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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD anuun PAGE or UVI LOCAL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1921 SECOND SECtlON LETHKIUIXiE. 4LBEHTA. SECOND SECTION PAGE SEVEN IE TO HOLD MARKET SAY OPEI American Coal Competition Grows and Coal Industry in Doldrums That concerted action on the part W the operators of District No. IS will be an effort to bring down the price of coal, and with jt the wafcs now being paid the miners trader the existing agree- ment which expires March 1022, is indicated by reports received by the Herald from a number oC the coal flelds of the province. "The price of domestic coal at the pltmouth is now over IT a. laid one hi discussing the matter ot miners' wasjes with tie Herald. that price we cannot compete in Manitoba with the U.S. coal Imports. Coal are coming down in the States and they are going; to forc- ed lower. It we do not get the pries of Alberta coal down to rock bottom, the Americans are Going to tteal away the market we built.up in Manitoba, and wbat. is worse, they give us a hard chase In Saskat- whewan. They will ho. able to meet nt more than half way across Sas- katchewan-anil that would be a seri- pus blow." The operators indicate that they perfectly willing to cut their pro- fits if the mlner> will stand a -wage cut in order that the cost of coil may be brought down, the present market Held held, and the mines kept busy. But it the miners refuse to co-operate, it will mean the worst stagnation ot -the coal industry this province has Men In many long years. The operators also point out that (hey allowed the re-opening ot the wage agreement by the miners last year when changes In wage, agree- ments were made in U.S. fields, and they think the miners "of Alberta co-operate on a similar basil f The fact that both- operators and miners haTe applied to Ottawa for plication alleges that the trustees named did take profit from a con- tract ot the Skiff Consolidated School No. 58, of which they were members of the board of trustees; that they did receive'compensation for work done on behalf of tho said corporation, which compensation vjas Dot a compensation, for acting as sec- retary, nor for school site.- In tho act alleged it is said that the trustees violated section 102, chapter 75, of the school ordinance. The particulars complained of are that the said O. A. Borgen and Henry Jergens did build barn on the school grounds of the Skiff Consoli- dated School District and did receive pay for so doing from the school dis- trict; that they did furnish water for the school from a slough, and that the said water was unfit for drinking purposes for the pupils; and that they had received pay for hauling the water. Borgen admitted to building the bun and further that the trustees had been paid ?3 a meeting. W. S. Ball for the appli- cants, and 1. C. Heniiry for the trus- tees. BANK CLEARINGS Bank clearings for the week ending today were as against for the. cor- responding week a ycur ago. Pass Resolution Stating That Present Regulations Are Greater Evil Than Old System Members of the Trades and Labor Council, of Lethbridge at their meet- ing Wednesday night unanimously passed a resolution supporting the OPPOSE ARYSITE Situation Explained at Luncheon on Freight Rates Captain Junney. of Ottawa, tolil the members of ilio. board that lie In tho head of a eunipauy will, ill thirty days, s'art an air K'.'rvici! to Fort Nornian and the northern oil Heldn. lie appealed to the business- men to with their criticism mull tho company has u chance to prove what It can do. He spoke of tbo development of mechanical inventions from the first steum engine and motor car ami told of the possibilities the airphrao in the worth country. ST. Will Conducted by Rev. C. Bickersteth From Feb. 19 to 22 four d; m. Mary's, 19th days' mixion 'Will begin; at North Lethbridge, on Feb- 19th to February 82nd. It will be conducted by Bev. Cyril Bicker- stcth, ot the Community ot the Resur- rection, Mirfleld, Yorkshire, Bug. This N'o further opposition will bo taken y members of the board ot trade as I a body to the placing or the Carnegio i Library in Gait Gardens. A report j was submitted to the board today to j thiH effect- and adopted. i3. C. MacKentie, who was appoint-; ed last Thursday as chairman ol' the committee to meet with the library i iioard, explained TVat the matter of Xialt Gardens and "other sites were thoroughly gone into at u meeting last'week. It was shown