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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta rMt'LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD. MONDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1909. PAGE SEVEN OLD PEOPLE SUFFER 7GBTUEES with flnlr Mil ALBERTA'S EXHIBITS WERE PROMINENT (Continued from Front Page.) Allen, i.i the' absence of- Governor' N orris. In 'bis opening speech he said "lii the absence of Governor Nor-; KttfQ 13 Poart't. am asked to take his place on f i western states and Alberta, grains. J flower of the most magnificent qual-1 the program for this morning and bid GtL.1 acUC or Onils urrtrn ii.v and color wns cvhihii.inn _r Of cov.rsc }ou know a puins in the back come from sick Kidneys. Old age exacu; T'..j kidneys become or strained il.rough ilitt iiaij work of u Plasters, or.'.y ease the reach Kid- neys. As soon as the effects of such remedies e.7 returns than West Fort William, Nov. 7th, !003 "I have been troubled with a Larnc F.ack for the past! have plasters and ointment, At last I tried Gin Pills, which provcc! just the thing, and I would highly recommend them to anyone who has Strained or Lame Back." H. HARKNESS. Gin Pills, you see, act directly on the the them new neutralizing Uric Acid, which is generally formed when there is Kidney Trouble. Try Gin Pills, yourself, before buying the regular 50c boxes. Write the Na- tional Drug Chemical Co. Bept. AD Toronto, Ont., and they will send you a. free sample of Gin Pills by return mail. 5 grasses, fruits and vegetables were Hy and color was on "exhibition i111 welcome on behalf of the state and ia prolusion and all pro-.' glass jars. The marvel was not only our peopie to the distinguished guests to attend duccd on the land so long supposed at the fruit, but at the- preservation, i W.j10 ,have uere .assenibled MIRACULOUS ESCAPE OF BRIDGE PAINTER Hook on Rope Caught His Clothing as He Fell From Bridge New York, Oct. in "his fall through, the air from the scaffold- ing oS which a fellow workman had just pitched to death on the stone abuttment of the Williamsburg bridge 150 feet below, James Donohue, a OLD STEAMER WILL BE BROKEN to be incapable of producing any ag- ricultural products, Montana Was Elaborate The most elaborate t xhibit of all was that from the state of Montana. Practically every county of the state had its exhibit, and they were cer- tainly magnificent. Not only were the products themselves good, but the arrangement made the display par- ticularly beautiful. All sorts of ar- tistic designs worked out attractive- ly. Neither time" nor money was spared, it being said that it cost over to put the Montana ex- hibits there. Wyoming's Prize Oats Wyoming was represented by the exhibit placed there by Weston coun- ty, and had the honor of carrying off the oat prize, with a splendid sample of Swedish Select oats: They were raised on what was a few years ago supposed to be a desert beyond re- clamation. Yet they went fifty bush- 'els to the acre, and weighed forty- four pounds to the bushel. The alti- tude is over four thousand feet, and the rainfall is only about twelve inches. Colorado Took First Colorado state exhibit won first place as such, and was a revelation such high Mr. Or. L. King, who was in charge, showed the Herald man an exhibit of! Everything was there from the small-1 lhe founh session of the Drv Farin- est currant to the large watermelon, in two and encased in the jar. Fruit on branches, and flowers were ing congress. "1 congratulate the people of the 1 state of Montana upon having the OP- in the jars, and all together made ajportunity of entertaining the distin- painter, today in the sight of thous- Qf what cau be produced under ands, hung suspended from a grappl- circuiastances Of nght rainfall, ing hook at the end of a long rope evaporation e.reat altitude. VhichMiad cauglit in his clothing as he fell. Head downwards, Donohue swung like a human pendulum in mid air for what s-eemed like hours to the gasping spectators, who ex- pected every moment to see "the frail hold of the iron in his, clothing give, way. Finally the rescuers on the bridge structure above swung another rope to him. He grasped it and Was carefully drawn up to safety. most beautiful display. Milk River Valley had a special car for its exhibit, which was exceedingly fine, especially in vegetables. It was a government exhibit sent around the guished gentlemen who are delegates to this congress. I congratulate the state of Montana on having a city with the resourcefulness and conveni- ences, the hospitable, enterprising and country to attract people to this re- j public Spint.ed citizens that Billings gion. The Annex The main building was not has who are to act as hosts. "1 further congratulate the people large! of the state upon the good that they enough to hold all the exhibits so a. will derive, and the information ihev large tent was utilized as an annex, will receive through the agency of where the Flathead had another session. It is my opinion that hibit, and other exhibits from Ore-j no better place be selected for gon, Washington "and Montana coun-; holding a sessiM of the congress, in ties, were present. Machinery Exhibit The machinery