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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1920 THE LFnmiilDGR DAILY HKRATO PAGE fil.EVEN Acliosi.of U. S. Representatives About the Philippines? 'Mtiy two of this EomiEg'snewapapersconimcut on. the memorandum sent toy United States congressmen to Premier Uoyd George regarding the Irish situation, and the o( their editorials is EOnto-a-hat ceeenttiU a-gamsl "outside interfer- ence" in British Internal a'falrs. "It is an elementary maxim of the foreign ipolicy of most, na- tions that bno state departineat't-hould Dot interfere with a speculator when he the. market high. Uut iiero la-.the Chicago end of his operations, which somewhat the good Roberts started to buy ryo for May delivery lasfwlaler at when every ontj eipccteil that It would go to Instead of advancing stocks piled up and the price everyone lost money, including Roberts. down to-jl.46 Roberts sold over 500.000 bushels of rye, and at a heavy loss. __ 'After tho prices started'' UP again :wo months ago some of the rye was replaced, and tho Roberts hold- ings, which were said to bo bushels, have been coming on the mar- ket for the past ten days from up to the ?2 mark ,to4ny. -To have made It would lake with a profit of 50 cents-.per. bushel. Chicago broker, who Is up on tlio ryo trade, said tonight that looked a little high, and probably would cover it, and possibly J250.000 would bo nearer the exact profits. DOLLY VARDEN CASE DECISION DELAYED OTTAWA, May petition for disallowance of the- British Columbia statute regarding ownership ot the Varden mine was again before tho "cabinet today, ilinal decisioa in Ihe case is unlikely to reac-Lcd for- a few days. Sir Arthur address the Waterloo Ccorly Canadian Club In Kitchener on May Sib, Gideon Halcrow of The Pas Was With the Company 4S Years. THE PAS, Man., May death ot Gideon Halcrow at Rochester, following an operation, removes from life an old-time type ot Hudson Bay Company factor. Born In the Orkney Inlands, 65 years ago, be join- ed the company at the age of 17 years, serving at York factory, Norway House, Pelican Narrows, Grand Rapids land Tho Pas. His Brest and flowing beard made him conspicuous figure known to Indians and whites throughout the north. He had five sons Jn tho war, one being killed in action aud one seriously wounded. Be- PRISONERS IN THE TOWER (Correspondent ot American Paper.) -----Several companies of visitors U> tho Tower of London bad a thril-1 ling experience the other day. As they were calmly going Hie round ct sights, the -dlanu bells rang out. The garrison turned (nit in response. Gates aad were barred and bolted. -Police, yeomen ot tho guard, soldiers looked very serious; they knew no more what had happened than the sightseers. Was there an act of war In tha doing? Had the in- scriptions been stolen from the Beau- champ Tower? What of tho Crown Jewels and a second Colonel Blood! For >oma time Innocence was startled out of IU wits and authority sorely puisled. Sorno thought of the girls they had left bciilnd them; others rejoiced to share the bitter- ness of a Raleigh. The prosaic soul wondered when, K ever, it would bo released; the romantic dreaded bad Inadvertently meddled Kith a wire, and electricity hat! dons the rest. Tho .Tower aiaras "were in splendid working order. _ Bo much, was proved. As Necessary As Salt for seasonings. few drops' will bring 'out the true flavor of foods. The ORIGINAL and Genuine Worcestershire THEIR SWORDS INTO PLOWSrfARES: (II. G. Gadsuy in, Saturday Night) tho.-Mfist hopeful' plan ot Settle- ment Boarflj'jwhiclrtiimaVto-nlace the returned man -oil 'the {and if he can demonstrate- The with it tliroa bias- ings it cirayirte the 'sword into tbrt most productive instrument of peace, tho plon'sh'sliityo; ib puff> n'ur 'Idle- acrea toV down tie llTing.'and U .cro- atas a'.'cliias. pt contented, (Continued from Front.Page.) Hill of Edmonton -was awarded sick pay by tho courts. whoso to pay off Jho nariorial debf; In the long mil pofiCyifcf the Soldier Settlciiicnt- will, prob- ably do mife'goqd.to Canada than nil the schemes togx-ther. "Warned tiy; -jia 4 -rhlsclratices'' with gifts to tbo scrip which was distributed after the Boer war of the land the Government has discarded the policy of free hand- outs for' a much 'more.'Garisible ono Tvhleh-'may he summed In the f.vonls of the old helps those who help thcniselves. To which Chairman Black of the-Soldier Set tiemunt Board adds, "Arid tho Gov- ernment will keep an ,eyo on you to ice that you don't stumble." Thin plan, which has-been In oper- ation for tivo years, la a huge success, ns tho figures go to Up to tho spring of this year Parliament liad voted S to into farmers, and probably -another will bo required to" finance this gigantic schemb1 during.' the- present fiscal year. One. hundred million dollars looks like a lot'df .money, especially to the old tlinw.who 'can remember when Canada's onlv thirty-five mil- lion dollars, but. scaled to present ideas a hundred -millions is not too large an investment iln'.an; enterprise Mhlch promises such, magnificent re- turns, Chairman Black naturally-'.Tlcws with pride the ocean-to-ocean -activity (if an organization which lias accom- plished such sreat results in the short period of thirty months. Ho admits Ihal, like tlie hen who was given Ihirty-sir cggfl to hatch out, he has had to "spread but tho spreading lias been a decided success. "Every ho coRtlnuod, "who l.iktf] up land under our piyn s'vos an Implied contract that ho will do two and accept our advice. ily acccpiihg oil; advice I mean tha' lift will act upon tho expert sugges- tions of our land iiiBjtcctor: who visit frin from (o lime to sea (Kit fio Is prowing the right tiling in light way' and Is handling hi3 -farm with intelligence. Good tarrai and good our If I ho farmer' Is not good, It ho chows iliat ha can't learn [o farm, wo lake !ho farm back and Icavo him to something that he can do iff. Tills la tin act of mercy all round --to the farm, to the man, and to the Dominion Treasury, whoso ultimate loss cannot !m licavy so long as this system of salvage Is practiced." forms were cumbersome- or that there was any discrimination. "Every person will be.made to do his pr her he assured the meeting. Several members strongly urged for wider publicity for tho sys- tem, on thejgrouhd that as the people-of Canada .had to bear In- creased taxation they wanted'to know that every person entitled to pay income tax was being made to do EO. Some Complaints Among the complaints voiced bj Dr. Cowan Lev! Thompson and other western mem- bcrs, were that the system was en- tirely" too complicated, loo cumber- __ some, lack of facilities, discrimination in sending out forms, and absence of the necessary forms at postoffices. Tom Best declared that the eastern framers complained bit- terly that, whtlo men not making 5500 a year were receiving forms, there 1 were wealthy men.being left alone tirely. Tho people wanted to know Just exactly xvho was entitled to tax. Olhei1 speakers cmphasircd that there were too many excuses. Urendncr said the law was only enacted in SeptemW, 1917. The onus to fllo a return on those vrlth a taxahlc income. Getting After Toronto Tn Great had nu card index system, they lost 000 since 1842. In tho last two weeks over were sent lo persona who 1 liad not fllcil a return in Toronto. Last: year between ten and twenty thousand such letters had been aVnt out. As to hclng cumbersome, hoth United Slnles nnd Drlllsh officials., had compliment- ed his; eliiM'on. the simplicity of tho Canadian Despite what any- one said lo tho contrary, Ihe people of Canada arc certainly honest, added Mr. Brcadner. In idcclarod Mr. Breadncr, 17 and SO members of tho com- mons did not havo a taxable income. I Ho went on to give cases where men wore Bottinr; Incomes of were 1 not taxable -because of large contrlbu- j tlons to Patriotic Fund and Red Cross campalcns. THE COASTWISE STRIKE VANCOUVER, B.C., Mny coastwise slrihc has resolved Itself Into a pull -betw.cen the C. P. R. and (he firemen's, deckhands' anil stew- ards' unions for the allegiance of Iho crews of several vessels that havo not yet quit their boats In response to the strike call. Soveral vessels arc lied up and others have been manned by skeleton Many tups are also affected, as they are manned by union men. A complete cessation o( towing, however, is not looked for. Letters from tho U. S. reclamation iorvico iivo very favorafclo toward tho project to drain Uio KooUuBy itlats iu Idaho and DXJ. jr BRITISH AMBASSADOR IN U. S. IS BUSY MAN WASHINGTON, May Auck- land Oodclos, Uio IJcitlsh ambassador, will go to Philadelphia May