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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1920 THE I.EtHBRinGE DAILY '1KIUU> PAGE THIRTEEN, for Eight lachta the Neidfol Chtrlos M. Hildeld, "in- In making hay uhlle the sun and Is Btinlnf up contracts ia Alberta to produce rain this iummer. Vulcan is consliiOTlnE tlBjf'the termers ot that ntilrict back 18.500 (or the privilege ot learning whether HaHIdd can vrodnce rain or not.- Stevevilfo. Is also after Ha'tllelil 61, blessing _-tum- i following Is an Item appearing In the vVulcan Advocate oa March 21: "Tbe fclloirhisllfJHer ivas Brown ot are managers of tho Citizens' Lumber Company In tho.south Alberta.Uistrict.' It IhSjso will be held la the parlor of the Lethbridge hotel. Final arrangements have yet to te completed. It is eipecied the subject of )n- creased as brought up by this rumor will be discussed. Efforts are being made to obtain definite Inform- ation on (In? Calgary action on this matter the conference com- mencet. A general resume ot the lumber bualoess will be'ori the agenda. Several Tutors will be lu the clly r They are: Unas. leneral manager ot the'com- >f. stanl general manager, Winnipeg, d S. Senn, secretary, ot Paul. EXCHANSE IMPROVES. this eord3 of rainfall covering a periodro1 twenty rears show in his favor and tia operations only cover two or three months of the year. It he operated entires-ear thevo would. .an enormous, difference.. him" send contract'to de- us'.'eight inches of riln aloiig First two, inches, n ;'7tnnrge to. lie made for same; 'then 1 gel another inch or along the following lines: 4'indies j.indies Miches 1 inches inches :Totill 'No charge after that. I find afte interviewing him it Is al.ways his e.l fort to get for liis'demonstr: lions; .that would ensure twenty Iric'lie' 'of rain, but we' don't that nine! rain during May, June and July- _1 it docs not suit1 the hunch they cai pass it-he docs not set'tbi rani it will not cost us" as rhucli. Te! George Eclier'f will bo home hefoi long aWthat llattield's time will b tip on the-loth'of. April :at his.pre place. Sfeveville, Alia.', Is afteY hlb aiui he Is about to a contract, wit! tliom-Hlral come lirst scrvej. "'ily airangeiuents with -Katfiel 'is that we deposit in a ban aiij a teiegr'uin from eitlier manage to liim would come. -Ho wants to star the first, pf May, 'hut I. want, iiin to "BJart about.tile IStli; ,-that cun'K orraiifefrd Jatci-.-j Harry-' Expert Opinion In reference to whether Ilatficl is really able to produr.c rain or no the lioard oE Trade ha hecn endeavoring to get opinions from meteorologists of the United. State and Canada. Following is a letter r ccired today, by James Rose, seer tary of the board. The letter a dressed to 1C. C. Crensloun: secretar treasurer of Noble Foundation, ;I'inV eil, an'rl was'frcm the Untied 'stall Dernrtmeat of Agriculture, Thn letter reads: 'Your letter February 23, addressed to the Dire tor. Reclamation Department, Was Ington; IXC., and inquiring about tl of Chnrles Mr'.llatfield in li efforts to increase bee referred to tills bureau "Many honestly prqposerl, schcnv for incr'ea'atng. conic. our: attention, lii'.t'none of thorn IE all ilauicld's meiii, to us. W.e do know, lib over. coinpeteiit meteoro gists, just wji'atnprqcessgs. ure, Involved iii'Mhe-: whole course of evaporation, and> precipitation; and know of 'the experiiueiit-'j with cheniicals) ivlilch we haye heard Mr. Hatficld hi- dujgerf ITI. cati ef- KMfy'l.'.'calV your attenVioh to the following'significant facts? Raitiuiakers do not put tip torfertiiyef-'-Su commonly done by husi- ness people. "Ill) Mo government keeps 'rain- makers' in its Competent meteorologists and nlilc physicists, that is. people "who are minutely fnmlllar with all the pro- cesses Involved In production of rain, do not accept the claims of. any of who pretend to bo able to npp'i'c'. ciably alter tho amount of rainfall. "C. Marvlno, Chief of Bureau." NEW YORK, March brink My In sterling exchange at the K of the market before noon today nt d9maiid..bllls up to 4 ce'iiis high mark of yes: riiay and a new high in the present pWard The low racord J3.19, rbade on February- 4. Caua- ian dollars were Quoted at a discount Farmers Will Have to Pa; Much .Higher for Luxury of Telephone Service kJdwrysaUow 'food to circulate City phone W.J5; proposed City buslneto wall photic prcfioced RetldencQ waM phone RQtldence desk phone General Increaae of.pite hun- dred per cent In rural rates. Above are some facts, .concerning the proposed increases 'in telephone rates-Id Alberta. The proposers plac- ed betoro the provincial legislature tend to mat-.e the a laig- ot'malnten-, ance'of Accord Jfpiin Lethljr Id (ja :pt-tb.e d'epartihbnt''isi a class-A service, on dollars oa a quar- ter section. This tax would apply to land passed'by'a telephone wire. Mr. Dow stated .that the lax system Is practically the