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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PACEFOUK THE LBi'HBRIDGE HERALD THUUSUAV, iNOVKMBKK 18, 1920 _' and THE LETHBRIDGO HERALD (PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED Iff Street South, Letftbrlcge, 5 A. r rres dent and Managing -Director JOHN TOlUUNCt: Manager i Uureau Subscription ptr bj mall, jwr l> mall tor 6 iiwuhs........' 4'tt b> S months t 2.6s ttfeklj Uv mail, per ear 16') by r-rf year to .U.S., 0-) COMING DOWN OF PRICES. patches, are that prices arc Doming "down. But if by these there is to be expected to be an avalanche in the des- cent ot prices, or what is commonly known as B "slashins'' of prices, the public who BO anticipate arc bound to experience a bitter disappointment, prices in some commodities havo; al- ready coma down, though riot to Sn apprcciahle extent, but tho whole downward trend has yet to be exper- ienced.-This, though bound to happen, though hot exactly to the pie-war level, Mil be a process of time. So lo ex- jiect an immediate reduction of prices would be a vam hope In the lima asarket tor the sale of commodities Uket to.adjust itself, _ .A cut-In prices of.a sadden nature will mean, K the present condition pi.ttUngs, something in thoiway iof a aurgicSJ operation where a blgrhahco is the life of the patient, and .whore the percentage ot probability Is thai he will succumb to the Operation restored. It 1s true in the orders to wholesale and manufacturing concerns for future de- livery there in a lowcrius la-prices to what havo beea accustomed to pre- vail, but It wtl! Take some time before Hhe'se goods go throngh the distribut- ing channels, abd are available for ilifttribulidb. This period lii by "HO means a definite one, and It-Is depend: on circumstances.' U rnjist 'be' remembe red tb al Yu erchanls ;at the present time are stocked up with goods bought atjiriess when Ihe market Was These liVrt In he sold be- fore anything in the way of re-stock-, .ing-lakbs place...To.expect an Irhmed- In prices would mean bink- ruplcy to many who have stocks "al- their-.shelves, and this Is something of linancial disaster which have ils tar reaching effects oj tto community as a.whole. In the mattor ut. distribution rf future it should bo re- manhered lhat the last place in tho .Dominion to .feel the effects of. low j prices Will be the West, in that It is to far removed from the industrial 'centres. The public would do well to take'into consideration all. the ele- ments that have lo brj contended with 'before there fs that approach lo com- paratively low prices. Low prices, as compared with those of Ihe r resent, arc.bonnd to Come, tht world Is inov- that way. expect them to arrive like a snowstorm, all of a sud- den, would he foolish. The Accept Would olESrwlsTrbe a There are articles, liko cuga'r, liare come down appreciably In price: to what tliey were, Iiul sugar tnc circumstances are different {t those wjilch determine the prices o ordinary commodities i cy. it is, in fact, a form of debasing the currency. The effect of it has been to intensify, In term's of the inflated currencies, the generalise In prices, that a great- er amount of such Jo prbcu're the accustomed supply of goods Where ttis addl- tionarcurrepcy was procured by furlh- w is by priuting more Vapcr Iricie'y or creatiiig Ireih there arose..wliat called a "vicious spiral" o! constantly rising prices and Wises and constantly In- leasing InBallota, 'wtth' the resulting vjisorganlialioa bJ dislo- catidii of exchanges, a progrcstlre iccrcaie in cost ol living, and con- sequent labour unrest. [Do You Know? i. 