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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LSTHBRIDCE DAILY HERALU TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 15, 1181 Ittori and PuMTtntri LtTHIRIDQC HIBALO MINTING COMPANY. LIMITED Hi ath ttntt South, Lethbrldgt, Albcrtl W. A. ntlCIIANAN Preatdtnt urn! Mlllaglnic Dirtctrv JOHN TOKRANCK aftmber Audit of Circulation Subir.rlotlon Rates: Dully, by mall, per rear............ S.'M Dally, mail for t> months........ Liy null. 3 months........... S-5-J Weekly, by mall, per year.......... Weekly, Iv r.iuil, per year to U.S... THE SPEECH FORM THE THRONE. The Speech from the Throne in in the -usual platitudes which are fashionable in these deliverances, anil the present one does not differ in this particular trora its preleces- Bora. It deals, as is the accepter! ciutom, with the past, and touches on the future in respect to the trend of legislation. The item oi particular Interest is the reference to the tariff, and the spirit in which this policy will be handled by the Government leaves no doabt. In this re- spect It has with anticipation in the particular regard credited the Government towards the tariff policy. The Speech from the Throne accepts the necessity of the revision of the Customs' tariff, but it clearly opines that such revision is not expected to be made in trie way of reduction. This ie amplified In the statement that in such revision regard must be paid to the necessities of revenue, and as well that the principle of protection to Canadian labor and legitimate Canad- ian industries, including agriculture, which has prevailed for more than forty years in this country must be consistently maintained. Thns it is The tariff policy of the Government. as outlined In the Speech from the Throne, guilefully seeks to rub off the bard edgea of the protective policy hy welting to add au emollient. With all the ancient wisdom associated with the nursery, it strives to put the nec- essary jam in the powder "In seeking to, palliate its .tariff policy the delightfully vague statement that the Cnitoms' duties should be' Do hlgner than is essential to ensure good stand- ards of living among our working peo- ples (the sop to the working peoples cannot be and to retain and Bake possible the normal expansion of the industries in which they find Ingenious, but at the tame time ingenuous! But lite the letter "s" this "essential" is an un- known qua ity, for who can decide what it is? The tariff wilderness in which the country has been wandering for the past forty is, according to the Government, u enunciated ia the Speech from the Throne, to be travel- led by the Government, in the fervent belief, that there is to be found there the manna and rock to sustain the water from the the multitude. The footsteps in the Bands of the time of forty years are to be re-trodden, tak- ing to heart the wisdom of the poet that seeing them will be tha inspira- tion to "take heart again." We see in the Speech from the Throne the re- of the Government to remain en- trenched behind the walls of a pro- tective taritt. JOHN BULL AS A TRUE SPORT. In alluding to) the serious troubles With which the Motherland is today confronted, the Journal ot Commerce humorously remarks that the thing that is causing sleepless nights in England is none ot these. "England is worried today because of the presump- tion of some of her children abroad. Encland didn't worry when these children presumed to be able to light in the great war as well and success- fully as Englishmen. She welcomed and praised them. Today, however, young people are presuming to a point that is audacious. They are daring to whip England In the field of effort -in which she thought herself supreme. In whatever other field she might be challenged, England could probably stand up before the world W cricket, cricket as it is played at Lord's or the Kennington Oval, where the youth and beauty of the Old'.Land assemble from time to time to observe the prowess of the heroes of the bats and stumps. Eng- land's crack club, the "M.C.C." haa ienl out a ,strong team to Australia, and theae athletes have again and again been almost the Australians are beating the En llghmcn at their own lame tinder tl Southern Cross, Canadians have ha tho presumption to go over to Sco laud nnd beat the crack curlers ot th North." It must be confessed that, in spl of tho shafts of good humor levell( at Old Kngland over the defeat of hi crack cricket team, ia taking th defeat somewhat seriously, and doubt Sandy in Scotland Is meditatin mournfully. But none the less It ma be taken u granted that they are U ing their defeats In the good old-fas! ioned spirit of British sport. Th much is in evidence in the comment made as they refer to the success t the Australians 'In that game of n tional worship, cricket. The London Times takes up th failure of the English team to "brin back the ashes" editorially. In a three matches which the Australian won, it