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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY. FRIDAY, JULY 30, 1920 lletbbrtoge Dccalb Hlberta DAILY ANf> WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRiDGE HERALD WANTING COMPANY LIMITED 6th Street South, Lethbrldgo W A BUCHANAN and Dlrecloi John Torrance Business Manager Audit Bureau ol Circolitlpns. Subicription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week .25 mail, per year S.OO Dally, by mail, for" 6 mouth: 4.2o Dally, by mall, 3 months 2.50 .Weekly, by mail, per year.....1.5'J Weekly, by mall, per year to O.S. i.vO we read the following item about Irri- gation In Africa At a meeting of the African Society yesterday afternoon. Professor E. H. L. Schwuri, of South Africa, spofco on the Kalahari and its possibilities. said thai South Africa, jear after year, was full cf starving men and animals as the result of drought, and he.propounded a scheme which aims at slopping up the gaps by which the great rivers en the north were carry- ing away to tha sea water that used (o be. conserved In the interior. The scheme would give square miles of irrigated land- in-place of the present rapidly spreading waste. A resolution was 'adopted .calling upon the Government to obtain ex- pert evidence on the feasibility cf tho scheme. The Alberta propositions are differ- ent from most of those advanced in other countries. With us we desire to bring 'rater to land already settled, where the farmers have invested their entire fortunes lu buildiugs, stock and implements. It .is not a question ot reclaiming land by irrigation and then campaigning lo get people upon It rather it Is a schema to retain tho settlers and enable them to produce Do You Know? SOME THOUGHTS ON SOIL DRIFTING Profi Jardlne's talk on soil drifting put faith and hope into every farmer who heard it. Soil drifting Is some- thing that can be stopped and stopped quickly. Kansas, which the Professor about from Intimate know- ledge; did It. even though its winds are heavier than those in Southern 'Albsrta. What strikes one most In the relation of the Kansas experience is the'.nesd for co-operation of all the farmers. The negligent farmer may go on in the old way and the wind -blows his soil over onto the farm of the neighbor, who follows'the meth- ods to prevent soil drifting.' It Is only I when all the farmers "work together i that the perils'of soil drifting will be j completely overcome. K might he wise ,to a law to punish the larmer, whose carelessness in farm- ing methc-ds does damage to the crop of the careful neighbor. As with soil drifting so with weeds.. It IB a uis- iouragement to the farmer, -who clears the weeds off his farm, to'find the man alongside of him allowing the weeds to go to seed and lo drift on-to his-clean farm. Co-operation on the part ot all the farmers is the sound remedy but If it cannot he ob- tained, then let us punish the negli- gent farmer. wealth by bringing available to them. water which is The Suggestion COX AND HARDING NOT LITERARY MEN "While hbth Hardlae Cox, the chief candidates for the United 'States presidency are newspaper publishers, the New; York Times says that neither of them'will add lo the line of literary presidents It may seem hard for a newspaper to admit tins, since both Cox and Harding have been editors and pro- prietors of newspapers.-- But frank- ness compels the admission that jour- nalism is one thing aud literature is They, sometimes touch, but seldom blend. A man of letters may be also a journalist, but-'is not the former simply .hecause he is the lair ter Sir Barrie once gravely Contended that the way in which journalist becomes a, literary man >s limply to cease being a journalist. This was evidently a whimsical ver- sion of his own experience. But there Is. no need'ot applying any of these Dice distinctions to either ot the two candidates for the Presidency. They are- confessedly not bookish men. They are not known as writers. Kei Iher of them has a style of dis- would care to he thought to have it They would bo fenown as plain men who just speak in tho best way they can mnu- 