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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE TOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERAtD-a FAGE Of LIVE LOCAL NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE.H, 1920 SECOND SECTION LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SECOND SECTION PAGE SEVEN URGE IMMEDIATE CONSTRUCTION OF LETHBRIDGE NORTHERN Tuesday's Windstorm Wrought Havoc In That District; Relief or Work Needed Messrs. Marnoch, Fpirfield and Shepherd Communicate With Dominion and Provincial Of- ficials in Effort to .Speed Up Farmers Have Whole Crop Blown Out. Q 4. 'i1 HUDSON'S BAY GOVERNOR TO BE HERE MONDAY An active campaign is being conduct- ted to influence the Dominion govern- ment to do something. so that tha construction work on the. Lethbridge iKorthem Irrigation district can be started immediately. Telegrams have been passing for several days from Lethbridgo to ministers and icpre- Ottawa urging them to busy along this line. All this hcs been prompted Iroca tho blowing out of to much crop in Tues day'e Iron Springb many farmers are .now out so far as any crop this that tho Lethbridgo Northern get vat to their district as eoon as possible year Is concerned. They are desjrous and have called a mass meeting for Saturday night m Iron Springs. Work Is Needed These farmers must have 'some work to do this summer or they will have to get cat. That is the situation' In a nutshell. Members of the board of trustees of the Lethbrldge Northern, with Secretary Dunning will attend the meeting Saturday night to'take part in the discussions. The farmers want to f Jnd out why 'work has not been commenced before this and they will 'discuss ways and means of rushing the proposition. i Chief Engineer Muckleston will be in Calgary that day for n conference Irrigation Commissioner Peters to see what can be done in getting over a number ot delays that.-might' he caused by a too strict interpretation of the 1920 Irrigation Act. Mr. Marnoch, S. J. Shepherd and Fairfiold sent telegrams to Ottawa last night !n connection with this campaign; To. W. A. Buchanan, M.P, Sir: Marnoch sent (he follow- .r ins: "Sov'eral recent -windstorms suc- ccedcd by beiviost of season Tuesday liavo 'cauECfV'daTpago throughout dls- serious along belt of country covered by tho Letli- Northern; Fairtield visited part 'Wednesday rand'. T- accompanied him (Thursday. Around Croft's place pns- uibly eighty per cent and Iron Springs forty por cent, blown out. Am special ly requesting Fairfield to report to his (family minister, I desire- to ask you to co-nter with minister of Interior and minister of agriculture and with Prem- ier Stewart, -now reaching Ottawa, suggesting their .conference together, endeavoring to devise ways and means formulating emergency financial plans enabling commencement of construc- tion of the Lelhbrldge Northern forth Tvilh for evidently financial markets hot available for such debenture Is fue and further delay will lead inevlt ably to both governments being called upon for more relief which had mud: belter bo constructively provided hj Btartlng construction work ami giving Governor Sir Hobert Jdnders- !ey, O. B. K-, who has been in Western Canada for several weeks past attending various functions marking the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Hudson's Bay; Company will bo a Letbhridee visitor on Mon- day, arriving on the early morn- ing train from the- west accom- panied by Lady Kindersley, iMIas Kindertley, Caul. Fost- erer and Mr. James H. Braid- wcod. From here tho party will motor to llaclcod and on their return will go .by train to Calgary. BIT MINER'S FINGER OFF; IS FINED Expressing his opinions of John To- daras to a mutual friend and asking him to pass on the compliments to where they belonged, George Onzzulko was visited all the wrath tha Todaras could muster Into a miner's lamp.'with which he basted his tra ducer. The scene took place In th washhouse- in tbe mine at Coalhursl A friend rushing to the aid of Oni zulko got his thumb bitten