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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE.'DAILY Y, OCTOBER 7, 1920 ct. fllbcita DAILY 'ahd'Publlshers THE' LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED Street Utthbndjj TV. A. BUCIIANAK 'JBiojgicg .Director tte Immortal, words associated the day carry. SCHO.OL FAIR AND SCHOOL GARDEN The iastiluUou of the school fair In the success it bas met points to Its heing a. popular one, and the, farther the idea spreads the better will it be in the influence the new Inlerest will Lave on the' young, in tho spirit of healthy competition which the school j Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. From when do the English settle- meats in Ireland date? S. What Is the population ot males as compared lo feiuales lu Knglaud? 5. What is the population of Ira- land? fair gives iu a healthy and wholesome j What ls thtt 0[ persons "to tho square mile iu Kcglani aud Wales. Scolland, snd Ireland? 3. What was the date ol the big fire which followed the earthquake y.in-Kranclsco? 6. was.the first "Internjtlon- mntnK ntufgj WEDNESDAY'S QUESTIONS pursult, An eucouragfmont, and a help lo the idea which underlies the school the school gardeti. School gar- dens will help .materially in Ihe sue- schuol.gardens has been initialed iu Great UrlUiu.und II has curuo as one ot the results of the.war. Tho to- creased interest shown in the school gardens during tho war, it is stated, was no doubt tin's to lho encourage- to the children to Increase tile Io6d production of the country by etc? learning lo grow vegetables. In the 4- Whst ls lho wa'r.'yeirs there was a large Increase iu -liie_school gardens and the results have been so'excellent teal in Scot- land t.b.6. Educalton Department, in HE yodeiVt'.jregiilalions for day schools, i-eco.rhin'ends tho'fonnlng and using ot gardens .wilh the object ol S ho used.his knowledge of-the law In 1. Who is Ihe palrou sainl of law- yers? What Is the Yellow Jack? 3. .What is the origin of "windfall" applied to an unexpected legacy. 5. WhatT-are tho most dry and parching winds of any? C. Why-is angling called the "gentle 'r.V- ANSWERS 1. St. Yves, himself a lawyer. .As scheme ot tho King Hill cf .30.000 seres, aad the Mlnldoia project ot acrsi have beeu CQU-' slructed. while a new scheme to irri- gate S5.000 acres wltk Mountain Houie as the centre is now being considered, The1reclauiaUou service the'ideal undertaklugs for (here th'o federal-goverumcnt does all tho wort, selling the land in most instances af- ter the system Is established arid gly- !ns the settler SO ye-ars to pay for the water right. 'The payments are mado easy. For the first four years be pays two pef cent, for the next two four cent and 6 per cent, for the next It. This Is without Interest on the Investment. Tho U. S. reclamation service Is not a money making sche merely alms at gctiitis land under irrigation, selling it at cost md giving the settler every cnar.ue to make good. The land is made productive, the coun- try as a whole benefits, aud tha re- clamation service get's the money back to go altead and use if In constructing some other project. The strong point ot this schema is that It docs not de- pend On private cnyitnl nor on the fri- dividual settler to be carried to .com- pletion.' Tho reason irrigation bonds were in such 111 repute iu the western leaking the instruction in nature study as fcrkctical' as possible. While tie school'garden's help in the study'of V, te vjclconed bv the reading! botany'their main objects are practi- give'the coin-' cal fXteacb" tho children how to grow plants, tile use 'of manure, and the The' figures" for the school year s I astes and it will ba a help to "satisfying fnsles." erJt of n book committee bul suggested the public a choice In par- .tlcilar literature, and EO. give readers rsad IheT (neleaci _ harlug their choice made for them. This; is a privilege wnich we .feel sure the pub- lic, jriU and we commend it to 'the notice of the c'ommitteg' of the public library. It is, 4he f usual -proviiion made In nearly ail pabllo' libraries. CO TOWN TO THE SEA The will asked at an early date lo take part In a Dominion campaign for aiding the Widows and orphans of the merchant and" fathers hare gone d6wn while doing- their great part In supplying the vitula of successful warfare, In furnishing fo6J tcTthe plying their usual avocation over the trade routes In face'of deadly peril from mine, tprpedo, anil rnarine. Further the- 'sb'ughl to be raised IB for the upkeej of Sailors' Institutes and for, spread ing the propaganda 