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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Ttffc MM JL'SE: U. 1920 letbDribge Xeibbribgc, HlUerta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprletlrc Publllheri THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtO PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED Street South, Uthbridje W. A. BUCHANAN Pmldent Managing Directot John Torrance Business ary would have lollecied more than At it was. the farmers es- caped any contribution to the Kedenil revenues on these purchases, despite the fid '.ha: IDC wheat crop suirameed by [he Government and Government machinery employed for ils sale, while (lie farmers received war-time prices (or all Ibeir products. remission cl duties on farm trac- tors, additional taxation burdens -were placed upon people iu the cities and aveu upon those farmers who were not sufficiently wcllto-dc, to buy trac- lore. insteaii Imported, the tratlord hid made in Canada, csiployuienl nonld have been provld- ed for'lO.OOO men, and at least Member Bureau ot Cuxulatkmi. Svbscriptlon Kales: Dally, delivered, per wwx ......S Dally, delivered, per year 1-50 Daily, by mail per year Weakly, by mail, per yew 1-SO by mail, pur year to U.S. 5.00 Do You Know? ACTION REGARDING THE HIGH SCHOOL One of the most encouraging pigns, ihowing in its expression lhat atten- tion, and close attention, is being given to the educational welfare of Children of the schools by those out- tide them, was the appearance ot the delegation of citizens at the meeting ol trustees ot Ihe Public Schools beld on Wednesday. It should be inspiration and an encouragement to the tryRlees to note this co-operation and to know that oulside the Doard there exists that sympathetic interest in what its members are doing for the welfare of the pupils and for Ihe benefit of the taxpayers. There have been drastic changes made in the High School, and, to judge from whal has transpired, they are changes that had to come. The resignation of Dr. Blaci, Superin- tendent of Schools, wan only the na- tural outcome of a condition into which the High School had relapsed, which in the circumstance was an Intolerable one. There is something man wanted in teachers than mere qualifications. There It that spirit oJ leadership which, ae- cordlng to the Inspector's report, was wanting in the present iUK of the High School, fhwe'is farther the capacity, of imparting the knowledge they possets, lo their pup lie, together with Uie. first essen- tial of being able" 16 maintain dis- cipline and so gaining regard ud re- spect. For this It 'is not the power to punish and the use. of the same that counts, bat the moral Tb.e possession of whtch mates the good teacher. The resignation of .Dr. Black ftftd the steps, taken by.the Hoard to effect an Improvement in existing conditions in the High School will be heartily endorsed by the citizens who1 take an interest in'our schools. 'Matters hire come to a head by no means too soon. The Board are to be complimented on exe-rcising themselves as they did without any persona] considerations but. with eyea only on the reRponsl- 000 would have been distributed in Instead, more than plus exchange, went to the Vnited Slates, there to build up United States and to provide employment for foreign workers. Moreover, tbo purchase abroad cf tractors and other goods which could be made in Can- ada creates exchange against this country Increases the cost to every titiien of suci. essential import- ed commodities as coal, cotton, sugar, and oil. "No less tbin nine reputable .Cana- dian manufacturing companies either were already producing tractors or were preparing to do so when tho Order-in-Councli was passed putting Ihls equipment on the free list with- out giving Canadian manufacturers an opportunity to supply tuch Development-of the tractor industry in Canada wouM have stimulated the development of other allied industries and provided additional employment, besides broadening the basis ot taxa- tion. Under i constructive policy of encouragement to Canadian industry, prioei of Canadian firm tractors would hate been little. If any. higher the prices of comparable trac- tors when sold for home consumption in the United States. In cases where of Canadian-made goods are higher in Canada lhan the prices .ot corresponding products In the United States, the higher Canadian prices are due. in large measure, r.o rrversno-produclng duties which must be paid on fuel, materials, machinery, equipment, and plant of ft kind not obtainable iu the Dominion." TODAY'S QUESTIONS i are the cblef Chins: Wbat is China grass: 3. Whul is a duenna? 4 What the popsilKions of De- troit and Montreal? 5 What Is a dJiggorMT Is York or London th? big- gtf iu population? THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Who are 'ground- 3. What is ike meauios of "lo swallow a 3. What is th', tradition in regari to the red on tlie breasi the robin! 