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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TM1 lETHMlDQt DAILY HiRALD OCTOBER M, IIM. t FAQI SEVEN New Patented Buy the Sask-Alta range without reservoir, if in doubt whether you require this feature. Then, later on, if you desire the reservoir, why it's an easy matter to procure one and attach it yourself. You can attach or de- tach Sask--Alta reservoir instantaneously without usg of a single tool; This featured patented to Sask-Alta. Sask-Alta has several other exclusive features, such as Double Duplex- Grates, Burnished Sur- face, Automatic Lift Top and Broiler Door, Pipe Collar Adjustment, Direct Draft Damper in Front, Anti-Rust Flues, etc. Any McClary agent will be delighted to show you Sask-Alta Steel Range. 24 remark t-hat there is more drank in a local option town where there are open bars. A Contrast Such a statement could not be made in comparing Raymond and an- other town of about the same size which is also Southern Alberta but outside the dry area. Raymond has irrigation ditches, but the effect liquor 1100 head of cattle, and 50 head ot than j horses, and is aiming to gradually work into pure bred stock. W, A. Redd had a good crop. His 180 acres of wheat yielded twenty- eight bushels to the acre, and from another 150 acres he threshed bushels. It was all wheat except 20 acres of oats. Bishop Anderson has 50 acres of fall wheat which yielded 31 bus. to the acre. It was first class wheat, won xirst prize at the fair. Sask-AS of the irrigation of the bar room is easily noticed in the staggering, noisy men on ,the street, or the.j drunkard lying in'a cellar. Contrast j Bros., six miles south of the crime-of some other towns with j Haymond, found that the Tail wheat that of Raymond. There are more S0wu about AuB- ist- iSGS, yielded- drunks in one day in some of; these j raost abundantly. They will have other towns than in a whole year in j about bus- They did consider- Rayniond. That is one difference be-j able breaking this year, tween the two kinds of irrigation. I Tncse arc not a11 the farmers who It is not denied that liquor may be drunk at times at Raymond. But it is not sold publicly. A reference to the well dressed young men of the town tells how some of the here reaches the stores of the rner- LETHBRIDGE AGENTS have.good crops, but just a few as a sample of the work done. Beet Sugar Industry The Raymond district is ideal for monev j raising sugar beets, as far as natural conditions are concerned. It has the Stafford-Agftew only sugar factory in Alberta. But a description of it will be reserved for another article. This year the Knight Sugar Company "have cultivated liOO acres of sugar beets, while 800 acres have been grown by the farm- ers of '.Raymond, Stirling, Welling and Magrath. Owing to the abund- out of write THE SUGAR CITY (CONTINUED FROM PAGE SIX.) ened in September, 1910. There will i Saints. This course, is optional for be no dormitory, but the town peo-j other" students-. pie-'will board the students at .their j The raain purpose of the school is homes. j to make it unnecessary for the Al- There will be a preparatory berta Mormon young people 'to have for large p'upils who to go to Utah to study in their The- ed their educational opportunities.' opportunities., The Church Board of whose headquarters are i duates recognized by the Education at Salt Lake City, will ..have general; -Department of Alberta it will be" ne-i ter control' of fthe school. There is a cessary for the faculty to have the! local Board of Education composed j curriculum harmonize with that of, of H. S. Allen, pres.; E. J: the Education Department of A1-J Rivers, the popular mayor Stirling Williams, D. Levi j berta, .for they purpose to prepare R'aymond, is also a farmer. His Harker, Theo; Brandley and Ray j students for the teachers and acres Knight, with "Geo. H, Budd as sec.- j ulation' 'examinations conducted by' Attractive Homes Nearly all the houses are painted and many have trees around the dooryards. Nearly every one has an acre lot for a garden and raise fine vegetables. Many, too, have, fine flower Among the extra fine residences are those of H. S. Al- ien, C. McCarty, R. H. Kinsey, W. A. Redd, Ray Knight, Bishop An- derson, T. 0. King and others. P. Glover, J. Carter, and E. Mar- chants. Here there are no ragged children of drunken parents. 'A railway corporation recently put a -new townsite up at auction, but allowed a hotel to select choice cor- ner lots before .the sale, at an unpub- lished price, though refusing to sell at open auction, lots 'for-a church site.' But Raymond town property is] ant grain.harvests and the high rato Raymond District of wages there is a slight decline in Raymond district is capable of still j the acreage under beets. The factory j further production, for barely half! has a capacity for handling a much the land is ,now tnder cultivation, i larger crop. The average yield per The balance is used oi is ten tons, which the company buys at, per ton, or a re- turn of per acre: The average output of the factory is per season. The company .