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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Tllli LKTHBHIDGK DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, MAHCU 10, 1920 Sbe ictbbtiboc Dcralb Ictbfccifcoe, Siberia AND WCIKLY wi ind Pu THB LrTHIRItXJl HERALD NUNTINQ COMPANY, LIMITED Mil .Uttlbrids. W. A. BlKhftntB Managing Director system, it should uol (all short o! He mark. The plan is well conceived ill the realization of lie part worker's, play In the succeis o! any insiHuUoB. in which they are primarily interested. II becomes therefore a policy at wis- dom to rouse, eocourage, and mMntnfn 'ibis interest. Tbli has been rightly ;iensed by those bshiud the Canadian i Hallways TELEPHONES OWlcd........... 1J92 1ZM Audrt Bwiau of CIreulitloru Ratta: par waclc Ditlr; year br 5.04 WMkljr, 17 mail, year...... i.M r. mall. yeav to U.S. S.OO (SIR THOMAS OF j GREAT ASSURANCE It Sir Thomas White, ei-Hiuister o! j Ktcuiav hail au> desire iu prove to che world that he was the opposite to bis wfeo is known as "Doubting Thomas" he gave ample svidence of the same la tho dogmatic assurance he held that, if a Natfonai Liberal-Conservative party wai form- with Ibe injrodlanu of the old Con- servative party and the Liberals who tolned Unionist cause who though! like on fiscal Questions. Sir Robert Borden would sweep the country. As political prophet Sir Thomas was essaying too much when he climbed to such heights of assurance. Aa a pick-me-up iu Iho way of en of of subscription ap- llj on addroi label. at expiration data 1 it an authority to coDtlaua att- WHAT ABOUT A FAIR? So far there hai-been nothing aud- dble to indicate that any movement la being made to get a [air for Leth- bridge this year, the credit of the otty this should not be taken to mean that nothing is intended to be done. To let the fair go by default for want of Ibe necessary interest i would 'be a reproach to the city; this too highly sensed by the cltiieiis -to ''.shorn the svay a city is j regarded' should mean much. The present is distinctly an occa- i slon for B group of citizens to step into the breach and to endeavor to i make something more name than being the centre of tlie 1 wheat belt. is no call ior uny- thlnj" in" thv hja'ghiludo or magnificence so far as it relates to holdlig a fair in the city. The first and foremast aim should be that of utility. That aim should primarily rest on firing encouragement, in the way; of local competition amongit -the farm'erH io the district, In the raising and, showing of the best ,they can pro courating his chief, there consid- erable virtue iu what the ex-Minister of Finance had to say. But with duo respect to him this was the only vir tue which his hold assurance tins. No one. leastways Sir Thomaa. can have any came to speak with the as lurance be did with a full knowledge f the signs of the times. Wllhoul oing further the question put to bin y Mr. Copp as to why, If he had this was enough to shake the belief o :ven EO staunch a believer In th lestlnles of the party to which he i iligned as Sir Thomas himself. Hi Assurance when this Is 'said is of kind of the boy who t whistles in Ih vood to keep up his courage, and his particular case the courage lip present Government. The words at Sir ThomasjWhite ar >rave words, and it requires a brav man at this time to utter them. he left a Government in which he ha such strong bopes is a pertinent que :Iou under the circumstances. A else apart the occasion has served to sbow how strong a believer Sir duce- in grasses, livestock and all that appertains- to life on the farm, A fair on utility basis is what Lctbbrldge requires. Even a two days1 fair is better than none. Be yond-the other purposes which a fair Vlll servo, it Will ije a great medium for..linking; between Ihc city and the agricultural community out side. i Tlie .'experiences of previous fairs may lie discouraging. That should nol mean that there should be a throwing up of hands in an attitude of despair when (he matter of a fair is broached It rather calls for a new vision am new lines of procedure. The harde a problem may appear, the greate glory in meeting it and solving it. Time is going on. bringing nearer the lime for regret should the-sensof pass .without a fair being held ii Some, actiop should taken, and taken wilhouf delay, baring a fair iu Lethhrldge thi seaion. ssurance, ising the be was so strong in ad Government to carry 01 inly Release of Hay Stored in Uthbridge Saved Cattle- Real Estate Moving Thomas White is in a fiscal policy of high protection.' So firm is his belief that It has become an obses- sion, and what he: believes _in he has got himself 16 believe that the coun- try' as a whole, believes in.