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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta tlTHMIOOf, TUKPAV, JULY K. It.I. THftlE I MONEY WfflttS payible in ill .parti of Canada and the United Stitcs, sold at all Branches. ftraitf UJPTf tf issued.for the use of Travellers, available in all of the world. SattafS Balk PepirtiM established at all Branches; Interest at highest current rate paid quarterly, LETHBFUDGC BRANCH: J. R. I ,coaattunitiei o( the Weft. The men who aud reap ire iiSd to note that their fields 'ue in good shops, and beyond that ther inter- est is largely academic. The com- munity where good programs has not been made this year is conspicuous by its failure to report. A.E.B. OUR LETTER BOX. PROSPECTS IS ALBERTA (Staff Correspondence Toronto Globe) Edmonton, July is every reason to be encouraged about the prospects of the Western-crop this year, and six weeks of fairly decent weather will practically, guarantee a safe harvest. July opened with an in- finitely better outlook, than was the 'case last year, and it is doubtful if the situation was ever as promising at ibis date in previous seasons. All grains have come along well during the past two months and there has been a minimum 'of The crop was doing Vrell on Dpaainicn Day in 1907, but it was two to four weeks behind, and it never caught up, ex- cept in a few highly favored sections. There is no section of the West where the growth is backward this year and all of them report conditions to be al least up to the average. The general story! which is to.ld bv the .bulletins and other mediums cf information from the fields is that the grain is two, three, or even four weeks aheac of last year. That is enough. The farmer only needs to remember how serious and how numerous were th handicaps from ''-which--the- country suffered a year ago. It is not prob able nor is it more tha similar misfortunes will attend agri cultural activity in 1SOS. If the hai and frost and hot winds which wer features of the last season were t be repeated this year they would no do as much damage, because th grain would be in better shape t withstand -the Large Yield Assured. -'It may. be definitely asserted tha there will be large yields of all grains this fall. The season has already ad vanced far enough to make that state- ment posible. No combination oi circumstances which has ever "been known in the West can rob the coun- try of its whole harvest. It will have a sufficient return to 'sustain .itself for another year. How much more it wil lhave depends upon the weather which prevails batwecn now and the middle of August. Fine, dry condi- tions during the present, month, with an occasional shower, will answer the purpose. -An odd '5scorchor" or two will help. When the grain is headed out the West "will allow the tempera- ture to vary a little, as long as it re mains at least moderately warm With an atmospheric .programme .0 this nature the prairie -will be en- abled to bring forth its increase by the middle of August, and after that time it will be simply a question of saving the crop in good shape. Only Guesses as Yet. The remarkably good progress that the grain crop has made within the past niontct uss inuuC6u LUC gucssors to make their calculations on the pos- sible yields; It may well be imagin- ed that the predictions so fur have hiclined decidedly the optimistic side, and little account has been tak- uen of pranks on the part of the wea- ther. The wheat production-has al- ready been estimated, at to bushels, according to ng Juijr, aixl August, and these .may e heard from in even the most pros- erous season. It would be too much o expect that the whole West could _ these visitors entirely, and heje will le reports of damage from aribus -'parts .of the country gef ore wo more months have passed. It may seem fair to'strike an average for a lumber of consecutive seasons- and >ase an this an estimate cf the prob- able yield for this year. What the Statistics Show, The. average production oi wheat n western Canada during the past ne years has been about nineteen bushels per acre, and some authori- ties have made use of this figure in reaching a premature conclusion with reference to the present crop. A yield of nineteen bushels for the :ntire country should be regarded as and. even the most enthus- iastic westerner could expect nothing better. But it should be remembered that the area -of cultivation has ex- tended and increased in practically every. direction during the past ten years. In 18S8 a few million bushels of wheat were raised in Manitoba, and a few thousands in other portions of. the West.. Now Alberta, where grain raising may be said to have 1 only begun as an industry produces about as much as did Manitoba ten years ago, while: Saskatchewan has made enormous strides ,towards the top place in the list of wheat-raising Conditions which applied to a few compact settlements in Mani- toba in 1893 cannot be said to apply o the whole of the vast western ouptry today. areat Climatic Variations. A multitude of variations in cli- in soil, and even in farming methods, account for the. difference in the two situations, and .the'evolu- tions and changes have been al. The average of the past ten years may therefore, be an inaccurate baars for .It might be safer to choose a.r particular season in which the principal conditions were most similar to those which novr and use the experience of that year In making deductions alxmt probable yields for 1903. The difficulty in this connection" isc that it is not possible to find a season in the recent past in which the conditions were similar to those of the present year. 01 live in for both employer and em- ployed. Tea is sold only in Lethbridge by THE BE NT LEY CO. LTD. HELP WANTED Vestmaker and coatmaker wanted at once, must be first class and thoroughly competent. Apply to A. Southard, Lethbridge, Alta. 75-G WANTED Competent housemaid, capable of doing good ironing. Apply Box N. 170-0 way have-the Council ne- glected the interests of the working classes for ''the past few As to the approach of- election day having' any influence on the actions of Aldermen, I can truthfully say that I believe every alderman trying io serve the city today would be most grateful if relieved from his duties nor have I any reason to think that one of us desires re-election. Or is it Federal elections that the Editor of "The World of has reference to in accepting with such ill grace the Council's dictum for payment of fair wages by contractors' for civic improvements? Would you have the City Council a political ma- chine? If so, it seems that your Editor (if he is your Editor and Spokesman) would have it a distinctly party machine and a Liberal party machine at that. I'submit in all fair- ness that in Saturday's issue of the fiterald we have lost our Labor Editor jto receive ia exchange an assistant or second Liberal editor. I would suggest to Union men in this city that if not careful their editor will lead the public to believe that Labor has been subordinated to Liberal party- ism. But is he your editor and spokes- man? Yours truly, W. C, IVES. NOTICE TO UNO BUYERS I liave 1 Section of farm land with 5 miles of fence and frame house 90 x 24, frame stud stable 14x50, 50 acres in oats, 1-3 of crop going to buyer, a good well of at the house, also 1-2 Section of raw prairie. New railroad survey through both, and 12 miles from railroad now, with good roads, and same at a snap price. Don't buy of anyone else till you see this and save real estate man's Address N. H. MURRAY Box 495, or Brown Poultry Near Fair Ranch SCAVENGING Any person desiring a scavengei waggon or closets cleaned can have same done by leaving orders with E, P. Mee, c-o Police Station. 74-0 A, L. Roy PtaeSO P.O. Box 82 2 i-2 YEARS IN THE PEN Portage la Prairie. July and a half years with hard labor ii Stoney was the sentence 'imposed upon James lingley by Magistral'- Marshall thi itornoon. The prisimi-r was con icted of stealing and two sov reigns from his mate, Thoma ittle. THE CIRCUS IS COMING The entire press of San Francisco were lavish in their praises of the Greater Norris arid Rowe circus, mu- ta, menagerie, hipodrome and con- of nations which exhibited in ihat city for a period of thirty days paid admissions. The Call said "It -is doubtful if a better or cleaner circus has ever visited the Pacific Coast." The Evening Pos said: "If you think that it is a littli disabuse your nvind of tha idea, for it is the biggest thing eve attempted in this city." The Even ing Bulletin said: "The pcrformanc es given by Norris and are revelation. The large audience vra taken by surprise at the magnitud and 'excellence of the entertains The Examiner said: "Norris and Rowe are to be watched by the other regard' to the progress made byj hig circus mcn) for they are fast fore- grain crops up to the end of June. g05ng to yie front. The program that Some of them will be apt to mention arc presenting is first class in a season, when the growth was "al-levcry pRrticular. It is a big show, most as as it is this year but too The Chronicle said: "The'de- they will not go so far as to admit veiopment of the Norris and Rowe that the equal of the present season circus ]ias been progressing rapidly, can be found. the variety and scope of the pro- The Farmer is Not Guttting. gramme offered yesterday, could not The weather man who manufactur- j be excelled by any circus in this es or composes or imagines the sum-country. The menagerie has been en- ma'ries of atmospheric conditions for Urged to formidable proportions, the next day has an easy thing in while the costuming and performers FiyTime is now here.'- We can do your odd wprk in Screen Doors and Wmdows and do it as yon want it. Screen Doors Screen Windows Once made to fit yonr.win- dows' or doors they are good for years. CAR OF PLASTER OF PARIS Just Arrived WANTED The Lethbridge public and the travelling public to know the Hub Cafe is as clean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is employed. Charges moderate Straiterriei ail Cream TIBHElFMlSc HORSE FOR SALE A first class driving horse Apply to Box 385, Lethbridge, Alta. 75-6 FOR SALE A team of young horses, can be seen at J.R. Davis' ranch, a mile south of Diamond City. 75-6 HORSES FOR SALE One 6 year old mare, in foal; one 2 year old mare one 2 year old horse and one 4 year old horse. One second hand double wagon. Will sell cheap for cash or will exchange for cows or city lots. Can be seen at Fur- man's Livery Barn. Inquire for Henry Byer. 75-6 Pork Commission ROOMS TO LET Furnished roms with board, home cooking, meals 25c, at Adam's Board- ing House now run by Mrs. Talbert. 176 G A Bitting of the PORK COMMIS- SION will be ueid in LETHBRIDGE AV nnv 91 m, at 9.30 a.m. in OLIVER HALL For Exchange Half section of clear prairie land southeast of Lethbridge. Will ex- change for city'property or business. Apply E. T. McGregor, P.O. Block, or Box 387. 17G-C SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coal'mining rights of tne Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-Wesi Territories and British Coluuroia, may be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of an acre. Not more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed territory the -land DiuHt be described by sections, or le gal subdivisions of sections, and ID unsurveyed territory the tract d for shall be staked out. Each application must be sccorn- anied by a fee of which will efuaded if the rights applied for are uot available but not otherwise. A oyalty shall be paid on the mer- Miantable output of the rfiine at the ate of five cents per ton. Every bssee of coal mining HOUSE TO RENT 6 roomed brick cottage on Dufferin street. Entry 1st August. Apply Waddington Gibbon. 176-0 WM. OLIVER'S PLANiNff MILL Office, Yards aud Factory: Car. H and IMHI STKETS Telephone 153 Any person having evidence io give upon the conditions surrounding the marketing and handling of pork and pork products in the province, and the advisability or otbsjrvsisi-. Of G'-v- ornmental establlshmciit oi 0-r assist- ance to a pork plant or plants, and with reference to the cost, capacity, j plan of management and scope of op- eration thereof, or the best means of securing for the hog raiser a fair price or his products is respectfully re- quested to attend. E. TROWBRIDGE, Secretary. FOUND Bay horse witli.. harness, branded 7R (connected) on left hip. For par ticulars call at S. E. quarter of 23 township 8, range 22, owner wil please pay for this ad and expenses Mr. P. Bardett. 177-( POSITION WANTED Man and wife desire position on farm, capable of taking farm or stock. Can furnish references i required. Have had 20 years ex- perience in Manitoba. Apply -rT. A., C-o Herald. 77-6 which are not being operated shall urnish the district Agent of Domin- on Lands with a sworn statement io that effect at least once-in each year. The lease will include the coal :nining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working o! the mine at the rate of ?10 an acre. For full information application ,hould be made to the Secretary of Uie Department of'the Interior, Ot -awa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. W. W. COEY, Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of this advertisement will not be yrcid Mor. culator. Last year's total was about and a yield of this season would be gratifying. The av- erage quality of the grain is certain to be better, and while the price re- ceived may be a trifle lower the re- turn per bushel Io the farmer will as large. It is still a little early, how- ever, to indulge in calculations as to the output. There are no flaws in the situation at present, and every- one hopes that the favorable condi- tU uuantAOj fw i the spirit and disposition of comparison with crop calculator, are first class in every respect. The latter is compeleld to use so Town Talk says: "The progamme many provisos and "tfs" that his presented by Norris and Rowe is conclusions appear weaW and color-1 comprised of many sensational and loss. The wish is certainly the father daring acts-by artists of International to the thought in the majority of reputation. Society was out in force." guesses concerning grain-yields, and The Evening Newsr said: "Norris and while there can be no quarrel. with i Rowe's circus has caught on, as it the spirit which prompts a fat esti- should. It is a big, bewildering fairy- mate, there is no evidence of the fin- land of astounding performances." ality in concction therewith. The The. big circus will exhibit in this ordinary mortal, far removed from city Friday, July 17, afternoon and Boards of Trade, clearing houses and night and will be a duplicate in ev- other exchanges, is not giving himself ery particular of the performances last bushel is thrashed. But it is a over to the composition of guesses that delighted San Francisco during far cry to harvest. Rust, frost, liottmi crop production. He is satisfied if life phenomcrM run there. Notice ftl STOCKMEN TEAM FOR SALE. Team of drivers for sale, young. C. A. Johnston, Diamond City, Alta. 79 6 FOR SALE 1 team of and gelding Weight Ibs., well matched, quiet. Age 4 and 8. Apply McKnight Bros., North Ward. 179-6 WANTED A lady stenographer. Apply Bos 662, Lethbridge. 79-0 tions will maintained until the winds, hail and insects are the most L. M. JOHNSTON E Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Onion Bank. SS-lyr famishing i That's our business and our efforts are directed solely along that line. In furnishing a house from this store ire take all the responsibility and care from you.r shoulders and satisfy you completely. Will land House Furnish- ings at your door more economically than from anj source in Canada See how far your cash will go here. fair progress is made in his partic- ular district, and he docs not lose SERVED HIM much sleep ove what may happen! jujy "if" certain things do not intrude, to-Ur That ex-plains the general peace of Roseville was found guilty of killing mind which prevails in the strictly j two horses belonging to Thomas Rid- dle of Rockton and J. J. Thompson of Sheffield, Fo was to four- teen years in the Kingston peniten- tiary. Chief Gorman, of Gait, with practically no elno to start, with, had built up a strong case of circumstan- tial evidence, and TO cap this was the confession of Bunyan himself made in the presence of constables ntor having been warned that anything ho might say would be used against him The evidence of the veterinary-sur- geon who made the post mortem ex- amination was to the effect that the hnH horn tampered with in a most brutal and inhnmnn manner. PROMPTED by the rapid- ly increasing demand for Bath Room Fixtures, have just received a very beautiful line of new and artistic designs covering a wide range of prices. 1 Tbe Fixtures are of the finest, uipet durable nickle plate, Kid such that you conUl not but be interested in. their beauty and utility. It would be a pleasure to have you call and ex- amine thorn whether you are an intending pur- chaser or not. LIVERY BARN TO EXCHANGE OR Livery barn on Rcgina-Prince Al- ert branch of C. N. Ry, with room or 160 head horses, in live town of 00 population, good school, coun- ry well settled. Will take stock for part or full payment. For particu- ars see FORD TYLER Lethbridge Hotel, C.W. GRAY HARDWARE 7. ALTA. WANTED TO RENT A barn or driving shed to accommo- date three rigs. Close in as possible R. G. Addison, the Moore Undertak- ing Parlors. 179-G TO RENT Large comfortably furnished bee rom, centrally located. Modern im provements. Suitable for marrie couple. Apply Box S., Herald GfGce 180- SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even numberea section of Do- minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- wan and Alberta, excepting 8 and 6, reserved, may be homestead- d by any person who is the sole head f a family, or any male over. 18 yeara f age, to the extent of one-quarter ection of 160 acres more or less. Application for eniry must be made n person by the applicant at a Do- ninion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency or the district in which the land is ituatc. Entry by proxy may, how :ver be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, laughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one f the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence Public Notice GISIRICT COURT SITTINGS Will be held at the following places on the dates given commencing at 10 a.m. LETHBRIDGE, MONDAY, JULY 20th, PSNCHER CREEK, TUESDAY, JU- LY 21st. COWLEY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 27nd. BLARMORE, THURSDAY, JULY 23rd. FRAKK, FRIDAY, JULY 24th. S. B. Woods, -FOR SALE Twenty head of horses, thirtee broken, all young and soumi. be seen at corral south of city pump- ing station. teams or single horses. the premises. upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- lience duties by living on (arming land owned solely hy him, not lesa ihan eighty (80) acies in extent, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint St. Will sell whole bunch, ownmhip o{ land will not meet this T requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the 'ather is deceased) of a homesteader permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres ia extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the Ticinity, such homesteader perform his own residence duties by living with the father (or C4) The term "vicinity" in the two SERVANT WANTED A good genera] servant wanted. Ap- ply Mrs. A. B. Bompas 790 MAGISTRATE DISMISSED Coal, Ice and i I The Turpin Furniture Co. W. R. BROWN Carriage Painter, House Painter, Paper Hanger, Wood Fimahsr, Etc. PHONE IJ4 25 ARGYLE ST. Western Transfer Co, LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral Deputy Attorney General Edmonton, 10th July, 1908. St. Catherines, Ont., July Magistrate Dr. J. H. Comfort, who has on the bench here ior a quar- ter of a century or more, has been summarily dismissed by the Ontario government without any charges bo- ing made against him; and this morn ing his successor James H. Campbell of the firm of Lancaster Campbell, received his commission of appoint ment. w ICE CREAM o N E 63 NOTICE All acocunts owing to the firm of! Nelson Frascr must be paid on or j Drab Fnft Mi before July 21 to W. J. Nelson at their late store. Anything not settled by i t V T 1 V llKll W iitv. hands of a solicitor. NELSON FRA3ER. BUDD" REED Snccesgor to G. W. H. iiced Phone 211 preceediug paragraphs is defined aa overruns not- more than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement, (5) A homesteader intending to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living .vith parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- cr.inicn Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. CORY, f Vh? Minister of the Interior. publication of this advertiaement will not be paid lor ;