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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR I ho said in tho Observer of last day: I "To make tho partnership work is I not al all easy, and It seems to me Frcvldrnt mill Director JOHN TuKKANCK iiK-s-v M.-uagor THE DAILY HKKALu Sadutchewtn Provincial Treasurer Retifned U I Jfember Audit Bureau of Circulations SubBcrlotloit Rates: dPllvered, per week Dotly. by mail, pur yi-.ir liy nmij for f, numtlis Ptilv by niMi. iwj.Iy. by mail, p.-r yt.ir mail vr tu L'.S... how :MK> noltody tl imputes, csnet'iif.'iity our iitU'ulkm -tk-al point, wltidi Is how six k'tii Covt ninuMits at liifft'ivnt the Li nr.mi.il assistance and Th v i-ffectively ui'holtl i .Mv.-ti they luivo in' l RKQ1NA, Feb. W. E. Knoirles, M.L.A., for Mooie Jaw Cltjr, who has been provincial treasurer of since May 19 IS, a TODAY'S QUESTIONS M11CU I'J LC, UIUI What :s tnu word Kipsy said to.mlniBier of telephones, since Hobru- AN bat is tilt1 language of the gin- "hobby" to denote ire called the Immortal How wile l hu in must. Lord .MUnor r.mir. nominiM'.s. Hid it conn- from oiuii-i: there wouM arise rnuv old cry of "autonomy in which, as y.r. .Meis'aen jaid at Montreal last week, certain politic- i ians are al-ways ready to uso for their u.cmoride ot mercurv, was in n.i ends. The truth is, ns the nature ot a revelation as to tho mode by which nuisous ean be ba..., ..m cured from Here ,v- a mentea who h-r child1, "f lllml i loss oi our (Canadian) autonomy than is jautitatloD of marriage? 11 a hen ami a half lays an egg ;i a .iay and a halt, how seven Ueus lay in six SALE Or POISONS. The evidence wiik-h was produced at the inquest held over the death of' tho little girl, Florence the administration of tab; 1. MONDAY'S QUESTIONS U'iiai is tho origin of a "gone COOll" Wiiat is iho story of King Co- phctua? 3. What is "Cordelia's were "John Doo aau Ricll- ard i'. What is a "Cordon ii. What essays were tho first In to hear the name? the fatal dose, in I'ossessiou oi rf tablets of tiu poison which, accord- ing to the medical evidence, contain- ed seven ami a half grains in each tablet of the bichloride, three grain of or half a tablet, constituted a fatal dose. She was carrying witlt her enough poison to kill off a score of people. The bichloride was purchased by ary IS, has resigned from Prem- ier Martin'i government. Inability to perform his official duties in lieglna and ut vhi same timo preserve his law practice In Moose Jaw was the reason given. (Continued From Frout Pact.) They were Louis Loucheur, minister of liberated regions; M. Harthou, min- ister ot war and M. Doumer, minister of finance. In addition. Philippe Berthelot, general secretary of th( French foreign office, was in attend auce. Before entering the confer ence this morning, M. Ixmcheur, said: "We are ready to receive courts ously examine any propo.-al the Ger mans make regarding ttie conditions Few Will Have Purchase for the MK tern wu obliged to on account of tha Ice out. Durinf tho put week wild durki woro Keen on tho river, and robliii have come to stay. ii green on the and telli spring Is coming. Grandmothers' Day in Church (Prom Our Own Correipondent) MACLEOD, Feb. On Monday ROTTEN-EGG JOKE IS NOT SO PERPETRATORS EACH (From Our Own Correspondent) TABIill. Feb. incident oc- curred last week, showing the some- times baneful ettett of a cticml ANSWERS 1. It is said that Colonel Crockett! the.e is oi the loss of our atmosphere, was one ciav out racoou-huntin" in the' "ot that they have som l._ _ trigMened b-v a S "Ot e trigMened b-v a Sllost' whcn lle at a by home-made ehosts whH il where an "old coon" was cou- re born re.borni eMb; rc- Kllowll'S tho "urlloa THE PROGRESS OF THE WEED TRAIN. According to reports. ess. it cried out in tile voice of a man, l "Hallo, tliere! air y6u Colonel Croc- kett? For it" you air, I'll jist come down, or I know 1 am a 'gone coon.' i. An imaginary king of Africa, of great wealth, who "disdained all wo- Onc beg- J.TO UH.U.UHUB was purchased by l According to reports with the it ues" the woman from a dVusgist with aH j tendance the polo." wnVre Eve'SUTr M' ihR fin Crt Tinccilila Tf __4. _ the ease possible. It did not require j the weed train is making excellent even a prescription