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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A- MOMOA V, MA RCH 2, 1900. 11 M M M MM M f M 4 f M M R1DOWAY MMMMMMMMM RIDGWAVS ROYAL TEAS ESTABLISHED IN THE REIGN OF KING WILLIAM f Hoye the largest Sole of any high-grade Tea in the World RIDGWAYS 50c., 60c. and 1.00 per W L 3lb SIZES 4' Exclusive Agents: The Bentley Company Limited, Lethbridge TELEPHONE 33 Prompt Delivery: M M M M M M M Why not own a Reliable Watch A (line piece which cannot be depended upon to show which to be palled back or joggdd ftheftd iin't worth tying to a fiih line for a linker. Every movement and case we has oaf per- tonal ran tee and, be- our eitrernely low prices bring them within easy reach ot any pocket- book. C. Ross Tate The Sign of the Watch Ford St, near City Hall OU1 LCTTU BOX MR. PEAT'S VIEWS Editor of the Herald, report of the expert on the prospects for gas around Leth- bridge may be considered valuable. It certainly showa that he has-some knowledge of the Pennsylvania oil fields aa far the geological-conditions average with the improved appliances of today. The deepest well fn the Dominion was one drilled at Petrolia with a tour and a- half inch hole and that to a depth of feet Coming again to our present locality the. teat well at Calgary, although .started with an eighteen inch pipe, was reduced to a 6 1-4 at feet, four and a half inch at feet, and carried to a depth of feet. Of course the man in charge wus a .very competent I that not a disciple of Mr. Ginter, of Mi-di- cine Flat' nororiety. It .would be a very poor plan for the city .to fit itaelf out with a drill- ing outfit suitable for feet' re- quiring at least to get pro- perly fitted up, with suitable toolw, etc., nnd eventually having to hire a competent man to the work. Then again it is rather a difficult proposition to nf a second- hand'drilling rig for we have a. few ourselves to aell and in a radius, of 200 riiilca you will have no trouble in obtaining quotations on nearly every description ''of drilling plant manufactured. Operators doing work in the oil invariably let their drilling to contractor which should ta proof of the. only practicable method. Of course where companies or individu- als are prospecting in some place at great distance from the railroads and where cartage of machinery is a. big item, it sometimes incon- venient for a contractor to quote, other than a speculative price, owing to the uncertainty of the amount of work. Jn such cases the operators Find it imperative tht-mSelves out with their "own The HUpplying of proper machinery and toola for drilling is a purt of my business along with the setting up ind handling same and I would be pleased to quote the city on rigs of all sizes and descriptions. Dealing with the prospects for gag or oil the are certainly to be considered and it is no longer a theory; any one at all conversant .ately regar'ling the farcial sentence I cannot, see on what proumls I t I I I I 1 on Sawchuck serves'the more sharply are turned down, to draw my attention to an itxrn in It ia not to the credit of the city j the Herald of last Saturday. that they should succeed in driving' GJ the front page under large an unfair bargain nor ia it right that ing we are told that Ramsay, a pto- the voice of the citizens should be fesfiional wrestler had to quit Tabor called for and whnn given totally ig- lor the non-support of his wih nored, unless there has been some The harrowing details are given, change in conditions which I ain not rife and child, no food, no fuel, etc. aware of. The man is sentenced to six months Thanking you for the .space accord- in gaol and then sentence suspended cd me, Mr. Editor, I am if he will leave town (Taber) and the Yours truly, report' he left. HOWARD CASE. I arn wondering if this ia a case of the "punishment fitting the j and also, in what way the condition CARD5TON DELEGATE RETURNS of the wife and child was _____ so far as obtaining support from Ram- aay was concerned. Youra, Mr. Thomas II. Woolford, Presi- dent of the Alberta Farmers' Associu. WOMEN'S RIGHTS, tion of the Cardston District, retiiru- od from a two months' trip with the government officials of the Department of Agriculture in con- nection with the Seed Train Special. During this period of engagement with the Seed Train Mr. j Most People can earn Honey but many fail to place it whore it safe and profitable ANCHOR YOUR SAVINGS TO MOTHER EARTH North Ward Lois, 2 Blocks from School, each down and a month. Get some while they last Post Office Black Phcoel MR. CARPENTER'S REPLY To the Editor, Dear The compiler of "Poetry, Prunes No. No. and like moat of the "Jak- nyfe Carpenter" species, has dem- onstrated his originality, and truly hia "forte" is "hieroglyphics" a wea- pon of ancient calibre, and as such may excuse his attack, 'from behind tiie palisade of a "non-de-piurae." A child set to amuse itself with, a pair of HcifiHOM and miscellaneous literature may have been equally suc- cessful. Refering again to "the use- fulness of the in my former letter I determined to refrain from personalities, but now, while recog- nizing the usefulness in capturing -a was n special delegate to the Grain Growers' Convention hold at Saska- on the loth to 17th mats. This i Lethhridge Markets 1 -Northern 80 2 Northern 81 No. 3 Northern 73 No. d Northern 59 No. 5 Northci'ii 1 Alberta 8-1 2 Alberta Red 3 Alberta Red..................... 71 are concerned; but it would be less with petroleum, rcaliics that, and it lo criticism had he left the prac-'J aiWHV.s the operators desire to get lical side of the operating and the j neftr to the apex of the anticlinal adaptability of certain apparatus to j ,s possible; .but the only accurate people who have made it their vay .of ascertaining that point is by licular.line of work. Apart from the well defined oil or gas fields where one meets .with the secondary formations, the condi- tions may vary- materially, so much that it not probable that anyone but a driller would keep -track of the different appliances most suitable, for those particular conditions. In Pennsylvania there is one iitandr ard rig. suitable in every respect to the 'conditions there encountered, and it ia liable to become >ovfned in the local aa to make, an iriden- tAtion on hi3 grey matter "and al- though there are many places the in- rig has proven very efficient; still this locality is not real- ly suitable for them, and many oil And gas fields do not uac then at nil. In the eastern countries, where the depths of wells vary from 1 ,000 to 4.000 feet and drillers figure on obtaining their strings of 5 nnd 4 inch casinirs as great R as .they go 'with the larger one with no ripr.1. Bumatra is a fair example and the formation there not unlike !hr formation here. Considering the work do'nc in AI- by the Dominion the reports of years '95, '56, '97 and '98 show that in nearly every CARC depth wan made with the 5 inch tnd 4 inch pipes of feet and we would therefore expect to hold up the test holes and that method is hardly considered in this instance on uvount xof 'cost. Consequently the bfit.U'r wsy of making a test is' to the present working as -.sji-t c-iild hardly deny. V> there .is gas to be ha1 in quantities in or around and that a body of gas is there, is evident from the fact that it has. boen obtained in small quan- tities iri the "present working, and must ric-cp.ssnrily have its base of -.upply. Sir. B .Redwood in his "Petrol- speaking of the association of salt and petroleum that through- out the globo and petroleum with salt neither solution or in solid is' almost universal. Wo certainly have -the salt, so we would '.expect 'to get the gas not far bflow it. Anrt no 'doubt the partiofi will sec to it that the bore Will not cudiingorod any by .the- removal of cartirigs until such n an ilu; fmnl abandonment of the well an thiV probabilitiffl for gas are good bofofc reaching iho foot level. Yours very truly, G. A. PEAT. TABER JUSTICE The Editor. Daily Hcrr.ld, letters When yon are thinking of new things (or the JMt remeniber that we hare Everything tor the Home CA8H BASIS that JOB can't iray 99 oicwe anywhere in Onada. Turpin Furniture Street CuxhnHn UtkbcMga erson. gjiilty of "syH tern atic petty was the- joint convention of the Grain No. Growers of Manitoba and No. 4 Alberta Red 51 wan with the Alberta Farmers' Asso- ciation of The two other delegates from Joshua Fletcher, F. A. and the secretary, ilr. F. Stevens, of Clover Bar. our province were I'rcsidttit of th'e A. No. 5 Alberta-Red......... 40 No. 1 No. 2 White ...................._........ 70 No. 3 White................................. 02 No. i: Rejected 55 No. 2 Rejected.........'......-............ 50 Oats per cwt. ......1.20 Hr. Woolford is the Vice-President, of. the'A. K. A. as well as our local j Barlc-y per cwt. president. His good appre- FJax Rcr bus. When you have inythldf to tell to rent place it ia this cthtaia. If yoa waat laytaiaf ns< this cotau. 25c ox iawrtiaa 4 iuertioas for SI GENERAL SERVANT WANTED, GENEEAL 8EBVANT. Apply Slis. G. L. Vrooman, corner