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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE I.ETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TliKSD.VY, SKPTKSiilKH i, 15117 GOY1. IN TAKK UP G. I. P. RAILS F. Oliver Conlends That Borden Administration is Trying lo Wreck System Ottawa Sept the evening sit- of the- bouse veMerday coiuldera- Sn of a of J7.5W.OOO to the Grand Trunk Pacific Moused criticism irSnHon. Frank Oliver ot the action of The government In navmc Trunk railway lines taken west ot Edmonton for service IB France, Gen- e-ally speaking. Mr. Oliver said, the J ansacUoa was of such a remarkable character that the-vhouse was entitled W a great deal more-definite Informa- tion than It had so far received. Man) hundreds ot people had been put to .real damage and loss, aside altogeth- er from the damage to the railway, ana business enterprise In the locality had fe" Mr. Oliver ''that not a rail ever will so torwaVd'to France. All the shipping fccilitfes aie muired for food ud mo- Dillons, and my Information Is thai the Mils are not suitable, being touch teaviec than are required." cir Thomas White replied that all tie rails taken from the National v were In France and CKKB taien from tie G.T.P. were eilh- ja-France or on tha ocean. it, Oliver argued that rails lad teea taken up in Jtspfr Park, from tie Atlantic, when they ebuld hare been taken up much near- er tie Atlantic coast. They had been, tikea W from, the O.T.P.. with tie C. sootkloi nd hwllne noirer "Zani-Buk has been our balm tor fourteen ire could not do It. MJJ Mr. Decree A. Kllburn o( Sxaa Like, MM. tfor ind rtln troubles o( kinds Zam-Buk his no equall Jor old sores, ulcers, boHs.pimples.blood-poisoning, plica, cuts, burn', brulif J and solas. All dwleri or Co, rosto. 60t, boi, 3 lur JJ.25. 'amBuk NEW CANADIAN NEWS-ME bv the grave .problem ot carrying day and nliat leased wires over these 2 stretches o! unproductive mile- raili sl The eiplanatlon KMtt by the minister ot railways va tie C.N.R. rails bad a different for the belts. "1 an lotos to say." Mr. OUrer went fca, ''iijat the information .Ijbaire from Frsnce ahi aon .jaire the-.ofinmon u when last winter Sir Robert Borden came to realiie that herein far fl great and consistent task ol na- tional unification, and the desire of his KOTernmeut to come to the aid ot the dallv publishers ol Canada was imple- iea'lid .by the inclusion by the nim- Iiter of finance in his estimates ol a rtm' for tie purpose, the path was (or thy attainment happy of the present rime minister has honored the that aur ordinary man has, that reason site-; ivai'no reason at all. It ill simply handtog the nouw.what neither mere or less tbaa non- ".'Mr.'Oliver llaimed that it.was the policy of the government to wreck the great enterprise. He would like to the doiuments containing the request Iron the Bftlish government and would like to ascertain whether for eftbty-pound steel or not. The Csnadlaa administraden, he con- clniied. was ior the foverameni ot Canada and not lor the government ol Great Britain.or France. Sir Thomis White did not think anyone would believe the "preposter- ous" contention ol the lor Edmonton to the effect that the gov- ernment had not Been actuated by desire to help the allies In this Irani- action but that it had wilfully set about to ruin a railway enterprise of the late government. Heavy raits were needed at the front to bring Tip the big guns. The railway commission had been applied to as a non-partisan tribunal to advise where the rails should come from and Its advice had been followed. The minister admitted that near the seaboard sixty, pound rails and eighty-pound be joined because special fisb'-plate's could be supplied. Near the line, however, standard fish-plate! were re- -quired. Therefore, when thexnfst rails were taken, from the'National Transcontinental5 it. was necessary-to the same rails from the Grand Trunk "Pacific; Referring to the reque'st'Ot-the'British :go'vtrn- lenl, Ihe minister did not-thlnk that il r. Oliver insist upon the tab- ling of a secret document by whici in- formation mtgbt''be given to the ene- In any case he questioned the tfeni under cor.sfderatlon. Mr. Oliver: "The security has' deter- iorated-by 'the