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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xm. TWELVE PAGES LETiiBRIDGE, ALBEP.TA, TUESDAY, DECliMHER 30, 1919 TWELVF. PACKS NUMBER 10 Ulhbrldge Can't Escape (he Upward Tendency in Price A FEW FIGURES tho exchangft rate belwcea Canada and the United Slates icven lo leu cent, agalosl UB, wkh de- o[ nleel in the factories in the SULos In'a, voiy conlusc-d con- dition and with tho general Increase In wages on every turn, Iho automo- bile distributing Industry In Canada Is In n very precarious position at Ibo present tline.v Increases may be look- ed for 1m hit b'y (hose who aro conlcrhplatlUR tho purchase of motor carj. while tins Is only in keening vrllh the general ircnd In of mercbandlsc the uncertainty IB ihe luolor dealers a great deal of: vrorry. Increases io somo lines hare already been rcporicj. and by local r.f-alc-rs Tlio according Lo Ihe Br.TillraMr-ior Co.. will Incrcn.se iQj prico fruru lo to j the mo'lel. "i'ljuring cars will increase only afooul JlCtr whereas sctlanf and cflbrlolels will Juinp in price abouL The Mclaughlin people have not yet tier.rj thtxt there will be NcL'Iicr Laa the Ford agency.' Hut Lhc Stuilebalver Louring cars hare already announced Iheir prices. The light which' last year was be 42JB5, while the big aiz Jumps from f2900 .to The Ovflrland In; creases ISO under Ihe new year's con- tracts Tho IfurlEon will also show cor- .lncrear.cs. The, Dodge, tandltid by the Motor Salea will i.u. -uc.-ii.iat so inr as (iny .no far heard. However, nil are eipfictlng' a. jeaer.il ad ranee (o ffo Jnto'.'effecL.'wIlh the bep'lniitpB of the dealer who has cars in fiiora' which al th'e old prices Ja hoping to pick oil the cream of-- Uie '.But. :.lns'lbe Ueaters -In addition Lo Ihe prlie Delivery-of tti fp.clor In Lhe niotor'world rlgil now., It Is reported that tho General Ltd.; which makes engines for a number ot icll-known mates" closed iIoTvb-lheir. factory some days ago ow- ing to Iho-failure of Blcel dcltreTles. Ex-Service Man Pats Haig; Supports Movement to Give Marshal an Historic Estate Dee. mall, Canadian Alswlaled formation of the Bemersjrde fund, wilh the object ol presenting Uia estate of Heinersyde, ihe historic home ot the to Field MarEhHl Eirl Jliljg. as a people's tribute to hU successful leadership of tho British army during ihc war, has created the greatest interest through- out the United Kingdom. Among (he early coutrlbuttoiia was a cbeck for from ft. resident of on tlie one hand, and a postal order for one shilling from au ex-service man, toil the other. The ex-ierrlce man appeals io all bis comrades to show their appreciation of Field Maisbal Halgr by sendiog their mtto, "JIls lacX of brass hat ecottsm; his firm tenacity; his confidence 1n (he ordinary Tommy and his great sympathy for the disabled as well as hli keen Interest la demobilized men's TveKsrc, all appeal ivlLh greal writes the ci-servIce man. "Here is ft. fino ho adds, "for us raen to do our bit." Subscriptions will La received by every bank throughout the Kingdom and the name, sddresa ami amount, gjvc-n by ovcry person arn to be Inscribed on a presentation scroll, to he presented to tlio'IleW marabal. C- CALL FOR GENERAL STRIKE PARIS, Dec. mu- nition workers In the Seine de- riartmenl we In on ap- peal by IfumanUe tu loin alj ofb.ei to prepare for n, Rencral strike In order tcj, obtain fineral am- ncsty and' a caipenilon ot the o dispatch oVmualtlocis to cnnles o aolnst the' Russian Trudged Through Snow Booze Making Outfit Away In The Forest long trudge throng! ion In Ihc mountains round was rewarded when Constable Mnrjcr SOD, or the A.P.P. dciathineul ai Del- 0 -fr Business Profits Tax Yields May Be Discontinued OTTAWA, Dec. profit! war tax act will expire tnd queetion will artw of iU renewal or discontinu- ance. During four years UK hat bwh In force kt hat provld-- ed the major iiure af receipts from war taxes.' .Including the preterit year, return! for which are not yet available, the eitlmat- fd ytcld of the tax since Its Incep- tion It In helfthbortiobd of .The policy In ra- gard to continuance or discontinu- ance of