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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta July 19.12 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY Pagei- U.C.T. First Annual Outing at Frank Friday, Aug. 2nd The first ATiininl tixcurulon to bo hojil at Ihu. Kooky .Mountain Sii'iiatiirium Hoiol. All tnivo.un; iirp reniiesled to ;it tend and'bring your families and I'ricmts. A Umo for nil al. a rciisonajjlo price. Train IcaVcfi Friday at p.ni: For further piiiLicuUirs in- quire ol' iiny member of the com- mittc'o, R Ifl. A. H. Me- Kcown, UnrtlcU. D. Baker D. .1. EARLY CLOSING NOTICE During the moivtbs of July Eind AufjusL'our b'torc will close at 1 p.m. every. Wednesday. Wo earnflstly solicit the- co- operation of our customers In this movement ;i mid-week rest for our employees in- sure- yon a .belter service; SOUTHARD'S Fashionably and PARK ILL BE MONEYMAKER WILL DRAW BIG PATRONAGE TO THE CITY'S STREET RAIL- ,.WAY "Henderson I'ark is going to he tlic real money-mute for- tins street I railway system lor' some time lo said Mayor Hatch, this morii- I ing. His Worship had just boon hear- I iiig about tin; big crowd which in- vaded the jinrlt last evening, when (lie first -aquatic sports' ever held in Lcthhridgc were advertised! About one thousand peoplemade.the Ions tramp to the ,park, to .wjtncss the events Showing that-Uie- lake is going to prove a real attraction during the JOIIK .summer evi'liint's. If that many jvtend when forced to walk a couple ol miles to do. so, it is easy to tluit t-lie number would have I been doubled many, times if the cars 'had been in' operation. "We are just fixing up a set of temporary rules and regulations gov- erning the continued the May- or. "There must be some syslcm in- ordcr that- the public limy- receive lair play." But next spring Henderson Park is to be put on a basis so "tiat it may be the attraction ii might be. The baseball' the foot- ball pitch and tile tennis courts will all be constructed in the spring so tliat all giimcs may be played at tlie. a-bathing house with JalK'iiccoutrcmcnts, will be built the .lake, .while it ___ the city will who was arrested on July J8, oil Scrcct.a large boat house aiid instal a a charge dl'having been intoxicated I Of craft .which inay be while in charge of a passenger train to UK: park. This running from I.ctbhridge to Alder- entail sonic expense, anil the svdf, was yesterday committed tor ing a caretaker, but it is he- 'll ul by Inspector Swcetapplc. The !'ii0ved that the park will pay for it- case will-come lip.for-bearing at while; the revenue, to the street i session of. of more !Uiau justify the jurisdiction' Meanwhile he isMiclii 'in initiai expense in miking 'the park UP FOR TRIAL .1. u IU1 Calgary, the, west-end of the 'the former is tliat custody. BRAKEMAN -WAS Calgary, July 31 R J Blair, of the Vam.ouvei Haul Inch li.it (algaiv last night it 030, wab in til? abdomen, pioha'ilv latal- Iv. by a hoho who was stealing a de and w liom the brakunsii w trvmg to put oh tic train 1 he occurred near Morley. Blair 'was taken, to hospital :at Banff. He is martini and with his wile at 2307 -Sixteenth street east. The nun who shot hurt is at ig 'the p: the people's playground. j The mayor is highly pleased thai j the park with its big lake is matting j such a the people-'6f Letli- j bridge. As cliainnan of parks ibo'ird on tht 1 Major Hatch is lugeh responsible [for the big'expenditure-which has re- suited in" the establishment 01 Tleij derson Park and IIP still believes tlul, (he cannot cam out too a pohc} lo make the park what it was intended to be from the timo it uas first mooted j A local option campaign will 'he In- augurated at Foil Stanley j For swearing at a: conductor on a Halifax street car man was I iiucd and costs It brings Gooti Luck Bak- ing' day because of a perfnct baking powdur embodied in "Alberta's Best." "Alberla'i is pure, aoluUly "Albarta's Best IB psfectly from any substance injuriout to health. "Alberta's Best" is is known by good cooks your, grocer for it. today. WORK BECAUSE THEY ARE FED STRIKE BREAKERS AT DULUTH EXPLAIN REASON T.HAT THEY :ARE WORKING. July i31. The steve- dores' strike at the Northern Pacific docks in Duluth and Superior is be- ginning to assume a serious aspect. A dozen -freight steamers are tied jup for lack of men to load them, and the strikers are holdiug out firmly, and no men.in sight to take their places. Tile situation is fast 'becoming des- p-arale.' of the foad; here locking. Into the lion. The strikers feel that they have and' that by Saturday the com- pany will he willing to accede lo their demands. The docks are guarded .by special police. The company is advertising for men at cents an hour, With free board and lodging. The men are being foil and lodged