'tge, the thoughts that arise in them. In such respects, of course, they will be not unlike the general average of American Presidents. Yet is tho .nsalisr .0! literary qual- ity and appreciation of literature either Harding or Cox in the While House would mean a break with the immediate past. For within the past years the Times observes, the United Stales has had two Presidents, serving two terms, who had a fame as men, of letters. Roosevelt and Wilson are doubtless the most literary Presidents that coun- try has ever had. The only names that could bo compared with theirs Ihe Times thinks are Jefferson and John Quincy Adams. The author of Ihe Declaration of Independence certain- ly had a style. He wrole much and tyjok a keen Interest in science and education. that has been made to remove people out of the drouth areas, leaving he- hind them their investment in. farm improvements, without any effort to provide a solution of the drouth prob- lem, is ridiculous. When experts tell us that there is water for much of thu land and when experience proves that irrigated land can produce more greatly arid more steadily than dry land, there Is ho reason why it should not be availed of to the fullest extent. What Southern Alberta needs Is miied fanning and it can only ob- tain It in most of its area, through irrigation. Irrigation, provides tho hay and the pasture' fcr the maintenance of livestock. Mixed farming enables the soil lo be enriched rather Uian to be depleted in value, Sound business sense is with the movement for irrigation develop ment. A system that will make dry land worth five times as much' as I Is today, that will make it produclive every year, 110. matter whether then is 'drouth or not, should be encourag ed by our governments. As was point ed out in one of the addresses the Irrigation Convention, an Irrigat ed section last year produced a gros return of }54.71 an acre, while drj land alongside .of it produced abso lutely nothing. Surely It is good bus! ness to make unproductive laud pro- ductive every year and not In' W years only. Huron County has produced a stee which Weighs pounds. Come o now, ye Bruce, fishermen. it used to te and ways.'' "Stewart and Irrigation would make a joyful sound about now Bobby Leach is going lo go ove Ihe Palls again. Some men neve know when.lo quit. jPremler Melgheh decided to pay h Ottawa Income .tax even though 'h didn't think he owed it. 'Fame has its I. TODAY'S QUESTIONS What is tcagllola? Wiut wag the original meaning f S. What it the meaning of "spldl- 4. What Is meant by v saturnine [apolitical Whit Is the meauing aud origfn f 'Hoist oa his own What tree is named atler the eoplef THURSDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What are "The fiery tears of SL 2. How are lawyers' bags differen- ced! 3. What Is the meaning of llreceiv' il 4. What is a silhouette? y 5. How came the London Times to c called 'the Thunderer? C. What is a Welsh mortgage? >ANSWEHS 1. Meteors or shooting stars which enerally make a great display on the .nnlversary of the Aug. 10th. 2. Some red, som.o Red bags arried by K.C.'s, and blue by the ordi- nary barrister. But a stuff gownsman nay carry a red bag "if presented b> silk." 3. Applied to a barrister.when ho s made a K.C, with license to wear a silk gown In place the stuff gown of the barrisler. 4'. A black portrait 'd afler. Ellenne.de SilhoUetle, Con roller of Finance, in franco, 1757. In allusion to an' editorial be- ginning "We thundered' forth the ither day an article 'oh the subjec: I social and political .reform." 0. A pledge of- land' In whjch no day Is fixxed for redemption; DO (Continued From Front "Page.) The .Macleod districtifarmcrs decid- ed it was tfjo early In the game to nominate. Bui they didn't leave much doubt about their intention of doing Montreal is telling potential harvest hands that the west will pay a month during harvest this season. "Go west, young man, go west." Towns on the Macleod subdivision are asking for double train service as In the days of old. When they get Ihls year's crop off they'll need Anyway they deserve it. Well there's one thing the govern- ment can't say about all Ihls irriga- tion can't pass it off as a flash In tho pan. The demand for action rolls up Ijke a snowball. previously sensed in the rich and of crop aud grass was br the moment swept' aside .in the sight that greeted the a 'arm which for appearanbV'woutd-be lard.to heat In any of the oji setllei farm districts. U 'was'.'