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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIQGE'DAILY HERALD' YHURSDAYj OCTOBER 21, 1920 lilCBA" have complete control of the liquor administration. Press Comment VAXCOtrVBK, Oct. ing on' yesterday's joferendum result j tea Sun says patl: "Even euthuslaats ;anioog thfc mod' Comment of British Columbia of Likely Act For Control By Government x Oct. United farmers of Manitoba issued a stateineut favoring the prohibition of liquor iDiporlalion and advocating a vote In Monday's referendum. Her. Thomas XeTil, provincial or- sanizer for tho tatnpsranco dum committee, said today the vote In British Columbia ought jiot to have any serious effect oa tho Manitoba role. he said, "had become 10 obnoxious in tact province and so meat a said to be a permit system, whereby auj adult citizen may pro- cure a permit on the principle of a ration card, entitling; him or her to purchase liquor in reasonable quanti- ties for persona! acd dome-He use, upon presentation at tho uwrest SOT- ercraeut store. It is probable the govtrameat vrill exact a reasonable fee for the pur- chase of permits, which jnay bo re- voked or suspended for abuse of its privileges, .or refused altogether where adequate reason Is shown. In order to lift the administration of thij act aj far as possible above the suspicion of political inSuenco and to secure the creates! efficiency, it is lives of the moderation and prohibi- tion parties as nell as representa- tives appointed-by the ____, ._ _______ Tho commission, it is understood, will'a measure which will promoleTemper widespread, through the side 0oof of that .to be that'the women looied Eubmlttod Provide for a public on gOTcrniuent cpnlrol as something commission to administer the govern- bring rdicf fron tha pro- ment swo.RCt, comprising representa- vailing bail conditions. Had they beeu voting on the Canada Temperanci Act, .which would have shut out im- portation, I believe they would have carried it." A Prohibition View Vancouver World: 'Supporters of the prohibition "net labored under sev' eral hfindicapa which, judging by tlie vote, proved fatal to their hopes. Un- der the provincial law lacy were pow- erless to prevent importation .and an effort to get trio last legislature to invoke the Dominion safeguards in that particular, was voted down; The of the! dnubtlecs aroused ttu'e resent-j meht it fastened responslbU-l ity upon the act that belonged to the voters. It is infallible political .prac- tice tli vt tlie war to secure the repeal .of a! bad law is to enforce it, and the Tvcy'to repeal a good law is'not to enforce it. Charles "upper's Vieyys in mv opinio- sc-crnrncnt should call a session with.'only such" delay-as stated Sir' Charles Tupper, K.C., one of thf) lead- ers of the moderationisl party, when au expression of hia views outcome of the plebiscite. "Any 'jaacliheiit that they bring in will have to beVvcry forcefully considered." brought out our idea of what. such an enaciraent for the government control and sale of honor be, .clearly during our continued Sir Charles, "and I need not ray more eicept that it should j empoy t.r the government to restrict keep control and to see that; ihe Inrs, neither directly or indirect- j reappear -t Mr illiam Savage president. of 1 'the :Peop3eV 'Prohibition association "accept the verdict. "We shall continue our organization because we that the experiment a'ovemvnent sale will be aS'ghcstly a .failure here.as it he in Saa- organization will be'needed-soon. Present Act Condsinne.d The Province The pre- tent prohibitio i cct Is condemned and conlrol arid sale is preferred by an overn-helming mn- jority. of tlie-pepnle of British Colum- bia-1 mijorilv 13 so large and di tniiute? trrough the j .prpfjnce as to room to oiiestiou tbc validity tLe Terdicl. A? record stands it can not tie I taken o bertti'o than as a clear and! definite statement lliat the" Dritisli Columbia1, people are at present oppos- ed to I1 e