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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR SVEDNESDAV, JUNR She letbbtiboe Derail alberta- DAILY AND WEEKLY Publlihers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD COMPANY LIMITED iti (Hi Street South, LtthbrWjo W. A- BUCHANAN President and Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager Member Audit Bureau of Circulation Subscription Rates: Daily, delivered, -'6 Dally, delivered, per year ......1-50 Daily, by mall, per year........ 6.00 Weekly, by mall, per year...... 1.60 by mall, pur year to U.S. 2.00 DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE AND THE SOUTH COUNTRY present stir over getting the Irrigation project In Southern Alberta started as soon as possible, iu the emergency created by the soil-drifting ciused by the recent windstorms, there Is the apparent tendency to find Uult with the Department of Agri- culture of the Province in the im- preBSlon created that it has sens ed nor attempted to meet and remedy -the situation. In fairness to a de- partment such .as the Provincial De- partment of It is only right that such an impression should Iu anything of suspicion against iUe BoatJ or any dissatisfac- tion that it Is not acting in the Inter- ests ci the fanner. There is one thing which should reallsed to regard to the Wheat Uoard. and that is that ou it- tho farmer cau fully depend for getting the fullest advantage of tbe price of wheat, With the wheat market conducted as it. was wout to bo ho was net always sure of tuts. In the way such markets have the habit of being conducted it Is not always the producer who fes receiv- ed the maximum of advautage in tha way of prices, la the present experi- ence of the Board, it may truly be said to hive' justified its existence so far as the interests of the farmers ars concerned. Beyond that the na- ture of the strength of the opposition DoYou to its continuation mendation. spells its com- TODAY'S' QUESTIONS t. What is the title known as, the Khedive of Egypt? -l 3. .Who was the "Veiled prophet of 3. What is Ihe origin of the phrase "Tell that to the What is aieno-lluto! 5. What is. the meaning of to "kick the 6. What Is a miuute gun TUESDAY'S QUESTIONS What are teoiarsl What Is a luuar year? What were the Noyades What Is. the rcfcrencu In "Knew he corrected. So far as the Department of Agri- culture Is concerned, it has its special functions to observe as a vehicle of the Government on particular lines. Of .'Ihe and being a de- partment of that.: Government, ;it Is .ereited.-tor furthering policies on agri- cultoral lines as ouilmed by the Gov- This being so it is hlgblv .Mtisfaetory to know that this Depart- ment; has been alive to the present situation and has'made, and Is mak- ing, every effort to find an'immediate Eolation of tho same ff the irrigation works were started Just at this stage, without the same being completed, there would have iheen the present (Ituttfon which the winds have creat- ed. "Accordingly, what the Depart- ;jaent of Agriculture; as'parl of the Government machine has done, and is consideration from being unjustly AN AMERICAN WRITER BRITAIN'S WAR EF-FORT When wo note tho raucous notes of certain ia the States to belittle Brit- ain's part in the and thus en- deavor strife and animosity between two friendly nations, il Is well to see an American placing Brit- ain's position clearly and unhesitating- ly before his countrymen-. In the cir- cumstance the Empire Mall, an Over- publication, fittingly al- ludes to the contribution'as follows: England's achievements in the Great by the word England we course, the whole of tte geographical entity known as lirilain well enough known, and are testified to by sufficiently well authen- ticated facts to justify bur leaving their accurate appraisement to "the bar of history. At. the same time, however, It Is exceedingly pleasant to find a; friendly writer in a foreign country. uslug the magic of his pen to set'the facts in the right perspec- all men by these presents" 5. What Is tho prosceulum in a theatre? 