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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of "Lave Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It FH1DAY, APHJL. 11, 1919 PAGE SEVEN IKEAlAilNGFED Proposal Brought Up in Con nee tion With Proposed Trans- Rockies Flight Maps of Uie areas which will come tmder the big Irrigation projects ex- hlblled by President Marnoch, creat- ed a great deal of interest among.. ..those present at the. Board, of.. ..Trade luncheon, lield on Thursday. On these the areas already undtt lr- rigalion, something I" Use neighbor- hood of acres, wore marked in green, and tho areas lo come1 jundcr Irrigation were denoted in pink-'What the prospect when "the pink areas of some acrcn be- come changed to green, was thor ougliiy sensed by those who viewed (he same. New Flying Field Krora one flight of. vision the' me ni- ters of tho Hoard present were taken lo another fjy the President. From the mental hill from which they view- ed tho promised land with green al- falfa and waving grain they wcrfc liroitElit'down to earth to gaze across lite distant Rockies, and to return iu fancy lo an aeroplane" engaged in Uie flight over the, mountains uiukiiig its descc-iit in Lcth'jridge. In regard to this Mr, jMarnoch read a letter from Hie -Aerial league of Canada, Van- couver, asking to he provided with a tract of 30 acres iu Lethbrtdgo for (he landing of tlio aeroplane, and help for financing'the scut-mo. Mr. LMcXicol suggested that the ?0 neres coultl-foe provided for in Hen-, itarsou Park, and tho needed financial hacking obtained plhy nn admission' charge lo tho public to view the des-! cent of tho aeroplane, -Mr. Ceo. Hice, of the Flying Corps, eaitl that the ma'chlne, -which is lo be of (he heavy -bomlilug type, would land with a velocity of 70 miles an hour.-. -..-_. A committee (o consider and report on tho matter, was appointed, con- Efstiug Uaalloij King, >Yeeman and Torrance. A letter was'read by PresMlent nocli'from tbq Eecretary of the Nation- al lloadways which met at air more, than king the Board for supporting passed ,there. The -letter 75 per cent, of the jcveliuc from motor licenses was derived from tho district south ol Hcd Deer, and only 25 per cent, spent lie-re.: The matter-was referred to V, IX King' inquired into and re- ported on at the next" i In reRand-.to a cleanup conianco with the request jof tho as- for" Saturday, resolved to fall 'in same. .Asked w.hat was going to do about it Mayor Hardio .'that Chief'Hardy would mako order a.clean up ne- ".7- DoVner' fixpressed the opinion thai, Lethbridge .was always cleaned Air. Hylands brought up Ihe matter of the bat! shape of the city roads, say- ing IhaMn'the wcar.and tear, to the Rutomobiies'lKere'was nioro spent hv tho car In taxes for the "necessary repairs.'In Ihe fad that the -Mayor and Commis- sioner Freeman were present H.-waa considered- .thatTfT.word'- to. was that. A request frprn the Saskatoon Ilo.inl __ of Trade to VHIi "a movc- inenl'.to iJre.lhc'.Dojnininn for by Judge Far- row of Heyhm. was left m the handfc of Mr. iMaruoch to be taken uji with the local U.W.V.A. ho good work of eating good lunch- eons, and Retting through business with tho spirit that KOCH! re- freshment brings, was .something which the meeting sensed was worth striving for, even il it should cost a quarter in ihe case of those who, hav- ing promised (o do so, were unable td bu present at future gatherings. The resolution was unanimously adapted that members signifying their inten- tion to be at the.luiicneons, and failing bo there, foifeit (he sum of cents. OiTOicse conditions Mr. .Merry promised (o carry on, and- ev- ery one once more breathed serenely. The luncheon question being dispos- ed of, -the. meeting; with tranquil minds, -went .into the membenihip (iuestion. To add to (Uo same a short and quiet "cayiixtfgn will start on Mon- day afternoon uc-xt. The following wero requested to be in attendance at the Eoard of Trade building at 4.30 Friday afternoon to arrange the pre- liminaries, W. D. King. W. J. Nelson, J.