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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OP LIVE LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 1920 LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN CP.R. PLANS FORMOVEMOTOF SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S BIG CROP Preparations for handling the wheat through Lethbridge are being perfected by the C. P. R. That a big busfneu from the south coming fs certain from reports received from many quar- ters and the amount of equipment that will be needed will be large the C.P.R. does not expect to experience any difficulty In i MOV Ink the large crop from the south' country. At the-present time the C. P. la co-operating with farmers and Implement dealers in giving preference to ship- menu. The only classes of freight that now hold sway over the bin- der twine are livestock and abtes, such at fruit vegetables and meats. This action on the part of the railway has, undoubt- edly, prevented shortages of bin- der twine In ttiany localities this summer. On southern Atbtrii divis- ion the company many brakemen and will need many more when grain- starts to move. Western Canada Colonization Company Has Raised Near- ly a Million Commissioner Freeman bas return- ed from- an executive meeting of tho Western- Canada Colonization Asso- ciation aud reported this morning that a reputable trust-company will be em- ployed to administer the lands of the association. .The Kegiua meeting was well attended by representatives from the throe prairie provinces. Plans for. future activities were, dis- cussed and arrangements for the se- curing of a charter and bylaws wero brought tip. Tho avenues through, which the association has been criti- cized were Ulkcd over aud, U IE un- derstood, efzeciirc answers have to coined. Tho aasocEation has secured for its work and onlj" a portion of those interested have been approach- ed. Mr. Freeman has little doubt but llmt the objective of one million and a half dollars will be reached. Tho delegates present were: From Alberta, Lieut.-Covernor Ed- monton; Mayor Brown, Medicine BrlgXien. McDonald, Calgary; Wil- Han Stalk aadJi K. Brown, Edmon- ton, and.Comrnissioner Freeman, Leth- brldgc. From Sa sk atcheura u th ere were present Mayor F. J. James, lie- "Ulna; JlaeMillan, Saskatoon; J. B. Musselman, P. Me Ara and L. T. McDonald, of. Uefiina. The Manitoba delegates were J. II. Ashilown, II. Carter, JT. Shaw' and. B.. Mllner, of Winnipeg; 7v- B. McKenztc. of Bran- don, and Bowman, of Dauphin.' Great Crowd Gathers at Sunday Evening Attraction at the Lake milted at present, will be 'wiped out. took this attitude because ho felt LhU measure would, wonderfully cflr- UU a traffic that menace. It was also in Hue with "progress and Instanced in thai connection the ad- vanced laws of the United States. Further, the .existing, law, had been beneficial and tKo records ol crime established that to tie the case. In 1914, prior to the adoption of the "pro- hibition law In Alberta, were arrests for m 1918, three years after prohibition had been euacted, the number was 825. ?ilr. Denoon met some of the arguments of those opposed lo pro- hibition. First there was- the. claim that 'prohibition does riot prohibit. In this connection :ha recalled that there a law against the use of certain drugs; nobody would claim that their use had.'absolutely ceased but no one would eay that for that reason the law "should'not be in ex- istence. Then there was the view that such legislation inter- ference.with personal liberty, and Mr. Dcnoon pointed out that all laws were an interference with personal liberty. Further, It was argued, that people cannot he made moral by law. -Mr. Denoon admittedUhat that was no argument against rid- ding the country of something that was a public nuisance, a public men- ace and a curse. That Sunday evening band concerts at Henderson'LaVe can become popu- lar was shown last night .when ap- proximately three thousand people to the like and .listened to a The Rhyming Optimist (By Mint Mhhaella.) Oh, the days are not far in the rear when tbo very best teller each year was a- book full ot sobs and of thrill- ing fretrt throbs that could make you weep many a tear. Any magazine story as well that could entertain fair YsobeL hfcd to [jlied with mush for she on slushflt was all. in fact, for which she fell. Thotieh sho sighed when the. fair heroine had six step- Bisters cruel and mean, she was sure in time she'd hear wcddisg tells chime when the hero apseared on the Bcene.1. And she knew, though 'twas Badly begun and she wept al! the way through part one, any tale would go rent to the lake and .listened to a rignt wheu that guy hove in sight, for irogram given by the Lethbridge hat was how stories were spun. But Warner Man Is hanuoatc Society. The enthusiasm the crowd showed ID applause was great. The Philharmonic Society wants to keep up tho Sunday evening concerts and In order lo do BO it is necessary for them to take up a collection to pay tor tho cipcnses, which consist chiefly of music. The concerts are not moneyflnaking affairs for the so- ciety. It was announced this morning by Mr. Beresiord, leader, that Philharmonic society will give the night a month to'any Bociely wishing to raise funds for a worthy cause. Next Sunday night's concert will be gireti under the auspices of the Army and Na-y Veterans' .Associa- tion. Credit is due to Mrs. McKillop, who acted as pianist, aud to Sirs. Kuth, who sang. Mr. Eutledge gave a fluto solo that was well received. ust look how at fair Ysobel, and I fear you will let out a yell. You will see at a glance she bas made an advance no longer reads books built to sell: No, the fair maid Is puzyllne ler head o'er tho problem of voting. ustead. She must cram in her pule how to keep tho world straight; she must know why Russia is red. Once she rooted for princes and dukes. hough ehe.met none outside her looks. Now she spends half the night frozen etlff with alright gloating over her favorite spooks. Forging Checks Against liquor Traffic Willie McClellan, of Warner, elect e'd. for Bpeedy ;trial- this :raorhing when brought fcefore Judge .Jackson, who was sitting in chambers. SIcGlel- lan is charged with forging five cheeks ,in Warner, using C. P. Woltte's name i and the Canadian Bank jit is possible McClellan will, ha