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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta [VOLUME XIII. TWELVE PAGES LUTHBRIDGE, AI-BERTA. TUESDAY, JULY C, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER-17-1 GOVERNOR COX IS DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CHOICE STAGE SET FOR MOST UNIQUE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN HISTORY; TWO OHIO EDITORS WILL TIGHT IT OUT FOR WHITE HOUSE POST I'rcmiei- Vcnizelos Corigratulat- cd at Expense of Turkl. BELIEVE. TURK TREATY AVONT BE MODIFIED HERALD'S WEEKLY CROP REPORT NUMBER11. Southern Alberta's crops vent "over the hump" during the week-end. Following- ono of the dryest Juno months in the history of Southern Al- berta, when only .35 inches ot ruin fell at the observatory ai experi- station, Lethbrldge, the dry spell broke bu Sunday evenidg. July 4th, with good thunderstorms all over tho south. These-Varied from a quar- ter of aa inch to the light- est "rahis again (ailing right around Lsthbrlfigo. Monday followed cool and cloudy with showers and Monday afleruoon Ihs rain became general Up _ -47 inches of precipitation fell-here. .With tho exception of the eastern end of the- Letnbrldge-Weyuiirn line, around Orion and Many berries) where (he Sunday ram was very light, the" pre- cipitation Is-now half to two and one- half .inches over thp district In tho ses- present storm, aiul It rain -i-Ion of the'allied-Gennan' conference! ing intermittent showers at 10 o'clock 'Trill not begin .until 3.SO o'clock this j this morning when'.this was written. This "decision was reach-! General Rain at Last ed this morning when KonsLmtln Feh- .The present rain Veality, the chancellor and bead first general rain since early in May. jof thai country's .delegation, reported] Many parts of the district got heavy over 'every part of the district; till 7 o'clock Tuesday morning Ais h: [that Herr minister of iund Mojor-tieneral Von. Seecht, chief [of the dennan' general would iiot arrive before nooji. hot long after that hour ,1110 two German officials reached Spal Alsf La Chapelle. They came in i government automobiles'. had been sent to convey tlicm. i Venlzelos Elated i Meanwhile' the-members of the su-' council ho'd oa informal -jnornnig to consider the the'Turkish note which ei-. plained why was unwilling foj peace treaft m formV-, PremiersVeiiizetos -of Greece[ this-.Confereni'e.. lie: is) aled .OTcr the successes of the Greek troop? ,tn their t HIP Turkish and o n-aa--- U-G frtipjciit today of con gruufationij frotI tlio nllied premiers over the' virtary won by the Greeks. This, H ivas couimenled, comes at a fortunate moment for the Greek pre- mier, who is insisting that the Turk- fish treaty remain as drawn with thfi fJ recce re tain- showers during June, the Foremost line especially receiving enough to carry it along In good shape. But for over two weeks' before the present storm there had been practically no rain anywhere In the south; and tills, combined with, very not weather, tad resulted in the lop soil drying rapidly? Luckily there were no liot winds from the southwest during that whole-per- iod, "and tho' crops, grow rapidly There was however, a great, deal of anxiety over the outcome The crops In soni.6 fields'wero beginning 10. suf- fer, and earlier crops were beginning to head out short. Another week of hot weather would -have very serious- ly affected the crop outlook. tSO.OCQ.OCO Crt-p Possible At the present.time the sla'Ument made by the Herald in the tenthj weekly .crop .report a week ago thatr this raihvay..district-v ould i reduce ie-[ tween twenty arid (he million bushels surplus for shipment is in a tali- way to fulfillment.. specially favorable which would bo warm with frequent showers, this estimate may be very consider- ably augmented. However, ihe; out- look is for the'provincial average over this -whole ill'slrlct this year.. -This (Co.nlf-.iucl on Page 4) '.provisions-apportioning Smyrna district to Rj 'cil in the document. :Wilt Enforce Treaty i Premier