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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE KOUR Tllli DAILY HEKALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, I'J20 She Blterta DAILY AMD WEKrtt.Y f rofrlMori and Publl.hcr, THI LCTHBRIOOE HERALD MUNTINQ COMPANY, LIMITED W, A. PntMut ind Haculuc MM Biuintts Mintfe TELEPHONES Office Ufertal Office 1Z51 1224 MMTIkK- Audit Bureau of SubKrlptlen Ratet: Ditty, delivered, per week .....I Dtilj-, delivered, per year 7.59 br mill, per year Weekly, by mail, per year...... 1.51 Wwkljr. by mail, per year lo TJ.S. 1.00 whole. With this view any help that Tj j the city can give to enable It to meet I I I its oMUatluna. In the way of pay- ULUOL meut of tho annual charges it now piyj. luay well he said to be in tho interests of the city. The. city came to the ro.-eue of Ihe Y.M.C.A. at a time oi need in the. bonding ur- ngeiueul made. It rendered a aynity sen-ice at the time cd there is still tho obligation. hk'h '.hat action entailed to allow the to carry on. in tho spirit in which tiich the financial arrangement was ade. It may be construed as the :t of j generous creditor to bis ibtor. may be said against omulng. it cannot be said to strictly! of ot. subscription dally on iJdreBs libel. Accept- UMW of papers after expiration date U oar authority to the THE NEW OPPOSITION LEADER James Ramsay, the new Opposition Leader, is a successful business UIHD of excellent repuution. There is nothing sectional about him. He is a large visioncd Albcrtan. always be- hind every movement for the develop mer.t of the province. The country remembers with satisfactiot bis clean cut declaration in favor o irrigation development. A good op position leader is iu the interests o the province, no mntter how strong and safe and honest the goveramen may be. U is better for a govern ment to be faced by an opposition lc( by a resourceful leader like Mr Ramsay. It keeps the government on the alert, and more determined to administer affairs wisely. Mr. Ramsay will have difficulty finding much fault -with the Stewar government. It is it progressive gor ernment, led by a man in whom the people have great confidence. MR. ME1GHEN AND THE TARIFF Mr. Meighen declares that he i; not a high protectionist. So far s sick last week was able to be out yesterday. Mr. Boucher, principal of school went to Medicine Hat last Thursdai returning yesterday. The Misses Fulton of Hie school staff have had the 'flu. Miss L. Ful- Ion is able to sit up now and her sister is (juite better. Miss L. McLaren ot the school staff has been doing duties as nurse at the home of Mrs. Mr. Os- trum IB improving and Mrs. Ostruui Is now able to sit up. Mrs. F. W. Taylor has been III with bronchitis but is getting better. Mrs. Heeler who has been spending a few days visiting her mother. Mrs. S. L. Kcado returned to her home northeast of How Island yesterday. Mr. Hizghes of Medicine Hat was Had Resident There For Three of Water in Couiees RICKED UP IN SSING rOH THE UAN leuted Mayor Lavigueuer by a major- ity votes. H, H. Molouy, Victoria, B.C., holel- cian, dropped dead on. tho street. Henry B. Endlcotl. wealthy shoe manufacturer afiu chairman, of the who think likewise. If he should be- a business visitor in Bow Island yes- come leader of a-new party, or tha old Conservative party, or the present Unionist party, it Is certain that that party would be largely high protec- ilonlst in its attitude on the tariff. terday. Mr. R. H. Robertson, postmaster, was taken very ill on Sunday after- noon. Mr. Claude Jamieson is assisting Mr. Calder in the post office this week. Sir Thomas never encouraged the Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Rolfe and sons adoption of the income tax. Ho op. have been "if, -'Rolfe s still confined to h s bed. Mr. posed it, when first proposed and only accepted it, because the demands 'or revenue forced it upon him. There s a feeling tyiat after its adoption, ho did not actively promote its enforce- ment. It is insinuated that he waa only' too willing to allow the tax to be as unproductive of revenue as pos- ajble. One thing is certain the re- turns from.the tax during his regime were ridiculously low. Sir Henry Drayton, since becoming Finance Mini- ster, has been energetic iu his efforts to make the'tax reach all those to whom it applies, and better returns should be announced at the close of the present fiscal year. Sir Thomas White, as lender, will not he acceptable lo tho people, "not free traders, who believe that tlw tariff should only be used for revenue purposes and not with protection as the chief factor. His apparent sym- and Mrs. C. H. Bell are nursing ifi this home. We are pleased to report that pa- tients in the homes of Messrs. Down- ing, lugoldshy and Healy are im. proving. These are the days when one espe. clally appreciates the kind offers o' their friends. The following people arc helping nurse the sick here Mrs Murray, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bell, Mrs Calder, Mrs. Grigsby, Mrs. Travis Mrs. A. Garrison, Mrs. Spears, Mrs Evnns, Miss U McLaren and J.Iiss C Depc-w, while Rev. V. M. Gilbert Mrs. Gilbert are untiring in their ef forts in the interests of the people of the community. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Thompson am baby Jean are all sick. Mr. Travis has charge of Thompson's meal market during the lalter's illness. The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Valm, south of town was entered by death las! Thursday and claimed their little four year old daughter. Mr. S. "Y. Hurst, undertaker made all 'l-'rmrt Our Own UARONS, Feb. W. C. Cooper, Mrs. J. A. Cow. Mrs. B. Me- Clelluid were visitors in Calgary this week attending llebekabs' conven- tion after which Mrs. McClellanS ex- pects to visit for a time in Clares- holm. Mrs. Williams entertained at a little tea party on Wednesday when seven ladles enjoyed goot! fellowship over a cup o! tea. Due to the sickness of Miss limit and Miss Frleberger the school has been closed for a few days. Mr. A. Moir and Miss Mabel Moir returned home from Claresholin last week where they have been visit- ing with Mr. Molr's daughter, Mrs. Moffalt. Mr. Cripps. the piano doctor of Leth- bridge was a visitor in for n few days tuning pianos and repairing or- gans. Whilst in town ho stayed with Mr. and Mrs. C. Cooper. The soft weather has once more played havoc with the depot rink. Hence a littlo patience till the next cold snap. If the C.P.R. woulj spend half as much next summer to bring tbo water into the ditches in this drought stricken area as they have spent in transportation of feed, it would cer- ainly help. Irrigation. The farmers report there is more water in tho coulees this year than ins been known for many years. By :he time this snow Is melted there will certainly be an additional sup- ply. It Mill greatly help spring labor, as there will not be as many tanks haul. i Mr. B. McClelland left on Friday noon irain for a visit to. Pinchcr Creek over the week-end. Mrs. G. Chew was n business visitor in Lethbridge on Saturday last. Mr. and Mrs. Frleberger of Ensign were visiting In Barons with their daughter. Miss M. Friebergor ot tlii Consolidated school. The Ladles" Aid of the Barons church recently purchased a splendid- ly hound Morroco Bible for the church pulpit. Their unique choice is greatly admired. The .Ladles' Aid also had the church organ repaired, extending its use considerably Into the future. The services of this organization can Oxford County Councillors decided to increase their own pay. Jamia D. Denny, ot Ottawa, has ac- cepted the appointment of superin- tendent of Reslna public schools. Dr. Jacob Schurnian, president ot Cornell University for nearly years, tendered his resignation. Edmund Sheppard, prominent Mon- treal business mau and sportsman, Is dead. Tho Cottage hotel and 1'almer's poolroom at Beulley, were de- stroyed by firo. Mrs. Maystie, of Cranbrook, cele- brated her 90th birthday. She recalls the first parliament of Queen Victoria. Governor Kdwards. of New Jersey, and Vice-president Marshall are claim- ed to be candidates for the Democratic nomination for U-.S. President. At his first public appearance slnco his trial for seditious utterances J. K. Dixon. M.L.A. appealed for freedom of speech In Canada. Mr. W. J. Healy, associate editor of the Grain Growers Guide, has been appointed provincial librarian for tho province of Manitoba. Jas. Homer, former C.P.H. road- master at Medicine Hal, died at Ed- monton, where he was C.N.R. road- master. V Quebec has a new mayor In Joseph Sarasou. retail hardware merchant, and a large real estate owner, who de- Massachusetts committee on pubiic safety, during tho war. who was wide- ly known as an arbitrator of labor disputes, disd at Boston. To check the epread o! influenza In Victoria and Esquimau, a ban has been placed by the provincial govern- ment on private and public dances. Unless cbndltions grow worse theatri- cal performances and other public assemblies will not be Interfered with. A large auditorium, costing between and J15.000. is to be built In the roar of the Church of England Institute nt St. John. this spring U is the gift of Seuator W. 11. Thorua and hie brother, Arthur, as a part of thoir contribution to the Augllcau For- ward Movement. paying a bounty of at least two cents for very crow or crow's egg destroyed. franklin K. retiring secretary of the interior will become an exe- cutive of tho Pan-American andPetro- and Transport company and the 'Mexican Petroleum company when he relinquishes his official position. Mr. Lane's salary, It was reported, will bo approximately annually. Although Bennett and White, con- tractors, Calgary, were awarded the contract by thev Dominion govern- ment for the construction 'of the bridge across the Bow river at Banff, they have declined the government uot accepting their 1190.000 bid with- n the specified time. An Ottawa .ender for is next. The father ot the Fearcy girl bald o be connected with huge forgeries, n Calgary, has been arrested on a charge of receiving stolen goods. girl was formerly stenographer in tho mllitarv paymaster's branch ot Mill- District No. 13. Made With Brains In the Mason Risen it isi not merely a case of BO- much lumber, varnish, ac.