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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TI1K KUALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, Ubc Tbevato I DAIUY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED eth Street South, W. A- Buchanan President and Managing Director John Tarrance Business Manager TELEPHONES Office........... Office 1252 tuu'-i'.'s: ami the boanl at the time of provision Is. however. lo covtr of moil wlia may iun bo alile lo ray tho too per cent. but who have had already experior.co in Canada, and I who arc otherwise so quill tied IT I EC> as to espvvially fit them I (as In these eases ihe whole r part of the 10 cent, way be db- may IK- left ouiug them up to The imereM on ihe balance owing is to be 5 per cent, anj "All is be payable on the amortisation plan by .'o annual instalments. -The bosrJ is also given authority provide the soldier with iaipl-r- sn'3 tiook up to a maximum val- t of it-will be seen thai ihis above the figure that from front problems of the times but he tad list- ened in vAiu lor any plan or policy emanating from the u bench- Membsr Audit Bureau of Circulations. Subscription Ratts: APP'RfepfATION OF OUR Dal ly, de Ivvered-. per week .15 I) li! d? 1: ve red; per "year J i .PW "Daily, by miil, per year Weekly by nail, per year......Raff WeeHly. by mail, peryfcir to Dates ol expiry ot subscriptions ap- pear- dailv oa address label. Accept- ance of pipers after Authority to" SOME ASPECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT the sub-. Federal Govern- ment arranges for the enemy aliens to leave the country, ihe sooner will the 11 a employ mem situation be relieved. It Is estimated by familiar triih local conditions that about per of the oneiny aliens, in this dis- trict, are willing to Voluntarily go' oacfe to the lands of their birth. Ob- stacles, not of their cnflOJicg, are in' the way at thoES obstacles are the Easier will it to find employment in relurofcTl .menu. The. government should 'enable these Aliens to leave-.Canada.. Most dt the. coal mines are. either ihosed darrn" or only irorkiiis _ a few days a weefc., jMrty. jrer of a remedy anil then disavow their responsibility by criticism. If there! were suggestions from amongst ihrt opposition or independent ranks us to how the present problems should be met he thought it was a duty that, ihese should be made known. However, Mr. AVoolf confessed that he did not sec how the problem of reconstruction was be met''in a provincial way if the soldiers' ques- ;ion was to-be separated the interests of oilier classes in the country. He recalled lhac the labor conditions of 1914 were not healthy. It could not. be disputed that such condition? were brought ebouc by the cities atiempting to. outgrow the The g reaiKsl iu a iwrioJ -.'I Li ilr. Kwiug'i uuiiit urautiii' u' subject o. tiaiur.ii I sakl he to i-e-o tllscussoJ fully, noi in view of ro- s. The ol fCiUrai sor- c-rnmont lliat u( a lor iho resoutvos, for the account ing of tiieso j in trust to tht- lutiiro rvsldvntsl of tlio It ii-as a whether the lauds hud been csi for itio gentr.il benefit ol Canada. "The problem is one which be so'iYExl by a mere wave ot tho hand." Mr. Hwlug. "1 for pared from f rights, but 1 uui not pro at hand to for a definite and arbitrary demand that tho federal govonuiient turn over these resources without a final and fundamental setlloment will bo satfefaciory to all ot Catuida today and in ihe future Mr. Ewing argued that tbe province had really never fully and ly presented its case for the restora- tion of ks resources. He would like to seo the (jxieslion settled pormaiient- ly nnd for the- of lime, but such n teltloniont ho could not hope for until the federal govern meat with a complete atid Snyontory of the Grand Hally Planned for Nexl Named (Krorn Our Hwr, MAC. RATH. Feb. Tho se enteruinmcnl for tho old of Masrulh and district Vill -fco the hall OH Thursday, honored guests will Ue ceuL of the people] such inter-provlnctial problems were in the cities when the boom...... collapsed. The reason was not far to Farming had not betn prof- itable. It -was a hard struggle against low prices and adversity. Grain was sold for 36 cents a bushel. He Xnew' by personal experience c! ths-early1 hardships. Then came the war.and high As for'tho souUi there was in.1915 a harvest equal onjhe vrave ot inflated .profits. Following wer years of ase, oil wi- dows auJ The guesls wil bp taken in cars lo the Assembly HaV ami a hot dinner will be served ai 12.30 o'clock. Iu