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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THK LETHdriluCiK DAiiA' riKiiALP i wilt la 10 1 fcbe Tberhfo 'ietbbr'Ufae, Blbevta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors End Publifheri THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED tt daily on Ubel. Accep'.- of papers after expiration daia Mr authoritr to eoatlijue the suv THE SPEECH THE THRONE _ The official utterances of tho _ Lieutenant-Governor of the Province .'.in the customary Speech from the Throne, at the opening of the session the Provincial Assembly, -are In ".'accordance with the new spirit of re. 'construction in regard to the future activities of the Government. Kpeechea from the. Throne arc as eration and further tend to im- pair whatever usefulness ho roay still have. The ostensible reasons given for lav dismissal of Mr. lousing appear far too trivial to call for a great deal ot faith in them, and possibly there is much beneath tie surface which MY. has to come before the public eye Failing this1 it may be assumed that illness has made tho President a diff ercul man to what he lias been gea orally estimated to be. stereotyped, but Ujera 'is in_tbE. one much that is of interest -to this part of-AI- _' berte._ is'a'-signiftcance In ''tho Preference to the Irrigation District .the success has, followed, (he. irrigation of lands- in the southern' section of "particularly during "such seasons as that- of last1 year, whicli niai'led to a movement to "eiteuil the '.irrigated areas in several directions. This bespeaks the fact-thai irrigation :as a factor In tho development of Alberta has been its' Iproper place in the policies whfch ihd 'Government have under consideration. The promise ot (service throughouuthe Province, is'an '.encouraging.- parti- ''culsrly when applied to rural _eiteii- lines of, communica- rlion tp'.'the rural districts in that It mitigates keeps outlying districts In "with centres a'rH' lends greally to the brightening of farm life. It is ra much needed development. The Government have sensed Iho need 'of .education in the outline of the program referred to in the Lieutenant- .Governor's speech; -with this atten- tion foreshadowed to the mental wants, of the population, there runs the necessary companion of attention to'public health in the provisions that 'are to he made in connection with .the' new Department of Health; ami jn .respect to municipal Ther'o. Is nothing visualised in the .iSpeech, from the Throne as- lo par legislation. Bui in regard to :a development policy there is tho that much will he effected for ,'lhe heneiit of the I'rovincc as a iwbole! THE PROBLEM OF HOUSING "Canadian Finance" draws attentloi to a problem which we will have tc seriously face when it ?ays that th spring of 1920 will soon he here am with it will come a definite and pro nounced remin-ier to the people in th arger cities of Western Canada tha the housing problem is still With U5. Not only will Ihe question be with oat it will also be thrust heforo us in a more forcible manutr than ii has been'heretofore, in the spring of'1919 conditions were serious enough but. 1920 a still more serious situation: It points out that the home building carried ou in 1919 was of a negligible quantity, and, consequently, :bo-housing problem has become more dilficull.. One Breaks Arm, Oiher Leg- Some 'Flu But Not Very Serious (From Oar Own Ccrrespondenl) RAV.MONU, Feb. distress- ng and unusual accidents have oc- urrcd here during the past three days Both of tho victims were young hoys ISert Pov.elison, son of D. V. Powell- son, fell from the back of a bed break- ing his arm in two places anil dislocat- ing his elbow. TUB boy was playing and the painful accident happened n a very few minutes. The ether ac- cident Is quite as distressing. Young Murry Holt, son of Frank T. Holt, while playing with his mates In the public school building, was pushed down a flight of stairs, the fall break- Ing his leg. He was promptly picked up and carried home, where medical aid was soon at hand. Both lads are doing nicely. Charles McCarthy returned this week from Salt Ijake City, tlah where he has been visiting during the past week. Mr. McCarthy states that' In Utah the influenza Is again rampant many people dying daily la consequence. The 'flu is much worse through the western States than here ho says. J. D. Spafford, local manager of thi Standard Dank "of'Canada, has been called east to Toronto to attend the annual meeting of-this financial In dilution.' Mr. Spafford will be reliev ed here hy a man from Calgary. Work has begun on the escavadon for tho new King and Green garage on Droadway. The building will be o pressed hrick'and up-lo-dale In everj way. Mr. Foster, a Letlibridge con tractor, has tho job. Thc-rs are a number of influenza cases reported in Raymond but the disease has not as yet assumed epi- demic- proportions. Medical Health Officer Greenaway is taking every precaution possible, to "prevent 'this. A report was current the school might he closed but this is thought to be unnecessary. G. H. Brewertou. manager of the LRex theatre, was a business visitor-to Lethbridge Monday. Mr. Brewerton has been signing up some fine attrac- tions for his patrons. John Allen, who has been confined to his bed for rome time due to a Ccia'Q "out "and fcc-ar 'a vital debated.'