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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May 11th, 1912 THE liETHBRUVGE DAILY HERALD 1'age 15*. Just Received A good line of Men's fine and working . .  . Also a New Line of Men's Fine Shirts and Neck Ties. Don't miss to see the above goods for bargains, at Miller & Degener !A $tirling9 Alta. I!" Stirling Drug Store Has always on hand a complete stock of DRUGS and drug sundries Theodore Brandley Dealer in Boots and Shoes Dry Goods Groceries Hardware, Etc. The Pioneer Store of Stirling Bet goods at lowest possible prices, and courteous treatment to all, is our policy. Stirling, Alta. Men Wanted FOR RAILROAD WORK On lifthbrldge-Woyburn line east of-Stirling. Apply on the work. Also will buy good baled': timothy Or blue joint. Apply- JOHN TIMOTHY. Maybutt Poet Office > B. A. Perking Son We have opened a blacksmith shop opposite Citizen's^Jjurnber yard and are' prepare*."to do a GENERAL BLACKSMITHiNG AND REPAIR. B^SINESIS Plow Pointing t'ahd'Sjiarperiing A" Specialty !> . Stirling, r�tJWft,,nwV,�w� .'....,' _^firtEAT FALLS AID TO THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS A. E. Fawns Agent ^or Deering Harvester Machinery Emerson Plows Tudhope Buggies Sawyer & Massey Engines & Separators Hossier Press Drills Stirling, Alta. The policy initiated in 1911 by the Department of Agriculture with reference to the granting of aid, under certain conditions, to the owners of thoroughbred stallions; is generally meeting with approval and is accomplishing in part at least the objects sought when the policy was undertaken. Amongst other things, owing to the rigid conditions Imposed, it Is encouraging those maintaining really high class horses,, and is serving to organize the system of breeding followed In the difffferent communities where thoroughbred stallions are located. The stimulus given, in tills manner, to the use of thoroughbred blood will, it is believed, lead to an improvement in the light horse stock of the country. Thoroughbred stallions, it really good individuals, may be expected to exert such an influence, in the development of Canadian horses for saddle and harness use, as is greatly needed and greatly to be desired. The premium placed upon quality, soundness and prepotency through rewards awarded by the department is serving to check the use of unsuitable sires and is tending to conserve a type of thoroughbred, the utility of which is beyond question. While, as perhaps should be stated, it Is not the intention of the department to encourage, the breeding of thoroughbred'horses or to develop a type, in light horses approximating closely to that of- the thoroughbred, there is no question but that a strong infusion of thoroughbred blood in the light legged mares of the country will be of estimable value in improving the quality of the-stock goi from them by stallions of 'the various light harness breede. Believing himself to be justified therefore, in further prosecuting the policy begun last year, the Hon. Martin Burrell,'.'Minister'of Agriculture, has authorized, thie continuance of the grant, to be available for all thoroughbred ; stallions, standing for public ser-vliie during the soison of 1912, which comply with' the/conditions imposed by the department. The 'conditions under which assistance will be given are as follows: � (1) All horsesaccount of which iid is given by "the department must be registered in the thoroughbred stud book of the Canadian National Live Stock records. (2) Horses go-'"ar>proved shall be duly and properly'adveitised to stand for service of mares, under the ordinary and genera! conditions usual in the districts in which they are to be kept, at an -annual service fee (except in the case of thoroughbred mares) of not more than $10 to insure, such service fee to. become due and payable only when mares prove to be in foal. Any person, firm or corporation owning or controlling any thoroughbred stallion' in regard1 to which all the conditions above set forth shall have been 'duly and properly fulfilled, j shall, on production of . satisfactory1 evidence thereof and of the fact that a reasonable number of mares, other than thoroughbred mares, have been -served during the season, be entitled to receive at the close of each season the sum of $250 from the funds of the live stock branch. If, in the event of a horse dying or becoming incapacitated for service during the season, an approved substitute is immediately placed. in the same district, the minister may, after due consideration .of the circumstances, authorize the payment of the subsidy above mentioned. The necessary forms will.be furnished oh application to the Veterinary Director General and Live Stock Commissioner, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.- NO SHORTAGE OF SUPPLIES MASINASIN Masinasin, May 9.-Seeding is just about all done, and in every direction one can see the breaking plow gome., Ifweget a crop this year there will be but few settlers but who will have a carload of wheat to sell, and a' good many two or three-some good object-for a railroad to be coming, through this part of the country. Miss Zeling. Moveld, who has been sick in the hospital, is improving and will be home in a short time. Harvey Weston and Miss Hat tie Rawley sprung a gentle surpriiiu uo their many friends last Wednesday and were quietly married at T,bj home of the bride, by Rev. Mr. Griffon ' at 1.30 p.m. After the wedding a suiup-tuous dinner was served to lri?nrts and relatives, after which the ^youim couple started out tor .their new home in 2-14, where the ^rootn; bus a half section of lani, and is a prosperous- young, farmer. . The writer joins j�ith their many, friends in wishing them; a long and prosperous journey through life. Wm. Paters,/wli6 was hurt in a runaway gome tune-ago, is able to go to work'again. WELLING Owing to the conferenc�;Kat':;Ra#-mond on Sunday there willjfce'.noAnie'et-ing at Welling on Sunday afternoon. Mrs. J. T. Henlnger has'-''guesi^; thie week, representing three generations. �Mrs. H. iMcKenna, her mother, Matilda Walton, her sister and her little daughter Lorell, all of Salt Lake City, Utah. They urrived at Welling on Thursday. Welling is well ahead with farming operations. While wheat seeding is not quite finished, barley spwn this season is quite green and oat* and flax are now being put into the, ground. Fall wheat never looked better than this year, and everyone is optimistic of a good year for the district: Quite a large delegation of Welling people are in Raymond today attending the regular quarterly conference of the Taylor stake ofvthe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Mrs. Cox, Mrs. McBri.de, Sirs. Wilde, Mrs. Peterson and Mrs. Heninger attended the conference of the Woman's Relief Society yesterday afternoon. Railway Contractors Report Abundant Supply of Labor and Accessories Large quantities of baled hay are being shipped to Stirling and hauled from thence to the different contractors who are working between Stirling and the end of the line. �i J. A.' Smith, auctioneer of Leth-bridge, was in town recently renewing old acquaintances and working"* up business in connection with his horse mart. T. E. Smith, a brother of Mr. Smith of Wilson Siding, was in town on Thursday looking for teams to pre-! pare the land for a large acreage of flax at the Siding. H. E. Ralph, of Calgary; J. A. t)or-an of Calgary, and Robt. Galloway of Lethbridge were guests of the Prairie Queen Hotel. J. W. Sykes received a car of implements o� the Massey Harris type thie week. The new blacksmith shop has been doing a rushing business. It is said there is work enough for two good men. C. B. Perkins is in Lethbridge { this week in quest of another blacksmith. John Timothy, contractor, is in Edmonton this week. D. B. Harris of Cardston motorcycled through town on Friday. He is in the employ of the Alberta Government posting up election notices. G. M. Lynch, representing Brad-streets, is in town on business. The Sullivan grading gang is, making splendid progress on this end of the road. They have nearly a mile levelled up ready for the ballast and ties. The road from the old town to the station along the A. R. & I. track is torn up and they are making a new crossing for vehicles west of the Y.Mrs. Wells, who has been running the boarding house, has engaged with from Lethbridge to Stirling and was taken from Stirling to the work on Friday. . Dr. Keillor and W. McD. Tait motored out to Foley Bros, camp on Thursday of this week, and returned by way of Lethbridge. 'BbCh' the doctor and Mr. Tait are very enthusiastic in their praise of the hospitality accorded them and of the prospects ; for' a splendid farming country along the new line Of.re 'Hvay. - A: M. Steed had quite an exciting time in Raymond "this week when his team made a wild dash for liberty. They were tied in the town, and in some way worked themselves loose and started for Stirling. W. S. Rouse saw them travelling in the vicinity of the sugar factory, and endeavored |" to ride around and head them off, but found it difficult to follow them on his saddle horse. The team was hauling aheavy wagon in-which Mr. Steed had just 'placed a (large quantity of groceries and household goods. When the team was stopped it was found that the covers had pee'u broken and the contents all junibled in a corner of the wagon. Stirling people are puzzling their brains to find out who W: I. Williams of'Stirling can be. This gentleman is reported to have given an interview to the morning paper in Lethbridge in which he alleges that there is a shortage of men and horse feed on the Lethbr'idge-Weyburn construction and that the contractors are up against a tough proposition. The article ind cates a free use of imagination, thero being little or no truth''in any statement contained therein. A Herald representative was over tlie line on Friday of this week visiting each of the camps, and at ho camp was there any shortage of men or any shortage of feed. Speaking with John Timothy who has the contract for the twenty-five miles from Stirling, he said that, he was not fearing any shortage of either men or feed. As to the work being a tougli proposition, none of the contractors are of this opinion. Interviewing Ed. Foley, of Foley Bros., he informed The Herald that part of NEW DAYTON COME TO NURSE SISTER Mr. Damon as cook on the Skelththe work which ho has is-easy corn- farm, where he has a large contract for plowing and seeding. y Lawrence Foley of Carmangay was in town on Thursday on business with John Timothy. W. F. Otto of Wapella, Iowa, was a, guest of the Prairie Queen Hotel on i ROYAL-TRADERS pared with the work which he has had in other places, and he stated that there were no difficulties in the way. Trenton, Ont, May 10.