tho afteraoon a gow program will be prepared consisting of music, tpeecIiM, etc. The genera in charge is ns Cbalrnifui. A. 11. Rasmusseii I'a'aes- A. CritichfieM and Mes daiurs Woollfly, Taylor, Harrison, Hit Her and I'oulsen. The other committees are: Program Mw. Alslon, Mrs. Merkley aud Jas t'arron; Sarah PoulFen. chairman, Mpsdaines Harris Bailey. Cook. Clara Ftowler. An ,_______ ,_______ ._ nio Karren. Sarah Nellsen, Xanc adjusted beyond tho possibility of alroleiuan, Croohstou, Harriet Palmer revival of dissent ion. tij'5 settlement time whole situation. II was not satisfactory, iho struggle oi province against province would continue. The people of Canada broad vision aud a sense oC but was in'the >best interests of all that sit firi that making these provisions ah- two years 'of ISVLvul'WlS and solntely- clear In advance, no injustice will be done. terms of the law as now en- acted are .as can readily lie seen r.ueli as-to Dominion to a very outlay with regard to each man who .qualifies as a settler under the act. In the case of cien who may he entitle 1 to have the cash payments dispensed commitment, may run HIP to In the case of oih- ers, >wbo wiUuof course, ie the vast it i.'nlay reach make" -tie: scheme a success it is therefore "linperatively necessary now nearly all the gains of the years were 'It must be re- alized" that the .back to j XuUio Maikhi. N'ora Gurney, Franci Hut Mr. Ewing pointed out what Hacking, Menetta Cook. Maucl Fosse might occur if this rivalry continued 1 and Mrs. IV Anderson; SolidUti into ihe nest generation, and when Committee, Geo. Card, clialrmnn. C more and more people from olher j HnrrU. K. Cook, 11. Mel drum, Geors lands in the west The soli- "normal -conditions. It must bs than watching the grain grow and cat- tle increase. Survey Man Power Mr. Wool! said he kwa_s willinv; to assume responsibility "ia' being con- ditions and he had care taken not to en- bound many mloers out of wort nnUI falL, "What is needed now Is a public and pro- courage' meji to settle who are not capable ,of or likely to sncceed. To darity of Canada might become men- aced. This should lie fin- al ly and definitely settled, not bur- rieilly, but on the baiis ot a thor- ough accounting of all the points ami conditions at issue, Mr. Ewing defended the absence of Premier Borden overseas when the conference regarding- resources was on. The mission on which Sir Robert ture and welfare of all Canada. should undertake ihe initiative in tho work of rc-csfeliKshtueiit. iu the prov- ince as to expect the-Alberta govern- iDent (o carry out a .policy before there was a move from the federal Gurney. D. Fowler, M. C. Croobston, A. Merklcy, Gco. Bailey Transporlaiion. Coleman. I. Sa cey. Fred Bradshaw, A. BrlfES, ERFECTION COCOA vrith cup oi thiv delicious Cocoa for breakfast, n makes a eptecdid foundation for tbe dsy't work. Made in Canada THE COWAN COMPANY Limited Toronto ICS government. The first real suggestion the lice. He advocated a survey the oppogilion came fronl t.ho aU the man power of the-Urge towns, member frora Pincher Creck jn and cities ol provinces with a view of each casc the propQsai was m6l tllo Ilnditig out how many civilians ai atmouDcemcnt from received. Letters present employed, in industrial: ca- such pacities desired to go on the land it gram during the 'spring "and summer! months will. engage nien, OBtil mining becomes acriTe again. j Wben Epriag opens, the lanns nay utilize a conardcrable number of the unemployed. Probably there will he some building operations that will en- gaga stilled and unsldlled labor hut In the the country is dependent upon extensive public vorks and rail- road construction to meet the present requirements. The Dominion and Provincial'. Governments should not delay in getting their building pro- grams into operation. [As the soldiers return, the situation will become worse. In thi5 district, apart 4ram agriculture, tbe coal mines of.'er the niost employment, tut as we said be- fore, very lew men are likely to he employed there for some months. It is well to recall lhat about 3000 trs in District Xo. 18 enlisted lor or- erseas service. At least 2000 are still io come home. "Where will they find employment? Mines are already lay- ing hundreds of men and even (f JO per cent; of the alien enemlea do leave the country, the mines canont haurtle at present at any rate the men who will be seeking employment. ityislVnte onlv conditions were assured iSLS waste the time and energy of the set- tler. U-is, hoped that the