Winnipeg Tribune 1910.05.05 Sheridan Lawrence wheat
DIFFERENT F m WINNIPEG PRICES Beef Sells for Seven Cents and Bacon for Twenty-Five Twenty-Five Twenty-Five at Fort Vermillion, Assa. Edmonton, Alta., May 6. Win. J . McLellan, D.L.S.. who left Edmonton In June, lSOS, with a party of fifteen men to run the fifth meridian to tho 9th base line, nas completed his work and returned to Kdnionton after an ab sence in the north of nearly two years. Resides running the 5th meridian to the l!9th base, Mr. McLellan's party ran the 2Kth base line many miles west toward Fort Vermilion. Speaking of conditions in the upper alley of the Peace the vicinity of the ort Vermilion settlement, Mr. Mciei- Mciei- lan says that tho country is so productive, productive, and so much ground has been brought under cultivation by the set tlers already there, that witn a gooo. rop this year, tho country will Do ooded with grain, wnicn, rrom um limited demand of the settlers themselves themselves and the absolute lack of transportation transportation facilities, will be all but worthless, although of the No. 1 qual ity. . Nlucn wneat in atore Sheridan Lawrence, who lias been funning on an extensive scale at Fort ermllion, has still b.uuu nusneia in ins grainary. His brother, James Lawrence, Lawrence, lias another 3,0uu. LaBt year in uttlttlng his party Mr. McLellan pur-hased pur-hased pur-hased 1.0(10 bushels of wheat from Sheridan Lawrence at EiO cents a bushel. The best wheat Is fed to hogs and at that the price of pork at Ver milion is not as high as it la in E.a- E.a- monton. Beef at Seven Cent Purchasing supnlies for hla party Mr. McLellan secured the best beef at seven cents a pound and the best pork at eight cents a pound. Flour was at $4.25 a barrel. A store In successful operation to the Hudson s Bay company company has been conducted by Sheridan Lawrence and is wiueiy -patronized -patronized ov the settlers. Mr. Lawrence undersells the company, who look for a very large margin of profit In almost everythini; In the way of food-stuffs. food-stuffs. food-stuffs. Racon, which sells at three pounds for the dollar In the H. B. Co. store, sells in the Lawrence store at ten pounds for the dollar. Mr. McLellan will leave again tor the north on further survey work some time during the coming summer.