'TODAY'S QUESTIONS' What Is Hippocrates' sleeve! i. Wliat is the origin of ths phrase "a great S. Why Is the terrier so called! ,4. What is E. Wlieu did St. Patrick die, and what was blj original name? C. Who were tho Teutonic Knights? steps lo counteract 'the present InBa- lion of cutreacy, the abstaining from Increasing the currency and increas- ins the wealth upon such based, TJjq complementary steps for arrest- Ing the .increase of inflation by in- creasing the wealth on which the cur- rency is was sammed up by the Conference- In the pralucUon .and decreased couSump- tion. Tiie most intensive production pos- sible is required in order lo make good tho_ waste ;6f Ih5 Tvaif and arrest infla- tion to' reduco the cost of yet "we are tvlthestlng In many prodtietioh below ths norm- al together, with those trequeut strikes which aggravate instead ot helping to cure the-'. pres'eht shortage acd dear- ness "of- commodltlei. Deflation, says the Conference, must be gradual and curried out with great caution, 'otherwise tho disturbance to trade and credit might proVb disas- trous. Arubhgst Us recommendations It B'.afes.lhat. attempts to limit iluctua- in exchange by Imposing artln> on exchange ope rations re liilile iai In so far s. ttiey, are 'cte'clive they falsify the arket, tend id remove 'natural cor- ecHves to such fluctuations and tnter- :re with deal ing' In forward ex- which are" ss neceeBary to iabie, traders to eliminate from their alcuiations a margin to cover flrt of ichange, ;tvhich 'wquld'btherwUft 'con- ibnte to the rise In prices. Moreover, 1 Government Interference with .lie, including exchange, tends to Im- ede that Improvement of the c conditions of a couhtry by which lone a healthy and stable exchange an be secured. WEDNF.SDAY'S QUESTIONS What was the god Atmbis! 2. Who was the nulhor of the MV- ing. tho cobbler stick to his S. Where does .Apolliuaris water from? 4. What the mosl fstnous of ho Roman roads! 5. What is 6. Wiat noted Socialist leader was ssasslnatcd a few days before the ar? ANSWERS 1. One of the deities ot the ancient gyptlans. His office was to conduct the souls of the dead to the next 2. Apelles, th6 most famous paint- r of ancient Greece. The remark wag lade to a cobbler who fcund-fault the leg of a plctura painted by pelles. 3. 'From the Apollinnris-briuinen, spring tn the valley ot the Ahr near tho Rhine. 4. The Apptan way from Rome to apua, 5. .A BOlenmily among the ancients y which a mortal was 'raised to'tho rank of a god. 6. Jaures, the, French Socialist, woo was assassinated on'tie evb of he war, July AHTIFJCIAL i INFLATION 'Artificial js it is cailod has a tendency: to affect prices, abt thjOn the effec' It hns likewise 01 what Is known as excnange Is a mat ter, of common ir-tcfest With th return jo' normal ot cvchnnge ther 33 be a nutenaL Ifnprcsslo on prices WJth the attempt1 to mak this ou to lha coming doftn ofjprlce lecotries uncopragrd Thefe Was held recently In Sjus h conference of.detegates of to go into the mattar of cii 'ency and, Iu ,.ome itow to certain, conclusions. of a country has be'cn'defined to be )u the seme ot tWlmmedlate purchai Jing power ot tho community, tho ac .nal legSl tender of to'oriey In'exUtenci and again any promises 16 'pa> i legal' lender which aro avallablo fo ordlngry dally transactions, eiamplc as bank balances. The currencies of all the belllgeren find ot many other, cotinMcs, thoug varying degrees, have sine the beginning of tho war been exp ed artinciaily, regardless of the restraints upon such expansion, an any corresponding Increase I tho real wealth upon which their chasing was based; Indeed. I moat casca In splto ot a serious redu tion Iu such wealth. it should bo clearly understood tha 'r this artificial and unrestrained expa: Dion, or as It is called. the currency or1 of the to immc -jlato pnrchaslng power, does not ai cannot add to the total real purcha in sp lhat I .effect mast le (o. reduce the purcha lag power of each unit of the currc Fefhle appears to havlng'aU the un of an old-time election campaign. Crimea is in, the hands of the crime here. The only man who doesE't smile ness days. is the gas and coal man. Khallis, as Greek Pfetnler, U amo for a rally round. c there to be any "golf widows" hiethbridge neit This depends 11 the success of Thursday's meeting. .King. Tlno will now know there is till the tie of affection between him ,nfl'the people of Greece. ;lt (s.nbt only royal headB but those i Primp Ulnislers that appear to have a habit of, nelng figuratively opped off these days. Constantino must now he thinking hat absence makes the heart gron :6nder, in the way the Qreek elections might afiect-hlm. HOII. Robert Rogers Is flying thi .'Jolly Will hla be tho pirati ship that will tile aniooth pass ago of the Mclghen party boat? Tfpperary, it is said, has not been burnt down In the Sinn Fein disturb arises. "My as the old son says, has still a chance to be there. It Is held that the best time for de cidlng tho suitability of an fmmigran s before be emigrates. This is a ver wise'principle in the scheme ot colon Ization. WHh the present-Premier of Greec a man ot eighty years of ago, It is ev dent that the Octogenarian has 111 uses, and that the belief In the Osle lethal chamber at forty dooa not ap pear to ho generally hold, A lirldo weighing 725 pouuda __ been Brought home by a Los Angcle man. This makes the responslbllil of marriage all tho heavier. H Is difficult lo understand why ib Rev. Mr. gpracklln, the shooting mil Istef ot Ontario, should not bo mad lo slaml trial just lliu samo as an other- mortal. If ho ia to ba cxonera cd, It should be in the ordinary lega Kaclorica are shutting down; an Ihero Is much unemployment hi th United States. And this In a counlr where protection tins held sway for century, _Mr. Melghom -Vi People's Forum ANSWER TO "DISMISSAL OF LENWOOD SCHOOL TEACHER1 Gleowoodville, Alta., November 3ear Editor: in one ot your recent Issues we were very much surprised, to see 'an rticle written by corresponding, sec- of the CarrMon Local; A.-T. A., hlitlea "Dismissal of: Glenwood chool As the A. T. A. had everything: in tielr dwn bands after' the meeting of October 20th, .we-thpuzht tie least aid would be best "tor both teacher nd others concerned.''. Now liat this article" has been writ en we feelthat it does an Injustice o the school board and.ratepayers net ask permission to answer to the public through your paper. Cornhs had signed a contract the: school hoard' last Janua'r> or one, year. In June he resigned Elvins- no reason: .When-the schoo t., gave ...his. dlimtssal they thought the least said 'the BO gave his dismissal In like manner. "When School'opened In September Grade 10 appeared at school and W, notified by Mr. Combs that he was no t teaching grade 10. It was afte r wards learned that who hai resigned as secretary-treasurer twi ninths previously, but in doing the bilsiness of the secretary reasurer contrary to the wishes o he other trustees, had signed Mr Comb's Contracts to read that he wa o ieach Grades 7, When the executive of the A. T. A asited the reason Mrv Combs was tits nlssed, It was -proven to them tha ast term Mr, had taught bnlj ono class in grade 8, this being geom etry, that two-thirds of the pupils in .his class.had to g6 to Mr. Hat have Ihe propositions explained, tha a.majority of the'ratepayers had nsV ed for a fully qitilitled, terxher It ite higher gradesi'Some had tal.en p sent their children (o Cardaton ari other points becauie of the inefficler cy ot tho principal-and made stale menu this was the reason for leav ing. Mr. Hatch holds a professional flrsi class certificate, nnd Mr; Combs conditional certificate Mr.. Hatch would come.for the sam price as Mr. Combs, teach grades 7, 8 and B, or he woul teach 7, 8, 0, and 10 for The executive of the A.T.A. stated "iryou dismiss MK Comhs we wl! blacklist you nnd prevent you fror getting teachers In Alberla and do al wo can to influence other teachers o the staff to leave you." "If Mr. Hatch comes to ygt we wi consider him no longer a member of tho A.T.A. nnd blacklist him." It was not because the hoard con- sidered they were wrong In' dismiss- ing Mr. Combs or that they changed their minds as lo his efficiency that lie was allowed to remain until the close of this year. It was because of the determination of the A.T.A. lo over-rldo tha will of the ratepayers -who liad asked for a change in principals, also the threat that