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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta JUNE 1917 THE UTTHBIUDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN Marnochs Address to Water Supply Conference The following tho opening ad dress tho water supply contereuco this morning by presi dent Maraoch ol tho Hoard of who Is presiding Other Important are being delivered today the Add re Your presence at this conference on More and Better Water for tho Farmer is evidence la itself i that the subject nailer of our aiacusslousi today U ot In Southern farreaching We are not going to be able today to arrive at final conclusions to how nioro of this water to to be got at but wo are going lo have u sort of stocktaking of all tho luformadon thai Is now and arc il going to put our heads together to devise ways and means for acquir ing further Information I hope we may be enabled aleo lo collect the most ot thlft within tho covers of a booklet or and so make al the known facts availablefor tlio liundrcds of farmers and their wives who are eagerly awaiting guidance a to how to gel more and better water This meeting today is the oulcomi of enquiries which were started b the Board of Trade of Lelhbridg away back ib Ihe early days of 1914 Some of you may remember that i that year there was considerable ex citement In Aiberta over the allege possibilities ot finding oil under th foothills aud the fertile plains ot ou Sunny Some ct nur more enquiring delirious of inform ing themselves about anticlines and begaii to dig Into bulletins relating to lho oil fields of the United ecu directed to assisting the farmers f Weatoro Canada to Bud well as the need or Buch assistance was brought lu he notice ot the permanent officers t tho geological surrey of Dowliug and K Slip Kir were directed to devote some lluio o he study of the Dowllng was able to report as a result of his during the lucr ot that a considerable area i for a bigger How they got the bigger 1 but It was so unpalatable that they want to assure themselves that no harm would come to their live stock If they drank As she turned to she Oiv U doesnt matter so much If Its no good wevfi been hauling our water tor six or seven years and 1 guess we can go on a while In Better The farmers In Southern Alberta Uve south of LclhtrUlge was underlaid with a eandatoue which carried water rom the Milk rfver at the loteriullou a and that this sandstone ay at the considerable depth of six eight hundred eel butlbat In many lying lower thau tho channel of the Milk rUcr the water rose to the surface when the sand atone was tapped by drilled I need into any details In regard io liiw bucmibe Dowllny and Slipper will tell you all about They will also Inform you of what steps I bey have been able to urUh funds which we were able tb get the Dominion government o appropriate for Ihe to add to available Information on the subject by actually drilling further test Hut the greater and more general tiucstlou of liow topro7e up such sources of water supply as may be and therein discovered lhat ers wire came in io asic whero slie It was a regular part of Ihe business of the survey and o geological departments ol tho various to devote attention to the Ending underground waters tor the iso ol towns and We took Hits matter mi with the Dominion and we found that absolutely no attention had could get a Cample of water We told her the deparlmentof health at Edmonton would do that for She Bald that last had some spare lor the first and they thought they would Iry for They drilled eighty got a small supply of pood water bul they Ihought they would go deeper and try are getting much better financial shape than they used to he the splendid crops of the last tro years have given them a on They want o improve tbelr houses ami to conveniences for better living they arc all need ing more water to take care of the live stock that they are getting In The moisture wudlttvaa these Jast three years been and If we could be assured that the years lo follow would be equally kind we miglit be more com but we know that dry years are bound to come and we wanl o make al proper preparations for having water supplies At tention must lo paid iot only o reaching underground but to ho measures for leaehfng water In lakes and sothat live Block may find sanctuary In time of drouth we want also to ascertain what can bo done In the way of mak ing water diverted from our rivers avallatle for domestic and stock rais ing All that is cognate to these subjects will also engage your attention Tho storing of water by dams across depressions the care of water that can easily he collected the roofs of houses and barns the purifying of all water water piping tbe water into the house the disposal of sewage and tbe protection ol water all of ilicse matters will be under We arc glad to EEC some of our frlciuls frotu our sister province Saskatchewan here their problems in regard to water surlily are Oio Game as from the fact that their lands arc more closely peopled they have had to devote more attention io trying to solve these They will give us heir and I tope they may learn I am certain that we can be as sured of that when the minister of agriculture ot Alberta places before his colleagues his report ot this con he will be aole Ib assure hem that there is a great bulk of able information available asr rouutl work for practical ihyestlgi ion and help or the farmers this part of our province and I am sure Pure Food Markets tbe purifying or all water read y accessible al lessor L flu b lho depths Is Blill largely unsolved ami I am bdireful that today sprae light may bo slictl oil show tho necessity or this tell you ol an Incident that liaiipon In tho Board of Tmde roonia the other A farm Remind Yourself When in need of anew Snit that wewill make one to your measure Cut and fitted to your iu divirttial Giving your apiwarance an individuality and character desired by value the iiniHU tauee of their personal appear The cost is most t have a well made perfect fitting suit