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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NSWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, MAY 10, 1920 LETIIPRIDGK, ALBERTA, SEVEN Crop Acreage Will Be Less Than in 1919 Indications Are That It Will Reach About Two Million Acres in Figures for Various Centres. From Information' given to the Her' nld this morning it is estimated that the crop acreage in (he LetbbrlJge district Y.-l.ll be !n the neighborhood of 15 per tent, less thin last year. Figures obtainable show that fanners rayei't to put acres inlo Brain Ihls spring. Of. this figure, wheat, oats and barley form all but acres, which Is put down for flax. Reports show thai seeding has start- ed In the majority of places and Mint it will lie in full swing practically all over the- dtslrlct today. To tho west of Ihc city it ts climated that per cent, of tho seeding is done. At Winton (aimers plan to put In 4.COO acres; nt Okotoks. 5.000 acres; ;it High River, 60.000 acres; nt Cayley. :10.0CO; Nanton, Parkland. 000; :Stavcly, 4.000; Clarcsholm, 000. and Granuni, acres. Ten per cent, of Ihc, seeding has been (lore ou the Crow's Nest sub division. In that district farmers al Kipp expect to seed 45.000 .acres. for Maraoch. Other estimates in that territory are: Macleod, 40.000 acres; Brocket, 40.000; Plnchcr. Covvley. 15.000; Lundbreck, Estimates on seeding done on the Alilersydo lino are to tha effect Ibat 20 per cent, of the seed is now in the ground. Estimates on Ilie acreage to be sown at different points fol- low: Noblefoi'd. Barons, 1 000; Carmangay. Champion, Klrkcaldy. 17.000; Vulcan, 40.000; Enslgc, Brunt, Utacklc, Ten per cent, of the seeding has been dc-nu to the south of the city. Krom four points estimates on acreage been received, as follows: Ray-1 nond. Maualh. Spring Coulee, and Cardston, Reports from the east Indlcato that 25 per cent, of the Reed Is. In the gn.und. Acreage estimates are: An- steaJ, Seven" Pe.-sons, 30.000: Bow Island, 60.000; Burdett, C.rassy Lake, 30.000; Purple Springs, Taber, Lethbridge vicinity, JJe'porls from tho Coutts line show that 15 per cent, of tho seeding lias been done. In this district tho lacd Is low. Acreage estimates are; Poults, Milk lliver. 35.000: .Warner, 45.000; New Dayton, Sterling, Forty per' cent, of the seeding has liwr done on the ilauylwries line, ac- cording to estimates ttndo. At Many. Ihe present building, which will ex- pire in Iho courso ol two years ou Iho debentures (or tho sauic- maturing. The is The suiu netx-ssary, with the -in hand, moving the shelter to congenial surroundings and putting up a permanent building suitable (or the requirements of an up-to-date character to answer its purpose. The building, it is enhmii- cd. will run in the neighborhood ot I and Is to be-in the Interests ct true economy rather tliau using the money to hand in what at. tcr all will be a policy ut palching up, with no iwrmeaer.t becetii thereby. mm. POLICE berries It Is estimated that acres will be. put into grain. Other "n are: Etzlkom, Foremost, Reports from practically all thcso points show that the- weather has been favorable for the past few days and conditions are fast approaching the Ideal. Optimistic reports arc plen- Chief Gillespie Submits Month- ly Revenue Was 5791. Tho report of-tho chief of police o! Ilic'clty force, for the month of April shows that there were altogether cases beard before tho city nia traic, distributed as follows: Crimiiia cede 33, liquor act Twenty-eight persons c-lly >vere nrrestet tlful. Estimates sown in 'follow: Manyberrlcs, 2.000; Etzlkoni, lOiOOO; .Foremost. 15.- on the acreage to ho 000; Coutts, 'Warner, New Dayton. Sterling. 1.800; Magrath. COO; Seven Persons, .WInnltred. 'Bow'.-.Island, Burdett, Grassy Lake. Eighty Men From Macleod Com ing to Help Stage 21th of May Function. I'urple'springs, Taber, 1.000; itrial for gambling and all were convictei and fined. There were three cases o theft, one of which was withdrawn (ive assault cutes, with conviction and fines in all instances; two wer arrested under the vagrancy act, v one convicted and fined and the case against the other withdrawn; both.! were ordered to leave town; there: was one charge for receiving stolen goods, and ;ho party remanded trial. Of tho 35 cases under the crim- inal code, 30 convictions were obtain- ed, two withdrawn, and one sent for Tho flavor of (ho of long ago will ts in evidence in the big sports day.tofoe held in tho city by tho Hud ECU'S Bay company on May There will be. in addition to tlie I oca division, n faig turnout of tho v'orce from Macleod. This will consist some SO men and horses. Arrange- ments" are being made in the loca Jjarracks to accommodate tho men and Local Mounlies at Calgary. In '.be parade, to bo staged in Calgary on Wednesday, TO cotnmemor ate the, 25th anniversary of the Hud son's Bay company. the local mounted polled will take a part, with tto pro cession, beaded by Superintenden Pciiiicfather. Sixteen horses wen shipped to Calgary 'or the purpose to including.. tbo superintendent1 charger. Lethbridgc, 10.000; Macleod, 500; Cowley, 500; Caylcy, 500. Motion rrom Ministerial Asso-, ciation Before Commissioners Supplementary Tax.