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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOtfl THE LJGTrfBRIDGR DAILY HERALD Xetbbriboe Deralb Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Puollshert THE LETHBINDOE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED >23 6th Street South, Lethbrldg: W. A. BUCHANAN Fmldjnt ana Managing Director Johl Business Manage! Member Audit Bureau of Circulations. Subscription Hates: Daily, delivered, per .13 Daily, delivered, per year 7.50 Daily, by mail, per year 5.00 Weekly, by mall, per year I.eO ot independent nations joined to-] gether tor cemmou ends. !t was the orieiual luteutiou ot tbe authors ot thu I'eace Treaty tu hold the first meeting o! the Assembly In Washington in November Tho abstention ot tne United Stales, how- ever, made this impossible, auJ tho Assembly was accordingly tor a year to meet In Brussels, In- stead then ot commencing its career by a meetias of tho Assembly, tbe Council has bseu first brought Into being as the authority ot the League. The Council comprises eight members. Four represent the principal Allied Brit- ain. Frauce. and Japan, and, as Sir Herbert significantly observed, there IB s vacant chair at the table ivhle'd speaks volumes. The remain- ing ot the eight members are repre- sentatives of Spain. Belgium. Greece, and Brazil. Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is a cabKs leuglh? Wtat Is "Jack Cade Icsls- 3. What Is the origin ot the phrase "Caesar's wile should be above sus- 4. What Is Bviantlne art! 5. "What Is the meaning ot the "King of Vvetof'T 6. What was the "Ca by mall, pur year to U.S. 2.00 RUMPUS OVER THE BOARD OF COMMERCE Tho way. In' which one by uue the members of the late Board ot Com- merce have bid goodbye to it is strongly redolent of the rats who left the sinking ship. The last one to out of the wreck Is Mr; Mur- dock and bis is the most dramatic1 departure of the three in "the charges he has made which reflect on the Gov- ernment. These are charges of such 'a nature as to demand Investigation and contradiction, it the public is not lo be avowed to remain In the ballet, which the charges convey, that It was hoodwinked in the forming of the Board, which, in so many words, was a camouflage of what it was Intended to he, Charges of the kind made by ex- CommiEsioner Murdock have a habit ot sticking. There Is the greater likelihood In the present ones In the fact that so far as effecting any changes' ih'the way ot reducing prices, "the public will be hard pressed to re- call any special hene5t which the Board of Commerce obtained, parti- cularly in the on again' oft again policy In regard to sugar. So far as the actual working of the Board went It appears to have been inclined to harass and ..interfere with 'the small fry In the shape ol the retail merchant and to leave the big fellow alone. At leaot this was the impression created. On the top of the'cbarge ot Mr. JIurdbck th'at the Board was created to protect tbe profiteering friends of the Government. The ac- cusations cannot be allowed to pass unchallenged. It Is not only the charges made by the last of tbe Commissioners on the Board of Commerce that the public is concerned with. If everything he says Is true there cannot be the just resentment of. the people that they have been, made fools 'of; there Is also the unnecessary expenses to which the'country Has'liiori' put'in the creation of the Board lo ostensibly perform duties which, interpreting Mr. Murdock, it was never intended to do, and, in which it was thwarted all along when it proceeded to endeavor to do. The whole thing, If the facts are as stated, constitutes a grave ac- cusation which needs clearing up. It is satisfactory to find that all the cor- respondence is being made public. Arrow? MONDAY'S QUESTIONS What Is tbe orisiu of the Broad 3. 