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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD W LD OF GRAIN WILL BE OVER FIVE MILLION Stall Correspondent of the Calgary Daily Herald. "JLethbridge IMackod Following is the total result of last year's harvest, given by districts correct up to Jjune G, 1908, showing Station Shipped Trii.-r _ _, '.'Brocktfti................... vdareshoini................. Staveley Nanton..................... Cayby...................... :High River Raymond.................. 1 f9.530- Rowley 128.260 iCardston the amount of wheat 'shipped and gristed since Sept. 1, 1907, and the amount held' awaiting disposal. In Gristed nil 200 nil nil. nil nil nil nil nil nil nil nil .Total 41.200 284..450 1464200 123.260J PRAIRIE FIRE AT GRASSY LAKE Coal Oil Lamp Upset and The Fire is Still Raging" Taber, Aug. Mason, of the R. N. W. M. P. arrived from Bow Island this-afternoon on the lo- cal. He brings in the intelligence that a disastrous prairie fire is rag- ing southwest of. that place. It started on the 5th inst. and is supposed to have originated by a man overturning oil lamp upon the prairie. Ii is still raging. Looseness of The Bowels. It is very seldom during the summer months that most people arc not troubled ivftlA "looseness of the Sometimes it only goes that iar, but it develops into Diarrhoea, Oyseatery or Suramer Complaint and has x tendency to weaken the whole system. When the bowels get loosened up in ch'is way and you wish to check the un- mtural discharge without bringing on there .is only one remedy io use, and that one is DR FOWLES'S Es.TRACT or WILD STRAWBERRY. This LITTLE DAMAGE DONE Hsavy Storms Throughout District Did not Harm Crops Totals.................-- Marketed, oats from' Cardston-Raymond district not included in above Twenty per cent, of total crop retained for.seed' and feed....... 'Grand total for Southern District {From, Saturdays Daily.) As far as th; Herald can Itarn, 70 000! whatever-- hail the) i thunderstorms "yesterday afternoon j j and evening, did little damage to j the crops. At Macleod a heavy storm broke ov r the town in tir; afternoon and it comes to figuring an esti- either not inspected 'or inspected at business portion. Mr. Livingstone oi j the result- --Jio the cro? am-, the" Chronicle, in conversation with] present harvest a Southern ount to a few. per cent, under one- j the Herald last night, said he-had one has to take u-couut a lot half the grand total of the Southern j made inquiries up the'C P. R. line -of human -frailties One cannot .Alberta- crop. Fifty per cent, of the a5 far as High River and'found that wheat graded and :J for milling rcsiedy iff not an experiment as it used in thousands ot families dur- ujg' Etc pxiC s.xU -l years. you ask forJDR. FOWLER'S be sure get it, as many unprincipalled drug- gists will try to palm off a cheap sub- stitute on you. Miss .M. Hopkins, Roseview, Bask- "I have used DR. FOWLER'S OF WILD STRAWBERRY and found it is all it is recommended to for Diarrhoea and Summer Complaint. We wold not be without a bottle of it in the'' ..Manufactured by The Milburn Co., Limited. Toronto. Ont. Price Soc, AMIS ON REG1NA STREETS Montreal Politician Holds An Open Air Meeting j: THE AMOUNT FOR SEED ai-measuring .TX'V :i.nd' tfo the fields, and so-ho has to to a'great extent, on the ,-lons oi those who grow the wheat.) 'rand-those who attend to marl-ret-j Many of the best informed -the .farmers are in the real, Business as a side issue, and tendency is to boost, while many of Tthe elevator men do not want to in- -tluce competition' by glowing reports -of business, and so their inclination! is to knock. Then .those of each lo- l-cality boost their own at che ex- I jp'ense of their neighbor. An elevator man told of a .loc' Jying well eastward, where last year -was grown-.about bushels of grain. .The other day acini- legation from the district waited up- Jon the elevator, companies to -induce I them' to build elevators. but very little fall plowing.. Many will- have 200.000, bushels of satisfied to allow the stuff .to I.-rain, and must have an i volunteer, or to disk in a -Ahey declared. crop .on stubble, but many summer 1 j fallowed for this fall's sowing. On Upon investigation, at was the at all. had not struck thos; points The hail seemed to be local bent ks force on Macleod town. i o-l'-inr-o it would appear that At a UUU.L Th o. oi Stirling, iniorm. ed the ;Herald-this morning that there I was a fall of hail there last night. five 'or six years the amount of the total yield used for seed and fced is much, greater and -twenty per cent, is the amount agreed upon by those fa- miliar with crop figures, including Grain Inspector Hill. THIS YEAR'S OUTLOOK There are a number of conditions influencing the year's acreage and yield. The harvest last year was de- layed and prolonged so Jate that j those who practice cropping the ground each, year could accomplish drove in from Bow.' during the night. He says there 5 a heavy rain but-no hail f.-ll at. all. de- been had ordinary conditions prevail- However, their present .they had farmed- well and recognition -companies. I "harvest would amount to not to ex- -ceed bushels. So a great -many have talked to your correspon- -dent with the view to attracting at- of elevator builders, a quite I-worthy" motive, indeed, for the need elevators is very urgent. But in despair over these confiict- J-ing opinions, and .unable to arrive at l-any point where an average could be this- account the acreage is not so WANTTHEMTO VISIT THIS CITY j. i great this vear bv the elevator f 'been had ed last fall. as it woulu 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 the writer was driven east to the line of the pr.opos- Lstruck. the writer endeavored to ed Calgary-Lethbridge railroad, and siciation will be invited to hold their learn just what last year had done, shown by the kindness of Mr, Corn- I'Station agents along the route plac- wau and Messrs. Milne and Noble, of their shipping reports at our dis- Claresholm the way the country is J-posal. enabling us to learu the entire j being prepared for the seed. That I amounts of grain shipments from the whole region between Calgary and LiSerent primary points. Lethbridge is being improved in aii- In the office of car distributor 3Iac ticipation of the coming of the road, Board of Trade Invites Ir- rigation Convention Watering Trees (From Tuesday's Daily.) The Western Canada Irrigation As- next annual convention at Leth- bridge. At their meeting last night the Board of Trade authorized and re- quested TV. H. Fairfield to press this -corrected and verified, and The Her- j on a large scale. Mr. Noble himself -aid is enabled to give the first auth- has acres of wheat. Mr. Milne report on Southern Alberta's has The Carmen outfit, thir- for the year 'l907, from which, j ty miles east of Claresholm, and no lifter taking into, account the condi- nearer than that to the market, have I-tions influencing the growing crop, a some three sections in crop, and so accurate estimate of the harvest on up the country to cast of High jtfor this year can be made. River. The day of the settler, with Estimates vary as to relative-.qual- his little lield, is going, and the coun of wheat and oats. Grain In- try is being farmed. Men, with mon- l-spector Hill, who inspected ey, have come to realize that wheat 1320.bushels of from the south- farming in Alberta pays, thanks to j sioner was again district the past eleven months, the settler, and the money is turning istiniates that there was in the neigh the trick. The country is vastly invitation at the non. B. C., next week- Verv lilile cauie before, iht: meeting which was a short one. A communication was received from the manager of the Dominion Fair with a cheque for enclosed as prize money for the exhibit. He stated that it was the intention to continue having district exhibits at the Fair and expressed a wish that the Board would prepare a dis- play. The matter of.a publicity commis- taken up- F. J. that there was a more Liberal conventions were held to.'; strong candidates being placed in the field- at rBattleford, Lloydmin- ster and There were large conventions in each case. Five more Liberal; candidates will be nominat- ed tomorrow and" the lists of the gov- ernment candidates, in the present contest will v be complete. Acocrding -to the Liberal organizer, 'the Conservatives- are still trying to create an impression in the remote portions of the constituencies that the elections .have been postponed from August; If-to "August 21. There is absolutely ho truth in the report the Conservatives are around only in Liberal strongholds. The province is being- invaded by Conservative workers from the out- side points. 'Herbert Ames. M. P., of Montreal, with his stereoptican ma- chine held'air show tonight on one of the principal streets here. Reports Moose Jaw show that the' city .'fight, "is: creating much in- terest." It is a three cornered contest with J. E. Green for the Liberals, J. H. Wellington-for the Conservatives. Mr. Green is becked by a very strong organization and it'is expected that :iie will ueie'ai'. botri" Wellington and. the Independent candidate. In Moose Jaw, J.A.Sheppard, former member of the House of -Commons is very strong and it is not likely that he will have much difficulty in de- feating Harry Derrell. Premier Scott's opponent in Swift Current, is reported to have practically aban- doned an active Maple Creek the Liberals report that W. E. Abbott is gaining ground steadily. G. M. Johnson was unanimously nominated at Kamsack on Monday to" be the Liberal standard bearer in the constituency of Pelly. Reports