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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Herald CO., LTD. .Director "and SUBSCRIPTION In Advance a year Otheriwse a yaar COMING CABINET MINISTER i A young man who is bound sooaer J, or later to figure in the public> life J of Canada to a greater extent than ADVERTISING Per Month EI.OO per Inch he does now, is Mackenzie King, dep-' uty minister of labor at Ottawa. Since assumed that -position at Ottawa he has done a wonderful work for the industrial classes of this 'country. No man in. the Domia: iou is better infonrsed on the .great jlabor problems of the day than Mr. King and no one is devoting more time and study, with the object in 4 4: ABOUT tite Son 1 have an idea Dad does not i think a great deal of the newly or-, tfiuiizetl IlaUjpayers" Association. The j opening: meeting seems to have been; INECHACO VAE- LEY LANDS INB.C. view of the condition the industrial classes, than he is. I His splendid success in fettling the claims of the Japanese after the' riots in Vancouver brought him into prominence and greater favor with f I the public and if lie succeeds in his The announcement of the Hon. Sydipreseat mission in Englandf where A WISE POLICY good deal of the grouchers' testi- I. B. Snell, a Representative Fanner niony meeting. Nearly everyone had uey Fisher at the Dominion Forcsti Association convention the other day, government with a kick to register although the chair- man wixs careful to announce that it was not intended be a kickers' so- ciety and another speaker called it the "grouchers' safety-valve." Evi-'' dently the pressure was pretty high as steam or hot-air was blowing off enueavorini; to impress the British' Lethbridge, Alberta, is Offering For Only a Short Tiuie the importance of ihat t. tended of the Kocky in- i cominS some .arrangement for keep ,hft{ .t L. the Hindus, who are British sub- j v' settinc: aside the eastera siope so told it, so i jects out of Canada, it is almost cer-' ,r Kocky Mountains from the' -_ wasn t a kick who couldn't possibly tain he will be called upon to enter- boundary to the end of the timber the cabinet. Though young in years, as a forostrj' reserve is of every im- portance to 'the people of Alberta. Tise government will allow ,no sett- lers in this region and will permit the- timber to bo cut in such a way that the forest will in no way de- he "has proven hiinaelf to be possess-! each speaker said -.he! kicker and theu proceeded i forthwith to apply both heels in the j most approved j per Acre Nechaco Val- ley Lands in B. C. on Ten Yearly tents have.been secured by German Luth- erans of- Wisconsin who intend to es- tablish a colony. The valley is situ- ated about 320 iniles north of Ash- croft. News of4 the trek was given out today by P. banker who re- turned from the wist a few days' ago. He visited the Nuchaco Valley and acquired a tract of land there. 'At least 100 settlors' with their i lamilies -from the middle state will [locate in the valley in May." said, he i to The Province. "Ihe majority of them have bought forms averaging 240 acres at the rate jf per aero, j Their representatives in many in- stances -have already visited the val- ley sad reported favorably oil its agricultural possibilities. Grain "of all kinds, roots and vegetables can be raised there-to .'perfection. There i will be a cash" market for their pro- duets owing to the early'construction Toy lieed Fyriiiture? If so can save- yon from JLO to 15 per cent over any other source of buying. You. see just what you are getting. All shipments carefully packed by ex- perienced' men. An ab- solutely clean stock priced on the cash basis ISe Terpia Furniture C THE HOME OF BIG VALUES of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. jat flood water from i "As tne demand for land still con-) j Unues the initial influx will be large- fly increased during the summer of about 600tOOO acres a number of storage.-reservoirs have been erected a total of f t C-r Sulk HiVer project months. A tract of land comprising ,-j t 6 and more are said to be under eon- pleted. -Perhaps even, a greater ben- efit ihan -the guarantee of a certain j ablest amount r of available lumber, is thej guarantee of water for the rivers of the province. Were the forests clear- ed, the snows of the mountains would ed of statesmanlike qualities there Is not a doubt but that bej would be a distinct strength to the Liberal cabinet throughout the entire Dominion and more especially among the laboring 'classes, who have long andi.Vorth Ward fc-lt stylo. The orator-in-chie? for the 1 ______ warm around the i because, of lit Snell has just neck-band returned from improvements Dad thinks investigating Nechaco sfaould be and land valuable data concern- JJJOst CLEAN UP DAY where