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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE -LETJlDHlOUii. DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, She Xetbbtiboe "fceralfc letbbritye, alberta DAILY AND WESKLY and THE LETHIKIDQE HERALD P.RINTINQ COMPANY, LIMITED StfXt W, A. BuchaniR Prooiaent and Hacking Director Business Uanige TELEPHONES Offic. MHorte) Offlc. 12U Mombw Audit Bureiu of Ritei: delivered, per wesk .....I par year .....7.50 'tally, by per rear 5.00 Wwkly, by mall, per year...... 1.H WMkly, by innil. per year to U.S. 2.00 of eipiry of dally ou address label. Accept- wee of papers alter expiration la Mr authority to couticiM MTiptioa. itv. Interest on tho other hand e-u- courages interest, and with It real and devotion. This Is essentially hutuau. Civic problems, consequently, call for thai imprest to which they aro en- titled. PROPOSED BUILDING OF KIPP-RETLAW LINE A highly and encouraging anuounce- ment Is that made by the Canadian Pacific Railway that it will apply to the Parliament ,of Canada at its neit session for an Act authorizing it to t-onslruct what is known as the Klpp- Kellaw railway, which will go Ihrough Turin and fo> silly miles, when com- plcled, will "run through a district which at lhat time, it Is hoped, will be -under irrigation. hopeciof Lethbridge and the which the contemplated line will feed have long been fixed building of the same, and it Is eicced- ingly salisfactory to note that some- thing in practical shape is lo ensue in. the steps that the C.P.R. is taking. A railway such as that spoken of has long been regarded as a vital need tor this part of Ihe country and, in the plan proposed, will mean very much farmers along the line to be., Independently of the facilities ot Intercourse with the district which the projected railway will give, there is the important- fact that by It Leth- bridge wjll be placed in a position ot direct communication with "ihe Irrl- Bated district ot the Canada Land and Irrigation Co., where the certainty IB assured that the -water will be on the land'in a short lime. As a commercial asset lo the city Ibis does not.heed expanding on. "It may-bo a coincidence, or it mar the new enterprise si-the -.railway company follows hard on the heels of the contemplated irrigation i projects in tbe .district. In this at feast we may take it thai -il is an -of thsrprc-fltiiii! pesuHg that irrigation will bring. It serves to pro- chilnVthe fact that will' ha the handmaid of irriga- will doubly itie be-nefits ot the same. THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE BELT LINE Punctuality Is considered a virtue. This applies to the running ot street cats as well as to other things. If the street car system places any slock oil its receipts, it is important that there should be a measure of cer- tainty as to the arrival and departure of cars at the various calling stations on their route; falling this, many an individual who would use- the street cars regularly would prefer to walk rather than take a chance of travel- ling ou a car whose time schedule is most uncertain. This phase of the situation obtains in the city at the present ttme in regard to the belt line. The white cars, as C2 the belt Itae known, are the most un- certain as to their arrival and depart- ure from points where they are sche- duled to be. If one places any faitn in this schedule, he or she is doomed to disappointment and much vexa- tion of spirit. The cars are presumed tu mate the ro-jr.i trip in 15 minutes. The nioiorman who does this unfail- ingly will be worthy of a prlie in that without any the trip, we are given to understand, will take 12 minutes. With the 15 minutes al- lowed it means that only 3 minutes are allowed for picking up which is a temptation for the -rautor- inan who has a respect for punctuality to ignore passengers who may bo hurrying, down-i side street, with so much loss in fares to the street car system. There is nothing to commend Inn belt lino schedule, In that ft accom- plishes nothing. Better make the trip a longer one and ensure satisfaction in making tho public assured of the time the care will be at the street