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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THC LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD PAGE SEVEN 'HE RICH AND GROWING SOUTH The Edmonton Bulletin staff repre. itative writing from Pincher Creek, Just cmt of the town J. A. Sun- ken is cutting a fine stand of winter ieat. Lust year the land of his farm tided 55 bushels to the acre of AL frta Ked and 20 bushels to the acre spring wheat. Dolphus Cyre and ed Pellet ier have their grain in 3ks, the latter being ons of-the it to cut in the district. To the J. J. Braniff has a large field is ripening and almost ready cut. Away to the right a wheat Id may be seen on the extreme of the ridge, where it seems have outdistanced all others in the up the slope. Fred Fortin has heavy a field of wheat that can inu upright and W. J. Chisholm him, has winter wheat seeded lis month, beginning to fhile beside it is a field of spring eral fields in the districts will be iviujy to out next week." iheat still green. In the Fishburn Element the wheat fields are more' igregated but lose nothing in com. and all are a great yield. the -fcdrnontort Bulletin reporter, from Pincher Creek says: no artist can is the It term for a 450 acre field of ripe eat, lying west of the town and led by W. R. Dobbie. This field the talk of the countryside, as in pi it is about as perfect as could lagined. When seen by your. cor. 0. W. Carman, president of the Ca-rntaagay Farm Company about miles east of Stavely, was seen by an Edmonton Bulletin correspondent.! Mr. Carman says that his company three years ago bought .acres of land and now. have acres un. I cultivation. Of this 700 acres was i in winter wheat this season but it j has all been cut and threshing is now in progress. Mr. Carman is count, j ing on shipping bushels of grain at the. rate of bushels per day. Asked as to the spring wheat Mr. Carman stated that he has 400 acres down on stubble and that it looks very well. "Part of it is heavy and pact of it is said M. Carman, "and frost seems to have touched it iii spots. Mr. Carman expects that the CaL gary-Lethbridge branch of the C. P. R. will be completed by 1910 and will run through his land next year so as to remove his grain for him. 'With! this in .view he has seeded j acres to winter wheat this year. "MAURETANIA" This is the ideal collar for hot weather. A .new shape low and easy. Anchor Brand.quality, 2 for 250. TOOItE BROS. LIMITED MONTREAL. 29 Plantmj Fall Wheat j E. E. Thompson writes to the High j Kiye-r Times "For several years I I have advocated the planting of AL j berta Jied' fall wheat and from much! CHINESE TO BUILD SCHOOL AT COAST Aug. local Chin, cse in Victoria have subscribed among themselves sufficient money to build a school for their young children. A site has been purchased in the cen- tre of the Chinese quarter and a sub. stantial building, three stories high i will be constructed. The insults which they state have been heaped _____ AI_ UJJVli U1CU1 ttllU LilCll. ia me reason for their seggregating them. LIBERAL M. P. DEAD Halifax, N. S., Aug. D. McLennan, Liberal M. P. for "died at that place this morning', aged 64 years. Dan Hassen Is In the Toils Again There's Health in itt ttvor. And strength in Flavor, It's a stimulant for the vated, And a delicate tonie for all. Big Price Paid for Construction from Taft, Mont., to St. Joe, Idaho sndent it had just tht and thickness of the right I experience have deduced a few rules. growth to fijnit the whole mass- to wave ma. lically and the heads presented wonderful uniformity. The whole Never plant on anything except sum- mer fallow or new breaking. Stubble land should be plowed-earlier, not later than July 1st. Disc it at once, heightened by a background of; as soon as the weeds are well start. sle mountains .of the intensest j ed. Don't make your land too Mr. Bobbie has 950 acres of smooth. It is better a trifle, rough. I? own to harvest and 450 for j Use a press gang behind your drill.! Hansard, whose field is also a New breaking should be completed" by itiful sight. These fields are now ig cut as quickly as possible and expected to yi--ld from 40 to 45 per acre. Iii the same local- W. Buchanan has a good field "Leslie Willocks has 100 acres re. arkably free from weed or foreign is and presenting a swath before the binder. The fields show grain of a rich color DATE NOT FIXED YET Ottaiva, "Aug.. gov. enment will not be able to definitely decide on the date of the general election for some time yet, pending a re- port as to the promptness with which the revision and .print- ing of the voters' lists, ore being