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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It THURSDAY. APRIL 3, 1919 AU3FKTA. PAGE SEVEN LETHBRIDGEWMANWIli EVOLVE NEW BREED OFJEP IN ELEVEN YEARS; MElil SMS Dearth of Houses Us Serious Growth of theCity Retarded R. C. Harvey Brewing Up Rom- ney-Rambouillet Great Work titw Type Mr. Harvey Is jealously guarding the lamb crop of his pure-ired Rom- ney ewfc'j, for this year the start of an experiment irfitcht in about IT years' lime will its culmination anil llie introduction 'of a new breed of sheep which will be reglr'ered un- der an en'.lrcly different name from any oilier breed now registered, and district can uoast the it will ue a breed peculiarly fitted largc'Jt h.ind of pure-bred- Romney- for the AllwrU ranges with proper Marsh Bhcep iii North America, anil attention lo botli. mutton anil H. C. Harvey is (he proud owner. He j qualities.. iHy a careful selection now numbers over 400 in the baiul. breeding ewes irom the cross all of which are registered, with the i breds ot Iho llarabouillcl ram and the eiceptiob of this spring's l.-.rabs. and Koinney ewes, Mr. Harvey Is breed- HKPORTS 118 PER CENT. LAMB CROP TO DATE will bt regifitered in a cliort Some time ago quite a slir time. tnado In' sheep breeding circles in the: "United States' by tlio publication of a etatemenl tliat one U. S. breeder had the largest flock ot Romneya In Amer- ica.' There were :tboul 50 in the tf'ock, Mr. Harvey. Las eight times that number. 118 per Cent. Lambs Lambing season lias started in this cisirici, "oiii will not be general 'until April lyth. Harvey's pure-bred Jlomneys are now lambiug, and from 250 ewes he already has 2SO Eine, healthy Jambs. The percentage so is IIS ncr cent., which is remarkable. Tho Eheep in the district have all come through the winter iri fine con- dition, and ranchers are counting on a 100 per ce'nt. Iamb crop provided the weather remains favorable through Ihe lambing period., ing up the new type. Kvery two years will sec a step In arriving at Ihu new type. U w-Jll.take six crosses to fix the new type, so that Uie whole process will lake 11 years. He has his plans and alt drawn, -anc the animal husbandry department of agriculture at Otta'vva a.-, set of registration books (3 being opened to keep track of the various families of the new 'breed so that "there will bo tip in-breeding and BO that the1 (ami- lies will be kept 'straight, and at the "It's a fright." This was the terse descriplion of the housing situation In tho city at the present time by a houso agent who been busy the last week cr so, in the'painful oc- cupation of telling applicants for houses that there was nothing do- ing, aud that houses could not bo obtained tor love or money. The return oE soldiers with their families makes the acute situation more aggravated. The suites in Ihe blocks in the city are all taken up with lotig and even rooms arc 'at 'a premiunt Those who are anxious to buy to obtain' a roof over their heads, and only have a small aiiloimt of cash In the way of a tew hundred dollars, find that Ibese sums are. no .good, us the sellers or houses are wanting, and getting, substan- tial amounts as first payments. The warehouses are all Jammed to the roofs with furniture stored away owing to there belug no houses to put ft la its proper Men IB the employ 01 the P. Fl- are leaving I heir families through force of circumstances, in Calgary and other points white they jour- iiey.ito and fro." !n ihe case of. outside firms who do business in 'tho .district, and whose represen- tatives recomaieml iliat I-eth- -bridge is the most trmvL-nipnt cen- tre for headquarters, these repre- sentatives are not ;iblo lo make use" ot ihe approval of their recommendations, us houses for -their families ramiut be got in the city, and thvy hare'to make their homes in Cal- gary and Medicine I'soplo from outside points such us Mac- leoii, who are anxious to locale in Lethbridgc are unable to give t-f- to'lheir wishes, The. housing problem in ihe city 'is In that acute stage which beats all previous and the Of the city suffers con- siderably thereby. BANK CLEARINGS Tills week ...........J5Sl.lt1 Same week last year.. FINED FOR SECOND TIME FOR SELLING LIQUOR Mrs. Ferguson, of ihc Windsor hotel, was fined In the city police court yesterday (Wednesday) after- neon tbe turn of JliOO and costs or three months for illegally selling li qn'jr. This was her second oifense. BELIEVE THE ADS Prof ess Jones, will you RLVC me an uf reprmlucttou art hair res tori1 r. cud there be no difficulty over registering the breed. iMr. Har- vpy has not yet decided on a name for the type. That I he, new. bread will be strong in wool qualities is shown'by the fact that wool from his Komney-Raxiibouil- let crossbreds last year the highest average market, his best wool [or over 7S cents a pound. MEN NEED ED TODAY 18 FILFARMISANDHARDLYAN II UPESIKIO Civic Employes' Demand Ko Higher Wages and Shorter Hours Causes Delay Itig a supple me estimate Ef demands, of tha Ginger Group are favorably cousidereil. Tijc civic cnlji-1 net is hot very anxious to take tho i latter procedure, ant] for tlio present; wiiilder it tlie policy to aivait Iho arrival of tlie data of Hit: v.-asc.i i jand working hourg situation elsewhere, t ilt is not exactly a case of tluaid ihere was going to 2. surplus of labor in this' eeaaoD to Ihe return of ihe boys from OTerneas made a poor guess: .Tom of the provincial bureau here so All day TuesdayIMr. .Longw'orth. and were tearing Irj-ing to fill orders. VS e need 300 men right- said Mr. IxmgTrortb. >nd hard- ly a man in, algtil Fanners hcen drotea-today of- ferlnj >65 (o J7S a month and board for meo'tor-tarB'irOTk, bat we can t fill Uie bill There are a few men anwad bat Bo not want to do farm work. We have sent SXXS. calls to Calgary and Edmonton, but have bad poor re-> suit: to do." r If the shortage, of men for Ing keeps up tiicre win be a fall' ing o'f in the amount oi land' seeded., W'th the liigh prke of seed and the shorlaje and ttlsh price ft farm labor tamen are not anikj-jb to take too big a chance In pulling in a targe acre- age, especially they 'do not Know Whatthe price ot may be next fall. Efforts will be nude during weak-end to ;ecare mec from other parts to fill the.shoftace here. arj-ing conditions tliat exist In other municipal centre The Cierl. oljhe se has got the macbinerj going n regard to obtaining the taformatkin ard the proceeds oi mail bag are looked forward to with considerable interest bi the chic caW net. It Is either a case of going on and msstng the present estimates', or iss'u- residence al Oxford.1 Candidates iwy. elect whether will apply for the wholtnlilp oi the jTOTlnce in bare acquired any Wihlerabie' foi at ttelr edacm- Honal qualification, or for that of ttw province In wWck they have then- or- dinary private.doojlclh, or re- Bacli candidate, required. trf for- nlrt with hfs applkattoo: (a) certi- ficate of age, a fall aWemeot of his educational "at school and college; hit :'ln athletlo, inch 'from his ica.. and', profeisoni, in reference to the (litalllles Indfealed by Mr. Rnodes, as will aw 1st tHe jndgaent of ttt com- mjllec'; In wbiiectipii the' Tollow- Ing entratl from will o weak, Jtludliness iiirseinshnest, and wid (Iv) ethfbitloil dnrhie scliool moral force oi: character, arid of In stlmHs to leaii to (ahe Interwt In hk ?or Jailer at- Iftbotfi win Hkcly In after to lulde him to eslceSn Die of public ditto aOl3 bt' appn for motor traffic in a wcek''or ten days. TJic melting off and it is not jn: the: shape It was tliis time last year UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE I HAVE BEEN FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR. O. S. CREST, WHO HAS SOLD HIS FARM, TO SELL BY PUBLIC: AUCTION AND WITHOUT RESERVE, AT HIS FARM LOCATED Two Miles North of Experimental Farm Bmldafs, er Fire North East of the City. On MONDAY, April 7 i ''AT ONE O'CLOCK THE EQUIPMENT AND STOCK. 1 road grader. New Western; 1 Deerinp binder; 1 Van Brant double disc drill, 22; 1 disc; 1 alfalfa cultivator; 1 finning mill, Dog; 1 feed cutter; 2 trianore" spreaders; 2 mowers, 1 rake, McCormlck; 1 delivery rake, Masscr-Harrii; 1 "nay slacker; 1 boggy; '1 truck wagon with lick; 1 hay rack; 1 P. O. sang, Hia.; 1 harrow, lever; 1 Kramer roUrr.harrow, for gang plow; 1 walking iilovv, Ifiin.; 1 t-ultJTEtor; 1 sub-soil pack- er; 1 Fresno scraper; 1 Blip spraper; 1 road cart; 1 complete tteckv oultll, tlower, (orge, small lools; 1 cburn; 1 gasoline entlne, 1 tl.p.; 1 range; 1 cook slove; 3 Holstein milk cows (one la regist- 4 years old and fresh or coming; 1 Shetland pony, 7 years; 3 Oxford Grate ewes; 1 rcglitered Shorthorn bull, 4 years old; also numerous-small articles. rL- TERMS CASH UVAUf D. J. McSWAIN, Clerk.. v Phone Lethbridge when, (here wtis sonic mow -os it. fcol of leads a double] life, ch? 1 a bull on tlie stock exchange an'd'a bear at home. Don't Lose Time iii the Spring Get yout puiimu; gears and other tractor re- pairs now. We hare a, large stock on hand. Letfabridge Iroi Works Co., Ltd. OF lo the nefretury tit committee of al tat Alberta I DON'T FORGET THE WEEKLY AUCTION SALE At i ay lor ftr Docker .liivtic.wM.thb docker with ftptcrtld rcsuHs fof the past two 1 placing It on the taartet. It and sca'rs munetfiately and prevents bleeding t have found this dDcker rot retard Ihc srrowth of the tamh is Iho rase In the old molhod of docking, Vlilcn puls Iho back uiic rnunth, .My hunfioc 'docker can lie iijed by any, bno. FOR BY R. C HARVEY 631 5th at 1 p.m. All Horses young, iii good condition, well broken and carry a days' guarantee. '.Any Farmer having any Horses or Cattle, or Machinery of any Description are at Liberty to bring them to the Yards for sale. ;