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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, APRIL 8, ALBERTA WOMEN AND ALBERTA LAWS By Llllie Young McKlnney. Any questions aioug iaew Ihios will be welcome. Andres? me in caro ot Tilt Herald. for raising money by way o[ deben- lures shall any effort until received the assent of two- ihlrds of the- uniprletary eliH'iorP ot Ihe uiunlclfsUly rollng and thn approval of (he minister as here- inafter i provided." TrrjnrleruTy elector" means an elec- 'tur'whose uauio uypcave oo'itia vet- era' list as'ihc uivnerjoj' hccessab! REGARDING THE FRANCHISE uolo also thai persons So many letters have reached my asking (or Information to tho franchise, why people could rote and certain others were debarred. that this Issue Trill ba devoted to lint tubjeet As Eoon also aa the Domin- ion bill now pendiDi retch- es me, I shell review that, together vote whether they reside clpal district or cot. In addlUoi io lau.-o in.which1 the election following may by apolyio? havo his' but th.t her bus- or her name placed on the, Sucli Bnd owa [A. syjMcitlon must be ffl.ida Iho tho All three drove flrsl day of November and beforo the over [o vole The'husband and wife U Blven iu the h. Aot ot Thli both voted, but ths molher'e vote the Nalunlliatlon Act, tns 50n alli daughter, 125 ol'.hn Municipal 1who h" >cflrs': Dla'.rlct Act prov'ides Ih'at when a vole Franchise In the cities. and Is a resident of the municipal t bsllenjed then the deputy re'urn- Tho different cities In tha province, trlct. and Tfhoae name does not appear olTlcer- shall "administer to such have each their own charter. Also' elsevrhero on the voters list Either .lcvrf every year a number o( cllUsHhe person themselves, or Ihe person Act petitions the legislature for changes on account of whose assessment ttp In their charters, and these changes applicant claims lo be entitled to volo, cipai are usually, but nol always, granted, may make application to hnvo Iho l-'or Instance the City of Medicine Hat naniG added lo the voters1 list, Dtii Ie asViag Ihb year lhal mea irho are In as much ns Ibe. person sisasseJ nun or not property holders, muy hive tho can not vote If hla or her uies have ,j.ff tijev volo April S- (Ry Canadian prices' hnve mounted fu Western Canada since price rsatrlctloiiB wero removed ugo. gathorM from western cities thov that :yan- coiiYtr hsva the cheapest sugar supply at 15 to 20 ceuU, accordins to ijaau- illy, and tha: and Edmonton pay Ihe highest price tor grar.-jln'cd franchise by pay-ng a poll lax. This not been pahl up to the of De- of Euch lo the The person-must-swear'that he- siifiar.' in ihose iifs within the limits of the muni- "1115 19 lo fa cjaU :ind 20 lo 3'; cc-ulo, If he Is claiming tho j respectively. i'j cchis to vote- under paragraph r. of I'riuco Kcglin and Moose Jaw 6 of See, 2. Xoiv ihis clause Saskatoon I9ii. rvud l.cilibrldne 31. -...T._ .._ iu eastern Canada aro con' fiderubly lo-mer, sciO.-dlnE to ciuoti lions pilh-reil Moimeal rsporta i ia the province lo grant; dauphler vote If such laies have not corrofpondcnl. the niolber wae nol Their charters beca palu, unless otberivise cutllletlj OI- this clause, but aiencicd ufier lakins a pleb-jto do so. j she was a 1 So tho person owning property In udinluietf rlnn il'.e oath lo her, Ihopiirl Sht cot to oitende.l to women.! ceraber last but one prreecHue, inea they must live within So Kdruontcn and Calgary are iho-ther can lha wife, husbaad. ton, or In ih" of only cities ia the province lo grant; dauphler vote such laies have not corrofpondcnl. the mother vie nol "were so Uellc. Municipal .Election of ja municipal dlitric! but not llvlu.? in I lu. parenthesis, have been let; [such district, is entitled to vole, but j out. sho had'a. right 10-vole-vpven Municipal Dlvisins or muoldpali-l his wife, son or daughter: though she. cljd live outside the not having special elnrters, and would nol be entitled to vole, unless I cipal dUlrlct! However the family as RJ1 Kurii! Minlelpall-i themselves on the assessors