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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, AUfiUST 23. 192i lethbribae Iberalb Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and THE LETH3RIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 126 6th Street Sovlh, Lethbridgo W. A. BUCHAXAN President and Managing DIrecloi John Torra nee Manajer the youus foreigner it he joes out into the world and sees them openly broken every day by the native-born Canadian, without any penalty telng imposed. We will never assimilate the foreigner and make' a good citizen of him by setting any such, MimSer Audit Bureau of Subscription Hates: Dally, delivered, per week Daily, by mall, per year Dally, by mall, for 6 months Oklly, by mall, 3 months Weakly, by mall, per year ...J .25 8.00 2.50 ua Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S. 2.00 trie PROBLEM OF THE FOREIGN BORN CITIZEN. The Macleod Times -makes some very pointed -references to. the situaj tion in Crow's Nest Pass, about which tbe Herald had something to recently. The paper re- fers "particularly to the failure of the country to properly (leal Tilth the foreigner problem, through education- al. facilities particularly. Here" IS part of what the Times says: Time and again certain persons Who are Interested. in the moral and civil welfare 61 the1 community have raised. theiVvoIces In protest, but they. might have: well- held their -breath; aa He cannot have any respect for our laws if ve break them openly and without punishment. The foreigner Is a real problem. He Is here, and, la most cases, to stay. Every good citizen should devoted to making him into a Canadian of the best type. How many of us look at (he new citizen from Enrona from hat angle! Aren't We forgetting the ituenship end of the matter alto- ether! It is lime for a lot of us to hint and think' seriously on (his ueetlon. THE RESULT OF THE EXAMINATIONS. The unsatisfactory examination ults were dlsciUsed by' Trustee S. A. G. Barnes, of the' Edmonton School Board, who cited the Email percent- age that .had passed." The system promotion by recommendation. adopted by the department of educa- they were only called pro: htbltloaists" and sneered at as "mor- al' reformers prying Into .affairs that did not concern and so 'the lawlessness was allowed to continue, with the 'result that Nemesis, has overtaken us and two strong young HTCS have been ruthlessly sacrificed upon the altar of lawlessness. How easy it was for those brigands to hide themselves, ami how ditficull it for the police lo follow them (Continued From Front Mr. Jas. S. Donaldson, who has been. agent for the .United Grain Growers at Munson, arrived iu town with hi: Mr. Donaldson will be In charge of the G. G. elevators here for the coming season. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Berrlnger have returned from Rochester, where Mra. Berringer has been undergoing medi- cal for some time. Mr. L. K. Parr spent' several' days in Vulcan tbis week, visiting old friends. PETER VEREGIN HEADS NEW COMPANY THAT Will FARM i BIG TltACrS NEAR COWLEY Miss Leverinjtcn and Miss Mat- thews of Kamlobpa, are visiting-Miss Leverington's parents for a few dava. Rev. and Mrs, A. B. Hayes may be gathered by consulting a few i figures relating to the area In which the 'shooting took place. These flg trrea weC3 gathered in December 1919.'and b'ecause ot the floating na tnreTof tie population, they were no' absolutely correct, yet they .will con Tey a1 fairly accurate what'the pop'olation consists of. In the village of Bellevne there is" an- estimated population of. 1300, made up of 30' English frpeaking: adults, and 23- English. Bpealrings children, ftnd '45 foreign adilta and .325 foreign child different.nationalities, and Austriqns predomlua: is .ofjust, over i 100 composed of 230 English-Bpeaklr Dili and 150 English-speaking, child ren, 465 foreign adults, and 300 for eign chUdi-erl from 19 nationalities also with Anstrfans and Italians pre- In the town of there Is an estimated population of half of whom are foreigners, so that this gang having a few friends in each, of these places could not only hido away