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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIPGE DAILY SSItALD Proprietor? and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED tth South. LethbrlUge, AlterU V and Director Member Audit Bureau of Circulations Subscription DaDr, delivered, pfr Daily, by riall, per S- Dally, by mail for G Dally br null. 3 months........... 15 IVtektr. by nail, fit rw.......... Weikly, by maH year to U.S... FIFTY YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD The fifty years of priesthood of two devoted servants of the 'toman Cath- olic Church, which will be commem- orated at Standoff, on Wednesday next, complete a Jubilco of service which has its higher signification not in the: period ot time covered but ID the" zeal and devotion which clsar acteriied that The two Father Blanchet and Father A marriage custom that baffled 'die' missionaries was made plsuvto the swat reliet of both Church'end Gov- ernment. -It Is this. Tbonsh tha peo- ple are for the most part monogam- ous one mail (parries one cer- tain temporary are approv- ed. A mother la separated from her husband both befoto tha birth of the baby and tor three years alter, when she La expected to nurse the cnlld. During t hit period the husband shares his brother's wife, and' the custom leads lo no Ill-feeling. The- King ot Banyoro, before he be- came Christian, was so hard worked in Us rotation ot High Priest that a day's rest became necessary after two day's work, lie lived cm milk, but at9 a. certain amount of, beet-'i This was put Into his mouth on an Iron fork, and if a tooth so much .as touched the iron death was to toe .he penalty. The opening ceremony at' or before dawn .was. for the King to lay forehead to' the forehead of a black cow, which stood for night and evil. While in' this position be'prayed to be ridcf all' evil things. Next toucb- Do You Know? i. TODAY'S QUESTIONS What word in our language ex- presses in ilseK the "czrt before the 2. How do wo get our word "honeymooBj" 3. What person killed himself luring his bonaymoon? 4. What book was supposed to cure 19 6. Who Is the'oldest British his- orlan? 6. Who was known is -the-.Bishop f Hippo! May Take 'Co-operative vho stood for tha rising sun- and all good things, and prayed for nmuncrable the pconla. Scientifically the central achieve- ment of 3rr. Roscoe has been to prpve o the hilt (hat an Asiatic people migrated up the Nile and as tar south perhaps as the Doucei, iu the.-labors they have neida witn a red and whus pleted, and In the earnestness, which _ inspired, them, stand as.true .warriors of the Church 16 which they belong. persons they .exemplify tha true'ripost'oljc- spirit, in going out to strango lands and to strange people. carrying with the'm the message and tie. consolation ot the Christian creed. Ko matter to what denomination of the''Christian Church' be- men wilt join is doing honor two or the.Catholic Church in what they have accomplished when, still not weal7 In "dbnig' good they will commemorate jubilee "in 'th'e performance, o! -tha -Slasler's -work; Animated by. the. zeal. anoY spirit of th'at "-Master1 they rortlj witt the little Information, then to. have an-' unf iiar'-only-'by-its tiles r th'e cross of' the andj vMssltudei .ffiey in their their, jourmey what hajeV truly earned the> Distinguished SerVice Order in the spiritual field. who with all the .comforts, of a; present day civilization can fully es- timate what it teen to', lie them In those pioneer days, canlJUUly sensej the. spirit of devotion ill'Ib 8; two priests'which bore them so! steadfastly on 'their way.V-ln. the estimation we can fully measure up an that they must have faced, all that have struggled against, and all-; that they rinst have endured. In mind we cannot but ac- claim', the, In'the campaign of savjng- souls -which -for fifty yeara they have, so zealously- carried.on .