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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Suw Kesults Which-Are Produc- ing Nearly o{ Hay This Yejir Tiiat the Macleod farmers who vlsil- the CoaWsle irrigation district ou under the auspices of the Marlcod Board of Trade were greatly impressed by what they saw. and are new more keen than over to secure irrigation In their district, was Ihe (tatenicnl made lo Iho Herald tills inurnins man Uvlkcd Kith a number of the visitors on their way through tho cily In Ihe evening- When Ibe parly went Jlirougl tho city al noon lucre- wore a niimbc: ill honest doubters as to the value o Irrigation as an aid to farming In So'jllicrii Alberta, bul alter viewing iho Coaldale "crops and comparing ihom with Ihoso on their own farms. Ihoy decided thai if water would grow, such crops In'a dry year it would be well worth' while even if used only one year in four. The alfalfa crops appealed parllcnlurly lo thorn, ami Uiov have visions of Ibe Meclcod dis- tricts as one of llic great alfalfa fields of tlio west. INjarcs gathered by llic visitors showed that there ar.; lo.liOO acres of in the Coaldale district Ihu year. The first cutting yielded an avi-r- of two tons to tho The ALL SET FOR LACROSSE v CLASH TOMORROW Tonighl, the lineup for the locals in lacrosse clash with Mad Hatfars will be picked. The big eanie tomor- row lor the cuaraplonahlP of Soulbern Alberlo U expecleJ to draw the largest crowd seen Eckttorm Park this year. The loct'a have oniy a one- goal lead, but the boys have -i- buen practicing hard and Ibey believe they can show the Hat- icrs their heels tomorrow. Don't forget time, of Ihc Wednesday evening v ut Kckstorm I'arJt. Former Lctltbridge Lady; Hus bantl is Badly Injured at Same Time Hon. A. J. Says Work is Being Provided in South- i .eastern Sections UFEBYIOSE OF ;lge ol Iwo tons to inu iut- ond crop is ready to cut and will alfu Woman's Uitsh Act he very heavy, so that there will be at Known Word has. been received by relatives In the city of the death in ar. auto accident in the moun- tains while enroute to Vancouver, of Mrs. E. C. McDonald. Mr. Donald is seriously Injured. The accident occurred Davenport, Wain. Mrs. McDonald were former residents of Lethbrldge. At one tirn: Mr. McDonald was a, member of the staff of the drug store opened here by the late Angus Rlpley. Mrs. McDonald was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Niven, formerly of Lethbridge, but now of Wayne. Alia. During re- cent years Mr. McDonald has been running a drug store at Bellevue and it was from that place that he left on the auto tour for Vancou- ver which ended with the sad fatality. least 3V- ;icrc. for the two! cilUlnss. anil it a third is taken off the yield acre ivill pass the four ton mark.''The heavy the past i couple of weeks brought the second I Whp.t appears lo hive been a clear crop along fast and there is a good L.ose of suicide occurred last night chance now that a third cutting will alioilt 10.30 at 051 9th Street South, be ittken off, though this is not usual j ,vbcn Mrs. J. A. Warner, In Ihe Coaldale district. The lotal Uunilied :is :i resull'of what believed of alfalfa in tlio Coaldale area to have been a dose of strychnine, this veor is therefore in the neighbor-i wilh lier in the house al the time of hood'of Ions, which at presenl (he tragedy were her fallier and mo- prices is worth 51.SOO.OOO. This a Ihe ther. Jlr. anil Mrs. Roenicke of Toron- along the Aidersyde branch. Tiiere are no children in the family. _ No Imiuesi will bo held toilay iiend- ing Investigation by the police, but Coroner Humphries is ready-to hold an inquest on Wednesday if the infor- mation gathered by the cily iiollce indicates 'any reason tor doing so. So far no apparent reason for Ihe rash acl has been found. Mrs. War ncr retired about. 10 o'clock. Later groans proceeding' from her beii room attracleJ the attention of the parenls and on investigating they immediately sent for meilical aid. The police are investigating a report of domestic trouble in tiie family. aa. crop, but there is also a large anioiint of Grain, while the-livestock sales every year run high. The farm- era of Coaldale district this year stind .lo market doso lo KOOp.OOO of accorillng 16 con- tcrraHja; figures. This is what iin- urcsscd the.Macleod farmers and their interest in irrigation is all (he greater since the. trin. A woman al .lohnsonbtirg, Pa., was killed by lightning. A tivo-nionths-old huby iii her arms was ''flic husband .was absent, and did not return nr.111 this'morning. At 10.55 a call came from tho al tending physician to ;lhe poHcq sta- tion. Which was answered in person by Chief Hardy. On his arrival al the. Warner residence the woman had passed away. .The doctor had been there a few minutes, earlier, having beqn called by .Mrs, Warner's parents. Mr.Warner, It a re-. (Ired fanner, although he is interest'] e'd in n farm cast'-qf .Rellnw. A bro- ther ot. Mrs. Warner 'owns a farm SAYS GOVERNMENT IS SPYING ON LABOR LONDON; Aug. the British government is organising sinister stfrcl plot against labor and is conducting systematic spy- ing activities on the action of workers, is a charge that is fcatur- ed today in the Daily Herald, the Ubor organ, which connects with this alleged movement recent offi- cial reports of Bolshevik cies as part of the scheme. Hon. A. J. McLean, minister of pub- lic works. Is In Ihe cily today after having made a lour o! son miles in Ibe section southeast of Ihe city, tra- velling through Ihc Manylieiries. Pen- dent d'Oriellc and One-Ten districts. To tho Herald he salil that the spirit of luc people in the drought dis- tricts, is admirable. They aro busy ploughing their lanti and preparing to seed a crop nexl year if soil condl- Uons. In .the spring warrant the out- lay, and they "re inspired Ity a spirit of slick-to-it which made a great im- pression on the m'uusler. "And the lasl llmig they want is liarity. They don't want relief in hat form. They want work so that hey may ba able to earn enough to :ecu them through the winter. We arc. as a result, slartpis? road work in he district, 'and any fanner who needs work will be able to set it." Mr. McLean said that the people of he districts through which he trav- resented very much the state- ment appearing in some S. pacers that they were living on two meals a day and that they ncre in a desti- tute condition. That-is not so. and they take a certain satisfaction out of tho fact that conditions in Montana are worse, and-thai tho slate legisla- tiire Is considering a plan ut the pres- ent time to issue bonds for relief. Not more than 20 people in all the district are really In, a bad plight, and kind neighbors are helping them until re- lief in Ihe form of work provided bs the government is secured. -There are .some crops in the south- .easl portion of the province, and the Tanners are busy harvesting these. Some, 20 bushel crops were .seen in the' Mauyberries district and a large number of farmers will get their seed at leaal back. Though nothing whatever is known jjjout it In A.P.P. circles here, there Is a well defined rumor In the streets today that the ap- pointment of the new inspector for "D" division lies between Sergt. Skeiton of Orumhellrr and Inspector Risk. Sergl. Skelton, who was formerly chief of police here and who went overseas PI captain In ihe Lelhbrio'ae High- landers, Is to be favor- ed for the appointment' by some of the higher A.P.P. officials ow- ing to his intimate knowledge of Southern Alberta and Lethbridj' in particular, and friends of the ex-chief would not be at all sur- prisrd should he receive the ap- pointment. .Seed Itelurn Only on Ship From Coaldale anil Cardston Harvesting in Sumhrrn Alberta is now in full swills, auonlins to re- ports gathered today by the Herald. This Lou ever does not iinply to tho irrigation belt, where rank growth and the recent rains lias delayed ripening, it is not going ;o take an army of men to harvest what crop lli're Is. In fad. In most places the farmers will be able lo take off thell- grain without outside help On the majority of 'arms tacre will be only u feed return from Ihe crop, and headers and mow- Local News Where To Find It _........ ii'.tachmentJ to catct the- have to be u'cd to get this ILI ilistncla. however, then will some pretty fair crops. Card ston wi'.li its fall -vhpat and rye IUTC to sland of all othe. j points it is possible there may I" ja coui'li! a', hundred thousand bushell I lor shipmHH trooi that point. Mos' [of this be tor wt purposes. Claresholm district alst has some fair crops, though they an There is hardly a distric which cannot boast of a few 20 bushe j crops on land which had held Ihe mois jlurc belter than I On the whole Southern Albtrta TTII (ge1 prunalily better than the seed re 'turn The Coaldale district will the only large shipping point. Cardslon will rank second. Mam AUCTIONSALE AUCTION SALE I Administrators Auction Sale I HAVE BEEN FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO SELL BY PUBLIC ACTION IN THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE CommenGina on Saturday. Rug. IBtii IN SOUTH HALF OF STORE RECENTLY-OCCUPIED BY GREENFIELD'S EX- CHANGE, REAR OF DOMINION BLOCK ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH lise Consisting of Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoe's, Ladies' and Gent's Furnishings, Dithes, Tinware and Furniture. Cash Register, Toledo Computing Scale, Safe, Reming- ton Typewriter, Show Caies and Counters. RF.AL Building and Lots in the town of Bow Island. TERMS CASH GEO. P. PORTER, Auct. 327 Eleventh Street 