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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Batty HeraM bj tha Daily Herald PriutiDf ite Boimd St.. Lethbrtdce, W, A. BUCHANAR mnd WiUr. reading stir young, who. devour omir history and literature fpoMraily ilnd realization in strong ceatraa men rather than in the Isolation of the farm. Many prominent figures get their resource ami force from tlat vigorous youthful days on the farm but the theatre of accomplishment is the throbbing centre where the com; xuunity pulse _ This will continue to be the eafce in the main. On the other hand, called him After a white plague fastened its. cold upon him and ito came'to Eiwlerby with the vuin hope that the climate might stay the Iiuiid of cteath Paddy, took hku ia and for many a day he did everything possible for Chauncey, but his kindness and gen- erosity could not make the grim reaper throw down his hand. 9o with a wnile upon his bloodless face Chauncey cashed in and crossed divide to push clouds with the angels like Dr. Robertson are doing much to Tenderly and quietly Fackly Murphj OM wr, diliwed MJI six mouth, delirered, 2.M Daily, tftim deli wad IJI Daily, one month, delivered M Daily, one year, by null IJJ Daily, six months, by mail Daily, thiee mouths, by mail .16 Weekly Herald, year IM changed often ai sired; but both new and old address must be given: encourage a wholesome interest and espect for farm work and life partic- ularly by their interest in rural school and by their attempts to de- centralize the advantages enjoyed oy stronger communities. It is particu- larly desirable in our country that governments and lesser should display an active interest in the Im- provement of rural conditions. FACTS ABOUT IRRIGATION The department of the Interior have recently published a report by Mr. John Stewart, Commissioner of Irrigation, dealing with, the recent development of irrigation in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Cormuissioj cr stales that the benefit to be dcriv made all arrangements for the funera and planted Chauncey out in the ce- metery where the flowers bloom on his grave, the weeping willow sighs and the meadow lark sings swee songs over the home of the dead. The tender care and attention that Paddj bestowed upon Chauncey during dying days will never be forgotten b> those who knew them palmy days of Sandon. OUR POINT OF VIEW 'The Monetary Times gives "Every- thing looks splendid in the SVest; but for heaven's sake don't tell them" as the expression of an Easterner just returned from the prairies. No need to tell us. We all know it. If the ed from irrigation has been demon- present conditions continue the West ill overshadow the rest' of the couia- ry this year. We will soon know whether Taft ia he Republican presidential candidate lominee or not. The convention is on at Chicago, it looks like the Sec- of War being chosen on the irst ballot. stratcd within the past few years and points to the fact that while five years ago there were 1159 ditches in use, with a total length of -169 miles and capable of irrigating some 000 acres, there are now 272 ditches with a total length of 922 lulu's aud capable of irrigating some acres. 4 Among the larger enterprises to which the Commissioner more partic- Theodore ularly refers are the canals of the Southern Alberta Railway and Irri- gation Company in Southern Alberta This company have constructed a ca- nal system of over 100 miles, besides some thirty miles of laterals, and' have over one million dol- lars and there have sprung up within the district watered by their system several prosperous towns, each o which is the centre of a considerable farming district which was formerlj devoted solely to grazing. Tarticu lar reference is made to the beet-su gar industry which has been develop- ed in the vicinity of Raymond, Alber ta, as a result of irrigation. A fac- tory has been constructed at a cost of half a million dollars aud some tons of beets grown in the district were used in 1906, for which, an average price of per ton was paid. Among the larger individual works constructed in the Province of Sas- katchewan is the Enright and Strong ditch near East End. This system takes water from the Frenchman riv- er and irrigates some acres and is reported by the Commissioner to be a model one to be built by pri- vate enterprise. Mention is also made .of the Cana- dian Pacific Company's irrigation project for the reclamation of a con- siderable portion of a tract of 000 acres lying along the line of their railway between Calgary and Medicine Hat. This was a few years ago considered fit only for grazing, but by meaas of irrigation