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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald FARM HELP IS PROBLEM OF WEST Forty Thousand Men be Needed for the Harvest Eastern Supply Only Half; Must Look to Great Britain and the United States Winnipeg, .June 28. "Last year were brought from On- tario, Quebec and the Maritime Pro- vinces .to -'the west' and this number Avas to handle the compara- tively small said- J.. Bruce Walker, the. best.authority today on ciop conditions "llns, jcar' contin- ued J.iHju.uOO acics ol additional, hind .has-been1 sown to wheit and given an of twen ty bushels to the acre, this is going to add forty million bushels to be garnered and harvested. With this in- creased acreage, together with the highest .yield' per acre for a nunrbcr of years I do not think f am over- estimating when I say "men will bo required, to harvest this 200, bushel crop that .seems to be CHANGES MIND Dr. R. P. Ont., elicted Moderator of the Presbyterian Gtneral Auembly. V.. sight (his year. "Thc increased Wheat area in Sas- katchewan ulone represents in round numbers .acres.and a start- ling and interesting feature about this is tlut the mdefini'el) greater proportion is in the north eastern, noithwcstcrn and west ccntial por- tions of thi province In addition the piovmcc or Saskatchewan will show an increase in oatb of about 3 OOO.pOO acies I he eastern part of thc province shows a slight decrease in wheat acreage hut i xei) large incrcise in oats ind flax. Knottier striking feature is that eight per edit of the increased acieage IS CONFIDENT PACT WILL PASS CITY NOW AN ENGINEER Washington, D. C., June man Penrose, of the financial. com- mittee, this afternoon had a'.confer- ence with President Taft o'n.the stat- us of the Canadian" reciprocity .bill. He explained the situation to the .pro sident and assured him that there are plenty of votes to pasi, the bill once t could be brought to a vote He gave It as his opinion that. the.bill would get thioush earl} m August though it was impossible to make a definite prediction on this point Pre sident Taft expiesse'd-himself as san- guine that if would eventually pass He has not conferred with his return to Washington on but he is !r con' A DETECTIVE WITH A GUN Threatens to Shoot People in a Calgary Hotel (Special to lhc Herald) Calgary, June Camer- n of the Calgary police force, in an ito.vicated condition at about two clock Wednesday morning, entered le Royal Hoteland after a number f the night frequenters had endeavor- ed to quiet him, he drew his revolvcn and began to shoot. Gill, the nighll clerk, ran from the hotel, followed by- the men who were in the place. Offi- cer Cox hearing the shooting, rushed into the hotel "and although the de- tective was still shooting he caught the drink-crazed man by the collai and unarmed him. With groat diffi- culty the plain clothes man was taken to the police, station and locked up. One of the shots passed through the hotel window, one hit the ceiling and a third smashed' the door of a pool room on the opposite' side of the street. This is the second time Police man Cox has faced a gun inan'in ac- Expect to llake a New Appointment Next Week Lethbridg'e is surely having hard luck with It's city engineering prob- em, and 6nce more the civic authori- ties find'themselves without the ser. 'ices of a guide lor the engineering department This latest tiouble he result a letter received yester- ay from. H F now at Denver, Col, who was not long ago ppointed city engineer at a salary of a) ear When Mr'Merr) weath r city not long ago, he losed. the deal with the council nnd ntended to to Lethbrldge to BILL GERMAN IS TURNED DOWN tion. those parts xvherc the new settlers hive gone m this tear Thc question is "Where arc thc fort} thousand liarustcrs, coming from'1 Eastern Canada has a good ciop of her own and cannot spate possibl) half thil number of nien, The mere fact that tuc harvest in the west will be ten earlier than usual checks the eastern siipplv, which will then be in lull tide 01 their own harvest The Grand Tlunk Picific and Can- adian Northern aie known to he look ing For nan south of the Internation- al boundarv, but it seems that Ctre.i Britain will have to supplv man thousand men n the wheat ciop f two hundred million bushels is to b safely gatneied doing even thing in his powe. sistent with his office to bring about prompt action. Speaking In defence of the Canad 'an reciprocity agreement In the Sen ate todaj, Senator Townsend of Mich 'gan. Insurgent Republican declared that he would have a treaty which would include all the products of Can- adian and the United States Industrie" on the free list. He was convinced that, such a treaty would benefit both countries BASSANO MAN ARRESTED Bassano, June ot-R. Brattpn, one of the town's most prom-, ising young men, .by the .Mounted Police, Is believed to be the culmiiia tlon of an epidemic of hoi selhiev ing in this district H Is alleged that horses have, been missed all winter b) big i anchors and small herds of cattle, have been missed. DOCK HANDS JOIN STRIKERS AN ADDITION TO PQNOKA ASYLUM Edmonton, June the'provincial asylum, -at Ponoka, which will increase the accommoda lion in a sufficient degree to accom