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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 26, 1920 TM LETHBRiriGE DAILY PAGE I _ (Continued From rrgat fage.) J" Board 6t Coirjinerce Dy appolntinenf, until auch time as tho. council had determined the stattr, board." o( the Mr. Murdock acids that he could only continue as commissioner of tho Doard ot Commerce of Canada on tbe iincferstaldfcV that the pereouoel of the Board of Commerce bo completed bi- appointment In order to proceed with the many Imporlant duties to Iho' Cafe'adha people Action, and that the'board be freed by statute from the control of the clrll commission iu the appointment of ex- pert assistants or advisors necessary and properly Incident to the carrying on of the functions of the board. This would also, ot course, Include- the sub; mission of necessary estimates la par- liament, 'such, esllmales havltfg been placed in Ibe hands of tbe'govern- raent for-some tjnie. "Under.aiiy other arrangement thun' aboveV 1 wo.uld feel that I was not giving lo the people of'Canada 'sei-vice for compsnsajlofl and, there- fore.Ccotfld no't coiitlnite to accept sal- ary." Y- to': Murdock Jiine'18, Sir Rob- ert Murfibck the' follow- ing letters >'-V "Dear of In- stant and 1 have made a statement further, I have had fhe an inter- with yoil at which-the'vhole question "was ifraukly and fully, but not finally. It Is my hope that during the'coming week I may bo enabled to'take up the matter fur- ther''wUh'you.v- "Voiir observations, as lo the, ser- iousness of tho public duty .which you have unde'rtakbn, command both my concurrence; sjid apprecia- tion, v ani gratefuj-to you for the service that you .Have rendered. The task has beeii burdensome and dlfH- cull, but i.linow. that you have given thereto th'n'full measure of your un- doubted ability: and great -earneEl- .faithfully. "R. L. BOIIDEX." Were Changed to Slryjiobert iorwini ing" a; dura iifjjyWcii 'sec-'' tions Hoard Act. "whicji pjipct'..by the revision ..ofilhc Civil Act, cffeclfvteiv'oy.o'tntier tn. hU tenlion- to. annual ihe Board inerce, and of' various exi pert' j need without Ih'e sen-Ice jor Then coiifiss-. of June 24, in whioh.h'e'.reaign's his ap polntritenl, and Sir Ttqbert'a ed above. had bad to study these juriidictional guejtionj, tiad tfs'toHhe >al-- ot certain material ptovistoos, I fflt clear- ed awaj, our boird' at dtsad- vantage. I not'the first to raise ed thfe board deliberately to kill the the Question. It bad been molted, I find, Ions occurred to me, I was proceeding judicially and 1 ao knowledge that J hesitated in making orders limiting prices by restricting profits (practically to certain, eiicttt expropriating until It was certain that we were on all points Juitlfled In ac ddlnj. It was t hire on- and thfs alone that led to the suggestion ot setting the legal question dlipcrsed or. Never Hit Will proceed to another matter, I io add unqualifiedly that In no Inita4ce, there' at any time any imposition of jay will upon the 'other embers of the board, "The proposed tariff inquiry suggested by- and iuet -wltli ap- pro val. In fact, there was no sugges- tion of any question, except iierhaps the government had In- dicated Ha 'purpose of a larilf commljsfpn. My view was that thai fact tiff not absolro us from the duty of feo'lng Into' the Jnattcr under our bwa prjicednra. J had' no political purp'ose la serve. My .view was that an effective v-BVipt reducine tbe cost of clothing of all; kinds .would likely be found to be by nxeaosrof tariff roduc. Uon. That may 'be deferred till ei- char.fe Is rectified, subject to that; -l 'believe' my theory correct.'ll was la this'cbnnecllpn that thQ; tex- tllo were issued and the difficulty in- cblaluing eipert beln herein referred became acute. "Anotli'er potiit, there was never on the part of prtcetdinje to hold public Inquiries. The board was newly started. The pub- lic were looking for public hearings and cost exposures. Had we sat still and pro'ceeded by the silent o.Hes.iipn- nalre method there would hive beeii an outcry. When the acts were intro- duced publicity was slated to bs one ol the objecls. The publicity that, was allowed by out investigations was un- doablc-dly beneficial and from what I heard on all sides, gave great satis- faction to the consuming public. Any suggestion that 1 was responsible for ioQulriiig into coals and unfits of milkmen, balsera and' small retniterf, to -.the.; Irishes sptvths' major- abiSlutcly Tin- appaint- tSe? founded. Wanted Local held .jlbg iTi'cw be, ad- posal _ >f'ilib board f.Thn l. vjduid 'haves 'been ipSt Ittt, Robson Correspondence Corrcsnotidenoe over tho resisnatiou ot -Judge .ijolisou _as "chalriii'an.pt.