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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, MARCH THE HERALD'S DAILY PAGE OF. LIVE DISTRICT NEWS Coal Operators' New Secretary H. M. Young of Ferme Takes! Place of W. F. McNeill Who j is W. C. Board Chair- man I (From Our Own Correspondent) j KERN1K. Mar. 2G.--H. M. Younff.j (ah; salos manager of the Crow's Xesl Pass t'oal company here, is severing i liis long: contiimuii connection with tii'? j local cum pan v, to accept the position j nf commissioner the Western Coal Operators' Association, mado vacant j by the resignation of W. F. who has accepted the position of j of tlm Workmen's Compon-i sation Board ot" Albertti. CARDSTON TEACHERS SEND DELEGATES TO ALLIANCE CONFERENCE (From Our Own Correspondent) CARUSTO.V. Mar. The Teach- srs' Alliance in the Cardston local has ipiuiintcd Miss M. Hall. Mrs. Racia McDonald and Miss V. McCune as lelegates to the Edmonton annual general meeting of tho Alliance. The "aniston local lias a membership of .'li teachers, and has taken au active in the teachers' problems of the .troviuce, and this strong ilele.catiou .viil carry with them definite instruc- 'ions re the long list of resolutions ivhich are to come up before tho A. G. M. for the future policy of the A. T. A. Announcement For convenience In the mechan- ical department of tiic Herald it has been found necessary to change the number of the Daily District News Page from Pane 9 to Page 8, but it will continue to appear in .ill three editions of the clay for which the news was writ- ten. Many complimentary refer, encei to this page have been made By Herald subscribers In Southern Alberta towns. Every point should make a point of be- ing represented In the District News Page Jf often as possible, and readers will therefore do well to let Herald, correspondents know "of good news items which come within their knowledge. RAYMOND A. C. TERM OVER: PUPILS WRITE IRRIGATION ESSAYS i From Our Owu Correspondent) KAY-MONTI, Mar. A. f. students finished their exams Wed- nesday. The graduation exercises will he lieid tonight. The students are anxiously awaiting the announcement i of the prize winners in the essay competition on Irrigation. ?2o cash to 1st year students, anil ?-5 j to tho second year winner. j NEW DAYTON. PASTOR i FAREWELLS ON SUNDAY CARDSTON DISTRICT TEACHERS TO HOLD CONFERENCE SHORTLY (From Our Own Correspondent! CARDSTOX. March SVilliams of the Cnrdston luspector- itn is planning an institute for ail .In- district teachers to be held some ime in April or May, at which all lo- -al prohlems of the may he .luiroushly threshed out and much advice may be friven and re- vived by the teachers. It will be in .he nature oE a resnlar teachers' con- 'eution, with the local get-together slement added. (From Our Own Correspondent) NEW DAYTON. Mar. Ti. Griffiths will preach His farewell sermon on Sunday next, March 27. A crowded church ia looked for. FERNIE SAYS NOTHING ABOUT TRAIN CHANGE (From Our Own Correspondent) FERNIE, Mar. announce- ment that the C. R. will discontinue the local train after the first of April does not seem to have aroused the Fernifi Board of Trade to any protest, though such an arransemont means considerable oE business and the renewal of the congestion of tho rpg- ular through trains, which was so an- noying during last summer. I How Irrigation Changed the South Tuber Correspondent Interviews Visitor Who Tells About Early Arizona Days (From uur Own CorrespondonO TABEK, Mar. .1. Cooper of Medicine lint, is staying: at the Khon- ulda. A Kentuckian by birUi. but, rosi- dent fox Jiiuoy in Central Tex- as, Arizona, and Washington. Mr, I'oeptT is a firm believer in irriga- tion, and has made a close study of its effects on the soil, and his ex- j perience is that wherever introduced, I it has changed the character ot the soil to a surprising extent. Having 'lived in the famous Salt River Valley in Arizona, he is quite, familiar with conditions before and after the big Roosevelt dam was put in. Previous to the construction of the grout re- clamation project, he has kno-.vu of i small game perishing, owing 10 thirst, due to the complete abr.oucc of rain, but shortly after the big: reservoir I was built, rains becamy ?o frequent that in some years the fanners have found its use imaocossary. iu Unit section, south of Phoenix, which ho has seen mounds _r> Petit deep, a sand waste, in fact, and when tin ir- rigation system was proposed, the promoters were laughed at. However, large numbers of men and teams were gathered, the farmers-to-be working collectively, and the huge drifts level- led, after which the canals were in- troduced. Land that was a joke and brought three cents an acre, sells