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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta MGEFOUR THE LETHBRIDGE MILY HERALD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1U20 Prcprlettri and Publlihers THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED (M (th South, Ltthbrldat, Alberta W. A. UUCHANAN president and Manas'nj: Director JOHN TOIUIANCB I ileasbtr Audit Bureau ot Circulations Subscription Ratct: Diily, dellwreii, ptr DKlly, by mall, pjr ltl? DiUy, by null tor 6 months........ 4.SS Dally by mall, 3 months 3-JJ by per year.......... 1-M Weekly, by mall, per yur to U.S... J.W CONNECT UP WITH .THIS NEW OSSTRICT Vauxhall, the centre of the new irrl- gaflon block of acres, now be- ing colonized by Ibe Canada Land and Irrigation Co., is in Lethbridge's trade it direct communicsttea with it could be established by rail and Few realite that this block ot land, will oveatually provide homes lor 250fl families of prosperous irrlga lion farmers, is only K miles north ot Taber. At the present tuno Medicine Hat Las direct rail communication with and a move is now on foot fa have a trunk highway graded pgrw tows cut year. Calgary Board of Trade is also work- fee hard to get that cily connected up the new irrigation block by the completing of the C. P. R. branch from Lottond to Blackie Lethbridge should work systematic- to bring the new district within its reach. The Klpp-Retlaw branch when built, .will do this. The grad Jog ot a trunk highway from Taber to Vanhall. with the necessary brldg cs, would fee another link. should press fer early construction o' theM two' lines. o[ conunnnication JThat should be part of the 1920 pro- gram ol thejfoard of Trade. :d choice lu the ntimbel- and in the! allings of (he seven candidates who! ave presented themselves tor elcc- lon on the Public Schools' loard. We uave the law, chuith, aud medicine represented, .also the teach- is profession, combined T.'i'.h the later iporlence of the farmer, and again, he Industrial aud labor rep-eeenia- ivee. Here are your wares, ladies and gentlemen, they say, come up to the lolling booths aud mark choices. Hoi; they stand In relation to the arioue- candidates the public will bu setter able to judge when they make heir official tow on the platform at 35 regulation campaign meetings, no doubt, will be staged dur- ns tho wset. Meanwhile let us look hem over. Mr. -A. B. Hogg has-the advantage iver the rest in that he comet befora ho electors as one who has been truly rled, and, therefore, stands to be judg- ed by whit ha has accomplished and how be has stood In regard to the 'arloUs policies the Board has been nslrumenUl In putting forward. Ho 5 in the position of glviug au account THE, MAYOR'AND- JCAN'AOERIAL GOVERNMENT Worship the Xajor, has sub telktAd-a gckeme of managerial form cf-government which h'e consldere gnit the ThjB no doubt, been read and .by those who are taking an Interest -in thai f ona ot goWriraent: It is the Mayor's view, tat this does not necessarily mean the popular view. With all due respect to his'Worship mod with no intention to hurt his ten leelingsrwhen we fin? ire do no alticether agree with him, wo are o the optaiou that views on1 th scheme which to him hay keen written too ranch round the man agef'in hu relaUon to tho ioaid o aldernea, by the people. Thla rela u laid down is altogether'too autqcra tic. It is a city manager that th people want, should they deslro thV the city havathe -managerial, form o porenudeiit, and not a city autocrat. Particularly autocratic is clause (b pf section one of the Mayor's view: In this he.says, "The general man agcr's budget can only be rejected b a unanimous vote of the Board, bu the Board may refer all matters pro to It bv the manager back fo amenamdni." For this reservation we prejumc, the. Board will say "Thank you verj" kindly, Mr. Slan ocer.'i Worship would make out. THE CANDIDATES L The ol tho city hare a rat- Do You Know? 1. TODAY'S QUESTIONS What is 2. Whit Is hard-hack'.' 3. What was ladla paper us once known? 1. Where is India paper now mads, and what Is its particular qualities? 5.. What was tho amount >of the 1919 wheat crop in Canada? 6. What sum ot mouey did U repre- sent! MONDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. is the great silver mining centre of Canada! 't. _ What 'country in the .world bus ice iargssi silver currency.' S, When wai the first commercial telephone installed iu Csnada? 