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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBREDGE DAILY HERALD. THE HERALD'S PAGE OP LIVE LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, 1920 LETIWUDGE, ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN Methodist District Meeting Here Calls For Clean-up in Crow Towns Resolution Asks Authorities To Differ Wheth- er Conditions Were Worse in Days of Open Bar Than Now Being Sold Openly in Some of the up Are Tak- ing Some Action. 1 Uquor conditions In the Crow's Nest towns was the subject ot much, discussion at the district meeting of Methodists in Wesley church last night. The speakers deplo'red. condi- tions in that district at the present time and passed a resolution asking (be district conference to appeal to the provincial government to clean au the place. A resolution ;was alBO passed com mending the Herald for its stand on this matter, as published following the .Bassoft hunt. Rev. C. R. Cocoran brought the lunday brought In. a larger' revenue ban one of the large Lethbrldge ichoolB. Plans are under way for the irectton of a church at Belle- vne. Part- of tho public school is meeting in the Anglican church in Hillcrest, without desks or black- board. question up In his talk on tho coming referendum. He announced that era will' have to register and statei that conditions on the prairies are no' is bad now as they were during thi day s of the ope n: bar. Police prolec tldn is not as badly needed, he con tended, although the population ha: grown. H. Peters, of Bellevue, said h' was reque'sted, along with Kev. W. T. Toiibg, ol Blalfmore, and Rev. H. Newman, of Htllcresl, to act as or- ganizers in regard to the vote on the referendum and that they had refused. As a'result.of this reports had been circulated from Edmonton to the ef- fect thqf they'arp'o'pposed to prohibi- tion. denied this. Worse Than Old Days They ate not opposed to prohibi- tipnibut are opposed to present condi- tions.. They-want, to: wake the prov- ince tip to tho real conditions as they exist in the Crow towns, he said. In the old'days two bars were, open in Bellevue." One hotel was a desirous at but conditions under the pres'ent law and the manner In which it is being enforced are -worse than in 'the' days of 'the "open bar, he contended. inhibition 1st all his i life, he announced, but when he looks at conditions In :thg Pass he is.dis couraged.'ho said. Conditions her. W.' A. Lewis, of Macleod, baaif man the contended that conditions all'bver.sjhe. speak! sre" improved: 'sin ce ihefvote in 1915. He called attentioi to the disappearance of the jails anc the; small populations In the Jails tha' ate-now maintained. Jn the old days drunkenness- in Macleod was rife, hut at the presen time the city is quite safe for trie wbaien Eirlo at- night. Th" number of cars.that line the main streets at night h them ght PI of Lethbridge BprjKe: he saw.in th Pass country ten years ago. He cbul not conceive that the conditions a the'.-present worse tha in the old times. Ho told of a trave ley-he.met' at Lille, who said that herhad a lot in hell and ono in Lill he thought he thought ho would nhoos 33. hell. Rev. Jir. Jones told of the freqnont murders that .occurred In "Krank in thbVo days that never were published the'rolling ot men. In'houses fame.: He endeavored to have the'place looked after, communicating with police and government officials. While he .was conducting this cam- paign ho held- a mass .meeting In Blalfmore and one hundred and eighty people out of the two hundred present Tot6d to'haye .certain' houses closed. Wlien Rev. Jlr. johen went to the city, council with the. request newfound that .'the houses In question'were own- ed by two of the councilmen and that theyiwere Drawing down one hundred dollars.a month rent from them, with the -result that the-houses .remained open.-- At one function Mr. Jones said he saw a lino of seventy men passing his' house, cash carrying" a. keg, of beer. Festivals at Michel were-stock- ed with over two kegs ol beer ae rule, he contended. Not So Bad as of Old H. W. Christie, ot Bellovue. who has. resided In that district tor twelve or thirteen agreed with Rev Mr. Jones'that conditions are riot as bad as thoy were when the 'bars wtrc open. Now It Is not necessary to search tho bar rooms to find husbands of sick wives. Mr. Christie, however expressed the opinion that .condition! are' worse than they need ho am Bald they are simply rotten. An Effort to Clean Up Speaking a second time, Rev. Mr Peltira taiu yOilCo ViaVo ij'iau6 cOruo efforts to "clean up the district since Bassos chase concluded. Six places are selling liquor in Sellcviti at present, he said, naming a soldie: club at one of. thorn. Bight place: are running wide open In lllllcrest, am Dlalrmore, -he contended, ia runnlni wide iA. place in Bellevue I being built, he Bald, for the eipres purpose of being a boozorlum. Higher Salaries for Ministers At the afternoon session Hon. H. Cushlrig of Calgary appealed fo noro money for tho ministers. Ilev T. Powell of Calgary spoke about th Forward Movement and told of It program. During the discussions at the eve nlng session It was brought out tha Ihc Sunday school at Belicvuo las Mounted Polite Will Give Ex- Field .vEvents'-' "i.' Official announcement ija's. been made ot the list (it-races for the sports on Labpr ducted under the Trades) pud Council and tho QOV.ViA.--Two out- standing features'ot this program arc tho stuntB to be put on' by the R.C. 31 .P. and the five-man tea in' football games. 'Teams have been chosen by the K.C.M.P. and the Horse- back w wrestling contests. Tent, peg- ging and tilting at-ring'are two, other cards -that will prove.; very interest Ing to the public and which will be taken part in by the G.W.V.A: and the R.O.M.P. riders. y: Good prizes have been lose as well as.for the fooliiall games. SpftclaU.plans are -being made to ivG." a' good tug-oTwar...' Entries for lis and for the football' gariies rhusl e in the bands of Secretary Turcbtte f the G.TV.V.A. Following is the official program: Horse Back Wrestllna Winning team (4) :ent .J10.00 Tilting at 10.00 Open Events" 2nd ird 2nd is.'- High 2nd 3rd 440-yard BANK CLEARINGS Bank clearings for the week ending today were J802.C49.S8, as against for the corresponding week last year. Fire Destroys Hard Hi in Spring When Wind Blew Crop Out Half-mile ZnrI 3rd Half-mile'relay; prises of ?5 Broad 2nd 16.25, 3rd IS. Hop, Step and 2nd 55. 3rtl SJ2.75. _. --i 100-yard dash, under 2nd 100-yard under 2nd J4, 3rd ?3. 'Half-mile bicycle race, IS'and un- der-rlst J6, 2nd J3, 3rd Blindfold 'prizex to sur- fivor. Sack race, under ?5; 2nd "Three-legged H 2nd fl.40. '50 and ?5, 2nd 3rd 0." 50 yards, 17 and ?5, 2nd ?5, 3rd f2. Egg- and spoon 2nc 3rd Old Men's Race 50 yards and J5, 2nd }4 Ladles and GcnU Cigarette lady i ent, fs each. Thread and iNcedla winning couple. J' Single' Ladle's 2nd' 15, J. J. Gilmore, a farmer living fou mifes east of Madeod, lost his cro in the big bfow on June Sth, and th morning lost his home by fire. Shbr ly after 9 o'clock the roof caught fir and the house was destroyed, som of the furniture being rescued. I1 aces his damages in the nelshbo iod of Tho crwa of the (ire is thoug be sparks from the: chimney, rong wind blowing, caused a goi raft, and as'the fire was first u ced on the roof, .that is inclusion'. Mr. Gilm'orp can come hose-working in-the fields and sqjn elghbors-saw.thei flames anil rush 3 the scene, helping to, got some he furniture out. Mr. Gilmore ani} is family .are beftig taken care olby elghbbrs: _ .The hbuBe v.-as.a'frame struoture.of storey and attic. He had his crop blown out last year 60-yard 4.25. Married E 0-yard 8rd Egjj and Spoon 2nd Married Couples Three-legged 2ni 4.50. r Married Men's Race '1st 2nd Fat Men's Race .1st 3rd -Baby. Show 18 months and :nd Pony Race 1st, Slnw Bicycle ttace 1st 3rd (6 a Side) pair of cuff links to each winning Put 1st 2nd All ihe abovo prizes flro for xoo< to the value of money stated. The Rhyming Optimist (By Allho Mishaells.) YVe. insist it is ,now time to note e claim of the overlooked goat; peo- e call 'odnEeryatlon the hove ol our illon and say'We roast save every at- as a conserver, indeed, e shows' a record for speed, ne glance at bis eating Insures no omnetlnE with him lii the matter of -People say that we all should and they tiiruish us rules to Kcrve; but while we are raving the )at goes' on saving in a way that akes oodles of nerve. For fow ara things that be bans aud all of the oat'a partisans-point out with much lea'su're that he Is'a treasure when comes to coLfcefvlug tin cans. He's -creature of .catholic taste anc trongly opposed to all waste, and tho Hl-boaTtis -afford him sufficient to bard him, for he's fond of the succu ent'jiaate. And with mohair two dol a poiinS it 13 nice to have Diily bat'-'rouhdi there's no garbage for urhlrig where Dili is interning and eeiu all the weeds oft tho ground Though' for goat meat wo say .bn't care, putting on a eontemptUDU air, -ilittS "Spring latch" 'tis labeled, It's enabled to butt in, ou ho best bill of fare. Yes, too long tare we' said that the goat should be the, swell table d'hote, and had It Tieen'served thus, it would lave unnerved us, though we liked it all right as young shote. Ar.fl too' qng has the. goat been denied the iniestivistige ot pride, but today's sit- uation demands conservation and now 