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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta JKIDAY. DECEMBER 31, 1920 THE LETHBRIDGfE DAn.Y HERALD PROTESTED CLOSING OF FARMERS ELEVATOR AT CARMANGAY One of Objectors to Proposed Wheat Pool, Criticizes U.G.G. tl'rom Our Own Correspondent) CARMANGAY, Dec. the Car- mangay. opera Tuesday, the tolled Ksrmera ot Alberta met for their annual meeting. The president, C; W. the chair. attendance was the largest that__. turned out to a .meeting tor a long 1 tlmo and was very gratifying to the officers IV the U.F.A. present, D. D Hununon, read the -financial state ment and the auditor's report, which the Jocal to be in, a good sound j i-.The election. of officers for next year was then proceeded with and re- as follows: President, C. W. Folk; vlcVisrtsldent, W.. H. Miller; B. D. Hummpn; trustees, D. Russell, J. B. Teskey and J.'Crowe; Auditor C. H. .Messinger; delegates to convention at Edmonton, John.Crowe, D. H. Russeil, S. Robin- Son and C. H. Mes singer. Mr. 'Trego, 'of Olelbheh, then took tip the question of the proposed wheat pool. "He had'hoped It-might have formed in Utoe to handle the irese or year's crop, but that had not possible.. All felt that the orloe of wheat had been manipulated long enough 'by eastern monied IntereaU and the farmers'had to get together their' own Interests. When the j Wheat Board .was formed, a good many opposed to ar.body ot men pointed by the'government handling i "wheat.'These' men heard return to' the old style of 'wheat" trading. Thero" were but i few. dlBcordant voice's heard when the had been discussed, he t The >ll over the west greatly in favor of it." The need of an iron-tlad contract, binding the farmers who went 'Into to to.sell their wheat only through the pool was pointed out, He referred, to. thfe'.cas'e of the fa'rmers': pleyatorsi in 'yrbich even directors. of the ,'Tator Co.-had been knowiii to drive last their.own elevatp'r-'-'and sell their Kralnrtfl .aa; old' line company. A jieoalty-would have; Imposed ou j those .who'entered who sold their griln'butslda of it. toim'ake It ,a real.success all would'have to get support.. It hoped get.-support from 90 per cent; of .the farmers. Two th'inga were hoped of pool, first It would cut out the speculation .on the Winnipeg Grala Ktchange and v the ocean .freight .rates. fixed by 'at'saf ply could it be that and' demand varied'from '10o Jto Iqc per, bushel-daily. It might be that a few-.who stayed out'of the .pool might'lell on7a hlgh'market and for-their'wheat, but; thos the'same Speculation would be eliminated-an -If the 'elevatori Graln-'Exchang Shrill 1 Majority lii Favor :A call'was made for those willln; to support stand'to the! feet and a' large percentage of tfios present stood. Those opposed'to-1 'irere then asked1.to'give their rea '.eons and one ''man Immediately, ros >nd said that he the inen at. th'e head of the U.G.G .Full confidence could be had In them, they livould'close up'th '.farmers' elevator In tlie-Jmiddle o the season and cause the.fanriers't have to "go elsewhere for their'Vee and feed.- A'long'discussion followed on the reasons.which caused the, elevators (o bo closed at some points' Mr. Trego had been .called down by shareholders because they only made 6 per cent, on thci 1918 operations and that last ycai they cut expenses all they could. W. White, reeve of the municipal Ity did not see why any farmers' elc- rator should be closed and said a pro tost had been made, but they had been ignored, and secretary of the lo- rnl rompany'should'not have to go iorj oil to plead with the- .head office to'keep the-elevator An Explanation C. W. Folk eiplained that before the local -had. sent; In their, protest from Carmangay, ..the elevator hai been closed and tho man withdrawn Some of 'the'lbiame was their own, as tho head ofllcq had aske'd-'their opln Ion on the; closing'of the'elevator and no no protesl made till the elevator was 'closed and It Jate to do anything. wash 'Tha' schoolhoase was attractively decorated and a good program was rendered by the young people. Mr. W. 