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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta REVISING the TIME of the NATION TIME MOUNTA1K TJHE CEKTRALfJHE TIME WHILE, are imposed upon (lie world by the scheme ol the universe, the hours are made bj- man and by man umst regulated. Before daylight saving do this, the establishment of the standard time zuuui, back hi 1SS3, did it to a less extent; and to a still smaller degree are reminded cf hu- taau control .over the hours, minutes and seconds by the necessily for setting our watches back or forward aa hour crerjr time we cross one ot roue boundaries laid down 36 years ago. The convention of 1SS3 niade an intolerable eUuatica H by no means made it ideal No matter how or where we lay down our time zones, we must cause some local incon- venience. Somewhere ot: every east -and- west route there must come two adjacent towns vrhosc local times are an hour apart; somewhere there must clUes that have' to keep two times, one lor incoming and one for outgoing trains; sonie- vhere ttere must be places where standard time fs half au hour or .more behind the sun or ahead of it; somewhere there iuuct be places "which jiave striven to eliminate this discrepancy by In- troducing a ?ew discrepancy between local anil standard where yoa are called at cat eh a 7 o'clocfe train.. work cf sr> a wrfier'in (he Scientific American points out, seems almost to have been dona in such a way as to maximize rather than minimize these Inconveniences. The meridian representing S2 xj degrees west of Greenwich, -which theoretically separates Eastern time from Central, runs debt through the heart of the Lake Erie industrial centre; and this fact .of itselt mates much confusion inevitable. To this the time convention of. 1SS3 added by mak- ing the Central time zone far w'dcr than it should have'been that standard time., on Us eastern border hes been far too slow, while along Jts western edge error In the opposite direction Vas even more Blaring-. Mountain time, ou the other hand, dwindled to almost uolbing at it3 southern extremity, so list In passing through El Paso one practlcallyr: Jumped two" hours, from Central to Pacific time. at one blow. And as local market centres crystallised with the growicg-up of the country., It was found that more and more of the lines of demarcation separated communities which, com- mercially and industrially, were, one...... "Thereha- been little opportunity lo correct- finy'ol these -the Scientific American's antbTority, "except by tho local action of communities which insisted on using the time GI the zone to the east or west ,pf theirs, or of railroads which insisted on moving their particu- lar jdmphis-across poinla to. a more codTetdeat location.. But today this 'opportunity ( M never never the railroads all under ope-control, and that con- trol cJoiely associated with tie time-signal s'er-. vice that emanates from, Washington.' It requires no prolonged discussion, no coareation at.TvalciV.-" opposlng elements have to be compreails'ed; as' test they .can, to more the zone lines easi westward; It requires but a single and simple eiecutlve order. It is in fact the Interstate Commerce Commission that Issued order, ef- fective Jan. 1 and diagrammed in the accompany- lug map. but to the existence of the Railroad Ad- ministration must be attributed the possibility of Us successful application. "Jt will be seen that the old zonw are shown shaded. uew boundaries are laid .down in heavy lines. The meridians shown are not the central ones for tho various Vhpse lime Is that used by the entire zone, but rather TA Grapes and Pairns Are New Sources oi Sugar r 1 new kinds of I One Is obtained factored at tbe I II H I n a n M u M i; i u H it t .1) IJ M L _.______ II ItMUUUHIIULTtlW] 1 7 I PMUnuuUMHMMJiitlJlJ 4 J I J J J t t M U U U M 11 U V U U I 1 4 1 U It U M tt M U BM j 4 i I 4 t 4 1 tMUUUMUlttlllUMlia S 4 4 t f I I ii u u i! M. tr u if I T I f N u U I) 14 U tr U.M u 14 tr kj J i> r M tt u n M 11 M a WHAT TIME IT IS ALL OVER THE WORLD .Tin UU. aamWn tk. hoar, frof. 0 to 23 (11 P. .how. tie To rud tbt table, locate m Om iaAex cobra inUtr point It wkicb H stationed, aad tfccn iMilailj liijliUi tke place." twk. ii to be re- ferred to the loiml time.