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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta rl^RiDAYj MAHC^ 8, 1918 S^iia Pri^^efit to Ottawa and Demand Thiit Ranch Be bpen-^ ,ed Poi-Settlement (Prom Our OWfi carrcipondanU ' /Oilrtottr/.Pab. 22.-Mrs. F. F. O. rthf�Kblrir atiiJ M^' and IVIra. .Jaiii*� Foster from the Blaoklall R^i\ol� dl* pol^ i>rricQ ntisinosB Sftturday, but would, not say Itt&i It was a fina day for Blelnhlni, The cuitomary mid-February lh�>� which hiiN favored us tot- Xha past alx .wtntere, Bllpiled a ook thli year, and 'all Wft not wis a aistnnl look at fi ohtnooky sliado^v an It bl�w oft Houth Mnttf Montana. The following, ichlll Reminded aonio tliat Satkaiettawan used to bo a cold, place to live In. ' "Tli^re are^tob' many homesteaders here apMe ot them wUI liave to got out.t) aa)d ,aDmoDody Eomewhere in Cftnndai but, in bplle of the adverse cli'cuinBtf.iiceii under which we labor and tlie'matiRn ih^tuenceii which would auppreSB ub, our tiumberB aro^lncreas-In*. Word h�e been received that i'hur* Carlson has filed for the N.B, liutHtr QjE 26, nhd will be in to build a It'oiiBe kb Bs>qn ai^we^ther permitH. Mr. Oarlhon is a mkrrled man with family 'and wlli be a valued addition to our (ioloBy. , , _ : ' �'r��e|it,Qrie�ir�e�B tp aev�rnm�nt ' The; local tarriierB' uinioik aendliif -the foilowing letter to the heads of the Roverhineht at Ottawa In an ittlempt Id open u)> more land for eettlbiMUt in this locality;- Onefour FArmers' Union, Oiiefour, Altu. Jan. 31, 1918. .Sir,-The i^iSgdlatlona In aspect tp leasing IXiHilnlon jands for grazing purposes contemplate the granting of leases for tfacti that are unsuitable for agriculture only; but notwithstanding this feature leases have been allowed irrespective of the quality of the lanil. In southoaateru Alberta and jsouthwestern Saskatchewan nearly all the Dominion lands in the territory tributary to the unfinished portion of the Lethbrldge-Weyburn branch ol the C.P.R. are held in large grazing leases .and settlers faro few. and scattering. This territory Includes much valuable agricultural linU that v/ould he Rolled feagerly by land seekers were It thrown open for homosteudlng. ' About�eiint years ago an area comprising 12 sections iii township 1,R. 4, 'W. 4 M. and six sect'ioua, iii Twp. 2, II. .''i, was opened and although surrounded by leased land most of It was entered, at once by settlers. These set-llors sqpn-found themselves cramped by reason of tholr isolated position, their fewness In numbers, th^lr distances from railroads and market ta-clllties, their Inability tc> obtain roedi|, (Whoolsi cburchesi. and 'o'th*r soclai;,lii-StitUtldns.'BThd' a'tensequisnt lapk of  opportunity for social and material lidvancementl .. , For the purpose of Improving; the situation a petition i6,' l!)i:t, roqiiBBtltii, tl}it'''%t)�� withdrawn troni'laaBit and thrown oiHin far BBttlomont. Action on thiB petHlnn was delayed and r4tui'�d but rinajty in 1914 a special iMBpeotor Bant out bjr the department � alianiinad the lauds and reported A Urge portlott ifiiltable for agriculture. action was taken for the relief of the settlafB hov^ever, B the regular ranch Inspector had made an adyersie fopori. , On December 1,1914 atitappeal �ign> ed by nearly all, thC'lanii-holders In this district was sent to.;tlia,fover4oT-general-tncouiit the Oomlnioh, continue to bainper the aftdrts of the settlers, and to restrict our prosperity, It Is wrong tlti( thill cottdlttbh should eilsti that a Bettlari .should bg shut hn: here, IsolatBd In ;Oanada, d'e-prlvBa of the henent.4 of Iprger assp-cItttloQ, condemqed ,to Ilye behind the ranchers' barbed wlrb barricade, oiii-chlldren growing up In Ignorance and oUr .women pining for ike, brightening influence