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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta sr; unwmsDGR OAJLT Xetbbribije Ibevalo 'letbbriluK, Blbc'rta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETKBRIDGE KERALC W. A. Buchanan President and Managing; Diiector IRRIGATION WAS THE CHIEF TOPIC, Irrigation featured the visit ot tho industrial Congress to Lethbridge. Industries will come but irrisat'.ou Is necessary to pouuSata the country, stabilize agriculture, provide the raw material and the markets tor the man- ufacturers. The visitors saw the Irrigation dU- iirict adjacent to lhe city and It can (eyes. Tbey. without persua- EJOU. that ilie district would WF.nXESDAY. AUGUST 13. ,'tO llow a( Spokane Heslaurant Ends in Walkout Business Manager I morc wealth than any other in the west and that irrlga- TELEPHONES tioa was What is nos- Bu.lntss Office Editorial Otficc Member Audit Burtau of Subscription Rstes: Deity, delivered, per week Dally, delivered, per year i-aj Daily, hy'mail, per year .......s.oij Weekly, by mail, per year l.w Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S. (bat district is possible on J all "lamia III the south that can be irrigated. It very easy for the business men iu lhe party lo figure out that with water brought to the tertile soil ot Southern Alberto this country, would become the richest in. i western Canada. The proot was on everv hand. On one side of the road :.w pear daily label.. Accept- jry si Slice ot papers after expiration wollid Is oar. authority to continue the sub- Gcription. KEEP OUT IT. There are signs of politics playing a part In the irrigation movement. It" would be a misfortune it men were, was dry land without a crop. Directly across trom it was au irriiated tarra laden with bountiful yields of hay and vegetables. Without an, ide cr the road Southern Alberta proOucing wealth beyou greatest expectations. The dr side can be irrigation James Ramsay, the member in th local legislature 'or East Edmontoa made the most cheering statement o i'lhe day. He unhesitatingly declare his beliet -u irrigation. Not only tha tu Blink of this great nuesiion from such an angle. Irrigation is a great necessity and we should work for it unitedly, determined to get the gov- ernments to co-operate in- the move- ment, no" (natter their political stripe. There is too mach thought about polit- buf lie asssured tho people that would urge the provincial and ft-derj governments to support irrigate development. Mr. Ramsay's suppo will be helpful. He Is the bigge business man in tie north and be wi puhlic opinion in tkat sec- tion of tie p-ovince to hack up the of beef tul by non- lion'butchers which were bustled ack'to the non-union butcher shop as st as gasoline could carry them. iused a row yesterday at the Silver ow restaurant. Sprague aienus hich resulted la a walk-out and boy- on the restaurant, which Is to be aken to the central labor council Wait on Labor Council The chef..dishwasher and mornins at the restaurant oa Sprague venue walked out after the TOW, ut the help at !he resiaurant at S173 toward street refused !c quit until he central labor council has declared JCKED UP IN ASSING rOH THE UAN boycott.. The union printer, patrons, who were warned of the boycott last night were directed to 'clsewbe_re imti! mailers are adjusted. A business agent removed tlie union card from (From Our RAYMOND, August U. burial took place yesterday .a too town ceiuetary. when tho little chllJ ot Mr. and 'Mrs. X. L. Mitchell was laid' to resl. On Sunday morning it was ailing but did not apuejr (o bo ery sick until about then Dr. ireenway was called in. The little me died about three o'clock from ummer complaint. The icany friends >xtend their sympathies. Mr. and Mrs. N. Christian have gone o Idaho tor the winter. Sirs. P. Vanwasoaer and children have returned to Raymond alter spending the winter anil spring In Utah and Idaho. Messrs. Vonwagoner Sr. and Jr. are iu Hurley. Idaho. The fair Is booming. The mayor has declared Thursday, th'e Utn, a civic holiday. The sports will be good. Tlie mayor's proclamation is as follows: r L. Lambert Pack, mayor the town i restaurants; Puts Blame on "Sorehead's" Tho Guelph (-treat railway, men are asking for 17 cents au hour. William McMahau, ot Petrolea, was drowned at ford. Mayor McBride of Bramford is In hospital with diptheria. Toronto theatrical musicians were granted au Increase In wages. Armed guards are on duly at No. 3 section. Wclland ship canal.. Roy Baker was drowned while swim-1 mine In Lake Vtcloria at Strattord. H. F. Pringle, has been appointed city solicitor of Victoria, ii. C. Venn ill ion will give a memorial hall to her veterans. t Chas. E. Hendricksou. 77, former court, CLEVELAND, Aug. hun- dred local chairmen ot tho Brother- hood of Locomotive Firemen and Kn- representing IBOTB than firemen hostlers through- out the United Slates and Canada, met hare today to discuss wage de- mands lo bo presented to tho rail- road administration. A new wage scale will be drawn up and submitted at iho closa''of the meeting, which Is. expected to last the greater part ot tho week, according to Timothy Shea acting president of tliX brotherhood Further action will douend upon whe ther the demands are- accepted, I Mr-Shea, adding that tho member 1' juner ac, m xieuunvAavm. ot Raymond, hereby proclaim Thurs- ]uslice Kew jersey Supretn das', the Hth day of August, a civic is holiday, and request that all places! ot jmslness close so that their em- jiuaiucso i u. s. House passed ?3 "Somebody lias listened'to-a sore- loyees can attend wage bill tor all Given under my haud at head and acted prematurely .on this matter and I am going to the central abor council and snow them Uiat some one has gene boyond his pow- said J. Fitigerald, proprietor ot the Silver Bow. "I was given to understand that there would be no objection to my getting certain meats and I bought some ribs ot UathaTfai'a market. I came down this morning' the chet was sore and was cussing Alberta, this lllh day of around. then called up-- Hataway and ical -'considerations in 'far too- many j to as5ure agricultural sta- niauers. 'It Is an impediment lo TREES ON DRY LAND. Tiees will flourish on dry land if little attention Is gtren to them. Just planting them is not sufficient. Like everything else they need culti- vation. ''All over on dry land farms trees in abundance are seen.- They have grown until in many Instances farm homes are hid- den by them. In the Sundial district there are as fine illustrations of SQC- ceislul-tree culture as can be found .in the country. A bonus should be gifen lo farmers who are enterprising enough to plant trees and care tor them bility in Ihe south. Visions of industries follow the ex- tension of irrigation, Land that will produce "sugar heels' will bring a factory, even though the first (old him f was sending the ribs back in an automobile, as they bad caused trouble. I cama back the chc-( dishwasher and morning waiter pre pared to walk out. The chef say tiiat 1 told him te 'could get to out ot here.' but that is not true. Avers Arbitrary "When they went to the chet o Howard street, he told (hem no mea had been sent there-which was no cut' by union butchers. They too ISCLIUJ, CUL Oy UnlUU UUIUUCIS. mv atlemnt was abandoned. The failure lhe but the help refused t t ,Be first factory was not due to he lack of a market hut to the nttrac- ion of wheat raising. Wheat is not certainty e-rery year but the sugar are. tanners are realizing bis to be a cold truth and the day is coming when every irrigated farm fill raise a crop of sugar beets. Then we can look forward to a canning factory when irrigated farming is fully devel- oped. We know' that the irrigated farm can raise beans, peas, totaaloes LAMBERT. PACK. Mayor. go out until the central labor counc declares a boycott. am going to the central t labor council. I have many union men eat- ing here "who declare- they will con- tinue to do so untif the central coun- cil has gone Into the matter." FULL CONFIDENCE COUNTRY. great corporations with big regiments In Southern Alberta are optimistic Mr Haskins, of the Inter national Harvester Co, Mr. Ticfpresident ot the C. P. R., and -Mi-.' Toole, representing a large- loan com- pany, did not .hesitate to expressHheir unbounded faith in this district wien speaking at the inncheon to the In- 'dustrial' Congress. .These men know the They fully realize its possibilities and a lean year or two doe- not make them in the least More than that they know the calibre ot our people. Braver men nnd women never pioneered upon the farm, than those we have in Southern Alberta. Most of them are resource- and per.ervering. Citbansbip of that redbloOQfed brand will make Southern Alberta great. and other vegetables !n ab'vmdanee and when'tbey do we will have