from a doctor to progress. In the interests of agricul- -get it served to her. Tho druggist, ac- tnre in the Province the r oording to his evidence, .was not guilty highly utilitarian one, in the of'a breach of the I law in giving the which woman what she wanted, which is con lessons the lectures afford to farmers for combatting one of tho greatest uuo u( luu yieiVLb'SL sideredm tho nature of a disinfectant; menaces to farming in Southern -U- for outward application; but none j berta. If these lessons are diligent- .less has sure and fatal results if tiken I ly taken to heart by farmers and prac- interaally. According to present legis-! tised on the farms, then the progress ,Iation he was allowed to serve'his lot the weed train, in what it will ac- customer with what she required, with I ,-omplish, might figuratively said to the only formality that of entering j that of a Juggernaut car, crushin" .her name m the poison book. To his underneath it tho pestilent weeds testimony the druggist added the fact that he was fret the purpose of poisoning gophers, j the Province A "voice ever soft, gentle, and low; an excellent thing in -woman. (Shakespeare's King Lear.) 4. Any plaintaiff and defendant in an action of ejectment. They were sham names used at one time for cer tain "niceties of but the device was abolished iu 1S52. 5. Originai'ly a knight of the an cient order of St. Esprit (Holy Ghost) so called because the decoration was suspended on a blue ribbon. It is now a facetious compliment to a good cook. Lord Bacon's essays. --.which -work he was free to sell strychnine for-jagrloultur.il industry There are some poisons, lie which require prescriptions stated, before "they can be sold, and others, such as the bichloride of mercury and strych- nine, which require none. Coroner Humphries expressed his surprise that poisons ot" the nature mentioned could be obtained with the ease that they are apparently procur- able, and, very rightly, strongly cen- sured the procedure in the easy meth- od it laid open to the suicide or to the poisoner. At his request the jury iu the Inquest, who were equally surnrisT ed at the methods in use which v" much injury to the this part of and elsewhere where they are allowed to thrive. In what it teac-lies of the nature of weeds and 'the modes of eradicating them, the weed train is lent service where it is most desired.' Jas. Maggs, Formerly of Cole- It places be'foro the farmer the nature of the ills which' tho robbers of the soil, in the shape of weeds, work. It tells of their character and how to note and to deal with them. The plan of the weed train expresses the interest of. the authorities in agri, culture, and'this interest will be sidered .well repaid in practical appll- cation by. farmers .of what is demon-j uj i.nmGia -UL wmtt is aemou- the getting of poison an easy strated. In their own Interest there is ndHnrl .j a special call for this. It is not only a matter of the individual farmer fol- man, Accident Victim- Burial in Colenmn (Frnm our Own COLEMAN, Feb. 2S.-The sad news reached Coleman of the acci- dental death of -Mr. Jas. Maggs at Bankhead. Mr. Maggs was fatally hatt.' while mining coal on Friday of list week. He had resided for a number of own benefit but it, likewise, calls on him to see that his neighbor is as diligent as he is, iu the harm which slovenly farming works not only on rcmains were brought from B'anknead the negligent farmer but on the .Colema" on Monday morning's dustrious ones in his neighborhood. fpm ,-n.r. The weed train is well named, "the was a large congregation. The Rev. the attention the authorities to the matter. In the interest of public safety It demands that the existing laws as to the sale of poisons should undergo a drastic revision, so aa to make their sale to and possession by individuals difficult. It is nothing less than a scan- dal that the laws as to the sale of poisons should bo as lax as they un, doubtedly are. The crimftal code as amended makes for precautions in the way of the possession and sale 'Of fire- arms, but at the same time the dead- ly poisons are allowed to be within ____......