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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT rilE LETIIUIUDUli DAILY FllCR.'VLn SN^DNESDAY, MAY 8, lOI^ New Illustration Plots To Be Started in S. Alberta "This is tho eleventh pliice 1 hnvo YlsUed In tho past week. coverinK tho territory nil the way frnni Moose Jaw to 'Pincher Creek, nml t have yet to talk to a farni?r who hits not jnore land seeded than la.M( m;\r. or ever hetorc. Thixt H what " have found to be the response oT the AVcslcrn Canadian rnrniers lo tho appeal tor greater production." This enconraRhiK Flatenu-nt wa-i filven Tho Herald on Wednesday morninK by .lolin Fixtor, superinton-dent ot lUnslralion farm plots for the Dominion Depaitinent of A.�ricnlture. and Indicates that the f'.rnior.s aro not worryinK over tlie Uilior .ihortaKe. "If t'loy will put tlio crop in. we'll Fee tliat they Rfl it off, ' said ^Mr. i'ixtrr. New Plots. Stipl- Fixier is in t^niitliorn Alberta Ti.^ttinp the llltistratl.iu plots in 'ih!.^ district, ami for the pnrpoae ot es-tahlishliiF: some more. Ono will be at lUerlav,' or on ilie Sufiiold branch ivc.-ii of there. The station at Majiy-berrif:-. h.Ts Ijcen given up ieniporar-Jly ov.-inK to the dcpartur,> of the owner of tlie farm for the tightins line, novrpver. Mr. Flxter expects to Jinvi- :i iiciRlibor tKl:e ii)) the work. .\ni'tiior plot v.-il! lilcely b> estab-lii-iioii in Voungstown. ^ " To Tile IieraUl Mr. K;.\;cr gave (tome very IntereaUng i^uts about t!\e s1uccs.5 of the illustration farm jschcme. which is nov,- In its third year. V.->tprdr.y he was at Madeod ^vb^re Norman Grler owns the farm � tin which the plots are located.' it is on tlie Mnclnnd trail nortli of the town, and yir. Grler. who is niattinf; a success of the work, has signs up on each field showins; what exp^ri-Bients are beins carried out. Last Food Will the War Scr\'e your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western Canada. The Cancdian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands $11 to S30 an acre; irrigated land up to $50; 20 y^ars to pay. Loan to assist r,et tic rs on i rrigated lands. Get full particulars and free illustrated literature from ALLAN CAMERON, Gk'I Ufl C.P.R. Ln* OCa 1st St. tait. calgary season, thftugh a comparatively poor season lu many respects. .Mr. drier had over 'M bnsliols of wheat to fhq acr? and (52 bushels ot pure IJannerl oats, while his Western Uyo Grass! yielded 90i) pound,^ of seed to Uiei acre. In addition he had one of tho| best staud.s of alfalfa, both in row.s^ and broadcast that one wouhi wAnt^ to nee. Th? Ranner oats, said 9upt. Klxter, aro grown from specially sel-;s return of $108 an acre, Supt. Flxter states that there is no doubt that the growing ot wo.stern rye grass is going to be a great thing for this countr^ owing to its value as teed for livestock and because it is a crop that always yields good ' returns whether cut for t'lltldeyj or kept for, seed. A large acrsage of fall rye isj also noticed in some parts. About Maple Creek farm th?re are some lO.O&O acres ot this crop this year. Mistake. ' Supt. FUter said that in his travels he had.seen Bome famlers who were not sowing their grain down to the molstur^, hiTpin^ in this^ way to saVe their horses. He warned- farmers not to make this mistake.  \ great deal of spring plowing Is being done on stubble for .seeding lo oats, and many other farmers are i;r?p3ring, now that wheat seeding i.^ over, to breal^ up new land to seed to flax, ''' Supt; F!.xter told of an experiment Mr. Gritr is carrying out at Macleod to keep summerfallow from drifting. Mr. Grler is a believer in early and deep sUmmerfallowin.g. and then keeping the ground black till about .�Vugust 1st, wften he..seeds alxiut three peeks of oats to IH? acre. Tl^s comes up. and forms .1 mat on top of the ground, doing �away with all drifting in the fall and spring. In the /j spring the land is prepared for any ilJjcrop in the usual way. � .\ new rotation being tried on the illustration farm plots is first ye?.r 'unimerfallow, second year wh^;?! , seeded with western rye grass, third 1 year hay, and in some cases fourili year hay. This rotation helps wondoiv,), fully to put fibre back into tho land and keep U from blowing. Snpt. Fixt�r said that the tractor had'not been widely used for the spring work in tho West but would ho used very extensively in summciy fallowing. Ho is watching devoloi)-Mients with* great interest. ASHAKPm WIIH SPEAKER Defies Speaker and Row is Hot Till Premier Interferes- Prorogue Mny 18 Ottawa, May's.