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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBBIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, SEl'TKMBKK 21, 1020'. fcetbbrtbae fteralb Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publisher! THE LETnoniOGE tiERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 126 6th Street Sojlh, W. A. BUCHANAN President and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Member Audit Bureau of SufiscrJptloa Kales1 delirered. per Daily, mail, per' vear Dally, By mail, tor 0 months Dally, by mail, 3 months Weekly, by mail, per year I S.OO 4.35 THE DISTURBANCES I IN BALBRIGGAN The disastrous happenings in the to'ivu of serve to show how Impossible it is, to give to Ire- land what its extremist sympathizers desire, tbc1 of lion. It further serves to show impossible it is to have in the Island anything in the shape of ail independ- ent republic. Red blood today marks the jlstory of irelanitj and the last oc- currence shows tbat it is not ouly one element ot the nation that strives to strike horror, but aunther. At tbe same tiiie there js this to be remem- bered tbat the auxiliary police were I aitlng under great provocation In thai two of their members v.-ere ruth- lessly murdered by the Sinn Fein. The uuiiliary police are not the "haled: they are as much en as the Siiiu Fein, but the io which they driven by mail, per year to U.S. S THE DECLARATION OF PREMIER STEWART j The'vlsit ol the Premier of Alberta: to the city yesterday was, in the dec-! laration he made on what is a matter of vital importance to this part of (he Province, a particularly welcome the lunclieon tendered li'm ho made the gratify ir.g aDiiouDcenirn: that 'ajl the members of his Govern v.eiti realized Oifc importance at irrigation tr z. solution of the flffoctitij; the smith. This higli-' Iv eaco1 ami an un'iit mice-men t of moat hopotnl H was made in .inJ rolloTving remarks of the Premier be-' tokened that he was in earnest in thus placing emphasis ou irrigation sas one of the live problems of tha The Premier left no room for shpvr the flame of hatred tmit between two elements of the Irish, a tut which only needs sufficient pro- vocation to'stir it into Lin active vol- cano. The Irish police have been the victims of the Sinn i'efa. but even goaded as they have been to excesses in the way of retaliation, humanity cannot altogether extenuate what took place any more than it can tend deceftt sympathy to the vile mur- ders anil outrages ol the Sinn Fein. In tbe state of feeling, displayed in acts, between, the.two hostile factions in Ireland, the granting of an iude- j pendent republic would mean submit- ting the whole nation to the experi- ence of the Ireland as she has disclosed hersc-if cannot be to her own devices with the forma- tion of a republic- Peace and content- ment in Ireland can only ensue in the jances. Useil in signalling'. Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS Is the Doctrine of Signature; '2. How came the thistle to be ador'.od as tbe national insignia ot Scotland! 'j. Vi'bo Is the patron saint ot architects? t. What was the origin ot the ex pifsslon "Old Lady of Threadueedte Street" as applied to the Bank ol Ens- land? 5. Why Is Threadueedle Street so called! 6. Who was the author of the line "Though lost to sight to memory .THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is the origin of the saying, "1 have a bone to pick with i. Where is the Bridge' of Sighs? 3. What is a chiar-oscuro? 4. What was the Brabancoune? 5. Where Is the Hell Gate? 6. What Is a beliosut? ANSWERS 1. At the marriage banquets of the Sicilian poor the bride's fatlisr, after tho meal, used to hand the bridegroom a bone, saying "Pick this for you have taken In hand a much harder task." 3. It connects the palace of tho Doge wiih tbe state prisons at Venice. Over this bridge the state prisoners were conveyed from the Judguent hall to th? place of execution. 3. A style of palntJng now called black and white. 