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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT THE LETMBHIDGE DAILY I1KIUU1 FRIDAY. AUGUST 2. 1058- URGE HI, TO The other day 3 deleealion cl Iron vcys to show whelhe. tho plan sus c' armers visited the city urglos H Trade U Thai plan was that steps be tivien as sooa as poss- Mr. Marnocn s Annual 7. and It propose? that tb? lrrUat.cn project which bu been under discussiou M_______ compact area, but that It should be ion which has prevailed this year has the f reaxost possible number of farm- is erred to bring hpme to the people ol Clean to handle, t nnd General tt share of the water. the south country the value of Irri Ever y lOc Packer of WILSON'S FLY PADS CLEARUP1 Nothing Inconsistent Between Statements of Horden and Office have gone so far say I Ion government was wasting In the surveys of the various possible irrigation projects in the south now how foolish they were, The anxiety of the Iron Springs farmers to have the irrigation project put under way is shown by a re lion which was presented by G. Warnoch and S. S. Dunham at the convention ot the Western'Canada Ir- rigation association at Nelson last pi course the association did I not know the local circumstances, find therefore dealt with the matter in a general preamble prefacing the Iron Springs as follows: Whereas, it is eeslrable that such iralers as are found-to be available for Irrigation should'be distributed so as to'supply'as far as possible the greatest number ot people and .the lar- gest areas ot land.; v K The association's resolution then on to endorse, tho Iron Springs resolution and the Dominion government" to proceed Immediately io collect the-further information re- quired. i Immediately after the convention Jlr. Marnoch wired lo Hon. Arthur Aleighen, minister of the interior, as follows: "Referring to recent interview and 'telegram of Hon. Mr. Sifton during your absence, Present dry year causes fanners to become more In- eistent on further Information possi- bilities irrigation'- projects. Farmers tround district Lethbridge project approached -.Western Canada which has pass- ed resolution requesting immediate attention, further surreys dcmonstrat- ing possibilities- carrying available farther afield, thereby bene fit ting'greater numbers of farmers ant further stabilizing farming conditions Sup- erintendent of "irVlgaliim "and commts- Etoner. thoroughly familiar what is necessary and instructions from you .to Immediately proceed this'summer and fall .would be greatly 'appreciated by.farmers and business people in districts affected ihow this to Mr Crerar who under ftaads agricultural significance, also to Mr Si f F. A. RtsaluttDn G. Rr Marnochj president Leth'bridge laniJ by replenishing it with manure. Therefore it is resolved: That we ask the Dominion Govern- ment to carry on at once the surveys 03, Io give us the tnforiuatlon about what lands can be served as above, and to estimate the cost President Western Union Says He is StiU in Charge and Won't Change.Policy .New York', Aug. New York World this morning says: "That government control has nol seiiled finally IhB controversy be- tween the Western' Union Telegraph company and .the Commercial Teles raphers of America, became evlden yesterday. JCewcorab Carlton, pres! deal ol the company, saiil he was filli' In system and that a long as he remains In charge-there will be no change In the company; loiter labor. This policy has been to discharge men for union membership." "Either'the men will be permittei to be union members or there will b a counter aEsectloi Thomas, deputy pres iderit the'union when told of Mr Carltoh.'5 s t atement. Strange Doings Investigated and A Startling Discovery is Made Flncner Creek, August ogan has received several complaints "rom citizens of Beaver Mines as to queer doings of somo strange men In that vicinity. Different reports iiav come in as to armed foreigners am rough looking characters being seen n the neighborhood and the suspicion las been growing that the old Pren :iee ranch was being used as a rea dezvous for some hind of deviltry. The .Constable has had his veatfce eye peeled aad on Wednesday after ribon he noticed a couple of "stranger. In a car. They aroused his suspicion enough to cause him to arrest then and they were found to bo literal! armed to the teeth. From informatioi gleaned from them, a mad to the Prentice place there strange sight greeted the' eyes of th constable's party. Entrenchments have been around the house and the place fort