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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL TUB LOCAL WtWt WHIBB YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD m MOULD'S PAGE or uri LOCAL raws TUKSDAY, MAHC1I llttl SECOND SECTION LKTHBlUIKiE, ALBHKTA. SECOND SECTION PAGE NINE May Hold Another Bond Vote To Cut L N. Total Sum and Interest Rate Chairman Croft Says Matter Will Be Discussed Later With Government Will there bo another bond election In the Lethbrldgo Northern Irrigation district? Will tho amount of interest and the total anwwnt of Hie bond IHBUO bo re- duced Those are questions which will face the board of trustees of the LetlihrltlgA Northern Irrigation district In the near future. They will como up as soon as the guarantee leRlslatlon is placed on the book at Edmonton. Discussing them this morning, Mr. T. W. Croft, chairman of the district., ho had not given them much thought. Ho admitted the possibility of them and said nothing could be dona until the expected 'Ablation is passed. As soon as that la done he expects a conference will be held be- of directors and aa Hno a bunch of fellows as emu be fou-nd in any Rotary club. "The following personal observa- tions were taken during the of general procedure and discussions and which you will uleaie tako for what in your opinion, they may be worth, llotary Is out in the open and has no longer to be explained. It is what Rotary does that counts. 'By their works ye shall know them.' Rotary is a sflrioue nutter. Certain elements at evil are rampant in every community and must be replaced with good. Lofty ideals coupled with prac- tical effort, application and true Rotary spirit will accomplish this. "Bill Alexander of Edmonton, in his address, threw out a word of caution to the clubs lest they should settle down and become complacent -or as he put It 'At in Zion1 and take air of sort of 'better than thou' DO YOU REMEMBER? When Dr. Mcwburn made ;ill his professional culls on horan- back When Fifth Street was called Kound Street? When John Silver raised famous .bushel crop or a low miles casi of IxHh- lirldisu? death us." Mr. FiiIrflGlil not know where to lind recounted transition periods which led up to the present j day state of affairs. Ho traced tho growing freedom nf mankind through- out tlia years and introduced his sub- ject. Ho was chairman of the busi- ness topics portion the evening's proceedings. The fundamentals of Rotary, he said, will go u long way in working out of the present day world difficulties. tween the board of trustees of perfect as it were. To counteract district and representatives of the pro- vincial government to go over the business of the district and just such questions. Tho bond bylaw as passed states specifically that (ho interest must be seven per cent. Should.the guarantee this, I would say public worship on Sundays supplemented by strict at- tention to business and divine serv- ice all the following week. Good Attributes "Optimism, faith, hope and courage are good Rotary attributes but. our of the province make the situation j optimism must be orderly. We must such that it would be advantageous know why everything is ail right. Con- to offer the bonds at six per cent, :structive citizenship is the dominant Uotarian Closer Co-Operation CUTTING STREET RAILWAY COST Tho now automatic equip- ment for saving attendance at the sub-stations on the street railway system, by which Com- missioner Freeman hopes to cut down expenditure, is now installed, and is operating very satisfactorily. OIL DEVELOPMENT Cat Two Inches Fell Monday Night LocaJ Cngloms. Qdicials Made Soil Drifting Reported In District Announcement Facilitate Work Monday night snow ft-H generally all over the Lethbritlge division of I the C.P.K. and it matin March a fairly All over Canada the f'nstoins dep.n-r. mont absorb the Inland Revenue wet month, nrenDitiHinn being slight, j 'lei'artment mi April 1. it wna annoiinc- .bow the normal. The total lor Lethhridgi; thi.s morning. Tti LcthuridKe office of the Inland Itcv- :iarg e of Mr. Onvies be absorbed by the Lcih- anil the precipitation of last night was prmg seeding, weather during for which they are working they j day night was not freezing and there would be able to give better service, i is no obstruction to tho moisture He does not want to see conditions I sinking in. It will do a great deal of the world return to what they were I of good in the district. The storm before the war, because from out ol1 was of the freak sort, the wind sud- those conditions grew the bloodiest j denly switching about u p.m. Mon- war of all history. He drew a word day from southwest to north bring- picture of the conditions then when he stated that businessmen were try- ing to make as much as possible for themselves and the laboring classes were