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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY; JULY i, ion THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE SECRETARY MM Conditions Not So Bad as Some Reports Would Indicate He Declares The south country is not anywiiere Hear as badly off as.has been reported according to Secretary Firiley of the Associate Hoards of Trade, who re- turned yesterday trii) to Sweet Gi'ass. where he accompanied Joseph JIacrtonald for the Fourth of July cel- ebration of the residents along the boundary." "There arc signs of Jt having: been very dry in many places, but there w.Hl be a fairly good crop in most of the districts south said .Mr. Finley, "There are fine fields of grain, around New Dayton, Warner and Milk River, and particularly east -.of Milk Hlver, and there has heen lots of rain throughout the homestead .country, along Uie Saskatchewan bor- der. South of Milk River., there is not likely to be a very large amount of grain harvested; iu fact, about all that i will be obtainable will be some feed. JThis is.the condition all around Coutts ,'and over Into-Montana. They have eeeu it raining many days miles a'way, but have had only a' small shower or two. But they got the usual Fourth of July shower Saturday afternoon, and it was a dandy, continuing through most of the night. This will assure them a good feed crop, and some of them will get their seed money back. Around AVaraer to the east there has been lots of rain and the crops are looking good, and-just east of New Dayton' there are fields that look like what is usually called a 25-busheI crop.' But they -will need more rain yet to make it in lots of these "One cf th.3 most gratifying reports I heard all along was that the home- steaders wore coming into: their own tills fall, for the entire homestead country, east of the Gontts line lias had, Jots of rain, and the crops are re- ported excellent. "There is market! Increase, in tho quantity of potatoes In this year over last year in the country between hern and Coutts, but there will be need for all of them for the local markets. Poultry, too, is getting more atten- tion and every farmer has a good lot of chickens this summer, and will have a good income from them 'when marketed this fall and winter. Turk- eys are not as plentiful as a year ago, while ducks are very scarce. Egg? are not aa .plentiful all along the Hue as they have and are likely to command a higher price in the mar- kets shortly, in fact, they are going up a little every week now, I made arangements. for the ship- ment to the Lethbridge public market of a large quantity of choice nutter and fresh eggs regularly throughout the summer and the people of the south country are already be- ginning to. appreciate the advantage this market will be to them. It will. ie but a short time before they will have the time-to come into market; themselves, instead of sending their products, and there are some forming co-operative marketing associations, so that each member takes a turn at going to market and selling the pro- ducts of the ones in the association. Tfols should be adopted everywhere, as it 'will have a tendency to Interest more farmers to-supply the market and satisfy the consumers they are getting their produce direct from the 'anriers." HE-SPOT FDR Oil Campany Working Quietly in the Lunclbrek Field- Derrick Erected Travers, Alia., .July was a shock to the people here to learn that :'ffcm. .Turner lost.- life in the Hill- crest mine. His brother "Will also lost liis life. These people bad-been gone 'from here for a year and a-half. The C.P.R. agent sold twenty-five Hots here. Mr. Arnot, the local agent; flias sold two .Air. Roads, from near Champion, just completed a 'well for Mr. Van- >liornc, getting plenty of water at 11.5 ;luet. He Is now drilling for Mr. Erick- son. Most of the farmers have started 'freaking since the recent rains. George Taylor's house burned down Sunday morning. He had started ithe fire and Mrs. Taylor had gone out 'to feed the chickens. The oldest child came out, carrying the baby, say- ing the house was on fire. They were to save anything, and forty dollars in money was burned, too. i They live about ten miles north of town. _ Jerry Rjcketts returned Friday from the north, having purchased 160 acres, and leased the rest of the sec- tion, with plenty- of -water and trees on it. They -will live between EI- mora and-Huxley; Alta., on the G. T. P, railroad. On our