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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THI LOCAL KIWI WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TBE rAOBOV LIVE LOCAL NIW8 "WKDNI'SDAY, JANIJAJJIY 571921 SECOND SECTION LKTHBRJUGE. SECOND SECTION PAGE SEVEN six MADE BY LOCAL UUHR Business Conditions in South Reflected by Report of Supt. Loagworth Five thousand clphl hundred and mm and women placed in regular anil casual employment during tho your 1920 la tha splendid record of the Lethb.riilso branch, Alberta gov- ernment employment bureau, accord- ing to thn amuml report ot Suiit. Thos. Lniigworth. This is almost double the 191S iilaclnss. The figures comparatively are: 1820 1919 Men, rosular...... 4895 27S3 Men, casual........ 452 Women, regular...... 2-1S ll'J Women, casual...... 212 211 5SG7 3350 One of the wonderful thinss about the report Is that it shows Lethbridse to lur-'o placed practically all men awl v.omen who came bore seelcing many being transferred from employment agencies in other parts of the province and from other provinces while none were sent from here to other agencies. There was al- ways work available during the year. Men were transferred hare during the year from Calgary, Medlcino Hat, Ed- monton, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia. Placements during the year ran tho gamut all the way from bull cooks to messengers. One bull cook was called (or and one was placed even though he had to be brought all the from Calgary. Stookera for the, harvest Holds were first on the Hat with 1029 placed; laborers second with 1006; farm laborers third with 860, miners fourth with 494 of whom 157 came from, other provinces, and thresher- men f.fth with Sheepherders, hay balers, irrigators, plumbers, clerks, butchers, salesmen, printers, bakers, bushmen, librarians, mine buckers and jail guards are among the 75 different kinds ot employment handled during the year. Of the whole number who applied psr cent, were placed, which is considered by Supt. Lonsworth as a boost for conditions in all lines of business in South.-jra Alberta Of the casunl jobs, 100 were satisged. Of these 448 ware required for short ojly. In the women's department 93 par cent, of the regular application! wets filled of casual Tacancien were filled'." SHORT TERM SENTENCE FOR LONG TIME SQUIRREL On January 3rd, at Cardston, on tho Information of Constable Staley of the (L. P. P., who arrested him in the Indian encampment, an Indian named LOUK Time Squlrrei was sen- tenced to one month, with hard labor, for tbs theft of a pair of democrat wheels from a blacksmith's shop. HIGH PRAISE FOR "THE LAW DIVINE" Mm. J. N. Ritchie has receiv- ed a message from the National of tho Daughters of Emi'lro. Toronto, ntrong- ly commending "Tho Law Di- which is to be played at the Majestic theatre on Fri- day and Saturday next by the Kiislish company headed by II. V. Esmond and Eva Moore. likary Has Over Two Thousand Members Now New Bocks Placed on Shelves of Librarian For Past Year 1HECTIY AUDITOR Eager to Ascertain What Sim- plicity in Auditor's Report Actually Means The 'city council held a long meet- ing this morning with the city auditor, Mr. R. J. Ritchie Palerson. in respect to having a simplified city audit so j that tho ordinary man will be able to Fanners Value Service Given By Board of Trade First Memberships for New Year Taken Out By Two Farmers BOARD AIMS TO AID AGRIICULTURE It is a food indication of tho-way the Board of Trade Is re- garded In rural- districts roundabout that the nrst two 1921 memberships taken out. were by farmers. President Marnoch considers this 'as an auspic- ious opening of the year, and hopes that the board .will be able to do more than In any previous year to help solve the big problems of the farmers of Southern Alberta. The membership campaign of the board is prancing results. This morning's malK brought a number of cheques front .members though the call was sent eat only Tuesday. Wed- In tho daily presto of the Dominion.! All this required a great cleul of lima and energy. And It was all done at a cost to the] business and profession.nl men Lcthbridfte of Alberta's Grain Crops Valued At Give LetHbridge Population In the new Henderson's direc- tory just out, tho population Lethbrldge, according to the names in the volume, It given at Grand Total of Value of Grain And Livestock Reached Every Business Man Should Be At B. of T. Dinner The public library report for-'the past year, as submitted by Miss Blet- cher. tho librarian, shows that the total number of books circulated dur- ing the year 1920 was The total receipts for the year in" flues and cards was JG14.85. Since the beginning of March 1920, 650 hooka have been added to the shelves. Between 300 and 400 books have been mended since the new I mending kit was procured. mumcalion red statement jn the published report of the 'city audit be lnto the city Curing tbe meeting th, following e During tha year the charging sys- seems to be nothing gained by tryin has been changed to that which Stork a Frequent Visitor to City in tem is used in the majority of libraries. This entailed a good deal of work at the. time of the change but has amply repaid since. The fiction In the library has been catalogued together with the books whether flction or non-fiction that have been added to the library since March. Jar P. E. since tke famovra of last tha Crow's Nest Pass.'