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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1921 E DAILY HERALD PAGE NINE THE HERALD'S DAILY PAGE OF LIVE DISTRICT NEWS Macleod South Irrigation District Will Cover Acres When Complete History of Rise of Agitation to Uring This Area "Under the Ditch" RETURNS TO TAKE UP FARMING AT MACLEOD (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD. Mar. I'l1.-During the iurr.iner of as the farmers ot tho Macleod -south district saw crops dry up, and prospects of "no- thing this year" they talked tho mat- ter over as they met each other from (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Mar. 22.--W. Skewing, wlio sumo years ago with Ills brother did some big (arming in tho Macleod district near Standoff, ami who has the junction of Old Man and Belly) Iwon spending the past four years in lUvors. This whole will take in at Toronto with liis mother, returned to least acres, and applications] Macleod Friday morning. land for 75.000 acres to -start with. Tho South Macleod Irrigation District have completed all the work ire ill hand for 75.000 acres to -start take up farming again. The irrigation guaranteed by tho government sounds time to time, and us they visited each other the whole talk was on the very Important topic of "no feed 1'or our stock and nothing for our families." This in time led to a meeting being fceid. Tho first was at A. R. McFad- den's home. At this time there- was a as far as they can go at the present j time, and aro now waiting for the their Dominion Government to give con- sent to allow tho ditch to cross this unimproved laud. When this is re- ceived they will be ready for their first vote, which they hope to have during tho month of May this year.' Now that tlui Provincial Govern- ment have guaranteed the bonds of :-P that are recommended by the Irrica- tion Commission no trouble will be found in selling their bonds when discussion on the great question of ir- rigation. A committee was appointed, consisting of H. G. Long, A. R. Me- i 0171 wv IT J. H. Peard, E. Young. SOCIETY AT Ti. Patterson. .D. Ross and J. J. ion. These men travelled over the dis- trict Interviewing all the landowners and making a list of those who were willing to have their land come under irrigation. The result of his com Jnittee's work was a largo public meet- they are ready for the market. MAGRATH CELEBRATES good to him. Tins is the first man who has returned to take up farming un- der tho new plenty ot moisture Vulcan Hears Fine Address Appearance of D. H. Elfon 1k- 1'orc Community Club lirought Much Pleasure not knep strictly to his throughout, but gave UH a touch of his splendid sentiments along Imperial lines. "Tlut safety and Ker.iirlty or Canada anil tho whole world practical- ly, lies in tho unity and tho strength of affection and ideals of three of tho grcateat. empires of tho world, Ens- land. France and the United ho .said. At the conclusion of Mr. Elton's ad- dress, L. II. Stack in a few well chos- in words complimentary to the Ladies' every year. (Prom Our Own MAGRATH, liar. 17th was a gala day for Magrath people. Tho Relief held their annual celebration in commemoration o( the Ing held in the school house at Water- ton, which was addressed by Commis- sioner Peters of Calgary; and Supt. Fail-field of the Experimental Farm, Lethbridge. Several from Macleod were in attendance. The meeting ap- pointed another committee. H. (1. j Dan Gillen. E. Young, W. Murphy and A. R. McFadden, whoi------- was secretary-treasurer and contin- ithe churches in the world, was ued in the position.. The district was very interestingly given by Mrs. Flor again covered by these men, and a ence A duet, "The Spring present at that organization of the Relief Society. At 4 o'clock the meeting house was crowded and the program commenc- ed. The congregation sang "Come, Como Ye and the prayer was offered by W. H. Hindley. A sketch of the life of Emmeline B. pre- the Relief Societies in strong delegation met the Federal Premier, who was .timo minister of the Interior, and they were promised that their district would receive attention at tho hands his department. Following this sev- eral meetings were held in Rathwell, Mud Lake, Orton, Long Bottom and Pearco. They .were received every- where with open given sup- port.'At each of these places a separ- time of My was rendered Mrs. Fletcher and Mrs. Evans. poem was retd by Mrs. Hindley. Mrs. Elva Harker sang, "0 Dry Those piano selection, Mrs. Afton Keilor; Mrs. Babcock and Mrs. Har- old Wood sang a duet, "The Swal- lows." Bishop Harker was called for a few reramrlt! and spoke especially of the