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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR i HE LETHBRUK5K DAILY HERAUJ WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, Xetbbrlboe tberatb Xetbbrlboc, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publlthers "THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbrldge W. A. BUCHANAN President and Managing Director Join Torraiice Business Manager thin that "he who pays tlie piper urns; 1 call the tune." A subservient prossi is greatly to bo desired by political; fakirs and journalistic parasites, bui j none the less a reproach to the couti- j try which maintains it." Having thus) unburdened itself it remains for tbc Toronto Telegram to have its ears feasted with the applause of the Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What are Sumptuary LawsT 1'. Why is the sunflower so-called? 3. What is the origin, of "Mind you P's and 4. Member Audit Bureau of. Circulations. Subscription Rates; delivered, per week .15 Daily, delivered, per year Daily, by: mail, per year........5.00 Weekly, by mail, per year L50 Weeklvv by mall, per year to U.S.: 2.00 THE WOMAN IN LIFE Lady Aslor has come in for a round of instigation by John Bull on what k her "hypocrisy" In regard to tho stand she took on tho divorce Question in the British House of Com- mons. Women when they essay into public life. It would appear, have to pay the penally of public opinion tust the samo as men have to, and no woman, with a full realization what the "equality 01 means, can afford to wince under criticism by taking the feminine, and it may be BBid the masculine, view of what tho other ser owes her. It goes against the grain, of. chivalry to speak of a woman as John Bull does, but after fill, when' it ;comes to.the equality of 'the sexes' forTwhjch women have been clamoring, ft.is a case of what has to be, will 'be. That is if there-is any! sincerity-in -the- talk of sex equality. Tho position of public, assail in What is the House of Keys? I What is a Puisao judge? It the Toronto paper Is right in its I Why was Mary Queen of Scots view as lo the present subsidy to .be White Queos? Canadbn Press, Ltd., It should be- lohl and see the beneficiaries under i the subsidy throwing ihemselv.-- TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is the population and area at of Alberta? uul What arc the qualifications M, 4, What Is the origin of tho ex- the feet of the present Govcnuii and joining in one long paeau v'. praise lu declaring that there was no such Government seen as the present, no not since the days of presslon. "The grey mare is the bet- Thts is Die tune, which he who pay, wil, cull on the piper, to play. came %Z. But if the Telegram pricte up its to catch the tune, we warrant that it j 6. When was silver coinage first tion. will be very much disappointed. The' Telegram altogether mistakes the nature of the subsidy granted to tha Canadian Press, Ltd. The reasons It giver'asainc; tile fame are very far- fetched In its failure to grasp the in- tention aud the trend of tho subsidy. It is not only a boon to the news- papers -who make nso of the Canadian Press but it is a boon to the public, In that, were it not for the help sivenj by the same, there will bo much of desirable news unavailable to it. In the financial inability of papers plac- ed, as many of the western papers ure, in more or less isolation in their relation to news centres. The idea of the subsidy was to Canadianize the Canadian press in the way of giving facilities for the dissemination of Canadian news which would other- wise bo not attainable. It would be cheaper, even with the subsidy grant- ed, raises the ques- tion as to -whether what will be gained sphere of activity of the mofcrn woman will be, lost in the changed relations of the sexes as man- kind has been accustomed to regard Will it have a tendency, in breaking down the barriers which hitherto divided the seies, to infringe on and destroy all that chivalrous re- epect and regard which men are wont to pay women There, are those who look' with Eomething ot diemay on the enfran- chisement of the female, with her entry into public life, as tending .to causo.a loss' of that TvhiclTdwells in'.the average man in his regard foriTPomen. That Is some- thing -which time alone can but at the-eame time it cannot be surely apprehended. It should, however, rather'tend the bther way it women hold a "pride in their sex. With the principle of the equality of the sexes established, those traits of chivalry in man should gain in that when shown they will .be in a greater measure appreciated than they sometimes are tvomen. as at present by The deference paid to the sei will be what is.all ed by the male rather than'what is expected fey the female. For it Is not too much to say th'ero are certain women who take the acts ot-gallantry performed.ljy" the itiale, even in such small things as opening a door for them, as a matter of course and not one of courtesy to They pass by -without even an acknowledgment of this courtesy with a "Thank you." Trr these cases It may be said that it comes from ignorance of the social amenities, breJ in