10 IB'putting oil side. Wife Claims Divorce While Husdand Claims Wife Was Not Legally Married to Him John Bass Acquires Show Place Near City on Per Acre Basis Announcement was made this morn- lug ot'lhe salo of the home place ol C. R.; Daniel, on the Coaldale road three miles east of to John C. Bass, of Lethbridge, who op eraleE a number of large farms Chlu. The deal was closed yesterday The price paid Is understood to be or about ?260 per acre. The Daniel home, with its farm 4SO two-thirds irrigated, Is one of the show places of tho district. home, which was built about eight years ago, was reported then to have Magrath Couple Owning 000 Farm Appeal To Court To Settle Their Dif- ferences court the wife and. a cl: marriage by the husband, .who. states that hia wife is not his, wife. The par- ties who have filed the respective claims a'ro Mr. and Mrs. Powers, the husband farming near the town of Ma; grath. Delia Powers claims a divorce and alimony, also a sum ot money as her dower.right, from Charles I. Powers, at present farming near Magrath. She alleges desertion and infidelity oil the part of her husband. She is now re- siding la the States. The plaintiff-' In her claim states that she was married to the defendant at Monhead la Coun- cost and could not be replaced 0[ Minnesota, In 1679 and iiv- Au exceptional incident In tho local ourt is the application for divorce by -We- be wife and a claim for annulling the feidanfls not-entii ....i... in any the lands marrlage had been dissolved by decree of'divorce. The said Buiey, it ia al- leged, was alive at the time of his marriage to the defendant and so no valid marriage took place. Plaintiff claims that ha and defendant Ixavc aever been niarrled and that tho cere- money did not constitute a valid mar- Y. ho claims that do- titled to any. dowel and at the same :iine asks that the marriage be annull- ed. JJOO PUPILS 11 today for much less than Splendid' lawns and groves of trees surround it, and it is served with wafer, light and telephone. Fine'out- buildings have also been provided. The transfer of the properly takes place inimedjately and Mr. Hass takes possession this fall. Mr. Daniel in- tends to remain in the city to look after his large, farming interests in the Coaldale and Cbiii districts. Mrs. Daulel and family are going to Seattle for the school year. ed with her husband uutil-1916 .when he deserted her and committed adul- tery. From the time of.the'marriage to the spring of 1909 the parties lived together In Cnss county, North.Dakola, The plaintiff claims that'by joint work and labor they acquired a largo am- ount of property, consisting, of real estate, namely 12SO acres of farm land. title of whichrwas placed In'the name of the to'plaintiffs right of dower, which by the laws ot H. M. Shaw, M. P., Advised oi The Gets Two Guns North Dakota was an urifilvidoa one third. In the spring of 190D and defendant agreed to eell the farm[ for the purpose of removing to West- ern Canada and.there invest the pro- H. M. Shaw, Sl.P. for Macleod, has bceu advised that the war trophies foi that constituency have'heen awarded s well. When .he cams out of nn office uilding, a Chester, Pa., man found is auto gone and reported It to the as having been stolen. -'Later 'developed his wife had saw he car and driven away In It. Did you tee two grizzly bears fight to the death? See 'The Courage of Marge O'Doone' at the Colonial Monday. BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL SOON BE MAKING'3TEE VICTORIA, Aug. m and blastfurnace for the'manufacture of steel will, It is expected, be estab- lished In thls'prbvlhco as soon as the vtionrj.' ipi" Oi such an undertaking has been as- sured, statement made by Major Martyn, Industrial commis- sioner the province with James H. McVety and Nichol Thamp- son oi the advisory council -of the British Columbia ot Indus- tries, has left for .Chicago and San Francisco in connection with the mat- ter. Why did O'Doone select a friz- zly bear as a See "The Courage of Marge O'Doone" Colonial on Monday, High School Has 184 Pupils- Total of 191 New Pupils Enrolled The flTSt day's, enrolment at the High and showed over pupils placed as fol- lows: High school 160. Central C25, Weslminslcr 2S6, Fleetwood 267, Gal- hralth 2S-1, Hardieville 85. Total. 