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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL LOCAL NEWS' WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OP LIVE LOCAL NEWS FRIDAY, Second Gas Well At Monarch; First is Down 1775 Feet; Spend ;ho ecirclty eioi ajvanoing piics .of lumber, there Is rtason to be- liete that the trick industry. (n this part ot Alberta haa a very 'b right fu- ture, and gratifying' to note that the directors i mend making ef- fort to rlace the best product on the market and a perma- nent productka Jn trldge. Brick is now loaded for tha No expense will be spared Jiy the Canadian Western Natural Gas, Ughl, Heat and Power Company iu their search, for gas-this, summer. Five hundred thousand dollars has been set aside for this work. During the past nineteen monlbs approximately three hundred thousand dollars has been epenVbn drilling' and equipment Two-hundred: thousand dollars ot equipment are now-on order. II. B. Pearsou, general manager, In an inter- view, said that the plane for drilling will entail an expenditure ot more than half a .-million -dollan.i "The 1 board of said Mr. the six strings of drilling tools which wo now have are by no means'our limit 'and that; aro to go ahead and sparo no es- penso to search for new wells. "in spllerpf-the bad weather condi- tions during1' the 'present winter our drillers haVo1 kept "oV the Job. and other two hundred feet to go before we can speak with certainty about In- dications. the Monarch field, about seven- teen miles west of the No. 1 well Is down 1776 feet and the drill era are making good con- sidering the extremely, bad weather. We think that the'gas sands nt thli jioint are about. 2WP .feet deep, and with open weather at hand the drill- ers will mnen more ripld pro- gress. "In this field crew noiy has and Coalhunt are likely to require a largo number of bricks, while building activlUoa all through the.Crow-are providing, i food mar- ket With the outlook good for a big crop It is expected that building -ac- tivity here will shortly become ai several large blocks and numerous dwellings are mooted. ..The great need Cor residences In Lethbrldge li caus- ing nmay to consider building, and brick will enter largely Into' the con at ruction. the, second set' up in tho SA George's Didy face ot almost conitaut hardships to the "weather. We are proceeding i; with this well because wo think con- ditions '-.to this, justify further drilling.' The derrick Is-upifcr this well and the drillere' will bo ready to commence work In e few days. We menjirid the equipmen 'no money will'be scared. made" appreciable progress- though-! "In addition to these hare 'extreme u'old' two more" airings 'of tools which we andi.the almost" ijnpassablB Condition of tSe v With tie arrival of het_- ter weather we "expect to make much .rapid progress. "We on two wells In the Chin Coulee district. One of thoKO wells is now 2620 feet deep ani) we ought to know the results shorlly, one or the, other. The other ona Is. 2185 feet down and 'drillers baxe an- are going to put to TCOrk soon is the derricks i-on'ttnieteil. These will probably be p.at up in the C'lln Coulee district, depending on the de- volbpment of the wails how drilling. "Our instruction? coritlnne'l Mr. Pearson; "to uso everj- effort IP oblaln 3. new supply of and to prosecute -ari: unlimited drilling.cam pnlgn regardless of tost" shape and cinngth, and are calling forth expressions of entire isfaction from the Trsrioai' purchasers. The company from now on will be run- ning-full strength and will be in "position" to Till'ill orders as they "come (along. The estimated output for this season IB in the neighborhood of from five to seven million. The is composed o men with'a wide in the manufacture of brick, and can te de- to maintain the quality aha give excellent view o In today delng St. George's Day the following .facts In {regard to the patron saint of Encrland will be-Interesting... That St. George Is.a veritable character beyond doubt, and 'there seems" no reason to deny that he was bora in In A.D, 270, and died a Christian martyr at Nicomedia, April 303. In regard to connection'of St. George with England, Ash- mole, In his history of the Order at the Garter, says that King Ar- thur in the sixth century placed the picture George on banners, and fieltlen tells us that he was the patron saint of Eng- land in the Saxon times. It Is quite certain that tho Council of Oxford in -1222 commanded his festival to be cbserved In England, and on the establishment ot tho Order of the Garter, by Edward III., St. George was adopted as the patron saint. Study Latin liv Overalls "T High School Boys Appear in Lattst Central Boys Join "And a lltUe.'caildfshili lead them." The children of ridge. the male portion them, fire leading the old folks In 'the overall craw as a means to combat the high cost ol eloihinc. At the high school thti morning approiimalely one-third of the male pupils appeared in overalls and .others wore old clothes. i- School officials not taking any steps district for.tha farmers will be able