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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALTA. SATURDAY, E PT C B, 1108 >ivt BANK OF CANADA A Parsers'Bak With 133 in 90 in the the Uaioo Bank exceptional facilities for handling the of Cattlemen, Grain tad Retail well of and Wholesale Houses whose extend throughout the country, Negotiable paper handled on the most favorable terns. Interest paid quarterly on Accounts, BRANCH: J. R. MIRACLE IN WHEAT When the United States.paid ty millions for the Territory of Al- aska, it was to the fur the purchaser looked for a the invest- ment. When gold.began to pour, in from that great country invest- ment was oi'onounceti good. But not in gold1 alone' was Alaska destined tstJ in asNiinte (By Oscar F. C. Day, in the Satur-day Evening I'ost Having tasted the grain wheat, Mr. Adams saved his to try as spring wheat, an 1 it did better than iu Idaho, labauia raised wheat from .it wven-eifhtha of ao loch broad rowing As a test, Mr. Adams sen ingle of the wheat to other arts of ihc country where he had nen ho could trust to plant and as- ertam the result. Reports are just oming to him, and he finds that in ithor states .Alaska wheat docs >etter than on its home soil. In Alabama a head was planted Decem- ber 31, was up .January 30, waist- high April 1, with leaves seven- eighths of an inch broad, and July was harvested. It showed to be iiard wheat' of a Tnse" quality, aliil one head yielded the same as the first head planted in Idaho. Under ordinary soil the new wheat will yield two hundred busliels to the acre, under extra con- ditions above that. What will be the outcome? Had lill America had Alaska wheat to seed1 this thc American crop alone would -'have been five billion bushels. Doe? that menu a revolution in the wheat industry? Will the food of the poor become so cheap that there will be no famines? Or will Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points AeSOlUTQf PUAE GARDBTC IN INDIA Daify Herald Market Place Whei you hive to Mil or to rest place it ii this colurai. If you Vr use this 25c one i i insertions for ssytfcicj; in 1906 he planted the whole seve pounds. Sturdily it grew, and when' farm property rise in value with the it was lutrvested he weighed in pounds. His Alaska had capacjty for the .yield. All this is RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, OLEAK COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DE- LICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yetT IT IS Ram Tea is sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENT LEY CO. LTD. WANTED Furnished rooms with stove or fur- nished house, liox H., Herald Of. ficr-. 22X.4 WANTED General serviut, lour miles from town. Apply iiox 542, WANTED Work wanted, by man and wife, no children, on farm, ranch or in town. ,J. Dufferin St., Leth. bridge.' 221.5 SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REQ uLATiOHa Coal mining righvs of the Dommioa iu Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Territories and British Colunroia, ciay be leafed for a terra twenty-one years at AQ annual rental of fl an acre. Kofc more than acres will be leaned to one applicant. Application ior a lease to made to the Agent or Bub-lfent ol the district in which the righU ap- plied for are situated. lu surveyed territory the inuet be described by sections, or al subdivisions of-sections, and ut territory the tract appli en the world's record for wKent yield! to repay those early statesmen for 'More than two hundred and twcnty- their real estate .Years after the yellow metal, was discover- ed, there came an aged farmer to -two bushels to the- acre was the ra- tio of yield, ami that without any social 'petting or manipulation: With that fur northland, and took b'ack'tojtha world's average yield bush- the States tho basis for wealth to'his els to the and a fair yield for country by the side of which the gold from the hills and icy river beds should pale into significance. It was, in 1903 that Abraham Ad- ams, a native of Kentucky, who had gone 'with the "star of Enpire" to "the great "CVest to. farm It, was taken with a desire to try his fortunes in, Alaska. Leaving his ranch he made a trip to the land of promise and of gold, but nothing came of his at- tempts at