for a considerable time but could easily be supplied with food. TheM people came to our shores al the earnest solicitation of our govern- ments and they have segregated them- selves in oux mining and construction camps, but the governments have V. done nothing to instil in their minds WHEAT the-Ideals of Canadian citizenship bat have allowed conditions to exist that have made these people a menace to all law and order. The government has clone very-little-, even for the children as any' person j could see who took the trouble to investigate conditions as they Misled last toll. .In Bellevue, for instance, ia the month of December, 1819, there were. 259 children in tho' public "schools 'attending Grades 1-XI. There were 1 .teachers. THe children were .drawn from 15 different nationalities of whom 120 were English-speaking. The' important fact of the situation, however, lies In the fact that these children, were being taught In build- ings absolutely, Inadequate and 'unfit fpr the purpose. The school building was over-crowded and the overflow was being accommodated In stores and private dwellings, one of which was reported as toeing a blind pig. In Hlllcrest the conditions were much the same. Not only should the area be-cleaned Up but some active measures should be taken the these people, especially of the child- ren, the of Canadian! citizen- 'What has teen done along this line has been left to private en- terprise, and .to the self-sacrificing Jabora of one or two preachers who have tried to do their best with rio funds and an Inadequate plant. I Undoubtedly we have failed to I waelr and helpfully with the "for- I signer" problem. Most people look I upon him as an alien, only nt for I low forms of labor. They fail lo l pgnlie that ho, in most cases, becomes I a citizen .and is therefore a fellow l( Canadian. He is either married when I he comes here or marries later, raises I: familr and- they are Canadians Jj: That Is, they are Canadian citizens but they know our language I i; bur customs, or laws. It Is dlffl 11. emit, nnrtoubtedly, to reach the older I people amongst'the foreigners, but I' through our'..own, school> wo should I bo ftblo to afElniiialo the II people. We must theni the full r est opportunity (p obtain an educa (ton; special attention should be paii I i to this class of peopld wherever Ihej tre a considerable population within I] ihe province. There Is no use in Ir. tUllIng a respect for our laws into Ion, was criticized, the speaker show- ng that at Queens avenue; school a" disagreement be: ween the" inspector and tho principal made it necessary for all pupils to ry the exams., only" 16 out of 55 He thought that if all the pupils-recommended for promotion In other schools had 'been.' obliged to write on exams, the percentage of liliirea would have been even grjater. 'It would'seem-that a thorough in- quiry lato the'faljuro of so many stud- ents and entrance examinations throughout the vveek. province .would not -be amiss. Most of successful students, hut when one lears of schools that-passed almost hundred many failures, there Is bound to a doubt raised'as to whether the papers set were too hard or the training of the pupils prior to the examinations was faulty. .There is one'school ia the Lethbridge ..Inspectorate that passed twelve .students out of thirteen trying the examinations, and in another, a purely rural school, three'students tried the entrance and all passed. We admit .that there are "very few cases of this nature; but these cases never- arouse curiosity. Were the pupils brighter.than -the ordinary or wera the teachers of n. higher .quality? Certainly_there an.erplana-, and the. condusionj. tSat ,wlll 'be most .generaliy.: -.that 'ihe teachers the. bulk of the credit Then-: it tn'ii-'- teachers can ret uraed from the ir' trip to the coast, and'have taken up their residence here. Mr. Hayes conducted the services at- the' Presbyterian church last _._.... 