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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1920 LETHPRIDGE. ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN The Rhyming Optimist (By Aline Mlchaeltt.) Text of Kinc Address By C. A. Magralh lo The Board of Trade Wc-steni Canada's that of the leading section of Iho Dominion. Such was the! imueTiTliiE theme of an optimistic talk delivered by 0. A. grain, of Ihe International joint com- mission ou the division of the waters of the St. Mary's End Milk rivers, .de- livered at the board of trade luncheon on Thursday. Mr. Magrttth traced the development of Western Canada, paying particular attention to tho district. He compared tho Ftrldes mado by the prairio provinces to that of the older sections of that have tecoine the establisheil homes of the Jir. Johnson read all fiction, and all j facts he also read; one mijht Bay sans contradiction that in reading Johnson led. Though a book might seem quite brainless and a truly awful bore, son always found it painless; o'or its pages he would uoro. Ho cou'id read in Greek and Arab- Ian, and ho really firew quite fat ou words that choked another man. He read discourses oil goldtlsh and xytopy- rography; ha read manuscripts quite oldish, mado in fourtceu-twenty-three. He read forty dictionaries, twelve en- cyclopedias, pretty tales about the fairies, and the Blow-hard. Boreas. Johnson begin his books as common mortals do; b'ut, when he'd read down to do you think that he was through? If so; yoU'je alhink yet coming; for give.'toe-book a iurn, then he'd read It back a-h'uraui- ing. to page first he'd soon return. .Mrs. Johnson thought al'tabla she might sometimes speak a hut unless eho sent a cable, Mr. Johnson never heard. Finally, he reached tho Umo when hejiad read all earthly lore, so ho sought another cllmc then, where he hoped lo read some more. Someone asked his -weepine widow: 'Tell uie, when men come to woo, what sort of a1 fellow, hiddo, will you take for num- ber Said she: "Why, a.cook, a rooter, or an artist; yes, Indeed, I'd a copped off any suitor if I knew he General Manager Murphy of C. P. R. Tells of Company's Troubles in This Regard "It pick and shovel labor could be found the C. P. R. could profitably spend five or six million dollars In improvements, extensions and general betterments oil its wcntren tines this said Charles Murphy, Ken- era! manager o! tho company's west- era the Herald on his visit to the city today. Bui is to get pick and shovel labor.-Most of' the Austrian's j been doing that class of; wbrli have gone buck to their hornet' jtj Europe. Thousands of laborers! have left tho country, and as business manufacturers. He contended lhat the east has not progressed as rapidly couldn't read." p.s the west, and ueed.thls as an argu-j-- nieut lo. e'uow that the west will >-.oj growing for years while the. cast will only practically marking time. During his remarks the speake'r was reminiscent. He was pleased to bs- amonn friends and spoke of the free masonry that exists be- tweeu oltj tlmore, the speaker being In lhat class. He told of coming lo Albert.i forty-two years ago and reaching where' Lethbridge how is. forty years ago. He ramc- up Iho cou-' no quarrel with the'socialists or with lee near Mr. Conybeare's home. "In the -1-adlcallsts. One hundred years those days It was usually necessary lo i had them. Their weakness get cut behind tho cart and push It up the hill. On this day a west wind was blowing." No Corner on WTnd The speaker referred to reputa- tion that is abroad concerning windy conditions In Lethhricige. He hinted tiiat many other points were just ns bad as Lethbridrre. He referred jocu- larly to the old story about Hacked which claimed that residents there HS a-national problem." It Is very gratifying to know that we have been taking hold of this problem. We have passed through a great war. "You have met men and women who thought that with the conclusion o[ this war we would pass immediate- ly Into a new era. That is Impossible. The only change that is possible is Ihe one that comes by'degrees. I have Is good in tho lines where the class of 'labor finds work, the pjck anil shovel work', must go by tli'o. board. Tho company does not know iuet what to do as development Is be- ing held. up. Tiie Manyberrles nap would bo pushed tu completion if the men could bo found, but ou one branch in Saskatchewan the conlraclor is working with U men. Compared with the old construction days, it is almost enough to make a railroad man weep. Mr. Miirnlry said he hr.d nothing of i important nature to say in an in- terview. The crops look very good throughout the country. The high winds have been the worst feature oE tho spring. "Ilon't think lor a. mo- ment that Southern Alberta is tho only place affected." he said. "All through Saskatchewan and-Manitoba there has been roil drifting from the high winds. It is tho biggest farming