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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta The Hermld't Page of Live Local the XetbbrifreDall? Alt The Local News Where You Expect It BI 5' I THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1920 Big Visit Raymond for Vote Mon. On Irrigation District Quite a lot ol Ustubridje people lu on Mprid.y nwl to tlie planned when 360 or 400 of the Raysiond, Mtcnlli. WpUnr BUrllng districts meet lu the Toura to vote on the tlcm ot the Southern Irritation DtetrlcL At tho request ot T. J. Q'Brien, returning officer for the electros. Herald Is printing Ifttour the form uC ballot to be the elecHou In rrJer that the ratepayers o( the may themselves wllnthe intorrap.tlqn it will be iiecwisur-y to have with thwn la order (o be In a position "St IRRIGATION DISTRICT The underslinwl severally .declare, for hlmtelt, that he n owner ol is defined in the Irrigation District Act In Ihe mentioned LETHBR1OGE. AJ.BF.RTA, In the district, hat been called >ack to the States on private busl- Ltus, nnd his successor, Mr. Rams ay. not yet mado his appearance In he district to complete organization n respect to the small mines and oth- ers that are so far not affiliated with he International. district. lkat he Is pt the full MC of 31 and the robe upon tie land opponlte name, and for or against the erection of tne aald district indicated by the cross set opposite hia name: tana Voted Upon Name For Erection of Dist. Ataintt bed (on 61 Dlst. This is Decision of Board of Trade in Answer to Bran- don Proposal L N. m vote hid been taken. BANK CLEARINGS Peculiar Situation in Small Mine Orders Are Falling Off The..miners, of -ihe, Coalj far as the general .public is concern it will not suffer for the four months'. This is the.facUlha dealers have heen: well slocked, up and have more than enough' to.mee At the Thursday luncheon of tho Board of Trade a communication from Mr. A. E. McKenzle, ol the Board ot .Trade, was submitted. b} President Manioch. la this com-1 municalioh Mr. McKenzie referred, to' .olding a cuugreES of the western joards of trade at Brandon for ilje lurpose of considering a number of iroblcuss of vital importance to the Canadian West. It was felt that theso iroblems cannot bo' ef-tectlvely dealt by Individual boards without the cooperation ..of other boards. Tho Hrandon Board of Trade, the letter lated, as well as all other boards en- lorsluK the would like to have he Lelhbridge Board of Trade Join vitli them In this convention. la regard to Ihe. proposed convcn- .ion. Me Marnoch held that the aim at present Is lor a National-Board of I'raclc in line with the Chamber ol Commerce in the United hero should not be anything of a nature that would lend color to sec- tional differences. Mr. Dunham endorsed Mr. JIar- noch's idea, staling that the only thing In favor of a western federa- tion would bo that it would lead to the formation of a National Board: Anything which tended to sectional differences, he held, would bo In a. retrograd direction. The following reply of Mr. Maniocti to Mr. McKenzIc was endorsed by. the meeting: A. B. McKnnzle, Board of Trader Brandon. Dear Sir: Your'letter was he- fore'our meeting today. This Board of trade stated its views Development Associa- tion Receiving Encouraging Replies on Bond Pro- poeals in North Project Sixty had been riturned to the offices ot the Irrigation Develop-! ment'-AssoclAtion 8p to noon Thurs- day .by ratepayers living in the Leth- bridge northern District and of these every' one but one answered "yes" to' tlje the district IJQ bond-' ed to the extent of per acre If, nec'essary to .carry out the Irritation project. One other card was signed "Now." Whether'this means "No" or whether; Something o( the attitude of most of the farmers throughout the I.eth- bridge Northern Is Indicated In an in- ten-lew Chas. L, Green of Turin had Bank clearing! for this irntk with Chairman Marnoch of the Irrl- totalled J764.2S9, and for the Ballon Development Association on corresponding last year Wednesday, "I figure I have Increase ol twcen and the two years. Much of that Is in profits j 4 lu loss of crops, it Is true, but I have also sunk cold cash and got no return, and 1 hail practically to give my stock awuy, What 1 sank In cash In putting In two crops would alone have paid for the Irrigation of a quar- ter section at per acre. What I would have made in the past two years had I had the water would easily I have paid the whole cost of Irrigation on my farm and left me a nice profit NO CAKES IN FRANCE AFTER FEBRUARY 20 PARIS, Feb. alter Feb- ruary 20, again becomes the laud of no cakes. After the 20th the new bread regulations prohibit tho making of cakes or pastry, wholly or even part ly, from wheaten flour. Tho Tastry Members' Association is up in arms against the provision ol o cause the ful that, li the Barons and North Mac- leod people come In we will be able lo spread the cost over s large acreage and decrease the per aero cost. We are not coon tins on that however. It it happens It will be a surprise." Mr. Green was Ihe city yesteiday feed for the stock he has left. biscuit manufacturers apnarent- tlie signer wants the work done "now" and at the price mentioned the I. D.' A. officials could not say. Another bit flood ot cards is expect- ed in today.. On Satunlay mauy of the farmers living In the district will ba- the city and will bring their- cards In person. It is believed lhat by Saturday night there will be 95 per cent of, the cards returned. It Is also believed that the percentage in __that is CO to one will be main- lathed throughout the straw vote, and '.hat irrigation officials both of tho Lethbridge Northern district and of the .Irrigation pevelopinortt Associa- tioni will have ample justification in proceeding with their plans of mealing the governments just as it the official SELECT YOUR NEW NINETEEN TWENTY CAR From the .Special Hew Tort Number ot "MOTOR" Become expert in ita niechtn- ism by studying the Eleventh Edition, and very latest Dyke's-Encyclopaedia If H Is be n Henry Ford, or a Ford Farm Tractor, we have the books to tell you all about how to run il, an' everything. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY BOOK STORE 514 4th Ave. Phone 613 Ihc present deniatid; In the: Drum hel- ler mines alone there lias, been an aclhiri they have takcrt alone, and though the coal bus been B. U.; in that thev Mve returned Jndianapolls. A meeting waa held by liie miners to diacuss arrangements us to I he bearing of the order of Armstrong in regard to ordered the, question is what to do wllh It. In the West Canada mine in Taber'an order for'312: cars was cancelled last week; The big output from Dfumheller, which has_been fill- the want in Winnipeg and other rtiiuanujifc JIL icgni u i" ti-0 :n W Inn in DP- inrl nUior A. H. per cent, increase oniy affect-! inn miucrs who sign the check-off orders'for Tollbridge coal favor, of tho: International. At this ran( niceling it was resolved that the miners form a separate union of their own. independent of the International and tho O. n. If., (n the wisdom that they will bo In a position lo switch .as circumstances may arise.- Tills ar- rangement Is, however, -held by tho operators or the mine na not within these orders were rniable to be met. Eighty Per Cent. International So far aa District IB stands at the present liniB in reitard lo 'the Inter- national, per; cent.- ot the mines ore organized for the International, and the miners In these mines are the chti-JMirf for the Interns- on the matter o! the .necessity for all of the Boards of Trade of Canada.get- ting together in our annual reporter' 1913, ,as .follows: "Such intercommunication as there' Is belween the, various 'Boards of Trade In Canada Is spasmodic and ir- regular. have no common conn.-; ell, and no means ol concenlraling bnr efforts; no common means for the'as: se'mbly of information. If, for- -in- stance, the Government desired .to get the views of the business inch throughout Canada on any question of national Import, every Board .of Trade must bb approached "Tho suggestion is made that a Na- tional Board trf Trade should be es- the scope of the Armstrong order and ijonal. The only exceptions are a few would not entitle the miners to the Pass and the mine at imtlcr the benefit or tho 14 per cent, commerce. Tho situation In Ili5 incrcase. as Iho check-off other than lor the International cannot no recog- nized. Tho miners have, therefore, from now lo pay day, February Mill, to come to- a final decision on the matter. Glut in Coal Market .So far as Iho local mines ore con- cerned, the output, with the present iiiild weather, has considerably slack- oiu-il and it is.a case of curtailing labui1 In tho mines. It is staled thai if through .any action o! the miners the mines havo lo be shut down, so ornl Coals mini has been occasioned by the fact Ihat Jlr. Christophers has been camiiing there, as well as in the other small mines, using the op- portnnity for organizing for Iho O.B.U., In that these mines have jiot so far been approached by the International representatives who have been con- cenlralkig their efforts oii .the large mines. The men in the small mines have been tohl that the dues exacted by the International are too heavy and the money all goes to Iho Stales. Mr. Houston, the International or- is a food It -was designed to furnish ihe nourishment needed for body and brain, which, and malted barley provide. Twenty hours baking makes it easily and develops a wonderful nut-like f lavor, Orape-Nirts requires no cook? insg ,and is a sturdy builder of strength fca' cad and .alike. Economical Not a of waste Grape-Nuts needs no Sugar Slates, with central headquar- ers and staff." Our view is that it anything in the ivay oJ action in this direction Is at- jempted, it should look at once lo tho formation, of. n National Board; anil hiil It >vould not be well to take a Mlf-wsj step In bringing only the western boards Into an organization themselves. Yours very truly, J. E. ROSB. Secretary. GOOD SHOES CHEAP 'For a1 fcjw dars we are offering an assortment of GIRLS' SHOES Pres. Marnpch r' Hoard Trade Urges Farmers to Fill Needs of and styles with low heelfc 1 2J4 to 5V2: Regular price J7-00 and per pair Also B oken Lines of WOMEN'S SHOES In Kid and Patent mortty button'style with tow tops, These are alt first quality shoes to wecr and will give comfort 1 and tervlce. Regular price (5.00 to At per pair These are prices that will beat the H. C. of L. if you want service and style.' SALE PRICE GOODS ARE CASH AND NO EXCHANGES SHOES FOR All- AGES ASK TO BE FITTED W. J. NELSON CO. SHERLOCK BUILDING some 37 cars of hay on .ho. local C.l'.H. track present and unloading is going .'on 0( number of (hem. In view of.lhe sllufiljoiv President Marnoch of the asks the question: j How many of the farmers In tho die- have made provision In regard lo feed for Iholr nlook to carry them over, under tho most favorable weath- er conditions, until (he middle of Juno when the new teeil makes Us ap- pearance? Ho urges the necessity of farmers using tho present opportun- ity of slocking hay while the hay Is hero and the same Is shipped out of the difltrict. There Is also the fact lo bo borno in mind that hay la solng r.p In value, and he will he a wise farmer who makes provision for future contingencies father than taking a chance on (he same. Hoy being unloaded by the govern- meiit'here is being stored in tho I. II. C. east yard, tho company giving tho Epacc frco for that purpose. DIAMOND THIEF CAPTURED NBW'YOIIK, Feb. York do- last nishl arrested (leorgt! Davis, alias W. K. Driscoll and James Drlscoll, wanted by tht Chicago jultco In connection with diamond aid Jewelry ttiefl (rom the film ot Helk-r, Hose Company last April. i3 charged wilh having jninjwil bail following his ItuHcl- menl. The arrest, which was matlc1 as Ihe man walked out