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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MARCtj 8, 1918 THE LETHBKinr.K DAILY HERALD i,g______jjmmmnj PACK SEVEN ONE-FOUR PEOPLE I Send Protest to Ottawa and Demand That Ranch Be Opened For Settlement (From Our own correspondent) Onefour. Feb. 22.-Mrs. F. K. O. Chlnholm and Mr. and Mre. .lames Poster from the Blaoklall Ranch dirt post officii business Saturday, but would not say (but it was a flue day for sleifjlilng. The customary mid-February thaw which lias favored us for Jbe past alx .winters, slipped a cog this year, and all we got was it distant look at a chlnooky shadow us it blew off south Into" Montana, The following .chill reminded noma that Saskatchewan used to bo a cold place to live it;.  "There are too many homesteaders hero some of them will have to get. nut," said somebody romewhere in Canada, but, in spite of the adverse circumstances under which we labor and the malign influences which would nuppresu us, our numbers are increasing. Word hat; been received that Thure Carlson lias filed for the N.E. quarter of 26, and will be iu to build a house as soon as.weathcr permits. Mr. OarlBon is a'married man with family and will be a valued addition to our colony. Preterit Grievances* to Government The local farmers' union is sending the following letter to the heads of the government at Ottawa In an attempt to open up more land for BettlenwMt in this locality: - Onefour Farmers' Union. Ohetour, Alta. Jan. 31, 1918. Sir,-The regulations in respect to leasing Dominion lands tor grazing purposes contemplate the granting oi leases for tracts that arc unsuitable for agriculture only, but notwithstanding this feature leases have been allowed irrespective of the quality of lhe laud. In southeastern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan nearly all the Dominion lands in the territory tributary to the unfinished portion of the Lethbrfdge-Weyburn branch of tno C.P.R. are held in large grazing leases and seniors are few- and scattering. This territory includes much valuable agricultural land ihat would be seised eagerly by land seekers were it thrown open for homcstoudlng. ' About'eignt years ago an area comprising 12 sections iu township 1,R. 4, W. 4 M. and nix sections in Tivp. _. II. .">, was opened and although surrounded by leased land most of it was entered at once by settlers. These settlers soon found themselves cramped by reason of their isolated position, their fewness in numbers, their distances from railroads and market labilities, their inability to obtain roads, aehools, churches, and other social institutions, and a consequent lack of opportunity for social and material advancement. For the purpose of Improving the ------im_WH|UIUI|LJlJJU�--L-BJlg-W situation a petition wait forwarded to �thu minister of the Interior on April 5, l�i;t, requesting that certain sections of iHnd, agricultural' in character, adjoining the present settled area be withdrawn from lease and thrown open for settlement. Action on this petition was delayed and refused but finally In 1914 a special Inspector sent out by the department eiamined the lands and reported u, largo portion suitable for agriculture. No action was taken for the relief of the setllei'H however, as the regular ranch inspector had made au adverse report. On December 1, I OH, an appeal signed by nearly all, the land-holders in this district was sent to the governor-ganerai-ln-councU. Although we have been ussured that this appeal would ha acted on by the council, no notice of such action his been received here -those illegul leases continue lo segregate valuable agricultural laud from the productive area of the Dominion, continue to hamper the efforts of the settlers, and to restrict our prosperity, It is wrong that this condition should exist; that a few settlers should be shut in here, Isolated in Canada, deprived of the benefits of larger association, condemned to live behind the ranchers' barbed wire barricade, our children growing up in Ignorance and our women pining for the brightening Influence of social work, it Is^wrong that agricultural land Hhouid he withheld froni settlement, at