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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAOE FOUR THE LETHBRTIXW DAILY HE MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 1920 letbbriboe toetalo Ictblutoge, Hlberta ,_. t___ t DAILY AND WEEKLY proprietors and Publisher! THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 326 6th Street South, W, A. Buchanae and Mauagirs Director Business Manager TELEPHONES Office Editorial Office........... [he In'tustriP.l association is bounil lo obtaiij a greater and e; i in tlia politics of the day yui farmers as a whole than would bo umler the old lu It means u united and not a divided intercut iu all lhat affects the farmers' industry, lu the action taken thcrv is thfr fooling expressed that, Jn ailveu- luritig into iujlitics, itio farmers look on this as a means to an end atul 1101 altogether lor the purpose of assum- ing political nowor. To frain its otijccts a body such as iho I'micJ Association has movo uiih the least possible frie Htm; ibis under the old arrangement MILITARY HOSPITALS 1252 was not always possible. If thero eeu suspicion among the genoril Hlfmber Audit Bureau of Circulation! Subscription Ralti: Dally, delivered, per week .....I Dtlljr, delivered, per ycur .....7.M by luail, per year 5.00 Weekly, by mall, per yaar...... 1.58 Weekly, by mail, per yea.- to U.S. 2.00 as the meaning of farmer.-? After Interview With Alberta Premier About Think Prospects Good (ProTn Our Own M.VOLKOD, Jau, hss grown strong enough to almost run especially Is this tho case In Mac-lead Northern district, where utter tlid i-onference of those representing both the Northern I.clhbriiigo and organizing for political purposes, as In-tokened lu a separate orgautzuilon. has heen overcome as an out- come of ihe deliberations of the U.F.A, Convention. 1 MKCleoil Northern, in Uthbridgo they DtUa.o! eipiry of subscription daily on address lubet. Accept- uce of- papers alter cipiratlon date our' auiuority to continue Mriptibn. THINK OPENLY V Tho U.F.O. Government in Ontario HON. MEIGKEN AND THE FARMERS1 TARIFF Hon. Arthur Meighen, speaking at Quebec, spared -uo pains to express his dismay at the campaign directed against the tariff as euunclatcd in 'As farmers' if ihe farm ers'rixiutre any confirmation as to the potentiality of their movement bringing about a revised tariff policy, they received encouragement in this them, tariff direction from tho Minister of been furnishing plenty of gossip interior. Mr. Meighen had no ;since it canie to power. Kvcry ju saying that he viewed nrfiEE liseri guessing about 'seats for the Cabinet Ministers. They gven tried to work up a scandal Against one of ihe Ministers over a of motor trucks. Now tho now Lieutenant-Governc- lakes a in the Minelisht. He was re- tpcrted as saying it was Holshnvisi .talk to propose lo abolish Govern- -rrienl- House. As is when a -.speech creates a heap of eriik-ism he ;says he was misreported. Mayhe he Vas, or more likely, maybe Tio didn't idealize that what ne said, wits uncon- stitutional. A is' 'not supposed to express opinions on public questions, especially concern- ing a policy that is supported by tho advising him. A Lieut- th> is supposed to and rarely out look NEWLY-APPOINTED 'MINISTER OF MILITIA appointment of Hon. Hugh JJulhrie as 'Minister of llilitia. in the place of General Mewburn, is In keep- ing; w.ith constitutional practices as Adopted.'in the British Empire. A movement as a submarine attack on our whole fiscal policy. )Jut submarine altacfcs work both ways they are just as much for use, as for misuse accordingly as lo who employs liut n submarine attack on tho is hardly a fair term to bt employed in referring lo Ihe attack ot Ihe farmers on the existing tariff They have been open and above boar ,as distinguished from the hlddei a! tacks ot HID underwater craft. If thero is any occasion for view-in; tho with dissatisfaction that occasion was supplied by th' Minister himself when, in tho company of manufacturers, ho warned them that in regard lo m en- quiry into tariff revision by the Gov- ernment they could not expect a tariff that could be used for exploitation-nor could they expect a tariff behind which they could shelter In ease and lethargy. This carries tha assumption that under the .present .tariff policy tho conditions named prevail. Mr. Meighen joins issue with the farmers and welcomes tho opportunity o! 11 came to an understanding that ley ivyro working for Iho samp end i-.d all wished achieve the same i-siills. These men met in Calgarj his week, and alter another confer co among themselves, they as no company at the request ot Ihe with -nembers of his Cab- icl, nnd