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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LtrrHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1920 5 Prow ietcri and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITED tt Mh Gtntt South, Lethbrldge, Albert! A. BUCHANAN President and Managing Dl-Kter JOHN TORKAXCE Business Manager "Aujtt Bureau of Circulations Subscription Ratei: per Dally, by mall, per year............ 3.00 Dally, by mull for 6 months........4 J5 Dairy. mall. 3 by-mall, year.......... Wttkiy; br mali. per yelr to U.S..- I.M CONGESTION IN THE COURTS The experienco ic thu local where the civil sittings ot tie Supreme Court are 'now being held, points strongly to the necessity of eitra Judg- es of the superior court to keep up with and deal with the business on han.d. Of- sozrie sixty -actions ou the cause ilst only ten so far bave been tried, nni! this In spite ot the fact tbat an week has heen ticked ou to the regulation session of tsvo weeks. It was only by chance tbat the week has been added, ia Ibat It was found for Mr. Justice Walsh to be iDo You Know? THE ELECTIONS', IN B.C. The Liberal government in B.C. seems to hive come through vester- day's general election with a cousid- following. The report- ed election of seven Independents would indicate that the political senti- ment of that Province Is unsettled, and that people are breaking away from-the !n very many constituencies there were three and lour candidates, and the old parties suffered from'the breaking up of the vote by these contestants represent- ing different groups. The Liberal baity undoubtedly suffered more harm fn this respect than did the Conserva- tive. -In Iwo instances seats were lost because of two Liberal candidates the party vote. In. Yale, the former Liberal member failed to ob- tain tho nomination and ran as an independent. This In" the party gave tho seat to the Conserva- tives. Exactly the EP.DIB condition oc- curred at Rowland. At the time of the dissolution of the Legislature, had thirty one supporters; the .Conservatives nine; and .seven members classed The result of the undormimnlns ot tiiL l-i that a largo num- lor of cases will 1m e to be put off until the holding of the spriiig sittings nest year. This delay is net only vei- atldus, but it means considerable ex- pense to the parties Interested, and adds lo.the financial burden which liti- gation has already Imposed. There witnesses who have come from ions distances, and in one particular case an ofBclal of a bank in Minneapo- lis has been' practically kicking his heels In tie city for the past three weeks waiting for the action of whlcli he has.teen summoned to be c'alled. There does not seem the remotest chance for this during the. present sittings. On the principle that justice should not he denied nor delayed to any man. there-is a call that something should be do.ue to ,remedy tho present state of things so that matters may have a chance along eipeditiously In the various suits which'have to be decided there is always the; chance of things such as grain and land being lied up, and.sp contributing towards working an economic wrong. With i the experience In Lethbridgo in mind I.. TODAY'S QUESTIONS was Sir Galahad? 2. What was the Sangreal or Holy Grail T 3. is "cocky leeklet" 4. Who was George SandT 5. ViTien did the umbrella come in- to use- iu England? C. It aangaree! 1. WEDNESDAY'S CUESTIMS From whom do-we get the ex- (Conltnvisl from Fr-jnt Page) presslon "according to Hoylst" -1. species of monkey Irtw on the topmost branches of trees? 3. What species ot money lives on 3. What two books are regarded to be. the most realistic portrayal of the schoolboy 4. Who was the first man to set foot on the present site ot Que., and who was the first settler? 5. When did It become legal to marry a deceased wifoVsis'.er In Eng; land, and Iu Cttnada? 