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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta Government's Consulting En- gineer Makes Re-> port on Lefhbridge Northern CONSTRUCTION COST IS PLACED AT Big Split in U.S. Democrats WASHINGTON, Fet. The pOMlbllity of a subvtantial bceak m the on the pence treaty in ihe senate led the party to move, yesterday for a caucus to dlscius a powibk change In party policy and further served to revive hopes of .the Re- publican for ratification of the Republican reservations adopted fast session of congreM.- 'declare that 22 Democrats, only a dozen short of requir- ed to Insure ratification, have ex- p re seed their willingness to detert President Wilson and take the Re-; publican reservation program as it is.' cay this estimate Jbul. admit that there have been defections. Carnival ToUght Send Champions to f algary Clear bl L RMkbebt (Spcclol lo The was tabled in-the legislature on Monday afternoon the- report of George G.. An- derson, the government's conultmg engineer, on the Lethbridge irrigation) system. That the canal capacity of the Lelh- bridge taking its supply from the Old Man River west of leou, ;is de'sighe'd the engineers of Ibc district nud of the Dominion irri- gatlon'dcparlmeht, is capable of'wat- crintyat a maximum Irrigation r'equire- .nient, of an area of acres of land, is shown in tiie report of Anderson which has just'come to' the hands 'of the Herald. Other outstanding features of the ..report are: Mr.1 Anderson .traversed the irrig- able area of the hethbridge Northern under favorable weather'- conditions nnd all elements affecting the advis- ability5 and adaptability cf the district to irrlgatioii conditions, as character of.' soil, Aslope, and unlformUy ofi sur- face, were duly noted. Vriio projected' canals 'ami water .jsupply are sufficient to Irrigate on an eighty, per cent the the ditch to the depth ot IS'InoliGS in rr covering "153 Mr. Justice Mathers Gives Him Opportunity Him- self rjn Other Trial WINNIPEG, Feb. Can- adian one of the accused'strike lead- en, was found guilty by the'full court' of King's bench on a charge of contempt of', court and was bound over'to keep the peace (or three months on" security today. Chkf Justice Mathers in handing down the: decision, said the accused had been over, to keep.the peace so as not 'to hamper the defence Ih'ihe trial of the strike (eiders on charges of seditious conspiracy. to tho'tact-thaf.tho accused, Tbo carnival is on at (ho L.A.A.A: rink tonight and Wednesday Bight. That announce- ment was made'lhis morning. The ice is in fairly good shape, and It is not expected that it will be better this season. Hero's Iho chance for every sport booster to get out and do something to nut sport on tbe map for Ihe winter and giv i it a good send-off for The object of (lie carnival be provide funds to take tho Letbbrldgc hockey team, champions" of the south, to Calgary to ptay off with the Varsily sextet on Friday nlgbt'tor the provincial championship.. and. to wipe off tbo debt on the-b. A.' A. A. riiik. If it means anything to the peo- ple of Lctbbridge to have a cham- pionship hockey team in tills cHy they will bo out in thousands-to- night. It it in any thing' to them tUat a place has been pro- vided at- a big cost for the chil- dren and youth of the cily by way of providing healthy winter-sport, they will be ont in thousands. f. Tliere slionld be a. crowd ot utmost at'tlie rlak tonight. F.very sport booster should be there to put A. A. A. in cool suapgx''to .'undertake the spring sport' I'vcry foothill player should be there, and 'ever.v soccer fau should be th'ere tho same reason. Every Federal Field1 Next .Stamping Ground, Farmers PETERBORP, Ont., Feb. Premier f- Ci Drury, who, with G. At Putman, deputy minister of Ag- riculture, Mrs. A. R. Brodie of president of the Ontario Women't organiza- tion, addresjtd the Peterbore Un- 'itcd Farmers of Ontario at its an- nual meeting here tonight, intim- ated that the federal field would be next stamping ground of In this connection urged the United Far- rntn anrf.Farm Women's organize- tlorii to keep their powder dry In preparation for the coming domin- ion genera! election. and