carried' on. and rpthe kernels when shelled have a "form shade and size. lond manager of Factory has been t estimat, yield of grain from their field vicinity of the said Sugar Fac. to make' mention of the is and ranches to th'e west and In the Factory Field he estL bushels of oats, Babels of barley and bushels leat, making in all a little less bushels. yield is jjrj high. ie sugar beets are looking first n good rain storm would amiss -for the beets although pffarmers would like it to miss tin The Inspector's report from leichen and Strathmore is to the July 1st and double disced once as fast as it is broken. Disc once more before drilling. Drill north south with an eight inch drill, allows the sun to shine on the ground between the rows and ripens the! grain much faster than where it is j drilled east and west, as the ground! is shaded too much. j Plant your wheat any time after] July 20th jand not later than August loth. Forty pounds of seed is enough Ncw York> Aug o8._Friends Of for early planting. Later planting .re. H K Th h 0 J.--J- f a. frcmi worry over her hus- Mrs. Harry Thaw Not Very Well Spokane, Wash., Aug. million four hundred thousand dol- lars, or a mile, is the cost of building the line of the Chicago, Mil- waukee St. Paul .railroad from Taft, Mont., west to St. Joe, Ida., 60 miles. G. P. O'Neil right of way agent, who gave out the foregoing, added that it is the. largest amount ever paid by any railroad company in the world foT: the construction of a line of.similar length. In this piece of road there are 35 tunnels, the, longest being more than feet- through solid "rock! The co'mpany expects that within, five years after the competition of the road which j is now being rushed through Idaho and Washington to' the Sound the traffic will be so large it will be ne- cessary to double .track the line in order to handle the volume of busi- ness. The line will bisect the Pal. and part of the Big Bend -wheat belts which, -sent more than .fFrom Friday's Daily.) Dan Hassen is in the toils again. Presuming on the lenient sentence by the magistrate on Wed- nesday it being his first offence, he immediately proceeded to lay cov. eteous hands on other people's pro- perty. Three horses were left standing at the Dallas Hotel on Wednesday even- ing and Hassen had the audacity to unbridle one, turn it loose and gal- lop, off with on his saddle. He was arrested at St. Mary's and will appear before the magistrate on Tuesday. This means that his old sentence will come up again, also that the bond wil Ibe forfeited. Ram Lai's Pure Tea Sold by all Grocers in Half and One Lb. Packets and 1, 3 and 5 Ib. .tins' Bishops and On Their Way To France A TARE MINE Lots of Sport On Laibor Robt StrattOD Painfully In- jured Other News of the Town 000 bushels 1907. of grain to market in Rev. Fred Palmborg, missionary EV angelist, will preach: to Scandina- vians in his native tongue tonight in the Baptist Church. All Scandina- vian people will be made welcome at the service which begins at 7.30. GIBSON AS GOVERNOR Ottawa, Aug. J. M. Q-lb The committee of the above cele- is being held this, year on the Public that the prize list -will close on Tuesday next. Already a large number of merchants and others have subscribed either by money or articles, but there are others whom the committee has been unable to .call upon, and thinking, these gentlemen might feel slighted they have decided to keep, open the list until: Tuesday next. A list of donors -will then be published. Would-be subscribers may notify the fact and the amount or article to S. W. Tuckwell, Secretary; Box 444. It may, be interesting to our readers to former provincial secretary that the committee have en- attorney genera! of Ontario, is to succeed Sir Mortimer Clark, as Lieut. she! "is the limit under any condi- band's -case and the loss of her '.in- fect that the be-its are looking first most instances. A Farmer's View of It P. Heninger, a well v known ier, gave an Edmonton Bulletin fjlspondent his opinion of the sit. Itjon in the Stavely district as fol. 8 winter wheat never was bet. ?said Mr. Heninger. "I believe there is an increase of fully 25 Dcent, in the acreage in the dis- dstland the most of the grain will jpffom 35 to 40 bushels per acre. stlyear a great deal of the grain in the snow storni but aiiiarvest is about three weeks of the earliest cutting last year doubt wi'l be favorable all tions. We generally plant too much. In Kansas every farmer pulls the rye out of the fields he expects to keep for seed; as the rye heads "out first this is not a difficult matter. This has been neglected here and the rye is gaining and it