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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta Mlg "fceralfc All The Local Newr Where You Expect !t m PnGE SKYEN MONDAY, JANUARY LEYHBRiDGE. ALBKRTA, Big. Oil Development Pending Southern Alberta to be Centre Rival Companies Race For Oil JUMrta had oil booms !o find the big oil pool under the Al- when ol dollars were tossed berte, prairies which geologies stato In ah at oH-4evelopment ciisls, there will bs a new Impe'.ui accompanied by plenty of wlld-'tstiliig, ,lo legitimate development. to brini more oc- Then ihere a number, of tual' oil de'TdoDcieat province ate concerns which spending real ihaii bu bwn dew In 41 ths yea" 'money In tho to find oU. One to find of tba most important oMheM Is he the precious fluid. HttndMdi of tboii- 1 Boston company which Is drilling the o! dolltrs irfll be spent- In the! south of Csrdaton known ai the for oil year and Cutler cuinp. company recently nil! extend brought In a whole new- driWnK rig, from the bonndsry to tho declared to be OTwr.lnrnort- MoKenile Southern Altwta eat In the em ill l-l do to go to a great depth'as it Is now very generally accepted that Ihe ble oil In Alberta will found In the deeper slratai. Tho Calgary company .which owns the old Linehim well is also drilling a i new and Is shipping tome- oil from the old original well. .The Imperial Oil Co. will drill _ ing Iwo Wells in the south, one at Dry tins IB tbat Shell Oil Co., Fork, south ol Plneher, and one Ties' world's rival of the Standard Oil, of Nanton. Co arii ill the Brllleh govern- liecenlly a Montana well.at Round nient U Inurwted to the extent of i iiji, aiiHuat due south o[ Cardston 1100000000 buiy investigating in a well which Is.looked on field', and ia. already picked up a good one. crude oil raised learn holdiBJ. tho boulh, lo the surface though .the drill preparatory to development which will only penetrated tha oil bearing sand rival tbat announced by the Imperial two feel. The capacity cannot b Oil: Co With these two companion determined until tankage has beei racing'to ase which will bo Iho first erected at tbe drilling camp. set in, but the spring tnifi niny will at It In good ehapc. Rival: laUrettlac rumor to Albcr- A largo number of farmers In the surrounding district attended tho an- nual meeting of the Wilson 0. F. A. local, held oa Dec. 26th. Good reports ot the recent district convention hold iit Letlibridge wero given by the dels- Kales vrho'.iUended. .The following of- ficers were cleoted piresla'enr, W. Boyden; dsnt, L. Hudson; secretary-treas- urer J. II. JlcTavlsh; directors: T. S. i A. (J The" president in his remarks fol lowing stated thr.l the culy coiidllldn under which he would consider tion was that every member come for ward to do hla duty toward the organ ifelegaloa appointed to at i end'the provincial convention at Cal NO NEED TO REPORT NOW In that oriler-hv-council No. IMS. referring to the reporting at those si alien enemy mtkm- aliiy, has boon cancelled, the R.N.W.M.P. notify tliut those whon> too order affects are not expected to report any longer. Two Young People in Hospital in Party Escape With Bruises and Shaking Up L'igars MlUk From Grown Tobacco Smoked Here 0. B. U. Advocates Came Into Contact With Representa- tives of International A week-end automobile accident which might have been far more, ser- ious, but was serious enough so far ns one of Iho injured is concerned, occurred when a car containing a num- ber of young people lurncd a complete somersault within the city limits'In the neighborhood of loth Avo. S. not far from Mr. Filmer'E residence Tho car nvtueully struck an old rlgation ditch and overturned, throw- ing its occupants out. In the car were Muriel Higinbollmm, Helen Ban-den John Denoon, and Geoffrey Wadding ton and Vivian Leech. The most ser lously hurt of the party was Murle Higlnbolham, who sustained a broken collarbone and two pelvic bones brok- en. John Dnnoou had his ankle frac- tured, and Geoff Waddliigton had his Mice hurl. Tho victims of the acci- !cnl were taken to their homes by ilr. Kilmer car, and It was ound necessary to remove Muriel Ilginbotham ami .Tolin Denoon to the Oalt hospital, where they are at tho ire'sent time and gelling on as well ns can be expected. Tha car was a complete wreck.. Qeotrrey Waddington is confined lo he bouse, as he is not able to walk without pain. Helen Bawden and Vivian Leech ivero able to ailcnu school this morning, being none the ivorae for tbe accident beyond severe There was considerable exoilement at the Miners' halt-on Sunday after- noon when the representatives of tho International, Messrs. JIousloiv and Grccola, clashed with the representa- tives ot the O.B.U., ax-President Chris lophcrs ?nd Ed Browne.--The meet- ing in the first'place' was held. .lo gel the of the committees who were appointed on Friday afternoon.list to get miners jisned up for the Inlor national. The vnnmbcr irho signed reported so far, was 363. At tho con elusion of the meeting, Christophers tho Herald was informed, haranguci the men as It) the O.B.U., statins tha he and Ed BroTVue would remara In the city as !ong as tbo Internationa! Though Supt. Fail-field of the Experimental Farm will mike no to ill commercial rcnlbllUki, It hat been citab- lished that can be grown and cured in Sunny Southern Al- berta for a number of Mr. Fair- Rotarlan "friends" made final proof the fact today when it the Rotary luncheon they smoked clears made of tobacco grown and manufactured .The clgira were about double or- dinary size, and when distributed by Mr, ralrfield he accompanied1 the sift by the explanation that iwire Havana and had been.tent to him by a friend in Florida. The cigars were duly smoked and proved to be good 'though-very strong. Jhe experiment In tobacco grow- Ing waa 'made by Mr, R. J, C. Paris, the gardener at the Exper- imental Farm. The wai of a cigar variety; obtained from the department at Ottawa and was 'started under glass. The plants, were grown in a.'sheltere'd spot and prolific foliage waa bbtAlnecJ, which was gathered the first frost and cured. The'experlment will be carried further. BOY BACK AT HIS HOME IN RAYMOND; New Teachers Allotted to ious Schools Examinat- ions Are Under New Plan The boy Hiram Davis, who his been missing from his home for soino time, aud who has figured lu many eacap- adei has length been restored to his ITipireats. It will be Schools reopened mornteg with an exceptionally-large enrolment. In tbe lad many times running away from home, located eventually In the States. HD was handed over to his parents at Raymond by tbe intfndeut of the State Training School. Washington, to which home he tvas committed by tha autboriUes there for Illegally entering the St.i'pe. .W1919II! 191? wo.-V and maintaining record for punctuality and regularity f Correspondence during tho of December this year apparently been vary much greater than the satuo month Ian year, to from the big increaw In tbe aale ot.i'ffti postage stamps. The figures sold December 1919, in sVwndanca will be promoted at Iho j December, 191S, ot s'.afl without Issued tor Deu 1919 final examinations EC! by tbe local' as agalunt J37.-207.3S !tt t) the Centrol school, for example, apart jsama mouth ot 1918; money from beeinneTf, t.lere were 25 new ot "eating an Dee. Dec. pupils. In Ihe High school staff Ihere is a new teacher, Mlsa Ilothney, in the ot Miss Kennedy, resigned, and in the Kindergarten Primary, Mrs. MacKenzie. In the liardieville school there arc two nevr teachers, Mr. Mar- tin and Mrs. Secley. School hours in general will now start at 9 o'clock, owing to tho change in the weather, Instead of ?.30, as foro thn schools broke up for tbe Christmas holidays. New Promotion Plan Under recently published regula- tions, tho staff will now control pro- motions in all grades np lo Urade X. Under the schema pupils doing lu aporla among tlte pupils laj notes sold iu one that lllnck IE anxloua to sco in tbt without ail interest hiK pent up on the annual field day. With a vieo- lo ihie be has In consultation with the members of the staff. A special committee has been appointed to carry out the Idea. 1919 were Doc. 191S. postal notes paM Dec. 1919, Dec. 1918, S1.3S1.91. Savings Bank posits iu Dec. 1919 were double those ot the month In the year previous, tho figures are 'DeCi 1919, I2-.4SO; Dec. 1918, m VETERAN SHOT HIMSELF gsry irere thQ president, vice-pre8i-lrepregenlafives- to counteract their dent and secretary-treasurer. During oric. A stormy scene of 1319 the local bad 48 but the objeclive for 192C ivas per cent, of'tbo comjaanity. Tbe main .Editor, Herald: the !tst tf thosa who wcra jrlvlleged to attend tha Old Timer's iHnce and supper, I notice many inac- curacies In the dales opposilo Ihe ns'raes. Evidently those n-ho furnish- them trere under a mUapprelien- Blon as to the Information expected ol them of. locality In which they erriv- As the r.lte of nol surreyeit unlll the summer of 1885, nl dates furnlsbsd prior to thnt period UTS therefore incomvjt, with the 'of .a fffir who wave for a lime, located In tlie river bollom near the entrance (o Ihe old coa mines. Some o'i ths gueais gave timo o thefr arrival In Alberta. In JIani tobs, B. C., or of the Great Lakes Home wivei approf-rlsted their hand's rtifo of afrlval and some bus ban-Ja thai of their wlvoa, holii o which vsra rnanifeatly Improper and misleading. It may surprise of your read lo know that bcforo the advent o Iho railway tbln nlnea wag known a Coal Banks. When a post office wa opened here, government