this time when the Empire is in need of more gram and other farm produce. It is wrong that large traces of agricultural land should be thus segregated and used only for the raising of a fow head of cattle to the benefit of a few individuals when they might be made the homes of many Industrious and successful farmers. It is wrong that this condition should exist in Canadu, and we ask your co-operation to terminate the illegal monopoly* that is obstructing progress In this district. We Invite full investigation of all statements whjcb have been made by the settlers in regard to this subject on file at Ottawa, and we suggest careful scrutiny of all circumstances surrounding the granting of these illegal grazing leases, and their continued existence underlie grazing regulations. Respectfully, T. L. DUNCAN, A. LINDSAY, SAMUEL, CROSS. . ! Committee j A Later Budge* I Onefour, March 1.-The thaw has J started now. t  j Oomrey is petitioning for twicea-week mail service. jMisses Ullian, Grace and Annie Wetherelt write from Havre that they I will be home soon. ! Morse buyer Bowlen of Calgary and Tom .Mcftham foreman of the Q. ranch were around yesterday looking for stray horses. They were much impressed by the looks of this district and Mr. Bowlen remarked: "This will be a wheat country someday." Word has been received from David Ormfston who has been under a surgical operation in a Medicine Hat hospital, that he would be discharged this week, and we hope to see him back with us again soon. I CONTRIBUTE WELL TO THE RED CROSS Ooallmrst, March 7.-- We wore sorry to hoar that Mr. W. t.\ Clark, late electrician at the local colliery and now located at. Diamond City, lias been Blck Willi typhoid fever. His many friends here will wish him a speedy rocovery. It Is to he hoped lha,t this village will escape the usual spring; outbreak of typhoid which is ho oflou found in the .small as well as large towns. I'ndoubledly our people could do much lo safeguard themselves by taking very simple precautions such as boiling all water lor drinking purposes and for washing of dishes, keeping the houses free 1'rom flies and allowing themselves ro be inoculated hi accordance with approved modern HCience. it is hard to get people to realize how comparatively simple it is to prevent an outbreak of typhoid. The Ladies' Aid met in the Manse on Wednesday of last week and among Other items of business arranged for ii social on the 20th of this month. The last social was a pronounced suc> cess. The local Oddfellows enjoyed a social and dance in tile school last Wednesday evening when there was a large crowd present. The lodge intends to hold another dance on March 15th. D. MacNeil represented the lodge at the recent Gramf-Lodge meeting in Edmonton. Miss Rose is visiting with her brother, Dr. (!. Ti. Rose. Airs. MacNeil left, mi Thursday for a week's visit to Cit'i;., � The Infant daughter of Mr. and Airs. T. Richards died one week after hlrl.ii and was burled in the Lethbrldge ceinfllery. Rev. W. i'. Marsh officiating at Hie house and grave, j ^Pfe. Cliapharn bus been recently admitted to hospital iu Calgary where be I will undergo an operation for nppen-jdlcltis: Sylvanus Kelil, who recently | suffered a severe au.ai-k of pneumonia Is in hospital in England where lie 's rapidly recovering. A card was received this week from ple from Coal-liiirar. attended ihe box social and dance at Monarch r�i:nntly in aid of the Red Cross. Over $iuu was collected, the hall being loaned by Miss Una-son. Me.Hsrs. Dean and lurkituuKt; repre-| sonted the local i'.M.W of A. at. the recent Ferule* convcat.ion. The local lied Cro>s committee met on Wednesday ev�-iiini; ivlion among other matters i| �'s; arranged'Io hold a dance on Friday. April I2lh. Full announcement, will he made at it later date. Mr. and -Mrs. MacNeil and Rev. W. C. Marsh were visitor? to Diamond-City on Friday evening where a meeting was held in the interests of the .Red Cross and a branch organized. The Diamond City people turned out well to the meeting and will do good work. The local teachers have interested the school children in Red Cross and Other patriotic obje.n.