-.k'rtork'inches fathers'Biancliet arrf Doucot" have been "In nothing ol the spectacular' In them It is: 'work, In its nature, which. Is _ dojie.itt sUenceV. But nene.lhd less.'tt calUlforfcourige, llniii_dVvptlpa_ vrhjch 'markj the'Jnen fanjttyj -whom- deeds Ihey ,plc.turc. the', trialSvBndy't rlwd faithfuL and-pioneer :g6ne through. We can sense.the perseverance and fortltudi which, made their demands on them to successfully carry on. Full labors and full .of years their trials, troubles and endeavors have Been sublimated In a period of life which still- marks them with their prlstlm stanit today as thost wtp. have .been -tried and found, to hi stannchfuliy faithful. It is such men that not only a Church but a nation regards'as -fully deserving of tho honor ot recognition. These'- tribes are -very handsome even to our eyes, though brown in have kept themselves elng permitted to retafn- Ive arms. This is the highest honor victor can pay. vvanqulshed'-foe. 3- A year of thirteen lunar months, ach numbericg 2S'days. 3. "Great God, what do" i see and :ar." i 4. A terra pf .contempiiapplled to >eers of low rank, originating, from ae practice of Louis XI 'creating host of riff-raff. peers to weaken the nfluence of the S.. A which, without minute into its seems ipd jcorrect 6. A copy of iTerses presented .with bouquet color. separately from other tribes, and what connection they have had has been b use.their weaker and less civiliz- ed neighbors as slaves. Mr. fio'scoe' found prevailing among some pf-_these tribes of as; extinct thousand of years ago! ndeedj_ he saw ..with his-eyes and >hotographed; wrth'hls 'cam'era the ai- .mythological Egy is': has OK 'standl ag' "sense and complication7'have jeen handed down dealing..with mor- ality, jKith mafriaga fines or reasons' for divorce and m'etiiods'pf'it; and-with-.la'nd ten- ure of many sorts'. -In' all, survey, of the', custom's of fife tribes, and pno only less, complete twp others.'--He just missed the Pygmie who had. slipped .over into territory, and "not of his chief owing.'to prevailing war. :It is 'argued by those read' Mr. Rosed e's remarkable.' n'artr, in belngVaiici: Bocial: habits as tfcolie wliich Moses re-founded Israe from 'to .PalestjneiV SoriET.HjNG FOR .BACHELOR" of niar claim to have thaOblis unalloyed In the statement set forth that "it we wish to prolong life, to diminish. suscepUbillty ...to varlou FRIDAYS QUESTIONS': 1. What are the of WarT" 2. 'What is a lunar year? 3. What Is known as Luther's ymn? 4. What were Prince's- 5. What is a prlma facie "iase? 6. What does lean? properly ANS.WERS 1. The privilege "allowed to onored enemy, :6u of MONDAY, DECEMBER to Obtain Entertainments jranum Community (From Our Own Corresiwndent) CRESTON, 5. C, Dec. meeting to organize the Creston Val- ley Rod and Gun Club, on Thursday night a large sad en- thusiastic' turnout of hunters' aud fUh- new organization starts "off with a paid up member- ship or "twenty-eight. Major Mallan- uaine was the unanimous-choice president; with Capt. Crompton en as and a thor- oughly executive com- mittee. In to in.: the enforcement: of' the %game re- gulations it is likely trap shooting will also be Introduced as one of tba features of-the v Creston'Jlethddlsl Ladies'.Aid had successful sale of cooklu on net Intake at which was almosl of which Ihe mission band accounted-for zbouf (25 In the candy. Almost-every school district In the Is" having a Christmas entef- alnment of-some sort this week, the concludins- feature of most a Never ey's previous history have these af- alrs been so numcro'us. with the funds or "buying the' children's presents aised vbiuntary subscription than -by the customary .admis- sion charge. Creston.