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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME. Kill. TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE, -TUESDAY, TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 180 in Moistuie Condit- Press Report Shows Kain Need od East MUCH FINE CROP THROUGH WHOLE WEST Jilh 13 Manitoba Free Press loila> revc.iU mUicr mix condition In all llireo iirovinccs, ;i general tpne W reports for the .west not quite so satlsfacton HERALD'S WEEKLY CROP REPORT NUMBER 12. ludk-ations of.splendid recovery set forth in the -Herald's llth weekly crop report published a week ago to- day, Mowing the rain of July 4th and >5thj have been out iu the splen- did crop growth "during ".the week. Warm west her the- two day and during, the remainder of the week' the traps-were forced as if by hothouse methods.: Grain mado as much advance in'the week as during any two weeks of'the earlier part of the season so that b> the thej were almost is f-ir aihanud as they vould lute been in a normal season.' Wheat everywhere was head cd 05 beginning to head and thp iplen dldh formed heads were a surprise lollouing the best weeks growth of the season came, the rains of Sim- day night and Monday-forenoon, July lull and 12th jhtu 1 aO inches of rain fell over'tho; whole of Southern as at last repo.t uh'le in some large] VV, >e" o. aoutne ureas notabli Southern Alberta con Aibo-U The remaindei o Mond il'tions are much improied The one I U-erloii'. drawback has been a 'rain ul nnnujilaccs There snbbinfticu mnis i Unro but there has not been morning broke sunshine. Ab a result are Idea Ten dAjs ago tho tropi weie on Ilia liomt of rapid deterioration Tlie came in time to save them, be (to tbf rools Ol the prop Out of 2341 from; 115 want more T IIP threatened grasshopper de true tion, thanks to the good organization and tbe vigor with which it has been fmight. has not developed serious loss Su ani of Ihe three provinces lo date no further wind danngc done damage u is and'conditions since re moved alight damage may have occurred through tbe grain standing still during I ho first hot week of July One crop' correEpondeat reporting states that conditions have improved 200 per contain the past week. An other correspondent hundred 1 miles "says the conditions have Improved 100 per cent. Qortaln it is that all over the.south there Is'great PREMp MEIGHEN ANNOUNCES CpfET; HON. R.W. WIGMORE, F.B; M'CURDY CHOSEN if and taJk of 40 busbel crops Is not Infrequent. Just how lo estimate the crop at Iho present, lime is hard to arrive! at owing to the rapidly changing con-: (lillous. but thut the of 22, .bushels for shipment wi1! be now seems more than like- Tbe area under crop is greater llytn .in 1917. thougu the damaged area from wind, cutworm and hopper causes is probably 20 of tho whole area sown. However (his no more than-offsets the dried- out area of the 1917 acreage, when the Lelhbrldge crops were OniQSt nil and when thf Taber sub dMstpu, crops were very poor. Another ten days -will, allow for a, very of the crop to be made, but that It will exceed 000 bushels now appears certain Wind an'd cutworm damage are past but a vigilant fight villl tone to be continued against .the hoppers, not only for this year'bul. keep, tlicm'fvflia laying eggs for nest year's batching. Clean suinmerfallow is also necessary Much breaking is being doneVand much good summerfallow Is apparent. The alfalfa bar real is now, in full swing und the jield Is around the ton and oHC-qmiiicr mark. Timothy Is ripening in early the harvest will be earlier tban usual. Grass on thg range bet tor and livestock is in splendid shape. Potatoes are making' 'phenomenal growth. -0' May Head Third Party In U.S. Only Two New Members Taken J. A. Calder is President of the Takes Customs and SlcCurdy Public Under Consideration and May Be Ma4e Shortly OTTAWA, July Arthur Mclghen this'aftcrncon announced the members of his administration. It con- tains'two who .were not members of the'Bcrden Government. They 'are.