-. Over $11.00 was collected by the children for Armenian and Syrian Relief and $8.Oil for the Red. Cross.^ The children arc also making various articles for Red Cross. Miners Contribute The secretary of the local Red Cross-society has-received the following con- Ottawa. March ".---.A .VlcUlll. chief Dominion analyslst has reported on 275 .samples ol canned fish collect.id iu all parts of Canada. Of these samples, 1W were salmon, tne mo si. gen erally used canned fljli Uf the salmon sampien, 110 wore fjiinrl to be srmld and good; seven showeS softened flesh but nothing to indicate decomposition. These samples were probably several years old. Three samples wore spoiled by decay. In Is samples the tin. was slightly corroded and the contents stained with iron. These, loo,: tents spoiled by decay, of -0 sample*, were presumably several years old. In of herring I I were found to be in good this connection the report remarks ' condition. Mi six simples (lie tin coti-that. if is much to lie. ucjiieil tli.it Hie t Miners wee. more, or less blackened date of packing should lie given. hut the ronleiitx were sound. Of nine Of thirty nine samples oi iia.iiities samples of lobsters examined, all we're reported on, in only one was (If con- found to lie in good condition. tribiitlous: Monarch ilan.ie. per .1. Plomp, $100,885; Mrs. sherrelt, Miss Maude Knowlos, $i; Miss I. Knowles and K. .Morgan. each: Mrs. Chambers. .Mrs. Hlr�e, Mrs. Robertson, .Mrs. R. McDowell, .Mrs. Barrio, Mrs. Kendrie. .Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Kohougl). Mrs. .1, .McDowell. Mrs. Purvis, Mrs. Heap. Mrs, Oorenbleum, Mrs. .1. Aslicrort, Mrs. A. l.oxtftn, Mrs, Cook, Mrs. T.oclte, Miss Macdonald. Miss Branson. Miss Stewart. Miss Farnani, $2 eucli; C. Munroe. $'!: Mrs. Hunter. .1. McDowell. Jr.. -Mrs. Hamilton. Clarence Tuff, Cecil Tuff, Wray Tuff, P. H. JPercival. J. T. Pereiva', SI each. The X'.M.W. of A. contribution this month amounted to $:iH>. The meinbers of the Coalhurst. local contribute regularly and give very valuable asslstauco to the Red Cross work. It lias been said that, tlje various miners' unions do not contribute to Red Cross and other patriotic objects. We do not accept that statement as true our experience here showing that -v-ery employee of the local colliery is contributing, the union having officially arranged with the company for the deduction of a certain amount from the wages of each man once I every month. COLL F A SECTION OR HALF SECTION FARMER FINDS ECONOMY IN USING A ONE MAN MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR. UNITED TAXI SERVICE PHONE 387. 72- For Sa'e or Exchange Stallion Kapon Imported from France, 1913. Owned by Mr. Oubam, Chicago, for 3 years. Shipped to Calgary a year ago this com'tig fall. A beautiful animal, can't be beat. Weight 2200. For sale or exchange for cattle or land. Owner crippled and caunot handle the horse. CARL JACOBSON, Sec. 7-11-25. Five Miles East of Grtrwm 73-2 (Special to Die llerald> Ferule, March 7.-The collections for the Amalgamated Patriotic Fund in this district as reported by Secretary Cummings, lacks somewhat of the average contributions to that fund. Fertile and Coal Creek donated $401.80; Corbln contributed $103.60; Hosmer sent in $7.00; The Ross-Saskatoon Lumber Co.. added $183.00; Bast. Koetenay Lumber Co., Jaffray, has $292.50 to their credit -for the month, and Rposville contributed $15.00, the result of a dance and subscriptions. The total - was $1,002.80, distributed as follow*: To Flagstone Red Cross. Society, $25.00; to Jaffray Red Cross, $30.00; Baynes Lake Red Cross, $60,00; Military Y. M. C. A., $100.00; Tobacco Fund, $15.00; Canadian Patriotic Fund Victoria, $781.80. Total $1,001.80. TotHl collected to date'for Canadian Patriotic Fund by the Fernie District Amalgamated Patriotic Fund, $78,-546.87. Total sent' to the Canadian Patriotic Fund, Victoria., 166,604.66. Gray-Dort Fomseason Cars give perfect freedom to go ivhere you will, when you will-regardless of temperature or weather. Cold and Storm-tight in Winter, the sides of a Four-season Sedanei are fully open in Summer, while in the Fourseason Sedan the suddenly changing seasons of Spring.and Autumn are provided for by