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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE'DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE MARKETS THURSDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS Winnipeg Alan Julj Tlie wheat market wan excited .over uai news anil prices foi all months In Bvmuathv ith I ivorpool opened light One at the membGis the brokers not encouraging new, business and a rumoi was around that Chicago might rlosi> until matters were more settled The i ange oC prices up to noon as 1 to 1% and at date thej at Vt to 1 cent the open Inn" Weather nft conditions neglected the from the other of the Atlantic being eager ly watched for twelve o'clock October wheat was Bold for ?1 00 alBO but eased off Uu after offerings of wheat aie fcougJH up and there IB quite good trade .No oats: or flai to any extent are Cn the cash market the .weather, over the prairie iirov- Incet has been warm and light rains baie occurred at'five points Flax, following, the opening, made a teniational drop caused bv liqulda lion and stood at noon about 10 to 12 lower than the opening pi lees Closing nrlces were Wheat BVi to higher flax 614 to 9 low er cash wheat 4 to 6% higher oate fa to 154 higher :barley, flax, 8VI as against 190, and In right wore 170 Opening and closing prices on the local exchange were October (December Duly OctoSer Bui) October November. December Open 100 98 Vi 97 MV4 40% 163% 170 165 ASSURES CROP Business Men See Results of Goood Farming at the Experimental Farm IRRIGATION IS DESIRABLE doting Cash Price. No.- Northern; Tio C W No 3C W Barley (No 4 Flux- No. 1-.N.-.W.-0. C W No. 3 Mlnneapolii Whtat Open Juiy Septembei December September December Chldiago Whot 12 91 94 Close 99% 98% 40V: 40% 156 1G1 156i 91% 40 38V4 155 .152 140 .9714 97% OUR' BROOMHALL CABLE erpool Tulj 30 mar ket opened -with hekvy and excited covering by shorra. Excitement was attributed to the. further weakness in Consols. Russia on iAintriaii frontier, and reports th tuat soil must be at Its for the i-ete1 lion of moisture, and to do this it must be slimmer fallowed every, sec- ond year. The maximum limit, of productive- ness of Jandsjiii. a humid country can only be .obtained by irrigation, judi- ciously ipplied These are the les sons, brought home-to the members.of: the Board 'of Trade who visited the Dominion .Experimental Farm yester- day afternoon, and who -were given a practical' lesson 'in'-agriculthre by Mr. Pairfield ttif supennten nt Strange to sa> onl> a lery lei, of the business' advantage of this opportunity to obtain, a real ob- ject lesson OIL and to get at, (luainted with nature.- The assem- blage consisted largely of ladies The Board of Trade_ intended! that the lad- les should be there, and they profited by the trip, but'the1 men were not ex- cused. The tour .was an eye-opener every step of the wav The first imp es sion gained and one which Vr Hair field emphasized very strongly was that crops- call be. made to grow in a drj region wheie the soil conditions are good provided that the soil is treated right. Mrl.iFalrfield has tracts at the farm that 'were treated right, but he has aleo'some; that were not treated On the former there are crops, and on the-latter there is a i growth that will hardly make feed, j The first Was summer fallowed, and j the second w as not TnaJ wu Mr I Falrfield s pointer It is Ian old storv hut was brought home to the in a manner that thej will remember. The summer falloXed land was at its full moisture-retaining and kep.t.jthe crop.growing, while the three-year oats and summer: produced a. field of short strawed thinly stooled, poorly headed grain, fit onl> for feed The noticeable tea ture of the dry land crops .stood" out No'matter how well the land was plowed 01 harrowed where one crop followed- -.another .