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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1918 THE LFTIinniDGE DAILY HER\Ln 'AGE SE\TtTT LATEST NEWS OF LETHBRIDGE AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT . ACTION ML SAVE THE SimT FOR THE LIVESTOCK R. C. Harvey Expresses Fear, However, That Corner May Be Established in Feed R. C. Ilttrvoy; one of tho Inadlug licop ranchors of Wostorn Canada, who oxpocts to winter In tlio nclKli-borhood ot 20,000 Bheop, told tho Hef-Irt this mornlHK that tho action of tho govornniont and thu railwayg In providing cheap tranBportntlon tor HvoBtock and liay would bo u groat benefit to the country and would likely savo tho livestock Hituatlon, though energetic action will have to ho taken to got roaulta In lime. .Mr. Harvey is now endeavoring to buy hay, and Is al.so shipping in cottonseed meal. One of his chief complalnt.s is that the buy growers of Soul horn Alborta will not eoU their hiiy, sn that tho ranchers nro not able to provide for c!irr.vlng their stock over' here, lln i.s afraid that much of tho ^tock will ho iililpped out of Ihls district and sent north, and Hint a large porconlago of It will hot cnnio back. In this case, the farmers who have hay to soil will find thomsol-vos another yoar with a very limited market. "It Is up to tho hay growers to help us carry over our stock In or-,der to koop them in tho countiT nno-Ihor year. One farmer 1 spoke to, who lia.'j 150 tons of hay, told mo ho wouldn't eell It until next spring. I told him that If he didn't sell It till then our stock would be either all out ot tho country or dead. a littlo co-operation Is needed now, of all times." Fear of a Corner. Fear that hay speculators will corner tho available hay In tho north and boost the prices to a prohibitive figure was expressed by .Mr. Harvey, who liopcs tho government will stop in and set a price on it.- "The price on our woo! Is practically sot. I am sat-lafled to have the government sot a price on mutton, but I want to bo nblo to buy feed to carry over my bands without being held up." K: a. Qually, tho government lepre-sontatlvo here, has received a wire from the department at I'^dmonton to the effect that a half rate has been granted on haying equipment going inio the north country. Tills wa.'? asked for by the ("ardston stockmen at a meeting the other day. Tlio wire also pointed out tlint the half rate on hay and livestoclt did not apply on the K.D. and B.C.' railway na yet but It was�llkely that it would be mmle to do so. As for sotting a prico on hay, the wire stated that the provincial government had nfiked tho dominion government to set a price on hay to apply over (he west. It was thought that tho prico of hay to tho farmers In tho Lesser Slave ].,ake district will be about per ton f.o.b. cars, and the freight rate Is in the neighborhood ot ?7 per ton. If all the freight is borne by Ihe railways and tho government it will be possible tor Southern Alberta stockmen to lay down hay hero at ?!.") per ton, which would be considered very reasonable. Most of the hay from the T.,e68er Slave Lake country, and It Is thought tiuit district win provide 100,000 tons if labor can be secured to put it up, will bo stacked at Faust, Grouard, Swan RIvor, Saw Ridgo and Drift Pllo. The Chautauqua (By S. S. Dunham, Chairman.) A Short Retrospect. It wag Lothbridgo that tlmt brought tho Chautauqua to Wostorn Canada. It was to the enterprising citizens who signed last year's contract that Lothbridgo owes this distinction. Thoy undertook tho onterprlso after the cities between hero and Winnipeg had rejected it. To-day tho Chautauqiw Ifi being hold at moro than� 200 points In Western Canada. Lothbridgo not only took the load in this movomont, but at Lothbridgo the largest Chautauqua audience, yet assembled In Canada, convened. Shall we tuko a second placo In this movement? If not. It behooves our whole citizenship to got behind the movement. So Buccoaatul was tho program last year, that when volunteers wore called upon to guarantee tho $1,500.00 necessary to obtain tlio Chautauqua thia yoar, tho following named enterprising citizens unhesitatingly signed their narco to the contract:  S. S. Dunham, W. O. L. Hnrdle, Cannon W. V. �McMlllcii, M. Freeman, T. M. Huff. Geo. L. Taylor, K. .1. Kohl, F. K. Spooner, W. .1. Lloyd, R. Pilling, T, a. Fettorloy, ,lohn A. Craig, ){. H. Dob.son. W. H. I'aw.son. ,lr.. C. 11. Daniel. Rev. W. K. lUirna, .lolin .McDavidson, D. A. Simpson, A. H. Hogg, ,Iohn C. lia.ss,'U. A. Walters, Dr. W. P. Craig, H. A. Suggilt, X. H. Good, N. S. Write, A. J. HIackburn, W. D. King. Jlrs. C. M. McClcnaghan, J. F. llamiltoTi, D. H. KUop, H. P. Morson, T. II. McCready, Thomas Long. Ceo. Kerr, D. K. Harris, J. K. Ixivcring, .1. 