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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta APRIL 1919 THE DAILY HERA: V PAGE NINE I.F.B.CARVRLFRAHKLYMS IENTHUSIASHCABOH BAY CANAL SCHEME OTTAWA. April Harri- the labor meaner for In the House ot Commons Wednesday, uiored a resolution calling upofa government lo develop tte French river for navigation power pur- j-oses. He said that with Tew Improve- inenis would bg capable.-ot convey- Ing targe lake steamers lo Lake Nip- isslns, thin conueellng wllli the Great At only three points ID Uio river, wouM there bo litaiy construe- Uoii-work. but horse power be fu-Oduced which would net nt least per annum'and meet the eartlrt cost of the waterway. On the iDiportiliun of coal from to (2.50 would inhklng a tola] saving-of f per annum. T ho annual 'UY.HE on the export of lumber, pulp and' jiaper would per annum. Nlekle, gold and silver from Ihe mtuea in that country had represented an.-output-ol OOO.GOC. Mr. Harrison considered dial the elevators should toe built at the east end ot N'lpUsing to relieve the congestion of wheat. He said that cent, of our grain was finding Us way lo UiliteU States ports and ihU was a great loss to Canada. He urging that the'goverunj'eni undertake ibis work to help in eolvliif the problem of un- employment which wag fast reaching crisis. Mr. Carvetl'c Statement Hon. that canal- s'zJttidn French Viver would be the first-I'tnk in the construction, of tlie Bay cannlf and adoption ot the Bay canal policy. The anfelut deputy he weal oo, had submitted a report proving that the' roold jrtold fettctrical horse power. That would require from i worka. Xssamlng the rev at 120.00 per' horse power which would be the mai.mum there would te a total revenue of It waa eatimated that the cost of the acheme would be crounti At C per cent, the Interest charges wcutd be Therefore, as be tween Interebt and revenue there would fee an annual deficit 01 WOULD MEAN ANOTHER WAR PARIS. April Tfaa proposal that tbe Freuch indemnity from Germany be merely defined Instead of calcu- lated In the preliminary peace treaty Is attacked by aevera. Some of them de- clare that UEa method would raise end lew difficulties tweeu tinencler and between JtVance and Germany. The Jour- nal even feels that such a set- tlement would pave the way for another war rather than for peace. la a food many places Canada than they now are. The question had been before the cablast council. Mr. Carvell went on but in vlerr of Ihe heavy expenditure Involved the torero men t had not seen KB wey clear to provide for the scheme. Mr. Carvell proceeded that he Tien ed llio financial situation Of Canad, with a great deal of a Una, "1 am no going to take the he declared, "of rushing Into an expendi- ture of millions of dollars without knowing where the money Is coming Mr. Lemleux asked Mr. Carvell if lie was of, tlie game opiniou in regard lo the Welland Canal. ,Mr: Carvell: "I am not responsible for the Initiation of the work on the Welland Canal. Out if I may express u personal view, I have more faith in the construction of the Welland Canal Jtnd in the .St. Lawrence route ihtn I have in the Georgian Bay canal." Mr. Cnnrell added that he would like to 'see the brakes put on a little harder ME FUG OEG1. made of'the tieft- KZlj laKIQQry" That it why h better,, and .ao'7. many'! constant own. v: XAnother reason is the itself is larger, and gives ydii'tnore soaip for the price than you" can get in any other cake. l.illle Yacht in Ruce at Hui Prison Camp at Fursten- berg i well The command, t waa a Utttf uin, who tried to aa ecmtorlaWe as pos- for We cot eli Ik'J Crost fir- a aad 1 arranged to bare our ooae month frocn Livtr- pool. The following story from the Basic "Sunday Post" of March 2nd is of I ferest tb tbe people of Lethridge 01 to the tact that Capt. C. A. Allen around whom the slory centers, I father of Dr. L. T. Allen, well known dentist of this diy: How lie salted a model yacht, fly- Ing the British flae from her raafit- head during a model yatch regetta, while an Inmate ot a German prison described to a Post report- er yesterday by Captain C. p. Alien, commander of the torpedoed steamer Strathcona, who was released from German captivity after hiving spent 20 months In the clutches of the Huns. tk4 prison was a