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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUn THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HKIULD, MAY She tetbbrlboe Ueralfc alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publishers THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED 323 6tb Street SoJth, Lethtrldge A. BUCHANAN President and Managing Director John Torrauce Business Manager Member Audit Bureau of Circulation. Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week ......f .15 Dally, delivered, per year 7.5i Dally, by mail, per year 5.00 Weekly, liy mail, per year...... 1.5( by mail, per year to U.S. 2.00 THE OUTLOOK FOR PEACE The outlook for an established peace following the great tunnoil of the pas flYO years cannot lie said to be as hope- ful as many would wish it to bo. Ono would Imagine that, after the carnag. of tho most bloody years in the his tory of the world, the minds of men vould be satiated with the horrors they have witnessed Hie exper- iences they have gone through. But as much as we wish to take a hopeful outlook o[ the future there is no dis- guising that the signs are somewhat disquieting. There Is the speck in the Eastern horizon, at present no larger than a man's- hand, which may, however, develop into a storm of magnitude if not "wisely handled. The Bolshevist in- vasion of Persia has a menacing andjies: though it Is sincerely to bo trust portentous look, and, with the various led that they will not materialize. Tbe act that Germany hai completely In.-: he war. tUe situation iu Ueruii'uy. as t appears to he. the coming coni-jr enco of tbo Allies at Spa is a .rnportant one, in that there, resulting ;roni the San Kemo conference, ener- getic and determined steps are to lie .alien to rigidly enforce the ol the Treaty of Versailles both us to tiie payments due from Germany i'.i? obligations of disarmament un Ger- many. A hopeful aspect of present situ- ation is ihat after the recent expe-- ience of war tlie Allies wilt bend every energy to prevent anything which mean a call to anus. But at ths s.iine lime without anything of a scare, which the present outlook lias the ap- pearance of having. It.would be well for us to realise that 1'eace in the way of preventing a resumption of hostilit- ies is pot so firmly established :is it might be hoped for. It would not be well in the circumstances to give our- selves idly to the pleasures and the pursuits of peace without realising at the same time that there is still a tangle in the world's affairs which has to be smoothed out. There is a call for responsibility on the part ut those who guide the destinies of na- tions and a responsibility on tho indi- vidual to do his utmost lu repairing the economr damage caused by the war. with a sinking of differences and a striving for tho national good. It is not a time for the stirring of the flames of economic unrest within OUT borders when, it may be. the torch outside may be lit (U any time, calling for our effort to quench the same. It may be only a probability it is true. but none tho less it would he foolish to ignore the outlook by assuming a state of mind which refuses, to grasp tho force of what may be Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What is tr.e origin, of "gentle- i'. Who was known, as "Marshal does the word "fetish" come from? 1. U'ho was Aesoy the writer ot Who is the most fatuous of the F.nglish writers of fables? What Is-the origin of the ex- ision "to lay by the high winds ot'MouJav uud Friday of last week and the strong again of today; oontMorable ago to tho grain, BOifle of which arc bjgvto while other fU'Ms have received a top-dressing of from other The extent of damage Is not yet known. All wheat Is sown anil nearly all oats aud some of ibe flax, DAYTON UAYTOX. iUv Verv lit- tle damage was done by heavy commercial interests at stake over Ihej possession of the rich oilfields there is all the material for some- thing like another conflagration if the situation not judiciously and diplo- matically dealt with. The spread of Bolshevism lo the Far East, with its approach to the gateway oMndia, qiay be fruitful of trouble in our Indian Empire in encouraging the revolution- ary spirit which has made itself appar- ent in certain localities there. It we turn to Germany-the recent revelations there, which have the sanction of official authority as to their truth, arc somewhat foreboding. The only nation which appears lo still regard Germany at her true worth is France. Her suspicion of her neigh hor ia in no wise abated, as shown In tbe recent occupation of Frankfort and other towns in the neutral zone. Lon- don correspondents of the British