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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN DAILY HEWAL0 28, ALBERTA WOMEN AND ALBERTA LAWS MRS. McKINNSV WILL WELCOME ANY QUESTIONS OR DPS ALONG _LI NES. ADDRESS. HER IN C'A'RE OF THE" HERALD. Gratleee-u ladies of the jury: nabie only, neither party' Patient readers of this column, I am the wife's rights were not protected YOU are to rrnder a true Yerdlct, You: and Ibe-T to VJIGW what would shall tell 120 whtt advice I should! be jiuUcr.- They that "no matter what (he law Is" I shall tell therti jus- llct-. Now readers, tell me what I thai! trivise these people. Three Dltsrnma. Shall them that the action which they have bought, aail Into which the wife has poured her viry life blood, should by rights belong only to her husband? That he may. If maVe lor real homes in this couiiirv; j iustead houses peoyU-d wUh parties' o( divided iiiterests. As. out are I cannot advice thai. In the evont of the- death of either the estate If so tied op for tha children that it would be injustlcs lu the curi-lving SPOOJC. Shall 1 si vise them to divide tKlloa hilt and halt? In that event ths wife could will her half to she, wishes, but the husband couM not. Her husband being'restricted '.in j willirj: Is not however sufficient pro-j lection for the hard working wife, for he can give every coat away from her whila he. Is living tt b6 wishes. Alter all her of hard iabor tho right to iny of the results p'nould uot de- pend upon the. whlnvof any man or woman. But do think that 1 can Kite lisse reople.. Now pray do no! thick that these aie different from recelred almoijt tUlly by the writer of column. They art not. I'ise aamber one. 'Marrlige of a widow, without children to a widower ilve children, youngest aged four. Neither have any property, and the widower is la debt. They move to a rented ranch. OQO child is bora to the coujile. Tho children go to school every term until they arc eighteen, and after thai If they choos-i to.irorV- at home, thfty kro paid wages. Husband fills heir to which they use as first-payment on a farm, deed, snort- gaje'.and everything bearing wife's jtamrj also. Late-.- they'sell and move to Alberta. advise the wife receiving half when she can will as she pleases aiid he can not? Now 1 presume '.but yon are saving that the rljhls of the children should be protected. That the estate should be divided, first with reference to the children. 1 disagree with you abso- lutely. The old birds build their nesls In the spring, and raise their families. year It is the old birds, not tUo he wishes, give every foot of it to his I children, who take the nest. Besides. children. leaving his wife to be caivd for by Ihe state in her old age! That. my friends, is the law. That is what tMe man ''could'.'do If'he 'wished.1 Would you that I should advise these people that our present laws represent justice? Is It any argument In ssy that no cian would 'do this lltiug that tho law allowa him to do! _ If they would not do such a thing, cheijur land, they only makoi then why the law! If they would, :i sinaH liill they have) and] then so much the law? the income 'froui the ranch finishes 1 Agaiu, should I advise the husband the payments. Their land has no builil-1 to give the wife n half interest in the the children havu received wages, the husband has tbo estate, and the wife nothing, and she has probtiblj-worked far harder than any of Iheii.'- Then too, you would agreo with nie that the children hail no rights to the estate while the father lived. Yon would insist that Ihe number of child- ren would have noihtng to do with the father keeping the entire estate while he lived. Vary well then. I insist that the rghts of tbp chldren or their number shall be considered just as much and no more tn the death of the (Krom Our Own Corresrondenl) to the mountains', me-' They were after successful in capuiirn tuo aioLutmn lud a "pk lid tnu. V J- i Eor Mr. njd'-fii S tntii OIL STEAMER AGROUND Held i 3" T on hipidaj Mr mi j O t i Mr aud MIB H Bridge Mfs'1 6 lo'U Oiyt Mary were guests.. _ I UrugglsU refund money It PAZO Mrs. A. J. Mercer outortained at j OINTMENT foils'to' cure' itching, WESTERN Major F. O. Taylor, K. 0., S. O.. -M. L, A., who was. elect Ml in-e oi Iho Dominion body oJ A. N. at "lie recent mealing lit Victoria. that woniaa has arrived. They are >ver.t out at 7 p.m. without any prev- ious warning, lamps aud candles were burrlcclly brought Jii.and everytnhis was fine. No doubt lhe> greatest share of the Credit for Hie success of the affair is due I? (he work- eci so Ions and hard. The town veo- jile very willingly donated air things good to eat and the supper was very good. A good sum of money was allied and Masratli will-go over tUe top with her allotment. A mass meeting xvas Lpld ou Suu- day evening "lu Ihe U D. S. church In favor ..of the The questioning .what she will do wllb were p. A. Wdolley, J. new