Chief Kngineor 1'etDrs, an< ho whole situation was discussei roin a provincial as well as dislrh- uint of view, with the result tha 'remier Stewart and the members o .is cabinet are now ot tho ppinioi hat Irrigation in Southern Alberta i of more importance than building rail-1 in tho northern part of the prov-i inco. With Irrigation It- will not bo a I natter of wailing for ihc people 101 come on the land, as the land Is no-.v nearly all occupied and has been for some years. Then the farmers are only asking for a loan on improv- ed property, which will pay its way from the starl, and Is guaranlecd by :ho'district, nnd in an ordinary year the crops as they have, been in the past history of iheso districts, will grow enough to pay for the- whole cut- by in two crops. Tho Government co'uld not ask for a better loan where they can place the people's money and receive rv good interest for its use At tho conclusion of the conference these men were given tp understand that it would be taken up at the neit session in February, and legislation introduced to help all farmers wanted to irrigate their lurid. Tho Xo. 2 U.F.A. will ask Ihe Provincial Government for such legislation, and the farmers of Macleod are now sat Isfled Ihnt such legislation will be on the statutes during the coming sos sion. OTTAWA. 4au. Canadian indications of the pproach of complete demobilization s shown by a i-hango ot name of a lumber of Canadian military hos- lituls. With-the exception oi sticlt nstitutlons as will bo required for ha permanent force and those which were not required by department, he majority of tho hospitals hither- .0 directed by the Canadian Army Medical have been inuisterred o tho department of soldiers' civil e-eslabllshmcnt and, with tho change jf management, the 'word "military" las been deleted from each title, show- ng that they become civilian in- stitutions. N'ine hospitals transferred .to the department of soldiers' civil re-estab- ishmenl at Kingston. Montreal, Tor- MANCHESTER, Jan. M Trial of the fauious cotton si'lntituic caso In chancery, came lo an itbrupt cloM- to- onto. Calgary, Straihcona, Esquimau .ind Halifax, will be kuowu as Sydenham, Ste. Anr.e's College Street, Deer Colonel llelcber, South montonj Esquimau and Camp Hill. PICKED UP JN PASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN (lay when ouu ui iiiw puuciiiat nesses confessed he had been givinj testimony. Attorneys agreed thHt judgment should be entered for defendants with all tho costs of the action Tho Hare Spinning company brought suit ngalcst John Leigh. Limited, of Oldhnm, Sir John Leigh and Messrs. Collet, Vaughan, O'Neill Mellor, declaring Ibat Ihe defend- ants wrongfully combined or conspir- ed together for the purpose of deir-nud- ing the plaintiff company by selling cotton waste to John Limited. price above the proper value, by urchasing cotton from John Leigh, rnlle'1, at a' price above market notations, making improper pay- leuts and Issuing certain debentures. The action, which excited great erest in the cotton world, opened anuary C. Although tho ahiouitl Dr. Rutherford, Head of Com- mission, Hears of Pkns to Develop Reindeer Herds civilian as head of a military depart- ment may at first sight appear irUous, but In such appointments, it' -may bo said safety lies, in the strict avoidance of anything which may he described as a militarist policy. Tta policy of that is n War Office is guidr ed without anything of prejudice by its having a civilian he-ad. It is one which has obtained in Great Britain threshing out the whole tariff policy. Tho die is cast, so far as the Minister iV concerned. The country as much as Mr. .Meighen, will welcome the opr portunily of deciding tho tariff issue in the best interests of the country, should-the same bo given. To say as Mr..-Meiglien did that the farmers would legislate first and then count the cost is not exactly doing JUE- While more work will-have to be done, they now have more heart to work, and it will be prosEculed with out delay, and everyone will aid whc has land either in or near the district Macleod men are satisfied the! visit and the Premier with his. mini sters stand higher in their'estimatioi in so far as helping tho farmer is con corned. i The thermometer had .many: friend this week, enquiring as to its .'pulse hut Thursday night and Friday mon ins it reached Its worst, and is on tho mend, with tho prospect tha both in regard to the Army and a of shrowd 'Navy, tile appointing of a Minister of Cabinet rank at the head of these departments hag heen considered of wisdom while leaving tho technical part to technical officials. In time of war it may be different, hut-while