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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD 15, 192Q Proprietors and PubJUhert -----THE LETHBSIDOE HERALD MINTING COMPANY, LIMtTED 6tH Street South, A. liUCUAXiX ent, and >Eanagiiig Director JOHN TORKAXCE -Business Manager "Auait Bureau of Circulations Subscript Jon Rates: Dally, delivered, Dally, jnafl, year___....... Dally, l.j- mall for months....... by mall.-3 V.'eeVJy, by. mall. per year......... weekly, by mail, per year to U.S.i DEVELOPING SECTIONALISM AND NOT NATIONALISM The Edmonton Builelin interprets tbe strong declarations of Messrs. Meiglwn and Calder of c high during tbsir Hour through tho west, where low tariff sentiment Is so strong, .aa evidence that their "west- ern speeches have been made east- ern consumption, and will no doubt have the effect of securing tho whole- hearted support of the eastern nianu- Ihc-y liaro adhered to hare hat] a trial in tho working, and to their minds have faiied. Not so with Mr, Calder. Speaking at Saskatoon, on Novem- ber )2th last, In tho political tour he is engaged In with, tha Prime Minister. Mr. Calder made .this extraordinary confession, as he Is reported, "I be> iaid, "more or less of a parrot just as other peoplo are parrots. I got up in our Legislature and advocated free Do You Know? feriilizers, when I didn't know the SrSt tuiua SuOiit it, aSd lorly ucit tO t. members knew no more." Alas! for Mr. Calder: How havo Ihe mighty TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. ..What does the phrase "Between Scvlla and Charybdis" convey t What did the first Stars and Stripes of the V. S. consist ofT 3. What was tho device of the Bag that preceded U? 4. What is the largest statue ever luauo UCAi tO thd fatuuub CvluSSOS AYfien was (he word fallen! ,1s this what the public Is to be told by man who in tho position he has enjoyed in Ihe confidence of thoso who hare been supporting him that he kuow not what he was talking of when he.w.as advocating a certain policy. Are we to divine from this confession that our politidatis are so many parrots, speaking to and advo- cating policies of which they know nothing? It Is a poor tribute to .Mr. 'Catder and to those whom he to place. In the same aviary in which he was once confined. Are we to believe Introduced into Ihe Isn 6. Wb.ul is the "Sei-bluo bird of March? lactnrer to the new National Liberal that tbe parrct' now that he is and Conservative party under its pres-l nuUcr th8 eat leadership H caniiot be a pleas-fof lu is compared to Ing though it may be h-as Wecies of dence of couraga or of political sagac- :blrd- Can we not rather In- fer that a parrot.Is a parrot and like this ancient bird is only loo prone lo two essentially western men to advocate.before western audiences a policy that in the nature of things Is a'satnst the interests of the west. It fair criticism lo say that neither speaker appeared at Ills best." Perhaps that.Tas the reason." It .would seem that the Bulletin's the situation Is quiie close to 'Travcllina Premier and his of tho aSontreal Gazette, Ivpical high farlff uewspape'f. 'In a dispatch sent from Lethbridge he tries to arouse suspicion lows Mr. Dewarl, flainis a monopoly I of party regularity, and recogJiitloa: from Federal'headquarters as the ficiul guardian of LiK-ralism in the' Province: Another clement of con- fusion is added by ihu anti-prohibi- tion sentiment of Mr. Dewart aud several prominent Liberal members, of who rfprcttat "wet" but on this Issue cer- tainly do liot represent the majority of the'Uberal electors, particularly In rural Ontario..-. I'roainitloa Is u bond .of .union between the Liberal rant and file and tho L'uiied Faruiers, and because-of their iitiinity on this and other questions they are drawing together in a way tbat must SQOU leave Mr. Dewart in u poEiiioa of in- SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is the Widow bird? 2. What month was named after milking by the Anglo-Saxons? 5. What are "Troops of the 4. What was tbo sweating sltS- ,esa? v 5. To what time do surnames date back? 6. What is the origin of tolerable Tic sion of the Legislature, which opens In grobabljr put its seal On the of- tho- Govern- ment :and Iho Liberal fcroup led by .Major Tolmle. The reaction .uiwn Federal politics Us bound te create difficultiesifor Kins in too rural sections of ihe 'Province. Conservatives Troubles Tho Conservative party also lias 1. A ANSWERS corruption'- bird. So called from tbe country of AVhydaw in West Africa 6f which it is a native, 2. Tho month of May was called Triruilki. because in that they began to milk their ktue three times a day. 3. All numbered infantry or march- ing regiments except the Footguards. 4. A plague- which appeared in Eng- laud about a century ajjd a halt after learn the languase which far the timo lao Black Death In 1485. It was a vlo In the; eastern mind by" suggesting that rols' the low .tariff movement ia inspired by being has been dinued into its ears. The parrot at Ottawa may have a new vocabulary to what it had learnt at Reghia, but it cannot but be the same bird still. "Can Mr. Calder blaaio any- body if.it is believed that the parrot, In keeping with Its nature, is still ut- tering what it has been taught to utterly owner. It is a sad reflcelion'.'ns laid down In ihe experi- ence of Mr.'Calder, that our stutcs- and politicians are so many par- ent inflammatory fever, 5. To tho latter part of the tenth century. V 6. As the dominions of the Duke of Saxony were boiinded In-part by ,in France, one of the early dukes hit Up- Gmcrumont. aud on the device of a coat, side and white the other. When he wished o be thought in .the French interest. le wore the white otherwise he outside color was blue. v "agrariau American The pur- pbie'pf'such a reference Is quita clear. The correspondent wants -iV arouse eastern .prejudice against tariff xnovement by creating the impression that it Is beirg directed: by-; former American citizens corflspond- tha la necessity of a national' oiitloqk, but the whole trend, of lils .article is L to develop! sectionalism rather than na- he wants to set .the east against the west; the' native Itbrri Can- against the former American citizen; -and the against the fann'er. In attempting to do. this he makes "misrepresenlatipns. Those who are, acquainted movement .througbout the west mifst t the farmers' movement are return- ng to plague him. Perhaps the Free Press has already! published- Premier Drury's angry, retort II, is, the first lime since he has taken 'office that he ias impinged. 'on Federal': affairs or said anything that could Irritate party sensibilities. He has been apparently studious heretofore "not forgive Con- servatives an opportunity to throw his poetical past In his face. The Con- servative press, which has frequently I reminded him that lie was an anti-j Unionist candidate-in tho-last Federal: election and took the platform for the reciprocity agreement in 1911, will probably .'pry. that dropped his that old 'liberal and not the new United -Partner who censures a and .UnitefcFarmers- .The incident Is. one illus- trating the illogicality "of the division between the Liberal party." and the United Farmers. til both the. Provin- cial and Federal result in Ontario is an equally iYiipnsistent alliance between the' United 'Farmers and the Independent Labor-party for tho purpose of carrying Gov- ernment. On which transcends every other Provincial issue, tho Farmer and groups are farther apart than arc'lhe' -Farm- ers and the Liberals, or even, tha Farmers and the Conservatives. In Federal politics it is. Idle to 'pretend that there can. he effective co-opera- tion between the 'Farmers and the Laboritea in In tho Federal constituency 'which In- cludes; the' city ofmranltird and a rural section of the'icduhty of Bunt tho local of 'the1 U.F.O. de- clined to 'support'; the: candidate of the Independent-Labor party, Mayor McBride, of is an design of appropriating the timber on the land: The system of checking the, amounts of.limber cut by.'the companies IE shown ta have been worse than wasteful, and not. alto- gether to the. inordinate profits of some-lumber concerns... Mr. Ferguson Challenges Commission i Mr. Ferguson, who has