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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta IS PAGE FOUR %ctbbtibQC t)ei:alb XctbDrtDac, aibcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publlahars THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 Cth Street South, Lethbrldga W. A, BUCHANAN . President apd Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Member Audit Bureau ot Circulations. Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per w�ek......$ .15 Daily, delivered, per year ......7.50 Daiiy, by mail, per y�ar .........5.00 Weekly, by mail, per year......1.50 Waekly, by mail, per year to V.S. 2.00 THE HUDSON'S BAY COMMEMORATION Not only a memorable event in the history oC the company but a bistorical epoch in the hiptory o? AA^estern Canada IS shortly to be comiuemorated in celebrating tlie two hundred and fifty years of the existence of the Hudson'^ Bay Company. This company which j� older than the Donianion, in that it is older than Confederation by a long  march ot time, tells in its romantic history the rise, progress, and development o� the West of Canada of today, la the 'Parchment -oX its original charier were written the letters which may well he said to he tlie cryptic symbols oC .the future destinies of the West, �wJth the great and even spectacular j>^rt which this great company played in achieving the same; The pageant � of the Hudson's Bay Co. where it ^ meets tlie public eye in the various cities wliere it is staged becomes, accordingly, a national pageant.. '"Hie Great Pioneers of the Great Weft," as the Hudson's Bay Company chooses to call itself, is no empty ibftast and is w:itlJ0u1 an empty signification. It is history recording it^ verdict on the' banners of a company whiih, -witfi' splendid enterprise, set out to open to civilization the great ^TA.iai of .tlie, West. The flame of that tBSginal "�''is,-never siiffered to fH^keir and'Vdie out but; TS'as /fanned iiitp a m^re; glorious flame'by the breath a^iifee^;very-,enterprisev^^*^^^ origina^; in Winf inf x'Jthft ;con�paiiy into i^fc^t '^]| wsSea ^g^ greater with the resultant position the Hudson's Bay Co. now occupies among ithe Ifistoric traders, of the day. The achievement which the Hudson's Bay Company is on the eve of  cortmeniprating is a unique one and vtHg. yn^.j^^ given, to fe w ^to achiey'^. -ijOii^^Ki i^^jjg jojb^ unique coiumembi^a- tonrgessea ait the tim� thati&ado the .project cfleotiVe. _ ' ' Wihat we think today and, what we thought yesterday are too totally dtltCereut things, but all t|>e same today's IJaoughts -wlU )>ene^t by yesterday's retrospect. ' "The capital sum which the street railway represents is over. 1*60,000, With the wisdom of today we might ^irell and profihibly^ say that the same sum \vould have auffiqejl ito .payo .all streets in the city; a process which i^fould not only have benefitted the city in many respects but would iav'e"; abn'ed to allow tlie xTmning'. The 'loat" Is a ship formed on the Norwegian model,* having a narrow stepn, projecting quarters and deep wadst. Acocrding to tradition &ir Richard Wbittngton made his money toy trading in coal'which he conveyed in his "cat" from Newcastle to London. -i. 'Irish whiskey that has not paid duty.  5. Prom "porcelana," a little pig. So called by the Portuguese traders from Its resemblance to cowrie-shells, the shape of which is not unlike a pig's back. The Chnieee eartlienwaro, being white and glossy like the inside of the shells, suggested the application of the name. 6. The French Six Per Cents which were ifloaled by the Morgans. (D. J., Lethbridge.)-(By ithe way, why don't you use your name in full?); (To reply to the long string of names you forward wiil take up too much space, particularly when the information you seek cau toe obtained from any ordinary gazetteer. If, however, you find it difficult to obtain where some of the places are we shall be glad to help you.) ALLEGE POLICE COMM. ON BOOTLEGGING STAFF PRINCE RUPERT, May 4.- Police' Commissioner T.M. Watson, has besn committed for trial on a charge of briberyr and is out on 16,000 bail. It is alleged he entered a bootlegging arrangement with Chief of PblifaeSte-fr: art and' others, ,and that polJce protection was to? be paid for on a profit sharing basis. A cheque for $50, allei&t^;, fo have.'b^H paid by Watfon tfl. St.&X^rfc.V'W -vro-duice^'in co\yt# , - A. j to alli-Xl^hptesia'ce'sidems in.-tnet^lXtilfed' State&ii!ri_-flha�irve May 9-flie^tU ahnlverfiary.: .of jthe aeeeptaijce by China of^ the, j31 * dlsmahds rnote of Jpan, a^-'^; day of ''huml&tfdn and inspiration"*: has be^n sgnt out^ the Chinese iP^tiouaiist- League. Demonstrations are being planned f^r'each of the larger cities, it .was ^ here, which will duplicate similar gathering.? throughout.China. r ...^ i CHI! (Prom ;'i.V,i BOWiyiLLBl*al�y 3'.-Most vot'tiiG farmersvflw- Vbiking In (the .fieldfl. They tlDd.the Oelds very'^wet aiiil would i;Htaer',;%v�it a few day� Ilfit were.poeso late in theseaeorl'.  