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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE I'OUH T1IUHS1UY, OCTOUKH lli, 1910 ietbbictboe Devalfc DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor and THE LETHBHIDCE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 126 6th Street South. Lettibridge W. A, Buchanan Presidenl and Managiag Director BOLSHEVISM AND ILLITERACY. In analysing ibe steel smke in the Slates, the Toronto Mall anil Kuiflra uoles lhat one ol its uoliceaMe feat-! ures Is thit the American born remala ol iheir posts iu i.u greater num- bers than the foreign born. In fad, the United States rfiool officials de- cUre Ibit ibe strike Is largely a strike of foreigners. Thi> is consiJc-rei of Interest ID view ft some recently p'jbl-ohed sta- tistics shouins the Illiteracy lhai vre- vails in the Vuiled States :nnl the. John Torranct Business Manager amazing uumber ot foreign-born iMr. Went to Fled Well and Was Found Dead Ihe Next Morning Thanksgiving Passes Quietly, Many Going Work Const. Watt Business Office Editorial Office (From Our Own 'MAGR.VTH. Ocl. N'lion. a shc-e repairer and for a number ol years not understand the English ling- iresldoni ot passei i nape. Three million adults' are homo n Jj" i lo tbe English tongue and live luillion W3J and a till blind lo the printed leaves Of a million and a half men Jrallsd K-hllircn. At an inquest hr.ld on Tues I lor the Anrericau army and examined T-nG coroner pronouuc i !aier as lo iheir literacy it was fount! ,jeaj in ,he wife and several small J thai nearly 100.000 wire unable Member Audit Bureau el Circulations, I read American or. wr Subscription Raits: j home. They were unable to re Daily, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year Daily, by mall, per year "Weekly, by mall, per year Weekly, by mail, per year 10 U.S. 2.00 Dates ol'expiry ol subscription ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance ol papers alttr eipiration date Is our aulhority to conlinus the sub- ECripllon. PA ICKED UP IN roil THE U03T inenls are being made V wcJ'ling of inlerest to people was that of Mr. Miller -Miss Ethel Ueulc-r. They wei? [married on Monday evening at tho [printed signs about Ihelr camps, or to o( jiiller's sister, Mrs. Earl undersland a wriilen or printed order. J ]inrscr, by u'shop Marker. The liappy If Ibis percentage of illiteracy preva'ls couple arc both well known in and .K T, Ir mean 'around Magraih. .Mr. Miller has rc- thronshoul tie nal.on It would u_ean that. Including the foreisu-l-orn. nearlv hpr o[ fjeuler-3 home SCHOOLS FOR NEW CANADIANS. A happy phrase often conveys a Crcat deal of meaning and reaches 'the core of things to which if applies. This may ,be sa-d ot the alteration which has Den made by Ihe Education of the Province in regard Tto the functions of ihe new inspector'' ate created. At first it was baldly (j ?0[ termed, in its application, thai for Ihe one-quarter of. the population is illiler- ale so tar as the EngVsh language is concerned. The signillcsr.C! ol tliese figures is that a man who is unlble lo read or write the language o.' the land he lives in is dependent for his (From Our Own .MACLEOD. Bay passed o'.t quietly In Maclcod Many went shooting, and some good bags" aro reportel for tha day. while others fay tho game Is scarce. The sale of poullry was smaller this year than usual. II nay be on arcouul of the price, or perhaps ihe lirat Thanks giving alter the war wus to bo Doted for following the habil of whal call ins do wllhout. In Iho evening ,the Young Men's .Club ot Iho tt. C. church gare ft card rarly which was well at- The. btg pM-fashioned supper Ladies" Aid of Ihe Methodist church was patronized by a large crowd, nnd after all had been fed. there ivas still a quantity ol provisions thai -were sold nt a price in keeping with the times. The conct-rt altor was well rendered, nnd especially Ihe orchestra, under J. was much appreciated, clal success. The supreme court opened on Tues- day morning. Judge Ivcs presiding. n ions anu uui.uj v Tnere wcro four jury cases on Ihe Thoti. I. A. Foremen was Ihe first lor itleir winter's wori- on- ;Tucsday St. Thomas raised 5CS5 by a lag day for Ihe Children's Shelter. Braulford li'.ilios entertained over COO members ot tho 12jth battalion. Ceo. U'Jchhaupt, saullary Inspector of Kitchener, died after a short Illness I now wago scale and working condi- tions lo avert