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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News r LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It TUESDAY. AL'Gl'ST 10, 1919 LETHBUIDGE, PAG1-; SEVEN EM GREW "After sei-fug (lie tiiyerliseuul farm and looTilog over the iely ot crops whleh arc raised there, I urn at tbo futuvo before .xouLlicm AUicnu under' frrlsalion." said Prof. J. U, Keeler, of lUe U. V. of I'rovo. Utah. Prof. KceJer, who Is Die trngatlon- 1st ot the unlverbily stair. Is an Irrl Sat ion engineer and has nroinoleil sunic of the fftrgcsL projects in Dilute of Ututi. Tills U his lirst visit, lo .southern Albtrla, On Monday he vluilcd Kavm and other Irrigation fields east of the city. uuJ the gtaU-mcul above is (ho result. Prof. Kccler Is iinlhusiasllc abou'- ol southern hcrta was ill all backward lu EO eipvcasliie himself to llic llcralil. I "Conlpurlns tbc jjosslbllltles of irrf-1 Billion In southern Alberta with the Ir-' i-iyatloti stluntton In my stnic. one is nt once struck by the case with which Urge tracts or gently sloping land can ,hc irrigated. You L'lnli 'vc Consider ir we pel irrigation water oti UIL- land at nnythins from 1G5 to an acre ore doing well. Our pro- icols probwlily average ni> at ?SO an acre. In Eoutdarii Albcrlu a. lop figure will proliably be !'n acrii liirgcsl "And you have' Lhc soil, loo. _ You know .we IfaSc a rather mistaken idea of AlboclH down our ivay. J never drcEinicil-your land was so rich. 1 EUW alfaUa on my trip today which will'give a iMrd cutting couple cf weeks ol the time that we lake off our tbJnl crop, II In making wonderful growth. Any soil which can produce such cropa must he. all right, and It would Lc a. crying shame not lo tcciire its full productiveness: by pullins the water on it." .lust what lhc people 01 Utah think of irrigation may be seen by n state- ment, uy -Mr. ITeelcr to the cf'cct tliat the furmers living aloiiu lhc Straw- berry project In Utah declared that in this dry year the cron had paiil for the whole-onilny. The cost wag ?SO an acre on the average. f'rof. Kccler >va's the guest o( Mr. T. Jeuscii. of. Magrath, on his lour through the' Irrigallon uell. LAHUK CROWD AT METEK A largo crowd is expected at CenfrJl liool tonight when L'ommisjionci'a Kreeinau ami Wcctli will endeavor lo explain, the reasons for tho agitation tavorol water meters They have been busy for iho pnst week preparing data on Hie walcrwoiks system lo place lief ore the burgesses, and a largo number should be present to hear their explanation. UPIKEEP! i of E. Church of Haley a Distinct Leading in Community (Siit-fijl lit fAllLlSTON, Alu people of Raley anil ('urdnton are ah ulikc at tue news of deaiti of Mr. K. K. last evening about JO.'JO Jitre. at the The immediate of death wns lie [allure tiuc to ilu; tlicwV o( vu dent when lie -.TS-.S lerrlbly cut lo by the rnmiwuy binder Uam a-, already reported. Ho was ui.ti; lerdny foivnuon witon ;i thunge ot-uur- fcd. The deceased cann- liern from Il- linois, and hi? body may be sent thcie lor imcrmcni. Ir id now being held uivuiiliig hb brothers' J OTTAWA. AH- is.--At n I givm I.'i Sir Arthur ('nine's i ttiiigiu the Couniry flub. I'lans for entertaSnliiE lhc Nultnnal L'tliiorjal on Saturday h'Avc- been complcilctl ana sub cofumittc-es have ihcir work wull in hand. The pcneral toinmitiee A, G. chairman, met in inc.' luayor's utHcc ycslcrSay allernoon.- The yarly will react l.clhbridge at six o'clock in Ihu ni07ning and the band will lell j them Us lime to pei up. A formal rt- ccpt'on will be held in Ualt Gardens mid breakfast will bu servej in Hie Uaallra .Motor Coinnany's new garagf. A number cT ladtoi aiul young women with Mrs. Spooricr as convenor, have undertaken to take- charge of Urn" breakfast.' The pipers will piny dur- ing Use meal. The visitors will bp, supplied with a Let'ibridgc grown bouqucJ. A TILT breakfasl they will he Ukun for a raotor.lrip thrcush lhc Irrigated sot- Lion and -will take train al CoaUalc at "eleven o'clock. The