1 Mr. Ed. Brown, of the Imperial Hotel, has teen a very busy man late- ly supplying harvest' hands: to the. farmers. He has teenx forking In conjunction super- intendent of the government employ- ment bureau, tr. Trenholm has' his threshing machine- all ready for work audv-soon we sBall hear the hum. of .the' grain separator. After the hot weather we have'hat the change on come, breezes'bringing a nice teutl of an Inch. John Lar'sen is now at work: again having recovered from a bad. sore which had developed into blood onlng. He. received medical attend ance at the Hat. BLAME FORMER EMPEROR FOR COL1JAPSE OF THE AUSTRIAN FORCES EDMONTON, Aug. gangs wiil-be'senl out at once by the rovincial government railway depart- ment to begin work on the A. G. "V. recohstracUoix] program. The re- iflrt and recommendations of Harry the ''department's engineer, fere submitted to Premier Stewart on Wednesday and accepted, with >fder to get the work started immedl- tely. Between Edmonton and Lao la Blciie, the proposed repairs Will con- sist'mainly "of laying new ties, aril everal crews will be engaged on thle work as a supply of ties can distributed along the line. North of Lac la BIche the work will argcly In tho-wav of ballasting and ditching. The intention is to put the entire road In shape for adequate operation this fall, and It Is estimated thAt about will'be spent before tie end of the present year." This amount will come from the'gbvernment's appropria- tion and will he financed by the pro- vincial treasury. blame for the col- lapse-of the'Auslrlaa" forces on the Wave rrV-er.Jn the Austria-Italian cam- paign, is placed'on the former Em- peror Carl by the report of a commls s Ion "appointed' to" investigate war de- liaQidehcles. Oh the fateful November the report says, the then Emperor issued three: cbnalctlns'orders within a few first .'was'for-tha conclu's- an armistice. Forty minutes later was .revoked "and 95 min- utes .afterwards it was issued again. During this was said, the Emperor consulted DO one on the mat- ter. must' report 'soya, f the Emperor and his advis- ors were not guided by the fear of the army.flooding on Vienna rather than by any fither plrcumstonces. It. may, be, perhaps, express In- tention, but rather supcTjnsbldusIy, that with, more than one of these incn thai tSe troops had better iot return home at'all." Twenty-five lulles on both sides of the MacKeiizie rivev have been staked for oil claims. At a Paris, Ky., quarry, lightning discharged threo blasts ,wtiich had made ready to be fired tho fol- lowing morning. Abrahom Shaw, Kingston, was elected grand master Sover- eign Grand Priory of Canada Knights International Typographical Union has .whofe total 1919 earnings ware an In creaso of 40 per cent, over 1918. It'eports'otjNew York- maternity hospitals show" that since 191C the average per capita cost of stork visits has increased from to "New York grocers say there, ha! been a remarkable increase in tbe "buying of large sacks anc declare hundreds of women are niak ing skirts out of tho flour sacks. Hough ton, Bethlehem' Pa., asked his congregation to re main 15 minutes after the sermon to pray for a'plckpocket who had iobb'ftt him of his1 wallet containing S5S while on his way to church.. Justice Clements of Saginaw, .Mich, raised the fiue'tor drunkenness from to f50 and said he would .en force prohibition if he "had1 to'fil the JaUs so full of d runks thei: legs stuck ont.ot.the windows." Figures submitted U> the Colorado tator Deparimeat In a wage disput show that a sheepsliearer earned a minimum of ?35 a (lay for a perloi of two days hi earnings were1 much in excess of tha s'um. The. uumber of divorces in Chlcag so that a- statisticiai flgures', If the increase -continue "ie Jauiol Ed- lion. Cleo. P. Graham, who I B the summer with family al Haten Island, N'.'-Y., was a passengi't n a seaplano among .the clouds whe'u ine trouble developed and tliu ie with its occupants, Jiududlric Jajor Tibbs, the aviator, and Mr, Tames S. Graham, cousin. of the ex- nlnster of railways, -fell -iiito the ocean last iveok. disabled air-' cruft was rescued by. boats and the oocupsnts laaded safely on aaors uu- .rnsed.- ALL GENUINE MASON .PIANOS Are'Sold .at. 