exhibit, the first ever held in connection with a Drv Farming congress, was in the opinion one of the greatest states of the Un- ion. When I say one of the greatest states of the Union, 1 do not intend to convey the impression of the greatest state' in the Union in point of many the best attraction which i of development, but the greatest was offered at the Billings congress. state in Point of non-development Not only was the practical dry land farmer given an opportunity to thor- oughly inspect and see in1 operation every implement which he might need, but contests were held in which i a portion of the machinery of the ex- j hibit was entered and where actual i tests of the huge traction engines i and gang plows were made. 1 The portion of the space adjoining one of the" streets was devoted prin- a state offering more opportunities, a wider field for thought and action, and more homes to the settler, with her millions of acres of fertile arid lands. "Montana is yet in her infancy we are the pioneers of to-morrow. The field of our labors is broad, there is much to be done. What the pioneers of the past have done for us we can profit by their experience and ex- j j t, i, chines. -Large vehicle manufacturers potatoes veiv fine indeed, which had reserved space and were display- been grown in Co. without UP Liverpool, Oct.- "Cunard line steamer Lucania, which has been in the trans-Atlantic service for 17 years, sailed on hex last voyage to- day. Hea; port is Swansea, where she be broken up. The steamer was badly damaged by a fire that broke out on board of her Vhen she was ly- ing at Liverpool on August 14th, last Recently she was sold to a firm ship brokers, for of an inch of rainfall during" the grow- ing season. Several other counties had exhibits of grain, grasses; vege- tables and fruits', and altogether the exhibit was one of the features of the exposition. Fruit Exhibition- The fruit exhibition honors were largely divided between the Flathead country and Spokane, the former ex- hibit made by Fred Whiteside, of ing their latest products both buggies and more sturdily built farm wagons. Plows guaranteed to sod to a depth of from 14 to 16 inches, combination harvesters and threshers, manure spreaders, pony threshers, all found a place in the ex- hibit and were all interesting to the man who is engaged in dry cipally to the display of smaller ma- and do for the Iuture' "Duririg the three days' session of I this'congress, the-technical features, of dry farming will be fully covered and considered, and it is not my pur- pose to go into this phase of the sit- uation. Too Many Leave'Farms "I want at this time to make a few comparisons relative to the value of farms and the prosperity of the farming. j The traction engine and gang flow a rapi.d rise department of the exhibit probably Montana, being successful, j attracted the bulk of attention of the For the individual varieties, prizes j practical farmers, for the sowing of were evenly divided. The displays j new always necessitates the use of this form of plow, and eastern manufacturers, who a few months ago declared that would nof exhibit at any fair this year, were there in large numbers and entered their en- gines in the eontest- The exposition was opened on Tues- day morning by Lieutenant-Governor land farmer .nation. Mr. James J. Hill has said that there would be farm products which would almost reach a famine, on ac- from both parts were exceedingly including, as they did, several hundred boxes of fruit. Government Cars The most remarkable exhibit of all was the government car exhibiting Washington state and the Flathead country. Every kind of fruit and -H- count of the people flocking to the cities and leaving the farms. "While I do not share his full view in this matter, I do know and believe that too many of our young Ameri- can farm boys and .girls are being at- tracted by the so-called- joys ind pleasures of city life, thinking that the farm is but a hardship, toil and drudgery. This condition should not be so. The farmer has the opportun- ity of having the best living, the best time and enjoy more independence than any other class of our citizens. "It has been estimated by one "writ- I J. T T I T T. J. T T X T J. T T T T V T T T I T i T T JL T X t- You Make no Mistake Lumber and Building material from The Citizens' Lumber Co. f T JL .Her that the 1909 farm crop of the American farmer will reach nine bil- lion 'dollars, and while the navy of the British empire is supposed to be strong enough to terrorize and hold the prestige of the world, the 1909 'farm crop'of the American farmer could build 10 such navies. The 1909 farm crop could build a thousand bat- tleships more beautiful than the lat- est Dreadnought. i "Rear., Admiral Evans recently made the statement that with 48 -bat- tleships, 24 in the Atlantic and 24 in the Pacific, the United States would V have an absolute guarantee of peace. The American farmer could give Mr. Evans sufficient money with which to build these -18 ships, and not miss the sum from his 1909 crop. "The American farmer with" his crop of 19Q9 could buy the entire United States "of 1850, all the real estate, the the factories and farms, including the slaves