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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta CANADA NEW PREMIER C. P. R. lleport on Jhe Pndrte 1'rorlnces Is Tair Average" With 10 P.C. Damage. UYE CUTTING .STARTS INT SOUTHERN ALBERTA SO, July Canadian Press careful suney of crop con dltlons throughout the west per cent of the crop Is fc and a very fair average of past: ton-yean, tcoorfring to a report issued Pacific 1 Hallway The report further t thai the cftTp.'oa the whole, Is from 10 to 14 days later, and the yield will la all probability be decreased two nr threQ bushels per acre on this ac f tounl Ten per cent was destroyed by f soli driilfeijc, cntwonna and. grasBhop- f pers .Pastures'In all three proTiricos are r reported _excell6nt general 1m proveraent in callle and horses x Conditions In'tho prairie provinces are given as follows conditions I hoary'ratal general over the province Crops good pro i gresa percentage of early wheat la ahol Wade, with few points U beginning to head out, Grasshopper menace atlll serious and I eggs notching situation nor r S Damage Pay Off National Debt Obtrici ftrmtrt Look Ttwlr Tim r'eel RMtfry All ExM. tog WIT (Special 'to the f MiXYBBRiUES. Jilj rftBatloa- has sever K favorable at thrs piriod crop M It now Tfcii outlying M Brad'ant Creek. Ijanchrflle The wceYwaa coa- flned tO'-o.oJta-'M.rrow 6Cu Uioagfe volant, the Mflt that were far enough kdraneed-to be Matly damaged, was foo to nxaterlally influence yield of even that hood Oh, It Is a long way to Tipperary with 'a few more o[ these fJlO.OOO.OW rains of which we already had tie seventh 'ot the teriet we'll be able to pi- oft the national debt' this. fall. BORDEN RETIRES; MEIGHEN LIKELY AS NEXT LEADER; Sir Adam Beck Had Close Call NEW PARTY BEING FORMED and Members Refrethsfiy ftew Part? to Be fotwa as Nationl liberal aad Conscmtm Honor- able N. W. to Retire, Too, b Rumor. OTTAWA, July 2. At the Utnooist caucus cm July Id Premier Borden announced his final, unalterable decision to leader of the party. His decision was regretfully, accepted by the caucus. WK3e no successor to the premier has been appointed, it is umfentood that Hon. Arthur Meighen was favored by the caucus., It was decided by the Unionists to form a new party under the name of the National Liberal and Conservative" Party. There is a rumor current that Honfft. W Rowdl is anxious to retire. A platform for the new party. has tjeen drawn up, containing the following as some oi imortant lanks: the important planks: Borden and His Successor _ '_ _ r fields small at few points, but rolatlyelj FateofE.D.B.C. Has Not Been Decided Yet EDMONTON, fate of Ihe Edmonton, 5 to 10 1 ..cutworm damage at Sorer and dis- LJ.'triqtiJ'jUshl ViU an action brought by Qold Seal, Ltd., the Express Co. to wheth- er, in co far as It affected tbe particular company, the tlo'n. of the province was Intra' vjret The courtjri the rhajorlty decision ruled that It Was not so but ullri vlreS. The come (6 was con- curred In by.Justices Beck, lyes and Kyndman, with Chief Justice Harvey and Mr. Justice Stuart dis- -J RESIDENT ENGINEER IN WINNIPEG FOR ALBERTA. COAL to OTTAWA, JnJy W. A. Bichan- i, M.I'., has been adTiwo. the allotment at war. trophiM for tin con- of Letribridce haa been made aa follower Lothhrldje Cl'y Four IBM, "one trench mortar, six XMCMIM, nms: HOT Island Two'-raaebfeie'gvha. TWO gttKM. Two ,fasa two rria machine chine 'macWbM Orasif Two nWtrrne pins; Magrath One trenchT mortar ami' two machine Irani. Mflk Rivera-Two macMne gnns. Fonr macbbie (UM.I Taber One gun and- four '.machine suns Warnerr-Two machine guni f3oslhdrst and Coaldale will alco get machine pins The field runs will be eMppei with In the next few days, bat it, -will be some lime tSa-machlao guns can be -were' seat by different theqe to be of thsss trophies to Ihe several provinces was maae.'on and allotted to the Prqv Ince tist making for, natloiaUand prOvlnc'al museums, and the ssss of fered for in connection- with the last Victory Loan TOS thirty gnns 19 trench of the session by 10 o'clock tonight i 'aortara and 174 machine guns !n M. It-Tas derided to allot these_tro- governor general attend l-asU_of popnlatlon as far for the formal ceremony of proroga 'was'lhe" 10 o'clock was reached, how headrjaarleni of an artillery unit pver. there remained many estimates 1talteIY M to be voted, and prorogation stood Is !hat lrop-hics over until 