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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'KE LETHBRrofM-rDAILY HERAID MONDAY, OCTOBEH 11, 1920 ftfoe Ictbbribge DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietor! and Publisher] THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED Street South, W. A. BUCHANAN Maoagicg Director Johc Torrance Manager Htrnber Audit Bureau of Circulations Subscription aolivered. .-25 Dally, by-mail, per.year 8.00 Daily, by null, for'6 mon-hs 4 25 Oally. by mall, 3 months....... 3.50 Weekly, by. mall, per year 1-50 by mall, peryear "to if-S. 2'jO NEW, BRUNSWICK' L Like '-Preinter' Norri's in Manitoba, Premier Foster of >few Brunswick has a very obnoxious opposition lined np agalast-liimr It Is obnoxious Iarge- ly is It-it is not i United may be able to tarry al Just agement and stir up a healthy icter- est. We are glad to note that this in- terest Is now being given la the local High School, and it should spread to all pur schools in Southern Afterla. To the adult, also, the competition should appeal. There are'many in whose minds there are stored recol- lections which when put into story are boucd to be brimful of interest. The competition should not fail to arrest their interest...... To hundreds the storUs which the competition should bring forth aro bound to be Instructive, informative, and entertaining. It is worlh our while to know something of the early his- tory 6f-the'particular, part of the country we live'In, full as it is of stirring human'interest. Those who apply themselves to bringing these in- cidents before the public will not only be doing'themselvcs a good turn in way of winning the substantial prizes oHerei bill will prove benefactors to the reading public." We commend'the competition to the serious notice of .old and-youug. u Mr. Norris is doing in-Manltqbav .The gronp system Is Dominion wide "We" our legislatures in Slahitoba. and 1 New firiinswick, -and .when .the 'Other provinces come they will-find the germ .therYToo. li. makes for un- settled conditions. "'...The; farmers In Manitoba'wbnF line up with the Tor- lea Labor' to! defea.1 the Liberals, neither will they Vllno. np, with' N'orrls to 'more secure. be Ijkewise in New THE PLIGHT OF THE FARMER The seeker "after tho human story may find something !u .tallowing the proceedings of'.the Tariff Enquio Commission, and what he gains there by may well be worth noting In tho Book of Knowledge we all in a greater or le'sa degree mentally car ry. At the sittings 9f the' Commission in Edmonton' there was the evidence taken of a .farmer who spoke of the 'lure to, the children of the farm in the hard conditions, they, had to experience.'. These conditions were helped-by the high prices of the licccs- Isarles of protective tariff .policy hand in promoting, while at the same time It'imposes'a tax on the necessaries which the farm- Do You TODAY'S 1. Are there stbckliigs made from woodT 5. What is the population ot Ihe Brillsh Empire? 3. What is the greatest tnovra ocean depth? 4. What Is the greatest land height! 6. What is the height of "the aurora? 6. What planet correspond! In size to the earth? (Continued from Front Page) SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS 1.' What is Gladstone clarat! What are tho three great'-itasslo races.of England? 3. "Oaks" sb'c'slledT 4. What Is the origin of the phrase, "There is no royal.road 5. What is Simmes'Ilqle.1 6. Who were ttib 'gods''- in Macaiilay's Hues, "Lars Kiug of Clusium', By gods he 1. Claret of 'cheap kinds" that be- came common when reduc- ed the duty in 2. The Derby; tfie Oaks, aiidlhe St. Leger. I 3. The Oaks received its yVn for'suck an important pur-'i Coaldile Firmon SKo'jlj Brunswick. Anyway Premier Foster; Dr needs lo work his to meet has. the largest following, ?nd this him holding' Ihe reins of; tower. Probably the farmers In both Manitoba and New Brunswick will dictate to the government rather than join with others 'to1 defeat it. They have the-'.'whip hand" and can. force the larger group to do their bidding in order Considering that