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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR W, I'JIil' THE LETHBBIPGE HEHACO MINTING COMPANY. UMITIP I tth Slitct HoutB, Le'.HSrldji, Albtrti proprietor! anrt W. A. BUCHANAN iiml Dlrictot JOHN TOHIl.lNCa liuslnesi Ifember Audit HureAU of SubicrEotien Ratei: rxnr, dtllvfrtd, per week..........I by "nail, per yoar............ f-J! Dally, by fi nmnths........ by mail. 3 months........... by mall, mail per year to U.S... -.0' Mr. I.loyil tliMrgo puls tho ease vo woll .wlion ho comiaros the load which llii> imh'limily will place on normally with llio bunlcns which tile war has imposed on limit Itntain and Vriuice thus: "This year wo havo a million unemployed as a direct result of the but wo havo to liml for paying mir debt charges and pensions ami disability allowances five hundred mil lion puunils sterling. If Oormany car- Y TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1 What does "sui juris" mean? 2. What la. Hie story of tho Bim- flou-er? 1 3. why is the sunflower as havo it bo called? dees the saying that It Is ries out this year the Paris proposals a to build about she will have to find one hundred anil one's him million pounds H'n Great Britain alone THE PROVINCIAL BALANCE SHEET. Credit, in the copfid'erico it inspires, Is an asset both individually and na- tionally. With this in mind the 1'rov- ince has much to congratulate itself over in the. surplus over expenditure, as shown in the figure's from the pub- lic accounts brought into the Lesis: laturo by.Hon. C. K. Mitchell, the Pro- vincial Treasurer. With all the demands made on Gov- ernments, and with the difficulty too often of resisting these demands, the showing in the public accounts spells its own praise in that it betokens o very careful consideration of theso demands, relative to the length of the purse of ihe Government, and a judic- ious desire to be conservative in ex- pentiiUirc, in the proper sensing what fhe credit of the Province means in the showing of a balance on the right side of the ledger. The position of Provincial Treasur- er is a responsible and an onerous one, where sometimes it is difficult to resist the temptation to yield, in the cmlls.made on the-public purse, to the blandishment wiijeh popularity as some- regard it gives. In this matter It may be said that the custodian of the public purse has to be bomb-proof, without standing in the way of what is legitimately necessary for the pub- lic welfare. With this in mind, and the stress paid to practical econ- omy which the surplus in the public accounts shows, it may well be regard- ed to ba an achievement -which in times like these a Minister of the Crown in the capacity of Provincial Treasurer may pride himself on. twe-nty fourth Ihe sum has to Jind. "I-'rance. in addition to war charges and pensions list, has to iiiid francs for repairing her devastated areas. Germany, therefore will have to find this year one ninth ot what France has to find, and ''.vo are told that the effort Germany puts is colossal sacrifice. It shows that Germany has not yet realized the essential facts of the situation." When Mr. Lloyd Georgo mentions the amount to be paid by Germany this year, he refers to the arrange- ment for payments of the sum of 55 billions fixed at the Paris Conference. These payments are as follows, coin the toast at tians in YVluu is an orrery? TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS What is the longest bridge in ues the number of Chris- world compare with the vYiini is thc estimated number of inhabitants of the world? Which is the larger ill point of population, London, Eug., or Now York? After the British Empire Vnat are the live largest, countries in the world ill name ol order? What are the rarest and most valuable postage stamps? People With'Gardens Object to Bcviaes-UCivic 'Club To Take Matter I'p (From Our Own Correspondent) CAUDSTON', Mar. At the regu- lar meetiuB ot tho Clirdston civic club to bo held next Monday night, at the court home at 7.SO o'clock (March 14) there promises to he some "row." Vor years the iiusstion of the town cow- herd has agitated the citizens ot Carditon. There are two kinds of people in those that .have cows and those that have not. Those that have as well as many that have, claim thai'Cardston cannot suc- cessfuily-plant treesvaloug the streets, or lawns in their front, yards, or even keep a garden.safely if the town.herd exists, for the fows do get away from the herders during fly time and they PINDINO LABOR FOR SPRING WORK REOlrJA, March Kates representing Saskatch- ewan, Manitoba and Alberta government employment olllc- ials are meeting in Regiua to- day. They are attempting to devlsfl a method of transferring men engaged in winter work ,to summer employment with as llttlo dela'y" as possible. Kepro- sentatlves the farmer iirgau- izations of tho three provinces will attend when supply, dis- tribution for farm labor will be iliscussed. tho SASKATCHEWAN HAIL INSURANCE BOARD HAS SURPLUS REGIN'A, Starch rep- SERVES 1HE SOUTH Tho new president took tho oath on March -I ut 1.1S p.m., Washington time, or 11.1S. Alhcrtu time. Tho full tdxt of hits inauKurul address