he could buy the entire present railway CHIN What is it? Where is it? CKin is the new town on the main line of the C. P. R. in the center of 20Q5000 acres of the famous "Sunny Southern Lands. Ths only market within 13 to 18 miles for that hustling class of Canadian American Farmers all of whom are independent and many of whom are wealthy. We are more largely responsible for the rapid development of this famous wheat country than any one else, having sold over acres, and We are now establishing this new town of market for our customers. They need it They ask for it and will help to build it No town was ever platted with such a large and prosperous agricultural backing. Business and Residence lots in Chin are guaranteed by us to increase 50% in value within four months and we predict 200% in two years. Warner was started by us four years ago when the country around was not half as thoroughly developed and its real estate values have increased three or four times.- Chin real estate is a good, sound, profitable investment and its business open- ings and possibilities are many and large. Residence lots range from to Business lots from to Chin is not to be simply a good business town. We have planned to make'it a comfortable place in which to live by donating sites for a School, Church, Parson- age, City Market and we are going to put in a city well. There are openings for many lines of business. Three To stimulAte immediate -tales we are going to give away three Every purchaser of a lot regatdlew of price, will stand a chance of getting a present of a lot, by gueuing the near- est number of lots sold up to the time the fifty per cent inerease takes place. The first purchaser toguess the exact number, OP nearest to the exact number of lota sold will receive lot, the second nearest in num- ber -will receive the and the third one the lot. AJFiftyPer Assured 'Four months from the date of the first pay. Went registered, the prices of lots throughout the town of Chin will be advanced one regardless of any condition that may exist at that time. This fact assures every purchaser aprofit of at least fifty per cent as he can at once re-list his lots for by our company. There is no chance to lose and absolutely 50 per cent to gain and possibly con- siderably more. Remember the positive 50% increase in four months and write at once for full descriptive literature and plat The O. W. Kerr Co. Third NicolletAre., Minneapolis, Minn. The O. W. KERR CO. Minneapolis Gentlemen: Plcue icnd roe full infor- mation regarding the new town' of Chin and the opportunities for making money there. aend-plat, prices of residence and and application ElAnlc. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Taber Man Died On the Train Taber, Oct. Grand Charac- ter Ball given in the Taber Opera House on Thanksgiving; night proved a big success. The hall "was filled to overflowing with spectators and danc- ers. About twenty-five were dressed to represent difierent characters, and four prizes were -given away. The first prize went to Mr. Seager, best gents' dress, and Miss H. Collett, best ladies' dress, and the second prizes went to Miss Anderson and The B, White, Mrs. Bawden, Mr. Sheath, and Mrs. H. Bland. The evening was Miss Ivy Hull, the best comics, judges were Mr. Walton, Mr. stroke of lightning, and since then she has not enjoyed the" best of health. It is hoped she will have a speedy recovery. Mrs. Dan Olson returned from the east on the Friday afternoon train. Auction. bills are out for a sale to be held near Pierson's Livery barn on Saturday, November 6th. The sale will start at 2 o'clock sharp, and the following articles will be sold Four colts, saddle pony, three sewing ma- chines, table, cream separator, and a Dumber of other articles too numer- ous to mention. Sing Lee has completed his two- spent in dancing until the early hours j story frame building on Hough St.. of the morning, and all arc will be occupied as a laundry, mous in saying they had the best i The old building has been moved and time that was ever held in Taber. built to the new one, giving them Music was furnished by the Sundial orchestra, in their usual style. Mr. K. N. Lee died on the train while e.n. route from Claresholm to Taber. It is reported that he died from heart failure caused from the effects of liquor. The deceased was A Big Stock of Fir and Cedar Finish, Plaster Paris, and Wood Fibre just re- ceived We are here to serve yon "with a fall stock. I enough to pay the railroad debt, and j have his farm left unincumbered. "The total worth of the American farmer is it one-fourth the entire wealth of the, country the farmers own worth of property in every He could buy the entire kingdom of Italy, and still have one-half of his capital upon which to have a good time. He could j buy three-fourths of the republic nf i France, a country that for so long j has been held up as the richest in the world. "Li another 10 years, at the pres- ent rate of progress, the American farmer will be able to buy all France. with Spain thrown in for good as a ladies' furnishing store. The foundation will be commenced at once. The big steel bridge across -the riv- er near Taber, is nearing its com- i day at 11 