6. What is Hibbonism. 1. Lines ANSWERS a map connecting places which have the sarno mean barometric pressure. 2. Twelve lunar months. There sre 13.lunar months in the ordinary year. 3. A means of execution adopted at Nanles In the first French revolution, called "Vertical Deportations." Some 150 persons were slowed in the hold of a vessel ou tha Loire, the vessel was scuttled and the victims drowned. 4. To the' writings or documents present. 5. The front part of the singe be- tween the drop curtain and the or- chestra. C. An assocadon organized In Ire- land about 1SOS. Its' two main objects were' U) to secure "fixity of and (2) to deter anyone from taking land from which a'tenant had been evicted. The name arose'-'from -a rib- bon woru as a bad go In the button- hole. Farming of Today and Farmers' Movement Discourse. Iho farming of today. Day bad good houses doing, demands' It from maligned. In the circumstances "to which we refer, if should be regarded as emi- nently satisfactory that tho Depart- ment of Agriculture has been..right "OB the Job from the moment the wind- area was visited by the storm. We have it that the Opputy-jilntster: with a diligent energy, was on the spot.without the smallest' and travelled over the'district to sense tfie extent of the damage done'. In this reaped ..we note, that extensive and energetic efforts have beeiTmade, with the situation by 'getting the .necessary "rye seed and putting machinery into operation to distri- bute the same as soon as'obtained. In thia respect tte Department has not hllen down. The Department of Agriculture 'is': doing a great deal of good' oat- side that of the provision, of at the present time in.its aiding in tfie campaign against grasshoppers, jit was of 'much 'service in Ihe spring in distributing seed, grain. Again, It was.Instrumental in providing feeil toi Etock.durluK (he feed shortage. further, in helping needy farmers In household necessities such nn-agricultural pro- vince the functions of the Agricultural of and to. the Department has fully lived up In the matter fit irriga- tion It is a governmental policy as a whole, and the statement is properly made that it isf ot the particular func- llon.of tha'Department, but, one on which, it will have to act on when irVi- five, and to give us that meed of praise which .none but an Ignorant nepotism would seek to deny us. Mr. Owen .Wister, ono of the most charm- ing of American authors, has written a new book, entitled "A1 SUaight Deal or the Ancient for the pur- pose of destroying that false reading of history -which causes so many Am- ericans to hold .fast to-the belie! that England has always been their enemy. Mr. Wster says that the latest lay of this Ancient Order of Grudgers "What did England do in' the .war With' this question as his text, Mr. Wister proceeds to write one ot tha most magnificent tributes to British tenacity and bravery come'under our notice. He Through four frightful yjara she fouglit with splendour, she suffered with splendour, she. splendour The ._ second; "battle of Ypres'Is butrono drop'in the sea of tFroid Our Correspondent) Juno Sunday In Macleod was a success so far as the crowd attending church ser- vices. In tho morning at the Presby- terian 'Jhurcb, Rev. J. Kennedy- preached to a-good congregation- on Rev.. W. H. at both the Waterton -and Allenfleld schools, and at the Hathwell school a full, house greeted the. Rev. W. A. Lewis in the afternoon, and in the Methodist Church, Macleod, iu tho evening he gave a very "'strong sermon on the farmer prophet Ellsha, who was cull- ed to 50 and take Elijah's place In the coiinlry Ja wilch. he lived. He spoke of the'great farmer movement that, IE moving the D.omlnlon today, and the Sreat work.that.lies before this great body of-men. Then as Individuals, esch have a do and to carry on In order, that the work laid "out for us may ha accomplished. Ralph Griffin, the sou of a promlnenl English farmer died Monday morning after a lingering illness.. Me has been an intalid for some' years, and for Ihe past mouth, has ;been gradually sink ing, and not uneipected He was born in England 32 years ago and since coming to Alberta has llvec with his father ou his farm east Macleod. The funeral will'tie from the Methodist Church on Wednesday June 23rd, 1920. The U'iVi'; held; a very interesting meeting Saturday, when, tho crop sit uation was-discussed, ami many re ports from'the district were received (Continued Worn Front'Page.) "The premier.says that he saw Hon. Mr. Meighen in'May, and that he knows hi? mind. The mouth of Mai- is very far back. 'Many farmers and Iheir wives, and families have lived fifty years since trial time.., Juno tho eight is the yeare- they remember. Hon. Mr, Meigheu.has jived spine ot these years in, sympathy.withi them, through what W. A. Buchanan has told him, and he has seen the photographs that were sent down." .are to be ..defended from en- tangling alliances the -Dominion, goverameuL _We Know, what th'c'.suf- fering natiohs world aro going through what some peiple ip a neighboring state arc afraid, of. H appears that our farmers are to bo allowed, to .'suffer 'two governments cannot ijo': brought. to- gethoi-. We'are to wait- for thirty what happen after Forty-one in Field for 'fen Seat of --Colors. une Keeps Up Its .Name for Couples IN Tut UAH Natural gas-was dlacovere'i farm, sevea miles from Ottawa J-Jorfh AldborquRB bill BiijV Asso- (From Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND, June recent bowers have considerably Improved rop conditions In this vicinity. The irmers'aro mostly smiling again. Italta Is making excellent growth, wbtat Is up twelve and thirteen nches. Several ot the farniers'aro preparing o combat the1 grasshoppers. icsts are showing up ID considerable numbers especially norlh ot town. The wedding reception ;given last Wednesday by Mr. and Mrs. 0. B. Strong in honor of iheir daughter, and. Mr. Henry Anderson >roved to be one of the prettiest al- Trs of the season. The Opera house was engaged for tho occasion. A arge number of guests were present and a'g'ood time was enjoyed by all feature of the evening was the 'plum which waa tlie crowning item on the dinner menu. The young couplo wera the recipients of many beautiful and costly presents. Mr. George Paris, and Miss 'Lucille Kinsey were quietly married in LetU- afidgolast Tuesday. They are spend-, log short Banft.. On Saturday a parly of three couples went south to get married. The happy couples are Miss Valeria Nalder and Mr. 'Hcber Allen, Miss Melba Kirkham -and Mr. Myron Holmes, Miss Lauretta Salmon and Mr. Rondal Dahl.' The Alumni Association of the Knight Academy gave a very success- ful banquet and Saturday. Mr..D. B.. Fowler wife spent the last. week-end in town. .They motored Iroii Cards ton, The Dominion .Marksmen Club In connection wUh the Cadet corps'held US last shooting contest on Thurs- day. High scores of the day were Cadet Athol Cooper, 95.85 per cent.; Cadet Paul Christian 94.2S per cent.; Cadet Douglas Pairs 85.42 per ,cenl.; Cadet Joseph Kirkham 85.14, perWhL; and Cadet Orvtn Hickea 85 per cent. ciatloii are Juue 23rd. holding a reunion on Mrs.'Bdwiit Hodges, of: Kitchener, 24' years old, committed suicide by asphyxiation." Krult growers about -London aro offering four cents a box to straw- berry pickers. At Glehcbo the wind was so heavy In too recetst Aln storm, that many trees were uprooted. About residents of Carado'c Township met at Mount Brydges in witness the uhvelllns of the mouu- raent to tie memory of Iho 28 Oara- doc boys who fell in the yrar. Oxford County Council refused to grant JSOO for the building of luueh room r.t the Woodstock Collegiate In- stitute. tier. W. C. Rivers who moves from Dorchester (o HenKSl! .Meihodlzt Church, was presented with a purss of gold. Mrs. Wm. Lewis, aged. 60, concos- eton 5, London Township, was acci- dentally drowned In a smell well at her homo. Six horses belonging to Jas. n. who was murdered in .Xew York, are entered to run at Windsor racs track oo July 14th.