principle of total prohibi- tion ir free to discuss'thel litestioi Ihev ire right ori w rong 1 UL Uie f ici is lint nfter three years of the statutory prohibition they havfi said that they do not want it' iny longer j An Alberta Corriment Oct Herald! FMdertlj the people of patience- with tha spurious sort of prohibition they have been given for some pasl in British Columbia'. Thtj hue ived lo lie British Co- Inmhia his no belter and'no uc. se than olher rrountes. In this j resuecr ihe co-cihed d y lias. 1 been given a fair (rial and found want- t ing Now the peopl" declare for something else. They do not want u 'wcV province 'In the sense of prc- VprohibHlon wetness.' bar has no either there or elsewhere. But they do want an end put to crookedness in tbo conduct ot the II- inor businesn. Permit System Likely i VANCOUUn Oct 21 -tha government dpcline'd lo discuss tho details of a stato sale measure, until the people had express- ,ed a 'desire for it. there is said to So general agreement aniong. tlie inem- 1 beri gov riiincnt that no priv- ate sale of any hind mint be permit- i teil 1'is means that there will be j no (able licenses ard it may even spoil !he. abolition of the present near-beer barfl The plau favored hy tho govern- eratloulstB must be a littie at the decisive character of their vie- much ance. instead of a prohibil'j.-y law and ia support of a measure which w.n be llpubtlessjth'e result was contributed Illicit which has become a scandal lu this The effect of T'h'at has been here, will, iinaoob'.edly, bo felt J'J-Its remotest -consequences toiy yesterday. Explanations are Idle to seek. The Ufa that preponderat- ing majority of women wonld vote dry has They aro evi- dently not nearly' as afraid ff the evils of drink as tho of prohfoitlos taro supposed. Tha con- tention that tho working man and tha storekeeper bad, becom'o wedded to total abstinence will not survive tbo revelation of the ballot box. So far as the prohibitionist forces are con- cerned the outcome expressed Is not understandable." Ben Spenee Talks TORONTO. Oct. to- day llev. Ben Spenee, secretary of the Dominion Alliance, fid not appear to be disturbed over the province of Uritish Columbia having voted "wet" Tho fight will Mill go on, said Mr. single, division of an army is capable of winning a big bat- tic-. We have lort this engagement, but are going to win the war, take my word for ho added. Victoria Comment Oct.' Colonist Bays: "The desire of tho people, in the light of the experience through which they have- gone during the past three years, is obviously in favor of BRITISH MOUSING SCHEME PROGRESSES LONjDONi OcL As- Eoclated' in the house commons yesterday elicited the fact; thai under the housing acts, houses had been constructed and wwo'non belcj construct- ed. Rylands Discount Sale THE BEST WE EVER HELD That is what everyone tells us who conies in to see and stays to buy at this most remarkable sale in our history. Remarkable because the gar- ments are all in the height of fashion with a full season's wear to come and the prices are -away lower than they were this time last year. Do riot "put off attending this Discount Sale too long for the popularity of this rernarkahle vent is bringing so many. new friends to 'the store .that the assort- ments in sizes and styles will soon be depleted. Better come in .today. Liver and Bowels Feel Fine one right way to speedily tone trp the liver and keep the bowels enter's UttleffftDTC1 UterPiHsnever fauL Millions will testify, ttit thtre ia nothing so good for ioisiifcn, irxligMtran, headache or sal- low, pimplf skin. Purely vegetable, amtO PUl-Saufl (WM-Saull Price Fashionable Furs At Exceptionally Low Prices This is your opportunity to take advantage of bur good fortune in-having obtained a splendid selection of the new- est fur coats at special prices. You mil appreciate this -timely offering of fur pieces and sets in shoulder" wraps, neck pieces; collars an'd for the prices are remark- for 'such fine furs. ;lffir CA Off ffl Furs ad Fur Coats Beautiful Blouses at Popular Prices 'And the price is tut. one attraction, for tho styling, the dainty Laud wort, ana tho originality of the modes will appeal to every woman who wishes the prettiest in her blouso .wear. These include many of the desired over blouses. 