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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEftteER 20, 1918 :HE , LEttHB'RIDGE JlEnALD PAGE ELEVEN OW SASKAICm SOLVES ITS (Toronto Globe.) ' ' Moil. W. M. Martin, prime mln-Islcr of Sttskatchewan, who has been lUienrttug the conference at Ottawa benvocn the federal and the provln- to build publlb^ schools among! them, and have already created a number ot school .districts south of Swift Current and north of Saskatoon with the object of compelling tlieir attendance. Compulsory Attendance Enforced "We always have had /tf. compul-eory attendance law in 'Saskatchewan, but when the enforcement of it was left to local authorities the result was very unsatisfactory in the rural districts. We enacted a new law in March, 1917, which came into force ou May 1, 1017. "Wie created the department of .^education to enforce It, and a staff of twenty persons Is engaged In this work. In 1917 we bettered our school attendance by about eight per cent, over the previous yeair and brought our average to within four or five .per cent, of Ontario's, We had over 1,000 prosecutions in the eight months in which the law was operative-last year. In 1917 the enrollment was 10,000 higher thun in 191G. ' "Our critics say that the foreigu-ere ot the province have their pri-vaie schools. Apart from the 30 (or thereabouts) . old-colony Mennon- PLE ELCOME A-2iOB-2 LONDON, Dec; Ifl.--(BriUsli wiro-less)-Field Marshal llaijr, roplying to the address of llm rerorrtor of Dover, said: "For myself and tho rtirftluguished generals who acconip#iiied mo on my rotu)')) fi-om France, I thank you raosl heartily for the "^velconiG you have given us. We approciiiLe to the full the warmth and sinnerlly ot your geu-eroua reference to tho. pari, we iiavo been called upon to piay in (he events of the past tow ycar.s aiul wo know that your greetings are more than merely personal fend spring from a profound realization of the MyXoriu greai-nfesH ,ot the occaalou -Aiid all Uvat it. symbolizes for tlib future of our race. i"Wo know that from your welcome ybu express the feeliug.s of gratltudo add admiration, which Great Britain entertains, for the . wonderful men WbosB unequalled c'oura.go and endur- i ntice tlirough more than four years of j sirugglti have broiiglit us at longth, through to victory and peace. - "1 realize that Dovor has known i something' of war. Tho oldest of | cinque ports has W'ortlilly maintained \ the Dover patrol, whoso magnificent exploits have so ably assisted tlie British armies in the field and have given us a record, ot which we well might bo proud." Oil behalf of the lord lieutenant of iJio county. Lord. Harris then presented a second- address of welcome from the men of Kenl. Soon afterward Sir Douglas Halg and his staff left on a special train for London. IE HALIFAX. N'.S,. Dec. 20.--J-H.M. troopsliip Regina,-with 2,000 returning Canadians, under tlio ; command of LIcut.-Col. Clegg. docked at.!) o'clock this morning after an uuEvenlful passage of eight days from Liverpool. There were no officers aboard, oilier than thn usual complement of conducting officers. Tlic men are all A2 and B'i men who at (he time of the signing ot Iho armistice woro In training in England for servicti in Franco. In consequence of thi.s they arrived here with their, full equipmet, necessitating a considerable amount of extra work on the �part of the disembarkation ol'ticer.s. -Most of tho equipment lias to be turned in to tho anthorities. REPmilONOF IHE CANADIANS OTTAWA, iJcc. 30." The prisoners of war department of the  Imperial government lias notified tlie ' high tommissionor for f'anada thrit Canadian civilians hUcTjUHl in (ffriiinny will 1)0 in precisely iho same position as other lirltisli subjects in tlie matter of repati-iation. Replying In tin inquiry of the Cana-' dian coinmisHloner regarding the repatriation of Canadian civilians frofri Germany, (he Imperial^nt staten that their iiosition is to that; of other British civilian su'b- ,|eci.s, anil will be repatriated in "ao-^ , cordance with article 18 ot the'armistice convention, as The Hague agreement of 1918 has not becomij opera' ', live, owing to tiio conchjslon, of tho , ; armistice. According to the communication, arrnngem�nts are being made for tlip reception of repatriated Brit- , ish' subjects on their arrival in Eilgr- A. land, but,owing to the nuniber prisoners to be repatriated and the necessity of embarking Ihem-without ' delay, it will not bo poasible for the authorities in Molland to send advance li.its of the prifeoiiera travailing by each ship. -' �� � ''^ , When fiv,e armed bancllts held up a: . pool'-roow crowd at Phliadfelphia, te- . , curing ?5,000 in coin anC jewelry, , they found two city detectives In the throng. sacrificed revolvers -: find hand-cuffs as well as their world* ly wealtli. I 'A CAMBON'S LONG TERM He Is Completing Twenty Years as French Ambassador to England ite schools, which wo are trying to eliminate, there 'are not more than sixteen � or seventeen private schools ip Saskatchewan. This time last year there were dozens of German-Lutheran schools; today there are only six. Wte forced a number of them to close by reason of the School Attendance Act. In addition to these there are eleven Catholic private schools, which are efficient schools^ "I have spent weeks visiting over 100'foreign schopls so as'to get a first-hand acquaintance with them, an.