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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE HERALD. TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 1920 DAILY AND WEEKLY Prtprletm and Pubilihtn THE LETHBRiOCE HERALD PWWTINS COMPANY LIMITED 123 ttK Street Lcthbrldgt W. A- BUCHANAN IPneldeal aud Managing Director John Torracw ButiuM Managor. udit Bureau of Subscription delivered, perTreek J Jo Dally, delivered, per year Doily, by mall, wr year 6.00 Weekly, by mall, per year by mall, pur year to U.S. Z.OO SUNDAY CONFERENCE OF, BOARD OF TRADE In- the saying "the better the. day lie b the tbe conference it. the Board of Trade called on Sun iay'was not only a-matter ot neces lily -which the -circumstances warrant- 3d but a deed of mercy for getting .the machinery going to bring Immedi- its aid to the stricken farmers in the wind-blown area and to take steps to prevent the recurrence ot the same. benefit. The delegation appointed to go to Edmonton to Interview tbe Premier ihould serve tbe purpose of bringing to him the dire necessities of jh9 situation pand of urging him to take action on (ho Hues desired to set the construction o[ the Lethbridge N'orthern -Irrigation project going to 'ide the farmers over their distress iy giving them the opportunity of aus- 'lenancer which engaging in Ihe coo- ilrucllon work will provide, and lire- renting-them from faclug like condl- "-''.ions in the future. No'one imagines that the Alberta Sovernment. are to blame for the nres- conditions of soli-drifting caused! ay wind-storms; It would vbe foolish'to even hint at'the'same; nor does (bis dwell In the mind of fitiy But not only the' farmers themselves but-all others, in the city .arid in tbe south country as a whole, .honestly and :sincerely feel tbat im- 'mediate action on the parl ot the Gov- eminent IB necessary to cope with Ihe To prevont-: any "possible Ing.ot the damage done, the delegi- 'tion bave gone to Edmonton to place .the matter, personally, before the Premier. Some of them bave gone Inconvenience to .their oc- present time. --It is impossible i for the. Premier not to V aoterlio extremity which caused (be Jel'egalion to travel to meet him, and .-it is'.impossible that he should not jaugo the spirit which actuated their i going. Premier Stewart, .unless Eire much mistaken, cannot but grasp .'the significance of the occasion, He Is" lebked to as a man and''as- the .bead of the Government to meet the and Strengthen the usefulness ol the same- iu the holder's teaching a class during some part p{ the day in the High School and devoting tbe rest ol his time to tbe supervision Of all the city Public Schools. The opportunity for leaching will enable the, Super- visor lo gel a better touch ol the work, anj also serve the important of getting In sympathy with the diff- erent teachers io what havt to contend with. ]t he ill a capable man this direct icuch with the pupils will be of great benefit, and mere will be further tbe opportunity of tbe eier- else ol that inspiration and that leaJ; ersblp which from 'a maa at the top will permeate the whole school sys- tem and help and lighten the work of the-various teachers, particularly in the matter of discipline ana the gen- eral morale of the schools. With a Supervisor given tbe per- sonal touch which-the occasional-op- portunity for teaching will afford, there will not be that aloofness, or General Headquarters' attitude, which appears to nave clung to the office ot Superintendent as it has bwn car- ried on. HP will become more of a personality L and less ot. an office- holder, which is highly Important in dealing with the young, and particular- Do YouKnowJ TODAY'S QUESllOKS 1. ViTiat are S. What Is a lunar year? 3. What wore the Noyades i. Is ibe reference in all men by these 5. What Is the proscenium theatre? 6. What Is aibbonlsm. imul gave tie ground a soaktiij ou iMday af- ternoon "so ous and gardens. are coming' Bne'noji.'