-on the same land with one exception poor crops resulted, wihije in-fevery, "case wnere summer fallowing was done right way; a'-paying field of grain was the reward. Tire-exception -was on a plot where wheat followed corn ri a three year rotation" inis field pro duced a; paying crop, .but the corn act- ed practically the. same fallow, -being a Jhoed or cultivated crop. Tho corn .was sown on.; summer fallow, and the wheat drilled in on the corn stubble 'without even as much as a harrow being put into operation, and a splendid'crop'resulted. The dates of seeding seemed to make, very little difference in a general way, except that the late sown crops look as though they might not escape an ear- ly frost." Wheat, sown from March 7 to April 11 was all cut and shocked, and appeared good, while the Germany had, purchased overnight otners ;vere in stages of develop- twelve full cargoes -for government ac- Later there was .realizing, wiich carted prices off twopence, but this was agaln: followed .-by excited shorts covering and speculative buying, and prices fully recovered 'with heavy local and outside buying in sympathy with Berlin. political situation is though to iribst severe, and all cargoes off" ed are bought at..a great ad'Tailce Mo. tieal Jim closed iO StocV markei igaiii and ment. The- general rule, then, judging.from results at: the Experimental 'Farm, is this: Summer fallow every other year, plowing to a depth-of at least six in- ches, -discing the, stubble, if possible before plowing. Under average cli- matic "nnd soil conditions, a paying crop will result. So much for the dry. land. When the irrigated plats were reach- ed another story was told.. Irrigation 111 Southern Alberta will produce crops in any year. "The' soll; liiusfhe pro- perly'work, nnd drained-. ____ is eun that it a general way.-vrrigatlon places remaia ilc'icd until luesdai nevt ini S0n in position to reach Its max- (l and being jnum ]imit of production. The most 1 olid-US on the London I example of this seen yoa'ter- rumors liccn [he potatoes, poultry in .vogue, and listened to ail explanation that was very enlighten- Mrs. Fail-field and the ladies served light refreshments on the beautiful lawn after the trip, were thoroughly enjoyed by ail pre- sent. Mr. McMillan, tlie farm mana- ger, accompanied the party, and aided Mr. Fai'rfield in explaining the differ- ent experiments Tile 'berry patches showed remark- able growth, and the fruit trees w-ill ioon be ready to strip of their bur den. here of impending troubles of fman Ul ,QV nm, oats in a ten-year rotation. lul frms but so lar nothing tang was sffwll allowed to grow i le is-heard aad no names Have been fm. (oiiowe.l, and mentioned. i tho Mreajs. Each variety cious was seen in its separate plot, and in its.correct place in tlie rotation and ery one was excellent. Last 1 year's a'falfa field on which the wheat now stands five feet high, yielded two I1 SHIPS THAT FIGURE HINDU TROUBLE Star-land Theatre To-night War? War? "The Ambassador's Envoy" The most timely picture produced Many Other Big Attractions JUlnbow and Komagita Marii. The largest picture' shows the Rainbow COW; STARTS WARNER MEMBER- HAS A VERY FAIR YIELD ALL THINGS CONSIDERED FLEMMINGGOriHlAID CAPITAL For Himself Kept Out of Reach of En- quiry Commission Raised a Point for Protection-- Gold Pours Out of U. S. and England London, July had been an- ticipated Hie Hank of England today] raised its minimum rate of discount j lollll N B Jul of Kennedy Macdonald, wav contractors, testified that lie paid to Premier Flemniing on. June 13, 1012, at the Dugal inquiry today. 'You ought i some monev Warner. Alta., July F. S. Leffingwell started binders at 'work yesterday...morniug on his crop of nedv Bpring''wheat'adjoining the east side of the town. 