-employ a large number of men, -and in the fields there is even a good opportuii- ity for the children, who; have not so THE CANADIAN OF COMMERCE Paid-up Capital, Reserve, DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES Arrangements have recently been completed under which the branches of this Bank are able to issue Drafts on the principal points in the following countries: Finland Ireland Formosa Italy Japan Fr'ch Cochin-China Java Germany Great Britain Greece Holland Iceland India' ISSUING. Austria-Hungary Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Ceylon China Crete Denmark Egypt Faroe Islands NO DELAY IN Russia Servia Slam South Africa Straits Settlements Sweden Switzerland Turkey West Indies i73 and elsewhere FULL PARTICULARS ON APPLICATION Manchuria Mexico Norway Persia Phillipine Islands Roumania Lethbrtege Branch C. G. K. Nourse, Manager else held by speculators. What is un- der proper cultivation is always yielding good returns, whether grow- ing beets or grain. The pasture land is, of course, yielding returns in stock. While; the 'speculator reaps the benefit of others' labors in the rise in value of his land- Pure Bred Stock There is also a-; large increase 'in the number of pure bred stock, both OF CANADA Capital and Rest Exceed FOP Western Farmers .The Union Bank of Canada pays special attention to tne banking of the Farmers Grain Dealers, Cattle Men and Merchants of'Western Canada Already over 112 Branches of this Bank have been established rort William to Prince Rupert. Grain Drafts with Bills of Lading' attached negotiated Savings Department at every Branch. Interest paid at highest current rates. Lethbridge R. Anderson. Manager. Stirling F Schimnowski, Acting Manager. Grassy Lake Branch- R. W. Baillie, Manager. ologieal schools, as at pres- gardening a specialty. Chi- horses and cattle, in the Raymond ent. to have their, are engaged ia gardening. The rich soil and the abundant wa- tecd to treas. These boards will select of a farmer. His SO' acres of fall wheat yielded thirty bushels to -the acre. His .oats and timothy were also a good crop. the Education Department. has never been stabled except to teach Mormon Theology -to i much the same as did Alberta Ccl- the .students who are Latter Day. I lege at Edmonton. i Antelope, October 1 to 30 We can supply you with every tiling ou want for hunting big game, and can even mount i he game for you when ycu return Come to a good, live, up-to-date SPORTING GOODS HOUSE and get what you want at right prices Tfie letlfinflge Iportifiq Edison's October Records just in i far to stoop. Boys earn good wag- i es. A man with, a large family has :a splendid chance to take a contract. j and the whole family can worth to- I gether and do well. They now have about 250 white men, 100 Japs, and j 100 Indians. _ irrigation, ditohes should j wild range, 'so- there is no reason Besides the factory and a large the development of market i wny raising pure bred live-stock at Raymond. ing industry at Raymond. Milk River ridge. In the fall they bring in about 800 steers to the'fac- Card has a.roan mare which i tory to fatten on Raymond has a steady growth and its various industries and help it to keep on growing j steadily. Its citizens are grasping The opportunity and climbing upward ladder of success. Though i many of the citizens came from un- der another flag only years ago, j Ray Knight-has about twenty head j still. tjhey are fast beconiing loyal to of pure 'bred; .i Suffolk Punch horses the Mapie Lear of Canada and as use- i and-mares, and-they are a fine lot. j ful cilizens of are doing They arc pastured summer and can to dcTdop the res0urc ter, just like the ordinary prairie j os of our fair prorince. As a sam_ are much more valuable. ple just a sentence might toe quoted DR. COOK AGREEABLE "''Dr. Frederick Cook wired Prof. L. L. Dycheo, of the Kansas State University.; as follows: 'Will Be pleased to- have you join Mount McKinley expedition. The details of tJbjai- ,c undertaken "shortly." it-ioa will" be district- Tame.grasses are certainly a more profitable-pasture than the tract of land this company have should not become a permanent about 16'000 cattle and 2'000 horses which run on the range near the ,r T.T Milk River ridge. In the fall A Money-Making Mare C. W. only cost six years ago. It Isold two garden at .the back of hisjlot, he takes'exercise He has a good crop of potatoes, turnips, .cab- bage, onions and other vegetables. Along the fence is a. fine berry patch ari'd rows of currant brushes which yielded'good returns. He has an ap- ple orchard of .a dozen trees from which, he exhibited, fruit winning first prize, at the Raymond fair in 1908. Apple Trees and Sugar Maple of her, first colts for the'balance of'the herd are now, worth The Sugar Co'.