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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY WEDNESDAY, 'U', and Publishers LETHBR100E HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED Street South, Letr-.brldQe, Alberta W A BUCHVNAN President ana Minaglns Director JOHX TORttANCE Business Manager Audit Bureau of Circulations Subseriptlon Rates: delivcrcJ, i'er week..........5 .25 6.00 bv matt tor 6 months........ 3 months........... t 5'J J.5J by mail, j-tr ytar...__.. mail, per year M U.S., A TROUBLED AWAKENING Premier Melg'aen, ho reached the end of his recent political tour, Is said to have eipressed the satisfac- tion 08 felt in the results of the poli- tical-campaign of himself ot Ihe'jioH- selyte, the Hon. J. A. Calder. The complacency of the Prime Minister iaUBt have been liiuc-Iy disturbed by' the result ol the .East Elgin election, and whatever pleasant dreams he and bis colleague hare indulged iu must have had a rude awakening. Partlcu-" larly must this bare been -the case .irken the only Issues the iii his Minister placed stress on and ex- emplified in their tour were the tariff Issues, and when It is considered that these formed the ground on which the tide of election battle In the Ontario constituency flowed. In Yale, with 'the. Tiews held by the opposing candidates 'to. favor of free fruit, there was not' that pronounced Injection of the lanff .policy which featured the. East Elgin "election. In the review qt the Ontario (here is also this outstanding feature, that In the town of AylnYer; With Us factories, the Liberal, with his low tariff policy, obtained a "majority. Tote. The first harvest of the Prime Minister's toiir'Au'st noW, have been (lisappointing one to him. i -Whatever satisfaction 'the1 tour of "Messrs. Melshen and Calder might tare brought them at the time of its close canno} be shared by a very large "Birniber of his. hear era. It is true'there mnch enlightenment >in the "way of a protective policy to .those who Were protectionist in sentiment -with the speakers, and were only too glad' !to have their'faith solidifled.' But in' the, utterances m the tour there was af rreit void As fa cemed today it remains id "ignorance of policies with which 'it'if terested. I ment ot government policy' in regard 1 to the .burning question of the natural s resources, nothing as to increased rail- ..Tray rates, with the hand ling or them by the Hallway Commission; a'rjd' what regard the Government held, the! I railway rate problem as It affected the "West, There warnotbing of the poli- 1 cles In which' the nation' stood tlon to its newly acknowledged status Ot nationhood. These omissions were rioted at the time, and, with the result i of East Elgin in with' nothing said which will be done In regard to essentials, and the question ol the tariff very much overdone, the pil- Y grimage comes to be more than ever Clewed as a barren .one.- aad strategic position ot Ireland in regard to Great Britain. Those who urge a rapubllc- for Ireland have no tease of .what that Eea power which las made our Knjpirc what it is, and which alone will preserve .that Em- pire, means. It cannot for a moment bo imagined that Great Britain should suffer the presence of an Independent Ireland which would be ail ever pres- ent menace to the safety of the realm acd of the Empire, In being able to be used at any time as a hostile enemy submarine .base. The records of and present Irish history give cause 'or It cannot be expected that the whole Kit pi r a should stand to-be imperilled by to what Is comparatively an insignificant number gf Sinn Keiners, Britain is only too anxious to grant justice to Ireland, bui not at the risk of irljus- ice to.'Itself .and to the rest ot the Empire of'which it is the central point. not placed ,where-it is :he demands made would admit ol another In'the way they are viewed.- As the late Lord Salis- bury was'wobt to say, it Ireland could inly be and moored au appre- ciable distance from Great Britain she could have anything she wanted. It ft .indication needed thai polmcal opinion Is in' process of disintegration and that out of the two parent .'roots there Is growing a num- of shoots, each determined to make in Its own way, It is pronounced In the nominations-for the British Columbia elections.