-Masonic lodge will have iU nstallation ceremonies, followed- by he: annual -tanquet on Monday night. 920 been''a decidedly success- ful year with the local lodge and tfie event .is looked forward to nterest. (rrom Our 0 wiii Oorre spondent) .GRANUM. would to be the unanuaous'.opiuion'that he Communitj nerit Triis-an and the. ajiprecla- 1ST alfe'mipn program flnlsfrby? large 'and entatff e XatlierJngSfft'di'Uie up- Provincial. police Vachefl 'is'; havjng qnfte a' bf It-' these I days suing, 1921' :m6tbr' licenses. Com- menclnj this year the license fee will d purchase than on tha old flat rate of J10 per car as In the jast.'' sHgntly :over Iw moior- veh: cle owners hare to secure Hce-nses >e an Of. car, rather t oaring" laughter" some ol the numbers, w? an opinion Is (arid v. that hose who had hand may feel ie- etforfi. i ,The childfen.-espccially.thEr.-t'otB, ex- celleii. rell Tor- i-wai de- aces ;they itotjd br the o'ts'iri their some- .....rfloins il cStid as (jliferont ion s; ?V >fx, iie'iion s; 'gijii'eiviaence irainmg jrnucb.-Iwbfk.'.-'rtither's .V jail .-in appearing! on and their, In thi SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE MOSAIC LAW One of Ihe most Interesting con tribotlons to modern research is narrative, just recently to hand, o the Rev. John Iloscoe of the necrets of .certain East African tribes In the highland of Lak! ,6 Albert Nyanza What he has discovered Is claimed a beltlg of very great help In obtaining a right view of the earliest books thOiOld Tesliment. Mr Hoscoe, one of the greatest British ethnologists, went out for the Royal Society and the Government in May: last year. A Journey richer In discovery of tribal customs and supers I Itlons, It Is said, lias never been made before. But already results of value to hnman life as .well as science are In sight. Mr. Hoscoe found among the best (rlbes "that the Infant mortality was terrible; and this was almost wholly duo to drues.s Out of sheer kindness tho babies are dosed with drug after drug, most made from crushed herbs, given ft sanity, to, suicide and cHeck1, must eontriv n.timb'er o .-it "is that; the married livi longer ".than the'single; One record taken Scp' deaths amon the wedded from the age of 25 to 3 years Tve-re 865. Among the unmar ried the deaths were After the age of 65 we'expect t find a higher death-rate, but eldcrl marrjed persons, we are told, have ranch belter chance of lite'than''eel hales. Prom 65 to 70 the death Among the unmarried were among loo married they were From 80 to 25 the'deaths among th "single wera over more tha among the mated. In spite of certain risks to marrle women in maternity, wlyes live long er than spinsters. An Inqqulry unde taken In France" shows that after 60 the death-rate is much higher among single women than tho married. BerUHo.n, who devoted much Indus- try to this Investigation, proved that among men the deaths of those between the age of.35 and 40 num- bered Over >13 among the celibates, over 17 among, tho widowers, dnd 7 among the husbands. But this Is not all. It !s asserted that tho greater .reslslance to disease afforded by marriage has been estab- lished beybml doubt. One remarkable Instance Is the comparative immunity of tho jnarried during an outbreak of Meningitis In Strasbourg, when only 10 husbands and wives were among 90 victims who died. Marriage is a safeguard against eomfl of the specific illnesses of' wo- man, as slated by a number of cele- brated medical autliorlllet. Nervona and mental disease Is more frequent among the cclibale than the married of both sexes. Among male 482 were unmarried, 60 were 201.married, The.num- treaded the mazy.IhtricabieiVotithelr drill, .which was the hqn drs as ch'alrmatf 'iii' a; very "at rith great More Tniih Than Poetry By S, e, DEMAND ANQ. SUPPLY them almost lurch against'me dally; Sometimes they scowl, sbine'times they swear, .Sometimes they We fought, the-good, well -and Our standard's we" set it; Joaannea' Barleycorn's' where they get.it! IJkp kslghts in ujiatraid, gallantly a Until the great .ssaiilt was made, .Ike ancient wrong amended. poured the.poison frbra the.casks it fill the We burned the bars aad. smashed the -And then put up th'a 'ahuttera. Where L Was licensed and onceasiiig There's order that appears to be, Established and increasing; The brass rail that iwas so bright stained by windjand Bititipplers ,wlll sta'y'iput at nlgh't 'And'stagger home'together. The safeguards have been made com plete, that's the supposition' Why'is it; wo so often meet In a stewed condlUoaT-: Our milk-white' flag is' flying-where So -gallantly we set Look -out for '-tbat one j.-l-ifbriaer whers thsy get High Stkool Pijpib Slate Other ChiMnw Erente of PawTowm (From Our Own Corrtspondent') COLEMAN. Dec. play "A Carol" given by the HIgk School pupils ia'tia opera, wu ilghly creditable to all who took part. It was well sta4gl and well acted. The larjge gathering reseat- edly. of Uw CKubrak iriB dites for ickool n4 aMernwa, giring.prelongwj lit at times diftciilt to realise that the boys gtrls wen' appearing pa the stage for tie first .la 'their experience. flpieodld that were freely fipretsed by all, were well actitg ot this most diUlcalt.draJLJi'waa nterb. Mr. Powdl.' the kai; ren- dered a great' 'service Ity and, the trustees', li derekplng such :splendMi, We all hope this may be aa, animal event of .the'Uflgh' Beaool'M' form of education rarely cajoywl fry some. The ot the" net- ted dvtr the piano' fond for the' 'school: v H The following were successful "In the First A1J" eiaMloalkm, to the public school, ''e'iamlaer, Dr.-Me- Donald of Thomas J'. B. LetdleTx choeen cletfc o[ aielpo, to wceMd Mr. Hon. T. A. Crerer b or th local- winter. No .'.despite reclded upon (inc to the fact that! .at -least three or four 'Selling agencresiHem' 16 be able to .keep kup the food supply it yery reasonable- prices. recitation, Lena Margaret MacMillan song, CIltTord Muriel Highland-Fling, Jell; the Cradle Song, chorus of girls; chorus, boys and gIrlsiYIreciutlon, Lloyd Sherman; tho'Jump'ing-Jacks; drill, White, and recita- tion, Lucy Hatch; Mac- Gregpr; cantata, '.'AjGood Tlrne'with GRAIN STOCKS WINNIPEG, following statement ol stotksjn slore in public terminal elevators at Fort William and Port'Arthur on December re- ceipts and shipments (luring, the week w.as issued by the board com- missioners on Saturday: Stocks' In bushels; oats barley 331; flax rye bileheis: oats (lai 93. 910; ryo Shipments bushels; other grains nil. Shipments' Wheat BSS.SM bUEtels; oats flax rye ber ot Insane single women Is ihrco limes as large as married. De Uolsmont, In statistics ot suicide, found that nearly, many celibates as married persons lake their own lives. women, and more especially who havo been regarded as.'semi-In- valids or chronicJnvsllds riage, frequently. YegAln vigorous health In conjugal lift. -Respoctin? Ihe fnfluenco of marriage one Invoall'gat'ion jsh'p'wa; jWl outi-of po When he has inflicUntly. djgcsjctl all ho cohflrmVd lor. will n over, Had Already Pairf tuxprv Taxes to Puftir Them CALOARY, Dec. a careful survey of the and those on order the automobile dealers of the city figure they 'stand to loso as the resuH'lof the abolition ot the luxury tax. That Is the figure which a delegation submitted to Sir James M. Tweedle and Major D. Redman on Friday morn- ing. This amount of money has al- ready been paid to the manufacturers at the door of their and which they claim cannot be charged up to the public. Senator Lougheeu and the members ot parliament listened attentively to the delegation, 'promised that they., would takgithe.lmatler up wllh the '.government, recognizing 'is they do, Justice'' Vf theii.fclilm of the ndfpmobilfi'dsalersr .of the board 'ot trrttle- a lelfsr Sir placing th.eir .claim beforo tb'Dj'minlster n( nnsncc.