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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 19, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta msmimm mUTlNfi C0� LTD. ; A il AUSTIN. UMt aai Mmi�m>. saHSCRIPTION: 'In Advanow . .l.BO a yaar OtlMrwlM  - 93.00  rmt ADVCRTXSINO: ParMontb - 91.00 Par Inch �DR rOINT IP VIEW ' Sotim men who arc clamoring for purity in public life ought to reniGin-berithi! old adage "People in rIoss houwR iihould hot throw stones." 'All Join hanils bridge: un- consider best in the country's in terest. Ko wonder Edmonton boaata of a big iuureiiM in population, when one family is increased by four in a day. O. H. Elton is preaideot of the Alberta Preea Association. The Association did well to choose one who is auch . a clever writer, eloquent speaker, and .general good follow. The new preaittent is a firm believer in 1 itie  prsaident are to be congratulated on the choice made for chief officer. The fftorm wasn't so bad after all, jUBit one of the little things to remind us that Heaven isn't in Aiberta Tne spirit of optimism prevails. The Herald has not heard one farmer who has not accepted the reverse philosophically and who is not hopeful of saving his crop. Gornolius Hiebert, M.P.F., says an exchange, has purchased a cushion tired bugfry. He has evidently found the political road hard to travel on tbe^old style tires. It is said that leader Borden intends RtrengtheninR his party by choosing men like Premier Roblin and Premier McBride for lieutenants. Why leave out that great statesman leader Robertson pf Albertn? Jos. T. Clark's letters in Toronto Saturday Night about Western Canada are far and away the best that have appeared in any-newspaper. He caueht the western spirit and brooth-cd it in every line he wrote. He has dished up more common sense in his tfMVei writings than any other Journalist we know of. Come again Mr. Clark. We can always afford to have visits from optimists liice your self. Raymond, and the A. R. A I. mixed train to be greater agricultural centres than Lcthbridge or Macleod, and so' devoted hfs letters to the agricultural greatness of these former districts to the exclusion of the latter. While tn this city however, the wield-er of superlatives complained that he had no odjectives left that could des crilN> the niagnificRnoc of the Lcth bridge crops as he had seen thorn. Asrhaps that is why he left them alone. But to make matters worse from tl� standpoint of this district, the Oeiiartnient of the Interior was work ed by this metropolis-dodging jour-naVist to use his orticles for n government pamphlet. And behold there appears a twenty-four pago |>amphiit on 1907 Winter Wheat dn Southern Al bert.i without any mention whatever uf the most important district of all. Oi� the Department did not intent ioiio I ly put the slight on this district but it should e.\crcise greater cnne in the choice of writers and materials in the making up of its immigration literature. The daily papers of Calgary are having a lively scrap over their respective merits as newspapers and ad >-ertising medium. To an outsider the most notable feature of the controversy is the inconsistency of the whole bunch. For instance the Daily News in its editorial Snap Shots on Sept. 16, has this lititic stab at the Daily Herald: "^.-cording to our esteemed evening contemporary the shears is away ahead of paying telegraph tolls." In another column of the same issue. Sept. 10th, it has the following article, taken word for word from the Lethbridge Herald of lost week, Sept. 12th. Kotice the place and date of the supposed telegraphic dispatch. AVRRAGED 58 BUSHELS "Magrath, Sept. 15.-The farmers around Magrath have evidently decided to make their farms do ometbing. Land that two years ago yielded about four bushels to the acre because of poor cultivation, is this year yielding from thirty to sixty bushels to the ocre of No. 1 Albi>rta Red. And there are some other farms that are ne-putett ev province, was so daring that it lingered until eurly in May-a most unprcceflcnted thinK. Then the months of June, .luly and August, usually a gnent ripening |k?