own- .elevator they have started cribbing now, and part of the lumber is here for the bell vie eleva- tor. Mr. Reynolds has put up a small harness shop on Main street. ULSTER WILL NOT COME IN AT POINT OF BAYONET London, July 'Edward Car- son, the Ulster Unionist leader, ad- dressing a gathering of Unionists in South London tonight, declared that- "Ulster would reject fcny proposals made by the government, placing a time limit of "any wt on her ei'clu- Gloii from Home.Rule. "If ever we go into the Irish Parlia- iie said, "we shall go in not at the point of the bayonet but of our iwn free will." Luhdbrcck; July 0. Whatever may lie the result of their enterprise, no one can accused the people with noisin, themselves abroad, iu their endeavor to strike oil.' The same conservative siicnct1, which has prevailed from the very start of their operations, has caused a great deal of speculation as to the company's intentions, and mure than one. expression of surprise was heard during the last few days, set1, a large and businesslike der- rick fully erected cci the site for their first, well, situated on Sec. 4, Tp. 8, R. 2, W. a. Several carloads of i chinery, too, wended their way to the scene of operations, and by what can he learned, it will only, lie a week or so before the second derrick is completed. 'Already the activities of this com- pany have caused more than a pass- ing flurry in leases, as a large deal in township f> was consummated on Saturday last, at a fancy price per acre. It is with a lot of difficulty one has to learn of the Faber people's doings, but it can be stated on good au- thority, that the drill will make its way in the early part 01 this week, to that part of the earth, which may mean riches for the lucky ones. By the amount of money the syndicate ate spending, they must feel fairly sanguine as to the ultimate outcome of their enterprise, as UK? machinery alone, must have caused a large de- (crease in their bank account. This, with the rest' of the mater- their operation, can only cause one to hope that their virtue may have its reward, and that gushers will spring up, where now, only sites can be seen. .ELECTION A- HOLIDAY? Ottawa, Ont., July el- ection day.should be a-public holiday or the hours of voting be extended from five to seven- or even eight o'- clock in the evening, is one of the pro- blems upon.which counsel Svill be tak- en by the government during the re- cess, for it is intended next session to introduce and pass legislation amend- ing both the and Controvert- ed Elections acts. CLARK-rGET.S "OUT .F.B.OM UNDER EHmouton, July "Joe" Clark has shifted the responsibility for moral conditions in1 Edmonton.on to -the shoulders of Mayor McNamara and Commissioner Booth. He said he was not in favor of a segregated district. The Head Nurse Says: "It is in time of sickness that clean blood and right living show their value" One can begin to-day to make. clean blood and build healthy, body and proper food will do it All of the essential body and brain- building elements are found in Grape-Nuts and cream Grape-Nuts food is made froth whole wheat and malted barley. It 'all, the nutrimnnt of the grain, including the mineral elements (phosphate of potash, that are so necessary to health These elements stored under the outer coat of the wheat and barley are all retained v in mnking'Grape-Nuts A food for body and di- gested and. appetizing "There's.a Reason" by Grocers everywhere, Canadian Prisluni Cereal.Co., Windsor, Ont. HILL'S This is our annual clearing up time, a time when we cut every article in the house, a time when odd lines are sacrificed at half price, and Remnants are sold at your own price. We have made every effort to give at this our Clearing Sale such values and such choice that our store should be packed. Come and see for yourself. A Flurry in Corsets Tliis lol is made up ,oi' odds from our season's selling and arc worth from to Look (licni tt j Ladies' and Misses' Silk Dresses Styles new and tasty in stripe and plain; sizes from 10 to 30, anil were prieed up to Our Clear- Cg 7g jug price for your pick Ladies' Silk Dresses Plain and Brocade, sizes 86 to 42, worth QO up to for this our clearing sale Ladies' House Dresses Sizes 16 to 4-1. Clearing this sale C 1 Cfl Ladies' Voile and Muslin Dresses Insthis line we have some of the choicest goods ever shbwri'-'iii 'the city. We have divided dozens of them into First Lot will lie cleared at ffil -JE Second Lot to be.cleared at. Lot