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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOTJK THB LETBBR1DGB.'DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, MAY -i, "foeralb BlUevta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbrldge A. BUCHANAN president and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Member Audit Bureau o! Circulations. Subscription Rates: Daily, delivered, per'week......S .15 Dally, delivered, per year ......7.Si) Daily, by mall, per year ........500 Weekly, by mall, per year......1 50 Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S. 2.00 A REMARK THAT WAS UNCALLED FOR Brigadier-General H. H. McLean is in individual wiiose tongue is truly "an unruly At a meeting ot the Pensions' Committee at Ottawa he is reported to have remarked that UID "average wife of a private was oi the servant class before marriage.' The remark came forth from the sub- mitting by Mr. Bonncr lhal the family 'ot a deceased soldier should be placed beyond need without call for assistance outside. He urged that J60 a month be granted to a widow. To Which nrigadier-Ocneral McLean replied that women would be encour- aged idleness, with the remark as to "servant class" following. The remark of ihc Brigadier-General 'deplorable under all circum- Stances and particularly deplorable in the circumstances in which it was made. There was an offensive flavor in it and a show of had taste which ill becomes a soldier and a geutleman, To talk of "ssrvant class" is neither correct nor just to any and all pf the "average wives" of the private.' II a was in the habit of using her hands in domestic service, as H f. called, there was something ennobling In her willingness to do so. It should have been considered late season will affect the acre- ago to ho sown, but many farmers have expressed their determination to wort and night, including Sun- days, and seeding will be continued much later than in ordinary years. It ii viulikely Ihat work will'be done until the end of next week. May wasj ushered in by a real bliz- zard, with iQivgJ' siiOtf. 1. MONDAY'S QUESTIONS What is "malice prepense" forced on her.1 .To call the women forced to this as belonging to the "servant class'" is opprobrious in tiie extreme. This is not the day. nor'the Tlime lor perpetuating class dlstinctloi with the mention ot "servant class. In doing so Brigadier-General ilcLeat invites to himself and richly deserve the public censure. -He owes apology to a large number of we deserving women' who at least ar possessed lhal 'delicate natur -which does not appear to, he preaen in tho Brigadier-General in1 the sue, in "servant class." :It is I be boped that he'did not mean wha he said, in remark, an make'haslo to remo Anything of the Irritation' which sue d'remark must cause. i. What Is the type ot the Queeu Anne's style of architecture? 3. What is the meaning of "Mels- sonier-like 4. Wliat are the "Roaring 5. What is a "Joo JUUIfr't 'J. came the expression "Rob- bins Peter to pay (rrtmv Our OWB STIRLING. May Monday and THE PLAGUE OF STRAY HORSES It is high time that those who pos- sess horses which they cannot keep under control should be visited with a greater penalty than having to pay the cost of impoundment. The offence is not a new one but has been in evi- dence trom time to lime. That those who take a pride in their roens and their lawns should have put up with the intolerable nuisance having all they take delight ir. stroyed by these marauders, -aes by day and more frequently by ght, is unthinkable, particularly in city which can boast of being up-to- ite. It'Is hot only private property ut public property that is at stake, r tho police 'complain that these ray horses even visit Gait Gardens I night and cause damage. much to expect that the ty police can keep Ub and follow round tha horses that are given berty which is a loss and an aunoy- nce to others. There.was complaint f the nuisance during last summer, itirttculariy in the east end of the Ity, and "it looks 'as it the. samo will e repeated this season with the early eginning made. Some means should 6 devised for making the owners of tray horses feel their responsibilities, n'd so'put.an end once and for all to vicious practice. There are num- iers-ot heedless thoughtless per- sons in the world, and when Iho op- ANSWERS 1. Malice designed Or before de- liberated. V- 2. Noted for many angles, gables, quaint features, and irregularity of windows. j 3. Jean Louis Bniest ..Meissonler, R.A., a French arlist, born at Lyons, exhibited in a microscopic painting called Petit Jlessager and be- came proverbial for Jhe utmost pos- sible ..precision. 