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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THK HEBALP letbbftfcfoe Xetbbrtbae, Hlbcrta (THE LETHBRIDGE HERALO PRINT- .IWa'OOMPANY, LIMITED S23 6th .Stntft South. Preilflent nod-Managing Director John Torrsnce Buslneis Manager TELEPHONES uilneii torial Edit 1J24 eeping tho men in barracks. No pa- riotlc mind will turn ngilnst any- thing In tho way of raiiel'ig iho Inter- ests of Iha returned Eoldler. Dut In be proposal under It iuay be BO pul, ticr.6 It blessing. It io" a certain oitint. wllllns he'rney bo to bea'f'lhs eitra burden, and It cinnot but meat with tne approval ot tha men primarily concerned. WHAT GOVERNMENTS OF ANTIPODES ARE. DOING Reams have heeu wrllten nbout iho settlement policy for our rem ed soldiers, but HUel has been IN lion. A, G. UaeXi'y y. Portecus u-> (From Our Own i TAUE1I, public meet- Ins In tho Ilex Theatre on -Tuesday night In iho Interest of .the munt. scheme was well al J.' Canipboir''nbn, Prertyler Ian minister of BlackBtock.'.OiiL, dlij Out Own 'p LKC, ore Subscription Rates IHIly, dcliver.-d, p" week Dally, year Dally, by mail, per-yesr Weekly, by mall, per-yeaf Weskly, by mall, per yenr 15 .1760 The Intention of Ibe gov-j [ended rmJ showed Ihnt the1 rate- ernment Is good, but Ihe nui securing the land for the soldiers lias j been the sticking point. The _, cannol n.l go .W on, from utllemcnt In order to engage lu ttrn.- Mania'and Me- 0( i oi town and surrounding I municipalities nero-jelzeil ivllh Ihe i Importance of the project. The chair TS (was occupied by Mr. Tom Ilender- _ wilh wood, which I; Insubled ojaiuJjl Ilia heat ot ihe metal wilh usbeslps. Major Robert Stanley Armour, R.A. M C., ol Campbellferd, Ont., died on December lit- of Influents In 81 sorry lo that John ilcD. JJayld- social than Mr. Dob- aou. ilo liOnastcV of- his eubjcul find cci.i 'urcao'iil it wllVcloqlicuco nnd Tho following dates ought lo bo kepi open, by nil our peonlo: .puii'jiay.'Dci'i llov. .TJ'.SH of llov; W. J. M.'firjgg. Jifti. W''A. clianan, M.l'., oil bays on llio Wesleril 'jiyiiu'-by- A'! son and I'awaon lolh took .Vjll no ifomX. Ihe 'liu In Chlcaeo. liow- Dates' ol eiptry ol subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept inco of papers alter, eiplrallon dale Is our authority to coaliuMo the ecrlplloli.'-. .sub- Inj. Tlicy wish to lie close lo estab- lished Eotllemeuts, to be near the con- veniences ol clvlbiatloii And to be hncdy to markets. The Cominoinvenltli Kay dwelling on the Importance of the municliial hospital aud explaining some features ol the scheme. Trie I Hon. A. G. MacKay, minister of I hcillh, then spoke, outlining the plan General Hospital, man But Africa. Ger- seems lo have gone much farther In providing land for so.dlers lhan ,o hare done, and also more in providing Australia ict the. government for estibllEhlng and developing municipal public schools arc to Iho SUGGESTION SHOULD NOT PE ALLOWED TO DROP the board of trade should not rest 'the suggestion thil a national association of boards' of the Dominion be (orracd. The Idea, l! (rora (lle and pVovldes him with Allowance for blmself durlns the unproducllve for caring for soldiers until they aro, yOUIls. no pointed out that ,ni Al- in civil life, i LicrU wns pioneering the way in this soldiers take up land the matter Ihe Municipal Hospital Act SUJU1C1 a uf tantntll'a nl.A ntl.l national government of the common- wealth places him under n federal from tho day he' Is discharged once more Whore Ihe .inch a sood one that Iho local uojrd i should not rcsl.nnlil the plan work- cd out and put Into effect. We havo In ot trade in Southern Alberia and in 'Wes- ler'n' Canada, but the (rouble with had some disastrous experiences the with associated boards these Instliuiions was thai they were looked upon merely as booster organ.