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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'0 PAGE FOUR Xetbbti^ge Detalb DAILY AND WEEKLY our they will better serve tiielr 4ay and generation hy selecting, troubled waters to receive their libation and avoiding smouldering fires." illeferring to'the charge of seeking to establish a monopoly in fuel the British Ambasaadtn' after, referring to reports "in some nefl^spapers of magazine that Britain has acquired aq oil monopoly and proposes to hold the world to ransom," said 70 per cent, of the world's output was frdm . American Boil and 16 per cent, froip Mexico^ American capital cpntroiling three-fourtha of the Mexican yield. In addition,: he declared, Americans were aeeklng oil in at least 10 other countries, but regardless of those opelra-tiotts, he concluded, "you have 82 per cant. 9f the present world supply of oil under your contjwl." For the future of the peace of the world and for the functioning of the liSague of Nations for this purpose, it Is well that not only certain in the States, who for their own political purposes are seeking to bring about an estrangement between the BSnpire and the Republic, but the world in general ahould know that the paths of Great Britain are the paths of peace. 6ir Auckland Geddes made tliis fact evident when in answering what he characterized as "wild duck" publica-tions as to B^tish purposes, he dea'it first with the British Navy, saying that while more than 1,000 ships, including four battle cruisers, were under construction when the armistice was signed, one cruiser, the Hood, too far advanced to permit cancellation, was the only major ship completed. "We have not a single capital ship building or completing, and not one ship, large or small, has been laid down since the armistice," he said. The British army and air force had been "even more drasUcally" dealt with. Sir Auckland continued: It was with something of irony , which the occasion called for when the Ambassador added "It is no business of mine to compare these facts with the corresponding action of any other nations, hut I ask yon who know yourselves to be nonmilitarist ,:to contrast them with your own national acts if you are inclined to think England mUltarist." Oregon. The circumstance shoira that the man considered that the issue was bigger then hia own personality. This is an index of the attribute of what is contained in the phrase "a hig man." It Is stated that Herbert Hoover requested cessatioD of all effort in bis behalf in the primary canipaign in Oregon, according to the construction placed by ^Chester G. Murphy, his State campaign chairman, upon Mr. Hoover's telegram to him. Murphy declared the request would be heeded and that no further effort in Hoover's behalf would be made in Oregon, although it was too late to have his name taken off the primary ballot. He based his action on this paragraph from Mr. Hoover's message : "I understand there are five candidates on tbe Republican ballot (in Oregon), all Of whom have friends. Some of these candidates are for and some against the'League, No one of these candidates can withdraw. Con-i sequently there will be a great aplit In the votes between nlere names, resulting in the clouding of the vital issues. The total vote recorded against the 'no league' candidates may give some indication of Oregon's views and every effort should be dU reeled to this end, rathisr than to the advancement of my name.^' ; Mr. Hoover^is a firm, believer in .the League of Nations. The only caiidl^ date of importance before the elector? ate of the'Sta:te of Oregon was Senator Hiram Johnson, who is strongly opj^ posed io the League. In asking" for the withdrawal of his name there is 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 the vote the submission of his own namd wouid occasion. With the price of bread going up with other commodities, the necessities of yesterday become the luxuries of today, With all the irritation that taxes are causing these days, It is a very difficult ndatter to "keep smiling." This injunction should change its name to "Grin and bear it." With the 8ky-�azing caused by the flying machine having become a local institution, the .people of Lethbridge are becoming . a stift-necked generation. "Glad you are mayor", must have been the regular form of congratulation tendered Camille Gladu who has just been elected