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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta he Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, A PHIL 9, 1919 LKTHBIUDGE, ALBVKTA. News Where To Find It 11 BE BASE FOR IONEFF1ISOF CANADA -t- ge Irrigation Well Known in in June 1 Offices will be opened in I-etllbrldgo b'y the Canada Lied and Irrigation Co. which 500.000 acres of irrigated dry land northeast of the city ly- ing alone the ileilav.- branch. F. Schutte will be In clmgo of the local office, the esactjocatiou of which has nut heen decided on. Tills action of the company was tak- en at iho instigation of J. Mcl.une, is in charge of Ihe vigorous- col- onization scheme which will be carried- on from the offices at- Medi- cine Hat and T.ethbridge. It will mean that will be- headquarters for many land-seekers who aro coming up from, Iho States to look over tho district. "1 have just returned from a 'two months' trip through Washington, Ore- gon, Idaho, Ulalij Colorado and -Mon- said .Mr. McLane, today, "and T can tell you Ihnt the far-' mc-ri in thosa states have their eyes on Irrigation development, in. Southern Alberta. They are coming up here in large nurcbers to purchase Irrigated farms, and one reason we are opening In i-cthlrldgc Is that th.e ir- rigated block in Ihis district Is so well nd favorably known south line "The met who arc going to buy irri- gated land In Southern Albc-rta are business farmers. Ther aro coming up lierc with money and they are going lo fef'what they wanl." I Mr. Mol-ane announced that by June 1st the company -.vonld be ready to turn the water In on'its first 50.000 unit just east of lietlaw. which will he Bottled first. He Bays the compares favorably with that in this district, tliough It is somewhat lighter and therefore- better adaplcd to Irrr (atlon. '.'When the irrigation schemes on irbich Ihe Irrigation Development As- sociation here are' completed. 'Leth- toridge -will bo the centre of an irriga- tion tract of almost a million acres, by far the largest in the world." declared Mr. to Iho District (our years, ami we have tried lo farm t just as would an ordinary farmer vith an average amount of capital." One reason why Lethbrldge is chos- en as a point from which to carry on of the Canada Land and i a, it i o place in the .world where irr.JRa- caiV produce finer .results. We; I have made, ft'Profit of on ou' 1GO acre Honoiane farm, in the p Irrigation company's tract Is that set- tlers can be shown in the. irrigation district east of here just success can bo made in Irrigation faming in Southern Alberta. Contention of Local Civic Em- ployes in Comparing Wages WW Calgary's Claims "Fighting Rooscvelfs" Shown Six Days in Capilal And Censor Didn't Act In staling that the wage scale in (lie city compared more Ihan favorably with that of olher cities and corpora- lions in Alberta, the city council were working on tho data received from Cal- gary before the change made accord- frig to the wire received by Secretary Derrlcott, of the federation ot civil- employees here. Increase of 15 cents per hour, brjng- ing the pay up to C5 cents for ruolor- men-conductors, or an Increase of 5250 per day for ttie railway, were granted by the Calgary council on Monday night. Switchmen and otlicr street railway employees were given 55 cenle, and the questions of a re- volving spare list, which had been Ihe cause of mniti contention, was left until the employees overseas rc-: lu-n, I In Calgary (he situation of tlic civlc'l employees is a little different to that i in Lfilhbrifige in that each of Iho clvin a union in itself, all j witli the main union 1 PAGE SEVEN No.Trouble Expected in Reach- ing Meet at 10 