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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAG8POUR THE UTTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1ft, 1920 Sbe alberta DAILY AND -WEEKLV ora and' Publliherft .THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD rBINtJNC COMPANY LIMITED Street W. A; BUCHANAN JJiaagiai! Director J! i Torrioc? Manager Heater Audit Bureau o( Circulations SubscrlpUon Rates' Hilly, delivered. fti wees.....I .25 Duly, by mail, per year-........ 8.00 by mall, tor 6 months Dally, py mall. J months bymill, per rear by year u U.S. Z.UO THE. VISIT OF W. -L. MACKENZIE K.ljjG. Politics from being a phase has he- come: i reality the riev :re- gard in which i! -as come.to be view- ed. '-It not- so much the continuation nl governments 6r the 'survival of parlies as.thje art and science .of goy- Ihe-best'interests of the country- that the people at large arb Interested in. The people look to political principles rather than poll- tics as it had come to be regarded, willi the estimation It was wont to carry; that the politics! cdvnntage'of a party overshadowed the relation in whli'l tho particular political prin- ild by that party bore to the weal of the country. Politics to 7 can, therefore, ,very well be have a detached rather than an li'tached'TcgriTd. _The rise of the grcvjp system gives encouragment to this befief. Politics like everything else these dr.ys to In the process of recbnstruc- lion; the open' mind prevailing arnong the generalily rol the .-public. The tow era has dawned when polit- ical, prejudices and political slilbbol eths-.are fast disappearing. In this alone the visit of .the Leader..of the Opposition to the city to-day Is a welcome one. This-fact ialone should obtain a gener- ous reception, and what ho will have to" ear .at the Majestic Thea.lre to-night should be sufficient to who have not shred them- selves of pre-conceived political no "Hon. W. L. Mackenzie''King brings tO'thS city and to 'the dfstrict a.nies which, ho con'sQe'rs.vital not onlylo the well being of the West but of'the Dominion as a whole. .He comes to place his case before the public. That message deserves res- pectful-hearing and a respectful con- We arc taking oar politics seriously these days. In the same terms fair and equitable In regard to all provinces. Hon. Mr. King comes to Lethbridge, therefore, satisfied lii his own mind that the solution of tha question of aid' to'Irrjga'tioa to the west- ern as the Dominion government is concerned, is Jhe baud- Ing prairie proving of their natural resources. It is hardly likely thit Ihe propon- ents of irrigation Southern Alberta will.alloVHem. Mr. 'King to go away from LelabrUUje imbued with this Idea. For that is not the idea of the people of Squthern Alberta at all OB the irrigation issue, first -in 'lao hearts and. minds o! iha people here. Were the people or Southern Alberta to 'allow the Liberal lesjler'to leave this district holding that oplnion'lhey would "IwdojnE a grava injustice" to themselves'and an injustice to Mr. King! .Southern Albertins consider the. Irrigation' issue absolutely; dlv6.ro- ed frpra the aussyon. of the.'.hand ing over of the natural resources 4o the prorineev by'the'Dominion, for- the reason that Irrigation Is on Immediate sue which cannot afford to wait until the natural resources Usuo Is settled that are fair and equitable in regard to all the other provinces." Southern for the control' of natural resources -by the That is'quite true. But that" Is an Issue'which. It is recognized ever since the conference of the prov- inces in 1918, can only be Settled af- ter the 'provinces of the east, which have always controlled-their natural resources, recede from their demand for a .''proportionate .allowance" for tbemselyea iipbn any other'ground for adjustment.'''at the same time as the lands and natural Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is au KUevIr ediilon? a. What Is an 3. What does the emblara of the circle inscribed in" an equilateral trl- angl? signify? 4. Who was Hatlil 5. Wbat is homeopathy? 6. Who was the Inventor of homeo- SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is "Pitt's i. What were the 3. What Is a Pantheon? When was the Erst Pcntheon erected 6. What is a-'muUitudo" ol men at defined by the law] 6. In what story do the words appear? ANSWfeRS. 