threatened slrlke ol 400.00 men on November 1. Saskatchewan llure.au of Labor Is a position to place two thousand nieu In employment. mbtoii county veterans, 100 strong, will go to Ixmdon, Ont., during the I'riuce. ot Wales' visit. John Lee. Thtslletown has been ap- pointed 'constable for Islington and siurruuuilius district. Journeymen pluinbers In London. Onl.. signed a now 'scale of wages of 60 to cents en hour. Owing to Iho prevalence of dlph-1 The upbolelerers' strlko at Kltchen- theria. the Uleiihelm school uas been clojtj. Aid. J. Hanford, St. Thomas, las slated LIs Imeulloii ot ruiiuine for mayor. orcnestra, unacr j. uuuvs, umtn was in Raymond tvhere her parents supper a finan- are highly respected citliens. Mr. and Mrs. iinler will make their home in Maerath. All join in wishlns them The Canadian CarbouaU Co., Montreal, has. decided to locate Hamilton. g and happy life. fr Is still at a deadlock nud thirty Btrikers Late left tile kilty. Donnel! at Ills Lome in Cuokstowu HS a result of n beam strik- ing him on the head. Dr. J. Third has resigned his pro- fessorsh'p o.r the practice of mediclac at Queen's Medical College, Kiugstou. Tho disabled stenmer Polar Land! Hanover passed n by-law granting was lowed to llalllai by the Bannock-ja iOLXn 0( jao.OOO to Win. Kncdilel burn. jt Son for tho purpose of erecting a new flour mill. J. C. Judd, of Morton, caught nndj landed a seven-pound liass tho largest frauds discovered In pxumlnation ever caughMn llideau waters. ioj police lieutenants at New York ifor promotion to captain may result Coal minors nnd operators In con-' cancelling tho enlier eligible list ferencc at Buffalo aro negotiating a nnd holding new examinations. newa and perhaps for his opinions j evening. A rarjc crowd, present j news ana peiu v ui.ihelr opentag enterainmeni. Prcsi-1 upon his neit-door neighbor. EUis vi-tia .thafrman of h is naturally among the illiternles rllle. eTening, A very Wa5 given and thoroughly enjoyed by lhat the anarchist'and Eo'.sievist agi- ialors snccecd most easily. Like un- educated people everywhere, ihey ill, atCer wh-ch danclhe vtss'flie order ot the'evening. 'llr. and Mrs. Frank; wcro have a deep respect for gl-rbness- The surprised, by a nvhibcr ol man who can mate a speech without hesitating for a word, even.though the profoundly Fimpre'sses in- iheir friends on Wednesday A jolly lime was spent and .much en- Joyed br-'al) present.... P.'-DV TimpreSSeS Lliem. .u -ullS supervision ol school lor and knifing reJaliTes and meelinV fricnas. ThU has" been changed lo Lhat ofr. aanijer lies'-W "the fact I On Sunday next the Ward. Confer- supervision of schools for new Can- -American yrill convene adlans. The elteraiion happy ODE, H "foreign'' and cocccntrales on "new Canadians." 1U spirit fs at once mani- fest. seeks lo remove a distinclicm whlcb. .hosrever unintenlional it mar be, Js perpetuated by a phrasc- So Ion- AS Ihe populalion, other than British, in iU bread and general application, is regarded as foreipi. tmt be IJQO ivhlch-.works 2gsinst BEEimllation. ,A proportion, of Ihe popnlaUon regard- ed as foreign the Dominion Is boind to Iiave. in lhax tbls elemeot is here at the present t-me. To bring those not ol blood to a relationship in Thlcli they "bold Canadian irtenls in common .with, those of toe English 'Epc-ating Is a duly ivhich is nationally invitation-Jo enter Into ihis community of ideals Is made tn the deaifioaL-oD In so noniing' the joung populalioa, -hilherlo denoLed of anything in ihe tray of n difference implied becoraea removed. They be- come, so lo speak, immediately al home. The new status which ihe name of "New Canadians" carries, forms a Jump'.ng ground in Inc absorption of those ideals which in our scheme of education Is aimed al. It Is helpful in that process Khich the variety of onr population demands tor tbe mak- ing of one homogeneous Thole. Industries foreign-born Corkers out- ID exceedingly numDer UK; native born. In the the steel and Iron industry, for instance, meat packing trades 62 per cent; tan- neries, 57 per cent.; furniture laclor- es, 5? per cent.; sugar refineries, S5 year About 40 citizens .signed the per tent.; oil refineries. 67 per cent.; aBTeenienl. clothing factories, 72 per cent, and so orth. 