in cars I'hc strike bieikcre, fifty m -11, sav that as-soon as the company .quits feeding them 'they will quit. GREAT HONOR FOR -BORDE.N London, July Friday- Bra- inier. Bordeh and his colleagues ave guests at .dinner at the Carlton cliib. Lord Claude Hamilton will 'preside. It Is.the-first time in its his'tory that this exclusive club has ever enter- tained strangers and tickets are at a preniiuJn Crop Prospects Excellent in Southern Alberta from front OMAR the.Ballopn Horse >yith the Sells-Floto Circus here Saturday, Aug. 3 Grassy Lake 85 per cent. Yield Grassy Lake, July conul- tlons la this district are expressed in the words "extra good.'" Spring wheat, flax, barKiy and rvo are the principal grains, and all are looking well. A. careful survey by fi- nancial men justifies an So per caul, yield, and thoro will be an increase of 25 per cent, over last season In quantity. There was no damage to speak of, but a .few stubble fields are a irlfle short in the straw. Cutting will not start for several (lays, but tile spring grain is starting to color, and ten days should see the reapers busy. Carmangay Crops Look Well Carmungay, July wheat, which is the principal grain in tills dls trict, is starting to turn, and with fav- orable conditions cutting should be general in two weeks. What little fall i wheat was sown is now being cut. The winter wheat suffered slightly from the Hessian fly, perhaps affecting the yield from. 3 to 5 per cent. The other crops could not look better, and there is .no doubt 'but tiiat 80 per cent, of expectations .will be realized. Out east the. same story holds good. This district was favored with showers when other districts suffered from drouth, and tile result will be the big- gest yield of grain since the country was opened up. Magrath Is Satisfied Magrath, July be- gan yesterday in the Magrath district and the reports that were brought in- to town from th-3 fields that were be- ing cut, were m'pst satisfactory, and indications are that the grain will yield heavier than was at first cal- culated: Frank Miller commenced cutting yesterday' afternoon on his farm four miles west of town, his grain having ripened beautifully. It is a magnifi- cent stand, and will probably go forty bushels to the acre. A. Skelton, one of the largest farm- ers in the district, will commence to- morrow-, as he has several hundred acres' ready -for the .hinder. Rich started to .cut his fall whea't, south of town, today, and Jensen Brothers will shortly begin on their immense fields wrest and norlhwest of town. Bj week haivesting will be general Uii oujjiout 'this section ot country. Discussing 'the crop situa- tion, a prominent Tar-irier told your correspondent yesterday: "This is ideal weather for the-crops. The -rail wheat is ripening1 a whole lot of the spring grain is beginning to turn. I look good yields n this district; the to tal will not equal that of last season The drouth and cut worms did some damage, and an enormous amount ol land has 'been summer fallowed this season, and will he planted to fail wheat, bunging up the acieage next year Then! arc some splendid barley and flax'crops in tbe'Magrath district this- year, and if you'll listen to me, Magrath Is going to 'set the pace at the Dry-Farming Congress and the 'arious exhibitions this fall" Haying Almost Over Hijing is now ilinost ovei. and 'the farmers declare that the yield this, season has been tile largest for a good main icirs That wmcn was down during the storms, is not materially injuied, the onlj damage being the slight bleicbing that took place. large amount of hay Is being baled :his year, to toe shipped this fall and next spring. Winnlfred Is Smiling Winni-fred, July there ire a few poor fields around Winni- !red, dueHo the fanning meth- ods employed, the crop, as a whole is excellent, and the yield will be pleas ng Oats 4iid hailej ate being cut now. aild the flax and spring wheat aie iipeumg f.isl The oit crop will 'ield heavily, and the 'barley is turn- ng out vvell lr the weathei remains fine there is no doubt of a bumper yield of wheat and flax. .The story here as to poor and good fawning lolds good, as elsewhere, but at tills writing it'would he ;fairly accurate to predict an SO per cent, high -grade rop. Conditions at Taber Taber. July size up the crop Dlidition around Taber, the best state ment would be to say that north of the town the greatest crop on record will be cut, while to the south, which suffered from dry weather the yield will be about 60.-per.cent' There is practically no there a very large acreage o-f spring wheat, and flax and: barley. The weather could .not be better I or ripening, and every one is hoping for in early cutting. The district stretch- ing -'ID miles north of -the town was favored with frequent showers In the early summer and those capable of judging say that the crops simply could not look 'heller. The farmars south were not so fortunate, bin litions could 'bo a lot worse. There will he a big increase in the quantity. Fair at Seven Persons Seven Persons. July wheat Is the staple crop in this dis- trict, and. with the exception- of a small circle surrounding' the town, ft looking well. H Is rather poor ill he immediate neighborhood, but at- :er ono goes out six to nine miles con- litions are eminently eritlsfactory. It would bfi fairly reliable to say the Mstrict as a whole will .have a 75 nor 50 per cent; near'the. town. Spring wheat Is rapidly and should bo rcnily toicut by the end of Ibis week. There, was no damage from pes'ts or hall. Chin Slow In Getting Rain C'bin, .l.uly comes within (bo belt 'east from Lulhbrldge which did not get the rain as early as wish- ed -for, and'some of the crops backward. The story ranges from a to 75 per cent, crop, and it is al very much the old story of good and poor fanning. The wirfter wheat came through all right and will go 25 bush els to the: acre, oats and flax are also: all right, 'but the spring wheat, if.i backward. These conditions cover quite an extensive area. There are, .soifie excellent individ ual crops and'under'favorable condl lions Chin district would show up the Wheat 'District in Good- Shape July. crop out look in the, Claresiiolm, Stavely and Granum districts' is1 the test in three years. At, the-first of the season was .''thought tliat. the rain was going to be io'o'slow In coming, hut It hap pended .'along in time, and the grains hav-e made.-splendid progress since.- Tp.the. vyest of-the town there will be a 100 Vp-ei; .cent, yield. TJiere has not been a drawback of any kiut and the ripening period is in .fill: swing. To the east the wire worm and the Hessian fly did some damage and 70 to 75 per cent. Is the best es- timate. In the Stavely district there was at least 5 per cent, damage from the fly, while the wire worm did most damage out from Granum. The foot- hill country will have a great yield Of OKtS. In the South Couiitry Raymond, July district south of; Jiethbridge. is, perhaps, the In the 'eri'tifa province to harvest any great amount of grain Ibis season. A special, representative of -this papei has gone, over the lines of the C. P. R. south of Lethbr'idgeVand. has made en- quiry as to' the conditions of grain arid the prospects for an early har- vest. At Cardston it was found that the grain was still'in good growing condition, iind would not be harvested for at least ten days. Speaking with Arthur P-erry, the large grain grower and prize winner of -the southern town, the 'Herald learned that there would be at least 90 per. of the grain sown'in the entire' Ctirdston dis- trict'harvested this year. The hay crop has beon a heavy one., and the bulk of It will -be saved by tile end of the week. .Coming on to Raley, the press re- presentative found a splendid field of srain belonging to Dr., Robertson, .which in all probability would he har- vested about the end of this week. On the short branch line -to Woolford harvesting will he genera! by the end of next iweek. At Spring Coulee the concensus of opinion was that the middle of next week wbiild see a great number of Spring Coulee farmers in 'their fields. Fall wheat on the farm of Mr. Fred Pressiller it is anticipated will go '50 bushels to the acre, and will be harvested the end of next week: Mr. Pressiller has some 200 acres of this 'grain; Smith and Ober about GOG ac- res, and Eldridge Bros. 600 acres of fall wheat, and 600 acres of oats. The fall wheat on 'the Eldridge farm, it is thought, .will also go about 60 .bushels to the ncre. If so, this will prove a record crop for the district, and there ig every'anticipation that it will be harvested 'before any serious damage can come through -frost. At Welling Welling farmers report that the grain is ripening I very quickly, and they anticipate that there will be grain cut the middle of this week. By the end of the T. Heninger, Jr., king of farmers Hi the south coun- try, will have a number of binders at work, and next week will see the most of his fall 'grain cut. At Raymond this .paper's represent- ative had a conversation with several implement men, and they informed him that the fanners of the district ware anxious to get binders they had on order, set up and ready for work about Thursday or Friday. The middle of next week will find a good deal of grain in Raymond dis- trict bowing to the reaper, and by the end of the week, in all probability, the bulk of the fall wheat will he cut. On the ridge south of town wheat is splendid crop, and will yield an ab- undant harvest. The CoutU Branch At Coutts, Milk River and Warner harvesting has been