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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAfTR FOUR THtt IJETHIBRIDOe DAILY HBIUI4> f HURSDAY. PKiiilUAHY 3, 1ICU Pfoprlttort ruMTvncra LITHIRIDOE HIRALB MINTING. COMPANY. LIMITED I Ith atmt teutn, L.thbrliig., AIMrti W. A. BUCHANAN lU f.ntl ManuL'lnK XXrtct.T JOHN TOKll.VNCK Buslneiw Kmtar Audit ol Circulations Subscription Rates: per Dailr. by mall, par year............ S.OO Ifelljr, by nulj for months........ 4-25 by 3 months........... WMlclr, by mail, per J-KU-.......... 1.60 I Wxkly. mail your to U.S... WITHDRAWAL OF THE "HANNA ORDER." The decision .of the Board of Con- ciliation, .which sat to go into the dis- pute between the employees and man-' agcmeht of tho Canadian Natior.ol'' Hallways in regard to the "Hanna confirms the principle ot civil rights as a possession of the citizens o( Canada employed iu a national util- ity. In 'this respect it is one th.u is eminently satisfactory, in safeguard- ing what are democratic rights. If. the principle embodied in the order had obtained; if the nationalization of public utilities, as a progressive policy to bo enlarged in the Dominion, we should have had the spectacle of a very largo number of capable indi- viduals being: debarred from tnkmj; Interest in the policies of the country which a seat in Parliament or In the Legislatures would afford. Tho majority report is a vindication of these 'rights. In issuing his orders debarring em- rloyees ol the National Railways from taking that active part in politics which the election to parliamentary legislative seats would conVej-, the Chiirman of the Board of Man- agemenLof the National Railways was inclined lo be too punctilious In fol- lowing the letter rather spir- it cf the pronouncement ot Sir Hobeit I Scout orffuntiatloBS prorldv and wek to en ecu rune tha very beat qualities In boys. The motto which Boy Scouts and spirit which influences them are such aa make thorn "aluablo to the community. From tho very character ot the organization, with all that tho Scout law Imposes, such as the readiness to otwy.uud act under orders ami to assume responsibility, there is imbued in the the first and fundamental principle of u tnu education. With the acceptance of this principle thert follows that cheerful and obliging spirit which is of tho distinguishing features of the Hoy Scouts. The characteristics which are sought to be Implanted In the minds of the Boy Scouts are such as have proved their immeasurable worth In the war. The services the Scouts rendered then are. too woH known to need repetition. Those very .qualities, with the re- sourcefulness their training lends to, give them a value individually and nationally In, a measure which, pos- sibly, no.other boy organizations have. In the welfare of the boys the Scou movement Is a very valuable adjunct The training is such that it "cannot bu1 conduce to food citizenship. The Scout movement, in the valm placed on It, has become a work movement. Everywhere in the clvi ed countries of the world the Scouts have a place, linked together' in the common spirit that guides them. When comes to the need of funds to furth- er the movement in city there should be a willing response. Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What U origin of phrase "Men of the S. What is the Klak-Klsk? 3. Who wu Nash? 4. Wlu--.t Is Lesslan diet? 5. Is called the longest word iu tho English language? C. What does the word "milliner" come from? of WEDNESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. To what date can the art sculpture be traced? 2. What sculpture denotes the per- iod of the highest style In Greece? 3. Who are the most distinguished of modern day sculptors in England? 4. Who are the most noted women sculptors in the United B. On what date, did, the U. S. de- clare war against Germany? 