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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1920 LETHPRJDGE, ALBERTA? PAGE SEVEN Minister of Agriculture of Holj Land Visits Lethbridge to Study. Irrigation. The Rhyming Optimist (By Aline Mlchaellt.) It I Tiad wings Instead of bands, I'd flit about through fyace; I'd view strange scenes in many lands and 1 would see all foreign stands and every tribe and race. .If I bad wings 1 would not slay iti Bay dusty tnwo. but seel: some island far away, some scene of "Jeff" of Airplane WorlcTis jLethbridge Resident Now The Lethbrldgo Ali-crafls, Limited, have now in '.heir employ the small- est air mail in tbe world, in the per- son of .Geoffrey Barrington, who has just arrived from-Limerick, Ire- land, He is about the size ot a min- ute. He is exactly fouv feet four with beauty' for laches tali, but te an all-round sports- irds are creatures 1 swimming and golf being two ot tropio splendor gay, its The lull ot song because they ait at finished accomplishments. Ho is earth's raerrlesl, sweetest flomsd 26 years ot His1 size kept him throng, untamed and free they sail lout ot the R. A. P., but he has done alons o'er mead and field and hill. K i commercial dying In England for 1 had wings instead of bands I'd fly I 'oar years. Ke a pupil ot Graham Awakening interest in agriculture Is being caused by the British govern- ment in-Palcstrno. and one. result Is iho presence In Lethbridgc of I. Gut- SI. Wilkansky, minister of agri- ciittnro for Palestine, and Wiltan- of agriculture for tbe EionlsUj la that country. Mr. Gutmann is an irrigation engineer' from Cali- fornia, Yrho Is returning to Palestine to superintend irrigation work there. Mr. I. Wilkarisky, In an interview with the llernld, paid tribute to the work dono by the British government In his country and contested it with 1 conditions .under Turkish rule. Tlx, Zionists, living in colonies, had 'made rapid strides, durins the pist twelve years, in agricultural development bm tha Turks robbed them and destroyed til the results of the work. ''Now that tho British government has tho mandates for Palestine, the Zionlsls are again hard at work iu-j creasing thslr agricult-Jrai efforts and there is a" steady stream of citizens rcturniufe from Poland anc! Ruscla to tafce iin homes again in the land of their birth arid the birthpUce of their forefathers. The AVilkansky brothers have spent their lime in tho United States since last November and for the past six months have been in Callfoniia'whcro climatic conditions arc similar to those !rt Palestine. They are observing ag- ricultural .and colonization work as carried oiit-in both the United Stales and Canada, and Mr. I. Wllkansky car fies a .letter with him from the Do- minion Department of Immigration and Colonization that gives him an Invitation to many places of interest In ,thls .country. Tuesday afternoon the parly were tho guests of H. Fairfleld of the Dominion Espcrimental Kami, nnd from LelhbridBC they will go to Ca! reVh'5 'C. "P. Tl.' ttep'a'' as wild birds do; and, saillne at my heart'a'commands I'd seek tho niouiir .alus or the sands, winging through heaven's blue. But, slnco I was not eshloned so, though yearning fillB ray leart to float on all the winds 'that blow, 'tis well for me that still know bands play a nobler The work of all the world Is (iono with and heart and hands. "From rising sun to selling sun. since Erst our whirling plane! spun man labored in all lands. With patient, hardened hands he wrought the cities c! the earth nud in the realm of art and thought, hands' cunning and hands' skill lie brought (0 things of magic worth. 1C I had vlng3 1 would not slay In any sordid mart; hut' dream the golden hours away. Yet hands toil on uay after day and for Individuals Iiki5 himself, and he cover as niuch territory as' ona la Oils day and his pets. Mr. Barringtijn has (or the past three years' 'been, an instructor and ias tauaatiDany hundreds to ny while! Qrain Exchange Men Are Mak- j.cting ib, this capacity during war! (fays in England. I play the nobler part. Fine Program of Events at Ex- hibition Grounds During the Afternoon.- White, one the pioneers of avia- tion. Ho look his flfst flight in 1910 and is the bolder of a certificate froraj he .International Aeronautical Asso- .iatfon and has piloted 10 types of ilanes. Barrlnglon 15 an'old friend of Capt. Jock Palmer, and this is his first visit o Canada. Ho is a shareholder and director in the Jocal company. He is another airman who believes in the 'uture of the aeroplane as a factor lu commercial transportation. He ha. leves western Canada with Its great expanses of prairie, an ideal country for nylog, will lead the world in cow- merclal flying. He cites that already passenger carrying between the Euro- pean dties Is now accepted as an es- tablished enterprise, routing and tlrno tables and tariffs being adhered to fcnd, business by air increasing weekly, j Mr. Harrington remarks that he can- not seo much at Canada at a time, but is sura he will like It, and when ho starts flying will be> better able to consider "tho matter. He Is an expert aeroplane mechanic and as such will be employed by the local company. His Bize seems, lo he tlio least ot his worries, remarking that he didn't know who played "Mutt" in the avW: tion world, but guessed he could claim the role of. "Jeff" without much, com- petition. He says the aeroplanes were made CLEARINGS FOR JUNE Bank cl Barrage for the rent mouth, June, totalled SS7.W1.S4 and for the corres- ponding month list year, SS5.SS1.6S an Increaie this year over last of Talk of Pulling Away From City District and Joining With 'Outside Districts. Thursday alferncan will be kiddies' day in