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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTIlBRUKUi HERALD 1JRIDAY, APKIL 4, Wi) tLbe posts to point Ihe way tar Saulonl Fleming across (he West in 1STI when he the rcute the line o( y AKD WEEKLY r. ,M PublMMr. t THI HCRALD PRINT- he proposed Canadian Pacific Rail- way; Ami where were the resources of the Wast "lien tlie Dominion tlov- in 1SS2. netiied mort' funds 10 carry Ibc Canadian line oa- West from Winnipeg: "U mainly bankers and OPPOSE FASI IE Local Member May Secure Bet- ter Mail Service To That Point Torrance Busintu Manag Director I iaces that supplied the funds for the f (From our Ovi developraeut of individual agricultural FOKEMOST, April 2.-Imagiiw the and business enterprise la the West you withe n coming TELEPHONES Office Mrtarial Audit Bureau of Circulation! alter the general movement towards declared and to be 12SZ settlement beean with the comijletiou j ror ino (irsi time that the world was in Hie grip cf the greatest war rt all history; and then >'6u can im- agine the surprise of llio people ot this district, who. only get a peep at what is in worli) once a weckl when coming down to business iof Ihe Canadian Pacific in 1SS5. It our financial system has failed to supply the West with all the money that was j needed oil the time, it at least sup- i plied some oC toe money some of the i time mid the ehirge that this same fin- on Monday morning to be told that they were an hour late, have been EUSnORREMOST Busy Will Limked Up Far Motor Traffic p 1A 1CKED UP IN ASSING FOB TBC BUSY MAN DaUr, 1. WMkly, by per year to U.S..3-.UV hare beep al times, but il was never totally inadequate, nor was j il ever iu any sense of the Uclet of o! subscriptions ap- pear lally on address label- Accept- ance of papers after expiration date U auljiority to continue the ir.-Iptloa. HOUSING PROBLEM IN LETHBR1DGE The house problem iu the city calls for Immediate attention and some plan of action to relieve the present acute 1 situation. For reasons that are no estimated, the Provin- cial Government is averse to Borrow- ing the nionoyiclfered by the Domin- N'G ene argues that our banking sys- tem is .perfect.' Its action may some- times be considered arbitrary. A-vin- dication of the same even by one, such as may b'l con.sid: ered biassed in favor of the banks, may aUord some home truths 'Worthy i of consideration. It is said (hat iu air unpublished volume.of- Bismarck's. Reminiscences he declared that Wilhelm 11., as. he lonXiorer.-iment for a housing scheme. lhen was> kjtfered from incipient in- This being so it remains for the Pro- vincial Government to be approached in the aiatter as to what steps it in- tends jf tbo clock, the railways will seek :o bring the government to think their ivaj- as we have beard of them doing in the case of towns a'nd people'. The Keueral opinion ot tha people is against the change. 5lrs. A. W. Bird of llirdEholnl. ft in Lethbridge to be near her daughter, who is undergoing an operation iu the hospital. Miss Fraser of tbe.lfnionjlanl; staff received word that Her brother was very seriously, ill- }Uss Fraser lell immediately for her" home in' Keewa- tin. Ont. Mr.. U son of Mr. -A. .B. Wiltse, who has been about a-year In France and lately received his. dis- charge from the army; has returned to Dr. W. A. well known Quebec. Tbe'present situation does hurt IJiUriiluaHy' in the case of-lhoa4' who are unable to get houses, it ma- terially hurts the prosperity'and de-' ot the city. As such, it is pressing situation demands ihefprewir-E attention of cily ronpcil to at it, and en deavor U> formulate plans of its own, or fcrce action on the governmental autbontles Jl possible tor the city to obtain moots'1 direct from tbe Federal CcnrniMBf Woal'l the Provinnal Gowninent any objection to tail? These are Matters which mighi dciated It be consiacrcu Sw. wise for Hu 'city directly to engage in a hous- In that the same trouble may the -instalment paymenl bv .the of Ite hoases a have occurred in the accumulation o tatarreara. There is ao reason ever, why the sentimental should en }er into the proposition and ihi hoBslnc 'scheme; If-the city undertool not be treated in its policy ss a purel> one this are "surely other schemes which can' be brought'intd operation to meet the case "The situation created by the lack a! anlty. Bismarck -.vas a far seeing tan. That incipient insanity dev'elop- d and greV into-homicidal mania in M) Bad toe 'years atler. In tfie'meniio'rf'of the form'alion of militia unit for the province by Gentral'Jfi-Dodald, Calgary, on