-there has been I felt a need on the part of the Alberta Provincial Police force of trained bloodhounds for just such work. The I need is to be filled. Chief Detective Nicholson of the A. P. P. has brought to Edmonton two of the best English bloodhound pup- obtainable and these are to be trained for the work. They are nam- ed "Morning Star" and "Ohio Ladyj Called in Lcthbridge a Hundred, Gay" and were purchased in Williams-, burg, Ohio. Tho provincial police consider tho acquisition ot the two, bloodhounda will be of immense value in helping I them' track criminals in the far north i and also in the mountains, where the There never was a year in the tory of SouthWP Alberta when a live board of trade la so much needed as now, according to leaders in that bods'. The Irritation problem alone is sufficient to keep the board busy, .while there Is every indication that shortly there will begin a new rush of immigration to Canada part of which will find its way to the unde- veloped lands of Southern Alberta. In this Connection the publicity being sent out by the board is very valu- able. During the past year the fol- lowing distribution of reports and pamphlets has bean made: copies of the annual report. i copies of the Irrigation Re- the city's printing; Therefore ]y.ew Pamphlets: "Does it pay to irri- gate in Southern Alberta" by W. H.. Pairfleld; "Urgency for Further Irrigation Development in Southern by Praaldant Mamocn; "Ir- rigation by Sam G. Porter; Davis on the basis of well-established! precedents In the matter of distrib-j uting the city's printing; Therefore be It resolved that the said letter to the Mayor be received and filed." NANTON SCHOOL PAYS FINE; HAD NO LICENSE FOR ITS VAN Tliough crop returns in 1920 were not so large as had been expected threo months before harvest, Albertit farmers did not go "broke" by a long way. Unofficial estimates of tho value of the grain and field crops give while the grand total of Brain and Held crops together with livestock on hand reached 233.08. wheat crop was the largest ever raised In Alberta, though Southern Alberta it did not come within bushels of the 1915 production. The total wheat produc- j tlon' from acres was 385, or an average of 21.5 bushels, valued at The-oat crop from acres yielded 450 bushels valued at The barley fro acres totalled valued at Flax from acres yielding bushels was valued at Rye production reached bushels from acres valued at 500. The potato yield was one of the best in the history of the province as 000 acres yieideu bushels, worth per bushel. The hay crop was tons from acres, valued at Animals sold and slaughtered brought Dairy products were worth and the wool clip about Poultry pro- ducts were responsible for revenue while furg brought in 000. It Is estimated that the value of the livestock left on the farms in the province at the close of the year ia Tickets for" the Board of Trade din- ner on Monday evening next in con- nection with the annual meeting aru now available from Secretary James Rose. Members of the board will have the first privilege of purchasing tickets after which the public may subscribe. This Is due to the fact that thfi seating capacity is limited. The dinner is being catered for b7 the.Women's Civic Club with Vice- ________ President Mrs. W. H. Morris and Sec- I rotary Miss Bawden in charge'In Hie Snow and Ram at Different absence ot the president, JS.il. T. W. Places Around the Foothill und Mountain Zones "Winter RyiH-Iti Pasturage, CultlTa- jtion, and by I Prof. Murry of Noble It is not often that a public body Foundation; "Soil tar C. S. has to appear in the police and to.be .fined as a conaeauence. Jn Jnniteda Of copies of This the ;tt-a befln for- the Nanton Consolidated School 1 where tney the most Peculiar weather for January pre- vails all over Southern Alberta and i the southeastern part of B. C., ac-' cording to the reports received this morning at the C. P. R. general oflices. It rained for three hours Tuesday night in Cardston. At Lake Louise there was a snow- fall of two feet. At Cranbrook it snowed and this morning rain began to fall and fell throughout the forenoon. At Fernie it was rainingr. Throughout the Pass from Crow's Nest east it was very warm with a Chinook blowing though at Crow's Nest it was snowlug. In Lethbrldge for about ten min- utes before eight o'clock this morn- ing it was raining. The thermometer is standing around 45, and altogether the month. If this weather holds, promises to beat January, 1919, when the average was 34.5 for the whole month. Downer. Something in the way of a pro gram Is being prepared, and even business and professional man in the city should be present at the meeting in order to give the board a good start for 1921. FRENCH PROFESSOR DEAD PARIS, Jan. Ernest Denis, pro- fessor of modern history at Sorbonne University, died this morning. INSPECTOR RISK ON TRIP TO EDMONTON Inspector Risk, of the A. P. P., left this afternoon for Edmonton to at- tend the annual conference of the Inspectors of the Province, to be held, on Thursday morning, at the office of Board for infracting the Motor Ve- j hide Act, in not taking out a license j for the motor; van used to bring the children into-school. Appearing be-' Marnocn nas fore J. G. McLean, J.P., at Nanton, with costs. tbe waa flnad More Times Than in the Previous Year CUSTOMS RECEIPTS SHOW AN INCREASE population is sparse. DON'T FORGET The only place