-- At a meeting of the city council, -lield on Monday, a communication vras lead from 3. H. Lamb, deputy minister o'f the department ol municipal affairs, notifying that the .supplementary tax imposed for 1520 will in ono mill, T'ending revision by the assessment board in 1921. In regard to tho proposed regula- tions under thfe Electric Protection that tho secretary write the city com- missioners asking them to consider tho closing of the public cemetery on Sundays except in an epidemic or in exceptional circumstances; a copy of .bis resolution to be. forwarded to the city Tho matter was referred to 'the city, solicitor for consideration. Ice Cream Regulation. The matter o.c considering the ap-- plying of the Dominion statute io ihe making of 'icecream was referred to' the city solicitor. The matter was) brought to the notice or the council on the resolution passed by tho health board in conformity with the recom- ln the cases under the liquor ncUtyfc" charged were convicted and two dis- missed; in the charges for Infracting the by-laws convictions were obtained in all. The revenue from fines and costs, imposed amounted in all to divided as follows; Province 5361.50, j city Thirty-three horses were impounded during the month, with collect- ed for the city. Following arc Hems of moneys re- ceived by the oily for the month: :biC2nses poundj dogs Hues 572.75; making a total of {794.00. act. n meeting of the workmen's com-' mendations of the bulletin issued toy vensaliou board is Jlay 20th the N'cw York drug ami .pure food at the council chamber in the city of Calgary. Therp are a number of recommenda- tions, such as in rcgax'd to wires or rjuys crossing streets, that they shall not. less than 19 feet above tho crown of street or roadway; that al! hoard as to what should constitute Ice cream. Children's Shelter, .The question of instituting a by-law for the sum of for the build- ing of a new Children's Shelter, as recomthended by the Children's Aid running to ground anchors shall [Society, was considered by the coun- Ijo protected by approved wood with tho decision, so. far arrived Kiiarils; that mail 'boxes or other ob- structions of like nature shall not ho cllowcd on poles upon which men aro required to" work. With these there nre o variety of recommendations aa to circuvt 'breakers, fuses, switches, illuminations, danger high voltage no- tices, temporary guards when lines- men 3ro at work on polos or other where persons pass and witter injury from falling tools, ma- i.CTial. In the importance of these as-to regulations, jt was resolved that Commissioner Free- man nltenil the meeting on the date tiumcd. Sunday Funerals. It is proposed by Iho ministerial as- fociaMon ot the cily to discourage j Sunday funerals. In view of this the following passed was for-1 warded to the city council: "That In j the opinion ot Ihis association tho: practice or Sunday funerals Is mi-, except, in exceptional clr- (iimslsnces; and in view of tho ac- tion of St. lAugustiu's cliurcli, In clos- j ing Us cemetery to Sunday funerals, j I at. 1o proceed with it, leaving the so- ciety to issue propaganda as to tho needs of the sarre. So far as at pres- ent arrived at the annual charge if tho by-law is carried .will be a year without any additional increase ou maintenance ,ol tho. new. building when erected. At the present time the annual charge is fSOO a year on Royal Functions The Knabe and Willis PIANOS, During tht recent trip of H. H. tho Prince of Wales across Canada. PIANOS by tho 'Jelehrated Manufacturers were ised at tlie many functions. Not- ibly: Ho- tel, H.K.1I. Private Sitting Room, Banquet at Lookout, Citizen's Reception, Military Reception, Citizen's Ball, St. Jaines' Club Banquet. Hull, Vice Regul Residence. Ho-' tcl, 1I.11.H. Private P. K. Hotel, H.R.J1 Private Suite. Willis Pianos Limited Kirkby's s Superior It every one to dcarch for the. best place to cat. Let us snvc you Iho trouble df searching any further, lie good to your Inner man and call In at KIRKOY'S for a real satisfying meal. MEALS FROM 7.00 A.M. TO 12.00 P.M. KIRKBY'S S, C. SHORT MANAGER It's What We Serve and How We Serve You That makes it pleasant and attractive to dine here. Variety, quality, courtesy, all in the way you'll enjoy, FOUR-PIECE ORCHESTRA DAILY 12.00 to 1.30 5.45 fo 7.15 The Silver Grill CORNER FOURTH AVENUE AND FIFTH STREET J, L, MILl.tR, Proprietor H. MURRAY, BRANDON', Man., armers north of this city ha lowing above the ground. L. lanted 130 acres to Marquis wheat, onimenchig two weeks ago. Some this -wheat was showing on'e Inch PREPARING PLANS FOR PUMP HOUSE ADDITION Coffitabsloher Meech la very busy Uiose days on Ihe plans ot a now pump houso to ac- comniodp.te the Installation of tlie new pumping apparatus, iiy which the supply of water in the city 1s to bo srea'ly fm- pvoved.. The pump house will be erected close to tho river bank so tint (he wuter can to forced io the power house instead of reaching there by cravitatlon. with the accom- panyln? Inconvenience of silt- inff, as In. the present arrange- nicnt. avo one. Tho aerial league at Vic- has chargo of Iho flying on Vou- ouver Island and ihe municipality of ancouvtr U dolug considerable to as- 1st this luisiuiwb. Hans are being raatlo to t.-tcibtiHh a municipal aero- rome In the near future, J) irnndon Farmers Have Mani- toba Record, I5ut It's Behind SoiHhcrn Alberta's. Seventeen Aerial Taxi Compar. ies Incorporated in West- One; in This Citr. Lethbridse is hi tho limelight as ono of the centres for aerial taxi de- velopment In'western Canada. Th' prairie provinces end British Colum bia aro taking the lead in tho Domin ion In