Venizelos has renewed his ple to provide tho troops to en- kforco execution of. (ho treaty, and re- jnFsurcd Premiers Lloyd George and pllllerand today that they need not be pvorricd over the question of Turkish [resistance. Stanislas who Is represonl- ilng.Polund at Ihc conference, present- red the claims regarding the German 'indemnity. He desires, it was stated. that liis country allotted "sufficient minis from these funds to start Po- Jand on. a solvent financial basis. In his representation oil this subject. he is setting' forth that, the Poles tdpne- are barrier between Russia arid Europe am! militant "Bolshevism nnd he declared that Germany did twenty billion francs' damage to. Po- land during the war. Tlie supreme council has already al- lotted 57 per rent, ot the German In- rlcinnlty to' France. Great- Britain, Italy, Belgium imil Serbia, leaving three per cent, to 'be divided among Japan, Rumania, Portugal and Poland. Today's formal meeting witii the Germans began at 4.3C o'clock this Afternoon. As on yesterday, the allied delegation had all assembled when the Germans arrived. White Now Looks To be Man to Get Borden's Mantle OTTAWA, July political situation is still in a maze of unceitamties. Within day or idea has gamed cuuency that'Su Ihcalricis White, m view of the situation, may yet Se mduce.d'to4ccept an invitation to foim a government in succession'to thatvof Sir Robert Borclen. ;Sir Thomas, it is urged, would be likely to secure a con side (able amount of support in Quebec Hon N.' W. Rowell is still absent from the eily and will not be back till tomorrow. -v While he has not yet a deft- nite stand, it is doubtful1 if he. will retain his portfolio. N.B. "Prys" In Wrong; Describe Princess Pat Man as "Drunken Father" Raymond Farmer Takes 20 Loads Rye Hay Off 3 Acres to the Tfornld) RAYMOND, July new rec- ord has made for rye pro- duction. Henry Salmon, wheat'carried off a gold medal at the National Corn Exposition held At Omaha, Nebraska, in 1909, took off 20 loads from 3 acres. Mr. Sal- mon. Is of the smaller farmers of the Raymond district, but has a reputation as a good, consistent, optimistic sort of farmer. He rare- ly misses raising some' crop, and by mixing: hla products always has something to sell each fall. His rye crop this year is surely a rec- ord-smasher. Elk Lumber Go. Sawyer Loses Legs and One Arm (Sperlnl to The Herald) .FBriXlE, n. C., July after (he Kile Lumber mill started this mor- ning, a'nd llie second log was put on the carriage, a young man, K. K. Krick- son by name, who was on the Imad end of Trie carriage, in some way lost his balance, and fell In front of the rotarV saw, and -both legs anil one wero almost entirely severed from his body, KG was Inken to tho hospital at once where Dr. Garner is working over lilm, but slight hopes of his recovery are entertained. N. Y. FUNDS NTW YOHK. July weak. Demand cables ili; .Canadian tleiltots ST. JOHN; July Writs have been Issued out of the-suprcmo court here in actions for lihel growing out of advertising In the prohibition.plebiscite of next Sat- urday. On June 30, there was published in four St. John papers, a picture of a group of slx.tfhil- (Iron from ,an institution anil un- der it reference to "a drunken falher whoso hablls wero confirm- ed under the old license etc. The libel action.Is taken by D. .Mullen, K.C., representing Wm. H. Knox, father of three of tho children, who was a soldier of the Princess Patricias, 'and who ho is libelled tho publication in the newspaper ad- vertisement and in dodger's dis- tributed. Those proceeded against are the. local executive of.the New Bruns- wick Temperance Wlllard Smith, T. W. Simms, T. II. Kslabrooks, G. E. Harbour, Itoberl Kclil, H. T. Hayes. K W. Daniel and M. K. Agar, all promi- nent businessmen, and P. O. Spencer, as publicity agent. It is iindcrsloDci that tho lima for acceptance of service, expires today. Prince Took Train Wreck As Huge Joke LONDON, July Ed- ward, Prince of un- scathed and mulling through the window of an upturned car when his train was wrecked yesterday, says a from Perth, Aus- tralia, to the liotidon Times. The accident occurred near Bridgetown, West- Australia, ac- cording to the report. Tho prince's parlor one adjoining, which were last in the train, were, derailed, dragged for 200- yards and then overturned; Soon after climbing from the wreck, tho prince was JoWng find good natur- cdly chafling the West Australian njemler and other officials accom- panying him. He was cheered by a crowd who witnessed his dra- matic escapo from the wreck. Some members of the prince's staff received bruises ot a slight nature. WILL JOIN LEAGUE SAN' July dent Mclendez has decided Jo instruct Dr. Avlla, tho Salvadorean Charge In London, In deposit. Salvadore's rall- lication .of membership in llie League of Rations pact, Hamilton, Ont., Gets Offer of Tons Western Coal Daily; Is Considering HAMILTON, July offer of tons of western coal a day has been made to the Hamll- .ton chamber of commerce through a firm which clamic to be the largest distributer of coal in western Canada. Tho coal bf- fercd is said to be run of minis sizes, suitable for power purposes. The offer is open for tinly cfgrrt weeks. The chamber of com- merce is writing for prices as to freight rates on the coal. ,'f NEW ,t SUBSCRIPTION f RAtES f Effective July 1st OELIVERED IN CITY Per BV MAIL Per year Six months............. 4.25 Three months.......... 2.50 James Middleton CoX, Ohio, Printer, Teacher, Editor, WillLeadthe Democrats cox. JAMES COX was three times governor of an honor enjoyed by only one other Ohipan, Rutherford B. Hayes. Bora on a farm, educated' iu public schools, a printer's devil, a school teacher, a news- paper reporter, a private secre- tary to a congressman, owner, manager and proprietor, of livo newspapers, member of congress for three years, and three times governor of his slate, is his record to dale. Business success paralleled his pcilltlcal achievements, and .through-his own efforts Cox has a fortune-." Jlf. Cox be- came the leader of the Demo- cratic party in Ohio in 1912 when ho was nominated for "governor. As one who had brought radkal changes In the stale constitution, he took the field in its behalf. Hts first term as governor was de- voted chlcfiy to forwarding the enactment of laws to put tho now stale constitution into ef- fect. But Ohio evidently was not pre- parevd to assimilate the new laws, for Cox was defeated for re- election. Hut his .party rcnoml- naicd him in ifilfi and ho was re- elcclcd for n third Icrm In 101S, being the only Democrat to win In Ohio. Legislation' for which. Governor Cox is best known includes a model workmen's compensation law and a-'ehild labor law which. 'bave been extensively copied by other states.. Educators of tho country sayrtho Ohto school cotle, enacted under Governor Cox's di- r.cction, will livo as a monument to his achievements. 3Ir. Cox' was burn In Butler county, Ohio, in 1S70. He attended district scliool and held his first position as a teacher of the school in which he took his first lessons. He spent evenings and holidays Iu a printing office. In a few years he received his lirst assign- incut on the reportorlal staff of tho Cincinnati Entiuirer. After 10 years with tho En- quirer, he went to Washington us a private secretary to Congress- man Paul Sore of Ohio. At the close ot this service ho purchased the Dayton Daily News, borrow- ing most ot the money to ray for It. I.nler ho purchased llio Springfield Dally News. Ho was first elected to Congress in. 1903. He recently purchased the farm near Jacksonbnrg upon which ho horn, and Is making it Into a moten farm home whero he ex- peels to livo on retirement from -public office. Ho Is married and baa four children. Governor Cox Nominated at 1.40 a.m. Today After 44JJal-', lots Manager Moved Unanimous Nom- ination After Cox Had Amassed 702 ifpr Ohioan Came on 39lh Withdrew andc His Delegates Flopped to Cox. 7> CROWD SO TIRED WOULD NOT REMAIN TO A NOMINATE RUNNING MATE FOR LIQUOR AGAIN MOVING Gold Seal