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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1914 THE LETHR'RIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE SECRETARY Conditions Not, So Bad as Some Reports Would Indicate He Declares The south country is not anywhere ficar as badly off as lias been reported according to Secretary Finley of the Associate Boards of Trade, who re- turned yesterday from a trip to Sweet Grass, where he accompanied Joseph .Wacdonald for the Fourth of July cel- ebration of the residents along the boundary. "There are signs of it having been very dry in many places, but there will be a fai.'iy good crop in most of the districts south of Lath said Mr. Finley. "There, are fine fields of grain around New Dayton, Warner and Milk River, and particularly east I of Milk River, and there has been lots (of rain throughout the homestead country, along the Saskatchewan bor- der. South of Milk River, there is IUH likely to he a very large amount of grain harvested; in about all that obtainable will be some feed. Is the condition alt around Coutts and over into Montana. They have seen it raining many days miles away, but have had only a small shower or two. But they 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 iWl.ll get their .seed i money back. Around Warner to the east there has been lots of rain, arid the crops are looking good, and just i east of New Dayton there are fields that look like what, is usually called a 25-bushel crop. But they will need more rain yet-to make it in lots of these pluces. "One of tiia nioiit gratify ing reports I heard all along was that the home- ateadery wore coming into their own this fall, for .the; entire homestead country east ijf the; Cqiitts line lias had lots of -rain, arid-the. crops are re- ported excellent.' "There'Is-'marked increase in the iiuantity of potatoes in this year over last year in the country between hem and Coutts, but there will he 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 have a good income from them when marketed this'fall and winter. Turlt eys are not as-plentiful us a year ago while ducks are very scares. are not as plentiful ail along the line as they have'been, and'.are likely to command a higher price in the mar kets shortly, in are going up a little every .week now. 'I made for the ship- ment to the Lethbridge public market of a large quantity of choice buttei nd fresh eggs regularly throughout the summer and, fall, and-the people of the south country are already be- ginning to appreciate the advantage Lhls market win" he to them. It will be but a short time before they will iave the time come into market themselves, instead of sending tlieii irodncts, and there, are some forming co-operative marketing associations, so that each member takes a turn at oing to market and selling the pro- ducts of the ones in the association. This should he 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 'aruiers." THE SPOT FOR Oil Campany Working Quietly the Lundbrek Field-- Derrick Erected in Travers, Alta., July was a Bhock to the people'here to iearn lhat .fTotn Turner-lost-his- life in th'o Hill- crest mine. His brother Will also loat ]iis life. These people bad-been gone from here for a year and a-half. "The C.P.R. agent, sold twenty-five ]ots here. Mr. Ar.not, the local agent, ihas sold two Mr. Roads, from near Champion, just completed a'well'for Mr. Van- liorne, getting plenty of water at 115 feet. He is now drilling for Mr. Erick- son. Most of the farmers have started since the recent rains. George Taylor's house burned down m Sunday morning. He had started rthe 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 iire. They were to save anything, and forty dollars in money was burned, too. They live about, teii-.iailes- north of town. Jerry Ricketts returned Friday from the norUvhaving'purchased 160 acres, and leased'the rest of the sec- tion, with plenty of water and. trees on it. They -will" live between El- mora Alta.ron .the G. T. P. railroad. On'our own elevator they have started cribbing now, and part of the lumber is here for the Ogllvle eleva- tor. Mr. Reynolds lias put up. a small harness shop on Main street. Ltmdbreck, July G. be the result of their enterprise, no one can accused -the i Kalier-Mackenzie people with noising themselves abroad, in their endeavor to strike oil. The same con set vat ive silence, which has prevailed from the very start of their operations, has caused a groat deal of speculation as to the. company's intentions, and more than one expression of surprise was heard during the last tew days, see a large ami businesslike der- rick fully erected on the site for.-their, first on Sec. 4, Tp. 8, R. 2, W. 5. Several of ma- chinery, too, wended their way to the scene of operations, and by what can be learned, it will only he a week or so before the second derrick is completed. Already the activities of this com- pany have caused more lhan a pass- ing flurry in leases, as a'large deal in township 6 was consummated nn Saturday last, at a fancy price per acre. It is with a lot of difficulty one lias to lean: of the Faiber people's doings, but it can be stated on good au- thority, that the drill will make its way. in the early part of this week, to that- part of the earth, which may mean riches for -the lucky ones. By the amount of money the syndicate are spending, they must feel fairly sanguine as to the ultimate outcome of their enterprise, as the machinery alone must have caused a large de- (crease in their bank account. This, together with the rest of the mater- ial of their operation, can only cause one to hope t-hat their1'virtue may have its reward, and that gushers will spring now, only sites can be seen. 