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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - July 5, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMEvVI, TNYELVE PAGES j J uly; CENTS Xumber 173 Will Build Fifteen Miles of Milk River Irrigation Ditch; IT'S A CONTRACT Whole Project 'Means Expen- diture of J tigate Acres CARDSTON WILL BENEFIT Embraces an Engineering Feat Where Milk River Will J Cross'St. Mary's a hall mill on dollar contract Jn his pQCliet Irimi the government of tlio Unltca States, Caiier, oi the (Jailor 'Consttuclum; Co., Civnlstou, leaves .ricst week lor -Montana' to do, his part in- a reclamation -project. be- ing undertaken by; tho department, ot the interior al the xroat republic" to the .south, .which means the ejiueiidi- laTc'of.lhe enormous Mnn oi COO, and which, when completed, will (utnish an "iirigatioiL. system io :a settled district comprising some acres tying about -10 miles northeast of Mont ROMANCE ATTACHED TO STORY Sir. easier, In the Interview the Herald In 'which ruyannounccd Ills mmcl fortune In :securlnf the big cuiilriict, told a Hide story which throws name light oil history not yet act down in school boohs It lias to do with tho treaty leading to Vho division or Iho waters of Die St. Mary's b'oUyeen Canada' and tlio United Slates. Ten veers ago, the Northwest Irrigation Co., afterwards the Allierta Railway ami Irrigation the C'. P. R-, department o! natural resources .aivnrriMl a cbniract" Tor'- was known as the Milt: River Irrigation It was one of tho firat contracts ovur taken by Cazier In Canadal He built ihu illlch, fourteen mllos oflt, train a point on Ihe Milk River seven miles north of ijllk Kivor station. Tlio cost of the work was -The dilth was: completed, and the company was ready to turn the. -wilier Into It. nut the company had reckoned without .their hosts. They had lortiotten llmt the -Milk River, rises in Iho Stales, and alter ambling along peaceably In Canadian territory for a hundred mites or so, turns back into the land 6r Us 'birth, becoming a port of tho Missouri, uncle Saw Iherefore considered thnl lie had a sny In tile dtsjumsatlnu of Milk River waters, and speaking through .Mr. Hays, then secretary of state, "You turn the water into the .Milk River canal, and consider It au unfriendly act-1' It was a nlco wild way 6; piililng It. but it served as well 0.3 II Co) Hoosevelt with his Rough Riders hail appeared on lite scene. The Cnna'dlau government" look tbe matter up, and to tills liny those four- teen miles of ditch are dry. However, Mr. Caller considers the final settlement was a pleasing one. for Milk- Tilver, whlrcb oflen goes dry during Ihe summer months, will now flow twelve months of -every year, and Canadian stockmen along the Milk Hiver valley in Canada, will always ho nssureil of a good supply of walev for -their stock, Uncle Sam paying the shot to the tune of THE SERVIAN MlNl'STER THINKS GRAND; OE. FINITELY SETTLE- "ACE, DONIAN EMBROGLIO .Inly 4. fonfior Servian. Chedo MldfaTllch lstGr Ri l.oudnn, in an arllclo which' (he. i.ondon Budget vlll publish on Sunday, pruposaa a general European wai-Vas the result of Ihe now. Balkan outbreaji. "It will be a real he says, "if war can ho prevented. My Im- pression Is iliat it Is" {oo.late, and lhat it Is impossible to prevent it. "The greatest fespahfllblliiy lies with the six great Powers. To me It .jry clear that II.the great 1'owers are united .in tho .wlshi-to iew Balkan could do it without difficulty. "The strife between .-the Bulgars, and Greeks, about Macedonia, is an old strife, suspended'" only duriuE the war with Turkey..-The Balkan ai- liiince Vas made and by the- intcrveutlon'-oiid guidance of Kusftia. Very grave developments are looming on the Buropean horlion." 'Variety Is the spire of life. U spice of fourth of July cole- orations. The YRnkee-Caniicks of Coaldale Introduced more variety into (heir celebration yesterday ihan ono coiild flVvo "ueiieveci Canada. was as much In tliolr mlnde as tho good old U. S. A. One farmer expressed the spirit of the occasion when he said: "I have lived In Illinois, Iowa, ..Minnesota, Kansas and hut 1 am willing ail'ii content lo spend the. rest of my days In (hn'garden spot of Can Every former American who horicvi-'d' '.'is country at Coaldale yes terdiiy. is-.willvng and conleni lo cal SunnV "Southern Alberta his liomc They, are not ashamed of the plac THE S. O. E.. MEMBERS1 MOTTO jiuii____ _......