that the plans for Gait Gardens had been pro- ceeded with to the-extent .that plans bad bees> received from New York. action of the Moderation league Mr MacKanVte ,Z KittMiiaiin. n. also said that it waa circulating its petition for gorern- vendors of liquor. Other ques- tions, discussed were the citizens' committee, unemployment, housing scheme, renewed industrial organiza- pointed, out to .'the committee of the board that if opposition was raised to'this proposal a- Carnegie library would. be forever loat to Lethbridge. tiou and the so-called "open shop." I M close of Ws >'8nort E. C. Mac- The foliowing Is the resolution oa said some members ot tha Vie liquor question: i board's were still opposed "Whereas existing regulation of the to tils Placing, of ths library iu Gait liquor traffic in the Province of AW Gardens. H. A. Smilh moved the berta has allowed said traffic to be-1 of the report and D. B. Har- come even a greater evil than seconded it. the old license system, as evidenced by the activities of the bootleggers; and "Whereas the last-plebiscite offers ..continuation of the office ot direc- j miss to, with whic h Father IT to point to tse belief that both em- ployers and employees see a period of waft adjustment downward ahead, and they want Commissioner Arm- strong to be on hand to settle dis- A convention of the IT. M. W. at A. dlstttct No. 19 la understood to be likelr to be ailed shortly, when the question of. any possible cut will be tne paramount question dis- cussed, ducted sen-ices at St. Auguftin's a few years ago, is a member. The mission of Father Bull, U will be re- membered, created, a treat deal of interest at the time. Mr. Bickersteth is considered to be a foremoat mis- of the Community the RMUFrectlon. Lethbrtdie nu ike distinction of being the only .one ot the smaller cities selected for the Ker. Blcker- steth's mission. He will here from YancouTir, to whirl; he has gone from New York. He has held a mission there and will hold one In Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Toronto, and Montreal. Hard to Believe it's Winter Time; in Sunny Southern Alberta flsh story. had a butterfly story yester- day and today we have a duclc yarn. Friend Marion at the power house claims that two weeks ago he saw four perfectly good aud alive Mallards swimming around in the open water pear the intake. Wm. Groves of the C.P.K. freight nheds staff, who lives on 20th St. N.. says that a week ago yesterday he saw a large yellow butterfly flying round in front of the house. The cat went out and caught it. Today the strongest chiuook of the winter is blowing, the snow is prac- tically all gone, and so is the ice in skating and curling rinks. The mercury stands over 50 above. The following naturalizations havo been approved by Judge Jackson: i Nicola Daenone, laborer, of Barons. a native of Italy, wbj> came to Can- ada, entering: at the- port of Quebec, on August aon. Albert of Maybntt, of Polish nationality, born in Galicia, and who cariie to Canada, entering at the port ot Quebec, on August 25th, 1905. Frederick Blask, farmer, of Del Bonita, born in Germany, came to Canada, entering at the port ot Van- couver from tho United States, in June. 1904. Wilfrid James Stewart, farmer no solution to this problem, hut will most likely only exaggerate the evil; "Therefore be it resolved that this Lethbridge Trades Labor Council do heartily endorse the petition at present in circulation by the Modera- tion league-; and be it "Resolved thst copies of this resolu- tion be forwarded to the executive of the Alberta Federation of Labor with recommendation that they interview the government in favor of said peti tion; and also a copy be forwarded to the Premier of the Province." Goddsrd, born in Lindsay, Ontario, a cittien of the United States, having gone there with his parents .when boy ajid naturalised there. Came to Canada, entering at Coutts, from Huron 1911. The'application-oT JSthereiark Bell, charwoman, Lethbridge, a uegress, born in Pltuibnrg, U.S.A., who entered Canada from Port Emerson, in June, 1912, coming from Chicago, was re- jected through failure ot the appli- cant to attend before his Honor. HINDU BEAT CHINAMAN OUT OF HIS BOARD BILL At the city police on Thursday, John Singh, a Hindu, was fined with costs, or 3D days, for fraudulently obtaining board and lodging from Joe Fong, a Chinaman. IOOL TRUSTEES District Court Case Against O. A. Borgen and H. Did Work for District Proceedings are going on in the IMfltrict Court, Parting Thursday Inornlng, to oust O. A. Borgen fend J-Ienry Jorgcns as school trustees of the Skiff Consolidated School. The Applicants are Nick Felleto'ff, J. W. Carlson, and A. N. Birnolf. The ap- USE ILK IN COOKING Make thick, creamy soups, crisp, delicious croquettes, rich' yellow custards. Ccraps of meat, vegetables, fish, etc., served with a milk samre assume an appearance uncl a taste nvhicll is simply de- lectable. Crystal Dairy Phone 1576: LIMITED i'. O. COX 940 PHONE 1119 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. 