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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 19, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta -: $1.50 :- BRINGS TO YOUR HOME FOR ONE YEAR, THE Lethbridge - Herald A BRIGHT, NEWSY AND CLEAN NEWSPAPER Subscribe for it now and keep in touch with the affairs of this growing district. No new s-paper in Alberta has met with the encouragement and the success that has favored the Herald in its six month's career. Advertisers : : - - - Will find - - - The Herald The best medium in Southern Alberta to reach the people .-: JOB :-DEPARTMENT * We have a modern equipment of type and machinery, as well as first-class workmen, and we make the statement without fear of contradiction that the Herald turns out as fine a class of jobs 5s any office in the West. A trial will convince you that we have a right to talk this way. Try us for Letter Heads Bill Heads Envelopes Posters Dodgers Calling Cards Wedding Invitations Programmes Anything in fact where type and ink are used The Herald's Motto: "Nothing but the Best 9f wife of the minister ritrc interior. I (From tho Toronto Cllo'w.) In Canada now we are nothing if not enthtislaMleatly Canadian- Mr : fitter ihfl ftoHr.on of our i.w;tM�i;t sentiment known no limber any township or Provincial hoiiiKlnry limits; it is an f-nr-reneh-Vng ns the vast young tvimiiilon 'its*>if. H is ,h\�h,i years have the east n*wl went been drawn together In mutual apprcclnt ion and a sense of -intcrdepenilonri'. 'I'ln* Dominion -has everywhere foil this reflex influence in Its political nml caiiii>ic,:-c-lul growth; Mil While the vest l>ns continually bunerttteU t�y the transference thither of eastern homes the Older Province* -have e.�|n>riemvnrly Mbttanenta. Tho appointment of the Hon.Flunk Oliver as Minister of the Interior hj�s brought to Ottawa, however, one western household presided over hy n charming wonmn who has lived since early chlhlhoo;! in the west. Mr*. Oliver typifies in her br-rght, sr'.f-reliant. womanhood the admlranle tpiall-llcit for which wo look In west-ern women. With unusual breadth of view ami independence of thought, united to a sympathetic understand -fog, with a tinge of enthusiasm nieo-ly held in restraint hy a practical turn of mind, Mr*. OKver's |hltshment ami living in in-IKktht'Hie camaraderie v it-It the Interests of her children. 'l'heM> niv seven in numlvr hoWl ti|>on Mm. dltvor'n'*rtecllons than any omctal rcirtdencc in tno east. Among the mtiltltwlo of recol-leci.ions that must throng �l>otifc a pleasant, old home, however, there can >hc none more precious to thp owners of *"l^vo Maples" than .this -�th�t after a memorable long voyage across the prairies, the home nt IWmonton o|�ened doors of welcome to Mie young Iwlrte one autumn wv-eral years n�o. Three month.��, frmn .luly to Octriher was (Vtssivl in that long drive hy wnffgwn along ihe Itralrie, and at Its et>*l n thousanl iikiles ln.v U'ftween Mrs. OHwr's now home and Iter imrents In ManHoini. I'Ulmonton was theti hut a cluster of I�u4ldingr llaedisty (hrother of |j�;ly Hti-uth  conn) was n da>��hler of llev. .lolin Manlougnli. the hotel missionary. Two of Mrs. Ilardisty's sisters also res Mud there, attd the advent of Mr. Oliver's girlish -bride, newly from the east. must have caused ft plens-trunle stir at the pout, wlvre vlie speedily Itecnme on:' of the hright, wiMe.n eothe,ir Cant well of M-?dl cine Hal. (Prom the Metllvine Hat Sews.) On Friday lost there panned awiy in the |iorxon of Major David Cr�Kk-ct-t Cunt well, one whose name was well known occoss the border In the great frt>e rnngt, rattle tlays of Texas and Kansas. Even liefore that he caught the puhlic eye, tor at. the affy of thirtivn he threw m his lot with the Southern cause rm IHtll onopulnr with Ottawa's yoiinger m�l. tine (luuffliter 'is in school at Toronto. Her two Hons niv hright long the tattk-rohhing and holJ-up : line, nHhough he was once arrested ' in St. Paul on suspicion of being rne of ilie .fniiu-s hoys. Ho had no troiihle in clearing hiiiiMdf ami was fond young Canadians, while the Iflveti u great hammet hy Hie war youngest chihi is � winsome lassi,. veterans of that city the next ewi,-of seven. 'inK- ,nlil nis eath he always wo.-.* grey out of ivs|>ect to the cause lor which In* fought. It is only uw-.vears ago that he came up from Mex The ehlest l>g ill the |liiu�- of her iiiiirringv lil-lli- oller ihun her mother lul I(lvii, nail Mrs Oliwr was iikiri u\ s�>\ent--r IiiihIuiiwI's i u-re.*r. sh i*> a > miwi -hearted moth-** witli her Hlilili-eii. i-iiierillg into their lives iie-uiinn In lli.-nt tlh* uu-lll(-> of a height whiIIi mI/.i-Ii s4ie wis-t.v i helieVi-s 10 I-.- Hi.- right, though mo ico to spy nut the land in the Int'r-ests of Hon. Is- IjivhI lk-r.-sfoi(Is iiitile proN|m>cts, hut lie made hosts 'of friends around here hy his genial : to Ik* aide-to carry the rrop throiigti Sways, and numy were the ivminis i m>n�s pmlongisl dry period without TUE IXtlKMtTAKOe OK 8U0- Hy rrof. H. W. Campbell, noall/.lng tlie fact thai few fi-ihp.ru comprehended the vital Import-anre i f the sub-surface packer, it ooptriltily is not out of place In this mi mix-r to devote considerable space to Its merits. In the first place, let tin consider some of the practical demonstrations of the effect of packing tho under port-Ion of the furrow. The first, experiment which really colled my attention to sub-packing as the direct cause of increased yield was in 1888. In 1888 we had harvested tho liest crop of spring wheat I had ever seen in any section. Th*ta was in the northern part of South Dakota. -:hc yield tielng more than 40 bushels pot-acre. The straw was long awl stilt and the harvester was rulswl to the highest point In order that as little unnecessary si row as possible need bo cut to handle. In tine time the field was- cleared �f the crop and the plow-ing done to a fair depth. On account of no ruin that fall the noil was rather dry (hiring the winter. Considerable snow fell, however, so that In tho spuing all of the plowed ground '.o the.full depth of plowing was ntoist. Work of harrowing and seeding began as soon ns the frost would permit. First, three horses vi*re driven over the fieM attached to a harriw, second, Iwo horses attached lo a seeder, and third, three horses ..I-laiho.l to the harrow the ie*iiid time- Uolng over the field three t-inies with these teams resulted In mniy hoof prints. Strange as it may seem, the only wheat that grow to any i*easonahle height �nd pro -dured heads of grain was grown In these hoof prints where tho weight of the hoi-.*** had made the soil Dim to the suh-soil below. In tlh* remainder of the field the lop soil uas -hcM up from the sub-soil hy .the long stulrtitc that hod lieen turned under the fall Wefore. Two years Inter we rented IflO acres and the seed was put in with an end-gate wee*-nerally was thin and short, while in these wh(s*l tracks it was at least u half taller, much thicker and productSve of a far hotter lierry. THK IlKASON WIIV. To rh-arly grasp tin* force of valun of any m'ioitiilU- pritK*iple, It. is necessary ihiu w>. uixk-t'staml the ii�a-hoiis Mtiy. The great difflcuhy we -have to contend with in the growing of crops in the semi-arid Mectio-ns is A#k your M^i'^VliPftililli" Wisconsin Central Ry. -To- MH���k�t, Cklcftgo, *ki All Point* Bail B�4 Convenient trains, Pullman tap-era, Free reclining cb�ir cutt, Dining can. For full information addraaa H.J. Bergemann, travelling agaut, 311 Robert at., St. Paul, Minn.; or Jat. C, Pond, general (paiienger agent, Milwaukee, Wil, Central Boot 4 Shoe Store W. T. HENSON. PBOP. Lethbridge, AlU. CHOICE ANDIES AKES BEST READ UNS Gity Bakery F. C. Coohv. Prop. LETHBRID6E The Commercial Capital of Southern Alberta. leenceM he tokl of I he old rattle ill. s in tin- South. | Whil,. coinfortaltty off at the tini-of his death ihe Major whs ill on,-time the piiKs>�Mir of ii far uix�aer amount of the v orld's Ktxwl*. I'n ! forlunutely, -hoWover. he Was d-i'l out alwiiys i-he Kit of ,-very moiial. Ttiiv > I prli.ciple Is no ixa one with VI, s i>h i Oliver or h.-i -hu-t 'i, j has Iks-ii for jeiics i,ne of I lie liriiiM inHI-it in ions ' in l-^liiiontoii. \|i~ Oliver Ihih not 1 held iiilhv in iiih -oi'iet.v, nor tat�.-n ' any ui-tive pail >n )> IIkiI -.Ii.- has hud I'll-hliPI'y e.xpei'ieiii,' ,-i llndintj her life tpiite ft I list, sat i-fii. torily aa.1 pfeis  nntly. with her lu-m.- interests nu-l SlK'illl duties u* iii-' wife of || ptl'itic ! man. As might l* e\|-ect,xl of n wouiiiu of Mis Oliver's radiant, uholesoiue teiii|�-i\iiiK-ot. one of :Ji- has heel) ihe of his 'I'exiiN of lollies in other part ol trickery cost t-he lieuuty of the oui.-looi- vorWI-j�ar')�-iilarly of her imn portion of it. Together with lw-i liiiNlkiind, k!h> entcreil wish /est into the plans for th�- �far-dens, lawns ii is I di'ives ahout "The Maples," their ui-vtern lioin.-. And notwithstuiuliiit; -jliHiiny prophtsrii-t> at/out tl�l home in IVel county The�i� weiv the first fruits ^rown in l^luiontnn -district Tho nature of Mr� Oliver's favorite flower, which sh.- likes to have ahout lier rooms wlK-ivever ,M>ssl',lc. \lWiam encroachment* contains. 1 t-hink. sous, indication of lier own personality. Her favorite llower is tlui pink rose: not tho Or-____ lenfally-ltixupioim hwivy-hloom r.f1 ,, ..... , ... .>t,. ashy pink, hut the fresh, wholesome MImN  I.)�.�rfi |)i�hUMrli was |iro|n-rty hy a con-his nhss In '.It  cimi-Hi- of a mtin's exist.tire. "Hu "��-some Pave" wax his sohrH|iiet n-thos, too much. The Major hnvl lnvu twice inarri-Hl. I lie was forcod from hi>. fust wi'�. and the secoml wuk one of -the principles in an cloptiteut. which caus�d | coiisidcni'hle gun play, ami t�*"li:es-fonl wIn>ii he took Rick, lie '-as st.irlaiiK in for himself to e. rini.-nt in winter fisslirvg of cattle ami had I.Kin li.-ml on tin* way up f'oin Ti'Jias. A coioespoiuleiit which Texas. A eorrrttpundence wWch he hud Is-en carrying on with on old MWtvthearK of his lM)yhoo:ls days, sud :hMily i-em-hiil A stage which induced the Mujor to otu-e wntuirk on Hie trnuhlouK si-it ol matrimony and nr-ronBeinenlH wetv* .completed for lite wiihlinn. the catnle lie-ing soUl rn route, as the lutly with wltotn ho was al>oiit to unite hl� lortiines was the posfi�*��r of Hevoral mllllonB if lilollni'k. T*ie active life, howe.'er, i won not to l� hrau-ght so a �los> on i such flowery tusin of ease and the m- f llrlsht's | disease claimed n Mictim in tl>e �*'" ! old gentleman. CI'ITIXO IIAHLKY AT THK IIAT. pink of our ganleq lose, at ia�e dainty, cheerful ami frasrip/. It is n characteristic liking- The.now r?Widenco at "The vt-tples" ; for -the present occupied i>y Uliiuten-ant "Governor llulyea, was planted in every detail hy Mrs. Oliver hern!'' As with to out wpRteifierfl, their, early home will likely reto4n a stronger a� Hegina, is massing. ilaumg�> to tlts> crop. To arid to thn force of thia let im> say thai many times during the parly years of Htrog-gle for e\ist(stnv in North an I South Hakota. I Iwve heoixl ir.cn say that if rain had route ottu -day sooner or two or tthree days or a week sooner their crop* wouk.l have Iteen saved. 'In the fare of the ahove facts It is apparent that we must low the surface to supply the ne.sU of the crop nt any ami all limes The next tint equally vHlal I ste|> is to control this- water, so Mr jin it limy )>,. povsilile. -hy increaHlng ihe wuter iHtlding caimcity of Uie soif anft hy increaw^ng t4u> |>ower of capillary attraction ami thus lifting tin- moisture is rapklly as |t twl. in addiiion to controlling th� mois-ture, this packing oitr�t��i and 4-octeria All this prov'Mliug tho surface il kept loo*.o -to admit air and prevent the lo48 Of moist lire -hy evaporation. The packing of the lower portion of the furrow slleo is not only iiupoiard : movement of moisture, hy o�i>lllary utilraction. Third, *t taciUt�taa t�ho tlevelop-mi'nt of avnilahle nitrates and )>ac -terla. Fourth, it makes it |H>saH)lo (or t4te little ha-ir root-lets or feeders of tite main lateral roots to permeate It. W. K. M. t'oputation close upon 4,000 and increasing daily, law third largest town in Alberta. A coal mining, ranching and farming district. Incorporated aa a city this year. CITY OFFICIALS, Mayor-�.lco. Rogers. Scc.-Trcas.-Ohas. B. Bowman.