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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER LETHBRIDQB.DAILY HERALD Jack Jones, British Labor M.P., is Coming to Canada and the United States and the Tfnlted Status will soon haye In their sae ol England's most remarkable personalities. He is ''Jack" Jones, Uia Labor member of the British Par- liament who lias fought Ills way to prominence from the humble station o! a builder's hod-carrier, "Jack" is representing'the BritUb. trade unionists at the congress'ol the American Federation of Labor la the United States. He will. be.In New York, Boston and Philadelphia, after adilreaslnc labor meetings in Cana- dian cities. Jack Jones, 41, once a lad from Tiyperary, bas grovra of the most feared' men. in 'the1 Britten House. Ho Is rbngb-'and- ready floor constant thorn iu "the aide of tlie eminently.! respect- able Tory members of the Commons. When he was. first Bent to, Parliament by tbe constituency of Silvertown, of tbe most .squalid sections, of East London, it was predicted that John Jones, jl. Pi, could never be anything but a "boor and that he would never acquire the correct Par- liamentary deportment. He has but ho has Introduced something new. Tlio House novf takes Jack Jones seriously. shrewd common 8BU50 always enriches the one old school: member grudgingly con- ceded recently. Junes Is a .man of strong individ- uality. For yeara he bis constituency, first as a Borough as a Guardian of tha Poor, and later as a Trade Organizer. In the elections of'lSlS, in which the 'present Coalition Coverutatat swept scores of Labor representatives Into retirement, Joues achieved the re- markable by winning ills seat on the Socialist and Labor ticket. First Trip j This is Jack's first trip across the Atlantic, He will be. piloted In tie .United States by Samuel Gompers, president of the I'ederalion of Labor. Ho will also go to.Canada: Ho opposes prohibition. VI am dead here today, "but I would support legislation for 'the na tionallzatlon of brewing and distilling and tbe murJclpalizatlon of distribu- tiou and sale Into.ilcants." He does not look for thaontstaralfng 'labor victory at the neit'EnjUah; elee- tions widely tuet- "alded. v "1 am not sp optimistic as many" of rmy 'I'hsve-Mme hc'pe that' labor in Parliament will be materially strengthened, considerlnjr' the powerful capitalistic'combinations we have to fjght, 1 do not think there will be the labor majority acme1 enthusiasts imagine." Asked what would the first rof the big problems that, labor woild .'tackle MMde to replied: t "Nationalization mines, railways, huge trusts and combines, snch as steel, oil, iron and' even Ihlug and everything that is a national necessary and essential to tbe life of .the. community. Would .Mend Lords "The House of Jjords would certain- :iy engage 'the attention of a Labor Ministry in the hope of ending it or mending it. The House of Commons would be brought up to date and derno- cratized; 'Its.machinefy is dlsgracelul- ly antiquated. "War adventures would also re- ccive attention and International ar- bitration take their place. The work- us havo no use for wars. They are lonceived a.nd engineered by capital- Ism, and the workers are always the sufferers." Jones assailed Lady Astor, the only women member of Parliament, for em- phasizing, sex privileges. "Let a R'oman stand on her own capacity and he said. "Women, should he In Parliament on a level of equality in every respect with tbe male mem- bers." Jones Is outspoken In favor ot self- determination for Ireland. He em- traced Socialism at seventeen years of ago, and lias been one of its mosl militant nclvocntes ever since. He is regarded as probablv the most popular figure-of tho day with the British la- jor classes. Fourteen thousand VNcw York-fire- aien and policemen askert-for-salarics if a year, beginning Jan 1 next. ..t present, they receive from 11 450 ;o a year. i. VERNON'MeXENZIF. Who has Ijen appointed editor '6f Alacl.ean's Magazine, to succeed T. II. Costaln, wLn has resigned to ac- jccpt'thc post of managing editor ot Ladies' Home JolirnaL- Caropaip To Make Scotland Dry KUINBORGH, Aug. MalL) campaign to make Scotland dry has been started in earnest by the Na- tional Citizens' Council. the liiov'sloas of the Temperance (Scot- laud) Act which enables.the electors ti decide by i vote whether the country shall go dry, requisition forms demanding a poll on the no- license question have been Issued. In order to secure a poll ten per cent, of tbe electors In each area raiist Eigu the requisition fornis. Should this be forthcoming tbe next stage will he the taking of the vote which will decile whether the people shall have no li- censes, or fewer licenses In their own areas, or there shall be no change. Temperance enthusiasts believe that although Scotland may n3t go dry this year the "no-license" resolu- tion will be Carried in aiacy municipal wards. They-hive obtained the serr- Ices ot (Pussyfoot) Johrson, who will address, a. number ot meet- ings next month.. On Iha olher haiid, the liquor.tradesman are also, arfajig- Idg fora eerleVob meetings at which prominent speakers will describe the effects p( prohibition iu America. The dealers charge 'that 'the act aims, "a deadly blow, at the hard woa liberty ot the people." PAGE THIRTEEN YOUTHFUL MOTHER "BOILED-' THE BABY FOR