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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRB6S, AIJJBKTA. WEDNESDAY. JULY.7, 1930 KOORTKEN PAGES NUMBER 175 HON. ARTHUR MHGHEN CANADA'S PREMIER WHEAT i'U..'S. Grain Exchanges Will Speculative Market in Short Time. HAS BEEN v 1 SUSPENDED 3 YEARS CHICAGO'. July to reopen in wheat futures" July 15 vlr-j were-completeu yesterday at a I meeting of a committee of sixteen, rep- 'clgMt leading, groin'ox- An advisory. f committee of-thirty-one, composed of ;reureseilta.tlvesvof all interests, approve ihe recom- j inendatlon of'tho' eichange committee here today, FeVchanges were made in the. plans decided upon7..several- weeks ago by it he They provide for 'trading in.De'cember delivery at the 'MarU, Should'it be deemed-advisable .to trade" in a.tiellvery earlier than De- eember, the. proposal, will" be consid- Representatives at the meeting said grain exchanges'were preparing- for a reopening of .the market, after" three yeajs'-suspfn'slpn. Chicago exchange delivery of many sra'des and, other exchanges are pian- ''ning lo change.their rules providing lor the-delivery of number -three grades "of wheat on contract, at a pen- ,Blty ot nvo cents; Minneapolis. Dii- lulh.and'Kansss City have po-sUfii-the-. proposed "clt'iinges; lieapolis Srlli imake Its contract "grade rairnberVpnc FACES 'A COAL SHORTAGE WINNIPEG, July j declared today that a serious coal shortage Is expect-' In Winaipes; this winter. Tke- American supply cainot be depended upon, and Western Canada coal will- be scarce, some dealer! said. Tho'city couacll .waracd cltl- zeas at a council meeting to. In supplies early.'oas alder- I' v "hard cbar--will only be available iu, limited quantities- and at most extra- ordinary "prices." POLES nunibcr.'onc nprthem-sprmg: far'as-these1'are'-coriceriied r with noftbcrn: deliver- Greekt's'Wieb'Aldna able ;at. 'number Important Clauses Remain, Spa Conference, for Disarmament. Polish Official Communique Says Bolshies Launch Drive on 720-Mile Front. BOLSHEVIKI CLAIM CAPTURE OF ROVNO WARSAW. July Associated a front'of approximate ly 720 miles, the Russian Bolshevik have launched the attnbk they have ever buried against the Pol- ish lines. On the northern and south- era flanks the Holes are retiring In tho face of superior enemj forces the altack'on the northern sector-be UNiFHGIAL ANNOUNCEMENT RAINS MADE AT OTTAWA THAT MAN BACKFROM MAMOBA GETSTOST Sir Thomas White Flirted With Ofier For Long Time Before Taming It Premier is Very Young Want an Erection SI'A, Belgium, July l.rJ-Decision was ing tQB most of the struggle reached.by members-of-the German I on this front ministry and attached j ,.uh' ct short to the Germu.delegation lierej.thls Lntag their line the Poles begun Tllnrnltlf In l-Oftnmn, an.l n t i. I. morning to recommend to. KonsUntln of-the German dele-1 gallon that a plair.pf- disarmament for on Gerniiuy. he D'reseiiied- to, the allied j and jt The Eolshevlli offensive Is- heaviest is northern sectors of the -'front; is not Known here to what ex SPA sess.ion-here. rA't'this niorn- Venizelos couacil decided be'-lftiposs'ib'le. the Turkish request; of these cjausoVf-A 'Coiumiflsloii; perls hpweyer, to study the'mfhorclauBes'wilh reference to partial .feVisio'n theVdpcument so ev'i Have ahancel cutting the three cents' under numb'e'f b'elow'iiuinber two. Winter wheat.Is to be inade'deliver- at five'Cents' under spring, ivith the pen: alty-for the.of her grades on the same tasis. have pukessor clear.'1 J> j STi JOHN'S, Newfoundland, July 7. aro vicing niii'de aU the historical Signal -Hill for the establishment cf coinmun- it-aliou between Newfoundland and Oreal Britain -hy wireless telephone. The feat of :irross the At- lantic by ivIrcle'sVtelephone "Wready Itas been acconipllshcd. connection liaving been eEtablishcd .between don on tlio o'ne. side and Glace Day, O; .Marconi headquarters, on tliu other, lint in Hie present instance, it is planned (ri make the system much real purpose of the actlvitits'bt thcjtafconi company is to give n to the Old press confer- ence, who