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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT ^THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERAEO TUESDAT, SEPTEMBER 17, 191* ___.______L____1 '...IJl-__1_____LIUBSBg- 1ALIST GIVES HIS VIEWS! Saj s He Will Oppose Govt, if i Prussian Diet Does Not j Grant Equal Suffrage r i'.-l>. it ailoutic said. d-vid-thrci- Toronto. Sept. W.-Tho general synod of Hip Church of Knfflarul In Canada imlay appointed n committee consisting of Dcmji Starr, Mr. Justice Hodglns. It. W. Allen nud "'apt. lli>v. Cooiinp to tiriup in rrr'.vr,imondn.t!i>ti I;ik recommendations to the new lain r coticr".--� proved contentious, hut was c.inird. At. nnon. the synod in joint concress was addressed hy Dr. Shearer, secretary of the Social Service Council of Canada. "During the v�  tl to concentrat ireat reforms." h� ;'le suppression of venereal dlst-.\*i\�." A Credit to Soldiers. For the first issue of the soda! spr-rlce nuigaiine. Pr. Shearer ~.iid hi l'.ad secured a statemetv >:' lien. Fot'ae?-. Ingham in repanl to extent .if veil i-real disease auio'ni: the -eUi'.tr-  '!' Canada This -.'.itcnvti'. would ~ive ''anatltans reason t.- in- ;>:-.nnl of the' hoys lu khaki. The .covernnient's action in abolishing race track i;ainhiiiiK is warmly .r ba; aars and saies of work. The establishment of ;onie substl-i-tie for the saloon, to nicer the social needs of th" men in any community, was urped in another resolution and' was carried after dUtussing the results of prohibition iu c..;-i')u-s dist.| ! ids. Right Rev. Djniel Williams. !!>�::. op of Huron, said p.u.iibitiou called for his support as a � iti.'.eu of Canada, and yet he could not agree with it as a Christian incisure. There -,va? a genera! tendency, he "-aid. to have tilings accomplished by legislation and Ai w a s : on The aboU-patronace system welfare work, for ional campaign and r. public -terd.mi. Sept. 1k'eter .1. Troelstra. the Iiuuu Socialist leader, who recently was refused admission to F-uCsnd on the around thai lie had C.erui.i:i sympathies, announces th;it he e.inferred on Friday with 1'reder-Ich l.'ber:. chalrmtui of the Social l'e-moiratic party tn the tierman reich-stag and that t"'ert replied as follow; ;e various iiuest 'ons "1- the deliberations of "he Prussian pp.- h�>�s". a� 1 assuine. will tail to leiid to "cua! suffrage and if the gov-min-nt shou'd not dissolve the diet. �i' should n.iop: an attitude of sharpest opposition to the government. "Ke;rr.rdmp the Hrest-1 .ttovsk treaty. I refer you to llerr Sheidemanti's innlarat ions in his report of the conference with you at The Hague. There certainly is no (juestioii of unconditional adherence to our Stockholm memorandum. "I nave stated that we are ready at an international conference to place otirseb'es on the basts of the neutral memorandum. That is to say, we make this memorandum our own except as regards the question of Hel-.c:u:r, an,I Alsace-Lorraine. KejrardinE l>elt!i;:n. we differ only front the neutral memorandum on the question of compensation. This, however, is a tiii'sU.ui on which an answer mast be madr- ;o reach a compromise by verbal discussion. We must maintain our stamlpoir.' regarjint; Alsace-Lorraine. We ar-' ready to explain that standpoint wio'ti the point is debated.' M Tioi-lstrn expresses the view that the replies of E'ocrt form a basis for Soc.'.i:!-' peace negotiations. GILLETTS LYE CLEANS-DISINFECTS-USED FOR] SOFTENING WATER-FOR MAKING HARD AND SOFT SOAP-'FULL DIRECTIONS WITH EACH CAN. T Ask Executive to Draw Up Pro-grant of Declarations of Principles HUGE BUDGET. Washington. Sept. 17.