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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta -V WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1920 TtiB LETHBR1DOE DAILr HEKALB PAGE SIXtKEN ALBERTA WOMEN AND ALBERTA LAWS S5R5. MsKINNEY. WILL WELCOME ANY QUESTIONS OR DIS- CUSSION ALONG THESE LINES. ADDRESS HER IN CARE OF THE HERALD. WINDING UP THE.COMPANY A certain Insurance used to advcr- tlia in this manner: will your wlfe'do if when you hive lo quit." There is nothing In Ufa so sura as the fact that death will sooneror later terminate Therefore all contracts. end .all arrangements, business and otherwise, should-recognize, thts cer- tainty, and prepare for it (n the best manner possible. You 3. cold, or yonr cSlld cold; a cough; a tight feel- ing across the chest; a soreness tm breathing tubes. In tho past how hare you treated nth? You have bought cough mixture, did swallowed I his down into your stomtch. .Xoir, why? Your stomach was not Ail- ing; and there Is no direct Canute- tloo between your chest (where the trouble la) and your Ttien .-why swallow into 'your' stomach any mixture when the trouble Is in yqor-lungs and bron- chial tubest It'e a mlitakt; aid Peps ti reBsedy provided- to'torrect this treatment, Peps little tablets, which contain. beneficial- Hue: essences, combined withl other medicinal ei- incii These heiltag'eitract! j prepared that as soon'as you put a Pep. into your moath ther arc lib- erated in the form of ors. You these vapors down to the throat and lungs, and thus treat the organs that'are to- flacted, -direct, la s way, It is onathlng from a 'nporlttr or bronchitis kottle, except tilt then is DO appiratui MtM. the proTldine ererrtiilaj; needful for tho treatment! Ttry ttuD .portion of Ftpi which you iwillov Jijk'lglUr twte effect npott Btoinacfl and, dm you ieod, hut uie of Ftvt li not for troaWej, but for lung, throat and tncchial tootles. nlien u M ordinary treatment "can.' Children like Peps and they in lor the little ones became contain no morphine, lauda- tion or other poison found In. so many o'f the old cough mixtures. and BtoreEjeverywhera 59c. box or'Eroia for 'fyae lour letters opie working tosether, !lni1 an estate or a business tave enlirely t rise lo divide while they Iho 1 i I the commonwealth allow any inan or I woman to make a will that against the Interests ef that the speaker came back "The uaau has 'lived, and been protected by the com- 'uiouweallh, and has had au opportu- nity to cajoy life, aud to amass what- lever estate ho has at his death, u uc leaves z wife- 'and family, era wife lor a fjmily; these people may all a burden upon tho Elate. I Li5ist therefore. Ihit it is iiiuch more the Imsiuess of the state what be- comes of his property after his death, than it is 6( the mau himself. Dead and gone civilizations too much Influence over nsist that U is lo the lie Ihey -II1U iiv 105. L lusisi (uni it i> iu me bo jus-1 Interest ot .Ihe children, aud therefore j to will 'of tho stale, that a judge should have "H people have buUt up that it is not u- tpth living, would it not lice that each, should a right hall o( tha estuta at his or her powers to alter wills; rccognlz This Question wss askej! at a meet- ins always the rishi of the living Ins of farm men ami women, uud Upouse lo hair tho Join'- property, anil there was V very general asreerarat Jof Hie family to at least half of ihe to'the fairness of tin' proposition. If [rest, and all it necessary, and to the any feli differently they kepi (heir personal estate of the deceased also own council. Iho joint estale and Iho persona! Ono man, however, said: "If you estate or the survivor la not suPkleal. give each power to will half ot many agree with that may in many cases leave the.children unprovided for." "Your'.point Is well the: speaker agreed. "VVe must recojmiie TREPARING FOR RAILffAY STRIKE There was a. very federal agree- ment, but one man objected. "In all (iifJereut estates, you arc raising nianj- questions. It either parly first of all tliat the primary object of the institution ot marriage is the raising of children. For that reason the home was established, and God had quite an estate when they .were, married, interest on that imsht very easily arapunt to. much.rnpre than all three estates are worth-at tho time gavato man and woman their lovo for of Hie death o! either party? You each other to make that institution j make such a complicated situation It paraiauent.. Therefore, any legislation sectns to me." touching the-home- in any way land where' is '.the legislation that does snould consider first tho safe- "I tha speaker answered, "that It would necessarily eecm com- plicated at first thought. A democratic ty of the children. How then would 1 arrangement if of necessity' not so it do Ic prevent either husband or simple as aa absolute monarchy. But nifo willing n'nything from the family i S3 you think over .this plan, I am whs sufficient Ml for the 'convinced that you will decide that it I needs'of .lie family while is simplicity itself compared with our jand for the suppbrt of the surviving'present system. I do not think it is parent .after tho children have be- comq Independent? Either parent may