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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDOE DAH.Y HBRAUJ f UESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1920 v She lltbbribge Hlbcrta DAILY -AND WEEKLY and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRIKTINQ COMPANY LIMITED ttt 6th Street W, A. BUCHANAN and Managing Director John Torrance Bualom Manager Mntier Audit Bveau ot delivered, pet Daily. by per year-... 800 Daily, by maU, tor 6 .4-J5 Pally, by man, 1 months 160 by nuii. rear 1.50 mall. jer yew to 0-8. J.SO THE REAL MEANING OF THE REFERENDUM On October 25th the" public of Al i who arS so' entitled, will be called on to record their voles on E single question..as to whether or hoi tie existing privilege, made possible by Iho Federal law, of Importing 'llQior intb the Province shall continni jpr not, It is well to keep the sins! Issue in mind without allowing othe Issues to be intermixed with it. -Ti pat Use question in another wfiy, i simply1 amounts to this: Shall th Prorlnco be placed in a position to i have complete jurisdiction over the liquor traffic without. In any shape' or j form, being hampered'by. Dominion That to say. Is the i JToviacs tooe given or not given the power to say :what liquor shall be I fropdrtefl and what shall nol'be' import- ed. Tho interprovlnclal trade. In Other words, is sought to be taken away from the authority and ihe juris- j diction of the Federal Government It the people so will.it.. tier regulations may be made by the Government will, rest.on tM outcome of tht sentiment express in the voting In the majority rolled op Should this majority, in the tol- time ot opinion that is expressed, testi- fy that it is the sentiment of the people that the Province be then it will remain for the Gov- ernment to make it so. Tho fact that la-thU legislation the hands ot Ihe Ooternttent will not be tied by Us having lo submit to liquor being im ported whether itVills or not, as nt present under tbe Dominion law, is something to be kept clear in mind. There IS ho iiecessity for contdsini the Issue It is plain. .The Dominion Government is only too willing t 'abrogate the power it possesses undo present legislation to the Provincla authorities. IE the people of th Province so decide. This thi alone is the Issne. rWlth the new power which will h placed in Its hands in giving it th aole Bay as to whether liquor shall b Imported Into tho Province, It at all.'o limited to certain beverages, such a beer for Instance, should the elector declare that the power which the DC minion Government now possesses no longer possess, the Cover i nent of Alberta will be given a fre f hand "In making liquor regulation which shall conform to the wishes j the majority of- the people ot tl Province, it will not be In the pos 1 In which it Is now, ot bavin what it aims at counteracted by th V Sower the Dominion Oovernment h I' to allow of the Importation of liquoi The Dominion Government is wi I Ing to forego the authority U now pi to allow liquor Into I Province la conformity with Inle to whom. Premier Melshen Is a per- grata, the Montreal Gazette. This is tae Terhatim report, sent from Grautjy, where the Premier nssde his speech, in the form of a "special despatch" to the Montreal Gazette: "1 do not say that the leaders ot Iho party, much less their follow- ers, want to orerturn responsible gov- ernment, but 1 do say that those with whom they have aligned themselves, as, for instance, the Winnipeg and Vancouver sadltlonlsts, had as their goal 'the upsetting ot the system of :o'vernment In Canada." bnt a qulbbier in words can misconstrue the Premier's-raeanlng in the word "aligned" he used. To be aligned with Eedltloulsts shows a nat- ural inclination lo consort with them it sympathy with tho held hy them. No stretch ot Imagination can construe the application otherwise. If there is any. doubt as to tbe applica- tion intended that is set aside by the passage immediately preceding the one has arisen in Canada si described-as a Tanners' Fre rade.party. -It bad its birth in tb estern'. Provinces, and for som welye-yeafi or more it had been gain II has the old ee Irade policy of 1S31. U has is platform. It demands to b in power in Canada. It ha athored under ft banners and trai] ehfnd.it-.every class of theorists an and today, beyond a constitutes the most nume: s and .strongest organization o] osed io the present Government." As Globe pithily o erves, 'Theorists and malcontent as as far as Meighen went herbroobe, bnt when Granby v e'achefl, as we have seen, the Farm rs' leaders were represented as joi ng hands with ail the malcontents an estless elements In the country, an peciflcaHy as having "aligned Ihem eJyeB1' Va .ouyer. a editio n 1st s.' "..Now. comes- the "explanation" Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is the story ot the origin t the name ot Athens? 