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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Common Sense Piano TalK There is nothing nicer for the "home than a good Piano. There are Pianos, and there are good Pianos. When you buy a piano you should know what sort of an instrument you are getting. NVith You can depend upon] an instrument, of the first quality. It's responsive touch. accuracy of tone and durability arc- recommended highly by the best musicians hen you buy a BULL yon buy a piano that cannot be excelled. Come and in- spect the instruments that we have on exhibition at Southard's new store. Butcher Publow EDJIOXTOS CA1.GAHY LKTHBKTDOK TELEPHONE NO: 1 ALL KINDS OF- Fresh and Salt Meats Fish, Poultry, Etc, Last Monday a mooting of the would-be Tuber athletes was held ami a lacrosse ieaui W. L. Hn'millon was chosen honor- ary president: W. A. Aubiu prcsi- d'.'Mt: Carroll, tirst vice presi- dent: Dr. Lang. 2iul vice president: .1. II. Shearer, see-treasurer: S. B. Mitchell, captain: Frank Johnson, Monsoii itcrul, Douglas, Geo. Heinebar, committee. Cup- taiu Mitchell says that when the "Tuber Tigers" are in practice, they can easily down the "Lelh- bridge Saturday, tho Tabor Baseball Giants, met and re-organized, and they will soon be in a condition, to steers in i successfully meet and vanquish the spring any baseball team within 10 miles of Chin Coulee. Friday night the interesting dance given under the aus- pices of the Taber Primary Association, was a very pleasant aE- fair. There was hardly room to shake, the "Light Fantastic toe' successfully as the crowd was too lense. comes from Peace Riven that wheat planted there on 10th of May was ripe and ready to cut on 4th day of August. days from seeding till harvest. Yester- day a Taber citizen of veracity said that wheat, on his; farm last year matured in 00 days from time of sowing till cut, and that the grain averaged 27 bus. per acre. Our sec-treasurer, M. L .Scott, is making another Hying trip to Mountain View in search of a fe- male teacher, as the two depart- ments are over run with pupils. It is necessary to open a third room. From Herald Reprcsentativt- A very pleasant evening was passed at Oddenburg's ranch last were present. S. G. Baird has had cards print- ed at the local news othVe. bearing a cut of his cattle and horse brand. This is an excellent idea as a mnclutr should his brands well advertised in the country. Mr. Baiid find (L Talbot wciv up to the Little How Blackl'out crossing purchasing horses last Thursday G. 11. Dowan contemplates chasing several humhvd head of steers m the ('jmlstnsi disti-ici in plowing u> form a top mulch. This will pivvc.nl the evaporation, and granulate the soil 'to increase ils imvsture holding rapacity, so that nil that will ini-. mediately soak in and stay. Har-j rowing at. ircquunt iniet-vaKs serves the dry blanket or and .prevents any but t he slightest evaporation during' tho summer j season. In tho spring, the crop! should be put in without more cnl-j tivation (ban is incident to drill sowing ami covering, and the sow-! intr should bt> early. It is f.omi'what signilicanl that the givaltsl success in alt'alm grow-1 ing in the province should have! occuretl on ilu' Li'thbndgo land, ''hough the introduction of winter whwit" is of vast, importance, a wheat crop is only good as part of a system of rotation from the stand- 8 RED FEATHER GOODS Head the procession. If yon wish 'a shade boiler and no more expensive, than ordinary brands, ask for Red Feather. We have Tomatoes, Corn, Beans, early -June Peas, Sifted Peas, Peaches, Cherries and Salmon------------------------- Hurry Rogers has gone jary, selling a bunch others J. Swift, who has been staying at S. Whitney's ranch, has left for Macleod. .M r. Swift is contem- f'..l 1 point of the conserving of soil fer- se- Mr. 'NY. H. Fail-child, whose I lioo M t 1M long-sightedness has led him to periment with forage crops in pre- ference to wheat tanning, has been instrumental in somewhat treneral- ulatiii" the purchase of a litter of ly introducing alfalfa in the neigh- _ _ _ i it i i thoroughbred Collies from -Mr. Whitney. Mr .Swift is quite a dog fancier J. Bowser has gone inlo the butcher business at his ranch. He is doing a brisk business with the surrounding farmers. Telephone Y6 Prompt Delivery borhood. Though he is an expert in all matters relating to irrigation and is distinctly partial to that class' of farming, he sees that the SIR-COS'S with dry lands is a .mattei of soil treatment, rather than of absolute'moisture and predicts a satisfactory future to all classes of i farm enterprises in the district. Che Bentlcy go'y, WHOt.ESALK RETAIL Irrigation Farming. From Winnipeg Free Press. The introduction oc irrigation in outhern Alberta.' during the past 'our or rive years, has attracted onsiderable attention and interest, ihe practice on anything but a small scale is comparatively new uul this novelty has concentrated MAGRATH Stocktaking Month Great Bargains in all odd line? of Groceries. Crockery and Glassware, etc. Also a big SLAUGHTER SALE of our stock of Gents' Furnishings, consisting or bums. Underwear. Overalls, Sweaters, Socks, trloves. mitts, etc. These