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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE WHJR 'l'HK USTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD and'Publishers THE LSTHBR'DQE HEHALO COMPANY, L1UITEO SS sth Strttt Scutlt, Lttf.SrlilQe. Alberta W, A. BUCHANAN -Frwlduit and UanaKlnff IXrcctor JOHN TQRPAVCB Manager JKemtttr AuMt Bureau of Circulations Sutacriptlca dtUvered, weti..........! .25 V Dally, by mall, year............ Dally, br null for 6 mootlu........ Datly' by mall. S months...........J.59 Weekly, by mall, per l.SB tj- mill, rear to U.a.. S.K WORD TO THE PARENTS" In a rerr tbncly letter to the Her- draws attention to the lack of interest of parents in the educational doings their children, .asevidenced in the recent High School, debate. She draws a parallel between That took place in Medicine Hat and what look place In the city wnea the debates were respectively held in the two cities. She states that at the Hat, while the school de- tate was on, there were more tlian five hundred people present, while id Lethbridfe, on a similar occasion, there were not more than a do ten land.' This 'to far as LeAbridge it is a deadly parallel, redect- aeriotsly on ah apathy Terr ittr rtmental to tha Interests of education _' ia the city, in the lack of apprecia- tlon of the efforts of teachers and pu- pils to mate tie most of what school We affbrde. Nothing tends more to spur the ef- torta ot the yonnt and to Inspire them lo excel than the interest taken and encouragement given by older in their particular gsnulU.'Thls ia something of a. duty we owe oar children, In any emit in regard to educational intereeta, and 'la fntherlng ambitions which, as in the ease In point, are laudable ones. tt not only In. matters such" ai ttia particular debate' that the la ck H Interest ot the pablla la Lsthbrld je In ithool mattters has been noted! Here nu the complaint that tchool gpnts hare apt been .pat- largely they should kare been. matters call for attention by. thotv who, pos- may not have given a thought how far their interest in what pur TOtmggten db go towards helping them In the direction of right think- ing and clean llvlng._ mere the pirb- llc has been unintentionally thought- less, tt would not anla'to ooniid- the matter of interest and encour- agement from.the angles we hare re- ferred to. Some Interest taken1.In.the school life of the young may mean all the difference between how ,they make me of the opportunities given thfni and how they fan to profit hy them. Whes it comes to a special call for interest. It may truly be said that the city rises to the occasion to a spirit aecond to none In the Dominion. That las the experience it would be that this interest were> 'am ever present one, in what may b called our every day. eoocenu, which are none the less important because they have appearance of being ordinary The incident in> regard to the High School debate Is oae to which atten- tion has been well directed. It aJumld be Instromeata! la ranting la. teretl in what prfaarflr emcern) wrery In oty, in the taport- of what we are wont to call ed veatbma] opportnitiu and facOiUes lor our children. We estimate these, fcot that (MbMtioa should .not tw fereniy theoretical one. We have the opportunity of bringing that in- to practical we iy leading' our bresenoe to our _ aciool happeatagm, Ud contrfbato to the Intereat taken the roan? in snch wiy of encontcing thea. .BANKS AND THE FARMER JYhal may be said to be the point W Tlew of the banks In relation tSY farmer Is giren in an article ia the current of the Financial Post. ,The article aUides to the jnentiooed.a little time bacfe hy the Calgarr Herald, in which it was stat- ed that, owing to the pressure of the kank, a fanner on a Irrlgat- ed farm was forced to sell his 1820 CTOp'at a low market price In order :to meet Immediate bank Tie article In the Financial Post, troitingr the matter in Its relation So banks, says'. "LacMn.; the exact de- tails In this Initance, tt is wfe to ae- furae particular farmer had, "carried" for three or four years, k fact It is definitely known that tbere? are in Southern Alber- ta who have been "carried" for ten such liberal ciedll ar- rwge'aientsinpon the pirt o_f Can- adian chartered banks only fair Md'Jaat that the farmers who have bees accommodated for long periods ShcuM take their first possible on- pwi-t'tinjtf to repay ths crsdltor'.bank; W this itattnct cited by the Calgary fs immediately patent .that complaining farmer wlsheil lo with hit 1920 accej IN PASSING f OK THE BUST HAN the town .of ilanna, whoso school man U not 'far Behind to aell. Both iheee towns are building fine modern .brick' school plants, and' the proceeds bonds wHl be us- ed for that .purpose. Cassiis consolidated school. district, near Brook's, has already sold worth of Its bonds, and Wrenthain con- solidated school district has In the government's advertised itsse. Bow Slop's is raising; for a new public The sch'bo) bonds are nseellng with Rev. Father Bellveau, nephew ot Archbishop Bellveau. died