4, What is the I'ittmaii Act? 5, What is the pe'r capita debt of Canada compared with before the war? V What country, absorbs the most ASI'SIYOR Old Timer and Labor Man To Make inalions of hie stewardship, as It Is vront to be-coveries atfe iuade its duys called.'and he hts, therefore. tie past and, the future him. Ha has been ried'and tha public have..therefore, a CSpeclal to Tile Herald) MEDICINE HAT, Dec. James Bince retired from tho mayor- alty, contest. The nominees- are Deputy Mayor Walter Hucsvale. and Alderman James Hole, tho latter prominently with tho. .local labor parly. At the nominations to- day only.ouc name was presented to complete the teria of Mr. Huckvalo and Mr. King elected by accla- niation. For two-year terni. Alder- men E. Bell. J. Hole, A. P. Burus, N. A.- McLvty. did not stand for rc-eloc- tioii. Ths nominees arc Bullivant. A. silver? s. A. Fawcett. R. D. Davidson and J. DeU, the .business men's elate, while. ANSWERS' Mrs: Susan .McArlhur aud J. Arm 3. The Cobalt field. It Is. lioivever. i labc-r party affiliations, now exhausted. uiiless fresh More Truth Than Poetry By S. E. Klwr INTERMITTENT OPTIMISM 1 believe In being cheerful; Hope will shorten any mile; io fuOiieu ru When It's just as cheap to smile. Only %veaKling3 mourn and mumbto When they raiss the mark or Etumble. Fata reserves the mYPUNPPPlU Fate reserves her choicest favors for the hopeful and tho strong; 1 insist on being merry; I am That is, unless I'm bilious, or the plans I've made go wrong. Protest Vote On New Brunswick Brotherhoods May Vote But Result Not Worrying Anyone ST. -X. B., 7.-A geu- erallieuB of the Caaadian National Hallways. In New Brunswick Is not as the result ot a possible uuVmg t ue Ue- cldo tho'issae of itrlklne In "support of I ho protest agslnst'the 6rder ot D. B. HaEiia', the presideut, iiotifylug tin) that they musf'uot hold public offices off penalty ol dis- missal. The rallrotd'men In this iectloii are not sal-Ing .inuch about tho Hanna its although It Us well khowif that soma of the Mpnc- ton railroad labor leaders are in belter means of Judging him than they have- with other candidates. This should be something which should stand him in good stead in the popular that there is a certainty ___tm which, ia the circumstances, cannot be iald ot the other candidates. In p'ther Words' he has tried, rhlleany" of tho others, if elected, piilbsl so to speaK, on trial. There [3 this also for consideration, and it is x consideration .that IE worth while, Uiai.Jp a. comparatively new Board, so far as regards the majority that will form it, he will in 'what may be regarded the valuable position oC taldn'gf up. the threads in a measure not be so closely available to other candldatiE. Hamilton catches the eye .with.a knowledge by erpcr- ienpa_oj_th8 teaching profession, uar- ticnjarjy In the city. He, at any rate, should" oe .conversant with the Leth- bridgepBpii and the Lethbridge teach- requirements as needs of the Lethbrldge has the characteristic of beinl 'deliberate, with a'tendency to ifch-hUwords 'and actions, which favorable possessions for men in public .office. Whatever organizing he has had in the positions ho has 'held; J.n; the Lethbridge schools has rheen added to by the further ex- perience he' has. hid .as secretary of th's 'local U; -P.' A! :he Rev. Stanley Ripper, .who has'yet Id be given the chance of showinjr hta ttettle in the public life of which he is a cpaipara- Jy'new comer.. He IB.; an favor of a1' necessarx-. The majority of the trainmen anil other 191B. piece of currency leghlatkm'in'Ihs States. It' authorized the sale of silver, not ex- ceeding 350 mlllion-sUfej dpllara, from iho do'lar reserve. Out of these 'J70 million fine ounces Ihe shara of .India was 200 million, which was bought by the'British Government and imporlel to India'the following 5. J350 as compared'to before C. British India. Silver is hoarded In enormous quantities. During the five war years, it la estimated', that dia absorbed approximately 400 million dollars' worth. Black, and H. S. Ireland, are'seeking rc-olcctioa, and E. H. Hodge. W. A. Begg and Dr. 0. Boyd are tho othcs1 nominees, vwith threa teals to fill. Western Cities Dec. for council here were: Ward 1, G. W. N'orman; Ward 2, R. J. Ward 5 will be by acclama- tion, there will be. elections 'in 3, w.hers .C. Byers Is opposing J. Thompson, and Ward 4, where F. A. lafn.tis running against F. 0. Lewis. To 311 three -vacancies on the pub- lic school.board there are seven nom- inees, Uussell Roomc, Hev. Charles Endicott, w. J. Gordon, J. D, Fergus W. D. Boyle, Lleut.-Col. John JJcAughey, and M. n Polder W." p." the. only present member on the board. There are three'vacancies on the high school board. The present hold- ers of office will all run again. They are A. MJ Mclntyre, George Cruise and Dr. j. .A.