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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HBBAUB FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1910 fcetbbrfoge Dcratb JetbbriSfle, Hlberta BAILY AND WEEKLY Subecrlptlen Ritee: aatlrerod, per ireek Dally, delivered, por year Billy, by mail, por year by mall, per year by mill, per year to over his views upon conscription may be the French-Canadian, us a type. Is essentially loyal. His love ot conn- try Is deop mid abiding. It properly appealed to, to servo his country, the French-Canadian will respond, but ho refuses to bo bullied rc-iplo who, since Confederation, have continuous- ly ignored him. and who now seem to take n peculiar delight In pointing him out as a slacker, and an object ot odium or derision. The French-Canadian is a man who mnrrios at n much earlier ciso than the EnglMi-Canartlan. The rule ot single men first, without any other consider- ation, would, therefore, point to the weight of responsibility for enlistment ___t_. LVnnnti- Bu.rriM. Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John Managlns Director Business Manage' Dates of expiry ot subscriptions ap- pear daily on address Accept- ot papers after expiration date u cur authority to continue JUB- Your King and Country need you( right now! resting upon Ontario. Canadian, moreover, raises a largo family. THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Pressing their advantage so sud- denly and dramatically gained at Ver- dun, the French troops are 'extending their gains, and are now almost upon the fort of Vans, another point hotly contested for in the famous battle of the days gone by. Within a few hours. one might say. the French by their Tbe French- is a man who Ho makes his raiaua n living, for the most part, by cultivat- ing the soil, and on the farms ot Que- bec it is the rule rather than the ex- ception to find families of six. eight, or even ten. In a community of Eng- lish-Canadians, the father of a family of eisht children, none of them old enough to work for a living, would be considered a fool to enlist, and the managers of the Patriotic Fund would have something to say about the ab- surdlty of accepting such men so long as there were still plenty of unmarried men available. Then why criticize the French-Canadian for things we would deprecate In an English-Cam- Uuder a system of national service the French-Canadian farmer In the vast majority of cases, would be ad- vised by the local tribunal that he could best serve his country by stick- ing to hia work, and doing his utmost to increase production. As a result, he could apply himself to his regular occupation with the feeling of inward satisfaction that comes from doing SailSLKUlIUU one's duty, and the stigma that now latest venture have been exceedingly light, and the advantages gained have tnpn rflsllv tremendous. Elsewhere een t, cmcuuwn-j. i vice tne nguiea ui on the western front success for from Ontario and Quebec will comparatjve enlist. Billed troops is being recorded. Dispatches yesterday indicate that the pressure on the Rumanian forces, battling along the Danube to check the be kept working overtime b! people in an effort to prove that the French-Canadian is a slacker, whereas if the truth were known the percent- age of real slackers among out native- KQ In be age ot real invading Teutons, has somewhat les- n mjgllt perhaps, be shown to oe Bened within fie past day or two. The j 110 nigher among French-Canadians Rumanians have blown up the than English-Canadians Bridge at Tchernavoda, thus blocking On.yjet the F the way of advance over the Danube conscription and national for the Teutons. On the Transylva- ami our prediction is that he hia front the Rumanians have been will aoid up both hands for the latter. after reading this Sble to check the enemy. QUEBEC AND [THE WAR Hare "we been just to Quebec? Likely most of us bear, down in our hearts, a suspicion that Quebec is shirking; that it is not doing its duty Jn this war. We. offer many criticisms, place the blame on many heads, and yet we do not understand Quebec. The people there are not of our race. they do not know old France, for their forefathers left it centuries ago. They 'know only Canada, and there has been propagated a doctrine amongst them by eloquent men, Bourassa and Lavergne and others of that school, that they should not shoulder the mus- ket unless Canada was to