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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta I PAGE FOUKTfKN HfF I.ETHBRIDGE DAlT HERALD JANUARY 29. tWI PETER TRIES TO WAKEN THE CHUCKS THOFINTON W. BURCESS of it is clear. Often Is the cause ot foolish fear. Rabbit. PMar is njhi Mar: people IVifhteMo' by hirmleas things they do linn fcy real dangers rJwv do. undetitand. It always has town ud probably always will be; w. Yoo IM, it yen know ill about a. thine your Imagination etnnot make .ut it anything than it really is. But if you do not understand a thing yoar imagination can make a terrible thins of it mid frighten you half to death. And somehow imagination deir- loves to do this vory thing. Once beforo Peter Rabbit had rall- ied Johnny Chuck In winter nnd had been unable to tell whether Johnny iras really asleep or was dea'd. The feeling that Johnny mtfibt be dead lad frightened Peter so that he had scampered out of. Johnny's house In a and he had never told anybody it In the spring Johnny Chuck had reappeared and Peter bad for- jctten all about It. Now Peter remembered it as he Mt down there in Johnny Chuck's house, Johnny still anil cold in one iedroom and Polly Chuck so still and cold In another bedroom, and. bad ranch Mine feeling that had that tint time. "Of eonrse, they are not dead; they jare simply said Fcter bravely to hlmwlf. hat all the time he conldn.t le jut eomldn't feel sure. "I tried to Taken Johnny that other time, but probably I didn't try hart enough. If they really are asleep, of course, they can be wakened, 111 try. Just to make snre. Of course, they ttmst te Mtoep. Nothing could hare happened en them here." Pint Peter thumped with his hind feet In hall Just oatside the door of Joknay Chick's bedroom. Ht thumped only. Peter can thump. Then be llitmed. Johnny Chuck hadn't jnorel. Peter trlod it The re- jolt -wai jut u before. Peter eonldnt haw ujhcdy wnM poutbly through Hch a TSea Peter poked his head In John- ny Chnck'i bedroom and called. John- ny didn't He didn't more. Peter poked him roughly. There was no more of life tain before. Then Peter actually bit Johnny Chack and Instantly jumped out into the ready to run If be. But ma no need. Johnny Chuck didn't stir. Peter couldn't be- lieve it. He jut couldn't. That bile bad been a hard one. Anyway, it had bun hard snongh tu hurt. Peter wan nn of that. But there lay Johnny Chock rollod up tightly In ball (tin and cold. must be dead." muttered Peter mournfully. H> malt be dead.. No could Tight on after nuch a bit. u that sir, It couldat be done. Johnny mttat be dead. Something hare happened to him down here. I wonder If Polly Chuck Is dead too. ni if I can nmken her." So Peter did the same thing! .to Polly Chuck that he had done to Johnny Chuck and Polly Chuck re- mained still and roil It mutt be that too, was dead. Peter began to be frightened. Really there was nothing to be afraid of. Bveo if they were dead there wag nothing to fear. But wzs frightened just the same. Something might kill him down there just as it had them. At least Peter thought that. He turned Gossip From the "Y" Then Peter poked his head hi Johney Chuck's bedroom and called. and hurried up the long hall to the doorway by which he bad entered. He was in a hurry to out o? that fear- some- place. And all the time it wasn't a fear- pome place at all. Nothing had happen- ed to Jobnny and Polly Chuck. They were not dead. Thay were asleep, truly asleep. But it was the strangest ot all sleeps, a sleep from which only warmth could awaken them until U should be time for them to wakea. It is called hibernation. (Copyright 19J21 by T. W. The next Fops' Out and in Again." There was a good gathering out to hear. Ao Kev. W. J. llufgith of Banff, last Sunday at tho .Men's nutting, aiul u good crowd oipectnd tula wot'k to haar Mr. Martin. Thero will bo thu usur.l Stranger's Fellowship TIM right .utter the moating. More r.iembors are "anted for tho Chinese Biblo tloss. Secretary Manbcy or -Mr. Martia. The clasa meets every uvening iu Wesley church. Tho Older Hoys' Kiro-slde merlins luiH been this Sunday on account of its cunflk'tlng with the visit of ihe Tiixis Squares from the surroundjng district. Another returned veteran has availed himself of thp offer made by tho Military Department of the Na- tional Council Y.M.C.A. in connection with nuaiida! help to ail those wish- ins: to take out correspondence cours- es v.'ith the United Y.M.C.A. ;iud is taking a course in bookkeeping. This is about tht> busiest season in the '.'gym" and all classes are increas- ing in numbers. The business men's class which moeis at p.m. Moo days, Fridays is, like tho seniors.. the largest in years. Three additional tiers ot lockers hare had to be put in tbo locker room to care for the new members. Oh! I those abdominal-exercises! Tho. basketball team is thirstirs for blood and meets Cardston here next Wednesday playing away the follow- ing Friday with Raymond the would- be cliainpioas. The boxing instructor, Mr. Kirny, requests tlmt any boxers with aspira- tions towards provincial champion- ship honors get in touch with him at "Y." These contests will be held about the third week in Febru- ary at Calgary. Coutesfcnts must hold amateur cards. Several wrestling enthusiasts are training hard in the mornings and would-be wrestlers should enquirs at the "Y" so as to get iuto the game as soon as possible. roady to In the meavttmft, old national vloiw thrlvu imd iittw apace." are springing up BIG DRUG SEIZURE VANCOUVER, Jan. rrted under the verandah of in unocoupied dwelling In Georgia street east, local police laat nljht discovered what they claim worth ef narcotic consisting of opium, morphine and cocaine. Two hundred and fifty-eight cane of Chinese liquor were alaa found en the premises. The police believe the house was used dtpet for smuggled shipments of made from here to points in the United States, and the supplying of lo- cal traffickers, People's Forum Rats a Menace to Mankind Balden, M.O.) WHAT ABOUT POLL TAXESf 214 20th Street N., City. Editor Herald: would beg of a little space in your paper'to ask Mayor Hardle what is being done In the matter ot collecting the poll tax. A certain firm in the city were compelled to collect it from their employees. (Some of them girls earning about per week.) Other firms have never been approached. It Is a well known fact that a good many men earning good wages have never been asked for rnent. I would like to ask Mayor Hardie for the figures: (1) For those .who should the tax. (8) For those who heve paid the tai. There has been a lot ot talk recently about the city being short of money. In the Sunday school basketball i I guess it always will be If it is too league Wesley walloped Knot on! much trouble to collect taxes except Thursday and will now havs to fight for the championship with the L.D.S. who have had it all thsir own way for two years. Now then Wesley hop to it! The Rev. A. H. Denoon was the speaker at the "Older Boys" Thurs- day noon luncheon and took as bis subject "Playing the Game." Neit week the meeting will be held en Wednesday evening Instead, when the from a few poorly paid girls. Thanking you for your space. I am, Sir, Sincerely F. C. COLLINS. MORE ON THE POLL TAX 1721 1st Ave. N., Lethbrldfe. Jan. 27, 1921. Editor, Lethbrldge Herald: things in store. Look out for Wed- nesday evening you fellows. Wednesday evenly saw nomina- tions airin for tha Community Coun- 1IMSIB W city clerk, city treasurer, three .rln A r commoner.. For Carl Sanquist, Elwood Church, D. ft. Bald- Bubonic plague, which la known to be carried by to human beings, has appeared In two places In this country and also in several South Am- erican seaports. This means a possi- bility of an outbreak of the dreadful plague in this country, where It usually very ran. The bacillus, which Is the original cause of the bubonic placee. a certain kind c-f flea which lives as a parasite upon rats. This flea, which comes from the Orient, usually the Egyptian flea, u this kind Is the most prone to infection. However, there is another carrinr which Is found In America and Europt, which lives upon squirrels as well its rats. Unfortunately, these small carriers of infection may be parasitic upon human as well as rats, and herein lies the danger of the existence of rats in the community, and above all nts wbicb have been brought in upon ships coming from Oriental countries. Bubonic plague has always been In- clined to appear along the trade routes and has plainly been carried from Asiatic seaports to European and Am- erican coast cities. In some cases it hes been conveyed far inland by the carrying of fleas in clothing brought j The conclave opens .it '6 p.m. sharp ladies will be nresont too. There this poll tax which Is will be a special program and to come into force very noon. In the first place, why it1 that be- cause a man doesn't happen to pay it within a certain time wmployer can give him the sack? If it had been cil which will govern the Tuxis_and Kovernmetu thing It might have Trail Rangers work for this distrlct.'been different, out as it stands, a maa There will be a mayor, deputy mayor, JfJ lose the high tan. or else he IB back in his work and lower and others are out of work, and can't get another job to doing next meal for not only himaelf but perhaps also for family. If hasn't luck to get one of odd jobs he is out of luck for the next meal and doesn't know what to do for his young family, you want hhn is disgrace, and if the .people who liave to with Ihla go-called Poll by Queen and D. R. Baldwin ot Conldale standing. City treasurer, Archie Mitchell of Coaldnle and Jamie De- noon are the only nominees, while i for commissioners there are three in th'e Held, R. Kerean, C. Prosser and A. Hamilton. h, are o o w Saturday night Is the nig nigh to Tal would reduce Qn ,ot t the Boys' Department when the eight in the dt then ,e mf ht take to Tuiis Squares which have recently the lots and Me ,hsm lnitead 0[ tbfl been organized in this district come j together for the conclave. I Squares will be here from Chin, Car- mangay and Coaldale and there will be keen competition, for the bis pen- nant now held 1 y the CoaWale boys. i 3 1 tinnunon chopped and PMI, nix and lift dzy Ingredients, flour, Cow- Cocoa, nda and Cream butter, add 'nally. Addip- nii thoroughly. Floor nlaiav and add at tlu Turn into the and iourtd pan. lake U in. Frost wttk fmtfaf. 0lB from the East in these ships, or else by the spread of the fleas through rat population which has come into contact with the deadly small visitors from the Orient. Eastern countries have liad plenty ot experience in dealing with the .problem, and their methods should be studied in any attempt to offset the plague in this country. It was found that the bred faster than they t could be killed, but that they could be exterminated through starvation and by destroying their nests. Another Important step toward as- suring safety from the menace would be to sterilize all goods carried {m in- coming ships which might be of nature adaptable to carrying these In- fected fleas from tho East. In New York City the Commissioner of Health is endeavoring to enforce the rat-proofing of buildings near the water-front, which would be a long: step forward in resisting tho rodents, it is not unlikely that other diseases besides bubonic plague are carried by them. and officers for the Community Coun- cil will be elected the same., evening. On Monday night at tlu Rotary luncheon the four boys who had the honor to represent Lothbridge at the Provincial C. S. S. T. Boys' Parlia- law doing nothing and needing the people to pay special tax for tha up- keep ot them. Yours truly, R. TAYLOR. THAT SINGLE TAX IN PLATFOftM Editor Herald: the Farm and Ranch Rs- view for January the frum that tlle writei. would lllw to use aa a telt for a 8ermonette. ment will each talk for a few min- utes on what was done there. On Tuesday evening at 7 pm. the "MMy 0, the plank iliey own u house or t crop. Kvery titKt dnd tlif fovernmmit ftjsit for tho irouoA lie wtwlhsr he uses It himself nr others use It, or wattlwr he holds It Idle. Ar.d Mingle Tax says that the government uliould colloct this rent by moane ot a direct tax on tho valuo OL' [he on iu Hotel keepers aro nil slnglo taxors in practice. They collect ns much rent from tho mail who holds a 'room u from KM who actutflr In and pcrapk'i tke room. Aw other paltry would mean financial ruin to them, and unwst. raent end a thousand other Him amonr the Kuwuls actually occupying who would he r.narlni the financial bunions, the non-pmyllc, room holders would be cttttOC out at paying. It Is iiltlabln that u edltar of paper llko Farm Ranch should display such "freakish. iietB." and such "appalling Iguor e.H Yours truly, W. D. 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