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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Ube fcetbln-ibge Xetbbribge, HlDevta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbrldgs W. A. BUCllAXAN President aud Managiug Director John Torrauco Business Manager WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1920 Member Audit Bureau of Circulations Subscription Rates' Dally, delivered, per week Dally, by mail, per year___ Bally, by mail, for 5 montii: by mail. 3 months Weekly, by mail, per year .Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S. 2.UO us to be the wisest aurj course. THE MENNONITE AND THE DCUKHOBOR There aro and we have them with us hero, why imt ahfau of all eUe. CousiiiuraUuu is inn given to the- ehar.u-UT or ideals of the people biu the sole ilesirc I'oopte will in the census, no matter whether they ure gooil, or indifferent. When Memioniles ami threaten to leave country bc-i-ause the school laws would compel their children to at- tend the public schools, we hear the UVjilluued from Front Page.) lllc allied powers who cross reported by refugees arriving here from the region to the c.lst LcLilR OCCIlpied by thB Russians. pel of the population to go j This has caused the inter-allied corn- to school aud allow any othsr class to mission la this district to disobey the laws. Tho laws aro for no wln reastm to permitted to enter tho Kusslan-coa- all. In compelling ths Doukhcbor zono. and the Menncnite to send iheir dill- dreirto school, we are not forcing up- The refugees declare that the Bol- shevik lire shooting all landowners on them laws that do not am-ly to other races and creeds, we simply and property holders and others sus- pected of having money. The wear- ing of a white collar, thov assert, Is ask them to as all uihnr sufficient evidence for a death war- rant. Officials of the inter-allied commis- sion declare that the majority of these reports are supported by cir- cumstances indicating their trulh. are asked to do. It Is true that the enforcement of our school laws is not popular wilfi iheia they threaten to leave the country for that reason. There will be those who will say "Dou't apply I the law to Do they recognize what this means, singling out a cor- i tain sect for special privilege, it is 1 impossible. The Doukhobor and the 1 Menuonite will be weicomed as cit- izens on equality with the rest of us when they obey our laws. Education Is, the surest stepping-stone to the best citizenship and we want the Mennouite and the Doukhobor lo have the fullest access to it, along with the rest of, us. Somebody Is always taking the joy out of lite. Along comes a chap with a declaration .that school holidays arc f5o long; they should only be three weeks. Windsor is declared to bo the worst city morally on the American con- tinent. Butte, Mont., and Keno, Nev., will be peeved that they have lo'st their reputation. It those' hold-up men were sheep- herders they used their knowledge of herding to good advantage at Sentinel. The passengers who were fleeced however are moreL inclined to believe they were wolves in sheep's clothing. The only trouble about the Coaldale crops this year is that they are so heavy no one dares to estimate MEDICAL EXAMINATION IMMIGRANTS Abba Phillipe Casgratn, director of 'Ihe Association for the Protection of writes to The London Times from Quebec, directing atten- tion to the rejection and deportation by Canadian authorities of bona fide Ilrillsli emigrants. "They cannot see why, after having been examined in and passed for admittance 'Into Canada, they should be rejected 'en reaching Canada and Ignominously deported as It he says. Abbo asgrain urges final examination by lanadian officials should take place the British Isles, and the parties nformcd there whether they were fit of not for admittance Into Canada, Only recently -we heard of a case, which strengthens the argument made >y Abbe Casgraln. A husband with wife and two children reachcrt Quebec rom England and had transportation purchased as far as Ltlhbrlilge whoro tbey purposed to locate and where lome had been secured for them. At Quebec the Canadian medical officials examined the party and found the hiu- >and to be insane and for that leascm he Vfhole family was sent back lo England, where they will be charges ipon tho country, as they had dispos- ed of all their belongings in order to lecure passage to Canada and to xsthbridge. Tho insanity of this man should lave been discovered before ho loft !ngland. Exraainatidn should have jaken place there. AB It was tbr. amily left England destined for Cnn da with no thought of trouble ahead ut no. sooner clid they lantl at Quo- eo-than medical examination ileclar- d the father to be Insane anil hack to Ingland they nre nenl. It a most nfalr system. A strict examination t the port of embarkation seems lo whether bo 40 or 50 or SO bushels. Wet or dry, it's all the same to Coaldale. A lot of people who haven't been out through the country will think :hat anyone making an estimate, of Southern Alberta's wheat at bushels has a lot of nerve. But the fignre stands 'until the threshing ma- chines tell something more definite. Lolhbridge citizens should stand be- hind the Chaulauijua