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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta (I I UA1L.1 MEKALU She Xetbbvibfje "foeralfc letbln-ibfle, Hlberta DAILY AND'WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES' Dally, delhered, per Daily, by mail, per '3.00 by 1-00 TELEPHONES BuMness Office 1252 Editorial Office.............. 1324 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager ably. Nor would l( be Burpriilng If the spread between prices should in crease yet more. Coal producers are constantly face to face with the labor problem, -whereas, In the caao of oil, comparatively littlo labor is, required, and- evrti then1 It ia "jfobably a elate oi' labor from which little trouble rieSTbe' ejciiectedr'Tlisn, too. the out- put of oil is icweasing lit .a rapid rate, and from accounts it will receive quite an impetus as soon as. Uie Mexican trouble Is brought to ah end. Tlie -Uultea ig the oi! producing country in tho work its output in 1913 being barrels, an increase of bar rels in five years. Russia comes eec- ond-wlth a production of sixty-sis ani P! UP IN ASSING FOR THI iUSV MAN HOLD A MEETING Board of Trade is well advised, in asking that a public a half million; .Mexico third wlU be called to explain and discuss the i twenty-six million barrels. Roumama mone> In-laws to be voted upon next 1S.500.00Q barrels; Dutch East Indies barrels; Galicia, barrels; India, barrels; Jap- an, barrels follow. We al hop? that Alberta -will be to the fore- Keek. r The ratepayers, as a rule, are npne too anxious to enter upon further civic expenditures, but if the commis- can satisfy tbeic that certain in this list at a very early per of. the bylaws, If not all, are absolute iy necessary to be adopied in the city's interest, the opportunity is open At a public meeting of ratepayers. The timo before The voting day is short and tho meeting should be call- ed -without delay. CHEER UP Now that we have had a downpour of-rain, just "what have been look- ing for for the past month, we alt feel better. This coimtry is like all other countries, and lite individuals, too; it can't have everything it wants all the time. In years past moisture came at the right time and we'had bumper crops. Then, we hare years with moisture coming latfe in the season and reducing the average of the grain yields. These are common in all countries. Last year one of tie great -wheat producing states of the United States, from a complete this year it has an abundant crop. Last year the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario was blessed "with, a fine peach crop; this year the .peach trees will not yield enough fruit-to inarfcet In parts of Canada the rainfail has teen. .BO heavy that farmers despair'of as good crops as in other years, runs throughout the led, 'The development campaign now under way ought to soon settle our position the oil producing world. So the stbrv ,The: trouble m our particular partfof the> eountrv is ttiat oar farmersjiaTe just come upon the land and cannot, afford to face lean years 'like 6Wer settlea countries opportunity off their feet -g{ and are able to Dear losses Tnere a district in wflioh" in the early days of farming in that was visited for four consecutive years with crop failures, due to drought, frost and.grasshoppers. Every farm- er who could afford to -left the dis- trict and only Hhose who had not the means remained. followed? That district ioday is one of the most pro- ductive in Manitoba. Its farmers are- wealthy. Many of the men who could- n't get out after the crop failures be- cause -they hadn't the money, would'- n't get out" today. In the interveains years they have been so successful .that they look upon tihat district as the heat !n the Vest The same itory will be told of Southern. Alberta In a very few years. know what the soil here ias produced in the of crops and we know what ft.. produce In the future. A man may 'be discouraged today and leave the country. He may go to a new district and run against bad lack, for there is no land on earth favored by for- tune year in and year out. The -farm er who stays will win out in the loot .run. Recent years have proven that it ia to rely upon grain growing alone. Conditions have forced the farmers into mixed farming, and the farmer and the country are 'better for It. Some of us may have become dis- couraged, but in our. opinion the last few years have 'been a bless- ing in illaguise to Southern Al- berta. We (have been taught not only the necessity of mixed .but; the need also of Improved farming methods. "We see tlie result this year where summer fallow has been used a gocd crop is assured even the heavy .rains so late as "the end of June. Also we 'have 'a place for our green feed, which would not have 'been the case -a few years''ago. Tho farmer has stock to which, he can feed unripaned and 