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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERA THURSDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1020 She Ibetalb Hlberta DAILY ANO WEEKLY Froprleton and THE LETH8R1DGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 6th Street SoMth, W. A. BUCIU.NAX President and Managing Director John -Toiranco Business Manager .1 .25 S.CO XSti i.50 Member Audit Bureau ol Clrcuetlone. Subscription Rates- Dally, delivered, per. week IIT wail, per year Daily, by mall, for 6 montte Daily, by 3 months .Weekly, by mall, per year lj, by mill, yer year lo U.S J.OO THE DRUNKEN iOTOR DRIVER. "11 is commonly accepted amongsl motorists that the present ihy for motorists found drunk driving their car? should .be severe than it is. It has been 3sted lhat the penally should ai ast be S500, with the finpoundiug IA car. This proposal deserves to ide a rUid one lo apply to a! discovered lo he drunk whll g Iheir cars. Irrespective of an) Should damage ensue or there of lite or lir.'.b occasioned to! in accident caused, through the of inotor .drivers, v then t should be a greater penalty. To rrve the penalty named for drivers are found merely drunk, -with no occasioned to others, at 'itisure named, with tbo impound- of the car, would bo a whole- precautiou. 'auada rrhich would have been put tho free llsl or reduced iu duty, of those In the oppo-l site direction. The proper- Ion of trade affected would have jeen, however, very different for the two countries. Of Imports iuto the United tSates from Canada, 15 per cent, would have beeu changed, 5-6 of those going oa the free llsl, tho re- maining sixth being reduced in duty. Of imports Sato Canada from the United States. per cent would have been, changed, one-third of these belus Blade free, two-thirds j educed in duty. In the-, second comparison, trade fig- ures for 1915 are used as indicative of tho present situation. The changes which the adoption of the treaty would'niakB. under the- rales now in force in'each of the countries differ from those just given, most markedly j so in the case ot imports into the t'nlled Stales. For Canada. Ihe rates taken are those ia force since May 19, IS20, not considering the excise taxes laid by the Dominion Parliament and eaforclbie from that date, falling upon imported goods as well as those niade; in Joe. Dominion. In ISIS lin- [inrU Into the Unlled Slales fronj Canada- which' would have been af- fected amojioted. 16 those in the opposite direction, to 000. Of imports into the United States from Canada, 7.3 per cent, would have 1. TO-DAY'S 'QUESTIONS What !s a dragomau? L'. When did au eclipse cause the annihilation of au army? What is the Economy of Nature? On what occasion were men kill- 3. 4. ed with roses! 5. How did the science ot elec- tricity originate? 6. Way Is Florida so called? WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION 1. What are the Eddas? 2. What are tho Flathead Indians? 3. Who is the author of "Prairie Fo'.ss- and "The Long 4. What is known as "The cradle of American 5. In what country fish used 6. States? ANSWERS l.The name given to two ancSebl Icelandic works, the one consisting mainly of mythological pofms, the other being mainly in prose. 2. Tribes established in tho state ot Washington, mainly of the now tlnct Chinook group of fish-eatins been affected. of these being made free, tha remaining twenty- foil rib reduced in duty; of imports Into5Canada; from the United States. IG l have beeu affected, taild movement in the United lion. National Isolalion, It asserts, Is no longer rrllh the United Stales, as a creditor on a great scale the country has a direct and urgent qoucera for peaco and good government in' the rest of the world. Moreover, recent developments Ib sclenllOc warfare have diminished to au extent which tho United States was flrsl to realize, the national uilli- lary security of tho United Stales and EO given further active Inlerest In tho preservation of the peace. French Comment PARIS, Nov. of this Icily give great prorelneiice to rcporls of tha election in the United States. In Ihelr comments, the newspapers de- clare the election of Senator Harding was a triumph, give praise lo his per- sonality and refill he has as- serted great syhipalhy for France. Hopo Is eipressed by the Kcho Oe Paris that "the discussion which itill be slarled on relations between the United Slates and the League ot N'al ions will provide occasion to repair some of the faults ccmmitlcd at VeiS tallies." Indians. They flatten the skull of their infants by some mechanical pressure during the first six or eight months of Hie. 3. Hamlin Garland. 