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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta HfHtimOt, A IT A MAV II, I Ml. SUMMER MILLINERY Oft THURSDAY, MAY 14 THE LATEST SHAPES AND TRIMMINGS DISPLAYED All are Invited to Yiait our Rooms C. A. COORSLEY New Hill Bloch Lethbridge Our Spring Suits When the finishing touches of our tailors are put on these garments, they are worthy of the Fit-Reform reputation and your careful consider- ation. We aim to make them the best Suits at the price in Canada. The fact that we sell more and more qf them every season, is the best evidence of our ability -to combine style and value with moderate .price. Sole Agents for frosn aft 48. .The yield or of 32.41.' Tjbm In productiveness o! the 'soil laid encouraging condi- tions which surroufid agriculture ii The quality of the grain produced was important factor in situation, however, and it was on account of the high obtained for farm produce of all kinds that the season was so gener- ally successful. Frost is a scarcity in these parts during the critical period of crop and last year whsn some other were ed in a stern with unfavor- able weather conditions the farmers near here were able to gather their grain in excellent The advan- tage of these conditions was appre- ciated tiw wheat was shipped out. Top prices wore paid lor the greater part the crop, and this fact, taken'in conjunction with the heavy yields, gave plenty of reason or congratulation. SPUING WHEAT HAS FIRST PLACE The figures for 190" also show that >riag wheat nnd oats are the stapl in the district, and it is likely that the predominance of these grains continue for gome at least 'inter wheat grows well, and th verage yield of 35.48 bushels is food advertisement (or it. But the pring grain involves less risk, an he ordinary farmer will be satisfies with the returns which they brinj .The disadvantage of winder wheat that it must be sown in August, and about that time the harvest of the spring grains is sufficient to engage the whole attention of the husband- man. If a man were content to de- vote practically all his energies, as is clone in some instances, to winter wheat, he might do well, but the ele- ment of risk is great, and the farm- er, as a general thing, does not care to lean too far towards the speculative side of grain growing. The methods which have succeeded within the past few years in the case of oats and spring wheat will carry the farmers through-an ordinary sea- son, and it is likely that the produc- tion of winter wheat'will confin- ed to men who are. particularly intimate- with -the conditions which are involved in raising it properly. American Farmers Flocking In. The immigration from the' United States is bound to be a factor of in- creasing importance in connection with the agricultural development ol this region. Settlers are flocking in. and as.rnuny; as one hundred cars o effects have been unloaded at various points near here in one week this spring. The majority of the settlers come north from-Great na, by way of the -Alberta Railway 'and its Great Northern connections. Many others come from the Soo line do, that they And s a more of diueus- iou whether Tuft cau at ih Among third term this alter (4 comparative atmurth Bryan and' Taft with the people a gjftt amei. Curioiuly enough Rooteveii are willing to belittle ttu pipvlftritv of Mr. ROOM- ek'i ovtt in order to help along the of the man in the Vhite HOUM, It is a favorite claim of-4fceirs that nobody in the Republi- party Roosevelt can beat thia year and they are encpur-' to believe thai the idea is tak> ng hold. Of the party loader want Republican whether it be ob- ained through Roosevelt or Taft or anybody elae. In spite of the violent party strife which has been sioned by the President's methods the feeling among the prominent Re- publicans here is that it is essential that the party :shall win victory in November. Some of the men who are among Mr. Roosevelt's most pro- nounced critics would have the President in the White House for another four years than see Bryan or even Gray or Johnson there. 