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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHIftfDat, ALtiHTA, TUEIOAY, JANUARY if, Duly Herald by the Daily Herald Printing Co.; Md.. eTeninf )U offlw. Bound St.. Lethbridfe. tl A. BUCHANAK. Di- nd EdIUr. DmUf. one yew. delivered tJ-JJ ill month. dehTered. Ditty, tfcree months, delivered Dftilf. one month, delirered Iteily. one rear, by mil months, by mail three months, by mail Weekly Herald., one year changed often M de- but both new and old Twst SUN FIRE The oldest Insurau.ce Office in the world rOUNUED A.D. 171O Bl-CKM'ENAttY 1010 HOME OFFICE LONDON. ENGLAND C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDGE, AGENT. GET RID OF THE WEED PEST H. .Fairiwld acted us chairman at a larjro {lathering of fanners and thosi- iiiUM-estcd in agricultural pur- cultivator should help to put! this away. This also refers to false I flux, another troublesome weed. These two are able to live all through the winter frost, and should bo cul- tivated early. The stink weed is the worst weed we have in the "West. It comes up very in the spring, and when in small lots should be pulled by this GUELPH'S EXPERIENCE. suits ou Saturday afternoon in Oli- haUl1 aa'! bunUKl> this being the, vi's Hall, at the conclusion of the j "nl-v ;o Wlth il- Sowe farm- j Fair. Mr. Fail-field said kllK'a pest by ectvd area with tar wcre Very at oywrin" i around the aiollC SO th on the entries of last year. As system in Guelph. Out. The reports! ih.-r.- wrtv s.. many present, a good -oif the municipal ventures in that city! opportunity pivs.-nted itself i..i ivnnnd for 1908 bear striking evidence once! the fcirm.-rs of tlu- summer fair, which more of. success in muniapal owner-! br held August 10.. 11 and 1-2. whe-i lu- hop. d that many would "x to 5g its fibrous roots will grow again. ear mustard gets its name shape, of the leaves, which Annual Stock-taking Discount Sale this week Take advan- tage of the Bargains we Offer. The Beiitiey Co, ltd, Kfhclesale and Retail 5 lETHBRIOGE I under impendent j ...xhibi; -rain. mor irrain had v.vr ship as operated commissions of sound business '-non The year 1908 was on the j ijl'''li :i SLl1 lowest tax rate of any city in Can-; ada, 14 mills, and the J-.r.nl ropt-ris1' will showr the city to have a 1 Balance i on. hand of contingent fund and gen-, e'ral accounts 'of S8.129.27. which! does not include a sum of the amount of the bonuses on the city j debentures disposed 01" during the- year. j And this is not by any tneaas thei limit. -The profits from the different! departments under civic control arej increasing trom year to year, and the! rate for next year may be even lower. Mayor Newstead forsees the day j when the rate will reach ten iuUls.; will be almost entirely to! sinking funds for debentures; the operating expenses of thej bration are up entirely of j evenues from the different del-art-1 tS. je most important of There had always :1? fifiiey of wheat, i.-ats. and uok exhibited at th-.- Sum- but very little threshed b-.vn given a place, and very anxious to see the so he hoped that those who had mad-.- entries in tin- Se.t'1 Fair, and many who had would send samples to T.IU- Summer Fair. The i-f the Kxperiuieiital Farm nad largely on tht- line of grain j but th-.-re had been another! very intert'Sting a.nd useful work go- inu on in the raising of tree seed- ling.-, "lie-sides many ornamental shrubs, parcels "f seedling tnv? can bv obtained, consisting of Manitoba mapiv. ash. elm, cotton, kargana (a hedge These could obtain- ed by making application to the farm A parcel of 5 ibs. of best seed wheat will forwarded by mail to any askiii- for same. This would s-.i'.v only a small patch, but arrange- j menis iiud been .-ai; obtain four the ear! the ball or pointed like a hare. This plant, like tansy mustard, should bo strin-! '.vutiy dirali witli, as it i? very proli-j plentifully found in! Those belong to the! seeds are carried by j t1 only season to deal i 'hen the plants are j hav time to I Hayr Transfer Co and one which promises to 'bt-j -anut.i- c-ai; obtain four bushels of more important from year tojt-nj? al 'a or for ir is the Guelph .Junction. Railway j two bush vis. lt with the assistance of the city: A Baiuit-r was also penty years ago -to connect with the j a'nil wouy us h Three line of the C.r.R. at Guelph Function. For many years this wasj CO11M also bo obiain- ana of the city's white elephants, but eu. t.-ach Iwithia the past few years it has be-; !U le a. paying investment, and the, Fjm come, first s0fds in u year on ihoir rais-j of destruction, and in two years' individual seed can send an-; >.'thfr million and a half. Win-! whi'at crop is a remedy. Russian is a very j harmful looking weed, but if not ap- i [x-arinir in a large quantity enough; IM eh'ike the crop should not cause j alarm, but decided steps should be! taken to --radicate it. as it is a very! fast- grower. South Dakota was cov-) eyed with this weed, but a. year or s'-- ago a change in. the atmosphere j AT layrBrosJardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 The largest and best stcck of Lumber Building Material in Southern Alberta Wood Fibre Plaster Exsliaw Cement ALWAYS IN STOCK Yards tit Lethbridge. New Dayton. Magrath 1 he South Alberta lumber Co. Ltd. orner tor FonI Phone 225 0. Box 654 50 HEAD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings To be Seen at City Market YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. PROFESSIONAL CARDS CANADIAN TV PACIFIC Western Excursions Single Fare Plus for the Round Trip From ail stations in Ontario, Arthur arid west, Manitoba, i katchcwan and Alberta to II been -reduced under civic manage- there was no system ol rota- tion here-. In thf year 1905 there was lost to farmer? a sum of 20 mil- lions of dollars through weeds. This jnent.. from to the flat dollar! year 3 per cent, of the graiu re- rate and yet the profits to the cltyjjeeied on account of weed seeds bein will not deteriorate and a sum in the present. In some places the: land, neighborhood of fifteen thousand, previously valued, at is now for lars is promised. This department j sale at some he knew of that a was taken over by the city at a cost! few years ago could be valued at of about and debentures can now be purchased for on amounting to have since been{ account weeds! This sort of thing added, but the profits to the city are net after making: allowances for the sinkmg fund. Aeother civic department which need not be, because weeds can be es-adicaifd if after in an intelli- gent manner. Weeds are divided intc three clsi-ses. Annuals, which is. -Tint SUdl a. but! take one year to complete growth. Bi- may be mentioned one or two more Canada Thistle, Blue Lettuce. Dock. characteristic t'. be found with th- Canada Thistle not peculiar to the others, Ls that it .STOWS on the banks of the irrigation ditches, where ii is difficult to get at. But it must I be got after, for it grows to such am extent thnt in a season or two it mil I covf-r the whole locality. Winter wheat, and .early, riet-p and constant! harrowing, will soon kill all this bunch of weeds, so long as they are dealt with before the bloom conies. from dry to very damp killed it near- j ly all. There-fore by means; of irrigation will act .-is an antidote; tiiis wt-ed. Winter wheat being i tho crop to grow in inoculated j fields. j Bur, a .small flowering weed i like heather and the IV.-'.-M wny to rid fields of this is by summer fallow. But this must lit- donr bofort: the weed matures, be- fore end of June. Prairie or Sow Thistle is a hard foe to right. It is like a dandelion in K-af ;tnd yellow flower, but instead of the single head of the dandelion three or four caputs are sent forth o-i one stalk. In this catalogue there Everything in season served tastily at I Hie Coaldale Restaurant f Coaldale Block Western Canada Stock Co. Ltd. Dealers in Stocks, Bonds and Mortgages FINANCIAL AGENTS FOR A ustin-Man hatia 11 Con so- lidated Mining Co., Austin. Xev. Capita! And other large corporations Lethbridge Agency J. ACTON P.O. Box 294 Office in Chinese Store, Ford Street, beside Palace Livery Port Sas- ana WESTMINSTER Also to VALLtY and KOO7ENAY POINTS Tickets on sale December 1, 2, 3, 17, IS, 1'J, 1908. January 4, 5, 6, 21, 23 and 24, 1909, good to return within three months. OR. W. 8. iurgton, HOURS: Before 9 a.m.. 8-3; 7-8 p.ni Office 914 Kedpath St. Phone M DR. 0. J. COURTICE Giaduute of Northweatern Coiver sity. Chicago. III. to 12; I to Q. Rooms I and 2, Macdonald Block DOCTORS MEWBURN DEANE Redpath Street HOURS: Before a a.m. 2-3; 7-8 p.m. DR. A. McNALLY, Office and Rooms Stafford Block Office Hours: 11-13; 1-3; 7-8.30 Phone Night and Day 277 D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., C.M., Specialist, Eye. ICar, Nose, and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Office a.m., 2-5 p.m., "-S p.m. DR. J. E. LOVER Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1, o to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night.. 