4. A Belgian patriotic Eoug com- posed in the revolution of 1S30, and so named from..Brabaut, of which Brussels is the chief city. 5. A dangerous passage between Great Barn Island aiid Long Island, U. S. 0. An instrument by which the rays of the sun can be flashed to great dis- doubt as to the intention of his Gov- ,crnment when he declared that it WLIS: behind the irrigation scheme and would do everything possible to got the work under construction as quick- ly as possible. This means much and rempves any lingering suspicion that the "Government is lukewarm iu its tupport of irrigation. A statement, in the reasonable in- ference it lent itself to in conjunction with what the Premier had already Eald, was in reference to the sale ofi burying of the hatchet between the rival factions. Home Rule, as the Dominions have it.'may be, Ireland's j salvation but not a republic. The ob- taining-of the former rests with Ire- land, herself. THE PUBLIC AND HIGH PRICES The New York Globe lays down an axiom when it states that when corhplaiii about high prices and profi- teering it should be remembered in the same connection that nearly every industry depends on the consent of consumers for its right to exist, mid the bonds- He mentioned that he was: thal wc arS. or Ie'ss' respon- inore optimistic about the disposal.of sIMo for unnecessary and unusual the irrigation bonds than the people of Lethbridge seemed to be. The sue in regard to the bonds, as whether they will be disposed of with the existing Government guarantees, would be determined [he result of their being placed on tho market. It ntay OH inferred, therefore, that in Rase of non-disposal it would not be the last say in tha matter, with the Government being behind the irriga- tion scheme and being willing to1 get the work under construction as soon The declaration made by the Pre- mier is one of Ihe most satisfactory heard as to the governmental policy :in regard to the irrigation project now under way. and it bespcalts'a con- We cast our vote In favor ot tho present 'price when we purchase to without hesitating and pay without grumbling. Without the tolerance ot jurcliasers and patrons few business houses could continue, and a breath of discontent across the counter is felt like a cold wave in the manager's private office. "There are says- the Standard Dally Trade Service, quoted by the Globe, "that purchasers at wholesale and retail are discriminat- ing more and more against abnormal prices and that business has entered _a period of readjustment. llitremc caution .characterizes buying activi- liesLpf Industries, for purchasers are uneasy-nbdut thi possibilities of mov- fidence in Its materializing which will h'K "isn-Prlced merchandise. It is bo hailed with the utmost Ealisfactlbn in the part of the country. IT CALLS FOR DRASTIC ACTION With the-coming of the motor car ;to stay, and in the extent in which It is eliminating tbe use of the horse, a obvious that they should bo uneasy, according to trade authorities, be- cause the general public now is unwill Ing to pay extremely high prices for goods. This tendency as revealed b> the public, together with the increa: Ing cost 'of labor and 3s said to be causing producers and Champion loots For (From 'Dim Correspondent) CHAMPION, Sept. Principal Sweet was visited hy W. H. Smith, B.A., inspector oi schools for At lierta. who examined the scholars in the blgh school, afterwards leaving for Carmaugay. The girls' basketball team going to Carraangay in about a 'forl night's time in order to engage in play the team of girls ol the high school of that place. Reports of farmers ,with regard to crop returns in this district appear to favourable, takiiij; everything into consideration. They e.xpect to aver age about twenty bushels to the acre The elevator people are being .feep quite busy. Premier Hints At Possible Increase Rural Phone Rates (From Our Owu Correspondent) CARDSTON, Sept. people f Cardstoa hid the pleasure of tec- DE and hearing the Prims Minttter o( Alberta, Mr. Stewart, who, ID com- pany with his wife. Hon. Archie Me- n, ratnUter of public works, Hoit. Mr, Mitchell, provincial secretary, ;eo. Skeldlhg, M.P.P. ol Micleod, and B. AiiMwortb, Inspector of roads for be Lothbrldge district, were making a tour ot the south. They motored n from the Waterlon Lakes In the afteiuooD and -'tcerd shown through he Temple by Mr. Martin Woolf? cur ocal Mr. Sterling WU1- inis. Mr. the Prime Minister, was