the country is on a peace footing there is always the assurance of a curb lining placed on ssll'tiry aspirations which- military oTficers in charge might very possibly ho Inclined to pursue'. In-the course employed there-is .the...wisdom! of experience with a Minister In charge represent- inglthe pscple '.5 a'.vrholo particular who in their particular industry h_ave OTTAWA, Jan. Canadian interesting account ondilions in the Par North, on the hores of Hudson's Hay, was givei his morning at the opening of the ittings of the mnskox and reindeer levelopment -commrsston. by Captaii Jeorge Comer, of East Haddani Conn., U.S. army, who has spent sev- eral winters In the nojth in charge o vhaling vessels. Captain Comer de from For wonderfii clared that the. country Churchill north had a uturc before it .and it should be de- reiopod. said vegetation and wil :ife were plentiful-along the shores 0 Chesterfield Inlet and on Southamji ton Island, where he had spent som considerable time and where he knew of natives killing -150 deer in thre weeks. The development of muskox an reindeer herds was quite feasible, h declared, and thought whole Southampton Island could be utilize without or the governmei could use .one- of the several smaUe islands. Ho did not think it would h feasible to-take horses or domest caltle to that country on account the nature of the.vegetalion and ah because of the lack'of good footing ___.........._ r___ -which would be-against tho use of the "critical'" point" lias been passed horses for. haulage purposes, durins and we look for the JavoritoChinook; the short .snniniEj.. winter, Kdwin Utley, well known ac- countant, Tprpnto, ris dead. Wm. Titos. CUUbqrd, pioneci' Napa- e2 fiirnlturo manufacturer, la de-ad. Moornr Toronto machinery mnufacturei, ia dead. may give preference to British go'ods. It Is A. Munsey paid-four million .dollars for, the KEJT Yor' Herald pr.ojieriles. l, Gas shortage 13 so-acute ut.l'etro- lia that citizens are urged their, homes, and use coal and wood where possible.. John p. Rockefeller Is worth ODO.OOO lu.-SthndraTl Oil alone, .to Jhoi Dsljnialo of-a-Wall street. authM'lt.v'-. Walter .registrar "of Trlnce Edward cotiniy, Is dead at Plcton.1 The Countess .of Warwick has been chosen as the prospective candidate Mrs. Milla D. Shouts, of 'ho railway president, whom ho married u 1SS1. Among those mentloneil for liie vac-ant Uigh Court judgeshlps, creat- ed by Justice Urltton's vtHrenifiU lion. T. W. McOarry, G. Howard guson, Hon. T. W. Crothers, J. A. C. Cameron of- Osgopdo Hall, P.-H. Chrysler, K.C., and John P. Orde, K.C., of Ottawa. Principal Joseph F. McFadyen, M.A., ot Illslop- College, Nagpur, India, has tbeeh appointed to tho chair Now Testament Literature and Exe- gesis lu Queen's Theological College, Kingston, succeeding Dr; E. F. Scott, who resigned last summer and joined the staff of the Union Theological New York. Principal Mc- Fndyen. I? a brother of Prof, John E. McPadyou, ot the United Free Church College, Glasgow, .Scotland, anil who was formerly on the staH on Knox College, Toronto. oueht In the way ot damages parliament .from Kast Wallhara- bout twenty thousand pounds, tho -gal fees for the first clay alone were lore than that amount, it is said. ver two thousand pounds was spent n printing the correspondence on the age and the briefs if placed on top f each other would reach twentv feet igh. AGAINST RELIGIOUS REPRESENTATION stow by tho Labor party. Pincher Creek's .secretary-treasurer for 1920 will receive a salary of JluOO. duties to include assessing In addition to those specified In the town act. Ilellevillo Board -o! Education has decided that a new public! school and a combined Collegiate and Technical High School are absolutely necessary in that city. .WASHINGTON, Jan. irotest against representation of re- igious organizations in the League of i the Federal Council of Churches. The federal council of churches is an organtzalion of American Prolestant churches. The protest is evidently ntonded to register the council's dis- approval of the possible admission of :he Vatican to representation In tho league which has been unofficially dis- cussed. Llwellyn G. Morgan, a former teach er, and for many years edilor and ietor of The Maple Leaf. Port DELAYS ON BOTH SIDES LONDON, Jan. Canadian cahles indicate a certain exasperation on the Canadian side at mail service- delays. On this engaged in a pistol duel on a New York shout. They calm- ly raced each other, and exchanged sip' for shot until their were empty. Neither was hit. The town council of Peace 'River has; decided that the town bell shall toll at G, 12 and G during tho day. [This was made Instead of in