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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE TOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRHXB DAILY HERALD TOT HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, JULY 6, 1920 LETHBR1DGE. ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN s. Marnoch Advises Farmers to Keep Money For Irrigation Instead of Flirting With Rainmaker Hatfield UiifioM H-irt f'onlfu-l do. Having been ralher parsimonious Jlr. HattttW Had contract Us ,asl.ycal.F With the Yukon 'in 1900 and j Hesisu perhaps, ot giving ihe people Nearly Caused International Complication's Sir George Foster Used Some of His Best 'Brand of Wit on Him, Ac- i cording to. Hansard. was a youits man of Bur- dolt. Who wanted :lo gel his skin wet By the rainmaker's art; i But Iho clouds broke apart 5o-hc sticks to his jnonoy. you :llatflcid, for years, hss boi'n the source of inucli humor and fun for government officials, weather bureau incii: and members of the House ot Commons in Canada, Hat- field lias -been a source of merriment in Lbthbridge for some limb now and .the recent report that ho was going to relieve the farmers of Ihe Burdctl dis- trict'of for rain tent by'Provi- ,deuce, 'prompted tho above "pome" this morning from a lover of the farmers "ot southern Alberla. llaffleld is iiot ly p.ny means any- thing.mnr in the'.United States und Canada.. Ho; has.been years, but whether lio Is luclty or. can the Herald say, but fully believes that rain still conies from tho' same-source, it did before llatiield v.-as-born. In an interview this morning G. It. lUarnoch, prcsi'ilcnt of "the LethbridEe Board, of Trade am] chairman of tho 'Irrigation Development association aalil that If some of tlie farmers want lo. spend'eight or nine tnous.-.iid dol- lars, lie would be pleased to receive jt to be behalf of THE ROMI gelling Tva'tcr to soak their laud with. Tlie total revenue of'the I. D. A. was of which'. (291 camo from the citizens of, Lc'thbrldga acd has all. boon spent. The Lothbridge Board of Trade kas also paid (591, .being expenses Incur- be involvec rcU'by.PrcsJdcntMarnoch on his trips damages." to Ottawa'aud Edmonton onMpelialf of irrigation. The board lias alway; been glad to help dig up tbe latest scientific information for'fanners and this has been.shqwn in tlie matter of tlie well-water survey, Ironi which seventy flowing .wells liave beeil dis- covered as a. result of. thp'.inorc-and1- conference during June of 19J.J, lh'p..co.. operation far- mers lias been-given .within1 the-post week or two In'the issuing'of pam- phlets on spil drifting and winter, rye. The board has part lu giving the. iarmers advice Oil the 1 lain old question'. They li aye publish- ed through1 the Herald llie opinions ot authorities as are the Unlled. States and Canadian govern- ments tu conduct their weather bur- eaux. Continuing, Mariioch said: FUInmafcer or itius'i-gei 'some kind of keltic and erect a derrick in Gait Gar: dens and put up sonic cock and bull laid to sCare money..out of farm- and ewbrd- end stampeding are no money charmers. 1 must 'creel' a big lumber stand put some washing soda on the lop to see If it will .charm the governments iiilo helping 'us 'to get irrigation. In tito meanllmo the farm crs ha'd.boiler keep their money in tholr pockols and'not sign any notes' to rainmakers hut trust lo the weather kcci Ilicir money in order to get irrigation walcr .lo soak tlioir land, r.-vther than spcudius it lo let rainmakers soak them. "If we have not learned In all these years llial our southftrn Alberta', cli-! mate is erratic tlie.ii.-wc have not I once One of. our .'oldest old-timers lierc, wliat.he thought of the.Dope-! tier's Weather- forecasts that iippear! in some'ol.'otir iind what ho thouBhUwa's Jo lio the ilkciy.cotirse of the weather, '.