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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1918 . 4^ �  ^ ' THE vLETHBRIDGE DAILY HE^LP ^PAGE SEVEN Out bf tUe' British. Coliimblan iiort ct Prince ilii^ert, tHert. Ifl a little fish tag jitetitnei> -^filfch is enfployed In cutohlng. tish almost ontirelj^'tor tha p6op)�. o( the provlncQg ot Alberta, SMkatchowannnd,Manitoba,' Vtlhe. Is the trawler "James Cttrruthers" owiied and operated, by the .Canadian Fish 'and CotdvBtorage CObipany who, lnverea away to the bottom of the ocean, then the vessel 'BtsiktnB full speed'ahead, dragging the trawl over the ocean floor. The trawl consists of a huge bag-like net with a wide mouth held open by two iron shod iioors, or otter boards as they are called. To these otter boards are shackled the ateol wire towing warps -one to each board-and the warps, lead In over the stern of the steam trawler to iron cranes or gallows placed by the rail of the ship, one for-wkrd and ono aft.- If the gear is being towed on the port, or .left-hand-side, ot tho ship, the inner warp wUl load to the after gallows, while the .otitor warp loads to tho forward, gallows. Through Iran blocks oil each' gal; lows, the Wire warps run through fair leads or pulley whoola to tUo big trawl which located on the main-deck and 3u3t forward of tho deck-house. When the bag has been towed tor an hour or'so, tho captain gives the order to haul tbo gear. Th'e ship la stopped and niakoB a sheer to port and; tho; trawl winch begins -Winding the wat-ps around tho drum. Tho otter boards come up to the surtace". and to  thi^ gallows and the great, bag net lies'in the wat^r alongside the steanjer aiid is full.o�>struggling fish, it a successful-haul has been ntade.. The crew; heave the slack of the net aboard of When tho food controller requested Canadians tooat mote fishias a sub-� n,, i,f,,,,> tu^ ,i.,,,.' Btituto for tho beef and pork so badly "\�,�*f""'�^,""^."l*,M"^^.^ needed overseas, Itvwas up to him to'""^ """^ �' arrange � Hupplies ot fish, and cheap fish at that. The Atlantic supply was first arranged, bnt,the Pacific con-stltute'cl a more dlfticult problem. All the fishermen and fishing cratt on the Weot"�oast were engaged in catching salmon, halibut and sablc-tish-fancy priced,species commanding'good markets--^ind the numerous, other edible varieties were practically unknowit to the public .and could _not be handed profitably by hook, aiid 'line fishing. The.best and.tndst economical method of fishing .for the leas popular species of" sea fish was by stedm trawIlngV-*ut l^nI!h�l^''l"l^,i,�L\T/nfnhnTit*'^^^^^ """^d. Somottaes, the whole net-Is the nshery a hazard and probably un- oritaillns a loss ot hun remunerative. -*dreds-of dollars. � With the aid 06 a derrick and tackle from - the foremast, I the bulging cod end is hoisted on bdard ot tho steamer;', the draw-rope pulled, and the squirming coritente are dumped on dehk. The. fishermen lower the net awty .ag^ln, and/proceed to sort and ^eitn. the catch and pack the fish away in-Chopped fee in jthe trawler's hold. Good catches are not always the rule. Sometimes the gear comes up witli practically nothing in it. On occasions, the net catchea_in rocks or cowils and .comes up With great rents and holes which the fishermen have to repair before the fishing can be con Wesley and Knox churches will celebrate (heir, re.ipeotlve annlvor-sai^leB tomorrow, when lipecla! services will be held at both churches.. At Knox.church Rev. Dr. WHaon, of Moose '"Jaw, ' and , fornferjy ^ ot Ouojph, Out., will preach at both aer-tIcos. i At Werley'-church, Copt. Rev.-Robt. Pearsouj ot Calgary, the soliMer M. P.' P., who is homo from the frqnt attending^the session of tho.legisla-turcj will spoak at.both sorvlcoa. o �  THE OUTLOOK FOR RUSSIA > 4.   Mr. Isadoro Fried,, of New York, has rectlvod tho following letter'frdm ia Russian engineer, now at �Vladivostok, who formerly lived In the States: Viadiyostok, Jan. 1, 1918. Russia na a whole, hs ,a hig, unwieldy, centralized body .