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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta MARClf ' 1921 THE LETHBRIDGE DAlLi -ffiKALD HOW CANADA'S PUBLICLY-OWNED RAILWAY SYSTEM HAS GROWN PAGE FIFTEI|?^' -gi.iOTlTi Canadian National Railways Chart showing Growth of Mileage 22 000 ao.ooo 15.000 10.000 5.000 1 I f r ..... f / *u Additions TO MlLEACE GRAtiO I,.. ,, Grand Trunk Pacific Rly Can Nor Ry Nat.Transcontintal Ry Intercouoniav. t^ Pr.Edward Is Ry. in o 5 9) o I.nbor Board, which mndc JuoronseB 6froctlvo May Iflt, lOL'O, Involving larRc bucU-tline paynienlR, Tho co-or-fllno.llon that, hnaJieen cftnctctl. with tho Grand Trunk still mnlntalTiliiK its corporate oxistonce, lias niiturally been Ilmftod, butthoao that loom u|) n.B possible, when the lines nro consolidated, arc subBtiintliil. Rate Increases Absorbed by Wane Rite TUo rate Increaaes gran led by tho Railway Board in Canada not being lip to tho scale that was reciiinsted by the riillways, and, coming iiu ili(>y did with u biislneBg decline, liiivo not produced sufllclont additional revenue to offset tho stop-up 1" expoiiHos which wapte incroasos and uttondaiit rise in other costs has placed on the mil ways during the yean. Uiulor Ihe circumstances, the only counwi tor the management to pursue, is to reduce operating expenses to tho lowest possible notch consistent with safe opor-aliou and rflasonable scrvicn. Action along those lines Is soinctinics opposed by local IntereslH iluii consider they ?ir6 unfairly affected, liul the matter must bo handled on tines ot broad policy In the iiilen^sl ot Iho owners ot tho property, wlio arc tho Canadian people-represented by the f?overnmeni of Canada. Tlie management have every reason to believe that the public will apprecinto tho fact that the steps hPiiiK talten to malte ends meet are In t!ic national interest, and that the campaisn ot retrenchment will have soncral support. EXPECT ACTIVITY TO BEGIN SOON ON UNITED PROJECT Lady Strathcona Arrives IRELAND IS "CHRIST AMONG THE NATIONS" SAYS BISHOP FALLON LON'DON*. Ont., Mar. 17.-Referring to Ireland iis a "Christ among the nations of tho world," and declaring lliiit iKitlilng could surpass tho bru-ttluy and blackgiiardlflm ot British )iili' ill Ireland today. Right Rov, M. V. I'allon, Homan Catholic bishop li(>rp, In a special St. Patrick's day nin.ss. fi.jvfTcly condemned the pres-pnl sifiniion in ICrln. Bishop Fallon ciMsscil ti;,; auffnilng.'! ot Ireland with fill- p.'r,;i''Mtioii8 endured by Marie .Mii'iinctto lit the time of her rule as riueen ot France. The solution Ot tnaible, .-ifiid the prelate, was prayer to God. on the part of fii individual Catholic, "that Irelttft day oE f^uorifice, nailed to the ci might come to an end. ^ DODGE FACTORY RE-OPSNd DKTROIT, Mar. 18-Dodge Brothefa Motor Car company, closed since liiiBt December, ro-opened yesterday with a force ot 4000 men, It was offloially announced at the company's ofllce^. The company normally employs ; 20,-000 men. It was announced an eUdrt would be made to reach one-third nor� mul production soon. �'A ;l �Hi Flavor is Finest in- Lady Ktnithcoiia and lior son, Ai-tliur .r. P. Howard, arrived at New i'ork on the Imperator from Soutli ainpton and'Cherbourg on March Vtli. Dominion Day Will Be Loyally Observed at Rellaw When the Grand Tnink Railway System is int'orporated in the Canadian National Hallways, the milcnse of Goverinnent-owned railway.s in Canada will be 22.;t75 miles; comprising more iban i\{\.y i>er cent ol the railway mileage iu Canada. Writing in i876, the preface to his history of the Intercolonial, Sir Sand-ford Homing said: "Tho Intercolonial Railway is national in its objects and character." This groat railway engineer was. at the time, engineer-ln-cliiet of tha Ncwfound,land, intercolonial antl Can ad Ian Pacific railways, tho latter then being projected as a Government nn-riortalcing, and It is to this he refers in the last sentence of tlic preface when ho states that tho completion ot the work "realizes the national aspirations of half a century, by bringing wllliin a few hours, the old fortress of Halifax and the older citadel of Quebec, and which must form an important section of the railway, destined, ere long, to extend from east ;o west through the entire Dominion. The words then spoken with confidence by a man experienced in achievement have bee^n fulfilled, but in tlien Canadian became a privately owned company and is now the only competitor ot the system that is "National in its objects and character" of whicTi the Intercolonial is an important section. Future Development Larnely Internal Canada's main traflic arteries are built for some time to come-and tho National System's immediate development will l>e largely Internal- some branch lines will be required, l)ut apart from these and connections lor operating economy, such as tho Long I.al Fui'ni.s'nini.';.