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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB LETunmnfiE nArtr? HERALD WEDNESDAY, FKniU'AUY 12, 1D19 Dei-alb e, Hibctta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor! and JTHE LETH8RIDGE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED tii 6tn Street South, Lethbrldse W. A. Buchanan sal Managing Director Joan Torrance Business TELEPHONES Suilneli Editorial 12SZ 1224 tries that perpelrsled the- war andj ihst ore. responsible for slaying thous- ands upon thousands o! the best of) our race. A pmenlage. o! th money should be oppropriate-J to I Canada's war debt. After making tie wages in Canada's industries during the war, these- fellows vrould now gel out the country with their money and estate vayiux ttieiT ttsare ot our Jfbt. We haven't enoasb sympathy wnii taem to otherwise thin that a hand should bo placed in their vral-i Amateur Operates of lets and a goodly amount taken to pay (cr ihe protection, sitety anl g. wajes Canada provided them with yhiie they resided South The actual amouo: of wealth oat of this country by these pct-ilc might be enormous. What the problem amounts to in the j Town a Uig Success fFrom Own CARDSTON'. Feb. the past history of Carjfton there have bsen very many worthy dramatic well as Member AuTit Bureau of tnited States was shown in strik- j aml were most icg n-ay by x report which was received and nill live in the sewed by tie War Trade board Usv memory ot those veto attended longer Subscription Rates' APPRECIATION Of OUR Daily, delivered, per weefe per year br mall, per year Weekly, by mail, per year .11.60 r. by mill, per year to O.S.. bites of expiry ot subscriptions ap- dally on sddrws label. Accept- of papers after expiration data Is our authorily lo continue- tbe sib- scrlplion. THE VALVE OF LIGHT RAILWAYS i The Herald has frequently urged the consideration ot tho adoption ot light iailvraj'5 to meet the transportation needs ot isolated communities in this fiction of Albfrla. As toe, Toronto Ciloba savs is would r fce impracticable lo provide an ade- tiuits system ol standard heavy rail- ways at present because of tha eaor- noils cost to a sparseiy-ssttUd farm- Ing country, tot light railways at short aistances apart could act as feeders for the regular Hues. i Mr. R. 0. Wynne Roberts, Ji.EI.C-, i 'ivr'les to The Globe tha results of his i B Indies of such, a system o! light rail- I -crays io. other countries. In Belgium, ten years ago, they carried aboul I tons of merchandise and i BOO.oio passengers; sirlcullnre was raised to "iha highest slate of perfec- dormant villages bscamj vigor- business centres; in short, the i railways effected a great changa In ecoiomlc. and. social condition ot i ihal country. He also states light ran- jirjrsi.ot nirrO'K gauge ara to ha found ;j in Britain, Ireland, France, Italy, II61V 'J Germany, India, South. _ Africa, AN IHCIDENTOF. THE BRITISH. ELECTIONS i The defeat of -Mr. Asiiuhh and bis I leading Liberal calteagKS in tha re- cent BrltUh elections, was more pro- i notmcefl than earlier reports iadlcat- i ed. Ex-Prime Ministers and party i leaders have' lost their seals before. J Toe. best-known cases are these of Mr. j Gladstone in Soatl-West Lancashire j in 1863, and -Mr. 'Halfour in East Manchester In MM. But-neither air, Gladstone cor Mr. Balfonr. lad had fie same continuous electoral record ss Mr. Asotiltli. He had held East Mo continuously from 1885 until his defeat in December. If Mr. Acqulth felt the bis j principal associate's were chastised .with scorpions, as oce political j jrafs II.- Ail the Liberal ex'Minlrters i -who folio-wed him Into opposition at the "fall of the first Coalition Govern- i mesit were defeated.' Other ex-Minls- j ters who have throivn in their, lot with i him since snffered the iauje faie. j Their case, differed from that of Mr. I Aequlth In thai they -were not merely' defeated, but hopelessly outclassed. Mr. McKenna, Her- Charles Hobhouse, -Pj-" Xlr. McKinnon Wood, and -Mr. Tennaut "were engaged in Oiree-coraered coa- tests.. All six -were at the bottom of the poll, Tilth and Labor can- V rfidaies above Two or Uirse !Sj obtained only n inslfs'Ilcant fraction of lio tolal of voles polled; fr Mr. McKinnon Wood and Sir Chirles -HobhonsG made euoli ft poor show- 'f Iti, Ilttl9 more than vo'es in each case, tnat ftey have- actually lorteited their deposit of OF .