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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. Macleod Hard Hit By Hail i j Worst Hailstorm in Town's His- All Parts of South Received One! to Three Hours' Kain Dur- ing Evening. STILL MURE NEEDED OVER MUCH OF SOUTH! Southern Alberta's whlcli lias lasted tar over two' weeks, aiidj Cut dows Inches of Precipitation. (Special to The Herald) MACLEOD, July experienced the hail storm In Its history on Sunday evening when, starting -at', eight o'clock, hail fell for half an hour, cutting down everything In its and breaking practiciiIFy every window on the north side of every building In the town.-; Only the plate glJss escaped. Four inches of hall fell during >.iw >iuu i vui- vt nan ren aunnn whli-h, logetfaer_tvltli the hot weather the storm. Many.if the hill stones ranging from 75 to 90 degrees during Ihc whole or last week, resulted In a I general cry of 'is needed" was broken Sunday .evening when'1.27 .of iin.inch of rain-fall; acre while from I one to three hour's' rain was reported I over the, whole of Southern Alberta. .Taber reported .three'hours' rain. Tbo Coaldale; Iron Springs au'd Turin districts; -had very heavy showers, much heavier than here, the' moisture Kning down six to twelve inches In tlir: grain fields. Macleod had a hall .storm which broke wiriiion's'in tbe town. ferra', eight miles south of. the city, ji government rain- registered .90 inches of. nreci-. nilallwi. j Hc-iioi-ls irnnf Calgary this morning tiro that-a. general rain has set.- in Ilierc, iltjptarletl to rain about Si o'clock Sunday evening ant] was stjllj were as large at eggt, being one inch In diameter. The storm in from the northeast, travelling southwest. The path of the storm was from about one mile east to 10 miles west, but how many miles It covered along Its course had not been ascertained ..this morning. Crops 'were damaged' heavily, many fields being cut? to the ground.- Gardens were reduced to .pulp; v_.. Every window In the north side of the Mounted Police barracks' buildings-was broken.. accompanying the hall was like, a cloudburst. .The official gauge at the Mounted'Police ban racks registered: 1.85 inches of rain betides the :four Inches of hall, bringing the total ;precipita- tion up to 2.25 Inches or over. The hail is lying banked up BOTH M'ADOO AND GOX CLAIM VICTORY WILL BE THEIRS TODAY; PROSPECT IS FOR LONG BATTLE Sinn Fein See Chance of Brituh-Ataerican War Over The Irish Imbroglio DUBLIN, July Freeman's j Journal, commenting on the 'Irish' lilank in the Democratic says: "No doubt tbe English press will endeavor (o comfort its" readers with' N. Y. Paptr Talks Border as Minister to Washington YORK, July on. tbo retire- ment of Sir Jlobert Bordea. the Sun- day Evening Telegram, iu an editorial, "The Bcrden administration-trill be the best remembered because of tho greatest Innoyttlon all, through Kbich Canada Vlll ul- tho League of Nations might think. Hut tho plank as it stands, endorsed by America, is one Involving tbe gravest Implications. It means that will be settled the interven- tion of tbe Butlsh ambassador. If Sir Robert Bprden were to he- come the minister to TVasliing- ton, it the office uisniw- ociot-k- Sunday evening and was still UP "i rahiins heaVily this morning. sYoV-l and hail er.vare places .'d.-luslers Koulhera Alberta this morning an, stron that the i tht houc Is strong that the rain wilH'% develop general proportions will 4 roMilt in an Inch or two of iireclpita-' lion. "Nothing less than half an inch! will do the required'amount of gootl 'now iu_ most; districts." said Supt.' I'VIrfleldof the eiporjnipntftl fanii this! >._J .Sunday'iiigiifs rain was, like those! during. Juno.- streaky, so that some dls-j liicts recelvctl.siilfiuiout'moisture for 1 .the, time others roauirc i- two! INVEST POWER IN DEFENSE COUNCIL WARSAVV, Power In'the; government of Pol- and and" full; military authority has been vested fn' 'a "Rational council of defense which was ere- ated by -'Bolshjes-Repulsed PARIS, attacks ceivevt at leaai iislf an. inch of rain is needed i to carry down to the old moisture. Three Flours at. Taber (Krntn Oiir Own Correspondent) TABUIi. Mnly Heavy vain, only equalled in its intensity by the. second heavy, rain alter the tlrouUl, fell hero this evening from shortly afier n till inldniRlil. We'll have to hand it to George Washington this time, tor the roar of falling water on Ibis night ot July 4th was at times like that of an ciprcss train. About S o'clock n suddenly gathering lhnh- ering thundercloud 'appeared In the northwest, heavy masses of clouds soon gathering from all quarters, and (he thunderstorm breaking about the. time' mentioned. .Frwn appearances here heavy.rainfall took place.In the direction of the Cameron ranch, and later In Retlaw and northern districts, appertnly down two or throe Inches anyway, as mm! is deep. Storm, finally appears to have become gen-[ oral. Water .In street gutters deep-] est this Kiiniincr. Expect more before[ morning. Kuin on Smulny morning perlinps balfnn hour. Three-Quarters inch at Raymond (Special ft) .The Herald) 'RAYMOXO, Allfi., July r..