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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta HERALD mrii        CAuaetrfMfLEs Cue of O. B. Le Bdrre Reaches iiteihbridge I^^drthern Office- ;Loc�I of United Farmers Take I 1 Up Action of S. S. Br ThoKeho local of thft.Uttiteia Farm: er�i;,QfAlbert4 have taken lip*the complaint of O. B. Tr^Bltorrei Vlilijh ia-tio' Mie oMect tljat the Soldier-�etia�mtent Boanl In, CalffAryw.Ul not,grant loans on land included..-in ytK�!L�thl>rtdsa North�tn Irrigation tWatritt, because th�y (tlio momJiers of mo S. S. B.) lear tljat tlie dif?t�-ict U likely to go bankrupt. Mr. George.Chow, a meni-ber ot the board of u-uetoos of the lifiithbridge Northerm In'lgatlou District, t^lfl morning statedtliat it is'lm-!p08stbl� for -tha district to go bankrupt ibocause the govenHnoitt has plakjed itselif in. such a position, fao , believes, that It haspmctlcany.guar anteed that lit'.wlli not allow the die trlct to be* sold out for th0 bonds. This ciueetion was aired in ThefHer . aid ifloently by correspondence that pasaed between O. B. Ixj Bnrro rand th� g.S. b; ;-?j�)w It tumy otff'tHat " thoJaiid L/e Barre degired to purchase is nbt included in the irrigation-district and. therefore-i� not liabAo K.tb y Bel)BurB: In, the 4he:4Weat bale AtrSeor' Sl-lft-: gaible. It join* nijr (land, tout mine oaa-not toe Mgated. SoesAttae fact of tbe\ ditch runntogv^vji^ilnifOMjuartesr of: a mile aC my, Ifubd -iiiTolTje Ve.nn'any^-way? � I ., v ��  I have tried to make myself ctear^, and if you can give me any enlighten-^ meat on this qnestiou I w6utd>iapi>re-. elate it:^ ; JIOBBRT THOMPSON. Secretary-treasure!', Nfibletord. FoHowing la the reply: ^ Dear Sir:. -.'I, Tour Aivnr, undated, addressed to the secretary of .:t4ie Ijethbiidge Nortu-em IrHgatioa Otfltrtpt^ has ibeen duly received." '� You ask In regard to, (1) Wthafc lands arci liable-for Irri-gallon ibdnds ^itoa�e of foreclosure by ithe (x>nd holders. i- The only landaliabileifor.itihe bonds are those included In the irrigation district as erected iir aimended by or-der-ia-council ot the mbiister of public works. (2) In regasrd to-tbe %, Twp 11, Rge. 22, W-4th. /Nemo" liaa(#o:fcr done ithis during thla wring jri�i#a farmers, SnoTir and M4n: h�,T� iwartted the sowing of wh8^;'Saow,Mjl Tain, however, havo not ;Wtarded tto*�rowth of vegetation notH(impered.wlffi'lby human han^s.- Blood rooto.arc. now ibloawmlnc alow tho rlT�r 1��ks. Snow stwted to go off U^day. Flowers Mv. found .on %VM^r.\ Today tl.e la��^ mowerb a� tousjto^the grass te.4Jalf| Gardeis, and 4U throughout the^dty trees arato bad. ' j Yes, naitumcutoiher own i-oost, and sDrin�-is b�r�^ MAY lOTIf PUTS ALL EXPORtgftPUSES OUT OF BUSINESS IN ALTA. May lOthi ithe date on which the ex port liquor houses In it�o pi-ovince wUl Want To Malte Central and mgh School Sites Into Practical steps are being taken. Ao cirry'out the policy of closing that part of Fifth Avenue South which runs cease to bp'orate,'is looked on as the opening of a busy season tor the pro-vmclal police. These houses have to get .rid of i their ^supplies iljctoro that day, and they fear there will be a nuitubeir of cachee all over the prov oucc, witha boom in the trade of Ithe bootlegger who will seek to profit by the occasion.'., .^'f. � tiA9 CONTRACT FOR MANYBERRIE8 QA^ .......... ' �  W. A. Button, of WInmipeg, iBi''tho United States for a 1> CTMt deal of frei^t, it is ex-jpeoted, from Spokane and poiats along the Pacific coaM; > Th* cOmple:tion of this line 4 creaitly depends upon the labor :4 situation.  Not Enough Water to Irrigate All Land Wanting it in^ijtti Alberta and >Jorth Monfcl tsmm lOWMFOpmUAD, between Eighth and Ninth streets and separates the High School from tho Central school. A resolution to this effect has been submitted to the city council by the Public Schools' Board and action asked for. The same will come up for consideration. The proposal was flret'initiated by the local Qpuncll of Women, in'the view held that the thoroughfare, as at present used, is' a menace to the fn the reoent essay contest held by the Vancouver Sun, with a cash prise of-$25 for the winner, the successful competitor was John C. Oliver, a Leth-bridge boy and a product of the Letb-brldge Central' and High Schools. JohUi who is^Hfteen years of age, moved with his parents to Vancouver about two years ago^ and has been attending the Point Grey High School, Vancouver, shice September, 1W8. J. Russell Oliver, the father of the winner in the essay writing competition on "Vancouv^^;'s