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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE RIGHT 1MB USl HBRIUGK IJAIL.I Ht5HAI..U. LAND HI CRESIOI Clearing Operations He Very New- Irrigation (From Our Oifn Correspondent) PRESTON. April being eloKd up for three months due to tie and the departure of former PMtof JfcOord. Creston Prcsbyter- sre resuming operations on Sun day. The plan of campaign la to hear four men for a month at a lime, early In the fall eitend a call to tie most likely of the four would-ha popularity; of Crertoc lo respect IB fully indicated in acr-M sa tho tints area iviih it drained and under cultivation Ores- lun wouia oe far the 'biggcAt and rnosj proipercos town to tho 13. C. nterior. The (iriic list committee oT tho 3I-'0 fall fair have instituted ms iimvass for special prizes for this j exhibition, and aro uieeims rith tjplondid success. A feature ihsi! s sure 10 attract much interest is u' es of competitions unionist the lalf-doren school districts that uiufco up tho valley's educational boundar- Kach district is giving a special ?riio for competition amongst chil- dren attending each particular school, vhile the tell tair associetioa is mak- ing a careful study in order to offtr jrires in competitions that ibe major- ity of schools cati make entries. n substunUM prizo to tlio school mak- the best stowing at the fair. Has Always Taken Active Inter- est in Affairs of Town and District (From our Own MACLEOD, April 31 K. W. Reikie, manager of the Bank ot Commerce in Maeleod, has been trarisferred to Leth- bridt-e. Mr. Heikie during- his three yeare tu Macleod has i-K-n a very cap- able nian. as far as the bank's inter- eels were concerned, and was quite popular with his customers. He took tin atTive part in nil things pertaining to the town and was always ready and willing to assist in evory good work. The Board of Trade and the Agricultural Society were always rep for (h resented by Mm as a member and Will Be a Week at Least Before Reid Work Can Be Started (Prom Our Owa CorrespotiJcrO BOWVILLE, April have more moisture than hai'? ever had In tho spring, and it will a, at least, with tho weather conditions before work can be started in tho fietds.-AII low spot? are covered with water and the roads aro In a very'bid condltiou. In fact some of the roads ure and many of the culverts are washed oat. On the road which is under water north of A-IIovde's farm a culvert has been washed out and our worthy mall carrier nearly drowned his team when they fell In last.Wednesday. Sevo.-ai others have had the same experience. Mr. and Jlrs. Loute Oliver are re- ceiving the congratulations of their friends over the fine baby boy who arrived attheirhorhe Friday morning. Mr. Dixou has sold his half section in the Barrhlll district to -Mr. Wm. Vennables of Barons, who has rented it to Mr. Chaj. (jopd, Mr. and Mrs. Dlxon will reside In Barons. Miss Marie Maher has accepted a position as stenographer in the Kural Municipality Office In Barons. Mrs. Andrew Twedl hss been very sick the past two weeks. Mr. tnd Mrs. Chas. Burns were Loth- bridge visitors last Thursday. Mrs. Reynolds of Enchant, Is visiting her father, Mr. Hummer. Mr. Roy Burns is very seriously sick with double- pneumonia, and j friends are anxiously -waHlns to hear ot an Improvement. Mrs. Lita Leslto.ic visiting friends in Calgary. from Py ft. laud, Oregon, .where he spent tlio winter. He has rented his farm here to his father and eipccts to go to Cluuy lu a Hvr days. Mr. Keuueth McAlpine, of bridge Is visiting relatives here. Mr. M. B. Anderson left for Taber today he as (tovern- ment relief agent and will visit M the tsvrnc on that line as far as Med- icine Hat withjn the two weeks. B. C. LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD REORGANIZING by h.: oroov to Ibe fear of rock slides taking the member; nndilaclcod poles out over a stretch o( about two miles. -The line from Bonnington to take power into the Consolidated rain- ing and concentrating operations at Tra.ll, and it the pole line is to come as reported, the hoard irill make'an effort to, have the com- pany a .sub-station here and supply electrical energy and light-to the town j :Anqthor important Item at ih? board's meeting was the announcing It the composition ot the 1020 stand- ing committees which will be