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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, APRIL T ifr T FTHfin'mor DAILY PAGE E Total be About for This Scheme But Would be IVJore to Many and Would Dip' Away With Administration Expenses Other Amendments Suggested. OTTAWA, Aprjl Canadian i amendments to the Pensions were before (he special .committee' on pcnsloni and re-estab- lishment Its meeting this morning. These wa're In the .form of rocommea dallons from the. board of pension commissioners anij the committee LUNCHEON Canadian pofartoos yielded >I75 to ten. tnd what tut ten. The annual report luued by eily ,ent 1110 6th Aye.S. M ARLOW'S ARKET SPECIALS forMTURPAY Sbodder Lamb, per Ib. ,..____..____24c Stewing Lamb, 2 Ibs. for.................25c Hamburg Steak, 2 ibi. for........ 45C Canadian Associated Atholstan'si .vrelc.ome; byviHrlHstfWBo'ifispap'er pro- j prletors Inclufle.1 a lunch-yesterday, at I. .which BurnhMn.V'owner i" 'tfyc -'Lord'Mi In er and Sir''G Sorgo'Perlfey. i the j coming press conference inlght provo j historic as a date in tha development 1' aurl prosperity, at Canada. IJjrd' Mllher; proposing a toast 10 tho Dominion, spoke with-great en- t.hiisIainr.dt-'Cana.dn anil predicted -us [lonlshment'o'n'the part ot the''visitors at her wondertul respurc.es and 'pro-. grees. Ilecbnt momentou's I given her a position of enormously ephanced dignity nnd imporlante among other nations. ANSWER TO HUNGARY'S -1 NOTE SHORTLY April of the Toplj of the ambassadors' council to tho Hungarian objections to tho terms of the treaty of pence betwpen country and. Ihe allies Is reported-fe be. awaiting approval from Washing- ton. of'certain, 'As soon -as President Wilson's answer Is received Ida reply, will -be handed Over 'frith'' the request for prompt acceptance of tho terms. WILL ESTABLISH.A PURCHASING BOARJ) AND CARRY ChoiceBeef Cuts, per Ib. .I5c, 18c, 20c, 22c Beef Shanks, per Ib. '.U, ...1 lie Prime RoaiU, ptr.lb.; i-. Hamburger 'H Shodder Mutton, per Ib. Breasts Mutton, per Ib. Peameal Bacon, piece, per Ib. Side piece, per Ib. Strictly New Laid Eggs, per 45c OUR SAUSAGES NEED NO ADVERTISING 25c V 25c ,V.; WE KILl- OUR OWN MEATS grow any -kind ot crops, wita- rout irrigation. "Irrigation..when 'practically ap- plied, is the of isaid the colonel .with conviction, "be- cause It Is the only system lhat per- mits; of the most intelligent treat- ment of every Individual crop to suit its.own requirements. It eliminates the necessity of summer fallowr.and elaborate treatment of the toll to Conserve moisture.. It Is quite agreed that mtied fa-rmingr.is tho. basis of agricultural prosperity and Ihlssys- tam flourishes splendidly under Ir- rigation in the raising of special fod- ,'der which it is difficult to raise without water. "In every case where-it has been [put to the lest in; competition with 'ordinary farming-methods. Irrigation has, been proved 10 increase produc- from 25 lo 100 pet cent. This jaccounts for the fact that in the irri- gation belt laud Is being sold for icon'slderably over {100 per acre, and Ithat farms aro seldom offered for ealo even at that owners being reluctant lo sell The jbridge Herald." by-careful complla- Ition, plarofl a conservative estimate of S54.71 KB lhe avrrasp value of ihe jp-oduction on an arre ol the lacro. tract. Cases nere many where Bcird of Trade la contains a _ ________ siiovlng of crora on dry and Irrigated.land and the following increases d grown 21 or 77 per not.; jushelj, or 54 per ctnt; barley, 35 bushels or SI per cent; peu, 14 or. 51 per cent: potatoef, 250 bushels, or 105 per cent, "The Canadian .Paciic Irrijation scheme m Southern Alberta Coi as tbe krseit In- dividual project on the American Con- tinent, with an area greater than the whole Irrigated area of Colorado or California. The irrigable area totals more than acres whilst tha aggregate length of ita canal3 and. ditches Is greater than Canada's longest river or the rail distanco' from Vancouver Halifai. To tiU original block a'further area'of 000 acres In the Letbbridge district was added when the C. P. R. took over the block originally developed by the Alberta Railway and.Irriga- tion