will soon spoil the grade. Smut seems to be stamped out in this district, but I believe in a light dressing, of bluestone every year. W. H. Pawson, Jr., of Coaldale, has a combination on his farm that bids fair to render farming on a large scale much more simple than heretofore. The .machine, or combin- iation of machines, includes five discs, four harrows, and a twen- ty-one foot beam which serves the purpose of a roller. This machine, which is propelled by a gasoline en- gine, double cultivates, drags and rolls 21 feet at a strip and covers from 40 to 50 acres a day. It is operated by John Eld'er of Woodpeck er. A half-section that Mr. Pawson broke this year is thus in about eight come consequent to the bankruptcy proceedings, said today that her con- dition is not serious. They, denied that she is a nervous wreck as had been reported and declared that a brief period of rest is all she needs to bring back her complete health. Elections in October AQ vo'v fincl the shrill" Mr. Heninger was asked. the most part it is only an irage was the reply, "but has a new variety of eat which will surely go forty shels to the acre." The suggestion he may have got a from his namesake, Luther 'The wet weather held the dpFyfe grain back" continued Mr. ininger, "and now it is not ripening The yield will aver. twenty bushels to the about the "Around the oats are good and fields that were only double kill and then seeded will yield fen.ty..five -bushels to the acre. Oats stSare short and rather thin. Sev- days prepared for seeding. Mr. son has sold two carloads of wheat Ottawa, Aug. re- ports as to the progress being made in getting the voters' list printed and ready for the coming general el- ections are being received by the Sec- retary of State Scott from the vor- lious points where the lists are now being printed. It is now pretty well assured that everything will be in readiness for polling by the end of October and as already foreshadowed the da.te will probably be either Oct. 2S or 29. The lists to be used will be those the lists for 1908 not yet being prepared. In the case of Ontario, the of which will be made in a few days. Wetaskiwin, Aug. a meet- ing of fanners, held here" on "Satur- day, J. G-. Anderson, of Angers' Bridge, was chosen as. an independ- ent farmers' candidate to contest Strathcona constituency in the Com- mons. DENTIST DROPS DEAD Havelock, Oht., Aug. Den- ike, dentist, was found dead at the bottom of the stairs in his home yes- terday morning. He had been strick- en with heart disease while return- ing to the room after taking a bath. gaged both the Citizens and Concert Bands and the posters are now being: sent out and these announce a pro- gramme extending from 10 a. m. on Monday until 2 a. m. on Tuesday. The Secretary would also like to draw the attention of unions and' merchants to the parade of floats for which prizes are being offered, also to fraternal societies and unions to the tug-of-war. STRIKERS STILL1 Taber, Aug. John Me Neely, manager of the Ha Milling came to-town this morn, the interest of his company He is well known to the farmers o this district and it will be remem- bered by the early settlers of Taber that his company bought the first bu- shel of wheat raised here, "and has continued doing so ever since. When shown a sample of the spring whea that had just been placed in the ele- vator he declared that it -was "pai and would maki tl.j best of flour. On the front door of the Taber Drug Co. there is a sign which reads: hereby give notice that the property and goods belonging to G. Mansell, or the Taber Drug Co., has been seized under a writ of ex- ecution. (Signed) Sheriff T. Hodgson, the genial proprietor of the. Taber bowling alley, has ac. cepted the position of bar-tender in the I'aiace Motel. Yesterday another painful and distresing accident occurred at the Canada West Goal Co.'s mines. Rob- ert one of the drivers in the mine, was jammed between a mine car and a post, fracturing the right femur bone immediately above the knee. The unfortunate man was conveyed to Mr. Jos. resi- dence where Drs. Leech and Lang dressed the fractures. Winnipeg, Aug. 2 _ -Four of the great figures in the development oC t-hc Northwest, %-hose lives have _-.'. spent in civilizing the Indiansrof 'the xemote north land and who have ex- perienced the hardships incident to this laborious work, in today, having arived this morning. These four famous sons of the Church, are today assembled at the arcfi-., bishop's palace in St. Boniface prei paiatory to attending a meeting the Oblate Order in France- Those in the party, are: Bishop. Breyant, of Mackenzie BMu, op Grouard, of Athabaska; Rev. ther LeTresto, oi Peace'River; and Rev. Father Lefebre 'tin Bishop Breyant at Mackenzie river-; The stories of the struggles. of tha missionaries with the Indians of the, North West in the early days when.