'BO 'where he loses'one way' be'gain's in another. Once our farmers get upon their feet financially we will not be worry-' ing so nruoh a.bout the rains. We will he In the position of older coun- tries, prepared to accept the truth that we can't get everything we want every THE CHIEF ISSUE IN ONTARIO "Abolish the Bar" seems to be the only In. the Ontario elections. It IB the campaign slogan'of the Lib- eral and 'temperance forces led by N. Rowell. Upon it the interest of the entire.province has been aroused and predictions have been.made that this, policy will sweep the province on Monday, neit. This is possible if the temperance people vote unitedly, for. Ontario> is. strongly temperance. The Liberal party has given this ele- ment tEe opportunity, and if they fail to seize it the temperance forces trill be given a setback that it will take .'to overcome. Parties and poll- ilcians are A policy that jro'ves unpopular is usually sent to the political graveyard. A victory for .Rowell will mean .stimulation to the temperance cause .throughout the Do- minion, A defeat is pound to inter- fere with advanced temperance legisl- ation in every province in Canada, for governments and parties will con- clude that the "temperance people1 think more of party affiliations than their coid water principles. The test la being made in 4 Ontario and upon its result resjts.vthe Ate of the licensed bar, there Allan d.McFcs las been appointed. Mark Scaulou, an bid time barrlKcr of Bradford, Ont., died in Toronto. E. W. Chambers, of the stockmen in Oxford county, is at Woodstock. W K Foucar, at Mitchell, appointed prlncfpat-of the Morris burg Collegiate Institute Fred Johnson, a prominent Edmon- ton contractor, formerly of Mfstoula, Montana, is dead, W. R. Hearst, the American .pub- lisher, is reported to have bought1 the Pall Mall Magazine. John B. Powell, inland revenue-col- lector for tlie district of Guelph, .has been transferred to Hie Windsor .dis-; ;rici in succession to.the late TbTomas Alexander. Mr. Powell's place Guetph is taken by. Mr. of Belleville, and to replace, the latter Belleville aEalfa i Tity this i entirely Jo that time comes larmer aid'city mfi mlfreap the beneflti Emerson a Cornell'vgrad uate, and son of a wealthy architect, was killed and partly devoured'.by a iouess and four .of her cubs, while pets, at Chicago. Dietrich was manager for Mraa. Adgie Castillo, a tudeville performer- with As be entered the cage to give raals their daily meal one poUnced 'D him, sinking its teeth in Dietrich's neck and soon other lions were'jtear- ng at his body; -Dietrich .appeared ast winter-in Western "Canada; Another Chicago heiress has'defied ,er parents and will marry the man f her choice. Sho-is' Miss 'Marion leering, one of the-famous beautiful leering twins and favorite niece of ames Deering, multi-millionaire; She as announced-her.intention hauncey scion -vbf a wealthv family and prominent in Chi ago'a younger social set.' Deering and are mem bers of families .which millions in the farming implement in- dustry. As 'Jacob Weaeleob one pf the a in the NflfISi West ijlquor store Winnipeg, was standing at his irear door Tuesday evening, T3ie Ottawa Citizen of the ,near__Wm Soutfliam syndicate papers and per- and I knocked him 'over. Av piece of ,wood sonally two of the struck Mm in OIL PRODUCTION ,J Oil is rapidly growing'la demand throughout the world, and that, is one reason why oil fields apjreal so strong- ly to the speculative Individuate. There in always a market tor the market la becoming larger. Oil ts taking the place, of coal .in ship, railway and manufacturing clr-' clofl. The 'price of coal has been ratiher tending upwards, while, or Uio price of declined1 consldor- of the Southam family has switched its sup-} port from Whitney to Rowell in the Ontario elections. It.has been a.Con Bervaiiye organ since Confederation. Rowell. because of his abolish the tax -suffrage. eyp, and numerous vanous parts p'ollceman was at tracted by the notee.of the explosion and taTSe of fl5qne OUR 3I-OST IMPORTANT INFANT Taking its nourishment well, comjng aloug nicely, healthj and thriving PER CEN1 OVER The Dominion government's sub- stantial gift to .the Hillcreet sufferers comes at a time when aid is much .When a .hundred homes or more lose ;tbe breadwinners, distress is. exist The proper dis- of the relief funds should j comfort and cheer to the homes of stricken mining camp in the Pass. The "fund must be wisely and carefully used, so that no advantage will come few. I fould Weselech lying on the ground semi-conscious.. At the -hospital it was found that he had loat-the of his left "eye. British Columbia is concerned about a-report that-Hon; Martin is go- ing to return to that province and enter public life there. The Vancou- Homestead the month of April numbered 3064, a decrease cC 396 as compared with April, 