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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY HRfiAItD THE COMMITTEE ON MANAGERIAL GOVERNMENT H would appear to the H-orald, from vhat transpired at the meeting or committee appointed to discuss the managerial form of government, that nllty anil touch identifltd with our family. It Is this ID- flutMieu which the House of Windsor possesses that makes tho Itrltlnh uirmit? sttcuro in tlio sentiments in the nffactlon of the neoplo of the British Kmpire. It is this human glmlity which sets Hritinh Royally as j a thing apart tn comparison with the in other countries. To win over a iiuu like UortxoK, with the influential part ho ahki to play in straining the relations tweeu South Africa and the hind, it A hrlllHtr.t stroke of diplom- acy. Vet it was ivlm vith alt the caso in which the charm wliu-'j is associ- ated with Royalty us we have it formed great contributing f net or. In this we witnessed the exemplification of the rendering of that obligation which is an asset of (rue nobility allied with Royalty. Do You Know? QUESTIONS 1. Whan Is i hero :i luilortc mural ot ttm Fiitb o( Confatantlon t 2. ht what year did Jerusalem tall Into the hands of the Turkt! Wlim wan name propoMd for Canada before tlie word "Domin- ion" was adopted? What Is Jefult porcelain? a. When was tlw Koyal rroeluu- lion issued of tho formation ot Dominion. 0. Wlmt Is tlie only inoial vhleb U liquid nl common tcMnporatnrM? JANUARY tt, 1W1 THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. How far buck tloea tho move- ment for Confederation so before it materialized? 2. Whoii did the question enter tin domiln of politics? When ami by was Jn the recent tour of the Prince of thwa is a miscalculation on ihe part! through the Dominions he drew i superjor discovered? 4. What is one of the most beauti- ful groups ot" ancient sculpture ei- tarit? Where is the group now, what docs U represent of many of members as to tha! Closer tho atttchment between tho .pmrporl of usiing the and Empire and Its fountain bend. No son the purpose for which the meetings j a could bite nccompiish- aro to held, Tho calling of wnut he dW, for llick of that comrnitteo was the direct result of the j W-IiKont which has made an TOting.on plebiscite on tlx in, relations in Ucm, as put before the electors, "Do wh'ieh tho British Throne stands to you favor a chanBC from the present, Empire. In Itself and in Its scions 1 House stands orer the des- and iHd the Bunk of Montreal ti. When open, and when was the first uotc is- sued? Winter Thunderstorm Moved Hie Posioficeai Pendant B'Orieiie ltvE SUiCIDB IMPLICATED IN FORQEHY CASES (Kroni Our OWN Corrcspoiidoit) Jin. 4. A thuidtrMorm over tili- er crop in and if that is tho oasn wn will not complain. can then lake wheat in and mull out. __ The hinlABt snow storm hit; damage. Two ago the farmers of tho old year ye-iit out with fllle weather. A New Year party was by nf tho district sem a xrtltion Mr. and Mrs. Anthony on Jan.' 3rd, thi> to tie pottofflce administration, ask-1 party consisted of over fifty ins to he granted a at the Mon of Mulviii Anthony, as had a itlitance to travel of from tire to ten .miles to tho postolHco vms located in the western part of the diatrtct. Request after request seat to the department, hut, last nnmer the final answer that the petition could not be granted. Than a ago the thunderbolt and after, tho -people got up pie, yonnf; and old. A very good time was enjoyed by ererybody. The I'endant iVOreille Local W. V. A. held their annual meeting in the K. P. hall on Dec. 29th. Mr. Wisemer irave a very interesting explanation on the movements of the organization. Mr. Wisemer is a worker for the U. F. he If they all would take a hold as does there would bo a local of ,iho sfurm, they officers President. 1. M. secretary-treasurer. Harry slipciC found that it had moved the postotfico railus further west, and the only way to reconstruct after the diynago, was to change tlie oflko to Orion, which it a distance from 13 to 20 miles. Hard luck, but as it is unusual rank, in this district. Tho new to a thunderstorm this late in ANSWERS 1. To when it had as its pro. the tinies of tho Empire, .weaving with' genitor William Smith, a former Chief siUmo cords the.ties of affection which Justice of Canada. i 2 In 1868 when it was advocated the as a com-U_ -f (jv Alexander Gait. posito whole. It. is only, thus, held btf 3. Brule, in 1622. the strands of mutual regard and Ben-'i 4.; The Laocoou, discovered ia tiuient, .thmt an Empire such as ours, can preserve its and in lending! ComBiission Government to toe mtta agerial form To this qawUoa the majoritj" vole was 'dearly (fhe matter then, so far -as -we tt, amounts to the consideration ct 'Btaiv affuriil form of goTorameat, aqji 'has lending j Lao- In spite of tie direct answer gtvea jltself to lhts