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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta |aV; NOVEMl^ER 22, 1918 PAGE u:&....... ���� i^fi^J^B dustry.' is luelng' rapidly built:^ up tu take the place of the declininR halibut fishery, land .theMamoua :,I3urppoan, inetbod pt Bteam trawling is lielng ituc-' ceii^tully applied to^ the Pacific, Steam Trawling Trawling is the moaf tiioderrf mellv od ol'fishing.' The vossels ompJoii^ed, are .powerfully-dealgnod stool � stoam-. .era ' of (ibput 126,feet ^ong, iiqf capable of s teaming at'lO IcnolH per Hour. Arl*iving on- ttfe jflshing grounds where fiat-fUb and coder are known ;to'ii{)i>and,' they lower away a huge poke-^liapod net with a mouth abqut IQp feet� wide. |,This Is. dragged over the sea Kp�tom, by meftns of, steel - wire .warps !made-j fast ,to' the,.ttawl wipeh/on the^'tpre-. .(^BCk ofc the Ves'Kel. Jn'itrf passage !qver: the bottom, the fish are swept into the maw of. the net, and after an hour's dragging, the net is hauled up t'o the surface by means of the warps and the trawl winch.'" The flsh'^BlJde Into the apex of th? net and the whole Is lifted aboard the vffssel. Tlia draw-rope closing the apex is polled and-the fish are discharged into the pens on the trawler's decks.' Experienced fishermen sort.-gutand' dean the "fish and' thoy are istowod aWay upon crushed ice in the, fish-rooms below.i After forty to , sixty hburs'. contlnubus fishing without cessation, the trawler Bteaftis to port, and the fish are landed, .cleahed,^ graded, frozen, glazed and packed in 50-lb., iOO-ib. and ^00-lb. boxes for. shipment to market In express refrigerator cars. , , " - V Foiicl .^bard Propaoandjii' The Food .Board,' having aJrftnged riSH TwentK-'oai fia^fT8W4lel Ida ofv-frozen, Pacific ^'frt't a British Columbia flaWijg poWttb: Bupply^the demand on C%iidd�r8v Nttlonail Fish. J)ay-Oct. 3l8t. vniin �lflpm^t|;went ti Calgary, Kdmontont ;Saaklitoou, Heglna, Moose Jaw. 'WtotoWfiraitlfaB far east as Toronto :an4):,Mo^tr.eal.^- " .(r  A yeari agol^TPaplMc flat-fish, ^we^e practically rutiknown in the Canadian markatM:'tTo4iiy;- it' is one of the staple lines'of.topd'^fisil in ever Increasing demand, :andl;bl4B^ fair to become as populkreas'^-^almon and halibut. '  Thft'Eacitlpgoaiit has long been famous-foi; salmon''an;^ halibut, and the effdrtiB:�f- British Columbia fishermen' fact that the halibut fishery was sl^ow- has mainly#eU.air^bted to the catoh^ ~'-----' -i-.i- .r.A ty,c ri.v Ing ahdl^atketlng'Of these fwo^^^pe-cies, Thfefreijym'arket for the'Se fish on this cohtlnsqt^as resulted in de: pletlcn, an,d'i^f(ir\tlie past three yeari both ti8li^|�v^^cUmbed into the luxury class, Halibut,^ Qjice lOf^plentlful within a fqv,fiiiuj(;i^taWing from Vancouyer or Prince Rupert, is now caught up in the Otilf of Aladka-the nearby groundavhavlng been cleaned up-and each year sees the fishing vessels proceeding further afield to get them. In former years, trips of halibut could be got in small .sail and motor craft,with, in a few days. Nowadays, only large steamers with a^lple bunkers and oil tanks, and capable of a lengthy steaming radius, ten get them,''while their voyages run frdm two weaktf to a month. ;> OtpleUd the Halibut Stock* In 1917. the fishing interests oh the P�,e)Cic Coast were awakening to the hiaters^ which we invite you'W-^ee-nf you are owe;:- We are* able- to � sell them con-alderably below' the regular C.G:aLANDER ' .V;-;'KatowXre V : 6� THiRTEENTH STREET N. Ing signs of depletion, and the day was fast approkchtnt when halibut fishing would be no longer possible or profitable. Just when they were cas^ ing about for mqana of future employment, of plants, vesfMla and men, the Canida/Food Beard wa� looking for BuppUes of cheap,lea.fish for the citl-sens of the Western Provinces. It so happened that the Food Board's Chairman, Mr. Hi B. Thompson^ had Jui;t' completed a sasaion as. a: mem' ber of a Pacific'iFlsherlea Commission, and-herhad secured a.wealth of information as to the utilized fish of the Pacific Coast. These were the flat-d^lshes-^r-brlHBjrfloleflrplaice and-witches -and certain,codsrrred,cod, grey^od and ling, cod. Allthese species were to be found in Pacific waters in enor- 'oi^WAj^rNor/ 21.-Under Hon.. J, ;A. Cal^r's jsoheiii^ tor land settlement'placed before the conference'of prpvfrcl'al premiers, money will be 'leht-by'the;pdmlnlon to the provinces for pjarchas'cl or privately owned un-develojveff'-i Is^tl- Intending settlers purchii^lngyfroni the province must be prepare'd,,t^1fuVi'8l' twenty per cent, in cash ''6r '''OTSSeRs that amount in personal prottbrti.. Easy terms are to be�gratite4'to the settler for payment of jhe'balance. In case of loss .6n the transaiJtlon, it will be borne Jointly by the Dominion and the province. ' V" �' Mr. Meiglieil's plans, us laid before the conference;' provide that the land is to be sold fp the returned soldier or that, if neoes'sary, partly in cash and a payment down'of ten per cent, and !"oth6r assets. In addition, it is propos-,ed that the federal government shall advance td" We ' returned soldier on loan, at an'ordinary rale of Interest, up to $1,500 for the purpose of establishing a home and purchasing thra nec-and stock. There ressary eaulpment tor the supply, set to work ,tO.create j may also be deferring ot interest for a a demand. They had a good, product short time. In addition, the scheme to advertise, but the unaccduritable prejudice against eating . any others fish but halibut and Bulmon' had to be overcome. The Board determined to show Canadians how these fish were caught; how they were'ifaarkex^ ed, and their food value. Capt; R' W. Wallace, of the Pood Board's Flsh^ Sectioh, took' the work In band and made two voyages on a trawler, accompanied by an expert motion picture cam&ra-man, and a lllm�-^aB prepared, which was latpr circulated throughout the West. Recipes, show-, ing how to .jjook,flat-fish vni cods, were embodied In the Board's Fish Recipe Book, and the press,w|is supplied with data, regarding them> The flsh trade loyally got behind tl^e mov^ ment and pushed the sale. K Today, seven months slnc^ tl^e first trawler fitted out, the Pacific flatfish and the Pacific cods are> prime fatorltes with the public. Ail excellent sea fish has-been given.to the public at cheap price, and so popular have tbey become that Toronto 4nd. Montreal dealers are now importing' them by. the car-load. The success-' ful establishment ot this fishery ia but an indication of what c&a be '^oila Ijl other lines. - - \ THE UNSELFISH MOTHER^'s hU-SVVER TO EDWIN MARKHAM 'provides for a'further loan of ?1,000 when the soldier, by reason ot the development of his property, Is ,in a; position to .offer seouritv foi.'it. The general ainrof the sclieme is to assist the returne.d soldier- to purchase a farm and to'set him up m business. . Mr. Meighen recounted the work already accomplished in tills direction by the soldiers-settlement board created-last^sesslom" He said that loans-to 97B returned soldiers, aggregating $1,-239,695 haa been approved. Some 162 loans.were uojpr consideration. .Since the completion^of the .8ettlement�aegu-I'atlons; 676 Boldler entries had been granted. .'