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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It TUESDAY, AP111L LETHBRIDGE, AMJfc-.RTA. PAGE SEVKN. MOKE MF.NNONITES FINED Strongly Worded Resolution Sent To Ottawa to Slir Them Up loi-a] veterans are chafing uu- fler the delay- of the government Ju taking action with regard lo the Men- tuniilcs, anil to urge Immediate ncUtm tho following resolution has been for- to Ottawa: "Whert-as, repeated notices, by resO' lution and otherwise, have been made to llie federal government for ttio past year that the sect called Mennonltes Bhouicl be prevented from, c-nicriny Cnnadc.; "And whereas, the government's de- lay in this matter is most marked; WINNIPEG. April 'Mennonites ot lhe Kthondale school district appeared lu DO- S' lice court at Gretna, Man., yes- fr ierday and were fined 15 and costs uadi for nonattcndauce of their children at tho public. school. Those prosecuted hare been sending their children to a private school which does uot conform to the School Act. Highly Respected Resident Sue- cumbed to Attack of Heart Failure The death occurred at two o'clock tills morning, at her residence, of Mrs. Stewart, mother-ol Brigadier- "Thcrefore, be it resolved that un-1 General Stewart. The deceased had Simpson 'of "Wa.nwright, Mrs. Moffal of Edmonton, and Mrs. McLeoJ who teaches iii (tie f'enlral school The late Mrs. Stewart was well and highly known in the city and the fam- have a host of their bereavement. 'sympathizers In THE NEED OF SAVING The estimates submitted to tho house of commons call for ei rendiliire ot and Government Not Go- t Mid Merely Helpimg Provinces Thit the Dominion government does not Intend 'handing a national high acrow the province, and that the" construction of such a highway de- pends on arrangements between Ihe which are being aided in the construction of jjood road3 by Hie federal government, is the informa- tion contained in the following letter from W. A. Buchanan, M.P., to J. R. way acrotb the continent, provides for the gran1 he provinces tor Ue b there in no Jaa coo struct ion of a national high way. the money is to be spent by the proviocet, you will understand Lhat the construction of the national highway xould largely depend upon an amuiceuient between the different I think that British Columbia and Alberta should come to an understanding to the Crows Xest route for the highway up the two provinces. Then Alberta and Saskatchewan will come to an understanding, and then Saskat chewan and Manitoba, els., and in that way we would he able to obtain what might be called a national highway. Yours respectfully, W. A. BUCHAXAN, Balloting on 0. B. U. Scheme In the act about Starts Today; Continues to June 1 loss tlie federal government forthwith only been ailing a few uaya and suc- appolnl a royal commission to inquire t cuinued lo heart failure. She was C7 000 for war and attendant oineudl-1 Smith, aecretary-lreasurcr of the lures, including credits, during the Crow'i Nnt .Pus National Highways financial year 1919-20. Association, at Blairmore, written These figures demonstrate the ab- rom Ottawa on April 9th: Into these so-called.' Slennonites al- ready hero and pass legislation forbid- ding further entry, the Great War Vel- erans' Associations lake such steps as may lo have its own members prevent such further entry and, also to lako measures to have Ilioie already hero transported. Not Mennonites Proper years of axo. The late Mrs. Stewart has lived in Lothbridge for about eight years, com- ing here from her home town, Bramp- lon. Ontario. In addition-to General Stewart, who Is her second son. she had the following sous: William Stew- 1 arl of Edmonton, -Alex, who farms I near Suffietd. Jim now at the front in i France, Kenneth who is the principal the school -at Harnivell, and five lughlera, Jlrs. W. Fletcher, formerly I Mrs. R. C. McClurc. of Hatzlc. D. 0.; In their resolution tho local vet- erans have advisedly referred to the Jtenmmites as "so-called Jlennonites." j This in tho fact that the immigrants now entering.Canada are really or Leilibrtdgc, Mrs. W. torltcs who In -Ihcir views and the! liroccdure in which Ihcir communities are conducted are a worse menace than tho Mennoniles proper. The lour-Hutterische Societies iu South Dakota owned of dol- lars ot farm lands along lhe James river, between Nebraska state line nnd the North Dakota stale line, iu South Dakota. The' corporation is