of aociarwdric. It IsVronli that agrlculturariatiil bhouid be withheld, froi^.eettlement fit tH'P"'"^ when the Gmplre is In need'ot more grain and other farm produce.' it is wrong that largo traces of a^rtcuttural Uiid should be thus-flagregatfd and used only for the raising at ifevy head of cattle to the benellt of a f^w Indlvidli-als when th'ty . tnlghl bii itiade the hbrnen of many ;|)idultrlou8 - and Buc-ccBstul farwers. Itjiwrohf that this condition Bhould. $||t.thj Canada, aiid we ask your co-opt^ratrbh to terminate theflUegai monopoly^ that is obstruct Ing progress In thla district. We Invite tiiU Investigation of all etatemei^ts wl)icb have b^on made by. the settlers. In regard to this subject on tile' at Ottawa, and we sugkcst caratul Bcnitifty; of all clrcuutBtaiicBB, anrro,undinf the granting of theSe fl^gal graitng leaBea, and tholr continued' eslBtence under the grazing regulatlohs.iv Res'pa'otfuUy..' T. PimCAN, . a. LINJJSAY, SAMUEL. CROSS, .Committee. A.Latar �utfsat Oiierpiir, .March' 1.-The thaw has started now. ' ,' ' Comroy Is petitioning for twicea-week mall service. jMlsses Lillian, Oracf ' and Annie Watherelt write from Havre that jthey will be home sdoii, ' ^ ' Morse buyer 'Bowlen of Calgary and Tom Mdbham foreman at the Q. ranch were around yesterday looking for stray horses. They.^wer^ much impressed by the, looks, ofr Sale or Exchange Siaillipn Kapon lmp�rt�cl'from France, 1813. Owned by Mr. Ouham, Chieage, for 3 years. ^ Shipped' to Calgary a year ago tilts coming fall. V A tieautlfiil animal, can't be beat; AVelght 2200. For sale or ox-qhapK* tor cattle or land, ; Owner crippled and cannot handle the- horse. CARL-MAC0B60N, See. M1-28. Five MlltB Eaat of Qranum > ' -73 2 TRIBUTE WELL TO THE RED CROSS Mrs, MttcNell left on Thursday for a Woek'i � vl^lt H& CalKur.v. The Ipfilit daughter of .Mr. and Mrs. T, Rlchllrds died (ino wcuk after birth una was burled in ihu Lethbrldge ceindtery. Rev, W. c. .\hirah officiating at tjie houBO and Bnive. ,Vtft, Ohapham has bBpii recently ad-niltted te hiSspltal (n (^aiKniy whore he will undergo an oihmi^Iou for appen-dlbltls. Sylvanus Ktilih who recently suffered a,BOvere aiiaitk or pnoumoiila la Irt hosplta.l.jln EnBlsnd whore he Is rapidly reddvwlng. \ card was re-celvei. thjs week from Corp. Bodwell who states that hp has hoen in hospital; but In back to Uip firing lino again. Ho*tt>ftnkB .the local iBdlofi for the OhrlBlniaB parcel hhui. to him. A/^arty of youUK pn-ipln from'cioal-hurst 'atteii4*d the l)ox social and dBno0 at'-Moiiarch ipcsndy In aid of the'Red CroBB,. Over $100 was collect' ed, the hall being loaneil by .Miss Iraa^ son. , Sleasrs. Dean and liai'lUiousB repre (From Car Own CorieHpoi((i�ri() ..' Cpalhwrst, March 7.-We wore sprry to hoar that Mr. VV. C. Clark, late �liBc-triclan at the local colliery and poiv looatiMl at Diamond City, has boon Blck with lypholtl fever. His many frl()ndB here will wish him h speedy iocbvery. It is to he hoped ihiyt this village will escape the usual spring; outbreak of typhoid which Is so bfteu tound In the suiali ns well as large towns. UndoHlJtediyour people could . .....-......------ .............- dp.much to aafegUUrd themselves by jaented ]he Incal l'..\I.\v. of A. at the taking very .simple precautions such ' " as boiling all water tor drinking purposes anil fo)' washing of dishoa, keeping the houses free from flics and..allowing themiJelves to be inoculated lin accordance with approved modern Bclenco. U Is hard to get people to reaiize how comparatively simple It is to prevent ail outbreak of tirphold. The Ladles' Aid niet In the .Mansu on Wednesday ot last week and among other items of business arranged for a social on the 20th of this month. The last social was a pronounced i^up> cess... ": ' The local Oddfellows enjoyed a social and dance in tile school last Wa Kuowlua, 14; Miss 1. Knowiak and K .Morgan, %'A each; Mrs, Chambers, lira. Ulrse, Mrs, Rob-ertsbtt, Mrs. H. McDowell, Mrs, BarrW, Mrs. Kendrlc, Mrs. Campbell, Mr*. Kohougti. Mrs. .7. McDowell, Mrs. Purvis, MrX. Heap. Mrs. Corenbleum, MI'S. J. Ashcroft, Mrs. A. l,ox�|in, Mrs,; Cook, Mrii, Locke, Miss Macdonald.' Miss Bran80.n, Miss SteWan, Miss Farnam, ,$2 each; t;. .Mitnroe |3; Mrs. Hunter, .t. McDowell, Jr.. Mrs. Hamilton, Olarenca Tuff, tlJicil Tuff, Wrtiy ,C.-Marsh' were vlsilora to Diamond Tiiff, P. H. l^eroival, .1. T. I''erclva|, Jl City on'Friday evcnliiK where a meet ing was held. In the Interests of the [.Red Cross'and a branch organized. .The Dlamdhd^City pcnplo turned out well to the meeting and ,>vlll dp good work. The ..local teachers havi! interested tl|e'Solloor^UjIlron In Rod Cross and other'patrlotic obJeciM. Over $6.00 was collected by the,children for Armenian and Syrian Relief and IH.OU for thC ReC-OrbsB.^ the children are also making variouB,.anU;U'.s tor Red Cross. 'Miners Contribute ' The secretary of the local Cross' society ha'B^received tho following con- each. The Xf.M.W. ot. A. contrlbU' tion this iiionth amounted to l.'Uii. The, melnberu ot.tfje Coalhurst IocbI oon-tributfi regularly and give very valu; ablb aBBtatttnCo to the Red work. It hoA been said that the various mlp-ers' iinlons do not contribute to Red CrOsa aiid btber patriotic objects. We do not accept that statement as true our MpeMehcB, here showlnp that every 6mplbyee of the local colliery fs contrlbutihf,' the union having officially ari'onged with (he company for the deduction ot a ceMiln anjouiit from the wages of each mnn once every month. AUCTION SALE At PLAZA CABARET (BpecUl 'tq the,Herald) b'ernie, March 7.-The collections for the Amalgamated PatHotic Fund In tills district as reported' by Sec 'lilt' Reiittered ^ Clydesdale Stallions JUST ARRIVED FROM THE RA�T Vl^NO. NOW, ARE FOR' itALC AT Trie PALACE LIV-IRV' aARN,' LITHBmaaK.r ALL VERY CHOICE stock. Padicreea ar9 here and will be fdalimed'to buyers; Cattanao, Importad (12009); (1Mai>, A994  ytara. Ounmura Ivory.- (iai71). aW 4 ytara, , � Qoldtn Style, ,(14318). Agad S ,y#arB.':V ,, ,,,v^' [� Thesp JiprnBB are . clean ami right, Sea tbepi and you'H biiy,i IHwdm & Son t '(OWNERS"' � I Port Perry,- Oiitarlo tMr..'Handera can ba atBu at the s.4>8|a�a' tWary^ ttatilM,' retar/' Cummlnga; iapka ({bniewhai of the average contributionk to that fiind; � ,  , '�.�^ '* Fornie and COal Creak donated |40r.80; -Corbln. cbntrltthted,; 1103.60; Hosiiier sent In^.fT.OO;: Th� ROBS-Sas-katopu Lumber po; added/; $183.00; Bast Kootenay tiiniber Co;', Jatfray, haa 1292.60 to their credit-(or, the month, aiid RpoBVllia; "contributed 115.00, the result oti^^a' mnoe and sub-Bcrlptlona. The tbj^mwaa fl,002.80. distributed SB (ollowa: To Flagstona Red .CroaB. Society, 8t5.0O: to Jafftay 1ia. Total. 91,001,80. Total collected to datc-ltor Canadian Patriotic Fund l>y the'^�;rii to. the Pairlotic Fuiid,' yietorlBi 188,804.66, AStdGMER Ottawa, Mar^h 7t-=^ha oi�Jat analya-ist o( tho inland) rev^i(iie departmant has drawn attdjiUijin it'o, ttia .(act thiit a nuntbar of artiolM,''w^ic|l ara eaaen-tially nothlnf mqrt'than AaktPf '|tf�yt'-dara; are of(6r�dai, ao (ar as thay hava boon'analyltd contain a yel)ow dye Intended to lmseat.;^tae preahnoe ot egg yolk and toimi of tb�n'.41fO contain small .itmoiUa.of ^otdved des- ..... ^.,>^r/ftl^t|�, but m iit'ri|,.Io;irrat as to l�!