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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FAOK POUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD. SATURDAY, JANUARY Ube Decalb alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and THE LETH1RIOCE HERALD PRINT! NC COMPANY, LIMITED' tM'Cth South, W. A. BuehauM PrMMeat anil Managing Director tfca Busiu-iss Manne want a government ot live, farsecicg men. led by a strong dominant, force- !ul leader. H they can't get this sort of a government without an election, then they will demand au clKtiou iu I RII effort to get what they want. Union Government was united >YenuuMii on war issjiei but on domestic affairs in peace time It must be a compromise government, and there are those who mair.tain com- promise governments, no matter how able tlie inim that "iorm them may be, can'i make headway. TELEPHONES Oflkf Uttorlal Office 1252 1221 Mwnkcr Audit of Circulaticni J 7.53 5.00 LH delivered, per weok per Xfefly, bj mall, jwr year Weektr, by Kali, per year by per yea; to U.S. S.W ot ot subscrlptioa THIi PRICE OF BHEAD The immediate reault of the recent raise a the yrlce of naeat his been Ihe in the price of flour, follow- ed by the raUe in the price of tie loaf. The raise locally has heeu cents per loaf. While tho going up ia the I'rice of bread li coincident with tho going up in the price of flour, it would not be fair to attribute this raise solely Io the increased price of wheat. Bread, it IE understood, was duo for a rise in price owing to tho Increased cost of labor, the Increased dtily on address Accept- cost a! delivery caused by the rise la of aft" expiration uaw lcwj and wases, the rise in tho price to continue tie [a pr.ce yeast. The takers were waiting the removal of the embargo on wheat put on by the States, so as to gev the mail c'. o' v THE RETIREMENT OF GENERAL MEWBURN Oeneral Mewburn went into the Collision at Cause of Small Freight Wreck Our Own CHAMPION, The great Jocal evesit ot Christmas week .ifss the Community L'hrlstmas Trae and en lorlalnmeut ou Tuesday evening. TUe crowd taied .Mark's hall to the full o.tcnt. By common. consent the pro- gramme was best of Its kind erer given In Champlou, and great iroJlt on tbo school staff. Sunday schooH the parents and everybody concerned. The special feature was tlio number of very lltllo tots taking part, f.nd the perfect way In which they performed: Immediately at tho close ft the programme, Santa appeared on .the scene and distributed the Christmas: stockings. An admittance fee of 25 cents was charged to meet expenses and }3s.'W was taken In. which carno within a few ta or meeting1 the expenditure. A very significant comment by sev- eral people from oor-itrv U BARONS POST OFFICE IN NEW LOCATION (From Our Own BARONS, Dec. A. Andrews tias purchased the buildings formerly occupied by Mr. Donovan, lawyer, and expects in Ihe very near future to couduct business for the post office there. Such an enterprising mau as our postmaster is worthy of a good site Iu our town. Mr. and Mrs. 1. A. Cow.and Mr. U. Drumraend visitors In Calsury for Christmas. Mr. Alex. Campbell and family epeul CSrlstwas Iu Medicine lint. Mr. aud Mrs. Moftat aud family, of Claresholm, were visiting with Mrs. Mufi'it'E parents. Mr. and Mrs. D. Mohr, in Barons, for Christmas. 75 a week, nnlsher. j50 and women u-nrtrftlxz t fflTn tlH Jfl' MIV a vnaV the unrefined product. Thousands of radicals from all _ of the country arc planning to descend After baring been .away from home for sixteen years, withqut hli.wlfe on the White llouso on Keb. 13, he wns ItvLnx or coin's birthday, to appeal to President Robert McKeown returned to Wilson for the release of Guelph two weeks ago much or serving his country at tho head of tie militia department. Ho frequent- ly made it clear tliat nt sqon as demob- {liatiou. following tho close of the hostilities, was complete, he would return to private life. Ther'j is no surprise there'.'ore. at bis retirement. He was a very capable Minister. Ho conducted the Department in strenu- ous and critical times and never was a biut of scandal or injustice. He was a straighlfonvard, fearless, honest Minister and in his departure from public service Canada loses a than of the highest character and un- doubted administrative ability. PATRONAGE SYSTEM DIES HARD The patronage system is not deail Tet, The': United Farmers of Ontario say are 'against patronage tit