6. Wher. was wheat placed on the free list? ANSWERS In the British Museum is to bo Lemon Extract Was THE DEMAND FOR HIGH TARIFF. The Winnipeg Free Press gauges the present politHal situation when it gays that to anyone familiar with the way things are worked In Canada it has been "pretty evident for some time that forces are mustering for a mighty effort to boost the tariff. There hag been, it observes, a strong propaganda going on for some months In support Bordeq, when Prime Minister, at the L, protection, and those identified with tiro, the railroads were taken over j ]'t JefieVeTan'ifthey by the Government, that political pat- ronaga and political interference -would be eliminated. That was a sound principle, but it cannot be in- terpreted that the election of. em- to Parliament or to Legisla- 'would thereby Inject that evil which .is sought to be kept National Railways. On the contrary, the acceptance of this would lead to iuipiclon that the National Rail- ways can be interfered with, by poli- ticians for political purposes. This hardly be confiding to the pub- lic. 14 the experience of private rail- as the C. P. R., in which employees hold and 'have held seats in representative assemblies, it has not been shown in the permission al- lowed that there'is any apprehension that these opportunities would be used for political interference or patron- age in regard to this particular rail- way. This should apply to tho Nation- nl Railways. Tha spirit which inspires the em- ployees of any concern should he that of loyalty to it. This is ono of tho ethics insisted on by the C. P. R. It is like-wise sensed by the employees of the National Railway in which, in ilje negotiations that have taken placo the "Hanna it was con- ceded by the employees without reser- vation that the unstinted and continu- ous loyalty by the employees was a matter of absolute importance. The fact that the election of an employee to a seat in a representative assembly ahould not be taken as an act of dis- loyalty to the railway was well sensed. To insinuate that thia might lend it- to political exploitation of the rail- ways is in the circumstances a great deal too apprehensive. After all the of a railway employes depends wore on the public than any particular body of railway men, and the public 111 tu6 CE56 of LI national utility can be relied on to safeguard the interest et thoir particular property. Mr. Hanna was, without doubt, guid- ed by the best of motives in issuing bis order. To detach the National Railways from anything of political Interference and patronage is a prin- ciple that should be rigorously employ- ed; but in being too jealous to guard ajainst this, there is always the dang- er of overstepping the short distance which is said to lie between the sub- lime and the ridiculous. show for their belief, that they have had considerable success In affecting public opinion. The contention has hitherto been, in the face of an obvious volume of sentiment in favor of re- duction, that it Is merely desired to retain the present tariff -with, perhaps, some slight modifications downward; and much has been made of the un- reasonableness of those who object to a tariff regarded by Its friends as ex- tremely moderate. With the increasing vigor, of the protectionist campaign and the apparent rallying to the cause of a good many interested, the tone is changing from a desire to hold what they have to the obtaining of what they have not now but hope-to acquire. This note, remarks .the Winnipeg. paper, will be sounded with growing persistence, in the coming weeks while the tariff Is being remodelled.. Those industries which think they could do with a higher tariff upon the imports that compete with their goods join in the clamor for "adequate pro- tection." Mr. Meighen, 13 his address at Petermoro, declared that he was in favor of just enough protection and no more; but there is no guarantee in that formula that the Interests of the consuming public will be safeguarded. "Who is to decide what is enough? In the face of the present outlook there appears the strong need of the supporters of a low tariff to stand to- gether against the reactionary element who will count it an and will weicome any want of cohesion in those opposed to a high tariff, as something whereby they might profit to push the tariff as high as the oppor- tunity will allow. With the tariff as an issue, the outlook when Parliament meets will become decidedly Interest- ing. In this respect, it is well surmised that the result of the election in West Peterboro will have considerable in- fluence in the encouragement H twill give the Government should its can- didate win out, in the way the tariff policy will be handled. sculptures dating'from B. C. 2000, 2. The statues of Athone and Zaus by.Phidiaa. 't 3. Woolner, Boehni, Thornycroft, Gilbert. Brock, and I-elghton. 4. Harriet Hoamer, Emma Stelbert, Anne Whitney, Vinioa Hoxie, and Edmonia Lewis. 