to do' the same. When have been in the matter of the down- ward revision of wages and tho cost of material. However all these mat- ters will he considered by the confer- once expected when every, point of law will be thoroughly discussed. Rotarians Hear Their Convention Delegates' Reports Pres, Porter, Peter Lund and Hugh Crawford Tell of Ft William Doings able to satisfy their wants with their j then a new bylaw, Mr. Croft note. The duty of all Rotarians should the businessmen found they were not I will be necessary. j be to Tote intelligently and with con- Conditions have so changed, he viction and to contribute their best that it is not unlikely that all thoughts and energy towards all pres- the money cqvered in the district's i ent day problems. Too much is being bylaw will he1needed. These, changes said today about the rights and privi; ing snow with it. No soil drifting is reported in this district. Soil Drift Near Regina KEGINA, Mar. arriv- ing in the city today report summer- fallow land to be drifting badly in tho own efforts they started to make more j that ,is sweeping the prairie from the product of the labor the northwest. Many declare ed by them. The laboring classes Ithey cultivatq summerfallow this leges of citizenship and. too little is said about the duties and obli-l have boan trying to obtain u larger share of the results of their toil. He advised businessmen tu hold con- gations of citizens. Rotariana should j ference with their explain their plans aW seek suggestions from use ijieir influence at all times in Directors were nominated, reports of the recent conference in Kort Wil- liam and Port Arthur and talus on business ethJcs tilled the time of the meeting of the Lethbridge Rotary club Monday night in the Y.M.C.A, President Sam Porter, Hugh Crawford and Peter Lund told of the conference and William Falrfleld, Superintendent Hodgson and R. .W: Greig talked on business Those nominated for positions of directors were Harry Clarke, Bill Craig, Bill Fairneld, Sam Porter, Peter Lund, Tom Sidpath. Colin Mac- Kintosh, John Bass, Jphn Dow, Joe Bawden, Arthur Baalim, John Rivera, John Torrauce, Bob Barrowman, Bob Greig, Ken. Reikie, Elmer Aineworth, and B. B. Iloyt. From- these nine will be elected one month' from last night and those nine will elect the presi- dent for the following year and will appoint the secretary. President Sam Porter gave a gen- eral outline of the program of the conference. The business and social activities took the delegates from Fort William to Port Arthur continu- ally. The arrangements for catering were excellent and the combined club ot" Port Arthur and Fort William to great lengths to make the visit of the Rotarians one Iqng to be remem- bered, i However the small turnout was appointing. Arrangements had .been! made on the attendance of the prev-! ious year, when tilose to seven bun-i dred Rotarians with their wives wont to Calgary. The armouries proved to be too big for speech making, the speakers making themselves heard with great difficulty. Mr. Porter an- nounced that the next conference will likely be held in Reglna. Two Conferences Hugh Crawford reported on a round table conference held on education. The matters he brought, before the meeting were nf interest only to the Hotarians as they dealt with the con- ducting of meetings and the stimulat- ing of interest in thorn, as, well as the developing and encouraging the j true Rotary spirit. The report of Peter Lund on round j tublc conference on boys' work was of'more interest to the public. This j was the first conference attended Mr. Lund and lie told his fellow mem- j bers lie was puzzled at first as to how ho could bring back to'them matters that would he., of benefit. He told of thn account given at the confer- once by President Sam of the doings of the Lethbridgc club during tho past i year and said that this club need not be ashamed of its record. Mr. Lund received a compliment from former governor for the j Bplemlid record of the club. Gover- j nor Jack said, "Peter I don't wonder; that you are proud of Sam and the nnllre membership and tho record of club." Mr. Lund in his report continued: ''This is the message that I want to while it may seem at times that progress is slow and dis- j appointing we have, nevertheless, I made splendid progress and given pood account ot ourselves. We have t.ho best president and secretary in dlitrict, the subjtantial board creating clean and orderly surround- ings, clean and wholesome topics for j discussion, a high order of thinking and living, all of which will greatly as- sist in solving our health problems. "Rotarians should support all or- ganizations and movements, that have for their object higher idffals, loftier purposes, whose aims are for the gen- eral betterment, comfort, security and happiness