'factory t You save, money because we nave twenty- direct factory stores-ln Canada. style; Booklet. _ Balmoral-.Block -Home -of the Vietrela" FERNfE ENDANGERED BY FIRE (Soeclal to'The Hefaldl FBRN1E, Ang. even- Ing at a. quarter to six 'o'clock, the whistle of the Elk Valley sa_w mill sounded a long blast, followed by sev- ones which at once aroused the whale town as It'indicated'fire at he big mill. The road was soon full f pedestrians and automobiles speed- ng to Pernle. The city, fire molor soon Joined the procession, but when It arrived at'the mill it was at nee seen tfiat" the water' system, at he mill had the flre completely under ontrol and that there .was no danger >f serious damage being done. Fire had crept into the woodwork if the waste carrier where It joined he steel hood which connected It to he big burner, and though hard to ;et at it was easily kept under" con- rol and no hindrance to operation will result." Eastern Canada Reports Indicat- ed Sharp Decline in Employment. OTT.AWA, Aug. from over five thousand 'to the Dominion headquarters of the employ- ment service of department of labor, indicates that, disregarding lose of time due to strikes, there was a decline In the volume of employ- ment during the July 3, as compared with similar "reports cover- ing the previous week.'A .-decrease had been expected but "not on such a large scale. For the following week, however, these firms anticipated mak- ing substantial additions to their pay- rolls. In comparison with their- re- turns they reported tbaljthey had en larged their staffs- The three prairie .provinces were the only ones to show ,an_ increase while among tie declines Ontario had he biggest. The best increases were n railway construction work, edibl< ilant products and branding.conetruc Ion. Further Increase i, were expect ed. Largest reductions' among he firms manufacturing rubber goods ron and steel and A slight decrease in placements by ,he employment service re corded by the department for the week end ed July 31 as compared yith the prev iotis week. AMERICAN T-REldHTEH ON FIRE; GOING TO HALIFAX Aug. il.VrThs Ameri- can wooden steamer Mendora waa re- ported today by., wireless naklng ror Halifax at six and a half inqta an hour with .smoke .pouring 'rom her hold. The Menpora, a vessel of tons, which. left August 9 for cargo, sent this mes- sage: "Returning to Halifax on fire. Blaze not located. No flames yel, but mud amelf of burning wood. Position 31 noon today 93 miles southeast ot the Choabeague." Che.ibeague is an Island in Casco Bay, Maine. BUSH FIRE DANGER OVER RUN DOWN AND KILLED TORONTO, Aug. 23.4-WhlIe hold !ng an umbrella to protect her from the rain late Saturday night on th NEW 'Arcs. laptlst missionaries and-: students rom the University Missionary Med- cal School are aiding the Chinese uthp'rifies in fighting a severe, cholera pidemlc In Szchuan Prov- nce, West China. W. P. Lipphard, secretary of the American Baptist foreign Missionary Society, has just ecelved a' message from Dr. JW; R. torse, of Chengtu, stating :that the irovincial officials called upon the Drench doctors of the Pasteur Insti- ute aiid Dr. Morse "and Dr. Allan, of hft China Medical Missionary Assocla- ion, to help fight the epidemic. -The Chinese officials accepted the advice of. these medical men'and placarded Ihengtii with instructions for pre- ventive measures. Dr. Morse's mes- sage stated: "We are here where plague and epidemic and pestilences begin. Wore Asiatic cholera Sanjranclsco he American nation would spend mil- lions gladly to slop it, hilt here, for hundreds or thousands we can kill the trouble before it can 'raise its head away from home. We are doing what ws1 can'with an Inadequate force and money, but we are pulling our schools and pupils to a very real test and we'll win out." Secretary tlpphard stated that as a 'result of the Baptist New World Movement it Is hoped to enlarge the medical school aud .hospital at Cheng- tu and also to send approximately 85 missionaries ifo the several missions in China during the nextfoar years. To give general must be solid leather-arid have good V.