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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta LOCAL NBWI TOV EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD UT> LOCAL rawi SATIJBDAY, MAUCII 10, 1921 SECOND SECTION LKTHBiyUCE, ALBKHTA. SECOND SECTION PAGE NINE local Chinese Colony Has Contributed Over To Help Relieve Famine In Homeland; Already Victims Failure of Crops in Interior Due To Drought Cause of Fam- ine, Herald Reporter Told With the hideous spectre of famine; triumphantly through tho nor- thern provinces of China cutting down millions of men, women and 'children. sptrlti In the great revolutionary movement In tho erstwhile slumber- ing giant of the Far Bast. Then there are Hags, emblems and pictures depicting Chinese development at home anil abroad, all of an inspirit-' tlonal and educational nature. Conspicuously emblazoned on the front wall above the elevated seat of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR DAMAGE 'SUIT FILED ALLEGING DEFAMATION Ail action lor damages, to the amount of Ims been started by tlio flllllK of a statement of claim by W. Kicliunls. dentist, ot city, against Dr. It. W. Lynn. The damages nre claimed for what IB alleged to have been a letter written by the dfc fendant to the father of the plaintiff, reflecting on his character. It is only naturnl that the iocai ifi the constitution- woll-fed and comfortably housed Chi- Of the Chinese National League. nese of Canada should do comething for their sufferinE liinymon across the Pacific. Tho reanonse to the call for help from across Jho waters .has been No deaf ear has Jmon turned to the pitiful cry for- auo cor by life Chinese of Letnbridge, fnr through the Chinese National Lea- sue over J2000 has gone forward to tho general relief headquarters at bhafghai. The city has a Chinese population ef some 300. Tv.'o organizations ei- ist: the Chinese National League with a membership of about 200, and a Chi- nese Masonic order with an approjti- mate enrollment of 100. Both organ- taat ons have sect in contributions to the relief fund. That help is urgently needed is the information given to a Herald representative today by the secretary of the Chinese National Lea- KUC headquartsrs here. To date over souls have fallen victims to the famine. The suffering In tho de- nuded northern provinces defies de- scription. Thousands are commuting suicide, to escape the never-ceasing gnaw of hunger. Missionaries report that parents have drowned or other- wise done away with their children rather than se'o them suffer from day to day until death released them. Crop Failure Responsible The cause of the famine is the -fail- ure In crops in the northern provinces due to an extended'period of drought. The result is that the people in the far interior are eating dry grass, hark and any other vegetation that can be found. 9 "Are any of the Lelhbridge Chinese boys from the famine-stricken was naked. "NTo, we are all from tho southern prov'nces, DTK we're going to help be- cause we are all one citl- >ens of the new republic." A Fine Club It ts a revelation to visit the head- quarters of the league in this city. The' lobby of the club is a large, at- tractive room, clean and well arrang- ed. Chlnene an! English papers and magazines are at hand aud when the reporter entered no lees than a doien of the members were reading and studying. On the walls are hung pic- tures of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, first presi- dent of the Chinese n-epiihlic and a national hero, ot other leading HAVENT YOU HEARD OUR CUSTOMERS PRAISE- QUAKER BREAD Ask any one of them. Quaker Bread is even better than it uaed to be, which is "going some." John Gilmore Ltd. .Bakers at Quiker PHONE 378. Police Kept Matter Dark While Mr. McGuire To Open Up in Making Effort to Locate Store Now Occupied by the Man Taylor Hardware has fivi underlying objects: First, to maintain unity of Y ___. _ I Second, to expand local Squalls With Heavy j enforce the assimilation Snow at Dips was held in Calgary. President S. H. Wong and Vice-president Yee Chong were in attendance from bethbridge., to of tire race. Fourth, to adopt the best policies j oC socialism. Letbbridge tojlay ig iu the path of Fifth, to maintain national peace, >a mild blizzard from tho north. The Large Membership Slinwfa11 is light but the thermometer The league has a membership In took a decided slide. At the