4. Wrjat were fagot votes? What Is a Chapel? YVTisl Is the meaning ot "pair 5. What !s a "led 6. What is the origin of How the League- of Nations has al- ready functioned In proving its utility Is furnished by the role it has play- ed in the case ot the Saar Valley. Here it was pointed out by Sir Her- bert Ames the Saar Basin lies be- tween France and Germany, with a population. ot people engaged maiiily In the production of coal. France, whose coal areas had been devastated during the German occupa- tion, demanded control pf this sup- ply, which was absolutely nei-ossary for her industrial rebuilding. But to have placed 700.005 Germans under the control of France would have been to, have incited a war of revenge, On the other hand, to havo left the coal area under the control .of Germany, would have rendered the. French sup- CANADA AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS An interesting statement with re- gard to the League of Nations was that made last week in the House by Sir Herbert Ames, Financial Director of the Secretariat of the League. He mentioned that when nine months ago he went overseas to accept the position he knew littio of the work and of the conditions under which It was to be carried out. He believed in the ideals of the League, and as a Canadian was proud of Canada's prompt decision to enter the League, but his decision was Influenced by faith rather than by sight. He was at his place however after nine months. In which he had gained an Inner light by actual experience as to what the League stood for in, as no confessed, an altogether dltfcren attitude of mind. The League or Na lions he declared is no longer dream; It is a reality; it has being it has, [one-. It has organs; i functions. The League of Kationa was official- ly born on January 10th. 1920, on ;-which date the Treaty of Peace came into force. Sir Herbert Ames was only recapitulating interesting history when he elated that during the last five months 24 of the 'i'i original sig- natories nave duly ratified the Treaty. Th6 matter Is still In douM in respect of China, Equador, and the Hcdlas, al- though It seems probable that China by accepting the Austrian Treaty will become a member of Ihe League of Nations. Only five out of the forty- flvo possible original members have definitely abstained from entering the Ixsague. These are the States. Cuba, HayII. Honduras, Nicaragua, Thua the League of Nations already contains thlrty-soven States. Already thirty-seven rowers with a total popu- lation of people fiAro, join- ed the League. Never in the history of the world, emphasized the menifter tor SI- Antoinc, lias fo large a number ply Of this necessity most precarious and to have threatened French indus- trial life with extinction. It was necessary, therefore, to operate the area with justice to both contending parties. The League of Nations. Couu- cll at its first meeting set up a Com- mission to administer the Saar. Basin, In accordance with the- terms laid down in the Treaty. This Commis- sion has for Canadians a peculiar in- terest, In that one ot the most active and successful members ot the Com- mission is the well known ex-mayor ot Winnipeg, Mr. R. D. WauKbjj Another example 61 a specific task enjoined by the Treaty is the govern- ment of the free city of Dan Lzic. Here aga'n, a difficult problem faced the makers' of peace. Access to the Baltic Sea is a necessity to Poland, in order to engage iu foreign commerce, but this access could only be secured, by detaching a port, formerly German, and making it available for Polish commerce. To have given Dantzic to Poland, or .to have left Dantzic in the control of Germany, would have precipitated another war. Dantzic has, bean placed under ths authority of the League of Nations. TUs Council has appointed Sir Regi- nald Tower, a British administrator who distinguished himself In South Ajnerica as High Commissioner, with instructions to draw up a constitution, fo hold popular elections, and In the capacity of administrator and arbiter to establish settled conditions of gov- ernment, on terms that will be just lo all. This he has done under the guar- antee of the League ot Nations. .The free city of Dantzic will make treaties with Qermnny and with Poland, and the League of Nations will see to it ANSWERS 1. It was tbe cognizance ot Henry, Viscount Sydney. Earl of Itomney, master-general of the ordnance (1593- who used it in marking the gov- ernment stores. 2. Votes obtained by tho nominal transfer of property ot s person whose inco'nva was cot otherwise sufficient to qualify him to be u voter. The small chapel1 east of the altar or behind the screen ot the high sltar dedicated to the Virgin Mary. 4. When two members of Parlia- ment agree to absent themselves and not to vole, so that one neutralises tbe other. The Whips generally find the pairs for the members. 6. An obsequious person who dnnccs attendance on the master and mistress, of a v house, for which ser- vice he has knife and fork at the dinner table. Healed like a dog ami was always graced with the title of captain. The. meaning of universe! cure which the word conveys comes from Its derivation from Panacea, tho daughter ot Esculapibs, god of medi- cine. The medicine that cures is the ut rain fell during the week. condition gootl ralii 'during the ivfeefc. Bow Island, condition Six hours' good durla; tbe week, PTOIU five to six per cent, damage bjr wind and clilwornis. Uurdett, condition fair. Sii hours' raia during the weeV. flrassjr Lake, condition falv. Four hours' rafu da Juno 23 Crops are growing good. Purple Springs, condition good. I her has been cool with showers. Taber, condition good. Kour hours' good rala during vrgefc. condition' Hne. Uood ers during week..- Lethbrldse. condition fair. Ham fell during tho Trees. Hoppers are appearing. Foremost, condition pood. Rsln fell during-the weet. Etzlkonj. conditions good hours of rain during tho week. Manyberrles, couditlcii good. Heavy ralas during the week. Sterling, conditions good- Showers fell and no dftmage has occurred. New Daytoii, condition good, al fine, showers and all grain 's ln EOod shape. Warner, coiiuitlon good. Crops are looking good arid rain tell. Slilk Hirer, randlUon good. Showers fell and ereryrilng IE looking line. No vhich of town and went northward has done some damageT to although it Is'too eUrly to estf mate the damage done. The diy fol- owiug (Juno 23rd) we had a good aln estimated at more than one Inch ma was general for this district. Tek- ne things altogether conditions are considered very satisfactory, WINIFRED (rTcin Out Own CorrcsoonJenil WlNNIFilED, June rain n Wednesday has put new lite Into the crops. Wheat crop is 'all steeled oat and everything growing rapidly, ut worms hive done damage in sev- eral places but mostly on stubbled-ln crop. Everyone Is looking forward .0 a splindld crop. Mere rain vould be helpful. VULCAN (from Out Own Correspondtot) VUUCAN. June prospecls are improving here every dsy with almost perfect growing weather atter fairly heavy rains in most localities. A very downpour occurred ou Wednesday icornlng which lasted about two hours accompanied wllh some hail. This together with show- ers that fell previously has soaked PICKED UP IN TMZ UAX the ground down lo the old moisture. (General Hospital. Plnatore Pari, St. Thomas, will Da decorated with two German The tug, Varey Brothers, was launched at Port Stanley last weefc. Brunt County Council lias set aside (or, good roads ID tlie co'uhty. In Montreal cnlldren bc- tsreea a and IS rears did not attend ;_ A young man named Andrews was arrested In 'Simla on a cbargo o forgery.. Tho Uls accepted board o! concllftition award in tbe dispute Win tierks. Miss Stewart, of Toronto, waa ap Edperlblcadint o! (lie Cuelp! and it will not now be frorn lack ot) moisture It we do not jet a good' crop hero. There, bag befta no iabre iergeauts aud -inore than Iwe wllco constables have resigned relaad. damage. TABER heavy Yvrade', and ihe soil has. not (From Our Own Correspondent) drilled to an exlont of more than ,TABEH, June sltuallon ppft, per ceht. The grain Is all well child or daughter of the healing art. (Continued FVOm Front Crop reports received, today by the Herald indicate that there is no rea- son to be blue about'south country crops, taken as a whole. Th'e major- ity of the points heard from report crops in good condition, 'while only two places admit that conditions are poor. Twenty-five points reported the crop in good condition, out of, a total ol forty-eight The'remainder.are fair or.Iavorable, with the exception of the noted'above. Rains' have beon' experienced In does not seem to havo changed great- ly, but like most other districts crops would come faster with rain. As some fectlcms did not-get much, and there Is a certain percentage blown out in the district, estimates are rather hard to make. In 'the country near netla-v Rail Bnctant reports indicate that a good deal. was blown out, and cut- worms have done much damage to rest) but north and west ot the river financial authorities say uothing Is suffering, though somewhat late. North aud east ot town the. outlook Is not so good; and west rain -would be appreciated. South and southeast out- look is good, and.some Woods are do- In general, the crop could do a good raiu .to bring it on (aster. Hye. for instance, would fill out..better. Oals are. not coming any, aud fiax ia not far .above ground. Wheat looks !u some cases patcbyi but looks better ou closer .'Some rro hasten cut for green feed already. It is re- ported that the have done some damage along the river about fifteen miles. But in spite of any draw- backs there is little evidence of any pessimism. No reports of hoppers, lilllle wind. above the ground, with gome ot It Blending I to 10 inches.high and enter- Ing the Ehot-blode. The grain has a very healthy, vigorous -'appearance aud is growing very fast. The cut worms have ceased operations. Weeds are very plentiful tin some ot the stubble. Crass is abundant and stock Is getting fat; There IB more sumnier- fallfiwlng being done this-year tbau ever before, which' wlll.givd ajlarge area for crop next year ex- cellent conditions. BOWHSLANO -irrom Our picn BOW Since .last report this vlci blessed wjth a practically every ULl Cip district of the south that fair play cerned. la given to 'all con- In regard to Canada's position' In ho League, Sir Herbert Ames stated hat it marks a long step forward in our constitutional development. In he Assembly Canada Is on equality with the other States. She Is eligible for a seat on the Council, although, n view of the fact that the representa- tive of the Empire will always have a Beat In that body, It Is not Ikely that Canada's claim would be pressed. She has the right, however, of voting for the election of one half of the Council. Her voice will help iuring the past week" but some places yet need more moisture.. Many dls- mcts reported plenty of moisture and good growing, weather. Following are some detailed reports: -De Wintos, condition gcofl, plenty of rnolBlure'and no damage.' Okbloks, condition favorable light week and no frost or cutworms. r and eight hours'-rain'diirlng the week. High River, conditiQn good with .pnp and a halt hours of rain. "No sign of hoppers or cutworms. Cayley, condition, good, plenty of moisture and no cutworms. Nanton, condition good, four hours' rain and favorable, growing weather. No damage of any kind during the week. Parkland, condition good. Heavy rains fell during the week and crops are looking good. No. damage. condition weather mostly cobl and Mir with little'wind. Claresholm, condition fair, with one hour of rain. More rain is needed. Granum, condition poor, two. hours of rain during week, Nobleford, condition .fair. Some crops are recovering slightly from soil drifting. Light showers and, five hours' heavy rain during wee' two hoiir rain' Wh'ich has greatly im- proved conditions'.; and If frequent rains follow a better crop will ha har- veste'd ttix eapecled. early grains the shot blade and the warm weather is helping it to lengthen. Things' are locking-brighter as days go by. Chas. Williams, a plumber, in St. Thomas; was'sentenced to from six to eighlcoh months Iii B'Jrwash for misappropriating goods belonging to his partner. The recently, elected temporary Parliament of the Far Eastern Gov- ernment conyeued at stofc on June 20. The Sian, latest bulletin says that In, the last four weeks nine Bit police officers, too Exchange Your Piano MANY, planoa have sone jn the aomo be- cause who, piayeM them have lelt. Btchjnge lor RISCH you PLAYER PIANO 'and have all.ilie music Style Booklet Free. ?Sasy terms arranged. Citi'dr1 Write today. Tfc. H ti UU WARNER J (Ftnm Own CoJ-rtapotdfcntl WAKNER, June anxiously awaited rain has not yet made its ap- pearance Iri districts northeast east, south- east, corres; pondeni aro; good a'few gocd soakers and 'local shoVers having af- fected these regions. The district Jni- mediately aurroimding Warner, how- ever, needs rain baflly.' GrdWth'ls very slow. A few fields, dne largely to the ravages of the worm, are badly spot- ted; most of tho crop ia still In ijuch a condition that a good -rain within a week or so would bring good results. ind ADD CROPS EM GRASSY LAKE (From Our Own Correspondent) .GRASSY LAKB. June of last week did much good and crops where cut. worms.havo not'been at work are looking godd. The estimate of damage done ia loss of about twenty-five per cent, this' year which also includes crop< blortn out. More ra'.n will ot course be thankfully re- ceived: to determine, the composition of one half Its membership. Further, Can- ada has tbe right of direct access to the Council on any cluestlbn specially affecting our interests. Our represen- tatives may state their case at the fountain head. Still further, we have the right of ad hoc participation j voting in the Council. Any question Intimately Canadian inter- ests will not be dealt with by Council unless the Canadian represen- tatives art seated at the Council Board. The struggle for Peace has resulted In a struggle for Lllp, with prices they are. Carmangay, condition fair and cut: worms are doing Eome damage, a few showers. Champion, condition fair arid cut- worms are working on all stubble crops. No rain tell during the-week. Kirkcaldv, condition favorable. Wea- ther has been cool and dry and rain Is needed. Vulcan, condition good with good rains during1 the week. Ensign, condition good with good rains ind growing weather. Brant, condition good, with ahow- ers, and grain' IB looking fine. No damage. Ulacklc. with plenty of rain. No damage. Mazeppa, condition good with show- ers and cool weather, Klpp, condition poor. Grain Is growing slowly on accouat of .want ot moisture, Monarch, condition fair and rain ,is Satisfactory Jleetirig Held Ee- tween Council, and Govern- ment Finance Committee. (From pur' Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, June number of farmers' from the district atlended thit irrigation meeting In Lethbridge and are of the opinion the scheme will be carried out at ah early date, and con- struction commenced, so that those who can use their teams may have work for them during the coming months. The Irrigation survey men are busy both north and south of tho Old Man's .river.. Lethbridge airmen are visiting Mac; leod for the week-end and find many who are willing to take their first trip through the airv They are ar< ranging'to put on ati fair lime, when- the crowd will he larger and times will be better. P, Maxfleld from Devil's Lake, North Dakota, is visiting .his mother in JIacleod. He Is also looking over the. country for e. good buy In farm lands. When he left home the middle of. June the'wheat was beginning to head put, and thinks the prospect for Southern Alberta is very, good fo? 1920.' Another troop of men and horses be- longing lo the Hoyal Canadian Mount1 leavd Tuesday morning Id Join those .who the way to Ban9; 1 The' mayor and members of the council who met Ihe niianca commit- tee of the Albeita government report a very satisfactory Interview, not only theSe tnetf, but aiso with the bondholders and they will now he able to strike a rale that wlH'eult all con- cerned. Inspector Lazerte left last week to Draw on Your Customers through the Merchants Sink. With Branches in all parts of Canada, and cbrrtB- pbridMiM abroad, this Bank is in ,tb present Drafts rprtmptly, have S6cepted, and lust possible" trouble and cost to you. The Manager will be f UA to iip thM LETHBRIDGIj BRANCH; BARONS AUD NOBLEFORD BRArtCrlES, M. DISCOUNT 'This.Bank is prepared to make advances to Individuals, .partnerships ana fcbmpajiies .against appttjyed paper.; fayorable .terms.. not hesitate tb'; .TOtlitus ,tlit requirements of your f HE CANADlAN-ilNK OF PAiD-OP CAPITAL 'RESERVE FUND LBTHBUIDOB SriiNCH-ri. ,W, Hunger. i MACLEOD (Prom Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, June weather the past week has.been fine