IxHIrhrldge. Then the children of Ihe Sunday schools of the city will gather at the exhibition grounds for tho first annual combined picnic of iho churches of the city. Thoy, will bs taken from Gait Gardens, commencing at twelve o'clock noon to the grounds and as soo.n as they arrive the differ- ent churches-will run off their games. iligustiu'Bfplay the United gary wnere iue t of Natural Resources will. c-nterlatn I in the final football game. them: They are paying particular at- tention lo irrigation. International Organizers Have Won Them All Back to the Fold. The final girls' baseball will DO played betwein Knox and SL Aug. ustin's. Bolh Iheso games will be played in tbe cenlre field of tho raco track. Tea. 0.15 Finals of tho athletic events, These >7lll be held on Ihe (rack iu front of the grandstand. United play Knox in the fina boys' .baseball.. This game will ba staged on the ground just Inside the entrance. Everyone cut out tbe program ot Blindfold and gentle man. SO 12 and 13 yrs. ID 12 and 13 yrs. 75 14 and 15 yrs. Three-legged under 12 years. 100 14 and 15 yrs. Three-legged undcj 12 years. 75 15 and 17 yrs. 12 and nunninif 13-years. 100 1C ami 17 yrs. Bean over.14 yrs. Caterpillar race (team S boys) Boys over 14 yrs. Thread and needle ano gentieman. Besides tho picnic lunch, the booth, which Is always' a feature at such gatherings, will bo in full awing dur- ing the afternoon. liardlovllle citizens aim to havo a separate school district, according to a statement mode to th.3 Herald to- day. or cot the recent fra- cas 'orcr principal has had tuuch to do it 'is h'ard to say but it is certain tbit it has bruugtt the matter a The BgiUtion for separation .from Ixithbrldge's public has been simmering for some time, understood. In- conjunction wits this it is now proposed to split the Hoyal View Rchool part of it being Incor porated in Hardieville and part in the Hyesop district., A meeting 'ot trus- tees and ratepayers of tho Hyssop am Hoyal View districts was held last night when It was propos-xl to make arrangements that will do away with the using of the Royal View school. Talk of forming. H consolidated dis trict caused Iho kneeling to be callei and this, proposal has been shelved for one year at least he made where- by ths pupils ot the Royal View school will ntlerid thciJlyssop school. This will practically take care of the ex- panses .outside.; of transportation, which will uavu to be borne by the ratepayers. At this meeting the subject di- vining the Royal View district was brought up. At.lh5.etjd.ot one year it it quite likely tKaf definite steps Till hj> taken'to eilhiraorm a consolidated district or to Imvolthe district dirided. ing Big Pre-Harvest Pre- dictions. Two hundred and eighty million bushel crop Is the talk around pes, said D. E. Harris, who his just returned from a business trip to that city. Mr. Harris is inclined to be-1 lieve that there is great deal in tills estimate. From Lethbridge to Winnipeg, with tho exception of a small piece of ter- ritory around Moose the crops aro much, better than in tie Immedl- to vicinity, ho said. He was astonishes at the splendid crops be saw along the main lias of tie C. P. S. C. D. MaeKintosh, superintendent of he south -Alberta division the C. R., returned Tuatday night from a trip to tha Crow and reported that he crops nlong that line aro looking Ino. Discussing the crops along the Coutt's branch be said rain la not needed for twelve or fifteen days. Hot Wave Strikes SO Shelters in 91 Degrees. Ice cream weather has struck Leth- bridge and Lctbbrldgo is not tbe only plico to suffer. Nelson cwellered tin- der a thermometer that registered 91 and Medicine Hat worked under the sun's wtrmlb, measuring 86 degrees. had degrees and as far east as Port heat was intense. Port Arthur' registered Si, Moose Jaw the eame, Calgary r terod Milk May Jump Utbbridge householders may have to pay another cent a quart for milk. The fact Is practically sure, as an outcome of the meet- ing of the dtlrymen and producers recently. No summer drop, as Is usually expected, will occur In Lethbridge this year. Other cit- ies. Including Calgary, In the prai- rie provinces will enjoy the nual summer reduction In the of milk. At the meeting referred to the. producers were not inclined to come down any, and the dairymen want of a cent more to cover dictrlbutVjr. That Is why the price of milk Is expected BALL TEAM TO 'HAT An all-sUr baseball team from IxithbrldEe will .play a re- turn roatch'wlth the Medicine Hat Monarcbs on Dominion Day. The toll owing players are cipected to BO: Huff, Steve Seaman, FurloDB, John Livingstone, SloJie, Len Green, Wrist, Evaus, Schweitzer and O'Connor. It IB ppssitle other players will go as well. events. They l lio run otf in this Another fight hna.beeu lost by tho 0; B. U. in l.elhhrldge. Tho restaur- ant in tho city has deserted them find gono. over to tho Internationals. Tor a. time 0. B. U. organizers work- ed hard among the rcstaurar.'. hojp in l.othhrMgc and galneil' a number of members and perfected an organiza- tion, but slnca then Intornational or- ganizorB have back the lost ground and consolidated it. The Restaurant Employees' Asso- ciation is now a organization In Lelhbrldge 'an'd all union waitress- es, waiters and other help now dis- play a grc6n button, bearing the let- ters, "U. K. A." Every employee ot the Silver Grill Is wearing ono and so far the majority of such help has Joined up, including foreigners. Bob is president and Ffaynes. secretary. Both aro employ- ed in the Silver Orlll. order. Track Events Tli6 finals of tho athletic events will be run off immediately after tea in the following order: High Boys H, 16 arid 15 yrs. 50 Yarda Qiris 6 and 7 yrs. BO Boys