a canning industry- With irrigation also comes raising., -More stock will bring the packing-industry. These are not dreams but lhe true o! every eite'nsive irrigated section of the United States. -The-mess in Europe seems to be gelling, rtirred'up worse .every day. Coaidale is becoming popular as summer resort. Get Irrigation over the land and the Industries 'will come -without much urging., The Chautauqua gains In popularity every year. The crowds pever grow less. Editor, Lethbnd'ge Herald: the' leed'questipri in sputh- rn Alberta is a live one, it may" bo well to say to those Wat' do not know that Russ'iira thlsUejBrpperly put up is excellent hay feed1 tor all kinds of animals. In the years 1910, '.1014 'and 191S I ted my 'cattle altogether on (From Our Own Correspondent) UURDETT, Axis. Ear.o Har- ier left for Spokane where be will Join his wife and family. Mr. Geo. Cropley has bought the house latejy occupied by Mr. Harper and will more into lown. llr. Cropley has accepted the position ot manager ot the Pioneer Lumber Yards. Mrs. Lumbard, accompanied by her little granddaughter, Man' Layton, ot Lethbridge, Is visiting her son, Mr. P. A. Ldmbard. J. B. Lynds had the misfortune to fall oil a'horse-rake and was badly cut about the head. The doctor-was obliged to take 24 stitches, but we 'are pleased to say that Mr. Lynds is able to be about although his head is still in bandages. Phil JfcCallum, our famous base ball calchtr, has accepted a position in Redcllff. Mr. Chittick, df Havre, Montana, ac companle'd by his wife and child, are visiting with his Eisjer, Mrs. G. A Poole. Mrs. Robert Stewart Is home for short time .before joining her hus- band at Okotoks. Miss Helen Parker, ot Macleod, is risiUtig-her sister, Mrs. Robt. Collins. J Donaldson received a nasty wound in the face while branding a young John forgovto make the horse fast 'and'When it-feit tint-toot Iron, let fly with its kicking'John in the face, necessitating several stitches to make him' whole again. Next time we. .would' advise tying the horse. I Mr. Kobt. Wslker.- formerly- or Grassy Lake, is moving his family to" Burdelt Miss Anne Donaldson, who is at [ployees except postal workers. Rev. Lewis C. Hammond. Charch ot Christ. SL Thomas, has declined a to Mount Healthy, Olilo. The Mantloba legislature will hold its next session in tho new Parliament buildings Winnipeg. Ii P. Cross, of toe Bank ot Com- merce, Barrie, has been transferred to Amherst, N. S. Ales. Elder, ot Blyth, Out., Is dead Ho had been lown clerk 'and lown treasurer, 'Lieut-Col. W. S. Buell, Brockville, ust returned from overseas, will prao- ets to more people than they can ac- comodale with seats. T. M. Henry Ima been appointed on tho stiff of the High School. minimum National Cash Register Co. increas ed wages of employees two am to ten cents au hour. German met ice law in Vancouver. Play Any Music Without Practice SO many people slop playing atttr they're married that many u home has a "deail" uisuc in it. We'll glad- ly exchange for a MASON SL RISCH PLAYER- PIANO' Generous allowance for .your old piano and easy" terms on ,lno balance. Ask tor Blyle-booket. Balmoral Block "The Home of Vletreli" ork to' plan a campaign to rals for relict of destitute'I ermany. j The Consumers' Gas company. To ronlo, decided lo increase rates by te ents a thousand feet, commencin ext month. Cant. (Rev.) Carl V. Farmer, son, t Prof. J. H. Farmer 'of McMhsler1 received and accepted a unanimous' call to the- pastorate ot 3alvary Baptlst'church, Toronto'. Wm. "Woolat, be "the Con- servative candidate in "Windsor for he Ontario legislature against Major I. C. Tolmle, Iho present Liberal mem- the head o[ the. depart inept of civl! eugineeriug at Unlrerslly, Kinsston. There 'is still talk of his becoming dean of the faculty. or ap- plied TUo P.-H. Socord Sons Construe- jtiou Co_ limited, Drautford, has re- ceived Ibd contract trpiq Hyuian Co. ot for a tour-atory con- ijaTiu Cannon, of the Mianedosa Tribune, oldest editor in Mantoba, Is retiring. _ _ ___ 'Gvpsy Smith, th7famous Hank in being asked'to conduct a campaign London, Bng Hj Ij.a tenner. Wlant ilneE'man. f Koya Kingston, Jamaica, in Winnipeg. FSaskatoon.-has been Col. Knights' of' Col'um'bus. Reginald'- Elwell, who' attended I church picnic, George B. Fenton and Earl Pocock, for the. northernjpart ofTemi! both of Torontol were drowned from creto tanning factory' costing.? 