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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX SATURDAY, JANUARY 5.1918 Sheep Men Want the Abuse of Free Duty Privileges Stopped m�roaa the minister of customs been chRsUsed for spending r-i-jf for >r the Dominion ot Canada has grant- u>o capture of a horse thief nnii torn id permission to !mp6rt breeding ewes .r.evor to do it ngnln. the resolution Iroo of duty, and .y>?harcaa certain abuS'es might grow Jtit ot this privilege In that ranchers trom the United Stales could drive �Jieir flocTJs to Ihl3 province to graze luring the summer months thereby re-lucing the pasturage available to the iJanatilan flockniasters, ^^hereforo be it resolved, that the wecutlvo of this association use its >erft efforts with the minister of cus-:oms 9nd with the minister ot agrl-JuUure to the end that these abuses >e. prevented that the privilege above JlQtltioned be limited to bona fide rest follows: Whereas the taking over of provincial police service by the govern-ment of Alberta has resulted In some outlying districts not receiving the pojlce protection formerly enjoyed; And whereas the farmers, ranchers and lihoepmen have sutieic-il tosses through the same; , And whereas it Is expedient that better police protection should be given the farmers, ranchers and sliespmou; Kesolved that a petition be forwarded lo the Attorney-General of the province of Alberta asking for tlie co-Royal Northwest nentionea ne uiimeu lo uuna nuu ; g^atjon the Hoyal Nortuwesi lonts and cltlzeus of Canada, and that, "Pj^"'"3' p^^^^^ wherever available to lucU regulations be formed and super-, ^ ya^t, and rislon exercised over s�ch importa-, ��8^^t the 8^ ^^^^^^^ ^^^^^ �ions as will Insure that animals l^'Xlently established to meet their .hhs Imported shall remam In Can-1 ^"JJ^^'^o/ proper police protection. Ida and shall be used for breeding pur  ^^^^^ ' poses. needs lor Carried. Another resolution, which follows, the above vesolulion, passed at Frl-j jQ"(j"ig'.^'ufi the matter of the minimum lay's meeting of the South Alberta I carloads of sheep, asking for a re- Wool Growers' association, at which.....----- lonnn nnimris- ibout fifty members, and W. F. Stcv-ins and Supt. Fairfield of the Experimental Farm were present, shows what the sheepmen of Southern Al-aerta think about the free entry of breeding sheep from the United States :d Canada which was made possible by one of the first orders signed by Hon. A. L. Sifton after taking office in Uie Dominion government. The cnemhers ot the association are in fa-ror of the free ehtry of breeding sheep but they are not in favor of allowing U.S. ranchers to drive their .flocks to Canadian ranges for summer feeding ind then returning them to the U^. ranges, nor are they in favor ot allowing the' sheep speculator to use the Canadian ranges for bringing icross sheep for purely speculative purposes. The resolution provoked lome acrimonious discussion at times. Better Police Protection Better.-police protection is desired by the farmers anri ranchers than is being given by the provincial force. This was the subject ot a resolution. It was stated In support of the resolution that recenlly at Brooks a ,bunch ot enraged farmers and sow men threatened one of Jesse Taylor's sheep herders and made him turn back with i band of sheep he was driving. An-ather member ot tlie association told uf a: provincial policeman who had ductlon from 16,000'to 12,000 pounds: Whereas, by the railway tariff the minimum weight per car for shipment of sheep is 16,000 pounds. And whereas It is Impossible to load more than 12,000 pounds in a single deck car, And whereas two deck cars are seldom available. Resolved that the Board of Railway Cohimissloners be petitioned to have the mlnimtim reduced to 12.000 pbunds in Heu of 16,000 pounds. Carried. The association is going after the opening up of more lorest reserves in tlie mountains for summer grazing of sheep. They will also,ask the C.P.R. for the special rate both ways and for loading coiivenlences at the point ot debarkation in the mountains. In con-neiitloh with summer range, >Ir. Stevens .stated that the Dominion govern ment is looking at the sheep Industry with a different attitude than a tew years ago, and are much more favor ably inclined to do something to help the sheepmen to secure the necessary range tor their increasing bands. The appointment of a permanent secretary was also discussed but was left over, to the annual meeting In JIarch. Standard bags for shipping �wool, coyote bounties and other matters df interest to the sheepmen were dlscuftsed and will be finally disposed ot at the annual meeting. RiUMATiSM WAS Dreadful Pat'n* All The Tbie UnHl He Took " FRUIT..A.TIVES". MR. LAMP8ON Verona, Ont., Nov. lUh., 1915. "I sull'cred for a number of year* with Hheumalitnt and seitft Puins in SiJir and Bad, from strains a; d heavy lining. "When I had given up hope of ever being well again, . SCOTT, Manager,  G. F. BLETCHER, Manager. . D. A. CURRIE, Aecountant-in-Cliarge, 234 13th Si. North. 