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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HBRALD TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 15, TO21 PETER SPIES HAPPY JACK SQUIRREL BY THORNTON W. BURGESS The really clover folks aro those "U'hoVet their friends fur them to ih> The things they i-aimot o'o Tho whole world o'er vuii'll find this true. Rabbit. Peter Rabbit sat at tin: 01 a tree hi the Green Forc-st staring up ut Bobby Coon's doorwuy high above his head and wondering hr-'.v vnuler thu Bun he could find out the things he wanted to know. You know Peter can- not climb at all, and it v.-euld take a very good climber to reach that door- way. "It was silly of me to think I could find out anything by coming over thought Peter. "I don't see any signs that Bobby Coon has been out this winter, and if I had stopped to think, I would have.known that there wasn't a chance In the" world that he would happen to coirffe out at just tho time T came over'hero. I wonder if Bobby really is in there asleep. If I could know that I .would be satisfied." Just then Peter spied an old friend. It was Happy Jack the Gray Squir- rel. He was digginc down tiir, Know for a fat nut he bad buried in the fall. He hadn t seen rtic. i Peter had been sitting very still. Peter opened his mouth to speak to Happy Jack, but closed it again without say- ing a. word. An idea had popped into Peter's head. It ho couldn't climb Sappy Jack could. It would be no trick at all for Happy Jack to run up that tree to Bobby Coon's doorway. He would try to get Hanyy Jack to find out if Bobby Coon was asleep in that hollow tree. It wouldn't do to ask Happy Jack to do it. It would be just 'What are you staring at, he demanded. like Happy Jack to tell Mm that it was none of his .business. He must think of soine other way. Presently Happy Jack Squirrel found the nut he was digging for and up to eat it. It was then that he saw Peter. Peter was sitting at the foot of Bobby Coon's hollow tree with his head tipped back staring up at Bobby's doorway. Happy Jack grew curious. While he ate the nut he star- it. It looked just as it always had. When he hud finished the nut he scampered over to Peter, "What are you staring at, ho demanded. :'Bobby Coon's replied Peter. Happy Jack sat down beside Peter and stared, too. "Well, what's the matter with that be asked finally. replied Reter. "Nothing. I just thinking sad it would be never to see Bobby Cooirpoke his head out of that doorway Pet- Says the Receipt in Question Signed on August 25 in Milk Not Tally With Carbon Copy Tho adjourned of Schwartz vs lilierin on nioruiug, with tho defendant (itn'rin, lYeaidont of tlio Farmers am! Merchants Bank. Sweot Grass, in tin; witness bra. His ex- aininatkm was .conducted by Mt-Leod Sinclair, K.C. Witness that the statement shown him by Schwartz, mf May 10, 191P, the liabili- ties to liis creditors were put down at 51.000. Ho further deposed that Schwartz was indebted to tho bank at the time the mortgagee were exe- cuted in the sum of made up in four notes of and ili.OOO, with a total in- debtedness of Sinco the open- ing of an account by Schwartz with the bank all that by bad paid back the proceeds of a sheep sale on which the witness had a bill of sale. This he applied to Schwartz's indebtedness to the bank. The Disputed 6at: Coming to the date of August 25th, which is disputed by tho plaintiff the dato on which the mortgages he, his wife, and son signed, and tho re- ceipt signed, witness sU'.ed that tho mortgages were eiecuted on that date at the office of the bank at Sweet Grass, and that the receipt was sign- ed at Milk River on the evening of the day at the office o! Schwartz's store, to which he, in company with Harry Boyce, had gone. Tho receipt, he stated, was written on Schwartz's ypewriter by Boyce and handed, to er spoke mournfully. Happy Jack looked startled. "Who says Bobby Coon will never poke his head out of that doorway he demanded. "N'obody says replied Peter. "But how do we know he ever will? How do we know be is even inside there? How do wo know where he is or what may have happened to him? ed up at Bobby Coon's doorway. He II, for one, certainly .would miss Bobby couldn't see anything unusual about Coon." "But what makes you think any- thing has happened to Bobby persisted Happy Jack, staring up at that doorway harder than ever. "I didn't say I do