dail- ies have drawn attention to the com pleteness with which the "Public Safe- ty Guards" of the German Government are armed, on the pretext of quelling internal strikes and revolts. It is also stated- that secret experiments have been In process in the Krupp factor- ies, In the production of armour-pierc- ing bullets levelled against tanks. Krupp's factories, though variously dis- guised as piano manufactories and loc- omotive and cement works, are giving their attention to armaments. It is pointed out that the information is wore interesting in that Essen Is close to Mueusler where mysterious eventb have been recently happening. Whatever the personal opinion may as to the present "luxury taxes" ii would be an ignoble part of citizenship o endeavor to evade them. ask of the Allies can la no wise be cgarded as altogether accomplished thp SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS What was the Geneva 1'nble? What Is the origin of "running Who was Captain Dreyfus? What is Bonnet Rouge? Why Is the dog -rose so i'.ilU'J! What is the biggest price on record paid for a book? WARNER Our Own ANSWERS 1. The Knglish version piiur to the present one: so-called because it was originally printed iu Geneva. 15CO. 2. Gauntlet is n corruption of "gant- the passage between two files of soldiers. The reference is to a punishment common among sailors. If a companion had disgraced himself the crew, provided with rope-ends, were drawn up in two rows facing each oth- er and the delinquent had to run be- tween them while each one dealt a blow with the rope-end. .3. A Jewish officer of the French' artillery condemned tor betraying mil- itary secret-3 degraded and sent to Devil's Island. In 1S35 the first trial was annulled. He .was brought back to Fr.ince. re-tried. ,and apain con- demned, but shortly afterwards par- doncd. It was believed that he was made the victim to save Ihe General Staff. The trial created great Interest at the time. 4. The Red Cap of Liberty worn by the leaders of the French Revolution. 5. Because it was supposed to euro the bite of a mail dog. A Mazarin Bible at a sale in 1SS4 in London. Eng.. fetched the price of pounds or WARNER. May With about S5 per cent of the wheat in this district the ground the outlook Is good. The heavy winds have done little damage though many have anxiety about tho damage tbe winds may have done in prematurely drying thai top soil. Generally speaking th9 mere are very optimistic, and arc! pushing ahead to complete all thelri seeding In tho smallest possible time. Wheat showing above gtcund seems to bo making good progress, and at this writing there have been no re- ports of any worms or grasshoppers. Those depending on horses have got on much better than expected, but tractors have; played an Important part In this season's work. Tbe end of tho preseat week will undoubtedly see all wheat In the ground, and good progress made on oats, ICKED UP. IN ASS1NG ran THK UAH With the situation In Persia In re- jard to the oil wells, oil does not ap- iear lo have the prorefblsl truth of ringing caliu to troubled waters, The Bedouins In Palestine are busy ooting cattle from the villagers. Loot- ng and Bedouins have been bedfellows [roin time immemorial. in 1lie spring a young man's to thoughts of: love.'It is sajd that, in keening with the s-cas there are now a of "limit" in Onl! Gardens. Carranza died as he lived, the centre of a hornet's nest of trouble in which during hia stormy career he loot no small part in stirring. There was something of poetic justice in his fate. The fact that tho Indebtedness of Canada stands today at the stupendous sum of well over two and a half bil- lions is brought home in tho individual obligation placed on liquidating this enormous debt. ment of Germany ordained Muenstcr as Iho place where- the Erliadl Naval Brigade had to be disarmed. With the excuse for this obtaining, officers and other ranks are stated to have flocked lo tho camp there, not with the idea of surrendering arms but for making U a rallying point for a projected coup d'etat. This, however, speaking from tho present, was evidently nipped in the bud and called for tbe French ad- vance of which we heard so much lately. At Muenster the German forces assembled would he within sinking distance ot the Rhine. They would in so doing secure the besl coal supply in Germany and if Krupps had made any locomotives they would have as good a transport as they could hope for. According to Germans themselves, Herr Mueller and his fellow Ministers, it Is asserted that the recent Pomer- anian scare was designed to dlslrac: The next epidemic in Albert is billed lo bo oil fever. The' infection fron: Montana is bound to spread. As a safe- j usl to be inoculated with an anti-toxin against going oil-crazy. With all that has been going on in ermany the election of the next par lament there will be very Interesting n spite of styling JUelf a republic t is lo be noted that the assembly still keeps its monarchtal name of ilelchstag. (Continued from Froat Page) Vheat seeding is .practically finished hroughont Ihe district. A slight rain in Tuesday night but not enough to do h0 crops any good. MACLEOD (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, May wind storm of Monday and Friday did some little harm to the seeding in parts of the district; it delayed tho further seeding tor the time being, but the weather has been warm. From so parts come reports that the seed was blown out, but only in a small acreage, and this will bp resown at once. The early sown grain is now- covering the ground.. Rain would be welcomed. Pastures are good, winds here last week. Trees are all iu leaf In Medlcluo Hat. Herbert E. Bayers died suddenly in the Cosgrove Building, Toronto. The fourth auuual baft; welfare vam- palgu was opened la Montreal. Broad went up from 13 to H cents iu Chatham. One thousand men srp out on strike at the Port Arthur shipyards. Serious bush fires have brokeu out the north country, a Pcterboro re- port says. Of Gait's objective of for the Salvation Army Jubilee Self-deniul Fund, !2.COO was raised la oua day. John Brodie, a well-known banker, of died at the home of his father-in-law. Thomas _Gordon. Krnest Karl Rice, aged twenty-six died in Kitchener after a few hours illness of heart failure. The Children's Aid Society of the county of Welland has been reorgan izeci. Peter "Wagoosh, of the Indian bani CARMANGAY (From Our Own Correspondent) CARJSAXGAY, May per :cnt. of is finished In the Jarmangay district. Reports received v Carmangay concerning the recent vindstorms indicate that the damage real estate changing position has than at first anticipated. Some of the damage is said to have jeen serious. Many fanners indicate heavy losses. There -was more dirt in ihe air during the recent storm than many residents of this district have ever seen here before. CLARESHOLM (From Our Own Correspondent) CL-ARESHOLM, May there was an income tas on Oust the gov- ernment would have made a million here yesterday. The land west .of being light, started to move early in1 the pjorrimg and kept moving until about 2 p.m. JThe damage done by this wind was greater than that of Monday last. At this time of writing reports ot damage- are coming In but not as serious as expected. In places where the damage was thought to be great it Is extremely light, while places that have never been known to drift have shown the effects of tho high wind. The land between Clares- holm and Gramim'was the greatest sufferer by this wind but considering everything the people of this district can consider themselves very lucky as the moisture saved ihe situation In dozens of'Cases where In dry weather would have been a total loss. VULCAN (From Our Own Correspondent) May all seeded, oats and other grains per t. Most favorable conditions-pre- I. Grass growing very fast, mak- ing of pasture. Wheat up four inches In some caseu. Fine drizzling rain now in progress. COWLEV (From Our Own Correspondent) COWLBV, May is just about finished. The wind storm of Tuesday, Wednesday 'and Thursday, did a great deal of damage to the re- cently sown fields. In some places nearly all the seed was blown out. Several of the farmers are having 11 bad time with the cut worms and wire worm attacking the young shoots of grain. Apart from this things are pro- gressing favorably. With the effect It Is Eald it will have in reducing the freight charges on wheat by five cents a bushel, the ques- tion of the deepening of the St. rence waterway Is. o matter which should be of great Interest In the West. Our congratulations to Walker Dun- ham for being Ihe first of the youth of Ixithbrluge to gain the Rhodes Scholarship. The distinction he has at- tained Is a credit (o himself and n pride to the Ix-thbridge Schools where BARNWELL (From Our Own Correspondent) BAKNWELL, May condi- lions here at ,present are very dis- couraging. The wind has blown heav- ily all weeli and great damage has re- sulted to Ihe crops and the land in general. Hundreds of acres of grain have been blown out of the ground, and many of the farmers have lost every acre they had Into crop. The work on the Irrigation project is also greatly retarded as the -wind has blown the ditches so full of sand. The smaller ditches arc most of them en- tirely filled up, which will result In a great amount of extra work and ex- pense for the conlraclors. Every