_. reach of anyone bent on guilty pur- the weather, and in the prospects of I poses. There is an immediate call for I its continuance in an early spring I i. remedy of what is an undoubted evil j season, that the hockey season has in the.easy access to poisons which I come to an end. Whether this will be the present laws allow, if the Drug. I so or not, 'only the Weatherman gists' Act, or any other which deals knows. The season, however, has left with poisons, is a provincial one, it this behind it, that it has pronounced and left after the about two years was a man highly respected by all, of a quiet and peace- lowing out whnt he is told for his He was known as a diligent, cautious' and splendid work- mail. The sympathy of the whole community goes out to the children so suddenly and sadly orphaned. 'The for the payment of reparations. It is thing better to suggest than the al lied terms, iu which case, if it were equivalent to the global reparations fixed in the Parts agreement, the al- lies will no donbt accept them. But not one sou below the amount deter- mined in Paris will he acceptable. The British, Italian and Japanese governments, as well as the French government have decided that those terms formed the minimum amount Germany must pay and there can be no reduction." Lloyd George Presides Premier Lloyd George opened the proceedings by informing the Ger- mans that the conference first would take up the reparations question and would then discuss disarmament. Dr. Simons agreed and commenced to de- being held in liver his statement. The conference is the state dining room of historic Lan- caster House, formerly known as Staf- ford House, and now the London Museuem. The apartment was de- corated in crimson damask and gold and the usual great horseshoe table had been placed in .position. Premier Lloyd George sat at this table being flanked by Earl Curzon. secretary of state for foreign affairs and Prem- ier Briantl of France. Belgian, Ital- ian and Japanese delegates were rang- ed on either side. On the opposite side the Germans were given places when they entered the room. Search German Pockets A suggestion by Premier Briand that "Germany's pockets be searched" found cordial support ir several quar- ters here today. Sir Henry Brittain asked Mr. Lloyd George in the house of commons yes- terday whether a member of the cab- garoo court was held, to enliven thlnti, and assist in raising funds. The spirit of tho game spread, and two local youths, came prepared to have some fun at the expense of another, with a supply of inferior eggs. At the proper moment the missies were dis- clMrged, but the victim made a move and the shots missed their mark, but found another in the person of a prom- inent citizen, whose clothing was wrecked. Tho offenders- offered to make good the unfortunate damage by having the suit sent to the cleaner, but the victim did not see eye- to eye morning the thermometer was at zero at aeren o'clock. At ten o'clock t was 35 above, and during the after- noon a warm Chinook in from the west. This with the warm shine melted the snow, snd Friday morning very little was left. Tho roads are now drying up and travel is fair- ly good. The implement dealers are very busy, and all are preparing for the spring crop, which promises to bo a good acreage. A number of the young farmers who have been in the lumber camps dur- ing the winter months, are now re- turning, and will be busy preparing their seed, and machinery for the spring work. A large crowd of men from Pincher Creek, and other points west were iu Macleod Thursday and Friday, for the famous Cameron trial, which came to a sudden ending on Friday noon, on the evidence of a noted medical spe- cialist S. B. Woods, K.C.. Edmonton, assisted hy C. F. Adams, K.C., ot Cal- Eary. defended the accused, Cameron. of Lethbridge, presid- Mayor Fawcett. who has been in Edmonton in the interests of the town, j reports having a very satisfactory in terview with the various departments. Municipal matters were considered >y that department, and the educa- ional department were willing to list- en, and promised aid along the lines as taken by the mayor. Even the sub- divisions .will receive further assist- ance, so that towns may deal with hem, and an inspector will visit Macleod at a not far distant date to confer with the town authorities on hese. At the nomination for