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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Lethbridge. Alta.. Tlmi'sihiy, July 27, Ittl'l. Number .193 DR.SAUNDERS' SUCCESSOR HERE Director Grisdale Visits the Experimental Farm WELL PLEASED With Conditions in Th District; Crop Out- look Good Lethbridge had as its visitor terday a man who has probably tl best knowledge of the'general agrici tural conditions from coast to coa of any man in the Dominion. Pro J. H. Griidale, director of goveri ment experimental farms, paid h: usual visit to the Lethbridge Expel mental Farm, leaving on the local fo the north wheie lie will inspect th farm at Lacombe. Seen by the Herald, Mr. Grisda expressed himself ae nioro than pleas ed with his trip to Lethbridge. H made his first visit to this, city abou eleven years ago, he said, and th change year by year has been slniplj marvellous. he added "nan grown from a mere village t GAVE car with n shotgun. "J tried to stop one in every other he told ludBC Scully in the municipal court and thc cars kept right on going. I waves and shouted slood on lho (rack, hut they seemed le thinking more .bout their schednl- cs thnn mo. I happened to have a shot gun with me so I finally pointed t nt ,1 motorman." "Did he nqulrcd the judge. "You bet lie did. lo did not start .tip till I on either." Scully continued Ihe case until fter ito ed to go on suspended sentence. He was brought back to Kingston from Saskatchewan by the college authorities. cellent one for the crops in every: J sense of -the term.. Warm weather has 'been the rule, and .this has'-had i the effect of hardening and ripening sell a prospector in the' C-Vpcdltlon rt idle grain. Only the shorter winter wheat is yet being cut, and ai the short wheat lies only in a small dls. to the "city, the task of was going to (lie city.o! Nome. Tho harvesting has hardly begun. CJood rains have fallen in many the steamship Northwestern, due parts ot tho district during land at .Vnme camp late in the fall. I the week. While they are not needed The boatman ncve.r reached Nome, I at this time except in a few scattered hut was so ill he cached his gold i Places, they serve the purpose of mak- pouch, letters and other personal the grain fill better. Nevertheless iccts all sealed in 2 quart fruit jars left in the floor of a trapper's hut wlit-re he died. Tin's spring a pros- pector stumbled onto this log cabin ami seeing the top of a fruit can slicking up from out pi the grrinmi, [lug it, and found the letters, gold and viiluahles. The news letters, yel low from their underground sleep years were forwarded by rcg sterer mail to the local paper, and reachei here this wcelt. These letters, hat (hey reached here when duo, would have given the paper a chance to scoop its rivals. However, the even- ing papers were the first to get the news of the Klondike gold discover- ies. The letters will be preserved, their conlents will go into a special edition planned hy Ihe paper for fu- ture dale. SONOFM.P.P.HAD NARROW ESCAPE PERU WONT BE CAUGHniAPPING HIM FIFTEEN YEARS Georgetown, P. K. I., juiy ilerlng his wife on May -I, and convicted of manslaughter last Wednesday in the Su- preme Court, was sentenced yesterday hy Judge llazzard to.lo years In the penitentiary. Lima. Peru, July his message i Congress which opened today Pres- dent Ploguia, while declaring the gov- iernment is In favor of peace and arhl- jtration of outstanding at is- sue wilh other mitious, concluded as follows: "I intend to continue ac- quiring wnr material. Peru's policy al- i-lli of- my --..........ipunity. I sure that my policy will dissipate clouds on tho horizon." President Lughlit referred lo the ac f i Manlood, .Inlv C. Pat- terson, sou of Kobcrl Patterson, M. I1., had a narrow escape from deatli liv lightning, while returning lo his brother's ranch at Standoff, Wednesday evening. lie had driven up had irol out of (he r whrn a boll, of liKlillli killed llie hor.se. Mr llir gate and to open it iriR struck 'and Patterson was linilrd (o liic ground hy the holt. Mis iri and were srvnely hunicd In1 the liglitiiiiiK and iii.s left arm was crippled foi- thiTp hours. KP is all riiihl nnvv, hut is in no Inirry to repeat the experience. ACCEPTS LIBERAL NOMINATION William .Mollyneanx of waya >vl" hc Peni wi Jlllltown Cross, tried for mnr- wl" not llerml offend her with impmiil sure that my policy will dlsi clouds on tho horizon." President Logiiia referred to tl chance by Pon, and roftwal-by Ecim. I "1P Jdor to submit tho rrontler question nt They will bn rip. ijio tho arbltrallon of The Hnguo iri-i of (he ruImK somo thrpe wo.ks Toronto. .Inlv lias been to (lit; Liberals of onniv by K. F. Miller, of Kninbam t'rnlrp, that ht has tlrcidoil (n ac- cept (he nominal inn for the House tho farmers would rather e warm weatber to 'bring In the grain as tsarly as possible for they knbw! that so long as it IB standing H is liable to bo bit by a bail storm at any moment, and this is the one thing which they wish to avoid. Honevei, the rain, though it may keep the grain from ripening so early, will do a 'groat deiil of good especially to tha later spring crops. These cropi thjb year will, without doubt, yield more heavily thnn the crops which were sown earlier. This is accounted for by the i'act that early in June a week's drouth had the effect of set- ting some of the grain back and from tliia it never recuperated. then, some of the winter wheat is being cut at the present -Ime In those districts where thsre' was never any setback on account of lack or rain, the cutting of Winter wheat will not come for a couple of weeks yet. The straw in those a long and the yield will be neurly 00 per cent, heavier than where straw is short. Both the north-bod' he south of what may be Southern Alberta have good crupj of ter wheat, and the average yltld vjll be over twenty-five bushels to be aero. A small area where tha rinter wheat was affected by drouth Hi average not move than eighteen ushcls. The sample of wheat which ill be of the Tery g has occurred to pre- vent tho kernels from filling well and the wheat marketed In thc district this fall will be uniform and of tho best grades. Spring wheat nnd-onts will. ripen aJmosl concurrently, and these crops be all that has been expected of them all spring. They have receiv- ed plenty of moisture ab every of their and the straw" ig1 rank and strong. Both these crops yield well and if spring wheat does not average close to thirty bush els to llie acre throughout the dis- 1 is now being cut wil i best. Nothing has i Irict there will be much disappoint- ment for from present indications f: would be almost impossible for the crop to hc hiHter. (hiis nrc good and heads :iro ions; and well filled.' tin1 course of i three woe.ks ;iml fifty bushels (o the. buna! hut. said the frontier mediji- aad in connection wllli nrrp is ransprvjitivp csfimalc of tht' 'jHlors still hoped lo amicably seUIc the winch hc aski-d time for consiclpra-1 ,-ipNI (dispute. MICMI. (Continued on Page Flvi.) ;