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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI1L LETHBRTDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, JULY 12, 1920 NUMBER-.179 "DRYS" WIN IN NEW BRUNSWICK BY A HUGE MAJORITY {Vote. More Overwhelmingly Dry Than Prohibition Leaders 1 Expected WOMEN WERE VERY ACTIVE IN CAMPAIGN ST. JOHN, N.B., July m.jorlty.of for the reten- tion of the provincial prohibition act and a majority of against the sale of light wines and beer, the province of Bruts wick gave emphatic expression on Saturday to its position regarding ths great question of prohibition, at the plebiscite held throughout the province. The cities and larger towns, which may; be termed the Indus- trial centres and for which beer had been strongly argued, polled la-ge majorities agalntt beer and wine ai welljas being solidly for. retention of the prohibitory laws The fou- -counties, Restlgouche, Madawasha, Gloucester and Kent, whiuh had been practically con- ceded to the upset all the' dope and With the exception of returned huge major- ities for, prohibition and against wines and beer Rettlgouche did, however.tgive a slight majority for --.beer and wines. Tne Wmen of New Brunswick were most active in the campaign at the polls. DRY MEXICO CITY, July 11 Lealt Ution rnaklnj all Mexico "dry" ts being prepared for presentation to the next ccmgresE at the office of Provisional President De Ua Huerta', says Ihe newspapor Unl versal. "The provisional president has decided on this says the newspaper, "as a means of ac- complishing the regeneration of the Indian and half breed races, which 'are grest consumers of all cohol." Amrnonia Tank Explodes, Two N- S., July men aro dead and a. third is seriously In- jured, while properly damage estimat- ed at many (hbnsamls of dollars was caused as a result of tho explosion of an ammonia-lank on the. premises p[ the Harris Abbatolr Company In this clly on Saturday. The dead are; William Munn, yardmaster of'Iho Canadian Naltonal railway here, and hdnard Ungloy, employed by Ihe Nat- ional Fish Company at Hawkesburv Charles McNeil, an employee of tho company, Is lying In'a hos- pital badly burned and his condition (a serious. Saskatchewan School Pupils Saved Million Bushels Grain By Gopher Poison Campaign REGINA. Sask, J.tly a million bu'shVls of nrafn' -have been saved by the destroy. Gophers thlt spring by the school children of Is province. In order to stlmu- of. the snlmait, the provincial government offered prizes cf; Shetland ponies, sheep andI pure-bred pfos to the school children with the biggest "kill." The firsi wen, (0 ohyer, of Colgale, who destroyed animals, MIGHT GET PAR ALLMTA HELPS W. A. Buchanan. M.P., Addressing Rotary Club, Expresses Belief That Dominion Stands Ready to Provide Cheap Money For Big Ditch if Province Will Assume Full Bond Parallel Between Railway and Irrigation V Bond Guarantee Policies r "While 1 am not authorized to make the statement, I have no hesi- tation in saying that if the Alberta government would guarantee the bonds of the Lethbrjdge Northern Irrigation District, the money re- quired to construct the system could be secured from Ottawa at par, and at z low rate of Interest." u ThS declaration vat made before the Rotary club at weekly luncheon today by W A. Buchanan, M P, who has just re- turned frorn. the session of parliament at Ottawa For the past six weeks the local memoer has devoted most of his attention to the Irrl- nation question, and he assured the members of the Rotary club that he found the members of the government genuinely sympathetic with the. needs of the country, and they were prepared to co-operate in financing the Lethbrldge Northern project (Continued on Page Nine.) Lethbridge Northern Farmers Will Hear An Offer to Build Ditch ___ __ E. B. Barbonr of Warren Brothers, Construction Company, Will Submit Proposal to do Work on Cost Plus Basis, Takbf Bonds in Payment if Premier Stewart Wffl Accept Meeting of Farm- i rs to be Held to Consider Proposal inrt there under way to have the provincial h rf In the fmancinB of the Lsth- the board Premfer A" k'ty t0 an proposition before when E B Saturday aft.rnoon Mr B. ?l Portland- Iaid Proposition before 'ent at ,K. M members the board and the farmers pres- !na MS rhe Barren Brothers, would submit the same proposition tliey submitted Isst December with Premier Says Army is Well Equipped Asked Allied Aid SPA CONFERENCE HALTS dN 'COAL ISSUE July for the Poles .Ov'the Prlpct reaion anrj in Volhynla; are reported In a'dylces today. The Bolshevik, General Budenny, has been the