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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Iron merits Co., Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Columns, Sashweights A Journey to Peace River The Peace Itiver- is destined to tc- -the of the wholo and hollowed hills, s wee-piny com At prtssent it is up in countless terraces and In sunlight all day. Wkh ilie exception of >fcswr.s. Jlrick and Oarson. anJ tho mission, tho fanners are amateurs. Tlis half-breads farm a little, trap a lit- tle, ftx-ijfht a little and deal. Money very much ft'iffnificunce to tliem aft yet; tlw bushfls. Tliey Itad frost this sea- son, occasionally the farjnsrs are obliged to build ijrc-at 'smudges, the an tha orange farmers in California.. There is'a Hour mill am) a tsawmi'li' Jwrc and stores of the paiiy and Uovjllon There is; also a Jtomaii Catholic mission, I two English ladies going to the Echoes of the Strike all ihu MILL AND MINE SUPPLIES Pipe Bar Iroa TtACTION ENGINE IEPA11S MtMfft' TOOU ,uttw. tho launch tit j landing" and would, be- oMlgwl 10 said: to Bt.t enough -to thc thrw hundred oil a i Vermiilion is virtually cut from only roan .vho braves In referring strike Itere, i; correspondent to -the recent coal A. v-ostem of the Toronto Globe north. for fla 2 way from Fort Hudson's ISopw in Ithut Ls ihlogs-aw iilho'Kocky Mountains to'the Chubs, jauich to taka caw of I.. Voriu f (SO miles Fort Verrnillion, a. J navor'met a man who worried about fc [distance of over miles. At ib? i anything in' tha north. Ion fS Chutes H-ltfRj the river tumbU-? oivrjyou ura )n-r as April. fne that three hundred mile trip over t-he and wall, .you are i _ t _ ._ _4 _ nviv kllu-, BOILER REPAIRS OF COMPETENT BOILEBMAKKtt SENT OUT WHEN REQUIRED a 'limestone is a rnik- portage, around which 'It vvoul.i be easy .to buiki a.canal. Thiswouid open navigation down to Lake AUi- The Place to Purchase PRESENTS of the opinion that the best ol' whiu> tvlieat can lx> procured -in .Southern Al'bcrla by wi-lecLing1 carefully from already with us. Mr. Jamicson of the Alberta lxac- (ific Elevator Co.-took, the stand on J ttve commission -timt ha was agent'for the company and i ho.d -the superSni'tmtency of 'po.nts. lining a. professioival he 11 Inn tflllltft 1L ittiwi on down the Great rlvftr to Fort Smith, wlvire thsrc are twelve miles of Iu the course of time, no doubt, tha to starvo. In not. when fur Ls pU-mifui, your'credit good at th? stora ajvJ "you live lux- uriously. When fur .scarce you scratch along as best way and better au l1'" a house of jmy kinil a mail carrier- who trips with a doz tiam- TO ISETTLEUES'T will build a canal or -two, and then j th- u-av vill open from tains'clea Hie settlement has lately boon si n- by tlw government. Each or- I jtfinul settler is allowed iWJ land those. tooli. up -thc-ir land Peace iliver, a i before the- last treaty made (X ,or. "with Cm-class I arV il Ls the land they inoun- 1 through to tho Arctic! ar3 throe At moderate prices is at Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Finger Rings, Brooches, Scarf Pins, Bracelets, Dumb-bell Links, Lockets, Cuff Links, Neck Chains. lor rigkt 'inspection and quite fencing took place, hut no incriminating, evideiicu was recorded against tiw agent or his company. Mr. Jamicson -thinks Al beria oats th.3 bast he has soon any- where and that there is no necessity I to lower weights on wheat in -the i Southernmost part of -Alberta, for !hc lias known first-class Alberta lied to go as in Wight as Ibs. !por bushol. but our v-bite -wheat .to go No. 1 six> u Id go 60 pounds. Mr. JaniicKon, continuing, sakl: "Wo are ail looking ibr a market to th; west, and a terminal elevator at Vancouver, ihovigh nob an absolute necessity now, may be soon and would be an advantage in forward- i'ng business, for, m reaching- out for lh_> Pacific or Oriontal trade we must i w'rti'- u-ji'h Western States. j I stopiwd '-rA llK; sc-uloinent days waiting for thc stage'- of tho journey ,uP Dunvcgan. .At Uio of that titn two 'travellers a l-uckboui team, who had com-: all Uu; through from Edmonton, no'- ro j feat, arrivwl, and'. 1 io accompany I jjov-n 'of sVcam launch who' have the this coun-., to tlusii. _ try at heart believe 'that this is a! Thy road to jireat mifttate. kind jhill behind Mr. Brick's place- straight, across on tn- trim Ktern- s for passengers, i :4ftt it T "i wijl opelk-r. run'by ihc Roman Cath-Jany land ar. the olic ilissidns, and u'hicji was brought from th-2 oi the'Woods. Navigation is en from about 2Ot-h of 1st of NoVomU-r, or to brave the hardslips o[ j praiinn, cutting only a or two 1 into the country for a j ter section. Outside the .-Inona of -fcha country cXcept Fort Vei- prairie a way i million. ha.s surveyed. A squy.t-! to take up his i' where ha likes. seasons a', the think, arc- not likely to }.strikes th April until later, shorter, After tho 1st of Sc'] tlxe water very jow on j r reaches of. the river. j LvT> c River makes rogulartrips j weep' of the north bank of the riio the The jtotvoe Chutes only Fort Hudson's -and tlio j j3 i much the sams as al Edmonton. It however, the advantage of Ion- and more sunlight durifii? the seosor.-. o [White w-'bxi-t or soft the favorite in Japan. scc-ud ths current aver- ages fcUout four.bi'Ucs an.Hour. Tltsrc- are occasional pieces of swift water, but no', a rapid during lhe whole At tho Chutes the Teaco IVu-- connccts company's hor about twelve, days to about one-third'of that-timo to dj- suturner days at ibe (-r.d of April and'the boginniOiJ of ilay. This Mr. Hrick start- his oats at' tha ond of his oats, av bylhc ISA ot end August ell west. Very about this country have been explored oft. hu'n- ile saiil 'it js known the .edgo the maps are a Frenchman who had IKKNI on- dred back. prairie land vine so thick it was dUliculi. to walk 'through. 'Sf-11 further out. on tho shore-of Hay lake, tharo is a Froudi sottler. who said to grow.good anil barley, besides vegei all tho way. v.'ith ItoiK'o il is that all eyas have.turn- ed to during .the last lew days, sii.ce Iwre alone can uny real relief te found. All othsr coil mine's in the country are working to the fullest .ftxicnt of existing facilities. I At Ixithbridge alone two-thirds ;of i the mines He idle, and some i rninyrs nyare oi' less are idle in the itown. There svas a quarrel over con- i iUtions between the company and the mill in- March a strike was call- ed, and the mine has been closed or crippled ever since, and now, when jts normal output nt this season 1 would reach tlwj figure of to and 300 only. When the men j went on strike there were 580 work- ing in'the mine; this week there were about 235 at work, but many of them an; grec-n and the output is hardly in proportion even to the dimin-.sh.Mi number. The protracted nature of '.he strike has resulted 'in many of the mc-n going off. Many of them at the tiuw of departure had accounts and drew out before Leaving, imaginary matter, but the bank books. It i would be absurd, of course, to sug: gest that this was the rule, or that. the mc-n did not_ set'forth u list of grievances which they felt to be genuins enough; but in these grievances tlie .question of. wages played a part, only, and probably not the'.chief part. i It Js a ditlicuft roaiter to analyze and :if them. I UK and hii'l slicht f by lhat; a (substani'.al bank river. From lhe I fine fal JJIH-, 4U.L. gathered: .On the 1th ot- ali kinds I reached i is 'Orahanwi; which plies .dowr. i to Fort Smith, tto other sid, he was starting, to thresh. As present, tbe. ftivori w m -but, thfc First frost is da? about: the 1st we hope to the Japans to i ,Q thti farnKrs have plon- lour hard Wheats which ara or j in high class j tho Arctic, taking :1 bringing out furs- She also (i tv of leeway. Their drawliick, 'district has some drawback, is a of i comm Ttie proposition of -inculcating Wste'm of goveninxsit ivcighing 4 fen. which should be actable t0 tor. attends to th-3ir'bolily iH> 1 ThJT ".visJt of as may hi i well imagined. chief event of H monotonous. yi'ar.'. and her.-trip u who pays jscarcity of rain at tte treaty doc- !tho scasoiu I Believe that this vast prairie land which is known to extend for hundred miles along the non.n bank and from fifteen to fifty miles ir, is the country of tte one knows how much further north and west, the good land may exist. s true- that at present 'there are tho respective posfctio'iis of company an'd'nvwi, and it1 is hardly necessary. Briefly put, 'it was the old quest-ion of unionism, or non-unionism confronted the management. The Lothbridga mines have been operat- ing for. over twenty (years, It is Novelties in China, Gut Glass Sterling Silver occasional summer frosts up 011 the buyer and seller, i-s another touched upon often at finding 'favor in most with who have thought out i'no question to any extent. Considerable differences of opinion seem to pivva-il as to the spread prices between 'track whout and street wlveat, inom oi our peoitle confusing tiki-two. track "bcing-tho wheat i loaded in n. car and then purchased. street wheat being defined as j taken into tho elevator load'by load. In order to handle the latter a cr-r- l I tench, but this was -the expedience and "tbft- of ;triump_hal.; progress. TIIE SI3XT IJlCi TOWX. i Manitoba. Saskatchewan j rest of' Alberta before the lar.-d cultivated. As ions >K hard sod on -the ground, ,-tliff.rays penetrate into the of -the earth sun cannot heat radiates as s, on We have the Stock. We are prepared to use you well. w. C. Liphordt for Jeweler and Optician. GRAIN COMMISWN. (Reported by. l It ITS A GOOD OS GET IT SOW, BEFORE THE USUAL CHRISTMAS When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily. i Herald Representa- tive..) Th.i Itoyal Grain Commission met at Macleod, npeninp tlieir session at ;tha-t poiut at '2 p.m. on Lteccnrber jlJVth. TlKrni were on I hand from Macleod. Loth- bridge. Raymond. Magruth and Cardston. Thc first, cwo 'to take the was the Oarrtswm contingent, who read a ithc and requirements of chc Cardstcm district.' by .inclwlinjj Mugrath an-d Kayrnosd- Tha dosirwt o( tujs contingent as expressed for easier freight ratcv. better com- inwiication w-ith ail points, moro imilroads and through rates to points west well as east, in fact the opening of all channels by which our products can reacW all available. A suggestion was also 01 that be insiwction dis-trict with its ow nrvcy board at Calgary to a better or. of .lhe local graiu imdc. AH wore nskpii ns to thoir opinion of the trcight for Xo. I Alberta at j _ _ J diet sccnw to be lhat this standard shoulsl not be lowered- commis- sion seem to be favorably impivswd whr-at sold at th s tinx? is ly Slay wheat, or it may necos 'sarv for a buyer to hold to j missioners. 'in view of -the fact thai Manitoba is celebrated for whrat and as 'Alberta has already a claim on Alberta. Reds'-and if Alberta, oats I spent. lar al-1 over' abjbut 130; and Hope several strenuous days' cutting bands; ually up 200 miles. The crossing consists on tho feeding table. thousond acre traces Mv companions who -viiura-a extcndetl it-, rlrcj.tiiat occasion tUiieaicd unionism and disappeared from the Gait mines. ierc (That was seven years ago- In the meantime-tha.cause, of un- has grown stronger generally 1. M was :Ljii'Iv Canada, and particularly Jias it iiunwrous so" in ihc west, where the min- hi- Swlustry has so largely increased period. or four we oou i.. ;in >rinc WorVers without a nL.CK f is district Bcsuk's uniftxpcrienccfj farmers in Manitolxi. j local unions bcmgr kinds I au ripe tomat- SuskvUehewan they ..hail t the Nest Pass col 1 seen the of' land m Fcrnfe and Michel and ar and corn. I saw also cauliflower. seen -the provinces. of this land in and Wator is scarce nt the' Unions of tho two store's balf a dozen] Extraordinary- vegetables log huts. Tho ''settlement" "occupit-ij grown in this long, narrow flat, which a- the: c live mills'above the crossing cucumbers the irthor The settlement is cnormouj ono of the two places whora farmlag cctery. is carried on the'tanks of melons. They soem to grow IVaco. The other place is Fort where' wHh only tne roost casual J that, cropa have tention. road, by .John The. high north bank of tho river i Coming down Thmvegan oiw has another t the Veace. Tho banks pumpkins, and end of the summer. There is. a chain of 1l Th also. brs-jn put j-n a. UTO raisw! Dun- i which I have mentioned vfRau. but not'.to any groat extent. tfci favorite stamping, ground for -horses and cattle. It is covenxtwith from ten to from tin road, way. is excellent, tho hill again ut another at vere formed also jvt flankhead. Tabor and others of the nowly centres of the coal industry." and' a district union [was formed. No. 18. embracing the j various local unions in FARMINC, short rich grass and the sun boats on it all day. and t.iiere is ptenty of At thc "spttiomoiJt" is iho fine shelter among aspc-n blutTs -.null farm of tho Honuin Catholic the KUte hollows. So fond aro 'the view ot arc steeper, .the river narrower, and the water seems a.darker green. One cannot say in praise of ite beauiy of this retnarkablc stream, hive asked many times how but ihc opinion of some delegates is that Saskatchewan might, 4-j.ke o. brace on "barley -to get even. Great, interest was evinced in this arc to brand, whether also th. places of T- A. llrkk.3l.I- of hillside-lhat rlw ex- lo it is fair to obHlorate Sastaftchaivwi P.. ftnd otlwrs. There arc in all ab- ircnwly difflcult to work out six white mon with farms In rmlk cows around ihft placo; settlement, and twice Hiat numlwr of I they'hike for the hills at first op half-breeds. The land portuirity. As in other parts of Al- years K Peactt Rivor. In' tho n it i? cnsiowary to feed the with the evidence that can be made a Ua oats possibly sitting which was the means of clear- j cultivate! tJwrc has never Nwn nn while the hor- advis It to th place. I would very i 'those who urc thinking strongly "of to see tlx; country first, glorious country, but at present W is or.ly for the strong, hardy and self-reliant. There isroom iny up many misuodcrstixtxlings. fn fact also that th-2 commission cam-o a. link with olhcr j oftrn of can way is parts tiT we have we in ManvtoVva no imuonn been fo" heavy for Ow'ts as have borti tnade in brrln. tho returns not show ih-a oats further do absolute failure. Up on top of hank thc land 5s mucii richer, but there are occasional sumrrar frosts up there. Town on tho ilit -the farm crs have never had a killing frost. around OTIC of tbo Thay arc -all hampered by help and the Jack of mortem agricuj-' lural implements. Anything of that ;kind costs a amall fortune i-- .-.ctk-xtio-h methodical but have a kr.fkoP, Th.-! rivor flat on which tho. s grade with though t 8.ands -s ft mrrow iSaskatchcwan. remains to te noaro collrtesy alx, m-J ahont ton mih-s long amJ up to from. There is no provision at Winnipeg I did not have time -to visit at Fort miles down the what information I co'iUl! mliowin concerning it. Conditions_ sire rf.i-; tho toe-goes oiu. ferrnt down rsxnks. not hitrh, but slope to be soon. At tho is virtually impos o .n hoavy goods or j Winnipeg. during Ihft sunu.ur. I.HJS: within a mouth of one labor dispute to go yourself pick out Jin .western Canada of an time settlement. and witneswi. first-class all thc W. II. f for handling our white wheats, so n. grail ing. wnl be necessary und an to -the grain act covering white winter wheats with a probability that'No. 1 a weight of 00 potinds abushcl, not going quite so heavy as oor rod bost of Xanton has to plrto ol OD a51 tho i milc Tho mvn land has hoon S he riv-r. A groat deal oi Utn-l for ROIIW.VWIB.. Tfcc Mtllcmcnt w quick hAs quite un old extending ior about fit-; ointmc.it. flat is about HO foot nnWs on ono side o, tho r-vw, In works with certainly twenty thousand of id front a lic-ilook. Thc Imv.ch extending ior fif- Ni v' v: no iVt miles on onv> side of tho ,w ,e tho river; -in places where. miles or. the otlwr and ihrcelir.'s and pCTiormanccs. sweeps Into the hilU it is brok i J. J. Scott wns ckctctl Mayor of j Hdgos. is a continual Crock ovor .T. IT. by 8 majority. Mitchell, Mr T H. Woolford ot Cardstcm is f views raised tlwro this season. )n the loft hand s the largest farmer is Shoridan and I.ebel were elected rivor; on thc right the fantastiCA'.ly crop supreme.authority.of lhe men m an- other, shows the disturbed state of labor in this portion of tho Dominion and the strength of thc Uibor that nn cvlVicial with powers so cxten- over Canadian industry. Thc strike at Fornie. B.C.. ended lasi month satisfacr.-Icholl .nt Itching, painful, strike at magic wowW havo boon.. by J. last -lohn MilcheU SIViJ coal John coal like councillors. ;