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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 5E SIX ^ S '_ nm LETHBtipGE DAIO ,Twas done, but the officers were left to devise ways,,^nd mpans of putting the farmers on a business footing so far as water dls-tributiph is concerned. .;. Tlie pri?po6al now adopted is-that aay, ueu. iyibwuu^^ii^ auuiaLci i/i "h" i the^arge district covered by tjie.par-litia, announced that during fhe war ent organization is torhe,divided intis more than 611,000, men had ipassed six sub-districts each organiaedund^r through the hands/of the Canadian the Irrigation l^istrlct Act. "The .p'ow-mllitary machine ,in pn6 form ,or' tin-! ers' iot these districts; are' somewhat other. He also riaid thht the fighting similar to thone of a'School' dietrict,, troops in France! wohld remain at the but of cburse only the irrigation farr front until March. '.Peace is not yet, niers and tehaiits of irrigated, farms TORONTO, Dec; iG.-In an address to the Canadian Club here today. Gen. Me-whufii, minister of mi- signed," he observed. "The exact' number of enlistments are affected. Three trustee?. for eacli district are elected. The trustees may reported up to November 15 was 595,- levj' taxes legally on Irrigated land. 411," said Gen. Mewbum, and, in ad- They have the right to a,p{)oint a wa-dit,ion, 16,300 men who came In^o termas'ter to have sole charge ot the touch with the recruiting authorities : maintenancfe of private dltcnee, and were struck off the strength. , the division of the'water jimpng the ..rr.,, 4- ,fM>,= ""-J farmers under each i-*"'-'' fi-fiv 'The two eets of figures thus ag gregate 611,741." WANT IT DISSOLVED MUNICH, Saturday, Dec. 14.- Liberal and Centrist political leaders in Bavaria Have launched a campaign for the dissolution of the Bavarian EOldli�rs' and woi'k-men's council. They demand the temporary reinstatement of the old Bavarian assembly as the only means ' of preventing allied occupation of Munich. TORONTO; bfecie.-Sir Thomas White, mihister. of finance and acting premier, who.'^as in T6r(j|nto ;todny, handed 4i8te|ement| to the Canadian Press, calling attehuon to the things accomplished hy the Union government, whiph on Dec. 17 last, received a mandate from the people of-Canada to vlgprousiy prosecute- the war. and carry put the policies for which the Union govisi'nmen't.sw'as' formed. The statement refers to the nationajl registMtioh'of last June as having proved of use iiii. prpvldihg valuable information for' the" work of reconstruction.   'j" J^',-' The mainten;pice'-o'f.' the:/munltlohs lndustr> a .Canadian boar* of adjustment,. ylth refSrehoe to th�?Wilitary*8ePivIc�-Afl*i'aBld son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sinclair,''W: their home heiar Vulcan.^. - � ^,' __lateral.' They may acquire a rjght of way for tlie laterals' through a farmer's land in much the same way as a railway" com-patiy does, and that right pf wajr^ belongs to the district, so tliat tampering with ditches is an'offense. This, gives the elected truatees complete  control, and it Is believed it will re-.| suit in a mttohi fairer distribution of the v/ater, while at the same time the j irrigation company will have an- offi-! clal. body;to deal with in case of any trouble arising. The meeting appointed F. H. Peters, commissioner of irrigation, who',was-present at,the meeting,' and B. S. Paw-; son, secretary of the aseociation to arrange for the formation of the six sub-districts I under the act and the" .electibh of the trustees. The Coal-; :da.le-Lethbrldge'Water Users' assbcia-' tion will remain in existence to deal with larger matters of policy affecting the eub-distrlcts. Sam Or. -Porter, suporintendent pf the C.P.R. Irrigation system with headquarters here, was present at- the meeting and assured the members that the company was only too pleas TORONTO, Dec. If.