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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta tr I. 0 P t k FAGRF.KVffT THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25,1918" t UFA. DELEGATES FROM LETHBRIDGE Acquainted with this Mtaayor, and the rostitt\was that the 1 e�Uy will aak the legislature for control over the taxicab�nen, which control is now hold by the provincial government. The\ mayor stated that the cities expected to receive part of the fines in booze eases, and with the \ money expected to be able to Increase the police force. Th's will give them I a bettor-opportunity also to put a atop to th�J wrong practices being carried on by some of the taxi ilr.vors. * \ __ J Jumped Out of Window at Coutts While Mountie Waited Below iRpoobil tn tbp TTomlfl> Cat ga fy nn. 12*5.-The elect'on of the directors- for the United Farm Wo mens Association which took place at the close of its 'sessions- today re-salted in the following women beinr chosen to represent the various eoi: stltuencies: ''East and Wsst Calgary and Ued Deer, Mrs. A. M. 'Lucas Cars'airs; JSast and Wast anci Strathccna, Mrs. F. \Vetarki\vin; Battle R'ver, A. M. Posten, Heath, and Mrs. A. E. Dowler, Velora; Bow-River, Mrs. Jean Stevenson, Craigmyle; Victoria, Mrs. J. H. Itoss, Puh am el; Macleod, Mrs. M. L. Sears, Nanton; Medicine Hat, Mrs. Ralph Dav|s' Peerless; Leth-brldge, Mrs. N. h. Carr, -Blrdsholme. Left to right-N. H. Murray, W. H. Fairfield, Supt/Experiment! Farm; Marnoch, Pres. Board of Trade; A Mitchell, Coaldale. g. r. i Taxi Driver Makes Sensational Statement-Backed By Chief of Police Edmonto g. rto^' two, Mrs. J No (raco of Carl -Cnttoll, the lncal tr.x? driver who made off with a now Mitchell.car last Sunday morning and who escaped from the police after being arrested at Coutts ima been found us yet. Sergt. Mini day of the Mounted Police and two other members' .if the i'on:e aro scouring the country for him. Tt appears tjiat Cattell asked the Mounted Police, who were hoMiw? him at Coutts until the provincial police couifl .take him in V-hnr^e, to be allowed to Ko to the hocel-io arrange for acrommodatkm for his w.'l'e. \n ewcort wont with, htm hut allowed Oat tell to go upstairs alone. After va Hn� about 20 mlmt'eg tho escort � *v.t up and walked Into the room. 'he wife was ly'n� on the bed crying it no trace could bo found of Cattoll. Mrs. CMttell admitted ho had. left by the window route, and bemoaned the fact that she "weuild ^ever see him jtgain. It is. known Cattell is on the Montana side' and the police on both sides of the lliic aro co-operatng to secure his arrest and return to Canada. (Special to the Hera, id) Calgary, Jan. -Vociferous repudiation of any proposal to import Oriental labor for vrosLern farms/�accom-panied by emphatic re ernes ts that the domestic labor resources be-speedily, and completely nicbilized for agricul- . tural service, was given at this morn- ; ang's session c� the Cxiited Farmers oft A 'v-c";The?o v.*�~f� em- bodied in two resolutions reading as fo-._M*Y: 1-"\Vherea^. the propo.vil has been mr.de to import Oriental labor for work on wes:ern farms, he it resolved that we. the t*nited Farmers of Alberta are absciute'.y opposed to Oriental labor in any shape or form." S-''Whereas, i-i view of the need for the greatest possible food production, be it resolved ihat we ask the 1 provincial arid Dominion governments! to organize the labor power of the j country for the more efficient help of j far . ers." ' ] Scission � of this important topic. ?r-mcwhar prolonged and most .t:h P. Baker of Ponoka, submit-, a resolution stating that the I nited w. te.i  reaffirmed the protest made by the ! board of directors, and requested that the increase not be permitted unless the public bad been given full justifi-' cation for it. Increased Production The question of increased production was dealt with in a long resolution in two parts, one dealing with the meat ! problem, and the need for greater hog production. The delegates decided that they should make eve?y effort to increase the production for pork but asked that protection be given them';' V'" ~*^7'*w"* fT """TV against violent market fluctuations. tators- and that there rGaIi-v was n0 Local taxi drivers will not be compelled to park their cars off the main business streets for a few weeks yet. \ It was decided at a meeting between the city council and tfte taxi drivers this morn ng that nothing should be done until after the coming sess on oft the legislature when an effort is to be ma>le by the cities of the province to obtain the right to license drivers of cars for Irre in order to give the c.ty police control over them. Only four drivers appeared before the council today and they Were represented by C. P. Jairiieson who placed! their case before the members of .the council. Mr. Jamieson contended that the protest against the parking of taxi-cabs on the main streets had not.c~6me, from the farmers but from a few agi- Aid. thc MSTftUMitrr or quality ct>tAH BCLI� nil II �I L . ;^EItS OF CANADA P i T. 0. KING, of Raymond, the new I". P. A. director for Lettibrldge dis-trict. PREPARE FOR TROUBLE When a girl becomes a woman, when  u-.r.nau becomes.n mother, and when a. woiuiin passes through the changes of mitldk1 life, are th�.*. three periods of life when hcaJtli and ?treugth are most needed to v/ithr-tand the pair, and distress often caused bv .severe onranic disturbances. Many thousands in this sectiou would testify a5 do the Jollying: i St. Catharine?, Out. - "Over fort? years ago 1 was restored to health by taking* Dr. .Pierce'0 Favorite Prescription. 1 It after medicine arid doctors had failed to help me or give r e 1 i e f. I' liad Through overwork . become ail run-down in health. I was* weak and finally became a nervous w^eclr. The 1 Prescription \ was recommended -t 0 at the time I started to The second part asks for more intensive use of tractors and steam engines generally used "only for threshing purposes, in the breaking up cf new land and other cultural operations. Marketing Grain The resolution submitted by the dlackie local asking that a more direct system of marketing grain, whereby the handling charges could be reduced, was lost after an explanation of- the system now in force was made by President Wood and C. F. Brown of tho very great need for such action. T-h?re has never bee^ any ser'ousi congestion on the city streets and uiit;l such time as there is there is no need for chang-ihg the present arrangement. A Sensational ''Statement One of the "drivers,' Mr. King, threw a bombshell into the negotiations when he declared thatf there wouldn't be so many t".x!caba on-the streets nor so much competition in the business if .it were not for. .the restricted area and for the bootlegging, which has come to be a thrjpjn^' business with some drivers since the Liquor Act United Grain Growers. Mr. Brown thought that one cent per .bushel commission was too much, and advocated was passed, direct marketing through Liverpool., Chief Backs it Up Farmers were opposed to Oriental labor but that if it became a military necessity, the government be requested to conduct the importation under military supervision, that the Celestials be guarded by soldiers while in 'sides, every farmer h.the privilege Canada, and that when their services were no longer needed, they be deported under "military supervision. The : resolution also provided for the pay-1 ment of the ruling wage for farm help. Mr. Baker pointed out that all the resolutions in the world ^.vottrd not stop the importation of coolies if it became necessary to save the crops, that the majority of delegates thought there . was sufficient -labor in Canada if it could be properly organised and provided that unnecessary industries were curtailed: One delegate was sure there were sufficient men available in Can ada, as he had been pestered to death t with book- agents and canvassers all schools of agriculture, was adopted, last summer, and every time he carne^ The requests that stricter supervi-to Calgary- he saw hundreds^ of men sion over livery stabie3 be inaugurat-loafing around the streets. ej: tnat the government fix a fair "Jf the government honestly carries ! wage for agricultural labor* and that Mr. Wood said that the carrying The mayor was' all attention Uncharge was as low as-it could possibly mediately and wanted to know about be at the present time, and added that it. He didn't think that was the case, no one would deny but what the ele- Mr. King anifcrered that the ^hief of vators as a whole would lose mone^y police could confirm his statement, on the operations of the past year. Be- The ctfTef was called in and admitted that the busiffess of some of the taxi men was almost wholly confined to that \m6. *'I haven't^mentioned it be-tore because I was waiting for the outcome #of these negotiations, but now that I am asked I demand a taxi stand in order.that I may keep tabs on the drivers, which I cannot- do when they are scattered all over the city." The chef argued that a stand would be a benfit to the honest taxi drivers.' for if the police can get supervision over the drivers the dishonorable ones will go out of business making it ail the better for those who are plying a legitimate trade. Tb-s put a new phase before the M*tU is tht universal hn^uagt vf mankind, -LONGFELLOW* THERE'S^ no question of what you are going to buy after the Soiiora.  It is so wonderfully natural, true and beautiful,thatyouWilLunderstand at once why Sonora won highest score for tone quality a 1 the Panama Pacific Exposition. � 1 1 of loading wheat over the platform, without running it through the elevator, and with this option can escape the charge if he thinks' it is exhorbi-tant. The matter of division of the constituencies of .Medicine' Hat and'Battle River was left/to the executive. Support Veterans Support to the efforts of the Great War Veterans' association to secure fair play and a reasonable chance to [ make a living for returned men, was _-'-'-ro'i Tne resn'utlon asking the provincial government to provide board i^u,...a jn c.ose proximity to the / PRICES: r $110, $150, $205, $240, $280, $350, $500, $1,500. I. MONTAGNES & COMPANY CANADIAN DISTRIBUTORS Third Floor, Ryrie Bldg., TORONTO ASK YOUR DEALER TO SHOW YOU THE SONORA. IP HE HASN'T IT, WRITE US DIRECT. out its intentions, and they will if the people demand it. thei'e will be no dif- bden able to do any- 1 ficulty," said another. thing for over a year. I took the "Pav- j can get^along verv well :he * Golden Medi: I chinks." Other speakers referred to Grite Prescription ' and the ea. Discovery' ss well. It took several bottle?, but; X was completely restored to good health uud since that time when X have i'olt the need of the?e medicines I l*vo taken them and always vrith perfrct attraction.'* -Mas. Wk: Baker, 33 Page St. Stratford. Ont.-1 ^ras all ruii-down. weak, nervous. I- also suffered with severe pains through my back. I -wa� very ana I think we without the i the experience of South Africa and California. In the latter case the state would gtve everything it owned to be rid of the yellow men. "They are not dogs," said another delegate, "and you can't drive them out. Once they aro j here, they will stay, and we will regret the action as long as we liveV' ^ Freicht Rates Many other important resolutions miserable when a friend advised me to ; were passed at the morning session, try .Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription j The question of increased freight rates and one bottle seemed to give renewed strength. It stopped the pain in my back, also helped my nervous condition. It is surely a good tonic for women.- Mrs. Florence Culluh, 100 Milton St. came up for some warm debate hut a telegram had been received from Ottawa announcing th#hoist of the measure until March 1st, and while the I convention commended the action of t the government'in this regard, it also Grocery Specials for Saturda Choice Ontario Cheese Per lb............... Ingersoil Cream Cheese Per pkt.............. King Beach Jam, per 4 lb. qV paii, 90c and........^ ifDC St. William Jam in glass jars. Each ----...... Honey Spred. Very special, per pkt.......... Dyson's Horseradish Per bottle, each ...... Dyson's Vinegar, large 'bottle. Each ......... Dill Pickles in gallon jars. Each .......... 1.35 Gold Soap Saturday only. 4 bars ---- ......... Lennox Soap, 5 bars .......,....... Green Peas. Per lb................ White Star Sweet Pickles Per bottle............ White Star Baking Powder, 16 oz. tins........ Loganberries, EVhporated. Per pkt.......... Oyster Shells, 7 lbs. ........!,.\.____ TRY US WITH AN ORDER ONALDSO election deposits be eliminated, were >rtl tabled. The Delburne resolution asking tor greater restriction on hog3 running at large, was adopted. The Gleicben resoluti6n that incorporated companies be required to file revised lists of their directors every year, was passed. State War Aims The reouest that the allied nations .state thefr" war ajms, was tablde. The" Stonewall request that municipalities he empowered to pass bylaws dealing with the destruction of gophers was adopted and the Millet resolution praying the departments'of agriculture to carry out exhaustive experiments in-1 an effort to ascertain the best and ' most effective form of cattle guards ; for use on railway crossings, was also, passed. The question of a land tax for telephones was a somewhat moot-1 ed one, but a resolution asking that ; all land be taxe&.for this purpose was finally adopted. Coyote Bounty The matter of a bounty increase for j coyotes as referred to the executive. The Gleichen local asked that the bounty be increased to five dollars and that it apply during the summer as well as the winter months, on coyotes of both sexes and to pups Irrespective of ages. The action of the Manitoba I Sheep Breeders' association fn this regard was called to the attention of the "delegates, and was favorably received. That-association asked that a "bounty of ?12 to $25 be pftced on all fsmale coyotes in whelp. . ^ Banks Doing All They Can The resolution providing penalties for chartered banks which contravened the law stating that no bank shall charge over 7 per sent, was tabled. President Wood spoke against the motion, calling the attention of the convention to the high rates of interest prevailing and the difficulty of securing credit at all. He cited the case of the provincial government 3& their recent effort to borrow on the security . of the provinces. Mr. Mitchell had been I able to secure only $500,000 at 1% per cent. .Mr. Wood also thought that the banks were doinE the best thev could i "T l We are enlarging our store and wilLse our dy-Made Stock o t Men's and Boy^' Suits "!! Overco I 75  OFF \ Them Tomorrow THE TAILOR Special Home Cured BACON, whole or half, per lb. This is the best value in the city. Only a limited quantity for sale. Dom nion Brand Creamery BUTTER per ib. Butter has advanced considerably in price during the past week. This brand is the best orj the market at the price. + T Burns' Ideal Poul try 101b. pkfe Keeps the Poultry in Healthy condition. A regular egg producer. F < Pork Tenderloins Spare Ribs 0 Fresh-killed Milk fed Turkey$ Fresh-killed Milk fed Chickens No. Fowl Special r ales evary Tues. & Fri. Shipped in by the carload., Figure out what it means to you, the saving between express and freight. / Limited main market-3RP ave. south, phones 412 & 1388 dominion Market, - cor. 4th ave. 4 6th st.,8.,'phone 1654 pa lace MARK ET-13TH PHONE 431 8T. N 4 * 1 ;