corners. As at present run the white Purpose BcrrowinE to Provide Seed For (he Farmers under the leadership of Mr. t'alrhunt Is soon to begio practicing some real good Easter musio. The .Anglican liymeu are raeettus with fair success in tho.fr claims tor tbe Forward Movement funds. Field Is moving iota the rnnras that Olivier ueftl is an office. Rev. A. It. Schres. Synod orfcalier for tho Forward occtplod tho pulpit ot the Inttitutlonal tawea ou Sunday. There were good audi- ences morning and evenlac and -Mr. Schrag wu highly with Iko results of hhj Coltntn hM to niCKED UP IN IASSING THE BUaVY UAK raise u for (From Our Own Correspondent) Fob. meeting of the'Council of Municipality, No. 70. was held iu Lundbreck last week, and at that meeting -arrangements were made to borrow one hundred thousand dollars for the purpose of purchaslug seed grain tor Ihe farmers ol the municipality. This action was takeu by the council so that those farmers who did not to av e the ready cash or who were unable to'borrow from a loan company would be able to get ample seed to put in'their crop. ID order to get this seed all that is neces- sary is to furnish the security requir- ed by the seed grain act passed by tho last session of the provincial par- liament. Applications for seed in this muni- cipality should be rnado to U. C. Trist, the secretary of Municipality, Xo. 70. Lundbreck. ljunidpality, No. 70 extends from the Pegan reserve to Burmls and ili- in its. boundaries the towns of Pincher, Cowlcy, Ixindbreck and Bur- mis. peace otfoiioc and the men told Mr. Schrtf "we will do It." Jim tho evening service began the COB> grogatlon voted to go u> to lelf-iap- port. Well Known Resident Vidim of 'Flu Others 111 fFrorn Our Own CorrfSDondontl COWLBY, Feb. "is re- after what seems lo have been au attack; of the 'flu.' -Mr. H. C. iMorrison's little son, cars; are a farce. It Is all a of chance as to meeting them or miss- ing them. "Slow but sure" is bettor than "fast and uncertain" in a sche- dule which only deludes the public. I Ron aid was very 111 last v progressins favorably'now: THC FINANCIAL PROBLEM OF THE CITY The financial problem.of tie city at the praRent time In brought before the public in the correspondence that it now going on between the city coun- cil and the Board of Public Utilities. The Mayor's views of the suggested of the Board, In regard to meeting present conditions, call for _ clow attention by those who take a keen interest In the cijy affairs, and chuuld Include all citizens who haye a pride in and are loyal to the cily they live'in The Mayor draws to what will take place method suggested bjr Ibe Utilities as to raising more -mosey In (he way of taxes -bo adopted j'Sbice has a little belter UUui "tti average collection of tales in the cities of Alberta and in 1919 't msda the test average collection wblct was 75 per cent., approximately the levy lo fulfil the second condl- 'v; lion' of the Boafd to raise raoro money i the budget of 1919 would have a.-to be. in 1920 because ot tbe wages to teachers and clvic- employees, and the 75 per cent, of coilection .This including, net from taxation, local improvements and ipecial taxes, will be equivalent lo t-3 mills on last year's assessment of- approximately a'g- afnst their equivalent mill rale on the iame basis in 1919 of 50 1-2 mills, an increase of 10.C mills." No'ratepayer can face the prospect of a mill rate of the proportion which I'tae Mayor says will be necessary It more money has to be i-alscd by taxes. It la not (o be Imagined lhat anything of this course will bo adopted with- out casting around In every direction for oiler means to get over the slt- 1 nation., The malter Is Illuminating and will purpose In bringing before ihe ratepayers a contingency which'they mighl.at any time tie called on to face, Tho city Is a corporate in which evnry one living In it has 3 .particular interest. How many of us give even en much as a passing thought to what Bliould primarily en- gage our Interest? Want o( Interest may. eavtly breed disinterestedness lie jart of those tn responsible author- THE PENSIONERS OF THE CHURCH j In a Forward Movement advertise- ment tbe other