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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOURTEEN THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER Impressions of Mackenzie King Meeting Following ihe Mackenzie King meeting on Tuesday evening The Herald asked former Conservative, a Laurier Liberal and a United Farmer each to.write his impressions of the meeting and the new Liberal leader. Here they are: fine aiplratloo to lhat end. Ho has proren solidity as an academic student of, affairs, his ability platfora 'exponent of his theories. Whether or aot ho may convince the electorate of his competency for res- poaCJMe as Price Min- liter of Canada reaislns to be seen. By a Conservative Even to a Conservative with heritfcd bias against the Liberal party. and against the name William LyoB1 Mackenzie, the address of the Liber- al party's leader. William LyoiijMic- keuile King Tuesday evening, ai-an effort in speech maiicx: aaade a strong-, appeal. The preliminary speeches of his colleagues, somewhat stiff and atcrotyped, formed a good background for Mr. King's style, which was rather graceful and brilliant. The ideals aad theories declared on economic and social questions were those of an earnest student and keen observer. Whether or' not Mr. King convinced everyone' of fclfl ability to -'apply all hie principles in the sphere ot practical affairs might, of be an open question; The of the Premier on policy, Mr. King By a Farmer It was' fifteen years 1 bad seen Macienile my im- preuloa was that ho was a young man, Confident of the correctness of Ms concltuioos, bat a bit unpractical in applying these, not on uuujusi of a' young man so careluHy eoltefa trained ho had Ul a confident that he hat Now. h man who treated as idle platitudes. The uage of business and action, however, is unallrplain, and brief. To pay our deMJ, Mjri the Premier, is our chief aim in national buslnesB- majf well vuae before accepting these words from the lip's4 of'a responsible leader of Un in the light of Mr. King's criticism, Iji effect, he Bays, the Premier insults our with such platitudes. The primary source of revenue for Canada, the Liberal leader, mast be direct .taxation, tint and fore- mnit a gndoatad Income tax.. In the tame strain of eloqwnce be com- plains that minions apon millions of i income tales stand oncollected at the pretest time. He has yet to demori- easy and efficient sys- o( lerring this Ux than now pre- 'nib. Whatever the faults ot onr tar iff on imports Mr. King'must ad- mlt it hju the merit at. least'of bual- newiike efficiency. gorernment by-big inter is the bugbear with which our Visitors would terrify the electorate. Being invisible-this form of govern- meat lends itself, admirably to fervid oratory. And big Intereslo. Is a big 1 term leaving much to.be desired in the way of .specific demonstration Sich interests do exist, ilo doubt, in Canada as elsewhere, but it Is pathetic fact, that tter rlnd tbelr easiest prey-in-the public .men- who delight In. eminence and power' to make them .vulnerable to the Invisible add insidious: influence which these gam's men'may EO loudly decry- pt Mr. King shows by facts and fig- tiou'sht'bouertly, and. with full facts before, him, and has arrived at C9illojlon5 ,aa to demoeratle he is not so strong on the. methods by which needed, re- By a Liberal liiau I thought he was; he has a'pieas- Ing manner, and he doesn't 80 round promising a whole lot of things coaWa't >arry out II elected, He might haro made a great alt in Leth- bridge If he had promised Irrigation aid right off the bat. But we- think all the more of Win because he didn't We know that he got busy and posted himself on the situation, and we know that when tie Is preailer he'll I do the right thing. There weren't many of ns Liberals In Lcthbrldge on Monday. We cou'.d hardly muster a quorum to form a committee oa arrangements. Wo weren't nearly so lonesome on Tuesday evening about 11 o'clock. A