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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TUKSDAY. 20, She letbbriboe alberta AND WEEKLY and Publishers LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED US 6th Street Souti, Lelnbrldgo A. BUCHANAN President and Jilanagiug Director ______ John Torrance Business Mauage'r Member Aurm Bureau ot Circulations Subscription Rales: Dally, delivered, ter week Dally, by'.aiatl.'p.er year by mail, for if month- Dally, by mail. 3 Weekly, by mail, per year .25 S.OO 135 1.50 A'eekly! by mall, per year to U.S. 2 MO THE ALBERTAN UNO-IRRIGATION We agree tith the' Calgary Al berian when it that Ibe Alberta joverninent .would be to adopt a generous policy towards irri- gation it the next session at the Leg- itlature are surprised to flud tbe Ubertan, however7 splitting hairs over the matter of lily It may be 'triie words that the Alberta government did not pledge Itself to assume' the' responsibility but there Is whatever lhal It assumed Ihat_tb9_ Dominion s responsibility, ended with surveys. That being so, It must recognize that tbe responsi- bility for development rests within the "province of Alberta. As a matter of the Alberta government dirt assume responsibility for irrigation development al the last session of the Legislature.. when 11 provided an as- 'surarice fund 'protect the interest on irrigatiou bonds. Since It seems Impossible to dispose ft the bonds with'this assurance fund. is now urged that a full .guarantee of bonds be given in order that the districts ib urgently in need of Irrigation may avail themselves of its benefits. It has been said that with a full guaran- tee It may bo. possible to dispose of the bonds at an attractive figure on the money markets without any co-op- eration whatever from tbe Dominion; On tne other hanu, the Herald claims that if the-government wants to avail iUelf of Dominion.co-operation it can 'get the money al Ottawa .at. far as the Herald is concerned its cole concern is that irrigation develop- ment should be undertaken without Wejully'believe that there is no risk fn putting the Province's :dredil behind the lyslhbridge Northern' project. As! farras, the -Herald ancl the -'people ,in southern Alberta are they do not care purlieu- larly which 'government assumes full responsibility for the development of irrigation. .All they desire is that some government should; assume greater responsibility -Chan.-has been undertaken lip the present Know- "was produced in i'arlianient last, sei-' and there is no uitMitlon ot nal- ural resources wl.atevtr.. The Horalil is just as keen tor ilie reiura ol the natural resources to Alberta as if the Alberlan Tbe only natural resource that is related '.to ihcforfa, term t six C. In-the..'district-round Lake.! Su erior and the nppe'r-.par't Huron. ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE Jusfit theTmonient when the people on the Lethbridge-Weyburh lino east of Leihbrldge hoped to be linked: up with' the east, along comes Labor scarcity, and destroys their prospcctb for another year at any rate, ft is most unfortunate, as the farmers along this'line at the present moment have the best .prospects for a good crop of cny oiB'.rict in southern Al berta, and with'a through route eas they could have shipped their grain with .considerably better profit. to themselves. As tho-back haul "will havei "to'.hey made, .and o course the farmers lose on'the treigh rate. Undoubtedly it Is impossible tcr th railroads, fq; obtain labor for constru< tion work. ..At the. .was making' moment Mr the aimounci ment that Ihe C.P.R. could not liri up the; east and west ends' of th Ijethbridge-Weyburn line, the Hono nbler.pr.JjJeJiiS.liiiister of Hallway was; staj'ng-'Stt Winnipeg that constru tioh rk' f or he J.G'ati adlan Nationa account ,o (Continued from.FrontPage.) IS IN; TABER brsTRiCT (Frbra Our'Owii 'Corrsspiisderit) July which came .up f rbm th e southwes great growth daring the-PAst week. There are only a very lew ncMs lhal are in very poor condition. In of these ihe weeds have beeii permitted to gel control. Tho weath- er has been extremely warm and a good; rain very "EOOU. would be very cceptabls. TABER (From Our Own Correspondent) TABER. July Crop situation emains good as before, in facl belter very day. The advance of the crop n matter "i of" frequent discussion. 'hero have been drawbacks 'to ecord, and those Who would put the rake on good' 'expectations' are con ersona grata..: Most, pr nearly all of ablate wheat is. headed out, and with ood heads, many of surprising length, nd almost 'all well filled. Later vheat Is headed out in some cases, iut a great deal of it js not yet oat. 'he of oats is not targe, but leaded 'ouL in, paany places, and- the heads Some (las is in. bloom, anil south, of Purple Springs has been for a'week-VRye Is'b'eing cut In a very few cases but will only- be- gen- eral at the close 'of the week or be- of nestV It has been In stook !or. hay for a week or more.- All of it ooks the best, and though thin in a fields it'is generally pretty iood. Dr. Hitmman.has' wheat in town today about four feetj'.other sample's brought The St. Alice hotel at Harrison J2ot Springs, B.C., was destroyed by fire. G. Crote, K.C., well tuowu as a poet; died at Toronto Mrs. Cox ot Consecon has H ft'hlte rohin with red eyes.. S. Cole ant! J. Mitchell; returned soldiers, were'drowned lu the Yam- aska Kiver, near Grauby, Que. Hcv.'H. U. Wright, i native ol Aylhier, Out., becomes pastor of Olivet Baptist church', Calgary. l C. Day Clark.'.P.R.C.P.S., who was for over twenty years a physician I he Independent Order of.Etor- esters, died at Toronto. _ J, an employee In the en- gineering branch ol the C.P.H. nat- ural resources department, met with a-fatal automobile accident Saturday ruorning, near Strathmore. Through tUeir boat" overturning'in a whirlpool, which ucder' it, Q. Kujtz, 0? ihs Nelsoti tratistei i company, and his 12 year cm Donald, were drowued in !he Koov- dnay river at Tagbuui, sii mites below Xelsou. At a conference of tbe Saskatche- wan branch-of the Canadian Society of Knglneers a KSolutlon ivas paesed asking the government to the survey of land in Saskatchewan requiring irrigation. From (he Bret of May, 19H. tbe ID- ceptiun of the oil boom in the Cal- g'ary fields, the federal government has taken in rentals on oil leases up to May, 31. last, the enormous surti of or more than oue and three-quarter millions of dollars. provincial "'Official announcement is (hat the chargeable hydro electric commission named by hereafter. the prury.eovernnieat lu Ontario will .Melghen, IB a full Hedged BCOUI, and at ico present time one of the busiest tcoBls in the Ottawt tilstrlct. .John McLean, 3f Merrittou, was seized with i stroke of paralysis at home. A message cent to Hauiilton. Onl. to inform bin aged father of the Word came, back that the father, in Hamilton had just tjaeu -seiied with a stroked both, fjthtr and having been stricken about the sauie time. Certain franking privileges hltherttt enloyexl by the gpvern- uienls of Canada have been" with- drawn, according '.o a recent circular issued by the post office department at Ottawa, and matter up. to now sent free through the 'mall (roru deuar'tnienU is to be with the usual i 'postage' consist of Mr.'Justice Sutherland, chairman; T. JA. Russell, Fred Ban- croft. W. A. Amos aiid A. Mac- Callum. v' Boy scouts throughout the IKimln- Ion and elsewhere will be interested and pleased to learn that the son of the new prime minister, Hon. Arthur ed by ofllcials oflhe cpnipany. Acquisition by the Motor Com-, pauy of ucres of virgin forest and mineral liind Lake Mlchigamme. li( the 'upper; peninsula, where.the ccufpauy. n permanent reserye and 'erect a saw mill and ploying is J by the mayor, in'his capacity of presi- dent of. the Vancouver board, as.1 did also Mr. Malkln, vice-president .of the saiue body. Alderman Patrick, father of the famous Patrick boys so well known in ranged from three and a'half feet] to air sport, also made a to 40 inches; all good well around fifty to-flfty-five kernels. wheat -.'has 'doubled In letTgth in two and rye-cut on-.T61ton's farm norlh. of rive-, fffty-three, and Is volun: teer. Later reports ot rain yesterday arc that it raincu along the 'river hours and went down four Inches and rained late In the 25 miles southeast. No hoppers'or--any new'damage to date. Hot weather and all doing welU Fields are wet'In some places' because the sun cannot-dry put'the ground, and there has'also been heavy dew, a new factor.' his evenin into. hero about 10 o'clock, 'lighUshpwers fall- ing for, about a (luaTter'of ari hour, Khleh on' account cUlininnted, in sweeping- the storra moving off- north ;6f -river, wljere the rain, was 'heavier. ONot rr.ucli "tliunile'r accomp'ahicVr the Gtorm COAtDAUE (From Our Own "Corrp COALDALE July ia.- Tho alfalfa harvest is being rushed -under "most favorable '.weather. Crops are .from one and a halt 'to two: tons 'per-ac Grain -is growing at an, unbelievable pace. There- is only one uhfav'orahie weeds are .1 bad; -Mustard and com- mon and are spoil iri'g-mipy good.gfaln fields. -V.T.. "r COWLEY (From biir OU.T. Correspondent) CO'WLEY, July rains' last week, heavy twenty-minute, shower Sunday. Crops'grow ing rapidly these hot days, in'soine parts of grain" Several fannerB report the; finest crop for years and good yield if tbe. does not keep Eind'cause graiu lo too quickly. Saturday1 hottest day yet, thermometers registere'd from 91 and 92 .to 95. (From Our Own COWVILLB, July of the fiqlds of wheat are heading spme'ol the fields are 'dxctUent. With so much moisture iff thefground as Ve have, the weeds are tisklrij Very rapid growth and the farnjgrs -are -kept very therfl. down. 