N'ew Brunswick Is [rery shifty politically and Is not pro- nouncedly Liberal like Nova. Scotia, Premier Foster fared surprisingly well the varied groups. That was no'doubt'duo to the fact that he had given the adminis- tration, and' quite' progressive, too. Certainly .the result is.more hopeful foriJUbsrals than Conservatives. In the last parliament the Liberals had a majority of seven over the Coriserva- lives; this time they have eleven over tnVCoffserratives. It Is true that.the combined opposition doesn't "give the government any plurality but then that opposition 13 not likely to combine tp'vdefeat-the government.. A divided opposition of twenty four is much more, comforting than a solid opposl Conservatives, will happenjin Manitoba and New'Brunswick cannot he revealed pntll the legislatures meet. It possible, then for: the groups to unite and-defeat'.the: governments; ;it will be-Just as possible, for one of the group's to givo the government a help- Ing ;hand. We doubt.leven if Slayer Hardla were engaged .to read the bands of the leaders of the respective opposition groups he could tell what ires going to happen. Lhe high prices of living In the pres-" ent day. The farmer Is truly the servant of nature, and nature is often a hard taskmaster and impartial, if not'.in- exorable, In its dealings with men. Nature is not a respecter of. persons. It has no .more regard forTthe peer than the peasant, tor the saint.than the sinner. We .provide against this special chara'cter of nalure by arti- ficial methods-to withstand cold aud heat and' BO on. The farmer is in his special avocation dependent on na- ture, the same'artificial means to rem- edy the conditions.Wuich nalure im- poses" should. bs' extended to "him" in aiding him in getting a recompense for what not alone affects him but all 'of-'us. It artificial barriers to the suc- cess of his labors car from Lambert OakS, In the' pKrish of Wood man stone.: AnrlnV called tha Hunters' Club, was rented btjhe LanV- bort family. It afterwards passed to the eleventh Derby. It was the twelfth Earl who originated'the Oaks Stakes on May :j 4. Euclid having opened a school ot mathiimatics In -Alexandria was iisked by Kins Ptolemy whether he co.utd not, in a more compendious', said the geometrician, IB ;no 5.- The cavity which J.Oaptain Joha Simnies'', mathtaineiii'eiistM': at the North ahd'South: 6. -Juno; M'lne'rva, and -Tiiila Lhree the can, liars, Saturn, Hercules.'Summan- us.'-a'nd'-Ve'deus; amount 01' new land, but It will bol- ster up a number of private and Curey Act projects which are now tottering to ruin on account of lack ot sufficient water to make the projects safe. For Instance, there Is Carey Act at Shoshone-RlchftcW which was 1m' properly conceived. The water sup- ply wu altogether inadequate, It was learned too iate. One farmer who filed on 166 acres In this scheme sold out the other, day for cash and went out to look for a job. Then there is the Salmon River tract west of Twin Falls, where acres were: organtzed'and taken up and wa'er in the ditches for only S.OOO acres. Both these projects will good by the American Palis riam. Importance of Water Supply All of which goes to show lhat It's even more important to have the water, after'the ditches are built than to and Ihe money-tb build them in the first place; -Money Is Important, but it can be secured. Watervts the all-Important factor It the .money ipeuf Is to be made good.' Outside, lhes-8 features there Is not much to'choose between the Mlnldoka Twin projects so far as farmers are concerned. The average value of the land here is around {300 per acre.r.jThe .reclamation sarylco. gives the' following figures as the re- cull of tho spent on the project: v 122.0IK) acres land Value: 61: livestock Value ot farm equipment Such a milt as the Burley Feed Alan-} ufacturing Co. has here Is quite with- in the range of possibilities of the Coal- dale district, and when alfalfa gets tick (o the mark there, It It ever doeeyit WM Par the farmers to look Into the matter. Potatoes form another of the prin- cipal crops here, and big money has