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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta K FOUR THE LRTHHRIPGE DAILY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY It. UBTHBRIPOE MWNTINO COMPANY. LIMITED I (ttrot Xouln, Ltthbrldse, Allnrtc W. A. HUUHANAN FTMldlnt and MinsKlnC Director JOHN TOHUANCl B'jaltK'j.i MftnttStsr Member Audit llurv-sW of CTn .....J "J 3.00 DjJJy, by rnn.ll, per your.......... by fc-r C Daily by mill. months......... Weekly, by per year.......... Wtekly. W reail year to U.S... nulf io bu a dangerous ugltatui the Great Britain, with democratic rule. Is ready to ronsiilrr voiced ami to itivo thorn consideration when1 it can reason. Tire partic- ular situation In India has not passed i unheeded, and with this there has come into force this year what is known as the India Act which Rives j the people of India a great deal more representation in tlie Government of India than they been accustom- ed to have. This is not the direct re- sult of the propaganda of Mr. Ohandl. Do You Know? in the fact. MS seen liy liritieh aUtesraen. that it would be well for In-iiu us a whole that tho natives sIiouUl bo given u greater say iu the government. Tho policy is a trial one. Tho new lav for th-a government o! lnciia went into effect with the open- ing the now year, and for the first TODAVS 1. was the r.ret Kmbargo Act put into force by the I'. S.? 2. Whit were its results? o. With whom (liil tho ot em- broidery originate? Where Wedgwood pottery THE GOVERNMENT AND TREE PLANTING. The Canadian i-'orestry Association has been doing HOI only a iihilanthroD- ic but a national service in em-ourjtf- hig the cultivation of trees, particular- j lima in the history of India llniier ly as it applies to the prairi? provine- i British rule, the elections for govern- cs. It is not necessary to go into tho meiit posts are goins en in accaril- vslue o; tree cultivation the srcn! !tf; proviDlon." of the benefil wliiuh it serves. This, thar.ks; Government of At1.. to the of the Forestry 'i'-ui fi.ii.jd aims of the nev.- Act are ciiilion, has becenie it: the nature 01'. introduce inuiv responsible gov-' a househoh! Tlie i enimeiit in India." The prearribic or service which gives is j uie Act sums up the general pnrpos- now an every day story. i es as follows: To apeak cf Southern Alberta, farm- j is tho dedarea poljcy ot Pariia. and others are well aware of the j to tor the increaaing as- great services whicii have been renil-, of Indians iu every branch made 5. Where is (lie city of Vancouver in the I'. S. situated? What was enchorial writing? TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS What Invention revolutionized tile art of painting? 2. What is a palil'.lIKOSl? o. What are the values of the Xo- bel 4. Kor what are they awarded? How did the prizes originate? ti. How does Paris'get its name? ANSWERS r of vrvii it a dry- ing vehicle with which to mix or thin UfJL Convefltiofl Under Control Chairman Greenfield Hud To Use All His Diplomacy to Direct Things PANDEMONIUM REIGNED FOR NEARLY AN HOUR (From Our Own Correspondent) Jan. thero is eue thins tliat thu afternoon session of tho first day of the U. F. A. con- vention demonstrated, It tint some means will hive to dtvhwd to ruduce the mass of resolutions rtoir going before the gathering, something that v.-ill speed up tbe convention by oil j rHminatinjr useless resolutions and uiiiy thost' i'-) upiit wuil which lire of provincial importance, iind v.-hich can be dealt with in some degree of calmness. Tins afternoon u move was made in this direction by the passing Vsro resolutions. One provides that physics, chemistry, physiol- i district or constituency association for the most re-j may elect the district director at Its mutkable idealistic literary work, and annual convention, a resolution' which for the greatest service rendered to j wad passed at thfe Lethbridge dlstrifcl tho cause 01 jteace during the year. A si'.riiUisiTipt prepared by eras- tor being writien on f-spe- ickUly a parchment so iiroiHin.il by ashint: or .scraping. Alxiut -i. For thu most important discov- eries in ogy, or m Ratepayers Haven't Paid Taxes From Alfred Nobel, a Swedish ered by tho Forestry Association in of Indiiin administration and for the inventor, born 1833, died 1896, who dis- its tree-plantinc campaign, with the i development of self-seven; ing! covered the art ot making dynamite visits of the special railway lecture j institutions, with a view to the pro- smokeless powder, which brought cars. These have brought home the; groove relation or full meaning of tree-planting as it ap- government iu British India as an in- plies to shelter belts, protection against soil-drifting, and