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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta f and THt LITH1RIOOE HERALD POINTING COMPANY, LIMITED tM Mil touth, W. A. .Prnideit and Manisb; Director Mil Tcrrance Business Minise: TELEPHONES Oftlci 1252 Office 1U4 in luo present iaflince is au errand I of mercy, and ihe vvar orfauitulion iti Southern AlafHi could soon be W Into working shape aplln. Everr, and comiuuuily ol any silt had iii fled Cross organiiation dur- inc the war. li would require oulv iho word 10 go out Iron headquarters to slart the machinery woriiug agalu- Thfre Is too little undtrslaudlng o( the need (or relief. Oo nol bo- lleve the pruvlncUl Eoterument bas properly sensed It. Much more- sbould be done oa all sides tbiu is belug done to help people who are placed in untonunale clrcumslauccs j I through no fault ot Ibeir owe. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 13. 10 FORCE GttfeOI MEASURE OF Following Mayor Hurdle's Ad 'dress Committee.Named To Push Demands Audit Bureau ol Circulation! Subtcrlptlcn Ralei: Dally, delivered, per week HELP SOLVE DRY FARMERS' PROBLEMS in wav relaxing our elloris to secure the widest ciiension ol irrigation in Southern Alberta, the Herald would like to suggest thsl we (Special IP llt-ratjl "KDMOXTOS. Nov. de- ..niij for homo rule by tho cities and towns ct Albcru was voiced emphati- cally Ihls morning at the convention of the- Union of Alberls; Municipa when a rcsoluiion itilroiJuced Mayor D lities d b) Hardlb. ot here were-no men.doing so 10 ms Mr. .wason oy me ouvgiuimw. Iuiurie knowledge. Thoremay bo an. odd man cordance wllh trom Ihe r so In the way: of emergency work !oepartment of Otlawa tVnrn rncpa xMaj tn t rtl Inm' IhnrnulhlV IVOklCl and" Mayor II. C. ._ bejfln ones more to turn our attention I IMS discussed.. lo the problems of the dry Perhaps in our eagerness to solve the Dally, delivered, per week .....I .la Perhaps i. Dtlly, delivered, per year .....'.a0 irrigation question -wo have been in- Datly. by mail, per year ........5.00 Uf U1B11, Lrcl f cal .Weakly, by mall, per year oj- msll, per year t to stress overmuch the dry lajid [o U.S. 2.00 Dales of eiplrj or lutxcrlpllon ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ol papers after, expiration date ia tiur lo tbe aub- acrlctlon. farmers Iroubles. In some ot our arguments lor we may have gone almost so far as to say thai dry [arming In Southern Albetra was an Impossibility. That ol courso Is a greit 'mistake as bis been proven in CRANTING TEACHERS THEIR JUST It Is not at all surprising lo read that ibe teachers ot Alberta are en- deavoring through their alliince lo raise Ibe standard of salaries- and whether" or not we agree with the zntDimum of they have sel as tbe goal of their'-eltorts vce believe there are row but w.'ll asree thai tome general Increase is comlDg to the profession. Compared to the Increase In wages granted Lo skilled mechanics and others whose InlercsU are looked alter ty their unions, the teachers been reeeirlnf decidedly the worel of. ths bargain in the past five years They are in the noenTlablc position o tbe Collar 3Ien" TVDO formei the ot a tery iDicrestlnf art Icle In last week's Saturday Evening They are between the opper 'and the netber mill stones. do his or her I beat irork In the achool room Vheu coaidous of the fact that there; are domeaUc troubles at home due lo the ilate of a IlatleDcd family exchequer. There must be a balancing up ol the the past and as we ih a will liSely prove demanded.' The rtioluliou iu bc- -Insertion fit. an XeTcrlheless we have been losing sight to some extent of our duty lo help the dry tanner solve his prob- lems. They can be solved. They musl bo solved, for their are millions ol acres In Southern Alberta and ot the finest farming and In lie world which will pay enormous Tetnrns and help Iced the world i( we can but arrive at the prop- er methods of tilling It. We thought we hud solved the dry farmer's prob- lem when lie summerfallow method omnibus clause In Ihe cily charlero hat will absolutely give latitude lu evyins nnd collecting current laic and in governing Iho accordin to the will ot tbe people through thcl duly elected representatives." Vrorn Ihe discussion the entire cou venllon was unanimously in favor o more home rule for cities. Alderma H Adams, ol Calgary, however, sug gesled Ihni a belter way ot Bttainin the proposal ttian Ibe proposed "oran bus" was lo ask from Ihe the enactment ol a uniform act to cilies and Hie complete elimination o II city charters. Mr. Auaius pointe how Ihe British Xorlu AiueriL i defined the limits ol Ihe natiou nd provincial jurisdlcllon clear hat the provinces and nation bad ways acted bannoniously. In I ame manner there hail been prov clal legislation defining the respecti