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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta MOB POUM THE. LETHBRIUGE" DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1920 alberta AND WEIKLY I PuklMwrt THt LtTHSRiDCC HERALD PRIMTINfi COMPANY, LIUITID Ml MrMt tenth, 'M. A. Pntlleit and Managing MINI BuilBOU TILEPHONU Awlri itirwu of ClrculitliM Rain: WMV .....I .11 Bfctty. year 1.59 bjr sull. per year S.M Wtouy, mill, year...... 1.U ky mill, per year to U.S. 1.09 to Mr _ of of inscription daily on addreci Accept- at after expiration (Uto authority to coinr.M the rafe- A WUND ARGUMENT POM IRRIGATION PROJECTS .SpMklng at Raymond in regard lo 'irrigation, Hon. A. J; McLean, re- that the Provincial Govern- menl liad already spent on freight charges on hay and that this {would likely reach three-quarters' of a million dollars before the season was over. other relief in the shape of flour, 'coal, etc. He continued "The Govern luent. realize that this sum is in a loss, it merely tides the coun- try. over. This money would, pay a whole, lot of interest on IB the connection between tho Minister's utterances and the.irrigation schemes projected in Southern Alberta, thcr-i is interesting to note Iliat the Liberal] executive it small body with, it is understood, a preference ior the'Coali- tion. H declared for the Coalition at the General Blecllon and urged on the Sir John McCallma, the ait- ting Liberal member, to throw in hU lot with Mr. Lioyd George to ac- cept what vaa kuowu In the Old Courr try at that time as the "coupon." Sir John McCallum declined the request of hia council, and Insisted on stand- in! as a Liberal under the ban- ner of Mr. Anuith. He kept bis leal, I It related, after a terrific conteil, hut be did not succeed in eonverllng hit old to hit point of view. The recent death of Sir John Mc- Callum found the Paisley Liberal As- eodation without m chairman and KCfelary. hid resigned three maitha before. The situation would have been difficult la any case, but It wag made almost chaotic by the abtence pi the office-bearers lo whom a local party uioclaUon is accuslonwl to look tor lead. Hence tho divergent reports which camo from Paisley, with the mention of names of possible Liberal candidates, all apparently prepared to take the Coali- tion who could at that early stage have had nothing but a purely speculative inlerest In the election. To the end, the Liberal council was believed to incline towards the Coull Hon. But the Introduction of .Mr Asquith's nsme as a possible ,candl date was bound to make a difference- IDE WILL JAKE Close Relations Between Town and Soldier and A Horst Dtal It sad an immediate reaction on the Coalition organizers in London, wh Coalition had defined their attltud This sum did not include Mr. AsQuHh at the General Elec tton by hot endorsing him in Eas Fife, Colonel Sprot won the seat, bu he slood as an Independent Unlonls and got no backing from Meanwhile, Mr. Asqulth hud let be known' that. It Ihe Paisley Liberal should send him an Invitation whIt- he could construe at a reaionabl i, even it not to contcs Is 'underlying what be said the es- stiuuo uf k true economic policy su far. as the province as a whole is concerned, Ttie regard to the relief in the way of [feed and other things are the outcome of crop failures in parts of Southern Alberta. These will hare f> be borne by thj province as ft whole. (Anything therefore which will provide against the recurrence of conditions which will necessitate pro- vincial expenses of the nature refer- red to, such as the irrigation projects, my si necessarily claim consideration .as being on the Inea ot true economy, s not only aa it applies to certain parts but to the whole of the province. The words of Hon. A. J. McLean come at an opperiune lime when the Lelhbridge Northern Irrigation pro- ject will come up, in the way of the bonding of the samo, for consideration by the whole the province In the representatives in the Legislature in in the session, that opens next week. It will serve to show that if irrigation in the southern part of the province may bo considered not to be of direct benefit to tae northern part, yet its establishment in the south is hound to affect the north indirectly in tho savbs which will bo effected in the removal of those conditions which have placed a financial outlay on the province as u whole. Furthermore, a lodturj of tlin Irrigation project which cannot but appeal to the province as A whole is that .the security behind the sale of the bonds for irrigation purposes is J one which will be considerably raised in value by what irrigation will secure. Plainly.toJ'J, there ia a commercial well as a beneficent aspect to the