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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbri.dge. Alta.. TEAMSTERS ARE GIVEN SUPPORT Traces and Labor Coun- cil End Demands lorse Their BRICKLAYERS, TOO Delivery Wagon Drivers to be Put on Same Basis BOW ISLAND'S THIRD BIG WELL Gas Flows in Huge Quant- ities From new >ource With Proper Weather Conditions a Huge Yield is Assured in Territory That was Practically Bald Prairie Four Years Ago of Fine Homes and Enterprising Never Looked Better E. Coste. of Toronto, president of Judging by the tone of the meeting lhc Prairie Fuel (Jas which has j Of liic Trades and Labor unions held a franchise to supply natural gas to: In st. night the labor temple l-he this was in the city last labor situation in the city is once i leaving for Calgary this morning. more si rained, arid ihe outcome does I whilc in tne Coste told of j not look any too bright at present. lht- company striking gas in its third (The object 01 the meeting was tode-jue11 at Bow Island at a depth of Wil .sou AYclls .Daton 200.000 bushels 200.000 bushels 170.000 500.000 busJir bn si 10 }Iilk River .400.000 bushe 250.000 bushels 50.000 bushels 1.825.000 bushels CRi WINTER WHEAT Very Optimistic Report Reaches Government From South (Special to the Kdir.ontoii, .June reports supplied by a thousand correspondents throughout the province, the depart- ment of agriculture is now engaged hi the preparation of its first crop bulletin of 1911 season. This bulletin Agricultural Society Held an Important Meeting RACE TRACK j To be Fixed up and Made One of the Best in Canada take in connection with the cst of anv struck vet. strike of the .newly organized Team- Wllile in the cit-v. Mr- Coste did Ler-hbridge planning: for the grandest exhibition ever held in 'Southern Alberta in barely two months, the directors bestirred them- which will be issued in a few daysjselves lasc night at tbeir regular will tell of niiiformly favorable grow-i monthly and planned out ing conditions, we'll advanced grain ia Iarge amount of must To the average citizen an estimate 'hand, and far in the distance, and one growing- in scores of fields. The farm __________ of a crop of nearly two million im-uressed our S'Jorious lieri- of every farmer who neglects to kill j aad largely increased crop acreage pis from r r 'l taee and inwardly hopes that Death's j this weed, as well as other bad weeds, i ih? thirty-seven districts "into SILTS u.ton, which was declared on j noi see mayor or tne from points along a line of rail- :summons will be Ion- delayed until jsliould -be decorated with a sign bear-! which the province is divided. June 2. After discussing thc situa- j about the proposed change in the (road that four years ago was uot pro-itlle fliture development of the country i ing these words in letters as larse as! in vears has there been sue-in ,Qessed are still only jpainter can paint and board "can 'a crou outlook at thi, been heM back far on the oth- jscratching the soil, for even though {carry: "I am a careless farmer. .My h to cridorsc the action of the! a1- ils meeting last Tuesday. A. irrigated area around Stirling, j the fields of grain seem abundant in [land is losing in value done in order to have the new- grounds in shape for the event. They are well pleased with the progress al- i ready made on the main building, but Lhal all the unions voted communication from the company Iducins auy grain at a11' except from is teamsters in tlieir stand for higher j -who is looking after The bricklayers also voted to j company's interests here, spoke si and by their previous decision notice mayor on the subject. theseems almost ridiculous but the troub-itheir n'imber -and extent, the un-care." to I touched prairie is vast, far greyer in mayor Adams told him that as far as he to use any brick or other material on the jobs .they are now working on except- what- drawn before the i to submit the bylaw asked for to the j cent crop prosp was declared. From present indications le with the "average man" is that heju.s she than the land that is pro'dnc- hasn't seen the country this year and (iriS'. s concerned, he would be willing j has no idea, whatever, of the raagnifi-! Coming within sight of The figures with, noxious weed, Alfalfa Ready to be Cut Around Stirling- are many fine ling fields of spring grain especially Stirling. the viJ5age the gardens are surpris- mustard. 'irigly well advanced and the alfalfa crop outlook at tins stage L. work on acount of the lack of the hnr -r, ll'" Said Harcom, therewithal. 'However, the but 1 don tj deputy minister of agriculture. Mr. voted some thne ago is now at tkr is superintending compila- tion of the crop bulletin. Not. all the reports of the crop correspond- ents have been received as vet, but disposal, and at last night's meeting: they made arrangements for the ex- penditure of most of it. The main business before the meeting was to people if the company, would agree Jen provide, of course for the continu- into and the farmers who is almost ready for ihe "first cuttinn. no ac- to Ulcir rat tion will bf taken ir: the matter by -thc unions until the material alreadv payers voted against thc new bylaw. Mr. Dingrnan did not seem particu- I jance of the present ideal weather con- litions and the falls of rain in proper witli 11 to grow are fairly soaked in the neighborhood of Letbbridge condemnatory adjectives. It 'several fields of alfalfa also looked as i i i f -i t -I- larlv u> lllis i i bin .made- drawn is used. It is just possible that the .difficulty will be settled be-j definite repl-v- mayor thought- fore that .time, but the different team lllis a "'the' i quantity between now and seems an outrage upon Providence.