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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT n THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OP LIVE LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, MAKCH .LETflBiUlXlE, ALHEIYTA, PAGE SEVEM Forecasting the 1920 Here Are Moislure Records Foretasting tbe 1920 crop Is the greatest fedoor stormy liaya. With farmers feverishly casting about for seed and feed for seedlug operations ud already' hlrlui; wea lor the rnsb, everyone Is anilously scan- nlng every lodlcatlou which will point to some sort ot forecast 011 the crop. Supt. Falrfleld of tbe Experimental Kfll-ra IB being asked to make his fore last: "1 tare lived in Southern Al- bert a too to Us so he told the Herald ou Thursday "but 1 will flTc you aome figures which the tensers tin scan for them- aelveg nnii If tli-sy want to forecast an thsl basis i'eDV cannot blauio me If they don't hit It righl." Following are Ihe Precipitation for previous nix moulbs, Sept. to Feb. Crop inclusive 7.CS In. 3.21 in. 1918.................. 4.7.t In. 1917 8.65 in. 1910 5.25 In. 1915 ................J'. 6.56 In. 19H .xOZ'in. 1913 6.00 In. SNOWFALL RECORD Sl.1 7.5bowt that with Ibe ex- 1903, so If Lucre Is anything in tall and winter moisture thli would look Uke a good year. But 19J5-17 foes to prove that winter moisture doesn't x bumper crop for In 1917 crop was only little better than half the IDIS yield though the fall and wlnler pre- cipitation was heaviest om record at the The determining factor is tbe May and June rainfall, and 1917 proved that fact. "All I would say" said Mr. Pairfleld, "IB '.hat we have had enough moisture to give the crop a good start and carry it along UN middle of May In fluo style. The rain we get after thai ilnte will tell the and Thonday'i fall established a new It brought Ihe total snowfall up to 51.1 inches, the heaviest In eighteen'years, ac- cording to Ibe records ot Ibe experimental farm. Wednesday's precipitation M and Thursday's .14. During Wednesday night the thermo- meter dropped to 8.5 degrees below tero. CUKliKEEPSCHOOLIAXES OOIIAXIM Board Will Have to ed on levied tar school pur- Oat Borrowed J. W. Mitchell of Ubor Bureaux Says Men Will Have To Be Bent Here Usihbr'dge will be short of laborers when spring opens up, according to J. W. Mitchell, director ot the govern- ment lahnr bureau. Mr. iMItchell is In town on a-lrip of Inspection. Taking the province aE a whole, Mr. Mitchell stated, there will be on itclctiuate supply for the demand. Cal- Tbe'city coeanxeeloners have- come to realize that according to Ihe School Act an4 amadmuts to the l-eth- bridle cily charter it la necessary that all mooeyt collected by way of levy or borrowed for school purposes be placed a "School Tax Tiuil Account" IB i chartered bank. By the same enactments tbe school board charted interest, to include compound Internet, on all moneys bor- rowed for the schools during the lime inch money la used, and from time to Up lo Ibe end of 1919 the school board hat received practically in full Its demands on tbe city couucll, and there is approximately bor- rowed on Its account. In the past only about 65 per cent of the taxes levied for school purposes bave been collected, and In the future the levy will have to .'.sufficiently greater than the requirements to take care of this couillllou. -Tax Sale Property The "School Tai Trust Account" will bave an interosl In any property that falls to tbe cily at tax sales ac- cruing after 1919. to the extent ot Us nr.collected UIM at the time of such sale, but since the city cannot realize- upon the taxes ot property until the tuned According to the conditions of tbe city charter and School Act. After 1919 Interest will bo charged at tbe city borrowiac rate, at present sli per cent, on all moneys borrowed for Ihe Scbool Tax Account and unpaid after 1919. At the date properly sold for taxes levied alter 1919. in the bands of the city for unpaid Uiee, is resold tbe proportion of the receipts of Ihe same represented by unpaid school taxes will be paid ovvr to the School Tax Tract Account. jary and Edmonton will bave isi out as Mr. Mitchell expects, to receive the tbis source unlil block or in CITYHNOIIIP Still Selling at 17 1-2 Cents But Increaw is Expected Shortly No increase In price ol sugar t iite consumer has been mado by bridge retail merchants, following tui lifting of the'control of prices by th going ahead In bualntit way In and crop fatlurta have not, by any nveantj city In the matter of A report prepared by of the board of which of a alartllng nature and prove conclusively that U fountfed on a rock more subatantlal than many of the wot. now depending on at the tiirrovnd- Ing country for Hi prosperity. Coal, wheat and other alfalfa and hay, livestock and wool c'ty on the map a prominent centre In the west. In five mentioned above city exported a yearly average of HVWCO worth of the above products. This figure Is made up follows: Wheat and other Alfalfa and Live itoch................................................ wool Total yearly output......................................: The bank clearings for 1914, 1915, 1016. 1917 anoT 1913 also loudly of the business transacted In Cethbriclge. The figures are: 1914 nUlAW ,915 ,916 ,917 918 Farmers throughout Ibe province. have commenced to hire Iheir belp for j for 35c. but ftp Increase from the re- fineries Is looked lor In the near future. Eastern refineries have jumped I their prices two cents a pound but so Interest to be Charged far the B. 0. refineries heve not done To tne condition named the no. They are to fall iti lino j. councji haVo resolved that a with a jump !n the near future. termlned that the retailer could make in this neighborhood of one cent per pound on sugrr. The prices now pre- vailing locally are those under the last order ot ttic board dealing wllh the matter. Nesr York's cilr lar rate for 1920 will be the highest on record. UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE CARRIES IN BELGIUM BUOSSBLS. March cham- ber of deputies yesterday adopted the first article of a bill granting com- munal suffrage to all citizens, Includ- ing women. The vote for the measuro was !20 to 37. Mayov Hanlie Doesn't Think Much of Dominion Hous- ing Scheme the summer. (This season they have gcnooi Tax Trust lAcconut be opened i Under the control of the Board of starled In earlier than usual, many ln lhe o( Montreal .to commence I Commerce. i tail] j in the men on their payrolls during j tlie BANK CLEARINGS INCREASE Two recommendations were mado the Board of Trade luncheon Thurs- noon concerning a solutlort of the housing problem in Tbe formation of a building loans society received the most In the discussion. Following are the recom- tlio provincial session to p'ns's ihe'necessary IcKisla'ioD providing lor the formation of bulldinc and loan am! in this connection we recommend as a model statute, ot the State of Mis- souri, being entitled, 'Mutual Savings l-'und Building and Loan. with such modUicat'ons ae will meet with our local 'conditions. ive recommend the forma- tion within this city of a building and loan association and that. ail good citizens, having the welfare of Ilio city at heart, take-us miicii stock In Ilio association as his. means ivill permit. liy such un Institution Ilioso of us who wlsli lo assist citizens to. become home owners find a safe method of Investing a part ot our snv ings In a' fund for that purpose, and others of us who wish to acquire our lintncii mid to pay for them hy monlh- iy paymenls will be provided with a Bank clearings- this week to- talled as compared ivilh for the corre- sponding week Insti year, an. increase Attorney General's Reference to Police Enforcement of Liq- uor Get it 4 Now In his ElKKich In the legislature, In regard to the proposed plebiscite on Inter-provlnclal trade, Attorney-Gen- oral Boyle drew attention to the fact t the A. P. P., In endeavoring to en- the present slack season so they will have them when the weather breaks. Mr. Mitchell hasj circularized the province in a thorough manner in an effort to get the fsrtners to send in their requests for help early. He is meet'ng with a great deal o! success but up to the present not enough far-' mers have answered the appeal to al- low Mr. Mitchell lo make an estimate as to how many men will be needed on farms this spring in the province. The. demanO for labor in almost branch is strong. Lumbermen ot all'Classes are needed. A good de- mand is being made for quartz min- ers and- steam coal" miners. MJI-T coke loaders are asked for., An an example ot the work done by tlie government labor bureaux, Mr. Jlildiell stated thai during TOG mea were placed and since the beginning o! the year the figure is !n the neighborhood of 60flfl. At Ihe local office about fifty positions are open, most of them for ont ot town Men are wanted in the bush and on Ihe farms. Twenty-one appli- cations' for work are on the books, most ot these men being married sad do not want lo leave the city. the sale price of the refin- paymcnls, into I erics to the retailers and of the re- whlch all moneys collect'ed or borrow-1 tatters lo the consumers was so de- Borrow to Buy Cattle thing looked forward to among the CiP.R. men and is productive of msay Improvements for the company. Last year Ihe. officials met in Montreal. Preceding the banquet a general meet- ing w 11 lie held at whicH many sub- Jccts pertaining lo Ihe improvement of tho company's service will be dlf force the Ucruor Act, hail tried to co- Mayor W. D. L. llardie told ot the question has been under the eyes of tlio city for two or three years, ho said, and so far they have not found n way out ot Ihe diffi- culty. IIo does uol think much of the plans being used in Manitoba, where 08 per cent ot the cost'ot a house being advanced and belns givfu in a lump sum to soldiers. This plan the relations between r. P. and Edward Hotel. the city police In Letnbrldgo.he went, .other western representatives who on to say that better results in aitenii