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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta WWW FOIJH THE LBTHBWPGE DAILY riiUHSDAY. ti. MUl THE LCTHBKIDOC HKHALD COMPANY. LIMITID I Ittl AtbtrU W. 4, BUCHANAN PrulAsM UtfKtvt JOHN TORKAN'CB BioUtM Do You Know? AutUt Bunxu of tinfci dcllnrod, per kr auUU Mr r. br uwil fcr fi raontAj. jr 3 monlht by mall, per ye fcr mil. !-50 1.5C to U.S... SM MEMBERSHIP IN THE BOARD OF TRADE It is well and truly said that tho uses of tho Board of Trade tkia In tlio matter of making irrigation certain, will be vt much value. With this in mind it anould be sufficient that the orgaalzation be placed in a foiltion to Tealiie nil that may well be espectefl from it by adding to the numerical strength of its members. The Board at Trade Is not distinct- ly u LeUibriclgs association. It is, more Chan any in the city, a district association. taWng under its wing and looking after the interests of Greater Lethbridgc. comprised in the district of which Lethbridce is the central city. It is an association which .gains in its vAlue, and TODAYS 9UCITIONS 1. Bow tnr back does tho move- j menl for Coafeae.ration go before malf rliliMd' 2. When did the question enter th domain of politics? 3. When and by whom was 1 Superior discovered? 4. What is one of the most beaut fvl of ancient sculpture ex .3. Whore is the group now, what dees it represent 6. When did the Bank of Montrea j open, and when was the first note is sued? WEDNESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Where is china clay worked in Canada? J. What is Nature printing? i. OntaWe the Gre.u Lakes wha are the largest Inland waters in Can ada? 4. What is the elevation of Laki Superior? 6. was the manufacture o stetl needtee started? What is a lateen sail! ANSWERS The only chliu clay deposit tha ie worked in Canada lies in Amhent township, Labetle county, Qne. Z. The art of giving an exact repro- duction of natural objects by printing frosa. Imsjreasioas ot the objects them sdvee feosne by on metal lie plates. 3. Greet Bear Lake, sq. mis. ,y m the importance in which it is and Late> 1CJ19 sq entitled to be- regarded, by its being in the Mackenzie district. composed of men in all walks -ot life I W2 ft. above the sea-level, who, no matter their avocations, Ere an deeply interested in the welfare of the city ana the district. The raora the Board of Trade has in and outside the -city, the more will its influence be established ia bringing to a head mutters which will serve to benefit Southern Alberta as a whole. As far an institution 5. It was introduced into England in the reign ot Queen Bliaheth. S. A triangular saU ased in xebers, filaccas, etc., in the Mediterranean. ot I very small jwrtios east ot the city of Edmoatai. the C. N. R. railroad, which belongs to constitu- largely soeth of the ,Saskatch- ewan river. Popalatibsi didn't war- THE COMING REDISTRIBUTION The Wiwmpeg Free Press heads a special dispatch troim Ottawa with these words, "Government mar redistribution aftor census on a basis of population." This expression may surprise some people who have thomght all along that our representation had been based population. That Tiew is right, though it needs some explanation in order to clear up the impression that might come from the Free Press' statement A long time has passed Canada won what was commonly as "rep by pop.'' At the time of Confederation, Quebec was allotted 65 members in perpetuity, and Its of representation becomes the basis for the balance of the Dominion. In the census of 1911 Quebec's popu-. Jetton was By dividing 65 tato that figure the basis of population was obtained at The re-dis- tribution of parliamentary seats, to, lowing the census of 1911, was o coarse based on this figure, bu. there were many seats with popnla don considerably under this figure and at the same time there were A considerable number of seats, especl ally in the cities, where the represen tation was placed at a much higher figure. Utentlon was more closely paid to tho size of the constituencies than to the population. Even in Que- oec province redistribution did not 'follow the figure very closely. In order to fceep in existence some of the English speaking counties of that province, seats were allowed to exist with a population of as low ai as in the case of Bromc. To come to the meaning of the Free Press dispatch, it Is well to point out that the cities have been under represented on tho basis of popula- tion. There was; a very sound reason for this course. Had the basis been absolutely adhered to, Toronto city would probably have had three or more members than it has at the present time. That would have meant that the city of Toronto would have had probably ten menders while is concerned, compared with what it riafany more than two members for _JJt .