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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1908. NUMBER HANDS REQUIRED! WEST I To Assist in Harvest- ing the Crops This Year To Meet Mr. Gait The question of the ownership of the public square is to be settled. The council wrote P. L. Naismith about the matter and last night, in his lot Lei1 to the council, Mr. Naj- smith stated that E. T. Gait, pres- ident of the A. R. I. Co. would visit Lethbridge in September and would discuss the matter with them then. The council asked the special committee appointed some time ago to see about it, to meet Mr. Gait and to go over the matter with. him. Winnipeg, .July account of I the very optimistic reports; that are [being received regarding the yield from all over the Canadian West it I is confidently expected that Jfarm laborers will be required to ga- ther the crop. Arrangements are now being made for the handling of this vast army of men "and special trains will be run from various parts (of the east. The Canadian Northern I crop report issued today shows (grains of all kinds doing splendidly. I Prospects for a banner year were ne- ver better. The weather at the pre- Bent time all over the country is all (that could be desired. A AT THE FAIR FATAL Innisfail Man Was Killed at Calgary on Satur- day ALFALFA AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, July may be im- portant news to the agriculturists of j July <6_Although the Western Canada to know that alfalia Yesterday D. J. Whitney sent from I his farm some additional exhibits to be added to the city's exhibit at the j Dominion Fair. One was a branch of an apple tree with a dozen beautiful apples on it. The branch he cut 1 from a tree in his orchard. He sent also a branch from a currant bush, that was loaded to full capacity with currants as large as ordinary goose- berries. A third was some red clover, three feet long and covered with blos- soms. A number exhi- bits like these will convince the visi- tors that the Lethbridge district pro- i duces fruits and other agricultural products to perfection. CITY PUTS IN FAIR WAGE CLAUSE Tried To Corner Oats But Lost a species of clover grown principally accidents in Calgary, Saturday last' A PECULIAR CASE Montreal, July Lamey, in California, .has been successfully! th vhtpe department store at Dennis 1 O4- Virr tiTii last TamiT-xr raised in Winnipeg by John Baird, and geveral USE PRINTED FORMS Making Applications for Civic Improvements The City Council wants the people I to know that there are regular print- led forms which they should use in making application for sewers, wa- terworks and sidewalks and that here- I after their applications will not I reach the Council until they are pre- sen ted in the proper forms. This matter came up in connection I with the recommendation of the City [engineer that a sewer be laid on Bart- jlett St. from Courtland St. to London JEoad. Secretary Eobinson drew at- Itention to the necessity of the proper 1 forms being used and the press was lasked to give publicity to this neces- Isary procedure. proprietor of_the Seymour House. on'mbre Qr Iess j'njured_ An his farm, Notre Dame avenue west, accidents tobk place during.the which is within the city limits. NAMES IN WALKS i windstorm which struck the fair grounds at about two o'clock, and it continued intermittingly for the re- mainder of the afternoon. The acci- i dent which proved fatal occurred I east of the grand stand, at which place a refreshment booth had been erected behind the bleachers. The roof of the booth was of wood which had been se- St. was destroyed by fire last January has taken action against the city alleging that the fire inent was responsible because of in- sufficient water pressure to cope witn flames AT TORONTO Toronto, June young man named J. Farley and a young woman whose name is not yet known were drowned in Humber Bay last night CITY TO A BIG LADDER COMMITTED FOR TRIAL (Special to the Herald.) Cowley, July two Bel- Igiair settlers-in the Porcupine Hills, j named Camille Boury and Marie Martens were arrested by Corp. Moses and Pr. Harrison, the R. N. W. M. P. at the instance of Mr. J. JC. Brewry charged with stealing a sack of from his granary on the Brown ranch. On Monday they were arraigned before J. Biddell, J.P. (who after a hearing of all the evi- jdence committed the defendants for I trial at the next court of competent (jurisdiction. A Proposal That the Streets Should be Numbered Not Adopted (From Tuesday's Daily.) cured to the fence, but when the full the upsetting of a canoe, force of wind struck the booth the i roof was torn from, its fastenings and hurled over the bleachers- into the crowd in the paddock. An old man, named Gordon Scott, a resident of j among those on the blea-1 chers, and several of the flying tim- j bers struck him and hurled him to the ground. From -the first the phy- sicians in attendance held out no hope of recovery as spine and both legs; had oeen broken and crushed as well "as being cut and bruised in other parts j of the body. At 7 o'clock that even- ing he expired. Deceased was a well-! known rancher at Innisfail and the In the Contracts Let For Cement Walks and Grading (From Tuesday's It was almost by chance that the workingman's interests were safe- guarded in the contracts for tiie lo- cal improvements to be done iu the Winnipeg, July P. Graves, a well known grain dealer here, attemp ted to corner all the rejected oats in the West, He held about one million and a half bushels. Two local eleva- tors had, to cLslivsr- ies yesterday put their head together and manufactured, a large quantity of rejected oats by mixing with othe grains. These oats were delivered yesterday and as a result Graves has been unsuccessful "in his venture. It is given out that Graves has lost one hundred and fifty thousand dollars in the venture. OUR SOIL WAS PUT TO A TEST CLOSE GAME AT HAT The Maple Creek lacrosse club jour- neyed to Medicine Hat yesterday and tackled the senior team of that city The result is very creditable to the visitors as the strong home team de- 6-5. Fire Equipment Will Reduce Fire Rates Further instructions from his relatives. At the council meeting last night .remains are being held here pending j Aid. Cunningham brought up the mat ter of naming and numbering the streets. It should be done beioi-e the i sidewalks are named so that the j MEAT CAUSES INSANITY (From Tuesday's Daily.) The City is to have a new hock and ladder one that ex- tend a ladder that will reach tlue'.- nairies or numbers could be marked Rep0rted in New York storey buildings, on the sidewalks. The Mayor doubt- eded whether succeeding councils would .allow the numbers to remain. This-, was the -le- Yoi' ?.nd Boston July heat is al- Artliur Barnsley, N. T. He favored the numbering system but j he doubted whether the council could change the names or not. Aid. Cun- ningham suggested that both names and numbers could -be used. Aid. Macbeth expressed a preference for numbers for the streets if no compli- cations would follow. "Whether nura- bers or names should be used left in abeyance until the solicitor is consulted. A motion was passed, ing the city engineer to arrange that the names of the streets be placed in the new cement walks according -to the usual custom. After all the discussions had been most insufferable in New York. Ten- cision of the council last night, in discussing the report of the F'tixs Wa- ter- and Light committee. A CATTLEMAN KILLE COWLEY city this summer. When the cement j feated them by only one goal, the sidewalk contract was read at the score council last night Aid. Ives noticed! that there was no fair wage clause inserted. The Mayor said that it ought to be in as he had so instructed the engin- eer but upon investigation it was tound that the clause was not in the contract. Secretary Robinson said that the j engineer and the city solicitor in drawing up the contract had discuss- ed the matter but had decided to leave it but. Whereupon Aid. Ives declared, do not think we ought to let that go. We j had one rotten aSair like that I in the cement work pn the bridge. That did not come under the Lem- j ieux Act and as a.result men werej forced to work for a day be-1 cause they had to have work. The city's work would not come under the Act either so the city should protect the wage earner." The Mayor, "What is to prevent! Cowl.ey, July fatal accident the contractors bringing in a bunch occurred at the Baillie ranch" on the of foreigners to work on the job? North Fork on Friday night last The clause should be in." !-which resulted in the death of "Sail- Aid. Adams, "The workingman Jack." He was riding a high lifed Chemical Expert Says it Contains Lots of Moisture The 0. W. lujrr Co. submitted some soil, jrom Southern Alberta to A. Hummel, assistant chemist -.f the Tin, iversity of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, lor analysis. "Was the Vic- tim of a High-Spirited Horse results, he says are based on dry- soil and are as follovvs: Insoluble S3. SO per ces.t. Total Volatile Matter 6.19 per cent- Iron and aluminum oxide 8.11 per cent_ Phosphoric anhydride '.13 per Calcium oxide 33 per j Magnesium oxide .4-4 pir Potassium oxide .71 Undetermined .30 per- cent- TotaL nitrogen .233 per cent- He says further, "The im- portant and valuable constituents of a soil are K20- nitrogen and lime or CaO. The results show that- this soil contains an abundance of these for producing good grain crops There is more K20 and CaO in the insoluble matter which will grad- ually become available to the crops- under cultivation.. The soil shows a neutral action, that is, neither acid or alkaline and its physical1 characteristics are such that it will hold moisture well and is easy to from the river has been broken which ;ultivate. ement house population slept out of Ma-vor Henderson wanted to d-lay doors tonight after a day whose the getting of the new apparatus'.-uc scorching heat had struck down Cunningham was opposed to c'e- lv four score of Greater New York's la-v as he said that tne present lad- dwellers and had indirectlv caused der is not to third storeys of buildings. It is a question of as well as a rerluc- the man who has to bear the brunt in every game and he should be pro- tected." AJd. Watson, "Is there any way of finding out what he intends to pay? He should be compelled to pay a fair wage." horse wmch stampeaea witn nun ana ran into the corral fence, breaking the rider's ribs and shoulder and in- flicting internal injuries. The ser- vices of a doctor were immediately secured but his injuries were so se- vere that it was thought best to send him to the hospital. However, he