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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 6, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta E'MPSON & rJUCHANAN Publishers F K. SIMPSON W. A. Bl'OKAN'AS SCBSCWPTtOM: n Advance  Si.BO  year O tierwlae  92.00 a y�ar ADVERTISING: Pet Month  91.00 Par Inch POULTIY FATTENING STATION. The proposition la now before the poultry men of this section to establish a poultry rattening station hero. A meeting to consider tho matter is to l� held on Saturday evening and it �s to bo hoped the poultry men will take hold of the project enthusiastically. The U�th -'bridge district should become noted for poultry raising. There is money In the sale of fowl, as well as eggs, and Ihoro is n big field to supply with these products. Let Lcthbridgc forge to the front and become the recognized poultry raising centre of the west. We have an ideal climate for poultry. * market all about us. in fact, alt the conditions that will make this class of business pay. The plan of operation and venditions upon which the poultry fattening stations will be operated are us follows: t. The poultry must be delivered alive and free of charge at the fattening stations at such times as may tw required by the department of agriculture. 2. Only spring chickens will be accepted unless arrangements have lieVn made for fowl. 3. All chickons must weigh at least III to 4 pounds each. 4. In no case will cock birds, crippled, deformed, sick or diseased birds be accepted, and the opcr  utor in charge of a fattening station may refuse to accept any birds which in his opinion, are unsuitable for fattening purposes. f>. The ci op of all birds must be empty when received at the station and before being weighed. (This is most easily attained by cooping the Idrds the evening previous to deli wry.) (V All birds will be weighed alive on delivery at the station and the seller given credit for the total weight. 7. The department of agriculture will pay in advance eight rents pot |k>uml live weight for chicken, and nix cents for fowl upon receipt � f nn advice from the operator of the fattening station. 8. The department of agriculture ugroos to .provide suitable accommodation and efficient management lor such co-o|ierative |H>ultry fattening stations as may )� established nml to properly crate and fatten thu binds accepted from patrons, and to market the same to the best advantage. U. The department of agriculture agrees to keep an account of all revenue received from the sale of poultry and after deducting the amount of the original advance, ami the actual cost of fattening and mark-ling to return tho balance at the close of the season to the patrons in proportion to tho weight of poultry received from each. cratlc but it worships dear old royalty all I he same. The post office department ought ] to put a ban on some of the stuff that appears In the society columns of our newspapers, l^owrey's Claim* had to go out of business because it was nasty, hut we question If his talk was much worse than some of tho silly stuff one sees dished up for the ladles to read. Tho Toro.tto Saturday Night is a well-vdlted paper, except in Its Society Columns. In these It gives oeea-iioii for a visit of the censor ns we believe the following piece of twaddle will prove: "A splendid little chap, hugging a white plush liear (one of the latest toys In bahyland), attracted atten -tlon on Tuesday from the crowds going in and out of thr King Rd-wnrd. He was Master Forsee of HI IamiIs. grandson of Mr. and Mrs Chas. Held, who was Celebrating his third birthday with great eclat.' The poor little kid. Imagine how conceited he must have felt, as he stood in the corridors of the King Edward with the crowds rushing out of cafe find dining rooms In gape at the "splendid little chap." If the newspaper accounts are to be depended upon, Calgary Rave Itarl 0 ivy a very frosty reception. Prolstbly that city blames the governor general for the poor show it tirade in the census. The City Council Is to lw eom -mended tor making n grant to the band. The concerts on the squai'3 will he a dolightful entertainment fot the citizens each week, too. t GOSSIP)* �  ON THE SIDE  ' 1 Titlkr EMTOHAL NfTEL Another flour mill is talking of locating here. We told you so. Once Ior Day celebration c no would linngino another political election was on. A Hamilton man died at Mitiln-cognashene. Probably his death was brought about in attempting to pronounce the name of that place. Americun newspapers have gone crazy over this paragraph, which came over the wires from Europe: "King Edward of England travelled to. Karlsbad by automobile yesterday, whoro he lunched with M Townsend of Chicago." They look upon 11 us unother grout viotory for an American woman. To think that -ttngland's King would automobile a few. miles to dine with an American lady, swells their heads so badly that they have to load up column after column of their papers with a description of the King's trip, the luncheon, etc. The Unltod States likes to feel it is very demo- Saskntrhewan went ens! for a t>p-ul> Attorney General and the selection of Frank Ford of Toronto, could not lie improved upon. He know Mr. Ford nnd in Ontario his reputation as a lawyer is of a high character. He has l>een in touch with public affairs Indirectly, for years. For *ov-eral years lie was the confidential secretary of the late P'Alton McCarthy and later lie was private secretory to the late Premier tlurdy of Ontario. Then he �became solicitor to the Ontario treasury, resigning to practice law with a leading Toronto firm. Mr. Ford will bring to his new position in Saskatchewan wide acquaintance with law and will lie sure to give that province good service. Alberta celebrated its first birth -day last Saturday. This province is a lively nnd progressive youngster nnd the time is fast approaching 1 when it will have most, of the older provinces l-eaten in wealth and population. Its destinies are guided by a wise ami a progressive gov  eminent ami the next few years will see wonderful development in Al  bertu. The trip, which the llernld has fro-qiH-ntly urged, sltotilit lie mode to the west by the mciiitter� of the Sen. ate nml House of Commons, is likely to be accomplished. A motion will be- made at the next session of parliament in favor of such action and it is ulmost certain to l.e adapted. Our Legislators at Ottawa are painfully ignorant of the .went and u visit out here will enable them to deal more intelligently with tfce affairs of this part of the Dominion. Senator MrMullen. a Liher.U Senator with a nurrow vision, complains that Ontnrio newspaper* nre to blame for the great exodus from Ontnrio to the West, because they keep talking about tho west all the time. Now, the Senator wouldn't object to talk about Wellington county, Ontario, all the time, oven if it might cans.' the depopulation of bordering counties. The Senator will find out. that a good thing always attracts |tcoph> und that is the tus> In the vest. People rome out here because there are tiettcr opportun -ities to make money than In Ontario. The son of an Ontario far-iner can't get a farm of his own in Ontario unless he pays a big price, but he ran come west and pick up a half section of as fertile land as is to he found in tho world, for a mere pittance as compared with Eastern prices. Don't worry Senator McMul-len. tho growth of tho West isn't hurling Ontario. Tho wholesaio houses and manufacturers would haw l�oen out of business long ago if it hadn't boor, for tho great growth of Western Cwnadu. Tnber is growing. F.very time 1 visit the mining town-and 1 shouldn't call it a mining community because 1 saw around the town some exceedingly fine crops. t ant Impressed with the really wonderful development of this place, whirh three years ago was only inhabited by gophers nnd Jack rabbits. New buildings are arising everywhere the eye turns. The mines nre all busy i.nd the people nre confident the r.ew owners of the Tnber mine will push things along nt a lively clip. They tell me down there that the new manager ex|>ects to turn out 2.000 tons a day In a year's time, as well FIRb FIGHTING TIPS * -.......- Gathered by Chief Humphries at , Cilery Convention. Chief Humphries nnd ilesse Walker have returned from the Fire Chief's Convention at Calgary. Prominent lire chiefs from all over the Western States and Western Canada were present nnd most helpful papers were rend. The Herald asked Chief Humph -ries to give the impressions he received which should be helpful to Lethhrldge. Mr. Humphries said a discussion took place on combination trucks ami hose wagons, that is a combined chemical nml I ruck or combined hose wagon and chemical, but opinion was divided. Preference was a-gainst combined wagon where there wns no pavement nnd long runs, like tiPlhhridgp. WATER MAINS AND IIV tilt A NTS. All hydrants to bu*placed under direction of fire department. They should tie nt inched to mains of not less than six Inches in diameter. Hydrants should be placed not Inr-ther than 2.*i0 feet apart as d inch pipe can bo laid for the same cost us the cost of best inch lose, while tho life of hose is not more as employ many more hundred hands | l|mn (pn nm, (|m, of p|(W ,(| If this comes true, the boom at Tuber will not cense. And Still Another Flour Mill Coming-Better Get | Some Real Estate 0 roomed new liouso, H lots, Ponl street................................................ $2000 fi mom ml house bam etc. 3 lots, Ford street............................................$2700 12 roomed house, bnrn.eto, 4 lots, Ford street......................................... .$4000 7 roomed house, bam, etc, SI lots, Fowl street............................*".;.......$3000 Double house nnd lot,Kedpath street..................................................$2500 i\ roomed brick house, 2 lots, Redpath street........................................... $2000 Brick house, Bhnck and it lots, Kedpath West..........................................$2500 10 roomed frame house, 2 lots, Bom pas street...........................................$2800 (5 roomed new brick house, 2 lots, Bom pas street........................................$3500 0 roomed new frame house, 2 lots, Bompas street.......................................$1700 0 roomed frame house, 4 lots, Bompas street...........................................$1000 4 roomed house, Argyte avenue...................... ..................................$1100 G roomed frame house 2^ lots, Argyll) avenue...........................................$2100 � 6 roomed new frame house, 10 lots, Bartlett street...................................... $2500 ' 5 roomed brick house. 2 lots, Court land st.............................................. $1100 1 7 roomed brick house, 4 lots, Round st.................................................$3000 (> roomed new frame house, 2 lots, Round st.............................................$2:500 11 roomed new frame house, 2 lots, Round st............................................