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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta [ Press Grindlngs J During tho pnst wintor, a nuiii^Kjr oi� gvntlcnwn and young ladius inilvls city hove amused thcnisclvcs l)y pltiyinS cardN. These young couples have boon alone in cosy parlors in Iro�it of blazing fires, with a tablo before 'thoini. As they conUnuoO to play and chat, the't.aljle was.soinuch iKttweon thorn, lur Ihcy gtyl n�3ni�r the firo and conitinuod to play on tho toi-noi- of tho table. Thoy started to pJay euchro, it has since licen found that thilology, stitclvologj', Wmology, patchology awi �domes -ticolo({y.-Tho Criuibrook Pros -poctor. A startling stalcmcnt is mcific by a writer in a ivcont number of thu United Mine Workers' Journal. U� ?:laim. lattor view awl the disin -teivisted public the former.- Femie Fivw Pitiss. Scientist lientls Aid to,the Fanners. (Washington Post..) Secretary Wilson in an inlervicv.' yesterday callefl attention^to  the invention e�t a wlnjat tester by Mr. Shanahiin. one of the '2,500 sclent -ists of the dciiartment. Tliis con -trivance enables every pr�iduoer of wheat In large test liis own product and kni.w cxaotly whether his crop is No. 1, 2 or 3. "Up to this titnc." said the secretary "grain testers have been paid, not by tho farmers who prtxluoad tha whoat, but by those who bouglit it and sold it. One mnn would run his hon'l into a lot of wlieat and say, "That's No. 2," and the farmer would get paid for No. 2. Another �nni� testing the same wheat would say it was No. 1. The farmer, however, did not get the benefit of the second test. It went to the nKiiklle nwn. "lleforc this year is gone tho Fod-ernl government will bo testing all wheat alJOU't which there is a dispute with the apparatus invowtod by Shan ahan. who has boon testing the cereal in the ol years. Tho apparatus c�n Ijc nuatto at such a small expense that every fanner who grows a, few hundred burets of vheat can have one. 1'he grading of wheat will not Ikj exclusively In the ha;hds of the elevator men, who, it has ijoen said, buy wheat as No. 'i and sell'it as No. 1, 1o the great loss of the prtwlucer. Now in cases of dispute .a sumplowill lie sent to an agent of tho Depart -n>3nt of Agriculture, and he will toll the farmer what grade his wheat is shown to iw by an apparatus tluit will do the wo^k of ascertaining tho amount of nmistune in it Mvith nwth-omatioal exactness. "Ask Senator McCumilxir if ho thinks that will Iw of any Ijoncfil. He, you know, wantetl us to have �oOO,000 for that kind of work alone. Wo told him last year that 925,000 would lie enough to give the scientists for making an investiga r tion. This j-ear we have $40,000 for the work." WIHE WOUNPS. Masonic Lodges wore installed at Vcriniilion and \i>greville last week. Tho estate Jeft by the Hon. A. G. Blair an-iounts to less than $120,000 My mare, a very valuable one, was l>adly bniisod and cut by beingcaught in a wire fence. Some of the wounds would not heal, although I tried many difi'eixsnt medicines. Dr. Hell advised me fo try MINARD'S LINIMENT, diluted .at first, then stronger as the sores began to look Iwt-tcr, until after thive weeks, the sores have healed and lx�>t of all the hair is growing well, and is NOT WHITE as is most always the ca.sc in horse woumls. r. M. DOUCET. Weymouth. AnEcfioofOldtdmonton In our e.4iloiito it a|>|m>nr.s aluiL .f. M. IVan-nermun hud jjone on ^be piece of land that lnvd l�i?i'n taVw-n up by Kov. tJ'UO. MeDougull olevi.'n years previous ly for the MothodiS'L Missionary So -cioly ami hiwl started to en-ct a claim shanty. Macauley, who was in charge of the property on liehalf of the Missifmary .Society, as.si.st^vi by Ol'ivei', Ijiilii', I hwlerson, Fniser ami Oarnoiiu, put tho building on sleighs hauled it to nt>out a ssod tho jury on Iwhalf of tho accused. In conclmfing he said, tha law ivlating to the offence for which they wei-o. then Iwing triwi-malicious injiii'y to property- provitlMl that nothiiiij cnntainG- hm\ u right to do what they did, but that thoy actually had that right, an�trip of 108 mdles north from the International houndaryand e.vtcniding from the Saskatchewan boundary to the Bocky mountains. In this district ore five sub-ofllcos, Medicine Hnt, Cordsltm, Maclood, Pinchcr Creiek and Nanton.- Last month there were 824 entrios for hcTiie-stea^ls madoi Thciw is a stall' of four and 'two stenographers. During .luno there were 3258 letters txi-coiyed and 1^70 answered Iwsidcs sending j�ut innumerable township pljFins, maps, etc. Anyone who knows anything of the amount of writing to Ijc donu in 06vcrnri�snt oflicos can ha\'C some idea of the amount of work accoinplislied hy agent SlalToid and his staff. HE CAME inOHT MACK AT HEK. In a rostau'rant in a .small town not far from Kansas City is a waitress who writCB poetry. The other day she appriOachod a traveller who had just sat dov-n nt a Iflblo and surprised him by saying: I'm delighted to say Wo have boan soup today. Rome roast lanrii ami steak. Now which will you take? Then colYefe and tea. Please opdct" from nio. >. Tho meal's cooke;: tljo straets wiho noticed what she wos doing, a pretty girl, whose home is in St. Catharines, calmly smoko.i a cisaretlc while seated in a itraiit car coming in from Pt. Dalhousio. She of coiirsa, was in one of the five roar scats i-e.servc�l for the smokers, and as she was in full [tosscss -ion of her rights, the cotKluctorcould not have any ohjeolions, though asked to remove her by severol jmsscn-gers. It turned out that the girl was doing the daring