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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHIRIDOI, AL.TJi MONDAY, J U N.I MI Side J i by Daily Herald Printiug Ltd., 4varj lawful evening at oftkc, Round St.. Lethbridge, itfccfta. Oaoada. W. A. BUCHAHAM, Manafini Di t A. i r RatM delivered M.W Daily, -nz month, delivered, 2.M fthrei delivered.. 1.00 Daily, one mouth, delivered .36 Daily, one year, by mail Dally, six by mail 1.76 Daily, months, by mail .W Weekly Herald, one year l-Sfl changed as of tea as de- iired; but both uew and old address must be given. "THE CANAL COMES CHEAP." People who have been reading 01 the Panama canal no doubt have of ten wondered how tho United Suite was going to meet the expenditure 01 that wonderful undertaking but ii writer in a recent issue of a nuiga zino points out that this canal is es tiiuated to have cost up to the present. He says that the corn grown in the United States in one year produces a revenue 121 times greater than this amount. The value of the wood cut from the forests 01 the United States is 20 times great- er; the hay taken from its lields is 11 times greater; the revenue from its sheep 4. times greater, the revenue from, its swine S times greater and the horses in one state. New York, are worth more than the canal.. The fish taken out of the waters of the United States brought more than the present cost of the canal. This writer says for a rich country "the canal comes and if his figures are to be relied up- on, and they appear to be ail right, his conclusions will not only bo a surprise to a great many people but ought to aid in convincing the peo- ple of the neighboring republic that iho cost of the construction of tht canal is a mere bagatellp compared with the great revenue of that coun- try. THE CAREER OF W. H. TAFT Cim-mmitir O., Septem- ber 15, son of Alph-Jiisu Taft, at- torney-general of the Uuit'id SXiXtes and Louise il. (Toiroy; Taft, from Woodward High School, Ciudnuatti, and en- tered Yale. from Yak1, with de- gree of B. A., second in class twenty-one, salutatoriuui and class orator. from law school 01 Cincinnati College with degree of L.JL.B., dividing first prize and ad milled to Ohio bar. reporter on Cincinnati Times and laler on Cincinnati Com mercial. proseculing allornov of Hamilton County, Ohio. of internal revenue, first district of Ohio. in practice of law in Cincinnati. county solicitor of Hamilton County, Ohio. ileieu llerron in Cin- cinnati. judge of Superior Court in Ohio. General of the United States. United States circuit judge, Sixth circuit. Became dean and professor in law department, University of Cin- cinnati. STAY IN THE CATTLE BUSINESS Advice Given Farmers and Ranchers by De- partment of Agricult- j ural Official CAR OF 5 SALT Duncan Anderson, who is connected with the live stock division of the Dominion Department of Agriculture (tin- department of Animal spoke in tho Kiro Hall at Lothbridge Juno before a gather ing ul ranchers and turners. lie stated that tlu-re seems to be a ten- dency in Western Canada of the peo pk; who have been engaged in raising cuttle going oV of thv business to take up farming. Continuing, he said: "1 know some of the Iftrg ranchers art- spaying the heifers and are offering thoir she stock for .sale, and are going out of the cattle busi- ness into tlif horse bu.sim-.ss. Let me say right hen- that I believe if you arc doing so you are making a very serious mistake. While I feel there is probably no b.'ttvr property to own than some horses of really good qual- ON TRACK TODAY The Bntley Co, Ltd. and letiil PNM U lETHUKt y, yet we icrc is a president Cnitcd States i'hillipjnne Commission. first civil governor of rhillippitic Islands. to Home to confer with Pope 1'ius, in regard to Phillippines Secretary of War in President Koosevelt's cabinet. 1905- -Made visit to Phillippines and was given big reception in Japan. United States inter vent ion in Cuba. taur of World, opened Phillippino Assembly and -visited Emperor .Nicholas of Russia. by .Republican par ty, at national convention in Chi cago, as Us candidate for presiibn ONE FAULT A. new weekly, the Standard Empire, aims to distribute the news and views of the Empire. It will give the news of every colony and hopes to keep all parts of the Empire in close touch. In that way Cana- da, Australia, South Africa, India, and other of the lands owing alleg- iance to Great Britain will be ai'le to keep tab on each other. The weekly is well edited and covers the ground it has outlined as its purpose splendidly. Only one criticism we have to offer and that is in regard to its corres- pondence from this provinre. The correspondent resides at Edmonton and is supposed to furnish no doubt, the news of the entire province, at least the important, occurrences, but so far, Edmonton has "been getting the lion's share of attention. The correspondent should aim to be im partial. of the United States. Walkerville, Out., June Two r val factions of young boys met o the new bridge that is being bui here