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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TUP. HflUAU) FRin.VY, JANUARY letbbriboe -13 DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors PubUlhrrs THE tETH BRIDGE HERAUD PRINT .ING COMPANY. L1M1TEP W. A. Buchanin and Managing Director JoUa Ti nance Business Miatgs: what mill he ba trhen all the tuca are back In Canada? The returned soMter j r.vist vttiUi? that vrkh. goes I aiMsi be performed with a duo all tatercfcts. If It is i Uocal itea tha era ol returned i saMier would soon DECKED UP IN TELEPHONES (Editorial Office jiltmber Audit Bureau of Subscription.Rales: Eii'.y. delivered, per Daily, delivered, per year Diily, by mall, per yesr ......J5.C8 'rii'ail. per yeir......51.5D by risil, ner year to C.S..fiOO Dates of eipiry o! subscription; pear daily on address lahel. Accept- ance of pacers after eiplratioa data li bur authority to continue the sub- scripiion. At this timft especially and for to coDie. it is very ina' returned aiea shculJ sit in cur public bodies. Their first hand ac- quaintance with the problems of (he soldier will be very helpful in drafting m to meet the deman-ia ot lie But they would destroy ibelr and their use- fulness if they wei> Jo art wholly were rcpresenta- ihs iies that they lives of a class. HEARING BOTH SIDES OF A CASE President Wood o! the U.F.A. is a statesman, ile guides tie U.F-A. aloog a wise course. Witness the jwsitiori taken on Ins fixed price ot wheat. The argument of the eastern protectionist is shattered. Mr. Wood .leaves the KOR TIJU Hl'SY MAX 'aUary gets word that, postottlce will bo started Major (Dr.) W. II- Macdouald has returned to Medicine Hat from over- seas. The Coco Cola Co. will erect a fact- ory plant In Hegina at a cost of of the meeting. outsMe the displayed, was that It was In Kavmord, which is centre of an irrlpnloi district- Ttu- fact thai the irrigation farmers iht- twelves want to irrigation In ttu'ir own district did a greut to convince farmers from 'toe dry areas reiiroseuted that the scheme vras not a i-aae of crying tor ihe WOOD, It was proof positive AYilliam F, O'Connor, K.C., has bcea; mat 'exptrJeni-o has tnuiili! tliat Jrrl- appoiutei to the new office of spec- gallon In Southern Alberta pays, and lal i-ouusel ot the Soldier Settlement that any district ylikh te so fortunate that tUo A. n. aud I. bad bought acres (rom tUo government at AU acre, from which had been deducted j tho cost ot the ditch. Mr. Voters satd that Csuada was 10 get ball tbe water from Milk There was a great deal ot discussion over the problem of how to gel the ditch built, 'Some of the delegates thought that (he government should go ahead and build it, charging the cost up 10 tlio land under the scheme, iind handing the system over to the laroiers after the water was ready to tnrn on the land. Mr. ed that tho government had as yet Board. as lo lie located" where water from Ihe irrigation system outlined can bo Dr. J. G. Rutherford, the new j secured should wnsUc; itself very way eomuiissXiner, was presented with a gold by tbe Calgary'Board of Trade. A Caproal carrying 10 pass- engdrs, flew from Milan to Home in 1H hours. The distance is about SOO lucky. Not Protest Another significant feaiure of tbe meeting was IJiat not n siiislt" protest rani? from any dry district represent- ed tlint to show a desire lo secure ir- r tion, waier meant a knock to the district Irrigation projects In the south have been sei back before PLANMNG TO OVERCOME THE DRY ERA An .Mlactie Cily despatch tells'us that some genius dowa there hss a scheme to overcome the in Mayor M. Kirtpatrick, M. C, j M this foolish ilea, but there is farmer on top, EQ far as sound argu- Montreal, succeed? -as: none of lhat jealousy Every far- meet is concerned Tho farm- assistant freight traffic manager of J present realized that Ms land uu- eTls on' record as desirous of a square C' P' R at j der would be worrt a ereat deal an! no favors. Had tho V. F. A. i declared for a Used price for v.-beat i ins eastern manufacturer would have talld a policy, so that ho could give1 no information. He talliuated that this was a auction which, would (c bo negotiated between the firmer- and the goYernmenl. Mr. Buchanan W. A. Buchanan. M. P. on being caUed upon to speak declared he was iTi sympathy with movement to BC: because experience bad taught how needful it Is. What Is tho fio.r-mment prepared to do? When in recently_he had seen the miu- is'. _ of tho interior who had been been able 10 U ist argument President AVood has the eastern fellows. tbe-raited States. He.pwposes to; tlart the tooie business on the Atlan- lie Ocean-off the three-mile limit- He i he -cnM load op and i Aeaiq Canadian banking system has ever been a concern to the farm- fc'jl to S63 the three- mile liciit ani open business. But If dry it will be real dvy and ttje stuff won't be maiiufacturfi.- will he get Ihe wet sobi? He would need to load ug Jn'Briiam or France or Spain j or probnttr closer at hand in Mexico, J sn'J tnea sail to the three-mite limit j end signal, the thirsts on shore that the bar was opea. What a rush there :woutd ibe. The sail boats asd the yachts would be as busy as the street cars! might even require to be i policeman to regulate traffic near fehore on" the Atlantic. the BnUed ,h.n is ADVICE ON criticisms ta-offer of the Cana- ilhn .system of "braaca bants, Mr. Wood, directing thR'u.F.A.. decides that bata'sides of tbe. case should be heard and so a prominent Canadian banker tbe' Canadian bank While.the farmers voted for the local bank system, they know more now aboni our banking system, and prob: "a littJe rnore friendly to it discussing the tariff it might Veil ,to. heard both sides, too; not that the farmers' minds would have been but that the other fellow's -viewpoint could have been presented, It might have i I don 2.the manulartarer1 his aa- Among the graduates Queen's Medical school It. J. Dolan, South Nelson, U. and J. E. Harrey.'Ket- owna. B. C. deal more' monoy because U would produce a steady income every year in spite ot drought. Mr. Peters Speaks President King of the Haymoiid I Hoard of Trade was chairman of t'ie Medicine Hat school board niteUng, and called on >tr. Peters of ed the" salary of Supt.'Hay to ?300P. i the irrigation deparlmejil to outline High school teachers' salaries were in- creased by 5100 a year. Hanging by the neck in a barn be- hind his boarding house Antone Bros- cizacK. en Austrian, was found dead at Frdney, X. S. the proposed scheme for the irrigation o[ acres in the south and south east from the waters of the Waterton, Belly, St. Mary's and Milk riverg at an estimated cost of 523 per acre. It would bo .impossible to give a clear outline of the plan without maps, but such maps can be secured by any The Canadian discharge depot at j farmer interested irom the depart- Duxton, Eng., Is tor the future to be; ment of tho interior, irrigation branch, used for sending married men with j Calgary, aud will show the areas pos- "Federation o-' Xrls! ProtectiTe Jias Issued some adrfce to memorial j bave oeen T committees, city councils and other U always oreanUatFons in the United" Stfitsai a ca5G- tariffs to hear toth sides which will be undertaking the.tasfc ol ,c W, in-the great war. -One of-the The retqrnfid soldier is not entirelr and the a pr.etty fair piece of hijvice lo follow. stan toward a memorial fund was piade soitie time ago T-iiya 3. local or- ?SOO. The understand- Jisg that, the" city should be sponsors .for- a meeting of repre- sentatives organizations in the city and district at which a mem- orial fond commiltee'-woutd be chosen rp work out the problems-and get the fVinfl under way towards a definite ob- jective'. Rrt.far nothing has been done. is likely to be made shortly acd the organization is "'menHiers should not for- get t a'ioTC raentioned. PUT THE CASE BEFORE fiAILWAf COMMISSION The "affected 'by limited ser- '-rlce on C.TK-R. branch lines shculd ''pfescajt their, cpmplauits to the Halt- Tfsy CommiFEioa when, it meets here Ters in the public estimation as a re- sult of these disturbances. Xo one objects to the soldiers' opposition to the Bolshevibi'element; rather hfs at- titude altracts syropathr. When pro- perly Is damaged and li'e is endaDger- ed those of us who believe In law and order feel that an unirise course is being pursued. It appears that at Winnipeg some of the places threat- ened by the paraders, proved that they had no aliens in their employ and had been offering positions to'return- ed men. H would have beea better in all cases If the retnmed soldiers had sent to ask the re- moval of foreigners and then if their request bad been refused other actloo could have been taken, It also appears that at some of th.8 establishments visited the returned mea were told that positions held by foreigners had been offered to sol- in se dependents iu England, home, A proposal made is, that all those who failed to report or register as re- quired by the Military Service -Act, shall lose civil rights for ten years. R, S. Tiry, after being Coehill for 21 years, has ..resigned. George R. Clarke, a returned soldier, Es the new postmaster.