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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. SKPTEMBHU a-l. Wonderful Reconstruction Record of France Nails lie About The People of Republic Not Worrying NEW "victory of and repledged In her reconttructloji. "nails tho lie thai her people are not work- lug." Herbert S. Houston, Now York publisher, declares atier a period of research at Paris wheuco he recently returned. k Ottering statistics showing remark- f able rehahililatlon In former devastat- ed regions, where German divisions wrought bavoc In Industrial, farming and mining sections, Mr. Houston characterizes the recovery of Trench an another "miracle uf tha JIarue." Inj au article In the cur- rent issue ot World's Wo'k he says: With government support, including loans totalling francs for agricultural and Industrial reconstruc- tion lu "dev.aBljUetf .departments." tho ftench _peonle have reopened utii ui i.iilj tonoou esiaunt.uefore the wtr; built or rehulli temporary wooden and -IC.SOO- permanent stone aud erected wooden Barracks to replace ho'uEe's'd'estroyed- cleared hedges (a heclare is shout 2Vi out of of barbed-wire and employed men pumping out and cleaning up flooded hiln'os; rebuilt 475 out of 600 rallro'a.d. .with SO more In course of construction; reopened vir- tually all ot kilometers ot canals destroyed and rebuilt 13G wharvcs.and built 28 new -ones. "Today, less than two years from Iho armistice, the. imputation of the mvnddd regions haE grown Jrom less ihan more lhan approilmstcly of "the pre-war JUr. Houston Bays adding thaVlhe return was "not lhat of the prodigal son." American committees have done much lo .help. Franco rebuild, Mr Ilouelon declares, adding lhat intro of' farming machinery to Iho r ronch peasant probably was Armeri cu's host c'ohfrlbulfoii. "As a result to a considerable de gree of mechanical assistance greatly Increasing the producing pow- er of the fewer workers, the devastat- ed regions in 1920 will raise enough erops for he predicts. On the. industrial reconstruction ot France, Mr. Houston asserts that now ore employed In Itench mills aud ot the factories destroyed in the war have resumed production. During the war the deslruction In mill centers was very 80 per cent, ot the textile mills In bille having been destroyed; all 40 mills in Armentieres wiped our In Fourales only GO.OOO bobbins re- mained out. of and Itoubaii and Turcolng ''had the same degree oMlestruction." "Bo It was throughout tho whole in- dustrial region of the norlb, the great workshop of Houston li.sa.vs. "The tale of. rebuilding, to be added to Frenchmen's ar.uals, will always ba a chapter of achievement, .-ilrnost as Important and.vital as the defense against the German invasion _ By 1332, Mr. Houston asserts, France hopes to havo her mines pro- ducing again, with about miners working where labored bctora the war. Within five or six years aft- er that, she expects to'be working up to three-quarters ot hefore-tbe-war production. "The lie lhat France is not at work should he on the lips of every- one wlio utters writes Mr. HoUs- loii. "If she Is not .at work, how can she bo reclaiming rebuild- ing her roads a'nd houses and factories and towns, and 'reestablishing tho shattered Ufa" over of her territory? That she is doing lhat, anyone caii see who visits France or who takes tho small trouble to 'look up tho facts. -And she It-doing it before sho has received the" indemnity pledged to her by tho Peace Treaty you have a stomach it's time to suspect your liver. You need Beechsun's Pills. A lazy liver and orerworked kidneys allow food poisons to circulate in the, Hood and irritatetheen- again and agalu by every cno of her allies." "Production 111 Kfance. and what 1 say of France Belgium, has been so euormous tliat it has been impossible (o get Kufflcleat labor. Many laborers are being Imported from Bohemia to sava the erupt. "It Is true that the people were disappointed in America. They expected a great deal more help In tho Way ot reconstruction from