--Congress was asked by the war department today to provide $7,347,. OOO.OOO, in addition to previous estimates for carrying out the en-� larged American program for the coming year. DOLL GETS TWO YEARS j i'alparv. Sept 17- Worry over th" j loss of his business is jjiven by the j fr-'ereis of I.. 11. Doll for the state of t-iiiid which led to his action in rats-j a cheque from >! to si."mi and re-] suited in his being sentenced to two I ye:;rs with hard labor at yesterday's s'l-sjoQ ,,f th- police court. not persuasion. This might result, in a very preat tyranny and people should he canfv.l not to push the tendency too far PILLS Good blood mrJces firm tissue, strong nerves, steady eyes and clear brain. Keep your blood pure and lujl of healthy, red corpuscles, and your liver active, by using Beechatn's Pills, which remove poisonous matters from the system, assist the stomach to assimilate its food, and the food to nourish the body. A world-famous nehiedy to stnagthtn the vital organs and help to Make Pure Blood 4 Ready Mixed Paint I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gallon packages. COfaOftS QRCIN, ILATE, OBEY, CREAM AND WHITE ** To clear I am offering it at reduced prices, tbue Paibt Regdar $4.25. Sale Price $3.75 gallon. Barn Red. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. Shingle Stain. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. White Lead. Regular $24.00 per 100 lbs. Sale Price, $20.00. SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR QUANTITIES. ARTHUR HAYR P. O. BOX 276 OFFICE 416 FOURTH AVE, S. MAIL YOUB ORDER TODAY, C.O.D. Quebec. Que., Sept. 17.-The Trades Mid Labor Congress this morning decided to uuthorlre thi- executive eoun-' il to draft a liianlfeMo with a declaration of principle* for a program of reconstruction after the war as an instruction to the workers of Canada, governing their actions in their endeavor to establish th"]:- social and ei-onon.'ic (juestioiw The debate on the question was sometimes he.ued. the radicals he'.ng made to feel that their wishes were not lining respected by the executive A motion was submitted by .1. M. Bruce of Toronto, which ashed that a committee lie appointed to approve the documents. He pointed out summary action had been taken in the 1'nited States. Great Britain and France. Secretary-Treasurer Draper moved in an amendment that the matter he left in the hands of the incoming executive council. The speakers for the faction in the congress which did not favor leaving the matter entirely in the hands of the council were Muluiel Bnhay. Montreal, and Joseph Taylor. Victoria. The latter moved for a referendum on the manifesto before it �as accepted as a po!ic> of the congress. The congress gave Mr. Draper's amendment a large audience. After the vote had been taken, Delegate Wheatley, Uankhead. Alta., asked thai the union he represented at the framing of the manifesto. Hu^'n Stevenson. Toronto, contended the council would be elected hy the trade unionists in the convention ami not by a "bunch of Ueds and I. \\\ W.'s" Mr. AVheatley replied indignantly: "j am the representative here of I'.Omi union men." Secrstary's Report P. M. Draper presented his annual report as secretary-treasurer of the congress. It showed the receipts to have been .>iS.40r>. expenditures $14,-J4-\ and balance in bank $21,000. Th* membership is now UT.V.iS, an increase of e3.SU. The report also indicated the steady growth of union-Ism among police forces in Canada as well as municipal employees. Police forces unionized and affiliated with the congress lately were Montreal, Windsor and Hamilton. Friends of President Walters awaited word of him from Ottawa as to the action to be taken there by the local on his credentials. A search of the constitution of the congress revealed the fact that Mr. Watters can sit in convention until a sticeossor is appointed, but to ho eligible for reelection, must bfi properly credited. St. Johns. Que., Kept. !7.-*Af the reopening here this morning of the Investigation Into alleged irregularit-j ies by soldiers stationed iu local bur-; racks at the last Dominion elections. Major Iiiiringp, of the militia department. Otto.vn, wits called to produce documentary evidence as to the residence of officers and men who wuro in St. John's barracks at the time of the last federal election. To sttVrten the [ roeess of Investigating the ad dresses Aiine Geot'frion. K.C., for the crown, produced a list prosentod in parliament last session iu reply to n (|ties(ion by a private member. This list contained the Canadian addresses of all (he St. John's officers. These: the witness verified from his papers.; Tho addresses ran from Halifax to! Vancouver. v,-jth the larger number j from Ottawa. ' I.ient.Col. Melville, who gave hlsj residence as