freedom. They are saying P. D. Clarko A-vcrv good hec tbo ages has reading was given by Mr. Henry. Cam- been against men. that it Is to be Ipuign songs choir and a male hpued that DOW cry nulls-i (rib by Byrcni D. Clarko awl They ava saying tbaJ It she does not, jj. fcudered, A mi it, Hud tbcr live ou renteJ i undivided section? Ah, that Is what ather as that of the mother. More land.. Land here bouEht in husband's.11 should Ijke to advise. That would tRlED BAKINGPOWDER fVE NEVER HAD A FAILURE See how great is the power of IL PICK up a bottJc'of BovriJ and let it stand on your palm. rfhcn gkture to yovirself another bottle ao times as large. That larger bottle would represent tlie body-building power of the BovriL'actually iu your hand.' Bovril you arc lining this power to maintain and strengthen your own pbysical resources, and to yourself winter ili'ness. You arc sure of being nourished jf you take with the sesentifieaJJy proved.bmly-building power of 10-20 times amount taken ban that, I insist that the wife should have more, it anr difference, because she has been a mother to children not ier own, Now teH me, wfcat shall- t advise these people would be justice? Here's Another, Now here Is another woman whose msband has run aH (heir and but one quarter section, uud is to sell that. H is the home- stead, so the supposition Is that he cannot sell it. He Is abusive, but prob- ably not sufficiently so for her to get separation, which he will not con- sider unless forced to. There are sev- eral children. Children are not being >rorerly provided for, but probably jot sufficiently neglected lor the .horitics to interfere. Wife has taught for years in the old country, and holds first tlasa certifi- cate, but would aeefl to go to college o brush up, "which, of course, she cannot finance. Now pray tell me what would advise this woman to do. Dur laws baye compelled hor to sit hy aad.see her bus band, every chance to tnake a (o the very last quarter section. She was >owerless to protect the labor of her iwn hands. Although -working'hard all ier life she can not have money- .to herself to earning a respectable iring for herself which respectable livJiig they.are now prived (iDarter section is the homestead. Husband is planning'to move-to "town. He can buy a shack the home then he can sell this Would sou to thfrlast stick gone'be fore to make a-livlng for herself, and, goesj--to teaching and IUOYCS froin the hbnie- stead, husband can then sell it. if she leaves home- seeking, the shelter o- some dam ages against: ancU friend-'jor "harbor she has left his home against his wished." Should che defer nrlicn hoping that husband wll die before he has squandered the las cent? Such men seldom dte. If "they dp it Is intentional. Pray tell me reader, what shall I advise this wo- man? Our laws are built-upa'n keeping our homes intact by r'eiiiering It Impossible for the woman to. leave Then we try to shut our eyes to th results of our action. When sticl. cases Ehow un our ICLWS .do we fee yery proud of there no-.othe _ ieep our homes Intact but" b. binding one party hend and foot Can you not see that such laws bid fo just snch barbaric, and are product ive of such cases? This game as many, many probably be living contentedly In he home, with no desire to leave it i justice had fostered possible cond lions in the years that arc past. Ne ther men nor women are Tnatiuall sufficiently unselfish to have power over another. Has Woman Arrived? Oar papers today are full of the fac Pills! Save Your Hair] Make H Abundant! ie will start a sex war. Let us look to: tho truth of all this. To begin if such cases as kis are they is woman arrived? True she has the ranchise, but does she regard that s an end know the nswer. Women never wanted the ote for the sake o[ voting. She want- d tlio franthlso ..to enable her to keep er home iutaci'.To guard ber child-' en: from, the-hardships and tempt- ions which without tho vole she ould be powerless to do. The mother the wilds wilLglv'e her last breath protect her. young. Has civilized lotherhbod n'ot the same will and tb6 ame right? Economic equality with man is ue- essary to' the wife and mother In rder to protect her t-hildron itnil her- elf. This is-the way women fee It. ou may see it .differently, but a few euturies of economic dependence has onviuced women {hat Ihey have had nough of It. Now there are just two ways br woman mas- realize her desir'o or economic equlaity. One is to fight or it. every" inch of the way, tooth and nil. If any one 'Oonbls that she will o this if It !s 'the only 'way. such per- OH has another guess coming, But if he- does, who, pray, will tto rcsp'oa- ible for Ihe .sei war? liut to win in ibis manner Is tbc last ling women, desire. They are very arnest In their desire to make all men see Ihelr side of the case. Many lien do, and nre heartily wilh us; Vomen desire most earnpsEly to work with