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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR Tim LETimmorjE DAILY HERALD. FRIDAY, MAY IW Xetbbdboe Ibevalb a'lbertn DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and f THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbrldge W. A. ilUCIlANAN President and Managing John Torrance Business Manag r able way of viewing it ahd one while. -It we make up otir tuinds city will not grow to any more than Us present size and' that It ruts reach- ed the limit of its expansion, tlu-u there will be iwod justification for 10WV TODAY'S QUESTIONS WMit'is'' ihi> origin 'Of elephant" iu the phrase it.Is used? discontinuing the street cars. Hut it] "lp iu 1 r t 'lil-P. I Doctor c-f Ixuvsl denote? iwill MI only be a bold uian Inn a: pj..; arst Magis- who takes this view ia foolish inaa I any degree of certainty, li means a false cr a foolish Impe tlial the time will arrive, when either a street car system or a motor bus sys; lem will be needed In the I'f- fore the motor bus system van be- in- i stalled the greets on the routes on What is the "green What is poleniut VVijere is the Hideau Canal! of THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. 1> tUo' 'Canadian system i-lsbl- anij measures Ihe saUU u tif the I'lliU'd Itu-.v numy members Parlla- which the buses will travel ivill liuve; m'm t ilo be paved. This would ;j. was Law's practically, it may safely I.. Member Audit Bureau of Circulations, j what it cost to install Hie present j Subscription Kates: s-vslem- Citic Daily, delivered, per week railway done away nlih.u is Dally, delivered, per year bound to be in future :i street} or motor, bus.. system, with year by mail, per war Weekly, by mall, per year 1.59 Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S. 2.00 THE PROBLEM OF THE STREET RAILWAY The .street railway problem rived at the stage that It needs care- the cost '-jf, in the matter paved streets, us regards the buses practical- ly ihe same. Iu tue 5 that of ihe I'nited Kingdom'except tint Hi? parts ot the district stocking hundredweight is KUi pounds instead of 112 pou.nds, and the ton 2000 pounds us iu ihe'U.S. 2. Oalario Quebec G-5; N'ova Scotia 16; New Uruiisvrlck 11; M i hardly felt relief which the doing Kdward Island ful pause before taking any drastic L I away of the railway w6uSd bring, to nothing of selling at-a loss? action as some, it would aiipp.tr, to apply. Amputation in the case a gangrened linih may j a surgical operation necessary to save i ST. LAWREN'CE the life of any Individual. On the! DEEP WATERWAY Esnio principle, it is presumed, there j The mere fact tlmt deepening are certain who advocate the 'muting 1 (s reckoned io ro- of the cars tnlo the bams and the i '.luce Ihe freight on wheat eastward to selling of the street railway Atlantic five tents a using the proceeds to cut down is sufficient to give the West overhead charges a host of a bad job them. j As we vii'v.-.it i hi- itrt'H car sit- -direct Columbia Alueni i to Make interest in the scheme of deepening it appears channels of the St. j This is to be brought about by the communication between the nation bus arrived at a t'.age where I West and the Atlantic ports which the it is too late to take any drastic will make practical. action of the hind referred to. in that 1 ll ji not however in Western Can- -anything of-material benefit to-he solatia only that the Deep Waterways derived will not amount to such a sub- scheme.Is of interest. Particular bene- stantinl nature as will justify the remedy; this in considering what we fit is reckoned to be derived by On tario. and Quebec in the matter ol believe is fp.irly rational opinion, that i foreign commerce, the situation as regards 'the .