.aBtpnishmen of a new kind that wasi aroused-when t was realized thai what Is wel cared for farm, that inhabited by a generation of 'farmers was only seven-years ago: a part'o the bald prairie. The beautiful rini of trees .which encircled .the 'horn' plot of the farm looked-a'ailf'it'hm been there for a period of years, am yet the trees were "only planted ii 1916, four years; ago; and "then i: slips of nine inches or long to groi into .wtal..'5ow..are_tre'es" rising i: height to sdine fifteen and twent feet. And-all this, together with th rich'fields of wheat and stacks in the farm, 'obtained by, "irr gallon wisely .applied. The astonisl meiit grew" when' ft was'- asceftalne that this carefully an'd'richly culttya ed farm of 320 ac'res was the.outco'm of the1 labors of one man with the hel of a hired man. A Triumph of Irrigation The farm of Mr.-, Hamilton is a ti. umph to the virtues pt irrigation. Th windbreak, with its Manitoba maple allerriatlng with as; with willow and Eiusslan'poplar, ma] Ing the two outer circles; >was 'th perfection of the-windbreak trees ca afford. On the Inner' sido.'of'the'cir'el of trees all through, skirting the horn farm, is a well trimmed-hedge el ca ragaua. In the enclosure, is-an idea kitchen.garden, the pritle of, the lad of the farm, Mrs. John- Hamilton.' s easier to.name.wbqt isinot ther :han Vfhat.isBunder cultur Strawberries, gooseberries, rasphe rles, have their place. Here there celery; there there' is asparagus' within range are the la of the 1919 yield, by -the wa ealen Inst Christmas Day 1 the melons are added -pumpkin citrons and squashes. Turnips of foi varieties, carrots, onion, and 6ven 11 leek, sacred to the Welsh, are the galore. The whole showed how ma can conquer nature, allied by his al the waters of Irrigation. The berries in one parl baa a dlslinguis ing feature, they were the everbcarin variety, yielding berries up to Chris mas, provided there was no ear freezing. Tho fann of Mr. and Mr John Hamilton is a pride to the d tnct and n living encouragement what can be accomplished clsewher At the Experimental Farm Back from the Hamilton, farm th string ot motors made their way to tho Lxiierimcntal Farm through another rout'j, anrl hore again the picture of I green waa repealed wltlr lis ever re- llent service, (rtvins everyone a Icome aud attending to tho, winta all. U was "all ipleudtdly arranged. In relation to the _ trip; rro'MSbr rdlne, of Kaaus, who one of e party, he had not any- Ing to beat It regard-to-the mat- r ot farm cultivation, not even In e State he hallwj-lrom. It pnt him mlud of tKe Bobtt West- Kaniw wlti fig irrigation areas. s was enthused over what Irrigation n accomplish and considered the roblem here was easier than where 'came from, In that Ihere tie witer d to 'be raised by electric power r from 85 feel to 125 feet N'or had e the hot ecorchins winds that ould eat up a crop In 36 hours. "Wou- was tie opinion of Mr. r, of Twin Idaho. Ho thinks much of tlis Coaidale district wilh s Irrigation that he has bought halt section there. MRTA Hop Joint Raided, a Fire and Alleged Attempt at Murder DR. LAFFERTY OF CALGARY IS OEAO IContinued fYont Page.) Vhen this is considered, the speaker rgued, farmers should realise that traw should not he wasted. Suramerfallow tas been the chief leans of combatting drouth on the rairies. It controls the weeds, and istributes labor. 'Summerfallow also auses two He refer- ed lo organic nintter aud nitrogen. At Swift Current "Soil drifting U evidence of soil he said aud followed p with the statement that he does ot want any farmer to worry about hat fact.- Soil drifting is caused by Igh winds and lack of cohesion. He tferrcd to discussions on soil, drift- ug that took place at the. Swift Cur- ent conference-and.lold of an agita- ion that is going "on to have air soils t the prairie.classified so that farm- rs can be warned-as lo what nature t farm they are securing. Much of the soil drifting In the west IBS occurred on srihdy soil' but never- heless the heavy .soils drift but on hein it Is very, seldom an entire crop s lost. soils, when tiie'y to drift, kill the crops but the heavy soils do not act ia a like man- er. The fine particles in the first nstance seem to take the life out of he planta while'the heavy.soil may jury them but" they will come up hrough it Too much surface cultivation, is (RRICATION NOT AN ALBERTA PROBLEM ONLY Irrigation Is not an Alberta prob- lem alone. Nearly every country In the world Is dealing wllh this matter At providing water for land that is cap- able of producing heavily with a suf- ficient amount of moisture. Irrigation projects are being advanced all over the western section of the United Stales. Britain la financing exten- sive development In Egypt and India rhd of course, new irrigation schemes are common in Australia. These tries realize the great advantages' of rfdaimiDft land by Irrigation. Ex- perience has'proven that it Is" one ot the of Investments. William Pearce talked irrigation in 1 currlng haystacks. To keep up the of Irrigation conventions Alberla 43 years ago. He Is slill talk- lt' Tarty fell Into inB and intends to talk until 'p acre capable ef Irrigation in the prof before Mr" luce ia hrnught under the dllch. That's nlosnc. Hero they -were greeted Elickloitivcness. by e y ,'lno skirl ot 'he Lelhbrldgc Pine Band to whose sound many were strangers worry where to go for fcSp'es. this most any (that the first time he heard tho skirl farmer will pay you a bonus besides while ho was a hoy on the farm board anil lodging during the harvest. J'3 Slates. It. was a 'lon The 'long days .will bring back roses to your cheeks loo. the An Edmonton reproved for a livercd asking for blessings on n ce lone wandering- piper who lia'ii fo'iiml Ills way there almul ten o'clock one nlfihl, as he was earning a living on a tour, playing his bagpipes an he wcnl clergyman was once tilc rest 0( 'he children prayer which he dc- >r blessings on n cer- ,n aciillaim, now-over, knew hot- tain gathering "In the city ot lioslbn j ter. Wllh x shout of Joy ho rushed to which is in the slate of anil brought In Ihc wander- It being held that it was u trifle lho lho presumptuous to undertake to give Ing information In a matter of geography through the dwelling, responsible for Ihe drifting, Profes- sor Bracken said, and the failure to put fibre 'in through' the application ot ".'fertilizer, contributes well.1'" 'There are11 'tw'o ways of this. One is by Increasing he resistance pf the 'soil, by plow-. ug under green 'crops and increasing the organic contents. There are two ways of protecting the soil, one ia by a crop and the other Is artifllclal, such as the construction windbreak. A fall sown crop Wll'h'ave possession of the 'land "befbfV'tha bad, winds 15 usuaTly-rin -May. "He mentioned alfalfa and. rye grass, ter rye and sweet clover. Good Cereali' .Winter rye and winter wheat' are- the only two cereals that will have possession of the land the following spring.. The spreading of manure over a dangerous place may also save the field. .Referring to Current con- ference he stated that the delegates there want all irrigation schemes to get-" under way as Boon as possible and advocated the giving of strong support to public men In "obtaining this end. The speaker" said the water running away in th'e': rivers of the west is a measure of lost "opportuni- ties. Professor Murray told of the meth- ods usert on the Xobje farms to pre- vent soil drifting. He advocated the leaving of the surface soil rough and argued against pulzersing it. Out ot Ihe sis thousand acres' at Nobleford between two andilhre'e hundred acres had been affected by blowing, 'ai though tho farm was in the area that was so badly damaged on June 8, of this year. As a result of the methods used the prospedts on that farm are, for twenty-five [o thirty bushel wheat crop, a good yield or, oats and of rye. Threshing