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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta ,GE'I PAGE FOOT- JTHE .TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, TEbc letbbcibcje Devalfc alberta DAILY AND and Pubiltherj THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD PRINT- ING CQMPANY, LIMITED 123 .Street South, W. A. Buchanan President and ManaEiue Director T.inance -.Business Minis" TELEPHONES BuslntM Office Editorial Office ele-an properly directed, is an- other. But ot tte sport situation, more later. Just now it.Is the duty ot the- citizens ot to' set the library Mea airi carry it :c conclusion without Interminable delays. Wfmbtr Auiit Bureau o( Circulations. Subscription Rates: Callv, delivered per-week.......15 Daily, de'.ivered, per year.......J7.oO Dally, by mail, per year ......foCO Weekly; by mail, per year..........Sl-50 wessir, by wall per year to.U.S..52.00 CHlTICSpFOUR BANKING SYSTEM s Canada's banking system has -its weaknesses, imt it 1? oot as bad as Us critics would cake cut It's chief cri- tics are those whom it fails to accom- modate, whan accommodation Is con- sidered necessary. The bant to some- times wrong and eo Is the It is often good for e man not- to get too nmch credit, though be doesn't realise it at the or probably not at all. The bank 'asmager. who is in- l teresred in his customer's -welfare, is his customer's most hrisifiU trie-nd; He losas and helps him wbjn he thinks it besi to (to so. and fed refuses aid (or tha same reason. Tfee'trouble nli Dates o! expiry ot subscxipUons ap- daily on address label Accept- ance of papers alter eviration data is our authority to continue the sub- scription. NO ELECTION AND! WAR T.MES ELECTION ACT '.The War Times Flection Act goes out of operation with, the end the It does not eten need to be re- pealed. Hon. Arthur who drafted the act, is authority for that statement -lie was interviewed on the'subject at Winnipeg by rcpresen- tatiTes ol the Tradea Labor Coan- cll. he explained thai the War Times Election Act goes out ol force !m mediately on the act of demobiliza- tion, he was asked ii there would be anr election before demobilization took place. "There -will be ,no elec- tion, in -the Dormnion until after de- Mr, Meighen declared emphatically. 'II the people ot Lelhhridge show any enthusiasm for-the bridge will have a library established vilhln two That was the result ot a sudden decision ot Mayor Hardte on Monday afternoon alter a telephone conver- sation with Presided W. J. the V.-XI. C. A. In which the mayor obtained a tentative promise Iro'm Mr, Xalson that atemporary library could secure accommodation in the vacant room to the lett ot thj-entrancs in the Y. 51. C. A. rotunda... Alberta Wool Growers Sent Out Nearly Million, Three- Quarter Pounds V: Moittowrs-of the Southern Alberta Wool Growers' Association-In 1918 shipped to-the Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers. Lid., Toronto, s. total ot rounds of wool, wMle pri- vate' shipments "luajs by members amounted to at least another 1M.OOO bringing the total almost to the million aid three-quarters, mark. figures, were obtained this morning from, T. MacLeod, secre- tary ot the, associatioa Details as to average prices and tolal returns are not yet available. E SUSY MAN The plan is as follows: .._. The V. M. C. A. will ajree to Iho figures have'bee? mailed branches rufi not type of mac. Tbis fa rnbre trften the j library. 'by this use ot the ici the rolurida for a case la the strictly rural centres, where young, morn or less inexperi- enced with little authority, are sent. Ills powers to loan are limited and he has to consult head office, and a tanner, in some cases, can't afford to ittiit to close A deal for live stock cr land, or re secondary. As" asshe votes soVid- ly -for-men -who represeaU his He will not need to go scouring for V candidate. Exist- political parties will put candidates in the field j Canada had a local bank- to his "policy. ing system as" the Alberta Liberal con-. Tebtion "andjlie TJi F. A." suggest AVe aTe.had.priTate banks and they bare On the .other hand wisely direct- ed branch bank .ought to 'be of just aa The trouble _is that one .branch, has a manager, acquaint" ed witn -the cominnnity and glad to "aror5dng farmer, -while at another branch .there U a.oianager, io f armer'a ot the Branch 'bant Is tfee .frequent shittifg around a! managers. A fails to 'peTmanenpy -In a com inanlly aid Ills, -interest I'D com munlty is not as Teal the I directors shareholders L To- i have r'onto. Mr. ilaclexjd them -complied before the-end of the week in order that the delegates from tho u> the Canadian operative anniiaV meeting in Toronto next-week may Have Item for refer-' Good Average Altogether the members of the as- sociation averaged about 60 cents a pound for their 131S wool clip, mak- ing the total return's well over the, mill ion-dollar'mark, the highest figure yet reached in tlio history of the asso- ciation. Various reports hare published in eastern papers to the effect that] Albepta supplied 47 per cent, ol ,the total wool-handled by the Canadian Cooperative.- As a matter of fact, ac- cording to Secretary .MacLeod, books. U is propo pons bearing the name and .address ot the citizen together with tho num- ber of shouldTbe mail- ed to the city clerk.; The mayor then believes that the Rotary Club as a aody interested in community welfare would be" pleased to set ajart a day ia which to make a collection of ail the books promised. In the mean- time the shelves would be provided at the library room in and the, books could be'taken there, and with Ihe help of the llbTsrim.-Eorledj-.niim- bered and catalogued, EO that witbk two weeks the library.-would-be a go- ing concern.- ,Perhaps the.contriving; factor to decision, on the part'of the.cityVchleJ magistrate "was a' sirggesllpii contained' -In thfe- last "ertram'ol the Carnegie stat- ed that a for Lelhbfidgs while walling for.lhs" erec- tion pf" a .permanent-, library jwilding to, establish a lib- rary which would be; tha nucleus of VJermanelltUbrary .when established t Another mayor'was thSV a jib'raryiiKOuld.-be.'a vjGlVE THE GENERAL A HOUSING WELCOME has receptions to y backward In g soV ers, principally because of the trpu- >-ble it has, been to learn the their arrival. v But the opportunity, wfll be offered -week on the.return ot Brig.-Gfin, Stewart, C.M.G., -for .bridge bold a reception which will be iv of Lethbridge's rr> for a soldier who has won" fame iiot only fov Wmself but also for Leth. same time thVre- should be made a recognition pf our "appreciation, for the splendid fighting qualities ol all the men who gone from Lelhbridge, many-of are now returning. Let. LeUibridge in the-op- portunity pres'ented In the return of our. cFwn X had disastrous careers in most cases. Tirpughput the older provinces there are hundreds of people, who have" LIBRARY'- j The-Herald would direct'your lentipn to'a news article, appearing In the columns ot "toiJay's relative (o a plan for a liending 11- in the V 'I The scherhe bas now sx> far advano od that that required I? the sup port 'at- the people of to make ,U a It of succfsj, yi Inatances _4n Rnallcr! ipuriw in Canada, lj.wjuld be ferjr-nlCe to have'a Carnegie library 4r of .library a witbcmt delay, hot 4> this ,JmpoaBibler.tbe .leTOporor? >lan now pSt' i'oiTftird-should receive crery ttlni, EhouM be abso- futijy at the start.-' Jft IJbriry can idceeftdf Trilhout a perma- 'the very start. We f tfchemc was prp- 'a fcir years ftgo a lend.- Ifbrary -was bnllt up, iut no, lib- rarian, appointed. was a tike. What6Tor I; done, there should be a librarian on duty" liuifng the jeen scorched by private banks. Sav- ngs of a life-time .deposited Iii these >anks often were gambled on the stock. market, and the bank tad the deposits -faded away. The suggested. local bank not capital but It must also have deposits. SncbXa -bunk might very well ie popular with the bofro-r er, but the depositor might, not be 03 easily tpnnd. It would depend a great deal on the character of Ihe directorate and tho officials and supervision Toaintalned by the. gov- ernment. 'Canada's banking system is not pop- ularized bunks. It rauch. like cou- centfatlng" wealti and banking: cently there have .been three -merg- sra the o! the Bank of Nora Scotia, and the Bank of Ot- more explanation than has'ieeii Offered. Tfie Bank of Ot- tawa has existed for. years'.. and its annual reports; indicated that It wis flourishing.' -A lessening of She num- ber .of benhs does not appeal to the general public. It has the appear- aace centralization ot the f iDancUl resources' of- Ihe country and the placing of the money power !n the hands of a few, Ib jnany minds ftf'e-alraady powerful.' say women woul( ratijer'stay'.ln )ah 'than, hive to qul talking.