tights ot province and rural muni pilillcs anil ot but up lo t (ICKED UP IN ASSING roi Sir. Murpfcy: t do nol know. HI. Knowledge Tho neat witness was Mr. Living one, of Ilia Uilt fn rrsari to Ibe complaint at Ibera were men who were van- as over the eight hours, he eald thai hero were-no E'en, doing so to his CALGARY. NOT. iras registered on Monday at the vil- lage ol Delia against F. Hi Mison, ol that village, for hating failed to mako tio necessary Income lai returns lo the Inspector ol Uiallon for tbe pur- pose of Income tax. Information was sworn oat ajralnst Mr. Mason by the peclor In ne- A new C.1MI. slntlyn will bl) creel- ed at llarrlslou. Thoro Is a decrease at lU'ltt population ol Gall.. Gait assessment returns slow W Increase ol The anullpox opldenile lu Wood- stock Is on Iho lucrease. Gordon Taylor died a: the result lujurl.ea received ou bis falher's lo a keyboard, that operates them electricity. IteUll merchants tola the Board" Commerce In a couftreuce at Ihat Ihero was no profiteering nmonf Iheu. An Akron. O, owning a doien modern dvelllais, charges n month, the sanH price the Ipaanls paid years aco, and refuses to raise Ibe rent.. Blnllar homes brlue Iron ISO to ill nol to any exlenL In these case would bo recorded In tho book. It as not a L'l rcgardllo Juan producing 1S9 of coil: In two weeks, .working Ujhl hours i Mr. elded to follow Ihoroughly tbe policy ol seeing that delinquents In this re- spect are properjy punished. Underline act, delaull In furnishing Ihe Information naked Involves a poss- was universally adopled. But will soil drilling becoming vserlous men ace and with thB results of 1919 lo guldo us, wa must admit that some- thing more than snmmerfallow needed, tflal is it! Perhaps the very scarlty of feed lor iTesloct in Southern Alberla this vear points the way out ot Ihe dilfi- cully. Corn and sunflowers for silage and a silo on every lam would have made Southern Rlborta a considerably happier farming communily this year lhan it is at present Fodder crops suti as Ihese which late Ihe place o uiiu ireseut 110 act dtllning Ihe dltlere of cilies and province. This way what was needed. A Ions discussion followed this polnl. renreseutstives ot the towns showing thai ollhough they were un- der a provincial aci Ihe legislation was such' thai onerous dulles with very limiled privileges were imposed on them. The lown delegates were willing to support the cities con en- on tor home rule provided Ihe cltlc? npported Ihe towns lor more prlvi- eges in governing Uiemselves. To settle this question a committee was named to draw up such a program or Joint action and a personal appeal 0 the legislature. did ihat Ihls was quite possible. The line for holsllng was from 7.30 a 330 and even It there were any who remained for emergency work. he men wero nil gone at 10 minutes o four' There were no complaints aa men being kepi walling at. tho lolsls. The: Electric [n Ihe matter ot tbo. electric lamps. Mr. Llvlngstbno that tho Gait Mines were tie pioneers In tntroduc lug this light, which was now gen erally tho ot the prov inco. The 'lamps were not tree bul tbu men paid -one' per cent of earnings. so that th The question ol electric lamps was broue'ht up by the witness. He re- ferred lo the facl that the men were using these under arrangement with tbe company In preference to the old sately lamp ami Ihat for the use they were paying one per cent of Iho gross earnings. He contended that 11 was time that these electric lamps should he regarded as safely lamps and thai the miners should have Ihem freo. Mr. McXelll: Under the old regime, were not the men to provide their open lamps and carbides, now.- you want Iho company to supply them. In reply to Mr. Laughran, witness said that he was noi aware that In all the mines on the Crow's Nest, with Ihe exception ot one, the eleclrlc lamp was regarded as a salety lamp. Short Weight J. Murphy, who said ho was librar- ian of Ihe miners' library, mentioned that, though he did not Intend to throw any-'reflectlon on the company, the coal supplied tho miners was -short In velgLt, the same he said inpliccl lo the coal to other, customers. This was tested In Ihat Ihe weights on the company's scales were not tho eamc as Ihose on the city scales when Ihe coal was atlerwards weighed there. The (camslers he aalil liacl so way of seeing Ihe beam when the coal was weighed. stono said that .Ihe present method i was sallstaclory If the men enlered Into the spirit of It There was plenty ammu" of machinery' l6cprevenl strikes. In the last strike the' irien were dictated lo and did'nol think for themselves. The Weigh Scalet Mr. Livingstone strongly disputed lhe: ilatement Ihat the scales gave sho'rtweighi: Tjhey had .every reason to be more'correct lhan 'Ihe city In that they were Inspected