-the Uco rd lot C'o m'n5 crte ope h a' Ict- ter from -Judge ftobson to 'Sir 'George lii, atid closes; wiih a letter from B. Hugg, K.C., to Sir Gcorsc on Msroh 7, in20. The first letter hns already been'pub Ushcd.' In it Judge Kobson IcnderB ills reitenattpu the view of sympathy with the and Pric- es H Is iny duty lo inform you re strain mid discourage tlii citlzeit'lyrlio supplies food and cloth- Jn'dg'e 'Robson ailds. "but leave freo as-ho pleases the tnan who 'cleans in noii-easeutials or luxur- ies." A .IMicr from Sir ..George Foster which in- fornicd_'tha't his rosignalion lias been liccopt'cd and promising that sugges- lions will have government con- sideration. a long letter from George In flobfioo. replies to the accusations made In reference lo'lhe Crea- cenl Creamery company. The letter was wViltcn from Winnipeg on March 1, Is as follows: Robson Explains "My'Dcsir Sir Oaorgc: I thank you for ycurJlctler: of 26th ulti- mo. the conversations with the other commissioners immediately prccedffig my. reliremenl, mention was made ojjscveral matters. These are un indication lo me of the made nivlikoly to }ie made to you In my A "Thcrji afe_ certain circumstances relalirig :to' the Crescent Creamery here which are pressed into.so'rJke against me. I did not sit because, as then stateil, my family.live hero and I was sub- stanllally Interested in thn case. Tills is a mmer I felt to be of a serious na- ture. When 1 was on the public utili- ties commission I had an amendment passed ..declaring that 1 should not bo disqualified because of the tact that 1 was shows that the point really V.-eighed with mo In my Judi- cial poaltton here in lite post where the element of Interest was not pres- ent, f hjd nrtminfstcred llio law fear- lessjy and rejartllcss 6( friend or foe. The law Tupprls show that. "Much'Was made of Iho fact that there found Ijy Oommlssioner my desk in my privalc olUce', i-letter sent to rac by the aoll-i citor Crescent Creamery com- pany, enclosing a copy of his draft tactuntjiii the staled case pending be-} fore th'e'BUpremo court. The sending of the letlor was mere thoughtless lm- licrlintjVpo. The receipt was an mnch a surprik to me as to anyone else. 1 hud .neye'r suggested sucli a thing, and. lu fact.sljnd previoiiKly expressly, for- bidden'nhal the taclum.lio shown to me, emphnllcally the imputa- tion lhhi.il ailTlsed in the oaso. "At 161 me say that my cxperloSje has Tipen that until Irltran- als of this natureihavo been stipportc'l to Ihciffjurisdlcilon by Judgments ot our sUjircme courts', they arc tot apt to recede the desired.respect-from llio cMiises effectpil. ..It'-was.particti- l.irly rniljcsl such as' that admlnffitVrod by the Board of As a who getllng- a staff through the civil ser- vice. commission. Thai is a -matter easily rectified. I wrote you on the subject. You will, however, remember your warning lo us. to .keep expense ot administration to tie lowest pou- Eibla iHjlnt.jr V- "1 resent' as base and fslss luctua- (Ions, tie opposed ojperatlon of the law and huaper- act. as likewise, and even em- pbatlcally the -ffis guilty of duplicity for Ibe purpose ot ing the government Iu the defeat of Its own uieas'-ire. Responsibility "I disclaim responsibility (or the fact that the board was cot equipped with a start to enable It to enter iuto tbe details of every pere'ji and con- cern lii Cariada engaged in the pro- duction, manufacture and distribution of (he necessaries of life. It was im- possible for us lo undertake ibst work without men of our own .choosing. That was a mailer unsolved when l left. The correspondence speaks for It- self. There was no other circumstances haniperiug the .york of Ihe board. >iy absence from tinio to.time did not it feet it as there was.cn acting maa who was quite as familiar with fhe work of the board as f was. I ex- plained tO'.you in a letter some time ago that tho way seem ciear to to .move to l virt ually put niysclf in tho liacds of the government. "I take the position that every mem- ber of too'board should consider the effect ot the acts upon every elemcut ot the The board repre- s'cnfs no class, f represent no class. ''The acts, while capable of'good, capable also ot Injury' lo