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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PARE TEN THK LRTHRRlDfiE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, MARCH 28, 1921 I CANADIAN WAR NURSES BECOME FARM OWNERS MRS. BEAR CHANGES HER MIND BY THORNTON W. BUSGF.SS The point nf vHw, f to m Depends on who !i ap irvv. Was Farmer Brown's hoy Ask Simmy Jay; ho naw. Ask Chat-: ferer Uio Bed Squirrel: he saw. AsO: Blacky thft Crow; he FSW. Asli Rabbit; he was there. Ask Kcddy he was watching, j Farniwr Brown's boy was as badly scared a boy as eror drew breata. Never timid little Wbitofoot ths Wood whose dally life Is one after another, worse scared. was Peter Rabbit more thor- oughly frightatiod. If he hadn't known before, Fannor Brown'i boy liiiov.- now aiictly how the little pnoplo of the Oreen Forest and the Grpon Meadow? feel -when cornered by ao enemv from they can eipect BO m-ercy. j Ton sec, Fanner Brown's boy was' up a tree and at the foot of it. looking tip at him with wicked-looking little eyes, red with anger, was n preat; Brown Bear. It was Mrs. Btsster Bear. It had been a lucky thing for him j that Farmer Brown's boy had been! near a tree whJnh he could climb. As U was, he had reached it none too; soon. Not eren Chatterer the Hod: Squirrel conld haTe scrambled np that tree mneh fester than did Fanner Brow's boy. didn't vrm look down until he was half way np. Every second he expected to feel the of Mrs. Bear. Half war np he looked down. Mrs. Bear wai standing np at the foot of the trea as if trying to make up her mind whether or not to climb up after nim. She was growling way down deep In her tin-oat. Those growls were nimbly growls and they Farmer Brown'r boy a prickly feeling all OTCT. HP yelled at Mrs. Bear, for sonic where ho had read that most wild an mals are frightened by the sound oi the human voice. Mrs. Bear simply growled more than ever and her little j eyes snapped. It was clear, to her ttat! this two-lesged creature was afraid of! her, Tery much afraid. If he was j afraid, there was no reason for her to' be afraid, and she wasn't Those yells j didu't frighten her a. bit. Only for a few minntes did Mrs. j Bear 'hesitate. Then she started to I climb that tree. Big arid clumsy look- ing as she wms, she climbed fast. So did Farmer Brown's boy. My'good-, neat, I should flay he did! Up he went; as Dear the top of that tall tree as he conld ffet. His one hope was that Mrs.' Bear was ao big and heavy that she not dare climb Troy up there Then trunk of the tree was so small that it wai all he could do to j clinff to it. j When she reached the place half up where 'Farmer Brown's boy had stopped Mrs. Bear stopped. All the time she was growling way down deep in her throat as if talking to j herself. She seemed to be trying to j make up her mind agaia whether or not this two-legged creature was worth keeping on after. Her wicked- looking little eyes, were still red with anger. It seemed to Farmer Brown's hoy that never had he seen such little eyes. Probably he never had. Once Mrs. Bear made a move as if Big and clumsy-looking as she was, she climbed fast Miss K. Conway-Jonea (right) and Mrs. Julia Hamilton, formerly of Toronto, v.-lio after a IOUK term of splendid war service have settled dowu to life on Lulu Island, British Columbia, where they have acquired to keep on up tfnd Brown's boy yelled again. Then Mrs. Rear looked over to the Groat Windfall where marie her home. Man Cpyoto had just arrived. He hud heard tho excited screaming of Sammy Jay and Blacky the Crow and had come over to see what was on. Ha vwas standing near the entrance to Mrs. Bear's bedroom tinder the great windfall. Suddenly Mrs. Bear changed her mind. With another look up_at Farmer Brown's boy and n deepe'r, uglier- sounding growl, she began to climb down. Farmer Brown's boy gave a Treat sigh of relief. For the time bo- ng he was safe. lie would stay up in that tree until Mrs. Bear ,rew tired of waiting for him to come down and wont off about her business. (Copyright 1P21, by T. W. Burgess) The next story: "Farmer Brown's capes." TWO WELL KNOWN DEAD WINNIPEG, Mar. 28. George Bayne, chief inspector and surveyor of the Hudson's Bay company land de- partment, died suddenly here today, aged 71. He collapsed after running for a street car. He was born at Londonderry, N. S., and came west in 1871. He had been