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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT ^THE. LETHBRIDGE DAILT IIRRAta? tUfiSDAT, SEPTEMBER 17, 1018 ANGLICANSMK GIVES HIS VIEWS Sajs He Will Oppose Govt. Prussian Diet Does Not Grant Equal Suffrage if Toronto, Sept. 17-The general \ eynod of the Church ol England lu Canada today appointed a comnailttee consisting ot Dean Starr, Mr. JiieMce Hodglns, R. W. AUen nad Oapt. Rev. Coorlng to, bring In recommoadations as to the church's best policy toward returned soldiers. Dean Starr, in discussing a motion for the appointment of fiie corapanj', � said that in his opinion the lack of expressed appreciation of the sacrifices made reflected very badly on the church, and government. "We were all outspoken in urging them to talie up this admirable duty, but Tve have not even a 'God Speed' for them when they relingulsh their posts ' fa the arnij-. The men are very bitter about it," he said. The synod appointed Chancellor Da:; Amsterdam. Sept. IT.-Peter .1. Troehtra. the Dutch Socialist leader, who recentlj- was refused admission to England on the ground that ho had German synipathles., announces that he conferred on Friday vrith Freder ich Bberf. chairman ot the Social Democratic party In the German reich stag and that EJbert replied as follows to various questions: "If the deliberationa ot the Prussian upper house, as 1 assume, will fail to lead to equal suffrage and it the gov-ernniftnt should not dissolve the die! we should adopt an attitude of sharp est.opposition to the government - "Regarding the Brest-Utovsk trfea fy, I refer jou to Herr Sheidemann's declarations in his report of the con ference with you at The Hague vidsbn to replace J. G.- Brock on the There certainly is no question ot un executive council, representing Mont-. conditional adherence to our Stock- GILL rdal. A resolution to the effect that a resolution be drawn conveying recom-ni'endfttions to the new labor congress proved contentious, but was carried. ''At noon, the synod In joint congress �was addressed by Dr. Shearer, secretary of the Social Service Council of. Cinada. ^'During the year 191S. it was decided to concentrate attention on three g:rGaC reforms," he said. "The aboli-' tion of the party patronage system InT pQlitical, child welfare work, for which a great educational campaign must, be carried out, and n pu'blic health with particular reference to the suppression of venereal diseases.' * �' A Credit to Soldiers. For the first issue of the social service magazine; Dr. Shearer said he had f secured a statement by Gen. Fother't; injgham in regard to the extent of ven j ereal disease amo'ng the soldiers of, Canada. This statement would give � Canadians reason to be proud of the* boys In khaki. The governments action in abolishing race track gambling is wariuly commended in the report and an appeal-is made upon the members of thfe church to avoid even the appearance; of evil in this connection at baz- aars and sales of work. , .The establishment of some substi-s tute for the saloon, to meet the social needs-of the men iii any community, 'wis urged in another' resolution and was carried after discussing the results of prohibition, in various districts. ; "Right Bev. Iteniel Williams, Bish-.:op of Huron, said prohibition called jior his support aa a citizen of Canada, (and yet he could not agree with it as ja Ctristlau measure. There was a .%enera] tendency, he said, to have 'things accomplished by legislation and holm memorandum. "I have stated that we are ready at an international conference to place ourselves on the basis of the neutral memorandum. .That is to say, we make this memorandum "our own ex-[cept as regards the question of Belgium and Alsace-Lorraine. Regarding Belgium, we differ only from the neu tral memoranduih on the question of compensation. This, -however, is question on which an answer mast be made to reach a compromise by verbal discussion. We must maintain our standpoint regarding AIsac�-I.orraine. We are ready to explain that standpoint when the point is debated." M. Troelstra expresses the view that the replies of Ebert form a basis for Socialist peace negotiations. HUGE BUDGET, Wsshington, Sept. 17.-r-Con-gress was asked by the war department today to provide $7,347.-000,000, In addition to previous estimates for carrying out the en-1 larged American program for the coming year. ooul gets two years Calgary, Sept. 17.-Worry o-ver the loss of his btisiness is given- by the friends of L. H. Doll for. the state of mind -which led to his action in rais ing a cheque from $1 to $1,000 and resulted in his.being sentenced to two years with hard labor at yesterday's session of the police court. not persuation. This "might-result-in a very great tyranny �na;.p*ople should be careful not'to posh-the tendency tob"far. PIU5 , ' Good b]ood niakes finn tisnie, strong - nenrev. steady eyes and dear brwiu Keep yotir blood pure and , full of healthy, red rorpusdes, and your liver acdve; by ming Beechain's Klb, which remove poisonous matters from the sjrstcm, assist the stoniach to assiixiiJatc its. food, and the food to nourish the body. A world-fuMUStc&iedy to stntigthen die vital orgatissmd help to Make Pure inii I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gal-Ion, packages. COhpftS QMCN, SUATE, aREY, CREAM AND WHITE * To clear I am offering it at reduced prices. HMiePdnt Raffdnr $4,25. Sale Price $3.75 gallon. Btrn Red. Regdar $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. Shingle Stain. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gaUon. White Lead. Regular! $24.00 ptr 100 lbs. Sale Price, $20.00. SPECIAL DISCOUNT TOR QUANTITIES. ARTHUR HAYR p. o. BOX sn OFFICE 416 FOURTH AVE, S. mail youb order today, ccd. OfANS-DISINfECTS-USED FOR SOFTENINQ WATER-FOR.HAWNG HARD AND.SOFT SOW>-IBJLL: DIRECTIONS WitH tkOi CAN. 10 DECLARE VIEWS ON RECONSMIN Ask Executive to Draw Up Program of Dedarations of Principles Quebet, Que., Sept. 17.