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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta j, yr Lctterldge Dally Friday. June 3, IftlO. FAIRMONT Cither 8ites investment purposes you cannot afford to over- It is the closest-in Sub-divUion in the City and is within the City Limits. Every lot is nerfertlv level FAIRMONT is the best buy in Lethbridge to-day 4 9r Prices range from to per Lot i Terms: One Quarter Gwh, balance 3, 6 and 9 months LOWES Real Estate and Financial Brokers J. R. Anderson, Lethbridge Manage OMPANY Loam and Insurance >Kean Block, Ford Strict Unices: Calgary, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Vancouver, High River, Nanton i v V "THE JOY" Equal to any range in the country Absolutely' Guaranteed A Malleable range with all improve- ments Without Reservoir, regular With Warming Qoset ,r- See this range before you buy C. W. GRAY Round Street Next Dallas Hotel CARDSTON N E WS NOTES Cardston, June 1 The fall wheat in .the" Cardston district was never in .a more flourishing condition, being thirty inches in height and well stoo'.ed. The spring wheat is also ex- cellent, being fifteen to sixteen Inches high and plenty of moisture for some time to come. Grass Is also doing especially at Cardston and west The hay crop will be excellent. The alfalfa Is In good shape also and will easily average six tons to the acre. The Board of Trade Intend sending specimens of grains, etc., to the pro- vincial Calgary and Dry Farm- ing Congress at Spokane. The Board of Trade is very much alive and is sending D. S. Beach as their delegate to the meeting of the Associated Boards of Trade at Brandon. Building Is very active in Cardston, thirty or forty houses being' course or erection: and four-blocks on Main street. The stone quarry J3 working full blast, trade being very brisk.' The ta- bernacle is also being rushed'lor ward' to completion. FREAK CHICKS AT SPOKANE One Laid An Egg Before It Wat Five Months Has Three ______ 1 Spokane, Wash., June .E. La Barge of 2516 North Standard Ave. has a Plymouth Rock chick with three legs, and Joseph Gump, living at 213 East Art avenue; distinction for a single-combed Rhode Island Red which laid its first egg four months and 23 days after it was hatched. The Plymouth' Rock has 14 six 'of them growing on the third leg. Other- wise the chick appears to be normal. The third leg Is one and one-haff inches in length. It la perfectly form- ed and'is as useful as the other two, each with four toes, in scratching for food. Mr. Gump's pullet probably has broken all records for early layers, but there is nothing remarkable "about the-bird. The egg is of ordinary, size and weight. The Spokane Poultry and Pet Stock association will award a medal to Mr. Gumpfon June 20, un- less in thef meantime thjj officers hear of a better record a pullet. All claims accompanied by affi- davits and photograph of the pullet addressed to R. H. Hughes, assistant secretary of the Spokane Chamber of Commerce. SHACKLETON GOING NORTH Vancouver, June Ernest Shackleton, the noted English Ant- arctic explorer, this afternoon stated that he is now planning an expedition to the northern portion of British America. He expected to organize a party'next year and explore the sec- tion from Hudson Bay to the Mac- kenzie river and Arctic ocean. Lethbridge Iron Works Co. Ltd. Founders and Machinists Boilermakers General Blacksmiths and Repairers Traction Engine Repairs a Specialty We carry a complete stock of Gear Wheels for Reeve's 32 H. P. Traction Engine. Spokes, Machine Bolts, Cap and Set Screws always in stock Mild Steel and Sheet Steel of all sizes Agents for FrictionSess Babbit Metal, and all other kinds of Babbit and Bar Tin. A full stock always on hand Boiler Tubes of all sizes in stock. One 11x14 Jenckes Plain Slide Valve Engine in first class order One Small Boiler Feed Pump in good condition One Cookson Feed Water Heater Lethbridge Iron Works Co. Ltd. Box 3010 Baroness Road Phone 332 BIG FORTUNE ISIIFT TO WOMAN Unknown Miner Is Appreciative Of Kindness Spokane, Wash., June 2. Bread cast upon the waters in nursing back to health and grubstaking a prospeo-, tor in the Montana Hills, 20 years ago, probably will return in the shape of a fortune, estimated at to Mrs. Dolly E. Baker, living with her family in Northern