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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL ITO LOCAL NIWI WRRtl TOO EXPECT IT I THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUimSDAY. KEBKUAKY 17, UKif SECOND SECTION PACE OF UTS LOCAL LKTHHHIDUK, ALBKRTA. Friday s Farm Conference Will Decide Best Methods for Attacking Menace Of Weeds; Many Fanners Coming Agricultural Experts Will Dig- CUSS With Farmers and Merchants Interested ness Men How to Proceed lo. ice ne'-t Solve Gl'ilVC Problems. j interest in the work uuing done by ________ I the conferences that havo already 1 taken place in Manitoba and Saskatch- Wheti the "Weed .Special" rolls into' and at Ihe Weed Train gather- Alberta.territory next week and starts ings; they recognize that their un- its two weeks' torn- of Southern Al- mediate business during the present bi'rta In an effort lo bring home to season must bo guided by what the the farmers the realily of the weed fanners are planning to anil there menace- and spread ailvice as to haw is a general feeling that the laying the menace may best bo eombattcd. down ot proper principles for fanning Ino gentlemen iu charge aro going to operations is the only sure foundation find that tho farmers are all ready to for permanent and steady business, receive them, for from every district The Herald reporter on his rounds delegates are coming on Friday of this loday heard many of tho hardware week to the Better Farming confer- and lumber men say they would at- ence in Lothbriilge, when preliminary tend at the opening of the conference surveys will b-j made of tho whole in the Knights of PythiaB hall at subject, and the best methods of ap- tomorrow forenoon; and all the proar-hing the question during 111? bank managers, who have already de train's tour will be decided upon. At voted a good deal of attention recent- conference besides representative ly 10 these questions in connection farmers, bankers, business men and with their farming accounts, will be others will bo H. A. Craig, deputy present. minister of-agriculture. Prof. Wyatt.: Advices from the Herald correspon- a recognized expert of soils, ['rot. Cut-. dents at points along the Crow's Nest ler and Supt. Kail-field. j line from Bow island to Pincher Creek, Big Audiences, Man. and Sask. 'as well as on the Aldersyde. Macleod. The Weed, Special comes into AI-' Courts. Foremost and Cardston lines Vrta on Monday after a MICCI-SSI'II! t indicate that there will be a good at- run through Manitoba and SasVatch- i tendance of farmers, owan; during the past four weeks the The Board of Trade has made spec- talks and discussions on the train ial arrangements with the Commer- have been attended every day by cial Cafe to provide the customary ex atnliences o[ farmers and business j cellent luncheon for more than double men. Weeds and soil drifting havo j the usual attendance on Friday at been the main topics touched upon, as j 12.30. well as the best on summer-1 The business of the Conference will fallowing and steady production one be .continued again during the atter- }-ear with another. i noon session in the hall at 2 o'clock. Largely from the samp, causes I-------------------------------------------- have increased the evils of'weeds and' soil drifting in Allierta. there have resulted serious losses in the two j provinces to the east. Everybody'' knows now that the country over- strained itself in the efforts for a suil-1 den expansion din-in? the war period- i Following are the places and dates and there is a real'-atiou that from of llle "Weci1 Irvine, in a.m., Monday, Feb. 2t. Medicine Hat, '2 p.m. Uetlaw, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 22. Loniond, 2.30 p.m. Whitlaw, 10 a.m., Wed., Feb. 23. Bow Island, 2.30 p.m. Orassy Lake, 10 a.m., Thurs., Feb. 24. Tuber, 2.30 p.m., also evening. 10 a.m., Fri., Feb. 23. Raymond, 2.SO p.m. -Alagrath, 10 a.m., Sat., Feb. 20. Cardaton, 2.30 p.m. Warner, 10 a.m., 23. Milk River, 2.30 p.m. Wrentham, a.m., Tuesday, Mar. 1. Foremost, 2.30 p.m. Etzikom, 10 a.m., Wed., March 2. Manyberries, 2.30 p.m. Macleod, 10 a.m., Thursday, Mar. 3. Plueher, 2.30 p.m. Barons. 10 a.m., Friday, -March -I. Champion. 2.ISO p.m. Stavely, 10 a.m., Saturday, March. 3. Granurn, 2.30 p.m. SECOND SECTION VISIT RAYMOND TONIGHT Mr. Skouson, who Is a via- itor in the city from Raymond by motor, states that tho roads til Raymond aro in good shape, so that anyone wishing to at- tend the game between Medi- cine Hat and Raymond, being held there tonight, will have no dllliculty in going by car. WITNESSF1TS PAGE SEVEN i) K. i butt Business Collcgo, was called as j j an expert In typewriting, and in glv- j ing his evidenco stated that the car lion copy waa the paino as tho orig- inal receipt so far as it went. The words, "If loan cannot lio obtained the mortgages will be returned to the mortgagors" could bo inserted in the-! receipt, as there was room for it be- j tween the last lino and the. signature! of Gutarln. These words do not appear j ou the carbon copy, nor do tho words.: "Alilk River Aug. 23" while tho words i j "Sweet Grass" and tho date August I n.._i.i., r 11 r, 23th aro alleged by tho defence to DunbJdJier Jails in Dead have been torn off the original receipt. Faint .Under Cross- His Lordship called the attention ot! Fvumi f [witness to the appearance of a coin- ,na on the m.jginal receipt after the words "per and to tho fact that this comma does not appear on the carbon copy. At this stage the wit-; CPlWill Spend ROTAKTOHAVE On This Division in'21 Some stir WHS created iu the Sup rune Court, on Thursday morning, when the witness. It. E. Duublazier. the lawyer from Sweet Grass, collap- in the box while under cross-ex ness's evidence closed on .the request i of Mr. Harris that his cros-s-examina-1 tion be deferred to another time. In ner cross-ex- ton e eerre to anoter time. In by Mr. Harris, and had to the meantime other expert evidence _ I by Mr. Harris, and had to the meantime other expert Sir .las Louirheed Telk 11) 4 out i" a dead faint, [will be called by counsel. I Dr- Campbell summoned and the Witness Collapsei lat Matter is Still Under Consideration Sir James A. Lousheed dues not know when to expect a, verdict on the Milk Hiver water .distribution case. f So he informed (lie- Irrigation velopment association in Lethbridge. His letter reads as follows Ottawa, February 10th, 1921. Dear Sir llatient. after In had fairly recovered, taken to the Gall Hospital. I J Schwartz-Guerin reached has the Mr. Dunblazier, who was under ei-i aminatioll on Wednesday afternoon! ----i and on Thursday morning.'stated that j Interesting stage !n the he was present at the hank at Sweet examination and cross-examination of Grass on the day on which the mort- tlie witnesses Dumblazier and Harry i gages were signed. He saw there .Tos-! Boyce, the latter a clerk In the bank' eph Schwartz and a lady who he nn- j at Sweet Grass, in regard to the fixing derstood was Mrs. Schwartz who at! of the date August 2.5th. 1919. which'the time he arrived was in the act of i j the defence says is the day on which signing the documents, and W. I the mortgages were signed at the Far-1 Schwartz. He knew Joseph Schwartz i mers and Merchants Bank, Sweet [but not the other two He fixed the! :w Station at Cardston Be Chief General Repairs Approximately three hundred thousand dollars will be spent by the C.P.R. on their property in the Lethbridje division this year and out of this sum Card- ston will get a new station. No provision has been made for ex- tension of tracks but coniiderable work will be done in improving the present tracks and in No details have been announc- ed concerning the new station at Cardston. However it is under- stood tenders will be called for in the near future. Other work will be the replacing of the pipe line at Lundbreck and Bow Isl- and. Repairs will be made to bridges on the Crow's Nest and Cardcton subdivisions and consid- erable work will be done in re- placing ties all over the division. erasure ot what looked to be "Milk Harris that in examination in River.' The Registering of the Mortgages farold Johnston, clerk in the offlct L of Lougheed and Bennett. Calgary, de- JI posed tn the registering of the mort- iKary. He took them there WEED SPECIAL ITINERARY the e [morning of September 4th. 1919, ac- i companion by Guerlu. The certificate of title bearing the name of Joseph Schwartz was signed Joe Schwartz and that of William Schwartz Willie i he had said that be was not sure whether the mortgages wore chattel mortgages or real estate mortgages until liia attention was called by Mr. Bennett that they were real estate mortgages. 'Witness remembered the incident.' In the end counsel obtained now ou the prairie 'provinces must. retrieve themselves from the effects of these errors and settle down to work on the permanent lines of "more bushels" leaving the "more acres" to bo taken care of by the IS DELAY WARRANTED? able to state whether a decision i the-early future is probable. How- ever, 1 am advised that arrangements have been made for a further meet- ing of tile International Joint Com-: mission at Washington on the- 12th Harold Johnston, clerk in the office inst. The purpose of this meeting i. presumably, to discuss the. existitu situation with a view to facilitating sages a_t the Lanjs Titles Office, Cal- au early decision. Believe me Yours faithfully. James A. Lougheed. Secretary. Irrigation Development ianii tlla' William Schwartz Willie, i be carried'out of court. Association. ,KO lle {Irew up a caveat iu the form Harry Boyce provided. A declaration was made The next witness, a very Important I by Guerltt, signed by a witness, a nno in the case, was Harry Boyce by fnend of Guerin whn was in the Laud whom the receipt was drawn out anil lltles Office at the time, that William