list orl a whole La'ine out wilh Iho .sarr.e.0uns- ties have all the jaiso Iaw5 us i thcmseives living TTlthln the district. bc-r of voles to which it wap. enlllleil, i reeards tho fninchlsp. I Joint Sleek- Companies havo tho fov the wife voted when she had no The assessment list Is the basts of'samo right to representation al thajrlght whttevcv to uo so, as she neilh- llis municipal volerp' ilei. To quota ballot hoi a? persons. or. lived within the municipality or from Iho Act, 'The troaaurer shall be-1 Also a person may vole who occupies fnvuert land .therein. It loots 513 If a selling al 1C cents a pound. Tc- pays 17 aud IS i-enls, and Ot awa 'is cents. FIRST AR'CHBISHOP IN WALES LONDON, April Caujdlan Asjoi-lated Edwards of .I. Afcaph'sj wai yesterday ttrat j arch'jUhbp' Qf''the.recduUy Ished.. of in WalM. Qlshop Kdtvaida has of. tho for. thirty ;'years and uiado 'a j ;orous of the Cenadia.n sold- at' the. time of Iho' disturbances at Kinuiul Camr.-.whlch was In hla diocese. V Rcgina .In 'rata has beon struck Bl inllli. Water rates will advance 10 per cent, on' May' i. Ho. 9. Wretchedness OF Constipation Be Quickly Overcome by JPiontm tfHlghcla Tailored Garmenti fore tuo tenth of January in evory year land which Is e-xenipi fvom prepare a list of all persons whose or the person who ha? a right to Illllc education waa needed. As to provincial clectlous- Flist appear on the lest revised such land. This lakes cara of those who not vote. Chap. 3! 5essmen: roll of llio the clergy. This provides a voic for; >_ trict." Suth shnn-js Iho nama ot practically erery one eicept the hired j 1. "Thf! -Jildjes of the .Siipreuia the voter; their number on the list; man. the maid, the school teacher, j Court and of tht? District Courts, description 05 property; as and the district uurse (If she 2. "Persons disqualified from vot- to TS-heElier ownei'or occupant, resi- Surely TTC are coming'lo a recj'gnlt- dent or nnii-rcsident; nnd whether loa of tba fact, that manhood and wom- iiaTv been to snhood Is essential to "a proper cier- 31st last preceedfnjr. j rlje of the hailol, nnd not land jon This aesessnier.t list then, must In-i may OTTL oroccapy. elude .every owner or oc.c-joanl nMand The above yon will notice refers la thq municipality. All filch persons otrlv to voting for councillors, not for lag under 'he provisions of ibis any other DC', relating to corrupt prac- tices. "Any person who at any lime corinK the period fiicd by the prucla- niatlo'n 'cf the. Lieutenant-Govemor in Couucil for tho preparation or revls flhe held of too house) arc automatic- raising money. Sec. 1SS of Ibc "Rural! Ion ot the list o[ voters, or on Ihe ally upon Ihe volers liil. You will Municipality Act" reeds, "No bv-law, polling day a; auy election Is a pris- THE NEW MAPS OF EUROPE Interasllriff evidonec of the manner in which the boundaries of Europe have been changed by the war Is found IB tho new niau of EJjrupo issued hy the Department of Education. A host o[ Ecnaratc klnedoms, principalities ani republics f.iive sprung uji recently; some nations have extended their boundaries, while olhcrs have almoil vnnlsli ed from the map. The new map is an outline ouii only, and designed for temporary use In the schools cf rtovlnco of Ontario. Xmt year, ivhen final territorial adjustment Lnvc been coraplctcd, another v.-ill be. ias 'Our grocery boy says there's lots of cornflakes, but only one POST TOASTIES So folks Vet wise and ask, for the real thing" -says Sold by Grocers Everywhere Mad Canadian Fostum Cereal Windsor, On'twio. oner In sool or "prisoner punishment for a criminal, offence 01 is a julicut In .i lunatic usylniu, "Indians." i May Volt in Provincial Elections "fitept as in lliis Ait pro- vided for every malo person shall .be qua'.lfleil lo. bo recistercd as a voler and to .vole at (he cleclion oE a mem- ber under this Acl who Is a llritish Fubject of the full age ot twenty-one- has rtsiueil lu Alberla for .il least twelve months and In the elec- toral-division where hi- seeks to vole for at least throe lilonthK