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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta i WELCOMES THEIRRIGATIONim WEDNESDAY, JULY LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, RECLAMATION IS BIG SUBJECT CONGRESS Boulogne Conference Decides On Sending Note to Russia For' That Purpose BRITISH ANTI-SOVIET NEWSPAPERS PROTEST Fourteenth Irrigation Association Congress Convenes This Welcomed by LieuL-Gov. Brett and Mayor of Vice- PresiJentMarnoch and report of Sec- Congress Associa- tionHas Held Yet Lethbfidge Welcomes Irrtgationists LONDON, July Lloyd .Eeorge before leaving Boulogne In formed the Keuter correspondent thai a complete agreement had been reach led on all points, :It had been decided .'subject, to Italy's 'approval, to send a (reply'to Russia, saying that certain must be' made clear before the "allies .wilt. nlte.nd the proposed con ilerence. Poland' and other horde .'j'sUte's must'participate in the confer lence whose'primary object is to, cs the'peace of Europe, Ther ithe conference, could'discuss the q'ues Ittons between P.ussia and the allic fwith a establishing norms arelallons. -spvlel. replies .that it'.coul (only make She con 'Serenes will fan to the accord (iris to Mr. Lloyd George...jlt'Uie sc [ivlet conference ca jrieet wlthia a'month. Th'e'BritUh'premier added that Prls roundly denounced, ono of them '''It will nring.nearer.that diplomatic of the soviet government rahieh WB 'especially detest and [dread.11. r -Premier Lloyd George, whom these anxious to "establish relations with'the soviet, is sharply as one ot them puts It, "for Bolshevik .and treating by his'policy a very serious situation." i Press Gratified PARIS, July Paris press is kratifled over the results pMhe Bou- logne conference. Moat o! the papers unite" in considering the outcome "a. in.M. Mlllerand's point- ing out that" he persuaded Premier Lloyd George to adopt the French views-loth on the Russian and coal liucstlons. "Tho'financial agreement concluded Pertlnax, political edi- tor of the Echo Paris, "remains to blame, but there is now a. light on the horizon and if; the wmmisslon .knows how to play the part assigned It, the of a fortnight ago will, bo reduced to the of temporary mistakes." Lcthbrldge Is the mecca of Ir- rlgatlonlsts today. Experts of continent-wide reputation, and farmers from of the south who are determined that before they 'are.- through then: will be a reclamation pollcy.that will result In_'..every, available acre In Western Canada being put "underTthe are. gath- ered together this'1 afternoon for the fourteenth annual convention of the Western Canada Irrigation Association, which every officer of the association looks-upon as ..fraught'with' possibiiifles of the greatest Importance.' With the fate of the Lethbridoe Northern, so financing the project is concerned, hanging .in the'balance, thr the 'convention' and .the 'action to be taken, on. the question of .gov- ernment aid for Irrigation con- struction is. being watched hy many agencies r-governments, railway companies arid conimer-- clal Institutions. B. ;C. delegates also are'greatly-Interested in question of 'aid for this Alberta irrigation scheme, have of acres proy- put under the.ditch.' IS PRESIDING AT THE BIG CONGRESS Alberta'E solution wlllHpoiht the way Then the dele-- gates, are here Income nufn- -bers from .the southwestern por- tl b n of ..the" are deep! y R. MARNOCH schemes financed If the Alberta schemec are financed.. What the governments do.for the Lethb'rldg'e' Northern will'jpolnt the Hills farmers., The; Largest Yet The far llio .larB- est in point 6f-.attendarice ever held h'ere. There ,aro more delegate's from remote points and there are five times as many actual farmers In 'attendance as was th'e case last year'at Medicine Hat. The 'Hat'delegation Is led by Lieut.-Col. Nelson -Spencer, who is fighting tor more irrigation in tho BoiilU. delegations of'farm- ers from'overy.point in Southern Al- berta where there is a1 possibility of getting an irrigation scheme, from Elzikoir. to Pincher Crock, and from Car'mangay to tlfe boundary. Lfeut.-Governor's Welcome afternoon session was called to order by'.Vice-Pres'ident Jlarnoch, in the alisehcs of Hon.. Duncan resident of the .-'organization. His lonor Lient.-fiovernor. Brett graced he antl welcomed (he.delegate's' on behalf ot ho province. 'His Worship .Mayor Hardie then issued a cordial welcome o the delegates on belialt of. tho city Vice-Presidcnt of the Western Canada Irrigation Association, whorls Eiding at tba fourteeuth, annual f vontioh now in Mr Jiarnoch especially'invites the citizens of Lcthbridge to attend the se.sBlon'.'to- nlght, the only night session bl the, convention. ,t Letbbrldfe, -the horns ot Ihs pioccer litigation, project to Canada, and tha the keenest Uon for of Irrigation la entertaining tho neit three days the to the Fourteenth An- nual Convent Ion of tha Western Can- ada Irrlgstjoa Assoclatipn.' Lethbrldge welcomes the and tlia hundreds of who wQI attend t ho; eonve n I io a unofficially. Herald'-rwelconies them, and.' Is glad thev are here Vie hope they will eajoy their Slav, and thit the results of'their visit will be-a re- newal, of determination to presj .for a great reclamation policj which put the western provinces op the map as the' greatest Irrigation belt In the world Tho, coiiventlpii which meets today is the mos't'VlmiJortant, pi the four- teen conventions held by the Irriga- tion One year ago'the annual., held in clne Hat- and 'it. was the unanimous desire of the delegates that the con gress 'his year should ue held in Lethbrlflgo order, if possible, to rystalbza Ihe efforts then being ade to secure the extension ot irrl- ation. During the year thoie efforts have een carried on !u the most deter- mined fashion ]-by the farmers and eaden in Southern Alberta Some rogrcss made but there is lltU jet to be done and the present nvention-Cwui consider future iic, jfj neclamatlon; thrcugn Irrigation-has" a western de- elopment mthe earlier days when rngaiion mooted, the brlng- ng ot lrngation_water to the lani was a pnvate7affair Then railway of large blocks Murray Government Elected In Nova Scotia With Clear Majority of 15; Farmers Win Triumphs Again of the fourteenth an nrial congress'was off to a fljing start. The Secretary's-Re'port Secretary Colley is a liusv man during the forenoon regist-nng dele gates aiid seeing to it that the pro gmm was smoothly arranged His in niial report'tells of. the activities tho association "since the last conven tion. Financially the institution Is in good shape with over balance in the liank, ready to carry -on the battles of tho irrigaUoiiisls. The new irrigation'legislation the question of tho division, of the waters of- interna- tional rivers'in and Alberta and other important matters occupied the attention ol the executive, during Liberak Win Big Vicory While Conservatives Lose Every Seat Bat Win Seven and Labor Six L H. Armstrong and Hon. McGregor, Cabinet Ministers, Defeated LIBERALS M FARMERS 7 LABOR 6 CONSERVATIVES 1 TOTAL LIBERAL MAJORITY 15 Preniler.Murray's government was re- elected again yesterday by a big majority. The premier himself was "seats.' Priest and Prospector Go After Pirate Treasure on Treasure Island, South Seas July their faith on the powers of a newly-Invented i device for the de- tection of gold, deposits, Andrew Culllni, a well-known prospector ot gold deposits, and Rev. Father Therlault of "the tame town, pass- ed through this city Sunday on thelf wiy to the south seas, In the hope .of finding pirate treasure on 'Treasure Island." It Is claimed the trip Is being financed by a New York capital- ist, whose name ha> not yet been -disclosed." Final arranaemtnts to be made when the traveller! reach New'York. decision to Issue llie monthly "Irri- gation Review" dealing with.the ac tivitles of tho Association and irriga- tion in Thr is the first purc_ ly irrigntion publication in the Domin- ion and promises to bo widely read by Irrigation farmers all over (he west. (Continued on Page Five.) CALbER SAILS SOON OTTAWA; July j. 'A. Calder, president of tho privy council, Balls for England from Quebec on August 11. Ho be overseas about a month or six weeks. r Shamrock Fails In Crucial Race; Resolute Wins Defender Ran Away From Challenger in Drilling Match Which Started Afternoon1, and Won With 13 Minutes to Thomas Says BestBoat Won SANDY HOOK, Jufy Resolute oav of American winnings. II would also that Is left to say heartily to SI have meant a in glvlu? Sir Thomas Liplon Is! 'Uctter liiok'nei Thomas Lipton the reward for his -.._ WHO ARE THESE CANADIAN FARMERS WHO WILL GO TO MEXICO? MEXICO CITY, President Do La Ifvierla today received a Canadian agricultur- al commission with which ho ff .conferred concerning a project (o bring 'Canadian farm- crs to the state of Coahulla. Tho commission received from the president all kinds ot guar- antcDS and encouragement, 4 ff 'i 'f t. 'f'l Farmer Minister.of Justice Prc- 1 diets Result of the Next Election TORONTO, July Allan Aylesworth, .former minister of jus- tice, addressing a gathering of mem- bers of the Liberal executives of Tor- onto ami York county ridings last night declared that Hon. Arthur Mcighen, the now premier of Canada, was "a dyed In tho wool, hard-shelled Tory of the old school, who though! the few were qualified to govern ant] majority to. he governed." The present Dominion government. Sir Alan predicted, would go down to litter and-ignomlnous defeat when it went to the country. Wile deprecating government by ady c1ss3, .Sir Alan said ho was In favor of giving the farmers a chance. However, ho doubted that If they won in the next Dominion general elec- tions, farmers, would