discovery. Turning his at- tention then to exploring, he drifted j conjecture, but these things are tain: The wheat Alaska, has given us will withstand hail if not too heavy. "It will withstand frost. _ It grows Uard whimt from fall sow- exceptional land of twenty bushels, here was the. prospect of a miracle; a revolution in the wheat industry world. But still there was something that might dash every hope of a wheat miracle. Was this Alaska wheat of good quality? Would it make good bread? With this last idea Jn mind, the experimenting .farmer carried a small quantity of his wheat to the Idaho exjMJrimental station at Moscow. He knew ho had a wheat that yielded ing. Itryickis up to 222 bushels to the Notice to Creditors Notice is hereby; given that Hpnry Johnston Lethbridge in the t1i i Province of Alberta, .merchant, lias WANTED savant. Apply Mrs. J. R. Anderson; Union Bank. 224.6 In exchange for on Re. WANTED Wanted for Maple Creek, Sask., au hott-1 porter, ilust be of good address. Permanent position to right man.. Apply with ea along the coast of eastern Alaska, past any belief He had something marvellous .in. a wheat that yielded equally as well planted' winter or spring. Did lie have good wheat? The chemists and experts at.the sta- tion tested it and pronounced it a where the Japan current near the shore and' 'makes' of the land from coast to mountain eternal spring. Many miles. he explored, investigat- ing the possibilities of that country for future farming and grazing pre- paring himself for a report to the j farmers, of his community. He found many beautiful bays, splendid beaches, sweeps of timber, and meadows heavy with juicy es. Here and there were traces of gold, but nothing of promising .quan- tity, and then he chanced upon a surprising discovery. Lodged in a nook under protecting rock, sheltered from the winds, was a -little, familiar acre. It will grade up io No. I hard. It will turn, the vast areas of Mis- souri.'and the South and in the far West into hard wheat areas. And, hist'and best of all, it will bring back wheat raising to the worn out farms of the East where, with wheat yields of two hundred bushels to the acre, farmers aflford tj .use manure and chemicals, and make a profit. Jf all America coulc1. with the new wheat it ul at only fifty cents a bushel, near ly two and a half billions of dollars to the wealth of the farmers every made an assignment "of his estate and gina_Prince Albert branch of Csi j between 4 and 5 p.m. to Fred W effects to tbe undersigned under The Kof_ R -n live lown o{ 700 Hotel Coaldale, City. 224.0 Assignments Act and; a meeting of the creditors of the insolvent Is here- Orod schools, churches and by called io be held at tbe offices of j well settled. Will take stock for. part the Trusts Guararitee Company, or fun payment. For particulars, iri the Province good quality oE hard wheat. 1-Lu-d wheat! That was' sufficient. But LABOR DAY CELEBRATION Editor Herald: Dear Sir: Through an error on my Adams knew he imisfhovu patiem-e part, the Miners and Brewery workers for another yean jwere not included in the unions tak- the fall of 1906 the 1545 pounds ing part in Monday's parade. I shall were planted nufields by the side of be much obliged if you will, kindly the famous Blue Stem and Club wheat! publish tins fact. I would also be section. glad if through the medium of your their comparative 'growth'Mr. Adams picked on the samu heads valuable paper you would allow me to ask all in possession of flags, bunting, Limited at Calgary iri; the Province of Alberta, on 15th day of September, at- the hour of 3 o'clock in the. afternoon for the appointment of; inspectors and the giving of instructions with respect to tbe disposal of his. assets. Every creditor claiming to be entitled to rant; on the estate is required to send post- paid to the undersigned on or before the thirtieth day of.; September, 1908, particulars of his claim by affidavit and such .vouchers as the case admits of and whether he holds any" security for his claim or any part thereof j and to specify the value of such security, if any, in accordance with said Act. And notice is hereby given that after the said 30th of September, 1903, the undersigned r will proceed to distribute the estate of the