^^^' ' .  -Dominion Lands .Gone "The limitations under which the board has-operated from the point of .vie:v^of available.-and suitable Dominion lands,'.vi;'Mri Melglien wept on, "have been greater than were anticl pated. The board is" convinced that there aretaier settlejnent to be ca;-rie^ out,S4ideuuate to the .anticipated requtrements'of those soldiers who ^111 4eslre tQJ!,%ttle on Canadian lands, and Who wjill be, with or without special. tralnlng,>;rc!aBonably qualified to settle." 1 r. . (By Dr. James L.. Hugheif) Opd gave my son In trust to me; Christ'died for him, and he-ilfduld be A man for Christ. He is his p>!rn, AwLOmd's and-oian'.s*,apt:. .mjij*. alm^-. He was not mlne'to "give. HimsMf thatJie might helpVto^save All that a Christian .might revere. All that enlightened m'in hold dear. mbuB quantities, but no fisbeiy^, existed for them, and It was impossible,,T . ' ,, ^ to catch flat-fish by hook and llne.H 7" ^""V *�'P "^^^ul! Novel Experiment " � After studying the problem and making investigations; into-the most economical methods of catching .and marketing these^ flsh. Mr. Thoippson ejn-listed the aid of Mr. John P. Babcock, Assistant Commissioner of Fisheries, for British Columbia. . Through blU the Canadian Fish and Cold ^rage Company, Limited, of Prince Rupert., B.C., were induced to fit out one ot their halibut steamers as a trawler to engage In the'fishery for tlattlsli and/ooda. ^ ArraotremMti were mad� with the fishermen to bring the fish Awake and see life as a whole. When freedom, honor. Justice, ylght With heart.,aflame and soul 'flight. ' He bravely went for God to flght Against base aavages whose ,pride The laws of' God and man denlsd, tWho sleW the moAer and her^phild. Who maidens pure and swe0t'''deflledl He did not go to "feed the.gui^s,?!: fi6 went to save from ruthless-Huns His home and country and to be . A guardian of democracy. -Ttrt: _1- -FIND BODY OF GALIC.IAN ^.PRI'NCH Tony..D.awi the Strong northeast of JUMiRT, Sask., Nov. 22- [ukT^ Goiidian fanner ot ^district, 40 miles nee Albert, -was foun^ jl'^^g"^j^ead With a-waiet-hole th^ough�'o^e jn'aow. ' of hi WAGE INCREASES WASH4:N0vT(JN', : Nov! 22.-r- Wage increases Wr'employees of nine street railway 'arid Inte'rurban "systems iyefe granted In awards announced last night b^ the war labor board. The advances, are fpr the duration ot the war and. In each �ase the board recom-*ended that the companies be per-, mitted to raise fares to absorb the increased cost of bperatlon. CONGRESS ADJOURNS Washington, Nov. -21.-The preaent session of congress will adjourn sine die at 5 o'clock'this afternoon." After passage by the house of.the adjournment resolution the. senate approved it by a record vote, of .41.; to., 18. Rev: N. H. MpGillivary, of &t. Thomas, refused a call to the'United Presbyterian churches -in St. Mary's. And We'll Catch Their Smiles Our photographs have life to them. Its time to have your Xmas photos made. - The Allison Portrait Studio BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Good News for the Special 0ms Robes and Horse Jblankets -it , his .legs, nea&^he Knee, in .the Jox Plain district on: WoVlriesday, abcord-�inig'to^.reports w(Acfa hav'erreached the city. He nad gone hunting with a neighbor and they became sep^arated; �This was about two'.weeks ago; The p'blice are investikatfng. Manitoba Robes, 62x54, price ......... $15.00 Manitoba Robes, 54x72, price ........... $10^.00 Angora Chapps, No. 1 bkck or white,-price $28.00 White Du^k Horse Blankets, ytH made, each^ $3.00 Clark's Foot Warmers at..;/. .