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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT S GOOD TO THEM Prominent Ontario Farmer Never Saw More Attractive Country Crop Will be a Record Breaker Farmers Say oast last night and he says that this j breaking crop would be harvested, district is the best he has placed his i He says the spring grain is splendid. eyes on during his trip. He reports that the crops in North "Dakota are badly burned, also in Eastern Sas- ka.chewan. There has not been- a Jesse 'Dorman, of the Calgary Her- ald staff, is in the city today. Mr. Dorman has been travelling over the a drought but a few week's hot winds country south and east of Lethbridge have badly burned things up. The! study ing the crop situation for his Lethbridge district, from all that he paper. From his enthusiastic re-! has seen and heard, is in excellent i marks, nothing but the most glowing! shape and should reap a great har- accounts will appear in our Calgary j vest. The city itself, he says, looks i contemporary. Is, io to hoped that! good to him. The extent of the build-1 they will not claim the whole coun-i try as in the district." (From Wednesday's Daily.) Angus D. Mcuugan. a farmer of the ctownship of Aldborougii, who occupies u prominent position in the affairs of Elgin county, Ontario, and, who was the Liberal candidate for the House -of Commons in the general election of 1900, made his first visit to this of Western Canada this week and he wonderfully impressed with the country, in fact it was a complete revelation to him. Mr. McGugan is a thorough farmer. Ke knows the business from a to z is about the most intelligent till- -er of the soil in Elgin county. It is -worth while repeating what he said lo'the Herald about this district. "We have enjoyed our trip very "much and though I have seen a great -deal of the West 1 have seen nothing -.anywhere so attractive as the coun- try south and east of your city." Tiiis statement coming from a.canny such as Mr. McGugan, in- -dieates that, our country catches the and heart of the farmer from down east as well as the farmer from the western states. Mr. McGu-' regular visits to this district but he j author of military stories under the The Collar for Summer Comfort ON SHORE AT QUEBEC Great Demonstration at the Ancient Capital Addresses of Welcome to the Prince A Rumor About Lord Roberts Quebec, July 22. Noble, pictures- hand ships of the British North At- _ ious dignitaries going across to tfee- que and ancient city of Quebec, has Unti whole of the city, had been improved and decorated almost out of recog- witnessed many brilliant scenes on its river and its shores down through the gene-rations, but the scene en- acted today when the Prince of Wales j On the wharf itself was a great King's tug operations was a surprise to him. Lethbridge, he very wisely remarks, is not running ahead of the district. It is not overdone. A big crop this year, cannot help but add to the city's population, business houses, etc. N. McPhee, of Duhub, was in the Among the recent visitors to Leth- bridge, was Lieut. W. F. King, of the U. S. A. cavalry. He is now on leave from Manilla, and having heard j reports of the Royal North Westj city this week. He has been touring j Mounted Palice, made a special trip I the Western States for some time and I up here to see the famous body and! reports that the crops in this district study the system. He spent the day i look better than in any section of the here with Supt. Wilson and will visit! country lie has seen. In the Palouse j other points. son of G section of Washington teritory there! Lieut. Kinj are fine crops but they are equalled i King of Washington and a nephew in this district. Mr. McPhee pays j of another General King, who is the is Tooke's latest coolest, CGiicir for summer wear. Anchor Brand quality 2 for 250. style in Iron Frame Brand, 3 for 500. TOOKE BROS. LIMITED MONTREAL. 30 landed for the Tercentenary crowned j them all in brilliance, in stately cer- emonial and in impressive grandeur. sembly of distinguished people: His Excellency Earl Grey, Lord Roberts, the Duke of Norfolk, Sir Wilfrid Lau- From dawn nothing was Heard in i rier, Admirals of fleets in port, Lieut- the city but the talk of the Prince's Governors of various provinces of the corning and when ai length H. M. S. Dominion, and higher representatives i Indomitable with the Prince and suite of military. Soon after the arrival of on board and H. M. S. Monotaur, j the Indomitable, formalities of vis- loomed into sight around Indian Cove j iting the. Prince of Wales began, var- early in the afternoon, cheers went up from tnousaiuds of people crowded on all parts of the city that com- manded the river view. Then the thunderous roar of big guns on the Indomitable and on the citadel broke forth and salute and counter salute followed each other in i rapid succession till the ships tak- ing part were gradually lost to view- in enormous clouds of white jrnoke Walsh Gets Six Months is quite largely interested in "western lands, mostly in Saskatche- wan, but it is a pretty good guess thai his visit to Lethbridge will con- him that the best spot in Can- ..tida to invest in farm land: here. is right R. H. Owen, 01 the 0. W. Kerr Co., Has never seen conditions better than I name of Capt. King. The King family they are at the present time. own the famous King ranch in Texas. the largest in the United States. j B. Wick, a farmer from the Barr-j Lieut. King is a celebrated polo! nill district, north of Lethbridge, was j player and played in the tournament j in the city yesterday, and he inform-j at Riverside, California last year ed "the Herald'that all classes of j against Capt. Ross, Mr. Jenkyn.. and grain were in shape in his coun-j other well known Alberta polo play- is in the city. He arrived from the try and he was confident that a record) BOOSTS FOR THE 'DISTRICT COURT L OF P. GRAND LODGE WAS FORMED (From Thursday's- Daily.) Ernest Walsh appeared before Judge Winter this afternoon on the charge that puffed out from them on "every of stealing from the A. K. i. Co. He pleaded guilty and his counsel, L. M. Johnstone, made a plea on his behalf. Judge Winter in sentenc- ing him to six months in jail with hard labor gave, him some kindly ad- vice with the hope that he would brace up and do better when he got out and -not allow the occurrence to be a blot on his life. e and slowly rose up from the riv- er to obscure the high rocky slopes and break the purple outlines of the distant hills. Slowly and majestical- ly the- Indomitable and" Monotaur made made their way up the stream and finally dropped anchor at King's wharf. Below them were the French and American warships and close at It was after 2.30 o'clock when Prince landed and again the heavy guns of the citadel and fleet boomed forth. His Royal Highness was con- ducted to Marquee, where an. ad- dress expressive of most loyal greet- ings and hearty welcome was read by Sir Wilfrid Laurier in nasaa of the Canadian Parliament and peo- pie of the Dominion. His Royal Highness briefly raying how much pleasure it gave to find himself in Canada for the sixth time, and how particularly pleased he was to come as a.jcepref sentative of his august father to the Tercentenary. Then attended by mounted escort, the Prince and as- sembly of dignitaries drove off to the. citadel. The weather was, gloriously fine this afternoon. An :alarming rumor, was all over the city this morning that Lord Rob- erts had clipped while walking on. Grand Battery, faling heavily had" badly injured his knee besides sus- taining a serious shock to the ner- vous syst.ln ,but this rumor is de- ned by Capt.. JNTewton, aide' to Earl Grey, who said that Lord Rob- erts never in better health than now. Vice president Fairbanks paid art official -visit to Earl Grey and also Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Borden. v SOUTH NOW of Edmon- ton Board of Trade Speaks Well of It (From Wednesday's Daily.) A. Harrison, the live secretary of the Edmonton. Board of Trade, "who is a member of the Pork Com- mission, saw the first of the south -country this week and he is .enthus- iastic over what he has seen. He ..admitted that the impression exist- ing in Edmonton was that the south wholly a cattle raising country, least that was what it was best .-suited for, but his opinion had com- pletely changed ana he was going back north to sing the praises of. the great resources of the south. The he had' seen on his trip to ;Cardston were the. finest he had set unon. IMr. Harrison remarked Judge Carpenter presided. Only one criminal case was bilL d often met men-in his omce at Ed- to'eonie up, viz., that of J. E. Miller, AT PINCHER CREEK Criminal Action Was j Withdrawn Civil Cases I BARFORD GIVES GOOD EVIDENCE Calgary Man Elected Grand Conybeare Gets a High Office LIBERAL RALLY ifflE BINDER IS HELD AT COWLEY WORK, Cowley, July largely attend- edi with a hope that he would 'have ed and enthusiastic meeting was held further opportunities of addressing the electors of this district.. Hon. C. W. Cross, attorney general Bras the next speaker. He sketched the history of the. province since its erection, the choos- ing of a premier by a here >on Wednesday evening last in the interests of Mr. A. B. Macdonald the Liberal candidate for this Federal seat. The gathering was held in Gunh's warehouse which was neatly Pincher Creek, July base- ball game played Here last evening between Taber and the local nine was the game of the seasin as the score of 2-0 in favor of Pincher shows. Both teams put up as snappy an ar- ticle of ball as one could wisli to see and it was anybody's game up to the close. Pitcher McConkey, re- ceived a great ovation at the finish for his splendid work, this being the j only shut out game pitched in this' league. Martin Flood and Dr. Gill-: espie were umpires. j A sitting of the District Court was i E] trnim fA IV fWr UlC vuiiim; Calgary, July meeting of the Grand Representatives of the Knights. of Pythias was held last 'night in the {decorated with flags and