Company, and this has shown the eamo remaikabU progress aod prosperity. "Agitation at the present thne tt for further irrigation and quick irrl- continued Col. Dennis. "Far- mers claim with Justification that It i-J a life and death Issue with them. It they arc lo remain on- the land tbey mnsl have it; It they do not get t tte only thing to do ta get out. That lhe Provincial Oorernment realizes tills also Terr evident from the fact that they gctlcaily taVen up the hew projects. The Uthbrldge Northern InieaUon District scheme comprises the llon of about acres and will cost between three and tour million dollars. Just recently farmers In tho Raymond, Magratb and Sterling district were called itpon to rote on the formation of a further irrigation project which would embrace a total area ofl 90. .000 acres and Irrigate When the ballot came lo cwjnted there was not a solitary vote recorded against the project. "A vast sum of cald Col. Dennis .in concluding, "waa put Into the Irrigation scheme by the C-P.lt, but it has proved a sound proposi- tion. The bumper crops raised on thcso Irrigated farms, the high prices at which the land Is held, the reluct- ance on the part ot Tanners to sell, and. above all. the- general clamor In lhe so-.Hh camlry for schemes to In- clude the greater, part of the south territory all prove that the initiative and which promoted tb? project are now appreciated and to provide for the board "of Canada, .which shall1, take over the over the of 'supplies; will' be Introduced 'In tha house Sir Georgo Foster, Tho resolution provides that the board wouid tako over all the tlntie.i of -the latter body, and would 'buy all tho dr-parlmental and .other sup. jiflea for the Dominion. the hoard will consist of thrcQ mem- bers, one of whom would he a faera- her of (ho privy council ot Canada, nnrf who would act as chairman. Tho I salary would -bo a yenr {or ouch' [.member term ol office 10 I years.' IIIGHEhiPAY.FOR FISH CO. EMPLOYEES 16.-A new scale of wages otv'lhe Canadian Pish and Cold Slorago'com- pany of Prince ilupSrl, commended in a report.of the IjOarrt of conciliation which'-InYcsllga'ted tfi'fi' demands of the commends .a wage of renis nn hour for an eight-hour day, Instead of 60 cents; SO cents an hour (or over- time, Instead of 70, and 85 cents an hour'for Sundays and holidays, In stead of 76 cents., Tho increase In wages should take pbco as from Feb- ruary 24, 192C'. It iKldltlon id Ma doritbojcher me other lunch when she's POST TOASTIES in the house i SoldJby Grocers Everywhere e by Canadian Postum Cereal Windsor, Ontario. R. C. M. POLICE SALE CAST HORSES Rig No. 719, Reg. No. 1005, Re-. No. 1620 WILL BY 1' PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE BARRACKS, 2.00 P.M. SATURDAY, APRIL if CASH P. W. PENNEFATHER, Supt, Commanding Southern Alberta' District. If you warti td have1 the Best should buy the best seeds. We have them. SPECIAL? PRICES Peat, Wettern Beauty, per Ib: 35: CarroU, Nsntse'c half, lono, per Peaa, Extra Early, per Ib. 30c 'Peat, Champion of long" per Ib. Corn, Mammoth White, Cory, Lawn Grass, fine mixed, per 30: Ib....................... Orion, Danver's Yellow Globe, Clover White D.utch, per Ib. per Sweet Peas, cho.ce mixed, pir Beeti, Extra -Early Egyptian, Ib. per'lb, JV.'IO .'Sweet Peas, any 'color.' Turnlpi, Swede, per'lb; oz. Also We 'have 'cabbag'eT 'celery, 'vegetable, marro'w) pumpkin, kale, leek, cucumber, tomatoes, kohl rani, citron, paralay, cas lettuce, wild cucumber In bulk, and all kinds of itedr tl r.. in packages. ;Yellow- Diitch'.Onlori Settsj, per Ib.' 30c Yellow Dutch Onion Setts, 2 SetU, per Ib.' 550 BING-WO S20 THIRTEENTH-STREET N. NO DELIVERY PHONE 1872 I 405-5th Street, South Better Meat For Less Money .-.-.-i w Extra Choice Grain Fed No. 1 Steer Beef for Satur- day; also a large supply; of Lamb, Veal and Pork at the Lowest Prices. Here are a Few Good Snaps for Saturday Choice Roast 20c Extra Choice Plate 15c Shoulder of Mutton..................... 26c Pork Roasts........................., 35c Beef Dripping-----.....................25c Lard, 3 Ib. pails...................... Extra Choice Sausages, 2 Ibs. for___....... 4Sc Peameal per-Ib. i. 45c ;