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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 the Lethbridge Daily Herald, Friday, February THE BUCKEYE VOL.1 ALTA., FEBRUARY 5 1910 No. 35 BUCKEYE PUFFS A Toronto paper, says: 'If the list of high priced eatables io be boycot- ted, keep on Increasing there'l be nothing left to eat but cracked ice and snowballs." Very good lor Ontario and the cold countries but what will Sunny AJberta a toothpick in vour face and smoke Buckeyes. Here's betting four hits that Shorty will tell his friends that he didn't poes for the Buckeye blame hm for saying it. Lonuquist of Spokane says there are two things he likes about above lots and Buck- eyes. Jim Durkin please note. The Question of the Buclceyo advertise on the clocks? Ask the man. After closing up the Post Offices on Sunday, the latest move of the L. IX Alliance Bunch is "to petition iho news papers to cease publishing tho BUCKEYE ads. on Saturday as the advertising is conducive to much com- petition on the Sunday following." The only inference we can draw from this plea, is that a BUCKEYE will dem- onstrate the heavenly bliss ,'u a man uer quite too striking. (Oh Bones (telling the the evening wore did eh? What did It if you must know, believe it was the close of a sum- mer's day." BUCKEYE Insurance Policy insures you against frowns, grouches and soreheadedness. Rate lOc. per policy. Agents everywhere. M -f -f 1" An Authority Says: "Beer Is made from pure water and selected materials high in their percentage of nutritious elements. It does not contain caffeine as does coffee, nor tannic acid which is peculiar to tea. "Beer has always been regarded not only as a popular beverage, pleasing to the taste and refreshing, but as a health-giving food. "One quart of beer contains one-tenth to one-fifth pound of dry substances, consisting of albumen, nutritious salts and extract of malt." NEW CUSTOMS OFFICES Mounted Police Report Speaks Satisfactorily FOR THE PROSPERITY AND GOOD .BEHAVIOR OF THE DISTRICT- DECREASE IN CRIME The report of Superintendent Wil- {son of "K" division, II. N. W. M. P., has been published in the an- nual report ot the mounted police, (contains some interesting infarmotion and well for the progress and (general condition of the Lethbridge I district. i The. report of the guard room for {the eleven months ending Sept. 30, I showed 340 prisoners received land on Oct. 31. U-OS, in ;the cells 33 prisoners, making a total [of 373. j The strength of the detachment is ;4S men of all ranks and 53 horses. Twenty of the niea are stationed at Lethbridge. Following are extracts from Supt. Wilson's report dealing with general comment on the condition of the dis- trict: General State of District "The district generally has enjoyed a most prosperous year. The crops have been excellent. In the Leth- bridge district a portion of the fall wheat, was winter killed, but most of itnis was ploughed and re-seeded with (spring wheat. The crops from Taber (east to the Saskatchewan boundary lare the best ever raised. Stock of all kinds came through the winter practically without loss, and the ship-" ments of cattle this fall are said to be as fine as ever left the province. Horses have been in great demand and .prices very high. It is estimated that about horses have been Farqukarson Boisjoli Contractors for Cedar Fence Posts, Telegraph Poles, Mine Props and Timbers, Railroad and Mine Ties P.O. Box 304 Fernie, B. C. THE SUN TYPEWRITER Visible Writing Heavy Manifolding Perfect Work Extreme Speed We arc also Agents for the Victor Safe and Lock Co., o.f Cincinnati, Ohio. Get our prices on safes and save money. The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co. Are offering for Sale the Cheapest Lots on the Market Opened in [snipped out of Medicine Hat during ithe season. The day of the rancher is about over; he is being rapidly crowded out by the settler, and thou- of Police Goes to Irel mid he Ford St. Agency P. 0. Box 96 Lethbridge, Fernie, Feb. offices of G.G. Henderson and Wm. Keay. customs! and inland revenue collectors for this port, were moved into their new quar- Drink PHONE NO. 554. GET THE BEST ALBERTA'S PRIDE ters in the new Dominion post office, now nearly com-ia ?ood class' are at any rate Beer The Lethbridge Brewing Malting Co., Ltd. -f -f sands upon thousands of acres hither- to considered fit for grazing, are pro- ducing from 30 to 40 bushels per acre or Alberta Red. The immigration into this district has more than doubled that of last year and the people appear to be of ana customs buildin pleted, today. These offices .are on greatly pleased with their prospects. the second floor of the fine are .springing up well i throughout the district. Coaldaie, Taber, Grassy Lake, Burdett and Bow Island are the largest of The towns on the Crow line between here and and are most commodious, bein adapted for the use intended. The ground floor, which is to be entirely occupied by the post office, will not be ready for use for several weeks yet, as the fixtures, which have beenjraPid Progress ordered from Berlin, are not expected for some time yet. Major Langton, official auditor for the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., arriv- Medicine Hat. They have made very On the A. Kl I. Co.'s railway to the south the principal places are Stirling, New Dayton, Warner, Milk River and Coutts. Great improvement CANADA THE CENTRE OF BRITISH EMPIRE Fifty Years Will See This Great Change is Prophecy of Arch- bishop of York London, Feb. Archbishop of York, speaking at Sheffield on behalf of the Colonial and Continental Church Society, referred to the position of the Church in Canada as the onu problem -which more than any other would test PROFESSORSHIP OF POLITICS the faith and loyalty of Phurca of England. The problem would be tc win Canada for God. Canada in fifty or sixty wouW be the centre of the British Empire If this existed so long. The question was: "Is this great nation to have re- ligion? If so, what is that religion to be? Other religious bodies are making serious and determined efforts to an- swer that question." The Church of Rome, he said, whose energy should command admiration was buying church sites all over Can ada. dists, working with wonderful zeal China Selects an Aberdeen University Graduate for the Chair in Pekin University Toronto, Feb. H. C. F. Fin- layson, M.A., has been appointed, on the recommendation of the Univer- sity of London, Professor of Political Economic Science in the newly- estaolished Imperial University of Pekin. This is the first professorship ot politics in China. Mr. Finlayson is a graduate of Aberdeen University, where he took final honors in the Modern Languages Schools. After studying at the Universities of Nar- burg, Strasburg and Paris, he returned to London and took a post-graduate course at the London- School of Econ- omics and Political Science. He will leave for China soon. ed in town this morning from To- can be noliced ia these places and'a time in auditing the books of the com- pany, preparatory to making his an- nual report to be submitted at the annual meeting of the directors in Toronto. Robert Clarke, our efficient chief of police, is leaving this evening for Ireland, whither he has been called by the sickness of his aged mother. Constable R. Bowen will have'' charge of the force during the absence 9f his chief. SETTLERS FOR ALBERTA i A large-influx 01 settlers for Alberta will proceed from the state of.Michi- gan, during the coming summer, ac- cording to J. McKay who is special publicity agent for the provin cial government in that state, and who wrote to Hon. Duncan Marshall, Min- to this effect, large amount of wheat is now being shipped out on the Cardston branch Raymond, Magrath and Spring Coulee have improved greatly, but I should say the greatest change has been in the country to the north up to the Bow river. The whole district, which two years ago, was almost void o settlement, is now as thickly settled I as most of the older parts of the pro- vince along 'the railways. Most ex cellent crops have''been raised in thi part and it is expected that as much grain will come out of this norther i section as from the south, j rihe two largest places in the di riot are Medicine Hat and Lethbridg The latter's growth has been phen New York, Feb. fifteen pet tfaat a After Rome came the kept by Miss Teresa Muivey, 63 years old, gave the alarm of fire to- 60 old. force and faith, and then also the Pres-jjay which probably saved the life of byterians. ,The national church cairn- j1er Sjster. Margaret, in as a bad fourth. Not only was it diappoJnttng in strength numerically, but it was showing few signs of force. enthusiasm or. vigor. It Dccsn't. Matter You Whether Eat to Live years Miss Teresa herself was so badly j burned that she will die. j Four of the cats were suffocated. Tne fire was in the kitchen where; the cats lived. Their howling awoke tnc sisters and Miss Teresa was fa-' tally burned in trying to rescue her pets. Her sister jumped to the hall- in time to escape the fatal burst i of flames. The prompt alarm brought i firemen 0'iickly and prevented heavy damage to the building. GEO. TAYLOR Florist GREENHOUSES-650, BartleLt Street, Phone 675 STORE--405, Ford Street, Phoae 561 P. O. Box 1353 EACH Situated North of Track Hie Isrta Railway and Irrigation CD. Fresli Cut Flowers and Plants for AH Occasions LETHBRIDGE. Place Your Orders for Free Delivery to all parts of the city oraenal. The building permits for months exceeds one million dollars, and the population something over :en thousand. Medicine Hat has prospered greatly owing to the magnificent crop in its ast week. Mr. Dickson is making his headquar-.ers in Detroit, but is travelling hrough the entire state, distributing iterature and information on the possibilities of the province. He will spend several months at the work. He states that a large number of well-to-do farmers in that state are preparing to give up their farms and come to Alberts to take up land, and enter farming on a large The C. P. R. bridge over the Selly river has been completed and trains are now crossing. The track has been laid to the Old Man river and upon the completion of the bridge over this river the old route to Macleod will be abandoned. The new line to Calgary north has been graded almost to Carmangay, a spur from this line has been completed into Diamond City, where a own is rapidly growing. Several racts of country were thrown open or settlement this summer, and for wo days before the opening of the and office, crowds gathered in front of the building waiting the chance for entry. Owing to disturbances, at the request of -the land agent, I supplied men to maintain order. One of the best evidences of the prosperity o: the country is the opening of so manj branch banks throughout the district Crime I am pleased to report the absence of serious crime in this district which speaks well for the class of coming into this section of the pro vince. The number of cases entered for the eleven months is 590 as against 677 for the year ending October 31, 190S. This would show a small decrease. Indians We have about the usual number of offences against the Indian Act. WITH. JUS. Satisfaction Orua ran teed PHONE 289 COAL Lump on tht- 14.25 per ton Nut coal, 53.00. delivcrftd. Address postcard to New Barnes Mine, Royal View F. WAODiNGTON Phone, 26! City Agtnt. Horses for Sale (I Live to Eat THE City Bakery Can Fill the Bill. Everything You Get-Here Pleases the Palate Enriches the Blood If we haven't anything you want we'll make it if ordered. We always get. there in time for supper. TO ALLOW FOREIGNERS TO OWN LAND Victoria, Feb. 3. Japanese Consul JYada has been advised unofficially from Japan that the ownership of land by foreigners will make a feature o' t.he forthcoming revision of treaties tc be completed in Heretofore for- eigners have had land only under per- petual lease system in the settlements or names of Japanese. i 02 1 FOUR" TREASURER WAS NOT SHORT i Cincinnati, Feb. Comstock has succeeded Charles L. War- iriner as local treasurer of the Big Four railway, wiien seen this after- noon declared that it was not true that he was short when he i left the road's employment. was not short or any other amount with the Big he said. Robinson Morden FAMILY GROCERS APPLES AH kinds No- 1 stock' APPLES AU kiuds' No- 2 St9ck- Per box 31 HA POTATOES. B. C. Pcr Cwu -S2.00 TURXIPS, CARROTS, PARSNIPS AND BEETS 8 25c ORANGES per dozen 30c, 35c and 40c LEMONS Per do'en BUTTER Xa BUTTER Creamery' PCT 1b We carry a full jline of RD. OATS, WHEAT, BRAN. SHORTS, OATS. which are softf at lowest prices. Highest prices; paid for BUTTER and EGGS. G. N. McLean General Teaming J JUST ARRIVED twenty head of young work horses, 1250 to 1450 ia all broken. J. F. Rodgers Phone 1089 Coal must be paid for ou delivery T i J, T T Dairy' 2 lbs- for 30c 65c ROBINSON MORDEN Phone 13B6 North Lethbridge The Indians in .this southern district make Macleod their place of busi- ness, consequently we are not both- ered with many at any 4lme except at the fair, when between five and six hundred come into camp here, re- R'.aining for about a week, the Indian parade being one of the greatest draw- ing cards at the fair. I am convinced that the attendance of these people for exhibition purposes at races and fairs, when they are dressed in all their old-time costumes, unsettles It is at this time that the charges of drunkenness are brought. 1 to keep a constant'control these camps night and day. I am of! rhe opinion that pome of the new j who are now so anxious to! see the Indian in his paint and feath-i ers, would be anxious to see them i kept on the reserve if it were not for! this police patrol. A general strike in the mines of this district went into effect on April 2 1009, and was not settled until the 438 ;