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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TAGE FOUR THIi LETHBRTTX5E DAILY TUESDAY. JANUARY Siberia CAIt-Y WEIKtY and Publishers THE LETH8RIDOE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED K6 Street South, Lithbrteso W. A. Buehanae President and IJirectc-r John Business Manager abolition of all lariff duties on all i instruments of production In iudus. j Lrles based upau the natural resources of the Dominion such as mluej. fish. 1 Ins lumbering and agriculture, development of which is ossc-iuial in the progress and prosperity of the country. Luxuries, he eaid, should bsar 3 larger measure of taxation, and the wealthy should contribute more to tbe public treasury than they now i families at auy vori' they could cure The decision to lakf political action and the holding of tlu> various district conventions consequent thereon, no doubt stimulated Interest in the or- and had a good deal to do The political conventions, being to normi! ncit summer, and the longjheM durlnK Utter part of May cnerlihfd hope oi bringing atd ,ne moolli'or June, caused most (Continued from front I ganlzation and had a good deal The interest In political outlook tne increased uioinbersbiu. is keen, and If crop ccsJi'.trmireturn; district pollllval conventions. do. Mackenzi idaa. Kius has the right TELEPHONES Otflw 1252 l Office 1221 en the whole world is clamoring for production, aud statesmen and economists, who have am1? additional under Irrigation pro coeds satisfactorily, people will become settled in ruind as well as to of our locals, particularly those In which the desire for political action Is keen, to send their Juc> to the contrnl location ami tho will receive i> o.'llce early 'this year. Many new lorsvnrd niovtiurnt ssu-ti as has not locBls to ,iarl (be po- beeu eii'eriencccl In the south. The acllon aUo up. The im great big prertouifrialii-.K 1'ij lor ihe two or ;vork and getlliis in soi the true j three years has been irrigation. Tan poriance ol pushiux organUatlon grasp of things, aro pitching the yeur an Irrigation Development gospel of production as the in means of bringing down the high of living, it [be State i sociation was formed' with a tee of per member. It: the- neighbor- hood of woe received, many is an anomaly that what j were not members of tho Nearly discerns as but stated they wished to put Membtr Audit of Clrculaticni i thlug in the way of amelioration of j present condltiocs ehould be haniii- d by the action of the State in Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, par week Dally, delivered, per Dally, by mail, per year Weekly, by instl. yeir by null, per yea.- lo a j oughty in' whole for not (From Our Own CorrepcondtnU MACLEOD, Jan. snow storm of Friday, continued day Saturday, and Into the night, when It turned cold, dropping to Zero. Early Sunday morning a Chinook ciimo along for a few hours, melting tbe snow, and covering the ground with water. At 9 a.m. It turnefl coM again, with a heavy snow slorm all day. and up to Monday noon. thermometer dropped to 6 below, with a ncrthweat wind blowing. It was a good storm for the country, covering the ground with snow to good depth, tbus en- hancing the value of the storm, and making sure tlie crop for the coming season of 1920. Tbe U. P. A. held a meeting on Sat- urday, for the purpose of advising the delegates who attend the U. F. A. con- vention this week. Several who are tile executive left on Monday for Calgary. The others will go on Tiles day, and expect to tako In all the- meetlngs of the convention. Tho cold weather "pleases tha cur lers. and skaters, who hive many en gagemenls ahead. The curlers expcc Calgnr> a large ot new subscribers good considering conditions, this increase came .mostly from tlio U.F.A. as most o! tlie women were members of the U-.F.A. before' form- II cadi local would, send n report of conditions lo tho director soon -after the annual conve-ntions, not aloa'o of Iheir own local, but iT din- were secared. AH Round Development ih; the women's section of our. organizalion hue dur- ing the year, .Involving much increas- ed the part of, the, U.F.W.A. secretary. Since, the 1st of July a ____ _...._. _, permanent secretary of the U.FAV.A., tricls In their neighborhood, then her w'hole time lo the local and director could work has been engaged. -I believe this will lo keep Iheir own local up to its full strength.'as vvell; us organizing tlio surrounding dislricts. The Macleod District Tbe report for Macleod district was as follows During tlie vear I have visited who can