Mr. Church was one of (he leal known of the farmers' ol the Haley illEirict. Cumins there (rum Il- linois fourteen years ago he purchas ccl scriaii) of Jivml aijoinitiK the and for years was at thai point, lie was ulso trustee o( the lUley plhool dislrici for mwny years. He ivsis consrJcied otip or the Licsl farmers lu the iliairifl mid hart never hud ti complete failure. Two years in .irdcr to bct- Icr c-Jiu-al'onal iidvanlrtges tor liis childrrn. he movril with hi? fnniily to and until ;i (oupln of mouths iisn fit; im 9th -Si. K. lie llit-n lhc I'rii-c home un 10th St. and bad" JntrndrJ rolnniiiiE lo the rit? lo Uvu there us soon ns the was liarvostcd. HOE-OPS his widow lifi leaves two boys a girl to mourn him. I he been slmlont Rt the liisli school here tor two Uoti. Arthur visit 10 ioiulicrn Alberta next is toing 10 give liltn an opportunity nui only to sec lhc IrrlgJlion already ia operation, but ivlFu tu iliose districts capable of irrigation for wliich Hie farmers nou- agitAtlne water supply. Hon. Air Mf-itjlirn ill in Medicine IU'. mi .Saturday of Mi's week. From ihuc lu> veil! go north wot, i and will visii iho irriga' project of iLc CaiK'dii and Irriestloii along thv ScrTicld line. Thtiice he will go to lilclclicii. Llic C.P-tt- projects on tlir way. and then 011 Lo Calgary. On Monday ilit mm'rirr will ppcnd (part of day In t'alsaj-y. I'an ot forenoon will be at MacleoJ. and from lit will conic to l.ettibrldee where will spend the remainder of lhc day and all day Wed- nesday follow IDE'. Uy this itinerary tlic niliupltr of the Interior will cover praa-cally all lhc country ivhlcli Is calling for a scheme of reclamation by Irrigation, and wll! be able 10 Lake- buck with him to OLiawa first liind. Information as to the scliciDeo which will enable him to consider the problem un ;i largo basis. s cuntiuillcc ol the board of General S. (_'. Mt Thousand Men .May lie ul M thai iv.e lhMdffC Field Hv 'he li-rjumnndor harl bern OLCVulnl to End of the Week" ac'.vii-oi- lo ihc nunisti-r of mil- iiroinaiiotia have been ap- ed by ihr cabinet council, have to uc finally ratified by au- nuuru'Hl who sa'JJ thAt they were a slight expression of line apprrtkiiion of Ihc services reuil- i ci'-'l ly Ucn. rurrie 10 aiul I'riii.-'i Ire. TMs means Ihrl dinner j i ftp Voinma niter or Ihc Cani'iiati hopor bus ini> dUlLnciion of being The first, Major i I'rtl'lLiry officer in and lio onlv ai the prosent time to hoM -bunt, umiislor rallk JP Dcf uiie iinno'iaremt'iil '.vjis i tliis niorning ty the Halt niiC5 thai worli would iv- suiucd on Wcdnceday moniiiiK. The hui'iCi arc liclDB sem into DlilK-5 lOdftV.'' J The fans sttMlcJ ihijiMioruins I in ihu Chinook ar.d Nonh Amcrk-au Collieries thf liver, unil work will be rcFumccl Iberc within a or The (c-oyc-iijuj: of lhc mines liuro Gilds all with uifler.s pileil up ahead whltli will koeii full shifts busy for several months aiij there is every indication lhat Uicrc >s-ill a sloady run uniil neil ,-iprlus- of ilie dinlcuUics is going to be lo gel fMiougli inen. aii'J. .though every miner in the will go bnvte U> work when ttit v.'hlstlc ihere n-ill be n great of men. Many minors have jlriflcd to camns iit H. C. ami the L'nitcil Staves and will i conic hack until thorn is assur- 'ante thai all trouble LB over her.- Al liir present time il is said the lucal j :in ;i position ma'lc nitJitai thnl ni'vjr.t: Tim Onlnriu llydro-tlectrii-. Com- uinlcd in- mission has LHjipHod lo Ihe LkmlnlG'.i whole of sovcrmiuiu lor reinibiirsonieni for I war niJOidiiures lolnl- e ill belling jnoro ilian j Lrailc. tonKisting of-A. II. HOSE. S. WOulil pin on about SO') more Hunhani and S. J. KlicpUcnl. named t0jiui.n arc j.t sjphL luok after tlic oiiteriainmcni of iJic Hovcvcr aboui It'CO men all (old minlpler while here, UrU on Monday A. HncL and tentative plans arc L up to lhat end. iumm. M.P.. einy drawn The got the rorlis in Lake Superior and ie now at Port Arthur undergoing repairs. BLUE RIBBON TEA A woman's nerves are pro- verbially sensitive. .Delicate