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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta uic 4, 1912 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Pane ft FqDry Lumber and Building Mcrial of All Kinds Call on OfENS'LUMBER CO^Ud. 1 134-16th Street North-Phone 362 NEW �2.50 ; the. highest price paid for any animal of this breeding was $205.00. ilolsteins There were two ilolsteins ; the average price being $75.00, and the highest price secured for any one animal was $80.00. " Hcrel'onls There were six Merefords, which sold at an average price of $140.83. The highest price was captured by Oswold Palmer of I.acomhe, for Alberta Hesiod 30th, which sold at $18f).00. Shorthorns The Shorthorns numbered 23, The average price bid was $149.17. The highest price realized was $235.00, as above stated. . ., The bidding was keen throughout,, because it was apparent from -the start that there were not enough; bulls to go round. It is evident t.liAt interest in beef cattle is on the increase in Alberta. NOT THROUGH BALLASTING YET IMPOSSIBLE1 TO PUT FAST TRAIN ON ALDERSYDE LINE UNTIL. ^UTUMN When the new summer time table was first mentioned a few weeks ago, it was thought that the C. P. R. would endeavor to put on a through passenger train on the Kipp-Aldersyde line, in order to give better connections between Lethbridge and Calgary. The Board of Trade took the matter up with General Superintendent Price at Calgary, and urged that steps be taken in this direction. Supt. Price has, however, informed the Board that it is impossibla to make such a change at the present time. He gives as his reason that the line is not ballasted properly to permit of a fast train being run over the line at present, and on this account the old rotue, via Macleod, is preferable for some time to come. However, he states that, a large gang of men are now at work ballasting the line, and h-e expects that W "'the time the fall time schedule goes Into effect, it. will be ready for a fast-service, which will cut off more than i/oue hour in the time between- Leth-bridge and Calgary. A foi c )f linemen are also at work on the li.iu "Hitting the telegraph line '� iu shape, 30 that there shall be no ob- | structibn in the way of a faster ser- I vie in the fall. A good service is now being given over the old line via Macleod, this having been made possible by the re- ! placing of the tifi-uouud rails by 8r>-pound rails on the Calgary-Macleod branch. The Kipp-Aldersyde line is equipped with (>5-pound rails at pve- ;. sent. CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOLS MR. HAMILTON TELLS OF GOOD WORK 'DONE'BY SPECIAL COMMITTEE \V. A. Hamilton, superintendent of the city schools, returned yesterday from Edmonton, where he had been attending the final meeting of the committee for revision of course' of studies for high schools throughout .the .province, 'in. the. organization of this^coursc thefcvojdjt retired ; for teachers' examinations %~asjbeen giyfcn special attention, as this will be the course-'receiving the largest attention iu the smaller, high schools of the province. Provision is made for spe^ cial courses in the city high schools.; Jr. these, students, desiring to secure a general or commercial education will be allowed to � select special studies. Manual training and domestic science will now be.recognized as high school subjects for the first two-years. Up to the present special courses have not been recognized by the department, consequently schools have been prevented from adapting their curriculum to local needs. It is |'be-lieved that the'change-will bring the high school into closer connection with business and industrial life andyi that students taking the special courses will be qualified, not merely as office assistants, but as future directors of business enterprises. The chairman of this educational committee has been Dr. Tory, president of the University of Alberta, and much of the success of the^wprk has been due to his wnole-hearte.d'direction. It is believed that the new program will for many years bear testimony to Dr. Tory's interest in the cause of education. It is interesting to note that since the appointment of the committee about eighteen months ago three lircn have occupied (he position of Minister of Education the original committee being selected by ex-Premier Rutherford, the first meeting being called by Hon. C. It. Mitchell, and llie last meeting by Hon. J. R. Boyle. That the members of' the committee have the. cause of education at heart is disclosed by the fact that they have contributed their time and thought to the work without pecuniary remuneration. The new courses hereinbefore outlined will go into effect with the opening of the schools' alter the mid-summer holidays. G. N. WILL SHORTEN MAIN LINE Road Plans Important Improvement in Montana Whitelish, Mont., June 3.