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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald IV. Lethbridge. Alta.. Tiieadaj, July 11, IWll. Number 176 FIFTY THOUSAND BUSHEL CROP AT LUCKY STRIKE Estimate of Yield Forty Miles from the Railroad Serious Problem Construction of Weyburn Line an Immediate Necessity What the.farmers along the line of the proposed Lethbridge-Weyibtirn branch of the C. P. K. are going to do" with the large yields of grain this fail Is the question Lhat is agitating their minds these duys, untl H solution of the problem has not yet been found. Reports from the districts af- fected by .this line are that their crops are'going far in advance of early in 'the they find themselves In a serious posjtion on account of the lack of a "close market. The great, trouble IB tJiat most of the farmers living along the route have taken up their land within the past couple of years, and it is, therefore, almost Imperative that they sell their grata this fall. V. Vennum, one pf flue largest holders )n the Lucky Strike district, forty mtleq east of Warner, motored Into Lethbridge on Sunday evening, and thus had an .excellent opportun- ity to form a careful opinion of the crop prospects In -the country south east of Lethbridge. He was very en- thusiastic with the prospects for Mont. Krance. Calllaux, new premier V crop, a> Indicated by the fields which he passed, and says never.before in tile, history, of the country was thero such an out look 'In' the Immediate district or Lucky Strike the crops aie bet- ter around Warner, and he attributei" the fact that Jhey had more rain and eirller Ih "wag experienced around Warnet But everywhere the crops are good, he and no one has the least cause for complaint. .-At- Liicky Strike alone they will hare more than fifty thous- and bushels this year, 'but being BO far from Warner, their ket, they do not know what they are going to do with It Tf they haul It to Warner, It will cost on an age of fronr ten to..fifteen cents a bubBl. Mr Vennum stated that he thought It would he a good scheme for aome dealer, who could affoid to hold the grain for a >ear, to go In and put up an eleiator along the line of the Lethbridge We> burn road and wait till neit year, when the line goes through, to get the grain on the market I( something of this nature Is not done, the farmers mil be forc- ed to haul their grain to market at Warner, and In the case of oats and of the other grains, the trans- portation expenses will eat up nearly nll the But Lucky Strike I he termers better off than, those further east of there The country Is fairly well settled for more than fifty miles eaBt mid some of the farmeis are talk- ing of binning their grain to Medicine Hat, a distance of sixty miles Two weeks of aimost continuous rain has put the country east of War- ner In excellent shape for breaking, and the farmers.me making the best of their opportunity Since tue C P, R evjjert, who was over the country collecting Information regarding the settlement of the Lethbridge Wej burn line, nearly 'every farniei has been breaking steadily when the leather permit, and each has bioken on an of one hundred acres, or nearly sixty thousand acres in all have been broken In the past month In the Luoky strike district. This Is merely an Indication of what la be- ing done all along blio line, and fro POPULATION MAY BE BIG SURPRISE Wonderful Increase Re- corded in One Toronto Constituency Ottawa, Jill increase of little oier 1JO per cent 111 the popula tion of the constituency of West To during" the decade is shown bj the census returns whidh are now be tftg tabulated at the census bureau here In.Ujtt the, const! tuejicy hud a a'lltile'over.lnjooo it IB now over the mark Fig- ures from the various cities aie now gradually sent in, but no detail WILL EQUAL Aif PREVIOUS YIELD If ALL ALBERTA The Wheat Crop to be Harvested Within a Radius of Sixty Miles of the City of Lethbridge Will be a Wonderful Surprise Provided (lie present favorable conditions conlinuc tliat part of A Iberia within n indius of sixtv mili-s of Lclhhridgc harvest a wheat crop ns large as lias, been harvested in all Albcila in any previous yeai. This ill be a startling stntcmonl to tin- general public but to those who have t ravelled over the country, as C. 0. K. .Vonrsp, Mgi. of the Canad- ian Jtnnk of Commerce, who "makes the prediction, has, done, the estimate is not looked upon as exaggerated. There is a greatly increased acreage this year and it is figured the crop in the territory mentioned at least 20-btishcls to the acre. Li three by thoj'Hriald, already tin's year the total production, and in soTne included other grains, but their propor- tion of the total would be eight and a half million bushels, made up as follows: i From Wilson Siding to bushels. From Lethbridge to bushels. From Eaymond to bushels. In this radius of 60 miles is included the country from Tabcr cast to about Bow Island. Lethbridge to Pinchcr Creek, the towns on the branch to Ifanton, the Oarrnangay branch and all the great country north of this city. AWFUL WRECK OF A PASSENGER EXPRESS Monc. Qelcawt, mlnisterVof; marine in the new French cabinet. figures will be aiallable for a fort- night or so yet pending fin.il tabula-' tlon by the large stall now at at the census bureau under" ch'icf commissioner Archibald 'Blue.- The figures for the othei Toionto constlt uencios and for other cities have" not yet 'been examined but this first evi dence of. growth Is a fair criterion of what has happened In a good man) Canadian cities during the past ten years In manv, districts they are considerably larg er: than, had .been estimated and It would not be surprlBing if the aggre gate population of .Canada Is found to be largely in excess.of the esti- mate of about ARE 'FRYING TO KNIFE HAULTAIN HARMONY DOES NOT EXIST AMONGST TORIES Reglna, July" Standard, one of HauJtain's journalistic suppoi ert, sajs There is no mistaking tbe Tact that there is a faction in thi province utmost to "knife llr Haultain That faction IB not par tlcularly numerous nor.influential, .bii it IB active and energetic. It also plenty of funds, and it ia to put up an interesting fight. There are several prominent Moose Ja men identified with the movement and it is said that Major A E Wh'lt more, the member for Milestone anc a wealthy citizen of 'Regina, is also In league with of'the provincial arena. Whether..- or Mint Whitmore will show his' hand today In not known- EIGHT THOUSAND MEN TO HARVEST ALBERTA CROP That is the Estimate Made by the Depart- ment of on the Railroads TERRIBLE Heat in Toronto This Mpnth" Caoied Sixty- One Deaths July: The torrid 'blast came back to Toronto esterday and following the hot wave which was at its worst about nooo, came a heavj 'thtinder' storm between five and six in the afternoon. When the storm was at its worst the tower of Victoria college in; Queen's Park was struc :lighntlng. Fifty deaths were corded yesterday. Of these ten wer from heat, four being of children 'J'his makes a total number of death trom heat since ihe beginning of th month of.; sixty-one, of wJiich sixtee were of children. 'Host of the. res were of iery aged people CELEBRATE THE GLORIOUS 12TH PROCESSION THE HHST THING ALARMED THE PEOPLE OF PARIS Cries of War oh the Street Big Row Occurs in Parliament Paris, July was'start- led Ian night by the cries t vendors In the streets been declared The crowds rushecMo Iwj the extras only to rind that the onh war that had broken was'in ON GRAMME The Olouous Tttolflh promises be a big riav for the Orangemen Edmonton, July 11 ConCm. -id hy i labor problem such as has never icfore heen known in .the' province, the farmers of Alberta are to receive .he assistance of the, local gov- p.iitntenfc towards the solution of the1 pi obi mi "It ill ho inaiiilj in Winnipeg that the uoiK must, be said Hon. Duncan Marshall., ''As a strat-' ogic the diversion the crnment in securing an adequate sup- j labor snpph, is far more >iy to fill the The lavoiahly situated than Toronto The ns a ruin, does nnt> nialin BUYING ON ERNEST ST Outsiders Think a Rail way Terminal Will be Located There Mains H Olson leport buying by utsiders on Einest street verj heavj, :ie reason given being by Calgarv nvestors thai, a railroad terminal is iikeh'm th.it Ucinin Yesterday this firm'sold' four lots at .the corner of Kedpath and Prnest streets for fancy cash figure. work "will he undertfikeiv-by. the prcwnt appearances, there will be branch 01 the department of ag- three limes as much grain grown all along the line as there Is this year The construction of the Lethbridge- Weybuni branch this year would suit theae people tery well, but H 1 imperative that thej he given railway accommodation early as possible next jear Mr. Vonnum SRJS that a large num ter of have gone into this country spring, and all are busy sfettlngHhett land broken up us qtiick- ly ts poeitble The ind is rich, is evident b> the luxurious growth pf prairie hay all through the counlrv. Haying will 'be started within the next week, and a great deal of hav i pat up, although most of the do no( wish to emit plowing go to work at their, hnrvesier as ii nilo, not up his m-ind until he 'reaches. as to his ultimate destin- ation will he." ft! r. Marshall is approaching- ,tlie throe continental the dian Pacific, the Canadian Northern i and llic Gninri Trunk Pacific, with a view to securing an extension of the excursion rate from the east to Alberta poi.nts. In former and the stream of westbound jj cars UK> hm tickets laborrrs will he dnertert as far as in Ontario onU been good to riculliirc, who fire to draw up a coin- prehensive plan for the diversion of eastern labor io AI her In. J. R. Mo- Cutchcon, -publicity commissioner, in Winnipeg, and U J Dalet, publicity commissidnRr in to de- role their