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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta toe EIGHT THE LETHUniDGE DAILY HERALD AUGUST EGQVUO The other day a delegation ot Iron ngs farmefs visited the city urging ftt steps be taken as soon as poss ible to proceed with the Lethhridge Northern irrigation project which has under discussion for the pnst two or three The dry condit ion which has prevailed this year has to bring home to the people of the south country the value of irri The whole province is now realizing the great asset the south has in the irrigation system Magrathand Coaldale where thous ands of tons of alfalfa and other hay Will be harvested this year to help out the feed and those men who have gone so far as to say the Domin ion government was wasting money In the surveys of the various possible irrigation projects in the south now eee how foolish they The nnxicty of the Iron Springs farmers to have the irrigation project put under way is shown by a resolu tion which was presented by Marnoch and Dunham at the convention of the Western Canadn Ir rigation association at Nelson last Of course the association did not know the local and dealt with the matter in a general preamble prefacing the Iron Springs as follows it is desirable that such Waters as are found to be available for irrigation should be distributed so as to supply as far as possible the greatest number of people and the lar gest areas of KnderMt It The associations resolution then goes on to endorse the Iron Springs resolution and to ask the Dominion to proceed Immediately to collect the further information re Immediately after the convention Marnoch wired to Arthur minister of the as follows Referring to recent interview and telegram of Sifton during your Present dry year causes farmers to become more in sistent on further information possi bilities irrigation Farmers around district Lethbridge project approached Western Canada Irrigation Association which has pass ed resolution requesting immediate further surveys demonstrat ing possibilities carrying available waters farther thereby bene fltting greater numbers of farmers and further stabilizing farming especially during dry Sup erintendent of irrigation and commis sioner thoroughly familiar what is necessary and instructions from you to immediately proceed with surveys this summer and fall would be greatly appreciated by farmers and business people in districts Kindly show this to Crerar who under stands its agricultural also to Resolution president Lethbridge Board of The above passed by the Iron Springs local of the is as follows The climatic conditions this year direct urgent attention again to the possibilities of getting irrigation wat er to this While some of us not fully in favor of the plan to make every acre of land under the Lethbridge Northern project come un der an Irrigation we are all in favor of asking the Dominion govern ment to proceed immediately with sur veys to show whether the plan sug gested by the Lethbridge Board of trade That plan was de srribed in Marnoohs Annual Re port tor and it propose that the wnter should not bo confined to a compart but that it should bo extended ns Car as possible to give the greatest possible number of farm ers i share of the That is i what is wanted so that every farmer who is fortunate enough to be i able to get n slinre of the may i be able to have about forty acres on i cnch quarter section under he can grow alfalfa nnd pss This would ensure that he would always have full supplies of feed for his and that he would be able to keep up the fertility of his land by replenishing it with Therefore it is resolved That we ask the Dominion Govern I ment to carry on at once the surveys I to give us the information about what lands can be served as and to estimate the Clean to Sold by all Grocers and General President Western Union Says He is Still in Charge and Wont Change Policy New New York World this morning says That government control has not i settled finally the controversy be I tween the Western Union Telegraph j company and the Commercial Teleg 1 raphers of became evident Newcomb presi dent of tho said he was still in charge oi the system and that as long as he remains in charge there will be no change in the company policy towards This policy has been to discharge men for union Either the men will be permitted to be union members or there will be a was the counter assertion today by Percy deputy pres ident of the union when told of Carltons F Owing to advance in butter market we are now paying Me per butter fat for 1 Sweet 42o per butter fat for 2 40c per butter fat for 1 Sour 38c per butter fat for 2 Sour We would advise farmers who have that they can milk to get as every little bit helps the grain crops fall W e pay all charges and pay for each shipment The Result of Our 1918 Missbg Tide Calendar Contest The Ransom Picture was 1st Man Doee Npt Fight 2nd Guardian Angela Their Holy Vigils Fannie Youngs 3rd They Also Cal 4th The Womans HMA Crystal Dairy Limited LEAVE ARCHANGEL August state department today received a message from Ambassador Francis at Kandal aska through Mur dated July It said the am bassador left Archangel on the even ing of July accompanied by the chiefs of the diplomatic