4. What is tho SamourT 5. What Is the meaning of "on Whal dovi to "thoe the anchor Grading on Station Road Pro Hon. A. McLean District. ANSWERS 1. Those who stood on ths e'ound which was the pit in ancient 2. To. be bamboozled with a mos' palpable lie, as silly fish are caugh' by gudgeons. 5. The tradition is that when our Lord was on His way to Calvary a robiu picked a thorn out of His crown and thfl blood that issued from it falling cm the breasi of the bird, dyed it with red. 4. The soft ivind of. Persia which so affects the strings of lutes that they can never be tuned while it last's. 5. A rumor or report. 6. To cover the flukes d in anchor with a triangular piece of piank. in order that Ihc anchor may have a stronger on soft ground. The article Quoted is Illumina tive, if IContinued From Ftont Page.) PINCFipR CRKBK. June grading on the station road Is ng apace. Fred Robbins and Chartie Watson are keeping M hoppnis. They emUd loading few hours OQ Saturday, and put- ting oat something like Ho day. The Hon. wrjb, his engineer and superintend nt, ed the works on Tuesday on hU way to Lelhbridge. The honorable min- ister of public works is a firm believer in cooperation wouH principle cwried out more fully than Is being done, u be- tween the lown of Piocher Creek and the prortocUl (overTtment. The seeding !i all twit {or the recent wlndt Ihe outlook. Is is In any part at the prorlnca. The wlcd' pretty fresh in Summervlew district, but seems have it IB far Archie Watson and Billy Barr, ts thoir seem lo suffered raosl. ,8ome timothy fields looking fjlriyfood, but unless H good soaking rain des- cends soonVron In general Till handled. The local band a parade and practise in grounds on Monday evening. are certain to have some wonderful performances on July 1st, and judging from the rrft'm lhat his been prepared there BurUeit u to the coiven- tion. htld In V.uK week. Mn. her en Its trip. .MuUr illtl Ross to Mapls Creek; tut waek on ac extended'Ttsit at the home of his Uncla Mr. Vred! Shearer. .Mr, F. O. McKeana was a business visitor in Calgary last week. Ret. V. M. Gilbert Mrs.-Gilbert returned the latter put ot tea week from Edmonton vhere- Mr. Gilbert hid bson ftttendinz tte conference. They also Tilted it Millet, where Mr. Gil- bwt for a year. Mr. and Mri. Qilbtrl't many will be to iWre that they will be with ui for "1C. 0.' Ixidtke ud Ore i couple oi days lut in cine Hit. They were at the home o( Mrs. Rose. Mr. Hid F. Werts returned bocnft on Frldfty from Calgary where Mr. tba Most Wor ihipfal Grand Orange Lodge ot Britlsn America. Mr. Pollitt lleo was In attending .the grim returned the latter pirt or PICKED UP IN ASS1NG lie we TIB UAH re- elecWd Coluoi- U, Her. B. 0. yraeratn.-Montreal, lor. Smith. KamJltoo. iter. S. K. Marahall, SOT, G. A. [ji Alphoncto Asselln of as mysteriously dlaappeired Arthur I'fcmer. brakesmin, Eagle- was. killed at Cobalt. Dr. H. BtJtto, of Orillla, celebrated their colden wed oBCtos.; >'.B., tcrfbed tJ.WO the eractloB of Thirty aiipllcallOBS for Canidlin, cltUenahip were filed before the As Court which convened al Sand ivieh. a record attendanca. I will be very glad to see both gentle- Tbe statt in the public and high men and to show those sections to they hold u cf the taipiyerc. The present Doird is a highly capable and-in .no not In showing not' the benefitB of protection which it is in- tended to but how protection senres to retard enterprise and activ- ity amongst those whom It prcrteols. It is well known thai the duty on small tractors wls taken off as a war- time necessity tor meeting the great need for production. The removal of ths duty was due to the ftct that in thf; jrcat demand tor these tractors the Canadian manufaclnrars were un able to. meet the same. It was a case of the slumbering virgins who were nol to the coming of the bride- groom of necessity, while the wide awake virgins on the other side ol the border sensed and rose lo the of the hour. To show where the Canadian manu- facturers failed in sensing and plan- ning to meet the demand for Iraclctfs, it ;may be said that even while the duties were in force there were sold in this city something in the neigi bofhood oJ 200 tractors of three were.of Canadian make, it may hft said that were Ihe tractors available on Ihe Canadian market there would have been Canadian trac- tors and not American tractors bought, to save at least the duty which the tariff imposed. That th.ia wss not so was Ihe tacit o! the manufacturers, and with themselres only to blame I hem." King Will See for Himself Jlr. MacKenzle King: "We'll bo there." D. TX -McKenxle thought the com- parison with Ibe Halifax disaster was not warranted. It was Providence which produced the situalion In the west, while