9! interest in the merchant marine ot-the Dominion by an educational If there is replv to the question of (tho V there will no znlBtalxenlge In say Ing the Sea powenel Brillaii Kin Eire Without that sea rjbne- all lh efforts of valiant inert would haV< been in vain smews o war m food anc the certainty of- which" f caw only b assured to that nation who In th time of war haa ol th seas. While thq place oihanor.ln th of ;th seas la rightly given lo the Reyp Navy.'we can never forget "and. shoul never forget lhal as au auxiliary great and even .of, Vila! value to lh :Grand Fleet was the.merchant marim i was the co-part of tho othe and so'lt: must .ever he .with a nsllo which'1 relies on "existence free fron alarm, on the Maintenance ol lower. -To Canada, depending as we do o the exportation ot grain to the ma hets of. tho merchaj raarlne'tneatiB much, nnd lo nnr.ourag au interest Jn !l Is on I ho lines ol true economic policy Trade and tl tacijrUls for Irada prosperit and progress great regret th re" is no proper provision made I Government for looking .after lh widows'and orphans of the men of t! merchant marine. There may be sorn thing In this apparent neglect In lha at the time, thcso men were, not pro erly Ihe servants of Ihe Oovernmcn and it the widows and orphans are be then the claim may b made for every civilian who hnppem id' fce passenger oh a ship that w; torpedoed and lost, lhal his '.vifo an orphans shotild bo the caw of th Etafe. However, U Is not a questlc of throwing responsibility where we believe It should be sensed, in the way of rid of burdens which In Ihe Interests ol a common humanity wo are calicd on to Help In ihe bearing. rrhera I) the human sympalh; which Is powtrtul eaoogu In lleelt to rise to fhe occasion to undertake a sell-frri- fcosed dn'ty. Appropriately, Ine campaign in the ffcity for fund's for carrying out the tnlitibn of tto Navy League in re gard to tho merchant marine takes pface In Trafalgar weoh, and the pub- lic will have tho opportunity of SDKS doing ill share of duty wblch 119-20 "are -not yet" available, but In defenillcg the. oppressed he Is. called in Brlltauy "the poor man's The'Bug displayed from lazeret- tos, naval hospitals, and vessels in. qu.arantirje. Aie.5 .spy'Jea tb low .3. Some of the English nobility forbidden by the tenure of'their estates' to' fell timber, fall the tfees being reserved for lho .'.Royal Navy. Those trees, however, that were blown pended on private capital and tho. (From Our Own Correspondent) COLEMAN. Oct. govern- ment's steam grailer Is doing splendid Mr. Bealtle, who Is In charge, Is pushing Ihe completion of the work as Cowley. With the completion of such a road as is being made, there Is no doubt as to Ihe Increased travel by Ihe all- red, route.. Coleman lo Lelhbrldge will be a real pleasure trip once the whole road Is-finished. The minister of public lion. Archie McLean, Is to be complimented for his interest an 1 en- thusiasm la the matter. Coleman was very sorry to tee Alex Carson, the non.ular cashier n't the Bank of Conruerce, leave for Saskatchewan. as ha v.-as familiarly knbjR-it, carries with him the besl wishes ot hla many friends, and they qngratulate" tilih on his well deserved ilS-10 gaVdening.was taught in and ementnry schools and 31 centres In ngland-a'g compared with ele- and 22 centres .'in 13-14. Tho- Increase in Wales was quaily striking. in Scotland aye. been .laid-.put in 207 schools, and. pecial grants are allowed for this urpose. set .in Great ritaln in regard to the attenllon given school gardens be emu- ,ted ore school gardens, la some localilies, but be the cho'o! a where tills is osslhie, should "be an usual sighl. H -.ould'be .well to'prepare tor eo hat the school garden and tho school air may go hand-in hand. lence a good wind.was.ofteu a great" jodsend. 4. A- filfty days' wind ,in' Egypt, asting from the end of April to the mindation of the'Nlle.: 6; Tha Puna for qur months In the the table- ands of Peru. When they prevail it s necessary to protect the face with a mask from the heat of the day and he intense cold of the night. G. "Gentle" is a 'pun.' The gentle is the larva of the .flesh-fly used as bait in angling. Thaj search tor Ambrose .Small Is :I11 kept up, and it appears to be no mall task to locale the nlissing man. the winter ol onr discontent niadB more 'sft'by .'the, rise in price ot S iiake'sp eare; With the price of -wheat at present, he demise of'the WEeat. Board can not bul be more and '.more lamented ..Ike- Dickens' the cropping Ms. Gummidge the "old.un" will be "ever (Continued from Front