'Mr. Leffingwell expects the field'to yield him about fifteen bushels' to the acre, though there are some who say it will give a larger yield. It is one of the best fields in the immediate neighborhood though Mr. P. Jensdn, of Tyrell's-Lake, has a pvl'en passlng'the'hat field'which is likely to yield not less than twenty bushels, and which he will start-.cutting in a few days..: Mr ,.Tolahder has a .small field which will probably yield, -about the same, but it at least two weeks later. It Is. almost superfluous to. say that all these fields .were summer fallow- and have had no more moisture than other fields .ill the dls Juarez, Mexico, -July oi taking men to Mexico City, as he had been invited to -Jo by. Gen- eral Carranza, Gejieral Villa is tak- ing pr.aclu.alh nib enluc arms to Inc national ciiital while other re lei conimandels ull onli t 000 30-John Keu in n in the tr uniphal enln Villa ordlv will go into the ciU with more thaa 20.000 men. and each will he equip- an entice point, making it four perj cent'. Tiie step was taken as a pro- tective measure in view of the cha- otic financial conditions on the con- tinent' following the outbieak oi war Benin and Austria-Hungary; and Hie almo-st geiieral advance uf tank rale.; in continental cen- ters. By discounting bills fresly dur- ped for immediate service. Villa sent the remaining brigades sources for discounting were practic- ally suspended, and-by arranging cre- dit in connection with gold coming from New York, while American CMPRESC Ll lOc 15c M PROGRAM DE LUXE ,J Western Drama Angel Paradise By Selifl Edison Comedy First Performance 1000 Feet of Laughi Lubin Presents .-2 The Squire's Mistake A Thrilling Drama SPECIAL IN TWO The Antique Engagement Ring With Dorothy Kelly ,r of his army to. the south, yesterday j change was so difficult to obtain, the to help us along 'with and made preparations to iollow on i Oi England considerably reliev- auu...- .uvuc. is Mr Kennedjs ler with General A-ngeles j etl tll, flnancial world. Now, however, sion of Hon Mr Fleniining s words. aSam looms lllSe as Vllla s tint a raid is heinj made on its gold choice for proMsional president ind j SUppijiS by the continent'of Europe j r 5 000 I wnose selection will it is said be j tllo Bank.of England has found it ne- to demanded VII oflictrs of Villa s- Qessarv to take protective measures. The appeal was. good foi which ilr. Kennedy Mr. Flerhming..per8oaally the nest day. This is the John. 'Kennedy, name the Premier-found it almost i ossible to recall wlien on the stand n few ago Mi s mem army in the north, were ordered to proceed at once to join the army cu its march to the south. In taking his entire army to ico Citv, Villa is ignoring the order was good and he IMS able to tell ot General Cairanza -ml practica the stoiv with considerable detail Since he was subpoenaed in June den ing the fiisr chin leaders on m tho movement a trict. It .is, true that' some of the Mr has kept out of reach of grate menace fo peace summer fallowing lias not done commission making a long MBI well as expected, the reason for wh to Boston after an interview hard to discmei It is said that I Flemmmg and Ms brother He the use.of a heavy engine on.the lahu CANADIAN uuy be the cause foi some of the poor not returned to give eUdence milling crops, as'it is claimed soil IB tightly packed below the point reached by. the. plows, and this .pack- ing not only retards the downward growth of the roots, but also allows a- large percentage of the moisture .to evaporate before it can penetrate very far. -'Whether" this theory has "any Fernie. B. Julv fire brigade had a call on Monday morn ing to extinguish" i snnll bush fire m the south end ot the town This was the second call w ithm tw o daj s bnyaccounirof hush fires in the same ucimtv The extension to the electric. light- ing system in the Fernie Annex has completed and the residents, of Powell Wins Three Matches section now enjoy well lighted PLAYS GREAT TENNIS ern Championship Tourney foundation ;in fact we have been un- able to but there are some hlSi Powell, "I farmers in this district 'who have 3e- thrilled Tennis fans at Lake Forest streets and homes.. This extension ccst for material alone, In Lake Forrest. III.. July B. addition to the. above scene new] Canada's Davis'.Cup captain, eimnment has hecn installed in the l w'ork more .freely now that unccrtam- ASK PAY FOR WESTMINSTER GYM FOR S. BOARD HAS WANTS, TOO Epm'eUiing like in -gold weiit out yesterday, wrhile France practically the whole of the