- There is among 'the candidates in the .coast province a ib'ewllderment of political "confusion made more confounded. "It is a veritable political Muds' Stey'with tfie electorate left, like Kile -fac'lf-'Hdrner, to pull .out the :'-v i. -I ANSWERS 1. They Include'all tho.country .on he northern side of'a line drawn from bo Sloray Firth to-the Clyde, or, what s about tho same thing, from N'alrn o Elgin. "v .2. The celebrated charger ot Ales- nder the Great: -Alexander -was tho 'tily person who could mount him, and ie always knelt down to fake'up his master. 3." From the- notion .that a'iiur'se- .hoe was a protection against witches. i. That founded'at Athens by Pisis- ratos. In B. 0. 540. j 5. Tbo Blbllotbeque Natioiiale bf It contains volumes. 6. Over a million and a quarter with some added annually. .It ontalns about 32 miles of bookshelves. The rvalional .Liberal and Conserva- nothing to it with mix- .ures Soldier-labor-Tarm er and Soldier-Labo jlndependent. Then here on tselttrie aloofiies s, signif yjng that the various; vblherV poiltleil1 :'ingredients iiive-; nothing to do 'wltti th'e. people. They: inay be ;of .the-peopje, but have -ef show, th'at they are by the people i Altogether the -hodge-podge in ijhlfiPlujnhia. are'. than seven varieties ofTfarmerSahdidates. the Farmer-pure.and aimple; Uhe the ConservatiteViln- tha the VIEW OF JTHE IRISH PROBLEM I The question of submitting the Irish 'uroblem league'of...Natipns has been propounded In the United States. t It was one of the pre-election pledges' '.given the Irish element in; the br Governor Cox, the defeated candl- date in the Presidential election..'. With-; but questioning the right of Unit- States to take the Irish question vnder ,1U wings, f tainder that the he'the flrtt to resent any Interference" on the i of Great Britain In the policy It pannes Jn regard to the Philippines' cr any other portion of its territory, 3 there can and will not be any partlcu- f hr objection on the part of Great Dri' t tain to this mode of'satllenient. That ft' Js if a satisfactory seltlernent can be ensured by these means. f A man ot authority and reputation f In British politics, In referring to the I Leagnd of Nations settlement of' the t Irish question, has said "Under -a leagus of Natlpns the Irish quesllon J ;may..be raised in the sight of the .vrorld, We accept this. If the world j'- !can leach us how to solve tbe Irish 5 consistently with the salety ot our larger British population, 'we 1 shall be most grateful, Friendly coun- j Bel we shall welcome, but threats do 7 not move our race except to stubborn t resistance." The same authority goes say .that.lt we lose Ireland wo lose .the Umpire, and he expresses tbe doubt to whether the world would profit from such an issue of' the present srive on d crisis. The Sinn Fein, ho says, may have Its re- publics any more than Jefferson Davis have his confederacy; Abraham f Lincoln did hot want and would not j have the Balkanlzatloii ot Sdflh Amer- j t-Ca; "wo do not want and, If we can Parmer: .''Away the p. B! iii like'a silent salire, with its yon big iiriipn j" as he. Beans.the candidates .representing Labor, Fe derated Indepenclent Labor.Viabor-Sociallst; and Soldier-La- .The group system Whether it has temalns'to beseen, as.Boon as.the people of B. C. have re- covered sufficient sanity to understand the -whole political kaleidoscope. 1 '.Should the twenfy-tVo .phases ot political opinion be represented In the members -who are to be B. C. Legislature will havi to be.labelled Legislalurc p. tbe confusion of political tongues Ihati vf ill prevail within its -walli; will not have iiie Ilalkanlzsllon j cf tho islands In the ix'orlh Sea crux of the settlement of the question, In the way 'the Sinn fto iealre, lies In the geographical It. was not- exactly, a college yell ai Yale for the Government.. That Elgin watch apparently does not-keej) Government time. In Yale the Government will have to thank fruit tor the fruits of victory. JJ. in Ontario, elands for Unit Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is the largest church !u Christendom? 2. Wheu was the first periodical lUblished? 3. What was tbe earliest Eagltsh icricdical'? 4. Wnat was tbe first English peri- odical properly speaking! I: ihs In he American continent! How ilid the term "bluestocking." is applied to a literary .woman, origiu- ite? TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What are (he Highlands of Scot- audl 3. What was Bucepbalos? 3. Why is 'it considered lucky to ilck up a liorse-shQB? 4. What was the first public library Lnown? 