-riod, weits linusunl on r.':count of (hi>ir coolness and too frequent riiiny spells. Under such exco|rtional cotulj tions the crops had a very hard tiiiu-to ripen-in fact many of Ihoni did not riiwn and consequently nhc cml.v frosts nipfjed them and the fiirmor has suiTercHl. lint the weutlvr has Xxan topsy turvy all over llio land. Down in Ontario thore is only half a crop, due to drought. Conditions in that province ait; explninc^l \iy the.npcrs from the border tell us of a drought in some sections flooded lands in others, and / in others. So the Allwrta farmer can be cheered by the gloomy news from other parts of the continent-and this is a case where gloomy itows may cheer. He can still say "Alberta is good enough for me ' it is evident that no other spot on the western hemisphere is any Ijottor. We must have our little "u|is and downs" but when the knocker and grumbler is buried, and forgotten this pro%'incc will be raising the banner grain of the world. If we had ideal conditions every year wo \^iuld grow careless and Alberta would be Itetler without pcopyo at all than a population of careless folks.' Nothing makes a strong vigorous ivople like a few vicissitudes. This .season ought, to teach tlie lesson that a man is a fool to farm any place, and deiiend sol|>ly upon grains for, his revenue. The mi.xcd farmer is on top of the heap and is entitled to his place because he knew enough not to depend upon one thing for his income. He was ready for any emergency. If the fro.vt nipped his grain he had his entitle, his sheep, hogs and his poultry* to fall back upon. Tliat is the wise way to farm. sys.tcm owned and operated by she province for the licnont of the jieople. Mr. Cushing states that 500 miles of trunk lino will be completed before winter .sots in. Probably not this year, hut cortninly next year. Coleman ill t,he Crow's Xesl will \yc able to secure con. nort'ioii with Wlnniin'g. for it is certain that the trio of provini'os will \i�irk 'together to give the western (vople an unc-xcelled long distance eoniH'i'tion. It nuis-t not Iw forgotten that government (uvnorship of telephorii's in the west was inaugural eti l\v the Lil)eral Guvoriunent of Al-l>(.'rtn-n governiivent thnt has faced a l)eof nionopoljV, conl corporations, luinlx-r corporations ami railroati cor poraliotis, as well ns the givat tel-ej'hone octopus without the least fear 1 ecauso they knew tho.v had they )K'>o-ple of .\lherta at tlieii- back. A government that turns th;- coUl shoulder to tlv corporations is a rarity on conductor, ^tiss have enl'ivcnd during the past cICA-er and delightful violin playing hn\'c nmdc amends to a considerable extent. The Gl-assy Lake quartett 'has boon organi/cd and hopes to give some of the musical mastierpieces dur ing the winter. The .soprano will bo sustnimxl by Miss Llewelyn, alto, jMiss Phippsi; tenor, Mrs. Llewelyn; bass, Mr. English; .loslyn. The C.P.R. gang things considerably few days. During tlieir stay the demand on the local supply of tobacco wiu9 large enough to gladden the heart of any tobacco king and bring dismay to the friends of the antii-to-bacco league. The school o|x^ne(l at the beginning of the month under the control of Miss Joslyn. This young lady hails from Alanitoba and alraady is winning golden opinions from schol-ai-s and friends alike. Tlie average attemlanoe so far has been 20 but wlion things are settled down after hnrve.�Jt, H is oxiiected this average will be doubled. Chorry, Driggs & Co. have theii-large new stoiv untk'r way. The ceV lar has Iwen finishe re-mova their hate :b rauvh w:ll iM.' decided iinpetuatl:r� fall. The Btorm brought a very atain the .service of such good fpiencjs of the pulilio ns Hon. Mr. ISuthorl'ord and his col leagues. GRASSEY LAKE. Owing to the stivnuous life of the [last summer in this distriot occasioned by the tremendous rush of de-velopmonl your correspondent's silence rnust not be taken to mean "nothing doing" di>wn this way. Too much has been doing to find the necessary time hut these lew days have given an opportunity of letting the Herald i-eaders know what is going on in Gra.'^sy Lake. Grassy Ltvke townsitc has l^n surveyed and is now on the market. iKX-n sold already and negotiations ai-o on concerning the sale of a num. ber of blocks. No wonder Billy Sal-Quite a numlior of the liest lots have vage is wearing the smile that won't come olT From indications of the two weeks inhabitants of this burg are thinking of claiming the title to a "cattle shipping centre." A few weeks ago 18 cars were shipped east and this wt*'k another 20 cars were shipped by Jlr. Slansell. Several of the smaller ranchers have been making shipments too. Pat Burns So Co. have put in a set ot largo scuk'.�> for their shipments and the C.P.H. have made a number of inipruvements in tive stock yards which will considerably Jacilitate shipping. Uecognizing t'ae importance of O^-as .sy liuke the tMMl. has now surveyed their yards, sitation grounds', and two new sidings. The steel for thoBe sidings is now piled up near the track ready for iieing laid. When these arj compieted this town will have thn-o sidings, freight sheds and a station which :wilj tjcar comparison with'any along this line. Since the tovn.s'itc has boon placed on the market a numlwr, of sfieculat-ors and business men have been iuves tignting the prosi>eets down this way S|�eciinens of clay have been examined liy comf)elent brick makers and l>ronounced lirst d.iss. So all that remains t.o lie done now is to get the equipment noces.snry to start business curly in the spring. The plowing outfits on the C.l'.R. fire guards have made this place their centre and alraady Mr. Fitzgeral(tl has been renewing the friendships of former .years when as a broncho bus^ter he uso't to pay calis on his friend Mr. .Salvage. Our Grassy Lake contractor, Mr. .lob I.lewclyn a few wctks ago erected one of the largest corrals along the ri\er for Mr. MansuU. For early rising and h.ird\ work Grassy Lake will back Jobey against all comors .iny odds. Mr. English has now the restaurant going in full swing and already has given much reljief to some of the providers of meals and bod.s whose resourcec have lioen ta.\od to the utmost to accummodute the numbers who hiivo tven going and coming through here all summer. .\ numlior of American capitalist's have secured the coal rights on one of the prospects near town. These rights cijvor some 2,500 acres and alixsady coni|H�tent men have been investigating the prosi)ccts for immediate shipment and also what ox|>ensd the iieccs.saiy filnnt would be. Coal has )ioim mined heU.' for the immediate wants of the neighborhood all summer so that locators of homes or indu.s'tries need not (e^r the fuel ques tion for the coming winter. Our Dakota farmers Messrs. Ell anil Schmidt have left for tlie south to take in I ho threshing .toason until December... These gentlemen are the ones to make a district go as tliey have broken up a considerable tract of land and aix- coutrting on a \ng crop next year. When through thi�sh-ing "down south " Mr. Ed will bring his threshing machine to Ckrassy Lake and r.?ckons that it v ill be a perinan ent feature an this district. The .s.:*ond coal mine which is on the town site has been looked ovt-r by a number of those interested but things have lieen kept quiet, regarding thcthe ojWining. The coal is of first class quality and should command a good market. Since the piano has left town the music loving public are somewhat downcast. However, Miss Joslyn's tlie .sitore already testify to his ability to do things well. Tlie new night operator has arrived and Mr. Galgcr is able to have his evwnings off. The traffic at, this point has been so cxcc.s.sive that nec-e.ssit.v compelled the CP. II. to give their much e.'iteomed agent some iv-liof. Three or four miles north of town is a hill of sand and enquiries have proven that it is suitable for the manufacture of coarsv> glasses. Anybody want lt. 17.