of rye will" commence this week. Cutting Is proceeding' rapidly. Lots of Mustard fleferring (o summerfallow ho stat- ed that onl oyne crop is taken off a field between periods 'of summerfal- Ibwing. Me criticised many farmers because they have not learned lo summerfallow properly. He told of seeing thousands of acres between Swift Current and I.ethbridge where farmers were busy land that bore mustard two to three feet in height. One of the chief reas- ons for summerf.illowlng is to keep the weeds down and preserve mois: lure. Moisture cannot be retained In the ground when weeds are growing several feet In height he pointed out. "If the weeds arc kept down' tho moisture will continued. farmers have got' loo far away from good snmmerfnllowlng. argued [he speaker. To control weeds sum- to The lltriUill FEUX1B, July has beeu one of mild sensations In Kernle. Ti begin Chief Lawsou of the city police force, accompanied tiy all his constables, made an uninvited call at the house of some Chinamen In the north end ct town at an hour which might be called ultra-fashionable, say, about 11 o'clock last night. There was a party of celestials en- joying the poppy pleasure and the chief and his men made a haul of about worth of opium together with pipes, lamps and other parapher- nalia used in the EOoUiiu'g smoklug of the drug. The keeper of the house was brought hel ore Magistrate Whims ter this morning and fined 5200 and costs, while fonr visitors found in Ihe house were.made to contribute {50 each, making a of four hundred dol- lars added to the city treasury. A Fire About noon a fire alarm was sent in from West Fernie, and the fire bri- gade, under Fire Chief SlcNicholas, went down the hill and over the bridge in their new motor truck hose wagon- The fire proved to, bo in a stable belonging to Mr. Griffiths, and was. located just across the Great Northern tracks, opposite the .West- Ferule school building. Being outside the fire limits, the hoys made use of the" Elk Valley Mill hose, which, with, their own, permit- ted the laying of a line to within reach ot the burning Blable. This probably saved the residence' of Mr. Griffiths from going up in smoke along with his stable. There was no insur- ance p.nd the loss falls entirely upon Mr." Griffiths. Pointed Gun at Wife Between 3 aiin 4 o'clock Ibis after- noon people on the street .near the Hotel Fernie witnessed what, is said to be an attempt by John.Vlcb.nk, a married' man about 23 years of age, to shoot his wife, who Is a waitress it the hotel. It is reported that he tried twice to fire his gun at the is bnly that, though for Borne reason the would noi work. Vlchuk then starte'd for'West Fer- nfe and succeeded in getting out'ol sight, though the chief and Constable Dunlap were soon on his trail. He is still'at large but the police are after him with a "warrant, charg ing him with pointing a loaded gun a the woman. Get Captured Cannon captured German 77-ni.' cannon his arrived, here aud is standing-on the, C.P.R. platform awaiting the" dls" aa: though. it _had seen service and i will decorate' some .suitable place ii the'city where it will be a reminde of, the war against'free'dora'waged b its makers. Judge C. B. D. Woods, ol Weyburn Saskatchewan, but formerly of Mac leod_accompanied by Mrs. Woods, ar rlyea in town today on their retur trip from Bonner's ferry, Idaho, judg "Woods lia'd intended to go through't the 'coast by .auto, but finding .th roads near the boundary HneUo he little rough, he turned back on hi return to'Saskatchewan, Dr. J. D. Lafferty. one of the best known residents of Cal- gary. (or many years active In the Liberal parly and at one time a candidate for political honors, died In Calvary yester- day. He was a brother ot Dr. A. Xi. Lafferty of this city, was well known here and had con- siierablo money In Lethbrldge real estate. Within the last few years he had lost v his wife and a son, Colonel V. D. Ijfterly of Quebec' An- other is manager ,of the Bank of SJontreal at Rossland. RICKED; DP IN .SSING KOK TDK IklAH Allan Turner, ouo of the .best known agriculturalists in Manitoba, died at Vird-sn. Vecps