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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PA HE FOUR LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, SEJPTEMSftlV'lS, She fceralb fllberta DAILY AND WEEKLY and LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED S2S 6th Street So'jth, Lethbrldge W.JA. IH'CHAls'AN preildent and Managiig DLrecloi John -r-'rrance Business Uamoer Audit B-JK of CirculMiofH Subscription Kates: j PCI .week -25! Dally, by mail, jet year........ Daily, by mail, lor 6 moatis ..i. 4.33 I Dally, bj mail, 3 2.50 .Weekly, ty mail, per year.....1.50 ly, by mail, per rear to U.S. AND JTHE IRISH QUESTION. 'Just'because State legislatures are Inlsrfering in tho Irish business is no wby_ it be conelude4 t! '.the United'States is overwheiin- 1 on the side of the Slue FelnerB. .1 'Jst be remembered that this is lection year and the politicians .'laying to the Irish Tote. o test barometer of Aasrlcan ion we have seen appears in! 'New York Globe. On Us front paso it carries a little feature called "The Inquiring Reporter." Every day this reporter asks five persons, picked at random, a question. A week ago today tte question was, "Should the tbnerlcan President ask Britain not to let'- MacSwincy Ho asked this question of five, people at one Old PostDffice in New York City. Here ore tho repites ije re- ceived; 1. I-. Cleary, metal business. Hotel am Irish, 5 fait to see the neijcfit Ireland will I derlve'_by the mayor being prevented Ifoni killing hinisejf. The President should riot interfere; 3. D: Godtiied, interpreter, 27 East Third the .conditions vierii changed and England should make of ns a similar request what would wo think, and what would our answer be? have ho right to interfere. 3. John ;L Morris, public account ant, 176 Lexington no reason .interfere in lingland's political_ affairs." The man is suicide. Joseph ROBS, insurance husinessi Hotil can 'give two answers to that. As AsiDrieari citizen we have no right to Interfere, but as z man and for humanity's sake, yes.' 5: II. Ardley, Journalist, Providence, H. an Individual lie has the rigtir to say whether he wants to file or not, hut if we concede the right of any man to starve himself to ob- tain his freedom then the faerie of all laws falls to pieces. We .believe these answers are really representative of sound Ameri- can opinion. It has been the politicians playing to the Irish vote that we have been hearlng'from, and too many people have rushed to the conclusion that they voiced the views of the .United States. In that they are mis- taken. The answers to the questions 'of the New York reporter make that clear. but which, as shown in tbt> present action in regard to a general strike engineered by Soiillle acd Co., is nevertheless a "challenge to Constitu- tionalism." as it is interpreted to be by the Lloyd Ctorge Government. It Is somewhat remarkable to. note that at a recent meeting between repre- sentatives of the extreme -I.abor move- meat 3D Uritain ant! the Preach. Con- federation of Labor a member of the. latter wanted to kcow about the- 'British Soviet." it is related that Mr. Adumsop, "the nominal.leader of the i'arllaiuentary Labor turned to the interpreter and. said, "Plcii-e tell him lhat we don't like Iho word 'Soviet.' Council ol Action is the recognized title." Judging from the tenets of Mr. one wonders "what's In a was another embarrassing question was put to the delegates oy one of the Frenchman, "What about' .Appleton'.' Is he with you or i This put Mr. Adamsoii In something of a Quandary, and his re-! ply was not altogether convincing. Mr. Appleton holds a'D important position as one of the sane Labor in iiritam. H was he who received and published the letters of Colonel Jolin Ward exposing the nsir of Bel- she" ism as gathered by the Labor ciission to Russia. Trough they mako the most- noise. the ection of the Smillio.gan; be interpreted to the voice oi Latoi as a whole In Great B'it-iin. Tbcro are the mode-dies (here as '.weli as the extremists, though the latter .are the loud-voiced and the most active, and for the time being ap- pear- to control the situation. It is well when we hear the clamor to re- member, one of. the apt illustrations given by'William Jennings Bryan in one of his many .speeches'. Ho .refer- red to the noise made by, frogs in. a pool, which sounded like that of thous- but in fact .only proceeded