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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDLGE HERALD SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1920 letbbribge :1beratt> Siberia 3AILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETH8RIDGE HERALD VRINTINQ COMPANY LIMITED 326 6th Street South, Uthbridgo W. A. BUCHANAN President and Managing Director John Torra nee Business Manager Member Audit Bureau of CircutoUous. Subscription Daily, delivered, per week Dally, by mail, per year...... Dally, by mail, tor C months Daily, by iuail, 3 months___% Weekly, by mail, per year S-00 ,.4.25 .2.50 1.60 Weekly, by mail, per year to IT.S. 2.00 GETTING RID OF THE WEEDS The. weed menace is still In worse form th; ii is quili1 a question ill of its phases haw not m-ated ;v spirit'of cftMousneW'-iu thVlimuim'iiaJ of tlie (lav. Deeds which iii pre-war slays would have shocked Immunity, in the repctiliou iu tho guise ot war, became almost as everyday matters, and iu spite of itself tlie public mind became iu a sense hardened, iu that it had lost the shock to which it had prey.ions.ly beeu accustomed. If this is the case there is n need to work baek to the old frame of mind, when incidents siipe.ireti iis iheir proper eouiour, as distinguished from thai attitude of mind which may lie- described ai The danger of the present lime is that- we are gelting into a callous niood. Tliis is something whieh needs to lie countcricfed.- Mote than ever is there th? need of the expression of that' fellow-feeling which goi's. with the brotherhood of cum. There is the need of exemplifying that human interest wliii-li breeds huianii sympathy. If this were, so we should not be iiic-lined to'judjjo one another too liatslily, with the result that we shall not he liable to misjudge one another. We need today a betier understanding individually. We are apt to impute motives where- they do not very often exist in onr relations with tine Another. Through a waut of a sympathetic feeling we arc iisc'lmed to think the worst the best, as far as- we. are able to, of others: We often sec personal motive and spito_ where too often they are not. This helps to needlessly sour individual relations. .With the broad and sympathetic mind ihis would not be possible. In misjudging others vrc are npt to create a needles vexation of spirit within ourselves.- Life for the individual would be far more agreeable if he took the broad'ami not .the narrow view, making allowances for what he considers "grievances. Jf we practise this we shall become more the sunny and less the dyspeptic with us. individuals-some of w are. .wants, figuratively) all tjie sun- _ ..ian ever j shine it can get. Each of us'.can' inake'itiWsior her beiiha before, this is only. t3 be expected] dispenser pf this sunshine. With this in evidence it will be a better world Uig Convention To Be Held For Nominating For General 'Election Out OVQ 5IACLEOD. July Tlie local U. P.A. have been holdiug meetings In the schoolhouses uear.Macleod tb.e pasl week and have foaud Ihe people interested to the eitent of organlilng new locals, so that they could be: re- presented at tho coming big. cocveu- tiuu to be held In Macleod. July Jgth, 1920, when ,it Is possible a candidate will be chosen tor the coming general .election. Surveyors in the Macleod Soulh Irri- gation' dlrtrtet, -between1 the-Yivers and also on the north side toa good prbgre farmer, and' cot the good evidence of this is every- following a drouth yesr, but not an excuse for failure to combat these "pests. So .far there is no evi- dence of any action being taken 13 "compel the owners of land laden wHlj weeds to get rid.of them. Now is the time 'to act, for- if Ihe weeds are allowed to thrive and spread, it be almost impossible to cope with them. _. ______ 1 Accepting all th'e explanations that may ba offered, it must be concluded that the weed is'a possession of the careless farmer; wfiere to had. One sees fine fields of. grain with not a. weed in them, while alongside on a neighbor's land there are weed infested fields. It is discouraging to. the careful, clean, !ndustrlous_farmer to find his efforts 1 frustrated by a neighhor who neglects' to fight the weeds. T The careless farmer'needs J stirred up, 'and the' weed Inspectors or tho Provincial Police should be on the job steadily, compelling fanners to clean up their weed Infested fields. JttiB not Jhese farmers only. that re- quire to be dealt with. The road allowances .anil the. irrigation ditches era also-infested.