0. What is hegemony? t Vancouver Result In Vancouver the Liberals have cap lured five out of six seats, Mrs. Ralph Smith heading the poll aud Mr. BoAp- ser landing the sixth seat. Martin Beaten Joseph Martin. K.C.: who many pre- dicted would secure one of tho local seats, did not'run as well as expect- ed and was 200 votes shorU Cor.urvatlve Gains The Contervxtives bave won Rich- mond. Yale, Omineca, Dcwduey and Slocau from the Liberals and seats In ANSWERS 1. From Edmund Hoyle, the first systematlrer of the laws of whist. He was born in 1673, and died in London, Eng., in 2. Tho Howler, a tropical America monkey which feeds on leaves.. Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby, and Hughes' Tom Brown's School-Days. 4. Clmmplaln. Philemon Wright, of Wilburn, Massachusetts. 5. It became legal In England In 11907. In Canada as far as we are aware, it was never considered illegal outside puebe'c. 6. Tho leadership especially ot'one particular stale In a group of federat- ed or loosely united state's. themselves as Independents. It would1 there Is a'sertous call for measures to app'ear from the figures obtainable this morning that Conservatives have gain- ed'four members and the Liberals have- lost about eight, while there. about the'same number' of Independents in.the" new Legislature as'In the old Straight Labor candi- dates 'seem to have been, elected in only'.two constituencies. feature of the elections has the'defeat of Hawthornthwaite in Now- This gentleman has been, a Tery prominent Socialist member of the Legislature, oflt and on; for many years A more advanced Socialist de- feated him on this occasion. It would'seem safe to say that tie Liberal government '-will be able to carry on affairs In B.C. From present Indications they have 'a very narrow majority over Is more than Ifkely that they'pend (upon .some, of the Independent5 for support on; critical C Comparing Its record with that j of other governments m recent Liberal government deserved conald'- erably stronger support than was given to it'jesierday. It had s clean record in administration, and its leg- islative .attainments; weriS-of :such a progressive character that B.C.' could boast that it .-was considerably In ad- vance of other Provinces ot the Do- minion-in its social legislation. There is no doubt whatever that under Lib oral-rate tho financial 'standing of British Columbia has been greatly im proved It must be remembered that the .Liberal government Inhsrited a financially embarrassed Province, due to .the extravagance and wasteful ness of tho previous government. la its. f on r years it so administered at falra that today the Province Is con sldered to be In a rounder fmancia relieve the congestion In the courts nc! to allow- law and justice to move great deal more rapidly than pres- it: conditions allow. THE..CCQCK OVER many times the Post Office appeared in print, it-is time hatjt'rnends its ways and lives up to he ;uE'eB.winch as a public institution t Is meant to do. The clock of late las taken to, give the public an intim- Ipn that-.time'flies, in gaining five rather' night, for ho'faatjife it is leading is during the ashionaDlo hours pt the night. H seeks even tenor of its ways usl ab'out ten in the. morning, when tpuiiif Itself back to the five minutes of> In the previous twelve condition .than It has many years. been In for Dr. Hose's big majority in Nelson would Indicate that ho Is tiio family doctor for mpel of the electors. It was an uphill fight for Iho defeat- ed candidates in Kernle and Uphill won. The farmers did not break Into the B. C. Legislature. Farming in C. is not extensive enough In any con- stituency to make the a power- ful Influence. PLEBISCITE At the meeting held at the Centra School last night the queslion of thi Mayor'3 salary was disposed ol by hi agreeing to pul It to a-plebiscite a soon as possible should he be elected and at the present moment it may .practically regarded that ho will by acclamation, to whether or no .It Is the desire, of, the electorate tha hi receive a salary of to dat from January 1st, 1021. The Mayo has consented to aland by the of tiio plehlsclle, giving him Ihe'optio: ot resigning, it Is understood, In cas the Increase asked for Is turned down This we consider e very sailjfactoi