the .tax li not likely to be the- budget If cowldered vluble hire been done before) the tax can be aug- gectlon mao> that. Instead of profits dealers are-hoptog for early delivery o! their whole year's contract, aad this Is probahly more unsettling lhau the row prices will be. Then lliero Is the tliat freight rales may ngaln be Increased, find dealers In quoting tbe new prices are making Ihc" proviso Diet Ihe now figures quoted rvrc on Lho basis ol present freight rates, Altogether, the purchaser ot a new autoraobilo may eipect. to pay any- from lo jloo Tor his favor- llo model the coming spring, nnil he lucky. II he can secure H ivith- DIE SICKNESS TORONTOJ J. Has tinrs, medical' b'eaUh officer- of To- ronto, with regard .to tho sleep- ing sldtness, lhat II he had the choice of disease from which to' leave the he would 'ccrtaihly choose sickness. 'He says Ihe medl- world, the government make provision under the income tax for further taxation of corporations. In any event, there Is evident need for revenue. Before the war tha net debt of the Dominion stood at It now ctandi at limncd.steiy before the war Interest charges'on the national debt were under 000. For the present year they are estimated at Macbeth a Libel on the Scotch ST. JOHNS, Nfld., Doc. Three men ,were rescued today from lae wrecked itearncr Anton van which itriick on the fit -the entrance of St. Mary'i Biy at midnight Sunday. They are the only of Iho crew of 29. AII were frightfully frott-bllten from the long expos- ure on the bfldge, which wai the only portion'-Ivf the veMel remain- Ing above wrter. ST. Dec. for the reaciie of the five men ot the Belgian steame.f Antnn vaD rrha C- have- been lashed to Ihe bridge ot the v wrecked vessel alt St. Shotlz since, v yesterday, was rcn'twed today when daybreak showed" tho storm passing' v and.Ihe seasTcalnier.. H was thai a steiraer'aen! from here would reach Iho scene of. the wreck early today and tliere was a chance her boats might be able 16 take oft the siirylTors of the crew ol 30. The other the crew- were lost yettfefday In trying lo reach shore In Ihelf-boaU tbe Tesael bad B truck on ttTjaggei] roc It a t; ear Iho entrance of -'St. Bay. Tbe flleameT, 'loaded with for Molltnd, left Sydnefri G.ti., last Saturday. Icvue. succeeded hi imcarthir.g tbe lair ol ihe moonshiner who had made Jor Iho season Ly providing Christmas Lrcir for tbose %vho were desirous of making it a vel Christmas. Jt was ]Q the heart of tbo forodl that ihe constable made dlEoovery. after an arduous tramp ol three mile a, acting on Information bo had recclr- ed. At the end ot the long 'rail he jcaiuo lo ihe ranch of Tony j On searching Iho premises where Tony Urea, tho constable found nolh- (UK. but, his Instinct Tvas nol at fault. His keen eye noticed a Busplclous looking ijath from Ihe ranch house to tho forest. Following the path, tho A.P.P. man camo on. an Inno- cent looking lop slincfc, tbe Interior of which he proceeded lo InrcstlEale, 'with the result tbat bo made n fine Jhaul of moonshine liquor and all tho {paraphernalia necessary for MB con- coction. snow and cepdlng merrily In (lie manufacture o" :fio special moonshine brand. Tiro bolters, each containing 40 Gallons of Lho rich brow, testified to ihe success Miniature Brewery In the Inferior of the long shack, the constable found a miniature brewery jor distillery In full operation, tlic of the operations. All In a fine 5l ferment at Urn. Alongside were five arrels of .raisin maali with 2 quan- iiy of corn and barley. If further tes liraouy neeiled lhal Tony M'as the owner ond operator of tho forest tIll-cry. It. was furnished hy the written word in. Iho presence of a note .wherein ivcro the cvidcoces of crime in Invoices of tbo various edients which he had to him- self from a firm ot growers at moro. Having discovered the brew, tbc constable sooa came across hit man soinewhoro lu.tJie offlug between the, shack and Iho ranch house, and he. atid all tbe apparatus we re lowed into Oellerue. On tbe day Mlotcinf, Hie 2Glh, Tocy Echmtertl appeared before iho inaglBlrate at llellevue anJ at the of tho prosecution so thai tho Inland Revenue