and Medicine Hal were mentioned is stations. Why was not mentioned? if the of theTallHIa came ibtb being the" claims', of'.Leth- bridge as an be kept in mind. (Frou: Our Own SKlt'F. April see Skiff on Tuesday one would almost think It was a larse-lown, everyone was so busy. understand that Skiff to llurB a tools and other things are on the track at jresent. We ore slad to a blacksmith locate here for that is thing that Skiff was badly in need of. We would now like to see a restaur- ant and boarding-house here, lAt pres- ent Mrs. Cousins is boarding Mr. Stel- ton, son and hired man, also trying to accommodate1 all stragglers and there are quite a number now that soring is' si near. Sunday last there were seven hungry-men looking for a square meal after a long Journey in their cars, which is certainly a good appetizer, and a good many of these people would go hungry if Mrs. Cousins refused them a bite. .jj The gophers are very thick in this part of the country on account. ot the country not. being farmed much yet and of course not much poison being used. C. T. Cousins has received vrord that the road from Stirling ;o Fore- most is to be graded. 'This ivlll make motoring considerably more pleasant. There sterns to be something s'eri- ously u-ronr Tho _Skitf Over J60.WO will be spent this year in improvujj York county Seeding In Manitoba -will tie almost three weeks later than last year. in saveral points iu Nova Scotia. General who recently visited Canada, arrived back in'Paris. WUliani Taylor M Owen Sound elected the Associated Uoards of Trade of Ontario. York and Peel Milk Producers' Association set the summer price ilk'at eight-gallon caa. The Victoria Cross was presented to Dr. James Algle, father ot the winner, W. b. Algle, killed in battle. 'Janios P. Deljney. a reteran mariner of the Great died at his home in St Catnarmes. clliiens will with the Chamber ct Commerce m the new Community yrogram. quarantine against Skafway on account of influenza has been estab- lisliecl' by the Oovernor of Alaska. TO HOMC- SELECTION. dutiactioii in Pianoc a not, fevday, a natter of selection. To bring harmony, delight, and satisfaction into yew hone, it u nnrtnij. to make your aeUctioo aa attMf plMit of tnvUcace. experience. For that rcacea, A Ruck Gccatcct llaaicat witk ill cidaaiyc t, reliable iff" uniform courtesy aad yoor iupectioa to look, to itudy, to pcoit, and to buy. Coax if jca caa cr aay other tnw Let u czpUin oor FACTORY TO BOMB plaX taat JOB the middJtman'l Toa'n. BALMORAL BLOCK, FIFTH ST. LETHBRIDGE.' TWENTY BRANCH STORES I One result ot the C. P. Rj and the Post Office clock not agreeing is the amount .of profanity to be heard round tbe hotels where fast time Is adopted, visitors find they are tod late for breakfast. There's work here for floral Reform League to minimize the use' of bad the: clocks to run together. town and intends to begin farming op-1 Mercantile have had a car ot flour on erations here with his brothers and Urban.' U has-been asked; why a: Solomon was not living now'.' because "we or- dinarij creatures-were-uuahlfe to. iin- der'Eland why the C.P.R..was running on fast time when-the train' yras al- late on slow time. 4 -Mr. Art Kertzweg and wife returned to town last reek Mr and. Mrs Kertzweg, who have in Lethbridge during .the winter, intend to live in town for the summer. :5Ir. Carlson of Hosebud, has been visiting with Mr and Mrs T M. Westbrock ilunng the past Mr. A. Peterson, a director of U.'F. A. addressed a'me'eting of farm- ers In the hall on Tuesday. A local was organized with Mr. Chnd Count Hoensbroech, described as a "notorious Hohenzollem Old Ganss- ter." in a book entiiled "Abdication and night" of >Wjlllam the Second" condemned the. ex-Kaiser as "tbe 'of Germany." Confessing himself aL Monarchist and Hohenzol- lern idolator says, "The rotten branch on the Hohenzollern tree mast be broken off so that' the tree may once 'more bloom, and flour- ish. William the Second is superii- houses cannot be dallied will It is, dol> rrivoious, vain, and autocratic; a not-a tine to sit with folded arras anil of ponip; proud of his money; 16 say, nothing can be done. Some- Serionsnes5; a petty worahlp- Inmg should be at any rate, attempted to be done. jl VIEW OF THE SYSTEM In the fact that, there has been Vonielbiris raid hi the west in favor of banking system as sgsinVt the Canadian, the following de- fence Of the.CanaifUn in the meetlnc of the objection so often thai the. Canadian bankers are not giving Ihe desired financial assistance in borrowers who can be trusted, may tie inforaative