connected with the Hudson's May company since" 1897. Geo. F. Stevens, another well kr.ewn Winnipeg business man, and president of a paint and glass company which botrs hie name, lied last night in Pas- adena. Calif., whehe he bad gone for his health. -------1 a farm which they are working quite successfully. Germany Unscathed, Unrepentant 1 facturers can sell at. Americans could make cheap goods also if the prices J of American .farm products and Am- j erican labor were as low as they are tin Germany; but who wants that ilition in'the United States? It is not hard tc keep German goods out of America by a tariff sufficiently high, _: but that is most objectionable; and we cannot protect our exports of man- ufactured goods by laws. OV. C. Gregg in X. Y. Outlook) I have visited the Rhine, the Ruhr, j the Hamburg, and the Berlin districts, j riding twelve hundred miles by cay-! J asked one Ge light, and interviewing twenty-five I most needed, people manufacturers, merchants and workers. took long rides through the-parts of Hamburg, Col- ogne, and LJerljn where we could seo the condition ot" the working people: There is a s and their children. We sot our infer-! hatred of England. mation about prices from stores. ami passing tariff coun-) Jsyot a Capital Ship in The Stocks is Not Available LONDON'. Mar. Canadian is less naval i-onstnu-j tion poins on In Ilritaln. thau at any- time since when in Germany throw down reckless challenge t'i Pi-U'.'.in.u for the trvletit .w the Not a single capita', ship is on the a battleship nor an armor- j England. ttl cruiser. All private yards, which j for many years huvo boon fostered by the Admiralty in order that all. the ship-buildjiiK resources of the nation might in time ot New Leader of Labor Party Quebec Courts Uphold New Law Refuses to Annul Mar mil man t of her H. J. Me Nuinara. oti the ground of religion; impediment. The parties wero mar- ried in lEiltf, bcforn Rev. F. IT. Sprouli Methodist minister. Plaintiff state-; Clynes, who is tho newly an- I tjmt 8iie js u Roman'Catolic whoreui pointed loader of the Labor party in j ]lfr ]msband is uot. The marriage w Hermes, and the destroyer Witch. The Raleigh has already reached tho trial stape, and is under orders to Lccomu flapsli 'n North America1! I t as indeed was done in tUe Great War 7-110 Frobishor was launched March 20 last, nnd is completing slowly. The Durban auu Hnrnies have boun transferred jvojy from the yards of Messrs. John are now engaged solely on mer tile construction, with but a single ex- coption. Great as may have been post- war extravagances in other directions. the Admiralty certainly has exercised i and Co., Messrs. Seotts'. of absolute economy In new ooaatniction. J Oveenock. and Messrs. Armstrong, Many supporters of a strong navy and Co., and the destroyer seo danger in this, especially in view, has been .similarly transferred of ambitious construction programmes, from Thornvcrolts. Portsmouth comes next with live vessels. The EfCingham is building on the slips, and may bo launched this year: the Diomede is transferred from. VIckors yard Barrow the flo- But thero are two reasons. Chief that no money is available, and that the new fleet created by the war Is capable for some years at least of taking care of the naval defense of the British Empire; bu hardly less im- portant is that the expert advisers of the Admiralty are not yet decided as to whether the great surface capital in view of a'r and underwater perils, has a practical future. The arrial at Portsmouth from the works of Messrs. Thornyeroft, of the flotilla leader Rooke leaves outstand- ing in the private yards only one sur- face vessel of war out of the large number which was under construction at the Armistice. After as many con- I tracts as'possible had been cancelled tiP.a lenders Ke und Rooke have likewise como from Messrs. Thorny- croft at Southampton; and the des- troyer Worcester from Messrs. White of Cowes. At Chatham there are the cruisers Emerald, from the Armstrong yarlfl at Elswich, and the Despatch, from anntiled by a decree of the Romni Catholic archbishop on. April 20 IKS' and plaintiff submitted that she entitled to have this decree declarec good and valid hy the court- Prior to the recent decision by th story try FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT the author of "LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY" and "T. Tembarom" For one thing, she married Robert Gareth Lawless which meant entertaining and living on the "right side of the street." Overnight she was left incredibly helpless. No girl was ever so hopelessly help- less as Feather. It made her charming but it caused all kinds of trouble, especially to the Marquis, the head of the House of Coombe. Why not read it GOOD HOUSEKEEPING for April Stokes Drug Company Wholesale Distributors. ed. Last Sunday morning hundreds or" people at the Frankfort station .took i trains for outings. We noticed several j companies of Boy Scouts. j Germany is as well dressed in wool j and furs as the United States. The people are as healthy and fat ay they ever were, not excepting the children. We visited two American feeding ata-j tions in Berlin, where we saw many, anaemic children, who needed tho at-' ieniion of a diet expeit; but I doubt1 if there as many per thousand j inhabitants ia Berlin as in New York.' i A Berlin woman said that for two' years during the war she was him- i sry, but added that for some reason! sho had gained in weight. On a tvjiiu i a very iat man with two double chins I ror.iplained that lie had lust fifty I pounds Croin lack ot fund. I think; j there may some ioss of high living, I j but it lias not reduced the weight of; j average person perceplilily. We i I kept e.xdaimins ur. the number of fat i I by iln dollar Jan ordinary vujr'iiiiiiu about nlii? i a skilled i.Kin fourteen ec.-nU; i an hour; a stenographer, eighteen uol- f lars a. month. j Food is one cent; j two Locn crnts; t-.vr-nf.y-iive ceiits; i chickens, seventeen ceiu.a a pound; j egg.-, thirty-six cenls a ront, i two rooms for a workman, ono dollar a month; street car fares less than two cents. t I had Ions talks with two mnnufac- ttirers. I a-ikerl them If the laboring man war, able to huy as many necea- sitiefi now as bcforo war. Thny saifl, No. I asked tiioy did not creasfi tHrf-w -up their sjiyjn.j? Uii'.i is I notice that, tiifi impuasible ;t. fi-f-qiient answer oi flermans to my ninny The (--xpendituves are many times it retrench? tho Govern- ho much pa- tho its iiifniiH1; i iiienL jiank si up j per money1.1 I ur.iiprstaiitl tiioy do not wanf. lo incrr.'ise oi' labot, no- cfiuf.p. Hi at. would jnirtiv inten'ern -witli j j their plan to sot hack thoir c-xport j j LraUo in L'oodw. Thry j arc now (iiiul.iii? Vvhich fisuro about American manu- indemnity) to furnishing them raw material on credit to be sold to Am- -erica's customers iu foreign lauds for cash. I may be interested in German chil- dren, but not until the American chil- dren, the French children, the Italian children, and hordes of other children are taken care The display of weakh in Germany is too great and accepting alms. U'H vi.sited the devastated area of France and some the bombed fac- tories in Belgium before entering Germany. Perhaps wn should not have done that. Perhaps we should not have noticed French people sadly wheeling away the crumbled Vrick walla so that their house might be built again on its old foundations. Perhaps we should net have seen Bel- gian cows hitched to plows and people to caiial boats because their animal-: had been taken away from them by thousands and returned only by hundreds. But wo did, and when we sav-: Germany untouched by shot or shell and with horses enough for all nncuH we could not suppress come indignation. C-ermany is entitled to jiiatico; we need not give more. It is she who TV ill have to work out her own salva- tion, moral and financial. I hope she can. for ths world will not be at pears! she rids herself of the pTflerl and vanity which filled her in litlt and which has not been elim- inated from her system in. March, I consider the condition of the work- ers the most important matter we ob- serve d in Germany. Neither labor unions nor political'activity have ob- tained for them a fair deal. This seems to ftiniw that the old hard Ger- man aggress inn is still in control, in intrigue abroad or oppres- sion at homo. have been removed to the public dock-! mercantile ships, that they hofro not yards so as to set free the private been completed. Very WUo work re- yards for merchant construction. In view of navy estimates, it may be quires to be done in manv of them and in normal times they would have In view of navy estimates, it may be ana nurmiu UDIUS uit-y wvmm mentioned that "when the 'Whitehall been passed into commission long ugo. transferred to a government yard j for completion there will be a total of eighteen vessels, apart "from sub- marines and auxiliaries, In various stages of construction or fitting out. Devonport has six of them, the cruisers Raliegh, Froblsher, Enter SMOKING IN BED CAUSES FIRE; VETERAN DEAD Ont., Mar. R. Murray, aged 30, a returned soldier, died yesterday from the effects of burns. It is believed that while smok- STEAMER ARRIVALS At New York, Fort Hamilton, frort Bermuda. At Rio, Canadian Victor, from Hall- New fax. At Liverpool, Caronla, from York. At New York, Faronian, from Liver pool. At Southampton, Olympic, from Ne-w York. At Cardiff, Canadian Raider, fron St. John, N. B. Saillnrji For Halifax, Canadian Hunter, from Glasgow. John Warlow of Windsor, fatally shot his wife ami turned the revolver prise and'Durban, the aircraft in bed, the clothing caught fire, [on himself, but will likely recover. Historical Events in Nova Scotia ANOTHER WAGE CUT NKWAUK. N. J., Mar. re- ductions of K) to 12 per cant, in ten out of fifteen trades, effective May 1, tfKlay by the Build- j iiiff Tratin.s Kmployers' association of Essex cifim'y. Approximatelyy men will Im affocted. The Officer Quarters at Fort Anne, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. This is now a museum where many interesting historical relics are kept. (2) Fort Anne is divided into two sections; this is the connecting archway. A NOVEL EXHIBIT A I In at thu Loudon. jni'.fii.iH'. wincii iiruiteu tiny copies S.xliibitioa which tfiw tvcently belt! in The Nova Scotia Historical So- ciety and ita offshoot, the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal are making combined efforts to bring about a fitting commemoration of three interesting historic events this year at Annapolis Royal, the ancient capital of the province. In 1904 the tercentenary of tbe founding of this place, under ita former name of Port was celebrated with great eclat-pprobably people a monument to de Monta, the founder, in a command- ing position in the grounds of Fort Anne, stands as a permanent mem- orial ot that occasion. Now it is proposed to celebrate and enct a memorial of the tercen- tenary of the birth of the It was in 1621, country then beiny claimed by British by vir- tue of Ar gall's conquestof Acadia in i charter of thin ter- ritory a New Scotland in Amerfca, tiiit M .WM .England literature and public and a New France there might nlso be a New Scotland in the New World. This business was finally arranged and the King's Letter, authorizing it issued on the 6th Aug- ust, 1621, and the date of the ter- centerary celebration will in ull like- lihood be the uth August this year, and the scene of it the old Fort of Annnpolla, now called Fort Anne, where a bronze tablet will be erected as a memorial, leg; bi-centenary of British Civil Courts in Cunada and put up a tablet in memory Of the establishment of the first of such courts, which sat with- in the walls of Fort Anna in 1721. also be presented At the same time and place the gal profession will celebrate the A tablet and dcdicai bearing following inscription: "This tablet erected A.D. 1921 under the auspices of the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal com- memoratcs the ono hundredth an- niversary of the arrival in this Town of Tli( mas Chandler Haliburton who lived here years and began in this place his great career in law, Thus there a a and a centenary cele- bration, all on one day, in the old stronghold of Port Royal, whose ramparts, bastions and outworks still in a wonderful state of crvution, and form the centre of traction for thousands of every year. The committees in chttge of the arrangements have hopes that the Governor-General will be present unveil the tablets, which will be formally presented by representa- tives respectively of the province. the legal profession and the local Historical Association, and will be received for the nation by tho Minis- ter of the Interior or some one rep- resenting- him, and committed to care of the Superintendent of Fort Anne, which is now a National Park, under the m terior Depart management of the In- 'partment of the Federal Government. It will be a memorable occasion and no doubt wil! attract a host of visitors. we are as- given to the publia full or< sured, will be at an early tlaji ;