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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE TWELVE unmninGE PATLT HEIALD THURSDAY NOVEMBER B, 1'Jl'J ud Prtjudiws To Be OrereoMe Present Crops Interior Blr Qforgft Cunningham Buchanan u been publishing s of rvr- 4clE5 on th.9 derelopoienl ol Mesopo- iniia, aci In a recent coniu-.uuiL-a.njn, .tils with (he agricultural les ot tbe country, lie says iho ag- icullure future of Mesopotamia h tependcnl ou the possibility of ecor- extending the area under cut- ivatlon by (ha creation of irrigation and on the inhabitants ol ne country being numerous cnougn nd sufficiently cat-able 10 underlaLo IB responsibility of the war. Wlih Irrigation an.l population, cot- jn, grain el all kinds, fruit and ibles can bo grown, In Immense .ran tit Its, but existing avstefas ot fiiculiure will have to be swept a people so conserra- ITQ as the Arab this will be a slow iocess, Tha agricultural 1m pics used fa Mesopotamia and the Iiods employed are Identical -iritu of five thousaiT.1 years aro, and patience will have to he ob- erred la teaching new and barley are at presen: ha main crops, but boih ara of .in nlerlor kind, and belore rhe country take Us place as a producer o' for eiport Jn improvement aast be effected In ihe quality ol he cereals grown. In the Euphrates area "a coas'der- ible amount of irrigation has bceii loce In Ihe last two years lo provUs i and forage lor the army. flTiil s save botb the Import of Itis ma- il from Europs and the shipping convey the iame, but Ihfl irorfc is lot connected with any ael-nite- cuie, ati siast be regarded merely u an urgent war measure to grow ps up Lo the Jitnit of man putver Lha 'extension o[ the cultivate area it almost any would have besu luslifiable; but now there should ba hill, and ihe iutare permaneni sys- 'ua of Irrigation for tbe counLry as whole must be exhaustively cor.- and proper plans and esll- bates drawn up. HISTORIC DWELLING OF ONTARIO'S PREMIER-ELECT, HIS WIFE AND FAMILY Photo on the shows E. C. Drurr's hoire at Crown Hill, sli tnllcs from Karrle. Ont, Ou the left Is Urs. vrlti her two Mabei and Beth, oud her youusest son, Harold, 2U The two boys, Yarley and positively refused lo ficethe camera. The homoftead stands on ths original Tarn, Tblcn. has teen In the family slnco Mr. Drurfa rccurrd Jl as a pioneer In 1S19. FAMOUS IRISH POET AND WIFE Countess de formtrly Erelyn BostwicS, of Xew Vort. and daughter of Mrs. Helea C. Boslwick_ who bas gireh invaluable asslstan.es Voronorf, Freiich sclen- demacds, and U is regarded 07 many u the panacea for all the that ezbt. Str "Wlllcocks pointed out Hut area capable of fcy the available waters araountea lo aiUloa acres ot winter crops one million lo tirec TQllllDn acres ef summer crops, according to Oie nelure pf the crop. He then aelezlsd six 'tracts specially favorable far ir- rigation, baring an arva ot three anfl tt half million and designed the cf the necessary Irrigation and allural worts Uie scbemi. estimate amounted to about stall ol the entire French army. MM DAM IN To hsalthy teeth tic ojui- jy tooth-paste L; futile. You must fint core for the gums, on 'wnicb tooth Health CEDcniis. i How izany people thint of Uiis? four o-iit of five people over forty roffcr from gum-decay, or (Riggs1 Cnt tba gunis bwome teidsr, though actual putn-irintage 13 irn- perceptible. But. n time receding fTurs TTUI c-jrclv locccn your teeth, aoa then only a acatist caa save them. 1 iThc tender, bleeding gams o' Pyorrhti "t-Vaj as so nuny doonravs for cir-ccsa gcimi to enter tec joints or causing Llbcr c-Udcati. (Per Ihi Gtms) prevents it vscd tn tfcne and urcd This cnecns that it prc- vcnLs gum-tcndcmcss, So, aulomatkally, Indian's prevents iooti loosening. i jiorr teeth it. It sden- tjfically the then goni Ehrinfags has already set in, lcrt uiisg Porhsn's ftrid ccrar-ult a tntKt i-jzedntlv fcr lra.ltr.scl. and 60c tnhes. All ftda. LTD., Montreal, Can fbrharfs FOR THE GUMS on which outlay li-i ei- a return on lie nnder- of 2-4 per cent, and on the ir- rigation 9 per cent The scheme la an ambUIoua one. and at present prices the cost wouM probably by Increased to nearly 000.000. -It.Is Tvllh considerable dilfi- dcQce I put forward an opinion, d'ut In