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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. TWELVE PAGES LETHBRJDGE, AIAERTA, TUESDAY, JULY TWELVE NUMBER 186 -SHAMROCK WINS RACE Enormous Increase in Wages, is .Granted to Rail Workers in United States BfEANS 525 MONTH EACH TO TWO MILLION MEN CHICAGO, July pir cent incieasp 18 in freight will be necessan to meet Ilic 2t jx.r cent .raard gianlcti railroai! lo- I' Whittiei, president of Association, stat- ed lo tlie railroad labor board. HERALD'S WEEKLY CROP REPORT NUMBER. 13. CHICAGO, Tul% 20 -TheUn ited Slates'.nulway board award- ed Ihc'nearl} two million organ- )Jilv.av increases totalling 'Hie increase amounts to ap- proMiiidtch 21 pci cent of the present rales of pa> Retroactive'to May 1 "The board 'assumes as the basis Jof this the-award.yays, "the continuance io'full force and the rules v of the Onited States railroad ad The Intent of this dc clsion-in thatHhe named increase ex cept as otherwise stated shall bo added to the rite ot compensation es tabllshed b% the United States rail Th6rawatdr1s retroactlve'lo May 1 jof this year. The decision 'of the board grants't' the appr'oisimalelj per cent of the billion doMa which the) sought Presidents of all the leading broth ibrhbuds- and representatives of railroad managers were present when the decision made public. The Increases Tlie follov Pnase.iger sen ngmccrs am inotoriticn, firemen ami helpers, S1 daY I reTght ten fire ineij i daj Vard firemen an.hour. Passenger tick tt collectors, baggagemen, flagmen uml brakcmcn, a niunth em a mouth. Freight flag- In on snid lirakemen, a day. j Siiperserting-mlcs established by tlie railroad ndministralton the board fixed the following Kcliedutos 1 Yard. servIcc-r-ForCTUCn, a 'dayj helpers, switch tenders, 55.01. Hostler hostlers 3G.14 a day; -inside hostlers, ?5.CO a day; helpers. The, rblloivlrig lutreasea were an- tborLzeiLfor shop employees. Supervisory forces Machinists, boilermakers: and blacksmiths, sheet me till workers, electrical workers, IKKvermeu, moulders, cupola ami corerhfikers. Including 'those with leas than four years' .experience nil crafts, .13 cents an hour. Regular and and helpers, all classes, 13 cents an hour. Car clean- ers.'fivc cents an hour. Telegraphers, tetcpboflo. agents; towe.rmeh, ', tower ami train block operators nhd.atalTmeh, 10 ceiitsan hour. -Aleuts at -small uon'telegraph stations, five cents mi hour, Tho following Increases were grant- ed ihalnteriance of jvny and unskilled forces: CoiiHlrucllon forces, their assistants, section, track and maintenance fore men, and assistants ami mechanics In these departments, 15 conUati hour. Laborers employed in shops and nnindl'ouses, JO cents an hosir, Mechanics, helpers In bridge and building: department si track laborers. com'mon laborers, bridge tenders, hoisting- firemen, pumper, engineers, crossing wAtchers or, flagmen and lamp lighters awl tenders, centi an hour. Train dispatchers are given an In- crease of 33 cents an hoilr, and yard- masters ,ancl 'assistant yardmnsters, 15 cents an hour.1 Further fncreasea CHICAGO, July increases graiHcrt in the U.'.S. railway board award are added lo the estab- lished rates for clerical and station forcRs: Storekeepers, chief rifirks, fpre'meii and other clerical supervisory forces; clerks with ono or more years' rat.rortdl experience, Irnin and engine cren- callers, station innslcrs, train announcers, gale men, Reports of remarkable" growth and splendid stands, together with the an- nouncement that rye cutting for grain vill the. latter end of this veek, feature this week's crop record, iluce issuiog theilteruld's 12th week- y crop report a'Week7 ago, Southern Alberta has experienced the hottest week.of the year." buckily there n almost every; district of the south, splendid moisture surpluses wheii the warm weather set the result hat the growth hag been phenomenal, is practically all now headed out. most of it a height tnd there IB 'every- -indication that it will fill well." Another general .rain luring tha end of; the present week up an. ideal: condition for 3Uing the berries and making the crop yield Some; reports today .ell-of lieaVv> containing 60 to 55 ber- ries, and-as, in most cases; the stand S fairly heavy, some very heavy crops may be expected. Given a continu- ance of the past month's ideal conui- crops of -.0 to per acre reported when the threshing machines start work. So far this season there have bee no hot winds to straw and ripen the grain in lo_o rapidly. This, with the presence of A. good supply of BUb-siirfdcc moisture." baa bad the effect of carrying along well, and tiplendid yields Jho presence of ueeds in many fields will'have'the effect of reducing the jield gcnenllj to extent Unfortunately the farmers did hot have tlie money rior the horse power fior the" feed durins the spring to do the work on the laud which should bave'been done. The backward seed- ing conditious also had an effect on the state of tilth.'with the result, that weeds-were allowed to get "an early start. However, it. the crop yleHe its well as is expected tlio farm- ers will be'in a better position next spring work which should have been done7 this spring; The hopper menace in a few dis- tricts is serious, enough but on r- the whole it Is being well combatted and it is not expected thai the total.los> from this cause will be. large. Hay crojis, especially xvhere. upland hay is usually cut, :wiil be large, and there is expected to be a surplus of feeci-this year with resulting lower prices for hay. The north Is'said to heavj natural hay cropb Alfalfa is in full sniag ant] yields of to tons per acre from the first cutting are-.being reported from Coaldale. There is splendid pasture on the prairies. Much of the grass Is seed ing. have tba-effect :ot seeding down the natural range whJcli is highly desirable -alter.'it.has been cropped oft so closely for tbe.pasl two or three years. A lot ,of splendid aumra erf allow lug is being done ubile in distrltts there Is. considerable breaking. Sonio districts-have been visited-bv fino showers and yesterday, but these are by no" means general. (Coutlr.ued on Page Four.) Ultimatum Discussed in BritStt Housc-rCharge Arabs Properly Treat FKENlCH WISH 1c ESTORE ORDER Jttly The govera- as attacked m the house of last night William "Ormsb) Oore Unionist GREAT Where America Races Are NoWf Being Staged Crops in Manitoba and Saskatchewan Needing Rain Badly SASKATOON, July a radius- of 25 miles of Saskatoon there has heen so little rain that it Is un; that the district >vil! produce more thin seed larger pait of the area Is injured UByond recovery, C. N. Mixed WINNIPEG, July Canad- ian iveeklv i.ron renoit of Canadian Nationil is .sued under dale of July ID reflects the fact that rain iiiftho west .during Iho last month has been largely of a local- nature. Some districts report condit- ions excellent, some fair and somo that rain Is badly required to make the yields better than 50-iier cent, of nor- mal. In all the Red River, settlements' moisture is needed to maintain sary growth and lo help Till the grain which Is rapidly.hearting out. 'Morris reports that late grain In that district is arid that flux Is turning yellow. Ail through Southern and South- western Manitoba are gen erallj 'favorable and good jielus are promised Onlj three lo four localities 'eport tiiat nui is desirable in this area Wh_eat is from 50 to SO per_ccnt head ed out From Portage la Prairie to" Dauphin aud .Sivan River and reports are of a satisfactory-nature Rain be'beneficia! but no set- backs baic occuirod as Oakiille, e of Porlage reports in exceeding ]y heavy crop of wbert with prospect of harvest beginning at tho end o? this month. In the Nocpavva district crops are light but immediate rains would make improvement. .South of'Ncop: avra, Carberry reports heavy ami the fanners are smiling at the pro's- pert of a real biiiiiper crop. Russell and Yorklon scnd'-iu- very (Continued on Page Nine.) BULLETINS SAN .DIEGO, Calif., July 20. fack Johnson, fonnei weight clitimpion pugilist, cross- 'cd the inldrnatioiial boundary lino from Mcsico nenr here to- day rind arrested by a dep- uty Unilc'd Slates marshal, Johnson- is nntlcr in Chicago for 'violation of Urn Mann Act. (Continued on Pago Nino.) Ruth Makes 32nd Homer NEW TORK, July liuth gpt his