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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FWR THE LETUnnmt.iEVpA.lLy 1IKIULD TllimSDAY, FKBHUAHY 16, 1919 She "fceralb alberta DAILY AND WSEKLY and Publtthin THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED ttS South, Lethbrldgt' W. A. Buchinin Frtslnonl: and MaMgiUB Director Join Torrance -Easiness Manager TELEPHONES BlIiltlMS 'OffiM Office "52 Melnber Audit Bureau ,of Subscription Ralti: APPRECIATION OF OUR Caily, Delivered per week .15 DaU'jr.delivered, per year ......JJ.EQ Ditty, by per year mail, per year ......Ji-oO by mall per year to U.S..JJ.OO Dates of (siplry ot subscriptions ar> ttn duly on address ialiel Accept- ance ot papers alter expiration date authority, to: continue tha tub- scription. ba It I grovuns, THE MOVEMENT, FOR IRRIGATION 'The movement for 'irrigation cannot and throughout the 'Thft Taber meettns was a te- A hall with -five interested people sat ?or over three hours intent upon all that was eUd oil the These fanners eipressed themielves unanimously for irrigation. It wasn't a sudden out- burst, but. was, tio thought- ful judgment hard headed farmers. Meetings at Raymond and Magratn and Warner hare been jnst as pro- nounced snd more meetings at Pore- inost, Bow Wand aria Milk Hirer Trill fcacfc up the movement The Dominion Government -will he made that irrigation. Is de- j znaaded by ihe people who want to use t It is no dry year acititjon. It .Iras vassed_that ESsze; the farmers realize Us" benefits, even in wet years. Hay and pasture are 4i to mixed farmfns and only irrigation 'j will Bring them.' Then, of. course', ir- j ngatlon i accTop guarantee, anil J crop the farmer' be have to be a cnarpa yp_cm j the government for grain afifi relief eve-y three or foar jaars. Irri- i3 lood 'or the fanner' aseacle-', he said, should So siv- en to the Chinese linns; direct traiie be facilitated between the tvo countries; ba frequently and imlTtreolly n it'e rhio'ese newvjajers ar-J peri- odicals; labels and brands should be kept on tn a permanent manner; c-x- hibii rooms should be in Chinese trade ports; a merchant mar- ine should fce built up on the Pacific; banking- connections fhouU be made beuer io facilitate mercantile deal- Ings and American com- missions should pay frequent visits to China, not only to the trade ports, but aleo to tbe interior. These suggestions msile to Ameri- cans ought to be quickly adopted by Canada. Now fa tbe time to hina is as close to us as the United States. We hare goods that China l buy. We 'need organization, through the Trade and Commerce de- partment, to bring Chinese buyers and Canadian sellers so with Japan and other countries throughout the world. Big Meeting at Taker Dem.ands Immediate Action on Irrigation i been well attended, Iheso at ItayoioaJ snd Taber being the largest. Mr. Peters a specialty prepared miy to tllus- L Iralo his talk. He (toteted out tbat most eaibuslisilc and the arear covered by Uie larger Irriga- (From Our Ona TABEU, fill, irrigation convention held In Ihe Hei Theatre atternooii was oae of tlio Urgesl. It makes firmer swrncb. and the wed burden off the r torernment, ajcre than thai imgatbn -Hill make tie far-; to country, it will de- velop our' resources, it wlH produce hay and vegetables andjfruit that dry lano" cannot produce Irrigation will leid to .intettslve farming; tt-wiU-.cre- Ele new wealth it will on our railroads shine where iiow they may show Eome rust. Irrigation has Boriaany values" that'ariume'nte en behalf cannot -.'be exhausted. Now Is tie time'for the government to en- courage the Let Ottawa help the the waters for the irrigation and Southern 'Aiberta wonX Ottawa for aid In dry Hie people la be benefiued will the coat, arid the gflvernniont only kuarantes the boada. noi a.visiopf'it H Irrigation1 is l method [armWg wbere; il Si pracHs.ed ju yllbertaj and 'in" many states across tie