wlll Ills or her halt to the other or to cither party had at the time of their (he children 'as he or she wishes. And j marriage. The labor of both is too would lit notba.Trey to further provide Icertaln a factor in the increase of that 'no matter how- largo the estate, fsuch properly, or cren Its remaining ihat neither parent may will more than }tho same. Of course the question ever the thing for the juoint estate to pay interest on any eatato which half or-hiB'or.Uer. half (one-fourth of (he 'entire from the lha case. Ona' would not f.rlBa while both parties are living, and by giving a judge largo powers of deciding at the-'termination, of th6 marriage, ho can decide fairly. No law can be made that will hot at some tuae u iiardgnip to some- one, but this would be unique in that it would not always bo the woman who wo'uld suffer the injustice, anil tha iu- terestsof the 'children and therefore of the commonwealth, would certain- ly be better served than by our pres- ent 15WS." of Willing "What are our laws at present re- garding willing a- woman asked. "The wIFo can will her own abso- lutely fzs she' the speaker said. "She could If she wished, will all she had to some one else, and leave her husband to support the chil- dxen.5 Our law makers doubtless lib .lend that as1 a great compliment to under such They knew who women -.A.numherJoTjh'otlL men nnd women agreed (his Vpold he a just arrauge- 1 't meet Ihe needs of questioned further, 'Who shall-, decide what is sufficient for the: support'of the family7" "Tho. amount per person might he staled in 'the as all finan- cial, values far.e. subject to change, how would It be to allow a'judge to decide such A" vigorous nodding of the head came from ail parts of the school house, then a man.said: fys'and-Hers and Theirs "But you have Been tonight speak- ing "ot the .husband's property, .the wife's "prpp'efty, and the joint proper- ty. ;Are'yon not going to have .one decide w'uat each should will standesl" "Now; U seems lo me that this plan.] would simplify and .already most com-'j plicated-situation.--A number of or- ganizations have passed resolutions this, arrangement that I Jiaye .oiitllnedYtq -They" aafe ither_shair have th e. power half 'the joint matter In whose' name it Is recorded, and that in the name of either or would will their estates- to. They knew the husband and children would get her property. But I wonder if they realized that often husbands would be slow 'to -put property into their, wives' names a if-by- so doing: they ill themselves lost al yAs'.to the husbands' ing, he cannot will the homestead from her, or if he does, such will Uikes ef feet only at her death. He cannot ie, considered -joint estata maka a will giving .more- than; two unless It can be proven that U is not. H a men wnifecl half of the property recorded Ja both their names, and the wife could prove that part ot it'was hers, then a judge would have power to.set'that part of the willaside.' This put the burden of proof or upon the official grinrdian for-the children, hut always np'oii-a grown person who is supposed ieve at ooce Horl lasting bfJitf.L a box; aU kn, or Idraiolon, Bam Co., ato. Bn tKo if mrntlon tao more point, should 3. power, to give In She family, or lo Ihe surviving spouse, any or all.of the personal property of the deceased; IJ in his estimation there wna isot enough in tho joint estate and the personal; estate of the survivor lo prqvlde for that family or the sur- viving- ipoas'e-7" "You are 'almost takinij away a man's right to make a will at all, or a woman's cither for that ob- jected a rery-determined party. the Children 'Tfow "Veil m6 frankly, why should thirds ofithe estate irom her if there are children, half it one c'aildj and he cannot will one cent: if no children Yon would-never think from our. laws ones to he .first, last and all the time If there are no chil dren, the husband cannot'will one cent from if there a dozen chil dren lie can will all but pna-thlrd awa} from the whole family, leaving th mother to do the best she can for tin family with her little.' third. No'tv 1 seems tv'iae avsurd that a iJeau.man should have that power to his family. He leaves his often more of a liability Juan aa as- the state cannot prevent hi this; Why then does not Ihe state- in its own interest if not in the inter- ests of tho to il'that whatever property a man'may-have BANK CLERKS'STRIKE OVER VIENNA, Oct. postoflca. and bank clerks' strike ii'ended. Tin) men will get their lull deroaads. Some of the thousands of lorries held'in readiness by the Kritlsit'eovernuient for use'-lh the strike. f another s no will Vis that the saroo for both aud a man asKed. "The husband's estate Is divided 9s told you In regard to his willing. The wife gels all It no children, liall f one child, nnd one-third it children. U present if a wife dies without a prill, the husband gels It all. but an act was passed at the last session of nir legislature to dispose of the property of the wlfo In the aamq runn- ier as that of tho husband. rill not como Into forco for one year after its passage." V. "Is It letter lo make a will or not? Both methods ot settling an estate are so expensive trial I never was able o figure out which was the .he speaker was questioned, Y "It is always better to make a will, t Is wise, too, to have a good lawyer' :o draw up your will for you, but a lome made ona is perfectly all right f yon are sure you are saying just what you intend lo say. 1 knevr-'a man who was so anxious that his'- '.fe should have one farm for herself, and lot use It fo rthe children, that he. added 'for her- use" and of course .hat to a judge would .mean just tho use of It. 9o she' could not sell it. hich just the opposite of -what :Iie deceased wished to say. There are blanks which can be filled.'