one is hoping for a good soaking rain In Ihe very near future. GRANLEA' 'From Our Own GHANL-BA, May strong south- -ester ranged through here Monday of last week, hut very litlle f any has been done to crops. In some places where the soil was light and landy it blew but- no reports have been heard so far of seed being blown out. Wheat crop is nearly all sown, probably 95 per cent, up lo date and iexl week will see the oats and flax well on their way. Wheat is up six inches early oats the samo. A good rain would not come amiss', hul there is slill lots ot moisture in the land. (Continued from Front Page.) he obtained training. his early educational attention from Mucnster. was realised in the beginning of the war as the part of German mon sus- ceptible to invasion from sea; spite of what the Ministers aver It well be entertained (hat if militarist forces collected there it may havr with tho intention oi hulilin; F (inr.gerous and the of (lie .Reichstag (inestlomble.. Herr himself declared a large section of. tho German people ia still unprepar- ed lo accept the continences of fhj presides as taking on the functions oi a miniature o[ Nations the relations between Canada and Ihe l.'nited The sessional indemnities nf th of ihe I'riuce Eiiwanl Islan Legislature wero raised from IJQO to ?500. As compared with other prov inccs the InrienvniliiM of Ihe I1. K. cnnnot be reKarilff! :is ailo gether princely Miss" A. Butler, who been Sec- retary of Ihe, Kllchener Y. A. for tbe post Ihree has history of the city. Although It was not of huge proportions It was Inter esting. Here again the Mountles fig- ured largely. The place of honor, thai of the leader, was given to Staff Ser- geant Maylor, who boasts five golden stars on his sleeve. Following him the city hand held sway and then a long list of red coats, mounted on splendid horses. Tho fire department, decorated with bunting and flags formed a pleasing sight. The Boy; Scouts were onl, eighty-one strong, under Assistant Commlcsloncr T. II. Booth. Again the Mounttus formed "a centra of Interest. A decor- ated army truck had as its load a number of men in character clothing, The devil was always interesting and full of pranks, while O. B. .U., was al- ways being chased by the man in red. Several chevaliers were also conspie uous. The Coca Cola company had two decorated floats In the; parade and 'were awarded .second prize for the best float. The Mountles were granted first honors. had to pass over a hurdle, pick up a dummy and get back to tho starting point over another hurdle. The boys went over tho first hurdle and dowu to tho dummies, full speed and oflet had ittfTicuUy In stopping their high spirited horses. At this point wai where the fun came la anil one ride made the return trip without regain ing his stirrups. They had to dis mount, pick up a dummy, hounl an ride back. Several scheduled events were no run. One was-the long distance rac. from the grounds to the Hudson Ba: store. This will prqbably be run at later date. Another was the mop figh one of the Moiiattes exhibitions, th needle race, the potato race and th fifty yard dash for ladies of the Hut son Bay Company. The musical riil was also loft off. ,0'Nell, pitcher for the Medicine Ha Monarchs, did good, work in the ope running, bop step and jump, wlnnin with forty feet nine Inches. The men' relay race went to Medicine Hat a well. Dunsworth lost out or, the las lap. He made a creditable fight fo it. starting far in the rear of his com petitor and finishing only a foot or tw at the tape. In the high jum George Young, of Lethbridge, won b clearing five feet four Inches., "Art of 20 feet 9 inches in the broad, junv The provincial record is 21 feet 5 i: dies. The prize winners: 101) yd. M. Dunswort Edmonton; 2nd, Geo. Young. Sack under Watson, 537 llth St. N.; 2nd, Ed. Sk'i ncr, 1814 Ist'Ave. A. N. SO yards......Boys !P anil Br Clayton, 1113 1st Avo. N.; 2nd, Fran Johnston, 209 6th Ave. S. Running Broad Arthur Wcstley, Sol St. S. 20 (1. in.; 2nd. Gao. McKIHop, 1235 6th Ave. S. 220 Yds. M. Uunsworth; 2nd. Arthur Weslley. 100 Yds. High C. Hut- ton; 2nd, B. Hutton, 814 Gth Ave. S. 100 Yds., Boys under Billy Kn'owMen, 222 Ifith St. N.; 2nd. Geo. Glanvllle, 522 12th St. A., north. 51) yds. Girls and T. (tad- er, 120 llth St. 5.; 2nd. Audrey 2S1 7th Ave. S. 