O'clock Cfcairman of the committee of the L. A. A. A., all thof.; taking part in the campaign today, and all working member! to meet at the Alberta Cafe r.t 10 o'clock tonight. According to present indications the campaign is going on well intf there it no anticipat- ed in jetting the required. All the canvassers ar_- working hard to clean up their respective districts in one day EO that com- plete returns be available to- night, Anyone overlooked today who wishes to make a donation may pay the contribution in at the Bank of Nova Scotia up till ten o'clock tonight. The "Fight'ng lloosevelts" rms put the fight into Manager Hanson who strongly rcscnla tbc treatment he has wltil i received through tlie action taken in cmnlojees, ami theclaims .of eacli union have lo he considered sep-j arately. In I-othbridge Iho numlier'of i employees in each department being I comparatively small there is one gamaled union of (he civic employees; regard to thfc film. He-wired Douglas, chief Edmanto'n. ind as a consequence of the reply the picture was released by the police and shown at the Kmprcss last night, and will he shosvn again tonight. Tliu; trouble appears (o be that the ex- chauge did not subnet the film, to llio Ucard of Censors for the necessary permit lo be shown in (he. province. Mr. Hanson feels very-bitter about tlie whole proceedings In that, he .'ays. the "fighting was shown in Edmonton for Rix days, right under the nose of tile Chief Censor and the head of the provincial police, and no action .TS-M taken, but that once it came to Lethbridec'' trouble 'was start- ed. Fined In that the 'Roosevelts" wjs shown on [he hlsbuot the 7tl .Without tho necessary pej-miMrom UK, Chief Censor, Manager Hanson had to appear at tlie provincial police court this morning, was fined costs. DRIVER McCREADY Driver K. the city the 20th under the command of the late Major Ripley, ar- rived in the city yeslerday afternoon. Before enlisting he was employed as a machinist with Ike C.P.H. Eighi Caused By Influenza 1'neu- Officer's Report The report of the Medical Officer of Health, Dr. A. Jl. Lafferly, for March gives the follow'.ng nuir.bter of conlag-j ious and Infections diseases in tho: month: Influenza 122S f Smallpox....................... 3 Fcaric-t Fever................... 7 1 Jleasloa........................' 1 There were 26 deaths from various causes, eifht teing from Influonia-] pneumonia. Thero was one death from meningitis following Influenza. Premises placed In Scarlet Fever c Chlckenpoi 1 Smallpox I Tolal....................'... 9 Premises mini quarantine 4 Premises remaining in Scarlet Fever...............'., 5 Chickenpax j Smallpoi 1 Total 7 Premises placed in modified quaran- Influenza 172 Jlcasles 1 Total 170 Promises released from modlllcil quarantine...................: 61 Premises remaining in nnnifled Influenza Ill I Total 112 Rtiulti of Milk Tests Duller fat Folger Dairy.................. 3.8% Ilutterwlclt 3.8% Crystal Dairy 3.6% Blrhop 3.6% 3.3% Rmlti of Tsm of Milk for Sediment Orade 1.........'.....clean' ytadc .5...............Dltiy I'clgcr iJalry.................... j Hlcliop I (rjstal Dairy j nutltrwlek 2 Isolation Rtport Patients' remaining at end of Feb. t Scarlet Tover 1 F Putlenls admitted during .March L Scarlet Fever............. 