which tuytfthur with un account of (TTomuny, was published in tho Ifcrahl's noon edition. The efficiency PICKED Vf IN PASSING FOR T H K BUSY HAN C. Brandlo been appointed IKMlnnuter of AmhorutburK. Fivo hundred padting house em- ployes in Montreal are on strike. Knenk thieve! entered the home of Goodyear, Woodstock, and a child's bank containing }3. Geo. Leeds, a North Dumfries farm- er, had his leg broken by a log fall- and completeness of tho lleruld's leas- ed wire telugraphie service is there- by the President was speaking tho message was being tick- ed oft' and recoived by the telegraph operator in tho Herald olllco, passed ing on him while loading a sleigh. on to the tour linotype machines to bo put into type. The 1.10 train for the west carried tho noon edition of tho liorald containing tho full report of the address to all subscribers in tho Crow's Nest Pass. Of course the three. The British Government is about to purchase tho rights to an anti-tuber- culosis serum discovered by a Swiss doctor. resenting, over 100 rural municipalities oviock edition containing afternoon The London Chronicle's political of the province are today attemlinE; news serves the north, west, and south correanonndont understands Sir Erie j Saskat-1 the same way. .aociutinn I Headers of tho I.ethbric! the annual convention of the Saskat chewan Hail Insurance As; which opened this morning under tho j 1Kwg (he world" at homo chairmanship of thc president, A. E. j iimi abroad fresh from the wires. Wilson, ot Indian Head. The board 1. ANSWERS The bridge over the river Ta puted in English money, to be paid in in Scotland, 2 miles vards do get in the cabbages, and generally of directors reported a surplus as at I speaking they are the .worst enemies j the close of 1920 of over half a mil-1 PREMIER MEIGHEN TO MOVE FOR SOLDIERS' v j to lawns and-trees that exist. So thatjUon dollars on tho last two years' op- the Civic Club is going to go into this ermtions. Matters of interest to tho sold marks beginning May 1: First j two years, third to fifth j year. sixth to year. ninth to eleventh year. next 31 years, The money as received each- half [year will be divided into three parts per cent, goes to Great Britain, 1 to be allotted between her and the nations comprising the jpire; 52 per cent, gi j and 2tJ per cent, to be di I the other Allies. This final sum fixed Non- Icnsth. 2. Christians. Christians. 1.HS1.9S1.000. l.t) 4. London, with ;i population as against ill Aew j matter and the question up for debate next Monday night is: "Resolved that Cardstun should York. abolish tbv town cow herd and more session. i rigidly enforce the pound law." j A large attendance .of the is expected and undoubtedly some so- holders of insurance under the muni- cipal hail scheme will be discussed, during the afternoon, the concluding iJutlou ot tho problem will be found. Russia is the second o n France is third China fonrth; United Jnoth by Ul., CHlb is ad- blue i States fifth; and Brazil sixth. G. Thc penny and twopenny u.uu, i; of t fclllldiug Cara. Mauritius ot 1M, It-is believed that, less than .10 specimens ot the penny ju m tha 'inade. the pM-'o-it building us well t of lh'? location. Card- ie distributing centre for IRON SPRINGS NEWS SPECIAL COMMITTEE OTTAWA, MaA The premier has given notice that he will on Wednesday move tho formal resolution for the appointment of a Geddus, Minister of Transport, will Herald resign from tho Cabinet ill August. AuJnmate of the Chatham House of Hefuge named Knobb. who is suf- fering from mental trouble, has been missing for several days. Fire of unknown origin destroyed the big bank barn with four horses, seven cows and 24 pigs belonging to Verne Wright, near Ridgetown. Tho Quebec Liquor Commission was appointed, consisting of lion. G. W. Simard, Hon. H. C. Carroll, Drouin, Sir Wm. E. Stavert and A. It. Caron. :u than Specjmens of the penny he British Em-1 twopenny of this issue are in (.nu.y'of ;oes to France, j istence. rfii.gle copies unnsued of each as" ou divided between i value, from Sir William Avery's col-! :s were m foi- special committee "to consider ques- tions relating to the pensions, insiir- (Special Correspondence) ance and re-establisliment of returned IRON SPRINGS, March soldiers, and any amendments to the I While James Neville was filing a weather looks like spring just' now. existing laws in relation thereto which large at C. R. Manlett's mills, The farmers are starting to burn may he considered necessary by ths staffordville, someone turned on tho Russian alfalfa fields, and Charles committee with ptnver to send for per-' steam which started the saw, cutting has commenced plowing. sons, papers and records, to print! a large hole in his leg. from day to day its proceedings and the evidence taken for the use of the committee, and to report from time to time." Rev. II. H. Whitcside and Mr. F. Gledhill will finish their special ser- vices at Lron Springs, Picture Butte THE ALLIED MARCH ON GERMANY. If Germany Is entitled to any com-1 migration In the plight In which; she claims she is placed. In J% enforce- ment ot the indemnity, ''In., the steps now taken by the AJltesv'riie has for- feited If' by her