10 Per Cent, Off Every Blouse in Our Store EVERY COAT REDUCED IN OUR SALE Discount Sale of Children's Coals Our Misses' and Children's section is holding its; first winter sale and in'the next few.days we expect to out all-pur early winter coats.' Prices" have been marked down so that you are assured that what you buy now is the lowest price this season Prices Every One Reduced for Nine Days, TEN PER CENT OFF RIBBONS 3LOVES CORSETS COTTONS SHEETINGS FLANNELETTES SILKS DRESS GOODS KNITTED GOODS HOSIERY WOOLLEN UNDERWEAR BRASSIERES SILK UNDERWEAR, 'TABLE LINENS FANCY LINENS HAND BAOS A Sale Price on Everything You JBuy EVERYTHING REDUCED FOR NINE DAYS UNDERSKIRTS BLOUSES CHILDREN'S DRESSES SKIRTS KIMONAS APRONS HOUSE DRESSES, YLAND company- We Carry the Stocks of Glri x Dresses, Coats, .V Hats. Scarves arid Underwear, STOKE Boy In lot, Sulfc, Un- en wid A TONBERFULSTOCKTO CHOOSE FROM OFFERING SPLENDID VALUES IN WOMEN'S COATS, DRESSES, SILK HOSIERY, COATINGS, SILKS, UNDERWEAR, FURS AND BEDDING. Beautiful Coats at a Lower Price A New Lot of Women's Cloth Coats Just To Hand Plain cloth and also fur collar coats; some half- lined, others fully lined with fancy satin; a full range of popular shades and styles, at a reasonable price, con- siderably less than prices quoted earlier. Velour, Duvytrt and Polo Cloth Coats, New Prices FUR TRIMMED COATS Serge and Wool Jersey Dresses Charming Styles, Excellent Best Shades, All at Moderate The best all wool Botany Serge Dresses, beaded and em- broidered in sizes 16 up to 44. Priced and down to Very Fine AD ffool Jersey Cloth Dresses Shades new blue, reindeer, copen, cream ami cas- tor. Pretty styles in al! sizes. Priced and Silk Hose Prices Reduced Holeprpof Silk; Hosiery with rib- bed tops, size's and colors. Winsome Maid Hosiery A very excellent qualitr well made Silk Stock- iuE for women. Made from pure silk thread Winsome Maid Silk Stockings A full Silk up afoote the knee. Made from the purest silk .thread. The best article for tno money to ue hid anywhere. Regular -value was S4.0D. Now reduced to The Prices of Silks and Satins Are Down The Whole Stock of Piece Silks is Reduced in Price y 36- incli Fancy Lining Satins that sold 'at. ?4.50, or are now T _.i..t.. 40 Inch Fancy Lining Satins that were selling at are now ....V. Cloth Coatings For Girls'Coats Heavy nil wool Blanket clolb, 5S inches wide, in shades of navy, brown, :and grey. Priced per Heavy Velour Silvertone Navy, brown, and reindeer.- 56 inches wido at, per Serge and Plaid Dress Goods Tartan and fancy plaids. Serges In copen, brown, taupe and castor. -Mater- ials thaf: will give satisfactory wear, AJ! going 'put at'ona price, per .00 30 inch Colored Duchess that sold at ?3.BO perynrdi Is now SC inch linhulai that sold at ?3.00 is now rtoirn lo 30 Inch While Habutai that eoM at ia now down lo 3( Inch Natural Pongee .that waa selling at 32.60, is now only 42 incli Drochado Moleor Crepo that was S7.00 now selling at' Wr yard THE REDUCED PRICES OBTAIN THROUGHOUT THE STOCK Or? A New Stock of Furs At the New Prices You can see tho very heil and laical ctyles in fur iiiccos hero at tho lower prices. Stoles, Capes, Callonelts, Coatees and Muffs. Gig Seal Scarves aa low as Opossum Oapes, large oize, as low at WARM, COSY Quilts and Blankets Don't Bleep, cold when you have such stocks to chooso from. Iteal Down the cheap- est, Tiul Extra 1'ine Satin Covered Down Quilts Our Finest Quilts, elegant cover- ings, full size ...............7..... Pure Woo! While Blankets, 7 Ibs., Cotton Filled AA each........... Make this store your shopping place for your fall and winter requirements, you will he satisfied, quality and value. The Simpson Company Ltd ;