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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS H WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LEtHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF. LIVE LOCAL NEWS i A WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, LETUflRffiGE, ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN ttelicf Expressed by Engineer V Mutkleston in His Monthly Report to Board Construction work on tho Lelhbrldgs fiorthem'Irrigation project may .yet feet started tills winter, is the belief 'of IS. 13. Muekleston. chief engineer of district. This opinion is expressed in his raoutily. statement presented to tho meeting ot the'board, of trus- tees Field work has been progressing (ar- Mr. Arnold's party has prac- tically completed the surveys river valley at tho intake amt at the .proposed, -point el-crossing the rivor and" has located tho main canal to a -fioint near the 'crossing of RocUy Coulee. This parly has also completed the classification surveys for the north Maclcod district arid the revis- ion of the same required by_ tho com- of irrigation. Mr. Sander's party has made good progress with location surveys of the fcutlet canal from Kcho Lake and [Turin, Albion Ridjc, Picture Butte and branch canals and u nuuib'er at Calgary has not been as favorable as we had reason to hope it would be, at' the same time tho prospect of the early settlement ol the Jlacleod diffi- culty and submission of the by-law is encouraging and there Is still a pos- sibility that work the headwords construction may bo got way during the coining winter." lULYRAWLl: BESISIEMIS More Than Double Precipitation in July Last Year, and Crops Prove It The Rhyming Optimist (By Aline Ml'chaelli.) Young John Brown has a bushel of money, such a lot that he can't count it all; so folks think that his days are all suony and he never knows sorrow at all. !f ho takes up a whim steal notion, he would tail the South Seas la a why. ha toddles ac- ross the wide ocean while- others must stay in Fodunk. If ho longs for an evening of pleasure, must he hus tie to rustle a dime? Ah, no, John IIV'E days are all leisure, and he knows not the meaning of time Where some folks must dig for a dol lar to take the .Whole Works on lark, their put on a cellolld collar and hie to the movies and Though July was one of th-2 hottest months on record in SoutherntAlberta, even though the mercury did not touch any record heights, the rainfall record just for his bright secretary and he says: "1 am fain to be gay I want to be Jolly aad merry, yearning to frolic and play, so 6n July ;Eon of the classification sheets for the iiortli Macleod addition, .which aro.now all completed ni'i! in Jargo measure submitted to and con- firmed by the coinmissioTier. Continuing ..the report-reads: "Dur- ing the mouth my effort to obtain the (early consent of tho minister to the Addition of the'norlh Macleod district Was .continued aiid I'have the imce bfithe'dlrecfor of the reclamation eervIcG that thls.cbnsent'will he forth- coming M. few iiays. "Ou the" 13th I altende.d a meeting bf the farmers'at'Commerce where r. reEOlution' was .passed by tho meet- Ing, which was subsequently present- ed to the board" at a meeting held oh Iho 14th'. At this meeting an extended idiscusslQnuwa'B.held on-thc Immediate financial the district with Chew and myself to, meetjhe minister }ii. regard to'these affairs. "Qn'theilGth Lprpcee'ded to Calgary interviewed Mr. in the absence, of Mr.Teters, oii'tlie sub-: brought only 1.00 inches. The fairly heavy rains together with the waini weather in between brought tto crop along at a very rapid-rate, mil on the whole Southern Alberts stands to reap n croo uractically ES 1916. It may no'', be a bumper Ell over the eoulh, hiit-u-neu the're- turns are in U will show that it in -or near .the bumper class. ol'tiie consent _Q[ .the Min- jafer of rtho-' Interior to bf the iijtacleod'dietrict. 1 also saw the lion. JO. Ri. Mitchell and arranged for 11 meeting >n 'At this meeting thero we re present Hon. T.IacLean, Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Miv ph arleswortli M r. S tan ley, supervi s- thft Standard Banks Mr. Chew liud myself. A subsequent, meeting Jkith McLeod and Mr, Swanley. pi the bank, and, Mr. my- c- RAIN EAST LAST NIGHT Supt. Longworth of Labpr Bur- eau Appeals to Farmers to Let Him Know-Harvest Help Wants If farmers of Southern Alberta want meu tijr harfest fields they must co-operate with the government em- ployment bureau hero to get If they Just had this sort of a pull; hut I'choose things, uncertain a'nd snappy, for to me John Brown's life looks too dull. i SAM'S BUSY-NESS COST KIM TWO' BUCKS f them when they are available, said Supt. Then. Longworth ot the local bureau Wednesday morning. "Wtat every 'farmer who IB going to need help should he said, "is to notify us Injinedlalely how many men they are folag to need and when. If they fail in this we 'cannot guaran- tee that they will he able to get har- when'tiey need them. Judg- if the crop I saw yes terday on going to