-The Trades and Labor Congress this morning de cided to authorize the executive council to draft a manifesto -vvith a declaration of principles tor a program ot reconstruction after the var as an instruction to tile workers of Canada, governing their actions in their endeavor to establish their social and economic questions. The debate on the question was sometimes heated, the radicals being made to foel that their wishes were not being respected by the executive. A motion was submitted by' J. Ji. Bruce of Toronto, which asked that a committee be appointed to approve the documents. He pointed out summary action had been taken in the United States, Great Britain and France. Sec retary-Treasurer Draper moved in an amendment that the matter be 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 Michael Bnhay, Montreal, and Joseph Taylor, Victoria. The latter moved for a referendum on the manifesto before it was accepted as a policy of the congress. The congress gave Mr. Draper's amendment a large audience. After the vote had been taken, Delegate Wheatley, Bankhead, Alta., asked that the union he represented at the frani' ing of the manifesto. Hugh Stevenson, Toronto, contended the council would he sleeted by the trade unionists in the convention and not by a "bunch, of "Reds and I. W. "W.'s". Mr. Wheatley replied indignantly: "J am the representative here of 9,000 anion men." -'  Secr�tary'� Report P. M. Draper presented his annual report as secretary-treasurer of the congress. It showed the receipts to have been $28,405, expenditures $14,-442, and balance in bank $21,000. Th� membership is now 117,498, an in-creaie of 35,811. The report also indicated the steady growth ot \mion-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 Wa'tters 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 ot the: congress revealed the fact that Mr. Watters can sit in convention until a successor Is appointed, but to be eligible for reelection, must be properly credited. ANlNffiDl- London, Sept. 17.-The fourth interallied Labor and Socialist conference since the beginning ot the war opened at London today with representatives of Great Britain, the United States, France, Italy, Belgium and Greece in attendance. A speech by Samuel Gompers on the views of American labor was awaited with great interest. It is reported that A. F. Kerensky, former ,Russian premier, might attend, but the opinion was expressed that he would probably not receive recognition as' a regular dels-gate. WANTS ROYALTY 1|t I^o^erous City $50,000,000 worth of Grain and other field products pass annually through the City of Lethbridge. J^^^ Farmer; are you putting aside a little for the lean_year$ which w31 come? Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly drawn. .Tlii British Canadian Trust Co. �KCU70R, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSiaNEE, ETC head OFFICeI 31B fifth street 8. lethbridge, ALBERTA PHONE 1843 Ottawa, Sept. 17.-Dr. . Alfred Thompson, member of the Yukon, who is in the capital, stated today that It is his intention to ask parliament at Its next seBBlon, as a war measure, to remove the royalty on- gold produced in. the Yukon. This can be done by pasBlng the necessary amendments to tfie Yukon placer mining act. Dr. Thbmpson considers tlut this would he in the "best intereslg ot the allies and t|ie eu^gestlon/ which hag been made In some qbarterB that, bonniss should be giren to sncouraKa gold mining. kemp in OTTAWA Ottawa, Sept. 17.-Sir Edward Kemp arrived In Ottawa today. Ha - , was in confsnMWS with ths prims St Johns,. Que.. Sept. IT.^At the re-openlng Iblere this morning of the investigation' into alleged irreguiarlt-ie;i by.soldiers stationed in local barracks at the last Dominion 'elections. Major tiurlnge, of the militia dopart-nieut. Ottawa, ,was called to produce documentary evidence ns to the residence of officers and men who were in St. John's barracks at the time ot the last federal election. To sl^rten the process of� investigating itho addresses Aime^.Geoftrion, K.C.for the crown, produceid. n Hat presented in parllamont last session in reply to a question by a private member. This list contained the Canadian addresses of all the St. John's officers. These the witness verified from his papers. The addresses ran from Halifax to Vancouver, with the larger number from Ottawa. Lieut.-Col. Melville, who gave his residence ns Carlton County, N.B., W6S then called. Ho said he had been officer commanding the engineers' training depot at St. Johns since February 7, 1916: Mr. Geoftrion: "Did you vote at the last federal election?" After heated discussion as to whether he should reply, the Witness said he thought he voted at the election. "Did you mark a ballot or not?" "Yom hava the ballot there, prove it." His lordship: "We do not care how you voted."/ The witness t'leu made a long statement to jthe effect that he had not been sworn in by the deputy returning officer and had not sworn to tlie contents of the ballot envelope. The deputy returning officer was Mr. Cor-bett or Mr. Young. After a lively exchange between examiner and witness, tke latter told the judge that he had given the answers, as far as he couid 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-Hungarian-German circles, according to the Vienna newspapers. The Same Fine Tailoring As Before The Fortunate for you, who like w�ll 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 tip with Fit-Reforra 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 Fi(>Reform Suit or Overcoat you have the pleasant satisfaction of knowing that the intimate workmanship-on which wear^and shape* liness depend, is the same dependable, tailoring that you have' always assodated with Fit-lteform. -iceio McKELVIE & McGUIRE ^ ' LETHBRIDGE 268 WON'T you help make it possible for air the boys to Inside? YOU-EVERYBODY-can give something. Put your fighting dollars behind our fighting lads. Give them your loyal support, tfie help, comfort, care and consolation you wduld want if you were there;^ THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO DISTINpriON OF RACE OR CREED Aa SOLDIERS ARE ADMINISTERED TO AUKE $500,000-00 is needed quickly to keep pace with thewantTol our boys who are wearing down civilization's most savage and "bldodthirs|y'* enemy. The increasing demand for more hut$ and supplies is great-* far greater than our finances at present^can maintain. So^wpn't YOU us "carry on" this angelic work? "Stand behind the boys behind our gunsy VE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN ft--;.*. 811 2838 ;