UB. Now, however, Ihey have inaugurated a scientific system ot taxailon, ata; their iiruulcras .will EOOU be behlntj them. There Is absolutely no doubl tho Kronen and Belglau people are 'coming back.'" ITALY RISKS BANKRUPTCY IF SEL.LS BREAD FOR LESS ROME, Sept. con- ditions In Italy make It impossible for the government to sell bread under the preient system with- out risking bankruptcy, Sijnor Meda, minuter of the treasury, announced yesterday. The ent deficit of about lire has been caused Oy the syj. tern of purchasing wheat abroad and selling It below cost in this country, It Is declared. THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD BANK OF ENGLAND STATEMENT LONDON, Sept. The weekly t UUem.cn t of the. Bank of England shows Iho following changes iu pound! EterllOit: Total reserve decreased 3SO.OOO. Circulation Increased UuMIon decreated Olher securities increased Public deposits Increased Notes reserve decreased Government securities decreased Tho proportion o( the tank's reserve la liability this vfteic is cenl. bast week it was 11.80 per ceul. Roto of discount 7 per cent. MINDA FARMER LOSES A LITTLE DAUGHTER (From Our Own Correspondent) ORIOX, Sept. Mr. and .Mrs, James Mayer, who live In tho'Mlitda district havo to mourn tho loss of ono of their little daughters. The girl was four years old tnd was only 111 a few (lays. Heath took place at Medicine Hat from Infantile uuruiy- Mr. G. Henline conducted a salo of stock, implements and furniture, belonging to Mr. M. n. Wood, who Is leaving his place south of town and going (o the States. Tho offerings brought a good pries with tho excep- tion of tho horses, and for them there was not much competition, and they solj at only a modprate prlco. Mrs. Alf. Barhy, who had tempor- ary charge of the senior school lias resumed her duties as teacher at the Pakowki. School. Mrs. Messen- ger has taken up her duty aa princi- pal of iho Orion consolidated school Mr. and Mrs. Messenger. havo tak- en the house of Mr. 0. Bnncan. Mr Messenger is in charge ot the Nation- al Elevator here. Orion Union Sunday School scholars are geltins ready, for rally -The Union Church' here are mak- are ma- ing arrangements for holding tho church anniversary; It I, over three since the church was opened for services, but the first anniversary has yet to he held. The fiev Mr WII- LM, of, Medicine Hat., is expected o preach on Sunday; October 3rd, and on the following day will deliver a lecture the'. work of a noted mis Get Increase In Wages; Union Is Not Recognized TOUT AUTUMN Scri. striking seamen today accepted the offer of tho Canada Stuamsliip Lines of n ten-dollar a month Increase Iu j wages mid no recognition ot DIB Sea- 1 nieii's union. This was tho decision v, nuinau m arrived at alter a nuiaucr uf sink- who knows where Hena- ers bad Interviewed the olllc-ials of 1 stands ou tbe Leaguo of Iho steamship company this juorniug. ItOMK Kept. co'i'.inue at Turin and rifle flring Is sometimes assuming the character o( a baltle In Ilie outskirts of the city, according lo dispaches reaching Rome. Three more, persons hayn. been killed, ii is staL- eu. among them being Mario Santini presidout of tho Young Men's Nation- alist association. A bomb wiis thrown In Sun Curios Square, near tho cen- tral police office, but no one was till- ed or injured. Police anil military authorliies arc showing extraordinary activity and have made about 200 arrests. COX SAYS HE IS "FOH GOD ALMIGHTY FIRST'' Democratic Candidate for President! Belittles the Cry of "America First." LOVELOCK, the alkili wastcsxef the Great American Governor Cox was on the alert for from Ills atlcinpt at Salt Lake on those who- preach tho doc- IriMo "America First." He was dis- cussing the League of Nations before an cutlmsiaatlc audience in ths Mor- raon tabernacle and be asked the. ques- tion: "Is there a men or woman A noise, similar (o that caused bv ;a machine gun In operation, attracted policemen at Des Moines, la., la a PAGE ELEVEN vacant dwelling. They entered tug nnaui. iaey entered tha building ajid. suiffi.'d. The verdict. homo brew. ng. The original demands were for au lu- creaso twenty dollars moulh ell round. ONE MONTH TERM FOR.SELLINO MORPHINE LINING UP TRANS- CANADA FLIERS Sept. Capt. a A. Thompson, local airman who will pilot a plane in tho trans-Canada flight be- tween Calgary and Vancouver, left today tor Jlorley. Alberta. Iho Can- ada Board station.- Capt. d. U. Home-Hay, who Is to pilot n piniio from Winnipeg to Jlooso Jaw, arrived here yesterday. Capt. Pitt, Vancou- ver, .who will fly from Moose Jaw lo Calgary, Is eipected in the city Sat- urday to confer wilhTapt. Home- Hay. -MONTKKAU Sept. with Ihe Illegal selllns morphine, Ur. W. H.JlouilhirJ was found guilty Cflmlomiiivl tn '-d- prlBOument without llic option of a fine by Judge Cuseuu In the police court yesterday. BOLSHEVIST UPRISING IN ITALY NO LONGER FEARED PARiS, Sept. The danger ot a revolution In through a Holshe- vltt uprising, which had been feared In some quarters here, now Is com- pletely past In the Opinion of French government This view Ir based oii many favorable reporls re- ceived within the last dr.ys. in official circles here no effort Is mode to disguise the reelings of relief which Is. felt over tho peaceful settlement ot Ihe 'Italian crisis the development of which 'was Watched anxiously by France. CLAIMED HE HAD KILLED FOUR OTHER PEOPLB SAN QUEKtiN, Calif., Sept. Mose Qibson, negro slayer ot Hoy G. Trapp. rancher of Calif., nnrl of Jacob Erhardt. and wife, ol Phoenli, Ariz., was hanged ut tho slate penitentiary here today. He jvas pronounced dead twelve minutes lat- er. Follon-ing his arrest Gibson stal- ed he killed four other people, but the authorities could not prove this statement. The lecture he As Mr. Wilson Is aker no doubt a large number will ake advantage of his-visit here for the church anniversary In view of the vote-to be taken in "eXt raonth Mr Ji has the sts of voters to atlotid anil Is ai ready aUwork on the same DEATHS AND ACCIDENTS. BETTING ON CesAREWITCH LONDtN, Sept. As- sociated on the arewitch today was: Blue Dun, 8 lo 1- Bracket and Holbeach, 10 to 1; Gul- den Guinea, 100 to 6; Cavalier, 25 to 1; Front Line, 100 to 3; Celandine 100 to 1. Cambridgeshire- belting: Fancy Man, 100 to S; Clarion and Blue Dun, 100 to 6; Square 20 to 1. DIED WHILE! DRIVING AUTO' MOOSE JAW, Sept. A Can- dray, Camp- bell and company here, collapsed while driving his motor and died wllh- in n few minutes. Mr. Cannon had just returned from a 'business trip to Wih> nipeg. lie came to thig from Chatham, Ontario, four years ago lie leaves a wile and three children. INCREASE IN-C.P.R. EARNINGS MONT-REAL, Kept, Pacific Hallway earnings lor week end- ed Senlember 21, 1520, In- crease "America first." bnouted a man In the audience. Governor Coi relortcrt: What was the German t-login before the war? Tho reactionaries arc singing Ihe same song the kaiser sang: Deuls- tlitaml ulier alles." The world rose up :ind struck down because It was selfish, because it was brutal, because jt wasn't human, because it a gii-ai iBdiaicu power adding lo Its tamo and forlune and building up a great armament. It is to be Hiner- icn first and America nlona und voli nre fiolng to Isolate her from the rest of the world. You'll have to arm her to the leeih, won't you! 1 will tell you what my creed is "It Is Lord God Almighty first1." Governor Cos is finding it difficult to Elmko off the liquor losun. In near- ly every mcetjlig he gets he circles about it and Iho Irish Question. BISHOP BUDKA WANTS TO BE NATURALIZED Sept. P.ov. Nicolas Builka, bishop ot Ir.j nuthcii' MONTREAL nf and from Sonthem Alberta. n, pioneer. Jirs. Green had reached tho advanced age of seventy-nino years -and nino months, and though 111 for several months was .conscious to the very infl her husband a good many Is survived by fdnr EODB, iwo daughters and a large number of grand children, He death of John Kocmgon occur- red on Tuesday morning, tollowlnf- a long sicse of Bright's dfssase. Koenl- ot and has ffV'Jwl.ol The fora long o