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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LKl'H BRIDGE DAIt-Tf HKHALD, MONDAT, MAY 31, Deralb tUberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and publiihert THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED fth Street South, Ltthbrldge W. A. BUCHANAN President and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Member Audit Bureau at Circulations. Subscription Rates: Dallr, delivered, per-week......J Dally; delivered, per year Dally, by mail, per year 5.OT Weekly, by mail, per year 1.50 Weekly, by mail, por year to U.S. 2.00 SETTING THEM'SIGHT IN THE STATES Sir Auckland Geddes. the British Ambassador to the United States, Is making use of his official position as representative of the British Govern- ment in that country to stifle the anti-British feeling which is sought to be stirred In certain quarters by placing the true position of Great Britain, in the part the British Gov- ernment is playing in endeavoring to settle the present world nroMem forj tho good of humanity as a whole. The necessity of trust und confid- ence between the two groat Angio- Saion races Is Imperative for the peace of the world, and there is no letter mission than that of inculcat- ing the same and removing idle sus- picions that are unworthily aroused. Speaking nt the Pilgrim's dinner in Ken- Tort, Sir 'Auckland Geddes gave an emphatic denial to the report cir- culated that Great Britain was seeking to monopolize the fuel oil supply of the world. He place'd tho position, of His detractors of Britain's intentions in a (rue light when he said "If you look closely yon, will find my Gov- ernment trying to pour oil on the troubled waters ot Europe, and you find onlookers who seize the- oil as it is poured nnd throw it on the fires, ot anti-British feeling hero. "I .realize that traditional hatreds and ancient grudges die hard. 1 think Lean make full allowances for these things, but f do plead with each and i all to realize that if they have oi! to pour they will better serve tlielr day arid generation by selecting troubled waters to receive their liba- tion and avoiding smouldering fires." Jleferring to'the charge of seeking to establish a monopoly in fuel oil the British Ambassador after, referr- ing to reports "in some magazine thai Britain has acquired an oil monopoly and prop.oses to hold the "world to ransom." said 70 per cent, of the world's output was frdm American soil and 16 per "cent.'from Mexico, .American capita! controlling three-fourths ol the Meiican yield. In addition, he declared, Americans were seeking oil In at least 10 other coun- tries, but regardless of those .'opera- tionaj he concluded, "you havo S2 per cent.'pf the present world supply of oil under your control." For the future of the peace of tho world and for Iho functioning of the League of Nations for this purpose it Is well that not only certain In the Steles, who for their own political purposes are seeking to bring about estrangement between the Empire and tie Kepjblfc, but the world i: Oregon. The circumstance shows that the man considered that the Issue was Digger than his own personality. This is an Index ot the attribute of what Is contained in the phrase "a big man." it is stated that Her'oert Hoover re- quested cessation of all effort in his behalf ia the primary campaign in Oregon, according to Uie construction placed by _ Chester 0. Murphy, hts State campaign chairman, upon Mr. Hoover's telegram to him. Murphy declared the request would be heeded and that uo further effort in Hoover's behalf would be made in Oregon, although it was too late to have htj name taken oS the primary ballot. He based his action on this paragraph from Mr. Hoover's mes- sage "1 understand there are five candi- dates on the Republican ballot (In Oregonl, all of whom, hare friends. Some of these candidates are for aud some against the' League. No one of these candidates can withdraw. Con- Bequenlly there will be a great split in the votes between nlere names, re- sulting in the clouding ot the vital Issues. The total