>vlth. ono head, a very few secondurx-Siagiion?, and a big'mushy, unthinking vegetating body, Is gone f orever,^never to -re-; turn. Tho first, or liberal,' period of; the revolution has gone to thtT pages c�l>.history, having left in everybody's mouth a very .nasty taste; Nazareth 'bn''tho Neva has not produced its prophet, and the old, sleepy, amorphous "provinzia" la awakching to the sober-and to many Ruasians very Ijnpleasan't-fact/that it -wiii auite. decidedly starve to death unless it 8how.s local Initiative and taltes local action, ant! that quite immediately.'. The first movements of the awaken- \ Ing sleeper are very clumsy � and' awkward, ho-is breaking, and 'svill, break for sonio time to come a lot; of thiifts which are good and useful;' \vheii,you awaken from a sleep of cen-turies.sand feel tho pan|s ot real hunger, not hunger of .tile stage or., pretty literature type," but of huhgrtr' This.' lMliiii'i^Wt'�lpatlorf; � at the future. .YfiiiltMf^.np.u tonihe klll.ed, you may read" hysterical demands'tor tho man. on-fthcjwhite hotsoi'you will Avlthtisfl a -coptlltion w^iloh ^vlU- be pop'ufarjy, .dpsdrihod as a htate of anarchy, o't'Tccrudesonncc-^buf then remember alwayat timt tlio term "birth ot a now Rilsflia" l.t more true than most ot itS'unthinking iisors realize. And how long dop.s It take a newborn child.t,b grow into a strong man? � III ��� �, y ----- Bakers are,; being urged to co-operate with Pood Admlnl.Mtrator Hoover by failing In line with h\9 small loaf scheme. WORTH^tTHCNKINi ABOUT Every little bite.mak-s.a muckle. The HeCond tielping I' getting to bo bcyd form.  , There's lots of mow to go round but bacon, beet and wh .'at can't make tho circuit. � Fish may not be a oralh food "but brainy men are eating more fish. Waste and want aie twin slaters and noithor beautiful. _ Loam to control yo/.r own appetite beforrf you try to'conirol your neighbours. A good citizen is^no.vn by the food he eats. Cheap Fi'sh For Prairies Careful investigation by the Food. Contrbllor'a Fish Committeo elicited the fact that sea'fish at ton cents per pound would be readily purchased in Western centres. To bring fish to consumers at that price meant using a , st/Jam trawler to catch thijm and a r�-I duction In transportation rates. The -1 Marine and Fisheries , Department , agreed to hear two-thirds .of the trans-; portation charges on Pacific sea fish, ' xcept .halibut, aalmon and sablefish, i and the. Pood Controller's reprosenta-' i tlyeSj;intery4/2\vpd;.,tliei;,Pac}/iC;:]{'iEhdr; I The-ii'a tfhfeii'and the owners of .'the "James Carruthera" and draw up an I agreement by''which flat-fish-fioun-\ dors, soles, brill and sK&te-will be I supplied to conau'mera.in the cities and ! towns of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba at ten cents per pound. The^wnors of the traWler operate : the'steamer-paying for coal and Ice, wages ot captain, m&tea, engineers, I flro'mep,' cook and other members of ' the sailing crew, and also board both ; crew'and fishermen. ^Tlie latter do ' not work for wages, but are paid for ; all flat-fish landed on the dock at  Prince Rupert, The fisliermen ,"aro' union men and do nothing but the act- - ual fishing operatiohs.- . , , The Canadian FJsh and'Cold Stor-  age Company. Limited, fi-oeze the fish, i pack It in boxes iced tor shipment, and ; doUv.pr it to retiijlers in Western con-\ tresi The fish la sold'to theconsumor at 10 Cents, which, is an extremQly ' reasonable'prict! and will undoubtedly In France upon exclusive menus-as �!'rnie au ibuerreinoir" ana Is much sought �� after. ; ; Metl)od of Catching AUCTION SALE OF thai A seven days' fishing trip with fine weatlier will see .the trawler Iti port with a hundred thousand pounds of fish, ot which eighty thousand pounds, will be flat-fisli. However, it is.^ not always fine weather and the fish are not always caught in quantity, and the average catch will be.around 250,000 lbs! per month, which- amount should be readily absorbed in the West. While trawling is only carried .,on out of Prii^co Rupert at ^present, it is expected, that 'Vancouver fishiiig companies will also,,,fit;.put fpr flat-fish. It the Western consumers-follow-the food contso'ller's request for "a pound of fish per >veek for everybody,'' it will' require .several trawlers to fiU,. the demand. The food cqntroller has done hlB part. It is'up to tho citizens ,of .'the prairie provinces to do theirs and by rising the fish provided for them at reasonable prices, release more* beef and pork for the soldlera and allies overseas. �''' HIGH COST OF RETAIL DELIVERY The delivery system ot a grocer in Bloomtleld, Ind., was recently investigate and disclosed a typical caae of inexcusable wasto. Ot tho 9D9 deliveries made for the week, 57 per cent, included 3 articles or less. 24 pei^ cent, were of 1 article only, J.8 per cent; of .