Co. of 'Calgary Gels Keys 13ack and Will Sfiirt Shipment, Why Worry About Hearst When'We Have-This. Kind? TORONTO, July Britain was vehemently, denounced at a meeting in the Labor Temple here last night-for.the orgarJtailon of tho self-determination league of Ireland, and Dr. Thomas O'Hagan of King- Eton, who that 85 per cent, of the people of Ireland vyere agreed upon separation from Great Britain. He declared that Sinn Fein- ers were excellent people and he referred to Premier Lloyd Georae "as that lltlli political trickster." .Chas. J. Foy, K.C., reeve of Perth, and provincial-president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, was one of the speakers. Battery fo Ireland I Ing a sentence In tho New York slate HKLFAST. Ireland. July bal-jP'lcon' lery of artillery arrived here today and proceeded lo llie Victoria Bar- pro racks. Demand Larkln's Release July thousand dockworkcrs struck for iwo hours liere yesterday. They marched in procession to tho city hall, where they slgnerl a memorial nsMng the release of James l-irkin, head of the trims- workers' union, is now scrv- TRANSPORT GROUNDED SKATTLB, July 6. Tha United SlaK-.a transport South Ttend, carrying 2Ss men and supplies for the Alaska road commission, from San Francisco to Seward, off Point Angeles this morning in Sho Is resting easily an-J (3 osneclcil to float at hfgh'tldo, AUDITORIUM) SAN FRANCISCO, July M. Cox, governor of Ohio, was nominated as candidate for the presidency-of the United States in the Democratic natohal at 1.40 o'clock this morning. Th? fontlnatich came at the conciusipn of a 44-ballot struggle in he had steadily beaten down the forces of Wm. G. McAdoo, former secrt- tary.of.the treasury, and President Wilson's son-in-law. When the balloting on the. 44th vote had gotten to a. point where Cox had 702-votes and rapidly approaching the necessary ftwc-thirds of 729, Sam B. Amidon of Kansas, manager of the McAdoo forces "and "vice- chairman of the Democratic national committee, took the'platform and moved that the nomination'of Governor- Cox be made unanimous, 'im- mediately there was'a roar fVorrt the tired and .worn delegates which lasted for a. full four minutes before-Ghairman Robinson could put 1 he question on Amidon's Wolioit to suspend the rules and nominate Cox by nCciamstib-.' .L At 1.40 o'clock this morning the motion was formally voted over with a rolling chorus of ayes and a crashing of brass bands. -SAN -FRANCISCO, July 1 o'clock-the ninth session of the Democratic national convention was called to.order by Chairman Roo- ihson. According to the view of the various managers, there was as much of a- deadlocki on- hand as ever.- The Cox people declared: "McAdoo can't be .nominated if we stay here three .weeks." Tre'McAdoo people made practically the same prediction about Co.x. Both fortes were claiming up around 500 delegates on the early roll N call today. After reading the Declaration of Independence, Chairman Robinson ordered the roll call of. states and the taking, of twenty thirf ballot began. The result showed no material change in the deadlock. The leaders stood: Davis The changes showed that Cox lost five; Palmer gained 15; McAdoo lost 8. -RING LARDNER GETS y2 VOTE As the favorites on voles some of the delegates added a touch of humor. threw a! half vote for. Ring Lardner, and Washington anU-Kentucky" vote and'a half--for Irvln S. Cobb. i The 24th ballot deadlock. Tre figures on" the leaders McAdoo 42S; Palmer Davis Slate standards whieli had surged back and forth .in the desperate bat- tles of the deadlock raced-to the front, of the ball and to a place before the platform. Vice-Presldent To Be Named In the confusion and excitement of ft nomination, tho body.of delegate? forgot about a nomination for vice-, president, but leaders -were figuring on a list which prominently included Franklin Hoosevelt of New York, as- sistant secretary of the navy. While the crowd was demonstrating its re- lease from the deadlock, tho leaders arranged an adjournment until noon today to