councillors in he Municipality ot Bright on the 31st f February, 1921, all went in by ac- lamation except that of Orton, where n election will be held OB Monday, February 28th, 1921. Those elected by acclamation are: E. Murphy, Ewelme district; T. Bailey, Ardenville; Robert Caroll. for the Glass district; R. B. McNabb, for Macleod East and Slide- out; John Syeinoff, north of the river. So far very few will require seed grain for the coming spring, and those who will need it will have their applications in early enough to get it; Sunday was grandmother's day in the London Times from Cairo says it PICKED UP FOR TUB BU3Y MAN Fire, .which ntirtod In the chimney, destroyed the brick houso of J. B. McKcllop, St. ThonnH. E. Lushhy was arrested In Sudburv for a U.S. bill to by means of a tobacco utamp. Chlctfo has policeman who over JOO pounds and is nearly >eren feet tall. Hearing that Henry Ford is having a hard time keeping the wolf frqm the door, a Detroit woman has offered to lend him A jury of negro women will em- panelled in the Orange, N. J., district court for the next case in which a member of that, race is on trial. Every year thore will be awarded to some operator of the Bell Tele- phono in the 17. s.. a gold medal and with them and sought the police. I.at-1 JLOOO for the most heroic act of tho er, it was desired to withdraw the case, but the police thought it time to call a halt, and the penitents were brought before S. J. Layton, retiring with a flue ot 110 and costs, apiece. ELECTION RESULTS IN EUREKA MUNICIPALITY (From Our Own Correspondent) TABER, Feb. from the three main polls in the Hureka1 municipality election for councillors, leld today, with three councillors to be elected, were as follows: Reliance..... Purple Springs Grassy Lake Goshke. Johnston. 18 20 22 26 54 21 94 67 Martin. Primrose. Webb Reliance ____ '22 10 5 Purple Spgs. 26 Grassy L. 22 20 42 s 41 54 There are six polls, the above polls being the important ones, and the three others being smallf are" net ex- pected to change the result to any extent. As Johnston, Martin and Primrose are running close, however, one may Jose, though at present, 5oshke, Primrose and Martin appear o be elected. The returns were ob- tained from W. W. Russell, D. R. 0., at Reliance. KING OF HEDJAZ MAY ABDICATE LONDON', Mar? dispatch to terday whether a member of the cab- Sunday was grandmother's day in' the London Times from Cairo says it inet could not go to Germany to in- the Methodist Church. The day .was I is stated in well informed circles vestigate that country's ability to pay bright and warm; the thermometer there that Hussein Ben All, king-of the reparations demanded, hut the rose to 60 degrees above at noon. In the Hodjaz, has advised the Brittah premier shook his head. He said later Lhut the question of Germany's taxa. Lion of wine, beer and tobacco would be one of'the subjects discussed to- day. Racapture Trade Reports that Germany was planning to recapture her old industrial posl- in wore declared-.to be confirmed the Daily Mail which cited state the church on the right and left of the minister sat the oldest grandmoth- ers In this part of Alberta. Mjs. Max- field, one of them, has celebrated "her 90th birthday. At the close of the ser- vice, after the minister had referred to her, and her useful life, she was presented with a bouquet oarna- ions. Surveyors for the carrying on of the government that he intends to abdi- cate' if his claims with regard to Arabia are not settled by March 21. TABER FLOUR MILL IS WORKING AGAIN Sneak thieves in Greenburg, Pa., had been stealing milk. Several wo- men doctored the bottles with castor oil, and there have been no more thefts. Miss Llziie Overturff, chief of police of Buckncr, 111., overtook two men who had held up a crap game, obtaining ?700, disarmed them and locked them up. Thomas A. Rowson, of Philadelphia. won a bride when he promises Mrs! Emma Snyder he would join the church. The happy couple total 120 years between them. A New York man took the gas tank of his automobile into his house to repair it. While using a soldering iron the tank exploded, blowing out part of the wall, but injuring nobodji While the memberg of the fcholr of the First Methodist Church, London. were attending the morning service, someone stole a lady's fnr coat, valued at from tho locked cloakroom. There is to be installed In the Na- tional Museum at Washington, D C exhibits of Scotch, rye and bourbon whiskey.