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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Herald PRINTING CO., LTD. W.A.BNW .MiuUf inj: Director and Editor. SUBSCRIPTION In Advance a Otheriwte a year ADVERTISING Month per of Winnipeg the difficulty of trans- portation would be only -imperfectly met or advantages' of dead meat shipments only imperfectly secured to the parts most in need of them. Pro- ducts should be concentrated as close to their .characteristic centres of pro- as possible. the embargo before long. Its aboli- tion is desired by feeders and con- (Toronto'' Evening Telegram.) Mr. Dryden foresees the. raising of "J had an idea the West was the only place that was really going ahead until I struck your town last sinners and is opposed only by breed- said Mr. JR. A. Cunningham, ers "of store or feeding cattle. If the of the raising of the embargo does not Council NECHACO VAL- LEY LANDS INB.C Inch soon it will make little difference to us. age seen at the King Hotel, j "Why, 1 hardly know Toronto. It's j fifteen yoars. since I was here before. I remember I rowed over to Centre .Island then, and what" is now a beau- tiful principally a sandbar with most of the willows no bigger than the saplings used in Manitoba new avenues of trade for Canada. farm -work will give stability j to tie wire fencing to. to the industry. Losses may have! "Banian's wasn't much of a Coney TTne, Ixutrier government has done i i-h 1 l-l 'thi much.-for the commercial interests of j tcr of poor conditioned stuff after its j GOOSE LAY GOLDEX EG-GS Canada, bac the treaty recently en- j arrival in Britain but the losstf will I stared into with France will add ad- j be worth more as a lesson to encour- J It is more important to encour- properly finished cattle. It j means greater gross returns as well L'.'i HS-greater profits from the greater BENEFIT OF FRENCH TREATY aad higher quality of stuff I sent out as well as greater employ- .The French treaty has opened up' meat of. labor in all-tbe-year-round Alberta, City j and Board of Trade, when B. SoelL a Represeifotive Fanner Lriibridgc, Alberta, is Offering For Only a Short Tune cJluouat prestige to an administra- tion that has already accomplished; so much for the people oi the Do-j soon .But me moyt_ cRv proper ihQSQ Q pas. age good quality than they will harm j lures eftst> wfist and north have beeQ I The limiting of the range will very j COnVertod into well pavftd stroets and per Apre Nechaco Val- ley on Ten Yearly Payments ail our output of beef fed lined with splendid homes. jsturf and ready to kill on arrival'.at I ..Where is the goose thnt iaid. the lr, Zimmerman, of Hamilton. Ont- i British ports. that- his city alone will benefit. the extent of S2.000.000 per an- f ,.T Is u your manuiacturmg mdus- ;investigating Nechaco Valley have been secured by German Luth- erans of Wisconsin who intend to es- tablish a colony. The valley is situ- ated about 320 miles north of Ash- croft. News of the impending trek was given outvtoday by a banker" who re- turned from the east a few days ago. -He visited the Nechaco Valley and acquired a tract of land there. 'At least 100 settlers- with their lamilies from the middle state will locate in 'the ralley in May." said he to The Province. majority of j them have bought farms averaging 240 acres at the rate of per acre. I Their representatives in rnauy in- stances have already visited the val- I ley and. reported favorably on its agricultural possibilities. Grain of all kinds, roots and vegetables can be raised there to perfection. There i will be a cash market for their pro- ducts to the early construction of the Grand Tfunk Pacific Railway. j "As the demand for land still con- itinues tho initial influx will be large- ly increased during the summer months. A tract of land comprising acres has beean acquired by i German Lutherans of Minnesota, j 'They intend to establish a model col- jony. Fifty settlers will be the nucle- The biggest sewing ma- chine value in Canada. It is uu ideal "fttmily sewing machine, fully guaranteed. All our customers who have bought this machine have sent their friends around. Just another il- lustration of what buying and selling for cash will do Tlie Turpin Furniture Co A BUDGET FROM COWLEY New Bank Wedding- Removal of School j golden eggs and made all' this pos- Mr. Snell has just returned from of the "colony the early spring. sible? British Columbia where he has been After getting in their crops? they will KUKJ. and yet there are to be found j Conservatives 01 mediocre, intelligence j KOCJI as Gockshutt and Armstrong, cannot see how anv good result' trv? land) send for their families. The journey "That must have developed The reports of the various public j I in :hooi inspectors for the province of j wonderfully judging by the soot that1 _i Alberta as published in the annuals -'report of -the department of educa- on to the window ledg- m pnce on these -lands y the transformation into greater than has -taken i and obtaining valuable data wil1 be made in wagons from 'Ashcroit. Access to the'valley will soon be simplified as the Government same and is convinced that rise l be the place in buildin T. P. are jeo-operating in wagon road through hanges of teachers in the ru- factories of many down-town private Southern Alberta where irrigated j Northern Cariboo in order to facilitate lands have increased, in a few years tthe bringing in of railway supplies. i The ISfechaco Valley can easily sup- schools. One inspector in dealing j used .to be a clean city. frQm _ 5oO per acre. in. criticizing this treaty. Coaser- jtiou express at the fre- s are "'kicking against the rwicks." They uuinot i-ealize that ,T., with thp that the iIc lsn r anv more, but perhaps its treatv is not susceptible of alter- vVltn tne Batter tnat tne rip-Qflrrnipir have more money to buv atioa, but must either bo accepted as department encourage the scnooi trus, Sr stauds, or rejected holus bolus. j tees in-ruraldistricts to build onp -P l The knowledge of international'law j to the schools lor Hie teach- j FROM PIT TO CEIiLAR possessed by the Opposition is very e.rs- This.plan has been adopted al-j "Talking of coal, we turn out 1.- saeagru or the of the House: a number ..of Alberta j 4-00 tous of domestic coal daily in would not be wasted in discussion I schools and the department would do j Lethbridge.. It's delivered for S3.85 t.hat has no meauing and leads to'! weli to encourage such an action by j a ton. It's lump, you semi-! sso logical conclusion. Mr. Foster schools. The reason is ob- j bituminous and in the four mines op-I 'Watfcr vidlev at a objected to a number of items in In the majority of rur- j era ting now.and the two'.in prospec-jof H to 30 feet, clear as a crystal and! schedule, upon the ground that Can-'! al districts in a new country j tus -we've enough to supply the whole'no alkali. ads. would not export them. ..'This is uot. a boarding, place suit-j west. i gentleman forgets that he once neso- I able for the teacher near the school. port a large population as it con- These Nechaco Valley lands have; tains acres of first class farm ore drained j land, by the great Nechaco river 300 feet] 4w-8td in. width. While they appear level i are undulating enough to as-] isure good drainage. There is good Cowley, March Wednesday evening in the Presbyterian clrarch in the presence of a large assemblage Miss Lily Courtney, daughter of Mr. Courtney. of Lundbreck, was married to .Mr. Murray McEitchie, third son of Mr. McRitclue, a well known resi- "dent ot the district. The ceremony was performed by Rev. G. Haxniltoii. The bridesmaid was Miss May Belle McKitchie, sister of the groom, and the groom was supported by Mr. Thps. Shephercl. The happy couple took the 10 o'clock train for tine east amid a shower of rice and to the ac- companiment of a miscellaneous as- sortmentof musical and. .non-musical instruments, provided by the small j boys. On their return Mr. and Mrs, j McEitchie will reside on the home- stead. of the Bank's Lukehart- branch and Trustees Over Work Com- mences the] Rev. Mr. Mowat is conducting a has returned to Calgary. Mr. inger remains as acccuniant for the present. .J. E. Davison, who has ifcen spending the winter with- his wife and family at his old home in Truro, N. S-, returned to town on -Friday morning. HUs face and figure are familiar to everybody in the vicinity, he having been the first -comer and founder of Oowley. WARNER IS HUSTLING Foundations for New Business Walk Foundations have been laid, and work is being pushed as rapidly. as possible towards the erection of a school building at Warner: About twelve carloads of effects reached Warner during tho first two weeks March, some from diff- erent points in Canada, Minnesota, series of religious .meetings