beautiful take, when we had frtquwit model 1 tleiigued a little ,wai modeled afier the Lmerican yacht CVnimbU. tbe the iastot ot tbe fleet and near- 1 ilwayc She Isid a lead keel that was eipcatlvs keel ever mt on a yacht. In order lo get the ead (or keel h iiecusary to iuy to sacuri> Hie lend on tbe necks botllej. "The day before w; leit iho camp decided to hare a dinner in honor ot the signing of tbe armistice, so we loose (or nine pounds 1'oii buy anythint In the food line, or anything else, i( you had the price. That wat all that re- quired. the yacht reiattas on noli in Lake. Each contestant built his own yacht.. the that vre racing, hundreds ot pounds cbanxed hands on the result ot the contests. I had a little British flag that I placed at the roast head of tbe was' the name ot m> yacht, named 'after my youngest sir! nd 1 belieTe that it was the only British flag that 'was down in Ger many durtng tha war. The little speed ater It now In Copenhagen, in my'e! feels, and some day I'll get it out of the (rank to show my folks in Hal ifax." PrisonersiOt.war. according to.Cap tain Alleni were given work in a'Ger man printing establishment nca' Brandenburc, where Christmas am other cards were manufactured. These cards were, stsjnped on their back "Published by appointment by theli majesties, tic King and Queen. FSie; .land, jsriatei in Germany." The pris loners were paid, according to Captain .lien, a cent a hnlf a day. VESSEL TORPEDOED Captain Allen, who is a typical Brit- ish skipper, .was torpedoed April 13, 1917, west of the Orkneys. There were 23 officers and men on board at the time, but he and bis chief engineer were the only ones to 'escape with their lires. The two men were taken DD board the German submarine U-TS which then rammed and sent to trie bottom the .lifeboat containing H ot the officers and crew. The. balance at the crew were rescued, haTing clang lo a lifeboat that had also beeo ram the submarine, but which was. kept afloat by its water-tight compart menbi. L. r "VTO soiag to kiii-you ana all of your the captain of (J-71 announced to Captain AUen soon as he iras taken on board. "Ir half an hour you will be all he continued. Captain Allen Is of lhe opinion thai the bloodthirsty threat was not car ried into effect because It was hopei now only a matter of to the telephone, command as villl And thiiit Iww vastly better the cleat, whole- wmt, uiufonn it. is, from the ma'rtr to your table! Take, for example, Swift's Premium Oleomargarine dainty, appetiring, nutritious pro- duct that is rccomprcndcd by domestic science authorities everywhere for table and kitchen UK, as a delicious spread for bread, for the ma Vine of cake, cookies, sauces and general cooking. Compare it with old-fashioned standards! My In Swift's Premium Oleomargarine you have an article always sweet, pure, clean (it's Government inspected, and never touched by tame in flavour, texture, you with alt this, you about fifteen cents per poundl- Merely the mamt telephone your grocer or butcher today for a pound a luxury undreamed of in Grandmother's home will be Ul Swift Canadian Co. Lioultii >ronto Winnipee RECOVERING MINE EXPLOSION VICTIMS Cohj., April work of recovering the bodies of the 13 miners who lost their lives in u ei plosion -in tie Empire coal mine at Agullar early yeBterday morning completed early when two bodies were! to tie wrface by rescue craws ot the wert tertay iAn inquest to tenntas the CUM of the wilt be today f tl f l physical memorial and the third will; with the financing of the pro- poVed scheme. Plans are vreil .under way for a course to be 'given at Ihe University forithe'Relail Merchants' Association early in June. A series of lectures on Retail Merchandizing will be given by Frank StocKdalc of Chicago. lA local committee has heenifonned to arrange Mr. A. H. Esch and Mr. G, Beart are members of this committee. A similar course will be given In Me dtcine Hal at the time of the Retail Merchants' Convention to be held there late in iMay. Final examinations in. the Hrst and second .years in agriculture at the' University of Alberta began-on Mon- day, March 24th nnd will continue un- i i 'VVOUR banking requirements may A ,4 be'entrusted ti this Bank with every confidence that careful and j efficient service will be rendered i Our1 are enUMy