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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xm. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JULY 30, 1920 NUMBER193 IRISH w A I Democrats Not Anxious to Mix Foreign; Affairs in Novem- ber Elections 1 SENATOR WALSH MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT DAYTON, Ohio, July Irish question will not an Issue .In the presidential campaign En 'the United States, a statement made by Senator David I. Walsh, Maseachusetts, after a conference with Governor Cox, Democratic; candidate. "People of'Irish blood will vote just as they always: have, Repub- llca'n or. Ameri- cans, of their views on IMth said Senator Walih; Wheat Board Member Forecasts a Big Drop In ike Price of Wheat TORONTO, July B. Walts of the Canadian Wheat Board said last night that he did not regard it as impossible that the fall in wheat prices would in a few months warrant reduction of two cents, in the cost of a ,10-ceht loaf of bread in.this city. Department of Will Help Irrigation More Now WHAT WATER WILLDO CHICAGO, July today In .the wheat mpre: than 12 cents a bushel 'breaki in values was recorded; ea a- result of scarc- ity of' buyera.'T midday the December delivery, Jn which most of the tradlrig centered, had fall- en to 5221 as against 1-4 at yesterday's finish. -March drop- ped 12 1-2 to 3-4. Breaks In foreign exchange rates together with reports that the British Royal Commission had pulled-out of-the market next Wednesday, or later, were among the bearish factors. Talk of lower food prices by a-leadlng banker here, and predictions In other quarters that the move- ment of thTreaty of Souvres 'Will Get Sig- natures Some Day Next 'Week NO DOUBT ABOUT SENTIMENT OF ON BIG L.N. PROJECT Want Immediate Action But Delegates Avoid Doing Any- 1 PAHIS, Turkish' rlele- ration which is to sign the peace Itreaty arrived' In Paris this mprnitig. [The. .signing, of the treaty probably i-wiiL not until -neit week. [The 'delegation, .meanwhile, is stop- j ping at the Hotel DCS Reservoirs, Ver- which 'was. tbe headquarters of jthe .German .delegation which .ito.B'treathbfiVersaUles last year, (o Thursday, at ;__ fo'ur'milesinortheast "of-yeS the 'were dfljayed "on, "from. Constan: y had- to -be 1 MISSI ING' F ay, and by hull- PORT ARTHUR .VETERAN -BELIEVED DEAD PORT ART HUH, Ont., "July 30.- iMIssing- since. a .week ago today, with' absolutely no trace .found id reds of. 'men 'who .have scoured the David Klncald, 'the. war vet- eran last jseen near Loon 'Lake is up as dead. -The is, -however, being continued. Klncald, -while visiting at Loon week w.ent out on what, ho thing to Embarass Government Jnst When Round- table Conference is in Bankers' Association throw Weight of Their Influ- ence on Side of Immediate Construction. There is just one .thing nearest the hearts ot the. Southern ATberta irrig'a- attendance at. the; irrigation convf.htlon--an'd tBnt IB a plan :_____ and jrig the Leihbrldge Northern irriga lion project. But though that :ls the case, they studiously', "avoided giving e-r- their i.w ish e.i; the yentloii the cbu- ventiqu; ref- though it is evl- like to' break loose ;f or: not -'a 'single- refereface is made-to the need for: a- policy" of ex- tending irrigation to possible aero in the province but is "applauded vociferously. :'V However, the fact that there la now I an Immediate prospect, 'through the good offices of Buchanan, M. ,P. that a Tound-labie' conference be- tween the new minister of'the Interior -Sir James Lougheed and Premier of the Alberta jiald, would be a nouplo of hours fish :wM! even (ing trip, hut never reappeared. What] now be'In progress at, Udds to the mystery is thu.fact that consider ways and means of getting. .was so crippled from war wounds I the mone'y to develop the'Lelhbridge IB could not walk.halt a mile. Northern system, has' resulted in the without, having. Imbibed t which is lonists Ask Govt's To Aid In Financing Projects O 1 Resolution Being Presented today Moved by Nelson Spenc- er, M.L Aid by Federal and Provincial Governments rewlutions Presented Call For Continuation of Sur- Thanked for Past Aid Assistance by .the provincial and federal governments In. a fin- ancial manner for .irrigation pro- Is needed, according to J, WASHINGTON. July Want .'of industrial activity duo to lower' demands, -cancellation of or- dors and general readjustment, were the outstanding developments In ('.19 business of the United Slates during July, the federal rosarve board declar erf in Its monthly review. "in districts, however, produc- tion continues on' old orders which aro still on the books, despilo tho fact 1 that business has Mien the review declared. the agricultural regions, improved crop conditions and ths development erf a more confident tons In business reported to have brought about a turn distinctly lor 1 the better. "Speculation in commodities Is in mony parts ot the country reported to have been greatly reduced and in some practically eliminated. There Is a general fcelltig ttml extravagant buy- ing is, at least, less extreme and dan- than Jt wjs como lime D, Wilson, of Miple Creek. Sask., and according to a resolution pre- sented to the gathering of tile Western Canada Irrigation As- sociation this morning. The res- olution was sent In by the Medi- cine Hat Board of ind will bs moved by LleutrCol. Nelson' Spencer and seconded by Walter Huckvaie. This resolution directly affects the .situation the Lethbridge Nor- thern Trrlgatlon districts finds It- self In ant reads at follows: "Whereat It hit proven beyond any question of a doubt that there It great need of for the growing crept In the southern por- tions of .Alberta and Saskatch- ewan and! "Whereas feasibility of cer- tain Irrigation project? covering a considerable area of land In the south of ihesa provinces, hag been established, and "Whereat other Irrigation dis- tricts now tn the process of formation -and preliminary sur- veys about completed, dnd "Whereas difficulties beyond the power of these districts to overcome have arisen In connec- tion .with tha financing of these projects ancf stand In the, way of them being, "Therefore, It rMolved that this association (n convention as- sembled urge the federal and pro- vincial governments to get togetn- delegates holding their band. .They do not wish to' do anything which might jeopardize their position. Legislators Have Ear to Ground But the members of the provincial legislature' who are in attendance will .not go a the.'splrlt for. tbe immediate' construction of e; nnd thefoperiihsfof a for! other bls-'scKembs In-', the province. j Hbn.'ArJ. McLfean minister of-.Publlc Works; U CrCharlesworlh, his deputy, and Depaty Minister Craig of the-' de- partment ot agriculture, have all. been 'on deck watching': Ihe" trend of events. The latter made a nnmher of signific- ant statements yc-sterday relative to jis 'departuienl's determination to take a greater interest in Irrigation in future, and his remarks were foiindly cjicered.-1 Other legislaturo members present at the convention Include J. rl. Kemmls, ppposition 'member from Pincher Creek, George Hoadley of Okotoks, former leader of the opposi- tion, Mrs. U C. McKlnney, non-par- tisfcn member for Cloresholm', government memb'er for Warner and Col. Nelson Spencer, op- position member from Hat. They all .have their ears to; the ground, and they know the sentiment for irrigation, extension in Southern Alberla U so flash In the pan. Banker's'Take Action. And now comes, the good word'that the Canadian Hankers' Association, through its western subsection at Win- nipeg, Is laklng a' solid stand for the Immediate construction! ot tbe Leth bridge .Northern. Tbo banks have staked and re-staked the farmers llv Ing In tlie- wind-blown" area which will served by. the. project, nnd they con see only one solution in to irrl gale. And they iirgo the Dominl6n and provincial governments to co-op erato to aid in financing the Lcthbrldge Northern. The action of the associa lion is set forlh In the following inein orandum: Winnipeg, July 20lh, 1320. At held reslerdoy follgwlug resolution carried unan Imously: Tlat the Weslorn Subseclion recom mend Ibat the Council of the Caiia dian Bankers' Association approve of the following memorandum for -Vlb- mlsslon lo tho Dominion government and to the provincial government of Alberta' regarding Ihe [xslhbriugo Northern Irrigation Memorandum "The destruction of the crops caus- ed by the recent wind storms in parts Says He Tell Convention Nothing Round Table' Cdnf erence Hon C Treajurer.iarrWed In the city by 'the afternoon train, and .will ad- dress the Irrigation Cbitvention at the afternoon seition.-.Speaking to Herald, Mr Mitchell said that jhc will nave roUi'ng definite to regard to'the.-pol- aovernment on the Lethbridae. Northern, -Irrigation project As the matter' stands at, present there Is the-; letter from the new Prime 'Minister, Mr. Melghen, to Premier; Stewart, which ic practically non-commlttat and puta it up to the province in the'way of the bonds." Thlt letter ,has not been finally considered nor replied to. Before'doing so Premier Stewart is inxiout to meet the new Minister, of the In- terior, Senator and dlt- the matter with him. Senator Lougheed is going up to Edmon- ton to meet Premier Stewart. has changed its policy Jn regard to sslsting. farmers of Southern Al- >erta. This announcement was made by H. A, deputy minister ot .grlculture, at the afternoon cession of the convention of the lanada Irrigation Association Thurs- day.' .T. A. Hornibrbok, president of is Calgary Board of Trade, promised learty co-operation on Irrigation matteri and other took, up the soil problem. Mr. Homibrbok was the drat speak- er and informed the farmers of South- ern AlberU Irrigation Ques- tion ii not theirs alone as Calgary la much interested. The quei lion baa been discusied many'times board of. trade; meetlpgB In' that this question. It is not alone Letb.- bridge's question but-It Is one that affects the entire province. The Cal- gary Board of Trade is hand and glove with you In gettipg what you he-.said. More Consideration Mr. Craig eipresied delight In'the eucoaragement: Professor Jardlne gave" the farmers ot Alberta in hli address in tbe morning. .The depart iue n t. of 'a griculture, the speakersald is willing to give every possible as- sistance to tho south and there is possibility, the-paet questions of. the .touth have iiot ra ceived tlie given top.Tnucb time to'''helping' the farriiera 'out 'of thelf Frpra-' :hqw an 'going'; .-'them'.' help'-'1 f heffi selves: WeV have not oil Irrigation, and..'.we. aa i department of agriculture, -we are go inf. to do Jlrjerent and u a.mean to that end we have purchased irrl j gated farms at Gleichen nnd Ray mond. We have got two good Irriga lion farmers on these farms and we want you to make them your farms, said lie told o'f'openlng two agrlcnltora schools on .these farms and elate that one day each month will probabl; -when farmers will be in vltefl to attend classes. Ha took.thi suggestion from Information given b; Professor Jardlne. Not Local Trouble Professor John Bracken, presiden of the Manitoba Agricultural College was tho first speaker to re-open th soil drifting discussion. He deal MENNONITE APPEAL LOST LONDON, July Can- adian Associated privy council has dismissed the applied lion by the 'Mcnnoniies' for leave lo appeal the judgment .-of thci'Manitoba cplirfs Enforces Compuisory .Education July judg- on.-P4se (Continued on Page CANTU'S EMBARGO MBXICALI, Calif.. July- 30. (Associated slqp: ping all official communication be- Uvccu tho Mexican federal govern- ment and the territorial government of tho northern district of Lower Calf- forria nave been Issued byKsCehan Cantu, governor of this district, H was announced here today. COMMERCE BOARD 18 COMING WEST OTTAWA, July SO. The -Hoard of.Commerce in lo leave for the west on Sunday night. Although sittings have npl yet been definitely arranged, it Is Understood that the itinerary will Include Winnipeg, Kdmoft- tPn, Itegina and Port- age l.i Prairie. v