-R. W. Wigrnoret member for St. John City, who' tskes- the port- folio of and inland revenue, F. McCurdy, who takes over trie'department of public works. The cabinet is as Allied Premier's Decide Coal Ultimatum Need Not Be Answered Todav i GERMANS MUST DELIVER TONS MONTHLY HON. ;ARTHUR MEIGHEN, primb> minister r anil secretary of state for ox-> J.- A. CALDER, presldCDl of jlterla bul thcli period of desintctne res1? is now past and it nm be issum rd tfiere wilt be no more trouble from that source Very Fine Crop Taking provin es is a -jtvhole there is much fine uop gieat deal of fhe time lo t b> latcl j uci TS been mide HP j 'rand in this lespecl Mamtola leads _t- Coarse grains as n seem lo' in i IhrMng condition and toi nuomlie well good soaking ram .Ihis week frd'ni tbe Manitoba boundarv lon the east cleir to the Rocklps good; and Insure; n goo 3 li-i-erage rrbp, the norcehtagft is ven small llhile the hai erop u> reporteJ at. n fey points the general n ri feat ion is for of feed In., Manitoba Fn Manitoba while'the crop bas tfp.- VelopccT rapidly and more tban sixty Tier cc-nt: of the Is bcadad nut. Ih.t general conditions as lo, moisture 5s nearly .so .satisfactory as in the'Inst' a few pulVits, in the north and of the province stating that they jnust have rain this week or the crop i-apldly, deteriorate. m'any of tbe points report Ihe-rrup and vfgorous; and holding nn .There has'bccn little or no hnl! Many, districts again runort- the fiucsl_nroi> iirospccl since 1915. 'In Saskatchewan Tir Saskatchewan. 107 points reporting, 57 need rain and about fifty per cent, state 'they need, it badly, most of the Tatter being In the western .section of Hie province. In common with Manitoba. Saskatchewan ]ins checked the grasshopper plague :iml has suffered little' from cutworm and still.less from halli About forty per cent, of the wheat is in head and the'percentage runs all the way from five to ninety pt-r. cunt. 'In Alberta was Vorj-t oft for in ihe last report, has re- ceived good rains 'practically over the entire southern 'territory; reporting marked Improvement in growth; al though some districts.need rain badly, While cutworms have done consider- damage, the grasshopper dfimagc British Labor Congress Defeats Direct Action Plan For Irish Mix-up IONDON Julv proposal to employ direct.. if; necessary to force the'goyernnient to withdraw its troops from Ireland and cease man- munitions for use. iu Ire- land defeated in the special trades union congress called to laoors altitude p0 Irlah quesfton hundred pres- ent, representing Tho resolutipti in'.favor-of jlirect ac- tion, which was -proposed by the lead- er of the locomotive men, defeat- ed by a majority.'of 71BrOOO. th? Bnl'sh troops "tKe'cc aalion Senator H. M. sin, who is being" boo media's a third parl> candidate for llie ill S Presidency Bolsheviki Take The congress later adopted resolu- tion introduced by the lion, demanding the .withdrawal'ol all mi Ireland and) manufacTuro of munitions lo 'bemused in-Ireland and Russia This a general strike if: the governnient rcinscd'thcj demands, butihe question of direct action will be.left to a baU lot of the, members of the various un- ions. Thus the rank and Rio will chance to espre s their opin ion. In Big Drive Troops BeeCornerpng tCI [Ml 1 HON: 'the.council und minister of immigra- tion ami colonization. SIR JAMES LOUGHEED, minister of the jiitedpr aud siipQrinte.ndeui- geiieral of affairs. HON. minis- ter 'and' fisheries and min- ister of-iuivnl service. SIR GEORGE FOSTER, minister of trade and commerce; SIR..: HENRY. DRAYTON, minister of; finance. HON HUGH GUTHRIE, minister of militia L. secretary of state. HON.. DR. REID, raiulster of rail- and ca uls HON SENATOR ROBERTSON, minister of labor. HON F B McCURDY, of public works' _ HON. C. -J. DOHERTY, minister of justice. SIR EDWARD KEMP, minister without portfolio. SENATOR BLONDIN, postmaster- gen era! HON. DR. F. S.