damage caus- ed by wind. If there Is anything tliatj tegrai part of tho Empire. "Progress in giving effect to this cm be done by granting public aid policy only be achieved by sue- i stages and it is expedient that there cannot but be a unanimity of j opinion that it should bo done. The Forestry Association in order to make its campaign fulfil its object to the utmost limit in this Province is asking its Government for financial aid by bearing a portion of the ex- 1 substantial steps in this direction should sow be taken. "The time and manner of each f.d- vance can be determined only by Par- liament upon whom responsibility lies j for the welfare and advancement of tho Indian peoples. pense which falls on it. The request i is an exceedingly modest one, it ing a matter of. for carrying on its campaign this year. This the "The action of Parliament in such must be guided by the cooper- ation received from those on whom new opportunities of service will be Government should raad srnint conferred and by the extent to which when it is considered how great tbe ia found that confidence can be re- economic benefits which the mission in their aense of responsibility, of the tends to bring! about. This ia elate aid in what is. "Concurrently with the gradual de- of self-governing iustitu- essentially a state policy. The Associa- jtions in the proTiuces of India, it is expedient to give to those provinces tioii at least deserves this encourage- ment and help in all that it has done and iu all that it aims to do. In the returns it will bring it is compara- tively a very small outlay. In this part of the Pro'vince. at least, action on the part of the Government to meet the wishes of the Forestry As- ioeiatkm will regarded as a highly commendable policy, and will not lack the'utmost appreciation. The Associu- in provincial matters the largest meas- ure of independence of the Government of India -which is compatible with the due discharge by the latter of its own responsibilities." Under the ot the Act, elec- tions are being held for seats in the Prorincial tegialittve Councils and the Indian Legislature, these being the tion all last year had its expenses only bodies for which the Act pro- borne by u few private subscribers, vides popular elections. About 000 persons are enfranchised by the Act, or about 1.5 per cent, of thG nn- tirc population. AMATEUR The executive government in India ENTERTAINMENT. consists under the new law of a Gov- Amateur entertainment after being ernor-General appointed by the Sec- This is not eiactiy fair, in the great. public service- it renders. lor gome time a i is showing an intimation to revive. This ia a promising sign, iu that it at least expresses ar. independence in a community striving to make its own amusements instead 01 being altogeth- er dependent on those from outside The latter have their pla.ce, and with- out them life -would bo exceedingly dull, but it is well to remember that there is that variety which what may letter in the city retary of State for India in London, an Executive Council of nine, three members of which shall be Indians (heretofore only one member of six was an a Council of State, 'comprising 60 members, elected and appointed; and a Legislative Assembly of 140 members, of whom 100 shall he elected and the rest appointed by the Governor General of India. The Governor General shall be pros- be termed home entertainment gives. of the Council of State and ,has Amateur entertainment lias this par-1 veto power over legislation which ticular benefit, in that it serves to eu- aourage the cultiratiou of home tal- "iEt. There is also that charm of ac- quaintance with the local entertainers which the professional entertain- comes from the Legislative Assembly. The Legislative Assembly can intn> duce legislation, subject to the approv- al of the Governor-General in ths Council of State. Final action on the nients do not furnish. There is in them budget rests with the Governor-Gen- also the awakening and the creation of new interests which for want of them might lead to ennui, and to the seeking after those things which, do not altogether benefit. The interest taken in and given to amateur entertainment serves as a link in the community life. It tends to sociability and the broadening of acquaintance, in the way it throws people together. In our western towns, and particularly iu rural cunt- res, where people are to a great ex- tent left ty their own devices in the matter of amusements, the cultivation of amateur entertainments should prove a great boon. This form of en- tertainment has its place in the same degree as amateur snort. It at least tends to remove a humdrum exist- ence in the cultivation of the arts of life, and in bringing people themselves. eral am; the Council of State. Both the Governor-General and the Council are given power over tariff and rev- enues. Army and Navy affairs remain unner the sole control of the Gover- nor. Tho provincial governments consist o? a Governor appointed by tho Sec- retary of State for India in London, an Executive Council of two members, one of whom io an Indian and the oth- er a European; and a Legislative Council. 