-tie-looked iip'nt the .stoy. Bmllcd a grlhi amilc, and said: 'Ask tho Celtow who haB just come In.' Wo had bettor learn (o lake Ihe wca- llier as it-comes and'make tho best of it and 'do.-what we can to supple- ment its deficiencies by irrlgntlon." Hatfield an Old-Tinier As lar back us ISOiJ llntflcld received utlcnllor, In Canada ami crcuvlcd into Hansard. Sir Geo. E. I'ostor, llieu a niembcr of.'tlio opposition. Sir Hobert Uordon-imO Iho late Hir Wllfrlil Laur- 'ler. ait talked about him llouso of Cotninons. Hatfield had a. ten thousand dollar-contract with'tho Yu- kon government lo produce'ruin. He Appears In Hansard Sir Clcorco said in pnrt: "Now there arc a great many coijsirlera.tlons that occur to one's mfml In thinking aboul this contract with Ilp.tllcld. I would like lo. soo that contract and-I sin- cerely hope llio first minister will lay it on Ihe lablo of the house. must be just before -wo generous: but ouerous we would bo if we j aid rftitfiofd' Ion Ih6nsantl dollars for rain. II has nccn generally conceded thnt.lt Ig.l'rovtdcnce lhat Rondclh-Ihe rain on Iho just and un-1 In impartial, ljut-if tho-Vukuli council, which is by no IIIMUS Impxrijal in Its countructlon. is to ho installed us the rafnmiikcr of this Dominion, it may come lo pass lhat no Conacr'valivca will evfir 3d n drop of rein, "bill It will nil bo brought down In fruitful sliou-ers upon tho faithful .who 5lKml by the government. djV'e Pr'ovWence a Chance "Xow I think Iho conlrict ought to prOVldO lliil i-ii. ij'iilficiil allOUlll not bo allowed .lo commence hla opera- tfona until Pror.'dcnce has hud n chance this ycnr to shun- whsl.lt ran llalttcld is allowed to sot up his ap- paratus to and Providence.is not ____ n chance to.give us gold pro- duclos Bliowcrs'during the comine sea- son. "V 1'-. that man (latfield gets bis apparatus, at-work and 'tinkers with the vast 'and-delicate atinosphers ol Ihe uuiversc.; IB It not ibat ho may pull out a" slip IL cos, and this machinery of the universe oiico Et'artedt agoing wrong may eo on to tbe complete, submersiou of (his continent. does tho contract pro vide that.the operattoii should 'ho supervised by one of the minister's of- flcials, for Instance, to make certain that this dellcale far-reaching sj-stem of tho universe is not put permanently out of order? "Or sujipoio that. something- Itap pens, as is said to have happened to Jlr. Hatfield last year. Ho went down into California and he set Ills appara-[ lus at work. He wanted to get some, walcr for a section in California and they were lo pay himwell for it. He, set his machinery to work and some- lion- he Interfered with the mechanism of the universe to the extent lhat the rain began to fall and It did not stop until it poured in torrents, from San Fra'ncisco down to the..very end of Mexico, and .there were more people cursjng Hatfield than: were blessing him. Now has this beeu provided for in this case? If this government starts Mr. Hatfield shooting up into the discharging his wpndroiiB add myster- ious combination ot chemicals into the atmosphere and' interferes .with the vast chain of. atmospherical, mcchau- ism to which the' United States has some claim its'well as .ourselves, what about the Monroe .Doetrlne' that my hon. the .minister of militia and defence seems so careful to ob- International complications, international conflagrations may take A, A. U. Made N'pjttove To Send Him So Veterans Here At-. ranged Trip. Class of 89 Receive Sacrament of; Confirmation An, Chaplain Here Too. place, and for aught we know we may be involved in a'tremendous bill for NORRIS GOVERNMENT WILL C ASHY'ON TILL LEGISLATURE MEETS WINNIPEG, July Winnipeg Svening1 Free Press 'It :was stated: at- the; parliament building today that unofficial-conver- sations between-the lieutenant-gov craor aud tbe provincial cabinet min- isters indicated clearly that Sir James Alkibs'viould net grant another disso- lution o.? the house unless it was ren- de'red necessary, by a" government i (eat esprcsscd by'members ol the the Free Press, "In- dicate that tho government have' de- cided, at least temporarily, to con- tinue to administer the affairs of the province until the next session when the. real strength or weakness ot the party can .be Hugh Mcllvona. who broke the Al- berta record for the high'jump at recent meeting In Calgary, -left Lett bridge this morning for Winnipeg to compete in tho Olympic trials'there. Ho Is nol going through any.assist- ance'rendered by the Amateur Ath- letic Union ot Alberta, but Is being sent By the Lethbridge branch of, the Great War Veterans' Association and will wear the Veterans' colors ami will'be a representative from Alberta. It was generally understood': thst the A. A. U. of Alta. would choose rep- resentatives from the recent meet in Calgary to compete in Winnipeg, for representatives from, the west but an. parcntly this has not been done, as several boxers from Alberta have gone to Winnipeg, paying their; own expenses. Lethbridge nieii waited tor some action on the part of tho pro vlncial body and then started grams going, with the result that .they the G. W. V. A., were advised to senr an entry to Winnipeg ana not bpthe: with the provincial body. The following telegrams explain what has been done: The secretary of the local G. W..V A. sent the following to the secretar of tho A. A. TJ. of Alberta: "Pleas advise if anyone from province repre- senting Alberta in the high jump a Olympic trials at Winnipeg on 7th.- I so, what arrangemonts for Mcllven to The following was received in', re ply from the Edmonton Journal sporting "A. A. U. secretory out of town! No arrangements for competitors from Alberta in high Jump to best ot my knowledge. Secretary will be back Monday morning." Redgrove, of the A. and N. V., the following to Mcllvcnaf'Am await-' ing Instructions from the east re trials at f. H. MuPhersoh, sporting editor of the Edmonton Journal, sent the follow- .ing to the secretary of -the Leth: bridge branch of the G. W, "Genera! Mr.Bonald is out of town anil, I understand Alberta has mode no 'pro-, visions for financing athlete's trin to Winnipeg. Sereral boxers' hava. gone at own espensj to Winnipeg, If Mcll- vena wire entry to.A. R. Alprrl- son at once." The visit to LethbrWgc on Sunday, the fourth of Ji'ly, of the Right Hev. John T. McXaliy. Catholic Bishop ot was a memorable event in the Rnnais of tha pariah of St. Pat rick. His.Lordshli) arrived at 7.30 in with: Major, the Uer. Dr. J, p'fiorman'of Otlana. They both elobfaied low moss at St. Aloysius' Convest for.'.he Faithful Com- anions'of Jesus! 'I-ater. at the parish ass off eleven o'clock, the Bishop biitificated .at the throne. At the ommuuion, after tho paslor had made a few: addresses in Eiigllsji mil Slbvene were read by Mr. E. J. and Mr. M. 'Supiua respectively, n responding to fhe remarks ot the lastor'.and the addresses read to him, lis lordship .enlargtd upon the pre- s of Catholics ami especially towards the Sovereign .concluding with an eloquent appeal 16 aHCathoIlcs to be faithful to the Ideal; of their church's teachings. At'the'seryices'of.three o'clock in tho aftcrn'oim: Major the Hev. Dr. O'Gor- hiari (delivered, a forceful sermon on tlie sacrament of eonfirniatlon, laying particular-- a tress: on ,the operations bud'Influence "ot the Holy Ghost as an effect'bf'the reception of this sacra- ment'.. Tue Bishop then proceeded to the BdpiinUtraUonf ot.the sacrament of. confirmation to .a class composed of 5tJ boys and 2 adults. He .was assisted in'this rite by the pastor Dr. b'Gorman and Rev. Vr. Blauchet, Births Nearly Double There Wg In the