the fact that the procedure has become stereotyped by usage. With the passing into being of the equality of the sexes, it may be that the liUle'acts ot chivalry of men to women will be more valued than they eeera to be by some ot the sex, and chivalry will then have a truer meaning as madam and miss will have learnt to know iL fault be found'in the means used to keep It as'distinctively as possible so. To cheapen literature of aa educa- tive nature, and even the Toronto Telegram cannot dispute that .the press performs a share- in this m the intelligence of the news it-conveye, is a wholesome national policy. Thjs is what the Government subsidy aims at. The Toronto Telegram goes out of its way to administer a cheap sneer when It speaks of "Imperialistic men- dicants" in regard to the scheme for a further subsidy for covering an Im- perial news service. In the policy to bind( parts of .the Empire together, arid with others links the Dominion with the'.-.'Motherland, news from the Mother Country spread-in-.Canada hasj its important part. What -nas the ob- ject the .large sums that were-spent on the tour of the Prince of Wales in Canada were .it not to further the propaganda of closer Im- perial relations. The British public had to. foot, the bill on the occasion as well as the Dominion, and to pro- ject the idea, -with the intention of making it appear nauseous, that inthe scheme tho; British public will have to bear part of the cost, the Telegram is riot'only essaying too great a task in speaking'for Dritlsh opinion but is meddling with something which is no particular concern .of Its 6wn, with the risk It encounters of speaking "without the book." The Telegram can.use its editorial colurjnB to far better parpose than for preaching a cheap and maivkish sentimentality which betrays its spuri- ous nature In thetloak ot artificiality which clothes it. The true inward- ness of the "righteous wrath" it pro- claims is conveyed In the sentence "It is only right to state that the publish- ers, in Ontario and Quebec do not.re- ceive any direct or Indirect benefit from the Government grant." Hence these crocodile tears of the Toronto Telegram! ANSWERS According to the figures o? 1916 the population of Alberta was as compared with the figures of 063 taken in 1911. The area.is the Province is square raijes. 2. -Must be'SO years ot age, a resi- dent of the province for he is appointed, a natural bora .or natural- ized subject of the King, and tho own er of a property qualification amount- ing to 3. An Irish secret society organized in 1S43. Active young Irishmen dress- ed up in women's cloth Ins, blackened faces, and otherwise disguised to sur- prise those employed to enforce the payment of rent' The victims'were ducked in bog-holes and many were unmercifully beaten. 4. The phrase, implying that tho wife is paramount, arose ffota the story of the man who wished'to buy a horse, but his wife took a fancy to a grey mare and so Insisted that the grey mare was the better horse that the man was obliged lo yield the poiut and purchase the animal. 5. The Impersonality -who is re- garded as being most proper. The phrase is from Tom 'Morton's "Speed the Plough." In the first scene .Mrs. Ashfield shows herself very .Jealous of neigbbor.Grundy, and farmer Ash- field, says to her. "Be q.ulet, will you? Always ding dinging Dame Grundj- into my ears with Avjll-' Mrj. Draudy' say? What will MrsVOrundy i" 6, January, 1S59. By Tractor Proving a. Valuable Factor in FCRIY1LLRAIE Demands of School Board Heav- I'ensions Sub- stantially Increased. (Fi-irn Our Own RAYMOND, -May the regu- lar meeting the town council Alder- mau Devoe Woolf. chairman of the finance committee, submitted a tenta- tive estimate for the coming year. The report foreshadowed u lax rale of 40 mills at least. This is five mills above tho rate last year. The heavier demands of the school board, who claim that they are faced with increase ed running expenses in all depart- ments, is responsible for the addi- tional five mills. The report of the committee was accepted and the rate will shortly to struck. Another matter of importance thai came before the council was the ques- tion of sidewalk construction. A re- port submitted by the mayor showed that quite a number ot the ratepayers affected by the proposed Improve- ment had signed the petition but nol enough to permit of the passage of he bylaw. The petition will-be :her circulated and tho returns laid ;efore the works and property com- nittce at a meeting Wednesday night n the council chamber. If the peti ions show two-thirds or the ratepay- ers in favor of the improvement, rate- payers who will bear the burden of the frontage tax, a bylaw will be drafted by the solicitor and placed be fore a special meeting of the council which will be. called without delay After this bylaw receives the ap- proval of Ihe council it will bo duly advertised snd voted on ny the peo- ple. The council are enthusiasticall in favor of the proceeding with thi paving program and intend to push the matter speedily EO as to avoid the early Jbll frosts. ,The'Health and Relief committee T. brought in a recommendaUoir for increased Jowances In favor o! the widows 01 the town. The" widows' pensions financed by the provincb and the inun: cipalily, we're substantially "increased per month being the aggregat the increase. The amounts pai the- widows were consistently adjus ed and it is felt that Ih'e new allo' ments are very fair Permission was granted the Schoo CauH-.corps to erect a rifle range a Victoria" Park w.ith the understanding that .4he necessar safeguards-' toCTife and'', property 'MarshairiiojgTemi thes stipulations, are .BiJTied out. M.O.H .