tills banquet will gather way of co-operation are now expect- fa Winnipeg and> proceed east in ed. This follows the expression ot special train on March 10. Chief of Police Gillesple. when he took on his new duties, that If there has been friction between the two forces in ,the city that. condition could not be worked put bridge, lie sa d. L'nder lho Dominion government scheme, ho thought, the cily mfglil nnywhere between nnd J125.000. Bven the highest figure would only be a drop In the bucket, he exclaimed. Continuing, staled that t-e'libridge needs at least. Iwo. hun- dred houses. The delegation going to Bdtnonlon in. reference lo n land titles' oldce hero will leave during the mlMIe of next week. The premier staled! in answer to a query, .that he. will not bo nhle to meet the delegation until 'bo latter part of next week. This dele- gation will discuss tlic housing ques- tion wllh him (is well. Iron Springs wrolo in complaining about Ilio change of mal' iu Lelh- right now." C. P. R. OFFICIALS OFFTOBAIIET Big Annual Affair To Be Held in Mackintosh 1 Left Today IN THE JUG Four Rills one pint; two nlnls one quart; four quarts one gallon; one gallon one quarrel; one quarrel two lights; two fights tour 'policemen "our policemen one magistrate; oat magistrate one month. KIDNEY C. MacKtnlosh, superintendent of Iho Letlibridge division of tlio C.P.K., service. They left this afternoon for Montreal on want the four deliveries a week from r company business, from .Montreal LethJlriilge, instead ot three a week i he will go to Toronto lo alteml Ilio j from ConTilalo, as Is made now. annual banquet of C.P.ll. officials ou March 13, He expects to'be back in I Ijolblirldgo nbmit March 17. A "movlo" camp.'iign to nmiiiio Ibe banquet has grown lo bo some- people of tbe U.S. tfl the Increases in salaries ot scitool timc urs Is planned. Farming" is. the big money- maker today. Of course, grain and fruit and vegetables pay beef and bacon, butter and cheese, are piling up for the farmer. Milk fatten more raise hogs. If need mooey to do to The Merchants Bank. We Mi srbd to assirt all up-to-date fannera. v BANK Head Office: Montreal. OF CANADA, Esubliihexl 1 804. UTHBRIOGE BRANCH, R. 3- DINNING, Manage; K ERR'S Daily STORE NEWS .Curry Powder, Croesc t Dlack- Pears, finest Barlietls, well's, per bottle........ 45c -Kails pack, Fancy Peiichcs, or sliced, Dlue Ribbon Peaches, are near- per llu Peacliea, Niagara 2 Falls, S5e ly pealed, 1 Ib. cartons, clean size and attractive, no waster, 2 45c pkgs.-....................55e BRAID'S BEST On Sale TODAY Regular price 70c, Bleached Sultanas, per Ib. Craiie.. Fruit! ilarma.lade, .per Prunea, extra large Kite, 20-30s, Jar 2SC We Oysters, Blue Point brand, equal' Medium size. 2 Ids. for We to fresh, per tin .Me and Fancy Corn, Del Monte, the fin- Tuna Fish, White Meat only, per packed, per tin 2Sc tin......................40c Cocoa, per tin.. 11c Sardines, Norwejian, in olive Chocolate, 2 cakes 45e oil, S tins for GEO. KERR GO. FAMILY GROCERS SERVICE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED art on Livtr and without Griping ot Sickening So You wake up with your Hezrf Clear, Complexion Kcny, Brratli and Stomach Headache or VfKl Stomach. PILING UP HAY RESERVE 4 There iiro now cars of bay niiiloiidcd and 't the old Injernallonal Hnrve.i- (er C.'o.'s nscrt for the 't purpose by lho provincial nu- tliorlllea. Tho utock Is held in 1 reserve to meet llm shortage fr that may iirlBO when spring work alarta. In Ilic incanlitne Hi ore are somo 200 cars of feed en rouln io meet Iramcdlale vrnnls ot tho farmers. t 4 Ice Cream Is Nat a Luxury It is a food, and a cheap food. It is a neces- sity. The food control provided sugar for Ice Cream during the war, Eat Ice Cream. It is nourishing and main- tains health, Crystal Dairy Limited HAVE YOU PELTS and FURS A Strong Market at Present and You Should Get Our Offer NOW on Any Quantity. We Pay Highest Prices. PHONE PEALtM IN PEUTt AND FURS 2 ADOnEM: 320 Ith IT. S. S Butchers, farmers, Trappers Yon have the opportunity to dispose of your Hides, Wool, Haw Pure, etc., nt highest market prices. Why not sraBp it? We are absolutely the Largest Dealers in Western Canada selllnE direct to tanneries. Write today for our quotations and shipping TRY "CARRUTMEH4" THEY ALWAYS SATISFY. Write for our New Price Llat juat iaaued, Qet on our mailing list Advice Prompt returin made by Draft Money Ordera or Currency. A. CARRUTHERS Co., Ltd. PhoniJ 12S1 2nd Avenue S. Ltthbrldge, Alia. DEALERS AND EXPORTERS OF HIDES, WOOL, SHEEP PELtS, RAW FURS AND TALLOW HEAD OFFICE WINNIPEG, MAN, AGENTS FOR MINED ROCK SALT MASTER GEARS INTERMEDIATE GEARS BULL PINIONS GRATES OVERSIZE PISTONS PISTON RINGS STUBS CANNON BEARINGS COUNTER SHAFT BEARINGS CRANK DISCS WRIST PINS 2 AND 1 ARM CLUTCHES Artel other (or the Cue, Reeves, Rumlty and other psputjT makes of Steam and Gatollno TractarJ. We have the beat fidl.tlea for and trueina Crank Shafts, Rebsrln) and other machine work, THE LETHBRIDGE IN WOKKS CO. PHONE 332 LIMITED ;