-Torrance, II, Crawford, K. Kylands, II..G. Clarke, A, Williamson, D. Siinp- ,Kon, A. Baalim, J, Baivden, S. J. Shepherd, H. Macbeth, J. Home, O. Kdgc-it, H. Davidson, C. P. Jamicson Parks. Ill addition to those already enroll- ed, tlie following ibecame members of :he Irrigation ,Development Associa- tion, A. Varke, D. A. Simpson, G. Hice, A. Duiibar, F. W. Doivucr, K. V, 11 viands, J. Torrar.ee. !E local si-hool lu 1'XrT. Ho wy> captain of '.ho football team ami ma-lo au eurlatjlu record in thi- KiiUiron." 'iI r. s IB u knowa farmer j of the district, own ins u hirgc acreage iiit the Chin and CoaUale districts. With a ikorough and extensive know- ledge ft fanning hii 1'ay inudo Jfo has letn hero about ten years, is nrnv back on his fanu. John Bass. Chin Farmer, is Most Generous to Sioux' City Short Campaign Monday .To Get New Luncheon Problem To be told after ihe partaking of a seried of excellent luncheons that the line of continuity ivoukl have to be cut cfl was enough, to bring on i spasm of Indigestion ineni bors of the Board of Trade present K- Thursday's luncheon- It nil came about through mine host Merry find- log great trouble in getting help, ag- gravated by the1 fact of promises rasli ly made by- members of the Hoard lo attend the luncheons and riot being present. 'This meant n loss (o Mr in tlmt; being told to prepare for a certain number, and ptr ceiitage of the-same turning up, there was a considerable waste and a shrink aye -which iiic proprietor of the AHier ta Cafe felt that hf could not atand. "Mr. Merry was hurriedly called to 5 fa to his case to ihei meeting.' A com: promise iva'g suggested by President in the way of a" cold lundi !wUh -jjan'dwiclioa and pie Ihrowii in. This Mr. said would not ineet the bill, as the trouble hi setting the j tables, which occupied three hours, vould be just, Ihe same, and Ihe shrink- age by prepafiiiion for absent guesls rcinuyi ELS before.. To keep un LO.OJ.IM' The Sioux Cil'y (Iowa) Tribune cou- ms iho following annouucemeut: "Announcement was niaile today by officials at Morningslde Coltegfl cf a lonation of by John Ilass, of Canada, to lie used in nip roving Bass at lilt-tic field. Mr. iass gave the tract of ground to tbe Bchool some years ago. 'The field, probably, wiU be" made much larger by removing more of the nil in the east side, officials said. This will make one of the larg- est natural amphitheatres in tho coun- try. Oiijtlie- Bide of the hill concrete bleachers witji a capacity of 5000 per- sons will be eri-otpil, it ivas said. I'Bleaehers also will be- built on the west The amphitheatre will be c-ncireled by an iron fence. A parkway wiUi a capacity of mqre than 200 au- tomobiles will be provided.' ".Mr, Basa has been iu Sioux City several days, lie graduated from the Will Investigate Egan Shooting Lclhbriilge Lwlgo N'o. T92 held its annual installation of officers on Tuesday night, in tbe -Moose Hail, the ceremony being duly car-, ried through by I'nsr. Dictator Uro. It. Ward. The lodge also held a "wel- come home" for several of tho re- ;urnod brothers from tho.front, and a crowded aUeniluiLCU-was present. Officers for ihe year: Dictator, Dro. Bert Handle; Vice-Dktator Uro. A. Hedenstonne; Prelate, Dro. W. WHIetls; Secretary, Uro. T.' Gill; Treasurer, Bro. A. Taylor; S.A.A., Mrs. C. S. and Uro. G. Mas- son; I.G.. Bro. J. Masson; O.G., Uro. J. Tamllu; Organist, Uro. J. Wil- Ills. Kdmoaton is claiming and Calgary front the gov- ernment as lite cost of caring for out- of-town 'flu patients List fall. That a local police investigation in- to iho shooting of Jim Wong by De- j i I'at E2an during -a raid oil an.' opium den cm Tuesday night was inti- mated in jiolico circles this morning. All the facts of iho case will brought for tho satisfaction of both sides. Detective Egan claims tliat the shooting was purely an accident, that tho Chinamen in. Uio room when, the raid was staged stampeded. lu trying lo stop thetu Detective Kgan, fired a ihot over iho head ot ens of the es- caping celestials in order 10 attract the attention ol other constables rak- ing part to get tlieni to como to his aid. After'doing to sliU anqtlicr in- mato of tho room tried Ad escape from a, different round, and a second shot was fired, not in his direction, and just as the gun went off a third Chinaman darted in front of the de- tective. Tho Chinese coloiiy seems'' to be taking the- shooting philosophically as if it were purely an accident." Detec- tive Kgan claims that he has always fa ad the best of relations with the Chi- nesti district in sr-ito