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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THK LOCAL NEWS WHEKE TOU EXPECT R THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF UYB LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1920 LETHBJUPGE; ALBERTA. PAGE ELEVEN JAVA WI1H ITS MILLIONS IS WITHOUT A MISSIONARY Former British Government Of- ficjal Gives Interesting Ad- dress to Lethbridge Audience CharactemtfcB and of natives Of tho Malay peninsula were explain- ed interestingly at Wesley church Sunday night by Mr. Careth Wells, an engineer under .the 2rl- mb. goyerninent In that country. At the. time Mr.. Wells Is trav- elling In the Interests ot the forward Movement 'and la spending the week In Lethbrldgo. He told of religious customs of that country and out that in Java a population; of. thirty-eight .laUltoa people Is without one missionary. Religious work Is hampered Malay peninsula owing to treaties, but-work la going on. Chinese, swamp dwellers Malays and Hiridoos make up the population of tlje peninsula.: A During the lecture hi gave a num- tor'of Interesting Instances to'Illus- trate his meanings. He told of how a Chinaman' prays. Flnjt a package of prayers la brought. Then tie Celes- tial "enters the gale of the ternplo, walks' through.: a yard, containing thousands of tortoise, through another jard, the ground of which la creeping with then enters a room and 'seeks permission Irom a" priest to pray.v i At the.'altar ho finds a shell, which Is''divided. .After he has o.tfered.hts prayers hA throws these portions'up In tho air ah'd it they rest on the flat'sldo.down, then his pray- ers liavp'beeii ;offered. He continues to throw them in tho air until they fall In that manlier. His next job'la to obtain about two dollars worth of lire crackers from the priest, and at t lie gate he throws them iuto the mouth of a dragon, in which Is a fire. Mr. Wells told of a funeral of a rich TAKE MOVIES AT MACLEOD TUESDAY The Northern' Pictures Corpora- tion will In the Macleod 'district Tueidiy, accord- ing to Information lit the C. P. R. offices thli'mernlngt The railway company hive been requested to deliver rolling clock to the com-, par.y st Macleri IrTtime to com- mence the plctu're, tomorrow. The railway company Is supply- Ing one engine, a baggage car, r three flat carei a car of ties, and j caboose, for the motion picture outfit. This !B being supplied from Lethbridge. TAKES LAWYER'S POINT LNTO CONSIDERATION Eagerness to rush iuto litigation causes the non-suiting of the plaintiff Herbert F. Green vs. the General Animals Insurance Co. of Canada which was up la the Supreme. Court on Saturday. Instead of the period of sixty days allowed for payment of. claim after the proof ot the death of tho stallion had been submitted lion was preceded with within thirty days. The contention ot L. M. Jbhu- stoue, K.C., for the defendant company asking, that the action be dismissed on this ground was taken Into consid- eration. This does not debar any fresh action on the part of the plain- tiff "should it ba thought necessary. KUEVEIOTIN Chinaman, who made his gambling and In the opium money trade. .When'1'tie man died permission .was asked'from the priests to bury him. .Tae-priests Inspected the house and fiald it "-was full of devils- For a con- sideration the priests would ciase the devils out and for three months they continued chasing it cost-tie estate-seventy thousand dol- lars.- V When at last the tonse .was free of devils and of "-the funeral. saw aj sion. coining' 'down "Ono band was''In 'the 'lead- -playing !one tune wind another band followed playing' some- thing altogether different'. Two hun- dred raea the coffin. In modern motor car'a paper image of the dead man was carried. The widow was decorated in bags and witli her were two professional mour- iiers whose chief duty it seemed was to tear" tlie'r'clothes.off, Bringing': up .the end of the proces- sion were seven roasted pigs, hung on long poles. The Hindoos along the line of march objected noticeably tho preserice'of the pigs. Another case connected with the Recommend a Flag: or Safe- ty Devices-Brother Dreve'Car Death by accident was .the verdict of'the'coroner's jury In the inquest held, on Saturday night, oh'the fatal accident at the No. 3 mine, In which the late Alei Oshalskl lost his life. The Inquest was. presided over by Coroner A. E. Humphries, .J.P. The jury added a rider that a flag boy or some other safety device bo'plac- ed at the straightway 'of the mine into which two passages'enter. The following were the Jurymen: Thomas -McNeil! T.-Wl Dowtell, Geo. Howe, Bert Kenny, Thomas 'A pathetic- feature In, the tragedy was that the death .of Alei was un- intentionally brother John. .'They.were time the; accldemV occurred, driving a car of coal from 'different passages In the .mine Into the straightway; pass- age John'was-.IS'almost at right angles.to that in-which the de- ceased Alex was. Froirfwhat could be-gathered it transpires-that', the 'car; in'ihicn'fAle'x came- the' straightway' practically the same time aa the car driven by John. It is suppps'ed that Alex was at the time on following the usual practice ot pushing.against his car to.act as a brake the car proceeding too speedily-down'the in- cline, and the front- part of his" car against which -he was. pushing came into .contact .with the centre of John's car, driving the deceased against tlffe timber'of the mine wall and crushing him rto death. v. The deceased Oshalskl was born in Alberta, and- was. practically brought Lethbridge: His father Mr. AVells was instructed to put through a road on the mountains. Right in his path was a small temple. Ho bad to -have this moved, and he obtained for that purpose. After many attempts to get -It removed he finally gbt'sorao priests to pray the spirit out of the temple. They kept praying for a time and prayed the fiplrlt into 'a big tree in the rear of the temple'. stition So as far as the Chinese were concerned, Mr. For Grade Teachers and Rural Increase to be: Asked in Maximum City Commissioners Express Opinion on the Workmen's Compensation Act Considerable time was taken over a discussion on the Workmen's Compen- sation Act and on 'various by-laws at the regular meeting of the city coun- cil held this (Monday) morning. The discussion arose over the notice, of assessment from Workmen's Compensation Act Board received, to the amount of which was ordered paid. 