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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta MQE FOUR LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., SATURDAY, MARCH 27, I9M. A REMINDER We are increasing our business and enlarging our scope Satisfaction Guaranteed as to Price, Quality and Prompt Delivery Corner Westminster and -----Baroness Road------ MAIN OFFICE REDPATH STREET WEST We have in stock at all times-Lumber of all kinds, Doors and Windows, Lime, Cement, Wall Piaster, Plaster Paris, Pressed Brick, Metallic Siding and Shingles, Corrugated Iron Outside Yards Coleridge, Bow Island, Burdett, Taber, Bountiful, Stirling, Raymond, Magrath, Cardston GEORGE ROGERS President Phone 23 North Yard Phone 321-Westminster Phone 123 Redpath (Office) P.O. Box 1365 .A. Managing Director Or CANADA Capital, Rest and Undivided Profits Exceed Covers the West The Union Bant has over 145 Branches in Canada, ana over two nearly of these are in the from Fort William to Prince Rupert. To Western Fanners, Ranchers, Grain and Cattle Dealers and Merchants, and to Eastern firms doing business in the West, offer an unequalled Banking service. Savings Department at every Tiranch. SI.00 opens an account, on which Interest at highest carreuc rate is paid. LETHBR1DGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manager. .On Saturday afternoon Miss Hazel! TADrCT Marshall gave a tea in honor of her JTUAIjijl guest, Miss. lanthe Harclie of Leth- bridge. Miss Marshall was assisted by Miss G-ertrude "White, Hiss Isabel Cousins, Hiss Olgu' Evans, Miss Jac- queline Ewart and Miss Hazel Car- Hat News. TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Draylng outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for IN WESTERN CANADA of Forest Winnipeg as in Toronto. The res- erves are under constant patrol sum- mer and winter. Only two fires of J any consequence occurred in 1908. Of 1 these one in "The Pines" reserve burned, over 22 square miles but de- stroyed no merchantable timber; the other, in the Turtle Mountain Ee_ serve, burned over 28 square miles, mosily .covered with grass. Both fires however, large quantities of young growth. Various methods employed to prevent fire, such as the j burning of fire lines and the plough- j ing of fire guards are mentioned. Roads through the reserves and. along their boundaries are also being con- structed, largely with this end in view. One hundred and fifty miles of such roads were made last year, Experiments are being made with a view to reforesting -areas on the re- serves that have been- denuded by fire; sowing is favored rather than planting. i A number of squatters were remov- ed from the reserves during 1903, one hundred and. twenty-six from the Riding Mountain Reserve and twenty- :.five from the Turtle Mountain Re- serve. In spite of the delicate nature of this work it has been so carried out that all those removed have made affidavit to the effect that they have i.been well treated and are pleased with the change. The boundaries of the reserves are "TRfLBY" AT THE LYCEUM It may be true that the play's the thing, and it is undoubtedly nefes- sary that there should be a dramatic basis of some kind or other to work on. But once that basis is given, it is wonderful vrhat skillful producers; can, do. Theo. Lorch and his excel- lent company made another distinct hit last night at the Lyceum, plav- incr that famous French, drama, Tril- by It was thought that Mr. Lorch as a star shone more brillinatly in; Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde than anv; other of this company's repertoire.; but he clearly demonstrated when taking the part of Sven.arali night that there are other characters' which call forth the greatest powers of his talent. i Mr. Lorch was yery ably supported! Each member of the company In this OKAYING J promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. on delivery. J. S.PhflIips A. L Patteson Phone 70 Office in Nelson Cow's Store Place Tour Orders for GRAYING Satiifaction Guaranteed 3 to the purpose of the for- s, Mr. Knechtel writes: Forest. Reserves are and produce a supply of timber for. the people of the prairie, the homestead- ers' needs being considered of first importance. They are not intended to furnish wood for the lumber trade. Hence the policy of the Department is favorable to small mills rather than to large ones which need large (tracts of forest and manufacture lum- ber beyond the needs of the settlers." i Mr. Knechtel then gives in detail the area of the different reserves, with the dates of their formation! The areas are summarized as follows: Manitoba (5 3575 so. miles. Saskatchewan (4 740 sq. miles. Alberta (6 9702 sq. miles. Bnt'3h Columbia (10 il, inspector thP fnroci oS- "V1'itte-n of! being rocked and" timber surveys the forest reserves in Western Can- on them the object ada giving some very interesting in- o{ ascertaining the present amount? information. of timber and6the animal growth. The species timber growing on the reserves, with their average size and condition, are stated and an ap- proximate estimate given of the tim- ber on the different reserves. The estimates total as i For the Manitoba reserves, ft. of saw timber and j 000 cords of fuel wood; For the Saskatchewan reserves, bd. ft. of saw timber and 000 cords of fuel wood; For the Alberta reserves, 000 bd. ft, of saw timber and 000 cords of fuel wood; For the British Columbia reserves, bd. ft', of saw timber and cords of fuel wood. The saw timber cut from the res- erves during the year ensuing 31st March. 1908, totalled about- board feet- and the cord wood cords. The regulations for homesteader's be allowed under cer tain restrictions, on thes AEODW R tarn restrictions-on those portions of allowed on the reserves) ire the reserves that are adapted fox allowed on me arc this purpose. Good grass should not also given. Similar regulations havi n already been imposed on of the reserves, as the cattle will con- sume the grass and penvine, which, if dried, would be very inflamable. use of the reserves as pleasure i3 also 'noted. Besides ,the cattle, in >ing ii; UV tained by addressing R. H. CampDc-il, Superintendent of Forestry. Ottawa, Ont. ter, make paths, narrow as they are, srrve to check any fire which may come along that way and give lines from which a back fire may be started. The fire problem in the West, Mr. A number of teams n HIP Knechtel shows to be one of special fields at work and several our- difficulty, much more so even than in fits have begun plowing, the East. The number of rainy days Mr. Theo. Lorch as Svcngali to- and the amount of rainfall is shown, j night. Don't fail to him as thit by tables supplied by the Weather famous character. Bureau, to be much less in Alberta. 1 R. E. Patterson ami P. Anderson Saskatchewan and Manitoba than in arrived with a couple of carloads of Ontario.' The velocity of the wind, effects and went south to moreover, is about twice aa great in settle near Stirling. play gave instances of their art and earnestness at its very highest. part of Trilby was taken exceedingly well by Miss Cecil Fay. Miss Doro- thv Shinn as Mme. Vinard is to be highly comolimented for her clever acting-. One of the chief char- acters of the play croes by the of Taffy. This most delicate Part., which can be very easily overdone or be found lacking- in character, was I admirably taken by Howard Tre-1 maine. Mr Tremaine deserves i cial mention. He took the part of I i he proverbial English dude to tha-l ;i.cme of perfection and elicited j Tavorable comment from the was nothing to take awav and nothing1 to add. A crowded, house greeted the efforts? I j of the company last night and thei j same play is to be repeated this ev- j ening's performance. LYCEUM Theo. Lorch as FAREWELL PERFORMANCE OF Mr. Theo. Lorch and his Company ;