QQ Look through these Dresses and make do the work of Children's Gingham Dresses A clearing line of 5 dozen, sizes 2 to 4 years For this sale only, each......................... Misses Print, Gingham and Drill Dresses Sizes 14 to 20. For this sale only, clearing. .C1 pg over. Your choice for Job line also, clearing 50c Ladies' White Waists All this season's goods, in Muslins and Voiles, low and high neck. Worth up to Clearing while they "Jfin last UW Something in Shoe Department 60 pair Ladies' Shoes, sizes from 3 to only. This lot is very special and values in regular way range C1 "7R from to Our clearing 75c and...ggQ Special in Boys' Summer Suits Just to hand from one of New York's best makers, and just the thing for this weather, in sizes from 3 to CO QQ 8 yrs., stripe plain Galatea, clearing at Big Drive in Clothing Department We are offering special discount ou.every suit in the house for this sale. We have picked out 60 suits ranging in price from to and will give you SO choice and lit Our Clearing Sale extends to every Department in the house and a visit to our Furniture and House Furnishing Department and to our display of Quids' Carriages and Go Carts is one of the great sights of the city. We extend a hearty invitation to all Fair Visitors. E J. HILL COMPANY FORMER CHIEF OF CITY POLICE UNDER.ARREST Cranbroolc, B.C., July was it busy'day with Uie locft'. police force. Kx-Cliief of Police Cory Dow wag arrested on a warrant sworn out by his'.wife charging, non-support. On arriving at tlm nnlicn station bail was granted In three sureties, one of and. two each of The case will lie .before Magistrate Arnold on Mon- day .afternoon. In- the evening home ten Chinamen marched down to police -bend- quarters, they having been Bought gambling. Beads, money, and oilier accessories were taken in by the Another Ciiinaman 'was procured; for opium smoking. His -opium outfit is now resting comfortably at the chief's headquarters. A'Hindu was arrested for following a woman on tnfi streets, and. later en-; tering her .house. 'ME SAFE Ai ILL 9 DUKE TO VISIT THE. OILFIELDS Calgary, Alta., July R, II. the Duke of Connaught, governor-general of Canada, H. R.H. tbe Duchess of Counaughl and H.ll.M. ttio Princess Pat- ricia 'wi'il be in Calgary on .Inly 28. It Is the wish of the Duke that part of the1 time they iVilla Released Englishman who Aided Federals Brandon, July news of the sate arrival at Oak Point of Messrs. MUlidge and Hiucs created a agreeable surprise as-tney had entirely given up as the Hal- U lllilt U1 lllc L11CJ hury Hardware, company, where the spend in this neighborhood be message was .first.rcce.iy.ed there great rejoicing and.-soon the spread t'lirotighmia iJi'c. to .relief and great 'joy 'of 'the which the--two men possess, j.j. The local newspaper'Offices'arc bring i besieged by inntiirics and the'joy of sonic "of Irien'ds "of 'tltc'two.'mcn is unbounded1..', LETHBRIDGE CONTRACTORS ..'TO LOCATE, AT MACLEOD? Jlacieod, 6 A rumor is Macleod tliat-a largo contracting firm In Lethbridge has" .practically decided to extend .Its operations th MINISTER DISPLAYS .FLAGS Craiibrook, B.C., July1 liar- tin Minister in the .'Dominion'. ;Journey- e'tl through Cranbrodk on thn 1st. In his private'-'car" Tnmscbna; 'attached to westbonnd passenger U was noticeable that the minister had tv-'o Canadian t'iaga flying from the rear of. .his car. "W. Dunstan left on Thursday for hla home in Crcsmore, Ont., travelling by way of Chicago. Mr. Dunstnn lias been a "counter-hopper" in tills city used in a trip to the oil fields. They will arrive early in the morning of ,hiiy 28, and will leave late the same evening for Uie Washington, July con- j firmatitm of the release of St. Clair Douglas, the Englishman, charged j with assisting the Federals, and con- demned to death at Zacatecas hy the Constitutionalists has reached the Ktate Department. The United States made representations in his behalf. for a number of yc-cre, and was one of Cranbrook's most iiomilar young men. Cranbrook on Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. II. Clayton, a daughter. Cranbrook, on Thursday, July 2, to Mr. and Mrs. J. H; McCIure, a soii. A CLERICAL CANDIDATE London, July 6. Rev. Dugald Mac- Fadden, F.R.H.S., ion of Dr. J. A. MacFp.ddon, former president, of tlio Congregational Union, has been adopt- ed as UbenU candidate crsot. t SoiV Carlstadt July 13.' Hold a hlg sports day Parker Shows All Open Tonight Admission to grounds After 6P.M. ;