-TOLMIE, minister of agriculture, HON. R.'.W. WiGMORE, minister of customs and Inland; understood-additions to, the cabinet are, slili under consideration and may made-shortly. Severol Sworn In Tbe clerk of the privy, council won' 1 to Montreal this afternoon, accom Funds For Work Have [Run Out nad Government Has No Moijey, For it Mail, Cana'- dian Associated is official- ly announcer! that lSS.f37 jiholograplis of soldiers' graves in the .various thea- tres of irar.liavc'keeii isnpjiliod rela- tives, and that pholo- graphs which arc ilf process of prepar- ation will be similarly supplied-within a time! ThGiSiip-. ply. photdgfSjilis VaVdrigiri- nlly iindcrtnken liy-'the-director ot graves rRRistralipn and inquiries, ow- ing to the prohibition, on military grounds, of Ihe iise'of 'private cam- eras in tho.batllefields.'aud tho funds were provided by.the joint war com- N.B. SETS EXAMPLE was Tho growth slnoe the rainjmitlee of tke Hritfsh lied Cross came in the south has heen very mark-' od but Alberta is behind'the other two provinces in pcrcenlage of wlieat Tieadcd out, owing lo the fate spring. Revolution in Bolivia j Government is Overthrown LIMA. Peru. July revolution :3iai luoken out In nollvia, acoorpflng dlspalches received lasl nignt from -J.n Pnz. The government, hfidcd iy Pre'iidDnl Joze. Onerra. has been over- thrown and Ihe president .in I hers, of his cabinet have been made prisoners, Newspapers here In cpnimenlltiK on the news, say the revolution Is 3 "crushing 'defeat of Ihe pro-Chilean Jiolicy pursued ly Ihe liollvinn gov- O-friinelil and vindicates Ihe coinmnn- ily o'l.'interest existing between Peru and nollvia, 0. T. R, CLERKS ACCEPT AWARD OTTAWA, July In the fniploy of Iho Grand Trunk Hallway liavo accepted Uic eight par In- crease In wages recommended re- cently by a of arbitration. The derks voted on Hie award, the result being lo accept il. H Is effective from July I. Order of John. Thcae funds are practically exhaust- ed and as Ihe Imperial war graves qoinnilssloii has no authorlly to ei- pend public nioney "in tho Inking of photographs, no application front rcla- llves beyond Ihose already'being ilealt wilb enn he. ch'terlalned. The num- ber .and location of'grnves as well as the nearest '.railway1 stations from which they may lie reached can be as- certained on application lo Uic direc- torate of graves Winches- ter House, HI. Jaines Square, 8', W. I. BtJLLiitNS I.3.-H nioretl in aiithoritiifivc in Ilinl t'reniicr Lloyd (icoi-ye lias rocHvcd a mcssagu fi-pni Jtiporgc Tchilcllcrin, Bol- shevik coinniisfiKiry for foreign proposals of the allies for iiri anuislicc hc- Iwwu. Polaiur imd Hiissin, ac- cord ing (o Spa (iispnlcli lo lite LOOKS AS IF C.P.R. WOULD TAKE E.D.B.C. LAKE CAPTAIN DROWNED OWKX July 13.-C'ar- aiii .a Wflhunii of the coal cntrlcr allic rcTI from Ms snip on'Sixtnrdfiy lgltt. fllx miles TrAcrmary, ami N. Y. FUNDS XBW VOHIs, July Slerltng changc heavy, Demand 5-8; S3 cents. 3-3. Cannfllaii dollars NEW YORK, July (By Can. atitnn' the.'caption "New Brunswick Decitles to the Times this morning discusses the result of the recent referendum 'In Xe'w Brunswick. The newSDaper says tho.rcinm of the Canadian troops, from over- Hens lias apparently made no rela- tive change ]n the wishes of tbe people of that province. :iml adds; "As there is no aniirccjable dlf fere-nee between Hie people of Now Brunswick and Eng landers, except that the former- ran 'loyalists' those whom 'the latter call 'Tories' there seems to he small chanre indeed of doing with ilryneiis on this side of Ihe frontier line at Us eastern end hy appeals to tho people as against the Icglslalures-tt any 'rate." On Important Now Threatened I Tul> been captnred by Russian BoJsheVik forces, according to an official-statement TC- ceived here from the-soviet-troops occupied the town of July.11. Tho communication announces the capture of the town of SvDntsfan> 95-miles south of Dvicsk and 50 miles northeast of Vilna. :The statement continues: Mn the direction Uschitsa we captured a section of the railway from Kukhevitch to Bobrovka. In the region onr cavalry pur- suing-the enemy occupied .Olyka vil- lage. tho direction of Tarnopol we occupied the station of C ha ray Oslroff 50 miles cast.of Taraopol, capturing armored train. 'Th'e Toss of the city ol Minsk by the Poles is announced in todays official communication from- Polish army headquarters- The Russians occupied the city after a desperate all-night; the statement says. the oarii of bfflcd-to Ron K Wigmore this evening. His e.xcellenc.v Is leaving oil a fish ing trip'to Xew Foundlaiid. 13. K. Spinney, of Yarmoutli, X.S who bas been invited1 to enter as without portfolio., will give! ils 'decision tomorrow. SPA. Juh H OTTAWA, July f By rauadiun jirtmtei lieforo one o'clock lo-j to insist upon th (Assocfated is not Oeniuns lay idne additions weie made to the allied uliinMtum legardmg toal tdtniiiistrtitfuti headed by ihe Hon. bur Mcigheu. Kiglu 'of the mininlers portfolios under Sir Hobert Hor- !eu. The ninth, F. B. McCunly, M.P., s a now member. Tlie others "sworn deliveries at p m The ci ID a as wiil be permitted ;to defer their reply untsi tomorrow Tbe experts on both sides are spend- ing the riay the flllua- n were Sir CJcorge .fames; Uon_ tUe cxnerts at work .ougltccd llonorablea Hugh Gutlirlp, j Jho indulging in relax J, A. CuMer, A.: Held.1 Senator and Henry Jrayton. THE NEW CABINET Hon. R. W. Wigmore -Tbo new minister of customs, llupert W. Wiginore. C.E., meinber for altun-froin tbe conferences had Rntailed them. Premier Lloyd Oeorge, fur his part, went bu a motor car Tbe allied premiers on livered an ultimatum to. the- Germans SI. Johu.City and Couitliesof St. Juhnj to deliver tuo million> tons of toil i and Albert, was bom May lOth, 1S73. at St. Johii, N.B. He is tlie son' of Wigmore by bis. wife, C'assic Wilson.' both English. Fie was educat- ed at St: John, N.B. lie married. Sept, zOiii, 1S53. KutU Londpni daughter "of John London, ot Wickhain, NJ1.; 'and" bas two-children, Ethel G.iaitd Itoy 11. The new miuisler is a Conserva- live in. politics ami: was first'elected to Hie liaise of commons at the gen- eral, election in 1917. He is a com- missioner. seweraRC In St. John, X.Ui lie is a member of the Baptist church audTesiOds at St. John, Hon. F. B. McCurtiy Flennng Biancuur'd for Colchester, of public works, was .born at County Colchester, N.S., 17tb, 1S75. He is tbe son Jam Bah .and Amelia JlcC.urdyi aiid was educated 'at'tW.piibHc1' schools of his home town. He "married, in citce Pearson, daughter of J- Pearsoh, M.P.Pi, atid has under the terms of the treaty Reparations'Offer PARIS. July has been decid- ed, says a Haras dispatch from Spa, to..annoint a mixed commission to jiiake a report of the German repani- titm's According to tb.e dispatch Germag} will offer to pa> hSi lion francs In fifty annual1 instalments, twenty billlou of which will bc-for reconstruction lnv the devastated ions and which .will (Contiuucd on Page Nine.) Milk River Excited Over What Looks to be Silver- Lead Find Near Village payable merchant: -la EDMONTON, July Slewart left Edmonton on Mon- 'day for Montreal, where it is ex- pected that he will enter Into fur- ther negotiations in connection with the disposal of the Edmon- Dun vegan B. C. Railway. What will be the outcome' IS a question, but It Is believed that rome definite arrangements will be made as a result of Mr, Stew- art's visit to the east. It Is un- derstood that the C. is now doing worfc on. the-northern line .and the possibility Is that the ne- gotiations will result In the C, P, R. eventually taking the pro- 81G CHERRY HARVEST ON NIAGARA PENINSULA ST. CATHARINES, Ont.. July Wllli cherries more abundant than over before In