-.i- We have a Hue of Boys'. Shoes which are solid leather'through- out, caps, counters, iu'nersolea and hecla. Stout fair slitched.and ataiidarrl screwed. Uppers have Delias 'hackstrap with double arid triple'sowing. These shoes will wear .and th?' extra, they cist makes them a much chwiuer slioe, considering-.wear value than the cheaper grades. _ j Ask To Be Fitted.' t Show For All Ages W. J. Nelson Co, t Sherlock Building U- WEST SEE PAINTING? Aug. 2'A-Forty paint- ings, etchings, drawings and English water colors from the Canadian ional exhibition collection will be sent as a travelling art exhlbltito Vancou- ver and New Westminster, B. C. The pictures are being sent by cour- tesy of the exhibition association at the request of art lovers In the two British Columbia cities. French, Bel- gian, American; Canadian and Eng- Queen Street bridge, ifrs.'Nell Munn llsh artists arc represented inlho col- was run down and seriously Injured cctlon. by an auto driven by'JpHn'McLean, who rushed the to St. Michael's Hospital. She' died yester- day afternoon. Our New Steam Pressing Machine Will not be hard on your clothing. properly, pressing and sponging .will make your garments wear longer. Why not have your pressing done by the newest pro- cess, pur prices are reasonable. MEN'S OR LADIES' Suit, Dry Suit, Sponged and Pressed Suit Pressed .___. .S....... Work called for and delivered. Lee Duck 402 THIRTEENTH STREET NORT PHONE7'1770 MEIQKEN ON RELATIONS WITH UNITED STATES SOUTH PORCUPINE, Out, Aug. 23. danger from hush 'fires which had menaced this section of the north country Is past as a result, of rain whkh began on Friday evening and continued the greater part or satnr- rtay, completely saturating tho ground. argues, Hint every fall in tho price of wheat means more (o the western KraltL grower than has been generally estimated, and the nccesallyfor those cation for Western Canada, It is nb reforms which would reduce Iho farm- vious, the drain Growers Uuldo cr's costs bucoma Sr.'.'vadnBly urgent. NEW Canadian Press) August issue of ''The< Maple Die New York Canadian Club's monthly magazine, contains the fol-. lowing greeting to Canadians In New York from Premier Melghen: "Every trtie at heart the Importance, from every.worthy standpoint of maintaining the good I ol the citizens of the UnlUd Slates. EVcry true Canadian desires as well that the people of this country should not misunderstand and should harbor nothing but friendly sentiments for the people of the United States. "No single factor contributes more to the achieving of this', result than the spreading through each of-tticsa countries of real and correct informa- tion on matters of interest affecting tho other. The publication which Is so properly called "The Maple Leal" is designed to play a part In "this great work and In doing so IB entitled to encouragement." TORONTO, Auf. connection with the proposed peace memorial bridge at Niagara Falls, permanent organization Is to he formed in this ity Wednesday night, when repre- sentatives of the 0. A- R., the Spanish war veterans, Iho American Legion, the 0. W. V. A., the Veterans of For- eign'Wars of the United Statos of America, and tho Canadian'and Amer- ican peace bridge committee will meet at the Iroquols hotel here. PEACE MEMORIAL BRIDGE FOOD FOR THE GERMAN KIDDIES PHILADELPHIA, Aug. The American Krlenda Service Committee, Philadelphia, has arranged (o make shipments of food for the child feed- ing vork In Germany In sufficient quantities to last until the end of the year. v Recently there have been shipped from New York, 240 tons .of cocoa, 317 1-2 Ions of lard and cases of condensed milk. Toledo voters rejected proposal to bond the city for to tmy Irnnsfiortatloo system. LAKE WINDERMERte CAMP, -In an Ideal a beautiful log cabin with Enjoy this Bummer roughing itf- grandeur havp every modem Wan now to stay at Lake SVindermere sandx beaclics of Lake Wlndermeft, UritWi Columbia's IJcst warm water mountain the heart of (he C V f licet or you want, boating-, hiking, tnotoriug, golf, doiklng, and many olhtr favorite pastimes. I Aak thd nearest Canadian Pacific agent for full Rcttci1 tiiafce DOW, Through Sleeping Cars (rom Calgary op Train No. I nt a.m. Tuesdays FHi.iys, Yohirnlng samo day Wfndermero. Car for occupancy at-Calgary previous cvcninu. J..GORDON TICKET 512 ;