East Kootcnay People Busy Suppressing Hindu Cremated (Special to The HeralD FEIINIE, July of xithl Singh, the Hindu who died from he effects of u brutal attack by two men, supposed to bb two brothers lamed Chenard, was Sremated at Valdo Sunday last with the usual lies and ceremonies -which lindus are generally disposed of after death. Forest fires seem to be gelting'on he Increase during .tins extremely lot weather and Fire Warden1 Schoupe a kept'busy keeping other people lusy in an effort to keep the flames within bounds. A fire on Lodge Pole'creek is being ooked after by a party 'of men sent hore to _combat the spread7 of the ire, arid 'now, -Mr. Schoupo is called o Corbin where a bush flro Is spread- s In a threatening manner. In consequence of these fires the mountain: are taking on the bluish ints :of Indian summer and the air is hazy with smoke. The' steel- rails for the spur from the G.''N. railway to the Elk Valley mill arrived yesterday, and Manager Heaphy slates that .the new logging road to the Creek timber will be ready for use next week. The big mill has been idle for over a week awaiting the arrival ol the rails with which to fill in the gap from the main line to the mill. Maryland Is goiug lo have a state- wide referendum on the subject ot Sunday movies. The Rev. Samuel Drake, has been appointed superintendent of tho li. M. K. churches in Ontario. lu one week traffic congestion caused the loss of worth of vegetables shipped to Boston. Three feet nine, inches of land on Broadway, New York, sold for T.ho strip-told was the Jag- ged end of three lots at 41th and 45tli streets and Broadway. Captain George S." Lacpste, a vet- eran ot Uie British navy, and a class mate ot Lord Charles. Ueresford, is .lead ut Dawson City. sou of Mr. and G. Ijoysl, of Northbrook, was instantly killed and their house completely destroy: cd by lightning.. Statistics show that two-thirds of he farmers in the U.S. own their own homes. But two-thirds'of Mho city dwellers not' own their own lomes. r1" Thomas Blaney a prosperous farm- er of Maivllle, Ont., and his'son Wil' lam were InslaiiUy and his vife and mother and another son and nephew were seriously, injured, when the motor' car in which they were driving was hit by the.1 Mpnlreal-Ot-. lawa C.N.H. flyer, two miles east of Maxville. Hon. W. F. A. .Turgeori, .'attorney- geaeral of "arid tho commissioner of have .under- taken to investigate." the circum- stances under which P. M." Christo- phers, O.B.U. organizer, was "kid- napped" from Bienfait, and left in a place on the American .Bide of tho border, in order'to; punish' those re- sponsible, for the to a statement by James secretary ol the defence committee today. MACLEOD WAS BUSY ON CONVENTION DAY Our Own- Correspondent) MACLEOD, July had many visitors on Wednesday to the big convention. The business houses hotels and restaurants -were kept busy ;all day." .t JIachine men are busy now setting up hinders and-selling binder, twine. Hail adjusters are-now visiting tho farms that were struck with hail du> ing the past-week. The noit place of the meeting for the farmers' convention is Macleou, it being the most central and easier to get at. (Continued from Front Page) to the Almighty.- But what are we to! Picnic Lunch think asks the Kdmonton Journal, of I, At 'he csperimcnlal farm a delight- iuin of prayer gives Instruction such as that tendered by tho reverend gentleman who opened Ihc recent con- vention of tho I'armer-Labor'parly In the UnKe'd Stales? Wo read that Ills prayer Ihroiighout was punctuated M lhat only one crop ia taken off a alfnifa, by the Women's Civic Club. Dainty sandwiches of smallfolls, sup- plemented wllh buttermilk and soft (JrlnkB, together with cake'and Ice crt'am, added lo the pleasure of what he a well remembered drive. The In Times tho other day. Is God's with applause and thai it was cspe- of tho Civic Club cnco more dally lotld when he referred to "Kng- lho of catering the cr. look afler he morfallow should first he double disc- ed anrl plowing should take place as soon as possible. He told of land that was letl lumpy last fall -and which bletv