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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta fHE DAILY HERA? J) rUESDAY.'PEimUABY THE LETHORlQGt HERALD PRINTINQ COMPANY. UMITBD 4 South, W. A. nUCUAN'AN [lost In tin1 lAkesldo .byo-elei'tUm, whoro UIIQ of his .Cabinet Ministers, just culli'il t'.i tliu Ciovermnunt, I j seeking tMidorsutlon, would Tlio result (jivos his Government fresh hopes. Thu sent has been held by a consiUt-niMy Incroitsed majority. It was a purely rural riding ami the Do You Know? Weekly, li, afember Audit M-p-p-. Vaneourer. is reported ill with double pneumonia, j J. T. Wiliard is expected home from his sojourn in the U. S. about the middle of the month. A good many cases of sickness are reported-in the town and district, and the medicos are kept busy. MANITOBA'S FARMER WAS HELD AT WHTTLA (From Our Own Comnpondent) WHITLA, Fob. 6.--T1W ball at Ensign hall lut night wu a huge success. Sonnl vlalton wen present from outdde potnU, the t limes all good and everyone had fine time. Julia Lyon u a POPULATION took flnlt tor lady, while Frank Sturm aa a cowboy drew first for best coatuned gent. WINNIPEG, Feb. impos- The priie for best comic went Up Oeo. ed in Manitoba for running municipal Ensign. The judges were P. H. Cola- governments was accord- man, C. L. Fowler and Henry ing to statistical information compiled music by Mrs. Coleman and Al En- by the department of the municipal i sign. May Llnehart came orer from commissioner. the 'Hat to attend the masquerade. She .was neatly costumed. Mailna Richardson was simply treat In her Canada." SEND OUT WAR MEDALS OTTAWA, Feb. department of records of the Dominion govern- ment is busy just now receiving med- aia from Britain and shipping these The total population of Manitoba is This means that every man, woman and child in the province ia'representation of "Miss assessed a tai of annually for i Lunch was served at midMlght by the municipal purposes. j ladies ot the U. F. W. A. in U. F. A. Of the persons living in the "all- province, (52.843 are farmers, the! Lucille, the little dauchter of Mr. statistics show. WINS HUDSON'S BAY RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP WINNIPEG, Feb. Irene and Mrs. Gilroy, who has ill for the past two weeks, U recovering. Roup is playing sad baroc with Mrs. Harry Gray's Hock of white wyan- dottes. fd date she has mirferad tha loss of five valuable pullets. She la working heroically in an endeavor to stop the ravages ot this disease, BO Mounce is announced as first appoint- dreaded by poultrymen. tee under the Hudson. Bay Company I Mrs. Earl Wegar, who went to Med- Hesearch Fellowship, which was es-1 icino Hat hospital some time ago, tablishetl last spring on the occasion quite sick, is now home looking much of the 250th anniversary of the found-1 improved in health. ing of the company. The purpose of Albert Zuberbier has installed a the fellowship is to encourage re-1 feed grinder in the building former- search in some branch of pure or ap- plied science. Miss Mounce holds tho M. A. from the University of British Columbia and is at present studying ly used as a blacksmith shop and is doing quite a business. Charlie Freeman IB pretty badly used up w.ith sciatica rheumatism. >ut to various Canadian participators I at the University of Manitoba in the n the great war. Some service i department of botany, as holder of the medals were received in the last i studentship under the Dominion Coun- old Tory stronghold by a the two factions. General Hertzog and indicates to what a his principal colleagues made' it clear feeling has thought agues ___ that their program envisaged republic- anism and secession from the empire, a prospect that, in the view of the Dutch-speaking businessmen, meant isolation and stagnation. At the same time the representa- tives of the rural Boers were indif- ferent to or suspicious of General Smuts' economic policies, which were intended to foster the development ot manufacturing and other industries ia South Africa. General Smuts' next move was to issue a manifesto "appealing to all right-minded South Africans, irrespec- tive of party or race to join a new party, which will be .strong enough to safeguard the permanent interests of the union against the disruptive and destructive policy of the Nation- alists." Shortly afterward, in October last, a congress of the South African party was held, but the delegates de- clined to form a new party, and offer- ed the Unionists and others the pros- pect of absorption, rather than of part- nership. So when the.Unionist con- vention .was held two weeks Sir Thomas Smartt called upon his fol- lowers to sweep aside all considera- tions of the party, -all doubts and all thoughts of bargaining and "do