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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBHIDGE. ALBEUTA. JfUESDAY, AUGUST.24, OF TERRITORY Bombardment Cre- ates Haypc in German Fortifications Rotterdam, Aug. after daybreak, Monday, Germans defend- ing the Belgian coast in tlio neigh- borhood of Zeebruugn and Knot-lie were suddenly subjected to a terrible bombardment by a large fleet of Bri- tish war sllips. The fleet, comprising about 30 large and small shins, suddenly open- ed a withering fire on the coast de- '-fences about 5 o'clock, and the Ger- man garrison, which for some time bad been free from the attention of the Allies' ships, and had been boast- lug that no fleet would dare (ace the big German guns that had been uul In position on the dunee, wore caught napping. Zeebrugge, the chief object of at tack, must have suffered heavily The firing lasted three hours. During air raids that have beei fairly frequent at. tSis DOW., ccssMer able damage has beeli done of late but BO extensive ami so good were "the German defences that no aeria attack caused more than temporan annoyance, and comparatively damage to the fortresses, which are constructed of concrete. The blr naval suns have now, It i believed, smashed a large portion o the defence works. The famous Mol lias suffered, in addition to specia works constructed by the Germans.. 'The1 bombardment could be obson but Iii the'iouth courjtry the average ean.be lafelv plaeid it 28 busheli of aprlno wheat to the aore; oata. and barley, 48 Warner makes "in eitlmatc 40 bushels to the .acre for wlmar wheat. Here are some.of. the avii our correspondents: Warner Winter wheat 40, spring wheat 25, maybe 30. New Dayton Spring .wheat, 30, oats 60 to 65, barley 45. wheat 30, oats'60, barley 45; a total yield of 800000 bushels In this district.is estimated I Graisy wheat 25, some n high as 40 wheat 25 to 40. Milk wheat -28; OPte 75 total crop of one million bushels- to a million bushels wheat 40, spring wheat 35, oats 80.. barley crop, 8M.OOP bus. Bow wheat 21 to 30 oats SO. wheat 30, oats 75 Past Experience Shows Danger- ous Frosts Have Been in September German Charge of Ill-Treat- rnent to be Investigated at Araherst, N.S. Ottawa, Aug. 24. _ The cabinetl council, at a meeting to beW afternoon, w.U- consider the story emanating from German aonroM thai German prisoners interned at Arn- herst S-, have not been wel; treated It is likely that steps will be taken to a formal ins peotion. of the camp made bv an consul It is confidently asserted when such an inspection is ma le by, a neutral official it will be found that the German prisoners at Amtetrt have been exceptionally well treated both by Canadian authorities and residents of Amherst who have tak- n a kindly interest m their In order to give the farmer a few facts that will refreshen h's memory in regard to the conditions oi other also perhaps prevent some unnecessary worry on his Bart, the Lethnridge Board ol Trade has com- piled the following figures regarding "frosts in this district It w, be pb- week of hot weathcr..Some fall wheat [rosts in this district It will ne on- has been cut, and all: will be downiMrTed that in the last six years the this week. There is a small [rOst occurred on.August age of fall wheat in .Raymond. The 23rd in the year 1810 when there was iale authorities place this 'eree of frost The earliest most reliable authorities place this ,ial( a'degree of frost The earliest year's bushels. This is trOst occurred on September iirR tilirn-1 lil. :_ 1 find there Wa5 0 i de- year's crop at bushek. Tl------ not an overestimate. Oats are turn- ing fast, and a heavy "yield will he reaped." in 1009 when there was 52 ol Irost The highest killing temperature recorded it 26 8 degrees which means that a temperature of about 27 degrees or lon-r Am- some of the prisoners. Ill-Treat Canadians MAGRATH 23 -There has been s considerable fall wheat cut and farm fut nrst irost and the first killing ,ers will be well into their spring I [rost durmg the past few years, as wheat this wc'k Magtath s crops rccolded at the Experimental sta- l I nminord i to take i the welcome golden i tine? and cuttin, will ,lie u full Irst of So'nil bTtriday or.generJ There ,s in the nciblihol ibaSrda! but spring wheat will-re of 60 OOn acres undei crop quire, as a general rule one more vll average 25 bushels to the acre tlon Lethbru'gc and there are numcro is fields that 1909-I irst frott, Aug 28th, degrees; first killing frost, Sept. 2B.8 degress. 1910-First frost, Aug 23rd, 31.S degieii lirst killing frost, Sept Zo, irost, 1 degrees first killing-frost, Sept 23, 1312-rirst frost, Sept f5th, 240 degrees first killing Irost, Sept 15, frost, Mept 30th 301 degrees first killing frost, Sept. 84, degrees, first killing frost, Oct 7th, 20 1 degrees, ______ the crop ol this district in eluding all fcritorv nbutiri to Ma lath should lontubute to tne (worlds wheat maikcl ncil on to a million bubl-cls Ml that is required us hot weather of harvest help CABDST.ON Harvcbtmg inues as m js Gram where is being lut and although i Cardston 'continues as mernh war, _ diced rations AUS1R1S m UP Ll it this MARKETS New wheat 98 October wheat '3 Cash oati WEATHER Pint aBC.w'On- 01 ov vu.. district this year ind the iield will probabli he the largest reaped 1 ere The rec nt ram have pi-iced thi- cutting of some pram field1; about three or four dajs later than other wise, and in -some cases laid the txcessively hcavi gram so flat that it may -never ripen thoroughly and sreat difficultv will be cd in cutting it fall wheat will like- ty average 40 bushtls per acre which will be about equalled bv tie spring Gen. Sam Knighted Winnipeg Man1, Atif The Winnipeg Telegram "oday received a special cable an- nonnclng that Sam Hughes had been Knight- f ed. f Tien Tsen, Aug 2i.-An incident sequences occurred at Peking last nirht enty Austrian roarmea Be- longing to the legation guard enter- ed the British-owned Theatre in which the Hisitama films weM shown, cut the screen to piec- es, broke into the operator a room and forcibly carried on the nuns iw Chinese police arrived too late to as- sist'the proprietor, who hat applied to the British legation for redrew.. CUTTTINO Canary, Alta, !So-.v5 cuttine general ;