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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Lctlibrldgc. Alberta. (Saturday, August. 10, Number 20.> [FINE CROPS ON THE DEMONSTRATION FARM Mr. Hotchkiss Says Win ter Wheat Is The Best Ever CUTTING STARTS Thinks There Will R Enough Labor to Handle Crop 1 YUieit 1 never saw such a fin today with 113. L liiclnidson m linger of the Calgary Industrial Exhibition, and was talking ol th( crops on the demonstration fum at Cliifholm. Mr. Jlotchkiss is cnthiifai istic the crop outlook all the faouth, but he is partic- ularly enthusiastic over the out- come ot tho hai vwst 011 the demon- stration, farm at Clarusholm for he, took charge of the work on tlie farm last year when it was being broken aiid yrepured for this yearu Cutting started on the farm today, inu king the beginning of the harvest the Clareshohn district. The'com- inibsioner hud with hit; a sample of the winter wheat taken from the farm and it was without, doubt .one of the best samples of wheat, over seen in. Southern Alberta. It was. and haid and will easily grade] "No 1 An estimate of tho yie' it at forty bushels to the acr The way the demonstration fan t, h is been managed this year is a r relation to the farmers in'that dis t net aiid thej will learn some lesson f-which- mil be valuable to thorn an L to the whole country. Last year w _ two steim plows at work, breal tl Ing the lind and immediately worke the land up into the -best coaditio kto conserve the moisture. The wliea sown about the yOtli of Augu got good start in the tall The; the.spring'with plenty of moiatur in the ground, 'it went ahead by leap arid bqunds, being not. in the least af fecled by'the June wholi :flold is level and even as avfloor, an >ldtei than In t Likely Get Enough Help Speaking question, Mr [Ilotchkiss said, tuat lie did -not think experience any trouble r in getting a plentiful supply ot hnr testers Ihe harvest'is-early in the and will be under way .by fjthe time cutting starts in'the north, that he believes that the main dif- ficulty will be in getting threshing RUSSIANS FOR B. C. Vancouver, Aug. II. Slovens, AI.P., was today called upon by repre- sentatives of a colony of three thous- and Russian families 'w.ho wish lo to British Columbia to live. They are members of the New Israel- say lies eliin, and the men h-sre todav TO COMMUTE HEAVY SENTENCE ON PONECH Lhey will conio and settle at Bella employed there, hcgim serving Coolu on tlio northwest coast of Brl- term at 1'V the heavy st'iiiuncu of live years imposed upon K, by Chief .lu.stice Harvey ai the Supreme Court session here last fall, may he rominuletl, was the opinion expressed the. sentence imposed was in court circles here today. SIiiou one 'of' the heaviest ever handed down Ponedi, who was .sentenced to a court here. iThe fact that the years for. theft of from the C. thefts, ,werejmide from a large rail- H. freight sheds here while he was way corporation, which surfers great- department) of justice and attempt to obtain a uoimnutcment of the sen- tence as asked for. in the petitions which have already huen forwarded to llic department. I'oncch was a for- tish Columbia. MIXED FARMING NEEDED of beef must continue to rise until thu prairie far- mers up mixed fanning, accord- ing -to P. Burns, the Calgary cattle king, who is herb ou his way to in- spect the First Thought mine at Or- ient, Wash. j there, hcgan serving liis j ly froini similar thefts in every part ['.Mmontoii penitentiary, his j of the country, was, partly the rea- frii'mls have circulated pctitiotis, i S0n for heavy 'sentence in this which have limi vvUely signed, ask-1 case, the justice evidently holievii ing that the sentence be made less that Ponech's case should be made severe in view of certain circumstauc- warning to others, es -surrounding the case. Yesterday W. C. Ives left for Ot- tawa, taking-with him copies of the depositions in the case, and it IB .un- derstood tliat he will go before tlie- MR. MONK SAYS POSTOFFICE CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED Just as Soon as Tenders Have Been Received -No Doubt About Building Being Placed Under Construction This Fall-President of' Board of Trade's Information However; it is thought that representations which will he tl mad lo the department will result in cm ting two or three years at least o the 'term. COfTDfUI? I 'C TAMIMf HUKUllLLo lUMINb NOT A CERTAINTY Certain Procedure Wouj Have to be Followed by Canada I 1 he weather in Northern Alberta 'has been excellent fo'r the crops dur- ;ing the past couple of weeks, although :the farmers are holding their breaths pnjing for liot weather for the montli 'If.the 1912 .crop in Alberta is har- without mishap, this country experience an era of prosperity tho most sanguine ever dream- led of, and I certainly believe that tlie j prospects are bnght for those hopes 1 oeing leallzed I never saw 'such nnl crops m the North. They could possibly be better, and they" arc snot lato d compared to other years." Mi Hotchkiss is. taking a trip, through the south country for a few ;days getting a lino on conditions in connection with the" issuing the reportt of the depirtment of Agri- "culture London, Aug. more or les telligciiu anticipations by enterpris g newspaper correspondents cpul t ChnrchiH Canada h ould already have packed his gri and'ordered out a says th Daily Telegraph, which gives promi nence to its Montreal correspondent who cables hack reports sent to two Canadian papers by their London cor respondents who ''quote Winstoi Churchill as having decided to visi Canada in .the interests of .tile naya question, with the" adtled.iniormatioi that he will come in a warship "ac companied by an'imposing'nival dron undei L L c Louis o: Batten burg. Commenting on'this, the Daily Telc: graplfslviontrcil correspondent sajs Vlthough it is Known that in spirit the Canadian correspondents, tro m close touch with the waiting ministers this despatch ib regarded paution I he- gencial opinion m Cinadi is that a_ 'rom "llr Churchill at tins juncture ould lit doubtful strategj u her from the view.point of imperial pro- gress or of the Bonlen i government. 76r it is likely to be .interpreted as in effort to exercise imperial prcs- ure in respfict tq the.-naval program it-Canada. Further information must ic looked for .in this, regard before he announcement can he taken as a cflnitc The Canadian Associated is PORTFOLIO FOR THE WEST Ottawa, Aug. is very possible that -next session an additional portfolio will be ere- ited iiitl will secure a fourth minister, Tt is under- stood that strong influence is being ibrought'to" bear by the mining interests .to have a min Isterjjf mines 'appointed. For- of .Mines was under -tbifeSIihlsTer of In- session the branch'was-transferred to the Department of the Interior, but this is a very busy branch, and'too much so for the ne- cessary work. JAS.-H. HAWLEY lovcrnor of Idaho, who will likely at- tend the Dry Farming Congress XILES EXOLT OVER HIS DEATH AN OPTIMISTIC REPOllT BY Crop Prqspecfe Ovet The A're Veiy. RAOIC CLOSE OF' CAREER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RE- PUBLIC OF HAYTI Kingston, Jamaica; Aug. The aitien exiles here-are jubilant mei ie turn of events in Ilaitt. Tor ontlts past plans were being: laid in imaica for the overthrow of General: hie authoritatively to state the Leconte, and It is said -that his death ,'hole question o( Churchill ttie result of an intrigue he TEACHERS AT NELSON' J Nelson Aug T. pundalk Ont a teacher of 15 years' Experience in public school work, and 1 Ahss Lauia Greer B A., a graduate, of Queens Unheisitj and with one irjrear'g teaching experience at Brock- jTHIc Ont been appointed to po- sitions m the kelson by I IS ALL GOSSOP DENIAL -OF TROUBLE BETWEEN. G. T- P. AND THE 4 t-'GOVERNMENT Ottawa, Aug. IG.-v'So far as we are aware, there neither is. nor Itos thben, auy friction between the fcvernineiit and' the Grand Trunk Pa- Any controversy which has oc- wried; concerning the taking over of 'we Junction HCC- (Ucn jjy the company, ahsol- confined to the'newspapers, for unit her from the company nor from commission-have wo yet had any jWHlfjcation of the company's alleged tp take over the line." revious to the opening of the Con ress. It might' bt; 'possible also :t ake the beet In with ati: and transplant it sp that umber of beets might be seen ii actual gioivirr- state_ Iu_ acldi on to root itselt i demonstra on ot the jjr itticibilitv of: the use the tops as .fodder might 'be given Othei bj products or the becfo coi alsp "iiitb itho demonstra tion as well as an exhibit of reiinei sugar. This" would .not in any waj