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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xa ALBEhTA. TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1919 MEIENB Col. Barker in Captured Ger- man Fokker Completes Kirst Half of Trip Wheat Crop of Three Prairie Provinces Is Placed at 'rec Press Annual Estimate Shows I hat Alberta's Wlieal Will Not Average Over Six Bushels, Totalling 2L948., 000 Crop, is Green But is Only Crop Which Be Damaged by Shows Belter Results Than at First Expected. CARRIED CANADIAN t MAII, VOJI WASHINGTON MlliEOLA, Aug. Bar- ker left on the return at 11.65. He wai preceded by Reptiles and Major Bchrooder. Cabinet Ministers -Visiting the City WI.N'.VJPEG. Aujr. In lla annual estimate c( the crop of Ihe three uralrie provinces, the Mauliboa Free I'resa this raorntnj publishes the fol- ins figures: Wheat Outs Uarley ImslielE 2CS.SS5.000 bushels ,053 bushels Ityo Ho much of ihc- MINEOM. N.Y.. Auf. G. Barker, the Canadian ace. arrived here Irora Albany o'clock this 'morning, completing the first liall ol the International air r.icc from Tor- onto Is New York ;ind return. His machine, ft captured German Fokker model, carried a Lag ot Canaifan msil which was immediately transferred to fluoiliei- airplane iraltlng on tho Dcld anil rushad off lo Washington. Five airplanes, which were unable to [Hart trom the local Hell! yesterday lor various .re'asonB, got. away juat La- lore Col. Barker arrived. The firit aviator to leave was. LicuL Philip Melville, piloting a Canroni plane, who look on zl 5.50. Ha was followed Bhurt interval: -liv Licnt. Roulette, Uimt. Homifnor, U. H. fley- nolds and l.leut. Itoss Kirknalrlck, all piloting Dthaviland tour rnachinea. Thirteen Resume Race ALBANY. X. Y., Aug. machines' resumed the internat- ional aerial derby rate between York and Toronto from the lanL.ns Held' here before S a.m. today. Two in route from Canada started for Xevr Ydrfc on the final leg of He down trip.. ,They wore piloted by Col. Dar- ter, Canadian ace, anil D. S. IMlirmr Eilht'-ifIt oii tbo trip to-Syracuse. Their pilots were Col. Harlnoy, who Jntfl yesterday made a false Btarl; i Sleiriclle, Major O. Elkinson, 'TJent. Chandler, Lieut. Contes, Capl. T- Miller" and L- W. Berle'au'dv Adtnu, Lieui. Logan and Lieut. left for Mlhcoli to fiko n Irom there some lime toliT Part Way BicV ALBANY, X.V., Aug. ot the aviators Tvho-lefl. Toronto yester- day in Uielr'.international derby niglu In Sen- "York'.and return arrived here, homeward boumi, today. .Major Schrocdcr reachal Albany at iM.OVaiid SefK.C'ooms landed a I- [11.09- LleuUGeorge lelt for Syricuss nl 11.05. and' Lieut. Houlletl Bt 11.07. Ten plcncs Syracuse .on the Manitoba Saskatchewan Allierla...... Manitoba S.4TP.rnW bushels OSL f.rtA OF the three provinces, s-ays Hie Free is as yet too green lo i'ut (hat any rstiinaic at Ihft present time, would most misleading. By provinces llic is as fol- lows: Avrraec Total Uusbels. 2.9K.OOO S.STW'Ol) YiPhl. lii 11 c j Saskatchewan AlberU...... Manitoba....... Saskatchewan Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta.......... l.OSJ.OOO 20 20 15 C'j.Mo.OdO C.9SO.OOO The acreage Oglirca for the above calculation are those, issued by the Dominion government lasl June. With the single exception of the flax crop, 90 per cent of ihc three principal cereals are cut and iu stook and about 21) per cent, is threshed, flic only thing now lo (car Is frost and ivilli Ih- exception oT a very small percentage of Inlc oal3 and the flax of winch crop-the major portion is late, frost now couM do very little damage. Already threshing returns, show beL- ter yields than were anticipated In many districts, a reiv, especially in districts wliero rust developed, yields are less than the stand.or straw wAr-_ ranted, adds the report, and it remains inccs. lo be seen if improved yields will bal- ance the depreciated ones. The wheat crop as a will he grade due partly to heat n'nil part- 1 Iv to rust. Tho percentage of I northern will be relatively small, in facl, tl v.'ill in all probability tie neces- sary to resort to special commercial gra'dcs iolroduccd in 1310, adds the report. Summing up tho situation in the Canadian west, the, report says, after City Will Be Thronged Wed. By Farmers Who Want