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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Satiiritoy, August 12th, Number 204 HELP GRAIN ALONG Farmers Will Start Cutting Next Week; Crops in Good Shape When, at tho beginning oC ihe pros- month, the wet weather July continued in evidence, the farmers began to wonder IE they were going to have trouble in yetting their crop harvested on account of an excess of moisture. During- tho first three by the warm wea- ther since Wednesday. Nothing could look more promising for a fine har- vest season than the present warm weather all over the province, and Southern Alberta particularly is now assured of the hot dry weather which Hot Weather in August usually marks'the month of August. 'J'his fa just what is needed for the crops. During-the year so far there has been nearly fifteen inches of jirecipit-atinn. This is in excess ot thc average, but from tbe reports coming in from part of the dis- trict there Js no complaint of too much, moluture. it was not needed for thc majority of crops, it has served the purpopse of putting tbe soil in the best possible shape lor next year's crops.' None of the crops. have suffered, and now that fine weather has come again, the confident that they will reap a crop which will establish a new record, In Southern Alberta. But the if it was not a necessity for this' season's crop, has very noar- rainfall for the two tip to--nbrniai, and lias inspired the fanners with confidence .that next "year will -bo one of the best In the history of Alberta. Cutting Next Week As a result of the rainfall, cutting, which was started about the third "week" of July, bad to >be suspended for a. couple, of weeks. However, it will start again on -Monday morning, and this time should proceed without a stop till the whole crop Is harvest- ed. Winter wheat has been ripen- ing somewhat all through the wet epell. It in now well filled, and can be cut in almost every district in j Southern Alberta next week. It is very plump and will be a fine sam- ple. In some few districts the yield will very'tmifih nhovo fifteen bushels, while in other districts where there was never any lack of moisture there will be some fifty fbushel yields reported. However, it is generally believed that the yield i will be heavier, as a result of the heavy rain, than was at first expected and the average will probably be about twenty-five bushels to the aero. Spring wheat cutting will com- mence very -shortly. In this crop the is very rank, and it will not -ripen so (illicitly as thc winter wheat. -However, a great many fields n'ill wnltlnj for the binder by Ihe' twentieth of Alignst. Oats are filling well, and will follow close after U'e eprlng wheat crop. The rain has done them no.harm, and n. very good finality of -oats will be threshed in ,Southern Alberta. Flux Never Better Flax prospects'are the -best in the .history of the country. It is mated by good agriculturalists that this has been an ideal summer for this mon, and some very fine yields are report- ed, it hardly possible that any of the flax crops iii Southorn Al- beria will yield leas than fifteen bushels this year. With the clearing up of the thc haying-operations will re- sumed. Hay is a fine crop throughout the south, and there will be no scar- city of feed thi-3 winter QB was thc caie last year. The only drawback occasioned by the late rains U that haying and harvest will come logc'.h- er, -and thc demand for han-esteis will be very brisk. Taking everything into consHera- tlon Southorn Alberta is entering on its harvest season in the boat, con- dition of its history. All the crops .arc good, tho weather from thli (imei forward may ton depended upon lo he; warm dry, and Sunny Southern j 'Alberta will reich H new mark In iti IRISH IN AMtKlUA PROMISE SUP- PORT TILL HOME RULE IS'ATTAINED Hoston, Aug. following cablegram congratulating tho Irish Nationalist lender, John Kedmoml, on tlie passage of (he Veto fllll in the lloube of Lords last night was sent him today by the officers of the Unit- fid Irlnh League of America: "Hearty I congratulations of United Irish Lea- I guo of America and friends of pro- gross throughout America on glor- I ions victory or lust night. It clears way !or Home link-. Irish-America will sustain you until it is won. De- mocracy of England, Wales and Soot- land congratulated also. Signed. Michael J. Ryan, Philadelphia, Na- tional president; Thos. Fitx.patHck, Uoston, National treasurer, and John U'Call-ahan, Boston, national secre- tary." MACLEOD LIBERALS COULD NOT WAIT FOR COMMITTEE AND NOMINATED DR. D. WARNOCK Scene of Most Remarkable Enthusiasm Warnock Nominated by an en masse Vote No Other Name Proposed Every Poll Represented Warnock Ac- cepted and Will Win HEAVY VOTE AGAINST AWARD Hosmer and Michel are Opposed; Coleman Not Heard From (Special to the Herald) Fernle, Aug. from Hosmer and -Michel are to the effect that out of a total vote of 774 there were BUS against .and HO in favor of the Gordon proposition as presented to.the men for decision. A't'-HoBiner, the., vote stood 130 .against to 50.for, and at was 433 to 60. .Ganmore has not been beard from, and the Coleman vote has not been received -by the district 'board. As far as heard from'the vote by locals is as follows: Macleod, Aug. Liberals of "a tnmu'ph tor George." Hii firmness on this occasion was. the inject of innumerable editorials, all ten flattering Similar treat- ment was accorded his speech before the hankers, in which he delivered his now famous warning "to Germany-ior? er HIP Moiocco crisis The fact ta' ;tlmt Mr. Lloyd-George, formerly.' looked upon as a fighting politician, has forced recognition for himself-as t .sincere and serious statesman, his- in this respect being much the Kiinic as John Burns, .one-time, leader nml strike promoter, who now, conunatids the respect of men on both sides of politics. 1 he chancellor s personality has much to do with his advance .in lav--} or vith the more scnouslj minded of his fellow conntrjnien he has be- come better Known among politicians, they have found him a most eharnvj ing and interesting companion, who1- nliei. lorcrtl into a fight, which he as well as any majp, takes things and genially and hi good humor, bacl cd hv firm- ness, wins where another minister could make no hcaduaj He is far from being a strong man physically, hut as shoun in his. light against the Labor parU in the insurance bill is- sue he still has lots of fight left in him This fighting qiiahtj also wuur him miny inenris in England MURDER SUSPECTED AT LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE Hegina, Aug dead body of a man weighted with Iron fastened on with wire was found day in weeds ;Jn the waters of 'Last viotmiain near Hilton. The body was fully dressed, the man wearing over alia and appearing to he a respectable working man. The remains, which: have not yet :neen identified, parently. been in the water days. Suicide is said to he out'of the tjueetidn and foul play is suspect' "ed. A coroner will hold an inquest; STANDARD OIL, co. PAID VERY HEAVY COURT FEE! Washington, D. C., Aug. cosY; the Standard Oil Co. .'-tb' court fees alone to resist the inent in its long fights to-have Tt.'dJs- sohed A cheque for that Bum, this amount, awarded bj the court as costs in. its decision ceived at the department .of justice7; todaj That amount, of course, not include attorneys' foes or other expenses nhtch the big corporation incurred in the long litigation. court costs paid today, are .probably the smallest Hem of a bill totalling Into millions, the exact amount of which probably never will be knowi. CANNOT LOCATE THE BLACKHAND BOMB St Louis, AUK Although police have left no stone unturned te obtain a clue: to the of the bomb explosion which last night killed two people and wounded sev- eral others on "Dago an Italian colony, no thine definite has been found. The officiate in charge of tHa investigation hold to the theory that the unidentified man who met death was one of the plotters. Tonight Romano, the grocer who recently re-" ceived two Backhand letters from Hrooklyn, N. V., demanding Has decided to abandon his interests and will return to (he eaat and en- tlenvor to hide from his enemies. I Jin store wns in building cd by the bomb. ;