4. Faneuil yall. a building in Bos ton where stirring speeches were made at the outbreak of the American War of Independence. 5. In Siara, where what are known Continued from tTonl l'age.> merit has placed upon the statuti books and reoilnded his audience thai while he had done all he conld In get ting legislation through, he could no do as much .along that line as Premie Oliver, but if the premier would con sent to hft gelling Into the cabine he could do better and ha hoped thhaa been determined will possibly have its effects In.Canada. With the two countries lying beside eicb..Qther, aod 'In their commercial inter-relations, changes in government in one country are bound to have their influence in girater or less measure other. 'Already it. it.forecasted that the dec- i.tlon. of Senator Harding will have its effect in the present commercial re- lations between Canada acd the Statei the matter ot free wheat. There is :good ground for anticipating the EMlt-with the particular tarilf policy igh revision, while Ihe same taHff Is In force in Canada as at the eirller-date; Many'changes, it is true, have .been-made, b'ut these are slight as compared with the tariff acts, in tlie States; of ISM and 1913. A second cause .for the difference lies in the large increase in the valae of the trade between the "two countries since the outbreak of the war in-Europe, an increase largely attributable to the rise.iii prices, although to some ex- ich't' due to an increase in: the com- modities exchanged-by. the two coun tries., .Th'e .articles .which would be espec- ially" atfe'cVed by th'e present adoption of the" proposed rates are flaxseed, My. barley. 'The last of these is'.not of great importance. The bulk of the imports of.hay Into Ihe United'States from Canada go to the northeastern section of the country, r since the transportation costs for such Returns early today showed the fol- lowing slates had given their electoral lota! of Harding California 13; Colorado 6; Connecti- cut 7; 4; Illinois 29- Indiana 15; Iowa-13? Kansas 10; Maine 6; Maryland. 8; MassachusatU 5iis- ska 8; DAD'S DISADVANTAGES. Poor old daddy never had a college He Isn't any Sigma and he cannot bo a PI; He started as assistant at a countr> railroad station. And I can't guess how ha did but he managed to get by: I (eel so'sad for What an.empty life he's had! He gets his pronouns twisted, but his prolIU hivs been high. Poor old daddy's one of .those who men call.rough and ready: He had lo earn bis living al a very tender age, But despite his lack ot polish his ad- vsncement has been steady; He's been busy on. the ladder, climb- >r ins up from stage to stage; He is merely middle class, And his interest, alas; Always- seems Lo cenlre merely on the stupid market page. Poor old daddy lacks the spirit that is modern and progressive, He seems to need that something we refer to as a soul; As for his inclinations, they appear to he possessive, He's.attracted to a' dollar, ueedle to the pole; old plodder! All his days He has clung to sober -ways, And they, acoid him for the millions he's been making out ot coal. the IS; Michigan 12; souri Nebrasl New Hampshire A; Jersey 14; New York" 45; Ohio; 21; Oklahoma 10; Oregon" 5; Pennsylvania 38; Rhode South'bakota 12; Utah 4; Vermont-4; Washington 7; West Virginia 8; Wisconsin 13; Wyoming 3: .Total 390. Governor Cox had safely the.follow- ing 12; Arkansas 9; Florida 6; Georgia 14; Kentucky Louis- iana 10; "Mississippi .10; North Caro- lina 12; South Carolina 20; Virginia 12. Total' 127. States still-in the doutbfnHlst, lack- ing sufficient Arizona 3; NevadaiS; New.Mexico 3; Worth 'An English Opinion mobt to hear.x .The Premier of B. C. Mr. Oliver went: at 6nce-to the sub- ject most' Interesting to his.audience and said to begin with that so far as giving the people all government was 'wiping to give them all they were willing to pay for, but the that those who seem- ed to want the most .were the most unwilling' tcr pay and grumbled when- ever the' taxatipii was in to meet the of the people 'themseh-es. Some one In the audience broke'in af this .point and, wanted to know of Mr. Oliver, where he was to 'get the money to pay his; share of extra taxation. said the speaker, "that Is just what both- ers the adding he cMild assure his inquiring friend that- Iii that respect he ;had the entire sym; pathy of the government as that .waV th'e 'most: pressing and difficult ques- tion they had .to deal with from day, lo day.