organization" will take care of this danger, and will be such as to sift ojiit the men.who possess tnoTrledge, add ee as seltlers In this country, "Every precaution is beins taken to guard against, improvident purchase. The order-inveountn does not provide for'.efc'prtfptfitlon as ft was', felt that Ihc-re'would oe no-need of eipropria-] tion prior to the subject being dealt; with hy parliament, bnt the bill that: will fce presented to the house will con- tain provisions for expropriation where the owner demands more than a fair price for his land. The expropriation provisions will, of course, apply to land, not at present in use, that is to wild land or to farms withheld from production. 'Meanwhile, it is said, the board-has every reason to-be- confi- dent that there will be an abundance of land made: availabla for purchase at the most reasonableJ prices to satis- was actually "under way. Grazing Leases Mr.-Woolf wouid show whether Ot- Matkin, H. W. Bradshaiv, C. Jensen Reception. Mr. and''Mrs. H. S. Vv'rlgli Mrs. Shellon, Mrs, Turner. Other rnemherj of commiUees: Chris. Foul- sen, P. Anderson, C. Passer. R- Rasniussen and T. Passey. This is an affair which takes place twice a year, A summer otitins ie al- ways held, then during the winter months another entertainment. U is for All people living in the district of the above mentioned age and the committee very much desire that those living out of town attend. A number of letters have been ceived from our boys thank- ng the Red Cross for the nice Christ' England, France, Belgium and Ger- many have been received and follow- ing is part of the most interesting, from Sgt. O. who formerly lived at Del fionlta: PA ICKED UP IN ASS1NG FOH THE HL'SY MAN lildJen away, drank Ihe contents and ended her lire. People who expect sometime to learn lo fly will flnd'encourageinenl in this remarkable statement in a Imuk .called Horatio Barher. present conditions the average young nun can learn to handle an air- plfltie and put it through all tho known tritfcs of looping, rolling.. spins, side-slips, etc., after a period of instruction of no than from twenty to thirty hours of actual flying...-Flying is remarkably safe, given n good nerve and average _. intelligence. It's just as safe as drSv- buildings are complete! six million dot- jng a bigli-riowcreil car.at a smart paco George n. Gordon, a pioneer of Swan Late, Man., died at N'anatmo, B.C. Nat Goodwin, the aclor, lolt an es- tate of only By the lime Ihe Manitoba parliament lars will have heen sjtenl. Radical and nndeairable aliens of innesota and the northwest are be- along Fifth Avenue." deported. fawa should be censured, fie. read n The Dominion government is Bitting "fed ujV on "collect" telegrams. It lias teen decided in some particular cases amJjit-may be niadu F. G. Rut-haoan, who for the past i bin .with the five >ws has occupied the position of jcost ol. tbcsc mcBsaseB. It Is Hlatwl o? schools in the Hanna that mcBsagea are ilcvcr DrtcJ, aiul in most cases they aro_dilpllcatetl over arid over again. The west, particularly. is given to the practice, and 'it about been decided to'putaircntl to it. If people want to" communicate with the government, It Is pointed out, the mails .are -must-wIrcy.Jt -Is (elt they tlo it at their own and not at the public exnonse. The preat bulk of the mes- sages are not on urge tit1 mutter 3. of the federal government. Bat fy requirements until J statute is TfclE LATEST DEVELOPMENT Irj'SOLDIERS' SETTLEMENT Soldiers' land Efitttemeol lias gone through yarioua stages since the orlg- i'nal legislation was passed.by parlia- ment.' Experience, has necessitated change's, in order to meet situations tiiat have arisen. Thla weei import- ant changes have foeen announced and li orief. lo'put them fully before the iiiblic ire below the provisions as they now Eland: i "The soldiers' settlement in favested with authority and provided Jrtth funds for the purchase ol lands infted (or Immediate eeUlement by iloIdlersT They are also empowered to pnrchasa'slock, equipment and inK matioiSl forM'e lo aetUew. Sales lire lo at .cost .price to Oic board. is'.the" loftenlton tC the b'cjard ;far'as possible, tho soldier 1vlll select his ewji land, the price off tourso being subject lo supervision by 'ihe board. In every case, as well, be- fore, the assistance of the board in Iho purchase can be tfie sol- dier must pass qualification cotinclli at least one of which is eslablisheii in the province which qualification coun- 1 rll determines or not the ap- plicant -Is