Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta
PAGE FOURV THE LETHtiftlDGE DAILY V WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1921 Putmmtrs r THI LKTHBftltMta HKNALO PftlNT.Na COMPANY. LIMITED 111 Strtftt UflUth, LtthbrHflt, W. A. BUCHANAN L, Frwldont tad MitiiMitintr Director JOHN TORHANCE V... Bus.nww ii em tier Audit Furttu or Circulations Vwbicrfptfon RaUi: delivered, by mall, pt.-r y Daily, by itutlJ for fi monthi Dtlir ill. S 4.ti nomths........... 8.W by esill, per 1.60 mail, per year to U.S... J.OO SCHOOL HISTORIES AND BRITISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS. Wlster, the well known Amer- ican writer, in a conversation re- cently j a special correspond- ent of the Ixmdon Times, a very illuminating explanation of nutionnl misunderstandings. He blamtd the hiitory books and ceniurad par- ticularly the American school history books, in regard to British- American j relations, with their biased accounts these relations. At the time lie impartially and very frankly how It rankled in tho American mind." Mr. Wiiter did not "The school histories ugaiti." he nftid sol- emnly. "It's not that wo have a long memory. member, we werw then a young nation, juet starting. We had to strenptheu ourselves with every in- centive patriotism, with every jus- tification for brMkine uway from Krig- laud. Consequently, tvo played up all the injuries England rtid us. That pro- duced a perpetual raw spot in the brain of young America; and America .winces ttiU. Of 18U, our LUtories mention that the Eiiglith burnt Waah- ington; they do not mention that we burnt a town in Canada." Owen Wlster hits the nail on the Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What was tho lirst uteumer built In Canada to cross tho Atlantic? 2. When was the tlrst treaty signed with the Northwest Indians'.' 3. When were the Hudson's Bay Co.'s territorial riKhts in tho North- arrest surrendered to the Crown? 4. When did the South African War begin? 5. What are tho United Greeks? li. Who introduced Troy weight? TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Why is the gallery o( a theatre called "among tho 2. Why IB a single tuft of hair left head when he points out that what is j crown Of a Mussalman? What is a "leading Why do me speak of the leaves 3. 4. of a book? What city is known as the Mon- the with he regarded were short- comings of ihe British in regard to the United States. Mr. Wliter, as the Times co; pondent recalls, was a very early American ally oC the Allies. To him we owed, when help .was welcome, that admirable statement of the case lermany which he entitled the "Pentecost of Calamity." In American literature he further holds ft foremost place, with such writings as "The Vir- ginian" and "Lady Baltimore." Mr. Wister, however, as the writer of the conversation given to the Times ob- serves, is just now lees concerned with literature than with the relations of the peoples, more particularly with the relations of the British and Amer- ican peoples. He it acting the role' of and in the process has antagonized those in his country in whom the germs of Anglo- phobia are difficult to whose favorite pastime is that of twisting.the lion's.tail. A recent book of his on the. relations between the British-American peoples has produc a certain amount of disunion in the United States. to his book, in which, regarded as obnoxious by the British in American hittory books is really not intended to he so. bat has been placed there for the special purpose of crC'itlng the spirit of patriotism in what was then a new country. One can quite understand and 'appreciate the intention, and this should serve to soothe raffled British minds when to rase'mbie the'sky! they come acron passages in Ameri-1 2. For Mahomot to -grasp hold of can hisiorr books that are not alto-' when drawing the deceased to umental City? 6. What city was known Mother of Books? ANSWERS 1. Because it is near the ceiling, palatable to British Un fortunately, however, American hist ory books, having fulfilled their prim- ary an now, in the way they are understood in American schools, the instritmenta of perpetuating and keeping alive the memory ot ill-feeling between the two English-speaking peoples. The revising of American history books, u has been done al ready in the State of Pennsylvania, will be a great help in bringing that unanimity of sentiment and fellow-feel ing between the British Empire and the United States which every right- minded individual in both lauda will estimate, not only in the gnat desira- bility of BritUh-American friendship, but of the boon it will bring to human- ity u a whole. In the unity in friend- ship of the two nations, as the best minds in them sincerely realise, lie the peace and progress of the civiliz- ed world. Idle. 3. A question so worded as to sug- gest an answer. "Was