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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THI LOCAL NBWi WHERB TOU BXPBCT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD m nBAuvi or LOCAL NlWt SATURDAY, FEBRUAIW 113, 1021 LETHWUDGU. ALBEHTA. Winnipeg Pastor Receives A Call To Wesley Church Rev, J. W. Melvin, M. A., Vet- eran of World War to Suc- ceed Rev. 0. E. Cragg PAGE SEVEN The official board of Wesley church lias extended an invitation to Rev. J, Vv. Melvlii, M. A., B. D., of Winnipeg to succeed Rev. Chas. E. Cragg as pastor, at the expiration of the latter gentleman's successful pastorale iu Juno next Mr. Melvin has accepted the invita- tion subject to the action of the trans- fer committee and the stationing com- ouittee. According to the ul! the Methodist church, a minister can only bo transferred from one confer- ence to another with the sanction the transfer committee which meets annually. The only difficulty that faces Wesley church in obtaining Mr. iMelvin Is in connection .with tlie transfer but it is hoped that a solu- tion will be found, IEEJTOFALLEN HEV. G. II. COBBLEDICK Of Edmonton, who will lie the special speaker at Wesley Church on Sun- day at thp ceremony of the unveil- ing of tha Memorial Tablet. dates on which they became due had been altered. The Mystery Receipt The pivot ou which the Schwartz- 1 Oucrin case hinges is the receipt for Mr. Melvin is a young man of high mortgages executed by Schwartz, Intellectual attainments and for a Ilis wife aml for tno purpose o( number ot years was a professor at obtaining a loan from Ouerin's bank. Out this important developments aro anticipated. It- Is the mystery document in the case. This receipt, Guoriu and Handed to Wesley College, Winnipeg. During the war he served- overseas, with a Winnipeg battalion, first as an officer in the Signalling Corps, and later as Chaplain. Rev. Cragg to Wingham Transfer of Rer. C. .E. Cragg to the London conference will follow his acceptance of a call to the Wing- ham, Ont., Methodist Church. Rev. Mr. Cragg has been for four years pastor of Wesley church, during Schwartz, was lost by the latter anil found some months later. The top j of it is torn, and this, according 'to the carbon copy in possession of Criieriu, is alleged to have borne tho j words Sweet Grass, with tho date I August 25th. and the amount of the liability ot Schwartz to the hank. The datf) August 25th. with which time ho has been an unceas-, the words Milk lower ing worker. Among the things ac- j down in the original receipt, with words to '.he effect that if the loan was not obtainable the were to be returned to complished during his term was th addition of the Hue new plpo organ to tha church equipment. Rev. Mr. Crags has also Had an offer from a words do Winnipeg church but is understood to have preferred the Ontario call. E Resume of Case to Date Which Is Taking So Much Time in Court After having occupied the attention of the court for eight days, the Schwartz-CJuerin case was on Friday to Monday morn- Ing. In his opening address Mr. Ben- nett, iu concluding it, referred to tlio lact that in the statement Schwartz Kave Guerin, ou the return of the latter from the rest be had been tak- ing at his old home in Minnesota, his liabilities to his creditors were He referred to the quantity of liquor In the basement of the Farmers and Merchants Bank at Sweet Grass, which Schwartz in his evidence spolco of, stating that this had nothing to do with Guerin or the bank; that the liquor was placed there for safe keep- Ing by the parties to whom it belong- od, and .was removed from the hotel Just before prohibition came into lorce in Montana. The door was re- moved and the aperture bricked up, BO it was impossible for Schwartz or any one. else to have gone down to tho basement. Up to the time of adjournment Mr. Johnston, formerly on the staff of tho Sweot Grass bajik, and now with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, under examination. His evidence occupied much time as he was taken over all the transactions of Schwartz with the Farmers and Merchants Bank, with the bank books before him. It transpired that in the case ol notes due the bank by Schwartz the mortgages Schwartz. not appear iu the carbon copy, nor is there any sign in the original that thny were Interpolated. The document reads straight ou.' Schwartz disputes that the receipt was signed on August 25th. lie claims that it was signed at Milk River on a date prior to this. He did not, he alleged, notice that in the lift he held the