says, there ia no blinking th fact that the all-round play of th Australians reached a higher stand ard than that of the English Eleven "With one exception our batsmen have not realiied the hopes, not tc say the great expectations, that fol lowed them when they left this conn try for the Dominion; the bowling ha not shown the gtniua that is needed to overcome the excellence of Austral ian wickets, and it haa handicap- ped by too many mistakes in the field. Possibly the illness of Hearne the loss ot the toss in all three matches, and the rain that fell dur- ing the natch at Melbourne, gave our men the worst ot what luck there was. But, ao. the Australians were unquestionably the better side, and deserved to win the rubber. Thai is as it should he. They have won it before, and will again, to the great profit of cricket, and the gen- eral good of the best ot games." Concluding the Times pays the fol- lowing to the Dominions: 'Both in cricket and football It mnst always remain a great feat when one of the Dominions defeats the Mother Country, coMidering the much er number of players that they have to draw upon. But, if we did not know It before from the experience of prev- ious Test Matches, the war showed us how it is they do It They are a magnificent fighting stock, these brothers of ours beyond the ten, and they play, aa they fought in France, and at Gallipoli, to to win like gentlemen." We cannot but adtatre the true spirit ot aport ahown in Great Britain and the way the people there take their defeats in the Held of sport. We can well echo the lofty sentiments and, as of the same atock, emulate that splendid spirit which makes for true sport and distinguishes the true sportsman, that of sailing under i feat, not aeekinf for excuses, and gi ing the other fellow, even though b has beaten us, the credit ot havln played the better game. In shor knowing how to be a good loser. the light at recent in th hockey field this ia worth a remlnde Do You Know? TODAY'S) QUtTTIONS 1, Who were known as Kalghts o the Chamber? 2. Who were Kalghti Bannerets .1. By whom waa the title ot Bar onet created? 4. Who are KnlfhU Bachelors? 6. When was the order ot Knights of the Thistle established? G. What is jerked beef! MONDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is the meaning of "To give ouu 2. What superstition is still car- ried on by burglars in some parts ot Ireland? 3. What is the dimension of lalrbrcadth? 4. tt'na! is the Gregorian Calendar? 5. does "kettle" stand for in t "pretty kettle of 6. What are Gretaa Green marri- iges? ANSWERS 1. A sporting term, meaning the chance of saving oneself. Thus hare or a stag la allowed that s a certain start before any hound s permitted to attack it. 2. The carrying of a lighted candle n a dead man's hand, in the belief hat it gives no light to anyone hat ,im who carries the hand. 3. The forty-eighth part "of an inch. 4. One which shows the new and ull moon, with the time of Easter nd the movable feasts depending hereon. 5. Kettle is a corruption .of kiddle, basket set in the opening ot a weir or catching nsh. 6. Runaway ssatcfees. In Scotland, 1 that is required of contracting arties is a mutual declaration be- ore witnesses to marry, ao that opera from England, reaching the jarish of Graithey or the Tillage of pringfield, could get legally married ithout license, baias. or priest. The eclaration was generally made to a acksmith. (Continued from front pane-) Unemployment Pressing Solution of the problem of ployneat does not rest entirely with parliament, the King declared II dis- mine this important question, "Tha saoat preside problem COB- frosting aa said, "Is that ot esnployamt. which Is a remit of world-wide rostrictlon ot This alleviated but it cannbt be cured by legislative moans. This rrob- cm, with its acute and distressing consequences for hundreds of our citizens is receiving constant and anxious attention from my min- isters who are striving to revive trade and prosperity, and in the meantime assist thoie who unfortunately, have no employment. You will be invited pass a bill extending which were made for the unemployed ander the Insurance Act'." (This act provides thai em- ployees nay a premium against unem- ployment by which they receive gov- ernment assistance If they are out ot work) "A measure will also be Introduced n the heme of commons dealing with the safeguarding ot mentitl ndustriet ot the country and with ertain aspects of unfair and abnor- mal competition. I earnestly hope hese efforts may be concluded by he loyal and frank co-operation of m plover s and employees for it is hrough co-operation of capital and Ottawa Paper Makes Another Guess At Meighen Cabinet Reconstruction PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR THB U T MAN OTTAWA, Feb. Journal "To make room for these, new this morning carries the following ls understood arbn. J. IX Held, Sir I Th, Chinese national front page story: 'Gcorp r-ratnr Hon. P. B. Bloudln, tor In. lu, While