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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 7, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta I L + f HI El Eft 4 ' ;o:o c)  'Ufi Kdmonton Bulletin; Tho meetings of tho lOdmonton Canadian Cluhluivc h been very successful ho far and give promise of realizing the aim of its promoters. The addresses that have teen given have been exceedingly entertaining ami instructive. The addresses ot two such prominent old timers 11H the president of the ciUb, Mr. .lohn A. McDougnll. and Mr. Matthew McCauley give the new comers to the city en nddiUorialfttlth In lis future. The remark* %\t these gentlemen indicate that Edmonton is nut a mushroom town, hut huh successfully withstood tempts to crush it. The. story of such attempts was graphically told yesterday afternoon at the regular meeting of the club by **** Mr. Matthew McCauley. who has lived in the district since 1N7V). He be-gnn at the time when the N.W.M.P. were sent out to this country, ami repealed nt - Donald Ross oalled hi* hotel the "Edmonton Hotel,11 the people of south Kdmdntort built one and called It *;The Hotel Kdmonton," offors of free sites were given to the business men of Edmonton to locate In South Edmonton. The most insolent and bold faced attempt to rob Edmonton was made in 1892. One day a procession set out from South ICdmonton and end* ed up nt the Edmonton land office. Before the clthwm know it everything was loaded on the wagons. The men of -Edmonton left their places of business and rushed up to the land office. The horses were unhitched. Mr. McCauley who was mayor of the town at that,time addressed the people. He knew the only way to avert u riot was to hold the land office. A company of militia were placed aw u guard nrouml (he office during the night. The next day am men from the south of the river came over with tenuiH ami wagons again. The driver of the head team tried to force the hordes through the crowd, and hegan to use the butt of his whip. Me was knocked off his Keel and Mk uutm taken from him. EFFFCT OF IRRIGATION Whit it his Done for many Arid District;. The next day a party of Mounted rweiv settled in Fori Hoskntchewnn j Police came up from Kurt Hnsknteh-as their headquarters. The govern - cwnn under Major Criosbnch. ment of the day and the officials in the district were responsible for\slde- Tho tracking Kflmonton in this manner .which did a good deal to retard the progress uf Kdmonton, Mr. McCnuloy related the circumstances in connection with the found-ins of the Uullctfu and road so mo of the uits from the early Issues which showed the citizens In those days were j many would he killed. "You not afraid to publish their opinions of their neighbors in the newspapers. Mounted Police were met by Mayor McCnuloy. Major Urlesharh said., "I have my iiiNtructions h> move the land ofllcc and J must carrv them out/' "You may have your Instructions," audi Mayor Mct'nutey, "but you can't mote the ] itui office" The muyor explained to Major (tries* fight 11 nd I t will bach in the oveni of m ; are young men. |le the first to The inarch of progress hus done away I and you ond be killed.'" The people from every part with the iriiilY frankness of the early jeouutry flocked into the rlty, days, Jn the residents of. Kdmonton felt it wns time to organise the pop. ulatlon into a corporal body, and a of the Thr Falls Tribune.) i The theory has been advanced by scientific men long ago that the cultivation of the soil increased rainfall in any country. The plough- ed land, it Is argued, absorbs mere moisture and stores It away, and as the moisture evaporates it comes down to the earth again in rainfall The theory has had considerable support in the practical observation of tavmevH where irrigation works have 1 oen started. The spreading of the waters of a river over a larger area of land of