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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21,'1918 Tiffi tKTHBfTffi'i&E DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN E City Doing Well-Warner District Gives Twice the Sum 1 Allotted To It The Knights of (polumbua are making good progroB.s with their drive for funds for their soldiers' huts at the front. This district has dono very well. The drive will close Monday ov-oning, so far as ..the city is concerned, hut will continue) for a week moro in the (wintry districts. One of the host points to bo heard from was Warner, which turned in over ?1000, or over twice as much as their allotment. The eomniltteo are particularly pleased over this. This drive has been endorsed by all tho great military leaders,' and by officials Id every country of tho allies. One of those who endorses tho movement Is J. M. Comyn-Ching, military secretary of tho Y.M.C.A., who says that the need for the K. of C. huts in France is so pressing that there is no danger of their ovor-lapping with other work of a similar nature. , The Great War Veterans have also endorsed the drive, as has already been shown in the Herald. Veterans stato that the Knights of Columbus huts bring groat comfort to the soldiers, and testify- to the wonderful cooperation between these and those of tho Y.M.C.A. TURK CONVICTED T AH Get Sentences of Three Months on Charges of Theft Josephus C. S. Blackburn, formerly TI. S. senator from Kentucky, has died at the age of 79, Mr. Jlouglas Robinson, realty expert, and brother-in-law of Theodore Roosevelt, also died. now Y'< For Constipation Carter's Little Liver Pills will set you right over night. Purely Vegetable Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price Carter's Iron Pills Will restore color to the faces of those who lack Iron in the blood, as most pale-faced people do. Three convictions were obtained In supreme court yesterday," court adjourning yesterday afternoon over the week-end. Throo^-paies are still to come before Mr.ytjj'stlce Walsh. White Bull, an Indian from the Blood reserve, was sentenced to three months in jail for stealing a horso from Indian Agent Dllworth. It appears that he and. 1 Standing Alone, who'was also sentenced.on the samo charge, having '' plpad�a'': guilty, were together on the dqaj',J/^yhite Bull induced Standing AlQpe ,tp. sign tho bill of sale for tho horse' to a Mrs. Smith, who was to trade ,lier horse and pay cash to boot. White Bull later Inform-, ed on Standing Alone, but after the ovldenco yesterday Justice held both men equally guilty. John Prultt, of Grassy Lake, was sentenced to three montliB for the theft of a heifer from D. Kamlitz. The Ifelfer strayed onto Pruitt's place,.and ho kopt it. Later ho got John Porter to sign a bill under false- pretences. No charge was proceedod with against Porter. Boychuck, an Austrian from Retlaw, was sentenced to three months for theft of goods from a peddlar. MINT ON THE RED SHIELD The following statement has been issued by the committee of business men which handled the Red Shield campaign last week: The business men's committee desire to thank all those VTho assisted in this campaign, and hereby acknowledge the substantial contribution made to this fund by the citizens: r Sept. 21, pledges received .'. $3,663.93 Cash paid ......,.......... 3,275.68 (C'JNTINUKD FJtOM FRONT PaOI) Balance to be paid ....... $ 38S:25 The above balance will be collected uy the Salvation Army Officers. Geo. B. Mackay, Chairman, R. S. Bryniner, Treasurer. J. Russell Oliver, Secretary. JURY COULDN'T AGREE. .__v " Newark, N.J., Sept. 21-After six hours' deliberation, tho jury hearing the case of Theodore Benedict "and Edwin S. Preits and William von Katzler, kformer publishers and managing editor of ,the New Jersey Friei Zditung, charged with conspiracy under the espi< nage act, informed the judge In the federal court here tonight that it was unable to agree. gradually tlyy crowd out the wnito settler and ho Is forcod to aell "to them. The tlmo to deal with' this menace Is right now. It is no good for tho government to wait to handle ifcf because the longer the waiting the moro strength they are obtaining. Thero should bo only one system UU: der oho flag, especially at times like these. Should Serve. This speaktr was followed by Mr. J. W. McDonald, who Bald if the Meh-nonitos wanted to stay in Canada they would have to come under the Military Service Act. He rather emphasized the point that it was not a case of tho Mennonites staying out of the country but living up to- the war methods of this country. If they came here to live they should be* made to fight. If a country is worth living in it is worth fighting for. The Mettr nonltes should be made to bear their fair'and proper burden la this war. Mr. ,T. Matheson then gave a splendid and stirring address. He said he did not agree with the last speaker. He did not think any alien enemy should lie allowed in tne country. The Americans did not want them, no more did Canada (cheers). This land of ours was a land of brave men. In 1877 the H.N.W.M.R, a grand fearless body of men came to this country and brought law and order. Following them were the pioneers of the west. Honest upright men, many of whom are with us tonight. From this splendid stock are the thousands of young westerners who\ arc shedding their blood on the fields of France tonight (applause). These bravo lads arc fighting for tile cause of humanity. Kot only are the men sacrificing, but the women of the west also. Their splendid work speaks for itself. The government must have thought them desirable citizens when they disenfranchised them at the last election. If these people called Mennonites don't believe in fighting, then toll them to keep away from here. We don't want them at any price. Another thing, we don't want people living in bunches. It's not good for them. This fair country of ours is worth fighting for and we don't want any people living a; 1 settling here who still possess the German