'All the. foreigners, S per' cent ore'.gners; of the employees the slaughtering 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The people of Magrath ha..r--------- joying Chautauqua lor.Ihe three days lOtt. HUi and 13th- It has been s Jeast o( music and education. Tbe eitremcly audience'ol Ihe cits- Ing BTening was very much .disap- pointed at the absence o[ Miss Olive was ill in Lfllhbridse Magrath is to have Chaulauqua next Prepare for Victory Loan On Tuesday morning a-public meel- LE iras held in lie Town Hall in the Wlkt is' Home Without Music? WHEX you can buy a gen- uine Vlclrola from us (OT 51P. wty delay T II gives you access to all the over selections in tho F1 Big Free Record Catalogue for It. Easy tcrniB lo llioso ivho de- A them. Tlctor Records play perfect- ly on any machine using fibre or Blcel needles, RlSCti, LIHUEO Balmoral Block Home of Iho t and atlracled many people. ,_, -o- (he courtroom beinif crowded all ths al.lbeir opentaB.eD'erap.'u.fni- Prc3i; ime of the irml. The defence was liken by McDonald, -Merlin McKen- ie. while Its crown was taken care jt by A. 'A. McGHvary. of Calgary, loth men yul up a good fight for heir sides, and after a day, lha case ivis given lo Ihe Jury al 10 p-ni.. who. after helng out one and a half hours, relumed a verdict ot guilty .of attempted ripe. The judse sentenced ,tq- hnnl labor In Iho This is the ihlrd time this man has been tried for similar offences, according to the evi- dence produced by Lhc crown. Wednesday morning the libel case G. H. Altham asalnst C. Grandlson was called and part o( the evidence taken, tut was adjourned on account of one Important ivilness being out or In Ihe afternoon a case o[ nttempt- ed rape called, but the crown nor are all o( Ihem easy Ticllms of the was appointed Bolshevists, but on the whole they, are much more easily misled, for they know less of American Institutions and have less ot Ine American spirit Han He native-born. ol thousands of them after years pE resi- dence bave. not become naturalized, o little interest do they take in the with B.-Hodges. E. Marker and J. A. Mercer as head committee men ..No doubt a meeting will be called in the near future lo make plans for the.cam- El-Mayor Bennion haa been chairman of this cpmmillo for Ih6 other bi; drives during the war and Eraln has won ,a name among the- Interest In the municipal elections should be livening np. THE TAG DAY ON SATURDAY. Prepare for'the Victory Loan. Saturday's Tag Day, with all that It means, should be kept in mind. to .have ilie prisoner released, "KAS done. The case of the crovm vs. Comslock, of Heaver Mines, for shooting with in- tent lo kill, occupied the balance, ot the day, resullinj In n verdict ot In- tent to do bodily harm. The judge sentenced Comstock to three montbs in the Lethbridge Jan. During thlS-Ccurt both. the rrovn and Lh9 defence wero high In their praises ol the way In which Constable Watt had prepared these casea and made Lhclr-woit easy" by assisting Iho court in his untiring efforts, to-'carry out his duties. Only. a. days ago Constable Watl 61 "received a .wire tier of crdwrJE on tie I are all prond. These are the days when each one prides himself on bis potatoes. There are co small potatoes about this pride. To give the school teachers wiio ill be assembled here on November 6lh and Tin a nearly welcome is a civic duty. The drug question in its spread Is arresting the attention ot the Govern. In llie object of the Tag Day which u aUo arre5t the ai. is lo be held on Saturday there something of a human appeal, ft is for Ihe betterment of the surroundings and ot helpless mortals who, through no fault ol their own, have become subjects ot. tue benevo- lence of the community. II Is jnst tbls helplessness and dependence which give a BcnlfmenUI side 10 the objects ol the Tag Day. To make life 'a rosy one as far as ono Is able for those unfortunately placed is a humane and laudable de- sire'.' This Is comprised in thi move- ment removing the present Child- rens' Shelter lo more congenial and healthy EnrrSundlngs. It )a a mute appeal Indirectly made by -.the youth- ful and Infant Inmates of the Shelter. It Is B call for open space with the fresh air and sunshine playing all around wliich these playthings ot mis- fortune ask for. And who Is there who can gmdgo them this abundance of Nature's blessings? In its present position and surround Ings, Ihe Chlldrens' Shelter In Ihe worst and lasl place ID wnlcb It have been placed. That It should hate been suffered lo remain where IL has been so long (s something of reproach. Steps are now, however, Wcsl of Town, AVhich Will Cut Down Distance To Lethbridge cnses, arid might-have gone..towards Jranum. Two hours after Ihe con; lable had 'Ih'e'.uiarj'. in his car and iroughl Macleod, from, where je was tuten Lack to the place he had dlEanpeared from, lo stand hta trial. His Royal Highness the Prince ol Wales travelled.