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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta O OF CANADA. ort Vancouver, the Uniou Bank of Canada covers t ii-e W. e s t nTb r e ihoroiK' than does ativ other Bank. Every modern Banking facility offered to Fanners, Ranchers, Grain and Cattle Dealers and Merchants. Collections made. Mouey transmitted to any part of the world. Savings Department established at every Branch. starts an account Interest at highest current rate paid quarterly TTHBRIDGE BRANCH; J. R. Anderson, the way the-country Js being prepared for the seed, That' whole region between Calgary and Lethbridge is being improved Jn an- ticipation of the com lug of the road, aim tin; work is innng accomplished j Oii a uu m: ilr. NOiilw hus ucrcs of-wheat. Mr. Milne bus The Carmen .outfit, thir- ty miles cast of Clarc.shohn, and iio i.hri.n thftt to havo some three sections In crop, and BO ou up the country to east of High Tin. tho .wfl.ter, with his JittJe 'field, is going, and the coua try is being farmc-d. Men, with mon- ey, have come to realize that wheat farming m Alberta pays, thanks to the settler, and tUe money is turning the trick. The country is vastly Cbloft Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points Daily Herald Market Place Wien have to sell or to reit place it ii this column. If you myiiuiii this cokni. 25r one Jisertioi 6 for Si SCAVENGING Any person desiring a scavenger waggon or closets cleaned can have same done by leaving orders with E. P. Mee, co Police Station. 74-0 R PURE A LD OF GRAN WILL BE OVER FIVE MILLION StufT Correspondent of the Calgary Daily Herald. Following is the total result of lust year's harvest, given by districts correct up to June G, 1908, showing Station v Shipped Tabei-........................ Lethbridge................. Macleod v.-...-. 1Pincher Brockett Granuin Claresholm................. Slavery Naiston _.....................- Cayley...................... -High River ....ivr.-v-........ Okotoks :................___ Raymond................... Spring Coulee............... Rowley..................... Cardston the amount of wheat shipped and gristed since Sept. 1, 1907, and amount held' awaiting disposal. In Store nil 2.SOO "200 Gristed nil nil nil nil nil nil ail nil nil nil district not included Totals ______ Marketed oats from Cardsiou-Rayinond above v. ____ Twenty per cent, of total crop retained for seed. and teed Total from Moyie, B.C. Grand total for Southern District Chicago, Aug. Cussidy a twelve year old girl, whose abduc- tion last Thursday caused unusual police activity, returned home this evening from Cincinnati, whether she had been taken.by her alleged abduc- tor F.. J. Blair. She told her par- ents that Blair had placed her aboard a train immediately after lur- ing her that they had been in a rooming house in the Ohio city until this morning when the man gave her a ticket to Chicago and told her to go home. Blair, it is alleged, enticed Veronica from her home by a newspaper advertisement "To be a companion to his wife." A search for the room which Bla.r had occupied revealed several letters tend iug to show that he had been a. con- tractor and builder at itoyie, B.C. The papers proved also that Blair had been in that town as late as July 22. The girl .said that after Blair had read the newspaper on the morning after arrival ia Cin- cinnati, he became nervous and ap- peared worried. The police believe publicity given case caused the num to send the girl away. When it comes to figuring an. esti- I'tions influencing the growing crop, a mate of the probable result ot the very accurate estimate of the harvest present harvest -i Southern Alberto, for this year can be made, one has to, take, j irxouol a lot Kstimates vary as to relative qual- of human frailties. One cannot kLv ities of wheat and oats. Grain In- a measuring r ijv jro o'Jt sii-il spector Hill, who inspected measure the fields, and so he has to 320_ bushels of wheat from the south- rely, to a great extent, on the ojiin- ern district the past eleven months, ions ty'i. those who grow the wheat estimates that there was in the neigh nnd those who attend to its market-! borhood of three-quarters of a rail- ing. Many of the best informed iiuii bushels additional, which was the farmers arc in real estate: either not inspected or inspected at business as aside issue, and their j Winnipeg, making thewheat crop ana- tendency is to boost, while many oijount to a few per cent, under one- Ihe elevator men do riot want to :n- half the grand total of the