- Izations which were expected '.o fill up tho country with people, boom and real estate values acd make us all rich without working. The national organization mentioned -at the hoard, of trade luncheon this] week would be expected to lurnlsh EomeJhLng more In.the way of expert service such ns the National Chamber -ot Commerce organization In the Un- ited' Stales, and wtcn people know that lie U.'S. body can "employ such. ...wonderful men .as Edwin F. Trefz as ,.ffieid secretaryJJiey can Blaid" why' fiteV Rat ion al of Commerce Is sucb an Important instl- American affairs." ;J AYJiat Canadian cltles'and co'mmuil- V i ilies need at Ottawa is ia-.organiza.uin -with ncrvea every part the country ready to advise, Lhe practical manner and ready to co-offllnate the efforts of the people throughout the; Dpmth j-.-J ion In the ellort lo increase the de- 3'i Telopment of oui resources; that'we may build ipjle, country ini' j-V'lhe prosperity which IB going to pa; the war.hnrden. .In addition sucb an organization 'could atford 'expertTad fj-. vice and aid in'th'e p'rbbierris of 'a par community where snch prob- lems are of importance as In Uie case..ol the reclamation project o! .There is ,rea need'for a national body alliliatln '-1' all the tnidB Domln ion! -The west Especially needs som vj! ancii organiza'tion in a place where It 'V can keep In close touch.with the gov- ernmeol. ivas cecessarily a ouo nnd ivould he subject lo amendment from lime to time. But ho appealed lo the ratepayers lo support the hospital scheme on general principles and trust Ihe local board and the logisli lure to work Iho scheme- out In an equitable and satisfactory manner Judging from (he questions and dis- cussion that followed Uils address there Is yet room for an-educational campaign on tho whole mailer. It Is unfortunale lhal the Influenzajpl- demlc mode this Impossible 'during" tho past two mouths. But now that the ban ias been lined" and the vole poslponed until January 17, there of acres close to settlement are held should be no delay In a publicity period of his faming operations. New Zealand has dealt with Ihe question of making tie Isnd available for soldier settlement in a manner which seems to have pro- duced. satisfactory results. Applied to Western CanNida, where thousands Canon Allmin.-al present of Burk's Falls, 'has beers appointed by Ihe Archblihop of Algoma lo succeed we Bev. F.'Mf. Clayton as rector of St. Jnines' Gravenhurst.t :'A'bill perrnlltlog all nun who tenr- ed In the U. S. forces during the war to retain uniforms alter are mustered1 out. was paated by the houss and, to. Ijie .U. 'S. senate, ivfore than Anierlcan soldlera In France, suffering from shell thock were cured by news of the sighing o the armistice, Surgeon-General T Ire land lold the'U. S. Senate Mllllarj Committee.- Ottawa has: heard nothing of tho stories lhal Sir Arthur Currle aad SI Joseph Flavelle aro to bo made peere As far as Sir Arthur Currle It con corned It Is possible lhal he may he given some signal honor. over, lavorablji, see them'back amongst lis EOOII. The Ch'rlslmns true, nnd entertain- roanl will bo held In Conlilnlo sclioul on Chrlslmaa Eve. Wo look for a large turnout. We would like All the district lo "know that on Sunday next, Decem- ber 22, Rov. Hugh Dnbsnn, of Ileglnn, will speftk nt tho Uoaldalo church ervlce at 3 pin, We do not hOBl- ale to sey that no man on the couli- E to effort is being put torwar end. for speculation, the New Zealand scheme would be something along i these lines: holders ol unproductive land w6uld be required to place their own alualion upon their holdings and s't these holdings at the nearest nd Titles office. A time limit would set for ,such listing, .say, three mouths. Alter lhat llmeVthe provin- ial governmenl concerned would be mpowcred to list the land al tho rale et by the government valuer. A tax five per centum, or higher, If nec- ssary, on ije'samefle-'itoney'deri'ved from this onrce would be kepi In a sep'aratc nd'Epecial fund and drawn upon.only, o'cover losses sustained In sales.'if-' ec'te'd 'and, If Bnlficient, to help' In ocal-Jm'provement of tho districts con- cerned. all cases the be the prices al which could be bought by tha governm'enl li re-sell to bonn.fide He tTirred. soldfcrs would be ji.