dnring j inchigan, the and On alternate weeks a nnmber "Manufacturers The pea 'vine or vetch that grows i of excellent lantern slides bearing 'c-n Coaldalf, March D. j some biblical subject are shown and and Arthur -Stewart oC the i form. the Co have arrived series dealt iigrht at 14c. and power at bunches of poplar here and there. It ac the home of Mlt' i m our town two-feet liisrh 'in. Alberta irith iniKa-1 tJated a ti-eaty with France which j u one la ilie district.' all .tne coal they'want at SOc. a provided'that Canadian eels should houses arc sma11- families are j and less. Lethbridge Electric.i tne -nortes, be placed upon thc favored list. and tbe too busy to Light Compaq develops its light.! Valley, .B. C., and taken boarder. In fact in the major j and, power from the use of this coal! ground is covered with this and _. i of cases, especially in the dis-j Tlwy" sell COLDSTORACETRANSPORTATION trictssettlecl by plac-jSe. per kilowatt. WESTERN BEEF j-63 are not for anyone but a niem-j same class o her of the family, to live in. Asso- the .Raymond Bee The .address delivered before the; ciations are not congenial, the twenty miles scuth JJSvc Slock Association by the Hon. is poorly prepared, and the room] year turned out 7rOOO.OOO of fine s51t more grain than jthilt be completed at the ineet- ,1k. The Milton's is generally cleared by burning., and a district and backs in I after a few weeks return to their old Lost-" "The second series i this week, showed some i Holy Land. They ai i attractive and instructive.'' It was decided to form' A-.number'of our citizens addicted wV the ground is then ready for the first [elected: G-eorge Jleighes, Duncan Sin-; a masquarade ball at Lnf Mgai" crop without plowins, as the .soil is! clair- and Wm. Mujr. This was, all Tuesday evening. Am. or us, 1 _ _, three trustees were! to the pleasures of dancing attended Blairmore on ;Vmong them were Mr. and Mrs. Griffiths of the Alberta Joan Dryden on the Canadian cattle! provided is not private (partitions jlated sugar. Trade to Britain is of considerable [generally being These are! "The financial strii tion is conferred' with. i Mr. Ed. Groves. A petition for a across the! The district is 'in -the throes of a to anj Crabapples, cherries and many other river north of here has been circulat- j discussion of the advisability of the ._- _ _ _I_ __ _ ___ 1 t 11 fruits grow wild. Peaches j flour and 40 feet In depth in most stringency has not .places with no sand, gravel or stones. interest to western cattlemen. it! the conditions that are responsible j affected Southern Alberta -with the character of Canadian more than anything else for the great extent owing to last beef exports, reniedici. required, and! homesickness and disgust which caus-' cellent crops. They were awav ab-i with the embargo. j esso ..many; teachers, especially Aadies Jove -the average both in acreage' and are cultivated enroute between Ash-i ross the river- From the character of the their schools at the first j product, some areas producing from' and Nechaco. import trade, in'beef it appears .-that j opportunity. If the trustees would; 50 -to GO :bushels per acre. The Nechaco river abounds in sal- -tfacre is on the whole a very decided erect a shack cr a lean-to alongside! "We're right in the centre of the i mon' sturseon and trout. tendency of the dead meat trade to j ,of school, the teacher would be! fall wheat belt you know. It seems' displace live shipments. Figures for! aljiti to care, for herself, be handy to j odd, but the crop is sown there 1903. present a rather anomalous! the school.' and be saved from the dry lands in Jun condition with respect to Canadian IC0nveniences and disagreeable features j in June of the following year. 1 shipments. ID this year Canada sup- j life in the home of the average j irrigated lands are used for mi? expenditure of a few j crops, spring-wheat. ing, until thc- department of educa- j Hotel. Mrs. E. Day.. Mr. J. Smith. apples i cd among- the settlers here and ac- It was respond- i th jed :io and a large number of signa- i ot j tures were received, and it of. the school "within other pai'ts of thc country, are arriving nearly every day. These are people .who. have purchased land in that vicinity and are locating ear- ly so as to a good start for their spring crops. Lemngwell Egan at "VViirner have sold the lumber yard at that point to a company who will carry about a stock and who say their aim will be to give the settlers the best possible treatment. Material was on the ground March for a block cement" side walk to be put in at Warner. A harness maker has purchased.