rnthlessness during the war and in the consideration of what can only be too well Imagined her conduct would be were she in the position, should the fortunes of war have favored -her, to enforce her de- mands on a defeated foe. Th'la apart, any consideration she claims Is denied to her In that she has not made the least attempt to liquidate her debt to the Allies. All her endeavors have been to stall off the issue and to seek to evade payment of what she herself have .ruthlessly exacted, given the chance. She has made no attempt lo set her house in order towards meeting her liability. On the contrary in her own internal financing she has played the old role of Germany over all, in considering her own needs first and ignoring her treaty obllca- tions to the Allies. The answer to Germany's plea of poverty is given by Raymond Ppincare, ex-President of the French Republic and Turin on Sunday. On Friday last Mr. and Mrs. T. A. McDonald were out to the entertain-1 hold its organization meeting about ment at Turin. When they reached i Thursday morning. The committee, it is expected, will made up in the arrangement come to to levy an export tax of 12 per cent. ad valorem on German, exports, which is expected to bring in a year. AFTER THE FIRST SKIRMISH. The Government at Ottawa has so far weathered the gale in its first skirmish with the Opposition, in tho majority which brought about the de- feat of the Mackenzie King amend- ment. The majority may be consider- ed a sustaining one by the Govern- ment supporters, but its true meaning read in'that is not so much a victory1 qn, which the Government can "congratulate- itftetr.-as the jority ttrat ma- ouse the 'Wisdom of waiting fpr.j-Qdistribu- 'tipn bafore a "-Election. So far aa the Government is con- cerned, the majority it succeeded in getting on the want oE confidence mo- tion. cannot be held to be one for any- thing of the assumption of an over- weening confidence. In analyzing the result the fact of pairing by Progres- sives must be borne in mind, in its fetched ?7.2yO. Used specimens have fetched for tho penny, and for the twopenny. Cattle Embargo Removal Issue In Legislature Hon. Duncan Marshall Declares Cattle Industry Faces Ruin Resolution Passes fSporia! to Tne EDMONTON, March Closing of the debate on the resolution ol Capt. R. E. Campbell (Opposition) Rocky Mountain, demanding that the Eovernr ment complete the link of LhetCentral Canada Hallway to the dis- trict was the chief feature of the Tuesday night session of the legisla- ture. After A. F. Ewing, right wing opposition leader, had scored the gov- ernment for its past record In financ- ing only fifty miles of the 100 miles of the line for which the provincial affecting the size of the Government guarantee o[ was originally majority, and the view held by those given, the members passed the res- who, outside the intimate supporters of the Government, regarded the wis- dom of a Redistribution Dill flrst before au appeal to the country deserves to he taken into calculation. How the Redistribution Bill will affect representation in the West, in the matter of adding to it, has become olution unanimously. Mr. Ewinjr, James Ramsey (ex-op- position leader of last Alex. j Moore, U. F. A. member, Cochrane, and Capt. Campbell, all spoke in sup- port of the resolution with differing points of View. Want Cattle Embargo Off Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister of riruHure, delivered what amounted somewhat in the nature of a specula-1 la a lecture on the subject of the Brit- tion. The question has been raised! ish embargo against Canadian cattle following the statement of Mr. Gauth- the evening. Mr. Marshall spoke on a resolution proposed by ler in the House m respect to the Jame3 -Nanton, In an article he has contributed to Le! Quebec. It is well under-1 demanding that the legislature urge -1 j stood that the Province of Quebec i upon the House of Commons of Great furnishes the unit on which represeu- tation throughout the Dominion is based. This is obtained by dividing its population by 65, the present num- ber of Quebec representatives in the House, which, if Mr. Gauthier is right in his estimation of the population Matin. In- this he said: "As George remarked at the Paris ence German taxes arc lower than ours, aud I may add that they are not regularly collected. As to the Reich's budget expenses they defy both the Treaty and common sense. Can the Allies ignore such facts as the removal of the embargo. J. McColl (Government) Acadia. who recently wade a trip to the old country, described how he had met a up for discussion at the next meeting of the club, on Monday evening. Mr. Clyde Jones, Caniston's fore- most violinist. Is arranging an excel- lent program in accompaniment of the famous photoplay "Humoresque." Lit-; T tie Dewey Uytpn. a boy of seven purciia9ed a years, and a pupil of Mr. Jones will team of horges from Mj, Peck and breaking the window. Nothing very serious was done, although a few lit- tle things were taken that some boys are quite fond of. Mr. Chester McDonald made a GOVERNMENT LABOR LEGISLATION PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON up Leon, with such selections