date was mention- ed as August 25th. Case in a Nutshell The case in a nutshell Is that Schwartz claims that the JIG.000 loan for which the mortgages worn given was for the purpose of paying off his creditors and for carrying on his business, and that at the time he was not indebted to the bank. Ouerin, he claims, used the money, which was never given him, for the purposes of clearing oft the indebtedness of Schwartz to tho bank. The creditors got nothing, and Schwartz himself, as ho claims, got nothing. Schwartz claims that in spite- of tho words In She receipt he holds from Ouerin, that the mortgages were to be returned if no loan -was obtainable, that C-ueriu procured one R. K. Dunhlozier, pur- porting to be a notary public iu the state of Montana, to certify that Schwartz and his wife took oath be- fore him, whereas in fact the said Dunblozler was not present when the plaintiff nor when his wife signed the affidavits, nor did they ever sweur before him. Schwartz further claims that on the strength of the false affi- davit of Boyce who, as lie alleges, was procured by the defendant Guerin to make an affidavit before a notary public that he was present when the mortgages were signed and executed, and with the false certifi- cate ot Dunblozler, that Guerin did procure the mortgage to be registered in the land titles office of Southern Alberta, when the same should have been returned to him, according to the receipt he held, in the failure, as Schwartz alleges, of his obtaining the loan. These statements the defence denies, and will proceed to try to con- trovert. Ceremony at Morning; Session By Brig.-Gen. Cobbledick Speaker On Sunday next the lablet erected to tho memory or tho men "who con- sidered not their lives dear unto themselves, but freely laid them down for their is to. bo unveiled. This memorial service will be hold III the morning, n seems eminently appropriate that the pastor in tharga of tho church at the outbreak of the war, and who was personally ac- quainted with the majority of the fallen heroes, should be tho preach- er on this occasion. The Rev. G. II. Cobbledick, a former pastor will preach morning and evening. Sub- ject in tho morning, "A Memorial to Cur Heroes." Tho unveiling of the tablet is to he in charge of General J. S. Stewart, who had the honor of rocruiting one of iho batter- ies of the city, and whose brigade some of these men belonged. The Great War Veterans will attend the service in a body, and seats will lie reserved for them. The music of Sunday, lioth morn- ing 10 FOURIH PLACE GRANUM PARTIES ON LIQUOR SALE CHARGE The trial opens today in the A. I1. I1, courl at Madeo'l, before MnirirftrJto iUiiTfil, of J. Autiet ;iml residents Gr.anum, who arc chars- ed with unlawfully selling liquor. The parties mentioned are implicated in the theft of k quantity of liquor from ja C. P. H. car, while tho liquor in bond i being conveyed from Calgary to I Lethbridge. The chief part of the cargo was gin, and it is alleged that stuff ut ;5u a case? They I Medipinc Hat Attendance Toll into the hands of the A.P.P. at Higher Last Madeod by a ruae, in which an order was given them for a case of gin. This they delivered personally, and wcro arrested by the police. Following the hearing of the charge of unlaw- fully telling liquor, the defendants will be charged with tho theft of it from the 0. P. R. car. It is understood that there are two cities, towns and olher centres Is evi- dence of the mroiiR hold the picture play bus taken on tlio masses. "Compare tho crowds attending the says Mr. IXmglas, "with the attendance at churches ou Sunday and wit cannot halp hut draw attention to tho wide range and high value ot the opportunities for menial and moral development presented by tho moving ntcturn show, opportunities that have been and nro largely neglected. Spas- modic outbursts of opinion and tlio good judgment of tho censors are tho only barriers against demoralising influences of pictures and plays that appeal to tlio lower passions of hu- Theutre Tax Here Liithbridge fell back in its place iu the province in the matter of theatre attendance; during Medicine Hat went ahead. Calgary led tiie pro- vince with Edmonton second. In Lethbridge the total ;idmissioiis were other parties arrested in Calgary who 303.439 ami the tax returns amounted are implicated in the affair. if0 Sn. and evening will bs of a special I Dominion office is conducting a test character. Dr. J. K. Hodgson, F.R.! case Ottawa in relation to manu- "Dead' C.O., of Wesley church, Calgary, will j 'acturers license