replied Peter, still in a mournful sounding voice. "I was simply thinking how sad it would be il anything had. You don't suppose anything has, do "Xo, I retorted Happy Jack. "But it is easy enough to find out whether or not he ia in there. I could find out in two minutes. It wouldn't take me that long to climb up' there." "I wish I sighed Peter. "All right, I'll find said Happy Jack and started up the tree. Peter turned his head to hide a smile. (Copyright, 1921, by T. Vf. Burgess) The next story: "Happy Jack Changes His Mind.'' TAKES PAIN OUT OF RHEUMATISM Keep Sloan's handy for backache strains and sprains, too Liniment has been sold for 39 years. Today, it is more popular, than ever.. There can bo but one produces re- eults. Applied without rubbing, it pene- trates to the afflicted part, bringing relief from rheumatic twinges, sciati- ca; sore, stiff, strained muscles; backaches, sprains, and other Exter- nal pains, often the result of expos. nro. It leaves no mussinesa, skin etain or clogged pores. a large bottle for greater econ cmy. Keep it handy for use when needed. Your drugeist has it. Three ada. -35c, 76c, ?1.40. Made in Can- Sloarts LinimentS Simple Phosphate Strength and Energy- Building; Elements That Modern Foods Lack. Just one or two littlo tablets of real organic phosphate dispensed iu drug stores under the name of Bitro-PhoE-. -___ Iihate taken with each meal is proh-! written policies for a total of 50th Anniversary Ofllie Sun Life The year 1921 marks tiie fiftieth an- nirevsary of the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada which in tho half century of its existence had grown to jbe one Qf the largest and most suc- cessful life insurance companies in the world. A! comparison of the growth of the company's business by decades is per- haps the inost convincing proof of the .strength.of Its management and of the steady development of public con- lidence towards it. One year after It was organized, In 1S72, the company's income was .000; its assets, and it had ably just what you need to cause you By the year 1SSO the income had to jump out of bed in tho morning grown to with assets eager for the industrial battle of the lis2 insurance In force of fiay. j luS. From this time onward tha de- Modern fooia lack sufficient phoa-! vnlopmont of tho company, not only ii phorus, and that is why 40 per cent, i Canada, but in stretching out to mans of men and women today arc nervous, other countries of tho world, proceed Schwartz, witness retaining tho Aar- bon copy. He absolutely denied that :he words, "if loan not obtainable, :ho mortgages to be returned to the were on the original re- ceipt. The plaintiff contends that these words were there as testified to by the receipt he holds. Mn. Guerin Not Present Guerin denied, as tho plaintiff makes out, that his wife was present when the receipt was signed fact that the receipt was given at Milk River is not denied by either party, but plaintiff contends that it was at a date prior to August 25th, and that the mortgages were signed also at that prior date, but at Milk River and not at Sweet Grass. His understanding, he claims, according to the receipt he bokls, is that the mortgages were to be returned if the Iran of was not obtained. He avers that this loan was for the purpose of paying off his creditors, in an undertaking given by Guerin, but that Guerin-applied it, as he claims, for paying off an indebt- edness of Schwartz to the bank. This indebtedness Schwartz denies.) Wit-f ness wont on to show that his wife' was in Edmonton on August 22nd, leaving Sweet Grass the day before, and that she remained In Edmonton tor a little time. the Mortgages Witness went oil to say that he was in Calgary on September 3rd, the day tbe shipment of cattle from Milk Itiv- er leferred to in the previous evidence arrived, and that Schwartz was there Iso. The mortgages were regibtered n Calgary. They were prepared at the office of Lougheed and Benn4tt tml wera ready for execution on July 25th, 1919. Witness went on to say that he assisted Schwartz in buying To this witness replied th tho mortgages were mado out for th sum of so that a loau for tha sum could be obtained from anothc bank by the Sweet Grass institutioi if ii was needed, to apply t Schwartz's indebtedness. A Special Account In (he evidence siven on Tuesday i ;ioveloped that Schwartz had issued cheque of the Bank of