been made out of iucnj In tho PICKED UP IN PASSING F 0 H THE BUSY M A N TRAIN AUTOMATIQALLY BKOUGHT TO 'A STOP exhaustive and BUC- Icessfut tiJal.o.f J, rillroad signalling device was made this after- noon on the Greast_Western Railway. a special train [and invited to see the demonstration Sarlna claims a poputallon otjj. o Thomas T, P O'Connor, the I.S10 {Duke of .Manchester, representatives 13.S70 Mrs. Wm. Adams, of New Waler- few years. At present the price strangely disappeared, dropped oft to 90 cents a sack, so the; 6 farmer feels he Is getting It In the. acbk all round. They; however, ore de- int all they, can to establish the- repu- tation of the Idaho potato just as has been djjne by the farmers -erouud Greeley; Colo. Twg main varielles are being grown, .Rue! and Netted Gem, tttese are'carefully sorted 'as to "and Quality before shipment. Gradlaj .'of' potatoes is Icoked upon about as important as is grad- of wheat In Weslern Canada. Total Assessed yalna'tlons: Farms Towns'" on project Public ;ulllitles ;'Tolal ..'.U'. Crop's in Crops :prqdaced since ooo. Shipments of agrlcallural products In (Continued from Front Page.) Pickett, farmers. TMage'e, F. E. Bourgois, F. Reid McManus, government. J_ A. Young, J. K. Finder and C. D. Richards, opposi- Hnn r :'_': tion. Premier Expresses .Thanks ST. Foster the follpwlng" age to the peopli; of'Now Bfuhswick: "1 desire to express- sincere thanks to the electors l of St. John and. the other constituencies' wbioh ;ga've the Hajr-'i.-. Potatoes Wheat Sugar, Sheep cars care. 650 care 450 cars cars 220 cars 210 cars (Sweet Orass Advocate.) W. Uhrich, ot Slunoy, lud.. arriv- her Monday on what he thought would be a lad that 'of re- turning home with the body of his brother-in-law. his great snrprlse --upon reaching here to be 'confronted by tho supposed dead man alive and well. ForgefttnVto 'mall a tetter In this loiUnce' waa the cause of It all. -The young man whom it. was thought by relatives to be dead was Eplirlam Tiffin, former general raffle: manager of tho inter-Colonial Railway, died at-Preston, Ont. The Enderton ot Win- nipeg, left 'an" e'stale valued aC -____ Goo., Stoyenson, Craobrook .old limer, was badly Injured when he was thrown (rom a horso, t Craubrook citizens si-a demanding a clean up of sbme'of'the resorts'In that city. A. C. Hardy, of son of the late. Premier' Hardy, of .Ontario, has Joined Hoii." Mackenzie king on his weslern tour. Ilector.Dumont was found guilty at North Bay' of the murder of Cyrll.Itay- mend, at: Sturgeon 'Kails, aud sentenced to death. Because Hoy Dervill, 27 years, old, left the tail.of his coal behind after robbing two homes the Windsorfiollce were able to trace him to Ms hiding place. 1 Major W. N..Knoivles, of Barrio, has been .'appointed the Ontario Gov- t Ihe Mliustr) transport, and en gineers fro'ra'many'ofthe he-country. .-_-----.-. Tha Invention Is designed to bring o cither a full stop a train which has overrun Its signals, or "which Is unexpectedly TOafronted jy, an obstacle. The main current ot passes rills without, affecting" the engine as long as everything Is working smoothly, but as soon as danger arises a short circuit ii net up and the current Is de- flected, throngir mechanists attached to the engine vrltlf the that the brakes aYe. applied so as either to stop the train dead or to any required a i working on 'a rahcii east of Coutts and gave the late W. S. Flook a letter to Flook took euddenly ill aud died, in S the letter iWas 'not mailed. his person by the.corpner, It: .was not opened, but wis mailed and a. telegram also sent Bima address at Munsy, jnd., it being thought that this the address ernment to be Divisional Inspector and Assistant Superintendent of the Prov- incial Police, at a year. has reached Kdmon ton that Lnclen 'rSubuc, of the legal firm ot Dubuc, PeUpiijandiBiicklcy, of that city, has'b'eeh'a'ppojnled distrlct'judg'e in to the late Judge Noel.! Sir. Dubuc, who was born in the west, j fereat tests, representing all types ot emergency, and- responded -faithful- ly to each. The englneerB were much Impressed al-seoing