my opinion Sir W. WJllcocks1 scheme should be examinee] by a comiinLLea of the best engineering ex perls in the empire before aoy de- cision Is mado or inonej" e-ipeudecl After making, a comparison of the changed conditions of irada aa before and after the war, which leaves Great Britain wllb greatly en chanced ge. Sir George Buchanan sam- ea loo present situation, and sUtes-tbat Mesopolamla bas a large eipori trade in dates small I ratio In grain, wool, hldca'acd licorice. Tbe Imports to Mesopotamia consist of piece goods, sugar and machinery, buttery HtUe la ac- tually For iiA Mesopo- tamia, most of tbe Imports going Ibroiifli Mesopotamia Lo Persia. the dETelopmenl ot the country a considerable Increase In lha eiport of grain may be cipectcd, and vaUon of cotton on a large scale. There are also great prospects in' tho of s'.ieep farming, and with the Increase, o! population more piece and other Imported articles wilt be required. A large trade ID agrl- cultural machinery may also.bs ex- pected. There are no ind-jsirics at present, bat it Is probable Ili3t oil ill be found Jn payable quantities, In Mesopotamia itself no In- crease in exports or Imports may be eipccled for a suinbtr of years, and a retnrn from capital invested in de- velopment works roust necessarily be slow. In Persia, on the other hand, capital in railways, roads and Irrigation, and on public works ADI] be eipected (o giTe an earJy return, once security i ives lo life ind property nnd confl- Mence Telt In the j Purfng A. tour (Iirough southern Persia I WAS particularly Impressed 'with the pofiilbtlHIcE, capeclallr In the i province, of irrigation presents none of difficulties thai hare to be faced In Mesopotamia, there la a considerable population clamoring for Improvemcnta o! all "Women are ths natural fculaEO- nlpU of BpIsheTism. This Js a menace of terrorism that woman must unite to declared -Mi's. Kmmeline L'QglanrTs most coled mUtUut us sat In her room at the Georgian Terrace hotel I Sunday afternoon and talked to news- papermen. According lo !Mrs. Pankhursl. and ;a was careful to emphasize her warning, Ihero is real and grato dau- of DolshDvlsni ID the United SUtea. The lorces behind Its spreaJ and the insidious propaganda by Trhlch II Js being- conducted into Ihe thoughts Q[ American res'dents are the same 23 those responsible lor ihc Bolshcvtslic borrcra perpetrated iu Russia, end tho poisonous anarchistic projscled inlo various countries during the. war, she said. "There is a well organized interna- tional conspiracy to substitula bolshe- for she continued, and warned that the Bolshevists are going after the world through Russia. Tbe recent great railroad stride in Great Britain she named the "new form of a political strike, she asserted, to gain control of the gov- ernment under the gTiiso ol the usual striking demand for "More wages." T-iicre is nothing in Airs. Panfcnurst'a appearance lo indicate- the'militancy in her views for which she endured imprisonment a numher oE times in England eoing on n "hunEer strfte" each lime Jn protest. She Is small ol stature, mild ot manner lo an un- usual degree, and sneaks with a tone 1'taiuport System of Concentra- ting Food Ends English KiiiU Strike BLUEBffiRON of gentle TversuSsSrc .impressing cno as Ui the popular opinion lhat mar are been heJd of her as a militant tarter. Mrs. Pankhursl speaks al Vesley CUarch neil Wednesday WEEK-END GROCERY SPECIALS J. A. Johnston's PHONE 426 13TH ST. NORTH. A nee kt of 3 Apples jvit Wagners, Uithini awl Mclntosh. Per box BruiMwIck In' til J tins Tor......... Jelly Powders, all Each Per lOc 50c King's Beach Wagsstaffo'i Jam, 19J9 pack; Peach, I'liim, Apricot, Blackberry nml IjCmon Duttcr Conserro i rt At, per 4lh. tin 3. and A. Johnston's Ceylon -tmts. OraDges, fltvo Juicy OP Tca' Alwnye special, al, ff ts. Per dozen JDC per Ib DDC FREE DELIVERY BARCELONA LOCKOUT SPREADS MADRID, Xor. Iftc In Barcelona' has spread, Ihe uLhorltlea Uke a favorable view of he prospects. Forty thousand we rs without employment. The irtcej of food, aji4 oiher leceiaanes continue to rise. Dunsany, famous Irish poet and p'ayviTight, has come to America to deliver a courec ol lectures. He was a captain in lie olh Royal Icnls- at Galllpoli, tind