th. premier's cabinet re- Jifd to "be Tlal-H ta fcaltl to Sfl slalnrf a hlrh 20j j.y praytr. No credence is given by Calgary physicians to the report that a Call- the following In the new ministry: bum "from L. J. Gauthier. Lib- met, havlns served as minister of mil- Is a former member of the cab- Tho U. S. sailors who w.jre fired eral M. P. for. St. Hyacinthe; fo 011 at Vladivostok last week, were at- i J i i n t n ii liiQL WL'UK, WUFB ftL" M ,1 ,T 'S by a party of Russians prob- oe invites w-M.r. tor Vamaska nnd ti probable that ho will ngaln go to the I .'h'T disttap.Uh.ed Liberal at present u militia department. Mr. Uuthrte will member ot the bouse. i take over the railways." FAMIiSMIN F FOR PROTECTION abor, in a spirit of mutual trust and onfldence that early solution ot this problem may be found." Reduce King George announced the deter- mination ot the government to reduce to the lowest level con- sistent with the well-being of the em- pire, and he nW a bill would be pres- ented dealing "with tha ule of al- coholic liquor in the light of experi- ence gained daring the war." Salmtfer Mirks Opcniitg Cerenonlea Incident to the opening of parliament were invested with all ____....... their pre-war splendor. Precautions ward assembly hall. President A. Dahl were taken to prevent untoward inci-' If Were Represented as Are Farm- ers Would Be Sitting in the Dominica House, He Claims For Backing for U. F. A. (Prom Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND, Feb. Ray- mond U. F. A. held their regular meet- ng on February llth, in the second dents which of the day. Bight mar the pageantry Visitors were excluded from gallerlea and lobbies in the house of parliament and reinforcements SMUTS HAS LEAD __ _ _. jvrgwiiiuuua among me women for fit 00 A! I through- the purpose of studying citizenship, IIP IIVlK A I aid in getting legislation Ul LL UILIl flLL! ancient practice of searching able for the protection of women and was in the chair. The speakers were Mrs. Carr, teacher of the fifth grade in our district school and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peterson, of Barnwell. Mrs. Carr emphasized the need of guards had been stationed at the en- organization among the women for through the efforts ot U. F. A. that the women of Alberta obtained the! franchise. Xow lhat they have the I vote they should be as interested in political and industrial problems as i men if they were to vote intelligently. Church organization is not concerned about government aud industrial prob- lems so the women of Raymond need an oruanization like the U. P. W. A. Get Into Politics Director Lawrence Peterson repeat- ed the words, "Get into polities' or Bet out of and said it shouui be the TJ. P. A. slog.-m. If farmers were represented at the same ratio a> law- yers were in Ottawa there would be farmers holding seats in the Dominion house. Farmers must get In- Admiral Strauss, command IDE the As- tatic fleet. Twenty-two electricians, mostly out- side linemen employed by the city of- WinnipeE light and power department, were suspended and paid of on Febru- ary 14tli for failure to comply with the order ot J. G. Glasco, manager, that they sever their connection with the Electricians' Unkm. Forty delegatea from tha prairie provinces are attending a convention held in the Jewish synagogue in Sas- katoon to discuss the problem of this Jewish immigrant farmer. It was de- to appropriate for gener- al education among Jewish farmers, while a resolution .was passed to en- courage the influx of Jewish imaii- graau of the type suitable for the occupation of western (anna. The freighter Kariand, tons, handed over to Great Britain by Ger- many, has been purchased from tho British ministry by the Canadian Robert Dollar company, and will be added to the New York-Vanoouver- Orient service, according to a cable- gram received today from President. Dollar who has been la England some weeks. The hearing of tha. special case of JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 14. The turns from all constituencies in the nion of South Africa general elect- ai are now in and the- results are: Geueral Smuts' South Africin party Nationalists (secessionists) party labor 9. Democrats 1. Tied seats 2. Total 1S4. The two tied seats will have to be and it gained wonld give the tha vaults beneath tbe parliament I children." It wag favored by man v buildings which was instituted in 1606 educators in the province, stated Mrs. as a result ot the Guy Fawkes gun- .powder plot, was carried out with dne .formality by Yeomen from the Tower their pictur- ,of London, who wore irnlfonns. Hundreds of thousands thronged the streets ot London from earliest day- break in order that they might find points of vantage from which to get a glimpse ot the king and queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York and other difiitarles on their drive to the parliament buildings. King George and Queen Mary left Bucking- id! Carr, that the