CONVULSIONS London Hospital Learned Child, in Bath, Wat Placed on Stsve. Mail says a young rcother receutly'look her baby to the Great -Northern Hospital, Jsliog- ton, London, where it was treated for convulsions. Before she left she ask; ed the doctor what she could'do it the baby had ".other attack, ami was advised to put the child Into a of warm water. "A few weeks later ibe mother again brought her child to the hospital." says the hospital's journal. Progress, "anJ tlie doctor discovered1 signs of (he infant having been burrteil. He in- quired the cause of the Jnjilry. and the parent stated that upoa the child hav- ing a further attack, ami as she. had no-warm water available, she placed the baby in a bath of cold water, tthlch she put on the Sire, in order to bring the water to ihe necessary tempera- I "The baby was ouly' slightly biu-nefl and.sopu said an official ot the hospital. "Tbe bares were to! caused ly the heat of the water bui by the bottom of the bath becornin- hot." GIVEN TWO YEARS VICTORIA, Sept. o! obtaining gooiis with a fraudulent cheque, A. L. Colemaa has been sen- tenced in police to two year? iu the penitentiary. Let The Homes of Reflect The a CANADIANS .have every reason to feel optimistic, courageous and self-relianf to-day look the jfoture with caimnespj optimism and work energetically, to live happily and to enjotj the refinements, comforts and home-lire or a well and prosperous nation. v As a Toronto "Globe" editorial so tmly "In the topsy-turvey World of naOe a better outlook, than of which is based firmly the fertility her bound-' less fields." v. Greater Interest One most impressiye of the progressiye and prosperous condition of the nation is the great interest that is developing in the beautifying and improving of oar Homes. care and imorc tkou'gtit are wteing given to tKe furnishings. Greater consideration is sHown for teauty and harmony. An atmosphere of cheertulneisa, brightness. and attractiveness is being earned throughout If IB really surprising how readily an ordinary, uninterest- ing house can be .transformed into a real home, in which it is a pleasure to live, by the niagic of yet sarily expensive, furniture. And in view of the solid, prosperous coiidilion of ihe country, and the outlook for a promising future, Canadians should feel encouraged to proceed with the beautifying and improving of their-homes with better furnishings. Nothing that you can buy will give you and your famtlg so many years of and solid satisfaction as beautiful furniture. The Influence of Furniture in the Home Beautiful furniture brings an atmosphere of cheerfulness and brightness into evenj room. It delights the eye. It gives comfort and rest loathe body. It brings contentment to the mind and has a refinirig influence on character. It gladdens the heart. .It is the pride of the owner. A beautiful libraru table or a luxurious chair costs no more than a tailor-made suit'! A Cheslerfield no move than a set of furs. Three or four suites of elegant fumilure are obtainable for price'of an ordinory motor Other things-last but a rew m'o'nfhs or a few brief years, whereas good furniture lasts more than a life-time. During ihe last decade Ihere has been a wonderful change and improvement in the appearance of furniture. Modem furniture designers have' received their inspir- ations from the "Period Designs" of the old masters, but have, not copied their work, because some" of the old masterpieces were either too frail or top cumbersome for 'utility. V Modern Designs for Average Homes Whilcl .the average, might not care to furnish iKeir homes'with the ddgmal work of the old masters, the modem reproductions of them, as. produced by Canadian furniture craftsmen, ideally meet the present-day demands for furniture that combines art and beauty with comfort and utility. Modem Canadian furniture is noted for ihe excellence and soundness of its construction as well as iU artistic appearance. There are no more skilled craftsmen oper- ating machines, no more dextrous, carvers of patterns that enrich the furniture, no finer cabinet makers, no more careful polishers, stainers and finishers, no better' upholsierers, than are working to-day in Canadian factories. Moderately Priced Suites and Pieces And this beautiful, modern, well-made Canadian furniture is obtained in moderafely priced aefs and individual pieces, as well as in the more elaborate and expensive suites. From the cradle- to old age, from the cottage to ihe mansion, there is Canadian-made furniture suitable for every purpose and every pocket-book. The individual earnings'of Canadians are greater than- those of almost any other race, We living in pros- perous times, and'in a country with a glorious future. The new era commencing with the close of the war is proving to be the most progressive and prosperous in the history of the Dominion, and Canadians can well afTord to brighten up (heir homes with' betier furniture. "Better Furnished Homes Mean Greater Happiness" This announcement is inserted by HOME FURNISHINGS BUREAU Bank of Hamilton Building Toronto, Canada MOTE-.ine Home Furnishings Bureau does not will ftrnilurc or goods of any kind. Its ohjcct is (o promote a greater interest in the fumiohings of CanaJinn liomee. Your local dealer will bc'pLscJ to gtve ijou any Infcrmalion you desire aboui suifoblc fftrnifure for your homo. ;