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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATIJHDAY, MARCH 30, '1918 Vv ; uyniBnmGK daily iikmald P.U'-K SRVF.N I E rnwilciif. Mnrnoch oMhe Hoard of 'I'rade Ih leaving Ssitnrdny Tor Nelson to' attend an executive meeting of the Wenlcrii (.'aiindii. Irrigation iiHHoein- M- for mir ill I'm -!. Tlii- Inst. irrigation association eon-M'Mtlnn to be held In Lethbridge was in l!iIK. President. Miirmieh state* that if sufficient Interest." hi I he mill ii-r Ik manifested il might In1 possible tn persuade tlm association to hold its .'!!lj:i convention ill Lellibriilgo. Cor-tiiinly, lio sayn, therein nci iMstt-ii:t in Western Canada in which the farmers can si'd greater possibilities ahead for Ihc. furtlier line of irrigation. 'i'lin CP.It. irrigated lands in the (iis.lrict, T.'O,(Mid acres arc now all .,:old and. arc bring filled up this year liy i xperlcneed Irrigation fanners, many of them from Idaho and California ir-jigaleil tracts, 'i'hc extension of the I'.l'.ii. system to i7n,(ion acres around > : � " EMBASSIES LEAVING ? Hfockliolm, March ."{0.- - The ? Jl.ulliin ombasHy ill I'eli'ograd In (irlciiu minister to Sweden. The been In Finland for nevora! ? dayH, in reported to be return- rural municipalities and local improvement district.') vote in favor of it. This Is the result of three .sittings of the of agriculture of S. U'fl'ing-II. Mai-officials Farmers Arc Pleased at Storm Which Brings Moisture to Soil March came in like a lamb! March is going out like, a lion! After a rather windy eiiuinoc-ial period, the weather suddenly changed on Saturday morning about nine o'clock and snow began falling heavily. Inside an hour the ground was white with a. blanket, of Ihick, heavy snow, ami indications at noon ivere that it. w'oiih'l continue for some time yet. Word from Calgary in that six inches of snow fell during the night. The farmers who are in the city today are smiling. Many of them had guile a lot of spring: work done, and were ready to .start i;eeding next week, but. they are quite ready to delay a few days until the moisture sinks in, for if enough snow falls, taking the chill out of the air. germination will be very much better (ban it. would have been under ordinary circumstances. The Herald has beard of only one fanner yei, who has done any seeding and that is John Kopke of Picture Butte. He had bis seeder going for three days before (his storm. Heavy precipitation now will help to allay the fears of the. farmers that their lend was going to blow badly this spring. In some parts there have ! been complaints of fields bailly blown I but this was not general. Seeding i will be general throughout the south-' western portion of the prpviuce within j the next week. I tJio legislature under I well in conference with (! eolm. president, and other of tlie municipal bail board. The dividini; line between the two, sections Into i\ liie'i tlie province litis been divided is tlie Xorth Saskatchewan v.Mli the exception of tlie constituency of St. Albert, and parts of the ridings of Lac Ste. Anne. Sturgeon, Stony Plain and Pembina. In the section to which I lie act will aTfplj" a vote will be lalien at. tlie next municipal elections, and if -la districts vote for the proposition it will go into effect, hut after that if any individual wishes to withdraw lie, can do so by notifying the secretary of his municipal district. If no notification is received he remains in I'he scheme. Hon why it cannot lie manufactured here. Mult, vinegar and elder vinegar will both be manufactured, the raw uiiilorfnl for the JnUci- product being available in the apple, growing districts of Hrllish Columbia. The remainder of the brewery plant will be used for tin- manufacture of temperance beer and other temperance drliikH. The demand for temperance be",r has been very heavy