wlirsh'Ortly'.be on their way to Join the Dominion members in Can- ada Jor a two' months' tour of that coiirlry. .The object is lo have lite-steamer Victorian, on which the pressmen are coming across, 'in constant communi- tailon with (he land of either side from the day they leave Liverpool 111! they arrive in Halifax, 'and" for this piirpoco H station Is being enulripcd on the Cornwall coast lit England, a second. .ill Caliot Hill, St. John's, Wnd the third on the Victorian. More Mixe'd Farming, Alfalfa and Clover in "Dry SWIFT CUnRB-S'T, July. announcement was mad'e'ldnight at the better farming conference open- ed .today under, the1 chairmanship of SIX KILLED 1'AHIS. July persons were -killed snd 14 Injured, ir. a railway SB cliienl on the Orleans road today at Auburals. TEN DEAD. IN EXPLOSION I'fancc, July A violent pxjilosiori occurred In a gunpowder factory nt near here, tills It Is known tbat 10 per- s'ons are dead and thirty arc badly in- SUBSCRIPTION RATES Effective July 1st. IN CITY DELIVERED Per week BV MAIL Per year Six rr.or.-fcs ...4.35 2.50 to eliminate the Turks', frqto the p ince of Btgba vance was so raplil', anoV unexpected that.the Turks were unable to destroy the .with its rolling stock, was the right flank of the Polish lirie'and also on Ihe front, where the soviet army has brought up h gi. ioforceinents. Bolshies Take Rovno j LONDON, ".iuly: fortress of fcbvrio, of the famous triangle-of fortresses in east'.of Dubno and Lutsk, into shevik handp; ;in'Uhe soviet re- Boisb'eVikl look .pte: fliou- armored? liaiiis. two two 'six-inch' guns and, a train; locomotives. .The com'J niunieatloh t- .the direction ;of .Proskufov, south of Romo.'we broke through tbe" fortified zone and are driving tho enemy back along in the direction of Tarnopol and Lumburg." Declare Danger of War Rcrnov- cd Except in Case of the United States. SHANGHAI. July Eellby P. Alston, British minister to reached this Hon. rj. St H.milton, minister of agri- IU.S. meat here of an experlmenial (arm by the federal government, -The made by B. S. Archibald, director "of experimental farm systems from Ottawt during the course ot an address to the delegates. He said all the details have been set- tled and thst Immediate steps arc be- ing Uken Xo establish1 the farm at Swift Current just as soon.as possible. Today saw the opening of a better farming conference between alive farmers ot Southwest Saskatche- wan, representatives ot the provincial and federal department of ftgriculturo and representatives of similar inslitn- tlons'in the United-States. .The con- (crencc has been called br Hon. C. M. Hamilton over '100 delegates from different the district are in attendance, For three sessions to: day the delegates been consider- ing the different phases of dry farming and the general conditions under which farming-Is carried on in this section. The representatives from tho American Institutions have laid stress on the need of more diversified farm- ing, such men as Prof. W: R.' Porter of the North Dakoli Agricultural Col lego and Prof. Manley of the Sou.lli fJakota Extension.Division emphasizing this point. These two ex- perts discussed problems in their respective slates, problems which are similarly found In this district and during the discussion nt- British government presentd to hlhi hero by a score of leading Chinese student bort.i-35, opposing a renewal of the Anglo-Japanese treaty. The document'says mo comlillons which led lo the ncgoliatibns.no longer exist and declares the danger from Russia and Germany has been removed. The Unlicit Stales, it, as- serts, is the only power wilh strength sufficient to endanger peace, and "It is unthinkable that that country would alter its established policy overnight." HON. ARTHUR MEIGHEN OHAWA, July Onadian Press learns unoffic- ially; that Hon. Arthur Meighen was this afternoon summoned governor-general to form a ministry to succeed Sir Robert Borden. GOING ON :OTTAVVA, July successor to.Sir Robert Borden' are still in progress and a'nVofficiaT nomination will'not be mgde before this evening. Sir Tho- was agairl in