-Oii? first chance to purchase. Having onl an allotment, the governmenl province iHwas would buy it -in re-sell lo IhD soldier. would be 'closed .to other buyers a certain number of months...-After, dial-it would he.available to oliers- wUhins io settft., The terms ,of sale Ihe governments recouped from the special tax fund. .For Ihis plan It might be arsncd that any snggestion o- unfairness against those ivhb put theyr the purchase'of land who have" held, launder n TCCOE- nlz'ed'system. set their own To prlce.inila- tlon, the owners pay the lai on.lheir own.'asssssmenl ot value. Tte.plac- ing of snch land on lie market ia thus effected fairly and with dispatch Lands suitable for settlement by. re- turned .is, land served campaign. If we might text for the campaign It would .be, "If any man provldelh not for his own, and specially bis own household, he hath denied Ihe faith, and is worse han an infidel." The Central school has been fumi- gated and put In shape tor opening he beginning of In'e' year. The 'flu hospilal closed with a deficit of It has been arranged to raise his amount by public" subscription. Tho hospital has "been a life-saver and has served country .'and- .town alike. So; Mr.- Santa Cjaus, don't pass stocking. On ;Tuesilay, afternoon "the boari of health held a'cdnference-wilh the minister on cme'slions arls Ing out of ite influehiB epidemic. No- new 'flu have been re ported for over a-week, and it is hoped that .with Ihe ..strict quaran- tine adopted by the board of. health tSat the last remnant ot the disease will Quickly be .stamped out; jr: We have" read somewhere in Bible history of a man called. Major. George Rilpalrlck, non o Prof. Ullpalflck. of Knol onto, for EOms lime chaplain of th 42nd Ba-ttallon (the Canada Byick has been awarded Ihe D.S.C for disllngulsoed Een'lce ot the fron Orillla, Ont., faces a dtfdcnlt prob- eni In reconstruction nex year. No town in the province, with .he exceptions of Trenton and Firry Sound, has had as large a number o people employed lu Ihe mauufactur of Liaut. P. Adams, who has been in- valldeS from military service, DM made appllcatlo'n to be reinstated In his old positlbV of police at Cranbrook. of Police B. C, Hersey Is, therefore, rellring at Lhe end .of Ihe .y'ejr favor 'of Lieut. ?ms- -L The Tren'i'-'y'aiuiy canal Is to be completed. been decided >.hv 'to that ifec, pfOBUntl ..IB his credentials to to-l W. Bavls, (ho Anicrll caii amljauador to umlp Darli had luncheon wilh Klne Oeorgo nud Queen Mary oHior memheri roynl bousehoM Uucklukam 'ONI OF IMMORTALS JOB" ilpw Cumbered a.monf the Jin- Thp victor, of Mnrnel wns'' iiinde a' motaber "'of I lie Hroncli biornlrig." Monday, Dec, IB, lo Mr. and' Mrt. John of Chin, a som Is Ihcre. nnyono wlio Is nol congniliiUllne, John? Soiuu Irraeppiislble porsou- keops 'monkeying with carB-.whcnj nnylliliiK Is going on JA the. school. Wo ilo ilol know ...'whether, prosecu- tion or spanklug IB the jTeinody, bul ono or Hie other will be uaod before. ant Is better qualified 10 cu long. HOW MANY .YARDS oV S'ILKINE ARE IN OUR SHOW WINDOW? fc Co. are giving awiy a Fur Coat worth Free for Idb nearest estimate] .Also three ollior valuable prliea. A' coupon with every 61 Jl.OO'pr over. rank np a-vvhole- -.then anoisel with It; to another r-pUnlry Ve'jlea'r" ,some thirsty .'bis ar.-up to re- feat same Iric-fc, .pur laps: are oirr-lnwni "are the ounlalns in our paris haTe ceased to Only onr tvnsiy gas well keeps OS in'.life.1 THE PROPOSAL OF HON. S. C. MEWEIUHN The suggeslion-.of Hon. Sydney j Me'wbnrn wilh regard to the Immcdl-. ate release of returned soldiers with elx months' advance on practical; lines, in the Interests of In the v way of an Immediate- way .out-of-Ihe many problems which- of necesslly face Iho government and the nation X today. On the lines ol.natlonal-econ- imy, without straining thil aealnst .'.'Vsi'flie interests of the soldiers, the pro- ftosal ig lo .be" commended. It could ,-Imprnved, on by adding to ft thai of civilian'clothes for the men. 4-.