-future j: So far as the I'nited Slates is con- iu the operating 'end of the 'street rail-! cerued. sentiment in favor'of the St. .way will tend to improve rather than otherwise. In the consideration of the street railway is. something more than the policy of cutting the costs and, so to speak, making the host of a bad iob to be .reckoned. There are two ways o( addressing the problem. These may well be called the sentimental view and what may be said to be the cold-blooded view. Tvith nothing but the, "stern facts" in ".mind and the imperativeness of apply- ing au'Immediate and drastic remedy, with no other thought but the end -.in view. J' Let us consider what will be gaitied in pursuing the drastic remedy, that .'of discontinuing the street cars and '.cutting losses by selling the plant, that Is as much of it as can lie sold. The overhead1 charges, to deal In "round figures, run to annually. The initial cost of the street railway ran to something over 5160.000. The selling price of (he plant, taking its secondhand nature and the cost of labor In dismantling the same, may reasonably be expected to realize one- third of the initial cost. This it can atcHewan 1C; yukon 1. 'i. The ftiiuotis Mississippi scheme devised by John Ixtw for paying off untionaK'dfljt 'o( Krancc (ITlij- Ily tliis "French South Sea Bubble" tlie. nation was almost ruin- ed. It was the Mississippi because the company was granted the exclusive trade of Louisi- ana on.'lhu Mississippi.' 4. The longest Jump tin record is that of Phayllos which measured S5 feet. The distance, it can he seen, was extraordinary if true. 3. A kind of Dixie Laud, where seven bishops who quitted Spain dur- ing tiie dominion of tl'.o .Moors found- ed seven cities. 6. The native language of the West Highlanders of Scotland who are of Irish origin. Rev. A. Frederick, Methodist minister, Ivanlioe, Out., is dead i Jos. 11, Follett, well known Toronto merchant tailor, is dead. W. B. Thompson, well known lum- berman, fcruierly at Orillia, died at Toronto. R. G. H. Travers, manager-of the Jtoyal Bank at Xapaucexfor U years has been transferred to Wulkerville. Tho salary of Rev. Dr. MacAlpinc. formerly of Hamilton, who ia now minister of the Central Presbyterian was once a prosperous Gorman. Ellk merchant, but had been reduced to poverty by the War, was sentenced at New York to three mouths la Jail for begging. TJ. S. Navy Department hos perfect- ed a radio compass, which enables air- In flight to find each other vita- out pre-arranged course or reader- F. W. Smith, has been appointed, mathematical teacher at Iho Ottawa Collegiate at a salary of p.TOp. Speediug for four blocks In the heart of New York C'lty with a dead j man at the wheel, a taxtcah plunged' Into a stone wall skirting Central! Park. The- driver had died from heart failure. houses erected and completed in Belleville this year, except those built impatient over what tLey considered unnecessary doiay, ami they went ou strike. The result was that they se- cured an Increase In pay and shorter hours. Church, Buffalo, has 'been raised to Mnder the Housing Commission, are Lawrence deep waterway.crystallized definitely at the National Rivera And Harbors Congress held in Washing- ton last .whenT'fourteen states, represented iti the Great Lakes-j St. Lawrence Tidewater Association, i came out strongly for the plan. These j Good Showing of Fali states aro Illinois. Michigan, lowa.j Montana, Colorado, Indiana, Wlscon- Xorth Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho, Nebraska. Minnesota and Wy- oming. These States are in'the'heart of and have perhaps, one-third of the-area, one-third of the population and one-third of the wealth of the United States. They produce about tiro-thirds of the Iron, corn and wheat, and possess two-thirds of the measured coal reserve of the Republic. The-.elaims .of the Western States at Ihc Wasnington congress by Fl! li. .Merrlck. president of the Mississippi Valley Association, in the following terms "II is one of Ihe great natural water- ways .of- the wcrld. "The cost of improvement is less than that of other routes. Moreover, it would be divided between tue two nations sharing its benefits. Ladies and Kahies in Car- riage Accident a total supply of it at least equal amount It works nut a flour supply of a fifty-pound sack for every "inae. vv.ojuan and child in Crestou Valley. The Cnio'u jiay warehouse! is. also stocked to capacity, with the' baled product going at a ton. At the annual meeting of Creston