and Interesting. This phase of Ihe question is dwell on in ar, article in Ibb ''Home' Bank Month- ]y" In of loans anything in the jvay of lim! talton is thus "The reason''f6r (his curtailment Is explained" very simple calcula- tion, in 'arithmetic. .Take a charterel g a patd-up capllal of five per of his petty self; rahlp- rithout one trait of greatness, a poseur, an actor, and worst of all for a ruler, a coward into the bargain." The count has drawn a faithful portraiture, but it has taken him over four years to become bold to. Klgti and 'Mr. Calhoun as temporar> officers. There is no .reason why a strong li-.F.A. local could not be or ganlzed here if tne farmers wonld gel together. It would enhance their busi social lite and rea community tpint. Folton, who formeriv n sfdea-'U this of ley, is in town renewing acquaintanc eg. "Mr. Frank Hillis ol is a visitor'in Iowa for a day or two. Mr. J. Jt. Green left on Tuesday morning for Calgary.- '.Mr. Green ha not been feeling well Jately_and deck ed to spend a week or.two in Calgarj 'Harry Crowley 'returned Tuesday's train after spending aj cou pie of weeks visiting at the coast. Mr. Chas. Walker of Birdsholn who has spent the winter in Let'n bridge, returned home on Tuesday Irain. Mr, Britten Wright returned horn on Tuesday's train after spending' couple of weeks visillng at yarloi poials on the coast- Butter, Mail Service The following letter has been i ceived and speaks for'itsel': Dear Mr. Since writing you. recently I ha heard from tho Postmasl General that he has instructed the 1 specter at Calgary to' report as Jo the e road from Medicine Hat since'the rat in .March and it hasn't ar- ved yet. The Cituens' Lumber Com- my hare also had two or three cars lumber on the road from Crow's est for over two weeks and of has arrived here yet. are Beginning to think these are Uthbridge or side-tracked, here else. It seems strange that the P. H., won't- put on anolher train nd keep the freight all moving. Even le lasl special 'sent down had to iave two cars of seed wheal at Stir- Mr. E.'J. Skelton, who owns aome t'nd here, shipped. b a carload of ettier's effects froih'TValkerton, On arfo. As he arrived in Lethbridge oo late to make 'connections with his train, he drove his horses acroa ountry. He owns some thoroughbred dries and they look.what they are represented to be Mr Skelton s son, who hu a tars lenr Foremast came Before his father md started ro build a barn The barn s nearly completed and they have be gun work'on their house..r As .this is oly half a mile from Skiff, it Is going 6 make quite an adG'ed imprqvemen' o the place. the train pulled In some new aces were seen. Among Ihe new comers were Mr. who owns ome land north of Skiff. ..Mr. went away las.t fall as soon as.tt be came too dryjio do any more break ing. There were also two more men for the Grilman ranch. They are'from H Is reiwrUjd Ihat a Chicago com- pany is considering the oC the zinc depoeHs in Albermarle. Albert Tombs, a relumed man, was appointed night '.con stable of Dundas, at a salary of per year. The British Gorernmenl U to in- clude In 'its claim for indemnity the coat of fhe new Hydro pipe line at Niagara Falls. The first detachment of railroad troopB, for work ob the Munoan rafiway, has arrived on the Mormaa Sodbury Uberals want W. H. Moore, onaer secretary ol the Ontario Leci' be thetr candidate for the Ontario Legislature. r. .B.A., .B.D., ol nee, has befen appointed fielii secretary of Sunday Mboolt tested tAe dismlfiBal of a Souttti African veteran, R Spackman, position was EiTen to an alien, Enodi Stefinink. reeve oC pality ot LoolM, Man., had a refractory. heifer last bruised. and Retina Gommanity eague of Nations plan are Republic- ana. lo ike "of.'party n which th'e Independent possibility of making a'rrangeinejtys for- a supplemeniary by.-stage to Foremost. i Yours Buchanan. H. Stinson of the WlkU Horae district, returned home' on" Tuesday's train after Rpending the past three months In B. C. uui.ni. million Collars, pperAtin; one hundred branches under the direction of one hundred local managers, acting inda- of each'ether in mtereats of their'CUAtcmefa and thG Institution they If each manager siibuld lend nul one thousand lolltrs each week for oni year, to the yjaf fba banX inrald find iis.entire capftaj convtrtec "from a reliable.and ready form ol pet into f- quantity of bilfs from, i grateful clientele of'.varying of financial responsibilEty, being accordingly rncai of more or less uncertainty'.. 