. IVrmers' ill feel better. .1 Know ia a 1. MONDAY'S QUESTIONS Wbo was tbe author of the TUfSlr! (fiom Our Owe TURIN. ihowens ol Monday and Friday last bare iraally Improved the crops that to survive cut worms and wind floras. Several farmera Olfcera are wdtlng for more rain before talc.- Ing the ly with those of High School age. Tlie. High Jhe position 'It holds', should be patterned an-eiample for tho rest of the schools to follow; arid ihis example is bound-to be of Rye will temper tho wind lo the shorn, soil. preialon, "Language siven to men to conceal J. What language are Adam and Eve reputed to bave spoken? 3. What language doss tradition say the serpent spoke! What was tbe Nose Tai? 5. What is'the origin of the phrase "Not worth year a 6. What is a pod and what Is a rookery of seals? ANSWERS 1 Though generally fathered on Talleyrand, the expression was that of Montrond. 2. Persian, the most poetic of languages. 3. Arabic, the most suaslve of lan- guages In Iho world. 4. in the ninth, century tbe W1155 imposed a poll lax on'Irish bouses. This historically called a Nose Tax, because those who neglected lo pay the ounce of gold required were punished by having their noses slit. 5. The phrase means "not worth your wages." The Romans served out rations of salt and other necessaries to their soldiers and civil: servants. These rations were called by the gov- ernment came of salt ar.d when money was substituted'for them, .the WINNIFRED (From Our Own WINNIPRBD, June are sioply looking great tor about ten miles around! Showers June 18th Ilia and on tho ISth. A good rain wont down three inches. grain comiug fine. .Flax will all up utter this rain. Every farmer is summer- fallowing and cheery over the rain and splendid this district. BOW ISLAND Ow -Own BOW ISLAND, June past week (he crops have dono remarkably well ano wheat: Is stooling une all grains growing-well. Hain fell for over an.hour Friday evening and'hai helped to freBhen-.up the grass and grains. More rain Is needed and the people feel cbnndent it will come. The next two weeks will be anxiously awaited. 'o -bjj, (jreaaed ihiih wormc as they desiroy raoro In. a -short -.tjase'i but tbey can'be Vwdled If talwa la time 'and IKb'prppef renieiles'ajpllid. CJT the'speiker put it, "If the 'hop- pen are properly fed they can be de- ulro'red.' you farmers go borne look over tho of your fields, look closely, and you will Ind the young 'hoppera in droves, or fiocis, go out early In the morning, and with a formula, from bran and other in- spread lightly where you find these and the moist sweet bran breakfast will prove a very elfoctive way of making them leol that life U not wbrth living and they Repeat this (wo and three as every 'hopper destroys at least eight plants, during the season, you will be doing good work tor the Beit year. 'When you find these 'hop- pers in quantities report to the Ez- Farm, and you be sent the mixture to feed them. When atij district Is found to bave them In prospects in many places mixing IDaCuine sest to a central point where the preparation Is made in large titles and mixed. The Do- aainiou government will supply aN- that is required at prices that will be for to take care of the 'hop- per pest: this requires co- operation, and there' mikl be united action the whole district U any eiCKEENUP IN SSING TUB wrr u AM E. M. MHthell, of Port Hope, a well-. Londonderry is the seat of civil war..-. History is The new menace Is the drug men- ace, and It is more serious than some people think. stipend went by tbe naine-ot salarium, from which our word "salary11 is. do- rived. A pod Is a group ot young seals, and a rookery their breeding place. good IB to be accomplished. One farmer who had met In North co worm n or that 'the cut worm moth laid their eggs burglars. known florist, died very suddenly. Opt. A. J. Morrison, manager, Sydney, M.S. Milling Co.. i'as. killed by a train. Stamford Women's Institute Is the Erst in Ontario to build and own Memorial Hall.-'-; Aldregc Ethler, of Hull, was killed inBtantly by a steel cap which blew off a boiler. Engineer Hall, C.X.R.. was killec when his engine ran Into a washou1 near Port Arthur. Peter Edwarda, a mlilworker, o Kingston, bequeathed more thao 000 to the Salvation Army. William Vance, postmaster of Mill brook. Durham County, for 60 years died aged SO years. Thomas Chlcoine. a Montreal coi slable, ,was mortally shot by a part' illed by lightning at WheaUe? while coking after, sets. A ei Imn re- ported, the Carletou hai ismlssed the County Hugi Rtf. Kkhard Newtoo Adaat, Methodist ntnlrter of Hie, died at the of farmers are aitiac thit LI- Inspector and In- W. J. O'Connor and Wmi- be rttaored from office for Syket neglect ol duty. _ Among "mtlltkry aoaort ted Is London; Bug, and cabled to Canada was a Military to JL Matlere, ot St. Sugar is now a quarter a pound. There was a time when it sold for a quarter of a quarter. Thursday Is Dipping Day. The farmer who fails to dip bis cattle will deserve to be dipped himself. It is .not so much a question of praying for tain in Southern 'Alberta as praying for irrigation. WARNER (From Our Own Correspondent) WAntfER, June have been frequent "-here during tho past week in many places, whilst in others such as the town itself and its Imme- diate vicinity received very little mois- ture. As a consequence tho crop 'In those-moistened'regions are looking splendid, while .those less fortunate In tho matter.of.rainfall are coming on very slowly. Not a good, steady, .continuous rain is badly needed. still seem to he behind the scenes, but-reports, of cut worm ravages here and there arc becoming more frequent. (Continued From Kront It luoks as If Ohio will play a role in the Democratic Convention as much as it did in the Republican gathering, The tfoion Government, It is said, thinks of changing Us name .In readiness for a, general election. Is it the disbelief In the rose by another name smelling .as- sweet? Rye, It would appear, has not only the of placing an Individual position-known ['three sheets! in the' but ol -counter acting'the .effect of the wind sheets situation, and It Is impossible think tbat he will do otherwise. to A SUPERVISOR FOR THE CITY SCHOOLS .The trustees of the Public Schools, as a result of the recent changes made in I he teaching staff, nil! have to con- sider the- appointment of a man. to take the place of Dr. in this the Board has a very responsible undertaking in Affect any improvernenta which the opportunity The summer .season has been ush- eredin a boating fatality, and Ihe ;tragedy, thougb greatly to be de- attention to, the great need'ol care demands. CARMANGAY (From Our Own Cofrespdndenl) CAR51ANGAV, Juno very fine shower ol rain fell pu Wednesday afternoon and on Friday afternoon we had the heaviest rain in we have hod in a gooft many years. It just came down in bucket-fulls. 'There was somo hall but not enough to do any Some', of-the fanners were beginning to feel fear- ing that another, dry. season was be- ginning. .Wheat Is- looking flne and there arc some nice pieces' ot lire in this district. MACLEOD (From Our Own'Co'riespbnfle'nt) J1ACLEOD, June .2lACrop Veport ed by light wind from the west, and- (or last morning brought a nice shower of -raint.follow- Wednesday anptbefr heavy shower or showers, '.'on 'the district, made every farmer'smile.'' rSoulh to Standoff it was heavier-than-In-Mac- leod. In. the Ha zelmere-Allen fields and Ardenville district the rain .was heavier, with the result .that the" props which were supposed to been destroyed by the wind1 and are now looking fine; and'present pros pects are good. A few-parts are also dry, but tho small. .Gardens are showing up well. Friday night brought a heavy-rain, but did'not ex- tend over a large'area. TABER (From Our' OwVcorrespondent) TADER; June main feature of the crop .situation this week Is the breaking of.the dry spell by plentiful rains, some of ,them heavy. Three heavy, 'rains and Important bul smaller ones have fallen.over db> trict since Wednesday noon. The new moisture is reported down seven Inch- es out Is down to the old. So heavy was the rain south of Pur- ple for" instance, that work on the land with for a day o.r two.; yreather follow- ing has 'tempered by cool, soft and continued presence of clouds makes' rain possible any time witbin a tew The weath- er-is Ideal for- the .crops. In short. Suramerfallowing Is way, and odd pjantings' on Ihe aide, niainly Sax .Grain, barring hlownniut sections, is [coming on .crop Is .feeling be effects of '.tbe licerit rains ant owing fasL. Wheat-was measured-b: he .of -town and uns from 16 to 2j Inches.' Rye was also measured, running Inches, on the summerfallow from August to September lolh. He found If the land was gone over >with a disc cultivator of drag harrow after 15th September, the eggs were destroyed and no cut wo'rms would appear in that land the following year.. Another said he_sow- ed one -hundred acres spring-wheat this spring, by ucing the drill on the land without-disturbing the soil first, If was alt eaten with cut worms, while a ten-acre piece adjoining he ploughed this spring, then sowed'with wheat, these teii acre's were. not touched, showing that there' is some- thing In moving the soil; before sow- ing the seed In the spripj. Col. J.'Murray, of the Noblo .Founda- tion spoke on the soil drifting' and that after trying several experiments they: now think that towing; tall or winter rye on strips of land about four rods wide and the length of the field running 'north and south, In', this way you can cultivate the nest strip of land and save It to" wheat, or other grain; and thus have' tho" field with rye and half with the" spring crop. Do not work yonr suminerfallow after July 1st any year, and not then when it too 'dry.x 'We are now using rod weeders we use in the fall, this Edward Haddock of- Ixindon. a trouble man of the Ontario Hydro, was electrocuted. Brockville Council, by a vole ot 5 to 4. refused' to repeal the daylight saving measure. A fisherman named Dawsoa was Church, St. Marys, One to piecd lien a cjtjoas truck LeHhi s, email Tillage near Oiren Sound-, and con- siderable damage >vw .done to fruit trees Iu tbe dlijrlct. Tbe Crawford f House, one ol the best known Essex county. been jsold main, who' also owns tho King George Hotol, Wm. Parkhtll, had a nar- row escape wbin croMing -the rail- way track when was hit -by a freight trais-andtbaily. damaged, and he was cut and bruised. H. Thompson, a farmer living near Mapleton, notiSed'tho :Londoe police that'he gave a ride in- his anto to two young msn who compelled him it the point 'of 4 'revolver'- to them all hip. money.i while there Is some 62 inches high south of" Fmcastle and: east. Claims 'roui north, not as bis. Wheat 12 inches is ouite. cpnimpn, and pleniy at 15 'Grass .thick, and :at'.sto.-k causing remaik: Prbspecfs of the best. If any mistakes bave been 'to have been made In .the offers. found; changes- made a yenr ago, it is very important that there should be no In this 'matter the Board 'can only by .experience. we may suggeit to the trustees, spirit of co-operation, nothing 'be gained in filling tbe position pf Superintendent of Schools on tho old It appears to us, as ft ra- ,tipnal solution of the situation, that 'tho name nf Superintcncient should 'give way lo that of Supervisor, and tbV drial office of Supervisor and of the High School be em- in the same individual. This would naturally mean a higher salary CoV the Principal o! tho High School, that he will bave to undertake two- ,'foW1 responsible duties; but at the .same time in tho change the Board The Calgary Board of Trade, in giv- ing its attention to Is show- Ing a, praiseworthy spirit ot co-opera- tion and' fellow feeling. The action will be highly appreciated by tho farmers south. Calgary Is in the throes o( a street car problem. How to make every passenger pay his and her fare Is one of the questions to be solved. A journey on the Lclbbridge street cars MILK 'RIVER (From Our JHLK RIVER, Jyme The crops In this district are "looking very good. All up. The east country as far as should, help factorily. In answering '.it satis- If William Jennings Bryan attempts la" insert a "bone dry" declaration In the rsolutions In the coming; Demo- cratic. Convention It will lead It 13 suggested to a "wet plank" in Ihft same. From this it would seem tnal W. J. B. may