in 'progress for some days. Speaking with a home- steader from the homoslead country of thuse places, he gave out the information that in this district much of the grain Is ripe, and will -be cut and shocked by the end of the week. At. Warner' the -crop if, exceptionally heavy, and between this point and New Dayton Is found perhaps the -best grain that, will be produced lu the province this season. New Dayton began harvesting on Monday.' The Miami Farming Co. have had .fifteen binders working, and several hundred, acres cut and s'iookcil. large gang of men are working on this -farm, and no time will 'bo lost in getting the grain Into shape to -withstand any set. hacks that might, come. to. stauHing grain cent, crop, vvilh an average of now and the completion of The Story of a Certain; John "The Apostle of Carelessness" 1 BY J. -H. HAMILTON farmer Advertising Manager Wanamaker's, Philadelphia hald Mis John one when she couldn't oveiloot him auj longei, "you are the best example of my bad taste I havt ever Hostessed Youi clothw haven't beei pies-sed for a month; your shoes look as If you worked, in a brickyard; your collars are more fowled than jour beard, and If .vou stopped to bhear jour cuffs the prlct of cotton would go down like a bob-tailed kite Now either you must get some new clothes, 01 come home through the alley. The new Janitor Is getting suspicious ,pf jour and I can't stand the strain." And John -joid: what John has always said since the word w.M first created. But when lie went down town, .that morning after reading the latest front page sensations and the itoLk icport, he dropped into the lirbt stoie that had j window dlbplaj and said Uimtne a suit a'ciolhes." And the little obscure'dealer in clothing looked 'at him twice and gave him one Also ha gave him some shirts and socks, and collars and Irled to sell him fame jewelrv "from sure- gold" So John went away with a full heart and an empty pockotbook. That night they called on-Ihe Smiths. Smith looked as Im- maculate as a stage lov er and John looked like a pri7B bcob at country fair Then Mis Smith proceeded to treat the delicate sit- uation with a uieat-axe. "Why" she said coyly, "sou've both got on new suits, havent The waj Mrs lohn looked at hei hu.hand isn't going to described here, but the point It, John bad to come back somehow, so he said "How much did jou pay foi your old suit. Smith And Smith said, "I got'this suit, four shirts, two suits ot un- derwear, siv pairs of silk a collars and Ihese shoes for thirty-five dollars Ton see I was laving in a good supply from the summer sales did jou find out about sales? said John, who was now reduced to the meekness ot gelatine "Why." said Smith, laughing, "I read the advertising in Herald" i "So while von were leading the Clearance ads, I engrossed in the subject of Steel said John. Theie's a moral to this tale, and the moral is "When jou want .clothes or shoes or furniture, the thing to read Is a clothing 01 shoe or furniture adveitisement and not a itock leport" harvest. R W Rismgei also began harvesting wheat on Monday of this week, and by Wednesday more than a dozen farmers had cut sumo, and bad the machmeiy in shape right on the job till the w hole Harvest was (lone. TaScen as a whole, theie will be a forty 'to sixtv per cent yield in the south ccimtiy, with perhaps a better showing around Raley and Spring, Coulee. 'Uot of Flax at .Whltla WJiltla, July will have an enormous crop ul llax The acie age seeded to exceeds spnng wheat. With the exception of n nai- row strip struck by hail, the farmeis are looking foi one of then best yeais A -fair estimate of the crop would be seventy-five to eiglltj per cent There will be a large Inciease in the quantity of giam to ship from this point." There is only a small acreage of winter wheat, which is being cut and is turning out well Theie was plenty of moistme here in the grow- ing season, but it is diy now Bow Island's Early Cut Bow Island, Ju'y With inls nf moisture during the eaily gi owing per iod, the crops heie have made splen- did progress, and an eight'-five per ec-nt. yield -is looked for. Ah eadv oats are ripe enough to cut, and leap- r is at woik There was no damage from wlte worm or Hessian flv Foi r or five farmers south vveie hailed out, but were well used by the insurance com- panies. It is expected that spring wheat uttlng will stait about the fifth of aignst.. Province is in. Need (Continued from trout page) >hat is ihe pr will be and led Adopt Humane S) btrm One iiiiug, liowevci, a lat is that Ihi- treatment acconL.. prisoners in the new institution, II be patterned after the vime lines is in the local jail lion Mr Mc- Lean is growing moie and cn- hiisiaslic about tlic humane tfeal- ment of.prisoners ai followed at jCllibridge, and nothing