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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY; IpRALD FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 1920 She Xetbbtibge Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and Publishers THE LETHBRlbQE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 6th Street South, Lcthbridge W.. A.' BUCHANAN President and Managing Director John Torranca Business Manager Hamber Audit Bureau ot Circululloss. Subscription Kates; Daily, delivered, per ivetk ......5 Dally, by mail, per year........ S.OO Daily, by mall, for 6 months 4.25 mill, 3 mouths....... J.50 Weekly, by mail, per year.....1.50 by mall, per year to U.S. 2.UO MUST SET GOOD EXAMPLE JO THE FOREIGNERS. The Herald reiterates its state certain, and that is that ha will cot! adopt any of these new ideas; he Is not goiug "to sail in uncharted seas." There is no encouragement for the so-called Progressives in the new Premier's first utterances OB public questions. It was a statesmanlike speech in its appeal for national unity and It was 3 fighting speech IB Ms challenge to and criilcisui ol his opponents. Jlr. Meljhco certainly lets the coun- try know where he stands on the principal Issues of the moaeut. He aims, to obtain the support ot the con- servative elements of the country and is not prepared to yield to radical sentiment In any way. ment of yesterday that the week's eients In the Crow's Nest Pass should be the signal (or a general clean-up. ,Th8 death ot three innocent men IB enough. In all conscience, to war- rant the demand, and if that is not enough the tales brought back by special police who worked during the bandit hunt adds the finishing touches. As we. said tefore, we do not blame the provincial police who are undertaking to enforce law and order there. It Is "very evident that they not been given the organization to undertake the task which Is a gi- gantic one. One or two police scat- tered at various points in the Pass is not enough the condition which Is' well known to have existed, it will take determ- ined, concentrated effort to root put .Vie trand of lawlessness which Is rampant. A police organlzatio'n that is ineffective because of lack of men ind equipment is a-niggardly policy which reacts "in such a way as to make conditions inany times worse.. is populated largely by But among them there if of English-speaking Tho the weaknesses of the foreigners.- There are the pimps iml the bootleggers, the gamblers the demi-mondalne. How can we expect foreigners, who have not our conception of.'Brltlsh law anti-justice, to have respect for our Canadian isws when these people are allowed all kinds of license? Put the offlcera who are In charge of the police organization in this trict In control of a sufficient equip, ment ot men aad material to do the work properly and are sure that Inside a Bhort time the'repntatioa of the Pass district will ie of a mopt 6avery character. A more generous policy on the part of the men who dic- t tote police policies and expenditures In this province is needed i? our for- eign population are to be made Citizens., The government at Edmonton should BGB to it that the Crow's .-Pass moral siuatlon receives Immediate attention.' TARIFF CERTAINLY REQUIRES; REVISION. It is no surprise to read that the wesUm farmers intend putting all kinds ot evidence befofe tha tariff commission about the iniquities of protection. Tim evidence is easy to set and the farmers have accumulated plenty of it. It must not be overlook- ed that the commission represents a government that has a tariff' plank calling for the "stabilizing ol legiti- mate industries" and "encourasement for the establishment of new indus- tries essential to the economic devel- opment of the nation." It will thus he seen that proteclion is one of Its principles. The com- mission may suggest a lowering of the duties, but that it will wipe them out to any eitent need not bo ex- pected. .It is also true they will not be eipccted to satisfy the low tariff views of the farmers and most western people; if they attempted to, then they would lose their strong right hand In Eastern Canada. The tariff needs revision; it needs lowering and on many items it re- to contend with! to bsi wiDea entirely. What ever tariff we have should he Intended primarily for raising revenue and it should not be permitted to interfere with the development "of our greal natural resources. Why .