1707. are back arid'the attendance on the "first day was con- siderably short of'that of: the last month o' the last term, June. When the'schools broke the suniiner YaL-ation -the enrolment was" as fol- iows; High school Central' 701, Westminster 305, Fleetwobd 233, Gal- braitli 281, HardleviJle 83. Total 1851. V.The number of-now. pupils so far enrolled !s as. .Central 48, Westinlnster 48, .Gal- 22. Tptal 191. Many 'municipal-coiincilsrKave de- cided to', fight In- -creased telephone' rates'In Ontario, Discount Rates More Favorable By Two Per Cent, in Two Days What caused the big Jasni in New York funds in favor of Canada dur- ing the past -twb: days'! On Tuesday the Canadian dollar was at 105a per cent, discount; in New York. On Wednesday the discount was only !1% -against us. Today, .Thursday, Canadian dollars are per cent, discount in New York. This is the best con- dition of the money market for many weeks. What 15 the causet Local hartkefs cannot explain it; One said to the Herald: "The only explanation I can give, unless there la some International reason, is that Canada has n'big vvheat crop this year, American dealers are buying our wheat for export or other purposes, and therefore the balance of trade Is more in our favor." ceeds in land. The land was; sold for one-third ot. which" the-plain- Lift cSims belongs to her by" reason of her dower right. Big Money Here Defendant and plaintiff 'loft N: Da- kota and "tamo to Magrath, ..and the claim states, that defendant .Is. .now posseised of property in Alberta of the value of as the invcstment-of She claims a dissolution of ..the .rnarriago and: the use of an undivided interest !n alt property possessed by the de- fendant. Charles L. Powers enters li claim otherwise He states as against Delia Bukey, known as Dfelia that the defendant Is a wiabw rcsid ing Sandpoint, Idaho. He claims that she married W. Bukny In 181.8 j and that she was never1 divorced from him nor the marriage annulled, though she represented to him that this prior guns. High gun. trench mortar and one machine gun. trench ;mcrtar. treuch machine guns. machine, gun. machine-gun. machine gun. machine gun. machine gun." DON'T FORGET' j The only placo where you can- get your shoes repaired by prac- tical shoemakers is at. Hutton Perkins 418A Fifth Street South Phone 693 3 doors S. of LADIES! Spend wisely and you wisely is a well- known axiom, which you will find true if you patronize Now Ladies, try the C. N. Stuart Co. Extracts There U no better, and tho price is right. 25c a tube at present Vanilla, Lemon, Almond, Rasp- berry, Strawberry and many othera. SPECIAL FOR Friday and Saturday 60c 40c 50c 40c 40c 35c IQc lOc Chocolates per pound............ Plantation Klcsoa per pound Chocolate Kisses per pound............ Olrl Country Pepper- mint, per. pound Peanut Brittle per pound PeamU Brittle per pound Or 3 pounds (or............... Plata Ice Cream Price .Sodas Price KEITH'S '60S SrrJ AVENUE SOUTH SSSSSttS TONE Is the Orel-consideration In the production ol the WILLIS TIANp- In order to get the tone required, the materials are especially selected for their particular purpose. The ,work- man'.hlp Is the very best procurable the piano making fM. The result Is that the WILLIS PIANO (occupies a position at the top of the list of CANAD- IAN PIANOS. COME IN AND SEE'FOR YOURSELF, SOLD ON PAY- MENTS TO SUIT. Ills Pianos limited HULL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Ask the Person Who Has Eaten Here And Take His Advice. The Yale 212 FIFTH STREET SOUTH Costal Ice Cream is noted for its Purity, Flavor and High Pood Value. It is manufactured entirely from 1 dairy products, sugar and flavors. It is pas- teurized and carefully handled, making it a .safe food. BE" SURE TO ORDER CRYSTAL ICE CREAM We will make any flavor you desire. CRYSTAL DAIRY LTD, FOR SALE! 1 ton Truck 2 Ton Truck....................... BOJH IN EXCELLENT CONDITION APPLY LEIHBRIDGEMOTORSLTD. ,11th; STREET SOUTH THE HANDSOME STONES 'On view here ate not so ei- pensive as you may imagine. Wo prepare them when no im--' mediate orders are haud. Lethbridge Monumental EIGHTH STREET SOUTH PHONE 1576 Commencing September lrst Lethbridge Milk" Producers' Pure, Rich, Pasteurized Milk ADVANCED in price ONE CENT per quart, rnak: ing it 16c per quart and 9c per pint, delivered.. This raise la the result of an agreement between ourselves and tha Lethbrldge Milk Producers whereby'the Producers receive 10c per quart for production, and the Creariiery.'6o per quart for distribution, It Is our aim tjo give our customers the maximum service at minimum cost, quality considered, and .also to place falrty before them the cost of the milk to us plus our charges handling. Our Milk Is the finest In quality, produced locally, from cows, and pasteurized'In our Sanitary Glass Lined Pasteurizer, Milk today at 16o per quart Is :f he'very cheapest food S" the market. "Let tho children' (jotfa lOjtchoot have all they want to drirk and watch tlie results on tfit tes.cher's nionihly Report tards. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR MILK SUPPLY, CHIEF MOUNTAIN CREAMERY CO, LTD. Phone 1929 ;