mayor of Eastview, Turks have! expressed their determination to'destroy Thrace by fire rathei-than allow it to fall into the hands of the Greeks. , In other words they mean to leave no trace of it "Alberta. coal for Ontario" is the tune which "Old IQng Cole," that merry old soul, is calling on his fiddlers three to play at this time. It should become.a popular tune. Western coal for eastern CJanada is a policy of mutual benefit to both parts of the Dominion. This is an important fact which should have a bearing on the internal economic ^licy of the day. Whether women should smoke or not may be an open question but there is a strong appeal in the argument of the woman who said she did not smoke because she "didn't want to get the ashes in the cooking." Ethel Ferrier of Spokane was granted a divorce on her testimony that her husband would not talk to her. Most women would have welcomed the monopoly Mrs. Ferrier seems to have had in conversation. If all public men appreciated the importance of irrigation in the measure 'Mr. C. A Magrath emphasized it in his public utterances in the city it should not be long before irrigation comes to be regarded aa a national policy. Mr. Hoover declares that the decrease of agricultural production in the States may result in that country becoming dependent on overseas food supplies. This is a grave warning and applies equally to Canada. It urges the necessity of tbe removal of all handicaps which tend to discour-age production. The handicaps of Nature on farming are bad enough without the artificial handicaps Imposed by a tariff on the implements of husbandry. THE MAN AND THE ISSUE Herbert Hoover has, in the great part he played in the war, showed bimaelf to be a big man. That he is the big man still, as he is universally acknowledged to have been in the practical faahion he handled the problem of feeding starving Europe devast-ed by the enemy, is proved by the action he took in regard to his name being submitted as Presidential candidate in the primaries in the state of A TUNNEL UNDER CHANNEL LIKELY In order to expedite a decision respecting the construction of a tunnel under the English Channel, a deputation of the channel tunnel committee of the House of Commons recently called upon the Prime Minister. His attention was called to the fact that no serious engineering difficulties were anticipated; that the time npces sary for the completion would be five years and the total cost would be $155,728,000 or double the pie-war estimate. There was said to be great onthusiasm for the scheme in France. TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1, How came the iiame tariff? 2. What is a pome comitatus? ii. What is the oi-lgih of the name nicotine? 4. Why is tobacco so called? 5. What is the allusion in to "give the cold shoulder"? . What, is the reference in fits to a T"? "It SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. "Who was Robert Emmet? a. V/by is China called the Celestial Empire? 3. What is the Trial of the Pyx? Why Is Seattle so called? Where is the Roosevelt Dam? What is the Plimsoll line? 4. 6. 6. ANSWERS 1. Irish Revolutionist, bom 177^, son of a Dublin doctor; expelled from Dilblin University in 1798 Owing to his anti-English sympathies. He led an unsuccessful attack on Dublin CasUe; escaped into Wicklo^-, but was captured and executed 1803- ,;H1 fate is the eublect of Versb by theTpoet Moore. 2. Because its legendary piers were all celestial deities. 3. The final trial by weight and assay of the gold and silver coin of the United Kingdom prior to their issue from the mint. 4. From the chief of the.Duwanish tribe of Indians, See-aa-thl. C. The most important feature of the Salt River project, an undertaking of the  U.S. Reclamation service for the irrigdtion of lands in the valley of the Salt River, Arizona. J. 6. ; The lOad line i* Ships fixed by the Board of Trade in Great Britain; so-called after Samuel.Plimsol, a legislator known.aa thto sailors' friend and by whose agitation; this: was fixed by the government authorities-and not left to the diacretipn of private owners. -\, ' '  NiNEiY mmm Acreage-.About the Same as Last Year-Telephone - Lines Installed. fFrom Our Ow& Corrc^ooadfap  MILK RIVBHi May 28.-Seeding is in full swing in this distrlct,>iwlth fully 90 per cent, of the crop In the'^ound. About the same acreage of-wheat is sown this-: yiaar as lait-.