looked upon as the Church, which is another word tor circle, organization ar.d representation, and owned every- thing, They conducted everything in German and established Ihelr own courts within the colony jurisdiction. The preacher seems to dominate Ihemi in each colony. While they iiretcud to tnach Christianity, the Hulterische llruder Gemelndo'of 'Bon Homme county, South Dakota, has left behind two. families there with fllteen chil- dren settled .w.ilh them nor, Ihem a money or prop- erty, and moved to Canada! One man left behind is 5C and has given Iho colony about forty years of service, ami lift penniless by the community. The'lltitlcrische Society is a'legal Soulll Dakota not rieon dissolved, to the articles of incorporation, the property which it held was.deeded to it for solute necessity ot continued saving on the part of tho people. The reT- enue during 1319-20 can hardly exceed The rest must be through borrowing from our own people. It Is for this reason that War Inss and Thrill Stamps haie been Is- sued. They make saving both easy and profitable; they will help Canada atiu-neip also those who boy them.- Dear Sir: I am jut in receipt of the resolu- Ion ptiMd by your association at he convention recently held. 1 might ell you at once that I am in entire iympathT' with the purpose of your rabd am only too willing .0 look after Its -interests at this end. 1 find that there is a mis- A tornado did extensive damage about midnight Wednesday at Fargo and nidgctc-A'n and in the surrounding district. Of PLAIN AND FANCY SEWING nnd HOME COOKING in the United Chnrch HaD Under auspices Ladies' 'Aid on Saturday Afternoon Next .Commencing at 3.00 o'clock Afternoon Tea will Be Served Hlfh'wiy Act tor teuto about the proposed On coming to Ottawa I discussed this mat OBITUARY PARIS Mre. Abigail Paris passed away lasl nfght at 12.30 it her home, 1808 Jit Ave. N. The deceased has been II for the past year. She leaves to mourn her Mrs. McBean, of Lethbridge Mrs. Donatdjon, of Coaldale: Mrs West, ol Saskatchewan; Mrs. Patter- son, of Red Mr. William Paris, ot Raymond. She has been a resident of Le'tbfcridge for the past 32 years. Her death comes as sad tews lo her many friends in tie city and dlslrlcl. The fnoenl will take place from Mac- Kay and Bell's .undertaking parlors to- morrow April at p.m. Interment will be made in the public cemetery. ;er with tie new highways commis- sioner, who says that the purpose of the act Is to build a federal high-1 old country. Mr. J. S. McLean, just returned from England, stated that an eitentite Irado awaited Canadian hoc products in Ihe Line of Action Local Veterans ori this .Question m Boycott of real estate firms dealing with tho' Mcnnoiiltes. Refusal ot lhe Brollierhooil of Hall- way Trainmen to run trains carrying Jlennonltcs and Iheir belongings into the country. I'lckoitlng of the border porls to prevent thcfr coming inlo Canada. Slrons resblullons to Ottawa do- rounding tlwl Mennoniles be kept oul ol Canada no matter what laws they may promise lo subscribe lo. If the Mennonlto question any more agitated among the veterans ol'lhe city the prov- ince than it Is at lhe present tlmo Iherft is more than a possibility thai it may not slop al words if reports lhe Herald heard totlay from rrienibers ot tho' 0. W. V. A. arc During the day a dcpiilallon of re- (umeJ soldiers arc solng to wait 011 tho Pilling I.antl Co., who have hand- led Iho majorily A Iho Mermoniles doming Into Soulhoi'n' Alberta, plato their ohjccttons before the members of tlie. nm anil demand a written staie- monl thai they will hot, nt- Icrnpt lo settle any more ot the sect in Canada. This U the course of nctlon taken liy the 0. W. V. A. In.Calgary a'nd the local veterans aro going to follow sull. "We want no more Germans in Car.