-:, Ti'unK'.s and i^uii Cases, Leather iJcliing- and Tents. Plione 7()4. iiOd Fifth St. South. (From Our Own Coirespondent) GLIONWOODVIbLK, MarcU 1."..-The rumor that, on the advice of the gov ornment the United Irrigation district hns accepted tho bid received on the yet unissued bonds of the district, is entirely without foundation. Mr. George \j. Strlnghuni. who recently retuiTiod from Edmonton, where lio with others Interviewed tiio govern-inont ns to Its position regarding tho irrigation bonds, stnte.s that it appears quite'probable that the government will take up the bonds and hold them until they will bring a reasonable price, or in some way guarantee them and thus make them attractive to in-i vestors. While there is notliing definite we feel quite encouraged Avith the prospect regarding our ditch and expect to start work on it at a not far distant date. , Althougli some were rudfly awaken-I ed by the snow and cold weather of tho last week to the fa't that spring is not hern, we appreciiite the snow as it will put our land in much bettor condition to start the crop. �I'ho stork and the storm mii.^t work hand in hand. In iho .nftprnoon of the eighth inst.. the storlc vimtcd the liouie of Abner Bohne and left a fine ten pound boy. That night :\lr. storm came along and remained to see that father Abner kept a good fire. Mother and Kon are doing wpll. :\Ir. and Mrs. Uedtoid of l.eavitt, pnronts of Mrs. Bidine. arc slaying for a few days at the IJolino home. They have many relatives and friends here. Preparations are under way for a real celebration on Rfdiot Society day. (From Our Own (porrospondent^ I'.KTLAW, Mar. 'l5.~The regular mooting of the liellaw board ot trade was held at the olllce of G. F. I'odiill on Thursday, Mar. 10th. Several items ot Interest were discussed and it was decided that Uctlaw would have a celebration on July .1st, A dance will bo held in the Rolling Green hall on Kaster IMonday. A special meeting ot the Women's Institute was hold at tho home ot Mrs. G. 11. Cook on Thursday after-noon. Tho attendance was small on account of the bad weather. The moot-lug was liold tor tho purpose of discussing the relief question. The ladles came to a very satisfactory conclusion and decided on a whist drive and dance which \Vill be given in the hotel dining room on .April (I. Tho "Love i:ach Other Club" intend giving n dance on April 1. Mrs. Keason. who has been ill In the Taber hospital for some time was removed to Calgary for nii operation, but has returned home, there being no hopo of recovery. :AIrs. ,1. D. Haylor, accompanied her Mr. and Mrs. Hcrt Ibbetson entertained friends on Sunday evening last. I'he Old Timers' dance has been postponed until there is some Im provenKOU in the weather. Mr. and .Mi.s. Win. Tiu'ley, who have been farming near Itetlaw tor some time iiave moved to tho north to try their luck in a more congenial climate. Mr. and Mrs. .lay Hall, wlio have hern spenrling the winter in NewUirli, | Okla., have returned home. , i Mr. and Mrs. Jos. liineltc's d;m.c:h-1 ter. liianclic, who underwent im opera-1 tion in Iho 'I'alier hospital expoct.s to I return homo soon. Vanadas MostFamous Dessert Made at W. B. Collins was elected proshlciii., ot the Branlford Chamber of Com-1 nierce. Hand-Sewn Soles Good hand-sewn soles are better: that's .why we give a hand'sewn job. This together with the fact that wo use the BEST OAK LEATHER ensures the very best, work and most lasting wearing qualities. Our experience guarantees !i well-done neat job. Why not have tills service? J. W. BRADLEY 212 13TH STREET SOUTH. sections of the National System