1ft 'o iu hntnedlate realizable value. Of would be Impoi- n1es> all the loans were made lafii eflial tera of one year. further takes up (he cartels to 'show thai the brinks are not piilly of of faith In the vest. He writer-. was Ihe genos In when tbe early Confederated Prof Tot Ontarb, Qwbec, Nova SfotU. New Brunswick undertook (he .VnHliAVe.it Territories few Delndctals cannot essen. "I.t -niay. b? ..Republicans are1 sincerely'convinced that" th.e Knit- eJ SiattA ehouiil nol endorse Ilio U-ii- giie that.the political char- acter oi i heir course Is only Inciden- tal., But'if; ll.at course Js not; Influ- enced by It .UljdQubl- edly puraws a national fistiness and narrowness. the-new'American Con- gress may flo. It cannot'be believed by detached observers .that any NEW YOilK, April for a world-wide lelephone system arc being considered 'by itic Electrl Company, according, 16 a fliatcmcn by F. W. Alexanderaon, consult ing engineer' df the- tompany, in a address hern today Amev' can Institute of Engineers. rMf. AlexBhiieraoh'rteclareil'tliat two de.rlces; Invented by bridge receiver fernl-tne itarrage' woi'iW IblrcSJBctiOn of such a s'ystern. so tJurbtfsiiesi "teals coiilil lie Iransartcrl .hi. raitiaies by jwreorra thousutiiW lie explained that'the tyrieni: con- templated is virtually a the of' onllirary Wisconsin ;and Ihought this country quite a bat they seem made.of tho right kind of grit to stick to the country! Mr. Prouty stated today that h would try and get on the land abou the 2nd or 3rd of April.. "The Gritrr.an ranch have their me busy gelting tlieir engines' othe things In shap.o for work. Mr. Fetters, the school; contractor, came In Tuesiiiy. He'is ready 'to start work on the school, but there as been so much sickness that Ibe ehooj board have not yet been able o set. their car of gravel from Stir- ing. One ot O. A. Borsen's children has been In a crilical condition. The Foref most doctor was summoned and pro- nounced it pneumonia, bnt we are 1 glad to stale ihat the little one is slowly recovering, allboogh not out of danger yet. The doclor afso went out to .the Gritman ranch where 'the oldest girl of Mr. Cummlngs was very. ill. Thty are all improving now. The Osbcrne family are slowly re- covering. They have beeu quite ill with Ihe 'flu. Some of the Doukhbbors are notj very well but have not .reported yet, Mr. Con'.et atoppctl at Skiff between'; trains, bringing a gentleman, .him. They were looking at some land thai Mr. Conzet Everyone re- Skiff to ho sotna burg now! Two or three flocks of geese have, ten seen flying over Skiff, a sure OF Nordlund lion of Intelligent .AmerJcatH endorse tie ovpwhtorj, 6r lhal an appeal of I Central offices would.lie established Oiekfitd subtly made by th.TXew York Sun anything but repent- meitL from Ihe best thought In the United States, For our part, We be- Here tbat Mr. Wlson is Justified in decision lo tell the Peace Confer- tne -ATnerican people are overwhelmingly in [avor of Hie league of N'tllont. fron tlcre Company? any or MILLION SALVAGE BILL HALIFAX, N. S., Jprll The am- ount of claim named In the writ issued by the admiralty court here on lit- hal( for awftrfte Bervlcea rendered (lie I'n- lled Jnson ii n all Ihe principal cities.' ign that spring Is htre. Ira lianta and K. C nnkere, of Neb., have entered Into a contract with J. I-. .ynds lo Improve part of their land north of Skilf, '.'1 r'rank AlqulBt, of Mow Istand, stopped here on liis fiat- fit, smith of SWtr. whMh he is getting ready to start work with neil week. ir. Arrlunc Larson, of Itiisscll. Sawyer Hanchinf ias returned to take charge of farm. At BlVIDEO OPINION April A dlvrilond opinion in the ranks of the anti-alco- holic league has arisen the wine and beer license which EDMONTON BULL SALE RCtUL'TS KDMON'TON'.'Alia.. April Ihc. nornlng Ihe bull sale, heh n conjunction with-tlie spring .live stock show, 4< 'hulls ol tho lAbordeen Angus strain bands, the to- tal recelptr, being or an aver age of 1162.95 a piece.' Top price wa broughl by small -bull.. Oommande of Clemens, born in March, _1.918. animal sold K. V. Sedgewlcft, I H. llroinl'ey, A 'price'was secured'hy Sfrjvfr son, Hawlf, who, ioH lem which permits 61 .moileTale Grove D'oniild-to Thomas me o( light beers and wll Ike hett Intercuts of trie referendum is being fnbroHted on April ID. Quebec. The prwMenl ot league, .fndgt- (hnl such llcenaon drjnklng and would enforcement. VIrlor (rfoma, the "Mary i Co, Stpt Saturday, Apr. 5th at 1 All Horses young, in good condition, well broken and carry a three days' guarantee. r Any Farmer any Horses or Cat le, Chickens or Macfemery of any Deacription are at Liberty to bring them to the ;