of n theatre, ended a searcia c-i nearly livo months. ROCERIE PHONE 1766 A FRESH SHIPMENT OF SWIFT'S PREMIUM PEA MEALED BACON .........60c Machine sliced Ihickncss desired Per SWIFT AND GORDON, IRONSIDE LARD Per 3 pound Per 5 pound Per 10 pound 85 Clovcrdale and BrooVflold Butter, per pound..... Corn, per lorgo tin Apex Jam, per 4 Ib. tin Quaker OnU, 80c 20c 80c 35c Sniffs and Brand Margar- ine, 2 pounds' for Pineal, Ontario Cheese, per jiound Old Dntcl) Cleanser, per FREE DELIVERY SUPINA SON SM THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH ly arc exempt from It. Tho association maintains that the order spells ruin to its trade, which was one of tho hardest hit during the war when most of tho stores wore compelled to close down and dismiss their staffs. Robt. Coulson, former Stottfvllle, ie dead. Working on Four Fifth Harnwell Well U Be- ing Started The gas wells ct the Canada era Natural Gas Co.. where oparittooar have beeu held back owing to in the arrival ot materials causes, have now all resumed drtltlBC v' operations and are in full swlni. Tto- Mouarch mine Is well down l.JM fiifc'TV Tho Xo. 2 mine at down to 2.COO feel; the No. 3 reached feet; and the No. 4 irM SCO feet. In addition to'thwa wtlli, Mork will be started on Xo. 6 well as soon as'ocic of Iho others is completed'.; In this well the derrick is already in place. K 85c 40c lOc ERR'S Daily STORE NEWS 45c Tun Fiah, Curtis brand, white meal only Acadla Codfish, 2 Ib. wood each Bird's Custard Powder, 2 Lentils, per 40c 55c 20c Pineapple Marmalade, price Peeled Peaches, Blue !Ub- CP bon brand. 2 pkg3. vOC Soaps. 2 tins JIarmalade, WoddelU de -I ftr Lus, 4 Ib. pall, each.. A.U3 45c SPECIAL AND CARRY Oranges, California Navels, 2 dozen for-------75c Uunbar's Ilaralaria Shrlrap, -wet or dry, per tin Biscuits, Teller's Digestive, half Ib. packages, 2 for Head lettuce, per head. Celery, per Ib. 22c 20c Cauliflower, large white 1 p heads, 40c.aml .'.___ IDC Quick Tapioca, 2 pkgs................ Tarragon Vinegar, per bottle 35c 30c GEO. KERR CO. 'FAMILY GROCERS PHONES 1453 and 1365 ANNOUNCEMENT'- Charles A.Beresf DIRECTOR COJ.ONIAL THEATRE ORCHESTRA ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTOR LETHBRIDGE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY Professor of Violin (THEORY AND PRACTICE] PUPILS PREPARED FOR.ALL EXAMINATIONS Jir. Bereaford has a few vacancies open for preliminary and idvaticed pupils tor his new term, starting February Isl. STUDIO ROOM-EMPRESS BLOCK TERMS, PROSPECTUS, ETC., UPON APPLICATION ORCHESTRAS SUPPLIED FOR OCCASIONS PHONES: 1806 360 1814 Federal Emergency Appropriation for Ex-members of the Forces Tills Fund is being administered by the Canadian Patriotic Faafl. Tho territory covered by Iho Lothbridge Branch has the following bound- aries. ind Llllle Bow River. Boundary. Island ond ForemosL and Hlood Reserve. Claims upon this Fund solely based upon UNAVAILABILITY OP EMPLOYMENT or ENFORCED INADEQUATE EMPLOYMENT during the months of December, January, February and Mnrch, Before applications arc 'elijiblo (or consideration Applicants 'must secure a Certificate from the Authorized representative of ths Depart- ment of Soldiers' Civil (bethbrhlRO This notice ig Inserted by the IxMhbridse Branch of Ihe Cam dian Patriotic Fund who will appreclalo Iho bringing: to their nollce, by any- one knowing 'iho circumstances, cases apparently clls'blo for financial alO. Wrilo or telephone. CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND (Lothbrldgo Branch) Room 205 Sherlock 701 We Are Prepared to Make Special Ice Cream Orders for St Valentine's Day. We can snpiily you with Quart Hrlcks of Ico Cream vflth Ifeart for your Valentine parly; Or with Daln'.y Individual Moulds, Heart Shaped, for Whist Drives or Card Parties, we can supply quart bricl-3 with Heart, Diamond, Club and Spado centres. Tliese bricks arc very attractive- sugfieat lhat you phone your order Ux> days before required. Crystal Dairy Limited ;