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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE.FOUR THB'LETHB'RIDGK DAILY Proprietors "and Pucmsncn THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 126 Eth Sltttt South, W. A. BUCHANAN and ManiglnE D JOHN TOMU.NCE Business M tfemtxr Audit. Bureau ot Co-cuUtlons Subscription Ralei: Dally. .......3 Dally, bv mall, per year...........t-W by mall (or 6 months........ by mall. 3 monlKs___..A... 2.5-; Weekly, by. mall, year.......... Lit bj mail. >car to U.S... 2.00 YOUTHFUL ORATORS Teaching the youns idea "to spout' Is tho latest form ot boy activity, as betokened In tho Boys' Parliameni fceld. In .Edmosfon." The, practice ebould ba of beneficial result, in giv ing -the youth of the day an .earl> confidence hi 'the art- ot belug abli to make a speech. The art of ready speaking' Is becom ing. to be recognized as on a 01-th modern accomplishments, and (o star there fore, In the .endeavor tc becoaie' proficient, is a wise :move- merit. No one is placed at a grcate disadvantage than tha individual who Called, on at a public iccetln: ''to-Bay a few has to core Up ile: The camel, however, has two upper the school' debentures.'; A Boston-lady.has left a domestic servant a" legacy-of half a million dol- lars. The Opposition at Edmonton appear to bo hard pressed In the way of get- CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT'WARNER WAS GREAT :SUCgESS (From Our Orwn Correspondent) WARNER, Dec.'. ical church held, its .annual. Sunday _ scned'concert and Christmas" tree In the church last Thursday evening. lie Calder.'.; .The church was packed to the door with "parents1 arid -friends. of the many rendered, tha many and varied'- items on These pieces: reflected the great :palna and careful attention o_f those who had charge of "the preparation" of James.V dren.'and for the most part, were well acted, The'tree, also, of' the many -who 'had-'-expectations from it.'fbrvWjiIlsU it vvaS. a; trifle, small for it cgmpeiisatea.'foV its of size by Its', tasty" and' decora- tlye, b y the quality'oj its presents.'-., Times'.dance, was _held. in AthUtie haU'ltist' irlday Evening, at which we understand many en't.and enjoyed ..themselves'.. another New Year's in the same building. Most of the bank 'staff '.-migrated northward.la'tVFriday to.spend.Christ aa and friends..''. Mr. and Mrs. spent bristihas witti friends, Iri; Stirling. The friands'of. Mrs. presentedUhein with a ifle .c'ish 'after tha.'.conc'ert'laat hursday evenings-Mr, and Mrs. Den- Is to again express their appre- at ion-to all .thosewho had taken part i'th'ls kindly ;Miss -Helga- Bsrg.'Vai a; visitor In. Several Christmas Entertain- in the Gas Town- Joins the Benedicts (From 'Our Own Correspondent) ISUUv'D, Ma- sonic Lodge met on Tuesdty of last week arid eK-cted the following offic- ers for 1921: Geo. Ixjmas, W.M.; A, D. Rolfe S.W.; F. Lumbard, J.W.; V. M. Gilbert, A. Hamilton. J.D.; A. Hobson, S.S.; F. Ostrum, J.S.; W. K. Bateman.-Chap.; H. King, Tyler; Jas. U.' H. Rpberton, Treas. Ijist evening, Dec. 27th, a social ev- ening was spent by the members of ihe A.-.M., and Later on- the Installation of ofBcers by iustaillrig Officers P.M., W. A. Bateman and Geo. Murray, of Medicine Jlai, took place. Christmas Concerts L.