-though they could be cut at any mo- harvest fhat He who has given this country men t no.w. jsuch a blessed land, should have crea- i A very prosperous looking farming the majority are how in and coudi-! reach some decision regarding' the tions reported aro most satisfactory, (race track and the erection of the. ne- Jn portions of Southern Alberta op- Cgssary stables and pens for the live pressed by drought last year, fall exhibit, and for this purpose R. wheat is now safe with sufficient E- McArthur, engineer, and E.E. Gar- moisture already to carry it to ma- lurity. An average rainfall during the architect, were present. 'Mr. McArthur reported that he had owners are non-committal when subject is-broached. A- 15 percent, in- crease in the wages of the teanrsters siii'lUy means that they will have to raise their schedule of prices to cov- er the amount, and thus the onus fall on the general public, II iliey were not paying as high or high- er wages than those paid in the oth- er cities of Alberta they say that they would feel at liberty to concede the? increase, but as the matter stands they refuse to take any action. An- other thing about which they feel ag- grieved is that they were given hard- ly three days' notice of the decision of the teamsters to go on strike if their demands were not met. Another point raised at the meet- ing last night had reference to the to .be paid delivery men th is plenty or there are other would be clad to companies set a franchise With a fair rainfall this month and upon that-land who are so care- ,Iess and lazy as to allow grain and which -July the farmers on the Coutts line 'soil to be, ruined this weed. Re- region is that tributary to Weils Sid- g. U is only a few years ago since supply gas to city on the terras this company has. tolwili harvest a crop of bush- j that T? every field you see r the AVells farm was the onlv one in crops. month is all that is required j'oolced the present race course, to ensure a full growth'of all other ancl faults msMy. It is too low in comparison with the re- ihat now most of the APPEAL WAS LOST BY CITY A. R. and I. A trip through this strip of territory some careless neighbor who has per- mitted' tlle almost double the amount ever the owner particular leouatry-seems to be under cultivation harvested .from bpth branches of: the to blame. It is Kight'ai the siding lhe Alberta Farrn- With an early start, the: best of of and tie weather, and increased acreage there! believe that the been too done, .there ing Co. has an elevator and -f.-'iio Over he bad to seed and TliejacreS on both of the track be-1 "ne m" the hest ever .harvested _in Al- to" between Letbbridge and the American over the to it. On the 'brow Of a hill east j Mimpmucaoie boundary a revelation, of occupied land is either i country, onto the farm of some care- Li-erv nil farmer. jreen with In several cases farmers of the track is one of the. most sub- j -ntia] farm homes to be found in grain or brown with the soil that is lllad t0 ploilgh "p 'tlieir winter wheat' south, and it is there the alert "tha spring- to kill the mustard, which of the company; Mr. Golds- being turned up by the ploughs. The farmers themselves are most optimis- why shouldn't they be, for on their farm, through no snce of their own. -Still, with worlliy, lives. On this farm there are 15SO acres in winter wheat, 21'So acres and See average Lethbridge citi- izen know that on unirrigated land, al- Thc city lost its appeal against thc j most at his very door, one of the decision of the Supreme Court in jmost productive districts in the coun- anfl! the action brought against it hy J. jtry? Eight miles south-east is what never did conditions point to a more !aM- the ancl the lessons jin spring- wneatf and m in oats, Sev. bountiful harvest. i taught in the past, mustard is seen jeraj hundred acres of the spring Get iwheat: Does the _ NOTHING BUT THE BiLU SAYS T'HE PRESIDENT the union voted to consider the team- sters driving delivery rigs as being on the same basis as the other team- sters in the city, and they will therefore apply to thc merchants for the same wages. This means that drivers of single delivery rigs will G. Robertson Co., for damages [is known as Wilson done to their stock by water which E. 13. Wilson, comptroller of the flooded their basement from the A. R. I., and it" the place never be- street. The case heard yesterday comes other than a siding, Mr. Wilson at Calgary before the Supreme kan proud of it. for adjacent to it, Court, en bane with Chief Justice j2re the borne? of some of the most T.'arvey, Justices Heck, Scott farmers in Southern AJ- ask for per month and of double j -Stuart on the bench. C. F. P. Cony-iberT-a- around there are immense rigs. The Herald called on sev- j bearc. K.C., spoke at length on fine fields as one era! of the merchants this morning to j half of the city, addressing the court inquire what action they were pre- for about two and a half hours; A. pared to take in the matter, but all ft. .Dunlop, of -Shepherd Dunlop, non-committal. The object, they proceeded to argue Robertson's case said, had tint, been broached to them, j when the court, stoppcc hut it- is understood that thc execu-j it was not necessary for him to speak, of the union will call upon all i as they- had decided to dismiss thc merchants today to find out their i appeal, which was done with costs. feeling in the matter. The retail j clerks' union refuses to make any statement, but; if the drivers of de-! livery are i-ailc-tl out there prom1-j ises !o be a serious situation. The merchants, however: intimate, that if i they are forced to meet thc demands of the unions they will have to raise their prices, also to cover their creased expenses. would wish to cast eyes noon. So H j promising is th? crop that a couple of M .elevator companies are considering i-4 ithe erection of an "xevafor thpre him and said! 