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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ncccinlx'i- 28, TVffi LKTTriMM'IXJK DAILY TIER ALT) T JbA? 1 iiRlN DEC 1- THREE EXPRESS TRAINS DAILY FOR THE MEN ON THE SOIL Talks on Agriculture (By Dr. A, E. KNAPP, Agriculturist and Veterinarian.) Lcdibri'lge to Toronto am Jteturn, Lcthbridgc to Montreal am Return, Corresponding low rates to points in Ontarl- Quebec and Maritime Provinces Tickets on Sale December 1st to 31st in cluslva Good to return within thrte months Liberal Extension Privilege Tickets issued in connection with TRANS ATLANTIC TRIPS on sale November 7th t December Utst, inclusive-'and limited to Jiv months from (Into of issue, with privilege of extension. Finest equipment, Standard and Tourist Sleeping Cars. Dining cars -jn all through trains. Library, Observation cars on "ImpL'riul Limited" and "Toronto Special Through Tourist Car Service In connection with these excursions. For departure and reservations apply to local agent. Tickets Via all Trans-Atlantic Steamship Lines For full Information, rail and steamship tickets, to S. B. MITCHELL, Ticket Lethbridge, to R. G. McNEILLIE, District Passenger Agent, Calgary, Alberta. Mustering of the Horse Locomotion, action, or the ability to examining the wind. Since in the lat niovo. represents the real value of (lie) tor respect wo must depend largely horse, and coiisetiuoittly too much at- tention cannot bo given to this fact- or. It la, therefore, as important to kno'w how a horse should bo properly shown in action, as it is to know how he should not be shown. Kveu at our fairs it is rathor remarkable to note the indifference to this point so fre- quently displayed by the average judge. And every experienced buyer knows how difficult it is to induce the grooms of llio practiced horse dealers upon our ears, the horse should b1 moved on tho volt whiU; (ho examine] takes up his position in the centre 'which will enable him 10 hear an) eventual almurmulUy (slight roaring broken wind, etc.) If for some reason or another such procedure is exclud- ed, I wish to mention thai "roaring" may discovered in a horse- In his stall i1' one suddenly and unsuspected gives him a quick blow with a whip or even with your fist, when lie at cnce will to lot the horse stand aiid move nat- manifest that characteristic respirat- urally and comfortably. Now, regards the correct way of mustering a horse as against the in- correct way, it must he admitted that tho responsibility does not exclusive- ly rest with ignorance or tricklness on the part of the person who hap- pens to be the groom, becauee correct mustering can only bo obtained when cry sound. We should, however, re- member that some horses, especially stallions, may normally breathe rath, fir audibly when disuirbed or while in action, in which case experience only can decide. In conclusion I cannot refrain from relating an occurrence which furnish, es a good illustration of a universal the horse has been properly taught j tendency, although it happened some from his earliest youth. It must under Iten years ago and although rather sing systematic training-from fjular and humorous in its extreme. It very early age to learn how to stand I occurred In France and shows that nicely and regularly on his feet, with the natural French inclination to head somewhat raised (not nnnatur- coquetry asserts itself even when lie ally so) and 'with legs squarely .oiiUctg the part of a horse dealer. I the ground WITHOUT STRETCHING j happened to assist hi the purchase THE BODY; this latter feature, so I of a number of Anglo-Norman etal- commonly even by some judges not only ugly and unnatural, but ii Is directly hann- il because it may gradually lead to lions in the vicinity of Caen where numerous breeders 'are located. This occurred at the.farm of an old gentle- man, Monsieur an "Eleveur" who a wrong position of the limbs, causing used to have seme HO lo 70 young undue strain on joints and ligaments, I stallions in his stables. Alter the ob- and to the development of sway back. Hgatory quite elaborated, I Concerning the part the groom should had successfully been finished, the Los. Angeles. California, Special Train From Spokane, Wash. Toes., Jan. Tickets sale by Ciillatliim Pac- ific ticket agents in and East- ern B. 0.. on .Tannarv. 4." fi. and Gth, 3913. Final return limit, April 30, J913. FARE FROM LETHBRIDGE TO LOS ANGELES AND RETURN Going and re- turning via Spo- kane. Going via Spo- kane, returning via Seattle, Special train .trip from Snolrano to Los Angeles covers aevoti days, Ftops made at Portland, San Franr-is- t'o, Kan Jose, Ck-.m, Santa. Cruz, iMoiuerey, Del Aluute, Paso fiobles, Santa Barbara, Riverside, jnd lied- lands. F.ire on going trip from Spokane in- berth and meals on train or at and a number of sightseeing trips. Return is hy regular sorvice, meals and berths nor. included. For descriptive pamphlet apply, R. G. McNEILLIE, District Passenger Agent. NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS PARE and ONE-THIRD For (fie Bound Trip Between all stations, Port. Arthur 'to ver and Branches. (Joins fliites Doc. 21, 1912, to" Jan. .1013. Final return limit, Jan. 6Ui, 19J.3. For further apply to nearest agent or to K. G. McNcillio, Calgary. Alrn. Dist. Pas. A California Excursions from Seattle SAN FRANCISCO AND RETURN GOOD TILL 31 BERTH AND MEALS INCLUDED LIKE LOW RATES TO OTHER POINTS TRAVEL BY SKA on Ihc bis Ocean-nine StenmshiDS PRESIDENT or GOVERNOR. Stud for free illmtmicd booklet of California Hotels and free map of the raclfic Coast He sure to reserve Berths in advance PACIFIC COAST STEAMSHIP CO. DEO. ft. ANDREWS, Gsn. Agt. Psti. dipt, 113 JAMES ST. SEATTLE, WASH. Ocean Steamship Ticket Agency LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Representing Can. Pac. Railway Royal Mall Steamers. Canadian Northern Railway Royal Mail Steamers. Allan Line Royal Mall Steam- ers. White Star, Montreal, Quebeo Boston, arm Now York Service. Cunard Line, New York, and Canadian Service. Donaldson Line, to and from Glasgow, Red Star, American line. French Line. Anchor Line. Hamburg America, Holland American. Russian American Scandinavian American And all other trans-Atlantic Steamship lines. Reduced rail fares In connec- tion Information as to arrival and dupartures of boats of the various lines cheerfully given. Call or write. S. B. MITCHELL, Ticket Agent, C.P.R. Lethbrldga Donaldson Line Direct Service CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR EXCURSIONS Large new twin screw steam- ers sailing from Montreal and Glasgow every Saturday carry- ing One Class cabin and Third- Class passengers. CHRISTMAS EXCURSIONS Sail from St. John. N.B., Deo, 12th and 15th, LOWEST RATES UP-TO-DATE SERVICE. Reserve your accommodation now and secure the best, it costs no more. Apply to any railway, steam- snip agent or H. E. LIDMANj Genera! Agent, 445 Main St. Phone M5312 Winnipeg, l.undou mo-re nine hundred thousand partiully or wholly rciii- ileiUs. 5T TJ "The Family Frtensl far A ne.ver relief for Croup and Whcvpini: Cough, lay in showing a horse properly, ijtask of mustering some sixty horses shall return to this when describing! was to take place. As an inaugura- what I may call honest of tho performance some noisy distinction to dishonest ditto. By dishonest mustering I mean a method for example like this: Prior to removing the horse from the stable in sight of a prospective buyer, it has been "warmed up" more or less with rattles of a drum "were produced, evi- dently Jn order to call the animal's attention to what was ahead of them. When duly excited they taken out from the stable, one at a time and in an order previously fixed by a whip so as to eventually make himitho owner- but not befm; llad forget the pain in his foot and be the slightest provocation with the same dance and jump and behave hi a very "spirit- ed" manner. The softest ground is been treated with a liberal does of ginger, stuck into their respective .recturns! Hardly had the horse pass- ed through the stable door before an almost diabolic racket was started. preferably selected for the perform-1Monsiour c- ST- drumming his auce. Tho seller takes care to avoid j hat as ic were au iron cap, while a too much trotting of the horse, but sroom cracked a monstrous whin and in case the buyer is of an insisting disposition and demands it, the groom has already received suitable instruc- a whole army of assistants commenc- ed to shout and bawl like Indian war- riors. When the half crazed animal now had successfully passed through tions! The poor creature is then led. so short as to compel him to stretch tlus cracking, roaring and .bellowing the head upwards whereby, namely, I WBaloiy and was being moved down the treacherous rhythmic dropping oEithe aliey> Moa- a Jr" "uddenly ap- the head, which naturally accompan- Pearod on tne sccnc- I had ies any lameness, is successfully with some surprise observed this vented, provided the lameness pro-! interesting young man slinkingly dis- roked by the trot is but slight. If tree in this alley but horse be lame in front, the groom !did not suspect real business, runs on the sound side while pulling Here he hl ambnsh for tl5S horse> the head away from the lame u woro' for uncu Ule approach of and so forth amnia' "0 suddenly plunged into Us path, Avildiy flourishing an enor- mous white piece of cloth above his BUSINESS COLLEGE ALBERTA BLOCK Winter Term Opens Thursday, January 2 Should the animal happen to be a ittle lame in one of the front limbs and it is suspected that the examina- lon will be performed in a profes- -ional manner, then the other front oft.ect of thjs e as expected, and when the horse, half terrified out of his wit, came up past the observer his head raised sky oot may be-so vlsorouBly treated with hls ,n Hle he pa-ring knife as to produce a cor- esponding tenderness in this limb. case of discovery, the fault is then iharged up to "that asg of a black' mith." In this respect to the honest muster- ng it is n rule that slow trot on a :rm or solid, but smooth and gravel ree, ground wiU best provoke any lameness. The horse should be l-ed j trils widely dilated, snorting, danc- ing and was a sight to Thtit under such conditions Q regu- lar examination and natural action Dec. post office here has In'en advised by Ihc New- I'nimdlnml [lost office that tlie entire mail for Canada despatched from St. John's at p.m. Saturday 21st, was totally destroyed by lire in. transit, hy rail lo A us Has-- ijiii's. This rmiil would f-oiil iin n nmH deal of Christ-inns. maUur from J ground ,-iml canter on soft, while pnr- for Canada. ticular euro bo cxvrcIacU by the halter, or n snaffle-bridle, and the leader not bo allowed to influence in the slightest degree the carriage of the animal. Neither must he be allowed to run hi front, of it. scorn- fully looking back at the horse that fails to respond to such unflattering treatment. But he should keep liim- iclf at a level with the horse's shoul- der as to give the impression that the animal leads the man and not the man pulling the hcrse, but the groom must always keep up the :pace while looking straight ahead and holding the head of the horse straight for- wards in u natural position so as to give the animal a free and unhamp- ered iiclion. A person with a Httio .alent in this respect and with an eye 'or the graceful will quickly learn tu ceep in step while trotting :i horse by the halter. The animal should bo trotted a straight distance of at. least I -10 yards while the observer takes n position, not at the end of this line, but at the middle in order 10 have the horse pass him in full action. Too turning -movement should as a rule take place in direction to the right, since it is principally the horse, and not the man, we want to Inspect; a few turns, however, should made to the left in order to enable us to; watch also the action of the left him: j leg during the turning- movement. All this may sound superflous to the; amateur, but is nevertheless only too j well founded, and are features to the initiated at once distinguish the] "dabbler" from the gcuuiiic horseman, j Jn case no lameness is discovered tho j ig into ptnM.t [i ml! the performance repeated two hours, hit you v-am. lu feel i were out of question is evident. We therefore at once tried to draw papa C out of the illusion tha't we intended to submit to such a comedy being re- yeated 64 times, but although j plainly told him Mint our trfp to Nor- inanely was one of business and not of amusement, and that in case of emergency we ourselves could act the part of a horse dealer, it never the- In mtistisring saddle horsrs it, i ablo to let them trot on so! i Away With Catarrh A Filthy Disease GIVES INSTANT, RELIEF, CURES AND PREVENTS CATARRH AND COLD IN TMf Thc best and safest way to euro catarrh or a cold In Ihc licuil is hy using n nuiujdy that will "toiicli Uift and do il.-i work quickly without loitviiif; any bad cfTcct.s. Ely's C'rciiin Balm, which Is upplleil to tlie noj-lrils or rubbed on tho tliroiit or chest sets rlsht ;H the root o( trouble ;ind Instantly relieves even the Ciist! nf cutniTh or cold. A luw minutes after appiiCMl you can fed :i loosening- up in head, the piiln and soreness ;m: ft-mi.', llio taste, smell and hearing" como back, and you feel like a different person. lily's Cream Dalm Cleanses, heals, and strengthens tlie inflamed mcni- bninns, lakes away that stuffed up find dull pain In thu hood, re- lieves tbc throat soreness and stops the nhsty discharge which is tho cnusc of the tlispusting hawhlng. spitting, blowing of the nose ami foul breath. Hay iVyr victlivia who are niadfi mis- crabl') by tita of sneealng, couching ind wlicealng hista.nt and perman- ent n-lifif by tlio use of this simple remedy. Don't mlniite. Mly's and a. 50 conl bottle will more hail lilu'ly work :i complete All Ir.ipRlHts il. AKcnts; .1. Htff- Our Rates We have one fee only, and it is a fair one. We treat everyone alike. We do not ask you to pay for six months or a year. You pay for a month only, and you get your money's worth. If you are not satisfied with the tuition you receive we shall cheerfully refund your tuition fees. You run no risk. Our Courses We have three courses--? Commercial, Shorthand and Clerical. The Clerical is the most popular course. It- includes the subjects of Bookkeeping and Business Practice, Shorthand, writing, Writing, Spelling, Rapid Calculation, Corres- pondence, and