of mankind, Rotarians should not convey the idea that their club exsists 'or the purpose oE solv- ing for the community all its petty ilia and difficulties, but more parti- cularly to see that all bis and worthy movements for the welfare of the com- munity are put orer the top success- fully, particulftrly projects that- have for their aim the welfare of our boys and girla. Beys' Work "Rotarians should use their in flu- 1 eivce toward the establishment of I closer relationship and clearer mutual j understanding between school 1 ties, teachers and parents, boys' work being recognized as one of the out- standing activities. Proper recogni- tion must be extended to those who are given the responsibility of educat- ing and training in the schools. "The Great Master Rotarian, nearly two thousand years ago, when engag- ed in general service, said 'Suffer little children io come unto Me for of such is the kingdom of Heaven.' If wo heed the words of this, the great- est of men, all -little children are equally pure. U is the environment, the surroundings of carnal, vicious, sordid, mental suggestion playing up- on the tender consciousness of the year before seeding to prevent, seri- ous drifting. effort on the Lpthbriilgp Customs de- partment. A largor territory ui_' be covered by it in tho imr- iness of the Inland Revenue. announcement runcernhis tho boun- daries of (his territory will bo madu in the near but at presmii it More Jobs Than Men Today Twenty Vacancies Now On Bureau Books Appeals for farm hands are com- ing rapidly into the Lethbridge branch of the provincial government labor bureau, Superintendent Thomas Longworth said this morning. There is plenty of work on the books for those who desire tu go out on the farms ot" Southern .Alberta. Today nndfirtsood that much of busi-1 twenty Jobs ire looking for men and ness conducted formerly through ths no men are applying. During March one Calgary office of tho Inland Revenue will come to the LoHibrMiro office. Such branch. Customs of-'ico.i Blairmoro, CoutU, C.mlston ?nd Mac- Leod will be able in receive applica- tions for licenses handle.! by the in- land revenue, finely as manufacturers and sales tax aft'jttrs. Stamps for checks will lie sold by these offices. All correspondence for the Collec- fu'ty-eight men were hundred and given 'perma nent employment through the bureau and iue obtained casual Storm at Edmonton tor of Customs and for the Inland EDMONTON, Mar. nearly Avenue department, after April 1. m hour Monday afternoon Edmonton i ?louM he jessed to Collector of their men. Employees should enter! was rocked by a, blizzard fanned by such plans with a complete wind and blinding The standing of them and should be sympathy with them. Bob Greig: talked on business con- ditions as he found them. He dealt with his own line of sale grocery. He has never experi- enced such conditions as exist today. During the war the chief trouble was obtaining goods and now the whole- salers want to cut down their pur- chased. .The market is bad for them the way of them to make money. in I temperature was its highest point at o'clock yesterday Rfternoon when it recorded 53 degrees above zero. At 10 o'clock Tuesday morning the tem- perature was recorded at 25 above while wind from the northwest was still evident at times. Answering his wife's demand for temporary alimony, u Brooklyn, man accused her not only of chew- ing cut plug, hut o? smoking cigars She said she would quit both smok- ing and chewing if he would stop smoking cigarettes. work. In the women's oection twenty- nine women secured permanent work and twenty were given casual work. T.'.vo men and one woman were sent into the district from Calgary, one woman from Winnipeg and one wo- man from Swift Current. In the women's section considerable work is waiting for applications. Jobs are open for a dining-room girl and chambermaid, with salaries run- T, ,r ining between and JT month; Cartes land was closed last week, thi patients being transferred to the Creek Field in Montaiu Now Has 20 Wells Producing Customs and Excise. i" Carville, La., colony. between and a month; for fifteen cooks with salaries between and a month, and for five Spokane Contractor in City to Get Information on Which To Base Bid .T. D. Porter, of Porter Brothers, contractors, Spokane, is today mak- ing his second visit 10 Lethbridge to Investigate the Lothbridge Northern Irrigation District. Several weeks ago Mr. Porter was here and went over the district with a view to ob- taining information that would assist him in bidding for tho construction work. child that needs to he removed, lest] Today he has with him W. C. Tay- it commits murder because it was of Spokane, an engineer. They murderer from the beginning. Rotary iwere "P to the offices oE the district must do its share in purifying