bunting., and convention, which choice was K. of P. hall, Calgary, for the purpose wel1 Ventilated on acocunt of the ex- j almost unanimously endorsed at the Why He Prefers U. S. Pork oi completing tne organization of the j Grand Lodge of Alberta. The prelim- inary steps were taken at a. meeting held here on July 2. by Mr. C. B. Miller, president of the inaugurated the. first local Liberal association. With him owned and on the platform in addition to the system, i. [From Thursday's Daily.) ._ I j Saskatchewan, Medicine Hat, Taber, This country is evidently not a: Lethbridge Macleod.. Pincher. Cole- hog country as the Pork Coinmis- man, Frank, Claresholm, A'anton, sioners had no rush of witnesses to High River and Okotoks. overnment operated telephone e., that from had as that extend their 00 miles cf over 45 years standing and others. .telephone lines in successful op- Without any preliminaries the and 600 miles more in course chairman called on J. Marcellus, M.. Of construction. The rates were as I'-P- low as possible and profits would be Harvesting Has Commenced is District held here on Tuesdc His Honor give evidence when their first session: The eiectionvas corrhmti.6u months ago on a charge of stealing a case of overalls from the C. P. R. The prosecution withdrew the case, however, and the charge was dismis- sed. Among the civil suits was the one sioners were H. A. Wallace, of High! River, chairman, James Bower of I Red Deer, and A. G. Harrison of Ed- montou, with E. Trowbridge of the of the Minister of Public Works, and to pay big dividends to a corporation. after a few general'remarks as to the The Government had fully deter- Grand Chancellor, H. M. Vincent, ..a5t gxtent of territory to be sup.: mined to follow a policy of strict plied with new trails and bridges, and impartial enforcement of law Vice Grand Chancellor, C. W. Me-j stated that the number of bridges against rich and poor alike, against in Alberta had grown in two private persons ur combines. Department 01 Public Edmon- kutnonton. ton. secretary. i Grand K. of R. and S., Dr. C. H. years of the province's history from letail lumber dealers' combine had Asked bv Mr Bowes as to why he Stapleford, Sedgwick. 5? to nearly 300. A matter of exceed- been proceeded against and its gui- Grand Prelate, Miles Mclnnes, i interest bad been discussed, he Ity members fined. The taxation of [From Thursday's Daily.) Harvesting has got a good start today. T. B. Dunham near Coaldale comnienced harvesting a bi2 field of wheat today. At the Experimental Farm, Mr. Fairfield is cutting some rye and will start on some wheat in the morning. A large number of farmers will start tomorrow and cut- ting will be general by Monday. The grain is all good and is not ripe because of any drying up. The sample will be just as good as that ripening later. considered American pork superior to more uniform, is better cured, and: Grand Master of Ex., F. J. Green, Mr. Harrison. ly as enthusiastic over the south as Of Bramff and Harwood, real estate'thu tnule is looked after. The j Calgary. agents, against Thomas Craig, a well- i Omaha people will send a -..carload j Gnmd Master at Armsjf T_ Leyshon, known rancher of the district. and [i arrives sweet as when! Coleman. fendant had listed some land with! Jt Ioaves the The Eastern FORGED CHEQUES AND GOT AWAY (From Thursday's Daily.) A fellow whose name is supposed to ".be R. R. Nicholson has been out on the "do" during the few weeks lie has plaintiff to be sold at S30 per acre, signing an agreement to this effect. Plaintiff found a purchaser at the price mentioned biit 'the defendant refused to sll, claiming that he had notified plaiintiffs that he had rais- ed his price. Judgment was re- served. Mr. Rogers, of Lundbreck. was su- ed for the balance due on a horse Canadian packers seem satisfied with Grand Inner Guard, W. A. Irwin, .he British market and did not ca- ter to the western trade. The supply of hogs in this vicinity is not great and at present would not keep a factory going: two days in the month. The farmers gave as an excuse ior not raising hogs that there was no packing- establishment. The farmers grow their hogs promis- cuously and the product of the fac- Grand Outer Guard. W. G. Walford, Edmonton. said, by the Deputy Minister and a number of settlers from over the riv- er and he was able to announce that the desired bridge over the Old Man rirer would be built and would be built where the people wanted it. It was the aim of the government to scive the people and see that the money spent was given in exchange for good value. Grand Trustees.. F. J. Bradley, Cal- The announcement was received lived in Lethbridge and has succeed- i he The defendant had re-, fairly well in his efforts. Now he j fused to pay ciajming ]le had receiv- j tory would not be uniform. He is supposed to be in Montana spend- cd a with the animal which' ing the results of his operations. He has been working for W. Oliver at his j rnent reserved. factory and has palmed himself off j jjie ciajni was later found to be unsound. Judj Scott Bros, against his Mends as the assistant supor- j G. M. Hedley was allowed in full as was also the claim of the Municipal Water and Light against Mrs. M. E. iniendent of the factory. On Saturday he cashed three chequ- es, aggregating at the Arlington hotel. The cheques were drawn up in favor of Richard A. Dickinson and the name of Wm. Oliver, per J. W. B., on Tbev were supposed to be wage cheques. One was dated July 17 and the other July 13. He endorsed them as Dickinson. Yesterday the proprietors of the Ar- lington hotel deposited them and the Reid, for installing water system. A well known resident, Mr. G. W. Gill, appeared before Inspector Bel- cher this morning to answer a charge of building an addition to his resi- dence without having obtained the necessary permit. A fine of was imposed. thought that the lirst thing the go- vernment should do would be to en- courage the growing of a particular breed of hogs. There is very little grain in this country for hog feed, hut the farmers would find it profit- able to raise a few on the side. gary; Captain Thomas, Camrose, and R. E. Walton, Medicine Hat. C. F. P. Conybeare ,of Lethbridge, and R. Hockley, Edmonton, were elec- ted Supreme Representatives to the meeting of the Supreme Lodge in Bos- ton on August 4. with J. G. Tipton, Strathcona, and A. J. McLeod, Cal- gary, as alternatives. One of the chief matters taken up at the meeting was the establishment of the principle of a Pythian Home, It was decided to form an association to be known as the Pythian Home Tho fishing is noxv reported to be in the many creeks near cured pork was in tho mar- forge.ry was detected at the Tjmon town and the disciples of Isaak Wai- The absence of competition is the ex-j Association, and to secure incorpora- pianation of the low prices paid byjtion. The following officers were buyers. elected: i The first and only witness this morning was Morris Bnrford, man- ager of the Bentluy Co. Ltd. He stated that he bought American pork as ho wanted to give his customers the superior article. Calgary and President, J. G. Tipton, Strathcona. Vice President, J. Woodward, Ca-1- Sfcrotary, W. G. Walford, Edmon- ton. Bank. J. W. Bawden recognized the writing as Nicholson's who in the meantime had made himself scarce. It later transpired that he had beat the. Windsor hotel for a large board bill and several friends who loaned him money were anxiously looking ior him. ton are making full use of their op- portunity. Some excellent catches of trout ar-; reported. EDITORS AT MACcEOD _Maclcod, July at 30 o'clock the special train bearing tho association of Minnesota editors nr- kct and the prices run about the; Treasurer, F. J. Green, Calgary. Directors, 3. J. Clark, Cnlgary, 5 with great satisfaction and hearty applause. The next speaker was Mr. A. B. Macdonald, the candidate. He brief- ly stated the reasons for Ms candi- dature, and for his appeal for sup- port. He based his claim for sup- port of the present Liberal admin- istration on the record of the past twelve years, which had been mark- ed by a vast flow of immigratioin into Canada, and a cessation of exodus. H1 quoted figures to show the slow irrowth of trade and the rapid in- crease of debt under the Tory regime winch ended in and how the reverse was true since that date. Tlie postoffic also which formerly was run with an annual deficit on a three cent letter rate now showed a hand- ?ome surplus with a two cent letter rat-, which included the Old Country also. Hi: refvrr.-d also to the build- ing of branch lines of railway where setilement deman-lr-d them, and clos- C. P. railway lands had been resisted by the company but the .government were determined to carry the matter to the Privy Council, In the matter of C. P. railway branch lines, which were not exempt the government had received from the company a cheque for over Haultaiu territorial overnment had failed to collect. The speaker refer- red to the Hudson's Bay Ry., which was now assured, and pointed out what an immense saving in lime and rates which this alternate route would provide when the existing transportation facilities totally FED THROUGH TUBE Prince Albert, July 25. The six Doukhobor women from Yorkton have and Warden Kerr of the prison is is them fed soup with a tube. They .attempted to discard their clothes but were stopped. SIR W. R. CREMER DEAD London, Juy Wm. Randall Cremer, died this morning. He was born in 1833. Sir William Randall inadequate to move the harvest of the, Cremer was for many years member West. of Parliament for the Haggerstown. In the matter of law reform and i division of Shoredith. He was found- trie cheapening of litigation the gov- ernment had already reduced the cost about 25 per cant, and further reductions might be looked, for. Five district judges had been appointed who went on circuit and he was able er of inter-parliamentary conferences, which have met in various places since 1888. acre of timber had been disposed oi the present government except by to announce that regular sittings of J _e i advertisement and to the highest tenderer, whereas, hundreds of square miles had been given to political friends of the Tory government. In this connection he told a story of a notoriously successful horse dealer down east who was. asked how he same. Ho did not think there was! years; J. Brown, any reason why as good pork could! J. C. F. Bowe.n. Edmonton, 3 years: not be made but did not think jtlRev. Janii's. Pincher Creek. 