'The council feel that (here is something radically wroug in the administration of the Compensa- sal'on Act so far as Lethbridge is Concerned. The- Commissioners are of., the opinion' that a positive Injustice Is being done to one of tho LIKELY TO BE APPEAL ;V 11 IB considered very likely that the case of ikluir vs. the C.P.R. will be taken to the Appeal Court. The Jury in their verdict that there was nu cjalrn made lor compensation by the plaintiff, under the Workmen's jAct holding that the chen.ue( recelveijiJfons the C.P.n. wcs pot regarded as "compensation. This will legal point on which the appeal fill he partly based. clalmauts for compensation and tbat One Hundred and Fifty of the Feathered Tribe To Be vC' Exhibited poultry men will sen George Frache, fifteen Buff Leghorns' and C 'lumbus Wyan Lorisberry, flve White Rock and Barred Rocks; Andrew Graham as dead., this news White Xangslian and Bronze Tur .the woman married again. Returning keys. from a in Genncny, the' first husband found his wife and her new husband living In his house with his two children' and another born of the second unlonj iy'A'iamlly held, and it jWas agreed that'bot'h men. should stay ahd work .thev farm, until the gov- 'e'rnment should s'olve the problem for them. Jlille, many similar occurred in Franco as" a result hundred dollars. He' sent to Slnga- j some'natives and had the tree cut down. Some 'lime later, with Mrs.: Wells, he was carried out ot the jungle pj a stretcher, in n sick condition. It was aaid then his -sick- i.esn was brought on because of-the culling down dt this tree. The Jungle dwellers, who grow to a height of four feet six inches, be- lieve !n saM. They do not worship idols but continually offer sacrifices to Ood. When one of their number dies a flni is rmlll be- nlclo hfs'gravo and kept burning for three days. This Is1 to keep tho spirit warm. -A small house is built on poles and stops lead down to the grave. This is to glvo accommodation 16 the spirit. (These stnange peoplo dp'not.llve. In houses, but roam through the Jun'glo In small numbers. 'James.Jl. "Leech, a gambler, waa shot times while terrorizing a vil- lage in MlAsonrl. Doctors said ho would "die. He offered to bet 2 to 1 lie ;would live. He lost. ____ was supplied by the R.C. M.P. Deceased was 2? years of age. The mine officials advise the Herald that !t i; not their custom to notify, the police when an accident occurs. Oft that day ot the accident they im- mediately advfEed the coroner of the fatality. Mrs. B. Applebaurn, Chatham, was fined for selling liquor illegally. BAWDENBROS. PHONE 625 'r: "Victor" Cotton Felt MATTRESSES "Beat sun cured felted cotton. All Regular A Sensible Place To Eat beciuie the food good, the variety so (he environment pleasant, Ihe tervlce so gratifying. Sensible became It IE a relief Ho accordingly" claims the sum 6f in compen- f satloiL The Defence The defendant company denies tho. claim aud, ill the alternative, hat "if Ihe plaintUf was engaged ..by.: O'lliley or any other person to load- the freight car, which defendant does hot admit but denies, such car- was' not placed by it on its track at Leth' bridge to tie order of O'RHoy ur any other peraou. If plaiutiff v, as en gag ed as he states it was without {he permissiou or authority, of any 'vcr- son und of tie defendant in particu-" lar. It WBS not necessao', It is fur-; tier said, .for the plaintiff to proceed! In any direction from the freight for any purpose If plaintiff was injured by a yard or anj other engine, which the defendant denies, the said engine was not driven. In further alternative tie' de: fendant says tbat the plaintiff was bu the premises "of tho defendant with- out any right aud unlawfully, and at the time of the alleged Injuries la trespasser oil the premises. Further that it the .plaintiff received Injury" .it was through the result of his negli- gence. Plaintiff Is represented by Messrs H. Ostlund and W: Deattlo, and tie defendant by Mr. A. L. Smith, K.C.. and Mr..James McCaig, ot Calgary. The cass la proceeding. i3. O. BOX 940 PHONE 1619 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. 64 Acadla Building 612 Third Avenue South FARMERS, YOU OUR PAYROLL- We are sending out money orders daily for cream received. Ship your cream to us for the.best price, prompt returns and satisfaction, CRYSTAL DAIRY Ltd. PHONE 1576 KINDLY REMEMBER ENGAGEMENT: WITH THE LADIES OF ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH AT THEIR "AT IN, THE MASONIC HALL TUESDAY EVENING, THE TWENTY-THIRD CANNONEERS' ORCHESTRA, DANCING 9 TILL 2- DEPARTMENT of AGRICULTURE FOR ALBERTA In .view of the present'deiuand for breeding sows tho Department of Agriculture has arranged .with tho Live Stock Exchange at Edmon- ton and Calgary to select young from those coming to tho Stock Yards. Those who wish to secure one or more may write directly, to the Secretary of Ae Edmonton Live Stock Exchange, Ltd., Stock Yards, Edmonton, or to: the Secretary ol the Calgary Live Stock Ex- change, Alberta Stock Yards-. Calgary. A-deposit ot Fifteen Dollars should accompany tho order, tho balance to be paid on delivery. When ordering specify .weight and breeding desired. THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE will have a representa- tive at tho Yards to assist in the selection of the sows. HON. DUNCAN MARSHALL, S. G. CARLYLE, Minister of Agriculture, Live Slock Commissioner. Edmonton, Albertn. Our New Steam Pressing Machine Will not bo hard on your clolhioK. When done properly, pressine and sponging