of the fact that during the years he has been a police- man here he has pulled off innumer- able ratds. Chief Hardy was lil at the time, but WHS out Uus morning after confinement to his hsuse 'flu. Ho will commence au icvettigatlou this aftemoon. LEAGUE LIFTED That theljan against the activities of the Chlne'so National League, whlcH was estabHshed nn paaseil last year, has been lifted is tho information in the hands-of Bine and other local league received a telegram yester- day." said Biug "from Montreal confirming a previous report that tho order-in-counc-tl had teen -withdrawn, We are all very pleased about it." FUR PRICES 40-YEARS AGO an Hem of fur prices 40 years ago the following will bo interesting: Prices for fur at Edmonton j quoted as follows: Buffalo robw to S3; fisher 53 to mink 60c; -bea- ver muakrat oc'lo Sc; bear to wolf and lynx otter For Higher De rides to Support New Labor tarty Civic Union No. ials were forced fo announce to a largely nttemled meeting of the meni-, hers last night that the city council had arrived at no decision on the 'wage demands of the union. This was the much-dissatisfaction, the feeling that there had been overmuch delay. However an. an- nouncement was made that the com- iire giving the demands every consideration. Donald Mt'Xubb, local president of the new Federated halior present and outlined 'the aims and oli- jocts "of the organization. A long dis- cussion resulted in Iho adoption of the iilatform by tha union.' A vote thanks was accorded President r Mc- Xabb for his address: The resignation of Knfrctnry Derrt cott of Ihe Civic Employes Union was j presented and on a standing vote-v of j every member lie was asked lo reEnin I Ihe ollice. Library Would Like More Book Donations The library is being rapidly put into shape, and with the assort- .men! and classification made of the books it is found that they are not near enough in number to go round, .Therjs are 2150--volumes, all but the library committee consider, that at least 3000 more, necessary. What .are particularly'required'are books'of history and. reference, volumes. Any one, who same to sparer' .will be helping the libraryJby nating and jjflr. Nel-'- son will be glad to hear from the owners, _ A valuable series the library possesses is "Civil Engineering." One of the vojumes is, however, missing, and .if 'therel'is a com- plete S3t'ih the city which can ;be donated the library committee will be glad of the same. The commjttee power to add to its number and it is intend- ed to do so in order to get opin- ions on the varied selection of books. For We are agents hand forged Golf Clubs of: Day ton; No better clubs on the market; also Golf Balls, Suit Cases, Trunks and Bags, Jack Knives, Razors and Sporting Goods. For Baseball Players! We carry a large assortment of Baseballs, Bats, Catcher's Mitts, Baseball Uniforms, Tennis Racqtets and Balls- ;'t OUR ARE RIGHT.AND OUR GOODS THE BEST. The Alberta Saddlery Co., Ltd. MANUFACTURERS OF HORSE FURNISHINGS, TRUNKS AND SUIT CASES, LEATHER BELTINO AND FOR SPORTINQ GOODS. .Plme764 306 Fifth Street S. Our Easter Display of Men's Clothing and Furnishings never so extensive or attractive as it is this we are daily; 'adding new lines-so that eyery visit to our store reveals.something This week we have opened up many new lines in men's and young men's Suits and Overcoats, Clothes. of a higher standard m Duality; and workmanship. w Fit-Reform and Society Brand are National Leaders among 'better clad dressers today, due to.correct- ness in style, fit, and tailoring; The sale for these belter made garments is rapidly increasing with us from season to the. this season far previous'' records; OfHERS HAVE BENEFITJED BX WEARING THESE BETTER MADE CLOTHES- COST NO MORE, r'J' Newest Spring Modelsin Men's Suits to Lifkt SKp-on Orercoab, U Senrke Tweed If You Pay Less Elsewhere You Get Less Gel under one of our New Spring Hats Tho best mnWa are to bo found here in all tho wanted styles and colors: Bprsolino, Stetson, JIailorj', Knoi and No Xafne Hals. Prices t. Shoes for every walk in life The Gra. A. Slater ari Refal J6.5I Attractive Display of Easter Furnishings Chett and Dr. Jtiger'i Shirta, i Sft Stripe 19 FaK7 IMery in S3ki, .fie Neckwear AI dw Prices 75c McKelvie THE 2 MS Neck Urgot Dntrihrtori W Wear m SwtWm Afterta ;