a'heivy train an1 tomatlcally and smoothly brought to half speed and then to ajitop although under full steam t primary pected "Wellington D Rankln, Repub- lican nominee for attorney general Senator Mtece sajd today be decided to suppoH Mr [Rankm alter reading of the recent speech m BlUinge of Louis M. Irvin, Democratic candidate for attorney general In _which Irrtn is reported to.haije said, Tlie const! tutlon of this si ate'Is it out of the of the dead .man's Bister. Instead! has 'been ".'practising law for the Flour -170 cars.. Miscellaneous 160 cars Total cars i artificial aid bo thereby rendered him, that Is his due; and it Is something in the of an aUrulstio policy, i A menace of.the present day Is the depopulation of 6uF rural .areas. It has proved Its elf: a vital in older communities, and .here, 1n a comparatively new country, we have :be opportunity to kill it while it Is showing its head. That opportunity s with us while things are so to speak in- their beginnings. In the measure we estimate the need nf 'ood production, in that measure' energies should be extended to make 'arru life attractive and to encourage the young not to desert but lo be drawn to the farm. r government such splendid'Support on be removed, and The administration is in a THE'HERALD'S In the, way of'inatruclton.and enter' tainmerif we feel 'sure there has been no attractive- com ipetllion pre- sented to" a jrahllo than that which the Herald-has Inaugurated, and particU' fars of which haye appeared in our jBBuea. H'is of the kind which sliould to" the, old'and' the young, and the competition .has. framed for that The competition la not one which appeal solely lo the skilled writer. ll IB one (n al I engage with a chance of ;equal success, in that the material Us handy'for anyone who Is willing ti 'go In "search of It. The field Is large and varied, and tho "copy" la withli reach1 'of the 'dillge'nt seeker after It It1 means a little perseverance, bu the reanltfl to the successful compel Itbrs-aVe worth the trouble of what over time Ig spent in going after'it The aim of the competition is for col lectlng and tabulating local historr. "fi The recent death, of the Indian Chic Weasel Fat, carrying with it tho re collection of the last- Indian trlba The 'catch "of whales In a net may well be described to be "a whale of a catch." much better position be- fore the election, for, while it "is true that we. haps.twc. had: in the.last the: opposition] has seven less. "The government'-will -continue to carry on and will vgive the fullest we. have pei> two, or. even'.one we The' wholesale purchases for the year reached much of which was represented In building material; Sage Brush 15 Yesrs Ago number of farms on the acre project Is given at the total population that the land was sage brush in 1905 with barely a'ifngle ..Inhabitant the U. S. officers, consider :hat good "with the fS.SOO.OOO'eipende'd for Irrigation. i The., principal indus- try oh the project of course Is g.ngar. arc. twq'fadto'ries 'of the Amal- gamated 'Sugar 'Co.vo'n'e' here'at Burley and one at. Paull miles' 'distant. These exist because they can get the Jtlnd of labor'that' will work' Iiflhe Bngar beet fields. Mexicans with a few Japs are the main 'source.'.'The Sugar company goesr to great lengths to see that a supply of this-labor is made available in order that the raw the-dead, man's.: mother received the message; and "wired to .the undertaker here that the remains be held until developed that a'mistake was made and the supposed to be dead man met his relative at the The tow of them returned to Indiana next train, while the remains ot iri the morgue for several days were laid to rest .in the Coutts cemetery. slble effect to its progressive policy.'; ST. JOHN, Claims 15 Supporters In' a 'statement '1 WOMEN'ENROLLED AS STUDENTS AT MANITOBA THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE past 15 John attorney-general, R. prosecut6r and the -following Winnipeg andi Manitoba' men have been created! K. C's: Travers" Sweatman, T. J. Murray, Horace Ormond, R. F. Jic- Williams, Bergman, F. B. Simp- son, of