stalling a town clock, Charged with alienating "Hie aflec tions or the late Theodore P. Shonts, president of the Interborough Jtapid side, too, sinillfir delay is experienc-'Transit company, Mrs. J Amanda C, ing. The first batch of Canadian newspapers for this year was deliver- ed yesterday morning. Thomas, residuary legatee of his estate, was made tho defendant In a damage suit brought by Last Year You "Some time I'll get Miion, Risch Piano." That was a good resolution- put it Into effect NOW, Don't we'll sell you on easy terms, either Mason Risch Player or Piano Our system of selling from "Factory to Home" saves you money. Ask for free style cata- log. Block Feed dealers are. busy these days receiving cars that weeks ago, and also acceptfiiB orders for future Prices are varying from (20.00'per ton up- wards. -Mrs. A. D. Ferguson, received a wire Friday that her brother Dr. Clement, had the full opportunity ot weights of Chicago, died suddenly-from an at- FAftWlERS', CONVENTION AND ORGANIZATION the effect of the tarilf on It. farmers, as well aa fully that a country needs revenue, but they object to the laritt being looked on as Ihe most substantial means ot earning revenue, without any due re- gard as to its particular application, s .producers iuey do not fail to SEC at anything which handicaps pni- uclion, such as an impost on the istruments of production, hardly srves its purpose in the ultimate re- :ilts aimed at. H la obvious lhat reater production is not only tho key the solution of the high cost of ving. in that increased output In- reases the purchasing power of aek of 'flu. An outcome -of Ihe U.F.A-. Conven- tion Mn. Calgary was the dissolving of organization and the; abqorDing, of its functions in the centril'office of the U.F.A. This de- ciaion jp'as not come to without much argument and a show of opposition on'the part of a minority of diohards the separate organiza tlon 'hud .Its particular uses na ills- from the parent body.' tho' ultimate decision there Is nOl a doubt-.that the greater wisdom ,prc .without any assumption tho U.F.A. as a body considered it selt as holding a position detachei 'from politics. That, a's: we read it was not the sum and substance of lh< principle laid down in tho new ai rangenicnt. .as we spe it....inns their organization as primarily for it dustrlal purposes, for .improving it dividual conditions UP. to the! particular avocation. While this i their primary object, as shrewd they perccivo that 'policies which ten to the improvement nnd of their conditions hinge a great dea on politics, particularly in regard t tho tariff policy. conscqucn ly, becomes a part of the whole; m a dlslincl and separate function bu embodying the entire farmers' inov mont. This being m, Ihc uniting the industrial nnd political movement under tho executive head is a prac- tical policy aiming at tiie heal results. Tho farmers' organization with it alms at becomes strengthened and consolidated in the now arrangement come to. but ig a weapon against the irolileer whose .opportunity becomes the outcome of produc- ion in Scarce. The: tariff, It is at present ad- ministered, distinctly handicaps .pro- duction. It is detrimental and not Wiiraging to: greater production. It gives the few that opportunity for of the tarill" and a 'shelter for case and lethargy" which we cannot but think was on the mind of Mr. ilctghen in a company of the kind he was addressing, he wa.s led to divine their thoughts in-refer- ring to .anticipations in regard to .the future enquiry into the revision of the ariff. The U.F.A. Convention in Calgar) iian heen one of the most Interesting conventions he-Id.. It has served to clear the air so far aa the farmers themselves are concerned. It Is charged that New York store- keepers arc making 35c a dozen -pro- fit on stale eggs. Some of those eggs will he returning lo Ihcm from Indign- ant customer! nnd then there an accumulation of soiled clothing. An impartial judge liko Judge flob- son, the chairman of Ihc Hoard- of Commerce, declares lhat Ihc larlff is lieiiiK taken advantage of by manu- facturers to booal the price of clothes. He will find his work progresBCS, Jhal most articles enjoying protection, are high in price. A reduced tariff would stion britiK down prices on (From Our Own Correspondent) GROTON, Alia., .Jan. Provid- nee has been good to us, as we still ,ave bare ground. Mr. Helmet Hantsman made a trip o Lethbridge this Mr. Jno. Staddleman has again re- turned to his home in this locality. An election was held In Coulee View school on Saturday last.