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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 25. 1020 THE PAGE NINE Me Wanted To Do (he Preach- ing While Wifie Did The Practising NKW C'liaplln's focialisiic theories did as much Lo Jivreck-hls own Lome us over his rustaru pics did damage In the kltch- cua or the films. This was tho state- ment made -by his wife. Mrs. Mildred plarrl? Chaplin, who admitted here Jtliat Eho had brought suit for divorce ion the grounds or "mental cruelly" Jn the Los Aiiglea courts. "1 wouldn't say anything lo hurt Bho said, "tut U Is true. I thought everybody knew Ihat be is in- icreKled In Socialism. He brought bis radical friends-to the house, And 1 didn't llko them. I wouldn't cat with them. i "Tho trouble wilh. Charlie's Social !sm was that ho wauled lo do the preaching ;md let me do Ihe iiractls- jiiff. He talked u 191 abont-how wrens it'was lo money on luxuries Tbat was why he wouldn't let me Jiave a But he had a bis ma- chine himself. I had to take taxis, uud thcu lie found fault with the bill. I was in the hospital last 'wliler, when my baby wns horn, he promised ine an inilomablle. He was very good and kind to mo then, Bui when I got well and went home lio me nn old second-hand thai he had traded.In for one of his studio cars. "Ho didn't lake an Inlcrijsl ii: hav- ing pretty, likings or a good time, lie wanted me to have two dresses and one coal, 1 bad to sucks with my own money, Hse he would go wilh holes. -At Christmas time he thought U wns silly to have a tree nm] presents. Hut 1 trimmed ifiy tree myself and 1 gave liim presents. He didn't give me any. "After the fjuesls were sonc bo gave ine a .platinum nnd diamond clgarctfc case that some one had given hi en duu wiu me 1 '.culd trada It for auy- Ih'iuE 1 wanted. 1 told him I would rather have bad a rose-that'be Uad given me of hla own uccurd. Thil waa tho first Christmas we were mar- ried aud H broke my heart, I crjed all ilay." Mrs. Chaplin said Ihat she kuowhow iriuch money her'buaUaud gavo to radical oEaiilzatlons. but juo knew be had la So- cialistic groups. He was always reading the 'Liber- ator.'" she said. "He uacd lo walk iijout the town halt the Hghl, 'saying 10 had lo think. Ho never did ady- hlng but 'ihiat.'" Mrs. Chaplin will spend, the EUTU- nier at Mamaroneek, where toe has taken a house, and will work every day nn a'new picture for'the CbapllC' Mayer company! She said she bail also been asked Ay Al Woods to re turn lo the legitimate stage. lie actlou for divorce waa filed without her knowledge her Angeles lawyers, she aa she hail eipected iho matter lo te delayed uiitil Sho declared thero was no Irulh In Iho fhe ivas suing en the grounds of physical brutality; lha.t she o mental cruelty" from.her comedian husband. Mrs. Chaplin Included in the list ol menial tortures lo which Eho had teen subjected tho fast Ihat tbclr marriage on October 23. 1918, was kept secret four months, oil' Ihc ground that It would injure her hna band professionally. Tiir Best of aH Fly Killers J.Ge Packet a( all Druggists Grocers and General Stores AFTERJHfiVING Heal the Skin and tion witli ''ABSORBINE JR." J The most Iicnlinj, most moiL-cITcclivc skin lotion you can use after shaving 13 one you CAR -make up at home by adding one ounce of "ABSORBIiXH JR." to a quart of or witch hazel. To rub this lotion over the fare after shaving is a. luxury indeed. It takes _ away all chppping and the prcvejits-.nfcction. A solution o( JR." in water makes an excellent mouth wash; it thoroughly cle.ins the moutli, destroys ancl prevents decay; fine for the teeth and gums. 11.25 a most rlnigRijta cr sent postpaid by V. You-NG, Lyinan Buildinsf, Montreal. 