Carlton County, N.U., v.r.s then called. He said he hud heeni officer commanding tho engineers' training dopot at St. Johns since February T. lOlti: Mr. Groffrion: "Did you vote at tho last federal election?" After heated discussion ns to whether he should reply, the witness said he thought he voted at the election. "Did you mark a ballot or not?'' "You* have the ballot there, prove it." His lordship: "We do not care how you voted " . The witness then made a long statement to the en'cit that he had not been sworn in by the deputy returning officer and had not sworn to the contents of tho ballut envelope. The deputy returning officer was Mr. Cor-hett or Mr. Young. After a lively exchange between examiner and witness, the latter told the judge that h" had given tho answers, as far as he could remember. NO PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE Amsterdam. Sept. 17.--The German government had no previous knowledge of the note Austria-Hungary recently despatched inviting the belligerents to a conference, it is declared in Austro-HungariauGermau circles, according to the Virrias newspapers. The Same Fine Tailoring As Before The War Fortunate for you, who like well cut and well tailored clothes, that Fit-Reform, built up their organization around men whose skill comes from years of experience. These experts, who have grown up with Fit-Reform and kept abreast of every Fit-Reform advance, are upholding the Fit-Reform standard of tailoring and main* taining the Fit-Reform guarantee of quality. So-when you choose a FihReform Suit or Overcoat you have the pleasant satisfaction of knowing that the intimate workmanship on which wear-and shapeliness depend, is the same dependable tailoring that you have always associated with Fit-Reform. Keio: McKELVIE & McGUIRE LETH BRIDGE AN INTERALLIED London, Sept. 17.-The fourth interallied Labor and Socialist conference since the beginning of the war opened at London today with representatives of Great Britain, the United Stater/, France, Italy, Belgium and Greece; in aitBiidaneo. A speech by Snmuel Gompers on the views of American labor was awaited with great Interest. It is reported that A. F. Kerensky, former Hussion premier, might attend, but the opinion was expressed that he would probably not reeoive recognition as a regular delegate. GIVE! WANTS ROYALTY /' ' -N A Prosperous City $50,000,000 worth of Grain and other field pro-|^ ducts pass annually through the City of Lethbridge. Mr. Farmer, are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come? Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly drawn. The British Canadian Trust Co. EXKCUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, ETC. HEAD OFFICE; 31ft FIFTH 8THEET 8. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 1843 Ottawa, Sept. 17.-Dr. Alfred Thompson, member of the Yukon, who in In the capital, slated today that It is his intention to ask parliament at its next session, a3 a war measure, to remove tho royalty on gold produced In the Yukon. This can ba done hy passing Hie nece�sarv amendments to the Yukon placer mining act. i;r. Thompson considers that this would bo in the best interests of tho allies and the suggestion which has been made In somo quarters that, bonuses should be glTen to encourage gold miniiih'. KEMP IN OTTAWA Ottawa, Sept. 17.-Sir Edward Kemp arrived In Ottawa today. He was In confer***? with the prime WONT you help make it possible for all the boys to be inside? YOU-EVERYBODY-can give something. Put your fighting dollars behind our fighting lads. Give them your loyal support, the help, comfort, care and consolation you would want if you were there. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO DISTINCTION OF RACE OR CREED ALL SOLDIERS ARE ADMINISTERED TO ALIKE $500,000.00 is needed quickly to keep pace with the wantsof our boys who are wearing down civilization's most savage and "bloodthirsty* enemy. The increasing demand for more huts and supplies is great-far greater than our finances at present_can maintain. So^won't YOU help us "carry on" this angelic work? "Stand behind the boys behind our guns? GIVE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN Army Hut App��l 4838 05 ;