introduced by chairman Mr. Walter Low, and addressed an entlius- asltc. audience at the Gym Theatre at tight o'clock. He said he was not out ou business but rather sight-tee- ing. Ha felt honored, however, in be- ing able to meet and discuss some ot [he vital problems confronting us 83 L'ltizeus of the province. Agriculture is our basic Industry, and should be fustered and for thid reason7 schools were being establlsh- :d for the education of those who had taken that as a profession, a pro- fession as great RS any of the other lajight in our universit- 33. Our school system is faulty in that It has too many fads. U avoids tie t An agricultural school has -.just been completed at Raymond and he hoped that: tbe people in the'south would see that it Is filled with boys and girls, that they may ba taught along the lines tbat will-assist them in solving the-scientific problems that the farmers are, confronted with, the proper tilling of the soil and care of their and the handling .of their machinery, and1 also the proper grading asd marketing of their pro- ducts. Referring to the referendum prohibition he said he felt'sure' it would cany with a substantial major- but regretted to learn that BO few ol the electors in the province had registered their names BO that they would ba able to vote at the coming election" The government will make this a bone dry province If a sub- stantial majority vote "Yes" at the coming election In October. The U.4VA. organization' has been a wonderful factor socially in'the life ot the fanner. It has furnished rocre atlon and entertainment as .well as material benefit, especially' living in thin'.y settled districts. rTIieir activities should be encouraged, School Fair Is Barons Big Event j For Next Week (From Oar (jorrcspondeuO BARONS. Sept. Mr. II. May been appointed registrar under the Dqminiou Elections Act. to com- pllo the ilst ot electors'for out polling division, and is at present engaged in the -preparation ot a pre- liminary list which posted on October, llth. Off October 12tli. 13th. Uth, 15th and.lSth, the registrar will >a at his office from two to six p.m. for the purpose of list. For iiiforiuatluii itf people of foreign birth, we would point out that ie naturalization ot A 'husband or lather does not entitle the wife or to be placed orj the list im- obtain fro_m a Judge hav- ro- ifying _ .ns jurUdiction iu naturalization p ciedings. a cerllflcate lor rerifyi :heir naturalization by oporatton of aw. AH wives and children over twenty-ore 'ot naturalized subjects, (unlesJs horn on the North American coattnont) should male aprrlicatiou tor Uieir without delay. If bora on this continent, they are en- iiiled to be placed oh the voters' list without this formality. v JlK Robinson, life insurance agent, was a vUltor in town in the interests of tiat business on Friday, September 17th. There passed an ay at White Lake on Wednesday, September 15th. Mar'y Carlson, beloved wife of U. P. Carl- son, age 40 years. Interment took place, at 'White Lake Methodist cem- on. Friday, September 17th. Rev. S. Pike, of Barons, Mrs. J. Nettleton, of Albion Ridge, is a yiiltor with Mrs. Norman Allen for a few days this week. Miss Agnes Molr is a visitor in Lethbridge this week. MrB.-D. Molr and her dsushter. Mrs. Eruce McClelland, gave an afternoon tea at- their home on Friday at three o'clock. Ladies from both town and country were present, and a bright social hour was spent over the tea CUPS. The whole community is looking forward to a great day on Septem- ber 30th, which is Barous1 Consoli- dated School fair day. The scholars have Trorked hard for the fair, by giv- ing close attention to their gardens, hence there will he a great exhibi- tion on September 301K To Mr. and Mrs. W, J. Sherwood on Sunday, September Jflth, 1920, at their home, west of town, a daughter. Congratulations. Mr. D. Moir arrived home for tbe week .end, after' spending the sum mer on his farm out' near the Bow River. A pantry sale will be_held in the PICKED UP IN PASSING 0 H T H K' U U S Y M A X It that the combined i i kilts tbe street railway and electric .Ifibt tlejjurlmeut m Hegiua for this 'ear has reached dose oa to a hutuireil thousand dollars. The London Times .Melbourne. Aus- tralia