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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta MOB FOOT THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, FEBRUARY She tbae Ktbbctoy, Bibcrta eVaJLY AND WEBKLV THI LVTHMIOCK HCKALO COMPANY, LIMITIO Ml MrMt W. A. BwkMU ud Director BuilMM Office 1tW 12M AueM Bureau cl .....I .11 per year 7.58 mill, per year.......S.W mail, per year...... IM by mall, per year to TJ.8. 1M 'HE UNITED STATES ,ND THE EXCHANGE The thinking element of the United lutes is coming to reallio that the remium value the dollar enjoying :n the money markets of t world is not altogether an un- blessing. The true inwardness f the situation is placed before the American public by the York Sun when It brings it homo In the (ol- owing manner th3 average American reads bat an English merchant trying to my o( goods In Broadway nd to pay for them with about normal American value nt bis that his pounds will not be accepted "by the American i of expiry ot subscription ap- ftar dally on addrees label. of paptra alter eipl ration li aathority to coatiaM taw FOR RAINY DAY Many will agree with the-Montrea iGueite when It says that high price and although these big! prices .fare made tho subject o and attempts nece-ssaril are made to regulate them .there is no evidence that, the buyin; public lack the means wherewith t tvation st a .wage of per diy, on amounts to only-four cubic, yards a wage ot f 1 per day. Abraham Lincoln Born f'eb. 13, AistiBlnited April U. TAYLOR SIAKE "Let us faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the eud dare to do our duty as we under- stand Institute syeeih. Now York City, Feb. 1860. 'I uow leave, not knowing when or whether ever I may return, siSb, 5 task .before me greater than that which rested upon Washington. With- out the assistance cf that Divine Doing who ever atieudCu him i cannot suc- Ksrewell address, Springfield, Illinois. Feb. 11, 15617 enjoy not only the necessities, bu the luxuries of life. and wome: spend as freelv under existing con a? they ever did in times Jower. prices. If, indued, .they ar Bot actually spending more lavishly not only in the higher prices whic they pay but in the scope of Yhcir purchasing. Expensive clothing' and expensive foods find ready purchaS'' ere, and those who, cater to the amusement of the public find no' lack of patrons. The ability and disposi- tion to buy upon an almost prodigal seals is striking phase of the econ- oeaic situation which prevails. It Is partly a consequence, and partly a cause of high -prices, and it extends, in this country at least, to nearly every class of society. .The Gazette points out tnat automo- bile statistics, published recently in Ontario, show that more cars are own- ed ia-the rural districts than vin the cities, and that the skilled artisan cltiesr owna more cars oes not make much of an impreealon on him. Wben he reads that a Preach merchant trying to uuy' flOO.OW ot American foods finds that his SOg.OIW tancs, which onpo were worth 000, will not by the Ameri- can seller at much more than J30.000, it doesn't make much of an impres- sion on him. When he reads that a erman merchant trying to buy 000 of goods In the Aaerican market finds that the marks which once were worth about 'will .ot be taken by the American seller at that do'etn't .make much of an impression oa tie average American .citiien. "But if the1 average American weut to buy a hat in Broadway a United'fjtaleirten-dollar btll'and found the shoplOuald accepi-the Wtl-at no more'Jhan even J7, it wouldn't take-the average Ameri- can citiien five secqnds( KB realize that somefhtng was wrong and very much with him, wrong with business, wrong with the country. 'It was a panic situation which drove the British pound yesterday own to in our market, a dis lunfof about o'ne-thlrd, and francs "Though paEslon may haw it must not break our bonds of affec- iou. The mystic cords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this bravo land, will ret swell the chorus of the Union when again tone-hod; as surely they will be by the better angels of cur nature.'rrFirst inaugural address, March Crowfc Dtspiie the Bad of Ule Mr. ToMB Ctrcobtiac Ilkrmry U Wajttt-! "It U rather for us to be here JeJI catcd to the great task remaining bc- foru us, that tioin these houQred dead we i take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion; that we here tilghly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this na- tion, under God. shall have" a new birth of freedom, and that government of Ufa people, by the for the people, shall not perish from the speech, Nov. 19, 1863. Our OKU MAGRA'fH, Feb. Quarterly conference of tie Taylor Stake convened Ia iUgrath oa Satur- day and Sunday. Otesplte the Host disagreeable weather, a fairly good crowd attended Uic first meeting and the attendance increased greatly the conference continued. President H. S. Allen presided at sll the meetings. was, Let Us and the opening prayer was oiiered by 1'iUl- arch Fawns. President Allen made the opening remarks and spoke along edu- cational lines, and encouraged the young people to stay in school as long us possible. He also syoko regarding the Mormon battalion said every ward In the Taylor Stake had raised more than they allotted. Other speakers of the morn- ing session were: Mr. Van Orman, Taber; .A. Dahl. C. Allrcd and Salmon, of Raymond. A vocal duet, "Our Mountain by J. O. and J. H. U ridge, and an anthem, "O Lord, Most were also Tho Saturday afternoon session-op- ened with, the congregation singing "The Spirit of-God." Prayer was of- fered by Patriarch J. J. Gibb. The clioir sang "Cast They Bread Upon the Water, and a duel was sung by Mrs: Harold Wood and P. G. Clarke: The speakers.were P. Snow, Bishop Llewe- lyn of Burdelt, and Mr. Rolfson. An anthem, "My Father by the ohoir; solo by P. G. Clarke; also vocal solo, "Glory lo by Byron Tanner; "With malice' toward none, with charity for all, firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us finish the work we' are In, to bind up tbo nation's wounds, to care 'Or hiul Who have bOru6 own to a point where, i akfng about five francs to pay for e dollar of American goods it took bout fifteen francs. Nevertheless, anic or no panic, the customer who as the buying power of his raoneyi lstl0- nalead of its' battle' and for his widow his or- phans, to 80 all which may achieve arid cherish a first and a.lasting.peace among ourselves and with all nations." inaugural address, March 4, ut one-third .will diminish his pur- liases in bur general market. He nay "continue (o''buy the scans be' s in urgent need of, ho will continue buy the goods he must have, but will not buy a penny of goods hat ha can do without. As for the man whose money is cut two thirds i its like the franc, he cau't iuy much of anything here, no matter tow much he wants iWOTI ttan'do the business men of the province. According to a statement In the'Wall Street Is "a shortage of two million aulomo biles, and the steel industry is un- able lo keep pace with its orders. The pendulum has swung very far in tie direction of prosperity, so far tiat some authorities who have stu- died the condition are already con tbe possibility of an early .recession. Discussing this possibility, the Bache Review, ot New York ex preete's the opinion that Inflation as sot yet reached its peak, liu {liat "'it Is none ioo soon to begin to prepare for tbe downfall expedi tfpn which must involuntarily am Inevitably take place." In support o the conclusion that the present higl .level of prices will be mainlaine'- a while longer, attention Is tiraSvi 10 the fact that there exists a good shortage extending to steel, iron machinery, textiles, foodstuffs, an .many other things, besides a pn flounced shortage of labor. When th decline does come it will be a .ooatpanied by adverse trade cond 'lioan, .tending to eventual It is difficult lo make money falling prices, and the tendency is t .curtail operations in every directio resulting In a slackening of business a reduction of employment. A message issued to the business houses ud wage earners of Buffalo by the president of the Bank ot Buffalo is Quoted. H contains a warning against radon to prepare for a turning of the tide. "Do H says, "delude your- sttvet, let no one delude you Into the belief that the present era of high with easy jobs; or high prices, irW) large easy prices, can con- tinue." Dealing more particularly with Hie lahor shortage, as a factor In tho of high prices, the Sache iWvfCw statei that the shortage Is due to a decrewo in Ihe number of workers than to the.foci that work li being done. "An official of the Electric and Manu' Uclurlng says thsl the American .workman hai fallen oft twenty or thirty, per cent, in productive effort compared with (he pra-war man- hour output, and thai tbls condllbn transcends In 111 vital importance all questions of strikes, wages, pricai. In fact, everything else, and predicts ttiat it continued long, pros- perity will be destroyed." II liiatraiicg tbls phase of tbe problem, Is nude of the fact that in the lower form of exca- day's work, which formerly averaged fifteen cubit; yards of ex The prospect of losing foreigB mar- ;ets' con sequent on the depredation in slue at foreign moneys in tbe United States causes tbo- New York paper o give expression