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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY MIRALD. FRIDAY AUQUtT IT. 2 Lett facing east onCoutU St., within one block of Central School, each. Terrai ij. Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block HONE 290 Choice irrigated Farm very near lettiDriilgB at a bargain The Illberta Securities limited SUCCESSOR to Corner Round and Redpath Streets Telephone 141 FROM EDMONTON TO CARDSTON E. N. Barker Makes Some Interesting Observations On a Recent Visit Southern Alberta Loan Investment CD. GEORGE J. BRYAN- Gen. Manag milk cows, being a' ran os the supply, if the pump was muz- zled the milk would run short. How- ever this identical milk would not color coffee if it did slightly the tea, and we can recommend the Ee- form League -as than 2 p.c., nq analysis required. For ab- sence of coloring matter ..there is no deduction in-the bill. j_As we run into Claresholm we find business galore, for lumber car after j lumber car is being unloaded for the I new towns. There' are four elevators here and two more commenced, to b-- finished by crop time. The popula tion, of what was a piece of raw prairie six years ago, is about with a production last year of bushels of wheat in the vicin- ity, to be increased-'.this, .year. The track has- been known to be completely blocked' with six freight trains and a passenger train or two. Two thirds of "the winter wheat this season has been lost, but the spring grain is first-class and ..there lots of. it. Settlers are streaming Grounds we meet an old friend and it's meself that's talking." Said he, "By it. is you but. you're getting to look so clanied old .that I didn't know you." "Same to you old man." I -guess' 'that's. so too." So we drift on and in glancing up the track 'note a couple', of race horses coming down .'tr.'-.ck warming' up, or having a vate irial, kicking -up clouds of then passing the grand stand racing speed, neck and neclv-with ssibiy. a problem solved. Out of cloud of dust just behind emerges River and then on the! Blood 'Reserve, one oi the finest piec- es of wheat land '-.in; Canada, and passing the old nine mile rock we run on over 14 miles of level coun- try, meeting a fence, till we cross the A. R., I. tracks and find-, ourselves among the electric lights of Cardston. x Curiosity prompts us to take a run out and loo.k at Tom WooHord's al- falfa and '.-lover patches, eight miles from town, and, as we go. we size up the best all round :iot of winter wheat, patches yet seen, about as good and as thick as usual, -but, per- haps, not quite as. long in the straw as last year, so will stand'up better. As we approach the Woolford home- stead we pass through his .new patch of alfalfa, about eight acres in ex- tent, planted last year and which a good crop has just been tak- en. It's a good-, stand %and making up for a' Whea we get to the farm we find two large of hay about 15 tons in each, and, j finding closer inspection, aao is a stack of alfalfa and one of alsike clover. Then to to this hear the barn is also full of alfalfa, The stands oi" clover and the old al- fafa .patch.' are all as 'ever; but, did we hear you say clever experiment.'" -Don't say it again for this looks more a regular per- formance and a certainty a'ad is not the result of The wheat crops out here are this .reg- ion but the stands good" and even. As we go on down the "line-.t-owards Lethbridge we pass at Haley, and again at Spring Coulee, crops :of rip- ening Alberta Red, arid, in its first home in Alberta, is giving mute evi- dence that here stands ;up boldly' and defiantly that it is .winter spring wheat .-not far behind it, and oats turning. We .jiote. some failures, here but much owing to'poor, farming The developent: all through this part of the country is brisk, much of the work being clone with steam or gaso- line engines. The breaking that, has been done this year more than.doub- les the .acreage, possibly trebles, the area under cultivation. Seed drills are running! in most fields as it, is the object to get the, winter wheat in the ground before harvest, and. as there, is. some" haying also going CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY i SPECIAL RATES By-Law No to Tickets on Sale UGiOT 22nd 'to SEPTEMBER Final return limit- SEPTEMBER 24th Transit limit ten clays in each direction. For full particulars apply to nearest agent, or to J. E. PROCTOR, DUtrtct Passenger Agent, HAMILTONIANS ARE CRAZY WITH THE HEAT 'Hamilton, Aug. An airship that- has attained flight of 'about a mile at times, has been seen crossing the beach here several times lati'y. The usual time of flight 'is betw'cn A By-law of the City of Loth- bridge to raise the sum of Twenty- eight thousand dollars for expenditure, in connection with certain public the con- struction of a new Main Sewer in the southern portion of for securing a new bpiler and mak- ing necessary extensions for the transmission of light and power throughout the City and for devel- oping a certain coal seam for sup- plying coal to be used in connec- tion with the City's waterworks and power plant; and to de- bentures for the said 'sum and to- provide for the assessment and col- lection of. sums, necessary to re- tire such -debentures. WHEREAS it is deemed advisable to "construct a new Main Sewer in the southern portion of the city and to secure a new boiler and make certain extensions to the lines for the transmission electricity ior power and light throughout the city, and also to develop a certain coal seam -adjacent to the City's power house for the supply of coal to be used in connection with the City's- waterworks and power plant, the es- timated cost of such works feeing- twenty-eight thousand dollars 'AND WHEREAS it is deemed ad- visable to raise, by way of loan on the- credit-of the said City of- Letn- bridge the said sum of twenty-eight thousand dollars AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the said loan bear interest not to exceed the rate, of; five per centum per annum (5 per cent. p.a.) as the .Council may .by-.' by-law hereinafter determine, to :be paid half-yearly, and the said-.prin- of Twenty-eight thousand "to be: the expiration of thirty -years, from midnight and dawn, and many be'ic' residents have stayed up to watch it -horse, only two lengths be- on the farmer-in general is busy. New Elevators Though well supplied with elevat-j ors. already new ones can be counted1, of recent--origin-at- Cardston, Sprbgj iEiay- I mond and Stirling, nir.-y or. ten per-j haps more than last yi-ar. Leth-; bridge these 'days is a busy fee j buildings of brick and stone taking the place oi what wf may cnil the and the- The south is to its own: after a long delay. The country south of. Lethbridge right to Goutts -_ is also, developing very fast. Then there ..is considerable- ..and north.. so that the policy of extended .trans- portation facilities came norxe too soon, in fact not soon-enough. We're Proud of Our Cook So are the people who eat at FORD STREET Next to Post 0 ffice Bloc k jock of a little girl riding with her hands in. the professional. crouch, just a-ccming, doing her biggest, it not bsiug apparent that 'tis a .girl till we see' a short white hair and blue stockings, and but lor these the figure would pass for an ordinary exercise boy at! If there a private trial. Where else can you [drawn between north and south it -is- see It was great. The young' lady paying no 'more attention to. the public if they'were "not there': intent on her business and as seri- North and :is any contrast that the north has the difficult portion at present to handle but as j a rule does its work better than '_ the j south. The farmers do not try to j bent on setting every ounce J faHn so much land and far better, j out her mount, as a Tod Sloan. noxious weeds are not so prevalent The riding of the ladies classes at the show was such as only see in a cowpunch knowledge of .the horse, seats and readiness for any gency. ni the north, :afe 'bet- ter and there-is. greater neatness and country, j more uniformity in methods in the marvellous! .north than, in -the south. In the south j eiRpr-S there is too much farming-being done j ion the trot or on f nf Leaving Ma'SeoTby the road noxious weeds which are ;going to.j uth we pass'through-'a-.fine: succes- disaster 'if "not rapidly south si on MINERS HUNDREDS OF FEETJ LETHBRIDGE LUMBER CO. Wholesale Dealers in Building Matcria Lumber, Shingles. Lime, Cement, Plaster, Brick, etc. Special Prices on Elevator Cribbing E G Fir Flooring and No, 1 XXX Sbindes Telephone 379 this locality, most' with money, and it isfsaie to .say 80 per cent, of these are from the States, the Clares- holm district being just the sort of country to attract the farmer of the plains who would like to plow a fur- row that will last from -breakfast to dinner without a turn, to return "for supper along one straight line to the stables and to bad. As we glance down the line a little piece we see aiiother nest, of elevators looming up at heavy shipping point. It another if -jood spring wheat crops, of; sharply handled. of tlui finest in the latid, till reach Standoff, over a country riot much more'.than two years ago considered of secondary interest from a grain point of view, a sort Killed and Thirty n Mexican Mine j City, Aug. special despatch from iVEatealiaula, says- that 15 miners were killed and'j 30 imprisoned by the dropping of a joke -is ;i farming land that has been j standinir there waiting for centum s is rivalling in its present the very best; So far. this land .is clean and nicely farmed In contradistinction to much of' South- ern Alberta. ca e into the La Pas mine there Old Standoff seems much the :same, night. The cable-parted through the j 'failure of the brakes, and the ir'en dropped feet. The cage vasj sent to the rafters of the shaft--house and the strain snapped the cable. .the. very early" days is Bridge Carpenters and, Helpers too dark to see farther but next day on running around south of Maeleod of the prettiest crops of spring wheat on the road on ground that has been heretofore looked at with disdain. Changes in Maeleod Maeleod is growing, land, mark af- ter land mark being obliterated.' We met the old Maeleod hotel, to be re- I placed by ,.a newer structure on its old site, coming .down the road to a new station, shaking out its spooks ''and memories as it rolled (it Apply to T. M. EVANS, The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co. used to brand of have its, own particular pilgrims of the night thor-