^2 articles only, 15 per cent of 3 artic-lles,-12 per cent, ot 4 articles, 9 per cent, of fi articles, and 21 per cent, of G articlCB or more.; The cost to tho gr(�cer was estimated at three cents a delivery. These figures have been used as.an argument for the cash and carry plan. The method of catching - these flat v. S. Railroad Director McAdo^o plans to spend at leaat |500,000,000 on developing ralipoads Wit of Chicago. bellows and roars, you are liable'! to fiay little attention to the crash of: your Dre'sden. china on,your left and ot your wonderful Zeiss microscope on your right. )Vhat you want is nothing b-jt food, and that'you want real quick, crash what may. .1 The Ilrst lieriod of the Re^ol^tion had as its-emblem an expectant (ace turned toward Petrograd. The Keren-sky government tailed because it tried tp feed the hungry face with words instead of bread. The second stato of the Revolution has (shall I say had?) the sara'e emblem. TheLonihe government is definitely, tslling because it told; the hungry;; face to feed itself, andf the face began- to realize' that in such .c3Sb it. does .not need Lehine or his gov-, er'nment. ' : " ' The third, phase of .the play^has started; the Don dlstrijjt' h'a? '.turned away fronv'Petrograd aiid trie^' tb' ap^ pease its hunger by. its oWn effoVt-aira through its own means, and so does theUkraine, -the^ Causasus, the Crimea, etc. M^ii' Eastern Siberia is definitely turn,Ins \p itself. Keren-sky and .Le'riihb tlft)Ught;f6f introduc; ling a federal sySlfem, through decrees, through constituent. lassemBlles, �fhrOUgli ;paper and words. ^Until representatives havp real.units to repreri �gent, and not names' taken* from hi jgeographlc map,- alii assemblfes and' conventions, no matter how democrat^i Ically elected^ will /be nothing but; talkfoats and katfe-klatschcs. \ Men are beginning to realiz&-^very- slbw-J; !y land painfully,, but they a're.r- thatj RuEBlahaB had tbo much'plartpllhg on' a laue scale, too many well-roinde^ put progrfims, and that,the � pnly nsaK vation lies in tho development 'ot' team play locally before team pla'y on a large scale can bo attempted, i. e,,' that federalization means not. dissoc 1 ^.-I-'naey browns, agiin '^w^Ollver^^^^^ , 1 team maros, age i^. fsoo. , . vJ]S'S'/'^^9Jraeks. , ' 1 new McObrmlek -birider, 8 ft 12B0. ' 8,sets of work harp ,5idoMn..ohiok.^s.:; ^ ^*':.-V, ^Ti' > Household Vode on r gray team, (nare and gelding, it 2200., harpeaa. . and many other articles too numaroua to mention. free .LUNCH AT 11.30, SAtC STARTS AT 12,00 BROMRT. TERMS CASrt ^ , > P08ITIveLV'N0,R�WVe SECOND ANNUAL SALE Ol FOR SALE ' A NUMBER OF Clydesdales and Shorthorn Bulls CLYDESDALES-All Canadian bred from Imported stock and are br^d rl^ht. ^ ' , Also good Gradjt Stalllona from well bred marae and Imported sires. : BULLS-A Tew 8hor\horn Bulls bred In Alberta./ , Also a nuniber of Grade Marea In foal and � nur^ber of toaldlMgs. ,,..,...,..�,,'���' FOR FULL PARTICULARS AND PRiCe�ciFOR.. 19000 s^T^ r �>,AT ONE'^'CLOCK SHARP ^,t 1500; .1 grey mare, 7 years old; weight 1350; 1 team black'mares, 7 and 8 yeara old, weight 2600; ' 1 brown mare, 9 years old, welghV 1200; 1 grey team geldings, 8; yeitrs-old, weight 3600; 5 colts comlng..2.yearB and tour yearlings;! saddle pony, gentle. .,. ; ^ . .All mares have been bred to registered Percheron StalUon. 'V.' � . MACHINERY. ' 5 seta good work harness; 1 stock saddle; 2 gang pIoif>;>S. binders; 2 discs; 2 sets toiir section harrows; 1 drill; cultivator; -/�mower; roke; 2 wagons;' grnin tank and rack; thresher's watof. '^/iVitank and.pump; buggy; blacksmith's outfit; and some bouBehoM i'fif furniture.. . - . ... ; i-',-, There will absolutely no reserve. The owner has sold hto .V >farm'and is leaving the country. Everything must be sold to tk* ;idili. OI^UQlIfN. i\- TBRMa p!AeH - ^ . ;