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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VDLUUK XIL iJCTHBiYmiJK. ALUUlTAi FRIDAY, OCTOilljiU 17, 1919 XUMBtfn 23S Have Engaged Engineer ;md Offices in Ihc City SATISFACTORY INTERVIEW WITH PREMIER STEWART WHAT THE LETHDF1IDGE NORTHERN HAS DONE Enirascd an engineer to prcparo Iho assessment roll and work out tho estimates on which la base ttio amount of Ihe bonds. 'Opened offices in (he Oliver Block, 5lb St. S. Kugased a recretary-trcasurer (o undertake tlto clerical work of Hie district White and Fielding In Keen Debate on G.T.R. Acquisition Former Liberal Minister of Finance Declares Against Rushing Legislation Through in Dying Days of and D. D. McKenzie Also Contribute to Debate Which is Most Important of Session. OTTAWA, Oct. oralorkal finance (Sir Henry Draylon) had been Russian and Knock at Gates o duel between tvro cx-mtnlstcrs of fi- nance. Sir Thomas AVhUe and Hon. S. Fielding, featured the conlluucd de- bate the Grand Trunk resolution In Llic commons today. Sir Thomas led off and was replied to by Mr. Fielding, niter jyhlch Hon. Arthur Mclglien" was Sir Thomas traced the history, ol railway construction In Canada since 1911, declaring that both political par- ties were to blame Tor duplication o( railway lines, and approved of Ihc government because it followed the nraylon-Ackworlh report, vrhtch had recommended the taking over of the Canadian I Xorlhern Halhvay, Grand Trunk and Grand Trunk Pa- icll'c systems, Mr. Fielding objected to the house being slampcdccl Into passing Luc legislation in .dying days of a Things arc moving fast in the Lelh- I session, caltcd lo deal with the peace district I treaty. Had Str Alfred Smlthers' let- 'ter of nccenlanco of the government's hridge Northern Irrigation nnrt within Ihreo monllis of I proposals been written ten days later, Iruslees hopes to he in a (Hellion to .tills legislation would nut have licen approach the gai-crnmciiL with n. 'introduced. 1 He predicted that the Grand Trunk 4 ner cent, preference which frctbj request for [he gujranleeiiifi of the bonds lor the project. The trustees. Chairman Croris anil' Messrs. Lever anil Chcwiliavc Just re- turned. Irom Calgary where they went ivith' tlie .solicitor lo.r ILc illsLricU. S' J. Styintifirdf to Premier Slew- aiitj the Lclhliridge Xorth- crirsiluaUun with him. The trustees aro very.highly pleased wilK Iho re- ccption and the information" gathered froni'.thc premier. baa lust rc- where he Inter- Tlevvcd lion'. Arthur in-con- ,-necMon with-Irrigation aiifl.jeJleM'ri the drou'fh vPrcmler Sten'Hrl assured the trus- tees ot the district lhat he personalli- was heartily in'favor of irrigation in Southern Alberta, but slated thai Tvhnt done in Mm" 'ivay of 5id would have, to be decided by Ihc legis- lature. He also slated thai negotiat- ing on Irrigation questions between the Lwo governments were making rnoat satisfactory progress. Till tbo rffalricl waa able to appear before the government a concreto proposi- tion Tor aid, bowerer, It would bo im- possible to make any definite state- ments. The Iruslcca however, gath- ered as to the best manner to proceed 1o prLparc Ihcir case. Engage an Engineer That events are moving towards ful- filment in the Lc-thbrldge Norlbcm ehown by the- annnunc-cmcnt of thr trustees that engaged engineer for the district, Majcfr Mucklcstone who now holds a high position with Hie H. P. II. .irrlfiaUon Vrancb in their projects east ot Cal- gary, Major Jlucktestono was one of tbo designing engineers of the Das- sano dam project and is considered None ol tho highest Irrigation authori- ties in Llio Dominion: During tho w.ir he aorved with the engineers In France. It also Interesting (o know lhal has engaged a sccrelnry- treaaurer and Hint offices which have been secured In the Oliver Ulock will shortly bo opened. vhlch was quoted at- 45 a. few days