_. John PowelUoa and T. 0. King gave a report ot the recent U. K. A. conven- tion at Calgary at u meeting of the local held in tho I'nlted church Tues- day night. Sir Klug stressed parttc- larly the political alms and Ideals of he farmer's movement. Tho secret- ry -was authorlieJ to order a car of lats for the monitors ot the U. P. A. fifty attended the meeting, Holmes occupied the chair. UP IN lASSiNO FOR BrSv MAN Many Meetings Occupy (ions of Progressive People problem is bad enough, but padded to in the price to the prime-'necessity for huild'ing jhiouses, has "flown. We hnvc i the side ot his face, is referre'd'.tb" this matter'in-the light I up again. He has been'under the an placed on lumber should be -viewed; aiid it. becomes absolutely jrtiperalive, .in. the relation lumber bear's; lo, Ihe problem of hous- ing, >'thnl'.Hhis phase ot -llie should .''arrest'.tha at lent inn-.ami gain the consid'eratiou1 of .the Gov-; ernmeht-v problem-Is-a.national :it 'should .be'.sV viewed. To revert to "Canadian Finance." care ot Dr. Greenaway. Town Council Meeting (Delayed Correspondence) RAYMOND, Feb. the last meeting of the town 'council, w'lth Mayor Pack in the chair and attended uy a full quorum, it was 'decided to electrify part of the municipal system. An electric pdmp and motor will be installed ot tho well and'If this proves satisfactory it will he ex {ended to the Figures, were submitted showing'that this improve CFrorn Our Own Corrfsoooatat) COALDALE, Feb. corres pondent hereby expresses regret thai this columu has not appeared for two weeks. This however la not due to the absence of news fcut rather thai there has been too much doing and along with the rest of tho Coaldale people tho local scribe has to neglect his pen to take In the numer ous events that transpired. There have teen abundant oppor Unities' to dance even the most en .thuslastic' devotee ot tho floor coul not of a lack In this respect Masquerade dances, hoi social dances and Valentino dances have the on succeeded the other to the satisfaclJoi of the numerous peoplo of all age who attended! Then" there have been the regular two weekly moving pictures. Tbes had a most encouraging a1 tendance. It was a great disappoin' ment 16 many that Capt. Denoon coul not give his lect'ire as announced bu we hope to hear from him later. The young people's organization find.Ihemselves embarrassed hy su cess and tha demand is for more leaoultry was much appreciated, the speeches greatly enjoyed, tho.singing of a high order, hut what about .the 'weenies and yum I yum! The Van Home Colony has formed an Irrigaticn and plans to lorm an branch ot the G.W.V.A. at au The .week following Feb. 22nd there ill lie a seed judging'contest at the Ccaldale school. The judges will be from the Department of Agrlcullure Watch for more information later. _ Th'o Pacific will not be constructed Into' the Peace' :liyer country at present, Premier Dliver has informed a deiegatlou rep-' resenting Ihe astociated boards ot :rade ot British Columbia. The prem-' ier intimated that Princa George would be the limit of line according to present plans. Tho neit English bye-election Id claim attention is the Homcastle di- vision Lincolnshire for successor to Col. "Weigall, unionist, represenU- llvo since 1911, when he followed.the. present Lord Anaister. The vacancy occurs through the colonel's appoint- ment as governor of South Australia. It is noteworthy that the coalition candidate. Col. Hotcbklss comes from the same place as Col. Welgalli ylr. Spa, near Horacssllo. .tormer, fifflcer ,c.ommaudln'g. the; 14th Royal Montreal Regiment, died at Montreal from the 'flu. M. J. Smoke, died at'Prince Rupert jle was one ot the first white men to land in Crinbrook, locltnis there in he pioneer .days, when a few scatter ed residents, some forty persons, com- prised the population of that place. Mrs, Kohcrt Davidson, age.d 28 Gordon Davidson, aged 2 years, and pTargaret Davidson, aged months, are dead as the result ot a coal oil lamp explosion last Thurs- day at the IS miles south ot Blrose, Sask. James Smith, one of iho em- ployees of the. Matador ranch, five miles north of Swift Current, died under peculiar .circumstances last week.' After spending-six hours under a load of hay which had fallen over him and remaining conscious all that time, just as soon as he was re leased from his perilous position he fainted and died on tho way to the ranch. John 'Mae-Kay, one of the real plen-, eers of the-west, died at Winnipeg al the age of 87. Peccased was torn at Caithness, Scotland and had been m. Manitoba 65 ycnrs. He was with Thomas Scott, at the time o( the 'Hiel troubles and was one of tho prisoners held at lhat time in Fort Garry. Made With Brains In the Mason Piano it is not merely a case of so much lumher, varnish, keys, ac- tion, hardware, ivory, leii, etc., lionestly prepirea and