to the assurance, hat the financial brains and power of he United States will work out some credit plan to permit foreign cus- omers to trade there -without being compelled pay spot cash. (From Our Own CorfttDoodfat) oung People's meeting on Monday vening -was: Fell._attended "and the sual good time'was had. Next Mon- Aay, evening Mre. M. Moffa'it will "ve a Valentine prfrty school th'is'" .When the prospect of irrigation In :he district jerks the railway company :o activity In long delayed construc- tion, it might well be said that there Is more in. irrigation than insets tho eye. Which is better, a show of speed, or a reliance on .time? fhis'V.a ques- tion which is-well worth the consld eration of Commissioner Freeman in regard to the belt line Mr schedule As an opportunist ot the first water commend us to the former Crown Princi of Oermanj. He la willing to pose as a martyr in offering to take the place of the Germans demandet for extradition by tho Allies. But his action savors of mock heroics never tbcless. "The ploughman homeward turn; s Drury which Is now GauVuy adopts the line of Gray's famou locm, is by no means without poinl Admiral Sims, who Is defendlni ilmaelf before the Senate Commute against charges that he had sough to "belittle the part of the America army and navy in (be is In tb unfortunate position, according to hi statement, of hi? utterances beln mixed up by his hearers. Evldentl he has been much misunderstood b RepresenUtive Byrne to whom h tated Ihut he was only repeatln rumors which he warned bin hearer not to believe. This shows the dangc there lies In repeating rumors. were the musical numbers of the noon. Sunday morning the Sunday school session convened at 10 o'clock. The speakers were Bishop Evans of Ray- mond. A. Palmer, T. King. Ursenbacb, and Bishop Peterson. Tbe musical numbers were: "Behold a Royal "Sing Aloud the Songs at "Til Be a "Our An- by the congregation and a Jun- ior boys' chorus of 24 small boys sing- ing "The Pilgrims' male quartette, by J. B. Bridge, J. H. Bridge, P. G. Clarke and J. S. Gtbb. Sunday afternoon the meeting open- ed with the song. "Our God We Hake to prayer by W. H. Hindley, anthem by the choir, "Captain of Israel's Hosts." .The general -.local church authorities were then sustain- ed. Tbe principal speaker of the after noon was Thco Brandley.' He related many incidents iii sacred history and the divine mission Joseph Smith and many, principles of Mormontsm. Ilyron Tanner rendered a solo, "O Divine President B. J. Wood .find, Thos. ot Cardston, sp'oke. a few minul'ej." the .chflr ren- the Let Us -Mrs. Babcock and (From Our OWB YVLCAN', Feb. nmtloc of the executive offietn board ot direc- tors of the Vulcax Coaununlty Club was held yesterday, of mush importance in M fa- tare and work the clib was takes up and discussed. A coauaittea was appoUnci to go iato nutter ot a telephone at the C.P.R. >taUon. who wilt take the polHlw. N Grippe and other wiattr ailnunia caused a' keen controverey as to whether or not 'flu his re- turned, to Charlee ConAa is acting superin- tendent of CaUrarj- street railway. No appointment at a ancecMor to Thomas The of the Mtuitoba government telephone, tabled In the legislature, thews dtlivit of This includec the >am ot 132.- 1S8 paid on tie pay-' roll to asd depecdents of tha mm foiernment telephones vho enlisted. The 'actual than s tllfhtly morv view ot securing at grant for the pur- pose of soluble books. staging the obligator "As the Dew From obligate by Mrs. Mary Fletcher, ''Send Out Thy Light." Presi- dent Allen to thank the people for attending the' conference, the- choir for their splendid work, under the direction of J.'O. Bridge; Miss Babcock, organist and accompanist to all solos; also tlieVplendli'jrihlor boys' chorue. The etenlng session, under the di- rection of the M. I. A., convened at 7 o'clock. "We Tliank Thee, O God, for a was the opening song. B. Herringer offered the prayer. An. them, "Mount Zion." President Pal- mer gave the report of the Mutual work. President B. J. Wood was the principal speaker; _Mu3ical numbers were furnished by F. C. Steel, solo; mixed quartette froia Raymond; piano selection, .Mri. J. A. Rlrte; vocal (juet, Mrs. H. Wood an'1 Mrs. Babcock; solo. J. O. Bridge. Funeral services were held.on Sun- dny afternoon over the remains of the late E. W. Tomllnson, a Magrath old-tlrnor, who passed away on Thurs- day last. Mr. A. Mercer was in C. P. R. OFFERING FREE SCHOLARSHIP AT McGIM, _______ MONTREAL, Feb. Hall, vke-pretldent of the iin Pacific Rillwiy, announMd that thi tompiny offirlng i free tchelmhlp ef ing and visiting trip from the eas on Siturdiy. 