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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LE.THBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1921 ana Pubnvnert TMI LETHDRIDQE HERALD MINTING COMPANY. LIMITED I Mh South. Litfbrldgi, Albirti W. A. BUCHANAN i-nt HIH! MannjTlnK Dlrtetor JOHN TOUHANCB Ifnnbtr Audit Bureau ot Circulations Ratet: delivered, ptT v.-t-rk..........I .-5 the poorest quality, and then rmiso their prices til! the fraud U discover- ed and the buyer abandon! cheapneis lor quality. The gall of the German in trade ta well denoted In endaavora he l> making in pushlnc his wares for use in tlio reconstruction work that la now going on in tho areas of Franco and Belgium devastated by his ruthless hand. In this procedure he Is by no means abashed. An indication of the recovery of trade and the determination ot Ger- many to take a foremost place in the commercial world is shown in tho Daily, by mail, pi-r vi'ir............ 8.0' Dally, by nmU for C months....... by mail. 3 mnntlis.......... Weekly, by mail, per year.......... 1.60 Weekly, b, niuil pei to U.S.., -.oy of tho Knipp factory, -which is passing tho dividend in last year's i trading, when it showed a clear profit I of nearly eighty million marks after SPEECH FROM THE tl-lnONE IN THE PROVINCIAL HOUSE. Do You Know? 1. houses? TODAY'S QUESTIONS What the largmt light- Where is the famous Uddrstono is lighthouse? i. What city City of 4. What does ville" conio B. (i. tho London Times? known a word i "The 'vaude- Whut aro Tide-waiters? What was the original name of Half lion Lost In Saskatoon Fire Cahill Block With Pannr's De- partment Store Falls Prey to the Flames Speech From the Throne at Alberta Legislature Opening Mr. Speaker und Member of tho Legislative Assembly: I iwelcome you to the opening of tho Home for Feeble Minded H has boon decided by my Govern- ment to establish n permanent homo TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS Who were known as Knights of the Chamber' 3. Who re Knights Bannerets? The Speech from the Throne at the I meeting all charges including the set-1 "-La'dT opening of the Alberta Legislature i; ting aside of a sum of seventy-flve conspicuous iu .what it omits rather: million marks for depreciation. The than in what it says. It is an extreme-1 fact that in spite of the loss conse- ly formal document, arid of real pop quent on dismantlement of munition Ular interest, it is iion-coiiiiniltal' in I works, Krupp's have, by turning the regard to proposed legislation. A j manufacture of munitions of war into matter that is of vital interest to this j those ot commercial use. been able to part of the Province, that of legisla-j make such a useful proUt, speaks for tion in regard to irrigation, has not; itself as to the recovery of German been oven hinted at, ami there is no I industry. official clue indicated as to what pol- icy will bo adopted. It cannot, how- ever, be taken for granted, nor can there be any- An interesting sidelight into Ger- man methods is afforded in the state- ment that the Stinnes iron and steel iy- grounds for supposition j group lias recently acquired an that the irrigation policy will not ar- rest the attention of the Government portant Austrian company. This is re- garded as a counter-move to the ad- and the House when the Legislature j mission of Austria into the League ot gets into harness. Nations on n movement on the part Disappointing from a popular view j of France to offset and hinder any ,is the absence of any reference to the j thing of a union of German Austria Liquor. .Act iu the way of proposals j with the German Empire, a name or amendments, and, again, in the which, in spite of its being a repub- 4. Who are Knights Bachelors? 5. When was the order of Knights of Thistle 6. What established? jerked beef? want of anything mentioned as to pro- lie. Germany has continued to pre portional representation and to the serve. redistribution of seats. I ._________ ___ The Speech touches an encouraging j OIL IN note when it refers to the continued THE FORT NORMAN AREA- buoyancy of revenues which, with ,care and economy, has enabled the j Government to reasonably meet all legitimate and pressing public re- fuirements. If anyone looked for an exposition Of Government policy in tho matter of what may be regarded to be pop- ular legislation, there is nothing in ths Speech from tho Throne to satis- fy curiosity or interest. It is a very forma! document of the usual stereo- typed fashion, as these declarations from the Throne have come to be, taking the form as they now do, in dealing with generalities, merely ap purtenancos of the opening ceremony of Representative Houses. The possession of oil-bea'ring areas is not only a national asset but even a world