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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE-TWELVE THS LETHBRIDGE DAILY DECEMBER 8, 1020 RUSTY HAS A VISITOR PNONI 104 .BY THORNTON W. BURGESS BY THORNTON W. BURGESS A word or two of cheer is A sunbeam oa a cloudy day] It nils the heart wtth'Rlaflsets.and It all the jlooni away. tifi Koi Squirrel. Very early cue morning, before Farmer Brown's boy. was astir. Ratty the Fox Squirrel, feellns rery low- spirited and downhearted in his cage. In Farmer Brown'a heard a rtutle! and theii the scratching of little claws, i He forgot his troubles and pricked up; his ears. There was some one not far" iu barn. Who could it be? Suddenly tbera was a little thump en the top of Ws cite. It was eo uu- expected that it startled him. Hastily looked tip to see peering down at i him through the vires tae very last face in world he expected to 'the face ot Chatterer tie Red Squirrel. Mischief sparkled in -Chatterer's "Hello, Cousin Rusty'" sstd he. seem to be very comfortable in I ifttammerod RuBty. he was so surprised ho couldn't And his tougue, ai the saying Is "Whwhat are jou doing hero and borr did ou Ret Chatterer chuckled. "I am; making yon a visit and 1 got here easy-enough, U know all about (his-old-barn. This Isn't the first lime; I've beeuiia U. ho! TTO heen'in-here more times I can Is a big .tree iuBl outsltla this barn and 'br> branch almost touches the roof. In a .corner under the, eavosds bole .1 made a long time ago. Farther Brown and his boy don't koow anything about It. So it is c-nojgh to EO and come when I please I (nought I would Sud you here.' ''What made you thinkoou -would Bad me asked opening his oyes In surprise '1 raw Fanner Brown's boy take you "awaywlien you.were hurt by. tie terri- ble gun of the hunter over in the _Green and 1.knew.iWhere he -would put you "But how_could jou know thatt' asked more surprised .than 7 Chatterer'-chuckled 'I in it .once said he X'Rusty blinked "You lived m !t" exclaimed vrl replied Chatterer, etlll chuckling, seeing soine one else prazled "Farmer Brown's boy caught me once and kept that wire prison for quite a while" i'How dli yon get asked Hnaty eagerly. Brown's boy let ire replied Chitterer, and grinned at look of doubt on Hasty s face tha he continued, "I know last exactly what your that you arc quite TWENTY-NINE WOMEN IN U. S. LEGISLATURES 4. NEW YORK, Deo. Twenty-nine women were elected to stale legis- latures is tho recent election, this number being equal to approilmate- half tho tutal for all. the preced- ing years, according to a list com- piled byl'the Xalioaal Woman Suf- frage association. Connecticut leads the nation with women represoatatiies and most o( the were made in the east. Sugar Refiners See Government COURSE FOR. THE WIVES CF FARMERS WILL BE HELD IN LETHBRiDGE 0- 'Hello, Cousin Husty." he, ''you eeeiri to comfortable itt' yourself again, and I am glad that you ire, yoii1 are. longing for the Grnen forest-aad freedom. 1 juioiv. But don't worry. Farmer Brown's boy knows jnrfhow you feel about it. and Vrhen he thinks yoe are quite able to care for yourself he wtll set you free. That's "what he did Tvith me and with Bobby- Copn' and with Unc'. Billy Pos1 sum Mrs. Grouse and with some others I conld tell you about. He'll do the Eame thing with you. You're lucky. Jee, sir, jou're' luc.ky to have been found.by Farmer Brown's boy. If ho you you prob- ably would have "died, for sou weru badly hurt. :-i know, because 1 saw you Farmer Brown's boy IB tie best friend we folks of the Green Forest have got' Jnst then they neard tbe barn, door open. 'Good by and doat whispered! Chatterer and wbisked out signt. Rusty felt better. He felt so much better that Karmer Brown's boy bronght: him his breakfast he ate it i best appetite he had had for dayi Ton sBe he had the feelius that freedom was not far away, (Copyrlghf, oy T W. next etom ''RuslyJUs Anotier Visitor" f Ole Hanson, former: mayor of Se- attje. thinks all immigration Ehauld lie stopped until laws are passed that "will permit us to handpick our Iraml; grants .thorn to the needs of the country k Mr. Julius Barnes, who handled United States wheat sales during war. states that prices will rebound and Yrheat.vrill be an exceplkm to gen- eral decline until Russia a factor In the world markets. At a meeting of the executive of tho Local Council of Women held last mini; at the boms of Miss Bawden It v.-as deDnltely ..decided to.tiiB the work ot aiding the abort course for the wives of soldier farmers, sug- gested by Mrs. Cunningham as super- visor of the Homo branch of the Sold- ier's. Settlement Board. This course Is organized to assist tho wives Sf soldiers who have settled ou the land, but is, free to all. Col. Tory of the University of Alberta with the'Co-operation of-tbe schools and colleges of agriculture'and the depart- ment of public heallh will bo in charge ot the lectures, which will con- sist of courses on butter making, poul- try, bread, care dishes; home nursing, care of first aid, personal It'will bo of a very practical nature a Lethbrhlge citizens ,will bo asked to billet these women, many of whom will have to bring .along a-younger child, .for a week, .giving" them -bed nnd breakfast. All the :societies in the city will asked.to in arranging for the other two meals and in providing entertainment for the visitors. The course.will be'. held Feb- ruary 18 to In, it is.hoped thero will be (per JWi In at- tendance. It Is hoped to bavo such courses arranged in the districts of Calgary. Edmonton: Red Rive-and Grande Prairie also. Mrs. -Cunningham, -who. also has done work In home economics in the Khaki university overseas, told of tho hardships ne_ro enduring thB necessity and the: help su.clvji couree would be to them. Olten.'iL'lfofma! tho one bright spot break lu tietr lives dur- ing, "inany years and1 for that reason it Is desirable that while they'.ara hero tbey should be entertained as well as instructed It has been en'a great succesa-ln Rcgiha'where It was tried .out, and -the women have testified to tho great help It has" been to them. Mrs. Cunningham visits these homes In connection.with her work on.