- v'- the financial situation Mr. Oliver explained the.difficulty.ot raising funds to pay off interest upon more thin twenty millions' of dollars of-debt beqoeathed Ihe government_______________ _______ _ by, lls predec'es'sors. The public do-'j; world looks, pleasant to me; main' has been, largely disposed; of by eating, yesterday, what former governments and the coal might have made me.gloomy. (a) Macleod A to tj (b) Macleod M to 7. Maclsod Mud Lake'... tileun Willow Parkervllle Fialoy lose Dalles Monarch -1.1' Klpp........... Bottom..... OrlMTi-.-. Ralhwell Mtenfjelds hlazelmere Waterton ArdenvUle Gweuue.......... Standoff........... Olsen Creek Rocky Coulee Jumbo Valley...... Roselavn Gramum Balgwhidder...... Grain Belt Five Mile Claresholm. View Mountain rPeak Prairie View West Claresholm CHEERFUL THOUGHT. optimist-is; a-min who says, ''ph, isn't so Very long till the 4th jlarca, anyhow." I 01 ETEB'S NOTEBOOK So mucli deuends on eat; our sorrow; You may, today, think life is sweet, and writhe in pain tomorrow. But I I the timber-resources ot the disappeared In the same way, .while: the expense ot governing'the proTnice had absorbed all its revenue and had heaped up a debt of many of dojlars which the present" goveni- TXJNDON, Dally Ne_ws ment had to provide for. a buik'y commodity "are high. As to oat's, it may ha noted lhat r. portion of Canada's production is of fine grade.: suitaWe especially for the man- ufacture''of. rolled oats. Although she produces only one-third as much as th'e.'United States, her annual exports ar6 greatV. With the present duty of six cents 'per bushel, which Is more than the pre-war freights from Mon- treal fa England, the hulk of the ex- ports go lo Great Britain, except in years of crop shortage in the United States. The removal 6f the duty, as contemplated in the reciprocity agreo- merit, would, the Commission con- chides! result In Increased Imports and in Increased returns to the Canadian .associated with the Republican Parly farmers, although not greatly affect' When reciprocity In trade with general oat prices in tho United 'Canada -nas an issue'in tho United j States.' Slates it was in accord with a move-j On flaxseed the present United ment against high duties which was States duty is 20 cents per pound, 'fell in both parties. The Republicans equivalent to 6% per cent, ad valorem 'who were opposed to tha tariff of the 1918 Imports. With this duty, i j might have" been expected to fellow ne'tldent Taft in his support of the measure. These so called "in- iiur'gents" came, however, largely from Agricultural constituencies, and ne- -causo the chlel duties removed were on agricultural products, many of voted against the bill when it came-tip ia the they con- sidered it a discrimination against the farmer, Both the "insurgents" and the "regular" showed a majority against the but sufficient Democratic, votes were cast for It to effect lls passage. With (his In mind it would not he surprising were meas- ures taken, when the Presidential Changes come into 'effect In March, which will affect the present free im- of wheat and potatoes be- tween the two cduntriea. At the present time, with reciprocal Irade between Canada and the States in wheat and potatoes', there is much interest in what the 'recent report of the United States Tariff Commission .contains as to the effect the Reciproc- ity Agreement would have had if i adopted, (1) at Iho time drawn (2) at present. At the first date it points out that tho value of 'Imports Inlu tho United States from qnehalf of the United Slates' require- ments are Imported. Canada's surplus has not been sufflcient lo meet the growing American shortage, and Ar- gentine lias become the chief