has been found fit for" agriculture This, is said to bo the "largest irriga- tion enterprise in the world, although perhaps not the most costly. The cost of the complete works is placet at something over There is printed within the report, in the form of an appendix, a report of the proceedings of the "First Ir- rigation Convention, of Western Cana- da" at Calgary in July, 1907, which contains much useful informa- tion concerning irrigated farming. both in th A colored minister for a West Vir ginia church, on the presentation of-; "Brudder" Johnson's baby for. tism, took occasion to couipliuttut his Hock, saying: "Bredren oh de congregation, It do gib me pleasure to see me b'r udders calling their children after the pre- cious stones what am named in Holy Writ. Two weeks ago Brudder Samp- son done call his little chile last Sunday Brudder Jones done had his little darling baptized and today Brudder Johnston done call his honey baby 'Onyx.' "Hold on dere, Mr. Parson, hold on called out Brudder Johnson, "we didn't call dis baby after none A. Burrows, the LibcraPJof the precious stones what am nam- member of the Dominion House for in the Holy Writ, we called this baby Dauphiu, has been pictured in the 'Onyx' for short because she was on- Conservative press as the arch graft- expected." er but he proved the other day in the House, that the Conservatives did GET YOUR I Hi-Hi, Illl. Aa the Toronto Market, wool here lojr nearly a oompleteiy ed. of wool .'have'. Mitt si- most nil, and lor the (our or ftw tales have toeu only at great The in (roca this time last ysar hai been about M per wot. While the capacity ol wills been curtailed by 75 per cent., their ability to tell has been to aa even greater extent. Iftost of them. r. have jsbsermal ol wool and manufactured goods ou their hands, and until confidence pnoe more mtored and return v the market, no improvement can be looked lor. The Uresnr need not expect today more than 7 or, 8 cents lor. wool, 12 for combed and 10 cents or rejecia.'The year is an exception ally one Cor speculators.. Small )uyer3 should confine theuaei vea to ow prices or 'else leave the marke severely alone. Without undue pea- simism, and at the risk of repetition it may be said that present tions do not point to any subetautia me until next fall. And there is jus as great a possibility ol a fall. AT not know what they were talking ab- out. Read this report of'the pro- ceedings and satisfy yourself that the Opposition at Ottawa is carrying on a policy of complete misrepresenta- tion: ilr. Burrows promptly retorted: "I have nothing to do with any limit Mr. Fraser owns. OUR LETTUt BOX. Kfcrinairal pkaoferts INSURE you L. If, ako yonr Crops ag lory or itotivts poptis 1J CONYBCAM 4 MNIS Barriaiers, Solicitor. JEALOUS WOMAN'i DEED Toronto, June Georgiana Kecch, married woman with family last night threw carbolic acid, in th face of Miss Eliza Webb, as the lat tcr was returning from work. The acid missed the eyes but the face is likely to be badly disfigured. Jeal- ousy is supposed to have been the reason. iiHuniiUtiiiiiiiii Herald ia not responaible for aatttimenti expressed in this col- All correspondence must he accompanied by the writer's name publication will OB refused cheers.) The story given by the Mail and Empire that he had.inr tcrests in the Cedar Lake limit, 1 IMMIGRATION POLICY which has been bought for f'500 and was now offering at was 1 'Winnipeg, "Man., June untrue. He had no interest in it The Editor of the Herald: whatever. He was-proceeding to I Sir _Having read an item in your enumerate his holdings, when Mr. vaiuable paper of May 30th, concern- Ames o.sked about a specific limit. L- Manufacturcr-s Application not buy it from this gov- Form by tho Sftlvation said Mr. "I ArmVf l feel it" my" duty to make bought it from Shaw Bros., who expUnation concerning the acquired it from the Tory govern- in. justice to those of the La- ment eighteen years ago." (Liber-L Coundls others who dcsire al cheers and laughter.) to tne truth about the-Army's In all, Mr. Burrows explained, I offer the' following i. He charges the .Army officials' tew lou Seen our Hew Store was interested in seventeen Limits. six of them in conjunction with oth er people. His tenders totalled with falsehood because some of them against f by his L (M know nearest competitors. In other words lf the of such-a document. the government got more The thfi matter howcverf from him than they would have got .it is the officers who are from other tenderers. I directly engaged in immigration work who have any' reason to know of their being in use, I 11 quite safe in saying that three-fourtrs of the Army officers 'do not know of their existence. We have never sought to keep this form a secret. Will he supply the name of the officer or of- ficers to whom he refers. 2. He states :that the Army has been circulating this form among the Side Uights TOOTING FOR THE HERALD (Calgary Herald.) The Daily Herald of Lethbridge, is a live and enterprising newspaper, New Goods are arriving daily. Onr stock of noth- ing but high-class goo's. We know where to buy and you wfll find the prices right. Take a look, at our Ladies' Waists Handpaintecl China Fancy Ghinsi in Tea and Dinner Sets Fretsh Fruit Arrives Daily Remember ip a week, we will ask you to .visit the swellest ICE PARLOR IN THE WEST t T. fticaftcooe REAL ESTATE ftftOKER for Farm and Chy Praparty insurance, CelUctbna, Rent- AM anol property with Call at P. O. Btock-sr CstMscidta, Ana. BOWVILLE Bowville, June meeting that was to be held in the hall to decide on a Fourth of July program was postponed until' next Friday night, the, twelfth. The crowd that, gathered didn't go further than the store on. account: of; the rain. Tney. the evening pleasantly in music and songs. Will Fry and Eennie Brandvold spent Saturday and Sunday- at Bow- ville... Miss Stella Swerdftgure, having fin- ished her term of school in Grjeat 0. AOpltON B. C. MOOftf FuMraJ OfrMtac to PrMhfiaciaA OAee PhotwMt. F. 6V AACHiTECT- JAft. A. MACDONAL0 ARCHITECT Ate. ALVIN R1PLEY ACCOUNT I MO, AUD IT! HO, COL- LECT and RENTALS Fire, Life and Accident Falls, Mont., came to llvp with fi Whitney parents in Misses Stella and Grace Swerdfig- ure, Ililma Peterson, and Messrs. Carl, Arthur and Gilbert Swerdngure, Leon Burns, Will Fry, Anon Hoode, (U.D.) A, F. M., O. Regular meeting night, the third -A I Thursday of, each, month 19. tba Sunday at Mmsonic jjaii, p. Q. Block. pjn. Brandvold's. A crowd of-joung folks met in the halt in a farewell party fpr Ella I DR. ROBERTSON ON RURAL DE- TER1ORAT10N well printed and well dressed. Edi- tor Buchanan is to be congratulated on the work he is doing. In an articlp in the. Vancouver Sun- set R. T. Lowrey tells oi a visit to Enderby, B. C., of which he says "During the summer days of the boom in Sandon Bill Stubbs mingled in the He was the most polite man in the camp and the boys Brandvold Monday evening. Every- one seemed to'eh joy themselves. The evening was spent in dancing. Miss Ella Brandvold left Wednesday or -Lethbridge where she will stay or a short time. Peterson came _home from Lethbridge Tuesday. Ed. Reynolds and Armel Williams, T. W. Pitts and C. Casement are am ong Lethbridge visitors this week. Mr. Gray, from Gleieheu, through Bowville Saturday. There will be a social given at the Fairview school house on the 2Oth for nn organ for the school house. Visiting brethren will, always. welcome. G.V 8TORKEY, SecreUry. P. O. Box M7. W. M. McKELVIE 8 McGUIRE'S OLD STAND 11 i 11 i in I M 11 ii 111 i 111 Hill 1.1 ll u ill II ll The-following clipping is from a speech by Dr. Jas. W. Robertson be- fore the Agricultural Committee of the House of Commons. have come to a stngc in the history of said Dr. Rob- ertson, "when there is not only a need for advancement in agricul- ture, but a chance for it as has never occurred in the history of the race. Up till now, agriculture has been a matter of muscular labor, with only a little intelligence thrown in. In the Maritime Prov- ince there has been no progress in agriculture for tfrrty years, either in yield per acre, or other -ways. The truth is not always popular, and it can only be with regret that I belicx-e sec tho deterioration of the rural population. You cannot take out of a population the pro- gressive, forceful, young men with- out deterioration." As to the need for advnncement in agriculture such statement is only a truism with regard to any industrial art or occupation. The general sta- tus of an.y art is always below ideal and below even a realized status in particular cases. In showing how agriculture may be improved or in showing the need" of improvements, Dr. Robertson is displaying- the qual- ities of leadership which have already won him distinction. In his reffret at the loss of strong from the farma his experience is not dif- ferent to what that of others will continue to be with regard to the same matter. The daiuonstration of the applications of science to the art of agriculture will in time give dig- nity to agricultural pursuits and farm .work will engage the attention of skilled and strong men. On the other hand there Is a constantly op- erating tendency to deplete the coun- .try of strong men. In our day of I Let Us Figure down a few don'ts for pic- ture f Miners Don't wipe your face on the sleeve of your kilt at bank opening Don't yawn too loudly when tieing yonr girl's shoe-strings at 9.59 a.m. on. a Round St. doorstep Don't let yonr hair get rumpled from over- work Don't imitate geese while walking unleas at the open season Don't stare through yout eyebrows Don't take yourself too the the his manufacturers to place the immi- grants who have recently arrived from the Old Land. In to this I wish to state that I have been in! charge of work for the prairie provinces for one year and. eight months and no application forms have been circulated in my ter- ritory among manufacturers, except- ing one which was sent twelve months ago to a tailor in a small town who desired one man, and this was sent'in reply to his written ftp- plication. 3. Providing the form as given in mand for labor and why? your issue of the fac-slmile of our above date is a is Don't worry about other fellow on TRIALS Don't think that artists an ever self-made Don't ever he bat than virtuous whatever more A few more don'ta will tol- low the "triaT long since out of fact, I have never seen it. How does this uphold his statement concerning their. circu- lation to place recent immigrants? 4. We have an application form. for manufacturers which we intended to use where mechanics were needed but I have not circulated ar.y except the one previously mentioned. The fol- lowing is a fac-simiVc of the same. THE SALVATION ARMY IMMIGRATION -DEPARTMENT APPLICATION FORM Cut tpleeii a' making application for men, Applicants arc requested to give all particulars possible for our guidance. The Salva- tion Army cannot undertake to send men or women where there is labor trouble of any tion, either present or pending. 1. Number of Men required 2. Wages per hour or day.......... 3. Can house accommodation be pro- cured? 4. Probable rent per month 5. will be required 6. Can you give permanent employ- 9. Nature of employment.................. Name..................... P. 0. Address Having supplied the above facts I have pleasure in asking the public to udge for themselves how far the writer was justified in making such statements, ftml whether or not the above form protects the interests of the labor people. In closing I may! say any dealings I have had with officials of the Trades and Labor Councils have been most agreeable and reasonable. I am, therefore, inclined to look upon the. would-be-defender.'.of the labor people as one of the few unscrupulous persons who would cut the feet from under anyone if by so doing some personal advantage .could be gained. Thus fulfiilinsc the Scripture, "Where- in thou judges-t another thou con- dcmnest thyself, for thou that judg- cst rlocst the same things." Thanking you for your generosity in giving my explanation a place in your esteemnble paper, believe me, Yours truly Chaa. W. McCawghton Major. Cacia (Mer rf Viaiting Brethren Welcome J F BOGEB8, CR. WM.liMb.u I have a modern picture framing outfit, and a stock of mouldings. ment to satisfactory men? 7. Please state if there are any labAr difficulties 8. State if there is an unusual FRANK Frank, June mails'were re- ceived after five days owing to the washouts nl.ong the line of the C. P. R. Mrs. E. IT. Kevin, sister-in-Taw of W. W. Handford THE PHOTOGRAPHER I I I The Lethbridge public and the travelling to know the ia as dean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is .employed. Charges moderate SpeeUh ToMfkt Spring Chicken Strawberriea and Cream. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIE8, 24-ly T. J. WHTTB, W.S Lodge Pride of Alberta, No, vw Mwt ia Uw tnt tkW ia p. lire building forty Six car loads of A. V. Lang is giving a concert in the Opera House tonight for the benefit of the CathoHc Church. Mr. C. P. Hill And Mrs. Hill.of the Hillcrest 'C. C. Co. last night for Calgary. The mine is closed for the present. The Grassy Mountain U> Lille is again in order. Bridges hare been de- repaired. The International O. It C. Co. of Coleman new coVc ovens. fire brick was passed at the Customs at Frank for that purpose. Weather is now fine and warm after a ten days' rain. of any one of. A BOTTLE ovt carbonated her Toronto, June the forth- cominf convocation ol. Toronto Uni- versity, the honorary of L. t. D. will be offered the French sador, Jujwemnd, at Washington and to Sir Loais Jette, of the Province of Quebec. wil Walter LETHMIIOQt UMM NO. C. 8. P. a iL on SMOtk at ft.lt E. A SaiRMAN, Mi FRIGR. E.E. erafes healths are pfedfed and gow drink them lor they, are the im health surely Wkwr who drinka 'sold. Pore water, pare cane sugar and pure trait and ex- tracts only are wed in their manm (actare. 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