off by th exasperated Todaras. The fracas wa aired at the provincial police cou before Magistrate lUirrcl. on .Thnr day afternoon, with Todaras fined and coats. TheRhyming Optimist (By Increase of 50 Cents a Ton on Lump Now Much Higher. Coal advanced in price in bridce this morning.y Announcement was made by th a sales department of. the Gajt Mines that'- starling tcday, the price of lump coal would ho J6.50' at the retail or f.o.h. cars Lelh- hriJge. The price of nut'coal will be 13.35 at the retail yard. is as increase of 50 cents per ton on lump coal and.25 cents per ton on nut, one of tie biggest advances recorded since coal started its upward climb. The percentage ot increase is S1-3 per cent, as against an addition- 1 13 per cent granted .the miners. dealers m coal in. the city ImultaneousljT- announced an increase o cover coat to them, lereatter two. tons lump coal ired "515 as and one ton delivered will :o'st its against ?7.50." It 13 only a. little more tban ten .'ears ago that coal, was at tbe retail yard and per [on delivered. The Chinook'And North American Collieries, have not yet announced heir advance, but no doubt, will nose no lime In doing so as tbe miners are jetting the advanced wages today.- deed, the men who. go down in tho mine will draw a tancy cbcqho on Urn pay shortly when the retroactive increase'in their wages since April 1 Is paid them. Bigger Pay 'Rolls With the new wage schedule in of feet, amounting to some 13 per cent more'than the miners, have been re- ceiving all during the winter, tlie minors in the Lothhriflso field wll now average between 75 cents and Shipments from, tho district are aver- aging about 190'cars dally. Consider- ing the early season -of tlie year thin Is a, remarkable record. Four years ago it was seldom that the mark pt 225 cars a day was exceeded even in the busiest winter season. Million a Month j.'.With the present price for coal money is rolling into Lethbriitge and Crow fields at the rate of about 600 dally for the wealth lakeu out of the: ground. This is at the rate ot a month. In tho winter when the heavy demand comes on and the crews of the mines ,are at their full strength', this will be increased 50 per cent. Will Break Output Record The Manitoba market is taking more al this season than ever before aiid ere js no doubt that the demand on o mines will coulinue all through e year'. Everything points to a W Ion output "bV' the' mine's1 :ol iberta-thls yearyns1 the' llkUhboT'oT bor troubles in the mines has been moved by the new agreement signed esterday in 'Spcse you're versed In art v and magic, and you 'know spose both comic lore and tragic arc o you like a, b, 0. 'ilpose you've been Honolulu .and Sfiara's wide ei- you.cac! converse in Zulu md can do an Arab dance. 'Spose you've run traveled, view- ing alt the !and-and sea, till it seems you have unraveled all earth's hidden, history; tell me, have you really gar- nered all tho wisdom that's afloat? Have you truly got It .cornered, do you never rock the boat? You have cop- ped a heap of learning on life's swift- ly changing stage, Is a burn Ing yoji tell a woman's age? Take some. female, aso uncer- tain, watch a busy day When dawn lifls'ils lirel pink curtain she's a what I'll sayi She] is is pasty, and she wears a triple chin, and you could not call her tasty, you call her thin. As she scrubs upon her dishes von will note'her hair and eyes are not what a maiden, Is, It Ihe maid is wise.1 No, her beauty Is not striking, judged as beauties most- ly go, and she would scarce be to your liking unless. yo'jivaro Eskimo. Fat, you'd say, by tho morning's early 1 from age's curBO she's shriyen'cro the falling of the night. dame may look just fifty, viewed above her kitchen sink, but upon the: street she's nifty, shining eyes and cheeks all pink. She is fair and fresh; and rosy, with charming Though not meaning nosy, you must regis- ter amaze. If'you'art; so up.on learn- ing, master of fair, wisdom's page, tell nie that for which I'm yearning: Can you gness a woman's onncT 10 10 In that the wanes