-.from coast n this fair Dominion ot burs, and like many others "bought a ranch in Sunny Alberla. Wnat better recommenda- llon cap anyone ask for, and .whjsre else can anyone go to.ilnd the lead and climate lo suit grain growing and slock raisingJ_ (From Our 'Own Correspondent) FOREMOST, Alia, Ocl. Ladies' Aid-served a chicken suppe on Thanksgiving evening .to consider- ably over a hundred people. Financial proceeds of S6C.OO go to reduce the debt on Ihe piano in the church. Tbo ladloa arc greatly obliged to nil who donated chickens and other supplies and worked so willingly to make tho event such a splendid success. -The Oddtcllowa gave 3 dance In the hall on Monday evening. Miss Benders, alter visiting her brothers and siste'r for A while, has left.for her homo In Toronto. Mr. Fred Metfhursl has returned from the hospital in Lethbridge. (eel tentlon o: tie Individual. Canada's [ulure is bound np In the eiport Iradt and depends much upon Us merchant marine. Thtj Is true in the value of greater production. Wna raise we sLould be.able lo carry. Britain's ships to be ;Vciii'bc afler hippopotami on account of their am-1 cn phlbious nature In that they can ride on the surface ot the sea R3 well as beneath the waves. Would not whales" be a simpler word? taken lo remove rtproach and enlist our human sym- they should palhle.v Women's gentle errands of mercy When a Norlli Dakota member ot Congress Movea tor a 25 per cenl. duly against wheat, it shows that the old reciprocity pact was not Buch'a one- sided affair'In favor of the Slates as we were made to Imagine by some In those days when the pact was a live issue. A processor ol psychology In a -west ern college has concluded that tha In telllgonce of young women ot seven teen Is ten points higher lhat that o young "men ol Iho sama age. but tha ,he men In a few years catch up will Ihclr feminine rivals In tjralnlnesa an surpass Ihem. This means, the proftfg gor thinks, that men go about mor In the world while women arc mor cloeelr confined to the nome ai domestic tavo moved along women's path In (he campaign for placing Ihe Chlldren'9 Shelter 'In lliat environment which properly belongs lo It. 11 Is a woman's movement which, unlike any other, admits ot no criticism, It-spells and proclaims Hi own virtue. The call is for each one of us In the spirit of (ho words, "Whosoever denletb a cup q( coM wlltr which we are iaminar, The professor takes It that womc (o .advance menially In the same d as men snonld go out more. A senlmlndednos' is regarded as a Ira of professors. This appears to he tru with regard to pur particular prole- sor. Has he lorEc-tlen Ihe baby? Vcllor 'fever'haa been banish frftm the earth, say Gen- Gnrga former S. A., lurnhig from Ecuador to I'auamn. 3 operation. Dr. Mills has returned to lown alter pleasant holiday ID Calgary and her points, Mr. Hale, provincial policeman, o: aryterrles, paid a -visit to -Mr. Boute aterday. A new road Is being opened direct west ot lown along the railway ack, thus shortening the road fron ere lo A good deal o uch-netded grading his been done tely'lei ween here and Wrentham. Thousands ot dUposaC33.Cases cb, he- machinery o: New Yor'K's munlc al courts, anil many HUggestloris ar naite tor relieving Ihe housing silua on, which Is rapidly becoming dan crons. PARIS, OcL formal ratification of the j peace treaty with Ger.ng.ny, making that in- strument effective, will not .fake place Ihis week, as had "been ex- pected, it wag announced lonlght by the United Slates delegation lo tho peace conference. There has been an indefinite postponement of this step, it was sialeil. t. f. if f.. f. t BERN1E MORRIS MUST SPENH TERM IN JAIL SAX FRANCISCO, Ocl. Bernard Patrick Morris, the Seattle hockey player, mual aerre out Ihe two.year ,sen-. tones Imposed uporiV-hlm hy a' c6urt-martial nt Camp Lewis for evading Iho selective dfall. according to a decision ff announced here today In tie United Slates district court''o( sf appeals. today alTlrmcil tl.at 'of Ihe lower court, which denied Morris- a writ of habeas corpus. tf r. if tf i. t. r. t. tf -'i