__ territory, 6ut it understood that a vast territory like that we speak of is more difficult to it iMm a compact city like Toronto. There is, coweqwaitly, a very strong argument favor of not adhering closely to the basis of popu- lation but to -territory covered, and the conditions: altering when ukina- a of seats. It would not surprising in the torthcomlaf redistribution tt the gov- ernment in power attempted to more adhero to the basis of popu- lation. In so doiac they would give to the cities increased representation and reduce the rural representation in some parts of Canada to a consider- able extent The elect of such a policy woald oe more' noticeable in eastern Canada than in the west. The western cities, at present, have about their full quota of representation, and any Increased representation that to the West, following the 1921 census, cannot help adding to the Bomber of rural There would be an ulterior purpose of conrae In the move on the part of the Govern- ment to Increase the vbau ramraaen- Uttoa. The Government ia not antici- pating vary strong support from the rural sections ot the country, bnt It does hope that its 'protection policy' will obtain the support ot the cities. If it can increase the urban represen- tation when making a redistribution after the census, It will ot course im- prore its chancee when a general election takes place. This, therefore, the reason for the Winnipeg Free Press' declaration that the "Government may base re- distribution after census on a basis ot population." deals with and with wTist has been effected through it, the Board of TraSe is one -of tha most cheaply run organizations in the -city. It deueads largely on living up to Its usefilness In toe volume of its membership anc this should call for a eenerons sup- tort in city and country, Here aid more as the veers roll on the necessity of irrigation becomes forged in the minds of the .people' ol On city ud district. MMh depmdi en the nuterhiHrins ot irritation with out aelay on a. virile aad inflwaHal Board of Trade IB the city to cstrr on the irrigation campaign to a ful, and, what is of the jreatest 1m- popUace. to a aveedr anno. This yecr a strong Board tt Trafe, ta the matter of numbers, where an Inter- ests can be pooled for making irriga- tion more than a pnepect, Is a vital necessity. BIG WHENCE HEALI So Far He Three Day of Chairmen of Stake .Wards (From Our Own Correspondent) CAHUSTON. Jan. Is tho third day of a six-day Institute being held la Cftrilston uider the super- vision of the chsi'riuan of each of the following stake committees: .The social and recreational committee the charity and relief committee, anii the teacher-munmj; committee. The respective chairmen are, Mrs. ijee, Mrs. C. E. Snow and Mr. H. B. Brown. President Edw. J. Wood has the gen- eral supervision in charge and is pre- siding at all general sessions of the institute, which meets every day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.u ud from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thu program is as follows: A general meeting of all three sec- lions of ths institute to IMem to an lour lecture on psychology, then di- vision into large class rooms where experts along the respective lines give iectures and condgct discussions along .he work of that (abject. This lasts 'or one and then the general meeting re-assembles to hear another ecture on problems relating to health. Mr. J. W. Low, principal of the Cardston school, is the lecturer on isychologr. Mr. John Blackmore, B.A., Dr. Pick- up, Dr. Higgs, Z. W. Jacobs and many ithers of Cardston's foremost men .re also lecturing each flay. This is the attempt yet nade by this stake to put through the and ideas of the General So- ial Advisory Committee ot the Church. At this institute every ward n the stake ia represented by from to 10 especially appointed o cosae to Cardston for the week and ake notes and get all tiforsnatial lowibje as to how to carry these iree important lines of work out in leir reepective wsrds.- Repreeenta- ives are here from Calgary, Frank- urg. Orion, Glenwood, Hill Spring, loumtah View. Learttt, .etna, Woolford, Klosbail and Taylor- ille. So that including the big dele- gation the two warts ot Card- the class which gathers every wice a day almost may be called when one sees 10 many people with pencil and note hook in hand, intently gathering every ord that Is spoken; OM stay feel sure hat the Ideas going to result in more than ideas and that such an fcrt as is belnj put forth this week y the leaders of this stake and the respective wards will surely hear lit in the lives of the peoaile. A full oport of the proceedings of this In- Veaiaeloe (to Clemencean and "We've an lost our jobs, but Lloyd George seems as popular Wilton: "Lucky got the most faithful public in the world." Opinion." MONTANA SENATOR COMES OUT STRONG FOR DISARMAMENT Jan. 5.T3enator ftfalah issued a statement today out- the arguments which he pre- sented before the senate committee i on disarmament. The Montana sen- ST. JOHN N. B., FACING MILK FAMINE AS A PRICE WAR RESULT worM was BOW spending about eig ST. JOHN, N. B, Jan. John faces a milk famine, effective in all! probability