where you can get your shoes repaired by prao- tical shoemakers is at Hutton Perkins 418A Fifth Street Soytn Phone 693 3 doors S. of Colonial Thestra Tiie Ctisfoms receipts for the year excedded those of by over The receipts for the twelve months totalled as against! in 1910. Sales and Excise j Tax for the year totalled i making the total receipts of the Cus-' toms The biggest month of the war. August, when the Customs receipts amounted to 812.38. with Salea and Excise Tax amounting to For the month December, 1920, the Customs re- ceipts were as compared to in tha same month tho year previous. Sales and Excise amounted to July. August, and September, in 1920, were big months in the Customs buisneSH, the receipts for the months lieins; ?51.970.48, and 833.42, respectively. The Sales .and Excise amounted to and respectlyely. Luxury Tax Receipts The Luxury Tax receipts for tha month of Dccemer totalled manufacturers' tax The figures for the previous month. November, were, Luxury Tax manufacturers' The total of the three taxes for December was as com- pared to a total of in the month of November previous. Increase In the year 1920 thor-3 were close on a hundred more- births registered in Lethbridge than in the year previous. The figures were 487 as against 391 in 1919. Deaths in the year totalled 230, aa aguliiBt 193 lu 1119. Marriasea totalled 214, as against 209 in 1919. In tiie month of Decei..lOi the births registered were 27 as against 52 in tho same month in 1919; deaths j 24 as against 15; and marriages 25i as against 32. In the collection of current, taxes lovled the year J920 made a better 'Bhowingthan in 1019. Tho percentage paid iu was. 70.50 per' cent, as against j 75.77 in 1919. Tho total amount of j current taxes paid In was 99 compared to In 1919. tq all this President financial and farm journals and also O. COX 940 PHONE 1619 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PA7ERSON AND CO. 5-6 Acadia Building Third Avenue South BREAD Is your best feod. GOUWKROST Is your best Bread.. Get it at our shop ut lOc PER Try our Buns as well. You'll want more. LETHBRIDGE NATIONAL SYSTEM OF BAKING 407 FIFTH STREET SOUTH BREAD FOR THE KIDDIES There's nothing more health- ful, more appetizing than good, wholesome Bread. The beat food you possiblv can consume ia good Bread. And QUAKER BREAD is the boat Bread. Not only do the kiddies enjoy it heartily, but each member of the family It at every meal. Buy QUAKER John Gf more Ltd. Bakers of Quaker Bread. PHONE 378. "PARTIALITY" WILL NOW APPEAR INSTEAD The "im" in In the oath of office taken by the Mayor and Commictionent, aa It appears In the city charter, l> to be removed. The charter will a" up to the Legislature at Edmon- ton to be amended In thii regard. This oath, ac It readi at has been in the charter for the last eight years without any at-' Mention being called to flie atrange wording until a member of tha Herald staff detected It the Commissioner. While In Edmon- ton he will attend the annual dinner of the old-timers of the Mounted 'Police, of which he was a former member. All Money received in the Herald Football Competition is paid out in prizes. "Buy at Home" Catharine Mlaenor. possibly the oldeat in Paris, dlod in lier flat year THE MORE ENTRIES THE BIGGER THE PRIZES Our New Year's Term opened with a splendid attendance. Thank you. If you were unable to start last Monday, your chance cornea next week. Our Individual In- struction makes it possible for you to enter ANY MONDAY. DAY SCHOOL-NIGHT SCHOOL I wish you a Happy and Proc- kperpus New Year. KEEP ON READING MR. EDUCATOR'S TALKS in price of the most im- portant and already the cheapest of Beginning'toclay, our prices for Cream are: Table Cream- Quarts .........60c 30c 16c Whipping Quarts.........80c Pints..........40c Half-pints......20c Chief Mountain Creamery Co., Ltd. LETHBRIDOE, PHONE 1SM Otflct and Plant, 1264 6th Ave. A, South. From Every Viewpoint Kirkby's Is Superior Ton -K-ill thoroughly enjoy your meala hero. _ Everything prepared the very ami the ssrvk'H is o.scfillc-nt. You TV ill find Kirkby's lunches and afternoon teas both dainty and Hatlsfyinff. Uur tea arc homelike. Wlaen the folks are siway you will not fen! MO lone- some if you get your meaia here. Our entire menu is pre pared and daintHy served. The more you Know of the quality of the materials we use and the cleanliness of our hakeRhop, the more you will enjoy your din- ners, aftuniuon teas and lunches. We Sell Home-made Bread, Cakes and Pastries KIRKBY'S 606 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH MwAe FROM SOUP TO SINKERS When you have health you take the menu from' soup to sinkers and wjth relish. There is nothing in nature that a man in gorging him- self with food beyond the body's needs, but when the stomach is normally vigorous it will take care of a birthday dinner or an alumni banquet without waver- ing. v. Chiropractic adjustments, free- ing the spinal nerves to ths stomach, will remove the cause of chronic indigestion. Hun- dreds oC sufferers from indiges- tion have found relief in chiro- practic. NO CHARGE Consultation Is without or obligation. HYRUM JUNE B. SMITH SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 205 Sherlock Block, phones 1677 and 1441. Notice to Cream Producers UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ,OLiR PRICES FOR CREAM WILL BE: 55c for "Table" Cream 47c for Grade 44c for "Second" Grade ;