'White acted as chair- man. Ths community Christmas tree held in Carmangay opera house was held on an exceptionally rold night, but despite this It was a great success. The hall was well'filled and the enter- tainment given was regarded as.the et. "In -the pbsencq ot the H. Miller nccupled the drills, recitations, Two Likely To Be Sudden Death of Chrialmas Entertainment (From Our Own Correspondent) ORION, Dec. ha once moro come and gone. The we Iher has been In, keeping with th chair. _ _____ ____.......... etc., were given by the'children the public and high schools. J Miss Wilson, of. the Let: tory of Music gave _ song, both of which, very pleas-1 Ing to the audience. Santa Claus paid, his: usual .visit and the r-iiidren, each of whom was glveu a treat. .Mr. and-Mrs. W.-B. Merrick of Ca'l- great event of by the young and everyone who fee Xmas tree and th reading and .-a ajtractfoh gary. the Grange Hotel here, Si were among thbse who spent theiiiV decor presents the young folks "of This d: trlct had a real good-time. Tho pr ceedlngs started Borge Christmas holidays In Cannangajr. banks here went to Calgary to'spend Chrlstiaa.- -Leap .year not. Being quite -they considered it' wine. to spend the holidays where .their' B eligibility was not so well CARDSTON CO-OPERATIVE CREAMERY DOES .WELL asled by. the chairman, Re Woods to engage in prayer. Th f' and lo The greater pa b' al mentionMnlgh performer Hazel Evanson and other SOing through their parts with credi -HOTt gaT9 7iolln Mlss M. Eggleston, Mrs. Nelson :in Woods contributed to' the voca (From Our Own. I part of the program. At the conclu the'slon of the program the ringing o holiday week'Cardston has beeuifav- bells gave us notice that Santa ha ored by visits ;ffom. three prominent and'with-his .helpers th visitors., Philip Sheffield, formerly of sifts on tho tree were soon distribu Cardston, where he received his The National Anthem was sun cation and'ea'rlier training, now-of and away home we'wont, Ferhie, B._ O., where he Is superintend- Mr. Clark Smith returned fro: ent of schools, and-also secretary-trea- surer of the B.- C. Federation of Teach- ers for. the Provln'oei'wa's Jhe 'firs'l vis- itor. He'eipresse'd himself as pleas- ed'.and Eurprised The district "covered by tho UF.A Cardston had made during his': ten j local No. 607, is considered too wide years' absence, and spent1' the' major land it SB" expected that there will i Mr. Clark Smith returned the States in time to spend Chris mas at Orion. A. J. French feturnc'd to> th district last week. Iho evening with the members of the'operate, at Orion. _..-._. luLvi-j The 'Services at 'Orion Union Churc! mally, teachers' problems' in the two on Sunday were in keeping with th rovinces. Mr. e provinces., Mr. The- lessons were- on -th. tlonally good teacher and'school man 'Birth- of Christ, Christmas Hyian rtfuJ fnnln -_ I _____ __ :_! _ .1 _ were- on -th. CARMANGAY HAD 'COMMUNITY TREE (From Our Own Correspondent) CARMANOAYj Dec. feay band is busily engaged In prac- tice for a dance they propose to give In the opera house on January Clh. Mayor Teskey has gone to his homo In Vancouver to spend a month or so. The G.W.V.A. held a very successful dance on Christmas eve. Thoy will put on a masquerade ball on New iYear's Eve. The Carmangay Pharmacy Is now tinder the management of A. F. Me- Klbbln, vtho partnership of Follls JMcKlhbon having been dissolved. Mr, and Mrs, 0. Fiahor, of Oldg tire visiting at the homo of Mr. and F. M. Hayboe. U 0. Follls, druggist, ot Lacombe, a visitor In town on Tuesday. Mrs. H. Fanning and children have fcono to Oregon. Miss Lula Nelson, of Cardatoii >pent Christmas with her 'sister, Mrs pldroyd, who accompanied her on her return to Cardston lo spend New holidays. i tree was held at Bur-. and. Cardston feels it. rather-an honor lilm''giye us a visit even if If was for'so short a time. 'He I'eft-'on the C. p.-R. this morning to return'to ?e'rnie.' 'J. S.'Davie, inspector-of the invest- ment departirierit the Canada Life ABJni.ran'ceJQ o., was .the second visitor. :Ie was here on'special hg-'a nrimberiof to nsE'ert.1.' He. made: the olpce of tha yfirdstbh Investment Co.'his ters C. A. Adsit, proprietor of son News, Munson, Alberta, is" now n town 6n-speclal-business and- visit- ing with a number-of friends-while here. Mr. A'dslt is a'newspaper man of loiig. standing and a'booEter. He Is specially Interested in; the big Co'-dpi eratiye Creamery' is inspect- ing the lal manageri S..JV. always wel- were sung, and in'the service a sol was given by the Rev. H. C. Woods In the Sunday school, a special collec tion was taken np on behalf of th Chinese Famine Fund. The atrioun contributed by the school waa bve (8.00. The funeral of little Huldah Bfodi tpoK place- today. Previous'ito; th service in. the :chnrch, a shbrt ser :Vice was held at- theihome'-where ti family: and- a few: friende had met The-Rev. H. C. Woods; spoke a fe words of-comfort and offered a praye for the' bereaved family. The 'ser vice in the church was cbiilucted by thB Rev. H. C. Woods, assisted by the Rev. Borgen. Friends gathered at the church to show Ihelr sympalhy, lhe scrvi.ce was very .Impressive, Hev .Woods mentioned that less than flve the little girl, with-ail the other members of the family were a v-. ------u--i P UI iIUJ it ci- jiicmuci o ut i LIB laniiiy were 3 comes visitors and is proud to show j tho Xmas tree and with smilinE face them'the most up-to-date plant in'-the receiving the gifts from' the tree with south. Mr. Adsit will go Joy arid gladncs's. Little did anyone Temple this: afternoon, and wind '.up think that in so short a time the his'Visit todaT. leavlllsr in thfi. Trim-it- ho his'visit toda'y, leaving In the morn- Ing. On Monday, afternoon at 2 o'clock tha shareholders of the Cardstori'-Co- ppcrativo Crcameiy held a stockhoid- ers' meeting, for the purpose of con- sidering tho financial standing ol tha concern. The manager, Mr. Low, showed report that the company had paid off in the years'under his management indebtedness .-it the hank and. that this amounted to a dividend ot 10% ou the paid up stock. uuu. v u lllllu Lllc glr be carried Into the church-1 a corpse: Such is the uncertainty of lifts. Tho services at the graveside the Uev. Borgen the Interment -taking place at Gleniran ner- i FINE ENTERTAINMENT AH SKIFF SCHOOL (From Our Own Correspondent) SKIFF, Dec. Christmas con- cert, was held In the schooihouso in o congratulated on the success of he concert, Mr, J, Olquist, Mr. 0, A. Borgen ind Mr. Burdick were Lcthbrldge Mr. J. Nelson who has been away or tho last couple of months has re- urned to.town. Tho now school van hag wcu arrang wil bo used pn tho east sldo of "umber showed careful JWIinnl' illolrUf ''__ a vuucuuuu was taken under auspices of the lo- cal councillors of our municipal dis- trict for the benefit of the Navy Wel- fare League. The alma of (he league were presented by Principal Boswell In able manner and left a better Idea on all our minds as (o just what the world owes tbo British navy, Ou Tuesday night an elertainmenl and given at the Owen school. The children presented dia- logues and recitations in keeping wllh the a few readings and musical numbers were given by others to asslct In making the entef- lalnment a real pleasure. The pro- gram was well arranged and each yi4 mo L-UOL. aiuu oi. school' district. Tho van will ftmfortably neat twelve, children. Mr. lomunick has "been .engaged for a ear as driver.' Much credit Is due Miss Whlta for lin-.c and patience devoted to the work and tho manner (n which the smaller pupils carried off their parts Sania arrived just as the last number was finished, and took charge REPLIES! been received for the follow- png Box Numbers: 28, 54, OWNERS OF BOXES PLEASE CAM. FOR THEIR ANSWERS early Christmas trees. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Parr left on Ssturday's train to spend the holidays with relatives In Norlh Dak- .and Iowa.. Mrs. Charles Loitved has relumed o her home at Naples, Idaho, after jp ending the past fall with he- par-' ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Bond, Rolda Bliasbn is homo from Ray- icnd spending vacation with his parents. and Miss M. IVhlte of our local schools are spend- ing their .vacations' at their respec- tive homes In Cardston. Darrel I: Perkins Is visiting his brother In Calgary. Mr. and Mrs. Will HIrsehe are visit- tag their daughters in Medicine Hat and Redcllff. -Mrs. Alb in Ostlund is enjoying a visit from her Jennings of< Calgary.-: Miss L. M. Perkins is at home over the holidays.- her position in -tha postofflce and re- Miss Gladys Eagleson has given up turned to her home. This has.'been caused- by paorheallh and It IB quite generally hoped-that she will soon recuperate as she.-Is missed by rail patrons ;of the office. There1 an epidemic, of sickness throughout the district, In a mild form of sore throats, etc. However three or four cases have re- quired medical attention. Neirfflasler Of Creston Masons (Prom Our Own Correspondent) CRESTpN, Dec. A BvD.G.M.'of.': District No. was in charge of the Installation of: officers of Crestou Masonic Lodge on Monday night; for which ceremony there, was a fine, turnout of members, I anft.a number: of .-.visitors. Following' the adjournment was' made for the" usual banquet, at which he; usual 'round '.'of toasts" were pro- aid respoAfdito. on has-been for'the ensuing yearf with H.vTo.ung and i Hendreii, senior.and'junior wardens' respectively, i' R.; if the retiring: master, waa presented with a '.list master's jewel. fc- What looks.to ValjeyV best ecord in -raising, poultry' or profit was hung: upcast .week by) he Qeo. Cartwrlght ranch with tha aio of 29 spfingichlckens to the P lur.ns Co.; seller They were Barred Rock cockerels.' In town the.Sunday school organIza-l abandoned the usual Chflst-l mas tree feature .this year, 'and the that, would .have been spent'ir, hat fashion goes to 'tha Central Sur-l pe famine filnd. The Methodist echol-l rs have pledged thc-.selves to raise' t least }10 a month next six months for the same.cause.' Christmas trade throughout the Val- ey was hardly np tq the'standards of ho past two years, although the ulto satisfactory run of business was a strictly cash .transa'cllon. On fop "f n. fruit crop thatjwas not more than 60. per yield it is esil- maled {hat as high as Is tied lip In'apples; that, have "not Leen sold Ideai- weather prevailed during, last Christmas.Day absolutely perfect for, About I eight.- Inches of snow had accumulat- ed during the week, making excellent sleighing and sledding. Sunday morn- ing .was.the coldest day of-therceason, the .mercury showing eight above zero. rain, however, has com- Pietely ruined, the sleIghlng.% v ,School Is due. to reopen' on Monday with one, new teacher oh the staff, will take charge of Division III.' Every rboni'Is filled to capacity, there being over 50 scholars In the primary room.-A drinking foun- ibeea Installed, and', the 'old- time drinking cup Is now a thing of the past: .The; Ladles'. Guild, of Christ 'church had.lls annual meeting'oil'Tuesday af- "when It.'Is'illkely, .liatlpitwffl be re-organized Into a full fledgeiTWanch' of- the Woman's Au'xll- lary. the ladles' have-rals e'd funds-sufficient to wipe'off the. deb thelr'next un- dertaking'.vf ill: probably be1 tho'.erec- tion of a rectory. The "cost of-living. Is on. lhe down grade., Last week sugar.tumbled-from 20. to.15, cents; a pound, and butter'also eased off' a matter of flve 'cents' a pound. Eggs, however, still main tain level of 85'cents en, and-are almost unobtainable at that figure. The ..children, at. the soldier settle- ment at Lister are to have two Christ- mas celebrations: Last Wednesday the community, staged1' one for the youngsters benefit, while yesterday the provincial Y.M.C.A. forwarded a cheque for J50 to help finance another, which is-arranged for Friday night. There -is' a considerable Import of fertilizer by some of the local-ranch- ers, at present. 