2. What was the Zollvereln! 3. How came the American Indians o tie called Indians! 4. Wbat is raohalr! 5. What is the. style of St. Patrick's 'OSS? 6. was the Byzantine Empire? MONDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Are there stockings made from v What Is the population of the British Empire? 3. What Is the greatest known xean" depth? 4. Wbat is the greatest land 5. What urora? is the height ot the 6. What placet corresponds lu size 0 the earth? MONTANA (Continued from Frost Paiei Inalienable ownership which goes with the Unit The were the tint to make use ofjlrrigatlon'to insure themselves a (apply of winter teed for their herds, lor Montana was always one of the big ranching states ot the union. Irrigation Eisy The ease with which water could be dry laart Is worth an average of 530 u Mta In the ordinarily successful H may he figured In this state that spent on Irrlga- tloa rhaa added to the value ot the (urn lands ot the stale. Which wpuld Indicate that, as a wealth producing proposition, Irrigation In Montana Is juit as advisable as U Is everywhere else. Larger Projects Ptauoclnc ot the larger irrigation water has to be car- ried long distances, has mostly been done by the U. S. reclamation service i up vavo wiiu Nmvu naici uo uuuc vj luo fccunuaiivu aofiivu taken from the rivers for use In iiri-jasd the Indian Service, which have gating the level land of the wide 'pnt approximately acres under river valleys has resulted In the ditch. This wa? government land, acres withtc the slate being Irrigated.Isold to settlers for the aclual cost, This Is about 66 per cent, of the- total under the ditch. The'work was done for probably per acre or less, frrl- gated land under this arrangement is scattered.slOTj the lands all over the with, no interest charges. Several of are In the northern part of the.state but the inost success- ful Is considered lo be the Hnntley project of acres in the upper slate, and It Is hard to get a record) Yellowstone valley near Billings. This of its production. Unlike Idaho, where project is well settled and sugar beets, It's elther.lrrlgatlon and plenty or brush aud nothing at all, there Is not Ihe. same Intensive cultivation that older states enjoy.' Often the- water is used just ,to.insure good pasture or to.make the'pralrle hay grow. Of- alfalfn, wheat, oats and garden pro- ducs are: the chief products. Land Is worth and np. Frown M Private Schemes in Montana Is very enlhus iastlo about Carey Act projects which PICKED UP IN PASSING P 0 n T H E B U S Y HAN ANSWERS 1. Yes. The method'ir.to'treat Ihe rood pulp with caustic soda and put through processes until viscose s produced. From this viscose the- ilk fibre is made, and in many re- peels it cannot be distinguished from natural silk. In the fiscal year 191S no ewer than .lo.OOO.vOO pairs were ex- lorted from the United Elates. 2. J35.000.00. 3. In. the Pacific. Occau, off Min- lanao, feet. 4. Jit. Everest In the Himalayas, feet. 5. Between 50 and 200 miles. The great majority are about GO miles high, and there are few above 106 miles, i 6. Venus. ten, of coarse. It Is hlshly cultivated have had many financial difficulties, and produces magmigcent crops .ot There ore ill of these established and alfalfa, clpver or grain. But It cost now doing nicely but they the farmers little and they don't use. Sad their troubles at first. It as they wodid If they had paid J250 and up for It. The time came, however. In the de- velopment of the state, when the eas- ily Irrigated land was all laken np and it was necessary to do some fin- ancing to get the water to the land. The following table gives a very.good Idea of tie various steps up to'the present state of development: Acres. Individual and partnership enterprises............ T. M. TurnhuU, manager of the Cau- adlan flank of Commerce. Edmonton, has been transferred to Toronto. Eight.hundred rare chemicals for- merly made exclusively in Germany are nuw produced la the U. S. A Los Angeles' man has found his hens lay better.If he puls. thorn in cages aud bangs them up in the trees. V Krupp works at Essen, Germany, un- derbid U. S. competitors aud got an order for 82 engines from Java slate railways. A New Hampshire- Senator, who lias always been' against suffrage, was re- nominated by a big plurality with women voting. 'r a A motion, picture studio and laboratory Is being opened In Long Island City: by the Famous (Continued from Front Page.) 