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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JOIST nns LKTHBH11JUK DAILY MEKALD PAGE NtNts Irfigationists of Coaldale and Lethbridge Districts Have Serious Complaints Juno dltor Herald Dear irrigation farmers in this many 6t in a sorry plight because ot allure trt secure the supply of water In the necessary to Irrigate their Some are receiving no water some only sufficient for an nere or two a Some have a head if water for a few hours for Home unknown it diminishes io practfcfclly Two There appear to be two sources ot grievance 1 An Insufficient supply of water in the ditches lor all the and under the and 2 an In itifflclOTt ditchrider in respect to the first it that the ditches were not neaned of the sand and sediment drought down by last seasons the carrying capacity f the ditches Is in many cases only i fraction of what It ehould In ad litloit to the of new set in this district during the last or has brought a much reater acreage under the ditch with in increased demand for The litch that cguld carry enough water or three years ago Is not large anough for the work this The failure of the company to provide for this is a very serious Could Be The ditch under rider service could no Improved in many 1 By employing more ditch At tho present time it is impossible for the man on the ditch to effectually cover the area assigned to When he wanted he 1s often far away attend ng to a distant part of his 2 By providing the riders with lomplete information as to the of Water required to pase vh rough the respective the acres to be There ap pears to be a lack ot this at the pres ont 3 By providing the means of controlling the water going through the different hear In some instances a man has the gate set to meet his for some reason the water ceases to On Grier Suffer Loss of New Barn and Horses Lost From Our Own Correspondent June morning June at a quarter to seven lust after eighteen work horses with their full equipment of ind their drivers had left the large new barn and stables of Grier Broe moke was seen issuing ifrom one o the doors and before anything couli oe taken out the whole building wa mass of flames and was complete There were in the built at the time four valuable horses a large quan iity of hay and green with a aiost twelve hundrod bushels of jr all the feed on the blg farm Uickily the wind was from the north and their new house with othe suildlngg was How the fire started is a mystery that may neve be as they were In the lof arly in the and there was ao n of fire The Is some with only a smal tmount ot This is the sec nd large barn burned during the pas Up to Friday evening it was est Dialed that theregistration in th town of Macleod was Th and Red Cross ladies wh have charge of the work are makin a success ot The cards ran ou asnd registration was delayed untl pending the arrival ot fresh Early Wednesday the fire fighters were called out to take care of the burning stable noar the public The stable Is an entire No one was the plumber who has been nn has opened up business for himself and reports everything go ing It It Mund to be rider nothing about t the rider had control of these gates ach man would get hla share ot no no it Is far mers on the end of the ditch get more most of the The Now what will be the effect of this condition of affairs They will be 1 Farmers hired fed bor bought coal and fur nished all at high with firm faith that if a season came they were reasonably sure of because they be leved they could irrigate their When the water II needed it Is not or only In diminished Their loss financially will e 2 Many ot them have recently come from California and with alth In the company that accepted heir money for the to supply with water as per They have still their first crop to har vest in Many do It this But the expenses get on ust the Lost In Feed For 3 The loss In production of food for the Allies will reach many hun dreds of thousands of Much tas been said In some places about the reduced production owlne to drawing men away from the farms foi military So far as this dis trict is it Is nothing to the lose of food through failure to gel If land is idle through lack of man no money has been ex pended on at If It falls to produce because of lack of water there has been an Immense expense connected with 4 But so far at the future of tha country is the effect lies In the result it would have on prospective Many have been attracted to this district by its prosperity in the But if prospective settlers find that their agreement with the company will be treated as If it were a scrap ot they will give this district a wide Nor will its effect be confined to the CoaldaleLethbrldge It will react upon the settlement in all our irrigation The farmer attracted to an irrigation district is usually of a superior and we cannot afford to euch who have their eyes directed Alberta 5 If such a condition is likely to land here will depreciate in value until land for which high prices were paid will be worth no more than land in a dry The farmers a peti tion to be sent to the office of the company in a few as all appeals to the local office at Lethbridge have failed to get In all probability a Water As sociation will be formed as that appears to be the best way to secure I have written at considerable but it is all in the interests of more Yours F ENFORCED AT TABER From Our f3wn June June at 4 Paul ot and Annie of Hay worn united In marriage at the by the Again lightning struck on the same spot Saturday 8 and Edward Thomas and Miss Mary both of Coal were pro nounced husband and wife hy The bridal couple were attend ed by John Howells and Mtes Belle nnd Thomas will reside In Coal whore hoth are well known and highly dumb endurance are no doubt adtnlr abje virtues In their right but they are symptoms of sleepingsickness or some such de plorable disease when manifested to ward an broken down water system and a con sclenceless Hut some day the Worm will Job will begin tb In tlie we will con tinue to fall as In tho paet on tha gas the river miles On Wednesday evening an instruc tlon class was held In the Union Club rooms tor those who are to assist on Saturday with the national registra A good attendance and much In terest are Mayor Willnrd has gone East on a well earned Me will join Wlllard in of the Lethbridge High School is at present presiding at the department of being conducted in Enforce Our local constable has been achieving a reputation for himself by his diligence in enforcing food re Already two persona have been fined for hoarding flour and their surplus stock While one business house has got it in the neck for neglecting to affix a stamp to a patent We are all busy now studying law and voraciously consuming our surpluses in anticipa tion of the arrow that flleth hy and tho pestilence that walketh In the It is no summer John Clarth Allan and sev eral other of our local boys have re cently donned the khaki and left for their respective training A fine piece of detective work on the part of somebody is reported irt the recent capture of one who was endeavoring to evade military ser The Union to the number of had a hike to the river last After an enjoyable af they were met by autos and driven The Ladles Aid of Knox Church will hold a lawn social on the Manse 8 A musical will rem dered and ice cream and other re freshments There is prospect of securing Taylor Stratton for a union meeting on Patriotic June Station was for several years head the work in Canada and at present has charge of the Soldiers of the Sail Watch forfurther particulars of the Our local weather after TOOBTl LEAVE OF ABSENCE The following are tlio facts In re gard to the procedure to lie followed in leave of ab sence without pay for any member of His Majestys who has been drafted under the Military Service Provided the rune romes tin der the Privy Council Order authoriz ing the granting of conditional leave of absence in ciise of exceptional hardship hardship to the man not the man liimsolf must ap ply to his Company Commander for conditional leave of This ap plication ije forwarded with the man to the Officer detailed to al HAT Medicine Hat is determined to prea ent to the public1 of Western Canada In her 1918 KAIR AND STAMPEDE the premier summer at traction of the Tho education al feature will hn well looked after with large exhibits of live farm and domstlc fine art exhibits and the latest and most uptodate The amusement part of our program has not been There will be horse ball large midway and five premier plat form including the BAL 55AH Stn1ERS direct from the New York three pretty young In a bewildering and captivat ing act of skill nml Hobson and two comedians who play bumpty bumps and create foolish tricks that keep the audience in good and Tho and Elwood and all of whose acts are novel and but by no means will be staged the largest And meet stupendous STAM PEDE ever attempted in Western the success which attended the Stampede In 1917 is ample assurance that nothing of an inferior nature will be offered to our patrons in Day IB Arena Director and Will be assisted by Ray which is a guarantee that the 1918 Stampede will be a show well worth the trouble and expense of going to Something doing ail the Day Ample accommodation has been provided and every precaution for the comfort and enjoyment ot visitors has been Keep the 19 and and round out your summer vacation hy visiting Medi cine Hats Summer Fair and tend to such who will re quire a form to be filled out by the soldier In his office and sworn to be fore This provided It fulfills the requirements laid down by Ottawa will bo forwarded to Ot tawa for No decisions are given in this The man in the meantime being given leave of ab sence for a reasonable not to exceed one If the decision has reached us at the expiration of the the leave can be extend ed In periods of ten at the dls dreilon of the District Officer Com n the of men claiming con ditional leave of absence undnr the War Timps Election Act their applica tion must be made in the same wwr except that il must be accompanied by the rprtlfirate of naturalisation of the man concerned or In the of his being naturalized by the natwrat fzntion of Mis his fathers nat uralization certificate mnw be pr6 Tin matter then re ferred to the Judge Advocate General who will make a thorough Investigation ot the cftse aitit Mtitit to the District Wflewf CenttMHildlDl to whether or not this IB titled to leave until trOhcwrntyttMtti under the War Tiitmg BliscWeift are This is the enty which conditional leave of absence can bt Federal authorities ftuve the western gracing estate of the Ifttft Henry of San Val ued to collect 000 overdue Income several calls to Jupiter Pluvlus and doing other incantations in the dark of the has broken hie wand and abandoned his aole In The heavens are still a nuinber of aspirants are to the One pins his faith in another on and a third to the fact that there Is to be doings in Lethbridge on July We shall In the meantime the crops are putting up a desperate resis tance to this new German No one will regret the suppression by the Government of the Morning Messenger unless it be those who are wedded to misrepresenta tion and Today Will Never Come Again THE UNIVERSAL CAR ClMMit 9535 Rmabout S75 Touring 59S 770 OneTon Truck 750 TIME wasted on street can and other ways by men during the year would buy a Ford Car for figuring their time at money If a man earning loses one hour each his tort time for the year would be worth or half enough to buy a Ford Whatever your tirrte may be a Ford will make it Perhaps you are a salesman or The horse is too street car doesnt always travel just where you want to and waiting for trains means hours at a time With a you are hampered by You go and come just when you are and travel just where you Ewy city every country road is a road for the Sit down and figure up what a Ford would save you in time and and even without considering the added fort and convenience in your daily we believe you will be convinced that you should get your Fofd without further XII priew subject to IOM ttetft Irnati Ford Dealers Dealer Dealer Lethbridge Warner Raymond MATTER FINALLY SETTLED June settle ment between the Province and the Pacific Great Eastern Railway Com pursuant to the agreement reached early in the year and ratified at the recent session of the legisla ture was completed yesterday when the province received In addition the execution of tits bond for which the company agreed to give covering the option on the lands ot the Development Company was The bond has not yet beeiislgned but will he as MOOII as minor details aro AMERICAN AIR June to American last Sunday carried out an aerial raid into German terri Wight Americans bomb ed tlie MeUSabUmu Hallway and gittilod u big t 1 ft Last Importation of Percheron Belgian Stallions Mares This Spring are Now Here THIS LAST SHIPMENT OFFERS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SECURE A FULL BLOOD PERCHERON OR BELGIAN THEY WILL SOON BE PICKED SO WE ADVISE ALL INTERESTED TO SEE THEM OUR PRICES AND GUARANTEES WILL PROTECT We alto have for Sale 20 Head of Good Work Horses and tome Good Young Shorthorn Bulls DYGERT All Stock now st Farmers Feed Lethbridge ;