1 If BO, our Royal Patent Flour Will interest yon Royal Patent Pastry Flour It will save you 25 per cent in lard bills, The flour is cheaper than ordinary hard wheat floor. Made Irom tke blending of soft and hard wheats, "Your Grocer has it now toitor Co. IH Raymond Macrata Lethbridge THINKS WELL OF LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT (From the Toronto Globe.) LETHWUDGE IS ENTHUSIASTIC Crop Conditions Excellent in whole District filled. It is not to be supposed that this is the whole extent of the ram- fall, or that the climate is particular ly, dry. The total precipitation here in 1007 15.50 inches, of which 12.82 fell in the six mouths from Ap ril to September, inclusive. The av- erage for the six years ending with 1907 was 17.65 inches, a good show- ing in comparison with the other dis tricts of thu west. Peculiar charac- teristics of the soil make the- grain- grower contented with weather con- in Dakota and Minnesota, reaching Lethbridge by way of the main line and Crow's Nest branches of the Ca- nadian Pacific Railway. This has been one of the most active immigra- tion seasons in the history of the district, and the newcomers are spreading to all parts. Most of them go cm the land at-once, but the effect of .their settlement is shown in the rapid growth of several towns and villages south.of this city. Com- munities which consisted of a few shacks a couple of years ago are TABERTAII Taber, May complaints have been made of valuable dogs be- ing destroyed or shot. A large black Newfoundland was found dead this afternoon opposite W. W. Douglas' stores on road, by what means it was killed it is not yet ascertained but J. Eastman, the town constable, is looking the matter up when he hopes to detect the guilty parties and them to justice. At the police court this evening on. Mosel was charged by J. Ben- nett with having on Thursday last shot his dog, which was a valuable one. Tha'cast was-adjourned to Monday next at 2 o'clock, for the production of a-Ywitness., who-it is stated ac- tually-, saw-.the accused aim from his shoulder and fire a I the dog. The lacrosse committee are to be congratulated on securing the ser- vices of 'Mr. Fete McAskile as train- er for the team. Wo understand he is an old Cornwall man and comes- highly recommended. If the boys fol- low his instructions Taber will have a team second to none in Alberta. Taber is well, to the front in mat- ters -of sport. The baseball club num bers pretty strbrtgly and are in good forin which wasrwell displayed in their recent match against the Out laws whqn after a well contested game they one score. The following young Ocorg George Nulph, Hudson, C Wing, Wm. Walker, Hugh McDonnell Ito Lethbridge Auction Mart M toad laii Stare 4M ROUND STREET We have some WONDER- FUL BARGAINS in second- hand FURNITURE, STOVES and BEDSTEADS, Etc. just now. Come and look round and price our goods before purchasing elsewhere. If you prefer new goods we can supply you, having just pur- chased a few lines at right prices. Gbbon TELEPHONE Wbea have to sell w U rcat place it this cajajaM. ytw wait uyMmi use this coliMi. 2STe iMtrtioi 6 far TCNOCRf WANTED Tenders will be received by the un- dersigned up to 15th day of May next for sinking a shaft f x 9 feet, on or near Section 26 Township 9 Range 22 West of the 4th Principal Meridian, the shaft to be carried down to the coal team but not to exceed 500 feet in depth. Full may be had and specifications seen at the office of George Rogers, Lethbridge, or at the office of Isaac Coekburn, 224 Banas- tyne Winnipeg. The lowest or any tender not ne- cesBtrily accepted. Dated at Winnipeg the 28th day April, 1906. LETHBRIDGE COLLIERIES Limited. 120-11 Winnipeg. to WANTED WELL DRILL wanted at once put down well northeast of bridge. The 0. W. Kerr Co., South- sfrd Block, Lethbridge, Alberta. 128-0 i! Notice Having bought the Colum- bia Restaurant from Jang and Jang Yip, all debts contracted by the restaurant will hereafter be paid by us. W AH CHOW 4 CO. SOIL TS VEHY FERTILE Average Yields of All Grains High in 1907 Were Plenty of Moisturii is Assured, Judg- ing by.Records of Precipitation for Past Six Wheat is Leading Influx of Am- erican Kanners. (Staff Correspondent of The Globe.) and "Dad'' Barton time out this week. two seated rig last had.; a pleasan Starting in Wednesday an WANTED Wanted at once, a first class iron moulder. Apply to The Lethbridge Iron Works Co., Ltd. 128-6 TO RENT A new 5-room cottage to rent. Ap- ply to'Mrs. R. Burgess, 1st house east of Barracks. POULTRY WANTED Wanted to purchase for shipment to Nelson four dozen laying hens any breed or mixed breeds, but white Leg- horns preferred. Manager Hudson Bav Co. 128-G WANTED Wanted immediately, .a good gen- eral servant. Good wages. Apply Mrs. K. W. Downer, 1101 Ford St. 128-2 Ike Western Tnithing, Pterabing and Heating Co. FOR RENT 80 acres choice fanning land 1 mile from Lethbridge. 