11. Rivers, ,Tohn I>. Higln-botbam, \V. I. Itogors, D. P. Carlylc, C. V. V. Conybeare, W. .T. Nelson, M. P. .Tohnston, T. 13. Dunham, Jlrs. A. M. Simpson, S. Ball, Alex. Ilarron, W. A. R. Cocq, T. W. Cox. Not one ot theeo citizens can possibly get ?l.on from the Chautauciua. Tholr only object is to benefit the community generally. Surely this Is a laudable effort on tholr part. .\ro you; Mr. Citizen, willing to do your part? HIOH RIVER (From The Times.) Dr. G. D. Stanley and daughter j had a narrow escape from serious Injury on Monday last when the steer-inp gear ot their machine broke wWlo going at a*f!'Ir speed on heavy roads southenat of the town. The car turned | over and both occupants were thrown out but with tho exception of a alight strain to the doctor's leg thoy both emerged uninjured. Tho car suffered considerable dan:age, esiieclally the top, which was dcmDllshed. The net proceeds of tho Look Sloy picnic, held on Dominion Day, and contributed to tho fund.s ot the Hod Cross amounted to |:!71.2". Cricket, tho pretty little running mare owned by Felix Moran, and well known on the High River track will race no more. While at a workout at the exhibition grounds, tho animal bolted from the track onto rough ground and fell, re.=!Ultlng In in- [ juries that will put an end to her | racing. Tho lail who wan riding got a j sudden roll, but escaped Injury. j Private .\. J. Price, of tho "8ili ' Hattallon, C.IC.F.. Is spendliiK a wen-earned leave in High River afl'm' being at tlie front for about twelve iiiontliB. Me received five s-hraiinel wounds while ihore and i.s still suffi^ring from the effects of them, lie expects to undergo further treatment wlieii he returns to Calgary and we hope it will be successful in restoring him to his former lioaltblind strength. b Detective Hesltelh Finds Body of Young F. Maunsell, of Mnclood AVhIlo hunting for r.iitlc! along the banks of tho Old .M.in river northwcat of Monarch on tho evinin;: of tho 17th, Robert Clark and hi- hroiher camo across tho body of ii ili'ad mnn, who, on-investigation by Diiictive Hoskotli of the A!P.P., was found to be F. C. .Maunsell ot Mnclcorl, ilm young ^ji'i ot K IX Maunsell. vip, r-- owned while trying to ford the Old Man river on May lBth:*.Mr. Maunsell la one ot tho Macleod old timera and the disappearance of hie son In the high water pnrlod in May created a i year speaks well for them. There '^Vlll be five events on the grandstand platform each afternoon and evening. Thoso include tho Ka-mnmata .lapanese troupe oC tumblers and jugglers, the Fritches in a comedy Juggling and balancing act, Hobson and Nichols in a comedy roller skating act and Elwood and Rose. Tho mUhvay Itself includes four rides and ten sideshows. One of the rides, iho whip, la a new ouo here, and will prove a great attraction. It has been Introduced in Edmonton whore it caught the fancy ot thp crowds. The othor rides are the merry-go-round, the biggest lerrls whoel on earth Jind a niiniaturo railway. Thoro aro ton sidesUows inpluding Ted Metz' musoum.ot wonders, an illusion show, Rajfty, tho educated horso, Midget City and the monkey circus. Tho midway will he located In the aamo old spot between tho main building and the grandstand. SUi THE CROISER Washington, July 20.- Although Captain Chrlatlo of the,cruiser San Diogo roportod hia ballet that It was' � torpodo that sent tho Bhlp down off Liong Island yesterday, further ro-porta today ahow that Ave or alx mines wore dostroj'od by warslilps in the vicinity last night, Htrengthonlug Iho opinion ot naval olUcora hero that in enemy aubmarlno was not rospoua-IblQ for the dlaaator. A atalomont by Hear Admiral Pal-gier, u(!tlng aecretury ot tho nuvy, do-fcrlbed tlio guUuut couduut ol Cai>tiilu Chrlatle and his men, emphaalzed the nbaenco ot any evidence of tho presence ot enemy raidera. That there was little, if any, loss ot life is indicated by tho tact that tho ship was abandoned In good order, nil hands remaining at tholr posts until ordered to take to tho boats. See Andy If YQuHave Any Trouble! When you come to the Fail* see us about your radiator troubles. 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