better them- selves or thft country. The meeting of Liberals last night was primarily tor tho purpose of ap- pointing committees to arrange for a Mg Liberal picnic to be held at San- kin's Point'oh Saturday, August 14, when Hon. MaeKenzle King, Liberal leader in tho Dominion, parliament, THE HERALD GETS RESULTS The Baalim Motor, Co. adver- tised steel-barrejs In their re- gular space and sold the entire quantity In a few .days, calls be- ing received fro.m.a rtumber of outside points, E. H. Armitrong; of publfe worki' and mimt, ene ef the Liberal In Yar- mouth; UeirL-CoL J. L. Raltton, C. M.' G, one of three Liberal candidates In Cumberland, and W. L. Hall, leader the opposi- tTon, one of two-' Conservative, In Mra. R. W. Posers, one of two women candidates In the field for the first time In Nova Scotia, kd the de- feated Conservative ticket In Cumberland and J. M. Don- aldson; the other one of two labor candidates In Plrtou, footed the poll In her constituency. Conservative Statement In a statement on the result of the election, W. L. Hall, defeated Con- servative leader, said: i "The result ot tha elections demon- strate that for the-'time being; the country is apparently content' with the Murray Tma is thb verdict of the people and IL mnst be accepted. The reason la dlHScnlt to seek and I would prefer, to analyze.the rote before m'aWnig any ertendej re- mark's or-attempting to assign a cause for. tie decision. "On the part _of_the Conservatives >nr defeat can" only he ascribed to" .ho brief'pertod at our disposal for or-. ganization, fhe remarkably' short notice .we had that on election was- pending. For some reason or other .he favorites saw fit to call the elec- .ion'when the. working people of the province 'were, .In the midst of their Industrial activities, an enormous number being away from home, and d still''greater number finding H im- possible at this tune of the rear to leave their farms and come and Antigonish :ANTIGONISH; NS, Jniy plete returns showed that Hon Wm Chlshoim, Liberal, and A L. AicGll'i vray, were elected for Anti gonish county. Liberal Leader Congratulates OTTAWA, Jnly W L. MacKenzie'King, leader of the oppo- sition, telegraphed today his'congratu- lations to Premier Murray Tot Nova Scotia, in these terms: "Please accept-for yourself and col- leagues my heartiest congratulation's on the splendid victory of your govern- ment and the unparalleled eipression of continued publio confidence in your- self and your administration.'-' An Early glory HALIFAX, July a result of, .he general prortncfal election held n Nova Scotia toflay, the Liberal gov- ernment, which, has'been continuously n power for the last 38 years and headed by George H. Murray since. 1336, was returned with a majority.of 17 In' a hbuso of 43 members, sub- atantlaUy the samo M Jt reodvei ai a result of. ths election'In 1316. The. campaign leading cp to elec- tions .-was unusually qoieL Mb great public question was inTOlved fn the con test, hut owing to the entry ot the farmer and labor parties, together with the introduction of the women's vote, the result .was generally regard- ed'as uncertain np nntll the retnrai began to come in tonight. Liberal Gains and The Liberals gained one teat each In Halifax, Kings, mond and Queens, and lost three seats in-Cape Breton, two in Cumber- land, one In Antigonish, and ona-ln Yarmouth, making their net loss two scats. Included in the lost seaU was that of Hon. B. H. Armstrong; commission- er of public works anil who was the only member of the govern-, ment to go down to defeat, although at k late hour Hon. R. McGregor's seat In Fictou was still placed-ln the un- certain list Heavily-' The Conservatives with a member- (Continued on Page Four.) Fourteen Year Syrian Girl Sold Like Piece of Land in Detriot; Hates Future Hubby present and dress. deliver an ad- ANOTHER L08 ANGELES 'QUAKE LOS ANGELES, July light earthquake shock was felt herd o'clock this morn- TORONTO, spscial dispatch to. the Globo from De- troit says: "In accordance .with the cus- toms ot Syrians, Sahit...Dugcloy, Highland Park, paid to Has- san Palet, stepfather of. 14-year- old liary Slamen, yesterday, and despite her protestations, look the girl to the Michigan Central sta- tion arid forced her to iiccompany him on a Iratn bound for the Oast whoro ho plans to he married to her, according of the department of justice. "Tho government operative said that the 'aaV ot the girl had been carried out in the same manner as tho .average American would go about the salo of piece of property. He found twp, persons who acted as witnessed to the transaction. Foltowliif? the 'sale' at noon, tfce sM, said she'hated Diigely, ran from her homo, and Eou.glit lirotection at the home of a school girl. frlond, and tho' man who bought her came for her and sho was faked from th.e friend's place and'back to her home. 'J ;