- These relics of a departed age .will carry heavy burglar insur- Though 17 pel-sons gave evidence, only one voice was heard in the quiet- est case ever tried in Washington D.C., courtj. It was a landlord-tenant dispute, and all the participants, ei- cept ths interpreter, were deaf mutes. A full-grown orang-outang in mourn- ing for itg mate that died on the voy- ige; six pythons, each over 20 feet long, and a two-year-old elephant composed part of the cargo of a steam- r arriving at San Francisco rlonolulu. from ments of United States newsprint big irrigation ditch arrived last week, manufacturers as laying Germany and have already begun their work. v.-is willing to sell ir) foreign markets The crew, who are drilling test holes better farming in all that it is intended to carry ont. THE HOCKEY SEASON. D. K. Allan conducted the service which was largely choral. Mr. Allan made a few fitting remarks on tho personality and character of Mr. Maggs. A large number accompanied remains to the cemetery where .Animus tu Liio cemetery wnere It looks, with the present change of j tne close of the religious cere- becomes innerative that it should be the great interest taken in hockey. I J'arold snd Tames, the children of looked the Legislature at Ed-j This has been a healthy Interest, of monton. If it is a federal mutter, it behooves the authorities at Ottawa to take action. THE DOMINION AND AUTONOMY. Referring to the retirement the kind .which real sport, in the way ot outdoor games, furnishes. Tho winter season has shown a re- iroducts at lower prices .tha.n could 1 he maintained by home industries The Morning Post declared today "We ought to sit on Germany's head until France Is again a first-class European the newspaper foreshadowing the plan for a joint invasion of Germany which Marshal Foch and Premier Lloyd George are supposed to have discussed over the week-end. It was declared the plan doubtless contemplated the seizure of the Ruhr mining district In Western Germany. Marshal Foch presided at a meet- ing of military experts at French head- quarters yesterday at which there was a discussion of plans to-be fol- lowed, should the Germans be re- calcitrant. The people of London Displayed Mr. Magga, accompanied the remains' "reat curiosity in the German delega: to Coleman on .Monday. I tion, many spectators gathering early Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Pizer gave a'tnis morning in the .neighborhood of birthday party on Friday evening in' Lancaster House where a special honor of their daughter, Grace who' of police wag on duty. In order roarhpf) }ipr uni il ....._ i that, t.hnv mip-ht avm'd Tumsinp- (From Our Own Correspondent) TABER, Feb. Harris Mill- ing Co., which has not been operating for some time past, began grinding again today, and will continue its mill- ing facilities as before The following advertisement ap- pear in a Vulva. 111., paper: "Strayed Hoistein heifer. Any information will be rewarded by a good drink of whiskey." Next day over a dozen farmer brought in .heifers they claim- I ed to have found. the members of the Orange lodge, of which the deceased was a member, conducted their last rites and also the funeral service of U. M. W. A. was read. Mr. Elgin Lousbury has been con- fined to his bed through sickness. Mrs. Jackson, sister-in-law of the late Mr. Maggs and Aileen, Marion they might avoid passing Milner from the Colonial andi1 7 Ug" relations to the Dominion ;an compliments Senator vival of hockey, particularly as it ap- her 14th birthday. It was ,-------o plies to the interest shown in tho in the form a surprise and the i trough the crowded street, the Ger- i snown m the tnlrty or invited voung people mans left tneir hotel by a rear exit games of the Crow's League. The had a great time keeping It secret i and hurried from their friend. It was a jolly! the which the late Colonial vt-i g forward to com- ing of the city, in that it is a influence. This should make 1 encouragement towards sports of party that" assembled c'elebra-i TRY TO GET FORTUNE The boys and girls say "they tion_____ a....._, had the time of their young lives." Mr. and Mrs. Pizer had made great pro- vision for the occasion and the young folks entered into the spirit of the evening with great zest. The hours passed pleasantly and 'quickly with years of his Colonial Sccrctarybhip. "His personal contact .with Canadian and other overseas it has perhaps led him to n broad- er view of Imperial relationship than the Round Table spokesmen used to I pani.-M i i enunciate though they were giving I localr tcIBm' carry' us tho Tables from tho Mount, and The today we may say that Hving better for Sy kinds. With the cultivation of sport, such there should also be the ol dean sportsmanship, of all, no matter what games and music and songs. The "eats" were in abundance and greatly relished by all. Grace was the re- cipient of many beautiful and ap- propriate gifts. Her father and mother's gift was an amethyst gold FOR YOUNG SOLDIER OTTAWA. Feb. the, efforts of the Dominion command ofl the GiW.V.A., D. Stanley MacNeil, a young Canadian expeditionary force British statesman has done more than .soldier now in Edmonton, may come into three million dollars worth of property. liefore Ihe war. the firm of Sparrow and MaeXeil of Montreal, purchased for JJ.OOO a farm at Island Point, Cape ring. Breton, the MacNeil in the firm be- On Sunday evening next March Oth, inK 1" brother of D. Stanley a representative of tho Brotherhood I a family agreement Movement is to occupy the Institn-! was fl) come to the younger tional church pulpit. Tho Brotherhood Movement is mak- brotber when lie was 21 years old. should the he to give reality conception ofl among playe'rs and partnership as between the nations of irit both the British Commonwealth." In what is perhaps a very timely nriirin, in the fact thai, wo view cer- tain in the Dominion straining at ar- gument, in what ?rt) may say is in the Epirit of taking tithe of mint and cummin and neglecting the weightier matters of the law, to show whore tho Uoininion is not in full possession of that autonomy which should be its roriion, the Canadian Gaitcto cays .13 IJI.IC.WB! "Tho real problem is how best to make that partnership work, and Ixml Milner bimnolf put tho caoe well jurhon evsr tho im, played, no matter to w.Vre ih, There have been what may In; term- ed "unpleasant tin; pro- groM of the hilt these will no doubt oft as interest in the games and when it comes to he realized all mini.I tlmt trno prowosn on tlm tt-e l-lltcB In Playing the men should, and in accepting tho spirit of defeat In true .sportsmanlike spirit. This is .what fihonld logical evolution in thn Intiirr-at whirl. Xov' between ten and 'twelve mil- splemlid progress thronnlioi.t the' of Hypsuni has been found world and in our own province. This' on l'm farm and young MacNeil is is part of a campaign to extend his share. The case is be- influenco. Xo doubt there will be thrc8nwl out in the courts. large turnout of men to hear the Jr. Everybody is invited. C. P. R. WILL RESTORE REDUCED SUMMER FARES TORONTO; March was slated he-re last night that special summer holiday rates will be re- stored by the C. P. R, on June 1 when a reduction of 25 per cent, on the regular rate will be grant- ed on occasions. This will be the first year for special inducements to tourists since the special holi- day rates ceased on account of the war. hockey has aroused, and it is tlm mal.itainod. t means by which that interest can be ua Iril8t i good of the game will be eo. Housing loans in Hamilton last year numbered. 123, and amounted1 to 4 CHAMP CLARK IS 4 CRITICALLY ILL 4> WASHINTITON, March 4 The condition of Kepresenta- 4 live Champ Clark, Democratic 4 leader of the house, who was 4 reported hist night to bo critic- 4 4 ally ill, wan reported unchang- 4 4 ed shortly after .j o'clock this 4 4 morning. A 4 "But for Real Smoking, Give Me My When you're digging into work, or digging out for home or topping off a good meal, or enjoying the evening at home, or taking a final smoke before bed, that's the time a fellow wants his pipe and SENATOR SMOKING TOBACCO Have you tried this bright Virginia tobacco, that makes the old pipe taste sweeter than ever, and is so "Deliciously Fragrant" In 15c. Packages and pound Tins. ;