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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Letlihrklge, Alberta. Thursday, September Number 232 ROOSEVELT WALKED ON CARPET OF ROSES IRemarkable Demonstra- tion .for Progressive Leader at Port- rt land, Ore. I'oitlaml, Ore Sept a car- pet of roses, Col. Hoosevclt entered "City of Rises'' with a rose in buttonhole and in his hand and at iliis elbow a girl who carried a inar- ;ct basket fllleil with more' n iViicn he left Portland last night af- j-ter ;a hard day's campaign hem lie 'ouml that his private car had nt'en into a bower of roses. fAs his train pulled out the Colonel j.vas pelted with a sliowcr of 1 i sotiis as he stood on the platForm uml a good-bye. Col. Roosevelt made five speeches iveslerdav- He denounced the five Oregon delegates to the republican national 'convention' who voted to seat the delegates who lie JecUir- ed were fraudulently elected and ct- lackcd as a Judas, Thomas Alci'us- Kci, was Senator Lafollettc's manager in Oregon during tlie prim- .in campaign last spring and is re- publican nominee for congress Iron? Portland. Ho appealed to the people of Oregon to stand by the progressive pirU on tilt ground that it alone represented them It was said that roses were in the flowery carpet which stretched from the Colonel's car to his auto- mobile and it is estimated that they would have cost in Oyster The crowds cheered, sang, and ivav- r.d bandanas, some of the men wore bandanas -wrapped ahout thnir s like cocked hats. A great deal of jioi.se was made with song which washalf cheering ami half singing.. It- ran "R-yip, our Teddy is here today, ft-vipi. our Teddy, hooray." The progressive leader was inter- rupted hv crowds to-.his and he finally had to hold a reception. From Portland, Col. Roosevelt started last night for the eastern '-part ot the state. EXPRESSED HERSELF TO MR, CHURCHILL Dundee, Sept. A Huffra- gfctte, named Clunas, went to the post office here yester- day with a card afflxod to her- self addressed to the d-eiico where Winston Church- ill, the First Lord of Ad- mirahy, is( stopping. 'She re- quested the' postal authorities to deliver her 'by express in accordance with the regula- tions of the post office. The officials were obliged to com- ply, and took the- "human par- cel" to its destination. Mr. Churchill wag absent when the parcel arrived, and his seere- tary refused to accept, the wp- man, who withdrew much chagrined. OVERCOME BY GAS IN A WELL Sad Fate of Young Home- steader East of Coutts A very sad fatality occurred on the farm, of Mr, Sa.tter.lee, east of Coutt early this week. ISarl Brewster, a neighboring homesteader, went down in a well to make some repairs, and when about thirty feet down was ov- ercome by gas and fell tliu.remainder of the distance, some 80 feet, and lost his life. An inquest was bold by Dr. Anderson, coroner from Milk River. The unfortunate young man was about 27 years of age and came to Alberta from Princeton, Minnesota. His remains were interred in the cemetery at. Warned ALFALFA GROWERS TO FORM AN ASSOCIATION BENNETT AND BUY 'HATv AITKEN PROPERTY Medicine Hat, Sepi. raugements were concluded yesterday afternoon, for the sale to Sir Max Aitken and K. B: Bennett, of tlie Toronto street school property. Cor the sura of At Preliminary .Meeting I 56 Shares of Stock Were Subscribed MR: GREEN IS NOT ALARMED CANADIAN WHEAT WILL GO BY PANAMA CANAL ROUTE QUITE SAFELY Shipping grain over the Panama route Is obviously causing just little bit of anxiety in the minds of certain factions, if one may "oe allow- ed to judg-e from 'the report which, it is alleged, couiea from the Depart- ment of Public Works. It is said tbe department will shortly issue a port counselling shippers to slick to the transcontinental roads, unless ilvey wjsh their grain damaged. In or- der to gert at the -root of the matter, the Herald last evening interviewed George Green, of tlie Ellison Milling Co. here, as to what damage, if any, the grain would sustain through being shipped ovor the Panama route. Mr. Green, who, the way, is not niono' in his opinion, expressed the that grain properly cured, would suffer no damage whatever if cared for properly in tile cuurse of ship- ment. Damp grain, of course, naturftl- tt'ill always come to grief, 'but if it dry no one need fear the consxi- .itiences. The routing of grain through the Panama cana! will prove inestimable benefit to Alberta and Lotlibridge will very speedily reap the benefit on -account of its close prox- mity to Vancouver. It is significant to note, said Mr. Ireen, that grain shipped from rhe Argentine to Liverpool has invariably suffered little damage by passing .hrough varied some as ligli as those which along tho anama route. "Considering carefully the BEEFOCTOFUS REACHES OUT .At the close of a rousing mccitng in Crystal Lake school last A I some twenty-five Lethbridge arid Coaldalc alfalfa growers in some- thing less than a quarter of an hour subscribed'foe a total of 15G ten-dol- lar shares in a company which it decided to form, somewhat the; lines of the South Alberta iliiy United States Combine-to Start Operations in Australia REV. FRAZER METZGER Who ran as Progressive, or I candidate .for the Governor- ship of Vermont. He cut down a big Republican majority HIGH GRADING CROP THIS YEAR More No. I Graded Al- ready .Than Altogether Last Year cessfully handled the sale of Vihclicr Creek timothy and blue-joint during the past two years. E. G. Ambrose, tbe organizer mil manager of that was present by request and his sugges-1 tions were much appreciated- He out- lined briefly their experience in find- ing a ready and profitable market for hay, which, when they organized, was apparently in no demand. By establishing uniform grades and filling all orders promptly, they were able to meet the requirements of many large consumers who had for- metly shipped much of their hay Sydney, Sept. the Uniled_across the COI1tjnent. Thus without States beef trust is about to start' increasing the cost to the consumer operations in Australia is the gener-i they have widened their market until al belief here. The federal attorney-' at the Prcsent time the only difficulty general, Mr. Hughes, savs that as far! slfcienl as he the commonwealth has! U agreed that a similar or- power to grapple effectively witlr could be of such a trust. The men suspecied of greatest service to both producer beins in the combine have been under an? faing dcfinite gradeS observation for .some time, and if thc'aml secunns to a11 for trust starts operations, and it nay but, all other local products be- fore All possible consumers here and elsewhere, an.I particularly in the case of alfalfa in conducting a cam- paign amongst those who are now using a higher priced and at the same time inferior article. A stock subscription list was ac- cordingly opened with a result so satisfactory that the success of the venture was assured. Messrs. Dike, Suggitt, and R. -S. Pawson were ac- cordingly appointed a committee to solicit further stock subscriptions, I and also to draft bylaws to lie sub- jmiUed lo a shareholders' London, Sept. in the im- JP h 1 tion meeting on frrtday evening Sept. 20th. Winnipeg, Sept., four cars of, new .wheat reach- ed the local market today, and of these Dominion Govern- ment inspectors igraded four as No. 1 Hardi and 25 as No, 1 Northern. This Is 1 Hard as was marketed the whole ot last year, and convincing proof of the high grade of the uaw crop, which has. hardly be- gun to move as yet, The weather-map of the West records" another twenty- four hours, of har- vesting: "weather, the lowest, recorded temperature befrig 38" at Lethbridge. Maxidium tem- .peratures were everywhere ov- highest being 78 at Edmonton. .Needless to say, these are tip-top conditions. Of the 54 .cars, no less than 46- were contract, grade, and the other five best grades of Alberta Red. The four cars of No. 1 Hard came from BUT-- dette, Alta.; .Maple Creek, Sask., and Grassy Lake, Alta. practically assured that it will, it is considered that 1 he increased charges for meat that will follow will amount to pounds a year. FORTE'S PROMISES TO MACEDONIA WILL GRANT EQUAL RIGHT TO ALL NOT FEAR WAR in the im- minence of war is stronger in Solia than in Constantinople according to WOMEN JOIN WITH THE MEN IN THE FIGHT IN ULSTER TO RE- SIST THE IRISH HOME RULE BECOMING LAW Belfast, Sept. women of Ulster are to associate themselves with the covenant which is to be sworn to by the men on Sept. 28. A special pledge has been framed where- by the women undertake to "stand by out men folk in carrying out the solemn league covenant pledging un- compromising opposition to the pres- DR. MEWBURN SELLS HIS THIRD AVENUE PROPERTY WILL HAVE A REAL MODEL FARM Frank Maxwell Practicing Farming on Large Scale That mixed farming, the 'universal cry of Southern Alberta, and the mot- to of the .provincial department of agricultural, also the C. P. R. depart- ment of natural resources, can be carried on successfully in the district immediately tributary to Lethbridge can.be proven by a jaunt through some of the farms of the best farm- ers on earth as John Coggewell, of the .publicity department of the C, P. R. best farm- ers on earth are those in this district. He does not say that they a-re (better :han in other parts of the west, bin lie does5 say that