4. rA zone'ol strong winds about lat. 40 S where a strong wind prevails throughout the year from 'W.N.W. to B.S.B. There Is a similar zone in tho northern hemisphere.' hut the current of the wind is intercepted by the pre- valence ot 3. A stale Joke; so called from the compilation ot jokes under that nom de .j C." On Dec. 17, 1550. the abbey church of St. Peter. Westminster, was advanced to the dignity of a cathedral by letters patent; but tea years later it was Joined to the diocese of .'Lou- don again and many of Its estates ap- propriated to (he repair of St. Paul's cathedral.. Tuesday. April 26th some started drilling but owing to the storm seed- ing is delayedjndetiultely. The.Morm, of Friday will delay it at least an- other week, of the farmers feel it is safe to plant wheat us late as 15th or 20th of May, later 'than that for oats, barley and flax will be planted, till early in June. GRANLEA fFVom Our Own GRA.XLBA, April 20 peri cent, of wheat is sown here up-to- date, mostly on sutumerfiillow aud (aid over Frost at night and showers ot raia during Ihc past few days have, delayed the furmers some, but the general'opinion Is there-is still hopes ".of getting all tho wheat sown iu good time. Government Inspector in Dis- Seeding Com- plettd by One Farmer (From Our Own Correspondent) BURDETT. May Bak kcii, ot Innisfall, is paying a short visit to his mother! Mrs. Frank Bak- jteil, who was so badly burced. about two months ago, is now able to be at although she sUH has to her arm dressed twice a week at the hospital. When.Frank returns his daughter, Sheila will accom paiiy ;hlm. (From Our Own TABER, Jlay lid In, sleet and trorii evening to Sunday morning, have again delayed work on land. Clearing tonight. Work held for day or two. Ko drying winda_to speaK'ot" Airklnds of LTnd already prepared In good shape. A. lew. Mioru will 'be .used to make horses in fair shape but "many "not in 'too good condition. Belieyedjto.tVseed enough, farmers rushing >eed 'grain out lo farms Tor Bome.tinie-.-'back. Feed and high, but enough .on hand for wheat seeding, expected in good lime.' Storm hard on but temperature scarcely below freeting point.--.' LAKE (From Our (Continued trom Front; Page) work will commence on -the land on Thursday. No seeding dona in the irrigation district around Coal- dale, Bight 'or nine iniles out_ ot town some farmers were 'able io seed before the recent slorm. Farmers say thev will seed wheat at. every oppor> tun'ity. during May and then theywill seed oats. '._ MACLEOD (From Our Own MACLEOD, May. The.1 seeding ior the past week was limited to Monday and .Tuesday, 'as on the evening of tho latter date a light shower of -rain, tell, which stopped, operations. Everyday It is not the Western Front these since tllj Sunday rain 'and snow has jortunity occurs to bring them to a sense of their responsibilities to the public it should be made the most ot. days but the Irish Front At the recent New York, fur sale wolves'' skius fetched ?72 each.l With this price, for its skin: it will he; a case ot welcoming to, and not striving to keep the wolf from the door. r To refer to the New York fur salo again, it is to be noted that the skins of cats obtained each. With this in mind the term :'old will have'loat its contemptible nature in the', way It has been accustomed to be applied. THE DEADLOCK IN THE ADRIATIC From present reports it looks if I all attempts to settle the Adriatic with satisfaction lo all par- ties have failed, and the situation IF a threatening one in the nature of a conflict of races which it Diay arome. Tho Adriatic situation is altogether a 'complex one and It is not an easy one lo unravel, It is mainly connect- ed with the port of Fiume, with the name of D'Annunzto continually in the forefront. This individual, with some- thing of the temperament ot a knight- errant ot old, and with the vanity of tho poser, has taken a large part in adding to the present embroglio. Our moro recent acquaintance with tho Adriatic; question has been the intervention of President Wilson, caused wmo interesting rtlplo inalio and at the' same time considerably helped to cm- Mtter Italian feeling against tho TJnitcd States. The intervention of the- President was considerably weak- ened by the present attitude of thn States to the League o( Nations, in the principle therein expressed by those who havo shown their opposition to if, in tho assumption that the Slates