Com inerco at Milk River, and a furthe L'iieque of to oiio Quinn in res pect to land deal from r. special ac count opened with tho Sweet Gras bank after the date on which th' mortgages were executed. Eight Kied In Train Ambush Irish Rebels Attack Train Carry- ing Soldiers With Msas- troos Results CORK, Feb. male pas sengers and one woman passenger and two members of the Irish Repub- lican army were killed today when a passenger train carrying troops was ambushed near Klnsale by Sinn Fein forces armed with bombs and rifles. Six soldiers, two railway officials and two women passengers were serious- ly wounded and several others slight- ly. The train contained 40 soldiers, who replied to the fire of the am- bushing party and a fierce battle fol- .owed. A relief train with the dead reached Cork this afternoon. FREIGHT STRIKcS SLEIGH ONE KILLED, THREE DYING QUEBEC, Feb. man, George Hamelln, Is dead, and three men, A, Srtinet and hit son and George Perron, are believed to be dying at a result of an Heel- dent on the Canadian National Railway at St Marc des Carrlerea this morning, when a freight train struck a sleigh in which they were riding level crossing. All are residents of Oesehambault, Que. MR. ROWLEY KNEW weak and run-down. Bitro-Phosphate is safe to take and Hlginbotham Co. or any good druggist can supply it at reasonable "DANDERINE" Stops Hair Coming Out; Doubles Its Beauty. ranid pace, as the tables to four decades indicate: 1S90 Income ............J Assets............. Insurance in force..: 11000 Income Assets Insurance in force.. 1910 Income'........'.... Assets............. Insurance in force... 1920 Income Insurance force.. Such a rrjwml stands alone In annals of life insurance co Canada. Nor after tuch the e companies in rl great A few cents buys "Damlerine." After-a few applications you. cannot ..find a fallen hair or any dandruff, UQ- achievement is there any sign that the company lias any intention of standing still on its for during the past year there was written In now insurance upwards of Which in itself exceeds by fjL'l) iiOu'oOO tlio high mark of llilll, which up to .that dato was a record fur the com- It i-i interosilng to that ..During its fifty ynars of cxislr-iuT. the Ufe has paid out to its policy- llmlilnra or thnir liRiieficlarlcs over ,j Details of the financial .statement of this company for the past year appear ulsewhcrc in tbi-' issue, and will bo stud led with more than usual iiltercsl in this its Jubilee year. VANCOUVER FIRE VANCOUVER, Kcb. 15.-Flro at an early, hour this morning completely Bldeu every hair shows new life, vigor, guttod the Lodgo restaurant and c-ib- brlKhtness, more color and abund- arot, Seymour Htriiet, causing a prop- erty- loss of cattle, making him advances. While Calgary on September -Ith, ha call- ed at the office of Brock and Co. and saw Mr. BIrkenshaw, the man- ager. He later went to the office of. Taylor and Moffat, lawyers for the firm, and iu regard to an enquiry made as to Schwartz'3 indebtedness to the bank he did not give Birken- shaw any satisfaction as he consider- ed his -customer's business confiden- tial. Te Secure Indebtedness Guerin reiterated that tho mortgag- es were signed to secure Schwartz ndebtedness to the hank, not for the mrposes of a loan as alleged. The al- egation made by Schwartz, that he signed a note for merely us an accommodation, was not true. This applied also to renewals. He denied he statement made by Schwartz that he showed him the liquor in the base- nent of the bank at Sweet Grass, and hat he had used any money procurer on Schwartz's notes for the purpose of buying liquor. He further denied the statement made liy Schwartz ii tho witness box that he had sold a. case of liquor for 535 to a man tiamec Kohlissa. in a reminiscence of Lieut- Colonel Charles Wulah Rowley banker back in tie early part of the present century, whon he was one of Sir John Air'l's right hand young men, the Wo- nlpeg Tribune refers to il s'.att." ment he made !n reference to Alberta coal. The article states that the man who con- vinced the writer, above all experts, that Canadian coal from Alberta was suitable for the household furnaces of Win- nipeg was Colonel Rowley. He quotes him as saying: "I hare lived in Calgary; I have burn- ed the coal; I have stoked it; and I know what 'I'm talking about." That ia of Rnmian Am- bassador to U. S. After Paris Visit