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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOURTEEN" THE LETHnniDGE DAILY HERALD' FRIDAY. MAY 14, Tolmie Advises Irrigation Where Possible in West OTTAWA. May (By ihe Can-, idiao was scanty the- house opcued today. Sir Borden was in his Ho only rfffiiiced a Cow moments. Al- ter a tew fonnit liad bten islred in to the tabling of ro- turns, Hon. N. W. Rowel! mored that llie do r.ot concur in amend- ments made iho senaio to the Ma- plo Products bill. The eroendmeats strike out a penalty clauso, aud amend a section EO as to proytde a penalty. Mr. Rowell remarked, boweier. that Mncndmeutj bs ineftectite to accomplish the purpose intended ted aparently had been made under a The motion for non-concurrence. TTES The Ixniee then jrent into eupply on the agriculture estimates. Agricultural Wealth. Grrinfi a brief sunres' of the agri- cultural situation in general. Dr. Tol- shox that tho estimate wus Dot An unreasonable one, ho gave urinal sta- tistics from experimental farms throughout, ihe country- There was au immense opportunity of even greater Increases through tho moiv irew use pf fertilizer. Alluding ta immigration officials and agents. Dr. Tolmie put la a etroiiR plea fur pctual workers aad iiifii of practical eiperiecco rather than what ho callod "soap-box orators." He also WAR TROPHIES ON THEIR WAY WEST War trophies for pities In western Canada, including LethbrJdgev-afe ou their to the according to uiioa received at the offices of tbt> local V. A. Xo.ileijn- tte word has beon uH-oketl as to juH1. giihs will "come c High Cost of Living Hits Polygamy in Persia Previous-Dry Condition of Soil Overcome and Bumper Crop Is Expected. CKKSTOX R C.. May dc- VKHBRAX. April wave tlm alluded to a certain typo of i Pulygauiy is dying nut in I'ersla. an- 11'1' llle ius' days of the arnoog agriculturists and pleaded for 5tabiHution ot thf hos and sbeop In- dustries in order to ultow Canada lo hold her place in iho world mar Ice is. Estimated fncrtascc. "After oa til sing publicity work on education toward Letter termto? mvthods, Dr. ToJmie eslitna'.eti that the increase of iu fielU crops with an of in livestock. wouM ihc total ousts, together wuh jealousy, whk-U is becoming more nu.rfced :i 'har.H-teri.5tic of Persian wives with tie pernieatiou ot Wosii'ru ideas and In the fiist. tlie custom of having family i A year agj the Porsiau govermntMit mn :ie sairi "the future was' indeed full of) Twr year to lvbich than oue- cromise. Tho total agricultural, tl health Canada was vtninialcd at Quarter oC the national debt per year. "Tho need of belter There were S3.049.410 acres of land under field crops in 1919 and tho valuo of tho agricultural pru- ducLs last rear was compared with the value oif the country's mineral weslth III ISIS and timber while (ishcries showed a total of Between 19U and there had been a most marked Increase in wheat crop acreage, lit acres -in 1911, and thus fhown and our work could be vastly increased along this line if we liad more said tiie miniver. One Instance quoted hy the minis- ter was thai o! a iarmer who kept -ita helated that fresh air and exercise were the only returns he sot tor putting his energies into bringing up stock of this kiuj. To offset this, he instanced the cjso of a cow that was bought by a -v.- 1 t Vi rt VWH lilt I Uiia uj rt S3, acres m 1919, thus Savins nearly man CoUltnbfa as a st doubled. The yield per acre had shown a fall- I and sold, after 10 years, with 515.000 to go to Pcnnsyl- Ins off. however. In the average vr.nia. Education and tho use of bet- n-as 20.SO lusbels an acre, while last her methods in this case meant au.iii- roar, ii went down to 10.25 bushels, j crraEo of nearly J14.COO to tills Car In 1915. s-UH an cicepliona! crop, tlie j nler Q-Jod wns not only eS' average went to bushels. isoiilial but good feedics also, he The minister ncil dealt will the Tajjed. jjreat TiMd for coiiservins Uie tertiH- j t> of the soil, pointing lo Great Bri- j tain as ono country wliJch bis j ed this necessity and had taken ade-1 quate sleps to deal ritii the situation; from the. irtr. I Tnere ivas today in Can.ida necessi-; ty for a rigorous and continuous cam- paign of education of belter methods of farming and tlie prime Importance of livestock. Better Methods. Dr. Tolmlo gave statistics showing that by tetter fanning methods. er result of greallv advanced oa Sunday nisht'to a four p.