1692 U. S. DEMOBILIZATION TO BE FINISHED BY OCTOBER 3' WASHINGTON. Aug. limtion of ihe army "so far as torn halanl troops are concerned. the laBt of October. Soere lary Uaker announceil today. WILSON SENDS CONDOLENCES I TO CARNEGIE'S WIDOW WASHIXGTON, Aug. 12-President In a message of condolence sent'lo Mrs. Andrew Carnegie said. ,he death of the philanthropist con- stlluted a serions IOBE lu the forces of iiurnanily. "May "1" not express my deep sympathy at; the" loss of your distinguished 'the mcssagt! snld1. "His death constitutes a ycvjr EerlouE loss lo tile forces of humanity and enlightened public service and lakes but of the wojrtd a force which It could ill spare.'1 Dairy Barn and Silo Will lie! Silo With j Sunflowers Arrangements are under way for the construction at tho Experimental Farm of a dairy barn ana silo, the work to he undertaken this year. An estimate for the, work was passed by the House of Commons in the agriculr lurfll estimates last session. It is the plan of Supt. [.'airfield to take tip Ihe experimental .side of dairying which U destined lo become u great industry In this district as Irrigation is extend- cd. Kodder crops tor filling the silo are now growing on the farm, and visitors are learning that the. sunflower Is; good for something besides providing Iced for Ihe -chickens. Several acres of Ilussian sunflower have been sown in rows in tun same manner as corn. It has made Iremendons growth dur- ing Ihe summer, ant! indications are that it will yield between 12 and 15 Ions to the acre. It will be cut green and handled as any other silage. Corn and allalfa ure also available on the farm'tor filling the silo, but the sun- flower promises to bo the main ingre- dient of the mixture. Excellent, re- sults have been secured from the feed- ing of sunflower: silage to dairy cows on the experimental farm al Bozeman, Mont., anil U was Uicrec that Supt. Fan-field secured the seed for making Ihc experiment here.__________ At Henderson Lake Pavilion Wednesday, Aug. 13 Commencing at 9 p'c. Harper's Orchestra ADMISSION 1O per DANCE NOTICE I (Successors to F. Miles) Fine Shoe Makers and Pepairers 511 Fourth. Avenue South, We have adopted a system which will save time and money for the people who think they are com- pelled to bring iheiv boots and shoes Let the Mail Service carry your Repairs to us and weNvil! return them promptly, mail or express as desired. Repaired lo your entire satisfaction; We make boots to order. Workmanship guar- 'antecd. Try us and our Mail System and you will save money. AUCTION Tomorrow, ON THE PREMISES, 529 TWELFTH STREET N. AT TWO O'CLOCK FRANK WADDINGTON .WILL SELL BY THE USEFUL FURNITURE ANP EFFECTS, Drussels carpel square. tables- WHEEL 111 first class shape; pictures; c unaware 15 quarts fruit; garden tools: galvanized nails, .washbo.lcr; ,ub; tie chains; clamp; quantity tools and sundries. SALS AT TWO O'CLOCK TERMS CASH PHONES Waddinalon's Sales'Arc Worth Attending Because We Sell Without Reserve. f The Highway Beckons Information for Auto Travellers Some Places lo to Get Supplies for Auto. uel out in tho open InojB summer days when tl.B cool, fresh air, anil good roads Snvlfc you. The Hotel Femie Win. Wyatt, Manager The Commercial Man's Uoroo Hales !3.0i) antl Up tor Bay. Fernie, British Rooms With Bath in Connection. Seven First-Class Sample Rooms. Hot and Oold Water and Telcpnona in Every King Edward Hotel plncher Alia, lins JIccls All Trains. Steain Healed Speulol Attenlion Glve.i lo Com mercial and Transient Tratlo: D. B. Slplp', Pron, King Edward Auto Bus and Bajgsp. Line Auto Livery In Connection. Family Cars lo Lalies Chas. M. Collins, Prop, PINCHER CREEr. SERVICE GARAGE Sefrlco 'arid nepalr Slatlon fot McLjughlin Cars, Oobtt Slbcfc Dora inion and Oo.odycar Tirea, Volcan IzlnB ami General Ilepalr Batteries Recharged. ALBERTA MEDICINE HAT Follow Ihe Ilcil Trail from l-elh- Ulno Trail from Cal- sary, the Ulnck' Trail from Mon' ail lead to the only oldclal holel in the city-- HOTEL CECIL Retiaw Motor Company Service Station 'for Dodge, land Cars, and Traffla Trjckl. Accessories, Gas, Oils and Greases Batteries' Itcpaired and Recharged Prompt Service, Day, N'lght ana Sundays. HOTEL WARNER AVhen at- Warner, make TOUI home al tlio Hotel Warner. If tlr place eiiile you coma asait'. FORD 6ARAGE General Car and Tire Service. Warner, A. 1'. Veale, Prop. OIL AND ACCESSORIES Mobilo Oils, rolarlno, (JasoHne. Uominlon and Other Good Tires Prompt SallslaClory Service at All Times. MILK RIVER HARDWARE CO. F. J. Coates, Proprietor Milk River, Alls. ALTAMONT GARAGE Datlery Service. Vulcanizing, Ig- nition ami General (o Tourists al tho line. Road of Montana. General information Cjitoms Office neU In. and see m. C" enough Albfcrta lo speed you en your way. Roberts and Baker, ProprlBlsri COOTTS, ALBERTA ;