Officer could be- preseiiI Ihe casa adjourned to Iho 23rd. Tho accused pleaded "Not guilty" before Magistrates Robertson anil Morrison, who found him guilly nnd Inflicted n fine of or six Ridiculed the Brilbh and On People inside, Foris MASSACRES IN INDIA worm was at work and ovcrylhins pro- months In tho Lctbbrldgc Jail. FIUME TO VOTE AGAIN ROME, Dec. Gab- rlele d'AnnunzIo has ordered B, new plebiscite at Fluuie to de- termine tbo future a talus of lhat according to tho Epoca. Two plebiscites .have already been bold In the city. YORK, Dec. resolution demanding tho elimination of Shakes- peare's MacUeth currica- IUDIS on the ground that it was a libel on.-the Scotch in Its "misTppregenla- tion In presenting King MacEcth as a traitor and waa? here last night by the League of Scot- tish Veterans of the World Vrhe resolution was addressed Co the New- .ark, X.J., bnard of Ddticaiio'ii, which cal profession the (recently" barred tho "Merchant'a I Ven- disease, .but he believes that from re- cent the disease" In Winnipeg It is noL communicable. SIi cases ot sleeping been reported In Toronto, three ot which havo proved fatal. Only One Was of the Fire Un- known might have been a. disastrous flix) hail ihe loivn been not In the empty slate It Is al present look place ai Sunday last. The hit broke out al 9 In the mom and before- It vras pot In hand nucceedml IH completely wiping out tbe of- anrl telephone huildlni; and four fitores, three ,'ftt which rero empty Th6 one. Hint was occupied waa lhal Mr. lloasalj-, who rung a genera" tlOTe. TtiD.orlgln'of Ihc fire, which slarl- t'rt In OHe'of (Jjo crnply Is not known. .Ills IhouEhUhal II arose from the burning of rubbish In one which was belrtg'clearnil oiil lo nrrango for a ilanco (o he held In If. The ctr.magc ha? niit been cillmilcd, Tha.-JloAsnly store was Insured for PYJAMAS USKD TO SUPPORT AMBI YOIIK, Doc. pypimm lo nnpnort n Bleep-walking alibi were REFUSED. TO ELOPE AND SHOOTING FOLLOWED ice" from tbe schools, because of the lleEeil Blnndcr of the Jewish race. The resolution was signed by Ian McTavish, captain ol Ihc Gordon High- landers; Malcolm o[ tbe DlacK znd Donalil Ilailcy, lieutenant ol-thc ItoyaT Scotch Fusiliers. "If they Imve banned Sby- :on why they should Tn 3uf- ferlne from a oullel wounj Inflicted by lier suitor, who 'previously' had shot nnd l-.llled her- husband, Mrs. Hose Artenco, ol this .city, yeslifday stag- gnrcd to a drawer whare .a revolver wa.1 kept nnd shot, the Intruder, An- tonio Dsancl, of died an hour lalor., According to the police, the shooting followed refusal of the woman lo flee wlllTDsincI, wllh whom she Is alleged'lo haTeelppcr; on anoth- er occasion. will rwcover. lock, not ban sntd "Capt.'McTav Isb. "If the Jewish gabardine Is be cleared, ,lhcy should also remove tho.stain from tho Scotch aJrJed. NevMork Happy Xmas Veteran ton found and re- turned to her through of wrltei her appre- claUcn. Fifteen a Place at New Year Dinner SIILL REPORTED Minister of Agriculture Men- tioned as His Likely Suc- For Federal Arena Want Great Scientific Organiza- tion (o Meet in Canada in 1923 Ask to. Claim Thousands Suffering Great HOME. Poland, Austria, CMcho-Sliivli anil Hungary linro ap- pealed lo Popo Ilencdlct.to obUIci Iho and ot about ol Ihelr mlbleils, who arc still prliDntm o[ tha Japanese In Siberia, Rml who aro aufferlnf. hardships of all klnda. Tho Ercitest.dlnailly con- fronlM In nolvlnE the problem Is Hie (real cost Involvedln bringing lhc-5e an they men lo Ihtlr former n nol comb Ibroiifh Jintsla, tut must trivcl tif.fir.ot Japan and Am- crki, or br Ihe Red roulc. Another appeal hat Men addressed of Iho equipment nrodurcd br j to Ihe Genera bureau 'of Red Cross H, 11. Shellnf, scK-dlyleil soldier, all branches of that nrganlzn- lor nnd lecturer, cind M. J. Gray, who (Ion lo narllclpnle In Iheso were brought lo court today chained j ,-ffkh robbing gucslB ot leading botels 11 Is alleged lhal the pair bavc neenrcd. Ihousinda of dollirn' n'Orlh ot raluibles. Dctocllres vbo Ihe "sleep- w.ilklns" pair dcc'p.ro lhal the (Ilk ai n dliruise (or protection against sudden Interrup- tion in Ihe plDnrterJnff. It caught