( The concert given by the public and: high" school pupils ic the I.O.O.F. last -Thursday night was a great program- was varied and well'" arranged, while each num- icr was well'executed and reflects ;reat Credit.'on the pupils as. well aa m thp; teachers who trained them. T. R. Blaine, chairman of the public ,chool acted 'as chairman. Following Is the program: Opening' School.' RecltationVHurou Werts. Cradle pupils. Cherry. Candle'- 'pupils. Wlnten Thorn'psbn, Vipiet Martin. Twtakle" pupils. Keyes. niiisedale, Mar- garet Danielson. A READERS JOURNAL (By ANY MAN WILL DO IN A PINCH Owing to a shortage o( available men In England, women there have ceased to te shy and are making It accessary for bach- elors constantly to bo on. their guard. -News. When you take youf little trip across the sea And behold the beauties' of tha Brl- tlsh Isles, 'pii, too. perhaps, may find yourself to be v- The object of some eager maiden's wiles. is you knock around through Middle- sex or Surrey.. You. may discover many .reasons there To cause you to forget to wish to hurry, Dut, b'rother, watch your, step arid ----Save a Stoke Pogts is placa you mustn't miss, For there it was the curfew tolled the knell; There once the village Cromwell tast- ed bliss Aod probably supposed that all was well. But don't allow -jrourselt. to bo excited Because ot any maiden's tender glance; Herrington, Wil- Rolfe. girls. Maridolin Still, Hub- ert BelL.- Earl .Ross. Martin. Piano Browii; Sadie Dialogues-Arthur Grund, Lawrence Herringto'ri. Horg_an. 1 Vocal 'arid" Vet Hidsedalfij'.- Reciialipn---RdEO Grund. Dantelson. Knox' class. Pumpkin High school....... ling a-leader.after their own hearts. Liquor is'responsible fprmany evils. It' -has cause'd discord'- among judges of -Supremer Court; Cnristmaa Is but- the' Christ- mas- spirit .should 'riot he tied up In ribbon and tucked nway until the season comes round again, Whatever ba the predictions ot the weather prophet he will bo sate In saying that February 1st next year will be a dry day in tha prairie west. "The Wandering' De Valera, the Portuguese Jew, and "Pre- .sident" of the "Irish whose movements are now veiled lit mys tery. Calgary Is considering the raising of the water rates. With. the antlcl patlon of dry legislation next year, 1 may be it'hopes to' trade on opporluu Is farming dangerous? This ha come to be a question In Kansas wher the Governor and Legislature ar wresljlng with the problem of Includ Ing it or not as a hazardous occupa tion in relation to a new law for work men's compensation, with gasolln on the farm the old order has change A nevsl holiday.' vrJIl all ver well provided wo remember that "Br tannla rules the waves" Is somethln which posterity should be allowed t. pride Itself on, In the same measur as wo have occasion to be gratllle and to feel secure In the belief. Waller C. Nlchol is well equlppe for the positron of Lieutenant-Cove nor ot British Columbia. Long HI (juatnlanco with public men and publl affairs enables, him to bring to th office a knowledge that will be poci llariy valuable. Socially the oflic wlil not suffer during Mr. Nichol occupancy. It is a very good appoint- ment and Is a recognition of purely personal and not of political ser- vice, for Mf.1 Nichol never aerved nny political party, et imkBbwn Mania? "during his :.fourv''nioTi ths' Dan perrick, the severitecn-yeaf-old on of .Sfrs. .Derrick, with carlet fever. lie was very 111. on" Sun- ay, but Is OW. 'National Drug Stores'.Corporation, lieratlng H stores in New "York, an- louncos it will fill prescriptions sit ost of ingredients, as a step' toward telping present readjustment. I knew bani-manager who a man of parts. Among his other accomplishments (which were many and varied) he- had the-ablllty of recit- ing fluently and Quoting aptly. His knowledge of literature was not tensive, but what be had'read ho knew. Ha was a regular Bohemian In his habits, and Dobemianlsm does not mix well with accounting. In bis numerous escapades and Irregulari- ties, ha was always ready with some e'xoneratlng'orcomfortlngxiuotatlon. Ono of his favorites was JIacbeth's "Co mo hat, come "Time and the hour run through the roughest day." I doat know whether ta ever'reflecled that Macbeth's abandonment to Fate resulted in ultimate .disaster, but he proved hlmsell a second Macbeth when one bolder step than usual found him also dethroned, without a Job. Ho was .'