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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1Q20 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PACE NINE Mennonites Ask Quebec For Right to Use German Language in the Schools QUEBEC, Aug. the Ing of representatives of the Meirnon- ite church in Manitoba and Saskatch- ewan with lion. L. A.'Taschercau, premier of Quebec, yesterday, the premier bandc-d-tbo Canadian Press a cupy of the document, made hy .the delegates. The document is dated Hoinland, Manitoba, 13, 1920, and the delegation repro- Mining the Iteinland Mennonlto church IIOHI- lioinlitud, In Manitoba, and near llagtiu and also" near Wymarti, iir Saskatchewan, took the liberty lu the i ot the fald church or to submit their aims, and ask the most srai'lous considerailon ol the Quebec vernment. Tbo document states grant and assure (or hare tt ratified by the Dominion government) an entire eieupttoa from any mili- tary force as defenseless Christians, tailed Mehuontles. privilege of affrmlug with the simple or "no" Instead ol taking oath inVr out of courts. fullest privilege ol exercis- ing our religious principles and rules of our church without any kind of molestation .whatever. privilege of own private. school buildings and maintaining them at our o'tvn expense and to cdu- our children in the same, accord' ing to our creed in.our own customary St. George's, the Jormer Capital, while rum shops may be said to bo studded air over.the island. The number'is altogether out of to'the It would be a rare, thing !or a license to be refused. While 1 was there a man was granted a license who only a feiv weeks before had been ionyleted for illegally selling liquor. It was given, too. by the very Magis- trate vrho had fined him! Bermuda, before the United became anything like wae vis- ited by some 30.000 :Atnericans every season, it is likely to become an bar to our souther, -neighbors, un- less the .wave ot prohibition should chauco to sweep that way. v, i uu uui-uuitriit 3mna that the MCTuonte, fearing that their without Any rcstrlu- language and religion inay be taken J from Ibera in the "provinces where j they now reside, see tlismselves com- i pelled by their conscience to look for tjmothc-v home wbere'lhey hiay live up jlo Ibelr .confess Km' 'without jjuotcsLed or restricted. What They Want They on to outline Iheir be- and customs, stating that they ?vlsh to niake their abode in Oie.prov- Mncc of Quebec and qsk" tor the fol- jjowing privileges to-be granted tbem j by law forever: lions. administer and invest the BIG TIMBER LIMIT ACQUIRED BY SPRUCE FALLS COMPANY estates and Inherited property of our people, especially that pt widows and orphans in our own trust system called the "waisenaint" according to our rules and religion without any re- strictions. make our place of abode in your province on the above grants and privilege. The delegation'said they represent- ed Mennonites ia Manitoba aud Saskatchewan. Sir (jeorge Perley Says Outlook is Will Pull Through. OTTAWA, Aug. Britain is having her Has Thorough Representation Triough' Oilly 1303 Electors Seated so much Is.being-slid and Trltlen in -Canada wilfi reference to representation .by population. it is interesting; to', know-thai, there is'at ileast; one place under -the British Kiupire-; where -no .complaint can .be 1 inadeuin this important respect. I refer'to Bermuda, that little para- dise Jii Xne; Atlantic, as it Is .so otlcii a. land which, al- though leasf'ilraii.two days' sail from Jlalifax'dr knows neither ITost.nor snow. Cb'Wevcr, to the rep. by pop. :B muda 'at the last "census had a- jippu' lation "of white nnd llio of whom were remainder colored. families on the island. He pilots all. dm bills through the House, and his task Is no sinecure. TJie. will of tho Legislative Assem- bly is supreme in all matters of fin- ance, and .in striking contrast to .what obtains in other Crown colonies. If, fnr instance, the Colonial Office sent out an oificial'who either regard- ed as incapable or himself obnoxious ill1 any-other-way, tho elect- ed members to vote his salary, and liis finish. :Such.: action is. said to have' been takiti" on r one" occasion' many years ago. ..The Ijegislatite Council, or "upper jip.iise." la a snail body coai prising" officials and members by the they 'occasionally, do .a. ilittlo recom- mending-on the bills, passed by the and have even been known to Initiate'a measure- now and then. Still' :Uicyi'-are: Jiol, like ou? Senate, taken: xferyVserlously. No Motor'Cars There A cable was published in.The Globe recently to the effect that automobiles had 'been -prohitjlted .'In'Bermuda. They 'have, .been debarred 'for- some troubles and lots of them, but she will pull out all right and her smile upon civilization is 'How SI: George Perley, Canadian commission- er 'in London', expressed himself lo the Canadian Frees today on re- turn from tho Old Country, along with Lady Perley. I "The sound common sense of the British people In the Old Land Is sim- jply wonderful. They take their trou- [bles philosophically and have manag- ed everything exceedingly well during these trying months since armistice day. Last year when, a .railway strike broke out they just set to work and became their own and soon the strike was he said. Sir George was extremely pleased with the changed position regarding Poland. Along with-other prominent men who'were with him he expressed theielief that the new turn of events would result in the niixup between tho Bolsheviks ;and Poles being -straight- ened out much more nulckly than If the reds, had reached Warsaw..