which arrived !rom South Africa Tuesday, and although is coming' from New York aviate the direction of the pay for securities sold Lctharidge School Uoard it there are any plums which this sum can hardly arrive- in- time offset any further continental de- mands.' Tlie Bank ol England's re-turn is .plucked. .The followng.was the answer re- cri.ed this morning by the. comrnib- sioners in reply to ah application.for expected to show a large increase irii thc UEe of {he gymnasium of tlie the loan business, a smaller stock of gold, and a sharp shrinkage in the proportion oi reserve to' liabilities, which the higher bank rate and the expected golii arrivals, will partly re- store. The continental' financial nnc poli- tical situation, is so acute; fe.tminster .scho'ol for voting pur- poses next Tuesday "Your application inst. fcr the use of the gymnasium, on .street north .was duly re-. "1 am instructed to inform you. ceivod. that it is essential for the chief fin-: uncial institutions .in u London to Tuesday Au- cided that in future they will depend i by winning three matches in the and regulators, on horses rather than on gasoline championship tournament. In power house s hecn installed in the w'ork more now that unccmm- in the loim ol exciters 1 ty has heen removed with the estah- steam, claiming tihat whilst they preliminary round he downed L not get in such a large acreage, theyjp Brlntwell of Chicago and Kansas will be amply repaid as a result of clty the one-sided score of doing better wojk. with the same figures won from James Weber, a local schoolboy crack; -It'reniainecl for Al Lindauer, a Chicago boy, to give the alien a bat- tle, and he did so, winning the first three games. Then Powell: showed a flash of Davis Cup form, and won the match, OROZCO, TURNED CARBAJAL AND THREATENS DOWN VILLA, El Paso, Tex., July cos, Spaniards, and Federal refugees are backing the'new tion which has had its start.iii Wes- tern Chihuahua, and which is expect- ed to become formidable when Pas- cual Orozco arrives from the south, j The usual fall fair amusement at- traction company 'has commenced op- erations on the circus grounds and Hshmrnt of a higher official minimum rjte. Absolute gloom-jut-vailed today on the Stock Exchange: 'Yesterday :'s BLAZE AT NEW DUNDEE, ONT. Toronto, Out., July Dun- dee had li twenty thousand dollar fire yesterday. SASKATOON DEFEATS BYLAWS MM. H. C, COX Who was and eeiv manager, of the T.lff AB- Ccmpuny bj the board o[ rectori on 23rJ. tons to the acre, and It looks as though it would .repeat this year on last year's potato The 'wheat was tall, well headed, and as as a ball-room floor. The alfalfa was remarkably luxuriant ,and about ready to cut a second time, while the oats and bar- ley were equally as. well advanced: Tho potato field in. this rotation According to reports from Mexico1, sas is now in the po- the. ward system. Saskatoon. Siisk.. July city defeated a bylaw to grant a 20- rraiichise, also one to abolish sition of a man without a country, liot.h he and Marcolo Carayeo. are said to have offered their services to Provisional President Cirbajil to re pel ind Ins Consliliition il troops, hut their offers have heen de- clined Thc Constitutionalists ha-vc threat: cncd to execute both leaders if they arc made prisoners. Hence, these two (ormi.1 commander it will remain here for the ensuing week, A number of Great Northern Rail- way officials, among whom are R. J, Smith, Nelson, District Freight and i Brokers Passtnger Agcui; F. Til. Yale, Wliite- n'sh, Mont., special agent J. A. lUann, Spokane, relief agent, and J E. Cole, Whitefish, aild tor, are here fhscWng up accounts in the local of- fice..Henry Tlawkin, O.'N. inspector of scales, and C. 0. liradshaw, train- master, are also hero on company business. A. Alacdonaiti, president, and U. Macdonald, Winnipeg, and W. G. Bar- clay, general the A.