immediately preceding [lie -dale of the closing of Ihe registration of votfrs under the provisions of this Art." If a person Tvho is n.ualified to vote, has lived in Alticrtn one year, but lias nol lived In their present electoral div- ision threcVmonlhs. than they may vote ui tho division In which thoy last lived for, three months during Ihe .one year. Chapter 5. -1916. Is "An Act to pro- vide for Equal Suffrage." "Sccllon 2 of this Act reada, .''Nolift-ithglandlng any provisions thcreiu. contained, women shall ho upon an absolute and have the same rlghls and privil- eges arid be subject In the same pen; alllea mm- lluS foiloivlng Acts, Ordinances, and Char- ters." In Ihe Hat Ihe Alberla Election Act Is mentioned firsl. Now jutl in pass- Ing, the Medicine. Hat Charter is of nurse on this list. How is Mcdicinn 'al to keep women if Ihoy ay a poll tai from votluB? Question Box A lelter from a woman who inurried only to Hud allor flvo ears qf married lhal her sup-j Dse'd hutuand already had a vrilc and.1 everal children In .the old country.' She nsks if the mother's pension will ''licr. jjrc-seut pengions apply nly: Lo widows and-; to those whose lusbands are in toe Insane asylnms. 'ho. of enlarging'tlia'scope 3[ tpl3 Acl was considered at ihe pres- session cC Ihe leKlfilature, but was umed down. This'.nuinber will also answer the n.uesllon. of party hoEC case lioFeverNe not the'same. Queslion 2.- Froru i woman whose lisbacd look tho three smnll hoys at he beginning of tlie departed or parts unfcnown.i leaving the Trllo mil -little girl lo sbjft-for thorasclves. [Tio mother went after tho huaband ind succeeded In bringing the boyfl back nnd they have been keeping Iho wolf frocl the door' since that tlmq- lusband "now writes that as the s over he la coming for the clilldren. lerc are your No man can iorce his wife to'live, with him, hut if she refuses unless she can Bhoir rea- son "satisfactory to a Judge for sucli refusal, tho husband IB not forced to support her. You have already prov cd Ibat you can make- a living for 3'onrself and children, so that now sTnro fTiA niianen of tha Infant's Act you should stand a pretty good show of getting Ino children, especially as no Judec -would want your hoys raised to slilrk Ihctr duty to their coimlrj- In her llmo of uocd-a; their father did Hut as to gelllns any him In supporting Ihcm, you had bet- tor consult a lawyer. It Is heller lo CARTER'S LITTLE LIVEH TILLS, Purtly vege- sure- and cently on the CorOTI cr-.n marry, tl does not turn out welt 1 suppose all Iho Mamo will ri'bt on my shoirlrlrirs? 1 hopo nol, air. Have you any reason lo believe, ho Is nllvo? (f UK. you inual not bill. K you have mason to liellcvc (hal dead, you may. I should like In hr-lp ymr. If you Bit down Hinl I'uliik uv'jr h rjirefuily, you will prul.nhly coni" In thn lhal IIH Is no' alivr. [f you 'lo, you i-nli marry. Tho woman left tho court with satisfied smllp, "F're dn. fJdoil iilrcadr.1' PROVES IHt Of. Medical tcicnce proves thai un- healthy gums cause seriou3 ailments. People suffering from Pyorrhea (a dis- ease of the gums) often suffer from olhcr ills, fitch rheumatism, anaemia, mrvoua difordcrs, or weakened vital organs. -These ills have been traced m lhany cases to the Pyonhca gcrnw breed in pockets about ihe tcelh. Four out of five people over forty lave Pj'orihca. It vpith lender ar.d bleeding gums. Then the recede, the teeth dtMy, Iwsen and fa'. out, or must be extracted to rid Iht. Guard your health and your leelfi. Keep IH-orrhea a-s-ay. Visit your den- tist often for tooth end gum inspec- tion, and make daily use of Forhan's For Ihe Gums. Forhan's I'or the will prevent Pyrnhca-or check, ils uad in limo, and used consistfnlly, Ordinsry dcnlifricss cannot do this. Korhan's will keep the gums firm and healthy, the teeth while and clean, l.u'jo FORUAN'S, LTD., FORTHE GUM choiot is altoayt desirable. Never before in the history of good clothes has the Fit-Reform Labelmeant QQ much as it means today 1 to those who want value for their money, Fit-Reform McKelvie McGuire ;