1913. Manitoba elbowed an increase from 279 to 434, and Alberta from. 1332 to 13S1, but Saskatchewan fell off from 1K37 TO and' British. Cb'liimfbia from 122 to 83. The Edmonton dis- trict showed an increase from 633- to while the Grand .Prairie' district to the north had 178 en-tries against 97 in April last year, and the Peace River district 193 .entries as against 68 hefore. Of the 3064 homesteaders G94 were Americans, ver Sun HAVS that "when British Co- 254 were from Ontario, 87 from Que- lurabia gave Joseph -Martin to the bee, 352 English, 89 Scottish, 47 IrUa, Empire It did "not want him back." 1287 100 Swedes, Joseph is a stormy -petrel in and 151 Russians. It is true, but he is a fearless fighter and.still has a lot of admirers In Can- ada. His chief trouble ia that he can't or won't work with other people., .He wantB-to he.the-w.hole show.himself. Mayor McNamara, of Edmonton, In a Chicago interview, predicted that ,t-would .not .-be long (before the citi- zens of enjoy free free light and free water with a "slight 'increase land valuation tax, Which is nowi-16 mills on the Oh joy! All the mayor forgot to .street .cars, free newspapers, and free food. Up to the present all that Edmonton seems to lave had under Its system cf govern- ment have been free fights. Farmers' unions are resolu- tions In favor, of making, the time for payments .on fann macfoinary In fhe spring instead of the fall. The argu- ment advanced in support of this change is baaed on good strong ground and is to the effect that In thft fall farmers aro compelled to dispose of qtilckjy in order, to meot tho machinery payments and conse- quently the market is loaded with groin at ono period and the price'Is kept down. Tf the payments did not come due uiitll spring farmer ivoulrl have a greater opportunity to secure a bettor price. A double execution will -take -place at Prince Albert on Thursday, July Ifi, if: the sentences of death passed upon Anton Drewn'ick and Jdhn Peter Hanson some tinie ago are carried out A pathetic incident with Drew- nick's Incarceration occurred whe_n the condemned man's who re- sides in another part of the .province, caine to' see him atHhe jail here and requested that he be given his free- dom, as -she had found thitn a wife. It seems that it is the custom in their native Galicia, that if a man under sentence, of .death can. wife he can also obtain his freedom. Drew- nick's sister apparently -complied with the letter of the law as' it" obtains in own homeland and brought the news that she had been successful in securing a woman who had consented to 'become the wife of her "brother. she 'was -shocked .u-pon ar- rival that the custom of her native country did not extend to the Dominion; LETHBRIDGE FAIR .Inly 7. S. 9 Three hundred and thousand acres is the increase in crop acre age in Alberta for 1914, accbrdlrigj-to Crop Report No 1 issued M the pro- vincial department of Agriculture, just received, That part of. .the report -dealing with tins-crops in- the south; and tfce flsures for 1914, follow Southern District After an extremely mild spring opened. .early under very-favi orable crop conditions. The land was SeneraBy in fiplendid condition 'Vfor early seeding and contained more moisture than '-any preceding.' year daring the past-four or five seasons, Seeding commenced, early-' in; "April, and was finished "'before the first: of fuue crop in his district, shoes' a sligh'f 'increase and a marked in" diiltiVa- ion methods and preparation1 of the soil, a larger area of summer fallow for spnng crop than before in ttiis district and "a no- iceable iniproreWent ia preparation methods, tbrough'out' 'the listrict The grain- germinated -'early; although it "was somewhat delayed in of -Ten. fifteen percent, of the -crop :area as damaged on ac ount of dry weather Haiti fell how ver, -generally" throughout- the dls- rict early this m'onth, and perhaps in fifty per cent. of. the district, in suf- ficient amount to insure a good crop. In a large territory, however, .insuffi- cient moisture has fallen "un-to-date, and the crop is suffering sligbtly for. of more moisture. Dairying An increased interest In flairying and tlie more diversified methods of farming Is .manifest throughout this district. There is a keen demand for dairy cows, and a number of new! creameries are befnc esUbllshed. upward growth on" account ain during the 'monta of Livestock There is a continuation of the movement noted last for 'jnore and better livestock. Winter feeding df steers increased, ami a 'large" in- crease in hogs and sh.eep are reported from everv district Estimated Crop Area, 1914 Actual acr'ge Eat, Acr'ge Acres .Acres Winter wheat Oats..'