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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, JANUARY 25il918^ U,F.A. DELEGA TES FROM LETHMltiGE Salt teft to riaht-N. H. Murray, W. H. F�(rfietd, SvpOExperimental F*nn;J�. R. Marnech.PretrSdard of.Trade; T ELECTION DEPflfSai mmm up of new UknVror, and the nattltywat that th� alt]-..wilt,Mk th� leclflatnrfl for.con' trot over the taxtcab�uen, which'control is Jiow hold by the priiTlnclal.icdv-^ irtiineiit. Thoi mayor staked that the oHIea expected'to recelYo part of tho flnos In booto cases, and with thd-nion�y expected to bo able to Increase the police force. Th^s will b1�o them li tiettor opportunity niso to pwt a stop to thd wrong practlcsa being carried' oh- e of thib'tasldvivof 8.  mtmm Taxi Driver Makes. Sensatidnal Statement-Backed By Chief: of Police CalBaf>% .IninfiS,-Tho clecfon' of tho director^ to^ the Uiiitod Parni Womona Aasoclaf.on which look place at th6 closo of ItH sosaloua today re-salted in the fallowing women belnr chosen to rew'eHenl tho yarlons cos: stltuenclea: 'East end W^sst Calgary and lied Doer, Jlrs. A. M. Lucnr Carstalrs; East and Waat Edmontn and � Strathcoua, Mrs. P*.' O. noiv Wetaskiwln; Battle Uver, two, Mrs. A. M. Poaten, Heath. Knd Mrs. A. E. Jumped Out of Window at CouKa While Mountie Walt-\ cd'Below N'o trflco of Cart'-fcattoll, the local Iss! driver >vhb tnado off with a new MltchEll car last Suntlay mornlns and who eoenped froth the police after be-Ins arroatcd at Coutta liaa been feund as yet. Sergt, Munday of tlio Mounted Police and tWo iither nieinbora'.if Uio I'orc.o arc scour.ng the countrf Vor him. It appearfi t)iat Cattell nsUcd the Mounted Police, who wore UoIddiK him at Coutts until the provl^iclnl poltO'3 conhl take him In ^hnrtro, lo be al)owoH to go to tho iio'cplio or-vango for nccommoflot'on iov IiIm wife. An escort woat with, hlni l)iit allo^vo(^ Cattell to go upstairs alone. After va Mn& about 20 mlautesi tho oncort ' -�s em- hodied In two resolutions reading as fo...j.v!?.-� 1-"U'iiereas, tho proposal has been r made to import Oriental labor for work on western farms, be It resolved that we, the United Farmers ol Alberta are abscliitely^ opposed to Oriental labor in any shape or form." i-''Wlierea.', i:i view of the need fdr the greatest possible food production, be it resolved that we ask the provincial and Dominion sovernments,f to organize the labor power of the country for the more efficient help of far ers." ' 1 isc'.ission-of this important topic w..? sr^mewhat proiunged and most h? ltd. P. Hnker of Ponoka, submit-, te.i c; resolution Stating that the L'nited reaffirmed the protest made by dhe board of directors, and requested thnt___^____^____________ the increase not be permitted nnle^ obtain the righr'toTicenso''drivers of the public had been given full justifi- cars for h=re in orderto give the city Local taxi drivers will not be compelled to park their cars off tho main business streets for a few weeks yet. It was decided at a meeting between the city council and tHe ta.\i drivers this morn ug thtit U(>thing should be done until after the coming sesspn of the legislature when an effort Is to be ma;lc by the cities of the province to cation for It. increased Production The question of Increased production nriiiHRS OF CANADA PREPARE FOR TROUBLE T. O. KING, of Raymond, the new V. P.-A. director �pr LethTiridge district , Farmers were opposed to Oriental labor but that If It became a military \7hm a girl becomes a woman, whea ,,, � .7- " - ------�-,- ~-...... . a �o:naa becomes-a mother, aud When a "^'^esgity, the government be request- ed to conduct the importation under military supervision, that the Celestials be guarded by soldiers while in Canada, and that when their services I- woi'.mn passes through the changes of niiddle life, are tho three periods of life when health and strength are most needed to withstand tho pain and distress ofteu ,,.,-, ,, i,,,,,. ,,,j,j ,1 , , Icatif- ^� to rn'in.rino-- , resolution also provided for the pay- s r� >- ^'.-^ - ^ '-aent of the ruling wage for farm help. St. CathirHies, Ont. -"Over lortj Mr. Baker pointed out that all the re- yeara was restored to health by solutions in the world would not stop taking Br..Pierce's the importation of coolies It it be-Favorito Prescrip- came necessarj-to save the crops, that tion. / It was after the majority of delegates thought there medicine arid doc-; ^vas stifficient rlabor in Canada if it tors had failed to � could be "properly organized and pro-hclo me or give vlded that unnecessary industries were roliof. I'-had ' - through overwork become all run-' arta, as he had been pestered to death down in liealth, I with boftk- agents and canvassers all WB." weak ^and ;,iast summer, and every time he came Jipally b^me a j to Calgarj- he saw hundred^ of men police control over them. Only four drivers appeared before , , , , , , the council today and they were repre- was dealt with in.a long resolution in semed by C. F. Janiieson who placed two parts, one dealing with the meat ^^^^^^ ^ase before the members of.the problem and the neet^ for greater hog council. Mr. .lamlcson contended that ?h.�f"M'i�"-h,TM n,fv^*ft'/4- '^sainst the parking of.taxi-, nri i-^ n,^-^ fn? -fn^fe the streel3>or was lost after an explanation of' the so much competition lii the business system now in force was made by Pre- if At were not f6i:,,{he restricted area sidetit Wood and C. F. Brown of tha and tor the bootl�ggitjg, which hal UnUed Grain Growers. - Mr� Brown come to be -a. thr^]^|na busings with thought that one cent perhns^el com- some drivers since the Liquor Act mission was :too much, and^advocated"was passed, , -' direct marketing through Liverpool, j Chief Backs it Up Mr. Woqd said that tho carrying The mayor wa.V all attention im-charge was as low aslt could possibly tnedlately and wanted'to know about be at the present time, and added that it. Ho didn't think that was the case, no one would deny but what the ele- Mr. King anikvered that the^lef of vators as a whole would lose mone\ police could confinn his statement, on the operations of the past year. Be- The clJTef was called in and admitted sides, every farmer h.i?. (he privilege of loading wheat over the platform, without running it through the elevator, and with this option can escape the charge if he thinkiT it is exhorbl-tant. The matter of division of the con-),stltuencles of Medicine Hat, and "Battle River was left/to the executive. that the busilSess' of some of the taxi men was almost wholly confined to that lic6. "I haven't^mentioned It before because I was waiting tor 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 1 cannot^ do when they are scattered all over the city.". The War Veterans' association to secure fair play and a reasonable chance to � . " .make a liviiig for returned men. was curtailed; One delegate was,sure there L--.'-o-i Trfi res^'ution asking the were sufficient men available In Can provincial governmpat to provide hoard -^u jo cose proximityit: quality at the Panama Pacific Exposition. / prices: 965, 9110, S150, 9209, �Z40, $280, $350, 9500, 91,500.' I. MONTAGNES & COMPANY A canadian distributors Third Floor, Byrle Bldg., .toronto ask YOUR dealer TO.show vou the sonora. ip he rtASN'T it; write us �irect. loafing aroimd the streets. "IfThe government honestly "carried out its Intentions, and they will If the �people demand It, there will bo no difficulty," said another, "and I think we can get-ialong very well without the Chinks." Other speakers referred to the experience of South Africa and California. In the tatter case the state would give everything It owned to bo rid of the yellow then. "They are not dogs," said another delegate, "and you cafl't drive them out. Once they aro here, they will stay, and we wl'l regret the action as long as we liveV' ^ Freight Rates Many other Important resolutions were passed at the morning session. Theljuestlon of Increased freight ratos-| came up tor some warm debate but a The requests that stricter stiparvi-sioh over livery stables be inaugurat- .klno Powd- OC^ ep, 16'ox. tins'........ Loganberries, E\Aiporat- ed. Per pkt....... OyMer Sheila, 7 Ibsi.........f. .v . 25c 25c 25c 35c DONALDiSd N'S #H{B)II�>11W 801 NINTH Ave. s. stonewall request that m.unlclplUtles he e.mpower^ed to pa%s bylaws deii.linf with tho d^struptioh of gophers was adopted atvd the fillet resolution praying the departments'of. agriculture toj carry out' exhaustive experiments in-! an effort to ascertain the best and! most effective fojrm of cattio gttarda, tor use on railway crossings, was also, passed. The question of a land tax for tolephones was a somewhat mooted oiie, but a resolution,asking that all land be taxe(J,fpr this purpose was finally adopted. Coyote aounty , The matter of a bounty increase for coyotes as referred to the executive. The Olelchen local asked that the, bounty be Increased'to five dollars arifl I that it apply during the summer as' well as the winter months, on coyotes ot both sexes and to pups Irrespective of ages.'- The action of the;Manitoba Sheep Breeders' assiiclatlon in this r^' ' wrd was called to the attention of the delegates, and was favorably received. That association asked that a "bounty . ot $12 to |1& be graced on all famile 1 coyotes in whelp. , ^ . Banks Doing All ThisyCan I The resolution providing pienaltles I for chartered banks which contravOn-ed the law stating that no bank shall charge/over. 7 per eent,* waa Ubled. Pj-esldent Wood spoke against the mo-/tion, calling the attention of the co^i-ventlon to the high rates ot interest prevailing and the difficulty o( secur>. Ing credit at all. He cited (ffle case of the pi'ovinclal governinent Iq their rjs-cent effort to borrov;9Q the ifecurlty of the provinces. Mr.; MIteh'ell bad been able to secure onlylSOOiOOO it'iVi per cent. Mr. Wood BiSoJbough't thutrthe hunks were doing the best they oould by the farmers,, and ha was supported ....^Z .in this contention bya large numW ^J^r..of dtlelates, " � i'^ Pork Tenderloins Pork Spare Ribs Fresh-kiUedMilk. fed Turkeys Presh-kaied Milk-fed Chickens , No. 1 Ro^l Special Sales of every Tues. 4 Frjw ippea in by the carloadi^i, Figure out what it means to you, the saying bet\yeen cx# pries^ an(| freight ' Umited OUTH PHONBB 4ia 4 ISM %� OOMINION iHARKCT. - COR. 4TH> AVE.* 6TH BT./S./PHONE 16B4 > PAUACl: MARKET-.13THBT.' N, PHONE 4S1 ' / MAIN MARKET~�RO vAVI. � 4ia * ;