-also have about twen- from a speech delivered last Domin- ty-five pure bred mares, and about I ion" Day by a citizen who said he A visitor to Raymond miss the nursery of D. Meldrum where the autumn frosts are begin- ning .to tint the large leaves of the i sugar maple trees. Mr. Meldrum on- j ly has a couple of lots or so, but one! j side is just crammed with a" nursery j of apple trees. He has grown i them from the .seed: has already budded trees now about 5 feet tall. This year's growth on one tree was -about 6 feet. In the spring, if the .inserted buds are living, he. will j cut off the shoot, but above the in- serted bud which will.be left to grow i another four or five feet next year; and taller each year till it will be j ready to bear. He also has a large j j patch of raspberries, strawberries, currants and a most beautiful lot cf! I as many pure bred stallions, shires, clydes and percherons. Milk River Ridge This Milk 'River ridge, a few miles i south of Raymond; is specially adapted for raising- live stock. There is an abundance of moisture, rain or snow, though the snow is never very deep, nor does it lay there long at a between chinooks. The snow drifts off the ridges .into the coulees, which can be dammed, this foiming reservoirs for the stock. The banks liked Canada and he kriew he was a better man since he came here. West I crn Canada has a cosmopolitan pop- ulation but if they were all as good citizens as the people of this section they would be a good average. H. S. Allen had fall wheat this year and forty acres of it yielded .at the rate of 39 bushels "to the acre' and 140 acres went 33 bushels to the acre. Meeks Bros, have about half a sec- REMOVING SALE A COMPLETE BEDROOM spring and mattress, a. drawers dresser with a British beveled plate mirror, and wash- stand to match. Reg. Special for This Week VALUER FULL AGE SPRING BED LOUNGEKeg, Now SINGLE a few left. ,Beg. A BIG VARIETY OF HEATERS. ALL OUR GOODS OFFERED FOR THIS" WEEK 25 P.C. OFF. Note our New Address: On ROUND STREET Opposite The Herald Office The Golden West Furniture Store tion in crop this year. It of the coulees also furnish shelter for j is au extra. They own three. sections and run 800 head of cattle and about fifty head; of horses. They have just threshed bushels 01 oats from 35 acres. This is the field that scores 92 points j flowers. -He had raspberries from Aug. loth to Sept. 30th. Mr. Meldrum had a couple of his To take your meals at rAm on- ly all-round white Restaur- ant in Leth- brldge THE ALEXANDRA CAFE ASK FOR OUR FKESH- SPRING CHICKEN And EjrirS> Vegetables.and Home G-rown Suckling Pigs and Pork from our farm. It is for you. Also Fresh Oysters in season, any style to suit your taste. Here to Please You at Any Cost N. H. MURRAY, Prop. the stock in stormy weather. So this section of the 'district furnishes a rank-growth of grass, plenty of water., arrd shelter in .stormy weath- er, natural conditions which are ideal for stock-raising. In time it will no doubt be a great dairy and pure bred j stock district for settlers engaged in mixed farming. Each year the' in the standing grain field competi- tion. Their wheat is just as good a crop. Timothy and' ororoe grass grew four a half feet high on the sod on TT breaking plow is creeping further up tender inut trees in-barrels. He i and the ridge, and the crops are vieldmg _. the Milk River Ridge where it dropp- encouraging returns, so the Milk' -o-_ -11 u u i ed Irom some passing animal or River ridge-should soon become thick- i.. i ij.1 i bird. ly settled with prosperous settlers ,._. a j r E. B. Hicks savs the wheat they i engaged in mixed farming. town. For his home-grown apple j trees may be the nucleus of large! Threshers and Plows There are six threshing outfits busy- has success with roses and one plant had a pretty bud just about to open out in ail its beauty. Such men as Mr. Meldrum are worth much' to orchards, in this district, when an- other product will be added to the of Raymond. Mr. Mahen has a fine garden and a small glass green house. S'. F. Kimball has a .crab apple tree with 250 large crabs on it this year.! i The other fine orchards and gardens are too many to mention in this i Orderly Raymond j When T. J. O'Brien, J.P., was! asked about the orderliness of the I this season in the Raymond district. Harris and Salmon, A. B. Hicks, Schumers and Peterson, C. F. Tolle- strop, Peterson Bros, and J. T. Hen- ninger. They all have plow outfits, while A. B. Hicks has two plows and T. S. Court has a plow outfit but no thresher. A. Kessler, 12 miles south-east of Raymond, had 46 acres of red ..fife wheat which yielded 45 bushels to thc acre. The field of seventy-five acres averaged 38 J bushels to the acre, and 11 acres of this was spring breaking. He IKJ.S good success with convictions on his fingers. One case j of cruelty to animaJs. where a fore- man worked a horse with sore tree pianlingi having secured 8-! with alfalfa shoulders, probably an oversight in aiialfa. the big bunch of 250 head of horses five cases of noxious threshed- this year is the best