advices state, ind h: Is to Rovno, upon .which the Poles are march Ing. SPA, July Press) The conference was brought to a temporarv halt this morn Ing by the coal question. The allied premiers, who 'met at 1030 o clock with Premier. IJoJd George presiding to 'discuss the ,GennM reparations propbsitfon'ahd-the'-'question of prior- Its In coal deliveries from Germany Was flpsh tho work in time for the general 'conference to sit at 11 30 o'clock, the hour previously fix cd This la af decisive moment for Pol said fir.ibsk! the Polish iireiulof, xz-respondrata of all countries. Trio culled upon h'fm by InTitation, Is engaging the mobilized forces of Russia, a population 511 our 'own, an equipped most per- i fected instruments of supplied hi the allies to the armies of DeniUne, armored h q s before this proposition would S that Premier Stewart change hit lOWOf and bond proposal 1 osal before the1 inccflng 'withont a stenographer, which delayed the open- rig considerably..He told the Iruslees that he has formed his conclusions re- tho r.ituatior. that faces the f. BOLSHEVIKI AND LITHUANIA WILL SIGN PEACE SOON: MOSCOW, July between the soviet government and Lithuania will be signed within a few days, according to a statement made here- by Adolf Joffe, who Is conducting the negollations on Ijehalt of the soviet government. Lcthhrldgo N'oflhern from newspaper accounts and slatel that he has not been In loncli frith .any.'government officials since February.- He slated lhal 'fruslee Chew ro- quested him, while In Pqrlbnd last week, >to appear lliVbdard Irustccs and lell ihem what his com- pany Is preimrcd lo do. Continuing he said he did not think !t possible to sell the bonds In Iho money-markclu .it ihoipresent time1. Mr. Barbour claimed that reports that have been circulated about the rtamaga done dur- Ing the wind of last month have had a ilelrlmcntxl effect In Ilia markbts. He appealed 'to the mem- hers ot Iho board of trustees lo gel logelher ,wllh Ih6 members -of Iho board of trade In an endeavor to pre- sonl front to the provincial governmenl in an effort to got the (Contim-ed on Poir) TROUBLE ON ME3POT LONDON, July A-' dispatch to Iho Condon Times from Teheran says tho siluallon In lower Mesopotamia Is serious, it the. (9 Teiforle'd In .Teheran adds, that tlio ISasra-liag [AFOLEIIE1Y and J Yu, guns and !avy artillery. "The Bolshevik arrays las much mora. to fight with 'than .the Polish and of superior Quality, besides masses of cavalry. The Bolshevik of- fensive has created for us a serious situation, hut.not a desperate one" Premier Grauskl answered all ques HODS' freely.5; The substance the Polish" note to thetallied' governments, he said, expressed the desire for peace upon a basis of self-determination. "Have asked tho allies for he'replied. "For he'saidA "Have you asked for demobilized of- -we would be glad to have them... A few foreign officers are serv- ing with the Poles, but each is an ex- ceptional case." .The premier said that the agreement with.Czecho-SIovakia, was as good as completed on all points... suggestion that the powers siip-i port Poland's pciice proposals being' discussed by tho allied' ministers, notably the reports of France and the sqvcrimenls recognizing Russian soviet, government. v Poles Take Offensive I-ONDON, July armies, struggling (o'stem the advance of.Rus- sian Kplphoviks on the southern front, have taken the offensive near JRbvno, according :to an omcla.l statement is- .siicrt In Moscow and received here by wireless. Farther south, the soviet forces are continuing their drive suc- cessfully' north of the Dniester river and have occupied Novava Shltza, northeast of Kamenctz. t Ahialgnmation of Labor Wilh Forty-Eighters Now Seems Possibility CHIOAOO, July of the Labor party of (lie United Stales and Hie Committee ot Furly- Kiglit In x new political movement, with a single party name, ono platform and one presidential ticket, are includ- ed in Ihe recommendations submit- ted to tho labor and "forty-eight" con- ventions when they reconvened-today Sennlor Robert M. of Wisconsin, remained the most talked- of candidate for presidential nominee. Tho terms, of the proposed combine are understood by the party leaders to meet his views as expressed last, week to Amos PInchot and Qeorgt It. of the forly-cighfers; Con- ference committees appointed yester- day by (he labor convention and Sat- urday by tho forty-elghlers smoothed out most objections Io amalgamation In a pfolracleil sessloh last night.'