0. J. WIgen, the strawberry king ot Wynndei, took de- livery ot five cars of It from Calgary stockyards last week. NEW YEAR FOR 1921 PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS CARDS LADIES We make switches, etc., from your combings. Switches Jl.OO an oz. Salvray Hair Paclorj-, Cardslou, Alia. HE SEES WITH EASE Forestghted men never allow them- selves to get farslghled or evcu ncar- ilgnted. v At the first of mpalred eyesight they come to J. M. Jlcuderson and get their vision per- proper glasses. J. M. HENDERSON ..Care of Wright's Jewelry Store, A military wireless system is to be inaugurated 'in Ontario connecting London; Toronto and Signal corps are being organized in each mili- tary district. Cost of inaugurating a president has increased from 50 to 100 per cent.. It was estimated, by .the committee In charge of the Inaugurctiou1 of'Presi- dent-elect Harding. Association of Army and Navy Veterans in Canada Ltthbrltfne Unit, Mo, 34 Veterani desirous of Joining the above association, cau ob- tain Information and application forms from the lecretarr L LEIGH, P. O. Box No. 6, Lith! bridge, F. H. WILKINS BIGHT- 8PECI4I.TST 327 GUT St. 8." ..Opposite the Hmpreit. SP1RELLA CQRSETIERE For Appointment! MRS. MARTIN 1321-10th Ave.S.j' Cor. 14th P0BLIC ACCOUNTANCY Tai .ConsulUtlons, REUBEN C. FARRIS Suite 4, Acadla Block. Telephone 3rd Ave DENTIST DR. O. J. COURT1CB, Dentist, forme'i 7 has located a 6i9 uranville S'.., VaucaBTir, E.--O' Phone 3ey. 9300. Opposite Hud son's Bay Co. 'i' OSTEOPXTMlC DR. I. K. OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN. IH-15-20 Sherlock Hours 10-J2, appointment Biilf MOSPITAL8 THE VAN HAARWJM Private'Hoi PlUl. im 1th 8, Pbont "lit. Accommodation, for sur feedieal and Prtfstsai seml-prlrati toomi. Rates 130.00, liS.OO ind Wrlw tor information M. S. Vut Hurlcm, H JBIO MISS AILEEJJ M. Playing anfl Theory. Pupils enter ed for the examinations of thie RoTa) Academy and Royal' Maslc, London, England. 1M psi ceut -Ifjt.. year, tuccessful. MRS. W. ,H. A Piano and The-.-j'jr. prepared for the Toronto' Conservatory ol Mtido eiams K desired. Annual recitaL Studio, 1238 5th A'i A, South. 'CLEANERS AttO PRESSERS THE ia Fretich dry eleantg. We the olflest In tbe city. We sennins French srslem. which cov- tYery add. eliminates ilble-injnry to garments, glring hici etui resnlta. Special attentftra'to eountrr.wnrlr, 6th Street SbcUi. PhonslSH. Collect and deliver. UM) PRESSING Repairing ind alterations nuonable prices. Wt nil tot ind gooii. 120 7tS at. Phone RlNC ,tP9IR WORK DIAMOND I-WHiRI A SPECIALTY LETHBRIDGE' OLD GOLD SILVER BOUGHT OXT-ACETTLENB WELDINQ W. N.- KUTH, 'r Cornw at Are, and iota SUPPLIES Bwtrlo Light Power 6til for Wort PIANO TUNING All Money received in the Herald Football Competition is paid out in prizes, "Buy at Home" The snow, coM weather bright oonllght of us of O. H Player-Piano and Organ Repairer 10 years" factory eiperlence. Hon- ours Certificate M. T. Assn., London. England Referonces'to tbe leading BMlclana of the city. Phtme 1111 10LT. Hi 8. Farmers When In nted of TRACTOR It will be to your Intir eit US, We hnvo an Shop and employ only first clftit Satisfaction In prlca lid workmaasMp. Tractor Cylinders regronud, iud filter) viih over-site platou rings. N1VEN BROS. gli Irt 8. Phono mj THE MORE ENTRIES THE BIGGER THE PRIZES i Gurney-Oxford Furnaces EAVE TROUGHING GENERAL TINSMIT1HNG FREEL ELLIOTT Shett Metal S38 at Pdoni 17ij 00NSHITHS rtralghtened, restock- ton work by a rummiti, repaired, bicycles. trjewrJten, pnonftgrmphi. any lawn mower. D S. Indian McKoroTde Phone I03t BttMt. Herald i AlbfrU. ATfinne Sonth- sfi' B. COPELAtro. n n. i Pyramid Decoratfng Co. for decorating and psperhangtng a ipj. elalty. Satisfied cna lorn era our aim. Phone 1803. BlS'lSth St. Bonlh JOSEPH DAVTD30N, I DBOORATOR.: Brtablfahed HOf. Tnlrty-ffve years' experience fn Ertaj. lor and Interior Decorattnc. Uli bt South. Kstlmatea Mont IIM WINTER RADIATORS Why not havo your Automo- bile Radiator lie-cored before' the frost comes, with the best Honey-comb Core obtainable. Drop in and let us tell yon about it, or ask someone who has one. UP. ANDY The Radiator Man <2 4th Ave. S. Behind Sliver Grill, L. D. S. Publications AT CARDSTON COOMBS Kewi Agtnl Doris L R. Cocq COMrylERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER DEVELOPING, PRINTrNG, ETC. 1214 THIRD AVE. SO. ;