tho Niagara iienlnaula, hundreds of trees being overladen with ripe fruit because of tho scarcfty of, pickers, DIG price asked on the market liors at present is one dollar lor a six-rjusrl basket Fruit growers suffer big losses unless a srnnl. nrtay of cherry pickers invades "Iho Niagara peninsula ia Minsk is the capital.of the Russian government of the same name and is situated.on a brunch of Iho Beresina about 250 miles northeast. of For some time the.Russfan ;ovic-t forces have been converging on Minsk from the north and'south tho position of the city has ed to be very serious. Tho of Minsk would seem to indicate iliat "Ulna abotil 110 nnfcs to Iho north is In imminent dangci of cap lure bv the Bolslietil No Reply to Allies SPA, July Press.) Kussian soviet government has net replied to the request of the al- lies lhat an annistice be arranged with Poland. The message was sent by wireless to MIC soviet authorities through llic British government he- oniiEo Iho relations, jilrcftdy ing between Premier Uoycl George and M. Krassin, Uic Bolshevik minister of tracto antl commerce. Onihski, Ihe Pplish premier, is fine to arrive iu today from Kpjj honrlnp the assurances of tlie allies thai ample arms tlons will be supplied Poland In case dti not agree lo an arm- Istice-or tindnly .delay their reply. Cenarai Pllsiulskf. llin head of the Polish stale, lias taken no Hteps on Ma "-own account toward an armfs- (Ice, according lo Iho Polish delega- tion here, the matter being left in the hands of Uic allies. The: Polish military authorities have informed (lie allies thai.they cftn put in the field an army of one million men hut they need rifles, Jive thousand machine guns, field guns rind armored cars and (auks, lo gclher wilh a great variety of muni- lions, Tho Polos count upon llio aides sup- plying1 this material. Ihe deliveries be- ginning in about J5 days unless the soviet government Immediately ac- cepts an armistice. (Special lo the Herald) MILK RIVER, July River residents, are in a state of excitement over what they belUtve to be a valuable find on the farm of Prank Lefflngwell, M.L.A., near here. Thomas Richardson, of this village, while plowing on Mr. five miles out, with a gas' plowing outfit, caught the1 plows' on a ledge 'of rock..Examination by himself and others led to the belief that the rock is the outcropping of an ore ledge rich In lead and silver. Mr. Richardson atonc'e took out a prospector's license and employ- ed Lewis Brown with a drillihg rig to make a thorough test as to the depth of the ledge, and to test out ,its length and breadth. Men are staking cfaims every day and 'there has been a rush to the scene.' Many inquiries are. being made daily, and if the find proves to be what the discoverers think, It is expected there great activity "in the near, future. PLEBISCITE, OCT. 25, WILL OTTAWA July Can adaVTonpcrancc Act known aitKe Scott Act, will be Voted upon on October the Yukon Territory and.the provinces of .Alberta, Saskatchewan, Mani- toba, Ontario and Nova, Scotia and possibly or two other provinces. Thi .vo'te vylll be on the question of _whsthtr vlnclal wide Scott. Act shall _ be: adopted and thus prohibit, the Im- portation or., conveying of liquor from other countries, or other provinces into the provinces adopting the act. It will he a finite "yes" and one ques- tion only. Alexander Smith, bar- rister and election authority of thU city, points out that "the lists to be used will be the-lists to be prepared under the new Dominion Election arid Franchise'Act, as thfs act! has 'repealed ttie War- time Election. Act and other fed- eraE election laws of unhappy memory, CLOUDBURST, CACHE CREEK VANCOUVER, dispatch lo the Sun from Ashcroft states lhat tt cloudhnrst at Cache Creek, four miles np tho Cariboo road Irom thr.l place, illd Incalculable damage yester- day afternoon. A ivall of water seven feel, hfgh down Iho crctk, carrying houses and