5. April 5th, 1917. April 16th, 1917. Better Pay For Land Surveyors C. A, Magrath Makes Strong To Be Placed on Civil Service to ap- pointments of Dominion land survey- ors Is likely soon to be largely remov- ed, according to an announcement made last night by Dr. W, J. Roche, chairman of the civil service commis- sion, In his speech before the Domin- ion land surveyors' now In annual session here. Df. Roche re- ferred to the uncertainty hitherto oc- casioned by the seasonal nature of heir work and the patronage system under which appointments were form- erly made each year, 'Involving some- hing in the nature of a scramble am- ong the candidates for jobs, wtiieh un- certainty had been rather intensified ty the preference .now-given- to re- urned soldiers and rightly so. in such appointments. The civil sen-ice com- mission has decided to recommend hat such positions in future shall be ooked upon as permanent, in which he occupants can, enjoy all. privileges SoU To An Indian; Heavy Fine Result Judgment in Case at Cardston is To Be In- dians Very Drunk Judgment was given on Saturday Ust iu the case against John Ibey of Csndston, hear-] before Magistrate Barker at 'Careston on the day prev- ious, in which the defendant wai found fulltr of selling lemon to an Indian, and fined J150 with costs. decision will be appealed. According to the evidence glvan an Indian, Gros Ventre Boy, was on the 26th arrested by Detective-Sergeant. Shaw of. ths A-.P.P. (Jruuk nnd disorderly." on questioning him as to where he obtained the liquor he stated that 'another Indian, Crying Head, had given him lemon eitract purchased from the store cf John Ibey Crying Head'was sent for by tha Ser geant and presenting himself, at firs refused to say anything In regard to tho extract, being scared of being sen to jail. Ho finally admitted that he had. purchased the extract from Ibey for the sum of J3, and that Gros Ve-n tre Boy was -with him at the time. He also stated that on the morning of the 2Sth Ibey had offered to give him j to keep his mouth shut. Crying Head deposed, when the case came up before Magistrate Barker on i the 28th, that he came to Cardston with Gros Ventro Boy and went to the store of John Ibey. Defendant, he said, went out for the eitraet and on returning produced It from his hip pocket. The Indians then left the store and went on their way home. At the end of the lane- they started drink ing the extract with Gros Ventre Boy taking the most of it. Gros Ventre Boy in his evidence said that he went to the store with his wife and Crying after they had been to Dr. Stacpool's to get some medicine for wife who was ailing, tho extract was bought and they re- turned to.their, home at Bull Home LEAGUE Or NATIONS UNQUALIFIED SUCCESS SAYS HON. N. W, ROWKLL PORTliOPlt, Ont, V. W. wu tudered a cordial re- ception hens lait on the occuslou of hlg addreu on League of Nat- ions. Mr. Rowell referred to tho Lea- gue of Nations as an unqualified suc- cess. The had boon laid for an institution that would play ;i great part In preserving tho peace of tho world iu days to come, he said. Ho expressed tho view that If the League of Nations hul served no other purpose than to provide an open forum In which International questions could be frankly discussed by the world's statesmen, it had been an experiment well worth trying. civil servants. This, he said, would remove the THE BOY ecours. The entertainment to be given to- night at 3t. Augustin's Parish Hall, in Bid of the funds tor the Boy Scouts, drawe attention to this organization as It in Hie city. The Scout movement, like every other move- ment, cannot get' along witiiout niopoy, and there Is t very laudable spirit by those who arc giving thoir In' the way of getting up an for. this object. In the' many movements made for boy welfare it !may be that the Scout norement has not been given that promlicnce which in its particular Jt.dMerrei to have, U is that rainy have not grasped all underlies the movement. But it li thoroughly appreciated be no gainsaying that tlie The iieadliner in the Washington circuit seems to be Pordney Bill. To enforce the Liquor Act needs public sympathy, says Premier Drury. No one doubt the wifldom and need of this. There is an agitation in Germany for the construction of sky-scrapers. There is still the old desire of "Ger- many over all." With the number of mayors elected by acclamation in Nova Scotia, uithor the