drive the Convention to drink. COWLEY-: V COWLEY, June rain for about one hour on Wednesday'night still not as much as wished lor. Sev eral farmers are reporting serious damage by- cut worms, li particular the crops .both last year and Ihls-have been up by cut worms, i Alfalfa fpot high is reported. GRASSY LAKE' 'From Our own Correaoonrttnu' GRASSY-LAKE, June rains-have cheered the'-hearts of tho fanners, but still more, Is wanted. The cut worm is stil) busy. in_several sections, but all around are look- Ing better tiis week. Unfortunately Ihe rain has-not been-.general; :'some having plenty and one small'district south of'town none at all.' Kippervllle had heavy storms last week. The cutworms-are doing dam- age in some places, r There is a little flax and barley still being sown. Re ports from 1-20 and 1-21 that the crops turns up the clods and leaves the land rough for the winter winds. We also use the drag harrow, and bate siwn with 32 Hoe drills. Last fall'we tried aowibg on" the west side' of fields a strip ot.rye, .which we have found a great help, but all these things must be worked oul by the community it It is to be a success, co-operation by all, for all and with, alibis.the only way to. have any pt these schemes work to-a 'successful issue. v; The 'happiest crowd of 'jeo'ple' seen in JUaclepdlhia year Was seen a'l Mrt. I >v w.cDBnsld's Saturday afternoon, June celebrating a birth- day, someone of the to the birthday, and everyone was in such good spirits you.would think It was his or hers. Saturday "evenlw; in .Macleod was held a meeting of very important men, bankers, solicitors and financiers dls- sslng some matters of great Import- ce'lo the town of 5lacl6od and dls- Icl. The press waa'not invited. The ily news available Is tbat it will be the advantage of the town arid juntry and will be revealed later, hen it is all In working order, and lady for the public. Major Douglas, with his men ex- ect'fo leavo Tuesday for Banff. They ill be in Calgary'.-for the fair, and rrive at Banff later. arc in gooil shape iiut rain is needeil. Some farmers are-talking of catting their fall rye for hay around the" first of July. The Toronto Globe hits the mark when it says, "There' seems lo bo a wide field In Canada lor the training of orators lo say what they mean lo say when they say it first, instead of having to explain later that they didn't say what most people who heard them say they did aay." 'ETZIKOM (From Our KTXIKOM, June a looking, good here though they are a little backward for this lime of year But with (he warm Weather In the day- time and showers in the evening as we've been getting In the past ten days, we'll be sure to have a. crop Some farmers are! beginning to cu heir (all rye for hay, It b'eliig a good crop anyway. to gain economy with e denjy. The amalgamation of tho offices will mean that the salary .of.'-t'ho Superintendent will be cut and added to that of the Prin- cipal of tho High School, making It ati; -allracllve one and widening Iho field for the application ol sullable 'and: desirable candidates. present system of a Principal of tho jHIgh School, entrusted with the .responsibilities of the School, and a s'tiperinlelident, who also shares thfll U a top-heavy one, and 'it-his been shown In tho experience :ti failed in the working. Tying 'ft lYiiiclpal down In tho High School :tb 'Uacal'rfg all day naturally handicaps tilm; In that he Is not In a position t6 make that general supervision of ih6 'SchooL which comes within his .