show that Manitoba Conservatives, who are masquerading as grain grow- ers, have invaded the constituency in the interests of R. S. Dundas. The Liberal organization in. the, constitu- ency is complete and it is reported that Mr. Johnson will carry the seat on. Aug. 14. Died From Natural Causes (From Friday's Daily.) Dr. McNally, who went down with the police and. Coroner Campbell to investigate the death of Mrs. Pi ank Sagar at AVriting-on-Slone, returned last night- The woman died of na- tural causes, heart failure following! coutmuai. trouble with her heart be- Lig the cause. They have lived in the country oniy a few months and she leaves a baby a few months old. j The cause of the neighbors' suspie- I ions was the fact that after being well the day before, she was round 'lead in bed fully dressed even to her shoes. Sagar was brought in by the lice last night and is now serving a month in the Barracks for common assault. There's Health in 1U ttTor, And strength in its Flavor, It's a stimulant for the emer- vated, And a delicale tonit for U N ,fs- ONLY ONE BAND AT TOE FAIR ORDER FOR RAILWAYS Ottawa, Aug. railway com- mission has issued an order to all railways fpr the protection of trestles by- watchmen and for fire alarms de- vices from May to October, inclus- ive. This is a month longer than was provided for in the original' order. ftorhood of three-quarters of a mil- liion bushels additional, which was proposition to combine the offices of greater in potentiality than in real- 1 Secretary of the Board of Trade, Sec Mclveown stated ity. GRAIN MOVING SLOWLY New York, Aug. slow move. of grain shipments from At- lantic ports to Europe that has .pre- vailed for some time causing the -withdrawal oi' many steamships from 'the service this summer and operation others at a loss many may be relieved tomorrow when there will be WILL CARRY. NOTABLES -Montreal, Aug. C. P. R. Empress of Britain, which sails from Quebec on Friday afternoon nftxt will carry a very large list of saloon pas- i sengers, among whom will be the fol- lowing: Field Marshall Lord Rob- erts, Lady Aileen Roberts, Lord rotary of the Agricultural Society, and the work of city assessor. If this were turned over to the public- ity commissioner, the salary would take itself. After some discussion in which the members expressed themselves as be- ing in favor of having a publicity man although some counselled delay, the, matter was referred to the Coun- cil of the Board of Trade with full meeting in row when there will be j Strathconaj Lord Bruce other j authority to act if-the salary wer, this city between .the traffic managers committee of the i trunk line association and men rep- the ocean carriers, to dis. a possible reduction of railroad .rates between here and Buffalo. DATE FIXED FOR FIGHT Sydney, Auc. heavy weight fight between Tommy j cent awful conflagrations, the peo- COAL CREEK ALARMED (Special to the Herald) Fernie. Aug. people of Coal Creek got a scare on Tuesday as a Chinaman sot fire to a pile of rubbish in the rear of his place. Being in a nervous state as a result of the re- Burns, the Canadian and Bill Squir- es, an Australian has been fixed for August 24. pie quickly took alarm. The fire was quickly put out and the ala.rm quiet- ed. The health of the Nation will be improved by the use oi PERFECTION Pure, nutritious and easily digested. COWAN CO., Limited. TORONTO 45 forthcoming. The matter that called for the greatest discussion was that of irri- gating the trees in the part of the city. The matter vas brought forward by Mr: Rylanda was viewed from the standpoint of the citizen, the council and the en- gineer. It was suggested that the city engineer be invited to the meet- ings of the Board to "hear and an- swer." 31r. Barford explained that when the city made a grant towards bringing the irrigation system to the city, MY. Gait said that would be spent in putting the system through the city. Is'ow it was a pity to cast it fisido. One day the citi-, zsns would value it. Some thought j the trees that have been moved 1 would dio nt any rate and the city co'jlcl fixed up whon the grading is completed. The following resolution was pass- ed: "In viV-w of the disorganized state of the irrigation system in the city, to the great detriment of tree cultivation, the council be requested to put the system in. order in the residential portion of the city as soon as possible, and further pro- vide water for the trees on tho square." FIRST G. T. P. WRECK Winnipeg, Aug. first wreck on the G. T. P. lines occurred today at Rivers, a divisional point 300 miles west of here in which Alex G. Logger- wood, engineer'lost his life. ANGLICANS AND TEMPERANCE Toronto, Aug temperance committee of the general synod of the Anglican church, will recommend at the fifth annual session, which opens at Ottawa noxt month, that