arrangement, Now that the plebiscite Is decide on, on tho principle of killing two bird with one llone, tho opportunity shonl be made use of by including in it th question to whether or not the dt 'are in favor of tho inanagcrl government. Wo believe liiat wlicfrtlie citizens bave become famil- iar with this form of government and have, BO to speak, become educated to it that It will be tbe best' form of gov. arnriient' for the city. At any ralo there.will be nothing lost by "feeling the pnlso" of the electorate as to how thfey in regard lo a fuun of KOV- that at the present time arresting considerable attention. The'opporlunity which the plebiscite allows should be accepted as a very good occasion to lest the popularily pf otherwise of the managerial fornfj half pence Is treated ft city government, ._ amount, overstepped. with the trick the possesses It upsets tho morning equilibrium. of those proceeding to a tendency to cause pal 'those with weak hearts whb.haTt8.'tp''nut on an extra spurt. It also playa hayoo with the street ear the mplprmen do .no they are at, and would bo passengers are in the uncertainty If the clock cannot help being fast, as well pull up, earlier n the ,day and set itself in regular mpod-at six o'clock instead of ten li the morning, it owes the early publii something at any rate lo justify II; this should'entail a hard ship'-on-the clock-keopor, posslblj Bomo better means can bo devised Purchase Made by Hori. Duncan Mars a Sweeps .Grain .Classes CHICAGO. Dec. Cora E ;Iind, Canadian has been Canada's day for' ch'auiplonshlps at big international -livestock show The fol low! n s. a re' spni e. of the gooe .hings which she won lira fair fighl and no favors: Grand" championship for Clydesdale stallions; championship for American >red Clydesdale mares; reserve .sen 'or and reserve grand championship for Clydesdale; mares; grandj bham ionBhip' for Southdown sheep. Sweepstakes grand championship for wheat for tha continent of Amer leu, sweepstake? grand cb'amploiiship for oats for the continent of America cbampionship for fo; America.' Other notable events rot the were the election of Professor. C.uUe of the University of Alberta as presi dent of the international crbn Improve- ment association, the Alberta go- thousand dollar PercheronistalHon.1 ?rul from the Sol- has captured South !Fernle, Socialists. D'Annunzio Declares War on Own Country LONDON, CCAnnunilo, In tttmmind ef the In- surgent! at Flume, declared war on Italy, according to a Milan dispatch to the LondonTlmts, Mate of war will begin on Friday. SENDS AN ULTIMATUM TRIESTE, Dec. hn sent m uUlrnttum to Idly from Flume, declaring itate of from December 1- I'lctorli and Al dler party. Laboi Vancouver and ?omox and" the Independents North foncouver. Government The government has ruined "two Vancouver ouo froni the ,Sol- ller and the other from the In- dependents as the result. of the re- moval of Coi. SlclDlosh and the new llegiance of Jlrs. Ralph' Smith. They eipect also to win Jlort George which was formerly Ross, K.G. pompTetely Fall A noticeable feature of the returns E the complete 'failure of the farmers' organization? to, secure- represoiita- Ion In Iho legislature. Canon Hinchcliffe, who displaces Frank Glolma at Victoria; IB be flrst member ot the clerical.nrp- ressiou to seek legislative honors since he law was amended to permit the clergy t'o run for office. The canon's popularity is reflected, in his vote which came second only to that of Premier Oliver. But two members of the Soldier >arty survive the election. These are .lent. Geo. S. Hanes, North Vancouver and Kenneth both of whom eat in the last legislature. Major... It J. Burde, who sat for Alberni has been defeated by Brig. General Noel Money, Private Giolma, who was elected for one of_ the .Victoria seats also went down to It Is expected that Premier Oliver will sit for Victoria and he will re- sign- his Delta seat, necessitating 'a bye-election in tho near future. The Vancouver Vote The vote city for the twelve highest candidates follows. The first six arc elected v'-i