reasonably certain to suc- ceed as n farmer. "if the seltlcr so qualifies and the land selected is deemed sut-li as will L.jiablo proper flppllratlfn lo earn for himself u living tfiereou and to pay for it, the puKhafr: is trough 'the nssisianro of ihe lioanl. the soldier being aaked to paykten c'piit of the purcliafie jlrlc'e in HolHio'ro lhan JJ.500 mint be Iclt out- In brief, the soldier selects his land, the government finances the purchase, supplies the implements and equip- ment, protects the soldier's crop acj equipment from seizure, and general- ly safeguards him in the early years of his farming operations. As high as will be advanced on generous terms. The statement quoted conveys the hope that plenty of desirable land will -be available for purchase and that Ie the matter that has been wor- rying the soldier most. Once he can select a good piece a! land, the ar- rangements for acquiring it and oper- ating it, must be recognized as quite fair and easy to handle. Gradually the land settlement problem is being FOlv- ed, and It I., the great problem that concerns thousands of our returned men. Many difficulties have faced tho government in dealing wllh it, tut it would seem that a basis has been reached where the soldiers have now offered them a good opportunity to upon an agricultural career, with the money and equipment provided or; very easy conditions. declared that any land settlement! scheme should be available for both; soldiers, and civilians; the' soldiers to have first choice.- Exempt from Payments for 5 Years ilr. Woolf proposed that the return- ed soldiers foe placet! on personally selected land aud for the first five years be exempt from any payments ot principal or Interest1 on such pur- chases. H would be, impossible for (hem to make -paymenis sooner in the farming venture. And it the sold- ier failed tbs government should take back the place and pay the man for obtained thes.e1 leases and in each are all saving our parcels ablement, with proper provision tor wives and children. cass as read them to Ior' Christmas day for a grand cele- be staunch, Eupporters-fil the ConseD'- bratjon vc hope will he our ativc government i only one In Germany. all improvements. 1919 i Blank The federal scheme of placing sold- ier applicants on land only after they had been ei.amlned and passed by a provincial council meant that 191" would be a blank so far as ponenc in the ,uld he surprised if you could Residents ot Ripou. Wisconsin, for- mer tiomo of Geo. D. llerron, recently holding these an outrage. said jhe! firaV th irdslon knew' th1 .nds hy was .pie the Rhine. We, that is tha llth Bri- gade, were given honor ot going over first as the Inspecting general reported we were.ihe cleanest, neatest acquired was when they were brought: and smartest brigade In the Canadian lolltical messenger to Corps. We all think this a great lion- farming was concerned. If the federal back by the seemed to resent-any reference to Ollawa but it urtgbl as well bo ar- gued that the cilies at the province several thousand acres had been leas-'in' thu following battles since Aug. ed lo [arm speculators on a five Amiens, Arras, Monchy, basis'. Certainly Ihe.relnrned Eoldiers indiy, Hourlon Wood, Canal du Xord, "The menace of these-people is: gettlns a chance down inert cambrai and Valenciennes and vari- declared Mr. Woolf.jfor in nearly every Instance the lev oua others ami not one of us received a scratch. he tack In Magrath soon to thank you all for youi kindness, I am. Yours SGT, WKATJIKHBY. (Sgt. Wcathcrhy does not slate who The Aibenan calls Prof. Stephen Ixjacoc-k, "McOill's rirink leader." be- causq ofjils opposition to prohibition. Mas the Albman forgollen that Steph- en lays claim-to'being a humorist? .its location cloSe to the American boundary, and with railroad connro tlon.s in all rlfrectiuns, made Ixith- bridge the logical point for Ihe linaii- quarters of the -Mounled I'olice for Southern perpetuate their language! sors were wealthy ranchers or bus- and relJgion, confine themselves en- tirely to their colony life and produce practically everything they require within this colony, piling up wealth but giving no citizenship in return." A. F. Ewlng A. P. Ewlng reviewed some p[ the arguments which had heen exchanged the1 govtnnnent spcajterg; claiming that criticism was ]ustitUrd tho lack of a prononncfement'.o' from'the government. lie consfdefed that.hannyDy was most but U waa the ortposiiior.'s duty to. organization until it was Known what the government had to