ihla spring. The continued thaws of this spring levelled, tho surface and the soil was In poor condition, To keep moisture In It is a gooil Idea to disc before the plow hut con- work wllh Ihe disc on land lhat been under cultivation for many, years will a lot of harm. At Noblefortl it.e rotary rod weeilcr is used to V.lll weeds. This works under groimii and does not pulverize Ihe earth' "but' breaks the surface. After taking. out two-thirds of Ihe teeth of a .spring-toothed harrow they' make good use of it. ilbe drills are also used as they leave ridges. Harrows, discs and plnnk drags are the' worst machines a farmer cap1 use. b" I they cr.n dp. It, Klps's ta.sle, Ilclpeil by their menfolk they gave ex- SS.OO. NEW YORK FUNDS NEW YOIIK, July. exchange weak. Demand 1-2; 1-t Canadian dollars of as it has upon three successive crop disap- coming at a time also when moisture conditions, for Ihe first time In four years, are promis- calculated lo completely dis- courage farmers who are unfortunate enough to be located within the worst areas .affected. "Doubtless the governments are' in- formed of the fact that the area is for llio most part occupied by settlers of a high class and this being the case, It will be recognized that if any large percentage of these settlers should de- cide to abandon their farms and leave tho country, the loss would be one.of serious magnitude. "The surveys already maue by the Dominion government having demon- strated that n very large portion of the areas in question could ho rcadllv piit under irrigation, the Council of the Canadian Hankers' Association would respectfully urge, lhat the Do- minion government and the govern- ment of Alberta would be well ad- vised to co-oporale with a view to de- termine .whether it would he the part of wisdom to enter at once upon (he construction of the Lelhbrlrtge North- ern Irrigation project, and, if so, to decide upon the proper plans for fin- ancing the work. "Tho record of tho affected areas for a considerable period ot years appears lo fully warrant the con- clusion that without Irrigation It is not really well adapted for grain grow- ing or mixed farming. And if it Is also the truth that irrigation Is feas- ible at a reasonable cost then it fol- lows that the men who have suffered so severely from drought conditions during the past four years have n strong claim on tho government for whatever assistance may'be necessary In order to get the irrigation under way In tho absence of such aclVon by the governments ruin will face niiiny of tho sufferers and abandonments would appear to be inevitable. "The hanks Imve staked these farm- era, and re-Blnked them again and again until a point has been reached at which il would appear to be folly to put up any more money in tho ab- sence of such an assurance of future crops as would he afforded by tho development of nn Irrigation system." Tho London and 1'ort Stanley Illy. Commission ore giving n free mov- .Ing picture show at Port Stanley. BOMB OUTRAGE IN HAVANA CHURCH, WOMArt IS KILLED HAVANA, July of .1 bomb placed in a window of St. Filipe's cathedral, early last night, while a service was in progress, re- sulted in the death of one woman and slight Injuries to a few other parsons. The church was .strewn with' hats, fans and other articles dropped by the frightened congregation. The one victim's death was due lo frlgbj. She collapsed in the street and died short- ly after being taken to an emergency hospital. Only slight- damage was You'liBe Surprised uvr >r: At the pleasure a-Ylptrola in Ihe home will give -you. Music taste. for every Vlctrolas Sold on terms. at easy We can sell you every Record made for Ihe Big Froa Catalog, list- ing and describing every Victor Kecord. p "The Balmoral Block Home of the Vlctrola" We have cut the price still further to clean. up the balance of out' Canvas Low Cuts. These we arc now offering at Welts Turns A price which is cheaper to you. than repairs to your old ones. This price till the end of this month only. NO EXCHANGES.' NO APPROVALS, NO CHARGING. ASK TO BE W. J.. Nelson Co. SHOES FOR FITTED SHERLOCK BUILDING ALL AGES ;