-Mr. .lno..Doch- man was elected chairman of tjie hoard of trustees in this district. llisk Laura Smith spent Sunday last at her home here. Mrs. F. .1. Walks has been quite ill, but Is recovering again.' I Mr. has been very 111. Ho had a sore thumb, which resulted in blood poisoning. He was cared for at the home of Mr. F. O. Walks for some lime. When It was found Ihal he was seriously 111 he was taken lo Foremost In Mr. Jas, HuKhston'a car. SInco then he has been In the hospilal in F.oremoat. It la reported that Miss E. Burns has Invested-in a-pony. Mr. James Wilson sold some cattle. Ho and his son Elmer made a trip lo Foremost !n3t week to deliver them. Mr. Elmer Wilson has a felon xn his linger. It hns proveil very painful. Mr. Pat Goodlo made n trip to Fore most in his car on Sunday last. Mr. F. .1. Walks made.a trip to Fore- most on Tuesday of this rfcek, return- ing on Wednesday. Mr. Herman Keber Is visiting at the home of Mr. D. Smith. Mr. Kllsha and Philip Hiilllt of'Ilrooks visited friends In this vie ihlty fnr several days but have nou returned to Brooks. commission, had been unable .to at- tend becn.use'.. of illness. .TheVchiir- mau also' seated that had been thought to establish an experimental station on Southampton Island' ..and import, a, herd, of reindeer there, fis well as muBhox. ,and let the former mil .gradually with the herds of- cartb'bu, known to be on the Island.. For_ this' purpose fencing required else the reindeer-would soon become as wild as the caribou. Captain Comer'sald Ihe Inhabitants of Southampton Island had been al- most wiped out in a very short period. He did not know the.cause unless'It was-a combination ;of Inter-marriage and Iho natives' loss of heart. They had concluded that when new- comers had landed on theirrlsland and hunted in a manner different -trom their's all the traditions of Iheir gods had been with that, their great spirits were angered and would not let them caplure any more game. Captain Comer thought they had got into this frame of mind .m( then gradually "given up the ghoat." When he returned to 'the island one year later he found only a'woman out ot'5! persons, and these he took lo auolhei tribe, where ibey were adopled. -A the present time, .he said, there arc only a couple of trading posts on tin We Are Agents for the VICTROLA land VICTOR RECORDS Large Stock of Both from which to Select Mason Risch, Limited LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Wild geese, swans, loons and crnnc: are very plentiful oA the many Island: tnc lakes, he said, and during June nd July the iiiosiiulfocs are almost a courgc. There was: plenty of vcge itlon. ami according to the old trad! ons, there had heen muskoxcn a as caribou in almost all f that region. The musko.Ten, h hought were easily1 domesticated e natives at varlpus times had tol tm ot letting tho'dalv'es follow thei leighs, but thn native dogs had liana y worried them to death Inter. A hlGh rids? sheltered tho land froi he northc-ast winds, Captain Come old the commission and this vvoul probably account for Iho vegetatio ound there during the summer. I bought vessels conld travel 'freel between Fort Churchill and Koulhamp- on Island between the first week in Tuly and about the middle of October. of those dates tho bay was lotialiy Iroxon. The-absorption of Ihe political into manv of the neccoi'iea of life. MISS LOUGHEED OFFICIATED AT THE' LAUNCHING VANCOUVBR, Jan. Tlie Cana tllati government merchant marlni Htoamship Canadian SlOi ton's dead-weight, sncccflsfnll: launched today at (he shipyards o i J. Cotighlan ft Sons, Limited, on Fals1 'Creek. Miss Dorothy Longheed, of Calgary daughter of Sir James nnd Lad Ixjiigliccd, officiated as sponsor. Th Canadian Inventor is' tha third (Ho government contract Lojje.-laun CXRCHO-SLAVOKIA MAKES A DEAL WITJI AUSTRIA 1.OXDON, Jan. Tho lerms of the alliance between and Iho AuHlrian republic, according to a news rigonc.y report published here, provide that Austria will nailer- take no measures looking !ti an In- crease In her military establishment without submitting them to Czecho- slovakia for npptoval nnd lhat in Iho event of war between the Czcchos anil Austria will supply muni- tions and materials only to tho former. In nrtillllnn, II is said Cycclm-Slov- akia has agr'rtd to ai'J Austria to sections of Western IIunEatyXyi.: The latest pooiilaV "hit" on "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" RECORD 210093. On .the other side of the disc "That Tumble-down Shack ia Athione" this popular Irish ballad sat to waltz time for dancing, UOTII BY HENRI'S UfeNTS FOR THE TWO Hear these ami the ollitr wonderful new Jaiiuary records at Any "His dealers Limlle.i. WE SELL VICTOR RECORDS The Willis Piano Go: 707 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH ;