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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE-LQCAL NEWS E YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF IJVE LOCAL NEWS 1920 SECOND SECTION -t- LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SECOND SECTION PAGE SEVEN C; J. Morrison, of Brieux, Sask. Attended Revival Meeting.. The Rhyming Optimist (By Aline Mlchaells.) With the words "Lord, save en his lips, (X J. Morrison, returning from tbo revivalist meeting in the curling rink, collapsed und (oil on the outside the post office short- ly attcr olereii o'clock on Friday night. He was seen lo fall by Messrs. Sang and Spcidol, who tonnJ him breathing heavily. In a state ot unconsciousiiHii. Information was immediately to (he police and Sergeant Howker was coon on the Dr. was summoned and tlio maa removed to the Gait Hospital .wliero lie ing tho early hours uC tho morning. Nothing is known locally about the deceased beyond that lie was rooming When icicles are banging from every are no violets to pick and all the sidewalks are so slick I dare not venture out. The frigid blasts give me a chill, the snow disturbs mo, topv so when I have time to kill, some vacant hours which I must fill, I'scarce know what to do. It I ,wero-but an Esquimau my (roubles would be o'er, for when wild winds' began to blow I'd sit me down upon tlie snow and say: "Now let 'em roar." And when tna mercury would drop way down to two degrees, upon an icicle I'd flop and think about the jlubber crop resting at my ease.- Or, if I were a big black bear lor winter days I'd thirst, for I'd get of caviar and ihen curl up within mr lair and sleep till'April .first.. I do not care lo coast" or skate with noso and fingers blue; in fact, along about this date there's Trtil one sport I advo- cate, that's going to.tho zoo. I like the celver cockatoo; always make me the dinning kangaroo and that-old'chap they ,cal( the gnu and eko art such inierebHing 'ichaps finds as sembled'the're. .1 Jove to watch their quaint, queer mips; grea eicept, ono'Might''iinprovo the air. 'Arid so'k is on frosty, dayo i seek 'tlio zoo with glee. Tho chin) panzee has wlldiing and (jndg ing. from'his steady gaze) bo thinks the same ot me. In tlie Palace Rooming House., pat-- note book found among Sis c-ffftls was tbo witlnjr "This is to introduce C, J. Morr.soV travelling V prospector." H has been ascertained tnnt-lie lias a .homestead at St. -Ilrlcux, Saskalcbc wan, came to LelhUridee, as far as kuown. from B, C. Deceased was a uian between fiftj and siity years ot ago. lir. I-ovcring who attended hiui states that death was evidently duo lo natural causes In that from examination so far made ho appeared suffering from cm holism'ot the'heart Wlic'fker the cs- oitement of Iho scrvico he attended accelerated death, -'from Iho effect ill... had pa the deceased, is ffoniclhingi Biff. I'icid Day on K. C. M. 1' which cannot bo definttcly -t- Grounds Gives Parents IdeaofWork. Cartiston, Couffs and Stirling Districts Escaiic thn Winds. Altli'nugli a small section ot south era Alborta has suffered during th.'. past week from soil drifting the south of the -province still lifllds cut bright prospects' for a good yield of wheat. Tho section rjf country damaged is that included in the Lethbridge Xorlu- era irrigation.district, upon which water not yet been turned. Anthoritlvo reports 'secured by The Herald siiojr, that'in the Cou US-Cards- ton and Stirling country practically' no damage .was dono. Around Tabcr and between Lethbridgo and Purplo Springs about ten per cent, of the rctd lias been' blown out. Arounil Maclcod, -and between Stsvcly anj ( fifteen per cent, of tUc sesd II.IK gone. No damage has been report- ed north ot Slavely. From.fifteen to twenty per cent, ol tic sect] has gone along the Aldor- syde lino and the country that suffer- .ed most severely was that around Kipp and where it is estimated that to fjfty per cent, of the seed has been blown out. In the neighborhood of. seven bund red school children gavo exhibition ot folk dances' and physical drills o llic 'grounds of the''it'.C.M.P.. KrTda afternoon that .Chewed, plainly wha great work is being done among tb children by Iho public school depai meut through Hlmer. Th school girls appropriately dressed fo the different drills and dances, form ed as pretly sights as any one coul >visli to sue. considered, ilujt .Friday's po fonhanco -will'iiow b'cc.omb a psrma cnt affair. This wasMho first i kind held in I.ethbridpe. and was hugo success. The school children wen through their stops witli precision an grnco .that showed results of goo training by Mr. Filmer and tho gr; leaeliers. The main purpose o[ tho affair to show ihc parents and: public what is being done in plvj leal trniniug work. In tbo .pnbl schools. Citizens of Lethbridge have not been of much of tills work and since Friday afternoon many com- pliments have been paid to Superin- tendent Ttlack. Four cups were presented. Tho sen- ior and junior cadets, girls for phys- ical training and for baseball wero the cups' given. Mrs. Stafford and Wyatt presented tho cups and deliver- ed addresses coaiinSniliiiB all those concerned. Dr. Black, discussing tlio after- noon's performance today, issued fo Stene Being Left Unturned to Secure Solution of Soil Drifting Problem. 0. R. Marnoch baa extended his eld of endeavor in trying lo get ae- on on receiving financial support or tho Irrlga- on district He has communicated ffith Sir Edmund Walker, asking him o confer with banks having branches u Lethbridge, In regard to thn soil rifling- and tho irrigation proposal. 1. C. Coleman, vice-president of Hie C. P. R., has also been communicated vith. Thomas Acheson, agricultural repre- enfatlvs of tho C. P. K., arrived in Lethbridgo last rjgbt to make pe.-- onal investigation of conditions of affairs and Ibis morning left fcr Noble ord with H. Feirfleld. The .country across Ihe Liltle Bow around Enchant and Travers has also ufforcd considerable damage, and tho armors there have'called a meeting it Encb.-mt for Friday, June.lSth, at which F. II. Peters, commissioner ot rrlgatlon for the Dominion, and C. Cbsrlesworth, chairman of tho Irriga- ion Council for Alberta, will bo preh- eat. There has not been much talk of his recently, but of course it is known that by tho addition, of resers rbirs up tho branches of tho Oldman river west of Macleod, an extension of Ibo Letbbrldge N'orthern project might bo made, so as to serve a con- siderable, part of the country around [jomond, Enchant and Travers with at least enough water to irrigate a part of. each farm that could' bo brought under the ditch. On Friday night Mr. Marnocb wired to Sir Kdrnund Walker, Hon. president of Iho Canadian Bankers' Association. Sir Edmund's yeAs and attainments, and his great Interest In public affairs cause him to be regarded as.the dean of tho banking profession in Canada, and he is broad view efiecls pi drifting. I have wired Sir. Buchanan, our'member. suggesting a conference ot tho ministers of the in- terior and agriculture with Premier Stewart, who is now in UUawa, with view lo the government formulating emergency financial measures enabl- ing construction of I-etlibridge North- ern to and have laken steps to" have Hie Canadian cine Railway present tads ascertain ed by Ibeir officers. I have requested tho managers to wire' their OTCU information to their head offices. "Anylbing; that Ihe Bankers' Assp- ciallon can 'do lo advance action b> the 'government would be gratefully "regarded. I think soil drifting is tte greatest agricultural problem facing Saskatchewan and Alberta, and parl ot Manitoba also, and everything pos sibie should be done by the read> means ot Irrigation to improve tl situation where "water is available. B- Marnoch." The superinteii3.ent of the C. H. F at Lclhbridge, -G. D. MacKIntosh, ha been keeping the company fully ad vised of tho reports gathered by thei agents, and Thos. Acheson Is in' th district today making personal inspec lion along with W. H. Fairfield. membering tbo recent pronouncemen at the annual meeting ot the compan at Monlroat W. Beatty, pres dent of tho C.P.R-, on Iho advisabilit of making vse': of irrigation water wherever these "were available, Pre. Mambch has called upon D. C. Col man, vice-prcsldest of Hie C.P.H. a Winnijiej, asking for bis assistanc In placing tho, circumstances befor the president of the so tha ho may add to the information ava" ablo as to the slate of tho cminli from Macleod to Iho I-Utle Bow. With reference to my wiro to M Acheson'Thursday.'1 made a person hit with H. Fairfleld to part i ho Letlibridgo Mortiiern district an lid soil drift conditions very seriou have wired Mr. Buchanan askin im to baro: a conference with th of the situation. The bankers in wore in consultation .with Pres. Marnocli on Friday 'afternoon, and telegrams wore sent by them to their respective head 'offices, which will naturally desire have tho full- est information direct from their own men on the spot. The wire sent to Sir Edmund Wai reads: would be greatly appreciated you would confer with the Bankers Association members .having branches in with a view to present ing your information and news con coming the soil drifting damage which lias been-very serious hero. -I visitei part of tho area wlilch'will fall under the Letlihrioge Northern -Irrigation project Thursday, wilh Supt. Fairfield of tho Dominion experimental Farm itnd found very extensive damage; tlie very nature ,of such'soil which wil make it susceptible lo the best effects of Iho' application of irrigation render ng it all the more liable lo suffer tin thanks for the music that was sup- plied gratuitously. AIMEESEMPLEMCPHERSON -5 o Tiin writer lias keen recollections of Almco Somple when Bbo wa.s Amy Kennedy gohig to the litlle 61d rickety White Schoolhouso in the county of Oxford, about sii miles from the town of Ontario. As 1 remember her, -shfl auburn hatred Elrl laughing and winning in liar ways. Sho .walked from her home oh the Salfonl roul to tho school-anil was frequently conveyed to her homo .by her mother -driving a liltlo sorrol nag and m Iron rimraod wheeled 'buf- gy on her-return trip from Ingfirtoll. Her father was a 'grey, bearded of .small proportion and tho llllio family were devoul In Hieir religions In Ingefsoll and Snlford being fcllosors cf the Salvation Army. Amy v.'os particularly bright In history I remember and copy work was not an Infrequent happening from tho rear desk which I occupied when blstory class wast announced. Amy was always npjeil-for her beautifully long straight' auburn bucd hair which sho wore in a brhid do-RH her back. Our paths divid- ed, I camo west and Amy wont anotli- or fifty. Wo lire both in Iho city of s LONDON, Juna troops, withdrawn from the Monlnegro garri- son of Sanll Quaranla, have entered Avoiona, Albania, according to a Cen- tral News dispatch from.Rome.which quotes received there by Epoca. In recent flghling these advices say, Ihe Kalians lost 20 officers, including two colonels. It Is reported tbat tho Italian garrison at Tenelfen.l, thirly-lwi) mile's southeast of 'Avoiona, number- ing four hundred, has been captured and that Generals Piaccnt'ini and Rai- mondo, In command ot Italian forces, have been recalled to Italy. P.O. BOX 940 PHONE 1619 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS Ritchie Paterson and Company 5-6 Acadla Third Avenue (South) C12 o to advance aciioa by conference llh Ihe government'would be great. I think soil drilling the biggest problem looming ahead Saskatchewan and Alberta, and arts of Manitoba. Fortunately the ery nature c! the soils worst drifted ere makes'them the more, susceptible best production under Irrigation. G. H. Marnodi. A PRAYER FOR RAIN (By Rev. Bairow) O Lord, our God, Who dost cause tho earth to bring forth and bud; Ibat It may give seed to'tho, sower and bread 'to- the send Thy blessing, wo beseeeli. on tho seed sown in our laud. The green blado growing and the (ruit forming. That no storm, may beat them down, no frost wither them, no drought parch them; no 'insect destroy tUern, that wo may enjoy Thy gilts in their season and yield Thee thanks for Thy great good- ness; through Jesus .Christ, our Lord. Alueu. Sot One of Frequenters Nalur- Teouk Fined as.Keeper. A made by .the city police n ihe'Park Cigar Storej at live theatre- Thero will be a council lor. ofilccrs the Monday after, which will bo lead by Commissioner Kaddy. S. A. Officers Coming Commissioner Eaddy, K-ader of-the Salvation Army In western Canada, accompanied by Brigadier Phillips, of Winnipeg, and Major Alice of Calgary; Capl. T. Mundy, commis- sioner's secretary, and twenty officers (rpni southern Alberta will conduct meetings next .Saturday, Sunday ami Monday in the Salvation Army citadel hero. Monday afternoon and night .clock on Friday afternoon, vrllh tho meelings Kill bo ia tho colonial esult trfit the keeper, Louis Teouk, and seven frequenters appeared'be- fore 'Magistrate Irwm on Saturday morning, charged with running: and taking part In a joint. Tfliuk was fined ?40 and each ot tbo others and costs Tho seven frequenters represented seven different nationalities, Rouman- airr Servian, Greek, Italian, Austrian, German and American, and not one of them is a British subject, not only being not naturalized, but not even having niadO' application for natural- ization. It was brought the notice of the court by Chief Gillespio that Tconk I had been fined otnhrco different oc-1 casions previously, under-' dltferent names, by