men, shoulder, to shoulder, for he good of the home.' crowd ;was preseut and some valuable snd inleresliug words wore spoken. Monday wns election day nml pass- ed off with very litilo eiciteraent. The Brys were out with cars bringing in voters all duy. Three hundred and tvventy-seveu votes were cast, with only oiio spoiled ballot in the lot. The result was 281 dry, and 45 wet. A dance was UeWiu the evening hut the roln'jko'pt'a uumlier'avvay. Mrs'. Andrew PcterEon was pleasaul- ly surprised on MonOay, it being her ..s Sirs. Orson Hall of Taber spent the week lii Mugrnth with, relatives. .Doctor Sharp'and Allan Smith re- turned laiit- week from a .hunting trip lermahyTo Give Aid To PAK1S, Oct. ,reach! he French foreign office Confirm re- sorts of the roops from East Prussia across the luauian bonier. The'French gov- ernment has been informed that, tho ermans apparently arie trying to re- organize the famous Baltic "Iron Div- slon1.' anil ofler its services to Lith- The inter-allied couuuission -virtual- y has been roouestcd to conduct au linmedifite lavesLtgatioA and forward Its report as promptly' as- possible. LONDON', Oct. 2SAH. G. Wella Eiu'.hor whose name waj referret to by Secretary Slate Colby In ret erenca to the vWi of Wtishington D to Russia, has issued a tor mnl statemeiu denying the correct ness ot roporl.' raa'de by Evan E Young, Ualtcil States commlssibner for the Baltic ivoviqces at Riga, coa- (icmlng which .Wetla was ropnrtcil (o iiavo hail with Nik- olai l.cnlne alioiit Vanderlip's pro- posal. Secretary Colby's statement, Issued OCvihcr 2S. raid tlie Young slateil (bat I.CTlnn hail inforrncil Wells ibat VanclerlEp hatl .claimed to rftpro- sent Senator Harding. Senator Jlaril- ing In n statpiucDt of Vnailcrltp. HIS LAST GIFT SEJJO TO DR. GREMPELL'S FUND nffcr ft "D.mdcrlnc" massage, your hair takes on new Jlfe, hislre ant] wondrous beauty, appear- ing fis la-iivy and nc- cause each hslr sceins to fluff -and tbickcti. Don't let your stay life- less, colorless, plain or scraggly. Yon, loo, want lots of long, strong, beauti- ful hair. jA 35-tent bottle o( dcllghtlul freshens' your scalp, cticcKs dandruff end fulling lisir. Tills stimulating sives to thin, dull, fading hair that youthful forlghlaesp aud abundant All linisaisls HAMILTON, of the Isst things tho late J. G. .Cloke, a pronilneFtt bookseller, did, be- fore he died on Tuesday. night to call for his pen and cheque book and EL-br.cribe to the fund being raised herd to aid Grcnfell in the noble the lat- ter Is doing for the fisherfolk of Labrador. Mr. Clokc in the middle of Monday night, about 2-1 hours before died, and said he wished to do something to help Dr. Grcnfell. His fountain pen was brought to the bedside, and he affixed his signature to a cheque for S500, "It a noble action for Mr. Cloko io said Col. B. C. Hooper, in :hargc of the collec- tions for the fund. The Joy Of A Perfect Skin i. Know- the joy happiness that Mmc3 'to.one thru posscsshig a skin of purily end beauty, --The soft; d appearance 'renders brings out your natural beauty to iu full' Cil. jh use over 70 years WON'T ENTER SUIT TOKOM'O, Oct. Thc'.'TornnlO Hallway company will not bo sued UiG'rJty for raymt-nt o( dines lo y> the city KOlioilor Ac- a writ nKalnsit Ibe com- wJthout' from '.llic of rontroi ami tJiat (oilay m take lUe responsibility .for ocHoii. Tho pore-cleansing, purifying propcttiea of this wander- (ul Eoap, usinFf plenty of Jint wfltcr soip, appiicJ witEi Ihe hands, which il softens fally and properties r-f CuUcdra 'OirMmerit for redness and toughness, plmplzs and dandruIT, if any, will prove a. reveU- tTon to ihoso who Ihe'm Jbr fire l time. Sold SOGIAL Sloan's Be Kept Handy For Aches arid Pains WHY wait for a .severs .pain, an a rheumatic twhige. fol- lowing a Kore rnnscle, sciatica, or lumbago to mulie you quit you sh6uld-have Sloan's jiniment .handy to help curb it hud keep you. active, mid fit, and on, the Without rubbing, for it apply a bit today to the afflicted part. iNOte the gratifying, clean, prompt re- iief that .follows. Sloan's couldn'i keep its many -Ihousands' of friends the world over if it 'didn't ke good. Tljat's worth Tcmerahcrr ing. All largest is the most econuiulcal.- 70c, Made MILLED FOfl THE PEOPLE FIT FOR THE KING ROYAL HOUSEHOLD CANADA'S -VOUR-DEALER CAN GET if FOPVOO' d Royal Canadian Mounted Police H5iO. iwle oftetecl for sale by Public the "Barracks, Lethbridge, at 2 p.m. TERMS CASH P. W. P6NNEFATHER, 1 Snpt., Comraanilins Southern Alberts District. 1 We wint to organize permanently so that may put on a campaign to educate our CDn- stituency 'concerning the reasons for prohibi- tion, the value of prohibition, and publishing., the results of prohibition, so that when-the nekt battle is fought in our district we shall t be better prepared for victory. We shall meet oh, AY NIGHT IN THE All interested in law enforcement preparations for victory, SOCIAL SERVICE LEAGUE, ;