-ecipiiation for the Ua.vs' lour days bcujg almost four iucbes. While the wet spell lias held buck the' coming of blossoms it has niacie food any deficiency in the way ___ _ this ctiasgolhiis como and uot iu years has TVithta (lie past sli ir.onths there baro been, sovoral Mormon families movo in from Albertn and there is qntte a good sized al- rcaily. The Army officera of Cranbroofc and Nelson aHernalo iu giving Crestou taoetiugs at least onco a week. The north tuitty of tbe .Meroau- tilo tuiiaiBg ca Main strest has just been acquired bj- Bbattio-Oalway, Hd., and the contractor is now at work re- modelling its interior and com- pleted will bo occupied bj- the ftrui as a drugstore. This is the first break from tlw avenue busi- ness (or a location on the up- per side of Iho iract Hon. K D. Barrow, miulster of agri- culture; Davics. chairman ot the provincial land settlement board, and Mr. Bamari. a Victoria G. V. A. reprewntativc-. were hero the freefreml iu conuecllon with enunciat- IUE a new ic connection with th6 soldier settlement ire.'i at Lister. Tho visit was. eminently successful as a spirit of some dissatisfaction ot wetness. The rainy period it compulsory for .dopt a surname. before had ;iuy peoiile tn waB liite vrarni, however, and hay that flavo a name ia srowth during the period. board of trade meeting 'on night it was decided to do- :Ue lauilly, the upper classes possess-1 vi'D ing only one. A man, for instance. mijlit be called GbaKar eiuiply. ami nato a CUP for couijietiiion at ills sun Hassan ivith uothiaj to show fa" te as the board trade trophv, and the agriculture [committee wlll'desigualo tho section [and claSs in which it will be awarded. their relationship. HENRY ACQUITTED ras well as regulations.- making Uio competition President Constable aud NEW YOr.K. Jiay Police In- Secretary Hayes were named dele- specter IXiminick Henry, formerly gates to attend the East commander of the Tenderloin district. I boards of trade conference at Inver- today acquitted by order ot Judge j inr-re the latter part of the month. Mar been favored with sucb'a plentiful I baa, Utel5' prevailed is BOW reported as hiving no reason to oitst. School Inspector Culvert of Xelson was hare on Tuesday, when he made an official visit to Iho West Oeston district, where au application has just beon made for Uio establishment of a school.. After looking the situation over he appears tbe school should be provided, and if the depart- ment acts on his report it is likely Jie seat of learning will bo in opera- tion by September school opening. TUo very light snowfall the past winter is taken to indicate thst there will be little if any Hooding of the loiio ou a charge o( neglect of duty I The transporUtlo connection with Xew York's vice board of trade is li general increase in the yield per acre could bo secured without a fresh acre being sown. With an increase of three bushels per acre in wheat, sii in oats, iour in barley and 50 bushels increase per acre in potatoes, which, it was fair to could be obtained by better methods, an estimated annual increase from 'grain and' potatoes could be secured ot To Advocates Irrigation. Dsating rrwre particularly with the1 west, Dr.. Tolmie urged that where weather conditions enter, ed so much Into fafm prospects, the need fof better education was imperative. Irrigation should be carried on wherever practicable and found to be necessary. Touching 'on the baclv-to-the-land Idea. Dr. Tolmie Eaii the only wiy to keep' the boys on ihe farm was to make farm life more attractive. There In crusade, Tho judge directed the jury in the court of general sessions, which has bben hearing charges