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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEFWH THE LETHBRTOGE DAILY HERAU) THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1919 She Hlbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor! and Publishers fHE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT- IKG COMPANY, LIMITED KS 6th Street South, LtthbricJgs W. A. Buchanan Prwlflaat and Managing Director iota Torrance Business Manager ploughing, cultivating making it1 road? for seeding and proviiiug water for irrigation and all the necessary Itaprov catents and equipment does uot entail as muc-h outlay of capital as woutd be the caw with the lumber- man operating on a similar area. Tbe lumberman has only oatf crop ol tim- ber to harvest, the irrigation farmer on the other hand, under proper nxeth- whh a small s.nd or- ganization will harvest crops of alfalfa year "which is in most as valuable as the one and only crop harvested by the lumberman. The longer the irrisatlon i armor operates, eater Tvill be his annual TELEPHONES Business Offics Editorial Office 1258 12Z4 Member Audit Bureau of Subtcriptlon pally, per weefc.......15 per year ......51-50 Daily, by matt, per year ......15-Ofl VeeYty, by-mall, per Weekly, by mill per year to Dates ot eiplry ol subscriptions ap- pear dully on address lafceL Accept- ance ol papers 'alter expiration datft is ;ow authority to continue tbe iub- .scrip Uon.. FARMERS DISPLAY i JHEIR POWER Since the IBS! session of the Ontario Legislature the Conservatives tare lost three seats in bye-elections to far- mer candidates. The Oatario farm- ,er is showing that he has the power to assert himself. Ot course, if farmers aU over Canada were to Tnote together solidly we have farm- ters control ia oil the provicctt the Dominion. There is 3. warning the Dominion Government in the Ontario results. The fanner ihore "stands for an advanced platform oa If he acts in Dominion ;tions similarly, he will fce a powerful [factor in shaping the tariff. "Western -representation has been influenc- ied by the farmers and if the organized movement the tariff bound to be materially reduced. The destined to btf the big Issue ia the Dominion. tion, lio out ond. as enterprise with- 1 am calling your aiiectson to this because 1 am convinced that neither the governments or the farmer himself realise how fully the expenditure cf capual in a way Ia connection with agricultural development Is justified. This com- parison rustle with re- gards to the prc-duction of coal, a ton of coal !s lafcen from the mmo we are done, as (ar as thte ion ot coal :s concerned, ihe only ihing we have left is a hole in ihd ground. A cubic yani of agricultural soil under proper management acd under irrigation, un- der reasonable climatic conditions greater imriRsfc value than a cubic yard o: the richest mineral ore taken from our mines. Agricultural development and adequate railway and rural transportation facilities are, in niy the things that should take precedence over overvthing else when de-'aiEus with matters pertaining to reconstruction. Xot only in KoutJt- ern AJberla and fn Letlibrfdge but la the whole Pominlon ot Canada. It -would be difficult to put wf a'liet- !er arrumeut for Irrfga'.ioa. Lund's picture of the possibilities of Jrriga- tbn should Etimulate Ihe efforts to spread more wafer over, the farms of Southern Alberta. lead us sometimes to that the law is not being properly enforced. U a hard law to Onforce, Mr. Boyle says 00 per cent, ot the male popula- tion of the bre4k this'law. We ttiitik that his estimate is far tw but nevertheless, men break this law, who wvuM udver thluX of g Bootlegging Is to stop. It is mostly done automobiles, ev- ea though the car U liuble to sciititv. Strict cf thL> law may soou discourage- Probsbly the greater portion ot the uriH goods coming into Alberu reach tho pivvince from across ihe !ine. Stricter o. the boundary by the police, block the traffic the bcot'.csgers. Anyway, the cri- Uc of proliibiLkn is not able pro- Huca the cvUenci? that coniSItioni are than under prohilntioa; be United dedicated Other News of Northern Town (From Our Owa Feb. IT .