-Mies' Alice Reddick went to Taber, Alta., about fou-r weeks ago to wait upon .a giok sister. She was taken ill herself, and died while being removed to the hos-lon his grading contract ten miles east pital at Medicine Hat. I of Stirling. The machine was driven Thursday. He is a land prospector and Ib much pleased with the appearance of this pant of the country. VV. McMullen, the new barber, arrived this week and with a well equipped shop is ready for business in his line. John Timothy, railroad contractor, received on Thursday a new grading machine which he is to put at work AMALGAMATION Toronto, May 10.-Tho Traders' Bank directors held a lengthy meeting today, completing arrangements for the deal of amalgamation with the Royal. The terms of the deal have already been announced, but have lacked full official confirmation until today's meeting. Traders' Bank share holders will be given particulars of the sale, and will be asked to vo.a the necessary ratification. Dr. Scott, of Warner was in town on Wednesday on professional business. Miss Helen McGregor was a Lethbridge visitor on Thursday night and Friday of this week. iMrs. R. V. Maynard who has been spending a couple of weeks with Mrs. A. J. Maynard, left on Thursday to join her husband in Calgary. Dr. Murphy, stock inspector of Milk River, was'in town on Thursday and took the evening train to Lethbridge. Mrs. Russell Baker, of Lethbridge, is this week a guest of Mrs. R. P. At- \ kins and.Mrs* C. .I.'Mahotfd. ; ';� I E. N. Bird, of the Mounted Police j detachment at Warner, was in New' Daytoii.on Wednesday on bis regular! beat. ' I iMlss Nina Moreland, who went to' Lethbridge on Monday, returned on' Wednesday accompanied by Mrs. Wm. Ingalls. Mr. McEown, representative for the' Nichols Shepherd Threshing Machine Co., was in town on Wednesday and! Thursday of this week endeavoring to interest >the threshers of the district in his machine. Miss Delia Drake, who has been spending the past two weeks with her parents, left on Thursday for her home stead in the vicinity of Sweet Grass. D. L. Reid,' foreman of the government road making gang now working in the vicinity of John Forslan's south; of New Dayton, was a passenger to Lethbridge on Thursday night's train. Mr. Ogden, insurance agent for the Confederation Life Co., has been spend ing a, few days in New Dayton writing up Insurance, and looking for an agent here. D. B. Miller of Lethbridge, who has a large farm south of New Dayton, was in town on Wednesday, and drove to bis farm. J. E. Compton has the place rented this year and a large crop is being put in. Y-esterday was Arbor Day and because of this the school classes were suspended, and the pupils set to clean the grounds. New Dayton has a splendid school property, and Mr. Riches, the teacher, is anxious that it shall be kept in good repair and as tidy as possible. After the cleaning had been completed a picnic was held at Sud's Lake. There is some talk of a baseball organization at New Dayton very shortly. In the spring the boys concluded that they would play football, but they seem to have changed their mind with regard to the sport that shall employ their hours of recreation this summer, and it is probable that a meeting for the organization of a baseball club will be held in the near future. Considerable disappointment is felt at the failure of Rev. Mr. Toombs, the new minister appointed for New Dayton, to arrive for his work tomorrow. Word has been received, by Mr. Tait from Mrs. Toombs that "her husband! WJMcatait Southern Representative of the Herald Has opened an office in the building beside the Prairie Queen Hotel, and is authorized to transact all the Herald's business in Stirling. Job Work Will be taken, and all the work of a newspaper done. For advertising rates apply to the Southern Representative. Herald Publishing Co. The Prairie Queen Hotel Stirling. Alberta Offers Unexcelled Accommodation For the Traveling Public ^he J!unction,Tawnw How About That Hail Insurance? � We have the only hall insurance company that has paid 1.00 cents on the Dollar for the; past vtwelvo years, and we are .in a position to take care of all your fire and hail insurance. Drop us a line for particulars, and rateB, which we will gladly submit to you. Southern Alberta is our territory, write us:- Cousins & Whitsel Land Co. Ne\y Dayton, Alta. L. B. Duncan Dry Goods* Shelf and Heavy Hard Ware Groceries Paints and Oils Boots and Shoes, Steam Fittings American Woven Wire Fencing New Dayton. Alta. is ill in the hospital at Charlottetowu suffering with pneumonia. It will, in all probability, be three weeks before Mr. Toombs will be lit to travel and will in all likelihood be a month before he will arrive for his. work here. His household goods have been shipped and are expected in Raymond in a few days. R. E. Watklns received a wire on Thursday that hlB ;mother, who was reported seriously ill in last Wednesday's budget, had died, and Mr. Wat-kins left on Thursday for Dunseitb, N. D, to be present at the obsequies. Mrs. Watkins had been ill'only a short time and her death was directly due to an operation which she underwent in a North Dakota hospital. She part- ly recovered and was seeming to got along nicely when a sudden collapse' came, resulting in her death. The sympathy of the New Dayton people goes out to Mr. Watkins in his bereavement. COMPLETING IMPORTANT LINK Toronto, Ont., May 10.-All haste is. being made by the Grand Trunk PacK' tic to complete the line between Cochrane and Winnipeg by the autumn.:; If the company succeeds It will begin, to exorcise its running rights over the. Temiskiiming and Northern Ontario ' railway, at that time and handle ally its east-bound and west-bound,-tirafllc over the Ontario government railway,;' m ;