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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL rn LOCAL mwt WHEItK TOO IXraCT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S MCE Of LIVE LOCAL NUWi SATURDAY, JANUARY LtTHHlUUGK. ALHliKTA. PAGE SEViiN Eighty-four Mile Gale Does Much Damage Throughout South Alberta; Heavy Snowstorm Is the Sequel CHAIR RMAN CROFTS TO TALK IRRIGATION Mile of Telephone Poles Down ed reports of ten boi cars damaged through the loss of roots and it IB quite likely other cars suffered 'In Cars Lose Light Service Hit likely like manner at points where agents are not maintained. The snowfall the entire southern Alberta lalhbrldgo citizens wore whrpped the entire nutnern A oeria _v_... i- _ _-.- I railway didiion and at ten o clock about in it... T. W. Crofts, chairman of the board of. trustees of the Lethbrldge Northern Irrigation district, according to tho t present plans, will bo entrusted with I the duty of approaching the provin- I clal government for aid for the dis- trict at tho approaching provincial legislative session. Mr. will attend the Grain Growers convention in Edmonton o% Monday and while there he will, It Is expected, see government officials In regard to the district's affairs. He Is expecting to return to Edmonton while the bouse is la session. velocity of muea num..--- It was the worst storn, LethbriUge and tad not been Interrupted. f SSTr? om i bridge-today concerning the antics of timer, putting tho blow ot last far In the shade. Commencing between ten and eleven o'clock in the morning the wind increased in power until tor ten min- utes between two and three o'clock in the afternoon the machine at tho experimental farm registered eighty- 'four miles. It dropped slightly from then to between four and five o'clock It started downward more rap- Idly until it came from" the north and between one and two o'clock Satur- day morning it was blowing about ten niiles an hour and a soft snow was falling. Effects of the storm were felt prac- tically ail over southern Alberta from a short distance east of Taber to the Crow's Nest Pass. C.P.R. official, this morning reported the storm from as far south a? Coutts and telephone officials reported damages south Raymond. Calgary also felt tho wind. 7n Medicine Hat a gentle breeze was blowing all day and waler was run- nirtg in the streets. In Lathbridge, as far as could be learned this morning cc damage was The came the wind. Stories of clothes Hoes go- ing visiting with nothing but threads of once respectable clothes are many. Fences changed localities and children were blown about the Itreeti in a helpless condition. No reports of anyone Injured had been received up to noo today by the local police nor by the provincial police and no reports of damafea had been made. Extension of Workmen's Com- pensation Act Causes Split Be Discussed at Tlle meeting of the Alberta Mtdlcal i Association, to be held in Edmonton weiPthrough the wind oi 20tn th" came wetroug e wn bnt the electric light service on most mportant one gation 15 poles going down with about 150 fcousG services disconnected. This morning the-snow caused the street cars some trouble. 'Phone Lines Hit Telephone 'poles proved the pot vic- tims of'the Storm. All along lines going north from Lelhbridga went down ubout eleven miles north of the city hut today two wires aro work- ing to Calgary. One mile of tele- phone poles in this case went down and now a largo gang men is working. In the south considerable tumble the families of the men, la regard to providing against accident and disease, Is to be discussed. As the legislation pro- vMet a certain levy upon the insured for medical attendance, as'well as lim- its the fee charged by doctors, the ex- tension will mean much to the pro- executive of tho Medical Association passed a resolution ac- cepting the scope of the Workmen's Compensation Act. To this cesolu. tlon objection Is taken by the Jfedical Sojjieiy of Calgary. The Question Is to was in .tth. meeting of the main lines south sis poles went down and a few went down south of mond. The telephone people expect to nave the service in all directions provincial association. The extension of the Workmen's Compensation Act In the direction named is a step Jn the way of state insurance, and' the result of the dellb- eratlons of the meeting on the 20th rgceiv" will be jjnportant. IN LEECH VS. CITY According to the Calgary Albertan, Dr. Galbraith, who is a member of the executive of the provincial associa- tion, criticizes the Calgary Medical Soc'ety in the following manner: "There may be differences of opin- ion as to the, wisdom of tho executive, in passing their resolution and sub-! Quitting It to the members for their TOpininn, but there can hardly be any in considering the action of the' Cal-1 The city has agreed, at the request! gary society as heing very ill-advised, of the plaintiff Dr. Leech, to the post-1 As they further declined to agree to ponement of tho appeal which was i a mutual rescinding of both resolu- to come up before the Supreme Court tions as arranged by their own rep- ot Canada, at Ottawa, in February.! resentatives, whom they sent to Ed- This has become necessary through the illness of Sir. Hilliard Leech, ot Winnipeg, brother ot Dr.-Leaeh who Is also his counsel. The appeal is one in connection with the- suit for damages against the city, to the extent of instituted by Dr. Leech as a consequence of a collision some two ago between inonton and who heard the statements of the chairman and the other mem- bers of the executive there, it Is made to appear that the future usefulness of tho association is a secondary matter." the car he was driving and a street car at. the corner of Eleventh Street and Third Avenue S. The action was j dismissed when heard in the Supreme Court in the city by Mr. Justice Ivea LETHBRIDGE BASKET BALL TEAM HEAD OF SOUTH ALBERTA LEAGUE Stirling; basketball last night at Cardston by a two-polnj and a jury. Appeal against the deci- margin. Lethbridge is now at the sion was taken to the Appeal Court head of the league, the standing being: of-the-Province, with the appeal dia- W, L. Pet. '.500 TO FEME 'SPIEL Forty Rinks Expected to Take Part in Crow's Nest As- sociation Event carlors are all smiles today. The change in the weather assures tight ice for tbe 'spiel at Fernie which commence! Monday. Herchmer ot Ferule, arranged for this kind of weather with Foster early in December and, it honoring Mr. Fos- ter's sight draft for goods delivered today. Lethbridge Is to well represent- ed at the Crow's Nest association meet this year. Six rinks are mak- ing tbe grand tour. A sleeper has been arranged for Sunday .night and berths can be taken at 10 o'clock Sunday evening. Not. since 1912 has Lethbridgo sent so many rinks outside the city. That year all visited Cranbrook. The 'spiel has grown year by year and an entry of 40 rinks is expected to make tilings hum at Feraie all next week. Fernie has 9ve sheets is their curling rink, but contemplated using 4 sheets in the skating rink also, un- til the draws narrow down. Rinks from Fernie, Cranbrook, Coleman, Blairmore, Btacher Creek, i Macleod, Stavely, Claresholm, Car- mangay, Vulcan, Taber and Leth- bridge will be in attendance. The progress ot the 'spiel will be covered daily on the Herald sport page. of rinks from Lethbridge at the last report was D. D. McNabb, skip; Jny. Marnoch, R. Andrews, Sleeves. Don. Duff, skip; S. J. Shepherd, M. 'Freeman, D. H. Yates. J. F. Simpson, skip; H. W. Menjie, Geo. Mackay, L. w.Xllarke, skip: Bill Scott, W. L. McKenzie, R. A. Smith. C. E. Cavberry, skip; Greenway, if. Collins, J. S. Kirkham, skip; Dr. Leech, Harry Pilling, J. F. Graham. There are five open events, the Grand Challenge, the Magrath, -the Macleod, tho Walker, and tho Trites Wood. The Inter-provlqclal between B.C. and Alberta rinks. The Con. Coal and Coke Co., one rink from each club. Sixteen curlers will go from Taber as well. Southern Al- berta Already on Way- Lasts Four Days The tr. F. A. convention, which opens In Edmonton next Tuesday morning at o'clock, and which will be attended by delesates from Leth- and other Southern Alberta points as well as from all other parts of the province, will receive an official welcome from Lieut.-Governor Brett, a member of the cabinet (Premier Stewart being In the hospital) and Mayor The opening will be devoted to the appointment of committees, the address of tho president, an address by Mrs. M. L. Sears, president of the U. F W. A., the report of the board of directors of the U. F, A. and of the secretary. Tuesday afternoon the convention will hear the auditor's and treasurer's report, and in the evening addresses will be made by fraterm of Hnd Mian Union rborville, provincial district mirae. The social sido will uot be over- looked. There will bo pluuty of amusement furniHhcd. Motion turns of tho convention will tnkuii, and a select program of musket MUM- bora by loading Edmonton artists will be rendered. Sovtjral Southern Alberta delegates left Saturday for Edmonton to be in attendance Tuesday morning. BUSY SESSIONS OF StJPKFME COURT COMING The nomination of a president for 1921 will take place Wednesday morn- ing, and the annual full-group photo of all delegates will be taken outside the church immediately on adjourn- ment. At the afternoon session tie ballot- ing for president will be taken and further resoluUons .will be considered. Hon. T. A. Cretar, leader of the Farm- ers' party, will deliver an, address Wednesday evening. Thursday and Friday sessions will be devoted to the discussion of reso- lutions, the hearing of fraternal dele- gates, a debate on the wheat pool, and the election of the remaining of- ficers. Friday afternoon Hon C. R. Mitchell, provincial treasurer, will apeak on "Rural Credits." U. f. W. A. Convention In connection with the If. F. A con- vention, the U, F. W. A. will assemble in their annual meeting The first session Tuesday morning will be a joint ono with tbe D. F. A. Iri the afternoon the president's address will be heard and the appointment of com- mittees made. The reports of the committees on rural education and legislative investigation will be re- ceived. Wednesday's sessions will be de- voted to the receiving of reports, ad- dresses by fraternal delegates and nominations for president and vice- president for year. Thursday mending an address will be delivered-by-Mrs. Violet McNaugh- ton, president at the women's section of the Council of Agriculture. Ballot- ting will begin. Friday there .will be aome import- ant addresaoa delivered by well- known authorities. Hon. Mit- chell, minister of health, will speak; Dr Lincoln on "Nutaing and Medi- cal Dr. Stanley on "Child Dr. O'Callaghan on "Tho Junior Red Dr. Heber John- sou on "Venereal Drr Weger According to the financial statement for November, Issued by tho city treasurer, the street railway showed a j loss ia operating expenses ot j as compared to a gain S405.63 for the corresponding month of 1919. The total earnings for the month were and the operating expenses Fixed charges apportioned for the month were making the total deficit for tno month I2.7C0.56 as against a deficit of in November 1919. In' tho total operating loss there was a loss of on the Rod; gain on the Blue; loss on the White; and a gain of on the.Special. The earnings for the month were Red Bine White Special The total loss for the period from January 1 to November 30 was 579.08 as compared with a total loss of for the same.period in 1919. In operating for the period there was a loss of on the Red; a gain of on. the Blue; a loss of on the White; and a gain of on the Special. Electric Department The electrio department showed a surpluS of over expenditures, making the surplus to date Revenue from power was and from.light with dis- counts making u net total of Coil Mine The city stables showed a surplus for the month of bringing the surplus to date to The city shop showed deficit of reduc- ing the surplus to date to. The city coal mine showed a surplus of for the month making the de- ficit to the end of October a surplus of to date. Hamilton Presbytery decided to re- commend an indeterminate pastoral term. Shoe Shop 31S 1st Ave. S. Next Door to Arlington Hotel. This is the place to have your shoes repaired, with satis-, faction guaranteed, by an old- timer. THOS. BERNIER, Prop. BLUE LINE RIDERS HAD TO FOOT IT The Blue line on the street car sys- tem 'was disorganized thif morning by the breaking of a trolley wire, I causing a standstill In tho early traffic for about an hour. Crystalliza- tion of the wire was accentuated by the force of the high wind last night, causing the break. allowed. Ar a result further appeal Lethbrldge was taken to the Supreme Court of Raymond Canada. I Stirling I Cardston ,000 QUAKER BREAD John Gilmorc Ltd. Bikers ef Quaker Bread. PHONE 378. A Worthy Purpose our Home-Made Bread has a worthy pur- pose. It brlncu health and amf a meal- time satisfaction to tho folks who partake of it daily. One slice calls for a loaf; one lot forms a habit KIRKBY'S 4 IMPORTANT BOOKS A good one for the' Citizens' Committee, "CITY MANAGER IN DAYTON" THE RIGHT BOOK FOR ELO- CUTIONISTS AND DE- BATERS, "BELL'S STANDARD ELOCUTIONIST" A'NECESSITY FOR EVERY AUCTION PLAYER, "AUCTION METHODS UP TO DATE" THE NEW LAWS OF YOUR OWN LEGAL. ADVISOR, "DIGEST OF CANA- DIAN MERCAN- TILE LAW" 1920 Revised Edition. McKinlcy Sheet Music Almanac Twentieth Century Book Store Reductions in Shoe Repair Prices BUTTON PERKINS BEG TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING REDUCED PRICES: Gent's shoes soled and heeled, leather ot rubber heels (tacked or sewn Half Neolin soles and heels Jor..................'............ Ladies' shoes soled and heeled, leather or rubber heels.................. BEST OAK TAN ONLY. Elk or Chrome Soles, the best for rail- roaders, for PATCHES, RIPS, REBUILT HEELS EXTRA. HAND SEWN SOLES, 50c EXTRA. 3 DOORS SOUTH OF COLONIAL THEATRE .50 .50 SIR ALEXANDER GALT CHAPTER, I.O.D.E. CONSISTING OF VAUDEVILLE AND A COM- EDY BY LOCAL TALENT IN MAJESTIC THEATRE FRIDAY NEXT, JAN. 21st TICKETS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY CHAPTER MEMBERS, TO BE EXCHANGED FOR RESERVED SEATS AT ARMSTRONG A RAWORTH'S. Remainder of House, 50c. F Commencing on tho ,11st of this month there will a very tasy tlmo at tlin local courthouse. On that date the civil sittings of the Supremo Court, with Mr. Justice Ives presid- inR, will open, uml will hat until February 19th. There la an excep- tionally heavy docket with over 70 cases. On the week following Feb. 19th, the criminal sittings will -open, with Mr. Justice McCarthy presiding, ami will continue for two weeks. On March 7th there will he a fur- ther sitting for the trial of non-jury civil actions, with Mr. Justice Sim- mons presiding. CHILDREN'S AID TO HOLD ANNUAL MEET ON MONDAY EVENING The annual meeting of the Cildren's Aid Society will be held :u the May- or's office, in the city hall on Monday, January 17th, at S p.m. This organi- zation Is the one responsible for the operation of tho Children's Shelter, an institution performing a valuable ser-1 vice to the community and to the nation. Government ownership in children was born not of choice but of necessity, developed by a spirit-of humanitarianism, recognizing morel fully, our duty as "rmr brother's er." In the duty of citizenship to see that the trust placed in the Children's Aid Society is being properly carried out, the citizens at large are invited to attend the annual meeting for ob- taining tho necessary information. The Best and Cheapest of BREAD MILK Try it one of these cold evenings. Milk has nutritive values .not found in any other foods. j Crystal Dairy Phone 1576. LIMITED Season's Supply of Irrigation Water Now in the Reservoir Owing to the open winter Southern Alberta has been enjoying the natural resources department of the C.P.R. in Lethbridge is farther advanced for nest spring's irrigation work than It was last year, S. O. Porter, superin- tendent said this morning. A season's supply for the Taber district is now in the reservoir. Last year considerable had to ha done before the water was running full but now no such work faces them and as soon as the water is demanded the C.P.R. will be in a position to turn it into the ditches with a full The last gang completed its work Friday on a bridge and drop at Wool- ford. Mr. Porter said more -work was ac- complished than he expected. We aro in a position to run a big head of water and to start It as early aa the weather he continued. The reservoirs for the Taber dib- trict now hold 43.000 acre feet of water, Which is considered an entire season's supply. A. H. Cochrane, defeated candidate for the Waterloo mayoralty, has ap- plied for a recount. O. BOX 940 PHONE Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYST; Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. 54 Acadia Bulldlnfl 612 Third South Lung Health and Pneumonia Prevention S7l When the temperature inside the bouse is seventy or better and out- doors the raercury is flirting with the zero it takes a vigorous body to resist the sudden change and fight off coughs, colds, bronchial and lung troubles. Let a cold begin to settle deep in the lungs and it ia time to take the most vigorous measures to prevent most dpead.-- ed and fatal of acute lung dfseases.' Chill and rapid rise in temperature is almost a sure forerunner of pneumonia. The pulse is rapid and tho breathing shallow and jerky, with expirations noisy and prolonged coughing is frequent. When there is a decrease of frequence in coughing it is a had sign. The chiropractor finds pressure on spiaai norves ill the dorsal region, nerve tenderness in the region ot the nipples, and a subnormal flow of nerve impulse to tho kidneys. Spinal adjustments have an immediate tonic effect, and when action is prompt, are followed by good results and" a rapid recovery, BACK TO HEALTH "My gratitude is for practic, I suffered agony. Was spitting blood. I had four dif- ferent doctors, then chiropractic adjiistraenta. There was a dif- ference armost Immediately. Now I am woll and I feel bet- ter now than I ever Hazel Painter, Chiropractic Re- search Bureau, Statement No, lOSt. NO CHARGE Consultation Is without charge or obligation. HYRUM JUNE B. SMITH SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 205 Shei-lock Block Phonei 1877 and 1441. CHIROPRACTIC CORRECTS DISEASES TOLLOWINO TO FURNISH PROPER IMPULSES (LIFE AND HEALTH) TO THEIR ORGANS AND TISSUES ;