-The MounlMl Police have arrived at Warner to occupy their new quarters. Thirty-eight land seekers arrived-at Hotel Warner on Friday. Mvs. F. S. LolHngwell will spend a month visiting friends ond relations in Minnesota and Wiscon.sin. The Misses Moollering gave a delightful "At Home" nn Friday evening in their coy flat. Miss Moieller-ing's friends took advantage of the occasion to pre.sent her with a purse. Tlie marriage of Miss Edith Bertha Moellering and Mr. Abraham, II. Steckle boon arranged to take place at ludianappolis, early in Uc-ber. School is being held in the office formerly occupied by Mr. McKenzie, agent for the Kerr Co, The contract for a school house has been let to Mr. Frank Smith, who expects to begin work immediately. Mr. and Mrs. S. entertain ed anumber of Warner people this week. The heavy snow has stopped o|)er-ations on the new general store to Ijo occupied by Mr. .Soyce. Mrs. Ijofllngweil gave a linen shov-er for Miss Edith Moellering. The prospeetiva bride was this recipient of many handsome pieces of linen which will make a valuable addition to her linen chest. The color scheme of tlw tea table was pink and white. The whole affair was thoroughly enjoyable. Mr. and Mrs. Christian .lon.sen have been made happy by the birth of a son and heir. Mr. Loffingwe'il, agent for the Kerr Co. went to lcthbridge on business, for a few daj's this week. Church and Sabbath school will bo held at the residence of Mr. Frank Smith next Sunday. Wo regret that Mr. Harden, tiia ' Methodist student now officiating here, will l3e compelled to leave us at the end of September to return to college. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Will Merch-int. Chas. Ostby has gone to North Dakota to operate his thrashing machine for the .season. Mr. and Mrs, Lynil and the Misses Lyhd spent Sunday with Mrs Ostby. Mr. Egan, of lieffingwell & Egan, spent a few diiys ir. Lcthbridge last week. George Snapp has just returned from a visit to his old home in Iowa. N. H. Murray has returned from Lethbridge whore ho has secured a building whore he will crtablish a first class rcstauront, shortlsy. The new station house has at last bccomi> complied. Dr. Tenny has from Wisconsin. A rather unique the "bride to he" at last returned entertainment for Miss Edith Moellering was given by Mrs. M. Mangin, on Friday afternoon. It conKisied of a "kitchen* utensil shower." Mie gi^est ot the day.was literally showered with the latest kitchen labor saving devices, while some of tho ludicrous prents, brought forth shouts of merriment from fhe com-pnn.>. Minard's Liniimmt (;o.. Limited. Gentlemen,-I have used Minard's Liniment on my vessel imd in my family (or years, and for the everyday ills and accidents in life Iconseidcr it has no eqi^al. Ivvould not start on nvoyago with oiH it if it cost n dollnrVa bottle. C!apt. F, U. I>esjurdin, Schr. "Sli>rke," St. Amln.>, Kamnuraska, MINARD'S LINIMENT GAIiaET IN COWS. CURED Fresh air is introduced into the Kootenay oven through a series of vents at the bottom of the oven door, and the cookinff fumes carried out througrn another series of vents at the back of the oven. (Arrows in Illustration Bhoyr method /- of-ventilation.) ^The air in the oven is always keptpvire. The natural flavor of every article is completely retained. Everything tastes most delicious. FREE Booklet LONDON. TORONTO, MONTRrAL, WINNIPCO. V/WGOUVCR. ST. JONN, HAMILTON Sudden Deaths Life is uncertain and sudden deaths frequently occur. Make your will and appoint this Company as your Executor and you will have an experienced executor as veil as security for the carrying out of every clause of your will, THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital and Reserve, - $2.200,000,. Public Administrator for Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Pearce, Esq. 711 First Street West (Alexander Corner) Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Manager. �repay the postage on both. A nominal price, just to get you started; you will not, we are satisfied, having once read them, be content to do without them. To take advantage of this offer you must, however, be a resident of Alberta. The following form filled out and forwarded to the Herald will receive grateful acknowledgment and prompt attention. H�niM, L*tbbrid(�. Mall to. undcralcnad addrcM tb� Wlnnl-pac Dally Fraa Praaa and tha I.athbrtdK� Haral4, poataca prapald, for tbraa montbat (or whlcb I aacleaa TSc. Nama ...... ddraaa. ;