source of foreign supply. The most marked effect which woutd result from the removal of tho duty, the Commission concludes, would he an Increase In the prices the Canadian grower would receive for his flaxseed rather than reduction In tho American price. in an editorial expresses .the opinion that the .composition, ;0t President Hardjng's cabinet: will h'e more im- portant tor-Englishmen than Mr. "The appointment "of Herbert Hoover and Elihu names are says, the paper, "would be .viewed, he.re with unquali- fied ,'_'-.. Th'e Evening News say'si "Prom the point of view of world. politics the choice of the.new president; does not foreshadow The Standard 'says: "H Is a positive asset for that the quali- ties so far claimed for him are chief- ly The Globe'sars the Republican vic< lory is a blow to' supportera the league of Nations. Wallop Jar Wllso.n BERLIN, Nov. the United States election1 tho Lokal Anzeiger says: v "We have got rid of Wilsoni who in the last analysis was to blame .for our misfortune. Sir. Harding will play politics and mix in world affairs only so far as they concern the AUnited Slates' Interests." The Zeitung Am Mittag Bays "1J woul dhe premature to regard the end of the Wilson era too optimis- tically." The'Vossjische "v "It Is not Harding's victory, or Cox's defeat, but the complete dis- avowal of Wilson. Germany's chief interest turns on Mr. Harding's cam- liaign utterances favoring' tho quick- things could not be withcut increaaing election at which prohibition had bean adopted and of the dimcnlties that election had brought to the govern- ment. 'The verdict at the late election wasr emphatically in favor ot govern- ment control and It would be the duty Province In answering a. Lfrara the.statute, hooks. ot the- legislature' to" embody that principle in the act which went on the audience, Mr. Oliver not all of the resources and industries pt the province was coalmining, nor yet of metaliferous mining, or of .-lum- ber, or fishing, or of the. industry; ot farming. AU be kept In mind by. the govern meat and the realization of each to-all the others had to be considered. Speculators until they are now more anxious to dispose of their lands than they Sad been to get hold of them at the very'low-val- nations placed upon them by the gov- ernment which had disposed of them. The late government had permitted the P. G. and H. to stock and the company-had sold the So far 'as he was concerned, per- sonally, he would favor asking tli'e Dominion government" for power to control importation as well as the manufacture of llqoor in the province He also stated that Jie.would favor a law sale of liquor to any person under years of age. The premier vas .accoruad a mos attentive hearing throughout and a the close answered several Question asked from fte audience. His ad dress created a most favorable jmpres sion. -v After the close of the meeting an other, meeting ot the district assocla iiou was held for the purpose Of or SIOCK ana me lumiJajjj; .jiau stock to themselves" for and ganiiation. Mr" Oliver has accepted n, ._ ._ ._. j_i tnr- lenAfrpft' n 1 m nv tne'conver To Run In Delta It is a case of calling the Govern menl to time, witls the way the Tost Office clock has ot recording tiio time. Ixidlcs In England are taking to smoking pipes, we read, as one of the after-war habits, It must be Ihe "plpjhg time of peace" over there. nftnnle were noV for these extravagances arid if rhad hot Juanlta Weaver, the fcmnte prison- er In the Stale penitentiary at M1I- lodgcville, Oa., who eloped with a prison Kuard, must Have skilfully wcavert her web of love to enmesh the amorous official. It looks as If Scotland is going dry. With Iho amount ot whiskey that Is said to he shipped to Camilla, it Is qullo noEBlhlo that the folks In Scot- land are mnkln of necessity. est possible re-eslablishn'ient of peace time relations between. Germany and the United Stales." Vorwacrts Ihinks It advisable to await PresWent-olect Harding's nless- agq to congress for an; iridication 61 hl3 'position toward the treaty and hij attitude toward middle Europe. Count von Uernstorff, the former German ambassador at Washington writing In Achtuhr Eberdblatt thinks that in favoring The Haguo tribuna' and improvement of the Fen ntqr Hnrdini; has hroken from