women best appreciate the soothing, refreshing, fragrance of a hoi: cup of Blue Ribbon Tea. will he in ihc I.clliljri'lEC flelil I by Ilie end or vhc untl a pay i-oll or 550.000 to SCO.OC'O every eeks will serve ID brighten uj> busl- GFS. Shipments from tlip ficU shortly rcucb the olJ tlnnia- nilils of fiollal-R dail.t ivill be pouring juto Letlibriilac from olhcr districts of the west. >Vord was received in the city lo day that Hon. A. minister of customs, hai nrrivcrt ill Ottau-a yes- j tcrday after signing the peace treaty Mil Paris. Local wore aiiTious lo tlist he was back In ________ 'Ottawa as. In case .it is decided to gend a deputation to Ihc capital lo Laborers or Kami I press irritation demands, it is dCaircil 11 j f n nf Ihn bo be Present.. lion. Mr. Sltlon Hands Lun ItO UUl 01 inc, i js [or ;ne nedlcinc Hal con- Province istituency wliich Is sliowlns a great .________ nrlivilv Just nuw in favor ot irriga- tion extension. No more laborers or tarm liands NEW YORK STRIKE ENDS YORK, Aug. whlcli for two days has jiaralyzed the suLu-ny and elevaled system of Interhoroush Rapid Transit, company In Ihp Bronx, Brooklyn arid the was formally called off tonight by H vote ot the strikers. Service will be resumed on all lines tomorrow- WILSONS be The Highway Beckons Information for Auto Travellers Some Places to.Slay and to Get Supplies for Your Auto. fiel-oul in the open those summer Vhon at Warner make jpn lionic n I tlib Hotel It ih place you come nenln, MEDICINE HAT Follow the itcil Trail Ironi I.elh- Blno Trail .from Cal- the lllbck .Trail from Men. ana- Lliey all lead lu tlie only otncinl hotel in the HOTEL CECIL Rellaw Motor Company Service S'.allon fur- Over-' land Cars, and Traffic Trucks. Accessories, fidg, Oils aitiTQreases, Qallcrlca Hcpnlrcd and .Recharged, Prompt Her vJ c c, Pay, N Igl) i n nil Oundays. FORD GARAGE General Car and Tire'. Service. Warner, Alberta A, P. Vcslc, I'rop. sent out oT tliii province lo ulher j provinces until tne laLor sborlagc in, .-Mbcrla has been filled. i Instruction.? lo tills effect tan. been issued by the provincial labor bureau. Superintendent ot Hie local (branch having received word lo that effect this morning. This action is takeji as a result of the nroleels made by fanners in this district lo W. A. Hiiclianan. }l. I', who look Ihe mailer 'JP with 11- A. Craig, deputy minister ot agriculture at Ed- monton, who in turn luiiii it up wllh he labor bureau. At tlic present lime Supl. Loneworth coilU plate in Alberla 500 men Cor whom orders have been received. There are no idle men in the city and Hie siuiation Is really serious. One unurcrt harvest bands arc needed in the district, at once'al waccs from 13.50 to S< a rtny. Many [arm hands (or work olhcr Ihau harvcslmg arc at a month.' Labor- ers at 50 cents an liour are being asX- cd [or ?lso. Last wcefc 117 men were scut out by tlie' employment oltk-e. Four litnes tbal number could be nlacotl without difficulty this week nn.1 Ihis not include calls dom the lumber camps nnd canning factories ot TJ. C. or Iho harvest fields of Maniloba. Neither docs it include llic orders for miners which arts beginning to pour in from various mining camps. It I? very evident thai. In suite of dry season, there Is golnj! to ue plenty of '.vorh in Alberta during Ihc fall, nnd there Is no expccln- j tion that there ivijl be a recurrence of! [he 1914 labor surplus rlurinE'lhe win-! ler uionlbs. This Is one oi Iho rca-j sons wnv business in Lctnbridgc is keeping np so well al the present lime. PRINCE ENJOYED VISIT TO HALIFAX FLYXPADS OIL AND ACCESSORIES Mobile Oils, 1'olarlno, tlnsolinc. Dominion and Other tiooil Tires. I'rompt SallBfactory, Service Hi All, Tiincs. .MILK RIVER HXRDWARE CO. F- J. Coasts. Proprietor t.lltk Rlvcf, AlU. HALIFAX, N.S.r. following message from the Prince of Wales was received early this morning; "H.M.S. Renown.'