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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEJTEy THK LRTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WHEN A 3LACKJ3EAR ISN'T BLACK BY Wliat's in a name? Not over nni'-h When once you rut it to the tinu-h. Rabbit. -Xts. I'etcr Habbit fairly danced with ex- citement as he listened to Buster Bear. Once or twice fie swallowed as if something went cloivn hard. The instant Buster stopped speaking. Peter was ready with one of his ever-ready questions. "DM I understand you to say that that stranger la Mrs. hy de- manded. "You did, unless there is something Trong with those long ears replied Buster. "But she can't declared Fetev Tery positively. Buster's small eyes opened their widest. "I would like to know why she can't paid ho- in his deep, fframbly, rumbly voice. "Because she isn't a Black Bear and declared Peter quite as if ibis settled the matter. "She is, too, a Black Bear. She is jort as much a Black Bear as I growled Buster. "Why, Buster Bear, how can you my auch a exclaimed Peter. I you think I have eyes? think 'hat just because their At p'.lony .ostra r ay and all week, 'en musicians. accompanied by magnificent sym- "I would like to know why sha can't said he in his grumbly, rumbly voice. of Railways Declares ainsi Spending Any Money On Hudson's Bay Railway This Year ian't tny more black than I am. She "brown. She is wearing one of the coats I've ever seen. The of Baying she is black .when she SB brown! The very "I didn't say that she is black. I said sha is a Black Bear, and she is." srtwlad Buster. "Well, if that isn't the came thing I vould like to know snapped Peter, who was beginning to lose pa- 'tience. Buster Bear looked over to where oats are brown kind of bear and call them Ciiuiaii-.vu Hear, or juc-i Brown Hears, whm all the time they urn trv.e IV-ars. I've never asked her but I dare say that Mrs. Buster's father n.iul mother wore black coats. So thcro you are. Peter. Mrs. Buster is simply a brown- coated- Black Bear. What's iu a name, Frank sjtatcmen.; :r. Jloncy is Needed For Other Lines PAL WHO LED BOY INTO CRIME ASKS TO BEAR HIS SENTENCE -the Etraneer Bear was busily digging ear with a long "Xothirig. Nothing, at all. it you ask asserted Peter, staring very hard at Mrs. Buster, and scratching a iml foot. And roots out of the soft earth and eating j again ne swallowed very hard once or ttem as greedily as If this was the twice. meal she had bad for a long time, as indeed it was. His eyes twink- led with mischief. "So over and asked her i: she isn't Black suggested Jitier. replied I'uitr shori- ly. "I don't have to. The (Copyright, 1921, by T. w. -Burpc.-s) ".Mrs. Buster Is The next story: Much Talked About.' g the matter with my eyes. Her saying that she is a Black Bear wouldn't change her color at all. if ever there was a brown coat it is the one she has on this very minute." "True, Peter, replied Buster gravely, -though the twinkle was still in his eyes. "Her coat is brown. I haven't said it isn't. the same, is a Black Bear." Peter looked at Jumper the Hare and shook his head hopelessly. "Did you ever hear such he de- Banded. "What kind of a Rabbit are demanded Buster Bear abruptly. "A replied Peter promp- tly. "Everybody knows that." "And if you changed the color ot your coat you would still be a Cotton- Uii, wouldn't persisted Buster Bear. "Certainly. Of course. What a fool- ish retorted Peter. replied Buster, "Black Bear simply the iame of the species to which I belong. It my coat turned snowy white, which it won't, I would etill be a Black Bear. Not all Black Bears have black coats. Some have like Mrs. Buster's. A lot I D. i i OTTAY ho "D One Per Cent. Wil Be Levied to Bring in is Feared Sta tax of 1 all in- per cent, of gross profits of corporated companies operating in Manitoba is the effect of a measure to be brought before the house this afternoon by the provincial treasurer in the form ot an amendment to the Corporations Taxation Act. This form of taxation is eipected to bring iu an additional revenue of 337.1.000 The province fawss a deficit of proximately on current OTTAWA, Mar. if he any aa'ditio'in! mousy to rpcntl on i-ailwr.ys hs v.oulj net spend i; on the Hud- son Bay Railway, but on oilier places in the west which h.-.ve teen suffering for ye.-.rs, the frank sUtemant m.-.de in thj house this r.fternoon by Hon. J. I minister of j Aftsrr.con Session A, ii.ir. Pre.