canvass thu.question of sec- ond place, In the meantime, and will meet again prepared to complete the ticket Cox Slide Started Monday Tho Cox band wagon movement really "started late yesterday after-, noon before the recess for dinner. the interval both side-3 of the fight made desperate appeals to. Tam- many. Throughout tbc evcnjng NTew York's vote stood unchanged, 20 for McArtoo and 70 for Cox. On the third batioi of tho evening session the slide to Cox started and before tho leaders of flio opposition could realize it, the votes were flopping oyer in twos and Ihreca and fours In a fashion which Beiit him over the majority mark and put him on a new level. After that tho was easy. Georgia went into the Cox column with her entire 28, the 'Withdrawal of Attonmy-Gen- eral Palmer had released not only the. Pennsylvania delegation but other delegates who wanted to slide lo Iho Cox column. The accessions of threes and fours wanting to slide lo Cox soon grew Into blocks and when the 44tli ballot was well on its way Ihe votes were tumbling into.thrt Cox column so fast Ihal his nomination scomod an assured fact beyond .all doitbl. The coining development was nbvloiis to the McAdoo man. and the Kansiis chairman, fushlng to the form, secured recognition from Chair- man rtobiawn. Everybody who re- cognized Amidon knew! v.-hat he was up there for and the convention know Co.x was nominated several nilnutes before the motion was put. Tension Relaxes With the nomination the convention gavo an exhibition of relaxed enerpvv After dandng and hopping about fho. auditorium for five minutes or nlore, tho delegates clearer! out, leaving thfl big hall in darkness, a liltor of torn ribbons, flags and other abandoned paraphernalia ami a mess'of disarranged chairs. Not a Ballot Record A presidential.candidate- hail been-, nominated nfler it hard-fought bal- lots whirl: had threatened lo eclipse the celebrated 46 that it look nalc Woodrow Wilson in Baltimore- eight years ago. Hot animosities had been stirred up and fierce charges had, flown back find forth in the .twirled conferences which had beerrgoing on nil through the fighting, but thp mo- ment the nomination was jnado unanl- mcJus till Iho factions- Join in Ihe demonalralipn. Manager.Moore on July lo the warehouse of the ('old Seal Limited wero formally handed to tliein .on Tuesday morning by the provincial pollen, and Ihey will he permitted lo ship out goods. On Monday, shortly before noon, judgment was formally entered iu the Gold Seal Limited ver- sus tlie Dominion which establishes tho right ot the li- quor company to a warehouse in Cal- Kary, where intoxicatin-- liquor, from outside Ihe province, may be lawfully' received and lawfully kepi, and a place lo which such liquor from outside Ihc province may be lawfully carried, for tho purpose of export to places out- side the province. Thn judgment also orders that tho Dominion Express compaiiy. is hound tn rucaivo and carr.v auy limiors tendered to it by the Gold Seal company. This Judgment also affects all other houses doing business na liquor firms in L'alcary and their keys wero handed over to them, so the road is straight ahead for them, and busi- ness will go on :is usual. Tho deirand for tho keys ot Ihe Gold Seal com- pany was niijile on Monday, but the po- lice asked timo to communicate'with Edmonton on Ihe subject and. Ihis was agreed to. understood liiat Ihc province will appeal Uio decision whlcli rules that Us legislation was ultra vires. TO EMBARGO BOTH WHEAT AND SUGAR BUENOS AIRES, July of the Vise in the price of sugar and because calculations show that.the quantity of wheat available for export will be short, the Argentine 'government "will prohibit the- export of wheat and sugar before the week Is over, ac- cording to an announcement in l-a Prenza today, DAYTON, C.'-Gorer- nor James M. Cox today sent a telegram to the Uemncralic lional convention at Satt Fran- Cisco, announcing ho would ar- cept the presidential nomina- lion and thanking tlie delegates for llieir action. ;