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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION YOLl'MK MV. TWEtVB fAGESl KKTHimilXlK. ALHKHTA. I fUDAY, FF.BKUAKY 18, lidl NTMBKR 58! IRRIGATION BEFORE JHE LEGISLATURE THIS HEAR RAIL THE DOVE OF PEACE U. and II. C. Purchase uiul A., and G. Lease to C. P. H. Tabled HOW GOVERNMENT HANDLED MATTERS i i L-Umeia! in the Herald i KIXMONTOX. l-Vb. IX.-C'oinijleh) ot" all aKrei'iiifiits and mcuts involved in the leasing of MIF Kdimmtoii, Utmvegan -and Fifitish O- lumbia Railway lo Hie Canadian I'a i-ilit! lUtihvuy. and tho lakins over; ihe Alb.ortu and Clreat Waterways tho provincial govern- ment, will be laid on the table of the iioiisu ui the Friday aituriiomi session. Tim aprec'int'iits. union L? other j show Thin John U. McArtliur. termed I the "owner" of iho Alberta and Ure.ai Winer ways litiilway. 011 July L'li, last j asrtred to procure the rcleaso oC billtJes to ths; railway company to i J. limited, and j iht! Union Bank of Canada, ihe rail- j 'A ay''8 and transfer tu tho j provincial government all issued ca- j jiltal atork of tlu; company, also n1-j leasing tiis personal claims of natiiru apama; the railway.; (n return, tin; grants .Me-; Arthur an option 10 r.1-acquire the Capital stouk. the option running tu mly. 10-7. Kxerciso of mich option i.s depondunL payment to Uie Moverumeiir of an amount: "Equal to i the total of all moneys expended by il in Canada the fixed charges j upon at the. construction, betterment.; and operation of yaid lino of .railway, and the pui'chasts ot" oqiilpment therefor, in oxuoss of tho not reviiiiiH's roi'.uivoil from biieh operations" and interest on the moneys expendod. Indebtedness At any time, however, during; the ;3ifu of this MeArthur option, thn gov-1 eminent may proceed to sell the rail- ?way on payment to McArthnr of which is (he amount the rail- way is indebted through Me Arthur to the Union Bank OL' Canada. The C.P.R. Agreement The agreement by which thn (Cana- dian Pacific took over tiio, Edmonton, Dunvegiuf and Jirltlsh Columbia .Railway for operation in a much more detailed document than that in which 4 ho government tool; over the Al Tjnrtii and Great on an ownership bafis; The first part of tho Agreement in which the CM1.It. takes over the K. D. LI. C. for oporation recites the deeply involved flmuictal One Thousand Troops condition of the, company whereby it defaulted ou interest payments on its bonds guaranteed by tho provincial government. Loan on- Koad Th-e gist of the agreement wtu'vehy the government induced the C.P.H. to leupfi the E. Fi. C. for operation that the, government asroed va (July -1. 10 advance to Green Bug Army Makes Invasion of Wheat Of Kansas; Serious Menace KAXriAS CITY. Mo.. Kelj. j of RJ-UOU bug a of I a Uind not yet identified, have appeared iu (Oklahoma and arc j advancing toward the Kansas I wheat fields, according to in-. I'unnation hero I-jilay -by .1. C. Mohler. Jr tho Kansas state boani of agri- culture. Crops in thu itn'csteil diatrict of Oklahoma ans seri- I uiisly threatened, it is stated. A A Liberals Caucus on Irrigation Policy; Won't Delay Matter Later Information from Capital Shows That, While Prem- ier Stewart May Be Absent Whole Session, the Joint T-Jnll, in won't get the dove to conic out while that ohje is on Sunday Chronicle. Hat fie Id to Manufacture Rain in Saskatchewan too TORONTO, Feb. in was the opinion of Sir Frederick Stupart, Dominion meteorologist, regarding the ability, of Charles M. Hat- field, of California, to manufacture rain, to ;meet the requirements of the province of Saskatchewan, as claimed in a dispatch from Regnia. It'ift claimed that Mr. Hatfield has established-a plant at for the pur- pose of making rain for the surroundinc] country for a radius of 100 miles by means of a chemical vapor. Hntfiekl is also tinder contract to "make rain" in the Medicine Hat district. DREAMFIELD APPROACHING THE OIL SANDS Word From No. 2 Well is 910 Foot Level Has Been I Heachcd Word received by The Herald from the Lucky I Strike plateau south Fore- most this morning was that the Dreamfleld Xo. 2 well, on which drilling operations 1 started a short time ago, had reached 940 feet, and i that the driller considered i he was approaching the oil j sands, when he considered that interesting develop- ments might be expected within a short time. The new well has made phen- omenal progress to the 9-10 foot level. 