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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 10 TTTE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Tuesday. August 20, ESTIMATES ALBERTA CROP AT SIXTY FOUR MILLION-BUSHELS Edmonton, ' Aug. 20.-Estimates of the acreage under cultivation in the provinces of. Alberta and the probable yield for 1912, prepared by A. Mc Kenny, superintendent of the seed and Weed branch of the provincial department ol' agriculture at Edmonton. Show a total of J,554,77") acres and fi-i.-4-16,flKO bushels of grain, as follows: Grain Vinter wheat Spring wheat Oats ........ Barlev ...... Klnx ....... Rye.......:..... In addition. 102.S70 devoted to timothy Mush els 2,607,600 1S.IM0.50H :i:>.sso,ooo fi"fi.:�oii ".14,500 acres of land is and alfalfa ard Aero .127.200 So.l.OOH 1.106.000 26'.',200 !)�,0.10 . 17.72.1 S.IO.OOO acres to mixed crops, includ ins vegetables and fruits. The figures for 1011. which were delayed on acc.puiu of ine difficulty en countered in scitiug tlie crop thresh- threatened with a grain blockade which has every indication of being more serious than at any previous time. He fou-nd all crops in uniformly 'excellent condition throughout the pro j viiice. and everywhere there is pro I mise of abundant yields, j In scarcely any locality has then j | been a shoring? 6t' rain, he added, and ! the recent showers, followed by bright i � yimshiiie and warm weather, have fos-! tered rapid and maturing growth j i Grains of all kinds are from three to J four weeks ahead of last year at this I time, and the harvest, he predicted. ! will be fully .10 per cent greater. ! These views are shared hv crop experts in tlie employ of the three trans-! contiiieiiial railways operating >n the Kdmonioii dis.'iict, while in the hinterland, tak'iiif iu the FV-ace River and Athabasca country and the Slave lakes regions, ratichow say the wheat and out crops wi'! be the largest and best pd were given out by ihf piovmeial i in t'u tlepan incut, of agriculture on August j wheat 17. as follows: Winter whew!. 2-13.4s. 4 50iV''u> hi.' hi-is: a vcra.r:-:- :'.7.'.-i bushels. Flax.- ">'>,000 acres, ^ :o.''e obtained, from manufacturers ol' Autoniobies who have complete factory equipment and a very larjje output. Small producers olTerint>- vou a rheap car: it is cheap in material ami workmanship as well, as in price. The "Stmlebaker" Corporation, makers of the E.M.F. "30" and FLANDERS "20'� Have the largest and most complete plant in the Avorld today. The name "Studebaker," now, as always, stands for Quality, and that is the reason that wo have been selling' ears continually (luring the quiet season while others have been doing eom-parativelv little and wondering how In the E. M. F. "30" we offer you and up-to-date in every espeet at #J(>00.00. we could do it. a 30 h.p. Touring ear. ])cnii-Tonnean or Uoadster, complete E(|iii| holds >ped for $1100.00. more records for In the Flanders "20M we offer you a five-passenger Touring Car. Fully and a Fore-J)oor Roadster Fully Equipped at $1050.00. This little cai durability, speed, and bill climbing than any ear has ever held. A full line ol" all tlie ears handled by us will be exhibited at the Fair next week. Do not fail to see them. We have on hand a full line of Diamond Tires and Tubes. Prest-O-Lite Tanks. Electric bonis and Accessories of all kinds. REPAIR DEPARTMENT Our Repair Department is in the hands of experienced AlEX Free Air for Our Patrons. i nd we guarantee Vulcanizing satisfaction, a .Specialty. Western Auto Company, Ltd. J. T. Graham Manager 311-llth St. South. WHAT SMITH HEARD AT CHURCH Editor Lethbrldge Herald: Dear Sir:-With your kind permission I wish to occupy a little space in your valuable paper, to tell what Smith heard at church, and what he would prefer to hear. Being persuaded to go to the Morris Theatre to hear a discourse on the tTeedom of the will, by the Rev. Mr. Watson, 1 was on my best behaviour and listened intently to his exposition. In a half apologetic manner the preacher told us that this sermon was requested by a certain individual: 1 thought of Paul who conferred not with llesh an-d blood, but who spoke the oracles of God. at God's request: there must be a little difference in their source of supply for subjects to speak upon. The i.Teacher did what politicians say ol' a loan who is neither for nor against-"straddled the fence." lie showed us the fruits produced by both schools of thought. "Calvinistic and Americanism," and eulogised both. He pioceeded to dispose of the rigidity of logic, by endeavoring to prove In his own way that something was and wasn't, is and isn't, that you're free and you're not free-you're a slave and you're not a slave. He illustrated this by saying that what you call black is noi black, and wrhat you call white is not white; it is grey. May the Lord grant us a little more grey matter that we may recognise things as they are. not what they appear to be. lie left the freedom of the will where he found it, hemmed in by the forces of habit-Inability and specific laws. The question at issue' between Calvinism and Americanism is not the limitations of our freedom, but are we free to choose Jo walk in the narrow way that leads to life, or does God fix our destiny irrespective of our character or regardless of our choice. FARMERS Just a Minute! Here's a. chance to huv that new wagon you want this fall at AC'TTAL WHOLE-SAI/K COST. Only a dozen left. Read this list and call next time you are in town. FISH WAHOXK 1 3V, in. arm. :; in. tire, east skein. 2S in. box a-nd seat. 3 i in. arm, ?, in. tire, cast skein, -s in. box and seat I I '"',o'-,11'/i '"' U,'�' R,(!el skei� -s in- �ox and seat f. extra iS inch wagon.boxes ami seats, each .$102.00 $108.00 .$120.00 . $25.00 TUDHOPE WAGONS . $88.00 .$91.00 .$93.00 .$96.50 . .$98.50 ' 1 in. arm, 2>4 In. Lire, cast skein, i'S. in. box and seat 1 3U in. arm, .'! inch tire, cast skein. 28 in. box and seat 1 SVz in. arm, 3, inch tire, cast skein, 28 in. box and seat 3 3!-i in. arm, 3 inch tire, steel skein, 28 in. box and seat 1 3VS In. arm, :> inch lire, steel skein, 28 in. box and seat 4 extra 28 in, boxes al $24.00 each, brakes $1(1.00 extra. We have also a fine stock of McLaughlin Democrats in four styles and sizes. These are sterling rigs, NONE BETTER AND FEW SO GOOD. Hyde and Saunders Warehouse and Office, cor. 2nd Ave. E., and 12th "A" P. 0. BOX 112 , TELEPHONE 1244 Calvinism says we are not, American ism says we are, and such a question can only be answered by the Scriptures, and not by the opinion of the man on the street, which position Mr. Watson assumed. These street opinions are suited perhaps to form the basis of a lecture to a mutual improvement club, etc., but should be excluded from the Christian pulpit. Six days in the week are sufficient for our opinion: we want God's opinion on the day set aside for His work. Mr. Watson criticised the church for its neglect of the newly converted, which 1 admit great opportunity for criticism is afforded, but when he says that ninety-nine out of every hundred converted return to the old li.'e, he makes an assertion, that is hard to prove. When and where he compiled his statistics 1 care not, but if the hundredth one remained true and faithful, the sermon that was the means of his conversion bore the stamp of Divine approval. In Begbie's book, "Twice Born Men," we And examples who altogether disprove Mr. Watson's theory. ?,len who were steeped in sin when converted. Btayed right with their old' associations and bettered them. Christ is able to save to the uttermost and to keep from falling those who put their trust in Him. When Peter preached on the day of Pentecost three thousand souls were converted to God, and it appears to me that so long as Mr. Watson or Mr. Somebodyelse preaches these cut, and dried philosophical sermons, three thousand of them would not convert one soul. Christ said, "And if I. the Son of Man, be lifted up, I will draw all men unto Me." Have the preachers lost faith or confidence in Christ and His word? Paul says in I. Cor 1:23, "But we preach Christ crucified, which is foolishness to the Greek, and a stumbling block to the Jews, but the foolishness of God is wiser than men." Such sermons as the one I heard Sunday night contained nothing of the bread of life, and is not likely to create an appetite for the same among his hearers. We want bread not a stone. If. we have an