been giving' testimony for, the past two days be- fore the Commission, denied all al- legations favoritism said his depart- ment to 'depend upon the average honesty of Its employees. Ho avowed protectionist." The trouble Is, thinks the Kincar- dine 'Review, that Americana cannot accept the new President with reserva- tions. If Mr. Calder ia hitherto known as "Pretty he has himself to thank for the iisitre after his confession at Saskatcion. Alluding to the Oliver Government in an address at Cranbrook, Opposi- tion Leader Bowser asked the people to Judge them by their record. It Is Ilkeiy that tho will do moro judging of the record of Jlr. Dowser when he had the reins of power. t by the belief In tarlit principles which at'pne. time were to him a gospel of s failb. There are times -wherein the "best ot us may come to error's of our polltica faith, but here at least -vye have seme thing' whereby our present conducl tnaj'-be. extenuated, and Eomethlng with which Ve may at least satisfy 6uf, own conscience, 'even 'If does 'not esactly sat- isfy, thoso to Tvhum it Is glyen. We have seen changes. of opinloh In groal in regard lo opinions thc-y but those ot least carry convictfous in that tho policies Easlern newspaper reporters who coine lo the West, more nftcn than not, get a'1 superficial, 'and thereby In- correct, Impresaidn. It was. not so long ago that a reporter fresh from Toronto took a "facetious .remark ..in regard (o mustard seriously when re- porting the proceedings of the banquet tendered lo the easlern manufacturers on their visit to Lcttinridgc. Referring ,lo tbo colors that garnished tbo ban- Qiiet lable, he mentioned In all serious- iioss that they represented tho lead- Ing products of tills country, wheat, coal, and mustard. He went away from the banquet with the full convic- tion that we make our coffee here from tumbling mustard, report other .candidate .Mr. McBrido a that soon- er the Labor party ''realizes .hat it is being used by; the U.F.O. nachine to give that con- .rol of the Federal better: ii Urantford, Pcterboro and Sti Cath- arines, the U.-F.O. Labor, and 1 hopo Labor will get Its eyes opened." The Federal Outlook- In several mixed constituencies, these, differences have not come to the surface, and Joint Farmer-Labor conventions have chosen" candidates, with apparent unanimity, but', it Is Impossible to foresee whether the al- liance will stand tho an el- ection campaign in which a special appeal will be made to the Industrial workers their jobs" by vot- ing protection as usual., i Equally. In.' calculable ire the prosp'ects of tlie Liberal party. Keen Interest 19 being taken in the East Elgin bye-election as a test of Mr. Jlelghen's new lac- lies In attempting to frighten Conser- vative farmers out of the ranks of the U.P.O. by pinning a llolesfievlst label to that organization, rind of the extent lo which Liberals can hold their own in. a thiee-cornered con- test. It It regarded as ft shrewd stroke on the fiovcrnmonl's part lo have persuaded a prominent farmer. The Liberal nominee, Mr. W. 0. Ch.irlton, will be the only townnman and cattle-dealer" to carry Kg .'colors, in tho field, and lie hap. jiol even tho advantage of living' In the 'consti- tuency. In 1917, when ho was a resi- .polled votes against 2.591 by his -Crinservatlvo' opponent, Ihe littc Mr. 'Marshall. Tlie U.F.O. candidate, Mr. McDcrniid, 'has been canvassing for weeks and there. Is some curiosity as to whether hs Will liavo (he platform support of mem- bers of the Provincial Government. Old Parties Disorganized Provlnclally, bolli of the old parly organizations are much In need of repair. The Liberal members .of the defended "the granting of permits .without competition ot Ihe ground Ih'at the highest bidders were not the most men, aud that conservation of timber was more im- portant than 'revenue. He admitted that he had, acted regardless of tbe regulations. "By what asked Mr. Justice liddell, qne of< the Commissioners.- "I think that'as tbe responsible lead of tlie department I had the right to deal with these things as raj judgment dictated." Mr. Ferguson re- jlied. He assured an aggressive at- titude and declaredjthat upon ethical grounds- neither ,5Ir. .justice 'Riddell, a-former tustico Latchfnrd as, a member of a former. Liberal, government ..in tario, bad the. riglit to sit in judgment an him. He complained because the inquiry had been limited .to a period within Ihe.lifef of a Conservative ad- ministration. y[ the Commission-replied .to Mr. Ferguson, denying his had been rrejudgment 'in. any of theii comment's on the evidence and de- fending their right -lo undertake :the inquiry. No Ono Big Uniop Sentiment The withdrawal of -many, electrical workers of Toronto from the inter- national union is prompt- ed by One Big Union" propaganda. Tho seceders disclaim- any extremist Ideas, and contend that they were in: fluenced mainly by financial motives, the outgo of dues to the "United.Stoics having greally exceeded any-benefits derived from international affiliation. Among the packing house employees, ft movement for severing interna- tional ties is on foot, for the same reason. lint there is-nb'slgu what- ever that tho One flig Union is" gam- ine adherents in this Province. The Toronto Trades and Labor Council, which occasionally passes exlrcme resolutions, has ceassd to bcr repre- sentative of tho trades unlons'of tbe city, many of which: have "ceased to send delegates ot In tho Winnipeg free Press. Prefers Political Post Service A. E, Moore, M.li.A., who is a mem- ber of Manitoba Legislature for Spriugiield, announced this week that he had left his position .with the Canadian National Railway, when or- dered last week to make his. choice between his employment and his po- litical -post. No serious point would havo to be de- hated, -He'd by banding out a daily smile.. No it aggie'would be jpresent'tb deteat him, To thwart his purpose or to spoil his iun; No house-pet of big Interests could beat him If George were coaxed to run. But-if some' man who has been profit- eering Came forth nnd handed all the mil- lions back, Imagine the commotion and the cheer V-- ing'; He'd outrun all the others on the track. The Woods, the Lowdens and the Mc; XAdobdles Would .all be through the moment they began; ibed the Cosmopolitan hotel on thi He'd make them look like ninnies aud E'ght of Thanksgiving, bo dropped ant Blair-more Enterprise Expresses Strong Indignation at the Action Taken DLAIRMORE, Nov. Enter prise says: Word has just reached. Blalrmore that the attorney-general of tho pro vlnce has ordered that the" case against one Frank Delaney, who de linerately held iip tho clerk and rob like But-where is such a Ch'bsefi.as'Alberta's Representa- tive for 1921 at Oxford that no further prbceedings In the case be taken. Deliihey, it will be remembered was not carrying out the 'duties' o his office as a when, he in cold blood entered the office of the Cosmopolitan hotel and 'drew a gin on the clerk who was peacefully per forming his duties, and time at- the same PICKEDUP IN PASSING FOB THE BUSY.MAN The Ute Z. A. Lash, K.C., of Toroa- o, left aa estate of Dr. John Grant, for 33 years a phy. rlelan at Woodvilla. Oat. U deaij. Dr. R. C. McCorklll, of Que., Is dead. Alex. Stephen, ei-mayor a i dead.. Edgar Judge, veteran gfaiu "oroke< of Monlroiil, is dead. Dr. H. G. A. Cooke, fonaer reeve ot; Niagara Falls, OnL, is dead. Mayor Brown, or Medicine Hut, will not seek re-election. According to the U. S. cenBUE, Alas- ka's population, has dropped to El, H. J. Pearson, y.M.OJL: secretary, Paris, Is entering the" Anglican- minis- The Montreal Star understands thai :he price of newsprint may.be fixed at a ton for 1921. _ Transportation oMiQuor across- the border In Spokane International rail' road trains has been' Rev. J. H. McBain, of. been asked to becoaie pastor of tho Methodist caurch at Oshawa. Tlie late Thos. 'Long, oi imd "anr es- tate of over JUOO.MD. Kepresenlative Hull, of Tennessee, Democrat, after being in congress sey- eu terms, w Mean. as defeated by a Repub- Capt. Fbrmby, a well .knovfn .'elec- trical engineer of Prince Rupert, has been selected by Conservatives of: the northern centre to T. Duff Pattulllo. Rev. Hugh Cairas, superannuated Methodist minister, formerly tho Montreal at Sasku- tobn. J. ,F. Cairns, ihe Saskatbon mei-chint prince, son; Chester-. mated mining engineer, ihd for manyryears In charge at th'e Gnggenhelii. ;Daw- son, Arizona and California, died at Da'wson City.