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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBK1DGE DAILY HKIiALD MONDAY. MAHf.ll 28, THK LETMBHIDOE HEHAUD COMPANY. LIMIT6C 0 6th Street South, Lethbrldge, Altwrll anfl Futjttfneri W. A. BUCHANAN rrrMilont find Director JOHN TumUNCW Audit Bureau of Circulation! 8 lib i cr lotion Rates: Pftl'.v, weeh.. I by m.lil, per yoar 8.00 lUily, by maij for C months Dally by mail, 3 mouthy L'.ii tVei'Jy, by mall, per y-ar l.b1) bf per year to U.S... 2.CJ THE PROPOSED ENQUIRY INTO GRAIN MARKETING rrcjis imiiaUo Lhuro J-; sonic livelihood ;i member of the lirain Commission being appointed to tiirt sjjoeial Commission, for tiie imr- uf investigating the marketing oi' KTain. A investigation of the marketing of grain would involve the Grain Com mission, and it is ridicu- lous to talk about placing n member or the Grain Commissiou on a special Commission that would bo bound to investigate the body to v.-liich he be- longs, rind for whose actions he is re- sponsible. The demand coming from the gov- cniment members at Ottawa for an inquiry into the marketing of grain it undoubtedly inspired by a desire to turn, the attention of the farmer to some problem other than that ot the tariff, and also to attempt to convince him that his own co-op- erative Orain Companies are manipu- lating the market to his disadvantage. These government supporters must not overlook the fact that the Govern- ment itself Is responsible for the keting conditions which exist in West- era Canada. The Grain Act was emended only a few years ago by} this Government, and it is undnr the! Grain Act that the marketing of grain j Is conducted, and the administration of the Grain Act is directed by a Commission appointed by the Govern- ment. If the farmer suffers from the present system of marketing his grain; if he Is fleeced by the Grain Exchange; and it the Elevator Com- panies are then the fault Is with the Government and the Grain Commission. The Grain Commission appointed by the Government should be well j enough acquainted with all the facts: to act in such a way as to overcome, these evils. It ig merely shifting rn-1 sponaibility to suggest a new Com mission. "run "aiK-tloiis ot XortfiVr't'sU'rii Ontario and now a of tta brunch lines in Ont-' arlo ami Ljuebre. Kullwuy men freely j ;ulniii tlm.l tho main line ol tho National railway in Western I ('uiimla hus u richer country to draw from thau the Canadian PaciCic main line-. t.uilo likely tho Uiioa of tho Can- adian National Hallway and the Grand Pacific, in the country between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Lukes, yield a profit. Tlio hoavy loss- tire incurred east of the Great Lakes and in tho mountain sections. biggest problem Canada has to deal will i is in connection with its railways. Unless an im- provement soon takes place, a very strong movement will develop for tho re-turn of the railways to private ownership. Already, former advocates of public ownership arc admitting that tilers is very little hope- of making a success of the government owned rail- TVRVS in this country. NEED OF AN IRRIGATION ADVISER As fanning on irrigate! hisd is en- tirely different from running on what we commonly term dry land, tao pro- TODAY'S 1. Has tho summit of ML Eremt tlrj highest mountain lu iforid, evor coon reached? Wltat Is elevation reai'hcnl by a human belnf, and who holds tho record? ;i. is the dlfflcnlty nperl- oiii-od in roachlue great heithtsT 4. is tho highest elevation reachrd by a balloon? 5. Hcnv aro th-e members of the Australian Senate named? C. When was the "Cracifiilcn" SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS V.'luit is telcsony? What is tho life of a submarine cable? How swordlish peuutr; -1. AVhat does come from? 5. What are tho anco organizations? G. Who were th: talcs anii make books of them? far can the of the the word "tawdry" earliest temper- first to invent viacial Department of Agriculture or 0; thcir danl ANSWERS 1. The name given to the hypotlie- s that sometimes inherit characteristics from a previous mate the irrigation branch of tho Depart- ment of Public Works would be war- ranted in placing on its staff an irri- gation expert who couid advise and instruct the men. who are farming on irrigated areas of: Alberta. Irrigation, while greatly beneficial to the land, cannot be made the real success that is possible without the irrigated