of the city- employeee are based on these of the C. P. R. mine wage, it may be that-the. raise given the miners will affect the civic employees. If this is so it will mean, according to the mayor, an addition of to the payroll, or four mills additional on the tax rate. Should this come about the street car problem will take on a new aspect as to .the advisability of Its con- tlnuance with the added expendi- ture which will be occasioned by the raise of wages. tha Oldman and Little Bow llivers. Investigations have been carried out by many husiness men ot kethbrldge and by others Interested in the irri- gation, business ami iu agrwulture- Thursday atUruoou W. H. Kalrfield and G. It. Marnoch took a tour through toe Lethbridgo Northern district audj what they saw convinced them aiero than ever of the iieccssltv of rushing to completion the cousiruciion -work ot the hcthliriJge Northern distr'ct. To add to Ibis Increasing aro personal Sir. Shepherd sent the following to egram to Hon. Charles Stewart: eral damaging windstorms, culminated Tuesday, most serious yet. Archie Me- Lean, Craig and Chnriesworth have personal experience and can adtvise. Worst damage -just about 'followed J-elhbridgo Northern tracts of country and more fully described Marnoch's to Buchanan. Knowing your pres- ence In Oltawa feeling here very strong. Yon should confer with Dom- inion 'ministcfn endeavoring to find financial solution tp enable Mart conslniction work. The loss has been BO gravo lhat governments .will undoubtedly he called upon for further relief and far bt-l.jjer n'nwmjo. 'this )iro7iding work for men and teams than otherwise." Mr. Moighcn was sent the fallowing telegram by .Mr. Marnoch: "Will you kimlly confer with Durhanan regard' fng my full message advising serious rendition hero owing to damage to growing crops from very severe wind Btorms and suggesting your collabora- tion with I'remier Stewart, now reach- ing Ottawa, on measures looking to- ward emergency action pressing for- Vard Ixsthbrldge .Northern Irrigation project." Mr. Fairfield Is also taking the mat- ter up with Oltawa giving outline of I the siluatlon. I J1.25 per day more than they, havi been receiving -nerelolore, wmcn wii mean Over J1200 daily more in wages Monthly this will mean some :To the minors o! the Crow and Leth bridge district It will mean that prac lically a month increase i payroll. Miners in Iho Lethbrittgc and Cro fields are now turning out every to of coal It is possible for them to min with tiie number of miners iwailahli WIFE GETS DIVORCE Judgment has been given In tho divorce suit of Chlpman TS. Chlpman, Jlagrath parties, by which the wife, who was suing, has been granted a divorce. The case came np.for hearing at tho last civil sitting of the supreme court here. Mr. II. Ostlnnd appeared for the plain- tiff. Thos. Watson, of St. Catlinrines, Eecidenlally killed himself wnllo clean- ing a revolver. Tho country homo of ICnrico Caruso, tenor, at Bast Hampton, X.Y., wan burglarized this afternoon and Jewels valued at J500.0DO were slolen, tho police reported lonight. The stolen Jewelry included n diamond necklace valued nt A former resident of Balfonr, E. S. Oliver, has secured from the B.C. pro- vincial government .orgo resin leases, Mid his company will citract resin, ithleh Is Iho base of turpentine, in fholesale- quantitiea by tapping the irccs'by means of tuhej. P.O. BOX 340 PHONE 1619 WIND DESTROYS YOUNG GRASSHOPPER GRUBS Is an ill -wind lhat does not blow may be said to apply to itho winds that hare been prevailing. It has been found that they have been tie, grub" ot the grasshopper anil 60 stopping pio increase these THE NEW.. CAFE Is di'awing new patrons daily. You'll like eating here, too. The Yale THE NEW CAFE 212 FIFTH STREET .SOUTH Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS Ritchie Paterson and Company 5-G Acadfa TJullding 612 Third Avenue (South) Milk For Breakfast Fure mid Frcah Milk From Our Own Uaiiy Herd Quarts, Prices Right, Service Perfect. Settle Your Milk Annoyances and Phone 1142 A, J. Butterwick Son