-Valens. They will he opposed by-a woman candidate, M. G. Two memliers of the separate school board will be elected by acclamation R. P; Strickland and T, H. KJnahan. These'men have 'already served one term on PRINCE ALBERT PRINCE ATjBEST, Dec. al dermanlc candidates tor fonr vacan cies were follows: E. T Bagsbaw, Lu'E-jVaiaie, T. E. Parker P. ,W. ifahpg, P. Miller, H; D Davis, John'1 S.' Fowlie, B L. Clemons and C. S. and, profession' as.' teaching which comes very near hi B own calling, and he. would thereby better nnder- a wW may be regarded as gifted with common sense. He is matter at 'fact, observant, .as. indicated in tho crawling speck ho discovered oh the wall' of the hall In which the meeting addressed by tae Mayor and the school canaidites was held in North Leth- bridge. As we are aware ho has held rib public office In the city, and has to be-taken on his prejudged mcritsr Dr. levering is the evidence of persistency .-personified In the vari- ous bids' hp has rnado for trustee. He is out. for strict economy, and in these days" this is something to con- sider. .He is only too anxious that the public should have a taste of his uses and his services as public trustee, lie has a confidence in himself that he Is the man for the job on the Srfinni .Board, an [i has tafccn several oppor- tunities to educate the public In that confidence In him which he evidently possesses. The public have the oppor- tunity ot showing how far thesis edu- cational -methods have, progressed. Certainly there eeeina to lit more sym- pathy, with his candidature now than In previous years. Mr, A. llarron Is another who has not been In iho public eye so far as public offlce In tho city goes. With what he has been connected he has shown an enterprising disposition. He may, be said to have the. business Is energetic.. .Mr, John Marsh la the Labor cab- .OuUlde labof circles little is known of htra, but bo has earned the confidence of Labor In the city, and his selection is candidate speaks o( the worth in which he is held. With thoso outside Labor, who are not intimately acquainted with iho views he, holds this comes in ior-Eon'atdcraiioD. the reepecUve candidates. will hnvc the opportunity of telling the electors what their special qualifications fo trustees are, and of tbo measure" In which they are acquainted with educa- tional probjems treated from a prac- tical and business point of view. This Is a matter of Importance In the con- cerns with', which tho new Board will have Id with, and as they satisfy Proposition'Placed Before Tar- iff Commission at Toronto Sitting TORONTO, Dec. T.-ComulaiuIng because a certain- class of United States magazines which' he charac- terized as "unejevatrag.'; literature" found Its way Into Canada, Lionel Davis, chalnnir of.the magazine sec- lion of the News- paper association; suggested that a flat duty of six cents n pound should be them when he appear- ed before the Tariff Commission hers yesterday. Among -the, magazines objected to by' MK Davis wire "The Ginger "The Pepper Can" and of Life." said It was unfair :Hhat such publications shpijld be'allowed into the country duty' free when Can- adian were being forced ucn to the-.wall., He claimed.that if six canaidales for city coin cnts per. pound duty were and.the Canadian public' persisted in having such "spice" In'tKeir literature it -would bring an annual' revenue' tb the government of; found money." New' Irrigated Pistnct Making Strong Link Up With City .4 -Major HowVl! Smith and Bercz were" nei canildales for city cpit. cfl. -Twelve 'were for flvo >laces In the city council. Seven npm 'nations for three places oil .tbp public school board and three nominations were made for two place? u tho collegiate institute board. Only ihtee men were nominated for .the. Lhree vacancies In the pep arate school board and they we elected by acclamation. Three of tho retiring aldermen are in the field again for places on the city council. They are Alderman S. O Burton, Alderman A. C. Frbom ant Alderman J. K. Mclnnis. Labor has lwo official candidates In the field'In W. B. McNeil and Frank Burrows; VAUXHALL, Dec. the past week the weather conditions have been Ideal, the thermometer was never lower than 20 degree? zero, and the for the tvc'ek was 40 degrees P. Records, for the same week for five years bacK show thit'thp aver- UJA wag always below freezing point. Tho meeting at-Kinlock'Farm in connection with the Klnlock school dis- trict was well attended by the ratepay- ers, and it wss finally decided thai the school should he opened in Iho spring. There'are strong., possibilities that. In the near future, rthcre