insolv- ent under the said having regacc FORD TYLER, Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge Also agent for Wells Land tle Co., Ltd., dealers in raw and iiu proved land. Will be pleased to shc'v interested parties over acre farm, 20- miles south of Lethbridge. Harvesting now in full [and ior sale in vicinity. of Club .wheat and green heads of his e'tc., to fly the same on Labor Day Alaska wheat, the latter-so many j and Ahua further demonstrate, to the workers-the great interest taken" in Labor Day by the citizens of Le'th- patch. Interested at once, he Invest! times than thc ordinary, wheat i wh hardl tho Club wheat seemed hardly ong the thick stems for some heads, hut the wild game had been before him and he was just about to give The fanner was jubilant. was not fit to harvest. The farmer, discouraged, went out gated and found that here a patch of wheat was growing, far from any HvJ 'Started. ing human that could have took a.hand, and a-hail- it..'1 On hands and' knees he pulled' storm of the worst kind came, beat- away the matted straws. Yes, it] in'B; ;down the ordinary wheat until it r _ was certainly i wheat that was just ripening. The explorer sought am- Lridge. FOR SALE Contents of a boarding and room- ing house in first class location for a restaurant or Laundry. Reason for selling, other business to attend to. Apply W. L. Wilson, cor. Glyn and for shall be staked out. lue'a application must be accom- pituk-d by a fee of which will refunded if the rights applied for are uot available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the-mer- chantable output of the aiine rate of five cents per ton. Every hsaee of coal mining which are L.ot being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will jiiclude the coal mining rights'only, but tbe lesee maj be permitted- to purchase whalevel available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working oi the mine at the rate of an acre. Ford. 224-6 FOR SALE S.da water fountain and complete outfit, including necessary goods for immediate business. E. Sage. 222.0 For full information application ircwld be made to the Secretary oi tht Department of the Interior, Ofc awa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ol JumiuioD Lands. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ol Lhie advertisement will not be paid or. WANTED By first class Chinese cook, cook- ing or housework. Apply Quong Lung at Chow, Sam's. 224-G WANTED Good Democrat, barn and milcli cow. P., Herald. 225-G FOR SALE "Key known as the besl stock farm in Alberta, containing acres over and above leases For particulars, apply the owner. T G. Wilson, Key Ranch, Livingstone Alberta. only to the claims of which it shall then have notice. Limited. Yours Fraternally, S. W. TUCKWELL, Sec., 224-226 Dated at Calgary this 2nd day of j September, 1906. The Trusts and Guarantee Company, (Alberta Branch) Assignee. A. G. Ross, Manager. LAND FOR SALE OWJ3ER is anxious to sell 1-2 sec- tion of land about twelve miles east of city, three miles from railroad and elevator, one mile from canal. You TO LflT Comfortable furnished front bed room in new cottage. Apply Robt. H Robertson, on Crabb St., west side between Courtland St. and Londo 222.0 cannot do better in this country. A bargain. Inquire, R. Hand, Hotel Windsor. 226-6 to his Alaska wheat fields and saw that the sturdy _ stems had partly withstood the stonris, and he finally up, when he discovered one head of harvested pounds of seed. wheat almost intact. A gi- gantic head it was! Fully four in- ches long with its rough bearding, and broftd in proportion. Packing the head carefully away, the old.'man brought it back with him to his ranch at Juliaetta, Ida- ho.i Not a word did he say to his neighbors of his find. Whether it was wild wheat or not he could not .say. Perhaps some wild bird had filled its crop-with the brains of an unknown region, where it grew native, and coining to Alaska deposited thc seed in a fertile spot. And yet it was only curiosity that moved Abraham Adams. He never dreamed of his find being of any value except as an experiment for his own pleasure. In the fall of 1904 ilr. Adams planted his head of Alaska wheat on high and all-too-jlry Natur- al soil of Idaho. i It grew rapidly when, the