asset, and in tho British Em- pire an Imperial asset. The new fed- eral regulations to apply to the newly- discovered oil-bearing areas in the far north are accordingly of exceptional interest, in the bearing thay will have in making these rich areas, should they pan out to expectation, a nation- al asset and preventing them from falling Into the hands of exploiters and speculators, with the inevitable wild-catting that will follow. While ANSWERS 1. Or Chamber Knights, are knights made iu times of peace iu the "presence und not iu the camp. i'. Knights made on the field of battle. The king or general used to cut off tho point of their flags and made them square to resemble a banner. By James 1 in 1611. The title was sold for money, and the funds went nominally the 'planta- tion of Ulster. 4. Persons who are simply knights, but belong to no particular order, such as the Garter, etc. 5. Said to have been established in S09 by Achaicus King of the Scots and revived in 1546 by James V. of Scotland. 6. A corruption of the Peruvian charqui, meat cut into strips and dried in the sun to preserve it. SASKATOON, Feb. is probably the greatest single loss by lire In tho history of Saskatoon, oc- j curred early this morning when the Cahlll block number three, at Avenue A and 20th street west, was totally destroyed. The blaze originated from unknown causes in a pool room in the basement of the building, and was discovered shortly after midnight. Ap- paratus from all the fir? stations in ths city immediately responded, an the lire was thought to be under con trol at 2 o'clock. Just before 3 o'clock however, it broke out with renewei vigor and in less than half an hoiu the building had collapsed Into a heap of blazing ruins. The ground floor was occupied bj the department store of Panar's Ltd. who are the largest individual losers apart from the owners of the building and several small shops and offices The two upper floors were-devoted to residential apartments. Although the building was filled with smoke, all the tenants were able to make their escape anc Fourth Session of tho Fourth Lcgis- for the feeble minded during tho com- liltlve Assembly and dosiro to express "'K season, thi'.u providing a necessary tho pleasure it affords me to meet and Jllu' welcome addition to the humane join with you in ail expression of, public institutions of the Province, thankfulness to Divine Providence for i Agriculture the blessing of Peace, for a general Tho question of the advancement of bountiful harvest and for tho uiiwav- the funning interests of the Province ering lidellty ot our people to our in- hus continued to be one of the chief stltutlons. concerns of my Uovcruinuut. Three j rejoice, as I am sure will tho peo- now Schools of Agriculture have been pie of Alberta, at tho continued im- constructed and equipped at Ray- provemetit In the health of tho Prinn) Minister of the Province after a se niond. deletion and Youngstown re- pectivcly, in tho first two of which PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR THE BUST MAN CALLS EARLY ELE( (Continued from front page.) peded by party press or party poli- ticians." Last year Mr. King com- slalned that the government was mak- ing no tariff modifications. Today, he- cried out that the government had no mandate to touch the tariff. Mr. Melghen countered, "the govern- ment had power to deal with the tariff to remove their lighter valuables. In addition, most of the tenants of the ground floor were able to remove office furniture, with the result that streets for a block around were strewn with barber chairs, desks and other articles. The task of fighting the flre was made extremely difficult by the enor- mous volumes of smoke which poured from the basement, and by the bitter cold. When the fire suddenly burst Into Its full fury, about 2.45 a.m., the equipment of the firemen was totally Inadequate, partly because of the in- accessibility of the blaze, and partly because of the construction of. the building. It is estimated that the total loss of building, furniture and stocks will run to nearly.half .a million dollars. SPEECH DEBATE the genuine prospector ia very fairly i so Ilow- FurtllCT. if. parliament were dealt with, the national interest is protected, and the resources of the a year ago. surely it has power to do Government Will Be Attached From Manj' Angles For Its Policies dissolved before redistribution a sub- servient Liberal press would shout from one end of the- country to ions illness and trust ho will soon be special attention will bo directed to r-u.iiv ir able to resume his usual official dut- j methods of farming irrigated lands. mobile colTlslon at Windsor. Patrick Freeze wai given twenty- three months In Lethbrldgo jail (or stealing an auto at Calfury, James