- The 'Government and the C.P.K. should be taken to tass and made to clean up their pcsses- too.' Some of the worst ex- amples of -laiid. overgrown .with weejds are tc'.be found in the irrigated dls tnct T'he advocates of irrigation f must realize that these eyesores are a mighty poor advertisement for an Irrigated district. Thsre is no, doubt that It the weeds are not vigorously cambatted now they will spread throughout the cp f trj, and tha.t nlillions of dollars flamage "infested crops are lully'aa.valueless as. dried out crops, the land o live billy for ourselves but for others. a. It .la possible to Iteej eVen, sive fanner S. by; modem farming methods ;ly keep we.eds. "What Is poEEfbia for Mr. Noble is pos- sible for. any. fftrmej who goes nhput the business of farming; seriously. he public is so-willing, and .if tha public took that interest which. In the concern of the public health, such in- stitutions need. There is today established what is mown .as the standardization of hosr pitals.' This is n the hospitals of Canada.and the United Slates, In bringing the larger hospitals up to what is known as minimum standard. This Is in 'the interest of the public, In that it gives tho public the right it should have of knowing what treatment is provided in the hospitals so far as regards ef- ficiency. The policy of standardiza- tion IB'now. .sought to bo Introduced into the SLiailef hospitals.' such .as hospitals with "jar so beds and lees than 100 beds, it may news to many that ?n Gait Hospital, as we understand, there are no rec- ords kopt of major operations; there are no records of. deaths from opera fions; there are no records as to whether for aa operation made'for'appendicitis resulted "in the discovery of that tro'uble or otherwise. All ..these things-are important from a public standpoint, and which stan- dardization alms at enforcing, la tho present system the public has nothing to go.by as. to the qualifications of La thls'wil! b'e. mb.de possible by' 'which the qualification becomes determined. Prom all this it can he seen how es- sential It is that there should be pub- lic Interest in a public hospital. sympathetic public interest In Hospital means to the individual may" easily bo realised in that it may be the lot of any of tho public to be an inmate in It. If Irom a selfish standpoint. alone the need ot this interest-hecomes obvious. I'he public .to know what the Hospital s'invk positionUo'SgiTe In the matter if: effiiilent sure way o obtain this Is, hy taking an intei-est n thefniEtltution. Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What does the word farm mean? 2. What is expressed oil? 3. What is-brevet ratik? 4. What Is a longshoreman f 5. What Is the origin of tho bride's cake? a. What is .brick lea? i. FRIDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Where is the.Republic ot the Ukraine? 2. What is.its capital? 3. What Is Its area and population? 4. What IB the name of tho Presi- dent 5. Who was "William "Evans? S_, AVLy. -Venice called. iis di of the Sea" ANSWERS and to: tho censtruclion work' diTlh'ese begun this" year. The McLaren Construction camp are busy these "days completing their flrst barge. A large uuinbe'r'of cars pass dally from Easter'n.'Canada and every west- ern proviri'c'ij.'ais'o from the south, are passing through Macleod going north, east and west. Wednesday, July, nth, was picnic Jay li: Maclep'dl ,The Partners' _Unioit, east of'Granu'm held their re-union ai the i'plo grounds on north 'side of tho river, and spent a pleasant after- noon. The Church of England Sunday- school had their annual picnic in tho big grora on the Anderson estate, whero the children enjoyed an outing by the river.; The Methodist Sunday school, spent. the afternoon In grounds just 'north of the traffic bridge. The crowds r.t each of these were larger than usual, and the vari ous games, races and last.bui not least the bathing was enjoyed by all. Tho old swimming hole, feet deep, In the deepest part, with a nice gravelly .bottom, the fresh water runs Ittto this all the time, thus keep- Ing the 4watdr. fresh and nice. James Nickel, swith Mrs. and daughter have' been visitors ln; Mac laod for. the past week. They have driven the country visiting ok friepds.3.Tiej lived in Macleod. _aboui he was ai thai time manager for1 tbe McLaren Lum her Co.1 'l 1. It constitutes the greater jparl of what Is .known as Little Russia i the south, "which centres around Odessa, with parts of West Russia. 2. Kiev. 3. It has an area of square with z. population around .4. Genera) Petlun. o. The giant Charles 1, who carried about in his pocket Sir Geoffrey Hudson, the King's dwarf. le was SfL high (died 1632 6. cOremonv of ended off, so "thafwlien the. weather. beared and the wind ounfl herself well to weather and ahead. Captain Uurton showed two taken from an-airplane ust after the 'start- the challenger. Hick- navigator of said he criticisms of ShatnrocPs'start In was justlricl1 m appeiir- inca the planjiffilha" Eta.rt was carried "but by a: HOSPITAL AND .THE COMMUNITY .In the consideration of matters i municipal by the.public it may well be Gait Hospital gels. Ihe least, It' any, attention. We, talk of 1 the street cars, of tlfc alale of Ihe city roads, of the pressing las rates, the olher Hems which go to form jonversatlon and commonl on civic .affairs, but how often do we hear from the public Itself auythjng about'the i Hospital, If th'ere. is anything'1, said there Is a compl_a'int as to matters found, to t be, more often "than not, hot parlicu- torly serlo'us. Dut.lho thirigs of the Hospital, In tho vital concern .they base for the .that they coi; Hll'ulo the g'ravil mailers of health j Jfe, and death, do not appear to be sufficiently interesting to .call; for per Eonal consideration..' Hospital with alt that it tho Ufa o Iho be the huh o meal interest, h.iitlt Is far from this. The puhllc "Lethbrldge1 -should lako a greater inlercsl In. Gait Hoi j pllal.lljaii apimars :to- be given IL I There should'uoUlie seekjng after In- 'ormnlloB, and-enquiry liiude .as lo j low It is fulfilfllig'ils purpose In a sense. This ennuiry shojld bo in tho .spirit, of fault finding :_or In seeking foKcoro plaint, but .to en- I aeavor, wilh the public interest bo- 't aliid It, lo maKo It as cfllcient as it ?osslbly-can be made. What (tic pun- ]ic Is so will public itisilliillona be. ;if the public assume an air of tndifter; 'Jence to'public'Institutions) then tliero I.s Iho risk of Ihese: Inslllsulons Conducted carclesely; should this hap- pen the puMIc Mself will largely to :ola'me. Not that this In any way Jlies lo Gait Hospilal, is cared ,'or and run elficlently as it Is iios- slble to be rim, rendering to the host if its ability, good service, hill, like ilr olher lujsiiftHlfi, there can be ini- l.u'.Calt. 'iio.slit'al' II At the present it looks-as if .the National Liberal and. Conservative Party is Dullt on the fonndallons of the Conservative Party, and that, tho lost of the'names Is by no means the least. The eulerprfsing gardener.gels the best of luck as shown by' Iho sped mens of strawberries grown in tho district'. There Is no reason why therOg should not'be a strawberry plot in every backgarden in the city. So far a9'_tho farmers are concern cd, it would', appear tliatyhe. Wheai ii' not be heat- .Bo'afil 'a the board.'. The Wh has shown-ltself in the exrieric'rice answered the" a.dverse' criticisms ,'tha have beefl made against li. "Watch It Is the occupation .of the larmebs Itjs.grow 'ing time.'with a ycngeance'in Sbutherh with wheaV increasing tbre Iticbes In stature Jonah' gourd at this rate :will havd to1] to its laurels. the a 0 n -token" of perpetual domination (Continued From Front'Page.) Sir '.Thomas'' Is (old friends' "here-that' again if Shamrock IV..fallV to lift the -ip, Breaking out a jib, Shamrock drop- ped her mooring buoy .'at 9.22 'and moved slowly out of the Sandy Hook pofnt. The wind was very light lind she gathered little: headway as she headed seaward. Resolute hoisted.a club topsail after sotting up tho mainsail, but took down the club sail again. She was still at when the. .challenger club fax UAH dallou ot the legislative committee o! the city council by the full A pulp mill company-is under or- anlutlon at The Christian Church Is preparing i build a in Calgary. Of sii 'murders in Calgary iu tho .st Dvo years only one murderer has eua brought to Justice. i -4 'Bow HIver larmers may eventually omlnato W. D. of Gleicaeu, r the House of Commons. Waiter Campbell, Assistant of the North American Lite Bsurance Company, died at Toronto. Henry Birks fi Co., have taken over D. B. Black Co., business ot algary. Standard has been urchased by H. V. MccKlnnon, for any years business, manager. Sir Loiner Gouln wHl shortly be as- ocUted with the management o! La Crease, of Montreal. John, Farley, leading St. 'horaas citizen-and prominent; Lib- ral, is dead. A son, Frank L, resides t Camroso.' I'hEIa out shooting gophers recent- Mr. YV. E. Walker of Held. Hill iad a narrow escape from death and urtered the-Ioss of an eye by tho premature explosion of a .22 shell. Mr.'D. A. McKerricher, M.A., form- erly of Calgary, has completed a post-graduate study "at the Le- land "ISlanford University, and has ac- cepted a position with the New West- minster High School. Liberal membDrs in the. Ontario eglBlature, J. W; Curry and Major Toln-.le.being absent, passed a resolu ion of confidence in'H. H.'-De-wart, Liberal leader. A license fee.equivalent to ten per- cent of the gross receipts will be im- posed on all boxing matches held in th9 city of Calgary li iho recornraen- s'cue-time pupil ot Plncher Croefc _. it- public school, 1 city aldermen are In a quan- dary. They are facing a problem thit may lead to international'complica- Here are the details: Utaro Degarkl, a 'Jap reBlauranteur. hae made application for the use of women'Help in bis eating place. De- spite} the of the license in- spector, the Jtp atandi alderman told the" council .that, the Japanese consul at Ottawa has a'drlfr ed Degarkl to press his claim on, tha ground that a treaty between Canadu and Japan gives the. latter equal with whlte'.men. ''The .city council delring for'a of tho problem. iHre which is thought to have been caused b> lightuiug. did about 00 damage to Bauer's shoddy" mills at Waterloo. Program of the Bay Co. at Edmonton, sp It is stated, Includes the building of a uussbsr pf houses for resldeutlal purposes on the Hudson's Bay property between 101st and 101th streets north ol Nelson Are. The speaker ot the British house, ot commons, llight Hon. James William I-owlher, vrhoae early retirement has been expected, has agreed to postpone signation until the general election, i Last week was a record one- In the wool handling business of Saskatche- wan anj Manitoba, Through the Can- adian Co-Operatlvo Wool Growers' ten carloads, weighing 250.000 pounds were sent eabt from the two provinces. A clip of a considerable advance over last year, expected this season.- Hon. C, M. Hamilton. Saskatche- wan's' new minister of 'agriculture, Allowing last'Veek's" dry. farming con-' 'erence at Swiff announce' :hat a government commission, will he appointed to make a survey the drought areas] viith a viewctOjIecom-' "methods.. iug suitable to. the southwestern part ot the. province. V-! After two years of negotiations -Wil- liam Leach "old timer'' of. MooSe Jaw, has secured possession of a sad-" die cloth owned by the famous Indian chief Piapol, and presented it- to the provincial museum. This trophy Is considered the. highest example of Cree art in existence, and before be- ing' secured by Leach was on display in San Francisco. Bert. Cartwrlght, B.A., for the last two years' Principal of the Lacombe High School, appointed to the teaching of the South Calgary High School, but it is understood' that Lacombe was unwilling to permit this change" and accordingly raised his salary to Mr. Cartwright is a aephow ot Mr. A. McKerricher, and I Records For All Machines No matter what you long as you use a steel or Cibrn needle, tbe Victor Records will play perfectly. YOU ARE WELCOME TO A BIG CATALOGUE FREE If yon haven't ft machine, buy a Mason RIsch from us. Basy paymonta' if desired..' HRSOH UilED Balmoral Block Home of Victrbla" her moorings rounded .Sandy Hook. .Captain Burton topsaU while nndsr wayVvThe chal- lenger's fllted a wrlti- Wo could In the big cloth from leecli to .luff. There was-a Bpecta- lors along ihe Jefteyr Reaches ard heaillanfls an thp racers5made ready for the Btarl. Promise of Belter Wind a.m. stray airs'most east- H h ?no sca round'thp vfcathe'r from the no Pay Fines of 5100 Each For Sell ingtlaquor m Ice Cream A Parlors' fFrom Our Co-respondent) OHASSY July day evening the 10th, a number ofHh welcomed the return o Mr. John Campbell and hig bride .wit so much vehemence that the jroke and tbe crash of tin cans ha second place, to the roar o Ihe hearena. A nice ram followed; a advance quarrelfor a better.''on an Sunday nighV--_Crpps been iumping, Bnd'.eyeryone fng much happier The smile" is o again, though we have gone BO'Ion with long faces that our grin ranscle are somewhat out of practice. been held today, and eac of has contribute to tbe fund IheJgflverhmenU'WSe cases were th result': of police! on Satiirda when miicti strong beverage from the three ico cream parlors o[ Ihesu gentlemen. iiThe Lelhbridge.flyer made hiaiory in the district when .they descended frois the sky upon Grassy Lake on'.tbe Afternoon of the 13th causing much eseitemeni. Several venturesome peo- ple, went as passengers, .but flying in (the hands ol Capt. Palmer looked so safe and simple that if we are visited hy an aeroplane after this crop'does come many venture. On the-Doy Scouts held a caip flre at the farm of Mr. Webber, At this farm there is a fliiagrove of trees and it is proi-Lsed-lo fdrin cahip.there nejt week. 'i; monthly mSftliig of the Ladies' Aid ivas licld on Thnrsda'y at tho home rtlrs: ZIONISTS ,'relc- graphic of; .Iho JiionM.tvorld here htis boon virtually virtua W the ilinicnlly the cxpcrlenc- e.tv-1'livc. com- considerably It tlie Toronto paper Is right in Its cnlcuUtloii as to might' have been the results If Proportional. Ret presentation; had been useo1 In (he last ejection in Ontario, it would ap- pear, that with P. II. as a plank in their plalform Ihe farmers would have been Vlioist their oM-n iiclnrd." accompanieil- by Iho exciir.iloir fleet, with cutters ahead, wero riihnlng out to the llghtr-hlp. Tlio 'wealhe'r con- tinued clear ;anil thfi lifeless, i Tho Shnnirock rtcc'tvetl a-noisy re- rer'tlon when flio reached tbe light- ship. She dropncrl her low nnd stood Prirlics, Siiio Sir llmniir j Ijrofizo lhat Inrelv nlloil ila Oroeiiwoo'l. WTO agreed tliat Ireland i Tlii're was probably Iwo nr lliree knots should have some fnrin ol llmno wind stirring; Ihe fi-.ix was filled It la nol, liowevcr, the ngroeniciit anil the .prospects 1 were diiliiiiun for a race tbal would slarllng point. a tow. from i -tog''for the a.m. It was a flat calm' at the lightship with no breeze In slgbl from any direction.; L At ll s.m. iiie two yachts In tow In? in creating Jililtec., Tho ,incw rtggravalcil by'lbe refusal ot Sir Alfred '.at noted British rinancifjf, lo accept any oftlcc. He fiuJs himself unable to so because Mr. Lloyil (Icorao will not release hlni from his duties with the Uritisb cabinet: Ihe illsacrefmi'iit In Ihe form OL" Homo Itine tlust is the cause of all tlie (rouble in Ireliirul. men can oniy unite ;ind ugfee un