danger. They were to keep out of European wars and attend to their business us Canadians. They have been told that In the present war it was none of their tuslness to fight Canada had no voice In declaring the war, and consequently It was not our business to participate it has been give] In a war that Canada was not reapon- to the present. Bible lor. We. fe" such argu- ments nave been advanced by leaders of the people in the other pro- vinces, it would have had its effect upon recruiting, and why should we te surprised has caused the French Canadians to hold back. It is >-ell for us, those of us at least who sre ararJouB that a united Canada should exist, to do our utmost to un- derstand Quebec. Industrial Canada, the organ of the Canadian manufac- turers association, deals with the sit- from a new point of view in a recent Article, and we do not hesitate to publish that article in full, if for BO other reason than we should have appreciation our fellow citizens in the province of Quebec "Here Is the article: The Trades and Labor Congress of Cicada, like the' Nationalists of Qae havejcome put flat-footed against conscription. In a way we don't blame them for voicing their objections to a thing with so ugly a name. As a mat ter of fact, the thing would never have had such name, and would never have had so many enemies in Canada if our government had been possessed of sufficient foresight to bring In a reasonable act to provide for national service, and to see to it that the fea turea which such a measure would naturally. Include were thoroughly u derstood by all classes. Supporters of the government are accustomed to reply, when national service is urged upon them, that it is political impossibility because of attitude ol'Quebec. Despite the opin- ion of men who ought to have better opportunities for feeling the pulse of quebec than we have, we feel no hesi- tation in expressing pur firm convic- tion that national service would be Welcomed In Quebec, if Quebec only understood what national service really meant. The French-Canadian has been fed tap by men 61 the Bourassa type with arguments against conscription until, to judge by the press of that province, s revolt might. ensue from any attempt to bring it Into lorce. The French- (From Our Own correspondent) Nobleford, Oct. a _card re- cuntly received from Pie'. A. D. Salter, ate pastor of this charge, he stated that he Is keeping well. Those wlsh- ng to correspond Mr. Saltor are reminded that he has loft the Cycle Corps and his mall address is now No. 27, Company, 42nd Canadian Battalion, B. E. F., France. The first load hauled to the Farm- ers' Elevator came In on Tuesday. Ow- mj, however, to the accident on that day no more business wilt be accepted until an expert has thoroughly over- hauled the engine. Threshing which started on Satur- day has continued steadily and good results are being announced. A. H. Bonoit threshed 60 bushels per acre on over 100 acres and other similar yields are also being reported. Wm. Bishop, the foreman of the construction gang who was injured on Tuesday morning, Is getting along well. It was expected at first that he would lose an eye, but with care he will be able to save it. W J. Lott left ou Wednesday for trip to Calgary, Olds and other points. While away he will visit his farm in the Hanna district. Rev Mr. Boneof theCalgary Y.M.C. is collecting in this district for the work among the soldiers. This is a very splendid work and deserves good support. Now that the Farmers' Elevator is completed, and also the additional ac- commodation at the Noble Elevator, Nobleford has an elevator capacity of over bushels. If cars could be regularly obtained Ms capacity would sufficient, but under present cir- cumstances it Is not nearly enough. Nobleiord has caught the building fever and a number of new buildings A Beauty Secret To have clear skin, bright eyes end a healthy appearance, your digestion must be your bowels and liver kept active juidregular. Assist nature-take BEECHAM'S PILLS is in charge. J. H. Medd moved into his new house today and Percy Hunt will rent the rooms over the .store. Your correspondent has authority to that the statement which ap- peared on Monday to the effect that C. S. Noble intends to reside In Bar- ons has no foundation. Mr. Noble is quite well satisfied with this district, and while he dnns not hide the fact that he is very keen on the advant- ages