removal .of a hundred raila." Sir Thomas White: "Triey will be replaced." Hon. Frank "They have Mr. .Oliver: "My Infonnatian :U that they have replaced that there is a difference in- the haal afce capacity of the road-of five cars per. i Mr..Cochrane: Is not true. Tha n a statement- of yours, not a fact." Mr. Oliver contended that the state to the effect tha Information >.might be giren to th It the. reqoeat of the British government were tabled, wa< absurd. The.Item was pasted and the cora- tnnied, to .consideration of a thousand dotiars for. the 'OaUerr of Canada. Sir Tho- MM White said that hefcre the war the jote was llOO.fa) and It had been reduced Jo eight thoiiand dollars. The prese'nt additional Tote ,would make ft On. n'ni-vote'of'flH.OM for. new buildings on the Urosse" Isle tine r Mr. Pngsley conv plained that a very large number of items had .been pttt in the supplemen- tary estimates In view of an election. Tbe idea, he said, was to make people believe that a large amount of money was to he. spent throughout the coun- try. cAi'iertlce by a meEsage over his Other coBfrafuH.tlbn.5 have conic to Mr. Slack, of the-Montreal Gazette, presi- dent of the Canadian Press, Limited, wtlch are printed below, exchanged oral a treat; BtKleh of wire, nearly 50te miles lonf, physically uniting Sytoer, Cape Breton, with Victoria, Itiand, including in the cne clrourlT HaUJai. Jloncton, St. John. Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, London, the head 9! the nipeg, the city ol the prairie; Nelson, In the Kootenay and Vancouver. fcdodmg both day and night wires the new association wiil operate nearly11I.MO miles of leased wire, and employing between eighty and ninety eipert telegraphers, in the inter- change of nrffi btfrvstn ail yt- the Premier Borden To E. F. Slack, president, Canadian Press, Inauguration to- day ot a national news press service by the Canadian Press, Limited, re- cords a notable- epoch In Canadian newspaper achievement and the ser vice ilsett to have a vital idfluence in the national life of thl dominion. It shoiili be the means oi bringing into closer touch widely spread communities, make their peopr niore familiar with She ideals and aim of other provinces or districts, assis In bringiDf; mutual understanding t all, and ihus_Bld the growth of a na "tional cbhsciOTienMH ani a truly na tional press of Canadi could have no 'higher purpose am could engage in no nobler work. r'I extend iny 'warmest congratula- (From Our Own CorrfEponilent) C.rdston. Sept. wi general eiodus on Saturday of the -nlmrods." Jh-ery fellow wh" had a gun.was cracking away at the ducks and reports are glowing as In the var- ious bats brought in. For the boys on the farms, too many were engaged in harvesting lo permit ot much hunt ing. The likes and ponds setru to bo well supplied with the swlmmlm birds, but chickens seem scarce, am U Is well tint the season Is closed for them. ;A large parly lett this week tor a trip to the Glacier National Park jus about thirty miles south from thl point Included in the number werf Messrs. Edw. J. Wood, B. J. Wood am Dr. Scott. B. Brown, with Misses Myrtle Wood, Evelyn Barker and Violet Christiansen. The last named te the sister of Mrs. J. Y. Card, who is visiting friends In Canada. Dr. Brown was accompanied by his wife also. The trip was entirely hy saddle and pack horse and the party. Includ- ed live gentlemen and ladles. No other part ot Alberta Is so favorably situated for tnloylng the Waterton Lakes Park or the Glacier 'National Park of .Montana as Is this particular corner. Every year sees more people appreciating nature's chief, beauty spots so ccaveulently Memorial Services. The people of Jlounlaln View have been saddened often of late. funeral of Mrs. Leone rarke held In Cardston on Wednesday last. The deceased was the wife ot Prin. clpal George Parke of the Mountain View school and was beloved by ill -who knew her. On Sunday afternoon the service's were held in honor o Sibley, who enlisted at Jit. View In the 13th O. M. R. and who was recently killed, July 21st, by a shrap nel shell's explosion somewhere in France. The youns man was endeared_to al of the .Mt. View people by his hopp. disposition and his sterling character Appropriate