thirty-second homer in the firat game against Chicago today. Waldo Hindu Won't Police Seeking Assailants (From Our Own Correspondent) I'KHN'IB, July Singh, tho Hindu who was so badly beaten up last Friday night in.a slixclt near Waldo, Is rnucM heller today arii Ihore seems liltlo danger of there beliiB a falal ending of the mldtiighi. Iragedy. N'6 nrftsls have yet been made but the provincial nolieo will not llnne their search for tlift two yfmng men, Hie Schnrdleii hrolhers, who n suspected o( having been' the r.ssa! arils of i T Ml- Is Better In Hand Asserts Bonar Law July Associated leader of.the government Tn the house of commons; stated fast night that the government Was getting "the Irish situation better In hand." He safd that nothing would be gafnsd by the Introduction of mar? tlal but the government was. considering what additional pow-' ers could usefully be secured by legislation. By this -state- ment. It is presumed he meant the abolition of trial by jury, Two Die From Burns At Medicine Hat MEblCINE HAT, July R, B, Pyper and City Foreman W, Jackson, who vvefe burned as a result of an txplos- ion In 'a manhole yesterday, died this mornlnfi. movetf adjournment to call attention to the Fretfch pollen in Svrla and get a clear declaration of the British pol- icy regarding itl Jlr. Ormsby-Gore aized that the moral responsi of, government was mvohe'd in vier ot specific pledges it hart iu support of A rabid n indcfrendence iiitereat-In the MiddJe East, he. declared, was restora- tion of while the inevitable out of ttiS'French 'Ultimatum would be forimofe.BritlGh troops and money He. added Jt wa-5 Brlti pledges alone wLlch brought Arabs u to the on the of ihe allies waated to know vhetlier committed to provWo meir anft'monej- to assist the French, to averting authority over the {neludlDgr Aleppo and Da independence neguar anteed1 r He IhatriWhatever the Brit- ish policy was, it should he clearly defined to both the French Arabs Must TreafArabs Right Karl a'Coall turn Mr Ormebv Gore resented used the allies In the war and iban luning rjem afte'ward for the saKe of Frencfi He did not bcljevp "Englishmen would, be ivilUng tu fight their former Dallies, he added. Afajor General J Seelj CoaH tjpti-Liberal, thought-' the. French act- eU.advisedly, if, they with- drew tflelr torces from CUIcia prob ablv'tens oE thousands -of Armenians would be massacred. Andrew Bonar Law contended the promise- of Arab independence was not incompatible with the mandate and that; King Feisal of Syria .had atteiid- ctl U.e conference whert'the mandate lo the French Earlier in the'rtay, replying -to questions, Mr. Boiiar had said thai the Frencli uUinialum had been to (he s.uprenie council. Replying to criti- cism 'be said last night it was not Great. Britain's business to Interfere unless the French action was so out- to be in violation of the peace treaty nnd Iho principles of the hcaguc of Nations, He said the gov onnncnt bail wllii'the French government and had received a reply lo the effect thai there was no intention that the mili- tary occupation should be permanent but thst as soon as order was restored the troops v.ould be withdrawn Lord Hugh Cecil Untonistrand oth tsrs expressed satisfaction with the Frericu undertaking. No. action was taken on motion. The aoove Is tlm location ptt Sandr Hook_-where tlie-liilrteanthititBtoric Americas Cup Derty is in progress Eat-h raca will'he 30 the stalling poinC off the Ambrose Light vessel The Hrst and ihlrd races will be 15 miles'to indward anil return the second aii'l fourth 1C necessary, wll Tje_around an equilateral trlacgle. 