- WML DRIVER FOUND ,ST. STKPHBN, N. 27.-Wilh the reins still lifeless f.antls, the of George Llndfay mall driver on "a rural route, was found _ on the seal of his mall wagon which had been stopped In front ol a.inall Imx on Christmas "While death; was ascribed ttt. heartCfailuro it was', believed tratReiripiiire' was Attitude of Rocky-Coulee Rate To Go Without Road Work nr Own Correspondent) meeting of Lhe school house on the 22nd IhsL to dlscasa municipal affairs. The president of the Rocky Coulee U.F.A. occupied the chair, for the meetings The-program for'discussion-was noxious :wecds and road construction, -the grading ma- grading of roads, lani values, the construction of a building large enough so that the ratepayers can at- tend the meetings of the council, and the pooling of wheatv The following resolutions were pre- sented.'and carried: by C. Biunden, .seconded by IL Jorgenson, that we tho ratepayers of RpcVy Cou- lee' district request thj Council of ArgylS to concentrate.their efforts on the. cleaning of the country, from noxious weeds; and only dd sucH road work as is absolutely necessary until Conditions i change. Moved by seconded by C. Blnnden, that the wires be kept In thsfr proper "places.on the poets, and that no wlres.shall.be ral.sed to allow weeds across the'c'onhtry, aiiil that every man dd his utmost to des Iroy his own weeds! Moved by. .C.'Dltindea, swondeil b> W. that the minutes ot.al meetings of.the.council be publisher in tb'a local press. It was suggested to the Reeve and Councillor.who was present tliat get in touch with the authorities out side of the Municipality of Argylo to' the southwest so. as to start In to clean up the district of weeds from where they, started from. The principal speakers were: Barnes, S. J. Plnder, and-Alex. Mac Oregor, and the speakers Impressed upon-the meeting the necessity of hav Ing country rid of the noxious weeds. Gr.inum Agricultural 'Society The annual meeting of the Grantim Agricultural Society was held on Sal last the 18th the reports of the various departments were read and approved. The resu of the election of officers for the ensu Ing year la as follows: Hon. Allison. H. Tivell. A. MscLeod. 'First Sher man. Second R. Math erson. 8. Clarke. Dlalr. PICKED UP IN PASSING I R -TH B.O.I.Y HAN town. Wm.- of tat Han. A. L- Jensen wia'dectei .Wo' Master ot tha Nastoo Matonlc 'Lodja tor v r Mist Bessie SMlUTot Mflton took r load of Chriitmai tarkers' to Toronto for which sbe rt! H. D. Detaagi, pcomtasnt cattlr committed his tarn Caraalchta, Ontiirtov.: J. H. Fife, tornm'.-nm at Otpn able township, was found dead' Is bi( The. riding Bchool -osea Vy Mounted Police' at Retina for 31 was Sanfdri prpKlnent' York lawyer ana native of iStanstead "toev Is dead. Mrs. 0. W. fhewi'-wbo'laa sevec sons, Alberta botn, in tho: Canadian army; died at Plhi'Bluff, Ja the Peace Geb. C, Hulcww, OLabpr Controller Jnltienand'Geo.O. Coppley are the mayoralty 'candidates in Ham- ilton. i. j. Mrs. W. R. Cook, foraerly; Katie McKenicher, matron; ot, the Pincher Creek hospital, djtd, at Clara Barton Smith, -wanted in Ardmbre, Okla., in cbnnBctlos .with the flftatll YvbK ilrls a beaii- Iful on ?he tree as a girt made. ISe prcsentatloh arid the Rev.' D.; In; accepting the1 gift or the" con gregatlon ofil y hoped tilt ill be'ia ''suit- able and as this one' was. The .Junior hockey 'team ''beat the Frank juniors. 