work ot the Relief Society teach- ers. Duet by J. H. and J. 0. Bridge, "One Mountain Mrs. Hindley ate committee- was formed, and later these formed one grand committee also a humorous reading, which resulted in the whole district. At close of the program ill the being put into one large district, and i People wers served with a delicious when the final petition was signed, it i luncheon, enjoyed immensely; then represented over sixty per cent, of all: tlle toastmaster, J. A. nirle, took his the landowners in. the whole of the 1 na'Jt hand. Toasti to the Relief urea covered, or that will be covered j Society, the mothers, the cooks, etc. By this irrigation scheme. "J Petitions were sent to the. prov-ln- eial government, which led to" tho aiir- Teys being made by the Dominion Government in. 1019. It the 1.110 lautuvrn, LIIB CUUKB, BIC., were given and recpottded to by P. D. Clarke, Mrs. J. H. Turner, Ellis Hen- inger and 'Mrs. McKinaey, Mrs. Chris Jensen was called for a Samoan song, and J. 0. Bridge aaag, "I'm Going main ditches; "and during 1930 sur- j Back to Oregon." Games and danc vey parties were out all the. season, I ins were enjeyed until a late hour. and it being an open fall, they work- ed until Christmas, which almost cpm: j MACLEOD HOSPITAL Vloto-d the survey of land that can be covered with tha irrigation system. Where Tho Water Comes From It was thought that tho water would bo taken from the Belly River and syphoned nnder the to supply this system, but during 1920 it was found that by going up the Water- ton River to the Jenkins farm, the water can be taken out, and, running north and east, will bring it .high enough to bring it around the end of the hills, tjien east to Skeiding's gate. From this point it rims north almost following the range between 25 and 26 until the six-mile coulee Is reach- Is Arrested At Regina On Taker Forgery Charge Dclbert Yohn Sent Up for Trial to HHVC Stolen 5750 From Redcliff Farmer (From Our Own Correspondent) TAIiER, liar. by the MACLEOD HAD GOOD FALL OF SNOW; MEANS MOIvSTURE FOR SPRING (From Our Own Correspondent) Vl'LCAX, March Man-H monthly luncheon of tho Com- munity Club, held in tho bunqiietting rooms of the OiUlfellows hull on Fri- day night, was the most successful from point of numbers and fionorul pleasant ever held here. Tho Ladies' Aid of tho 1'nfon church supplied the lunch which was ail that could bo desired, and 12S guests did iiiuisi snow meueu on i Aid and he speaker, moved that they maki morfi moisture for be tendered a vorv hearty vote (I-'roin Our Own Conespoudent) MACLEOD, March past week has been one of springlike ther until Friday afternoon, a spring .snow sioifii c-itnc on. turning into a blizzard during the night, a fall of suow. It was not cold, and the moist snow melted on tho ground, both be tendered a very hearty vote of thanks. This was seconded by Mr. Howes, who added his words of praise, and the motion was passed unanimous- ly. COLEMAN MINER HAS LEG CRUSHED (From Our Own Correspondent) COLEMAN, March nasty ac mil justice to the good things provid-1 cident occurred in the mine of the ed. The long tables were laid off into International Coal and Coke Co.. on sections ot ten plates cadi, and each! Saturday, when A. Dunlop, son of Mrs section decorated with a vase of dah-1 Malcolm, received a crushed leg and very other bruises. Everything of Police lias and carnations, making attractive setting throughout. uuno Mr. D. H. Elton of Lcthhridge was! limb, the speaker of the evening, giving his EXTENSION iod the chair, and after giving some j details of the work nnrl aims of the Club during the past month introduced tho speaker. Mr. Elton was in great form, and (hour spreading his gospel of sunshine. being dono to save the amputation of the LECTURE AT COLEMAN days by Nels Feldt, a'farmer three miles east of Taber, was arraigned Saturday for a preliminary hearing before S. J. Layton, J.P., in the local police court on three separate charg- es of forgery, Feldt's name having been forged to checks given in pay- ment for goods purchased from three of the leading local merchants here, the total amount beiny; close to The accused is also v.