7.0 per of whose mem- bers shall be elected aud 30 per cent, appointed. From the members oC this Council the Governor chooses Ministers for tlio various departments. The Act does not confer upon the Indians complete responsibility over all governmental affairs but reserves of 1 certain subjects to be administered by the Governor in Council. The subjects REFORM IN INDIA. It has been common knowledge that the unrest in has been causing the British Government a good deal of disquietude. There has been consid- erable agitation going on there by tin over which the Indians .are given jur- isdiction include: Education, agricul- ture, except irrigation, land revenue and -water storage, industries, except factories, mines, railways, shipping, navigation, customs, currency and coinage. The exceptions are included under the reserved subjects which which seek for a bettor offl- will be administered by the Governo- olal iUtug for the natives led by the I in Council. d.matofue Mr. ffliwidi. a disciple of The new provincial governments tftftcblmi oC Tolstoy. He has used wiU b, administered in rtino major bin Uachlnyi to up a sentiment Brills! rule in the effect, as ho regardi it, it has in tho European- iHitton of ludta. He hu proved him- to be divided into five parts and awarded annually for the purposes named. G. From the small tribe of the Par- isii, found inhabiting the banks of the Seine when Caesar conquered Gaul. (Continued from Front Page) U. F. A. convention in December, The scheme, or organization, jis the board of directors may think best." ing the year of the central executive other provided that resolutions passed at district conventions wilt have pre- ference at the provincial convention over resolutions forwarded by local unions. These resolutions will have effect of making the district conven- tions much more important in future and the weeding out of resolutions there will do much to speed up the provincial meet. Fifteen hundred delegates and 800 resolutions, that's the task which faced Chairman Greenfield tiis after- noon after officers' reports had been dls'posed of and the resolution stage reached. That it 'is going to be some task was quite evident from the manner In which Resolntioa No. 1 was handled. This was a resolution from Westlock local providing for an increase In the annual membership to There were as many opinions on present, and the result was a F11 k- TT break up the lathering. Fifty .dele. the organ of the U. F. A. political CT- ecutlre until the powers of that ex- ecutive were taken away in the big fight between President Wood and President McPherson of tha political body, in the convention ia Calgary last year. This action displeased a frac- tion of the members of the U. F. A. and now they are calling for another paper. The Weekly Albertan, con- trolled by Mr. WaUon IB anxious that his paper recciva the b; U. P. A. and become farmers orean. Tonight's action quashed his hope. When there is a U. F. A. paper everyone will know that it is'owned by tbe farmers them- selves, and its policy controlled in every particular. gathering. Fifty .dele. calling on the chair- man at once (of the right to speak on the motion. There was an unaad- meut to the motion. This was follow ed by an amendment to the amend- ment. The last amendment was vot- ed as a substitute motion. On top of this came an amendment that nothing at all be done, that fees remain is they are at present. The amendment 3 auuuiw iwi to the SUDslltute motion was -finally carried by a big majoritv. Pony and in the end The farmers are singing as they "march Into war" along the political battle line. Their enthusiasm was stirred this evening by a campaign soug "Equal Rights For written by H. W. Gotharcl, president of Ar- denode local In which is said: "Our men to Ottawa we're sending, We care not what our critics say. The old time plauk is surely bending, Then don't forget election day." Fraternal greetings were extended to the D. P. A. tonighToy Robert Mc- Creath, president of the Edmonton Trades and Labor Council on behalf of labor in Alberta, and by R. M. John- son, fraternal 'delegate from the Grain _________________ Growers of Saskatchewan. The litter! disputes between nations "inter- declared