-;.ItT'5s already'making a good showing'even though much of it-wasisown on/^tub-ble. The growth so far Is remarkable. The'sowing of oats is-Still In ]*r(�rfess and will be delayed a little owing to pools.-,ot water lyihg.in;'placftB' on a gr{�t manyi fleldB Which |tUe'''i�ajority of the farmers-b'ave'left >ubtoiilcfied in the. meantbne with^ the-obje�i^.�6f putting in green feed- laitar on. J,f The annual meeting of tbe^^tholie Ladies' Aid was heli pn'May;l|9th a,t the home of Mrs. Sleeie. ThefoUow-ing officers for the ensuing year were elected: Mrs. .H.'EJllett, president; Mrs. Steele, vice-president; MrBi'Foley, secretary-treasurer; tJAxa. Baines and Mrs. Steele, auditors, ^-Very satisfaot-ory reports were presented and plans formulated for" aggressive efforts throughout the coming year.,-Refresh ments -were served by. the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Herb Thompson and children were week-end guests of Dr. and Mrs. Helms, Lethbridge. Mr. Thompson, of the Hank Of Com merce,. spent the week-end in Calgary. Mrs. Dan.O'Connell is, enteKtaining as her guest Mrs., Emery, of British Columbia. ' ..... :_______ Miss Hilts spent tlie week-end with friends in Lethbridge. _ . ' Messrs. -Bell and Turner motored to Medicine Hat for tlie week-end-Mrs. J. P. Doherty left on Thursday for Sweet Grass, Mont., where she is to receive treatment in the - -Sweet Grass hospital. Bom-To Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Thompson, May 24th, a son, Victor.- The construction gang of the Alberta Telephones have been busy for the past couple of weeks installing new lines and telephones. The First Aid Girl and Boy Scouts gave a party on iFriday evening at the Jochemn home, when initiation of new members took place of both clubs. Dancing was indulged in, and dainty refreshments "were served by the First Aid girls. Mrs. K.Hunck was In charge of the girls, and Rev. Preston of the Boy-Scouts. r Rev. Preston took the Boy i Scouts for a hike on the 24th of May and had a camp fire dinner. The baseball fans are giving,^a dance in Ellert's hall on the 3rd Of June which is promis.ed to be well attended.' Lunch will be served by the Catholic Ladies' Aid. Mrs. John Harvey and children returned on Thursday after spending a few days with relatives in Lethbridge. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Stewart, of Lethbridge, spenf'the holiday in' town with Mrs. C. A. Hunt. The Women's Institute will not meet �with Mrs. S. I. Harris as intended on the 9th of June, ,but will be entertained by Mrs. Hummeli. Mrs. S. I. Harris .is confined, to her home through illnes.s. � Mr. MontgoraeiT, of Lethbridge, was a business visitor in town on Thursday. Mrs. Garrett, of North Dakota, is visiting her son, Ance Garrett, for a couple of -sveelcs. Party of EnglMers and Assistants Camped Four Miles From Town. ADVCRTISED FOR, RECRUIT OTTAWA, 'May 29.-(By Canadian Press.)-The amoiint of money spent in newspaper advertising for recruits for the Canadian expeditionary force in Canada was $45,184, according to a return tabled In the commons at the request of Joseph Archambault, Chamhly-Vereches. OE this siim, 542,- (From Our 6wa Correspondent) RAYMOND, May 39.-A Start has been Inade on the surveys in the Southern Irrigation district. A party of engineers and-assistants are now canifped on Uie WWscott farm, tour miles west of town, and are engaged in making a claeatflcationoe the lands as to thetr irrigabiUty or non-irrtgahil-ity. The shouldering of-this work by the Dominion got�mment saxes "thci local irrigation districts conaiderable expense, and the presence, ol the engineers in the dtitrlct ill ' eTideneishoi> was among, the Biiourner^ The floral tributes -were nniherous. and beanti-ful. The speakerih weir'e all old-time friends of the Stringham and Baker families, Elders Jeffrey, Snow, Andeir-son and Palmer.- They spoke feelinr-ly of the passitag of the young wife and mother, but showed^'that these adversities incident to mortality are all for our education and experience, and ultimately we'll understand their real significance. i W. H. Stone was in charge of the singing. "Though Deep'nlng Trials;'? "Sweet Hour of Prayer," and "O 'My Pathfer' -were the'hymns irondered. 