need: a. lot in Southern Sam Lee, laundry, specialist. First avenue south, Iiethbridge, Is a busy man, so he says. He claims ho is too busy to be lawful so he disregarded two summons from the local police. He .was summoned to appear in the city police court yesterday to charge ot falling to pay laundry II- Over. the territory east ol l.ethbridge. which lias been calling for rain for the past week or two, received one half an hour rain last night. The rainfall covered territory from Tatcr to Duninore. Sev- j 7 eral points within this district have been reporting every week that rain is needed. OVER.REH1CM PAY. MENCEATIT Suggestion Made There That Pres. Marnoch and Supt. Fair-field Address Them Recent conferences held IP the west on matters of, importance to farmers hive resulted in many subjects recoiv- 4 jng serious consideration and now trip to csrdston we a proposai for a farmers''con- ference in Medicine Hat, to be held in the near future. In the Medicine Hat. News a' proposal 3s madt; to have Company Refuses to Pay In- crease from April 1 and 320 Men Are Idle Over 300 men, to be exact, are idle at the collieries of the North American Collieries at .Coalhurst. The trouble concerns the Miroac- tive pay on the new agreement which the United Mine .Workers ot America recently made with the coal operators ot District. No. 18. The North Ameri- can Collieries is not a member of tha slated about 125 men have left. The miners' leaders are doing their best to settle the trouble but -without avail. Henry Heard, chairman vf District No. 1', O. B. V. mining has been busy iu the camp but has now left and there are none but local leaders negotiate' a ment. A couple of weeks ago the United Mine Workers sent an organizer into the camp to organize It In an effort to 1 have the men on the same1 -basts as members of the union In the rest of istrict No. IS. How'bver, his efforts Western Canada Coal Operators' Asso-i were without 'avail and he -was yae elation and the miners. of the camp tically booed out of the camp "V are not members of the U. Ai. W. of There -has 'been no trouble at tho hut are rather ot the O B. Chinook mine at Commerco irliero' berta, and 1 wahtr'tc give the farmers Ice possible. man to Ulk" t'.Va Fctnttn t-. bridge Board of Trade, and W. H. Fairfiold, of the Biperimental Farm, as speakers. Such a conference should be Inter- will wire their to him from time to time and1" he will endeavor to get ns men. Th'e'ae eicnrsions start this week, Southern Alherta looks to be the first part of the west to make really general start on har- vest soon, we ought to be able to gel first pick of tie. excursionists. That will only he possible it the farmers tell us- now how many men they are going to when. It is up to the farmers Ib act quick." There are no jnen available for har- vest work today, in the Lethbrldge dis- trict. IfflUOIl; Victor floss Visits Southern A13 f Well 'West of ..Nanton Spudded In Victor Tloss" of Toronto, formerly financial editor of b.iio ot Ihe leading dally newspapers, of .that city, and now a. director .of. the..Imperial Oil Co., passed through LcfhbrMgo eu ...u route to Calgary and the north. He lf, was held on the same afternoon, i.was accompanied by Charles B. Tay- "The Uth annual convention, of tho Canada Irrigation Associa- tion was held III' Lethbridge on the fStb, 2Sth and SOth, which was large- attended. As our engineers had ax- breasod a cpmmehOahlo interest in [lie rapera presented 1 arranged that they should 'attend In relays, leaving suQlclent staff in camp to carry on. convention was attended by >lr. E. P. Drake, director of the Re- Service; and the opportun- ity was taken advantage of to discuss feany things having a bearing OH the >ffairs ot the district. The Minister the Interior has arranged a confer- tnce with tbe Alberta government to the financing of (ho district 1 it Is possible that he may require Lteudance nnd yiat of some mem- or members of the board. "Although the result of the meeting nce w Itscnss ind it i atte Over COO'calls for men for all cense: Sam did" not appear and so j kinds ot Jobs 'arij on the hooks of tbe Detective Wallia gave him another local" bureau and there are mighty chance. Tie Chinaman (ailed to take] few sight. Many miners advantage of this opportunity and De-i are needed GO that there will ha no tective Wallis 'again Interviewed.him. j relief In the-.harvest fields so as i Sam told him ho wa> too busy. A the miners are .cbncerned. eating because ot the climatic condi- tions o! Hat country. They have higher temperatures during summer and-less rain than tho bridge district, and are only a little over one hundred miles away. Such' a conference-Tnight mean more accurate reports oh conditions in the country that affect the crops than are received .now. The suggestion for Ihe conference is made by" Rev. J. W. Morrow, who is a director'of the agricultural soci- ety there. Medicine Hat is not having fln exhibition this year but' a race meel. persuasion, The collieries' manage- ment offered to pay the iniViers the same rates of pay aa were granted in Ihe U. M. W. of A.