they are'delivering the goods and that's what counts. In company with'Mr.'Coggswell the Herald man yesterday drove south east of the city a few miles and rus- ticated for a few hours at the irrigat- ed farm of Frank A.. Maxwell. Maxwell has only been in Alberta five years, but during that time he has reached the conclusion that for malc- .ng money, enjoying .life, and being )0ss of the job there is no place to jeat the Sunny South. To be boss of the job is of course the kernel of lis enthusiasm. The Maxwell farm is to be the acme of all that iu mixed farming. It .can. ib'e spotted 'miles off -by the number of stacks of. alfalfa and "tim- othy around the barn's. Alfalfa, horses and cattle, with "a fast nag or two hrown in, brings joy to tbe owner of that When the Herald, man was there he, dairy herd was'driven up. Milk- ng time is an important part of the day Thirty head of -well-fared lairy COWB, "with a minimum of euUfc "omprise the bunch. One of them Is lied "Old Thousand be- muse she has raised a thousand dol- ars Worth of stock in her day. An- sther is marked because she gives 32 [unrts of milk per day. She holds he record. The herd is allowed to issture on the range during the day but is fed bran and alfalfa morning and evening. As a dairy proposition they can't toe beat. iMr. Maxwell has a man In Minne- sota at the present time 'buying a car- load of high grade dairy cows, mostly Holsteins and Jerseys. These will be added to the herd, a few of the present herd culled out, and forty choice animals kept, which will b1 the standard of the-farm. While the man is in the States he will also bring back 20 head of mares. There will likely be a couple of fast poni-as among them. The owner has a weak- ness for fast nags. It adds a little more life to the to say that ent conspiracy whereby it is proposed! farm work on the Maxwell ranch to drive Ulster out of its choice andjal all irksome, however. Forty high grade cows 'will require SUFFRAGETTES ATTACK ASQUITH Dornoch, Scotland, Sept, 12. Anqiiith and Home Secretary McKenna were attacked by two suffra- Kettes, while golfing. on the Dornoch links yesterday. The women started by bar- angniug Mr. Asqulth, and when air. McKenna tried to push them away, a scuffle followed, ENGLISH DOCTOR CABLES GOVER- NOR OF NEBRASKA CURE OF DISEASE Lincoln, Neb., a hundred Nebraska veterinarians with a few from neighboring states met here yesterday and discussed the epi- demic which is killing hundreds of horses in this state and Kansas. Scores suggestions have come to Gov. Aldrich, among them this cable from a London, Knglaml, veter- inarian The epidemic was in South Af- rica a year ago, jusi as it is now ravaging Nebraska. It ran he cured anil prevented by not using grain and by feeding only alfalfa or wild hay grown in an altitude of more than feet. Tin; perm lives only in a .damp climate and ei ters tlie horses' system through the nuso." i good housing i inter if they are to be .kept a goctl dairy herd. So Mr. Maxwell will go north in a couple of weeks to inspect the model barns on the C. P. R. demonstration farm at Strathmore. He intends to build the best barn in the district to house 40 cows and 20 head of horses. Water will he placed right in front of tbe stock, and to facilitate the milking an "iron" milking man will be in- stalled which will milk 40 cows quicker than an ordinary human man. Altogether Mr. .Maxwell' will have a model farm which will be to the best in the south. will do it, he will have it so. and he is confident that there will bo plenty of other farmers around ustTvc The name of "moiici There are crops 'worth talk- ing about in the south country this year. In very many cases on the Coutts branch of the. C. P. R.; yi-elds of spring wheat are going-considerably over 30 bushels to the acie. Mr. Rudisilile, who Is farm- ing on 36-3-15, can boast very productive crop of spring wheat. From 20 acres he eraged 44 'bushels to the acre, and from a big field of 200 acres the thresher's returns were 37 bushels to the acre. The grain all graded No. and If Mr. Rudieihle was to accept the prevailing price at Warn- er for his crop he would secure over from his spring wheat alone. It certainly pays to farm in the south country. .j. SEES PITFALLS IN THE FUTURE ALL OF CANADA'S GROWTH IS NOT IN THE RIGHT DIR- ECTION London, Sept. do not anticipate any serious setback in the near future there are reasons, nevertheless, for preaching says the Daily News, commenting on Canadian returns published yesterday. "Speculation in land has reached a Biggest Deal Todate on Coming Business Street PRICE PAID Including Six Lots Com- prising the Doctor's Pretty Home The largest real estate-deal