this Bprlhg, last, week men than live cur-loadH being shipped. li is believed the demand wilV be even greater when the importation of liiiuor and malt ; p. beverages of the old Hibited as will be tl morrow. The local InT position of being flold oui blblt.ed product hel'oi hibillon era arrives. Today, and in fact week, the Dominion I' has boon overtaxed trying to'eope Willi file rush of business t.u 'he part of ' taudard is pro-">e after lory is in the of the pro- strict pro- rv dav this Co.. here DEATH PENALTY Washington. March Tin The death penalty for many acis of espionage will be proposed in l-gislafcni to be brought before cow.rcRS, Senator Overman, of Xorth Carolina, active head of the senate judiciary committee. Raid today after hearing le.timony of several government ,i;!-ni.s in charge of -nitI spy work. those who are planning against, the future by importing Hie mayimum amount allowed under the |;nv. A thousand parcels, a. day is not. th" record; rather II is the average. However nf. ter April 1st tb're will be no more importations. From ilie Pacific count, right down to Quebec ji will "be impossible to buy, sell or import liquor in any 'luaufifv. The iliirsiy one will have to go to .Woti'ana h"/caiter, and that refill!re.- a passport T E The Brewery Will Occupy Plant Now in This Manner Its ROPRIETOfi LOCAL - BARFINED $10 Mas Caught Distributing Real Hracers and Police His Bar Raided tniidenls of ilie lust days before the bouodry law goes into effect tire being enacted in the police court these days. One of these was tiie outcome of a little, game played by a iocul bin; proprietor who introduced some of (he real wei, goods during the week. Tlie news of the real goods spread so rapidly, and the biixIiiesM being done was so reminiscent of the palmy days before July 1st, lillli. that the city police smelt a rat and at the height of the jollity on Thursday evening, ('hler Hardy. Detective Wallis and Sergt. Bowkor staged a little raid. They confiscated a double-barrelled assignment of t-hirst quencher. J. WoiKlliird appeared irefore Magistrate Klton in tlie policv court on (lood Friday morning and donated $100 and costs to the public funds for the thriving business lie had built up during file week. This morning Alfy Ferguson, who was found by the A. P. P. to have, more than the allotted consignment in iiis cellar appeared and contributed end costs. , GRASSY LAKE ff-'rom Our Own CpiTei-pondentI Grassy Lake. March 25.-The trains were very much delayed Monday and 'fuesday. owing io washouts on the track 011 both sides of us. Tuesday we we were almost witnout mail, no train from Ine east till 7.">l) in the evening and tlie night, trains were eancel'.eil entirely, but the track was soon repaired and trains are on schedule again, Mrs. .1. IT. Watson went to Coal-hurst. Wednesday :o visit friends and returned Saturday. .Miss Gcorgio Wink of Glenurin, Sask.. passed through here on Wednesday and visited with Mrs. Scott, en rout 1? to Altorado to visit her brother. M. AS'. Wink and family. .Mrs. Logan left Thursday to visit her sister in Winyard. Sask. Mrs. Porcivai of (,'oalhurst il visiting Mrs. J. 11. Watson. The warm winds of the last week have dried up the ground and a few of our farmers are already on the land. The ladies of the Red Cross have worked faithfully during tlie winter months. Below we give an outline of the work. Articles made and sent away: 9 dozen cotton binders, 1 dozen manj"-tailed bandages. 40 pairs operation socks. 14 dozen pillow cases.- (i dozen personal property bags, 2 dozen flannel binders, ;i dozen wringers, 1 dozen aprons. >> Cash on hand. ?.l00.33. Paid out for material. JlOS.aT. Amount sent to Calgary branrh since Dee. 6, 1!�17, SillS.tiw. That the Lnthbridge Browing and Malting Co. will commence the manufacture of vinegar, now that the manufacture of beer stronger than that commonly called "two per cent" ceases was the announcement made to the Herald this morning by Fritz Sick, general manager of tlie company. The interior of the plant is being remodelled to provide for the necessary machinery which is now being installed. Vmegav is now being manufactured in Spokane and Mr. Sick sees no rea- Auction Sale Having Sold My Farm, I Will Sell By Public Auction 6n the S. K. Quarter of 19-10-22, 4J/2 miles north of Kipp and 7 miles Southeast of Nobleford. Monday, April 1st AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP Farm Stock, Implements, Etc. TEN HORSES-1 gelding. 12 years old, 1600 lbs.; 1 bay gelding? aged; 1 black team, 4 and 5 years old; 1 bay filly, rising 4 years; 1 black gelding, .'i years old;.! bay gelding, 7 years old; 1 brood mare. In y.nrs old; 1 black filly, 1 year old; 1 driving mare, H years old; 1 good butter cow, duo to caive April 25. MACHINERY-1 Massej'-Harris binder, S foot; 1 Massey-Harm binder, 6 foot; 1 Massey spring tooth cultivator; 1 packer, 12 foot; l^Cockfihutt sulky plow, 16 In. new; 1 Deering mower; ONE 1917 DODGE CAR, run less than 3,1100 miles.; 1 Champion hay rake: 1 Van Brunt se"d drill, doubje disc; 1 disc harrow, IB discs; 1 Stude-baker wagon. nearly new; 1 Bain wagon; 1 fanning mill; 1 blacksmith outfit, and tools; 1 rubber tired buggy; about 250 bushels seed wheat; about 700 bushels oats. Also complete lines of household furniture in good condition. ^ TERMS, HALF CASH. BALANCE NOVEMBER 1ST, AT EIGHT PER CENT. OR FIVE PER CENT, OFF CREDIT AMOUNTS FOR CASH. EVERYTHING WILL BE SOLD AS THE PROPRIETOR HAS SOLD HIS FARM. TERMS ON GRAIN-CASH. T. PATTERSON, Owner ' J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer An appropriation of 41.1 fili.l li-r>, as | charge of the Kalif.iv military din an additional contribution to the iirll-l triet lias been appointed chief med-i .h Hed Cross, was announced by the I ienl offii or of all tlie military Iiok-var council of Ihe American lied j pitais in Canada. Col. Hell did duly Cross a!. N"ev.- V'ork. Ti,o orig'iinl eon- In one of tlie Canadian hosphnbJ in tslbntion to the lied Cross. | France early in the war. i amounting to nearly a million dollars. I ---------.......------. v.-as made last. October Itev. A. Thornloc. formerly of -------------�.--1 Toronto, was inducted Into the pas-Col. McKclvoy Bell, of Ottnwn., who i tonite of St.. Thomas; Cresbyter^au lias been the iflen'bal office;- in j Church. Auction Sale OF FARM STOCK k IMPLEMENTS Having sold my farm, I will sell by Public Auction Without Reserve, at Sec. 8-2-24, Kimball District, 4 miles South of Woolford, 10 miles South-East of Cardston, 13 miles South of Raley, on Thursday, April 4, 1918 AT 10.00 A.M. SHARP HORSES: 1 gray mare. �! yt-vrv old; 2 gray mores. !i years, old; 1 gray mare. 12 years old; 1 bay man-, 10 years old; 1 brown mare. 7 years old; 1 sorrel niare, 5 years old: :'. Mack geldings. 10 years old; I black gelding, s years old; 1 black gelding, 12 ye^rs old; 1 gray gelding. S years old; 1 bay gelding. years old; 1 brown gelding, :'. years old; I bay colt, 2 year-; old; Z black colt'., 1 year old; 2 suckers; 1 sadole horse, 1; years old. CATTLE: milch cows; 1 cow with calf at foot; 3 3-year old heifers; 3 2-year old heifers; 4 calves; 1 '2-year old bull. HOGS: ii 2-year old brood sows; 1 S-nionth old brood sow; 2 8-month old boars. MACHINERY; 1 Kentucky press drill, new: 2 binders; 2 gang plows; 1 disc plow; 1 Barrow; 2 S-foot discs; 1 wagon and rack; 1 box wagon; 1 tank wagon and pump; 1 sleigh and box; 8 sets of work harness; 1 stack oat. sheaves. Some household goods and other articles too numerous to mention. TERMS CASH FREE LUNCH AT NOON CHAS. F. S1NDLINGER, Owner L. I NICHOLSON, of Lethbridge, MR, MoDONALD, Auctioneer Clerk 1 AUCTION SALE Preparations are heiiiB made at Pet-rograd for the exchange of German and