the policy of complete Isolation of the United States. Ths Tageblatt says: "If today wo shake hands In spirit with President-elect Harding across the sea It Is because 'wo' see In him a man who can quickly bring nS1 peace with union, and who has tho vision and the desire (or a belter League of Nations." Compares Wilson With Ltnlne Nov. ed- itorially on the UnltM States elections the Morning Post compares President WilfOH with Lcnlr.e. H says both are Idealists with Identical methods, alms and thinks Ihnt rclcclim by the United States of such idealism will bring iclifif to (hri vrfjrld. people." adcln tho paper, "have dccldorl r.ot In favor of stringent and arrogant nationalism but against pryr Infr and unworkable Internationalism." Tha Daily Telegraph says It docs not doubt the new administration's first arts will directed to clearing up iho country's Elernationn! rmsl- earned better by this time, be would not undertake lo teach, thorn better. The government going to .he country with a trumped up rail- way policy, but were engaged In an effort to make revenue and expendi- ture balance, a' lask; which, was a heavy oas for the and for the people who must pay the bill. The Prohibition Qyeilion On the prohibition subject the; prem- ier was explicit in stating that the legislature would deal with the: mat- ter when It met and It" was not for him lo say what the -details of the bill to be .Introduced would Contain He spoke in this connection of the for' Delta tendered' him by the conven tlon Westminster today an wijl ha the candidate in that ridin for the sixth time since he entcre provincial politics. The refusal of W. R. Ross" to rn against Mr." Fisher in this riding i carislng much' speculation as to wh will he nominated by the Conserv thes next Monday night. It is ram ored that Tom Uphill will be th candidate as a Labor representativ but this has not been confirmed. The death occurred at 'Quebec Ueut-Cpl. W. H. Davidson, K. C., a the age of 59 years. was forme Crown prosecutor and as a youns ma was a prominent athlete. DON! DELAY PREPARING YOUR Thus" v-l'o Intend going in for the Herald Story Competition have now a clear month In which, to write and shape up their It is. therefore a tlmo to 'get busy In getting the dala, so as to ha able to writs a readable story round the fasts and Iho circumstances. In the volume material hf.mly to those who are willing to go In search of It the chancesjare eiual to competitors for pulling off ono of the rich prizes the fs -offering Apart from th" substantial prizes which will reward the competitors whose stories will catch the. eyes of the Judges, the contest Is ot such R character that It appeals to the diligent and the Intelligent mind. The contestants r.ill not only he giving themselves a very interesting and entertaining pastime but they will be helping lo give the public pleasure In Ihe stories they write, as everybody cannot but be keenly Intoreslen in the incidents Which took place in the early history of this part nl tho Province. With atory writing it Is a case of no ono knowing what ho and she Is callable! of unlcs.i they make a try. We feel sure that Ihe results will he asloiiishiiis once a try fs made.. it ia often the case that tho ono who least oxnncls to succeed Is Iho nno v.-ho carries off lbe< prize In contests such as that of the Herald. In Ibis ininlosi.y as to one's" ability has no place. So gel busy wllh your story, and you will hive reason to congratulate, yourself when- the re- sults are declared. Jtornerr.lior the last day {or sondfng in your stories la December Slli. ns the competition closes December 10th. .Make a name for yourself by semlhiK In a story. Hoosier aly iCreel? irciipine Hills ound-.Up araforth t rout .'Creek reenbank illow Creek...... ohler Coiilea 7. chafer endow Creek oothili's Lttniber Mill appy Valley -a.' 'cad Creek aycroft .'.V orth Fork oblefofd ocky Coulee...... rairie Dell alfour .1 laTely.'-.Y-.' room field Ino abie Butte eaver fclSwans .r.. asm Dane's Ranch..... haw's iborta School..... traughanB iroadway Iteena''...... s'anton Coleraine MrKead 'ekisko 'ongue Creek', Glen Tongne .Creek, Hall Big Hill 'ackson's'i..- High River High River Hast Biackie......... iYankburgh 3raiil'...; 'eace Wthur'... Braeside...... Cayley Chance Mosquittr