5-6 Acadia Building 112 Third Avenue South J. B. Turney waa. appointed a dele- gate from the board to attend a con- ference on freight .rates in Calgary. The Calgary conference is iu prepara- tion for the meeting hi Vancouver on Fehruury 18. Mr, Turney was given a free hand aa far as proceeding to tho Vancouver conference is con- cerned. At a of the freight rates committee of the local hoard, of which Mr. Turney is chairman, favor was expressed toward the that the Alberta tovernmeut appoint a freight rates expert and that each of the prairio provinces do likewise. These men coulil tie handed together in a Western Canada Traffic bureau. Costs About Two Cents a Gallon More Now (o Receive and Return Can Milk and cream prices are not go- ing to be increased in Lethhridge he- cause of the higher express rates, at least for soms time, both the Chief Mountain and the Crystal dairies in- formed the Herald this morning. The imcreases In express rates run from one cent to.eight cents on a ean. From Cardston the increase runs from four cents on a five-gallon can, to six on an eight and seven ou a ten-gallou can. From Raymond ami Magrath the increase on the live-gal- lon can is four cents, five on the five- gallon and six on the ten-gallon can. From Stirling the increase on the smaller size is three cents, on the next four and on the big cans nve cents. Not more than one ten-gallon can of milk comes into Letlibridge by ex- 'in one day. The charges .on the returning' empties has been in- creased from five to six cents. from STEAMSHIP ARRIVALS VII, New York. from York. 1 from St. John. from Glasgow. MARLOWS MEAT MARKET UK) 6TH AVE. S. PHONE 796. SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY HALIBUT, 2 Ibs. 45c SALMON, per Ib..................... 2Sc WHITE FISH, per Ib.................... 16c FREE DELIVERY. Does It Pay bake or buy other bread when you can got such wonder- fully good bread from us frnsh every day. Docn it pay to try and find hot- ter bread ours? Try a "loaf and let your home folks answer. John Gilmore Ltd. Biker! of Quakef- Breid. PHONE 371. ORGAN RECITAL WESLEY CHURCH, LETHBRM BY DR. J. E. HODGSON, F.R.C.O., OF CALGARY- ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY CONCERTO in 8 After exhausting a fortune In tlie production of Operas, Handel turned his attention to Oratorios, and, during the per- formance ot an Oratorio, the great composer was wont to diversify tho programme, probably to heighten its interest, by playing an organ selection largely consisting- improvisa- tions. The Concerto in B flat" is one o! eighteen which were played and published by him. The opening movement, serves as an introduction to the princi- pal movement. The third movement is a Recitative, and tlie fourth an "Allegro" or quick number. ROMANCE FROM THE SYMPHONY "REI.NE DE FRANCE" Minuet and Trio from Symphony in D ....................Haydn The Loge Olymplque, Paris, was a powerful musical or- ganization for which Haydn was commissioned to write six symphonies. The "Romance" is from the symphony dedi- cated to the ill-fated Marie Antoinette. The sweetness aud grace perfectly warrant the dedication. SONG.........................................., Mr. Blackburn OVERTURE TO Fancy r A per Ib ODC Golden West Ammonia fl f Powder; pkgs u I C Sliced i r-No. 2 size IOC tfi-No 2 sire Cheese per Ib .OUC Corn on Cob QA Gallon size .....oUC Health or fm- J3C FREE DELIVERY TO ALL PARTS OF THE CITY, GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS. PHONES 1453 AND Health and happiness both begin the same way. Chiropractic is the key to both. See us today. and SMITH THE CHIROPRACTORS 205 SHERLOCK BLDG. PHONES 1677, 1-141. WOMEN OF MOOSSHEART LEGION AND LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE ARE HOLDING A Grand Valentine's DANCE IN THE MASONIC HALL TOMORROW FRIDAY, FEB. 11 CANADIAN AND DANCING FROM 9 TILL 2. BLUE BIRD ORCHESTRA (Formerly Cannoneers' Jazz Band) Genti, One 50 Children under 11 year; not admitted. Good re'ruhmcnU- ;