from the throats of two. Meanwhile thg ef- iorts of Sir. Smillie, the stormy petrel of l-abrrr in Great Britain, should not stormy a com- situation in Canada. r.4 minority...bo confound- ed with the majority, bearing in rilnd hat this intnorityrVery often, has no cuimeiiillou nor-' "r conception of. what the results of high-handed action on its part may mean to the if Labor has yet to' come into its own) et It-bo., by constitutional methods, with-no danger ot alienating ptfblir, sympathy. Direct action Is hot. con- ducive to this, WITHOUT MERCY just taken a couple of seats for that, new show, dear." Wift'y nice! Til start'-to dress at ooce." We'll i on time for once. The.tickets nro for tomorrow." THE. ACTION OF ROBERT SMILLIE Hobert SmIlIIc, the leader of the ex- treme section of. the Labdr party of Great Britain, .evidently knows who his true friends are in the cable mcs- pageliB forwarded to the 0. B. o. dele- gates attending tho conference now being held in Cajgary. In this he has requested that simultaneous action be taken for bringing about a strike In Canada on September 25, the date on which it 13 proposed to precipilat a general strike'of the miners In Great Britain. Robert Smlllle is not only a trouble .faaker in the Old Country but seeks to start-trouble elsewhere. The par- ticular views he holds may be gath- ered from the sympathy ho has with the O4 B. D-., as may le judged from hia cable dispatch with the reniiesl for sympathetic action. The miners of Canada, be they O. U. or otherwise, WJOld.be foolish to lislen to the pro po'sals of Smfllio In making what is Considered a problem In Great Britain a problem here, where conditions are totally different, Whatever the cau .striven for by the miners of the Old Country-, be It Just or otherwise, It tannotba said to apply to Canada, and io strike ID sympathy is not only -a loojUh proceeding In tho clrcum stances but an unwarranted one with- out any. particular apprehension of local conditions as they particularly apply lo Great Britain. Itohort Smil lie betrays a great audacity in Imag- ining that he has only lo call the tune entf.oiliers in .dance to it no matter Ihojcpnseqiierices, eo long as It Knits the particular policy o) Kobeil Smillle; The exlremlsts ok .'tho .British Labor party have cet'up'what Is tall ed tha "Council of a name jrblch. shies at being tailed a Sorlef, Tha Star thinks Kansas Cjty needs a'corf TO law for f' The gypsy race has Iho'anfbnion ot re-uniting. The ambition the) roving hind. j Woman being now officially In pol- itics, the Kansas City Star thinks the campaign cigar can see the error of its ways. Mr. Strickland has, found grasshoppers' eggs in two square yards in Welling. This is au "eggstra- ordlnary" find. Do You Know? TODAY' QUESTIONS. 1. Who was Abdiel! 2. What old rhyine.denotes the age of animals? o. What was t6e 'population of Canada, according lu' the ''last -Domin- ion census- end what was it in the one previous 4. What is the teal meaning of 5. What is the highest court in Canada, and of whom is'it'composerl? does.-t'All-my eye and what is Its SATURDAYS QUESTIONS 1. What was the number ot the Expeditionary Force'enlisted'in Can- ada up to the cessation ot hostilities? 2. What city Is. known -as the "Crown of the Has Good Standing in the Prov- School Fair RAYMOKD, Sept. Hay- mond public- school is now well under- way for another year with n very good attendance. It wilUhowever, increase materially in the next six weeks. Ray- mond has undoubtedly a splendid pub- lic school. Last year it was awarded a special cash prize offered by the De- partment of Education for general ef- ficiency. This year the school splendidly organized with a rery 3. What was the'total outlay for the war in Canada up to November 191S? What, was the iron: Crown of Lombardy? 5. an endemic disease? C. 