he dressed in a black leads to the answer "Yes." 4. Before the invention of paper one of the substances employed for. writing was the leaves ot certain I oneratod from charges in connection among many other things, school his tories formed the main point, Mr. Wis- ter mtde the very Wind remark: "You know it's perfectly right and propar to sing the glories of one's own country, but unfortunately so many ol 111 are Inclined, almost obliged, to ling at the expense ot somebody else's glories; and the League of Na tlonu impossible if that sort of thing (CMS un. I don't know anything about French school histories; they may bt> the same as ours. In my opin- ion, it can't be too strongly emphaaix- ti that, if the nations are to progress on the right peaceful lines, the prac tical thing to do is to attend to the school hiitories. Of course, wan will not ctave because school histories hare become more sensible; but that is one of tbe at diiu'nishLns the chances of war. Imagine how the history of the war will be written in the school histories of Germany! 1 said some time ago that it would be well if the Allies could edit them. They can't. But just fancy what German children may ba taught about the causes and conduct ot the war! I'm happy to know that in my own State of Pennsylvania they have adopted a perfectly revised plan for our school histories. A syllabus has been prepar- ed in which nothing appears which does pot square with the facts of our Revolution and the quarrels with Eng- land." Tha vials of wrath of "patriotic" Americans have been poured on the iiead of Owen Witter over bis candid critlcUms. "I can assure he said in the conversation referred to, "a selection from my mall would make a very pretty little volume of Billings- The smile started, developed, and settled down on Mr. Water's feat- ures as he gave Bpicemena. "One gen- tleiuen wrote a long letter accusing me at Jeing in the pay of Great Brit- ain to disseminate untruths about Ire- land, and contending that ulnce 1906 Cfreat Britain has been engaged in propaganda for perverting our school school children that our distinguished men of the Revolu- tion, >uch as Washington and Patrick Henry, were villains of. the lowest order. In this case I departed from my I not answering these iettori, and to ask for the titles of the objectionable books and the schools when they were used, promising to do my feiit to get them stopped. Well, I riivir had a reply. That is typical." "What surprises Englishmen, Mr. said hla "Is the of some Americans. They iwaembtT so moch that we have for- fottcn. For example, the war of 1812. ordinary Englllhmu hasn't a no- tion of anything purtlcnlar having hap- In that year. Tit Mr. so good Mend to English men M Mr- an article In ths days of tie war raealllnK Mil, among other critical yean, aid THE ULSTER PARLIAMENT, The new Home Rule Bill will at least come into effect in part ot Ire- iand in its acceptance by Northern Ire- land, denoted by the announcement that the Northern Parliament will be opened next month. The Parliament will be composed of 52 for the Borough ot Belfast, 4 for the Queen's University, and 32 for the six counties, including the Borough of Londonderry. It will be elected for a term of three years under the system of Proportional Representation, but thereafter it may alter the methods of election and the qualifications ot the electori. The Parliament for Northern Ire- bind will'have powers to make laws for the area under its jurisdiction, Mayor Tessier Is Exonerated Three Riven Financial Mixup Led to Charges Being Brought Against Him THREE RIVEKS. Quo., Jan. (Canadian -Mayor J. A. Tes- sier, ot Three Rivers, minister of romls in the Quebec provincial gov- ernment, it is stati.nl. was officially exonerated yesterday by Judge Rosy of charges brought tiRHlust him in the judicial inquiry conducted by his honor into the municipal admiuiatra- tiou of Three Rivers since ihe year 1913. The charges wore that he bad. through the signing of a fiduciary act, committed the city of Three Rivers to a payment in eicess of fMO.OOO to the Page Wire Fence company of Canr.dH. Limited, au Ontario firm, the company subsequently suing bank- rupt and involving the city in heavy KINK COLLECTION FOR STARVING CHILDREN O'rom Our Own Correspondent) CltAMlllOOK, Jan. 24.