-should the implements men nee in' their daily toil on the farm, in the mine and in the forest he taxed? As an Instance 0. S. Noble brings rotary rod weeders into the Vigorous Campaign To Be In- augurated Amongst Young Men and Bovs (From Our Own Correspondent) CAKDSTON. Aug. of tho most successful conferences that has been held in Cardstoa came to a close last evening at the Slake Taber- nacle. Apostle Melvia Ballard, H. G. BUU Frank Seesniiiier represented the general. authorities, Religion Class and Sunday school; ind Sunda Hyde i Mrs. Jannette A. Hyde represented the RelieJ Society, Mrs. Erieisoa; the Primary and Miss Connelly, the Young Ladies Association. Tho work for the ensuing year was thoroughly discussed and outlined, the labors ol tho local workers will thereby be made more effective. One of the outstanding features Is tho training class to give, instruction to teachers In the best method of pre- senting tho lesson so- that students can kernel of the work in hand. Tho slogan of the organization is "Non-use and .noil-sale of Tobacco." A vigorous campaign will be inaugur- ated among the young boys and men with tho above end in view. By this means U Is hoped that the growing tendency among so many young boys to the use of-tobacco will jje'check- ed and to'this 'end an ettdrt will be made to dis- continue Its sale. Many jjapera throughout the "country are refusing to advertise its products as the scien- tific world recognizes the evil effect on the human system. 'Apostle-Bal- lard arid part of his company motored over to Browning, to -catch the' midnight train for; an v appoint- ment Ih-Spokane, Wash., and'the ance returned to.Salt Lake1 this a.m. via Great Falls.- The son of T. Fairish' who friends. Mrs. Fleming is an old time Cardstonlan, having lived ner? in the e.arly days. Mr. and Mrs. E. Bevana, H daughter. Mr. Podgora is removing hie family to Lethbrldge, having severed his re- lations with tha milling interests here. Last night, .Tuesday, we had a nice shower, and H is still cloudy. Rain- fall registered. .OS. in. (Continued Iroru rtout him. It was unnecessary to be told to stop. The man held his rifle stead- ily upou Qregory, not moving his eye or giin for au instant. After scanning his man a moment or two, -the guu- nmn asked Gregory U he had any matches. He had, and complied with alacrity to a request fir a few, hand- ing them over promptly. The gun- mau luiti Gregory to move on and Lu went into Crow's Nest, and the news of the find was soon 03 the wires and police from Fernlo were going rapidly to the place w I Shin two hours after Gregory had seen the man. Is In Good Condition Gregory's description ol the man follows closely the description given o( cue of the holdup meu who held up train No. 63 a week ago last Monday. He worn a black coat, a large black hat asd black overalls. He had on a pair of lumbermen's boots and wore a belt, ouce white, iut now soiled with He has a rifle and seemed to be in good condition. Seen Again A tourist coming west this morning saw a man, with a rifle, dressed in dark clothes, dart into the -brush at the side ot the road rear N'atal as he drove round a curve. He reported the fact to the first mau he met, who in turn informed the police, and the district from Natal to Fernie is being carefully searched by both Mounted and police, .Cordons are being form- ed to prevent the fugitive from pass- ing down the valley, Chief Spiller of the provincial force going along with two C. P. R..specials down the Great Northern towards the boundary to post men that the whole way is patrolled. The Gang Separated .In the confession which Bassoff IB said to hare made, ho states that the three men had a disagreement at B has been :I11 for Several, flays the last Fridav T, to "ito T-octlFi nf In result'of'sunstroke Is fep'orted much, better and'will be around in a few days. Our rain on the air nnd' made it some..cooler.but from with which country to clean up weed-infested J fields. Weeds are a menace and the country might very well pay. a bonus to get rid of them. They destroy in- stead of creating wealth. But what does Canada do to .help? It puts a UrifZ. tax-on these-weeders, though they, are .