the carbon copy made. Mr. Harris Md Willie were one and the same per- trying to shake his veracity in cross- son. In the ease of the certificate of examination described him as the Joseph Schwartz a declaration was! "good and virtuous when he made at the office uf LouBheed and I made the statement that he would Bennett the aftemo'jn of the_ same j not sign a document as witness to a -...........J now he said the reason why ho fixed August 23th was because it was on the Mortgage. The attention of witness was further drawn by Mr. Harris to the fact that he had signed but not sworn to the affidavit on the mortgages, though he took these to the office of Mr. Dun- from witness the statement that he "lazier and there had them stamped. did not know on what ilay the mort- gages were signed but it was In 1019. (Calgary Herald) The important subject of irrigation "was not referred to in the speech from the throne in the provincial house. The government left itself an opening to deal with it if it desired oy the mention of "amendments to ex- isting but if the intention was to embark upon a large policy connection with Irrigation, greater; prominence, would have been given WILL ASK ALBERTA iue proposal in tho spceclfT I Lethbridge. Alberta. FAVORED FORMATION OF IRRIGATION DISTRICT H. L. Cavan, C. B. Howey, J. B. Swan Elected as Trustees By Acclamation It was hardly, remarked counsel, "in accordance with his principle, that lie MEDICINE HAT, Feb. In the. polling yesterday at the Chamber of Commerce oHice all of the votes were in favor of the formation of the Medi- cine Hat Eastern Irrigation Dlstrlcf. At this stage he collapsed and had to Particular not to witness a sig- nature unless lie saw that the date corresponded with. it. Witness further deposed to making out tho receipt in Milk River on the day the mortgages were signed at Sweet Grass and that the words, "If loan etc." were, not typed by him on the receipt. Richard Jleado, 36 years old, clerk at Windsor postoffice, .was arrested in Detroit on a warrant issued by Mag- istrate Gundy of Windsor, charging First Club Formed Only Sixteen Years Ago With Four Mem- bers; 800 Clubs Now Tho members ot fho LethbridKO Rotary club are looking forward with real life interest to an unuinal event which will bring the men together on the evening of Monday, February 21st. at 6.30 o'clock. The occasion is the celebration of the sixteenth aunivers ary of the- beginning of Rotary, for it was on the 23rd of February, in Chicago, that the first meeting took place, which proved to bo the begin- ning ot a world-wide movement, which is destined to play a wouderful part in bringing together the men cf all nations through the, simple medium of acquaintanceship. During the period of the i of the Lethbridge club, the people of this city have had many reasons to i know that the club is composed of; men who are willing to assume places of leadership and co-operation in the real constructive undertakings for the good of tao community. But a great many who may regard the Rotary or- ganization very highly, judging only from the nature of its activities, are not at all acquainted .with the history of the orgauijution as a world ment and they know out little con- cerning the creed which appears to be just the kind of a bond to hold togeth- er a bunch of live wires such as haTe taken such an active interest in things here since the organization of the local club in ISIS. In order that everybody may know just what a Rotary club is, what its teachings are, why it has such a small, restricted membership, why the wires of its members are such enthusiastic supporters of its activities, the club men have decided to devote one entire meeting to a discussion and consider- ation of the several phases of the :Iub' and organization, ideals, activitiea ;rowth. Not only will the local About 75 per cent, votes were polled. of the possible Messrs. Henry L. Cavan, Chas. B': Howey and J. B. Swan were the only nominees for trustees of this district and are therefore elected by acclam- ation. ui mr; s.iuiu IIUL sign a document, as witness to ai lay by Schwartz himself that Joseph i signature unless It was signed on the i lstra'e Gnni md Joe were one .and the same. I same day as he witnessed it. He ituett of ?90- Asked why the "declaration as to stated that he was present at thej1--------------- .T. Schwartz was not made in the! Sweet Grass bank on August "5th same way as that of W. Schwartz, wit-1 when the three Schwartzes were aliases of the subject be discussed jut there will be given the story of .he development of the organization from a group of only four men, in the original Chicago group, sixteen years ago, to a total ot over etglit hundred clubs today with a total membership of The programme fo? the event will be in the hands of the publicity com- mittee, Roy Davidson, chairman. ness said that tho procedure was used there and signed tho mortgages. He iiauu Liiere aim signeu ino mortgages. H in Ills case in that he was not in Cal- gave us a reason for fl.xing the date gary at the time, but that J. Schwartz that it was ou the mortgage and that was, and so the declaration could be obtained from him personally. An Important Comma Mr. Garbutt, president of the Gar- it was, as ho stated, not his practice to witness signatures unless he knew that tho date tallied. He was referred back by counsel to the fact that when FOR 75 PER CENT. OF HIGH SCHOOL COST The Herald's staff correspondent at the Alberta house has surmised that irrigation legislation and other lm-, portant measures will not be taken! m, up at this session, but that action1 and Commissioner Free- Sinfo-f when Premier'stpwnrt 'win to meet tile cabinet in the roat- H'S" Andrew J. Dawes ot Montreal, Pres- ident of the Bell Telephone Co., Ltd., I and of other corporations, is dead, aged 73. lesit regrettawe UKU ther ment does not feel capable of pro- ceefling. at least with irrigation legislation, in which the value of early action will bo conceded. Premier Stewart's advisers must be thoroughly informed regarding his views on this subject. There would be little, if any, danger in guiding this legislation .through the house. .1'robably no government measure could secure more unanimous sup- port. Delay until the fall before any- .ig definite is done, would be just sufficient to affect a year's crop iu on irrigation district. The Herald sympathises witli the members of the government in tlieii desire to have the premier with them when they take up a matter so im- portant, but just because it ia so im- portant and delay so costly, wo feel that even in the prevailing circum- stances the government ought to bring in its Irrigation proposals at this session, and thereafter secure wiergetic. action on its initial irriga- tion scheme. SHOE REPAIRS For best work at lowest prices try HUTTON PERKINS Practical Shoemakers 418a Fifth St. S. Phone 693. DRINK MILK Grown-ups a pint a' a quart. Try the milk cure. It beats the Patent Medi- cine all hollow. Phone 1576. LIMITED THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S BIBLE CLASS PRESENTS THE NEW MINISTER AT THE UNITED CHURCH, NORTH LETH. On Friday, February 18, at 8.15 pan, A musical entertainment, with a cast of 25 splendid songs and choruses. Tickets from any of the class, or phone 1314, Admission by Program...................SQc O. DOX 940 PHONE 1619 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. 3-6 Aeadia Building 312 Third Avenue South NOTICE! A demonstration of will start tomorrow and continue for three days, we invite all our cus- tomers and others to visit our store and try the delicious flavor of these goods. R. B. DONALDSON 801 9TH AVE. S. PHONE 1150. Does It Pay? bako or buy othor bread wlipn you get such wonder- fully yood' broad from us fresb every day. Does il. pay In try MH] find bet- tnr breml than ours? Try a lout' ;uid let sour lionm fulkn answer. John Gilmore Ltd. Bakers of Quaker Bread. PHONE 378. GROCERIES Phone: 1766 Canned Corn, Peas, Tomatoes; per tin.......20c Wagstaff Cut Mixed Peel; per pkg..........40c Roast Pork and Boiled Ham; machine sliced. Per Northwest Sodas, family size. Pkg......... .35c Some No. 1 Biscuits, all varieties; regular 20c pkg.; down to, per pkg................I5c Raw Ham and Side Bacon, sliced; per Ib.....60c Chocolates, regular 75c per Ib. Special for week-end only, per Ib....., Rolled Oats; per 8-lb. sacks...............40c Muscatele Raisins; regular price 40c per Ib. Special, 3 Ibs. Pineapples, large tins; each ...............30c SUPINA SON 230 I3TH ST. NORTH. The StoreBiat Gives W0Semc( 4 M Com "Excelsior" n g 3 tins for iiOC Sliced Beets per tin Clark's Pork and, Beans; 2 tins for ____ Make old paint look like and at ZUC Prunes Size Special, Ibs Crab Meat- tin Heinz Pure .Malt Viue gar 40c 45c 55c 35c Cross, Chow Chow and Per tin Ingersoll Cream and Pimento Per pkg Dromedary Per pkg.............._ and juicy. 45c Pimento 15c 25c Per Sweet Per Florida Head Each .....Jlit Per head .......___, Clark's Tomato Catsup; 2 bottles Libby's Mixed Pickles; per bottle......... Itipe tin- 40c, 65c> 85c Nor- wegian; 3 tins for....' Canned Peaches; size 2; fancy quality Yacht Club r Special, per tin ......IDC California Canned Apri- ,cots; 1 Ip. size Ontario Hand-packed. Tomatoes; per tin ...4bUC 20c 20c .75c 25c GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS PHONES 1453 AND THE LADIES' AUXILIARY OF THE ARMY NAVY VETERANS' ASSOCIATION ARE HOLDING THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF WHIST DRIVES ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH IN THE MOOSE HALL, AT 8.30 O'CLOCK ADMISSION 500 GOOD PRIZES REFRESHMENTS If chiropractic is right, not all the argument in the world can prove it otherwise. Why not in- vestigate? See us today. SMITH and SMITH THE CHIROPRACTORS 205 SHERLOCK BLDG. PHONES 1677, ;