Friday. The distributors of milk are insistent upon a two-cent ion of one cent a quirt. Various con itnte will be. sent to the press at IB close of the week. wUkm dollars for war purposes and ferences have been held between the had two Million men under arms. two factions but no agreement has In half ot thie expenditure was da- been reached. voted to Industrial and other usgfol purposes, the senator declared, it would revolutionise the world. ARDSTON WOMAN SENT TO FORT SASKATCHEWAN (From Our Correspondent) CARDSTOW, Jan. Cardston's "Carrie Mrs. Annie Shierk, has been sent up to Fort Saskatch- ewan gaol for women. It has not been i decided definitely as to her mental' condition and as she had committed' a very serious offense, she has been taken them peoalBC, further investi- gations.- Mrs. Wm. Glenn of is very New York Jobleti To Much On Washington Protest NEW YORK, Jan... for a march on Washington to exhibit itself aruised. He is making good progress toward recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Barlow are being 0011- eratnUted on the birth ot a son. The Coaldale and Chin Tutis Squares attended the Community Con- clave in Lethbrldga New Year's Eve. tlie contest and tournament the Coaldale Square carried of the high st points and won the pennant against all competitors. Ou New Year's Eve the Pathnnii- re and Trail Rangers a atch night service which was a great nccess In every way. Games, re- reshments, speeches and aoocs Were- oe features and the New Tsar wel- omed in a Otting manner. Mr. and Mrs. Tongue aad Everett eft on Monday for Shepherd, Alberta, n company with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. LOBT- School opened today with all the d staff except Mien Davis, who has isigned. Miss DaTis' place is being lied for the present by Miss Thora ohnson. A bad nre scare was around the llage on Saturday night. But after II the leacherage did not bun, it a false report. A. J. Law spent New Year's up in ellevue. A good number attended the K. 1 ance on New Year's Eve in the Grain rowers' hall. Bar. Orunewald returned from ie Tuxis Older Boys' Parliament in dmonton. He was there chairman the municipalities committee and as responsible for acme of the most iportant legislation passed. On Sunday evening, Jan. Ifith, the ipresentatives from Lethhrldge anil strict to the Older Boys' Parliament III have charge of the church eer- ce and give a report ot the parlla- ent In Edmonton. It is expected at these budding orators will give good account of themselves. Mrj. W. Tongue and baby have re- rned to Foremost after spending is. at Coaldale. BRITISH STEAMER SAFE PANAMA, Jan. authorities Crlstobel announce the British earner Sussex, which went ashore ar the Atlantic entrance to tho nal on Monday night is not in a ngerous posit Inn and possibly will moved on Saturday. The Sussex as bound .from St. Johns, Ncwfound- nd, to New Zealand without rs. WISS MERCANTILE FLEET MAY BE TIED UP (A Weekly Article by the Labor Correspondent of the Glas- gow Herald.) The prevailing mood of Labor is indefinite; a condition of stasis has been caused by the coal strike and the dread of unemployment. Every- one seems confused and to be awalt- ag events to determine future policy. There Is a distinct reaction against extremism in all its forms, clue to a sown by facts, in the efficacy of the remedies of the various doc- trinaire schools. This. however, should not be interpreted as a move- ment towards a belief in the prescrip- tion of Increased production which hns obtained at least the greatest publicity. The cardinal Tact for tho average worker is that he seems to tie in danger of becoming unemploy- ed, that he desires to continue to work, and.that according to the ex- pert view maximum production is tlie prime -necessity. He is mystified as Between his own experience and tho preaching of this idea. Tho effect is to direct his attention to a closer analyois of the matter, anil more or i consciou.sly he appears to be reaching the position that tho demand sido of the problem is determina- tive. Effective demand is the real question. Workers are becoming less and less nclined lo allow tho cost of living a monopoly In the regulation of wages. They arc uncertain themselves as to he principle which should be adopted %nd leaders apjiear to be, incap- able of leadership in thin regard. STOCKHOLM, Jan. entire Swedish mercantile float threatens to be tied up by a general strike ot mar I ine engineers who, are demanding an increase IB. wages. Declaring he was not In full accord vith of the business policies cnn- tsmplatert by the company In tun fu- ture, Frank J. Kliiigensinlth announc- ed his resignation as vicc-prosldcnt and treasurer ot the Ford Motor com- pany. _ __'__'._______ Your Children DESERVE A Mason Risch On n "cheap" piano they will never learn or play perfectly. Vou'l! be surprised how little we ask for the Mason A Rl'ach lasts a lifetime. Easy terms of payment and "Factory to Home" prices. urn m. mm Balmoral Block "The Home ths VlelraU" ;