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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FO THE LETHBRfDGE DAILY HERALD FIUDAY, NOVEMBER. 12, 1920 Proprietor! and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD t MINYiNO COMPANY, LIMITED ICt Jth Street South, Lethorldge, Alberta f fi'. A. BUCHANAN President and .Managing Director JOHN TORKANCE Member Audit Bureau of Circulations Subscription Rater: per .wetl........., by meiV per jreaK.i Dally, by trail for 3 months........ .Bally by mall, months........... 2.5> j. mall, per 1.5i> Weekly, by mall, per year to U.S.., 2.00 THE HERALD COMPETITION U would aot be amiss on 6tir part to draw the attention of our readers to iho fact the dale Is drawing when lha B'.q'ries for the Herald competition hare to lie seat in. Those hare not, up to the present, given the mat serious' thonghr, have 'still tuna io start on their stories. Eo fsr aa liie maieriai for these' there should be no dearth of it, in that sourc- es of Information are always to hand. It 'is nor, so mnch original' stories that {be poinpeUtioji calls tha gathering'and marshalling of fads, even It already known, woicS 'onty're-. Quire 16 be picked together to. form a readable should not-pre- pent uartlciilar difficulties. We nay here repeat the reminder tiat no one sbonld be afraid of. meet- In? competition, and that alter the .there freriuently comcslthe re- gret of not having participated, in the thought that something better might have been turned out lu comparison to those which were judged to be in the winning class. This should be a suf- ficient spur to urge competitors, how- ever modest they might feel over their Attainments, to tako a enance'in an endeavor .to Tin a prize. At all events there will be nothing lost in tills en- deavor. .THE NORTH AND IRRIGATION One of the most pleasing echoes of the mnjrlclba] convention h'eld fn the city U the fnll hearted interest and STrnpatiy with irrigation expressed ly the delegates from the northern oJ tie Province. We In'UiB Mirth have been Inclined io think that those who live north o us -look on our problem; of Irrigation as ecmetnlBj iparl and'cpflned to ourselves, acA wlth'nothing to do with the north or with the .intarests of the Province u a whole1 It is soniethinE ullafying to know, in tho.vlftws lha were thit'thla 15 -tmly f Bnpposltlon in'd' In'holamg to, thd hi ce t wenresderUg onr HCirtbenrneletko'rs Ai: The delegate! from in tti wntiment irrigation which they expressed, vrtll have the. sattsfac tion that' tier touched a soft place I the 'hearts ot lie people ot this par of UM It was worth hear ing the rlewi of tyinpatbetic cooper atfoo, and Ills good Troai benefiti one part of the Province the other put feeti that It also ehares. o an eaconragement to the people to remain on the land rather than more nto the larger Industrial centres. K re keep on fostering pollclei tor the i im-devolopment ol Industries In Can- ,da and neglect the rural life it will be disastrous to Canada. The tariff has Its effect In this direction. Where t lias it should ba removed. Once we build up our groat agricultural re- oarces we need not bs much concern- 'd about our 'adustrial development icing Impeded. Do You Know? THE CONVENTION THE' MUNICIPALITIES In the evolution processes of all gorerasients, in the trend of modern leutlment and In keeping with the iplrit ot reconstruction, cities and >ther municipalities are not eicepted, ind to fulfil new responsibilities the meeting of civic heads has a dlstlnct- y useful aim and purpose. The prob- enie of municipalities are hidden, In TWjsreat. .within the walls of .civic council halls, and the iib in general Is Bpt aware and has no conception ot what these problems are and what So far as ttio publlCjia 'concer'n'ed it Is In the Irame of mind to apprecleto anything .n the ofvthe'r reduction of the nill fati.'aad to; retent-'any Increase problems of ruunlcipali- lea openljr dlHuised ire of an educa- tive value, 'not oaiy to the elected civic representallves- of the "people but to the people as n; hole, in giving them that better uuderEtandiug which I: on- ly acquired by intimate acquaintance. 