-A collec- tion wws mudo ono day litst w-jyk in uul of tho starving children ol Kuropu by a committee of ladies, tho cam- paign being Intended to cover tho city of Craubrook uiul district. Tito net l-esult of tho ouo day's drive in tha city WHS almost cloven hundred dol- lars anil when1 other which have been promised materialize as are expected to within thi> uuxt few tho totaF raised in all may approximate fiftten hundred dollars. The schools of the city and district did well, the school, the high school, South Ward school anil Koolan- ay Orchard schools of the city nnrt district raising in all about two hund- red dollars. A donation of about :i (hundred dollars or more also came from Wycliffc. including a donation from tbe Wycliffe school. BAPTIST CONVENTION OPENS IN EDMONTON EDMONTON. Jan. six preliminary hoard meetings on tha Russian Trade Agreement Is Under Hot Fire PICKED INJPASSING FOR THE RUBY MAN _ .._.............._ loss. Other charsos against lion. Mr.! aKemia today, (ha na'pYisTViiYon HOY. Dr. R. 0. Peevcr, ot First Methodist church, London, has accept- ed a call to Wesley church, Hamilton. F. J. McKenile, former member, will be the Conservative candidate In thu Delta, U. C. H. H. Stevens, M. P., Vancouver, is understood to be pushing hla claims for the vacancy on the Railway Com- mission. Now buildings to be erected at Al- bert College, Bollevlllc, will cost J. D. Walkem, K.C., Kingston, has neen appointed Chancellor of the An- glican Diocese of Ontario. S. A. Gibson has been appointed Tessier mere that he favored a Western Cumiii.i law and worked for its adoption i convention at a o'clock" this through which the Bucket and Box There are 3S delegates in attendance i Manufacturing company beneflttod representing practically every city ami wllich iul'' through the city in a sura exceeding town in Westerti Canada. The meat-1 "Neither France Morning Post Agks What Britain Would Do if Loyal Runs Get Power Again l.UN'DOX. Jan. by whioh it ia proposed to bring about a nsKuuipliim of trado relations be- tween Great Britain and Russia are attacked (Hlitorui'ly by the Morning Post winch declares the decision re- garding this step as a "dubious trans- action and nothing but a pretext for obtaining recognition of the soviet government." The newspaper hold there is no trade with Putsch! thai is worth con- sideration ar.c! opinion that tho public is entitled to a very explicit account of the government's j Postmaster of lugersoll, succeeding policy toward the Russian Holshovik [hls father, the lato Joseph Ollwon. three-day nimiii'iir I Rororiiition of soviet. Russia is ,u_....... by post This company also went bankrupt. Hon. Jacques Bureau, former fed eral minister under the Lauritlr art ministration is also statsd to be ex- plants. The "leaves" of a book is a relic of this. 5. Baltimore, TT. S., Is so called be- cause it abounds in monuments. 6. Alexandria was so called from ita library which was the largest ever collected before the invention of print- ing. (D.R.W.. Bow ques- tion was fully answered in this col- umn in the issue of the 13th.) MUST KEEP ARTERIES OF TRADE OPENED UP STRATFORD, Ont., Jan. B. Morphy, M.P., of Listowell, address- ed the chamber of commerce here yesterday on trade and commerce, and gave an analysis of the present situa- tion with a suggestion as a. remedy. Likening the channels ot trade to the arteries of the body, Mr. Morphy pointed out that again as in the case of the body arteries stoppage ot trade channels meant death. One of 'the chief contributing sources of trouble in Canada, Mr. Morphy said, was captious criticism by people not in a position to know, who criticised without reasoning. "This is not a normal condition but is due .to ths disjointed nervous con- dition now prevailing in the he asserted. "This condition will pass away with resumption o! normal trade. JAPAN DOESN'T LOOK FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON DISARMAMENT MOVE TOKYO, Jan. 25. Restriction of armaments will be considered by the Japanese government should It be subject to certain limitations. It may j proposed by another nation, but Ilttla not legislate on anything affecting i- the following Crown, the making of peace and war, the navy, army, or air forces, treaties with Foreign States, titles of honor, trea- son, trade with any place outside that part of Ireland under ita jurisdiction, etc. It shall not puss laws affectinz customs or excise duties, Income tax or any tax substantially the same, nor shall it directly or indirectly endow any religion or impose any religious test. The Royal Irish Constabulary, the Dublin Metropolitan .Police, the Postal Service, Post Office Savings Trustee Savings Banks, and the Public Record Office are reserved services. Subject to the limitations mention- ed, Ulster Parliament will have con- trol over everything affecting the area under its jurisdiction, including the higher, sec- ondary, and elementary; agriculture, licensing, mines, factories aim work shops, the law courts, public health, old age pensions, health and unemploy- ment insurance, housing, labour ex- changes, friendly societies, public works, and, through its representa- tives on the Council of Ireland, it will have jurisdiction over the railways According to the financial estimates embodied in the Bill, after meeting all estimated expenditure, it will have a surplus of Precisely similar limitations