now 'for an acre, for he irrigation water so affected the soil that it became like a brown loam and will gruw anything. Long staple cotton grows so high that a stepladder is often req'.iired to pick St. however wild the tale may seem. Watermelons and all kinds of produce can be grown now where would not grow before. Of some produce there are three crops, and farmers there do not require, or want, as a more than 100 acres of land. ''Get South Al- berta said Mr. Cooper, "and there is no soil that I have seen will do more than this present land of weeds. I cannot understand why there is when prosperity is just around the corner. You can't grow trees, not because of wind alone, but you haven't Iho water. Arizona boats this for wind, hut it has lots nf troys, and all because of, water. It Suuthoru Alberta gols the water, it will become one of the richest sections of tin; coun- try." The Arlxouan also told of an in- cident ho observed in in a dry year or two, ibe farmers iu a certain district could grow nothing, but one man bad bit: success. A big coult'o was on the farm ami he dammed tins up ami stored snow water, then flooded the fields below. The rest had nothing, but this man had 41 bushels per acre, and Mr. Cooper saw him cutting bis second crop of oats for that summer, and it was wiiist-blgh. The Southerner itn nlso :i t'irrti support- er of sunflower cultivation, and be says there is no fodder like it for richness. Weeds are absent where sunflowers are and the latter are the easiest plants imaginable to grow. In the southwest they thresh out the seeds and use them for horse feed, though he had seen some raidroad men on construction uancs crush them for use in this way. Mr. Cooper said, from what he observ- ed, less land, better farmed; and irriga- ted, would do Southern Alberta a world of good, and he expected in time the farmers would find they could make more-money, with less expense, by this i method. In the southwest bt? farms j had gone and men who had thousands J nf acres before would not now j more than two hundred, some not {eighty, and were better oft than before. j Mr. Cooper, by the way. is here with a j bunch 01 horses for C. Fin-man, which the latter recently purchased at tlie Hat. Vaficouver Detectives Got Evidence on Fcrnie Man; Finecf in Booze Case (From Our Own Correspondent) KKHNIK, Mar. the case of J. !t. Pollock, charged with having liquor in his possession unlawfully. Magistrate U'himstor today fined him 5300 and costs, and the liquor, about a dozen oases, was Confiscated by the Crown. A. I. fisher appeared for the Crown and Sherwood Herchmer defended. This was one of the oases in which the secret service mon from Vancou- ver yecured evidence some time ago, and the Provincial Police, under In- spector Dunwoody, made the seizure. STANLEY WATSON HEADS VETERANS AT CRESTON HUNDRED INDIAN CATTLE AT CRESTON DIE OF STARVATION (From Our Own Correspondent) CUESTON. Mar. local of the W. V. A. had their annual meeting; on Friday night, when the following officers were selected hy an enthusiastic and large President. Stanley Watson; secre- tary-treasurer. H. Venus; executive, I Flank Lewis. P. Mauu, K. Payne. The j chibrooms in tho Mallamlaine. block arc now completely furnished and a janitor secured, and the intention is j to mure intensively develop the social side of 0. W. V. A. effort. The local enjoys a membership of about 40. MORE RURAL 'PHONES FOR MAGHATH DISTRICT (From Our Own Correspondent) MACHATH. Ulsrty, of (he UoiKirtmeul of Tt'luphuuos, wan iu town on Wednesday ami Thursday, with tho extension of rural telephono linos south and north of Masratli. It is propqsinl to cover thp country south of town, which up to pivs- out has been entir -iy kilo hone service, niul to sor.H1 work left lust Kail north ut town. Tho fiirmoru are very anxious to sign up for thy service. i Better Roads Through Pass Colcmun Delegate Interview! Department at Edmonton k With Very Satisfactory Result COALDALE WILL BOAST POULTRY AND BEE FARM; VETERAN TO MANAGE I'l fE I'E (From Our Own CorrosponrtenO COALUALK, Mar. mnv de- parture in the Cosiklalo district is to bo made shortly. Mr. Win. Graham, of the Lethbrklge Experimental Farm, lias bought 'A farm close to tlie vil- lage. His ihtention is to go into poul- try and bees. This district is special- ly adapted for this kind of vent HIT. with unlimited alfalfa fields for the bees. The farm will operated by Mr. Graham's brother, who was physi- cally disabled at t'asschenda-ule and bns just completed ;i course at the vocational training school of tho S. R. The farm is located just cr.sL ot" the nursery. (Krom Our Correspondent) COLB.MAX, Mar .2i..