the members of ouricoon among the Trojans, who, accord- to a direct question, it is stated iui family P'ay a distinguished ing to the legend, was killed with his j the seuon, and still more unusual to have one of that kimi, we are in the hope that it is a good sign for a bump- clause 1 of i-ie order of procedure, after allowing diocoEsioQ "with a view to ascertaining the faulty of th3 pres- ent form of etc., that "a remedy is to be sought, either by adjustments to the present form government or by some other We contend this is directly against the spirit and the desire of the plebi- scite vote, unmistakably given to a straightforward question. It Is not a question of nuking "adjiutmenta to tbe present form of government" tna1 the majority voted for In the ptebi scite, but in faror of managerial form of government The injection of "ad juttments to tie protect form ot government" is an issie totally for- eign to the point in view, and, it the plebiscite is what the committee Is to be guided by, has no place In argu- ment ia the deliberations, of com- mittee. It is following a wrong scent, part. and IB not what' the majority have voted for. ,THe people In the majority did not rote for making adjustments to the presetit form of government. They rated in favor of managerial form of government. In considering adjustments the committee is not fol- lowing the will of the people for which it was presumed to be This much it dear. In considering clause 1 of the order of procedure, the preliminary portion, U to dlscuasloii to ascertain the faults of the present government, is In or- der. But this only for the purpoia ot affording a line of comparison with the forms of managerial government which will come up for discanlon. "Adjustment" us a totally different purpose of the committee, u tt maker Itself clear to the Herald, n tor Investigating- tin various lorns of managerial government, with the ob- Jeet of presenting a report to the etec- tonU to be voted oa la a substitute for the present, form ot gorerament, or to be rejected. It may be that the committee In their investigations and may be divided in opin- Ion u to tha ot managerial government when compared with present form. This will meta major- ity and minority reports which will le submitted to the electorate. It may, agate, be that the committee wfU be unanimous for or unaBlmani managerial comment. This Is something to be placed before electors when the question is ready to be put to them. This is the province of the committee. To go in- to the matter of adjustments for rem- edying the present form of sovorn- raent will be something hi tho way of aaiceedtag its jurisdiction, if the will tt people is to have any weight. MUNICIPALITIES AND THE NATURAL RESOURCES. The "Winnipeg Free Press points out the .relation of the Natural Resources to the cities of Western Canada. It ib well: known that the provincial gov- ernments hare been accused of im posing upon the sources of revenue supposed to be wholly belonging to the municipalities. Thisjaa.3 been a mat ter of controversy in Alberts, for some years. It Is held, and the Her aid thinks justly, in a number of iu that the Provincial Govern- ment is collecting large sums of mone> that rightly belong to the cities. On the other hand the excuse of the Province Is that It needs the revenue and must get it from some source or other. It hinted at the recent convention oZ the Alberts, municipal. ttles In Lethbrldge that If the Natural two sons by two enormous serpents I represented in the group) sent by Apollo. (i. July IS, 1817. First note issued Oct. 1 of the same year. Resources were given to the provinces, the Province would likely bo in. the position to widen the channel! of tax- ation for the Alberta cities. There is no doubt that this is true, and that being so, the cities cannot Kelp but he vitally iaterested la the question of tha retura of the Natural Resources to the provinces. As the (Free Press says: "In Alberta, therefore, the ques- tion of the Natural Resources right home to the pockets of the peo- ple. The same is true ot Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and will be more so as the development of their proceeds. The resources rightly be- long to the Provinces and the reve- therefrom should go Into the Pro- vincial treasury. This would make possible a more liberal division of the tax JMid between the Province and Jie municipalities." ROYALTY HAS ITS USES Royalty, as it is constituted ia tuo British Empire, is not merely an empty figurehead. In the spirit in which its members have sensed their uses, and in the manner in which they have never failed to give recognition to the relation in which they stand to the State, British Royalty has proved itself to be the bulwark in sustaining tho spirit and the inspiration of the Kmpire. The latest proof of Royalty aa factor in State and Empire has been in tlie complete winning over of 'the anti-British Boer leader. Gen- eral Hertzof, by Prince Arthur of Cbnnaught, Governor-General of the TJnlon of South Africa, and his con- In this conquest the Prince and Princess showed themselves to bo trie ambassadors, smoothing difficul- ties in nay which no diplomat can to remedy the pres- et form of civic lov-ernment, have, as the poet sings, "nothing to do with Mayor Gale has been elected for the fourth time. ancouver is once more re-galed by the familiar presence of its Mayor, The failures of banks in tho States will serve to show that is some- thing in stability and security after all, as they partain to the banking Institutions of Canada. CEREAL, Altu.. Jan. V rroin tho ilttjurlptlou Klven, It Is iwllevc'd that the nmn, J. M. I'Tussler, of Vancouver, who klllad himself in January 3, over a lovo affair is HIP J. M. I'reislcr who apiicansil In Cereal threu weeks ago, whcro ho is allcfjed to have juHscd tour t'orgod tar u total of British People Are Taxed To Feed The Unemployed PICKED UP IN PASSING P 0 11 T H 8 BUSY M her, gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Jensen Dec. 31 to see old year out, and the New Year Into Effect by Threats of Direct Action Tho' evening was spent with some I good old songs, Mrs. Anthony furnish- ing the music. Games were played and a good time reported. PHINCEUlil EMPII FLOUR UP IN VANCOUVER BUT DOWN IN MONTREAL LOXDO.V, Jan. serious- ness of the unemployment problem of Great Britain was emphasized today by tho action of the unemployed in the city of Norwich in availing them- selves of the provisions of the exist- ing -poor law nnd demanding 'support from the loca.1 ".Tuardians.'' These are officials who administer relief to Succumbing to a tfoveru of klobd poisimiue caused by tho prick of a pin, Woodman, an old resident of Calgary, who- has living for tho past live years at Younfffttown. died on the- C. N. It. train on tkc way to the hospital at Calgary. Commercial printing shops at Van- couver are closed, job printers having gone on strike for a higher sca.'e. The men are asking and a forty- two-hour week. The master printers offered them the existing (40.50 for 1921, but this via refused. Lyndwods Charles Pereira, secre- Ufry of the Interior Department, died iai Ottawa, lie acquired fame as a poet of considerable ability, and still greater renpwn us a champion figure skater. The Hudson's Bay company will, in the spring, build a railroad to connect tho all water route into the north country' between, the Slave river, its tributaries and the Mackenzie river. There is a land portage of some 21 miles. The oil discoveries oil tho Mackenzie make the proposed rail connections necessary. it Will Help to Hold Do- minions' Trade Within The Empire MONTREAL, Jan. feature 1 of the local flour market yesterday i 'he needy, charging the cost upon lo- i was the reduction or 20 cents per bar-1 y the meeting include that of a-fed- eral hpiwing loan, recently proeoied1 by the national joint industrial board of building and allied, trades nt a meet- ng in Montreal. The matter of a gen; eral'apprentlceship scheme to recruit he ranks of the skilled trades will be ully diicunaed. The need of recruit- ng apprentices has been greatly felt luring the uast few years the' num- ber of trained workmen has decreased, while the demand has increased. Wage readjustments, cost mater- ials, and many other important prob- lems are on the agenda. The session of the association is generally regard- ed as one of the most important in- dustrial meetings to be held in Can- The exhibition starts next summer The act at present is in force In un- on a series of overseas visits which [Organized territory only and is there will include South Africa, Australia, administered by the department of New Zealand and'finally Canada. The' agriculture. It has been found, during "There is no alternative. The un- employed are determined not to starve, and they have proved that, in the poor law, they have a weapon to enforce (From Our Own Correspondent) MANYBERRIES. .Jan. 2. The Christmas exercises at the school w.ere quite elaborate. And they suro reflectnd credit upon the teachers who must have exercised untold patience to bring the tots to such a degree of perfection. Mrs. Mesblnger handled the piano ia an unusually satisfactory The basket social -given by the local U. F. A., in Mr. Dejordan's on New Year's Eve was an unlocked for mic- ceaa. The worst storm of the season raged all the previous night and con- tinued. However, it let up in tlmti products of 700 manufacturers represented In the exhibition, are the past year to have greatly simijli-! Justice. The increased t.-.xes will bo for a good hall full to get out. The fled and systematized the procedure disastrous to thousands of people, but writer has never, before aeen so large in all cases affecting the straying j w''l compel 'he adoption of radical j a number of baskets of so artistic a animals, the proper recording and re- i measures at Norwich, which has makeup. And if we might believe the purchasers, they were good to the core. Thep rices realized were qulto porting ot brands, and such-llke. A j shown the way to workers all over large number of separate ordinances tho country." Apropos the remark about swap- ping horses in connection with cross- ing streams, Veterinary Rusk should be of use in the managerial committee In giving expert opinion. A form of government which has been in operation for seven years is either goort enough to stay or to be The patch- a respectable the electors is a key industry. the building industry by another, work quilt to make it covering is not what desire. One of the reasons given against tho delayed raising of the embargo NEW SWIMMING RECORD CHICAGO, Jan. the lirst events of the Central A.A.U., indoor swimming championships, two world's records were broken last night. Nor- man Ross, Illinois A. C., individual' star in swimming events at-the Olym- pic games, covered the distance in the 100-yard medley race in Tim former record was 1-5, made Harry Hebner In IDlli. The Chicago A.A. first team defeat- ed by tile Illinois A.C. four, which' es- tablished a new world's record of 4-5 in the 160-yard oycn relav. The former marl; was made iu 191-1. OTTAWA, Robeirt .Borden, replying to a request from tfie New York World for an expression; of opinion on dis- armament, says: sympathize most deeply and previously in force were consolidated by the new act, and improvement all along tne line has been evident in one year's; operation.' It is now proposed to enlarge the i Labor's Attitu-Je Leading lab'or organizations yester- day rejected an invitation from the government to participate iu an offi- cial inquiry regarding "unemployment, field of operation of the act by mak- i objecting to' the terms of the pro- ing it'effective in the municipal dis-jposal. They will meet naxt week to tricts also. Uniform procedure will t consider the whole problem. H ia tllen "Main throughout the province, i said that-the rejection of the govern- 'except lociil districts will still ment's plan for a conference was pound bylaws. It is recognized that' of a large section of the laborites to conditions and seasons vary consid-! the government's proposals to re- erably in different parts of the prov-! lieve. the industrial situation, which e, and some leeway in framing the j were made on January 1. that earnestly with reasonable laws will therefore be left to j time it was announced the cabinet proposed that the government's in- tions as to1 constitutes estrays I dustrial establishments should be o posal for the reduction of -armaments. the municipalities. The same deflni- "Untold sacrifices endured in the great war will have been wholly in vain if .the nations are still to will, however, obtain generally over the province. pete in a mad struggle for supremacy I In its application to the municipal ll placed on short time in order _thafe i the greatest number of workingmen in the power of destruction. districts the domestic animals act, "The economic folly of such a pol- which was originally framed and suon- icy is too manifest to be gainsaid. I sored by tha department agricul- "Is there not a sorrowful and bitter' ture, will be_ administered by tho du- from millions on the verge of j partment ot "municipal affairs.1 B. C. WANTS ALBERTA RAILWAY EXTENDED TO THAT PROVINCE FISHERMEN FORCED TO LEAVE NEWFOUNDLANO graders of Ireland object to its being taken of. And yet there are those i ST. JOHNS, N'. F., Dec. against Canadian cattle is that the thousand fishermen mparativc- failure of the colony's fisheries this year and this low price Canada who think that Great Britain received for the product. They have IB not giving consideration to Ireland's ;E0110 Canada and the United wishes. To dismiss a railway official because he happened to bo elected an alder- mnn, as in the 'caso of Alderman A. Hooper, of Windsor, is carrying things to the limit of thn ridiculous. There is a short stop from the sublime to the riuiculoaa, and whatever sublime views President TIanna holds, in re- gard to employees of thn railway not Uklng part in politics, becomes rldl- to aceompllau, by tho pcrsog- culous la the action he has juct taken. States. Another feature tending to emigra- tion is tho curtailment In the Iron protest trom millions on the starvatlon in Europe 'and Asia which must ring in the ears of every.thought- tul man? "Continued competition. In anna- ments assuredly brings the nations the path tlmt leads to the. ultimate disintegration of existing'civilization, the foundations of which have already been rudely shakori. "How can it be otherwise if those who osk for bread, civilization gives; armaments? "In the boundary- between