10 miles to a lee Ibo tuminf qiarkg Ijeln located on sector Tie iO-m'le sector extends from oft Long Branch.aon the Jersey cpaa1, to the middle Lang on tne Lone [aland, shore The 15 mile sector extends from off Ashhuiy New Jewe> to jtfst Jones 'nlet'gn tha Long Island shore line HlghrauBs' New Jersey'coast, is the highest point of vantage from the rates may by the aid of powerful field classes 1hi> time limit for finish ing. a race 19 sit hours If one jacht has not finished within that time the race will be'resailed on the next scheduled racing dnj' Russian Soviet Reject British Peace Proposals 'Answer to British Plan For Armistice With Poland Vir- tual Refusal LONDON. British government's reply to the note of Foreign Minister Tchitcherin of soviet Russia, regarding an armis- tice with Poland will be ditpateh- ed. tonljM, ,-lt intimates 'that if the Russians advance further Into Poland airarrangements for trade between Great'Britain and Rus-' sta.wili be. broken off. YACHT RACE NEWS 1 ON PACE NINE The running slory of today's America cup yaclit race wlUbo found on pnge nlno. Back From Rome, Condemns Movies Divorce and Feminism Also Are Dangers of Present Hour, He Says QUEBKC, July (Canadian ,Cardlnar 'Be- gin., on (he occasion of his return from Rome htis Isijiied a paaloral letter In the form of a message. In which he speaks highly of the province o( Que- bec. Jleferring to Uolshevlsni anil strikes of all kinds which affecting all parts of the ho afltis that ft the province of has :beeri. able to ooviaie these rtlfllcullien, It is due lo the moral standard which exists here, based on the> traditions which make of the prorln'ce an example of pro'- gre'ss'without revolution. Comment- ing on 'dangers of the present hour. Cardinal Begin condemns diVorce and feifilnisin ad dangeroug theories. He siiggesteil that means he taken to pre- vert children from attending "movies" which cren thf best, are noxious (or them. AERIAL NAVIGATION IN EUROPE (NCREASE3 PAHIS, July -Matin calls attention to the rece'nt Increase In aerial navigation, saying IhfI there frc're 272 flights between Paris and London during Juno LONDON, July reply of the RuAsTan soviet government to the British concerning an armls-j tlce.wlth'Polantf 'rejects In sub- 'stance'the British peace propos- ats, according to the London today publishes a summary of-the soviet answer. Poles Up Against It BERLIN, Jujy Polish-tele- graph, administration announces that it cannot guarantee tho, delivery ol messages from or to Poland or mess- ages .'Intended for. Internal sloii, bwliig to the military situation. The Ultimatum to Prem- ier JUoyd George's ultimatum Tlussla. that If.the armistice proposals were not. Britain and hfir allies would ocfeml Poland, with all-thelr forces and In every way, Today's Race Told By Bulletins wins. finished un- official. C-. i SANDY HOOK; July rock IV. today won another race from the American lute and needs only one. more .vic- tory to lift the 'America's" cup. At 1.30 p.m. Shamrock was 300 yards in the At p.m. nearly half- mife iti lead, Yachts four mljes from first leg. At 2 o'clock Resolute had ed, cutting down Shamrock's lead to a quarter of a mile. V' (Cohtinucci on Page time.) Nasty Spill When Ford Turns Turtle at Blairmore Our Own Correspondent) -Inly nasty accident occurred-on Sunday after- noon last which resulted In serious Injury to seyeral occupants of a Ford car travelling from Blairroore to Cole- man. The'car-which was being driven by J. C. Q'N'ejl, manager of the Pass Branches of P.. Burns Co., when passljfg anoihc'r car on, tha road op- posite McLaren's (Lumber Mill, about one milo from Irfalrmorc, struck a Irirjse rock and completely turned turtle. helng thrown from Iho car, receiver! serlotis Injuries anil his recovery was doubtful for several hours but he repftrled to be but .of other cccdpants of the car included Jllss' Beatrice Blarrt, of .Blairmore, were all moro or less' severely bruised1 and sh'aken, I. '.V- i V-i-Vf Ten miles of-the 30-mile trian- gular course 'challen- rounded the'fifsTmark ahead of the American defender.Resolute In today's international Shamrock turned mark" at by the excur- slon fleet, which blew great blasts on their whistles. 'Resolute was 600 yards astern. Resolute turned'-the mark at v At 3 o'clock with-three mllet on second leg completed the- rock Is leading by fully half a m.lle. At half the course cohered In half the time limit. .Shamrock leading by nearly a mile. 