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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XUL TWELVE PAGES LETH8R1DGE. AI.BERTA. TUESDAY, JULY 27, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 192 ARMY SAVES IRISH Sir Hamar Greenwood Declares Only PrtSence' of Army Prevented Massacre BELFAST RIOTS ARE SECTARIAN STRIFE LONDON, 'July At, the house of cum- xuous last Natinu allsl "member .for West; Bel fast, mov- ed the'.adjournment atten- tion to the; riots in Belfast and else of the. government to afford protection to Jlo-uarc Catholics, assertlug that tun army of occupation in Irelalid should maintain HERALD'S WEEKLY CROP REPORT NUMBER issuing the. Herald's 13th weekly'crop report a week ago splendid raius, have fallen over, the entire south. On Wednesday right, July 21sl, two hours' -heavy .rain was reported at nil points. This varied in' ntensity eomewhat, tha district Imme- diately surrouuding Le.thbridge, and th.t cailern end of the Southern Al berta. division 'receiving' lightest o! the raiu'. Elsewhere' the rains were being eitremel> BO in some plafes On the whole the rain of the week ovcr'the south on the acreage'Which be cut can now be made fairly, safely. In 1915 the wheat y.ield over Ihe Lelhbridge ares waa.36.001 hush- els to the acre. This is the provincial department's, official Tep'ort. That the wheat acreage this year will average 20 bushels now appears more .than likely tliera is more than a chauoe (hat-it will average 25. This 'will be for the atta'that'will be cut; Cutworms, the wind damage and grass- hoppers probably reduced the taking it over the whole dis- Crotfs Nest Section, All-Red Rdfite, Best Pathinder Sees FERNIE, B. C., July P. Gomery, who Is on tour from Montreal to''Vartcouver surveying out'a transcontinental auto road on Canadian arrived In Fernle yesterday and reports a most satisfactory trip so the British Columbia road through Crow's Nest Pass the name 9f being the best road over which he and Mrs. Gomery have passed on their journey, gave the crops the needed moisture 1 tricl, by 15 per cent. The wheat acre- make them fill; and' carry them through till harvest. Points, east of Bow Island and In the Manyberries age sown on the Lethbrldge division was in Ihe neighborhood of acres, so that the area which will be countr) vould like a hltle more rain! cut be somewhat Setter than 1, the order Ja'hies. Sexton.j the journment staled1 Inat unless horrible business Bended qulcklr, no protesting agjlnst the "unjuslifl able conducl ot the mlhtarj autr-ori ties in firing on the Hedemptorist Monastery at Ofbharrr; Belfast, on the were the building." The resolution .declares that "the Jirelext has not one particle ot. foun- dation' to support and adds: 4 "We have not yet-heard that an out- rags such as this occurred in Belgium during German occupation; It was dirailed lhat the resolution he sent "Sinn Fein rnmistr} of foreign transmission, to 'the1 governments'of. Europe .and the ,United Stales. right awa> to carrr the crop through safely, but these are the only dis Irlcls which do" .not send in glowing reports' of crop conditions. Threshing will start neit Monday at Nobleford, weather permitting This _ "if the 14th weekly Vsport The Noble ;ad- Foundatlon-will start threshing with the opening of August and expect to machines going from then until" the end. of-tie threshing season Wheat is in the milk dough slage, and the middle of.August prom; ises to see wheat cutting started with cutting of whear'general.'hy'the 201U aioath. Grain .coining in rapidli The warm weather between Mins continues forcing the gram at an almost unbelievable rale Every, .week sees the'prospects for a big crop increasing In the districts ulilch have been favored hi heav) rains .there are estimates of many fortv bushel crbps, some fields will do belter. Bushels of Wheat Bslimates. of ;th'e averagei yield all acres That this will'jleld at least 22.000.000 bushels or' consider- ably letter than the 1917 wheat yield, is a "comparative estimate.- H would not be at all surprising if "actual re- sults tolal wheat 25, hushels or better. Oats; and; other grains have been coining along rapidly since the rains and promise better. yields than been expected at first. .Tie oat yield; however, will not be a large'one much of this" grain .was. sown late and there was a lot of frosted northern seed sown which did not germinate. cutting is almost over for the first harvest and yield has been'between lit and two tons per acre.. almost as heavy as last year and a 'much hetter: qrialitT.- Tim olhy Is ripening''In rapidly'and.cutting will start with the new month. Augus" will be. harvest-month in Southern Alberta, ,and within a month it i-111 be the threshing machine in- stead of. the'estimate 'Which will be tel'ing the yields. French Demand Soviets Assume Russia's Burden Important Franco-British Con lerence at Boulogne Will Dis- cuss Bus of Negotiations With Bolsheviks Net Consent to Surre nder of Gen. Wrange! (Coritinned-ou Page. King Missing For 42 Hours Found Where He Was Lost If Railway Wage Granted, Jump In Rates Necessary Minister of Railways Says Wage Question Not Settled But Will Be Soon J. D.j Held, minister of railways, and B. Jlanniij president of the Canadiati Na- Ijonal lines, returned1 here from Vic- toria today and will remain unlll to- morrow night. Askcil as to the M'ago increases which an Ottawa dispatch Indicated were'going Inio offset, Mr. Ilanim refused ,lu make any, slate'- ment. He said the whole matter of wage increases on Canadian railways .yas much exercising the minds of the management and the whole ciiieslioti would have to be settled shortly. Ho'pointed oiif, if the demands of'the men, originally marie 'last met, It would larse'increases In freight and rssscngor r.iica Inevitable. Drops Out of Sight For Nearly .Two Days, Then Reappears -Just as Mysteriously At half past ten Tuesday morn- ing the missing'boy, Jackie King, found on Stafford's' Bottom about two hundred.yards from No. 3 by Torn Lewis, who viorks there, "The spot.where he wSY located Is, according-to the father, just about where he was last seen before missed. The child is net'able to speak, so cannot give, an-account of what had happened to him. He appears to be none'the worse for his ad- venture, Mr. King strongly .holds to the view that the.boy.had been kid- napped and the hue and cry ralserf disappear- ance, he bad beer, brought back and left where he was picked- up, Ke seemed not to be'at all hun- gry and looked as If he had been cared for during'his absence, It was only this morning, that Mr. King was in the .Herald office with regard to giving a full description of him1 and offer- ing a reward of }1uO for any In- formation that would lead to his discovery. In ali the boy. was missing for 42 hours- All afternoon Monday 40 Mounted Police, .several A. P. P. and Mr, Kjng and friends searched frantically for the chlldr and his sudden reappearance on a spot which searched a dozen tlmes'by many pairs of eyes to add to the mystery surrounding the disappearance. FIFTH RACE IS UNDER WAY IN LIGHT BREEZE Start Postponed Two Hours Before Breeze Wai Strong 11 Miles Require 1% Takes Lead From Challenger, Which Made Best StarlfV v PAHIS, reniter MI lie rand, accompanied .Foch, Fred- erick Francolsijlarsal, minister of fin- ance, and Philippe Berlhelol, political director of the'foreign office; left at-8 o'clock thts morning for. Boulogne, where.he wiil'rdiscuss .wilh Premier Lloyd Georgejjthe Russian soviet pro- posal for conference-between the allies of the Rus- sian soviet :gpYernment. It is reported; that Premier Miller- and, founded by the_BntIsh govern1' ment on (he question, gave as pre- liminary cphdjtfpri .to .entering negot- wlthri'ttieiRtissianE: .the, ack- of inter- national' agreements of former Rus- sian and confirmation by the. Russian people tha Soviet's authority. The probabilitj- Is also expressed that M. ilfllerand will refuse to agree to.the request in the Russian note for surrender of General the anti-Bolshevik leader in Southern Russia' and that he will ask ed Slates to participate in tho London it is held. All the newspapers attach consid- erable importance! to'the new situa- tion resulting from the proposal of M. Tchitcherln and today's meeting be- tween the British and French prem- iers.- With the ciceplion of the Socialist newspapers are unanimous in support of the government plan to demand of. the soviet gove.rnment recognition bt engagements of'former Russian gbvernmentB.