33 IRRIGATION OR EMIGRATION A tj (Farm and Ilanch Review.) A considerable section o( the south westerly portion ot Alberta has bee orely Irlcd durine the pasL four yours Weather conditions have Ucdu orahlc. Drought and high winds hnv Iilayccl havoc vrllh crops 'and man farmers arc just aliout afthe end o tnelr ns well "as Tho clogan noiv Is: "Irrigato or Eiu grate." Nature, with her usual foresight, ba fortunately provided wate surply for a large.aiea'of land withi this stricken district. From field 1 ves.tigatirms made, it' also a pear that the water can be hrougl to tho laud within u feasible ex turc. AM of is quite admiral) ami S'ery' eallsfaclory. Havinp' thcsa. circumstance's view the Ooverriment ot Alberta, at th last session of life' Assembly, broujl down legislation providing for' the fo niation of "Irngnllon Districts." whli were authorized lo construct and o erule I! irritable lands within, such dlstrlc as security for bonds'issued In ord to ohlnin the necessary capital bring tho water- lo the land, Th also was very satisfactory', i TOe Lethbrldge Northern Irrlgatli was duly formed undor th Act and. in due course, after prelim ary. surveys, a bond" issue was plac on theiiiarlieL to cover the estlmat cost of the Provinc! Euaranteelnf Intere p'aymenls forHo first two yean. ir.IgM" .expected, h'owev rio'aclive dernand arose for these s' unties at nguroa that -were not ru ously Tho United Slates bo Investors.had painful recollections Ihe absolute faHure, from ortc can and another, of similar organizallons in (he Wcstnrji States and.could not bo induced to.lnltc up (his issue. In- cidentally, at a tlmo when the old Province of Onlario Is compelled lo pay. Eli per cent- on Ils own bonds, wilh all RE resources nnd wealth' behind such', fssues, It would secern hopeless lo bonds wilh any speculative feature about ihem H a price LhaL would make irrigation construction feasible as a business un- dertaking. This having been demonstrated, the District, with the co-operation of a numuer of Influenllal and public splr- iteil men, appealed lo Ihe Provincial and Federal Governments for aid In financing. And Ihen begins the play- Ing of politics and (he of tho buck" apparently inseparable from tho conduct ot our public affairs.' At this wrillng. the Federal Govem- menl, through the Minister of the In- lerlor, has "cinofflclally" suggested lhal it will provide the five 'million I lit OF nil Happily Stopped.When He 3 OTTAWA Sr.: Jlt'li, P. Q. "Fora year, 1 suffered with ftlilit- being forced lo slay in bed Tor five months. 1 Iricd all kinds of medicine without relief and thought- 1 would never be iWc to wilt igiin. One diy while lyinj in e6evl "J-'ruil-a-ljuts" llio great fruit medicine; indit seemed Just what I I decided to 1ry it. The first tax httycd me, and I tool the (shifts IricAof the Rheumatism left me." I.ORKXZQ XEDtJC. 50e. i boi, 6 for trial siie 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid bj Frait-i-tirea Limited, OlUvt. lollars needed against on Issue o! 'rovlnclal bonds to tpter.the amount. tie Province securing Ly taking p the Irrigation District bonds. And lere Ihe raalter la likely o continue 16 rest for Bom6 Hmo. There'ire several Gite' this con roversyl.. Irrigation wlLhTa Alberta must indisputably be regarded as a "rovinclal concern." But, on tho other land, lha Federal Government con rols and owns Jhe natural resources Ibe Province and also thev.lltfc to he water. It also administers (he matter loo vigorously rnoro harm than good fa frequently done. Pass- Jons 'are aroused ani resentment is engendered. !t Is fairly, certain lhal aclibii involving a five million, dollar guarantee canrol br> taken by Order- In-Councll '.either at Kdrnonton or at Ottawa, to say nothing of the far- reaching' principle iiuoiveu in such an undertaking. The Albcrla Legis- lature Is not In and menl has entered on its dying hours. It is Just as well for.tho people af- fected to look facts straight In the face. If an early and acceptabla under- Rtamilne could be arrived at between the Provincial and Dominion Govern- ments, which should be possible, the Aiberta Government, [u order to nurry construction might make finan- cial advances under Gove.mor'a War- rant. Is a somewhat