Idaho, 36 miles east of here. R. J. Filmore, o! Rochester, N.Y., who is on the way to Spokane, believes the woman, is the rightful heir, designated in the wild as "Dolly divorced1 from Willard J. Grant, at Helena, Mont., in June, 1890." "It might be that one ol the boys in the old mining cainp remembered she continued, "for in those days, as is the custom to-day, the settler keeps the latchstring on the weatherside of his shack. My family befriended many prospectors in those days when sick and in need, and in numerous instances we .provided grub- stakes after they recovered their health and were able to continue the search for the yellow in the hills. "But the whole thing is a mystery to me, as I do not even know the name of the person made me his heir, and probably sl shall not learn of it until after has completed his investigation that I am the "Dolly Grant" he is look- ing for .in the Northwest." To establish her identity, Mrs. Bak- er produced the decree of the court at Helena, granting a divorce from Grant at the time mentioned, but said that she is unable to recall any one who could leave a fortune to her, adding it could not bs a relative, as other memhers of her family, which is a large one, would have heard of it and advised her long be- fore this time. Mrs. Baker was located near Coeur d'AIene, Idaho, as the result oi an item in western newspapers, several weeks ago. the lines you -have asked for. He directs me to tell you that they were written by a young Australian poet, Robert Richardson, and Mr. Clemens made an adaptation of them for the grave of his daughter: r Warm Summer sun, Shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, Blew softly here. Green sod above Lie light, lie light. Good night, dear heart, Good night, good night. A photograph of the stone upon which the lines Appear show that the scrupulously conscientious Mark Twain enclosed the verse in quotation marks, thus disclaiming originality for its authorship. JAPS NECESSARY TO THE WEST California Commissioner Reports On Inquiry Covering Over Year Among Farms Employing Nipponese. Sacramento, Cal., June form of unskilled as is now represented by the Japanese, is essential for the development of the specialized agricultural industries of California. This is the conclusion of the re- port -of the state labor commissioner just to the governor on the Japanese in California, which was pre- pared after a year of careful field work by a corps of special agents among the farms employing Japan- ese. The investigation 'was author- ized by an act of legislature just af- ter the anti-Japanese agitation in Cal ifornia in 190S-09. Totally Different Clothes ALL clothes may'look alike, until you' compare them with "Progress Thetf see the little niceties exclusivecess of style the perfection "of work- honest every Progress Brand" garment. "Progress Brand'' are the totahy different different in a way that appeals to yoor best judgment. You can always identify these -totally different clothes by the share with all other admirers o? Mark Twain, now that the venerable sions. humorist sleeps beside his beloved In j employ whenever they arc on parade the peaceful beauty of God's Acre at I at ceremonies' or other special occa- Elmira. H Under tfate of Uecemoer 1, 1905, Miss Lyon, Mr. Clemens' private sec- retary, penned the following, note which Is here submitted In order that Its publication may settle once for all the uncertainty of the authorship of this sweetly tender verse. Two quaint survivals of old Gcus- toms in the German Emperor's army were noticeable at a recent presenta- tion of colors in Berlin. One of these was the old head dress worn by regiment of foatguards, as shown in the accompanying photograph, other was the rather "goose step" which As each company approaches the saluting point in turn its leader gives the customary word, and then a few paces nearer, "Atigen- or "Eyes left." Upon this the knee o[ the advancing foot, and t throwing fonvard the toc as far it the officers bring their swords to the salate7 the men act as shown in the "Mr. Clemens is glad to send ann mrrone instantly raises will go. brings the heel to the ground with a resounding clicV. This is con- step is resumed. j i, tmued for some distance past .tic saluting point, when on the coot- mand "Gradaus" the ;