of a consolidated school, yet ho finds the farmers around sympathelc with the idea is expecting to wait a here so that he give his children the little and advantages ot the local consolidated school. Mr. Noble also agrees with other leading agriculturists that inflated prices do not boost a country, and while improv- ed land is worth a good price, yet it is not fair to suggest that all the land In thin district is worth per acre. Mrs. Jas. McDowell, who has been receiving medical attendance at Coal- hurst for the past week, arrived home on Wednesday. The doctors have ordered her east a'nd she expects to leave for Ontario in the near future. Alex. Buchan Is visiting his brother A S. Buchan for a few days. With the winter months fast ap- proaching It is time to think of some kind of entertainment for the long tlllucl Ul uc" F W Hunt and son nights. Prom several places we have e present building used'. heard suggestions, the most common "post" officeand telephone ex- -be ing that_of _a ought much The i ao up It seems to us after reading this i article that there is a right and a wrong way of dealing with Quebec, and- that up to the present we have taken the wrong way. The pity of it is that, without having given Quebec the opportunity to serve in the right way, we have censured and criticised Quebec until the French people ot that province have come to think that we are against them, and now they have their backs against the wall and are not willing to move in the direction we would like. Considering all the circumstances, probably we are as much to blame as Quebec. It should be our endeavor as true Cana- dians, not as partisans or bigots, to cultivate better understanding of Quebec. H we did that we might find that Quebec would work better in tan- dem than we have been allowing it to do, travelling singly, cut off as it were from the rest of us. Quebec, at least, should he given a fair chance to do its part, and dd you really think j it has been given that fair chance np change and will erect a larger office on the site, new office will contain at least three compartments. It is expected that the old building will be altered to serve as a dwelling house. Becker Yates are building, an office at their new lumber yard, and the Co-opera- tive Eflevator company will erect a house for their local agent. An appeal is being made by the lo- cal Red Cross society for garden j produce and also butter and eggs. It' is hoped that a weekly consignment will be sent to the Qgden hospital for returned soldiers. Farmers are ask- ed to consider the opportunity of helping out in this work. I. McNeil, the local station and if that idea Is not practicable, at any rate something could be done to provide facilities for skating and curl- ing. It might be possible to arrange something like this near the well op- posite the lumber yard. In any-case there ought to be action taken in the near future. PRINCESS WEDS HUMBLE SOLDIER London, Oct. Frankfurter Zeltung announces the marriage of Princess Marie Therese of InniBbruclc, to Otta Kohleisen of Innisbruck. an apothecary and' descendant of a humble Austrian family. The princess nursed Kohleisen while he was in a MC'Neil me local HLHLIUU aficui, spending a vacation with his fam- hospital suffering from an illness con- ily. During his absence J. H. Sheerer traded on the battlefields. U not peculiar in hia dislike of conscription. CompuUory service in the army would to sorely against the grain Of many an EngUih-Cuadlan M Ibe action of the Trades and Labor Hon. Mr. Dunning, a new member of the Saskatchewan government, is a native of England. That guarantees he is safe and sure. He is 31 years of age. That enables him to offer a ong period of service to the people of Saskatchewan. The Calgary Herald looks upon Sir Thos. TVhite, minister of finance, as a coming man. In our judgment he has already arrived. He is the biggest and ablest man !n the Tory party, and had he been at the head of the govern- ment, it would not have lost the pres- tige it has lost through Sam Hughes and Bob Rogers. Sir Thos. White would hsve been boss or somebody else would have been premier. Sir Edmund Walker, at the closing rally of the British Red Cross cam- paign in Toronto, related an incident that caused much merriment. "We received only one refusal he observed, "and that came by mail from a Scotsman living in a very pro-Ger- man community In the United States. He