will be a graded highway from' Medicine Hat to Vauxhall. Considerabla road work has been accomplished lately In some of the local Improvement districts, through which H is'iiecessary when travelling between these places, and pressure is being brought lo bear upon tho department urging them to connect up these various nlecqs of grading eo (hat a graded road from Medicine..'Hat: through.: Vauxhall' to Vulcan could be establlihcd. It Is felt that when fdad' is Dually become road from Medicine-Hat .to Calgary In preference the present road which follows the C; 1'. R. inaln line. Norric and of Meili- clne.HM, have purchased lots for their Implement will pro- ceed with their bnildlng which'will bo refldy for business III tho spring! DOMFNION STEEL WILL NOT RECOGNIZE STRIKE -That tho Dominion Steel corporation does not rpcoEnitp. the eilctencp a strike here, regards lhb_ striking rallwaymon as no longer employees of the com- pany nnd proposes to carry on opcrn- tlona as usual at the plant so far ns orders will allow, were; (ho features '.the .company tho electors on this point Ihey will be of a Icller entltiedl measure of support, CHURCHES FAVOR A LEAGUE OP NATIONS No one ever found that whining ca.ussd a cloud to disappear; You will find me trying dally To duties gayly. If up turn of luck is making uie a Btraoser to good cheer. 1 believe lu leaplug. lightly From my bed at break of day, And I End that saiillng brightly Helps me greatly on my way; refuse to think with sorrow pt the troubles ot tomorrow. For I khon- that no one over yet has heard the crack ot doom; I am always chirping sweetly. Keeping care away, -When I haven't any reason to be .croaking in the.gloom. Millionaire Land Owner Looks Favorably on Irrigated 'Land at Taber PICKEDifP Iff PASSING F..O-R TH E B U 8 Y MAN Hon. Dr.' King's majority lu Craa- brook rldlug is 14. ClaU and school have raised the leacheri1 salaries. KemptvLlle property owners carried a Hydro bylaw by a vote of seven to The late Senator Sbatford of Van- couver iett an estate valued at 131- The new agriculture bulldine at the Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph. was formally opened. Tho wife of Col. D. J. ilacdcnald, commander of the Btrathcona Horse, died at Calgary. Her father. Is A. G. P. Macdonald, pubjlsher of the Weekly News' a, 'Ont, Edward Locksley Firth, former un- dergraduate ot Cambridge University and grandson of the founder of Firth Brothers, Sheffield manufacturers, waa sentenced at the Kent months' imnrlsonment with hard labor for being concerned hi a turf fraud, with two other men.. Counsel told the court that Firth married Miss Morgan, alnle'ce of J. Plerpout Morgan, who di- vorced him. WHEN WOLVES ARE LOOSE, WATCH THE FOLDS Some men can't convince themselves that 'their best is being done unless they, arc doing their best friends. A WORD OF CHEER Come, brother, try to be serene, and don't complain about your luck If< yon are one who's never been run over by a motor truck. FORMER MONTANA GOVERNOR DEAD DILLON, i Dec. Governor B. E1. .White of Montana, resident ,of Dillon and president of the First tional bank here, died at o'clock Saturday afternoon following an Ill- ness of one week of. bronchltisi-: (From Our Own'Correspondent) TABEIi; L. Allen, of Laiirens. Iowa; has' been visiting the district Ihe.lastrvveek, with particular in the Fin- caEtle which is now under the ditch. Mr. Allen, who by the way, Is rated as millionaire, is the owner of abbut-flye. thpus.anil acres in Iowa, four thousand in'Oregon, as well as Borne in pfhef stafcs, The visitor is very entliiisiastic pros- pects In jthe district, and says the cli- mate of Southern Alberta Is the finest in Ihe.worldi' He believes land in the imgatpd section: here will be selling at aij-acre years, the de- mand'for irrigated land In the north- ern states Last'week ho dlspoied of a piece of land which was cut up by :the ditch and a rail- road; at a price'pi 1300 un acre, the land, surrounding at 1400, but not heing'thus handicapped. While here, he rlnBpected'th'e farm of S. E.1 Ayers'of Fincastle.-being in old friend of the and stated after do- iiig so, that, when'the twater arrange- menls.were completed, it would b'e one of. the Unestvcrdp 'producers he had seen in his travels. The land sold .by Mr. Allen an acre was bought when Mr. AycrB was in Iowa aa acre.' :v A. the'layiiig out of'the.minor irrigatUin ditches ,on -tls I.O.O.F. GRAND LODGE OFFICERRS AT BLAIRMORh (From Our Own Correspondent) BLAIRMOHB, Dec. Mas- ter Noble, together with Grand Sec- jretary O. E. Tlidale and J. A.vTully, Past Grand Master of the of the Independent-Order of Odd Fellows