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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16. 1920 THE Kearty JSrery.fMe is Affected Million Men Are Idle LONDON, Bee. In Great Britain, which has bera stead- ily Sro-wlug, has created a serious problem, which' during the last hac become more urgent owing to the at Vest of severe weather., there is general.anjlc-ly in the situation as oserj trad" in the cojftry is Affected 'bneniployment Is conraou among clerks and_njldalecliBa occupa tions as nell as among manual labor, era, and official statistics show that fbfuj StKI.OM present 11 is admitted how.ejer that .this. Is fho reaf figure j KB there, are many who lure, not besn. reached by or other Labor Circles: 't declare tho actual number of mer' of employment f3 fully" a million VP9W Eqajorft) of JheseT there tro dependents and the tots'! numjjef, of persons, suffering from tbj present conditions, >is at from three1 to I Tour miHIon." a large former U general tendency 6a the places, .municipalities and other- ;aulzatlous have begun Improvement works, tho cost ot which will be paid out of local taies., The national.exe- cutive of the labor party yesterday passed a resolution declaring Ihe "present scandal 61 Ittnqcenl' starving persons cannot bo aiki'wetl to continue and calling updo, the government1 to maintain persona ;up work la available." The government Is ask- ed to pay each pan forty shillings a vrccV and each -womanV25i shillings with additional allowances for depend- ents. Is asserted, could be done for ten. weeks' for "the modest sum of In the.'meantlme.tae government Is close attention to the problems People'sForum] JUSTICE; AND THE BASOFF CASC K4 8., Letbbrldge, Alia. "December 13. 1920 uiiiiouuceu yeaiefuujr provide work for arty thousand men; They would In con- struction of buildings arid the scheme will be submitted, to .the building trades union next Monday tor final ac- ceptance. This will be a "culmination bt u long standing trouble, the-union baring for mouths refused to allow unskilled workers 'and non unionists jo co-operate with meralxrB ot much needed building work. persists In Us refusal, Ihe government take some ac (l5u to Defeat its embargo He add ei hqiroter, ha preferred easier path f Edilor Herald: Dear surprised lo read there .was no reason for'the reprieve ot Tom Baisoff. I think It he Is to be hinged on the facts as given to the readers .of The Herald, there Is injustice being done, and can be claimed as another lot no nioner. no ir_ .Yonr e4l- orlal after the verdict on British Jut- ice, was an eye-opener lo It was a new kind to what we hid been _- part jpf irades uniyrs and local author! :upbn to tpoj problem, in several CANADIAN COTTONS REDUCE WORKING WEEK WALlv Dec: 15.-M3ommehc In? Monday, the Stbrmonl and Caniua braacheB Canadian curtailed their working hours" week4 from .50 to 36 These Iqdusfjies unttl further notice will close each week on Thurs- "day" evening-instead 'of -at" liooix- oa Saturday. ,t a kind, but I would hate to call H Dritl8h. The Herald 'certainly .woried hard for prosecution. Never one word )u any good points ho'had. He cer- aliily was act the qold blooded mur lerer >ou led us to believe He was a victim of the police toeing heads. .Any, of theo. old Moupllei n-ould'have arrested vt to 'men without cny shooting or at letUt they kave taken a chance This outfit be lieges in taking no chances Alt tbe ;arne ail the Hev. Spratjklin., Could we .wonder at' the gHodting )eg lateE, when the police lost their read that across .the lino they have machine gunners on the watch for bootleggers, and that. they were ordered to uhoot- to kill, if the jarty didn't stop at bnee, And then aeav. that pur 'police in' certain iricts arc going to assist In the same spprt. It has come to. a finplpltch now, that it's a crime calling' for death to try to get away with a bottle. Yet we hear of no. protests to sucb rulings. We used' to read about belbg hanged for eheep stealing, but thin shooting to kill order has It beat. aught It may hwo justice ot search for Bassofe' a train came along. Not finding any oug la the houw, he camefout'ot.'iheidther window "and started'to'run' for the. Iraia to see If fnjxrae was sMtlhg o'n.j The police toht tjlm to hpia uu his I hands, and being u special-hlin self, would UU them whw? to SO to, when Se shot dead and about u ftdi ftti made of him as a Uof, Jurf was foreigner '.1 ntA intay murder trials, but nerer eip like this The Judga mostly defines murder and Ihe degrees of mnrdcr, we read of cono of this. The jury was told they would hare to find him guilty ol murder or lei him go free. We read of DO recommendat- lo'ai to ajeroy, as we do in cases when it's not wUIHl murder. "xc the the police when he was to Lethbrldgc.' This statement should have been read to the Jury as It was certainly a bit in hlE firor .and proved to be more true than the fiction sent down your which, certainly had