instant raising, or lowering of all the windows. The Fourseason Sedanet, illustrated below, lias a permanent roof and back with completely removable sides and panels. Storm curtains are furnilhed for use when sides are taken out. The Fourseason Sedan is of the standard type, the entire body permanent and built as a unit. The top is made proof-against heat as well as cold and rain. The side windows arc all instantly raised or lowered to any desired degree. McTavi8h Motor Co., Limited CALGARY ALLAN JACK Registered ^ Clydesdale Stallions JUST ARRIVED FROM THE EAST AND NOW ARE FOR SALE AT THE PALACE LIVERY BARN, LETHBRIPOE. ALL VERY CHOICE STOCK. Pedigrees arc here and -will be delivered to buyers. Cattaneo, imported (12005), (16661). Aged 8 years. Dunmure Ivory, (18171). Aged 4 years. Golden Style, (14316). Aged 5 years. These horses are clean and right. See them and you'll buy. W. J. Henders & Son OWNERS Port Perry, Ontario. Mr. Henders can be seen at the Palace Livery Stables. 6ll..j YELLOW DYE USED ! AS EGG POWDER Ottawa, March 7. -The chief analyslst of the Inland revenue department lias drawn attention to the fact that a number of articles, which are essentially nothing more than baking powders, are offered for sale under names which involve the use of the word "egg." These articles, eo far as they have been analyzed contain a yellow-dye Intended to suggest the presence of egg yolk and some of thehi also contain small amounts of powdered defalcated egg, cagefo, or gelatin, but in no case Is the lufntity ao great as to Justify their being offered as egg sub stltute* or egg Bpwders. The report staffi that the department interpret* tap term "egg powder" a* being equivalent to powdered eggs and If other material than powdered eggs is used In these articles the label must show it. The use of a yellow dye in anr article claimiug to be powdered egg or 4gg substitute is considered by the department to constitute an adulteration of the article, unless it actually meets requirements for egg powder or egg substitution LIST OF AGENTS IN ALBERTA: BURNED TO DEATH , Chatham, N.B., Mar. 8,-rJames Whit-ly. aged 35, aud his two year old daughter, were suffocated or burned to death in a fire which brqjte out In their, home on Ploasan^ street soon after they had retired last nlgbt, while Mrs. Whitty was abiartt from the home, ARMSTRONG �. WELLINGTON, LOMOND, i BRANIFF, J. J., PINCHER CREEK. CUNNINGHAM & LINKLATER, SIB BALD. ' GREENE, P. M., RICHDALE. HATFIELD, W. E-, BARONS. HUGHES, E. P., TROCHU. , HALL, J. W., ALDERSON. | HALLET, J. W., CLARESHOLM. I INGRAM, GEO. A., RETLAW. JACK, ALLEN, LETHBRIDGE. ! JAMIESON, 8. G., BOW ISLAND. JONES, WILLIAM. HANNA. j KREMER GARAGE CO . INNISFAfL, ; McFARLANE BROS., JENNER. McBRIDE, JAS., YOUNGSTOWN. MASON & PURCELL, DELIA. NANTON GARAGE & MACHINE SHOP, NANTON. NOLAN & RUTT, ETZIKOM, OSTROM, P.B., EMPRESS. PINNEO, GEORGE, BASSANO. ROBIN80N, J. W.. OYEN. NOPP, JNO., WARNER. JAS. STEWART & COMPANY, GRASSY LAKE. SHACKLETON & LOGAN, OLDS. WORKMAN, J. L , MACLEOD. YOCOM 4 DEVITT, MEDICINE HAT. H. J. COTTON, RED DEER. McLEAN & SCOTT, TRAVERS. GEO. P. SIMONS, VULCAN. AUCT At PLAZA FIFTH STREET SOUTH ON SATURDAY NEXT, MARCH 9th AT 1: 30 PROMPT FRANK WAD PIN GTQN INSTRUCTED BY THE PROPRIETORS WILL SELL BY AUCTION AS ABOVE THE ENTIRE EQUIPMENT OF THE PLAZA CABARET, INCLUDING: j') good dining chairs; cafe iiiniug table-; 2 very good gas � unking ranges; 1 gas cooking *tovu: gas heating i-tove; NATIONAL CASH REGISTER: a uuantity of table lftn'ii; linisr: jardinieres; artificial palms; linoleums; coat hunger!;: cood quality curtains and drapes: coffee urn; (able silver; rup* atel sanccr*: dishes and crockery: glass vhkcs: tumblers ami many other small items ON VIEW SATURDAY MORNING. TERMS CASH AUCTIONEER'S PHONES 770-469 "WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" CLOSING OUT SALE OF FARM STOCK AND IMPLEMENTS At the Owner's Farm, three miles straight east cf Spring Coulee. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 12th AT ONE 'VCLOCK SHARP HORSES-2-' llCiid of horses and colts; 1 team bay mares. 7 ami S years old, weight :!2o0; 1 black gelding, coining !. weight HSOO; J bay geldings, coming