5 to 1; Mlsr. Giaiiys Smith.' of -Crow's "rfeit tas nnlted Mr. James 3. Russ'ell of Maileod oil" Ftiday, De- cember The K. Allan On. Chrtstmaerpayi-aJE 12.30 nobn, illss Marj'prie :lAialse Powell ftx an- lei! in'_maiiriagS'f p 'rtoberf Carson The _ of paysland' at' 6Mrer: pi Mrs.' Gfq. PoVeH.' T Rev. In 'the eventng" a 'reception waa leld when her, many f rlendsrgithered .bgethfer and .wished voyage" n' her 'new'; life? Mr. 'and wtlf spend their 'honeymoon' at tiin cities arid take up residence In Dayaland on their return. NANTON MAN INJURED ;EXf L68ION Fred an employee of V. T. Shaltock; into Mr. Jen- sen's house' .Wednesday morning to opk over .the'. furnace, which appar- ently was working 'right The base- ment helng ralher 'dark, "lie' took a candle wttH him, putting ftl'g tools and candle, on .the floor, he opened the furnace when'imniediately there was' an explosion Which threw him' across the -basement, tho fire burning his face severely, The cause of the accident is attrib- uted to the gis pressnre hiiving gone eo low that mofrilrig -that' the burners went out, ana the pressure conilng on again, hatt filled the furnace with gas; and' had 'H''not heed discovered Just thero'-mlght have been mere scrlons reSdKs; Mrs. administered first -aid by: covering his face with oil -and he'-wfts then sent Ho Dr. Keeir. Fred Field Is a recent arrival lii Ihfs country, Wheeling' to his fam- ily over from England In tHo spring At present >he Is .staying with the Shaltock family, who are looking after Is 'suffering -from his In juries. Jt Is expected that It ,wlll be three of four daya, before 'his band- ages can- be, removed. fell H la now believed to be uninjured, death of Jake L-J Hamon; millionaire, lit Mexico, and Immediately .was taken idto cus- tody by-Sheriff GarrtU of Ard- ----e''" .resident to resident Elect Harding 'the White HOVM to and back agala to the White -House for laachepii as" is usual custom when a 4eW' cltlei'eiWiutlVe" _ Mrs.' who ,'has aged the Sweet' 'the laat her holdings herein .'last Saturday to .Rosalie arahani; ot.tcthfcHige, wao'jrUl have coirge of the' hotel Ini'tie Jweet Graas Advocate, if' Detlaring tiat. hiidreis} olioablea are being.liUraliy sold.In.Ball take Illy ivery year, Judge Aider. bn of the Juvenile in; his" bi- ennial report to" the 'goTerh'or fecpm- mends that' lestslstlon btf Introjuccd o prevent the 'contiSuarice' of the traffic.- Exeidption from, ususotenl1 o( aids forfeited to. the. city''asfier tax sale ta VproSSied' in a eommunlcatloh which. '-'Xsseiabr T. Walker haa sent to'the Edmonton city Interest In 'the plin is high among officials, for'it Is'recogrilteiJ hat tt would have ng higher taxation on taxable'lacls. In conformity the tenni of tha Treaty the ..Domihloii'- govern- ment has appointed Right'Hon. Instjca >urr, ot the Sopreme'Coort, Ottawa; H. R. the British American 311 Company, Tpronto 'aid Joseph Gibbons, business' Bjanige'f 'of the AmalgamaUd .Stnwt and lEmployWi'J ot to M 'Can- adian on pan's! from which a ccnmuaKrB of' Inirelry will ie chosen In' connection' irlth the In- ternational Labor Mrs. Anne Brown died at Owen Sound at the ago of 105 ye'ara. BelleytM! Store Broken Into and Secured; Town Watchman (Frohr Onr Own Correspondent) Dec. "store ot A. K. Saad'was entered Tuesday'night by some! unknown persons and It 'Is reported (ba'L somewhere in the ylcin Ity of taken from the sloro, .Your correspondent thinks it is about time that the business' of the camp sot. busy and paid a watchman to keep an eye on the busi- ness places and the he be Installed at tn'e eh'd ol'thc year, because the visits from birrghra'nre'ecttln'E to bo 'V RECORDS FOR ALL I No matter what ao long as you use or ibri itwdle, the Victor play perfectly. YOU ARE WELCOME TO A BIG CATALOG FREE If you hnvea't aacainc, buy a Maioti A PJtch from m. Easy payments Block 'The Home ;