and tho sales tax. preside at the organ. His musical Notice been received by J. .1. Selections at the morning service will Kcllas, Alberta secretary of the R. II. he as follows A-> to tlle effect threatening letters Prelude Andante Alleern from not "fr 8ent mlt tn encourage col- overture 'to Samson, Handel; by Inland Revenue department, tory "Daily Spinney March in Postlude, March in 'J" Orison. In the evening will render the following Prelude, Marche. "Funedre et Chaut Guilmant; Offertory, Minuet in Handel., In addition by collectors of there will bs the followiug musical inland Revenue I In the previous year i had 2SG.743 admissions and in taxes. Medicine Hat's admissions in 1920 were and the taxes were In admissions in Mccli- I cine Hat were and the tax was The attendance in Calgary was not as large in 1920 as in 1919. Tha at- tendance in (he province as a whole was; lurgcr. Calgary's attenduUie in 1920 was 2.S08.453 and for the prev- ious year was Tho 1920 ta.xes were and for 1919 they reached Edmonton's attend- ance reached iu 1920 and its luxes wero AH other places iu the province recorded iu attendance with taxes of These figures are included in the annual report of the chief censor ot" tho province, Howard Douglas. Tho report has been presented to Hon. J. E. Cote, provincial secretary. Licenses issued last year gave a revenue of as compared with ihe telegram, came from B., in 1919, while permits to- lESTCASEON 1HE SALES TAX Local Branch R.M.A. Hears What Ottawa is Doing in the Matter Tho Retail Merchants Association's "friii 1 5I' Trowcrn' Dominion secretary read as follows: "Minister of Inland Rev- enue has definitely promised us that pending issue of our test case which has been instituted "against a retail merchant here as requested by us no further action will he taken or threat- [elections "Lead Kindly Light." Frighe-Evans, ick Blackburn, of if whom Dr. Rogers of Calgary, says he is the finest tenor in Western Can- ada. Solo, "The Regi- nald De Kowen, Mrs. Ernest Layton, L.-A.B., soloist.jjf Wesley church. An- "The Souls of the by Wesley Choir, consisting of over fifty voices. "Comfort ye My Messiah; "Every Valley Shall be by Mr. Frederick Blackburn. Duet, "Love Divine All JLove Stainer, Mrs. Ernest Layton and Mr. Frederick Blackburn. Anthem, "fear Not, O Spickes. talled as against tho previous year. Nine new theatres were opened; 79 extra public halls obtained licenses, and 5443 reels of films came into the province. Of these films 20G4 were passed by the' censor's office without examination; 3379 were screened in the government theatre j In Effect Only in Northern Al- berta .Say iocal Officials The new oil regulations announced today from Ottawa offer better chan- ces to private capital to develop the- northern oil fields than the old regu- lations according to local land office officials. These regulations do not ap- ply to Southern Alberta. in the regulations a prospector is allowed to file five claims, aggregat- ng acres. mention is mado of a minimum, tions the minimum was eighty Allowance of Cartage Charge Where No Delivery is Maintained Cartage charges of fifteen cents on a hundred pounds can now he levied at all points by the Dominion Express Company. The new rcgulatioiib allow this. Previously a. charge of flfteeu cents was allowed at points where the company maintained a delirery sec- vice but It was not allowed where such son-ice was not being glren. This means that the fllteen can be charted at every point where the company delivers parcels to a station in southern Alberta, whether a delivery system is maintained or not at that point. The result of this ruling is that in- stead of 35 per cent, increase in ex- press rates to non-delivery points, ths increase is ofttn 45 or BO centi. PR 61 ECTING GAME PROVICES :OOD Department of Agriculture estimates that the passing oC the Migratory Bird Law. which forbids shooting of birds in the spring, has gained Under the old rejula- tn to the country. In many dia- tricta whore moro than eighty acres was ob- tainable. The maximum acreage was 640 acres. What bearing the retro- active clause will have on tho present Ilings in the north country cannot be ascertained here. WESTERN LUMBERMEN INTERVIEW PREMIER OTTAWA, Feb. lum- retall merchants at Edmonton. 