and powers are imposed and conferred on Parliament of Southern Ireland. The Council of Ireland, which .will be a connecting link between the Par- liaments of Northern and Southern Ireland, will consist of a person ap- pointed by His Majesty, who will be President, and 20 members, 10 chosen by the Parliament of Northern Ireland and 10 by the Parliament of Southern Ireland. It will have power to make laws regarding railways and fisheries, and will have power over Private Bill legislation. In aplte of the resolve named by the Sein Fein, that the Southern Par- liament will not be allowed to come into existence, Sir Hamar Greenwood, Chief Secretary for Ireland, is very hopeful that within the next ulx months both Parliaments iwlll be in operation. All those interested In the :rue welfare uf Ireland will hope that Sir Hamar'a anticipations will be re- alized and that at last peace and con- tentraer.t will prevail thorn I hope is held out by Viscount Uqliida, foreign minister, that there will be any immediate movement toward disarmament. He was interpellated in the lower house ol parliament by members of the opposition and ad- mitted that the limiting ot arma- ments was being discussed by the powers. "Some practical men abroad how- he. declared, "do not approve of immediate disarmament although they agree In principle. The existing German situation is one factor which prevents a complete agreement on the subject. Japan's naval policy is not one of expansion but is one that can- not be avoided in the interests of self-protection. Japan, however, is ready to consider the subject of cur- tailment, in order to assure worlc peace, in case any power should make such a proposal. with the administration of affairs in Three Rivers. Industrial School Is Harshly Slated Grand Jury Says Work of the Teachers Mostly Camouflage Investigation TORONTO, Jan. In- dustrial School at Mimico, Ontario, was severely criticized by the grand jury at the assizes here yesterday. Stating that the jurymen on thoir visit to the school had been disap- pointed in the conduct oE the staff, in- mates and officials and in the sani- tary conditions, the report said "The work in the factories and shops ia apparently so much of a camouflage that your grand jury feels compelled to recommend that a spe- cial grand jury he appointed to thor- oughly investigate this institution." Mr. Justice Masten, the presiding judge, characterised the report as one ot the host had ever been brought in by a grand jury. BETTER LIVE PATIENT WITH SPONGE INSIDE THAN DEAD WITHOUT TORONTO, Jan. Herbert Bruce, a well known surgeon of this city, testifying in court here- today in the action brought by Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Waldon of Port Perry, Ontario, against Dr. Robert Archer of Port Perry, for damages for alleged mal- practice in connection with an opera- tion upon Mrs. Waldon. The plaintiffs allege that a sponge had been sewed up in the wound and had caused such trouble that a second operation had been necessitated. Dr. Bruce stated that the operation by Dr. Archer had been handled "in an able and scientific way." He declar- ed that if it were an alternative be- tween having a live patient with a sponge in the patient's body, or of taking out tho sponge and having a dead patient, he would leave it in. The case was unfinished. PROBE DIFFERENCES OF LABOR UNIONS nor the United States believes the soviet government bo a permanent institution." ings will continue until Wednesday I Sc night with heaviest programs set for to Wednesday. Today's business Ir, pure-1 Tlle newspaper asks what Great ly of a private and routine nature j position would _be it "loyal with various boards of the uuiou pre- paring their annual reports. Rev. A. S. Lewis, M.A., D.D., Regina, is pre- siding over the union meetings, while Rev. Dr. F. W. Patterson, Winnipeg, is general secretary. The union com- prises the four provinces of Western Canada, Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Regina, Kdmonton, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Winnipeg, Lethbridge, aud other cities all well represented. PULP ANU PAPEK MAKERS RESIST WAGE REDUCTION TORONTO, Jan. it would be detrimental to the organized in- terests of mechanics and craftsmen of all types to submit to a reduction of wages was the decision reached here yesterday at the annual wage conference of the International Pulp and Paper Makers' conference. Sev- enty delegates, representing thous- ands of workers in Canada and the United states supported the resolu- tion against accepting a reduction J. P. Burke, president of the Inter- In pay. national Brotherhood of Pulp and Paper Makers, said that the confer- ence had gone on record against a reduction in wages, "believing there is positively no necessity for such a move, especially as the cost of living shows no decline