Irrigation Extension -Ion. A. Mciglicn and Hon. A. Calder Arrived Frorjn Maclcodi This Visit Coaldale to Raymond Wednesday Forenoon, and Attend Luncheon: and Mass Meeting al Noon and in Meet Deputations Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Board of Trade! Rooms. quite tne most trying season on record 1 --4 In -10 years has a profitable crop in AfthuriMolgrien, above; and Manitoba ant] luts more (nan csca J- A- below, who are In Mort than 100 farmers from Ihc Taber district alone are coming to Latiibrldgt on for Ihf demonstration in favor of irri- gation, according to word received from town today. Raymond farmers are earning en masse and a Jot of townspeople vuith them. Magralh is also .sending, a large delegation. From every other point In the south where irriga- tion Is a live topic there will be a crowd. "We expect ths largest crowd- ot farmers in many a long said one of Ihe local committee of arrangements ti the Herald this "The farmers are going to-leave no doubt as io the sin- cerity of their purpose In asking government aid In securing the ex- tension of Irrignlfon 'benefits Cn southern Alberta. Hon. Arthur Meighen, accom- panied by Hon. J. A. Calder and Supt.- Drake yof ,the reclamation service, will arrive In the city this afternoon; This morning he is meeting farmers of the Macleod district_at .M.acleod. A delegation from Pincher Creek Is ar- ranging to meet htm there. W. A. Buchanan, M.P., went to Macleod this morning (o return with the ministers this afternoon. Imme- diately after their arrival they will go to the Coaldale district where they will see the irrigation sys- tem at work. HC A. Suggilt, of CcaldaLe, is. piloting the party through On morning the parly will go lo Raymond where they will look over reservoir (itcs In ths I district. A delegation from Magrath will join the party In the ton.- of the district, after which a short reception will be htld in Raymond. Reluming to Lelhbridge -the ministers, will be the guests at "a complimentary luncheon tendered by the Board of Trade in Knox church basement, where both Mr. Meighen and Mr. Calder will speak. Quite a number of the executive of the Irrigation De- velopment Association will ba present at the luncheon. On Wednesday afternoon At 3 o'clock a number of deputations will wait on the minisVers at the Board of Trade rooms who will thus be given A chance to talk directly to the farniers and Qet first-hand information as to the farmers' stand on irrigation. In the evening' there will be a, monster mass meeting In Wesfey church which will be addressed by both ministers. They have an- nounced that they will not speak on irrigation, but the Irrigation Development Association Is anx- ious that everybody interested in that project he present at the meeting in order io show the keen desire to see the proposed pro- jects carried through. The visit- ing ministers will leave on Wed- nesday, night for the- east to be present for the opening of Ihe ses- sion in Ottawa on Tuesday next. .Though Sea Route is Open iho Allack Must Be Made From the Land JKOLSHIES ADMIT LOSS OF ODESSA LONDON, Aug. war of- fice announced this evening that on the western front of Gen. Dtnl- kinc. the anti-Bolshevik leader in southern Russia, the advance Is continuing with great rapidity along the entire line. ii total failure in Ihe olhcr two Wv-j UthbridQ- todaV and all day Wednes- .7 ti7 r1 i i v rits For Eight Bye-Elections Shortly j day enquiring jnto the situa- tion and the demand for the extension i of, irrlgsTori thcrcfrcm. They will farmers from the durrounding districts at the Board of Trade -QITIJ Wednesday af- ternoon at and'wil! address" a miiAtinb in .Wesley Church in' the evening. A the federal elections bflcg issued will pro- vide for nomltiallous taking place Oc- Lobcri 20. polling October 27, or OHQ Prejurallon of the voters' -list1? will te proceeded irilh immediately. Issue Writs in Day or Two OTTAWA, Aug. It is understood third IDS ot Ihe UigM ivest hetoro 10 tliat bye Dltcllon dates havo been uu- o'dock. Ftiur planes arriving from der consideration liy the.cabinet coun- ,A1banj' report'stiK winds nil the way. ell and Uial writs are likely to be AH'fliers eay thbj' were almost frozen Issued within n day- or tivo Cor all con- Laeut.-Col. I stlluencies '1101 represented In parlia- Harlney was rtreL In from Albany morning, having flown the distance in mcnt at. present. As it will taltc an- proiimatel.v 40 days under Hie provi- sions of tlic special legislAtion of last session to make nli Llic UsU, tlicrc, is Illtlo prospect.of tiic new ministers and the leader of the opposition ap- In iinrliainent Uuriug (he up- iroaching Bcesloii unless U should lo bo a longer session Ihan is rmlEcIpRtert. Eight Bye-Elections Tlio iiTlU lo'be Issueil jvlll apply eight conslltucnclcs, 1'rlncc, T.E.I.; arUon, Victoria, N.U.; Kingston, nnil- Xorlh On Indications That Heavy Exports From Old Country (o Am- erica About to Com- .mence LONDON, Aug. special Writer for Ihp Dally Mail conditions In. Great Britain, who has I aiserlcd thai ti survey ol tlio situation I does tho belief that Lho Urend ol events Is all in favor of Am- erica's trado.and llial exportation on a considerable scale Is about. ID begin, Fpys in nn article today: Krldence of tho activity ot Hie Iratle ot ihe country' is (o ho deduced from the amount of Iransporlallon In Ilio BlrfeotJ of IxinOon and olhcr largo (owns, which rot only consists of poods from overseas, hut large amount, of export traffic bound for Iho various railway terminals. "Tbis'Slrcet traffic haa been Rrowr In volume for tho last two weeks. It includes private nolor lorries, pur cbAscJ from thiJ war office, vehicles of forwarding companies ami railway vana of.every- description, "Much traffic can not be accomplish the railway stations na tho in' Trard frftnV Is so great, but tha efforts Tecehlly made Lo utilize tho coastal effect. arc bcginntng: to have some "The feiport trade Ihe direction of Ibd continent also 'In growing In volume. 40 vesacls sailed froji Friday ph'd Saturday direct for 1 the continent, 10 from SwaAsca ftiit' XO qlhfifajroin South Wnlca SEAMEN'S STRIKE ENDS X-SAV., Aug. The SCR men's slrlko cntfed Indny- 'vlien n maw of Ihn men lo the s nfftctet] ImnicdfaieJy ario, m Onlnrlo; Quebec Victorin, B.C. and I Ion. F- S. Tolniio. minister of toria, will seek rcricctlon In Vic- nnd !L Is presumeil llial Hon, P. n. Car veil's successor 3s min- ister o[ public works may be a candi- date in Victoria, N.B. SlioulJ the chnlco liajincn to fall upon Stanley K.- Elkin, ot Si. John, N.U., however, it would mean another vacancy and a I second bye election In New nnmsn-ick.; Xo announcement Jias yet been-innflc lo tho seal will he 'conlpsled iv Sir DrayLon, minister of fi- nance, and there is a possibility that lie nmy contest some constituency mnniioiicd in the "foregoing' list. 'Where Will King Run? Liberals ot Gleugarry-Stormont meet in convention today to decide whether or not ihey will nominate a canciidala in view of the decision the United Farmers to coiitest the seat. Should (hey nominate lion. h. King, (do opposition leader, H Is ex- pected Hint lie will .early de- cision as lo bis acceptance or other- wise. The posslbillly of Mr King securing a. seat in' tho vacant co.n- etiluency o[ Priuce, 1M3.I., is now nc- ing discussed in political circles. BULLETINS ELIMINATES U. S. WASHINGTON, AUB- quick euccssslon the seriate for- eign relations comniittee adopted today A series of amendments to .the peace treaty, eliminating the United States as one'of the powers on international com- created to supervise re- construction In Europe. The vote on successive vras 0 to 7, the com- mittee dividing on. parly lines. DAYLIGHT MURDER IN MONTREAL MONTREAL, Aug. broad dayllghl and in the centre of the city a man was shot and killed yesterday 2nd as. a reiult John Quinn, years old, of Verdun, Is under arrest for the murder of Roch Samson, St. Henri. Mrs. Quinn, of the nun under ar- rest, had appealed to her husbanX, for protection agatntt the dead man, who had annoyed her for some lime past by his attentions. UKRAINIANS AND POUES CONCLUDE A TREATY Army Will Soon All He On Home V Delays Recently OTTAWA; AU'S. )a difficult to state just how long It will take to bring homo Llio balance of the Cannd- nn expeditionary (orco now In Kng- land. reports received nt Hie dep.irlmcnt place tho number of men lo bo brought over nt about This number may hnvo been decreased by sailings laXiiiE ulacc U'Khfn tho two days. The movement ol these men (s somewhat del ay Ad by the fact Hint moat of them.have dependents and that accommodation On boats lias Lo bo provided for, irjmiJii and children. U boats nro.available the remainder of Canada's army should reaf-h home nhorns within a comparatively ahort GENEVA REMAINS OF LEAGUE OF NATIONS GEXEVAp Aujf. has been learned f'" reliable (lint the report brlglnntlng In. Paris (hat tho aoat ot tbc of nnllons taJ bccu transferred irum GCPOTR (o Ilrugscls la unfounded and that Ornnyn, was chosen WaVli! LJoyd George ftnrl President Wilson, will re Main the of Llic BAHIS, Aug. A Warsaw dispatch announces v Ihe conclusion o[ p. treaty be- Hvccn "Polanrt and Gen, Pedurs, Ilio leader of tho Ukrainians. The tcrma or the treaty pru- vide Tor the Indemnification of llic Ukraine Tor Gallcla and thai f'oland and (he I'krainn shall -unite against the IJol- Phcvlki. lan Suggested to Wilson Uy Federal Trade Commission Monopoly WASHINT.TOX, Aug. 26.- Declaring .hat the.step, is necessary lo control1 Ihe business nt tho live largest pack- Inij comnaales, the federal (rade com- mission in a specinl rcnorL lo Presi- dent Wilson recommends tliat opera- lioii of refrigerator cars Rud of cnrs used lor transportation of meat ani- mals be declared a government mono- poly. It recommends Curlher that Iho property concerned, including iclne stations and olhcr.facilities as veil as tlio cars ho acquired by the govern nieut; and r abroad g thereafter be llconsei lo OTTn'anfl operate them. The big the report says. oivn 90 per cent; of all refrigerator equip mtut in the country suitable for the [raiisppri of fresh "The present country-wide system of distribution by the five packers lias groTVii un from their control of refrigerator car lines in conjunction with various Hie report says in part. l.OXDOX. Aup. reported impending attempt lo take Petrograrl from the Bolshevik! is not likely IP ai-cord'iig lo the Daily Mall's ITclsinefors Such ;an operation, he polutu out. must-be Ihy land, and tlie only available forces j consist oT'Finns, Russians and Ks- (tbojiians. It is very doubtful, how- i ever, in the opinion of tlie correspond- !eut. 1C Flu land's help could be ob- (tnincd a'nce the victory HI [the presidential election defeated Gcn- LMiinjierhcIui. who alone was [of an expedition. Esthotiiar.s arc unwilUng to ail- j'vance unless the allies formally reros- [nlzc her Indejiendcncc, Knd anti-Bol- shevik Russians are probably unable alone lo lahe the capital before -win- ter, notivltliKlanding supplies riirniE-lh eil by (he allies. Moreover, financial support Tor (hem M'oulrl have, to be Arranged. It is .understood, the correspondent continues, that Major-Gen. Sir" Her- .hcrt dough. Hie British commander, is v v JBoIng to l.nndou Tor a conference and o i H is nrobable thai Gen. Denikluc AND-THEN-THEY TALK v J would." be able lo take Moscow or ABOUT ALBERTA WEATHER wUliout co-ordination iin.Lhe vjnortbeni front. A grest Bolsherik pl- 1IOHNKLL, N.Y., Aug. ia under .on- the Aliboufh. Ihc puiv-was shining I'skov from. -V v hrighUy, Hornell-vvas treated AnMiT the odd sight of a snowstorm in ililc'rnnrnmir _.'- ODESSA LOST MONTREAL, Aug." strength is lent' by the changes Ifl the Gouin government at Que- bec to the oft-repealed rumors in political circles that Sir Lomer Gouin was preparing to enter the federal political field. This was lha gossip in Montreal yesterday following the announcement from Quebec of the changes. jJlr Lomcr Gouin, by giving up the portfolio of attorney-general lo his chief lisuttnant, Hon. L.-A; Taichereau, Is credited with pre- paring Ihe way for hit departure. FRENCH CRUISER TO SCHLESWIG COAST ,i ,T, we. Kay of (he Land and Heard French cruiser Marsellialso has of Desire of Farmers For Irrigation loft I 111? port for the const or Scl wlg-J folstein. NECK WAS BROKEN (Rpcrlnl lo The JlfrAld) MACLKOD, Aug. Hon. Arthur PEAHSON, Man., Aug. Charles Molghcn, minister of the Interior; Hon. jFJgar, Sr., TTSH hilled Sunday when J. A. Calrier, minister or fmrnlgraUoii ho was thrown from and colonlzallon, ani Snpt. K. K. Drn'Kc ot tho reclamation wftro shown about Maclcod service, district (his morning. In tho jiarly .were Iliiffh M. Sliatv, M.P., lofa! member, nnd W. A. M.P., of LclK- brirtgc. N'o douht was tcft hi Ihe nilnda of tho visillnp thnl a fop Irrigfitlou (ho fanners In dlatrir.l. The noon for L'ctliuvMijc. left draivn by s runaway team. His rllslo'-ated, EMPRESS OF ASIA VICTORTA, MAKES QUICK TRIP Aug. tlayfl from Yokohama, tlic Canadian TaClfic Ocean liner Empress of A sift' reorhcd this morning will) :'5r) in (be and lions ol general Orlenlnl cargo, H. T. Mitchell'of Angeles Disposes of KrfrmTo Noblc- ford Varlies 'and deal wjs closed on Saturday lact when leclioio 1 ai.d 3, township 10, range 23, west of the 4th meridian, the property of H. T. Milfcheir of Los Angeles, California, Was sold to Nobleford buyers, v The deal was.put through by J, Harris of .Nobleford, amount- ed to for land and person- al broperty, This Is dry and Mr. Mit- chell is Able to give very Interest- ing figures of he has been able to off these sections since- purchasing several years ado, the'sum received from the salt Is easily profit lo him, .Although he Is selling his Interest he Is very cptimlitfc of the epportunltfei this country to young men as the hlitory hie land would Mr.1 Mitchell Is also' that Irrigation will help the he considers that present td be reduced lo holders to work WASHINGTON, Aug. Shortage of railroad care'In the COR! fields, is than last year and is responsible for curtailment in coal production, of between 30 and SO centr ac-. cording to a letter from the geol- ogical survey which was read In the senate yesterday, by Senator PomereneJ of Ohio. trom received .'here, lo- The occupation was effected, HIG lilspalch stales, arter 30 vessels hart bombarded llio-clly for two days. On Ihe Russian r.onhwEsiern front, according to tbe soviet slnlomeul. Uclsheviki Iroons are aiivancing in Ihe region nf Pskov, and liail ]iro- gressed already to within three anil a lialC miles ol Uiat clly. Slioilly after (ho Bolshevik message was received .confirmation was given in official quarters here of the occu- pation c{ Odessa. A Russian volun- teer army, it Is said, occupied- city. Tile Dolalievik retired In 'Jiij rllrectlon ol Balla, 120 mllc-s iiorLh- west ol Odessa. Tbc actual occupation of Odessa was carried oul by detachments' o; Gen. Denihine's troops wlfli H'hith tha anli-Dolslievik population co-opcrat- uil. A Hritlsb warship covered the oneralion. Socialisl Paper in Germany Makes Pro- posals to Meet Crisis An announcement br Ibe Ukrainian mission in London on Friday last staled that'Vjkrainian troops had cap- lureil Odessa after severe lighting north of the- clly! Prcrions reports in dispalchus ivar ofrico given out in Ijondon on August IS re- ported that the Bplsbeviki had been. driven from OilesBa by populace.. KOLCHAK HAS NOT ABANDONED OMSK VLADIVOSTOK. Aue Ocn. Kozanofr, Hie highest llnsalan authorily. in eastern Siberia, denies recent reports that the all-Russian, government jinder" Admiral Kolchak' has abandoned Omsk lias moved lo. Irkutsk, ueea Aug. Yorwaerls. the Soclal'.st organ, prints n sensa- tional article on the appfoacliine (ratisport crisis In with the coal nnrl the' following revolutionary proposals: That workmen be paid according to Hie actunl work done by them: s that workmen must be made (o understand that dnotl pay Is only obtainable lu1 He Shown Over return lor, prod [hat cap- able workers must he-given the -op- portunity to earn hy greater applica- tion lo work more than thk nrnnnnt represenlcd by a fixed acalc- VESUVIUS ERUPTS AQA1N Whole Countryside Coming: To Mass Meeting Here pur Own RAYMOND. Arlhnj1- Moifcben, minister of Iho Ititeijor. has ROMK, Auff. loud under- accepted Raymond's InrJtAlJon ID visit' ground rumbling. "Mount- Vesuvius be- jjan erupting, (ortp.y, two atrearas of lav! flowing toward the valley. So for Ihe eruption has n6t been so heavy as lo threaten (he villages' the base ol the mountain.1 NICE JUICY RENTAL rail- road administration today signed o with the Piillrnan company callinR [or annual renlnl of f the district, rroaiilcnt .King, of (lie Board bf'Trftdc, receiving a wire to that effect from him Saturday. ami- Mr, W. A. Buchanan, M- will arrtrfl hcrtf'al Wednesday mons-. ing. The gentlemen ivlll.bc over- the. dlslrtcl, and given diance of seeing; Ihc effects of IrrJja.' tlon anil 'rion-Lrrlfallon. IteUirnlnB Hie lour a stiqrt reception'will tfe' at. tlie At Kaympiid big meeting In ;