4th Avenue South.  K. Coalhiirtt. �I Open a Housekeeping Account and Pay Your Bills by Cheque There Is a decided advantage Iq depositing ypur hqusekpeptng-money in the jUnion Bank olCan^icIa, and Issuing Cheques for your expenditure's. You avoid the risk ol keeping a considerable sum in your home or carrying It when shopping, and each Cheque, when cashed, becomes ^ Receipt . l,ETK^BRIDQE BRANCH  F.V. Cavers, Manasar PARONSjBRANCH  . .  J, Blackvyood, Manager > .P.LODGE FOR NOBLEFOUD Lodge Room To Be Opened Soon-New School Principal Appointed (t'ram Our 0#n Correspondent) Noblefprd, Jan. 4.-The new year came in here very quietly It one excepts the usual two or three young men who made the morning hours of 12 and 1 melodious with Jumping cracker^and bombs. All our iieopla are hoping tiiat 1918 will see peace again come and bring home the boys who have joined up. At their usual weekly meeting ot the local K. P. Lodge hold on Wednesday evening it was decided to open the new hall on January 25. The hall will be thirty-tour by sixty-four feet with the main entrance facing south onto Main street.. As one enters the building one goes" Into an arched porch ten Ipet wide which', loads on the left to two ante rooms and then into the main hall. On the right there will be another entrance to the main hall approached through two doors and again to the right of this entrance will be a dressing room the entrance to which will be froih the-maln hall itself. At the rear there will be a stage with a depth ot 12 feet and a frontage ot IS. The outside front -will he battlerented and above the entrance will be an other panel in which' will be sot In bas Telief some suitable embrem In dlcatlve ot the Pythian order. The order has already shown itself as a power In Nobleford, not only as a tra ternal order but in -the social and business Ufa ot the town, and It is hoped by all that thbre will be a large turnout ot members i at the opening cersmonles. ^  School begins on Jlonday in the now building and the trustees have suC' ceeded In securing the services ot Mr. Pike who will take charge of the older grado,s and\act as principal, while the present teacher, Miss Mcintosh, will have charge of the younger children. ' The local Red Cross worker? met on Wednesday afternoon at the home ot Mrs. W. J, Buchanan. ' Mrs, C. CJ Hot,iel entortolfleii the members-of'the Ladles; Aid" ot the church ut thoiv monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon, ; jfr. Wilson, the teller of the Merchants Wank hero spent the New Year holiday In Calgary. . All Olad To Join I tool that from what 1 htlvo learned a great majority of all tho provinces now pursuing co-operative selling of wool will embrace such a movement and.win be glad lo join In the conference to bo held In Toronto, February Oth, 6th and Tth, to which your association has been allotted three dologates, which comprise t^e largest delegation from any one association except Ontario, representation being fixed on the basis Msvolnme of business. One delegate from each of the other ossociatlons In Alberta has been ^ iected. Of course, as many other members ot your assoctEtion as may possibly come, at their own expense or at the expense of- the association will be acceptable and will induce interest In the proceedings. Objects' of Company Tlie objects ot such a company may be outlined briefly as follows:-First, Co-operative purchase ot supplies ro quired by the shepherd 01' farmer Including besides dips, twine and wool sacking, etc., fence wire and other products of this nature.' Second-Co-operative selling ot wool providing permanent means ot storage forming a connection for the combing lengths with Boston and Great Britain. Third-Operation ot scouring and carbonizing for carding lengths ot wool which will place this class in a condition that can be used by all Canadian manufacturers except some knitters. - Fourth-It necessary, should an #Lm-orican embargo or'tariff partially or wholly close this market for the combing lengths the establishment of a combing Industry Jind manufacture ot tops for sale to knHting mills in this country. Fifth-Handling on the commission basis ot sheep and lambs at the abattoir centres in both Western and Eastern Canada. Sixth-This feature la a crying one in some sections especially in Leth-brldge and the j^laritlme provinces. It is something which?cannot be undertaken without deliberate thought and therefore cannot .be: settled positively at a meeting ot fhe company but should be Included in Us charter, that If the company becomes sufficiently strong it might undertake the operation ot co-operatlve4�battolrs at these points. ..I A Sheep Journal Seventh-Thft pnMlcation of a journal pertaining to features interesting to the Canadian sheep raiser.' At the present time iheroiis no such paper and the sheepman 'Is, therefore, left, more or less. In the dark as to.what} Is occurring In the prices of wool and niutton and pells. " '  Eighth-To serve as the voice of the sheep ralsdM in pdlltfctri, economic and social institutions a co-ordination of effort will result In greater strength of obtaining representation ia the nation's ' affairs. (.:  1 may say in this Minnectlbn that a company organizeii^^ oh i^* purely cooperative "basis wQUl4^ have the good will of the Dominion department of agriculture, which would bear toward it a most paternal attitude'providing its books were maintained open to the inspection of. the goVernment. This, I believe, should give confidence to the sheep raiser of the integrity ot such a company and moreover would give, to it a strength that would preserve It on a successful basis. ^ Fifteen Directors Fifteen directors, according to the company's act, only can be provided. The proposal thus far is to allot them in something of the following tashlon which would be most truly representative ot the sheep populaHon ot the different provinces-P.E.I, one, N.B. one, N.S. one, Quebec two, Ontario three, Manitoba one, Saskatchewan two, Alberta three, B.C. one. This. I may say from what I ,have' learned^ would be satisfactory to the Eastern provinces. Some difficulty will undoubtedly ensue at the orgaaization ipeetjng to eub-scribe or have insurance bt subscription ot sufficient amount ot stock' to place the company on a business plan and enable it to commence operation early in March without financial em-balfrassment. A subscription of one hundred thousand dollars will be ue-ceasary at that - time. Twenty per cent, ot this at Iqast should be paid up. This may bo overcome to some degree by the delegates from an association obtaining theassUranoe from thoir members as to the amouqt ot stock they would be willing;to subscribe at the Initial meeting it neoes-.sary -providing the association as a whole is desirous Of-entering and pursuing business thrpuglj^.auch a company. � ' �'- ' Please bear In mind'that the character of'euch an organlifatlon should be threshed out by yourtoveis; and your own ideas Ineorporateil'.ln U. The by-lan(s, as presented to' y6u, are by no mea^a perfect yet. You'may want to roaWe many changes yourselves i\nd at a three days' meeting,, and perhaps longer, the brightest intellects being present from each and every wool selling association In Canada.I have tvot the falptest'doubt but what an effqpt-Ive and useful organlzatlon'^iU be at-Tained that' will,- prove to real advantage to the sheep raisers bt Canada. Yoiurs faithfully, T, RE9 ARKELL, Chief, Sheep and' Goat Division. Ten Have Given Their Lives In Action-Oddfellows' Ball a Great St|cc�>8S (From Ojir Own Corrc:)poiident) Conlhurst, Jan. <.~Tho Boy Scovits took part In tho programme at tho Hex theatre on Thursday and Friday. Halt of the total proceeds were g^yen by Messrs. Perclval to the troop, Miss Branson spent tho holiday with her (parents at "Tabor. A. F. Cunning has been appointed a justice of pence. The Oddfellows' ball on Monday was a great success. Over eighty tickets were sold and everybody had a thor- I'oughly Rood time. Tiit^. procooda aro to ba.uiod.iti paymont ot the dues ot n)on)beri who are serving overseas, The anniiikl echool meeting wilt bo held on frlday,, January Uih, at 2 p.m. In the school house. A menioi'lRl service was held on Sunday evening.tn the Presbyterian church for tho ten tn�n from this district who wero klU'ed in aotlbh or who died of .wounds. In his sermon the pastor spoke ot the sacrifice of these lads and its lessons and urged that those who must stay at homo catch tho spirit of their tine ex&miilo.  ' The current number of tho Alberta Gazette contains tho names of J. R. Do Hart and J. 1. McDermolt as commissioners for taking oaths. A social in aid ot Sunday School funds was held In tho church on Wednesday evening. , ^ Tho monthly mooting 6t the Rod Cross committee will bo held on Wod-nosdny evening at tho usual hour. Important- business makes it essential that every member shall bo present. Arrangements are being mado for a big public meeting shortly. Several prominent Lethbrldge men have promised to address it. Full particular^ will bo announced lator. Much syrtipalhy is being felt and expressed tor Mr. and Mrs, 3, T. Mc-Dermott, whoso little. baby died suddenly on Monday morning, -W. C. Clark bas accepted a poiiltlon ns electrician at* the Diamond City mine. �RoV. W. C. Marsh was a visitor In Calgary, this week on Rod Cros^'busl- n.ess. One ot our local young men wa*-^ victim In the late. Halifax disaster, W. Start ot KIpp was injured and spent sonie days In hospital but Is lioyv Recovered, Mr. Start, who, Is an old navy reservist, onllsted some time ago and has boon promoted to quarter* master. LOAN PbSTPOiNEO Pekln, Jan. i.-The negotiations by which Japan was to advance to Qb|ha tho sum ot �10,000,000 tor the purpose of Improving the position ot the bank ot China wore to have been completeit today, but the signing was postpbnod at tho last moment, ifho'delay Is declared to bo due to'the ddclslon of British, french and American banking groups to participate actively In tho loan. The tire with from eight to twelve thousand miles service Bijou Motor Parlors THE'HOUSE OF SERVICE SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 1919 The King Calls Us Our Needs Urge Us The Boys at the Front Request Us British Traditions Warrant Us GodAwaitsUs The Churches Invitp Everybody to Prayer Sunday, Jan. 6, 1918 RAID REPULSED IJondon, Jan. 5.-"A raid attempted by the enemy'during the.rilght In tho nol^bborhobd of Hollelieke Was repulsed without Joss lJX!0|(5,j.iroop8," fhe Var office.rflpQi:t�, .i'^^tJiM hostile raiding party succeedetrln rushing one ot our posts east ot ^onnebeke, A (e-w I of our men are missing." \ BAPTIST. BEUEVEftS CHRISTIAN Space donated by following Churches: KNOX SALVATION, ARMY LETHBRIDGE BIBLE STUpY CLASS UNITED CHURCH ST.CYPRim V WESLEY CHRIST AOELPHIANS Meet In the Moois Hail, HIglnb.otham Bloeki Entrance 5th Si. and 2nd Avenue South Wednesdays: 8 p.m,, Bible Class, Sundays at. 10 a.m, to, commemorate the Lord's Death, and at 7.30 p.m, to proclaim the glad tidings ot the Kingdom of God. Subject; "The Bible and the Great War. Britain In Palestine an Evidence of God's Contiolling Hand. .Britain to be the Gainer." All Beats Free r4o Cnlleetian AS800IATEP iBIBLE STUDENTS Room 12 Stafford Block, Fifth St. 8. Sunday, 7.30 p.m., Bible Study, 'Wedrie^day, 8 p.m, Bible Study, on "The Atonement" Between God and Man,;' followed by prayer and testl mdny meeting, Ai^ *i��leome No collection PENTECOSTAL PENTCCOSTAL ASSEMBLY 8. ,0, eV^Hall, next Y. M. C. A. Rev. C. M. Neve, Pastor Re�^ ^9 19th Street, North Sunday; 'Jl a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday: 8 p.m. Player Service at, 1614 3rd Ave. Saturday 8 p.m. A Welcome Extended to All. PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY At No. 35 Main. Street,.Coalhurst Chas, Simonette, Pastor Sorvlcey Bundays, 3.30 and 7.30 .p.m. Tuesday, 7,30 p.m,; Prayer onti (S'ull ..'Uospel, �''�i'.^j I � Thursday, '7.80 p.m.: Prayer and Seeking.God's Promises, DIviiieHeatinK^t each service. Wo hre livlos in the last duya. Get ready. Cqme, i CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Pint Church of Chrlit SctentUt Hull Bloek. 7t)i Btrest 9i Sunday BarvIe* at 11 a.Kt. Subject: ''Hoi." Sunday School convenes after the morning service, Wednesday Kvenlno. Tetttmony mt^ ing at 8 p.m. ^ , The reading room Is open dall/ except Sundays and legal holidays, from 3 to 5 p,m, Here, |he Bible and authorized Christian Science literature may be readi borrowed or purohaied. Thti�^ public is cordlnlly invited to at< tend th^ church aervlcai, alio to Vlitt the reading room. 3?709196 05887299 ;