problem to bo solved" in the west to- day." The general manager was certain that there will be a world of feed in tho west this (all, and the company is rather anxious about where tin GENERAL MANAGER MURPHY Of C.P.R. western lines, who was i tho city'Friday. On the books of the 'Alberta Govern- ment Employment Bureau in jrldge there is sill! a Ions list of va- ancleE. Many are wo- men's net-lion and there is plenty of work for farm hands. During the past week everyone who has applied for arm work has readily, received em- iloyment and there are thirty-two va- cancies for this Twenty-four men applied last week 'or farm jobs. Two shepherds ap- plied and got work. Two gas engi- leers' were" given employment. Tulrty- laborers applied and were placed and twenty-seven arc still needed. Ono cook applied and was hired. Kirty-six Jobs are open in inlnss.' Three chain- sicn were- hired and three horse d ers as well. Seventy-eight placements were made during tho week. Seven men were given temporary employ ment. In the women's two cham bennalde, ihrco housekeepers and housemaids received employment Eight were given temporary jobs. Jobs arc waiting for all classes of fe- male work given above. TODAY'S DREAM front of a rtviaur- ant.- bits. 'Victim smiles enters. Waiter approaches, listens, calis out: "One egg, cup ot.1' coffee, raisin Victim fiuproacues cashier with Iceliu? of millionaire, pays fifteen cents, and rides home in the street oar with-still a five-cent piece In his-pocket. Dreamt by a gink wl'.o paid two bits luxury tax on a new cap this morning. ff .f. .5. Here Arc Times of Arrival and Departure Along The Line On June 1 the new sen-Ice A Crow's Nest commences. That da.-' tho first west-bound train will run from lyfthtirldge and Iho following day the first cast-bound will run. Fol lowing is "the time-table for this ser- vice: Westbound. Eastbound that they looked foi the change I stock to feed it lo is coining from. Thousands of head were drained out of the country last fair and winter. Becoming Irrigation Enthusiast Mr. Murphy said he had, been lo lake place in a month or weeks. Thesf> things come by growth and the fertility of the world has had stimulus from the great war and it will push us forward, but it will come sinwly and surely." .......______ Mr. Magrath tho-relatlons worked, conditions I spoke and hoped tiie time would soon struck lately with the widespread in terest in all paints of ihe west during the past few months in irrigation and thiuks Alberta .should consider itself lucky that it lias tho water and tho irrigable land available where other parts of the west aro forced to de- pend on other methods of farming. He he did not' know much about Ir- rigation but believed he was becoming an enthusiast, "1 do know that in the weat must down to a bet- ter system of fanning. With soil drifting as It is this spring something must be done, and if Southern Al- berta can solve Us soil drift problem its Calgary Solicitor Says They Are Sending Engineers Ouf During June by irrigation it should bend all energies lo the task." District Supt. J. M. Cameron of Calgary "accompanied Mr. Murphy. Ho said he expected to see a large num- the fact that this coimtry has hardly her of silos erected In Alberta this thnt exist between individuals in Can-j ago are now only tales ol .by- adi. and between1 the nations of-the i gonc agc jiy message for you today world. These relations must he ot, js .nat as ns you have dllliculticj branded the roofs of their lunisos si> I the best before the world will im- of this country is assur- that thcv could-find thtiii again. "But proves he contended. "In this westj cd That Is my judgment, and I think country is gratifying to know that, it is the juagment ot all men who have of course the .wind there never did flny damage, and .was always Mr. Magra'th paid he was. pleasei! lo be able to. look back and sec. the -Jc- Vclourn6ht Ihat tj e cha rlict B t' as mlirvpl lo'iiV: relations between-aelghn'ora are grow- ing better every said the speak- er. He then spoke on some of hi? re- cent experiences In.handling problems that he has faced in his different pub-- wants the boys of today to learn to fore the city business men aischem He positions., Mr. Mngrath said It was] say "Xo." "Tho bov who can say for-the consolidation of the empire __. Pnnn I _ V 'A dllt P 1 Jl ml pll t tlltl Cf-hntll opportunity of seeing what is go- Ing on In the east, in the United States ami in the west." Mr. Jlagrath at this point offered conic when winter feeding oMivestock to fit for market.would be the rule- rather: PLAN TO LIGHTEN DEBT LONDON, Slay Canadian 'Associated A. Watt, trcas urer of the commonwealth of Austra Ha, speaking here last night, intimat somc''advlce to- school officials. He i ed that he proposed shonly to be a great training to be brought face to more j face with momentous questions and lo be forced to solve them. Relations With U. S. "We have beside us a great people. Some .of them are .small minded men hut you do not have to look far before jng such a manias their president. Mr.: you will find plenty ot broad minded Magrath said lhat Mr. Manioch has citizens'. 