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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta i'ajte 5 THE HERALD Tuesday, August TTie Experienced Cook Says: ''I use Alberta's Best Baking Powder be- c ause I know from actual test that it never fails You, too, will find it invaiuab 1 e. ''Albertals Best is Baking Pow- der whole- some, dependable right in quality and right in price. Ask your grocer for it. FEARS T CAR SHORT AGE "S Associated Boards ofTride Commissioner Compiles Crop Estimate for Southern Alb.erta -.Sixteen Million Bushels of Wheat Imagine a -oi box cars x- from .many quarters, the ;W at. biMties of a car tottapc M .inU at winter when the 1812 crop starts to tending freight .yards i.ethbridge to the freight yards CaUarv over 'the Carmangay branch. ]pour into the elevators sw Then inragine those cars Oiled will, 'or Scott of the Board', of -tailwai t'onintissiuncrs, staled afler his ,c- turn to Ottawa from bis Western trip Stretch the imagination a golden wheat .-'from (lie iields'of Sun- ny. Southern Alberta. that a car congestion was follow tbe harvesting of ibe crop, the CHECK ATROCITIES CRUELTY CONTINUES IN PERU RUBBER DISTRICTS SAYS U. S. OFFICIAL Washington, Aug. 13.-Cardi.ul Gib- bons has been appealed to by Alfred Mitchell Innes, Charge d1 Affaires at the British embassy to start a mavc- nieiil in this country for sending Ho- BOB ROGERS pRSiJLOCKADE RAILWAY FACILITIES NOT SUF- FICIENT IN WEST DECLARES MINISTER OF INTERIOR Aug. 12. lion. Kobcrt Holers, Minister, of the Interior, in flio Keileral Government, returned from the West .today and spent part of the afternoon in Toronto. Ho n Catholic missionaries in the pressed some anxiety as. to the need p'nloiuayo rubber- district of 1'imi. 'of means to. harvest and move the The collection of funds tor such a crop. purpose lias been itartcd in England. "Two tilings are badly needed Mr. limes also has written to the suggesting that it tllc saiil the minister, "farm further, anil imagine -100 monster lo comotives attached to that enormous MAKE BETTER ROAD IN PASS Coleman, Aug. W.. Bobbins, ef Blairmore, has tbe contract for re- pairing the road between Coleuiau and Blairmore.; He :has a crew of fif- teen men working now. A crew of men are also working oil the roa-d through slide at Prank. .This work IB the direct result of tbe visit which Hon. C. B. Mitchell, Minister of Public made to tie Pass last week. plan. otrMiarf is. to improve the roadway throughout the entire Pass, making'it-a, trunk road. Tbe grade over the- summit will be reduced -from ten to fifteen feet, malting it morel easy for automobiles. When complet- ed, automobllwts from British Colum- bia points md points in Washington HIP year, lhat this year is going lory, see the greatest tie-up ol'. tralfic' Im-n which has ever been experienced in Til Ibe west. It will be worse'than last winter, and it will be remembered; that at one lime last January two ing hulks of the lake steamers. And last imagine ten million dollars in gold pouring back into the pockets of the farmers in return for their golden offering. And when you have imagined all Ibis, forget that you have been im- .agining, and realize instead that tlie Southern Alberta wheat crop has found its place in the world's nur- kct. Then probably'souie conception may be gained of the prosperity j (o gei. inc moved.; But .with the: which awaits the garden spot of Al- 1 (TOp jn southern Alberta about six' beria, and tlie skeptical may find a j bushels greater than last; reason for-tlie optimism which per- neiU-iy.-J5 per cent increase, vades the.: atmosphere at this time of does .not seem to bc much hope tbe congestion somewhere. However; thousand cars were cm order in ten places in Southern Alberta alone. "I know there is going to be a car shortage this said Secretary Leech this morning, "and ;we are going to do everything in our power railway facilities. Tbe West requires at least double '.lie railway facilities that, they have to- day. While the C.I'.H. is making a great ettort and is giving the best possible management, under Mr. i'Siry, consider- have neither snlKeicr.l track t hut, nor suilicient roiling stock to .take ,ng Ibe, of Mt. in lias not yet eommumuuteJ uu- dinul. Gibbons. The opinion was Mr. I imps said 1 Slate Department miuu motions, rue upumm pressed vesU.rdar by a leading olli- same comlit.ons aPP V, >n .1 cial of the department that it doubt- to Ihe IN.K. less would be a good thing for tbe K "As for the G T.P.. they are not United States to collaborate with and never have none much lo re, -the Putomavo mission fund the conditions. They art-great- ment slatted in Knglaud. "and.capped by reason of the lac. .that their line has been constructed Protestant Missionaries Barred as an alijunct of a poli- London, Aug. 13. The Peruvian j party, and not w.itli a view of will not permit a Pro- taking its place as a legitimate com- testant .mission to go to Puto- for its share of trade in YOUR GROCER HAS AUTHORITY He knows he can sell Blue Ribbon Tea and .feels Hire he will satisfy his customer tor Blue Ribbon Is known far and wide as excellent tea, but more than that, he Is authorized to refund a customer's money if It does please In every way. Street Cars to Run Saturday (Continued from front i -.I.