local committee nnd enable them to make the event a success. In the educative medium tho Chautauijua provides the commit- tee are engaged in a free community labor with nothing to gain financially. An Osbnwa, Ont., papnr Is annoyed about the abundance of weeds on tho vacant lots in that town. It suggests that the weeds should be" cut at the ex pense of the owners of the property something that Lethbriclgo has be doing for eomo years. Evidently Oshawa hasn't a law to this effect. Hon. Arthur Meighen used' eome westernising in his keynote speech a Portage la Prairie the other day 'Cheer up and get together" sounds quite western, and It's understood al tho better for Its tinge of the hustling west. WILL1ESI SPEED Local Horsemen Have Their Best in Will Be Feature" It is lime In a dull scasok that tho subject of "the trial of (he ex-Kaiser should be revived. If it Is tx caso of time trying all men, tin man with the sickle, it would appear, Is all the Judge that the former All Highest has had so far and Is likely to hnve. With the Instances of Ihe executive encroaching on ilie legislative, which Is an old norc in the Slates, the op- inion is ojrrcsseii that America itoes not need a forceful but a mottlocro President. This ia a poor compliment on tho selected candidates for Presi- dential honors. These are the dnys when the fairs ill the small lov.ns bring rue people lOKCthor and show what this country can really produce. And it's marvel- lous what some of the farmers havn been able (o do jn verse circumstances of a couple of bail years. It makes one think Iliat Southern Alberta has nil wonder- fill posibilltics we have been wont lo altribulo (o It. (From Our Own correspondent) RAYMOND, Aug. of the 'astest horses in the country will he at tiiG Raymond fair, stampede and race meeting which will be held here August 8 and 7, Friday and Saturday cf this week. Most of thg ponies now racing on the Taber track will >e here. Already several outside lorse-owuers have signified their in- entions of bringing in their thorough- ireds, aud the local race horse men, id, Kinsey and Meeks, will have .heir strings on tbe track. Ray Knight will furnish the buck- ing horses, and will be there In per- son in probability. He may enter for the steer roping. Tllders are com- ing from all over the south and from Montana" for the stampede events. Some attractive purses are offered this year., Whitney, of Lethbrldge, will ride.. Last night in the town hall the di- rectors met and made linal arrange merits. An effort will be made to hold a Lcthbridge Day Friday. An appeal Is being made to the Leth- bridge Retailers' Association to change their weekly half-holiday this week from Wednesday to Friday and an invitation is extended to tbe peo- ple' of Lcthbridge to celebrate In Raymond that afternoon. A heany welcome will be tendered the people from the southern metropolis. As a "Bet-together" idea it IB excellent. The committee feel that thoy have a sports program that is worth, while and one that will maintain tbe interest from start to finish. All entries for the racing and rill- ins events will be taken by T. J. 0'- lirien anil L. Pack. These gentle- men will also have charge of the pay- ment of the prize money, and all mat- ters pertaining to these events. Already entries are beginning to come in. Secretary Kimball nnrt his staff are busy at the town office ac- cepting entries. Although field anil garden stuff is tale, indications point to a creditable showing in both these lines. Tho livestock classes will be well As in past years, the garden con- test will bo a feature this fall. The society, under the cooperative aus- pices ut the Dominion and Provincial departments of agriculture, is offer- ing a vegetable competition. Prizes to the value of ?75 are offered. Sev- eral Barilens have been entered and more r.re expected today. The com- petition Is going to be keen as never I" the history ot the country have Ihn gardens looked heller. Those who arc working to "put over" the fair this fall are the follow- ing ladies and gentlemen: President, Mark II. Mrimhall; first vine-president, Pack; second vice-president, F. T. Holt; secretary-treasurer, S, llarn- liam Kimball; directors, James K. Mcoks, De Loss Lund, John Larson, Dr. A. Clayton (ireciniway, Ciias. Ilueh- lor, David I'owcllson, Parley Mel- drum, Myron Holmes, 0. Ilowen Albert Itomeril, Julin F Anderson, Arthur Dahl, V. H. Kvcson, A. Ji. Hcovil, Devoe A. K. Palm- er, and Mrs. George Fairbanks, Mrs, C. W. Lamb, Mrs. J. W. Evans, Mrs. Viola Alexander. Hundred Years of Mormonism Well Presented by Children of Garden City (rtom Our Own Correspondent) MAGKATH, Aug. Thursday afternoon last, July Magrath peo- ple were entertained by tho primary children when they gave a very pleas- Ing presentation of the beginning of .Mormonism. This year being the 100th anniversary ot the first vision re- ceived by tho Prophet Joseph Smith, all the primary organizations are ask- ed by the Cleneral Board of Primaries lo celebrate. The children had been carefully the primary offi- cers assisted by Mrs. Alston and al- though they had only been rehearsing a week they did well. The assisted by singing a number of ap- propriate hymns, 'Come, Come, Ye "Praise to the "Joseph Smith's First Prayer." About 76 chll- dree took part. The program opened with the appearance of tho herald bringing welcome to the beautiful morning, then the sunbeams, a num- ber of little girls prettily costumed dancing and singing. Then came the butterflies iu a pretty dance. Next act consisted of the first cornpany ot pioneers starting across the plains. Here a number of boys and girls dressed as pioneers with miniature camp wagons and ox teams did their part, then came the hami cart com- pany, smaller children Nvith hand carts. Each company gave a demon- stration of an evening camping on the plains, their music and dancing, singing and stories were all good. While these people were camped along came the Indians, a bunch ot little lots tinder six, with feathers arjd war paint, and singing their song. The children and those in charge are to be congratulated on their splen- did work. The Institute, held their regular meeting'on Friday afternoon. The first on the program was the baby show. About 100 ladles were present and 33 babies entered In the showi .The babies were all weighed, measur- ed and judged and were voted a fine bunch of babies. Four babies receiv- ed the highest number of points 300. They were: Mrs. Wolnitz baby, months; Mrs. Giles, baby, age 3 months and. Mrs. Mercer's baby age 6 months. Tho other baby received a score of between 288 and 297, most of them ranging around 294. Every baby was given 100 for disease'marks, a number losing out in weight and physiognomy. Dr. Sharp acted as Judge and spent a busy two hours, he was assisted by Mrs. Filtsworth and Miss Heninger. Mrs. ElVa Harker sang a solo and a ladies chocus con- sisting of Mesdames Fletcher, Wat- son, Wood, Evans, Harker and Wood also rendered a selection. Ice cream and caktj 3 served to all present. Arrangements are being made to have the 33 babies pictures taken. Death of Infant We regret very much to report the death of the-Infant son of Mr. ami Mrs. Frank Miller, which passed away very suddenly on Saturday morning. The baby was just passed a week old. Funeral services were held on Sunday morning, W. H. Hindley in charge. Singing .was a nuartette and the speakers were O. A. WooIIey and W. H. Hindley. Many beautiful floral tributes showed: in what high esteem Mr. and Mrs. Miller are held. DEFENDS ANGLO- JAPANESE ALLIANCE Anglo-Japaneao alll- FiTito does not run counter to the I'Casiio of Nations, wrote Premier Iliira, larortiip ft renewal of tho pact, In tim crrarsc ol n contribution to thft ciiT-.nt issue of the Japanese Diplo- matic flevlcw. Mr. Han dor-la-.M! that all'wo in iuiciiii.d for thi prc.wvri. Mon rif iitaci; ].-ar J willi no country its tn Olid dm 1 JK-r ing them SI I.; aro trying -'V foal, which costs '.'i'- mines, Is cost- ft ton Sawmill Being Rushed to Com- Surveys Being Completed (From Our Own correspondent) Aug. 2. Wondcrfu progress Is being made al the mil' excavations. Men an see another Mr. Smith. Whilo iie was there another Mr. Smith came in. The latter was called to tho telephone and found that aiiotUer Mr. Smith.was talking to him. I where In the winter the thermometer 1 drops- out of sight. Is a success ac- j cording lo Matt Snonr, of and oue of the owners of a farm of silver foses about forty miles from lleglna. The company was formed last October and now plaus are being made for an extenstos. Several complaints charging misart propriatioa of .public funds have been filed against E. A. nock, until last week Mayor of Salt Lake City. The total of misappropriations alleged is One complaint charging for- gery in connection with an alleged false city wnrraut also has been filed against Bock. Preaching on the subject, "Ire- land's Place1 in 'Dor. Canon Howitt. rector of St. George's Anglican church, Hamilton, says that in order to fulfill Hiblical prophecy Ireland must be separated from Eng- land. He said that the prophecies were that tho ancient Homan Empire must be revived, find that Ireland would not be in it. When Ireland was separated from England 11 would in- dicate, that tue Lord's second com- ing was near. Miss Clalr Brockway, of Brook' port, N.Y., was rowing on Lake Keiika with a womnn friend. While resting she allowed her hand lo dangle in the wator. On a finger, of the hand was a pearl ring. 'H is! alleged Ciat r. six-pound pickerel saw the ring and made for It. Miss Brockway drew her hand into the boat and the big Bah jumped in tho boat afler it. Starting his ministerial career in Liverpool In ISTtf, as assistant min- ister to ths Itev C. M. liirrell. Augustine IMrrell'B father, Dr. r. R Merer celebrated hit JubSJee at Christ Cburch, Westminster road, Loudou, recently In the presence of an enthusiastic gathering, which tesli lieu to his Loyulairlty.. AH denomina- tions were represented, lucludiug Pro- fessor Colloncz and Canon H. llicker- sclh'Otlcy. while letters were read from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the. Dishop of Ixiiidon. The Piano For You BECAUSE It lasts a life- time and gives' perfect satisfacUon, always Is a There's a size and style for every purpose. Sold on c-usy terms :it "Factory lo Home" prices. Ask for stylo Catalogue. mm men, HIED 'The Balmoral Block Home of the ;