- Miss Florence' "Cavell .'ol Owen Sound, cousin 01 Edith Cavell. Tvas iwarded a medal whea graduating at the Stratford General Hospital .lor proficiency. A cablegram was received in the of- Ice of the Graia Association aying that J. -A. Maharg; M.P.. presi- lent of the bad sailed 'rom England yesterday. Figures compiled, tot therigorem- taEnt show that in the three "months of October, November and Daceinber, deaths" from influenza'and pneumon' ia follottlos influenza, totalled 2014 ,n BritiEh Columbia. A panther wbicih- feet 'rom tip to toe waa shot-by a hunter .11 the Nanaimo lates district, Vancou- ver Island, The giaut Tom was treed by a terrier dog which held the beast nnlll a bullet finished Us career. The northern Russian government a proclamation to.tlje people warns them against any unnecessary alarm ove.r the recent events "which resulted in the evacuation, by American aud allied forces. A charge of perjury -was. tent in pojfce'oourt A. of be mil'tia department at Ottawa by Major X. L'Heureux, The case arises out of the-'-lrial of Col. _Redmand, charged In-tbe pojice court wfth In Quebec City a committee wants a local censor to revise the films al- ready passed by tbe Provincial Board, and also urges that children under fifteen years of age he prohibited from attending moving picture theatres, ev- en if accompanied by Uieir parents. service rests with, the they did not think the- -work fit because the C. P. R. had jfor a man. That fs likely true, the average solilier is not prepared1-to do some of the jobs, around a packing plant particularly, that a foreigner ia witling to under- take. The lesson ol the "Winnipeg trouble Is that.investigation Is best before year wit there might be another action The" whole tto right to altes the service wiUiout tno commission's sanction. point parlir.ri'arly should be emphasized, and .thai Is that the C. R, should not reduca service mere- ly because H fa losing money for a peri erf 7- If it were losing money year for ita action, but since their likes In'the south have been prolit- good yeara! the served r them, and' wholly dependent upon em, ?nontd not be penalized in a trouble in Winnipeg is due to -the meetings of the-Bolshevik! element. Such meetings should not be. permit- ted, because it is only reasonable to expect that tbe returned men will be irritated by tbe mouthlngs of foreign fan yean1 jThe C. P. R. is a public servlca cor- i anti-war, anti-soldier agitators. tmd It should rentier ade- I ftuatS service to the public. rn'Soutli- ern p_ublie la jsvhoTiy -as one o( the show places of the country, lie used Irrigation to beautify his prop- erty vith iretfa, shrubs and fto-wera. Tbe part of the farm along tlic main of irrigation In tbe whole coun- try between Magrath and Pakowki I-ako. .Mr. Peters showed how it was possible to store- 'the water lu reser- voirs in order to assure a supply and tola of the surveys nia.de by his de- partment during the past to establish the fact.'. At .the conclusion of his .talk he answered many ques- tions with reference' to division of the water betTaen Canada and Vhe United States, told how the A. H. and I. had built the unused canal on tbe Milk River in 'order to tbe U, S, gov- ernment that irrigation could be se- cured from that! river, and gave an es- timate of to as the cost pf extending to; carry the water ot Milk' River lo EtzLkom Coulee and. Pakowfei Lake. _ 'jAsJted by ,Mr: Jlerrer of ;Magrath if he thought the government cculd se- their voice. cure: control of thisWnal from the C. ROW is-to P. R. Mr. Peters. he believed il 'could be explaiaeil greatly Impressed. The minister is greatly concerned over the possibility of trrlcatton, Iri Southern Alberta, its p uecd and about tho various projects. "Mr. Uucbauan 'mentioned critl9lsm which had been direclcd against any proposal to spend money for irriga- tion. He disagreed entirely, with that view. government, he declared, had been responsible for bringing the people inlo the settlements which it 5a now possible to