corps of Great and A message received from Fran cis said he and the heads of the dip lomatic missions of Great France and Italy had left Kandalaska for 179 miles which is controlled by American and Entente sent there to protect stores of ammunition and Strange Doings Investigated and A Startling Discovery is Made Pincher August Rogan has received several complaints from citizens of Beaver Mines as to queer doings of some strange men in that Different reports have come in as to armed foreigners and rough looking characters being seen in the neighborhood and the suspicion has been growing that the old Pren tico ranch was being used as a ren dezvous for some kind of Tho Constable has had his weather eye peeled and on Wednesday after libon he noticed a couple of strangers in a They aroused his suspicions enough to cause him to arrest them and they were found to bo literally armed to the From information gleaned from a trip made to the Prentice place amP there a strange sight greeted the eyes of the constables Entrenchments have been dug around the house and the place forti Stores of ammunition were piled Two who were evidently feel ing quite were surprised and brought in and are now companions of the two arrested on Wednesday and are awaiting which is to be held this Thursday The names jiven by the men Dave Jim Godson and an un pronouncable all believed to be Speculation is rife as to what the outcome of the investigation will It is believed that other men are hiding in the The men it is belong to the They claim to be members of the CLEAR UP THE 10NG IDEAS Nothing Inconsistent Betweei Statements of Borden and v Home Office Routers Ot tawa the house of com mons Walter Runclman drew attention to the statements of Premier Borden ot Canada regarding Imperial Andrew Bonnr chancellor of the replied there wae no thing In Sir Robert Gordons append In any way inconsistent with Ho nor previous statement to tho The question of a special fis cal policy to be adopted by ho United Kingdom or tho Dominions must be settled by each he The Imperial government had put Itself in line with the Dominions by deciding to give a preference on ex isting duties or on any subsequently In an interview with neuters cor Walter Hume In order to clear up any misunderstand ing regarding the Imperial prefer ence which he recently stated the decision was arrived at by tlie I3riiish nit not the Imperial war cabinet nnd may be regarded as a question of domestic IN ILLICIT BOOZE Many Methods Are Uncovered For Making Stuff With a Kick To It COASI LABOR CONTINUED FROM FEONT PAOII If they cant get it any other theyll make it said a detective of tho to the Herald this morning referring to the illicit booze which is one of the hardest problems the de partment has to His remarks were called forth by the finding of quantities of raisin wine in a miners dwelling across the river in one of the coal There was wine in all j stages of Some of it i had a kick to it that would remind one of Charlie Hyssops the detective Some of it was still in the mash It is evident from the findings of the detective that raisin wine is as one batch of the wine in process of manufacture had required a 24 pound case of raisins and a 20 pound sack of It is understood samples of the illicit wine will be taken to Edmonton for analysis by the government analyst before any prosecutions are undertak j TURKESTAN REVOLT AGAINST BOLSHEVIKI NSvell Bolshevik gov Ift Turkestan has broken according to received hefe today from Ukrainian sour Irrigation Meet Will Go To Medicine Hat Instead of Lethbridgc V Though Lethbrldge expected to sec ure the 1919 convention of the West ern Canada Irrigation the Invitation was passed over In favor of an invitation from Medicine Hat which was strongly backed by the Canada Land and Irrigation oper ating In that according to President Marnoch of the Board of Trade who returned lost night from the convention and a fishing trip Which he took with Peter Lund fol The Medicine Hat people seem to appreciate the importance of this kind and they put forth a real effort to land Marnoch is full of praise for the cour teous manner In which the city of Neloon entertained the who numbered in the neighborhood of Every delegate was sent a box of cherries to his room in the while the ladles were also presented with baskets of The weather was not good for outdoor trips but entertainment was provided in variety and all enjoyed SUNK IN New Ameri can steamship 1911 tons formerly under the Dutch was sunk In a collision with an American tanker last Wednes day off the Delaware It was learned In marine circles here of the crew of 38 are reported as master of the died as the result of exposure after being NOT ON LARGE SCALE Accounts Have Wrongly Sug gested a Huge Effort With Little Advance BAD Glens Union Bag and Paper Corporation suffered a loss of more than 000 In pulp wood asa result of a fire which broke out yesterday afternoon and which was still burning early this FROM GOLD TO Dawson July Yu kon Is turning from gold to silver While the value of the for or its purchasing has that of silver has about Postmaster General Burleson Is out of the The mutter formally was brought to the attention of the committee In the form of n complaint ot union tclcg raphors at where a itrlkt