-.not manufactured in Can- ada at all. Certainly that is an in- justice of our tariff system and has exist There is yet another case in our own district. More and more our acreage in alfalfa is increasing. Most of it Is used as hay, but as its pro- duction increases we must find other markets. It is possible to grind alfal- fa into meal and it then becomes a valuable ingredient in a high class stock food. A machine Is made for grinding alfalfa but not In. Canada. A Coaldala man desired to import such a machine, but he found the tariff practically prohibitive. This machine would assist greatly in do According to a. J. TVood art more visitors at our last'con- ference than ev.er "especially is this true of tnbs oncoming -from the north ward, some traveling 375 niiles. Several people Irom Gleichen were noted among the T! siting delegates. Ballard wag' 'among, the me nib era furnished for the conference, e installed to enable the engineer o water the entire lawn from the one main head. More than usual Interest Is being in the recent Irain robbing, nol alone on accounl of Mr. Sam Jones :he conductor being a Cardslonlan, but that Policeman Bailey who was shot at Dellevue In an attempt to ar- rest tho bandits in tho Chinese cafe was once stationed here and is well known in this district. Yesterday while watching the bor- Icr lino .south of town Detective Shavy found Iwo suspicious persons, very much the worse for lack of food who could not give a satisfactory account of themselves, 'hence Ihcy were brought to Carrtslon and sent on to Lethbrldge pending Invcsligatfon. Sirs. Sam Baker of Leavltt Is leav- ing this week for Utah. She will 'bo accompanied by her (laughter, Mrs. Mr. S. S. Newlon made a business trip to Lclhbriiige. Miss Kanny Coombs will leave for Calgary Wednesday. She will stop a few days wilh friends at Magrath. Mrs. Lucy Taylor Is returning to Utah Wednesday. Tho family of Mr. H. Oland are quarantined wilh diphtheria at the home of Mr. Lyle Holland. Mr. Shoop and family left for Spo- kane, Wash., this morning. On Saturday evening tho people of Carclslpn gave a reception for tho vis- itors from Sail lake. An Impromptu program consisting of songs, solos, race's, flag drill, dances, etc., was en- Joyed by all. Puncli was served dur- ing the evening. After the reception the Odcon orchestra gave a dance. JMIas Annie Steed who has been sludytng In Bdmonton during the summer Is home again. CARDSTOM, Aug. FIcm ot the ordinary he- might make migh iring a rifle bullet singing throug ooked neither to the right or ett, fearing that any movement th (Continued from Front 1-age.) road and every point of vantage hel a lookout. When all the reinforcements settle down lo work on Sunday morning th nan hunt on in eaniest. Superln lendcnt Peoncfathor and Insneclo illsk reached the headquarters at Bo levuo and a tightening oMhe orga Ization was noticeable.. Later on th K.C.M.I'. and ihe A.P.P. moved t Blairmure and more triountles arrive First Real News Monday morning Immgllt the re Ijig news for the police slnco the shoo ay about his wounded leg Bassofl ight be resting jieacolully in foreign :ctious of Lethbrldge, reading luuts ot the search for him from rank aud Blatrmore. Wounded Leg Was Giveaway It was the wounded leg that gave the track at Pincher. weuuesday night happened tth llghtulng-Iika rapidity aud hlst- y was made In a iiurry. Hammond, unnlug to Lundbreck. caught a trapse of BassoS near the tracks. Ho lephoned CoL MacLeod at Frank, ho Immediately told him to pick up P.R. policemen and beii it tor uicher. It CoL MacLeod had consld- red that, this suspicious person was nly a tramp Bassoff would havu gone ee. i The Herald reporter was the first ewspaper man lo see BissoR In cap- flty and to talk lo him. With Inspect- Ashman and Inspector Carpenter a who was at