Southern BiG CAMPAIGN TO BE CARRIED duce competition" by glowing reports of biisiness. and so their inclination is to knock. Then those of each lo- oality boost their own at ihe ex- pense of their neighbor. An elevator mar) told of a loc iln.y lying well eastward, where last 'year was grown about bushels nf excellent grain. The other day a ogation from the district waited ui> on the elevator companies them to build elevators. "We will have busht-Is grain, and must bave an' they declared. Upon investigation, it was found tliat' they had farmed well and de- served recognition 'by the elevator year's acreage and Alberta crop. Fifty per cent, of the wheat graded 1, 2; and 3 for milling THE AMOUNT FOR SEED At a glance it would appear that twenty per cent, is a very liberal al- lowance for feed and seed. In Man- itoba am! the older-communities they allow ten per cent., but for the first five" or six years the amount of the total yield used for seed and Ijecd is much greater and twenty per cent, is the amount agreed upon by those fa- miliar with crop figures, including Grain Inspector HiM. THIS YEAR'S OUTLOOK number of Conditions There are n companies. However, their present harvest would amount to not to ex- ceed bushels.. So n great many have talked to your correspon- dent with the view to attracting at- tention -of elevator builders, a quite worthy motive, indeed, for the need of elevators is very urgent. Tlut in despair..over these conflict- ing opinions, and unable to arrive at nny point where an average could be struck, the writer endeavored to learn just what last year had done. Station agents along the route plac- ed their shipping reports at our dis- posal, enabling us t.o learn the entire amounts of grain shipments from the different primary points. In the office of car distributor Mac Millan. in Calgary, the figures were corrected and verified, and The Her 'yield. The harvest last year was de- ll ay ed and prolonged so late that i those who practice cropping the 'ground each year could accomplish but very little fair plowing. Many were satisfied to allow the stuff to volunteer, or to disk in a spying crop' on stubble, but many summer fallowed for this fall's sowing. On this account the acreage is not so great this year as it would have been had ordinary conditions prevail- ed last fall. Figuring an increased acreage of 15 per cent, and an increased yield of 10 per cent, per acre, which hope justi- fies at'least, the present harvest for Southern Alberta will realize a. total of bushels. THROUGH FINE COUNTRY From Claresholm tho writer wn nld is enabled to give the first auth- driven east to the line of the propos- cntic report on Southern Alberta's cd Calgary-Lcthbridgc railroad, am crop for the year 1907, from which j shown by the kindness of Mr. Corn after taking into account the condi- j wall and Messrs. Milne and Noble, o onservative. Leadtrs Wage War From Coast to Coast of Do. minion 'IUCn.OLKAR COLOR, fresh FRAOKANCE aud BE- IOUri FLa. Oil have made it hosts of friends. Are YO LJ one yet? IT IS PURE! Ram Lai's Tea is sold only in Lethbridge by THE BE NT LEY CO. LTD. DIAMOND CITY'S PROSPECTS T. H. Underwood n -turned last night from Diamond City where he been looking afo-r the interests of the company. Diamond City is situate six miles north of and is adjacent to the coal property of the Diamond Coal company. As soon tliu bridge Ls built tins town will have railroad connections. Hr. Underwood ..reports that tlie crops are being cut in that district and tliat one threshing machine start- ed out last Wednesday. Aug Conservativ.es f Canada will carry on such ah ei- ction campaign this, year as has ever been seen or heard of in Can- da before. It is probable- that, five f the leaders of Dominion politics hall make a tour of the whole coun- ry, stopping at all the large cities nd important centres from coast to Jieetings and waging a war that will nally bring their party to victory. The five statesmen who will make he triii are R. L. Borden, Premier I. Douglas Hazcn, of -New Brunswick 'remier P. Whitney, of Ontario; 'romicr.lt. P. Roblin, of Manitoba; nd Premier Richard McBride of Brit sh Columbia. Such a company of trong earnest speakers never started >ut on such a trip before. The first meeting -will be held .in Halifax on September 14 and up to the present ime the dates and places arranged or arc as follows: Halifax, Sept..14; St. John, Sept. 15; Quebec, Sept. IS; Three Sept. 1.9; Montreal Sept. 20. Resides" these meetings, others will ie held at'Toronto, London, Pem- >roke. Winnipeg, .Regina and Calgary the dates have not been fixed. This plan has been talked about 'or some time and was known that September was the month in which the campaign would take place, but up until this morning the dates were not-made known officially and.before caving for the cost on a trip for his health Premier Roblin gave out the above information. BOYS! Earn for Your: Holidays Rustle up all the clean cotton t ags around the hoztse and bring them to the Herald Office and get 5c. per Ib. WANTED The Lethbridge public and the travelling public to know the is as clean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is emploj'ed. Charges moderate Living TO room, RENT 3rd floor Whitney WANTED A girl about 14 years of age to as- sist in general housework. Apply Mrs. Louis Ka-1, Ford St., opposite Cigar Factory. WANTED Wanted by young lady, position of truijt, experienced saleswoman, could manage Binalljbusiness, D., Box L331, Lelhbridge. 194 G FOR SALE Large oak roll top desk. Apply Box 334, Lc-th bridge. 193-0 STRAYED Found running with my horses, one sorrel gelding about six years old, branded on left thigh. Owner can have saint by proving and paying expenses. R. A. S. Whitney, Leihbridge, AHa. 1950 ROOMS TO LET Furnished rooms with board, home cooking, meals 25c. at Adam's Board ing House now run by Airs. Talbert. 196-0 SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed by the undersigned until five o'- clock p. August 6th, for the erection of a brick fire hall for WANTED A competent girl as housemaid and nurse. Good wages. Mrs. C- G. K. Nourst'. SYNOFSiS OF COAL MINING REG ULATIONS Coal mining rights ol the Dominion m Saskatchewan, AiWta, ihe'Yukou Territory, the North-West Territories aud British be leased for a term of twenty-one at an annual rental of an acre -Not wore ibaii acres wilS be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights ap- olied for are situated. In surveyed territory ihe land most be described by sections, or fe gal subdivisions of sections, and ID uusurveye.d territory the tract appli- ed for shall be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a fee of which will refunded if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty ehall be paid on the mer- chantable- output of the dime at the rate of five cents per ton. Every lessee of coal mining which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights but the leaee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the-working oi the mine at the rate of J10 an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary of the Department cf the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. NOTICE Merchants desiring space in Agrl. Mall for advsrtisin0' the comint? Fair are requested .the City of LethbrUlge. Plans and coming Fair are to specifications may be seen at the "V aPljlication same ol fices of the Architect, Southard Build W H" Fairfield later than Fly Time is now here We can do your odd work inv Screen D.oors and Windows and do it as yon it Screen Doors Screen Windows Once made to fit-your _ dows or doors, .tboy -are good for years. CAR OF PLASTER OF PARIS Just Arrived VICE PRESIDENT FAIRBANKS May Mr. Whitelaw Reid Ambassador to London I Of V 0V 1 ft M 'til ra uscriiicc biie 01 house Furnishinos We have to raise SGOCO by the 12th of August, ami nro sacrificing our splendidly assorted new stock." 20 per cent' discount on Carpet Squares and Curtains and lo per cent discount on Furniture, and Pictures. It's certainly time to buy in these lines, especially you consider that every article in this store is worth 100 cents in the dollar. Don't procrastinate. Buy today. s The Turpin Furniture Co. WW. OLIVER'S PLANING ML Office, Yards and Factory: Cor. BQUKil 5TOT5 Telephone 153 ing, Lethbridge. Each tender to be accompanied by a certified bank cheque for ten per cent. [of the.tender and made payable to the Secretars Treasurer of the City of Lethbridge. The cheque to be for- feited the City if the tenderer or refuses to enter into a satisfac- tory contract for the completion of the building. The 1 jwcst or any tender not nec- essarily accepted. James A. Macdonald, 183-17 Architect. p.m. Wednesday, Aug.'5, 1903. six 97.3 FOR SALE One new range, one brdroom suite, set of drawers, one bed, cheap. J W. Parkinson, 310 Smith St. 97 C Notice FOR SALE The eoiitenrs of a good house for sale, close in. Box 8, Herald Office. boarding Apply tc 97.6 ROOMS TO RINT Rooms to rent. Apply corner of Glyn and Ford. 197.6 STOCKMEN LIVERY BARN TO EXCHANGE FOR Livery barn on Regina-Prince Al- bert