Future," will be remembered in the city, where he was for some time city clerk and later secretary to the/Board' of Trade. He is V 'OTTAWA, May 5-(By Cana-d�an*Press)-That irrigation'work in � northern' Montana will, be de- vprivcd of sufficient water to irrigate tern lands there, it the ALBERTA FESlfAL MUSIC WILieE HEARD INLETHBRIDGEMAY11 Knox Charch dhoir Will Sing Selections Studied For Competition Tjte' I/otbibrldge mueioal public is to be given an opportunity to hear a large portion of the.music to be performed at the Provinolal iMusical Festival in Bdmonton the latter part of May. E. F. JJaytoD. eboinnaater of Knox church, i� arranging a program composed almost entirely of festival mush: to be given In Kaoz. church Tuesday eTeuingi' May 11. Knox choir will sing mixed chorus,pdeces for large churah choirs, ^intermediate choirs, and ladieaV-ctLoroa. ..The United church choir will, sing the pieces for small %h\irch ctaoirst The seeded areas on the various farms vary from 40' to 300 acres. "Give us two weeks more of good weather and we will have a big acreage despite the delayed spring," he said. Mr. PoUIs Is in the city receiving medical attention . following- the lire the other morning. He is cblief of the volunteer fire brigade and receiv ed a nasty fall during the fight to stop the flames. ..J. ���--r-1-r- cTRIK? WILt(fSPREAD VANCOIIVER, May A.-At the labor temple today it was stated that Victoria bakers had gone on strike and that, with Vancouver, Seattle, Portland and San lYancisco bakers out, the strike chain would extend along the entire Pacific coast. ' safety of the P7'�'',;;;^�^"^!,*|'!LTrtf%ar;re as offlcimaiager as a playground, with the Motor traf ^McLennan. McFeely and Co.. Ltd.. flc that occasionally goes through it. The School Board considers 'that there will be no particular inconvenience occasioned to the public by the closing of the thoroughfare and in addition to removlnga menace;lin eliminating traffic, will prore a boon- in adding to the present cramped play-grdund space. , Heal Estate Agents Will Be Enlisted in Effort to. Dispose of Tliem The Commissioners ai'e considering the offering for 'sale of all property owned by'ihe city by tax sale purchase at their asBessed, valuation -according to the ttttistSt.revised: assessment roll. Theiti^jFipl^rJIiand pity'assessor will, be aslced to prepare a list of such prop-'drty. as soon as the scheme is decided on, showing the sale price. Copies of this will be,forwarded to all licensed real estate agents in tho clly with the information that five per cent, commission will be paid on any sales made. _ ' i The te'rms, as at present proposed, will be a minimum of an amount equal to the 1919 taxes, plus eight per cent, interest on all consolidated arrears,' plus tax sale expenses, plus cost of; obtaining, title, plu.s the real . estate .agent's commission, and the balaaca payable in nine equal annual iastal-inpnts. It Is further understood .that the city may, sell direct at the samei IH-ice and,on the same terms as thoj' agent's list shows. The plan is only a' tentative one and no deflnlte action has so far been' 'taken beyond the consideration of the s|imo. The proposal is cbusidered nee--essary in that it is regarded as desirable that tbe property named should *Le disposed of to individual owners so th^t l(.m4y-^gain^become tax producing. The property, as at present deter-miuedi will not be offered for salo at a lower rate than the assessed value, as this might have the effect of fdr a time so reducing values that the assessment might temporarily be jedp-ardized and owners suffer in consequence. CHINESE LOTTISRY CASE IS ADJOURNED Tha Chinese lottery case. In which John^low is implicated on the alleged charge of running the same, came up for hearing at the city police court on Wednesday morning and was adjourned to May, 10th. The adjournment was considered necessary through the absence of Detective Sid Wallis of the city police, who was concerned in the arrest, and who is now at Moose Jaw attending the Supreme Court sittings there as witness in the. burglary case in which Fred Whitney, alias "Kid Davis," stands charged with complicity in .the same. The trip of tlus jboard of Itrade to G-reat Falls on May 24 is arousing con-�sidera'ble interest in L/ethbridge and district. Mr. O. B. Edgett, -who is > 1 A PUNISHMENT TO ? FIT THE CRIME Chief Gillespie has a practical way of handling the *. "Weary Willies" of,the city �J�f who neither toil, nor spfn. He 'ii. gathered up a bunch of then! .?i" and straightway to6k them to ^; the Labor Biireau. Here they mer out in production. foi! McLennai^. McFeely and Co., Ltd., Vancouver.  _ - SPANISH MINERS STRIKE ALMBRIAi-,8ialn, May 4.-The miners in this regioh went on strike yesterday. LOT SEEDING DONE Nearly Every Fanner Has Some Land Cropped-^Acreage Will Be Large Farmers In the Carmangay, district nearly all have some land seeded already according to R. J. Follis of that town who is in the city today. irji.fi,.- .. ,i ,..,v.,4|5S ./claims of Canadian co1iJiA'el'i-ttW\!;f'?^(.ja sustained, is pointed out.by'jU4)|e?ispi - Will Ki. King, counsel fOr theltlnlt?i%| ed Staltes Pleclamattou Sonrtce, in ,, " the argument before th'B joint*? comraisBion on international wat-cj erways, now considering the di�:ii tribution of waters of the Stjtl Mar/'� and Milk rivers between Canada and tbe United States,;;; Canadian counsel, who are ncfW.^'J conducting tlieir ai'gument, clalm:^ that the treaty AVlilchapportlon^ �� Ithe rivers Hpeolfies that trlbutat/ ies oC the rivers should be,appoi"-"!. tloned equally between the twoV countries, and that certain tributaries which joUi the MUk Rlvier befwe it flows out of: Canada into Montana should .be, shared equally. As ithere is not enough i water in the combined streams to feed irrigation projects in both countries, ai'bitmtion becomes neloyed, produces pastry unequalled from Winnipeg to the Coast, GIVE THE FAMILY A TREAT -TAKE A DOZEN HOME TONIGHT. KIRKBY'S 6. C. SHORT MANAGER K ERR'S  ' -Dklly STORE NEWS Farina or Wheatlets; 6 lb. sacks^ each..............v. '�8o ^Hiite Rose Toilet Soap, 3 cakes for..................... 26e Old Brown Windsor Soap, four cakes for............... 26c Maple Sugar, 2 cakes ...... 15e Pilchard's, per tin i........16c Swift's Bologna Sausage, per lb........................36c Cooked Ham, per lb. ...... 76c Swiss Cream Cheese, p^ lb. 76c Chloride Lime, Bull Dog brand, 2 pkgi(............. 38e Mother's Egg KOodHes. 2 pkgs. for.............. 250 XHectric Soap Chips, 2 pkgs. 85e Royal Mayonnaise Oresslng, per bottle................... 60e Guava Jelly, 16 oz. size, each 46o NeilBon's Nut Milk Chocolate, half lb. cakes, each.....-40o PendrayB Tvnin Bar Castile Soap, per cake ......... lOo < GEO. KERR & CO. FAMILY GROCERS PMONE8-1463--t36� SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED mm A Good Supply of the Celebpted Green Label Line of Glidden's High-Grdde Varnishes These are for our use In contract work. One of the best on the 'market. Wehave^the exclusive agenc/for the Glidden Line. We will have more to say tomorrow.^ � The Pyramiil Decorating Go. 616 TWELFTH STREET aOUTH E. L. COPELAND Phone 1903 E. R. KENT Phone 1647 2-s-g- er ^ Cloucis Roll By, and April storms are over, you'll wiarit to blossom out in your new summer outfit. Today is a good time to order. FOR SERVICE COLONIAL THEATRE BLOCK Care- Whether you eat or not, and don't know what you want, let our menu suggest-it will tempt the appetite. The Yale 212 THE NEW CAFE FIFTH STREET SOUTH This is . An Old Fashioned They're frankly old in style of cooking. The r flavor is that we re�, member as youngsters at home. A flavor of catsup is added to give them zesi. We put this in because we. always wanted a bit of mother's catsup when she baked beans for us. ASKFOR ACANOF QUAKER BRAND. HHIHI THE SLVER GRILL Service is what you get hei-e in its most pleasurable form. The food we serve is good, wholesome, zestful-the kind you relish and enjoy and it's only the food that you enjoy that is really nourishing. And it's not alone what we serve you that makes dining here sc attractive-it's the way we seiTe you. The courteous, Bollcltous attention, the varieity ot good things you have to choose from. Dining here becomes habitual. TherFs a reason. Let Me Save You Money On Your Fire Insurance! I HAVE THE LOWEST PREMIUM RATES IN THE CITY. STRONG CANADIAN, BRITISH AND AMERICAN COMPANIES-ALL GOVERNMENT LICENSED. �; R. J.Forster - Phone 1793 FOUR-PIECE ORCHESTRA DAILY 12 to 1:30 - 5:45 to 7:15 EVERyTHING OBTAINABLE PREPARED BY EXPERT CH^FS AT MODERATE PRICES. J.'L. MILLER, Proprlotof N. H. MURRAY, Manager uuiUuiiiiiiiuiitunnmiiimHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiuiuuuuui' AT NORTH LETHBRIDGE BAKERY DONALDSON'S GROCERY... 801 9th Ave. S. ECONOMY GROCERY ... 902 lllh St. S. D. & R. WILSON GROCERY, 1112 6tli Ave. S. E. L. JARVIS GROCERY..... 527 8th St. S. Crystal Dairy Pa.steurired ^iilk or Cream can be obta/iaod at any o� the above stores, or at our Dairy 531 13th' St. Soutb. Crystal Dairy Limited 73 ;