says he Is a Scotsman, and I'm afraid he is. He writes: 'I wouldn't give a dollar to any society that woulo take care of wounded German." That Scotsman would be a fine ex- ponent of the gospel of hate. Sliss Bllif, principal of Moulton Ladies' College, Toronto, at a Baptist convention in Ontario declared: "We are losing many by marrying out of the Baptist denomination, whicl getting to be too fashionable." only solution ef this problem is for The Miss Ellis to get that famous little fellow with the bow and arrow to join the Baptist communion and devote the remainder of his life to its service. lupld would tnen sen Baptist married Baptist. As long as Cupid hltr hearts without regard to denomi- nation there will be inter-marriage amongst the denominations. We an idea that Cupid is a atron? Squeezing The Loaf The soaring price of wheat has decreased the size of the loaf or increased the price. Either means in- creased cost of living. The makers of Grape-Nuts have neither advanced the price, decreased the size of package, nor lessened the quality of this splendid wheat and barley food. It contains the full nutriment of these sturdy grains, including their invaluable mineral elements, so vital for maintenance of strong bodies, steady nerves and capa- ble brains. Quickly digested, household word for nearly a score of easily stands at the head of all prepared cereals for delicious flavour, con- centrated nourishment and economy. Every table should have its daily ration of Grape-Nats Sold by Grocers everywhere. Canadian Postum Cereal Co., 1M.. Wlndnor, Onl. RICKED UP IN SSINGI FOR THE BUST MAN .Myron T. Herriok says Ohio Is cer- ain to go for Hughes. The Presbyterians have u now church at Drumbo, Ont. Win. Brenton, of Fenella, Out., died alter a'few hours' illness. Port Maltland, Ont., has been ere- itcd an outnort of customs. C. B. Idnton, a well known Hamll- bn insurance man, is dead. Toronto Y. M. C. A. plans to in- crease the membership to The progressive committee chair- man predicts Wilson will carry Michi- gan. Arthur Burton Phillips of Marmora, Ont., SO, was killed when his team ran away. Fire starting in the Casino Opera muse caused damage at Blind Siver, Ont. Earl, 15-year-old son of J. S. Fraser, near Renfrew, Out., was dragged to death by a colt. Calgary ministerial association ex- pressed sympathy with the C. P. R. employees In the threatened strike. Mrs. Archibald Morrison, wife of the manager of the Markham Woollen mills, died suddenly. Infantile paralysis is dying out in Ontario. Only 19 cases were report- ed this month. Rev. R. J. Treleaven, of Toronto, las accepted an invitation to Ryerson Methodist church, Hamilton. Lieut. R. Smith, son of Ralph Smith, M.P.P., Vancouver, has been recom- mended for the military cross. The Wilson administration is un- American, sai-d Mr. Hughes, in a stir- ring speech at Youngstown. The lumber steamer Marshall But- ter, of Midland, foundered in Lake Erie. -It is believed all the crew were saved. Prof. Mackenzie, of the University of Toronto, speaking at Hamilton, de- fended .the action of the A. 0. TJ. W. in raising its rates. Hev. A. B. Hetherington, of Van- couver, has been invited to First Methodist church. Brandon. Apple pickers are so scarce in Ore- gon that farmers have asked that the ehools te closed so the students may ielp. Dogcatcher Sands, ot Ridgefield >ark, N. J., turns his left side to vic- ous dogs and lets them bite ail they want to. He has a wooden leg. W. B. Walling, Socialist writer, Bays 99 per cent, of the Socialists fa- or the re-election of President Wilson, i Wilson. St. Andrew's cnurcn, Chatham, N. B., has extended a call to Rev. Dr. E. 3. Wylie of St. Stephen's church, St. Stephen, N. B. Word was received at Woodstock of the death at Spokane, Wash., ot J. G. former well known hardware merchant of Woodstock. Kiss pink lemonade good-bye. The National Association of Soda Water Flavors, at Cincinnati, 0., sees the finish of gaily-colored temperance drinks. There are crowless roosters, in Min- nesota since the fanners began using a device that keeps the dooster from flapping his wings and stretching his neck.