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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta p " *ro�H�tort *!� PuMTwiir* i^*l�WNTINQ COMPANY, L.IMITCD iW^mh 8trt�t South', Lethbridga, Alberta _ W. A. BUCHANAN TfMemt and :^a.na�rins. Dbra^ter JOHN TOI^NOa BttMhiM* Mmagtr^ Audit Bureau of Cireulatleaa .Subaert^Uta Ralaa: Callr. deHv�rain-tiie Joy 0( ilTing he and she "God bless the Old-timer." He waS no doubt a merry dog in |Us day, and she-was f^l of the loy of life. But, in Bpit6 of fll the fun, frlTOllty, and hapnr-i^lclcy conditions ot the life ot those i^yj^ to ssi^ aothlng o^ hardships, he sbW were not forgetful of poaterhjr. They had their responsl-; unties and looked ahead, in being the' bulldSrs Of the homos ot today and the pioneers ot the present comfort and civilization. To them w� owe ^much. With their nigged oonstita-tlons they helped to build up a sturdy .race. They handed down the tradition ot "Neyer say die." They be-lieTOd- In the gospel ot "There's a' good time "fcoming." They lived to SOQ it., Their faith was Justified in their- werksr And today ttore. is; not' on^vbo' 70Uiig pr |aiddle-aged bilt taWhis a^d her hat off to those who; brittt:.termers to toUow, ana who atte9 ' wokhlly enduring have worthily) saooeeded. ifihiw^' is fio ereed or class, or sect amoog-ihese Old-timers whose tanks aret.tfain stiactively say, "Long life and happiness to the Boys and Olrls ot the Old Brigade!" blanket to chill anything ot hope of sticcea* which may be achieved by tackling, the problem of a woollen mill in a new and optimistic spirit. An industry of the .nature, if success-fttUr brovght into being, will mean a very groat deal to the sheep industry of this part of the Province, in addi' tlon to au that it will contribute in the establitiiment of a new indnstiy in. the city, It is in this spirit that it should be considered, and not merely thrown aside by a wave of the hand as being absolutely impracticable. It will be w^lt. therefore, to go into a ulnate and detailed consideration ot^aB the scheme holds out before throwing it into the- limbo of project ed enterprises. EDUCATIONAL PROQRE88 IN THE PftOVINCK Tli'e Department oC BSBOatloa has issued in printed torai. In the shape of a.^feooUet, the foOrteMMh annual report wMeh talis ot tho edaeational progress made In Alberta daring the year 1919. The report la not altogether a new one, but it serves Its purpose in affording what may well be termed an eneoaraging retrospect which wiu furnish a ifbmparisoa with the pro-gress made thia year. The report, as already sabmttted to the Minister of Bdocation by his Deputy, Xr. J. T. Soes, deals wtth the supply of teachers, their training, the secondary,schools, and the improving of edtt�!Sdtionalapt experience shonlfl n#t. ha : |bffered to take the form of a wet two-roooi rfval edioola, aail the boild ing ot inodeni cettagee for teaohers' reeidiabee, as they -peirlalii te what has been aocompU^Md. , 'Tho dlttcnhy ot sectntac a avtiply of wtfHralned teaehera tor the rural schools hst been realized as being a problem wUeh has stilt to be solved. The fact la sensed that it is not only AlberU's ^lAIem hvt one whlA taoes every provlnee Ot the Dominion and which InJecU itself in every part of the Ettglish-speaking world. Notwithstanding this dimculty we haVe the remlnaer Chit Alberta, liowevto, bad the good fortvne to secure a number of teachers from Elastem Canada, British Columbia, and Oreat Britoin, and these in addition to the teachers trained in the Province formed over eighty-flve per cent, of the staff of teaehers actively engaged la the schools of Alberta daring last year. The report speaks in optimistic terms of the success o� the innova> tlou in the Normal Schools in extending "the course of txalnlnjg ot teachers from tonr to elgbt^mapt^s, ,:WQh the aid granted, the eitect produced was to increase, the attendanee atttbe Normal JSiBhMls by it leaSi forty eent.. and tesults have folly jnstifled the pOUllan. recenUy elected vice-, presldefat' ot the Union BSnk of Canada, is.a jnember of tbe firm ot Allan, KlUaia 'McKay, insurance and l&i-aadaliillitiL Winnipeg. He Is also prepMO^t ot .the Permanent Building Invbstmeat company, and a director ot the ^%wing companies: The Canadian Bftiipigace association, the Scottish Investment and Debenture com-i pany, ' Donilnlon Rubber System, Ames, Holden, McCready, Simmonk Bedding; iad .lAke of the Woods mil- (From Our Own Correspondent) COLSMAN. Dec. S8.-The InsUlla-tion of the officers of Summit, Sentlnft and Rocky Mountain Lodge*, A.r. andj A.M., tdok place, G work ot installation, Bro. Oulmette showed much skill and oarcfQUprepar-ation tor the work ot ttaf evening^ Right Worshipful Bro. Camei^n was director of ceremonies' abd performed his duties niost aeeaptabiy. . At the mitaMatlon oit'the W. M., elect, R. W. M. Oulmette wall assisted, by the Worshipful' Bro.' tlate- and Worshipful Bro. D, K. Allanf. The hearflness' and eflthpMasm of ------,. ---^..^ the whole proceedings tend%to make | living In town for a couple of months this triple installation a fixture among; movedjiack to their ranch on Monday. Christiliil Tme For the Kiddidi Was tt^Sncccwi-Whole TOWA Turned Oij^ (Prom 'Otir Own Correspondent) COWLB'i: iDec. 28.-The Xmas mfih Is over anjrthe town appears very quiet.  � Quite number of visitors spoilt Xmas in Cowley. Mr. a'hd Mrs. Wells of Bellevue were the guests of Mr. and Mis. Robt. Littleton. Mlns Margaret Kemmis who is attending the GiM'liutt Business College of Lethbridi(iB"waB home for the holidays. Miss MorlitMurphy who is attending school iai'Strathcona spent Xmas with her parents-Mr. and Mrs. John Coghill ot Fass-buri; were la town last Friday afternoon. � Mr. and Mrs. DaVls spent Xmas with the liter's li^dther, Mrs. Henry' Tread-way.'' Mr. ahd Arthur Freeman and Itttl^ danghte^, Mr. Baker, Miss Freeman and Mr; �&d Mrs. Best, Sr., were out of towd'gdestB at Mrs. Henry Han-nan's for the Xmas holiday. Mr. and Mrs. Ooldle of Lethbrldge, were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. A. Swart. Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Morrow l^ft on Wednesday of last week to' spend Xmas and New Years in Seattle with Mrs. Morrow's pkrents. . ' Mr. and Mrs.' Artbur' BOtts .and little daughteruBclna, also left last week to spend| & few weeks oa the other side of flie' llihe. Mr and Mrs. PoIsoq who have been FATHER OM^TME 40S Slather never gets a liaad For the cheer that he provides; Mother earns oar blessias; and Qeta It, with oat piratae, besides. Let ne not deny her ri^t To the love that makes her glad; Bnt why Is U that fre slight UtUe old, hard-drlVMi dadt He must be oar coastiat Mead. . He must dradge irithout'a pause; Bait is who mast #ery home wae viettett by Rev. W. A. Lewis, and only two were touad ib aaed. and they were proiridod for. Thas we are aearias' the time of "Peiee ojB^eartb, good wOl to men." �rbarsday evealag in the town hall the Preebytart�a Banday school htid ttoeir ^aaual good tOn for the obllr drea.^ Where they bad tea, then romped aad-phiyed to their heartii' eonteat. Siata dm visited the Methodlet chnrch Thnnday ereaiag as the ehU-drea .wera holding a eoaeert.. Tbey have glTOB away good coacerte ia past years, bat IMO eOaeert was the best yet, SiaglaK, reeitatioae aad marches were all np to date. Sven the wee tots ekceiled tbemselvee, aad 88 they were tiagiag goodnight Saa-U'B'bolls were >beard, then hie voice calling to hia reindeers to stop, while Be cattre la to dlstribate preseats tor each child ia tbe-8�iday school. Maay of the wee folk wore Mghiened at the first Bight ot Santa. Claus� but this Was soon 'past- as h* gave each one something from his Ohristakas tree. court wis held at the Reserve last week, and two strangers coatrlbated llOO each aad costs tor glvlag liquor to aa Indlati' some ihontbs ago.- Union services Were, held ia 'thei Presbyterian church Saaday morning, which was.well attended, and in the Methodist church Sunday eveniag. Thia service wait indeed an Inspiration from the Union choir, and from the message delivered by tbe speaker, which was a Christmas message. The church was crowded. Mercbaats' are Jnbilaat over the big Christmas trade. It exceeded their expectatloas,. and customers were satisfied. There appeared to be no lack of cash to bay with, and the grocer and butcher are happy with Christmas trade. The home of R. McRaa was the scene o| a happy* wedding oa Moaday, December- 27; 1920, when his soa %r-nest McRea was united ia marriage to Miss M. Foster of Spriaghin. Nova Scotia. Miss Foster came to Mac|eod eighteen mohths ago, and has taught school at ROthwell since. The haiftty couple left, on the midnight train for Springhlll, N. B., where they will spend their honeymooa, retnraing to Macleod Maroh 1, 1921. Heary''WJBJiiWt, ose tbe 'moil pmiMii fliniMa Weatem Ow taHo, died at hii hone lit Ohattitm. I�. W. UmiMuaiZ'U-of tbe two flmaor beriaad Nova Sebtla tmmm. Offlcial flgares show Seoator Hard* lag bad a plaralit^ �f 7,mm M a totdl yota of S7,l�M73 la tba eleetfon fbr V. fl. preeldeaC Her. X a Aatiiir,. DJJ:^ vroashsoal Methodist divtao aad fonysr prbielpal ot. Wo^aa TliiiiplOfteaL Oollege, MMtreal, died eaA|bl�r 0 MMitteal. W/ 0.. Ftodlayr fesgwr prtfhlMtleo siseieBer tor iMUm Golaaibia, eeatanced lo aertfo tf^ yoMra ia the peaiteauary te tha.apriair of '1911 on a otaMTse ot bavlai stolea.gdvenuaeiit ikliior, has beea jardeaM aad released. EDISON PHONOGRAPH WORKS WILL CLOSE WEST ORANOB, N. J., Dec. 18.- The phoaograph works of Thomas A. Edison, Inc., will close tomorrow night and remata closed indefinitely, it was announced today. The record department will not be affected. "General bustnSBS edndltloas throughout the country," wereglvea by company officials as the reason for closing, wliioh affects SOO employees. VANCOUVER CUSTOMS RECEIPTS VANCOUVBR,"'Doe. 2S.-Customs receipts for the port ot Vancouver for the year ending December 31, 1920, will exceed ten million dollars, over two mlUions greater than lait year, )|,is ofBcially announced. The high-.�t aioatbly figures were in April when 11,079,378 was collected. HintLBlr, Wle., Deo. M.-IV�rt>^ eifbt federal prohflHUoa Onforcemnt atfoBU troai beadiaiHofs swooped dowB oa HaHey's SS wlt^^ptm mMma tisS^. seised tart#^~ qdihtttles of U�aor aad arreeted 47 persoas betorr mik. iaeUidiat sariral 'Wdll knowt obiraet^ ' Tbe federal acaata ^ro' araiad bat not a Shot wae ftoii darlaf the oporatioae. The laMvlUlowed. a wild altht beta daring lifUab  lifnor bad boea aoM at bargain: rates. Msay laAb�i1aek8 who popdato tee towti, wera aAoas those arreitdii som* peralysed from IKaor; CHILDREN UVBP LIKE ANl|iAI� ON XX>NELY HOMfflSTBAD - - . - ParticHlariy Sad Caee-lei Reported by J. P. at Kntwiefle, Alta. (KdmoatoB Jouiial) A partlenlarty i$A case of destitution has been reported to the provincial police and the department tor neglected children by S. S. Munroe, Jnstice ot the peace. At �tttwistle. In asking to have Bdmaad Kimball committed to the proviadal JMylwa at Poaoka, Mr. Muoro ntakeifthe follow--lag report: -. .-. .j-.� - "Tbis maB'bas:lived tfie--i aamber of years on a .loaely hooMstead about 20 miles sootbwest of Utttwistlc on the trail which the ladians are ia tbe habit ot taking oa their way to the mountaitas. , "He has a wife and five children and to mz knowledge his wife has never been dff this place tor eight years. I have bekrd reports \hat the children eat grass and live like animals. rSome years.ago their place was {Qvestigated by an officsr ot the department of aeglected cbildrea." GERMANS PROTKtr EDITH CAVELL FILM HAVANA, Dec. 28.-Offlcial protest against the eshlbitiea  of a moving picture film portraying the execution of EMith Cavell, wbo was i^urdered by the Oermaas in Brnssels October 15, 1916, was made herd yesterday by Dr. rraaa Zlttolmaaa, Oemaa' minister to Cuba. As a result of his protest, made to the state departo^eat, the film was wlthdrawB by the'' management of the theatre where it was to be preoeated. RURAL CREDITS IN'ONTARIO TORONTO.--"As soon as It can be brought about Ontario will have a system ot rural credits Blmilar to the system In Quebec aad in the western provinces, by which a man can raise money on his busiaess standing and his character," Hon. ISsanlng Doherty, minister ot agriculture' tpr Ontario, told Peel County U. P. O. in an, ad-dreBB recently. "Tbers has never been one dollar of loss through rural credits," the minister declared. llboSE JAW. FARM RESIDENCE BURNS MOQSK JAW, Dec. 27.-The farm residence of John Logan, southwest ot the ..city was destroyed by fire last evening. Tbe building has been used a granary during the past tew weeks. The origin of the fire Is believed to be due to the overturning of a lantern by a dog. Tbe loss is about 13,600. VANCOUVER FIRM GETS WORK ON GOLD COAST VANCOUVER, Dec. 28.-Major General J. W. Stewart of this city and bis associates, have Jieen awarded by the British government work on the African gold coast, tbe first unit of which amounts to 117,000,000, according to advices received here from London. Major Oenerai Stewart's firm has also been appointed engineer to the British government on the gold coast. ANNOUNCE WAGE RElSUCTION SPRINGFIELD, Mass, ^Dea 29.- The Ludlow Manufacturing association announces a wage reduction on time and piece work not to exceed 20 per cent, td tak* effect next Monday. About three thousand employees are affectod, ^ and RISCH "THE SUPREME PIANO" Ne better built at any price. 6eld at "Factory to . Home" prices and en easy tenas.. Style Booklet tree. Easy terms arranged.' Call or write today.-  "� ; ' MSOI t MSn, UillD � Balmorel lock "The Hems of the VIetrola* ;