place under Irriga- tion. It bad cost the government money to keep these people on tbe land through the necessity ot supply- ing seed grain and relief at different times, and this ytar there has beeo_a great need for bringing In hay. "In my judgment tbe government fa war- ranted in going to some expense in the people on the land and helping them get crops every year.'" Another reason put forward fay Mr. for urging the project was that Canada has a big debt to pay, and how can it be paid .unless Canada sees to it that her natural resources are developed, and how belter can bo developed in Southern Alberta than by applying surplus water from the streams to the land in the way of Ir- rigation. He said that' Ihe problem of tbe farmers was lo convince Ibe government that the farmers want the' water from the proposed project, and he.felt sure the government would do its best to supply it. He advocated petition from every fanner In Ihe dis- trict possible of Irrigation to the gov- ernment, urging on Ottawa the- need of seeing tbat the work is undertaken. President Marnoch President Marnoch of the board of U-ade put some plain fads before the meeting. He declared that .for sik years the Irrigation department had known U was feasible to water the lands under discussion, but until now. the farmers interested had not raised However, ihe main thing1 convince the government that, while they bad been a long time' making np their, minds to.asfe for the. water, they were In earnest about It. I Lttbbrtdge. ho said, wants k' help, be- cause It Tn-Ul help to steady business. Ho thcta DU to talk of ihe prac- ncal nee4 ol Irrigation as meane ot preventing soil drifting, aurt clUtl the troubles of couthenv wan where the would be only too pleased to secure but could, net. He told ot the change lu altltudo towards Irrigation In tho past ten years In this part of tbe pror- Ince noil explained tho steps which should be taken. In closlug he gave a warn tag that., "while a good start had been made In the day's? meeting, It would be necessary to follow up elostly. "Stay right wltb it now you have started." District Delegates Expressions of opinion were then heard from a representative from -h dlstHot. Mayor Pack, of Hay- welcomed the delegates, and said Raymond would do all la its power to help along the organltatton. Chris Jensen, ot said that district 13 Intensely Interested. They have a small Irrigated district there now aud know the benefits and waat all ihti water they can. get. He said tho wet years had proven what phe- nomenal crops south eun Alberta could produce with water. Frank Lerflngwell. of Wer- ner, said he not know that all the fftrme'ra'ia thai district wanted Irrl but believed that when they were educated to the possibilities they would fee right in lino (o help the scheme alonij. Hoatttu, ol Foraniosi, said they trdro importing a lot of feed. Even In Iho good rears they had to Import feed for their clock, and any plan to overcome this would be welcomed. Bishop Fawns, of Staling, said thay had some Irrigation at Stirling anil had learned Its benefits by actual ex porlence. He would like to see the Dominion government undertake the project as tha United States la Ing; that IE, build tbe ditches, charge tbe cost against the land beuefltteO anil turn It over to' the farmers as a completed project. 'At Stirling there had been" 65 men at the meeting the day before and they had voted unani raously io support tho proposed pro- ject Mr. of Etztkom, said the farmers of his district wouid welcome any plan to bring them water and feed for their Block." John PowelsoD, of Raymond, who has been one of Ihe active figures In bringing about the organization lo Us present state, said It would require a lot of bard work lo' carry the project through, for soild supporl trora every district. Mr. Ostluhd, of Stirling, raised some questions about the surely of Bupply, aod though1! that the committee should first see whether the C. P. R. would consider extending its present system before undertaking a heavy load, He also displayed some anilely over the1 source of supply of the water. Ho urged the organisation to proceed slowly so .that no mistakes would be made. _, 1LEOT01 (From Our Own CAHDSTON'. AHa.. Fri- day, Jiu. 31tt, In Calgarj- the central eieeullve of Alberta of the Nnrj League will meet ifllh represunta- llres Irom points with dtlujales of the Dominion ooavontlvu at Victoria, B.C., who will stop over at CsteBry en rouia lo ike Ona ot the notable figurec >t Oie tatlicr- Friday will be Mr. I'eter Wrljht. councillor for OMM Britain comes from Lon- Mr. T. W. of the don. England. president of the' Cords ton brtnch of the Navy League, and Rev: J. M. Kel- lock, one of eietutive committee of the league at Cardaton, will attend the gathering In Ctlrary. Tho beard of of lha r-hurch in place meet at the oa January 28th. Mr. John Hey, chalnnan, presided. tMany mat- ters of Interest were dealt -wllb. Qua nmlter of public Interest tho ap- poinling of Monday evening, February 3. ns tbe date for a social. It tf hoped that everybody will como and'inaV.e it a success. k The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church, which, has discontinued its meetings during the contfnu.xnco of tttg 'flu, fs to moet'agald CD the fine Wednesday In February, at tho homo ot'Mtt. E. B. Cook, at 3 p.m. U will be election of officers lor Ihe year and reports will be given. All mem- bers ore requesttti to be present. A very enjoyable whist drive was given by tbe Masons' Lodge for Iho benefit of the lied Cross on Monday evening. The sum ot was laken in for the evening- Hfgli honors were won by Sir's.' S. E, Jones and -Mr. horn; the consolation by Shipley and Robert Cook. A nlco luncft was and choice music wag render- ed, tho arlists being Wtxhom and Fleck. 'Miss Jean Walker was operated on for appendicitis last weefc-and at time of writing Is getting along nicely. Mrs. Mark Spencer ii In. LethbridEC under Uie doctor's care. It Is hoped she soon be Dome again. Ijiurlo came In to lown Thursday and will soon be ready for work, having his office now fitted up. Mrs. Glover anil daughter, Mrs. I'.' Porrlnt, spent last week In Medicine Hat, arriving homo on Thursday. Mrs. Perrlnt will in future reside here wllh her mother." Mr. Perrlat Is eipeclcd home from overseas, at any time, hav- ing left here with the 13lh C. 51. H. A general meeting of those, interest- ed in Itcd Cross work is called for January tho hour, 8. p.m.; the place, the courthouse. In July. 1917, "Bab" enlist- ed In the Hoyal Flying Corps as a cadet. He has returned Id -Medicine Hat as Capt. J. B. Luasier, with seven- teen enemy planes to his credit, and .wearing -the Distinguished- Flying on, him for his splendid work In the air.' For conspicuous devotidn .io duty and unfailing zeal anri jor J; 0. I'armoleo, of OHawa; 'has been awarded the Crolx de Guerre with star in bronze .by the" French military authorities. Major Pannelee is a. son of W. G. I'-armeleo, 'ex-doputy ralnlster of trade and comfflerc'c. Tbc Hon. Mr. Molherwell's resoln- lion pledging the government to con- sideration of the advisability of plac- j Ing the administration of the academic features of education, such as the choice of text bcolis and atiblecla of j tba curriculum, under- tho control of the University of Saskatchewan was carried without a dlsYentlent vote by the Saskatchewan assembly. The town of Kenora fried an eiperl- ment in rjuinlcipal voting this year which is claimed to hava been very successful. Tn accordance with the privilege granted by a recent amend- ment to the Municipal act, Kcnora parsed a bylaw allowing a special poll to. bo held for three days In order to the employees, who would be absent from the town on polling day to record-lncir votes in road war, by grovcts o( 1 Around the pretty little home was municipal election. H is Rlated always to bo seen in summer v. mws of flowers. It waa a bpaulifiil home- like place and 5lr, I'crretl proved that IrrtgMion oould not only raise good crops hut could ,ipake a country place attractive and clieorful. in this manner, by men or- dinary circumstances, vroiild have been hy absclice from tsrireflaing rfny oin'afon oti the running of tfic af- fairs ol the tOwti In'which'they were living. FORD PRICES The policy of the Ford Motor Company of to sell its cars for the lowest possible price consistent with dependable quality is too well known to require comment. Therefore, because of present conditions there can be no change in the price of Ford Cars. .c.. Runabout Touring Coupe Sedan Standard Chassis One-Ton Truck Chassis These prices are F. 0. B. Ford, Ontario All prices subject lit War Tax charges, except truck and chassis 690 875 1075 625 750 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited FORD ONTARIO ;