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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, JULY 27, THREE CROPS IN THE TABER DISTRICT (Staff Correspondent of the Calgary Taber, July bound, declared as he looked from the car window over the vast expanse of beautiful prairii? west of Lcth- bridge: "Land for a hundred yoars yetj land for everybody." It would appear BO, to be sure, but when one realizes the way they are beginning to plow he begins, to be- li.eve that land is really scarce. Down at Tabor last year two steam plows were brought in. of them did no- thing at all, and the oth.e'r only a This spring six more outfits were taken in, and all of them are plowing still. Besides the steam and gasoline outfits there are a few big concerns plowing with horses. Every farmer has taken up with the fad, and the rusult will be that next year they will have three acres to one this season. It is really quite remarkable the way they are reaching out on the frontier. Great fields are being pre pared for the sowing and at Taber and east, toward Mediciine Hat, the good work is going on in such a fashion as to make it appear quite j certain that the easterner is wrong. time was the grass he asked and was told that the green blade began to show itself in March and April. Six to eight weeks before the grain was sown! Gat the Early Growth The secret of successful growing in a dry country will be found to let thy grain grow when the grass grows. The grass is matured now and turning brown, but the late Color, Flavor, Fragrance are. the strong points of If IK- travels that throe years hence he same route will siare in wonderment at a solid field of grain. "They this same eastern- er declared, with. assurance. "That is why the fields look so fiue." Rainfall in Season "Wrong again. They do not irri gate the sugar beets, even down at Raymond. The water flows through the main canal and nans away." The one thinig about Albsrta is this that the rain falls when it is needed. See some' countries, and good ones too, the rainfall begins in the autumn and ceases at. the end of spring, just when the crops are in the middle growth. spring sower expects nature to keep her water cart going lor the sake ofj justifying his indolence. Although this IB the first year that Taber has realized that fanning will pay, the harvest there will nei a snug little sum. Last year the marketed crop amounted to bushels. This year it will be twice the amount, and next year ought to have past the quarti-r million mark. Country Well Settled Travellers by rail cannot begin to comprehend the extent of settlement and fanning operations. The land is practically all taken up to twenty- five miles north of Taber and to that distance, and even further, it is said, the homesteaders are growing crops for seed and feed. The bridge across the Belly river will be completed by next ye-ar, when all this country will market at Tab-.r. Now they are obliged to haul to Lethbridge, a very RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, FRAGRANCE and DE- FLAVOR have made it boats of friend-. Are YOU one yetf IT IS Ram Lai's Tea is sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. Coleman July Harry Gate until lately a very efficient member of the police force in civilian's clothes has assumed the duties of clerk with the Coleman Hardware Co. great distance. The land is mostly With his genial ways and wide ac- It has been said that Taber is too j dry, but owing to thn fact that the rain falls during the growing season this assertion is refuted. The rain- baauUfully level, and one can stand up in his buggy and watch the teams rind steamers miles away. Tabir Reaching Out by the way, is not to sniffed at. Besides all these farming developments, on more to the north than in each other direction, she has five coal mines operating, and a coal deposit of unknown extent. The town is just arousing itself, and to reach for everything in sight. It was first founded by the Mormons, 1 who purchased a section of land and divided it into acre lots.- On almost each of these lots is a litule house and garden patch. The main street was, in the first instance, away to fall at Taber for May was -1.30 inches, thc north> hal{ a mije the raii- and for June it was 5.08 inches, road Later a boom started along equitably distributed through half: a street nearer to the right o{ way> the days. Full Heads of Grain The fields at Taber, they do not show so rank a growth as farther southwest, show enormous heads and plump, fai buries. The color is ex- cellent, and the yield for fall wheat will run around 35 bushels. The fall wheat is fast maturing, and will be cutting within the week. In fact binders are now moving in some fields, but thuy are in fields in a narow strip of country through which the soil is very sandy, and the crops are the second or third on a singlo plowing. But the fall wheat on sum mer fallowed ground is ten days "ahead of Cardston. Spring wheat is all headed out and filling nicely, and it, is difficult to see hotr any thing can prevent it from maturing; but spring wheat, in the opinion oL, the writer, is a bad thing to fool with. If the rains do not continue, those who have spring wheat will be regretting it to the tune of about 15 bushels to thc acre short. Thc writer was shown fields that were sown in June. "What and developed to a considerable ex- tent. At length an enterprisinig chap bought the land adjacent to the road, plotted it and sold it to town build ors, so that now while the city is building directly along the right of way on both sides, the business streets wind lure and there away north into the country. There is quaintance he should prove a valu- able acquisition to the store espec- ially as he knows thc business. On Wednesday night the great ev- ent in connection with the Masonic Lodge in Coliman took place. This was the full and complete organiza- tion or confirmation of organization of the Coleman Lodge. The Most Worshipful Grand Master Canon Hog bin of Calgary was present and he was assisted in the performance ol the brilliant and imposing ceremonies connected with the proceedings by District Deputy Scott of Lethbridge One of the chief and most important parts of the business transacted was the presentation of the Charter b> the Grand Master. This was done, with all pomp and impressiveness t.hat are inseparable from such occa sions in thc great Masonic Order, and from that moment the Coleman Lodge till then running on the dispensation of the Grand Lodge took its place ful fledged on the working basis and equa ity with all other lodges of the orde similarly organized. After the cere monies in connection with the organ ization, presentation of the charter, A CRIME THAT IS NOT PUNISHABLE. How many people reading this article have gone into a drug store and asked for some well known and highly tried medicine and some unscrupulous drug has said, 'Yes (we; have that, but iiave you ever tried, this remedy, it If just as good and costs le.vi." Any drug- gist doing this has not the interest of your he.ilth at heart, -but the interest of hia pocket, as he can make more profit out of the cheap substitute. Fpr jthe protection, and of tin wish to say that Du. KOWLEK'S EXTRACT OF WILD STRAWHEKKY has been os2d in thousands: of for the pae sixty-three years and has never failed to >ive prompt relief and cure in all cases af Diarrhoea, Dysentery, Colic, Stom ach Cramps, Complaint, Sea Sickness, Ciulera Infnnturn, Cholera iiorbus and .all .Fluxes 01 the Bowels When you buy. DR. BOWLER'S, you are ibt experimenting with a new and un tried remedy) are getting one tha1 has stood." the test of time Miss Lettie "K'etd, Yivhn, Ont., writes Last year I suffered untold agony from cramps in the stomach.and did not know wh.it to do until a: friend suggested I should try EXTRACT OF WILD STRAWBERRY and :is 1 was glad to try anything I purchased a bottle. "When I had taken four doses I found relief and since then I never fail to keep hottle in the house." Daily Herald Market Place Wkea yot hive aaythiif to Mil or to reit place it in this cokni. If use this coUma. insertions for SI SCAVENGING Any person desiring a scavenger vaggon or closets cleaned can have same done by leaving orders with P. Mee, c-o Police Station. 74-0 SERVANT WANTED A good general servant wanted. Ap- ply Mrs. A. B. Stafford, Bompas St. 79-0 NOTICE TO RENT 2 rooms in North Ward. Apply German's shoe store. 190-6 WANTED A good reliable stable boy to look after a couple of horses. Apply Box T. Herald. 1830 WANTED Bookkeeper who is also able to act as stenographer. Work not heavy. Apply at the Herald Office. 186 0 WANTED Two waitresses. Apply Columbia restaurant. 187-6 THE MARKET Will open up for Business on Saturday, Hogiist 1st Next Farmers, Market Gardeners and others are invited to send in their produce, etc., for sale. A charge of 5 per cent, commission will be levied on all sales. Splendid stock yards lor the reception of cat- tle are being erected and will be ready for business on the opening date. A spacious market hall has. been fitted wth stalls for retailers at mod- erate rates. A weigh bridge will be erected for use on the market ground. The City Council trust that the farmers and all who have produce or cattle for sale will take advantage of the market which has been vided for their benefit and do all in their power to establish in the city an institution of this character which will mean -30 much to Lethbridge if properly supported. All produce, etc., sent'in, should be in the market before 9 o'clock am. at which hour the sale cominftQces. Any other information will be gladly furnished v WADDINGTON GIBBON Market Masters. Office in Market. WANTED Two dining room girls. Apply Box Herald. 189-0 8YNOPS5S OF COAL MINING REG ULATIONS ,WANTED At engineer, pres ser and cleaner, bosom and neck iron- er, marker and wages. Fernie Steam Laundry, Feruie, B. C. 1896 plenty of room for a great city here, j and consecration of the hall t'r> One fellow describes Taber as "big- members and visitors, of whom there ger outside than the exact FOR SALE A small lot of lumber, one iron bed, table and chairs for sale at 2 3 value. Room 10 Balmoral hotel. 88-6 WANTED Dining Room Girl. Apply Cosmo politan Hotel. 191-6 FOR SALE Cottage on Argyle Avenue, cheap. Terms to suit purchaser. Apply Notice NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, the 23th day of July. 1908, at four o'clock in the afternoon, there will be sold at my stable on Ford Street in the city of Lethbridge by public auction, the following des cribed property, belonging to George- Bennett, who brought the same to my stable on the iOth of February, 190C, under and by virtue of the Livery Stable Keeper's Ordinance; 1 bay six year old stpliion, suppos ed to be standard bred, weighing ab- out Ibs.; 1 single side spring buggy; 1 se single harness. The amount of the indebtedness and charges is Sgd. D. P. POUND, Ljyery Stable Keeper. Coal mini OK rigbu ol foe Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, AlberU, the Yukon Territory, the North-Wast Territories and Britub Coluoroia, may be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of ttu acre. Not more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease muat be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed territory ihe laud must be described by sections, or le subdivisions of sections, and io unaurveyed territory the tract appli for shall be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a fee of which will refunded if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the daine at the rate of five cents per ton. of coal mining righU which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at leuat once in each year. The lease will include the coal mining 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 110 an acre. For full information application shou'd be made to the Secretary of the Department of ihe Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. W. W.-CORY- Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. were a number from Frank, and else meaning of which you may constitute 'where repaired to the Coleman as a riddle to be solved. RIOT IN BOMBAY Bombay, July twenty thousand mill hands who went out oti strike yesterday started to riot this morning nntl a detachment of British infantry was called to put down the disorder. It was found necessnr3' to fire and as a result one native was killed and six were wounded. Several members of the and native police forces sustained injuries. The rioters were quelled for the time and dispensed. where Mr. Mac Neil, the- genial prop- rirtor, justified the high opinion hold of him along the line of furnishing them with a magnificent ban- quet pronounced by all the best ever given in Coleman. On, Thursday night Messrs. Wist wood, Mclntyre, Powell, Price, Na than and others went to Frank where similar ceremonies of consecration and presentation were repeated, no forgetting the banquet. The rapid growth of the public school has necessitated a rearrangement o the rooms to accommodate the schol ars especially of the primary room. Henceforward the'; principal's classes will meet in the room formerly occu- pied by the primary classes. The room is being furnished with new adjustable single seats, the vralla and ceiling newly decorated and splendid i blackboards installed. The intermediate classes will oc- cupy the room until vacation known as the principal's room, downstairs. Everything is being done to make the rooms attractive and comfortable so that both teachers and scholars may be able to do the best work pos- sible. R. Virtue. 191 G FOUND On Maeleod Road, a ladies Welch with photo in case. Owner can have same by applying at this oifie, prov- ing property, and paying expenses. 191 L. M. JOHNSTONE Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Union Bank. FOR SALE Fine new eight roomed modern twj storey house. Eight minutes frorr; post office. Will trade good city lets close in in part payment. Smail ciu h payment will handle. Don't miss it. Apply by letter ir. Box W., Hi-mld lyi 6 SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed by the undersigned until five o'- clock p. m.. August 6th, 1DOS, for the erection of a brick fire hall foi the City of Lethbridge. Plans, and specifications may be seen at the of- fices of the Architect, Southard Build ing, Lethbridge. Each tender to be accompanied by a certified bank cheque for ten. per cent, of the tender and made payable to the Secretary Treasurer of the City of Lethbridge. The cheque to be for- feited f-.o the City if the tenderer fails j SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even numbered section of Do- minion lands in M anitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, may be homeatead- ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 yeara of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres more or less. Application for entry must be made in person by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tor the district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, sou, NOTICE All our acounts are being handed over to a solicitor. If you wish to avoid paying collection charges call at once and settle. Nelson Fraser. daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead under one or refuses to enter into a satisfac-j tory contract for the completion the foliowmg plans: the building. I I The 1 iwest or any .tender not nec- essarily accepted. James A. Jlacdonald, 183-17 Architect. (I) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in Great To raise by the 12th of August we are sacrificing our magnificent new stock of House Furnishings. There isn't a cleaner stock in America. Until the 12th of August we will give 20 per cent discount on CARPET SQUARES and RUGS, CURTAINS and DRAPERIES. 15 per cent discount on FURNITURE, LIN- OLEUMS and PICTURES I I I Tenders SEALED TENDERS will receiv- ed by the o'clock p t undersigned until i. July 23th, lOu-3. six the erection of nu building at Hacleo'l, Alta., fee the Farmers E'evator and Mill Co., Ltil Plans and specifications r..e.y at the OiRccs of E. Soberer. Muclcctl, Alta., and James A. Hacdonahl, Ar- each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he ao desirea, perform the required resi- dence duties by living _on farming land owned solely hy him, not than eighty (80) actes in extent, in the vicinity of LU homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father ia deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming land owned by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered foi by him in i Sale Commences I July 28 chitect. Southard Building, ].eth- bridge, Alta. Each tender to accompanied l.y a certified bank cheque to the am- ount of ten per cent of the tender. This cheque to be forfeited to the owners if the tenderer fails or refus- es to enter iuto a satisfactory con- tract for the completion of the build ing. The lowest or any tender not nec- essarily accepted. The Maeleod Farmers Elevator and Mill Co., Ltd., per James A. ilacdonald, Architect. 1S3-9. the licinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with the father (or C4) The term "vicinity" in the two preceediug paragraphs is defined as meaning 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 living Don't be sorry that ycy Store opens at eight at THIS Store TODAY. Buy tomorrow early. Careful attention given to mail orders i i Notice MM i STOCXMEI with parents" or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of Each intention. Six months' notice in writing rnnat be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. V. CORI. Deputy of the Minister of Interior. a authorized publication of tins advertisement will noi be paid Ti.'T. I Turpin Furniture Co. Complete House Furnishers LIVERY BARN TO EXCHANGE FOR Livery barn on Regina-Prince AI- ibcrt brrnch of C. N. Rv. with room for ISO head horses, iti ..ve town of 700 population, good school, coun- try well settled. Will tako ?tock for Ipart or full payment. For particu- inrs see FORD TYLER Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge. EXCELLENCE in Fine Job Work is Our Daily: Motto An Investment I i You Can't Beat F No, I Half-Section of Land at SS.50 per Acre Weber BfOS. Land adjoining held at per Acre j Ott Block Lethbridge ;