schemes. the seat, he would take all risks an !t Is iinflnrstnnd that Mr. A: quith and his Parliamentary snppor ers havo scrupulously refrained froi taking any step which might ingges even remotely, a (o dictate t Ihe Paisley Liberals who their cand date should be. Ml constituencies j R. notoriously resent any sort of outside interference with their freedom of choice, and Scottish Ubwali are especially Jealous of their independ- ence. When, therefore, Mr. Asqnlth's was brought forward, it was In response to the feeling, which prevails in England as much as in Scotland, that, ike JJberal Leader ought to re-- sume seat In the Houae of Com- mons with the least possible delay. Paisley is a Free and Mr. Axiulth is the leader of the Free Liberals. It has been a Liberal strorjg- holdssicce the time of the Reform Bill 1832. At the General Election the Labor candidate. Mr. Blgsar, polled to .within a hundred or two votes of Sir John McCallum. (From Our Own ORION, Feb. Monday the nd of Feb. the annual business meet- ng of the Orion board of trade eld. The officials elected the eetlng were: President, J. C. lynn; Vice-president. H. Peck; Sec- elary, C. Dlllenbeck, and Treasurer, J. W. Ueattie. It decided to ac- ept farmers and others not living in own by paying a reduced membership ee, and quite a number of them have enrolled already as members. 'he- officials of the boqrd of trade are imbitious and hopu to make it the -troagest board lu ths district. The debate in the Orion Union :hurch on Feb. 4th, was tho means of >rlnglng out a crowd that filled the building. The subject "Pulpit vs. press, which wellds the greatest lower for' goodV The chair was oc- cupied by Ihe Rev. Borsen. The Rev. H. C. Woods, Mr. W. J. Peck, and Mr. Wm. Jackson put In the claims for :be power of the pulpit as follows The- power of toe spoken word'La men like D. L. Moody, Gipsy Smith. C. H. Spurgeon and Billy Sunday. Nothing has been so powerful as the pulpit for the last 1900 years. The press can only give what Is given to it. The power of the press was not always for good. The pulpit fostered the mis- sionary spirit In men like David Livingstone, and had influenced men who are In the front rant as states- men today. The preacher Is always looked upon as teacher. The preaa wes advocated by Mr. M. J. Rogers, Mr. P. McAskile and Mr. J. H. Oliver, Their contentions were that preach- ers made use of the press In the printing of sermons and those itnable to get to church could read the ser- mons. The press was the medium of free discussion. A great help to the man of business in printing the news of the markets also a great help in delecting crime. The leaders of each side were allowed at the end of the debate to refute the evidence o! their opponents and then to accept the de- The Judges, Mr. and Mr. left at hpmo son John in Toronto. Ontario to moum his loss. Mrs. SiinEoa Lo Loiuiifidda day; Airs. Ed. Thompson of -N'eraiKam vUtted Jdre. Keal for a few days. Taylor entertained a few friends' o't Mooiaj afternoon. Mr. Unton and ..Miss llorauool visit- ed at the borne of Mr. and Mr6. James Tbonoxm at Nemlscam Sun- day afternoon. Mr. SerEeMit of Kizikom was In town lor few days last week. Sir. Wheatley and family are con- fined at home vrlih illnessv .Mrs. Terris received word lhal her iusbaad 12 Ssfiuenza la Mr. Ralph Haneeu is ill with influ- in LelhbrMsc. Miss Soil relumed home from the coast yesterday. Mr. .V. E. has been 111 for a Mr. J. D. Madill is busy In town these days attending to the distri- bution of itock feed for the Forty- Mile municipality. Mrs. Bcatty has been slightly indis- posed for a few days. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Inman on Good Supply of Moisture Block Changes IN ASS1NG FOB 1MB UAH A J50.MO addition tu Yale hotel, Calgary, will be jnade. Chas. B. Cravelle of Owen Sound, was electrocuted at the Chaudlere VMlla paww 'plant.. Thursday, Feb. 5th, a daughter. Live Topic of Discussion Won't Be Forgotten Even in a Wet Year (frfr> Otir Own CfHTsSPSSiisl1 MACLKOD, Feb. 12. Saturday morning a heavy snow storm began lasting all day. The snow was soft anil much ot H melU4 as it tell, and at S p.m. eight inches of heavy snow lay on the (roud adding much mora moisture to tbs already wet ground. Saturday afternoon at tho corner ol 3rd and 23rd streei. t coUtolon took place between OMTTOM car and a MoLaughlin, wheu tav Cknvolct waa badly wrecked to tie extent of a couple of wheeh and uUrvaUe-lhe had the fender put out ot fhapa which with a hw.other small l.twns- will reqiilra re- pairs. Another aale of farm land waa com- pleted the past few days when i halt section ot land la the Irrigation belt changed hands at M5.00 per'acre. The buyer to purchase an- other block of land in same dis- trict. Ho has several neighbors who are coming to Southern Alberta for farming. Guy Spiker took his bride, Emily Knowles, the English mother brother. Miss girl- o! ths child of Epiker'? FRANK REPORTS MUCH SICKNESS Canada's official war memorial will lake the form ot a museum, -presum ably at Otfawa. to house the Canadian war trophies. Mrs. Helen Bird, 32 years old. of St. Anne da Belville, took a of carbolic in mistake for medicine, and died four minutes after. R.' Chryiiai 'Irving; Dominion sec- retary of !he Army and Xavy Veter- ans' Association, announces that a. branch o( the association ha's been opened'at Windsor, Ont. Manitoba's" share in' the which Is asked for n monument to Sir Wilfrid Laurier will be collected by Alex.' McLedd, Winnipeg, convenor; and David Phelp, Winnipeg! The contract awarded by Chas. proprietor of tho Valo hotel, Calgary for a J50.000 addition to the hotel. -The contractors' are Pet- tlier and Rogers, and work will start shortly.. Industry prior to March 31 of thia year u required by the Sward. Better and cheaper for with -a distribution system lhat will eliminate the middlemen, Is Ihe goal of the Kockwood Milk Producer! association, which was formed Satur- day at Stoaewall. >'ith A. Christie, chalrnian; M. J. Stanbrldje, secre- tary; and Kobert Oughlon, treasurer. Seven hundred .dollars and cosla as the fine placed on John Hiltanen, at Port Arthur by itagtalrsta Doblo Thursday for having liquor illegally. The magistrate belisved Hillanen was merely taking the blame to save Joho Moline, arrested several times prev- iously on siuiimf' charges, but has always found -someone else to take the blame: On his way to St Bonlfacs hospital for treatment, jean Dorais, ssslslant prilest b[ Merleval. Sask., was found dead in his berth on arrival ot train No.'l Canadian Pacific Railway at Winnipeg Thursday morn- lug Father e elwted, in the belief that the coun- try ai a whole will gain by Ihe effec- leadership of Ihe Opposition Htlch, It IB held, he will furnish. In fills Is evidenced that spirit of true iport which goes with this British people. It Is also a very practical And common sense view of the The result of the elections to deter- mine the future stalus of the pro- vince of Schleawig shows that Ger- man rule Is by no means beloved by those who have experienced It. Preparation made by the Seilth authorities to meet the contingency of a 'flu epidemic Is a policy of wUs preparedness. It is not a policy which should create any alarm. John Barton Payne, now Chairman of the United Slates Shipping Board has been selecEed'by President Wilson to be Secretary of the Interior. The seaman, so to speak, has been con- verted Into a landlubber. Saturday is St. Valentine'! Day. This being Leap Year It will be the part of the girls to do all the sending of valentines, H will be- a good way !or the bashful ones (o use their Leap Year uiecied ior Palkley, it Is considered his election will a great bearing on political values in Great Ilritaln, In lhat his treaence in Ihe House would inevit- ably challenge premier Lloyd Oeorge'3 hold on the Liberals In (fee Coalition GovernmBnt, With results tliat may provo from a political view. .1. rejart fo the Paisley election i very mliii which has helped us to- conserve fodder. On Saturday, 1th, we Itau a storm of snow which was very m soon as it fell. Our postmaster, Mr. Thos. Cham- bers has Just received a supply of books -which he inlends to usa a circulating library, and his first sup- ply containing prints of Ihe host au- thors will be a boon to bookiovcrs In this community. A few days ago one of our. return ed men bought a team of young horses unbroken. He bad-not had the leam in hia possession. 21 hours when he found Ibo best ono o! the team dead Both buyer and seller were greatly surprised, but while different parlies hnvo been talking as to who woulu have to bear the loss in this case, the two persons have settled Ihe matte themselves to their own satisfaction the seller did not forget that tb buyer o( the horses had flghtin for all of us while he hud been her raising colts. Mrs. 0. Hanson had lo go awa from home fpr medical attention.. as far as a sufficiency of moisture is concerned 1< we bad irrigation? We may be hard to. convince, but even that is insufficient. TVe need the method scientifically understood lhat will moisten our land in the years that are without thus making provision for the needs of the country by the production ot the dire neces- sities. How will this be done? By the common consent of the voters on irri- gable land at the poll on the day set part by the proper persons [or such purpose. Boys, let's all be there and The T. C. 0. C. met at the home ol ss P. Sherwood on Tuesday even- ng at 8 o'clock.. There were more han twelve young ladies present, and hey are hopeful of having some de- inlte program for the coming days. Watch this club grow. Tne soft weather we had is far easier on the coal pile, but how about the understanding. Messrs. H. Murray and G. Molr have taken a trip to Banff to attend the bonsplel. Mr. H. Hanson was a visitor !n Captain Claude R. Collins, of ;phil- adelphia, has sent to the New York newspapers a formal offer to permit himself to be stot In a rocket from the earth to Mars. Lady llonham Carter, daughter of Mr. Ajquilh, who took part In lier father's election campaign, has said !bat she has never had a more onjoy- ible fortnight because she has nover before talked BO much. There spoke tho true woman. and Rev. Thos. of who will finish the campaign. These services are commended to the Barons people in the'town and outside, and the people are urged to come and bring others, Mr. J. A. Gow is a visitor In the capital on behalf of the municipal convention this week.. Mr. C. Hacker was a visitor In Noblcford on Tuesday of this week ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, THE 13th and 14th inst., an expert from the Scholl Manufacturing Co.. wili' our store to give expert advice on'Foot Troubles, and the mechanical relief .of" all. these .troubles. v Make arrangements now to have those -trouble- some feet corrected before the hot weather com- mences. If you are now- wearing supports and not getting entire satisfaction, bring them in and get them re- adjusted. ASK TO BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AGES W. J. Nelson SHERLOCK BUICDlNO Co. As many as possible of tho leading citizens ol Lelhbrldge should make It their business to attend the meeting In Rdmonton In regard to coloniza- tion. It Is ono which merits the deep- est Interest from a Lethbrtdge stand- point. At Vanguard, Saskatchewan, whero several buslnosg houses were destroy- ed by fire on Wednesday, Ihe flrn criKliio fallod lo work, and a bucket brigade had to be roqnlnllinriC''! to subdue Ihe flames, Vanguard not appear to bo in the van in rc-g lo a flrr eiMipm'Mil. Mr. William Roberts Succumbs To Influenza Complications News (Frorrt Our Own bridge on .Tuesday of this week. Miss daughter of Mr. T. Welsh was taken to the Lethbridge hospital on Tuesday .where will be operated on (or appendicitis. "We hope for her speedy recovery. Mrs. Iverson was a visitor bridge on Monday. Hev. 3. 'Pike; wasVa visitor in Noble- ford on Tuesday V''. The Ladies'; Aid of Barons church was held at tho homo of'Mrs. ft. W. Hanson on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. There were 19 ladles pre- sent. Tiic afternoon waa taken up with mending socks for the needy, and was enjoyed by all. -Morrison brothers of Moblcford were visitors In Barons on Sunday evening, Mr. Molr Is spending a short limo visiting with his daughters in Ciaresholm. Miss Mabel Moir !mj the misfortune to break one nf Ihe small bones In her In Clares-holm on Wednesday 'of last week. With Ihe young ladies Miss Molr was playfnf hockey and collided with a girl friend who (oil tip- UILD OP BRICK FOnEMOpY, Ten. li. Foremost lost one of Us carllesl and high- ly respected cilizens In the death of Mr.- William Roberts on Saturday, Fob. 7. He returned from Winnipeg two weeks ago where ho hat] attend. eri a convention of salesmen of Xeal Dros. He had (p. go lo tied shortly nfter with influenza, itr. Hoborls formerly operated a coal mhie near Foremost an'ci In recent years has been representing Meal Bros., wholesale grocers In this district.' Uls widow. Molr -which caiis- In Lethbridge the BRICK AND HOLLOW TILE CONSTRUCTION COSTS LESS LUMBER Expense, Fuel, Insurance, Depreciation on the arm erl acoldcfij. bone was set. and with a resl of somo days she will soon bo able (o allenrt to her bank duties once mor< The preacher of Iho Barons church announced last Sunday lhal a special evBiigellstic campaign .would be held in Ihe church' begin'iilng on Fell, 15lh.. The chief speakers from outside I'Oliiln Kcv. B. 3, Hedging, D.A., LelM.rfafro', ;wlio will begin Ihn cnmjralsn. Rev. II. Telfer, who will conic tho latlcr part of the first YOU CAN SECURE A LARGER LOAN on a BRICK and HOLLOWT1LEBUILDING Let us quote you prices for shipment from stock or direct from-kilns. We have a large stock and can make immediate shipment from of mixed carloads of Brick, Hollow Tile, Cement .Plaster, Lime, Metaj Lath, Beaver Board, Prepared Roofings, J. B. TURNEY CO Phone 7 Supplies and Equipment LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. 1245 Second Ave, S, Kmcrfon lUughter Mcrl ir{ nti'l az.ilii Iho second week. ;