-A sharp dpsff' be-between speaker and Sir Sam Hughes London, May S.-(Reuters Ottawa .Vgency)-.-Vccordlng to news received | from Kusain through independent . marked the opening of this morning's Swedish and Dutch channels as tor- ; pi-oceeillnKs in tho liouao. Sovoral warded from Christianin in a dispatch j times in succession Sir Satu wn.s call-to the Times, rumors of the over- ; p,) to order and finallv was threaten-throw of tlio Bolshevlkl government ; ^,,1 ,-|ti, "naming" if lie did not obey which have been current recentl>- aro unfouiuled. They probably arc due to the fact that the Boviet admlnlKtration is now moving In tho direction of greater moderation. The council ot national conlmlgsion-ers is now being compelled to tight the ruling ot the chair, Tho trouble arose over u motion which stands on (iio order paper providing that the liouse shall not sit tomorrow. Ascension Hay. When tho motion was repo/ted Sir Robert intimated that it was liis intention to the anarchists, says tho dispatch, just |-i,ring the matter up later after he had as Kerensky's government ' had to j ,, opportunity of discussing it with tight tho Bolsheviki. Leon Trotsky, minister of war and nin.rine, la advocating compulsory labor, resulting In friction with the anarchists. "I J. Hiwmm Lethbridge -n-a.s the first point in the west to boast a liuly ticket agent, who has now been in charge ot the C P. R. ticket office at night tor almost a month. Now comes another dcui'.rtment in which the C. P. R. is employing women, and that is as ccach cleaners. One woman has already been employed and it looks as if more would be taken on shortly. It is understood the C. P. R, is taking on no more men in clerical positions, with the exception of returned .veterans.' Women and girls are be-i.i;; given the preference. PROSPECTS A FOR IRE RAIN PUBLie AUCTION OF Pure Bred ihortiiom Bulls MR. PATRICK. OF PATRICK & SON, OF ILDERTON, ONTARIO, .BEING CALLED EAST. I HAVE PURCHASED THE BUNCH OF BULLS HE HAS HAD ON EXHIBITION AT LETHBRIDGE. AND Afkl OFFERING THEM ALL FOR SALE BY AUCTION AT RINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA, ON Saturday, May, 11th 1918 Sale Starts at 12 o'clock sharp, Apy one wanting an exceptionally fine a.nimal would do w�ll to atte;id this sale.  Bob.. 112397. red. born Feb. Ist. 1�16. . Victor, 116411, red with white, born Oct. 10th, 1316. Prince, 114992, roan, born Oct. 31,,1916. Goldnuggel, lisr>62, roan, born Oct/1st, 19U, Red Star, 11S179, red, born Oct. 30th. 1916. Gold King. 118955, dark roan, born Dec. 22nd, 1916. Billv, 113742, red star, born Nov. 3rd, 1915. Brute, 119644, red. born July 20th, 1915. Bettermade, 11S2S4, red roan, bom Dec. 3rd,' 1916, Red Prince, 114348. red little .white, born Oct,. l*th, 1916, � Bandaman Prince, 114945, red, born Dec. Cth. 1919, . Scottish Duke, 11157S, roan, born Dec. Sth, 1916, Prince, 11319, rod, born, .�\pril 1st, 191ti, BULLS CAN BE SEEN AT BERRY'S LIVERY BARN, PINCHER CREEK. E. C. PECK, Owner , J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer I With the skies still lowering and ,1 cold wind blowing from the north-i east .there are indications that the ^ Irr.in which tell for an hour Tue.sday ^ I afternoon will continue. Throughout B \ the south yesterday there were good j rains at many points. Clareshohn had the best record with a steady~down-I Jail from / one o'clock till five. At I .Macleod there was a good rain, to-'� gefher with wind and snow. Along the Coutts branch all parts were '. visited, with Warner receiving a I heavy rain'which put the roads in bad shape. There wars a good rain at , -Manyberries, with light showers at \ Foremost and Nemiscam. Vulcan, I C'armangay and Xobleford all receiv-I ed nice showers. At Cardston there was considerable snow, the Cardston 1 train coming in this morning with I the coaches covered. Old Probs says "fair and cool today and .on Thursday with frost Thursday night." the/leader of the opiiositlon. Thero was two alternatives, he .said, either