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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. 1WO rre PAGsBlftii PrcsMeat Tdk How Executive To Be Under the heading "an obituary" Vulcan advocate gives President SlcPkerson'a views on tho dissolution o( the U. P. A. political organisation. In the follow article which will be of Retlarlng was still an In- loyal member of the U F A .ictaated b> BO whatever to ex uibil a anlmosit) toward 1-rt ilden) Wood, whose perEOual Intes lltj he question, 0 L. Me- 1'liersop, Jn an interview Thursda> too resolution bf the' Calgary convention raiklng. the exiiteace of (he political Wo Jo not verbatim, but present his slate- ineBia In our own setting form tho KHte of the'' Interview As everyone k'nows. the pollticcl sssucladoq formed at the express of th? UFA IidJalrlal orgaol 2 at ion to'place the in the ooll tlcal field with a platform and polic) essentials peculiir to tM> afrftmltnral depend fiicq upon and adherence to no other linlUIcal .uirgajnliatlpn' with' .perhaps tho possible exceu'Ion of labor 1o Ihb was organlied a no'ui c-4 which body O I, Me W Johnson, both local mna One of. the' ifutlas of this political to the puh- the of the organl ZE-l'on afc defined the locals In con ic jit I on. ''In the faraoas Tochrane Mec ticm political eiecutlve cajlea contest the riding luu) It with a determine tlor prijduced results Pre-i dtpL Wood entered field making In he advoca'ed group rojli It was through this tlint Ihejroubieibegan, as the executive hildr group represenla lion was not at that .Ime UFA Jo" ReproducUpa of m autograph photo of Qen Sir UB Hamilioa who his Mt In a special that the Oenow commander in Galllpoli. Gen. Ton Sanders, should not be dealt with by the allies as a war offender. MIDI ICANADAWSO SEESGRrJFlIM Auoai HeetiBg aad Plaiuj Laid U Sckemeg TkatDWrict g Procnun Lut R. C. Ud IB BuiM- Ships trino time of the CocHrane interests of the L'.F.A, they decided to resign. So'0. L'McPhereon Is well rid of his job and (lad of It. He Is to be complimented upen having the cour- 'p of his conviction In that he would not preach a theorj he does not be- lleie A lot of men would bur led their beliefs and knuckled under :he domination of another man for the cake of hold Ing the Job. But not Sdmti day we raay hafe the privilege of voting for Premier Mc- Phurion. Meantime let us watch closely how Wood handles the polit- ical future of the A. WILL BE NO REPEAL election intll re-ent convention there wis continual friction between tH" two ekectiUvfis O L McPherron conscleijtloinly Interpreting the policy of the U F as It hvl bfen'mapped out In convention, while Wood to accept any In ttrrrcWtTon'other ,than his own The political Corking under thl? liRudicap, .were unite at any t.iue during the .list two or three is no chance of the request of. Farmers of Alberta for the repeal of tha plemeulary revenue tax being' granted, accordlugjtxi -PreinSer Stewart.' Disap- proval of the exp-essed at the UFA', and the delega tion thai waited upon the government recently asked that ..it be repealed at the approaching session of the legisla lure To ment t'cotiM _.L no means whfchJther' cbuld -lUoiHpllsh such'' an end honorably, while on the other hind Wood was line-mined to either get rid of them or'so" mortify situation that he Indirect their activi- ties and save himself the irritation of prejations accept their political inter And so matters sfood at the opening of thd contention In'Calgar} The is suj'was brofighuto a head on Wednes diy, when a. resolution was Inlrcduc rd abolition of the poll Heal executive ThU met wllh Instant an.I almost., unanimous opposition riia farmers dlil not want the political destrojed This feeling was 10' evidently '.Intense, le iglh> -nd healed discussion, a sub- In.effect lorlli'that'the'cohtral eiecutlve, re- togn'7lng no other authority than tne coiivc'iillon. IK' alVvfork of whatever rli.irncfer.iwould Continue to .fulfil 1U iLllei as Inrtib pist It i l-i! supposed )tbat> this resolution li'. 1 been prepared by cn'tral ejecqtiys and seeing a rhance u it subctitute for the aulcsl rresolutlonr' knowing it wou'd KiomplUh same result It ga hoi time, "in placing It before ho il was asked If this c abpllsh the political js-iOclallon'thoy verj truthfully an iv ered In negative and loi; passed Mi" McPherdoa said tliat as a mat 'er o( fact. It was doubtful whether or 'wished to the political executive wish IcLdlrect (heir uctivitles doctrine thev should auii, uui. his fellow work- Irs fejt To this request ithe govern ill turn a, stone-deaf ear, judging from wbal the premier now says about it t-It is proposed to ranke. any in the supplementary revenue this year The lax rate will .tot he .increased, but it not be Viiped out, as the1 f'armcrs would like, nor even reduced Mr Stewart points out that the need of the revenue'conttnues quite as urgent the liheliocod. U, that Uie tax will remain lii force for several yean and may indeed be made perum nent The imprcttion that thM revenue Is being raised for; patriotic parposes, tho need of which has ceas ed to be, is quite in error, the premier state 8 The tax was pnt on for gen eral purposes of which a payment in to Ihe patriotic fund during the first year of its operation hut one temrand the proceeds, which go into the general revenue of tho province, to'.varlous .depart- ments of tie public treasury account TO MOVE AND SECOND ADDRESS (Special MASLMAS1N, Fed annul! meeting of the Msslnnuuis Irrigation Development Awociatlon was held in tie 2-13 Kflool houw with 3tr. W. C. Schlelds in the chair Mr J Powe.1 of lUvmad WM tie ,and he gave JntereaUac addreu aad tntereit of the people to a grett'exteat so jihat all felt that the government should extend all aiJ possible to, -thu. .dis trict which has suffered so much from drought'and give'the people'a chance to earn their living and inake their farms an- asset.- rather than contlnu1 ously ask aid from the Government! A committee was appointed to push matters as foflo'ws Mr' W C Schlelds, Mr. Drockhouse, Mr. Mat Thlelanf Mr. ZoVu and.: William T. Merriman, with' to im- mediately arfaige with Sir. Peters that a corps of engineers .should he put on this district as soon as the spring opeiis the sufveys cbuld be made and completed thin summer. This would enable, us to all'data by fall so we could''organize and pro- ceed with the work in 1921. This dl: trlct has heard a great deal that the water rights between United States and Canada had to be eettled before anything could be 'done but If one will read the treaty between United States and Great, Britain ou page 102. you will 'find it distinctly stated that each country shall be entitled to one- half of the waters of the Marys and Mill; Rirera so ir this Is the case what is the'need of the commission and this district'kept waiting fot: }h'e needed relief in the way of IrTigaUon? If you will take the reppr' of E F director of: the Heciamatlon Service for 1917 just published by; the Department' of the at Ot- tawa, you find there is plenty 'of water-for the'project. The surveys ending September. 10th, 1917 show the amount of water going to waste for twelve months that'would cover aa acre of land with' twelve inches of water Is.as follows: Waterton river teat made at'Stand- off ig; sufficient water going to tq cover acre tut DVKE AND DUCHESS AT THE C. N. L B. lu to ob- ent o' built U Caa els which s without rtf jV total tonOM" OtHHf for French later ijapwjal board, or Uree f of Norway They vVn, tuif VfOl, wooden salllne ships, steel steam Of Wooden ullini vesiels, only two were constructed, both built ID N'ova Scotia ud of 747 net tons. Of wooden steamships sixty were built .with a tot t! net tonnage' of 68- 6J3 flritlsh tclurabla built the lar came next with ten; New Brunswick with flit, and Nora gratia, two Of -steel stemmeifs. there were IS con- structed .with total tonnage of 30.071 OntJirio turned out eight; Mouireai built ivevien British Columbia three Respective and Hie Excellency the Duke of Devonshire and Her Grace the Uutlie.'ii the Canadian-National tettaCa tar the Blind when In Toronto. In tho first row are Miss" S RliiuiorB, 'Clarlta.-' Diiki aid Dvchen at Devooshire, Cavendich Mies Clarke, aad in the second Col Fraser M Wood PrmUent OOt Swift, MA, Librarian F Lambert, OenertI'Sucretary, C_VIB CapL Wallace, A.DC, S er 'ormnjale Jhe doctrine (icach, ont a< 1 that" the, would le.and antithetical to best feet The -Belly river' at Standoff will cover acre feet. The StrMarys river, near theitonrid- cover acre [eel but of thla we art entitled to only'one hall according to the treaty The MIllc River'near the cover acre also, we are entitled to only one-half: :N'ow 'add all these together taking one-half of St.- Marys and Milk River and'we have feet: of water going rto' waste', 'Allowing' fifty per cent for evaporation and seepage if these waters'are harnessed and but on the land we-have enough water to irrigate acres of land with water a foot deep so with the etoi'age reservoirs planned'we dont'need to fear lack, of water and the thing now to do is to puau the project to com- pletion. EDMONTON, Feb. ad- dreat In reply to speech from the throne will be proceeded with In the'legislature on Wednesday. Major Eaton, of Hand Hint, will 'move'the address, arid Joseph of Vegrtvllle, lec- ond it. GEORGE DISCUSSES HOUSING PROBLEMS LONDON, Peb 14 a conference held'ln Downing Street yesterday the premier and chancellor of the ex chequer and a deputation of mayors from the principal boroughs, discussed the housing problem! It was decided (hat there should simultaneous issue of housing bonds at an agreed nli at Interest hy the various orttles throughout the kingdom JOT the erection'of houses. BRITISH FUNDS MONTREAL, Feb Closing t317 50 i cable transfers quote sterling Is a good see I i About disposing of your PELTS and FURS A strong market prevails at present Get our any quantity. .A. CO. DEALERS IN HIDES, PELTS AND FURS 442 AODRISSi 320 STREET P.O. BOX 5 _ Sit Edmond Osier, Hon. Wm. Pngsley (and Others Sued OH Land Deal TORONTO, Feb Divid Russell of Montreal, a. former promoter, claims frdtn Sir Oaler, Hon William Piigsley, lieutenant gov ernor of New Brunswick, the trustees of the late H C Hammond of this city In. a case that came up at Ofgoodc yesterday when a motion was made on of tho to havftfthe action dismissed The mot Ion wax Adjourned Indefinitely to per 'mit'the defendants to eramlne the plaintiff The Mellon an'alleged transaction some years by irhlch the plaintiff allege: that bCDghf'some 500000 acres of western tend, for wMch tie says ho paid the defendants He' al Ifgpn that defendant atterar'ted to pat hlrti out of the way and brought fnto service for thin purpose thugs, an'd gunmen f rbm York Cits K. J. Gray, counsel for the plaintiff, said (bat It had been the policy of the defense to minimize. the plallHIffa claim. C. C.' Robln'aon, one of' the counsel for .the. replied that the plaintiff's were just: plain lies CURLER DIES 4b. n. nice, .of ToYonto, who na5rbccn taking .part in the bonsplel summoned home Saturday, night hy a wlra 'an- nodnclng the.'death of his Drolhcrv O. V. Rice, former manager of tho Im- perial Dank, Toronto. The lale 0. P. Rice was n ctirter of note, hav- ing vlslled tho western honsplclii as a member of tho famous Fltuetlc rink of Llnd'ay, On! VICTORIA VICTORIA, n. C., Feb. was 8.8 cents n pound In Dcccmlicr In Victoria, as ngafnst eetits per pounil The Lure of Licorice Flavor i i The licorice root you enjoyed as a i famous fringed package, of Adams Black Jack Gum which you knew years i i Adams Black Jack Gum in the blue package of are part of the same -sweet story, all have the lure of licorice flaVo.r. You'll get more than the flavor out of Adams Black Jack Gum. It is good- for the it of huskiness. It refreshes the nerves and relieves thirst. Whitens the teeth. Aids digestion. Sold the blue package, 5c. i Adams product, particularly prepared ADAMS Chewing Gum Co., Limited, Toronto, Winnipeg, ;