-In general such that of Supervisor, II would uctd lo The gentleman who deplores the use of gas on grasshoppers, in tbat it Is cruelly to animals, evidently looks en the creatures from an aesthetic-and not practical point ol view. He should be placed on'a quarter section where the hoppera abound to earn his'living, and no doubt his intimate acquaint- ance wilh them will change his tender regard. STRIKE THREATENS TORONTO, Juno ia n change Ih the- situation here between I the Toronto Railway Company and llsi employees. A conterene was expect- ed lo havo taken plnce mornltij between the company and the men, but It failed to materialize. Mr. F.'T. Hubbard, for tbe company, said there was no .chango In Its ntti- lude, Tho men meantime nay Itioy art'adhering lo thfilr denifliirtH: 6f 66 cents en hour. ORION (From Our Own Correspondent) ORION, June have don' well during the Tho rain which 'nave tone rignt-.down severa 'riches have helped tho lato sown grain and also flax. .The curious, thing.I that while one part of Ihe district, go tho rains of tno ijtli and 15th a'npttie part only got a little more- than i quarter ot an inch In pone'trallofl. Th rafn of the IGth was'generaKan'fl is must have had about'two-.or thre inches In nil of Iho rnln. In the Thortp son district the rain was heavier b the Hth than farther BOulh. vle> of the shortage ol feed wo find farmers are trying to grow tee'J corn One farmer Is going lo try put som sunflower for callla (ceding In th winter, No damage from grasujioppcr yet, MAGRATH (From Our Own .MAORATH, June shower which passed over the. dlslrl on Wednesday nflcrnopft haVcHee're tho farmers wonderfully. atoppe to some extent the work nf the C! worma and bugs that have been bul on Ihe crops anti soaked dowu lo uic the old moisttirg. rofessor Strickland and Col Murray Addressed a Big Farmers'Meeting. (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, June iu th est ol Macleoii are in good snap aving picked up quickly since th rass came. Sons, wbo top teir caltla North last summe rough! ihem back with very litl! ss. They have them now on the wn range In Ihe Porcupine HIM they own several hundred acre aytng It all fonceil wilh plenty viter.' They are erectidg large shed tables and way to supply beef and horses fo lie market at any Una on sho otlcc. They havelono ot this be quipped slock rancae'slin tho counli nd havB enough -ft -themselves landle entire 'bunch ol stoc They have also .a number of fin chickens, turkeys and pigs.. A goc acreage ot brome- grass, .which wl illier fields of grain-Is under irrlg .Ion, Thiiy expecU'WJjeilt1 sufflcle !e'ed lor Uicir stock own Isi ,hl9 year. j L'--' few of thbse'wliq nave been bu by -hqw-'finding that it Is not-so-b'Sd had thought some grain'-ia already grbwing, the resulf'ot th6 recent rains. Otliers say It Is almijat gonflj A.crowded houso greeted Ihe spoaV- crs on Saturdny atMrnoon, when tho popular subjects. soil- (Irlfllng were discusici by Prolessor Stficklan'l of the' "Oominlon Bxperi- riienlal Farm. .He djiinssed rlie cut n'orm iti all Its nowledged tbat so they had no fomedy for -this pert. They deposit their cgga during Ihe. month of In the groind and In .th'e sround only. It ihe gfay one Ihal tloos most harm whflfl Ihe Red back lay their CKBS on pTntits, or weeds In the field. The grasshoppers .wcro loday more EMPRESS OF ASIA DOCKS VANCOUVBIt, June a Ine-day passage from Yokohama the anadian Pacific ocean liner, Empress f' Asia, made port today with 450 aloon 200 second-class nd G50 Orientals aboard. It was ecessary to convert tbe second-class moktng room Into 66 cabins in order o accommodate the largo number'ol lassengers. CHURCH DIGNITARIES ARRIVE NEW YORK, June addition to Cardinal Be- gin of Quebec! and Archbishop Mathleu, ol Regina, Bishop Edward A. of St. John, N. B., was among :he church dignitaries who arrived on ;ho steamer La France Saturday. Buy Victor (HIS MASTER'S VOICE) Records HERE Quick service, courleoun clerks, and all the catalog to choose Iroin al MASON RI8CK VICTROLA PARLORS flcmcmber tha big saving you can make on Itwl Seal Records over last year's prices. Ask to 'lot you hear 6otno. VICTROLAS ON EASY TERMS, Are ;_5 White Canvfes Shoes are porous, light and cool. You will find all styles in our wide assortment, Prices to Widths A to E, all b Buck or Canvat. 'C- .7 ASK TO BE .J. Nelson FITTED 8.HERLOCK BUILDING ALL Alitb Extra Years of Easy Ridinjg Many a bright, shiny-looking bicycle is a gay deceiverl It merely built to In a, few short months it becomes a chipped, rusty- .looking object that runs as hard u itjooks. On the other hand, C. C. M. 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