-Tlic crop situation is much Unproved this morn- Ing following a heayy rain last, niglll. It began to ruin about P.30 o'clock and heavy for nearly an hour, shmvdrs urrived dnrlng the TContfiuictl On 1'age 51. AIRMEN KEENLY DEBATE CONTROL BY GOVERNMENT WINNIPEG, .Ttily. discussion arose at the opening or the morning session ot the Aero Clubs of Canada convention .when the luesliuu o( tlie future policy came up before the delegates. A Dominion.organization, free from government control, .was advocated by sohio of. the speakers', and when the was raised as 16 whether It was to be confined entirely to returned airmen, there, was some debate on. the subject. Strons objection to the hold- ing of. oflico was made, but at the timo [or adjournment for lunch no definite policy as to whether civilians would, or would not hold of- fice had been 'adopted by. the conven- tion. STRONG '.'LANGWIDGE" KINGSTON, Ont., July ery member of parliament who voted to increase his indemnity by is a thief, according to Rev. E. H. Burgess, a Presbyterian mlniiter of this the course of a sermon last evening in the Zlori Mr. Burgess said that the state morals could not be very high when the members at Otta- wa voted themselves The preacher styled such seif-boostinn of salaries a piece of low, mean, rascality. Notice to Subscribers Increased Costs Force Herald to Advance Subscription Rates. .chiefly tlie recent SO per cent: increase In the- cosi ot paper makes It urgently necessary for the Herald 'to announce sn advance !n subscription rates. This last increase In the cott of riewR- prinl msk'is tho price 300 per cent, higher than it was at the beginning 'nf 1EM6, which fact atone, qnlln apart from other continued in dcparlracnt. is sufficient justification for the long delayed advance In subscription ratM which the Herald believes will be received obviously fair by every subscriber. If newspaptri! are to continue In and render service to the public they must receivs a'ddilicna; revenue to meet the additional expense already upon them. Tbore are plainly only two courses open: (1) To glre Herald readers smaller and Inferior-newspaper. (2) To keep up Ilia standard 0[ every department and charge subscriber more. 'M'c believe onr readers will we hMe choson Ike right In raalntainiug the standard at the IncreaMtl colt." The Herald has tbp. reputation tiiiqueslloiiably host paper published In any city in of the sire ot There are 3S people on Iho slaff. the full wire serTtce ts.laken nnd (tithered. by a large corps of diMrlct cormtpdnaentii ii THE NEW BATES 25 In the Mondly next a Year by mall, effective July 1tt. Present paid In advance subscriptions are, course, a el affected-b{ Ibo new term of subscription Thesejrtleo are oh-eady In force In the other In Alberta, vnion ibn, price o Ing, and poured Sunday night. Greek General Ueporfs Main Army Driving All Be- fore If. CONSTANTINOPLE, July General Paraskevoppulos, chief In comma'nd of the Greek army, announces that the Greek troops moving southward from Panderma and northward from Smyrna, ef- fected a junction with the advance guard Friday, 25 kilometres north- east of Baltesrl, the Turks fleelnrj In disorder toward Brussa. New Sphere of Usefulness May Open Before JSorrJeri LONDON'. 'July As- sociated Daily Tele- graph in an editorial foresees import- and effects ot Sir llolrert liorden's re- tirement upon Canadian internal poli- tics, inchitllns the dissolution of ttiri Unionist combination and the creation of a new party, but it also t.uggcst's that now an even wirier sphere of use- fulness may lie open to him In bearing the leading part in arranging a new scheme of cmpira government, the temporary and o( which owed so much to bis Inception and Influence. PRINCE OF WALES" TRAIN DERAILED; NO ON'E HURT BRIDGETOWN, West Australia, July train on which the Prince of Wales was travelling vise derailed near here today, Two of the roynl coaches were thrown off the trackr but.nobody was Irjurcd, .j ;