'When was New Brunswick first colonized? ANSWERS 1. of-vfhom HS.052 were sent overseas. i 2. Antioch, of Syria, which consisted'of ftve encompaEEed by a" common rampart, which "enrounded them coro- net." 3. -The crown of.the aucieut L-oago- barrtlc kliigs. It is now at Monza, Italy. Henry of Luxembourg and suc- ceeding .kings were croivned-'witb, it. Napoleon 1.' put it on" his- rtead with his own hands. It is fa thin 'fillet.of. Iron, said to be hammered-fvom a part ofths truo cross, covered With.a gptd enamelled with jewels, i 5. One commcB. to a particular'dis- trict, from no.tendency to spread. Thus intermittent fevers are endemic in marshy disp.bsses'sed of Eequence'bi their loyilty td.th% Brit- ish crown. Waits; Now is The Polish armies are gaining big victories over the Bolshevists and bag- ging many prisoners. It looks as if the Polish armies are polishing oft the Bolshevists. A cat has been instrumental In lead- ing to the recovery of a quantity of. valuable German dyes stolen by Its owner. He must consider the event a catastrophe. In consenting to hear "tho appeal against (ho decision of the Railway Commission, In the raise made in freight rates, tho Government has done the right thing. The public will iook with Interest to the outcome. The extremists In the labor move- ment in Toronto have secured most of the offices In the local Trades and Labor Council, because of the indiffer- ence of the moderate element. 'Twaa over thus. The concert given by John McCor- mack, the well known tener, in Ade- laide, {Australia, was broken up through tha National Anthem being omitted. Tho singer was so ''discon- certed" over the event that he gave the excuse that he understood that tho Anthem waa only sung when the Governor was present "It is remarkable lhat the Govern- ment of Canada taxes the big Interest man higher than any other country." said Premier Mcfghen. The big in- terest man, however, lias his compen- sation, what the Government takes with one hand It more than re- turns witb the high protective tariff the big interest man benefits by.- Candidate Cpi says tliaHf elected .to the Presidency he-will niibmlt the question lo the League ot This is a diplomatic way ot sit- uation wfien it is a case of Irish votes counting. Mr. fox Is by no means a political infant. The local school is cne of the few in the province giving work in domes- tic science, woodwork and music. All these branches arc laught by comp4- icnt teachers. Then the cadet work Is under the direction of Mr. Duhein Weaver, who holds a certificate from the military authorities as a quali- fied teacher, and who has also seen service in "the Canadian havyY Tie cadets. Kill make a fine year, it is expected. The staff is headed by Devoe L. L and associated with him on the staff are jtt. Weaver, Mr. Tucker, Miss Marjr..istevenson, Mi3B Madge Harke'r, AIJs.s. Fpnloa and .jir.. be'rry, woodwork instructor, and Mr. music supervisor. Prize lists'for-.the Raymond and District school faliy which.wiji.be held 21, wiil soon bevrea.dy for distribution. They heing printed by the Lcthbridge Herald Job department. tMr. Vlecher.-foqner'manager of the I'opal branch" OttJ'e.: and hqw-ihspojiqr" spent Thursday in gnest of Mr. and T. oahk building. Mr. John T. He'ninjrer, known sheepman, was also of Mr. and Thursday.' "_ C. U. Brewerton, proprietor of the Flex shortly "cprnmence work on tha toaiodelling of his theater. The building Will be extend increasing the.'seating cap.acity, the inVerior wj1P''be' re-decorate'di a ncT .heating, system -will be put In and a new system of Ughling.'ahd the lobby, will be'enlarged and 'beautified It is'Mr. .Urewerton's plan'also to use qpera chaifs entirely, :und have, a "pit .Rad.e for When finish eil '111e'Hei the hand earnest, hduses'i''in Forty-five IhoiiBanii dollars" for "a I'southern' 'AlbBrtaj-Mr.- portion of his royalty on the west Clares. dome structure of the Mosby. striicture IB a part of the reward tiiat has come to Malhias W.' Wildschutz for home- steading and trying la-reclaim' for ag- ricultural purposes .the brokeh; rocky principal O...S, Longman, ot the Ray mond .school of agricultural, and" who was a judge at the recent school fair at' Cardstdn, expressed keen delight and admiration 'for-'the Cardston school fair. He sfa'tiid'in conversation witl; your corresppndenf, that it was one of the very school fairs'he had attended and lie has attended ground that .has become the scW activity In the eastern' Fergus oil field. Having sold part of his royalty, Wilrtscliuta intends keeping'practical- great many in different'parta of the ly the rest in anticipation of a hand-! country. Borne Income .that is'.likely .to The Women's Institute have ahoi within the next thirty days. [finished their canvass of the Uiivn and Tho royalty which he sold includes district in the 61 the regis the land on which the Jtid-Northern j tration of voters 'next vveok. The> and l-Yantz wells, have been drilled, have met with encouraging