course causes a much larger proportion of the river to go up into the atmosphere In evaporation and the moisture laden clouds drop it again in rainfall. The theory is reasonable enough and of consider -able interest to those portions of the arid west where irrigation projects are contemplated. Perhaps the most striking instance of the practical demonstration otthts theory comes from Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, where It Is asserted the new Salton sea seems to have worked a miracle In the desert regions that are now visited with a plentiful rainfall, ft v ill 1>c remem-Isred that the Colorado river got |iiwd.v from some contractors who were endeavoring to lead a portion of its waters out of the channel for irrigation purposes, and the entire rher, cmt'.ug a now_ channel for it-, .self made its way toward an ancient s abed known as the Salton basin. 1 'I L I- ft* - ^1. "�--1 * �_ f r .1 * - t > j. ^1 announces to hit old friends L and customers � 1 ha has opened a hi -i The General it* Business On Baroness Road, east of the Coi.rt House r - J.GEO. HARPER 1 -I �1 SAVE MONEY 1 - ^ ';:-^:-;^^.'/;;77^:,'v Give Him a Call. the Tabor for $100, thet selling at $200fin1! 1 time. Gfoocl Farming Lattd . r. RUSSIXL Real Eatato Agent tension of the situation was ivlieved j which It proceeded to turn into by a telegram from ottnwn to tho i v"**t CHOICE AN DIES AKE8 a effect that the land utlk'e would re- icillwl main in Kdmonton. lake the 1 Tlie Buay Businesa Matrs Lunch when taken with a bottle of Leth* bridge beer, forms a most satisfactory repast, inaamut-h as this beerf beintr properly mode, containing much that is nutritive, as well aa an aid to digestion. It is absolutely pure, perfectly matured and of delightful flavor. Bottled by Lethbrfclge B. & M. Co., it is kept by all first-class restaurants. Leth bridge Brewing Ma'ting Company, Ltd The following meeting was called by Dick McOuini^.v Inspector Percy with four men, of the Hudson's Imy Co.. in Mc- was sent to move enough books from DougaiPs hull, on October 2tUh. the Kdmonton land office to south 1881, where-It wns decided to organ- I Kdmonton to begin a new office in i/.c anegun to roll over, whereupon he began to scurry out. Still another attempt was made to erect another building near where the post olllce now stands. The vigilance committee guving. T�n of the \lgilance committcewvre arrested and tried l>efore the magistrate Six of the committee were fined. Mr. McCuuley was fined S40. the books in the office. He did not leave enough to enter a bomestead-vc's application. Percy and his men jumped on the wagon to drive away. One of the men had his revolver in his hand. The mayor was standing in front of the horses with his Jack-knife open. Vie called upon the in--spectdr to hall or he would cut the luck yoke straps. The man with the revolver threatened to shoot, but In-�:�ec!or Percy told him to put the weapon a\va>\ Then Mayor McCauley and the luml agent carried back all the books they needed. which hos recently been t-...........� .Salton sen. Tremendous efforts were made to stop the outbreak and restore the river to its old- channel without avail except to exhaust the financial resources of the company doing the work. Only short time ago President Uoosevelt called on the Southern Pacific railroad to restore the river to Its channel to prevent the threatened arruiity of the submersion of many hundred* of thousands of acres of good land which was becoming a lake bed. Now the Inhabitants ol adjoining territory are not so sure that they want the new sea meddled with. An eastern newspaper says in comment: As far back as 1878 this position was ably maintained by Or. 1 J. P. Whitney, who hnd made astudy of the desert In southern California. Me argued with perfect scientific pre- i clsion that the water of the sea would constantly evaporate and lower the