bars be uncurtained, making it il- k-gal for minors to enter a bar where intoxicating liquors are sold, short- t-ning the hours by local option and that full advantage be taken when ever practice! of the adoption and L-nforceinent of local option under the present Ontario license laws. CLOUDBURST IN ARIZONA Bisbee, Arizona, Aug. cloud- burst yesterday washed out thousands of tons of rock from the mountain side into the principal strots of Bis- bee causing daningf- estimated at Citizens Band Will Furnish Music and Other Band Will Get Money Ram Lai's Pure Tea Sold by all Grocers in Half and One Lb. Packets and 1, 3 and 5 Ib. Tins CITY MARKETS (From Friday's Daily.) meeting oi the Agricultural Society last night the evening was spent in arranging the minor details in connection with the Fair. It is expected that "there will be a 'large, increase in entries in all the, depart- ments this .year and also in at- tendance. The society, are preparing for this. So we can expect a good fair this year. The directors will henceforth more strenuous Id .protect the grounds from injury caused by horses.placed in the grounds "occasion ally. Some individuals have been using the corals to halter break, "green horses. The society will imves- tigate and have the damages made good- The Mayor was wired today vii a' half holiday on Wednesday. was decided .that the present buildings are sufficient to accommo- date the exhibits this year. Gep. Houk stated that he was au- thorized by the citizens who. are do- mating tne services or "the 'Citizens Band to inform the Society that proposition would be withdrawn if the two bands attended. These citi- zens made the proposition thinking the society wished to economize. However they wished it understood that one band only should attend. A member, of the Society stated that some of the citizens say that if the Citizens Band is not at the Fair they will never donate another dol- lar to the Society. The whole situation was discussed pro and con with.the result that the Society will pay SoO for what would have cost them S100 and accept, the guarantee of Houk that the Citi- zens. Band will play both days at the fair gratis while the Concert Band will hft paid and .notified that their services will not be required. Some'of the directors thought that a few of the citizens are trying to run the society in .place of the di- rectors. The question developed in- to a very perplexing one. The remainder of the evening was taken up in arranging the smaller details in connection with man- agement ot the fair. (From Friday's Daily.) Waddinetfon Gibbon report that although 'ho actual .business has as vet been transacted on the -market itself, .the many inquiries that are but through prove conclusively that the interest -of the public, es- pecially the farmers has been, arous- ed. One farmer writing from Bay- mond is anxious to send a carload of early cabbage, beets, turnips, C-ar- i .A gajrden- jer from Burdett says he could majce ur> 'two car loads of-similar produce! Enauiries from men. having butter, eggs, etc., have also 'been, plentilal and from these indications it is cer- tain that: we shall ;soon. have the market properly going. People who eo down to the inar- ket hall exoectina: to see business bodminjr must not be surprised if shey are disappointed. The Market WATERING THE STREETS OF; THE CITY say they are quite .satisfied with ithe way.-things are shaping. BACKTOTHE m HOME Sam. Jones and Miss Pimm Reach the City From Trip Across the Line With Irrigation Water Ei- cept in Cement Sidewalk Area Senator Allison of Iowa, Dead DubuquiS Iowa, Aug. William Boyd Allison died in his Lo- cust street home. With him at the dissolution were the members of his household and a physician. In a bulletin anouncing his death. Doctors Hancock and Lewis gave liea-rt fail- Detective Egan and Mr. Pimm re- turned last night bringing with thgro. Sam J. Jones and Miss Ge'rtig Pimm whose running away .to Great Falls to get married on Tuesday caused no little excitement. Jones has a charge of abduction laid against him. The Daily Tribune of Great Falls in writing affair has to say in part: Yesterday, morning after, breakfast, Jones started out to find the court house. He located the office of the Clerk of the District Court Proctor, and asked for a marriage license. He also gave the age of Miss Pimm as 19. After paying the necessary made ararngements with Rev. Knapp, of the Baptist church, to marry them in the parlors of -the Great Fals hotel at 2.30 in the afternoon. Upon returning to the hotel he found the officer of the law waiting for him, and his dreams of protective matrimonial bliss, were rudely shat- tered, when he was locked in the city jail. Miss Pimm, who is a quiet little girl, was seen yesterday in rjhe par- lors of the Great Falls hotel by a Tribune reporter, and expressed