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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE POTJIt THE ISIRALD TUESDAY, FEBRUARY JB, L-THBBIOGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY. LIMITED I Mh 4outK, L.thbfldJ., AIMrlt W. A. BUCHANAN Pnsldtnt Dlrwtof JOHN TORHANCK Ittmbtr Audit of Circulations ubirrlotlon Ritei: delivered. -25 Dully, by iniiil, per year............ Daily, by maiJ for 6 months........ Dally by mail, 2 munths........... Wtekly, by per year.......... l.B'l Weekly, mull per year to U.S... 2.00 CONFERENCE OF TEACHERS AND TRUSTEES. The conference of teachers atlj trustees, to be held at Edmonton, on March 5, and called at the instance ol the Department of Education, shov.s the desire of tho Minister of Kiiucation to recognize the TcachcH' Alliance, in the willingness expressed to discuss in amicable fashion mat- ters in which the teachers and trus- tees are at variance, and so to bring about a better understanding. The calling of a round table confer between teachers and trustees, In that the plan has emanated from the Department of Education, should serve to allay anything of the appre- hension that the Minister holds any Btuhboru views in respect to the -U- liance, in refusing it the j to whifh it considers it is entitled. At' I a news despatch from lltomarek. N. P., I the capital of the State, with rasped to tho affairs of the Hank of North Dakota. An under, according to tho message, had beun made by tho Industrial Commission providing that payment should be stopped on all cheques drawn by the State Treasur- er issued to townships, counties and cities, aul all townships' treasurer's cheaues with the exception of funds for school and educational institu- tions, penal and charitable institu- tions and the cheques ot those county 1 treasurers who are depositing all in- i coming funds in tto liank of North Ditkot.i. The I'heques on which pay- ment is thus refused be registered ami paid off with interest in rotation as funds are obtainable. In a second part of the order, the Bank is instructed to send out collec- tors to collect from some two hundred private banks all funds owing to tho State Bank. being nntstand- ing in past due loans. Many of the private banks face suspension, accord- ing to the report, the private bankers having refused to honor cheques drawn by the State the col- lectors are to report back to the State Bank Examiner who has power to suspend and close the banks if they are insolvent. It is thus evident that the severe stringency which has prevail- ed for some time In North Dakota is not yet relieved, and that the State Bank, which was started by the Non- Partisau League as a part of their A. Paddock, r of how tho any rate it is the opening of the gate j ja in difficulties. At tte recent elections a bill was put forward and passed by the electors whfch took away from the Bank its right in the sole depositary of public funds. L'ntll this time all municipal authorit- ies, towns, cities, and so -u were compelled to do their business with towards reconciliation in relations which it must appear have needlessly sought to be estranged. This spirit of conciliation on the part ot the Min- ister should have its beneficial effect. The Herald has had reason to de- plore the recent ink-slingins cam- paign which took place in tl.e press lhe state' ban'k Now under tlje lmend. ed law, they can aeposit their funds between the officials of the Teachers' Alliance and the Department of Edu- cation, in that it considered it was prejudicial to the welfare and the in- terests of education as a whole. The altitude ot the Minister in calling the conference should tend to remove the possibility of any such future occur- rence, and provides that matters of variance may calmly and coolly be discussed.. In the spirit in which the' in any bank they please. The effect has been to cause a great many of them to attempt to withdraw their funds, but this was countered by an order from the Industrial Commission etc. Stan, denying Ihat any part of Ihu ''farmers' program" would oned, but It Is bard to commlMlon can carry Ing conditions. In contrast to wodltiom In the neighboring Slate ol North Dakota, points out the publlcatioi are thu stability and strength o !be financial position in Western Can ada. Some curtailment of credit has been put into effect in all countries In the .world as a necessary means o maintaining soundness In a period o deflation, but although this applies to Canada as a whole, It has apparently been found possible, as the Presiden of the Canadian Bankers' Association recently announced, to continue a largo measure of support to agricul tural interests in the Canadian Wesl and even to increase tha loans in the Western Provinces, as compared with the previous year, by over Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is the Fabian Society? Who was called the Hercules ol Music? S. What is ichor? 4. How did Kansas get its -name? 5. 'What is tho House of Keys? G. Why is the Poet Laureate so called? MONDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. How came the word, "kid" to apply to a young child? 2. What is Mardi Gras? 3. What does the phrase "Not up to the mark" come from? 4. What is one of the most curious cases of death from laughter? 5. What other noted cases there of death from laughter? 6. How long are the hands of the local Post Office clock? 