-.j' lew thftn of the- tolil number of rotes recorded. Iforr humiliating this experience, must be can be judged from tiie. fid lhal this provision ma do iu the Reform Act for the of pro- y, Teatlng wees, Ihroush ils chairman, Mr. Klein- er of Chicajo. The fads that wera brought oat by the board's investiga- tion, are astounding. For lilleen years before the war, we are told, aliens hid sent ou an av- trage a rear back to their native European countries. This bo- ing stopped by the outbreak of hostil- ities, It is calculated that there Is now a billion and a half dollars ready for tiansniUsiou. This exportation was the result ot a systematic campaign carried on by agencies hiving a close connection with the governments ot the countries from which Ihe Immigranls came. The savings were sent to European banks. When a competency was to the cre- dit of a man there, he was induced to re-emigrate. On reaching his Home- land he was taken In band by others who persuaded him to put his money Inlo all kinds of schemes, In which he was usually robbed. Transatlsnlic steamship lines and foreign langnajf newspapers were patties to the game. Still more Im- portant were 'the clergy, ivno, accord- ing to the war board, received salar- ies from tie govemments of the coun- tries from ivlilcli they came ion aiding tie process described. We have in many instances, the report goes oa, that where It was impossible lo buy a church outright, because loyal American Smmigranls establishes themselves and ara weH-to'-db and prosperous, arid do not lo come under Ihe jurisdiction of the government from which they de- parted to come to the UaHeS .States, thtri a competing church .was erected In the very same locality, and a sub- sidised salaried clergyman was put in UP IN PASSING FOR THB BUSY MAN lisn any others produce! up to the end of ISIS It remained for lr. J. F. as musical director. Mrs. Lillian Smith I as pianist, assisted in the. orchestral wort br Messrs. A. Campbell and fi. Ibey, ore also to ba very highly com- mended for (heir untiring efforts. Most excellent judgment, was dis- played in casting the characters for the principals and to Mr. Jno. S. Smith for hU work in this and in the business arrangements as manager much cisdll is due. "Count Arnheim." (Governor oi Pre.iberg) was very ably handled by Sir. A. B. Cure, whose solo wort; nev- er appeared to better alvantass than in the "Heart Bowed Down." His cos- tuming and dialogue ivere also corn- Triers are. three, hwdrcl branches ot Ctnadbn bsnks in Albetta. Cfcaries R. Leni ts itie teatiing op'I- clau ot SpiluglLel.l, III. A black fox was trapped near Eluiiri. Onl.. Iha o( which Is valued at about Fines from speeders on the Toron- to-Hamilton Highway during the past rear enabled the to plant seventeen miles of trees. Reid, who died at Montreal, was one ot the best known marble and granite sculptors in tho ton. Capt. Ollva Everett Farley, medic- als, has been dismissed from the ser- vice. Ueut. Burred, reserve, has been cashiered; Owing to Ihb lack of OeirisnJ lor fuel wood, resulting from milJ weath- er. NevrurarXot has been driven to ol- terlng the municipal supply at prico considerably lover than cost. Wafer lias been struck close to Lake Eire, Central Australia, flowing A near Orcngevllle JBTO blrlh to triplets; all are doles well. Widows outnumber widowers In Ihe United Slates three lo one. A Hamilton woman a prim- rose tnlier ganlen last week sent it to her officer son overseas, Legislation will be Introduced In the Ontario lesiclaturo to'enable far- wives ftud daughters to as school trustees. t Harry Pilli, Ihe four-year-old son of S! M. Dlltz. of Wclland, was burned to death In a lire that destroyed Hie IJJlti homo. A dog has more privileges titan n llriog creature, unless the 'corpora- tion provide; lairs curtailing liberty, declares a J. P. iu western Onlario. During 191S goods were exported to the United Kingdom to the value ol J594.S5tr.690. In mT they were va! ued at 5ST3.706.SJ2, and the 1516 fig- ures stood at 5W9.5C6.967. Andrew Allan, a member of ihe well Our Own DAHOXS, Feb. 11. Wiat might huvo proved u very serious accident occurred on Thursday morning when .Miss Brown of the municipal ofllce pii'Keil up a can of Basolino in mis- take for coal oil and puurcO of the contents Into tho stove in which the tiro hud Just been starUtl. Tho gasoline in the can exploded, Ihe youne lady'a clothes with burning liquid. Fortunately help was close at hand anil the flames were immediate- ly extiHgolshea, >vith no more serious results than the nervous shock exper- ienced. Mike Wendelboo's garage down on Wednesday night, but ho was fortunate to be iiblo to keep Iho lire from spreading to his other buddings. Mr. WenJclboo was also able- to get lits car out uninjur- ed. Uoilhin of .Vapinka. Man., who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. A. C. Freeman, returns to Manitoba this week. but mcro males nro absolutely ind most cruelly This wys- .crlous but all Important club Is ar- ranging to put on two ainaleur. tlie- Urlcal perlornniH-os in Hie. near [u- .ure, and il U undorslood lhal soimv ot tho more handsome and sallant o! the youns men aro bulns permit led to assist, Ihoueu slill being excluded from membership In the club. Tho i'i of those performances will bo aunouuced later auO meaullmo the pub- lic can look forward lo seeing tome- thine realty worth while. The T. O. C. has some first clasi talent. ot the rate of gallons a day. Known shipping family, who at ono Mr. MIebach, of tiic