were i .March 17th. A meeting will be held built, and. naturally, such develop-(In the afternoon and a concert in the nient work may have to be discoiitin-1 evening. ued, or postponed, when business con ditlons are depressed to the extent On March D3th the young people will entertain Iho married folks. Klab- that these traflic possibilities i;eem ' orate preparations are being made for remote. At Iho present time, tlie bust- Ihe fivont ami numerous committees ness outlook is too uncertain to justl-.'have been arpointHd to arrange for fy any large expenditure tor equip-1 the time ot the year, ping the lines ot tlie National System to handle large increases in Iralllc. With possibly one or two local situations excepted, tho National System has a capacity above tlic traflic to be immediately handled. Co-Ordination The monetary adviininges of roor-i P/i7^ "Hit:.'' If the Boston Shoe Trades teanl who is | testifying on behalf of George Uui"- i ru.sne. in the (ase where the latter is j asking for a mandamus compelling! the committee to grant him an ania- | lenr card. j DOUBLE SIDED RECORD-ONLY ONE DOLLAR.. / Wjiit Jo Be The Leader the^and"on the reverse si\ And here arc some more successful hits ort Civic organizations from all parts j of .New York City approve program t of the Board of I'Jstlmates to appro- ; priate $03,000,000 for new schools. mmmmi POPULAR DANCE NUMBERS -eOCO-Margie-Fox trot Home Again Blues.....................................................51,00 2067-Rosie-Fox Trot 2065-Hula Blues-Fox Trot CaicBses-Fox Trot ................... $1.00 Hop, Skip and Jump-Flox Trot.......�.. 51.00 2056-Grieving For You-Fox Trot 2068-Kiss-a-Miss-Fox Trot Beautiful Facet-Fox Trot ............. 51.00 Singln' the Blues-Fox Trot ------....... $1.00 Vocal and Instrumental Numbers You'll Thoroughly Enjoy 2061-Broadway Jones Rose-Tenor Solo, Billy Create Gas, Sourness and Pain How to Treat. Something-Male Quartette, The Har- monizers .......................... 51.00 Nest - Amphion Male ^ledleal niitlioiiiies state that nearly nine-l(>nths of tho cases of stomach tr(iubl.>. iniiii;i'^illoii. suuriH'Ss, burniiii.;. gas, bloating, iiauseu, etc., are iliie to an excess of liydrochloric acid in the stomach and not as some bcllevi^ lo a lack of digestive Juli'os. The delicate stomach lining is irrhated, tliges-j tion is (bday'd and food sours, cans- j iiig the disagreeable sy.nptoniH which every atoinacli liliffiTcr iuiow;; so well. ArtlfK';il dinesteiils are not iicedc',! in .siK-h e:iR''.'- and niiiy do ii'al liaini. ' Try liivlng asi(|f> all digest ire ulils ami [ insloiid Kei froni any driiggisl ;i l'e�- : onm-es of Hi^nialed .Mu^iiesla atui lake a tPii.siMionlid In a (lUailer cJm.-.s of wall!' rirlil afier ealin.i;. 'I liiii iiwci'tciiH Ihi' stoni;ieli. preveiiis tliv formation of ex< ess acid and llicro is no simrncMs. ga.-' or pain, liisuvcded Magnesia (in imwder or tablet I'onii iKivei' liquiii (II' iniilii is luinulu-'-^ in' the slomai'li. in'-xiicn-uve lo take iunl j is (he most eibeieiil form of m^gne.iiii ' for stomach purposes. 11 is used li\ thousands of people v.ho enjoy tlieii meals with no more t'lar of indlires-.Vd vcrtlsenictil. 2063-Feather Your Quaitctte All She'd Say Was "Umh-hum"-Tenor and Baritone Quartette ........... $1.00 2062-Beale Street Blues-Solo, Al Bernard St. Louis Blues-Solo, Al Bernard..... $1.00 10026-Thank God for a Garden-Tenor Solo, by Mario Chamlee ............... $1,25 13015-Smilin' Through-Baritone Solo, Richard Bonclll. Mother o' Mine-Baritone Solo, Richard Bonelll .........................$1.56 25002-RIgoletto-Quartette, Vessella's Italian Band Carmen, Selection, Vessella's Italian Bai^d............................$1.75 30003-Ave Maria-Violin Solo, Max Rosen... $2.00 SPECIAL EASTER RECORD 5039-Christ Arose-Collegiate Choir Come, Thou, Almighty King-Collegiate Choir .........................$1,25 Be Sure to Hear This Godowsky Piano Record Without r;U(:GUoii. "Mai'-h Militaire." hy th-it "Wi.T.ircr' of the Piano, (Leopold Godow-.'�.ky, ia the best niano rt;,,-ircl tvjr made 1)/ anv3;';c. Be sure to hc.ir it. Qriinswlck 12-lnch Keccrd No. 3000i. aworth 324 FIFTH AVE. THE MUSICAL MERCHANDISE SALES CO., Sole Canadian Distributors. 14.^ p'ortaa� Ave. E.. Winnioeo. ;