only one helug used present that does Justice to both tho tjeldphpne concerns aud the users. Ho pointed out. that' tho coat of repairs qod maintenance of rural lines Is too eipenslve at present for tho charges( made to Uipse udog It. i There Is another feature to tho (ax jys'tem, states... Investors would1 o! the cost Vnder present1 conditions .an lands sTiii." andTiV.m.iUre on a rural telephone lino, make a a fojc a uso. ol ;fact In taolr efforts to class B Isposo of the, properly but do not pays .a-laontli; -for 'class. known organization' oi agriculturists] Harry Smith, arrested In St. Thomas; aro making plans for tlie establish- Cor trying to pass a -forged chequer" mont of two. complete farmer-owned was sentenced .not less than.'six- beet st'sar manufacturing, plants. I months and uot more than two yeara. on ini'bichauRo hun- dred of J2 insclass ari ..with fivo ,huadr'cd and-ope- tho.charge Is and ifor larger eichacge'sr.'lt this .branch 'Of the ser- jlijft (he will conSjder.twd proposals about Increasing One IB a; straight ono huridrefc.ippr cent. tho other tirebbdy. BEECH AK'S Plil! OF CtD'SLffllE Jock at Tongue! -ihemove Poisons and Bowels.. 'i Accept Syrup ot for Ibo name California on tho package, 'then 'you are" sure your chiU is having the .best rind jnost harmless iQ-tatiye or physic for the littlu stomach, liver aud bowels. Chilfl- ren love Us dcJiclous fruity (lirectiqiis for child's dose on eacltbbt- lie. Give it without fear. You must say "California." If you want to have the best garden you should buy the best seeds, ;We have them.' SPECIAL PRICES THIS WEEK half Pea's, Western Beauty, per Ib. 35c Extra- Early, per? Ib. 30c "Champion of England, per Ib, 35c Stars, Black Wax, per Ib... 40c Beans, Broad-Wlnsor, per Ib. 50c Beans, Scarlet Runner, Ib. 55c Corn, Native Squaw, per Ib. 30c Corn, Mammoth White, Cory, per. Ib.' ...r.'.......'....-.. 30c Yellow ,Globc; per ib. 'tTarly i Egyptian, turnips, Swede, ..'j 'Also; celery, vegetable, nj.arrow, spinach, 1 squash, cucumbtr, kohl rabi, citron, parsley, cucumber in bulk, and of seeds ,v- _ -SETS ..SOON Also .-We Have Nice Lines of Easter Eggs, lOc and 2 for 25c Carrots -Nantee's half long, pur Parsnips, long smooth, per Radish, per Ibr...........51-50 Lettuce, Grand..Rapid, Ib. Mangel, Long Red, per Ib.. Sunflower, per Hv.........40c Lawn Grass, fine mixed, per Ib. 40s Clover White D.utch, per Ib. Sweet Peas, .mixed, per Ib. 5U5S Sweet Special, any color. 'SZO-THIRTEENTHi STREET, N. PHONE 1872 anything (or the uykecp lluo. Under (ho tax system very quarter section thus tuIJ wouM are to produce Its tax to the govcrn- :ent. -This system is being used In he Unlleil Stales, said Mr. Uow. Dcclnring that a conibiho' of inann- acturers eilsts to from ob- ing-a. fair. prlco [or. their crop, sugar .jrdivprs 'associated with Michigan.' a jiatlonally- The Store Where You Save Money You save delivery charges by dealing with us. A FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS FRESH KILLED MEATS AT LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES TRY US TOMORROW Phone 1055 WALLPAPER We have 20 attractive wallpapers in suitable bundles for small, medsurh or rooms which will be sold while they last J.j. at One-Half Price .This yeav's paper is now unpacked and will'be' found most attractive iri designs, quality and 'prices! We be delighted to show you the samples even if you are not thinking of papering Our large sample book will be .sent to jn the city on request. G. OLANDER GENERAL HARDWARE 13th STREET NORTH. PHONE 1223 Three Dollars per Thousand on Common and More on Uppers Another Increase tn Imnb6r is fumored. Tlic report came (roiri Cal- gary, resulting .troWi a meeting of Wholesale-lumber ncalers held there on MondAy. Tlic runiorcd Incre is a-'thbusaiid' on com- mon and ten .'dollars''; a thousand on In tho at Cttlgary declileil .prices' hs given alioVc. Jnves- tho mutter, ci'Cr. (Hat sorfle llsls have iv Issued by wnolesalcrs. V. 'will hnvo'ii conference of lumber men; commencing Salunlay end In.iting until 'Monday evening. Tliosc who will nltC'iiil (his conference The Smarter Spring Styles in Lad hoes Elegance enhanced by neatness and trirhness are obvious characteristics of the Walkover and other shoes for spring we.are now showing. While there is a dainty charm in their modelling, there is nothing fragile or. frail about them. Their fashion attractions are built upon a foundation of durability and comfort. As always they are moderately priced. New Spring We believe you will like our taste in the Selection of shoes for Spring and we're quite sure you'll like the way we sell them1 We placed particular importance on {he durability anc! comfort features and blend- ed these two primary essentials with a very noticeable element of smart'Style, The way we bought them and the way we sell them assure you maximum and service., BESIDE MERCHANT'S BANK, ;