JRO, to 90. He t bought the ernnieni 'shopld1 'have stipulated a roaaonab'tc. figure The quality. of Ibb cVop is' good. fn fact, the season has hGDn: Ideal. for Lhe size, color and flavor of them' show 1he ellecla ot 1L Ttiere are over ncrcs in potatoes In this vlcinily this yar. The recent storms delayed digging opera- tions, but IL.will7he resumed shortly aa ttye ground is drjlng rapidly. There IB no damage by frost reported. The covering ol snow siTed them' from the irosL" At' present prices the potatoes crop is ivorlh well over S1GCM3QQ: An estimate of the crop Is also avail- ..Clemls, manager o[ ,the. 'Ellison- mill here, told your correspondent yesterday lhat he would consider bushed 3 a safe csll- This appears lo he small be the millions oi bushels. The Ellison filling company bought most of the crop this year Practically, all, ot 11 grades No. 1. i Tho oal crop- wag almost a lota There are very few In the country. Little, barle'y nnd flax was Ihrcshed, but hay crop wag Kronstau Reported to be Captured; Bolshies Are Retreating In Disorder Kronstadt Report Unconfirmed But Show Yuden- itch Array Closing in Within 20 Miles of Russian Capital Badly Demoralized and Their Reign ol Nearly Two Years Nearing the Progress Everywhere.' WASHINGTON, Oct. the capture ol Petrbgrad and Kronstadt by northwestern Russian forces under Gen. Yudenitch were received at the state department today from an American consular officer in Sweden on the Finnish border. Confirmation of the reports had not been received when the dispatch was sent, but it was said that .hey were generally credited in Sweden. STOCKHOLM, Ocf. official Russian statement reports that Kraina' Gorchyr coast of the Gulf of.Finland, been captured'by Catchlna was stormed'alter a short when the' northwestern boinbardmtnt, hthe BolbheVjki fltelnfl. when tVie norlhwestern army charged -with bayonets. KRON8TADT FORTRESS REPORTED TAKEN STOCKHOLM, [ortrcss of KronsUot has capitulated adtr a-hombardmfnt by'a BrlllBh fleet, .whjch atter fort rendered eMired the to advices received confirmation been of the capture of -KraEnoye 16 miles by. the fq'rces of Gen. Heavy'" firing was KronslSd't all Krohstadt the rear of the Gulf of Finland, 20 miles west of Petrograd.i The fortress .was begun by Peter-l., but. has In recent years been entirely rebuilt The port which was the chief station of the Russian navy with naval dockyard and commercial-harbor has been In of the Bolshevlkl since the soviet regime toofc ,i power In December, 1917. i NO CONFIRMATION OF REPORTS LONDON, Oct. war of- fice_has made It known (hat It had TO confirmation of the capture of Gatchlna or of the evacuation of Gatehlna d by the.Bolthevlkl. n heavy one.. VETERANS' LEAGUE BOLSH1ES STILL N HOLD TSARSKOE ZELO LONDON, Oct. Wireless Press this morning announced that Lhe Russian Bolshevik authorities were sllll sending during the forenoon lodny nronagancln messages through the wlreloss station nl'TsarEkbo 7.eln. This would indlcato that Gen. Yuilra- Itch had not yet, as reported, reached this liolul In his adrancc on Fctro- Brad. XRONSTADT CAPTUHE IS NOT CREDITED LONDON, Oct. of reports that Hritlsh naval forces navn .j.' taKen, the fortress pi Kronsladt, on CHALLENGES BOBDEN Gull of Finland, wosl ol P TOBOXTO, Ocl. Flynn, presiilcnt of tho United Veterans' League, has sent a challenge to Sir Hohcrl Dorilen to open the scat In Toronto nflcr Kflward Kemp has been appointed HEutenant-gov- ft crnor vacated the scat [or Sir .Henry Dray ton. He fi staled lhat the United Vclcr- arts' League can defeat Ihe new tf 6 'f MAV OPPOSE DRAVTON ff Ki.vngroN, Ont., Oct. At a mcdlnK ot Ihe Uberal ff aasocfnlfoh execaflTO here, Kx- Mayor II, Y. EilloK, clialnnan ff nf tho public utilities commls- fllon, waa oskcd to he tho Mb- eral.-t candidate .to. opppso 'Sir 't Henry Drnytoq fn tho fomlnn akcd for llmo lo election.-, llo consider It, ff fffffff, f, ;