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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBQIDCtE DAILY IIERALD SYRIAN^ANO ZIONISTS; EXPRESSES APPROVAL Of LEAGUE OF NAIIONS Ijonricii. Sept. 12.~A( Jtancliester today,Premier Lloyd C5eorge received addresses from three deputations representing the Armenian committee of _ Manchester, the Syrian Association of Manchester and the Zionist committee of Manchester, who were introduced by the noted orientalist. Sir .Mark Hvkes?, men and congratn)iiied him in the feats (ifjlie troops of the llritjsh lOni-pire. who dolivoi'ert Mesopotamia and Palestine from the blasting rule of the oppressor. Premier Lloyd Geoige replied as follows: "The spirit and confidoucc which breathes throu.nh your words is I a striking demonstration of the uncon- j querable resolve of your stricken na- The Armenian address greeted; Lloyd George as a great statesman, i tioi\." \s-hose uobilily of heart compelled all' Replying to the Syrians, the prem-freedom-loving people to regard him j iar said: "I am deeply conscious of their own cJiosen leader. The Syr-.the fervent love of country and of ians presented an address on behalf; race which inspires you. It is the of the Arabic-speaking peoples resid- hope and desire of his majesty's gov-jng in Great Britain. They thanked i ernment that the Arabic-apoaking peo-X.io.vd George for his personal interest' pies who have suffered under Turkish jn the future of their fellow-country-J rule, should'ont'e more enjoy the liber- You Will Recommend Our Dental Work to Your Friends ALWAYS' in our practice we have worked on the principle that "a satisfied patient" is otir best form of nd-Vertisenient. So no matter the time and labor inTOlved each and every patient who comes to us receives the best of our skill and attention. Beforehand �we tell you the cost-always moderate-but until we can say "there Is a pibce of .work, well done and satisCactor.v." we do not pronounce our work "complete." So you Avill point with pride to the "bridge" or "plate" we made for you and you will tell your friends where it was made. AlapR from the German peoples' pitiless desire of contiuest. the allies v.-ould at an early date see the downfall of German power. The prenfler's reply to the Zionists was as follows: "It is with feelings of tlie most grateful satisfaction that 1 accept your address. The aspirations which the raitUitudes of your race scattered throughout the world found a natural response in the minds of those responsible for the government of thi.s country, because Ihey are in permanent accord with the sentiments of the principles of Groat Bri-:ain. For League of-Nations. Premier Lloyd George said he was all for a league of nations and that, in fact, a league already had been begun. The British Empire, he said, was a league of free nations and that the allied countries fighting tho battle for international rights were now a ieagtio of nations. "To end all wars," the premier said, "wo must impose a durable peace upon our enemy. The Prussian military pmver must not only be beaten, but Germany herself must know and the German people must know that their rulers have outraged the laws of- humanity and that Prussian strength cannot protect them from punishmenc. Must Be Last War. "This must be the last war,"' Jlr. Lloyd George said. "Don't let us be misled that the establishment of a league of nations without power will in itself secure the world against a catastroplje. A league of nations with Prusiian military power triumphant would be a league of fox and geesi:-one fox and many geese. The j allies would greatly diminish in numbers." The only sure foundation tor a league of nations, the premier said, was! a victory for the allies. Peace must be of a kind, he added, that commends itself to the comiiion sense conscience of the nations. As a whole, it must not be dictated by extreme men on either side. "U'e shall neither accept lor ourselves nor impose on our loes a Brest-Litovsk' treaty." Continuing the premier said. "We cannot allow the Bolsheviki to force upon us a peace so UumiUating to'dis-i BOY INJISIAKE But Prompt Action by Doctor Saved Pincher Creek Lad's Life THURSDAY, SE^TEMBEn^l2^9ia (Special to the llcniltl) Pincher Creek, Sept. 11.-Jlr. and Mrs. Thos. Craig and thoir youngest son had a terrible experience on Tuesday morning, when a desert spoonful of iodine was mistaken for Cascara. Mrs. Craig had the misfortune while driving last week, to be struck in the right eye by a flying grasshopper, which left a very painful injury. After unsuccessfully trying for several days to restore the eye, tho left eye, in sympathy, bec��e affected, which caused Mrs. Craig's health to bccoino very much impaired, and treatment by a ph.vsiciaii necessary. ' On Sunday last the eldest sou be-canie ill, and on Monday night the .vonngest also, both sutfei;ing from stomach derangement. On Tuesday morning about four o'clock Mrs. Craig, intending to give her youngest son cascara, through suffering from the pain in her eyes and her impaired eyesight, made the terrible mistake of giving iodine instead. Fortunately tlie error was at once detected and Dr. John Gillespie hastily summoned, who gave instructions to be carried out immediately and In a remarkably short time arrived itt the Craig ranch and to the aid of the distracted parents. ^On 'Wednesday the little boy �was pronounced "out of danger" and all parties so greatly indisposed "speedily recovering." LOYALiyWINSIN LLINOIS VOTE Medill McCormick Beats Ma5'or Thompson for Republican Nomination Fifty New on Display, and Sale Friday and Saturday Priced at $10 and $20 each This is undoubted!)