4 House Will Proceed with Full Program, Including Irrigation. Declares Again Quebec's Hour( Has Struck and Great Lead- j cr Will Come From His Province 'Spyeiat tu The Ileraltl1 KDMOXTO.V. Feb. will he no split in Iho session, of thn Alberts Despite the Impression whirli when the Erom tho throne failed ro make bvui a mention ol' iri-igation, redistribution and pro- hibition, tho legislative program will he prouwdccl with according ro siiherlulo, thought of adjunrnment until the last hill is passed. This too, despite the L'act thar it is flow pretty won established that Premier Stewart will not well enough to take his seat at any time during the session. AV'hile tho premier's illness is re- gretted keenly on both sides of tho bouse there, is no disposition to let legislation lag. In fact, since it has become established thai. Hon. Mr. Stewart's complete, re- covery will be delayed longer than at first expected, thero is a dis- position on the part of the cab- inet and government supporters to speed np, and "carry on'' with- out slackening their efforts in the least. Will Settle Irrigation It has now been pretty well established that, no matter what THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT Partici- Rebels Killed in Clash With Troops C.P.R. :iiul such additional sums not to exceed to or a total ot JS.SOO.OOO to the C.P.K.. as limn The House I.. J. Prauthier, St. vllle, makes sharp attack on the Lib- oral party and some of its leaders. foretells coming of sreai leader from province of Quebec, A. ll. Brume, concluding his address on the speech from tho throne, made an attack on Hon. Mr. i minister of customs, "whom j lie alleged pledged himself first to j look after iho Interests ot tho portj of St. John. I F. Cockshntt, Drantford. said j government has as great a mandate I thn farmei'-Iabor group iu Ontario. around .Mount Joy Square. House rose at 11 o'clock. The Senate Self-Government For Egypt Is Urged LONDON, FeV tions with the Egyptian govern- j ment for the conclusion of a treaty according self-govern- ment to Egypt, was strongly r.d- vised in the long waited report of Lord Milner, former colonial secretary, on the Egyptian ques- tion, presented to parliament to- day. Alberta House Is Hard At Work; Will Cut Session Short Feb. most Pivo scries ot raids UH yet carried out in the city of Dublin IIORUII early this morning. One tliousau-I troops par- ticipated, being equipped with motor lorries, machine guns and armored DLstrii- Two Senators reasonable standard of operating ef- ficiency, io be agreed between tlie the C.P.It, as man- Tho uproeineiU provides that tbe government shall arrange fov T.ho physical ccindition between tho C.P.R. .lines anil UK; K. I.i. tracks. Tho munnys udvanccd by iho gov- cnunenL Cor the improvement of the KilmonUm, Dunvegan and llritiah Co- lumbia Railway by the C.P.R. as mitn- sgor are to be repaid by .Tilly at .nr by MI30, at HIR option ni! tin? y.. U. C.. thai, in. within live years as ilio caso may be, nicanwhilti drawing internal :it six per cent, per juinuni payable lialC yearly. As se- extend tho l-'iviich ucciipaKon ai'Hu into 111'- Cob- ruilou ilcclilf to recall L'nitud j frijiu Oprniaiiy. h'raiii-u-I'ulish. miliuiry j convention also uudor: H. find ii is expfcted flit; pact befni-M tin; end of the; iH'W.-jJ.-iper usson-. Mi River Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Had Splendid Year ONTARIO FRUIT MEN TAMv HETALIATION i FOR FORDNEY nor; OPEN WRENTHAM'S NEW CONSOMDATED SCHOOL Our Own IS. -Fir ilii! i I do liny r'aulsun entH eijnsinn wlikli two R TOHONTli. I' Un; i.liifili Ontitrio l-'ruit tliis city yiistnrdiiy. CONSIDERAJiLE GRAIN COMING TO NEW DAYTON I llv u Stall' DAY'i'OX. Full. 17.- I i rain is ilelivt'io ii! 1il.los ilaily litTf. loca -l-lllisun lumy's nit'i'ivinK l tOI( Ulirl linallolil :i day. UEOlit, l.il'l llli- (Hy a Stall.' WIlHNTirAJI, Full. JT.- Tho ou" school v.'ili ho fonn- lly opciir1! tomorrow with a grand {hull. nroparations an- lioins inatlo for the event. immherH ot people 1'roni onl.siih! are rxpecl- to ho premMit. "SHORTCOMING" WINS WATERLOO I.OXDO.V. Ff-lj. wiciiitiiil owned hy Ihn Visi-ounless of Slfton, unn the Wiiltrloo cup, iho riljhon Unirllsli coin-sing ovvnl Uniny. tahles and a, hiu'hi'ishop and a line dance hall u-ilh hanhvijod floor and piano niislnirs. Ions is nnderstooil to be hy insur- ance, THUNDER DURING SNOW STORM AT WARNER Secretary yicehvood Tells inet Cost of i Pupils Nearly as Much as Grant illy a Slatr Keporleri WAUKHR, Feh. 17. Dnrini; the re- cent Know storm anil hlizzard ih.-'re or- cnrriMl a. peenlinr plic.....nena noticed hy "inuiy people. For hall' an hour Ilieri) was a vivi.l eloctrical diiipluy in the, heavens followed, it in raid hy claps nt tlnni'lnr. Dayton pnopla cotifirtn (Mr, Sw.'.', il! rhsoluf.ioii Wiis pjjHKnd as follows: i i niV i "T'ul1- siroiiB coinmlttec of I'niii Ki'mvnrc lif nominated to watrlj ;in; r fiiaf bii proporiorl or utc> nl j -n oil fruits rom- iir Koinir lo tho Ihc-y in cio.-us i-uiuinnnl- :i dncided stand to protest theii- own interests. Lethbridge Delegation Makes Hard Fight For Higher School Compam Has With .Nearly Three Millions Insurance in Force UT ist yr-; CUT IN WAGES b. 01' thrrr tlmnsaml nt" tliy four MIMIIHJUK! omployoofl of thn lialtlmoro dry dorks and RlilphulUHnK i.'oinpuny wnrn ruduojlng tlxod hc.frn'o tho I'Vidny innrniiiB, I put up a particularly nnnrpuMf argu-1 mont for thn didiiand that the provin-j cial govern incut assume larger! shiiro of tlin rost, of High school ndn-j at ion in tlir province1. The, tjomatid was that tho province pay fii) cc-ni I of t.lio opnrat IIIK ;ind mainteiumri- i lists of llffjli si.-hool education tlutt rh Hi.-- Ktiv-.-ninicnt I'd- (inly ;md ti Kovt'rniiifiJit. jjjruiit for all si-hoi I-.'.'OO, liu- mhl. 1< hrlflm! of pupil jihsorhfiiff nil uf Hi" s.-hool uraiit and more than l.hu total jUTjint. This an iinniiKWiTiilil.' :U-KUJ. l. Mini: in ll'ut; j Th tnlitl I porni s only yniir Lnt.lH llltfh J .MILK 1'Vb. IS. --When u-li holders of the Milk River Mm i Fir" iiiKiiranfo in puny muot in heir ineoliitt; next XVedncs- l-'i'brunry one of tht; most tiiunifiul stuU.'liR'iHa yet Hiilnnitii'd be preHetitc'd for tlieir Tiiis vfus ilu: rft menu- in to tlin flcrahi by C. Cites. of tho uumpanv. nil e nMupany rjijoyoit a iH yriir. [jOHsoK paid during amounted to Tlie ml- of biisiiu'.ss iiR-njawod niaturialh' (iehl covered by ed approxitiKiU'ly IHT ycs- School Costs I. l.hc furt I" Boyle and Hardie Argue Acting Premier C. R. Mitchell. Hon. George P. Smith, minister of education; Hon. Duncan Mar- shall, minister of agriculture; Hon. J. R, Boyle, attorney-gensral and Hon. J. L. Cote, provincial secretary, heard the delegation. The chief argument advanced by the various ministers in reply to company v. hidi. rouirliiy half NIC of .Southern Al- d to j Tim total insurance in force to i date, The statomunt nhou'ii tha.t tlio compyny is sound liav- I ins assets t.u lliy nmuiuit of iit-jarh' j witn liahilltict) 93.ltit3.-li'. The cash on hand at tlifi close of lawt j war. affording to the t-tatemcnt, Tlie dilii'iiil mrptiiiK Wcdncsibi fhe t. sei. audiuir's nt'ss slatiMl Cor the y is tho arldroHH nf Ti-tary'n stiitfsment. nd the olootiufc 4l ;