well bear This is the commjssion attempt fa solution of tho unsettle the coal this, -province meet vThero. are wrongs to bring about problems that industry in wllh success. on bolii sides essence of rightful tasation as im- posed by a tariff. The Tlowa of Mr. King come at a timo when tbe tariff, like every thing else, is due for reconstruction. Tliev are not academic views but based on common sense. They have their own argument, which the under- lying truth iu it it sufficient to meet all attempts at refuting it. The ueiv Liberal party bespeaks that progres- -and by their removal peace and har- mony-will eilst. Tlio removal of them, rests with the employer and erpploved. If they bury suspicion, and hatred, and and come to- sive spirit wliicb. goes in the utterances of prllb. Liberalism its Leader on what may well termed a business con- ception of Iho tariff. If there Is any cold comfort to Cal- gary in the fact that Lethbridge shivers il is welcome to it. But let tiie thermometer he the guide. twenty-six locals. Twenty-two of these were already organized. had stituency this ocals In all. the pleasure of helping to organize four new locals. There have been two other locals organized in iny cori- year, making..six The names of the new locals are as follows Black Diamond, Millervillc- Priddis. Gladys, Twin Butte, Colemau, Jlidnauore. I found a much better "get to- gether" spirit among the farmers this year than in 1P16 and 1917; tbe two years of which I served on [lie boartl before, all of which Is due to the or- ganization taking political action. During my trip with automobile greatly assist tho development of tho women's branch -at our organization, ns also will Ih.e- decision of Iho U.F. W.A. exccutive'to have a member pi the central office, staff 'especially in charge of junior'work, as junior.branch secretary. The junior branches form a valuable training ground for the U.P.A. and U.F.W.A. A great deal of valuable organiza- tion work has been done by tho di- rectors, some of whom havo been un- tiring in their- efforts and unsparing of. their timnaiid energy in pushing tho organlzatio'n. 1 believe that more efficient work has been done by the directors as a abou [the seed for the coming season. The congregation of the Melhodls church, Macleod, endorsed the' pro gramma as presented by tbelr pasto for the Forward Movement, and com inHtees will bo busy In a few days, an expect to be ready tor the big For ward Movement Convention, on Tues day, January 27lh. when many prom Inent speakers will present the grea cause of a crowded church. This con- vention be held in tho Methodist church. PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Fred Starksy It the pmldent f Nelson fair board. H.C.'i honey crop li worth a third t a million doll art. S. U. Kvtrefield. formerly of Card- u leailng High River, to engaie t the drug business at Bashaw, Alia. Jas. Ramsey, M.P.P., offered J1000 o the Edmonton Board of Trade If 000 members are secured. Denial Is made of a report that the 7.H.R. purposes building a hbtel at Reglna. ho ctrrM in ali hud: U KM full of ptaavu. U. S. ot Acitcvttwt, com- on ot near prlcw, aaid people ven In canty debauch. A. Ker: former and proprietor of the Leduc 'Reprewnta ive. died ia Chicago. East Kootenay or an association with Charlea Evans, of Marytvllle, president. Over employes will be requir- ed to satisfy tho demands of tha factories that are In course of con- struction In Kitchener. Sarnla's progress la hold up for lack of Korkinguien's houses, there being a lack of about 600 at the present time. A sciuadron of dragoons will take up permanent quarters at St. Johns, Que., which will resume Its role ot cavalry centre. A California ivoman made her pas- tor heir to on condition that ho take care of her 85 canaries, 31 dogs, IS cats and a bunch of nbbilo Community census takers In Soutli Dakota found- only nine bath tubs In four counties, but they report 88 per morjMl for her 13- year-old daughter' to t pleaded the girl 210 peuaii, asi wai to big that local irould not for her. Luclo and Slnpllco Oo4dc. famooi will W e4 In the U. 8. censui M two ilthcrtijh art a unit fhrslcillr. Railroad companlw croieiuc de- sertG ot aiitw erected large iteel at itatfont alont the line, in vkich tramp! ought itMllni ridn are they can be to tie neareit Alfred >ued Oeorfi for (5.000 -for lion of the of Matthews' wife, anil a Jury at the at Han' lllon awarded 'him more tku he had asked for, Stratford and Siaaons Union has adopted nsv aolt ot wages calling for 90 centa an hour, an eight-hour and a ship it will be necessary this