birth rjrte In the city during the month of compared to that In the tame month latt year. Birtht't'eUlled 55 as against 31 In June, Kit. Cupid was very in Utt'month of weddings and to have redoubled his efforts'to'unite happy couplet. He wss twcetwful In the results, as June Weddings made, up a total of 31 a> compared to io in .June last year. Deaths during June -totalled iijalnrt 13 in 191S. Sas Company is Not Yet Asking Higher Rate Here ;E Is Named 'Superintendent of Christian. Church on August 1. -0 aken at the convention, pro- was made, making It possible hat church homes bo provided in MmoQlon, Calgary and Letbbridge In he ueAr future. Oliver L. Curtis was appointed as iuperliiteaileiit ot misfioug in Alberta icd urtli close his nor flu this place he first of August. John Stuart Mill, the Missouri sloaal Bible- school superintendent, will te in Letbbridge onr- Sunday and have'charge of morning and even- ing services. A special study oi little school methods will be "held it four o'clock Sunday afteriioon.' V conclusion of this cere- "monyy ills :.lordship complimented the 'children'fupon: their pious demeanor Which' evidently .bespoke tUeir.realtia UoV'ot iKe tho saeramen received' aud exhorted them tq.'ohedience tb'parenlal, civil and ec- day's ser-" vices "Sre're. brought, lo'a. close with benediction of sacrament. '_. Major, ,0'Gonnan was prominent in. the chaplain during '.tnVviate war, .being at the.-Sommo as a result of which left arm- remains badly crip- pled.j r f-Ie.'vras' chairman of the overseas' Army Huts. Some of .the delegates who allendei .ho convention of the Christian enure at Calgarjv have' returned ,and ml were of one voice that 11 was an in splratioii 'to gTealCT work for the lu- ;ure. Those who attended from Lethbridgc were Mr. and C. S. Farrow and iogene Fanwr, Min. G. D. Dunsworth ttnd the Mi ises Frances and .Zera Dunsworfh. Mrs. .Van 'Blarcom, Mr. Lloyd Rash, NT. and Mrs. Oliver Curtis and son Landon. .Miss Frances Dunsworth did herself proud at the piano; Eugene Parrow by invitation, stood before the conven- tion as the vpungest superintendent of Bible.schooVorine church in the the pastor an address and Mrs. Curtis gave a reading of her own production.: Mr. C. S. Farrow was chairman at one of the sessions. Besides' the .regular work of; inter- est to the chorch a strong resolution was passed asking 'that all an RUSH TO GET CANCER CURE TORONTO, July no- tices in the press concerning'the treat- ment of cancer at present belBg In- vestigated in St. Michael's hospital, have caused Dr. Gloxer and the hos- pital authorities considerable embar- Her. P. J. Donch, secretary of the board of governors of St. Mien ael's hospital, Rev. Mr Dench said the hospital is overwhelm ed by the number bf patients seeking treatment, aud no. new, cases cati present be The proposal miete by company for an increase in the price of gas from 3S to SO cents, a forty-two and a cent IncrcaM, to the Calgary has not so far spread to Lethbridge. The prapoul of the company is to use the extra money obtain-.'J by the In the price of the gas for developing sac rc- sources in the drilling of new wells to ensure a permanent tup- ply. It Is possible that the com- pany la awtitlni acceptance of .the' proposal In Catgary before intro- ducing It to Lethbridji. FIVE PAID COURT COSTS IN LAWN WATER CASES Five citizens, against whom eunf menses had been Issued for watering their.lawns without.making applica- tion lor or paying the lawn water rates, answered to the> same and paid the necessary rates plus the ol the court. In the case ot two the f urn- monses were withdrawn, active part in favor of prohibition at the coming plebiscite. Lethbridge is also specially Interested in the action Cool and Steamship For lull Information rt itlt- ngB and nlea on c. K'R.- CUNABD WHITE AND ALL OTHM LINB8 AHNOIE6 Information HUTTON PERKINS Old Country Shoeiriakers Tha one place where yon can get your shoes fixed Just right Orders called for and delivered. 418A FIFTH STREET PHONE 693 3 Doors South Colonial Theatre Jus of, 'Rivers End, by James Cur- A story :of Canada's Northland. See, it at the Em- Thursday.' EVERY MAN RECOGNIZES- the duty ho ones to bis wife and other members of bis family to see that each oio of them is provided for alter bis decease as veil as before, but in many instances omits lo make such arrangements ks will ensure bis and their atfatrs being properly managed after 1115 demise. Tlie appointment of this Company as Executor and Trustee under your Will, will .safeguard and relieve them of dnllo.i vrliloli luight prove onerous to Ihem. lalervieivs and correspondence invited. The British Canadian Trust Co. 316 FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHSRIOQE, ALBERTA PHONE 1843 THE CHOICE OF-CRITICAL PEOPLE pai EAT MORE ICE CREAM, ITS GOOD FOR YOU During weather to cooking take home CHIEF MOUNTAIN VELVET ICE CREAM, CHIEF MOUNTAIN BRAND BUTTER, CHIEF MOUNTAIN PURE PUASTEURIZED MILK, CHIEF MOUNTAIN BUTTER a boitle of rich, sweet cream to serve with fruit. We an for all of these delicious hot weather articles diet, and are prepared to give our customers tha last word In and service. IN BRICK OR flavor, delivered to any part of the city. PHONE 1929 AND OUR DRIVER WILL CALL Come In and Visit Our New Planl, It Will Please. You, CHIEF MOUNTAIN CREAMERY CO., LTD. PHONE 1929 BEST" THERE'S A REASON Come in and us demon- strate these'-superb instruments .to you. YOUR OLD PIANO TAKEN IN TRADE. PAYMENT OF THE BALANCE ARRAN- GED TO SUIT. Willis Pianos LIMITED HULL BLOCK LETHBRIDQE Served in Our Tea Rooms KIRKBYS 806 Third Avenue South Ftucy CalUornU J.-ft. Hominy, per packages, each......... TSc CroeM 4 Blackwell per basket 1Be .Spanish Pimentoes, per tin 25c Canned Beeta, per'tin.....20c 'Custard Pbrder, 15cand Dry Paclc Pumpkin, per On 25e French Sardines, in pure olive oil, Z ting We Van Houten's Cocoa, per Slorlda Grape .Frolt "per bottle 3Sc Oranga Marmalade, per bottle 40c Brooms, extra heavy straw, Welch's Plomlaie and Peach- lade, per jar... 40c Wonder Shine, regular 26c; on sale, each 126 Marmalade, Malktn's Best, per Canadian Boiled Dinner, tic 30c Prunes, 2 Ibi.'-.for i........ 45c Bath Soap, 3 large cakes for 25c GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS 8IRV1CE AND-SATISFACTION GUARANTEED P.O. BOX 940 PHONE 1619 Income Tax 'SPECIALISTS Financial Business ENGINEERS Ritchie Pttenon and Co. 5-6 Acadia Building 613 Third Avenue (South) Owing to market con- ditions, it is necessary to reduce the price of cream to the following 55c per Ib. Butterfat 52c per Ib. Bulterfat 49c per Ib. Butterfat This price takes effect on June 24th, 1920. Crystal Dairy Limited No. I Cream No. 1' 5iur Cream No. 2 ur Cream YOU DON'T HAVE TO KEEP A COW TO GET FRESH PURE MILK Wo (icllver milk fresh from our own dairy herd, In time for breakfast. PHONE 1142 A. J. Butterwick Son North Dairy If you eat at this CAFE Your meals are as good, and as moderately priced as you can will enjoy everything you order, The Yale THE .MEW CAFE 212 FIFTH STREET SOUTH HAIL INSURANCE United Grain Growers Sccuvities, Ltd., and t Federal Insurance Co. Premium-piyable In Cith or Note, R.y. AGENT WANTED GRAIN ELEVATOR AGENTS FIRM OPERATING LINE OF ELEVATORS IN PRAIRIE PROVINCES IS DESIROUS Of GETTING IN TOUCH WITH A NUMBER OF 0000 ELEVATOR AGENTS, APPLY OIVINO FULL PARTICULARS 'AND NAME OF PREVIOUS EMPLOYER TO BOX 15, HERALD HOME-GROWN ALFALFA (n Car or J.ots at Close Prices ta HAYING MACHINERY Rakes, and Stackers. You will only need (o MS thtie to apprtciate-thtlf s FARM PRODUCTS LIMITED EVERYTHING FOR THE FARM COALDALE LETHBHIDCe ANNUAL MEETING JULY ;