vote recorded against the 'uo league' candidates may give sotne indication of Oregon's views and every effort should be reeled to this end, rather than to advancement of my name." Mr. Hoover is a Srm, believer in.the League of Kstior.a. The only candi- date of importance before the elector; ate of tho'State of Oregon was Senator i Hiram Johnson, who is strongly op- jposcd to the league, lu asking" for he withdrawal of his name there good ground for surmise- that Mr. Hoover desired the opportunity of the defeat, of the "no league" candidate, which would not perhaps have been possible in the further splitting of tho vote the submission of his own name1 would occasion. Do You Know? With the price of bread going up with other commodities, the necessi- ties of yesterday become tjio luxuries of today. With ell the irritation that taies are'causins _these days, it Is a very difficult matter to "keep smiling." This injunction should change its name- to "Grin and bear With the sky-gaziitg caused hy the flying machine having become a local instilution, the -people of Lethpridge are becoming a stiff-necked genera tion. "Glad you ars must have been the regular form ol .congratula tion tendered Camille Gladu who ha; just been elected mayor oi -Eastviewr Out Turks have expressed their determj nation to destroy Thrace by fire than allow 11 to fall into, the hand of the Greeks. In other words they mean fo'leave no trace of it "Alberta coal for Ontario" is tli tune which "Old King tha merrr old soul, is calling on his fiddl ers three to play at this time. 1 should become a popular tune. general should know that the paths of Great Britain are the paths of peace. Sir Auckland made this fact evident answering what he characterized aa "wild duck" publica- tions as to British purposes, ho dealt first with the British Nayy, saying thai while more than cluding four battle cruisers, were under construction when tbe armis- tice was signed, one cruiser, the Hood, loo far advanced lo permit cancella- tion, was the only major ship com- pleted. "We have not a single capital ship building or completing, and not one ship, largo or small, has been laid down since Iho he said. The British army and air force had been "even more drastically" dealt Sir Auckland continued: H was wllh something of irony which tho occasion called for -when the Ambassador added "H is no busi- ness of mine to compare these facts with tho corresponding action of-any other nations, but t ask yon who know yourselves to be noninilllarist ,to contrast them with your own na- tional acts If you are inclined lo think Krigland Western coal for eastern Canada i a policy of mutual benefit to both parts of the Dominion. This Is an irn portant fact which should have bearing on the internal economli policy ot {he 'day. Whether women should emoke o not may be an open "Question h-j there is a strong appeal in the argi meat of the woman who said she di not smoko because she "cildn'l wan o get the ashes in the cooking." Ethel Fcrrier ot Spokane was gran ed a divorce on her testimony tha her husband would not lalk lo her Most women would have welcome the monopoly Mrs. Ferrier seems I have had in conversation. If all public men appreciated th mportanoo ot irrigation In the msa ure Mr. C. A. Magrath emphasized 'n his public utterances in the city should not be long before irrigatio comes to be regarded aa a policy. THE MAN AND THE ISSUE Herbert Hoover has, part he played la llio in the great war, showed TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1, How came the name tariff? 'i. What is a posse- S. What is the origin ot the u.ime icotine? 4. Why is tobacco so called? 5. What is the allusion In lo "give le cold t'. What is the reference in ts to a "It SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS i. Who was Robert Etnmet? V.Tiy Is China called the Celes- al Empire? 3. What is the Trial ot the Pyx? 4. Why is Seattle so called? 