should not lend themselves to bo into any European con- troversy. To repeat an old sto.rr, i[ is by this well known that Italy, as an Inducement to enter the war on tho side ot the Allies, -was promised certain concessions which wore re garded as satisfying her nations; aspirations', by Great Britain and Stance. These. were embodied by what Is known as me secret Treaty ol London, to which President Wilson liter raised objections. By this treaty HoJy. was promised extension of terr! tory on the Tyrolean front adjoining Austria, a portion of what Is callec tho Islrlah peninsula, part ol Dalmatla oji.Jhe nou-ltallan side of the Adriatic Meh after all are grown up boys When thu light in tho House at Ot lawa suddenly played out on Thurs day night, the members in the short period of sudden darkness burst ou in singing. This is a reminder o! the boy who whistles in the wood lo keep up his courage. There is one consolation with the present weather that there will he no occasion for re-seeding as has been the experience wilh the early seed being blown out of the ground. In this respect the farmers have causo for considering Ihemsotves well off. fallen, making a greater amount' of moistur9..than has faHenJn-the same length of [time for three'years. But the farmers" are- all -ready 5iflth their seed and many acres' will he' seeded when the tii'e" yeather ot the first week In Jlay begins. Almost every farm has some ground with seed .In it, from twenty to one hundred acres, BARNWEi-L (From Our Own Correspondent) BARNWBLD, >J ay Seeding has been delayed the past week on ac- count of tho weather. Other fafm work has been progressing very favor- ably. Although' we! experienced pa se- vere' snow storm here Saturday the farmers kept their teams In tho field until in the afternoon when they were forced to account of the wet condition of the soi'li- The farm- ers here are very optimistic over the present outlook of things. Labor Is quite scarce. and soine'of-tlie farmers are unable to get what help they re- quire. May on light land this pasl week and in-Bbm'e-i-Xiases seeding, .bul all work s lopped jgain owing to'.heavy snowstorm which started about 4 a.m Saturday ahdicontjhued all day. All kinds of-, moisture but won't he such a largei.acreage put in as "last :year as it now'ami teed being so scarce, horjes In poor shape. Too wet for tracloref-tb work and won't get on land with them'for sometime -COWi'EY fFrora Our Correspondent COWLBV, May rain and Sunday after fall- ing incessantly since'Monday nigtit. One of the heaviest snowstorms for two years occnrre'd -r on "Wednesday when over a foot of "wet snow fell 'Feed Is coming in, bnt the roads be ing a'imust beyond navigation, R lew bales constitutes a load. Cattle am young calves are dying oft on acconn of the steady storm arid the "run down" condition. Tliere-' will-he-ni discing or seeding done (or a. week at least. Business jvas; practically isuspcndw on the nflemoon et'April during the funeral ot tbo late; Dr.. Patterson at, Bnw Island.'- As "many of tho busl ness men who could get away, as i as many private Individuals, attendee the Patterson has attenO c'd.'to.pnr physical; ills in and arouni Burdeu. for many years and had won a great deal of respect and esteem everyone feels that in his.passln, away they have lost A persona friend whose place -nilI be bard i fill. school board ha been fortunate in securing the ser -vifes of of Calgary to teach the intennediate room, thu relieving Mrs: TJedmon. who has kindly filled In In order that the Tool he not closed. Mrs. W. W.1 Andrews are re joicing'lii the- arrival of another littl daughter. Jits. Jennie Hygg, who has been tak ing a treatment ai the Medicine Ha hospital has returned houie' and is staying with -Mr; and Mrs. Lou Ilygg atlhe Lbveland and! Mr. N. J. Qlaxwell have gone to Taber to work on the irrigation plant> K. Brown Jyas a brisiness visitor in Lethbridge ttiis week.; 1 The Girl Guides of Burdett propose to put on a .program and dance on the evening oj Slay It is hoped that everyone will turn out and help to encourage tho girls in their enter rise.' JIIss Millie Maxwell, ledgerkeeper at the Standard Bank, handed In her resignation which effect -this -rreek. On her, leaving the Bank staff presented her with a ijsautifU clock ns a gentle hint'to be> "on time' Miss Maxwell left on Friday for Cal- gary where she intends taking a Bourse in stenography. eiCKED UP IN SSING FOK'.TBB UAH Tho worfc of improving Port Stanley arbor'Is tof.be undertaken imuiedi- k NTew York garment cutlers demand ;9 per 'week" Increase to minimum ot ?51. A. Mobresiowu, N.J.. furmor adver- iscd for a man, offering a week and boani, with a.day.off each week, Carl Buslow, 52, New York, was ill when he notice to vacato his homo. He died from heart disease. At New York. fur. auction miuk pelts sold JO'cenis to (2S increases generally ol 75 .per cent, over last mailo piibllc'by Collector of laterual, Hoveune Edwards. A Swedish frasherwociaii at Ckes- .er, has just been tiitornjed Ihat she Is heiress to millions. Jenuio iendrickjou.loft home .before hct. becama imrnenieVy anj is now toishare In one-third ol hlsfhlg estate, Summer hotels in Sew 1-ngland are planning to lustnll cafeterias U cope with the expected thorlate o In tho midst ot a 'flu relapse a Hj year-old Unions' girl cojU! nienced singing and sang for hou 3 befofa-her 'death. ''i v One dollar purchases i bed in Lex ington "when every hotel is pack edTrtta The.sheritf rents the cells in the Jail Manitoba reported m 5'7, 000 to the Presbyterian hcadqulirters in --6nnectloufwith the Inter-Church unking the Tliej aim at, Forward Movement, church total J4 920.000 Fifteeh" 'milliofit dollars 'wera spent Urs.d'bHsiqeBS man and his wife of Now lork tor (he theatres in Jinu ary ani'Febru8rvi according [o figures Last Year You 1 Some time III f 4. Ruch Piano J That was a good resolution- put it Into effect NOW. Don! you on easy terms either a Mason Risch Player of Piano Our system of selling troth 'Factory to Home" you money. Ask for free style cata- log. ST. KILOA 'From Our Own ST. KILDA, Heavy snow storms arid rains are hit- ting this country nearly every day. Owing to the shortage' of feed there ars a lot of weak horses.. The green grass ha'a a good start and with a few days- warm weather there would !je good pasture. There, has.-been no seeding dono so far and; ths ground will have to dry considerable before, there will be any done. and .Wm. returned men Provincial-Report Conditions' at the beginning spring operations in; the province are to a.- large extent a continuation and resnlt'Ot the irregular'experiences to which the farmers ha.yo been subject To impose an excise duly iind leave the tariff duties untouched, as is hiutcd in the coming Budget, looks uncommonly like a subterfuge to maintain the policy of "hands off tho tariff." In the proposition itself there i a siient confession that the tariff as ils bearing in the fixing of prices tho It presupposes hat the manufacturers can stand the ackc-t of fln exclao duty, In that tho profits which the tariff allows them gives thorn Hie leeway. After all the i BOW ISLAND (From Our Owi) Correspondent) HOW ISLAND, May Island was given a goodialn during the past week and then "on Friday night and all day Saturday a very wet snow fell. This has retarded the work on the farm, but the farmers feel quite satisfied that If once able to get the seeding done that there is suEHcient moisture to make good. WINNIFRED (From Our Own Corresnondonh WINNIb'UED, .May was well under ,vay last week. .April 30th It rained all night. Snowing May Isl. delaying work With favorable weather work will be general the first of the week. The snow was very hard on stock. BURDETT (from Our Own CmTespf-ndcut) May time since the surlng work has begun. the work has lycn stopped by a consuming public will bo no better off, ,fall of wet-snow. Up-to-date and will continue to be, as I ways buen, the "ultimate goat, h-i? al- there has been more moisture fall this i spring than there has been for several for the past six mohths or- rather a year.' As far as actual, seeding condi- tions.are concerned they are quite dif- ferent irrorn what they were at the beglnnihg ot seeding last year.- The winter has been, longer at both ends than it has been over a. period of twenty, years and has Intensified, the effects of feed shortage .which had Its beginning at this time last year. The slight fall preparation of land, the late spring, the feed shortage and weak power stock all obtrusive influences In tlio present situation. Good The seeding Is from twenty to thirty! days later by the calendar than It was last year varying with locality. This is Important In view of the cle- ment ot time Involved In completing (he seeding under broad tanning with abort labor and short or weak power slock. If quick general seeding were possible the prospects are the best In half a dozen years, there was heavy raiii and also heavy, snowball last autumn and heavy winter over tho whole "f the province. The ground is open to saturation and there has been no