Russian prisoners. Two German officers have arrived for that purpose. HAVING PURCHASED ALL THE ELDRIDGE RANCH CO. HORSES WE HAVE 30 Head Extra Good Percheron Mares All broke. That can be seen at BONNELL'3 BARN, LETHBRIDGE. We also have 10 head of good range mares. Most all In foal but not all. broken that can be sold at the right price. Also 25 Gdod Yearlings All halter broke and have been stabled all winter and are in extra good condition. Would like to sell before they have to be turned out. Bonnell & Luckey Livery and Feed Barn Lethbridge OF WILL SETTLE STRIKE Calgary, March 30.-It: is expected that the strike 0MI10 waiters and waitresses which lias been under way hero for a week will be amicably settled at a meeting of representatives of th* caterers, the strikers and the trades ar.d labor council, tonight. Imperial OH Company in Sarnia has decided to shorten the hours of its employees from twelve to eight 'jours per day. �. e 4 * o * MONTHLY BANK CLEARINGS * * --- ,* > Bank clearings for the month > f> ending today show a healthy * * tone iii' the commercial life of > the city. They have passed -�SPI * Hie ?3,000,000 mark again, ? and as they have bden stead- 4� il? climbing each week during > �fr the month it is likely that the * April figures will be still ? * in part responsible for the in- > > crease. The figures foi* March ? : were $3,253,1170 as against $2,- * � > 'JU7,0!17 for the corresponding ? AUCTION SALE TUESDAY NEXT, APRIL 2,1918 COMMENCING AT 10.30 A.M. ON THE PREMISES, 508 FIFTH AVE. S. FRANK WAPPINGTON INSTRUCTED BY THE OWNER WILL SELL BY AUCTION, AS ABOVE, A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS INCLUDING: Round solid oak extending dining table; set solid oak dining chairs; massive solid oak sideboard; oak secretaire; very fine quarter cut oak china cabinet; solid oak "rocker; solid oak morris chair; large rocker upholstered (in crimson leather; mission oak rocker; lounge; quarter cut oak pedestal music shmd; oak dresser with oval mirror; beautiful brass bed with coil springs and felt mattress; several small rugs and mats; carpet squares and good quality carpeting; Hall Safe; 3-burner "New Perfection" oil stove with oven; "Suporior Favorite" range in splendid order; quantity of linoleums; kitchen chairs;_washing machine and wringer; large oak hall stand with oval mirror; oak side tables; oak dressers and stands;'beds, springs and mattresses; toilet ware; blankets; quilts; pillows; kitchen utensils; pictures; glass ware; also one democrat; about 30 chickens including single comb Brown Leghorns, Buff Orpingtons, etc.; chicken coop 10x10; set of chairs; WAGON AND HARNESS, and SIX GOOD WORK HORSES 1200 to 1400 lbs. Sound and willing workers. A chance to secure a few good useful horses. PROMPT START AT 10.30 TERMS CASH AUCTIONEER'S PHONES 770-469 "WADDINGTON SELLS W'THOUT RESERVE" MARES AND GELDINGS I will sell by Public Auction at the farm of Geo. Firth, N. E. x/\ 15-8, 3 miles west and 3 miles south of Lethbridge, 7 miles south of Coalhurst, on Friday, April 5th AT 12:30 SHARP 21 HEAD OF MARES AND GELDINGS 4 AND 5 YEARS OLD, ALL BROKE, AND READY FOR WORK, WEIGHT 1200 TO 1400 LBS. TERMS WILL BE MADE KNOWN AT TIME OF SALE. FREE LUNCH L. I. NICHOLSON, Lethbridge, Auctioneer; CHAS. CRAGER, Prop. Auction Sale FARM STOCK and IMPLEMENTS ON THE FARM OF N. BROHMAN, E. 18-8-20, W. 4TH, 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LETHBRIDGE, 4 MILE N.W. OF - WILSON SIDING Tuesday April 2, 1918 30-HORSES-30 1 bay team, 5 and 0 years old, weight 2400, broke; 1 team, mare and gelding, 5 and 6 years old, weight 2700. broke; 1 black mare. 7 years old. weight 1200, broke; 1 brown mare, 6 years old, weight 1200, broke; 1 grey mare, 5 years old, weight 1200, broke; 1 team mares, 10 years old, weight LM00, broke; 1 grey gelding, 4 years old, weight 1100, broke; 1 grey gelding, 6 years