that Henry fail- ed to close hundreds of vice resorts ia bis district, to bring in a verdict ct not guilty after several character witnesses had testified and defense counsel bad moved to acquit. Friends of the inspector, the central figure in the war which Assistant District At- torney James Kmitli lias been waging against the police department, pressed forward and congiatuiated him. on committee of the was no such thing as a cure-all meth- od, but the young men should be ea- couraged to the limit. He also paid tribute to the women's organizations as a means of reaching the women on the farm. These organizations had already done splendid work. Dn Tolmie said he was cot in favor ot any policy which proposed to tear ONTARIO WILL LEND MONEY FOR POTATOES TORONTO, May (By the Can- ad tau associa- tions in the province whose purpose is storing and marketing ot seed and potatoes, will be able to bor- row money up to JS.DOO from the pro- vincial government, if a bill introduc- ed by Hon. Manning Doherty, minister of agriculture, yesterday, becomes ef- fective. The bill says the money may be loaned for the purpose ot acquiring quarters and equipment The loan must not exceed 50 per cent-of the one industry in order to build j value of iho property to be acquired up another. There ivas room for all The loan is free ot interact for two in this large country. J years and thec pays 6 per cent. THE "NORTHEAST PASSAGE" TRAVERSED BY NORWEGIANS Outline of ketound coast of Sibtria in Hussia, tho course planned by Roald AmuaiJEen. anil the. crew ot the in their dish tor the Kortli Vok1. The ship is believed to be frozen in the at tbo Aion Islands, await- ing the annual break-ay of ico Hoes that will allow its progress turther east and north. gueiice preparations are being made to plant tlie high spots aloug tbo river banlts to vegetables which attain a splendid growth there even In tho dryofit of seasons. From appearances there will b'o a considerable increase iu vegetable production this year, cab- bage and tomatoes predominating. S. ITaser, who has three acres under an overhead irrigation system, has just pulled out most ot his fruit (rees In order to specl.illso in early cabbage. SHOT DEER IN BANFF PARK; IS FINED JMO BANFF, Alta.. May Malcolm Amoss was fined ?300 or. in default, three mouths' imprisonment for shoot- Ing A deer'ia the llanff National Park. May 5. The killing of animals NO PLACE FOR IT Kooteoay flats this year and iu consc- in the park Is prohibited. (Indianapolis Kews.l -----The trial ot Rollln Buncb, mayor and llorscc Murphy, prose- cuting attorney, of Jlunclc, was on in ibo United States district court at Indianapolis, and.every day Mtmclo persons and others who wore ac- quainted with the rerasrkablo case came loo late to obtain scats' in court room. A Mnncle young woman, one day rushed Impulsively up lo. a man acquaintance whoso business took him tasldc tho courtroom, anil finding all Ihe seats wcro taken sho eiclaimed: "Oh, can't you squeeze mo ia he respoaJed gravely, "not in there." C: P. It. Supt. Maiiarg of Cra'n- jrook at tho end of the week, when il hoped lo be able to convince him thyl the placing of u commercial tele- graph operator here during Ihe fruit shipping season is imperative, onil that in view of the prospect for a fruit crop at lea_st doRhlo that of last year great increased freight handling cilities will bare to bo provided. Even now there are occasions when parts of car lots that come by way of freight have to be set out on the team track, tho shed being choked with undelivered freight of the day previ- ous. The hot spell of Thursday, Friday and Saturday last, followed by three days ot rain has been disastrous to construction work ou the high level bridge, the heat melting the mountain snows and making the river .1 roaring torrent in the nurrow gorges, and the rain following bas kepi up the high water, with Ihe result ibat about two- thirds of the false work on which the bridge is to he erected has been wash- ed out aud until, tho flooiis subside construction is