.out' and" are quite all be''care- ful to say just what you intend to say. It is always heat; too to avoid complicated directions. If you sre not how caribou. .wisdqui after you Conditions change, so. Be careful of wljajBla intended hy yon as a help to bncs.after you can no longer them, may turn; out to. a woBderful handicap tc them. Better to raaka their own mlstakeSTrlike -you yourself attempt'-to provide, conditions which you'.cannot possibly even foretell. Even if J-oit wish your estate dlriiled jnst as jLhe law would divide it, even then, make a will and appoint an That saves mnch in Iho cipensc-'of administnt- lion." "Why do you say execulor? I thought It should he This from a man. "i'ou appoint an executor for'your own estate. If you die without a will, the judge appoint an 'administrator for your estate. Simply a different term, which tells in itself from -whom the appointment Ig received." Question Box i Party from ques- n In in isart in the above. "In protect the wronged child. Ii y'oii wiu you are round a proper person to have write the Department of Dependent and Delinquent Children, Edmonton, stating facts {hot questions, as you you will get swift action. State what you want done. If you can., care for your child yourself, and her, and ypur_husband is proven not to be, you will.'bo protected in your care of her.-. There, will ba very little, if any oxpensa.to this. -If you cannot care for tha child at present, they will care for her'.un.tli you can. Baby s Own Soap Tto fragrant creamj letlcr Own Sojp" iad absolute puiitj havi vvn a grot popultriii. KeepYoorSkin-Pores Active and Healthy With Cnticnra Soap WE HAVE THE LARGEST AND BEST ASSORTED STOCK OF VICTOR RECORDS IJiSqrjTHERN ALBERTA. WILLIS PllM) STORE "HOME OF CANADA'S BEST 707 Third (HnDBlockX shall go to (he support of that family I H1B so that It shall not become a charge neither case could the parents of the upon the Intestacy "How is the eslnte divided if there OUR HOSIERY SALE STILL ON OUR UNDER- WEAR SALE OUTCLASSES THEM ALL VALUES CUT IN TWO SEE THEM 50 Suits, comprising Scotch English Tweeds, and Canadian Tweeds, chieny .browns and greys. Values up to Our Clearing Price, f REMNANT SALE THAT KNOWS NO EQUAL Remnants of Dress Goods, Silks, Vel- vets, Prints, Ginghams, Voiles, Serges, all at clearing prices, Flanrielette Blankets At Clearing Pricci or Grey 11x4 Blankets White or Grey 12 x 4 Blankets E.J. O.UR SPECIAL SALES ARE POPULAR YOU. SAVE ON ALL YOU BUY deceased claim any of the estate. You should apply to be made administrator of the estate. Mrs. for your kind words. Life Is such a. busy experi- ence that we seldom laRe time to.say the kind things we mean and think, but it helps. Mrs. man In Alberta may se- cure a divorce on the ground of adult- ery. A woman must provo adultery and cruelty. In addition to tills there Isa great difference iu the proof nee essary. In proving adultery against a woman, although her own testimony is not sufficient (else she coul'l thus hold the yet ltstakes very little to prove adultery -'against a woman. On the other hand, It Is very difficult, indeed, lo .prove the soma isgainst a man. The proof nmst "he very, very positive against 'a man. (This brings in again the fact that reputable people could .gjva prdol against a a'very nmall discretion will brand her. But by de- manding almost absolute proof of the man's guilt, yon almost limit llio testimony to Itiose whose evidence would not count for much in court. Truly we noctl more wpnien judges. Chnrgcs for divorce, of course, vary, pome place rooml 3200 would be let- ting yon off easy. 'f In n sRp.irntlon, a judges has power to decide which parent shall have the child or children, deciding for the good of the chllil. Unt as the proper- tr In usually the husband's tho -wife In iictiinl practice has not at all tin even chance lo be tho chil- dren, for tho first duty of a judge ls[ lo ice that Iho child or children rlo 1 net become a jinfilfc charge.' So that I it might and probably would bo true that the husband convicted of adnlt' ery, would bo granted (he children. Your husband conhl go and get your little girl any place you left her, If yon Iiuvo not secured her custody from the court. So conw you If yonr husband left her wilh a third party, However, nllhouBh our laws do not properly protect tho wronged wife, tjter ore very easily get In motion lo (flayed by 'lerketaiue Bird Grchtiim) UERE is a corking new number with a dandy swing. A prominent part by the xybphone givw a perfect Fox Trot rhythm and a wonderful dance number is assured. 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