-: Corrnpviidwi' kovrt in thou pUcM will be foeod in die une coktnta; tke actuJ hour u rmlW wre correctiMi fifvre, tkere'cam Accfvat inst W ma- preTeJwnt either" or botii' of poaU w if it nutter by uiaf tke nwwer 'in' place time .ia Una UK New viat; Olrio is thftybenefi- .clary. Instead of Buffalo anij Pittsbnrzh be- ing the official The accompanying time cliart was designed ty LI. Thomas Apjilcby ol the United Sutes N'aral RewrVe Force. Shortly .after Jlucle Sam entered the war, the Naval Communication Service, operating. American radio. stations in with those of the Allies throughout (he Vorld, found very necessary a satisfactory of quickly converting the used in 4if- lerent localities. When it Is recalled' that rtflio stations, although located on different Bides of the etahc, may be called upon lor simultaneous action In sending out a general bulletin..or. in some other connection, it-will be seen that in- ference of tftae becomes a aerious-'cbnslderaUori, and one calling for a more of adjustment than is ordinarily supplied. With the passage of the Daylljht Bill, and ot similar legislation In other coaniriet, the is enormously more complicated. ew kinds of sugar beln; made. I from grapes, and is maau- Royal Erperimentil Statiou at Asti, Italy, and the other In Philippine Uuct from the nEpa I The grape sugar Is rwult ol made by Prof. Monti, and is uescilbed in detail by Vnited States Conaul Emerson Haven, of in a bulletltt of the department of corameree. Thl! sturar resembles honey and has been named "honey of grapM." It has tho great advantage over other sugars In that U contains no water, and therefore kee-ps indeflaitely without change. The crapes are pnued, the juice is strained and pond through (ueeeolve tubs-kept at a ittsdy temperarnre of from 95 to 101 deg. Fahren- serpentine colls, allowing constan; eraporalkw. Then foJIows a process of refrigera- tion by which the wafer in the syrup crysta1- nn surface ot cyUnders is. scraped off and strained out crystals ;rcmove all ths tartaric acid. under pressure produces further untfl (he "honey" will crys- tallize. This new sugar !s eapeflalljf suitable for making presents and fnrK tymps. >fnch wu said few years ago about the de- velopment in the Philippines of the industry of making sugar from the- paho.7 Mr. O. Bar- rett, the bureau ot asricul- ture, states that In 1SH the bantu' worked out a process by which it Is possible to produce a fairly light colored near, readfty, frcnti the kaonc, or sugar palm (Arenga which has been used for ctnturiei In the'far East. The difficulty to making high-gnde aoffar from the Arcnsa lay in largo amount of organic ini- _ purities in the sap. Mr. Barrett, lectured on this subject before the Biological Sn cicly ot staled that without any ex- pense for cultiTatlon the sugar; palm yields a bet- ler crop year afwr year, for 20 than does the engar eane, Tast areas of U oc cur in the Islanif. .JB KBjiuiea py ne MIBBMT coil rtiWe. Tkiu, wkem H i> 12 o'clock u. tk.t it is. 17 o'clock (5 P. standard ..Toledo Co- iractoi, tfc.. column (tlU ra b u s and and Z'ocleck (A. M.) Tnmnrrnir, in Tokio., Tke' of locci poisbi tkoM printed on We if tbe piece in uUe it beinc When nnuer tin .b eVect eiiner point tkat point BSOTM up one row. X' Ilie paisi5, aegrets. east and west ot Chose serve thcoreteally lo bound'the "The gcaeral tendency-of has' been to move the boundaries' west'in more thfctly populated sections, and to mere" them back, east in the sparsely settled resiohs, where- they have been altogether too far west. "This. It fee noted, carries oiit the spirit of daylight How AVIATORS Secure TheirOXYGEN MECHANICAL diilicaltfes ihat in the early days of ariation prevented .the reaching of heights us great as or eyen feet were overcome; but another dJGici'lty had le beforo such aacensStras became practi- cable. At extreme heights, especially after a rapid use-Hit, the tuman'luags do'npt function properly. They cantiot adaftt' tismselres- to change ot air pressure, and the aviator is threat- ened.with suffocation.. 1'-But this dUTicalty, also was' OTercome. Each 'aviator was with soppiy'of'osr-'" gen upoii which he could draw fn case of need. The Apparatus Makes; the Air of Altitude Possible death. To make It breathable it is first conducted t through a long pipe coiled around the basket con- taining the bottle, and then into a rubber bag, from which a tnfca 6onvcys the gas to the aviator. A second coil, with-a rubber bag and stnrice tube, Is proTided for the uso of the passenger. There is no .danger" of aii explosion should the -bottle containing the liquid oxygen be struck by a projocttlt; hnt the heal from the .Imrning of the nJrplane woald be disastrous. It wonld "cause the to expand'and burst and the liberated, oxygen would aid the air- plane. -U j The entire equipment for two persons weighs only ahout IS pounds and occupies but little spaca In the fuselage of the airplane. In the army-it has recently been ordered that every