Page) they may never become rich to' the point of rollins In weallh they make a nice living, are co'nlehled, and make a solic! comrnunily. Visualize the Coal dale district, eslended with -10 to SO acre farms, with plenty of iresa In every direction, all grown under irri gallon, and with a nice farm homo and surroundings every quarter-mile along every road and you would have a replica of project It wpuW meaii a" clfy of or up at Lethbridgo, at Coaldale, at Chin, belter at Taber.an so on all along the Hue as far as the .dilches esteuded. And busines would be practically as good'dne yea as another. .That's' the. future, o Southern Alberta Financing the Systems 7 It was promised ,that this, articli would deal more -particularly wirt the financial side of the. irrigation question in" this state, to-show hov t has been possible to reclaim 100 acres of desert lha means dry farming aboil a cost, .of- sorue :iirning them Into farms valued a or more arid paying "bl on that valuation. For the purpos ot securing this Information I calie on Deputy Commissioner Daer of th State fleclamntlon Commission aud B. Bond, chlefcnglrieer and projoc manager ol Ihe U.S. ncclamalion Scr vice for (he BolBO-Payetle and nllie projects centering here. Mr. Baer It .was learned tha when Idaho got statehood It also go control of the surface waters, so lha development of irrigation Is closel bound up with the stale hislory. Idaho has been irrigaling" sine away back in Ihc '70's when 'prival ichemes" were started in the Idah Falls country In the soulheastern pai of the dale, and spread from then The'big schemes however were ca rlcd through in the period from 1890 t 1D10. Four Methods Adopted there are four methods which hav been dmployed in carrying on th work. 1. Individual, n perpetual watc right being granted by Iho slate. 2. Private companies, getting water right lo waste I'm then selling Ihe land with water rich tho company maintaining control lho and making an annu; charge for the water. In many case the farmers aro now farming Irrfe lion districts on those projects, iss ing bonds and buying out Ihe origin, companies. S. Carey Acl Carp Act Is a federal net :itid was Invoke. in many ol Ihe Irrigation stales t emending Irrigation. scheme fairly well known. Haw desert Ian' would be segregated lo Ilia stale b Ihe federal government at Ihe instiim lot prival individuals, A water rigi royal prerogative ot ono lime he was tt) lho who would get scltlnrs to file on fh project. The sctllera would Ihr make application to the state to co struct the project, lho sclller payli I cents an acre for Hie land and u darlaklng to pay (lie cost psr aci of tho project sprcrul over a numbi ot years. On these projects a Ihn year residence was lo proi up. much Ihe samo ns under rmr horn slcad law. Under this scheme hu of thotisaiids of ncfes we bronshl under tho clilcli, but In a nun her of cases tho project turned o to be too big an undertaking flnancla ly find lho federal reclamation BL vice stepped" in lo. save the ritualIo In'.'the 'treatment given the chant plon'porker, which has been allotted a In a promihont holel in DCS lowa.Jt will ao longer be a case of "pigging it." General Wrahgel, In his campaign with the Polo B against the Bolshevists, Is satisfied with the progress made. "We aro' looking towards holding what we have he says. Even It the General has to wrangle for it, it is presumed. Tho way Lord Mayor MacSwIney is holding but ho Is taking away all the "terror" which a hunger strike Is re- garded to bring. His fast is fast mak- ing this species ot'siriklng a weapon not to be reckoned with to force "ob- durate" authority to surrender. A splendid Irrigated farm, an auto- mobile, and a comfortable banking account Is what a Raymond Jap now possesses. He must-have come to be- lieve that the land of the Chrysan- themum has nothing on the land of the JvJapIe Leaf. Mayor M. P. P., of Brant ford, Ont.; complains that Attorney- General naney has attempled lo pre vent him from having freedom of epeecti, because ho is regarded as supporter ot the Government, nonce H is his decision to go to the cross benches. Attorney-General llaney has made the Mayor of Brantford cross, The ex-Kalaer must now pay taxes On his Income, from which in his exempt. The lesson should be help- ful In bringing Wilhcim down fro'm (he aimlghtiness which he has assumed and In showing him what It feels like to be an ordinary mortal who has to pay his taxes, Tom Moore, President ol the Trades and Labor Congress, hafi avowed that tho Intention lo hold the npxt conven- tion In Winnipeg la to meet tho ex- tremists on their own ground. It Is a case of bearding the lion In hla den, and shows a confidence that tho sanity In Labor will prevail over the Istanlly ot eorao ot Its members. 