success together with an interest in produc-iand the registration is 'expe'cled to b tion from tracts in 'section 22 nnd [heavy. Registrar Thos. Gould states From the' however, that he will be at the town bfflce, Kay returns will probabjy.be inoml, from nine h. tn. until '1 p. ni as soon as the first' checks arp for warded for oil now'being serif to' the refinery. How nearly he came to parting with the land that has netted him al- ready a fortune and probably has In store for him a greater fortune was related reluctantly yesterday by Wild- schulz. In order Id get a. (cnce around his land he offc.red a neighbor half of it If the neighbor would fence It. The neighbor, however, did not hold tne land to be of any greatrvalue and wanted Wildschutz to, furn'isli the wire and posts, paying that- for the labor he would -tako tho around. The rteai was never and land involved ntlll. .helpufad, to the....... when drilling 'afafTct? on Hie west dome. Some time after the rYantz well was spudded in Wildschutz, taken with the fine horses owned by another at about ,fp neighbor, offered the neighbor JO acres for n lini'so rained at abnn: {WO. The neighbor-rejected the offer, and again WlldahuU failed to dispose ot the land. every [lay from Sept. 1348 inclusive to register voters. Teacher Had SEIZE CONTENTS OF SAFE SrTATTLK, Sept: Jl.ii'Currcncy, Kdd valued at 000, cdliteR's of, the safc'of steam- er Princes Bophfa, sunk fcfi Vando'r- (From Our Own. Correspondent) FOREMOST, Sept. Ilerhi .son of CnlREir.v amt son Spencer have Vven visiting her sister, Mrs.'ja'rne she sans a solo on Sun day.evening In the'AIethodlsl chijrd to the great delight of the tongrega tlon. Tliey returned honia Mrs. (irimtlis has returned to town after a visit In Milk Rtvei- and Leth bridge. Uiiuian ot Manybdrries was a visitor in Inwn Mrs. Arnold 0 visit to Leth brfiige last week, Mrs. Hunt cnlortained a fow friend; on Thursday afternoon. School is opened again, with thre teachers in charge, Mr. Carruthers MisS llorsponl and Miss Shaw. Mr. Carruthora recently snfferod a painful accident, having Ills' 'leg brok ni returned la'Wlfhrlast Friday Messrs. Car wreck last moils, from, a vjsit i'ln'Onfariff1 in ihc few lines of woolona for nex have been opened In th y. S. in ore is a dccfinc'of 15 per cenl la price, firs. McKinney Impresses the Taber People IFVoro Our Owa Correspondent) TABER, Sept. Wednesday reniog last uuother gun was fired lu he prohibition campaign, when Mrs. xiuise McKinney, M.L.A, for Clarjs- addressed a nicetlng In tho Hex heatre here In connection with the ociiug referendum. The tuusica! part of the program, as furo'eSed by a union choir from he various churches, special inusij eing rendered by both local talent, Miss Reach, whose two solos ere much appreciated by the .large nd representative audience which uiued out' (o hear the first woman ember to be elected to a egislature. Sirs. McKinney Is nown to readers ot the daily press, ud the meeting had, beeu kept in ilnd, it was plain, by the cltifens of 'aber, who turned out in force. A uet by Mrs. Vlckery and Mrs. Dilllg- eier was also rendered ID good form, le two ladies mentioned having sun; requeutly for Taber audiences. Mrs. McKinney is a forceful speak- r, with a penchant for driving home he tacts, and tho citizens of Taber re're not disappointed in their ex- ectalions. Gaiag back to the begin- Ings of the 'temperance movement ha traced its growth, very gradual t 'first, up to the present tlmo. em- haslzlng the diffffcront steps to tho ru'sent position, where prohibitlo-.i as become tho law in -various coun- est Bijhor In part or -wholly so. Em- hasIs'waB laid on the ovils the Liiiar and tha for sup- ort in attaining the desired goal, "ho speaker closed with a fairly clear the object of the pres- ht campaign. The address was much appreciated y the Mrs. McKinney s assured of a good hearing in future. BRITISH OCCUr.Y TOWN BAGDAD, Sept. own OaMUe left bank of .the DiaU river, about' sixty miles north of this has Ijeen occupied by British orces -svhlth left Bakuba a few days ago. The1 expedition which Is under ho -command of Brig. General Con nghairi bus released soine'Jndlan prist oners and Sirs. Buchanan, wife of the iritlsh .irrigation officer, who was -.illed In that vicinity Jast month. Re rarts'received from Sherebau have ilate'd that Mrs. Buchanan was weli by the Arab tribesmen who Wld the place until'the