�*�!W?W �,tiif .df part-''lill'POVder',' iwdertd ecgs Bleated esc, oi no case ia the JliHttty their Btltutep, or Tn,e,-tt89'q(  ytUof dye in tar *rU(|^'^aim,|tl|4o lie powdered egg ori..f|f;,|f\i|||iJ|itutt Ip con-slder^a by t^f) ;di|Mtn�^t~no onnitl-tute an adulter*lMn�(-W article, uu-Ibbs (t actually mtett'riiqQirtmenta for ',egg powder or efc:ii||>vl^iltion. I 'EURNEioiFSl ea Whit, rear old daugh^r; wei'9 ittttooalMHilfti'burned to d^ath in a ^ire'^ifl^.in'^^ttf! out In " whflH Iht) Anytime. Gray-Dort Foutscason Cars give perfect frecdoih to go wh'erc you will, when you will-regardless of tebpera-t|ire or weather.' Cold and Storm-tight in Winter, the sides of a Four-season Scdanet are fully open in Summer, while in the Fourseason Sedan the suddenly changing seasons of ''�J, Spjfingi^and Autumn are provided for by instant raising., .' dr lowering of all the windows. '� v'V . The .F)ourseasoii Sedanet, ill^ below,'has a per- C, r.-f,'.rtiaiient rc^of arid hack with completely retiiovable sides and,panels. Storm curtains are furnished for-use when , , � , sides are taken out. ; ' v''The Fourseasoti Sedan is of the standard type, the eii-tire pbdy permanent and built as a unit. The top is made proof-against heat as >vell aa cold and rain. I. USif AGENTS, IN ALBERTA: WE^.LIN?iTdN,,l,Q,MON(?.; ' ARMSTRONG A �RANIRF, J. J., PINCHER.^CUBM5'." CUNNIIyiOHAM a LirsiKLATER/lSIEBAtD. aREENE,.P, M., RICHDALE. , HATFIELD, W, E. PARON?. ./ . HUGHES, E. p.,'TROOHU., HALL, J W, ALDERSON. HALLET, J. W., CL^RKSHOlfM. ^ INGRAM, GEO; A.,RBTLAW. " J/;Ck, ALLEN, LETKBRIOGE. JAIMIESON, ..Q..,�OW lELANO, , JONES, Wii.LI.AiW, HANNA, KREMER OARAGE CO, INNiSP^ DfnPARLANe BROS., JENNER. ItteBRlOE, JAS, VOUNQSTpWN. (MASON 4 PURCE.s; 2 vory good gas (cooking rauKes; I gas cooking stove; gas lieatinK stovu; national CASH REOISTER; a iiunntity of tulilc lintMi; brass jardinieres; artificial .paints; llnoleiims; coal liungerH; good quality curtains and drapes; coffee urn: table Hilvet; cups ami sauciirs; illshas snd crockery; glass vn��s; tumblers and iiiauy other Htnall items, ,0N view saturday morning. terms CASH , auctioneer's phones 770-469 "WAODINGTON sells without reserve" CLOSING OUT SALE OF FARM STOCK AND IMPLEMENTS At the Owner's Farm, three miles straight east of Spring Coulee. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 12th 4 AT ONE '>'CLOCK sharp . , HORSES-32 head of horses and colts: 1 team bay mares, 7 aiul 8 yeira old; weight JISOO; 1 black gelding, coming -1. weight 1(100; 1 bay geldings, coniing 0, weight IROO; 1 brown gelding, 8 years old, weight lilOO; 1 fcrey golding, 7 years old, weight 1300; 1 grey mare, 3 years'old, weight 1500; 1 grey niare, 7 years old. weight lliBO; 1 team black mares. 7 and 8 years old. weight 2.500; 1 brown mare, 9 years old. weight 1200; 1 grey team geldings, 8 years old, weight 2600; 5 colts coming - years and tour yearlings; 1 naddlD pony, gentle. � All mares have been bred to reglstured Peroheron Stallion. MACHINERY 5 sets good work harness; 1 stock saddle;, 2 gang plows; 2 binders; 2 discs; 2 sets four section harrows; 1 drill; cultivator; mower; rake; 2,wagons; grain tank aiul rack; thresher's water tank and pump; buggy;'blacksmith's outfit; and some household fiirpiture., ' ; , There will be absolutely no reserve. The owner has sold his farm nnu is leaving-the country. Everything must be sold to the highest bidder. . TERMS STRICTLY CASH HAROLD W; BESWICK, . COL. A. STITSWORTH, p'iiryr BERT KELLY, Clerk Auctioneer AUCTION SALE SATURDAY, MARCH 9th AT STOCK YARDS, BARONS, ALBERTA AT ONE O'CLPCI* TWO CARLOADS OF EXTRA GOOD Ranging from 4 to 6 years old, weights irdm 1200 to 1450 pounds. Terms Cash. E. C. PECK. Owner ti ! UNRESERVED Auction Sale ares AT THE T^Eft^ARI^^TABER. ALBERTA On Tue�% March 12th, 1918 mar�t^;arfi\rai|';it^':,foalytQ' Big' Horces an;! thetr^.f^'alc.cXn,:;;! tt�re{i^^;'ilx^9r^>^� ; , . ^ .; . Thesa all be reaiatare .:^r;('y?RM|cASH W. A. P0tlTE0U<.?A�9!tt?^fr ' M. B, CAUCHEN; < iffj 1. f tl4