- Poilce throughout western Ontario are on the lookout for Gen. Beadle, who claims to be an artist and globo who, escaped pn Immi- gration officer at Ithebondon G.T.R. station.. ASK TO BE FITTED Aright on the Patfuwy of Life No child can wear an 10 interring to mother ta itoporUut In fit to the child as the ante it leanu to And important because the foot In Ufa by the fit of the know to and in fitting them drawing hoir to. make the gradual change8 to eult, frowing SHOES FOR ALL AGES ASK TO BE W. J. Co. SHOES FOR FllTED SHERLOCK BUILDING ALL AGES j The list of Glen Hamilton, R, Parrish, Mrs. Edith gal fton la established her "epic courage; yet it would a "poem. .c During '1917- 18 Britain's armies held the enemy in three continents and on six fronts, KuA-co-operated 'with'her Allies on. Iwo.more fronts. Her six hundred and fifty-eight thousand dead by the Zambesi, the find across the sworld to Flanders a'-gpod example of innumer- able passages of an equally noble char- acter to'be found throughout the book. No ono who has road it can any longer be excused for belittling our contribu- for Freedom on the ignorance.. Those ''g'rudgoiVVwho, after this, persist In The cry, "What did.'SMKftd'.the war, musfiSgttity'of wilful perversion of tfie quite as important as Ms- statistics of British war energy aro -.-_ Mr..., psychological skelches'of. the subtle differences thai divide the BritoV and his cousin the American. ;He Teminds 'his country- men that In spite of those differences, wo are (heir nearest'rc'lation, and that from ,-Bonaparle' to (he, falser, we hare never allowed any outsider to harm them.-" He emphasises the need of America to retain our goodwill, not only for material reasons, or for the sake of safety, but also' for those few deep, ultimate ideals of law, liberty, lite, manhood and womanhood, which we share, and which America got from Recent Rain Makes' Farmers Busy Rcsee.ding- Sp'ots'Bijred By the WWs; 9 (Prom Our'Own Correspondent) BOWVJLL'E, June one hundred and fifty people attended.the Sunday meeting helif Jn-.tho Bqwville halt under the auspices of ths local U.F.A. The were Rev.' M, B, Anderson, Rev. -SCenlak'e 'and "Mr. Uri- llnen who all spoke1 very 'eloquently' on the need of Christianity in every.' true -We were very for- tunate in having wilh accomplished orgAriist" W- Mrs. .Will' Sunnau of Fort William. Out., who visiting in this community..' The; fol'. lowing vocal aeWotlons were tend- ered: Solo, .Mrs. Bobcrl quar- tette, Mrs, Messrs. Ilariey, W. D. JIcAlpIne; and Archie McAlplne; duet, Mrs. Englehart and Miss solo, "Does Jesus' Archie Mr. and Mrs. Louis Oliver, .Melville departedi'for .their home at Wayne, M Winnipeg for the provia- cial elections nonjinated today are as follows: T. H. 'Johnson, R. Jactih, Dr T N. Lowery, W. I, Rogers, Duncan Cameron, John :Stbvel, Fred Law and Will Gibbon. e opposition W J Christie, Halg, J Tupper, A. McMartln, George Lawrence, P. V, Torrance, Mrs. G. Lipsett-Sklnner, M. MclnneS Coh J. LIghtfOot and J. O. .Turntinll. -.Dominion Labor J. Dixon, Ivens, F. OJs Tipping and M. James. A R B Russell, R J Johns, W. A. Prilchard and George Armstrong.- .Social John Queen -Ei-soldiers and sailors' labor party S.'eartwright JJorria >feil S Lyons and J, .11. :Glslason 'Progressive H, Forrester. J Progressive Dr W C THE, FUTURE OF THE ;WHEAT BOARD of the Wheat. Board'has been a matter of consideration, and it would appear that'll will There has been opposition against the existence of Ibis Board, but when the same come tp bo analysed it will he seen that a .rery great deal cornea not from the farmers but from those who aro flnan- .cjally Interested In benefitllng from a market in grain, other than that of national selling, such as the grain ex- changes and the milling interests. So M as the Individual farmer Is con- cerped, with' the system of participa- tion cWlificales, he has prbfiltcd by the existence of. the Wheat Uoard In that he has reaped Ihe full benefll of the selling price, in a way that other- wise hato 'done. H there has been any dlssatlsfac- U0H or suspicion of Iho Wheat Board; it-has been set aside, or at least rtc- to be set aside, by'the recent Tiiua given tojartlcipation cerllflcatc-s, Tha fact thai last year's crop will mean in price lo the, Canadian farmer more than the price set by Iho RUtet should do a tery' groat den! In spile of Sir Sam Hughes the re- mitation of Sir .Arthur Currlo will Eland untarnished. Morden. Bailey Fisher, Mrs; John Dick and Mrs.; L. 11 oil ing.' 'Independent and-Captain D. -Leo Warde June is keeping up its name ns t'oe leafy month in the fine showing of foliage and green in the city The big'preparations are. being made amongst the various communi- ties in the south country ior ce'lebrat- fng Dominion Day speak well ot the patriotic spirit that Is abroad The negligence, of one may prove Ihe misfortune ot many. Farmers should bear this strongly In mind when (lipping day comoa round on Thursday, June 24lli. However much they may lie deserv- ing of the same, the decision come lo by the members ol the House at Ot- tawa not lo press tor increase of ses- sional indemnities, so-as lo set the example ot thrift, Is highly commend- able In the spirit behind it. Clinton Collegiate Institute L T. Gourde Bvaris icft.'oiiv Tuesdaj' for. Calgary' whe'rt' fenler i of the hospitals for medical'tr'natnient-: iir. and Mrs'. Ernest CranU are re, celving the rjingr.ilnlntlona of. Iheir friends over the birlh.of a'.baby girl at the Kolilen hospllal In.C'armangay on, June 12tb. _, On last Thursday several of the Ifedles eathered at Ihe hbrhfi of Mrs. Wymaa and quilted a conffortcr for (lie parsonage.' 'Mrs. Harry Shearer was'- hostess to the' Priscilla Club last Wcciric'sday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Irwin sperfl Iho Lcthbrlflge. Jfra, Robert McVlnnlo relurned Irom Thursday whore she under doctor's caro. gavo ;a lecture In Champion on 'Frllay evening regard- ing his experiences in Palestine. We wlsli to slate that there has a mlsundtrslanding, which la to bo very much regretted among a fow thai the Sunday meeting of the farm- era was to bo of n: conlrnvorsnl na- tuto. We moat emtihaUcally stale that it was never the intention of the speakers or tho committee that there was to be any conlroversary what- soever, it was a most satisfactory and pleasant meeting. On Friday everting, Jun6 Sath a, lec- ture Is lo be given in the hall by Hev. Klcnlake on his experiences in the Dardanelles. Several musical sections nro being prepared nnfl a lunfli will be served after the lecture. The crops arc. not very satisfactory as the wind did so much damago and the cut wormn have appeared In Sftv- nral Dlno-n. After the uptcn'illd rain Krhlay many of Ihe formers liavo liwn-ro-scciliiiB n' few of Iho bare spots lo uals, On the niaci flnnne llldgc rlip Crcpu'rirc muc-h bfil- ler Ihrin ifj FIRE IN BALTIMORE BALTIMOHE. June I '-within; feel where Ihe great 1804 which wiped out Baltiraofo's.b'uslncsa dls flames early "this 'mD'mlng prac tically wrecked the'seven-storey build Ing at 37 Hopkins Place and quickly spread to four other structures. The damage will likely reach ,000 arid this briKgVJtrjB.. h're damagi for BalirmOre '.tm-' 1' tho first 'In-ltO' Storj'-Darby THE PIANO FOR YQIJ BKCAVSB It lasts tlmc and gives' perfccl' satlsfaclion, 'always -'14' a Mason Thero's a slzo every purpose. Sold on easy terms'at to Home" prices. Ask Catalogue. Vlirtrolt" After a hearty meal avoid that stuffy feeling, if you chew a stick of WRIGLEYS Other benefits: i to teetft, breath, appetite, nerves.1 That's a good deal to siet for Scents! Sealed Tight-Kept Right! ;