5. What is the largest library in he world 2 __ _ _ li. How many volumes are there In he library ot the British Museum t (ConUuned from Front 1'age.) The delegation will askHhe'-comnilt-- ee'on general organization to consider a proposition to choose tte four elec- lye members' of the' council from among the different succes- iyely, with pnly'one. term expiring iach year. The Swiss .yrepreseiita- ives with the support :6t-Scandinar vian; delegates, sanie. for the11 assembly.- Policing Plebiscite ,-OENB No'v.. e: ybunc II" cfof -qnjthe train "were: sev- eral ladles from town, jvho-were wit- jho A volley of -shois fromirlfles ofi aircaiibre troni these outlaws, was "poured Into the train, and with a and. with a cry as pcly .the they" at- tacked the train, which wbs a work and rescue'- train' from a big. wreck that Had -'occurrdd some miles up the line. Workmen on this train -who were armed, answered by rc'turn flre, and several of the. bad- men'rwere seen to roll: off "their horses, and after the usual wriggling 'were dead, as their comrades rode o-ver'them. Only one on jvas killed, but while the engineer ami fireman were watching the fighting, one rode. uji. beside'the engine and leaned on it. took of tho engine, sliotcthe engineer and ordered the flrcrnari to cprilfniie hlsTwork.of keep- ing "tho i fire- golns. During -tlie after- noon th'ree. good films were thus adding to the work of giving to the.wprM history. ot the great prairies, audrwhat' they for the ,_. lvlil of signers. H is found in practice lhat Penflt of t.h'ej world. The closing of the a great .'deal of uncertainty: as to- lie Performance was moving picture 'ol description and location'of-thelr lands obtains .on .the part of mtftijy owners, 'sqmetime's sign' In- stead.of onTisrs. Tne'refo're the neces- sity of 'checking lip the lists, name by This is the that' tin Irri- gation subjected to so thorough an invtsflgation.frQm be- ginning to'end.' the -case :of the Lctnbrirlge :a num'- ber of the-petiUoriers had put "in their papers under the act, which-did not make .so sharp a distinction tween reaiilent and; owner; but these lyere allowed-to aland, while' the later signerB fpllqwed out the requirements the .crowd, both perfqrmers and vis- which'.will be.oii the scrncn'In the local Empress'Trtursday night ol General W.iMcRae, the manager of the Company, is being con- mariner he received his. visitors, and the in for- every one of his assist- ants so willingly gave to those, who visited: He expects to be' abloita 'compl.ete'hls work here this week, and. so givetp .trie..world.Macleod iri-tho nipvlcs. ,Ii., Hpiyanl ot. Camros'e, was a business visitor to this week J, W: McNicot of .Lethbrldge Is on a business trlp'to Tlle housing situation lias struck petition Is entirely under the provls- ions'-qtahis latest legislation. Advertisement of the'application for a idjstrlct-' will be the next stepi fol- Ipyi'en at.the end ot two weeks by tlie 'appointment by the minister ot public a retiirnlng tbe.- purpose of takliig.a vole as to the for- mation ot such district anil for the election of a board." It is expected at1 tho' government offices hero that.the procedure will be fully carried put In time to allow ot a vole bsjnK taken In January. Assum- ing that thc.o'riecklng un of the peti- tioners', names is completed in good time and thai (i sufficient number bf owners havo been certified to-fiavs filgncil the petition, the rest "ot the aclion will follow by course. The' de- partment, officials stale that the mat- ter will be expedited as much as poss- ible, Tbe reriorts of Hie Dominion' sur- veyors who went over Ihe -'ground when the project was first proposed were to. the: effect -that U was entirely feasible) 50.000 acres will ho from the Waterfall river. Ihe whole area lying, west of the Walerton aml'smith of Mncleoil fown. .teyldcncc ttiti Ihe.Irrigation of tbe tract Is "practicable from an en- gineering point of view accompanies tho petition now under consideration by the govcrnirlent, Stanley .Brown, front Vancouver. talented speaker The opposition speakers will also have nn 'opportunity of-presenting ihelr case to the amllcnfft. This will probably be the last joint Fernie, but there will bd nieetines at Corbln anil at Micbel before the; close of the campaign. r The real Issue ot tbo campaign, sliall Ihe government or Jolm'Ollver be en- dorsed, 01" shall tlie pcbpl return .to power a government to be led by W. J. IJowser. Is loat sight' of by many ol the people who will bo .casting their vptesMlcxl Wcdnesday.i-but1 the geii- Sral coi.isenSus of oplnM-19 tbnt the will receive tfip endorsornenU ot (ho province and bo given a second Icaso Macleod hard, and houses are .at premium, with rents climbing. Even apartment blocks and hotel accom nodation are harder-to got than at any lime in the history of Maclpod. The tax sale by the Municipality: ot Bright, which was advertised for No- vember 20th, has been postponed in definitely.- Hut a large amount ot uohey was paid, Into the.treasury oa Saturday. SEMENOFFS FORCES ARE BE DISBANDING N'ov. Gon. Sernenoff, leader of anll-tlolsheVlk forces east ot 'Lakri Balknl, Siberia, Is coming to Japan, Is salil In press dispatches. Assortlons arc made lhat his forces arc disbanding. TEN MILLION FOR SUGAR PLANTERS HAVANA, N'ov. National City Hank of aN'ew York lias notified Its Havana branch to place at tho disposal pf Cuban sugar plifut- ers, in enable them to pre- pare crop, It became known hero today, insurance policy on tho life of n person who commits suicide is pay- able If all conditions of the policy are complied with, thri U. S. Supremo Courl ruled. Chatham's popuiaiiioa; ou- ho assessnieiit returns; ,is 15.18J. Hard coal tri Kitchener and Water- oo dropped to ?20. .The Drumheller steam laundry was estroyed by flre. G. A. Laft'erty, manager of the f Slontrca.1, Rosslaodj will take up his esidenoe In Calgary.-' Rev. G. T. Watts, Grace Methodist hurch, St. .Thomas, has beep-invited o Wellington St. church, London. VoMce Chief "vf; jf.'Lannln, of Strat- ord, has been appointed Superintend- nt" of Provincial" Police f6r Western Ontario. Victor.Parker was killed and M.iG pitman injured In a mo- oring accident in a'fog near Esner oil. Man. r f. Dr. John P. MacDonild, late of tiia loyal Arrny. Medical-Col-pir-with trie lupcrlal Army In France, and a well nown Edmonton died sud- cnly there. H.e was a nattvb ol a graduate of- Gill. .1 i-j A large business house mVBoch'es- er has undertaken to conduct Its al- airs without the use ol me: oil. Oklahoma puizlbd to now .wtiy a. recently tood negro; prlMner reak jail. .The -spectators'we're1 so jtisyvlooking. fpr thV motionj plftufe amera they ilng the escaping man. Miss. Alice E.. Cram, campaigning ag )emocratic candidate" f or'state audl- or-Iii for ahdyjin furthering--her.'appeals to he voters, according, to her return bt cxpeBse's flied' with the' Secretary of Her candidacy, .which was un.' Supposed To T5c the Purpose o: Trip of U. S. Senator Abroad Xov. U. S, Senator Me Corniiek Pf.lllinola, who sailed ycster liny from New York for KUrope I: crossing the Atlantic to lay Senalo Hardtng'a personal views on Iho I.ca gue of Nations before governmen chiefs, says'n report from Geneva to Inc Echo lie1 Paris. The dispatch slates thai the object ot Senator- Me Cormlck'i trip to Europe was discus by to the assembly o the league of Nations nt Geneva yes tcrday VENIZELOS LEAVES FOR NICE MUSSINA, Sicily, Nov. lor Verilzeios, who was to leave her on Monday night TcconaMnrcd his i! clsipn and remained until this morn ing, when he left by special train to Nice. He will arrive there tonight. FOUR MEN TO IMPRISONMENT FOR LIFE AT WILKIE, SASK. REOINA, Nov. "im- rltonment tho sentence 'given C, Newton, Newton, J. Nobel and D, vytntormuts by Mr. Justice Bigclow at Wllkic, Sask., when the. four men founu" guilty of attempt murder and robbery, IN PASSmG f'.O T H B B U ,j M; P. Would'SJart Moyement Provincial Minister '.EvidehceaKe'otHer FORT Nov.-: ing at a'banquet last night tlo dele- fates to the Centra! Canada Colonlza- ion and HighwayB' :Hoh." Harry. SItllsi member: .bf-.the .legisla- Vorthern: Ontario to- bo allowed the revenues' def iv'e if rprn the .'natural fe- lources of-trie country designated aa Sew, .he reveriues ami :expendilures.'fof tho ast few he. made clear hat tlie' revenue; was ess by J707.000 than, the expenditures. In 1913 arid "revenue was or. .the.-..total revenue bf the The expbndi- luro was or percent, ot.- :otal dlsburseme'ritB'of'-lhe.erit'ire pro? vince. evenue was. 1917-18" the: total', rjjceiptsj from this sectidri ot the to eight and a half'per cent, of the total of the'provlncq and'.the: eipendltures nboul S percent. F. In an interview .at today's session call for the .'commencement of a movement ,tq ,'qrganlzti'a separate proyince; ;fayOr of :ong dIs'tance, governmfinv ifrpnvTpr- onto. Several speakers advocatc'd north- ern raunicipaillles'in -orrjerllo "protect and 'promote their interests.' Your Children .V DESERVE On a "cheap" piano tbiy. will learn or play perfectlj'. Ypii'll be surprised how little we ask for the Mason .t Rfsoh lasts a llfotlme. Kasy terms ot payment nnd "Factory to Homo" prices. Balmoral "The Home of the Vlctrola" ;