Frank and ent to Pincher an-1 there was Bus- handcuffed, slouching down in a air. in tho ticket offlce of the sta- on. The look on his faca made mo ink ot a sneakiug; snarling dog. He ould not look any one iu the face T a while and would not talk. .nxious to Have Physician Locate De- mand for Renders (From Oar Own BOW ISLAND, August The eather today and yesterday has been more pleasant as it Is cooler. The intense heat of the latter part of the eck, the thermometer marking the ighest en Sunday, was very hard to ind, especially as the evenings ere warm as well. Tho 'local implement men are very usy these days putting up machinery. he call tor headers is tar greater the supply. Many who wanied o buy headers this summer, it Is eared will not be able to do so. The executive of the- Women's Instl- ute met on Saturday evening in the est to arrange for the con- :ituency convention being held here September 1. The' chief business as the appointing of committees to ar- inge the program and to make ar- rangemeqts for the entertainment of delegates and speakers while they re imour town. The F. A. and U. F. W. A. held special meeting In the Rest Room n Saturday night to further discuss the hospital question, and also' the real need of another doctor in Bow sland.' Several suggestions were mado e the hospital, but no definite action was taken.' A letter was .read from ne. doctor, but it was decided to wait urther inquiry from medical, men.' Mr. Li. Wright has been successful n drilling a deep water .well on the as. Kurd farm, south of town. There s a splendid flow of water and plenty -f gas for lighting and heating pur- 10 SOS. Mr. A. D. Whitney they had a pleasant visit till Salur- lay, the guests of Mr. aud Mrs. P. Audet at their rauch home. The Ladies' Aid ot St. Andrew's church will meet with Mrs. A, south of town, tomorrow Vright drilling for water on his place and hopes to have plenty of water for all purposes in a short time, and also the gas as well. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Still and Clifford and Miss Rhoda Brown and Cecil How- len formed a camping party that motored to Elkwater Lake early last week returning home on Saturday. They report a pleasant time. Mr. aud Mrs. A. F. Werts motored :o Milk River last Thursday, where afternoon. I Mr. All Hobsou, who with friends, was motcrius ou Saturday, i met wilU quite an. auto accident wheu I driving tho Whitla Hill, going east. The car got Into a rut. and ere Mr. Hobson could clear the rut. the wheels rau right luto the bank, completely demolish lug two wheels. While the accident was serious enough, yet. for- tuustely, none of the party were hurt in the Mr. Jack Essen, of Wiunifred. was a business visitor In towu last Wed- nesday. Mrs. M. VrhitGcy returned tho lat- ter part of the week from Itedcliffe, where she had speut a pleasant time at the home of her nephew. Mr. Arthur Mack. Stettler, ar- rived on Wednesday .to look over his property iuterests here. Mrs. Robert Duffy luft ou Tuesday Aus. 3rd, for Duuuville, Ont, lu re- sponse to a wire slating that her mother was' seriously ill. Further has beea since received that Mrs. Duffy's moiher has passed away. Mr. J. M. Milroy, manager ot tlio Union Bank, left yesterday tor a month's vacation, during which time he will visit some e-AStc-rn cities, and later Join Mrs. Milroy In Dakota. During Mr. Milroy's absence Mr. Dick will be'acting manager. Mr. anil Mrs.' Terrauce Ingoldsby motored to Seven Persons on Sunday to visit Mr. lugoldsby's mother, Mrs. Yanmere, who has recently returned from Medicine Hal hospital. Mrs. Harry Grigaby weut to Leth- bridge last week to visit at her home. Mr. Grigsby left a few days later and joined Mrs. Grigsby. aud they are holidaying at Watertoa Lakes now. Mr. ami Mrs. F. 0. McKenna and little daughter are on a month's raca tion at Vancouver. Mr. and Mrs. Huriburt returned home on Monday, having had a pleas- ant visit in Carmangay with their sen Lou. Miss Roso Huriburt, who was also visiting her brother at Car- mangay, bus gone to take a position in Rockford. Mrs. C. H. Bell returned from Maplo Creek last Sunday morning, where she had been