-Mac- donald ti Co., sre here in connection witli the business of'the. local branch. W. It. RC.SS, minister ot.lands, ar- rived in Hie. city this evening and'is In Ihe city football league fixture the Butchers and Teamsters had crop of ia'lures and the fa'ct thjre was no improvement thit European crisis had a.most depress-, tiie same .rental that is paid for the' use of the Labor Temple, which I. understand is 58.00." Of course, thc city has to come' through with the ainount. School Hoard busineK .-seemed the most popular at -this rantning'is meet-, ing ol the council. The Separate. school board wrots requesting .that i ins efffct. stood about, in group's wait'ns for somethiiig to turn up, but they declined to do any business. "British" consols opened at-yester- day's low record :of was i below yesterday's closing prices. !-a portion" pf the taxes paid by' the 1 public utilities be given to the Sep- arate school. .Th checking up1 the 'as- sessment roll the. trustees found- that all.scliool taxes the city: !on-utilities had been placed at the- credit of the public scho'ol. TIrcsy The only transrictioris heard of were last year produced six hundred bush- ]east appear to he forced into a els to tho -acre, ami tho plot Is just as revolition whether thc> it 01 good'this year. Kach plot consists of oile acre; aiid to meet the requirements of ah irrigation farmer with one htin'drefl acres, each crop to consist of ten acres instead of one. The dry land aifaUa does hot show a good growth this'year, but-the irri- gated fields are woritierfiil. Some of the second crop IB already, cut, and the fields another-water- ing. Mr.- Kairtlrta; thinks that a tlJiixl crop'ivHl mature before the frost. The party visited' tho poultry plant, j'.wt recently established, and under Mio care of Mr. assistant not. The two men will get aid. and as- sistance if they successfully escape from Genital Mexico, where they are now operating and can reach the clnily ol tne Lnitcd States border for Unitsd States government offici- als here 'dsclare that the federal land .'n Northern Me: iizcd that their only .h properties is to start revolution in the hope that bring about, intervention A plague of grasshoppers .uporlntendent. 'ed In the Nicola country, Brt i.h Co- to at tho Home Uulo Confer most'aniiroved methods'of raising LOWTntn ibecn asked by; tile King bloodless haltlc on Monday evening The result was one to one. Young Maxwell, the promising pug- ilist pf Fernie, arrived home this ev. eniiif; from Nelson. Maxwell expects Io arrange a bout-here in the near future. The Coal company defeated the j Scouts in the city baseball league on The ollicial scorer dirt not have sufficient paper to keep a-record of all the runs that were made so we cannot give the result. A-game of baseball is'scheduled bc- Iwefii. n picked local tram and a fe- male -aggregation 'that is'louring this locality, for- Thursday evening.. Pig-non flying in Britain Pigeon -a- popular paBtim'e. In'Great Britain; No fewer than OOO.OOO'.rings 'are issn'e'd each.year by Uhe National Homing Union', thp or- ganizing body ofv.the sport. livery pigeon .tha't is now bred is branded at rhe ago of seven or .eight days with one of rings, which bears the Identifying tho pigeon was bred and tinBuishlng letter. By means of' these rlh'gs the ownership and pedigree of a bird can be easily traced. witn Dstahllshed. The commissioners announced today that it was.unable fc Labor Council to ouV to mrct its obligations All the lail- t a and also firms whiciriirZtinental InlsiaMs i man whom they thought The changed bank rate "had no effect on the market as it had been anti- cipated. AMSTERDAM BOURSE REOPENS Amsterdam, July Bourse reopened today, a committee of hank- ers having placed, a large sum of money .-it tlie disposal oi the Bourse comniiltee for loans on national se cliritics. WHARF RATS TWO SI'ECU'l- ToMonnow To EUROPE From From Montreal-', r Prom Saturday. SAILINGS Saturday... Aug. .July 26 Aug. 15.... .CMMndra......Aug. 1, Aug. 8 Aul. 29..... .Athtnil..... .Aua 15 Quo class (It.) cabin'and third class garrted. All large, and up .'to. date. H. B. LIOMAN, General Agent, Miln Street Winnipeg- SIR ARTHUR I4ICOUON Who may become. BrllliU dor ;