. The recommendations, If approv.cfi today, as tho leaders confidently" ox- pecl, mean Hint the two conventions will "preserve liiplr separate identity the. (jjfpnicli ijdjlB, that tllo ISasra-lIag- and contliuie Io funclion lu separate dad line had bcc.H three places, sc'st'loiis, _ PATHFINDER TO GO THRO' LETHBRIDGE WINNIPEG, July his nalhfindlns car in first direct Montreal to Vancouver motor Irln, Percy Oomery, of Vancouver, will leave Winnipeg for the West tomor- row. o'ujuct ii to ftx-ttijOiiu trans- Continental roitto for motor cars whfch will he'Canadian to (lie fullest possible txlent. From Monfrea! lo Winnipeg occti pled 15 days, and 900 miles of the dls tanco was over Unlled Stales roads Mr. Goniery pointed out today thai the lino from Kenbra to Port Arthur Ayas the stumbling block in the all-net route and he predicted thai upon tho cpmplello'n of this strelch of road large numbers of cars would iravcl to Ihe Canadian Soo and then, after bc- ins ferried to Port Arlhur. would re- sume Iho Irln under their own power. Mr. Oomery had lo lake to the United Slalos side ot tha boundary at SauH Ste. Marie, Michigan, and came back into .Canada at Emerson, Manitoba. On Us .westward trip Mr. Gomery will travel by way ot Brandon, Mooso- Ilegina, Lethbridge, f'crnle and [JranbrooV. will have lo cross the border for a distance in Hrllish Colum- bia, bul Iho complclion of new roads which have liecn planned will In tho Tuiitro'inaltG Allies Issue Ultimatum ToBolshies SPA, July allies liavb sent a proposal to the Russian soviet government for an armistice with Poland on condition that the Poles re- tire within their natural Pol- ish frontier. "It is set forth that the armistice will he fol- lowed bx'a conference of rep- rescnlatives of all the conn-, tries on the Russian border ami. that-if the Bolshevik at- tack UicvPoles within these frfpniiers'fhe allies will conic to: llie Sid of Poland. WENTYMILL1 )OLLARRAIN OVER THE SOUTH Kisses and Comforters Both Bad For Baby TORONTO, July moth- ers are warned by Dr. C. J. Hastings, the local officer of health', not to1 kiss their babies .on the mouth. "Babies are too precious.to experiment counsels, the medical officer ot health and "therefore1 do not hesitate, to ask your best friend to leave your baby alone." He denounces in strong pernicious practice of giving baby7 a ac a pacifier and cle Clares manufacture of com forters should be prohibited by law. Old Bests Bull fj Trampled, Wrings Its Neck to ,The Herald) FEFtXIE, narrow escape from a horrible death was the exper- ience of Mr. of. Crow's Nest, last Friday when'ho was attack- ed by. a.ferocloNS three-year-old bull which had pulled Its-picket fin and was wandering about in the proximity small chilli, Ihq granddaughter of .Mr..Emery. .Leading 'thV bull .lijr the rope to the corral, and carrying a.stout club in his haiid, Mr. Emery succeeded in getting the hull inside the bars of the corral, and had 'dropped5 the club in order, to.put lip the .bars, whea the hull made a -lunge for him..: The bull 'gal Sir. Emery down three Mimes and trampled sev- eral injuries. Two broken ribs nod a badly crushed foot are the worst ot his hurts, but il ivas ,a miracle that man escaped ..with'. Ills. life.. Finally he got a send hold of the bull's nose and one' horn and gave Die animal such a wrench of his neck- that he ceased, iiis; onslaught -long enough io permit .of Mr.' Emery get- ting out of the corraL Air. Emery, was brought :to Fernie the same evening and is'being attend- ed by U'r." Asselsttne, -who reports that llunigh His li.juries are painful he -will recover rapiillj Mr Emef> fs 11 years ago hut of a most vigorous constitution and physical else there might have been a different story tq-tell -of the result ot the fight. 'Cabinet Will All M Sworn in By End of This Week t .OTTAWA, Juty few days probably will elapse before the remaining mem-, bers of the new administration are sworn In. It was at first intr- mated that the cabinet slate prob- ably would be complete by Tues- day evening. Is authoritatively made today, how- ever, that alF the vacancies poss- ibly will not be filled unlit toward the end of the, week. Today, Sir Robert Border) was again in. his office for a short while, clearing up some unfinish- ed business. The last act of Sir Robert in-cabinet, it Is Interest- ,ing to note, .was to recommend the concurrence In the report cf a special committee which, for some time past, has been studying th'e question of 'j new. armorial bear- ings for the N. B. Wants. Representation ST. JOHN, N. July local board of trade has received under dato of July S from Hon. Arthur 'Melghen, Ihe new prime minister, a letter in reply to the board'.1! telegram urging