twice tb the of the city scales. They were lested both by the govern- ment and Ihe C. P. n. Inspector. There bar! been no complaints as to weight- Two tickets were always, made show Ing the weight' of the coal, one o( these was handed to the teamster Very often they'did not take tbli away. The clly scales were placed In while the No. 6 was placed In 1917 and was therefore comparatively new The rule was trial Ine scales should bs tested twice a wnek- With Iho ex- cepllon ol one occasion, when there was a shortage ot 50 pounds In two tons, occasioned by tho running out ot tho pea coal, ho had never found the scales wrong. Government Control In resnett to government control nt luuj, his seat on bench in Ihe house ot ommons today. i Sceley explained he had re- igned" his post because ol dissotls- aclion o'ver Ihe dual conlrol ol the, air force, which he declared Involved and Inefficiency. No personal question, he said, had arisen. Girls! Your hair needs a little When r it becomes lifeless; Ihin-or loses its lustre; when ugly dandruff appears or yoiir liair falls out, i 35-cent boille of delightful, dependable "Dandertnc" from any store, will save your hair, also double It's beauty. You can have nice, thicV hair, too. I. Iteforn we see what hajv 'GREATER ORGANIZATION FOR RELIEF NEEDED Alberta had as much '.real Tinier already this season as .during the whole wlnler ieason of '1911-19. And the pros.pecl Is lhal we [will a continuation of the Iweaiber ol She pasl Ihree weeks 1 throughout Ihe wlnler manias. Itarilng on Ihia premise US Herald believes thai both tho gorern- neDl and the people of Southern Al- ej-j wen Know mat pmai. mej sbonld lako more seriously thuja oay'n work It WHAT SOME OTHKn o( relief tor Iho needy. The j WORKRTt PHODUCBS IN A DAY." Women's Civic Club here Is doing 1 That's worth remembering. .noblo work In endeavoring lo meal You r.ecd a check- We need an honest It Is the scale that A nolcrl labor expert writing In tho Typographical Journal saya: "Work-........... er's well know that'what they get lor inspected. Mr. McNelll; weigher. Mr. Murphy: man. Jlr. Peacock: Is crooked. t Mr. Murphy went on lo say that ho was sure Ihat Ihe mine superintendent would rectify matters It they were brought lo his notice anrl thot a dcpn- tallon was walling on him lhal aflor- noon. He had no reason lo Ihink thai ihe company Had any Intention to give short weight. Mr. JlcN'cllI: Have the srales been mines. Mr. Livingston said he believ- ed in government regulation but not absolute control. To Mr. Smlllen's question as to whether It was not. a waste of natural resources In men be- ing allowed lo start a mine and Iben abandon It, he said that Ihls nependet on circumstances. No one should be allowed lo do Ibis Indiscriminately, hu Ihero were times, owing to lack o capllal or other things, lhal operal lona ot mines hail to cease. Compenutlon Act Qncstloni puked as lo working ot Ihe Compensation Ar-.t ellcltwl re- rlles that II was satisfactory. Mr. Livingstone slated lhal If Ihero was any Iroublo II was caused Ihrouj-h miners falling lo report minor Injuries as soon as Incy happened and before, leaving the mine. SPAIN SENDS TROOPS TO NORTHERN AFRICA MADRID, Nov. govern- ment has sent Irpm Iho Canary Is- lands additional forces to Ihe relief of the Iroops at Cabojnby, on Ihe north- west coast of Africa, which Is threat- ened owing to lighting between the friendly and unfriendly tribes In that region. appeals lor clothing and shoes, they aro being swamped. Their machinery and (unda are 'loo limited lo work. .The Htrald noles Ibal In Saakatchf V wan the Clraln a.rowen' orjaniiallons to 'meet the'necd'so Erery loiai; i J ei- Ibe relief centre lor Ihe dlitrict. Id our opinion Ihe Ualted1 of locals could under- lain ao riiore [mportanl work nt Ibis .lime, We would'like to suggest tou lhal tue Red Cross orjanlM.lions, which to allevlale the condition which did luch wonderful .work during IM threatens to cost Spulhern Alberta aUv Is and help. Surely relief inany. thousands winter. Admiral Jclltcoo Is now In Canaila to adflso as to Iho beat naval policy tor tho Dominion. No doubt Iho Tor- onto Telegram will cease printing Ineadnaught arguments In capital letters until Ihe admiral makes his re- port, Tbe stock feed slluatlrm Is serious though llnblc lo ciasgerallon. II docs no'good lo'cxagEerale. llul as well If Iho Minorities grasped Iho ellnallon without any allempt lo inlnlmlfo nnd matlo a prompt utfort Lightning Hitch HOCKEY BOOTS Men's Mule................... Boys' These Shoes are lhe best Ihat can be- had lor the.raoney, and the supply Is limited, del In early. W. J. NELSON Co. Sherlock Buildinf "0 dear, 1 do wisK fatKer would buy me some nore Yicioiy Bonds SPACE CONTRIBUTED BY THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, ;