consulta- tion, with the prime" minister "this afternoon and there was also a .meeting of the cabinet council. A.t 4.30 this however, Sir; Robert the. press representatives that he would be unable to make an an- nounccment before 8 p.m. It. Is taken for granted that Sir Thomas White has definitely-de- clined to accept trie leadership. OTTAWA, Jiily conference between the-prime minister and Sir Thomas White lasted until practically one o'clock. Shortly afterward the governor-gen Canada's New Premier f ON: ARTHUR ME1QHRX, mln- ister ot, the InYerior, an- 'noiincenicnt of whose choice ,RS siiccessbr to Borden premier, was received over th; Canadian Press wire at theiJIerald office .this afternoon, ivas born at coun- "Cnt., on June 10, 187-1, Eon of Joseph and Mary Roosevelt Is Chosen Cox's Running Mate British Comment on Democratic Nomination ii That There is Nothing to Ajfect Seriously Anglo- American Relations SAN FRANCISCO, July D. Roosevelt of New York, assistant secretary of. the a relative of the president who bore that name, was chosen by the Democratic national convention today as Us candidate for vice-president and running mate (or Governor. Cox. of useful iRforhiatlon was given to fhe delegates. One of the1 moat Instructive addresses o( the day was that, given by Prof. John Bracken ot the University of Saskatchewan, who touched on n number of the problems -which exist In agriculture in the 'southwest. He submitted (o the delegates a great deal ot Information which .is proving oi. trcmsly helpful (o ihe ilelesales In tliiiir various dlecilssfons, The eenftrai trend ot'tho day's de- liberations bfis turned In'tKc direction of more extended mixed farming nnd ft sltldy of tlie deslramllly c'f fnrmnra devoting more aHenfW (o animal "in- dinlrjr, tho growing of sweet clover. alfalfa and British Conimeni July of London, In commenting en Ihe Chicago and San Francisco conventions, this morning, devote moro attention lo fu- lure relations between the United Stales nnd (Ireat Britain than upon the hearings Ihc.cqnventlotis will have on the domestic affairs of America. "Them Is nothing in Hie declared policy of cllber Mr. or Mr. Hard- Ing to disturb the most cordial rela- tions between the two says the Mornl's PCS'., nho express" OB pleasure that "political dealing's with tho Irish question In the Unllert Stales liave nut iiitcied our halifal (rlenrtship nnd there Is now Rood hope they will not lie allowed to do so." Several Journals warn the people here-not to take a loo serious view of ullerances Inevitable [hiring the campaign by "certain groups in Itio United who malic twisting 'the lion's (nil a favorite amusemcnl." The recognizing affairs of especially of dreat llrilain. will.be much discussed during the campaign, says: "jl would be wise to frankly ask our- selves .wlielhcr il la strange If the Brmlsticc should fiave Induced in Un-j Stales minds a feeling 'or bewilder- bordering on l8'therefore.'only'4G years old the call to assume the position af: prime minister of the Dominion .ot Canada. He re- 'early education in St. Mary's Collegiate Institute, after- wards .graduating with his degree from' Ihe University of Tor- ohlor.whero he honor man In mathematics. He taught in tho high school at Caledonia, Out., during 1897 and 1SSS, coming to Winnipeg in the latter year. There, and at Portage La Prairie lie stud- was ndmltlrd to, tho .Manitoba.bar In 1903. 'lie lias been of tho Manitoba TJIW Society since IMS nnd a mem- ber of tho Upper Canada Law So- ciety since 1914. He practiced law In.Portage La.Prairic, nnd. wns elected .to tho Ilouso of COuimous (or Portage La Prairie. In Me was again elected -fit when Sir Robert Bordcn was called upon lo form a gdverrimonf, following a defeat of the Liberal party on the reciprocity Issue, and'in 1913 was called to the tablnet as solici- tor general. Later he became mln. isler of Ihe Interior. He remained with the cabinet atler its recon- struction -r.s a Union government In and re-elected iii tlia elections of that year, Hon. Arthur.Meighen paid his first vldli to Lethbridge last Aug. list when, nl the