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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta rum, rocn THK tEfllBRUXtE DAILY HCTMJP, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1920 She TMC HERALD COMPANY, LIMITED Ml tth tenth, W. A, Bttsharusi HoisssM ud Maiuuicg M BMfnecs Ma saga r TBLCPHONM Offto. Mtrwwi, par wMk year null, year fcr Weekly, ouUL per to U.I. IW I (.04 l.H and this, as we have noted, would be I asking tho Senators loo much in the] r of agreeing to their own i aomg. As something iu thp way ot over- coming the constitutional and other obstacles in the way ot abolish In; the Senate. -Mr. Cnisholni takes up the pro- cess ot "attrition" only to throw It aside. By certain jdrocatM ot Senate reform a proewi ot ho remarks, has been suggested, by which through failure to fill vacancies they occur, the venerable boiiy would gradually become extinct There are several manifest objections lo this luggestion. la the first-Place! it would take a. great deci longer than It took to wear down, the Ger- man by that process. iThe aver- age age of tbe Sxcate is t about 60 yws. Senator Power was (appointed by Hon. ilfuumder Mackenzie; there are several who were appointed by Sir Joan A. MpjCdonald, one by Sir John Abbott, and a very lange number by Sir Wilfrid Laurier. A man must be 35 years of vtse before (be can be Dsates) optrr of subscription toil? oi tt after expiration dita to Mr to tie THB ABOLITION OF THE SENATE Wtenever the Senate tlouU wfcat is I Re popular will by deteal- tog measures that have pasted the Lsrwet House, there Is the cry for the reform if not the. abolition of the But a call for the abolition of the Senate Is one thing; its aboil- tins Is another. Members of the are as firmly lodged in their as .they firmly hold on to lite in tit longevity they ajipear to enjoy triM they hear the talk about the abolition ot the can 1m a gjne how chuckle, in the knowl edge ot what they have "up their sleeve." Tbe Senators are masters of thelr'fftte so far as being anchored to the Senate House In i measure which perhaps the publlo In general Is not ainn of. They hare the last say or tile cutlng rote, In the matter aid witi u much pride, and if more tirarmnce, can utter the boast of.the late.Marshal McMahon, In the plural, ''We are, we It the Senate u to be abolished, it will only be by the will ot the august assembly coupled with that of the House o Commons; but It can be taken ai nsid that elderly gentlemen with a highly comfortable club, enlivened by the diversion ot deciding on the at- tain .of nation, are not prone to. 'cut themtelTM off-from the joys of life, .not to mention an emolu- ment of 12500 for life for a ses- sion of 30 days which Is their happy d to Senate. Allowing, therefore, for exceptional longevity pon tho part of any ol the more re- eht 'appointees. It it plalu tbat 30 ara or rpqro would pass before the ast specimen was extinct. And In hat space ot time many governments have come and gone. In fact t fs quite conceivable that when the process .was partially complete for- ensdent would come to power which would sJtceumb lo tbe datural temple- ton of filling all the vacancies with its own appointees. having control of botb'fChambern.: -Human natnra Is not to trusted in a proposition of this kind- In fact the danger of even delaying in the tfiitof ol was to Sfr.JVIJfrld Laurier In when, after his defeat, he wit- nested Sir Robert Borden filling seats Two Cases of 'Flu To Confer on Feed Situa Business Concern rKrom Our Own RAYMOND, Feb. voting on the formation of the Southern Irriga lion district will place Mon- day. Feb. 9, Instead ot Feb. 1 as was (iisl announced. The- dale was chang ed In view of tbe stako conference o the L.D.S. chruch it Magrath Satur dny and Sunday. This event Is one ot considerable importance and It was felt by T. J. O'Brien, rsturntngVti cer. that many vho otherwise wouli vote would be prevented on account o the It is expected that n heavy vote wil bo polled. Reports from Magralh Welling and Stirling state that thi farmers ot those districts affected b: the proposed irrigation extension ar coming in large numbers Monday C Jensen, of Magrfith, who has been a valuable worken for Irrigation, and who Is mentioned as one of the can- didates ,tor the office of trustee, said vesterday tbat a hundred, farmers would be here for ths Not only will the. question'of the erection of the district 'be! voted on MURDERED MAN WHO HOUNDEb HIM OUT OF ALL JOBS HE HAD CHICAGO, Feb. me out ot every Job