5. Where is the Koosevelt Dam? 6. What is the PliuiBoll liue? 1. Irish ANSWERS 11 evolutional. born 177 on of a Dublin doctor; expelled from Wblln University In 179S owing to hia ntl-Engllsh sympathies. He led ah .nsuccessful attack on Dublin Castle; scaped but was cap- ured and executed '1503. fate the subject of verse by the :poet loora 2. Because Its legendary' rulers were all celestial deities. 3. The final trial by weight and .ssay of the gold and ot Party of Engineers and Assist- ants Camped Four MiUa From Town. he Xlnited Kingdom ssua from the mint. prior to their 4. From the chief ot Ihe.Duwanish ribe ot Indians. See-aa-thl. o. The most important feature ot ho Salt River project, au undertaking )f th.n.U.S. Reclamation service for he irrigation of lands in the valley of he Salt River, Arizona. :.6. .The load lino in.ships fixe'd by he Board of Trade in Great liritain: o-called after Samuel a leg- slator known.as the sailors' frieud find hy.whoso fixed v the government authorities and nol eft to the ivrners. discretion .of private NIMMOF Acrcage'.About the Same as-Last Installed; n full swing in this fully 90 per cent, of.tKe'crop In.the'ground About the same acreage "of-wh'eat Is sown _ as al- "eady making a good showing' even .hough much of it-was sown on-stub 3le. The' growth so far is'remar'kable The sowing of oats is'still1 in progress and will be delayed a little-owing to pool s: of r water a great many; fields whichithe-'-majoritj of the farmera'h'aveMeft'iintou'ched in the.meantime- with-the-object'of put ting in green feed'later, on. .The annual meeting of Iho'.e'athollc Ladies' Aid was'-helii pn'Mayx'sth a the home bt Mrs. Steeie.. ThJ.follow ing officers for the ensuing elected: Mrs. :H. 'Ellert, president; Mrs. Steeie, vice-president; Mrs.'Foley Barnes am Mrs., steete, auditors..T.-Very satisfact ory. reports were presented and plans formulated for" aggressive, 'efforts throughout the ments were served hostess. Mr. aod Mrs. Herb. Thompson ai._ children wero week-ead guesls of Dr and Mrs. Helms, Lethbridge. Mr. Thompson, of the Bank of Com merce, spent th6 week-end In Calgary. Mrs. Dan.O'Connell. Is entertaining as her guest Mrs. .Emery, of British Columbia. -t Miss Hiltz spent tho week-end with friends in Lethbrirfgq._ i Messrs.-Bell and furrier motored (From Our Own Correspondent) KAYMOND, May A start has been bade on the surveys in the Southern Irrigation district. A party of engineers and assistants are now cauiped on the Walscott farm, four miles west of town, and are engaged in making a classification of the lands as to their irrigability or noK-irrlnabil- hy. The shouldering of this work by he Dominion government saves the ocal irrigation districts considerable fxpense, and tho presence of the en- gineers in the district is evidence hat the irrigaiidu branch, purpose >ushiug the work this summer; Tbe funeral of the late -Maud Strlngham Baker, wife -of Phillip ker, and a Ihls conv munity. was held in the opera house Thursday, Elder S. Farnham Klmhall, irst counsellor to Bishop Meeks of he nrst ward, officiating. The was among the mourners. The floral rihutos were -.numerous, and heautl- ul. The speakers were all old-time rlends of the Strlngham and Rakor families, Klders Jeffrey, Snow, Ander- son and Palmer.- They spoke feeling- s' of tho passing ot the young wife and mother, .but showed that these, ad- versities Incident lo mortality are all or our education and experience and ultimately we'll 'understand their real significance. W. H. Stone vras in charge of tha singing. "Though Deep'ning 'Sweet llour of and "0 'My were the hymns rendered. Mr frank Sleele.sa.ng the solo, "O. Grave Where Is Thy1 Presideri! S. S. Allen offered tho invocation, anS Elder Clarence B. Allrcd, the bene- diction. Interment Was in' the Hill cemetery. Mrs. Baker died very suddenly, her coming. as a great shock t( tier husband and family. 