farmer fully understanding tho irrigated system of farming. At I this moment when irrigation develop- j piacet_ at 40 years. The lifo of a cable is usually considered to continue until it is no longer capable of being lifted for re- pairs. The experience gained In the early days of ocean telegraphy, from the failure and abandonment of 60 per cent of the deep sea cables with- in the first twelve years, placed the possible life of a cable as low as 15 years, but the weeding out of tho un- serviceable types of construction and SmLICHTS Oa tho V. r. A. Medtclm Mat Contention. (By a SttM Reporter.) It wu a (ood convention; a cenful CMTtntlon. The 1m (Mllnc their way alonf, this firsl attempt at opcr- attaf aloac politically. And thejrj ahawvd skill handling their affalra. They rot unruly at times, but that li a healthy sign. vernacular of the farm; "Let 'em "Give 'em their "Koejp off the added local flavor. The chairman handled thorn like he would a pair of coin. local correanondent fur (hi Herald. Sto wta prMldutt of the local branch of the Wumtn'i Institute, and hits al- ways been a willing and active work- er In air Improvement of a public na- which waa (rood fur the com- ranultj. lira. Wood also bee a a faithful dllltent worker In church affairs. CHILLED MEAT Doa't forget firmcrs' move- ment li not a passing thing some of the old line politicians would have us think. It can't be pooh poohed On the faces of those farmeri' and wives was a written de- termination. They are in a. flrhttng mood. They are feeling the thrill ot the power that has been lying more or leal latent these many years. The movement was inevitable. It was not altogether the war that did it al- though it was the war tliat hastened it. It is long-delayed outcry against old systems, old ways of doing things. has President Wood back of him. if the Medicine criterion. They believe Pat Bunu Says it Will Mean More Than Removal of Embargo MONTREAL, March Burns of Calgary, one of tho best known cattle men in Canada. Inter- viewed Saturday on tho subject of the against the exportation of Canadian cattle to England, pre THE WONDERFUL FRUITfDICINE Every Home In Canada Needs "FRUIT-A-TIVES" To those suffering wilh Torpid Liver, Constipation, SfiiJk of Nervous Ifeadackfs, Neuralgia, Kid' mty Trouble, Rheumatism, Pain the Eczema and otktr "Fruil-a-tiTM" (fives prompt relief and assures a speedy recovery when tlio treatment U faithfully followed. the only mfiiicint made front the medicinal principles of apples, oranges, fifes and prunes, combined With valuable tonics and antiseptics. 60o m box, trial siie, 25c. .it dealers or sent postpaid by Limited, Ottawa, OnU dieted that the shipping of cattle on, the fanners i the hoot W0utd he supercedeft in Can-i That much is certain Wltl.fn the -next ten yearg tho- Hat convention s a shipping o( drCsseci meat9, the matter ,r UnKairu in hlo irtoa I Fear Stoppage in his idea of the group or class movement. They nominated a candidate who is strong- ly imbued with this philosophy. Presi- dent Wood may ho a theorist, a dream- er, a prophet or what not, but he has the essentials of leadership. The farmers have confidence in him. His name at the convention was enough to start a demonstration. He may clash with Drury and Crerar who hold to the "opan but in taking his stand against the general Invitation i to conversion and adoption into the new fold he is ot a shepherd without They are known to have driven their weapon through the copper eheithlne. oak-plunk, and timber of ships to a depth ot nearly ten inches. 4. First used as a contraction ent oa a large seals is assured, it is highly important that ths soundest knowledge of Irrigated farming should be spread broadcast. Irrigated farming has its problems like clry farming. On irrigated land we are ahvays assured of a crop, but there are frequently-obstacles in the way, of making this crop profitable. Help-; of New York, and in 1813 tho Massa fill co-operation on the Dart of an ir- rigation authority might very quickly overcome these obstacles. It is frequently argued and with apparent wisdom, that most of our irrigated farmers are attempting to handle too much it would be much better if their holdings were cut in two. Again, our irrigated farm- ers are raising an increased amount of alfalfa each year but are not find- ing the market as ready to consume it as formerly. To solve this particu- j ond fancy work and pantry sale on lar problem, winter feeding seems to. Saturday afternoon. March 26th. The sustained him in no uncertain terms. There was no steam roller no machine methods at work. There was the phrase "tawdry lace." a shortened j a" attempt to compromise with the form or corruption of St. Audrey's or Dominion Labor party rey's St. Awdrey's lace. 6. In 1S10 a temperance society was formed at Saratoga, in the State I chusetts Society for the Suppression of Intemperance made Its appearance. These seem to be tha earliest organ- izations, though the device of a pledge of abstinence had been introduced in 1800. 