offer; ttrleliy, Mr.Jvwing dtalLwiUi tlie-taking over hy the government of tho Lacomljis Another Case Ir, WonJf iuslancetl another case of political thb beiog of a postmaster at Cardstoti. THR olflclal was nian ol large Independent Interests but wlien in'tho olftcp1 he Ihere le t-tio The officer was1 another of pat- ronage at work claim of tiie relurn'jtl ,mnn be considered. h ,Magrattl va, Sgl. N Of l.hc, .menaco Mr. y; he has lieen over there some time ami was well known nmnlier of rclnlives residing At a meeting of the 'fieri Cross ex ftciitlvc held on Wednesday evening the following were appointed delegates ID tho annual convention at Calgary and Valley1 Hallway- owing {Now to the fortoitiirfl of hondft liy Jhc rail- way company.1 This 'the beginning of fteps in view of the Woolf snokp in no upcbrValn IcrmS. I'rcsltient, n. W. Uradshaw, vice-pro He declared thai he had4een proud of j Wood, and Jfcsdame the Canlston rionstltuijfc? In tho. pasl. Mercer. Gcddes and Shelton. Oibe not a foreigner to be found, important business was discussed am hnd thrown open jail offlcon are ns onthuslastfc as cvc us Rtxiakinr ilic Oarninn tr> carry on the work and do their fill rifilcrnnintc] to of the land foreign Ideals become and mule their hor.nrno, Unlleil State hficl never t'nla of Ihe owlngv tf> -reliRlous r nKainst lhf> iapreiiflfiiK alale'a went Tlia late Col, BclcKer liaO a re- eon! in the Mounted Police, as nn officer in the Soutli African had hlrn as a eitixeii fir J j-vvcr.il tin unift j.oimlar of- at tJitf, i'olu-e fiver was af this pfial. I In v.'.m nti iiilimcilc Trk-inl of the lak- Hir -Sain Sttel'1. ;miJ rcginler-in Canadn o j for Ihc Kuiii's.'Thr'y ili-fi'il Ib ami never rogisltrail, ihare. Tin: Fit" tiail Sivon (lie Wo men's Institute on Jiondny cvenln ivns a siiccMs. Tho prizes veto gi en lo Miwa Toomer anrt Mr. Ktocldarc Mrs. Afton Anderson was pleasant! surprised at lier Iromo hy a number o 'rlends on Monday adcrnoon, V pleasant altcrnoon waa home of Mrs. Crlliclrfteld whon nnrnhef of ladles met am) surprise her. Kveryone will he glail (o note 1.1m .hi, Vcrr- !'as5fy Is around again a tfjr her long illness. Neff'3 tnxl, Jonathan Alexander Pretty, foraer- of Saskatoon and for the vast three ears employed Ly the- I. P. Thomas ompany of Philadelphia, part of the me in steel construction work and cently as slinerintonilcnt of tnelr rge factory at Woodbury. N. J., was Jlefl. Hi: was a son-in-law of Malcolm bister, postmaster at Saskatoon. One of the largest and most success- il sales ol short horn entile over held iok place at Oueljili. There were 4C nimals from trie Thoniiinni slock arm by J. J. Kiliott uelph. The totnl amount of Ihe snle or.nr. average ol iSM per daii. The top price of Ihe day was !of A. Klldien, of HIHon, .1. .Toaen'h'a Jsland, u-ho has been Iri eailh time, administered alal doses to hcr.daugh- er, aged find two sons yoimger hnn the daughter, on Snntlay- after1- oil look a dote after- wards Jumping Into a well. rued from the well, ami, secxiring.a t of. carbolic Zam-Buk curss most atubbnrn skin diseases kores. This becauBO Zain-Bnli't rnethod of iieal- Ing Is sntirEly tiifforent and'Eup- erior lo that of ordinarylolntolenls! When applied not remain on the .'surface, skin, aa ordinary ointment, would...' Be- caQUO'of Its unusual, reflherajnt It penotr alea' lo" the ns lla- suas. '-7hts is" TVhare' akin troubles have .tfcelr.'.orirtm. germlcldal propsrlfes, of anB-Butc then. destroy Eerm's and thoroughly clearisa ,tho diseases parts. Having, done the heal- IOB esscpccs Mntalned In Zam-Buk to allmulajo llio tissues, that cew, healthy skin Is quickly produced. result Is a complete and per- manent cure o! the sore or injury. Zam-Buk Is best for eczema, ring- worm, scalp sores, bolls, pimples, (eclhlng rash, nlcem, abscesses, running sores, "barbefa blood-poisoning and 'piles. As first-aid, loo. Zam-Buk Is Indlspcns- ablo. II slops bteed'ingv erids pp.lo, iriwi out (inn, prevents' hlood-polsonlng and iesls quietly. All deaUrs BOe, boi. i -FREE SAMPI.E.1-Send nima ot this and 1C. Zam- Buk Co., send Irco At gas, and Pleasarifc relief I y.oy atft.'J.Q upset yotir Don't botherl is EXTRADITE THEM SANTIAGO. 13. n result anarchistic ijitlbreakfl and i bow sides of Iho rronlier, thn, Chilean olflce h preparing n wftd Argon- llna for Ihe exlradlKon of Ihe offen- ders. ;Thc iiibnfent; Tnpc'3 Diapcpsiii reaches yoiir unselllcd stomach all tlic lumps of indigestion pnin, sour- ncss, gases, acWily, licadacllft Sffii dyspepsia go. Costs so lillle at Hriig UPSET? pape's ;