'She .is sur yived by her husband, three children Roscoe, aged 7; Bryan, aged 5, and a fraby 36 months old; also a. brother George Strlngham, of' Gleuwooil and three sisters, Mrs. Williams, o Glenivood; 3Irs. Jos. Snow, Raymond and Mrs. Will Meek's, Raymond. Her parents are, both dead. The deceased was bora in Thurber Wayne county, Utah, July 10, 1581 She married there and resided, then nd ita' Mr. Hoover declares that the de- crease of agricultural production in the Stains may result in that country becoming dependent on overseas foot] supplies. This Is a gr.ivo warning and applies equally to Canada. It urges tho necessity of the removal of all handicaps which lend to discour- age production. Tht! handicaps of Xature on farming are had enough without tho artificial handicaps im- posed by a tariff on the implements of hnsnandry. himself to ho big man. That ho the big man still, as he Is universally Ml-nowiedged to havo been in tho practical fashion he handled the prob- lem of feeding starving Europe devast cd by the enemy, proved hy (ho ac- tion he look in regard lo his name helng submitted aa Presidential candi- date Itr the primaries in the state of A TUNNEL UNDER CHANNEL LIKELY In order to expedite a decision re- specting (h0 construction ol n tunnel tinder tho Kngllsh Channel, a deputa- tion ol tho channel tunnel committee of the House of Commons recently called upon the I'rime Minister. attention wns called to the fact that no sorious engineering difficulties were anticipated: lhat tho lime neces sary for tho completion would he five years and the total cost would bo or double Iho pre-war os- Hat for tho week-end, Mrs. J. P. Doherty left on. Thursday for Hweel Grass, Mont., where'she is lo receive treatment- In the -Sweet Grass hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Thomp- son, May 24th, a son, Victor.- The construction gang of the Al- berta Telephones have been busy for the past couple nf weeks installing new lines and telephones. The First AW Girl and "Boy Scouts gavo a parly on >l-Mday evening at the Jochemn home, whon initiation of new members took place of both clubs. Dancing was indulged'in, and dainty refreshments were served by the First Aid girls. Mrs. Hunck was In charge of the girls, and Rev. Preston of the Boy -Scouts. j Jiev. Preston took tho Boyigcouts for a hike on the 2Uh of May and had a camp fire dinner. The baseball fans arc giving a rtaoco In Ellert's hall on the 3rd Of Juno which is promised lo be well attended. Lunch will he serrcd bv the Catho- lic Ladles' Aid. Mrs. John Harvey and children re- lumed on Thursday after spending n few days with relatives In Mr. and .Airs, ard ot police commissioners and as uch did his duly without fear or Tor, and for sereral he has een on the board of school trustees r this city and his place -will not be aiily filled. Coroner George Thomson it holding n inquest on (he ecena ot the accl- ent. UDIENCE CHEERS AS SNAKE CRUSHES TRAINER GENEVA, May from large audience resounded in the little icatro at Serbnick, near here, on hursday while a gigantic python owly crushed its trainer to death he trainer, a Hungarian girl, whoso ame was Giro, realized her peril hrieked.for help as the coils of the crpent closed around her, but the udience believed her cries were a art of the'entertainment, and cheer d loudly........... Ffaullen 'Giro's manager rushed on le stage and shot the snake, but noi ntil Iho young woman was beyond ielp. It was not until after tho per )rmanco was. over thai the- people were, aware of the fict that Ihey had witnessed a gruesome tragedy." REMIER OLIVER DENIES CHARGES ABOUT LAND VICTORIA; May 'liver in sworn statements in his af davit, that came out today, denies s false in every detail the charges rought In the last hour elegrams sent to the legislature b i. T. Elliott, K.C., Dolly Varden coun el, in connection with charges the remler has brought against a bel suit against the lawyer. ;The .charges were thai .the premie: :ad taken advantage of his position o' secure land tor himself Oh most dvantageous terms when, presum- ably, he was inspecting it to see if t was suitable for soldier settlement. HIRAM WINS OREGON UP IN 1ASSING FOX TBZ MAK Daniel -BeHegheni, leading Peter- two undertaker, la dead. Minimum wage tor women in the anniiig industry In California has leen iiied at f 16 a week. Duturner township council pawed a ivlaw to levy a tax to collect or tho. purpose of erecting A soldiers1 memorial monument In the