^ the finest collection of high class hats ever shown in Lethbridge and we cordially invite the women of this city to look through these stocks on Friday and Saturday whether you are wanting to buy or not. We are in a position to offer values, the like of which you will not see elsewhere.-We are introducing this new department and having very little expense in connectioi^with it, are selling our finest models on as close a margin of profit as we sell our staple merchandise. Just one of a kind, all exclusive with this store. Miss Watson in Charge CLARKE & CO. 614 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge - Alberta MINERS PRESENT THEIRSIOE OF CASE IN FERNIE INTERVIEW Chicago. Sept. 12.-Medill McCormick,. Republican, will contest the Illinois senatorship this fall ivith James Hamilton Lewis. Democratic incnm- -___- bent, having been nominated at yester- iwnor"the frag^aiid 'make'"a'repitit"ion j ''a-^-'s primaries by a j)lurality of 62,-of the horrors of this war inevitable, i the basis of available returns, over Mayor William Thompson, of Chicago, and Congressman Edward Foss. W,kh reports from 1979 precincts out of t97'3, outside of Cook county, "(Chi-Edmonton has collected nearly ?30,-lcago), McCormick Jxad a plurality out- \\'heu a satisfactory peace has been secured, we can proceed with a clear conscience, to build up a new world." OCO from ncenso fees this year. mm LIVING ROOM FURNITURE BEDROOM FURNITURE CHIj.DREMtS , DEPT. DRAPERIES AWDEN ROS. 3RD AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 625 DEM * LIBRARY FURNITURE DINING ROOM FURNITURE WINDOW SHADE6 CARPETS LINOLEUM The season for Home Furnishings has arrived, our inimense stock of furniture, carpets, linoleums, curtains, draperies and crockery make your task easy and profitable. Come and look ovev ouv stock and compare our values. LINOLEUMS Another shipment of Scotch Inlaid and Printed Linoleums placed in stock at the old prices.- A large range of patterns to select trojn. Oilcloth, Ijineal yard...................$1.50 Printed Linoleum, lineal yard......$2.25, $2.50 Inlaid Linoleum, lineal yard.............$4.50 LINOLEUM RUGS T)ie utility rug that pays. Lays perfectly flat on the floor and won't tear. A beautiful range of colors and designs suitable for any room. COME AND SEE THEM WE PREPAY FREIGHT Crockery Department A FEW SPECIALS FOR THE WEEK END TO MAKE YOU ACQUAINT YOURSELF WITH THE FACT THAT WE HAVE A CROCKERY DEPARTMENT AND THAT OUR VALUES ARE RIGHT. side of the\ metropolis estimated at '79.000. Mayor Thompson carried the city by 17,000, fewer than one-third of the normal number of voters going to the polls. Former Gov. Richard Yates and William Mason, incumbent, were nominated by the Republicans for congress-men-at-large, although Mason had been opposed because of his alleged attitude toward the war. They will contest the election with M. H. Cleary and W. E. -Williams, Democrats. Another congressional candidate whose opponents attacked his war policy was Fi-ed A. Brltton, but he carried the Xlnth district over Fletcher Dobyns, nearly three to one. Neils Juul, congressman from the Seventh district, Tv'hose official attitiide toward the war had been questioned during the campaign, was nominated by a comparatively small margin over M. A. Miphaelson, a Thompson supporter. Jrinority leader of th% house, James H. Mann, of the Second congressional district, was nominated for re-election without opposition, as was Joe Cannon, of the ISth district. Mr. Cannon is seeking his 22nd term in congress and will be opposed by only one other candidate^ a Socialist. 97-PIECE DINNER SETS, Two only, semi-porcelain, with rose decoration. A beautiful set at an exceptionally low price. Week End oa A a Special ............. JU*UU Another one of "Japanese China, hand painted, gold b?.nd with rose decoration. Good buying at the , regular price of $45.00. Week End ^a aa Special......... ~4U.llU All Wool Blankets A few pairs of this splendid blanket left, size 52 inches by 72 inches. Regular $11.00 pair. While thoy last, O A A pair ...................................................O.UU London, Sept. 12.-Prince Frederick fcharles of Hosee has declared his willingness to receive the crown of Flu-land ,says a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company from Copenhagen today. The prince is now visiting Finland, accompanied by \t strong guard and has engaged in conferences with political leaders In the different citie.s ho has passed through. The Finnish parliament is summoned to meet on Sept. 26 for the election of a king. Prince Frederick Charles is a brother-in-law of Kmperor William, having married the emperor's youngest sister. HOLD TILL END, SAY THE WOMEN Paris, Sept. 12.