lot ol Liberals had been made In the meantime. Or at least, thero were a lot, who had always been Liberal at heart but who had wandered away from the foW. who decided taut it was time for the prodigals, to return. I believe we could muster a pretty fair aggregation !n tho city today with- out going out Into the highways and byways to drum them up. Of course, Mackenzie King did It. He has a way of doing Ihlngs, one of Y'hica will be the tflnnins of the neit election. I wasn't so sure about It be- fore Tuesday, for I .had never Eeen or heard our new chief. But the way he People's Forum THE PLEBISCITE day nude me solid for him risht tBere. Jiist one more break like that sugar JJackenila King achieved. Of course, won't need any Board he belleveaihlB party could do it, Commerce will elect him. e jy-npt.specific as_ jrosent noa. Mr. King is no j-v.j Lairier. it takes a mighty able man to fill the Old Chieftain's shoes. But our leader Is young yel and he has had a lot of eiperience-under the late Rppreciiie his frank admission of Ihe rights' of-, occupational groups to or- [anIz'e. He 1s not afraid of these.-Tel :be foils to rccognlzo that-untij-these groups learn to ex- press. jthrasolyeV'Imiependeutly they to" successfully merge any line party, 'are ;Cnly feeling their way, .ocarcely articulate. rSTioicit they have learned heir-.owri 'strength and .how to use time enough lo fonn alllarices'irltVothcr groups with slm- ilar.alms, urea just how can .readjust'eco- nomic affairs so as. bring down the cost of living and allay, the spirit of uarest, Mr: King may step n'p and take tha reins of government. He'-has shown us, in his ispeech.' last .night, a .be' 'rightBd. Farmers Sfr Wilfrid's guiding earnest, and Impresses hand.' He's wjth hia FAMjLYJpUflS ON MOTORCYCLE LlBERALV wife soif passed''Ibrou'gh i'ere today" o'lrth'e way to Washington [rom ihfeir home in Los Angeles. They left'jhome'.tiro weeks a motdr.'cycie.' Mr. and Mrs. McKendry rida-a' landcxra seat on lisa machine and bulldog and'bedding oc- cupy; tile, side'car.. They are carrying fourtseo'h'nridred pounds in all. They say average one'liuiidred .miles Thei'speed'omeler 'registered miles at this place.lThey camp put' at night' and do most of their a camp fire. They carry a Email shotgun and hill ,-.11 the small game'.they care for. They will spend a year among relatives in to'n and eipect to return on the m6t or'cycle: '-.'_ straightforwardness, and to him I think there's some of that Dull- dog tenaclousness about him that ha got from his grandfather who mussed ;lilngs up for Family Compact back n 1837. William Lyon Mackenzie King showed the uthor night that he loesn't love the oH reactionary sang. ihe WK interests, any more than did his grandparent. And that's what I about him. And that's why he 'put It Tuesday I liked the way he showed up that new part of Premier, Meighen's In Its trns light. He tied them up tight lo the sugar barons, and the profit-, ders, and he-left them there, dangling and squirming before" our.eyes.-.Slay- be the crowd didn't even though they didn't-.display-as.-much enthusiasm as they' might' have. .'It all soaked in. ,x-. .And thaV gentle warning of bis to the. farmers! He said-just-what I've been thinking right the very thing Arthur Melghen'arid his crowd wants Is to get theVLlbersls and farmers scrapping among' therasplvos so that the new party with tha long name and the protectionist breeks can slip under the wiro ahead on election day. I saw a lot of farmers In the audience taking his advice to heart. Mackenzie King is NEW AND OLD MEMBERS IN N. B. LEGISLATURE A despatch from Frcderlcton, tho capital, eays that of Ihe forty- eight members In New Brunswick's 13th Legislature, when Jt assembles for its first session twenty-one wlli bo sitting In the Legislature for the flrot time. m of the successful candidates In the polling on day have previously been mem' of the Legislature, all but one Vi them being members cf lie