year to print a( least 30.000 copies of "llie an- nual report, which, containing Iho same number of pages as last year, will rcrjuire four anil a half toris of paper. When one considers that the printing of the annual report, the re- port. of the secretaries' convention, and the program for this convention. will consume nt least ten tons of one sets some Idea of tho vol- cent, of Ihe people have motor cars, j yeare." A sentence of 20 yesra waa imposed at Grande Prairie upon Henrietta Dougherty, who admitted killing her insband, who bad threatened her with a knife. A scratch on her eye, Inflicted by her yearold baby, hat resulted In total blindness to an- Ashtabnla, 0, Poolpe who look for an immediate drop In the cost of living ire doomed to disappointment, according to Prof G. P. of Cornell Unlreralty. The chief conaolatlw Prof. Warren could give an world wac this "Although pre-war level may never be reached, it prob able that a Tt'rv considerable drop Ic prices will place IB fire ______ whole this year than I ume material which Is now handled any previous year, particularly tho di-1 Uirongh your central office. rectors wlm have served for the sec- ond and third time. Karly in the year it wcs clecideil that mluesls for speak- era should be -senf'-direct to the di- rector of tho cpusMtuenty rather than through the central office.- 1 believe this has satisfaction, ns through the southern part ot thu the of notify- if I visited jjirjk; Iho, .conEtderable We held EBVeni.lime was touch-wllh director oilier speaker. Financial Position Improved Toe various'political' crmventJons June Inth. I also our [threw a great ilenl of .extra work, on ince in the month >o1 ten locals in six days good meetings during the six.-days. 1 had the pleasure of speaking to the' Carcnforth people on U.P.A. Sunrlsy. gelher ou n higher basis than has! been the custom in the past, a solii-1 When Ontario has to coine to ilon can he reached. The Govern- [Southern Allierta for the foundation ipent's appointee1 on the commission. Iwjierewilh to build up a herd, it is the representative of the will jfine augury ior the future of this part be the indlviiluul with the greatest J of the country, power to make peace, ile should be I the best man the Government can oh- denying a haven of refuge to fie lain, for with him may rest the future from America, Soviet Russia, industrial peace of tho province. That iposslbly intends to show the world man neeiis to bo big to slopal ls SD as Jt l3 patate'l. fi fight and bring the contestants to iiot only shake hands hut to agree that fhey wlU work together for the lienc- fit of each other. The weakness to the central oiiice, particularly dur- ing the summer. Central office has icon called upon to do considerable lions since they were organized, which it has been a pleasifrjO to' do. President H. W. ;lrlp on which he spoks to several locals, on (lie U.F.A. taking political aclIon.'The farmers turned out in great'numbers to hear -Mr. U'ooil on Ih'ls -question. While on U.F.A. work i have, put in twenty-six days. 1 have travelled by office is always--prepared to midertako train nnd automobile and any, stenographic1 work, duplicating. I wish !o say as a servant of the "or- mailing of circulars, etc., on hehalf-of i ganizatlon on 1 have .received! local or district associations at any the most courteous treatment by the (time, charging only for the materials members of the U.P.A., for which 1 anil time taken. wish to Ihnnk you all very much. A very large volume of supplies for local unions, organization literature, and political literature has been malt- ed during the year. The demand for organization literature from unorgan- ized districts has been much larger than in any previous year. Secretaries' Conventions Owing 'to the: political conventions being held th (t year in June and July It was Impossible, to hold.the secre- taries' conventions at the usual time and-they were accordingly, held in the first and second .weeks in November. The conventions were very successful, and the Kdmonton convention partic- ularly valuable for the sugges- Motion pictures as a means of "keeping -tha boy on the farm" are to. he tried by New- Jersey 'agricul- tural societies; Because testimony showed her hus- band was a negro and had deceived her, a woman nt New York was grant- ed a divorce. IHI Three highwaymen held up the man- ager ot a moving picture theatre In Milwaukee on his wny honio late at uight'-and hurried away with a'sack fork for the varjous district associa-; tions brought out as to how to tackle the past has been they have been