- .According to the Echo Do Paris, M, Millerand wljl ask' that the govern- ment, of GeaftVal Wran'gel End otlier governments made up of what form- repre- sented at the proposed. London.confer PLANES OFF fr 0 "TO EBMONTON I Tilly 27V American army airplanes head- "ed for Edmonton -at 10 a.m Tho first machine 9.51 and circled until the other three were in the air. Hundred Telegrams of Greeting Meighen Invites Them to Study Resources of The Dominion. Ottawa Man Dies At Years Edward Huckabone, Said To Be Oldest Canadian Lived Under Six Sovereigns ;CHUR6H'S OPPORTUNITY LIES IN SOCIAL LIFE DECLARES KING GEOROE LONDON, July As- sociated flenrge, in re- ceiving the. bishops attending the I.ambeth conference, said: convinced that a'great oppor- tunity lies church loday if, acting in the spirit ot your declara- tion, sho will identify herself wllh the social as well as Ihe spiritual llfd of, the people and set herself to servo us an interpreter bringing lofty lileats nnd siiirifimllly inlo close touch with the practical needs of Iho workday. FRENCH WHEAT PRICE IS FIXED TILL END OF YEAR PAUIS. July senate yes- terday adopted a law regulating the price of wheat, the rate fixed being 100 francs a. The lawjcarries amendments requiring approval' _by the chamber of deputies. II pas said tho government expected cortfrol of wheat to-cease at Iho end of the year but refused to Include a pledge to this effect in thp, It is. Intended to continue eighty per ceni. milling and adulteration of flour to avoid heavy importations. ff k 't N. S. ELECTION RESULTS WILL BE BULLETINED The results of thfl Nova ScoJ tin election today will be secur- ed by the-llerald by bulletin to- night. These results will be ff merely a sumniary and will not bo in delail. Those wishing lo secure the rcetill should tele-' phone 1524. -ir OTTAWA, July Huckabone died'last week'at. the residence of his son Robert, near llankin, Renfrew county, at the age of 109 years. It is claimed by his children lhat he was the oldest man in Canada and liad '.lived under slit nritish sovereigns from Oeorge lit: to Oeorge V. lie wos horn on the tanks of the Ot- tawa river, not far from this and Is survived by eight one daughlcri 52 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. LOS SHAKES ONCE MORE LOS ANGELES, July A sharp earthquake shock at a.m. today rattled windows In downtown buildings and awak- sned prisoners In the county jalF, who immediately set up a iiow] to be released. Reports from var- ious parts of the city, however, snow that was o'one, Turk Army Flees in Panic .When Adrianople Is Taken ATIIBNS, -July taking in Adrianople, according to nn offlcla.l communication, virtually ends five days operations against Jafar Tayar'fi principal forces. The campaign was carried out according to schedule, the armies In Thrace, on the Marllea and Rodpsto Joining forces at tha proper moment, and advancing rapidly cilnporslng Iho enemy. The .Turks in a panic, throwing away theli1 arms and abandoning and ammunition. Tho Turkish commander from Adrfanoplc in ati automobile', proceedlofi lo KSft, Jji cscancjl SYDNEY, N.S..'July Z7.4-A hundred telegrams of welcome; awaited the overseas delegation to Imperial Press, Conference when they Mt foot in Canada'at Sydney for a seven .weeks' tour'.of Canada. Pre- mier Meighen and raein.bersr of the federal the provincial- llau- tenant-governors and premiers, presi- dents of boards of tradetahd mayors, Sir Arthur Currie, Sir Lomer, Gouiu, President neatly of the. Canadian Pa- cific., railway and scores of prominent inen'throughout the Dominion joined in extending welcome to the. delegates and of .the-significance to imperial unity of; tho second im- perial press Arthur Meighen, premier of be- half ot the government of Canada, said "I; cordially to the imperial press conference to the Dominion. I invite you to rnako during your visit, an investigation of Canadian resource's and.conditions as complete as the time at your dis- posal will permit, and.1.assure you a hospitable greeting and-, a warm ap- preciation of the high purpose you liavii in mind from the people cf Canada. The store of information wlitoh yon will licqulro of this coun- try people will learn In other parts, of the em- pire, cannot fail to lie of. great ad- vantage to all." .Other Greetings. C. J. Dolierty, minister of jus- tice; lion. Sir James LougheeJ Hon. P. B. Hlonrliii of the federal' cabi- net, Sir Chas. Kitzpalrick, 'iiou. A, TascliCTCau. Sir Jinn. Clias..Stewart, Lake, lion. Wni. Martin, Saskatche- wan; Sir James Alkln, Lleut.