6. The Persians. BARONS LADIES AID tive. Pres. Wood and Candidate Gar- diner are positively opposed to this. They want to pick their own com- pany. The convention was conducted fairly and opanly which is something H. me hod. when the delegates were pected to go into the convention ll being dependent upon the introduction of the right kind of refrigerator ships. The coming of these conditions, he said, would mean the establishment of large abattoirs at eastern terminals, where the cattle wonld be slaughtered and prepared for shipment across tho water. Action on Mauretanla ON BOARD STEAMSHIP MIXNE- DOSA, March Manning Dob- orty, minister of agriculture for On- tario, addressed over two thousand passengers on the Minnedosa on Can- migrants who are on board bound forj Canada. A resolution moved by H. Teare of Marquis, Sask., and seconded by Twos. Graham of Big Prairie, Alta., and car- ried unanimously, urged the British government to remove at once the em- bargo on Canadian cattle and express- ed thanks to Hon. Mr. Doherty for his efforts on behalf of the Canadian peo- ple to have the embargo removed. was decided that a wireless mess- In Mines in G, B. LONDON, Mar. of work In British coal mines on Thursday day when thc gov- ernment will pass control of the mines back to their private own- ers, is viewed as a possibility here. Conferences en the subject have failed to suggest a comprom- ise, but owners and miners have submitted their reports to the gov- ernment. It Is expected that the renewed negotiation's will begin on Wednesday, TABER RESIDENTS IN MOVING MOOD (From Our Chvn Correspondent.) TABER, Mar. Spring' moving is now epidemic, the kind where you wrap the, mirror in yo.ur best silk Hon. Arthur ing not their mouths, vote as the i bosses dictated. This sin has been j BAD MAN FIGHTS rampant both In Canada and the I United States. Does the farmers' sys- ANNUAL SALE tem o[ battling in the open, It waa introduced and wholesomely, at tha Medicine Hat convention spell the Ig- noble death ot machine methods? II embodying the resolution aml Iet i( at that- Herf> are the Canadian Press Limit- a (ew .samples. G. Pek having AGAINST ARREST IN vacated the Pioneer office building, to visit his Northern Ontario tarm near Englehart; A. E. Toiton, has moved in from the Beck house; Geo. Bedell taking the latter. Tho residence oc- (From Our Own Correspondent) BARONS, March Ladies' Aid of Barons church held their sec- cupied by Bedell has been rented i to A. V. Smith, of the A. P. Elevator I Co. D. F. McCrea, cashier at the VANCOUVER, March on freight office has removed his captors with a revolver na he rs.n, quarters to the Jensen house south t does, then the farmers hare already O'Brien of Toronto, wanted by! of the depot, Mr. Jensen being in the achieved something. CANADA'S SERIOUS RAILWAY PROBLEM Last week in the House of Com- mons, tho Liberal lender in an amend- ment which was moved on a motion to go into supply, laid down the gen- eral principle that it was the "undoubted right of Parliament to "have information (except when "of a character) in rela- tion to the management of every da- Apartment of the public service, in- "eluding the Canadian National Rail- "ways, whether operatipg directly "under the control cf a department or "under corporate form." This proposal is likely to appeal to j the general public: ;is sensible. It willj be hard for them to understand why the Government rejected it. Tho Premier treated it aa a motion of non-confidenca. This was not the view taken by Mr. C'rerar though he opposed the amendment. The Pro- grcssivn party loader claimed that it would be unfair for the business of the Canadian XnUuual Railroad to bo exposed to the public cyo. It would place ita business secrets in thc pos- se.1-: sion of its great competitor, the CaiJiuiifin Pacific