342. ADD I SON SON Funera' Directors and 321 Crahb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone 1CS SSI the subject would be ed regardin answered. Mr. Fan-field, on behalf of the as- sembled farmers and Agricultural As- sociation, then thanked Mr. Hender- son for his interesting and instructive talk, to supplement which the meet- ing broke out into well merited ap- plause. Th iKhe and slad Department ot Agriculture pub- a bulletin dealing with this kindred subjects, and will be to furnish free, on receipt, of card, this useful book. CARDSTON Cnrdston, Jan. R. W. Brad shaw. of -Vlagrath, was in town yes- terday buying cattle. While here he made arrangements with J. W. Kearl, If not too bad a solution of salt brineJEsq., to purchase cattle for him.'Mr. will kill, applied just before rain. Bradshaw has become noted in these parts as the owner of the "Kosedale" Farm and his selling of Percberon horses. The Aetna The Loco Weed (Oxytropis Lam- if not killed at once threat- :is to inundate the province. This u weed lookincr like a common h, which grows ii thtr open places, have sold their plant and real e Creamery Co.. I-td., which is very gratifying in its annuals, which lake two years; and harrowing be-! to Messrs. McHendry Garner. The the ra.dial railway department, for through, it- the city own the road and have -control of their own streets with full powers in case of extension line. This department was at first a losing one, but under commis- sion, management, is now producing about a year for the city. The capital stock of the rpad is "fully controlled by the corporation. ls, which come every year. and from year to year, growth ]10W im: a ad springing from the' fore the period of development, sum paid for this excellent creamery root. No matter how the root is chop- ped f-ach fibre of root will develop The wild oat is the greatest pest amongst the annuals, as it is very difficult to handle, mingling as it- doe? with the 'other grain, but sum- mer fallowing and the constant use OUR POINT OF VIEW. -Lethbridge should adopt the com- mission system of operating its pub- lic utilities right away. Mr. Grace has to say about the natural gas prospects for this city is worth serious consideration. Bow Island has Medicine Hat beat- en on the natural gas proposition. There is ho reason why LethbrJdge should not in time make as big a success of its itmnicipal undertakings as Guelph, Ont. John W. Kern, of Indiana, is very very unlucky. He failed to be elect- ed vice president of the United States and now when the state has a Demo- cratic senator to elect he is beaten in .caucus hy B. F. Shivoly, of South Bend. .There is always room at the top. j W. C. Brown, who started in the rail! rbad business as a section man, has been elected president of the New York Central. BOND CAN'T GO. St. John's, Nfld., Ja.n. Robt. Bond. Premier of Newfoundland, has abandoned his proposed visit to Washington for a conference with the British Ambassador, Right Hon. James Bryce, and. Secretary of State iRoot, en the fisheries question, but he will be represented at the confer- ence by Attorney-General Keut, The latter-left here tonight for Washing- ton. McMhur's Wall Papers Ire The Best The life of Jas. Robertson D. D., by Ralph Cocuvi'. has carried. In so f ar as know THIS followed the Washington they found a ____ .._.., _... rever, has a natural could not be leaiaieti, but it was a enemy in a fungi parasite, -which ex- j fair price we are told. Mr. Garner is.ts wholly upon its sap, forming a j is an experienced creamery man and place for ius rank growth upon tLejwill run the creamery hereafter. It veins of the leaves. i is also hintefl that they will erect an- At the close of the lecture all other creamery in the near future, ent were invited to isspect more rain-! Patriarch .John Woolf returned to utely the various specimens that the Carhston yesterday, surprising his lecturer had with him mounted on j best of friends, who. thought hw would pasteboard, when nny questions be here until spring. Robertson tactics of every time hatchet in his jeans. TIE WMEIi The Arrow Lake Orchards This company owns 7000 acres of carefully selected Fruit Land situated in the most favorable location for fruit growing in BRITISH COLUMBIA. These lands are beautifully situated on the Arrow Lakes where Irrigation is not Required If you were offered a home situated on the shores of a beautiful lake or stream, amidst what is acknowledged