at 6L Boni- face, after an operation. Munford Pierce, ton Mrs. -Fred Pierce, Athens, was accidentally kHl- hi Dassano, AHa. The Ottawa of tad Kegina Leader Whatever mar be the character of legisla- tion in -the nextiBMision ot farlta. meet, it Is a certaiaiy that protlU tax win dtwrpeer as! a revenue producer. r lo the near fotne all venoas la- tedding to be marrM la Oatario may be required to pnaUc ooe week in advance of atoyond aap- tials. This Is the effeet of rtdalatiqc under consideration. A reflation an immediate downward of the cuatomt tariff wa? Introduced into the Saa- reception, and with by the member for North Qii'Appetle (Mr.' and after a debate that lasted aalU late "at nlftst, lly disposing total arrfonnt In the near future." The uncertain. condition of the money mar- ket dorinc 'the past'few months delay- ed, the offering of the debentures, hut tho fact ;thit_ Alberta school district securities have always been looked up- on favorably and have the came of be- ing siTlcUy'giltciIge has helped in get- ting the issue Before the investing pub- lic. The. debentures are in effect guar- anteed. by" tho government, since it maintains a fund Jrbm which are paid Interest charges of any school district that may, default. HlflJDRED AND EIGHT COUPLES AT ODDFELLOWS' DANCE At BELLEVUE (From Oul Own Corresfondent} BELLEVljE, Wood- ward, who spent a'year in Bear Creek, Montana, returned to camp on Mon- day and reports, things slack in. Mon- tana. lh a. business visitor in camp for. Mr. Cumfort. of Creston, yuuuuui C-, camp and party composed of farmer on .S5atjrday-for-their home, ac- tions with the Canadian Council of Grace, Agriculture as tho co-ortlinallng'asent, was discussed at length at the meet- ing of the council today. No decision was reached and the discussion jtttl be continued tomorrow. who has been" teacning on the Bellevue schdol.staff, for 'the last year, li is understood that Miss Cnmfort has resigned "on account of. ill health and At the according to; officials l has been adviseil by the doctor to take of the council, Ove provinces, Albarta... Saskatchewan, Manitoba and The-masquerade dance given by the agreed lo. The only voice, lifted against it was that of the leader of the opposition (Mr. "ana when the question was put to the house and Mr. McLean nw- and an- swered Mr. rose alone. The ..other members' of the opposition present retained their seats and either voted "Aye" or' did not vote at aH. SE5K SETTLEMENT A STRIKfc WINNIPEO, Dec. V.X-informaaoii reaching does not entirely support yesterday's Ottawa dispatch that an immediate.gtrlle rote 'may be taken on the Canadian' National rail- way, system with regard to the po- litical order of President D. B. Hanna, according .to a local paper. It is believed that the member! of the .delegation National railway men now at still continuing negotiations with botb. sides seeking a settlement without the' necessity of taking a strike'Tote. MONEY MARKET IS TIGHT IN ENGLAND' LONDON. Dec. 7.-P( Canadian Asso- condHlons here are rather strikingly Tno basaar'in the Methodist church grain be put fonrard. H. Greenfield and Trego. EMPRESS OF ASIA ARRIVES jpletion. There was .a. meeyng called on night to see what could be tilone iu the way of getting a'rluk. ,T.L- committoe _ iitone tu tne way of gelt i VANCOUVER Dec. 7-The Cnu-lThe meeting, appointed Pacific Ocean Services steamer .to seethe of the Belle- Empress of Asia rlocked here .-today jviie Mine to" ascertain what could be from ports. The vessel (done in tho way .oC local water' and brought in 235 Also to see- Mr. Connelly about 32. third and 730 .steerage passengers. a site to put the rink on. There is a'Joint loan of H- at siirpef cent. "Wjell over per cent, of the loan has the underwriters' eicept' in: the, case- of Bournemouth where .67 per' cent, was left.' Industrial issues late- ly met a reception ralmost equally poor. The market has been obvious- ly poor lately having; Been surfeited with hew issues. Even handsome yields fall to attract to be a meeting again on Tuesday to hear the committee reports, so every- one'interested please be at Uie 16. O.F. hall Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock sharp- Jarret Evans made a business trip to Lctbbridge ''on Thursday. u.u-v- u. nn, 4MDJ1 DIIVDICTI I4H1U 1, Tejgro .Mani, othtr cftfes, AN IDEAL CHRISTMAS GMT v A MASON mm PHONOGRAPH D ACK of the splendid.Phonograph are the exper- ience and traditions of century in building pianos of highest To the Mason Risch- Phonogi-aph has been imparted the same knowledge of tone-building principles that have made Mason Risch Pianos and Player-Piah- ?'-os.famous for half a century. "Let us "defnonstratc to: you in which the'Mason Risch Phonograph is su- it a few minutes :m our sound-proof rooms, and the chances are you want ,to hear it all your life in your ;l own home! offer you the accommoda- tion of weekly or monthly pay- ments, extending over such length of time as may be con- venient to you, within reason. BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE ;