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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Dally Herald, Monday, Aug. Page 3 1 It is to your to Complete Stoc see us before buying1 Building Material of any kind Best Quality Lowest Prices THE PIONEER LUMBER CO. Round Street Phone 763 Westminster Road Phone 1063 Yards at Lethbridge N. Lethbridge Taber Bow Island Milk' River High River Claresholm Nanton Granum Carmangay Barons Kipp Jet. TAKE A BOTTLE OF COREY'S "SPECIAL SELECTED" RYE WHISKY ON YOUR Fisncva TRIP It wards off cMLls and a little drop just before turning in rounds off the pleasure of a day among "the speckled beauties." Pure to the highest degree aged for years in charred oak casks- Coxby's Special Selected" has a distinct- ively rich mellow flavor rivalled by few- and those only-the most costly brands. SOLD BY ALL FIRST CLASS HOTELS, CAFES 1 LIQUOR STORES. H. Corby Distillery Co.. limited. 52 "Corhjt's of Corbyville ior over half-a-centurj. Head Office: Montreal. WANT TO FLY THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG Melbourne, Aug. federal government is negotiating with, the Admiralty, Ior permission to fly the Australian flag on the Australian war- ship. -''The Admiralty has raised the question of possible international diffi- culties. THR'EE UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPTS TO SUICIDE Fleming, Colo., Aug. an ef- fort to end his life, John Tague, 23 years old. jumped from a train terday. As he was only slightly in- jured he shot himself. This resulted in a scalp wound and Tague there then ate brimstone. This merely brought unconsciousness and now the yo.ung man is recovering. TO KEEP CHOLERA OUT OF GERMANY Berlin, Aug. authorities are taking extraordinary precautions against importation of cholera. One j hundred and forty special medical in- spectors have been sent to reinforce the usual health inspectors on the Russian frontier. All rafts.and timber coming down the Vistula river, as well as all craft on the Wark river are being closely examined. Extra precautions are being taken in regard to immi- grant and agricultural laborers who want to cross .the frontier to assist in harvesting. The government feels that safety not only of Germany, but the whole of Western and Southern Europe is dependent on their vigil- ance on the frontier. NEW YORK STATE TO BE REPRESENTED Spokane, Wash., Aug. Lib- erty Hyde Bailey, dean of the college of agriculture at Cornell, who was chairman of the Roosevelt Commis- sion on Country Life on its tour of the Northwest the winter of 1908-9, has been appointed by Governor Hughes to head the delegation from New York state to the "fifth Dry Farming Congress in Spokane, Octo- ber 3 to 6, other members being as follows Frank N. Godfrey, of Olean, mas- ter of the State Grange B. J. Case, of Sodus, president of the New iYork State Fruit-growers' association j; El- mer 0. Fippin, of Ithaca, professor of soils, Cornell University Augus- tus Denniston, of Washingtonville r, Raymond A. Pearson, of Albany, commissioner of agriculture i; H. L. Brown, of Carltom; Dr. William H. Jordan, director of the State Experi- ment Station, Geneva W. N. Giles, of Skaneateles, secretary of the State Grange Almon R. Eastman, of Waterviile W. of Bata- via N. E. Webster, of New York City, Hamlet Worker of Camillus Charles M. White, of lona, and H. G. Aldrich, of Gouverneur. Dr. Bailey and, his party will come to Spokane from Pueblo, Colo., fol- j lowing the. annual convention of the National Irrigation Congress there September 26 to 30, to which they are accredited delegates from the state of New York. CROP SITUATION AROUND WARNER wheat this spring early it is making! a good showing and the spring wheat! referred to above has been produced' on ground thus prepared. It is per- fectly fair to say that the crop on the sod breaking, that is what was broken this spring is a failure as far as crops are concerned, or the crop Rev. M. J. Conner Says that was drilled into stubble or was There are Many Good Crops in the District Warner, Aug. last week's Record the following letter from Rev. M. J. Connor on the crop situation appeared: I would like to pen a few words as to the conditions of the crop in this district. This has been considered a' dry year and such it has been in- deed. But as much has been said and some reports and, statements, in my judgment have been incorrect largely from lack of knowledge o! the real situation, causes me to make this re- port. In connection with my church work and other matters I find it necessary to do considerable travelling in and through this district. This report put on ground that was plowed this j spring is of little consequence. In-as- much as there is considerable of crop as referred to in the first of this ar- ticle, it is plain to the reader that the country is not in as bad shape as it is made to appear. Another fact must be taken into consideration, and especially regard- ing the spring crop. It is known to all that this is comparatively a. new country, and it is also a fact that many of the farmers are depending OB a crop off the sod or their spring breaking. This in an ordinary year has been bringing good returns to the farmer. They have come in the spring, went to breaking and in 6 months they have been able to realize from 15 to 18 bushels wheat and other grains in proportion frorc. their ground. In view of this fact it can be clearly seen why thev crop condi- tions make the showing as it has wiU cover a territory of a good many this jear. Again it will be well to miles in all directions from Warner. I have made the following notations: The crop is much' ahead of the ordin- CROPS IT MACIEOB DISTRICT ary expectancy, while in some cases the fields are not going to make -what they thought they would "some time ago, for viewing the field generally, it appeared to a much heavier stand than it really proved to be when you once get into the grain. Other fields that a few weeks ago looked hopeless have on quite a different appearance since it has been heading and in many cases will be very surprising in its yield. There are fields of spring wheat Free dis- Majestic Theatre WM. P..CULLEN Offers ike largest and best musical attraction ever m Lethbridge Pixley ana Luder's Musical Masterpiece Is It Possible? Tke Id ea! with GUS. C. WEINBURG and 50 OTHERS 50 including tbe ORIGINAL KANGAROO GIRLS This attraction played at tbe Walker Theatre, Winnipeg., during tbe Exposition PRICES 50c to Seats on Sale at tbe Red Cross Drug and Book Store Reporting to the Winnipeg Press on crops in the Macleod trict, Miss E. Cora Hind says Macleod is one of the difficult ter- ritories to estimate, owing to the fact that part of the country, es- pecially that tributary to the south, is winter wheat, while for a fifteen or 'twenty mile radius of Macleod it is practically all spring crop. In the winter wheat sections conditions are nearly as good as in Cardston dis- trict, and while individual crops will run as high as thirty 'to thirty-five bushels on 800 and acres, the average will be around twenty. In the winter wheat, country there are a few, but not many, fair crops of oats. Of the land sown to spring wheat and oats fully one-third has been plowed down or will have to be. Of the spring wheat that will be cut I think the average will be around twelve bushels. Syms fields will go fifteen to seventeen, and many will not go ten. The oats in the spring wheat territory are practically a to- tal failure. Last year Macleod ship- ped about bushels of wheat. After what I have seen in a drive of nearly thirty miles, I estimate that, putting good territory against bad, Macleod district will have bread and seed and possibly a little more. The sample of both spring and winter wheat will be excellent. Considerable native hay is being cut, but cultivat- ed hay is a very poor crop. Oats will have to be brought in from oth- er points. Old oats are worth a hundred. The Macleod district had magnificent crops last year, and with the exception of newcomers, the par- tial failure will not be severely felt. The Problem of Satisfying the Thirst What to-drink is the question. You want something cold, to be sure, but you want it to be as Ice water shocks the stomach and retards digestion. Sweetened chemical mixtures are not conducive to health. ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER IS THE ANSWER. Here is a beverage that Is satisfying and beneficial. There is something more to it than wetness and coolness. Tjt is a sustaining drink. It refreshes you and you stay refreshed. Call for LETHBRIDGE beer. The Lethbridge Brewing Malting Co., Ltd. PHONE NO. 554. consider this very important point, there are very few countries, and in fact we caroiot call to mind any just I most now .where you can go and break your ground and get a good crop the first except in Alberta. It will be if not altogether of the summer following, 'with tns sight the Alberta farmer has seentbing to look forward to, and with a G'S his cJearly that we are still as far ahead good crop or two he will be as most any other country, although feet and will soon ha the sod crop has brought the farmer !home paid for. Another grahifvlu, insure him a bumper crop another year -with a limited amount of mois- ture. Considering the year, it ap- pears very plain that we have made a great showing. We are, as known to not alone in well the that are now being harvested that aii fcas beeil Ms seed_ His ig from all appearance, with a conserv- BOV the Very hest conditioil to ative estimate will make from 20 to turn m and drill into fall wheat with 25 bushels per acre. These are not no further expense or labor. This will only a "Small patch here and there, but we have seen and gone over the ground and inspected several fields that were large in their acreage that will hold good according to the above. The Why of It The question will naturally arise in the mind of the reader as to why this variation of crops. It i occurs thus, the conditions the ground was in this spring. Fall wheat that was put in early last summer say in July and the first of August on ground that was broken early and well work ed up just after the plowing in order to retain the moisture, are making a yield of from 15 to 20 bushels. The later seeding of fall wheat, however, is a comparative failure unless in a few cases. On. this ground referred to, if it was d rilled into spring no returns this season. In Good Shape Another feature must not be sight of, and an important one it is Per acre> rnaking the first <-..-st u very as well. This ground is in fine con- small object and with a small a dition, all the farmer has losf after of interest to look alter and vnth 1 feature confronting him is that he did j not pay from to pjji- ac'.c for this land, but from to Tery taxes to care for. MAS1NASIN NOTES Masinasin, Aug. to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chambers, a daugh- ter, on Aug. 2nd. There seems to be a lot sickness around the neighborhood. Bad water on account of the river being so low, drought .think of the other provinces, j dry weather is in many cases they have suffered ith believed to be the cause. us more or less on account of the C. C. Remington, the well known droughth conditions. Then think of i Milk River rancher, has sold out his the many states that have a record entire ranch to parties up north, and of, being have suffered leave for Great Falls, Mont., in as we. This country has held its a few days. own with other districts, and in fact has made a good showing ider MALL GAZETTE existing circumstances, Another feature shoidd not be ooked, and that is that our ground is in excellent condition for a crop next any degree of mois- ture cqming season and the ground having had the rest, it is t.1- CR1TICIZES LAURIER'S SPEECH London, Aug. Pall Mall Gazette says that Laurior's speech Ri r is the despairing apol- ogy for Co-bdenism' that the present day controversy has yet produced. In- Lunch Counter Cigars land Tobacco A. C. Messer Proprietor Saccessor to C. L. Upton Basement Oliver BIk. Barber Shop in Connection consistency, it adds, is no stronger a quality in the premier than is his cour- age. NANTON (From the News.) The townsite of Vulcan is being sur- veyed this week. H. F. ITcDonald, of Winnipeg having charge of the work. The survey is on the eist side of the track, instead of the west, as the people out there had supposed it j would be. "I have more confidence in this country now than I ever had be-i fore." is a common remark these days around here. According to all old timers this is the dryest year ever known here, as far back as tradition runs, and yet there are a cumber of pretty fair crops on summer fallow, and some on sod. Considerable interest hes been a- roused by the discovery of gas in a well which Dr. Wynd is having drill- ed on his property in the south-west corner of town. The discovery made Monday at a depth of 200 feet The pressure is light, as would oe ex- pected at that depth, but the is important as evidence that tJiere is natural gas here if anyone has the necessary equipment and the will to j go after it. The arett Quality 15c. Per box of Ten (Cork Tips.) ;