'I 100 Yds., boys over 13. .I'ublii-i Roy Unsworlh, Gthr Ave. S.; 2nd. Etl. Kklnner, 1814 Islt; on Coi'kburu Island, Out., 'died at the ase of 102. AVui. Kgerton, farmer, 00 years olil, living, near I'qnlyuool, h.ujgeJ himself his sheep peu; he had been lu. ealth tor some. thuo. Win. Collier. _wlio shut Miss Hazel vans, operator at the Chui- an Lauricr. Ottawa, aud thru turned te wcapou on himself, died. Madrid'ls in mourning because her avorlle toreador, Galileo, was killed y a bull on Sunday night while al- emiiting to save a fellow lon'atlur. The'charter of the Hamilton Kast j :nd G. W. V. A. has been cancelled' ecausv they hut! 75 gallons of reul eer in the club house. Hamilton, Out., whole- ale grocer, claims he was given one s of cider lu.Uuffalo, and after wt" remembered nothing. When he atue to ho founfl ho had been robbed f The of war trophies, has made and approved by llic gov- rnmenl. t Medicine fHaf has been warded two gnns. one trench motor lid four machine gtms. These: will ie .stripped soon. What is Ritd to be the largest single oss of early vegetables In Kent county or fifteen years, dito to frost, occurred jn the (urm of J. Eastman. CeJar Springs, when, (JO.OOU tomato plants verc. destroyed by frost lust week. Start Children start them rfghl In. learn- ing music, A good piano and u good J.eaohcr are absolutely "t- cessary. Tne lirst wo cau supply iu the (amous old MASON A RI8CH They cost less thuu you ex- pect at "Factory prices. Sold op. easy terras, too Ash for stylo catsiloguo, RISCH, lip- tilmaral lltek Menu of GRASSY LAKE (From Our Own Correspondent) GI1AHSY .Miy setding fn this district about finished, but most of oatfl and flaj yet to lie sec rled. The high v, inil on Monday did not dd much Imt thft nnti wo had f'rirlay hit quite a few ot the farmers who have light land pretty bad. some having as much as 100 acres blown clean out. This Is going to make it lifi more hard on nome as they hrivr? seed lo rcseed same. WINNIFRED fproru Own May has bf-on very good week. Wheat seed- ing nearly finished. Friday. May 21, the strong wind and dirt blizzard de- layed work about half a ilay. much damage done. Alf grain nbovo Ihe ground anil growing rapidly, Xoxl comes Ihe sowing of oats, barley and flax. Moisture good. No niln during utek. Xo more feed trouble, in better shape. Farmers working long hours, crop prosju-t I. BOW I3LANO (From Our Own Correspondent) Start of Parade The parade left the-north, side of Gait Gardens, went down Fifth street. to Fourth Avenue, to Thirteenth street, to Seventh Avenue and through tho front entrance of the Exhibition The parade circled the race, track In front of tho grand stand and then the started, Although Ilirough tbe afternoon a great deal nf lnteresticentred fn the program put on In the of the race track by Ihe members of the H. C. M. i'.. Macleod and Lethbridge div- iding well the prizes offered for these events. The tent pegging, both with lance anil with proved very In- teresting, The .Moiintles proved adept at Ihese illlHcull games, going through them with their horses speeding. Through all their program splendid exhibitions of horsemanship'were giv- en. The settion Jumping, where sev- eral horses went over at Ihe same lime, showed that the Mounties of LHhbriilge and Macleod are well ablo to handle- Trying tr> pick off a small ring with a sword, the ring hanging on a loop of wire, tester] the eyes ot the Mounlles. While several werr: able to knock Ihe DOW ISLAND, very It away. -r. md ring .off very few carried forsland tWlk it Wild hi Kafh contestant had three Irles ail went at the game, with their working hard. Duller, of I.tthbriilgi: took second prize, which gave the lion- ora entirely !o the Lelhbriflge Interesting Race The Vlrlorta Cross rare proved viiiy Interesting. In thin Ihe cnnlenUqt.x f'ralg, I.f-thbrldgc; 2nd, Corpl. Smith, Uthbridge. (telny Unco, H. .1. O.Ncil. .Medicine Hat; 1. M. Wilson. Medicine Hat: F. I.ewK Medicine .1, Carppiitfr. Medicine Hut briys.- Isl. Joe Joyce; 2nd. Mai I'ctrim. 10f> Yds. T. M. Wilson, Mnliclnn Hat- 2nd. .1. A. Johnson, It. N. W. M, I'., Wrestling on 1st. Miller. Foulaml. Hr-Ddernnn. Inn. Cnl. .Miller; .Const. Duqimy, Macleod. f'orpl. Frlez! Consl. Ham. mond. cons-i. All.in. Tilting ;i! Hint-.- 1st. Fursland: :ml, Children's Shoes .We are in a pos'llou tu give you the -li'fsl values, IB Children's Shoes. Our stock 1ms been selected from the bfst kqon-n manufactur- ers of- these Unes. Wp Imvc Ihe well known Classic, Shoe. The Hurlburt Cushion Wells.Aand Solid leather. A line of Classic make for children in .widths n C and D. Sizes from 2 up. to 2 '.Where else can you get it? ASK TO-BE FITTED SHOES FOR ALL AGES X NELSON CO. SHERLOCK BUILDING TABLETS MARKED. ARE'. ASP1JN: Not-Aspirin at Alt williout Crosr" rtnme idcnliiiis the contnins proper fur tinly Tlrnclanhe, prescribed hvpliystcian? for over nino- Hhc.'umafifrA. -vr.in- tccn yeafa snut now mitrlc- in Caiifi'l.i. -Toint nn-J I'nin Ahs-flya buy an unbroken 'fin boxes of 32 laMcU tut 'of "JJayer Tablets of %vhieh ti Larger is only ono must soy