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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDCE DAILY 1920 s f and Publishers F. ,THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD J- PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED IN Street South. UlthSrtlJst, Albtrll W. A. BUCHANAN _: President and Director JOHN' TORHANCS i 'U.. Business Manager _, Do You Know? Member Audit llutvau of Circulations Subscription Rates: Daily, dtUreretl. jx-r Uailv, mail, per S.W Ualiy. i.j- mail for 6 motitlis........ Dally by mall. S months........... Weekly, by mall, per year.......... 1 5J by mall.- year to U.S... XiJ'J TOOAY'S QUESTIONS What medal iu IVjuce is ciiuiv- alent to. the Victoria Crosrj? Z. What is the largest of the ser- pent tribe! 3. What fish has the appearance of having tour eyes? s.. un 5: toi'.ntry fa leather nion used. in the day? C. What Is tho MONDAY'S QUESTIONS does the phrase "Between NY as Instituted There on Sunday Assemblage and JIany Visitors THE PRICKING OF THE SUGAR BUBBLE. The tumble" iu the price of sugar day not be generally understood, bul sugar It 's the simo old sidy connected with real estate booms. The boom has simply burst, and that (s the explanation as to why tho price of sugar is now In the slato it is. As .a of the sag in the inark-t tho International Bank of Cuba lias 'suspended payment, and a fifty days' moratorium iia's been declared In the island. Speculation in sugar was rife when raw siiBir rose from 4 cents lo 23 cents. The drop to T cents Uas left Eome of the banSs with Joans on sugar and cane lands at high figures, which, It is been ualed by extensive" withdrawals Of de- yonta from brinks in tha island. the Cubau sugar cane crop of, 1920 began to bo harvested in f ho early months of this year iv was found that the canes were not so rich in juice as bad been expected, and the estimates of the return of the crop In 'sugar Tvere reduced from tons to about tons! About the same time the new prohibition law bft. came operative in the United States, it was universally expected'that 1 the'consumption of sngnr in that cpuuv try'.would very largely good authorilies estimating the able Increase at as niucli as tons per annum. .These two considerations, comhto fed with the fact that the world's total production of sugar for the estimated af approximately: tons, as against tons in pre-war years, caused excitement, that rapidly developed into panic, on the'sugar markets of the United States. In September, "granulated; sugar "sold at 9o per lb., duty paid, ex refineries'; and Cubaf 1. Scylla anil convey? 1 did the first Sure aud Stripes of the U. S. consist of? 8. What was the device of the nag that preceded It? 4. What Is Ihe largest statue over. ciude next to the famous Colossos of Rhodes? When was the word "starvation" -Jucert into the language! 6- Went Is' the "Ses-blue bird of March? r "ANSWERS 1. Between two difficulties. Scylla is a rock, and Cbarybdis a whirlpool between Italy tod Sicily. In seeking to'avoid one .there was the danger of inarhere iteering into the other, 2. .The. first flag tof the U. S. rais- ed by Washington, consisted of tbir- cc-n stripes red and B blue .canton emblazoned vith' the' crosses 'of St. George and a coiled rattle- snake: wllli thirteen rattles, and the nibitb.''Don't tread on me." -4.; of Bavaria, erect- id, by .-Louis I, King of Bavaria. 5.-'.In on an American debate He.riry, _buridas, first Lord Melville, T.-hoieazTied' for himself' by EO doing "starvallon Dundas." The wheatear, not .the klnsGsh- augar at and freight to U. S. _At'antic; ports. In Id ay, 1520, the same augars were selling at 25.50o and 22.Me respectively, as com- 'pared with 3c and 2c before the war." The affect-of this was .twofold, la the first place, the high price of sugar iiVthe United States checked conEUmp tlon so that It as It this year's consumption In that1 country, will uot be larger tian 'was last year's. Secondly, the high prices attracted sugar to.the United StateB from all parts of the world; the East denuded Itself, pr'STerrlng to .-consume less in order to pocket the high prices paid by the Americans. In addition to these two points, tho Cuban crop noj? promises to yield more than was ex- For many years before the war Cuba was accustomed to a price range of to 17 a bag (325 pounds) of Bugar, or a trifle over Iwo cents a pound for raws; one year saw the av- erage a little under two cents. made two successive sales of its crop in bulk to this tho Allies 4V6 and at 5i4 cents. A year ago last spring the confident hope In Ha- vana was for a minimum of six cents for tbe 1520 crop; a year ago August the Cubans offered to sell tho crop again at -cents.- Tho offer was never considered In Contributory causes to the fall in of sugar have been the restric- tion for some time during last autumn and winter cf ths domestic sugar ra lion la Great Britain to G at. tier head per week, thus reducing Iho consump tlon, and the purchase by the Koya Commission on the Sugar Supply o tho ,-Maurilins crop, which made il possible for the "country lo stand out of' the American and Cuban markets when they wero at a high level. The whole story.of sugar Is a huglenderson in responding to the toast to "Our congratulated the visitors and trusted that good fellowship engendered by such gath erings uould tend to alleviate the discontent which; had; grown oil t of the conditions which had followed the war. United plates. Immigration Officer, Hart, of Gateway, responded to the' ;6ast "To Our and'J. D. O'Connel, Past State Deputy of Vic- toria, spoke of 'knighthood T 3 Scanlan, of Nelson responded-to Ihd toast to .the ladies, .and Mr. Ed. Heapby responded to the toast to STEPPING UPON THE TOES OF STEPFATHER C: Urn- bicy, (uriner; member at A. E. F., is a rvrnantic person. He was charged rtwntly with ctopliig with stepttauOht- er. Tho asseitsd Lem- bley prevlouily had run away with hls-itepmbthtr. Lembley. first eloped with his stepfeth'cr'i second wife, Mrs. W. H, Miller, according to Miller. Be- police say, ths returned to the Mllltr home and then eloped with Mrs.. Kilt of Wrs. Miller >y a previous marriage.' ETZIKOM'VETERANS GAVE More Truth Than Poetry By S. E. MASQUERADE BALL (From Oar Own Correspondent) ETZ1KOM. NQV. veteran's masquerade lull last Avnilsllce Kight, SI. in aM of the Etzl- kom branch o( the Cross Soclet) a success were present. -U Thirty .couples a while EVANESCENT ECSTACY proud she looks aud how glad since the Odd Fellows' hall held io nnn> people The KoreinnM Itand tunished the music. Mr.Harvoy Me Kenile and Sllss Roger- helped out The music vas splen did prices were awarded tc Mrs Bert Collier as Queen of for the best dressed Mrs D iiell Jenilna look Hie ladles _ Comic prize, Mr iiobort Gardiner a Satan took the gents' besu dressed lime and R R Paul as a clovn took the comic prize Somelhlug around was made a most enjoyabla lima and we ore sure! thev 11 want masuucfade ball airaln i Mrs West returred from were other Into which on other fingers that clasp There are traces yet of licr girlish grace; TrouWe cau liirdly disturb her dreams; II is good to at her lovely face! Aud see how eager her husband Is To obey and to give her cheer; Doubtless be fancies that luck In I wonder whose wife she was last year? Few.are the pleasures that she's de nied, He. Is gladly Efare of the priiie she claims; Envious dames who are grouped aside Cautiously, whispering, speak their 'names. Pearls hang low on her snowy breast, 'Her linted Pps form a Cupids She. Is of But- whoge. >yife was-she a year ago? Geq. Green a Djreelor of Newly Organized National Millers Association Nov. 1C.-AB a direct result of the: experiences gained through the.operation of the Canadiau cullers' committed, which was form- ed as an ajvhory board to the new uemobllizea Canadlati Wheat Board, prominent representatives of the Can- addlan milling industry laid the atlons for a: r-erinaneut organization, which Is to bo nation-wide in.Its scope, and will be kiiow'n aa the Can- adian National Millers' association. The headquarters will be in Montreal The directors of the associa- tion Delude -C.-E. Austin, Saskatoon Ueprge J. B. Hall, Vancouver, and R. 7. McCul lough, Sourla, Manitoba. EvahB, who was secre tary of the millets' commutes with headquarters at; Winnipeg, has been The Domdale school ha- (lobed foi I TUero'wero otu )prm anrt Xllsw Tinzr.rs, is takinK e" her OTCn. this term and Rose.ra is takinK j a school south of Foremost feel sorr) to fllss Rogers as she U such a splendid pianist Mr.: Paul Fetter lias returned home after spending tbe fall around Ma xrath. from been allayed. 'Mr. Hodg- son', stated, that personally lie would .for such an incovatiou as cpmpletely of Brit', istr'hialory. was Intended was, .the currltclumi- was .at the to pllahSm-it by. attention to the salient facts of ilritlih. 'history as supplementary lb Canadlih history and Canadian insti- tutions; It was felt that too ranch, time was Epent in the early Siilorj Wtiic-u tould bo'-.well left to be treated, in story" fashion in the junior, classes. This, we is a logical view. '.There has been in the education of! a too grsat inclination to well t'toovm Inn tely on the early hist- y' of England, such as the Anglo- ason-.and later period. So far as aclng the rise of democratic prin- pies, as- associated with our Em- knowledge of the periods serv- the purpose. But il cannot be said lere' IS much to be gained by a close .udy of the events of theso periods, uch.as the dates of the accessions, tcn of the early Saxon kings, the arious battles fought between the rulers in the Heptarchy, etc. Much of tits history Is more or less mythical, s with: tho exploded story of King Alfred and the cakes. A general out- Ine would serve of more value, and his will mean a new method of leadi- ng our history as it relates to our Empire progress. To eliminate British history ail toi icther from our public schools would je 'A serious mistake, and we are glad to know Ihnt Ibis Is not what was In- tended. ''Our .Guests." The banquet called for tho highest praise for the ladies who had it iii charge unde'r the direcllon', of Mrs. Herchmer, President of the Ladies' club and Mrs Klaupr, secretnrv The toast list was enlivened by a solo from Mr. Joseph Rlley which was encored anu he had to respond several limes before the feasters were satis fiecl. i TLe Rilcy brothers and Mr Mulligan sang a trio wMch also brou'ht forth rapturous applause .Besides' (hose "mentioned in tbe toast list there were present Mr. I.. H. Choquette, of Nelson; Mr. Bhrt Lc'ugc, of Vancouver, Rev. Father Murphy, of Cranbrook, Rev. Father Des Marais, of St, BUECne Mis'slon, J 0 Neil of Blair more, Mr Pedlcord ol Calgarj, J Sweeney, of Vancouver and many others all of whom went away carry- ing pleasant memories of an event which will stand as-one of the his Quito a few people wero ii Pondera forMhe masque ball Mr. B.. Small froin Prospy made a bufineEi tap in Etzlkom Thursday HANG5IAN t TO FRUIT UANGH MQXTREAb.iNov. Ellis Canadian government hangman, who has officiated in raanj c tics between the two coasts, has chucked up" his side line" ai an inspector ,at government liquor vendors here, and will return Co his fruit farm ranch at Golden, B C, after he has attended' toltne execution of a couple of death sentence- ea t next month Ellis declared that he was 'sick of the job which It seems, became1 uncomfortably uuteii customers dis- covered was the same Ellis who Londucle-j ajecent hanging at a nearby jail She'heard, her charms by another praised. Perhaps' he 'ponders- somewhere alone, Or perhaps he looks in'a fond, prqud way At another whose voice lie Is glad to hear, While people who pass tnern, nhisper ing say was the husband'she had 'What's'done is done, and the past is past, The rose that has bloomed shal bloom'no more, And'who shnll question or care, at last Or be1 appointed to keep the score They have made each other a lasting vow, And faith. Is the loveliest wortfthey But people may ask in a year, from now "Who was her husband a year ago? Ited lo become secretary of ew association. th N new police V. E. opsTTctiatt 9 int. i hour earlier thai formerly. C. S. Elliott, a farmer of KocUon, ear Hamilton, died (ram-a fall off osil of cornstalks. William Frederick' Hancock, onuerly constable with, the- H. N. W. I. P. at Blilrmore. has been appoint- ut of court, and that Hn.Cliaplia agreed not to uie the'name of Chap- in professionally i Judging by 'tie cost of conducting .he election in 1927 the coat of the recent1 plebiscite on liquor ion, taken in the four provinces lim- uUineouBly, .will be neighbor- hood of The 'provinces Tot- on the same day, were-Alberta, Saskatchewan, and :Nova Scotia. Is Appointed Managing Director of the BRIDGE PART OF GREAT HIGHWA TORONTO, Nov. l6.