- ground for a shop at .Warner wit-h the intention up a build- ing and opening up business in town A special meeting j short ie, ratepayers has been called in is to be response to a request from ton ducks, pheasants hopod that the department, of .public {Payers, to be held in the school there would Wild geese, j W0rks will favorably consider the Tuesday next at 1 p.m., nd partridges are jt.Iv.Ic.-.- as the country north of the j .when the various arguments pro and; Jt There is one 'steam-plough, operat- rate- i ing at Wanic-r and the people state be', a good opening for plied bead out of a total or The head ,wluch is about 36.5 itundred dollars in the erection of I per cent, of all live cattle imported, j teacjiers' quarters would prevent very! The ..dead meat trade to Britain for the constant changes of. tea-; the same year was hundred cner5- .which is so detrimental to the; i abundant and some deer, and harvested The' farming; and truit it is mixed j unexcelled. Being nearer the coast ind-sugar beets, i than Alberta it has a, milder river is being settled fast, and there I are no facilities for reaching it from the railroad yet. Mr. and .Airs. Edgar .Jones, f Leth i is staUvl at Warner that they' con will be advanced. i have'an excellent opening there, foe The staff of the Union Bank of j a drug. sl6rCp fin-t class Blacksmith Canada-here has been reorganized j and repair shop, flour'miH.' apointment of Mi-. Patterson j Also it is thought that this would -weight. Of this Canada contributed oaTy hundred weight or a little over a -thousandth 'part of the total. Ififcbe of live shipments; cad. meat trade has good econo- warrant, as it must be assumed -of the work of school. UNIVERSITY SENATE Government, in its ap to have 'from its becoming general, I tne Senate of the un-j tJien. 'Canadian trade methods in dis, iversity hftS displayed commendable "pcsing'of its Biii-plsis b.x-f need quick Judffment The men chosen are all leading Albertans. J5r. thryde-i advocates the trial of aro or larger "introduction of chilled beef' but ifc 5s hardl3" 1 shipments while he does'not judge! COasidcred in the tr-i- "iT'n beef shipments should be i'l-natt- but rather that it should j increase and that, greater should ivt. paid to the quality of The and elected stuff. If. eastern stalj-fed ffne a of elected rep-; FLOUR AND BLANKETS i and as British Columbia is short on f is going ahead wonder! farm lands but has a great demand; We've a population of i for the products in her many great i Coaldale. March Thomas; the last year and a half we've Si u j. Patching is in the hospital at Leth- i i lumber and nnumg camos. what- ne-w flour mills, one of 500 'bridge with stomach trouble-, and it! j barrel and the other of 120 barrel there ,are suitable for been decided that an operation is and fruit raising have always reach- j necessary. She will be'operated on! "Alberta's a great sheep ranching! ed a very high figure whenever j Saturday. j J country, so we've started a -woollen transportation has reached them. A amount of prrain is being j j mill that turns out 250 pairs of from the Grand -Trunk Pacific is sh'PP--d from 'Coaldalo a-t present.j t-n pound blankets dailv and 'l both by the Elevator and private j output booked ahead lands m Thfi elevator ig balance of the year. Nechaco they '-will. reach their jcars todiiy. Mr w Pawson has I distributed "We.llow a Paper Value one hundred a iargfe part of his grain to i well us The two weeklies. ClOiiai's per acre itiiu it woujd iidt. OCJ the government for free distribution; Choral Club of forty-six train' surprising if they were selling ;ate is too important is "Messiah." fifty dollars acre by. this time ne loaded up rath party1 a divisionai tor The Grand Tnuik Pacific i Crow's Xost .-Puss brunch of the C.P. j pie paid last year 6c per Ib. for oats and they've built a new twenty- j in the valley offer the same this lour stalj roundhouse iind shons The Hudson's Bav Sunday at the home of i from Calgary, formerly of. Wiaston, j be a good point for some-good pho- parents. Mr. George Heighes. -r Ont., as manager. He lias assumed i tographer -10 locate. Politics selections. was at cin be shipped on t.he hoof Ciilcb aa advantage placing o British home-fed with the British consunjor. The nearness oi thc market 'to Cuniuia as compared .frith ite from Australia and the Argeuiinvj 'should make the send- incf ont of beef still more profitable, jrarticuJarly in parts of the Domin- ion the port of embarkation. It is lo not-.