- lion, hardware, ivory, felt, etc., honestly prepared and put to- gether. They are built Into, a perfect Instrument with skill Muounting to genius. Sold to you direct from the maker through our own stores, >nd ou easy terms. Ask for Style Booklet. HASOURtSClHI TV. of i i funeral arrangements. :Rcv. V. pathies with tho great iiiteresls of the }lM a shon funeral 5ervice country injure his claims amongst tho masses of the people. What Can- ada needs flt this time is a leader who will inspire the confidence ot the bulk of the people. Sir Thomas White is a very likable personality, and has many of the char- acteristics of a popular leader. Apart from that, however, his views are so pronounced on the one great question before the people that he would bo entirely unacceptable as a leader to even the moderate minded elements of the country. To the advocates of protection for protection's sake he THE CITY AND THE Y. M. C. A. In order to help it tti carry on, tlie Y.M.C.A. is asking the city for exemp. tlon from light and water rates. This request'haa been forced on it as a result of its financial condition Whether the institution has a logical claim for Ibis exemption is not the. point, and In the circumstances does not enter !nto the argumcnl. Beyond Ihe position in which (he "V" is eel, in that it needs every cent It can get, there Is a phase In the situation which has Ite appealing side. It Is that the Institution Is the debtor of the city lo a certain extent, In that it has to pay It a yearly sum in the T.ray of Interest and princl- In what the stands for in relation to the city, the falling of the building into the hands of the city Is not al- together desirable. There is u senti- mental side which in the particular circumstance claims attention. In what tho Y.M.C.A. denotes, In ita morally and physically to the youtti of the city, itn existence in om which concerns the citizens a at the house on Saturday afternoon after which the procession passed on to the local cemetery where the body was laid to rest. Deep sympathy is felt for the bereaved parents In this their deep sorrow. On Monday morning Mr. S. Y. Hurst, undertaker received a call to Winni- frcd to the home of Mr. Win. Craig, owing to the death of Mrs. Craig that morning witli pneumonia. How Islanders were saddened when the word came that Mr. Frank Beat- tie, brother of Harold and Koy_of this place had died nt Monarch on Sunday, Feb. 15lh. Mr. Healtle was horn at Scotia, tun came west some years ago. He lias spenl well be appreciated. Mrs. A. C. Freeman returned home on Friday! evening of last week after spending a week visiting "with friends at Macleod. Mrs. Hatfield and three children and her father returned home on Friday. Mrs. Hatfieid's'father expects to visit with them- for an indefinite time. Mr. Gow has returned from his visit to Edmonton. Mr. H. Murray and Mr. G. Moir re- lumed from Banff on Wednesday where they "were attending the winter sports. They report a good time spent. J Mrs. F. "Priest spent Tuesday and part ot Wednesday In Carmangay this week. The untimely death took place ot Miss Brown of Calgary on Monday. Brown up .till a short time ago worked as stenographer in Mr. Gow'a office where she labored for more than three years. With her unassuming service yet kindly disposition she won for herself many friends who sorely __ilss her presence from the social circles. In her loss the municipal of- ficer will miss a faithful worker, the people a social individual, the town a good character. Much sympathy is extended to tho friends of Miss Brown. Mr. Hoy. Luchla of Nobleford was a business visitor in Barons on Mon- day. would of course he most acceptable, -some of these years iunnlng We Are Agents for the VICTROLA and VICTOR RECORDS Large Stock of Both from which to Select Mason Risch, Limited BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA A French-Canadian paper charges the Union Government with being the tool of the Orangemen. This is one way of calling if yellow. The Adriatic situation In Lord North's 'Ministry in 1770- 1782, Mr. W. L, George sjiy.s in an I working in gas drilling camps. A1 the time be was laken ill he