'urple Springs. It was .a case of all ]ands on deck to extricate the car, so he two prisoners in the rear car were released from their handcuffs to give a hand by Constable Howe, who was charge of them in the rear car. The front car was released and in going back to the rear car, the engine of which was at the time running, with his twoj prisoners, the men turned round on Constable Uowe, knocked him" down and, leaping into :ho car, got away. On Sunday while Detective- Crcrar, Constable Streatlield and Consiahle Hale were on the border line, on spec- ial business, they overhauled a large car with three occupants in it, two 172.48S Co-operative enterprises U. S. reclamation service. U. S. Indian service-----. Carey Act enterprises Irrigation Districts Total Cost of Irrigating Stale irrigation engineers estimate that the cost of Irrigating this land has-been This is slightly less than J2J per acre on the average. What the land Is worth It Is'harder to estimate than in-Idaho and Wash- ington. Montana, like Alberta, has land galore, so that irrigated land has not taken on the fabulous prices pre- vailing In those states where it was irrigate or starve. Irrigated land at Bozemau, Billings and elsewhere-in the Yellowstone valleys 13 generally valued at ?200 and np for alfalfa, clov- er, and wheat growing. Where sugar beets are grown'on the Huntley pro- ject near Billings It is worth .more. And then there are many place! where it can still be bought for Piob- of whom were identified as the men who escaped at .Purple Springs. They were galled on to stop and to hold up their hands, 'which they did. Crerar jumped Into the Car and as he was doing so he "was struck on the head hy ono of the men In it; nnd a Strug gle took place.- Constable; Hole; who was a little distance .away, seeing 'rentier Mejghen, and it is not far to that Crerar was gelling the worst of that .he is going back on tired his carbine, apparently shoot- trouble with private s aueh as Carey Act pro- declared Prof. Llnfield, "Is that tt li M hard to get them settled up and everybody paying before company goes .broke. One piece of advice I have for your farmers in Alberta is to get-all the land under an Irriga- tion district producing without delay. Then there will be i.rev- coming fn withwhlch to meet the .interest'on the bonds. .Half thi j.laini cannot be expected to the payments.' This Is about the. most important advice give you. Once an Irriga- tion project, whether it'be govern- ment or company finance that es- ..tabliahet It, is settled.up and the "farmers.making'use of the wafer there h no better Inveetment In the world thar) the bonds of the .'district. But It must be carefully and financed first If .trouble Js to be averted." that's Just Hie reason the peo- ple of-Montana'are not going to de- pend on Act or any existing legislation for IrrigatiOD, extension in fnture- The state baa a fine irriga- tion district act sow and the farmers are going to their projects il they are given the right support. Thai ndwever.'.ls another .story which will he tho basis of the next article. Big Program" Ahead 1 The TJ. S. reclamation service and the Indian service have a big program In Montana yet to complete. Before the'government is through It will have PlayersJLasky Corporation. Handcuffed to'his bride, a Pitts- burg man spent-moat .of the night In a police trying to get rid of he fqt'ters. Hilarious friends were -A Your Children DESERVE A Oa "cheap" piano they will never learn or play perfectly. You'll surprised how little we ask for the- Mason Klieh lasts a lifetime. Easy terms of payment aad "Factory to Home" piiew. The Batmeral Block Home of ONLY TABLETS MARKED ASPIRIN at An without the ably 5100 an acre wonld be a fair val-1 contributed over, to irri- ualion. That would make- the -landjgation extension.' These federal pro- antler the ditch worth are: U. S. Reclamatftn Service words attributed to him in a manner whlch; Is hot exactly very conclusive. Here Is his statement: "Indeed, at other points I plainly itated that.the Farmers were not in any sense Inimical to ernment, but unfortunately had align- ed with them many others who were, 'f anyone wishes to challenge the cor- rectness ot this statement'he should Irst of what took place ]rt in Titniskaming and Colchester." The Premier bemoans where at an- other' time he accuses. He laments p "imfortiinntR" nnrf, (hot the farm- Cfa had aligned with them many others who were Inimical to respon- sible the farm- ers themselves were not in any sense inimical to responsible government. At best the apology is a lame one. In the-firsfcase it Is one In which the farmers "Have aligned in the other, case the farmers "un fortunately had aligned with them." Too .objective has been made the sub jeotive, and the difference iu what thi ing Ryberg dead.'Crerar was thrown out of the car. which at the time was going ot the rate ot 60 miles an hour, and'it was rushed over the border, where the body of Ilyberg was pitch- ed out on to a haystack and after- wards found by Sheriff McLean who, having heard the shooting on the Canadian side, nplifjed the A.P.P. Inspector Risk Imirediiitely went down to Manyberries, covering in his journey 250' miles. ThereHho dead an was identified as Victor Ryberg. Tie inquesU.-ifHI be held' this after- Irrigable ljuntley Lower Yellowstone........ acres Jlilh River................. acres Sun acres Totals Completed acres acres acres acres Estimated Totnl Cost acres acres Indian Service Projects. provincial trade. Tho people will be meant to convey is something asked It they are willing or not to Mcept this offer. There Is the whole meaning ot the prohibition referendum In a nutshell. What follows in regard IP farther liquor legislation is for the (ProVlnclal Government lo decide on, In keeping with the will of the people. main tact lo bear In mind Is that 'Instead of having two conflicting au- in "regard to liquor legisla- tion, the people are given the choice of having only one. THE PREMIER'S ATTEMPT At EXPLANATION Cornered fcy the indfcnatton express- ed by tbe fanners over -his arraign- ment o< them as lined UB with the tedltlonlsU of wSo hsl their goal the upsetting ,'of the sys- tem of government In Ihe Dominion, Premier Meighnn has sought 4P ex- .filfcnation lo get oat o! the positior, .In which his words have placed him. He did what many men who are not Premiers Are In Ihft habit of doing when their words, as spoken, appear In the cold light of print and cause t'W tiproar, Indignation, comment or of, the hairsplitting variety. It has something of the spirit of the Genera who was called on by the authorities to apologise to the Colonel on whom he had vented his spleen on the par ado. ground. After duly apologising he said to him, as he was wlthrlrawln from his presence, "But you must ail mlt. Colonel, that you were a fool." Premier Melghen has made a fist of It In his explanation, and mus by this lime oomo lo have seen t'ha public men canuol be too careful I their public utterances, and that "ex plauatlona" and "denials" are opt t tanglo and In regard lo pit! lie ulteraoces the saying, "You ma ecrub, yoa may scour the (nb as yo will, but the smell of the butler wi atfck to It may well apply. How ever, It Is something that Premie Melghen eees that "explanations ar In order." Tbe Premier may hav meant well, but hla way of expressir. his meaning was not altogether happy one, Whatever Indignation lia been .aroused lie bas called forth blm self. ,6tlierwlse. jcjipcgoat. He made the reporter the Ho blamed the reporter. How the "guilty" reporter In Ibc caw wai not ona who belonged to an i opposition journal, who might In the be placed under sus- In (he view soms ot the public i ioo fondly hold. It was the reporter tt tbe Simon Pure journal of Toryism, The discovery of coal In Shelburri has caused fac burning excitement. Part of the city hall In Cork hn gone up In a Ijtimb explosion, Til Is way of "waking uji" city author- Irrigable Blackfeet................. acres Flathead................. acres Fort Peck................. 152.000 acres Completed acres acres acres Kstimated Total Cost "Bayer Cross" The tlmmlh print of. genuine Aspirin. It posi- tively identifies the oniy genuine Aspirin prescribed by phyBlqah'3 for over nineteen ycara and uow made in "Canada, Always buy an unbroken package of "Bayer Tabhti ol ifeptrW___ eoirtains proper .dirertioni for Colds, Headache, Tooitache, Neu- Kieumatisin, Neuri- tis, Joint Pains, and Pain nBanllyv Tin boxes of 12 ont bat few cents. Larger Ttere is only oW nit wj "Bayer" LBpTrlnla lha trade la Emrer JiiiiafMlixrii'cf mceticaciuMier m caricjiicacid. VvhSlo II Is well known that Alpfria TaAmam Bucr tnanurncturfi, tn stsist tho puUlc agaloBt the TAbletc or Barez; svlll lia wltu their feaeial traOa muk; the "Bmj'tr PARIS LONDON VIVAUDOP Totals...........i...... acres acres It will be seen that .the whole i and sheep were foil on alfalfa and clover hay. It is the same every'win- Two .Young Tlarvctiters From Toronto !n Disastrous Acci- dent at Fernic scheme of the Federal government in- rolves on.outlay of, for acres, or an average cost of slightly over per acre.. In many ways these projects are similar to those under contemplation In South- er Alberta. Montana In 1519 claimed head of cattle and head of sheep. Wllh this many livestock the prices of hay are 'much, more stable than In Washington, Idaho and other alfalfa growing slates. -At Bozeman on Thursday ?1S per ton.was. being offered for Xo. 1 alfalfa as compared with and at Idaho points. Mon- tana, like Alberta, will always be a great stock producing the rcauon that there are thousands o! acres of range, especially'ln the foot- hills, unsuitable for anything else, These ranges will produce the cattle and sheep to feed off the alfalfa ot the rrlpitea1 land. That'has be.4n the pro cediire. In the Oalatln and Upper Yellowstone valleys last winter him dreds of thousands of head of cattle nexl article. to the Herald) FEHNIK, Oct. scriptls explo- sion which came near being' a fatality ook place at the While Spruce Lum- ber company's mill abonl four miles 'rom lown yesterday afternoon. Two young bnys, seventeen years of ngc, who have been working in the harvest Iclds on Ihe prairies since coining from their homes In Toronto a lew weeks apo, came lo this locality In search of work since harvesting bas ceased, and were staying at the lum- ber camp. Yesterday they were handling some detonation caps of the kind usually ni.nle use of ih firing blasts wlion, in rome manner, one of them exploded In the hand of John McCrown, nnd badly lacorateil it as well as Inflicting injuries to Ills face will result In the loss of hia left eye and serious Injury to the olher. A. Parsons, the olh'cr boy though escap- ing with-both eyes was also severely Injured, receiving a cut which nar- rowly missed his left eye. The two boys were trough! lo Iho Fernln hospital where Drs. Bonnell 0 attending lo their in- by a IJcrald repre- sentative, Ifie boya wero badly shaken up and not In a condition to undergo much of an interview. Though being cared for carefully they are suffering severely. Tliclr parents in Toronto have been notified ot t'ne accident. .er. It Is one of the big industries of, :he farmer.; Not so much' has been done as yet in feeding cattle j and sheep to finish for market on Irri- j gated farms as Prof. and i 3ther farm experts wonld like to see. j nut the silo is becoming popular, and sunflower sllagij and alfalfa will play a great part In the livestock Industry In the fnture. There are 600 students at the agricultural college at Bozeman this year, and it they take Prof. Lin-- field's advice they will know how to winter feed cattle and sheep for profit when they leave. 'Certain It Is that Montana.Is not go- ing to lag behind in agriculture If de- velopment of her irrigation possibili- ties will keep her to the fore. The scheme now is to irrigate acres more. enough evidence of how Montana considers irrigation is linked up with her future. How her people hope tb finance this immense undertaking will be Ihe subject of the an Jurifis. When (Continued From Front Page.) litration afraid to "come out inlo tho light of "Tho real said the speak- er, "Is whether this country Is (o continue to be governed it Is at present by an 'invisible' goTernment of Ihe big interests, or whether it is to be governed by a parliament re- by Iho people of this coun- try, Irrespective of race or class of creed of any kind." The leader of the opposition claim- ed lliat next (o the righl of the peo- ple to.their free institutions wag the cost of living. There were ways that the problem miglit bo solved, ho said, hut not one of them had boen at- tempted nt the present lime. First, retrenchment in public expenditure ami economy In carrylrig on the gov- ernment of tho country waa neces- sary; secondly, a change In Iho tariff which would consumers and pro- alike; and, thirdly, by tho elimination ot profiteering. This lat- ter expression drew forth loud ap- plause. Third Elevator Town Almost Buried in Wheat Pacific Relieving The Situation SYRUP FROM SWEET POTATOES NEW A syrup, made l polatoefif has been dlscov- Trom i-rcrl according to an annoiincement by Iho liiircan of Chernistry. H.can be prmlnt BELLPA'UE LAD WAS SHOT THROUGH STOMACH (From Our Own Correspondent) BF.U.EVUE, Oct. boy from Passbnrg was brought to (ho hos- pital on Sunday with a 22 shot through Jils slomach. Is doing as well can be expected under Dr. Deaman's In qnanUtlcg'tb retail r-are. He was playing witk a nn U went eft. MAINS In the brilliantly lit ball-room, who is the favorite is the woman who U individual. t A few drops of fume and a light film of face powder will leMi', you addi- tional charm. Your individu- ality will be striking; because only discrimlna'tiiig women chooie t The changing fragrance ot Havia pernrme gentle touch of face powdtr will make Ton truly IRRB- SISTIBLE. r r Q s 1 stiblo! (From Our Own Correspondent) COALDAI.E, Oct. Is almost loo busy lo talk or wrllo now ailays. That accounts for tho absence of any word from the local scribe Ihese days. You can hardly move in tho front locally as Chinese fraiii learns'wait Ing to get to the elevator. Ag for Ed Johnson, he Is almost buried In whea and Is shipping out about hnsli els per day. The local bushel elcvnior Is steadily pushing skyward -but rione loo quick for loca'i demands, whllo the Altierta Pacific Co. have made a late aUrt with another elevator. It will be welcome for unless we miss our guess It will be some wccka.yet before the big crop Is moved from this area. We had a nice rain lar.l about .21 inches enough to settle the dusl. II was welcome, hut told so have only had .5 Inches ulnce the middle of July. Win. Collelt of Prlnto Kdward Is- land was drowned while bathing at UK month of Red Klvcr, Winnipeg, wilh tus sou. HAVE YOU TRIED IT YET? NOT B L E A C H E D PURE w H L; E S 0 YOUR DEALER HAS IT OR CAN GET IT.' ;