O. Cane, prominent hi lum- gerlng and political circles in Toronto. Derrick Tennant, aged fatally shot his niece's husband, Robert Wool, aged 45, at Calutown, near Brockville. Four persons were injured, Mrs.j j P. II. Howeu maybe fatally, in an auto-1 lertt. les. Death of Hon. Mr. SIfton It is with heartfelt regret that I re- ____ fer to the lamented death of the Right j Company whereby that company has I Ing in salarlei. Railways An arrangement has been made Edmonton school board has ellmtnat- with the. Canadian Pacific Railway ed kindergarten classes, thereby say-'' Mrs. Cecil Soulllier, who died at Sandwich East, aged 87, leaves 187 Honourable Arthur Lewis Siftuii, late j taken over the operation, for a term j secretary of State for Canada, and of years, of tho lidmonton, Dunvegan for many years the leader ot the Gov-j British Columbia Railway system, eminent of this Province. By death Canada loses a gifted s-___ .....______ _ man. He served his country in many j "'f Alberta Great Waterways Rail- TJ. S. prohibition agent distinguished positions without osten-1 wilv- Legislation confirming these doubled in number July 1 luo tation and fittingly crowned his long j transactions and tlle agreements con-1 troit region in all 'effort to prevent career as jurist, legislator and admin- i "ected therewith, as well as financial' smuggling liquor from Canada. i his i option to purchase the same, lineal descendants, states-' while the Government has acquired ts will be in the De- istrator by his great services at the i provision for the further improvement Peace Conference. His uamo and !0[ roads, will bo submitted for works will long be remembered by the people of Canada. Death of Hon. A. G. MacKay Since the close of the last session. ;he Assembly has suffered your consideration. Considerable progress has made during the past year in construction of public highways and thn extension of tho telephone system U. S. Government office will sari several hundred thousand dollars on been j paper purchased this year at 6.28 the cents a pound compared with last year's price of 12 and 14 cents. a serious i throughout the Province. Research loss by the death of one of its most distinguished members, in the person _ of the Honourable Alexander MacKay, late Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister of Health. He j with of ascertaining more I arettes and pipes in any public place. some time past the Government j cigarettes in the eta sen carrying on research work also prohibits smokr. Utah Senate passed a bill j ding the manufacture and sale of te. The measure iking of cigars, cig- Education The attention of the Governmen the work, an agreement h, tered into with the Unive p ect of eduction been tas been en- -----ersity of Al- berta whereby organized and co-ordin- .'arions classes of research by spe- i 5 lubmitted with a view to increasing he efficiency i iroviding inci ilgh school ricti. Finance W. Rowell, formerly minister of state for Canada. Believed to have been overcome by coal gas, the body of Emil Neimi was found in his homestead shack In the Lucky Lake district, Sask. He had been dead some time when discovered. The Great War Veterans' associa- tion is in opposition to any change in .n a view to mcre-isin" the 'were renewed, with j the taxation of property in Edmonton of the rural school result that an that will mean an increased burden sS eaucation m rural dis-1 tne part ot the Dominion __ You will be asked to consider legis- lation dealing with certain important West Virginia Northern Hailroad, length, has resumed operation of coal trains with new 11 miles in The strong financial position of Al- amendments "to i foHowiVa' shuT- of employes to The Public Accounts for the last strai th h nstrated m the past year oy the sue- deal to do .with making the declara- tion from the foot of the Tarone a brief and, we might even say, a meaningless document. oil areas, the part the genuine pros- GERMANY INTENT ON WORLD TRADE. Germany, though she has had her military ambitions clipped by takes to it has been given con- nn the address. D. D. McKenzle, Capo sideratiou, in that after a'.I in .what Breton- wi" be speaker, he effects he needs the desired encour- agement. The regulations lay down that no leases are to be granted before oil is discovered. This is well advised, ----------....._.. Pidlv growing Prov- that may be submitted to you with Today the house resumes the-debate throne. Former expenditure has but confidence that the public interest will and puts an end at the initial stage Social and Personal Side of Coleman Life fFrom Our Own Corresnonrient) eres Asqulth ..and John Robert is a matter of satisfaction that at all times be advanced and Clynes, former'food controller gave I the continued buoyancy