-tho Soldier Settlement Board, and much work has been done In interesting them in hoEpltals, In establishing Red Cross outpost settlements, union pitals, travelltne libraries, and In rap- rlylus them.wlth_bulletlns. however, IB needed fcr niany of the women who are finding it hard to adapt' them- selves to conditions, and it is hoped all cltiiens will do their ut- most to help make pleasant tho .reek that these'ivomen will spend'he re in February. OTTAWA, Dec. Press) refiners interviewed the min- ister of finance this afternoon In re- gard to tha elluttten created by tho recent heavy declines io refined sugar. As on previous occasions, they urged that they were entitled to government assistance In that ihcy difficulties were largely due to Inter- ference with normal methods cf trad- ing. Yuu i'euuQrs.wero promlsed.full con- sideration ot their, representations. man found a diamond in the glitard ot his Thanksgrylng turkey, REJECT PROPOSED TREATY WITH CANADA WASHINGTON. Dec. senate, foreign relations cornmit- tte .voted! Mjeetlon of the proposed treaty between the Vnlted States and Canada to make wif; and child dtssrtloh an cxtriditablo offence. NON-PARTISAN PAPER BANKRUPT A'B Eli DEES, Dec. The iNorliiwest Squire Deal. Non-Partisan League daily paper here, has been placed In tbe bands ot a receiver fol- lowing a potltton .filed in tbe Circuit Court here by stockholders. Farmers claim they subscribed in cash ami notes silica last January, in addition to a mortgage of KOOO they claim's monthly shortage running up to" The taortgass is tho sole COMPLETE SCHOOLS FOR MENNON1TE DISTRICTS the com- pletion .next year of to cost approximately tha Mennonlte districts 4 eluded In a progfaiams of sought iu New Hampshire by the United Commercial Travellers. READfll SPECIALLY PRICED FOR QUICK SELLING DURING GIFT SEASON All lines of our well-assorted Slipper stock have been reduced to prices' which-wiir.bring them well within the reach of all pocketbooks. DR. JAEGER'S SLIPPERS ALL SIZES, Kosey Korner, value, reduced to.................. Kosey Korner, value, reduced to Kosey Korner, value, reduced to ..___......... Kosey'Korner, vahie, reduced to Boudoirs, value, reduced to (COLORS BLACK, BROWN, BRONZE, RED, ROSE) REGULAR PRICES ASK TO BE FITTED. SHOES FOR ALL AGES. Government'Not Prepared To Try Him By Proxy, SaysiLaw Nov." seems now to bo finally settled that tho former German Emperor is not to be tried in! contumaciam. The question -was nsked the other day ot Premier Lloyd George in tbe House of Commong'.by Charles Fre'i oricfc Liberal member, -for Derbyshire '.wUether, "in view of. the Hplland'-has retused cxtraditio'n of Wiljiam Hohenzolleni, the Supreme .Council would :summba him for trial, and.'-in the he shall bo tried lights absence; tha- thijromlsa that he would heirled in be fnlnlled." A written reply was made by drew Bonar Law, leader of of Commons, Eaying': "The prepared to'adept Shorthorn Grade Won Championship GUELPII, Dec. cattle championship of the Ohtarlp'" winter fair, was decided shortly .after noon today In favor of the Sho'rthbr'n grade steer "Matchless bred arid ex hibitcti by Jo'dn Kopas and son, Elora Ont. The winner was decided after a close contest with Greenwptfd Gay lad, tho entry the University ot Al berta. .There lias been'-llvely-'interes in tie contest and the verdict'of .tin judges was "greeted with applause. KINO OF SlAMiHAS ABANDONED HAREM AND TAKEN A QUEEt King of, tirs of his line to renounce Ithe right to harem, has chosen accord ing.to a Sicl hyakorn, a youthful memher: of th Siamese noblillr, who Is attending.a private school hore.' Ills choice is Wanvlnal, sister o Sldhyakorn, tho first cousin ot th king, the message said. Yoong Sid hyakorn said his sister is 27 year old. King Kama VI. Is in his fortietti year. "Gieatly Exaggerated" BirmiiiKham was rcportett on Thur clay. ThD baron is still allre, ever, at hla home at Tapiow Court not having eve? been in He visited Canada with the Impcr! Chamber of Commcrco coaferonce lai Truly Extraordinary Savings In CLARKE'S Price-Adjustment Sale For the Balance of the Week Ail Skirts and Dresses All Suits and Coats This includes our entire stock o{ garments as listed above without any whatever Approved by the Critical I 'riEpopulority of Holeproof Hosiery isnotrneasared in durability alone. The critical judge fcives Holeproof proof wesrinfe and renders' ,veidict cliqice." Holepioof is radiantly tesutifttl and fittingly marlcs the wearer as one who is trnly thought- ful tke mode, For 'Mai, anSi Cfidi in Pure SiDc, Silk Faced and Ltaterized Lislf, All daira shades now roSue.. HOLEPROOF HOSIERY CO. OF CANADAi'Llmited London. Ontario ;