Invitation ot W. A. Buchanan, JI.P., he came hero In bompany.wlth Hon. .las. Caldcr, to look over.the irrigation'exten- sion projects which have been agi- tating Sou'lhern'Alberta (or sumo years .back-. Mr..3Ieighen haa al- ways .been very sympathetic to- wards Irrigation extension and il was ttirouglr his good offices that t v UCUlt made showing that over half a million In the bi? Lctlibrldgo aro capable ot Irrigallon. eral arrived at hit office. Subsequently he was called upon by' Sir Thomas White. Prior to bis' interview with tho prime minister. Sir Thomas .repeated o newspaper interviewers' Ihe state- ment bo made last "night in Toronto. :hat he could to reasons of health, accept trie leadership of the government. _ Vets.Urue EJectlBn OTTAWA; July. to the Dominion command of the Great War Veterans1-Association' is contain- ed, in a resolution received by wire here today from a .Winnipeg 'branch of the aasoclatlonr--'In' de- clares that the people of Canada 'should decied who is to'be tbs next premier of Canada. Tho resolution, passed at mass meetinept the Winnipeg men. follows: "Sargent branch: calls upon the as- eoclatfon to petition the governor-gen- eral to confer with the people iliroufh a general to wSp they vyish to be pfomier Instead of accepting Premier flordeu's suggestions." Daily the Dominion command re- ceives of tions' requesting that Ihe executive take steps In bring about a general election. There is a growing demand throughout the branch organizations that the government go to'the. peonie, TORONTO, Julj 7 The "World this noruing Sir Thomab While lett for Ottawa 1 a li't slEMMVe World le'leves that notwitnstandlug jhis tgu_Brd ementsrS to reporter and ,o ihe Canadian ress, he will ac- cept :the prem- iership of Can- ada It'jifferad to him this morning by bin eicelloncv, the governor-general, the Duke of Dev- onshire. "Col. Henderson.' secretary to his excellency, reached Toronto from'Ot- tawa yesterday mornirik arid saw Sir Thomas YVI ast night." White nfeets Borden OTTAWA, July Canadian clearing of the political sky js expected 'during the day. 7Tlie morning has been one- bt conference. Practically throughout the forenoon Sir Thomas former minister of flnauce, was in conference with Sir Robert Gordon and Ihe vrJiqle poli- tical sitiiftlicm Was discussed. Soon after, the arrival of Sir Thomas, Hon. N. W. RowoU joined the conference. While there is no official Information to this effect, It Is considered prob- able In some quarters that Sir 'Rob' ert Borden will, tender, his re- slgnaflon to Ihe governor-gene'ral and that Sir Thomas White .then .jwlll.be formally ad- ministration. Officially, however, the only indication of the trend of events is that en official announcement Tnay possibly be made this afternoon. Despite Sir Thomas White's repeat- ed declarations tbat he has no desire- lo return public Impression persists that he may yet be prevailed upon, to form a new administration. Sir Thomas' however, was seriously impaired by trie- strain- 0! tho wnr years, nnd it this ground that lie felt compelled to relln quish the portfolio of finnntc. Fall ing Sir'Thomas Arthur Meighen Is genorally'r'egarded ns 11105 likely to be called upon 'to -succeei Sir Ilobcrt. During the day, also, Mr. Rowell Is exnccl.ed.to place his definite decision in the hands of the prime minister When seen this morning, Mr. llowel decllr.nd to fldd anything to his prev ions declarations. But hls.retlrcmen lo privulc practice would 'cause no surprise. v Says He Can't Accent TORONTO, .luly Thomas While definitely stated tonight th.i he could not accept the leadership o the government ovGn If II sboiild be Offered him. Sir Thomas Is on hi: way to Otlawa, where ho has' been asked, as a privy councillor and mem ber.ot parliament, to confer on th pnlldcAl situation. 