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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta v v PAGE SIXTEEN' rnci 6ATVU0AY, OCTOBER ;A Successful Farmer Sees The Need Of Irrigation Development Portland, Oregon, October Sib. 192ft Editor Herald, Lethbrldge, Alia. Dear As the subject o! irrlga- llou lias beea .before the people ol Alberta for many years past, at courso most of us have given It more or less thought, and it will undoubtudly ex- ercise taaay minds for' some time -to some before the best plai to be adopt- A ill bb fully matured. The important thing is not. to slop thinking, until irrigation of every last acre tint can be watered has. been put under toe ditch; the question ol im- portance is to find tho. best plan to with. Thn first time I from the Mis- iissippl valley west tliruugh tht Pac- ific coast states in 1803 the Idea came lb me that tho 'Hocky mountains auii family may uot.-uuderstand tbe neces- sity of tbo great mountain rapga ami their eSecl up OB the cllmata afthe en. tire contineijt; bul'it Is possible tbat we- may learq a "Ittle by observation of tbe of tbe Creator.' iiaa is. 4 tree.-moral agent and Is possibly expected to use Ifco ouportua- itles which surround him tor his own benefit aud the beneat of them thai coma .Wo must bear In mind This that thi proper development of a cat- c Ion or u continent will be tho work s of many generations to follow after so we may only hopa to lay the corner 'stone. for ths asd heating of our larm homes, tho driving of our trams and the Irrigation of our soil... Tbos. A. Edisou says thjit. Ibe education, progress, wealth and culture of a com- munity Is always reSecUJ In the iflin- ner lu which its homos ara lighted. Our populitioa is uot yet la.rp> and no one win suffer under present.con- bilious, but the writer believes tbat It Is our duty to begin the development of tbe plans ol the so that this grest land may In time to cotno tske care of many oar present population in comfort aud luxury. 1 am furo so far everyone, will agrco with mo It we can all Hya in luxury no harm is done. Storage Reservoirs of course renutrea Moisture AH That Is Needed soil aught us that when the rainfall is abundant, the uu- surpassed fertility of our soil yields crop's that'ara tbs mar-el of tbe world. Observation; has also tansM as that thj great open ory plalas of western the great in tbe mountain North America, must have been a I country in all of western NorinAmer- mistakB of. the ereat builder the' nuiverse, as much 'of It looked :so bar- ren: so worthless, so desert like. Hat it is quite possible that the human change ia our economic system, bat II honM cause no dUruption of society ut having the fertile, soil oa the alas and the water in the hat should bo the first step? It Long eipe'rlcnca as tillers of the soil In Southern Alberta has taught us that ica, which now' melti nnd runs to the sea, must at some ilmo be put to Its bost and 'most' valuable' use, which may be.tho' generating of electricity Orowin6 Children -j V TVvrtve on Jtealthy do cvcrytl stfefluousty; ttiey hard, and study Iwf d, and tieed nounshment _ ular bcver36csTwccts o recjmrcmenfs so wetl as and .well made qocoa. BOOKLET or CHOICE RECIPES SENT JBIE Walter Baker Co. Ltd X LL Penman Undttwear is tree from' rough seams or raw edges. It fits snugly, yet has a springy, texture that allows perfect Iretdora of action. Whatever the freight you can be sure of comfort if you remember the Underwear "THESTMDARD Or EXCELLENCE" TWO WINNIPEG DAIIIS ARE AMALGAMATED Winnipeg Tribune, Southam Paper, Takes Over Issue Today F1NNS AND POLES STAND TOGETHER Oct. political dlKussloh has beoo eiciled throughout the'Bal- Uc states by the arrival In this city of Huilolphi. ilolstl, Flnrilth minister of fgrelgn affaire, to conduct npgotla iriUi M. Dombskl. head of tho Polish peace mlseloa which reached a .pre-Uniinary agreement witb. soviet Russia late week. His is looked upon as confirmation .Insistent rtniors that Finland aud eland have made a secret agreement at neither will 'complete a separate with the Bolshevik until tie o countries reach "a nt'rfcel under- WINNIPEG, Oct. Telssram, a newspaper published here for the last 2? years, has been taVen over by the Winnipeg Tribune and the Telegram's .last Issue U that of to- date. mailing'list, tho plant and equipment Is taken over by the Tribune. The following statement Is publish- ed by the Telegram today end also ap- ould peem to the writer that first o: ii tbo government .should induced employ a sufficient nuuiber of en ineers to make a'tonographlcal'sur _ _. ery of every valley in Alberta, to as pears ertaln the points where'storage ressr-1 ibis issue the Identity of ths oirs can be constructed and .their as such disap- apaclty, and also finij tho run-off, of peart Its city and country subscrib- ach stream coming but qt the mouu- tins; when this work IIRS been com. loted, tbo next step is to ascertain 10 number of acre? of land .that .can Q placed under irrigation at any of heso and Jibe.cost per acre >f placing it v Now if It is good business policy or a nation a'rallroad, to mild ship canals, to subsidize i ship juildlng companleS'Or steamship Hues, 6 open commerce to foreign lands, nd It Is considered good, 'policy. be? auso every progressive nation 'on the ;lobe .isn the market (at great' exgense to themselves) and .to' take', tho chance if possible failure the rate vll! be Wgh and .the 'bonds "sold at a discount." Studying There .Is a of doing Herald las made a good, nj sending ah __ti gent to tbe 'soulh'tb there, but, the study of "irrigation is a very big subject aid :it' might be to send a commission ;into.'Col- orado, trtilch' la one 'tbe oldest states to use and study tho written'Iaws'ancl court decisions for the failures There will some of them may. be avoided-by tho study of others..' Now tbe gqYernnieut cannot guar- antee Irrigation 'ponds, unless -it-has the first claim "npon lands- in: irrisa- tion "will bring'forth a protest person s holding: prop- erty of this class, bnf cheap-money most be had to make and all.. succeasful i irrigation I districts land (many fold, Alberta in its '_fs2ey, are :nbt teavy oa ny of tho cheap land that roay .come nder Irrigation, and be.well ask parliament a.