temperature In the neighbor -hood, A greater rainfall, he predicted, would come from such condlt - I IT'S A GOOD ONE GET IT NOW, BEFORE THE USUAL City Raker F. G. CocH�, ^ - Synopsis Of Cinata HOMESTEAD REaULATKKW. i. - V,, A P HAND FOB D CHURCH DIRECTORY. threatened the existence ot the town As many as five fires were started in one night. Kvents if this nature reached a climax when one night a man was seen to enter a new building that vas being erected near the site of the present Urund Central lintel. The man had a bottlt* in his hand At first It wah thought that he was going to have u +�wig" out if his whiskey bottle. A few min -utes lat'T he was discovered throw* -I'he first public school was feuilt in j in� COttl 1,11 on tho floor* 'rht* '"cen- WESLEY METHODIST CHUItCU. R�v. J. E. Hugbsou, B.A.. Pastor. Sunday services ml 11.UO a. iu. and 7.30 p. m. Class Mseting Sunday morning* at ten. An epidemic of incendiarism next ; �m�h. Xow the truth of his obser- unions, made over 30 years ago, is appurcntly vindicated by the resolution passed by the Texas legislature, for It is shown that since the Idling ot the Salton basin by the i river water the rainfall has been Increased as far east as El Paso# Tex. lief ore the sea was formed, the great the extent af one garter eeaUoa^at 199 acre*, more or lett*' * - Ko'ry munt be made peraona'lr �t ISS Idttl taud o0 cc for ibc aiatrtei In mkick tto *s*#5� v altuate/ ;v ? i V ^fli The b^meeteader la required id HVis condHona connected therewith assst ihe fullowlof plant.: 1 1. At Meat at* moatha* rsaMeac* aaeai cuiitfautn of the land tsaacS r*sr for rear.. * V-T&$ '2. tttSe father ('ortKathar, If tha fatMr^a v dereaaed) of the honc>tea4*r rct4e^MB*a farm in the Hclolty of I be land catered fur ta� > requlrekaeota aa to rcaldence mar be aattaSeS . byeuch �er*ou leatdlnt with taa faaaar W Bother. -: , ' ' -"^V. - .�1'i5r!y s. If U.eveUier.haahtaf*e�v�ae�trte^sNH apon farming Ui*� owned by aim In Ihn-flcln j uy of bit bofriettcaU, ibe r�i�ulraire�la aa te ^4 ^1 Sunday School and Bible Class at a I reatdence mar ba eaUefled br reaidenca hmm kpwerth League Monday eveolng al sight. Prayer Maetloff, Wodnesdays, at 8.00 Junior Lsaguc Fridays at 4.15. the eald land. Blx monba* notice In writing a bo aid be give a to the Oominlaaloner of Dominion, l*aaHf ai Ottawa of tntentton to apply for patent: . w.w.oosr. Deputy of the afinlater of ibe Jatartor. T.- L 4-1 r J n ' �. 1 sine,. 18.10 was 12.9fcinches, yet in Stock Saddles Farm Harness, Com-ord Tlnmoss, Straps, etc.. nlwnys Wo ciui gunmiitijti you cdtftylett sutisfiiction. on hand. to bv i i (Successors to Horner Hutchinson) #^aa?aaa*e?e*?e*9?e*3 I'ho FRED. ROONEY, - PROP. GOOD ACCOMMODA flON FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC KXCELLENT CUISINE BATHS HOT AND COLO WATER HATES ,$1.50 A DAY LETH BRIDGE ALBERTA 8 8 8 I o ROYAL HO ELI TABER, ALTA. Irvine & Lemon, - Proprietors! Rates $1.50 and $2.00 per Day FKEE BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS SAMPLE BOOMS IN CONN ECTION OOOJ Herald Ads. Bring Results. Kdmonton in 1881 at a cost of $900 Noila were S8.00 n pound. When tho building was flnisheil and reao!ieving that said in creased rainfall was caused by the formation u( na'u\ sen, therefore, we most respectfully request our repre- i 3.80 p.m. KNOX OH VRCH. (Presbyterian.) lUv A. M. Cordon, Mitditer. SuAdny Services at 11.00 a. m. and 7.AO p. in. Soj#dny Schpol at 8.00 p. m. Prsynr Ment ing nvery Wednesday nvnning nt ft.OU o'clock. Choicest Frtuts f ... Apples 6 lbs. for 25c AT KEAN'S -��-*=n -m f r 1 , � - -. O|)j)osito P. Of Thorn 96k 1 s ntathes iht rrKLHTKIl WITH UIIKIWATfs: 'I was and uiu yet ufllicted with rheumatism." Buys Mr. J.IC. Itayne, editor of the IKrald, Addingtun, Indian Territory, "but thanks t to C hnmluiiains Pain Jhilm am able once more to attend to business. It in the best of