- As a poli- tical hallucination it may pass, but there it .ends. The bold prophecy of Sir Thomas White may be construed as a bold challenge'to the United and a 'bid for the'support of the.reaction- ary element of the Liberal party which has still a belief in the virtue} of some ot the recent historic utterances ot D. McKeiwie would indicate. In this respect b'e may be said to have no little faith in the "light in the and has endeavored to give it a brighter glare in what.he seeks to effect. Heading into the political second sight of Sir Thomas, it Is-easy to discern why 1m went over to the party of Sir Robert Boriten when the opportunity was given him in the reciprocity issue'of. IM1. So far as the existence of the pre- sent Government is concerned it one of compromise as the West, in the importance it attaches to a rightful representation In a future Parliament, (From Our Own RAYMOND. March moder- ting ot the weather it the most im- onant news item of the lait few It Is proving an Inestimable 3oou to tho stockmen as the recent old snap has been hard on the cattle, sloe': was In poor shape to endure he rigors of the weather, which count-' d with the scarcity at feed, compli- ated matters until the situation be- an to look grave. There have been some losses around Raymond but those reported indicate hot the number is not Several of the smaller cattle owners vho were ow on hay have suffered Quite seri- ously. The feed situation is still perpleiing problem. With the coming of spring farmers are asking the ques- ion where Is the hay coming from? There certainly isn't enough In Ihe country, according to.James E. Sleeks, who is in close touch-with the. situa- Ion, and he points out that the.- ex- port supply in the north and 'east is exhausted. In fact, hay originally in tended for Southern Alberta hns heei diverted north. England and'the continent has also taken a large mian lity of eastern Canada said Mr Meeks. The provincial government had a considerable amount of Quebec ha> in the yards at Lethbridge. said Mr Meeks, which was being reserved fo spring needs. The authorities recog Hired the that hay was absolute ly essential when seeding time cann round. But when the cold spell cann threatening tho very existence of thou sands of head of slock, cattleme got in touch with Edmonton and th result was an immediate talo of th hay. That it went a long way to ward saving tho lives of many suffer ing range animals is quite evident. Owing to the illness of liev. Win rvine he was unable'to'speak in Ra> rnond as advertised, 'lie'will, 1 ever, appear here at a later date unrte he auspices of the' U.FjA-.- De Less Lund 'has purchased juilding lot in the centre of town an will shortly modern sidence. T. Oil also bought a Io 'roni Will Card on Columbia ,avenu and will move his home'to this he and more central site. 'Property Changes. Hands There: is'conslderable m'ovoment real estate circles of late. Last wee saw the transfer ot one of the fine sites ,iu town. King brothers an Green purchased tfoni Secu'ri Investment company the''.'proper; known as Ihe .Security block corner lot on which th-is block stand The figure paid for the property rui. well up Into the thousands. It is nc yet announced what the new owne will ,do with the building, but it reported .that it will be enlarged an remodelled .and-convertediinto Eton and offices on the ground floor an the upstairs residence, suites an between, 'fMicl-vanct Purple Springs be put It that at 'the next meeting "qf .tie. of tha pros anil ft unorganized districts dtieUsied, .Tha.jecreUcy. a-aX requested to write tha O.P.H. lug them to so rearranie their time- table that travelling on Uta Crow's Nest lino might make better with the Aldersyde branch. The superintendent of mail service was also to he ttsked to Im- pryre the unsatisfactory service on the AMersyde Hne. .Mr. P. W. Green of Hollimj Oreen is spending a few days in Tiber on return trip from Calgary. Agricultural Society of Sydney. A meeting of the Agricultural so in ety was bold on Wednesday March -d. the president W. A. Porteosa In te chair. The president In- resting report of the recent Fairs' onventfon held In Edmonton. He