2 years; would be done. He did notij. R. Twedlato. Wetaskiwin, 1 year, think the fanner would sup-! The association will take up tho ply pork for a packing cs- question of ways and means during! tablishntcnt but there is no year and report n: the next meet- the court would in the near future be held at Cowley for hearing of cases up to Hon. Mr. Finlay, minister of ag- riculture, opened his remarks by showing that all other industries in depended on the farmers' success. He congratulated the farmer on the fine crop prospects and rapid managed to get the best of every trade. The old horse dealer said I always allow the other fellow to look over my horse first and I find that he looks for faults where his horse, is 'blemished.' On the same principile, where the Opposition were loudest in why they shouldn't as Opens Aug. 31st, in nil 'departments of the Gar- butt Business College, Cal- gary. Our prospectus ex- plains our superiority in equipment, staff, methods and results. Seiid for it today to the G, G-arbutt. I rived. The train was mot by the country was suitable. lie did president and several VNOKI Vrs of the Board of Trade. Tho visitors "tho'hi? Grand Lodge, which will be in Kdnionton in July, 1009. j were all driven to the Town TIall i where a magnificent luncheon was 'served, a very elaborate menu being enjoyed by the editors and their lady i j' They expressed their opin- ion that- they were amazed at the 1 wonderful growth of this country and the Macleod district in particular j and also at the splendid growth: of i the crops in this district which they said were far ahead of the northern part of Alberta and even Minnesota. think the establishment, But I can now surely kill the pains and pangs of this oVplorablo clist-ase. In a in tho City of found tho List inrcrndinnt with Dr, Snoop's Rheumatic P.fiiu'dy rnndo of a plant i The remainder of the session was i perfected. settlement of the country. HA strongly advised farming rnthor than a drpf-ndtMici.1 grain growing alone. The pit'cr- de-ri'sistonco of the even- 'the denunciation of steals and graft, ing was reserved for tho last, and was the place 10 look for similar wlirii Mr, Duncan Marshall of the; scandals in their administration of Edmonton Bulletin, in his fmo roll- 1 public- affairs. Tho spe.ikfT thi'ii vent into the matter of land grants and gave a suc- in a campaign style everybody began prescription. Without J i that last infnwl irn t. 1 successfully tr.% tort many, could reduce the price to the consurn- taken up wuli a. discussion oi matters: many of rihiMimatiiin but now, at mi i- er. The price to the producer might i of policy for tin- advaiiee.nv'-nt of the be incronscd. Ho impressed upon the! interests of the order. The Xew Grand commission the fact that a great; lj( deal of the Canadian cured ham and lodges find about members. Tho bacon is brought in pickle from the prospects for a satisfactory growth other .side and smoked here. wholesale price for the. average qual- ity of pork laid down here Is from sixteen to seventeen cents. Greater Montreal's population this year is placed at formly cures all curablo cases of this hon.'toforn much drwwli-d sriimjlar lound in Rheumatic loriissolve s.nd pRKsaway under thu notion of remedy as Starts out with '23 subordinate freely as does sujriir wlum to j.-.irs water. And then, when dissolved, thcao poisoimus wastes freely from the system, -incl of Rheumatism is KQKt foriwur. now no real actiml excuse to with- out help, Wo yjll. und iu ooniitlcucu during the coming year wore reported' particularly bright. The Christian Scientists will build a church at (Jaigary, Bishop Potter, of the dkic-j-w New York, died last evening. Dr. Shoop's Rheumatic Remedy Fielding tariff its prefei-iMitiul cl.'ms- had open- ed a. market for purely Canadian gcioilfl in England and had I'normonsly increiised the reciprocal trade with the mother country, and how inci- dentally Canada, and her products had ivod a. advOTtisvmont in Englan formerly they won; J. J. JOHNSON. almost unknown. Ho referred to the Opposition's pol- icy of slander and turned the tables on them by showing that not an oifnt but startling review of tho grants to tho C. P. railway which ho said looked like one half of the Tory party giving gifts of subsidies and lands in tho other half of the same party. He of the exorbitant freight rates in th" old days when, it was cheaper to buy a first class ticket from Edmonton to Calgary than to pay the. freight on a 200 Ib. hog for the same distance. The, meeting closed with hearty cheers for the king and for 'tha can- didate. ;