line. bnsinesS of all tie ioulh cUin and tovns abo vitli tbe farmers to brtng grxrat once for irfiEitlon will do than anything else to develop the. south. DEVELOPING AN EXPpRT.rTB.ADE What doing (o develop trade? .a commission ia ETirope looking ,out for new baiineVs Is'a'very good idea. But whai are we doing to get some ot the trade .that .used .ICTOES tbe tticific, In Cblni ini'Japan! Are >-o'Jelling the' llpiiea get It At no jjepartment of the'Can ad fan'Government fhould be Ks alive and well manned tbe de- partment of Trade Commerce. It iJiOiild be Canada's buslnin gelter. It3. grasp, should take in ell the 1anae available' to Canadian trade. Canadian Industry cannot expand unlwa It tnarketfl We cannot get ws hare raen lo lai- porting to canvas tor boat i Before the wif OnMsy had a o( Tlftr ChtDi B'one Canidi get t 0' (hat I An ft doing anytblns (fi teilll SjMaMig to tbe Amerlcin Mtnutsc- Inrers' Export 'AssoclatJon 'in Neff .York.recently, .CJiao Hsiu Chu, Chln- Consal-OeTioral In San Invited Stales' merchants (oje fluce, the mercoanU, bora driven out of Cnma bad built up A trade of fifty rnll- ltOB4 CWna. Mr. Cnao k MTIM ot nHefUoei at ID to itii POLITICIANS AND THE SOLDIERS The Winnipeg Great War Veterans have given the politicians a warning. They won't stand for any political movements amongst .Ifcf soldiers and repudiate the political who are trying to organite the soldiers-into a political organization. The .Winnipeg Veterans eaw at one? that move- ment was intended to wreck tbe GAV, VJL and destroy its power. Politicians of this type aim to wreck this power- ful body by starling new soldiers' or- ganizations. It didn't succeed ia Win- nipeg. Once the soldiers" permitted themselves to become political tools, they -would lose public sympathy. By keeping out of politics, they can avoid dissension in their own ranks and keep public opinion solidly with them. It is denied In a. Vancouver des- pitch that the counter organization In Winnipeg had political intentions, tmt the Winnipeg evidence otters clear proof, that by politicians. The report in the Winni- peg Free .tho demonstration spinel the new organization brings fortieths following statements; Comrade JL 'Radelitte admitted that thV" Soldiers' .comnuUea had done jood--work, though, he always felt was an undercurrent of mystery' connected with. iL What tie retijraed.; soldiers tneeded was: uni- fied action Bunder- aSmltied command such ai tlTe battles the WAT, Comrade right out-'and that comrade (Smith, oi -the 2Sih; declared thai HoaV Robert a cheque': for the" man who iacceeded installing the league. He averted that-they "needed no such eigueviut coimnra; united effort'tor EBB common jood, A was established when President John Hayes, of the Vrmy and Jfary Veterans' association, Tree the platform. He-gave nwre light oa tab TTprkfng; and objects of .the proposed league. Col. Fonseca himself: a suggestion tiat Uie Army and N'airy ns- sociatJim soppbrt tie league, the chJef arxixinefft put forward fcy nfm was that this. league was "sure to break up "I nave Beep Boo Rogers behind some prombUoris in- lie front line declared Mr. Hayes, in warning the; a'feocfation have nothing to do with piriy polttlci peclaliy -with, men like (Rogers and Foateau" 'clear enough thai irere either behind the or to'use it to dettroj- Great War 'Veterans The G. W. V. A. ihouM be oa guard sgainat who rlU try to tu H for purposes, If u_ e -unwilling to sign the contract up by ahead with construction In the spring, and, Whereas water for this system 13 now, and has been for; a number of years running back into the-river lo waste, instead of being applied through this system to the farmers who haye been so anxiously looking lor H for Ihe last fire years, and, "Whereas It baa been proven by g eminent analysts ol the soil and by actual test of water through a small ditch that the lands In the Taber ir rlgallon district are a part of the very iest adapted lands for tbe purpose.o! .negation In the whole Dominion ol Canada, and yet while so favorable for-ifrrgalfon, are very severe droughts which have compelled the people to call on tbg Homltiioii government several times tor assist ance in the matter of seed grain, hay etc., and, Whereas Ihe people could well tak' tare of themselves along this llnrohe through the Ice and were be- yond the powers.of resuscitation -when removed from f ho water, James Patterson, who attempted to bottles of whiskey into Toronto, concealed (n bundles of laths, was fined the maximum fine by Mr. Den- i lemon grown from a re-il lemon tree In back yard. The Two Consort, Alberto, young men have a norel and effective way ot hunting prairlo wolves. They use a horse drawn "Jumper" on which there Is a large box, la which they hido and confine their dogs while scouting for the wary animals. When one is ed they approach as near as possible with their tanks, keeping themselves out of sight. At the proper moment tho dogs are let out from a side door, (1 In a few minutes have lupus nt their mercy. Tho coyotes have no A new record (or winter growing suspicions of ihc danger lurking he- Canada v _-. -_. hind the horse, and not being afrafd of the equine, can he brought In fair- ly close- range before the dogs loosed upon them. Peerer's _dedluctfoQ te that it we have iVo languages taught In pntanio, one of these languages will be Imperfectly known, lo Ibc rfetrf- nient ot the student. days In CanUlon, Uayroond, Hasratli, 'Iron Springs anil Tabor, apil WANTED FRESH EGGS AND BUTTER Will pay GOcfor Eggs, 50c Butter Fancy China, Crockery, Glassware SPECIAL ON DINNER SETS 3 Only, Sets 97 pieces. Regular Solicit Your Business You will find our prices right. Compare them with tie to-called adrertfsed caeh prices. We advise buying In small !oU. Prices are dropping. H. A. McKILLOP CO. NEXT HERALD OFFICE BEHIND TKE TIMES OKKIOVA, being brought buc'K from ralC'itine.arrlvedlifire yeslcnlay. the conventions lo he'held during the' Alt of them 6f rflcenl next few days in Toremoat, Ktzlkom, evcnb in Germany and did not Milk Hlver, New JJayton and Turin, of tho revolution or tho former kaiser's All the meclinga hvV4 this it? bad luU Hollntsi for.a breach of the OntaKjo ance' net. The liquor seized was tall- mated lo be worth The recently appoFnlert chief of po- lice of N'orlh IJaltioford. a returned soldier, has already resigned hfs po- sition. He was iIlEaallsfled with tbe manner in which the magistrate an irfformalion he had laid against a citizen. The rect'nt murder in Ouelph hss led Chief llandall to the city coun- cil lo endorse a petition asking the government to make it a criminal of- fence for foreigners to have firearms In their or to be sold any. Tlio amendment will be endorsed. Grants made, by Winnipeg Council of 1918, lo the Ronsplelers, as well as tho grant towards Ihe. holding of tiift Winter Fair, wero foiiad lo b3 unlawful bv Chief Justice ivlathors. Tho grant of lo the Dependents Fund ivns found ia have been correct and In keeping with llio city charter, O. U Watson, formerly teller lor Ihe Imperial Canadian Trust Co., at Saskatoon, who was found guilty on a charge' o! cinbezalemenl, -was Ron- fenced by Chief Justice Sir Frederick HaUllaln to IS montlis at hard labor Inj 1'rlnco Albert Jail, Watson's 19 year old wile, a strong petition signed by prominent cltltana, and a recommen- dation for mercy by the. jury were fac- tort Hi it saved tho tccuicd I rom Ihe! Hold a cake of Gold Soap." You will feel How big and heavy it is. You will immedi- ately notice that it is unusually long, that it is proportionately thick, that it is very wide, and that it feels solid and substantial. You will realize at once that it is bigger than any other cake of laundry soap at the same price. You will realize that it is better even before you use it, madi in fn< Frteltr GomW. ;