correspondent says Unit Sir i Coos, navy minister, will M.U'LKOU, Jiudeml ost.i a Romt.citizen Iu tha I'reuhohn UU-kson, Clerk o( liip Sup- reme Court here, ile ii a man tos taken an'active in all thiuga la tbe tuwn. and will no tf> Urn neigh- buriiif' eity vvL'ivh is fortunate to havtj teed Sir Andrew Fislicr as tAusirulliui "itc was appointed high commissioner iu London. clerk hove in'1900. auil so bis been -in ihi-s JJII--JUOB for fourteen years, Tbe order for 22 patients of the iiai-' where he made many fiieniln wtm four san.Itor.lum to proceed to Tvafc-j will be sorry to part with As uu Saultocium has been camelled j ol'icval he has always bten the arrival of Major A. P uud to tbe smallest dettil. Proctor from the'cosst to Innutre into the situation. Tho Ontario government lias dccld- eil to hold tha Northeast Toronto byo- electtou 011 November S. Nominations will Uitve playe'gn Thursday, October Nothing has been heard Ns to Honoris of crups coin Jug in from the south, arc that, the threshers arc uetishtetl with ihc> worlt. iioi loo much straw, and of grain. The registrar for Mscleod v ,Tlib: seat' has been vacant siuce I CSV us registered for the Urwu. winch the resignation of Hon. Dr. CoJy, min- ister pf education Iu tin- Hearst Oov- A which blew out the front'of the "store of George L'ox, in tlte Gttlla building on Kiug street. Rrockville, followed by a fire which burned fur .several .hours, wrought damage to property'uml contents esti- mated at between (40.060 and Tho fire is supposed to have sfarieil from combustion and snread tova -quantity of gasoline or benziiU eald to be on which caused tbe explosion. s. considered good. Uest'ItoonVqii Saturday, October Ulh, ed that under the of the ladi of liarqns? fa expect a spleiiflld variety of fine eoofciug; will fob really that there- fore anil avoid the rush. people .the "uumbor of Barons' attended-tho Old Timers' fowl prohibition meeting lit Ifoi! Spring'oh Monday, were Mrs. Iverson, ami Mr. and MT8.'EvPtke anil baby, Mr. and 'Mrs. Smith.' of Tafcoma, who tidve been visiting for some time with Mr. Robert Smith's taixrilyleft foij' on' Monday, Septem- ber 2 Otli. Vain ting and have been the 'recently put on the inside of the Union Bank build- ing. la greatly Improved. Mr. BlalB is having'the finishing board'put'on the' outside of his house, before-the .winter comes.. After the high and strong winds, I the threshermen welcome a tjulfel day for the performance of their duties, j You'll Be' Surprised At the pleasure a Vlctrola in the liorae will give you. MuiTc .for every taste. Victrolas upwards. Sold on terms. 3t easy We can sell you evety Ilccord made for the Victor. Ash for Big Free Calaloif. list- ing and describing every Victor Record., RlSCd UKlfiD Balmoral Block Home of the Vlctrola" "The new outlet for his predatory instincts-manufacturers to refuse to produce is opened up to the.Hill Sykes of the day. Motor-stealing has come to be tho prevalent crime, and it is dis- tinguished by the audacity with which It is committed. When men in the ciiy dare not the quantities whlcli marked their ef- forts six months ago." If manufactur- ers turn out goods iu smaller quan- tities, comments tbe Globe, prices are likely to go up rather than down, but there a limit to such (leave their cars oulslile their busjness imposed by competition and also places or residences or wherever they may be making a call without taking sa chance of their being stolen, things have come to an outrageous pass. T0 remedy this the stern hand of justice (should assert itself, and when found guilty the punishment should be of such a nature as to act as n deterrent in regard to this species of crime. Motor-stealing has today come to take the place ot the cattle-stealing of tha old days, with less excuse, be- cause tho opportunities of delectfon are less, this makes the crime of tbe motor thief more open-handed and im- plies tbat he has an overweening con- fidence in being able (o get away with the stolen properly wlih x very fair cbance of escaping pnui.shmpul or .if caught getting off somewhat lightly. It was not go long ago in tbe city that t stolen car was tracer! to the States and recovered through ihe activities of friends of tbe oivncr. Tlifc