they will benefit everyone [ing same and fe convinced that rise j and not a few only. Some years ago in price on these lands will be even frjends. Arbor Day is near at hand. Wa would suggest to Mayor Henderson, who is always willing to lead any movemeat the improvement of the city, to call upon the citizens the Winnipeg council got busy than putting good sidewalks and all the j fixings on the streets of the outlying hag Alberta taken where place in acres has beean acquired by German Lutherans of Minnesota: They intend to establish a model col- ony. Fifty settlers will be the nucle- us of the colony in the, early spring; After getting in their crops they will send for their families. The journey there will be made in wagons from Ashcroft. Acress to the valley will soon be simplified as Government and the Gr. T. P. are co-operating in building a wagon road through parts of the city and thereby got lenda have increased in a few years 'from f6 to per acre. These Nechaco Valley lands have themselves severely disliked and very much left at home. Dad's committee melt quickly, the water would all'go down, the river in terrible spring fre- shets and -then, the rivers would be dry all summer. The forest holds the snow and rain, allowing the wa- ter to Teach the agricultural lands day a "clean-up" day. Tjtt it be bv degrees, thus ensuring a steady day that will fid back vards and. front yards, boulevards and'streets of I not built for the? are Ululating enough to as- on public -works is not through vet _ moistare and nre drained irrigated J Northern Cariboo in order to facilitate the bringing in oi railway supplies. The Nechaco Valley can easily sup- port a large population as il con- tains acres of first class farm great as well as small, to make'that will likely" be coming j day a "clean-up" day. "'ard ?et- Xt was tbat the sidewalk tfae land. struction: vproposed. "In sharp contrast to tho activity of the Canadian side of the line is the .work upon projects on the Mon- tana Kxceyt nt St. Mary's Lake, practically nothing has been done since, work was stopped on the large project when the dispute as to the division of wuier became a dipr lomatic question. "One reason in arriv- ing at a settlement of the controver- sy is the settlement of the contro-x versy indirect Jaaethods must be -employed in the negotiations Canada, of course, .as a Britisii de- pendency, .has no diplomatic repre- woman gel prompt acd lasting help by using Dr. Shoop's Night Cure" These soothing, healing, antiseptic suppositories with full information how to proceed are interestingly told of in niy book "No, 4 For The book and strictly confidential medical advice is entirely free. Sim- ply write Dr. Shoop, Eacine, .Wis. for my book No. 4. 'Sold by all dealers. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR THE TRANSFER OF.A BRAND NOTICE is hereby given, under the provisions of Section 15 of The Brand Ordinance, that an application has1 been'filed 'with the Recorder of While they appear level supply" of moisture for- the- land, wa- ter for stock, industries: and water-power riages but it is hardly fair to blame either for i all kinds of rubbish. I it be a general !Let it be a flower bed making day. i Slght of L IxJt it be a lawn making- day. j As might be expected the American! We believe citizens, if appealed) papers are-using the government to> take thc matter up entims-[ man OI tae mitts aia not sure "good drainage. There is good MILK RIVER WATER I sentative. at Washington. The nego-, Brands at" Medicine Hat for tiations must be- carried on through istration of a' transfer to John M. I the (British ambassador, XKrwniDK I Grassy Alta., of a. street and Ottawa, a triangular rangement that in itself breeds DONT WORRY ABOUT THE WEST episode for all it and I a great deal more in their futile efforts to stem, the tide 5 of Lethbridge. How beautiful the .city couid be made to look if this the Herald suggested of sweet peas on every f immigration to this country. is supposed to be -a despatch from Se- gica, Sask., -s being- published in. WiiS Uboci to irreat American dailies, among- others fences in the city this summer, j the Minneapolis Sunday Tribune and! U'ouldn't their presence, redolent with j the St. Paul Daily Kews, giving a. i cheer us all up and make us j. vivid account of the "grain fee3 of our city. Great f in Alberta and Saskatchewan. andjFalis is P'omoting the growth of' speaking ironically of the claims peas; with the same object inj made for the country in the adver-j.view- Several conventions are to be' y} i held in that city this year and the' want the visitors -to go' j when tree planting engineer or the side- water-OTer the vaUey at a' depth walk construction boss for an over-) A oi 14 to 30 feet, clear as a, ervstal and nature. j j___ :j no'alkali. I I thej The pea vine or vetch that grows the two feei high m" Alberta vfitii irriga- j paper in front of his place, and ano- jtion is -atove the" horges. backg receatlv'lti3er Decaus.e "the new fire limits in his frame buildings. Aid. Ives. tie- lay. Another man kicked because cattle brand, UF5, at present by Richard Coward, of LetKbfidge, ___ _ _ If it were possible tor a Caaa- Alta.- AMERICAN CATTLE MEN ALONG THE diab commission to take yp this! In the absence of valid objections matter in person over the state de- filed in the office partment mahogany with the Ameri- iof tixe of Brands at Medi- STREAM FEAR THEY WILL BE BEATEN OUT OF SUPPLY and j can diplomats, matters would be surprisincrly expediated. but long dis- not take a crack at -ound COU11C! very well, did whe as an bunches of _. .1 j jtance neccotiations in relavs with Ca- The final disposition which is made! j j. i_ 1 uada have never proved a success. the i jn regard to the water rights in con- J _- j "The1 St. Mary's aud Milk ii- tnis. and nection with ?tlilk River, as between 0 T. rrigut'on proicct was practically -the 1 "P as the soil is .h which is fine silt with no more grain thanjniadc ia the negSdauons has been il first to be launched- by j tion It contemplates re- iclarnation of 200.000 acres. The gen erai plan of the the -said 'transfer may be completed under the provisions of the 33-2 JAS. WILSON, Eecorder of Brands. oi the val- ley comprises the construction of the _ i ChaJn. Hiakes rfservoir the uTioor tbe throe provinces revealed the fact ihat in every province there were large quantities of grain sniit- jton wil ;0n election night. opponent in Edmon- the fdl __ be turned into Jt. -Two division sys- llecentiy a delegation i sems are planned for the valley. One oi Chinook -ancners made a trip to i is known as the Cninook system kick or grouch. To show his mar- I iNechaeo river abounds in sal- capital on this errand concerning j compn-sing the nQpth noteworthy consistency j aion sturgeon and trout. Wild geese, j !als anci other known ns the Dod- comprising two ca'aals bank .of the stream b'eaii- miles west of (the' town, of jMaltn- Chain f dam is. planned erection at a those who objected to the extension of the- fire limits. If the people had neare? the eoast had a chance he would have had I than Alberta it has milder climate some backing in his objection 'both and as British Columbia is short, on i a Chicago paper says that a man shot at a rat and killed a w'otiian. Nothing is said as to whether it was the rat in the wom- abl-e for: seed. There .wag not a point at which ..'the fair was held (and they, were held at- evcrv ce: an's hair or not. In the last. Dominion election Dick from the citizens and may be from the despised newspaper men. for a. moment this reporter-hating- A derman could have forgotten that he j was a member of considered himself lands but has a great demand jior the. products in -her many great ind mining camps, what da respecting the international wat- ers. 'He.'.told, them Dad's council-and are suitable forL farming a member of raising have always reach-j 7 trying '-to get ail .the international! water questions adjusted through one treaty and by one com- 'mission, but that this country' through his department was seeking j to settle the controversy in respect j iMary's and' Milk Hiver water j j point about thirty northwest of Haver on Milk River, to., -date the --has OF Wnif Rniintv ffiuii UUUiilj Notice is Hereby G-iven that after April 2uth, 1908, no more Wolf. Bounty .'Warrants will be issued. GEO. HAKCOURT Deputy Minister of Agriculture Edmonton, March verv hieh figure x, a crack at the _ chairman 91 the gas- j iransp0rtation has recehed them'. _ __ A t i well special committee, who, by the 7 i an that he! brigade he could have .taken ied a verv figure" whenever 0 felt sure that a favorable treaty) would be "effected1 and that he was i ?t Dominion ejection Dick .vvcii committee, wno, oy tne; f. m _ !_ stre m the 0 i' tne Grand Trunk Pacific is I usincr .everv effort to bring about u i Secord, the' oppuaent of Hon. Frank'wavt bears the honored name oi i- b where mora .n w deposit'i'C.' !Ives', for actualiv giving out a i completed through, these lands in that result as promptly as possible. of good seed grain. Conserrativ; is a committee report on the .gas-well Valley they will reach their committee impressed upon him important point to remember in v t. i. j'tnio -v-jilnA !t3ie importance of prompt and vigor- lawyer and all he can oxpect to lose agreement berore the committee -01.. one F JHS connection is the fact that i j n iws action. his practise. submitted it to the council.! dollars acre and it-would cot be, oi i i T. i ''In tne TJroposed to; 1J -t.m hirman 01 "a if they were selling probably provide thafc..we One of the 'of nermanent i L-ommi a tmng, es-, fifty dollars per acre by this "time next nave half of "the normal How of as soon .after he-had ;puiledjyeir> The Grand Tru k pacific peo. almost identical' igh price of grain at the time ic harvest 'caused the farmers as as they thresh j Une 'signs 'of permanent j <_' _. _ it. In thLs wav the crreat proper-! is the presence'-of geese. Large i t j- i j L j JT f-t was -sold and "a.j flocks may 'be found fin "the stubble-j i. St. Mary's Hiver and all of the fiodu ion of the 'grain deal of it delivered immediately j Stirling. and Rajnnond.r before it known that many Pioneer. pther large! of the country would be without segd wili invading news- trrain. In order tliat the farmers i PllPer offices fields of poetry as! circumstances, people: to k (gam pie paid last year 6c per Ib. for oats [.waters; all of the normal flow of the Jin the valley and offer the same this j Milk Paver and half of the flood wa- The Hudson's Bay people jters and the Canadians the rest. The re- j'have grown fine oats who had suiTaro-i might get their seed the stubble fields are with the least trouble and expense, j Z the'government decided to act as the; agents to purchase and deliver Tlie' There is a bill before the Ontario seed ty them. j Legislature providing free transport- of a bar- j year_ farmed for-50. years and j committee was not able to-ascertain barley, SOiyrhat arrangements-were to be made respecting: the waters- of the West Fork, North Fork, Frenchman, Hock Creek and- other streams'flowing from Canada into the United States, but .jport before the council got it? _It j of oats per acre- only being none cf the people's business what a fair yield_ clover do ex- _ the. council is going, to do with their ceeaingly well and all vegetables. [money until after it is done, and vet 1-1 t I' 1 "YTrt t-n-n L-Q rsi-ti nir The fact fnal the government omc- i ation on street rail-wavs for members so far as to let them know before. jals.went of the west to get of the Alberta might the 'is no warrant that jcopy the idca pass legislation i there was not sufficient'seed m Ambers of our legislature be i allowed to travel free on the busses! j Alderman ives will have a severe call desiring to- make quickly from twenty to thirty thousand del- I lars on a small investment in land ing-down to deliver Chairman Tvesj when next they meet. write at once to I. B. Snell, Leth- bridge, Alberta, Box 63, as these lands country to meet its own needs. As. an instance of th.; way in which the officia.l in. charge passed over the dis- between and Edmonton, j That is the nearest approach to a j BOWVILLE NOTES A dance -will be held at the Bow- ville Hall April -10th for the benefit of" Mr. and !Mrs. Pete Hauser. tricts where there was grain avail-istrcet in Alberta, able, it may be stated that in. each district south of Lethbr'idge there are j ,A Saskatoon man claims to have j We: understand that Mr. Hauser is ion- If hej io the hospital at Lethbridge and would have the people- at large think it is their t least twenty-five thousand bushels discovered PerPetual motion, f the best seed wheat available for had lived in this he WOU seed if the buyers had wished to take j U long for Lethbridge is duty to help them out. Everybody always on the move. j is cordially invited to attend. Ladies are requested to bring lunches. The Herald's Horticultural boost is! The dancc at BowvilJe Hall last, having its effect. One party told was the best of-thc the other morning that the editorials had persuaded her to go into flower culture quite extensively this sum- it. Similar quantities of oats are here also. Speaking of the province Alberta, of which the Herald has the most intimato "have' no hesitation there was in this grain to supply alt the seed required knowledge, we in saying that province enough in the province. While the greater portion of the grain was in Southern Alberto, it was not all there by any crowd :VOTiwj Gi cut: 56H.5Gn. -TV was present. The fiance was will positively be increased to the same as the other companies are charging. The payments will be per acre, first year and balance is 9 equal an- nual installments. "We do not expect to keep tliis opportunity open only a very short time as we will only let a few persons in on the ground floor. Eead the following copy from the Vancouver Daily Province, Feb. 19, 1903, and then I. B. SNELL Room 13 or P. O. Box 63, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada they explained the -importance o'f i our interests to thc wat- I ers of these streams. "A satisfactory adjustment of the Milk River controversy with Canada! is expected by the Federal authori- ties according to a 'Washington cor- respondent of the Anaconda .Stand- ard, who says that Representative Pray has had several recent confer- ences with the state department offi- cials had has been assured by Assist- ant Secretary Bacon that the tiations will be pressed with all j sible speed. Mr. Pray has taken up j the matter with all characteristic en- ergy and his representation of the d -5. T. McKCsTNEY has moved into Kpom 1, Whitney Block, in company Tvitb H. -I.