-Percy Quinn, who claims the presidency of the N.H. L. hockey association, has issumd ai------------- , - , - � . statement to the effect that profession- ed to do anything to help along the . ,_______ , _ , / . .X , ^r^a^ltailnn ond -urorlr with it tn over- Radiator Leaking? "When your radiator leaks bring it to us for repairs. We liave the best equipped shop in., town, for this kind of work. : All radiators repaired ^ under our different processes are guaranteed leakprobf on leaving the shop. Radiators put tlirough different processes of scraping, rinsing and boiling before repairing. Shop at^r of Dallas Hotel on Main Stre^etJ Letkj>rid^ if^liator ** * Station ' p. O.' Box 978 Phone 309 SERVICE STATION AttentiQni MotoristH Your battfery. iiee4�:Terf owe-ful attention during tho cold weather. ' CaU Our Service and we will send'tor your battery and store same during the winter at reasonable iates at our up-to-date Battery, Station; .311 7th Street 8. : Phone 618 VULCANIZING RETREADING We havs � bargain to offer'In 4 32x3/i K. * . Tlrss. FOR MO>*(DAY fjyj HD. RITCHIE 208 ISth St S. Oifp. EiliMn Mliia HOW MANY BEANS IN THK JARt The Hudson's Bay Co. Is giving away a $100.00 Victory Bbiid for the nearest estimate. � �__i^._ al players who have played In the >f.H. A. must not play hookey this winter until they have secured his permission, which means that the professional war is still waging as bitterly as ever. ^ The Toronto Hookey 'club's suit organization and work M'ith it to overcome the troubles of the past. / ^peaking to the Herald about the irrigation possibilities in Southern Alberta Mr. Pawson declared thattije time would come when every second against the Arena company ot Toron-jfoot ot water-available in the rivers to reached another stage this morning ' of the south would be utilized for tiiat when the raaster-in-chambers granted : purpose. "Dry land farmers are be-the former's stewards that the Arena � ginning to l^^rn^that Jand^wliich Js produce all their books, including a statement of the Stanley Cup series, in court for examination. It was a dispute over the cup receliits that precip- glUUlUB .ot*. M .--------- cropped for eight or ten years loses the properties which bind it and. keep it from .blowing, do that they are beginning to think how they can -get it nuie over uio uup receiytu uiai. jjiduhi- e>------- -- -___ itated the present unsettled condition into grass for a couple of years to re of affairs in "pro", circles: Llvingstphe, | store the fibrous properties. I know who leased his players tb the Arena one. farmer," Mr. Pawson said, who company, claimed that he, should have farmed dry land on a large scale at had a share in the .spoils of these Chin a few years ago. He wouldu t games'and rpfused (o accent,''a check ; consider an irrigation scheme then. for JjB.OOO in full for the season. Today he is buying up every acre of Irrigated land he can. Southern Al-iherta is a great country under dry ? ?::>?:???,?:�'*?�.? V lianci farming conditions, hut it will *;be 100 percent more proeperous and * : Lethbrldge will be five times as large * when all the land capable ot. irrl-gation is under water." V SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME Eastern Canada Imperial Limited to Montreal $118.45 Double Trans-Canada to Toronto $103.20 Daily ' S^B^ Train � ffifflBHl Train _____ ServiceJ^^^ Service Corresponding Fares to : Safe, Comfortable Travel'On 0?her Eastern Point* ^ , ;, ' the World', Greatest Highway Compartment Observation Cars, Standard and Tourist Sleepers. Excellent Dinlno Car Service. Tickets sold during Deceimberare .good for 60 days. Extension will be af'antS'l by a payment of.^Sj.OO for each extra fifteen days. FOR FtlRTHER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS:' Jl'QORDON, TICKET AGENT, PHONE 6'12 J.E. PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT, CALQARY. ��v.;.;ii,|ffr.'/m � �  � 4 � )� � ? ..MAJOR FITZGERALD FOR LEAF'S PRESIDENT TORONTO. Dec, Iff.-Former President Major j; P. Pitzger- ? | y^^noT ot the soldiers of France, aid, of the Canadian league, ? ti,e name of Mount des Poilus iVaa who won the Military Cross fon ? ^een given to a mountain at the head bravery and who is now over- ? oi the Yoho valley, British Columbia. �!. ' ---:--. ? -/I BUENOS AYREJS; Dec. 17.-A new ^ Peruvian newspaper hae been estab- ; llshed in Buenos Ayres. It is called The Voice of Peru.  , ? ? seas, has been siiggcsted aa successor to H. J. Farrell as president ot the International League by James J. McCaffrey, owner of the Toronto club. "Fitz" was sporting editor of a local paper before going to the front and is an old tline player, once receiving a trial'with the Leafs. \ � 1 �;,'1C(J;''! � � ?  t  * * <  HOW MANY YARIDS OF SI^KINE ARE^IN OUR SHOW WINDOW7 Rylands & Co. are giving away a Pur Coat worth. ?ft50.00 Free for the nearest estimate. Also three other valuable prizes, A coupon with every sale of |100'or over. If You Need New Tires SEE us We can'save you money. Special reduced prices until Decem-1 ber'iilqt. Come in and examine our slock. . , BAALIM MOTOR Co. BACK OF UNION BANK LEAVE YOUR OLD ViRES AND TUBES IN OUR RED CROSS BOX* ,.,...... 56 ;