.'Epicurus .owne as tho half- re signed philosophy of Omar Khay- am. His altitude toward.Jlfe he summed up quatrain: PICKED UP IN PASSING Refrain 'from" lighted, being cocky or de- the'cup; repeat what-boots It to How Time is slipping underneath our -'feet; Unborn to'morrow anfi dead yesterday, Why fret about tkem if today be and he would quote with bilge delight FOR T H H B U S Y M A N MR. E. C. WHITNEY Mr. K. C. Ottawa, who has recently joined oilier outstanding Canadians in becoming n contributing founder of the Westtrit Canada Col onlzation association, Is most successful business men in .the Dominion, lie amassed most of his wealth In the lumber -business. A brother of tho late Sir James Whitney he closely resembles the former prent ler of Ontario., Ha Is Just as down right and straightforward In his meth just os pronounced in his Can adlan patriotism. H.iviiig an intimate knowledge of Hie .'western prnlrii country Mr. Whitney ctufckiy rvalizci Ihe possibilities' of, thj. Western Can Ada Colonization association. There fore It was that he placed his fta'm and his money behind one of lha-mo's i l natlosa! BW 6; A't the of the stage stooi a tall, nicely Christma tree and'on its'branches hiing many a large supply of bag containing candy were rest ing at At Ihe close of th program Santa1 appeared oa the sceu the little 'folk as ever: school "child 'was 'given one of.-those j sacks'ot "foorftes." Chureh'JEntertaInment St. Andrew's, church was nicely decorated for "the Christmas'enter- tainment which was giren by the pup- ils-of the.-United-.SundaTsschool iast Friday evening: A pretty Christmas at platform "and ttiera, SariOaiGlaus.-ha.d- placed a large basket candy, .'and pro- gram .was ,givea -partly .hy-i-.p'upils of the Primary tho supervision: of: Superintend- ent Mrs. McWlliinm's, :and pupils of lor 'fcliool.. liofis were.gTvejl by Em- H.- Rolfe, H. Werts, Martin, P.: A. Blaine, L. R." Werti" E.'Emer- son.'; -T, Prim ary "Cl a s s. Vocal James, ,.'Hhoda Brown. Vocal Made- ine Hanri'a, Ross, Lawrence toife. Rev. V. M. Gilbert was present and poke a few Still called iams and A. F.' Wepts'toi ite the candy until Santa appeared on he. scene, Again was given a sack of'good things" to cairy away. The last of the holiday festivities or the children will be the one In tho G.W.V.A. rooms tornorrpw afternoon given by the Auxiliary bf'the Ci.W.V.A Mrs. A. W. Fuller: entertained i number, of .her friends' this afternoon cosy home on Loucks St. The rooms were bright with their Christ nas decorations and the afternoon passed pleasantly. -A' dainty Itinch was served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. It. II. Doberton, who "poured the !oj and by Miss Knox and Mis Holmes, who pissed tho tea hon dainties. C. Kloutcho, who has been at Czar AllifrU, for the', past few months, ar rived home lastjwoek. Uert Hands cSme homo last Thurs day, having spent a couple of month with his brother at Delia. A. y. WcrlB1 returned last Thursday mbmlnp from Chicago. Ed. Downing Is spending tho hoi flay season with' his family here. Mr. and Mrs. T. ii. Blalno have a their guest the latter'! nephew, Har old Smith, of fJrcat falls, Montana Donald Iiialno and his cbtialn hav gone to Medicine Hat for the