must all go at prices that will sell them THIS MONTH, as we have de- cided to go out of these lines. MAGRATH BEAT US Secured A Hour Mill in Competi- tion With Lethbridge. Prompt shipments made to any part of Alberta SIMMONS BENNETT Banisters LETHURID'GE AND CARDSTOX Lethbridge Office. Southard Block iVorey to Lend on Town and Farm Property C B A., Crown Prosecutor V BEX SETT, B. A. Building Material We csn supply you with Sashes and and Door Frames; Office, Bank and House Fittings. FINISHED LUMBER TURN INGS OFJALL KINDS Clear and common lumber on hand Quotations promptly given on ppplication CRAKBROOK Sash Door Factory CRAIS'BKOOK, B C. BRIGHT and SPARKLING Wtr.es for vhe elaborate batinue.i ni i he simple can be frocn us with :hi certainty ibn the ni'.aiiiv be high the PIONEER MEAT MARKET AT This inarket is equipped to meet trie popular demand of the the district. Oar F-jrftisrn apd UoTiest ic Wir.es are gaihprrt! fjom the best growers cbros-J sins at n- me. nrc a few of ihe uerrs: Im- porlert Cnampacnc, Moe-c anil Chan- dja, Popery Stfc Mafrm's Extrs M. E1ROV Wholesale Dealer In LIQUORS awl CIGARS 'Photic A Ha. From Herald Representative A happy coincident occured last when the members of B J. U. and the All Stars clubs met at the home of Mrs. Fletcher Each held its meeting separate but after the adjournment, the Al Stars were highly entertained and sumptuously banqueted by the B J. Urs. The- schools have organized football club and are at presen playing a series of practise games They hope to be a position soon t challenge outlying settlements fo a friendly game of foot ball. Charles Harris, the well known lawyer of Macleod. was in town yesterday. J. F. Bradshaw is letting con- tract, to have acres of sod ploughed by June 15th. R. W. Bradshaw and F, W. Ivar- ren were the successful bidders in getting the contract to furnish '100 perch of sand stone rock for the grist mill. Excavating is now un- der way. The beet ground is already be- ing prepared by some, for this sea- son's planting. There will be a grand character ball on night. -Last week the business men Magrafch met and organized a local board of trade which has been needed here for some time. It promises to have a good energetic jj j and progressive membership. The Magrath brass band held a reorganisation meeting Tuesday last and are now in good working order for the season. Ammon J. Mercer was elected president for the coming year. The members of tho All Star clnb were agreeably surprised Thursday evening by the members of the IL B. J. U. clnb at the home of Miss Fletcher and a very agree- able evening was spent conjointly by the two clubs. The two clubs have been having some very pleas- ant times this winter. The Raymond Milling Eleva- tor Co., have commenced active operations on the new fiour mill. They are going to erect one here this season. Horses have been in extremely good demand here this winter, and a good many have changed hands. There has also been a decided ac- iivity ir. real estate sales of late, and transfers arc being recorded almost every day, especially is this case with the irrigable lands under tne canal. i The recent spell of extremely mild weather has aroused the farm- (From Raymond Chronicle) At inciting of the directors ot Raymond Mill Elevator Co. last this particular phase i U was decided to build a mill of agricultural work 10 the exclu- at Ihe company has sion of others. The importance o! several acres ot lane1 thenr on tl e mil way track, and the pin pose ib to put'up a building and necessary accessories which will mean an ex- pend it uiv of There was a strong rivalary be- tween Lethbridge and Magrath. but after due consideration it was decided to locate the mill at Ma- the .particular phase of intensive [arming, of which irrigation is a t Lype. is of course, very but; the introduction of artificial water- ing has had the uti'ect of spreading j the impression that irrigation was absolutely necessary in order to secure any kind or a crop. The contrary is the case and it is being demonstrated by succesful practice. Withoutdoubt the great- est centre of developemeut during the past year or two has been south of Calgary, rather than north of it, at suck points as High River, Nanton, Claresholm and Leavings, It has also been active, in Piudier Creek, Macleod and Lethbridge districts. That is it has been along the southern division of the Calgary and Edmonton railway. and along the Nest railway. The turn for the south country has come; and it is here now. The rancher would discredit the count- ry, both, for irrigation and -what is called by contradistinction. "dry but .the success of the settler has dUcrpdiied his prophe- TAKING THE CENSUS Work will be Done in this Province in June. STOVES WE HAVE LEFT A FEW HEATERS AT ROCK BOTTOM PRICES sxccccccscccccscsccccsxcc; THE LEADING PLUMBERS AND STEAMFITTERS ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY GIVEN ON ALL CLASSES OF WORK. JOB- BING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO sies. The term "drj farm hi southern Alberta is rather mislead- ing if it is intended to indicate the need d of getting alou_ moisture. The record of _ over a series of ten years extend- withoat precipi- from 1895 to 1904 for four re- presentative centres in the Terri- tories is as 19.