appetite for philosophy we have our volumes of philosophical works, but as it seems to be part of God's plan that the Gospel should be preached, we beseech our ministers that, they will shun not to declare the counsel of God. Thanking you for this space, I am, TRUTH SEEKER. MILK RIVER FARMER MAKES A COMPLAINT Gives Concrete Example of Alleged Unfair Grading and Weighing of Wheat in the West- Plea for Reciprocity .1. A. Ellert. of Milk River, who is visiting at hiB old home, writes the Herald,from Glencoe, Minnesota, as follows: "As I am home this summer on va cation I will give you my experience of the wholesale robbery and dishonesty of Western Canadian wheat dealers and of the system of government inspection and weighing. "At Milk River, Alberta, I had one car load of winter wheat on the track for which an elevator man offered me 48 cents a bushels, the best he could do, he Mid. GOLD! SILVER! COPPEH, A POT OF MONEY PLACING THE STATUES AT OTTAWA Ottawa, Aug. US.-It has been decided that the statues of the late U'Arcy McGee and George Brown, for which Parliamentary appropriations have been made, should all be placed on Parliament Hill, within a few feet of the George Etienne Car-tier and Alexander MeKenzie monuments, at the east end of the main building. It has also been decided to erect in close proximity the Baldwin-Lafontain-e statue, which is about completed by the sculptor, Walter All-ward, of Toronto. BROWNLEE RESIGNS FROM GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC Winnipeg, Aug. 20.-W. G. Bvownlee general .transportation of the Grand Trunk Pacific railway, has resigned hi\3 position. The position of general transportation manager has been abolished in the Grand Trunk Pacific service, instructions have been Issued by President. Chamberlain that divisional superintendents and others are to report, until further notice direct to the vice-president ! aiiarge of operation. Make a guess at.this amount ol money. We have a.glass jar of money on exhibition in "Winnipeg. Gold, bills, copper and silver in it. How much altogether? The jar weighs (2) two pounds, (4H1 four and one-half ounces empty. It holds (9-16) nine sixteenths of a gallon of water. Weighs (20) twenty pounds fllU) eleven and one-quarter ounces filled. Ft. has less than ($500) five hundred dollars in it and more than i$ofl) fifty. All goes to the lucky guesser of the correct amount. Do you want it? Here's how you can try for it. You can have one guess for every Quart of SILRSTONE Flat Wall Colours "Smooth mm Silk-Hard mm Stoac" you buy any time between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 1912. If you buy (2) two quarts you haw two guesses. Jf 3, three guesses and so on. See the photo of the gallon jar of money at. Stephens' agent's stores. No one knows how much Is in it. Your chance is as good as any one's. Only the employees of-the Stephens & Co., Ltd.. barred from guessing. All others who buy a quart, of Silkstone entitled to one guess for each quart bought. Make a guess. It's worth trying. Sllkstoiie is the wonderful, beautiful and sanitary new wall paint perfected by this company. It is smooth as silk, hard as stone. Better than wall paper or kaisomine. Make your home beautiful with Silkstone anc" send in your guess at the amount of money Jn the gallon jar. Make a guess, you may get all the money. "By shipping it to the Grain Growers Grain company I got 55 cents a bushel net. "Later on I had one car load of spring wh-eat, also shipped to the Grain Growers which they graded less than No. six. or feed, and the net price at Milk River was 21) cents a bushel in March. "Soon afterwards i left for my home in Minnesota and in order to secure a correct grading of the wheat I sold to the Grain Growers 1 took with me two large samples in linen bags. The miller here, Mr. Kennedy, who ships car loads of Hour and wheat east regularly, after a careful examination graded the winter wheat No. 2 for which $1.08 is paid' here and the spring wheat which was graded feed in Canada, he graded No. 3, the price being one dollar. I had been paid 29 cents. "That's the difference between the Grain Growers' Grain company and the prices in Minnesota at the latter part of 31 arch and the first part, of April. The very same wheat, out of the same bin-winter wheat 55 cents in Canada and $1.08 here. Spring wheat, 29 cents in Winnipeg, graded feed, and $1.00 here graded No. 3. "When the car was loaded we filled it. about four inches above the 1000 bushel mark, indicating about 1100 bushels, and when the returns came from Winnipeg we allowed S52 bushels When I wrote to the company I was politely informed lo write to the government inspector, that they had nothing to do with it. "This is not. an exaggerated statement, but an actual fact, and I contend that such an inspection is the greatest fraud and biggest robbery on the continent. When Mt. McMillan of Warner returned from Minneapolis last spring he was reported in the paper as saying that No. 2 and 'A in Minneapolis was only graded 4 and 5 in Warner, and he told the truth. If I had shipped my three car loads of wheat via Coutts to Minneapolis and paid the duty 1 would have been money ahead. "pats the Milk River farmers are paid 2!! and 28 cents a bushel for are 50 to (iO cents on this side of tlie line. "The natural outlet for Canadian grain is south, despite the government. Facts are stubborn things and appeals to national prejudice and patriotism cannot offset it for any length of time. Largely on such cries reciprocity was defeated but we hope It will yet prevail. It seems there is a good deal of truth in the saying. "Patriotism is the last, refuge of a scoundrel." Traction Engine Repairs We ;irc now prepared to make Sew Shafts and Oaring for the better known makes of Traction Engines at much less cost than you ean bring them in. Why wait H weeks, when \ve can 'supply you in three days? Lethhridge Iron Works Co. Limited PHCLXE 332 LETHBRIDGE THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one oi these boxes .A FOR FITRTHER INFORMATION APTLY TO Lcthbridge Branch - - C G. K. Nourse. Mgr. DROWNED NEAR KENORA OTTAWA GIRLS BROWNED Ottawa. Aug. IS.-A -double drowning accident occurred on (he Ottawa river, when two young ladies lost their lives, at Norway Bay, Quebec, a summer resort, 45 miles %vest. of the cily, yesterday. '.Miss Mary Wright, aged L'.'l, and Miss Bertha Johnston, aged L'ti, both of Ottawa, with a party of other young women, wont iu bathing shortly before noon today, and, wading out of lheir depth, wenl down before assistance could reach them. DERRICK FELL: TWO MEN DEAD Calgary. -Vug. IS.-Man Mclnnls and D. ICdwards, died on Saturday afternoon, as a result of injuries sustained Saturday morning, when .a derrick at the new court house building fell and crushed the men. Archie King was also badly mangled, bill is alive. An inquest will be held. �=_JL___________......-.....-............ FOLLOWING THE McLEAN IDEA Kenora, Aug. IS.-K. R. Rogers, inspector of prisons and public charities, has Issued instructions to the sheriff to see that the prisoners in the local jail here, who may be 'employed on the construction of the n�w registry office, are clothed in ordinary blue or brown overalls, while going to and fro/n their work. The men will thus not appear on the streets in j�U uniforms. FRENCH CANADIANS LOCATING . IN WEST Moose Jaw, Aug. IS.-Interviewed here today, J. Alban Laterriere. Dominion repatriation agent, stated that since March 1, 400 French Canadian families have been Induced to take up their residence in Canada. The great majority of these immigrants settled in the West. G. F. STEPHENS & CO. LIMITED Paint and Varniah Makers*' WINNIPEG Kenora, Aug. 1S.-A drowning accident occurred at Yellow Girl, on Lake of the Woods, some :s.") miles from here, at an early hour on Saturday morning, when Kugene Simon-eau, aged l'-l, and his brother. Ferdinand, aged It, were accidentally drowned while out shooting, in their canoe. The bodies have not yet been recovered. Both were well known here, being nephews of Victor Simoneau, who has kopt a stopping place al. that point on the lake for some years. PHONE 471 POST OFFICE BOX M The Wall Paper Question ISN'T A QUESTION* 11' you buy your Wall Papers from the Revlo Co.. it's the answer. Samples and Estimates l'uriiishcd promptly. The Revlo Co. Painters and Decorators 1260-3rd Avanua Sautfc fWW^^^^WPHI.  �...... � ' -r|r|-||.|.|-|||.| �..... f ;