3fT. Frank Steele.sanC'thesplo, "O Oravei Where Is ThyVVictory?"' President H. s. Allen offered the invocation, and Elder Clarence E. Allred,: the benef diction. Interment W'as in the femple Hill cemetery, t"^ Mrs. Baker died Tery suddenly, her imssing coming ^as a great shock to her husband and family, ^he is survived by her husband, three children', Roscoe, aged 7; Bryan, aged 6, and a baby 16 months old; also a.brother, Georfee L. Stringham, of Qlenwood, and three sisters, IMrs. Williams, of Glen wood; Mrs. Jm. Snow, Raymond; and Mrs. Will Mee�8, Raymond. parents are ^both dead. The deceased was bom in Thurber, Wayne county, Utah, July 10, 1884. She married there ami resided, there until moving to AdbeWa one -year ago', The Baker tamil'3^se|tled first in Glen-wood, lifer- nitotilnf. to Raymond, where Mf; Baker reCie.nay bought one of the best farms In the district.' The^ had gotten nicely se^ttled on it.When ,his wifei -(fas BtrickSn land, passed away. Althoui^ Baker, resided here for a short tiniF only, she made quite a number of .{||ends who speak highly of the many'excellent qualities she possessed- She, was naturally .of a pleasant, kind disposition and seem!' ed able to keep calm under all circumstances. In Uta{) she was always active in church work, being organist in the Thurber ward for many years She was a faithful member of the -Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ,,. . Walter Pettifor, C. P. R. agisnt here, has received a well-merited promotion. Mr. Pettifor leaves this post for a similar one on the main line. He will have charge of the station at Irvine, one of the main points between Medicine" Hat and Calgary. He leaves in a �few days for his new field. His successor here has not yet been named. Mr. Pettifor assumed his duties here on his return from the war zone, and has given the public courteous and efficient service. Not only will he be missed in a business way but in a church way also. He has always been keenly Interested in Christian work and at present is a member of tbe board of managers in fije United church. Mrs. Pettifor is an active member of the Ladies' Aid of the same congregation. The wrecked circus cars west of here on the C. P. R. have all been cleared away, and service on this sub-division has been normal for two days. The large baggage car. belonging to the show, and which was badly smashed, was burned, the wheels and other parts being junked. The first rehearsal of the cantata, "The Vision," by Evan Stephens, the Utah composer, will be held Sunday attei-noon, according to announcements made yesterday by Mr. Stone, who will .conduct. The Raymond Choral Society have undertaken the beautiful work and expect to have it In shape for presentation in August. The cantata will he sunk in the new stake tabernacle. F. T. Holt has purchased the Parley Van Wagoner home on Broadway and expects to occupy it soon. Tbe copy for the Year Book of the Knight Academy will be -in the hands of the printer in a few days, according to reports' from the members-of the editorial and business stafr. This is the first year that the Academy has tackled the year book proposition, and the way they have so far "put it over" is commendable. Th.e Annual prom-: ises to be an interesting and handsome piece of school^ literature. Mrs. Gust Alex is spending the week with her parents in Lethbridge. Quite a number: of local people, among them being Mr. and Mrs. Bert Kirkham, Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Snow, Dr. and Mrs. Greenaway, Miss Laura Redd, C. y. Tollestrup,. Lee Brewerton and Frank Steel6, were In Lethbridge Wednesday evening for Guj- Bates Post's appearance in "The Ma.squer-ader." That It OnlrDcdnctioii Possible -No Om With Victim At Time of Aeeidcnt (Svwial to The Herald) Ii^�NIB, B.C., May S�.-While on his way home.from an official .rlsit to the Coal Greek mines, William Lancaster, provincial inspector of mines, and one of the most highly respected residents of this city, was InsUntly lEliled when his ear turned turtle at noon today. - As he was alone at the time, no details are avaiiabla as to the exar:t cause of the accident, but It is surmised that his brake faUed him at the critical moment ]|e was a member of the Fernie board ,of police commissiohers and as such did his duty without feair or (aTor, and for seireral years he has heea oa the board of school truBteea (or this city and his place will not be MBllyflUed. Coroner George Thomson is holding an inquest 6b the scene of the accident. AUDIENCE CHEERS AS SMAKC CRUSHES TRAINER OEINSJVA, May 29.