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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1909. A delicious! indescribably invi chocolate confection nd toothsome, specialties, oJ (Alberta Homestead) To obtain good results select good in your own locality; seed that has. been propogated there or to the j defllji latitude Ihere nc p ant tivator in the narrow cut between the rows as long as' the vinos show green. Spraying and. hoeing play a large part iu the cultivation of the potato. Spray to kill bugs and keep off blight these pests do not appear you will not need to spray. It is a good j plan to spray onco or twice with Bor- rax to prevent blight. x i in changing the -potatM will excel the potato in differ- l patch to u new piece of land every MUCH MARRIED MAN J. Cannon, of Winnipeg, Will Serve Three Years in Pen and according to letters which were found on. him he was completing ar- rangements for another -marriage. cnt varieties, u'or can new varieties! i be created any faster than the seed from the tops of the p jtato plant will '.produce. However, it is my purpose at this time- to give my experience with seed selecting, planting, culti- vating and marketing the potato here in Central Illinois First we select, our seed potatoes in. year to prevent blight, and not re- turning to the same tract of land for four or five years, keeping up a reg- ular crop rotation. With this intensive cultivation we raised and harvested 60 bushels of nice, large potatoes when we only expected 25, as there were but two light rains upon them from the plant- the fall. We follow the digger and; iug to the harvesting. Do not be select the most prolific ami uniform afraid to cultivate often and late in hills, taking all of the potatoes both j small and large; then when they are COMET CLOSE TO EARTH the season with a shallow cutting cul- tivator. Use drags on the plow so a j gathered select the most perfect tu- dust mulch will be formed around the Winnipeg, May J. Cannon, Geneva, N. Y., May unus-1 bers in shape, using those of medium plants. Cultivate, the potato patch a well known man around town, was i astronomical phenomena which j size as first choiec, If they are high sentenced by Micken to tiary lor bigamy trate been conversant with the facts ihere- In recordin New Railroads In the West Winnipeg, Man., May four transcontintentais and a number of smaller railroads rushing construc- tion in Western Canada, the situation today is extremely interesting. James J. Hill is one of the aggress- ors and it appears as though he will have control ui the geiiertd traffic, from some the districts be- fore the end of 1010 for lie is engaged in building a trunk line from Win- nipeg to the Pacific coast. Under the name of Great Northern his operations are practically nil but there are least a dozen subsidiary companies actively building short lines which when connected up, will form a for- midable rival to existing lines for seven or eight of them give direct con nection between the main line in Ca- Do You Know That we have moved and will Find Us Doing Business in The Oliver Blk.? BEACLE-MAXWELl LAND CO. it the statement, at the time of sentence Cannon would is the object visible in the eastern have been committed for a longer term j sk-v from 2 to 3 o'clock had the ap- are cut to an eye to each piece, us- ually cutting 5bc pieces to each potato Usually before planting time comes Cannon's first matrimonial venture j pearance of a gigantic "naked the potatoes are spread out in a ocurred in Eenora in September, 1906 comet, with a large head and .a tail! light room to harden, as we term it. His second was in Toronto, enormous proportions. 1907, and the third in Winnipeg on This simply allows -the sun to shine without feeding the weeds. j direct to Minneapolis mills, depriv- lit! 'in" Eastern Canada of one of its chief First screen them, and market only ,_ sources of income irom the West. such tubers as will run over a two- j inch screen for round varieties and The Canadian 'Pacific is bv no 0 means idle and in addition to improv- a 1 1-2 inch screen for oblong vane- 4- i img its roadbed and building cut-offs ties. Pick out all rotten or damaged wu.u 4. v i, 1 v, ii. vi t T ______________.........r-e them> they will turn green digging. H you sell to local .shorten T May 1st, 1908, all of whom alive The Pioneer Lbr. Co. are unloading the sprouts .become thicker select your customers and make Ranches during the sum __ _' _ __ 'ii _A v __ _ i_ _ i I inn or it rrmct ivm-lr no TCI me and well. Not satisfied with what he j a fresh car of plaster; also a car "ex- 5troP? and wiH not break off easily, had he won the heart ot another ghi-tra good pine lath. 1382 If left in ground or winter quarters they will send forth long, white sprouts which weaken the vitality of the potato, aud the growth will be slow and weak in proportion. A day or two after the hardening process is complete immerse them in a solu- tion of_ corrosive sublimate of two j ounces to 15 gals, of water in some I wooden vessel free of iron or any me- I tal. Leave them in this mixture for 90 minutes, then drain the liquid i off and turn the potatoes out on the j ground to dry.. If you are in a hurry j j just go to cutting while wet. You! will receive no injury but the potato scab will be killed arid your crop will come out smooth as an oniou. Manure A Valuable Aid Another important factor in secur- ing a crop of tubers is rich land u 7 i, ------i nier, your price right, or sell in August or j T.no_ September to the general grocery trade, and you will get thi highest price nine seasons out of ten. The last point, but not least by any means, let the man who sells his potatoes keep himself clean and neat- ly dressed and his shoes shined. Keep realizing it must work hard this year to- retain its business. The Canadian Northern will build j 600 miles this summer bet ,veen the I Great Lakes and the Rocky Moun- tains, in addition to improving lines now in operation; the intention of this company is to connect up its various AT JiAO 'J-t. JL1.T, t ij -i -i :r posted on the market-prices and use lmes to make a trunk 5J'stem from horse sense and talk business, and coast to coast and wjth lhe exception I _ f J _ i 1 _ _ 1 f _ i 1. J_ you will do business with the Irish potato.- BROILING MEAT TOASTING BREAD. One way produces evenly broiled meat and evenly toasted brsad without taxing the housewife. This way is repre- sk-alta" Range. The reason: his an Automatic Lift Top (Patented) in addition to regular Broiler Door; and this team works for ths operator instead of making her worl THOUSANDS OF SHEEP KILLED patience of ssntscl by of west of the Rocky Mountains but little work has to be done to accom- plish this end. The Grand Trunk Pacific is another of the transcontinentals which is los- j ing no time and already work is be- Fierce Battle Between Sheepmen and ing rushed as fast as the latest ma- Cattlemen Over a Range in i chiaery and human ingenuity will al- Colorado 'low. Less than 300 miles of the main jjne remain to be put under contract Grand Junction, Colo., May i so the company is now giving atten- result of the battle between sheep- ition to its branches. 3OOD RANGE COUNTRY ASSAULTED A MINISTER Ranchers Attracted by Prairie Lands -Asselin Struck Mr. Taschereau and is of the Peace River District Held by the Police Edmonton, Alta., May j Quebec, May Asselin, ed- stories that there exists in the_ Peace i itor of Le Nationaliste, yesterday at- river country, 400 miles north of the j tacked Hon. A. Taschereau, Minister Alberta capital, 75 miles of clean prai- j of Public Works, at the Legislative vie that is probably the best ranch-! Assembly, striking him a violent blow ing land in the North American con- on the mouth. Asselin was immediate; tinent, is proving a lodestone to the ly turned over to.the police and by ranchers: .W. H. Williams, who sev-! order of the speaker and the attorney ehteen years ago, purchased, from Ex- general, bail was refused. Mr. .Tasch- of humus. By placing large quanti-jmen and cowboys on a contested j A number' of divisional points will' ties of barn-yard manure on a crop the year before you plant j-juvtoes hu- mus is supplied. A better way is to apply the manure on clover sod in the fall and plow under deep before range near Chee, Colo., nearly i have branch lines in the immediate head of sheep were killed and twojfuture and E- J- Chamberlain, Vice- sheepmen were injured but not scr. I President of the company, promists iously. I to have two of the branches from tie' freezing weather sets in. This j Bros., of Moritrose, were grazing on process gives us the best results. Hi a range near the hamlet of Carbinero. the manure is well rotted and of full' According to the report received here the cowboys dashed in upon the herders and tied them to trees and The sheep, which belong to Taylor! Melville, .Sask., in operation this year 'and it is probable work will begin on the third before the snow falls. strength, spread on top of fall or win- ter plowing, and disked in thoroughly before planting, excellent results will j then went among the sheep and kill- I ed them. -The slaughter of the sheep Another Way The "Sask-alta" Way Another way produces unevenly broiled meat and unevenly toasted bread and taxes the patience of the housewife. This- way is represented by most Ranges. The- reason: Some Ranges have "only" a Broiler Door, others have a contrivance like that illustrated in top small drawing; both of which enjoy the distinction of tiring the arm that holds the broiler and tiring the eye that directs .the arm. be had. j 'Early varieties shou-i bit planted soon as the'land is" djy enough to v.rk nicely and of {is past. For the-average home, po- I tato patch there is not much improve- ment over the old-fashioned way of SENATOR DEVEBER USES OTTAWA AS EXAMPLE required almost an entire day. In order ,to prevent the news leaking out, the cowboys first cut the tele- phone wires, and then made their es- j cape into the hills. Of a City that Allows Its Sewage to Pollute a River President Roosevelt a huge ranch at Medora, Mont., will pass through Ed- monton with 300 thoroughbred cattle and will trail to Grand Prairie where be will establish one of the biggest ranches north of the "boundary. In- cidentally Mr. Williams, with other prospectors will conduct expeditions into the North Peace rivex country, to investigate the gold, asphalt and coal deposits said to exist in abun- dance. SHOT WHILE AT PRAYER ereau had referred to Mr. Asselin in the house in connection with the Ab- itibi affair, adjournment As- selin told him he lied. .u had a number of books under his arm, and laid them down to s'riho back, but called a policeman inrt.'9d.. NO CHEAP EGGS IN CANADA THIS YEAR London, Ont., May biggest" shippers state after careful.. [survey, that there will be no cheap i eggs in .Canada this year. Owing to Kennet, Mo., May kneel-i the immense .demand from the west- ing in prayer at church service in j era .markets. Prices in', the country Europa schoolhouse last night, Henry are 17 and 18 cents per dozen and are Gulp was shot and killed by Ms the highest on record. London is the. ther-in-law, 18 years old, who fired j centre of the largest egg-shipping in- three bullets into Gulp's body and dustry in Canada and recently 'sever- fled. The sheriff and citizens are after! al million dozens have been sent west. him. j Large orders are still in. (Ottawa Free Press.) Senator DeVeber in' moving in the I Senate yesterday the adoption of a The authorities of Garfield county report- of the Ccmmitt8e on Still Another Way plow 4 inches deep and dropping by hand and covering with the plow.- But for one acre or more, there are several good potato planters that will save lots of time and and do it as well or better than the old hand dropping way. Be sure that the machine or the hand dropp- ed are 14 inches apart in the row for early and medium late varieties; but for late varieties place the pieces 18 to 20 inches apart in the row. Should it begin to rain after the planting is done, just as soon as the ground is dry enough for a -horse to travel over without making clods, pv: the harrow on the potato patch and harrow and do it two or, three times before the potatoes come up; then, just as they are coming up, furrowing out with a single sho-vel j have been notified but owing to the health, dealing with sewage and ty- fact that the district in which the phoid, gave figures to show that cases sheep' 'slaughter took placo is in typhoid were more numerous in desolate portion of western Colorado, citieg on tnis continent than in Eu- it is not regarded that the cowboys jropej anc} very numerous indeed-in will be captured. The range in. which the crime was committed has long been I Toronto and Montreal. Europe had I learned the lesson that Canada and the United States were now learning and several murders rnsnm-a j thai sewage could not with impunity from quarrels over it. be poured into streams and thereby- Sheriff Wilmoth, of Garne'd coumv the sources of water supply, with-half a score of left tr-l The city-of Ottawa was an example, night for Mack, the nearest railroad It poured its whole sewage into the station to yesterday's outrages, and Ottawa to be consumed by the peo- will at once take. the trail for living below on the Ottawa and scene of the depredations. It is St. Lawrence rivers. Though Ottawa that several of the raiders w re- j did this the city became alarmed and cognized by the herders, and if cap tured in the wild country will be easilv connected with thi crime. indignant when the town of Aylmer a few miles up the river, proposed to put in a system of sewers and dump Two years ago the men in i its contents in the Ottawa. use a light harrow, or what is better this district bought up a large num The committee proposed to begin Toronto, Montreal, Hamilton. Calvary LETHBRIDQE AGENTS Stafford-Agnew Co. If youTlivG out of town write us." still, weeder. Cultivate Early and Often Should the soil get firm or hard from early rains, cultivate deep be- fore the potatoes are up, then down level. 'After the potatoes are up large enough to plow use .1 F-'J- face cultivator, either one or horse. I prefer the one horse walking I kind, because better work can be sc- j cured and as rapid as the i makes. kind you use, keep i it going once every week over the tu- bers until the tubers get as large as 1 i quaiFs eggs, then use the one-horse Chiller. If dry, run the one-horse cul- ber of cattle, and in a 'realy with early next session and continue a the cattlemen established a dead line study of this question, "between the ranches. It is stated that the sheep herders for some time have been approaching this .dead line, but that- the flock that was yesterday raided had not reached it. Arrival's her etiotheihtcgrupOH' Arrivals here tonight picture scene of the killing as one o scribable horror. LONDON LOSES LEADING MERCHANT j man, one the inde- London, Ont, May Bow- f London's best known bus- died yesterday afternoon. He was for gfiveral of the Bowman Hardware Co., an 1 WM.S An advance in the pa-ice of leather j ex-president of the Canadian Hard- from 20 to 25 per cent, goes into i ware Association. He was also ex- effect in Canada at once. Scarcity of hides is the cause. president of the Board of Trade, and was a prominent Y. M. C. A. worker. City of Lethbridqe J THE REGULAR WEEKLY Auction Sale OF HORSES, CATTLE, IMPLEMENTS, etc., will be held at the City Market Corrals on Saturday Next At 11 a.m. Entries Pony, years, broken. Pony, cart and harness F. G. Waddington MARKET MASTER Remeinb The Name North Lethbridge, Bow Island, Taber, Milk River Granum, Claresholm, Nanton, High River, Carmangay ;