'It Is such men as these thatj the welfare ot the district at heart, and desires to ECO Southern Alberta developed. '.'Gait Gardens aro a sreat credit l.ethbrldge. I cannot place in Canada where there fs attractive park. It is a credit to the First Crops in tethbrtdgc? has. been a tremendous growth throughout' this western co'in: try during the time 1 have had the privilege of being In it. I remember In 1SS7 I had broken three acres on it Is desirable for you to do business the other side of the railroads track i with. The league of nations has been opposite to .what was later tho Domln-i much talked about but the principle Is Ion lands office, nnd 'planted potatoes, i solid. Tho league that appeals to me; I did not get any crop. Mr. Ritchie'most Is the league that will bring hroke- a few acres near the junction i unity between tho two political bran- p.nd planted oats. We considered thatj dies ot the English speaking race. We Jlr Hitchie would set experience. Hoi have the same viewpoint and when wo dhl not get any oats. can get these two together T have an "Today Lethbrldge Is the centre of Idea that all the. rest will behave them- (iha of the largest wheat producing i selves. areas In Canada. Perhaps outside of "It Is gratifying lo see the test of Iloose .law you have more reasons lo j feeling between two, classes of people have a terminal elevator than any settling In this great country. It olher place In Canada. That Is a fact, seems to me the greatest work of a vyill be the man who can make good iii any paid the speaker. war debts. He'thought 'the schcm would lighten the load both of th The speaker then eulogized" G. R.! home lafld and the do.inlnlons. ilamoch president of the board of. Watt-also announced the early inltla trade He told the1 members of of an extensive commonwealt hoard that they are fortunate In hav-1 immigration campaign. Speaking o East and West Compared "Let us for a moment compare the statesman Is to bring together these two branches ol English speaking peo- caat and the west. The east has net: pie." i developed any way in comparison with I Reference to the possibility of war the west." said Mr. Mngralh. "Flue-1 between these two branches made Mr. have been Flight In Ihe east. I Magrath laugh. "To me it is a crime Although their crops have.been morelfor anyone to make such a suggcs- unlfonii your fluctuations have been tlon. If ever those two nations lock horns it will mean the end of the world. Civilization will practically destroyed because they would go after it so hard and so thoroughly that they would wreck the world. To mo it seems Impassible that these two na- tions would ever attempt such a crim- inal act.'1 The Drifting Soil Problem Referring again' io local' conditions liir. Magrath Bald one of.tho greatest problems facing Soutboni Alberta was, Dial of drifting soil. The speaker was; pleased to know that such a man as Mr. Magrath spoke of the large peaic on which farm work Is conducted1 through the prairio provin- ces. This clsrs of greater wealth than work produces the farming on tho smaller scale in the east. "I rcniembor It .was not many years Bgo'that with tho "opening of Iho nprlng tbp financiers of the east were watching the'rtiiily pap.cvs for reports on crop conditions. They still keep their eye on this just as well ns you do.' They know aa we.ll as you do that the wealth of Iho country comes from the farmer." Mr. Magrath referred to the uncertain conditions that havo ahvayr. MBY'S ICE CREAM DISHES ARE DELICIOUS Nothing bet Ihe best Ices, crushed fruits anil syrups used. lire dif- ferent and our service costs no more thun the culinary serrice. V.-. H. Falrfielfi Is devoting his time1' to nolvlng this problem. Mr. MaKrath lia snw the.drifting soil all the 606 Third Avenue South __ Australian state railway assocL lion, ho Wwas iiot VSocialis but ho rejoiced that the rallwa> were the people's properly. I Investigation of the Lethbridge i Northern Irrigation project by two New York financial houses of high standing will be undertaken in the Immediate future with a view to the purchase of the bonds of tho Irriga- tion district, L. M. Roberts of this Mr. H. H. Hull, general orsanizer conversation with the or the temperance forces of tho prov- Albertan yesterday. Mr. Roberts, who nee for the coming referendum, spent f.omer 36O obtained an open-or Vednesday in Cardston where he the piirclioae the bonds, has orts a successful organization. Nfw ry" supporters In Cardston express isappointment that the referendum iales are'being delayed. Cardston rifting gave a good majority or tlie Liquor Act in 1915, and the euicerar.ce forces there predict that with the women's vote they will in- crease that majority. Organizer Hull will be In Lethhridge on Tuesday and be the convention speaker at the C.'T. U. district convention to be icld in Lethbridge on that date. He anticipates that the Inquiry into the irrigation undertaking by cugln eers sent out by the financial houses 15.20 15.45 16.12 16.1S 16.25 1C.30 16.40 16.51 17.0S 17.25 Cardston Ar. Ar. Ixithbridge Lx. Lctbbridco Ar. Kipp........ Monarch..... ......Pearco ......Pergun...... ......ChoXio...... !.....Brocket Pincher ......Cowley...... ......Hnnnis...... .....Hilkrest..... Frank Blairmore Colcnian Sentinel..... Crovr's Nest JS.5C ...15.30 ...10.01 15.1 11.55 14.33 14.2'J U.1S 13.30 13.00 12.47 12.4'J 12.3? 12.2; 13.13 12.00 will lake place In June. Tho terms of his option aro not such as to in- terfere with the right of the irriga- tion district to make any" other ar- rangements for the sale of the bonds which they may desire, and In the event of a definite otfcr being made tho district will have the. right to accept or Albertan. P. O. INSPECTORS HERE PERMANENTLY JULY 1 It is not eipected that Mr. Smith, the new post office .in- Bpector appointed for the dls- trict, will lake charge, of the same permanently" until about July 1st. Accommodation for hla offices in Dfllce' building has not" ylit been al- lotted works department.' lie has mado ap- plication Tor the use of. tho third floor. Jlr. Smith' will from time to time visit Leth- bridge before he is permanent- ly lucu'led hej-c. He was in the city this'week with Mrs. Smith, on his way from Ottawa to Ed- monton. Li prevailed in the west. Ho maintained I way from llegina west on his recent; i, serious problem, and am roiifldMit that It has 1U and T believe Ms folulion Is near be- of Irrigation." Branching out again to the pros- jiccts for developinent in western Can- the business men of Winnipeg wrrejathi the speaker said tiiere is not an that the wept is still unbroken, one knows, he snlil, whs! Is coining lit: referred lo coii'litions exist- ing In Manitoba during Iho eighties, "Tliat province was not well poltlsd fit tiiat time. The farmers ns well as always worrl. d. Living conditions: of tho farmers In those flaj-3 were not of the ht'st, but today thefo snmo districts chow wealth nnd plenty. I Still In Pioneer Stage "When wo compare the east with tho west yon must remember that thn nest Is still in Ifa iiloneer said Mr. Majjralh. "You have soil can- aero from Winnipeg to the Uockies on which you will not fird grass grow- ing. "There Is not a quarter section incapable of cultivation. South of the lino you can go for tulles nnd count the blades of grass. In eastern Canada 3 man who has a hundred acres mny only be able to cultivate seventy be- cause of the condition ot the land." The fipnakcv docii not bellevo there] not bo beaten In the world. You have Is a- mill living who fan accurately a province that cnnnot be. beaten. You foretell -what la nhcatl of this western' have coal, you have gas, and some tell country. Continuing, ho spoko of-tho' me you have oil. Uut gentlemen there difficulties faced by sottlors when he Is not a place you can go lo where you ramo west first. He told of women will not'have to fnce some big prob- Bhoollng themselves because they had Jems. Tho question Is, learn how, been overcome with fears concerning (o stalo the problems. After you cm j what faced thorn In Iho future. It do Dial you can'go after H pcloutifi-.took 12 days to get from Ottawa lo tally. i Winnipeg, and 30 dnya by carl from "What'are some of our problems? Winnipeg to here. We. have our community problem. This Is a national question. We have Uio problem of making goW citizens Development Assured "Where the buffalo roamed around hero there Is now wealth. In spite of THE IIMELICHT OF PUBLICITY- ;ERI JPAM1LY. mm Oranges, sweet and. juicy, per and 70c Silver Skin Onions, per Ih. 20c Cucumbers, each 60c Hot House Tomatoes, per ib. Me Spanish Table Ib. We China Ginger, in jars, each EOc. Gr.ipe Fruit Juice, per bottle 35c Fancy Evaporated Peaches, per Hi...............j.....45c Sparkling AppIesUiff. per bat- tle...................... Brooms, good straw, each Taro Tablets, 2 for........ 15c Honey, Kerv's Pnro Alfalfa. 85c and Nabob and Braid's nest, per Ib....................70c Clark's Canned Soup, 3 tiijs Biilh'Iirlck, each 18c White Onion Pickles, per .bol- tle.............. Libby's Chili Sauce, Libby's Genuine rotted per tin Ifream Krisp, per tin Dluc Ixibol Catsup, per bottle 3oc 45c iargc 60c Ham, 35c NEW TURNIPS, NEW BEETS, NEW CARROTS, LEAF AND HEAD LETTUCE, AT THE LOWEST MARKET PRICE. GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED SHOEMAKERS We are nsw open far business in new premises and as we are ing our staff, will be ablepto execute all orders promptly. If your are worth fixing, have them done by the only practical shoe makers In the business In the It costs no more. We call for and deMver orders to all parts of city. v PHONE 693