-d. however, that in the year HV which statistics have examined considerably inor than hair of the chilled and" frozen Nurthern resentatives to Edmonton but the gruduat.es are to that, not.] the government. The men nominated, by the government arc well distribut I ed throughout, the province. It.is. worthy of note that tho ap-! pointers are not all professional men.! IS repuud people utrns. cars I sold i seed grain. i Tho C.P.K. has shifted its employ- again, and the former '-operator, j Sale, at Taber, has been transferred f to Coaldale, and the operator here, I Sicard, has been laid off. The C.P. i are constructing what: have farmed there for 50 vears nas I onc 01 the largest have grown line oats and barley, 80; a freight sTa- and platform here. The contract has been let for a new be- a fair yield. Wheat and clover do ex" j house foi" H- A-' Suggitt a half mile j bridges in the world over the Belly busEels of oats per-acre only being which is three, hundred the city level. ceedingly well and all vegetables. 1 TO JIUN OWN SHOW. Those desiring to make quickly! The bridge js to be in the nature to thirty thousand dol- a small investment iu land once to I. B. Snell, Leth-i Some sound and-progressive business! ol II tremendous steel trestle, some-pars on men have chosen, notably R. J. over a mile lonp and 310 a Hutchings. tl manufacturer, well-known Calgary! above high w.tior mark. The con- bridge, Alberta, Box 63, as these lands j west of here. It will be a modern residence costing about Mr. Ilcighes' health is improving and he will be able to bo out again I in a few days. j A school meeting will be held-here! John A. foundations are pretty well laid I wil1 Positively be increased to j thc 21st for purpose of electing j mayor of Kdmonton, and bv all odds i work progressed alllthe samt- the other companies and decide the. location j 1 ifii_i of n nniisp fnr tnO rlictrirl I the most prominent business man in, rnij'd winter. Our tern- payments will be per acre, upplied to Britain came from Um'.tcd States. In view of thi. which will be traversed by thc still eight hundred or a thousand is at it again but it is news j fifteen houses put for settlers Grand Trunk Pacific railway, will be ..miles oast of the centre of the cattle j to know that His dis-" tho last thirty days. L-ne objective this spring of'hundreds GERMAN LUTHERAN COLONY ____ FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE i FOR GOOD red brick, stone trimmed, steam heated building {of 20 flats netting a year; you cannot find a better invcslnivnt JOHN T. P. POWER Trek In Northern Begin Eariy in Cariboo May Nechaco Valley in the Cariboo dis- HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Capital........................... Reserve and -Undivided Profits..........___ OF DIRECTORS Sir fl. Montagu Allan President Jonathan Hodgson. Esq. Vice-President district of Southern Alberta which is characteristically long in beef produc- and short in consumption com- pared with the other two prairie pro By having no abattoir west. orrcacheJ itself. trict includes Calgary. Just imagine Calgary being in the immigration district, whose headquarters arc at Lethbridge. Greed of fame hath ov-lroad Wfls sold recently for A section and a half farm, twelve miles from. Lethbridge f and about four miles from the rail- j thousand acres of land an thers have Iready been disposed of. Of this quantity eight thousand acres bridge. 408 Globe Paul, MinncsotaJ _________________________'.______. j FOR SALE OR TRADE I NEW SIX-ROOMED HOUSE, good location. Small payment down, bal- ance easy. Apply Geo. Peacock, Leth- 18-t C. R. Hosmfer; "Esq., Thos. Long, Esq., C. F. Smith. 3Ssq., 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 agencies distributed throughout Canada. New York Agency. 68 and 65 WalJ St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS invited, and special atten- tion is paid to small deposits. at 3 per cent, per annum, compounded tour times a year. Money Orders and Letters of Credit, -payable in any part of the world, at current rates LETHBRIDGE E. W. McMULLEN, ;