day. Mr. Geo, Lewi's of. th6. Blalno Dru Co., spent tho Ynlelldo at. his horn In Macbod. Still loft today to spend holiday with hla'frlend, Cecil KPwde at Malcb. R. G. anil Cbudo-Jamlcso of Medicine list, arc in town today, Mrs. Vnnmcre of Seven Persons ft guest of T. Ingoldsby an Mrs, Ingoldsby. Be warned against a dangerous mis. chance. At Stratford, also, mind your p's ,md Q's; rlt :any girl who lives in Shakes- peare'a town' v Invites you to go strolling out, refuse, Have, strength of will enough, -to her down. Reniember, when she looks her ia- miration; And lets yon know that she's in- .---cllned to to her. sorry; Bhe's -thinking any dub. In pants will do. Don't, when'you go to England, strut with" pride Because the -eager .daughter: of some Earl _; Informs you, when., she. gets' you coaxed aside, That she would like to be your est girl.' Don't :let yourself be suddenly elate.d, But In a: sober moment set down- Omar's eulcglum of wine: "The grape--that can with logic .absolute The'Two-and-Seventy.. jarring sects confute: r Tie subtle Alchemist that in a v Trice Life's leaden Metal Into Gold trans- mute." On the whole, It would be bard to find a man whose life was more close- ly In agreement with the Persian phil- osopher's teachings than his. However one may disagree with Omar-Khayyam: (and I am one ot those who .do) it is Impossible to ig- nore the poetry-that his eclogue con- tains. Even those who are .Insist- ent believers In a philosophy utterly opposed to' this, are- bound to'admit that there are times arid mooSa when his ring Tvlth the ring of truth. We can his weari- ness ot the'-'inflnite: pursuit of this from Rev. Father Marer, is dead at Ed. ionton. Joseph Moorehouse of Smith's Fails, 81 years old, died 'suddenly yrhlle earlDg ice from bis walk. Dulton Village Coanc.II his ed all relumed soldiers rrom general laxatloa for .ten years. A total of is to ba paid for six tell roads in Carleton county, Oat, ;o foura companies. Mrs. John Lament fell on the pavement on her. way to church ia Guelph, receiving'fatal Injury. II. C. Ste. Marie be- comes manager of.the Canadian Bank of Commerce at Edmonton.' Geo. H. Perrls, well known London journalist and a foremost ..war cor- respondent. Is dead. C. A. McCul'le'rs, arrested Annls- ton, Ga.t Awhile sitting ;iip with the corpse ot John Loudermilk, who wae mysteriously killed, confessed to tho killing of LoudermUk. G. W, Davles, an old timer ot Fort Saskatchewan arid father-ln-Uw of W. H. White, M.P., for Victoria, Is dead. He came west from Muskoka. Hepburn's and tea room and the RegaJ Fruit and Meat Market at Edmonton were gutted by fire. -A and that endeavor "and dispute." We 'can p Ity him a s he turn s That, lacking anything moro elevatej, A Princess wonld be; glad to-get a .clown. on spent the' Christmas' with friends t "Medicine Mr. Holmes o! ModIcjne Hat, spent past; few days !Iss here. with .his slst4r, Miss .Ma'cLarea has' beeti engag- d as one -of the public 'achuul aUu r 1921-. Miss Duffy ot Bow Island Is also ne ot the public school staff for next sar. Kflss DrandsonV the successful prim- ry teacher, resigned her position ere, and at the close ot the term left or her. home. In Hat. On hristmas Day she -was married to Ir. E. Hannah. After .a short hono'y- happy uoupio will reside in Ponoka, where Mr. Hannah Is station- d as ,C. P. P.. operator. Best wishes re extended to the newly-weds by the irlde's many .friends here. Joins the Benedicts Another of'our local bachelors has olned the ever-increasing number of icnedlcts In of Robert Vcsland, who'was'married on Dec. 2Tth In-Medicine Hat to. Miss Geor- ino Gordon, also of Row Island, the ceremony uelng'solemnlze.d by Rev, r. W. Morrow. Mlsa Gordon Is a sis- ,er of .Mrs.'Ar Spyars of Bow Island the'barreniqueBt fpr of tht unlveree.. to the earthen bowl, there to hide his sorrows in winei red wine, the that- clears today of past reg'rets abd future' lea'rs.'