seventh, eighth and ninth grades should be made into a junior high school for the purpose of oifering a more practical course of instruction than the present outlined course offered. She felt that along ed- ucational lines and courses offered in our achool women should be more in- terested and in organizing they could make more progress in investigating and aiding to improve conditions. Mrs. Carr quoted the inspector as saying that domestic science as taught in Raymond ejicells in practical appli- of GenerL Smut, majority T" er an of 26. II; wonbythe Nation- hSraeT Th4 by' Scienc' TABER FARMERS AND IRRIGATION. The farmers of the Taher irrigatio district have testified their faith irrigation in the clean slate preaente in there being no delinquents on th tax roll. In the expectation that irr gallon will soon be an accomplice fact as regards land in the dl trict, care has been taken to hold wha they have. The importance placed on irriga tion, with the sound belief in what will effect, which the history ot th Taber district furnishes, nhoul strengthen the faith in farmers in a irrigated districts that they will mee tholr liabilities in the conscientious ness that they possess what they re gard to be a valuable asset. There i betokened the anxiety to stay on th land. This augurs for stability so fa as regards the farming population. The experience of an organized Ir rlgation district in meeting its due is an encouraging one, and It should remove all doubts as to the future o irrigation. There is a confidence be spoken as to the future of irrigation districts, the lesson of which canno but be a salutary one. It should have its influence in the financial markets in the bearing of irrigation bonds, ant should likewise encourage the Govern ment to proceed with its irrigation policy in this part of the Province. by the Austral- lans. Nor Is this kind of humiliation con- fined to England. Perhaps Sandy up North chuckled a little when he read' of the defeat of his brethren of the country South of the Tweed. If he did he will hare tp repent in sackcloth and ashes for his laughter, for Borrow of a similar kind haa come to him. What cricket is lo England in summer curling la to Scotland In the winter. Doei anybody dare question Sandy's on the curling pond or rink? Yes. In theae strange days even that claim la called in question. While CANDID ENOUGH As a friend of the Government the Montreal Gazette thus sizes up the result of the recent bye-elections, In- cluding the latest, that of West Pet- erboro. "The bye-elections won by the Government mean merely the reten- tion of seats, and Indicate no n_. popular confidence, .while the contest- ed seats like East Elgin and West Peterboro have swung to the Opposi- tion, and weakened to that extent the strength of the Ministry. Governments are not constitutionally upset by loss of a bye-election or two1, but no gov- ernment can disregard the hand-writ- ing; and above all no government can gain in the present, nor survive In the future, that does not owe its existence to popular This the can- ats, the loyalist majority, Including bor will stUl be forty seats. on Freight To U.S. Point> U Eight Per Cent for Exchange OTTAWA, Feb. accord- ance with the Judgment and enter of the board ftf January 14, the rate of exchange In connection with the shipments of freight be- tween points In Canada the United States from February 15 to 28 Inclusive will be 14 per cent and the surcharge on the said traf- fic will he S per cent. BELLEVUE MINES TAKE SHORT TIME (From Our Own Correspondent) BELLEVUE, Feb. to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Dojnlnlc. on -Tuesday, a son. There was a quiet wedding on Tues- day evening at the home of Mr. Percy Snowies, when Miss Bertha Kaowles became the bride of Mr. John Paul. Mr. -and Mrs, Paul start married with the best wishes of their large number of friends. The dance given by the Blue Bird orchestra from Nelson, B.C., was a grand success, the building being well filled. Correction Hva state each drawn by six carrying members of the royal household and state officials. Prince Applauded The Prince of Wales left St. James mond la given to Grade six and seven and eight; also at the K. A. and A. C. The U. F. W. A. work, along char- ity and relief lines wasn't needed in this community, Mrs. Carr stated as the L. D. S. church looked after this Palace and drorejn a closed carriage work most thoroughly, but in all other over the route of the royal proces- ]taM the women ahou'm d the B. F. W. A. Mrs. Lawrence Peterson said it was' jngs ahead ot the main contingent. .He received tumultuous applause from the crowds along the way. After arriving at the entrance to the parliament buildings, following their drive down the Mall, along Whitehall and the Victoria Tower, the king and queen were met by commit- tees from the house ot lords, all the old-time pomp and ceremonies being carried out Their majesties were conducted to the "Robing Homes" which adjoin the