--.Mr. A. M travelled to Kdimmtnu laf to interview the Government it the interests of better roads throufd the 1'iiss. Ho received a most atlent IVB hearing and gal quick results from his visit. Before, he actually got hack the stir i veyor was busy ou tho Prank slide.' The slmrp curves are to bt out out iUHf tho road itself widens to allow.at. least two vehicles to pas' at nny noint on !t. Tho I'sss will ui glail to hear this good news. C. P. R. AND MAGRATH TO BUILD NEW SlOfeWAO (From Our own Correspondent) MAGRATH. Mar. C. I1, n will supply tho cinders and plankin and the town will supply the laho for the building of a walk from th C. P. It. station platform to tho en of the sidewalk. Such a. walk is badly needed, especially in ye: weather.' (From Our Own CRKSTOX. D.C.. Mar. J green oat straw is now hein.t; shipped j in in an effort to pull through tlie In- dian cattle, which have had a rather severe winter of it. ilue to the avail- ability ot only about :.n per cent, of the usual hay cut oil the flats. Th--- reds are further handicapped iu that the wet tall and open winter made feeding along the two-mile slough, which hitherto supplied excellent winter range, impossible, the cattle being unable to get near it due to the soft ground bordering it. Since the firsts of the month about 100 head of cattle have died, besides a few head of horses. UNITED FARM WOMEN ORGANIZE AT RAYMOND Write Your Easter N Greetings _ IV The pen that thoughts on interruptions due to i, dips, scratciw, or blots. There is Waterman's Ideal Foun- tain Pen that exactly fits the hand writing characteristics of your, most particular friend. Why not express your intimate ap. prcciarion of what would please him or her this Easter., Send Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen. Waterman's Ideal Ink Btsl for ftunlain ptns and general P155 an examination that enables us to guarantee a. perfection of smoothness and durability not likely to be found in any other moke. The gold pen points in all Ideals arc made by hand in our own plant Three types Regular, Safety, and Self- Filling, to Selection and Service at ttst stores everywhere L. E. Waterman Co., Limited (From Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND. 1T. F- W. A. have organized in Raymond. Mrs. j D. N'aldor was elected as dent. The ladies are fortunate in nav- inf Mrs. Nellie Karr to assist them in the preliminary work as she has had a number of years experience iu U. F. A.' work. MACLEOD FARMERS WILL REQUIRE NO SEED RELIEF FROM THE MUNICIPALITY (From Our Own Correspondent) j MACLEOD. Mar. week h.is started the farmers in earnest-on tiie really getting to work for seeil- I ing and preparing land for seed- j ing. Reports from many parts arc that the land is in good shape _for working j so far as moisture goes, a'nd with au- j other day of warm sunshine and j warm spring wind, tlie work will be genera! in a week or ten days. Very little seed will be required from the municipality, as the majority have their own seed grain. HATFIELD HAS LARGE FOLLOWING AT WHITLA; WILL SEED HEAVILY Ifrftm Our own CorresDnniH-n t> WHITLA, Mar. snow is about gone and if the present wea- ther holds some farmers will lie on the land about April 1st. There is much work to be done in this district during the neit six weeks. Very little summerfallowing was done last year and is a result only a small acreage is ready for seetl. It seems to 1m the Intention of many farmers hereabouts to seed j heavily on v spring plowing. The j acreage in crop this year will equal i if not exceed that of last year as many look for a wet summer and de- spito" the many knocks by scientists, and near scientists Hatfield has a j large following in this vicinity. YOUNG COUPLE ARE MARRIED AT BARONS (From our own OorresnolMerif) BARONS, Mar. marriage took place -on Thursday. March M, at Karons, of Mr. A. Cecil Smith ot Hal- gary, ami Miss Sophia Wootz of liar- ons. The bride entered the drawing room leaning on the arm of .Air. A. lii'. The hride was attired In H beautiful navy blue snrge suit, which opened over a corsage of bine and gold. Sim wore a very hat to'match, and carried a bouquet of white and crimson carnations. Th'1 bridesmaid, Mrs. A. Towiie, wan at- tired in a tdiio- scrsn milt, opening over a pink Georgette waist. Mr. Cof- fey, principal of II. K. S., acted as groomsman. The house was profusely decorated with Ivister lilies and ferns. Tlie Hev. S. J'ike of Karons, was the officiating clergyman. Aftur the cere- mony a very delightful repast wan partaken of. The hapny couple lin't amidst showers of confetti for Cal- gary on the evening train where they expert lo make their future xhome. The whole conimunily joins In wish- ing them a long and happy life. 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