liking. The rest'of the will enjoy it, it's good (or llicrn. i' 'i Till up in pints, half-pints or in caaka. s. Order from your grocer, druggist, confectioner, or direct from Ev L. DREWRY, LIMITED WINNIPEG, MANITOBA K Extiuitvt Agenti ifid DtHrtbutort ttr I ALiEBTA BLfpFEt'. LETflBRIDOE ALEXANDRA HOTEL, V15171'A1LUK.3 NAMES: ORUQOISTS. DALLAS HOTEL. OLVMPIA CONFECTIONERY. PALACE CONFEOTIONErtY.. ;