that he ever saw. But there are inore "weeds than there should be on account of fall wheat being thin. E. Laycock has oats that yielded SO bushels to the acre. His spring wheat is good but not threshed yet. He is well satisfied with the growth j of.his trees. He finds ash and Rus- sian poplar especially a success. Man- itoba maple also did well. Smith Bros, nine miles south-west of Raymond, have 225 acres of grain crop, 175 acres in fall wheat and balance in oats. It is not threshed yet but oats will yield about eighty bushels to the acre. The oats were five feet or 'over. They have success UPTON'S POOL ROOM Is supplied with the FIXTURES IN ALBERTA Best Cigars and An. is ccul, bright and pleasant. Tobaccos in stock Barber Shop in Connection Basement of Oliver -Block work weed farmers, unfortunate creatures of cir- cumstances perhaps beyond their con- wcst of Ravmom3, had 5QO acrcs trol. (But good grain crops demand i fajj successful weed Only two j white men were convicted of being i drunk and disorderly. One of these I was drunk when he got here. That i was all the convictions of white men.! 000 from the government. All his currant and berry bushes yielded a line crop this year. C. F. Tollestrup 4 miles north- of wheat sown, Hc has a threshing machine and has been busy for three weeks, and will have.a month's work: yet. He reports the grain this year the best yield and the best grain, and Mark Boyer, 8 miles sout-h-west of Raj'mond has 25 acres in grain this year and the balance is prepared for next year. His wheat last year yielded 4fl bushcls to the acre and this year's crop is better than last. t jllc has threshed in this district for There were some other cases relating scvcn years. The best he has thresh- to Indians, for there is a reserve aUd is 45 bushols of Albcrta'Red tew miles to the. north. j lhc acrc> Qn farm Qf Effect of Local Option j and on the farm of Meeks Bros, he Any unbiased visitor to Raymond j threshed four thousand bushels of csnnot help but compare Raymond j oats from thirtr 'wC-ile his fall with towns outside thc local option'! wheat, now being thr: expect- ed to yield 50 bushels to thr acre. district. Here there are no bars. There are, therefore, no bar room bums. There arc men in Raymond to-day holding positions of responsi- bility who have bar room bums "before they came here. Now they are useful citizens of Alberta helping to EASTERN MEN IN WESTERN TIMBER DEAL Port Hope, Ont.T Oct. big sale ot" Vancouver Island timber in- volving holf a million dollars acres has jim been mn.de by Mr. H. H. Jones, -of Victoria, B. C., once of Port Hope, and well known in Toronto. Mr, W. T. Chambers, To- conducted the sale. Mr. .Tones says the sale will revolutionize the T. Collett has bushels nf mix- i trade as the mills will cd grain. He has about 150 tons of i bc an Esquimaux Island and in touch timothy, and 200 tons of blue joint. The blue joint ran about two tons pe.r acre. He has a hay press and has already contracted his timothy develop its'resources. Frequenters of at and blue joint afc per bars in other towns. make the ton baled and delivered. He also has coming roads.' with a billion feet of lumber. The same management will exploit the Victoria Barclay Sound Railway, a charter for which 'has been secured and which is said to be one of the Auction Bchlovue Farmers. Co. hav-ing sold a large part of its holdings in land, will" offer for sale by Public Auction -------------------ON-------------------- Thursday, October 28thr 1909 At 10 o'clock, at the PUBLIC MARKET PLACE in LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., all of its Farming Machin- ery, Implements ancl Live Stock, consisting of MACHINERY AND IMPLEMENTS 1 Reeves 32 H. P. Engine. 1 Red River Special. Separator. 1 ten bottom Cockshutt Steam Plow. (Both stubble and breaker bottoms.) 1 Lowell S Bottom Steam Plow. 7 Discs (4 of them never used but i day.) 3 Drills. 2 Sulky Plows." Mower. Rake. 5 Binders 4 Wagons and Grain Tanks. Corrugated Roller. 3 H. P. Gasoline Engine. i 2 Campbell Sub-surface Packers. 20 sets Harness. Democrat. Grain and other things to numerous to mention. LIVESTOCK consists of about 70 head of horses, among the number about 20 HEAD OF KENTUCKY THOROUGHBREDS, by such noted sires as Rainbow, Imported Golden Down, Ealrnar- ao'ck, McDuft, Siiverdale, etc. 20 WORK MARES good size, well seasoned and thoroughly brok- en and bred to an imported Percheron stallion 17 HEAD OF FILLIES AKD GELDINGS coming 3 years old by heavy sires. Balance mixed lot of youngsters, fillies and geldings. HOGS About 40 hogs, mixed lot. Creclitof Months, bankable paper, will he granted on all sums of over This is a Closing Out Sale ancfall articles offer- ed will he sold without reserve. v; A.S. Bowman President .W.L. Wilson Auctioneer, Letbbridge LAND We Wljl also at the same time aftd .place offer Two Sections of Land in Township 8, Range 17, being Sections 10 and 15. Terms on land one-tenth cash, balance 9 equal payments; Q% interest. ;