-._. Asked regarding Canadian-trade in Europe, Sir George said, the outlook was never so bright. He r strongly counselled Canadian merchants .to buy every dollars'.worth cf goods "In.Great THREE KILLED WHEN GAS TANK EXPLODES SOUTH AFRICAN CRACK ___ j WINS 400 METRE DASH SYRACUSE.- N. V.', Aug. _J----------. msn. were killed an.d 12 hurt when a.; .'ANTWERP. Aug. G. D. two thousand gallon gasoline refer-j RUM, the South African cr.iek. won voir exploded here shortly before 101 neat of the OK o'clock morning. Among the In-! ruu here today. His time wat jured is J, H. Jardine. secretary ofi JQ 3.5 or i 1.5 slower the Toronto harbor commission. His (nan record G. M. Busier, Great Britain, was Kecoiid; Eugdahl. Sweden third, and 1'rank J. Shea. I'uilcd States, fourth. J. C. A'insn-orth'Davis. Great Britain, was lifth. with Dafel, South Africa, sixth. injuries are not to be of a serious nature. It is estimated that there are nearly four million rats- in New York city. PARIS LONDON VIVAUDOU MONTREAl NEW YORK, .SUttullott of land by llie l.will develop and the Nations D.rury government, showing uskaEing where the company J ,'EContinental Railway running be- tween the two Mocks acquired. Of Hie total only are: electors, despite the fact', tlrali tlie property being but a mat- ter of The, Island Is divided into nine parishes, each .of, which re- four niemhers, in cnrjposly eiipush.. as will bo seen by a slinplo' division sum, giving rcpVescmative for every tii'tt of sixteen" to' -six electors. Applying this avfrage i law_ There are no street or to Toronto, with voters, Britain rath'er than In Stales. said In the, would 'UnKed have a double'advantage in that- it- would strengthen empire relations and also offset the exchange situation. for the Royal City crew, the final count being New .Westminster 3, Van- couver 0. SLATES KINGSTON COUNCIL KINGSTON', Ont., Aug. pre- senting, his annual report to the city council. City Auditor Muir makes the following observation: munlcipai business of 1919 VANCOUVER, Aug. through three periods without'either team having scored agoal, New the most poorly conducted busi- ness that I have ever seen. For five months from.July 1, the city's busi minster and Vancouver amateur la- crosse teams last night entered tho fourth and final quarter with a spirit p[ "do or die." New Westminster times and the V. A. C. were unable to retaliate. The -victory clinches the. Mann cup, the amateur championship of Canada ness, especially that of the works de- partment, was conducted "wiinouu re- gard to "statutes, municipal by-laws or any other procedure, being done principally by so-called 'round robins.' There is no authority for doing busi- ness la this he- continued. nousecleaninff is fatiguing. TVhen everything1 is made spic and apan you are tired out and uncomfortable. But a sprinkle of Mavis Talc will'hciji make you feel like yourself again. Mil- lions of women this fact, and they always use it after their house- hold work. Mavis Talc is refreshing and truly IRRESISTIBLE. At all good druggists and toilet counters. frr o s i s 11 bio 322 Fifth Street South years latest, move as inp.ot an. en WINNIPEG LADY is DROWNING VICTIM KBNORA, Au'g. Perry, wife of Rev. Dr. B. O. Perry, ot "Winnipeg, was drowned In tlie ot the Woods last night as of a tragedy caused-hy. tho ba-ck fir- Tvould allow esacily Keiubevs for the city. "What a -royal lime there would be at' Queen's Park with- such an aggregation. -A Representative Assembly thirty-six members of the Ber- niuda'Hoiise of nr'e.alsb tliorougrily representative, inasmuch as colored men 'are; for- elec- tion, jirovidcd they the neces-. eary property qualification, -and sev- eral intelligent legislators of this.classl other railways in Bermuda Uj ilisturb the pence of visitors or'natives.. 'An attempt made by a syndicate with, headciuartere in Toronto, a few "years ago to secure a franchise for a street railway, but success.. The horse and the bicycle still hold sway. There are some delightful coral roads. but they are narrow, with many awk- ward turnings, and no doubt the ex- isting transporlation.facilities safest and beit. liquor laws occupy 'scats loilay. The members L3 easy" as would be found anywhere i are paid two dollars per diem for their jso far the> is services, so that the longer the session .there dre" numerous bars the more- the remuneration. Needless to say; some of the sessions are very lengthy. The legislators receive like ray for committee or for ser- ''vices rendered upon such public bod- ies, like Hoard of Health, as they bo A remarkable feature of this popu- iar Chamber, tho Legislative Assembly, j Is that only one man who can in any' sense bo sahl, to represent tlie Gov-j allowed a .scat therein.! That otficinl is {lit and even lis lias to go th-rougn ordeal of ,-.n election, .the. sanie as any ordinary member. The present occu- pant of that position Is-the Hon. Re- ginald Gray, comes from one of the oiliest and most respected both' in Hamilton, tho Capital, and in their camp from The fire spread' quickly and all to jump in the lake. Fortunately were .good swimmers or many others would have lost their, lives. The call for help was heard -by Dr. Perry anil others, in launches to the tpbl and rescued