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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letiibridge Daily Herald, Monday, March A RICH, FRAGRANT TEA "SALADA" is fresh from the gardens of :fincst tea-producing country in the world. Sold only iu scaled lead packets, which preserve its native purity and goodness. Page 9 i A Ask your fcrocer for a package to-day. You'll like it. Mixed and Natural Grecu, 40c, 50e, COe and 70c per Jb.____ THE PANAMA CANAL AND WESTERN TRADE Comprehensive Summary By L. P. Strong- Situation Sized Up Carefully It is generally known that West- ern growing the 'best grain of all varieties that is raised in any countiy on the face of the earth. And it is believed that grain is entitled to the best mar- ket to be found anywhere in the world; and yet, to the present, in of this fact, conditions are such that it has not been receiving, and -cannot receive, what It is .entltiled to. most of the grain in Alberta is .raised (between Edmonton and Car- dston, north and south, and for a dis- tance of about one hundred miles -east and west, which is gradually out and increasing. The nearest lake port is Fort 'Wil- liam, whicih lies 'at a distance of milies from Calgary, and from Edmonton, or about 'miles on an average from the grain growing district of the province. The grain raising district in vMaui- iqba and Saskatchewan is only about COO milies from Fort William, and ists. They are located on an av- erage of 800 miles from Chicago, a closer distance from G-alveston on haul of miles. It Is well known that, water 'freight for grain la cheap- er than rail freight, consequently this market closes at the. i On- of winter, the prue of wheat at Fort drops jzistant- the difference in tlie freight "rte, (J cen's a bushel. The at Fort William and are j not on a local basis, and win i there is a surplus to ship out the market j is made at Liverpool, and thi valae i is the value of the wheat at Liver- pool, less the cost of getting it th With the close of navigation, it costs the Alberta 'fanner G cents more a bushel to get his grain to Liverpool, r.f is out of pocket just tJio amount oj the extra rate cost, which explains why the price of Dece.ni1: whear la isually five or six cents less -.nun .November (juotations. i- tors do not get the extn or cents charged, but the trai'tpjrta- t'-ji companies do. terminal fau'Hico at I'.K coast, the el-'aroifj would b'iv o.: w three cent mirgin all the yea- rn Ma-iicoba or Saskatchewan, located as ar.j, and working on a strictly '-spring wheat basis. Last year when Fort William was paying three cents less per bushel i'or Alberta Red than for spring wheait Boils T" pMr.J "T" MJBUU JJUiUWCK 13IOOU Jlll- -4- ters as being the best blood 1 444 purifier there is. About three years ago I greatly troubled with boils and our drug- gist advised me to try Burdock Blood Bitters and after taking two bottles I not had a boil or even a cured 444444 444444 Mr. J, Morehouse, Zea- 'ami Station, N.B., writes. "My face and neck wer. covered with pimples, and I tried all 'kinds of reme- dies, but they did me no good. I went to many doctors, but they could not cure me. I then tried Burdock Blood Bitters and I must say it is a won- derful remedy for the cure of pimples." For sale by all dealers. Manufactured only by The T, Alilbum Co., Limited. Toronto, Out. IUULHANT SCENE AT COURT1 RECEPTION etc., and have had no competition to speak of. It is therefore quite rea- sonable to suppose that the present rate is by no means the cheapest that will be obtained from Pacific ports to Liverpool docks. -At the present time three lines of steamers operate 'from Vancouver to European-ports, two of 'them sailing for Liverpool via the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean Suez -Sea; Canal and while the grain Unit is shipped from Alberta must compete with a large grain grow in cities and villages. A lot of cars j are thus made empty and tlo not re- turn east until there are loads -to in-1 district located 800 miles clpsen duce them. During tlie summer, the to uhe market. Tlie matter of rail-1 elevators are emptied of all grain, rates enters here into the qucs-1 ut thc beginning of seriouslv Defore 'threshing commences. there is a comparatively large amount .prominent elevator company in' Fort William. Alberta cabled London, offering 1C- 000 third goes round the Horn. There is a fourth -route also, with a similar rate, -winch is down the Pacific to either Tehauntepac or Panama, Cen- tral America, by rail across the Is- thmus, and then ocean (bottoms to Liverpool. When the Panama canal is open to traffic, which it most as- suredly will be, 'Mr. -Taft states, by the 1st of January, 1915, the distance wilil -be cut in half; there will then be no comparison '.possible ibetween the rate then to be and that now in force, via either Suez, the