thinking selfishly. (Jet them to see each other'a needs ami airrce that they shcUM be met. and there he peace.'provided peace Is what they want, ami not war. If Hie commission to develop ami protect the coal mining industry ol Alberta, as announced by Premier Stewart, wiil do all that it is to do, it will he worth while. Soviet Russia not allow very Yours truly, 0. D. SLOANE, Director. Secretary's Report I! Higglnbotham, the secretary re- porter! rs follows The present year has eclipsed all previous years for increase in mem- bership. Until this-year there has been a steady and continuous growth, but considering the number ot farm- ers iu the province; farmers to hale been slow to join up with THE APPOINTMENT OF GILLESPIt The city council, il would ajipenr. have taken the bull by tlie tiorn" ami once for all settled tiie vexed will soon he necessary for producers of milk and cream to organize ban die their own waj as the farmers-have organised to bun die the grain business. In conclusion; I beg to express my appreciation of the privilege of ,bav ing served the U.P.A, during; snothci in ,a year which hai seen such great strides forward in the organized not only of Albertn, but of '.be whole Domin- In a bill respecting Icfitimatfon by marriage an Important measure iras 4 second raadlni n the Saskatchewan Icctilature. Hon A. Turgeon explained that the object of tha bill waa to jive to lllagltlmate children parentt subsequently married bvfore the paEiace blli or after its enactment, bfjitimacy will dali back to birth save wheTtVeited rUht; have to in the mean time. The servicst of a valuable and faith tul officer, who unfpnunalely' did .nbl live to receive his rtward are recot In lh( OaietU of the promotion of the' late Col F. D. Lafferty, formerly lupeHhtend ent of the Quebec arseriay to the rank of 'Temporary The promotion bears the Sate of Nov. 20, just about a" week praTfonj to the death of Gen. Lafferty, but -an fortun- ately It was Impoulble'to'have il gazetted before he paciei niied by the last issue of the Canadian been whether these con- ventions should' not be held as early in the year as possible', owing to the fact-that there are many changes of secretaries each year, anil tlie Inform- ation gained at the secretaries' con- ventions may therefore he lost to the local. There are difficulties In con- nection with holding the ..convention earlier in the year on account of tlie rush of work preceding and following the annual convention in January. It is doubtfiil also if sec-rctarleFi who were delegates to tho annual conven- tion could find' time lo leave homo twice wltfiirf- a few weeks. Milk Shippers Organized Considerable! time of the central sec- retary has been taken up during tni 18 ion. Yours faithfully, H. HIGGINBOTHAM, Secretary. Membership Lethbrldgo.constituency has 48 loc- als, ais Increase of 12, with mem- bers, an increase ol 8; Macleod has 39 locals, an increase of 16, with members, an increase of 486; Medi- cine Hat has 103 locals, an Increase ot 35, wilh members, an increase of The new locals are: Milk; River Val- ley, Beazer, Welling, Wesifield, Now 'Dayton, Grassy Lake, Klmball, Macleod, Miller- year with the organization of milklvllle and Priddis, Black Diamond and shippers. Milk shippers'organizational MuMiam, Coleman, Hed Deer, The fallowing table shows the Lmnst be tackled and where Ihc work cannot be planed on a dollar and cent basis, but I bf'liive that onr central ofiice sfjff is ivell organised ami carry- 1918 1919 (incomplete) i for fitrdi response. should wltli Tho Army caters a wide tor oil classes of humanity anil particularly for what tlio Into General Iloolli called "Tho Submerged Tenth." There is only one punishment to terrify and act n deterrent on crim- inals the of tfip rnan who coin- milled the bnital assault In Xortli and that Is tho lash. Sii members of the Hrjtish Labor party navo started out to find out what the Irish wont If it Is true (hat the Irish (In not know whnt they MACKENZIE KINO'S TARIFF PROPOSALS Uon, W. Mackenzie King, Leader want but are deterniinctl to gel it, as of the new Canadian L-ibEsrn] parly, :i humorist once staterl, tho !nen at Bt. John's favored will bavo n hard tusk, the membcrahlp Increaso for hns been so very gratify- ing our organization still comprises Si) per cenl. of the farmers (if tEic province citul than 25 per rent, nf tlio farmers and farm women In tho yenr tlicre wcro many comlitions vifectlnf! :lie (levclupnioiit of the I'.i-'.A., in suite of which a -very fair increase wiis sh 1'nforlunate- ly, crjnillllons have been no bolter this year, 'nial