'The government ot cities today Is a totally different tiling. to what It was in the years, back. Scientific govern- menVlB needed In them, much tbe same as It IB needed in the provinces arid In the" Dominion" The cities to- day' a'nffer from the amateur govern- ment which "has been their eitferlence, flndvthe harvest of amiteur folly Is reaped today not In the rich yield of grain, but in the prolific harvest of tares.' Cities and other municipalities need thoughtful ami business men at their with a full knowledge ot the'o probleaifi to be faced and' tiif problem's that have to be over- TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is a "lame 2. What is a dulcimer? 3. What dwarf under three feel in height edited an Important paper? 4. Who was tho smallest dtvarf on record? 5. How tall was General Tom Thumb, aud. what dlii he weigh: When was be born, and.when did be die? 6. What Is Dutch comfort? come. vf It this .that conventions sucb-as tha Union ot. Alberta Munici- palities help in bringing iainds to gether, sensed with the responslbill ties of municipal government, to learn and to impart. Those who have followed the pro- ceedings "of the convention, just, held must 'estimate the problems .with which cities and municipalities have to face, and must also be Impressed -with the earnestness of those' who niet'together to eyblvd'the 'jJaV.'1 to THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. When dlil the first train run be- .ween Montreal and Toronto? 2. What Is Canada rice? 3. In what year did Alberta become province? 4. When did the United States eu- :er the wart 5. What wai the number of Cana- dian casualties In the war? 6. What was the original name of Constantinople? PICKED UP IN PASSING FOR THE BUS TvM A N Meetings at Edmonton Largely Saskatchewan EDMONTON, Nov. the prov- Windsor Out., aai a population of R. H. Lowrey, pastor of KIIOI church, Braudcii, has rtstgned. Toronto unlvp-raltv conferred ta? L.L.D. degree upon Chester D. Massey, of Toronto. W. D. Labor M.P.P., Wiunl- many of whom tre returned soldiers, are rejoicing. G( S. Herringer, tor tne, past eight years manager of the bftrjch at Maple Creek, has been appointed to a pbsl- i tion la the Merchants rural service department with headquarters at Winnipeg. it'-'.' j Confidence that the Presbyterian General Assembly at its conference next year would agree un-j on and pass tho necessary legislation, irobably without discussion, was ex- pressed at a meeting of the Sasltatch- Inclal capital, Hon. Arthur Melghen advocates Canadian Judges being ANSWERS 1. October 1856, on the Grand Trunk Hallway. A floating grass growing on lakes and ilugglsh streams In Canada and some parts of the northern Elates, yielding a grain-that of the food cf Indians! 3. In 1905. 4. April 6th. 1917. B. Of these were wounded, and more than 50.000 kriled. 6. Byzantium, founded by Greek colonists In 658 B. O. and Hon. J. A. Calder tonight address- ed two meetings with a total attend- ance of people and brought to an end their tour of Alberta, which inaugurated at Lethbrldge -on. Monday.- Tomorrow the premier an 4 he minister of immigration leave for Saskatoon where they speak in. tho evenifig andVph Monday the Hegina meeHng conclu4ei the present. visit to Mr. Meighen and Mr. 3alder spokeTtt both .Mr. JaUer, speaking firft at Ihe MeDou- FIRE CONSUMED COWLEY RESIDENCE {From Our Own CorMlpohocnt) COWLBY, Nov. at noon, fire broke out In the. house elt- uated at the rear of 'Mrs. T. B. Christie's general store. The household furniture of Sin Swart, one of our new merchants had Just been moved In a few ago, and a brother' of Mr. Swart had been Warming up the honie in readiness fclf the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Swart and family from Lethbrldgc on afternoon train. Evidently while Mr. Swart was away to his dinner the house Lad become and burst Into tUme. When first noticed the sopke was roll' Ing from the windows and when the doors wero opened the place b'arst into flames. V- Nothing was Saved and tUo h'biise was burned to the ground. Good bard work, oh the jiart of the citizens saved the adjoining bnildiner, owned by Mr. Wm. Tustian and occupied by Lira Yon. tho Chinaman. Mrs. T. B. Christie who owned the bnrned building holds insurance to cover'.part'.bfthrJ no insnr- ahce on', his; furniture and therefore suffers ar complete loss. -Fortunately Ills piano had not been moyed into the house, hilt was In" the rear of bis store i time. j lu. Mr., Calder' reviewed as In prevloua record. of thermion toveVhrherit wnlcn he said had fitlOlled on tho war .'to a Successful 'conclusiori. The minister tsi4 that In 'official circles In IxJiidon Spring" of '1918 there' was IhoJwht to he a' strong posstbillly' that the 'yrould reach Paris channel ports. r There wSnar cries ot "No" and "Ross interrupted freely as he outlined legislation dealing With pensions, gratuities and land Eeltle- ffient. Mr. Melghen given a splendid Calder Wcepllon was In.errtptod frtely than Mr. caidcr. Ie49 CANADA CO-OPERATING TO FIGHT RUM RUNNERS WINDSOri, "is'ov., internal- local: bornidsryi, line will no longer present.