PARIS, Feb. Bakhmeteff, Russian ambassador to the United States who came to Paris for the pur- pose of attending a rneettas of tho Russian constituent assembly com- posed of all the Russian elements op- to Bolshevism has completed tils work and left today for Washing- ton. Ho will tako passage on the "My ho satfl In dls- cnasing his visit to Paris, "was to come in contact with my compatriots- and learn tho conditions In Russia md to see if the conception in the Jnited States upon which oar policy s based there, was a correct one, and also to come into direct comrmmica- ion with the member of tho constit- uent assembly and union of semstvos and municipalities. "I have learned from persons com- ng directly from Russia that the main eature of tha situation in soviet Rus- la is the growth of an Internal move- ment of the people against the Bol- I have been much impressed It UkA el few! m BMtte BOVRIL Never Profiteered Has Mot changed 1919 t) Price Quality Sane Quantity Local Federal Member Tajres His Seat in Commons' "No Man's Land" Ouebec Mrmlwr T ilwrila York-Sunbury. N. B., and Alienee memoer uuerau of tha part wklch Col McLeod had To Sit on Address Opens OTTAWA, Feb. of the four seats desig- nated as "No Man's Land" were occu- lted when the house of commons as- embled this afternoon. Major O. W. Andrews (Center who last ession was the sole occupant, was .gain sitting in his old seat. played In federal, provincial and mili- tary affairs, Hon. W. L. MacKenzle Klnr, Lib- eral leader, joined the prime minister in paying tribute to tho memory of deceased colleagues and in expression sympathy with their relatives and friends. Moves Speech James Mclsaac. (Kings) then mov- ed the adoption of the address in reply to the speech from the throne. In W. A.'Buchanan and opening, he spoke of the high qualities i. J. Gauthier (Ste. the new prime minister and prais- herlk. vitb. the reports concerning- peasant the other two. members occupying ed the work" done as movements. The-reports of all between the Liberal opposition Robert Borden. Owing to the financial agents the collapse of Indus- tlie Progressives. Tributes to Lite Members ry and production as practically unl- ttvaol CHRN NBW3 (Prom Our Own Correspondent) CHIN, Feb. are pleased to that Mrs. A. N. Sprinkle is fav- nrably progressing In the Taber hos-' ital, where she has been ar the past two weeks. a patient O. B. Lassiter of Lethbridge, visited s farm here this week. Donald MacMillan Is osltion. Dr. Rose of Taber was again a pro- A tribute to the memory of members of parliament who died during the recess, was paid by Premier Melghen as soon as preliminaries were con- cluded measures taken by the government, Canada had emerged from the war in an exceedingly strong position indus- trially and financially. To Call For Election OTTAWA, Feb. 15. (Canadian W. L. MacKenzle King. He referred first to the death of the Liberal leader, intends to move In tha late Rt. Hon. A. L. Sifton, who repre- house fn replying to the address, for scnted Medicine Hat in, the house-, a general election. His amendment Premier Melghen said that Mr. Sit- will take the ground that the govern- ton's talents had been of the greatest rnent's retention of office constitutes value In the council chamber: "His dominant characteristic the swiftness and directness of his in-' I a usurpation of the powers of popular was' government. I said the premier. "In his death, Canada has lost an able ser- round again after his recent indis- Tant 'Md hla Comrade9 an able and agreeable companion." Mr. Meighen next spoke of the loss IT Johnston's In the evidence Evidence of Mr. Johnston who was taken over the various trail gactions of Schwartz with the bank, i should be made clear that the alterei dates referred to were not of the notes, but in the entries made of the past duo notes of Schwartz. Tliese in every case had been altered. The Case Today Interest in the Schwartz-Gueri case, has slackened considerably over tho detailed and wearisome evidence gone into with Mr. Guerin, president of the Fanners and Merchants Bank Sweet Grass, under examination am cross-examination. AH tho various transactions between Schwartz anc the bauk aro being elucidated. Ill cross-examination, when ques- tion as to why, if Schwartz was in- debted, as alleged by tho defence, to the hank in the KUIII of the mortgages and notes were only made nut in the- sum