their'ijSaf'orm but .tie greatest (Ian- _ _ fore putting np the price ot the loaf. The present price of wheat Is, there- fore, an incidental in the price of the loaf, though it has helped towards fixing price. It Is well to bear (be facts mention- or-- "V u> 'liu EChool under auy other syslem but consolidation, where the children are grouped together. This is true ot both town and country, but especially of tho country, for the average country Christmas programme would, of ne- cessity, be bul a tame comparison. A unique event in the history ot ed ia mind, In lhat tho thoughtless are apt to put the whole blame ot llie present price of the loaf to the in- creased price of wheat, with the in- clination to look on farmers as pro- fiteers. But even without the raise they will spend some weeks. are greatly missed froK town. in the price of the adjuncts that go Into the fixing of the "price of bread considered, It would not be cor- rect to class the furrner as a profiteer th the price he is getting for his wheat. Anything of the censure of In the case of tho farmer is removed In the fact that the price qf .wheat'is not an artificial one, nor one that is made so by the excuse tho tariff gives. It is a price which th'e 'fa'rmert have not combined to ger to-the existence of the U.F.O. bat wllich ha5 come from the Government in that province seems to 0[ tllejr as Yaiued -m the lie the failure of that Government to arkets of the world. listen to Its friends in making ap pointmenls. Just because the Govern- jiient promoted a woman to be regis- trar of Middlesex coanty, there was an awful howl ot protest from the farm- ers. Fortunately Premier Drury was strong enough to resist the clamor of the crowd and declared there was to beno'revival' oMthn-patronagG sys- tem. The incident however, is illuminative. Even the party that 'alms to purify, public its plat- it hard not tc share the Epolls.oZ office. Patronage is a hard filing to shake off. People do like government'jobs, even though ths salary is small, aud ''they think they should get them be- cause tneir'.-, friends are In power. There are people who'doubt that pa'trbhage has been buried in Federal affairs, but It there Is any of the old "being it Is "not very There have been up_glar: >tag examples Mr. Drury should ap- point a non parlisan commission to Bake all appointments In Ontario on fitness and merit. THE POLITICAL SITUATION At 'OTTAWA Unless all Unionists abd cross benchers united willi Liberal Opposition it is impossible to .over -.throvr the Union Government. It is J.qnlte possible therefore that Union could remain in power if It so desired. Wiat' (iovernment needs is bolstering up. Sir Robert Bor "'den, Is only nominally Premier. He is ;oft the Job nnd is; likely to stay off rHis resignation is merely wllhheli Ontjl can be recon liracted ud agreement can itc rrwch ttt'oa a successor 83 Premier. end of Union upveni Weal hm iont Carrell and Mewbufn. They have no fcten replaced with Liberals, Ihougl Dr. Tolnle Is sometimes classed .is a Union Government lo n Union at all, must have a fair proper tlon of Liberals. If there Is to bo a Liberals' must be taken inti replace Liberalg, we mlgh as -well droii the title "Union." the (Jovernrnent needs Sotip. jnen still in should pel.out, Strong; virile, modtrr minded men. with vision and faith shotild he taken Into the Gdvernmtnl If the Government can't be reconati luted and Invigorated with new red blooded men, then let us have a gen election. The hardest li resonstroclhig the Government Is t gift lor now tide will turn before 192.1, bu jUflt now Cabinet Ministers do no (a be !n popular favor at tlons. -The argument lhat the people not want a general election just now Tho farmer has to bear the hriipt higli coct of living just ame way as other citizens. In .very lahy cases he sees that a tariff'duty which.protects other which dpes'not'touch his, m'akcq the rticles he. has to buy more costly, le further sees that he has no com lensation coming as in the case of ilher workers, Jn the principle of a also in wages in ratio to the hlgli ost of living. In fact the application if this -principle makes it all the arder for him. In the aspect of pro iteering as it refert; to the fanner, In he increased price of wheat, he itands absolved. Taking the uncertain nature of the vheat industry, as we in the West an fully realize, we can, if wo are lonest to ourselves, look on the in price as something of a law high exclmnce rate, an afsofJation Irf being formed with head- In Winnipeg to encourage the Men of keeping Canadian money at home antll it ncccplcil at face value In llv: Slales. Col. C. W. Howler orlg- lnate-1 tho Idcn, The railroads are asketl to, co-operate, offering Canadian coast cities as a substitute for those on the prairies who think n warmer cllmnca Is nrcessary. It is cslimatod Hint 40 millions each winter Is spent In California and Florida by Canad- ians who can 'find tlie climate on tho That the Herald npprecial- v Canadian Pacific coivst among !h6ir I MV llv ta ,.