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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY JULY THE -DAILY HERALD TfaDotninion Reclatiiatim Service and Irrigation j (.By Director ot the He- itlon Service.) Ai KB- 039 the "ralson d'etre" ot'tne "ReejoBiation u branch of the Department ot tho In- tarfer. is Co facilitate the reclama- tion of or swampy lands, LO as to inike them available for afid productive cultivation. Its" work ic chiefly confined; to the provinces of AI her I a auti Saskatche- wan, aad the northerly halt ot Mani- where, f-under the "Irrigation the Dominion government con- troli all the'sources of surface water supply and the procedure for the acquiring of right to I he u BO of water. The work raay ''be classifted rough> ly in four main divisions: Stream (3) Irrigation: 13) Drainage, and (i) Domestic and Indus- trial Water.aupply.. other phases of tho work .of the Itc- clamation Sorvfce, stream roeainre- meot is the foundation upon which all Hie work of water administration ____rest. The foundation mint, be sound If the structure ia to endure. Irrigation Canada has no- considerable araa land. UT the sense in which that word IB generally but there ia in Southern'Alberta', and Southern Saskatchewan a district comprising tome 84.000 miles-'-or over whtdi the' clim- atic conditions make.: irrigation neces- sary.'or at least desirable as a form of crop insurance.: For convenience lhi> district is The casse Is the uncertain, and often scanty wVch varies from 6 to 34 inches aunually and from 5 to 30 groir- ing season from Nay, 1 t6 September mrr.m i30, which sufficient in years The haa, dcr the ".Irrigation its T.he ownership ;of -tbe .sources of surface water as a trail to be adminUt- cred for tbe ot the public. Ob- vlously the. proper' administration ot this trust -requlreb a comprehensive knowledge'of the nature and of the later, supply. This knowledge! can' obtained only by systematic measurement and -observation which, In order' to U raaionablj accorate, must 'extend _pver; a period of many stream -tneaanre- mect, j technicaiiy knuwn hydro- metric mirfeyywai bsgun on a small acclc and hoj been carried on contuiuously the scope of the It Is one of the chief duties of the Reclamation year by- as lunds; inade'avallable.' year The first: connned cbiefly to tiiote districts 'in -which irrigation was then but since heen Bradually extended- to coyer the-more important streams The importance of-the wqrVofvays- temntic. measurement .baa been- fully appreciated 'by tho public. It is the basis" of all vwatcr H would be-just', as fentibiet for a-'merchant to issuo an accurate- edge of his bank balance a: for ithe government .to Issue licenses j vert aid UER water without, Allowing the quantity .of water for ,use. The ivork is exacting, and often, 'especially in winter, serrer: 10 "oeverd'.hardships. Meaiti'r-'; ing the flpw an at1 temperature of 15 Ate. is-far.from r-ieasant. .'lint space .will, not'permit of more, extended reference 'eibe'pt to' say that.'. In Its relation ship' ybH the Service to determine by careful sur veys vfater supply may best be; regulated' and. controlled and ap- plied to the irrigation. This involves careful study: of each water ihed or drainage-, basin, the location and survey of the ator age of flood waterE. topographical sur veys to-determine tlje location anec's position in Canadian Bffalrs at the banquet tendered him by hla sup- porters at tbe Chateau Fro'ntenac, last night, the new premier of Quebec, Hun. A. said: of the latter class. We did SO.tnW confederation to (orm_'a _ anfi, like new Cruz live r.lonD and separated our oil a v Island. "It is" not for rfe to discuss On causes of this isolation. But it exists, and it is S-ery real. Quebec is not Uio only one to suffer; thereby, all the i country feela the effects of this iso c "Since Quebec Is so necessary to latiou.'and-I will welcome tho day confederation is it not deplorable to Iwhen our province will take the placa note its isolation from the rest oC [in the Canadian household.which it (Jucsiis? {merits by reason of Us riches, its gso-V "Some nebflo see benefit in ibis graphical position and all. its other' isolation; others regret It, and I am I elements of greatness." tion District Letbbridge" southeastern dis-. trlct United Irrigation District. Lone. Rock District S.OM South Macleod District District Medicine Hat District South Cypress Hills District Of these, the Taber District has >een organized, and It is anticipated .hat the work of construction villrbe completed during the present season. The Lethbridte Northern'' has alia seen organized as. an irrigation dis trict under provincial laws, :and it'.Ii anticipated that tbe actual construe; Lion of .works will be undertaken dur Ing the present season and possibly completed during the season 1921. Agricultural Review. suited in arga o'fU and.-. fdjrmeriy 'con B i ered fit only for" grating.'. These are Western: Section C.P.H. Eastern Section C.P.R.. Lethbridge 'Section. ..yC.llO.O Canadaf liand irrigation i'ollowiiig Jhe'completion'of the niir'-i yeys.which '.eyenYually Jed; to .theOcon- tructlon ''enumerated inA the .foregoing; .'lablep.there was a considerable' time, during wij'ich no..further large work'-of this nature was under take .This, yas wb icb some what; d tmpencd the ardor of prospective irrigalc're, .as to the fact that :furth'ervsur'V6ysof this kind were: required, pending the actual' completion and op- eration of the projects tb'eu' under construction., Within the. last _fiyS years, how- a of sim- ilar work has been'-tthdertaken, for the' purpose of demonstrating the feas- abllity of reclaiming other large areas ot.sltailarly unproductive land. These surveys comprise: Irrigable i area acres Irrigation- District Northern Irrlga- Iron Ia The Blood akas 5; onMuscles Physician Explains a Secret ci the Great Power and Eadurance of AtUetes-TelU How Organic ed iron Helps BuM Rich, Red Blood Thai: Giytt -Pbjiiul SirciJjtk tJj tocrgy touch the. irm of i.tlroiij, tlie steel-like firmness ot 'those muscular sinews te think of the tre- mendous force ana power that must lie behind such these arc llirills that "come to Ihc'thin-bloo4cd mcii aiid women whose ovra nbdies iveKk and physically unfit, l! Hies men forte Kansfcrmxt'ort tfie moment tin e-l kind of iron into tbeir lo I inereiied ind endurance. To help bi nen and women, better tKvlieiny 10 n-.ttt lilt prottemi of Me, I teiiete thit r.brJUiani.imjuld, at erer? (jnity.pfeitfibt o-Ranla in rot expsthnce it i] of fonic ted bti'lderj Vnotvn tc- science.' Jf yttT ire. nnt Jtrong or yc-u'cHi it (o tie (ollowinj feilt motter til Tv't fof of %S ib'r" JM'WJSSLiS'.K.frJS H cot irmtrty.1 frit 094 it Crop Talk farmers slvlng proper- attention, to I cultivation. Henry Holmes, dis- trict hay a crop Jircspect. Some fields never promised better, H. M. Shaw, M. P., j. A. 3ochem, 'Milk rain lu the Nanton district promises j cron (s Vcry spotted around. o yield well. dlelrict will only havo a ftir L..H. will good crop in our district. A few] J0'hn" Keminls, M. P. P'. Plncbcr! bowers in August would help, out hay crop is real good and the grains are showing up well. Mois- ture has been the kettle sings: Ti ven without the grain will make a atlsfactpry return. Weeds are bad, ue'io tha the BIG STAKE COLUMBUS; 0., July The third a y'a; program at the Columbus track is entertaining tho grand cir- uit Caravan' this week, will bo featur- the American Trotting Horse Breeders' pacing stake for hree-yeir-pld entries. Pllfle Grenade doubt will be vent. a favorite in tbia TO INDIANS PILGRIMAGE ST. ANNE EDMONTON, July annual pilgrimage to the-.conseerated waters of St. Anne licgan today. Indians arc po'urliig in from all parts of the prov- ince. Tliursday Is-set aside for (he white race. Father Portier of lac Ste. j Anne Is in chargo. of the ceremonies. Open air-masses will be said before some of the pilgrims. A SONG of Ceylon's hill gardens when Lanka Tea is grown. British grown, carefully blended and tested, to suit British taste. The Lanka aroma Lanka color Lanka flavor satisfies. Ask your dealer for the Lanka package shown here. WM. BRAID CO. 'Vancouver, Canada MONTREAL, Jnly response to an'inquiry as to the position of the Canadian Pacific.railway in reference to the announcement stated to have been made by Hon.. J. D. Reid, minist of railways, as to the application f the United State.5 award by the Na onal railways, President Beatty -o he Canadian Pacific, said- that th: whole matter was under consideration y the Canadian Pacific Railway As ociatipn, acting through.; live, representations.-bf th ?dsitibnT'bfvthe" Canadian cdmpanie ad already been made to the unions 'fae he subject "t urther..-nesotl3tion8 which are pro- eeding through the proper channel nd satisfactorily. He stated that an urther announcements would b made in due, course by ielly, chairman of the executive p lie Canadian Railway Association, Hon. J. D. Kell was quoted- In Ve.Lconver dispatch last nixht as an lounclng that tha Canadian Nationa Kllways would iiccept tile scheduto rage inci-eases for railwayraen go sj to men on United Slates roads D.C.PREifllEI EDMONTON, -July John Dliver, premier of British Columbia, s.expected in Edmonton at the. begin- ling of next week. lie is on his way to .he north, where lie will make 'Iclal visit to tlie.Touce Coups blocV, with a view particularly to future rail- way connections.' While In tho .'city Oliver will interview Premier Stewart, and according to reports torn llio coast, he will raise the quen- of .a possible extension of the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British. CO' "unibia railway into the Ponce Coupe. It is regarded in government circles hero, however, as quite Impossible for any such extensions 10 he undertaken :hls year. The Canadian PaeiJio will, it is believed, havo a full program for the remaining five months in making necessary repairs and improvements on the line and will not able to take on any new construction. That, at any rate, is tho answer that is likely to be given to the coast premier if Ma re- quest turns out to be as expected. Hi CARRY-OVER i, Strength and Ertfurcnov j aALE BY i, O, CT.B. WASHINGtON, 28.-Wheat from last year's crop carried over into 1920 totalled bushels on July 1, compared with bush- els ot the 1918 crop on band the cor- responding, day laat gftid an an- nouncement today department of agriculture. Stocks on farms, In. country mills and arid In points of large accumulation all show- Cil an Increase over 191S totals, Thia year farmers held bushels against bushels in 1910, (Ho figures perhaps reflecting disturbed transportation conditions during tho past year. At the larger central stor- age points tlilo year the' department found bjlsnelfl 'ugafhst In the same places on July 1, 1919.1 In country mills and elevators (Ma year there bushels, trhllo In 1018 Baby demands -UNIFORMITY j- a uniform purity it'-ji' nurses, It keeps its high quality and its purity all f-Kof i because it is inspected, Sealed and 4 sicians, an agree inac i Cfipju-pri babies show the est gains in health and WHOLE .TORT from milk that never Xre.fer precautions to insure pur.ty, i_ j could be taken than are taken at Car-, nadoncondenserieSi Milk distributed by the Carna-': tion method is, therefore, very desirable for Infant Feeding. It is gathered daily. It is reduced by evaporation to unvarying richness and sealed in bright new containers in the very heart of the dairy counties. It is sterilized to insure absolute Use Carnation Milkfor Table Use Children's Drink Baby'i Bottle Coffee, Tea Cocoa Cereals Puddings Custards Cream Sauce Gravies fee Cream .Salads Wefcii Rarebit Cream Filling Icings, Candy every milk use safety and purity. Every can of Carnation Milk is absolutely uniform in quality. Not a particle of or anything else is addeu toCarnation Milk. Carnation "From Contented Cows" In baby's interest you should know hpw Carnation is made, SAFE for Infant Feeding. This you can do by reading the "Story, of Carnation Milk." The book_alsp explains how tcT use Carnation for Infant Feeding (For individual cases consult. your It contains, as well, 100 tested', recipes for making puddings, custards, candies, etc. Write for a copy FREE, The CarnaHoncMilk Products Co.; Limited Aylmer, Ont. Condensmcs at Ayinwr and Springfield, Ont. ;