-.o i cf t.iday took! of V.'ivr t'. (i. Power! iQnubec Southl, "-liich nsked that the1 upkeep and .if thd ancient! v.'nlls and forUficatinns nf Quebec be HOT.- vested in tho iiatijui! battle- fields commission. Major Power said the walls an'l for. of QucsV-e rapidly ;uvr.y r.m! t or.sifieriru'.e ninount (it money.- wn-.ild bo reauireLi to put them in It was gen- eraMy iti'miLte'.l can forti'.iciuions i be of use as a protec-1 I tion against r-..-ver artillery, j but liiciv bi-iuric associations had: I beui lion. Hush Outhr.p, minister of militia, said that c-niins-jrs of the de- partment hail :i repine to tho effect that would be no ob- -icction to bar.rliuf.- over certain por- of the fortifications t the na- tional Kitilenehis coir.riission. bnt that other portions mast arrang- j WINNIPEG, Mar. Cope- land, alias Joseph Anderson, who j pleaded guilty to a charge of theft of clothing, valued at was today sentenced to six years in the peni- (ermury. Albert Keeves, a compau- ion, 19 years old, who pleaded guilty to a similar charge, was sentenced to three years. Copeland declared he had led Reeves into the crime, and asked to be allowed to bear the boy's sentence. TOM MOORE IAKES ap- ox- penditures for 1921. This is the rea- son given by a member of the gov- ernment for the proposed new taxa- tion. Insist on Havincf Canada's MostFamous Dessert" When you eat let it be the best WAGSTAFFE'S Real Seville Orange Marmalade All Orange cnrt Np camavjlagc. BollcJwitfi care in Silver ed by tlic militia Engineers of tho department the minister explained have boea the'.-c- iiiMmctf-.d to pronaye an esti- mate of th'> r.nmul exvi'viriiinre v.-hieh bu mvolvod in the upkeep of walls. Thr- cstiv- th GOO for th- aml it will .v.n---eoj to supplement (bis work bo rlom Major Power t motion. Hudson's Bay Railway .T. A. moved for a resumption the worl: on the Hud- son Bay Railway. He said that tha west was keenly in this project and qimtncl Sir Robert Harden as saying in that the roar] would be finished'without unnecessary delay. Xow after S23.ono.nno had been spent it appeared as if the government was abandoning the work. Jlr. Cnmpfipll said that the Hudson Hay Railway hart met with the sup. port of both political parties. Ho stat- ed that mores money was spent on the construction of this .invi-.' fie four war years from 13H to 1917 In- clusive, than hail b'-fii in ony other period the waL starteil. Thi.n was incomprehensible to him. unless it coni.l bo oxulaine'l on tho Insls that government thought it misht use tlo railway for war had report- ed that tho road -vas poi'foctly prac- ticable and Open Mineral Country wr-rn valuable iiiiun'ra! In th" country aloaipiflo the road and doubtlfrs bo made, nee (hi: road was finished. Naviga- tion in the Ftrail was open rt present for about four monUi'. m.-iiift mod- srn airl.i to navigation, this period, pi-o'npiilv be to five; mniiths in li-.r- year. I iiai'l It appoarcd (o ST. PAUL, Mar. senate of the Minnesota legislature to- day passed the adopted some time ago by the house which pre- vents speculation in grain mar- kets. The bill provides that a contract for future delivery of is 3 gambling contract, when actual delivery of the grain i.i not contemplated by the con- tracting parties. The measure now goes to the governor. The bill affects the Minneapolis cham- ber of commerce and the Duluth board cf trade. Shows By C. P. R. Statement That Labor Costs Not What i OTTAWA, .March of the annual statement of the C. P. n. punctures tho claims of lion. F. Carvell that tho railroads are barely SQiicei'liiK through, duo to their hiRh wapo bills, accord- ing to Tom Jlooro, prcjiilent of the Dominion Trades and Labor Concress. "Either the C. P. R. accountants do not know their business, or Mr. Car- vell does not know what ho is talk- ing declared Mr. Moore today. "Mr. Carvell says the railways were barely able to squeeie through and that they paid 50 cents out of every dollar earned to meet their wage bill. This is strange, us the usual divid- ends have been paid by the C. P. R. according to their statement as they earned 11.4 on their common, stock. They have paid out 10 cents of every dollar Iu dividends and an additional live cents to meet fixed charges. Thus capital is rewarded to the extent of 15 cents on the dollar." 