-! The scheme has Its attraction in ;pore w_ays than one. The matter of >tti months' pay, amonnting to some- thing under will glye the re- tBraed soldier sorcelhlng In the shape of a nest egg until he gets into a civ- ilian Job, and earn for him a llltie ot a well earned rest wilh home aseocia- .tions. It will further release him (mm Uie Irltsomeness and Elraln' of discipline lo which he has aubjecled, and wblch: must, ne- be his position were he by railway's -and near other settlij menls--lE opened up, and closer set tlemenl ol land promoted. Whether'lhe New Zealand echeme would be workable in "Western Canada we wonld npl care to say oUhand, but If Is'evident" that'-ln.' th.e Australian upon by the 'department.' o[ railways andj.canals... Already llhal portion ol the canal from, Lake Slmcoe to Lake- Ontario has opened. It Is now imposed lo...qojnplele the remaining orlion, belweien' Lake Sifflcoe and po Gconian OnL. .rf- rp, reprimand "when 18 Russians living in Ford .were lined total The aliens were part of a group ot..28 arresled' on Oo- tober 20 'last whfe'jC'a squad .of police raided- schoslhouse'.In :Ford where najslan! were holding "a BolslmlU meeting. raining, and "-will spend the holidayi Chrljlmat Sunday .'Christmas Sunday, December 22, will be observed In all churches. -Mrs.-- L. C. George Gray, while visiting ansas City lasty.weeavfonnd hlm 130 short whcii. getting :up In morning, and accused his brother, who Commonwealth lat'-ln." the J the govcr' nment 13 taking drastic steps to provide tor the relumed soldiers. Something of the length to which the government there Is doing may be'seen from th'e' fact that (he Commonwealth, accepted the situation at the outset that the' care of the returned soldier.was one.of na- tional concern. All that the Federal Government asks ol Use Slates la (1) assistance In the re-education of th9 returned man; (2) tie of In. formation relative to employment; 13) to'pass legislation to make it p'p'ssiWe for the Federal Government tq ECoira lands within tbo Stale bounnariei; the local McKlnney, n bo. the speaker In "the Methqdlst.. Church at both services. On ning following she will giys a popu- lar address on "Changes' Needed 'in Social, Political, Industrial and Re- ligious In St. Theodore's church. -Holy Communion will be observed it 11 a.m., and at 7.30 there will be Even- Christmas carols and musical selections. On Chfislmas Day at a.m., Holy Communion, and at 11 a.m. matins and Hols' Communion (choral In Knoi. chufcH there will be special at both services. Homing address, 'Rcom. for Jesns." Evening address, "The Pre-eminent Christ." The Christmas Sunday school "treat Inning had slop; of being an ear Her rfrer. The'.'jirolher being search ed, nb portion ofIhe missing kale wn his. ypoden.. leg' was In- spected. And there That there will be i decrease of at least head ot cattle by next Bnmmer In and that perhaps lie decrease' will .reach was one of tha hileresting remarks-' of Mr. Canadian representallve of Armour Company. Armour Compkny'5 Ihe decrease In Europe were catlle, 25.030.OCp sheep and hogs al the present time, making a total of SE.OCO.MO head. Clem Burns, a member of the Do- -mlnlon'-ciyil service for more than 20 years: and a' harrUler by training, has been appointed "English librarian of Ihe supreme court of Canada. Mr. Burns succeeds-the late H. H. Bligh, K.C., for many'yeira the English lib- rarian of the hlgheat conrt of-appeal. Mr. .Bum's Is oie of Ihe best know-n of Canadian civil servants. Ho cariie to Oltawt from IsTova Scolla as prlv- Reoonslrnctlon does not involve only land demobiliratlon, the'eipenditnre ol money on promotion ol lorcign trade, orders for Canadian Industry afid .so forth. It 'means, also, better social ccndillous, belter mental IralntnR ani ''J.