___ in Ihc the Milk'. Uiver. Mr. (Jai- ler's corilr act" means, the moving of apurMluiateU. cubic .yards of lake two years lo one-.lwelllli "f at -that, it is one nf (he.largest- ot the kind ever: undertaken hy" the 'con- cern :the.; past, built al- jnost .South- ern Alhcr'iii's-'lrrijjalliin" Tiie'blg-fcclatrmlion project in out- line is. this: Canada and the." United Slates, Ihc medium of -the-Water- oi'which ;C: 'A: IB a member, so'tnc three years ago arrived; at a division ot ihe water In ihn' St. .Mary's Canada to get'60 -the. Slates to take the river rises in the States, neir Ihe base ot Chief finds :itb" outlet" in Canada.'-' -'v i- Knim the means of datus, and syphons and ditches, the Slates carries ils share nf Ihe water across..a strolcli .of 27 miles .paralleling 'the boundary south have a magnificent in-. stitnUon. ami supporting .and helping U, you help ev- ery other institution, which has tor Us object the benefit ot mankind... We arc most demo- cratic-. Our aim should .be lo work for some other's good. Our Mliotib to love the brotherhood.' fear God, and honor the' Secretar S. O. Banquet 'at Whicti the Order was Lauded and the Great- ness of Empire Extolled --Messrs. Miller and Carter-Well Re- ceived ior tne :retary ..I; AV, -Carter, to; the O. K. bannneltets. of Car'dston, divertin Milk Itivpr at a it into Mile almost site i'aylorville, and ahout !uur miles Irom the boundary. Thence' Ihe divertod water flows through Ilif .Milk River, a 'dlstanrc of approxilnaUly 150'iniles, 100 miles nf which is'ln nnrt at a point 10 miles north-east o'r- Havre, neat Malta, Mont.. Ihe water is. again di- Medicine July '5l-yJohn' Sons of. Vl'rioe-pf Alberta -Lodge. NO.--2.M, .iindgrtakes .iol'iiolil to. ho'nrir -'.vlalttDE li- jfrarite'J thnf tiie Hnclidn'.Vili 'bo a' gdod-jone. THat at- the S. O. Ei. hall last .nlghl cerlal'uly "Held li.r honor pt pTerho President Supreme Secretary Cartev, Ihe Sons bf Krigland in- who have llvicV die- tinguisihed themselves by -winning silk flags umbleuiatlc of tbeiv ehthus- iasiri In setttuB new momburs, .had prohahly purpose.'in -gather-. Ins table last' night, honor-'also the newly lappoSnted first grn'ml of tlie jociety jev'er .forni; "od, Fred -The cbmbihatlon-'of events: vvas a .liaupy KW.OOfl TfrTg? MARK "Formed so'ffl.a'4" forly years .i ago, the. total oul.tiy -the of Ihe order f 000... We have increased in. numbers from "half'a .doreu members' to between plrly-llve and forty jjur motto.1 is upw-'ard and I' can sse no .why we j" 'should a feWv. years n of In addilfon to the foregoing a IS contest, with the parllllpanta IlK barieia, a greased pi? base, a tug-ol-war, eamo, uri a daiu-o worn all enjoyed before he. iliiy't entertainment was com- plete.' In the baseball game the .bachelors rouneed'tho married men 5 to i in a close and exciting struggle. j creum, cake and sandwiches' were served Al InteiTfiJa during the afternoon. .The committee on' av- nonls consisted of ihu [oilovv- II. A. Suggilt, A. U Hrown, J. Daviaou and P. Knapp. Another Cause for Jubilation Crops In Coaldale alalrict may be said to be excellent. The main DAT MADE A Greatest Crowd and Biggest Program Ever put on in Busy Town they- from, and (hey happy an. frogs In a rain storm (o he iindor" the.Union Jack. And if th condition of (heir farms at (he prea eut time could be double soon realize why "they are sat isfled. -They have come to Canada i ;fasp its" opportunities, anil they hav .oneered themselves lo prosperlt; rpm a "crude beginning on the rkirle years ago. to the irnis of .today, find they are happy. The cclebcallon was attended i.was jammed witli vlsilors1 from :othor .'towns and the surrounding district, Island sent up a guodly nu'ota, also, the hand, and Grassy Lake, was well represent- ed.'" The sports took-place" in the af- provided 'an abundance of-'entertainment. There Were two baseball games. Bow Island nine proved loo fast for the local boya and wheu the tragedy was finished the score stood U lo 2 in Bow Island's favor. i Tho nome hoys turned .the tables, however, when it come to the struggle with. QraaEV Lake, 'he score being 6 to 4 in the locals' favor.. Both games were watched with Intense'interest. There was also a lengthy, program of running races and horse races .nearly U local competitors. .Every thing passed off without a hitch, or acci- dent and tho old timers', arid the new imors both had a good time. At '.light' them were- two dances, both attended hy large-1 crowds and needless to say everyone, danced untl .hey wu'ro tired. Tbe Dow Island band during the iriay livened- the proceed Ings with .well pla.ved selections. The proved by no moanr, the leas -and -Johnny joined hands at the '.big- "celebration ranch, north of Coaldale, veslerday. wheu 600 that District .'met on (he picturesque river bottom In a -combined' celebration of Dainirilon and Indepeiidence days. The majority'.-ot -vh'u assemblage were atnd' -tbc Stars, and Stripes Verb floated'- m'trrllyi in. Ihe breeze boslde .-the''ITnton-'Jaok. The leellng 'displayed made tho Impress sloii'that the border line, was, after, only; .Iniaglnoty: -AHUough only three'" or lour.yearB-oiit of the.United, atatea.'-'these to col! Oa'nada tlicir home. They havo corns iicre because of the, are prosperous arid happy, and'content to conituuB jalore and everyone was made, happy, ince "was a baseball match" between The one o'clock Ihe plcie de resist- Vulcan ami champion. 1C ivRs.iio buslt league game, r.ov was U a Macleud score. There wasn't a man- crossed the plate until the lasl'linlf of. ihe .elthth, when' Champion got one man over, and he was the hero ot.. ihe hour. He wns the only" man.lhat circled-the diamond, the game endliiK l-0rln Champion's cniiie h'qrie races, .nearly all entries." nii'd other'sports which filled o'ut'ri full aflcrbooh's'.prpgi'am. _ At'seven Slavcly and Cham-- lined up" for> foolBall visitors had a preponderance of Old Country' who knew every rick of the ._. nade up in determination what was a'cklng in skill, ami a nri-score garoa The day's fun ended vvith n dance, wliicii'iw'as ubv.ioS3 .euioynble. than tlio daylight 'programme'.'. Car- mansay's oriiek' hand supplied the app'reclat'edT.- 'r'H-.mplon-jlld llsolf-pioud, and the celebration 'set Ihe pace for.' those io follow. coverai (.einuriufit; ing O T. American Consu lrick of the but JohnBDll, Oeo. T. Ind. others nttendcd- the celebration, and all voiced iheir" sqtlEfacUon. aboard tough-nioiithed conlestanls d cayiisps, fialt IhbUwp hod no trouble- hi flaying vvllh the Tiiey.-dl.d. have .Eohio trouble In making, Ihe "outlaws; buck sufficiently iiard to -moke' 'them .'pull leather, 'however'; though .Ihpj. jelled i'l.el'er and Ottawa, July 4. The case of Charles [uur ui IMC jll-l UIILVII ur- 1 I c tuiicrvised [fom Babh, Mont., arc j Gibson, Toronto, sentenced to hnug Jlr. I'sola's contract: The first ibrec work on he used, is ordinary UDarly nil heavy "ii-liich steam will 12 miles i rio'pular feature of the day. o live under the Canadian nag. ike any, oilier they ar least, patriotic "and once a year at Ike to recall their love Ior their ountry. This gathering was attended by many urpmliichl" cUliens of Leth bridge, Including the American Con aul. and "Father" Mr. Lath rop brought, nearly all those people to Canada, and their satisfaction shows n their faces when-they meet him. The program vvas short bul allract- ii-e.' The Turin baseball nine were vanquished in .a hard fought same wilh eliis gang working, on the. gov- ernment bridge, over the Belly.river. Both (Wins were out lo win, aud an exceptionally good game was staged, the final seore being 3 lo 2- Either Of these teams would put "P a fine mm. their hats. The'--eihjbll'iCu of riding was good, but -the..Wonka' were easily" broken to .The crowd niljoirriie.d .to. tho, pavilion where siipper was served.- in Yankee style, and the rest of the evening was tripping .the. light- The .under the auspices "Of the Cameron Club. Crop Coniiiliohs'... All one needs Is -a" gla'n'ce. al "the crops to'know are In-si-, cellent shape. One" larm'tr made a very significant which'goes to show that he.has imbibed Iho spirit of mixed farming.. He said-. "I through with wheat so lar .as depend- ing entirely updu'it for a livelihood Is concerned. 1 believe that -Southern Alberta can top anything In Ihe pro- duction ot quality "of wheat yield per acre, bin "I nave been literally pushed up against the fact that in order lo get the most out of onr land, nnd be our 'returns, we must diversity And one look nl the barn yards if any farmer in this district would show ILat they are ill getting hold of the.same truth. PlR row. stables, slinds chicken rmiB nre springing Inlo FATHER-IN-LAW IT OUT FOR ft .LIKE AND GAVE flOYSTERER A CUFFINQ xhibition any .'in tho district AN unuri "lift v brldgn gang.