spring opened its founts. Taber Tenders Now was the time to make his fin- al test. He had enough for a test from winter grown. Taking this to the experimental station, he soon.re- ceived a report which made him the first time sure that he had some thing to the public. The station chemist wrote: "The kernels from the fall.sown Taber, Sept. health for the month of August shows the 'following deathsTcliptherm 1, scarlet fever 3, stomach complaint 1, typhoid pneumonia'1. Total, males 4. females 3. The'town' at present is entirely free [rom con- tagion. The Board of Health strong ly advocated the dry earth closet sys tern and feels assured that if such a svstem were universally FOR SALE cash will handle good house in North Ward. Tilley. Price Skeith 225-2 TENDERS will be received by the undersigned until Wednesday G p. m. for the erection in North Ward of a duplicate of the Courtland St. school. A marked cheque of 10 per cent, of contract price must, accompany _ each FOR SALE "'Pure bred spaniel pups. Apph Box 386, or German's Shoe Store. 25-G FOR SALE FarTn implements, plows, binders, SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU-- LATIONS Any even numbered section ol Do- minion lauds ic Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and TO RENT 2G' not reserved' may 'be -homestead- i cd by any person who is the sole head A seven roomed house, modern uu UJ a 1Q conveniences. Applv M. a family or any male over 18 year, Ashmead St. .225-6 TO RENT suction of 160 acres or less. ion for en try must be made n person -jjy applicant at a Do- Room for four at Adam's Boarding Liuion Land3 Agency or Sub-Agency House; also meals, 25c. proposal. The lowest or any tender' wagons, eac. Apply G. E. Hemehyk, not necessarily accepted. Plans and specifications" may be the district in which the land is (situate. Entry by proxy may, how TO RENT ever be made at an Agency, on certain A furnished room, suitable for two conditions by the fathor, mother, con, gentlemen. Apply Box ;K., Herald daughter, brother or sister of an in- Oflicf. 203-01 tending homesteader. Tbe homesteader is required to per- -rrk DCWT i form the homestead under one I U ritn 1 Warehouse and office on Smith the Blowing plans: Apply The H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. seen at my wheat were plump and sound and throughout the e for office. F. doubtless will grade No. 1. Judg- ing .from the chemical and physical condition of this sample, it will pro- bably Jake rank with the best grado of Blue Stem for flour. "The sample grown from spring- wheat showed by .chemical analysis a somewhat higher protein convent (this -being an indication of its pro- bable strength.for bread-making pur poses.) I am toNtlank that the wheat that you have is the equal, if not the superior, oj our Blue Stem for flour-maki'ng purposes. 226-2 ROLFSQN, Architect. Coaldale. 22G-3 contagion would be the result. This subject" will most likely l-el presented to the council in the STRINGENT REGULATIONS future'for their Mr. Cornelius Honglin of BurdeU LOST On Monday, parcel containing la- dy's pleated white skirt, also silk Ottawa, Sept. a result of re- cent disastrous fins -in "British Co- is in town today strictly OH iwsi lumbia more str5ngont regulations rc- ooss. "As there is really no sal; lor lRting to minitlgi which affect lands lands at said Mr. Honglin, "I have opened up two near the track and am here- to take back with me four miners to_ work and in the summer he had seven 1 should like to make a milt test That was startling. tell a. farmer of it. tho same. We _ return 'on this morn- g's local." R. W. Wagner, proprietor of the within the limits of timber berths have been made. Timbers to be burn- ed must be placed in heaps and a cleared around them to the ex- tent of twenty feet at least. Mining camps will bo. waist. Reward on the Herald Office. their return to 226-1 6 TO LET Furnished room to let, lady or gen- tlcman. Apply Box H, Herald Of. six months' residence upon and 'cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader tnay, if he RO desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on fice. 224.0 solfily uol Waitress restaurant. WANTED wanted. Apply Round St. Oxford ROOMING HOUSE Furnished and unfurnished rooms. Apply John