I've bad alnce e fired mo four years was the: explanation given the police ywUr-! ay by Bernard Donovan, 32, held lor: shooting ot Heury T. Swegmai, hlef claims ajteut ot the Pennytl- raula Lines, who office yeeterday. oscrari; who escaped atter tae shooting, later surreniiered. He blam- ed Swegman tor discharge Iron .he employ ot an express company iarller In the day. At the detective mreau he was Identified "Jack" Donovan, who shot and killed a negro porter la 19H. PA AICKED UP 5SING IN FOR THK UAN Kev. Dr. William Sparling, pastor of Centenary Methodist church. Ha rati- on, has accepted a call "to HrsC MetO- odlst church, iHe also had Invitation from Douglas Church, Montreal. HEIDATJABER An Isolation aoipKal for measles la arged at Calgary. Henry P. Fletcher baa resigned as U. S. Ambassador lo Mexico. Stephen N'oion, prominent Ingersoll nslness man, dfejd at-Toronto. East Kent, I.-tberala decided not to oppose Hon. Manning Doherty, On tftrlo Kin later ot agriculture. Canada', labor F. Ai Ac- land and Tom Moore, aiTived lu Paris. George R. clerk In Trenton post office sentenced to --three years for; robbing the malls. Chas. Hamilton, C. P, R. bridge con- tractor and ft Nelson, B. C., old timer 1 James Yoiug Smiley ot Woodstock, a prominent man In muni- cipal, church and other public affuln, died at the age of. fUty-nve. the Brit victim of slMpliiE sickntss lu the these profesckms In direction of all alike might be, werc'apt'to modify there protections tke direction ot tbe Interests ot the sec- tion of conm'Ulty which they represested. The Canadian Bank el Commerce has been oHctally delegated by the Italian Treasury to tloos m Canada the Stitk lUlUn War Loin. -Tae hsse frice it tke rate of 87 1-! for etery 1H of j la worta, a pur- J. E. Myers, Private Secretary to chaser will a Bond for 100 Hon. J. H. King, B. C., Minister' of j lire for every" I7'U Inter- Public Works, formerly ol Cranbrook, has bean appolnted'General Secretary ot the National Llboral Organlutlon An Austrian's Love Affair- Miner Severely Injured By Fail of Rock (Krom Out- OTV-E T'ABER, Feb. Jan. 37th a iton of the District Court was held n the Courthouse, Judge Jackson presiding. which held Liberals, with Dr. R. J. Dwyer, chief ot the medical staff ;ot St. Michael's Hospital, Tor- onto, Is it took the E. D. and B. C. Peace River train hours to more 26 miles one day last week. The snow was from four to five feet deep. Frank L. Patton ol Winnipeg, has siipportcrs of tho Conservative party. No government, would take such a rirt. In its reference Mr. Chlsholm's article, lha Drain Growers' Guide throws a sidelight on the formation nf the original Senate when it says "It was tiftt 72 Senators, with salaries, asd holding office tor life, were to be appointed to start the Senate ca Kn career on the first Dom- inion Dfty, when the Dominion came into being; and a pact, or to lets grandiloquent word. political deal, tbat thoae appointments should made from among men already la legislative manclls of the United PTorlneee (now Ontario Quekec) and the Maritime Provinces greased for the qaebee resolution! In tke Legislatures of what some- times described now the .aenior ot the Domhsion." H. E. M. conlributes an article to the Grain Onide in which he treats of the abolition of the Senate, presenting the difficulties which stand In tbe way of iay such procedure. The Senate, he states, was, a, compromise of C-cnfederation. The creation of the Upper. Chamber was really a condition of Oonfedera- tipn. In connection wlih this he refers the debate over the adoption of the two chamber: system, with Hon. George Brown's utterances when he explained that "Our Lower Canada (zieadft have, agreed to give us repre- sentatfon by population In the Lower HOUM on the express condition that they-ehall have equality In the Upper From this Jlr. Chlsholm that there must be two parties to> flu ahoHtlon of tbe Senate (namely thresEfai ftn ftmendment of the con- these two parties being the CaeavSft 'pssrUuaeiit and the King. Mr. Chhbolm draws attention to the tket rnat an amendment to tho Brltili North Act must be preceded by m Joint petition from the of Pftrlfament. For snch ft tar aMWdmect as tfca abolition of tke sot only would both to be party to the pett tlosj, Mt there nnst ollvSoisly be virt Ml oiftntnlty, tt His Majesty were to consent. A nnanlm otu.petition from tbe Commons (erea if It could be obtained) would net have weight, ttt.ee His Majesty would no likely to entertain the proposal o Me House for the abolition ot the otter.' In fact a unanimous petition from the Commons could not be ob for the reasons set forth the eondltkpns relating to the crea tton of the Senate, it was to to protector of minorities. Sup for Inittnce, that' the grea of tie members on both T the OrXBroons were to Tote In- faton of a resolution for Senati abolition, aad yet tbe four members fof Prince Edward Island, or major lly of (he membem from.Quebec (or for that matter a majority, o: the oiembers of any of the provinces should rote agilnsl the resolution then the danger of a break in Con federation, should Ihe petition be granted, would, undoubtedly, TV with His Majesty In giving his deci slon. Prince Edward Island has only four members In the Commons of It has also four members in a Senate o( JG, and, therefore, a larger say i Ihe Upper than in the Lower House THE OF THE P.O. DEPARTMENT Whan one takes stock of the letter boxes in the streets of tbe city, he Is bound !a wonder tbt Fan O'floe authoritiea regard him as being in ol a capacious brain where- but three trustees will also be elect- ed. This rote will be takon'immedi- ately following lha one of .the forma- tion ol the district. Both' elections vrll! be over by five o'clock Monday will be V big day in' Raj uBd. A celebration Is beliiK planned that will be In keeping with the epocb- marklng event, for such an event It Is. The extension of 'irrigation to the extent of bringing an additional 000 tortile acres under the ditch is one of vast importance, to.the'.develop- me'nt of this country.', A mbellng haa been called for Wednesday, night in the Knight Academy auditorium when the farmers of this dltlritt will per- fect arrangements tor {be eatertaln- raent of the visitors also discuss the selection of a man for the position of trustee from "tits" district U Is expected that. Raymbnd.-Magrath und Stirling will each be'repreiiriteA on the board ot trusteee. With two cases of 'flu reported Dr Greenaway, medical lieftlth' officer supported by the Board of Health, ia taking every possible precaution to lire vent the spread of malady. A mass been called for tonight when the.doctor- will speak on the question ot contagion, tlie rules ot quarantine, symptomsrof--the Dis- ease, means of prevention, and kindred subjects. The meeting, which hss-the indorsement, ot the ;tewn, seB.ool.and church leaders, will be held in ins Kaight Academy. l The seed situation be discuss- ed at a joint meeting of ot Trade 'and in: the." United Church There are many phases that are worrying some of "the farrijers and It is expected that :poMi will be dwelt with by men. who sire familiar with the sied situation. A report oi the recent U.r'.A. convention 41 Cal- gary will also be given by accredited Mr. A. Harball was up for trial on !our charges ot Ihelt. .Mr. Conybeare, K.C., appearing'for, .the Crown and Sir. B. L. Cooke for the defendant. Mr. 'Conybeare announced that the Crown ilecJdjd not lo prosecute ana In consequence all.charges against the acculed were dismissed: In the', case of flower vs. Taylor, suit was entered by Bcnvo.- against Taylor for the price ol a half Interest In a, Meti cir, burnt in a garage lletlKW, and also for wages and a hotel bill. Judgment was given the Plaintiff for the hotel bill and wages claimed, but the Judge held tbat there was not sufficient evidence to proya the sale of the Interest In the car to Taylor.'- In this cese'B: L. CooSe. fnr the and J. H. Prowseforthc defendant. Several other were postponed till the Belt session.' On SaturdftT, Jan, 24th, Adani Bryan, a miner at the Canada West Mine mauined severe tnluriM been made assistant general manager of, the Dominion Bank. Ralph K. Besrlsto becomes manager at Winni- peg. He was formerly at Calgary, Lyrnan Bloom, farmer, of Hardistj, Alta., Is separated from hts wife, who was Louise West of Winnipeg, after 12 hours of married life. The couple were married after a short acquaint- ,Masked men held up Henry O'Brien in bis home on the Ilalleybury road, near North Cobalt, and at the point o: a revolver J95, leavlnj him trussed to the bed. -Art treasures, at were destroyed in a fire which swep hrough the annex of tbe American Fine building in' West Fifty eighth street, New York. through ft i .of rock tilling upon in indelibly written tbe various. times ot ths day In which these letted boxes are cleared. It may be a tlon. llment to the Individual on the parl t the P. O. authorities, but it is pea to question whether tbe Individ; al would be Inclined to take this iuch and to reciprocate the spirit which is apparently shown. These eceplacles for -letters for the convey encf. of the public are a standing oVfj as to the methods ot a public .epartment. They are presumed to :onvay Information, but of information here Is none. In some cases Ills cards on which the time ot clcarnncu supposed to be are unreadable, in other cases they are Just a blank, bear-' ng the Intimation that "you post your letter and lake your choice as lo when It will start on Its way to where It Is intended to In their present condition the pillar boxes on the streets are neither use- ful nor ornamental, If the conven: lence of the public is Intended, the P.O. authorities go tbe other way In their aim, as the present condition of the pillar boxes only tends lo annoy- ance when a novice in the practice ol using them, in coming to one of them to save a wklk to tho Post Office, finds out that tie has tu make the trip all the same In that there II nothing to tell him when the missive ha wants posted will be carried with Ihe chance that 'it will reach Its destination at the time Intended. It la not (be fault of (he local mmier Uut the pillar boxes are in the useleeg they are in. En- quiries made show that ho has mado requests for the necessary cardboard for filling In (he clearance times and Is still expecting them, we. presume, in the spirit that Christmas Is cftmlng. The negligence of tho. P. O. Dejwrtmenl In this respect Is scandalous, In lhat It shows a poor regard for the convenience of the pub' licaild, are present, be- tokens a waslo of public money In Iho erection ol pillar boxes which fail lo serve Iheir purposes. While wo are referring U. the P. O. Department, we may draw attention to the latest whim on its part. It I? that the postal monthly returns ivtiicli Committee British Columbia. Colonel Frederici Guest of St. Thomas has resigned from. his..posi- tion ol provincial -health officer lor that district and has accepted the of- fice ol director of medical service for Saskatchewan. Tentative plans for a trans-continen- tal air'race this year between New York and Nome, Alaska, A'distance ol 41870 by1 the American nylng club. It Is'proposed o cross Into at Ncrthgate and iroceed north-westerly by way of Ed- aohton.1 j On Sunday', afternoon there was' baptized at Elm Park, Alberta, the sixteenth child of M. and Madame Gagne.' All the children" were bora in AlberU. The last born re; celved the nams of Marie ASberUna. M. Gagne has a large farm In Spruce 3rbve which he has been cultivating for the last twenty-four years. Adoption'of the' principle of1 adult suffrage in' all elections thro'sighout Manitoba, extension of the compul- sory school attendance age from .14 to 16 years, free.text books in all grades, enlargement, .of. tbe Mothers' allow- ance and all election deposits, are legislative reforms urged upon the Manitoba government gov- ernment by delegation representing Manitoba labor. The group system of government was deprecated by- Bishop, Beuwoll in his annual charge tovthe 'Anglican Synod ot Ontario' at Kingston; His Lordship said kthere .was a: danger- ous .tendency in political life-towards the. formation of groups representing certain classes of the community, whicU, 'however, lofty 'tlielr .profes esi will be at the of I per cent per annum to' commence January 1st, 1920. Bonds will be luied to At at 100. 2M, 2.000. K.OW and llro. The above btnk'wlll be gUd to fur- ther particulars to anyone Interested. Quick Service ON Victor Records Ask 115 for any Record In the big GET THE LATEST "TAXI" Our clerks will' give you prompt, courteous service. Records mailed .to-.out-of- town cusotmers same, day or- der Is guarantee safe delivery. ASK FOP THE BIG ffREE CATALOG. Sent anywhere. R1SCI, IMP HeW if the delegate! ot the local union. Several Important Board of Trade matters will be discussed also, according to' L. D. King, president of that organiza- A new business' house opened its doors In Raymond 'last.' Saturday. Messrs. Brawerton and ;KInsey, one a prominent local merchant' and the other a stockman. The Is in the hands of an experienced meat cutter and the ma'rtel presents it clean, smart appearance. The new firm Is occupying the old home ot Iho Broadway atore. LAV! PLEADS FOR I. Writes Electors in Paisley Stat Deals With Irish Question LONDON, Feb. .Canadian Bonar Law, government leader ot the House ot Coiiimons, has written lo the Unionist candidate In Pnlsley, where ei-Premier 'Asquith Is running on -the Liberal licXel, recom- mending him !'io ctery elector who believes ilt In -the tiatlonnl Interest thai itho present government sliould Several new'sjiaperS describe this letter as a half coupon from (he coall- lionists. Mr. Asniilth devoted yesterday to the Irish .question. Ho declared that the only effectual means of gelting-.at the rnol nf Ihe Irish trniibls was .n. gcner- lu addition (o this a Joint have been accustomed to tie Riven to of.b.o.th Houses, the. public, through Ilic press lire now ous system of Irish government, He was, ho saiii, prepared lo give the new IrUli parliament control over, customs and excise in order' that the Irish might be in this respect on the samo footing as the gcK-governlng domin- ions. He would not rcfu.su tQ consider dispassionately any scheme of SSttlc mnnl. Jt was not to be Supposed that an Irish parliament would make any thing in the nature'of a prcilatory sys tern of fiscal Injustice ngalnst Ulster To croJII them with that wna It credit them with the Intelligence o: Ravages. Tho principle of folf-determl nation sncinlrt1 bo applied also to Scot land. It was commonaense to Ireo tin Imperial parliament from tho burden cnnnrH be adequately dlscharg him. One le( was fractured In aev era! places, and other lesser injuries received. He Is now convalescing in the Taber hospital Mr. George Roberts is home at pre- sent from Drumheller, as also Mr. Charles Kenyeres.'. White Ash mine has closed down 'or the season, and the Canada West has begun to run light. Mrs. Alex Scott ot who lias been -TiMtlng her sister, Mrs. J H. Robinson, for three weeks returned home last.- Mr. and R. Tpdd and Mr. and Mrs, J. T. Willand were vliltors to Lethbridge list Wednesday. Last week was one of disaster for the Taber Hockeyrteftm, and on their own rink. .On. evening Pincher. Creek defeated Taber by 7 to 5 in ft close game and on Friday even- ing Lethbridge repeated the dose by 7 to 1. However the local fans are still confident that they hate the best team in the League, but would like to dis- cover who has boodoed the rink. A record crowd Is expected at the G.W.V.A. concert tonight, (Feb. 2) In tbe Tabar school auditorium. We learn that the 'flu has onca more invaded Canada and is on its march westward. Wtiat: plans 'are tbe Board of Health making to repel the enemy? Now is the time to make preparation before.tbe foe Is at the ana the are overwhelmed with work.' We do' not want the'de- bacle ol last winter. We want thor- ough organization and equipment this time. A cafeteria supper in the dining- room of the.King -George- holel will lie served by the ladles of tho Method- ist Church on Friday, Feb. 6lh at 6 p.m. The next meeting ot the Women's Institute will be held in the home of Mrs. E. It. Vickery on Friday at 3 p.m. A travel talk.will be given by Nursing Sister Fowler who saw ser- vice In the late waV in France, Galll- poll and Egypt. -There will also he a discussion on some aspects of Cana- dian civics. The Course of True tbve One of our Austrian citizens, a oung man of courage, industry and irift has been proving out the adage iat the course of true love never uus smonlk. First there was a rival o keep hiro guesalrig, then a reluctant arenL to be overcome, and finally tie theft last Tuesday of the 12500.00 irawn from tho bank to be given the nther as a honorarium for the hand his charming daughter. But love ountl a way, on Friday evening the codding hells were sweetly chiming, ind on Saturday '-night the young were cMvarled In tholr own ionic, lint It was a .dastardly deed 0 plilago the lover's shack .when he was lying ill in llie hospital, a'nd we '.rust the perpetrators.will .he speedily WUGLEYS The Greatest Nattfe In Goodu-Land under instructions withhold, for tin reason, no doubt, lliat wimt is n publi department is no oonc-ein of Itio public. .1. llscovereil and punished 'severely. Mrs. W. It, family, left on Monday Aftertlnon'tfor a months' trip to tholr .way they will spend a few In Calgary viall- Ing with Miss Holllngueil. The High School1 pupils clylng farewell social Veterans', liall lo Miss Nora Osmpboll on Wednesday evening. BOX CAR THIEVKS SHOOT DETECTIVE (JOLUMIltrs, Teh, Charles I'D union of this detective for Ihe Pennsylvania Railroad nrid a bro- ther of Howard the magi clan of N'ew York, wan murdered last night ttir railroad yards in Hast evidently, .by' bo.t car thieves. Thurslon hncl been shot bight times In ihr: tack with n revolver nnd is believed ID tiled Instantly. Several bin cars nearby hurl been looted. HEWING GUM SCALED TIGHT KEPT RIGHT ;