day the case was given ot a minister who retired in 1903 through illness after forty years' ser- vice. During that lime the largest salary he received was and a furnished house, but bis average sti- pend did not exceed ?800 yearly. His annnal retiring allowance from the church was ten dollars for each year of his active ministry, or J400. other sources he received in bis first year of retirement moneys.'dncludlrig for "w.cddlng fees and sundries" and for summer supply work, leaving him with a net income of JGtiLt. That required careful management be- fore the war. How far would It go now? The dollar of 1913 baa, accord- ing to the. statisticians, a purchasing power of.47 cents. That means that the Income of JGOO in 1913, if available now, baa a value ot But the man's power to earn the "sundries' and other eilras has declined. In Ms best earning days this man and Ms wile, by tbe strictest economy, intiln- talned and educated A family, paid an assessment lo their church supsrannu ation. fund, managed to save enough money to buy a house In tfio year ho was superannuated. They also gave to the maintenance charges of the church" they, served, and to a number ot good causes in which they were Interested.' They were gooc stewards, Indeed. But thery face hard times now.- In reference to the above, the Tor onto Globe draws attention to one of the objects of the financial drive th'at'is now being made tbroughou Canada in' aid of tho Forward Move- ment. It puts tie case for tho pen sioners of the church succinctly when it says: "Ono of the most worthy ot the ob Jects of -tho simultaneous drives I lhat which is intended to secure rca sonable, instead ot starvation, allow ances for aged and .infirm rctirei The efficiency of th which regulates to to Inrg a degree the power of, the church, can not be maintained br consecration i tho work alone, There should be li these days ot awakened ooniciouancs to things lhat have taen loft undone a clearer onr! more practical Indlv Sirs. Arthur Baines returned to her home in Lethbridge Saturday night, afler. vislling friends in Cdwley and Lundbrcck the past "week. Mr. Thos. Sheppard and Henry Franz returned home last week from where, they have been put- ing up feed for shipment. Paul Gabriel, a well known resident f Cowley vicinity passed away last veek after a few; dnys illness with "le 'flu. The funeral service was held .unday afternoon at'the grave. Rev. W. MacMicbael read'the service. The H. R. Fund Is progressing avorably: Deviously acknowledged .J367.55 It. John'si Pincher.Creek Scouts 53.20 St.-John's Sunday School ,...j 5.00 K Geo. Heaton laftle ,of night, gowny....... io.vu Rafflebf Masonic 25.00 10.00 26.00 (From Our Own Correspondent) MILK RIVER, Feb. Henry Ellert has been continw! ,lo her bed through Illness for the past Wllburl Shea has left to attend university at'Spokane. Mr. Thos. Hunt made a trip to over the week-end. Mr. A. A. Ford Is convalscent after Ills recent illness. The NVome'n's Institute will meet on the second Wednesday ot the month with Mrs. (Dr.) Giles. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Hunt have mov- ed Into tue Stewart residence. Mr: J. P. Doherty has returned to Wlnnifred after spending the pasl week with his family. Tho most popular dauce of tho sea- son was held on Friday night by the Women's Institute In Ellert's hall which proved a grand success in every way. 'All did ample justice to the dainty punch bowl and a lap sup- per served at midnight. A specia vote of thanks was given the com mittee from all for Ihe special ef {orts they made in giving all such a good time. The committee was com posed of LMesdames Hunt, Hummell H u lick, Griffiths, Giles, Jochem am Harris. A dance was held at 2-15 on Satur day night, several from town attend ing. Maslef Tlios. Kirby has been con fined to his' bed for the past couplChaudlere alls power plant. Capt. H. A. Prlngle-wu re-elected ot the Walkervlllo and on! G.W.V.A. Tobacco growers In tho vicinity ot Ijfljite nil I build a tobacco drier year. ot the New Brunswick r.F.O. has increased to nearly seven louaand. Crown Hotel, -Stratford, has been sold to H. McArfla to Hcndlcy Cook, Mitchell. Wai.