C.P.K. Canada, said thfi secretary, of some offiues the reports received from the Last week a convention of points on the Lethbridge di- MauitoDu, Saskatchewan and Alberta yision show from 2 to 6 degrees be- low zero with a snowfall ranging from 5 to 14 inches. This morning the Ex- perimental Farm weather bureau re- The national convention wlTf Ye I ports ef froat- For about held in the new headquarters j an hour around noon the sun struggl-l in Vancouver in May. A number of "solutely to shine through prominent Chinese of this city will journey to the coast for this import- ant gathering. The new general of- fice building is a handsome five-storey modern structure in a growing section of Vancouver. It is a credit to the progressive spirit that dominates the Chinese ot the Dominion and of the new horizons of advancement in all lines of human endeavor that contact with the western world has unfolded to their" awakening vision. Lethbridge has one of the Ilvest organizations In Canada, and it is con- stantly growing. The league encour- ages every form of educational activ- ity and is especially grateful for the Chinese classes organized by tho Y. M. C. A. and several ot the churches of tho city. i a vain attempt. Signs at this writ- ing point to an additional fall of snow N.Y. CLEARING BANK'S RESERVE NEW YORK, Mar. actual condition of clearing house banks and trust compmiM for the week shows that they hold re- serve in excflia ot legal requirements. This is a decreale ot from t week. PHONE Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. y-fl Acfldia Building 112 Third South officials stated this morning that the reports received at the general offices regarding the condition of the farm lands for spring work were very gratifying, EDMONTON, Mar. howling blizzard swept in upon Edmonton anil district from east Friday and has continued practically without abate- ment for the past 24 hours. A north wind about IS miles an hour, drove; the sn6w heavily to a drift iu places. Street cars and other vehicular traffic are having a time of it. Since Friday six-inches of snow has fallen, one of the heaviest recorded all win- ter. SASKATOON, Mar. in this district are jubilant over the heavy snowfall of yesterday, and which is still in progress. Ten inches of the white mantle had fallen yes- terday from G in the morning until 5 at night and more is still descend- ing. MAGNETOS Any type, any make, repaired or supplied. The North Lethbridge Garage E. J. O'SulIlvan. 313 13th St. N. Phone 543. A mysterious affair, in which a mall bag was stolen from tho C.P.R. depot and recovered, has been brought to light, though nothing bus been said in regard to the matter by the police in tho hoye of effecting the capture of the thief. The robbery took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning, when the ban was missed by the mail carrier who conveys the mail bags from the post office to the depot. The C.P.R. constable, from the infor- mation th-o Herald has received, came across the stolen bag on First Ave- between the C.W.V.A. club and St. Patrick's'oW church. A man, said to have beeirciressed in gray and about foet 8 inches height., wan by it and took to his'heels when the con- stable hove in sight. The police offi- cer reached for his revolver in his hip pocket and, while in the process of getting it, the tail of his coat caught between his legs and tripped hirtffup, thus "fenabftng the fugitive to get round the corner and disappear be- fore the recovered his balance. There was a slit in the bag made by a knife, but if has not trans- pired that anything was stolen out of it. It is understood that there was in transit to Calgary a quantity of nego- tiable paper in the of bonds, representing in1 value and no doubt, the thief or thieves had wind of this, and in tho endeavor to get possession of It got hold of the wrong bag. The matter wag turned over to the Mounted Police, as the and its contents were Dominion property, but so far no clue has been obtained as to the author or authors the theft. The principals in the. firm of Mo- Kelvin and McCuiro have dissolved partnership, .Air. McGuire having purchased the Taylor Hardware store building on Fifth Street, where he will open a gents' furnishing esta- blishment in his' own name. The old partnership was one of sixteen standing, which made the firm one of the oldest in the city.' Mr. Mr- tluire will open the new store in May. lie is at present on a trip to Eastern Caauda and New York to purchase stock with the idea of getting tho lat- est in gents' styles and furnishings. Jack Taylor is his ware stock preliminary to turning the building over to the Tiew owner. and will, it is understood, go to the j coast. FORD AGENCY MEN EXPECT GOOD YEAR Hack from a .stK-cosuful convention of Ford dealers held in tho Palliser hotel, Calgary, Ford agents in the city and district predict a healthy business during the coming spring and I Kuminor. Tho convention was u pro-i mnmctid success both in a social and 1 business way. Tho I-'ovd company spared no expense in showing their dealers a pleasant and profitable two days, Thursday and Friday. Among thoso present from Southern Alberta wcrs: C. C. MnCrcery. Lethbridge; Al- len Smith, Magruth; L. Kink, Ray- moud; C. R. Beattie, Bow Island. mm AGENTS Need of Men to Guide Farmers in New Methods Has Been Met Caldwell Case Drags Along as Court Hears What Wreck- ed the Ship OF List of Voluntary Contributions is Growing Daily and Outlook Bright GEO. E. McCRANEY, SASKATOON, DEAD Mar. '.Funeral arrangements for George E. Mc- Craney, who died suddenly yesterday, have not yet been completed, but it was learned this morning that the body will bfi shipped to Oakville, Ontario for jntermeat beside his father, mother and grandfather. SHOE REPAIRS For best work at lowest prices try HUTTOtt PERKINS Practical Shoemakers 418a Fifth St. S. Phone 693. Lethbridgo business houses arc re- sponding generously to the appeal ot" the Fair Hoard for co-opnrution. in compiling an attractive list ol" prizes for the Lethbridge Exhibition in July. The following1 linns have signified their, willingness to offer spnoial prizes or trophies: R. A. Wright, Stan- dard Bank, Merchants; Bjink, Royal Bank, Union Bank, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Luthbridge Brewery com- pany, P. Burns and Co. Ltd., Royal Crown Soaps Ltd., Crystal Dairy, Chief Mountain Creamery and tho Ellison Milling company. Tho prizes from the two creamery companies will be applied in the dairy cuttle section. Other firms are expected to come for- ward with special prizes. Supremo Court adjourned on Friday at'toruoon, to reopen on .Monday with I the further hearing of the Caldwell vs j Caldwell rifatrimoiiial suit. Mrs. Woolf j of Cardston, who was a next door i neighbor of the plaintiff while she and j her family were residing there, gave I evidence as to Mrs. Caldwell being j In a state of nervous depression and 1 with a bad temper, whioh ahe jmt down her nervous breakdown. The I children, she said, seamed to be well looked after and their bringing up was all that could be desired. While j the plaintiff was- in her house one afternoon Mho was in such shape that Dr. Pickup had to ho called in. Acting i on his advice, us she understood, she I had to go away i'ur a change. In refer- ence to the husband the witness said that he was good-tempered and ulay- ftrt with thft children when he was iji thn house: in Cardston, anil they seemed to be very fond of him. Tho defendant was in the witness stand for a short time before court arose and went over the history of bia meeting his wife, who was then a school teacher at Mountain View. He t-aId that he Imd been in the district of Caldwell on and oft' for about nine-' The announcement from Edmonton that the government will' act favor- ably on the petition of the farmers at tho Better Farming Conference with respect to the appointment district agricultural agents Jn tho south country was received with I pleasure throughout the city. At tho Board of 'office satisfaction and gratitude at the government's prompt action was expressed. The need of intelligent guidance was never more apparent than in this stage of the agricultural development of the country. It is pointed out that this is a period of transition, a pass- ins from an old into a new era when new methods must bo adopted. These trained agents will assist the farm- ers to readjust themselves to th is new era. It. is expected that at least two agents' will be appointed this spring. teen years and, us there were no par- ticular educational facilities, he had not received much schooling. His wife, knew the kind of residence to which. she was going before she was married. It had a dirt floor aud a dirt roof, but. he had soon after put up another house ou his ranch. On. the birth, the