'Shortly after p.m. observ- ers aboard a destroyer reported the Shamrock was a' mile and a quarter ahead of the Resolute. At 4 o'clock the'Shamrock two miles from second mark and mov- ing slowly. Resolute more than a mile astern. Shamrock runt into a soft spot and Resolute decreases "lead, At wind'.shifted to south- west after having been northwest. Shamrock 'IV. first to round the second turning mark In today's race for the America's Cup. ..Her turning time.was t Resolute was more than a mile astern, Resolute sailed the last mile of the second leg In fast time, gain- ing on the Shamrock, .anrj giving promise of a close race, I Resolute second tesolute Was Passed Early- in. Race and Never Headed Win- Had Some Luck Only One More Win in -Next Three Starts to Lift Cup. S.S. day's race wac a triumph for tf.t sailing qualities of thei Shamrock and the sticraft of Captain Bur- ton, whole courage handling of the -challenaer ,wis admired by experts Victoria. His prowess wasV'esRei cfally admired-on when, by stroke, he succeeded simuHjlliam- fy In sailing closer to the line and nearer his course; and secondly, by setting a small forestay sail 1 below the jib' topsail, a movement1 unexpected by This gave Shamrock a much stronger drive in the light breeze; than the Resolute, which still was using a'baloontr. Tho Weather NEW YORK, July forecast for Sandy. Hook; N. J., Sandy Hook today, oentle'rto: moderate and nostly northwest to west northwest. Fair weather. The Start HOOK" July Thom- as challenger Shamrock IVL. sailed over tho .starting Una .aheid. of. the' American ReBolute- in today's race for the America's cup and hreezed anayion the first 10 mile leg of a-30-mile I triangular course, -i reach out'to sea. x Burton Sails Today SAVDY HOOK, July in toda> s race for the America's cup clung not only to Whether Shamrock IV or Resolute won, vhetlitt i Captain Via P Burton, ot tne Upton ciafl would make a show ins that would Sir Thomas in keeping him tu the 'rDieBatiefacliuii was reported to run among the Lipton fofces aften Saturday's-contest nhichvwas.called off when her heels to the' British sloop? hail heen unable to cross the finish luie within the six hours With Captain Burton's -handling of- the challenger under flro; Sir Thomas would not deny that he hid virtually, decided to replace Shamrock's com mander with another member of hts yachting staff.. Ho did, however, JeC it-be known that Captain llurto'u would sail again today. 'He added- ih'l'fi significant commaat. "After that L cannot say." r It is understood that Captain Bui ton had asked for another ch'anco and this had been granted him It fs ex pccted, therefore, that he nill 'shou the best he baa In him today, for lo an America uujV sloop in the middle of a regatta would Upton's Sweetheart With the-score standing 1 to 0 fn favor of Shamrock because of withdrawal of the Resolute'In tho firs! race after her mainsail had fallen al- most to the deck, the crew were coufi dent today that they would able to win threp out of five races and re tain, the'cup in the United Stales', From the other camp came'word that Sir Thomas was sure his Irish sweet- heart had the sailing qualities needed to capture two more contests and lifl the bollomless pewter trophy. Larger Clubsail Shamrock IV. wll! use a larger club. sail in today's race and as a sho will be, required-to give Resolulu; a time allowance of seven .minutes and one or 21 seconds over the previous allowance. Sailing experts expect that Sham- rock will show unexpected sailing speed- when she carries Iho wind suited to her and finds a sen that will not pound against her bow. and kill her suecd, Ask Henry to Help "Maybe, I'll Shamrock as a flivver and see what" sho can oald Sir. Thomas today. "I askcil Menry Ford the other day when he visited me if he could put an1 Invisible motor. In-my boat." A heavy fog mantled the sea this morning and through tho murk came tho Warning cry of the sea Bireu on Iho Ambrose channel llghl vessel, iifne miles away, clear; evidence that-the- northwest wind was much lighter off shore. i mark at unofficial time. At the second turn Shamrock had a lead of one minute 30 sec- onds, deducting her the home run Resolute gafned a few seconds. At 5103 the Sham-' .rock was about miles from tho finish. At SMS Resolute had gained nearly a minute since turning for the final. ITALIAN STRIKE IS SETTLED LONDON, July strike of and tramwaymcn in pro- gress in Italy; weeks lios besn ;