that the movement Is beyond the boundaries of the prov- inces and is nation wide. He urged the utmost concentration by the farm- ers on the question now uppermost, that of Grain Marketing. BRAKEMAN HAD HAND (From Our Own Correspondent) FRANK, Jan. and Mrs. Geo. Cudoba and daughter Miss Dorothy, were the guests of Lethbridge friends over Sunday. Mr. C. W. Harris, C. P. R. brake- man, got a badly mashed hand whilo working in the Frank yards one day last week, but is reported doing very nicely. The Moccasin Dunce was not so very well attended but the few who did go had a jolly good time as the ice was in good condition. Mr. V. Hogan, of Taber, was visit- ing friends in Prank Sunday. The fact that the senior pupils here are without a teacher is resented very much by the parents, but we are in- formed that every effort is being made to secure a teacher quite soon. Why not the citizenB of Frank Met together and make some arrange- ments to repair what fe.w sidewalks we have as they are in a very danger- ous condition and quite a number of persons have already been hurt by tailing and some one is very apt to tie paying for broken limba or other jodily injuries. Mrs. E. J. Ricbey received wVd that lier son Omer of South Bend, Ind., wss in a dangerous condition, as the result of an accident in the stude- baker Auto factory where ho is em- ployed. W. C. Webb, of Chin, spent Sunday at home with his family. Rnv. Peters filled the pulpit here on Sunday after nn absence of a Cow Sundays. A masquerade dancs was given at our hail on Monday night and was nrgeiy attended. GAS PRESSURE LOW provinces. After a period of yearn' trial, the Act provides for at: Inquiry into its operations, and at that time It is planned to extend its scope. CHATHAM, Ont., Jan. an accompaniment to the present cold weather the gas pressure here and in other Western Ontario towns using everything was as if nothing what- ever had been dace. It is little wonder that Greenfield pleaded that something be done to make the district convenUoiu undertake a trimming down of the resolution list before another year. On World Peace Another Important resolution mov- ed by the executive was paued unanimously by a standing vote. It read: "Whereas, the League of Na- tions was brought into being with the idea of minimizing the chances of war; "And whereas we view with Increas- ing alarm the efforts of some nations to vie with each other in again pre- paring for war, employing every knowledge ot science for that porpooe "Therefore, be it resolved, that we, the V. F. A. in convention assembled place 'ourselves on .record as being unanimously in favor of reduction of armaments and the of ill national court." Constitutional amendments were passed providing new clauses for granting to U. F. W. A. members the same status as the men and provid- ing also for the constitutional recog- nition of the Junior U. F. A. member- ship. Tho board of directors hereafter will number 12 instead of 11. Bast and West Calgary have heretofore had only one director for the two constituencies; now they ruuit hare one each. Resolutions calling for payment of U-'rom Our Own Correspondent) COALDALE, Jan. annual meeting uf the Coaldala school fiut held In tbe sdiool auditorium OH Sat- urday last. The crowd wai small at only about thirty turned out. The meeting v.-as presided over by Mr. Max Donnldaon. the chairman ot the board. The principal's report was read by Mr. A. J. Law. The attendance report showed tbat 197 dlferent pupils hud been enrolled during the year. Tot- average enrollment for the fall term was 131, the average for the month of December 152. The average attend- once was 123. The school was kept open 200 days. Ths scr.srsl nrosrcGS of the pupils was good, but especially no in the low- or grades. Mr. La.-.v that all complaints about tho discipline and conduct in the vans be reported to him so that they could be investigat- ed. The attention of the meeting was called to the poor condition of the school library. Not more than 210 books were read last year because very few books suitable for the lower ani intermediate grades. About f 75.00 is now in the liands of the principal, and the meeting later oa authorized the school board to add another 175.00 to this amount to better the condition of Oie library. The report of the trustees was sub- mitted by the chairman. It was point- ed out that the experiment in provid- ing free supplies which was tried during the year had proved satisfact- ory. The coat was JMO, or about 13.00 per pupil, which was cheaper than it could be done Individually. The chair- man especially acknowledged the ac- tion of Armstrong Raworth. of Leth- bridge, in presenting a clock to tbe nlc