'The Vulcan Poultry and Pet Stoc a tf in conoectlon ralstec and care of ponltry. A'very whist drive and dance wae rhe auaoices of tfie toda! Avenlng club ot the and Samaritan Lodge on Tues- day night. About 100 people were pre- and a Vary good time is re- ported. The dance held by. the Oddfellows in their hall on Friday night was a pleaunt social function. .The' Har- mony Five, orchestra supplied the music. A .masquerade and. dance will be held in the Commodity theatre to- ght. Young aliil um are.r'repiiiug forget their real selves for a OUTG, and to assume characters that would perhaps suit them .better for time being.. It is rumored that the one and only Hadfield will visit mean the coming week, when he will o further into details regarding his roposed contract with the-lmunicipall- let for the coming season. We hope >t we will not need any artificial means of inducing the moisture to de- cend this but Mr. Hadfield's proposition. is a very fair one and it will coat nothing to try it put. Capt lolett, who .has visiting Ir. and Mrs. J. Marshall' airtee Jan Sih, returned to Calgary yesterday lapt. lolett Is. leaving for Japan-on a government Association are holding their first an nual eihibltfbn in the I.O.O.P. hall o Thursday the 12th instant. charge of the services. The .ebolr sang. "God Moves in a Mysterious War." Prayer was offered by J. Gibb; "Unanswered a duet by Mrs. Watson and Mr. Bridge. Mr. Z. Jacobs, of Cardslon, vras the first speaker, being an old acquaintance ot deceased. He spoke of the good character itnd cheerful disposition and bis acquaintance yrlth him and his wife. President E. J. Wood, of Cards- ton, also spoke, he being acquainted with Mr. Tomllnson before he camo to this country, and related experi- ences of his while in the mission field, of tlic faithfulness of departed and his family. Mr. A. Mercer also spnke of" the splendid characteristics of Mr. Tomltnion and his gcort wife and .spoke words of comfort to the be- reaved The choir for the Weary and the benedlc- cipally owing to the untiring an unselfish services ot the Secretar Mr. J. A. Lindsay. The judges ar Mr. P. J. Timms'of Calgary and M Q. M. Oormie of Edmonton. Ther will be three demonstrations of ing; one of killing and dressing an ehortly, Mason NOT merejy a .beautiful case, but wonderful tone producer..... You never hear a scratch. Sold in Cabinet -Style, tOnly Upwards You never think.of big-money on cloth.es or any- thing without examining various ograpbs. Stt Mason Hitch- before Have Those Tired, Aching Feet Looked After This Week ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, THE 13th and 14th insl., an expert from the Scholl Manufacturing Co..'. will be at our store t6 give expert advice on; Foot Troubles, and the mechanical relief ,of 'all-1 troubles. Mate arrangements now to have those trouble- some feet corrected before the hot weather com- mences. If you are now wearing supports and not getting entire satisfaction, bring them in and get them re- adjusted. A8K TO BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AGES W. J. Nelson Co. SHERLOCK BUILDING BUILD OF------ BRICK The good soft snowstorm on Satur- day ww a welcome visitor Ihe gen- eral principle. every little helps. SPANISH WOMEN WANT THE FRANCHISE XAORID, Feb. small body ot women who favor the fran- chise., for their sbx and who are ar- ranging for the International Wom- en's Suffrage Alliance- congrers to be held here in May. arc meeting with considerable opposition, It is believed they will find U dif- ficult to find B hull In whlcb. (3 hold the congress, Several bishops have denounced thei movement, declaring It to be anil-' Christian nad anti-Roman Catholic. passes through West Bothwell, and a petition Is being cir- culated to apply for Ils use. A largo hole was knocked" through one end of Ihe Windsor G.T.R. sfiv tlon when a large frelebt engine left Iho tncV: ami rrajhei! Into (lie build- iff. tf LIBERAL CANDIDATE v WRIT8 ISSUED qUKDEC, Feb. Can- "adlan Stein, who iraa (elected by the Lib- eral convention candidate for KamourMka seat In the has written to Sir George Foster, acting prem- lor, asltlcg that writs for the bye-election be Issued. BRICK AND HOLLOW TILE CONSTRUCTION COSTS LUMBER SAVES-Painting Expense, Fuel, Insurance, Depreciation YOU CAN SECURE A LOAN on a BRICK and HOLLOWTILEBUILDING Let us quote you prices for shipment from stock or direct from We have a large stock and can. make immediate from Lethbri' mixed carloads of Brick, Hollow Tile, Cement .Plaster, Lime, Metal Lath, Board, Prepared Roofings, Nails, etc. of :aver J. B. TURNEY CO., LTD. Phone 755 Bwldss' Svpplm and Eqnpnent LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. S. fnj ;