Bed. Stores of ammunition were pile up. London, Aug. Keuters Ot- awa the house of com- uons yesterday, Walter Hunelman .rew attention to tho statements .of 'remier Dordeu ol Canada regarding mperlal preference. Andrew Btmar chancellor ot ho exchequer, replied there wae no- uing lu Sir Robert Bordeu's speech n any way Incpnslstenl with ar Law's, previous statement'to the house. The question of a special tis- :al policy to be adopted by Iho United or tho Dominions must ho iettled by each Independently, laid. The Imperial government had >ut Itself in. line with the Dominions jy deciding to give a preference on ex- .stlug duties or on any subsequently imposed. In an Keuter's cor- respondent, Walter Hume Long, in order to clear up any misunderstand- ing regarding the Imperial prefer- ence which he recently announced, stated the decision was arrived et by he Urkisii STJ-. not the lEnperial war cabinet and may, bo regarded as a question eJ demestlc policy. TURKESTAN KEVOLT AGAINST BOLSHEVIKI SwlWrland, Aug. revolt the Bclihevlkl gov- ernment In Turkettan has broken out, according to news received sour- LEIHB1GE FAILS Irrigation Meet Will Go To Medicine Hat Instead of Lefhbridge y General Hurlesou Is out ot iLo city. The matter formally was brought to the attention ot the.committee !u the form of a complaint of union tcleg- at Atlaula, Ga., where a strike is ihrt-alc-ueJ as a result of the dis- charge ot uirion men alter tbo BOY- look control of wires. A strike Is also threatened lu St. Though Lethbrldge ctpecled to sec- ure the 1919 convention of the West- ern Canada Irrigation Association, the Invitation- wag passed over In favor of au Invitation from Medicine Hat which was strongly backed by the Canada "Land and Irrigation Co. oper-' atlng In that district, according- to President Marnoch of the Board of Trado who returned last night from the convention and a fish tug trip which he took with Peter Lund fol- lowing. "The Medicine Hat people seem to appreciate tho Importance of conventions. of this kind and they put forth a real effort to land U.V Mr. Ma'rriach is full of pr'aEsolTor the cour- teous manner In which tho city of Ncleon entertained the delegates, who numbered !n the neighborhood of 200. Every delegate "was sent n hoi of cherries to his the hotel, while the ladles were also presented with baskets of flowers.' The weather was not good for outdoor trips but entertainment was provided In variety and all enjoyed themselves. Many Methods Are Uncovered For Making Stuff With a -Kick To It "If they can't get It any ofher way, they'll make it" satd a detective of tho A. P. P. to the Herald this morning referring to the illicit booze which is one of the hardest problems the de- partment has To fight. His remarks were called forth by the finding 61 quantities of raisin .wine a miner's dwelling across the river in one of the coal camps. There was wine in all St Louis. Mo., A'uc. te- legraphers "employed at the local of- fice of the Western Union Telegraph Company, were discharged yesterday when they reported for work wearing union buttons: telegrams protesting agaiust the company's action wera Gent to -Presjdprii Wilson and I'ost- master General: Hurl won by several of Iho rueo, anil-R. F. WlSo, president of the St. Louis district council of HIP Commercial Telegraphers' Union of America. Wise, In his message said a walk-out-IB threatened. Policy Considered. Washington, Aug. 2. policy of Iho Western Union] Telegraph Com- pany of discharging employes who af- Ufa to with ihe Commercial Telee- was'" considered today tho special commit lee created la he post office department to direct ho operation of the telegraph com- pany under government control. No mswcr. Is expected for the present as SUNK IN COLLISION. New York, Aug. Ameri- can steamship Poseidon, 1911 tons gross, formerly under ths Dutch was sunk In a collision with an American tanker last Wednes- day off the Delaware Capes, It was [earned In marine circles here to-day. Five of the craw of 39 are reported as missing. Capt, J. Durle, iraster of the ship, died as the result of-exposure after being landed. TTVO men, who were evidently feel- stages oE fermentation. Some of it ing quite secure, were "surprised and' had a kick to It that would remind one brought in and are now companions of I of Charlie Hyssop's mule, the detective Iho two arrested on Wednesday .Some of It was stll) in the mash Board of Trade. The resolution, above mentioned. passed by. the Iron- Springs local of Ilie A. Is as follows: ''The chinauc conditions