of IIC.UOO, Guerin stat- ed that this was because that sum was all that thr; property under mort- age coulrl stand. As to the balance lie said that Schwartz had promised to pay tin; bank us n result of iruceeds from future cattle deals he would he engaged in and from the proceeds of his mercantile business. Witness expected to receive the sum at from the sale of sheep by Schwartz for which he held a bill of sale. Tho property mortgaged, It was minted out In witness, was valued at This being no he was again isked why the mortgages were not made out for total indebtedness or Old, faded waists, coats sweaters, draperies, everything whether wool, silk, linen, cotton, o mixed goods, can be dyed any rich fadeless color .with Diamond Dyes Buy no other BOILS SO BAD HAD TO GIVE UP WORK From the days of Job, up to ths tho afflictions of the human race, the aflictions of tbe human race. All the poulticing and lancing yon may do will not prevent them from breaking out again. Boils are simply caused by the bad blood bursting out; and the bad blood must be made pure before the boils will disappear. Burdock Blood Bitters, which has been on the market for over forty rears, is well known as the Breatesl blood medicine procurable. It purifies the blood by removing every particle of foul matter from tiie system, and when this Is done tho boils vanish, and you chould never be troubled again. Mr. James Fahey, Newport Island, Que., "I was troubled with boils on my back and neck, so bad that I was obliged to give up work. I tried several remedies, but got BO relief. Finally I went to a doctor, and he treated me for several weeks, all without benefit. At last a friend told me of Burdock Blood Btttera, to I decided to give It a trial. I got threo bottles, but before I had taken the bolls were all cone, it Is eight months now, and I have had no return of the old trouble, and I have never felt no well." B B. D. Is put up onlr by The T. Mllburn Co.. Limited, Toronto, Out. sslonal caller here this week, being ummoned to the home of J. E. Rosa attend Robert Ross, his ten year d son. We were pleased to learn othing serious had developed. Robert lad only contracted influenza which so prevalent here, nearly very family having had it since irlstmas. Church goers here were given a real eat last Sunday, Messrs. Whitside nd Gledhill coming out from Coal- ale with Rev. Bosomworth. A good rmon with fine singing was given by em which was much appreciated. Rev. W. V. Kemper of Neldpath is able to be around, attending urea here last Sunday. Mr. A. Pettlbone, Victor Sprinkle id sister Miss Hsllie Sprinkle at- nded a dance near Coaldate last Frl- ty night. Miss Elsie Bird, our teacher, left to- to spend the week-end In Leth- ridge. A. -N. Sprinkle and family accom- anted by A. Pettlbone, spent last unday afternoon at Taber, going to e Mrs. Sprinkle. In the hospital ire. The following residents visited Leth- bridge this week: John Caseldy, Abe Hyssop, Malcolm MacMillan, Mils Elsie Bird, Mr. and Mrs. A, Fournier and Ralph. Mr. W. S. Hill returned today to his home at Lethbridge after visiting his sustained in the death df J. E. O. Gladu He had le talent displayed by member for Yara- aska in debate. Finally Mr. Melghen spoke of the death of Col. Harry McLeod, formerly Use Part of for Education iheep camp here for the past two weeks. Real springlike weather has prevailed here this past week. No-rhance to grumble. setting of five per cent, of tho revenue derived from natural resources newer parts of Manitoba whon such are turned over to provincial authorities is advocated in a resolution which will be presented before the delegates at the 15th annual convention of Mani- toba school trustees' association here March 1 to 3. Another resftlutlon ad- vocates a more extended use of the French language in the schools of j Manitoba.' "How Delicious" to the opinion of all who once tried "SALADA" VX1, If XOU have not tried it wad a port for a tree sample, the price you now pay and Wyon nee Black. Green or Mixed Tea. Address The Only Milk from the Pacific Milk is put up in the Frager River Valley. It is the only milk put up in Canada west of Ontario. The natural flavor and its freedom fr.om tin taint makes it most desirable as a table milk, as well as for all cooking pur- INSIST UPON PACIFIC MILK PACIFIC MILK CO. LTD. FACTORIES AT LADNER AND ABBOTSFORD, B.C P. Burnt A Compiny for and ;