Bassotf coBTlcteo bv xoiir readers be- fore be was jofushf Silll a" believer In British Instead of foreign justice. WM. MORGAN. nieni fl first ;bro THE CITY BAND Edilor Lethbridge Herald- I am not Ihe valuable spite of your'paper I would like the following published, In answer la' an: accusation made .against the Musicians' Association IhVit they are hostile towards the City As Eocr'etaryi I feel if my duly to explain ?ui attitude We haie nothing against band, but we ilo object tO'the By stem :.nrider -which it is run, inas- puch as competent musicians should receive remuneration for ser vices The grants r hlch have been made by the_clts from time to time TjSve only .been suftlcient lo_pay the BAKING POWDER THAT DID THETRICKii a month, ller husband kosw BORDEN NEEDS A SCHOOL toba like ti book, she declared, and] among his friends'Were many old-j OTTAWA, Dec Canadlaa timers, including Archbishop has been made Iherlff Colin Inkster ami rt _, j others, prominent in the earlv life of u) "16 alr boari1 lo the 0nUrio John McLeod, 99 Years Old, Feet Ten Tall in His Prime iSSSEi WINNIPEG, Dec. McLeod, 99 jears old, one of Manitoba's oldest idant of the or an> one m Bassoffs place, Kght and heat, the "men should donate 1! any different to what 8cnlces 1 wonder tarn this have done If he was the crack shot ne supplyng tools andno ssl or suppiims IOLHS aau no sai- claimed to be, he rould haie ,ork fll Mr mcnt There 'are plenty of good muticlans in the city and If the city will fur- rilsh-thrj money they can hare good mil sic. There lc much more that rould be the -bunch of the. police. Tho police fired at four foct and couldn't: do much'damage, andJt ruaxy have! been the .wild shooting of the police! that hit their own men. As for coming out of the cafe waving guns, he done that to scare any one. His arrest proved that he was not the terrible man your lead us to believe lie had guns load ed, but he did not use'them. Had planned and killed dozens of people In''cold blood he would not be treated any wdrso. I don't, believe he thought thorc would bo n murder charge against him, and the verdict would beon different it his' law ,Lethbridge Dec 13, 1S20 yer had slajed with tho case What Edilor Letl-hrldge Herald chance did Ihe lawyer have In pre Sir kindly allow me paring the case on the morning of the your nidob read paper H' tratnq-up i this matter but Mr. Editor, I not Intrude further this time. Thanking you in advancertor this Insertion, I am, Yours truly, S. L. Sec.-Treas: Local 497, A.F. of M, MR WARSH IS HOPEFUL looked too much The photo >ou likeTa printed never should have been allowed until after the trial anyway I noticed that trial they Khaved him on Monday nnd lot hhn goTin trial on Ttttrfe wlth6ut shaving nim trying to'ma! c him look as tough as noeslHe. wonder if fhft former connsel "BassoK would have given the evidonco ho gathered to the one that took his Mice at Mac- leod The lawyers certainly, didn't want to attack the actions ot the police which they npnld have (o have" done to defend BassofT The special constable that got shot by the police was the ono ihat should have been madfentoreof We hoar that he work ed'day and night in the hunt acting as 'interpreter amongst the loreigfiSrs The police tent him into a house to thank all those of my many friends wiio have worked hard and supported we, week d McLcoa aB as: a- Labor candidate for tho boarrt of School Trustees. There are mnnv whom would like to take by the hand and though are defeated we are by no AeanB anil we shall cojne back" with renewed vigor and rengtc, and lead the poll next time Yours sincerely, HN MARSH, Labor'Candidate In and performed many amaz Ing deeds bf.Mrength in Fort Garry 70 years ago. 'He was (cet'vlp inches Iu Ills "even1 vrheh'he approached tha cehlnry. iiiark he was more than 6 ieot tail. tYequently.. in the days'of the' pion- eers, McLeod walked from White- inuuth to Winnipeg with a dis- tance of ill miles. B.eforo there were oven trains or roads in .Western Can- ada he covered many 'miles on foot and by" water' between' the Hudson's Bay poslB scattered throughout the country Ho was innrrled to Georglna FVankB, James Franks, Hudson's Day factor. In-1850.' They were the first CODi.iet'j be married in old Kin, by llev. John Black. WrB.YMcIjeod, who is now feeble, tells of when school chil- dren ciilea to receive cdu jvbich they hail to pay in s f' '______________ 'THISMwrooa on. Sir" long ago I in the same ill health as yourself, "and b'usy hours, the rtsprjrjsibilily of filling drug prescriptions and other duties of the day's work proved t strain. I took a couple of boxes of. Heart Nerve Pills and Can 'honestly thank them for my pre-'; lent splendid condition. J i .Tliis little incident from everyday jifc fits your case in one way or inotlier. -in days of strenuous livinl it if only natural for the heart to gel below tifBornUl, affect loathe systeik' 'J.Mtd-y people'ijnore fhe symptfjms if