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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAIU'.ll 13, 19Ur TlIK U.imilUlKiK DAILY HKHAU) PACE ELEVEN So Says Irrigation Com mission Peirrs Fine MtttUg of Boari The Bt Catherine at any lunch- eon. probably in Ihe history of Board ot Trade luncheons In the cELy look place noon with a number ot Ibe local business men and From tlie country with a view to arranging for the big Irrigation convention today. The outside districts were well repre- sented ant] the enthusiasm iu regard to the huge irrieatlou project was etrongly manifest, limchc.Dii part of the jioon's program over. President Mar- nouti announced that lie would can on eouie of those present from" tha out- for tew remarks on the bis event, the prelim (nary ot which was to be etagei] Thursday at the Majestic theatre. mentioned that he bad been to make connections with the Authorities al Ottawa and at Kdmontou and had succeeded In en-, iae Ibelr interest and co-operation Ibe big irrigation schema now under consideration. Don Baric Speaks The first speaker called on Mr. Bon Bark, experimenter for C. P. R. at Brooks, paid a ilgna) tribute lo Irrigation In (he relation of the pro- duction o[ of iawu. seed from a three acre tract. With clover seed selling at iba commercial crop can be juaged. per 100 value of this regretful to see crops that the main fine, perishing from the effects of the dry season- Itui. whtn reached Coaldalo the prosp changed and it was refreshing lo i tho conditions under Irrigation, As a contrast in land cultivated un- der Irrigation and otherwise, Mr. Bark mentioned tlie case of port- ions of laud of "9 acres, the one town to barley and tho other'to alfaHa. Hie 'rained TORONTO. '-March termer on dry and Iho Utter Irrigated t-'anadlan cliurch is bid. The alfalfa was a complete JIH-. j "elt >'cars' to cess Iho barley a toli! (allure, la secretary tto caw ot the two areas there was only the Irrigation ditch between, them so far as distance went. Knowing Al- berta as lie did he felt sure that the irrigation projects under eunteraplm- Ion wo'Jlil mean millions to lite dis- trict. The soil Ss all right, ihe ate is all rlpht anil the water supply is there to make the prospects periaau- enl. Tiber Extension Mr. Peterson ot Tater, said that so cial service, In an, inttrview lic-ro. ('uuada can nat sujnily with preachers, Mr, Edmtstm paid, and un- less they tan bo cither from the United States or morons ai a greater rate than at s-rc-sont. slood at the present lime In iho best position to get the Irrigation launch- ed in that it was in the area of the acres ot tlie C. P. It. projecl. But none the less the farmers bl the dialrkt were anxious to help all their fellows to get the. beuefit of Irriga- of ihi.' lertan board of Lome in thp in the so- a's pulpits will be future. Can- the Declare It Is As Had As a Protec- tive Mandate From People LONDON', Mavch Pro trade newspapers are sharply critU'iztnt; Die government's palley regarding importation-', as 4is- farm, spoke in regard to trees without closed by Sir Auckland (Jeddes, min- irrigation. Our dry laud was of in-' jsur ot "national service re eon far as LU district was concerned it triiislc value made possible by sum-! strut-lion, in Ihe house of lommons on fallowing. This was the- secret Monday. He said that all importa- of the success of trees without irrlga-( uons of manufactured and lion. An inspector of the Forestry Lommodules which arc per- parlmcnt who had Eton iho trees' mitted to enter Great Ilritain will grown by the system It'! controlled by a system of special slated tbat tlie growth would be lenses until Sept. I. when ihe question per cent faster if irrigation was used. Driving from Brouks to Coaldalo last year the speaker eaiil that it was tion. All those wEo.raue to Canada Irrigation Next to Railways from irrigated areas were full of the -Mr. I'eters, irrigation commissioner, ilue ot irrigation. (said that he had travelled around Mr. Floyd of New Daylon, sfalttlM very sroat deal in Hie district j that on his farm there ivere 6000 acres j and in every place he liail been I that needed Irrigation. The farmers i there were enthusiastic meeliuss in wanted the whole ot the area irrigat-1 favor of Ihe irrigation project. The will bo "reviewed." bt-ou yjumnriipj by tlie >Jorniog 1'osl. which is the sirnjigfcbt p.ii'ier in Uriiain. It also points ou! ths i-oss- iMc weatcuL'rs of temporary Ikeus- measure, faying: believe the tystem ii; a vicious system. H 10 favoilt- isin and corruption and leave? luo discretion in the hatijs of oftk- At the bexici-'iK of the; ".'LIT, if the government had honest, it would bavo acetate i fhc of ilit- tLOJi and imiK3seJ a taiift. sooner or later a tariff mast I. H. C. EMPLOYEES ADOPT NEW PLAN CHICAGO, March at 14 of ths International Harves- ter Company's 17 American plants 2nd at all three Canadian piants decided yesterday by majority votes to adopt the Harvester In- dustrial Council plan of employee representation, submitted to them by the company en March 10. The proportion failed of approval at three points located in Chicago. IGold Wherever you see Gold Soap resting on a grocer's shelf near other laundry soap you'; will notice that Gold Soap cakes are larger. Five cakes of the Gold are as large as six of the other. Gold Soap is unsurpassed in quality, unequaled in quantity at the price. Hence you save money when you say "Gold Soap" to your grocer. CoU SM? i4 nuufc in Procter ComUt ed. Macleod Man Speaks Mr. Bailey, the.nest sneaker, spoke of his (experiences with an tract near Macleod' as refer speakers who "had previously ho felt, in their enthusiasm over im-1 guilon done BO Jiot only for them- i hut for the settlers Since 1909 he hiul >'ear in CDU! that had proved whal wat-1 a Decided change ol :r di; travelled j and l feeling have enjoyed Quebec Frovinco o'fers 100 acres of Ian! frf'3, v.Uli no red iaiic Tlie nowaiapc-ra dcnoance this pro- pr to ihe t'eil, to any re posal as an attempt to introduce snii honorary -Uncharged so: tccllon without any mandate from thcjdn' or ol ct tllc voters, insist that a great majority at the voters are opposed to 11 protec- tive system declare that England is BtiH a free trado country at heart. They say that "Great Britain gained tier commercial and financial suprem- acy through free tracte anil tan UoM One roint on which newspapers of ?3 ami views on the tariff are .s that, after thetr manufac- LONDON, March In ojicuiug the conference j league of nailona union, began Westminster today Uritisb, 1 Freuth, AmerirAn. NoTwoglit, Greek other delegates la attendance, Shaw, wno was elected prtEl- dunt, e.ild that tbe covenant ot tho of aa formulated in Paris unquestionably presented sec- tous of sub- and in one cr two cases ol fundamental principle. fxird said he was a great deal concerned as to ihe position and pow- ers o! the general body of the dele- gates under the covenant. No .would dreani of suggesting, he pro, J ceeded, tbat the great nowers and, small ppwcrs should stand equal in rank or that those wbo had borue in the greatest measure the horrors ami burdens of the should not bivo practical deference paid to their rios- itiou. Rut, he adiied, .ill these Uilugd could bo adjusted. portion ol the district get Icvelopct! In America and irrigation he hoped that in the inter-! m tho world and stands ests of the farmers of the UunJett dis-ito railway development m point of. trictthat the irrigation project would' imnorlaiicc to Alberta. Jt become an accomplished fact J needed all tlie co-operation of the peo- Raymond Greatly Interested Mr. Fovelson of Raymond, mention-iof the support ol ed (he great Interest tiie farmers frt ple of tiic south country to be assured governing bodies. From the viewpoint of importers, the license system handicaps them with all the disadvantages of a pro- tective tariff without its stabilizing virtu e of c erta inty. They th at witfi a protective tarifT of 30 or 50 per bis parti of the country were taking said cent, on any specific rate, they irould ____ __ _. ._, know where they stand and mlsht ad- Pctcra, had achieved noiablc I just their prices anil do business in "proie'ct. He' put the resuUs ScttinB amongst tlie farm- accordance wiib well known condlt- percentage of those who were fully m Belling the cuy and CDUH-, Ions. At nresecl, they, do not know enthused at 90 per cent. Mr. Jansen ol Magrath, s of Mag rath were trying lo j interested Jn each other, bad aifi that I combined wormns interest. President Marnoch on behalf ot the ot 1 tlie fi T-wv'wereled'ti beTfiviTthit MPresscd. the appreciation of imi.ossible in that all the water had been said in regard to the the St. Marys and the Belly .RIvsr "Oiml- was used h_v the C. P. R. But the real situation had been explained by Mr. whether to plan to do any business, because they can not count on being import any given quantity ot products, or on being prohibited al- together from making The government, however, is'able to present strong reasons for special meastires. Uritish industries have been torn to pieces by the war. They Mean? millions of dollars for the larmere ot Southern Alberta. What will be the result? Better homes, better musk. The best music. THE BEST MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Peters and the C. P. R. was ready to A3QUSTH VISITS SPAIN MADKID, March H. AsciuUb, liave been compelled to give up a_ll good and bad rerr._........--------- I seasons and that the'profits of the ami the ministry ot.Zorelgh affairs. He rgood were spent in titling over, the had a conference the premier ibad. Irrigation would prevent was to have luncheon with King With irrigation going there would bo j Alfonso later in the-day.. Mr. Asmiith ]JQ the eslahlishment of.cannlng Indus- he was merely., in. Spain as a tries, the benefit ot keeping the money tourist and that had no politi here instead of semling it out. Nor would there be the Russian thistle so much around. Irrigation and Treei Jfr. Fair Geld of the: experimental. I cal sisaiticance. IQ many places throushont. Canada subscriptions are being ..taken ui) to slart-the brass bands aeain.: SPRING DISPLAYS OF SHOES for MEN AND WOMEN WHO CHOOSE WITH CARE Whenever you see a well-dressed woman or man, you'll notice they wear neat, well-fitting shoes. No matter how particular a man or woman may be i M r, THE WALKOVER FOR WOMEN AND THE SLATER FOR MEN will in every respect. Odr spring stocks will sal- Uty in style, value and quality, v now claim that the government is ua- der obligations to give them help and protection in the broadest sense during_ a breathing sufficient for them (o re-adjust themselves to peatfe cdn; diticns. The Dominions are exempt from the difficulties (fie government's-" policy imposes on foreign merchants. The Associated.Press attempts mere- ly lo describe ,thc situation because is subject "of great interest, to busi- nesstnen everywhere source of controversy between different "sphools ot British economists, it is looked upon as the beginning of an important chapter in the "aller-the-war1' argu- meuts. The arguments of the "free THE NEW EDISON "THE, PHONOGRAPH WITH A SOUL" No all makes of records. u.i op. CASH OR THE NORDHE1MER "THE PIANO WITH THE SING1NC TONE" Pianos and Stylet and finishes to suit everyone. Come in and see these wonderful Cash or terms. Assiniboia Music Co f, TheShtietftott 3RD AVENUE, BESIDE MERCHANTS BANK. See Our Window All This Week Overstocked Lines Selling at Wholesale Cost The CUy's, Leading Jeweler ISSUER OF.MARRIAGE UCENSES WITNeMES .REQUJRU, EYE IN CHARGE