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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TIIK TO ORE COLLARS 75 cfA'rs JEJCH TOOKEBROS. LIMITED MAKERS MONTREAL Toronlo, April Boss, of Ol- emits for WiHUb luvord- h'.f lo a Moolrwl lujvr, hiJ its ot a nival re- lttat rueoiiiix nx'fnilir: A mimbor olnrvJ iWr ttr Cir.iJIin Xivil Tlces lo "CloSe this morolES, "nbal really Is the gravamen ol the 'scaudal ot Ihe tracV" W. 'E. Raney, solicitor (or iho Jlornl Reform assortsliou Is- euef a reply fivlng lu great detail an nrralgnmenl ot Ihe racing situation, particularly In Ontario. The most ttrltlns paragraph In statement "During the past seven years Sir VoJuotFPr Hcsfrrc in the roarin ol the naty ecurtitlninent bfl-J reocutly, LD the Malsonneuve market bsN- This, lie itlrd lu the ser- Ics tiisJ for .N'siy Estertalunifnt vis us Mil ol enthusiasm (or for the navy at wens In rJun sni Roseuiouni, A dmualk taa.1 wsa reached when. In rc- spouie lo an by M. P, Fen- nell, Jr., honorary secre- (trj of nanl rwruUtaB, a yo-JOf man In Ihe juillnice ar.nounced his wlUlnioess lo Join the natr. The new ivcrull came iravea ot applnult. aril Wore Ins enthusiasm subsided, ali others hid Jolnel Mm. 01 lie' seven tlve French-Canad- Tho aplrlt of the program was toil permeating Lho present camnntja to brlnff Canadians lo a moro Intelligent comprehension of Ihe work the Erll- tih navy tt doles for Canada as ivell as for the rest of the Empire. Speak- ers palulea ulcturt-3 of Uie peaceful eecnri Canadian rural as contrast- ed with Ihe scenes In ravaged IJeV glum, ancTpotnled lo the nary bulwark ol defence which has pre- sented Canada from sharing Ihe E, BUI MI Inj weit to IhB Hill Sprint i and east lo Ine boundary of the Cvviirtnc soao I (Ifly farmers or land hoMen. Ac- 1 cotdl'is i" estimate (hew I ire at acid ol lauj for touiii I of which Is alrtaJr In (all grain, au.l practlcallT all ef vhlcb'wlll bs tended lo vhoai. Tbero 5111 ta 1C.SM a-.-ca of grain seeded this aurlnj. 76 per cent, ot which will b< la wheat I e- T.SfiT acres ol vhwt 'The balance will largely oa oils. This will oiaio an of orer !00 acres ot {rain per or ISZ acres ot wheat per farmex. SMfis opllmlslic lor a good season, oven tnoush the spring Is rather laie. InUor. although scarce, Is yet seemingly sul- flclsnl lo handle the acreage llitel ibote. Oohn Hendrtc, lleutenaal-jovernor ot rate 0( Delsiuiu. 5Iovlng plc- Ihle-lTtrc-lnrj-, nnrt relaUrcs hire. jur-. portrayed tho circcra of the reaped fahulous profits amounting to -i'lnans1 huudreds of thousands of dol- Jars, and chat members of parliament at Ottawa who assisted In pulllni through tho amending act ..of 1910, liave also reaped profits In varying decrees." The act of 1910. Mr. Raney nnicndcd tbe criminal code or Canada EO as 'o enable the .locker clubs lo .-conduct houses pa their .'premises, one of the definitions of disorderly house, being "B. common 'belling houEe." 'Ha says it Is part of scandal that the provincial treasurer saw no in admitting that pcSer clubs declined to give him a statement of profits except under pledge of see- lecy and that he was willing.'.o ac- cept the information on such and that Ihe .race track politicians and professional race track gamblers L ot the. jockey clubs ebould hare been permitted- to .make a. profit-of-more than a million dollan In 1916 In de- fiance of "the government's Injunct- ions to thrift. j Tanadhn. recruit who joins the navy, and tare a vivM Idea of the dally lite on board the .battleships. In accordance with the plan to have a well triown woman speaker at each ot tie 'enlertalmnents, Mrs. W- F. Read, addressed Ihe meeting. She jald that-WDmen should do their part in tbe war as well us the men. Xolblo; should be neglected to mafee the palgn a success by Increasing pro- duction In the country aa well as by fighting1 the enemy. As regards Ihe navy'a part In the contest, Mrs. Head said-thai It was the part of tie navy to safeguard the seas. Letters receiv- ed In the United States Irom England Ehe'sald, bore the words, "The sate arrival ot- tils letter Is due to the British Senator Dandurand and Sen. Heau- bleni: paid tribute lo tho value of the nayj.' SlilMlEVES cio terview here list Montreal. Qun, April Colonel Annand Laversne, in an In- staled thai of re- men In this province, Major-General Ijejs- iras dlsHncUy on the understand- the men'ara for tis defence of Canada" In Canada, not'for possible COALDALE Coaldale, April acreage uu- ler crop here on the old farms will probably be the earns as last year, de- lecdlng on Ihe season. If tho erealhs backward, many Vflll uot ba abla lo lie land Ihey oth- erwise would, and rather lhan seed on poorly worked and Insufficiently jreparcd soil, many will j o- what csn not prope-ly EKded.' All depends on ilie kind of weather for tho ncii few. weeks. A largo pro- portion ot toe land hero being under lay there Js not the, amount of sum- metfallow to beifound lu iomo otber districts. Consequently good deal o( work Is necessary to prepare stubble land as very plowlus was dono last (all. There will be some new land under crop tere Ibis year. The 0. P. R. lias 2000 acres In Ibe Va'n