-aated for the theft OE from a Redcliff farmer, with whom he stayed shortly after leaving Taber with the goods fraudul- ently purchased and his capture is duo to the persistent efforts of the Taber chief, whose messages finally made it possible to apprehend Yohn when he again reached the railroad en route to far away points in the east. About tho first of March, Feldt was ipproached by a stranger who stated he was broke and feared incar- ceration as a vagrant, and to his offer ;o work for his board replied he 'would give him a meal or two." On March 4th, he was sent in for Feldt's nail with the post box key and while .n town purchased goods from Camp- bell and Anderson, Rents furnishers riving a check signed by Feldt for 175.SO, payable to bearer, Kenneth E. T smith, and shortly after entered The "5HOWINP I Bos'011 Clothiers', in the same line, purchasing worth of goods, and BETTER CONDITION S'vinK check to Oeorge B. Martin, fur the also by Feldt. Wanted a Rifle At Shiells' hardware he asked for a .32 rifle and cartridges, and was told by the clerk to get a police mit. Later, after some argument, he obtained the goods, offering a check signed by Ftddt for and made out to Larry S. Simmons, getting 511.10 change. At Jas. Budd's, dry cleaners. he applied to have bis suit pressed in the English language was simply splendid. He has a very rich eloquent voice tempered with expressive ges- tures, that drives his message home in no uncertain manner. Mr. Elton did fFrom Our Own Correspondent) March D. E. Cameron assistant director of the Uni-1 versity extension department is to deliver an illustrated lecture on Fri- day evening in the Eagles hall. Capt. Cameron's friends will be giad of the opportunity to welcome him in their midst again. This will be the last of the series CONVICTION IN VAILE LITTLE BOV PASSES AWAY AT UELLEVUE Own Mar. sym- pathy of the town goes out to Mr. and Mrs. Ueorge Coupland in death of their son John, who hu been ill for about three weeks. little fellow suffered with Inflamma- tion of tho brain and was (n (real pain. On Friday morning lie pasud away. The remains were laid to reat on Sunday in the Bellevue cemetery, j the Rev. H. Petera conducting the ser- i vices at the church and graveside. The little casket was beautifully bank- IB rtTTicutvn e casKct was nea IS QU ASHhO ed with floral tributes. (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, March 21.---Joseph Micks, who defended Albert Valle at the recent court session, asked to have tho line imposed on Vailc recently, quashed, and tho amount returned to him. Tl tho conv TABER YOUTHS STOLE COAL, ARE FINED Our Owu Correapoadeat) rABEH. Friday might, Tho order for the quashing rABE-H. Friday might, nviction was granted I cases UP at the police _______________L court one. for using threatening ENQUIRIES FOR LAND IN MACLEOD DISTRICT guage. being adjourned. The other was against three local youths (or _____ theft ot coal. The youngest, (From Our Own wl" be MACLEOU. March 2 delinquent department, for irrigated lands are already coming rte two given sil montlui in from outside points, and It will not sentence and coat, ot be long before land in the Macleod district will sell at a higher price than any previous records. MAGRATH U.F.A. PLANS ANNUAL CELEBRATION (From Our Own Correspondent) MAGRATH, Mar. U. F. A. will hold their annual social on Fri- day, March 25th. Dinner will be ed at 4 o'clock to all members and DISCUSS MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL AT TABER (From Onr Own Correspondent) TABER. Mar. D. McCan- nell, government agent, left on Fri- day afternoon on a trip to outlying school! in the district to discuss the (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, March regular j meeting ot the hospital board was held last week and the financial statement was given, showing tlie affairs to bo growing better each month. The members -are feeling better, as their bank account grows, making the way easier for them to carry on. She stoic her host's jewelry because her family was starving. It happened ed. From this point one branch runs, m Vienna, and no more vivid descrii> west to the JUthwell district, which] tion of tho terrible conditions in that is one of the best districts south, i unhappv city lias been written than the Old Man River, and will furnish the world about acres to the.. scheme. 1 special writer and war correspondent From the same point at six-mile cou-1 gives In "The Madonna of the Hun- lee ono branch runs east ami north-to Kry In March Cosmopolitan. Orton and thence east and north to Buy it Approachable and Considerate The so-called dignity of banking; carries with it to the minds of some an impression of reserve which has, at times, actually prevented them from becoming depositors. As a matter of fact, a Bank is a business in.titution, conducted on business lines by practical, .uccessful business men who are both approachable and considerate M. a pleasure to do your banking at The Merchant. Bank. THe MERCHANTS BANK Head Office Montreal. OF CANADA UTHBRIDCE BRANCH, CALGARY STOCK YARDS BRANCH, y THE RESPONSIBILITY IS YOURS Specialists may develop and improve various breeds, but the standard of a country's cattle de- pends on the efforts of the farmer in this direction. ARE YOU DOING YOUR SHARE? We are glad to assist any responsible farmtr requires fir> incinsr. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND LETEBRroGE BRANCH-K. W. Kcikic, and stated that as his brother was a tailor, he could do it himself, if the proprietor was busy, as he wished to hoard the enstbound, leaving on that train. The Boston Clothiers' check presented at the Commerce, was marked and cashed, but Campbell and Anderson's examined, and both turned out forgeries, and tho irblice were notified. Shieils' hardware learn- ing ot tho other checks called up Feldt who "stated that ho had issued none of them, and on Inquiry stated that the man had gone in for the mail with the key. As soon as possible, tho passenger brakeman on train 512 was questioned and stated' that he had. seen Yohn 'buying peanuts from tho A number or descriptions were sent out and the rifln found in a Hat second hand shop where it had been sold. Stole At the Hat, Yohn who had apparent- ly disappeared, went to Redcliff where he obtained a few days' board with a farmer a mile out on the plea of being broke, tho farmer Imprudently showing 'him a roll of he was keeping for seed grain, while talking spring work. At night, Yohn stole the money, walked to Redcliff, hired a tati to take him to Maple Crook. cii'ange'd to the clothes bought at Taber, and boarded a Pullman. Tht> Regina. police were waiting and look him oft the train at a. junction near the city. Arraigned and smirched at the Hat, fifteen dollars wore 'found iu the sole- of one shoe, anil at the in- stance of Chief Faillds, ho lu-ought to Taber by the Hut police, and given a hearing as stated. His baggage went forward, the post kuy In the 'clothes, and Yohn arrived hero in Tabor vest- ments. As he stated to Chief Faiilds that ho had been writing and wiring frequently to his mother, the police believe that the Redcliff money was mostly sent to her. Yohn claims to he from Eastern Ontario, an unlikely statement. A sample of Fulilt's signa- ture, the forged checks, and a bundle of sworn affidavits are in police hands here. At the close ot the hearing at Taber, Yohn was committed for trml to Lcthbridgo. Yohn Gets Jail MEDICINE HAT, Mar. 21.-Id A. P. P. Court hern Magistrate Ran sentenced Delhcrt Yohn, alias Harry Walters, alias I lurry Yl'alkor, la on'ii year in Jail lor the theft of from J. F. Mending. According to evi- dence, Mr. Bending had drawn the money from tho haul; to buy feed at nowell. He bad hired Yohn and Ihu latter stole tho money ut Ilin Mending ranch at Heddirf one morning .Mr. lienilli-e Take a Vote on Pies Take a vote on pies in your home and you'll make mostly raisin pies. For this is the pie that men think most delicious. Raisins furnish 1560 units of energizing nutriment per pound. They are 75 per cent pure fruit-sugar in practically predigested form. So the nutriment of raisin pie is almost immediately assimilated. Raisins are rich in iron also, which brings the bloom of youth to women's and children's cheeks. When you eat raisins you eat a "beauty food healthful. as well as one that'; Try raisin pie tonight. You'll never have to ask men what pie they like thereafter. Every first-class baker has this pie, or if you wish to make it yourself, we publish here the tested recipe for the chief of pies. SUN-MAID RAISINS Recipe for Real Raisin Pie Cut This Out and Keeplt 2 cups Sun-Maid Raisins cups boiling water 1 cup sugar 4 tablespoons comstarch 1 tsbletpooiw Lemon Juice 1 ubltspoon grated lemon rind I orange 1 tablespoon grated orange rind 1 cup chopped walnut- Cook raisins in boiling water for five minutest pour into sugar and corn- starcli which have been Cook until thick j remove from fire and add other ingredients. Bake between two crusts. Walnuts may be omitted if desired. I Use these raisins for home cooking, tor they arc the finest raisins grown. Made from choicest California table grapes, tender, meaty, juicy and thin-skinned. Packed ill California in a sim-lighted, plant. Clean, swett, wholesome, American kind you know are good. Three varieties: Sun-Maid Seeded (seeds Sun-Maid Seedless (grown without Sun.Maid Clusters (on the Alt dealers sell them. Insist upon the Sun-Maid brand. Send for free book, "Sun-Maid Rcc- ipe-s" describing many to serve. j Cut This Out and Send It California Associated Raisin Co. N B, l-Vcafto, Cit. Please send me your book, "Sun-Maid free. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATED RAISIN CO., FRHSNO, CALIFORNIA Membership Growers Address ;