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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL TUB LOCAL IflWI WREBB YOU BZFICT IT THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD HUtAUJV PICK OF un LOCAL raws SATUUDAY, JANUARY 1921 LETHWUUOK. ALHEHJA. PAGE. SEVEN Most Patronized and Poorest Equipped; Lethbridge Has Host of Book Readers Fiction Mitfht Be Expected, to Most of the Man Out the Most Popular Winning War Still in Has Lethbridse, like nil other cities, has Capa Cod village life, always has literary tastes that are intensely in- a steady number of patrons. terostit'S to study, reflecting as th'oy Thou there sro the writers of the do the standard of culture prevailing realistic anil introspective school such in thn community. as Arnold Bennett. H. G. Walls. May With the view of discovering, just Sinclair, and May Maughan. There is m-hut Lethbridge roads, to Hud out the always a steady call for these, works, kind of'mailing that pleases the liter-. although they arc not classed among ary appetite of the people, a Hera'd the so-called popular novel. Thomas representative called at the public lib- j Hardy will always be rearl by tho tow rary in the Y. 51. C. A. building; the I who like really good writinc. But other day for a btory. Tho results -were most gratifying. The newspaperman was met very char- mingly and courteously by the librar- ian, Mtes Hazel Bletcher, who. by the n way, is highly efficient in library having pursued special study in sever- al of the'large libraries in the cast. Lethbridge is fortunate in having Miss people do not like to read the tragic. Joseph Conrad has his court of de- votees and ho has not disappointed them, said Miss Bletphor, in his new "The for it is one Good Week in Labor Circles in 67 Jobless Registered Sixty men and seven women aro registered at tho Lethbrldgo branch of the provincial labor bureau as un- employed today. From .January 3 fifty-seven men have been given em- ployment as well as ten women. In the casual class twenty men got jobs and twenty-four women. During the pnst week nine men were given work out of twenty-four who ap- plied. Three women were placed out of five who applied. Four farm lab- orers applied and three were placed; one' clerk applied with success; six- FEW CONTAGIOUS DISEASES IN CITY At thd present time there are four scarlet fever in the city, two of which aro on their final stages. There are three cases of According to tbu new regula- tions chickenpox now comet! under modified quarantine. Former Lethbridge Pedagogue Becomes Supervisor of Consolidated Schools teen laborers applied and two were placed; one printer applied and got Canada is yearly taking a firmer _ ___ __ ___o___ place in the realm of literature. BletcheMn charge of the locaf.nsti- i Among the new hooks 'by American j tution. She la u young tody uf keen I and English authors are several Can- employment; two housekeepers ap- plied and three were one be- ing on the books from the previous week. Joseph Morgan, formerly of Schools iu the and now a resident of Edmonton, is to be the Supervisor of Consoli- dated Schools. Mr. Morgan went to of Edmonton two years ago to become The Carnegie Library "All this talk of a fine Carnegie library in our city thrills Miss Bletcher remarked enthusiastically. "When we get housed in such a build- ing -wo can do something real find per- manent towards building up a library In keeping with tlie importance of a City the size of Lethbridge. It all Bounds really wonderful, to me." While the public, library is not nor the accommodation adequate, it is i In much public favor, judging from j the patronage it receives. Old and j young, both sexes, from every part of the city's life, patronize the library, j The circulation of hooks is surprising-.! ly large which shows that Lethbridge i is a city of readers. The reading in which Is found the newspapers, and monthly and weekly periodicals, ia also a strong attraction. In this de- partment the leading magazines of Canada, the United States and Great Britain are on file. The presence of the well-known, authorltive London periodicals is a feature that is highly Appreciated. People Like Fiction Lethbridge folks are not unlike oth-! folk in their choice of reading. Fic- tion forma toe bulk of the books on the shelves of the Hbrary and it is, therefore, not surprising that flctiou readers predominate. Behind this de- mand for fiction is the recreational motive. .People want to be amused, to be entertained. It is human nature. Books, therefore, of a lighter vein are. much called for. And the authors. Who are the wit-1 ards of the pen who weave the tales that thrill Miss Lethbridge aa she Director of Education amongst new Canadians. In this work he has b'eeu a conspicuous success and transfers to the work of consolidation only be- cause the latter represents aii earlier interest and one which he hr.rl a splendid opportunity for working1 oat in the Lethbridge district. As a matter of fact, when Mr. Morgan sayo up his work here he had all the consolidated schools of the i Pi-iv" hp ntte-mits appllett and-one was placed; sixty-five province in his inspectorate. His in- ist in lillinrers applied, twenty-six were I timate knowledge of the problem, i'fmr wnv the Amer- placed; thirteen hushmen applied and well-known convictions as to the, ad During the month nine farm hands novels, "A Blower of PIieiJ ?nd three were Pjacecl; one cook lean to tho Englishman and the Ens- tosNew York to win fame among the white lights and colorful life of the 'great liteniry mecca and did It in un- questioned style, has a new book; "The Prairie that is being widely read. It tells of the life of a brave little wife of a prairie farmer to the Stringer, a young got'work: one printer applied and was vantages of such schools, facility in 10 American Arthur placed; two miners applied and were getting tho confidence of school Canadian 'who wentJPlaced; one trap boy applied and was boards and successful experience In placed; four jail guards Applied and miles and miles from nowhere and of plied and two were placed; seven the stirring "incidents connected with house-keepers applied and five were pioneering these vast plains. It is real .placed; three housemaids applied and organizing consolidated schools, make got work. Ninety-four cancellations him- an ideal man to head up the were made, I work of this department. Mr. Morgan In the women's section for the same will continue with headquarters in period one clerk applied and one wsis Edmonton though his new work will placed; .three stenographers applied make .him a frequent visitor to the and one was placed; three cooks ap- south country. curls up on the Morris chair before and the delightful "Swisa a cheery grate fire these crisp, Jan- uary nigbtsT Among the there Ja no doubt of the supremacy of Mary good. Then there are other Canadian! of some merit whose books are be- ing read, such aa Robert Watson, Anison North and Robert Stead. Department The children's department at the public library i Miss Bletcher states, is really the best patronized and most poorly equipped..That the kiddies of Lethbridge Jire lovers of books is at- tested by the worn covers of .the pop- ular juvenile books. There have been a number of fairy tales added recent- ly among them being, Phys, Fairy Gold, The Green Fairy Book, Grimm's Fairy Tales and some others. Then what child has not read and inward- ly'digested Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn and Penrod? AU of thece wholesome books show afgns of constant use. The small children never let a Thornton Burgess story stay on the shelves louff. Then Henty ia still delighting the boys, also Ballantyne, and course, that old favorite, "Westward by Kingaley, Jules Verne's interesting Family "Robinson and other bo In the non-fiction department' new books are being added regularly. A set of "The Makers of Canada" and Park- man's works, both -authorities on Can- ,n history, are no won the shelves, j There.are other historical works oL1 "Now It.Can Be Told" aud this book, says tho librarian, is in demand. Books jof Travel Lethbridge has a liking for descrip- tion and travel and those who love this class of reading will bo' happy to learu of two now works, Franck's "Roaming in the West record- j ing an eight-months' tour through tho Roberts Rtntihart, E, Phillip Oppcn hdlm and Ethel M. Dell, AU of these writers have published new books re- cently. Oppenheim's Great Imperson- fhei ation" one of the best stories ho has written. The western story, the arQ stn, bejng read b t tQ a diminish. story of adventure, of red-moodcd men jng extent. The complete history of and women, and the mystery story _ the given by tho Times can are all in popular demand. Undimin- phflllp has written, ished in public fancy are tlie stories of Oliver Curwood, whose pictures of northern Canadian life are unsurpass- ed, B. M. Bower, Ridgewcll Cullum, George Gibbs, Jack London. Rider Haggard, Talbot Mundy, Conan Doyle, J. 3. Fletcher and a host ot other good Writers of this class ot fiction. Zane Grisy Popular ,U6 .m There Is no modern writer of fiction Indies filled .with vivid character perhaps that has sprung into fame sketches of bizarre personalities and Tmons amazingly than Zane Grey, J places in that out-of-the-way country whose western stories have enjoyed of innumerable delights, and Kip- ,an enormous aale. His latest book, j ling's Letters of Travel 1892-1913.. "The Man the indicates that he has lost none of his descrip-' tive power or character analysis In bis sudden whirl of good fortune. Fame has not dimmed his pen. Stew-) art Edward White also has a new i tyaok on tho shelves of the Lethbridgo library. "The Rose .Dawn" is by no j .means inferior to White's previous brilliant efforts. It is very popular. In another class nrof tho books of the Bensons, Booth Tarkington, great as a painter of 'teen boy life, and William J. Locke. Joseph Lincoln with 2ils quaint philosophy and humor, por- traying with wonderful faithfulness one was placed, cancelled. Eight names were ickleton's is a fascinating ik of discovery and exploration, and interesting biography of Wilfred Grenfell, the famous Labrador doctor and missionary. Clemenceau, the of France, Is.the subject of an intim- ate biography by Hyndman. A new book that should be of real practical value is Ryke's Automobile Guide. "What about books on Spiritualism and the spiritual and psychic phenom- ena? Do Lethbridge people dalihle in that kind oi! the reporter ashed. "Indeed they do. There is quite a steady demand for this class oi: work. Pflople who delve in the cupernatural Reserve Price Not ts of Acres The- Felger farm, consisting of PRAIRIE PROVINCES' BOARDS OF TRADE TO HOLD MEETING CALGARY Fairfield, Strickland and Mur- ray Will Lecture on Tour Prominent Lethbridge ngriculturists will accompany the government weed train through Southern Alberta next Monday. AV. It. Fair field, James Mur- ray and K. H. Strickland, will be with the train, giving farmers the benefit of their learning ou agricultural ques- tions. Strickland will devote his time to the hopper question, while Mr. Mur- ray and Mr. FaiiTield will, it is ex- pected, deal with other problems. Mr. Murray, through his connection with the Noble Foundations, will bo able to give much information on dry farm- ing subjects, .while Mr, Fairfield, as superintendent at the Dominion Kx- porimentnl Farm, will be ftble to talk on irrigation as well dry farming. Other speakers 'scheduled to accom- pany the train are II. A. Craig, dep- uty minister of agriculture, Dean and Prof. C. II. Cutler, of the University of Alberta, J. D. Smith, of the government service in Edmonton and Hugh Mclntosh, of Macleoil. Yorath Goes To Edmonton SASKATOON, Jan. J. Yorath, city commissioner, said today he would tender his reslg-V nation to the city council Mon- day and would accept the offer by Edmonton to become city commissioner of utilities and pub- lic works and joint commissioner of finance. It is rumored that Saskatoon is already casting about for a successor to Commissioner Yor- ath, and that Mayor Hardie may have a chance to consider the job which pays a year. grievous bodily harm to his wife, was adjourned until Feb. 4th. The de- fendant was released on bail two securities of JoOO each. will be pleased to learn that two new acres, lying and a half miles hooks have been recently addod, 'Sir south of Lethbridge, was put up for Oliver Lodge's famous and auction Saturday morning in the court) one by Hudson entitled 'The Law of house in Lethbridge. No bids, above tho reserve price, were received and the'farm was declared not sold. The'farm is heavily mortgaged. The Herald understands, the mortgages running close to the reserve price. Psychic was the reply. Other New Volumes For tha more serious-minded reader the library has on hand a number of new volumes that have decidedly en- riched it. They are: "History farm has the reputation nf liav- ot European Engel's "Com- the collection of buildings munist Manifesto, Karl Marx's "Cap- Southern Alberta, Morgan's "The Ancient Frauk Waddington was Auctioneer. Herbert Spencer's "First an ,dthree new books on astronomy, Newcombes "The Serviss' A FIVE DOLL.AR BA'NTAM At the city police court on Satur- "Pleasure of the Telescope" and "As- day, S. Payne was flned with costs, tronomy With an Opera Glass." j for the theft ot' a bantam chicken Miss Biotchor reminded the .writer a neighbor. In the same court that the library recently issued'a new the charge against John Paulenko, of bulletin- of booki a copy which may be had at the office for ten cents, Altogether the little excursion into the realm of books at the Leth bridge public library was a profitable and pleasant hour. The library is only young, but it is indeed a child of prom- ise. Staffordville, n Grown-ups a pint a day a quart. Try the milk cure. It beats the Patent Medi- cine all hollow. Phone 1576. LIMITED GRANT HALL MAY COME TO LETHBRIDGE O. EOX 940 PHONE 1519 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. C-'< Acmla Building 112 Third BREAD LIKE MOTHER'S Who IB there that doesn't lllta a good pieco ol Bread, if it la made with the right flavor ;ind in a sanitary QUAKER BRKAD ia. and it's to your liljinK. -It has met with favoi" and will you juRt as it haa plcasrnl others, it's aa good as it looks. Gi'more Ltd. Bakert of Bread. PHONE J7fc (li-ant Hall, first dent of the C. P. R.. is about to niako a tour of tho lines of Ihat comiuny, ami it is quite iikely he .will he iu Loth- bridge. So-far as iotal officials know hij '.vill leave Winnipeg for Saskatoon, and will he in Kdmonton OH February 3. From there itinerary is not known in I.ethforidge. G.W.V.A. DANCE IT MONDAY, JANUARY 31ST Dancing from 9 tilf 2. Best in the city. Excellent music by the BLUE BIRD ORCHESTRA. Refreshments Invitations can be secured from the or Secre- tary Turcottc. A meeting preliminary to the one in Vancouver on February IS has been called In Calgary Cor representatives of prairie provinces' boards of trade. The Calgary meeting has bceu. called for February 16. The purpose of the Vancouver mooting la to discuss freight rates questions ami it, IK only for siouul purposes. Notice of the Cal- gary meeting was received at the board of tnido oJllco hero Saturddy uiorumg. CITY PLANS DAM AT WATERWORKS INTAKE Burfielfl. district engineer of the department ai the interior, irri- gation branch, was in tho city on Friday to pass'on the plan of 'the city for building a dam (it the intake lo ensure the constant supply of a good flow of water and to coun- teract th'i vagarios of the river, in giving out unexpectedly in the quan- tity of water needed for the city. LN. TRUSTEES ARE WAGE CUT ACCEPTED ORANGE, J.. Jan. per cent. diicrc.a.sfi in wages was accepted today by umou hat finishers of this Outlook That One of v Avenue of Finances Will Produce Results No word has received, at Lcthbriclge Northern Irrigation from the men who were here recent-. iy inTestisatlng the district, said Chairman Crofts this morning. Mr. Croft? not feel at all gloomy over the proap. ct.s of the district aud.ns ti matter of fact morning1 he was feeling vary cheorful about them. Now thut the district has two or three propositions in'the making, the t members of the board of trustees ara In good spirits. The possibility of j the provincial legislature taking active steps to help irrigation anil the possi- bilities of recoiviig offers through the reports of the men here recently piaca confidence in the tnistees that the trict will soon be witnessing steam shovels digging the main ditches. district. men will return tg i work immediately. SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS Chase Sanbom's Tea, Reg. 90c, on sale ___ size. per dozen............ 2 tins for Fancy Mixed per Ib............... Carr's Old Country Assorted. per Ib................ Evaporated Loganberries. per Ib................ Baby's Own 2 Cooking 5-lb. tins Purity Oats- cubo 65c .30c ...45c .50c ...45c 65c 7... 75c 60c 32c Quick Pudding1, .Tapioca 2 pkgs............... Scotch 2 tins Ontario hand-picked Tomatoes Golden West Ammonia Powder, '2 pkgs...... Royal Crown Cleanser. 3 for size. per doieu ......-.___ Florida Graps- 1 fruit........IOC Kerr's Purs Alfalfa 60caml 90c and 35c .35c 20c 17c 25c 45c GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS. PHONES 1453 AND 1365. Son. 6 13 20 7 14 21 1 8 1.5 9 16 i 10 17 4 11 18 5 12 19 26 Make the We'll Deliver the re n a Hurry! You want that partioulnr job out "right want it nicely printed and you it quick. If you would bo thoroughly satisfied, take it to a printing that lias a reputation Cor promptness and good work. ffiWfc believe thnt anytlrtng worth doing ut nil Is doing well. Mnro than hnlicvsj in dolnjj work promptly and. a "little fteUor .than so cms nofucsary." THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD T. ROHINS, SUPT. JO1I I'UIMTIjW DKl'T. Stomach Health SATURDAY HEALTH TALK NO. (BY HYRUM SMITH, D.C-) It is a generally recap. nized fact that it takes nerv- ous energy to digest food. The stomach supply ot norrous energy, whan spinal nerves to the stomach avo pinched at the outlet between joints of the spine at what ia known .13 "stomach runs down below normal. The stomach weakness may he severe or merely suth as to require care in choice of foods. It all depends upon the degree of pressure upon the stomach place nerve. This pressure is removed by chiropractic adjustments. Well After Six Years Without Solid Food "At different times my case v.-ws diagnosed as ulcer of the stomach, uf the stomach, and tuberculosis of the stomach. hmrame so emaciated I eon hi hardly walk alone. In six years not a mouthful of solid food, went down my throat. The cLI- i-oprai'inr mado no promises, but I am Xo one kjtows what it means to ftiijoy food, unless hove Iwen starved for liko myself." Mrs. A. Chiropractic iiesHiirc-li Ilnreau, Statement 1231. NO CHARGE Consultation is without charge or ohllgeition. HYRUM JUNE B, SMITH SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 205 Sherlock Block Phones 1677 and 1441. CHIROPRACTIC CORRECTS DISEASES FOLLOWING LOWER PINCHED iiERVES, IMPOSSIBLE TO FURNISH PROPER IMPULSES (LIFE AND HEALTH) TO THEIR ORGANS AND TISSUES HEALTH ;