^ I may claini, fairly' that we are solving our probjems in a manner worthy . ot a gr^iat British-Canadian province,". ' Only one  diplomat has surpassed the record of M. .Paul Cambon iii completing 20 years' service as ambassador in Loiij^on. Musurus Pasha, who was a Cretan, went to London in 1851 as minister plenipotentiary for Turkcry. and received the rank of ani-liassador in IS.jG, and retained his post until 1881. The most grievous time of his career occurred lu 1867, when Sultan Abdul Aziz visited England and was ottered the Order ot the Star ot India. As be was alreaily a G.C;B, the Sultan deemed this offer an insult, and Musurus had hard work .to prevent bis master leaving the country in dudgeon. Eventually Queen Victoria invested him with the Garter. The � ceremony took place oft Osborne, on the quarter deck of the royal yacht, in the midst of a raging storm and with curtailed oaths, for, as Musurus pointed out, they: could, not expect the Sultan to swear tha.t he would "pursue-the infidel to death." The following night there was a reception at the Iftdla Office in honor of the Sultan. As Mnie. Musurus, the ambassador's wife, was ^oing in to supper she was seized with a heart attack and dropped dead. Aliout 19,800 soldiers" in 'United States camps died of influenza, more than halt as many as the Germans killed abroad. Plague, pestilence and famine are stjU the worst euemlas of the human race after all. i2 'aj DELANY'S SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY BEEF CUTS AT 15c, 18c and 22c PORK CUTS AT ........ .25c, 28c and^30c VEALCUTSAT .. 15c, 18c, 20c and 25c Also a full line of Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Chickens , ., and Fowl,,. ', , THESe-ARE/ALL NO. 1 BIRDS NEW-LAID EGGS AND CHOPPED SUET DEL AN YS MEAT Co. the Home of High-Clt^8s Meats Phone 452 The Finest of Cut Gl^H Fruit Bowls, $6.50, $8.75, $9.50, $10, $11 Fruit Dishes, each............. .$3.50 Cieam and Sugar..,. .$4.50, ,$6 and $7 Bonbon Dishes. .$3.50,'$4.75, $5 and $8 Celery Trays............ $7 and $10 Tankards ............. J $15 and $12 Glasses to match, ea^h . . . /......$2.25 Catsup Bottles ............... $7.00 oa Bottles ........ .........$5.00 Vases........ ... . .$6.50^6 $10 GROCERIES, FRUITS VEGETABLES OUR STOCK IS FRESH PRICES RIGHT /Limoife China (Cups and Saucers, encrusted gold band. ' .At ..'V.^,,>:,'..J:.. .......^.�l$3.50 Cream andpugar^-^ �, ' ' , -Pair . .|3^$3;i!D|,;p,l|; $5 and $6.50 = Fruit Dishe^,;vyVK^^|^;^|i$5, $6 and $7 :]Nl^pw:iekkc''^^'.i^'$'^Jl^4^____-.. .$7.00 ;C6coa Pot ... . .';'-:;Jf|||A ...... .$4.75 Bonbon Dishes- At.....,$1.50,J^, $4, $4.75 and $9 ina Crown Derby Cups aii|[^3aucers .i. . $7.00 Cream and Sugar . ./il.......V. $15^00 Plates, each ... <;;,;^$5.00 ^nd $6iO^ Crown Derby Mik&iM^ips and SaMfeerSi at......� ..i:'!'^^-. ...i.?$1.75' Cream and Sugar, paly . . .. .f. . %$6,00 Teapot ...... ...a*^.. ^......i ;t$6.00 Plates......... : $^^^^ All the Lat^ Fancy Japanese Ware Cups and Saucer^, fancy decorated- At... ... .50c, 75c, $1125, $1.50 Cream and Sugars Pair.... $1, $1.50, $2.50 and $3.25 Fancy Japanese Satsuma Ware Cups and Saucers.......75c Cream Jugs........... .....$1.00 Teapots ....../.;::......... $2:50 Berry Sets, 7 pieces ............ $6l00 Bonbon Dishes . . .$1, $L25, $1;75 Cake Plate$2J5 Fancy Japanese Cocoa Sets frorn $3 to $10 Fancy Japanese Celery Trays- ' At . .$1, $1.50, $2, $2.25, $2.50 Fancy '.Japanese Fruit Sets. . . , .$3; to $5 Fancy Japanese Vases. . .$:1]'75; $2; $5 Fancy Japanese Jardinieres- At . .....$1, $1.50, $2.25, $2.50 j Fancy Japanese Smoking Sets . .'.. $5.( Fancy Japanese Cake Sets . . . . . .$4.50 Dinner Sets English Semi-Porftdain Sets, 98 pieces from ...... ... $22.50 to $37.50 Bridal Rose Set, 98 pieces .. . $50.00 Elite Limoge (jFrcjnch China), heavy encrusted gold, JiMeces.: We jafe offering this set at a Sp)^M*Pricef ' ' " Fari^y Tea fe^^O pieces^" � V - a . $4.50 to^$12.00 FaiiGy T 40c to $2;00 Casseroles $4.75 Toilet Sets 12, Pieces . . $9.50 s in FANCY CHINA & Moniay & Tues. till 10 p^.m. Wrdlk Wice 74 853?61 43 ;