Home colony (or returned soldiers, ivblch was brok- en last summer and Is In the best pos- sible condition. This Is being done by Ihe C.P.n themselves, in order that they may be nbla-to'.lurn the farms over lo the soldiers from time lo iimo as they return.1 -As yet, no soldiers are on Ibe land. Then, too, many ol tbe new settlers are breaking land and preparing it for sprins seeding. Soine wlieat will Le sown and no doubt a large quantity of. flu, us Mr. Hi A. Su'gEiU's large yield'of lasl year has demonstrated the profit of such a crop. At present very little work has been done on tbe Iho majority arc In readiness to start Ibls'-Svcek. Slany who have attempted to plow have struck'Irost'at do.'great depth.' But n few rla'ys such as the last day or two aoafisSilbe oalUls. Iri field, r power will prob- ably be none this year than in former years. The light' Iraclor Is 'becoming popular wllh a good.many. The labor situallpn'is not causing a great deal ol ariiiety 'as 'yet. ns tho demand for men Is being met as rapid- ly as the need arises. .The wages will be somewhat higher thau last year. A PT camp-.; inlo.the dlslricl.from tbe lumber "camps, etc., of U- S., hav- bve'rseas service. "I'sHll believe." said llr. Is wrong to participate JD'-thl9 war. "liowever, it the govem- ment'helJeves that the'country, needs protection here, as a militia man and "a'man in public life; I cannot refuse." The Elgin Ideal Realized To make a motor car, individual in de- sign, ol stuL'fly construction, accurate to the minutest (letnil of its: and econ- vOmical in operation; in beauty to (he most costly priced to lit the nurse of (he avei-aRc family. THTS IS TEE IDEAL HBlLTXED IN THE.BUILDING OF THE ELGIN; six THE, CAR OF THE, HOUR Earl M. Huyck Distributor Sales Sixth Lvthbridge Jag been promised J75 per month ty the employment Bseicies, and nmadlnx It arrived. per morilli has been-ptfeTerl In one "or two eicepttonal casea, but 350 per month Is ttm standard wage paid: .And when It Is considered Lhat money la sure, there is .no .-'risk to take, no ctance of lots from drought, hall or rost, !l seems lo be a'-good wag'e. "April. present outlook, shows 'ILfll tully. as much, and llkelr more) land Is.tinder cul- tivation for the preterit "season, as iey had last yest. A, gooi deal of summer fallow Is DOW ready for seed, and Quite a blt: of breaking will be done im'tnEdlately. fanners slirtcd on the land witb harrows the of the week. At th'e time of writ- ing the question of. WTRI laior, does not Eeem lo bjeJirorrylDB7 IKc farmers, aa there arc a 'go'bd number of men comics in looklngrfoiEi'B'osllioris.' The Implement sheds hare been busy aa- lembllrjg farm Implements, and.have done 2. brisk wUh the farm- era this weet. .Froni' the number ol Irafctors haveVoeeh''imnchasttf here, tbe outlook for large areas of breaking and summer (allow, is good. STIRLING, Stirling, April .fields are hare of enow but Water Is still stand- ing In the low places. Some few fields of have been harrow- ed hut no seeding has been dorfe and not a furrow hi-s been, turned. Work may become general by .Ihe tenth. There was leas" summerfaUow done than usual last year and very little fall plowing was there Is more work to do In the field (hia spring. Should tiia spring' prove very late a considerable' portion ot ,lhe iluhble.wiirhe left fallow.1 There was not much' new breaking done UEL yeaiv.hence Ihsre will be little increase Irom' For the [present, year-much1 breaking la. plann- ed. There seems fo' he .help enough for the present, The main consider- ation here Is not so much man power as horze power. 'Even-the old set- tlers have been buying horses, this 1 spring- It remains lo be seen .'nJielh- er horses are worth the money that is being paid. While the government has done well In'tTnnorllng farm labor It might have done.better l[ It had helped the proper dlstribntlon of horses. of this district arc expecting more than the usual cropa and are doing thing In their power lo bring them. r CARMANGAY' armangay, April farm- erti of this dUtn'cl hare already been on the land, bnl, had planned io bo this week-end. The unexpected break in the fine weather have delayed, operations till nest week, but since weather condlt- .lona, have, rigbleil ,-r themselves the pToqpccts arc' goiid.''" A conaenrallve esiima'.c shows that n m luif m m %m III! mm li i 1 ii ij i1 i MM ill you buy in price ies. You can? gd iri t v i See the new the I authorized Society BtandvStpre in your city, or !-x size color book of leading Styles. :J -V For otti ooaliry fabric! uk [of Sirrict." ALFREO DECKER Coifi'Makers, Chicago For Canada: SOCIETY Montreal 'M The season's .approved fabrics are here. Call for your Society! Brand Suit or now. McReilib' McGuire SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S GREATEST HI Kg LETHBRJDQE. v _ THE STORE; THAT SELLS -SOCIETY BRAND CLOTHES' W.per cent, more lspdtwlll-.be. pnlilnereaso will be -virgin land. laml llian usual i lAiighl lhal Elubblod crops ar tinder' iulllrallin .Oirlng ThlsrisT.tpi.bo lisl year. A fa'r proportion ef' the line lisl ftU, tcM'u'pJresrcilb'l is.1 past experience' lias J; V i.-l.''- i'l nol d ;