'As for his statement that the rail- roads' operating costs have risen 100 jer cent, in the last three years, the 2. P. R. report does not bear this out. In 1918 their operating bill was In 1920 it was an ncrease of less than 50 per cent. With this it must also be remembered .hat their maintenance work during :he past year has been far heavier than it was during the war as much work was undertaken which could not be touched previously due to the diver- sion of raw materials, such as steel, for war purposes." SEE SIR HENRY ON INCOME TAX MONTREAL, liar. delega- :ion comprising members and officers of the Montreal and Toronto stock exchange yesterday interviewed at Ottawa Sir Henry Drayton, minister of finance, and R. W. Breadner, com- missioner In charge of income taxa- tion, in regard to the details required from stock brokers in the income tax regulations. Montreal members of the delegation who returned to the city last evening, stated that a very satisfactory arrangement had been arrived at and that the necessary de- tails had been greatly simplified as the result of the meeting. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16. Your Cough wfll be Better After the fitt treatment with v- And the cough will keep on Belting better and better until almost before you realize it it will have disapeared completely. OF TAR with COD rnun w, COMPOUND breaks up those hackina coughs Asthma, Bronchitis and Whooping away all irritation in the throat. Dmt 1BJ Chenial Coaptiy W Cuadi, LtaitaL Claiming the crowing of roosters annoyed him at night, a Springfield Mo., man sued Swift Co., anil was awarded -Men's Shoes- "SPECIALLYPR1CED" DO YOU WANT GOOD SHOES AT GOOB PRICES? We have all sizes, and widths A, B. C, and D, in "JUST WRIGHT" and the FRANK W. SLATER "STRIDER" SHOES, in rece'de or round toes, in black and brown leathers, priced at These are shoes with a wearing and the extra service you will get from having all widths to fit from and GETTING PROPERLY FITTED make these the best value in the city. All BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AGES W. J. Nelson Co. SHERLOCK BLOCK Bolshevik Refused to Allow the Soviets To Be Appointed By Election HKLSINGFORg, Mar. repre sentative of the Red Cross who ha just returned to Viborg from Kron stadt testifies to tho splendid ordo prevailing at Kronstadt. He says tha tile origin of the revolt was the re fusal of the soviet authorities to con sent to the demand that Soviets would bo appointed by election and only a certain number of seats allotted to Bolshevik. The only casualties suffered by the Kronstadt garrison up to the timo he latt were three soldiers wounded P'Jtrogrart was not bombarded bi I it was hoped the city wouh eventually join the revolt and be made f _: base of further operations. The Red Cross worker said he took supplies of food to Kronstadt, but thi soldiers refused to accept them and insisted they he sent to the hospitals. POLES AND SOVIET RUSSIA SIGN- PEACE Mar. preliminary peace treaty was signed today by the were jntc-ror-ls who UllSSian ,mic, and" a dispatch to the London from Riga. The. final terms signed Thursday, tho dispatch a rimytion of order ilvnil. Tim carrying nf this '11 meant the though a motion wan mail's calling for the CUBAN ELECTIONS luti in nnier for a pri- vate meinner to in'lrodiioo such a motion. Kprak'T H'nooY-, rriervc'l do- (in tho rnioiijon. the debate pro- in tho inoa'.uin-.o. S. Flu'dins said tljons war, milliing to prevent private mnmbor introducing a resolution wnicl; called for an abstract cipi-oision of opinion as this one did. lie reqnpftnrt the ialti'1- to give particular attention to tins phasiis of the question when mak- Inr; th-i ruling. Stratford'a tuj3 y0ar HAVANA, March Alfredo Zr.yas Alfonso, former vice-president and candidate of the Conservative coal- ition party made, practically a clean su-ersp of the partial elections, held yes- tin-day in several hundred precincts of various provinces iu Cuba. Billie Burke Scores Appearing fia a chorus girl in her new Paramount photiJcomedy, "The Education of Billie Burke, the popular star, has scored a pro- nounced hit at the Empress theatre this -n-cnk. It is a delightful picture and will ho shown for the last timo tonight. Mack Scnnott's latest com- edy, "Ills Unhappy will also fcv Sion on tljc CLOSINGS i Having Sold my Store Property I am forced to dispose of my entire Stock HARDWARE The profits are all yours now. You can buy to the last dollar while the stock lasts. Everything in the Store MUST Be Sold Within the Next Thirty Days ALL PRICES CUT to Actual COST Sale Starts Mar. 17th i I No Goods Charged or Exchanged TAYLOR HARDWARE CO. ;