they would disrupt our school. The. board emphailcally denies that It was because 61 complaints of one' or two ratepayers that they dismissed Mr. Combs, but because the majority ot the ratepayers with pupils In ths higher grudus asked for (ully qualified teacher and that some ot the ratepayers were leaving the district because they said we did not have a leache'r qualified for the. higher grad- es. At Hits meeting n compromise was effected by which Ihe re engagement of Mr. Combs for 192] was to bo de- termined by n vole tho ratepayers. This has been done and the reaull of Ihe vole Is against Mr. Combs, one in iavor. In spile of his as a public Bchool leachcr the ratepay- ers are not convinced lhal Mr. Combs is fully qualified for the higher grades, viz. 7, 8, 0 and TO, We, ag one board ot trustees In Alberta, feel that Hie time has arrived for trustees and to organize and thereby protect them- selves against such a union and de- imind efficiency for paid. We tliank wiy much for prla% FARMERS FROM MAN. GOVERNMENT TO ACT WINNIPEG, Nov. Lee'-s- latlon timed to protect {xra of llveatock and (arm pro- duco from unscrupulous city jbuyera.wlll be enacted by the provincial government. accord- ing Ip an made c. "ft. Malcolm, minis- ter of agriculture fur Mtultoba. Many tamers have been ship- plug stock to the city and com- plaints have. been made that the animals were dead on arriv- al in the city, and the dealers refused to. pay. Itivcsllzatlou of ctrtaih Cases proved that the stock Wat iu perfect condi- tion when It reached the mar- 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 t 4 .4 4 ,4 4 4 4 ,4 4 Mow Ruth Poetry jquor Cases Of All Kinds Heard At Pincher Creek (Special to the Herald) PINCHER CHEEK, Nov. i rat Ing on a clean-up campaign iu his town, the local town police and he, A.P.F.have secured a long list ot -onvktlpts chiefly for violations he Alberta' Liquor Act. Thsy are ermlned to tise every means possible o supprets tho bootlessing business iere. 'On the 9th inst. Chow Luey, a local Chinaman, appeared before J. Greg- iry, J.P., .who flned htm J25 and Yesterday John Dell appeared 'on a charge of being drunk, pleaded guilty find wag-fined 510 z.nd W. Breckenrldgc was found guilty if having liquor In his possession ilii other than :a private bouse and Jus- ice Henderson assessed him ?10 and costs. For selling liquor to the Indians on Saturday, Nor. 13, A. llould pleaded :nilty and was-nned }50 and costs. The same day' this man was convicted in a charge of-being drunk and was ined another and costs. Indian, was fined he-usual ,-JlO. and cosls for being drunk .In a' public -place. :Cotp.. ROgan.-.ot.the A.P.P. is receiy ng full support, from the local town constable in bis efforts to maintain aw and order. SHIPS. YEAR INSTEAD OF IMPORTING By S. E, THE PHICE SHE PAYS While It aji4 young and j te all sunialne and nothing U serious. Men are more playthings to serve and aJore her. Nothing's too good for her, nothing's loo rare for Otlntieg are faahloned to add to her pleasure! Music Is made for timid men dare for her, Al! tlis worid7 conies to her, otter- Ing treasure. Down. In the regions wild men are yelling, Where _ fortunes are miie every hour, or lost, b the cause ot buying and She gladdened, whateyer the cost! Deep. In tha mines men are digging and fighting. For tho Jewels .that later shall gleam on ner breatt; The baid-headel 'Governor gladly is .writing A pardon because has made the request., Out of the Xorthlaad the hunters are groping, and hurigiry, with for- tunes la fur; All of their efforts, their hoping, Are part of tie homage men offer to Her! Feathers and fabrics and perfumes and may bring her a mo- ment's delight- All for her pleasure, with no disap- L As long as her beauty suttered When she looks backward tearfully, :.Afier her youth and her grace have departed. Cease to. brlig.1 offerings, eagerly cheerfully, Lot her pay for past pleasures by t iielng sad-hearted! Laugh at her wrinkles, her age, and her flabblness, t' 'Vyiiy be concerned It misfortunes beset her? Leave her to grieve in ner pitiful shabhlness, Pass on your way with yonr gifts, and forget her! Miser Caw Arouses Much In- Proceeds With its Evidence (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Nor. p. m. on Monday afternoon, a special sit- -ss Ci .uq--district 'court was'uelu, illh Hia Honor Judge McNeltl pre- Idlng: it is cattle kllllne case, in thlch (he .accused Miner asked for speedy trial. The principals lire ia .nd nearN'antoh, and many witneasea re !u aUeiiuance for both sldei H. B. Bennetti K. C., as- oclattpri, k. C.', re both for.thfl.