lately being engaged as lire boss at prccnhill mine. He leaves a wile and young son and n brother, all resid- ing hero. Interment took placo Wed- nesday afternoon at the Protestant cjmetory, following a service held at the home by ISS' Kev.' T. Young The death of Mrs. William Adlatn occurred rather unexpectedly at Hlll- crast on Morfday (rflm hoart failure. JIK. Adlam was a sister-in-law ot Mrs. J. A. McDonald, ot -Dlalrtnorc, and was well known throtighoul (he- lUlrlcf. aho leavea, besides her hus- band, on Infant daughter, born bul a AUCTION SALE ,OF FARM STOCK, MACHINERY AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE The undoreigned, acting under instructions from JOE FRANKEN, will 'sell by public tiuelton at Ihe PORTEOUS SALE BARN, TABER ......v -AT ONE O'CLOCK ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH the following: Goldlng, 10 years. 1550 Ibs; 1 Hay Gelding, II years, 1500 Ibs.; 1 Sorrel JIare, (I years, 1400 His., colt at-elde; 1 sorrel gelding, B years, 1400 Ibs.; 1 Day Gelding. !0 years, lioo Ibs 1 Bay Gelding, 5 years, 1350 Ibs.; 1 Bay Mare, 5 years, llco Ibs 1 Dlack Marc, 7 years, 1150 Ibs.; 1 Bay Mare, 11 years, 1100 colt at side: 1 Bay Gelding, 5 years, 1100 Ibs.; 1 Bay Slare, 4 ynars HOD 1 Black Geliiing, 5 years, 1000 Ibs.; i Bay Mare, S years 1100 Si'ie: 1 Bay aelillng, :i years, ICiO His.; I'Bay Gelding 1 Hay Mure, 3 yeara, 1050'lba.; 1 Eluck Iba., colt at Sltie; years, 1000 years; 1 linan 1 year; 1 Brown Mare. 1 year; 2 Cows- 1 ,-yearpIcl Steer- llinln Wagon with triple box; 1 Onlthrow Disc! Disc: 1 iz-ln.' Oliver Gang Plow; 1 Double Disc 1'ress Drill- TERMS-HouschoU l-'urnilure. Machinery and Cattle, Cash. Horses. Jmlf Cash, balance time to October 12, 1521, on approved per cent, interest. E. B. TAINTER, w. A- PORTEOUS Clcrli' Auctioneer. AUCTION SALE OF HORSES AND IMPLEMENTS AT PORTEOUS TAINTER SALE BARN, TABER ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH THEl FOLLOWING! r f r 1 i-sectioii steel Harrow and Cart- 2 6 -horse E B tAINTEH Ulher nrticles too numerous to mention. CASH W, A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer Cutieura Soap Will Help You Clear Your Skin Green Adams Dealers In Hides, Pelts and Furs Rear Hcrnld Office PHONE 1955 Ilol. Standard Bank WE PAY CASH FOR BOOKS, -MAGAZINES AND CARDBOARD AUCTION SALE OF FARMv STOCK AND MACHINERY The undersigned, acting Under Instructions from R. H. BAT- TERBEE, Bell by public auction on the SOUTHWEST QUAR- TER OF 3-IO-iS, 4 miles north and 2 miles west of Neldpath, ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND The following: 1 Gekling, 10 yenrs, 1600 Ibs.; 1 Gelding. 0 vc-ars 1200 Ibs.; 1 Mare, 10 years. 1600 Iba.; 1 Gelding, 10 years, 1250 Ibs 1 Oeliifng. 10 years 1050 3 Cows: c stoers. 5 Heifers; 1 2-yeur-olrt Heifer; 1 2-year-c.ld Stcor; 1 Dominion Wnron- 1 Van liriinl Press Drill; 1 Disc: 1 Co.-kshntt 12 In. Oang flav 1 JlcCorraick Hinder. 7 ft.; 1 Set Harness; 2 Saddles; 3 Sets Ilciw Work 1 ScUJghl Harness: 1 Hoot I'ulper; 1 Cream SeWf- Bon 'U car; -1 I'low; 1-Hay 7inck: 1 Set i g, Stovo; 1 (Insolliie Htove, 3-buMier- no Vnre- bred Illiodti Island lied Hens; About 7 acres of Oat ShejTo's. SALE AT 1 P.M. TERMS CASH. HOT LUNCH. E. B. TAINTER, Clerk. w. A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer, AUGTION SALE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH Great West Gang Stu We jJoUonr P S Separator; 1 chen Ciairs- Ilich r'lnir- n MI Chairs; Kit- Brass Beds; OJIn? Cahlnetf G. P. Clerk. O'CLOCK-FREE LUNCH W. A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer, WILL BE MELD IN J, WIEGAND'S BARN At Commerce 011 Wednesday, Sepi, 29 Admission DUNNINO'S THIIEE.PIECE ORCHESTRA PROCEEDS TO BE GIVEN TO THE NAVY LEAGUE OF CANADA EVERYBODY" WELCOME-COME AND HAVE A GOOD TIME AUCTION SALE OF CATTLE AND HORSES W.JI FRED SALE BARN, TABER SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16TH Buli; M sale at 1 p.m. Terms; Cattle, Cash; Horses, Time for E. B. TAINTER, Clerk. W, A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer ;