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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta TtJFSrUY. JANUARY 18.1921 TUB U5THBKIDOE PAHiY HKKALD PAGE Tnra Yonr Odd Pieces of Fmdtore Into Cash By Using the IfeceBaneons for Sale" Column-It WiD Surprise You How Easy It Anyfibg IRRIGATION TINDS (Continued from Front Page) ot oreanlilng a Whfrtt I'ool for the response was r'.iuivpd Iron locals }ear 1921. -This conimlttiyj reported In the more fortuivite districts. Wi> re- st a meeting of the Canadian Council xret that somo nsv'sUnce will bo of Agriculture on Decumbar Tth to 9th, iu certain areas which at which steps were taken to form u nulere'dV fourth crop failure during larger committee with power to pro- the past season, but the area needing teed with the development of a plan assistance IB much smaller than last year. Irrigation Development Mwlutlont It become laureulnf ly apparent that some steps will ban to be Ukcn to cope with the large volume ol reao- lutloni from locals submitted to the annual convention. The on resolutions, at UM annual conven- tion, passed the following resolution: "The fact that of 248 resolutions forwarded for consideration at the recent convention, It wu impossible, from lack of time, to deal with little moro than half, although the conven- tion was In session for four days and four nights, shows dearly that our present practice of attempting to con- sider all resolution! forwarded by loc- als is unworkable; "If all district associations could hold their annual conventions shortly before the general U.F.A. convention, at which time they would deal with all resolutions from the various locals of the district, forwarding to the gen- eral convention only such as were con- sidered by it to be of sufficient import- ice." This action of the resolutions com- mittee was subsequently endorsed by your executive and the board jn tho following resolution: "That this board approve the prin- ciple of making tke annual federal constituency con- ventions to deal with all U.F.A. mat- outstanding success In carrying it into -wnich the formers along with other j ters, these conventions to be used as execution. Special mention should be Interests, believed, and still believe, I a sifting place for resolutions to be made the Bow niver constituency, were excessive and unwarranted, but submitted to me annual convention. for marketing the 1921 wheat crop. Kach provincial farmers' organization ia entitled to one representative on this committee, aud President II. W. Wood was again selected by your exec- utive to represent the U. A. on this committee. The United Grain Grow- ers, Limited, and the Saskatchewan Co-Operative Elevator Company will VW WUIUI.A1U AIUVMLUX IjUIIlpaUy Will t each have two representatives on this ot committee. An outline of the proposed pUn has already been Given to our loc- als, together with a copy of the sug- gested form of contract and the mat- ter will be fully discussed during this convention. Membership Drive Very successful results have attend- ed the membership drive, arranged by Our locals in the southern part of the province are keenly interested in your board is of tho opinion that irri- gation is necessary to stabilize farm- ing conditions in large areas in the province. The f farmers In tho northern and central portions ot the province will bo necessary in order to Influence the government to pledge the credit of the province to uuaran- tee bonds subscribed for irriga- purposes in the south. Railway Rates Keniesentatives or tho organized the central drive committee working" farmers made formal protest against through tho eonsUtuency organiza- the recent order of the board of mil- lions. Every constituency adopted the way commissioners authorizing 35% drive plan, and some have achieved Increase in railway rates in the West, which has already exceeded the Bnan- their protests were unavailing, cial objective set By the central drive We aro siad to say that an effort committee on the basis of 56.00 for made on behalf of the E. D. and B. C. every member of the U. F. A. in good Railway Company for an increase of standing in ths constituency in 1919. 60% on all freight and passenger tolls Some of the other constituencies, on that line was defeated, largely though later in getting organized, bid through representations made by the fair to reach their objective. The United Farmers of Alberta, greater portion of the membership G Your executive have .also made dues collected during the drive are strong representations, both direct lor the year 1921, so that the drive1 and through the Canadian Council of 'has not had the effect of greatly in- Agriculture, against the proposed in- creasing our during 1920. crease of 40% in express rates. ing 1020. At the suggestion of the Canadian An excellent featuro of the returns Council of Agriculture each Provincial from the Drive is the uniformity with Farmers' Organization made represen-, which tlie various branches of the or, tations to the meetings of the iuves- All resolutions approved from district conventions to take precedence over resolutions received direct from locals. The details of working out this scheme to be left to the executive committee." Your board trust that some definite action will be taken along this line by this convention. Appointments Mr. P. Baker was again appointed by your board as vice-president for the year 1920. Mr. A. C. Muir, elected to the eiecu- tive at the last annual convention, pre- sented his resignation in July on ac- count of pressure of home duties, aud his place on the executive for the bal- NO BETTER BAROMETER OF A CITY'S TRADE CAN BE FOUND THAN THE CLASSIFIED COLUMN OF ITS LEADING PAPER The Herald is the medium of the local field and com- mands the con- idence of its territory. No fther agent could dp tne work as quickly as The Herald Want Ad way and bring such sat- isfactory results. TRY ONE TODAY-S cenU a line; 6 iiwer- tiona for the price of 4. PHONE 337 ganization have beuefltted. The organ- tigating committee of cabinet mimst- ance of the year was filled by Mr. S. ization fund was designed to meet ali era in regard to the tariff, and your the expenses of the drive, and we are organization was fully represented at Hiad to say that according to present the sittings in both Ed- indications this fund will suffice to do monton. The results of these represen. this, thereby delivering contribu- tations are not yet known, tions ta the various branches of our Ce-operatipn with Other Organizations net. Tins should Your organization hag co-operated considerable assistance to orgauiza- with 'a number of other organizations tion work next year, as all branches whore a common end could be served, cf the organization will have funds The U.F.A. has been represented at available for starting the year's work, the meetings of the Western Canada One the most valuable features Irrigation Congress, Western Canada of the drive has been the number of Live Stock Union, Western Canada, capable and efficient workers discov- Colonization Association, Social Ser- ered in the ranks of our organization.' vice League, and fraternal delegates We venture to assert that no rural have been exchanged with labor and organization ever had a better organ-1 veterans. ized force than this drive has revealed Your executive was represented at in Alberta. In the near future heavy a conference ot all livestock interests, demands are likely to be made upon 'Which resulted in the drawing up ot a this organization, aud our forces have new live stock contract between toot been marshalled to meet theae do- stock shippers and the railway com- mands any too soon; the more use panies, giving live stock shippers more we make of our organization now, the adequate protection against loss, or more efficient -it will bacome. Many of damage to .stock and persons accom- the drive workers who shipments in traa- duties have been anxious to atart out Bit. N canvassing for the wheat pool or doing-, Your board has also appointed a some other definite constructive work committee of three members of the in the organization. executive.to consult with tho manage- Press Service ment of the United Grain Growers, A good deal of the time of your ex- j Limited, on matters of pclicy. ecutive and board at their A committee of three members was during the -year has been taken up also appointed by the board to assist with the question ot press service for tho federal constituency organizations the organization. in putting on the membership drive. Ernest endeavors, have been marts Several meetings of this committee by your board during the year to es- tablish a provincial organ to supple- ment The Guide, but owing to the very exceptional difficulties in the publish- were held. Estates and Lena! Department The administration of estates and legal department has continued its Ing business at the present time these work throughout the year This work efforts'did not materialize. In this .is conducted by a committee of three work your board had the co-operation one representing theunited Farmers of The Grain Growers' Guide, The of Alberta, one representing the Unit- Guide realizing as well as your board ed Grain Growers, Limited who act the necessity for a quicker and fuller an advisory capacity, with Mr news service for our organization. The Brownlee, our legal advisor who has Guide Is still anxious to co-operate in charge of the department. Your board establishing such a serviw as soon as believes that in view of the fact that conditions permit. the United Farmers of Alberta have The WejHrn Independent, which I now all the powers of a trust com- wae employed as, the official organ of pany, that there should be, and will the late provincial association, was be, considerable expansion in the continued as an organ of the move-'work of this department along the ment .with the financial support of line of administration of estates the lj F.A. until June, at which time Incorporation for Political Purposes your board of directors decided to dis-1 You" legal advi.or has given cgntinue financial assistance to The erable thought to the matter of incor- Independent; this they believed to bo poratiew, to comply with, the provis- In the best interests of the organiza- ions of clause 10 of the Dominion tion as a whole. i Franchise Act, and in consultation In accordance with a resolution with representatives of the constitu- passed at the last convention, the Ha- 6ncy associations a central form of Mitles of the late provincial political incorporation for political purposes association were assumed, and have has been agreed upon, which will amounted to date to n.915.86. Off- meet the requirements of the act, at setting this .amount the central office a minimum of expense to the organiza- hag received from the constituency tion associations on account of the balance Under the central form of incorpor- theJat? of the executive S. Sears, Nanton; Mr. R. S. Law, of Ciaresholm, filling the vacancy on tho board of directors as representa- tive for the Macleod riding. During tho year Mr. Wm. Irvine was appointed joint organizer for the U. F.A. and U.G.G., but after a few weeks' service Mr. Irvine was taken ill and compelled by the condition of his health to go nearer sea level, and we are glad to state that his services .were secured by the United Farmers of New Brunswick. Conclusion Five meetings of the full board, twelve executive meetings and five meetings of the Canadian Council of Agriculture have been held since last convention. Reviewing tho work .of 1920, your board feel that something has been accomplished, that In mem- bers, In Snancial strength, in the growth of the co-operative spirit, and above-all, in the development through steady consistent organization and ed- ucation, of that "standard of responsible, intelligent Canadian citi- senship, which is, and always must be, the ground work of the formers' PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS CARDS LADIE3 make switches, transformations from your combines. Switches 51.00 an 02. Salwuy iiair Factory Cardston, A1U. 3PIRELLA CORSETIERE For Appointments Phone 1943 MRS. MARTIN 1321 10th Ave. S., Cor. 14th St. 29-20 der the circumstances, cast a gloom over the community, Mr. and Mrs. Maunsell being highly respected, in both business ;and social circles, aud tho sympathy, of their many friends In the district is extended to them in their sad bereavement. Moses Whelan and Mrs. Wheian, of Retlaw, and son Cordorij returned NEW DAYTON MAN GETS AN ALLERSTON BRIDE (From Our Oivn Correspondent) NEW DAYTON, Jan. a meeting of the local U. F. A. held on the Sth inst., the resignation of W. Morgan as secretary-treasurer w: NEWS AND VIEWS Reading is the greatest factor In edu- cation. Get ail you can out of the -News. But be sure your wisdom perfect. It may not distress you now but the longer you neglect your eye- sight the more- seriously It will affect your future health and efficiency. Bet- ter see us for a free examination. J. M. HENDERSON Caro ot Wright's Jewelry Store. F. H. WILKINS i SIGHT SPECIALIST 327 6th St. S. Opposite the Empress. Paone HIT. on Saturday to Retlaw, Mr. Whelan! cepted, and Chas. McKelvey the linan- having been convalescing at tho Rhonaida hotel here, after his recent illness. While- crankier, his ;car cm Friday afternoon, B. O. Merriman .implement agent at Retlaw, had'.the misfortune to break his right arm. Th.e car be- ing out of gasoline, the owner had movement, sound progress has been' just obtained a supply, and filled thi J" tank, and on beginning operations the crank flew back, with the result men tioned. Rumors are persistent of coming changes in'the lumber business, which appear to have some foundation. One is connected with the old Pioneer, which still re'ains its buildings, and other equipment, though the stock was transferred years ago. Cashier McCrea, of the freight of- fice, has removed from the Lillybridge house, south dt the track, and taken up quarters for the present at tho Rhonaida hotel. 1 The new shipment of books for the town 'library has arrived, and also a consignment of rubber hose for the The movement Is nearing its test- ing time. Heavy responsibility will rest in the coming year on the leaders of the farmers' movement, and on the officers of your but wa look forward with confidence in the loyal support and co-operation of nil members of the organization. fire department. O. N. Johnstone, manager of the Bank of Hamilton, ig again on duty after his recent Illness. It is to be hoped the Taber kiddies have made the circuit of all children's diseases, chickenpoi 'being the latest We forget what the leave for Fernie on Monday morning, rocks also. The death occurred on Saturday at the hospital here, of Helen, the little I daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Briggs, of Retlaw, the child having been ill in the hospital tor some time frojn com- lvm ou plications, following a cold. A service to their many Wends in the to break out. first one was. The curlers association the sum of .of the U.F.A. will become official n i [trustees for political funds, acting in The resolutions passed by the ann- a purely technical capacity to comply ual convention last year were forward- with tho act, with an advisory board kd to the authorities. Your ex- composed of one representative from ecutive met members of the provincial each constituency association In ord- government and discussed the resolu- er that the provisions of the Dominion tions .on provincial legislative mat- Franchise Act may ha properly com- ters report on which was issued to all plied with, the Central Office should SIS'.M. T.I I be U5ed ag a clearlng house for the Considerable regret was felt by disbursement 'of political funds full your executive at the death during the autonomy and authority remaining en- year o to. Honorable A. G. McKay, trusted with the Constancy Associa- the efliclwit and aggressive Minister tions. of Health for the Province. Mr. Me- Women', and Junior Sections inOTt' A Terjr increase ha, been made in our and Junior Sec- i and i' tions during the year, and constitu- 1s to be hoped that the government tional amendments are ottered by your PnnHnllo tlln alrm.nnr.1.-.. UJ J'uul central board, more definitely recog- nizing the position of these branches ia the organization. The constitutional in regard to ths junior branch are mainly the result business conven- the Improvement of health conditions In rural districts. Droujm Relief Owing to crop failuren in the south- portion-of the province on account tion conducted by the Juniors th' of successive dry years large relief selves during the junior confere Victim Now in Taber Hospital- Little Retlaw Girl Passes Away (From Our Own Correspondent) TABER, Jan. Thomas, manager of the Alberta Pacific eleva- tors at Retlaw and Vauihall, met with a nasty accident on Friday even- ing about seven o'clock, while return- ing from -work to his home about four miles from Retlaw, The homeward road turns eastward a short distance from the village, and as far as can be, -.....------_____.............. iuulr learned, the corner was passed in the the undertaking parlors of T. W Carr Dayton TH dark, and when the turn was attempt-! by the Salvation Army, Medicine Hat'wishinii the ed, the car plunged Into the ditch, and officers being in town, the parents bo- shot up the opposite bank, throwing! ing members of the Christian denom- Mr. Thomas out. His son, finding him Ination which has no branch at this Ions In returning, set out to meet [point. The remains will be shipped him, and discovered him wandering ion Sunday night, or Monday, to Ore- in-a.dazed condition .about a quarter gon, where Mr. Briggs has a brother of a. mile north of Retlaw, and head- and the parents will follow by impus choice of the farmers was pointed. We have no doubt whatever but Mr. McKslvey will nil the bill with satisfaction to tho farmers anil jus- tice to himself, and, there is absolute- ly no question in the matter, that in tho district a better man could not be found. W. Morgan hag resigned the follow- ing lucrative positions this week- Secretary-Treasurer of tho D. F. A.; Justice of the Peace; Secretary-Treas- urer of New Dayton Presbyterian church; member of board of managers of tho New Dayton Presbyterian church. NEW DAYTON MAN IN RESIGNING MOOD (From Our Own Correspondent.) NEW DAYTON, Jan. Tues- day the llth inst, in St. Isadora's church, the Hev. Father J. Bldault of Lethbridge, solemnized the marriago of Miss Clara Thielan of Allerston aud Mr. Clarenco Kaupp of New Dayton. The couple was attended by Miss Nora Thielan, and Mr. Cletus Kaupp, sister and brother' of the bride and groom re- spectively. Immediately following the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner was served at the brides home to nearly ono hundred relatives and fiends. The bride Is the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt TKielan of Allers- ton, while the groom is the second son ot Mrs. and Mrs. Gust Kaupp o! New Dayton. Mr. and Mrs. Kaupp will bo at home .0 their many Wends in the ucnr afternoon at future at the groom's farm near New PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY Tax Consultations. REUBEN C. FARRIS Suits 4, Acadia Block. Telephone 1616. 3rd ATS. S. DEN'flST DK. O. J. COIIHTICE, Dentist, former, ly of LothbridEc, has located at G70 Granvillo St., Vancauver, B. C. Phono 3ey. Opposite Hod- sou's Bay Co. OSTEOPATHJC BK. 3 B. OSTEOPATHIO PHYSICIAN. 111-18-20 Sherlock Bldf. Hours 10-12. 2-4, and BOP appotutDont Won. Utt, PR'VATE HOSPITAUi THE VAN HAARLEM Private Hos- pital, 1224 7th. S.. Lethbrldgss Pbona 746. Accommodation lor ffical, medlcAl and maternity pa- tienu Private ni. Boml-prlrsts rooms. Rates 533.GO week. Wrltr rci information ta tilt M. B. Van UwUm. tunaent HJSIC MISS AILEEN M. Playing and Theory. Pupils enter- ed for the examinations of the Royal Academy and Rojal College of Music, London, England. 100 per cant last year successful.________ MRS. W. H ot Piano and Theory. Pupil- prepared for the Toronto Conservatory of Music If desired. Annas! Ing recital Studio, 1238 Sth A, South. CLEANERS AND PRESSER3 THE in French dry cleaning We are the olSsit cl'.aners In thu city. We me the genuine French tystem. which COT- efs f.very spot and eliminate! pos. tlble Injury to garments, giving high class result! Special attention la country wort 324 Sth Street South. Phone 1811. Collect and deliver. REWIR WOR SETTER 331-5'.- ST WATCH REPAmiNG' LETHBRIDGI: OLO GOLD SILVER BOUGHT OXY-ACBTYLENE WELDING W. N. KUTH. Corner 1st Ave. and 10th Street. ELECTRIC SUPPLIES Contractor! TlrMIng a Im Rleetrteal Wort The! ny friendso o K'rnarned ame" Joy and Proserity wIThn winter. The U. F. n toit ln Edmonton Bed Cross and berta In June. o A This Convention Vt s onvenon t Women s Institutes combined In afford- tended by upwards of 100 young neo ing to upwards of pie, and conducted by our UFA. Jun- lamllles. Your organization did not lors themselves, was a striking trlb- ute to of our junior rectl b w McHvhut rd l1 o our unor rectly but worked through the pro- branch in training our youni neoile jrinclal brunch of the Red Cross, whk-h in the conduct of meeting, eHUen' has efficient machinery for this pur- .hip In general pose. The central office worked in con- Your executive deainm tn u n s lions q: used clothing, etc. Generous organisation. i view of to the future of the ed toward the village, apparently un der the impression that he was walk- ing homeward. The boy hurried to Retlaw, bringing back C. M. Russell and his taxi, Russell taking the injur- ed man to his home, and calling up Dr. Tolmie of Taber, who came out at once, and found Mr. Thomas al- most unconscious, with.a big three- cornered gash on the side of the head. The medico decided on Taber hospital, and on Saturday brought the victim of tho accident into town, .where he lies at present. The death occurred last week at Retlaw, of Mary, the five year old daughter of