1. ANSWERS It is a facetious formation from the Anglo-Saxon cild, a child. The that controls the bank, prohibiting the withdrawal of funds for tils purpose plain English, suspending pay- finally the order referred to at the beginning of this article pre- conference has been called it would j ,entg M ejcopt fhe esaentla, of withdrawals being made, except in the case of those public authorities who were remaining faithful to the bank and continuing to do their bus- iness throng It may be asked why the different municipalities should object to using appear that it cuts away the ground from the inference of any assumption ot, arbitrariness in the attitude of the Minister towards the Alliance. The better understanding which the con- ference will help to create between teachers and trustees will mean much In its application to education through- out the Province. The means allowed for ventilating -grievances should Bar.kTyAn answer peal to the Teachers' Alliance, in that it coiveys that a consideration giv- en that organization in the opportune ity for hearing and discussing both tides of a controversial question. This Is the better way. ROBBERY WITH ARMS. The Senate of the State of Arkan- sas has just passed, .without a dissent- lug vote, a bill making robbery with arms a capital offence and prescrib- ing the same penalties for violations in the manner' in which the bank was organized the Banner In which it is managed. It is avowedly an instrumeat of the non-partisan leaguera anjLthe Industrial Commis- sion comprWes among its members Governor Lynn J. Frazier, Attorney- General William Lemke, J. N. Hagen and others. Tueir policy has been to use the funds accumulated by depos- its to finance the various schemes favored by the policy ot the Non-Par- tisan Originally the ptate Bank was to have been financed by as are. assessed for murder in the first j bonds, but these could not be sold, or life impria-! and the bank is therefore in the extra- ordinary position ot operating without capital, leaving the depositors without any reserves in case of a depreciation in the value of the assets held by the bank. This alone is sufficient to deter onment. The bill aa amended since its Introduction by Senator W. A. Jack- son applies to robbery of business houses, residences and highway rob- bery. In forwarding us from the Kansas City Ktar, a reader suggests that in view of the occur- rence ot incidents such as the train hold-up at Sentinel it would be well that a similar sentence under similar conditions be inserted in the Crimin- al of Canada. In what robberies with firearms frequently end in, there Is a good deal of point in the sugges- tion. Punishments in such cases, vr'th the tragedies they lead to, cannot be too severely dealt The' punishment may appear too drastic, but anything of this consider- ation becomes removed in the know- ledge that tho very carrying of fire- Ih" the case of robberies betok- ens the. intent to murdgr on the part of those who carry them. is often silent, as in calm, half, At one time "fault" was pro- 2. Ths last day of the Lent Carni- val in France, -when the prize ox is paraded through the principal streets of Paris, crowned with a fillet, and accompanied by tin 3. Not up to the standard fixed by the Assay office for gold and silver articles. 4. That of the giant Marg-aUe, who died of laughter on seeing a monkey trying to pull on a pair of boots. a. Philmnenei, the Greek, died ot laughter at seeing an ass eatiag the flgs provided for his own denert. Zeuxis, the great painter, died ot laughter at the sight of a hag he had just depicted. Chilchas, sooth- sayer, died of laughter at the thought of having outlived the predicted Ijour of his death. 6. The minute hand about 2% feet, and the hour hand 3 feet. (Continued from frontnafa.) the grace to go and hang himself, but, there was no need for Mr. Oauthier to do likewise. The black-flag wan at the masthead In St. Hyacinths. The sheriff's posse was awaiting Mr. Gauthier's execution. Lemieux Govt Mr. Lemieux strongly aligned him- self with the opposition amendment to the' address. The election of 1917 was not.an election at all, but an electoral debauchery and ha drew historical references to show that ttie the item, taken any buainess-like men from entrusting I government has no mandate to re- it with their money, but when an ex-1 raain. la office. There would be no animation Is made of the management of the bank it Is evident that all the The remark bro'ught the minister rules of sound finance have been bro- of justice to his 'feet. Hon. Mr. Lemieux's statement was devoid of foundation, he declared. "Then when will the Canadian am- bassador be Mr. Lemieux AN EXPERIMENT IN BANKING. Wp have referred to the experience Of the State Bank of North Dakota in what-tt-has resulted in. It is not only an experience of nationalization of banlcins so far as it regarded the Non-Purtisan League, but, likewise, an experiment in Stata Socialism, with disastrous consequences. Not only did the Bank come to-grief but others in the State through neglect- ing the one fundamental rule in the bcnldng business in resuocjt to loans, 'that they should bo of working or floating capital, and not of fixed cap ttal. The Weekly News and Financial Fanner of Winnipeg fives sime later and Interesting particulars of .the career" of the State .Bank, or North Dakotai 'In that this experiment in the "nationalization of banking" At, unloue the? are worth re- peating. On February llth there appeared IB tie newspapers of