- mayo to investigate the alleged atro- j Western Canada. i of getting the gram all ,ioger Uase.! For ail this is nothing more than a iniit ,_. picture of the 1912 wheat crop of going ,lo talgary_shor y to see ment, on behalf'ot the British Southern Southern Alher- 1 Superintendent Price of the U. P. R-. y. on ta alone, for it .would, be. well nigh anii jf the Ass sociated Boards of Trade, j the Indi impossible to imagine any picture j cau_ do anything to prevent a res which would present the wonderful tion u[ last winter's it will I 'Killjlej.jnrr in the Peruvian district. rubber the request oi an association harvest which .the West seems destin- ed to reap this year. Southern Alberta will year reap over bushels of spring and winter wheat. That is a conser- which is raising funds here tor that bc doni-- cr I purpose the British minister at Lima, The situation is going-to be worst :r than last year for three reasons- In the first place the crop is larger. In tire second, there was no coal moving last fall when the grain traffic was Charles L. DCS Graz, was instructed to ascertain What facilities would be granted to a Protestant mission by tiie Peruvian government. In reply Ibe British minister cabled that the cars will go out alter the money anH if the people oi Lethbridge.patronize home industries as they have been taught to do there is not much dan- ger but that the system will bc a financial success. Hut on Saturday everything which looks like pecuniary nrm IT TA t TT A rv is Ul "e 'onsoUon. Everyone REPLY TO ATTACK will be able to ride' free for two hours al four and then again It is BONAR LAW MAKES find'the srade of tion. John Barms, a Steelton Councillor, Vis fined 820 and costs -for having urn-chased whiskey from an unlicens- He also forfeits his seat vendor, in. council] Boards of Trade from reports from the different Board oi Trade corres- pondents in -the south. Sixteen mil- i bushels' represents cars, a string exactly 125 length. Bill there conies th'e rub. Find' the cars. Then there is another ..rub.' Find the locomotives to haul them away. There has been some hazy talk Rich Silverware! quality and grace crery home. brand is known si 'SilverTlatt that Wtart' It is the original and genuine Rogers" Li well as the heaviest J 'grade of plate ma estimate compiled by Sccre- tarv P. L. LeetVof the Associated' This year thousands of cars are had iniorra_ necessary to move the coal supply to j tbe two provinces to the east. Anl1.-' liast, the harvest this year is all .__.'_ ing on together. Grain will bc mar- j ed him, after a consultation with the t oi the republic, that any mission other than one composed of keted early.if present tinue. .-ondilio e Catholics would he barred by How a grain blockade can be avoidj- ed is a question almost impossible to ligure out. IV. -oi .the Peruvian constitu- tion. for two hours in the evening, likely that tbe whole ten anil one-half miles oi track will be in shape for the Irial runs; jind people- will be able lo have a real "Sec Lelhbridge first" of charge.. the system pay 1" itbat u.ucs- tion is bring ..asked frequently have been directed against Mr! of late, and the Herald passed it on Churchill's father, who held that to Superintendent McCauley of the Ulster, would be justified in Calgary system, who the cits- ing Home Kiilc by-force, the leader arranging with for the cora- London, Aug. Uonar Law, in a letter to the press bas lost no in replying to Winston Cliurch- ill's onslaught. After asserting that slid, a charge as the First Lord of tbe Admiralty made might with some plausibility Mr! 'Special Bread rtiou at the Lethbridge jB Exhibition INo entry fee required in this class. Bread may be delivered np to 9 a.m. {Tuesday mornlne. TJie following premiums are offered the Effison Milling Co., Btd.. of Lethbridge, for bread made from their brands of flour. Clasg. J9i Best Loaf of Bread, made from "Our BeBt" Flour, homemade .Loal Bread, made by bakere, from "Our Beat" flour ftJt Best -Loaf of'Bretd made by a girl imrfer H, from "Owr Best" Hour 5 'Loaf of Brown Bread m a. d e from Ellison's r JVbole Flour 5 The Ellison Milling Co. DISTRICT_NEWS COALDAliE Mr. and Jlrs. John Caloren are vis- iting at Banff and-Calgary. L. Bond, from Peoria, 111., is a guest of her daughter, AV. H. Pawsou, jr. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Foster are living at the farm south of Coaldale.. -Mrs. W. H. Pawson, jr., was host- ess for tbe Ladies' Aid on Wednesday. 11 Mrs. Davidson and Mrs. B. S. Pawsou ad charge oi the programme, and a ery interesting paper was given on -American National by Mrs. avidson, with Mrs. Pawson at tbe ano. J. Leffler is .erecting a large barn n his farm near Coaldale. The convict road gang is now camp- d at Coaldale, and is working on the oad leading to CoaMale from the outi. At the ice cream .supper Saturday vening, only 513.75 was made on ac- unt of cool, rainy weather. Mr. Bruce, of the C.P.R. publicity epartaent, was In this vicinity on looking up grain for dis- purposelt. Mr. W. H. jr., left on Mon- ay for Edmonton on a business trip. Geo. Helghes, jr., and William. Gal- New Bakery We have opened a business in the rear of the Kennedy 111k., 1.1th St. N., We formerly con- ducted-a bakery and --catering business in a large eastern city and can deliver tHe beat. We are .making borne made bread, fancy cakes, .assorted pies, bis- cnita and wedding When our waggon calls try a sample 'order. We know you'll want more. r 'I----.THE----- Lethbridge Bhkery F. Prop.- ip will operate his fall a threshing outfit CRANBROOK Cranbrook, Aug. Wenlworth Hotel has recently changed banns, J McTavish, the former proprietor, .baa told .out. 'his Interests to Dan Mac-, Donald. -Mr. MacDonald Is. an old citizen ot 'the city he .having at one time owned the Manitoba Hotel. We enough torsee tbe possibilities oC the district are eagerly buying up all available .land and in most, instances are. clearing .it planting fruit trees and seeding it for next year's crops. C.P.R. TO ACQUIRE G. N. LINES Vrtncouverj Aug. is stated today-on excellent authority That-the C. P. R. has secured an opiion, ex- piring on August 31, for the purchase ol the section of tbe Great Northern system, extending from Nortbport to Rossland, and Northpcrt -to Nelson, the twro roads being known respect- ively as the Red Mountain and the Nelson and. Fort Sheppard railways. The lines in question were recently inspected in detail by a C. P. R. offi- ial. The motive of the C. -P. R. in seek- ing to acquire these short Is said 'to be in connection with the plans formaking a link in an alterna- tive through line to'the Coast, via the Kettle Valley Easy grades would be secured, and the transfer of through freight .to boats on Kootenay Lake would be avoided. AFTER SUBDIVISION EXPLOITERS Moose Jaw, Aug. .rural municipality of Moose Jaw has decid ed to take unto itself some of the pro fits that are being made by the own- Thousand sliisls Wheat (Continued from front While no threshing has been report- ed at Warner, yet the'greater part of the fall wheat 'is cut, and a start will be made on spring wheat. At .New Dayton grain two weeks ago yesterday, and this gyain s now ready for the separator. In all probability threshing will begin on the Miami farm in a day or so. Cut-, ting of spring grain will also be gen- eral about tbe end of this week. 11 is icported that on the Iowa farm, It. cut- ting of bis fall wheat, and on .the Alberta Wheat'Growers, that H. B. Gpldsworth) has finished his fall wheat- East of New Dayton reports came :in which substantiate early re- porls lhat most of tbe-fall wheat is cut, and by today" will be in shock and ready for threshing at the end of the week. .Stirling- has not. threshed anything yet, but Bishop Fawnes has .wheat now ready, and is just.waiting for a mill to-pull in to get his work done. It-is reported -that Archie. Jeffrey of tbe Opposition accuses tbe govern- ment oi having by a course oi politi- cal trickery, manoeuvred itself into a position in which'it thinks it can carry home rule not only without tile consent but against tbe will of the majority" of r.hc electors of the Unit- ed Kingdom. Bonar. Law concludes by saying iiat- if the government's attempts itliout first obtaining tlie- sanction tbe electors to drive Ulsier out.of he Union the attempt will be resist- tli not .only by tbe loyalists of Ire- aini, hut an overwhelming majority f the people of Great Britain. But, attempt will not be made; BYErELE-CTION IN MACDONALD 'and A. E. Fancit began cutting yes- ers of subdivisions within its boun-j lenlay, and it is: believed that by daries. In other words, it is taking of this week every one who full advantage of the taxing powers conferred