he ascribed the Halifax disaster lo the stupidity of the people sent by governmenl to handle the business of the harbor.there. He said If the government was encouraging settlers to go into the western dis- tricts under discussion, we should see that everything '.possible is done for them. If the lands were sold by pri- vate companies as a matter of spec- ulation he did not see why the gov- ernmenl should undertake to make them habitable when U better lands of its own fit for cullivalion. lou which will on Monday exl. So Serge will number of uptls be that the separate school will je required for accommodation. The principal, Mr. John Stevenson. will preside. Dr. J. J. qillespie has returned from he east where he had been called ow- ng to Ihe Illness and of mother. Rev. J. N. Wilkinson, pastor of the United church, has returned from con- [erence in and intimated to Ihe congrecatkm his inteulion of Well Settled District Mr. "Buchanan In replying to Mr of inyldiousness we state that it his gained much In the acquisition of "Mr. J. E. Terrtll as one of its mem- ben. has brought to the Board t. spirit of aggressiveness which, add- been a ed to a shrewd business instinct, has adopted by done much to help the Board in what it has accomplished. If there is any of exemplifying the sensing he has of hit relations to the public, te lepment whom he was chosen at Canadian tin lut election, it was shown in the Arm ttsnd he took In regard to Ihe right the public, ox represenled ir, the of cltiiens at Wednesday's had to Inquire into the na- tnra of the Inspector's report. In re- curd to Mttcn to follow that report be had folly made up his mind and DMwerrtngly held to it, and. if H is any recompense, he his hilly earned CM mpprecialkm and the regard of Ihe public In the he has pursued. The School Board has gained vale- Able experUmce In the last year in the ehangei that have been effected fn the regime by the appointing of Superintendent and changes made In Uie stAff. This should profit them in replftemg them. To the men who at- tended the Wednesday meeting the thanks of tho citizens are due, not only in the personal Interest taken 1n school affairs but in the plamspoken manner In which they dealt with tho situation without sparing personal feellnga which in the circumstances, though unfortunate, was unavoidable, tbere h whine set up agai inst Ihf removal ot the duty. With a lack of competition tariff duty, it looks u if there go as you pleese policy the Canadian manufac- turers In the matter of the tractors They to have woksn up to activity'! little loo late in the ad mission made that nine reputable Anufacturing Mr. Mrs. S. G. Jamleson weni to Medicine Hit on Friday evening lut tc meet their daughter, Mrs. B U JtautaMB ud wee son ot Stettler wfco are route to Kingston, Out vbere they Intend to spend somi montki. Miss Shav of Medicine. Ha spent the week-end with friends ti town. Mr. Claude Jnleton was a vliito In Bet last Friday. Jlr. Gordon cf Medicine Ha Sunday with friends in town Mr. T. and o Ilkleb irere In town Tuesday ot la: vtiek on their way to Lethbridge. Mr. Fred Shearer spent Sunday wilh hit Mr. and Mri. Jas. Shearer. Mr. A. V. Dulcuge, former manager of Pioneer Lumber Interests here, hut who ipent the past months In Jacksonville, Florida, returned to this town last week. He bu quite decid- ed that Alberta is good enough for him. "Florida did not agree with blii health at all. After a. few days' visit: with "friends here he takes over the1 position of manager of the Pioneer Lumber yard at Carmangay. Nuree Morfcin was a'guest ol Mrs. B. C. Ludtke yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Howden were business visitors in town today. Mrs. Geo. Rldgedale who has been under the doctor's care for some time is now convalescent which her many friends will be pleased to learn. We are pleased to report that Mrs. Klentche who has been III since her arrival from the south ia DOW better. A monument to tie boys ot Car idoc township who dtad in Ihe vil) be unvelltd .at Mount Drydre on June itth. The British Houia of Common was informed that Gen. Uytr dl nol voluntarily rattgn after Uie Am rltsar affair.1 At a memorial to fallen heroes In Iba Great Middlesex County jrint J100.000 towards the Main Arts Building, of the new Western University, London. Lightning struck a gasoline tank of the Great Oil Co. at Wallice- burg. causing the gasoline to blaze some time and doing worth ol dam'age. Start Children atari AMI Hcbt In learn- ing muitc. A (nod pUno aud a goat rtickir ne- ceaamrr. JVat ,we, la tie famous oV) HISCH They, coat )Mf than ftm ex- pect at "Factory to Home" prices. Sold on too Aik for ilyle catalogue. i wcro elthor already producing or pre paring to produce tractors. The com plaint is made that no opportunity was given the manufacturers to ply the irsctora before the order-in