WiMiIni thrpiiKb the corridors, tlio men .planned to fpltn nlumbcr' nnd yicad. Iho police as- NEXT WEEK te THE LATC0T QUE9S PARIS, D.c. tflih been rilatd In tupreme coun- cil cfrefet early exchange of ef the treaty Vtr- lalllec. The of the flnt wrck In January It given niw HI the probable dale wMn Ihk'treaty 'AIII be put Into effect, OTTAWA, Dec. honorary advisory council for end In- dustrial research Is.Jaktng stcpa lo co-operate'with Iho air board In tbo niaUpr of rcaearcn to solve, the. prob- lems oT aerial navigation In Canada. This 'ncllon has lakcn in view ol tho growing Importance ot Rvlallon b the Domtnion. Tho research council at Its' list tclliiE made 'provlston lor 1920 for sludcn'jhlps nrttl fclMr- lpi lo be awarded (o qualined nclonco Rratlualcs of Canadian uulvcr- Riffcs, who will train for a In Rclcntlfic research la'connccllnii with the nulurnl resources of Canada Thn. council has made n gi-ntit IT Dniry ot for tho [nvcallgatton of a suitable slag for melting Cflnndl.in oro coiilalnlQjj Tflnadlum, which Is nscd for mAklne slcel.' A grant also has been made to tn- restate nutritional diseases of the ot which ftro n great handicap lo the (ur breeding Industry, rot only for Wince Eflvrhrd falanrj, but for N'orn N'cw Brunswick and the western prov- inces, Tho council, It Is said, has lateen ac- tion which may leal to an Invitation to (ho Brllfch ossocLitroii la meet In Cnnada In 1923. its last meeting In Canada was In 1909 at Wlnclpep. People will remember the recent inquiries made by Ihe Herald for Am- irosE Coburn. a -veteran, of the Great War. v.ho call-Led In lhe.U3lh Loih- brtdge lltgblanders. Here Is Lho hap- iy sequel: 39 Broad Strcel, New York Clly, December 23, 1010. To Iho Xews Editor, The Lolhbrldge Herald, LcLhbrldgc, Alta., Ctnadi, Dear Sir: Your fcfnrl of December 'S, 191P, 'with newspaper clipping re I Ambrose Coburn, my son, duiy ri-cGlv- CrL I wish lo lhank you wllh all my heari for your great fcindneas, lo me a stranger, and you have been tho means of making my Christmas a ycry cheer- ful'one, for my son Anihrose bus rc- hirncd home ond he Is home with me now. Tho Brooklyn Eagle gave me list ot papers to Inquire therein antl your papv. tbe first one written to. I have to thank you HO much' for Iho crodll .of bringing him home. a Jlerry ChrteLmaa and a very Happy New Year and lhal all good will follow j-ou, I remain, A Grateful Mother, MRS.' MARY CODURX. 14000 Shot In 3 Months NEW YORK, Dec. 30__New Ywry Eva cilcbratora In city mutt hloh.ii for a it a hotel rertajrant table at BeveraL of. Ihe beat known es- It wit learned today. One' 'hotel, however, announced that. Jt only- plate. The demand for WM never greit- er, declared. Hgndredi of will bring their, own.liquor, according to the hotsl manaseri- Guests net fortunate.enough to have a private supply will quaff the health' of the new year In tweet elder. MONTREAL, Dec. Members ot Ihe Quebec legislature seen here to- day state thai important are before the cabinet, notably-the ques- lon of Ihc reLircinent-or Sir-; Lpmsr, Gouln. J ,v There was reccnlly held m Quebec a. caucug'Of ilontreai .'mcmoers, at .Thlch tills WQ'S taken .up and poisalblli- fas'for" his-saccessor 'spfiicen of.1 Ft tbcn mentioned that Hon. Mr. minister oC.ocrlcullure, lecobie Quebpc'a Ion. J. L. Perronj member slallra council, mighl .enler the: cabl- inL Further, Hon. >rovluclsl treasurer, la said lo bavo imblltonc to enter federal polllks as t her bead and thugs searched her person, although, she was scantily clothed at the The men found lllt'.s o! I place and hid departed'when- ilri Dan'son recovered consciousness. TORONTO, Dec. 30, Sixty carloads of liquor ire on the Que- bec tide of the Inlcr-provlneOl boundary loaded and itiHInf to be moved Into ly upon idvent or the new yeir, aecordlni to rallrad offlcuil city. It li Hid eifiraW are to thl tfftcltt bit liquor In ToronU In will MMratc from rime or DEATH TO MINUTt HORNELI., M. Y, Dtc, Henry A, Pratt, retlrtd mtn, hli kitV. wrly thli moving aod 3 notice of hlf'duih 4W. the Incal newtHHn, M ttM hour of prwnptiy mlnuta, (w .awiy. -He yiiti .hid arty of! cofrTn and wtlfi UM I to fcufy ;