upon it by the rural muni- has fall wheat will have begun work. is somewhat "earlier vviisuu is cipalities act, and, as a, result, expects a tn nnllept frnm the owners Of Sllb- D, o to collect from the owners divisions F AGED MAN FOUND IN WOODS Corners, Qlle.. Aug. The body of Hanson Clark, a seventy- inderatand _ that _-Mr. -JUoDonald Js j fnrmer, was foum! in the woods this morning. Clark has been missing for a week, arid it is suppos- ed that he lost bis way-in' the-forest, and died from starvation. leaving for his old home In Arnprior Ont., for an eltcnded visit. The pres- ent proprietor is fortunate In secur- ing the services of Geo. Smith as clerk. Mr. Smith has recently been managing the Elk Hotel at Elko. His many friends will be glad to see him. back here again. J. B. Davis, of the Davis Bros. Elec- tric Supply Co., has iust returned from a tbnsirujss trip to Calgary. R. Joyce of the Rock Creek Lumber Co., la In town on business in con- nection with his firm. B. H.-Small, wife and family-are taking a two holiday at Wind- ermere, trying the iltnple life. The district around here is becom- ing more and opened up. Dur- ing the six -montln estate firms In the city have been placing on the market five and ten acre tracts of land suitable for fruit farming. Few- people appreciate yet'tho fruit farm- ing Industry it already on n good Biibitantlal basis la this district. Gran- brook Is now not, known alone as the railroad centre of: the Kootenay, but pepplo.Vho hare McClarys r'Kootenay" Steel Range 1 is an ornament to1 any kitchen, as well] as a wonderful cooker and m has been cut for over a week, and as soon as threshing machines can be sc- ired, threshing will begin at tbif point. Taking the entire district from I.etbbridge to Cputts the :grain is much earlier tban that of the Cards ton branch and homestead dis trict running parallel with .the main line .south for at a distance of twenty to twenty-five miles is sever al (lays ahead of tlie district Irilnl tary to the railway. SEAFORTH SCHOOL CADET WAS FATALLY SHOT Seaforth, Out., Aug. Bines, aged 1.1, oadet was shot ah almost. Instantly killed during targe practice at the ranges this afternoon Blues waa acting as marker, and ev dently thought the marksmen ha ceased firing, because of the 4ime In tween tbe shots, and stepped in fron of the target just as the shot tired. P. E. Bourque, Conservative Anti-Re- ciprocity Candidate Aug. E, Bourque, of Somerset, clerk of ih-e municipality of Lome, announced that he would 'the Conservative candidate in the pending bye-election -in Jourqu-a was summoned to Winnipeg three or. four days ago bj the Hon, Robert iKogers, and as, the result of .he interview, his-election as the an candidate in- .the coin- ng 'bye-election. Bourque is-.popular n Ins home lown, although unknown generally, but that .about one-third of the constituency is French, has probably much to do .with his selec- :ion. Table Board All- home :cb6king. Ladter .or .Gentlemen 120S Third Ave. S. (Redpatb) PHONE 1150 CELESTIAL DUPED HIS FELLOWS Calgary, Aug. cer- tificates on'the new Chinese Republic have be-an disposed of all over Alberta to sympathizers of tbe Chinese re-form movement. Following the visit or Sun Yat-Sen -to Calgary, when be was negotiating the sale ot loan cer- tificates to carry on the war, a local Chinaman bad the notes reproduced by a -process of photography, and dis- posed of Ibe 'counterfeits to Chinese republicans in Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina and other Western Canadian that, he' wag the re presentatlye of tbe Republic. He is said to have realized a. very handsome figure 'by Ibe -process. .CANADA WILL PROTEST actio'n-of the United States Senate in'finally-pass- ing Canal watched closely by. the government here, and as the interests of Canada are vitally and primarily affected, the Dominion will join In the protest ag alnsl the measure If it is s'anclioned by. President-Taft: mcneement of operations. "I believe that Letlmridge will have D 'difficulty in meeting-'all expenses from the first if the people patronize tlie street cars as 1 believe they will. 1 want to sec it pay from the first, LOO. "But if. it is to pay, the people must ride on the cars and if the people are to use them, the manage- ment must go out after the business like any good business man would do. If 1 go into a store, to get a yaid of' linen for live cents, the clerk, does everything in his power to sell me that yard 'of linen, and he goes to some trouble to do it..'It is just the same with the street car system. If you sell a mile of .transportation, give full value for the money, and see that the .treatment is accorded