Mr. Jdhd fivans is here from Cai-; gary and will-spend the summed/witii his toroUier Oeorge. r � Mrs. Ben White is home from GaK gary. , /. - . � / ,:. Word lias been received from Swiitt' Current that Mrs. Carl I>eterson, a former resident of this coq^mpnity lis very low.- -Mrs. Peterson has l>��n In very poor health for the past three years. . ���''���:] Mr. G�orge Evans, who has been on the .sick Hat .for tlie past week -was able to go to 'Carniangay Friday -where, he will'remain a fe>v days under the: doctor's. o�r�. ' -i 'Mr. Kenneth McAlpine returned to Lethbrldfc on Saturday. ' Miss Jennie Hood w-^ho has toebn nursing' to this community spent a few daya,t,Tii8ltlnK at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Ar J. Mills before retjimlng to her home in Plainfield, dne oif bur popular young ladtes, Miss Cora Gourlie deserted us\ last week when she became the wife of Mr. C. E. Thomas of Barons, where she will reside In the fntui'e. Mrs. Thomas, has made mitliy friends here and will bo greatly missed m all social affairs, Wie all Join In wishing Mr. ftnd Mrs. Thomas a lotag and happy wedded life. . , � . .......I Rev. Telfer of Carraangay Ijas informed 118 that he has a minister for this dlstrioturlfo will corneas soon as a residenee be secured for. him. We are Borry to have to report that Mr. Olaf'tiUndy' has suffered another accident while working in Iron Springs last wesk; ' While working with th* engine a slight explosion was caused which came with full force In his iface. tMr. Lundy has been in the Gelt hos-. pital for, a #e�k now and the latest word Is 'that he will not lose Mseye-slglilU which is very fortunate. Mr. Bdwttrd Mills who has toeen sick Kit- the. last week is much better.- - ' --i �� Mr. and 'Mrs. Alec Prazer were Calgary visitore last week. Mr. J. K. Ktaess was a Ixthbrldge visitor on Thursday. Word haa ;i^een received that Mr. A. C. Averill who used to run the Bowville store and postofflce is married again and is nqw living in California. J; geoloqical survey VICTORIA, &.-G,. V.May 4.-Six parties, and! possibly seven, will 1)6 operated by::,the;:ge�lo|UcalvSUCTex In British C^l^'mliif^ dife-itfe. l920,;;R�8ig-nations of mai^ mjfen with ;{|pecial loiowledge hiiV^inec^Esitated considerable readjuetiaent fof the sfJasdn's plans. '_ _ ''.'..^.^,, v. '" "��' Bi/diAN^vteR4fe�EbTiirvA8E L0mX��J;|^y3 |C^(Canadian 3>A�- sociated, Pressi-:Thev Chester Vas.e iwas won'today by Buchanan, 6-4. Oreait Seal, 6-4 was second, and Woddfo\t, n-r? third. Five horses; ran. . . I ,NEW YORk tHEATRE BURNS POUGHIOaEPSm N. Y., May �The Rialto, Thealtre here burned' to the ground e&rly tarine could not be reached, for some 4ime following the receipt of the dispatch and it was not until he had taken his seat iu the house that the dispatch was liande'd to him. Ho refused .to make any com ment on it, remarking merely: "I have nothing to say." Government'a Action OTTAWA, LMay 4.-r^When the Jellicoe report was laid upon the table of the house some weicks ago, it was considered hy a ministerial caucus. The "Captain Hose, late superintendent \ caudus decided that far the present, of tlie Halifax dock-yard, has been in I until ilio iulormitibnal situation was H-sciuimault in connection with tfie new i cleared up. and the imperial confer- |'an(I,%et.pi>^j(i^i|^C> White, Bishop I 'i'Wias' Miih^Coii^y Ol4rk'f XoffoHc'fdrVjibdl^t'^Wdbty years, i* dead'as^.i^^mJiHLibufnd ajid shock,he; recMved a> weelt-lio^ when an oxpl'qi-.: sion -of �at Plymjitoij township,* prit.,"'.Avho' died Recently was the direct: hefr'of 'the ''Quigrich" or Crozier'of St! IfiIlan,'Vfl 'It-not been ^deeded to the Hiatorical Society of Scotland by his 'father, the'last offlolal holder of it. 1-, .V'i.;, Records HERE Quick 8ervloo;i courteouii �� clark�� and all' the. ciitalog^vtQfohodso , ��.from:. *!!'�,� MASON A-'Hlict^ VICTROkA PARLOrtt . RememBer the big''slaving you can make on Ited Sea* Records pyer last year's, prices; iAsk us ^ f. to lot you hear sgmei VICTROLAe on; lASY " � -TtRMai^;;.'-'?.-- KmsmiMiTE) aimaral Blvok-TM Horn* ef tite Vietrala* MEN'S HARTT SHOES ..��^r:-:ry, i__CANA0A'8 BE�T SHOE- r , iWe:,have opened up a shipmetnt of these in black and.brown calf; in different lasts and widths ensui^ng you. a perfect fit and comfort in' wearing them. Tlie 'quality of the shoes is such tliat for ; money paid you will get greater'wear value than'in many other linieB of equaH price. ON AND AFTER MAY 1�t OUR STQRE CLOSES ON WEP. AT 1 P.M. W. J. NELSON & CO. SHERLOCK BUU.DiNO / program not yet offici-ally announc-cd and shortly will -sail for England whore ho will <.-ouKult with the admiralty on (�arrylng out the Catfadian naval plan and will return us commandant of Canadian navy dock-yards and stations. Word has been sent by relatives on tlui inside to young Canadian ol'l'icers siM-ving in i'ae Imperial niivy i-ncp. hold, no decision should- be taktit'i in rofcard to the report on larger ! roduf-lious. hut tho offor of a offtaln number of small craft made by the British government shou'ld he accepted. This was, accordingly adopted as the govcrnmoiit's policy and an official statement covecing tho lacts was JMued. ^" ;