-Applause from a lar^e audience resounded in the little theatre, at Berbmck, near here, on Thursday while a gigantic python slowly crushed its trainer to death. The trainer, a Hungarian girl, whose name was Ciro, realized her peril afad shrieked.for help as. the colls of the serpent closed around her, but the audience believed her cries were a part of the entertainment, and cheered Joudly. , ' , - Frhullen Giro's manager rushM' on the stage an^ shot the snake, but hot until the young woman was beyond bielp. It was not until after the performance was. over that the people #era aware ot thi^ titt that they bad Ifitnessed a gruesome tragedy." PREMIER OLIVER DENWS > charges ABOUT LAMD VlGTORIAi B.C., May 28.-Premier Oliver in sworn statements in his af� fldavit, that came out today; denies as false in every detail the charges brought agaifist-him In the last hour telegrams sent to tbe legislature hy R. T. Elliott, K.C., Dolly Varden coun sel, in connection "With charges the premier has brought gainst a $30,000 libel iiiit against the lawyer. ; .The.cfaai-Bes wMe that .the premier had taken advantage of his position to secure land tor himtelf 6h most advantageous terms when, presumably, he was inspecting it to see if it iras suitable for foldler settlemMit. HirAM WINiS OREOdN PORTLAND, Ore/, May 28!-Senator ;Hlram 'Johnson received the Oregon presidential preference vote by a plurality of 2179 over MaJor-General Leonard Wood, his nearest rival, according to the Portland Telegram, today. T>ICli|& UP IN^ IassiIig Wm TnSMT MAW- Daniel ballflffhatt, leadiBff' Pater: boro undertakar, iA^aad. / Minimum wag* (or women in tha canning indastrjr inOaltfomia hat been fixed at 116 a we�k. ". -H.>' i ?. �::,�� � Oummer township council. paaaed a bylaw to levy a tax to collaet |3,6M tor the purpose of erecting a aoldiemV memorial monument in the Ytllaga of Warsaw. ' : To aid in ooatrolUng distrthttUoa of sugar, representatives of import: iers and brokers agreed to furnish the U. S. government with details ot transactions and' sales. An American steamer has brought back 208 tons of butter shipped to Germany by Amour and Co., but which the German consignees retused to accept because of th� hlfh -price. It mttaniMd wage inorei^es o( 80 to 46 per cent, are ,granted, |1,000^ 000 annually would be add�d to the payroll of U. 8.. carriers. .Roads are prepared to ask (or freight advances ranging triMn 40 to 60 per cent Finding that Pater Long and his wife had. been drawn on the sfime Jury, a Grand Rapids, Mich., Judge excused Peter on the ^ground that "husband and wi(e .were one, and that would make a Jury of only eleven." Lieut. Elmer liicLieod'RowaBd, who died at Toronto, was the third member of the law firm of Uniuhart, Urquhart ft Rowand... He was the son of Rev. W. L. H. Rowand, formerly Presbyterian minister at (Fort William, and was bom 30 years ago in Manitoba. One of the most disastrous fires in the history ot Brighton occurred- last wJMk, completely .destroytog the paint shop and storage building of Butler Bros.' garage and boat works, twelv,e automobiles being completely destroyed, also some motor boats. Dr. Clarke's residence, garage, automobile and some furniture and clothing; m. dpencer'e implement shop. Cheer 4k Tweedle's coal office, F. Jacque's harness shop, and Booth's shoe shop were also completely destroyed. The presbytery ot Brockvllle sustained the call extended by the Pres-cott congregation ^'to Her. N, m. Omond, M.A.,'n6w in .charge of Y. m; C. A. work at Queen's University, MONDAY. MAX 3th�� KingitoB. - Tk�< tmi^tut. Alio tttf ta|B�l the �sll.,tM4�ir�d 0 Iter. J. wMv ''.oeBgfecBUos<.<'SBaMSVPNf*S' oi ley, and. at K^WJoer! A,': 'oavt^, WiiitaoT^iMll'.ake �C tha oldest lake a�HaeM. v �)et at Klngeton ot hlondrtoieental; IQltowtav Prince Bdwafd "~leia�l^ pwvlneM legisiatttre praised Mtog in �eteton since April I. A.MUnss^vnt through inersaiiiif the ealSllee thk premierr oommleewner �t-BBd the ^mlpeloB ot l�oat |l,BS� t6 -'^ _. . genarsl'e salary was faieei ttmm 91 JtS The total incMMe wOl h� |li:,MS; Onir one membeir. a.Iibena, effoeei the iBcreaiaa. The d�pM|tkfh tender, m- effwed a aalanr e(^n;SOCy ;lviMi km. deel^ to�ilm0^'^^l-y^''-^ DBSBRVB A MASON a; IOSCH On a "ehw*" Hen* ttV wlU never leariTlr f tajr i*f�ctly. r Youni be wrpris^. how mf we ask tor th* Maeon H IM�<�� -which laste a Htethnf Easy teraili of-payment "Factory tp Honi?" ?rtoes. Style