-.._l. _ _.i.. by ila subscribers, (s cvl- ilcnceil by ibe alatenicnl of a .J'Inchcr Crcok realtor In rt- nowlng his subscription, (hat, ff "the paper la more vvnrth 55.0ft ff today tlian when we used to get It for J2.50." own people who will not discount their money, comparing favorably with that of tho American winter resorts. "Our money at faco vnluo or we keep Is the slogan. The Idea Is expected to result In enconrnglng Ihe purchase of domealli; products in pre- ference lo (hose of nny country tliat discounts llio Canadian dollar, IfVt: S a.m.: Holy Communion. (It is prob abla thai tills will be tlio only Communion held this month.) 11 a.m.: Matins. 2.30 p.m.: Sunday School. 3.30 p.m.: Adult Bible Class. p.nj.: Hvensong. SALVATION ARMY and Mrs. Johnstons. C.O, tisual Saturday night service. a.m.. U p.m., 7.30 p.m. Special watch-night Rorvierj. Xcv.- Year's eve, by lurKR n! 7.30 arid 10.30. Senior onro' scrvlr.s at 10 p.m. Refreshment for all.' WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH Cor. 4th Ave.'and 11th St. S. Rev. Chas. E. Cragg. 8.D., Paswr Mr. Hughes, Choir Master It a.m. Morning Worship. Subjecl: Man With One 12.10: Ditila School and Bible Class- es. 7.30 p.m.: Evening Service. New YearlB message. -Special 'music, THE UNITED OKUflCH OF'NORTH tie.. E. J. Hodgins, 3.A., Pastor 1271 5ih AVJ, N. Phone 1659 CHRISTIAN MEN'S LEAGUE (UNDENOMINATIONAL) Y.M.C.A. Aildltoriuin, S'unilny, Jan. 1 nt 3 p.m. Speaker: Capt. (Rev.) A, H, Dennon. Choir Leader, Mrs. F. Jackson. 10 a.m.: ,lnnior clioir 10 aim., Boys' Dtpt. of .tlie 'Sunday Hchool in the Hall.'. 11 a.m. Morning Topic: Good 2 o'cloctt, Beginners and -Primary do- of Ihe Sunday' ficbnpl in. the Hall.- 2 o'clock, Girls' the Sunday Scfionl lif the Chnrch.: 3.IS: Adult Dopt. of llic S. S. in tlie Church, Organization .of Men's ruble Class. Kverybody Welcome, 7.15: Service. Topic: "The Divine ASSOCIATED BIBLE STUDENTS bomjnlon.BMg'., 6lh 3. Sundays, p.m.: lliblo Shirty. "Sundays. p.m.; fHmly. .VcdneMliO'S, ISIble Study, 'follbv'etl 'by' n'raist.'itrayef .nnd .tcs- KNOX PRESBYTERlAfi CHURCH Corner 4th Ave. Sth Street A. A H. E. F. Layton, organist And choir leadef 10.00 a.m.: Sabbath School. 11 a.m.: Kindergarten tnd Beginners Class. II a.m.: Service. 12.16. Big Slsterr. 2 p.m.: nig Brothers. p.m.: Chinese, Class. 7.30 p.m. Evening Service. llie pastor will.preach at both ser- vices. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Subject: "Pessimism Oood sinking. Come friend. Optimism.' find bring n PENTECOSTAL HOME AND FOREIGN MISSIONS Bro. W. E, McAllister, cf Edmonton, Pastor. KundAy Morning Service, 11 o'clock. Evening Service. 7.45 o'clock. Tuesday nnd 'fhiirsilny, R o'clack. rEverybody Welcome Third Ave. and Ninth St. Rev. F. W. Pastor Mr. W. E. Milt, Director ofCiwIr. Services nt 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. New Year messaKa.-and the pastor will .preach at ;boUi Thera apeciai'mVsic by the cbolr. Sunday! School' ClAss at 12.15. Communion of 'Its; Supper, ntid the receptiiiii'pf 'jiew mombero at tho' everiln'g 'se.fvlce. Song Service at 7.J5. Service every' r.lghl 'during (lio week excepting iiaturflay. CHRISTIAN CHURCH Oliver I. Cor. 3rd Ave.' inil ath St. s. Bible School, 10.30. wo are glad (f lo have you. Comu, and receive welcome to r.ll sflrvkcs. Preaching, 11.30. "The SeveH 'Ones." Evening, 7.30. SulflBfet: "The Seven AK No CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Hull Bkck, 7th Street Sunday Service at M a.m. at 11 Sundnv Schrtdl' M 12.Xj a.m.; Testimony Jlc'.Hnf; Vffjl.. nl S p.m. Subject: "God." Thn Hoadin? Kfioiu is opnn d'tily from 3 lo S p.m. Clifiallan Come 1ft "flie'-Hbnie-llke'Clitirch. ..NOTICE. 'fire Vomlndfd lltat citu rch notices should titmn- ed In before1, sli.-q'olock Friday to ensure Insertion, as rhls page snnsi lo press curly Sat- unlay morning. ff o ;