4, Federal rccfamation' projects. Ideal Undertaking Rev. A. R, Schragg" gave an Interest- ng lantern lecture In the Institutional hurch on Thursday evening. a result of hii visit the Forward ioyemcnt Conimllteo of the congra1 ation are going ID make a canvass Braise their allottment. '.Miss McConnell arrived on Friday ml will take over Ihe Eighth grade la ae public school. "-Mr. McBurney Is having a pipeline urnace Installed in his drug store. a 'ood on Monday" evening en itted "Very Good, Miss Glbney and Mr. Springer, ol 'eraio, were the chief artists, but thoj lertalnly were ably assisted by-loca alent. SIrsv Richards, as the old maid aunt, excelled'.In'.the. carrying ant of her part. Miss Elsie' Desuey Ing of the land before the project started to get Ihe necdej capital to construct.' Often tho selller on. tho land, cxpecltng tho water to be available- the nett year. The money for construction ran out tofore the work was done, the settlor went and tho bond holder had to step in and put up more money to save Its investment. That's ivhy irrigation bonds are not the popular Inveslbjout Ihey should be. At Turning Point Just now Idaho is at the turning lint in Us irrigation development, ac- irding.tb Deputy Commissioner Daer. II tho water, of the rivers available r Irrigation has been lat Is the natural flow is being used the full; extent tho state will allow, riow becomes, a mailer of storing ood'waters In reservoirs and by this eans it is hoped io irrigate ere3 more. .This work will cost rela- vely higher than what has been done ot the nalural Dow. Tho state has an Irrigation district ct which is being invoked by tho ers to manage their own n many" instances they are forming strlcts, bonding their land, and using 10 money' to buy out the original uilders of. the scheme. In'other's hey are .exiending present schemes, here are 70-organized districts -In le state, about half of which are In neralion, the remainder being In pre mlnary stages. So far these dlslricls aye received no stale aid In their chemes, hut there is a very strong lavement in lhal direclion, and this III be one of lho main problems ua er discussion at Ihe next meeting of he state leglslalure. One act which wll bo. asked for Is a certification ac uch as is now In force in Oregon an( California, which was describee n a previous article. This plan prac icaily puts the pledge of the state be ilnd district irrigation bonds so'tha hey become legal securities for the nyestment of Elate school tiuds "and s'avlggp I is right next door .to a Elate guarantee t principal and interest. Faith in Farmer's Districts That he had the Utmost faith'and confidence in farmers', irrigation dis ricts owned andiconlrolled by farm !H was Ihe mosl Important statemen made to me by Mr. Bbnd of the.U-.S sen-Ice, and ho was talk ng from long experience, "l" find th rrlgation districts." formed by. the. far iners tinders the.stale irrigallon dis :rict act to be well managed in ever particular. They take an Intelligent interest, elect good directors, manage :hcir internal affairs .well, and pay their debts. I have a lot of dealings with them, for of late years In extend-- ng schemes nnd building new we have been working through these districts. In fact I am practically in- sisting on them. We rriako our con- tracts .with tho dlstricls as a whole rather'than jwlth the individual farm- ers as in the older schemes. Wo find t pays.' As an block of tho iioise-I'ayette dlslricj last Do-, ccmber there was due from the farm- of district to the U. S. reclam- ation service a payment Today there is only ol this outstanding, Most of It will bo paid by December of this'year and It will all bo paiil by June of next .year, or before the time for taking legal ac- tion had arrived. That Is highly satis- factory, and 1 think you wlil find IK6 same will ho the result in the case'dt Irrigation districts up In your own country. We would much rather build a scheme and f-ell the water to the dis- trict at a per acre cost over the 20 years required to Ifciuidale tho cost ot construction than do business in the old wny. aivl I am sure lho tanners would rather do their business through their own organization than direct with us." Irrigation here generally have three directors elected by ihe farmers, one ol whom drops .out each year. They name Ihelr own water maslor whu Is responsible for seeing that l.hy are kept clean and lhal each Tinner gets hU proper am- ount of water in his proper (Urn. Bring Go6d Prices 'Irrigation ol farmer's dis trlcts prices loo when they are not thrown on tho market In too iarsa n clor-r. A few years tigo tlje Niimpii-Meridian farmers former! a district and bonds 10 buy out Ihc works of Ihe original company These n'. 