the big thing in a big way." Although it was not an easy matter for the Unionists to efface themselves and abandon honorable and valued associations they decided to cast in their lot with the South African party with an enthusiasm 'which was sur- prising. The spirit In which the sac- rifice svas made was .evidently inspir- ed by admiration of the roie played by the South African parly during the war. General Smuts, strengthened by the amalgamation, then began to proclaim the danger of the Nationalist policy and its possibilities of civil war. Hort- zog answered that wheii the National- ists talked of republicanism' they were thinking of a remote future. "Neither I nor any Nationalist" want i blood he declared. "It is norely one of Smuts' bogieo." The Nationalist leaders then began to tress the economic issues telliiiK the farmers that the bad conditions of tho country were duo to Smuts and his English friends. As for the labor party, it has ap- parently confined Ita attention to issues and shown hostility to hnth the other parties. Col. Cress- well, its leader, who liaii a distinguish- crushing degree proper to show itself. ''The victory hag a double signific- ance, it is a complete rebuff for the Meighen government and it is a bril- liant triumph for Liberal ideas." Le Soleil, Quebec "The result is chiefly a warning to Mr. Meighen to give up the govern- ment. Tho fact that the cities of this Conservative county have, given a strong majority to Mr. Gordon means that the tariff question is not con- Toronto World "The Peterboro ed war record, however, pledged'him- self lo support the constitution. Ap- parently, the labor party convinc- ed that election exigencies had (nag- agement of Toron- rtlflod tho tf tho Nationalist to. Results are mlfl to be eiicourag- bye-election is a black eye for the government. The government displayed poor judgment in running a second Conservative can- didate to Mr. Burnham, who was first in the field and could have been re- turned by acclamation, and he would have given independent support to the government. However, post mor- tems -ire of no avail unless profit is from what they disc-lose." Halifax Chronicle "Tho verdict is not only a grim dis- appointment; it is a smashing defeat for the government and following so closely its dramatic reverse in East Elgin, it may well prove disastrous. At all events, it is unmistakeable evi- dence that Ontario has ceased to be a Conservative stronghold and the government has not won popular confidence." Saskatoon Star; "Both Liberals and Conservatives are now clamoring for an election as a result of this live-election. There is reason for one. undoubtedly, but hav- ing waited KO long it is Just a ques- tion whether the country could not afford to wait one year and see, and enable the west, after the census this year, to tfet the increased representa- tion to which it is entitled." The Fort William Times-Journal: "It is hardly libnly that Premier Meighen will take the verdict of West Peterboro as a mandate to go to tho country. "A group election, like a group gov- ernment, :L somewhat ungatis- factroy basis for determining the sen- timent of the majority of the electors, and the deductions tAat may bo drawn from the result in West Peterboro will be as varied as tha opinions of the persons eiprcssing them." OLD GOLD MINE IS BEING WORKED AGAIN PORT ARTHUR, Feb. St. Anthony, one nf the famous old gold mines of thin district, has been pumped out and operated again by a syndicate under the man- hipment. Only those .who have seen ervice in France are entitled to the uedals. Some cards a day are ,de out in connection with what was the Canadian expeditionary force and the distribution of these medals will take place as promptly as receiv- ed from Britain. USE AIRPLANE TO PURSUE MOSQUITO VANCOUVER, Feb. exter- cil of Scientific and Industrial Re- mlnation of the mosquito pest Indirect- search. [iy through the use aa airplane is Miss Mounce purposes working out being planned by the provincial gov- her new fellowship at the Manitoba University under the direction of Prof. Buller. where she will continue her research on the diseases of trees. eminent. An aerial survey of the Praser river delta as the first step in a scheme to curb the annual appear- forest I ance of swarms I been ordered. of mosquitoes has Will You Try Anything' Once? THEN try SENATOR Smoking Tobacco. Inveil 15c. in a package and fil! up your pipe with real Virginia tobacco the genuine sun-dried leaf. As sure as you think the old pipe is the sweetest smoke in the world, you'll be trying SENATOR a dozen times a day and liking it better every time you smoke it Get that try-out package to-day. SAVOKINO TOBACCO "Deliciously Fragrant" In ISc. Packages and JA pound ;