liarus. trees and movable objects of all kinds Into the Thompson river, which became In a few minutes a rag- itig torrent of debris bolow'tho creek mouth, The Cariboo road for lo miles was badly damaged, tho government road cnmp being cotnplctely er.rried away. Tho posloffice was demolished. The Indlnn ranchcrlo was wiped out. Ten people, werfe. rendered homeless and R considerable loss of domestic slock is feared. Tho total damage to crops find properly cannot yet bo estimated, b.nt it Is feared ft will run close to HARA REGIME UPHELD HON'OI-fJI.U, July motion railing for a vote expressing iack of in tho cabinet headed by Premier liana was defeated In the diet by nrroverwhelming vole today, ac- cording to a radio mcssago lo the .Vipini Jiji. n local Japanese language newspaper. The vote against the measure find 14.5 in favor of con- dcnitiinK.lhc llara resime. BAR SILVER -NEW- YORK. July silver, S5 1-2; foreign 93 1-2. HUNGARIAN BOYCOTT CONTINUES VIENNA, July Hungarian boycott continues. The workmen us- th'at tho country Is sealed tight The charge that-lho linn garian eoldlers ure kidnapping girls and mistreating women In the fron tier lowus. One'of I5cs( Known Men of Pass District Passes Witty Writer (Soficlnl to Th'a Herald) I'EKNIE, July phono message from Klko thfs afternoon announced the snilden death of Kred Iloo, one ot the oldest and.most widely known residents of the town. The message staled lhat Mr. Iloo had ealen his lunch nt the Columbia hotel, and complaining of not feeling well, went into the elltlng-rooin nnd in a nhorl time after someone entered lo find his lifeless form stretched a couch. Coroner Thomson left at once for the place, Is not likely lhal an Inquest will ho necessary. Prod Koo was widely -and well known throughout Ihe entire Pass country and wag a most genial ami companionable man, always taking great interest In all public, affairs, es- pecially those things which pertained to the Intel-eats of Klko. where ho lias conducted a general merchandise busi- ness for several years. He leaves a wife and several grown-up children lo mourn his departure. British Soldier is Killed in Fighting in Tippeiary BELFAST, July Stolies. who was discharged Ihreu ago from the Hritish army'and appointed to organize.lhe defebco .oC police hcadrinarters in Ireland, was killed during an attack oh the .new- port barracks in County Tipperary yesterday. A.Court Mix-up TJUI.FAST, Jnly.13.-0f the. 100 petty jurors sumniimed for duty iir assizes court here yesterday only mon were present when court ojieiL- cd, More than SO .of the appeal cases before the tribunal had been withdrawn, -il is announced. A re- markable feature of the incident >Vas that yesterday a riinn Fein conn reached decisions on most ail the ap- peals listed for hearing before assizes court and barristers and solid.. tors were in attendance. Mr. Roo was perhaps best known for his witty corres'pomlence dealing with the Klko local news, which ap- peared in Alberta and D. C. papers. Thu Ilornlrl has ofi fievcrnl occasions published humorous coittribuilons from his juen. NEW YOKK COMMENT ON CANADA'S MEW PREMIER XKW YORK. July Tana- dian the retire- ment (if Sir Uorden and the appointment of Arthur JMclghett ttiUic premiership of Canada, the New York World says: "Whether Mr.' Mefghen'K elevation to the prcmiRrship marks the an- lironcliIng'ciUl of the Mbernt-ConserV alive cpalilion of war times and Ihe formation of ?i now party in tbfi Do minion remains to boi .snnn, Ifp. he- longs by education and training to tho Harden Eclipcl of statesmen rather than to that of the lale Uueral Sir Wilfrid Kanrisr, bul in Canada as In Uritain Mic war traditfoiis ,of unflcd policy slill have forte nnd m defer for it lime a new alignment ot. parllc.i." LADV EATON FLIES TORONTO. July Eiton of this tily was a passenger in (he HiMiop-Barker flying hoat made a front Muskoka lo.Toronto last one hour anil 36 ntin- HtOI. ;