-Col. Ber- nard, Premier Oliver of D.ritisli Colum- bia, iinil.Jlon. T. C. MorriS, Man.loba, were among the senders of good wish' es for tiie success ot the conference. The delegates landed from -the steam- ship Victorian at 10 a.m. and wcfc taken at once by automobile on a sight-seeing trip. A big attendance from Sydney. Korlh Sydney, Sydney Mines and Glaco Bay signalized the first formal function of tho town, the civic- luncheon In Sydney. Lord iiiirnliani, as chairman o( the conference, acknowledged the mayor's spe'ech of welcome. Greeting Pleases SYDNEY, X.S., July may say that we aro more than charmed; we are overwhelmed wilii the warmth and whole-heartedness cf our welcome (o Canada." This wan'tho message of greeting which Viscount Burnham gave the Canadian Press on behalf cf the over- seas delegates to Iho Imperial Press Conference from (ho steamship Vic- torian, as slio steamed Into Sydney harbor at noon today. Tho message continues: "As though the welcome of the clly Abjectly Apologize However Blaming on Poor Rail Transportation LONDON, July Turk- ish delegates will not sign the peace treaty today, owing to their Inability to reach Paris in time. A rather apologetic note.from the Constantinople government to the British foreign, ojffice yesterday said that traffic Interruptions .which probably were the result of military prevented the delegates' arriving In the t'lme given by the allies, which expir- es tonight-" t 'r 't the scheduled time, the Herald could not get the result until after the "Canadian-Press" Leas-.; ed Wire closed at 3 o'clock, Alberta time. Arrangements, however, have 'been made to get bulletins on the result, and those interested may secure the result by telephoning 1221. WILL BULLETIN RESULT Owing to the fact that the fifth and 'deciding yacht race, of the America Cup series did not slart uutil 2.15 New York fast. time, or two hours later thau At 2 o'clock the preparatory signal was sounded for a start at Race started. Shamrock leading. At o'clock the yachts had gone about six and a of the. first teg of the' course, Shamrock had Improved her posi tlon to weather and was leading by several hundred yardi. At Resolute was .rapidly cutting down Shamrock's Tead, having better winrf. At only a few yards separ- ated the racers. r .Resolute Is slightly In-the lead At the sloops were ab6ut the outer mark Electors of Nova Scotia Deciding Big Issues Today Hundred Candidates in Running Liberals Win Or Will Groups Get it? Vancouver Island Hunk For Escaped Life Convict NANA1MO, B. C, July Vancouver Island Is aroused over a hunt for a bandit supposed to be the notorious George Van t Horst, life.convict some tirne ago. from .New.'-West- .minster penitentiary When con victed of Killing a .it was said that Van Horst had cache of worth of stolen diamonds on Vancouver'' Island. The fugitive, whose tralL was pick- ed up by the police yesterday, has. eluded his pursuers on several occasions by clever ruses Washout on G. T. P. Near Ed- monton is Oth- ers of Crew Injured HALIFAX, July elec- tors of Nova Scotia are deciding today whether Premier George Murray, victor In every provincial campaign' In'Nova Scotia since 1896, is to be given another lease of power, with a clear Liberal majority In the next house of assembly, or whether the province Is to be aftorded the opportunity of trying out tKe group form of government. Altogether 100 candidates will wait tonight for the returns of the presiding officer. Of these, 40 are Liberals, 31 Conservatives, 14 11 Labor, two Labor- Farmer, one .soldier arid one in- dependent. Fine Weather, Big Vote beautiful wcalhen throughout Ihe prov- ince today Is expected to bring out a largo vote In Ilia general provincial elections. Indications In Halifax were that a largo.woman's vote ivould be polled. The polls opened throughout too, province nt 9 o'clock, Atlantic standard time, and closed at 5 o'clock except in Halifax, owing to the day- light saving, they' will close 6 o'clock. EDMONTON, July man was killed and two others Injured ns the result of :i wreck on the Grand Trunk Pacific near-Magnolia liridce, about o'clock, this morning..' Ac- cording to'Information feceUed the long distance freight train which feflliero this'morning was derailed as a result of a washout. Fireman J. Clements Is reported kil- led; Engineer W. P. Baker received Injuries to lioth'lega and nnkles and Conductor 0. Conrad 1.8 ulso reported injured, but what extent is tiot known. The three victims all live Ini West Ed- monton. Klght or 'ten cats of -'grain jaro reported illtched. A..wrecking crew arid medical aid has been hurried to the scene. Alaska Planes At Edmonton NAMED H. B. LAND AGENT MONTREAL, July John H. Mc- Inloah, of has been nn- pointed resilient land affonl tor the Hudson's iu Kdmonlou. July Jhu Alaska flying expedition airplanes of the American army service ar- rived