and warm with a heavy shower on Wed- nesday, p-nd a light one Friday. Tho grain is now growing fast, both north and south of the wind area, and pros- pects arc that a fair crop ia in sight. Those who have winter or lull rye are already cutting for hay. COWLEY CT'roin Our Own COWLKY, June light showers on Wednesday and Friday. Outlying districts of Cowley report Crops growing favor- want more moisture, take a post graduate course In a Chi- cago university and expects to return by September 1st. 1920. Presiding officers at the .High and Public schools aro'fery buVy' wfth the large number who are In attendance the local and rural schools tit the adjoining districts." Nellie McClung'.WIil speak in Mac- leod on July 7Hi, 1920, on the popular subject, "The building of a nation." The Ladles' Aid ol the Presbyterian church held a very successful straw- berry festival Saturday afternoofl. Tho schools'wlll close for the sum- mer holidays, June 30lh, 1920. Tourists from the east, south and west are now making the routo via Macteod" to the north and many from', nl! parts of Northern Alberta- arc passing through Macleod lo the. Coast, and points .In British Columbia. needed. Macleod, condition fair, rains and [f (here is Anything in tlio (ruth ol chickens (o roost, It I'rrpldcnt Marnoch'a stjitcincnl to thr cumpanloi; v-'hcn appFchcnsive of ihe rrrigatton lio alTceling tht tnorigaKOB on Ilic huidr- trt be IrrijatPrl, He told them nl Hit lime that they were iifnild of ft "brnfi- ficent ghosl." With I lie rcceni sriil- drifting niorlgagcrs must coinfi (o realise this by now, arid lo rill her Ihr which (hey nuts! HOSV SIM- inakr1, very liuld sialik good growing weather. Brocket, condition fair. District is very dry ar.d grasahdppers aro doing Ifimage In the south and cutworms In he north. Pineher, condition- fair. More rain heeded. Cutworms are doing some lamage and grasshoppers are appear- ing in some "i Cowldy, condition fair) show- ers during the weefc but 'more rain la needed. l.umlbrcr.k. condition In fair. Two hours' r.iln during ttie week. Haymond, condition fair, good rain on Juno Bllcht damage has been raiiaed hy Mucr.ith. comilllcm fair with a good rthrnvrjr uri biit ijioro ts HpriiiR Coulee, condition lair. Ono of rain dv.ring week. (Cutworms ftre doing some drirnfige. Cardstoii, condition f.iir. Weather has' fjfeii cool find forty-five minutes of niin ff-ll. N'o djiinnKf. lliniiintr'.-, Hhowfra during the viiv.k. Kfven IV'isonfl, riontlitioji griful, and uarm weatlier ]n'f-vojlfjd during 111'- ivfek W'hlllii, Mindlti'jii fair, rilx lioura heavier rain. ably but now Heavy Krlday night. ORION (From Our Correspondent) ORIOX, June the past few capectally wheat and oals have started to clirnb upwards. One or two farmers have re-seeded some small plots which had been dam- aged by the worma. On June 22nd ,n tho evening wo had hnll and rain, a streak of hall MILLION POLLAR FlftE CHICAGO, June believed to have been started by sparks from a passing locomotive, destroyed a Chi- cago, Burlington and Qtilncy flelghl house, three loading platforms and 75 freight ears on adjacent tracks last night at Clerco, a suburb with an esti- mated loss of nearly The freight house and freight cars were filled with merchandise and food- Bluffs, Including thousands of pounds of flour and sugar. Sandals for Summer Lois of cool comfort for trie kiddies and a very definite, saving Jn their shoe bills, all summer long. Canvas or leath- er uppers. All styles and pric- es up to a pair. All sizes. ASK TO BE W. J. Nelson Co. SHOES FOR FITTED SHERLOCK DUILDINQ ALL AGES for Every Sport and Recreation SliMMfiRtlME is Fleet Foot For every sport and everyday wear ftnd holiday Foot shots offer you a happy of style, case, comfurt'arid economy'. The Fleet Foot line is cdmpiete in ivery oxfords, high and low men, women and children. You Cart have several pairs of Fleet Foot for less than the price of pne fJaif of leather shots, so wear Fleet Foot to thft; office and around ihe house as well as for golf, boating, motoring, baseball and lacrosse.- Atfc your dealer for Fleet nirrie la stamped on every V Fleet Foot Shies ate Dominion Rubber System Prodttus ;