-The executive committee of the congress -of women of the allies contribtltlne to war work has addressed a message to the women of the allied nations, emphasizing the solidarity of the women co-op�r-ators in war service in the -various countries. The message adds: "The word must be to hold till the end, to remain united behind the armies and to alleviate the burdens of the ..soldiers and comfort them. The courage (Jf th'elPWJh' s way ai us the womeit :show8 u.-it follow to has- ten the hcnir ot^victory," iSvxiiCi to tho Herald) Fernie. Sept. 11.-The Rolgers interview published in the Herald has been the cause of much comment. A call upon President Hunter and Secretary JIartin. of Gladstone Local, brought out the tniners' side of the present deadlock, which is decidedly different from the side presented tJ your reporter by President Rogers. When asked to state in what particular Jfr. Rogers' statements were contrary to tiieir conception of facts, it was clear from thei- answers, that the difference rests upon a very wide basis, and to answer them would take a great deal of care and time. , To begin; they were disposed to treat lightly Mr. Rogers' statement that it would be doubling the danger of death from gas explosions to have twice the number of men working at the same time, as would be the case if the single shift system were to take the place of the present double shifting. That the increase of gas would follow the production of a larger tonnage on one shift, was not' denied by these miners, but they contended that a rest of sixteen hours would conduce to better safety by having the ventilation system clear all parts of the mine diiring the long rest, and that the tendency to settle the'overhead strata, which the result from the decrease in extending the faces where the faces were extended in area, necessary to furnish working places for all the men at the face for only /eight hours, would result in the placing oC but two sets of timber, where, nnder the present sy.stem four sels would have to be placed within the tw�nly-four hours, iu order to keep the root supported as it shpuld be. Not "Work" So Much. In other words, the mine would, not "work" nearly so much when the faces were driven a short distance, as is tlie case where they are being driven much farther during the day and night, shifts, and, consequently, not nearly so much gas would be throT^Ti off in proportion to coal moved. They also pointed out to the press man that it was strange that while Mr. Rogers seemed to shrink from the responsibility of doubling the number of men exposed to death if an explosion should take place when all the miners were in the mine at woik, his company should be willing to take this risk providing the men would agree to having three men in a, room, or would consider a single shift provided a reduction of 714 cents per ton on contract coal would be accepted. The interviewed here undertook to interview the interviewer, and wanted to know what he thought about such a'^roiiosition, but as the pump handle was rigged to work the other, way, no results followed. ^ A Side Light. Another matter developed during the interview which throws a side light on the conditions under which the miners have to work, and that is the fact that in double shitting much dissatisfaction resulted from two sets of men working in tho same room on different shifts. - Two good minors might, be working on one shift and leave their working places in good shape tor the two coming after; these two might prove to bo, and often do turn out I'd be the kind that shifts all things possible upon the ^other fellow, regardless of square dealing. If the single shift was adopted, two men would have the same room and would find their face jtist as they had left it the day before. Stand By Reports. The miners seem disposed to stand by the reports and recommendations of such men as Engineer Rige, government inspectors and mine inspectors, anjl are firm in'their contention tJtJJt these reports justify them in taking the stand they have, and the fejOOO for Salvation Army work, for the "Boys Over There'' and the Children at Home This is the first general appeal onliehalf of the Army. It should be supported. IF YOU GIVE, EVERYBODY^GIVES Fill in blank pledge below and mail today to Mr. R. T. Brymner, treasurer of the fund, Manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, Lethbridge, Alia. THE SALVATION ARMY RED SHIELD CAMPAIGN Date I hereby subscribe the sum of to the Red Shield Campaign Fund. DOLLARS NAME ADDRESS Pa.vmont in full is earnestly requested. If this is not possible it is desirable that pledge be paid in full not later than three months from this date. Subscriber may allocate his subscription as he may elect by ondorsatlon hereon. Make Cheques Payable to Treasurer Red SiTield Campaign Fund, G. B. MacKAY, - Chairman J. R. OLIVER, Secretary R. T. BRYMNER, Treaaurer Help Save the Children 6486 2 5408 ;