Oantin, Hill Block, Dufferin St. 205.0 TO LET Lurgr furnished rooms in now Apply G. A. Stevens, on Crnbb St. between Courtland St. and London Road. 226-2 pounds of wheat from this one head.! whenever you can 'send me a suflVctcnl .Burdett Hotel, sfK-nt a few hours, in lie hardly dared quantity for that purpose. Tie examined thc These are the facts about'tho wett- kernel. Four times as Inrge as ordiri, ary wheat, and in of the homely brownish grey of wheat of prettiest cream col- or without a dark spot. Seven pounds of wheat from one head, and thje finest looking wheat mortal had ever seen! Abraham Adams began to dream! dcrful which the world will soon'be talking." Farmers do not be- lieve it; wheat speculators do not believe it; but those who -have tra- velled to see it do believe it. 3 Adams has had his fields surveyed and has absolute proof of yiclc! from each field. He has tried his wheat in other lands and ia somo aber Tie states that ess generally is improving, also he average wheat crop will be fair. Mr. F. Smiley of Minneapolis, j ith a party of 45 land buyers on a rivatc car'from' the State of Illinois Thii it the Store to buy HOUSE FURNISHINGS A selection is easily made from a stock BO complete and clean. You will find that our are unmatched. Another car in finest of Upholstered Fur- niture that we have ever bad in. All kinds of Parlor Sets, Lounges and Easy Chairs, etc., etc. The Turpin Furniture Co. COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHE1S and Missouri, arrived in. Taber his afternoon on the local at 4.30. They were received by Mr. H. F. An-1 able, real estate agent, who led hem to the Taber Hotel where they were properly cared for by John Carroll. This afternoon our distin- guished guests will visit in n body the famous Can ads West Coal Cn.'s mine. Tomorrow (Saturday) every con- veyance in town has been procured by II. F. Annable for the special pur pose of our mines, our farms, and tho lay of the country generally. The Hlberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET ROOMS AND BOARD Rooms and board for 2 or 3 gentle. gentlemen. Apply house, Barnes Ward. 218.0 GOT SEVEN YEARS Peterboro, Ont., Sept. as- saulting and robbing an Asyrian ped- dler a few days ago, James Bald- win wjis sentenced to seven years for assault and two for robbery. L. M. JOMNtTOME and Solicitor Office adjoining Union Bank lots North of tie Railrori aid Wesi of Westminster SI FROM If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming and owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered foi by him in tbe -no.inity, such homesteader miy perform bis own residence chities by living with ihe father (or C4) Tbe term "vicinity" in the two prcceedine paragraphs .is defined M meaning move than nine miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. homesteader intending to ably reworded. ald Office. (5) A perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living with parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify tbe Agent for the district of such intention.- Six months' notice in writing mnat LOST gjvc.n to the Commissioner ol Do- One brown gelding, branded- lazy at Ottawa, of intention on right hip, banged tail, on' fort-head. Suitable reward will br for his return to J. at A. Macdonnld Co.'sJ 225-O' O TH A C V 1 One-thin! cash, one-third fi -months. balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum literti Riitaf ntf (Liri ALBERTA SHORTHAND SCHOOL Try a Four Months Course at the "Alberta Shorthand and Typewriting! 51-52 McDougall Block, Cal- gary, and see thc Terms un- usually mod2rate. Fall term opens to apply for patent. W. W. CORI, Deputy of the Minister of Interior. publication ol this advertisement will not be paid for. August 3Jst. students. tecured fo: 202.26 JUti. SCAVENGING Any person desiring a scavenger certificai? waggon or closet? cleaned can have same leaving orders with E. P. c-o I'olice Station. 74-0 210-0 TKACMER WANTED Teacher wanted (female) for New- lands School District No. 1145, duties to commence on Sept.. 1st next and to continue .0 the end of term. Apply -Jfl-tirnt experience, what ma salary expected. CAWDRON, Box Lethbridge. We Guarantee L FINE HALF SECTION NEAR TABER. ToSaveYou Mrmw ONLY PER ACRE See Ott Block Lethbridge ;