basebtil fan there. Every .veterti' cily should no-there hecaulif tie nockoy ieam is composed wholly of veterans and _1neyJ will play in Calgary under'Veteran colors. Every friend', ot Uie veterans should be there' for (lie same reason. L. 1'... .Everj" liolarit'u pledged to be and lo suppoVt the undertak- ing.. i Every other member of olher orgaulzalfpn! which lias lhe good standing as a sport city sh'buld be there. No one should .'be-overlooked. A crowd of over people con (Contfm'ed''ou Foir) Former Opposition Leader in Throne Speech Debate Urges Government to Consider General Irrigation Help Small Government's Rela- tion With IVlcArthur Propor- tional Representation Act This Year Says Premier. (Special to The where Mr. Moore won his seal. The. EDMONTON', Feb. or, IT. A. man gave Iho government a Answers Mr. Hoadley n.v'Kefer- ring to R. R'Bennett's State-" menls About McArthur day's from Hay 1 lo Sept. 30. .This is Ivens, is nowiindergoiug trial equivalent, to'.tho IBIS rainfall. sedition, 'and defending causd regulated and controlled, lors For a o rather the affairs of.tho Edmonton, Dunvcgan and B. C. railway, occupied ihe largest placo In tbc speech from the throne in the house today, which was led by Georgo Hoadley of Oko-; inks, former leader of the 'followed by J. L. Cote, provincial: treasurer; Alex. Moore, li. F. A, mem- ber from Cochrane; G. L., Hudson (op- Iiositionl Walnwrlghl, and W. A. llao {government) Peace flivor; Alexan- der Labor, Centre Calgary, ad- journed the debate. Features ot the debate included an- other attack-on railway nol- JiDMONTOX, Feb. L. Cote.! tcv of the government ty Mr. Hoadley, provincial secretary, delivered 5tronV defense ot the buiinine; of Iho JB., D. ifc C. Railway in the house I Monday, rebutting iho attacks ot ieorge Hoadloy, Okotoks. Mr. Coolo Mr. Owu caae.'it, would1 cause him much every soil is there-to-grow-U'e dottfe.. to. prejudice his trial.'' them. go spoke Justice'Mathers In giving Ihe There is ptenly of water discharge decision of'the judges who wore sit- in the Old Man River to provide all tbe I nng on the 'r (Special to the Herald) EDMONTON, Feb. itrbnj movement it :undel-wsy amonp, government members of house .to raise present sessional indemnity from a year to or a year. Such a proposal, it is understood, will meet little objection from the opposition side' of the house; !n only-member who Is understood to hive is Alex' Ross, the -.Labor member for Centre Calgary. 'i'. The argument in favor of'raiting tbe Is that-, 'the purchasing power of money'had depreciated to such an extent that will buy but little more than what would in the years Just preceding the Avar, that all civil servants hav: had their com- pensation very largely increased, and that the members of ?he Do- minion house long ago increased their indemnity. aid that Mr. lloadley ought to be well satisfied wUh ,Mr. McArtltnr's work nasmucli as he bad conic highly re- commended Iby 31. B, Uennelt, the op- position leader in the legislature in He asserled that Mr. Dennett had seid at that time thpt the prov- ince could not hiiSB in gettins Mr. Me- Arthur to no tho work' "Our friend was not then so rnnch in favor ot defending the rights or the poor people in the remarked Mr. {tote; ''as they had no' Iheu at all.' lie was very cool towafxi the opening up ot our great'empire ot the north.'.'. fho alleged thai-more' than had been improperly paid D. and. the constmcllon of the Central Can Mia Railway, one of the McArthur nor (hern Alberta lines. U. F. A. Member's Maiden Speech Perhaps the most striking event. however, was the maiden speech from clean bill of health, so far as any tempts at corrnpiion were concerned, and himself, as au old hi- crosso and hockey player, a good en- ough sport to let by-gones be by-goue.s arid declared his willingness to sup- port any government measure that considered to be in the of th people. The Right This declaration in favor of co-ojc eration was further supported by Mr. Hudson ot tbc Opposition, a returned. Soldier member, who urged that legislators forget their lime woru is- sues and fights, and to unite in oni- JW 1110MC.V recoristruelive measures for I Inco. reM: Following this leaO, "W. A. Rac. gen- crnUy a government partisan, uf ihu moat emphatic type, took th'e sunn: lino, and he defended uarty" .system of government, strongly, mu- f thii; now U. F. A. member. Mr. Moore, whp took issue n-lth-tne -statement of the repudiated a. suggestion made-Friday U. A. member, Mr. Moore, that lhi> by Capt. Uobert. Pearson that (here should be an investigation into- Ihe alleged activity of government civil servants in the Ciochrane bye-election water necessary, for the scheme. Even I Reviewing lite case in detail, his In 'August 1910, when the water in life I lordship Elated that there was no was very low, tho supply would: dOUDt. whatever trial lhe words uttered have been sufficient. The Keho Lakej Dy Mr. Ivens were contempt ot court.' reservoir, however, is urged as a fac-JThe Words ill to red by the accused U. S. LABOR TO PLACE FULL TICKET IN FIELD tor- of safety, and would cost 193.50. Intentional- ly or not, to give the impression that j I BULLETINS CRISIS IN RUMANIAN, CABINET IS REPORTED A_____ PA'RJS, Rumanian cabinet Is in danger of a crisis, according.to a Bucharest dispatch to the Matin. Wants Vote of Greek Peo Titken To See Whu Will Get Jol) rile The district which the main canal tnc trial hnd.been unfair.: would traverse' pi-ritciila, generally, tendency of the speech was to- very favorable crrndtlions alike for snnke tho confidence of iho public in the fairness of the court. It was n travesty on justice to state that llus- location and construction. Four. Big Structures Four structu'rQa other than carlli sell aiid o'.hoi- labo'r leaders .had been 'NEW YORK, Feb. American Labor party' will place a full state ticket in ihe field next fall, Secretary Ern- csL Bohm annoijnced today. A resolution adopted recently uy the Ccnlr.il' Foloralei. Union work would be required: persecuteil and oppressed, and that and made by Mr. Bohm, A syphon crossing of the OH. Manrjii0 lauor leaders, on trial were snf-l River 3370 foot 'long, and three wooden fering for the liberty Of tho public; flumes, one crossing Willow Creek his lordship stated. 2900 feeMong, one at Kocky Coulee Tne judge condemned lhc 3000 feet long and the third near Kcnox 1100 feet long. The design for the intake works in- cluding dam, heartgato. sluiceway, etc., has been carefully studied and Is ade- quate for all tbc conditions. The dam_will be ,050 feet long. Some Cost Figures Some figures on tbe cost of con- struction are given as follows: Kxcavation Siphon over Old Man 132.3S8 Wooden Flumes: Willow Creefc Tlncky Coulee........ 103.780 'Cenex paper editorials on'tlic nusscll trial, of which Mr. Ivous. had complained of in his apologies to the (Jourt. His lord- ship stated that the articles were in forni contempt otcourl, but tliat.tncy did not Justify the'actions ot the ac- cused. Bridges, concrete, etc., will bring lhc tola! cost ot construction, Includ- ing engineering ifp to or per acre on S7.631 acres, the or- iginal project. Mr. Anderson then goes on to recommend adding pet acre to cover interest costs during the first three years when construction Is under .way. ft will take two years to construct. Further details o( tho re- port will appear in the Herald lalcr. HELLO, MARS! 15RVX MAWH, Pa., Feb. Use of the United Slates government's sur-1 plus of smoke-makinB material Ieft; over from the war in signalling Mars was suggested today by James J. Crcnshaw, associate professor of chemistry at Tlryn Mawr. College, who (ervcd In the chemical warfare ace- tkm.of Iho American expodllionary forces. Smoke screens hundreds of miles in wldlh, he boliovcs, would be more likely to be'discerned by sible Martians than tho'geometrical designs which'Sir-Oliver Lodge sug- gested lo be out on the- Sahara desert.1 YOUTHFUL GIRL AVIATOR ADDED TO FRENCH LIST PAItIS, Feb. number of women which for some lime has stood at Is soon to be increased by one vfhp will establish a record tor in'g only H 1-2 years.old. She is Karman, a daughter ot Maurice Farman, a brother Of Henry.Farman tno ot the, pioneers in aviation.'Miss Karman fleV for the first time in 1910 Is Coming declares that tVie action taken _________ uy congress on the railroad situation "shows that neither -H See Ex odus to