of safe-guarded Indications yesterday that they would revenues together with the oxer- declare the address unsatisfactory In f'Ee ot care economy, the Prov fully actory many respects, Mr. Asqulth saying it was "notable for its omissions." J. H. Thomas, one of the labor lead- ers, took especial exception to the part COLBM AN, Feb. Ernie Hough- the speech relative to Ireland. to the acquiring of lands 'on lease by I ton was rushed to the hospital and op- ince has been able to reasonably i all legitimate and pressing public quirements. London assessors started out on a James Moffatt, 39, longshoreman, was burned to death in a flre at his home in Vancouver. His charred body was found lying on the bed by a friend who .went to visit him. On the system, assessing buildings per floor were the suffocated bodies of a 'in. land values being filed in tho terrier and a spaniel, their heada .ssessment Office. pointing to their master. Allies in the Great War has by no i s'ieculators. for the legitimate j erated on for appendicitis. He is mak- means abandoned her policy of peace- j of development, hut to make ful penetration in seeking to flood and ,money' "6 fas been the located and hospital canturft fhn imn-i.-ota nr n.n mi.. i 'looms, and was the case, as Tankv sifitoo ,-n capture the markets of the world. Tho old commercial ambition at least is btill alive, as it was alive before the war, regarded as an adjunct of the old imperial policy of military aggression. There is a revival of trade prosper- ity in Germany in spite of the protes- tations made that she is unable to meet the financial obligations impos- ed by the Allies. A writer from Ger- many, who appears to be with conditions there says intimate in the and was the case, as many will remember to their sorrow, when the oil craze a few years ago swept Alberta. A prospecting permit for four years, covering four square miles is granted. Within two years of the granting it is insisted that a.drill- ing outfit, must he on the location. It is further stipulated that there must be drilling to a depth of 500 teet in the third year, and ot feet in the fourth. If oil is discovered the pros- ipita.. Tacky Stokes U in hospital with an Infected knee. A Wedding Miss Janet Morrison of Careeland, Alia., was united in marriage to Mr. Fred Jones of Blairmore on- Friday Lord Robert Cecil, who has jollied' the opposition, will introduce an amendment on Friday to the financial bills before parliament. COALDALE NOT IN BANANA BELT NOW (From Our Own Correspondent) COALDALE, Feb. days evening. The wedding took place at of spring weather we are having a the residence of Mr. and Hat- cliffe. The Rev. D. K. Allan perform- ed the ceremony. After the ceremony the company sat down to n delightful supper served by the hostes: Mr. "Empire that the end of 1920 becomes entitled to a lease for MM. chari.es c sees the German business world in a twenty-one years of one-fourth of the j ening, Februarj and Mrs. Jones will take up residence in Blairmore. A St. Valentine party was given hy tar stronger position than at the be- area in a block, the.remainin ginning; indeed it may be said that tllree'fourtha being reserved by th German business prospects are better Crown- Tne prospector has the libert today than at any time since the end: of of the lease he has of the war. The fall of the mark from 1uirei1 if he so wishes. 120 to the pound (which it reached I Tlle new regulations have been re in the summer) to 250 to the pound, modelled from the old to meet th (has greatly increased Germany's ex-' objections raised, in that, in the lin: port trade. Unemployment is dccreas- iilGcl area the prospector, th Ing with the growth of foreign mark- i of development .would bi ets, and one of the most fruitful fields He now can lease eigh for the seeds of the agitator being thus removed from him, the political situation has become clearer and quieter. The official figures show the times more than he could formerly In tho regulations issued in Novembo last, the area that could be staked was limited to an acre, half to he lota) unemployed as under three j flel'1 Iljr the prospector, and the re hundred and fifty thousand, twenty- six per cent, of whom are in Saxony, maining half by the Crown. In add! tion to "1B Proviaion made as to oi where the coal shortage is blamed for Ica3c5. are royalties of five per the .situation. The Prussian bureau- crat has begun to reassume much of his old power, and the commercial world suffers complacently his inter- ference for the security it gives them from discontented workers. Tho Italian trade is being assidu- ously developed. Many Italian shops are said to be stocked with fifty per cent, of German wares in Buch linos optical and photographic goods, stationery, toys, fountain