- TBe Irish home rule bill'passed the house of commons-on. Its'third read' ing Thursday night after" a.motipn of rejection of the measure proposed by .i_--l------ time -making libellous I wm 0: "Ad'amson, the oppqslllon lea using, language" that only' tlie lowest er, had been, defeated by 183 to 52; und vilest could be guilty of.' Delaney Vas .employed as-'a spot- ter 'in the.enforcqrnent of. tho pro- visions of tho' his EDMONTON, Ivov. rommittee of selection for Alberta Ithodes'-scholafships met at Government House to consider the ap- plications ot candidates for the 1921 scholarships. The committee .'Is and Bntlsh Columbia, and posed of the following: His Honor, the !thc M'pressnted was such as to moro than warrant the judges action actions .were'not those of.'a sane or responsible In. the inter- ests of law and order and ifor public protection it was. ncceccary to. .lay a charge of. holdup- and robbery acalnst him, and in .'a legally consti- tuted court ovldenco to prove the charges' was submitted by about a dozen respectable' citizens of this NO COAL DEPOSITS AT- SHELBOURNE TORONTO, is no coal deposit in Shelbourno, Ontario, according to I'rofcssftr.A. V. Coloman, professor geology, of To- I'onto, In nn interview in a Toronto paper.' "The existence of coal deposits In that vicinity ia a geological Impos- tiio professor :ls qiioted as saying. "If the sub'stanee" found Is real coal, been salted, consciously or uncou'acioubiy." Police Ofncer iVJurdered By Desperado Leiutenunt-Governor of Alberta, chair- man; tho Honorable Horace Harvey, chief justice; the Honorable George P. Smith, minister of education; the honorable Mr. Justice Stuart, chan- cellor; Dr. H. M. Tory, president of the University, and Prof. A. L. Burt, of the University. 'fhe committee was much pleased with tho number of candidates and the excellence of their qualifications, and after long and careful deliberations awarded the scholarship to Mr. George V. Ferguson, an nnder-grad- uale at the University of Alberta. Mr. Ferguson' Is a son of the Rev. J. T. Ferguson, D.D., of Calgary, He was born in Scotland but during child- hood removed withi -his parents to Canada all his high school nnd university education was obtained.. After the completion .of his preparatory work at Western Canada College, Calgary, ho entered thn Uni- versity of Alberta in September, lufo. Early in the following year he enlist- ed with the 180th (Western Universi- ties) Battalion, and rende.rcd distin- guished service overseas with the 1st C.M.H.'s. He vras later attached to the Intelligence Branch Headquarters Canadaian Corps, Franco. At the close of the war he returned to Albcrla nml resumed his work in the University of Albcrla in October, 1919. Notwithstanding the' distracting break in his course due to overseas service ho hns maintained an excel- lent standing In .his academic work. He has taken a prominent part In triany student activities, and is.at tlio present-- the Editor-in-Chief of the Oalevr-ay, tuc undcr-graduate period ical, the standard of which he Is doing much to improve. Mr. Fcrsuson'n career at Oiford will in remanding Delnney for trial. De- lahey was remanded for trial, and now the in a kaiser capacity has-willed would-be criminal ha .set free. As we have previously intimated, there is no necessity for_a band of plain clothes spies to.detect tho pres- ence of and trnfllc in liciuor when a stupid mule can enter the wide-open door and without money and without price obtain a drink. I! our resident police have not the powers or are not a position to.enforce the Liquor Act, or if their duties do not call for tho maintenance of law and order and the suppression nf crime, then there is need for police reform. At tho present-time-.tlie foremost tion. with' the '.different poltco, factions is how to avoid treading upon the Dr. Robert K. for many years a medical practitioner, in St.; Stephen, N. B., is dead, ile'.was the eldest sb'h of the Rev. John "Ross, who was he flrst pastor of St. Johirs 'Pre'sby- .erian church, S; Amass meetingwfll be held In AVIu- nlpeg early In which Hon. E. C. Drury, premlef'of Ontario, and Hoii. T. A. Cr'erw, leader of the 'armers of the speak port of tho new national policy. TRYING TO GET MORE MEN INTO MINISTRY other's territory. Tho liberation of Delaney from bo followed with much Interest by faculty nnd students ot the" University of have overy confidence I10 that the reputation of Ills university nnd his province will uot suffer nt his hands. tho charge preferred against him on thla occasion will no doubt-have Its toiling effect at some future, date, for if an employee of tho attorney-general feels that his action will be defended by his employer, ho need, not stop at the mere threat to shoot. Anyone resident in the Crow's Nest Pass .and knowing conditions cannot but regard the recent'cleanup raids ai a real fiasco.. In Uui r.rst place, the question may reasonably be asked: '.'Why for. It Is a known fact that Home of the mosl open tjootieg joints throughout the district.wero kept a( a safe dis lance from the raiders. Another ques- tion nsked Is: "Why ficqitit a party who hss been, convicted on ,thc evi- dence of spotters.'to offset ihe pos- nibillly of a criminal charge of per- jury being laid figninst the This has been done: Delaney was lo (Special to the Herald) FBRNIB, Nov. Rev. Dr. Hall, of Westminster Vancouver, is a Fernie visitor week-end and addressed the large bible, class In tho United .Church morning, and will take tbo pulpit tonight. Dr. Hall Is an Intimate friend of Rev. W. F. Burns, and is. returning to Vancouver after an extended visit to fifteen or twenty Americau'colleges and universities in life United States in the interest ot ,the movement, to Increase'tha number, of candidates for the ministry. Dr. Hall reports a ahprtaee. of 'min- isters, which is as.'serious in the States as it Is In Canada, and the organized effort being..made, is to remedy this 'lack Of' ministers to do the work which Is increasing ST rapid- ly in all parts of tbo H7orld for Chrlb- tian work. "Farmers around Kingston are suf- fering from daring raids of poultry thieves, f.ice a charge of perjury with suflic- convict. Legislature are divided Into two I Alexander MoCiirrty, provincial po- groups, each with its own leader. Ono I lice officer, wlio was shot and killed group has announced Its Intention a gnnrnan. a boot- giving tho CJovnrnmcnt an .Independ- lessor's hilling placd lu Winnipeg, pnt support, which iol- iant Wednesday night, ItETURIS'EI) MEN JOHLESS AT TORONTO TORONTO, Nov. thous- and returned, soldicra in Toronto are out of work, an estimate on Saturday by J. V. Conroy, district secretary of the O.W.V.A.i a larpe pro- portion of Ihe unemployed being mar- ried men with families, Mr. J. V. Conroy said thcrs was a considerable amount of 'distress al- ready and Ihe outlook fi the winter was dark, as probably tlio number out of employment would, bo greatly added to before Ibo winter was over. MINERS RETURN TO WORK KUirOSKI.S, Nov. In Ihe Ctiarlerol district, who havo boon on strike for tnoro week will re- turn lo work today. ANTI-CHRISTIAN MOB liREAK UP S. JUBILEE GATHERING AT TOKIO TOKYO, Nov. Anti-Christian mobs twlco broke up Salvation Army jubilee celebrations, here yesterday. Gangs of sludentj dispersed an open air fcatherinK, while a mob Invaded an indoor meeting, tore down the decora- tions and silenced tho.speakers. Of- ficlJila of tho Kalvnllon Army declare Ihey believe tho disturbances were fo- mealed by lludilhlsts. DEMONSTRATIONS ITALY LONDON, Nov. (.'cmonitratlonc against Italian re- nunciations In Dalmatla have tak- en place at Zara and Sebanlco, according to a Rome dispatch to the Central which credits the report of thejdea Naironalc. THE PIANO TOR YOU Becaiiso It' lasts.x'ilfeil'rno', anil glve'a 'perfect always is a MASON RISCH There's a size and style for every purpose. Sold on easy torma at "Fac- tory lo Home" prices. Ask for Slylo Catalogue. Balmoral Block "The Home of ;