North Lethbrldge Dairy ALL THE LATEST FEATURES AS WELL AS PERFECT WORK- MANSHIP MAKE THE WILLIS BEST" These instruments have been the final choice of those who know, for nearly fifty years. YOUR OLD PIANO TAKEN IN EXCHANGE Willis Pianos LIMITED HULL BLOCK LETHSfilDGE Damage caused by the windstorm on "uesday is daily becoming apparent- worse, Reports continue to reach vcthhrldge about farmers who claim ley have lost all their seed. In many ases tho percentage of seed lost has een- such :thnt It will he impossible a get a profitable crop off the farms, 1a more particularly true in Ihe istrlct north and west lying between Stirling Brand Sweet Mustard Pickles, large size, each.. 55c. Stirling Brand Sweet Mixed Pickles, large EIZOV. 45s Clark's Sliced Beef in glass 24c King Oscar Sardines, 1 tins 55c Norwegian Sardines. Crown brand, 2 tins for......... 45c White Onion Pickles. Jar.. Sweet Potatoes, per llu 23c, 36c Foster-Clark's large tin Packages I'cler's Original Cream Custard, 1Ec Sweet Milk Chocolate, pks. 10c, ?0c Wilkinson's Perfected Liquorice. Pbntefract-cakeji, per Hi. 65c Fresh J'fneapple.... 40c and 45c Cucumbers.'long seedless, c-a. 45c Head Lettuce, 2 tor....... 35c Grape Fruit, 2 for.........25c The best grocers everywhere sell superior to most other oils. HOT HOUSE TOMATOES, RADISHES, GREEN ONIONS, SPIN- ACH, NEW CABBAGE, STRAWBERRIES AT THE LOWEST MARKET PRICE. Our Chef Understands the Hot Weather Appetite You'll enjoy what wo serve and how wo serve you. One meal and you'll always come. The Silver Grill sCor! Fourth Ave. and Fifth St. j. L. MILLER, Prop. N. H. MURRAY, Mgr. Chlna Ginger in syrup, per Fly Swatters, 2 Oranges, sweet and juicy, per dozen and 75c (jkanasah Apple-fxig, liutjerfly Tints, each 15c Pure Alfalfa Honey, as pure' as the bees can make it.. 85c and Salted Pistahco Nuts. oz... tOc Prunes. 2 Ibs. for 55c Vegetable finishes, each 15c Lemonade Powder, large tins, i each y 'Bl's'lo.'tlfo gravy maker IZJAc and- 15c Tea, Kerrt 'Special, per Ib. 75b Coffee, TJean or Fresh Ground, per Ib. 70c GEO. KERR FAMILY GROCERS SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED The Loaf You'll Love lloro'3 a delicious bread. The rich, brown, crisp crust; the wholesome, zestful' body of Quaker Dread; the likeable laato and flavor makes this a bread that once used, becomes a steady occupant ot your table. Try It once, you'll buy it always. John Gilmore Limited BAKERS PHONE 378 ARE NICELY PREPARED AND SERVED Light Lunches, Afternoon Teas, from a Menu suggesting A wide variety tempting dishes. KIRKETS 606 Third Avenue South OUR LARGE NEW SANITARY PLANT is now in Full Operation We are prepared to supply customers with Chief Mountain Cream- cry Brand Duller nnd -Ice Cream. Wo are also exclusive agents for Cards ton 'creamery Grand ifutter. .invite public inspection at any time. We are also lit the market for sweet or churning cream and milk at tho highest market prices. PHONE OR WRITE CHIEF MOUNTAIN CREAMERY CO., LTD. PHONE 1929 HUTTON PERKINS Shoemakers We are now open for business fn now premises nnd aa we nro Increasing our staff, will bo ablu to execute all orders promptly, If yonr elioes aro worth fixing, have them clone by tho o.ily prac- tical makers in business in Iho city. It coils no more. We call for and deliver orders to nil parts city. 4ISA FIFTH STREET PHONE 69J Doors South Colonial Ttitatrc The Lethbridge Aircraft Ltd. Are >Tow Prepared to Receive AERIAL ADVERTrSING AND PHOTOGRAPHY CONTRACTS Stunt and Exhibition Flying at Fairs, 1'lcnlc.i. anil Public Gather- ings, Passenger Flights dally, afternoon and evening, from our aero- drome at Fair Grounds. Book your flight by engagement with H. H. FITZIMMONS PHONE 1673 MANAGER Exclusive Agents for Canadian Made and Parts Scientists Have Established' lhat there tap VitarKood substance found in bultv- Is necessary for growth and health, which Is ifot found in animal or vegetable such as are- used in tho Manufacture of Oleomar- garine. Don't take chances. Use Crystal Cream- ery Butter. At all grocers. Crystal Dairy Limited Phone 1576 ;