put through oii Third avenue, has juafc been consummated in the sale of Dr. Mewburu's property, comprising 22a feet by 125 feet for JIQO.OOQ, to a western syndicate, representing prom- inent capitalists. This IB an indlca- that the eye of the western cap- itallst is on Lethbridge as a particu-' larly desirable location for financial interests. i The value of Dr. Mewburu's pro-i petty- Is unquestionably indicative of the impieesiou that outer Third av- enue is pronouncedly as a biisinees district. The Mewhurn has been a fam- iliar residence to every citizen, and Us passing into history will occur la the not far distant future. In the minds of many investors, Third avenue promises to be the chief business district of Lethbridge. The stieet has a long sweep east to' Westminster road, and is eminently fitted to, be developed into a busy main business thoroughfare. In rrection with the present sale, which was-put through by Messrs, Dowsley Mulhern, it is significant to observe that it is only recently .that-the'same firm sold tbe Methodist Church pro- petty on tbe same street. Up to the present this year, Mulheriv have disposed of over worth j of Third avenue Teal estate.VwhlchJs in Itself, a strong1 indication that that section in all'likelihood, will become thriving and humming business "lo- cality, 'which will be'a credit to the city. The crop prospects In Southern Al- jerta this year will assuredly mean much to Tjethbridge, and its outlying; district, and there is 'already every reason to believe that a wave of pros- perity never before' eSperienceirrwUl.' sweep over the city ,propelling, it. on- ward toward the goal of success. It has not as yet been decided what the purchasers will do with-their.: in- vestment, but the details of this: will doubt he made public In due, course. INDIAN HERO IS IN THE JAIL dangerous point anil in the midst of this rush of prosperity it is well to remember the grave evils developing will furnish many difficulties when the country has been further ex- ploited. The trust system has grip- ped Canada to an alarming extent, j Thrce was doi which dominates HIP state, and labor s very disorganized." the article concludes, is far behind its material development." QUEER POSITION FOR GERMANY farmer" within the few short years which are to bring the I.ethbrklge district even more to it is now. he front than KAISER CENSORS PLAYS Berlin. Sept. Kaiser's per- sonal censorship of plays In which the Hohenzollcrns are represented, has just been exercised on a new drama in which Frederick the Great unc! Queen Louise appeared. His Majesty sanctioned the production of the play on condition that the scsne depicting Queen Louise's meeting with Napoleon at after the de- feat of tbe Russians in 1807 be elim- inated. Berlin, Sept deci- sion in regard tn the participation in the Panama-Pacific exposition at San Francisco in 1915 will be withheld until after the presidential elections If Wilson wins Germany will cer- tainly participate. If Taft or Hoosc- velt should he elected the Father- land's participation will in doubt .until the republican or tlurpro- grossivc administration has given a reliable indication of its tariff policy. li the "stand pat" regime is per- petuated, tlio German government, ns it is at, present minded, will hoy- cotl the exposition. HAS HONORS AND MONEY GAL- ORE WON AT THE CALGARY STAMPEDE Calgary, -Sept. have been iailed out of jail where he was held or supplying Indians with whisky, ontesting and winning the world's roncho riding contest against tha flower of Texas, Colorado, Wyoming and Oklahoma, then to return to prison wearing the golden belt and with and a handsome saddle to his credit, is ,the experience of -Tom Three Persons of the Blood Indian Reserve. When the Calgary opened short term. A wealthy cattleman of "Mao-- leod supplied the bail money and Three Persons was placed under the eye (if Chief Inspector of Indian Ag- encies Glen Campbell. After winning the championship he returned lo cus- tody. j Today Three Persons received a j congratulatory message from tin Duke of Conn.iucht's equerry, eoiiVu'y1 iits Royal Highness' congratulations lo Tom Three Per- sons on Jiis feat of horsemanship." TO HELP THE FARMER Brisbane, Australia, Sept. new scheme of agricultural instruc- tion Is being put into operation in the principal farming and dairying cen- tres of the state fop the benefit of farmers who have no opportunity of attending an agricultural college, or studying the work done at state farms. The intention of the agricul- tural department Is to send out ex- ports to establish classes for instruc- tion In practical agriculture, practical dairying and veterinary, adency ;