-law mak- ig tbs i irrigation 'saineT as" alii :ber forms of also e well to provide :f6rj.selliaE''Email of tbe luais in arrears for taxes'or bond in- orest. There are sovcrajjfactqrg .thai en- er Into the success Irri- atlon projects, f or. Inntaice, the.own- r of a thousand acres of land handicapped byllnsufflcienUcapital r shortage of' labor, "where -ten- fnm- ies owning the''same f land in' one hiindred-acre laving sufficient' labor' of: -.their, own, might make a under itenslven farming of fruit raiding 100 amities might still find plenty of cm-' ioyment and make' goodVihcorngs on he thousand acres of land divided into en acre tracts. Many families are, living well In uccessful fruit areas.oa.tracts.of one r two acres. T" If this subject Is studled_by states men having in mind Hie'development of a land for the. good'of1 the: great masses, It will succeed, inake many progressive, prosperous tax pay. ers. Taxable property and incomes are what builds a 'Wrong- But f tho subject Is taken up for the sel- fish purpose of few of the ers wlU, .from this date, receive the Winnipeg 'Tribune, which -under an agreement completed .-last.Thursday takes over ths plant and equipment ol the Telegram'and Its circulation, list as, well. Every subscriber of the Tele- gram will ba provided for. "For 27 years the Winnipeg'Tele- gram has enjored with varying for tunes the confidence, of a large circle of advertisers aiid friends It has that confidence In Ibe past" and hover niqro greatly or gratefully appreciated it than at this moment when it feels the wrench up on grounds of seutiment, as tbe name of Ihe Telegram is launched iatb thr realm of memory. "It Is no secret tbat tbe war brongh with It. to the newspaper publishing business in CapaoS some very serioa prbblema.' More'recently-, the. ababr m'al Increaae'jin the price of Eewsprin and indeed, or nearly all tbe material which enter.-fnto'.the production'_6 riewsp'apers, ;.haa emphasized the wis- dom of co-operation and has led to number of. other, notable newspape mergcrsana amalgamEt ions. ''The publishers.of the Telegram ar confess that' the general newi paper outlook largely influenced-the! decision to negotiate with the Winn p'es Tribune, along the linesjnrllcate iu this announcement. TW Tribuh will be'Btrenpthened by many: of th features which Telegram readers hat learned to look for and circulation 'will be snbslantially'. ei hanced by the rhany thousands of Tel' gram readers in Winnipeg and through but the west who for some many year have, accorded it ..theii support an confidence. "The transaction .was sible by the change in ownership i the Tribune-, which look Ju' 1 last. 'Toi "iiiej it Is a matter of sentimental, sigrii: cance that M.t E. ne managing director of (be Tribune, wi for. a. number of years editor tl Telegram and is well known .to man of reader's. "The Telegram's manaEement.-ca not allow the occasion lo pass withe extending to all members of an expression of thanfes and'apprecla- tion for tho sterling loyalty of service, tho vigor and persistency of effort, and tbe splendid efficiency willi which they have devoted themselves to the upbuilding of this newspaper. ;A nuD> icr oi thcso cmployoos "will-bo USen nto the Tribune As bearing upon the 'bo- ween. and Poland and be-j 'eeo the 'two cations named aud Russia, it may be noted tbat a elslnjfors dispatch Thursday night ported that a peace' treaty between inland and soviet Russia bad been gned lhat day at Dorpat, THE EX-KAISER A AJiBRONOEN, mance of the stay of former Emperor William of Germany in Holland culmi- nated yesterday In tbt marriage.' of Cant. Sigurd von. his ad- iutant, toConnlesa Elizabeth Eontinck, daughter of William's host at Ameroh- i The one-time emperor.and hla wife wero present at the official ceremony in tbo town liall. Augusta; Victoria here asked divine blessings -on tho nowly married couple. ;At-tbe public church ceremony, which itbe exiles did not attend. Minister Barbas said: "Ttrounh the; fall -of an em- peror this couple found.each-other.''-. The former, Isaiser gave thc-briue a Turkish carpet as a'wedding gift. Investigation -75 per cent, of the .n.arcotlc 'drug addicts in Ihc M.S. are boys and girls approximating 16.years' of age! present large land bold ers. rich, It de- serves to fail. II. A. (Formerly of Spring Coulee.) MINERS'WIVES OPPOSE STRIKE BREAD AND PASTRY Wives ol Biftlih miners nro shown parading in th threatened sUiko, fear, wiU rMult In privation for their families. Always the rich, full flavored tea. You probably buy Red Rose Tea in the package with the' green the blue label which sells at a trifle more but is richer in strength and flavor. 1 Sold only in the sealed air-tight Red Rose Red is always The Voice of Authority I 'HE experienced eje quickly notes o tVie superior excellence of Holeproof Hosiery. Its fine, eveti texture, its lus- trous finish, and its shapeliness mark it as tKe hose of taste and style. In durability, Holeproof is equally excelling, It lowers your hosiery expense because its phenomenal wear. For Women and Children !r. Pure Silks Silk Faced' and 'Liutcrtecd Lufe. AH popular cclonifa HOLEl'KOOF HOSIERY- CO. OF CANADA, Limited. London, Ontario ;