Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta
MIWi TOUnraOTIT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD UTC LOCAL .WEDNESDAY MARCH 2. LKTIIBIUUUE, ALHKHTA. Sr.VhN 'Hatter, Now in Montana, Foresees Great Oil Field in South Alberta Porter Bros, of Pacific North- west Have Man on the' Ground Now Southern .Alfoerui has a great future aheud of it us an oil produc- ing district, iicctmlillg !o Mr. Angus MtiPherson, who lius had a great deal of success in locating wells iu Mon- tana. K. Bane, has written a let- SAM PORTER BACK FROM TRIP SOUTH RoUriuns will pleaucd to know their president, Sum Porter, is back iu Lethbridge and will ugitin be seen at head of the table at the lunch- eons. Mr. Porter readied the city Tuesday afternoon and since then he has bad all the Joy taken out life trying to catch up. Mr. Porter had been absent several weeks, touring iu southern states. ter to the Herald in which he quotes Mr. as saying that about all there is to gutting oil in Southern Alberta districts is tlio digging. Ills letter follows Montana, Feb. 2S. JCditor Herald thought yon might like some nevs of the oil situation from u raau ivlio used to live in Medicine Hut. Tl'.ere. are several them now in the country hero about and arc tered over a territory already oi: jibont 130 milss square and constant-r ly growing larger. Lev.-lstowu. Round-j up. Lambert. and Sidney seem to be tlie luust uot-! ed of the wells up to 'the present j ihoug'.i every day brings iu more ,._ 1-rancis of Medicine Hat near and there lire reports ot! one to tho and north near Dunkirk bill tlie reports cunnot be absolutely j established yet. j Mr. Angus man A general shuffle of the branch lias been most successful so tar managers of the Bank of Montreal in in locating wo] Is states that be has .the district is taking place, and will Si-cat hopes that the territory will bo gl) jntu shortly. According to Changes in the District several times present limits w'nen completed and is almost, sure to cover a large part of bot.h North kota and Alberta well as all uf Xovth-' cm Montana. I had a long discus- sion Mr. McPheraoii and Uo -states very'frankly that after a very careful survey of Son tit Alberta he knows tHut there is no question of the oil being there and he would not bs afraid to wager his last cent ou the country about either Lethbridge, Conrad, New Dayton, Taber, or Fln- ra.st.lo and north in the district be- tween Youngatowu aad Cereal to Con- sort and Coronation he considers simply a question of digging down and getting tho uil. don't Imow bow much benefit this oil lind will be to the country yet but to see the hugs lakes of the oil like irrigation water about Cnal- dale and Taber certainly looks rich, and even 1C it gets mostly gobbled by a, few Individuals yet it must bring a. lot of money into the country for alone, if nothing, more. arrangements Mr, Kmeno of the Lethbridge baiik will be given an inspectorship, with a probable trans- ference to the western headquarters of the bank in Winnipeg. Tho position of manager hero has been given to Mr. Francis of the Bank of Montreal. Medicine Hat. He will be succeeded at tho Hat Mr. Jones of High Hirer, whose pla.ce- in turn will be filled by Mr. Love, manager of the Ka rmond branch. >1 r. Henderson, manager of Bault of Montreal, Magrath, is to be transferred to Ray- mond, and the vacancy at' Magrath will probably be filled from thft of- fice of the banlr iu Calgary. It is understood Hbat the building on Third Avenue, which is the pro-; perty of the Bank of Montreal, and: which is now used as an undertaking parlor, will be taken qver by the bank and fitted up for the residence of the manager of the local branch, Refusal of Dominion to Defend Gold Seal Big Contracting Firm Looks Over Case May Upset the Liquor Import Law Lethbridge Northern; To Make Bkl Oil tliO result or thu ilold Seal CiiHO, which js one of Uio Uuld Liquor Co., of Culgury. vs. tho Dominion Express, and which aidiida adjourned, the whale ques- tion rests, it would utipoar, as to whether the plebiscite recently liulil, on the importation of li- quor, sUpds or falls. IT tho lat- ter, H will probably mean another plebiscite to determine the (fties- tioy As the matter stands, the Gold Seal Liquor Co. claims that it has a right to import liquor in spite of th'5 Dominion oi'tler-Iu-council which prohibited Importation fol- lowing the result of thi plebiscite. TUe contention raised is that ac- cording to the plebiscite law it is necessary that there should be a clear luiijurily or' all the voting districts. This, it is argued, IB not the case, hi that one elcUoral district in Calgary and ono in Kdmontcm wont wet; tlioret'oro the plebiscite, with the order-in- council Is null and void. It is clftimod tliat ihc onler-in- connril is invalid in that the Ho- rn authorities, in respect, to the pleblacltai ignored tho provi- sions of thoir own statute in L'IIO order as to prohibiting imports Ihmor which followed. Tlie Gold Seal casu lias stood adjourned for action on the part of the minister of justice at Or- .tawa to defend the constitutional- ity Lnd the legality of the Domin- ion statutes and the recent prohi- bition referendum, as contested by the Gold Seal Liquor Co. Ac- cording- to the Calgary Albertan, the telegram was re- ceived on Tuesday morning by Boylu from Hon. C. J. Doherty: "It is not tho in- tent ion of the Dominion govern- ment to bu in cast; of Gold Seal Liquor Co. vs. Domin- ion Kxpvcss. Copy of order-In- council sent you The Calgary paper says that At- Uoyle, in an inter- view on Tuesday, indicated that the- situation was made very ser- ious by this linal definite refusal of the Dominion government to defend its own legislation and orders-iii-couucil. The procedure in question in the case was (ill umior the direction of tile Domin- ion government, and the counsel for the which is tlie only crown counsel in tlie case, lias no means of knowing the reasons for the procedure and lias no way of getting information us to what took place in the holding of tlie plebiscite and why. [SPOKANE MINING MEN Kxpert Who Has Located Wells i INSPECT MINE PROPERTY! in Montana Thinks This Dis- S. E. Thompson, of Spokane and IT.! Bevln, of Sundpoint. are in Lelb-: bridge today inspecting tlie 1-Iuiniltun j mine, which was purchased by a syndicate they represent some will Produce Vnt One ot' the hirgest contracting the Pacific northwestern states. ago. At the offices of tho mine this lupnilng no word was available as to j sontative ia Lethbridge nowTooklng when they wi.l make any ehanEe tho operalniE ot tho mini'. JBELZ1MEK AND ROSSI 1 I FURTHER REMAND IN I. INCOME TAX CASE over the Lethbridge Northern IrrigB- tiol, district. The renrrwontaUvo C. Taylor of Great Falls. 1 Th" tUat it is desjre o( tijt, fn-m to Dui the I BOTH SENT UP FOR TRIAL construction work of the district. Of I I course whether they will hid will.di'- I The assault charges wliich were a great deal on the manner In heard by Magistrate Burrell. who took I whldl Ule district is linancecl this the place, by arrangement, of Magi- i summer. This question Is beins giv- t'-ate Invin. for the hearing of the j en consideration by Mr. Taylor. cases, came to a conclusion with the Jtussiau. Belzimcr. and the Italian. Frank liossi. being both remanded for trial, the former on ?200, and the lai- i CH oTtrnauioc IN POSTMAS1 ERSHIPS Many Points See Spring Work On Land Under A Good Start 1LF LAS! YEAR'S Figures For Past Five Months Show Winter Has Been Fairly Dry Tim case asiainsfK. W. Pilliug (or failing to aenil iu his income uix re- turn, and u-hjch was to have come up before Magistrate Burrell at the A..P.P. court on lias beon further remanded to Wednesday uezt. FEDERAL COALS MANAGER Mr. Drewitt, manager of the Fed- erals Coal mine, has left for Aus- tralia. I-liB successor V.as nut yet been named. Standard Block Will Be Com pleted Just as Soon as the Weather Will Permit TAX PAYMENTS IN JANUARY INCREASE As soon as brick arrives from Yuii- couver T. J. St.ubbs, contractor will bo ready tu proceed with the con-1 Htruction of the now Standard building opposite the post otlkc. The Ijfick is likely to reach Let abridge j in a week or ten days. I Whether or work will start then depend upon tlie weather. Men-j tion of starling around April u has j been made us it is ronsidnred that i tho weather before thut date may bo j somewhat precarious. J. H. Galloway, oC Toronto, archi- tect ot the building is expected hero in a few days. Taj.es paid into the city dur- ing the month oi February amounted to fSSoS.50, of which amount represented taxes for 1920, the balance be- ing back taxes. Ill the corres- ponding month last year the taxes paid in we're of which were current taxes. Plowing has commenced at a num- ber of points in Southern Alberta this week. Reports by Tho Herald have been to the effect thut on Monday plowing was proceeding at Burdett, Coaldale .in the Van Home colony, and at Wilson Siding, The lames of the farmers were not receiv- ed. J. E. Lynds, of Buvdett, was the authority for these reports. He said .hat discing went on in the Burdett listrict last week. The ground, ho continued, is in good shape for plow- ing. This is one month earlier than usual, in other years spring plowing has started about tho end of March or during first week in April. Frost at night ti delaying work to, somo extent. Ploughing lias started two miles south of Coaldale and west of Chin, the farmers taking advantage of. tue present spring weather. Stock in this district ia reported to bo In prime condition, following the mild winter. Precipitation during the of 191S-20 was heavier than it has been during this winter. The figures as I announced by the Experimental Farm this morning tell the story. They are: 1920-21 1819-20 1.78 Peee-mber.........79 .ii5 January..........5t> .84 February.........47 1.21 5.C4 it Is Slightly Tattered "The iJritish Umpire loolrs to sadly dilapidated this morning" aaid u passing citizen, glancing upon the flag flying at the post offlee this fine spring, day. that or the gov- ernment Canada wants to give us all a lesson un 'the old tattered Sidney R. Flanders, a Winnipeg lawyer, died in Grand Bay, Ala. Chas. Tlsdule, successful fanner oE Birtle, Man., and a pioneer of the dis- trict, ia dead. PUT a concrete foundation of real business training under your castles in the air. A course at Lliia Business College 'will teach the young men and sirls, nbout to leave school, tho prac- tical knowledge that will en- able them to realize tlioir ambi- tions, Tf the question of money stands in the way of your ing a. courne at once, come in and talk over our CREDIT PLAN. Day School. Night School, INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION. KEEP ON READING MR. EDUCATOR'S TALKS WANTED 2.000 of the prettiest girls in Lethbridge, to attend tbe opening ot tbe CHARM SCHOOL AT THE EMPRESS THEA- TRE FRIDAY WALLACE REID, Supt. If You Haven't Eaten QUAKERBREAD You Don't Know Real Bread Quaker Bread offers yon all tlie wholeoomenesv nnrl nourish- ment that is pouible to get out of the choicest wheat grains. It is not only healthful, but iiosscesee a delicious flavor ami :i crispy crust- nuch as you find only in italutahlc Bread. John Gi'more Ltd. Bakers of Quaker Bread. PHONE 378. fonts' the eu FROM SOUP TO SINKERS When you have health you take the menu from soup to sinkers and with relish. There is nothing in nature that warrants a man in gorging him- self with food beyond the body's needs, biit when the stomach is normally vigorous it will take care of a birthday dinner or an alumni banquet without waver- ing- Chiropractic adjustments, free- ing the spinal nerves tg tli'5 stomach, will remove tlia cause or chronic Iniiieettlon. Hun- flrerta of sufferers from imligos- tinn liavn found relief chiro- practic. NO CHARGE Consultation is without charge or obligation. HYRUM JUNE a. SMITH SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 203 Shtrlcck Hock. PhoXes 1677 ind 1441. SHOE REPAIRS For best work at lowest prices try MUTTON Practical Shoemakers Fifth St. S. Phone 693. 940 PHONE 1619 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. 5-6 AcatHa Building 3'.2 Third Soutft If you feel fagged and worn out try drinking" a glass of warm milk before going to bed. You vrilJ be surprised how quickly you fall asleep and how rested you feel next day. Crystal Dairy Phone 1576. LIMITED ter on bail. The charsa against, Bayntou was withdrawn. J. Living-' Then' have been no changes dui ing stone appeared (or and D. 1 1. February uostmasterships iu South- EHon for Helzimer. A turtiier charge I cm Alberta, in that portion which was laid against Helzimer and Kossi for taking part in an aflray on the public street. On this also they were remanded for trial on their re- cognizances. comes under tile Lethbridge inspec- torate. The only change kas been one in B.C.. which is part of the inspectorate. Here Louia Hilton succeeds A. G. Watts. THE STORE OF HIGH-CLASS FAMILY GROCERIES Shredded nn per package ..........JUC Sure n p 9c, 15c, 20c, 25c Iluntley Palmer's AA Nursery Biscuits, Ib., Fry's Concentrated Cocoa 25c 15c lioyal Shield Baking Powdor............ Hoy a 1 C roiv n A in mo Q ia "I C .............IDC tiohlen Ainnioniu Powder; '3 for Lowney's Chocolate; i jf Vj-lb. cakes; 2 Cor... Frencli 16 oz. ftA package............ Paper KlieHeil Pecan op Nuts FREE DELIVERY. GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS PHONES 1453 AND 1365. Notice to Motor- ing That the Lethbridge Vulcan- izing Works won't be respons- ible for any debts contracted by the Modern Vulcanizing Shot) or the Macleod Vulcanizing AVorks, Macleod. BASIL E. CHAPLIN lias no connection Tvitb tlie Lethbridge Vulcanizing whatever. Lethbridge Vulcanizing Works (Signed) E. CHAPUN, Prop. BIG GJ.U DANCE IN I. 0. 0, F. THURSDAY, MARCH 3RD, 1921 Admission Good Music Dancing till 2. Supper will be served. w E ANNOUNCE TO THE MOTORING PUBLIC IN AND AROUND LETHBRIOGE THAT WE HAVE OPENED UP THE MODERN VULCANIZING SHOP 408 6th Street to Graham Motors, Ltd. One of. the most up-to-date Vulcanizing Shops in Alberta, and is centrally located, with ;i branch at .Miicleod. Plain and Non-skid Retreading; Sectional Work; Broken Beads; Tubes Repvirod, AH work guaranteed. THE MODERN VULCANIZING SHOP 408 Sixth Street South. B. E. CHAPLIN, The Macleod Vulcanizing Works, Macleod. BANQUET DANCE THE FARMERS' FIRE AND HAIL INSURANCE CO. WILL HOLD THEIR Annual Banquet At 6 J, Mar. AT WESLEY HALL FOLLOWED BY Dance in Masonic Hall MRS. HUDSON'S ORCHESTRA. All the company's shareholders, agents, and their ladies urged to be present. Phone 455 at once. Shareholders' meeting at 2.30 p.m., March 3, in Masonic Hall. Come all ye who are heavy laden with the economic burden and learn about the LETHffiRIDGE AJW DISTRICT CO-OPERATIVE STORE Opening Next Saturday "LOYALTY BEGETS SUCCESS" MASS MEETING ON THURSDAY, MARCH 3RD 7.39 P.M. AT STORE PREMISES, 526 13TH ST. NORTH (MORDEN'S OLD STAND) i Cordial invitation to ladies, particularly workers' wives.