tried on Wednesday in the District Court-, r Sam "Saunders, charged with the j theft of three suits of clothes in Blair- more, .declined to elect. Sydney Wil- Tams, charged with carnal also refueed to elect. Hay Growers'Mgr, Suffers a Relapse Farmers ot the Plncher Creek dis- trict interested in the South Alberta Hay Growers' Association are patient- ly awaiting developments, following the disclosures made recently con- cerning the association's finances. Fol- lowing the first outbursts of interest the subject lias died down, everyone waiting for the recovery of the former manager, J. J. Cameron. Since the disclosures, which were made on the day- of the annual meet- ing, Mr. Cameron has been ill. He suffered a nervous breakdown arid has not teen, able to assist the authorities In clearing up the situation. On Sat tirday, the Herald understands, Mr Cameron suffered a serious relapse. Rev; (Capl.) Denoon Makes Im- portant Deliverance on Forthcoming Plebiscite Rev. made a strik- ing utterance on the liquor question and the forthcoming plebiscite on Sunday morning at Knox church. It a logical, clear cut and effective outline of the case against strong drink, with none of the titter Invec- tive and passionate denunciation that more often harm than help an argu- ment. Mr. Denoon based his sermon on tho texts: BOY SCOUTS .IN MEXICO In the garden cultivated ty Samuel Graham, of Chester, Pa., there is'a tomato plant which has 108 well-de- veloped tomatoes, with so many sonis that Graham thinks the n umber will he increased to 200 by the time the first tomato is ripe. Burned Furiously All Day Sun- 6Wy stcokcrs and there ara no stook One Hundred and Fifty Stookers Wanted; None on Hand at Present Tho souih country is just getting in [arc still expected In Lethbridge. Mr. its for harvesters and the Loogtrorth his been telegraphing for result !s (hat Thomis them and his desires will be met as EUnerluleudenl al tho Lethbriclgc' far as possible. Up to noon today he branch of the provincial labor bureau, 'had sent out hundred men sicce now has jobs for one Uundrel and his office opened this Town Endangered Burning furiously, timber on the i mountain al the rear o( Michel all Jay Sunday filled the country with smoke, j ers. The northern sections of the I Lclhbrldge district have beon taking I the majority of harvesters so far. Up to Ibis morning Mr. had supplied farmers with more than nine hundred helpers. That figure covers the past two weeks. For the week ending Saturday five hundred This fire has been burning for about and twenty-seven men got work Says Husband fired Two Shots Husband Offers Excuse Say- ing Another Man Was Around Revolver plays In Lcthbridge have been growing frequent lately and the litest occurred early Sunday morning when Mrs. CemelliHi; 403 3rd St. South, complained to the police that tier husband had fired two shots through1.a window of her home. So far ho person has 'been hailed to court out of this affair. Apparently' starting with a booze party, according tOjthp complainant's story, corisiderablc'-hflarity prevail- ed In the 3rd St. house during Satur- day night and Cemelllni alleges that her husband put her out and then flred the shots. .Her.husband's story is to the effect that .his wife went out for tea with Jack. Yates and Joe Callshan. w ..The husTjand'tbld-Detecfive Wallis that Callahan returned house with his wife (Mrs. Cemellini) and that Callahan therednon 'received a good heating. The husband announc ert his intention'to'Detective Wallis to give Yates similar.treatment. The husband admits that 'two were fired, but says he does not know who fired them. v Sergt. Bowker also investigated the case and made a report. three weeks, and for several days, up to yesterday, it had feoeu practically extinguished. Commencing early in morning, fanned with a west wind, the fire started high up uu the mountain. It spread down, up and east, and last night the fiats were a glowing mags of fallen timbers and embers. Kijht up to the summit names could be eeen through the darkness and along the east the Cro was rapidly creep Ing. Three Lethbridge men, Bitting on the station platform at McGHlivray. last night, watched the progress of the flames. The crash of falling tim- ber could constantly bo heard and the track of the flames could bo easily traced through the blanket of smoke Bursting pots of flames kept the spec- tators advised tho progress. Like a star a patch of flames hunied con stantly within what appeared to be a short distance below the summit! Once the names started over the east side toward Crow's Nest they made rapid progress for about hour, when they seemed to halt. Tho timber is not largo up the mountain Bide ap a general rule, but there IB plenty there to feed the flames. The not "upon the wine when it >a red when it giveth its color In'the cup. when 11 moveth Itself 1'roverbs 23, 31. At tlie best it. biteth like a serpent and it stingeth like an erbs 23, 32. Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever Is deceived thereby Is not wise 2fi, 1 In opening the preacher recalled that Iha drinking of intoxicating linuors hail been a universal custom. In Iho past, liquor hail boon used free- ly at college commencements, fratern- al society meetings, weildlnge, llsmftl services and funerals, anil even had the sanction of the church. Ko old was the custom that it was no surprise to find It treated In the Iliblo and the texts, upon which he based his discourse, Mr. Benoon point- ed out, wore mere sample IJibllcal ut- terances. Tho texts quoted camo ffom_a veteran as words of advice to a youth, i they were the words of experience. In- ail wr.lks of lifo. ex- perience coimts, and the preacher asked, "Why hot In a consider- ation of tho liquor traffic Though, a venerable custom and though troaled. In the Bible, the tem- perance movement bad a slow growth. One hundred'years ago Iho campaign was for moderation, follower! by cam- paigns for total abstinence. Lately, however, science and education, com- merce and Industry, thn pulpit nnd thu press united to place alcohol In Ita truo category, It was not a food; It bad very limited medicinal value. It Is a drug and a poison nnd as such ts a meance to the individual, tho homo and the nation. A solution triuslhe found through elthor of throe courses, (1) Leave it alnno. 12) Reg- ulation.