230 o'clock tomorrow after- should ba placed In a public Pare or ____________-_________________f-square In each of the communities :a FOBT) allotted. WET-DRYFIQHT THROWN ON CONVENTION FLOOR AT DEMOCRATIC MEET EDMONTON', July re- ildent engineer in .Winnipeg lo act as ati expert adviser to the general public In Ihe.use ot. Alberta coal Is one of Ihe aug- gestlons that has been laid before the sOTer.nmenl by How- anj gtiitclibury, provincial .frado commissioner, on bis re- lurn from an initial investl- gating trip lo. MaDltoba. Ivens Wins WINNIPEG, July In Winnipeg's provincial election vote had, up to noon, elim- inattd MacMarrln Law. Mrs, Skinner, James .rlshor and Light- foot No further election had been made, arid .up tu this hour Johnson and Ivens are thei only candidates offi- cially returned. WJLL-PftOBfi ONTARIO MINES DEPARTMENT STllATHHOY, Ont, July ier K. C. Bpeakltig al the Mid- dloscs. Farmers of Ontario Picnic yesterday, saiil tho mliien in- vestigation Voiiiil come next, nfter tho timber probe U finished. "Tho depalrmenl.of mines will bo tho next to, tin. noHnced.the premier, "and wa will sco if we have hocn cheated Iri.thet tie- parlment Wo intend to gel Iho right, amount'anil tlien speiti tlie re celpla.right." Platfoim Committee Deadlocks on Big Nom- inated Despite Efforts to Practically All Nom- inations Made But Ballotting Held Up Till Platform Battle is Settled. ?An FRANCI3CO, July day SAN FRANCISCO. June behind schedule f.nil with tb1? harJoat iod most L-( Its worK.still the Democratic national pon- vcntlon rcsnmeJ this niomlng at 10 o'clock lo War thejopnrt of tha slat- ff.Trr: committee faco tho, InevU- floor Aght over .probibitluA, as well as probably, flghta over tie league of Kalioutt and tho Irish ques- tion. Prohibition lo Open'Floor When ail iho at- tempts at harmcr.v were given ,up. It announced finally that all rirc- pofjils lo include any Wad of pro- hibition plank. whatever had :been hcatcn by decisive il'at tlie question vroiiM be brooght to the open Iloor of the convention. Under tho program ngrtcd upon Mr. Bryan' will present his side of that question In a 'speech limited' to 30 Jnlntites and .Ualnbrldge Colby, .tccrc-i of stale, will present tlio convj mitlee manners' side In another 80 inin.utos. That not by any means confine the discus, sion to ono hour. Any number of per- desiring to speak, who recognised by.the: chairman, also may be heard for 30 minutes each. Fist fight Features A "ticket scandal'' which.has caus- ed a lot of gossip liroke out yesterday In a fist fight In which Chairman Rob- 1nRon had an encounter with M. 3cb.wartv of IndlanapDlls, a conven- tion p official. When son, so !he slory runs, called on Schwarti for bis iilioiniont of llckcts, ho was questioned, concenilng his choice for the presltle'ntlal nominee, and the 'senator-replied with bis fisls. and the demand for the.discharge of Kchwaflz by.- tbe national cofijrniuec, Corinnitteo ofllclats mix- un n mlsiimJcrstandftig.. hearing 10'candidates placed.Mn'nom- ination for. tho presidency, the Demo- cratic National conTenlion, after an ftight-houi session today, recessed1 un- til 11 o'clock tomorrow. W. Davlos, ambasyador' to Great Britain, the only man on the Hst of tboso for whom nominal- ing speeches were to be ruide who not'roached'on .the day's. Pro- gram, Ths caudldalcs placed.- .on the nomination wcro ac'n'aior Owen, Oklahoma; Attorney-General Palmer. Seaator Hitchcock, Nebraska; Homer 3. Cunimtogfl, chairman of. the Demo- cratic National Wm. Q. McAdoo; Governor Smith, Now York; Oovornor 'Jersey; Secretary Meredith, Onv. Oox, Obio. and Jtimea %V. Ponrd, formpr am- hafisador to Germany. Tho big demonstration of tho day camo with the presentation of Palmer, Coi and McAdoo, although there was a spontaneous outburst with tho pres- entation'of Governor Smith. 'Interest Centres on..McAdoo The CO! and I'almar.' demonstra- Hone were fully-expected" and looknd-, for, but the McAdoo conilng filter days of uncertainly v to wholaor a nomination speech was tQ, be.mada for him or hot, added an olcidunt ,of Iriteresl and su.rpri33.' H was easily the loudest, longest and .molt tiimultuoiis one, and kept thn" Cwnvchtion In an uproar part of an hour. The Platform Struggle" SAX FRANCISCO, July litter days and nights of struggle .with clashing interests and rorolullon's committee's dtaft of' Democratic platforms, leaves 'i'xo. (Continued on rage Glgbl.) ;