is threatened as a result of the dis charge ot union men after the gov ernment took control ot the A strlko Is also threatened In to Icgrfcflhers employed at the local of fice of the Western Unl6n Telegraph were discharged yesterday When they reported for work wearing union buttons Telegrams protesting against the companys action were sent to President Wilson and Post master General Burleaon by several of the and president of the LoulS district council of the Commercial Telegraphers Union of in his message said a walkout Is Policy policy of the Western tlnioni Telegraph Com pany of discharging employes who af filiate wtlth the Commercial Teleg raphers Union wag considered todayx by the special committee created In the post office department to direct the operation of the telegraph com pany under government No answer is expected for the present as ARREST OF arrest of Maxim the Ruwlan author and has been order ed by the Investigating committee of the says an Exchange Telegraph dispsteh from The Petrograd correspondent of the Dally Ex press reports that Gorkys paper has been cuppressed CONFIDENCE Paris senate has adopted the re solution providing for the palling up of the class of the vote upon which In the chamber of de puties was considered one of ex pressing confidence In the Clem enceau AT SPECIAL PRICES FOR TOMORROW PLUMS All Fresh and Corner Filth Street and Fourth Avenue duty and the law they misrepresent the spirit of organized The World editorially points out that the courts will determine whether not Goodwins death was avoid and declares that this can be done without asking the friends of over 1700 Vancouver trades unionists on the firing line to take an action which is contrary to their whole spiril since the outbreak of the anc whioh outrages every instinct of lay alty to Tioth their country and their Hundreds of nnion labor men from British nays The have died bravely fighting for the empire and the cause of right in France and Flan For none of these hava the or ganised workers been asked to pay such honor as they have been called upon to offer to the man who was killed with a rifle in his hand resist ing the law of his Tied Up August street car service again le tied up by a The conductors and motor called out on a 24hour strlko In protest against tho shooting of Albert alleged draft took their cars to the barns at noon tocUy and in mass meeting at 1 oclock to discuss the Coughlans Shipyard workers have ceased working and it is reported that other shipyards have been depleted pt their The stationinen on tho British Columbia Electric are still at work and the Interurban cars are Htill but all the city street cars are In the A report from New Westminster says the utreot cars are running Longshoremen long dhoremeu went on strike to a apd put a stop to loading and unload ing at the Garment workers went The electrical workers quit but power and light is being maintained by It about fifty per of Ih shipyard employes in tha city ob eyed the order to drop There is talk of a big parade of tlio strikers through the city streets tils afternoon August cor respondent on the American telegraphing Thursday 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 these give the impression of tremendous effort with little head way and the conclusion may be drawn that the director of the allied advance is finding successful accomplishment beyond his Although no praise is too great for the way the Americans are that fighting is on a com paratively small as things are measured on this and does not suggest hurry on the part of the allied command to reach a particular destin If the commanders purpose re quired more more would bo for by comparison with past the present operations might be almost called so large has the role of the infantry It has been as bitter as poss ible and the Americans have won im perishable laurels in but the scale of fighting would not entitle one to expect greater progress from or more than a more holding up of It would be a mlstako to suppose that this struggle is pro ducing inadequate HUGE RED CROSS VOTE sum of was voted this morn Ing by the committee of the Mani toba Red Cross Society fordis bursements for the relief of sold iers overseas and In This Is the largest vote ever made In Manitoba by the Red Cross Soc which Is meeting in conven tion here GO TO OTTAWA commit tee representing the op erators and the company will go to Ottawa tonight to confer with the minister of railways and carry on their negotiations LUMBER COMMISSIONER August With Important arrangements now practic ally Boale of the for est ofthe Provincial ment of will leave the city on Sunday next la toe capacity oi Britluh Columbia lumber commissioner to the United Great Britain and WHEN TRAVEL USE ALBERTA SADDLERY LUGGAGE Our travelling goods are Safety First for your They are strongly con structed to withstand all the hard knocks which they are quite naturally subjected No matter how roughly it is handled you can depend upon our luggage to come through in good Besides being built it is It reflects Kood tasto and Everything Included in our the small hand bag for a week end jaunt to tho big trunk for a transcontinental honey1 Wardrobe Trunks to Steamer to to to GOOD SUPPLY OF WESTERN ALL THE ALBERTA SADDLERY 306 5th ;