'f. fl" oohing m jail directions rue grain is near at New York. June bill, the whole hill and noth- ing but the bill." Thus Pre- sident Taft summed up an earnest u'ea for fhe.unamend- ed adoption by the senate of the reciprocity agreement he- Tore a representative audi- ence last night. The occasion was the OBii'suer given by the Xew York Produce Exchange CO the Interstate Cotton Seed Crushers Association. was drifted- during a heavy iwindsiorm gjx weeks ago, 'but the is coming along nicely since 'jihe recent rains, and there is every prospect of an average 'iproof tliat Alberta grain can't be kept growing even if it is buried. A other fields, where drifting had 1 ]occurred, indicated that the soil had MINISTER WAS moye-.'tlie track fifty feet to the side had: been suggested, so that the only ;u'ay to overcome the difficulty would be to fill in the present bed of-the" track raising it about two feet. He had talked the matter over with- Mr. Haagv of Calgary, who had told him that this would make as good or even a better track than the Calgary race- course, on account of the peculiar na- ture of the loam to be found here. If this Is the case LethbricSge "will have the fastest track in Western Canada, The measurements of the track as it stands are correct according to the Toronto, June 9.-Word reached the Jaid down racing_guides, city last: night yesterday morn- nd in in Particular pains jbeen too well worked and was so fine top that-the wind hadn't much diffi- playing hob with it. Adjoining Alberta Grain Growers farm to south west, i? the big farm of the Iowa Laud Co.. where there are 300 jaeres in winter wheat. Tfli) acres in wheat. P.rtO in flax and in oats. Flax i? being seeded on .many farms in the south country this Herbert Johnston- is the man-i of this excellent farm be taken to have the proper grades observed on the stretches which-'will overcome one of the present dlffl- (Continued on bark CORONATION in- The teamsters have apparently jnade up their minds to remain out until the team owners decide to REHEARSE THE CEREMONY AND ALSO THE GREAT PRO- CESSION divine of Toronto, strolled out into the woods from the Gleason Health resort KHSI Mill, Elmira, N. V., j On motion, the engineer was re- the body being found by an attend- prepare plans and spedfl- ant Ications for the work to be done to put. Rev. H. S. was associate Ithe course in the besc possible shape, secretary of temperance and moral and to advertise for tenders. 'reform of the Methodist church will be ready tomcrr- CjKi.ula. nnri known from the worlrolmea.ux of! WILL MANAGE A BRANCH can P. C. P. R. TRACKS WASHED OUT ;brid9c' the company will go west .VSanltoii, Juiie terriffr t.hnnd- over thc C. P. R. trsck or ever er storm accompanied by a their own paralleling it. Of the station site has yet been chosen, but if the above state- are correct, as thcre is .Milltown Cress on the charge of mur- derinii bis wife by strangiing her, baa iheen resumed. Physicians testified j that the marks on the lower part, of j heavy downpour washed our the C. P. 'course. the neck were of suoh a nauire as to tracks west of the town, and a hanf indicate that they were caused before j belonging to Alex Scott was struck by death. The crown is proceeding on 'lightning: and burned and four horses, the (lieory thai jealousy was the to Trtos. Carswell and .las. ;reason to believe, it Is reasonable to pause of the crjms. were killed. that the will be locat- G. Dunning, accountant at. the .Merchants Bank nranrh of this city, has been appointed to open and man- age a branch for the bank in th-; northern part of the pro- vince. He does not know yet what place ho is going to buf left this afternoon for Cal- gary, he will receive His appointment. bridge-Coutts line to completion. It is said that they will build simuitan- ;eously from Coutts and Calgary. They bring their steel arid probably a good deal o' their other construction material over the Great Northern for :the work starting at Coutts. lof course, the ties will be ifrom the north, where the company has large supplies of ties. The out- junder discussion, and Secretary Mo stared that, from information he i i-argo. .V D., June --nad recetred. he thought there would Bnrke of North Dakota, and Governor.hp nearly 500 horses on exhibit, and hJf.terhart of Minnesota were both would bg wise to prepare placed under arrest in Fargo about that This w111 re' afternoon. The special .tR" 3'es nox .staus in each, and five or six more iorce of thc rnked. Commercial Tra-jwith the single four foot stalls. The will veiiers ka'ienroo court mnde the ar- 'hox stalls will be twelve feet by ten rests on bench warrants issued by the'.feet- One feature about the stables jthat. was decided to-be necessary Jn (order to have them in keepine were loaded into a and hurried froni the court, several blocks sovernors pleaded not ro m Jack 5 that the entrance to each stall will be from the of the as is often the e offences charged against the main passageway. The be- stalls will be arranged on each side 'of the spectators' aislf. which will and by having the entrance to each way will ho safer for the spectator, and more easily kept, Mr. Car- however. Iwan fa. rh? Oakotas.'for oatMe. sheep and swine sheds at Aiberta and Saskatche-Jthe meeting tomorrow. Those build- (Continued on page ;