Horn 01 is -non, and I-rom the district of -Manitoba and of empty storage in the province. Saskatchewan. rates run from 12 to i This also applies to Manitoba Hiid! ID cents per an average of j 1M or 1-1 cents per 100. Rates from! Alberta points to Fort William aver- -age 25 cents per hundred, or 15 cents per luisnel. as against S or 9 cents ..._.. -i pe. bushel fi-bm the former -points, Red." Alberta was shipping Winter 'Red to Liverpool, and receiving just the same price for it that Fort William was paying for spring wheat, while, at_ the same time, Fort William and Winnipeg were offering three cents less per bushel for Red Winter-than spring. One of tne most spectacular points of view of the courts held by King Edward in Buckingham Palace is at the head of the grand staircase. Here can best be seen in detail the mag- nificent costumes of the men and wo- guests of royalty as they pass in to 'meet the King and Queen. The picture represents the scene at the first court held hy >ohe King for the present year. west, and to the general public, pei haps even more so. The cost of llv ing in. the West to-day is considerab- ly higheivnhan that maintaining 'in Mie Bast, owing to the high prices on suiples, canned j to the long haul, commodities from one-third higher than from GRASSY LAKE NEWS Grassy Lake, March P. Kamp, the well known rancher south of Grassy'Lake, went to Taher last Thursday, to meet his bride who ar- rived from Holland. The Master Masons of Grassy Lake district met at the Grassy Lake Ho- el on Sunday aiternoon and after a very sumptuous repast, adjourned to Perry Hall and went into thc matter of organizing a Masonic Lodge at this place. Mr. II. A. Driggs, P.R.S., was appointed chairman and Mr. G. P. Porter, M.M. Secretary of the meeting. Committees were appointed to canvass tlie district and another meeting called for next Sunday after- noon, the 27th, when the matters re- lating to organization he thor- oughly none into. The McNi'dy Block has finish- oods, etc., owing ed-and Mr. R. 0. McNab is now putt- Rnies on such j ins in his large stm.k. f Kpnerai merJ Lasieni 1 I he building'occupied by tlie ehanclise- -......j lhesefShiDments went overj West, and in general it is to be .Piously will now be occupied i ishment of the by Mr. W. F. McNTicol who will han- the effect of 'nishel ol grain possible east within the shortest time, because they know It is clear, therefore, that a busliel of j that they arc moving grain "into a wheat raised in Alberta is'handicap- port which is only open seven months 'Red against its more fortunate neigh- in the port which is frozen bors just to that extent. j ui> and closed about December 10. South 01 the line, in The railway company realizes fullv; North and South Dakota, we find j the elevator companies realize the spring raising wheat district of i and farmer realizes fully that the United States. The market for 1 is a qtiestion of getting out just as that district is Duluth, on Lake grain as possible 'before navi- perior, for export, and Minneapolis i gation closes. for milling purposes. The district is But it takes cars from Alberta located within 400 miles of the ter-l double the time to get to Fort Wil- mlnals. The fawners who are rais-j Ham that it does those from Man- Ing grain in those'districts, are rais-1 iitoba. and those from Manitoba get fore, getting their produce to market to destination, return, are refilled, also or S cents cheaper Chan 'the i and reach Fort William again with -Albertan farmer. j the lirst lot from Alberta. Granting! jj" t" It cannot justly be complained that! that the niilway company bring back the_ rue in force from Albertan j those empty cars to Alb'erui. by the points to Fort William is excessive: 'time they reach itheir destination.! a comparison between this rate and j .Manitoba and Saskatchewan have! in force elsewhere, will dem-. their 'third loads down. Thus onstrate t-hat .taking distance into j itoba in three loads to consideration. Alberta is enjoying the! Qierta's one. The result is that most! ilk' Hardware. Several carloads of settlers efiecis were unloaded at this point last week mistress, Miss at her home Tiic lack of terminal elevators at well. .u.., the -_-_. ex-1 her ;port, 'has to be sacked, and as the a51Ied to be they raised was cost of sacking is-- exactly six cent, convinced j per bushel, present shipment via eith getting from Foit On the. Pacific coast, within a dis- tance of eleven .