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' Lime limit of any sort on her ei'chi- jton from Home Rule. ever we go into the Irish 'Parlia- Jie said; "we shall go in not at Jie point of the bayonet but of our own free will." ELECTION DAY 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 one the pro- blems upon which counsel will 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 Election and Controvert- ed Elections acts. 'JOE" CLARK GETS OUT.FROM UNDER iliG'ruonton, Alta., July "Joe" Clark has shifted the responsibility oi" moral conditions in Edmonton on ,o the shoulders of Mayor JlcNamara 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 from whole wheat and malted barley. It contains all the nutriment of the grain, including the mineral elements (phosphate of potash, etc..) that are so necessary to health., These elements stored under the outer coat of the wheat and barley are all retained in making Grape-Nuts A food for body and di- gested and appetizing "There's a Reason" by Grocers everywhere. Cnnndinn Poslum Cereal Co., Lid, Windsor, Onl. 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 otir Clearing Sale such values and such choice that our store should be packed. Come and see for yourself. A Flurry in Corsets This lol is'made up of odds from .season's selling iiTid arc worth from SI .25 to Look Ihcm C1 fjfl Ladies' and Misses' Silk Dresses Styles new and lusty, in stripe and plain; sizes from 10 to were priced up to Our Clear- CSS 7K ing price for your pick....................... Ladies' Silk Dresses Plain and Brocade, sizes 36 to 42, worth JS'j? OQ up lo for this our clearing sale...---- Ladies' House Dresses Sizes 16 to 44. Clearing this KQ Ladies' Voile and Muslin Dresses In this line we have some.. ot the choicest goods ever shown ah" the city. We have divided dozens of them into three lots.' Lot will be cleared 1 7S I I Second Lot to be cleared -C3 ftrt AmFThird Lot 5Q Look through these Dresses and make do the work of Children's Gingham Dresses A' clearing line of 5 dozen, sizes 2 lo 4 years For this sale only, Misses Print, Gingham and Drill Dresses Sizes 14 to 20. For this sale only, clearing. C< 5K over. Your choice for Jol) lino also, clearing ......................5Qc Ladies' White Waists All this season's goods, in Muslins and Voiles, low and high neck. Worth up to Clearing while .they 7Qn last Something in Shoe Department CO pair Ladies' Shoes, sizes from 3 to only. This lot is very special and values in regular way range C 7K from to Our clearing price....... CHILDREN'S 7oc 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 on every suit in the house for this sale. We have picked out 00 suits ranging in price from lo and will give you j 2.50 choice and fit for......................... 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 Childs' Carriages and Go Carts is one of the great sights of the city. We extend a! hearty invitation to all Fair Visitors. O FORMER CHIEF OF CITY POLICE UNDER ARREST Granbroqk, B.C., July was a busy day witii Hie local police force. Ex-Chief of Police Cory Dow wns arrested .on a warrant sworn out -by his-.wife charging non-support. On arriving at the police station bail was granted in three sureties, one of and. two each .of The case will be before Magistrate Arnold on Mon- day .afternoon. "In, tbe evening some ten Chinamen were marched down to head quarters, they having ..been 'bought gambling. Beads, money, and other accessories were in by the po'iiro." Another Chinaman 'was procured for opium smoking. Hid .opium 6uftlt: is now resting, comfortably at' the chief's headquarters. A-Hindu was arrested for following, a woman on the streets, and later en- tering her .house. Brandon, news of the safe arrival at Oak Point of Messrs. Millidge and Kirics created a most agreeable surprise as they had been entirely given up as lost. At the Hal- bury Hardware company, where the message was .first. there was great rejoicing and .-soon the news sprnad throiighou.t 'the city to the relief and great joy-of'the conntlpss friends which the- -t-wo men pos The- local 'newspaper 'offices1 arc j besieged ,hy inquiries" and the joy of tffen'ds 'of' tlie; two. men unbounded. DUKE TO VISlT THE. OILFIELDS LETHBRIDGE CONTRACTORS 'TO LOCATE' AT' A'Tumor Is current in.Maclcpii that-a targe contruetlng ftnh in Letiibridge naa'.. practical decided to extend fits to this towu. MINISTER ,-DISPL.A.VS .FCAGS 5 Cranbrook; tin BurreU, Minister, .of iii th.o .Cabrnct; .journey- esl through Craiibrdqlr on .tbe 1st in bis :c'ftr- 'Tran'Scbna; jaflached th- woathound nassen'ger No. Jill It waa1 noticeable thn't. tor' had two; Canadian. I'tiigs 'flyiiis: from the rear or ;JiIs car. W. Dunstan. left oh Thursday for bis home In Creamore, Ont., travelling by way of.Chicago. Mr. Dunstan haa beeir a "counter-hopper" In this city Calgary, Alta., July K. H. the Duke of Connaught, governor-general of Canada, H. R.H. the Duchess of Connaught and H.R.H. the Princess Pat- ricia -wi'il be in' Calgary on 28. It is the wish of the Duke that part of UIR time they spend in (his neighborhood be used in a frit) to the oil fields. They will arrive early in the morning'- cf July and will loa-ve late tha same evening Cor the west. ilia Released Englishman who Aided Federals .Washington, July Oflicial con- firmation of the release ot St. Glair Douglas, the Englishman, charged i with assisting the Federals, ami cou- to death at 7.acatecas hy tlip f Constitutionalists has readied the j State Department. The United States made representations in his behalf. for a iiuir.ber of years, and was on Of CrfMiui'Gim'a iituai, pui'itiiur' VOl men. Doro In Cranbrook on Saturday to Mr. and lira. H. Clayton, a daughter; In Cranbrook, on Thursday, July 2, to Mr. and Mrs. J. H, McClure, a son. .A CLERICAL CANDIDATE London, July Dngnld -Map- Faddon, F.U.H.S., toir of Dr. .1. A. MacFaelden, former president of the Uniop, hna been adopt- ed aa Liberal candidate West Som- erset Carlstadt will iiold a big sports day Jmiy Parker Shows All Open Tonight Admission to grounds FREE After (.P.M. ;