the passengers which will make them want t'o come again. "I was called to Rcgiha some time ago to find out wh) thcii sjstcm is not paying. The first thing f noticed when f stepped on the cats was three "passengers must nots." That is driving Jiusiness away from "the cars. Courteous treatment 'is a lot in; run- ning a street car system Supt. McCauley thinks tlie people .of Lcthhridge should be proud of their and fake an interest in it. It vill do more to build up the city ban any other one thing, and should Je supported. The street railway department will make further arfnounccmcnts of the ceremony of running the first cars within a dav or two. FIRE FRIGHTENED BURGLARS New Westminster, Aug. glars Ibis niorning. blew open tlie safe of file Royal thealre, but they set firo to the building nt the same lime, and were forced lo decamp without getting anything for their trouble GOINQ -TO ENGLAND TO RAISE MONEY Calgary, Aug. 12.--C. S. Drummond vice-president of the Alberta Inter-ur ban leave'for. England in a few days to arrange for the Hot atlon In bonds, lo cove! Ibe cost.of construction of (he line from Calgary .to Carbon. The .plan of the tompm> nip to "rid Iron the southern' portion of the province witl electric linen. NO- NEW C. P. R. STOCK (Montreal, Aug. were no sensalional developments at the Aug- ust meeting of the Board of Directors of tbe C. P. K., and only routine busi- ness was transacted. usual quar- terly dividend of. 2 per cent, on the preferred stock and Wfa per cent, on tbe common were declared, these, of including distribution from tbe MAGNIFICENT CROPS SEEN IN ALBERTA Staff Correipondent of Winnipeg Free Press Sees Wonderful Fields Between Medicine Hat and Gieichen Gieichen, Aug. a Staff Yesterday morning f visited the-farm of the Ca- nadian Wheat Lands') Ltd., where there are acres of crop, on what was eighteen months ago unbroken prairie. The crops are principally wheat and flax, ami both are a good average, the early promise beins somewhat cut down by tbe extreme beat and drought of tbe latter part of. .Time. There were: twenty'binders at work, on the farm, 'and both flax and whsat were 'being cut as fast as pos- sible. Threshing- on ibis farm start very shortly. the .afternoon 1 examined the bungalow ranches of the Southern Alberta Laud Company, on tbe Saskatchewan, south of Medicine Hat. 'Here the large crop ot winter rye was -being threshed. Practically all the .oais and barley were cut. 'T'TTe average of the wheat will be about bushels pel- acre, and tbe.duality could hardly bo better. At the Home ranch acres of alfalfa, 'which was planted in rows for the purpose of. raising acclimatized seed, was nearly ready'to cut... jrhe experiment has proved an entire suc- cess and the yield, fill be a total crop. On the two huichei, TOD ac- res, tbe crop, is a bumper New Country a Wonder.. Today 1. motored-140 miles in ajzll- zng direction from .the Saskatchewan, past Lake and the Blackfoot reserve, the main line of'tHe C. f. Glelchen.. This is an entirely new country, to the quantity and duality of. tbe crops was a revelation. -.Never in. eight years of crop inspection have I seen such continuous large areas ol splen- did wheat and.flax. -A vers, conser- vative estimate, of tbe 'crop passed through would be acres, and there ia quite as much more In crop lying further north'and south of the line travelled. Many of 'the crops 01 wheat would easily go 35 and 40 bush- els to the acre, and were remarkably "ree from weeds, and will be ready for week of the pro- Tbe average of the binder in about sent ideal weather, all wheat -crops seen will be pretty. 'c-lose'.to.-SO bushels. The flax fields are simply magnificent, and will run from 18 to 30 of them are ready to.cut. Lack of Railways The only drawback lo this country COUrse, ,IlcluuIIiiS'Uiai.iikMiiiuii uum proceeds of'land sales and otbfe'r ex-[ -i ne omj traneous-. The annual report j is tbe fact Bat tbe expected railways Was considered; "and in.due time will! have, not gonv, in, and their enormous be'inade'-pubiic. i areas of grain will have to bc drawn j from 15 to 40 miles to market. E C H. White Swan Yeast Cakes' Record Thousands- of. White Swan Yeast Cakes sold in Canada with- out a single-complaint. Can the same lie said about, other brands? Sold In packsgCH-'of (i cakes for uc. Send lor free sample. White Swnr Spicos Cereals Limited, Toronto, pnt. "The churches- in England are emp- ty these said Prof.. Archibald Duff, of the United Congregational College ot Bradford, England, Who is in Montreal. J BURLAP VTivhau1 a splendid .issort'ment of Burlaps of the Ij'st qinlilv kn Mile. WELLINGTON BROS. 613 10th St S Established 1897 ;