-miles are situated the cities of Vancouver and New splendid ihanbors. with only S5 miles across the an equally excellent from A1' nee t ion just as l-ft, of nules- tically the same. til storage tlie pe of grain to Eurane or western routes is prac- prices must remain equal. With The erection of elevator storage this arrived from after spending the winter at in Palmyra, Mich. The I.O.O.F., .Grassy Lakc_Lp_dge No. 52 held a very enjoyable ballon! St. Patrick's Day and !the affair promised, most'delightful and im-! ovided thc socjal event of the sea-' shipment in bulk, street MB. W. F. BLAKE son. The dresses worn by -the ladies Opening Majestic Theatre, in "A Pi'isohcr vnnr- condition will cents per were dreams. Unfortunately your correspondent will not take it upon! AVar." with these favorablv western ports are .Manitoba These sacking will revert to the farmer- id. A1-: it does. Alberta, as far in con ter wheat is concerned, will be "on an and -he six himsclf t dcscrib'e now goes in with independent basis. Once the Pana- ma canal is completed and elevator provided at the coast, it lowest rate on grain that is in exist-! of the Alberta grain is ence. 'This comes from Alberta's! held back ekiher in the hands of the as will 'be possible to set into the Liv- 'At midnight, supper was served by the UNBROKEN LAND SOLD Ladies Circle which notably succeed-i ed in their endeavor success. After again indulged hours in the mornin location. In order to get! farmers or elevator companies until grain to the market by way of Fort j after the close of navigation. When William, it costs 8 cents more 'than j the nort of Fort. William is closed i: does the farmer In the Dakotas! hy the. frost, instead of the grain nnd.'Minnesota. I going forward via "the Great Lakes In Kansas, Nebraska, and Okla-, to Buffalo or through tine river to homa. the district raising winter i Montreal, and then ocean bottoms to inferior to the red win- Liverpool. IT 'becomes necessary to rer wheat being raised in use rail route from Fort William necessarily to ,earn that hereafter thc Nebraska Vd OklShSSia" to 'The wi" h-ecord price 'to -Mexican Gulf ports and Chiciago. eun, Mexican. Japanese and hand in the social life oi Grassy j Milnes and Noble selling I BRANDON WANTS J. T. HALL FOR FIFTY-ONE AN ACRE 10 make it ai estate is moving freely in thu MarcT is stated supper dancing was j district. The Americans with money'liere toda-v Jolm T- "a" of in until the small iare pouring in and buying tip the divi I cine Hal, will have first refusal of Everyone will (iend earning land of the Claresholir j publicity for which let by the section. Last week the Seventy applications were'received, reached 1 Western route would also en- 'markets evn'v one mnc practically riie same condition ex-i clear to St. John. X. B.. a furJ.ieri lom length oMinle.01' Se the .contml of ll" markets'Ts of discussim aire of cars time tliey offer bet- Splendid times are therefore j north of town for an aero. That'? j j going some for land that, has neve- J cenLs. Rates from Alberta, points to Fort William average 25 cents per 100; from Fort William to St. John also 2r> cenrs per 100: from St. John to Liverpool six cents ocean Freight, making a combined rate of let us say, 55 cents per loo, a differ- ence of ten cents in favor of the west district ami a large attendance is i'Jlie Claresholm district is destined Witih conjpletion of the pan_ Opjnjon is! be one of the richest in the Canadian 'P; The man who paid an acre Mr' of is here. Your Papering, Painting, and Decorating guaranteed first class by uceo half, and the establishment of grain carrying lines will result: then tlie great bulk of grain in the western of Lnthbridgc iand he nas got a moneymaker. Mr j piissf-d throucli Grassy Lake lodav in portion of Canada and the United his automobile with a number oNawl btates. which is now shipped ward at long; established rates, wilil move westward at infinitely more ben eficial results to uiie 'producers. iMr. FT. A. Driggs recently made a sale lots to tin- Farmers Women while at the same rime, general living: Lumber Co., who will open a branch expense, wilil be equally re- yard at tMs point We are sorry to say that the Gras- sy Lake "Outlaw" is deceased. "Ash- jes to ashes, and dusl io dust." _ i Larscn RroH. are very busy these Strong and Hlays in setting up machinery and de- Healthy Unless the i liv''rinK Basolinc mitflts- Thl'v Milnes also sold a section nine mile? ij? ea.set, there] are no established lines of steamship I SCRUB WOMAN LEFT BIG FORTUNE TO CHARITY I wisn to announce tnat my exclusive agency for this territory has been acknowled- ed hy the Cadillac people and orders have heen issued for all other agencies to be dis- continued. We can furnish cars on short notice. Veiling with the grain trade: grain that has been shipped has gone for-i Toronto, Ont. ward on passenger steamers IianrJlingt la ordering specify "DoaaV general lines of fish, Inmher, Grand Kapids. Mar. j Maria Heydlnuff. an obscure and sup posorily poor woman, died AiiRusr at the of 71, as obscurely .'us she nan liven. ;t iinir, ;i bank produced a will. Yesierday thr contents of the document were made public. The scrub woman left to charity. I S T. S. McKENZIE ;