heart and nerve troiiblc, livery day 'people drop dead, simply because of, ignoring them.. You cannot afford to do this. Atk yout'ielf, 'Have I any of the following Brn Ik Sherman, coo LOII ef r These, ire tome the icasitipai' are They are i of importance. If Would be ''.well. and sirdnfc just f yoar dfaUist to-day {or box o! Mithurn'jj Hetrt Nerve Pills, f IYOU WILL "BE SIMPLY ASTONiSHED at the fast recovery you will make 1 ion taking Remember, fhcy have been on, the market for over 25 l" yeara, and yon ire asinjf a preparation recommended by prominent people the country All busy sell Milbura'i Hjcart Nerve fills at SOc; box. or they will be rrMifed direct on receipt Of price by The lYMilbtirn Cfl.i Limited, Toronto, Ontario, MONEV AND SERVICE 'Alti Dec 13th, Hordid. Edilor, the Herald ri short go appeared an artlclo in uhlch it as stated !idf Russia would try :r.nil o awa> with the use of money e.mi n the next Issue you askc-1 what Kits- la xsoiild use to takp the place of loney nnd left it as an ope H question. Thro'ikii jour Mr, 1 would like to'answer (his lueptlon and mako a few comments inon It for there answer and .one, and that can be cxprossed word, the biggest word in any (he word, service or 'service. Trua service' alone, can ako the place qf mon'cy. the creation It mas de- itgned that man Should carry on hrougb tho tncdiurh of service for ser- but innn torsooit tho vtuff of who >ald.M> Spirit will not al- wnjf'i strive with man, BO. man lost llio and fjecama narrtiw mlndcdj scl- 'iBh, anil In many tales lie became niid Ih all ho refneod to rend ir-GCTvlcc, thcroforo nnolhor medium was, devised to illl: the place ot Bcr- Vjce, so crculocl an article in''wns name4p money, 'ivftr a time rnoney was a incek a .6irly Bervnnt, bul, as time went on b'ecamo exacting, how evef rendered somo great sof has liiBplred-rniin to ambilloi a'lid carried lilfn up rugged.heights of, education. the nat .irol resources! slid encouraged Inven Jon, bulldod govornmcnts and estab Itsbed naliops, and creeled great com carrlerl mnn frou his lowly sim'niejifp. lo great licisht: of In this sepicc i has nol nVKays been true. It has lei tho Blraplo llfo and buflded complex one, at limes It Jian been {also ricfcla and dlsappoinllng, while It ba stimulated nun lo" service it has rob bdtl Mm of the best fruits' ol ilia 89rvlM, and retlnced him lo servitude (t'bin divided .mankind In th assae, rnnslng tliS great ninjorlt} i serve afid giving a fro to Hrnrevor In th fabrlo ot the civilization am commonwealth that money has nnlldo too .has. perfected' ctannols throug Which rnanVInd cnti Very nicely tuf' (o nnd live tho simple ind perfect lift, rnoiiey is tepla'Md by with nil the nn all tlio vorplexlnf gueBttona Uiat tna Id riow trylnK and orercpmi .'Doing away-wllh iriondy Is the bl. problem tho world will noon I milt, tor Uiorb'Mn bei no rcEl.jS4a.-ia bricarlh iniltl money is put Aut, there- fore tho of-ways and menus ifii away with alionli) not bo 'rfolkynil. are talking r.nrl iHnging of'peaco on lel'rt gel .down lo sonio real faclo In tbla re- ganl. Vours for peace. JOHN SAWYER, son, Sh tbe country! Up last tew days. o[ his'life Mr. McLeod ahle lo sit up and read a newspaper without the aid of glasses t .Two brollicrs and three Bisters are partment of education for Camp Bordea." The reason for.; this it'JB stated, Is that many of tho nar- rlei) ineu of tha Canadian air force have their wives and children at Carup where living quarters surviving members' of .the .provided for rflarrled men and family which settled, in Manitoba." Mr. i there are thirty children there nho McLeod Is survived by his wf laro without any school facilities. -It dow, four sous and two (laughters, 36 iis proposed to open a school for uxeni grandchildren and 11" great-granilclill-1 in tho spring. There are dreu at Camp Dorden. IN THE STRIKED PACKAGE OKLY Thin Dal Model 12 RtliOKCf 7'JtfOcl Can WHAT make Christmas time mtr- ricr than a gift of one of these cheerful, happy, faithful Ingersoll watches? Couji5 anything please a small hoy hcttcr than a Maple 'Lcif Radiolitc, whdsc face lights up in the dark? And what .would make a young girl more joyous on Christmas inorning than to find one of those smart little Midget Radiolitcs among her gifts? Then for hig brother, that natty Watcr- bury and with a lot of style and, distinction to its Christmas message in his pocket. Think how delighted mother ivil! be when you give her the iladiolitc Two-in-Oiic, the watch-clock tint- will sit up oft her bureau or desk and tell true time by day, and night. And even if father has a watches, you'll find he's fairly beaming Merry Christmas when he sees the slim, jeweled Reliance you've given him.. These arc 'only five Of .fifteen models; maybe you'll pick others as yotir gifts. Better sec ihc dealer at once to sVoid dis- arjpoiiumcm, for IngcKolls sell fast at Christmas liinc. ROB'IN- H, ._, Sulltllli l-ln-1, H.2S For Deik or Burta1. ;