modate all Alberta patients for some time to come, will be undertaken arid completed during the present season eminence his labors heie on 'July 1 n fact he had gone over nil the plans nd specifications of the public Im toi be. done this summer id had the work m hand so that on s leturn he would be able to start ithout losing a da) However, on returning he changed his mind, and cancelled h position heie The cltlyens of Deivv must have found out that they we losing a good man and offered hi spcVal Inducements to stav and thi f'e fact that he had lived m Denve lonlfnuoutl} for nearn ihirty vould tend to influence him to remii there. Though this somewhat of a nac set to the council, for they had ever confidence in Mernweather abijitv, nevertheless the) are prepanx to make the best of it and hare ready sent out offering th position to other applicants An) on of these three %would make a go. man for the engineering; depirtuien of. the cit.v-'and W that thev w ill he hi a position to ma-> their choice at the nevt regular mesl ing of the council on Tuesdav aftei noon are ven anxious 'o ge a man, and get him here without lur ther delay as the work on the publi Welland Liberals Score Him for Attitude on Reciprocity Welland, Ont, June a stand- Ing vote, and dls- Plav of enthusiasm, a sweeping nio reclproclt) resolution wjs passed by the Liberals of Welland in their con Or John Clifford, the famous Eng- lish Baptlit leader, who Twill Canada In July 'f i visit ventlon in the face of the position and pleadings of W M Geiman, M F, one of the three Liberal 'members who opposed recijiiocity in the parlia- mentary debate. This was..Mr. Ger- man's first appearance before his party convention since his on ALEXANDRA IS GIVEN A LICENSE GOOD TERMS MADE WITH CO. Macleod Board of Trade Commends the Coun- 't cil's Action t New Post Office To be Built at Once; Ten- ders Have Been .Cal- led for BIG CROWD AT RED DEER Red Deer, June !7_R L Borden had big crowds at his meetings here this afternoon and this evening The afternoon meeting was with the Unit ed Farmers of Alberta NORTH HURON- LIBERAL CANDIDATE Wingham, Ont. June ,V McKenzie, a fanner of 4shfield town ship, has been chosen candidate for the legislature at a convention of the liberals of Nor'h Huron JOHN Y MoKANE DEAD Nelson, Tune has reached here of the death In San Francisco of lohn Y McKane who was heavilj in forested at one time in mining in Brit )sh Columbia and >.evada He made a fortune and retired to New Brune. wick He once contested the Root enavs as a Conservative for the House ol Commons against W A Oalllher, but. was defeated. Liverpool June 28 at the docks here is practicall) at a stind- still four thousand additional dock hands joined the strikers toiia) Gun Jrd, fanadnn Pacific Railway, Do minion, "White- and other hues arc ill equally affected There is no question of wages invoft ed in this extension of thc strike movement The dock men are fighting for recognition of their union ind non emplovmcnt of non unionists Ciews of the steamer Uavreford of he Red Stu line, and other liners at docks, here have dese-tcd vesseli in jmpathv with the whan emplovccs RUTHERFORD RETURNS Strathcona, June 'ii Hon A C Rutherford has returned from a trip to the old country, where he has been for several months. ACCEPT ENTERTAINED OVERSEAS London, June Wilfrid Lain-. Merger Plan Three Coal Mines in Alberta Montreal. June The. sharehold ers of the Pacific Pass Coal a special general meeting, ratified the bvlaw passed by the directors 'for acquiring securities of the Canadian -oal and Coke Co, and for selling to ;hat conipan) securities of Pacific Pass .Coal Fields. The question of the consolidation in the Canadian Coal and Coke Company Limited, of the control of the large properties In the west of Lethbrhlge, Pincher, Fdmonlon and Yellow head Pass on the G. T. P, was fully consid- ered and discussed. The meeting by a majority of more "44" RANCH SOLD Calgary June Costello and Rj ka test week put through one of the t ranch deals of the when 'Ihomaj Moore, or Port Huron and SI Ctalr, Mich one of the best known horseiiftn In the east purchased. through them, the big "-14" ranch of Ciaresholm. This property was .owned and leased by .Messrs. Mac and Mann, and comprises MO acres of choice ranch and farm- Ing TUie price was close to a of a million. 'Mr. Moore Intends to go extensively Into the raining of thoroughbred stock, Edward flhite chainmn of lhe !bcst Interc5ts concern London coiinlv council entertainer the overseas M. P.'s to dinner at hotel Hon Geoige B Foster replied on behalf of the Canadian commoners to the toast of the overseas parlia- ments and .Mayor Geary of Toronto to thai, of municipal Institutions VALUABLE JEWEL LOST London, June diamond and pearl necklace which was a souvenir of the Indian mutiny, was lost at the Gala Performance of op- era lut night The owner offers reward. ed. The consolidated companies will control four of the finest proper- ties in Western Canada developed and equipped under the'direct supervision of Charles Fergle, M.E., an engineer of long experience and high standing The combined capacity cf Iho mines il! be about, equal to that, of the Do minion Coal and their loca ion will permit of the western, inaf: