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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta W.K FOUtt THfl LKTHHftJDGE DAILY HERALD F1UDAY, JANUAhV i-i. Pubiianicrt TMt LKTH BRIDGE HUHALQ PAINTING COMPANY. LIMITED South, rifle, AlbtrU W. A. UUCHANAN mil Director JOHN TOUUANVtJ of CirculalUms Ratei: Member Audit ISUIVM Subscription Daily, delivered, per week..........I -'5 J Dally, mail. PIT y.-.u-............ S-'JU Paily, uy niaii 6 months........ I Daily i1. months........... 2.5'J Wtekly, by mail, per year.......... l.G'J Weekly, mail, per year to L'.S... -.00 A PROBLEM FOR PROTECTIONISTS Js protection a help to the work- ing n i tin, us he is dilled, in him finininynifiit or iii tending to di- mmish unemployment? Tf thtj pro- tectionists are' to bo believed, a protective tariCE lies the panacea of all ills, even to the extent of insuring the workers against unemployment. Hour war. V.'liat thd vtruuKth this iMemonl IK ban to liu pruvod ,aml the clod ion wluMi it comus will lie au on- lii'.lilciiiiHMit as to tlio strtuujth or tlio of tlila particuliiv parly. Su fur JIM tho elyelkm yrospccls gn iTiwro is a coniiihmco uhown by loil by tJeueral that vii'tory will ho on thi'Ir sido. They form a Party '.vlik'h reyresents thn element whk-h in ami cMiiKs to tho British (Mimcctioii. uml witli which is '.ho big majority of the Kiixlish-Hpetiking pupulatiuii. with Sir ThoirfUs Smurtt as their leader. Ttioso who are t'iiniliyr with fon- ditions in South Africa are sive of tlie opposition which the Un- ionists will meet with in the Labor propaganda which is being energetic- ally in the large towns. Much depends on the strength of the TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is kituwn us thy "Fleshly 2. What was the ruul name o tleoree Kllot? What was the Gulden House'.' 4. What is the origin of rrgattu Of what utithoross was "Curre Hell" iho pen naimt? What docs the Irish exprcssior "soiling the pass" mean? iiTice between the chase Bill? portion of the population and the mod- erate Dutch. What is regarded as an .important THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is the lurycst flower iu th" world? l'. Wt'.ai is a gunboat? 3. What animal feeds on cock roaches? -J. Where is the Huoaac tunnel? 5. Why is the greyhound so-call- ed? ovei'.L in tho history or South Africa It would bo worth while analyzing! is the readiness of the Unionists to the efficacy of the protectionist patent! unite under General Smuts, with a pill for all economic ills, particularly! sinking of all uifferencDS and with the as to its virtue in vitalising the, labor I spirit ot alliance in a common cause, market. -The Primo Minister of the! The attitude of the anti-Rritish leader has a harpy knack of argn-1 General Hertzog has been consider- ing in favor of protection by raising'ably changed, as has been noted, in the frea trade bogey. He will insist! the cordial relationship now existing that tills element of tariff faith t-x-j between him and the representative iats in Canada, auu refuses to be con-] of British rule, Prince Arthur of Con- vinced tbat it is only scarecrow t naught. The n-esent Governor-General, created by himself for the purpose of'Whether Hertzog has sufficient influ- and ANSWERS A flower that grows in the ".sl- ot Sumatra, which measures about, a yard across and weighs some pounds. 1'. A war vossel belonging to the frightening all those whose tariff views do not line up in every detail eiice to weld his followers to his change of sentiment remains to be proved. A danger in the result of tho elec- with his. There is no medium course with tho Right Hon. Arthur Meighen. All j tion, should it turn in favor of the those who believe low tariff which; Republicanism which is showing it- does not come to tho limits he senses! self in South Africa among the ex- to bo the right one are so manyjtreme elements, as seen by careful thieves and robbers of the economic' eyes, is the factor of civil war among welfare of their country. They the white population, should these class next in size below a cruiser. 3. Tho hedgehog. -I. In the western part of Massa- chusetts, on the railway between Bos- ton and Troy, N. Y. it pierces Uio Hoosac mountain. 5. From the Iceland! a dog. 6. A bill by which the British Gov- ernment set aside the sum of pounds, in 1003, for tho pur- pose of buying farming areas from landlord owners, and giving to tenants, sub-tenants, or the people at large the privilege of purchasing and holding farms of their own on easy terms of payment extending over many years. long to that group which is anathema to the Prime Minister, the free trade group. It would he idle to endeavor to re- move the particular obsession of Mr. Meighen and of those who think with him. Preconceived prejudiced ideas are -hard to kill. However, al- lowing that the Prime Minister right, and accepting hia mistaken no- tion as to what free. trade brings iu its train, whether it be the free trade of the Simon Pure free traders or of all those who are free traders as de- fined ,by him. it would he well to bring an illustration of the relation of free trade to employment, as fur- nished by recent experience iu Great Britain. Protection, a s the protec- tionists view it, to create era ployinent by protecting the home mart ket from the hi flu i of foreign goods. It is a singular however, that in free trade Britain the months of last year in which imports were the .greatest were the months in which unemployment was in nearly every tuse the least. From oHicial figures issued by the Tlritish Board of Trado, giving the amount of imports ot foreign manu- i'actured goods into Great Britain, contrasted with the number of un- employed persons carried on the "live" register o! the Labor Exchang- es, it is to be noted that there was an inverse ratio, more or less, of increase and decrease of unemployment to the increase and decrease of the value of the imports referred to. It ib sin- gular, in considering these- figures, that in June last year, when such im- ports were highest, the number of registered unemployed was almost ut the low mark for the year, in January, with the imports at their lowest value for the ten months of the year for which the figures are available, ihe number of unemploy- ed was al its highest. When i t comes to the statemen elemcnts via out, and a danger that will arise from the natives in the discontent that will arise among them In the change from present condi- tions. Altofether the coming election in South Africa 13 fraught with great possibilities to the Union itself and to the .Empire at large. U. S. TARIFF AND REPRISALS Referring to the question of repris- als as discuBted in Canada and the Argentine over the proposed Emer- gency Tariff Bill in the States, the Great Falls Tribune, in no friendly spirit to the measure, proceeds to deal with the effects these will have if put into Jorce, as a warning to Americans with-whom the bill flnds favor. It says: "Ws might easily lose several dol lars of profit for every one the farm- ers who raise the stuff affected by this tariff could gain, 11 their fondest hopes were realized, by a reprisal tariff on the part of Canada against the goodi we now sell them. The same statement applies also to the Argentine republic. But that is not the whole. Jf the nations which now buy'our surplus wheat, and who will not be pleased to find that we have raised the price to them by a tariff embargo, chose to sit Into the same game they might put an import tax on our wheat which would compel those who want to buy wheat to seek it in Canada, Australia, India, or else- whera in. the world where no such em bargo tariff existed. That would prob ably make the price of wheat drop rapidly in this country qml our latte: case would be worse than our first Perhaps nothing of the sort would be done, but if it wero done we could nol Manitoba Fanners Endorse Crerar Nationalist Progressive Leader Addresses U. F. M. in Convention BRANDON, Jan. in federal politics of Hon. 'T. A. Crerar was formally accepted by Manitoba farmers following his address to the annual' convention of the United farmers .here A resolution was passed endorsing his choice by the Canadian Council of Agriculture to head the new national policy, Mr. Crerar in his address attacked the government railway policy, and term- ed the acquisition of the National Railways aa a striking example of the result of public apathy in politics. He predicted that a movement would be begun aooa for the return of the railways to private ownership. He began his address by referring to the aims of the Great War Veter- .ans' association, which, he said, had m been largely misunderstood through- manSfv a -'out Canada.. "No he said, a MR FAIR 11 MMSBOWV Endeuvor Being Made to Have the Fair More Representa- tive of ilhe District (From Our Own CorixispouJont) TAHEH. Jan. AI ihn meeting ot the board of clhvitars of iho Agricul- tural Society held ycslorday it decided to invite applications for :i secretary for the organization, if such can be xot to curry ihe work .014 along the lines laid down at the nweiiuK. This decision is not duo to any re- flections Ou the previous incumbeuts ot tho position, but to plans for mak- iuE the fair thoroughly senUitive o! the district. Tho purpose of tho board is to have a paid wecretary, his main duties to cover period of the fair, but to include a thorough canvass oE the entries. Tho salary at- district for T. L. DUNCAN ELECTED SCHOOL TKUSTEE AGAIN (Kroni Oiii- Own ONKFOUU. Jan. cross. contractor, reports having his hirneys stolen from tho stable ut 8w Creek iKistotlU-u uijilu. Mlsa Smith wil! teach (lie SIIRC- Croek st'lmol during tho win'i'r months mid return to Onet'our, April 1st. The animal school meeting was hold Halurday. T. I.. Duncan was re-elect- ed trusttH) for throe yours, anil con- tinues in ijltiee as seci'tiUrjf-'.roasurer of tho district. James is V ildiiiK an addition to his stable. Hay Mac- Bain are also putting up an addition- al Btabli> for their stock. From pres- ent appcurauccB ot the weather these new stables will not be needed much this winter. SALNMll NOIBE APPEALED iry mentioned between ither being a praciical tached to start will ho and the man required. wouM require to .bookkeeper, and fumiliar with the usual duties of the position as well as being a sauii Judge of ani- mals. As it is realized that a'ser.o- tary might tie competent to fill the position us required up to date, hut unable to ctnvass Ihe district, it was .bought that perhaps tv.-o men could je got who might work in harmony and arrange the division of tho, sal- them, the man who would be a fcood field man, but not necessarily familiar with the official duties ot a secretary, who could spend some time in the field, perhaps pursu- ng, business of his own while on the canvass. As a local man who knows he district would he best, It Is toped that one or both will be obtain- ed in the town or district, but one- should be a farmer. Anyone suitable s asked to communicate with W. A. Porteous, president, Roy Judson, or my of the, fair directors, when the Batter will be examined into, and due consideration given. Ratepayers Decide to Pay Campaign For Uctter Streets' Launched PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR TUB BUSY MAN b'. and K. Wotss, of Irvine, were re- manded for trial on a charge of being in unlawful possession of cuttlt xlraviifiilioo In has hit China to tho c-xtanl that the author- ities in some cities have paued mea- sures i-.gainst tiio so-culled menace. Tin! (own of Slrathmore uroadilng the city of Calgarr ii ap- 1th (From Our Own Correspondent) CAHDSTON, Jan. 13.-Last uight, at 'or ligntliitf pur- the court house, a very rousing moot- ing of the rate-payers was held. The I "ower Ime "Salt Case" was the initial cause of i the meeting. It was there decided to; Patrick Phillips of Vancouver, for- not appeal the case further, but that morly ot Kamloops and Lillooet, has the claim should be paid, which appointed public worn engineer amounts to around This is; of Uritieh Columbia, the Una! act in a long legal drama I and the town of Cardston is at lost I Joe Leiter, aged 14, son of Joseph free of the uncertainty regarding the. Loiter, millionaire of Chicago, war, ruinous (or infamous) Salt case. I killed in New Orleans by tliB acci- Hut or greater importance to Cards-; denial discharge of a gun. ton's future was the civic enthusiasm' I shown ut the merting. Tho conn: Sii" persons perished, two others Congested Condition of Public! ftllea arul 'here wasn't a ''probably will die and three more wen School Causes Trustees to Consider (From Our Own Correspondent) CARDSTOX, Jan. mayor. "kicker" in it. Tho. proposal of the seriously burned in a fire earljr to- mayor that the whole town turn out llav which destroyed the Royal Hotel anil fix the streets for four days, and at Ark. do it up right, mending all tho mud i holes and bad places in every part of' assembly of the California leg- Ihe town was received with applause, i lalatare adopted unanimously Senator Tho works end property committee, Inman's resolution .asking that Mr. Mark Spencer, the chairman JoscPh Low as chairman will be'treaty lie made with Japan granting the school board, Mr. C. W. Hurt, and responsible for superintending the citizenship lo Japanese or nullifying tho principal of the school, Mr. J. while the newly organized Civic; tlie provisions. of the new anti-alien Low, left for Edmonton wlli be tlle backbone of the; land law. Alex Moore, former member of the movement. morning to interview the Minister ot. Education, Hon. Geo. P. Smith, and 1 To. assist them six other men w the minister of municipalities, regard- i "PPointetl by the chair to arrange the i legislature from Cochrano savs that ing the financial relief of the Cardston cletiuls of undertaking. For four' the l School District. The matter of the i Cardston will be the busiest more islature is becoming more and like the county council. He e new High School for Cardston will al- 1 P'ace in Southern Alberta, and to thinks that party politics has received !0 be discussed with the minister education. The congested condition of the from the willing offers of teams and men, Cardston's streets, fences eiand other public works will be In a its death blow. Sir Thomas Henry Grattan Cardston public school has been better state by the end of next, mouiie, former member of'n'arliampn'r what relieved by the installation Of.week- A" workers will be fed by the .for North Wexfo PIANALDEI and VIII each, and over 50 In Grade jtlle town "111 soon be a thing of the VI still remaining. Cardston surely seems to be growing, judging by Its school population. Mr. Charles Qufnton .of Leavltt, is a patient in the Cardston hospital, be- ing afflicted with a severe attack of hiccoughs. The only relief that has, been found for him is mustard and water. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Henson have op past. Good roads and streets is Cardston's slogan for 1921. "are more genuinely working for the welfare of the Dominion than the of- ficials of this association." He made a plea for the delegates' support and la auu aaiu Iliad LUI 4, t t f t t the Impression prevailed that the callse of a11 the stores remaining i Instruction in piano, organ, band and 'The punishment of Gorman w: T are a dangerous group out for orien and UlD clcrks beins deprived orchestral instruments, theory, har- minals is still being urged by th own advancements This im ot their half-holiday.. It appears to monv. countertront and transposition. I tish government. very well object. business and In fact this embar reprisal business that high protection, in restricting tha importation of foreign manufactured jooda into a country, helps employ- ineut in that country, the experience Quoted is something in the way of a hard nut tn crack for the protection- ist} who extol their particular trade policy as something in the way of a panacea for unemployment. The iig- ureu, as compiled for January 1.120, are, value of imports, wholly or main- ly manufactured, pounds; number of unemployed registered, June, value of such imports, pounds; unemployed, MX The figures may qr little, but they have a peculiar signi- THE ELECTION IN SOUTH AFRICA The election iu South Africa, which Is to take place on February Sth, is one of eiceptional interest not only to the country in which it will be held but to the Empire at large. On its result much depends in its relation to the welfare of the Union of South Africa. Beyond that, according to iho in which the election turns, it Trill serve1 to squelch or to encourage that Mitl-Brillsh feeling which has Its head in Ireland and is show- Iti head Jn a certain element in South Africa, outside the Knglish- population, in whose minds Mill raakllnt tUe memories of Iho' once started in motion may lead to all sorts of unexpected results. The primary fact stands out clearly tha the United States is just now the great creditor nation of the world All the world owes us money ami every day and week that passes they owe us more money because we are selling the rest of the world, witli few exceptions, more goods than we buy from them. They conuot pay us in gold because they have not got it They can only pay us in goods. Wheu we deliberately set out to bar their products from our markets, they are quite likely to retaliate in two ways. First they may bar our goods out of their markets. Second they may say to us inasmuch as you refuse to per- mit us to pay our debts to you in our products, and we have no other way of paying, you may wait for your set- tlement of accounts until you fnel dif- ferently about it. Unfortunately there is only one way of making a foreign debtor pay up .if his government does not make him pay, is collecting ths debt with an navy and that ifi the most expensive way In the to collect a debt. It has been done in the past it is true, but wo hardly think this nation would try it even if they lost Ihe debt entirely through lack of it." The Great Falls Tribune deals with what may be the Emer- gency Bill become law, with a clear vision and in a sane, and practical way. considering anything of talked-of reprisals, there is the fact, which the U. 3. will have to face, of the moral effect which the Emer- gency Tariff Hill will render in the matter of liquidating of debts owed the F.'s. by other countries to whom tho methods of- the ordinary trade channels for accomplishing this are barred. Iji this matter the adoption of the proposed tariff measure will bo ot the nature of, a boomerang. He spoke on the opportunities and duties before the farmer organiza- tions and said that throughout Can- ada they thei: presslon, the speaker said, has ori- ginated since their entrance into polities. The election of a farmer-labor gov- ernment In Ontario and the subse- iiuent election of farmer members to the federal house were events, he said, which have brought the move- ment under criticism from those who were used to control affairs. With over a quarter million people linked up in the farmer movements, real ser- vice to the country should result. new room, fitted up in the Manual required from H. C. Phipps. Training room of Cardston's modern fl''St class baker. Commissioner Samis of Cal-irv school, Is already filled to overflowing. Wlth enthusiasm being dis- has made a proposal that certain n'" and yet there are 40 students in VII iu .Cardston against j nicipal bonds' be offered for sale 1 the citizens of Calgary in smalj nominations similar to the bonds of- tered by the Alberta government. The Kdmonton police will char-e Jack P. Holgate and Edward s. Ross with attempted murder In connection with last week's shooting affray at the Ontario laundry on the south side, when a Chinaman was wounded by a bullet from a revolver. At a meeting ot the Royal Geogra- phical Society, Sir Francis YOUUR- husband, the traveler and explorer announcing that the Tibetan govern- ment had granted permission and an attempt would be made to climb FIRE LOSS OF AT NARCISSE, MAN. WINNIPEG, Jan. business section of Narcisse, Man., about 80 miles north of Winnipeg, on the Can- adian National Railway, was threat- oned a new music studio In town, ened with destruction last night when >nlv Onr in Their old photo Parlors have been! fire destroyed the Narcisso Trading W1IIJ vjnr mcrcnam in inree (transformed In anrvo tho nonj I cnmnanv-o Towns Refused to Close, Blocking Scheme (From Our Own Correspondent) CARMANGAY, Jan. mer- ants fn the towns of Barons, Car- and Champion recently enter- transformed to serve the new purpose, j company's store with a loss estimated Mr. Henson has had wide musical ex- at perience both in Canada and Europe, having served overseas as bandmaster of the 173th, 21st Reserve, and 50th Battalion bands and is at present mils- j CANADIAN BUYERS WILL PROFIT BY EXCHANGE ADJUSTMENT WINNIPEG, Jan. Kl.-iCanadian Mount Everest, tho highest peak .----Thrt i-'jtliir.iir _ e 11. _ ____i -r i i'otnv icat oi tne Alberta Stake railway association of the world, said the preliminary expe Opera Co, Alberta Stake Tabernacle Canada announced that an adjustment dition would enter Tibet when (Inoir. t .arf srnn svmnhnTiv nrchoett-n nr pvMinnrm _ ditor ot the Car- mangay Sun, spent Sunday in Leth- bridge, visiting friends from the Old Land. Nearly above expenses was raised by Carmaniay Boys' band at their dance last week. Some new passes are open at the end of next May. That operators of the mines in Ed- monton district were making suffici- ent profit at present to pay the in- creased wages demanded by the min- ers, without raising the price of coal to the consumer, was the contention of E. Ferguson, an employee of tho Chinook coal mine, whose evidence was taken by the conciliation board of mine operators and employees at Its session in Edmonton. wj _. LIIC.I WDVlt. DUIIIH 111- Fresident Cox Points Out Necdj struments are needid by the band and of Insurance Companies in Mortgage Investment TORONTO, Jon. At the annual meeting of the Canada Life Assurance company here a statement was pre- sented showing the total insurance in fores as being an in- crease of as compared with the previous year's insurance, and total assets of an In- crease of ever the assets of Payments to policy-holders last year total an increase of over J819. President'Herbert Cox in his __ dress pointed out that owing to the unsettled exchange rate, together with a high interest rate In England, i almost impossible to retain British monle.l borrowed by Canadian loan Companies upon debentures for invest- ment in mortgage loans in this couu- ry, and the Ufa insurance companies would have to be prepared to under- a larger share of tills mortgage nvestment, which was essential to Canada's national growth. this will help towajd them. Nurse Clark, who has been a'ttrad- ing Mrs. in her illness, has re- ti'.riied to Claresholm. Thft Prairlevlllo local of the U. F. A. held a most successful meeting iu Prairie trille school house on Tuesday. FOUR BURGLARY CHARGES AGAINST SASKATOON YOUTH SASKATOON, Jan. red landed In tho act of breaking through i window at the rear of a butcher ihop hero. Russell Armstrong was tak- 's last night four separate burglary charges. He proved lo bo 11 nmch-wnmiMl man. Armstrong es- capail from thn police while being taken lo the cells but stopped anil ;u to ml r> policii headquarter was booked on foil Asks U. S. For Other Countries After Large Sums M-.U- YORK. Jan. Proas is sialpil in New York fin- ancial ihat long deferred re- quests of foreign governments for loan in states have crystal- lized into negotiations for new fin- ancing which aggregate Canada, the report states, is seeking a loan hero of It Is declared thitt the thfee Items of foreign nmmdng nearest to con- summation arc ;i loan of to the Frairii government; one of Belgium govern- ment, iinil amiHidf nf to Switzerland. In the list of countries with which under and ;