parliament must prologue not later than Saturday, the olt^htecnth, or thero must be an adjoui'nment till August 1, Thero was no desire to curtail discussion, but unless nroiogation could lake place by the 18tl� it would bo necessary for raenibeis to come back. Referring to reports which had appeared in the press. Sir Sam asked, it it was the intention of the prime minister to proceed overseas with the other members of the (-.ibinet. He wouU like to know for what inirposo ministers were going there and wiiy the business should be held up. The statement that the prime minister was not going. Sir Sam said, had appeared in the prime minister's personal organ, the Ottawa jlournal. /'AVill Attend Sir Robert repK^l that it was hjs intention to attend an Imperial war conference and he believed that ministers from other parts of tho Empire i iiad already started. Correspondence so far that was not of a confidential nalnra'would be brought down and it was the Intention of the prime minister to be present. Sir Robert further challenged the statement that the newspaper was "his personal organ." Sir Sara was proceeiiing with further remarks when he was called to oiMder by the speaker. As Sir Sam did not immediately take his seat v.hen the speaker rose, the .speaker called him to order-tegain. "The honorable gentleman must be amenable to the rules of the house," declaied the speaker. "He is not in oi'dfr in entering into a discussion." Sir_^ Sam arose again and declared that ho had been cb.iTgcd with mnk-liig a .Mlatoment which was not true and that ho was rising to a question dr privilege. "'I'he point I want to gin is thill," Sir Saitt went on. "la Cuu- ada not going--" Called to Order 'Tho honorable gdntlcmun is out ot order," the spnakor repented. "! am imt out ofS'order," retorted Sir Sam. "Tho honorable gentleman is not in order," persisted tho speaker, as Sir Sain remained on IUb feet, "I purpose to ask the oueslion." Sii-Sam continued, "with all due regard to the chloroform that is being applied here." "Order, or'dor," the speaker broke in again. "I must ask the honorable gentleman to rlisuine his seal." > As *lr Sam ant down the speaker continued: "If by using tho word-chloroform the' honorable gentleman Ir referring to the chair,, I must ask him to retract tho statemiuil." Sir Sam was contlnuinK w^Ui his remarks when the speaker iifcaTu interrupted "it the honorable gentleman is using the word chloroform In referring to the chair, I muBt ask him to withdraw his statement." "I will not withdraw the statement," Sir Sam hintedly replied. The speaker: "If tho hoiiorublo gentleman persisto, 1 shall name him." '"I wllljiot withdraw the statement," Sir Sam ""repented. At this point the prime minister interposed with the remark, that there was no intention of charging Sir Sam Hughes with having stated an untruth and Sir Sam replied that he accepted tho expld^iatlon. Sir Sam then went on: Called Again "It is not the prime minister's intention to discuEs witii this house and the country the questions wliich arc going to arise over there, as to the future of this country, in regard to the Empire." "Order, order," came from the speaker again. Once more Sir Sam was attempting to proceed with his remarks when the speaker cnlled him t'6 order,. "If," said the speaker, "tho honorable gen-tinman does not make himself amon-nble to tlic constlttitcd autliorlty of � he ehair, I shall be conipollod to take proper measures to hoc that he does," The speaker added that Sir Sam was not in order in nttompting to make a Btatemenl at this juncture. Sir Sam: "I luive to ask tho prime minister a question and I purpose to ask him that question: ia It his l�-tf-ntlon to bring before tho house the (iuos�tioii--" Sii Robert Borden: "If the honor-abl' gcniloman will put his qunstlou on tliti order paper it will bo aniiwcr-ed " . :  And the' house resumed the debate on the budget. 'Women conductors tvil be Intro-dticod on Toronto street cars th-le summert jSitii,!.; HUNS DEPORTING UCJ.TIOI�t.tl�. I used to .siMTer with' weak'.luiig-s, smothering spells and slck-hcadach^w, hut since 1 huvo lalo-u vliii above moiilluucd laedlcines ih(i�() conditions have left uio ( ".Such rncdicliics as Dr I'ierco's are worthy of pralsn aad I.am very glad I'o u