.., Oats Barley 333462 Rye Spelts....... Intelligent Anticipation Prevents Vexation Anticipate tlie depth of and jour home con- nectcd oui mams NOW. Don't Wait (he onU thing uaim is vouri temper, be-1 cause connections cannot be made when tlje frost is in tlie ground Total estiniated'crop area for 1914 Total crop area, 1913 Increase 'MR. EMMERSdN VERY ILL We install join service to the propeitj line charge Thirty cents per foot covers the expeus'e from tlie property Jine in I charge loi setting the meter i KNo meter rdnt Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. Plionp 1510 CAM AD A LINE 1 DIRECT-TO-------------------' CONTINENT Montreal Quebec Hambjirg Bremen A (100 Rotterdam. Direct Sorrice. ft ft no mxiotnuHFeu PALLANZA July 3 OB board nlftht. before d Tlck.t. from nil Points tfcM. Bur from the DmrMt ilp Ticket (31 W; M. -MACLEOD' Agent Alain St, Winnipeg, Man J. Mahhtoh. N.B., June 26.-iHon. H. :H. Emmerson, 'M.P. for Westmoreland, former premier of New Bransivick and ei-miri- -ister'of railways'and seriously 111 with heart trouble. RECENT RAINFALL IS CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE and-twelve have been, anything but believe from our own anil reports from au- thentic sources that the crops will 'be much'better, than anticipated. Fur- ther east, around-Faith, Pendant Oreilfef Badwator :Lalro and the Manyuerries country, considerable PARKER Carnival Shows At Lethbridge Fair even quite large, .tree? uprooted. B'ufj the ever ready wol "gfunrn Jim" will surclj recyrn (he "rhoucrs of blessing" in the ram that has" steadilj fallen during the past'24. hourE. The rainfall at "Vlilfc River was aa heavy'as" at any point in the south, according to_ W: -H.- J-.- of thab place, who -was-in-the -city today The crops 'in that-Jistnot 'arc -heiletl than those along che Grow, as, rliu raiii liad fallen, there ling the pasl> three are. vcry in fact have [good showers have not- at any ;.time heen in much dan- ger. Taken "all believe tliat aroucd'Watner .the crop may not turn out quite as gootTas last year in the homestead country itf is more will turn "No More Daniiiig for You, This Holeproo! Sir. Months' Guarantee SetdesThst" MADAM, why does hose free. Tell your family your family wear about .them. Stockings and We go to extremes to get socks that need darning the finest materials. Wcuse the world's highest-priced yarns. We could buy yarns every week? Six pairs of Holsproof wear half a year without holes or tears. That is guar- anteed. If any of pairs fail in that will replace them 'with tuUi fa "In't-his country for less than half what we pay, -Try the fine merino for men and or the weights in cotton. HpLfiPROOFHOSniRYCO. OF CANADA, Ltd., London, Ont. per box and np for nix 52.00 per box nod up for six pairs of wonienY SliOO'per box for four pnim of AbOTo boxus guaranteed six months. per box'.for Ifcrtfe pnirs of children's, (fuaranteed three months. for three pairs of men's silk Holeproof socks; JlTO perbox 'for three pairs of women's silk Holepropf stockings, Hoxus of silk'gHsr- Hirst months, put. itejil better than they did lilt -yeah' RAIN June The.i terrific that swept .this Sunday and neglect, in anv in its Iiatji? Gpnsi'derable. damage, is re am} "garde'ns. Mai several Recurred, and, though fche ram was 'grain not Marquis summerfallowed and stands' 20 "lo 22 inches and is heading out The heads afe.-lojig-andifullvand will make a heavy. Other grains coming along we1 and there" teill plentj of feed for the Uluiisandl- of hou in the dis- trict, CANDY GOES UP New Westminster B fl_, SMOKE June 28 _ The Pacific Chocolate Co 'B Dlnnt here s werd broken from, trees linrt' was destroied b> firs Loss Keep Cool! Keeping cod] is nol a mat- teiv-'qJTtTkeeping still. .The peojilc who'get Hie most the least discomfort out oT summer" days who go right alorij about their regular business and ignore (lie weather. 'We can all' lake a lesson Trbrii (heL up-to-date and progressive merchants of our town. They never ad- mil it is lop hot lo do .busi- ness. Eyery, working day in the year their stores arc open. receive us. Every day the newspaper brings iis their- invitations in -the form of Advertising. Why. shpulcl we not respond Id those read- ilj on wairn dajs as on cnol? Iliej set us i goad example when Ihey say Come peo pit .lie to vou is hot" The cnleipme of the stoic that advertises for mir pat- ronage thrpiighbui ,jhe suiii- mer, as well as'-the i-est of, the indicates; a. store" worth trading at. Let .us. read i the adverlise- nieiits rather than the Ihcr let us pat- ronize (He 'trfcrchants who similarly disregard the wea- "thcr show that proper, apirib pf disregard by advertising .cpntinually.. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE 51S" Kat-K'ootetiay .v'.... 511. Hat-Colgwy (via 512 CMgary-ModicIno Hat (via 539 'Lothbrldgc-Calgnry (via Macleod) (via Macload) Sli4 LeUibriiflge-Qreal Palls...................., 565- 507 CardMonjlioWibruigo Arrlyo 4.25 Depart 13.50 17.30 8.10 J7.46 tDally. Trains MS ami 533 10 rrcm Macleod only, on ;