Mrs. Ralph Smithy Liberal, Captain Tan Mac'Kenzlo, Liberal, 802; Hon. J. W. De B. Farris, Liberal, M. A. MacDfc-nald, Liberal; 12.3S1; Aid. James Ramsay, Liberal, W. J...Bowser, Conservative, 1. P. Dougherty, 429; Lieut. Geo'rga Black, Conserya tive, S. L. Howe, Conservative, Miss B. L. Paterson, Conserva live, Joseph Martin, Independ- Not Taken Seriously TKIESTE. Doc. of a state of war with Italyr beginning Friday morning which yes- terday by Captain Gabriel? D'Annun- xio, is not regarded ID c serious light by military commanders here. There is warlike activity to Flume, how- ever, and the sound of cannon s'jd riffs Sra rosy be heard along the Gulf of. Quarnero, which his been quiet lor more ttan 14 months. Trains tuvtag Fluiae are held up for noun at the frontier by searching parties. 'Leading .officers In D'Annunilo's army continue to abandon the pott- soldier. Klnj SB Csnforcnsc ROME, Dec. Victor Em- manuel, Premier. Glollttl and Minis- ter ot War Boolmht, held a long con- ference, last night concerning the situation it Fiuino, says the Epoca. The minister cf war, who intended to leave today for. Geneva, has post- poned his Indefinitely. RE-ELECTED NINE STOREV APARTMENT HOUSE COLLAPSES IN N.Y. PICK ED UP IN PASSING OR T H .B BUS T SI A K I, ent, Mri. Smith's Great Lead The the Vancouver poll was the tremendous vote- received by Mrs. Ralph Smith, who was nearly ahead of her nearest rival; Capt. Ian MacKenzle, and, over ahead of. the sole r HON. DB. KING Member for Cranbrook and minister of public worts In the B.C. govern- ment vyho was returned In a close race. -.V Cobalt miners are arranging to es- tablish, a sick benefit fund. Thos. 3. Moore, city manager of Guelph. died In Sudbury as a result of a hunting accident. Sidney S. McDermand's plurality In East Elgin over John L. Slansell waa 251. Harry W. McMuidrock, aged 16, of fatally shot by. Accident, while hunting. A.G. Harlan, formerly of Edmonton, died at Vegrovllle. He formerly Canadian immigration agent at Omaha. Cummlnje. aged 19, of .was killed by a land- slide on railway construction work near Frederlctou, N. B. The Nen South Wales Ministerial _ Salaries Commission has'recommend- NEW YORK." Dec. night payment of for private search under.. glaring flood-lights members of for through plies of inssonry ministers generally, for the two that and Broadway1 most'imp'orUnt ministers, and when a ninc-stbroy apartment house for the premier. V collapsed yesterdayafternoon, -.had failed to establish., definitely early, Rockefeller foundation allotments today whether any Ivfefcwere lost. I for medical research include the fol- The debris; "cqmposed ot for Canadian universities: Mc- mortar Iron beams, was Gill University, Montreal, piled in some places sii feet deep University of Toronto, Dal- along the sidewalk and It Is expected housie University, that two or: three days would'be re- University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Discovery ot a note and a watch in a tree by Archie Barle, of Flint, Mich., whils he was hunting in ,1116 woods near Hulbelt, practically cleared up I thur Kahler of Marquettc, Michigan, 'in 1903.''-.-' s William Kirkland Thompson, an old employee of the Canadian PaciOc'Rail- way, died at Toronto, aged 67. He wss superintendent of operations at Brbwn- viilo Junction, Maine; Moose Jaw, CELLULOSE COMPANY IS MAKING SILK NOW quired to clear it away; CUBAN SUGAR STOCKS present, total tons. to figures pi the Cuban sov ONTARIO TO MAKE .BIG POND ISSUE was Inli- mated last evening that the province of Ontario Is about, to issue bonds to i Saak., and White River, Ont., and for ihe arid .that the i tho past 12 years had been In-Toron- deUUs In: cbnnuctlpn' yvRlf'tf be made on' Friday.'; DEl'EAtED LONDON, Dec. As- sociated Grant by the Evening Standard concerning recent activities in British callalose company shares, despite the fact that the loss on the year's work- ing of the company was says that the factory Is "making" artlt which enormous success and doubtless accmrats for tha activity In the shares. "I acj no longer a director, having he added, 'Tonly took up tha work at the request of the. servative Mrs. Smith war office. I-never went Into it to in, and the .purchase' o New an eight Okanagan; Heve! The Cayley Win The' following are the'achieyements of Albcrla for the day: Sweepstakes for oats. J. B. tak- ing ..the five regions into._whlch the continent of.America is divided. .There were 210 competitors In that ihts was n. rntahla achieve- ment. In addition Albcrla won'; a num- ber of piacings In hard-springvwheat. The stallion purchased by Oiss Alberta government is "Job" 8480S, an imported sire; who has.been than the present for regulating it. -Uphill, of Fernie, knew how lo go over the.lop. Joe Jdarlln ran in ,head of the stud of Dunhams ot-Waynei lllls., for the past year. 1 years old, and has a great breeding record: One of his foals is at present In Alberta and was flrtt nt Calgary spring show, which went above llic well known horao Keola Jalop; Tha Hou. Duncan Marshall had with him Uphill ran as a Conservative in Iho laat provincial elections in Fcrnlonnd was defeated. This time he travelled as a labor man and was elected. Prob- ably If ho had been defeated as a Labor' he would have tried next contest as a Liberal, the The Rutherglen, Refor- mer in a recent Issue reports a gamb- ling r.iid In lhat (own and In tho con- cluding paragraph It says: One ot the accused asked If K rouM ho called gambling when no one lost and no one won. but the court declined to argijfe such dialectical subtleties. !n each case, money had been found on the ground when the boys were caught, the amount In one caso being as larije as In other rases, even larger sums'were found. All the vna confiscated. Surely Mayor true to his Scotch nnturc, ought to consider four thousand dollars a real fortune when in tbe Innc! of hie ancestors two anil a In tho purchase, the two Carlj'ie broth- received "nearly riWd -votes 'for' every one recelvediby.tcr young'Indy rival; Mlsi'. who'ranlsed eleventhjin The Standing Vic- Cariboo; Chlltiwacfe; Co- lumbia; Delta; Grand Grcerf-. wood: the Islands; KamlpopsY Kaslp: New f North Total 24. Victoria Alberniv'pewdney; Es- (lulmaU; Omineca; Richmond; ilosaland; Slocan; South Okanagiii; Trail; Yale. Total 16. and Fort George. js' _ ichan; Mnrtii Vancouver. Total 2. loABOR OR South Vancouver! Comox, Newcastle. TotaH. Hot Racelin Cranbroek (Special lo1 The Herald) CRANBROOK, i Dec! Dr. King, minister of public works in the provincial government, won out over Thos. Cavan, the Conservative can- didate, a C. P. R. conductor, in the hottest election contest ever staged; in this riding. This morning Hon. Dr. make money. .The company-supplied over worth of cellulose and task is MOVIE ACTRESS AND THREE OTHERS BURN TO DEATH IN FIRE NEW YORK, DM. comb, a young moving picture act-' rets, and three unidentified per- sons burned death In Are which swept through a ftve- stprey apartmenrt house this morning at 29 West 55th Street. Hiss t_escomb came to the United- States recently from England to engage In motion picture work. A.I. FISHER Sitting member for rernle who wat defeated by the Labor candidate, Thos. to as superlnte'rid'ent. 'of- Nor 3 Divi- sion. Since the Inkngnratio'n ot. the sys- tem about four years, ago by the prq- vincial treasurer, the sayings certi- ficate plan ot the Alberta government has attracted over small investments from people iirpractlcaUy all parts, of the world. "The cattle industry of Saskatche- wan during 1919 made substantial pro- gress, there being a tola! increase ot head over the tolal.of the pre- vious year and'.thls-ln face of the.fact that 'conditions veere not favorable to an' says the annual report ot the Provincial Livestock Commis- sioner, J. G.'Robertson. WARSHIPS TO CHINESE REVOLT AREA SHANGHAI, United States gunboats to I-Chang, a treaty port In the prov- ince of Hu-Peh, where mutinous Chiu- ese troops have looted. anoV burned. a portion of i thef city. Looting, and burning at I-Chang continues anil property loss there is heavy, saya a message relayed frpm: Hangkow front the the Standard Oil com- pany at