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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald'a Page of Local News letbbnbge "fceralfc FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 1920 SKCOND SECTION. LETHBIUDGE, ALBERTA. All The 'New. You Expect U SECOND SECTION SEVKK Southern Alberta's Irrigable Land Equal to Best in North America, Opinion of .Expert X f George G. Andtmon, Coasultieg' aitMloo, ihit ct hooklpi (be coun- Engineer of Lethbridge Nor- thern and'Pionccr' Irritation Engineer in the Dominion Some Very Encour- aging and Interesting Compared Irrigable Land Here, (o Cache Ii'Poudre Val- ley in Colorado, the Very Best. Considered Tint the devel- oped region in irrigated areas in Am- erica is tlie valley as the Cicfee la 1'oudre. in Colorado, and that con- diiionB In Southern Alberta such .Iliat under Irrigation the v.'ould lio the equal of that valley was the assuring message given by Mr. George Anderson, was the guest at flic Hoard o[ Trade luncheon on Thursday. Jlr. Anderson, who was em- ployed by the Provincial Government ju an advisory capacHy to tender P. full report on the feasibility of trie contemplated irrigation projects and that ot Uio Ixsthbrifige Northern, has completed his labors and was In the city on his way hack to liis home In Los Ansoles, It. Considering thai 4his report, which is an exhaustive one. is now in the handa of the government for dellber-1 try for tupprylic is a very InterMtjm ".My report hu kwn >.o the iov: eminent and ttouth if whiU befef cft on the. ranee, llti widow and' two children, a flrl of IS year: uud a. boy of S ytari, accompanied In- ipMtor Klik back to tuil nrllh Mr. and Mrs. Risk for "on, 1 Jn ac- cordingly, to rnkke' any "continent be yoaA uyUc that the Irrigation pra jecta are in every .fewible." referred In conclusion to the jurt Ir-j rliatlon here mean (a) loss of at least one school .rjsa.r. or college year, (b) loss of at least year from in- other, twining. In both cases the interruption mint be due to war .service.. Applications for must be made within three months from, January 1st, J350. Loans not exceeding for" five years free -of -Interest -will be made to those men who hava satisfactorily completed h' re-trahimg course with the S.O.n. wish to start in bus- inesi in line with tne training ih-aj-. received and who are unable to do so will out sucli assistance. .Men. who rcccjvcd loans from the Soldier Settlement Board will not NO CLUE IN THE CARNILL CASE LONDON SUFFERS FROM- There baa been no due so obtained as tu the author of the'outrace on Mrs. Walter Carnill. There have been sis men on suspicion by Ihe -A.IM'.. but Jailine 10 be Identified by St'n. Carniil they were released. EOT SAVS'FIRST CLASS. IS NOW GETTING SCARCE The P. Burns Co., of the city, shipped .in Iwo carloads of grain fed from Blackie this week, Mr. Bates, company's local buyer, jays that fint-class beet, the 'kind the company's local markets ure, Is get- ting very scarce In tbe south country, and, consequently, he has to buy on the north' lines. HEAl, SCARCITY HOUSES Vroui I'ummunu'atlons received by (rieuds in the city from A. J. Black- burnt, "ho ia now on i visit to tlie, joid t'ountry, the problem U Beipite' Cold, Good Attendance an acute one in Ixmdou. where the population since the has gcoe up Irom seveii ami a half millions to ten millions.. There is not a house to. p'remiunis are being ottered (or renting houses.' According .to a government crder, a person purcha's- lug a housct cinnot turn thfi occupy- ing out if he has DO other liouse to to to. landlords are not allowed tu raise tile rents: ou old ten- ants. Loral Speakers Heard the extreme cold tbe Ihe Baptist church Iml "igbt was not as (or. There was large as was hoped good attendance. however, and the addresses were most inspiring. .Mr. Trotter spoke of Ihe Forward Movement from the ot a Christian business man. He stated lliat tUe movement the outcome of a.heart yearning to accomplish something worth while Cod anil humanity following the five year- of uwful, unrest and sorrow through which the nation had Just passed. The churches who were "directly respons- poke .of Ihe tack ot (he churcb, say- iuc that the business or IHe church was to save Ihe lives of tho citizens of this laud. There were prganUen forces-on every hand today for just ae real as in the days of Paul. 11 was spiritual wickednees in the. higli places. There was a shortage PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS GOVT. FORMS Ihle. for.all Ihe benevolent work dui-jot both munitions ami men for the ing llicsc days now .sought'to galhcr (carrying on ot the campaign against iiau Trade Commission, informing 'Hoard of the coming visit to the West ot .Mr. Ponton, associate secretary and tcchnical adviser, was brought before the meetins. Mr. Ponlon Is leaving be eligible for 'oan.' Loans may only be made for the actual purchase by the Department of d equipment'necessary to es- Sttch' mem, in business for themselves, .or .in partnership with jhlp. George1 Ramsay, -who it, was fined and 'costs for un- lawfully having Iljuor for sale. Ac- cording to Detective, Pat Fjjan. he mado a grab and seized a portion of the incriminating! pvidence ]urt it was balng emptied .into ths sink on his Another fimv was for selling -essence' of to Ind ians in the Indian Act These to con- Uln.alcohol ot ten per cent. ,-Accu'se.iJ "pMaded. ignorance of the Act, ih.thkt ho bad not been lonf? in this country, cdmine here from the States. UNFORTUNATE MAN A BROTHER-IN-LAW OF INSPECTOR RISK THOS. HUCKVAtE, ONE OF THE VICTIMS OF THE EMPIRE HOTEL FIRE IN STORY as details go his mouth was neces- sarily shut bul ho was able to say that Hie projects were eminently feas iblc both frora an engineering point nnrt In regard lo Uio available water supply. Tlie views lie held twenty- two years ago, when In Lethlirlugc, as lo tho future possibilities of de- Milonmenl of Southern- Alberta under Irrigation were more than strength- ened and he considered that this part ot Uio province was standing on the threshold of an era of great prosper- ity. First Tree in Gait Gardens Rising to the call of President Slar noch, Mr. Anderaon expressed his In being among old and HE.-.V found friends. Lethbrldge would always have a tender spot in his mem-, ory. There was the delight of ion with "old friends whom he hail ler.rnt to know long years'ago, but (here was also .the associated 'passed out, and "more acutely so Kith1 those whom he liad" known as children and who bad Biven the best service, that of their country. Incidentally ho referred to tbe planting of lhn_ first tree ia what is now Gait Gardens, in he took part, and to.tlie remarks made by some of his friends that lie was doing a fool's job in