- 29; Calgary. 20.25: Medicine Hat. 19.40: Indian Head, If.96. ;No records are available for Lethbridge, but the precipitation at this point is probably about the same or little above that of Medi- cine Hat. In taking the census of Manitoba. Saskatchewan and Alberta some time in June there will be a depart- ure 'from the plan followed in 1901. The intention is to have the census made by townships in rural districts instead" of taking the number of persons in each polling subdivision as formerly. Each province will be divided into census districts con- tianing about population. At present it car.not be stated how many such districts tliere will be. local commissioner will be ap- pointed, but Archibald Blue, chief census commissioner, and two of his staff will come west and each will have direction of a province Meetings will be held at the various centres for the purpose oi instructing the enumerators, auc when the schedules have been fillec in they will be collected and check- ed over. The Lethbridge Hotel Established W. Henderson, Proprietor The largest and b.-st [equipped hotel in Southern Alberta- HEADQUARTERS FOR COMMERCIAL MEN Round_ st. pocket book containing Five dol- lars reward to person, who will return to D Fraser. or J. Eck- FRED HOFIVINS, PROF, C. B. BOWMAN Real Estate and Insurance Agent MONEY TO LOAN OUrriafe Lkeases OFFICE: FIRE HALL ADD'N West of Tost Office George Rogers LUMBER The OM Reliable Yard North of Freight Shed. Widest Choice Highest Grades Lowest Prices ing spirit and active for the season's work on all sides. preparations ire going on 7j. "W. Jacobs has just received a commission is Justice of the Peace and our minor troubles, can now to without leaving From this it would appear thai, i gtorm at tbe Balks hotel 18 tf. the total precipitation at Calgary is greater than at either Edmonton or Indian and the latter places do not complain of insuffi- cient moisture. Calgary, however, impresses one as being drier and no doubt it is. The heavy black humus soil of the Edmonton country holds its moisture, and the timber or scrub, prevents rapid evaporation. The dry chinooks and untimbered prairie are. both aids to rapid evaporation. Nei ther Indian Head or Edmonton feel the influence of these winds in their characteristic forces, but Leth- bridge, Medicine Hat and Calgary do. It is evident that though the south country appears dry, its average precipitation is sufficient for crop production if the moisture can be conserved. The success cf winter wheat in the Spring Coulee country on the south and Claresholm and High Kiver on the north is resulting in attracting considerable capital to the Lethbridge district immediate- ly between these. Vast tracts ot farming lands are being at present boughfup in Lethbridge country, both under and above the ditch, and the cultivation of all Ian-Is if. unirrigated in this dis- tnct. is a near by prospect. Though the sale of irrigated lands ttus sea- son has not been snrpassed in any Hammond Bros. PHotograpHers To advertise their line and up- Lo-date Portraits, will give Free Sittings To ;vao call THIS MONTH. No Money To Pay at the time of sitting. .If you don't like them -when finish- ed, don't pay for them. HAMMOND BROS. WHRN IN U-TUBklDGB STOP AT'THE BALMORAL HOTEL Neat rombs, fine dining room and best of goods at the bar W. 1-IENDERSuN, PROPRIETOR -FOB----- be attended town. new hardwood floor in the meeting house, is a decided success and good dances are more in vogue than ever. There will be a char- acter ball given on the loth, Valen- tine night, High-Class Confectionery Grapes, Oranges, Apples Fig's and Dates You Must H ave Stoves Tinware (jramtewarc Hardware Nails Oils Paints Glass Etc. And it is no boast when we say our stoves are the best that money can buy. They are. No matter whether it is an 88.00 Stove or a Range you arc sure to got what you want at Agents Cor DeLaval Cream Separ- ators Deering Har- vesting Ma- chinery Jas. Robert- son's Paints Vrooman's Hardware previous season, the _ lands arc moving freely at present. Several thousands of acres have been disposed of since the j ing of the year, and the autumn j rere larger than nny previous i T so-called dry JAPANESE OKANGES ONLY -YARDSAT- James Macdona It Will Pay You To See Our] Stock Before Buying Elsewhere. ARCHITECT Southard Block, Rcdpath Street, j LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. sales were vear. "'The work of dry farming is not a question of doing without water, but of keeping and conserving the j moisture that falls. June break-j ing secures the winter and spring moisture to the soil itself, before it has evaporated, or has been taken up by surface vegetation. Plow- ing should be about six inches deep 'and a double stroke of ihe disc should immediately follow the 80c PER BOX l.FJ.KUY .1. 'Phone OS Opposite P. 0. WALLACE HASELTON Barber Shop and Pool Room _ Best of Cigars, smoking Pipes and Smokers' Sundries AN OLD TIMER -WITH THE- OF LIQUORS AND CIGARS'IN A NEW STAND Just drop into my new quarters and con your- self that I am up-to-date. The cleanest and brightest shop in Southern Alberta. ;