Canada and the ITnited States, unfortified for more than a cenuiry save, by a com- mon trust- has never been vio- latod, ami the intimate friendship It murvc HI I which tliat just confidence has mam-1 for co-operation in the project. Thn might he given employment. TEXAS TOWN HAS OWN IMMIGRATION LAWS We notice that one of our citizens, James Duncan, was successful in cap- turing one of the prizes in the Leth- bridge Herald History competition. Ho choae as hit topic "Homestead- Ing." It Is sure some surprise that so homely a topic could win In nu old cow camp where tho air is redol- ent with stories of the early frontier, thrilling in the extreme. And as seen in its proper perspective, it is a fact that if a man were- quickest on the draw he miglit color the country's future more than a member of parlia- ment would today. No greater proof of the broad and fairmindedness of- the judges could be found. Fred Case returned home for the holidays. Mr. Rowman has not yet returned from visiting his parents in Winnipeg. Joseph Green will probably be stay- ins with us till spring.. Tlie social life of the town wilMie considerably by the return of HADLINGEN. Texas. Jan. our teachers, the Mlssos Skelton and families of Japanese who arrived here last night from tho west irtamllng to' settle oh farms were met at the rail- rrtad atatior. and informed by a com- mittee (if citizens that their presence was undesirable. The Japanese were told that they could remain overnight but were "expected to leave'1 Thurs- day. The' committee did not make any threats. PROFESSIONALIZE TWO MARITIME HOCKEY TEAMS tuined itfid strengthened, we have g en to humanity a lesson which ought never to be forgotten in the determin- ation of this supremo A TOUGH OLD BIRD (Frnni Our Own Correspondent) CARMANOAY. Jail, fierr-n fight took place; in one of the Chinese Bstauranta in town on Wednesday niKlit, when the Chinamen endeavor- ed to overcome and kill a turkey. The mines, where forces of 3.000 have bird put up a great struggle and fin- been reduced by one-half. Although ally dashed al. the heavy glass in tlio the pulp and paper mills are making top part of the door, smashing it and an exceptionally larj-e cut of wood, making Ita es< they cannot absorb all the -men Deck- ing work from them this winter. ACCIDENTS AT CARMANGAV (Special to the IIcMlil) CARMANGAY, Jan. Cope- land has broken I of has broken two rl fall from a dray. o as tho result y. cape. .After a chase the bird was at last captured and killed. LACK OF CARGOES1', HITS DUTCH STEAMERS nOTTERDAil, .Un.. nine ocean steamers, mostly Dutch, are laid up al the lit Rotter- VICTORIA, Jan. to tho end that British Columbia and Al- berta may co-oBerate in extending the line of the E. D. and B. 0. Railway into the Peace Hiver section to pro- vide a rail outlet 1'nr tho products cil' settlers on the British Columbia side of the provincial boundary have been opcnul by Premier Oliver, who lias written to Premier Stewart- of Al-1 1IALIPAQ, Jan. olPcln.1 bcrta, seeking to make arrangements j tin issued last night by President A 10. :Covey 'of the SI. p. A. A. U. ot St. John, states that all hockey play- ers taking part in the Independent Hockey League games at Moucton Tuesday, January -1, between Halifax HAT i and Monctop. are professionals. It Is alleged that some of the men played under assumed names and an investi- gation Is being held. Nesbit. linn has steel laid to a point 50 mile from the boundary. TO EXTEND PLANT AT MEDICINE MEDICINE HAT, Jan. The Hed Joy Shaw Milling company intends to increase the plant and nqtilpment of tho mill hero ti) :in exttmt -that; cruis for tho expenditure of approximately half a million dollars. The iHain part of that expenditure will be for a large warehouse, work on which is to be per- started as soon the weather mits. The present capacity of the plant, which is 750 barrels per day, is 10 be iiiL-reased to IS 00 barrels. BIG O.T.A. FINES LINDSAY, Ont., Jan. Klnoa ;ind cosU aggregating under the Ontario Temperance Act, were imposed upon six offenders, in- cluding one IJraUford woman, by Magistrate LUXEMBURG'S NEW HEIR LUXEMBURG, .Tan. 7. Grand DiieheHs Charlotte, who wue married to Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parna, on November S, gave birth to a son yesterday. INVITED TO TORONTO VICTORIA, .Taii; Rev. J, G.r InkBter has received n call from Knox church, Toronto. Me Ktai.cn that: !.he Islcpram from Toronto c.omes a complete surprise to him and while i ho fully appreciates the high compll-j it paid him by Knox church offic- ials he will have to consult his own in the Your Children DESERVE A Mason Risch On a "cheap" piano they will never loam or play perfectly. You'll lie surpriaed how little we for the Mason Rijch !asts a, lifetime. Easy ternm of payment and "Factory to Home" prices. FTfH, UNITED Balmoral Block "The of the Vlctrola" ;