- -There may be certain males who anliesitattngly ajree with Jarll sentences on-that accoant I ___-i Nourte, of tha Bank' o Corame'rce, Calgary, Leth u. "ilg is Calgary's mid winter 'golf champion. lie was alh letlcally hrilllant in the Yuktm'ln th day ten o'clock. In hij belief thai the 'Establishment of even a temporary library would Wa roornl force In tlie him. _We ?Eiyo with There lot of things -ieMs 03 moral forces in tho coiniriun- kf, A them. old his nce there I helpful In Calgary's cold clime. 'Mayor of Hatt dl some plowing In his garden on Frlda other cijlzens played base 'bail. Of course With "all hell for baaemenl1' and u sunny sky above Medicine Hat haf winte In case, thai city feel Itself to be 'exceptionally warml treated these we might mentlo the Is just aa mild here, an Ibroujli Southern AlbcrU. Milk now coets ITc a quart In Wind- sor, Ont. leoictne Mai will have agricul- tural fair this year, Crantrook, hss Q created a K.C. kitchener will the iwop its department; Geo! Crowe, a Cranbrook has woa Uie Etdou Westaian has been appointed Deputy at Toronto. Oweq Sound propowR toVrect a me- morial hall for soldiers. j. R, Hunter has been re-elected pro- 'sldent of Board oi Trmde. Alex R. 15 librarian of public Iftrary 1s dead; A -7 A recount been ordered ot the Woddsfock mayonlty electron'ballots. The Xniheral.Ehoe Co. has purchas- ed a warehouse in Kexlna kt a cost of It Is reported the Bank of Nova Scotia wfH head office la Toronto. "1. s laying' on In etwy Held U tills' hours vltb vieuurt, and what Vould-olhervtM bJaV liljul Atoget, and Capt Cole, succuc'd ert In flying across tho Mediterranean today from Marseilles to -Algiers. The trip was made-In a Sfli) power airplane anJ took (Ivo WI.NNIPBQ, .Tan. delegation of five members of the returned, told assoelatiori'wajled on Chief Mac Phersnn at the-central police station this afternoon, offering of thoir organization to ill e force In an effort to restore for th protection of properly. It Is under stood that t'ne chief of police will.ava himself of the offer and thai Ihe jorce which has been consldsrablyfdeplete during the cast few months owing I clvle-rotrcfichment will he augments from this source to a fonalderablo ox lent without 'forIher delay. Tmmediato appropriation'pf to clalmi-of pdrsonsMir Jersey for loesjis p( prifat.e r-fop. arlslng'from at tho t A. Gjllesplo plant tasl.OctODer, ajkccl of congress .war ment's, special hoard thcje damage clalmt, 'the of be all 'public ojkprl- vite; thefe fs to te attmi't to shut things "down bis manlbipaVlll'es" of Uie 'inflile demic, 1 British' Colam- second !nii epi j (elt. William, a French Canadian, Sot seriouslr, by' jL.'k'nife In of an y I- 'J Damage -estimated at was caused In the offlcM of the ,Yorlt' Lite Insurance com'pany 'at on tjie seventh 'floor, of'tht'Lliidtay Building. A match dropped In t-wiute biskel Is said to tha nrc. Water is responiible" tor. ttoit'of th'e damage, i'. The hady Din. of Hon. Mr. of Saakatclieivan, who disappeared torae'ireeki ago nt Griffin Creek la the Peace Hlrtr dis trlct, was found "In inear cWrwater hills. .It inpiKiiMd .tlMi he died of exhaiitOon as io ol violence were fonrifl1 Rev. J: P.- VVestiiiiaii, f MM 'secretary ot Sunday schoota for AHMrta and 'oluuftii. bu been appoioled to a similar jlotllton tar province of Saskatcbema, (ecordlsc Io irordf which tin reached the cHy Mr West man Dojle as secretary wAooh Mr Doyle goto 'foroMo' as secretary of ymat work Her W'B pi Canary Caiw Mr WMtoitVs place In Aloerta. The Community Burden Wkal arc you andl doing to lighten our comrnunity's burden1 Are piling "oh the back of our coirvmunity indifference and-neglect5 Are we r- ing'Uck our patronage? If so, we are addins; twrden. We are nwkfng jt Bui if W are generously giving our community our loyal support, then we are doing making the burden'light. We can so dirett our [noughts, words and actions as tp lightsn that load'Don't break the of your ownsconiniunity, Dto wrial you can to ;