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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEW THE TTFRAT.O THURSDAY. FEBRUARY CURIOSITY IS BUSY AGAIN BY THORNTO'N w. BURGESS You may not think It, Imt 'tis so; The hardest word to is "No." -Peter Kabbit. It Is about that. Gooflnfss Knows it is ir shorl onoun-h word. But aoiir. people ievcr car. to say it. Not at rigitt time, anyway. And because they dos't say it. oH Mr. Trouble has them in his grip much of the time. As Boon as Reddy Fox hart dijaji- reared in the Old Pasture and Peter Babbitt had made sure that no ox else of whom he need bo afraiil was in tight, he shook himself, stretched W get the kinks out of his long hlwl- IcgE raid then decided lie would over to tie Old Onchard to see whit going on there. The swBibla thins to have done would hare 'aeeu to re- turn to the dear Old Briar-patch. But Peter all too often is anything but sensible. So h2 started for tho Old Orchard. On the way he stopped at the place Koushleg the Hawk and Reddy Fox had tried and failed to eaten Danny Meadow Mouso. Peter knew that somewhere under the Enow Danny was hiding. He thumped lightly two or three time. Presently a squeaky voice said. "Hello, Longears! I knew the instant I heard those thunps that yon were here, and so it mast be safe for me. What bu become of Roiichleg the Hawk? Aed where is that led nuisance Reddy Foil They're I been giving me a little excitement be- tween them." Peter turned. Off to one side eat Danny Meadc.w Mouse clow :o a stalk of mullein Oat stood abova tho snow. A little hole wis in the snow beside that mullein stain. Peter knew that Danny had ufeed that to climli up on. "Hello, eiclaim- ed Peter. "I thought I would stop and thank you for setting mo "Kb! exclaimed Danny "Eh? exclaimed Danny MlxJow looking very much puzzled. Meadow Mouse, looking puzzled. very much. M1UDI MM Itching PILES PAZO OINTMENT iutentrr Re- lleves iTOONG PILES sod roo can Ret restful deep if tit the tot application. All druggists are authoriied ta refnnd the money If OINT- MENT falk to Cure case o( 11CHING. BLIND. BLEEDING PROTRUDING PILES. or- dinary cases In 6 days, the wont cues In 14 days. It Is guaranteed by Paris Med- icine Co.. St. Louis. Mo., Manu- facturers of the Grove's Laxative Uromo Quinine tablets. This signature U on every box of PAZO OINTMENT. We. mm, m our STREAKOF OATHS 60.00 D. A. Simpson. (Signed) Lenna Simpson, Sec. Financial Statement RECEIPTS Balance in Bank, Jan. 1st 90.24 Grant from City of Lethbridfce 405.00 Women's Civic Club Sir Gait Chap..1.0.D.E.. Major Jack Ross Chap. I.O.D.E. Sikokotoki Chap. I.O.D.E..... Knox Ladies' Aid 80.00 Wesley Church Ladies' Aid... 60.00 First Baptist Church Ladies' Aid 34.00 St. Augustin's Parish Aux. 60.00 Church Ladles' Aid... 24.00 Christian Church Ladies' Aid 6.00 IWillard W.C.T.U............ 22.00 I Art Needlework Club........ 13.00 'Good Fellowship Clnh....... 12.00 1 St. John Ambulance Brigade Overseas 12.00 TWO KILLED, SIX ARE HURT IN EXPLOSION IN EDMONTON MINE EDMONTON, his Juet reached Idnwnton through provincial police and flevernhient officials mine explosion at Mountain Park on the ceal apur branch ef ife G. T. P. estt Of Ed- menten, which resulted In the death ef two. men and serious In- juries te six others. The dead are: 4onn Nstalia and J. Were- cheuk, empleyeei of the Moun- tain Park Coal Mine. Conrrtss Committee Hears] How Uncle Sam War With- out Airplanes WASHINGTON, Feb. O. Dawes, former head of the United States army supply procurement serv- ice in Krauce, enlivened the hearing; of the investigating committee of con- gress, by his very outspoken manner of delivering his evidence. He frank- ly told the committee that their work had been rendered useless by partisan policies. Despite the presence of many wuuivu iu tlie audience, Mr. Dawes decorated his language with numerous words not generally used in polite conversation as he poured a EDMONTON, Feb. deputation verbal barrage fire on the inveetiga-'of officials headed by Walter tion and bombarded profiteers. Inci-1 Smitten, secretary of the Alberta WAGEW'WEEK dentally, ha claimed for the United States the entire ownership of the re- cent war against Germany. Mr. Dayes ripped out a streak