Dauphin, 'and George. T. Arm- strong, Manitou.] The large frame barns and the dwelling house of Israel' Weser, two miles' northwest .of -St. Jacobs, Ont, were totally destroyed by fire, caused ____ _ _______ WINNIPEG; Man, Oct. i by a spark from an engine' while cut- One of tho Republican sneakers In Maine.asserted thattno interest taken in politics by womon over there was an agreeable surprise. Eight out of ten questions asked him were by women.' And yet there are those who maintain that: woman is not curious. A son In Montreal has obtained "as damages from his father for being crushed by Iho lalter's auto. This action' must be crushing to the parental feelings. Evidently the son thought ,that father "ought to" be more careful in driving. issued on the result of 'the Hon. J..SI. of the op- position, says "Fifteen supporters of the party have been elected ajid the govern; menl has been- unable" to obtain'a .ina-. jorlty of tha housej-N Considering, that Ihe election was' sprung at a' lims when the opposition', party was prac- tically destitute of'organization and was just changing our leader) the re- sult is an The op- position, though able to have put can; lltlates in nearly overy conEtlluency, did not do BO, as it .did not propose, by dividing the forces against the gov- ernment, to glvd that body a measure ot success to the'opinion of tho people, It was not entitled. There are many poiiits upon which ''the op- position, the farmers- and. the Inde- pendents are in accord and the next session of the legislature will demon- slrate this fact. f "1 regret that Ibe services, of sev- eral valuable men have been tempor- arily lost to the opposition; In th9 house by the defeat of "some members of our'party. Hut 1 am confident wo can now proceed with 'tho work of Tho anti-dumping provisions of the Customs Act aro being Invoked against the Importation to Canada of cheap sugar from the States. Wo pre- sume this is one more case in which we are lo be asked lo bear with sweet resignation the burdens which tho Customs ini pose. Senator Warren 0. Harding, tho Ra publican candidate for the presidential some of his country- fight In Hie vicinity -in which Lelh- "en very good advice when he salt] bridge fa now built, furnishes an iu- splrallon of what may be gathered in Incidents ot local history which aro fail. and- of which, it Is ,W 'say, tie''btil'k of the people of Southern such' Inc! place, aro i not familiar Br.hools should -'form lie ground of i iie.aithy -rivalrjr Bchbols of tha dlitrlcf; aiil if stKraid'be'1 count- 1 ed.somathlng'.of'.ciliilinftibn to Jhe'ln- atitntlon.whose carry .'off winning... Here Is where i teachers can givb their pupils encour- the first time. In the history.of the women are enrolled ss stu- denti-'ofa theological college. It Is the Manitoba College' (Presby- whers the girls-are they are, taking' as .deaconeises, social. missionaries on foreign in kinder- .jhe women of the church thd i nee have Interested themselves :Jn providing a .residence, for the students, 'Miss Edna being' In charge as dean. ting corn. All-this.'year's Impleme'nts were de'stroyed.. There Is no his church ''members, Mennoaites, will cpnlribnie. The loss is between fifteen and -Senator Henry'L-. Myers, of Mon- tana, Democrat, declared al Billings he would'opublican state and congressional ticket :unreservedly In the present campaign. In' his original announcement of support for the Itepublican- ticket because of the success'of candi- dates on the Democratic ticket at the Your Children DESERVE.A Mason On a "cheap.1', piano thisy will 'never learn or play, perfecUf, You'll be-Burprlsed how little we ask for the Mason Eljca lasts a .lifetime.