Valley'Stockbreeders'- Association on Monday; President now aud all the other officers and directors were quite unanimously ''lecied for another year. T. P. MacKcnzie. the provincial grazing coniinissioip.tr wasjhere for the meeting, ami In the course his address stated lust the lopalussocla- tlon was the most business like orgdn- ization of tlie son in B.C. The final returns on'hay cuiting on the flats showed a-total, rut last fall, of just over toils which was required to feed alriiost '-.JOlt head of stock, ac- cording- to the livestock returns filed when applications wore made for hay cutting permits, .working out at about 2.200 "pounds of hay for each 'head of stock, though the figures do not in- clude a matter of about 500 tons of baled bay: imported froiu Alberta and Washington state points. Saturday, October 2nd', has been fix- ed as the date for Creston Valley Agri- cultural Association fall fair for 1920. This was decided at a directors' meet: Ing last night.. The prize list commit- tee was increase of-flOO over last year's list, part of which be used for a school children's., sec- tion, special Inducements being held out for a distliicf display from the half-dozen districts. Messrs. Jlayesfand Constable are leaving tomorrow'Jor-Invermere to at- tend the conference ol East Kooteuay boards of trado looking to tlie organi- zation of board for the district east'-'of -Kooftnay Lake. At least halt n .dozen giber boards will be Friday might crs will be guests a year. Cableway and dragline operators ou the Ontario hydro-electric aro ask- ing per day, pumpers J14, heavy blacksmiths J13.2P, watchmen The Ontario Government will take action to get a declaration from the Great Lakes Paper Company as to Us Intentions In regard to taking Hydro power. Harry Miller and his son are ht-ld for manslaughter iu connection with :ho death of an egiiit-year-old'-boy. who was crushed beneath their limousine in Toroato. Kred Conley was found guilty at Bellevue of a charge of indecent as- sault, and was sentenced by County Court Judge Ueroche to three months In jail, with three lashes. Archbishop Spratt of Kingston at- tended the heatiflciitlon of Joan of Arc in Rome and also took p'art in the beatification ot Archbishop Plunkett In the Eternal Clly. A- Chicago judge-rules: "It's Im- possible fur a wile to steal' from her husband, of a husband to steal his wife, because the. law..says they aro one." be estimated will brins in the way of interest, the sum nf JlO.fiOO. reducing the overhead charges loj The street "It Es a high-speed waterway avoid- ing long passages by canals. "It would accommodate the large rallwav i vessels of commerce, opening the fures are for 30 years, of which seven to ocean freighters and have already run. This still leaves avoiding the cost of rel-.andling goods. .23 years for the payment of the over-j "Tho improvement would develop head Assuming that the i vast water power. to bo- exempted from assessment for the years '1921' and 1922, unless the city council changes Us mind. James A. McSloy has returned to St. Catharines from the annual meeting of the Guernsey club In Chicago, and while tliere saw, the a.daughter o( onij o_f his' Ma'rtliidale Tho average, salo was 52000. Bdinonlpn Trades and Labor coun- cil all for pow'e'r-hous'o Improvements; new grandstand at exhibition grounds, tele- phone which uro to be voted on shbrtly'by the ratepayers. Two weeks ago four grave-diggers i employed at Cemetery. I London, Ont-i made application for an Increase in wages. The-men became VICTOR 'RECORDS WK pride ourselves ou our prompt, courteous, ser- vice We- you for a customer Over Records To Choose From Malt orders proraivUy filled, postage prepaid. Every record insured against breakage. Write for G12 pagii catalogue t llt af Ihi Hearing of a shortage of sugar ia New York, a Buenos Aires woman visitor ran no chances ot having, to take her coffee unsweetened and brought her own supply along, HIchard Hollander; 4S, who said he me spring gram is nnvi iui- healtfiy. The fall in ths oyiliiing-.by'a whist-drive ight inches high .but day's'.; proteangs he amount ot such will-net-the .guild'treasury .a matter Tilant was sold and realized sufficient to bring in tbn interest of J10.0DO. thereby reducing the overhead charges to J29.000. there will in the long run be Ihe sum of to he repaid, representing, taking the overhead charges by themselves, as that much "It would be jointly owned and used by Canada and the United States, and such joint ownership and uee would cement the friendship of these two great peoples. "If. failing to join hands with Can- ada, wo insi.