Railway. Undoubt- edly that is a good argument, but wo hardly think it will satisfy the people of Canada, who, facing an astounding deficit in ihe operation of tlio govern- ment want to know wholher thesu lailroails am being opGratrd wisely or nnl. This they can only find out by obtaining all tho facts and If the facts and figures are refused, then the people are hound to suspect that something i? wrontj. It! is often charged thnt Unjre are in-1 dividtiaJs associated with the direction of the Canadian National Ralhvays; who desire to prove that government; operation is impossible of ini order that these linns may pass back into private One thing is absolutely certain at any rate, and that is, people have lost confidence in tho man-i ag-ement of the National Hail way tern, and they feel it would bo if men who were not associated withi the old Canadian Northern wore placed at the head of thc Nation- al Hallways. The charge is uiado in Easlrrn Can- aria, that our railway losses are duo to over-building of lines In Western; Canada. As far as thc Canadian Nor-j them end of ilie National Railway systain is concerned, it is quite safe to say that the bulk of Its linos in tho prairio provinces aro profitable. It Is EiiffcrinK its groiUfist loss by tiie of thc line through the. bar- im The speeches of the nominees show- one thin.- necessary The campaign i was not as a3 j ed thought, studious, intensive us one tiling ne uimimitu weather was concerned Thev were not bolshevik to promote dairying would also great- ,ould bo Dut splte of VeV were in a ly help. the ladies forged ahead and had a some of feT0iuti0nary, if by It might be a good idea at tha pres-1 splendid time. The wirk was divided that we me__n Breaking with the past. 3nt moment to have a survey of the with system and order, and all But eyery one o( the gpeeches was a well throughout. Mrs. L. J.; ip__ discussion of nres- Coalclale district, and ascertain from Gantron was in cnarge 0( the fancy j diyproblems the farmers the obstacles that face work, Mrs. J. H. Welsh the pantry them in connection with farming on i Mrs. McK. Welsh in charge of the; Again, the fanners did not come to; nrin- farmers have; ini.r-rosts of tree planting, j thn ubserva'Jon of th Shurford Ailvncalo is worth noting. It: under the instructions of '.ho iliat th.! State Forestry Associa- ilent. v.-hich has naturally made thc I the conHdfince tlon. ?iibjc statoi nearl shown p i in me by letting me zo alone and on for ininnlK investigation mv to Washington." said Mr. in n formal report that forj nebs, "and I enjoyed the trip. I'm hundred yearn I Roing back to be a good convict nil paying tribute to oilier i Slates for lumber that could and tilutuld be grou'ii within lier own bor- ders. It costs between three and lour miiiion dollars annually merely for the I'reitiiit on such lumber. UNWORKABLE Maoon, Ha., has enacted an antl- liirting ordinance, making H Unlawful lor wicked men to converse with liiako signs tu whool or cflllaKi Immediately afterwards for the South. Mrs. Aspland was formerly Miss Alston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Alston of Thc young couple! will make their honre in Barnwell. j Mrs. Margaret Fletcher was sur- prised by about thirty-five ot her friends on Monday night, March 2i. F The family were enjoying a quiet] birthday dinner when Mrs. Fletcher's friends, to the lumber of thirty-five. surprisingly walked in. The evening war, enjoyably spent In games, etc. A very excellent lunch was served and all present spent a good, sociable ovening. Mrs. Ray Smith was surprised hy a number of friends on the occasion of her birthday on Wednesday, Mar., 23. A pleasant and sociable time waa f had by all present. Mr. Ray Smith, local carpenter, has the contract to build a three-roomed bouse on tho farm of Mr. Yarn Wool- ley, east of Magrath. Mr. and Mrs. Woolley will make their home on the farm. Mr. Smith also has the contract to build Mr. W. T. Fletcher's new homo. Principal .7. A. Mercer und Miss Zelphd Harris have been appointed delegates to th? teachers' convention, which will he held in Edmonton next Mm. Ida Wood and fatpllr left for RctUw on Monday, whtre she will lire for the summer. Mrs. Wood mov- ed to Retlaw in order to be nearer her husband who has nheflp much near that place. Mrs. Wood will be nilh or greatly miuscti In ..Xtfrath. Tor the :e ili'U Jut three or tour dhe has beta f WALES CHEWING TOBACCO ;