early representation of Now Bruns- wick in the federal cabinet. ftou. Mr. Melghen writes that: "Tra- rnediato nnd every ;posstblo considera- tion" will be given tlio mailer. Map Out Farmers' Federal Program at Winnipeg Today WINNIPEG, July a prc- llnilnary to-Hie meeting of tho Canadian. Council of 'AgricuKuro ivhich opens here tomorrow, com- mittee meetings are being held to- day with represenlatives from all parts of Canada present. It Is cxneclcd thai the political committee of tho nssoclatlon will hold a session today for discussion of the mailer of poUtleal organlza- tlon of farmers for the next fed- eral elecllon campaign. No state- ment on the committees' delibera- tions will bo made until tomorrow. Henreseulatlvcs of the American farm bureau federation with hcacl- duarlers in ClilcaBO arrived In Winnipeg Kiday. will atlontl the council's meeting liere onrt then go west, making a .survey of conditions' In Western .Canada. NRW.VORK. July steamer Lake Framploii, owned by Iho Unlled States Shipping llonrd, bound from New York Io Norfolk, was Bunk onrly loday.off Atlantic'City, N.J., after, il had collided In thick wcalhcr wilh the sleamcr Comus, according lo wireless messages reported to Ihe nnval de- partment'here. .Three of the crow ot the Lake Kramptou are missing. The Comna. today reported by wire- less thai Captain Powers and Ihe sur- viving- members of the crew of Iho Lnkc-'Frtiiniitqn were on board. The Comus apparently suffered lltlle dam- ago. CELEBRATE TWELFTH AT COAST B. C., July ange lodges from- Vancouver, New Westmlnntcr and points In Iho Krascr valley celebrated the 12th of Jtiiy here loday. Following a parade from thc Jnie However, there will he plenty ot 3. i inrt So crops, and tliere will few those "where tho grasshoppers or cutworms have) clone damage, which will not yield a, verv fair crop which will give a profit, able return. .76 Inches During Night The rain started about 8 o clock Sunday evening but did not become general until after .From on the whole district got a general rain which gradualry'grew heavier At. the Experimental station here accord mg to Parold Graj, clerk ot the wea ther, the rainfall from tho time tho storm started'tiU 1 o'clock this morn- ing was .76 inches. On Saturday night .8 incliea the total tor the week-end .up till 7 o'clock this morning to .84, which, with Iharic inches which fell a ago, bilngs the total up to 1.61 for the month. This, Is four and one-bait times tho June, rainfall. The rain Is going to have a two fold It is going to add five bushels to the crop and make a world of feed even In those sections which werfc out, and it Is going liT put Ihe soil In splendid shape for breaking nnd for the sowing of'winter rye where fanners desire to plant that prevent, soil .drifting. v, The outlook.Is mighty 'bright today'" or a crop return in tho district this year arid with .ho coal mines working full lime there 3 a very optimistic spirit pervading the business world. AT TABER (Froin Our Own Correspondent) July Btorm IhrWt- eMd this afternoon gave only a slight sprinkle around lown up to midnight. Hill fs. still hanging around. Travel- lers just In from the roan between tho railway and the river northeast report i regular cloudburst from threo miles east of town-tp Purplo Springs. The water is so deep on Iho road as lo nake traffic difficult..''Others Just In trom Lelhbridge report heavy rain from Chin to Uarnwcll. It is now rain- lug .heavy noritf of the. a icavy rain there about 6 p.m. 11 ralu- ed about an Inch sonlh of lown lasl night. against countries whose votes defeat- ed the convention establishing n forty- eight hour week. .They propose organ- izing a vast campaign at the interna- tional seamen's meeting which will convene at Atnstcrdanrnn August oth, In order, to conipe! .British shipown- who form Uio hulk of.the opposl- Uprt, DtLFAST, Ireland, .July lKlil. passed nulelly in Ulster the great Orangeman's day parade was formed In Ihl? city Ihi? morning Ihcre v.-as no, evidence thai Ihe would be marked by anylhlng oui of Iho ordinary for a celebration of Juiy 12. Telephone messages from London (lerry and polnls. reported ever' Ihlng quiet, it was slated they were cTpecfcd lo remain so. Troops In the regular garrison here have been confined lo tho barraOs nnlii Tuesday morning, but mllilar. officers have taken every precjuillon .gainst disorder, evc-.i to arranging for a special hospital service, Many wild rumors were flfloal In Belfast. 'iftis morning.'ono heing that 'a (rain. load of ainn felneri was coming frtni An I fork to altark Ihe city. (Ion of well of proved f ;