certain vital interests of Canada, the duty of the board to see' that harm wis. airoidei if possible. I never Went further than that. I have expressed the'.viaw that profit. reslrlction ap- plied to-agriculture and llveslbck and dairy' induelrlis is liable to retard production at a time when the coun- try urgently needs II. I havo also lat- terly strongly felt the .discrimination applied by the act, against certain classes of dealers. To this extent I frankly acknowledge to apply the act rigidly. I have thought !he .system should, In this connection at least, be tvjthdrawn or modiiied. "These are hurried, suggestions which I should .be in your bands. Ijhave into because f wanted but because" of tbe strong demand of some, who thought I should do some public service.' I was not cohnecled with any Interest anil there certainly no understandings. "Unless more personalities are to be indulged will be glad to assist by. contributing my purely in discretion lo make see .the_: public: Mntsre s I "It 'is 'In''your 'ri wrote to'- Sir .George Ihe Hugff'Ue.iter facluiii of Ihe Crescent; Company and an' to the In Is made, "I am directed by the Board of Commerce to you that the board does not consider that Its func- tions eitepd'.i the duty of seeing that" specific compliance with its orders !s made by'the Various newsprint com'.1 ptniee affected." Also, acccnipsnylos 'ilr. Mwdock'i a' long iieiriorsarinni hea'4- "'judge Robr.on's resignation as chairman of tbo Board ol Mr. Murdock sets forth bla The closes with message from Judge Uobson to George Foster se'nt from EJniontou oa March 6 aid one from Mr. Hug? to Sir sent -from Winnipeg tha day following. 'JJdge lidbBon proteai the in any manner lows: ol personal to him and of cohfideatlal couvertallons with cabinet -iileSubere or othere. Mr. coamunlcatloa reads as fol- st respectfully, but most firmly protest against tbo.publication to you or by you :of iny private letters al- dressed to Judge Robsoa personally, which letters miscarried Into unau- thorized Sands and were Illegally copied! these letters -and all copies thereof are my pereonsl properly and I have right to restrain and forbid publicalion :thereof.' These letlara were notyinTited'anil were not ex- pected by Judge Robson, and publica- tion, will jlace him. In a false light end, -be nilsleadiii'g' to ail who read them." (Continued from Page this should be remedied, and could be remedied by the mijMclpalllles taking a share of the expense. Mr..Martin w.ould suggest a sign' on white planka 3 or 4 feel Oul on the road, aud 6nly. 3 or-.4 feet abovo the that IhBy, fllay be read easily by who may have the .hood of Ills-car down, but the railways can- not afford to do this themselves, and some .losislntion. Etiould ho made ID cover this. 5fr. Meadows has struck me ihat, sometbiUE might be done in the way of -cdiiitnon- rules for both the Uliited Siatca and Canada. In Toronto, slrcet cars stop before they crosa tbo corner.and how.is.a airanger lo know tbta There Ehoujd be eomo conven- ient ,'nielhod by stranger would know.' Wherever you see the white "polo lijocar w.ill stop. As these tUe.Vib.rds to indicate ''..Martin r'AJj jjpenSES shbuld.be coiilrplled, anil if a nian sliould offend and again lifs license should be cancplle'd.'Vanil. tils .yfill- have a very good andrbe'lwill not'often be fouriiT giillly. afterwards, v 7'Ir.. Kiicchenmeister; We aroJ-n6w uji'.n .Vipilejice. Coramltlee.to consist .of the men thfs dou-a on tS9 card sud sent to the secretary, who In turn will place them In the hands of (ho police de- partment. of the card; U then sent to tic offender. In 81. Loals 99 per cenl. ot the were by tte offendere. Aller two carta have been answered cbtaes a Ihe police SWEDEN ACCEPTS LEAGUE'S SUGGESTION Juue An official statement Issued today In connection lo tie Swedish an 4 Finnish gorernmeuU, on bfialt ot -the allied and associated IKwcra to the' effect that Swedca and (Inland should refer Iho questioln of eoverelgaty prer Aland islands to the League of Nations, "Swed- en, readily tulfllllng her duties as a member ot the League of Nations, 1m- medlotely declared ber vvllllo euess to subuilt the Aland fitland? qucitloc to Iho iMgue. In aCcordsace wllh the ot Greet Britain, ed by the otter The press of Stockholm today ex- restei satisfaction with tie govern' tfieut'a action, DISPUTE SETTLED Juna wage dlspulo between the Canadian North ern Bxpreit'Compatiy and employ- ees was settled yeslcrday, according lo a statement lodar by Chief Justice T. Q. Slathers, charfman of tie coll dilation board. A final meeting of the board will he held this aftenlooh when a'reporl uHll be presented to th? company tha OFFENSIVE AGAINST BOLSHEVIK1 CONSTAXTlNOPfjE, June offensive which is being carried on Genera! Wrangel, successor td Gen- eral Deniklnc, against the iSolshevlkl iu the Crimea Is developing Wrangel's (roops bare occupied tho line of Makalaiwska, Holoholtchmak and Waklawa, They nava (akcn 10, 000 prisoners and captured 4S guns 250 machine guns, three armorei trains, nine armored automobiles, sev 'eral minion pounds of wheat and much rolling Infraction, of laws 'will be! 's-a: tliatX'Brink should be for HeahKand flrreshment. Elimultaing, Snd'deliclonsly thirst quenching. drink is quite so satisfying and cooling on hct days. Itj ari'exceHchf beverage to have in tbe house at all times lo offer to your guests with evening lunches-or by Itself. THE NEW DRINK i PrcParcl5 .'rom tbo blended Juices of choicest 'apples; Ireatctl to give It spark, vim and bubbles forth deliclously swccl and pleasing lo the palalo. S In tho Uniled this aanie rtrink, variously called Apple Ju, Appleslalt Spitz Cider, has outsold all other soft drinks ten times over. it today at your favorite then order a case of it for home or office use, make a full line of soft drinks. All MANUFACTURED BY FOU HAIL INSURANCE In the strongest companies and quick idjulmeDls. WE WILL TAKE A NOTE FOP. YOUR PREMIUM i i Apply W.M. HARRIS AGENCV PHONE 1343 8HE1RLOCK WHITE O O f O IN MONTREAL, Canada ..July 17 Megautlo ..JulySI Mcgantlo .Aug.21 Canada ..Aug.2t Mesantle ..Sey. 18 Cinadi ..Bep. 35 White Star Lite: NEW JJobllfl. (formerly 8. S. Cleveland) JulylO Baltic ....July31 Mobilo Aug. 14 Celtic Aug. 28 Adrlttlc ..July 3 Olympic ..July S Lapland ..Jnlyl? Olymplo ,.Aug.: 4 Adriatic ..Auy.H Olympic ..Aug.JJ Apply any Hallway.or S. S. Agent; or Company's Office, 281 Main St., Wfnotpej. Notice to Parents Please take notice thai boys under 1? years of age. V L iNOT 'ALLOWED IN THE AFTER SJOO Boys coming under this age are Gent home before nlno so as to comply with tho by-law. .Farmers When In .need of any TRACTOR Rcpalri it will be to ymr Inter.: to try OS. We hare iip-lo-date Machine Biop only.first class. Machinists. SiiJataclion in prica and workfiiansblp. Tractor Cylinders rtsrowid, and fitted wtta over-size plitong and i N1VEN BROS. 218 Avd. S. Phone'1733 CANADIAN fACIFIC OCEAN SERVICES 344 MW> Sr. CUNARD ANCHOR Anchor-Donaldson PROPOSED SAILINGS NEW AND LIVERPOOL K.A. Vic. July 17 Caronia ..July 21 1C. A. Vic. 14 Clronia ..Aug. 21 NEW AND Mauretania July 1 imperator .Jiilylo Aquita'nla July 31 MaurcLania Aug." Imjerator Aug. 13 Aqultanla .Aug.28 NEW via Moville Columbia July 3 Columbia ..July31 Columbia .Aug. 28 Columbia I Casjandra July 3 Saiuraia 17 Cassandra Aug. .7 Satureia Aug. 21 For full information apply to any li. R. or S, S. Agents, or Company's officb SCOTT. BLOCK, 270 Main St., Winnipeg, Mrs. Lsrae says jbo tbougbt ImposBlble to dp certain ihlngi cream. Someone told her to take Milk as it comes from the tin and use It like Frcsli Cream. Mrs. Larue nays tb at now she really likes it better than cream for cooking. i o Pacific Milk Co. Ltd .FACTORY AT LARONER, S, Ci tf the mariner'a wist: iie looks in Ilie 6.kias, T-o s'ee what he Is about; Andihe naver expects any ships Como in -r-'v- If ho hasn't sent any ships i Send Out Yoor By Starting a CoarieiittKi! Gtrbatt Businwi Collie. HOURS FOR JULY'AND AUGUST A.M. "f P.W. NO; AFTERNOON SEfiSIONy, START ANY _ Inquire About C.1P.R. Sailings to LIVERPOOL July; 3 Mlnnedbsa July 7 Victorian July 10 ,'i. Metagama July 14'. of Frante July 17 July-24 July Aug. 4 Aug. 7 11 Fred. William.. Vlctorun Mlnpedoia of Franca Aug. 14 MiJtajama Aug.-21 Coralca Aug. 23 Aua. i SeptS 11 Sept. 15 .Prince Fred. Wm. Meflta Victorian Empress of France Mlnnedosa Empress of Britain JO GLASGOW 1 Pretorlan July 31...............Slclhai Adg.il Sfcpt 15 (FkiBtcrt application tori Call'or for full Infonsfc tton, 0. P. It. Tioktt JAS, QORDi Dtpot TfcVrt PHONE ssiied on all" 4V rai Tickiti is J' airr.pla old fashion- w) baked as our and grandmothers cooicd them for.ns. A little catsup Is added be- cause we remember ttiat as youngsters, we .always wanl- c'd> mother to put a bottle ot tomato sanoo on the (able the day wo bad baked beans. ..i' TRY ONE CAN QUAKER BRAND PUT UP BY TTTfi ion Canner B. C. Mike, Vancouver1, ;