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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta iE FOURTEEN THE E DA1IA" HEMLD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER Wife's Serices in Claming thit some Taluation shonld before the home: cau be mortgaged or be given to the wife's services in the snhL.be amended to read that tins konie awl that the. wife -should consent must sooia substantial be considered a dependent, Mrs. O. C: compensation, win bo another point lu Edwardj of Macleod, provincial vice- be considered by-the Provincial Kie president of tlie National Council of cutivo mealing. Women, addressed the women of the city yesterday in knoi-church base- ment Mrs. Edwards went on to tell of Mrs. Edwards, who was delegate to annual meeting .of the National j Council in St. John, gave a short sum- i inary of the business taken up. Ill discussion that had taken was decided could CHATTERER TRIES TO FRIGHTEN RUSTY By Thornton W. Burgesi It sometimes happens that a frignt Is better than a stand-up fight- v the lied Sau'rrol. PRESBYTERIANS FROWN ON THE CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNMENT CONTROL "EDMONTON, Nov. that the clear will of the people of the province had been expressed lu the recent referendum on the Importa- tion lio.uqr, the Presbyterian synod of Alberta at Its meeting tonight em- phatically declared that tho Koveru- mem should znaie effective legislation on the and not take heetl of tfes control" agitation that Is now being made by the modera- tloalsta, that tha abuses of medical prescriptions should be corrected and that (ho Presbyterlau people of the province should be vigilant to take such measures a made to hlbitibn: legislation. f i wlljjlenote plans' present-pro-1 TO i .jJARMY BY ONE. HALF. ov. of y nearly cue-half was proposed bjr Hutch government to the parliameiF.'tijaay and it is .believ- ed id legislative The proposition'will "reduce the standing army from to 260.000. E21INDIGESTION i vice-president ;.could finally askod to consider the questioniproMes. A notice ol carry modern three and make some, suggestion regarding a solution.' The divorce law was another -point rcsolutlou that after an amendment to had been brought up, discussed and could not bo brought up again for two years, was emphasized by the speaker who point- ed out that, as the Alberta law is now. the law of England holds In the prairie provinces, fr Centurywas ask- IA. 'It .was the Na- not be engaged and accord- berta cajl whereas .woman can not get >a di- Torce for the adullery tter hus- hand. It. be associated other 'causes, such as cruelty. with She went on to Instances, of cases that had .come': up in the province, adultery of the husband liad been clearly proven, hut because the woman had not been actually struck by the she had tailed to "obtain a divorce.! -_ -I Mrs. Edwards expiainod that there 13 no', distinction-of sex'tof-the Domin- ion Courts of Canada jn granting di- vorce; that a bill for nujform divorce with, such objection from' Quebec that lit had been withdrawn. Two other bills fed been later brought in, one for Ontario and ono for the Dominion exempting Quebec, but they had been passed at such a late dale by the Senate that when brought to' the House of Commons for' endorsatlon they were not taken up. -A resolution asking that tlie present lair which requires a wife's consent ed to receive back Die 20 shares held by tha Council It was also decided that the Council'would in future pub- lish its own year book. The pro- fit on the last year by the Women's Century of the year book, was voted to go Into the sinking fund Tho old ruling of an assessment of ?2 for facb affiliated society, was sus- tained. The provincial will meet on November" 11, is CalgaYy. in addt- O- for The I-ethhrldge Local Council will appoint delegates to this meeting in the near future and will bring in a resolution to the effect that the ill- effects ol the! use of drugs and cigar- 'elles-be: scientifically taught in the schools. ..Miss Bawden, presided at a vote thanks to Mrs. Edwards 'for her very able address Se- ine moved by Mrs. Stoltze. FIREMEN'S DANCE AT TABER, REAL SUCCESS 'jl'roiu Our Own. Cdr'resporident) TAUElt fire brigade echpsea Kil previous efforts at the Fifemen's daiice held here last'night.- The "tail 'vas sally dressed with de- coration? of 2 .very, tasty, ofder; and a coirWe of welcome greeted the gaesls-.as they entered trie h'all. The music was of a very fine order, and lie crowd which had enjoyment all that waE'desired, no less than inneti cis couples engaging in tho exercise of tue light'fantastic, while the members of the-'brigade, ;.wdn badges of red ribbon in of tho event reffesliments-such as ice cream, coco and sandwiches were sery- Chatterer the Red Squirrel Is suc-h a little fellow that most ot his neigh- bors are too big for him to fight. But ho isn't a coward. No, sir. Chatterer Isn't a coward, lie always stauds-up, for his rights. No one in all tho Green Forest stands up for-hls rights than does Chatterer the Red Squirrel. He doesn't allow any ono to impose on i him If.he cau usually, he finds some way it. When he cannot gain a thing by fighting for.it he sots his wits to work to get It in some otlicr way. didn't dare fight his bis cousin, Hiisly the Fox Squirrel. Us khen- It the minute he saw Rusty for the first time, and ho knew that Rusty knew it. He knew when he told Rusty that he couldn't have those fat hickory .nuts anil Rusty had replied that if I they wero his to come take them, he- lion to the questions' of divorce and i couldn't take them by fighting. Ha the Dower act, sucb questions as mak- must try some other plan, ing vita desertion an extraditable of-1 Chatterer swallowed two three times as if be were trying to get rid of a mouthful of really was doing was trying to swallow his temper. And all the time his wits were at work. When next time he spoke it was mildly, hot at all in the sharp, cross tone he had used wnen he told Rusty he couldn't