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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 12, 1021 TOE DATLY THE WORK OF THE BUND "PACE WINK Provincial GcTanmait Sefls Of Reft Hay Stock Left Over Had 400 Can MOM Than Need- IR to On BDMONTON, Jan. 18.- Ai torn H it poaitlvely certain that Southern Alberta hat enough hay and feed or within reach, to laet it through DM teaton, proviaolaJ de- partment of agriculture will take tUpt to cloae out the stock it atlll hu OD hand u left-over from winter's emergency relief service. Coosider- 'i Association tor the Blind are holding numerous local damonitratlont to awaken public interest in the good work that It going on. Afnpijf interesting of their activities are broom-making and llnir-canins by blind men from the industrial home, reading of Braille type- writing _from tbo dictaphone, knitting of nocks and stocking! by machine by tne' of'the school. Photo shown -party students at their work. MOTOR SNOWPLOW Above It a motor snowplow tried out successfully en the Toronto-Ham- UtoB Highway. poaed of, mostly to CoJanbU buyers. bat It li the tnteatioa o( government authorltfcM to make eer- tain that BO more wfll be needed In ur put of Alberta before lettlig K all (o. from kit lections o( tbe province indicate Out there in u> abundance of hay fM4 to carry through till tpruc, althouch In some cases there wat a light timothy crop. but It in recognlud that U weath- er turned aerare tof the end of the winter there might arm yet be cient danger ol a shortage to make a reserve supply of treat advantage. The balance lUIl held' by the for ernment it stored In Mmonton, Cal- gary, Lethbrldge, and Plncher, and tke northern supplies are being cleared out first. Most ot the salet are being made to lumber and minel m the eoatt province. prevailing price at present is about per ton. A total supply of can ot bar wan brought In from the winter and tpring, department having organised a special dlatribu- tlon service during the famine. When the crliii among the itockmen and farmers had paaaed, there waj a balance left over of uearly 400 can, the government having thought It better to have too much than to incur the danger of running abort at the last. Thlt balance llnee been substantially reduced by talee and shipments during the nummer aid fall and it now being closed not, ex- cept for a reserve to meet any farther but unexpected aeed that mar vet ariM. Naturally enough, the hay and teed relief work carried on by the ment, raining Into inch larva propor- netted epme loet to the provin- ial treaavry, ike r.cent having been made at leu tksin aoet But an expediency meajure tke service la cgntldered to have been not only Imely but ettential, and there la not Ikely to be any criticiam of the de- partment became of what It dfd In hat direction. QUEBEC UNWPLOVMENT NOT BAD QlTOsK, JM. IL-Hon. A. Gall- Halt, atUleter ot public works. In hie annaa! report tabled In the legislature yetterday, eotaauBta npon the labor DitnaUen u followi: "The TlflhMwe ot the government In occupying Itaelt about everything that oaa contribute to tbo welfare of tke workinit claim, is one of the cauaet ot tke areaent proiperlty ot our IB asserting thoir cltlatt, our remain within the ballade 111' ii reaiiutlilu. Tilelr good nue ahowi them that It ii in their Interest to avoid strikes, to raprect All oamaaonable agitation and to have reconree to arbltartion for aettttng diapatee that may arise. They aae that agreement .and harmony will alwayi succeed better than violence aid mlewderstanding. Strikes are to ditattroui that no effort should be neglected to prevent them." WONT WITHDRAW ATTENDANCE AI U.F1 Hear Liquor Question Urge No Farther Vote For Three Years BRANDON, Jan. Press.) convention of the Unltttd Farm- er! of Manitoba opened iu the Gordon McKay building at 10 a.m. with .near- ly one thoaaaad delegates In attend- ance. feav. I. Wilier opened the conven- tion with prayer. Mayor George dale delivered an address of wel- come on behalf of the citizens of the "Wheat City" In which he tendered delegate! the freedom of the elty. Co-operation Is the big problem belare the province, he said, and they thoald aim at a farmers' government, i Tbe mayor Invited the convention to the eity for 1932 and promised to have a convention hall in readiness. Director W. H. French, Stony Moun- tain, In replying, thanked the mayor for the civic welcome, and assured him that the fanner movement rep- resented all classes of citizens and BARGE USED AS HEARSE AT PICTURESQUE FUNERAL A barge was used as a henrse at the funeral of (ha wife am! daughter of an English lockkeeper. AyUi- bury. Tho two women vere drowned in the canal, and their bodies were carried to the church on the barge, which Wat laden with flowers. i Photo ihows Frincena Mary attending graduation at a wen- known girls' school in England. mer ooeimander M the tore- is in .Eattern