'the at midnight, nen'som'i young, miners collected and started to tins The Red Filag, canting the police to Intervene. Some stone throwing occurred but the crowd dispeftel upon appeals by the police. although liter window in po- lice stations were smashed." The Incident, while a email one, has been taken by many as indicating the temper of the miners ip this section, which observers of conditions report Is a hotbed of extremists who are de- termined to fight to a" finish. t Loh-Y-Pandy was the scene' of des- perate rioting during the coal strike of 1912. A considerable number of idlers vis- ited Whitehall, the scene of yester- day's rioting, this morning, seeking signs of the damage done to the pub- lic buildings. The traces, however, had been largely obliterated. The usual police patrols were somewhat strengthened, interfere with the crowds which sauntered through Downing Street and other ihoroughfares In- the neighborhood.. resources are transferred to Manitoba, Saskatchewan nnd Alberta." Prior, to thij 191S conference the.Question of the natural resources was one directly be- prairie the Dominion government.fcTtoat Is-what It should it Is only by the D'o- niihlon; government taking a firm stand to this effect that the knotty problem will be solved to the satisfac- tion of .and with justice'to the prairie provinces; But to siy that Alberta's irrigation develbpment.'on which the future suc- cess of tapping in the southern por- tion of this province depends, must be the unfair claim of the eastern provinces on'the natural re- sources question Is settled, would be most unsatisfactory i statement -of irflgatlbn the There-W.-Biie Other.-p.oint where nat: oral, resource's cda'trpl' and'. Irrigation development touch, on which Hon. Mr. :be Irrigation dependB-wholljr for itsi success on the supply, from our.BUT' facei streams. The control- with.tho Dominion government. Irrigatlonists are strongV 1. The printer's name and place, of business affixed to-printed books, ac- cording to William flit's Act passed in the reljii of George 2. A kind of rude dramas which jwero a favorite spectacle in the Middle Ages, represented, at solemn festivals. 'Such, plays --were called "Mysteries' because they taught Jhe mysterious doctrine of Christianity. The Obera'mniofgau' Play' is a play of this kind, '3, prlginally a {eraple dedicated to the gods. Now a building in which the Illustrious dead are buried haye memorials. 4. That at Rolne 'by Agrippa. It Is now a churcar' with statues of heathen gods, and called the Rotunda, n Paris the Pantheon was the church of St. Genevieve built XV., 179D. Next, year the Qonvenyon called t the Pantheon and set'it apart as the shrine'of those Frenchmen whom country wished o. In law, more than ten. 6. The words'were .flr'sl ysed'in 'The Fair 1703. this occurs this that Gallant, Gay the policies they enunciate just seriously and In the same degree of Bincetlty. The Leader of tbo Opppsltloii Is a man v or brilliant attainments. The position .he now occupies betokens a trust and confidence placed In Jiim, assurance that he possesses the qualification for leader- ship, in the responsible position lo destinies of Ihe Dominion should the ballots of. the'majority of the people of Canada so will. He is a man who has given a careful Btudy to the task oh hand with, a full appreciation of the which will devolve on him should he be elected to out >To say this is not saying too much1- Visits ot the nature of .that which HonMV. li. Mackenzie King Is making rlyersishonld remain with tha Domin- government. The St Belly and; Waterton rivers are all international streams, having" their rise In iiontana, S. A. There la already'.contrcversy over the division of the'waters of those, streams'" for irrigation purposes. It is a treaty matter, and a'a Biieh can only be dealt with by the Ottawa government. Then too, th 6 South Saskatchewan, Battle and North Saskatchewan rlvera are inlet-provincial streams, rising In berta- and flowing eastward through Saskatchewan. Dominion control ,of these waters Is necessary if endless .Controversy between the two, prov "fnces over, tho. Use .of the waters for 'Irrigation, purposes ty to be'avolded, On these two.counts, therefore, nat ural resources 'control touches the Irri- (Contlmed from (Continued From Front Page.) of Irrigation throughout dry tarbt-1 ing districts, ttere will be ttabllli atlon ot business which will allow o! greater atteotlon being turned lo' the EOlutolii ot the' problemc Of farming whose lands can nev- er receive Hjie benefits ot Irrigation water. Their problems can be solved; bill there must be a greater ruensure of security for ail business during the period of :Tba't Is why the government a of the country should be Tltally Interested. In many ways It ii a more Jmportsnt nueiUou tian that t! rallwaya and good roads. lUUways and permanent-highways will soon coae- oaco farming Is stabtllted as is possiblei by. the extension ot irrigation. Irrigation IB the keynote o! our whole fntHre that is .why It Is the big-Issue of the day a> Southern Albertans see" It. .ice cordon, and others were.iurt when some stonework from-a window on the treasury building fell. The situation which' devftpped in Whitehall at the1 entrance to-pawning Street was nn ugly. one. There, were .a thousand of tho there waiting the return .of. their, delega- tion, and the great thoroughfare of Whitehall in the- was lam- med. The disorder started- when the unemployed demonstrators' 'tried to break through the heavy and get into Downing-Street; It was duringjibis .rush; stoned ;from" 'traijjtiryVr crashed down: STRIKE-COMPtET.E LOND.ON, OiSt: strike i' of, coal'-mineri -throughout- rth'e ft country though the In. tricts'appe.ar stfike; In haif-heartedT' there Is no ariy 6'reak in the 'sequsptly try's TndiistrlesJlB 'spread. Nor la there Jtidlcation of any medlatlorij growing- out'-pf-'-Monr' day's various allv parties the reassembling of. parliament today, when II Is of the will the Irish home, the first scheciultrf before' the house of commons. PARLIAMENT TO GEJ. STATEMENT TODAY -J LONDON, Oct. George was expected to raakfe declara- tions today "at the'b.prcning'Of thV ees- sfon of the ing the' situation' resulting' from th'e strike ol coal miners which began 'on Saturday and measures .liiken .by the" government.to Labor- ttu members of the houseVf'commons [hey experienced such years. In between there were years of sufficient rainfall as in 1S12, 1913, 1915 and' 1916, when enormous crops were -The great difference in pro- duction between the wet and flry years! aid cot 'tall to Impress itself on the fanners, i As early as 1914, the Irrigation pr6je% east of the city be- gan to tie appreciated as U never was In the1 days' of the Ian rj. rush. In that year relief to many farmers in South- ern Alberta and1 Saskatchewan'had to be advanced by th'e Dominion gov- ernment But irrigated land-farmers did not need relief. They good crops In spite of-tho draught. It was then that fanners living'north of Leth- bridge between the" OJdman and Little Bow began lo seek a way to secure-Irrigation waters. The Leth- bridge.. Board of Trade, always mind- ful; of-the. needs, of the farming dis- took up the question of surveyi, with..the .result that the reclamation branch of the department ol the inter- ior at Ottawa began a our land jand stream a. Those surveys have continued continuously ever since. Over a couple of million dollars have been spent, and it baa been learned that the natural flow ot the rivers traversiug the district will provide water for something over acres lying east, south, west and north of Jielhbrldse: Storage would probably [er Striker In Cork Jail Succumbs CORK, Oct. condition of the hunger strikers In the: Cork jail-has become worse the whole at tha result of depres- sion among the men caused by the death Sunday of Michael >ltz- otratd, of. the fl to succumb. ;'Joseph Murphy, who was very low haa rallied as the'result of medical treatment, but hie case is regarded as the molt Severe collapses' were created. Col. well-known as a Salva- tion Army officer in Canada, died In California. A. J. Sam I a, 1. 0. ftuttle and S. H. Aduma are the mayoralty candidates likely to sUy in the race 11 Calgary., Rev. H. pastor of ZIoc Tabernacle, Hamilton, hcs received a1 call to Norfolk Street Methodist church, _Gilelph. J. Robertson, manager of the Hoyol Cranbrook, has beeu transferred'to.Nanaimo. G. F. Marsh, ot succeeds him. c Prof. i. A. Mackay, Jate ot the Uni- versity of Saskatchewan, pro- fesspr of CoMKitutlona! Law at Me- Gill.' v By'rpn H. trirher, leading business man of Manltonllh Island nnd once candidate for the House of died at Little Carrent. I. former profes- sor at University of Alberta and prior to that pn the staff'of the Col- legiate Institutes'at Owen Sound, Strathroy. and Ottawa, died at Strat- ford. Ont; L_ y Joln Burroujhs, the naturalist, is a firm belleier In the League of Na- tions and in Governor James M Cor, the Democratic President 111 candidate. .Up at Woodchuck Lodge, In the heart of the Catskllls, the-other day Mr Burroughs.ggv'e an interview on both subjecb He likened Governor Cox to In the bitter'e jouver days, and he characterized the League of Nations as the only buman thought has devised to put aa end to Sensation- To Be (From Our OwB.Corrwpon'deBt) bas been treated to a mll'd seisitJon ttis last weeVln connection with the new fanners Post -carte or let- ters of warning were received by aom? ol the directors and to 'the effect that all the 'CoaMele elevator were to Ijlown np be -17th 'ol. October. One-letter'went as far as to say that CoaldaleSras to be wiped off the and-wariea "certain dents to flee as trom Sodoh. The reasea. elfes: for warn injs was ihat United, Karnwrs