music and flag decora' FRUII NEOICINE TbusiiJs Owe Heiltt M Streitfh Tr'Fuit-i-tlus" tbo medicine mull from fruit juico liu reliuTcd more cases of Sbmxri, Liirr, BloeJ, KiJiuy tiul SiiH TmMa olhir nttlicme. In met of Rheumatism, Lumbigo, ii the Back, Impute Wood, Xeu- Chronic. Hcacischei, Chronia Coustir.itioa tnd luOiecsliou, "Fruit- ft-tivej" LAS given unusually effective rfsulls. By iU cleinsing, h powen an the eliminating orgtns, "Fruit-m-tivei" tones up iurigor- iiie wholesystem. We. a box, 6 for At ill dealers or tent postpaid by Fruit- a Luutfd. Ot Uwa. ALIEN ENEMIES three priiu'li'ul Ihe disfram-hlsemeul of Uoruuui and Austrian boru who have ttteii natural- ly in moro re- :iu-bora sous out voting it will be to tho wives Itctl in Canada, uartlcuhi cent Tlitlr Cauai" would net bo debarred qua lined. Another lo extend tiie franchise Ottawa. Scpl. 4.-A Mil entitled !ar act" appears on t order paper of tho house of commons In Ihe name ol Sir llobert Uorden. and will be proceeded with Wednesday. This is ihe lllto given the measuro _ Jtter known the Federal franchise. It is. practically speaking, the only remaining piece of the session pro- gram In the commons and were it ol a non-coutroverBlsl character tho ses- sion would coucludo in short order. As far as can bo learned the bUl is likely to.be tuoro contentious than other- wise, nnd unless changed trom its pre- sent form, the act seems likely to give rise.to opposition. It Is understood that II will have aud relatives ot soldier and a third provision to eliminate- "u HID. YOU-, tho "cfluscentlous obje ora" to mill service. As tho Illlo ot Ihe act implies, there Is to bo a war lime frauchtso for a war tirap elocilon. The essential Is- sue of tho campagn will be tho war Aud the underlying principle by Iho (jovernmoui Is to extend thi iicltiso lo soldiers and their femali relatives but to'deny to n uueuites the right lu war tlnio U vote on Heretofore in federal elections pro vlndal llsta have been used. The new act will Dominion Usls p Ou Tlii act lu whatever form U Is passed v apply (o elocllom tlurlug wai llrae, U la not designed to ho a per uiancnt affair either In regard lo en largeaieuta or restrict ion" ot tho (ran chlse. The was with ortb as splendid tribute to hi soldier and a man pai Uis commanding Major H Brown, with eulogies from Messrs, Williams, Win. HeDderson, Bp. arrish and Edwin Sullivan, made up service that will never be forgotten, 'ho deceased hat: a brother, Bert jibloy, on the Mclntyre Lease. His arents arc both in England. The last Iwo days has been threat- nlng storms, but little moisture has alien, it is cloudy and cold however. Following Thursday's raiu there was owe frost on Friday night. At some loiiits the damage IK thought to he slight, for instance at Hill Spring inquiry by telephone brought the re- ply that even the beans and tomatoes were not killed. At several points, however, the potato vines were killed and there uiby be some damage1 to ihe late grain hut the earlier cereals are so far advanced that there is little danger of their being harmed. Talcing the district through 40 to iO per cent, of the wheat is In the stook and most of the bartey, while oats are cut only in a few instances. THE CANADIAN BANK. OF COMMERCE SR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O..U-D., H V. F. JOSSES. Ail'i Ctn'L iSR JOHN 5V.C.BROWN. Sup'l of Wetttm Brvxhu CAPlTAlPAlDliP.y5.000.000 i REsayEFUNO. EACH DOLLAR SPENT ON NCHST-ESSENTIALS WEAKENS THE EMPIRE'S GREAT CAUSE. Place your surplus earnings in our Savings De- partment where they will earn interest at the rate of 3% per annum. 11W Lethbridge Branch-- R. T. Brymner, Mgr< THE GARDEN NEEDS HIM Mrs. did your hus- band register Ihe other day? .v.rt. yes; he reg islered all right, but he had a good reason for exemption. "What Is "Oh, his Stales- THRESHING OUTFIT FOR SALE 25 H.P. TRACTION ENGINE IN GOOD SAWYER AND JKASSEY SEPARATOR WITH BELTINS, 32 INCH CYLINDER. WILL BE SOLO ON GOOD TERMS. APPLY TO J. A. SMITH SALE AND FEED BARN, LETHBRIDGE lions.- to the who made possible 'the Canadian. They have my si newest good wishes for the luccess and extension of the national press service; (Sfgiied) R.b.EORDEN. Gein to hknaie. Sold by all 1 Giman and General MAGKATH