5 Wphtherla.................... i SnralliWT (In coetnge) 2 discharged durlnf 3 th Life Is noted for the Dividends paid to Policyholders. The following Is typical of Dividends being paid this year. TWENTY-PAYMENT LIFE POLICY FOR Issued ISM. .Matures 1918 ABC 30. Premium Cash Value at Maturity 5 SOl.Ou Total Premiums paid 60L20 Kiccs.i -Kclorn j The Pollcyholder waa protected by anee during 20 years and at the end of that period the casn value constituted not only a return of all but In addition a splendid curpltu. Such results are worthy of attention. Ask for Rates at your own and examples of olher Maturities. The Great-West Life Assurance Company HEAD OFFICE WINNIPEG SALE UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF A LIEN AGREEMENT OIVEN BY TWO VAN BRUNT DOUBLE4MSC PRESS DRILLS (On-) of Oiefe drills Is new; tho other slightly used') .WHICH I SHALL EXPOSE FOR SALE On THURSDAY, the 10th day of April, 1919 At ike John WardMose, 2md ATe, S., T. J, SIMONS, I RESUME OLD BANK ON Word was receivr-d by local Vatiks today lu the form cf a clr- ff culcr letter that ou and after J (Hospital Board Considers .jcuerne For "Free" Hospital Monday, .May all bsnks will revert to Ihu office hours In ef- it all to sprout, anl it Is send feet lefore June 1. 191S; viz 10 down strong healthy roots which a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Satur- days from 10 a.m. to 12. At iiu jiug irom is inches to preitat bank hours are from feel moisture all over (he 9.30 -i uii Ule a 111 19H and got a crop, and I'm going [hospital. to get a this year. There is The tent for the- influenn patents, never any danger in winter sowing on tho 21st of March, received when the null is as dry as it was this year and in 1914." -Mr. Baylor's experiment is being closely watched by farmers all over the south. in average of 21 patients day. There are now 19 patients In it and lo iu Ihe main hospital building. total cost ot erecting and putting the tint into shape -was {2SS. AUCTION SALE of HORSES and CATTLE AT THE JOHN BRODIE BARN ON THIRD ST., OPPOSITE THE FARMERS' FEED BARN On Thurs., April 10th AT TWO O'CLOCK SHARP ii MC nmo' S old- lu foa1- 16M lbs-: I 7 vears 0 1300 Ibs.; 1 mare, 5 ycars old, 1400 Ibs.; 3 geWiiiga, 3 years old! 1100 His. each: 1 team of mares, II years old. with foal. SdfiO 1 grey mare. 6 years old, 1300. Ibs.; 1 bay mare, 7 years old 1300 iinii ft, lbs- saMle horse. 5 years old. 1100 1 team geldings. S years old, 2GOO 4 colts 1 year A fi.-e-pasfenEer 1916 Overland car; 1 garden plow- 1 cC, or hsriiess; 1 mcnhator. 135 eggs, and Ibroodwl new 'rivet ing machine; 1 small water tank; a number ot barrels- I "roU nut saw-; 2 !arBc meat jars (10 gallots and 20 J. A. SMITH, AUCTION SALE HAVING BEEN FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR T f. BOWLBy, WHO HAS SOLD HIS FARM, WILL BELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION AND WITHOUT RESERVE, THE FOLLOW. ING FARM STOCK EQUIPMENT At his farm 3 miles east of Coaldale Station ON THE N. W. OF SECTION M-19, 4TH On Monday, April 14 COMMENCING AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 1 10-20 Titan engine; I McCormaek mower; 1 McCormack rah- 1 Float; 1 Clod Mashef; 900 Ibs. Alfalfa Seed; 15 tons miied AlUl'- fa and Timothy Hay; 6 Set Harness; 1 Team Geldings, G and 7 weighing 1 Team Greys. 7 and 9, weighing 2900- 1 Team Blacks, 7 and 8, weighing 3150; 1 Bay Hare, 8 yean Treighiiut 1450; 1 Brown Ulare, 7, weighing 1400; 1 Bay HorM, 7, Treighlnit 1400; 1 Black Mare, 7, weighing 1600; 2 two-year-old colts; 1 Wa! gon; 1 Drag Harrow; 1 Engine Disc; 1 Engine Plow, 3 bottoms Other small articles too numerous to mention TERMS OF of 110.00 and under cash On amounts over this, time will be given till Nov. 1st, 1S19 cm as- proved bankable paper with interest at 0. i. MeSWAIN, Clerk. p. E. LA VALLEY, Auctioneer. PHONE laM, LETH9RIOOE. UN1P FARMERS! Pay No More Than The American Farmer l.ur.. -tkrtbi l This Tractor Adopted By Saskatchewan Grain Growers Now Ready for Delivery Here at American To Be Manufactured in Medicine Hat Hereafter tssrs AGENTS WANTED NOW, WRITE MARTIN PHILLIPS ;