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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, 'AUGUST 21, 1920 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE ELEVEN Purchases Shropshire Sheep For I- His Farm at Olds (Toronto .Hon. Duncan Marshall, Minister of Agriculture for Alberta, arrived in" Toronto yesterday morning ou his re- luru from a visit to England and Scot- U'.ud. where ho spent .six weeks Siiiciig UK; wrus anil'. studs qt Great Britain. In discuss- ing hiiU visit" across tho water Mr. Marshall said that crop prospscts in IJrilain were very good. They had what some farmers, termed, tho." heav- iest crop .of hay over, grown 'in that i-ouulry, hut the, contlifuc'ci wet weith- vr throughout the entire month of July had greatly reduced feeding value of the crop. Some was down in ;ill the rain and a great deal of it was losing its feeding value In the fields, as it could not bo cut for raiu. Other crops promised as great a yield, but dry weather .needed. Jn-.'a drive through East Lothian, out from Edin- burgh, the week before leaving, the crops were n delight. Many fields of wheat wore estimated.by the farmers to give a yield of about CO bushels to the acre and the oat crop was Very promising also. Potatoes a Bonanza The potato crop is n bonanza for Scotland, though prices have dropped recently, tlnia tlio jratafo mer- chants werO 'buying the crops ot po- tatoes litthe Held and digging thorn themselves, the farmer only doing tho csrt work inihaiillng them to the sta- tion, and Ilia prices paid ranged from to per acre. It sounds like buying the land as well as the said Mr. Marshall, "ljut theVaiprices were freely paid, tho higher', prices for" the early crops ai'ound-lhe Ayrshire coast- The prices however, .slumped badly about two weeks ago, but a'blight on potatoes in Kngland threatens to put the price of tubers up'again'. "The caftlo market-is still Marshall stated, .'-and the recent decontrol of the meat trade is receiv- ed with satisfaction by ereryone.-Brit- aln is'heartily sick of-government et- fortsfto fist prices. Freedom of trade la stronglyingrained-ih the mi nil of tho Good Prices for'Cattle On July 23 .Mr- Marshall saw .some steers. Stirling market by Mr. -J.'Ernest'Tieer of Harviestown, ono of Scotland's 'best-known llvo" stqck men. These steers were cross- bred and the top brought 129a Ctl per hundred, which is 112 pounds; this would work out to about 27 3-4 cents nor pound, which Is rather a good live :weighv price for cattle, and a few days-later' he learned that on the the pa the _____......_, ra-t., which is about 82 1-2 would bring out.parent stock that would wort real Improvement among our home cattle. The Reserve Grand Champion Bull at Edinburgh. Is among he lot. He is a very choicely tred and is a specimen of the shorthorn breed that will attract some attention." Some Pine Animals Among the lot are Hreral 'heifers bred by Lord Rosebery, sired by one s! Scet- and's best breeding Duthle bulls, and In calf to "Balcairn _ son ot the great 'Edgecole, sold last year for guineas. Eight .head cpthe from and were bred bj Gen- oral Stirling, (our ot them "In calf :b VCollynle'Nonpareil and by "Collynie Gondomar." Four head .were selected at bred by .A. Maitone Gra- ham, among them a vorj- choice Au- gusta heifer, and a bul! calf that gives promise of growing into a real show hull. .Five head were bought .from Henderson, ot Lawton, two of'these cows'being show yard propositions. Three very choice heifers came from "Galnford all prize-winners at the Royal Show, and worthy representatives from the homo of the great "Gainford Mar- ]3alcairn, the present home of the famous Edgecote Shorthorn herd, is also represented In the ton- Cameron the West Side, Butlers ot Masterdon, Aleiaa- der of Cambus, Scott of Congolden, who recently bought the entire Jol- Itffe herd, and a number ot others, and they will Include representatives of such well-known Scottish Short- horn families as Rosewood, Augusta, Brawlth Bud, Broadhobks, Lady Dor- othy, Crocus, Miss Ramsden, Clara, Lancaster, Kilblean lleauty, Rosebud, Rosemary, Jilt; Marigold, Martha, Julia, anil sundry others. Have Set High Standard Mr. Marshall also bought some Shropshire sheep for his own flock, Including the first prize pen of ewe lambs at the Royal Show, the first prize 'pen of shearling e'wes at the "Shropshire and West" and the first prize pen of .Shearling rams at the same show and .two Shearling rains that were placed in the singles at the Royal. The trip included a visit to both the Royal and Highland Shows, and a vlcit to very many of the herds and flocks of Great Britain, which Mr. Marshall counts a liberal educa- tion. "The groups of great breeding cows- in the fields ot the British farmer, as well as Ine great 'herd bulls in their -he remarked, ''very clearly who. so many countries come to'Britain .for their foundation' slo'eck.v. Breeding -.cattle is like any-other corn- Shot on Lonely Road by His Man to Die Through Prelty Wortan WINTIELD. S. WUson, matiuea idol of W1UT West shows, who killed two meu on the main street of Tahlequah, 'Okla- homa, a year and a halt ago, to avenge his wife's honor, himself was shot and killed on a lonely country roai near here laie yesterday by Mrs. WilBon. A'nVfn Wjlson perished (be fourth man inUnutcly connected with the pretty, dark-haired woman who now tits quietly, in the country Jail here. Charles West, first 'husband of Mrs. was shot and killed from same day store cattle to go into com- certain.; lines, south ot Scotland, for 105s per a demand far Ihp uilmiTv fetr pe cents per pound. At an auction sale In Penrith sarly in July milk cows', not register- ed, sold up to So guineas each, with the keenest demand for every good ono offered. "With the butcher shop's selling log of lamb at 2s 8d per pound Irish liam at -Is 3s 6d 5ggfe at 6s per bacon at 2s Sd ripe tomatoes at SOc.per [inunri, fi'no plums at 16c per pound, cheap living in England is rather s Milng of tho said Mr. Marshall. 'Theso were the going prices In Liv- sriMjol last week., t 'A Serious Problem "The production of..food Is-the world's problem ot the hour, and it we do not have more food soon some- body is going to be hungry at these prices. With a situation of this kind in tho Old CoUnlry. farm laborers are making strenuous efforts to cur- tail the hours ot work, which can have but one effect, higher prices for food, or larger Importations from countries where they can produce food mere 1 cheaply. "A striking evidence was given the other said Mr. Marshall; "of the result of high wages, short hours and curtailment of production in these short hours, known among the Scotch worker as the The city of Cllasgow called for tenders for a siin- lily of steel rails for their city trams, snd on July 2S awarded the contract !o a rittsbdrg firm in the United Stales, at a price ot 10s per ton, tf.e lowest a British firm being ricr.tnn, anil as the order ivag for the city by buying ID Plltslnrs" As both quotations for Glasgow, do rro'yl.t difference was very Thinks Ihe Advice Good "Tt was'Vather refreshing, however, lo find the Glasgow papers. In discus- sing Iho matter, advising.their home people fo set down lo business, both corker anil manufacturer, and keep Iiilurc contracts zl home by doing oioro work aiul.ilolng It liettnr. "I kniw some remarked fMbertn's Minister of Agriculture, nitli n smllo, "whera nn incident like lliis would.have broueht forth a !oml wail for a protective tariff igalnst the 'foreign steel' lo save :he incompelcnce of the homo pro- luccr from, dlenetcr, and allow Ihe public lo pay the piper." Mr. Marshall went to Brllain in lumpany with J. A. Watt ot Elora and Thus, -L. Hussell of SI. Mary's >nd lli'ey purchased about 100 head of Short horn calllo for MessrS, Mar shall, Watt and T, A. Russell- of Toronto. The cattle 'will arrive xbout Ihe end ot August, and, Mr. Marshall says. Ihcy aro a more than ordinarily good lot, comprising cows inci heifers from many of tho best herds' in Scotland. Six of them ivere pt-ize-winncrs at--this yfor's Royal ShW, aBd'sove'rail -others 'won it good "county shows. Among them Is the champion cow at Dunblane, bred by Stirling ot Kier. "Wo want this lot of cattle to leavo their mark In our own am other Mr. Marshall., lot'of have a rid in htly Ing we were determined that wo himself is to produce' the best." Scientists of Maine are .wondering tion among lunatics, because recently, insane hospitals ardlind 'New Eitigland all'tried to escape'On the same day. One ot the lunatics who escaped had 'been, heard to' say that ho had 500 telepathic "corres- pondents." ibove the the task for i has set ambush near Tahlequah half a dos-r cu'-years ago. Then Frank Authouy' and his .father, William, fell at Wil- hands, berausu so wilsos chirgedj-7ouns Anthony, foifomaa of Mrs-: Wilson's ranch at fahlei quab, had btseu Intimate with Mrs. WilEon .while her Jmsbaad was in the army. Wilson yesterday by Mrs. Wilson as they were returning from a-'cattle purcbaslog trip Deiter, twenty-two miles east. Charles Rldgeway and -Ed: Glass, who have ranches near Deiter, were reluming with the Wilsons. According to their story, Wilson- had been driving very fast, when a slop was made for tire trouble, and left the car. Mrs. Wilson slid Into the driver's seat, in- sisting drive. An inenl tollowed_aml Mrs. Wilson suil-j il'n'y'. shot. automatic pistol she bad taken from the Bap of one of the seats. WUson was acquitted in tha An- thony killing on tho "unwritten law" by the Jury after forty-five min- iintes' deliberation. Wilson, .who was 35 years old, gain- ed quite'a little fame in the cattle country for hls'abllity as lariat throw- er. He was with the "101 Ranch" Wild West Bhow several years as chic! of its cowboys, touring Europe and South America with that circus. FRENCH CAPTURE TARSUS CONSTANTINOPLE, Aug. vices tc- the 1-T-ench mlaslon here re- port the capture of Tarsus, Asia on August 12 by fteach troops, anil hope la now held out for the American relist workers who been besieged in Adana since June 20. Tarsus is situated half way be- tween Merelna and Adana. Magneto Repairs No uncertainty or 'guesswork. Service Etallon for I.H.C. Magneto Work. E. J. O'SULLIVAN Proprietor The North Uthbrtdge Garage 317 13th Street N. Phone 5.43 BROWN AND OX-BLOOD THE BIG VALUE BOX for Black, Tan and White Shoes tHE DALIEV COXPOWIOKS CAN> GUNARD ANCHOR Anchor Donaldson PROPOSED SAILINGS NEW AND LIVERPOOL K.A. Vic. Septll Caronla ..Sept.IS Carmanla Sept. 25 K.A. Vie. .Oct.! 9 NEW AND SOUTHAMPTON Aquit.iula Aug. 2S Maiiretania Sept. 2 Imperalor Sept. 0 Aquitania Sept. 22 NEW via Movrlle Columbia .Sept. 11 Columola .Oct. 9 Columbia................... 5 NEW Pannonla..................... Aug. 28 MONTREAL-GLASGOW Cas3andraSept.il Saturnla .Sopt.25 Cassandra.-Oct. 16 Saturcia ,Oct. 30 For full information apply to any R R. or S. S. Agents, or Company's otiica SCOTT BLOCK, 270 Main Winnipeg, CP.R. Sailings TO LIVERPOOL Aug. 21 Aug. 23.....Prince Fred. Wm. Aug. 28................ 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