000. "Plan's for bridge be- iween Uetriot'and. U followed, result iu'the'longe'st bridge ot the kind In th'e .wprld, according W. H. Adams, Delrlbl engineer. TUo bridge would i eel The Brooklyn bridge a span "of, feet. Bidwell'Bas .apiiolpied Rev. C, J.I. engagejl'i wbrk for and i-iiral "dehh' al -a' canon t o lake erased.' Rev: "rector t.Stirling, .has "jeSn.. appointed .rurnl ein of.-'Hasilnges.." Hey-R'-Wllllam- resigned'tb'e ptiRoslin. a canoe in the river at Oakville. celled by order of council. rilled i'ilbe Robert -wife ot Robert .Butter, of- the'Dominion Express com- pany, was drowned IWakef'ield, Gatineau iver. 'and about 'hC ujo i icu .v Hat hospital, oas uuuei- Russian thistle hayjand.lhey came out for appendicitis the Medicine Hat hospital, has under- MAKING THE TARIFF LESS BURDENSOME. The tariff cannot be wiped out en- tirely. We raise revenue. Direct taiation can be. used lo replace much revenue that we have been raising by tarlfj but it will be quite a tew years before it is possible to wipe out the tariff, entirely. Our tariff should be Sanely revised. The Liberal plat torni alms at encouraging development ot oar resources by removing the dut its entirely from the machinery util ized In this development. Once we develop our resources our national will grow -and our revenue, from direct taxation will expand. There should be a wiping out of the tariff on the great necessities of lile. The.poor should not be plundered by a'crptectlve tariff lo make the manu- facturer richer. II is a wrong system and must be abandoned, The .Gait Gardens made the visitors rub their eyes and exhaust tht'.r sup- ly of adjectives. The new .LiuWal leader has Voodrow Wilson characteristics. s a college man and p. writer o) books. Dr. Tolmie has been swornjn a Cabinet minister. He may now expect to be sworn at. Before the Industrial Congress tin- .shes up it will find that it-is quite true that Alberta has a plentiful sup- ply of natural gas. in the spring In good condition; .The only important thing about, pulling up the thistle-Is to it stacked as green as it can be .handled, the greener the better, fit it should get dry It should be.allowed-to. lie until it by. a; "rain and then stacked while it Is" stilldaipp. It may turn dark, but It musty, t should be put up in stacks uade shape and fed by turn- ng lhe cattle to it. If then' fur- nishes both shelter and- teed; Care should be taken that the not so undermined over ant trap some of Ihe cattle. v All over this country-last year thpu sands upon thousands, of tilts bay was lelt to waste.while the cattli either starved or their In feed not as good .at a 'heavy cost. This hay is improved when stacked with 'orfe or two loads of thlstl? and one iuaij w old straw. No matter how rnsly-the straw, H Is-all right. 1 start to cut as soon-as the thistle Is big enough, and until frost. Insofar as 1 know tills hay'h'as'glveii satisfaction wherever used. Respectfully you re.. W. S. JOHNSON, Barnwell nd is reported as doing as well lossible. -IL Mrs. J.-Rygg, who Has been with her' sister, Mrs. A. H. Rygg, some ime, returned to her home In Leth- iridge. Miss Margaret Kennedy, of Calgary, is spending the holidays with the Misses Strum. MrK VftTV I llaultJlOn, I Col. A. -Macphail, M. G.; D. S: 0 CARNEGIE, HIS DAY AND HIS MONEY. Andrew Carnegie was a He amassed a canny fortune 1 Southern Alberta has not had-any railroad construction through tes of bonds. With the extension ot irrigation the railroads will build with oul any guarantees. 'Commissioner Freeman performs his Job as acting mayor like an old hand. He Is a good representative to put forward the city's case lo visl- TRAIN'PRINCESS PATS REGULARS-IN EAST VICTORIA, Aug.'12.--Orders have been received by Major-fien. from Ottawa to the elfecl 'thai, th company ot P.P.C.Lf.'at present form ing part of the garrison will be sent lo within nex'l few weeks.. It is- understood that this move does not change of policy of'lhe 'department of IC3C3 -Mrs. R. Fletcher and'.little daugate are .week-end visitors in Lethbndge. Jlr. aiid Mrs. Robinson with thei family motored where the spent Sunday with their partnts, Mr and Mrs. Kail. There has been qnlte..a long plec of new six-foot tldewalk laid on th roa'hi street, which is a great Improve ment. .Mr. F. J. Jordan, of Lethbndge, elieving at tho bank in order to Ii he staff lake a. much-needed ho) jirs. T. W: Mason and family a Mrs. Mason's parents, M and Mrs. W. D. Anderson. Harvesting is in full swing and th armers report they will get more tha heir seed back, but the straw is so short It Is difficult lo save it ill. Nurse Fox, ot Medicine -HaX has been staying with Miss Regina Bowe taking a much-needed rest from her duties. Report is made that Brant'county ops of grain would be only 30 per. nt. Mrs. Mary J.