^^$1.50 arid $2.00 A nice asiiorted stock of Te^ Harii^^^nksland Bags, Suit Cases, Jack Knives, etc., Gloves and Mitts, � .Tents. ���� IT WILL-PAY YOU TO GET OUR PAIGES BEFORE BUYING: Alberta Saddlery Co. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 764 in at a set prlo*:*-^The BrofltB Of whdieSiirers aha Alailers -wei-e'llijilt-ed to � reasonable amount, and the Department of Fiiheries "further aided the acheme hy.^bearing two-thirds of the| transportation- charges to all points "wait of the Manitoba boundary. The trawler "James Carruthers" cojnmenced.operations In March, 19111, and has been la^iding a monthly average > of 4*0,00,0 :pouad8^of flat-fish and cod ever since.' v . Later in;the.summer, the Canaiian Insfaisg Compaay, Liimited, ot^. Van-cohTor,- B.C.i fitted out the halibut Bttfijitaer nimhricariat' with frawlihg gear,, and thiB.Te'^gel'ile now iandlng capacity eatehaa for the Oandian mar-kit. , ' i i These two Teasels are revolutionizing the Pacific'lisherifti. A new iu^ aim SHOES :aild: -Lac)iea^'lh�'aa, i|ll the nawUt, ^yfM. �pd cotor# In Bray/ alifmitalamibfeVjril/'hlatk.apti >HiijeK'4apBi ln'|il|h and fo^.haelji, width* A .>^-�t^{�e;,;;'c4 me; For, though his grave)! may net see, l My boy will ne'er forgotten be. My real son can.never die; '-l '- . 'Tls but his body that may lie ' In foreign land,. and. I shall keep Hemembr(i,nce fond forever, dejSp;� Within my iSeart of my true son. Because of triumphs that he wS>n.' It matters not where any one May He and sleep when' work is done.: It matters net,wherb:apm~e mfpUivew; It my dear son his'life must glvi^t'';, Hosannas I Wjll jslng tor lilmr^..:;-:J!; E'on^;thoug^ .-my eyes wltji tews, be ''�.:'i'.dlnn'.,.;-r : -tj'.'-. I And jvhen the wV is over, whe^i  l^lB.gallant coi^rades come ajtaln, t'll cheer Jhem as they're marql�|n^' by,: Rejoicing that ^they did not dj|�ji- ., /; And when his-vacant.place' I .u)e,^i .". My heart will bound With joy;|htt!t.v]h-e: Was mine bo long-my/ falp r; ybuiifg; son- , , _ .. And cheer for him whose work isvdonc! (These magnlflcen^i lines: have; (been^l inspired by the supine. If nofeordi^,^ sentiments of the,Xn'oi JEWS IN ROMANIA Washington,' Nov.. 21.-A,v^jleleBa-, tion of Rumanian Je\�r�tet^fei'pirticular people 1 Tvyhd vajip^l^^ kind of  inenu;'^K^^iid surroundings;; Week-end Choice BEEF Cutl at 15c> 18c & per lb. ^ BUTTER SPECIAL We have made arrimpB^ ments for the eritir^^pijft^l of two creameries. Ihw very fine fresh-made.^ Initteic. andwiufeoldat^^ ^ We have only receiv^ ^ poun^ for' tomOrirdW^,, please pl&ce 3'0;ur orde^s^c We are rtow receivi^l ja supplies of Turkeys, Chi Fowl, Geese; Our prices are er each week., , Wi confothi tb ill Ivood.Laws of, the Domipi Canada. ^ � iFgod Board license,Numbers'5-2386 and ^^O-l'SQQft.;' Phoii^j6,?r^J HKVi YOM TRIED t SPECIAL TOMAT0 GO I eALACf MARKET .^(i THIRTEEN'rH ,�TaEET^ N.i S':S:i:p,C*naitof|lS^fe^ i;.l^�jtall*||ie�e|,3�K:^-,. ^AVENUE SOk V.PHQNES-^IZ AND IS ' C'anartft Food,-Boar ;