-it on an all-American loss. Leaving the street railway ns iti route, then we may expect an all- 13 with the present overhead charges (Canadian route as well, and we would CFroai nu-n JIAGRATH. May ;reat rush of the fact be- comes apparent that the acreage this year will not be far below, normal. The wheat acreage will be fiomewhat low but other crops will be increased Many tractors working'night-and ,day have overcome the delay of the late, spring. Much of the spring grain is up and looking grain is about eit unfortunately th grain Is small. Christie shows gave us a call all the kiddies were happy. On Wednesday last Oscar Blumell, of Magrath, and Miss Feeble, who'has made her home in Jlagrath for some months past, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony. A shower ivas held In their honor, at Mrs. lllumeU's home on.Friday afternoon; and many frien.ls joined in wishing them bappt- -Martf.iret Fletcher gave a shower on Thursday afternoon ill honor ot her sister from Cardston. fiomfc of Magrath's people motojcd to IxMhbridge to see the sports. Miss Margaret U'utEon hns return- ed from Logau, Utali, where she.has been attending school during the past winter. Mrs. A. K. Atkinson has returned from her visit to Salt Lake City Jintl other points south. have proved a very serious accident occurred on Thurs- day night, when Airn. Aniclia Hriggs ami throe other ladies with four small babies were tipped over in Mirroy and dragged for nearly a Shoes for the Family We have a stock of shoes for all ages that will give wear value, money invested. Tie cheaper shoes in the end are thoSc that give sen-Ice for Ihe money invested. This combines wear value, fit and other features that will give Uie child a proper start iu life as far as ills feet are concerned. We know how and give this service. ASK TO BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AGES W, JL NELSON CO. SHERLOCK BUILDING f arrive. Strawberribs' are. particularly icaUlovbut from''" ppearances itrwlll of J3U.OOO. the loss In the nest :'H years can be estimated to be {SJiT.odO. Ihft street railway existing, anil the street railway done awny willi, thero will be still a loss, with Ihe diff- erence in the loss of {230.000 with the fiystcm discontinued. Tills sum, which may be counted to he saved liy away with the street cars, will vfhen divided by 23 amount to a loss then liave two costly waterways block. All escaped wilb just scratches Mrs. Fred Hr.'ulgha'-v and baby. tlie way to the sen, %vhcre MrH- lins z sjiriunet! ankln cmc less cos'.ly ami more efficient than rithci" wuuUI Them Io be an idea thai Ihe St. Uiwrc'Lico scheme is set up as one tn to (hn hullding of Die; Hmln.-n's Hay railway. This should be The rcbRine us on its own iner- of a year, which Is the wlthnut .nnyiliinp of the oiiEmccr- valent of of a mill. This! ing nf obalructinti to Ihe Huilnon'a fivfrslxtliR of (i mill ts (lie relief which the taxiiam will it cnnnot be saicf to hi- worlli very uturh con- aidcrutlon huvy rote.Trc'tl trj seiitinu rs- Hay, nuite but mi buries wcrt majr the nttitude of (be students of immigralion Io ttie in- iroiiiing of snys the JcmrnaT Hi 01 ComnRTCC, Ihc fact njinflins Ihal (Hi view ot the plreot railway prnhleni from a commercial slandpoiiit the fn the way of retaining tlie cars. Tliis ('iiinese at least h.ive. compared with may Ijo said to cover its Muropenns. certainly been less of a vaiuo to the city; Its convenience toj first expense, figures In "A Klndy cr citlxens; Ihe cniploymnnt it nf-i Cnna'lian linniigrnlion." by W. (J. PLANS TO ENTERTAIN CONKERENCE DELEGATES OTTAWA. May Canadhin their stiiy tn Canada doleRiil'M- Hie AVcH.t Indies confer ence will Ijn tin; gur.sts of the Domln icin Andnnoliltes huve licon pliiced .11 the disposal of (htis-a who liave iilrendy arrived in Ottawa. A stnte dinner will be tctidtired. jirub- nlily hr-xt In n ii (pincinl list uf clPltEiilti.M Issued iiiimt; or Ho-i. C. llrillantync. minirt-r uf inniin fHlicriirx. was nmitHid. Mr. tyno wilt altrnd tlt'r had hnc'n intimated, in coiv iMT'tion nl I! iiiiHnrjrljV linn, Tfui ('iiinrliiui there ana-JJertrjei'iire1 Bending -big itself La ta.l net ted: tlicin continued and cool. the- result ,lh6i -.'growth has not everything ooks e'lceptlonalljijh'eallhr and will respond 'read Ily '.'Wen' the: heat does no a month yet'liofpre there arc many three sprays ig now complete and the cllt "I" records show It IB ahout Dye later tfian In 1919..' C.P.Jl. Conductor. '.Caven ot Cran- is spending A. couple of days in towtr, supervising-Iho pla'nting of couple of acres of his ranch-near town to potatoes. The export shipping statement (or May shows an "outgo'of thirty-three cases anil n ten-gallon whiskey, the lust of provincial police Vnchon. which was destined to the provincial vendor at Vancouver. Creaton baseball team was a donlile winner on beating Wynndcl to the tune of U> Id i, and then hand- ing t'orlhill a 5-0 shiitont. The latter win puts the two teams on an oven footing for international Tlie C.P.Ii. hns a small crew at work here erecting the auto loading and un- loading platrorni promised by Snpt. .Mahari; on his here ahout three weeks' ago. It is 'next Ihe Imperial Oil warehouse and has every arl- vanlugc both as to.sltc and construc- tion lor the expeditious handling of ni'itor.--. The HiTiUfr sctllemcTit at Uslcr oh- .sorvrd ilr> liriit'Vfctoila Day wilk. an afliTiiooii of sporlf) chiefly for the achrinl at which S1CO win distributed in cash prizes, that amount having been donated ''X residents. The affair finished .'tip with a basket pit nic and was a most enjoyable func- e anil; tifin [bnjiiyhf.nt, Italian-1 Crcslon Wnmeii's InstUnlr.- is ctr- as Us membership this week with n pledge card seeing If U la pos- sible ID ralv-c' a month for Ihc .of a district nurse which the I jinivJnci.il department of-health will forifs to nnd the adverse advertising effect the of. the system will have. may Smith, ahorlly ho issued by The Itycrsou I'rc-Fs, jhow that while, since fhe beginning of the present cenlury of some- thrto anil a millions of InimisrrantK, tlio 'nol count In-the ''cold-blooded" way C.imitlH b.'is spenl a total of of looking at thn probk-m; but it iu proimitinir. and regulating tht1 not be gainsaid they have tfieir valii'.-. and oven K commercial vjlue. wiiitli should be welRhed In (tie t consideration of the problem. this consideration, tu which, it titled.-the five-slnlis mitl'niif rell-.-f which Ibo. iliscnntinunnce of the si met. in Chiun fur railway will bring admits of discount- i (tin-, win, lie: Sir (Ii'orw Knstur. Sir Ikiuy suiijily Ir that amount of income I 'en, ilon. Mattin ain! lion. C. f f.'Klilarly in Ihfi absijncc of I1. (Salliiiilyiifi. hospital it is felt Ilic district nurse The loiiiinl (irdfrln-coiincil sppoint-j i.Lifi Cily is gViirig in for i; Ivtfir Nelson now sct- 'ifty piinio-; tinx out ll'.fppJO [plants. jnadnj arc: bi-iuj ruaitf for tin; solditT sctllerK at svlin urn in the npiijh. sinick ID into inif. up' A clean start for the day 1 Out of your bed and shaved in three minutes. This is AutoStrop Razor service. .Easily, stropped, easily nothing to take apart or unscrew.- The only safety razor that sharpens itself. Your travelling equipment is not complete without an AutoStrop Razor. Any dealer will demonstrate the AutoStrop Razor to you, guarantee satisfaction, _or refund of purchase price. Only with twelve blades in an attractive assort- ment of cases to suit any purpose. AutoStrop Safety Razor Limited AutoStrop Building, Toronto, Canada dcj-lslT' men L-p'k and a ll-hiiiir ininirmnii ;p'd arc rlii' Stnvcl I.PIIlPli'pl {Hill Iho f'Li.'f Husc. of Cfjlto (In; provincial police loriki.nl ftir K. T, Cut uhfj aru irg, hns notified to ou the and ti. Bil- jd rm a ;