this Direct urgent attention again to the possibilities of getting irrigation vrat some ot ua were not fully in favor of the plan to zn'ako of .land winder the i-ethbridge Northern project coma un- der on Irngitfon District, are all in favor of asking the -Dominion govern- ment to proceed Immediately with sur are awaiting trial, which Is to be held this (Thursday) afternoon. The names given by the men are. Dave-Williams, Jim Mitchell, R. Godson and an un- l pronouncable name, all believed to lie aliases. Speculation Is rife as to what the outcome of the investigation will be. August The state department to'day received a message from Ambassador Francis at Kandai- asfca Tinssia, Lapland, "through Mur- mansk, 'dated July It said the am stage. is evident from the findings of the detective, that raisin wine Is popular, as" of the-wine in process of manufacture had required a 24 pound case of raisins and a pound sack of-sugar. It is understood samples of Ihe Illicit will be taken to Edmonton for It is believed that other men are hiding analysis by. the 'government analyst in the brush. The men arrested, it is before any prosecutions are undertak- allesed, belong to the L W. W. They claim to be members of the F. W.13. BAD FIRE. Glens Falls, N.Y., Aug. Union Bag and Paper Corporation Buffered a loss of more than 000 in pulp wood as a result of a fire which broke out yesterday afternoon and which was still burning early this morning. FROM GOLD TO SILVER. Dawson City, July Yu- kon Is turning frtfm gold to silver -mining. While the value of the for- mer, or its purchasing power, has decreased, that of silver has about doubled.. London, Alig, arrest ot Mextm Gorky, the' Rusifan author and revolutionary, has btftn order' ed by the Investigating committee .of the Soviet government says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen. The Petrogratt correspondent of -the' Dally Ex- press reports that Gorky's paper has. been suppressed permanently. CONFIDENCE'VOTE. Paris Aug. Agency.) senate has adopted the re- solution providing for the calling up of the class.of 1920, the vets upon which In the of de- puties was considered one cf. ex- pressing confidence '.In the Clem- enceau 'government. AT SPECIAL PRICES FOR TOMORROW RASPBERRIES, LOGANBERRIES, PLUMS BLUEBERRIES; TOMATOES, r CHERRIES. All Fresh "and Choice, Corner Fifth Street and Fourth Avenue on the even- ing of July 28, accompanied by the chiefs pTthe diplomatic corps ot Great Britain, France; Italy, atid China, Japan, Serbia', and. Brazil. A message'received from Mr. Fran- said hespiid the heads' of the dip-, lomatic missions: of .Great France., anil Italy had left Kandataska for Murmansk, 179 miles north, which Ss controlled by American and Entente forces, sent there to protect stores of am monition ami Accounts Have Wrongly Sug- gested a Huge Effort With Little Advance Owlnc to advance In batter ire are now paying; We per Ib. butter fat for No. 1 Cream. 42e I fat for No. 2 Swtet CrMtfo. per Ib, batter fit for No, 1 Sour 38c per I b. butter fat for No, 2 Sour Cream. We would advise farmers who have co-ws, that they can milk to get busy, as every llttlo bit helps the grain crops fall. TV-, c pay all charges and pay for each shipment duly and; the law they misrepresent the -spirit' of. organized laoor." The World editorially points out that the courts determine whether ,or not Goodwin's death was avoid' able, and declares that this can done ''without asking the friends of over 1700 Vancouver trades unionists on the firing line to bike an action which Is. contrary to whole spirit since the outbreak of the -trar, Lend which outrages every instinct of lay- ally to loLh their country and their "Hundreds of union labor men says The Province, editorially, "have died bravely, fighting for the empire and the cause of right in France and nonbiOf these liavo the or London, August cor- respondent on the American front, telegraphing Thursday nigLt, says: 'There may be some danger of mis- conception or disappointment arising from certain rather flamboyant ac- counts of the fighting on the American front since thesejgive the Impression of tremendous effort with little head- way ami the conclusion may be drawn that the director of.the allied advance Is finding successful accomplishment beyond his moans. Although no prajse is too great for the way the Americans are fighting, that nghting is on a com- paratively small scale, as things are measured on this and does not suggest hurry on the part of the allied command to reach a particular