chair- aianed as follows: Finance, G. B. Gar- land; Publicity, C. 0. Bennett; Agn- 'culture, Jas. Compton; Fall Fair. Jas. Oook: Municipal, Jas, Adlard; Trans- O. Rougers; Roads and Bridges, A. R, Swangon; Legislative, Dr. Henderson; Reclamation, Guy Con stable. Two new members were added to.the roll bringing the total up to forty. At their April meeting en Saturday Creston local of the United Farmers decided to take on the social side of the U. P. activity, and designated W. Truscott chairman of a committee for that purpose. The other locals in this section have a similar department and it.has brought them many members from amongst the younger generation Effort is being made to have this local rescind Us organization resolu- tion to the effect that membership he confined to hona fide, farmers on- ir a'5cod all-around ritlsen. but all are delighted to hear of his promotion. c Jlc-cier. his is not a strang- er to -Vacleod; many of.onr citizens as a business man. and ho j )y all "business men, VICTORIA, B.C.. April Reor- ganization ot the British Columbia kmd settlement hoard commenced to- day, aa prder-in-ccuiwil being passed abolishing the department iu Its pres- ent tjnn. Under the new arrangement a superintendent. H. D. Da'vies, will bo directly responsible to' the minister of agriculture, and.tlrough him, to the' provluclal executive. Currel, a hotel porter at Kortb. Bay, found on the street dying, having' evidently been clubbed. Old Country Football Scores '.LONDON, April Canadian Associated results of Scottish League games played yester- day are: Queen's Park i; Albion 1. 0: Aberdeen Duudea 2; Morton 0. Hibernians 1; Rangers 1. In the Welsh association cup final, Cardiff defeated Wreiham by 2 to 1. VOTT AUTO LIVERY Special Service on Country Phones Residence 1210 The The SwHtistVOII. from DODDS PILLS KlDNEX-j -b A. U McCullougb, a water rights engineer' of Nelson, was here a few days this week making a final report on the BrickEon Water Users' com- munity Irrigation ditch and plans. The community consists of fourteen rancn- ers who. ara jointly bringing the wat- er in from Sullivan Creek, necessitat- ing the laying of about a mile and a. quarter of main pipe, which will also give-them a domes-tic water supply as well. The completion of the scheme will immediately see Brick-son going heavy'into berries, and it Is'safe to predict that by 1922 the Valley eirpor strawberries alone will have jump crates last year to wel up to in 1922. Creeton celebrated Its twenty-eighth birthday on Saturday, with Messrs. P. J. Little J. W. Dow, who staked the two quarter sections that now comprise- the townsite, still around as hala as ever. Mayor Little cams in in 1802 in the firm belief ot railway fac- Uitios balng provided this part of Kootensy, and six years later the whejo ho. will no doubt fit into the; business life of the town... rriffadon surveyors, their f n-s, ere now located near the bridge northwest of tie toioi. They will he- gin 'operations as soon as the -weather 1 permits.- They expect to work all sum- ler. 'I ToJfty the best snowstorm of the season is on, and promises to con- tinue "for some time. The grass is now in sight, ana a few warm days will relieve the feed situation. The congregation of the Presbyter- San church held their annual get-to- gether social evening in the town hall. A good musical program was given, and a good social evening spent. Mr. Crawford, representing the Lon- don Lancashire Atddent and Sick- ness Co, has toeen through to the coast cities and" reports business veryj gooil. Ho left 'for the north Tuesday; uiomingj accompanied by Mrs. Craw- ford. Harry Bright, the secretary-treas- urer of the Bright municipality, has spent the past few days in Clareshultn and Covfluy, where he attended to hose living outside organized dis- tricts. They are now receiving their seed grain and getting ready lor seed- ing. TEG STREET RAILWAYMEN WILLINQ TO NEGOTIATE ON WAGE SCHEDULES WINNIPEG, lApril execu- tive of the Winnipeg Street Railway- men's Union at a meeting last night issued a statement in which they de- clare they aro at a loss to understand tlm attitude of the company in re- fusing to negotiate with them in re- gard to the new schedule submitted. Realizing the importance of eliminat- ing any unnecessary friction which might lead to inconvenience of