holders -are very popular or the particular office is not popular enough to attract seekers. The "open according to President Harris, 'of tno Medicine Hat P. A. is not favored by the farmers' organization there. The objection to the open door' most peopie have is that it is too draughty. .Only out of an expected attended the convention of the 'United of NEW'Brunswick, at Fred- ericton. Tho N. B. do not ncern to have the co-operative spirit of tho farmers of Alberta. continued struggle for appointments and the uncertainty attaching hitherto o such appointments. There should also be a salary scalo, with maximum and minimum, when these permanent lositions were made. C. A. Magrath'i Appeal F. V. Seiberti presided at the lun- :heon and other speakers were Sir James Lougheed, minister of the In- terior; C. A. Magrath, member of the joint international commission, who made an earnest plea for more adeq- uate pay for the surveyors, and Dr. B. Devllle, surveyor-general who gave an interesting review of the work of his department. The speech of Sir James Lougheed was a sturdy appeal for optimism re- garding Western Canada. He saw no reason to doubt a population there ultimately of fifty million ot people when he reviewed the resources of the west and compared that Country with the United States and its progress. Sir James claimed'that Canada had distinct advantages over the United States in the possibility of rapid de- velopment, for, when the states en- tered upon this pha'sft.. the present day advantages of publicity and trans- portation were not available. MACLEOD TRUSTEES AT CALGARY CONVENTION Coulee. Crying Head after they had drunk the eitract said that if they returned to Gardston he would buy another bottle. Returning to the town both got drunk with Gros Ventre Boy being arrested. Constable Staley, of A. P. P. deposed to having a conversation with Ibey. in which he admitted selling a bottle of lemon extract but could not name the party to whom it was sold; he thought it was a Mrs. Tate. Mr. Ibey gave evidence denying the statements of. the Indians. He also denied that he had offered Crying Head to keep his mouth shut. He said that this Indian had attempted to eitract- from him to keep quiet. The bottle of extract he had admitted to the constable that he had sold was sold to Mr. Bullock, and he produced a b.aok with the .item dated Jan. 26th. After Crying HeacL'had tried to extort from him-he--hart lent him taking no security. He had nothing to show (or this. (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Feb. Faw- cett and Postmaster McNickoll are in Calgary this week .attending the trustees' convention'. There" are sev- eral, points that will up by Macleod trustees with reference to town schools. .R. L. Hackult, auctioneer, had charge of the big sale of stray borses on .the Blood Reserve on Saturday, January 29th, 1821. About 25 were sold 'at good prices, the balance would have been sold, but for tho fact that sbfno of the brands did not correspond with the list advertised and the auc- tioneer refused to. carry on the sale. The military euchre, party given by Mrs. J. McDonald, Tuesday after- noon, February 1st', was one of the most onjoyabio and pleasant affairs of the season.1 England, Scotland, Ire- land, nnd New Zea- land figured in the contest, and Aua- tralia had the most fluss ai ilia close of the afternoon. The ladies who were defending'the successful table were Mrs, -Morocr, Mrs. McNickol, Mra. Whittle and Miss Margaret Mc- Donald.' During' tha tea hour Mrs. Ferguson poured--the tea and Mrs. Embury cut the icos. Miss Margaret McNeill and Mrs. .Orady assisted In serving. Those present were Mrs. Martin, Mrs. McNl'qol, Lethbridge, Mra. Lindsay, Mra. Penefather, Lcthbridge, Mrs. Milburn, Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Strutheri, Mrs. McLean, Mrs. McNelll, Mrs. D. G. McKenzio, Mrs. Mra. Mra. Qrady, Mrs. Whittle, Calgary, Claude Gardiner, Mra.' Ferguson, Mrs. Km- bury, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Quinlaml, Mrs. Leather, Mrs. Mathe- son, Mrt. Small. Mrs. Young, a Margaret Frank Hockey See Lethbridge Game (From Our Own Correspondent) FRANK, Feb. Sinclair of Lethbridge has been a guest at the home of Mr. and, Mra. Geo. Cudoba. Postmaster Willson is visiting re- latives in Calgary. Mr. S. Dobbs and Miss M. G. Worth spent the week-end in Lethbridge. We are glad to report the senior pupils are back in school with Mr. Drake as teacher. Both teacher and pupili are putting foijb every effort to make up for the lost time. N. C. Webb, of Chin, spent Sunday with his family here. Mr. V. Hogan was the guest of Frank friends on Sunday. A number of Frank fans took ad- vantage of the special and went to Lethbridge to attend the Blalrmore- Letjibridge hockey game. Among those who went were: Mr. and Mrs. Laidlaw, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Crooks, A. Sheering, J. J. Murray, H. RIpley, M. Murphy. M. Dowsett, S. Dobbs, jerald Webb, Misses Anna and Peggie Pemman, Milka Knowli and Betty Nayior and others. Sue Temiskaming Railway for Fire Loss at Matheson Echo of Ontario Bush Fires of 1916 Heard in the Courts BriandWiflM Approval Action Supreme Council Debate on German Reparations' Agreement Expected to Be Favorable MATHESON, Ont., Feb. Allega tions that one employee of the Terais kamlng and Northern Ontario Railway Commission disregarded warning that fires burning on the railway right of way were menacing the town of Math- eson and that another official refused to send telegrams to Commissioner George Lee, advising him of the dan- ger, were made by Jt. A. Douglas, In Riving evidence before the Matheson lire arbitration board here yesterday. The proceedings arose out of the destruction of Matheson by fire on July 29, 1916, the day this section of the province was swept by bnsh fires with heavy loss of life. Sixty-one claimants, all represented by Arthur G. Slaght, Toronto, are suing the rail- road for damages that may approxi- mate alleged that the fire which wiped out Matheaon came from a fire other than the general conflag- ration which left such a trail of dis- aster and sorrow In Its wake. By agreement the question of damages is not being discussed at the present in- vestigation, but these will be assessed at a special hearing. CANADIAN WOMEN ZIONISTS TO HELP TO REBUILD PALESTINE MONTREAL, Feb. Hadas- sah organization of women Zionists at their convention here yesterday with ninety-eight delegates representing the liilerent chapters throughout Canada n attendance, discussed plans for tho contribution of the organization toward :he upbuilding of the Jewish home- and in Palestine and elected their of- icers. The western division executive s: Misg Bronfman, Winnipeg, vice- >rasident; Miss LIpchiti, Miss Fines- Iver. Winnipeg; Mrs. Goldberg, Ed- monton and Mrs. I. Jalte, Vancouver. W. J. Monle, assistant comptroller o the C. P. R. Co., died of Bleeping ickness at Montreal. PARIS, Feb. Briaad prepared to go before the cham- ber of deputies today and aik that body to approve what he did during the meeting of the supreme council last week. In addition he WH planning to request authority to deal with any tendencies on the part of Germany to evade fulfilment of the allied A declaration to effect, drafted by members of cabinet night was submitted to a full cabinet meet- ing this morning for final approval. It Is expected that the appearance of Premier BriamV in the chamber and his .report on the meeting ot the council will be. the signal for a de- bate on the results of the meeting and of the FYench foreign policy erally. Eight deputies, including Andre Tardieu and M. Moutet and Marcil Cachln, Sooialist had announced they would question the premier, and a score or more had placed their names on the list of speakers. In political circles little doutft was felt today that the chamber would give M. Briand all the authority he may require and will express confid- ence in his ability to coitinuo thii 'work in future. German Counter Proposals COPENHAGEN, Feb. Ger- man government has summoned iti financial experts to prepare counter proposals on reparations for submis- sion to the supreme council confer- ence in London In February 28, ac- cording to the Politiken's Berlin cor- respondent. Um Same LONDON, Feb. offering determined objection to the allied re- paration demands, Herr Severing, Prussian minister of home affairs, de- clared in a speech, at a meeting ot Majority Socialists that Germany should not decline all the demands in an angry fit, but should try to con- vince the allies that Germany was doing what she could do to satisfy reparation requirements, says an Ex- change Telegraph dispatch from Cologne today. The home minister declared the present demands of the allies meant the economic strangula- tion of Germany. PICKED UP IN PASSING ------------------t-------, T R MAN FIGHT AGAINST CANADIAN CATTLE GOING TO BRITAIN LONDON, Feb. Roy- al Agricultural society have re- fused to attend the national conference, to be held' in Lon- don on the Question of .the embargo on Canadian cattle and depreciates .the proposal to withdraw the restrictions. Baron U dead IB afegUad. Mr. Justice L. J. Cannom at Quebec. B. S. Balrd, former fhilrnm of the Toronto Board of XdaeeUon, Is CapL D. Dooglaa beta appointed county court dertt for Kent Ontario, Her. John odUt i In Manitoba, Is dead. Msssey, wtte ot Ctnlir D. sey, honorary president of Msaesy- Harris company, Toronto, died at Pas- adena, Cal. F. W. Stirling, C. P. R. district freight agent, Edmonton, la let-ring to go into private at Vancouver. J. H. Fox, of Vancouver, nocceda him. Lanctey Hall, a part ot Mont JUI1- University, gackville, waa bunted to the ground with a toea of exclusive of a German airplane owned by the school, which alto waa burned, Jas. Murphy, a native of tha Cariboo country, a former member of the B. C. Legislature, and a brother of Justice Murphy, was accidentally drowned when he slipped over tha bank of the Thompson liver, near Asheroft, BJ C. One hundred and British girts were brought to laaVyear and sent to positions aa household orkers in the province, according to a report submitted to the Local Coun- cil ot Women. Ninety per cent have proven satisfactory. The University of Saskatchewan will have a definite military course for the year 1982. One hour each weak will be devoted to drill and physical train- Ing 'and one hour to theoretical work. Lectures will be given on military science by officers appointed by the Militia department, covering the strat- egy of the Great War, with particular reference to campaigns and engage- ments In which the Canadians took part. The provincial government will con- tinue for another year to use for joint soldier and civilian purposes the build- Ing at Red Deer now utilised as a home for mentally deficient men. About 100 patients have been tinder treatment there during the past year, one-third of whom have been ex-sold- iers. The bulldiag, which was origin- ally the Red Deer Ladles' college, was taken over by the government as a permanent Institution for the treat- ment of mild cases of mental trouble, chronic cases being sent to Ponolcu. NEEDS HALF A MILLION TO COMPLETE NAVY PLANS WASHINGTON. Feb. Nearly half a billion will nquired to complete the United States naval building program embarked upon In 1916, the house appropriations commit- tee estimated today. LENINE, TROTSKY AND CO. SEND MESSAGE TO ITALIAN COMMUNISTS ROME, Feb. executive com- mittee M the third Internationale. Moscow, has -sent a wireless to Deputy Bombaccl of the Italian Socialist party and his followers a communication signed by representatives of all the countries adhering-to the "third" In- cluding Lenine, Trotsky, Bela Kiihn and the United States representative, Hourwich. It says that the Bombaccl party Is the only Italian faction co- operating with communist Internation- ales and urges all workmen to adhere to it and Serratl reform- who are "the confessed opponents proletariat revolution." HANNA TAKES UP RAILWAY ESTIMATES OTTAWA, Feb. estimates and other matters in connection with tho opera- tion of tho' government railways were gone over, it i.s understood, at a con- ference here yesterday between Presi- dent D. B. Ilanna, Messrs. Mitchell and Hungerfonl of the Canadian Nat- ional and Hon. J. D. Held and officials of the department of railways and canals. GERMAN PICTURE BANNED TORONTO, Feb. tho erman-made picture which was to be shown at a local theatre next week 1 not lie shown here. The new of censors, acting upon author- ty from the provincial treasurer, de- yesterday ban the plcturt, :ials For Friday, Saturday and Mon. (FEB. 4, 5, and 7, 1921) !i Car owners, here is your last chance to order your new battery for the spring at the following prices. Giye us your order now, McLaughlin, all models to 1919. McLaughlin, 1919 and 1920. Nash, 1917 and 1918......... Nash, 1919 and 1920 Chevrolet, all other models Studebaker, all .models....... .Overland, all mo'dels AD these Batteries are new and are guaranteed for 12 months. All mail orders are shipped by express when battery wanted. ALL MAKES OF BATTERIES RECHARGED AND REPAIRED lethbridge Battery Maintenance PHONE 1483 811 4TH AVE. LETHBRIDGE ;