interfere-with Raymond's agricultura exhibit, but" would simply make up the house In which grains and vege- tables will, be shown. The Herald re- presentative lias spoken to several farmers the district, and members of f.iie Agricultural Society and Hoard of Trade, and all seem, enthusiastic over the proposal. erage-and" in tiin north from 10 to 15 per cent, above the average. THROUGH COACH FROM CALGARY entually don. liaving -received a free par- SWIFT'S NOT SLOW Aug. is rumored that 4ho Swift Mnnufiicturing Com- pany, the large American meat corpor- ation, aro looking over several pieces of properly, and that they plan erect-' ii g a large now factory right away, t ia stated on good authority that liey have three or four options on vauable property, tho cast, being garded as probable location.' TRIED TO BLIND HIS KEEPER BOLD ATTEMPT OF MURDERER .TO ESCAPE FRO'M KAM- LOOPS JAIL Kamloops, -B. C.. Aug. Fred James, who murdered Constable Ashern, at. Veriiou, and a Japanese, named hashi, also convicted of mur- der, wore hanged yesterday. Two hours before was hanged, .Jamc.s made a bold at- tempt to escape by throwing pepper in Mm eyes- of Keeper Sifsou. Tin- latter, however, though half blinded, was able to'overpower James, who went to-his death with a smile on bis 'face. ALSO TO. THAT CITY, WILL BE BENEFIT TO LETHBRIDGE TRAVELLERS Commencing on Monday next, ,Aug-. ust C.P.H. will operate through first class coach between Cui- i, gary and'Lethbridge. The coach will leave Calgary at arriving in Lotbbridgo on train No, 5H at 24.40. The returning 'coach Lctu- brtdgc-flii train No. at ar- riving in Calgary at The foregoing changes mean that >assengers leaving here in the early morning will travel to Calgary without change of, cars, while passen- gers leaving, Calgary for' Lethhridgc on the evening B.30 will not re- quire to change formerly.- There seems to be no doubt It'ft now as to the Intention of the de- partment to proceed with the er-. ection of the post office this year, The BoaHd of. Trade and other or-, ganizations In the city have been, insistent in their claim that the erection of the building ihould not be postponed. The commencement of construc- tion on the post office will mark the beginning of erection, of L Leth- bridge's largest and most expen- sive building. Two hundred thou- sand dollars have been appropriat- ed for the structure, but experts state .that the building before completed, will cost considerably in excess of that amount, prgba- bl Several local contractors have tendered on the building, and the hope Is expressed that a Leth- bridge builder will obtain the contract. The construction of building this year means much ,to Lethbridge, and there i? no doubt now but that Lethbridge .will set a new 'mark in building records which will break all records for'; former years. JAS MURRAY Of Suffleld Alta chairman of 'the Farm Management Dry; Farming Congf-ess' PILWAYS TO BE IN A TIGHT BOX TO HANDLE THIS YEAR'S TERMINAL ELEVATORS CAPACITY' Ottawa, Aug. were'stor- ed in terminal and eastern elevators on-August 2, nearly bushels more wheat than on the ng date liist yeai In view of in- creased harvest in Western provinces, this extra.quantity m hand lends additional weight to he prediction that the railways will taxed to their his year's production with anything ke dispatch. Returns to the Department of Trade ml Commerce show that on August there were bushels of in storage-lit terminal elevators i ihe. West, as compared 'with fil bushels on August 4, 1911. The otal quantity of grain of all kinds gtprago was bushels, as ;alnst bushels last, year on c corresponding dale INSANE ABOUT STARTING FIRES HARTFORD YOUNG CAD COULD NOT RESIST TEMPTATION Oreenfiehl, Mass 9 that he had set thirty fires m hotels and public buildings ,in'. Connecticut and Western" Massachusetts '-within, -thu last four months, Bernard U. Mm.-' iy, son ol a lonner fire commission of-Jj'-irtford, conn t made an al-1 U'gctl 'confession to Chief of Polite TIios Manning tximght j Murray, uho is 21 jcars in explanation of the acts to wlufch he-confessed, 7T could'not resist''an impulse to do it, although I the, consCquenceb 1 The liies oi hundreds of people, ho- 1pl gnps-ts, placed in jeopurdv bv the fires which Murraj declares he1 startcfl, and the toial propeitj loss is estimated by local officials