was at Ihe latter work near Monarch. He contracted Influenza and later pneu- monia which proied fatal on Sunday. The body was taken to the Fctterly Parlors. Lethbridge. and then sent to How Island for burial. At 2.30 this afternoon the funeral service was hold Rev. that of v. M. Gilbert officiating. After the service the funeral procession formed and passed on to the local cemelery where the body was Interred. A large peculiar one. It is not so much a question j s, of Italy wanting Finme. Flume wanting Italy. Rev, C. J. HodgtaB, B.A., ot Leth- bridge Is the special preacher at the Forward Movement sen-ices in the Ilarons church. The campaign start- ed on Sunday, Feb. 15th with the Pastor. Mr. Hodgins has preached thoughtful and appropriate sermons to the bright happy congregations who have gathored. Rev. D. H. Telfer, M.A.. of Carmangay will preach Thurs- day and Friday this week and Monday and Tuesday of next week. Rev. Thos. Powell of Calgary will take the services Wednesday lo tbo end of week Including the last Sunday in February. These meetings arc com- mended lo the town and community, and the people are asked to approp- riate the same. Mrs. ISoigBCrman has been quite seriouslv ill for more than one week. number "f people were present to pay Iliclr last respects to the departed. article entitled "Exit the Gentleman" j A failier ami mother oi Amherst, in "Harper's Magazine." Iliere only one- man without a hereditary title. In the .Ministry set up not long APO by Mr. Lloyd George only one man, Lord Curzon. Is a hereditary peer, and only four out of twenty-four offices fell to "gentlemen of other words, Ihe landed aristocracy. The United States Is proclaimed OR the land of (lie free, but It is not free enough to permit a Dative horn Canadian to be President. If it were former Secretary of the Interior Lane, a native of Prince Edward Island, might very well he Wilson's fincces- Thrro 1 barrier-In :i rmh'vr. born Yankee becoming Premier of Canada. Of course, there may be a happy consideration in tho constitu- tional obstacle, when wo remember that it bars Europeans of Bolshevist tendencies ever reaching Iho Presi- dential chair. Hut Ibink what (j'ncle Sam misses in not having a real wise tmm like a native Canadian to di- rect affairs. S., a sister In Saskatchewan and two brothers, Harold and Hoy of Bow Island and numerous friends are loft to mourn tho loss of a 3on and broth- ddilililildil'l e.r. and a IdniMioarled friend. A Irnlnload of passtd through How Islnni today going west. to see Mr. ami Mrs. Oliver ablo to bo mil agiiln, Mr. and Mrs. Hurllmrl leave Osh- awn. Ont.. today for 1'ow Island. WHERE THE FIFTH CHILD GETS FREE EDUCATION NOT KEPT OUT OK THE DOMINION OTTAWA. Fob. Canadian lhal Immi- grants from are to tin denied EulmRtance to Canaiia on the ground of nationality Is der.le.i by the depart- ment of tmnilgrallon hero today. An official of the department pointed out that the only nationalities denied ad- mittance to Canada at present as 1m- Ernest S. Armstrong of the Hoard of Education has given notice of motion that pupils entrance examination at the midsummer examination and who are nic-inhera of families of four chil- dren or more, and whose parents or puanlirmg are not earning more than forty-five cents per hour on an eight hours ner day. he laken care of by this Municipal Hoard of Education to the extent of actual cost of food, iind books, Ihe samo to be determined liy 111 Is Board of Educa- tion. The pupil Is lo lake a full course in tho Collegiate Institute. "That Naughty Waltz" ANOTHER BIG HIT! On the cerase M e "While OtKen Aie BuiMme in the Fox Trot, both pUyed br CoJeman's Orchestra. Get these new "His MaSler't Voice" records and try them on Fox Trot Trot On _ Bstk'i Oiiinlu Trot .Ori-w Bctk 3iucm Kftr Uie Be n me Thu Tumble .down Shut in (I 00 Any "His Maker's Voice" dealer will gladly play these and the other new February records. CONVENIENT TRAVELLING Commuter Had Halixu.t Shave and Shampoo at stops New York. Travelling on the Ii.lt. T. in Brooklyn liris ita advantages as well as II drawbacks, Thero was rr l.lock on llii> Hatbush'avcnuo line at migrants are Germans, Auslrlans, Umi-j ilio end of Ihe rush hour last night. Kill-Inns, Bulgarians ,-ind Turks. Hot-] A' busy Flalbiish husband'got off a Hers of any other nationality arc wel- stalled trolley, went Into n nearby comfd lo Canada If they conform to Immigration regulations and If thrrr: is no economic reason why they should not be admitted dj barber shop. a shave, haircut and shampoo anil was through In lime to continue his trip home, nn the car I', had left. WE HAVE THE LARGEST AND BEST ASSORTED STOCK OF VICTOR RECORDS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA. WILLIS PIANO STORE "HOME' OF CANADA'S BEST 707 Third Aye. South (Hull Block) Phone 662 ;