held up. Elders Bunucll and Woolsey of Ihe Church of Jesus Christ oi Latter Day Saints have' arrived here to take charge of the church's work in the Valley, and are establishing Sunday afternoon services in Mercantile hall. Decision To Do So Is Not Reach- ed, But Plan Is Prac- V ti cable. LONDON, May a special levy for revenue purposes oa Trealth accumulated in Great Britain as a re- suit of, or during tbe is admin- Istrallroly practicable, is the decision of tie parliamentary committee ap- pointed In February to consider this qaestion. While deciding that Ibe levy practicable, the committee declhies to express an opinion "whether It would lie advisable to impose it. thus thrcr- ing the mraa of the decision upon the j government and parliament.' Several plans devised br ftiperls for effecting the levy were submitted by the committee, irhlch considers one by the board of inland revenue (he best This plnn estimated a yield tot pounds sterling. Tho chancellor of the exchequer of- ten has declared la favor of a levy, though he is opposed to the general levy on capital -which the Laborites desire. Public opinion Is much dlvH- ed on the whole question. CITY WITHOUT RUNNING WATER (Christian Science Monitor.} !A city TJth Eomo in- habitants aud no ronnlnR snch in Vladivostok, as described by Fhjl Norton in the columns of Travel. Nor is this lack ot an every- day convenience made less pressing by the fact that VladivoiUicfc jumped from a population of atirnit people, without arldinj; !o the number of houses. The Manthti water Ten- dor, with hin hogshead mounted on two "wheels and drawn by sturdy, thick-coated Siberian iiorsw. take's tlio place, of pipes BIN! fp.ucet.i, tilling his hogshead at a vrell in some private or pu'ulle yard, nnii re- tailing tho commodity at tho mte of two buckets a day for a month, for a-bout in American money, carries Uio 'nactets at Iho end of a pole over hia shoulder, [f one can rnanagb lo live in reasonable comfort in Yladivosiock, a coollo boy con be procured to bring water to one's room, and heat it In tbe kitchen. I Or again', if Iho water vendor has I failed to arrive, the coolie toy will gather anow ?ml melt It, and there Is one's morning bath. It ono wants niorp generous ablution, ono Koes to the public baths; and if ono -wants u drink of water, ono thoroughly boils too merchandise of tlio water vendor before drinking it. And this city of primitive water supply is now the l capital ot ?ho Tar East. Children Love Good Bread and Thrive on it It's true children are fond of sweets, candy, jams and, pastries C Hive you ever noticed how Inc hungrv boy or Rirl 'ftalw i slice of good bread and butler? At meal- timt, ifler school, most any time in fact, the grow- ing ypunssltr is keen for this substantial, filling. appetite-satisfying food j Feed your chikben Icjj meat anJ more bread rnilk fruit and you give them a balanced rnion which will help thtir link bodies grew, develop muiclf, bone and tissue and make them htslthier anil happier. Make your daily choice of this great food our tread. There is no better bread made, and no toed st such jmall coit nourishes so much Toasted Cinnamon Ban Ccl bind iUO IhiJ. TlimtKcl'lul into cnt i'j'.la. ILiir tLiro. Ulp the biriialht m'mjf ird w hlo IV: ofta tbe f t Eat Quaker Bread John Gilmore ------Limited----- Bakers Phone 378 i! S-A-L-E Ladies' Fine Georgette Waists SATURDAY Regular values up to -'Odd'lines, hardly, two of a kind, all fine quality, embroidered and beaded, a-few plain tailored tucked. The colors are rose, purple, green and maize. Sizes from 36 up to 44. The greatest bargain of-the early Saturday. Sale of Suits and Dresses Saturday Ladies' Suits, on sale al......'...... Ladies1 Suits on Sale at'............... Ladies' Suits on Sale at............... Ladies' Suits on Sale Ladies' Suits on. Sale at......... Ladies' Suits on Sale at............... All Serge, Jersey, Tvicotme and Satin Dresses are on sale at a sav- ing of 20 per cent, to you. We would say it's a good time right now to buy. The inipson COMPANY, LIMITED ;