approach of ho British troops. PICKED UP IN PASSING K 0 H THE BUSY MAN TO "FORM DOMINION -_ LABOR PARTY WINNIPEG, Sept. minion convention to weld Tar- parties organlialtqffi will be, called by Labor was today. uiie_convenficji whi be held hero and provinces will be asked to send jone delegate.to. the.conference. Montreal predictions are that news- print will go to }200 a ton. Darcc Egerton of. Tattoo, died at Kiiutsforii, t'njlaud. Mayor Marshall, ot Calgary, will not seek re-tlectiou. Monsignor McGee, paster oi St. Jo- seph's church and Dean of Stratford Deanery, died suddenly. Dr. John If. Comfort, many years a practioner in the Niagara district, died at Port Dalhousle. Lleut.-Col. James McAra has beeu appointed registrar of the Saskatche- wan War Memorial Museum. Hon. King, Liberal lead- er, plans to hold meetings at Craii- broon and Nelson. Bassano will ultimately be a di- visional, point o! tho C. is the opinion of R. A. Travis, a prominent merchant of that town. Rev. MacPherson, minister at St. Andrew's Presbyterian cb, has been called to. West- minster church, Saskatoon. Within six months the Great West, B-.nk of Canada hopes to have at least 50 new branches in Saskatchewan. The main office ,is to lu itcgiiia. and the principal Canadian cities are: to have branches. a White City, Kan., couple were married by a Justice tho brida paid the hill. She explained her ac- tion by saying this was leap year, and as she had wooed and won the groom, she 'felt she should fulfil the rest of her obligations by paying the marriage expenses. Between two million five hundred thousand and threo million bushels will bo the total yfeld ot all grains in the country north 'of Edmonton, .in- cluding the.farming territories along the line of the Edmonton, Buuvcgan and British Columbia, and the Alberta and Great Waterways line, according to estimates prepared by railway au- thorities. Tor crossing a pair ot silk clad legs In the women's pen of the Westside Police New York, a prisoner attired in a modish Parisian gown was reprimanded by the matron. The, prisoner replied by lighting a black cigar. It was explained to the' horrified matron that the offender was a sailor, who said- an -actress had loaned him the feminine attire to go "sky larking." Thos. O'Connor and his wife, Pitts- burg, Pa., could not agree on bathing The', {wife declared hot water was always' used.' O'Connor said lie had bathed- piga in Irelaud and elsewhere and r. cold bath was proper, -fly way ot emphasis ho land- ed an nppercut on his wife's jaw. The magistrate gave O'Connor ten'days in jail after which the lady (old tile court thu pig would get a hot bath. IDCflM (From Our Own Correspondent) ORION, Sept. Schools In tho district were closed on Labor Day hut the district did uot observe (he day as a holiday es It is just in the busy seagcm. Wilfrid Esgleston and his brother Stdnr-y spent tho week-end visiting friends ueur the Cypress Hills. Mr. J. Schofield, Inspector for schools in the Foremost district, waa in this district during the week. Sept. 26th Is tha day appointed by the united Suuday school boards as rally day. Orion Union Sunday school expects to make a special day ot tho event by means of special aiugins and a spe- cial program for the school. Youug and old are invited. Nels Kelson shipped out a steam plowinf outfit on Wednesday morn- iug. Mr. A. GIffin'a little girl has been very sick and was taken to Medicine Hat for treatment. She is'now much better and home again. TROLLIES COLLIDED ON BROOKLYN LINE NEW Sept. serious accUent occurred today on tho lines of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit corn- puny whose employees have been on strike for two weeks. Two trolleys collided near Btibct's field during the rush to the ball park this afternoon and 30 persons were reported Injured. One mau, a Chinamau, was killed In the collision and the injuries of a dozen more were said to be severe. Exchange Your Piano MANY pianos have- gone "dead" in tho homo "be- cause those who played them have left. Exchange for RISCH PLAYER PIANO and liave nU .IJic music you want.' RISEH, Balmorai Block Home of tho' Victrola" The Satisfying' TPHERE'S a world of satisfaction in a pipeful of OLD CHUM Tobacco, It has that mellow richness that appeals to every smoker. You are sure of a long smoke-an enjoyable smoke-and a thoroughly satisfying smoke-when you fill up your pipe with Pipe ;