-H. Skeith. He has a large iist of some of .the best- Also Three Townships of Wild Land WILL SELL AT RIGHT PEICES ON EASY TEEMS J. T. McKinney Whitney Block Lethbridge, Alta. 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 ESTABLISHED 1864 in 'charge of Mr. Aaron Hurde and j Carl Peterson and was the first one _____ to be carried -on on business prin- A man in public life must expect j everything being conducted in -means, .as the reports from the. seed i to be criticized when his public acts! a systematic way. We must congra- fairs, the newspaper reports, and thc are not in accord with the views of I tulatc the management for their good information irutu individuals {thy public. It is foolish however for! tas'to in to the evening's en- abundantly proves. a man to take umbrage at these cri- j-tertainment. There was a large num The provincos couid have survived iticiams and consider them to be ol" Jaditis'present, best sup- the setback by themselves but the rooted at him personally. Pcr of thc. served. The asrsistarice of thc government will' music was by the Bowville Orchestra make it all the easier. There is too j When Judge Mabce was appointed much" native strength -in the young chairman of the lliulway Commission provinces to suffer any permanent all his work as a High Court judge u UHS ocion- ed thousands of settlers in the Mi-k River Valley has given the state de- partment new and valuable material for the American side. of the contro- versy with Canada and has impress- ed upon thc officials the need of Twenty-Two Thousand Acres Have i speedy action for the conservation of MANY AMERICAN SETTLERS 'Been Sold in the Middie States GERMAN LUTHERAN COLONY even a complete failure of the crops such as have been exper- ienced in Kansas, Nebraska, South JXakota and other _ states. But ,thc failure is not a cir- cumstance to cause any groat alarm, or discouragement, to say nothing of oncl ruin so blatantly 'sounded.'forth American jour- nals. was cleaned up. He had not a re- served judgment on his books, That, is unusual with judges. They usual- ly have a number of cases to give judgment upon. This Instance mere- ly proves what has been said of Judge MfXbee, that is a hardwork- ing, systematic official. That type of man is peculiarly fitted for tho Commission. Outsiders in attendance were Char- j ley Smith, Rudolph Oldcnbcrg. Miss Ottot, 3Irs. Fortig, Mr. Buckley, from' the Big Bow and Mrs. Singer of; Lethbridge. Big Trek in Northern Cariboo Begin Early in May Will To whom it may concern: Ths is to certify that I have used MINARD'S LTNIMNET myself as well as pre- scribed it m my practice where a lin- iment was required -and have never failed to get the desired effect. C. A. KING, M. D. Nechaeo Valley in thc Cariboo dis- trict, which will be traversed by the Grand Trunk Pacific railway, .will be tne objective this spring of hundreds of, settlers from the middle states. thousand acres of land there have Iready been disposed of. Of this quantity eight thousand acres thc rights of the Montana settlers. CANAuA "It is an open secret that Canada craftily taking advantage of diplo- matic delays in the negotiation of a settlement of the vexed question, is pushing irrigation works that will eventually call for the use of practically all of the water carried by the Milk Hiver. Thc AlborcaTtail way and Irrigation Company in 1900 had completed a short canal about seven miles north of thc internation- al boundary. This has been rapidly extended until its total length is said to be about two hundred miles, and the Canadian Government has grant- ed the company the right to 500 feet Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Capital........................... Reserve and Undivided Profits----....----.. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sir E. Montagu Allan President -Jonathan Hodgson, Esq. Vice-President C. E. Hosmer. Esq., Esq., C. F. Smith, Esq., Hugh A. Allan. Esq., C. M. Hay.s, Esq., Alex. Barnet, Esq.; F. Orr Lewis, Esq. E. F. Hebden Manager The Bank has 110 branches and agencies distributed .throughout Canada. New York Agency, 63 and 65 Wall St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS invited, and special atten- tion is paid to small deposits. Interest at 3 per cent, per annum, compounded four times a year. Drafts, Money Orders and Letters of Credit, payable in any part of the world, at current rates LETHBRIDGE E, W. McMULLEN, Maaifcr ;