'To a repfisSiiui live of the Canadian Press, he repeat ed the statement which he has mad on several previous.occasions that he was not a candidate (or any office In (ho government, and' his name not available for consideration. Ho (Continued Pngo N. S. NOMINATIONS HALIFAX, July Kova Scotia provincial nominations: W. K. Armstrong and Dr. A. Melanson, by Liberals. L. linll 'leader of the opposition, by HELP MUCH Crop Reports Today Tell Mud Different Tale From Those Written Saturday. WHOLE OUTLOOK HAS NOW BEEN CHANGEE corrwponilmits In variouc parts of ike tenth, writing the of the ,weak-end, tell r rery much, more encouraging, atorj; was conveyed In. crop RTitren on Saturday, pr'eTloua to the gnivrsl teellaj now la thai' good crops golog to kirveetecc nnlvaa Mme.disaster overUket us be j fore the is rtpe. Everrwhere''th< rtory in that the moisture is down to the ihowerf from time to time during the der of the growlni iwriod. there wilf" lie a harrwt that will bring in new wealth to Southern Alberta. Hye IB flllfDg well tinea, the "rains'- the reports state, and the rye harvest; will soon be on. Wheat is near tin' hcading-out stage, and attain :T much better growth because of tliV new moisture Another good general, rain at the lime tho-wheat is in- tht.' milk stage, so that it would fill goooi berries, would make about as good a crop'condition as could be wished for} Total precipitation at Lethbrldge to date this month is all In the we'ete storm, for the whole month' of June. Same Hall at Raymond 4 Own.CbrrescondenlV Julv closer in of the hail damage influx ed-by the storm Sunday night ed the fabt that several field's In the Welling districts hit pretty hard. Hsil insurance m'eii report a number of claims for' hall damage. Bullock brothers, of Well- ing, are the heaviest losers They report a partial loss on three eighty-acre fields: On their Welling place a number of chickens were kill- ed instantly Hail losses in the Raymond district. are very'light. .Although some .darn- age is reported, none are serious! The rain, allhougb not long-extended, was heavy, and.tue effect on the growing crops le incalculable. A soaking "rain Is reported by mem- bers of. the Milford" colony of Huttei'- ites south of HajTnond. Asked re- garding .the crops cm their extensive holdings In the district, one ot the- colonists stated that they had rye five feet high and .exceedingly heavy.' "Our wheat that was BOTrn early stands two l blgii and headed out'beautifijiiy; I never saw a heavier crop "of alfalfa In my life than the stand wo have this year, alro our bronio grass. 6m potatoes-are about'six inches'above tho'ground, free from bugs, and grow-' ing be'continues. CLARE8HOLM FEELS BETTER (From Our Own Correspondent) CL.ARESHOLM, Jaly wea- ther man after giving us a miserable day on Sunday turned around and lias given since the most generous rain that we have had in years. Rain fell on most of the .district on Sunday night 'and early Monday morning. Grains that have been badly blown will at least produce a good crop of feed., but in most the rains of, the past. few dajs will at least make an extrn 5 to bnihcls. Up to dale the last rains have-measured .88 of an Inch and it Is still raining. Hall fell south- west of town In the ranching country, but no damage Is reported. SITUATION AT TABER (From Our CorrefiOfiadentV TADB1I. Jnlr the crop out- look, already a little shady nt the start of, the laat crop weofc, was growing rather pessimistic under the extreme heat toward the weekend, is only a fair statement. Some parts had little rain, others not ft great deal, of the rain) breaking the drouth two weeks ago. Tho rest, while as yet.not suffering, had a decidedly thirsty look. All this is changed. A short r.ifn Sunday morn- ing freshened everything over a large section, and laid the dust. Tho day was pleasant, nnd -this prepared the. wny for the heavy storm of Sunday evening. Three hours' rain closing at liitiltnght with sweeping more penetrating still, was followed Monday morning by another good shower, and a decided drop In temperature, the whole sky being covered with masses, of loose clouds, and occasional sprink- les resulting, the sun chance, while the brcozo wris light came on this and at 1.1 p.m. there Is a. light, but steady downpour, extending the' (Continuod.cn Page NCV; ruNos KKW YORK, July change steady; demand }3.9-i Canadian dollars ;