-a barfiei- to American and Canadian officers In pursuit of rum runners .upon the Detroit river. {following a donferefiCS III Detrait some days ago, It was decided thai'to mAke the campaign along tbo border against rorrL rrjaners more effective an American officer should accom (any .Canadian license squads in their presen Di un I f The Jh e, cflhve nl that the was' Snd i'SvIng too .tJbV niunjcipilitlss on their way, the 'amount of police court fines taken In cities are reckoned and the proportion which goes Into the pro- vmcia] treasury, there cannot :im 'felt tli at here la Ths. del legatw frdn the north are much to be 'thanked for their frank avowal to thi Importance of Irri- Caiioa In IU particular relation to Southern AlberUard to Alberta taken collectively, "REASONABLE PROTECTION" Premier Jlelgben In his speech ad moderated protection, seems to think thai erery man who has been Ira tdvocatft cf c low tariff, with a Unge of .protection about it, in. the ahould get In behind hla policy claims that It is based on view. Mr, Molghen mast mot forget that there are a great many ttta ud people la the country at the yrnrat tixu who iavo no faith In Ihe of political parties. What Mr 'calls reasonable protection today, may, In the actual Budget brought down, be no Improvemenl whatever, in tho eilatlng system. II la'beci'tiBe ot thai lack of'conftrJonce fa 'political platforms and promises, that many men are holding back in decfUon as to the parties they Will sapport until It Is established lha ftrlff-reTtflon downward Is to be made Ah. j loathe! It I a not. d o troi'tridef ind It'Is not fdr'bia con elected by ballot, Hamilton, Out., expects to have a visit In January, from U. S. President- elect Harding. Mayor Fisher ot Ottawa, ila being strongly urged to bo a candidate for a fifth term. Sir Thomai Talt baa been appointed to succeed the late E. G. Henderson aq president of the Canadian Salt com- pany, Windsor, Ont. Rev. Geo. Langhton, of Riverside, Cal.i has beeh asked to become pastor ot Central Congregational church, Win- nipeg. fcobeft Tafl, son of former President Taft, will be a member of the Cfncin- In the Ohio House of new Legiela- Twenty.ulne candidates are In the field for the B. C. Legislature In Van- couver and nineteen la-Victoria. Six arc to be elected in the former city arid four in the latter. C. A. Mathews has been appointed Assistant treasurer of the province q: Ontario, succeeding C. H. Sproule who Is retiring under the'-jow provincial superannnitlon Win. (Fulton, prominent in munlcipi and political affairs and a Liberal can- didate for the Manitoba Legislature In 1808, died at Portage La Prairie. J, Mackfly, formerly -business manager of the Toronto Globe, is now vice-president and general manager of the John Morrow'Screw Co, Ingersoll, Ont. More Truth thafi Poetry By e. E. Klier Coinmitlco. Additional nominations in British Columbia for the Legislature Include: ilon. Wni. Sloan, Liberal. Nanaimo, Wm. Fraser, Liberal, Lndysmtth; Geo. Pilman, farmer, Greenwood; SI. p. Gordon; Conservative, Saunlch; Kev. Canon Hlnchcllffe, H. Ross Sulherland, W. W. Northcotl and Alei. Stewart, Conservatives, Victoria; J. It. Camer- on, station agent, Ashcroft, Liberal, Yale; Dr. AV. H. Sutherland, Liberal, Hevolstnke, :M. F. Crawford, ratlve, acd J. 0. Stevens, farmer, Kam- loops; J. Harver Smilb, Slo- can; B. J. Liberal, .W, A. McKenzle. Conservative, Slmilkameen; Capt. Jas. FitzslmmOns, Cona., and A. Bison, Labor, nevelstoke; Wm. Gil- Cons., N'analmo; Liberal, J, P. Hawthorn- thwalto, Labor, Sam Gnthrie, Social- ist, John Ncvrcuatle; John R. Jackson, Cons.; Hon. Dr. .Mc- Lean, Lib., Greenwood, K. Ealing, Rossland; Dlngwall, farm- er-labor, :Ho3sland; Lt-Col., S. Cotte, Cons, J, W. Mclntosh, Va'nconver South.: VANCOUVER FACING MUCH UNEMPLOYMENT ezpeditlong. and' Vice versa. this A branch of the Canadian Bank: of Commerce has been opened at. Kings- with-Crawford Gordon, recently assistant manager of the Win- nipeg branch, as manager.