liniments." If troubled with Hum - inutiMii give Pain Halm a trial and you are certain to l>o more than pleused with the prompt relief which it alTords. Ono the pain. For application relieves salo by all druggists. FOl'NMl. in congress and Pnited Stales senators from the state of j Texas to take such action as they j derm expedient to have investigated j SaJlon sen, ami the reference to climatic change, and. if found that said sea creates said changes, that the same Ik* not destroyed but the property interest therein be paid for \ty the L'tdted States under such terms that will be just to the interest therein involved." j The resolution ot the Texas legislature Is interesting, but its bland i request that tho submerged land be paid for by the whole lulled Htales is a trille cheeky in view of the allegation that it has benefited them and tho surrounding country to the extent of untold millions. If any such vast benefit has been received by the desert regions ol the southwest we submit that it would be more suitable and equitable that the parties benefited should pay the com- p. m. ST. AUOUSTJNE'S UHUItOU. (AugHcnu.) j Rnv. .1- S. Chlvnrn, A.K.C., Heel jr. tUfttmn nt It.00 a. m. | Sunday School nt H.00 ( Gvnnsong nt 7 Ho. Cnlnbrntion of Holy Communion:- ! nt Sundny in Uie monlh. B a. m. vPlnln), nnd II a. m. (t'hornl.l ?!rd Sunday atUr Matins. OUiei Sun- days nt 8.J10 n.m. Duily Matins and Evensong a1 OJl'l in. nnd 7.80 p. m. Jn.� Crrnni on Order. 0A1HOL1C CI1UHCH. Sunday Servicer.- Low mnsn, 8.80 a. in.; high ma-is, 11.00; vwtHiin, 7.M0 p u�. Daily 8nrvic*n;- Father Van TtHtain- While Vou Shoe Repair Shop. 1"* A A rnil cow. with a white fene, la/t j pumtively 4miull damages Instead of ear half cut oil and right ear undercut, ft he has a red and white caW, similarly marked: No other marks visible, At present, owing to the prevailing cold in unable to get up. Ownar can havo same by proving proimrty nml paying il.00 per day and oxpenses. Apply at this office. NOTICE money Notice -is hereby given by "The Provincial Lumber Company Limit -cd/' that nt tho expiration of one month from the date of tho first publication hereof Jt Js the intention of the said company to apply for a change of its name to "The Provincial Lumber and Manufacturing Company, Limited." Dated ut Lothbridge the 2�th day iof February, 1007. W. C. IVES, aoliciiw far applicant Company. requesting the people of Manitoba, 'Maine and Massachusetts to chip in und pay for the land. Rut then Texas lacked,for nerve ut an> t ime. The whole matter hears a local in-I LoriM far this section pf Montana Tor the vast irrigation enterprises projected by tho government by which the Sun river and the Milk river ure to be taken out of their channels and spread over a million acres of land will result In tho cub tlvation of great areas of land now lying hard and uncultivated, and | convert them into moisturp reservoir from which a vastly increased evaporation must arise. It would bo in no wise strange it at the same time it increased tho rainfall and groatly extended the season when it ordinarily falls to tho groat advantage of agriculture in northern Montana in sections where no irrigation is possible, i a Ask Your Grocer For This Brand Men's sl'pes 6oled and heeledv iu m minutes. Price tl,0#;:^ F. 4 * QERMA West of Bentley Co, v. t ap 108 When you wmit CITY OF �lit DRAYING Done promptly ami satisfactorily, JOHN BRODIE Xotlce is hereby given that �D sons requiring sidewalks nnd sewtfn during the coming year, to he, , , structod under tho' Local *tmprQWf.�:i:ii jucpt Bylaw, are requested to Hnf^ to the undersigned, before t4^v 3|f of March next, a jjetltion or ineinp andum embodying their oVmanda'aj ting out clearly the*blocks ^ streets When* stiIff'Inip^velnwiSi desired. ^ .,- * -"- ^0f;^ Dated utJ^th*rld(^,HhW^ii^^ ol February. 1V�07. i-4 C. JJ. 1 - It;*- i - '..... ; lt".is/a' ;