o'. neighboring districts were hJSirnant because tho built Jand 'operated fheir nsw elevmtol under the "Unite? (fralp, wers. p: course such a reasga Is absurd an'c little credence locally ii the wild ravrpgs iot the ietters. Necessary taien but nothing happened. Whethei the letters, are itfce "Vork tA raTtnf fanatic, or a practical ;ls hart to say. H is rather a dangerous type o{ Joke however, ana one that be condoned in any way. SPOTTERS ROPED IN; W FINES A widow always las words of praist for her late husband, but it's different with a sleepy FORT WILLIAM, OcL amountingr to J1.700 and a taonths' tie United StAtea, recently held sentence a disorder meeting in Toronto and decided to send representatives to the 'iuquiry. .onsnerably nre depending on storage will he a.prob- J I-TI of the fntnre Futher nortli it atf by its f confer- carry with them much of import. They They are important 'deserve, to be welcomed. In him we I welcome not 6nly a personality u who bas a particular enuncia- tion Ot political principles, to placo be- fore the people This should be the attached to- hlsr visit, and Ift thfs spirit it should appeal lo the with a willingness.lo near and to give an intelligent considera- tion to .frhat a man In the position of Leader of the Opposition has lo say. IRRIGATION POLICY DISTINCT- FROM NATURAL RESOURCES, "On the lines laid down .by tho eral fionvention- for the provinces lo btmlle their own natural resources, the provinces would naturally assume all responsibility for dealing wltii Irri- gitiori projects. I underatind lhat sPreiriier.Charles Stewart has jut.l lhat If Ihe province of Alberta got conirol .bfjto naturul resources, then Wo gallon problem would solve Itself." This statement la represented as having been made to the press In Cal- gary by Hon. W. L. Mackenzie Klnu, Liberal leader, in unswcr iu j qu i.v Urm concerning liln eolullon of tlic Irrigation problems of Southern Al- berta. Speaking in Edmonton a few previously, Hori. Mr. King (3 reporter! the Liberal platform lit favor of handing the natural resources e wnfch u[ great deal of controversy In the settle- ment. But, while Irrigallonlsts are keenly interested In the settlement, vI4w that irri- gation' must await the BriHIemetiLqf the, controversy, As we view -pur farming and business condl- tipiis, our perrnanerif and profitable resilience here hinges on the fullest development of our natural resources, and that without delay. 'Irrigation ia nn fssiie, Dominion and provincial, whlcV must 'be; dealt, with, t divorced from any nnd- nllj entanglements over jh6 'natural resources control Issue, 'especially :iri view of the Involf e'd all- Dillon of' the taller. Thanksgiving would have prov- ed Ifs'worth'lf the spirit of Ihanks- glylng which (he day was call forth _8hblild' spread and'bo nianl. fest on every day in the year. Hon. C. 0. lljllaiilync clalnm lhat Canadians care for tno old 'parties. We rather thought that the old Conservative party held Iho pres- ent government In rather high regard. Id tbo provinces concerned' tin was'not ''rfie'rltled.1 The Trans-Canada which left Mer- rill, n. C., for Vancouver had to re- turn there oh.account of log. No one can say that the, delay' ocassloncd 7 i. f have been for severab encc-wr...........' federal! ganlzait___ that "they had reached somX'd.ecIslph which would tend In bring, nboul ,a Solution of queslians about the walkout of_tbe cosl.iliggors. Great Britain's'coat mining--irirfus- try has been almost completely paraly- zeil by Ibe strike.' HoportsW Idle pita come froiti sircoal fields 'In England, Scotland and Wales, but thus-far In the strike no disorders have occurred. SHARfi WEATHER EMPHASI.ES STBiKE f Sharp over the liritlsh Isles and belief waa oi- prussed today.tlirvt Ihls'wonid have afi Imporiant bearing tj> end the strike, 'No announcement' ao far has been made by the-Natlonal .Union of Ilailwaymen and the Workers' Union "regarding the mlnera In Etrikfngj UNEMPLOYMENA CAUSE SERIOUS OIOT Yesterday's serious rlollngiiear the official rosidcuco or the, prornler. In Downing Street, brought'the'nrqblotri of nnemployment sharply 'to'tho at- tention of the people. Premier.Lloyd (icorga lias before parliament ileflnlle plans for looking lo tho Initiation ot operations which may give relief to are of worH tint] ha'toM n.c'oriimltteo'which wnlted'bn; him i'oaterda'y he had pfo- posed similar measures don county council. Tho delalla of financing Ihcsa under- takings; orn lieing studied, he said, and ho Indicated the building trades unions bo asked to rclfix their rules and permit rrfen discharged from tlio urmy lo engage In building bouses, which nre greatly needed It tnls'clly anil throughout Kngland. YOUNG MINERS SING "THE RED Tho first untoward incident directly connected with (ha coal'alrike occur, red at is' fairly, well establlah'ed thafanother mlflioi acres could ho irrigated available water for land which has__ silt-normal rainfall. The problem, therefore, is a big one in Alberta.i.pv j-'Alberta today has approximately one million acres under the ditch, though" cot all in cultivation >r A'lberta's irrigation poBslblliUef'are of at lust L6M.OOO of which over 000 would lie In the district centering on Lethbridge. N StaSIIIze Farming This sect lot) of Alberta la prov- ince's great wheatfleld Naturally, dry years a more severe effect in this district, Ktora enormous crops In and IS 1C to practically nothing in 1818 and 1919 has been an experience which has indelibly stamped, on the people of Southern Alberta the need of undertaking plans which wfll do away with this unstable condition. And the. Irrigation system which have'at our door, the pioneer project ot the Dominion, which prsdscad a return of J54.71 pet. acre fn dry pointed the frriga t Ion Is the solution. Unhappily past experience in firiano- ing Irrigation districts In Alberta has given us no lead to solve our present day problems. All ejlatlhg Irrigation projects' In the province hare. been undertaken by railway or colonization companies which carried the water to the raw land before settlement selling the land after the ditches were ready to pour-water on the land of the new settler. Those irrigation schemes were colonization projects. i Farmers1 Projerti HoW we have the farmers on the land, owning it, and desirous of gelling Jhe water. They are ready to form themselves Into districts, to 1 bond, their land and repay all costs I JusVas would any new (own undertake to construct a waterworks system, These 'farmers have their homes on the land, they know what it will pfo- dnee with sufficient moisture and they are certain of the succetl; their venture, man. .Finances the Problem -jBut'16 undertake to railie for tho first such as the farm- ers of the Lethbrldge Northerfi dis- trict presents a problem fp financing it la not a problem con fined to" Alberta alone. Every ones of the Irrigation slntea south of '.'us fs faced with 'he samo probleni. And they have only one feaelb'c government did. -That lathe problem fu Btnlesmen of the Dominion mast help to solve: how governmenta shall aid the farmers In the dry to. carry Water fb their lands. U li a new probleni in Canada, and It confined to a comparatively small area, South- cm Alberta ia loading the agitation; but if solution is found for the problem here it Is going to help great- extending irrigation In Southern Saskalchewan and British. Columbia, it Isriiproblcm (or both tha Dominion and Ihe provincial givornmSntsV Their co-operation towards a lOlu- tlon, at least In tho first farmars' nnderlaklnga Is absolutely Both govorntncnta have shown f, aym- palhetlc Interest In tho neelrk of Lothbrldge Northern district for aid, and thero fs no doubt that If they could ngrea upon a solutloa In IhU one caee (ho wholo problem w6nlrl 1 e solved. The Lclhbrldga. Northern 'ia the keyatone of the fatnre Irrf- gation development In Western .Can- iuo, and a-practical Mention .will fir-ieachlng. For with thn retlra "3 coupons, which become due, and .having been presented for payment, had failed., to make payment of outstanding amounts or capital expenditure A statement on that town's financial condition as at December hurt, shows debentures out- slanting of and debenture in- terest unpaid, In addition there wen payable to the bank amount- ing to against these imjne- dlate-lUibllJtles of slightly over (100, 100, the town had available to cash on band and in tank _ Better a spoiled child than a, fresh N ly house were Imposed in the local police court toiiaT as the reialt of s Visit to this citv ot two alleged liquor "spotters" Tiie detectives "are said to have secured introductions into Fort'Wllliam'a night life circles, after which. In police conrt today, they gave evidence against a comber of men and women; DEFENDER OF LIEGE DEAD BRUSSELS, Oct Leman, defender of Liege against t.hei German aflvante .earlj In the war, died at Liege today from pneumonia; What Is Home Without Music? WHEN you can buy n geo-., ,alne frofn for why delay? It gjvea you to alf the. over eeleMloris in the Buy terms li uiose who de- sire them. _ r _ perfect- 1} on any machine TUrag fifrra or steel Bilmoral, Block 'vtetrcfa- The Home Smoke VOUR wife will welcome your smoking "OLD GHUM" about the house! When supper is over, and you settle ,down to read or chat, fill up your favorite pipe with "OLD CHUM" and puff "flic mellow fragrance of -this choice tobacco makes it Canada's favorite. J r ;