I-Chang. The lives of for- howaver, are said not to be IJphill, in'a Ihree-cornered flfht yes- terday. Sherwood Hercbmaj'was tho I any immediate danger. Chinese Conservative candidate. I gunboats are said to be there. loading by 11 votes' with "one i rcll seven votes to hearj i_tfrom. The minister's election Is {ceded but his followers had the scare! holii Judges of horses, and in addition tho advice of Alex. Calbrallh, one o[ the best judges of horses in America. The- price paid is 18.000, Canadian money, tho stipulation }aetr "v.cs- Al that the government o[ Alberta's chequo bo accepted at its face value. Saskatchewan Winnings In with Clydesdales, "Wee a Cana- dian-brcti horso, owned by C. A. Weav- er, Lloydmlnsicr, Sask, was first a.i aged stallion in a class ot thirteen anil was later made grand champion stal- lion ot the breed. Ho was In perfect already more than one Am- erican breeder has made a bid for Mm. In female classes, Lady Bruce of Lumsdcn, owned by the University of Saskatchewan, was second in a class of 21. She was beaten for first place 1! ity. An Early Report VAN'COUVKR, Dec. re-, turns still Incomplete In many of the ridings, tlic standing ot the parlies in yesterday's provincial elections stands at a, rn.: Twenty-lhree Liberals. IS Conserva- tives, and 7 Independents. These appear to.havp been--elected in tho province, with three scats, Oranbrook, CSraml Forks and Tiio closo number ot outlying polls to report. Returns Indicate tho election of tho fiirc was Dunuro Footprint. Ixidy where Hon; Lr. King, mln- liruec, of Lumsden, (5ask., was Inter (Inter of works, la opposed by chnmpion AinDrlcan-hreil marc, re- serve senior and reserve grand cliam- fflon. The [ill! winnings of Saskatchewan In Clydesdales were by classes as fol- lows: In aged slalllon with Wee Donald. In stallions three years and under, second, with Zero King, owned liy Sinclair, Ilegiiia, and third with Glenlfcr Blend, owned by Thps. Hal- penny. In stallions two and under three, in n class of fifteen, stJond with Carracioc llfawatha, owned by Swan- Ion Haggcrly. In nged mares, second. with Lady Ilmce of Lumaden; In marcs, two years and under three, ace- ond with Cnradoc Ideal, owned by Hag- (jerly, and fifth with Roslo Perfection, owned t.y.llalponny. Saskatchewan Wins In Wheat In llic hay and grains, .1. 0, Mitchell. of Dalhimla. Sask.. carrjod off the Rraiul swedpslakcs for reheat of nil kinrh apiinst more Ihan 200 comprtl- lare tors, T1'ls "'G year in succcn- aion thdt Mr. Miubcl! has carried off this nrlzc. Tliomas Cavan, OonKcrvatlvo, faw re- turna have been received, but Dr. King was leading in the town of Cranbrook by a small majority. In Prince Rupert. Hori. T, D. Paltullo, minlater ot lands, Is leading, and probably will bn elected, KAISER GETS GOLD; WILL HE GET JUSTICE? LONDON, Dec. ian Associated ihc house of commons yeslerday a itucslinn ellclled Iho fact Iliat fifly million pro- coeds of sales In Berlin. liccn sent lo ex-fen tear in Hnllnnd, since January f, JSIfi. Mr. Ttonar Law paid Ihcre MMS no reason to think thnt the Onrnian government wPtitrl wll- lully delay the bringinn ol the M-lialstr. princes find other war criminals trl.1l. PIANOS OF DISTINCTION FOR CHRISTMAS measure of worth in a Mason Risch Piano is not to be gauged by its intrinsic value alone, but by its in- comparable' distinction as an -individual masterpiece. Each Piano, whether hv a simple design or a more ornate casing, is carried out to perfection, and occupies a sphere of its own away from the average. You only pa_y for material and labor. The unusual" "plus" qualities in and about a Mason Riseh Piano are gratis. Come in and select your Christmas Piano we'll deliver on the day and hour you may set. WISE PEOPLE who do their Christmas shopping early are becoming more numerous each year; but there are still enough procrastinat- ors to .make a rush inevitable at the last. You will save your- self a lot of annoyance and stand a much better chance of being suited by joining the ranks of the EAPvLY buyers. BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE ;