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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LUTHBH1DGE DAILY HERALD. JL'N'K 11. Blbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publithers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 6th Street South, Lethbridge W. A. BUCHANAN President and Managinx Director John Torrance Bufiness in one week iu Winnipeg. It is too much to tbat every day is some lite trushcfl out by reckless drivers. In iho firvumstances ii is not surprising tlut tfie motor car, as it has been usoU by lias coiue to be spoktu Weekly, by year to U.S. 2.QD BRINGING HOME THE NEED OF IRRIGATION It is not 'unly individuals but Nature hcrseif ft'ho to Jay proclaim- Jug the great need ol irrigation in Southern Alberta and in other similar areas. iThe menage ol Nature is wafted In the winds thai have been prevailing and which have 'worked Damage, more or less tu the growing crops. It is net only to the individual farmer iu dry-farming areas that the necessity of is proclaimed so loudly these it comes with a forte Hriik-h shouM peat to authority as 'constituted in Governments. Much money has liton sjipnl on col- onization In the wisdom of the savins thut a bird in ihe hand is worth two in the bush, would it not be a wise policy to spend money in keeping the settlers we have? The wisdom of this is strongly sveu when 'attention is drawn to an area, by no means unimportant, .such as Suuthcrn Alberta where the problem is not so much the bringing in of new settlers as ot keeping those we have. Given Irrigation the great evil that menaces the farmer here and in similnr areas. that of. soil drifting, can be overcome Sir. C. A. Ma grain during his last Tlslt to the.city, laid it down that there Is no enterprise in the East, or West thql will yield results from the expenditure of in getting greater production better than irriga- tion. "There is no said, "in my judgment where money can tie put to better in a national way- than in greater production." The judgment' which Mr, used was the ripe nnd mature judgment of a man %vho is thoroughly familiar with condi- tions in Southern Alberta. No weightier judgment' can be brought lo bear on the solution of Southern Alberta's problem than his. .Much is being done in a campaign for7 industrial development and coloni- zation in the West. The campaign is irell directed. But in its relation to Southern Alberta and to areas where like conditions prevail it would gain in value.were there (he firm founda- tion to build on which irrigation will furnish. the drifting poll caused by winds, governments, both, federal and provincial, should have had the lesson brought home to them thai irri gation in part cf the country u emphatically a national and provin cial concern. It cannot lie sairJ that It is merely a personal or individual problem or enterprise. In iis nature it is a problem so big thai it calls for every aid and for all facilities to fur (her the maturing of irrigation u.s the combatting influence against what the fanner Las to contend with A REVELATION IN IMMIGRATION STATISTICS Prof ess or W. O. Smith, of Toronto rniversiiy, points out. Canadian Vina.iice, uas becu making a close study of statistics concerning 3 rat LOU, and ihe results of hU investi- gations will be published shortly by _ ihe Rxvrsun Press, Some of the facts he lias untouched are indeed j aud will be a revelation to the Canadian peopU1. It will be news (L> many people lo know that during tho year ended March 31, mouths of which were months of war 9.000 alien enemies were ad- milled lo Canada, Another Interesting statement, we are tolil. is contained in the portion of the book dealing with defectives. It is slated thai among the immi- grants of European birth suffering from insanity, idiory. deafness, dumb- ness and blindness, the immigrants from Germany head the list. The author found thp.t the nationalities of Ihose affected by specific defects ranged in the following order: Swedes, Nor- wegians, Wench, Austro- Hungarians, mans, French, Swedes. Hussions, Auslro-Hungarians. Norwegians, Itai ans; .'Deafness and mans. Russians. French. Austro-Hun- garians, Swedes, Ital- ians: French. Italians. Russians; Austro- TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Why is an alligator pear so- palled? 2. What Is thi) origin of the ox- prcssiun "All What Is ihe meaning ot "Alex- ander's 4. Who was the au'hor ol the say- ing "After us. tlio Who tlio Uruns- WL> 6. Whai Is a THURSDAY'S QUESTIONG What is etcbiuK1; Who was the chairman of ace Conference, ami when did U open. How came the perfume (rangi- puiinl to get its name, and from what Young Musicians -Meet With Has Weekly Half-Holiday. Is it 1 What is Uarveyiieti steel? What is'ihe legend of Uu> WiiL the above information in the iius in which Germans lesd it is only natural for Canadian Finance ask, "Are these fads further proof of deslructiveness of German "ku3- tur." gor- Who gave tho nanio Gotham to New York, aud where was the original Gotham? ANSWERS J. The arl of 'produrins designs upon a plate of sleet or copper by means of lines drawn by an etohine needle (a t'otutod steel the lines being drawn through a coaling or varnish aiij biUen In by strong acid which does no! effect tlio ground covered by tlie vanusb. Cleiuencoaii. the "Tiger of Prince." January, ;i. Prom its inventor, .Murquis Fruusipani. in the rJigh of Louis XIII. of Franco. H was ihen a powder composed of every spice known, with ihe of ground crris-root and musk. It now produced from the red jasmine, a West Indian flower. 4. 'Armor-plate steel with surface hardened hy-a process invented by H. A. Harvey. a. The Turks say it -was originally a com in oil mallow changed by the touch of Mahomet's garment. Wasliington Irving. A' village close to Nottingham, Kngland. IMMEDIATE APPLICATION OF NEW TAXATION Ai the time tho new Hudget taies came into effect, which was immedi- ately after the Budget speech, the question wag raised locally, as it lias been raised elsewhere, as to ibe legal- ity of their thus "coming inlo force on mere press notices, or Before they were endorsed by Parliament. The point referred to has been dis- cussed ID the Journal of Commerce aud in the fact that its editor is Hon. vV. S. Fielding, a former Minister of Finance, ihe reasons he gives for the validity of the immediate application may, Dealing with tho question" of the legality of the immediate application if' the new taxes, the Journal of Com- merce says lhat if it were possible to bring the issue into court, on the contention that the application o! the tax was illegal, the court would decide for the individual. Out. it adds, tiis victory would be short lived. He would later find on the statute book an 'Act providing that the new taxes should be held lo have come into ef feet on the morning after the delivery of the Finance Minister's budget siieecb, Thut is lo say tlial legisla- tion will bo passed to cover the action of the Government in enforcing the tax. Why it Is necessary that tin: Govern- ment should put the taxes into im- mediate force is explained by the .Journal of Commerce us follows: not easy to set; how our taxa- tion system can be effectively carried on In any other way. If after Ihe Government had announced their purpose to impose certain taxes. people (Continued from Front Page) Following is the report of the sulj committee, which formed the basis o the agreement and which was accent ed last night by both parties: Report of Sub-Committee We. your sub-committee, beg to re- port and recommend the following a ihe basis for a joint agreement be Uveca the miners and operators of Al berta and "Eastern British Columbia: 1. A contract- be made efteetivi were free to buy goods ir- ENFORCING THE MOTOR REGULATIONS However it. may appear io some who have aufferei! through tlie vigil- which the Chief or Polk? in exercising in bringing offenders against tho motor by-laws to honk, it cannot be denied that such action becomes necessary in I ho policy of public safety. There i? not doubt that a great many of these nffc-nco.i arc unintentional and thoughtless, but If this were lafceo into considoraiinn It would be difficult to know whcru draw the lino. At tti.oatne lime it would give rise to a feeling of dis- crimination, the spread of which can- not be wholesome. 11m Chtof in only acting tn tbrj pnhlfr interests when he shuts Iris eye? in regard to the Individual and keeps them open what are considered offences. Tliosr who hare come under aitnnii cannot but appreciate his motiv regard the incitkn.l in a li Spirit. H is quite understandable lh.it fiecutions, such as have been matin, may be regarded as but, taking the general nature of motor driving in its relation to and how easily any carelessness or though (lossness may Its productive of terlous they have (o When.wo consider trie fatalities and accidents thut have been cauFeil by Irrespongibio motorists the can- not afford not to lake fltock the smallest offence, however the spirit in which thpy have been committed. It wan only other flay that three jitdcslrians were run over and killed respective the new Government's purpose iluitea, wouirl largely dcfeaitd. Assuming Ibat a new tax of say ten per cent, on an article proposed, if it did not take effort at onr-e there would he imnie- "iatt? of the article on a urge sea to TO "anticipate tlie tax. Mer- chants would !ill their warehouses with the- article, which they wwtld is rfrqtilrcrl from timfi to time. Muny mem t tin might elapf.e before new goods wan 1 rl arr'vi; frurn which the tiovyrnnic-nt Collect the nfip. pifiA. In thf; tmsiiititiif! the know- ledge that the tax would soon become operative would enhance thu price of Ihe Tlic people would really pay the tax hut it -would into thn pockets of thfl spfroiiliiiciv. not into (ho Dominion troHHuy. Tlu- only IT Dy lo pro von t Oils arifl EMV- trcnsiirv tlic htnfit o( Ihr lax lo havft it r-ftcd. from !'io ino- inent it is nnnuuncful nnd tho prccecfhnfjs in final fnactinuiii ni I'urliamenf. Thr: iilrsfO for such icHinin.'ifly It is- neccissar.v fur ihtt of the public Imcrosls." FARMER WILL OPPOSE SIR SAM HUGHES from April 1. 1920, to March 31, 1922 '1. That the retroactive monie from April 1st shall be paid on or be- fore August L 1920. This contract is made and on (ered into for the sole use of the mem hers of the United Mine Workers o America ;md the members of Th Western Canada Coal Operators' A sociaiion. All men who an 'around the mines who are eligible t become members of the United Min Workers of America shall join tha organization and agree' to sign chec! for all dues, assessments and fine and the management of the agree to forward deductions made t the acting secretary of the district o such other person as that official ma designate. 4. (a) That all age rates i effect on October 31, 1S19 {which sha include the 02c wnr bonus) shall b advanced 27 per cent. 1 ecled to address a meeting in th )pcra house .on'Friday afternoon his week under the nuspiccd of th Women's Institute. Mrs. Ban bier ha a message to deliver to the ladies o Jaroiis, and will be pleased to hav a large audience at 2 p.m. Mr. Brown is making the best :he shining moments these Jays a ;he well drilling outfit, making on big effori to find water vbich is great asset when wo get it. Barons now a half holiday Ihe middle of the week. The store close at. 1 o'clock every Wedncsda afternoon for the summer months. All will be pleased to .know tha Mrs. W. E. F1isee expects to retur tiomc from the 'Lethbririgc hospit next week, where she has been spen ing several weeks. Mr. P. Tichler passed through lov on Tuesday ou his home lo In Springs, after more than week in Edmonton. Mrs. W. Harris of Nobleford. was a visitor with her frlemls.-Mr. and Mrs, A. Harris here on Wednesday. The meeting of the Ladies' Aid whicli (due to circumstances over which it had no control) was to be held on Tuesday will be held next Tuesday in the church at 2 o'clock. AH Indies are welcome. fflcors for next year or cVen to decide at there should be a Choral Society exi year. Tho worst dust storm ot the season ccurreil ou Tuesday. Considerable amage was done to crops. Noble Foundation reports ouly be- veeu oae and] two percent of Ihelr ops at all by wind. Other rmers are not so fortunate; somcot tiom only having a very email pvr- ige of their grain left In (he rouud. During the heavy dust ftorms. the room at school is rot fit for ID children to be iu. Miss Uixn he primary teacher conducts some f i lie Icsaons iu tbo basement. of the U. F. A. Had a Big Picnic Followed By Dance. (From OUT Own Correspondent) ETZIKOM, June Monda> rvenlng Mr. and Mrs.'Streetfield gave dance in the Oddfellows hall, f ery large crowd attended, and every P.O reports a very good time. A deil lous supper was serred at the mid night hour. The music, was furiiish ''d by the Foremost orchestra anil wa pletidid. Everyone thanked Mr. am Mrs. Streetfleld for a very uleasan evening, Dr. McKeuzIe has arrived here from Dakota to be with his father who i very low and has bteii for some lim >ast. Miss Lake and Mr. H. Ktihl wer visitors at Prospy Sunday. The U.F.A. held a picnic at Dora dale last Thureday afternoon. A larg crowd gathered for the sports. Dane- ug took place at night in the sclico house, and lasted till the small hours of the morning. Everybody report good time. Cars, buggies, wagons and saddli; came from ever direction, Thursday being tin Idea day to, helped lo bring out the crow Most farmers have finished ing and soniu are busy breaking o getting ready to. Mr. C. Patching and Bert Watso are in Let lib ridge for a few days.; Cutworms seem to htwe been worl ing again In the district. Mr. Wn Robinson had tho misfortune to IDE seventy acres by the pests. It.seem they eat tho same fi J. out on M Robinson last year. Foremost's ball team Is coining dow to play Etzikom Thursday afternod: We think the game will be quito ii teresting. The merchants in th town have adopted the half holida week too. During May 45 persons were ed by autos in New York. P lA AICKED UP IN SSING run UAH During May 45 persous were killed v hi N'ew York, _ Calgary tax alleJ Ji7.5Gl. (cr Mav On a bteamslilp urk from Havre 3 ound, arriving at New stowaways were Ilev. ft. pastor Hill- urst Baptist church, Calgary bis resignation submitted to he cougrc-gation a mouth ago. SSixly.flve percent of all the acreage iiuvu iu Cniuuriiig n nuw uciug ivaled by tractors propelled either jy petroleum products or oy steam. Tor tue month of April tho Edition- ou electric light and power depart ncnt shows a surplus of There s a deficit ou the operation? of tho waterworks department for the name month, of At the Conservative convention held at Killarney, Man., Ceo. Harrison was Dominated as candidate for the con- stituency of Killarney, tn tiio com- g provincial election, A telegraph operator at union wages a fovr weeks ago. A successful inveu- .or and in the capitalist class today. That is what hts. happened; to Mat J. Reiloy, former telegraph operator in the C.P.Ii. offices at Calgary, now on his way to California tor a hrlef holt- daj after having sold out hail uiefesUn the yatont of a non leaving nip he has Invented for Start Children start them right in V Ing music. A good piano auil a good leaclier are absolutely iie> cessary. The first we caa BUpilij' ill Ulti V1U MASON RISCH They cost lass than yoo ei- liect at to Home" prices. Sold on easy terms, too. Ask for style catalogue. wetu itisH. me BlMk Tfc. Htrai if MM Pumps of Patent Leather Are Very Smart Bren the prettiest pump cannot appear genuine i it fits perfectly. Out- pumps are elefeily so HiM icd trim iboul the ankle. We know bow lo fit and ecrtr wlduu AAtoD. ASK TO BE FITTED W. J. NELSON CO. SHERLOCK BUILDIHC K. Onl. ng chairman, .John Shankf, Hermird George Kcl- lock, Cenrgo V. Tupper, L. E. iimml. Stochelt, F. McXcill, cEiI Music Pupils Veiy Suc- Dust Storm Hit Town. Signed on helialf o( the Tniled Mine Worker? of America. District No, IS: Frank WheMtey, Wtii. HHtrhinson, John P. Wliltf, Ilnbertl [tillsborough, Kohl. 1'facock, Nnrman Mt-DnnaSd, Kody setrelary. Dated Jun-3 10th, 1520. FEKN'JE THEATRE TKOUTJI.K TO BE AIKBJ) ON SUNDAY (Special to the Herald) over Grand Theatre building here, I with its rrsiiUing fllwpuU'H law-f fFrom Our CorrtiDondent) NOBLKFORD, June Miners were here last Friday and heal the Nohlefonl baseball team 2-1. H was the first game of tfce season for Nobleford and thn boys had had verj Ilttlo iiractice. Ttcth the runs made by the Lelhhrldge team were obtained Ihrougtt errors. Coalliurst bastlKiH loam was here on Wcdntsdiiy evening and was dc foaled 9-1 by the .Nobleford.learn. With a little more practice thn boys bo abli? "P J (earn in Southern Alberta. Sunday Hdmol will commence at 2 p.m. on Sunday, and church service ;i 3 p.m, Mr. Copland of will take tlie .scrvico. Parents: I c-iHiOLiraKos the children, to know thai yon nre inieroslcd In their Sun day School. Yon will be made wcl All of the Noble ford pupils who latldj'.s in music itt th wore sue Mrs. LINDSAY, Onl., June J. McNevIn, cf Re.iboro. Ont., was nominated here yesterday at a of ihe Unitt d Fariv- cf Ontario, to -luntust the ed countlet of and In 1he nrxt federal ciec lion against Sir H'ifjhes, the prennl member, -jr rny other n.ii MI. i in.-) iii .111 o. .ni.-nii. .'ii.-i will nnt.lhtr filrms ami j Jcfm Murray am iliiy, when a meeting of all -stockhcilcl- vfVlin. ors in tbo coinpiiiiy r.rf- rxpntteil lo >Mr Wm abonf bo present to parlirlpatf In :tny meion of Xoblcford was ,-nUiTiK which may IJR on tlip pro-j by fin- on Tuesday after- I noon. It is tnal il caught (from sparks from the .chfroncy Tailing on the roof. Aid rueetfl on Thursday, (.Time in at the homo of Mr. W. J. 1 Mr, C. S. XobU: and Mr. -I. Hitch- aiinn nro in lliis week. i Thr (Ihonil rificicty held thoir flu.i) I ni'Hjting for the season on Monday evening. TTic' treaatirer's ro- showed ;i pailsfantory h financlfil 1 jjto in, win amount to Tncrf is ;iriH 3u feos lo lif paid, itii-fH arc [.ins five or ?ix riol- jirjinruii jo incorijoriiif! ttif Hunfc j.l.irs for iniisif. Anyono tlcslrlng one. of the miHir 'jtM'k.-i fmay obtain same tho Tlinri> wrrr not kUuuKii ill iln> mccUnft tu elect GERMAN ARMY REDUCED NOW TO MEN BERLIN. June It Is an- nounced Ihe reduction of the German army to two huntfred thousand men has been accom- plished. This is in accordance with Ihe Versailles treaty, SENATE SESSION BRIEF OTTAWA, .lunrr 11. Th" spiia if'imrtcd incoruorulf! thr Hunh nC find linnniiif; [h-- tu Hi'; Gix-iit of On- Mr. Business Man the same easy foot comfort in your office and at home that you get when you slip on your Fleet Foot Shoes for golf or tennis. Wear Fleet Foot all only with white ducks or flannels in the also every day and aJI day. ii are the shoes for business as well as for sport and holiday time. You can liave anj' style that Kbits'' your feet or stylish laced heels and toes and pointed fact, Fleet Foot offers the business man the moat complete and satisfactory line of summer foot- wear ever made in Canada. Styles for men, women-arid cliildren. The name is stamped on every genuine Fleet Foot shoe. Fleet Foot Shoes are Dominion Rubber System Products. The Best Shoe Stores Sell Fleet Foot ;