to any great ex- teut." Russians should come into their own again." Kiev Mutiny Denied LONDON, Jan. wireless dis- patch from Moscow today says there is no truth in Hels'ingfors advices re- ceived in Copenhagen to the effect that part of the Kiev garrison mutini- ed recently, seized several strategic points and compelled the soviet troops to withdraw after sanguinary encounters. BRITISH CANNON FOR OLD FORT AT PLYMOUTH BLAMES HIGH LABOR FOR HIGH'COST OF BUILDING CHATHAM, Out., Jan. Southwestern Ontario Lumber Deal- ers' association waa in session yes- TAMPA, Fla., Jan. Sidney M. Hedges, a past ecmmander of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery com- pany of of the commit- tee charged with restoring the old fort at Plymouth, Mass., announced here today receipt of a cable from the Earl of Denbigh of the Honorable Ar- tillery company of- London, stating that the Massachusetts' company re- quest for some artillery pieces of the same period as the old fort, the early part of the seventeenth century, had been granted by the British govern- ment. Two bronze contemporary specimens of minion and sacker have been found at the artillery cerap at Woolwich arsenal, the cablegram states and will be sent to Plymouth, I Rev. J. P. G. Fostvedt, paitor ot the Norwegian Lutheran cougfega- i tions of the Wetaskiwin parish since Rev. Asher P. Latter, pastor of Jubilee Methodist churcfl. Sturgeon Creek, and formerly secretary of the Christian Men's Brotherhood Federa- tion of Manitoba, has accepted a call to the Methodist church in Mount Forrest, Ont. Rev. Charles H. Gtaon, of Lindsay, president of tbe Bay of Quinte Metho- dist Conference, died suddenly at Peterboro, while presldms; a meet- ins a co-operative committee of the Presbyterian and Methodist churches. Heart disease is assigned as the cause of death. Owing to the infirmities which liis auvaiicsri age has impowd upon him, Rev. Benjamin McKtniti, one uf patriarchs of the diocese of Rupert's Land, has requested Archbishop Math- eson to release him from further ser- vice. Mr. McKenzle. who is now hi his 84th year, has been conducting the Anglican services in the "Mustard Seed Chapel" at the mouth of the Red river .and also in All Saints church, Robinson's Spur. NO GENERAL OUTBREAK OF SMALLPOX IN CANADA P. E. I. FARMERS ARE BUSY ORGANIZING CHAHT-iOTTETOWN, P. E. I., Jan the annual meeting the Un- ited Farmers of Prince Edward Is: terday afternoon for the purpose of neld ner8 yesterday, it was re- discussing the present high cost of i ported that sixteen local branches have been organized. There are about 200 members. Organization work will be vigorously extended-. BIG DRAINAGE AREAS IN MANITOBA WINNIPEG, Jan. tho 000 acres of land under cultivation in Manitoba, over He in provin- cial drainage districts, according to a report by the Manitoba Drainage commission. Plans are under way for carrying out further drainage work on acres of land south of Winnipeg at a cost of approximately Value of land in drainage districts has increased -greatly. Before the sys- tem of drains was instituted value ot land in low-lying sections was only five to ten dollars per acre. Today land Is selling from to per acre in the drainage area. The average coat of irrigatkm has been one dollar per acre. BRANDON THREATENS TO RESIGN FROM WEST FAIR CIRCUIT REGINA, Jan. Brandon threatening to withdraw from the Western Canada fair circuit and Re- Rlua insisting on a continuous circuit this year, the dates committee ot the Western Canada Fair Association was at a deadlock this afternoon. Cal- gary asked for opening dates of tho circuit commencing Juno 30 and con- tinuing until July 8. It was then pro- posed to have the r.lrcult go from there to Edmonton for the week of July 8 to and to Saskatoon for the week July 18 to Then came the deadlock. Last year the circuit went from Saskatoon to Brandon nnd finished at Regina. At last year's meeting ot the association, however, there was a resolution pass- ed that in future there should a continuous circuit. This meant that Ileglna Should follow Saskatoon, and ilraudon come last. The reason for ivlng a continuous circuit in to ro- HALIFAX, Jan. a special meeting of tho Trades and Labor council last night an arbitration com- mittee was appointed to investigate Into the differences beween the Do- minion Trades and Labor Congress and the Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Employees and report there- on to the council. CLEVELAND ARMORY BURNS CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. thousand rounds of rifle ammunition stored in the basement of tho Cleve- land Grays' Armory exploded this morning when flames swept through the structure. Three firemen were overcome in the suffocating smoke that rolled through the big auditorium and were rescued 'by their comrades just as the root fell in. Tim loss is