.Aug. 18, via Camperdown. "His Honor the Licutenant-Gov- ernor of Halifax: "I san not leave Halifax hurhor tonight without telling you again how de-ply I was touched by the welcome given me everywhere to- day. Please wire the people of Nova Scotia and citizens of Hali- fax on my behalf and express to them my great appreciation of their wonderful demonstration of loyalty. "I wish again (o congratulate the veterans, cadeU and boy scouts on their splendid parade held in my honor. (Signed) "EDWARD P.'T CARD OF THANKS Mrs. G.-Fihiicr-Tvishts lo convey her. thnnfes to tlic friends nml .various Esntzations lor the kindness niul sym-jl jialhy sho'.vn in Jier rccoul sud rcavomcnl, and also ror lUe' floral LIFT CORNS OFF IT DOESN'T HURT Kill them all, and the germs too. lOc a packet at Druggists, Grocers and General Stores. AUCTION SALE THURSDAY NEXT, AUGUST 21 ON THE PREMISES, 317 SEVENTH AVE. SOUTH COMMENCING AT 1.30 SHARP FRANK WADDINGTON IS FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTION BY THE OWNER, TO SELL BY AUCTION, AS ABOVE, THE HOUSEHOLD'- FURNITURE And effects including: 3 very' good Brass rockers; 1 s'raas chairs; cilcnsion louiiEP- centre lable; good quality carpel square; round mission oel; extending dining (able; 4 mission oak dinme chairs; iicdcslal; cunkolcuiji rus 3x13; book shelves; nuclei tlocfc; rclrJgeraior'; occasional laljlp; Buck's "Chief" range wilh liol ivaler connection; kitchen cabinet; kitchen 3 smalt rugs; rockers; chest ot drawers; oak dressers and sUnus; while enamelled dresser; arm chairs; beds, springs and Mattresses; liortierc curtains; electrolier, shades; imnger; kitchen chairs antl tables; pictures; crockery aag the usual kitchen SALE.AT 1.30 SHARP TERMS CASH 'PHONES "Wsddington Sell! Without Rtltrve" fingers! Corns lift out and costs only few ccnls ALTAMONT GARAGE Ilallcry Service. ViileaTilzlnp, Ig- nition and General lo TourlflU flL lhc' HoaJ Maps of Monlann. General Informnlion. Customs Offico ntxt. door.-Slop In and fico HE. Ocl enough.Allicrta air (o speed you ori your n'ojr. floberti Anci Baker, Proprlelort COLITIS, ALBERTA VETERANS AGAIN HUN OUT CR. Aug. broke out afrcali liel'.vecll tho O.D.U. i clement and lhc vclcians here last, whcji JL was reported lhal 9vil-! llvan ami ilubertf, two ot Ilio O. II.1 U. leaders, run out last had conic back lo (own again. lloih StilliVHn and .llnberts had ;d into (own unnoticed and were' In Ihc minors' hall 'ftl Dr'uinhcller. holdlnK n quiet little meeting ot mln-i era when the veterans of Koscdalc mine 0ol wind of il. They camo lo Ihc town, snmp fifty strong, nnd enter- ed the There was no vlolenfb' of any kind. They slmjily look Hul-l llvnn anil FlnNcrla In charge anil cxr-l rlcd them In auloa lo Koscdalc.l whr-ru Ihny bold a moc.k (rill, anil or' tho men lo lie lakcn Out of tho camp. Sullivan nml Itobcrls, tak- en out on tlio again nnd fumed Biff Bang Gone The Big Sale Is On At Greenfield's Exchange TONIGHT 7 to lO Seven Show Cases, Toledo Computing Scale, Edison Mimeograph, Typewriter, Safe, Revolving Oak Book Case, Cheese Cutter, Dayton Ham and Bacon Cutter, Coffee Urn, Water Um, Coffee Grinder, 240 Ibs. Platform Scale, Small Scale, Re- frigerator, One Range, 3 Heaters, 14 Chairs, 5 Rockers, One Arm Chair, 3 Carpets, Linoleum, 2 Kitchen Tables, 1 Extension Dining Table, 1 Stretcher and Matlress, 2 Sanituy Couches, 2 Beds, Springs and Mattresses, 2 Dressers, 1 Washstand, 1 Sideboard, oak, 1 Hall Rack, oak, 12 Window Shades, 1 Boys' Wagon, P.r.iTISH WHEAT COMMISSION FIXES PRICES LONDON, Aug. wheat commission today fixed the following prices for Im- ported wheat: For 480 pounds, Canadian ta Unit- ctl Static, un- treated, 1H.IO. Tain? No, not one .lust ilrop u lltdo Krcczonc on that lonchy corn, Instantly It Etops aching, then you lid thai bothersome torn rlghl off. tuaglc, only a few cenU. Try Krcczonel Your rtrajgiel sells a (Iny liotllc. sufficient .rid your feel of u'Viy.'i.l d crru, corn, ot frrn bctwH'll Ilio locfl, and callusca, u-.'hmlt one parllcle of pain, soreness or trrlUli3i'.. 14 llic mysler- (oufl ethrr rlhcovcfy o; ClnclnnatJ GeO. P. Porter Auctioneer Do Not Miss This Bargain Event, thing MUST BE SOLD ;