- tti. We liave been fighting them for lour years and. vo arc not going to >iave thom ilcclarcd I'residenl Tom of tho local 0. W. V. A. Thn Veterans aro -ilso going lo aa.k trio railway lo co-operalo with them to oul further colonlss. As for pIckeltlnfT llie boundary ports. "lha( would lake n whole regi- .munt with plenty of ealcl one vcternn. Howc-vor the plok- lilting lilca la twlnf? seriously conaid- trcd. TCtcrans rlcclard that tlicy nro nnl satisnecl willi the altlltule of Hon. Caldcr on llie Mcnnonllc "Is lie trying to wreck lln- ouc of Ihcm asked. BRANTFORD RED BIRD BICYCLES eiperimenl with cheap imported bicycles lhat aro pushed 'onto lhe Canadian public under lhe slogan, liislst on knowing'just where all the are made. It your duty, and you are en> titled lo know. We can show you whero Brant ford Bicycles are made, and remember you pay less money for a Brautford than Jor any other make of equal quality. Over 30 years the fdadlng bicycle In Canada, and today it is better than erer. C01IB IN and rre frill tell you'more about U. LADIES' AND GENTS' MODELS to BOYS'AND GIRLS'MODELS J5I.M Lethbridge Cycle Co. 110 FIFTH 81. IETHIRIDGE BICYCLE SUPPLIES HIGH CLAtS REPAIRING Local Agency for Vrantford "Red ANNOUNCEMENT! T0; ALL CAR OWNERS OF LETHBRIDGE AND DISTRICT------- WE BEG TO ANNOUNCE TO ALL CAR OWN- ERS THAT We are Opening Vulcanizing Works IN THIS CITY, AT 408 SIXTH STREET SOUTH Oii April 15th, 1919 to doali.klnds of repairs In the nbber Hnc. AH eUes Vulcanized by the Jmjoaa flaywood system with equipment for rim cut repairs. We guarantee all our work to be satlitactory and will pay one way on out of town irorlc. Bripg yonr lirca to us and If they are worth repairing do It. Your palronage is respectfully solicited. PATRONIZE YOUR FIGHTING MEN; Veteran Tire and 4O8 SIXTH ST. S.______________' WALTER MARSH, Manager Communicate .at once with NORTH AMERICAN COLLIERIES, LOOTED 506 MeLEOO BUILDING, EDMONTON, ALTA. FARMERS' RECORD BOOK A Simple Request We have a Fanner's Record Book for you, if you will fill in coupon and mail to us. CRYSTAL DAIRY LIMITED, AIMrti. I hare not receded one of your Farm Record Books, bat would like one. 1 fcarc Coifs; We have 3 Only Beatrice Separators Left 1-500 Ibdmc Enquire fer We Can Still Supply Our Patrons with Shipping Cans 5 Gafcw, wi.......... HN 8 W These prices' are ejtremeiy low, and ire for Cream SulpjWi'a only. SEND WITH ORDER. Crystal Dairy, limited Phone 1870 Balloting on the One Bis Unton proposal Is now going on in the four -western provinces. The Dot- ing starts today aiid continues til the enO ot May, giving slight- ly over atx weeks for the ineci- hers or the various unions to re- cord tlielr vote. The following is the form of the question, on the ballot paper: "Arc you in favor.of severing your affiliation with your present international craft and becoming part of One Big Industrial Organi- zation of all The 3tronghpld of the O. B. U-. movement is a'tnong the members ot District Xo. IS, U. M. W. of A., of ivhom, it is claimed, la per sent, will vote in favor of tho plan. As there are over 4500 mem- bers of the union in Alberta alone, H appears certain that. In point of numbers at least, this prov- ince will show a majority In favor of breaking away from the Inter- national. However, there is developing a great deal of opposition to the O. B. U. ficheme in the other crafts for that very reason. It is claimed that the miners by their numhera would absolutely out the individuality of the small- er uiiiuus in the west and craft unionism would be gone. Charges ace made by those fav- orable to the U. O. B. that inter- national officers, afraid of losing their jobs, are to a man against breaking away from international Affiliations, and strong arguments are being presented to the rani and file on-these WALLPAPERS! Buying Wallpapers Is an art In Itself. Host people ask how thiy will look when hang and being practicable we can tell u our wallpapers. We hare the largest and best assorted in Lethbridge. Come and get acquainted wtth us and W6 can assist you by our experience. WELLINGTON BROS. THE BUILDING MACHINISTS, AUTOMOBILE AND GAS TRACTOR MECHANICS AND HELPERS WILL IN THE LABOR TEMPLE AT 7.30 O'CLOCK _ TONIGHT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ORGANIZING ALL COME MCLAUGHLIN CARS CANADA'S STANDARD CAR Elegant Econorrucal. Efficient Mclaughlin Cars can .bought (rom tKe foiiow- ing local dealers; they are all working for you. Mc- Laughlin Service is unexceDed. LctUtridge Letfcbriije Ibton VutoA Wmcr Mifntli Nttrn THE DEALERS ALSO HANDLE. INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 3-4, 1 H 2 Tern Thus is the Truck1 wth REAL SERVICE behmd it and the line of parts carried in Lethbridge is COM- PLETE. Investigation on poiyit before purchas- ing is recommended to all intending Truck Owners. No Track, however good, 9 any good to you unless parts for it are all carried RIGHT HERE, SMITH FORM A TRUCK The proWem of the OW Car a sohwri you have purchased a Smith Form a Truck Attachment. The cheapert ivstem of good haulage in enstenee. A Fcwt art any ot tht Will krtaf ;