last House, while the one exception, p. A. Stewart, who was elocied in Resll- gouche, was a member of the previous. Legislature. Thirty-nine members of the last Legislature fought .re-election and thirteen of the number were de- feated. In the lists cf the defeated are some who .havs been among the best known figures in the Legisla- ture In recent years, Including Hon. J. P. Burchill, nestor of the last House, who was first elected to the Legislature in 1SS3 and has been in ihe House most of the time since then, Speaker from 1892 to Iu addition to the {Vo'Canlnet ministers, Hon. J. f. Tweeddale and Hou. Robert Murray, other promin- ent members of the last Legislature who include Hon.J James A.-Murray, 'former premier, and Hou. B. Frank Smith, former Minister of Public Works. Including Hon. C. ,W. Minister of Lands and Mines, there 'are only three lawyers In the ernment' Hon. J. P. Byrne, Dysart, of the, Opposition have only two, J...B. Baiter, aud ,C.; Editor Herald. Sir: The coming plebiscite Is a question which hae two sides, other- wise it would not be submitted to the people to decided by their bal- with the, exception of a few people who are pal it to advance one side, or the other, of a public ques- are few people who, from tha standpoint ot Interested citUena, iiiil for the betterment ot that which soch tarolTe, will make public statements on. such questions. This 'apparent indifference-may 'not be because they are .not interest- ed; iu public question, but Is -more likely to be because they do not care f take, the chance of being humiliated bers by Opinlon e of. offing made tho targ get of a public personal attack, by hold opposite Views, for which they are paid, will resort'to such un- fair methods, under tho delusion' that the people are so dense that they will accept them' as arguments. During, the last prohibition earn- patgn the advocates of prohibition own way, they gave, tho people their instructions, and the IhM! for doing to, i followed out their Instructions to the letter, and as a result of fol- lowing out the iBstructl.ons given, we got prohibition, and sllll have it. The prohibitionists tell U3 that It. is a good thing, and Insist that we shall buy some more of It. The only people whom it wlll'be easy to convince that and. more of it, Is a good thing, are the bootleggers, and accord- lug to they are already con- vinced of that fact, and will- vote solidly "yes." It- seems to me that If the balance of us want to took after our own interests, and Ignore the bootleggers' interests that we will hi76 to veto solidly "no." From the viewpoint of the prohibitionists and the bootleggers, .they may have reas- ons for considering thtt their Inter- est Iu the iuue is paramount to ours, but'from our viewpoint we must bold that our interest'In the issue-is para- mount to theirs, for we know they both are after'our money. Yours truly, 1F. WOODCOCK, Sixth Ave. A. A. City. THIS DEER HEAD HAD TOTAL OF PRONGS PLYMOUTH, CMta, a local hunter, claims the pride deer head of California. The animal was SEATTLE'S EX.MAYOR IS MUSSED UP BY LIVERPOOL'AUDITORS Hansen, ex-mayor of Seattle, had thejnud brushed from his clothes, but he sllll walks with, a since at- tempting to start a rival, soap-box meeting on the Liverpool docks whllu battery of .Communist speakere were expounding their doctrine. Mr. Hansen.had here to In- vestigate labor condltlonu along tho docks where many theosands 'of men are employed in one pt Great Britain's key industries, loading unloading ships.' The ex-mayor sayt he: encountered a noon-day Communist meeting, and reseated some of tie statements being, made about the United States, so he got a soap-box and started a' counter-irritant. The audience' divided, 'a riot retailed and by the time the police conld Inter- vene, Hansen had been badly mossed up and his clothes smeared with and. A'slight injury'to one of his feet necessitates that he walk with a cane for the next few'days. killed