at yoor, disposal, I THE CANADIAN BANK i OF tOMMERCE 1A trma laboiit .20.000 wotk- 411 Wednesday. April 2nd. Students men route to Brand-: taking their third and last year is ag- enburK tiey- were locked up cWerrlculture will write later, night in a dirty and unsanitary prison. Lectures in Applied Science close where they .suffered greatly from cbM. on Thursday, April lOUi and final Only larie numbers. Were amlnatlons begin on Monday. April Htfi. >Al the conclusion of these the Snrtey school begins work, continuing until the end of the month. On Thursday night, March 27th, Dr. :heir companions. "The name of that prison was Roth- 'ssOd Captain Allen. "We Wire very cold and we huddled ___rlMBCE BRANCH WARNER BRANCH IlLK RIVER HUNCH R. t. BRYMNER, siasMfst J. a FARMERS' BUSINESS M yem, tarn Buk bM given particaltv attention to UM of Fumert. 'v'" helped iratny over the roach have aided many mat to tbe highest plane of success. in prepared to ertind jrw mty Ud Vlulin MgltiaT Come te at ttan.M tafccver roof with an P best we could for warmth.. We had no and no beds and no lights.'All the conipajty we, had, was rats." Captain Allen, whose home is :2l Beach nUeet, Halifai, N, S., wos con- firied at ferandenborg for fire months. He arrirsd April 27 and was released on .Dec. .V" t. I' Froa he was transfer- to HoHmlnden prison.-This was the pen' mMa larnosi riy tke'ofMr (kat vai gtren'tte sent- rlei to sboot' at' all yermi canght of -the prison windows. Captain AtVn narrowly escaped dwth, for a b-Jllel frorr. Ihe rifle of one, of the guards shattered a pane of glasn inches above hk head sa ae stood by a wlndo Captain Allen waa at Holtmladec prison for 13 days and was then chmnc. Storehn, where he spent UlOltkl. Camp at "Dial iwu a very plarMd Captain Allen, "II was near to tbe border and were constantly escaping. Byery tine that aaykoly escaped we would be frow our quarters and emy- lolng searched. They stole our skip and took other things." It was OB Jan. MIS, thai Can- lain AI leu was tranf erred to rNrsten- bertv.whkk he characterised as riUn best prhosj camp la It was filled with officers only, who were re- quired to wear their owl nollorrM, "Tntt was known as the Dm- nrogteo Hall of said tail'Allan, "ft WM a flr.e camp (Ml r- Here vsrtfl after the srsjts- ttce was 'ilsrKd. Before UM war It a coivalHceiit hone and waa ketartl- folly lociM. nraM bare left for Ottawa, having com- pleted 3 special course of lectures in Zoolqcy for students in the Faculty of Medicine. After reporting at Ottatra. I where he has been .called far consul-! 1st ton at headquarters, Dr. Fraser wlll return to Departure Baj-, N'anal- ra6, to resMme work at the Dominion Btologleal Station therei A lettfr has been received at the University from LltiiL Mai Fife who went overseas vrlth the Western Uni- versities Battalion, Lieut. Fife is now -j Corcelelte wllh an instruction battalion, but expects to return lo r-Jdnronton during the summer. Miss Hayward, who has sptnt the winter in Victoria, 'B.C., returns lo the city on Saturday night, and vill re- lume her duties in the Registrar's of- fice on Tuesday, April 1st. LOOKS LIKE MOONtHINtRS' FEUD IN OLD VIRGINIA WOODSTOCK, .Virginia. Afirll With a company of state mllltla goardlng the Jail and the the preiiwinary hearing of four of the prohibition comrahijton charged with mnrder, a reswlt of Ihe killlag of Lawrence D. Hiitson and Kayorond abackleford, law violators, was be- fn Ms mOrnlm. The prohlbl- UM ajenls, Harry F. Sweet, -W. C. Hall, W.'B. DuntmTT and J. H, Sulll nt, brought last, light wacre Uiey were nied by Rich we wasted If we were able to pay. h Mandfac Joke among Urt Thej' IN to proswd 'to escort'them'to Woodstock T._ urc M. ak killing has In mates erf prison Ibat we feeling Lke j-atlri- tkfl Katoer delivered (o n if' iactloo.. ShackWuni and Hndmn WMM par for ktsi. frM kiltW week wo m the cinnty mM.luvlai oiir'lliXrty.TNJil ntar phoning flie pmdaae of the gnmttM of aB merits let yoor EARS, EYES and BRAIN compose tbe jtrj that wffl retem wenTut to whkh tr (he phooogctpti for yon. 1 the Pabetjbooe any ocber pboQOcnph and pawticalarly the faaWiog tsW The will ihow 700 fcow euf ft is to owm cash }att yon to the crreatcitt entertajner ever t-. PATHt( FRtRES FHOHOCRAfH MUD OCk TUR0WTO HUDSON'S BAY Wholtule LETHBR1DC.E J. ;