Tillage ot Warsaw. To aid in controlling distribution of sugar, representatives of Import- ers and brokers agreed lo furnish he U. S. government with details of ransactione and sales. An American steamer has Drought jack 208 tons of butter shipped to Germany by Armour and but which German consignees refused 10 accept because of the high, price. If railroad wage increases of 30 !o 45 per cent, are granted, 000 annually would be added to the payroll of U. S.. carriers. Road's are prepared to ask tor freight advances ranging from 40 to 60 per cent. Finding that Peter and hia wife had been drawn on the same lury, a Grand Rapids, Mich., judge ei cused Peter on the ground that "hus- band and wife .were one, and that would mako a jury ot only eleven." Lieut. Elmer who dfed at Toronto, was the third member of the law firm of Urqahart, Urquhart fe Rowand. Ho iras the son of TVev. W. L. H. RowaoJ. formerly Presbyter- ian minister at 'Fort William, and was born 30 'years ago in 'Manitoba. One of the most disastrous fires in the history of Brighton occurred lasl week, the paint shop and storage bnlldlng of ButJer Bros.' garage and boat works, twelve automobiles being completely destroy- ed, also some motor boats. Dr. Clarke's residence, garage, automobile and some furniture and clothing; M. Spencer's Implement shop, Cheor Tweedle's coal office, P. Jacque's har- ness shop, and Booth's shoe shop were also completely destroyed. The presbyterj- of Brockvll'.e sus- tained tho call extended by the Pres- cott congregation.' to Rev. N, M. Omond, M.A., now in charge of Y. M) C. A. work at Queen's University, Kingston. The presbytery also sus- tained tho call tendered to J. Joib. of New Brunswick, by th? More- wooc congregation, and approved ot the formation of.aeY .oonjTegaUons at South Mountain and Pleasant Til- ley, at HeclatoB. Captain William Slanoru, one of the oldest died at Ktngiton ol following the amputation of tome thus ago. He was born In Ireland '8 ago, and Canada'TO Prince Edward lilaad provincial legiiUture prorogued afttr Mag in session April 6. A Mil WM pat through IncreatiBf the latarfei of tit premier, commissioner ot and the conmluioa of 9sWe worka, from to Tfce attorw general's salary vai tron to and the seailutal of each, member fron JlW to The total Increaw will Daly member, a Liberal, optowd increases. The opposition leader vaa offered a ulary vklck dedlssd to Your Cbiidren DESERVE A MASON RISCH On a "cheap" will never leam; perfectly. You'll be surprised hoy little we ask for tie Mai on' i RJsch lasta a llte'time. Easy terms of- payment and "Factory to prices. Style PORTLAND, May Ilram 'Johnson--received ths Oregon presidential preference vote by a ilurality ol 2179 -over JtaJor-General Leonard "Wood, hia nearest rival, ac- cording to the Portland Telegram, to- day. Those Tired. Aching Feet 'fir.: i: Those pain's in the knee and aching These are all indications of Fool Troubles. With approaching Spring and Warm Weather. fi.ndUiese will he more severe. We can correct them wlthjbne of Dr. Scholl's many.Devices for the mechanical relief of the feet. z "i: V JLet us do HO now while the A properly '.'corrected fool with a. properly fittei pfiahocs will glre relief.. ASK TO BE FITTED f SHOES-FOR'AJ.LAGE8 W. J. NELSON CO; SHERLOCK BUILDING V VANCOIiVKR, May trains with a total nt sixty cars will Canada ncit month I T. 11 I ..'.IIIUMI. JJCJll. IfllJIIIU (381 wont to hngllsli newspapers and Iho Czechs on board the linf-r Iiyon to Prcnph. In Quebec, now riearlns the. coast, .Colonist cars paid to Kngtish papers and J2.2S2 for this purpose .are boinj- assembled lo French pariers. bv the fanarfian by the Canadian National Purity! Purity! JFurity! The one dominating note that runs all through. the making of Sunlight Soap is Purity. The Guarantee you get with every bar is not a mere advertisement. It marks a standard set for the buyers who select the choice Sunlight Soap the soap the expert the girls, even, who wrap and pack Sunlight Insist on getting the Soap you ask, for Sun light Soa LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, TORONTO ;