-Mr SuiUh, at Bow Klver, Is report eJ vi-ry ill. with small chanco of recovery. iMrS. -Milter usako a business irii> to Calgary last week. Mrs. J. O. llalloraii lelt Monday for a tWiMiionths' -visit with friends at IVntktoa. RC. Mrs- Jack Deatlie enforiaiDeJ the Aid of tho I'niou. cliurcli on at her hoaicv north of TO BUILD W. 31. THTidscm. M.P.P. for North. Calgary, brought to the attentioa of tha Legislature an Important matter cohkectioQ TfiUi rwlway char- ihe proswoed line from CoutU Hat under couslder- If.granting a charter meant a railway, there would little complaint, but H.te more of- case that i cbirte? holds up construction. the C. a charter for a road to go the country north o' -Milt he C.P.K. could not ba in d to tioild because there wara't two roads. Tbe C.X.R. al- a barter for a line, and the wasn't prepared to take Vaance on building a line, too, when road necessary. The tairfe" trouble may arise in connection jvi'tfa'-olher charters, they will be the the C.PjR. not building, A charter should not be granted until Ihe propipters offer eobstantial evidence intend to build. CAlTICfSMS OF PROHIBITION The cpponent of prohibition .says conditions are as bad as they -were in the days of open, bar. It is easy enough to mate such a broad 'state mtnt, bnt to prove it is another mat- ter, entirely. is atrong stuff, to b5 had. and men ii'to want it, t--it from -men, irho are prepared to e risk M matong it or smug- ng it" Into tbe country. Btrt it is rd to ret, tt Is .and re told, aiw, that ft Is poor einff. When one dnmien man. is on e-etreets, ttiff critics create a dozen tn out of him. There are occasional rnnken. inen, but to be cm dirt, are ey not Tery occasional Compared days ot the open Here we .have some f Ireland eti- nce from the ot tbe knows ia his heart that conditions town. About 35 attended. nest Late '.-istly iraproYed. is all right. Sir Thomas ana R. H. Ben- nett. K.C.. two political opponents, raid probably the finest tribute to the late Sir Laurier that we have yet seen. They were generous and appreciative aud showed, that these two public men properly valued Sir Wilfrid's great place ia the world. STRONG CASE liefer Lund, successful, practical Ifu] business man, recently ptrt I {or Irrigation in i icanner. In a leUfer to Herald he- laid tin permaerint o .fnis.meUiod of enriching the not -hesitate to place here tin 'greater portion of the Jetter, for tin ;TJew be has taken is to conrinclng jhat publicity ior it at this time sU ''ijs helpful to the movement for fur ticitttits; Two great projects are awaitin 'development In Southern Alberta, Th 1 expenditure ot large soras'ot mooe rightly be considered fully Just !-fted, namely, IrrigaV-on and Walton. 'A sum equal to per aci i 'on eU the land in Southern Albeit onigtit be'spent, In the construction an .Improvement of oriinary roart.i an rtf.ghwayfi, A sum to J-Q.Of F 'acrr on all the land'located with .'what'is known dry belt won fully jnstiiied in the tl iTtSopment'of Irrigation. In one cu ;we are not quite sure of on '.small year, in the other w ars absolutely certain of setting crops each year and inclden ''ally a crop of live stock beetles .placing the idle In the L Lrirlge district or la Souihsm Alber r cuHIration aad providing Irrigating them we ing no chances of nay but we B sore t-f returns Use lamber on'tlie Pacii Is coiMMered a big businei Vhe lumberman invtsta Iremendo sums of money in timber limits, sa Vrillg, equipment and organ lalion. A Is ccl down '2nd c EDMONTON'. Feb. monologues are staged in the political irorld it appears. At any rate a re turn made by the government in re- sponse to a request from H. H. Craw- j ford: Strathcona, gives the one-sided correspondence which resulted in the retirement of Hon. C. Cross from the government August The cor- respondence brought down is all from Premier Stewart and is decidedly self explanatory. The returns asked for also included the correspondence which Jed to the resignation ol Hon. "Wilfrid Gariepy as minister of municipal This consists of one letter only and that from Hon. Mr. the meeting, will at the hunie ol Mrs. tarry Mltos. Several brother Masons autoed to Taber to attend the Mas-Jim- banquet Tuesday evening-. Sites Mary Hraul is at the post office daring tho absence of Miss ?Hzftbc-th Pelrson, who is detained at home by sickness. AVe are pleased to report thai all the recent patients on the mend, and no new cases. iMr. K. K. Crump, the genial man- ager of the Ogiivie elevator, spent several days at Hat last week. Mr. Judt-on Russell autoed to Kira- berly. B.C., oa business .Monday.. Mr. and Mrs. S. Crulkshanks went to Medicine Hal Monday to attend the Slavonic ball. Misses Shaw and Currant, the Het- law school ma'ams, several days of their enforced vacation with friends at the Hat last week. Messrs. Horace and Jack Griffin ex- pect to leave for their old home, near Rio. about ihe 1st o' March, roTince: "While general charges of PICKED UP IN 1ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN ivhere tuey will make their future home. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Griffin ere the proud parents of an eteht-pound daugh. ter. On Way Home Mr. Thomas received a telegram on Wed tie sday from his son, Newton, tbst he was on hi? wav home from France. He left with the 175th, and has seen scrao stirring times overseas; Our enterprising implement dealer, E, 6. Merrinian, has great faith in a bumper crop this year, judging by tne number of engines and drills he- is setting up these springlike days. Tbe second annual poultry show was held at KearnV Garage on Thurs- day, February :13. .The number and Two million dollars will be spent la wilding a. UGH" customs house In Tor- onto. ien Sir Wilfrid Lauricr was seiz- ed with his first stroko ho turned to w-iftj and taid: "C'est U is tho end. tMore than in tho Ruhr district of VYi'stytiUta have- been doe- on accouui oC tho general called by iho Spartacans. The Communistic movement contln- uc3 to spread in tho industrial cen- tres ot western Germany under tho guidance of the Spwtacans aud Inde- pendent-Socialists. Premier Murray and will bt among thoee repre- senting .tho Nova Scotia government at the state funeral of Sir Wilfrid Laurier at Ottawa on Saturday. President Setts of the German-Aus- trian, republic, In a speech, declared that the republic was firmly establish- ed and that the Hamburg was a thine ot the past. A flat increase ot (15 a month for all civic employees is tho demand to be presented to the Winnipeg council. The demand, if granted, will add 000 to the city's payroll. Empolyees ot the Americin Smelt- ing and Refining company and other large American concerns operating in Chihuahua have been ordered to pre- pare to leave for tho United Statet. Keuben Graham of the Graiiim House, Clinton, was sentenced to God- erlch jail tor thirty days at hard la- bor. It was ehown in court that Gra- ham has been a frequent violator oJ the Canada Temperance Act. Tho Reform Association of Ontario has mado arrangements with the Can adlan Pacific Railway to run a special down to Ottawa on Friday nighl to meet ihe needs of thoEe wishing to participate in Sir "Wilfrid Laurier's funeral. Lieul.-Col.William O. Maltad, CA. M.C., died at Toronto. Col. Malloch returned home after four years' ate- i eence overseas only 10 days ago and i contracted pneumonia the day ho ar-i AMARK OF VALUE There are many kinds of Pianos at vary- ing prices. You cannot estimate their value by their appearance. But you can recog- nize the "Mason Risch" name, and avoid any uncertainty. This name Uoiiesl worth it Is the ulictnrer'a sffurancc ol (all value in materials, aud Buying dfroct from the manufacturer la a race lego, enabling you to avoid the middleman and bU exces- sive luoflls. Our "Ficlorj- to. Home" Eystcm gives you short cul (o thrid. MASON RISCH LIMITED BALMORAL BLOCK FIFTH ST. LETHBRIDGE from. Russia, Senator 'McCumber, of North Dakota, Introduced a resolution! declaring it (o be the duty of tho Uu-i Hed StatM and its allies to send im-' mediately to Russia a suECIcIent army to defeat "murderous bandits known as in order to en- able the Russian people to establish a B (able govern nieu t. Tho sub5t Itute will ho called up for consiuentHun With a population of about fifty, Uodsland, Sask., in the days of beer and bara, extended HscU in the erec- tion of a hotel, which Included a healing plant worth With prohibition, the hotel shortly closeil Its doors and the citizens, appreciating the need for a hospital, purchased Iho property for and today it is uperaiitie as a comfortable anil eon- ventently arranged hospital. rived home. UeutXftl. William Osil- vle Malloch. M.D., was resign the t on reasons were being thrown out, the tomey-general said he wished to r attention to the fact that there ad been only 23 apprehensions for runk aod disorderly conduct in. the XTince during the year by the pro- ncial police. There were 16 ctmYk- 3ns. This in Iiseli" was the best of Idence u to the enforcement oC the "By what process of reasoning does the attorney-general arrive at that queried Mrs. 'McKinney, Clareshoim. you hare arresting eople for such a large number of .rimes 'end law replied r. Boyle, "and these arrests are be- by police "nrajority-ol whom were mem- era ot the former Mounted Police, ud then men rind only 23 perrons in province appearing ai drank and >rderir daring a year, I thfak It In- icates the leadening ot the liquor >il. Ot course, this i those outside of the largs towns aad cities, which tire taken care of by municipal police." i1 prescriptions anddroggwts jare Jigured a_ good 'deal In discus- Ions about doctors re very their prescrip- ious and some druggists may be very s'rierou's bs et na (luote the attorney-genera: What amount of drinking was there :hrongh dmg stores? The at torney-general' "loik "this charge by the horas, While U seemed to be a common impression that there was an enormous lotTtf illicit drinking through the dnigglrts, he said flhowed a marvellotw Ir. J. Tl. sworn, in as atlornsy-generrf. f regre being forced to take this 'Xep hut see no other conrse open to 'rae under th opening hymn, irayer. Scripture reading, hymn, Ban- Esmal service, sermon, special offer-. ng toward- general funds.' solo: "Just or Mrs. Wfrn. Smith; cloaing iymn, benediction. Rev. Powell Robb, M.R, chief Liberal whip; the two nurses, Sister -Marcelln and Miss D'Aust, and Lucien Giguere, private secretary. Dispatches from Vienna griYfl defin- ite results from the balloting for thoj natfonal asEembly on Sunday. Seven- ty Socialfsts, 44 Christian-Sociallste, 7-4 of varloyj groups, three candidates of the Styrian one Czech and one German were elected. The natfonal state council -will ex- amine the question of representation As n subKtitulo for the- resolution of enator Johnson, of urging 10 withdrawal of American troops very STBWAHT. .reached both morning sermon occupied territory In German Bo- dedicatory sermon, and both wfcre'hemkl where elections could not he OTceful, practical talks, splendidly de- ivered. Monday the dedicatory ser- vice was completed by a grand ban- quet given under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid.V which about Was cleared and donated to the trustees! tor the building fund. After the banquet several musical numbers were given, an address by I'oweli, ami p. very interesting talk by W. E. Daviea, chairman ot the Jinancial board, relating the his- tory, trials and victories o< the build- ing of the church, and giving great credit to the contractor, fllr. A. Do- mciz, for tho thoroughness and splen- did style oE Also credit to over worth of labor donated. The splendid electric lifchl syntem donated and installed by 'Mr. Howard Uavies, and cv splendid-toned 1200 hell donated by Mr. and Mrs. E. Domclz In memory of pon, WaWemar, Altogether, Tlotlaw has great reason to fcol proud or their Unfteri church. The chairs and pulpit wore denoted by the Lad- les' Aid, The value of the church about JfjnOfl, ami with (Is choir room, electric furnace, kitchen sewijjg room in (lie basement, I.i a niodel of compactness and serviceabil- ity and beauty. Mr. II. nivln the posis all In antl of tlir; wiring done, and pott if to havf! hlR city liglits itiatallod spring. with ItrnptatloTia to the young es- pecially. Xatnrally, of liquor f about anrt a rare case of SPARTACANS USt ARTILLERY Feb. Sp4r- Ucan forces art bombing the town of Rotterop, in with artillery, According to a mes- sage front M fi- st cr. to of bvlftfl Mnt from Mutnster, ACQOITTEO Veb; Scott Xear- JIK. one professor fn the Cnfrer- of Pfenpiylvanfft. and Toledo Uni- a Socialist candWatc, In Ihls city in ihf last wilting by flay. _ hcnre yeatcr- CHANGE OF VENUE DBTROIT, Mich., Feb. 20. agreement of couniifl the million-del ar lihel suit brought by Henry Kon against tlie Chlrago Daily Tribune. In which chDngn ot venue was' granted was transferred today to Mount mc-nU, Mitli. Tno date for the trla Is 16rjp fhtxl to many- a does not_na-iirv twO'-fiv ftn him. Canndlun chili I'lficns, o only i buys soriK-tliing-rigJjt away. To by far to to havft. Karn a Ing anrl karu to live, liny Thrlf IQDld, Gold Soap is not only big but. solid. This is proved by its ex- ceptionally heavy weight and by ,-the way it lasts. Instead of crumbling and softening, Gold Soap wears away very slowly and evenly. It can be used down to the thinnest wafer. CM Soap a morf. in Ptn-tcT GamUt FaclontJ at Hamilton, Canaan OF w-s. Stampt) The Dominion o< Canada often you every ufaguwd ior imobncnt ia Affajrow HOI each this month) to (tra Oftce to regirta tlie tttxjy CT you. Tha m aUohrtdy to, but roanetf. yoor regutered W-SS. an kit by theh, fire, or BK interert to.Kcurrakte tod you ft the nte o< infarot M T7VERY time you mt ifxnd money kuy Thrift jP, Siampi Inttai, at 25 ctnb tact. Sixletn of these on a Thrift Card 94.00 fn Ottfmchae of a W-S.S. ;