H. B. Maunsell, manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce at Rotlaw, aud Mrs. Maansell. The child, a bright sunshiny natured little one, greatly liked by those who knew the family, was first attacked by measles, and caught cold, an abscess developing in the throat, hack of the tonsils. Mr. Maunsell was in Toron- to at the time, attending the confer- ence of managers of the Bank of Commerce, and was telegraphed for but arrived too late, thongh driving across country from Suffleld, reach- ing Retlaw Saturday morning. The remains were taken across. to Mac- leod by W. Kearns, for interment In the family plot, Mr. and Mrs. Maun- sell coming to Taber, and going to Macleod by tho noon westbound Sat- urday. The incident, besides a vraat AK B Spokane route, interment taking place on their arrival. The chinook which caused the phone bulletin from Macleod on Frid ay innf- ning of "no reached hero ubMt noon, blowing fiercely all day, and soaking the streets till midnight. An hour later it was freezing, aud Satur- day belfeld a heavy snow storm, which ceased Sunday morning. Near zero weather followed, and after this display of the bizarre, again set for ice games great to tiM jwrent., a mils, the stage is Indications are strong for the beautiful. The superintendent of the Pioneer Lumber Co. registered at the Rhon- aida recently, en route from Grassy Lake, and was looking over the com- pany's property here. W. S. Russell left recently for U.S. points, owing to receiving word of the illness of his mother. Dr. and Mrs. Shlmer of Olda, are visiting with the Jott brothers. Tho auction sale on Saturday was called off on account of the storm. Mlis Durllng la still acting aa. sales'! clerk for the regular Saturday sales. The family of J. Gellatly arrived on Thursday from Brazil, and 'are occupy- ing the house north of Dr. Sands. A. F. Webb of Chin, operator there, has been spending a few days In Ta- ber with friends. Ten more births are reported ny the medical fraternity, and the birth- rate has all other rates but taxes Farmers When Jn need of iny TRACTOH fiepilrt It will be to your inter- est to try US. have an ujvtrwlats Mafbtnt Ptiop and employ only flj-st Machinists Satisfaction In I id w or km it o ship Tractor Cylinders regrounil fitted wilh over-alze pistooj avd NIVEN BROS. JH 1lt Ave. a Phono 1733 Gurney-Oxford Furnaces EAVE TROUGHING GENERAL TINSMITHING FREEL ft ELLIOTT SHMt Worktrt et touM PIMM I? n PIANO TUNING 0. H THNEH- Player-Piano nnd Organ Repairer 10 years' factory experience Hou ours Certificate M T Assn., England References to the musicians of the clt7 Pbona list 627 Si a HOBERT W. GARDNER CONSULTING ACCOUNTANT INCOME TAX EXPERT BUSINESS ORGANIZER Office: Conybcare Block. Phones 711 and 1065. 31-26 LX3O PRESSING, Repairing and alterations well done reasonable prices. sell tof tnd (nods. 110 7Lk at. Booth. Phone GUNSMITH! bamli ttralfhtened. restock- ed, can work dor.e by a gunsmith. made, locks repaired, bicycles, typewriters, phonographs, any light machinery repaired, lawn mowe-t D E Macdonald. Indian Agont. Phone 10H Cto, Street, opposite Herald office. BtCOKATINO WET.LJNOTON tort Pilnturt. Kahnntalai. Ouerrnl tod Bim WrttlMK EittirmtM foe olden RM phow mi. office' fhoM 1711 OurlocU Bldf, bndw. Dwontlmi and Pipcrhanitnc. IM in Room C U COPBUkUD H. R. KENT The Pyramid Decorating Co or decorating in4 paperhantlng laity Sttlifled customers our aim, PUone HOJ. ISth St Soath. JOSEPH DAVIDSON. DBOORATOR. Established TWrty.flTe yean' experience In lor and Interior Decorating. 167 llth bt South, btlmates free. Phone WINTER RADIATORS Why not have your Automo- bile Radiator Re-cored before tho frost comes, with the best Honey-comb Cora obtainable. and let ua tell you about it, or ask someone who has one. They STAND UP, ANDY The Radiator Man "Uh Ave. S. Behind Silver Grill. THE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL BANFF Girls up to Matriculation. Boys under 12 Kindergarten. Orcenhnm. B. A.; Margaret E. Grcenhum, formerly of Havergal College, Toronto. 15-26 Asiociation of Army and Navy Veterans in Canada Lethbrldre Unit No. M Teterom desirous of Jolnm. the abovi association, eai. ob- tain Information and application formi from the L. D. S. Publications AT CARDSTON I. M. COOMBS Deierit Agent Doris L R. Cocq -_.. -.M-jy COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER DEVELOPING, PRINTINO, HOMI-PORTRAITU1E. STC. 1214 THIRD AVE. SO. ;