Business English. This fits you for an all-round office position. Day and Night Sessions A Staff of Specialists Call for Information A. M. FISHER, Principal less required 64 verbal fights to gain our point. Ludicrous as this extreme example may seem to more level-headed Can- adians, I am always reminded of this incident, when I I fre- quently unnatural and arti- ficial manner which many horse deal- crs Indulge in when inuBtertag the IS COAL Bil OF PRffliES GREAT DEVELOPMENT PREDICT- ED FOR OUR INEXHAUSTIBLE WEALTH IN BLACK DIAMONDS hundred mining engineers, managers, and others engaged in mining, have joined the institutte. Two meetings have already been held, and the next quarterly meeting will he held at Fernle in March next. The president of the branch, W. R. Wilson, has offered three fifty dollar prizes for papers on mining subjects horse "to the prospective purcbasen by members of the institute belonging to the Rocky Mountain branch. ItSEEK Edmonton, Alia., Dec. Al- berta is becoming more and nmre the coal field of the prairie provinces, is by the returns which are Edmonton, Alta., Dec. ern Porters' association composed of knights of the whisk-broom, will be incorporated under the laws of Al- bert.! at the next session 01 the pro- vincial legislature In 1913, it the ap- plication of William Uea and his as- sociates is granted. The objects of the received hy the mines branch of the the organization are "the mutual ail- Department of Public Works for the! vanccment of those engaged province. John T. Stirling, provincial inspector of nitnos, stated today that he estimated that the increase in the output of Alberta coal during the year just closing would be quite tons. A large 1'fti't of this coal is shipped to points in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. During the year 44 mines have been up in tho province, the major- ity of these being In the Edmonton WAS PRESENTED WITH MORRIS ENGINEER AL- SO REMEMBERED Medicine Hat, Alta.i Dec. yesterday afternoon the employees nt the city hall called upon Mayor Nel- son Silencer in his private office, and much to his surprise, with an intro- duction from tho spokesman, scntcd him a fine Morris chair as a token of esteem. His worship responded with a few remarks, ex- pressing his surprise and apprecia- tion of the present as well as of the cordial relations which have existed during his first term aa mayor of tho city. "Mr. Spencer was rc-clccted for another term at the December elec- tion, and this last week the council raised his salary from to 500 per annum. Yesterday, also, City Engineer A. K. Grimmer was met by the em- district. The older mines of Southern for snr.ruln.tt cm work of railway porters and for so- payees of his office and presented cial purposes." Ken, who is acting j with a setj an, evi. for the western porters, intimated (icncc Dj the pleasant feeling exist- that similar legislation will be ing ijCtwecn Hr. Grimmer and the -sought in Ihc neighboring coast and employees Of his department of the prairie provinces. He was evasi'-c when asked whnt might lisipren to a traveller who failed to cross the palm of a porter following; the ad- journment of the next session of She legislature, hut hinted that no rojm exist in, the -Mberta, around Lethbrldgo and the Crow's Nest Pass, have largely In- creased their output. A new and up- to-dato rescue station has jufct been established by the provincial govern- ment at Lethbrfdgc. A rescue sta- tion is fitted with appliances for ten men for fire-fighting below the surface. The other provincial rescue station, at Btatrmoro, is fitted up with apparatus for eleven men, t.nd other stations 'will bft established this year in the VMrnoutOTi district. The branch nf HIP Canadian Mining whlrh has been for mod In Alborta, is growing rapidly in mem- bm'shiu and importance. About ono event a law is passi Belgium maintains at public ex- pense a horse shoeing school at which students from all over the country receive ooe lesson each for two years. HOW I ITCHED! Who.t long norvft-va-cHirtg days of the only abBolutely reliable constant what sl5Gpl655 nights remedy, for it washes av.-iy the die- terrible caso germs and leaves the skhi as constant itch, until it seemed that I clear and healthy afl that of a miiat tear off my very If you will come to nor store, we Instant skin cooled, have had Uio agtincy for this rented; soothed and healed! for so many years that wo can tell, The very first drops of U. n. you all about U.DflD. Prescription and Prescription for Eczema stopped that how It cures eczema. awful Itch inslantly; you, the very Or you can get a free trial bottlo' moment D. D. D. touched the burning you all about D.D.D. Prescription and slchi the torture censed." Colhoriio SI.. Toronto. Jackson D.D.D. has boon years 2f Uriisgisls, local agents. ;