nuounced that'the date of the Taber Ir was Auguit 2. S and 4. It >clded to rush the preparation of the riie list so as to It tor stributlon before fhe end of April, new feature on the prize Hat will o a butter fat testing contest. An fforl will be made to secure tbo amous Martin Children for this ear's program. The prize list this ear will be considerably increased, lostly in the live classes. Taber achieved an enviable repuls- ion last year through Us fair and It s confidently expected that the clt- zens will fake hold of this' coming nc mid make It the best ever. The date of the Retlaw fair is July 30. :Mr. John Fetry. a farmer at Rolling Green has Just returned from Wash- ugton. Hills are out announcing the auction :alo on 27th. by the Canadian ilortgage Investment Company, of tha iroperty formerly owned by Dr. .eech, corner of DeVeber Ave. and First St. south. Tho weather indications at present prognosticate iin early exodus of cit- zens to the surrounding farms. Gar- deners loo are beginning to catch the spring fever. We note thai W, J. Hodges is out with a proposal to recall some of our counciirr.en. wish he would ex- tend his operations to the Canadian Senate that has been on the nest since Confederation at big expense and not many chicks to show, S. A. Officer Assaulted An unprovoked nnd brutal assault was made upon L-teuteuant Robert Battersby of the Salvation Army while in the Victoria Cafe, Saturday evening. We trust that the criminal will be promptly brought to justice and a well deserved lesson meted out to Mm. The town-would be well rid of such trash. Mr. Ii. M. Bvell, provincial secretary of the Canadian Brotherhood Federa- speak next Sunday in Knox church at 11 v tho Methodist church at St. Theodore's church at hearty. Invita- tion Is given, to men of the community to attend these services. Mr. W. Walker was called away tlie end of last week to Westaskiwin to ajtenrt tho funeriU 'of a brother who had 'diW'suddcnljMhere.' HICKED UP ran THE effect on March 31. Mr. Meek has been tax collector since 1906, suc- ceeding J. C. Poasford. Uov. it. O. Illundell. the pastor of the First Baptist rhurcb at .Medicine Hat, died, in that city p.fter u brief 111- of one month. The death Is .announced, ot Sir Thomas Anderson Dean of the Faculty of Medicine In the University He wai born Iu Scotland -While then ia yet no official an nouucemenl. It Is practically decided that Armour Packing Company will establish large branch In Ot tawa. Ctmtrmet for the eteel structural work ot the new Allen Oalcary has been awarded to tbe Dominion Bridge Co. Agents of tbe Pryce-Jones property In Calgary offered to sell it to the school board for J335.000. Before the war the property wan valued at ?420.- 000 it was stated. The resignation of Tax Collector Thomas .Meek, of St. Thomas was ac- cepted by tho City Council to take persons, the City Council Thomas Itwreasc-rt Mayor ll yearly from ?500 to ot St. "I said Mr. Rowell, snd there were ronrs of expect that 'no-Irian's land' will bo barricaded with benches and barbed wire." With the arrest of two James asd O-eorge McCullough, em- ployes ot tho Dominion government elevator In East the city polica believe they bave the men who bave been responsible for the whole- sale theft of sacks ot grain from ibe elevator. The death occurred At Wiudsor, Out., of Johu E. Brown, a pioneer re- sident of the county, at the age of e-lghty-one. Boru in Ivugland. he came to Canada with his parents when uiuc years old and settled at Chatham. Metro Maksymowlcz, of Drumhel- a committed for Utal on a charge of placing two sticks of dynamite at tho .door' of the houjo of Fellkc Zima, aud upon a charge of sending K threatening let- ter to the same man. Fire Chlof Smart of Calgary has been presented, with his old driving horse. The nulmal is 24 yeurs old and s now past active aervlcv. Wbeu It was suggested that it bu shot. Chlel Smart raised an objoctlon. .Ho had driven ii for 15 years. connection with the Funvsnl Movement of Uxo Baptist -Church, Ingersoll, Ont., "now in progress "cent a dny" fu'iid has been created. The objective of the church Is Taking into consideration the fact that the Chief Magistrate of the city is affected by the Increasing high cost of living' the same us other "Keep your squabbles to end." shouted Dr. Clark from the cross- benches, amid laughter.. "I am trying to protect laid Mr; Rowell. MBut he does not believe in protec- shouted a government