- Easy terms'ofl payment and "Factory to Home1' nrices. KASOK my, mm Balmoral Block The Home of the Vlclfola" re-organization cerlalnty of ultimate success. To do tbis, the party must give due consideration and fair play to all." ADD INSPECTORS FOR BORDER WORK AT'WINDSOR WASHINGTON, Oct. slx Inspectors have been ordered add- ed to the Canadian border Service of the immigration bureau.. A recent In- vestigation disclosed the.fact that In- spectors not only were working" seven days a week but were universally com- pelled to'work overtime as'ft'-result of the Inadequate staff. HARDWICK IS WINNEft FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR' IN 'GEORGIA that he would no more tell Great llritaln what to do with Ireland Iban he would permit Great Britain to tell the Stales what to do with tho Philip- pines. Tho reminder was well needed. ATLANTA, Oct. United States Senator Thomas W. Ilafclwlck ivon the Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia over Clifford Walker, former slate attorney general, in Wednesday's run-off primary, ac- cording to complete unofficial returns compiled by the Atlanta constitution. GERMAN CROWN PRINCE' BECOMES HOUSE SHOER What Premier Lloyd Georgt has staled' In regard lo the plot to ralfio 3 force In Ircland'rliirihg the war "to 'slab Great llritaln In., the back when .she-was engaged in a life aud death Blrugglo for the freedom of the world" should give pause to tha over enthusiastic 'in their sympathy -with the Sinn Fein for a republican Jre- "blalned a position as an AMSTERDAM, Qcl. former German crown prince fiaa'adrtcd A new role lo-hla already ,large -repcf- to thfl latest' news from Wlcringcn., rtedctlcjt ovlilonlly finding ..tinlii tils land.'. assistant to local farrle'r afid has products for their secured. But It is adinitlel-on'vevery hand that, without a supply of -this labor, sugar beet growing would bb Impossible. Raymond's experience would be repeated here (without the So it is not necessary to go into thai phase of the project's pro- duction at any Other Industries on the tract include two meal mills. As .this Is.'an Indus- try vfhlch should bo turged- iln the Coaldale-Magrath Irrigation .belt, I visited'the plant of the Barley Meal Manufacturing Co. The plant Is cslaWlphed on the'railway line on the edge, of Ihe capitalized at all Burley capital, appears to be as large as ah''1 -'ordinary 250 barrel flour mill, and employs 30 men when working to. capacity. Tho plant was put Into operation only in December last. not strict- ly'an alfalfa meal mill, 1n fact alfalfa meal Is only a small percentage of tis output though alfalfa is' the: basis of the majority of the ten dlff.erent.klnds of teed manufactured. rat- ions for feeding steers, dairy cows, poultry, feeding wintering ewes and half a dozen other purposes arc- turned out. Each IS compounded very carefully, one of the most Import- ant officials of the plant being a c'nem- st. ;To mix with the alfalfa all syrup produced by the sugar company on the .ract Is bought, while wheat, cats and >arley are purchased fronflthe fa'rmers., 'n atlilitlon soy-beans are Imported! :rom China, cane symp.-from lax seed from Montana, .fronv Nebraska, colton seed frbntHbe cotton stales, and a dozen anil other In- gredients arc imported. Weevil Hurts Alfalfa', The factory Is, at the present tlmo paying to ton for alfalfa de- livered al Ihe plant. This is Very low and makes a poor showing'igninat tho 1919 crop, but the Idaho alfalfa mar- is In a moat decrepit state .at the present time owing lo the' 'embargo against weevil dlslrlcts. '.rThd company figures at 2000 cars of finished product annually. effect of the establishment of the mill Is likely to be an Increase In winter feeding. Last winter the feed company, in yards beside the- plant, finished for market about head of cattle and sheep, some for farmers who brought thorn In, b'nt mostly stuff shipped In from Ihb range d'stricta of 1 Idaho am! Montana. In company manager claimed, four! pounds dally were put on old, cows be- ing fitted for tho block, and this rate was kejt up for 68 days. The 'com- pany hopes lo establish a bfjfmaTket for Us .project, right on thc'traci for it lo becoming more and mqra'dvldent thai the farmers, In order (o rnako their alfalfa fields will havo to Import and feed caltlo and sheep. Just now, however, money Is" so tight that bqnks arc calling In loads: Instead of i-1-'1 v 'rt tt'.' nlrcnily made hit Oral lioraeshoo. Bjaklng'th'em for live- Everybody Smokes isf ;