9-roomed all modern house on Duf- ferin street. Apply to H. J. H. Skeith, Whitney Block. FORMERLY as they come, and if he is caroful in his methods he can be fair- ly certain of satisfactory results. LAST SEASON'S HEAVY YIELD. The Lethbridge district resembles many communities in that its capabilities in the way of grain-rais- ing were not recognized until a few years ago. The development since has been rapid and continuous, and this is now looked upon as one of the leading agricultural sections of thft province. Kanching is still an im- now pretentious villages, bustling with activity, and full of for e years that are to come. The ttlcrs' movement is likely to con- nue for some time yet this- year, nd by next fall thousands of new anadiaus will have found comfort- ble homes in the fertile domains o( outhern Alberta, all of which means much to Lethbridge. A.E.B. THIRD TERM BUGABOO AGAIN that tht Convention Stampcdtd May. Be Lethbridge, in J'poriant industry here, as it is in the great wheat district of which this i nearly every other portion of South- city is the centre appear to be well ;-ern Albertn, but it is falling back .satisfied with the crop prospects for jns the plough, the driil and -the bind- the present season. Weather contli-jer advance. Mixed farming has not lions have been exceptionally good so jyct Ixxromc popular, the farmers hav- .Republican- politicians continue far, nnd the opportunities afforded jng apparently failed .to recognize its that are for spring work have caused a feeling importance. The city imported, from President Roosevelt is working might Washington, May many to camping out till Thursday evening. -Some of them were troubled by the attacks of rattlesnakes and it is erred that George Nulph was badly bitten but as he is an old time bar- tender he he always carries with him sufficient medicine of the right sort to out the and sufficiently strong to the: effects of any-chill and in this cane it answer- ed all the requirements necessary to to nullify the i-Hocts of' the snakes" poisoning. A well of pike.-pickerel nn refunded if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the mine at thfe rate of five cents per toil. Every I'-ssee of coal mining rights which are Lot being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least ouce in each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working ol the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application -.hoii'.d be made to the Secretary of :.he Department of the Interior. Ot- or any Agent or Sub-Agent o! Dominion Lands. WORK WANTED Work wanted for two lads, sixteen years of age. Apply Box X., Herald Office. 127-C DRESSMAKING Misses-Delany, dressmakers .and cos- turners, beg to announce they have commenced business at 524 Crabb St. Orders promptly attended to, moder- ate- charges. 127-6 They are experienced men and guarantee all work CALL AND GET THEIR PKICES WANTED TO PURCHASE For a client at once, ,1 small house and lot, close in to business part o the city. For further particulars ap- ply at once to E. T. McGregor, Roon No. 1 Hill Block, or Box 337, Leth bridge, Alta. 127-G of enthusiasm among all those who points outside the province, meats, are interested in grain production, dairy produce and eggs of an The drvness which has been the char- mated value of floO.OOO in 1907, and main for the nomination of Scc- eslj. retary Taft, some of their number con- fe88 uneasness ucteristic of the climate some weeks J and it will continue to bring in iu ProsPfct ol an np1 to anj' concern. supplies from dry times ar- out.side points the opportunity of producing them Inoimnee- Thii is dws in in the neighborhood a profit measure to the mysterious realized. The past has not caused Wheat thrives eyen in ound here, and while rain is advan- tageous at certain times of the year. is fully it is essential .only at a few regular menta in the raising of cereals, how- intcrvn'.s. A little moisture, just ever, furnish reasons for gratification after the seed is down, a few days bvfore it appears in the shot blade. and about the time of maturing will answer in a general way. The farm- ers of Southern Alberta have usually been favored with rain tit -those per- over the force the until ol the President aa the party nominee. achieve-[ of close friends of the President who that Mr. Rocevelt is heartily sin- and there is no doubt that this fur-1 cere in lhc Taft cmusc' here thcr progress will be shown every the year. The official figures 6f crop turns for 1007 show that -the yield of spring wheat in this district 204.W3 bushels from acreage of with songs-- and pianoforte- selections. A most pleassmt evening is looked forward to. Ilev. Father Ileausotiel, Medicine Hat, celebrated mass here this morn- 1st M if HERALD OFFICE PHONE 266 P.O. Box 1337 TEAMS WANTED Teams wanted to haul gravel. Ap ply John Gunn Sons, C. P. K Bridge. 