member. As Mr. Rowell sat down there were rounds of Unionist cheers, and coun- ter-cheers from the opposition, cheers which wore prolonged as Ernest La- pointe. of East Quebec, rose to con- tinue the debate. In his remarks Mr. Lapointe charged tho government with trying to exploit the illness of the prime minister. Everybody re- gretted Sir Robert's illness, but tin government must not be permitted to screen themselves behind It as they had screened themselves behind the soldiers. Hare Chosen the Mason Risch W 1TH dozens of different makes to choose from, there must bo a good reason why this Instrument is so popular. That reason Is th'.1 vuality of ile- tone. Tho famous Mason Ittsch costs less than yoii think. Ask for prices and easy terms. Style Booklet free. talmaral -Th. Homt ot SHOE TALK What causes flat foot and broken arches? In many cases with-children It Is caused because the parents forget that the foot is longer when standing on the than when fitting and they do not allow for this as wall as growth. This cro.wds tbe foot, .weakens ii and causes troubles suffers from in lator life. We know liow to fit children's feei. Bring them to us. ASK TO BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AGES W. J. NELSON CO. SHERUCCK BUILDING (Continued from'-Front Page.) To POPULARIZE j THE NATIONAL RAILWAYS j 1 A new venture in journalism is tie production of the Canadian National Railways Magazine. The idea is to produce a magazine that will ho ac- ceptable to the workers on the lines, with the object of creating tbe closest co-operation among all ranks through the nyatem. T-he object of the railway magazine It outlined in its editorial. In this it alates that It marks the beginning of an attempt to nhow the employees on tbe National lines Iho present great- JIMJ of the system and its future pos- sibilities. Tho fifty thousand workers on the National Railways are distri- buted over the nine provinces of the Dominion. The Canadian National Jtftiljrays Magailne is intended to pro- .vide a alOTt dosirable means of Inter- communic-ition, end 301.t l can bo made a greal ioro promoting; tiiif feeliria; of liuily irhlch !g', aAfecntial to the SUCIRSH nl all grer.l Institutions. It will be made abundantly clear through that merit 'w: find-Its own reward. The pages of th9 Magazine will by month Ihosa in the eastern provinces of the preient day development and tiic p slbllltles for the future of the lands nnd communities tributary to railway, and will also Inform fe the west of tho great productive activities In the areas In tho east The Magazine will endeavor to con- vey tho Information that Is essential to a belter understanding of the man! fold resources of this great country nnd to 'demonstrate the vitally-import dot part the railway worker plays in the maintenance of prosperity Canada. The new railway literary venture thould be productive of much good in the aim it aspires to. If its object la to secure- interest arid co-operation lhe_ workers of, the, railway apartments. Saturday night next" In the opei hcuse the music, department of ll Knight Academy will present I comic opera, "The Fire Prince." Th company which consists of forty pe have been practicing the opera faithfully for soveral months and it ft expected that a finished production will ho seen. George Spiedel, of lib ridge, lias assumed ihe management of the K.D. market. Quite ft number of Raymond fann- ers Lethbrktge .Monday to.at- may be held to regard it. But that is I tend the Irrigation- meeting.- ground for the conviction as to the future of a high tariff party which the political Bombastea FiirioEO of the. House at Ottawa gave words to. If there was any hesitation in believing that Union Oovernment represented the united views of tbe country at ths present time, that hesitation baa been ovcrj in the policy which inadvert- ently Sir Thomas proclaims it stands or in regard to fiscal matters. It serves to bring home tho presence of ihe old Tory elemont masquerading under the name of a Unionist party. Sir Thomas' utterance leads to no other iofcrcnce. A fair for Let there be no let up until something tangible Is accomplished In this respect. Should the reason go by and there READY FOR IIS 1 Novel Feature'in Prize Salvation Army Officer Badly Assaulted (From Our Own Correspondent) TAI1BR, March curling sea son with Taber going strong and ever} prospect for it banner season nox winter. '.Mrs. Calvin, who baa boon visiting