visiting her brother, Mr. F. Shearer, and wife. Hubert, who had been'visiting at his uncle's home, accompanied his mother home. Mr. T. R. Blanie returned last Sat- urday night from Great Falls, Mout. Mr. H. E. Carlson, after n couple j of months spent at the coast cities and intermediate points, arrived home yesterday. Mrs. Geives with Donald and Kath- ryn Sulton, ot Hetlaw, spent the past week at the home of Mrs. J. White- field. Mrs. P. LaMarsh lias returned from a two weeks stay in Kitchener, B. C., where she was visiting her daughter, Mrs. Walter Schonert. Mr. C. R. Willie-ma, of.Stately, who, at one time, farmed in the Sunnyvale district, spent the week-end a guest of Mr. B. T. Hands. Crops are splen- did J'r; Wil- a and' wiis'here to sec about farm uelp. Mcs. Robert Patterson arrived here on Thursday, last by motor-from Luso- land, ahdi left fpr his home Monday, flfte'rnoon. now has Mr. Quito a number of people from Bovf Island went to Winnlfred today1 to tho PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR THE BUSY M A' N One million dollars worth of north- ern turs lava reached Fort McMurray. William Backhouse, postmaster at s Port Burwell, Out., for to years, has. resigned. Louis Leonard Howes, a 15-year-old boy, was drowned In the Battle River, near Waluwrlght. Rer. J. W. H. Milne, 1X1X, has re- signed as principal of Otavva Ladlea' College. Stuart Hall, a urumiueut fanner r8r siding two miles east ot Tofleld, com- lulled suicide. Hopes of establishing a. mail and passenger aerial service between. Uc- ijina and other points In the provisos and between Calgary aud Winnipeg are entertained. A fatal accident occured at Kelaey, Alberta, on Manday by which Ruth McDouald, aged twelve daughi ter of Mr. J. E. and Mrs. McDonald, lost her lite, U'is believed that 'she was thrown from her horso Ofl hsr way home from school, -.1 Orville Ogle, alleged-murderer of Thomas Dodds, a rancher at Mud River, near Priiice George, has been captured after 'a by" th6 -pro- vincial who had been 'on his trail for the last week'brleii days. Sir George Bury, for many' years vice-president in chajge. of; Canadian Pacific Ry., anil.more recently 'general manager, of ttie pulp Van- couver, has been Invited to take charge of reconstruction and manage- ment of the -national Mexico. railways of agricultural society fail. Mrs.-Tolan, 'of Montreal, arrived on Ihi3 evening's train to spend some weeks with her father, Mr.. N. Wat-, work and other-relatives. Mrs. J. B. Mitchell and liltlo grand- son, Leonard, went to Virden, JIan., to accompany her' moiher, Mrs.- T. Palmer, to her home at Virden. Mrs. Palmer Is not able to stay in Alberta, oivins to her- health. Start Children start Ihem right In learn- ing music, A good piano' and a good teacher are absolutely nc- cessaryi The .first we can "supply in MASON 4 RISCH They, cost less than yon ex- pect at .to Home" Sold on easy too. Ask (or. stylo colatoeueV Tho Balmoral Block Home of the Victrola" inc. Mrs. payc. fhi? some valuable Information and should receive great credit for It. .She was the first person to tell tho police that Bassoff was vroim'dc'd In his right leg. That day raw as perfect an organiza- tion as could be got together and at that liassoff watched them all day from the underbrush and made his escape that night. Tuesday was a day of rest so far as the Hnlloivay ranch was concerned, but the vigil was kept up and the police expected tho liandit to give himself up because they be- Hcved him unable lo travel at night, and Wednesday were s.lill confident that ho was In (ho dense underbrush at tho rear of the Halloway ranch. Why Bassoff did not shoot on Mon- day seo'ms a mystery. Tbero lip was armed with two ,Rtins, one of which was, loaded. Bassoff Is a dinning brulo. It la apparent that unless pushed hn would not shoot. On Monday ho still believed himself capable of outwitting radon unilov nnn nt "'5 "iver 10 vismng nor me poiico r n nan gallon policy one ot thcso fine days, mother, Mrs, Fanny Caldwell, and InformaUop glyoo If Virginia Cigarettes are your favorites, you will find everything you could ask for in the ideal cigarette. 10 for 15c. ;