- Students'will bo allowed to smoke _ _, .._, ___ In th4 rooms of Knox College reai- Ameffcan {waters. Tbe same dence. This was decided when the apply' to" Atacrican officers, who houue committee mdt the principal. Be- will have a Canadian official aboa'rd, causs of ttift decision the students, means that officers chasing a boat loaded 'wltK liquor npon the Detroit river ,VfJH. Jio longer be forced tip tM chatrj when the boat VANCOUVBP., Nov. nome four thousand persons known as like- ly to Be unemployed within a short time, and with the probability of this number .being .Increased by another 'according to-the; statement' 01 labor'Officials, Mayor Oale'a Bpeclal committee on labor and Immigration niaiters today decided to draw Ihe at tention of.the1 Imperial authorities to the fact that further immigration to this section of Canada bad been scv erely restricted to those who had suf ficient means to maintain thcrhselvea for same time. TO PFIOVE CASE OP'PROTECTION United Stated firms desirous of 6s tabllEhlng- manufacturing .plan Is ii Quebeo were advanced as evidence o the ftdvatotoge of protection by 0. H Cote, industrial commissioner of tho board of trade before the Tariff Com mission whjch- met. here this morn ing nnder the chairmanship .of, Sir Henry Dravton, finance minister. Aud that the politicians Will not become too rash, nor strong Knbngh to change conditions. like things aa they are just now, And, If you care to listen, I'll tell you why It Is, and hovr My future seems to gluten. The boss Informed me yesterday That he had no objection To giving me a raise in pay, But said, iu tbls connection, That nothing could be done unleu His profits kept on growing; I'd booked-for future If things go as they're going. She .tells me that she's much inclined To like my proposition; But also In her case I find It's "only oni rcoudition." My present income, it Has caused her hesitation; I'm hoping fears Slay spread throughout the nation. I'm praying lhat the crops won't fall, That trade win keen Increasing, That peace and quiet may prevail, Our progress be unceasing. And with all who try To scatter dark.predictions. Instead -of raising the supply Ot confident Convictions. NOT INTERESTING TO If you know of a place where Wine can stlil be bought for JIG a quart, why waste time' mentioning it to a man who works ori a salary. NO CHANCE TO BE MISTAKEN "What makea you think your son Is In (his. morning I''.found titree pieces of pjiper.on'whlch.he had been. trying, to vritei poetry, niention- Ing' 'the" stars abbVe' 'and 'forsTeriand 5 jThe'time baa cprne'to' sav'-ouce more; Doys, don't te'nr'ied by vanity; TO swim top far away from shore; Fools yield to such' insanity, And, girls; a passing word-or two, This -.also-' applies to other sources 'rom which the cities might be able o-earn.a wholesome revenue were the 'rdviriclfll' government more libers'. of the Province goes hand In hand with the progress of the cities 'within lhat Province, and this 9 something for oar Provincial author- ities-to-tako heed of; When this un- even distribution of revenue Is viewed it la not surprising that there Is a sym- pathetic call for home rule between cities to extend powers of taxation. The proposal arrived at in the con- vention to form a western organization of municipalities, apart from the pres- ent parent association, Is, we believe, advised. The problem with the older cities of eastern Canada and the newer cities of tbe West cannot be the eame. These western cities cannot liopo to conduct civic affairs In the same mould as those which have bad an older If not firmtr foundation. Cori- ditic-ns 'are not the same, and the .viewpoint cannot b.8 ths same. For the .western cities as a whole much good will benefit .In the change, and there will be nothing of loss to the eastern centres. The municipal convention just held has been ah exceptionally Interesting One, and, Incidentally, Lcthbrl3gc has had a distinction conferred on It In the election Free- inan as President of .the Union of Al> f J TA6ER YARDS (Prom Our Owi Cbrfespoadent.) TABBR, Nov. most (mportadt matters up at the meeting of the council on Mon- day night, .were -the rjuestfori 6t lay- Ing a water, main to stockyards; andithe prfJpoSal W introduce Irriga- tjon'canals in tie tdWn. Besides tie; councillors, Ii. H.. Anderson, and C. Millar were jjhSient and spoke oi tha flrat question.1 -G.Qj' Millar pofnt- ed out that stock; -EhipmehtS would Inevitably IrTlgated farms, and that the- settler: looked foV water first thing pit arrival at: a town. K. H. Anderson refitted to complaints' fnndo as to. aderiuate