altont-ion to the labor possible in the direction of this pro- vince. It. has been .estimated that points in central Saskatchewan, and although last year the companies to A large .to come Lo the city from'; numerous towns, and an ideal tirre it expected Thej wilt meet at .the Oddfellows :Hall'-.tomor- row afc high noon (12 and march up FiFfh street to Fust S., to Tenth St., thence down Third Ave S. to 'Fifth St., and thence to the Athletic Park, where a rumbPL of races, etc will take place The prizes are on: exhibition at Gray's Harris aie store, and are valuable, and -worth competing for. In the evening, beginning at fi 30, sharp, a baseball game will tak'e place between Lethbridge ;aitd Tabcr. the7 Chamber of Deputies lahats the lukewarm at- titude the'ministry towards tht dfscharged had threatened to block the of the budget which the (.liamber was anx loiib to set out'of the ,iw.aypbefore.. July 19, which ia the date Bet for a recess There was an exchjnjre of bitte worda and insulta righ and left. -Much of the'.laitgu'age W" unprintable and thU led to hlous 1 the midst of -the tnmult'BrlBspn ;pu on, his hat and declared thei.seesjo Biispended. When it wai resumed th mas siiHtained by 431? t NORTH VANCOUVER SHIP'YARDS'BURNED Vancouver, July ship yard one of the largest industries in Nortl Vancouver, were destroyed iby fire earh today The loss Is rieavy it ii reported several boms oh the ways were burned. BIG GRAIN CONCERN SUSPENDS OPERATIONS Due to Conduct of President of the Firm Who was Found Dead on the Shore, of Lake Michigan as many as men. may be. re- made one cent ,1 mile rale from the quired tw gather in the record har vest.in the history of Alherta. Iji the course of the net. couple of reeks, Publicity. Commissioner Chas, Ho.tchk.ss up ihf qncs- lon of the labor siipplj. anri direct jmonlon, Tallin I cthbridgc and all nfloiU of ihe agents of the t de-juitcimcdiatc points. Sasktilcheuan centers into MherUl i the Jill iicltels ivert not available ns far west ns Edmonton! nr Calgary. Mr. Marshall hopes to arrange w.ith the companies for a >lfl raio to Kd- Lidy Conttines Foljambe. A ten. iltlon hit been caUMd In Englinrf by the jction of Lady Convince Fil- h.lf ititer of the Eirl of Liverpool, controller of the Klng'i In filling to it Ihe ilttr it the time cppolnttd for her mirrlege to the Rev. A. H. K. kmi July Grain o.. of-which the Pettit was lesident, aniionticed laat night that he concern had' dcetded.to suspend Derations on the OhluiKo Board of 'rnde. Notefi aggregating between Mr. Pettit is eclsred allotted on the credit of the ain concern, and which money he reported to.have lost, were under onsideration at a secret cnnfercnce f Chicago and Evanslon 'bankers eslerday. It that the.coin- any had promised the bankers that would-make good on all of the aper given hy Petllt on the credit the Concern. Another revelation f the dav dame in the announcement at insurac'e companies, holding jwil- cies ftcgregating approximately 1500, 000 on Pettifs.life .would protest, the verdict of "accidental death" return- ed by the roroner's. jury Ins! Satur- day on the finding of the rrnln mer- chant's hody in water on the shore of Alichigan' In Highland Park, a mihiirh of Chlcaeo. i IJi.st night it- was said that Pettit president of.the'.graln firm, which one of Ihe in the country had absolute freedom.ip'tlie of borrowinff money and -that's such Bfgnatuie on a note was good for more than a million. It is said that Peltit began speculating several jeari ago, doing so and onlv a lew knew of his affairs Two years ago lie was said to .have caught 111 the Mas oat deal and that he and sn associate lost ir !a said (hat the September, oats deal In the same year him heav Acconiing to persons "the" fell eel Pettit bad lecentlv plnnsed hcHMh in nithl tbe bullb The first Intimation gain- ed hj the banks that all nas not was a month ago w'nen more 'than of the Peiney concern's pa-, lier suddenly appeared on the market. Pctlit'a bodj was found loitlnt in lake at o'clock lust Sunday morning It was disfovet ed _ hie chauffeur had appeared at the Moraine Hotel to take 'him' to> thf cltjj. night an official of I'orn Kxchange National "n unofficial statement and placed Ihe amount Irr.olvei! at He declared that the would :bVse- cura-! bv ivniahonse certificates pill An Open Switch Threw Train From the Track In New England A Score of Lives Lost; Wonderful Escapes Recorded Bridgeport, Conn. Julr Minr Hies, probably a score, were crushed out in an instant, and probably as many frightfully early todaj the "Federal Tunning from Washington DC. to Boston over the New York, Ha- Hi and Hartford Railway, wag hurled over the here by an open switch Fire broke out in the wreck- age and the Bridgeport fire depart- ment quickly.put it out, tbe men' ent their assistance' to rescue'-.the njured Ambulancea and doctor! were hastily summoned and did their best to save thoae who were" under