put to- gether. They are built Into a perfect instrument with skill. unounllng Sold to you direct from iho siaker through our own stores, on easy terms. Ask for Style Booklet. MASON IP, IMP f Iwtc HMM s an Initial expence. A recommendation was also.brought n for an increase in "of he regular town employees. Tho matter was considered and three ot nrinls were granted Increases. Ray 'dwell, superintendent of public works was raised from 5115 to S. Farn lam Kimhall .secretary-treasurer, was railed from 5UJD to and James leggle. chlc-t of police, from to 100. The reason given for the de- mand for an increase was the high cost of living. The 'License and Police committee introduced a revised schedule of lic- enses. This schedule, which will net he town no small sum, provides for :he following Increases: Cafes, from' 525 lo barbers, lo gar- ages, lo ?40; amusement halls, to 510; butcher shops, to 540; drug stores, to 540; 'hotel, cafe and tobacco, moving picture shows, 525 lo tobacco, to confectioners, 810 to ?15; milliners, to ?15; laundries, ?10 to tranolent tradfirs, 525 to can- vassora, ?25. The petition of the KntgH S company for tue right lo raise th? rates on electric energy supplied Its customers was disallowed on the recommendation of the water'and light committee. The sugar'.corapany ask- ed that they he allowcd.lo Increase Ihe minimum rate of (1.00 per month and on street lights from 80 cents to The home of Ervln Carter was com- pletely destroyed by fire on Thursday morning, a smouldering ash pile being responsible for the loss, whjch Is plac ed at about Mr. Carter was asleep at the time and was aroused by a neighbor, who had been attracted lo the house hy gradually Increasing smoke! Two little children were also in the honc.e and when the alarm wa nonmled they took refuge In the pan try. They wero rescued, however without Injury. The furniture was saved, hut the housa was a total loss There was no Insurance. Mrs. C. J. Ritter la spending a few weeks on the coast visiting relatives Work commenced this week on tho new King and Orcen of Lclhbridgo building. Mr. Foster, a Lethhrldgo contractor, has the building-In charge Mejsra. Jellllt and Walters of Hales were here for the election Monday Those senllomen are making an of fort to have their land Included In I Southern Irrigation project. A delnlc of general Inlerest he tween the teams of the first and sec ond ward M. 1. A. will he held on Tuesday night in the second war chapel. The teams arc: First word Paul Redd iincl Mrs. D. P. Skouson Second I-eslie 0. Palmer am JHs3 Florelle Love. The auction ti he disciiancd Is one of national fni portance just now, the natlonallzatlo of Ihe railroads. There will he n teacher's training classes Tuesda night so the debute should attract large audience. Everybody welcome proud pare] To all its congratuli _ Fo nWrd 'Movement And then whole week's series of meStiags "frithe interests' of Iho InterrChufcTlFofwara Movement. The Tesplts. r.niost, encouraging. Much, interest shpwn hy very will Increase during 1921 and con (it.iie wftti an upward tendency fo several years good e'fenlng. The speakers Rlrer'sj !Mr. S. S. Dunhdm, W: A. Hamilton, Mr. R. A. Smith and Mr. A; G. .Virtue. They all presented their case well.and with conviction. Oii -Friday evening the arid Pathfinder' Girls took harge'arid seciir'ed'r'a full house lo ear the excellent address of, Mr. A. 3. Virtue. Sunday 'last day of ;aping and rejoicing for it was clear hat the had eard the .forward call. This .week canvass of he 'district 'isjbelne made for both ocal church tuiids and th.o Eorward ilpvcment the returns are not all in However we arc' informed hat the canvaiaers were everywhere well received, "and generous contribu- ,ions were made. The. end are told Is not yet. The financial, Campaign 'is merely an ncident the rijp'ral and spiritual for- ward movsmerit is .destined to con- Jnue by a deiiritD, corillnualion pro- gram, of moro IMer. The BjsnnaUiy .of. the wculs district goea out to brothers of tfcc Seady JIaue the death ot their brother Claude, .who was visit- ng this districtfrpm Idaho. Claude's father was also upon a visit to his sons here, and 'returned upon the sad mission lo inter his son's remains near Ihe homo, place in Idaho. There are quite a few cases ot the 'flu In the district of which some aro ot quite a severe nature. We trus that all reasonable precautions wil he taken to prevent an epidemic. Now that we have a village counci wo, have someone to blamo If ou health Is not looked alter. Tho PonnMdo school. The teach- ers' cottage In W beauty and Miss Mac- nnmara will occupy It shortly, Tha IniBlci's for the coining year fire Mr. Geo. Many ond Mr. J. Hamilton. iMre, 0. liyorson has hcen 111 with pleurisy hift Is now able lo be. around again. Remember the Ug feed next Friday _, la tho school assembly hall. You have j QUvuUifind three flavours in the air-tight sealed packages but look for the name WRIGLEYS because it is your pro- tection afiainst inferior imitations, Just as the sealed package is proteCTior: against impurity. SEALED TIGHT KEPT RIGHT The Flavour Lasts 44 ;