-. placed In barracks until the forrnali-1 moral development, a belter conccp- ties for his discharge are gone i lion of the dulles and responsibilities :f S through. These must necessarily of citizenship, in fact Ihe remoulding mean lie red tape, and of the national character. mncV tierelrqm- j would "also'go'far to- wards removing anything in the- shape ate secretary to Hon. W. 3. Fie'.dlns Subfequently he went to Dawson Oily, he was far some time secretary wnere he x 125 leen. j! the'New Year. T' On Saturday, December U, Archi- bald Tinsley, aged livo days, Infant son of Mr. and Mra. J. C. TlBsley, died al the Taher. hospital. Jhe fun- eral service was conducted' -by the Her. A. C..Bryan. K Death cf. Herb .Parteain i' The whole town -xi as on Monday last lo learn that Mr.j'Herb Poiteivus had passed away Inal'morn- 1ns at 13D) a.m.: Eight [iiya'-prevlous mis', smitten down' vvith' a JElub- i nlU'cS of Influenza that ran a high lemperalure -ho________________ week, despite Ihe best medical and j cornmlllee's'work. The' slgnlfi ikon council._. j -2> i': "Tire Qreaf Veterans'' associa- tion has appoiuletl H. B. Maxwell ol Winnipeg, T.J.B. Tali of .and D. Ixjugham of pitaira' an advlEOry commlllec lo cb-opefato with the re- will The women are believed la out- ;f .Idle- i Great -Hrjtaln, but the four, m If Uils rhcanV a'1 abae'nt-volcrs are Hhely 'lo'tnrn iru military rb'iillne. soldlev finds an immediate job the belter, and.-G6 .orle will i him the exlra eraolnmcnl- Mewbnrn plan If out mm a ftulkcr tmallon on the ile to meet.the extra expense In- L but thia would be light in corn- to the expenditure involved in number the men 23 resident voters- in lll'lbn the balance in favor of the men, accord- ing lo one corrcsvondenl. men ?cem certain of ieip first to ,.ta in O Four skill, and eventually .J de- veloped inlo pneumonia a fc.W" hours before-his dealh.; Herbert-Jackson Portcftus was horn in "lladls'on, -S.D., on July 10, 1SS6. Later, wilt his parents, he moved to Pingreo, .N.D., vrhere he married Miss Maud .Wat- ron. The next spring he came lo Alberta and homeslcaded at Cravalh Corners northeast of Brooks. -Jlere the home still la, though several' win- ters hrive been spent In Taber. While only an occasional resident In .town, Ihe deceased had made many frteads here, tor. lo know him.was to llktfhjm. lie was A man o he.irled.. wclaole" in all his relatlonlhlpa wlta a fcind fathfir. a loving .and, of Integrity, genarofcj- inUr a loyal d. lo' rconrn .'He.leaTes canco of this Intimate association of tho Great War Velerzns' association the reparation committee Is lhat there Is likely, to be uniformity, and harmony betwee'n the work of the repatriation committee and Ihe alms of Uie Great Veterans' associa- tion, which Is organfctd to protect the Interests of of the war. added sympathy' for the bereaved friends, as too of fils own family as i that of his (athi'r'a barm were .with iDflu- i at the time ol his demise. The irment UKtk place at: cemetery on Monday afternoon, De ccmber 16, the funeral service being conducted by the A. C. Bryan. hursl.-.JIary fotll. -ft.' j. MacArthur, M otll. (of r.nd Conn- 1 Maricopa, Calif.; Mrs. R. TJ. chey, McEwan and others a good chance. Oliver 1 PlnKrcfs, X.D., and J. II. Seager 'nnd Miss Anrilla I'orleona. both of Talier. The cltcumitances attending death have tME JAR? The llndson'a Bay Co. !i tljlig a J1M.M Victory Bond for the ncar'e' Jack was so set on having Mttsic this Christ- mas. The problem of phonograph- itself intot ,tjiis: Could we conteiiid ourselves With an iniitatation, a y mere resemblance of Music, or should Vre A have Music "If: we want biir ment to Sbe figured toe; source it must be real also. So he y at once to have the New Edbon deliveredHo our home Christmas Eve. Now we can enjoy the voices and playing of g the great-musical artists of to-day not by ihiagining from what we hear what their attual performance snust sound For r: Ediso.n "Re-Creates" all fprms pt gi music, anH with sucli fidelity ihat; duiinlg 4 1500 public tests where the living artists 5j sarig or direct comparison tlieir perfc-Mant'es ot! the people who heard these tests distinguish the slightest shade of difference between the living i artists' .performance arid the New Edison's "Re-Greation" of it. Only this is Music. When you am buying the Christmas phonograph be sure you j are buying Music. Hear the, New Edison. No needles change. Can playallmakes of.i-ecords, Easy termt if you Assiniboia Music Co., Ltd. Dealers Lethbridge 'The Phonograph with a SouF' ;