-' the country was very Httle known, were related by the reverand gent., lemen this morning. The story -rof :he gradual change from their _barL 3arous customs to Christianity was jone over. The old days when everyu- ;hing seemed impossible to accomplish. vere recalled and now the satisfaction. J hat they have done their best tad ihat best is wonderful gives them., much cause for rejoicing. "The aven. age Indian in the North West present day "reads and writes and peaks English as the result of the, raining by the priests. Bishop Grouard is leaving tonight for Mont- eal. He will also visit France Rome. Practically all his life has een spent among the Indians and when he had been in the North West or thirty years he was created av ishop. QUEBEC MAN DEAD Quebec, Aug. H. Andrews, head of the firm of F. H. Andrews FEE CONFIDENT Son, commission this morning. He merchants, died was one of Que- bec's leading merchants. be used will be those 01 the recent m the sheat to the government this i provincial elections. The listt year, and is now harvesting an ex-; the coming election will contain lullv cellent sample of seed wheat. Ottawa, Aug. Saunders, director 'of experimental; farms, wires the department of Ag.j riculture from Calgarv as i 250.000 more voters than the Igate of lists of 1904. KNOCK IS DEAD Rosthern. Sask., Aug. Knock who tried to commit suicide here on Monday morning died at 9 o'clock today without regaining con- sciousness. C. P. R Have Sent to England For Men BAD FIRE AT THE SOO Sault Ste. Marie, Aug. in "At Lethbridge the winter wheat is! thi_. lumbcr yards a-nd sawmiu of the all harvested and threshing is Superior Corporation this after, eral. The crop, are heavy on caused a losg of about that i.s well farmed. Spring grain is j fire spread oyer four acres of new being cut and will give satis- factory returns. The crops on the experimental farm aip very T saw the crops from Lethbridge to Calgary; winter wheat is all. cut; crops are good. The cutting of spring round and threaten wat r ir throwing the boy P-EACE RIVER PROSPEROUS .Edmonton, Aug. W. H: MINE MAY SOON OPEN grain is in progress and the yield is j Cushing, minister of public works, satisijictorv." HOD tonmch trotibln is bnt a symptom of, and not tsoH a truu diaeivsa. think of Dyspepsia, Mtburti, and Indigestion as real diseases, yet symptoms only of a certain SDeciflo else. j-lWis this fact that first correctly led Dr. Snoop crcHtion of that now very popular Stomach Snoop's Restorative. Goiritr direct ho stomach nerves, alone brought that success I favor to Dr. Snoop and his Restorative. With- original and hiRhly vital principle, no h kstinif accomplishments were ever to be hud. OtRtomach distress, bloatinjj, biliousness, bad tth and sallow complexion, try Dr. Shoop'i or see for your- what it can and will do. We and chwir- y-recommend )r. Shoop's lestorative Mechanical power- is fast taking the place of horse power in the West. This fact has. been recognized by the department and the director has au- thorized W. H. Fairfield to procure a traction engine for the experimen- tal Farm. The engine -will be run by gasoline, the reason being that_a licensed en- gineer is not necessary for as in the case of a steam engine. The farm will have a now separat- or this large one for tfekl work. The one at present owned at the farm i.s a small one for separat- ing the grain grown on the plots. A threshing outfit is at present at work on the farm. BUILDING PERMITS The following building permits have been taker, out during the past .few days: Western Canada Agency, ware, housft. Smith St., Wilhelmina B. White, dwelling, Ford St., Owen Delay, dwelling, Westmins- ter Road, S. M. Brook, dwelling and store, for Alberta returned to Edmonton lastjc. A. C. C. Co. mine opening up evening from a trip to the j S00n are very promising. James John, j River district. He was the first cab- i St0n who has been appointed general j inet minister to make thu 400 'mile j manager of the mine has with a renegade member of the Am- algamated Society of Engineers, had sailed for England, expecting better j success across the whore they j Frank, Aug. of the think the situation is little under- stood. However, a local striker is in pos- of information over the front of the load frightening ind causing them to run away. One wheel of the loaded wagon pased over the boy's chest, causing internal injuries and in addition breaking his left arm. Cardston, Aug. excitement was caused here today on account of the arrest of three prom_ inent citizens by the provincial au- thorities for selling intoxicating li- quors without a license. This traf- fic hag been going on for some time, and it was known that the provincial government .had been appealed to for aid in suppressing the evil, but the prompt and startling action of the attorney general's department came like a thunderbolt out of a clear sky, and the indications are that the good .work has just com. meneeu as we are assured that there will be a thorough house cleaning- throughout the wliole local ootion district. trip north. also Miller, mining engineer, recently Asked as to the purpose of his trip from Lille, France is on the ground. itf 1VQC''TT 1- _ .1 -s j.1. 1 rj. Mr. Cushing said: "My trip merely a tour of inspection to see what has really to be done in the matter of roads and bridges and to learn what the future needs of the country may be. I found tlTrec weeks too short a time to do this satisfac- torily and I would like to spend three weeks more. The settlers are very prosperous. I visited Peace Ri- ver Valley where A. Brick, member for that constituency lias a splendid farm. H. Gebo, head of the mine, left Sun- day night last for Billings, but is expected back shortly. About thirty-five men are working at present but as soon as orders can be procured a full staff of miners will be set to work. MT. Gebo states that he does not look for" a demand j the situation is understood in Eng- land as the men there have been warned to fight shy. The local strikers say that in the larger centres every inducement is being offered the men to return al- though a few days ago the company issuad an ultimation through the newspapers, stating "that not a man on strike would ever work for the for coal until after the presidential] election is over in the U. S., as peo- ple are too busy Black Watch Chewing Tobacco A new sensation. A real 3270 The big black plug. BODY NOT FOUND Frank, Aug. V. Lang and T. company again." The circulars also state that in the larger centres letters been, re- ceived by tho apprentices, imploring them to go back to work. The l ters are addressed "My dear Harry B. Martin who composed the party tho men's Christian names that went to Stavely as a hunting j------------------------ party with Ruben who is sup- posed to have been drowned, re- turned to Frank this morning not having In-en able to find the body. Thos. Burnett, one of the party re- mained and has a large number of men employed in searching for the body. Selkirk, Man., Aug. Row- ley, aged 12, was drowned in the Red NO APPOINTMENTS MADE Ottawa, Aug. COMMISSION ON PORK TO GO EAST Edmonton, Aug. G. Harri- son, secretary of the, Edmonton DISFIGURED FOR LIFE Toronto, Aug. Irwio, 11 years old, of Cam bray, Victoria coun- ty will be disfigured for life as the result of her left eye being shot out and her left ear partly shot, away by a gun in the hands of her cousin, Fred Chippel, whose home she was visiting at Fairbank. The boy did not know the gun was load- ed. SENSATION AT HAMILTON Hamilton, 28. Constable Barron was shot near the home of J. Bidwell Mills in 1903 and the police have maintained that it Board of Trade, and a member of i was the work of burglars. Mills the- Pork Commission, stated to the Bulk'tin that thf: Pork Commission will leave for the east on September 3, arid will be in Winnipeg on Sep. lengthy meeting of was the Cabinet tember there the commis- sioners will proceed to Ontario and visit the packing plants at Colling, wod, Harriston, Ingcrsolland Toron- to. The return to Winnipeg will be made by way of Chicago, where an a inspection will be made of the fam. to.; ous "Packingtown." Mr. Bower, of caused a sensation today by announc- ing that unless the police took im- mediate action in the case he would j lay information against a suspect, who, he intimates is a man of prom, inence. day at which a large, amount of bus. iness was transacted, though none of the ponding appoimumets for the civ- il service commission, the railway commission or the governorships of Ontario or Quebec were put through. This was due to the fact that there Red Deer, will Mr. Harri- son frcm Edmonton over the C. N. R. to Winnipeg, where they will rrieut Mr. Wallace, chairman of the commission. Mr. Harrison thinks the commis- sion will return in three weeks' FALL TERM Opens Aug. 31st, in all departments of the G-ar- butt Business College, Cal- gary. Our prospectus ex- plains our superiority in equipment, staff, methods and results. Send for it today to the Principal, F, G. Garbutt. ;