127-6 ROOM AND BOARD W. W. CORY. Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of hia advertisement will not be paid or. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- Ronrn and 'board the Hudson's Bay St. for a few men at Hotis." 109 Smith 127-G ing at Cousins' Hull, large con- gregations attending both at 8 a.m. a ad 10.30 a.m. Owing to the .continued indisposi- tion of the Rev, Mr. Jones, rector of St. Theodore's Church, the services today were conducted hy the Ht.-v. Mr. CJak- of FOR SALE A FINT ST. BERNARD TUP. one year old. aAddress W. M. Rebrr, L.-thbridge. i 126-6 POSITION WANTED Kxp-'rimced conk would like work Air. Hubert Smith has rolurm.il to in hotel, especially pastry, filling after a week's visit spent >n Lethbridge on business. iods, and -their needs have been an average of 23.17. There Refiacd Artistic Will help to bring out in your children .all that you are hoping for. stock heavily. the artistic in Honw Furnishings, and at such fair prices that yon will not feel a burden to own thete goods. It's our cash basis thai makes such (air prices Ci hcadahakings come .is friends .say convention may break from the programme and inate Mr. Roosevelt before can stop it. Whether talk of this aort is only, a repetition of the bugaboo slogan that 'opposition to Rooseyelt means his nobody has bren .able to determine, but there ii a strong sus- picion that its real object is to frighten anti-Roosevelt men into the Taft column. "Anybody but Roose- velt" is the desire of a Urge num- ber of the party lenders. That this feeling hag been, responsible in large measure for the growth of Tafl't strength is conceded by TatV op- position. On the whole, however, the opinion among prominent Republicans in Washington is that there is little fcr of the President's They are all awnre that are at work to bring success to the third term movement and that somebody may ep.deaTor to stampede, the irx> convention for the President, Ite Mberta Wwj and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET to assist it) anyway. Lethbridge. Apply Box 323, 12C-6 Any even numbered section of Do- minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, may be homestead- i'd by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years. of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres more or less. Applicntion for entry must be made in person by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency for the district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how- ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, aon. daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2> A may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on faming FOR SALE Irish Cobblor seed potatoes for sMe GOc bu. sacked, in loss than car lots. One of the earliest nnd best varieties for Alberta. SOO IDS. timothy at 8c. a pound. Apply J. T. Smellie, Raymond, Alta. 111-0 lib tartk if tk bttnri ari fet iffeMuterU. FROM EACH Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each WANTED Buyer wanted for a most comfort- able G-roorned cottage on East Bom- pas street, 8 rooms, bath, water, elec- tric light, ht-ak-d by furnace, on lot 50 ft. x 226 ft. Stable, hen house, etc. Can be secured for a cash pay- Apply Box T., Her- ment of ald Office. 14-0 land owned solely him, not than eighty (80) in extent, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the Tricinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with the father (or The term "vicinity" in the two proceeding paragraphs is defined as meaning not more than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the WANTED year S. P. S. Tnronto me- Oae-third one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. late rest 6 per cent, per annum rt fa (M fti, and cloclrical wjtjl or on farming land o Scccnd chanical would like in Lethbridge for a couple months this summer. Ap- ply X, HoraW Office. measurement. (5) A homesteader intending to porform residence duties in' ac- cordance with the shove while living 120-0 WANTED A jruou jrrnrrsi SvrvsrJ-. Mrs R K. Sherlock, Bompas Street. 123-0 FOR SALE 2-storey brick store on Burdett St cash, balance easy. Ap- 123-6 ply Box P., Herald. by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to for pateDt, W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. publication of this advertisement will not paid for. ;