brute in their make-up. The Hon. Clias. Stewart said at a meeting in Calgary, after his return from the other side that the only wry to treat a German was the same as you would a mad dog. I strongly protest against this province of ours being turned into a lazarette or convalescent home for homeopathic treatment of mad dogs. I have great pleasure in moving the following resolution to the government of Canada: "Whereas, we the people' of the town and district of ilacleod, in the province of Alberta, assembled at a public meeting in the town of Macleod, held under the auspices of the Great War Veterans Association of Macleod and the Great War Next-of-Kin Association of Macleod, this 2.0,th day of September, view with no little alarm the settlement in our midst of a people calling themselves "Mennon-ites," who by virtue of certain existing statutory provisions in that behalf, This tiriei of twelve tests is designed to take the uncertainty tut if tirt-buying. Your Experience / �. rT"1 HE talks which preceded this described many tests by * which to determine the value of tires before you buy them. The subjects discussed in these talks were: Weight Thickness [Traction i Tube-Life Price Tube-Shape Gross-Sections Organization Tube-Fit Experience The Ultimate Test is to Try Michelins. Nothing Proves Micheliri Superiority Like Actual Use. Every lift Vtows Michelin Best Sole Distributors for Alberta Foundry Products Limited, CALGARY' ALBERTA Lethbridge Agents Bijou Motor Parlors Ltd. claim-"Sit- themselves a total exemption -from- all military aervlce. And, whereaa, those same people, while "apparently willing to luxuriate fii all the benefits they derive from British government and protection, are not prepared to give anything in return, but rather persist in fostering among themselves the enemy language ''arid'' customs, on account of which we- believe them to be a serious menace to^all principles which tend to the grtrtvth. of a good and loyal citizenship:': And whereas, there can be no doubt that their'recent invasion of this country was-occasioned by their desiro to ,ev�.de military service in the United States of America, to which, by recent legislation in that country, they had become liable. And whereas, their purchase of large tracts ,6f.valuable land in our immediate vicinity, would threaten to seriously prejudice the rights of soldiers returned and yet to return. And wjiereas, we consider that in so licensingHheh- existence in this country, free anff untrammelled from any responsibility to the Umpire, the government, has acted in a wholly unwarrantable and unjustifiable manner. Now therefore be. it resolved, as follows : (a) That the government be and the same is hereby petitioned to so amend the "Military Service Act 1917" as to bring within its operative scope the said sect of ".Mennonites" and that they he compelled to boar their just share of responsibility to the Empire by contributing to the Expeditionary Force such of their men as are of military af,e and physically fit. And (b) that the teaching of enemy languages and thought be absolutely forbidden in the Mennonite schools which shall in all respects bo made to conform strictly to our laws, and ic) That the Jjominion government take such steps as may be necessary in the premises to prevent the "Mennonites" from acquiring from the government by purchase or otherwise, land at present^, or which may hereafter become vested in the Crown, and that the same so far as is possible be conserved for tho exclusive benefit of soldiers under the terms of "The Soldiers' Land Settlement Act." And (d) That the said sect of "Mennonites" be absolutely prohibited from entering the Dominion of Canada until an enquiry shall be instituted and tho exact status of all "Mennonites" is arrived at. (e) And further that a copy of this resolution be forthwith sent to Sir R. L. Borden, premier of Canada, Hon. J. A. Calder, minister of immigration, Hon. Chas. Stewart, premier of Alber-' ta and H. M. Shaw, M.P. Very Unanimous. Mr. McGowan, who has seen several years' service in the Princess Pats, and who was invalided home from the trenches and is now presi-[dent of tho Great War Veterans, was the seconder of the resolution. He said, "AH we want in this country is Canadians, and 100 per cent at that. These Mennonites were kicked out of Germany,., kicked out of Russia, kicked out of'America, and dumped into Canada. We don't want them. I am speaking now on behalf of the boys over there, boys, who. are sacrificing everything for those at home, but not sacrificing their lives and everything else for the scum of Europe. I know this", the lads over there don't want them, we don't want them, therefore send them back where they belong (cheers). When pur boys are sent back many of them are turned adrift and left to help themselves, while these foreigners are allowed to live In prosperity on tho fat. of tho land and on the best productive land in Alberta." After a hearty discussion the chairman asked all those in favor of the resolution to stand up, and vith one accord every person in the packed hall managed to get on hiH feet. There was not throughout tho whole meeting the slightest sympathy shown to the Mennonites. In fact tho discussion was in trying to make the resolution stronger. ARCHBISHOP IRELAND BETTER St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 21.-Archbishop John Ireland passed a comfortable night and was somewhat itnprovod this afternoon, his physicians announced. They added, however, that his condition 'is still critical. WAS HOAROING SUGAR Saskatoon, Sopt. 21.-F. W. Mob. sop, representative of the Canada Food Hoard, has seized ten tons oi sugar being horded by the Saskatoon Pure Milk company, manufacturers of ice cream. Winnipeg 'Electric Railway Comj pany has agreed to submit to conciliation its side of the case with regard to the recent demands of tho motormen and conductors for an. increase of pay. warns VISUM HEVROLET f CHEVROLET. 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