first child his mother-in-law ar- rived from Nova, Scotia and while vis- iting told him that he aud tho round ings wore not altogether suitable.; for her daughter. His wife left for short time to spend a, vacation at Nova Scotia. FOUND GUILTY CHICAGO, March Wander- er today was found guilty by a jury of the murder of the "ragged stranger'' shot to death in the alleged mock hold- up and the penalty fixed at death. NOW LOCATED IN OUR NEW SHOP Wo nro now doing buslnoss from thfi Alberta Meat Markot which, we leased from Mr. Conl- try. and can all cus- tomers of this market high of service "eatawighod Ooultry. We assure our own patrons ot the Independent Meat Market continued satisfac- tion and can lake care of a number of customers who demand a superior service. PHONE 492 W.LINGARD DON'T FORGET- that it is time now to have those spring clothes CLEANED AND PRESSED. Don't wait until you are in a GREAT RUSH for them then phone in a "HURRY UP" call to get them BACK QUICK. That is not the way to get the BEST RE- SULTS. We are prepared to do this kind of work so itAwill PLEASE YOU. SEND IT TO US. DO IT NOW. Lethbridqe Laundry Dry Cleaning Department PHONES 450, 451. C. S. FARROW, Mgr. J> The Case of the "Babbling Baby" SATURDAY HEALTH TALK NO. 24. (By Hyrum Smith, D.C., Ph.C.) Wisn Miriam Rubin, "the babljliuE sprung iiito notice as a result tile terrifying condition that caused her to talk feverishly and incessantly for 212 hours, it also brought chiro- practic to the attention of people who never knew its Denver before. Fever and incontrollable action of the organs ot speech were tlie symptoms of her trouble. But the cause was pressure upon spinal nerves iu the neck region, pres- sure caused by misplaced vertebrae, of tho spine. For eight days tho littla_glrl -talked without sleep or rest, and physicians called by the family, and specialists who volunteered their services could do nothing for her, but Dr. Paul Berger, a chiropractor, located tho trouhla and after tlie first adjustment the child fell into an exhausted sloop. In three, days she had stopped talking. The Parents' Statement "After the first adjustment flic slept for the lirst time dur- ing her illness. Under succeed- ing adjustments shn continued to sleep for brief periods. Ad- justments were continued for three days and at the end ot three days she ceased talking and the symptoms of the malady hud entirely disappeared. Her present condition is normal." SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS Lobster 2 tins fnr Wilkinson's English Lic- orice Candy; per Ib. Fancy Mixed per Ib............... per Ib............... Comb for.................. Aberdeen 3 tins for White Spring Salmon; 2 tins for Kerr's Special per Ib............... Fancy Jlixed Biscuits; per Ib............... Royai Jar Queen Olives Clark's Tomato Catsup: 2 bottles for 35caa'65c 45c 55c 45c 45c 65c 45c 15c 65c 45c 80c- Ripe 40c, 70c, 30c 75c 15c 45c 35c Princess Soap Baby's Own 2 boxes per Ih.............. 2 Heinz Beef Steak Sauce....... O-Ceilar Mops for Dainty Lunch Manufactured with iiare from a home-made receipt, without olivo OA per bottle ............OUC Xectar Tonic Pert Wine; quart size'............VvC Duffy's Sparkling Apple Jnlce 30c FREE DELIVERY. GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS. PHONES 1453 AND 1365. Abraham V.. Rubin. Dollie J. Rubin. Albert McDermott, .Votary ntbiic. ACT TODAY Chiroiiractic; can locate cause of your disease. the HYRUM JUNE B. SMITH SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 205 Sherlock Block Phonet irM 1441. CHIROPRACTIC CORRECTS DISEASES FOLLOWING fad LOWER PINCHED HERVE5.1MP05SIBLE TO FURNISH PROPER IMPULSES LIFE AND HEALTH) TO THEIR OR4AN5 AND TISSUES ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS COURT UNITY NO. 9311 Drive and Dance K. OF P. HALL, MARCH 21st; 8.15p.m. GOOD PRIZES AND REFRESHMENTS. CHEERIO VETERANS' 4-PIECE ORCHESTRA STREET CAR AT 2 O'CLOCK. whiit drive and dance) .75c Z.fREp-JJERVES HEALTH VISOR-VITALTV Income Tax, 1920 Representative of New Lifs Insurance Telephones Office 1549; Res. 672. Wm. S. Ferguson (Late o? Standard Bank of Canada) Begs to Announce the Opening of an Office in The Cony bear e Lethbridge for- the purpoie of advising, preparing of returns and icrutiniilng under the Income War Tax Act, 1917, the Profit War Tax Act, 1916. Coat Systems. Audits. f Company Orgnniiations. all kinds of Insurance and Bonds. ;