wound- Oct. the railroad mea's strike liej Ihe irana- portaUoo syatem of Koglaml tho min- istry of food put Into operation a sys- lem o( car transport planned In delall during.tho TiTir lor uso in casn ot Gcroian lavaslou. There was no suf- (ortnc and lliila jDconvenlonce from lart o( fowl. In tbo case of London It was a far crealer task than could face Am- erican city Hvcs a hand-to-mouth eilctenoe. laekJng1 QUQto storage facilities. ConccrHrallon a the elrito was announced the food ministry put into effect p. sys- tem of ralionfuf? as rigorous as (lur- ing the var, marshaled 5000 motor imciG and closed llydo Park, a fat- orJts loalEng place and scero of pro- test meetfc-ge. The park became a. dejwl for food brought from all over Iho country. -Thence It was tllstr.ti- j uted to Iho wholesilers. Tho system moved so smoothly that on lha scj- ond day rationing was cased n. liltlu ond a week supplies wero plen- tiful. On the sixth day tbrce-fourths of linden's normal supplies of galloos of lullk dally ivas beJnj Jb trlbuled. Aiier a days Hyde wri? like nn army camp or a circus ground. Everything moved rapidly, little contusion. Lines of trucks, driven by trained men, deposited food at tbe several centers or loaded il for dis- tribution. Women Aid Greatly Scores ot women in nid serr- iccs, mnny still in khaki, us sis Led In driving motor cara and hantlliDS light- er articles. They nlso did an immense amount of clerical work. Army dis- clplinc helped toward success, The government nacl plenty of cais and willing hands lor crcry'job. The minislri' had a firm grip on whole- salers and retailers in allotting fooJ, a conferred during tha war. said Iho railway vork- ers did not appreciate the govern- tnect's resources- One lalor leader said the day (he strike was that Enilaad would face starvation within a iveek and the goTcrnment be forrol lo surrender. On ths seventh day oE tbo strike a high rail- road official told the Associated Press that not a compelling fac- tor in the strike. If you want 1o find out which is really the best tea in Canada, buy a package of Blue Ribbon and it won't take you long to decide. ed in Ibe EhibliQ riots alter reluroine from the war. Lady Dunsany is seen abore. FORCE COTTON UP COLUMBIA, S. C., Xov. A incre- ment to retire million bales of colton from tie raajket [n an effort lo force a rlae 1n has been launch- cfl the AmerlcaD Cottoa Associa- tion, a growers' organization, accord- Ing lo a statement issued by its presi- dent J. S. TVanamaScr, vho last nlirhl said a recommendation to this efTect had been sent members of tbe associa- tion. Less than 1 Minute to mato a cup of 0X0 wllH in 0X0 easily digested and delightfully flavoured. 0X0 gives freshness vigour to mind ind llie effect of fatigue, and motes good the wear and tear ol everyday life. Priui jomem kcfm lAe lOc, 25c. tl.lS. (2.23. TIM OF 4, 10 tlOCUKS CUBES GENERAL MANAGER FOR TORONTO SCHOOLS Archilecl Pcarce Is tp general manager oC the school system of this ctLy, Ills selection by a special com- mittee of Ibe board of education last night- Mr. Pearce will take over Ino duties of the former superintendent. of buildings; C. B. Bishop, and former secretary W. n. Nelson, both of whom were recently retired. The position of manager Js a new one. Deputy Police Commissioner Hyan was lined 5100 at N'ew York for K-t'Uiout (lie authority of port of-, f-cials. J NEXT LYCEUM EVINT, NOVEMBER 12TH. AUCTION SALE At GRASSY LAKE, Alta. On SATURDAY, NOV. 8th AT 0-NE O'CLOCK 15 Head Work Hones 59 Head Cattle matched team o[ geldings, 5 years old, 33W Ibs.; 1 bay g TMEiE CATTLE ARE ALL GtNTLB AND HI GOOD CONCITION. GEO. P. PORTER, Auctioneer DELICIOUS! Corn Syrup should be an institution in your horne. Is it? The LILY WHITE Brand (or instance, with half the sugar, the complete taccett of your Both Lily White and CROWN BRAND ara limply dnlicioui on iteaming hot Muffing Biicuits, mid to on.. And then (or Candy. Never did you make such delicious home-made confection! H you will with either one of iheie some, for die children! Now, think for youneK a dozen other you should keep Com Sjrup on Ji or a ipread for a lor ct.tf.rl-, fruit, marnwlxle rnalung. Sold by froten rrerywkne in 2, 20 Ib. The Canada Starch Co. Limited m-i. ;