here at o'clock and were received .Mayor James East and Alderman Charles Hepburn, chairman of the civil re- ception committee, in airpianes piloted by Capt. May and Lieut. Gorman.. FOUR DIE, FOUR HURT IN MINE EXPLOSION KEMMEREIl. July Four men are dead anil four oth.ers, iiiay die as a result of an explosion of a pow- der magazine at Sublet Xo. 6 mine of the Kcmmcrer Coal. Company, 12 miles north of Komnieier yesterday. The cause of tlio explosion Is un- known, July fifth .International yaclrt. rbce, postponed Saturday because of too much wind, and declared off yesterday after the two cup sloops. _ bad floundered .around four hours In a calm, today was'ordered post- poned at o'clock at ule intervals while the crews whistled for a wind. Although eager to run off the hnal race and break tho, tie for the-Amer- ica's cup, skippers of Resolute anil Shamrock found scarcely a cupful of. air when they reached the Ambrose channel, lightship, the starting point In today'g 30-mile, windward and lee- ward contest. It no breeze the race will have to be postponed until' to- morrow, for it must be sailed-within six hoars and before sundown. The regatta'committee annouuced teat theltinie allowance'which Sham- rock must gne Resolute would remain at'O minutes and'40 seconds. Weather Prediction SAVDY HOOK, July forecast for Sandy Hook: Winds off' Sandy Hook today will be gentle and variable with fair -weather. May Have to Postpone SANDY'HOOK, July H: to the easterly "wind faded .away was almost a the lightship; Postponement'of-the race until later, in the day' seemed- probable. Drifting Match in Sight SANDY HOOk, July 27 t silics, a smooth, sea and a; seven-knot; j wind from these were con ditlons at S o clock this morning foi the fifth and Snal cup race? which at that hour promised to Info an other drifting match. Eager to run off the final race. whtch will determine possession America's cup, every in the horseshoe was hoping fdr a real that would naft the quick ly today's 30 mile and leeward course. Charles E. Nicholson, Shamrock's t designer, hoped that the race not be determined by a-fluke wind and x that the contest would demonstrate the of the sloops. "Win said Mr. Nicholson, 'we have learned much'here that.will be invaluable In the event of another challenge The yachting forces of Sir .Thomas' Wpton agree that a boat for boal con- test.for the cup would ter sport for the'public and added that any challenger has of victory .if It has to concede a time ot the single-stickers, made sail early today that the sun might, damp canvas Upton' Bound To Have Cup NEW YOHK July clian Thomas Linton has made provision in his will for the con: limialion of his efforts lo li'tViiiq cup, shpuM he proTj.unelK censftil during his-lifetime, lo i stor) printed bj the rrjbnne to da> The paper -Lipton's game.-Bght- for the America's cup ..over a period of 20 years will be continued -until success is achieved. The aged, sports- man announced tblBVemphalfcaily yesterday aboard his, steam yachtlVlc- toria, while watching his Shamrock struggle vainly in the doldrums.; "So keen'is his desire lo win the cherished trophy that he has made.a provision in his will, setting asido fund to construct challengers 'until tho cup iv won back for KngUiml, should be fall personally to achieve: Iho ainbilion ol his life. The fact that this, provision had been made came from one of Sir Thomas' English guests on board, In his tic illil not deny It." .Shamrock Takes Off Well SANDY HOOK, July IV. loday led Hcsolute across the start- Ing line in the final international yuclit race to settlfi tho destiny o{ tho America's clip. Starting on the 30-mile windward and leeward course charted for this afternoon, Shamrock had the heller oC It, her skipper northing nicely lo windward before the yachts'crossed tho both yachts hung back when :the starting signal was sounded at anil failed to reach the line before the two-minute liamllcop limit oxplr- ed. Thfi official .starling time was Iho same s for boll) cans" bolh had failed to cross wlthiii the two-minute handicap limit. Shamrock crossed the line on the starboard lack and Ihen came about on the port tack, apparently hunllng for a better breeze under the Jersey shore. Resolute did likewise. Tho sea was very smooth and there were Illlle quartering waves, from cither yachls. ,'The surprising feature of Ihe first; five minutes of sallifig was tlic way Shamrock hcfd herself on the edge of the wind. She pointed as (COnllniiDdTm ;