$3000 f 7 roomed house, burn and one half acre lot, Uurdett st................................... $3000 CALL AND GET PARTICULARS The depot at Tabcr looks well. It is not completed yet. but Its irvh -itcctural design and arrangement makes it a neat and commodi-ms building. ! mains *i0 years. All hydrants should | Ik- drained into sewer, thus making.] I them ffost proof. In this discussion the question of the superiority of � wooden or iron pi|�e was hroujht | tip. It. was generally conceded that! where the soil consists of a he ivy i 'clay, as in l.ethlirldgv. that wooden j, Alex. CampbenTis going to �n,ve!l,|l,� ,nmU' of H,,lVM- *h" ,""t ri"1 j bark Into his old store, as soon as ' heing (lawless, is sti|ierior to iron the Eastern Township's Itnnk moves1 tho iu0R tH'in� thi" I'"*' j into the brick block now being erect- i ,f walersoaked and Iwing her- ] cd bv W. W. Douglns. Mr. Campbell j "tftienlly sealed by the heavy m>I|. vxpect* his wife and family out In i,lU ,l,r is ,l,,,s k,,l'1 �� �"*' thus three week's time. � 11 ,,nH ,M>'" k,mwn to be in |�erfeel ! slate of preservation in some of the; The C. B. Bowman Agency LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA ******4 | (uid you ever try a twenty mile rule in the saddle, after having sat ' �n this question there, was no ; on cushions or olUce chairs most of i doubt that such was not the cast' your life. Well if you did. you can j,"" il was the consensus of opin...>n sympathize and understand that even i that the liest way to handle the de-i ALBERTA REALTY COMPANY (OFFICKS IN SOUTHARD BLOCK, LETHBRUX! K) j| List your lands with us. We can show you that we are selling. II you want to buy. see us. H Our patrons deal over and over with us, which is evideuce of fair dealing. Try us as buyers and -------------seller* on------- Lands. City Property and Live Stock We will make a specialty of live stock. List anything you have with us, even if but one animal. Will give same attention to small deals as we would to largo ones. >li^o^o^oj3;oToTo.n;o:o;n;o:oIn\i cushions are not comfortable when >ou sit down after so long a i'de My memories of a saddle now are that It ii. a rugged rock, nhich to sit upon is to sutler all kinds of torment. They told me after the first day's Journey that I would be slid but the next day the riding would not tie nearly so pain creating. Uut the "next" day hasn't arrived and 1 am still lam*', disjointed, swollen and sore. Hut withal these puins. V cool head, quick porsumiition, Hie respect and confidence of his men who win implicitly trust his uidg-mem at all times, and nbovo alt, a man who has the confidence of his City Council nnd his committee, who should givo him supreme control ever all things pertutning to his de, partment. In exhibit J consider the ,,'ukjIWio fire engine shown by the VVuterous Engine Works to bv the ideal engine for small towns and villains, it pumps at ISO pounds pressure in 1) seconds, throwing two streams through t inch mizzles. 00 feut, high, it is certaluty efficient for (Ire fighting la the smaller places. Ccthbridae iron morte Co. Ltd. Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Columns, Sashweights MILL AND MINE SUPPLIES TRACTION ENGINE REPAIRS | Valves Pipe Bar Iron Babbit Metal Miner*' Tools I BOILER REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS COMPETENT BOILERMAKER SENT OUT WHEN REQUIRED 1 j-^;o"n-o'o"o'n"n'o-oToyro^n'rrrri 'i TrTo STYLES OF STAND PII'ES FIRE ESCAPES. AND In Arc escapes a balcony on each flat with ladder descending to within a feet of ground. It was unanimously planned that the Chief of each department should urge tho Council to nuiko a by-law compelling all llioso huildinK three stories or higher to have a three inch standpipe on ix-terior of building with u connection for hose nt each flat, said standpipe. to run along side of tiro escapo so that, men could niako hone connect ions with same from escapo b�l -conies. Essentials of good bread are just three-common sense, a good oven and Purity Flour. Produced entirely from the choicest Western Canada Hard Wheat. That's why Purity Flour makes most delicious bread with least trouble. Sold Cv�ryfvh�r� In Tb� Orvat Uomlalsn WltTKNN CAM AO* FLOOH MILLS GO , limit.* Mill, at WinnlMSi Oodarion and Brandon MODERN FIRE APPARATUS. On this subject it was deplored that whilst great strides had tuwn jjnudo during the last 10 yours in almost every other brunch, /veil us wireless telegraphy, etc., still there had been no advancement worth mentioning in Aro fighting upplUn-ces. Tho appliances in use at tho present iim0 Bro not modern. PRAISE FOR WESLEY CTIl'RCH. Thu following letter from the t�-out ilnancial district meeting it the officials of Wesley church aill spea-k for Itself. Mucleod, Alta., Aug. SO. To the Quurterly Oftlciul Hoard of the lAithbrldgii Methodist Church: Dear Itrothren,-We, tho members of the Medicine. Uut District ai-semtiled in Financial District, meeting nt Macleod. ilesiro to express to you mid through you to tho mem-lieik o( the 'congregation you repro-went. our most hearty appreciation of tho splendid way in which you have taken hold af the problems of our work in I-ethbridge, ami -especially, (hat, under tho guidanco of your energetic pastor, Ttev. .1. E. Ilughson, you have not only erected and dedicated a uuigniAcent edifice to the worship of our flod, but luuv also thus early determined to undertake the responsibilities of a �>"lf-Hiipporting field. We trust thut -.our commendable effort will lie entirely successful and that nil your work in Ills immo will make u1>uud:uit progresH in tlm coming days. Signed on behah' of the District Meeting, .1. M. HARRISON-, Chairman. Henri Laurier, brother of Premier Laurior, is dead. ;