-in connection with the contemplated improvements to be made by the Great Northern by building the' Sun River branch out of Great Falls to Augusta and thence to Java, a point 75 miles east of here, it is said that this road will eventually be part of the main line to the coast, which will be much shorter' than the present route, and Urn the Libby cutoff, which has been talked about so much here, will also be built, starting out of Whitehall and running south and west to Jennings. . ,. ,.' .' Tempt a weak "aTT" FLAKES hearty hunger with this cereal confection I as SWIFT JUSTICE IF HE IS CAUGHT MOB HOWLING FOR VENGEANCE CHASING NEGRO GUILTY OF HEINOUS OFFENCE Salisbury, Md., June 4.-Enraged residents of Princess Anne and other nearby places, surrounded the jail here last night, demanding the delivery of Wesley Siiles, a negro, who had been brought here from Princess Anne, where he was arrested on the charge of having twice attempted to assault Mr. Phillips' fourteen-year-old daughter. The negro was spirited away, however, and ' his present whereabouts are unknown. According to the girl's story the negro attacked her yesterday and had made a previous attack last week. Miles has been in the employ of Mr. Phillips, who conducts a store near the railroad station. After the first attack the girl says that Miles threatened tq kill her with a knife if she told on him. When, he made the second attempt yesterday she informed her mother. The negro was arrested last evening, placed in an automobile and brought here. He- is married and has seven children. / A cordon was thrown about Salisbury ai\d men in autos hurried to Dei-rnar, Laurel, Pocomokc City and Cambridge in the hope of heading off the sheriff and his prisoner. It was believed the sheriff, would attempt to get his prisoner aboard a train for Baltimore also at some station along the line, but meii were sent to every station reached' by auto and they intend to setffcli the train at every stop. No corjeeaiment; was made oE;the intention to lynch the negro ii he is captured. DIVORCED IN NIGHT COURT Nevada Judge, Molds a Session to Oblige New York Woman Reno, Neva-da, June 3.-Holding a night session of the divorce court as' a convenience for Mrs.. Beatrice V. O'Brien, Judge John K. Orr, has issued to her an absolute divorce for desertion,.and Ijo rapidly did the wheels of justice move that Mrs. O'Brien, accompanied by her young son, departed the same evening for San Francisco. John O'Brien, the defendant, is a member of the firm of a moving picture company at 21G Broadway, New York. Mrs. O'Brien is a daughter of the late George Marrin, a wholesale liquor dealer of New York and Brooklyn.  It is reported here that iMrs. O'Brien will shortly be'married to a wealthy New Yorker, who got his decree in Keno about seven months ago. The Finishing Touch may be beautiful or lasting:-or it may be bright today, dull and lading: tomorrow. Depends entirely on the quality of the paint used. To be sure the finishing: touch on your home is right and lasting use House Paint It is tough, yet elastic; impervious to heat, cold, rain or snow-stands the weather better than other paints; lasts longer, looks better. A splendid lino of beautiful colors gives you a wide range of choice. Sold by leading dealers. Write today for free book of "Suggestions"- for paint users. rveSL --co G.F.STEPHENS &COSJ!Tl2 PAINT AND VARNISH MAKERS WlNNIPEG.CANADA BRANCH AT CALGARY SOLE AGENT FOR LETHBRIDGE Hayr Hdw. Co. MADE IN-CANADA TRAIN SATURDAY BOARD OF TRADE WILL SHOW THE VISITORS OVER THE CITY On Saturday next, the "Made in Canada" exuibit train, with its party of Canadian manufacturers will arrive, coming in from the East at five o'clock in the morning, and leaving at noon. Great interest is being man ifested in the city on this unique advertising scheme, and there is sure to be a large crowd iu attendance at the exhibit cars during the whole forenoon. The Lethbridge Board of Trade will undertake the entertainment of the visitors, while they are in the city, ar�d have mapped out a morning's Instructive entertainment, which will combine business with pleasure. The plan is to combine the "Made in Canada" trip with the "Made in Lethbridge" excursion. The "see Lethbridge first" trip, which was postponed some time ago on account of inclement weather conditions will be a continuous performance all next Sat urday morning. It is proposed to make up automobile parties of local business men and the visiting manufacturers, these parties to visit all the places in Lethbridge and surrounding districts where anything is manufactured. The itinerary will in all probability be much the same as that mapped out for the postponed "see Lethbridge first" trip, although the time will have to be cut down considerably. This combination of events will give the business men of Lethbridge an opportunity to learn what the visitors think of Lethbridge as a manu. facturing centre, and. what chances there are to make it a great industrial centre iu the future, when the population of the South is many times what it is now. And the visitors will at the same time see for themselves the sort of country which supports growing cities like Lethbridge, which lis constantly calling on them for their manufactured goods. It will be one of the most unique entertainments yet afforded the visiting party, and should be productive of good results all round. The details of the plan will be arranged more fully at the weekly meeting of the Board of Trade on Thursday evening. Crop Conditions in Lethbridge District (Continued from front page) moistureto do until the. end of June. The crops never looked: better, nor prospects brighter. All you have to do is to go out into the country, and talk to the old-timers to catch the spirit of enthusiasm prevailing. Vye travelled lately as far east as Medicine Hat,1 and didn't see anything wrong with the country anywhere." Conditions North of City Carmaugay, June 4.-A fair summary of crop conditions in this district would be to say that there has been an abundance of rain iu the district east of this town, and not enough between here and Claresholm. The Sundial, Bowville and Swe^t Valve districts and all- along the Black Spring Ridge, have had frequent and heavy showers. In town there has also been considerable rain, in -fact, on Monday of last week there was a regular soaker. On the west side there have been only a few scattered showers and the farmers would gladly welcome rain. On the whole, the crops are looking splendid, and if rain comes tor the west country soon it will be a banner year. In the South Country Warner, June 4.-Rain is needed in this district, although up to the present, the crops have come along finely and have not suffered. Farmers, however, complain that the. few scattered light showers to date are not sufficient, being merely temporary in thei; beneficial effects. The ground needs a thorough soaking and if it comes within a week there will be rejoicing. So far the crops are looking well and timely rain will result in a bumper harvest. In the homestead district east of Warner there has been considerably more rain than around the town, and farmers are apparently well satisfied with weather conditions. Optimism Everywhere Charles S. I-lotchkiss, chief publicity commissioner of the province, was a visitor in the city today. Seen by a Herald representative, Mr. Hqtchkiss, when interviewed regarding agricultural conditions at present, stated that between Edmonton and Lethbridgvsr the crops were looking in fine shape. "In fact," continued Mr. liotchkiss, I never saw the grain looking better." Farmers everywhere are very jubilant over the condition of the soil, and although Lethbridge may look ;i little dry, still the surrounding country never looked better. When in Claresholm recently, Mr. I-lotchkiss found farming men there very optimistic over the prospects for this year. However, concluded Mr. Hotchkiss, Lethbridge is about due for a rainfall, and indications today point that way. Around Chin To the Herald this morning, a. S. Dunham, wlto controls a large tract in, the Chin district, said that