have those nuts. "I he, Khat there are enough for of us. so we won't quarrel about them, 1-hopo you have found a good, safe borne." He didn't hope anything of tho kind, so, of course, that was an untruth. "I haven't found ono yet, but I am going to look for one right re Plied Rusty. "As I said before I like tho Greeu Forest, it .Is quite the licest place I have'ever seen." Is replied Chatterer. "The rouble Is It Is too nice." "What do you mean by asked lusty .quickly. replied Chatterer slowly, "it rsb nice that too many'people like t to make It a safe place for some f-us. Befpre you decide to settle lere you ought to know who else lives lere." Rusty turned Ills head to hide he twinkle In his eyes, for he knew ust what Chatterer meant to do, which was to try to "scare, him. course, t ought to know who my neighbors will said he. are began Chatterer, "not far from this very place Hooty tho Great "And over In that direction lives Red Tail the continued Chatterer. To Cut Down Educational Missionary Work, is Dangerous and costs ot living andsbfVnusiness ad- ministration are making the work ol ed dutlo the guests the brigade; the church increasingly difficult, but expense to' there can he no'withdTawar or lea- ing gone to considerable eipei rhakc tlo event notable ;in the annais I gening.'pf .religious said Hev. of the .their efforts! Dr. Robert treasurer-Ot the were rewarded by a turnout of Taper's. Presbyterian chnrch In Canada, "at luost prominent citizens..' The dance' conliniled into, the early hours of the'niornlcg, and was so.success- 'Jnt that it will be annual event. 'This evening a the hrl- gaflo was held, at wUch matters finan- 'riii! coiiCciTiins tho affair w'cro, wound up, ajd In the fact' that nd expense had heen spared, the sura ot 550 remained over tlie. expenditure, whictTvill be deposited in' a" local bank to the credit ot the brigade. A vote of tlianks -was carried to' those assisted in bringing off the afiairiso successfully, and the badges the occasion will he kept as Inturey. souvenirs by the secretary- treasurer The chief stated that sev- eral nidges worn by previous mem- bers of the brigade had been worn throughout the 'war, and 'carried 'into front trenches. The harmonious .working of arrangements in connec- tion" with the danco'reflect great cred- brigade, which is-animated by a Spirit ot teamwork that others would do well to copy. yesterday'' morning's session of tlie 'Alberta synod. To -.cut .down missionary and of, .the be- used to would be unthinkable, declared Dr. Laird, and tha success of the in- la Ho financial .'_ campaign': strated that the people had the mone'y and were-willing to respont to the appeal. Until .they had to the point of actual sacrifice thora could be no talk of withdrawal.' Forward movement, reporla ant plans ,had .the right-of-way on. the morning's p'rogram. Rev. Dr. Macart ney Wilson, of Calgary, Introduced the subject and pointed out that tho finan cial campaign being now nearly com pleted tho spiritual, objective of tin movement A statement thus fa- ..the ,forward movemen canvass'in-thisi-proyinc'e was sub milled oy :Schrag. organ Izer for the synod.: 31 showed that a total ol bad been subscribe- Horned Owl lives, and 1 am told he is very fond of squirrels, especially big ones. Perhaps you don't know it, but he olten hunts in the day time, espec- ially_on dull dark days." "You don't say Rusty pretending to look very much startled. "And over In that direction lives Redtall tho continued Chatter- er. "J've nad-raoro thau ono narrow- escape from him." "That's bad, very replied Rusty, shaking-his head. Chatterer looked at him e wasn't quite certain just what [lusty he meant that it was too bad Kedtai] lived there on that he, Chatterer, had escaped, dut'. Busty looked sojnnocent that Chat- terer' decided It .was the former and went "Then, there Is Towler the Bob Cat. Nobody .is ever Safe from that fellow; Shadow the Weasel is even worse. One never knows when he will appear. And then at this season, there are hunters j with terrible-guns. They don't bother mo much, but I'm told they are very fond of big squirrels. Husty dropped the nut he was: eat- ing. dreadful cried. "If you'.will excuse I will move along. (Copyright, 1020, bv T. W Burgess) The next story: Chatterer Laughs Long and Hard." to date, out of nn objective of Ot this amount the Cal- bary-r presbytery. arfd the Edmonton presbytery, 433. In addition to rais- ed for the forward movement''proper, Eoaie had oeen raised for local church debts, making a total of 317 subscribed' under the 1 of i the forward movement.' f ENFORCE THE LAW OR GIVE UP THE JOB PHILADELPHIA Short skirt ed. enforce the" law his resignation "win lie promptly the statement declares, _ Better Nights and Brighter the change from tea or coffee to II T OSTUM CEREAL n This old arid favorite meal-time drink makes an attractive beverage which can be shared By all the family with no fear tea or coffee's harm to Boil Possum Cereal a full-fifteen serve with cream ormilk and sugar if desired So many are making this change to the benefit of health and purse, should he interested i Grocers everywhere sell Postam Cered, Madety CanaaianPostumCereal Ont; ____ Coroner of Cily of Brotherly TORONTO, NOV. E. Says Girls'-Lack of atiorney-general, issued a statement Tiroes ly repealing Instructions'' sent mmfcb In a circular letter to (he constables of (he Ontario police force last July, that provincial officers must enforce the 'filmy low cut, loose Ontario Temperance Act as they, en-' whole modern stjle of force any kind of law. The penalty dress, in responsible for the for declining to enforce the law-Is startling increase in murders in dismissal, the attorney-general stal-; according to Coroner "If any officer is not willing to j William R. Knight Reviewing Ihe murder figures for 1920 Coroner Kntght predicted 'that the total number of killings this .exceed those of 1919, when the homicides of the city Drinking, in tho eoroncr'a opinion, has little to