estimated at COAL BARONS DID WELL WASHINGTON, Jan. op- inion that the people of-the United States were "mulcted" of a billion and a half dollars! last year "by men in tin: coal trade" was expressed to- day by Senator Calder, -Republican, Wow York, who was a witness before the cummitree drafting ils bill for regulation of tho coal induntry. building mate the lumber dealers wore not wholly to blame for the high cost of building construction, as on the average lum- ber does not exceed more than 15 to 20 per cent, of the cost of the build- ingE today. A number of dealers were of the opinion that high prices paid to labor in the past had a great deal to do with the high cost of building. SOVIET SOLDIERS MUTINY troops at Opotshka, near the Lettish frontier, have" mutinied and killed several commissaries, says a dispatch to the- Exchange Tekgraph company from Copenhagen, quoting advices from Riga. The uprising is said to j have been quelled by force, but sim-! ilar disturbances are declared to! have been reported from other dis- tricts. They are said to have been due to the fact that the solders are hungry and ill-clad. Enforced requisitions upon villages in that district, it is asserted, have caused rioting among civilians. CRITICISM OF CHURCHILL LONDON, Jan. (Can. Associat- ed Press) The Telegraph's Sydney, Australia, correspondent sends his paper a criticism published in the Sydney Daily Telegraph regarding which has created some interest here, Churchill's ap- LONDON, Jan. 25.-Soviet Russian to the colonial offlco. The SETTLE NEAR EAST QUESTION PARIS, Jan. supreme council of tho allies yesterday decid- ed to call a conference of allied representatives with representatives of Greece and Turkey in London at an early date to settle the Near East question. Sydney paper remarks that tact is certainly not Mr. Churchill's strong point, and a colonial minister-without tact is dangerous. The Australian policy which is taking shape now, the Sydney paper adds, "does not need light nor leading, or any kind gf in- believes he knows what is good for us better than we know ourselves." GIRLS' HOME BURNED PRINCE RUPERT, Jan. Crosby girls' at Port Simpson was burned to ths ground lodfiy. The forty pupils and tcaciiinK staff es- caped without injury. The loss is PROSPECTOR IS FOUND DEAD PRINCE RUPERT, Jan. Ross, prospector, of St. Catharines, Ont., was found dead aboard his launch today. OTTAWA, Jan. Press) Reports reaching federal lealth department Indicate that there is no general smallpox outbreak in Canadian cities. In some centers, sach-as Ottawa, there are a number of cases. A report was received a few days ago of a bad outbreak In a country district in Quebec which caus- ed the Quebec authorities to send a supply of vaccine to that Vicinity. Vaccination is being enforced and the outbreak is expected to decline.' Speaking ot the Ottawa Col. D. A. Clarke, assistant deputy minister of health, expressed .the opinion that vaccination was the only means of combatting it. "Other cities which had a general vaccination have no outbreak this Dr. Clark declar- ed, "and the progress of the disease here probably the supply of unvacc.ina.ted parsons gives out." U. S. RANKS AWAY DOWN IN EDUCATIONAL LEVEL WASHINGTON, Unit- ed States was declared to rank ninth among the nations of tue world in the general education level of its people, in a report to the house committee on education, made public today, recom- mending passage of the Smlth-Towner bill to establish a federal 'department of education with federal aid in in- creasing educational facilities. The United States is trailing behind "most of the civilized the report said, from the standpoint at its edu- lational advantages. LARKIN BROTESTS OTTAWA, Jan. Press.) J. Larkin, national publicity agent of the Self-Determination League of Treland today aent a message of pro- ,eat to Cir Hamar Greenwood, regard- ng the reported arrest of Rev. .7.' A. rwin, a Presbyterian ralnltter at Belfast yesterday! RURAL TEACHERS BETTER PAID riKGINA, Sask., Jan. In the rural school of Saskatchewan are hotter paid now than ever before, according to the latest official figures. During few rural schools paid us high as while last year 100 out of 52G paid this salary or even high- er, and in the inajority of cases a free furnished cottage with free fuel was provided. CAT TWELVE DAYS WITHOUT ANY FOOD OR DRINK iluce all his nino iivcis apparently intact, Toby, u large. Maltese cat, purred contentment on its arrival here after a mile journey In a wardrobe trunk without food or very little air. It is believ- ed the cat, hid In ita owners' trunk which was sent to Argelen by mistake. It reached Washington aftur Iwclve-day trip. MACDONALD'S Brier Plug sMOKiMr, mRArroW niiimiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiii SMOKING TOBACCO After years ol Still Canada's preference.