council passed putting tractor on the Irce lial. Opportnnitj, il Troah appear, has lo -ara.t for the prepared ness of the maniifactTircrR Instead their watting on opportunity. Jt U ft strange reversal oi things. AK for imported essentials M slated, which help toraafcethe price of Cana- diaivmade goods higher, it may lyel! be asfced wliy tbo nianufactnrors do not use their capital to develop the pro- duction of these essentials in the coun- try and so bonefH thn country while ben e fitting themselves. The article in question serve? no useful purpose heyond endeavoring lo create a senti ment against the removal of duties. This .Henllmctit (he chcums'.HiueB do McKenile- said: people who an trying for Irrigation and who mus have It to save Ihelr people who'have been in thai dlslricl for fir teen years or more. They have thel homes there and their farm buildings bul they am stranded now" becaus ihey tau sci uu crops on account o he peculiar situalion that exists. The re prepared to bond everything t.ha have, land, .buildings., and everything I Ise, in order toTraise money to bring" rrigatlon Into" "that district.- There s practically no wild or Idle land n that part of the Is to ay, lhat would be of advanlage to promoters or companies. The district ms been incorporated :under the 'Al- berta Irrigation Act, lint It la impos- sible, except at great sacrifice, to dis- pose of the bonds on the financial mar- reverse one with regard to Kir Hughes in the gall antl wormwood lie U showing towards (Jeneral Kir Arthur dime, It is difficult to gauge the apfrit cJ the of Militia in his constantly harping on one (iis- cordanE Rlrittg !n his ntferenre to tho Commander of .lie Canadian Kxpurtl- lionary force. If Kir Sam hopes tn any popularity hy idle t.ilk hr- in going ttiR otlitr way obtain (hr sump. Hut his supreme egotism up- trie power and light in Ontario. That in the I.O.O.F. hall in this town ncxl was the policy that wan adopted back L" ll" l" In the early nineties'and which has been followed ever since. The district T speak of has boon formed practically on the game basis as a rural munici- pality and the.peoplo have voted a bond Issue In order to nring in the water for'distribntlon over lhal area. As I have If they could dispose of these bonds there would be no trouble whalerer, but at present Ihey cannot dispose .of tliom. A v'ndstorm has come along and blown'alt their crops away and Ihey are stranded. What f now want Is. co-operalfon be- tween Ihe Dominion and provincial govfrnnutntp lo bring about a solution of ihc f, BATTLE RRIVER FARMERS NOMINATE CANDIDATE FOR FEDERAL ELECTION Alia.. June 17.- Al Ilio first annual con- volition ot tha Haltle Hivcr L'n- iled Farmers of Alberts ami I'. K. W. .A., district held here this week, and allitndnil liy 167 dole- from 6X locals and mur." visitors. H. K. Spanner of Kdf wus nominated to (on- lost the riding in tin: next fed. cK-c'linn. The if al proi'Mit held by W. D. lilalr, Saturday evening by_ the ladles' of Wlrinifred. Th'ls' undor Ihc auspices of the United Ladles' Aid who extend a hearty, .lo'all lo be present. The government grailers arc work- Ing on Ihe automobile toad, .'t pres- ent they are at work near the public school. Monday was nomination day for public school trustee.1! there being two vacancies lo nil. There wero only Iwo pontons B. C. Ludlke and Mr. Jno. Pblllll, so the re- turning officer. Mr. W. A. Bateman, de- clared them duly elected. The United lilies''Aid will meet at Ihc home of :M. Sen oner I morrow nflcrnoon. jMrs. Herman Schoncrt will bo trie .'hoslJss tomor- row. Do not forget that Saturday after- noon Is the regular meeHriB day of the Women's Institute.' On that after- mon Nurse Morkfn. graduate c( Win- nipeg, but nmv of the department of Edmonton will be prevail and give diimonnlratlon on "Coring for the sick in tho liome, chilil welfare, etc." A splendid atlandanco of members and others who arc Interested Is liopcil tor. Something worth whllo Is In store for nil. Kcontmasler Hev. V. M. Cllnert met wlih tlic Hoy Scouts al headquarters ovening. The time was chiefly token up with nrransemenls to the at Klkwftter Ixjke In .Inly. Hoiv Island iodse. sent Mr. I'-ro. l.orajs and Mr. j. W. Morris ol For Summer Holidays the beaches and (.he lake the hotel porches and in the ball well dressed men and women will sec Fleet Foot Shoes. They arc the most popular of summer styles, just M they are the most attractive in appearance and the most restful on the feet. The fact that you can have several pairs of Fleet Foot for the price one pair of leather shoes is an additional reason for wearing Fleet Foot all summer. There arc styles for business and holiday wtar, for every sport and recreation, for men, women and children, (DOMINION] The Best Shoe Stores sett Fleet Foot Fleet Foot Shoes arc Dominion Rubber System products. ;