Kuppiy at tho; stockyards, and filtered laying i main. The cduncil -'was divided 6n the qUestl6n, bii'. the matter was referred at length to ii committee on :ost of laying a main. Geo. Bedell las purchased the yhe're Por- teotia' barn formerly stood, 'and made an offer for thd old liquor re, the Offer being laid OB the table. Ths mayor reported, that the reply, of Sec- retary' Sundal as to irrigating the town Ifotn the Tiber Was 4 re- quest for information as to tho num- ber of acres required to be Irrigated. The mayor and 'COuricillor Bvanson will look Into the and make application to the ..Irrigation district, Only Improved property was ottered at the tax sale on rest being heid hack (or a fortnight, ncv cording to the mayor's.'repdrt. The town solicitor -was requested- to rep- resent the council. at the municipali- ties convention. Candidates for the municipal elec- tions appear to be shy. Will there be a woman candidate for the School tlnuanee if 'tha" existing tariff on for the. coming It tballeves? that our- tariff should be drawn np with the IH( of whole people as its object father thin the protection of a tow toyored Industries.-We do not pretend to be an; more Extreme In our views its fiscal Questions than Premier Kelghan, ,bnl we certainly cannot go far u he does in extolling the principle of our tariff. Trna, u Mr, C4Mer stated, the tar- iff, for revenue has a certain amount Ot the protectlta feature associated With It, bat tbe people of western prefer tariff framed with menne is Its chief purpose rather titn i tariff with protection as its chief pnrjroas. H would be well for ouf political leaders to rtudy conditions as they ci- 1st In tha United States at the present formalato a policy that will Which Party has the key to tte Yald lock? Tho B. C. by-election Is ono of great Interest, FERNIE HELD A MEMORIAL SERVICE to FBRNIB, Nov. being Arm- iotlco Day, and a was no business dona In Ternlo fitdcpt that which wng transacted In the afternoon at tho provlticial court Memorial services tvcre held in IHo Orphenm thenlre, wherq the the Daughlerj' of the'Empire anil other organizations gathered at eleven o'clock. A-ptociMlon was formed and with a delaclimcut of tho K.C.M.P. rnarched to the theatre' where A service, In which Itcv. Mf. Burns, Rev. Brown, nev. (Mrs.) and Father Kennedy took part, was held. Th4 auditorium was filler! and the service partook more of tbo nature ol a mem- orial than of anything Ilka a rejoicing over victory. It would appear lhat tha dividing lino between the Prime and Mr. Crerar Is tbe cream separator. And nriw the manufacturers say (Hat tlio present tariff cannot ho lowered without disastrous to labor. What doTa tho labor Irlg man who la pay prices caused by nrdtecllon think about this? MISSINQ SEAPLANE MIMVAUKEB, Nor. miss- Ing seaplane, from tbe Great Lakei navril (raining station, for which coast guard crows searched Michigan all last nlsht, has been flighted 15 miles off Manltowop, Wls., according (q a wireless received here this afternoon from tho revenue fmlter TiiBcorora, Ths Titscarora ttt- j ported that sbo twould pick up thai of the seaplane and bring lien to M" Mason Riscli Phonograph offers a priceless privilege the privilege of heariug at will in one's own lionie, the music oE the world's great masters, tlici voices of its singers, and listening to the immortal performances of Music's own immortals. its advanced scientific construction, it produces rich, .deep, natural tones, and will play your favorite Music with all the swing you could dcsitt, sympathetically and brilliantly. If you do not possess a Phouograph, call upon us and get One. There is no ttetter way of hearing in your own home the world's best Music a1 with a Mason Risen Phonograph arid a collection of Records such .-as we. keep in stock, j j REGARDING. RECORDS We keep n complete s'ock of nil tile latest for pur monthly will be mailed -V.you if you 'wish. j V i 'A TERIVIS You can own a Mason Riscli Thpuograph for a partial payrncnt at the lime you select the instrument. is iio set rule as to (or ciish, while others who can well afford to pay cash, take tha partial payment plan, feeling that the accommodation is a'worth-while-privilege. Some dispose of the cost with a few farge make the payments small and spread them out over a period of time. We have a fine collection of Mason Risch Phonographs in all styles and on exhibition in oor ome iri and look them over. BALMORAL DLOCK, 6TH ST. S. ;