- Losio. Sarnia M.O.K., has the building of an Iso- ,tlOD hospital. j Lt.-Col. Sutherland has been ap- pointed surgeon to the House of Oxford county. Fire, which started from a dafec- ive furnace did damage to the ome of J. Fields, St. Thomas. Orlando B. Howen, for several years nayor of Guelph, died, aged 45, fol- owing an illness of about two weeks. The woman suffrage amendment was ratified -by tho New Jersey as- emfoly on Monday by a vote of 31 o 21- Work on the large new Allen mo- ion picture theatre, which is to be erected ,on Eighth avenue west, Cal- gary, will bo commenced shortly. The 192p convention of Alberta deal ers in Ford cars opened In Calgary Tuesday with 125 dealers from .all litrtc of the province in attendance. Hon. C. Ballantyne, minister of mar ne, fisheries and naval service, w'as taken seriously ill on Sunday with a severe cold or mild attack of in- fluenza. Oxford county council granted to tbe Woods lock Hospital .and to the Alexandria 'Hospital, In- gersoll. Mr. Roland Lcwla, assistant ac- countant of thfi Trade and Commerce Department, Ottawa, dM at Barba- does. Ohatham factories have been iu- on account ot a C5 per cent, reducljohi ta .Hydro'power owing to defects at Niagara.' The ferry City of Chebogau had a thrilling encounter with Ice when Ihe Ice bridge across the St. Clair suddenly broke up. Braesl Gfeardot, of Sandwich, one ot the beat kiiowa men In Essex county, died qiilte'suddenly al tho hoow of hta daughter IU Detroit. The memorial window at the Strat- ford Normal School iu memory of the students who their lives the war, was unveiled on Saturday. waxes and improvements in working conditions. John Bon-man, head ot a group ot of New York's largest hotels, announced on Monday that Canadian currency would to accepted at 100 cents oil the dollar al his hotels in future. Cauadlaii checks will bi- cashed at the Bowman hotels al their fice value. Alexander Sutherland.was. arrested at Vancouver ou a charge pi slaughler immediately following an in- quest !n which the Jury found that he had been negligent when Jacklo Baker ran under the wheels of a street car and was terribly mutilated., the gas shortage in Chat- ham during the' recant Vea- ther churches' and large auditoriums were, forbidden ,to use. gas arid ser- vices were held In small rooms. r Robert B.CummlngB, 15 years old, son of the Chief of Police at Nobel, was presented, with the Humane Society Medal for.saving from drowu- Ing Myrtle Jiealy last July. Peter Swartz, St. met with a painful accident while-passing the M.olsons.-Bank building when a chain. slipped, striking him in the neck and breaking his arm. Fire due to a defective chimney damaged the home of B. A. Dix, London, to the extent of and a- pneumonia patient" in :the homa had to be carried To a neighbor's for safely. An adjustment of ihe dispute be- tween the Canadian-Express company and 1500 of its employes, has finally been arrived -at. The demands of the employes interviewed are increased The Last Word Phonographs Mason NOT merely beautiful case, but' a" wonderful tone producer.' You never hear a scratch.. Sold in Cabinet Styles tJnJy Upwards You never .tbluk .'o( pending big money on clothes' or any- '.FUhout oxamiiiing Tarious dp tbe swrip .iu Phon- ographs. See Maton before buying. rni (From Our. Oirn COLBMAN, Ken. .IR congratulating'our'girilal hank man- ager, Mr. Rippon on 'tho arrival of a baby girl. Tho 'flu scare has reached Colc- dual recognition of tbwo "old fierce at (he time of writin of ,he live, of most of them abound In records of endurance, hardships and unflagging work on In- adequate salaries, with tho prospect ot atlll smaller pittances al Ihe end of ihelr period of pliyical acllrtly, it Is doubtful if ihere is any profession or calling lhat makes such demands upon the lime and strength of men and rewards ihem so meanly in ino financial sense." If the church Is worth anything, the labors of those who professedly mini- Mer lo Iho needs of humanity are ot their reward. To them there alionld ho n'deqniite provision made for old age in Ihn view that il fs an obligation due for services faith- fully rendered. U ig tlir Irftsl thai a nation rafi