deep sorrow that their plans had been frustrated. As a matter of fact she did not know the seriousness of the charge against Jones, and expected him to return in- a short time. When asked if she ran away, she said no, but her story was slightly conflicting. She also said that the man who she came down here with was the man of her choice. It seems that- Jones had been working near the Pimm place in Lethbridge and it was here that he met the girl. Jones did not A good many citizens having ex- pressed to the Herald, some doubt as to the future of the irrigation system in the city, "to get an au- thoritative statement of the council's policy, a representative went, to City "Engineer Arnold "The programme adopted by council is practically the abandon- ment of the irrigation system inside of the cemjent sidewalk area- In. this district there is only one user of irrigation and most of the trees aifr so large as not to require jnuch. tering. "Qutside the sidewalk" block, -we- expect to have the irrigation on more streets than ever and to Tise thte system to its fullest capacity until some other better system is devised. "According to the it is not trees or anything else after Aug. 15 or and the present supply of irrigation. water will likely be cut off about that time. "The water was not supplied to the city as early as usual this year for several reasons The flood in- terfered with its delivery. The Ar_ gyle avenufe residents induced tne- council to order the water from that ditch through which the main sup- ply for the city comts in. The flumes were Int such bad condition that it took a long time to get -water through, them And lastly the local improve- ments have put the out ol business in many parts of -the "It is the intention of the council, as soon as ihp improvements completed to. sible, boulevards on all the resident- ial streets and .in order to make these grow it .will be necessary to irrigation water." Passed In the V Standard (From Friday's Daily.) r The examination results for Stand- ard V. are published. Those who passed from Lethbridge Standard V., Public School: Mar- cus Dunsworth, James Hyssop, Al- ma Johnson, Muriel ilcLeod, .Annie- Patteson, Edna Reynolds, Lewis Stevens, Melvin Tiffin; Separate School, Frank Kennedy, Bessie Pat- teson, Maud Pierce. ure as the cause. j quite fill the bill of what was expect. The, announcement of the senator's; ed of a, and was rejected by John Pimm, father of the girl, death came as a shock to his neigh- bors, as few were aware his illness. Though for :he last two years Sen- ator Allison was in declining health and though he suffered the loss of much vitality during the present sum. mer. no news had emanated from his home indicating the seriousness of his condition. He was 79 years old and was only recently ekcU-d to the Senate again, over. Gov. Cummins. and according to Miss Pimm's- story, the runaway was planned. Her fa. tlier wanted Miss Pimm to marry another man, whom she protested she did not love, and never would marry. The trip was accordingly planned as a sort of a honeymoon, and they were then to return to Lethbridge., to break the news to the brido's parents. K. OF P.'S SIGHT.SEE1NG Boston, Aug. principal event in connection with the conven- j tion of the Supreme Lodge Knights I of Pythias, having been practically concluded., the visitors started today I on a series of sight seeing .trips i around the city and vicinity. 's was up before Inspector West this morning and remanded for three da vs. Aug. to ex. The death sentences upon an Ital- ian Greco, of Hamilton, and Omev _ Rucm-Uo Quchoc. for nun-dor, have1 pectaiions, Quebec iorcentenary com. boon commuted to life imprisonment. will have a surplus. Hayes Got Two Years The Hayes, of Medicine Hat, who was charged with stealing two trunks from the C. P. K. station at Medicine Hat, was sentenced by. Judge Mitchell to serve two years in the here. IIo arrived last night to serve his time. BUILDING MATERIAL ARRIVES AT MEETING OF THE FERNIE CITY COUNCIL to the Herald.) bcr arrived this morning for building j Ing for assistance as the new town- Fcrnic V C meeting purposes and already temporary site was reported burning, A special of the citv council hsltl yestar- buildings arc_ being used for store j train was immediately sent down but v 1 _ i. j_ j, rt i' T T tt day afternoon at which it was j houses. The electric light onu tele thought, necessary to errant to build-j phono system will not bo rccbnsini.-.t crs a ten months' limit during which j ccl by the Crow's Neat Pass Coal to maintain wooden buildings within j but will bo left to the city the fire limits. Twelve cars of came in from Michel lust night ask- tilled. the town is now out of danger. In- surance adjusters arc arriving daily. Three more bodies have boon found in. the woods last nicht, but arc unidan ;