pilot who goei aloft must carry enough oxygen for from sis to eight hoars. Cincinnali be- come the divid- ing puid' entire --1 dustrialsection ot western TsewYorlc, norihweatern _ and eastern.Ohiq gets an additioptU bour of-day- tfie J "Among, the.cities wfeicb jiarc alreatiy. seized ihls benefit for thcniseivcs we nifgLt mention--, Jamestown.. X. Y.. and one, situated at oo-.less a Ulstancd, from Ihe previous dividing line than Detroit-, further the wbole Biate of Georgia and Florida except tbe eorner'ihat fornis a btfEincss of Mo- bile, in another accordingly -have act the clock permanently back an i changes move tfic Mountain r.onc out oE of the Pacific, district and put it back longitudlnallr, it belongs, are made rather in the interest of railroad operation. Locally ttiey arc ol no less interest to thes people affected, but there are, not so many of these, ed in their general influence they are practically" confined to the sense in whicjfthey deviEetJ. As a niatter of fact, it would seem that in at least one respett this change might have been 'uetter we should think th'e Xevn.rta desert wouhj have provided a less inconvenient place to draw the line the mlSdle of the Salt Lake, population centre, and a "similar remark nneht apply There region is similarly bisected. However, can be no question that (lie boundary has been put back to the place where nature would have U; and certainly It is an advantage to Arizona to have IU northern r.ud southern transportation arteries on the KamoMlme basis "5s one anotbir and as tbe rest of the state.1' The THREE-HORNED Fighting SHEEP A MAGXIP1CEXT ram, with three hornsT-the one projecting isp- ward and-slightly froni tbe fort- head-is an nnosrfal specimen oT owned 3Ir. Edward S. Schmid, an .animallahcicr ot Wash-. ington, ID. C. One of the'photographs iakpn of '.i-vUtch -Jtfie' accpniiKiiij'iBg drawn, EUojira-very well'VH4 distinctive characteristics ot thtT the supernumerary frontal horn..; T comes to eiamihe this writw MaJ. R..W. SlwtplQt, medical corps. U. S. A...In the National Humane Review, "it wilt be found that this single horn is made two; as, at' its base, posteriorly, pne :an readily detect the bifurcation wool Jn that'locality. Anteriorly, the union par- liculariy DTideat, while, upon the other hand. It Is veryjHTobaUe that Then the skull ol thlfl animal is obtained th feet we confront a prtposl- tlon our forefathers weri not familiar with. High show or boots were always ankles prolected. We now lire in where we pre- fer oifordn and are exposed. Few XfwiwttT wear spats and few wear heavy stockings. Mostly ellk or light-weight hosiery are worn. How can we expect to snlxtne calarrhal conditions If we do r.ot protect ourselves? The soles 6f the feet ars more susceptible to cold (han are the If wristlets anil anklets were worn we' would he much more frefe.from cold la the head. Any cold in the hfad has'a. direct bearing upon tho niembranes of Ihe ear. jaytag. "I have n bunch of-deer In mj iml when I goat home I turned hlni loose in the park. I iad a. big buck twice th< jlze of "My buck was sura he was some scrapper, so the Irst time these nmngen met, WM 111 xai Kcrtal combat. In about part of tins it fakes me to write It, t didn't have deer. The goat backed off about 20 feet and with rush sent, the fyoni to (he deer's hcwt. I Immedlateiy canght him and sawed the point off romded the lltllo knob you -se Among things, Maj. Shufeldt points oii' Is that It Is nolle evident that (his ram is rather nliort ot (.tarare; so that with his head bent down to make a thrust at Ihe lateral point opposite heart of a big bock deer, he would miss It by a number of Inches probabty only crjue lit tow surface of !he chat. Few DUPLICATES Amour tbe CRIES of BIRDS and BEASTS IP a compltte list could be made of the distinctive ruffies by wtiirb Ihe faolses product by and beasts are would that., lew duplicates. .Tbla may be judged eycn by the most The horse ridghs, the otwji. bleats, the .the; pig gruuls (lie lifrkey gobbles, the hes cock crowmv tho EOUSO the duck Quacks, mewl, the dog (lio wolf kowls, the'lloc roare, the bull belloirs, the sparroW.chirps, the" nlgeon the frftg rook.tawa, the monkey .chat- ten, the elephant Irunipcls, the tie V ilag oun, dor key (he hums, (lie fly Iniziw grasshopper thlrnips, swallow ihc c-hlck hound and Ihe owl liootn' ths brat word for the sound i crlcksl Is tried' by Tennyson. a !io wfltM In "Is (he word would lit the grasshopper belter ocrh ...Tennyson prided on his exart word for Tiolees trr bird and Thus ho cueaV. ,lhc "moan of robin's "pipe" (o7ir, licckcrJs cnrleir's 1 iho ptrrot'a th( ;