hnr daughter. Mrs. .1. Dnrr.u turned mi Monday to her home north of CalRf.ry. On Saturday, Feb. 28th. Marv ence' It has 30 far met with in Hie borly wns [aVen Iho li'jxl clay Grassy LO.HP. for interment. Tho rlo CMtpd loavo; n husband and (Iv children mourn her IMS. Mr. W. A. I'nrtdrmH. our popula auctioneer, tins evidently in.idc. a nam lor himself in liif 1'onoka district a he has had to return tliere renontl It) comtljft filrOifr yak'S. .Mr. Jolui an cs-M.P.I o( Xanlon. was ;i visl'jr In (own o Saturday and Si Tho Hoard at Trade me: on Thitr day evening last in !hn council rhai her, Mr. .T. TV Willanl. iircsidcnt i the chair. civic dimmlttcn ported llial. they had interviewed Ih .council on the matter dire iraprovemsnl and thnt their rcrpie harl received favornhle fonsideratio The sccrclary was Instructed to to Ihe .Medicine and Crantirm oe no fair held in Txjthbridge, thcro ulllljo something ot sarcasm convey ed when we refer to ''our fair city.' The "engineer In the csperi-l Legislature, cannot be said to be tin engineering success. In .dealing with Turkey 11 appears that the Allies "must have a." settle- ment with one Muitapha. LUOENDOflFF NOT IN FINLAND IJBRUN, March denial was given today that General l.Mdcndorff, former first riiiarler-mafl- lor-genfernl. Is In l-'innlsh territory. It Is said that ho Is at present in lior- Hn. TORONTO DOCTOR'S ESTATE TORONTO, March estate valued al was left by tho late Dr. Robert Htovenaon of this city, who died last November. The greater part of the estate lg iieiiueathnd Io thd only child of the testator. Kale, wife of Colonel Unorge Cartwright, Farn horough, England. Association to informalirjn they had received the All Canadian Highway, and nl to write to the Hon. A. McLean, local member. thn rna.i speech made by .Mr. Murphy in' the house nearly ago, a speech in which Mr. Murphy attacked what he termed the Chris- tianity" ot Mr. liowell. Speaking today' for nearly three hours, Mr. attacked Mr. Rowell for "foul'slanders" on'the way .which French Ye'llklAus.'orders had ndiicted themselves in the.ivar. He ked o[ Mr. Tiowell's "tissiip. of nnmz- g evasions" Mr. Row- ,'s'smiio with silver ate on a coffih.t' Sir. Murphy declared that the. chief roperty of the Uflion government VB tho. Orange and he proposed o rend to the house.some parts of a trictly .confidential 'Orange circular, whlch'.he characterized- as "a Cata- lan .hymn of hate." -This circular, which was joint legislative pmnittteo ot tho Orango order, re- erred to the work 'which had heen lone to secure the -passaEe -of the and tho War Times Election Act. In regard to the alter, it was stated, "We must see :hat ttio' safeguards we have gained :iore are nol thrown away later." A further quotation from tho circu- lar dealt with the wiping out of French 'language signs and said that English should oo uie only language Ontario. French-Canadians com- ng to Ontario to worlt were to he re- turned to their Where He? It was a few .minutes "before Die dlnuer adjournment when Mr. Bowell rose to speak. Immediately the eve- ning silting opened he launched into hli reply. Mr. Murphy Ivas not pres- en! when Mr. Hawaii "Where "Where Is was the re- lort from Ihc government side of tho o. and Ihere were shouts of: "Let Im conic in and take his incdEcEno'." Mr. Itowell claimed that Mr. Murphy id made HlatemenU ahoul fluids in mill a v.ay that ho could crawl out, V man who made statements in such way that he could crawl out of hem. Mr. llowcll vehemently declar- :d, "is? guilty of cowardice as well is Mm sin of falseness." Shouts of ministerial applause greeted the sally. Thoh tho speaker ntervened, and amid opposition cries, Mr. withdrew the words. Ii la hard to keep tho ralos of uhcn attacked In'such a [if; ,'ulded. On Ihu filiation of funds, .Mr. How- ell vnp erniihallr. that ho had never. Kid a from any fund for his offii personal use In his life. Ha re- ferred to .Mr. Murphy ns a "veritable .Tflck-tnc as a man who had allnckesl chief whip of his own party tuid WHF reportud to he challeng- tnB the supremacy of the leader of the oni'.iHiiioTi lilmself. It was aljo thai if Mr. Murphy did not gel his wny in iie would resign and Join Ilif t'nili'd What had Mr. f'rernr tlonn !o Justify such a Mr. HO we] I askeiL 'lluHf Mr. .Murphy f.s. m.iro in that direction. Helps appetite and digestion. Three flavours. not enough to makfWRlGLEY'S good we good unti SEALED TIGHT Made in Canada KEPT RIGHT II 40 ;