royal gallery by the Lord Chamberlain, and assnm- ed their robes, proceeded to the house of lords, attended by high of state. King George there ascendei the throne and members of the hous of commons were summoned to hea his majesty's speech which formal! opened the session. The Prince o Wales, gorgeously robed, sat' at th right of the throne. The Spanish. French, Italian an Tapanese ambassadors introduce an innovation today Dy driving to th opening ceremonies in their etat protected. It was through the U. F. A. organization at Barnwell that secured their Consolidated their railway station, the morning the appellate-division of The "supreme court. The asked to Dominion ed briefly points discussed at tbe recent convention .in Edmonton. It was announced Mr. Flett would riage charges, unless, excised the authority of sosie statute. -_ f ItJVL WUUIQ mt. 1 il- be present to address a public meet-' Thal tn9 entlre Pacific coast, from ing'next Wednesday, February 16th- Aleutian Islands in Alaska, down ._.. _ J_ ;1._____... also February lath. "The Dairy Cow would be discussed by J. F. Anderson, Jr. The Taylor Stake quarterly confer- to South Amsrica. It now undergoing one of the great periodic geological re- adjustments that In ages gone by have changed continents into oceans and ence .was held at Magrath, February mountai" topa mto 13th and 13th. There were no officials i made by I from Salt Lake City and a poor repre- sentation of wards in attendance. one Prof. J. A. Allan, professor of geology at the Al- berta University, while addressing The musical program Sunday even-! at the Temple mg, "An evening with Mendelssohn waa of high order and thoroughly en- Joyed by all. Sec.-Treas. S. F. Kimball and wife left February Hth. for Calgary to at- tend the municipalities convention. in Calgary Saturday night. The Irish Bishops in their Lenten pastoral letters condemn both the shooting of police and reprisal. POPE AIDS STARVING FIUMIANS TRIESTE, Feb. Benedict has given fifty thousand lire for the relief of poor families in Plume. He has placed the administration of the fund in the hands of the apostolic dele- gate and the mayor of the city. Deny starvation Story DUBLIN, Feb. head quarters tonight denied reports tha here was a. slight mistake in the name of one of the little flower girls. 'he item should have read Miss Ivy 'ohnson instead of Miss Bessie Mor- The mines at Bellevue have been die two days this week. Bill Bllnton is busy this week cut- ing Ice this week at the Connelly akc. HEAVY LIQUOR FINES GIVEN IN MACLEOD (From Onr Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Feb. Satu'rda. loniinn. at the A.P.P. court, Magis rate Barrel] presided, when two oung men from the north line an- on a charge of selling llciuor fter hearing several witnesses the laglstrate imposed a fine of SlM.Ol ach and costs. .They will appear in 10 same court on February 21, on toother charge. Cornl. of tho -P.P. has the case In hand. The past week has been almost ummer weather. The thermometer ending at 55 degrees, above, zero at mes. Saturday evening a fail of snow the depth of six inches and e cold weather was only at freer- g point. Preparations tor the com- g seeding time are now the order the day. ___ d friend speaking, let it be acted, hen others, equally as loyal lo the (ovcrnment, are seeking to explain way the position of the Government regard to penultr opinion. Is pointed put in the denial that th crown forces had not interfered will those who abided by the la.w and ha not Imposed an embargo on the 1m portatlon of foodstuffs. Train Ambushed BELFAST, Feb. passenge train carrying troops from Cork tc Skibbereen is reported to have been ambushed between Ballinhasig ant KInsaie by Sinn Felners armed with bombs and rifles. It is believed there were many casualties on both sides 20 Sinn M.P.'s In Toils BELFAST, Feb. mem bers of the Sinn Fein delegation to the.British parliament are now in cus- tody. The twentieth member was ap- prehended in Dublin yesterday, when N. J. Crowley, member for tha north division of Kerry was arrested. May Reach Vote On Fordney Bill Tonight; Wilson Will Veto It WASHINGTON, Feb. menta centering around tariff leglsla- :lbn 'came.fast today. They Include: Declaration by minority leader Un- derwood in the senate that he had re- ceived assurance that President Wil- son would veto the Fordney emergency arlff bill, cot by a mere withholding of his signature, but with a eompre- statement giving his reasons coupled with a final atUck on Repub- lean congressional poUclen. Announcement was made by Sen- ior McCumber, Republican of North Dakota, that .1 vote on the Fordr.ey ill probably .would be obtained eal alfht. TERRAPIN stew, roast duck, broiled quail, planked shad, steamed oysters and bright, fragrant good things all come from Virginia. SENATOR SMOKING TOBACCO Is the very cream of the choicest bright Virginia to retain all its rich flavor. Thoroughly satisfying in the "Deliciously Fragrant" In ISc. and pound ;