thut jwrf. of the..country was becoming 20 per cent off ALL THIS WEEK Male Attire Clothes 130.00 Suits..... $24.00 #28.00 Suits..... $22.40 $25.00 Suits. ...... . $20.00 122.00 Suits-. . ... $17.60 120.00 $16.00 * 15.00 Suits $12.00 RIDPATH Cash Tailor and Clothier 707 Hull Blbek Plioue 730 MADE-IN-CANADA' Train Exhibition twelve electric* lighted cars-over one hundred inter* estihg exhibits- of Canada's wonderful industrial development At C. P. R. Depot. LETHBRIDGE Haturdiiy, June 8th, from 9 a. in., to 6 p. in. Don't miss this unique "Travelling Exhibition." It will be a reveU ation to you. Free illustrated lecture* during visit. FREE ADMISSION TO EVERY CAR 202 rather dry, hut nothing.is suffering as yet A Great Prospect . A. Cazier, one of the largest farmers in the Cardston district, is in the city today on his way to Chin, where the contTact on the irrigation system reservoir, is being pushed under his supervision. Mr. Cazi'er motored through from Cardston this-morning, and thus had an excellent opportunity to inspect the crops through the district south of Lethbridge. At Cardston, Spring Coulee and Magiath they could not possibly be Better. ..Winter wheat stands twenty or twenty-five inches in height, and has a most luxuriant appearance. There is absolutely nothing-" hindering its growth', and he believes that'the yield this summer will be a record breaker. But after Magrath is passed on the way north, the crops are not so strong; looking, nor is there such an evidence of moisture. / ' The mercury points to rain, and an early change iu weather conditions. The fact that the wind is now easterly bears out this hope. Grassy Lake Well Supplied Grassy Lake, June 4.-"We .-have had plenty of rain here," is the opinion expressed by persons who ought to know. The rainfall'-'has amounted to two inches in the last ten days/and the rain has been general' froih Taber east to Medicine Hat. There has not been as much rain south of Ivipp Coulee. Crop conditions are excellent, and the farmers are very optimistic. 'Rich Silverwarcl -rich in quality and beauty-should grace every home. Choosi' Iff ROGER? BUS. Tilt i brand "SilPtrflattilmt known.i Wtmr�' It is the original ' and genuine "Ri 'i**well as the TAFi" GREETS THE KING Washington, June 3.-President Taft sent the following congratulatory message to King George today. "On this, the anniversary of your birth, I extend to your Majesty iu the name of the government and people of the United States hearty congratulations and my own sincere wishes for/your personal health and happiness and continued prosperity for the Empire over which you reign." SAVED HIS SQUAW AND LOST HIS LIFE Fort William, Ont, June 4.-John Bouar, an Indiau, was drowned in Dog river, � ten miles above Kamin-istiquia, on the Canadian Pacific. John and his squaw were coming down Crooked Rapids, when their canoe upset. John saved his squaw, but lost his own life. Indians - are searching for the body with little prospects of success, as the water is. very rapid. Constable Stringer investigated, but could do nothing. NA-DRU-CO LAXATIVES are entirely different from others both in their composition and their effect-complete evacuation without purging or discomfort. 25c. a box at your druggist's. NATIONAL DMUa AN* CHCMICAl t�. I�5 Lethbridge, Alta.,June 3,1912 Messrs. Contractors, Teamsters and Carters: � Lethbridge District, Gentlemen:-We beg to acknowledge your favors of past dates and to solicit still bigger o:ies. Wc have been offering you Fie.h and Tudhope Gears at cost ui il wo are almost broke paying advertising rates. You do not lake us at our word. We mean it. These wagons are NOT "Old Jlaids"; yet we will refuse."no reasonable offer" for them. A Another Matter:-Most of tlir> hay left in the country is pretty punk. We have 130 tons of as fine timothy, as grows out of doors. Ours is being baled at. Magrath. Can guarantee every pound of it. Your teams will do their best work on this timothy if Ted with Our No. 1 Fvvtra Oats-forty pounders, if they weig'h an ounce. What about Potatoes?-We have 2u tons of the finest spuds that ever helped to cloy the hungry edge of camp appetites. They are big as small turnips, white as large eggs, and smooth as a real estate "ad." Yours truthfully, Hyde & Saunders P. O. Box 112; Phone 1244 Second Avenue East ?999999999999 4365 ;