.'- There Is a lesson of real value, iike- ly tor conceit, iri his quatrain forgetfulriess ot and ;the" futile of Sultan after Sultan his hour'or two; and went- his way.V_..- said that-the study of, nay. tho Rubalyat Is to atti- tude toward It, a tolerant, 'understand: Ing; -sceptical .reading, of; it Is .-.bound of thought and'image that' repays tiine spent on it a: thou- sand times. rEveu'tbe most' agnostic verses are no.t'.depressing, and.nearly evqry quatrain contains >itber senti- ment or language 'thattis has never been equalled befpro or since. H'would '.be interesting to know just how-much of the charm'has been contributed 'ty its Illastrloiis translator. Chrislmas.-tlme brings vividly: to memory one'who is'largely1 rcsponsi- the festival as wevceiebfat'o-'it: Probably we rcan'.npV-estlmate Just-how much he actually created and how "much he perpetuated, .but" it is certain that the age ewes many.-of It's'Christmas Institutions to his stories. His tales c! Yulctido published' In "Household Words" and Year Round'.' are full of a great love, 'for Christmas. One feels that" nothing Jn the whole kingdom Dickens is more delight; flly done'than-.thi's'lreatmcrit of this ancient custom: -In ''Pickwick Pap- there Is an ndmjrable chapter entirely devoted to the description of how Mr. Pickwick and his faithful fol- lowers spent the occasion pitablc home of Mr. Warrlle. Pip describes'quite as Interesting If not quite so peaceful a Christmas day in "Great Expectations." But Dickens Is ..sb.lotly admired (in this connection) "Christmas Books" Iri which, i? -included the immortal Surely this greatestYJulelide-'; story, ever written. As one; commentary Is the ocfl stpry.'sA nearly 'perfect -that Writ- ers' caii'lh'oti'be'a'r to criticise It." W. C. Smith, head pf the firm of W. C. .Smith, and Company, ships' outfit- and managing owners pi -1 he schooner Dclawana, -.dled-at'Lnnen- burg, N. S. W personnel of: the iibw Ontario Motion Picture Censor. Board was announced by the Government .yes- terday as follows: Chairman, Major A..Sr Hamilton; Mrs. E. Phillips, newspaper, writer; Miss Velma" Ham- mil, school J. and J. 'c. Boylen. of the Chairman Is a year, and each of the others a year, The appointments are made of .months.- The .three, men members are returned soldiers. alltelieve in as being peculiarly just. There' wag' nothing- criminal ah out Scrooge, It requires no effdrt'to'taite him to our. hearts as scon as he has yert'- more, -th.'an'' one :'fpllqwer: ot of '.'p'ppularity in IS ending; Most people- to' Jend 'j haps.a-tilo vcap v and'rema'Ia'truei remains, .people end' well fact like. a. Chappy end- ing, and Dlckeis does to dis- tort his image to make -the "Carol" end well. "r j x '.V-Altair. C.P.R. HOTEL MONTREAU HutchinEon, after many-years service, has- resigned his position' aa managcr- in-chlef of Canadian to engage incother Andrew Allerton is appointed general superin- tendent of C.P.R. hotels, with offices at Montreal. Mr. Hutcblrison .is un- derstood to fiave purchased; a large farm on Vancouver- Island-where.he Intends to reside. MINNEAPOLIS MILLER DIES R. larger, president and treasurer ol the Barber Milling company pf this city fid a prominent member.of the Min- neapolis chamber Oied. at his home l.'.fe yesterday after weeks' Illness with pneumonia. Barber who hasrHbean-engaged in he milling fo> many