Ford Garage, The discovery, opens up a large pas- toral tract. time owned the Allan Lino of sle.im- LetHbridEc, was !n Huron j hist week, following an Inspecting with u vlosr. ers, died st .Montreal operallon for cancer. Guelph Junction Railway, owned tiy Hon. trdward Uro'.vn, Provincial Treasurer ot .Manitoba. aar.ouuccs tint the unoccupied lands tax for the ,he jeciared another dividend past financial year will Mag tio sum of cent., making for tho year of flST.OOO. Lily Card. agaS five, and Lillian Stewart six neighbors and or per cent, ou the in- vestment. Afchdeacon rvUhaT3sun, rcvtor ot playmates. >n died thin a fl mimltfts. nf olftPr. O: tllDQ- _ charge, so as to combat Americanism, and a school has been established and maintained with salaried teacher wlo will preach only tradilioas of the old country and will teach only the history and the geography of the speclive 'countries from which they originally cams, and only the national anthems of jhe Vespecliva European countries are song, and Americanism la cotnhalted'ln these schools. This foreign immigration of recent years thould not be allowed to con tioue wJtfioal grtaler safeguards than we have posiecsed in IUB past. The people we need In Canada are tho peo- ple who will come here determined to remain and build ni> tie country, H Ii a great loss to Canada to pay wages io men, who Saafd the money and send or carry 11 back lo Central Europe to build up those lands. If they want to baild up the homeland let them stay there ana build H up. "What Canada wants is settlers, who Intend to remain here and spend their wealth in devel- oping this country. As "Floreatein" the English nephew ol the count, Mr. Sylvester W, Low appeared to excellent advantage and be made the most of his opportunities, especially in his acting. t' The leading tenor part "Thaddeaus waeahlyEustainSdbyMr. H. who had the musical, role very thor- oughly prepared antt consiaeriUE that ie was suffering from tonsolilis, made a surpvisiag Impression in bis aud- ience. This is the mdst difficolt parl n (he whole opera for the male per- formers, there is no other parson in local circles possessed of a voice of sufficient range to carry Ihis role. Mr. minutes- of each other, o' dlph theriit. The AetniUus. Jarvis company were the successful .tenderers for city of Edmonton C per cent, bonds, Issued meet soldiers' faxes. These were sold on a basis ot GVi per Walter Duncan, a former Toronto detective, now retired, has been nam- ed lo succeed Capt. Asa -Jlinard as Chief Inspector of Dominion Police In Western Ontario, Charges of irregular practices in connection with (he..election of Tru- man H. Xewlmrj. as Unlled States Senator in Michigan still are under Investigation by .department of justice agents in that slats. Mrs. Theodore sailed for France to'visit her sister, Miss Emily Caro. who is doing ,vfar work In a hos- pital in Italy, and, her two sons, Lieut.- Theodore llobsevelt and Captain Kenait Hooseveiyjnd'lo also visit the late rtgoseveit's grave. Mr. x J. cTant. superintending en- gineer of. the Trent Valley Canal, has been promoted to the same position on.the Canal to succeed Sup- erintendent'; resigned. TJ. Easson takes the Trent Valley Canal Joo. i one ot the oldest active clergymen in Canada, announced that he would re- tire at Easter. Ceo. Beclter, of Wnlkcrton, was fined and Ihrre months In jail for defaulting. Ills father, Adam BecKer, was fined J305 for harboring him. it Is understood, lo the establishment of a branch shop here A Surprise The local Cross Society were recently agreeably surprised by inn rcreil't ol a cheque, for about be- ing part of Dcrt Prot3uian's commis- sions on Iho last Victory Loan, whicli were donated to the Society. The lad- ies feel very grateful to Mr. Protsmai-, especially as there Is sUlt more to lol- Ian-. A very Important and extremely at- tractive organization Is Iho T. C. 0. C. What these initials fitand for Is known only to members. Several tra.'islajions have been suggested by male members ot tho community, but Iho generally accepted meaning Is "Tbo Club or Co- quettes." All the nice girls arc mem to Her.iM) FKItNIK, Feb. a largely at- tended coiisrfg'illotMl rawling hcM tu the basement of the Uiutc-d Church here Usl nlgllt. Itev. C. B. Halzold, lato of the 72nd Highlanders, In unit he a commission and the Mili- tary Cross, for bravery on tho bottle field, was made the unanimous cboico of the congregation as pas- tor. Refreshments were served by tbo dles of tlio church and what seemoil l difficult task to perform, turned out .0 be oue of the most pleasing ovenla .n tho history ot tlie ni'w church. ov. liiuzotd hail supplied as pitstur temporarily, for three ivooks and ttirt ngregallon well Rrnualntcd with n. This returned soldier comes H) field in which great opporhinllles await him, and the congrsgnlion full confidence in his ability to make a record hero which will not sully shining record at the front. Thus, one United