- The chairman of the war purchas- ing committee has issued a state- ment showing that Canadian manufac- turers secure the orders for the equlp- _jent of Canadian troops, including all clothing, underclothing, boots, neces- saries and all equipment, Including transport vehicles and harness. "Ridpath" Clothes "POLITE TAILOR MADE APPAREL WILL HELP A MAN OR WOMAN TO SUCCEED IN THE WORLD. EVERYBODY HAS COURTESY AND RESPECT FOR THE WELL DRESSED PER- SON. GOOD DRESS IS A BUSINESS AND SOCIAL ESSENTIAL, BUT NOBODY CAN'BE CORRECTLY ATTIRED WITHOUT THE AID OF AN EXPERT CUSTOM TAILOR." Ridpath The Houn of Style, Fit and Service PHONE 730 tor FIFTH ST. 8. Walter uhater, councillor of Wind- sor for nineteen years and thrice Its mayor, has resigned, dissatisfied with the way the council this year has con. ducted business. North of the Peace from Poace Riv- er to Dunvogan there will bo threshed n the neighborhood of bushels of grain, and close to bushels in the Spirit river valley. The research department of the Kansas City Board of Public Welfare is raising a fund of to build IB workingmen's homes, which will rent at a low figure. Rev. G. A. Brown, of Campbellford, Ont., has received a call from the Barrie Presbyterian church to suc- ceed Rev. D. D.D., who has retired. F. W. Riddell, assistant general manager and treasurer of the Sas- katchewan Co-operative Elevator Co. has been appointed to succeed Hon. Charles A. Dunulng as geueral man- ager of the company. Reserving plea and election, J. A. M. Kirkland, a bank clerk, was remand- ed at Toronto, on a charge that dur- ing 1915-16 he did conspire and con- federate with two others to defraud the Bank of Commerce out of Charles B. Hughes will devote h large part of his time in the remaining days of the campaign to an effort to place the States of New York, Illin- ois, Indiana, and Ohio, safely In the Republican column. Prize-winning dogs from New York, which were exhibited at a dog show about three weeks ago, are supposed to have been the medium through which started the infantile paralysis in Westmount, Que. A memorial, eleven miles long, sign- ed by over a million persons; and weighing a ton, was recently present- ed to the Premier of England, urging that the government prohibit the li- quor traffic during the rest .of the war and for six months afterwards. Capt. Rev. W. El Kidd. Brockville, has been awarded the military cross. He brought in four wounded men un- heavy fire, and with Captain the Rev. Mr. Thompson dug graves and buried 150 men. All the help they had was the making of holes in the earth by shells dropping around them. WIFE TOO ILL TO WORK IN BED MOST OF TIME Her Health Rettored E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Indianapolis, Indiana. My health was so poor and my constitution BO roo down that I could not work. I waa thin, pale and weak, weighed but 109 poundi and wai in bed most of the time. I began tak- ing Lvdia E. Pink- ham's Compound and Ave months later I weighed 133 pounds. ______________I do ill the house- work and washing for eleven and I can truthfully say LydiaE. Pinkham's Veg- etable Compound hu been godsend to me for I would have been in my grave today but for it I would tell all wo- men suffering is I wat to try your valu- able WH. GBEEM, 332 S. Addison Street, Indianapolii.Indianii. There is hardly a neighborhood in thia country, wherein some womin nil not found health by using good old- fashioned root and herb remedy. If there ii anything (boat which yM would like special 'advice, write Lydia E. Pinkiam Co, Hau. CLINIC FOR CUPID'S VICTIMS Cleveland, Oct. Cupid had a setback today when it was announc- ed that Mount Sinai hospital, Cleve- land's newest medical institution, would-qpen''for rlages, guaranteed to be happy, and a better race of Clevelanders is the object of the clinic. Advice will be given prospective brides and bride- grooms to determine their eugenic Illness. Ties of courtship, which might lead to non-eugenic marriages, will be broken without pain. ENLIST NOW With 239th BATT. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION CORPS "LT.-COL. j. w. STEWART IN COMMAND Thia popular battalion will require 100 more men from Alberta. TEAMSTERS, TRACKMEN, BRIDGEMEN AND CARPENTERS Thia maysbe your last chance to go along and help to consol- idate the pQiiciOho now being won by the Alllei. LETHBRID6E RECRUITING OFFICE 112 FIFTH STREET. S.: CALGARY RECRUITING OFFICE 702 CENTRE STREET.. CALL OR WRITE FOR FULL PARTICULARS GOD SAVE THE KING BRITISH SAILORS RELIEF FUND CONCERT AND ENTERTAINMENT MAJESTIC THEATRE TONIGHT PIERROTS, TABLEAUX VAUDEVILLE MILITARY AND LOCAL TALENT NO RESERVED SEATS Admission: Adults 50c, Children 25c. Doors Open 7.45.'p.n.. ;