__mpiained of h a -substantial i creasejii view oftiitj onerous duties c his.office. The'-petiUoVof the doct .tabled. There Is a strong agitation. In Prca- m for daylight eavlag. Capt A. W. Deacon has blest- secretary of the Stratford Cham- er of Commerce. The Ontario provincial convention really brokers will be hold iu rlndsor next autumn. Dr. T. M. Weir, Thameuford, has hjuosed of his practice, and will iovo to New York. I'riuce. Edward Island Is to have a cw Tax Act. providing between and fJOO.OOO additional. rev- It Is reported that the Slotor o. is planning the erection of n1 fivo- torcy factory In -London, employing 500 men. Belleville has given the usi) of boat.40 acres of laud for homo gar- "and will plough" the' plots for Itizens free. (From' Our Own _. RAYMOND, MayUXr-Seeding. con- tinues "full blast in the" Raymond dis- trict. The land is in splendid, shape and hundreds of drills ca've-heeu busy for the past six five. per cent. 'of: the 'wheat acreage will he safely -planted_ by' the week-, end. The tractor Is'nroviiig arya'lnable factor in seeding: operations, this year. It la establishing its'claims as an essential implement'on'the-farm in a .most ened .condition of ,the.. due to the feed has in IIP '.Thevbylaw cdvefJngHhe new ogre ment with the EUfcon .Milling con pahy for the electrftying'bf -the wate works system will b taken np later.'.'. Mriass'bf'oth'er ru tine business :was, disposed of. Those present were Mayor Pac and Aldermen Woolf, O'Brien, Ander- son, Carl-and Dahl; also Siipt. Powell, Secretary-treasurer S. g, Kimball and Chief of Police Jamce Heggie. KICKED IN >ASSlNG roK THK H01Y MAN Little -Annie Hollihauer, Preston, ad her foot ground almost to a pulp y being caught in the wheel o; a wagsou loaded with cement. 'Mre.. McDbugall, of. Walters Falls, was painfully' injured when a auto- mobile driven'by her husband crash- d into a telegraph pole. Secord Son Co., of Brantford, have secured the contract to build u annex to the new Windsor The- tro at a cost of flOO.OOO. Twenty M.C.R. switchmen were aid off in Windsor through, lack of work as a result of tho congestion across the river in Detroit. Thn Canadian Ivoconiotive Co. has completed an order of ten locomotives or.the Jamaican government, and tins received one for four for the T. ft N. O. Hy. Commission.- Rev. R. C. Durrant, pastor of ll-.ir-l row .Methodist Church, has been in- J-ited to anolhjr year, and receives Increase in salary, 1 Arthur Daldersou. Springfield, was nearly killed when the cultivator ha i was operating went over bis bodv 'fracturing several ribs and nearly istrauuliug hip.-, r is asking yas given a five years' penitentiary sentence, with hard labor, for shooting -wild intent to do grievous had bceu 'convicted 27 lilies Robert W. Travers, for fivo years manager of the lisaiu branch of tho Bank of .Montreal in London, met a tragic death in Hie G.T.U. yards in that city when he threw bimselt in front of a locomotive- ]Io was a na- tive of Peterbpro "arid was manager of the Bank-of Montreal there for some years. ALL GENUINE MASON RISCH PIANOS- fi.ee Sold at' "Factory to Home" Pricei Vou save wo bavo twenty direct', ;IaQtory storet lu CauaJa. 'Ask'.'f.or.stylo Booklet. We have a showing of these' slippers (with straps) in B, O and D widths an.d' good stout soles that will fit the 'feel-properly and give wea.r service. __ v" :V You should have a pair of 'these for your chitdren's-fe'et that are hard to m. ASK TO BEiFITTED SHOES FOR- ALL AGES W. j; NELSON SHERLOCK BUILDING THE CROCODILE TEARS .OF A TORONTO PAPER Tho Toronto Telegram, mounted tho high horse of prosperity, has much to say against the subsidiz- ing of the Canadian Press, Ltd., by tho Dominion Government. In epeak- ing as It does it betrays a very much sanctimonious air and talks through Its hat, in thij particular CMC tho silk bat. The Toronto paper not only inveighs against the subsidy but agntnst the ex- tension of tho same (o cover Im- perial'news service. In speaking against tho principle conveyed in the subsiding it puts .on an air of artificial morality, the foundation of which is laid on tho financial prosperity It Joys, and thfl sentiment; it breathes has the full high Pecksniffian flavor, Speaking of the "evils" of the sub- sidy, the. Telegram launches forth, in the rabid style of tie moralist who sees the enormity'of offence in tho use of yhat for which he has no need. "Tho present scheme." .It says "IS detrimental to the freedom of the press, degrading to Canadian hood, disruptive of natural Imperial relations." It prefaces this fino froth of bogus sentiment by staling that Tho farmers' grow. having j The flower that Is blooming these eat flour. China is to he accommodated with loanp. China borrows instead of lie- Ing borrowed as Is tlie general rule. It is not so much a case of O.FUJ. as "wo be you." in the way the I.W.W. appear to regard the Union. With the Interest taken in the com- iiiB lliulge't'its delay In being present- ed is clearly a case of "hope deferred nuikoth tho bean, sad." Kain in the Coaldalo district with its irrigated areas Is like carrying coal to Newcastle on the part of the Clerk ct the Weather. Mr. Hrmeyman, librarian of UK- glna library, finds fault with the sys- tem of teaching Knglish literature In the. schools. Instead of npine taneht to study literature through Itie read- Ing of books, he says, thii youth arc handed the grammar and the spelling book. Hut arc not UKVSO twi. Ihlnga first essentials to the Intelligent The farmer turned .to .the .new'.'motive power as the one solution to his-prob- lem.. And he la finding the 'tractor entirely Presidents Allen and ijuow, and Elder F. of. High'Conn- cil, attended Ihe of the Taylor stake, of tho Church" of Jesus Christ of Latterday at Magralh Sun- day. They reiiort a very, excellent conference. The attendance was good considering the busy season. Elder iludgcr Clawson, of tlie .Council of the Twelve Apostles, was present from Salt Ijake City as the official re- presentative of the general authorities of the church. His several discourses were of a most helpful nature. Sometime during the'early tho Raymond Choral Society .will present Kvan Stephen's new cantata, "The in the Taylor Blake tnber- iracle. The production .will he a Bene- fit for the organ fund, and will be rendered during the sessions of the stake quarterly conference. "The which portrays In masterly slyle the first vision of the Jlormon Prophet, Joseph Smith, was rendered by the famous Salt tabernacle choir at the April conference Of the church. It was composed by spccia appointment from the Kir.it Presi dcnoy of the Church in commenujra tlon of this epochal event in the his lory i.-f -Mormonlsm. The cantata IF a finished composition pronounce by critics a masterpiece In lofty sent! ment, majestic sr.vccp, and 'colorfu music. A chorus of a voices at least will ;he Th principals have not yet been select ed. Mr. William Stone, conductor o the Itaymond chotr.'nnd Mr. N. Lor enzo Mitchell, organist, will direct the production. It is iiorhaps the mos ambitious undertaking musically In tho history of the town; 'and of fering will bo eagerly awaited. "There never wna a truer proverb understanding of literature? (Continued from Front Page) for fi'red from outward appearance There has been a lot of good aliippcd Into (ho district thl spring but on tho other hand there, have been a good many consignments that look nlright lint'which kive a very low ficrminntlon test. An) farmer sr.'rV'Mji boujUil scud. ats should lest them for germination. he has not time to'wait for a ro- Ort back from the Dominion seed Inb- ratory st he can plaat them n soil in a window box in the house nd determine pretty closely the per- entage that will germinate. Wheat Up at Begins. May is P and well advanced in the Regina istriet, though much seeding remains o be done. T. A. Mclnnes, who oper tes the Mclnnes brought In amples of growing wheat from three arms yesterday, tho Eastvicw farm, vhlch is within Iho city limits; (to arkvicw farm, which is five miles ast of the city, an! the Pilot liiutc arm. On each of ttese there is vhcat from two to tbreo inches high, ome of it sown as rate as last week. Weather conditions have been so avorable that the wheat sprouted vith marvelous rapidity, and quickly covered up the surface.'weeds. In three days now, jir. 'Mclnnef! they would complete wheat seed ng with acres, under this grain. 500 or 6CO acres are already showing wheat two inches high. Labor Short In Manitoba. NHTO, May abou 10 per cent ot Manitoba's wheat lands can be worked this season, unless hero is a marked increase In Ihj number of people willing to go ti_ work on farms during the next few weeks, Manitoba fanners say. According to T. J. -Mather, of the Dominion employment bnrciiu. th number of situations unfilled a Ihe end of last week was nearly (hroi Limes the number of npplicantg un plnccd. In N. B. ST. JOIIX, X. B.f May operations hfire nave scarcely begun the weather being as yet too coli while freciuent snhw flurries have been experienced 1n'tho outlying dis- tricts. r, Very In Quebec, QUK11KC, May By the ten adlan QTJebcc depart- ment of agriculture- has no reports thus far on crop prospects for the season or in the. district of Quo- bee. Only a few farmers have done any needing, while others ore Just be- ginning their spring plowing. The sea- son ia very backward and .the mnjor- Ity of the fjirmeTR nrc waiting (or warmer weather to begin operations, NEW YORK FUNDS NEW YORK, May er- change was heavy today at 3-4 for demand and 1-2 for cables. dollars wore Quoted ul The Flavor lasts S pyramids of Egypt? long-lasting. flavors Because WR1GLEYS a beneficial lasting (t nelps appetite and keeps teeth clean and breath sweet allays thirst, CHEW IT AFTER EUERY MEAL! Sealed Tight Kept ;