of oaths as be took up tho attempt in some quarters to criticize General Porshlng, who, he announced, was the man who won the war. The general pleaded that the army and its officers be "protected from muck-rakers who pick fly specks." I Tne Committee was told the "next SO.OO would out over night" and Peter laughed. Then he told Danny how Reddy Fox had kept him a pris- oner in Johnny Chuck's house and how Reddy had seen Roughleg try to catch Danny and tbeu come down ta try him- self. "So you see, you really did set j me free, though you didn't know concluded Peter. "I'm glad neither of them caugut be added as an afterthought. "Thank you. I'm rather glad my- replied Danny dryly. "Where are yom going from here "Up to the Old Orchard." said Pet- er. "I haven't been up there for a long time." "I SIMM you it much retorted Danny Meadow Mouse. "If you had any sense at all, you would to straight back to the dear Old Briar-patch, where you belong and be safe." Peter chuckled. baing aafe geU terribly tiresome said he. CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES Will all ladies of the Military Chap- ter, I.O.D.E., who promised refresh- ments for the series oC whist drives, please have same at the G.W.V.A. Club Rooms before S o'clock Friday evening. One of tho attractions of this eve- Collection by Central W.C.T.TJ. of Royal Crown Soap Cou- pons 169.96 Collection, Medal Contest 6.85 Collection, Lecture 6.25 Special Donations: Ladies' Choral Club. Leth. Women's Institute, Trochu Women's Institute, Warner Women's Institute, Brightwood Women's Institute, Lanfine ning is the program being presented Women's Institute, Bradview by the Black and White Pierrots in Women's Institute, Oahern SL Augustin's hall, in aid of the Boy women's Institute, Didsbury varied and found on Page 8. of a re nature, will be ?182.06 5.00 5.00 2.00 1.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 church will hold their annual white-! wear sale on Easter Saturday, March For Building Fund: Tea- at Travellers' Aid Home t 30.00 [Tagging at Exhibition Gronnds 154.36 "Well, so long, Danuy; I'm on my When hs reached the Old Orchard he hopped over the old stone wall down in the far and there right in front of him waa a hole between the roots of an apple, tree. It was Johnny Chuck's old house, 'tha houso that Jimmy and Mrs. Skunk had lived in all summer.; Peter hadn't of them until that mlnnte. "I wonder U they are still living he mattered, as he peeped in. "There are no tracks om the doorstep. I wonder if UWy have moved away or if they are in there asleep. I haven't seen either of them tor a long time. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TRAVELLERS' AID COMMITTEE The annual meeting of the Trav- Cheque, Proceeds of Papers Magazines............... Letlibridge Rotary Club...... Maple Leaf Chapter No. 7, 0. E.S..................... Mathfisis Club Cheese Cloth 5.ZO 150.00 25.00 10.00 tbe army and navy probably would get into a row as to which was to boss the affair. Mr. Dawes declared the United. States aviation program had been a "terrible largely because of "over confidence and WINNIPEG, Feb. which burned all night, gutted the interior of the Dingwall block, Albert street, resulting in the death of one fireman, the gassing of another and a property damage estimated at. more than 000. Leslie Shewan. Damage to the building is estimated at damage to the stock of the D. R. Dingwall Co, Limited, JltO.OOO; _____ A. Rablnovlteh stock, J. D. McKay, J10.000, and Strain's Limited, Several outside (Inns suffer, ed damage from smoke and water es- timated at Eight out ot 12 big bonsplel troph- ies stored at the Dingwall factory were destroyed. They were valued at approximately and included the Dingwall trophy valued at Parity flour valued at and T. Baton company trophy valued at 000. Total receipts for all pur- poses EXPENDITURES Miss Cameron's Salary oilers' Aid committee was held at the elc Mlas carneroi! of Mrs. D, A. Simpson on Mon- Postage; etc., Mra. Craig Haitings County Council will a duty ot a ton on imports of fluor- day evening, January SI. The follow- ing were the reports given: Secretary's Report T.he Travellers' Aid Committee or- ganized in January, 1917 for-the purpose c fy Dr. final Del- Cash Book and Envelopes Building Expenses: Cheese Cloth............. Decorating an8 Alterations 1850.00 c, 4.55 4.55 1.75 {860.35 T 6.20 been enabled by the support of most j T of the organizations of the city to re-' port a successful year. A substantial payment on "The Travellers' Aid purchased in September, 1919, has been made. Donations of furniture were grate- fully received from Mr. C. R. Daniels. That a very food house. I haven't "The Home" was opened to the public been in.it slwe the Skunks moved in, on August 26th, 1920, when an invlta- but it used, to bo a good house. I won- tion through the press waa extended der if they chanced it much inside. I to all. Many availed themselves of would like to I wonder it they have nice beds ol grass like Johnny and Polly Chuck." Curiosity was busy again, very busy. The longer Peter Bat there the more he irantei to see the inside ot that house. by T. W. Burgess) The next story: Curiosity Is Too Jfbch for Common Sense." this opportunity and expressed sur- prise and pleasure at the accommoda- tion afforded for the Travellers' Aid work. Officers for 19J1 were elected as follows: Jas. !B. Levering, J. E. Perry. J, E. Perry, John Craig. Busy Canadians need food that tastes eaten easily without impairing digestion, and that tunte up body and brein for a driving days work. Grape'Nuts This food contains in easily di- gestible form the concentrated nutriment of selected wheat and malted bozky. Its flavor tnmpts tfie mart .fag. morning ippetite, and it affonb nourishment Needs No Sweetening "Thereto a City of Lethbridge, Taxes Lethbridge Herald, Tags Interest paid to Merchants Bank on balance of pur- chase price Miss Interest Miss Cameron's Principal Interest 129.9S 9.09 77.76 42.00 300.00 2.50 Total; Expenditure Total Receipts from all sour- ces and for all purposes Total Expenditure........ Balance on Hand 106.12 The sum of J30.00 has been received in contributions in the Mite Box at the Home, and Miss Cameron is paying per month rent, which amount is being applied on the balance of the purchase price. SIAROAEET ALISON CRAIG, Treasurer, Travellers' Aid Committee. AIR MAIL PILOT KILLED MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. K. M. Stewart, Chicago, pilot in the Minnea- polis-iChicago air mail service, was 'instantly killed today when the plane he waa piloting fell three miles south of Mendota, near here, according to information given the air mail ser- vice in Minneapolis today by A. H. Shield, a fanner in Dakota county. George V. Sampson of Minneapolis, the mechanician, was injured. MAYOR CHURCH HAS PLAN TO LOAN FOR HOUSES TORONTO, Feb. Church took a decidedly definite stand at tho mooting of the board of control today in regard to the proposal that the city undertake, through a commission, the upbuilding of small houses to re- lieve unemployment and supply neces- sary houses. His worship had drawn up a scheme provided for the loaning of to builders and the erection this spring of from BOO to nous- Mrs. M. Adams, wife of a Windsor customs broker, was held up on the itreet by two armed men. labor federation, asked Attorney-Gen- eral J. R. Boyle that tho government pass an order-in-council fixing a mini- mum wage' throughout the province at a week, as recommended re- cently by tho minimum wago com- mission, Mr. Boyle answered that since the legislature was to meet in less than two weeks' time it would not be ad- visable for the government to fore- stall Its action by an order-in-council. The government has decided upon the introduction of an act creating a permanent wago board, and accord- ing to the draft of this act which will be prepared by the legislature the matter of fixing rates of wages is to be left to the board, which will he empowered to deal with all such de- tails in connection with each line qf industry. DAIRYMEN FIGHTING OLEO TOJNIPEG, Feb. (Canadian Scott, secretary of the National Dairy Council was the prin- cipal speaker at the morning session ot the Western Dairy executive meet- ing here today. He gave a review of the work carried on by the National Dairy Council which, he said, was continually on the job watching the interests of the dairymen, the farmer and the manufacturers of butter. Mr. Scott told the delegates that the council was fighting the proposi- Mclllhagga; gassed, jtion maka the oleomargarine trade permanent in Canada. BOVRIL Never Profiteered Has not changed since 1919 Same Price Same Quality Same Quantity Sl-tJO CONFESS THEFT OF IN BONDS CHICAGO, Feb. men arrested today, confessed, ac- cording, to the police, that bonds, said to total obtained In the robbery of' a United States government mail truck at the Union station recently reted !n a house en the west aide and that they hid burned 12 mall pouches. COCKSHUTT TALKS ON TARIFF, PROHIBITION; OPPOSES EXTREME DRYS WINDSOR, -Feb. tariff protection, adherence to constituted forms of gov- ernment in Canada, and more earn- est support of the church as tlie most potent weapon in combatting present sociological unrest throughout the ,world, were the principles strongly advocated by Lieut. Col. W. P. Cock- shutt, M.P., oC Brantford, speaktai; here last nlfht. In speaking of Ontario erancn Act, Col. Cockthutt declared himself as opposed to all each ex- treme limitation, believing that men cannot be made good by act of par- liament. "I tell you that the present Is T.Q time for risky experiments In joverfS ment, and I believe that the churth has a great mission to perform la combatting present day tendencies to- ward such principles." FOR U. S. PACKER CONTROL WASHINGTON, Feb. report was ordered today by the house agricultural committee on a snbitl- tute plan for the senate bill for fed- eral regulation of the meat industry. Under the substitute control ef meat packers would be vested In tlu de- partment of agriculture and stock- yards be placed under the Inter-state commerce commission. In 1892 We first offered the public our "SALADA" TEA Milfiona now use it to their utmost satisfaction MILLED FOR VHE PEOPLE FIT FOR THE KING ROYAL HOUSEHOLD CANADA'S BEST FLOUR YOUR DEALER CAN GET IT FOR YOU WILL COURT MARTIAL DUNSANY DUBLIN, Feb. Dunsany, poet and playwright, who was arrest- ed recently after a search of Dnnsany Castle, In Meath, was alleged to have dlsclonea several shotguns and other sporting arras, will he tried by courtmartlal Friday, it was announc- ed today. The charge agaln.it him in keeping firearms and ammunition Dot under usUtary control. PRICES ARE DOWN For Friday and Saturday Five big special lines prominently featured, savings of one-third to (one-half the actual value of based on lower-than-utual price levels and featuring the various lines involved. SPECIAL NO. 1 Beautiful New Georgette Waists NEW TAFFETA AND SATIN WAISTS The first shipment of early spring styles on display here on Friday and Saturday, featured at a specially low price for the two days selling. A specially purchased line together with some of the finest garments from regular stock. Worth A truly wonderful value at the price, in blouse and the new smock styles, showing a great Variety of colors and all the wanted_sizes to embroidered in silk, yarns, etc. ft EXTRA SPECIAL VALUE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SPECIAL NO. 2 COATS AND DRESSES. Values up to Coats ot chinchilla and polo cloths; various colors. Dresses of serge, silk, and jersey; in various colors. Atout twenty gar- ments in all, barge and small sizes. SPECIAL NO. 3 PURE SILK HOSE, Regular value. Niagara if aid; finest pure silk; now reduced to the lowest lovel yet quoted on a stocking of equal quality. Complete range of sizes and colon. SPECIAL NO. 4 PURE WOOL UNION SUITS, Regular values. Jaeger and Watson's makes, short or long sleeves or sleeve- less; 'beautiful flne quality; at a price that you will flhd is lower thim will be quoted on such garments next season. SPECIAL NO. S LOVRY SWEATER YARN, 60c Regular per 2-oz. hankg. This is a yarn which can be brushed to give the effect la the finished garment; shown in all the wanted colors, and In a most effective thread which gives a different touch to the article you make. The above mentioned lines comprise the outstanding values featured at Clarke's on Friday and Saturday, but there are scores of ottier lines bearing new sale prices based on present low levels of cost and conveniently displayed on counters and tables for quick choosing. Clarke Co. 614 Third Ave., S. LETHBRIDGE ;