'here .will be-.i ,of rye There will- fair rye th; ing however that the Dominion gov- icrnrnent its responsibility to the real ing of surveys and that; the Provincial government has recognized :llie'line as 'drawn by the Dominion, ive naturally took to Provinca to soUe. Ihe irrigation 'problem. The Herald has 'the utmost faith in Premier. Stewart.'and believes sincerely anxious to. advance Irriga- .tion.. AVe know lie has .handicaps, and it is .-because we realize these handicaps' that we prRYloiisly Btatenicnt that It would bc'im- ;wlse; fo.r.-'ftlr.. Melghen to Intimate to the Province what it should do before r.rjuld obtain Dominion financing. Surely the Albertan understands that Y '.there arc men In the public life of Alberta w.ho are only too ready lo dictation as the basis for campaign cry. What better would certain o_t these public men ask for .than a statement from Ottawa that money was available on a hasis that AlbCrta had refused lo undertake, when Irrigation legislation was brought down in -the session of the legislature at Edmonlrfn last winter. We believe that eventually the Al- borta government will have to adopt the policy of guaranteeing the bonds. If It does not want to obtain the money, at Ottawa, all well and goorl. AVhat the people ,'irc most intl- :mately Interesiert In Irrigation de- sire Js that the money should be ob- tained at the besl possiWe figure, nficl actual work of irrigation construe will'he pe pie pay'th'atUhe C.P.71. by statin that, labpfj shortage. is In Ihe way of carrying .out construction pro- but: to those who have studied the labiir throughout the country, it evident that' the class ot labor- required -for construction work is not in the at; the present time. r Mr, does not meaii that 'construction work, will not be.-Wd'eftiilierV fliis 'year.' What he- 'says'. Is'-Mhat.Tit Jsjimppssible to get men to .carry, on the-cpnatruclton BO condl- 1520'fCr6p, It may be.. possible ,1'ater.on .to construction -If the- labor IB announce- menL, will disappointment along this line, not only those "residing on the west end but lo those on the cast section. In Sas- katchewan, llio peoplo have been very anxious for linking up with the west end in order that they might get coal and lumber direct from the eonrce of supply rather than in a round-about way, and ns we have said, the people on the west end were anxlous'to hnvc the line linked up 50 that they could ship their, products by. a. direct route (From condi- tions are the of In'plsture. Grain weeds, hur'-inspefct'dr" is forcing -'farm- ers to destroy theni. Hoppers at work in spots but no serious damage. Hay turning out heavy and of superior color and quality. Potatoes "doing well wjth promise of 'crop. There is clangor of a' labor- shortage in this seclion. Wages will'-be high and labor diflicult to get.-- rather than by the ex pensivi back- haul lo Lcthljridge and then back cast by the Crow's Nest line and the C.P.H. main line. VULCAN (From Our Own Correspondent) VULCAN, July before In he.history of the country, lies such phenomena! growth been .witnessed is has been evident for the pasl nonth. Grain that "wns barely four nches high Ihree weeks is head- ng out and Is growing ajnaxlngly fast. The very hot without wine! following Ihe fiiie ralus responsible for an'd it is believed by many thai holwilhstand ing the lateness of' the 'spring, the grain in some cases is .farther eil than ordinarily. There Is no sign of any destructive regency so far There lias been very little with somo slight damage "reported? Al grains are doing exceptionally well and a fairly early harvest is lookei for. Implement dealers -claim Ihe are doing a whalo of a businos'a and are almost overwhelmed with order: for harvesting machinery, Men an Ecarce. and orders for.hands arc hotnj booked through the Calgary and Lclh bridge agencies, lion undertaken.without i Until Calgary nlil6rmen nre fllriitig with the poll tax it politic to- put It Into force on ac count of Us unpopularity. A niyn in a Windsor, that lie' had admitted that'proliierh Is solved tliorc, 13 bound .to be. agitation and nnresf amongst the people, where irrigation Is Ibe immediate concern. Trio Alberlan seems to lie laboring under.a misapprehension concerning the whole irrigation sElualion as be- tween the Province and the Dominion. TVhen It links Ihe mitural resources matter up with Irrigation It overlooks the fact that tlie' were not made tbe issue between Al- berta and tlie Dominion when the Dorbfnlori announced'lhat its responsi- bility-'for Irrigation ended with sur- veys. The whole correspondence be- twoeu thd Dominion and the province BO'W (From Qur Own Correspondent! BOW. ISLAND, rain ,f a week ago hai greatjy aided .the ate grains and the early ;raln's In filling out to a great ,ent. The extremis heat''of the last ew days is hurllng'the grain and the grass to some extent. A 'eood rain -oulfl be welcomed: at anyuime. No grasshoppers reported. very brief speech as did Dr. Bohnell, M.TP., and A. At two- thirty the party left town' by Sutb for a drive over Fernie's famous scenic drive to the Canyon and falls twenty-two miles .After viewing the Upper and 1 Lower falls.and the Oanydn party returned tu'Fernle and boarded their coach in time to be whisked away to Cranbropk, their nest stopping place. -Tho Herald representative had the pleasure' otr the drive inicompany with the visiting reporters of Van- couver. Mr. Shaw of the Sun, rMc- Kelvie of the Province, and .'Mr. Ma- clay ol the World. These boys nre not'only goo'd reporters .but .the besl kind of fellows all round and' they were pot-stingy in their bestowal of praises of the fine road'and the grand scenery. One of .them, when-Inform ed; that ;the name of the driver was Fierheller, declared the name, a mis homer, as he was sure the fellow fear- ed no hell -whatever, Judging from _the manner- fn which he took the curves in that mountain road rih the return trip to town', our car leading the pro- cession home. 'The driver, a partner with Dr. Pringle, the dentist here; is excellent p Hot an'd though the time made was good, he kept tq the middle of the excellent style. Without, exception, Ithe members'of the party .expressed their apprecia- tion of the treatment accorded them throughout the entire trip and added that at no had :their welcpme1' been more -generous and.: whole- heatred than at Fernie. The enter- tainment extended to them Sy Mr. Trites was. the first experience they had enjoyed on'the trip of having been entertained, at a "private resi- dence in a body. Mr. Trites' fine home and beautiful grounds lent a much appreciated charm to the evening's entertainment. This trip to the Interior in a laud-1 able effort to get together Is sure to bear much good fruit' to all parties concerned. Mrs. Wm. Mills, proprietress of the King's hotel here was up before Magistrate Whim'ster yesterday and found guilty of having liquor in the bar of the hotel.- She pleaded not guilty but the evidence of Chief Law- on and Constable Uunidfp was'cori- ilusive and thEt magistrate imposed a fine of seventy dollars, which "was aid. LAKE WINDERMERE CAMP find In Jjike Winflermers Camp a Nestled ripht In tba heart of the RockleB'oii the beaches of Lako warm water mountain lake ip British you have the best of real '.and boatinri flshlnt, pony 'rldlnk, fait, 'etc. cabins with every modern can be Community plan daace and recreation L ball. I your plans now. made vrith'an? Canadian 1 TICKET AGENT J. GORDON PHONK'BU LINE UP TROUBLE FOR FRENCH Delegates From Vancouver and 'Victoria Boards'-of Trade Royally Greeted WINN1FRED Our Own Correspondent) WINNIKRKD, July aro holding on very but will need rain badly within a week. Three-clays of extreme heat Is taking the moisture fast. Some of iho late grain Is head- Ing out pretty slicrt. Out. courl purchase worth of litjuor for hia owi use, Ho must to livo a life p.nd to be forever thirsty. It Is to be liopcd that there will be no slip br-.tu-ocn the cup and th'j Lip-Ion. If persistency and ilctermlii niton succeed, Hlr 'fhomafl should do so with his latest Kham- rock. We have yet to !iear of the cruise of II.M.S. KrsdlcaUir on the waters of Lake, Kroin what is being said, there bus been a fipTro of adventure so far attached to it. Somo gay the new boat it; a submarine. GRASSY LAKE fFrom Our Own Correspondent) GHASSV July. nre "very Tavorahle fro.m all over the this week. Tlie. general sum- [mini; up, IK provided'we get a good rain soon the crop .will bo satisfactory (Special to the Herald) FEBNIE. July. .special coaches bearing the Vancouver and Victoria Hoard of .Trade delegates upon their interior, excursion, arriv- ed in Fernie Friday evening half an hour late but with the travellers nil feeling tine and ready for a good lime. Mayor Henderson, Manager Wilaon of the coal company, Ttiomaa Prells, president of tho Fernlo board of trade and many other people of the town were at the station to giye the visi- tors a hearty but Informal weicomo to tho of the Crow." After greeting the parly separated, but on informal reception was sprung upon the travellers by Mr. A. 13. Trites v.-ho gave them a pleasant cvcnins al his, spacious residence where a few ipy hours were sponl In song ant story.' Yesterday morning, President Wil- son took ihe party by special trail to the Coal Creek mine where tliG party was shown about tho place am Iglilcurri regarding tbe working, of the largest coal mining plant in Ihe interior. At one o'clock tho visitors and mem bers of the Ferule board of trade arid other citizens sat down to an