-coal operators greemout, but they refuse to pay Uio etroactive pay allowed for in the greement, which would be a thirteen or cent, increase dating hack to "April of this year. 'The result was a trike which has tied the mine up ompletely. There are a; few- minor rievances but the retroactive pay Is 10 principal and though the miners havo heen holding three or our meetings a 'day they refuse to .ccept the company's ultimatum on he pay question presented'to them in Sunday.1 Hany of tho miners are now Irav- warrant ended1 his busy spell for ths time being and this morning paid and costs into Magistrate Ir'.vin's court and enriched Ihe city coffers to Lhe extent of his'laundry license. Rose Trempe, of Montreal, was I fined 5100 for. having cigarettes 1 her possession which did not bear Ilev. A. A-Tljpvey, former pastor ot lae Inland Revenue stamp: Baptistvch'urch, Qaft, Ont., has heen appointed pfofessor of economics and sociology In-jargo College, OTT PROPERTY ON 7TH ST! CHANCES HANDS The Standard B'auh will 'soon 'S', QC'cnpyinjj larger quarters on are going Jo use thn occupied by Walker and 'Holberton, who X- have purchased the old Olt property, 7th St., and will move into that at tho earliest pos- sible date. t lor. superintendent of development in Albcria. While in Southern Alberta the oli company director visited the wells ol the company which are being drilled various parts, Including that at Czar, north of Medicine Hat, and tho new well which has just been spudded In on 'Willow Creek, west of Nanton. Mr. Ross did hot .care to predictions about the results expect- ed from the development -.work in Southern Alberta. 'The immense am- ount of money being spent In the pro- vince in tho search for oil Is evidence of tho company's faith and determina- tion to get the oil fuel for which there is an1 ever-growing need. Tloy O'Neil, of Chatham, was fined and cosls for an infraction of the Ontario Temperance UiEHdad from the farm to the Bank Siioold BE Well Horn .Go to the Manager of the nearest Royal Bank branch with your financial difficulties while they are small'and he can usually help you. Your affairs will Jjc Irealed with atrlcl confidence. 'The Bank's crnployees are.ayorn to secrecy about tho business of ovcry cus- tomfir. THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA Tolal E. E. MACKAY..................... MANAGER, LETHBRIDGE Branches at .Tabcr, Cardston and Magraih High-class Pastries The purity and .excellence ot materials used in our baUe- (oBcthcr wJlh tho expert employed, iiro- d'jces pastry unequalled from Winnipeg to the Coast. GIVE THE FAMILY A TREAT A DOZEN HOME TONIGHT. KIRKBY'S Third Avenue South the sweet-oil.from Apricots. The oil for all 'Jeutinary purposes BUTTON PERKINS SHOEMAKERS The.one place Tvhere yon can get yonr shoes.flredjust right. called for aui delivered. 418A FIFTH STREET PHONE CC3 3 poors'South Colonial Thcatrt Eat At Them .Eat Where You Get the Best Service. That's why more people are eating hero every clay. The Yale THE rtEW CAFE 812 FIFTH STREET SOUTH IMPORTANT MEETING TO BE HELD IN THE AUDITORIUM OF THE SCHOOL HOUSE To make arrangements for holding an agricultural fair. Every one .who is Interested In tho CoaMale District should attend this meeting. H. A. SUG01TT, Secretary Commercial-Club.' NOTICE-INTENDING CREAM SHIPPERS We are able to'supply 60 intending cream shippers with five gallon shipping cans. All back orders will be filled immediately.- Ship your cream.to-us for real satisfaction. Crystal Dairy Limited Phone 1576 Guaranteed A written guarantee with all battery- repair work. A com- plete battery and ser- vice given. Prices are issa. KING AND GREEN GARAGE RAYMOND over half the miners are U. M. W, of A. men. The retroactive wages are t being paid there. At Michel and 'Ker-' nje where there was a glimmering) of the same trouble everything has iecn settled satisfactorily. "N. S. F." CHEQUE CAUSE OF POLICE COURT CASE A. S. Garske is facing a charge ol false pretences in Magistrate li-win'c city police-court. A. J. the Royal. store, Is the and charges that Garske purchased1 JC.75 worLh of goods from him ten dollar Molson Bank check and that the check was returned "N; S ag the camp and going to the hay j Evidence- in tho case was heard this- harvest fields where, they are morning and adjournment was made" drawing down hig money. In all it is until this afternoon. Cool off on tkeGreat Lakes t- riie i May on UUT JTDU tbo naien of Lake nevtr- ri ate interim. U u u cocl ai T WliEt (tit repilar irfn on lUiIwvji CIjtle-buiK iteanMrj WilUani to Port reHitru iplerda Bfrnfnpi long cool Ttdea of untrudpiKs, rocdi. If jftu'bivo iMlwB i fisbini CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY J.GORDON, TICKET AGENTiS; .-if YOUR GUESTS WILL ALWAYS ASK FOR Velvet Ice Cream 1. and Water Ice The two delic-ious hot weather delicacies. Offered for the first time this year by the new In all flavors and made from rich, pure v Delivered to Any Part of'the City. A'gain Ready to Supply a Few More Out-of-town Parlors. Chief Mountain Creamery Co. Ltd ;