brnch of C. N. Rv. with room for 160 head horses, in ..ve town of 700 population, pood school, coun- jtry well settled. Will take ftock [or j part or full payment. For particu- lars see FORD TYLER Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge. W. R. BROWN House painter, p.ipcr hanger, wood finisher, etc. Carriagj Painting a Specialty Phone 124 52 Argyll Washington, August Presi- dent Fairbanks may stop-out as pres- ident of tho Senate next March to as ambassador to some im- portant Country abroad. The. rumor that this would be ;he next step to en by Mr. Fairbanks was insistent some weeks ago, and it has boon re_ vived by reason of the Vice Presi d-ont's admirable handling of his government's part in the Tercenten- ary at Quebec. It is admitielf that Mr Fairbanks couid "nave his Choice of diplomatic positions under the Taft administration and in Chicago convention there was considerable talk of his (roing to the cmirt of St. Joints. The in Indiana is worrying tho Republican leaders, and believe that if Mr. Fair banks were honored by appointment to a high place in the diplomatic service ]ns friends would see to it the state in IliE lerta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Lots Kortli of the Eailroad and West of Westminster ili FROM 1 pr EACH L. M. Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Union I Lelhhrinsrp. Bank, Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each TERM.S EASY One-third cash, ono-third months, balance 12 months. Interest jwr cent, per annum FOR EXCHANGE Would exchange some, good lots hi he city Winnipeg as part payment n a house in this city or a few- er: s close in. Apply to W. L. WiL corner Glyn and Ford Sis. 97.6 TO LET Large furnished room, .suitable for wo Apply 12-13 Bompa? 198-6 WANTED Brickwork, by pi: ce nr job. Bak. rs' ovens "a specialty. Addross P. 0. Box 106. Lethbridge'. 103-0 FOR SALE tift oahinc-t grand piano, almost new; one fumed oak library tnbb; quarter sawed oak sideboard; one and Wilson sowing ma- chine; and other H.H. Goods. C.C. Green, 1227 Bnmpas St. 193.5 HOT ICE All our acounts are being handed over to a solicitor. If you wish t avoid paying collection charges call at once and settle. Nelson Fraser. Typewriters FOR SALE OR RENT SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any SVirD liuLlJuKieil stieLiuii .Of LJo minioti lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alborta, excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, may be homestead- ed by any person who sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of ICO acres or less. for entry must be made in person by che applicant at a Do- minion. Lands Agency or Sub-Agency :or the district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, sou, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one' of the following plans: (1) At least six coonths' residence upon and cultivation of tbe land in each year for three years. (2) A may, if he ao desires, perform the required resi- deuce duties by liviup on farming laud owned solely by him, not than eighty (80) actes in extent, in the vicinity of. his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet thia requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader baa permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not lesa than eighty (30) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the- homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the Vicinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence, duties by living with father (or (-1) The term "vicinity" in the two preceeding paragraphs is defined as meaning not more than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader intruding to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above wHile living xvith parents or on farming land own- by himself must notify the Agent the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing mnal be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention apply for patent. We have the agency for J I HUertB hflnj Co (Lmi Utltety, HNOTHER BIG SNAP Monarch Visible One of the best of the good machines on the market. We have machines for rent at month. If interested in cither the purchase or rental of a thoroughly good machine, call and try them at Wrigtit's Jewelry Store W. W. Deputy of the Minister of the .Interior. publication ol Uiis advertisement will not be for. EXCELLENCE in Fine Work is Our Motto FINE HALF SECTION BETWEEN STIRLING See AND -NEW DAYTON, PER ACRE. YOU can't get anything near for less than to Weber Bros. Ott Block Lethbridge ;