Siberia and who It te return to Tokyo Military oouncillot nterviewed at Vladivostok by the ormer commander of the forces of he late General Kappell, the one-time ot the armies ot Omsk government, de- nied that Japan bad recognized the Chita government. He said recogni- tion would be considered only after a constituent assembly bad been smti- moned and democratic institutions stabilised. He also declared that thd Japanese would not withdraw from the maritime province while the Bolf ahevik menace remained. D. The Liquor Question B. Harkneas, social service REDUCE AMERICAN FORCES ON MHINE WASHINGTON, Jan. tion ot the American forces ot occu- pation In Germany from to has been ordered by war de- partment. What comet "ONCE TO EVERY Is It the lieelre tar a Career? Advice MnonriblUtr for a daughter's future largely Ith the mother. The right Influence and tbi Inf ornuUoiHrhich is of vital Interest to the daughter the proper time has not only saved thai but uiiurai the tuccete of many a beautiful girL H7fiAn e> ledvl'ti Vi.J When a girl's thomrhto became (luggith with head. Mlua, dltttneu, or a ditpMtioa to bleep, painj baoz or lower limbs and a dulra for lolitude, btt Bother ibonjd coma to her aid and remember thai tydla E. Pinkham'n Vegetable Compound, mala from native roeU and herbs, will at tbla time prepare the tyfiWm for tne earning change and ttart thii trying period in a young girl's life without pain or Irregu, Jaritiet, of women residing in every part'of tfteUniUd bear willing testimony the wonderful virtnes of and .Wlht it bu doae for their eaanot jmlat, Lydlt B. Kik- ham'i VcgauMe Compound nmjk for what it kw doae for my elwighter. She WM ij vout ot age, very tkklf ud and ibe had to tUy fowe from Kkaol nvt of the time. She suffered igonlei from backache and diiiiutfa and was without appetite. For 3 abe was .under, .the dootor't eue and got no txltn alwayt eomplalulng about her back and tiae iolu so I njld _ _ ____[ aB4 detta't com1 with kit tUe tehlag. 8he' velf bt ea4 IMU math tetter. 1 i Ca-apeuid to ail mix i IliltaieV am's _____ Vegetable Compound council, .speaking on the liquor qnei tloti, said that the old law allowed too much latitude la the issuance of pre- scriptions and that elimination of much of the evils nnder the old law wilt follow after Feb. first. The new laws, be said, have eliminated poli- tics in the liquor question and the provincial government cannot "pass the buck" to the dominion gover- ment. He tribute to the work of pro- vincial officials, who he declared have been subject to much unjust criticism In regard to the liquor law enforce- ment. W. H. Wood, secretary, read a reso- lution from the board of directors that until the amendments to the Do- minion and provincial temperance acts have been given a fair trial, that the convention be opposed to tbe tak- ing of any further vote until the pass- Ing of a three-year period. The con- vention will pass on the resolution Thursday. tLOYD GEORGE WINS IN BYE-ELECTION Photo shows the Central Square ot Flume, where Cabrielle D'Anmmsio mafle his laet stand againtt the regular Italian forces. Pioneers in Peace River District One August morning ten years i tie ho' ago, a Dominion Cabinet Minister a on the Ottawa interrupted for best part q a day the normal course of! business to unfold to me, a sympathetic travelling Englishman, his vision o the New North West. He had just returned from a IO. tour, right through the Peace Rive LONDON, Jan. As- sociated coalition gov- ernment candidate of Premier Lloyd George triumphed in the bye-election at Heresford, the result of the voting being announced today. The success- ful candidate was 8. Roberts. coali- tion-Unionist, who polled votes over his Liberal opponent. E. W. Langford, who secured ballots. The bye-election was rendered neces- sary by the resignation of C. T. Pul- ley, coalition-Unionist, -who polled ll.fiJO votes to for the laborite at the last general election. MOOSE JAW TAXES 74 PEH CENT. PAIP MOOSE JAW, Jan. past year was one from the ttandpolnt of the collection of taxes. According to -a statement issued hy the city commissioners thii morning 74 per cent, of tbe current taxes were collected. The total levy for 1920 wat The total amount of I current tases collected wat fT70.308 and the total amount collected Includ- ing arrears and current taxes was district, up the Mackenzie Basin t Fort McPherson. "We have no said he will emphasis, "to induce settlers to en ter as yet the new Promised Land, remember, was in spuak of the future only. But I am satisfied that when the presen prairie lands are all disposed of then this back country will be taken up, because it will pay people bette to secure land there than to pay the price that will be asked for the other. "Much work has to be done first Rivers have to be made navigable and the land has to h. surveyed. My journey was madi to ascertain if these undertakintrh weisld bt justified. And my verdict is yes. Though this land lisa north it is not appreciably colder than the southern portions of Ins province At Edmonton the climate is as fav- orable as at the international bound- ary, and fi nng t the to tbe lower altitude; same reason, together HAVE TROUBLE HOLDING TOGETHER PARIS, Jan. ceived here today from the Bolshevik front in the CaucMOt tar. the Soviets are having difficulty In keeping troopa to hand In the aware weather with no eaemy In front of Utea to keep them oecrplirf. Desertions arc numerous and It spreading in the ranks, the demanding of the (facers why they are ktpt mo MlllMd with totting to do, according the What eonee "ONCE TO EVERY WON AN r with other contributory conditions, a couple of hundred miles further up country makes littla difference." In 1914 came the railway gang, and in when its work was dong, in pressed the pioneers. This yosu: I have followed in their tracks and, reflecting on what 1 have sees, I endorse this wisdom. First, the 'country is of uncom- awa tracts of prairie, wHh patches of light bunh, set low purple hilla, and inter- sected hy belts of timber and by fine rincn and streams. Park-lite is the descriptive term thai springs to one's pen. Roses .flourish every- where hy mllliena, and occnt the air. TjiHes challenge them for crace and A. thousand tinted grasses add toft undertones, a.5 they ripple in the hreeco. Rarely have I been s" tMved with vision" of a country's as when our automobili1 pounded along the ninety-mile trail frem Peace River Cronting to Spirit Hirer. The naked prairies of the neath have their k-sst undsr summer skies; but here is a cetntnr where the eye Is retted and the sen! inspired, while still the pecket fills. And the packet fill, sum! Ir, inttancei it one It ;s net te be exrtaiaeeV on the theory of taking In eaeh.oth-' er's washing, though there is ftak. ing in" ef seme if the stranger suffers it. But where the, occupation is farming the' is explained. Nowhere have I seen better and hut year this district others nearly failed. One gleaned 120 bushels of eatt to tbe acre, and 48 bushels ef wheat. He is located about twelve rila the Crossing ami fleata down thereto in seewt, freightage' ten cento per buahel; and with a stream rcinning nine mrlra ax bear he doesn't lose much tiste. Just north of Danvegan, en the 14th July, I plncked oats, feet high and upwards by my peeket- mea'surc. And wheat, iye, ttinethy. and indeed all kinds of hayi were luxuriant. A man may be no agri- culturist or. authority on sells, but even a fool can't mistake the evi- dence of growing crops. The pioneers, I said, are pressing and more than pioneers. Wise men, not merely frem the East, bnt also from the South and are nosing around to pick up the "snaps" and secure thoir stake in what will the subjoined condi- a rich country. At ene lotcl in peace River, in one day, :here were visitors registered from Brandon, Moose 3rs reeis Jsw, Vi Ml ictoria, Sac- ramento, Los Angeles, San Fran- cisco, New York and London. At DymvsKan Crossing I met camping, with knife and gun, a picturcso.uo stranger who waa be- ruiling his long evenings with Ana- France's "Lea Dieux ont Soif." was n man of such culture doing there Prospecting and pick- ng up good things, you bst your And the people already nettled are rf the right en- erprising, sociable, earn- Mt in play as in work. Spirit Sivcv las just had a two days' sports neeting. The folk came in from as ar afield as eighty n autos. There wasn't a bed to be ad. Men walked the street all ight. Others slept in their cars r on floers of arns, offices and poolrooms. But tlnnf Jaunted their zeal. After boxing contest in the late evening dance followed or.til tha ourj. The sports events were num- rous and daaliing. Better racing was not be neon at Edreimton. op huK-milo haraebitk spoka -vrsll trti- ccnwratljn. And ten rare ago, recollect, thit cotmtry was not surveyed, and a four world-war has intervened; yet day several towns of one thousand residents and upwards, with large contributory populations, -one of them, at least, equipped with tin- trie light plant and p.ublic works, are making history. Nevertheless, as my friend the Cabinet Minister said, there it yet much to do. Roads need to be grad- ed, trails improved, river transport increased. Most urgent of all an improved and progressive railway service is needed. That, indeed, is vital; for other- wise many of the settlers will drift out again; the fight is talalr. I hear that the Canadian Pacific Railway has at length taken over the operation of the line. This -Wilt preve-thn surest plcdjfe of I'eaiw' Hiver proiperity, for un-ulljad prestige of this great trannwttation company, challenged UK it now h hy uq-.verf.ul. rivalt, will not allow of in'. I'aidency. Bat tvhat I have teen makes eager, and to public utility compan- ies and intending .wttlcra I oiy-Make C. ;