pens, vac- ,tium flasks, and chemists' supplies. German furniture is less successful, 'owing to the poor quality considered good enough for the Italian trade. It fi 'A repetition of the old story so fro- jquently met with in the past, in con- uiection with German a (roods are delivered at a price so low as nearly to eliminate- uro- (Bt, and calculated to kill competition at the ntnrl. When markets arc secur- ed, firms nl no reputation deliver goods ot' similar appearance, but of. cent, for the first five years, and ten per cent, for the following live with rentals of SO cents an acre foi the first year and SI for the second and third, all of which will add to the national treasury. Kxcept from interested parties there can be no fault found with the regulations which have been drafted on the principle that the natural re- sources of the country belong to the people of the country and are not tt bo allowed to be made a monopoly for the hcncft of the few, nor to pand- er to the greed of the speculator. It paves the way for genuine develop- ment. LORD HUGH CECIL CROSSED THE FLOOR l.OXriON, Fob. had been HllKh Cecil iho of his ort and croMicd the look Graham on Monday ry 14th, at her residence. The sitting-room was tastefully and appropriately decorated for the occas- ion. There were hearts and kewpies little snow and chilly north wind. Mrs. S. Pike, from Barons, is a vis- j itor with Mm. Bosomworth over the I week end. j Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mills leave short- ly "for Olds, where Mr. Mills will go into the lumber business. They will be missed ia Coaldale. The staff of the bank has suffered the loss of Mr. F. Hughes and Miss Dorothy Cronkhite. A near accident occurred on Friday evening last when Mr. F. Cledhill, tho here and there, symbolic of the day. [Singer, was on his way to the depot to The evening was given over to musl., and cards and everybody had a de- lightful time. Mrs. Graham makes catch the 3 a.m. train. A big car without lights suddenly rushed past and by a narrow margin missed Mr. Premiere Tuxis Square an ideal hostess. Gledhili. The danca given by the members The La ..........___ of the Eastern Star was a (treat sue-; P'lye-J a basketball game against the cess. The music was good, the crowd ;Klux K'ux Klan square in the Y. M. was sociable and just l.irsre enough A- Bym last Wednesday. The score for the floor space and thn dainty sup- iwa3 lw'1 In favor of the K.K.K. per served at midnight, was o'f the I The Whiteside-Gledhill meetings best. The ladies are to be congrat-l closed last night .with a fine congrega-'' tilated on their thoughtfulness toltlon anite of unfavorable weather every detail. Mr. W. Burns Is representing Oddfellows at Grand Lodge. The meetings throughout have been! the! free from objectionable j features, and have created an excel- J Principal Powell and Vice-Principal leilt impression. Their influence will Miss Fraser have been appointed soon be forgotteit. The best wish-! fates to represent tho Teachers Al-i93 "l tno community go with these liancfi at the convention to be held i emBn as proceed to Iron i 'ey in Edmonton. j Springs, where they intend to con- Tho tea given hy the ladies tor three weeks. They leave ho- ary of the Institutional Church a memory that in many Saturday was n financial Hives will never be erased. Mr. McBrlde's lecture on "Soviet' Aid will meet on Wed- j Russia" was well attended. The at 11 a .m. for an all day meet- speaker ia gifted and a pleasing lee- ms' tirsr. The opera houso was well Tilled. His grasp of the subject was borough and the incidents of life in lussla were moat realistic and tolling, ''ho audienco contributed nearly 3400 owards relief for the suffering. The curlers arc finishing up the lonspiel which was interrtfpted hy he warm weather, tonight. MnBur- oy meets Kellocb, Allan meets Whlte- ide In the Consolation. PENT TWENTY MILLIONS IN PUBLIC WORKS IN '20 OTTAWA, Fob. expenditure f wr.s incurred by the epartment of public works on con- tructlon. maintenance and operation uring Ihe yea: ended March 31, 1920. f this amount approximately 00 was charged to war appropriation, his information was contained in the JAPANESE SHAVING BRUSHES INFECTED; WASHINGTON, Feb. against Infected shaving brushes has resulted in paralyzing the1 Japanese bristle industry and the gov-' ernment is laklng steps to open a na- tional disinfection office at Kobe, the department of commerce was inform- ed today from Tokyo. Anthrax, a dis- easo peculiar to cattle, advices to the department said, had been finely dis- tributed through improperly sterllli- ed brushes. OUT FOR WORUJ RECORD L., reb. lioss c. Kirkpatrlck and Max Good- -a. started In a today In an d's endurance Just Cant Beat Em.' fodaii PLAYER'S NAVY CUT leSARETTES ;