o'clock. The pall bearers pletion. The sides have been com- i were William Rowis, William pleted, and the work, is being pushed, equals Mathew Hassel and William the middle pier. The report comes system of the country, and still have j forty-nine years old. The funeral was in Mr. Layton's office on Moo-1 ample room for their work. Excavations have been completed by F. Christenson for a brick build- ing on Hough street, to be occupied Mr. Layton had charge of the funeral. Mr. D. W. Jenkins returned from a business trip to Letbbridge on Thurs- day. Mr. -Jones has moved in from his homestead near the Little Bow. He has the contract for hauling the coal; thpir tradi from one of the local mines. Mr.' Jones purchased a house from The. Hammer Land Co. Mr- W. E. Layton and bride re- turned on Sunday morning from Salt Lake City, Utah, where they spent their wedding trip. The groom is a in that about three weeks of good xvcather will have the bridge finished. Farmers on the north side of the riv- er have been waiting patiently for this improvement, and no doubt it will bring farmers in to Taber, who have heretofore gone to other towns pleted his house, and he eipects to move into it about--the first of the month. Mr. GvP.'Porter, the Grassy Lake butcher, was in town between, trains on Friday. A Bible class was organized in the Presbyterian church on Sunday last, and a cordial invitation is -extended to all, old or young. The class meets in the local church at o'clock er- ery Sunday. The following officers were elected S. Irvine, president; Miss Munroe, leader; Miss Primrose organist, Bligb, secretary. Mr. A. Aubin, of Grassy Lake, stepped off the afternoon train on while on his way 'home from Lethbridge. Mr. D. Jones returned'on Friday from Lethbridge, being called there on business. DIED BRIDE Mr. F. Christenson has nearlv com- Tragk Ending of Romance in Alberta and'France Calgary, Oct. claimed Gabriel de la Bachellerie instead of his sweetheart in Caraway, France. to whom he was on the eve of going to make her his bride. Bachellerie was a Frenchman. 34 years old, and died at the Holy Cross hospital yes- terday irom typhoid fever. A French- man from the High Eiver district, he came from France a number of years ago. to seek his fortune. He was prosperous at last .and about. tr> make good his dream of joy when all was ended thus sure. With this wondenxu wealth be- i.- j i .1 j T. j. vm TIP- man of excellent qualities ann hind him, there is no reason but that' u' 4 while the brvdc, Miss Baroness Road Phone 25 the American farmer can enjoy as many luxuries, live in as good homes j and have as good "a time generally as j any other class of our citizens." j Depnty Minister Harcourt j George Harcourt, of Edmonton. Al-j hcrta, Canada, was next introduced j by Chairman Moss. Mr. Harcourt is deputy minister of agriculture. lie said, in substance I "You have an exhibit here worthy habits, ICisie Burrows, of Mov.ntnin View.: Alia., comes from a good family who, cannot be too highly recommended, j The wedding supper was given at the j home of Mr. S. J. oni Thanksgiving night, and only inti- mate friends and relatives were prcs-, imt. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Layton will to housekeeping in C. Lay ton's house about the first of November, j The community extends a hearty wel-; ;'of three months rather than three' days' was the graceful j come to the young couple. launching of Mr. Harcourt's address, i The Colored Nashville year we (Alberta, Canada) flirt Students, showed before a large, audience on .Thursday night in the Taber opera f i Farming concress, and our exhibit, j house. The company consists of Slnot made internationally, weighed about sixteen members, who put on f not over thirty pounds. The place it i a good play of singing and dancing.: obtained on the premium list cncour-jThe company carries their own band; rUsed us to come back and we look! orchestra, which gave several open- r! forward to with you, not alone! air selections during the day. Man-; a substantial exhibition nut User Shirts has two good companies 'with a formidable membership." (Ap-l hooked for next week, who come here i well-recommended. i Wednesday i where he was called by a message from his wife, Vho is sick there. Last sum- mer she received a shock from a KNOW About Central British Columbia? Largest undeveloped area of good land on North American Continent, suitable mixed "farming and stock. Gold, silver, salt, petroleum. You Can Get Information of opportunities by writing for our free map and official data regarding land, mines, climate, etc. T United States Senator Joseph M. J. j Dixon was the next speaker, and his powerful address was listened to with 4. close attention, by applause. liberally punctuated Robert Ibcy returned morning from Raymond, Coming line of Grand Trunk Pacific By., half between Prince Rupert and Edmonton. Fort George is the gateway to great BuJkley, Skeena, Peace River, Frascr and other fertile valleys, also to Carniboo nrui Yukon mining disricts. First offering of town guaranteed and insured by Government of British Columbia. Send your name and address today ij interested. Natural Resources Security yi WINCH BLDG., VANCOUVER, B. C. ;