--The gran provincial highway, bridging the pr vince of'Ontario, between the State province of Quobe more near reality tbls when a concrete an J steel chridge, over the ;River Rouge, on the King- ston Road "a'short' distance from-this city, .was ope.heU .16. traffic by" Hon.'i raised the Duchess of Connaugnt't S C Biggs, minister of public works! Irish Canadian Rangers during the In' the': Driiry 'war, and toured Western Canada'.this got eminent fall Sir CampheU Stiuft' Montreal, and is 35 years of .age. Pernie1. periods In the histurv BRITISH HISTORY IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Thcje appears to bo some uiiBup' hension us to the trend of opinion ct pressed iii rcganl to the 'elimination of British history, from the pubHi school curriculum. Such a .court' would hardly havt uodii tvelcomo t' the Mg majority of parents wllh chilli ren of school age. To the general pub He, what appeared on the face of i an attempt (o boycott British histor in the public schools wag bound t lie warmly resented. it is inconceivable U> bclio're I ha it was the Intention of the" teachers .who wero gathered at tho conventfo In tho city last wock, exercls drastic, and what may eve MEIGHEN FAILS TO RECONCILE ROGERS PARTY There is something In environment after all. Jlr. Calder, when heckled, at Saskatoon, with the Question as to Iho constituency lie Intended to run In, replied that it might be Saskatoon. Possibly, the instinct of the parrot to which he allacled ran in the direction of saskatoons, berries which, no doubt, parrots In comihon with other birds nre fond of. Overtures for an 'armistice between the old parly and tho now and party have fallen through'. There are to' be 'no peace -no treaty. -The respective commanders, Hon. Robert' Rogers and Arthur each goes his .own each ap- parently holds his opinion of the oilier. Hon: liobert Rogers was in Toronto, for a few hours- last, prior to the departure for peg and the the Canadian Press'he Issued the statement which Is given for "more the rallying call to tra- ditional national policy, that ever gpy- c-i'hed the actions and Carlier.' v "Docs your statement tho Globe asked Mr. before his departure, "that a'rapprochement has been effected between yourself and Mr. Meiglien? Does it.meah'that ?Ir, Melghen has been successfuMn secur- ing Mr. Rogers as his first lieutenant''" The Westerner mhlied .broadly, "1 he "ucc-iarcd, 1'of Conacrvatlve parly, llie'party of Mac- donald .nnil (.'arller, that templed mixture of oil mid water, that The hunger strike of-Sinn Fein oners In Cork has been called oft' alter II has lasted 91 d'ays. The hunger strikers camo to the opinion that they wcr.t throueli enough io show Hint they were willing to die for Ireland, and they felt that now U was cute o! living for Ireland. Out consldc-rliiK the eiperlenc? oi the late Lord Mayor of Cork, these hunger-slrikliiK iinrk- S look an nwful chnnco, and Peg- gotlry Ireland might havo been'for- lorn, by' and liberal and mixture of Mcighens and Calders and Siftons anrl, 1 suppose. Tlourassas, If Ihcy can get them. There Is one Irlert and "proved way In which (o conduct political'nf- fairs properly lo direct nallonnl gov'- er nm en Ihnt la by Hie party system, in which responsibility Is re- cognized and tlie leaders are repre- sentative. You can't blow hot and cold. You can't trim-arid twist. V'oii must stand for something, stand squarely nnd stand stcarffasliy. Is. your i. Hon. Mr, lingers declined -.''nt tlic present limcj" lo further discuss-Ihd political KiUmMon. He had, ho eaid, lo hurry lo his Irain. lie has becri spending soino tiine In the east, prin- cipally In Toronto Slonlreal. ill THREE MONTHS FOR CARELESS DRIVER TOnONTO, Nov. months tlin jnll farm, wns the ao.ntence given to Joseph Stein, nn aiilomobile driver, whnsc CArclnasncss caused the rlcath of Charles Foster, n, in June last.- consultation business men and METHODISTS' COLLEGE PAYS BETTER SALARIES TOIIONTO. Nov. Salaries paid tho professors of Victoria (.Melhoillsl) College, arc the best of toilcge In CaundB, excrpllng Toronto Univers- ity, declared Chancellor Howies re- cently. The lowest paid to anyone on the man', said tho Chancellor, Is double per year. Tho salniy bill Ii years A Matter of Great Importance to People Who Own a Home! IF you earnest people who look home as Nature's nest and the most beautiful spot on earth, could for a moderate sura of inouey make'your home still brighter NO DOUBT YOU WOULD ACT I LISTEN I! 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