96 for six per cents Last sVrlriK the same dlslrlct, comprises 2I.VjO some refunding year six per cents. They a.t par in spite of the fact lh.il the market nt tho lime wns rjeKlmilnj; lo get sick. The fiuit ili.il Ihe U. 3. reclamnlion service, after Us long experience In Ihc Irrigation game, has como lo fav- or the organisation by tho farmers ol their own irrigation districts in tho same manner as lha Lethhrirlgo Nor- lliern hna been organized, Is a mlghly significant fact, and one that Alborlann will do well to lake Inlo consideration In lho campaign for irrigation exten- sion. he "suffragette, looked the part am ilayed the part exceedingly well.. In act everyone of the party did so wel PICKED UP IN PASSING P 0 R T H U 8 Y: M A N Trancis A. puncan, a vell-Vuown Saruia railroad.conductor died in.-a lochester, Ulan., hospital Dr. Robert- Shearer was dead In a field oa his farm. Chariot Norlrilk County, Ontario, evident- y crushed ,by a heavy limn at a tree.- The official board ot Centre Methodist Church. MinM-ia, intended a UBanlniQU3.iivellallon fo Rev. Jonit Garbutt of Sluicoe Street Church, Osh-' awa, to become pastor in June, 19211 The Colbofoe Street Methodist church official hoard, Brintford, ei- ended a-unauiinous. call to Heir. Hum- phrey A. Grab.arnYB.A.j of Walksrvllle, :o assume tha pastorate next June. l.o_ succeed Hey. C. P. Logan, who has accepted an Invitation to Hamilton. The appointment of Ihc Hon. Bobert Rogers, formerly" Minister of Public Works, to. .top. rajnk.ot .honorary lieu tenant-colonel of'the Fort Garry Horse has.been promulgated In a recent mil- itia list: R. J, Williams, formerly manager ot the Itcgina branch of the Bank of Brit Ish North'America, .and now of Winni- lias been' appointed manager of the iWglua branch of the Bank ot Mon- treal In sticcessldri to A. P. Angus, who is retiring. Cardiria'r uubols has been appointed Archblshtin'hf Paris. He. succeeds the late'CardlnaV Airielle.' Cardinal Louis j Ernesl Dubois was born In St. Calais, Diocese of.Lemans, in 1856. He was created and proclaimed .Cardinal on December" "Cltae.. :He Is Archbishop, of Rouen. .V Rolfag Stock aerial bt charges made by Jfon. Langley, minister o'f agrk'uU.iMrJ tor that railways vvgjre retarding th0! jrain movement to elltulnate idlenesi ofrolllng stock.ddrlhg .the wlater months, was mudo, 0, of -the j C, P, It. western lines. r-, R roe there is- not a shadow "As 14J, per cent, expressed' their intention of haf it is needless to mention -then Congregation, at -the ndivirtually.. ,The opera ftouse was packed to capacity and the compli- montaty remarks heard on every side of satisfaction. Quite number -waited for the danco which lollpwed. Great credit .Is due Miss Jihney and' Mr. Springer for the way whole show Was staged and carried out, party ol Masons travelled by rail ind auto to Pincher.Creek on Monday' tp'attend a lodge of instruction. They report a profitable ard enjoyable .irh'e, j', "Communion" Is to be observed In the Institutional Church on Sabbath morning, 10th of October. A preparai service is to be held on Friday evening at 7 p. in. Quite a number. Lime. Mr.'and taking up housekeeping again Jn. Coloman. Dr. Field; has purchased the Low- den hqiise-and will move Into resi- dence this Bpwen hie overhauled the resi- lience, latelyroccupied'by -Mr. and Mrs.-.Neil itnd .will.move'in this week. [louses are at. such .a; premium In Coletnan thai the-ohly safe way to be 'sure you one.' rooming hoiise of'the In-' and Coke company K It IB comfortable "and a great boon to tho.men. Miss t'terie: Stewart ot going.lo.India ag a inlsstonary. Make Ypjur Decision MASON -ft: 1 A piano IB -an investment a donrtflecldb Without ca ret ul I avestlg atlom ly welcome comparison, and sure you'll say with j nono tetter than a M. R., no matter .'what yoii Style Booklet free to dress. Ask us for It..' HftSOH Balmoral Block HonriB ef Vlctroll" An "Old Under thla mejftiil the BPlsc-1'ayetlo be held In convention 13 to QUALITY at a fair price is the corner stone of th6 greatest success ever achieved in the selling oif good Century clothes with j a national reputation for style and service, J Sold Exclusively by BERT KESTER'S MEN'S SHOP HOME OF 20TH CENTURY CLOTHING ALEXANDRA HOTW. iLOCK ON THE CORNER ;