- Hampton, widow ot Ralph tifteen -years old ,jf Mull, near died as th result of R fall from-n'lrfce. Professor K'eish .of'Columbi The Montreal authorities have de- .ancel the licenses of all Pub'liC: Service Jommis'sion "granled an'- increase in rales 'ro'iu six" tV eight cepis. .lor inglo-fares-lo" Street tailway company.: fhe schedule In- cluded a rate'of- fifteen a fdurid-triii ticket. -Tha'iifcraaseUrratcg were made (i'tectlve-'for. a-temporary leriod pt one year beginning- August 20. t: j i I.Monday witnessed of lhe largest transactions .'in. farm lands In t'nls .district; when.'Ar.Doyle. o! Fort Sfeele, sold; llit' 'Humphrey ranch. at. Wolf, to. strong, ot Great Tho price paid is said' in1 the neighbor- hood ot oToIlars. Mr. Armstrong .'la, ....exyerienced sheep man' and .will 'c.onie .iht'o the country wllh Vrf'-'lviij thousanil. He will make some nllDraJtIoh's: to the property to" thi: herd into' new quarters by the 4nd of lo his former position of Courier. militia as far as the establishmcnl Scolcliman. He amassed a fortune j Jnmes Ramsay la one northern mem and spent a lot of it.buildlng libraries ber oJ the Legislature lhat we can j of a permanent company of the P.P.C. h.IMn Ilritlsb Columbia Is concerned, but Indlcates'tbat of -the unit will he conceofrfltcdjt Toronto. for purposes ot training. HEARING IN DEMAND OF PACKING HOUSE EMPLOYEES CHICAGO, Aug.: in the dispute of the packers ana their employees were resumed loday Federal Judge Samuel Alschuler. The decision ol the Judge, acting as an arbitrator, will affect the packing house employees In other places In which the large packers.have plants. A 4i-hour week and a minimum wage o! 10 centa an hour Is demanded by the employees, the demand embracing a clause that tho packers shall nol raise the price qt.mcat the ratse In wages. Shelter Your Family THEY ARE NEAR AND .DEAR TO YtiU AND THEM. A MONTHLY INCOME OF SUNSHINE AFTER THE STORM, SMALL POLITAN LIFE MAKE A FLOOD OF COMFORT FUTURE. Save Now For METROPO DISTRICT IF YOU-LIVE.OUT ANY SACRIFICE YOU MAY MAKERS TOO "POLICY IS LIKE A RAINBOW. A'COVENANT DEPOSITS MADE NOW WITH'THE1 MEtRO- FOR YOU AND YOUR IN. .THE a Rainy LITAN LIFE: f ahd n ocace 'palace.' The peace palace dld'nl 'stop war and the libraries haye'nt bfolted out ignorance. Car- iegfe will not be 'forgotten where- there Is a library hearing his "He saw, (o thai while he Uveil. greii. Wrtuns was' obtained at tlfti by hard-work by con- trolling H great Jhdustry. 'It U left, apart from endowments, lo a wife and As "an employer, Carnegie hla min. Tne Homestead rloia are, not fof- 'tJotltil, Carnegie actively operated In day iHe prime conslaerullon Id makfl nfonoy, Roll- ers lust M Mltle ns possible. That day' W jistirig and the world will So Uf for Ii count upon as an advocate ot Irriga- tion. He is an Influential man, too. 'That was a gooi! point ot Mr. Cole- man's In his remarks at lhe Industrial luncheon that Alberta was a Joint slock cpnfpany and we were all share- holders. H we all work togother, farmer and city man, north and south, the company will flourish. .The Calgary Herald lakes a very sensible-view about Mackenzie King and the charge thai lie failed to serve in the war. Very many other tucn o: the samp bachelors, too, did npl, enUsC and 'their reasons for no so., .were good. Mr. Kins may lave a satisfactory explanation also Shoe and Foojt Talk Did It ever occur lo you that your gfowlng child's round or stoop shoulders, was caused very often by tho condition of the Poorly fitted and too short shoes cause trouble in the arches ot the foot os woll aa "corns. This effwts the nerves and blood circulation, causing a Ure'd, heavy feeling which is Inclined lo make drooped shoulders. Thla evil can lie relieved by having the foot properly litteu wilh shoes and foot troubles mechanically relieved.' WE KNOW HOW ASK TO BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AOE8 W. J, NELSON Cor 620 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH SHERL'OCK BUILDINO 201 SHERLOCK OF TOWN WRITE US. 'Sf ;