THAELL 608 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH hat he be satisfied from what MIRACLE OIL The Gasoline A Booh to Motorists Eliminates gives more in nreascs extends life of yonr Guaranteed to give 25 more mileage 32 equal gallons of Analysis nuule by Pecks of guarantees ab solutely no harmful results to your Saves engine trouble nnd repair bills you scientific gentlemen will tell tl your great your sym pathy and your enthusiasm fbf the progress of any part of our great Do arc fully at our that if only reasonable meaiis are you will pursue this subject of water supply continuously all possible avenues of progress are fiilly ADD Marnoch address on Water eup If I may anticipate some of the good things that arc to come out of tills conference I might saythat there are indlcaiions that shall liear some good news in regard to the pos of setting the use of a boring machine which can very cheaply driil small lest holes for the discovery of and by that means let a fanner know whether he Is jus tified in spending money In drilling or digging for down to depths of We may also hear good news about a cheaper method of reaching Dowl lings artesian waters at the si i and I eight hundred feet depths up UU we have thought SiUOO or 5000 was tho smallest expenditure that I get down to ihese but we may learn that they can be reached for about We shall also get some excellent advice alwut storing water In deep cisterns and about holding up the rain water from We shall learn just what the present position is In re gard to StorJt watering reservations along bur river fronts and also about the additional supplies of water that may bfi more available whn Irrlga lion water la brought alorij to the acres Included In brmge Northern Irrigation project There will also ba some interesting information made available In regard to easy methods of filtering and regarding water distilling apparatus that may be available at compara tlvcly low cost and also about how to make unpalatable waters drinkable and In conclusion I would say that I believe our merchants hero maj not have been R3 discreet as the vnlght have been in placing their supplies of drilling pumping and ma terials for sewage disposal before our farmers and wives They are all able to afford these comforts and they are undoubtedly open to buy them If they are brought to their no tice wllli the assiduity that displayed for IneUnce by the automobile Choice Farmers Fresh made Hairy This is the Best Shipment of Dairy we have had this Every guaranteed Finest Creamery 45c Delicatessen Department LOAF HAM BOLOGNA COOKED CORNED JitiEF PIES SHAMROCK BOILED HAM JORK PIES JELLIED PORK HEAD 1 MAIN 412 4 1383 DOMINION MARKET 4TH t 6TH PHONE 1654 PALACE ATTRACTWE SVELTLINE GOWN For Sale RED CROSS CAMPAIGN Jnno The Red Cross cnmpalgn for was practically halt over today wilt ovcr prospect thru before midnight 000 would be New York Citymaintained her lead with The remainder ot Ihe country had subscribed making Ihe total for the entire roun try Jllihlay reports showed that Chicago still held second place among ho cit wllh Cleveland pfovlng a danger mm Chicago had reported nnS ClcvMitvd CALL OR OPEN AND NIGHT Schultz Ritchie cltV VULCANIZING JUTMIRO THE BIG BULL A working demonstration of the BIG BULL TRACTOR w ill the Exhi bition grounds on Tuesday Jiine 26th from 8 to 6 t A welcome to come and see the BULL WITH THE PULL do ite work and have its many exclusive features claim that it is the strongest and best light tractor made and only wish to showing You are also invited to call and see us atom1 SlMacdonald Block at all v i f Take the Red Line car any time on Tues day and sec a real tractor The woman ot nntronb ilgiiro will nppreclafo Vhe long proportioned lines of tnts roost sveltllno gown Note straight hineing plaits In the skirt and as well as the sleeves nnd NO OCCASION FOR OPTIMISM Now York The present situation of lho war doe not warrant psnic Hoi neither It invite Tho bitterest portion of the struggle isyet to and un leSs the Is prepared for Sacrifices ns great aa the French people nave already June a Ing ol the American Newspaper Pub lishers asaoclaiton here toda a com mittco of publishers appeared before the Eenalo finance commUiee protest ingagainst any discriminating war tax on Ihe linsfaeas The fltaman may i1 deiegfltlon toid the senators that jmbreal which lECossenliartq the restora llsherfl were nsaistlnp ihe Rovernnrifit lion of Juallce awlflembcrficy In the In everyway possible n the rirryfng w6rM ahtl ylntllcatlon on of lho wnr tliat hey rccognlxetl al now hroalencd with perm a n tho need of apcclil war faxes nnd wtiie eri Aniiif Oerntany escapes i witUng to pay the rate which was inv iodarrtno dftugef for us IKincil en other legitimate and tieccft wilt be beyond prcsenl We c tu a war lho Issue of whkli Is still nnil the tiiUcome of which will infallibly ue defeat unless ne arc tb fight it as a war for oiir calling for our Ijcst eltorl our tiillmale FO i Jutio Yesterday nl BartmouUi Xew lha of doctor of laws ciiiiferred 6n StatesSena and president of the Cana dtati iMrtmouth college Is one Institution In thn Vlnttei holding a chart ty Jiofge the Third In 17 AUCTION SALE Farm Stock and Implements TO BE OFFEREB FOR WE XT LOT TWO MILES NORTH AfclD FIVE MILES EAST OF NOBLEFORO ON JUNE 27th AT ONEbicVbCK THE FOLLOWINQ frorn 4 to 8 years 1200 to 1500 2 7 and 8 yeari 2100 1 I 2 years old 1 7 jears old choice 1 4 months old hrood 1 iierRshiru C store hogs 41 young 3 to 50 joung chickens nearly new Cockshntt cultivator 1 nearly now Van Hrant prcstcd 1 Van Brunt single disc 1 shoe drill 1 ool ot In and out throw discs 1 set of Iron iarrfKs Is 12Inch good repair 1 fanning mill 1 mower CocluliuU sulky wilh stubble and 1 H Inch Emerson 1 IShorse iwwer 1 sleigh 1 and rKcl 1 Case 2 4J 1 American Abell Complete household toodi 1 Helnfznian nearly hi good aud Sumsroua otier articles 5 TERMS CASH en all excepting the enfitK int wntcn are 23 per anu 3 Everything will be tofrf the proprietor hit A Aucdonwr JOHN I E Clerk A ;