to be the finest scenery in the world; where bear, deer, goat, grouse and trout abound; where the climate is exceptionally fine and where boating of all-kinds may be enjoyed; with the Canadian Pacific boat service passing your door twice every day winter and summer; with guaranteed returns from your laud sufficient to ensure you a comfortable living, and with property increasing iu value at the rate of 25 per cent per year All for or Payable in 4 WOULD YOU INVEST If so drop a line to M. FREEMAN, Gen'l Agent Tke Irrof Lake Orchards, Letkbritfge, Mberti, Cmif a And you will receive full particulars Reference........Union Bank of Canada, Lethbridge Satisfy' the cold weather appetite at THE HUB LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORT- HAND Building. Day and Evening Classes. Terms on application. j. E. MCGREGOR, Court Stenographer. Dec. 16-1 in A New Store On Ford Street Carrying Groceries. Chinese and Japanese Fancy Goods, Chinese Fire Crackers, Preserved Ginger, Chinese New Year's Candy Is Now Open JOHANNES H. MACMILLAN, Pupil of Henri Verbruggen, of Rome, Italy; Cart Simins, of Berlin, Ger- many. HIGH-CLASS SCOTCH MUSIC A SPECIALTY. Open for recitals, banquets, concerts, etc. For terms apply Royal Col- lieries, Lethbridge. W. M. DODD, ARCHITECT Calgary, Lethbridge Specialist in Fireproofiug, Sanita- tion- Heating and Ventilation. Ernest E. Carver M.B.A.A., M.R.A., A.A.I.C Etc Manager Lethbridge Office Bryan Block JIM JACK., Manager OPPOSITE PALACE LIVERY Hon. A. B. Aylesworth left for Washington yesterday to counsel with the Government in regard to the treaties pending between Canada and the United States. BEFORE RETIRING a bottle of Alberta's Pride beer is a guarantee of a pood night's slumber. It is soothing, and is both meat and drink, and to the fastidious palate is a delight. We bottle the best Lager beer send it to your order by the case, as well as all kinds of carbon- ated waters, ginger ale, beer, and lemon and cream sodas, Tronbrew, etc LETHBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY, Ltd BROAD AND WATTS, Builders and Contractors. Estimates free. Eepairs and altera- tions at the shortest notice Stair work a specialty. 10-26. Lethbridge, Alta. W. R. BROWN Varnishing Household Furniture. All classes of Signs painted. Carriage Painter House Painter Paper Hanger Wood finisher, etc. Phone Argyle L. M. JOHNST-ONE Barrister and Stlicitoi o a.-ikiniDf Onion Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd Ail Standnrd Stocks Handled HEAD B. C WhobMfe Liquor Mwxhtm 50 P.O. IM 87 MADAM (Orchestral Piani'U1) i'eadier of pianoforte, argan atn.1 >ice ptO'J'jcJion. Visjirf or receives pupils, prepara- tory or advanced. Coaching for exerts. Howard House, OaK-b Street. MR. ERNEST F. LAYTON, Violinist, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, Loudou, Kng.. a in! of Frank K. Biachford, Toronto, :s open for a limited number ot Pupils. Al.so for Concerts, At Homes. Banquets, etc. Terms on application. Phone 212. MR. ALBERT ELY Pupil of Dr. Brlggs, M. A.. Singing and V'jice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., F.K C.O., L.R.A.M., Organ and Theory. Voice Cuiture, Pipe Organ, Piano, Harmony and Theory, Song Singing Open for Concerts, Banquefe, fie- citals, Etc. Te'rnis on Application. Box Uthbridge, Alta. HAMILTON YOUNG KNGINEERS AND SURVEYORS Room Block. C.F.P.Conybeare, 8. Morton K.C., D.C.L. B.C.L. CONYBEARE JONES BARRISTERS, SOLITITOBB. ETC. Offices: Conyboare Block, Lethbridge, W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc Bloclc. F. ARCHITECT Soom 9 Block. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridge, Alta. tht Lethbridge Lodge (39) A. F. A. M., G. R. A, Kt-galar meeting the Thuraday of each mouth in Masonic Hall, P. O. Block, at 8 p.iu Visiting brethrrn will always receive, a hearty welcome. A.C.MES8ER, G.V.STOKKEY, W. M. Secretary, P. 0. Box 537 Meets 1st and .'ini Mondays in K. of P Hall at s o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially iavited. u. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-ly GUS NEIDIG, W.S. 36 LCTH BRIDGE LOUut C. B. P. O. E. on the second and fourth Tues- day of oacl) month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARMAN. M. SHIEST. E R. Secretary LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293, Meet in the Knights of Pythias Hall every first and third Thursday in the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply W. J. Wade, Fret! T. Robins, W. President. See., Box 57. ;