-prosecutkm, and' J. McQlll HcKlnley, Cameron for he defense. for the Ifpwn swow they; knew the animal u .Others" lhat they saw illnor skinning ah( aio'imal, with this brand which-i> said'-to'.be the' one in uestlou; Serjt; Nfcholson of the A. P. p. gave expert aa to ho fludlng of the hide and head; whlch were on-eihlhltidn In the court -and were. eiarained several Imes durlnjt the caset The hide In question is tn two and It, is claimed by- some that the hide are missing. THieaday. Drought )ut some iBach vras by- witnesses. iVednesdar morning the defence irought theur who told he story.df.working for Miner, and what happened during the days when ill ner wiis subfosed to have been at lome killing this antmar. Minor was then and gavb his. story of his life :alnce'he came to Canada in L917. He bought- a ranch, with 27 head of cattle. -He also had some on hares, and later bought several sninll lunches, after which he. Bold several o the, cattle butchers. Ici told the ;coiirt whit he did with he hides; and tho prosecution pro- luced .a retord uf hlfies bought in Canton, giving' the dates, with brands. On crdss-examiiiatlon'he' was severely R.B.. Bennett as to Ime aid places.. .-Mrs. Erwin, who was cook at the Miner ranch, told her story of seeing an animal In Minor's corral'on .date, which date ihe-left the ranch for Nanton. 'PD'-cSBl tf The .Heritd> PINCHBR' CUEEK, Nov. Cher Creek-will ship hay this yeai rathM- thin Import it, as she dld-lis year for the'first time In'her history. It is estimated by men engaged in !the hay bualneSB'ihere that the groVejp will have upwards of for Ihe market this season. largeamountofhajvbtit ly small to what has passed through this point to the world's- markets. 13ome years Plncher Creek ships as high tons of hay. r (Contlcaed on Pass Fonr.i; a cose oi tcre; The es Uma__ out ,01 the Hqlderi scheme is and Daysland JJW.OOO. Much Like Irritation. of.the 5 Govern OLE LIND DEAD AT MILK RIVER (From Our Own Correspondent) MILK ill VER, Nov. death occurred on Monday Bight; of Mr. Ole Lind at tie "home of his daughter, XIrs. Mr. Lind had been In poor health for some time. He leaves a large family of children to mourn his loss. Jtra. Llnd having passed away about a year and a bait ago. The funeral wilt lake place In the public cemetery'on Thursday. Local Improvements are being made here by additional rural telephones being Installed. CHARGES MAN WITH KILLING BUCK DEER IN WATERTON PARK (Special to the Herald) PINCHEU Nov. Bower, same ward en, on the Water- ton Lakes Park, is out after poachers these days. Last night, he came into Plocher Creek to lay two complaints against Eric Hoggland, of.the Beaver Lake country. One of tho charges ar- alnst -Hogglaml Is that of buck deer In the park, the other of having firearms in Ihe park cbnlrary to Dominion forest Reserves arid Park Warden Dowev brought Into town with him tho head of the beautiful two-year-old buck that was shot. U will be submitted as evidence. The hearing is set for Monday, Nov. 22. ANNUAL BANQUET OF PINCHER CREEK CHURCH (Special lo The Herald) PI.VCIIER CUEEK, NOT. 17.