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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TIB UTHBraDCME tUMtSt HEMIH lretbl>ri^ae, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY PMprieter* and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ' MINTINQ COMPANY, LIMITED '';m �th Street South, Lethbridge :W. A. Buchanan i.,.*��tfdon1t and Managing Director I ' Ithit- Yorrane* - - Pusinesa Manager | TELEPHONES 'BiMinMs Office ................ ' IditerUl Office Jn showing the views of the .groat statasraen of the British Bmptre. Really it would seem that It the British Government, already carrying unprecedented obligations, could seo its way clear to guarantee six million poimds (thirty million dollars), of bonds to assist the Soudan Government in irrigating a district of 300,000,-acres, $100 per acre. It would seem that our own Dominion tor her own people settled on her own lands should not hesitate to guarantee the bonds for a much smaller amount on land much toore valuable, so that they might prospeT and help to build up o Canada that could meet all Its obllga- 1224' tions in the most efticienl mannsr. j There is no ban on using the I Russian thistle for feed just t)ecsuse i it is a sort of Bolsheviki hay. - Mtmbtr Audit Bureau of Circulations i Subscription Rates:  D�lly, deliTored. per week .....$ la ' Daily, delivered, par year ...... T.50 : Daily, by mail, per year ....... 5.00 ' Weekly, by mail, per year ..... 1.50 Weekly, by mail, per year to U.S. 2.00 New York cops will in future wear wrist watches. How have the mighty fallen Just because the commissioners Dates of expiry of subscr.ptioi:s ap-j Propose to meter the water supply is pear daily on iitidivss label. Accept-juo good reason for a Jump in the price Mice 01' pnpers alter expiration date la our authority to continue the sub-cription. o� milk. CAREFULLY CONSIDER THE METEH*QUESTION. I There is a Jot to be said on both lides of the water meters questitj^n, ind, the ratepayers should hear both ' tides before deciding how to cast , Jjeir votes on September 2nd. They thould therefore attend the public . neeting on Tuesday evening next ; (rheh the commissioners will endeavor '.'JO explain why meters should be in-' ttalled, and wljen, no doubt, oppon- ints of the plan will present their irgumenta. ~ 'Metering ot household water supplies in Canadian and in most Amer-;can cities is a new plan, and naturally Jie ratepayers want to know all about X. They should know in order to be �ble to cast an uiteligent vote. They ihould know whether the *35,000 it js propsed to spend for the installation *'af meters would repair the water- . ^ jf_" _s*_ ----- - Work is the great panacea for most ills? The trouble iff Russia and in a great many other parts of the world is a disinclination to work. Famine is the rosnlL (Prom Our Own Uorrosnondflnt) | BOW ISLAND, Aug. 15.-Mr. J. VV. Mitchell, ot the Alberta Government Employment Agency, waa In town on Wednesday of last week. He appointed Mr. Harding as local agent here for the employment bureau. Alessrs. O, H. Bell and John Samp-sell left on Thursday for Virden, Manitoba. Miss Lena Schonert. formerly ot irrigation works ^hja-^udauj isogether. with- certain .way constructijBM. Tbf Jfpuse was ' ^^^%9i to J^i tixeljBtilL^miai-4>n^fifiti$�,af BriUm finance �ibiyj^oi^riunent of the Soudan, so ' OovQfliment m(gbt tie in a "dil ^ rajsf the ioan on terms idT�9tac;cibii� thali might others ^ the CUM, The main area oon-i4 id the acbeme* was an area of 1,^00 Apres fit the confluence of the � a^ Blae Nlles."' I^ariioch forwards this paper '^i;6>ittnDbnt but it is significant Sundays in August, services taken by Rev G. Isaac, fourth Sunday, Rev. S, Ripper. Rector's address, 1548 Haro Street, Vancouver. ^ BAPTIST Wesley Chnreh Rev. Chaa. E. Cragg, B. b, Patter. Residence 320 im It & Phanrie: Parsonage.404, Church StiMiy 4�i Claude Hugltea, l.A.8.. Mcie. Director Union Services with Knox Presbyterian church for July and August. During August morning service in Wesley, evening service in Knox, and conducted by Rev. Chas. B, Cragg. Bible School at 12.10 pjn. THE UNITED CHURlCH OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE First Baptist Charch Corner 9th Street and 3rd Ave. 8. Rev F. W. Dafoe, B.A., Pastor Mr.rB. Jones, fiirector of Choir Services at 11 a.m.. Subject: "The Medicine 'of a Merry Heart," Sunday School iand Bible Class at 12.15. B^'ening Service at 7.30, Subject: "The Foundation of a Noble Life." The piastor will preach at both services. All,are cordially inyited. THE ASSEMBLY Rev. E. J. Hodgina, ^.A, Paitor 1271 Sth Ave. n. Phone ISSB Choir Leader, Mrs. F. Jackson.  10 a.m.: Junior choir practice. .' � 10 a.m., Boys' Dept. ot -the S'unday School in the Hall. 11 a.m., .morning, service  . 2 o'clock. Beginners and Primary departments of the Sunday School la the Hall.. -, � ......... 2 o'clock. Girls' Dept. ot.the Sunday School in the (jhurch. S.15, Adult Dept. of the Sr 8.' 10 tl�e Church. ; 7.15; Song Service. 7.30: Evening'Service. ST. MARY'S CHURCH North Lethbridge PRESRYTBBIAN Knox Ckareh Corner 4th Ave. and Sth Street 8. Rev. Capt A. ^H. Oentfon, paster. E. F. Layton, organiat and eheir leader During July and Augnst Knox and Wesley churches unite their ser vices. In August services in Wesley church 11 a.m., and Knox at 7.30 p.m. 10 a.m.: Sunday Si'booL 11 a.m.: Kinderfiatten and Begtunera' . iiepartment. ' ^ i CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHRISTIAN SCIBNCe SOCiCTY Hull Bioek. 7�li atre'et Sunday ServkS *t .It .M. Subject: "Soul.". .... "SAnday School convenes at the close !Of the Sunday morning service. Wednasaay evening^ TeatUBMr a|Mt> tag at I p.m. ' . The reading room^.la-.Qpea OalllP eepfButidays and l^l,*oUd�y�, tron 3 tp 5 p.m. where the Bible and authorized Christian SolepM Itteratum may be'read, borrowed or.puretiMed. The pubUc ta cordinlly tetfted to tend the church s^nrj^^ ftiM to visit the reading ntHO. Christtmn CIMrefe Morning Prayer, 11 o'clock. Evening Soilg, 7.30 o'cioclt. ' ' No Sunday School or Bible Class during August- - ...... �............. PENTECOSTAL OF ^OD Cor. 2nd Ave. and Sth St. S. Moose Hall Higlnbotham Block (liev. Stanley C. Ripper^ 517 12Ul,St. Sunday "at 11 a.m.. Breaking of Bread.) A North. Sunday (B.t J^ZO p.m.. The Good News. -Wednesday 4nd Friday at 8 p.m. WHO SO DESPI8ETH THE WORD SHAUL BE'DESTROYED, BUT HE THAT FEARETH THE COMMANDMENT SHALL BE REWARDED. A Hearty Welcome To All CHRISTIAN/ MEN'S LEAGUE (Fndenomfnational) Bnptitt Church, 3rd Ave. 8. fNeJttOwetlfisg, Sunday, Sept. 7, 3 p.m. ;l^pe�l� �. � >  4> � .J, Oliver l. Curtis, Paator Cor. Srd Ave. and Mh tt, Bible School at 10.30. . : . ' Morning Subject: "Tihe Reapenalblllty of the Chureli." ' Ohristian E^deavotA iA5: Miss! Blanche Balderson, le*der. Evening Subject: "The Flrat, Repord-, ed Convert Outside o[f Jerusalem/' Yield is 28 3-4 Bushels, Better Than Two Bushels Over Previous High OTTAWA, Aug. 15.--The prellml-nury estimate of the yir.'d per acre (�: fall wheat for jCanada is 28% bushels, as compared with 19 bushels last ye'ar, and with 22 V& bushels (or the decentennial years from 1909-1919. This is, therefore, the highest average on record, the previous record being in 1915, which was 26%. On the harvested area of 797,750 acres the total yield is 22,875,800 ^bushels, as compared with 17,942,800 bushels lust year, and with 29,320,600 bushels, the record fall wheat yield of 1915. Ontario, where the bulk of the fall wheat crop is produced, has a total yield for 1919 of 21,762,000 bushels from 744,000 acres, an average yield per acre of 29'>4 bushels. Last year the Ontario yield was only 7,054,-800 bushels from 362,616 acres, an average per acre of 19% bushelR. The total yield ot hay and clover in Canada is estimated at 1%408,800 tons from 10,662,870 acres, an average per acre of 1.63 tons. Alfalfa Yield The total yield is the highest on record and compares with last year's record yield of 14,772,300 tons. Of alfalfa, the total yield is 290,300 tons, as against 446,409ton8 last year. In consequence of the continued drought, the condition �f grain crops in Saskatchewan and Alberta at tbe end ot July was worse by from 8 to 10 points than at the end of June. Thus tbe condition of wheat in Saskatchewan to July 31 was 73 per cent, of tbe decentennial average, as against 91 per ceiit. on June 30. In Alberta tbe July percentage ot wheat was 70, as compared with 80 in June. The Manitoba spring wheat, owing to an outbreak ot mst, has deteriorated by 8 points, 80 that the condition is expressed by 92 per cent., or 8 below the average as compared with 100, or the promise of an average yield, a month ago. In the maritime provinces conditions continue favorable, the percentage for wheat heing 103 in Prince Edward Island, 101 in Nova Scotia, and 96 in New Brunswick. In Queibec the conditions of a month ngo ba� been maintained or even improved, wheat being 98 for both months, and oats being 102 for July, as against 99 tor June. In Ontario spring wheat is 85, in July, as against 87 in June, and oats are 80, as against 85. WILLING TO CONFER WITH THE PRESIDENT I)IGKED UP IN ASSIIte ig^fte. rontmrn bosymavi A big yield of tobacco is expected at Essex. Henry Gill, a pioneer of Man., is dead. RoUlln, Mrs. William. Clark, a leader in philanthropic movements in Winnipeg, is dead. A thousand applications for divorce will be heard in Minnesota courts this tall. Warden Biggs of Wentworth was nominated for North Wehtworth In the Legislature as the U. P. O. candidate. Lteut.-Col. B. W. Hagarty, principal of the Harbord Collegiate Institute, Toronto, .returned from overseas after having looatod the grave of his son at Hooge. F. W. Westwood, manager ot the Traders Trust company, in Brandon, and pastor of the Congregational church there, has accepted a call to the Union church at (3yi)ress River, The first returns from wheat threshing at Portage La Prairie, cam when Ed. McLeghanan, who started to thresh reported a yield ot 1,400 bushels on a 50-acre field, an average of 28 bushels to the acre. A press association understands that Robert Doiiald has acquired the chief interests in the Globe, a London evening paper, and will shortly take over its direction. It will be conducted on Independent line^ Samuel^ Scott was wounded in the hip by a ricochetting bullet from the pistol of a Toronto constable, who mistook him and his companion, Norman Waldron, for two notorious burglars. The Ligg^tt's'-Pindlay Drug Co., Calgary was lined a total of nearly $100 when it was found guilty of infractions of the early closing bylaw by keeping open after 10 p.m. on four different occasions. The fines were $20 and costs on each of tbe four charges, which would bring the total fines to nearly $100. The C. H. Harry Go. was found guilty of three infractions of the same bylaw, and was fined $20 and costs on each charge. SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, lOtO Beware of Thump Boxes! THAT'S the term ot derision applied to cheap pianos by the trade - made to sell but not to last. Buy a famous old MASON A RISCH and be sure of a lifetime of satisfactory music. Ask for our easy, terms of payment at "faotory to home" prices.  Style Booklet sent free. IUS(HISIIISCH,UNITEI) Balmoral Block "The Home oif the Vlptrols" The London ibranch of the Great War. Veterans' Association has, in consequence, ot vigorous objection, raided by many returned.'' soldiers, concluded to erase from {,�,"  . Monday, Thursday aid MtuTd^y;: S.OO p.m. � t i . Public Meetings. V' Afl WelMme, PENTECOSTAL HOME AND FOREIGN MIMION 206 13th Str^ftWorth , Sunday Services; MlBfflM. lt>'<;iock; � Evening, Tuesday and Thursday at 8 o'clock. Everybody Wefcome ;