school, and selline anotker at half price to the primary school. Another marked feature of the report was the large number of community meetings held during the jear. Apart from church and Suwiay School wnich mecti twice on Sunday, no less than 120 meetings had bean held. This did not take into account the fact that tha Conwrratory of Nunic taught weekly classes in voice aad instrumental works In the school. The financial report was the de- pressing feature of the meeting. It showed a debt owed by the district and overdue of of this is owing to the bank, and the line of credit is already past. The reason for this situation is that taxes of are in arrears, most of these taxes are Hie taxes, and the arrears are no doubt due to the slump in farm produce prices. Tho assets ot the school in land, bvlldings and equipment are rained at and the total Itakilittea an The total expense for the year was The two big items of ex- pense were tf.OM.M for operation of Tans and IStl.H for new vans and repairs. There are nine Tans in opera- tion, and the drivers ret M.DA to fB.OO per day and provide their own team. Salaries ot teachers totalled The average coat per pupil was filJ.OA or just over per school day. It -was decided not to provide school hot lunc'oes this winter, owing to the expense, trouble and lack of appre- ciation on the part of pupili. The rate of taxation last year was 8 mills. Tbe assessed value of the land ot the district was delegates' expenses by locals aa whole, asking for a new method o! handling resolutions, for a bureau of information in the central office .pro- viding machinery whereas locals may buy and sell to and from each other, and restricting members to member- ship In one local only, were ordered tabled in quick succession. The only resolution which carried as presented was that providing for more action along the lines of pro- portional representation. TABER STORES DECIDE CLOSE AT TEN O'CLOCK ON SATURDAY EVENINGS (From Our Own Correspondent) TAEEH. Jan. 17.-C. H. Jett, ami Jos. Lecker, delegates to the Calgary convention of the Retail Merchants' Association, from the Taber branch, will be on the same train, and will likely accompany the team tn Cole- man, proceeding to Calgary after the game. Roy JudBon, J. E. Evanson, W. F. E. n. Tainter, left today for the U. F. A. convention at Edmon- ton. Messrs. Bodkins and M. Conrad are the delegates from Wadena. The Retail Merchants' Association at thoir mooting on Friday passed a resolution to place cards with the announcement that in future all rtorea will close at ten o'clock Saturday evenings, and the public Is reauested to assist In carrying out the arrange- ment. THREATEN SUMMER RMORT8 TOLEDO, O., Jan. this afternoon were threatening to wipe out Lakeside and Ukewood, Mich.. Bummer resorts, 15 miles north ol To- ledo. There are several hundred cot- (natural gas U lowest on recort- In the path of tke tad the at the district sores. 147 taxpayers are m arrears vary frank and free dts- .'uatioa M all Baiters but an spirit prevailed throughout. A hearty vote of tkanks was tendered to the for the faithful way is which thejr dltchaned their duties. The elections for the trustees for coming rear brought no chanires. Mr. 'H. A. Busrltt (or the dis- trict was last for rears. TIM other three are for North Mr. S. Smith tor South Coal- ilale, Mr. Max Donaldson for East Uoaldale, Mr. J. McD. Davidson. These are all good shrewd business men and stairs ef the district are In good bands. TW Cold To Travel The expected appearance of the members of the older boys' parliament at church on Sunday uight did not materialise an Ijethbridgc got cold feet, or rather the entire automobile transportation system of the city was broken down and no car -rtoml kaw tte IXt. AN meet at at o'clock tor Tho We Fifteen olBotM of msr sieetlni to be to eunwt The next meeting, Jammy ttth. will be a Bums and McOssx The of each and best work la he riven or partly given, .when particular work Is too long. Mr. Nohle ii spenaiig Ifes) week In Calgary. Mr. Huby was appeistad superin- ten4wt ot the hsjaci it tno congregational meeting on Monday- Those jrao lore the service Sunday evenings. Mr. Bucanan ij in charge of tta music and Cprpl. Muncaster is (Mac tome Interesting evening Some cannot drink coffee without harm But everybody can drink INSTANT POSTUM with benefit Both coffee and tea contain cer- tain elements that not agree with nerves and digestion But Instant Postum is a health- ful cereal drink which can do no harm to even a delicate child It has arich.cofPee-like fla- vor, costs less than coffee, and is made instantly in the cup "There's a Reason Postum SOLD BV GROCERS EVERYWHERE Canadian Posttwn Cereal Co., ltd. ;