runoff and there has been littlo waste from the Chlnooka In the south. There Is a depth of from two and a half to four of successful medical practice, said' "At this of yen most people suffer from, TTO term 'spring fever' because of a stag- nant condition of the blood, because of the toxins (poisons) stored withm the body dur- ing the long winter. We eat too much meat, with littla or no green vege- tables." Bloodless people, thin, anemic people, those with pile checfe and lips, who a poor appcfafc-.andi feel that bred, worn or feverish condition m springtime of the year, should, try the refreshing tonic powers of a good alterative nnd blood purifier. Such a tonic as druggista have sold for fifty years, is Doctor Pierce's Golden Medical Dis- covery.rlt is a standard remedy that can be obtained in tablet or liquid form. Made without alcohol from wild roots and barks. If your druggi t does not have tie tablets send 10 cents for tnsi package to Doctor PterCe'a Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y or branch m Brfdgttourg, Ontario KITCHENER, OUT have used Dr Pierce's medicines and found them to mve oerfecl -atisfaction The doctor said I had no blood, mv heart got verv weak I finally quit the doctor and began taking Dr Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and Dr Pierce's Prescription. When I had taken about five bottles I commenced to: notice a marked improvement, and eventually I was all right, could a good return. CANADA ADVISES CAUTION IN BELGIUM r OTTAWA, Jlay Canadian Karl-of -Mealh, founder of ths Empire Day celebration move- ment in Great Britain, having written to tho prime minister'suggesting a yearly religious service, has received, the reply that religious observances of a.'national or imperial character Bhould only, be adopted with the great- est caution and H adopted, tho most suitable msnlverKary would be the anniversary 'of tho Elgnlng ot the armistice on November 11: "BAYER" ARE 'ASPIRIN at All without the "Bayer. Cross" !n regard to tho street car situation in the Kdmonfon Hulk-tin" makes the following sapient observa- tion "Lethttridgo city council Is holding an investigation to ilnd out proceeding slowly ns ,tho horses arc not in Iho best of Rhapo owing to shortage of feed. The. ?ccd question is very serious, hardly any one having sufficient. One farmer asks why it is that the municipality will endeavor lo furnish food for hnraes, but will not whcthor the city would lose loss, fuel tor a tractor? Anri one money if the street cara were Icit in' tho barns. there is a Lcthbrittge Is lucky thtit doubt in tiie matter; and why? WARNER Our Own- VVAIIN'E'H, iMay Very little farm wurk wop dono last'week, aurl overy so'doing, There IB no room for doubt I nay o; rum am] anow I? 10 tnc that Edmonton would lose less If jxsrraitagn of jjrop' which will bo on being so situated that it can stall tho cars it money can be saved by cara were tied up, bul the business of the .cominiinlty would be largely paralyae'd'.'if it .were dQne. Thoreioro It la tlieitity Ihat is tied up, It can't afford to aWll: tho cara; cnn't afford to, run a loss, and hitherto the Inlands along tho Dalmatian'has not.Mi'ii able to make them llsceil In this II is now laid Ihat. many of tho larger farmers havo entirely given up the Idea of at- temptliiK to Rot any Isirgc acreage plowed, and cultivators and dlsoa will play a large part In getting tho anctl brd ready, l.ainl.lhat 1% in need of a siiifHCo loosenlnp. will In rases dct'i-n'd for tliiit 'on Hie work years. The work of plowing, etc., is 1 once the seed is in II has a moisture supply tor germination and growth to carry the crop well Into June. The moisture supply, especially in South- ern Alberta, docs not generally reacn saturation to a point to create under- ground channels of waste and its movement is all towards -tho surfaco wher'6 crops toed. It 19 this condition which enable pralrlo crops to hang on against a do' sky...At UthbrldEO the precipitation alone Inches with a .good.supply from winter snows to begin with. The whole country bus practically been ir- rigrtlt: natural nsolsture. Prooress of Seeding Soulheni Alberta baa a wenk of active seeding. Sevcnliien drills were operating on Iho Noble 2 Illi. Central Alberta has made sc.iltnrsd hogintHngii on tlig ilrv.sfrDls. Peace Ulver is backwafd'excopt o'ons the valley but the farmers are optlm- late season is going to curtail Ihj wheat acreage especially in.-the centre and north but there ore much belter prospecls for a total acreage Utah people entertained1'at one