during the closing hours of the season between this town and the Consumnes Hiver. One after ,taS 25 prpngs and the other !3 The hoofs were nearly' seven Inches lona. D. Richards, of York. DRINK WATER WITH MEALS Secretion i of Grastle'Juice is Stimu- lated, [Us Said (From the Contrary to a long standing theory, water taken'with meals Is now recom- mended. --Fpr'.'years it has been taught such a procedure .weakens the secra- tinns of grastic that diges- tion would be delayed or inhibited. But now It has been proved that drink- ing meals stimulates the secretion: of graBtic'juice, that it pro1 duces liver function and that it enables the food to be utilized more economically; further, the saliva acts more efficiently when 'dilat- ed with water.: Thus we are encourag- ed to drink plenty of pure water while eating. j Few Men Can Judge Quality In Cloths Materials for men's clothes heed dissecting to be accurately Mfrs test all clotKs before purchasing from makers, and _ quality which" purchasers of FasKion-Gaft can rely on is the result. That atu! the superior explains why dothes labelled with-their brand give such lasting satisfaction. Cost no more than the other kind. Sold by 300 merchants throughout Canada, LOUIS KEEL LETHBRIOGE THRIFTY BpRS To the IVIost Sehsational Sale of Men's Glothing held since Pre-War Days. THAELL'S UNLOADING SALE WE .CANNOT EMPHASIZE TOO STRONGLY THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! MEN'S HIGH GRADE TAILORED SUITS Wa are Mlllng lots of them but we Btill your ilw. BesoUr MO.OO Suit Suit Suit Sato................. Kcgetar JSO.OO Suit Regular ?55.CO Suit Regular J70.00 Suit MEN'S OVERCOATS That are in a class by themselves at tie regular prices, but at these prices they are world beaters. Regular {35.00 Coat Sato Hegular flO.oo Coat- Regular 15.00 Coal- Sale................... Regular 550.00 Coat- Regular 560.00 Regular Sale.........I 328.00 f v MEN'S COMBINATIONS lined combinations, man's make, wool ncece. {4.00 milt. .An Pen. MEN'S MACKINAWS That will wear and keep you warm, semi-Norfolk and'full Norfolk styles. Salo............ Regular AA Sale................. :MEN'S ODD TROUSERS In nlco stripe Vorsleds and plain :bluo and grey. Regular JS.OO, Sale Regular JlO.OO. Sale lUeular Aft AA Regular ?ie.CO. ..Sale WORK PANTS Heavy grey livecd work pnnts, Ihe greatest value In tlio country for !ho Itcgular pair. Sale, pair SUIT CASES AND CLUB BAGS Wo have lliem at big savings. Regular frc Sale Kegulnr f 10.00. An nn Salo JJO.UU 'Rogular J15.00, Regular Sale Regular (25.00. i-1c ular (25.00. i-OA Aft le HEAVY RUBBERIZED TWEED UTILITY COATS The, best aU. coat In the trade. Regular Sale......... flegular }30.00. Sale Regular {3J.OO. Regular J3S.OO. Balo MEN'S COMBINATIONS Heavy ribbed all ivool undereear mbtnaUona. Rigiilar !6.50. Regular Sale Hsgular K60. Salo 5TH ST. MEN'S OVERALLS In plsln blue snd blue and white stripe. Regular to {3.50 pair. 7C Sale, pair MEN'S BATH ROBES In neat patterns and-good" weisht Cloths, Regular {14.00. MEN'S WORK SHIRTS In galatcas, charnbrayA and tinlon flannels. Regular to {3.00. op Sale, each.............. MEN'S MOTOR GlipVES In tan and black, good roomy cuffs. Regular to Sale, pair............. MEN'S CAPS In fall and winter weights. Regular to {3.00. tl 8C Silo, each MEN'S BOOTS In black and tan, block toe and Ihe recc'do lasts'. to {12.0p. nr Salo, pair MEN'S KHAKI COMBINA- TION OVERALLS In a real heavy quality; regular {6.60 per Ar nr Sale price, per suit......., CASHMERE HOSE AT BIG SAVINGS KeguUr Sale ftr SfOC Regular 11.00; Sale per pair i OvC Ilegiildr !5c; Sale CCi per Jair OWC MEN'S FINE SHIRTS Neat and good washing cambrics. Kegttlar Salo............... Sale Hcgular Sale liegulnr Salo Regular Salo MEN'S FUR CAPS Wo Iiave a good rango of styles In fiat and Hudson Seal. Regular Regular Said MEN'S NECKWEAR Good qualities and neat patterns, Regular Sale Regular {1.73. Sale' Regular {2.00. Sole.............. Regular {2.60. Sale ;