St. Paul, Minn., i ken. The Bank of North Dakota has got locked up in 30- year farm mortgages, in loans to private banks in various parts ot the State, of which is un- collectable as stated above, In state-owned industries, a total of tied up in long-term loans. The result is that tho bauk now un- able to pay its depositors the money pressed. Will Name Ambassador they have entrusted to keeping. It for safe The lack of a centralized banking system has involved many of the smaller hanks In the State in difficulty, and the newspapers last month record- ed the suspension or failures of some- thing over a dozen of them, every one causing loss and suffering to innocent depositors. The reason given was that tho banks that loaned out to farmers on farm products had rendered tha security less valuable than tnc amount of the loan. To this condition the. plight of the State Bank is to Ire added and we can thus nee how badly our friends across the linn have fared in consequence of .a defective banking Latest reports are to tho effect that officials are trying to raise in bonds to relieve the bank- Ing situation, and that bankers who are negotiating with a view to taking up the bonds arc Insisting that tho State Bank of North Dakota be liqui- dated, the powers of tho Industrial Commianlon curtailed and the "indus- trial program" of the non-partisan administration bo abandoned. A for- mal statement has been issued by II. "He will be Mr. DoheMy warmly retorted, "Just aa soon as tBe Canadian governmsnt decides on whom to name." During the remain- der of the day, debate on the address followed its usual course. Dr. Belind (Beauce) criticized the prime minis- ter's tender compassion for the west In declining to have an election be- fore redistribution. Dr. Cowau, (Re- gian) held that Mr. King had found his western supporters dwindling and was therefore anxious to precipitate an election. Dr. (Mus- thought an election wag not far off, but the country would endorse the government's Proceedings opened, however, with a sharp passage at arms, between the prime minister and .the leader ,of the opposition. Mr. Meighen had Intro- duced a. senate bill to amend the Dominion Elections Act .in regard to the coming prohibition referendum in Ontario. He'wished to proceed .with the bill, suspending the debate on the addr.ess temporarily. Mr. King took the ground that tho government could not proceed with business decided. Mr. Moighen sharply replied that the legislation was- necessary it tho lists were to he revised ut a FAREWELL TO Public Gathering Ttlls Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Anrltrson How They'll Be Missed (Prom Our Own Correspondent) BARXWKUL, Feb. fareirell social was riven Friday night at tho llarnwell hall In honor ot Mr.J and Mrs. John W. Anderson and family, who are leaving about March 1st for Vancouver. Although the weather was very cold, a large crowd of over one hundred friends and turned out to wish them health and prosperity in their new home in B.C. A splendid program was arranged which consisted of speeches, songs, recitations, games and dancing, after which light refreshments serv- ed. Mr. Lawrence Peterson gave a very amusing speech on J. W. Andef- son's life since he had known him, Mr. Peterson stated that he had beee very intimately associated with Mr Anderson for ovwr thirty years anwater from to cents per gallcna. R. K. Rayner, a returned soldier who has tha Canora, Sask., town pollougan for the past year, shot hinself while in bed on Saturday nifht. Mis wife died a short time ago, leaving an Infant to his cut. Although convicted and sentenced at St. Thomas to six months on a charge of selling liquor, Lawrence Crawford of Port Burwell has gone home because no one seems to know what to do with him. He is crippled, and therefore Governor Luton refut- ed to lodge him in jalL Complaints from HamirtM manu- facturers that the city was aggravat- ing the unemployment situation by paying 85 cents an honr for relief labor, when several industries were endeavoring to hire laborers for 35 cents an hour were lodged at the City Hall. Two boya were drowned, damage estimated at over done; thirteen families were rendered home- and 28 persons were taken to the Montreal general hospital al the re- sult of a burst high pressure water main feedirg (he emt end ot the city of Montreal. Taxation of bank remrve funds billiard parlon and poolrooms, and all real ettate transfers and an In- creased of taxation on rail- ways and mining operations were an- nounced fcy the Provincial Treasurer. Hon. Peter Smith, la hie second bud- get address before the Ontario Legis- lature. QUEBEC LIQUOR BILL GOES TO UPPER HOUSE, WILL BE SIGNED SOON QUEBEC, Fell. Quebec liquor bill, which was passed in the assembly last Thursday will be pre- sented In the upper house today. It is expected that pie bill will go through the uppor hohse promptly and it will then be signed immediately. AB loon as tho bill Is signed the govern- Tiont will appoint the five members of Quebec liquor commission. CREAM FLOUR The family eats more bread since Mother started using Cream of the West Flour. It makes loaves of extraordinary whiteness and flavor. Hedley Shaw Milling Co Limited CREAM OF THE WEST FLOUR was formerly sold under the brand name King s Quality." It is milled at the big mills of the Hedley Shaw Milling Com- oanv. Limitprl. at wQf_the most complete and most modern mills in pany, Limited, at Medicine Hat Western Canada, ;