Saturday afternoon and in scuffle five-year old Edward was pushed over the edge of tl bridge to the tracks below. The cli find that all ovi-r today good demand for cattle tance was 23 feet. The bones of his feet were broken and he also sus- tained serious injuries to bis ntrck and back. His condition is serious. i the United States, Britain, and here i Canada, and if you go out of breed- it will throw a further shortage ito Canada, and I want to impress n you the importance of staying with cattle. I am speaking now of onditions in the Dominion of Can- da. I think I have been over the ountry pretty well, and wish to say hat where farmers are hard pressed ml there is a scarcity of money I lo not know of any line of agriculture hat will help them out of the hole better and surer than cattle. You always sell them. The price may be at times a little low, but if you lave the quality (and it is in the con- trol of the individual rancher or farm- er to regulate the quality of his stock) you can always sell it even if the price i.? somewhat low. Take out exports to Liverpool, about eleven and one-half million dollars a year. Out of that, say seven million dollars is exported from central and western Ontario. Those localities will not increase that export of cattle, as they are becoming more and more dairy provinces in Eastern Canada. Quebec is a dairy province, and the maritime provinces are dairy provinces. It is common practice there with the farmers in the month o! November to put 50 or GO iimil putri on no fii-h if affi'ctul with mange. And it contagious. You who are cattle men will remember that in 1904 it was compulsory to dip, also in 1905. In it was culh'd off and in 1907 was compulsory, and in 1908 they are not obliged to dip unless ac tually affected with mange. The pro vince is divided into districts. J.C Hargrave, of Medicine Hat, is In spector for the whole province. Dr G alii van, I think, is the Inspecto here. Each of district inspec tors hAi one. to three range riders ride the range during March, April, May and June. The Department knows from their whose cattle are affected with inaugc and whose are not, and they send out those required to dip. If a, range rider' sends in a report that there is mange in a of cattle that have been' in with mangy, cattle, they are required to dip those affected nd those that have been in contact nth the mangy cattle as well. Tho tandard dip is a lime and sulphur lip. In some places oil was used ast year, but it does not scern to have )een at al) effective. Where they dip- >ed with lime uud sulphur and did heir work thoroughly they have not nuch mange now, but in some places vhere oil was used the mangy cuttle lave increased. In not many years, f we are careful to do the work thor- oughly with the lime and sulphur lip we will be able to eradicate mange from Southern Alberta and raise the quarantine. Just as soon as a sectior is clear of mange, the quarantine wil be removed from that section. We ask your hearty co operation and suppor in the work." In answer to a question Mr. Ander on stated that the method of quar antine was to serve notice on th owner of mangy cattle that they hav to be kept either under fence or kep from being with other cattle out 01 the open range., nnd those affected dip ped. "If allowed to roam the prairi and come in contact with other cattl then the whole outfit will have to b rounded up and dipped. If a ma breaks quarantine when served with notice, he will be liable to a heav fine. I want none of you to think fo a moment that the Department is try- ing to put something onto you that SNAP ron CASH ACRE LOT on Wallwork Addition. No reasonable of- fer refused. The C. I Roman Pet Mice Hock AIM 211 PROFESSIONAL CARDS MADAM NORMAN (Orchestral Teacher of pianoforte, organ, and voice production. Visits or receives prepura- ory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard HOUM, Crtbb W.8.GM.BRA1TH, M.O.C.M. McQlll Physician, turgMA Aceauchar Office 914 Redpath Bt. 'Phone M Oa.m., 7-8 p.m. DR8. McCLURE 4t STEWART, Bur geon Office Hours: 9a in. U 12 u.; I p.m. to 6p.m. HAMILTON YOUNG and Black. 'HUM -H-H-H-H I i i t i 11 M I i 111 i i t i i i i it i i i 111 SPEND MONEY SAVING TIME Tho CJP.R. is a great time and dis- tance cutter. It is building a million dollar bridge here to reduce mileage and enable distances more rapidly. to be covered Cowley It also just completed a branch from Toronto to its main line at Sud bury, which will reduce the time of the trip to Winnipeg by eight hours. This road cost many millions of dol- lars and goes through a country pre- viously without railroad connection. Up until this branch was completed the C.P.R. carried its Toronto and Western Ontario traffic over the G. T.R. to North Bay. THE VICE PRESIDENCY Time was when the great parties of the United States chose men. of great, ability and prominence for the vice presidency but as the York Sun says "the job has to be peddled ar- ound now." Yet the man who chosen vice-president may be presi- dent some day just as Theodore