1T4 reels were condemn- j bernien are to interview the minister whom the government claim are snii-jed and in 112 eliminations- were of finance this afternoon in regard to ject to' by Mr. Preder- saies tax until the ca ;dicine Hat, of the courts. You will manufacturers license and s settled in be promptly acl- TVo hundred delegates are attend, ing the convention of B. C. Boards of Trade. MASQUERADE SOCIAL IN UNITED CHURCH HALL Monday, Feb. 14 MADAME ZOMA real gypsy palmist, in attend- ance. Tickets 50c. T.30 p.m. made. Fifty appeals were registered against the censor's decisions and of __ this number 81 were passed. It is ex- vised of the outcoufe of the test case." plained in the report that where a Him has passed the other eastern cen- with approval it is not specially At the close- of tho evening service Dr. Hodgson will give an organ recital "Improvisation on a Well Known Tune." Question and answer Toccata for Organ Sympony No. examined here. The chief censor offers some timely comment in his annual statement, noting that the continued development of the moving picture business in the the levying of the sales tax. The questions under consideration deal with administration of tho tax. where the birds Tvere almosc eitinct, they are rapidly increning in numbers, it is said. SHOE REPAIRS For beet irork at lowest prices try MUTTON PERKINS Practical Shoemakers 41Ba Fifth St. S. Phone 693. Does It Pay? bake or buy other bread when you can set such wonder- fully good bread from us fresh every day. Does It pay to try and find bet- ter bread than ours Try a loaf and let your home lolka answer! John Ltd. Blktrt of Ouiktr Breid. PHONE 378. We will restore failing eyesight at. small cost. The price, of the glasses will do- PHONE 1813 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. 5-6 Acadia Building 312 Third Avenue South USE MILK IN COOKING t Make thick, creamy crisp, delicious croquettes, rich yellow custards. Scraps ot meat, vegetables, flsh, etc., served a milk saner, assume an appearance nnil a taatn in simply de- lectable. Crystal Dairy Phone 1579. I jurnflhe GETTING RID OF BRIGHT'S DISEASE SATURDAY HEALTH TALK NO. 19 (By Hyrum Smith, D.C.Ph.C.) The coming on of Bright's Disease Is always gradual. The first Indica- tion, is usually puffiness of the eye- lids, weakness, and general ill health. The urine .is scanty, highly colored, ami contains albumen. As the dropsi- cal condition increases, it interferes respiration and requires the suf- ferer to keep ;iu erect position. This disease is caused by a disturbance of the spinal Joints at what is called "kidney place." In severe cases, such as Bright's disease, tho misalignment of the "kidney place" joint is so great as to cause practically a paralysis of the kidneys. Instead of disposing of waste, the kidneys become inactive, and the wastes poison the body. Chiro- practic spinal adjustments bring back a normal action, of tho kidneys and that means n. disappearance of tho dropsical conditions and a gradual return to health. They Found Recovery Through Adjustments "From 212 I dropped to IliS pounds. Two specialists called it Dri.dit's Disease. After tak- ing chiropractic for two months I was apiln able to do my farm Hriney, Chiro- practic Research Bureau, State- ment No. 1251. "I was down and out with In'il- ney trouble for nine years. The doctors said Bright's Disease and gnve mo lip for dead. After six with chirolM'nctiV, I %vent Itiic-k on tho road, a well B. Corns, Chiroprac- tic Research Bureau, Slatemeiit No. 12B2. ACT FOR HEALTH TODAY Delay adds to suffering. Consultation Is without cliarge or obligation. HYRUM JUNE B. SMITH SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 205 Sherlock Block 1677 and 1441. [CHIROPRACTIC CORRECTS DISEASES rOLLOWING HEAD EVES CARS THROAT pS> HEART1 W LUNfiS OMNCRCAS OSPLEEN- KIDNEYS L BOWELS .APPENDIX BUODEB LOWER LIMBS LOWER PITCHED NERVES, IMPOSSIBLE TO FURNISH PROPER IMPULSES (LIFE AND HEALTH) TO THEIR ORGANS AND TISSUES NERVES HEALTH -VIGOR-VITAL.TV anil SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS 25c 85c 4Sc Dromedary 30c. On sale at Lyle's Golden 4-lb. tins, each Tartan Raspberries 1Mb. tins ____... Lobsters, n p at.........35C Ontario Hand-packed Tomatoes Comb for Silver Bir Pineapples; 2 tins for 65c 20c 65c 80c [Florida Grape Fruit, 15c, 2flc Fresh Eggs, per dozen... .7.....65c GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS. PHONES AND GENERAL MEETING G. W. V. A. AT 3 PJ. SUNDAY IN THE VETERANS' HALL Important; every member urged to attend. EMPIRE LIQUOR CO., LTD. 4TH AVENUE AND 4TH STREET OFFER AT LOW PRICES 90-GAL. STEEL DRUMS 40-GAL. WINE BARRELS and numerous other smaller containers. PHONE 1421. E ary Turcotte FEBRUARY 15TH, 1921 IE VETERANS' HALL BLUE BIRD ORCHESTRA ns can be secured from social committee or DANCING FROM 9 TILL 2. ;