- This evening the annual ..banquet' ot the Unlled church will be given under the auspices of the board ot stewards. Be- sides the elaborate course- dinner, an excellent program of'musical and lit- erary numbers hns been arranged Tho United church, which ,ls one-of tho most progressive, communions here has had another healthy year ot growth, The banquet tonight of the board of stewards, the pastor and tbo congregation, will mark this event. DEPARTMENT FOR TRAINING LIBRARIANS VANCOUVER. li. (5., Nov. Unlvcrslly of Hrlllsh Columbln 16 con slderlng the establishment of a depart ment for the training'of librarians. Ing the above answer to the article wrltlcn October 25th, which appear ed In the dally October 29lh. Yours sincerely, DM-JNWOOD CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL JiOAHD, No. 32, Tor .Mrs. S. t. Slrlnsam, to administer the drainage laws ia lines icloeely similar to thoen be- ng followed la the irrigation schemes Getting water on tho iand in the south and getting It off the land in he central and northern parts of the irovince are to be taken, It Is cx- ilalced by government officials, us opposite halves of the reclamation iroblem, and as nearly as possible he same policy and method are to be 'ollowed in hoth cases. Some changes in the Drainage Act are likely to bo made at the next session of the legislature to bring It more fully in line with the Irrigation Act, insofar :nt least as the general procedure Is concerned.' Drainage schemes were Inaugurated before the new Irrigation work was taken up and In certain respects the act wil :herefore require amendment to bar monuM) with its companion act. hy. the late Judge AV'K. Richards, may prove to be the work of one of the most famous of the old masters, Velasquez, a noted Spanish painter of the early, seven- teenth century. The picture Is the .portrait of a lady, dressed In a cloak of a wonder ful burnt leather tint of which Velas- quet was a master. There Is a feather In her hair and in herriaud she holds a Bower, while around her wrist there Is a tiny; Wick bow.' This is considered by eiperts as one-of the strong proofs; of the authenticity. of the picture, ,'for .VMesquei ycrj forid of .bows. There no signaiuro but ValesquBt nover signed his work, the experts say. painting !s undoubtedly. verj old., H has can- vas at" three different times to prc- .j It ,ls believed ;that will be sent to art dealers, of Ixindon, bo sold by them. It It Is a Kenuinu It, bring ah Immense sumi experts claim. PINCHER CREEK BANKER HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED PINCHER CREEK STREETS NOt PASTURE FIELD fSpecial lo Ihe Herald) PlNCilEll CKBKK, Nov. does not protend lo possess Iho Inslincts ot s clly or anything like that, but there Is no such here as one's slock growing tat by grazing on the streets. Tho severity of the municipal laws on this point was demonstrated Monday whon Sam Held was fined and costs for allowing his home to ho at largo on tho streets. Justice Henderson sat on the cnsc. (Special to The llr.rald) P1XOHEK GREEK. Nov. An Imuuitmt change was recently made In local hanking circles, .1. F, Miller, who has boen manager ot the Plnche Creak branch of Iho Union Bank tor some years has been transferred to Mlnnedosa, Man., and Is succeeded by Mr. Parsons, who comes from Fort Saskatchewan. An Important meeting of the Pin- cher Creek Co-operative Haycrowers Association Is called for tills after- noon. As Is generally known the af- fairs of Hie company arc beirig wound- up, following certain alleged Irregular- ities running Into thousands ot dollars and Iho meeting today "Is of: import- ance to all directors concerned. The former manager, J. J. Cameron, Is in a Ouelph, Ont.. private' It is said, suffering from 8 nesro laiiorer at a Onrbondale, HI, tie plant earned In six days, Employees are paid so much for each tie Ihoy carry. Women Voters May Make For Better and Cleaner Politics the. A. McKelvle, of Vumon. B. C.. National LlbcraVCoiiaeivatlve party candidate, 'says; that'the grant- Ing of votes to women maj nako for batter and cleaner politics. RECORDS FOR ALL MACHINES No mailer wlial you so long as you uso a stool or flhro needle, tho VIctAr Records will play perfcclly.- YOU ARE WELCOME TO A BIG CATALOG FREE If you Haven't a machine, buy n Mason ft Illneh from us. Kasy desired. pm i }m, mm Balmoral Block Hom6 of the Vlclrola" ;