lloosevelt took the presidential chair when President McKinley was assas- sinated. Fortunately Roosevelt prov ed himself bip enough to fill the shoes and he was given another term of of- fice. The custom, however, has been to be careless in the selection of the vice presidential candidate and that carelessness may some day put in the presidential chair, by right of suc- cession, a man not big enough for the job. Cowley, June J. E. Davi- son has disposed of his ranch just north of the village to Mr. J. C. Drexvry, at a handsome figure. The exact amount has not transpired but Lhe deal was a cash transaction. Mr. Drewry has added a fine wheat grow- ing quarter section to his already ex- tesive holdings, and goes into mixed farming on a large scale. A considerable addition has been made to the old Coghill shack, made necessary by the arrival of Mrs. G. Young who joins her husband, toge- ther with their daughter and son-in- law, Mr. John Fisher, and children who arrived the other day from Wack ngton, Cumberland, Eng. Mr. A. II. Knight has begun the erection on the west of his store, of a two-storey house which will be oc- cupied on completion by Mr. A. H. Gunn. It is hoped the example of Mr. J. .Biddell in painting his new house will stimulate others to spill a little white lead over the raw boards of their houses. Owing to the severe illness of Mrs. Davison. Mr. J. K. Davison leaves at once for Nova Scotia nnd while no fatal result is feared a complete and prolonged rest will be necessary to her restoration of health. or 80 steers into the stables and feed them, and sell in the month May for export. They do not keep many cattle around the farm in the sum- mer. From these cattle that they feed they throw back an abundance of. good rich manure onto the land. During the last fourteen years, the farmers of the province of Ontario have had from their farms double the amount of- money they received from their farms previously without putting any more money into the land. In these eastern provinces, the- pop- ulation is beginning to centre to the towns and cities and there will be a larger increase in consumption at home of meat products, and exports of cattle will not increase from that part of Canada. About four and one- half million dollars of the exports of cattle come from. west of the Great Lakes. For a number of years the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatche- wan which are grain growing provinc os have not exported and live stock to Britain, and the Province of Al- berta and the southern portion of Saskatchewan is where this four and one half million dollars of exports comes from. There is a trade that will increase. I do not say the old style of ranching will is pass- ing away, but I leel that grain will bo grown and cattle will be fed during the winter time nnd you will cease Frank Frank, June Moore, late manager of the C. A. C. C. Co. is removing his family to Montana. They leave tonight while he remains in Canada, Having gone west on n prospecting tour. On Friday night txro men were found in a bonded car laying at Frank station. They were arrested and taken to the Police Barracks and it could not be proved that they broke the seals of the car they wore liberated and leave the town in 24 hours. One of them claimed he was a blacksmith and in Brandon where he has a family and he was out here looking for a job. The coal screen imported by the C. A. C. C. Co. arrived yesterday and is being installed at the mine. The weight of it is Ibs.. The freight charges were f240.00.and the uwiy I "Everybody" I ARRIVED SUNDAY GARY SAFES We invite you to call and look over our goods during the time you are iu Calgary enjoying the Dominion 'Exhibition. C will be represented there showing a com- plete line of Fireproof Safes Vault Doors Safes --------etc.----_, LADIES' HOME JOURNAL Sold out Saturday supply this a.m. SUCKERS can be caught our Poles and suitable hooks. The Rods re- duced to 20c. Hooks thrown in. L8E m marketting your cattle in the months of August, September and October. By this time your grass fed cattle sold in the fall reach the export markets it is nearly they come in competition with the poultry and pork which are in demand at that season of the year. Times are chang- ing in this western country. I noticed on the line north of here nearly 000.00 worth of finished cattle havf gone out this spring. I think it will pay. From High Rivor north about 25 or 30 miles T was with a buyer. We went to two or three, or four farm- ers' places. This man bought the cat- tle. They had never been inside of u building, all the shelter they had was a hay-rack on the west side of the corral; had been fed hay and a little oats and a little mashed grain. Thoy were all under three years old and brought over sixty dollars a head. They were bought in one day, fed and watered, and the next morn- ing got 4 l-2c live weight with 2 1-2 per cent, shrinkage and practically sixty dollars a head. T t is pretty nice that money coming into a farm of half or three quarters of a section. I believe it will pay to finish some of your cattle in the winter and have them ready to sell in the beginning or middle, of May, and not throw thorn onto the'markct in the fall when beef is cheap and when it is hard to get cars on account of the movement of the wheat and other crops. "Now another thing that T wish to speak of. Parts of this province arc under quarantine for disease among stock. Mange is caused by a parasite that feeds in the skin of the animal, pnneintr irriHtion Thn n-n.l and will be pleased to go into the matter whether you are desirous of purchasing at present or not. Oar representatives in the booth will be Mr. J. A Young and W. E. Featherstone, who will gladly furnish you with catalogs, prices, etc., on anything in our line that you may require. Ford Featherstone Offices and Warerooms 55 King Street West, Hamilton, 311 Alexander Ave., Winnipeg, ManJ K.C., D.C.L., B. Morton B. C. L CONYBEARE JONES Barristers, Etc. Conybcare Block. Lethbridfe, Alta. 21-lyi FOR. SALE i Ji t J" S T S a- S 3 8 1 8 fr lit 5 Z SB v m Alberta Realty Co Alberta W. 0. SIMMONS AJvocaU, Barrister, Etc. Office: Southard Block. R. Q. ADD I SON Successor To B. C. MOORE Funeral Director and Embtlm.r to Presbyterian Ofiurch Office Phone 102. Residence 138. F. B. ROLF50N ARCHITECT Room Whitney Blo-k. 394 E. T. MCGREGOR REAL ESTATE BROKER Agent for Farm and City Property- Loans, Insurance, Collections, Rent- als and Conveyancing. List your property with me. Call at P. O. Block or Address Box 387, Lethbridee, Alta. WALKED INTO CANAL Ottawa, June Btirbeau got off a train from Cornwall while still half asleep and walked across the tracks into the canal. In the darkness efforts to rescue him failed. Barbeau was 23 years of age, and was returning from an excursion to the Cornwall capital lacrosse match. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block, Redpath Street Lethbridge, Alta. ALVIN RIPLEY ACCOUNTING, AUDITING, COL- LECTIONS and RENTALS Fire, Life and Accident Insurance Room 5 Whitney Block Lethbridge Lodge (39) A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER, G.V.STORKEY, W. M. Secretary, P. 0. Box 5fl7. Ice Cream ICE CREAM SODAS of all kinds from Hazel Wood's, Spokane Fresh Fruit Daily Peaches. Strawberries, Apricots, Tomatoes Today Chow Sam 4 Co, McKelvie McGuire's Old Stand Canafian Order ot Foresters i n 11 i 1111 i i i i 11 i 11111 -i 11 i 1111111111 ii 11 i ESTABLISHED ISfri I Merchants Bank of Canada i HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sir fl. Montagu Allan President Jonathan Hodgson, Esq. Vice-Preflident C. R. Hosmer, Esq., Thos. Long, Esq., C. F. Smith, Esq., Hugh A. Allan, Esq., C. M. Hays. Esq., Alex. Barnet, Esq., F. Orr Lewis, Esq. E. F. Hebden..........................General Manager The Bank has 110 branches and distributed throughout Canada. New York Agency, 63 and 65 Wall St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS mvited, and special atten- tion is paid to small deposits. Interest at 3 per cent, per annum, compounded four times a year. Drafts, Money Orders and Letters of Credit, payable in any part of the world, at current rates WANTED The Lethbridge public and the travelling public to know the Hub Cafe is as clean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alterta, and that strictly white help is Charges moderate Specials Tonight Hot Boast Turkey, Spring Chicken, roast or fried, Ice Cream, Strawberry Cream N..262 Meets lia K. of P Hall last Thursday of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, G.R. A. NEIDIG, F.S. Meets 1st and 3rd M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P. 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W. S Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. Sots of Englari tewtit Societ] Meet in the Knigl.lN of Pytliiii- every first anil third Thursday in the month at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren wcl come. Walter Applebj, Fred T. Robitm, W. Box 57. LETHBRIDGE E. W. McMULLEN, MaMfcr When you want a GOOD MEAL and want it in a huinr go the Wterta tetairait 1 Ice Cream I Oliver Block Fresh Fruit i I Phone 228 LuTHBRIDGE NO. Si C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARMAN, If. PRIEST. E. R. Secretary. Lethbridge Rest of Owb kethbridgc Nest oi Owls, No. 159. will meets the first third Wednesday each month in K. of P. Hall. G. V. STORKEY, Secretary. C. ROSS TATE, PreaidenV It. PRIEST, junior Fast Fret. Lodge NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF 8TATIQWARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall every nnd and fourth Mondays it; month. Employers requiring certificated en- gineers, and out of employ- ment, would do well to coznmunicaU with oa. ROBERT NEVIN, Chkl W. A. DIOKSON, Secretary. 44 lyrtl w WOMEKV CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION and Meet in Methodist Wealey Church of every third Friday in the month at 3.30 p. m. Visitors always welcome. MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, MRS. CHAS. McCLENAGHAN, McreUrr. ;