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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, APRIL THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ul ivef.ing at oitlce. Sixth ESTABLISHED DECEMBER Published by She Herald Prinlir.j Co, Ltd.. every Ltthbrldgc. AlbtrtJ. CanadJ. W. A. Hsnaglng Director JOHN PHONE: fkdyirtlslng. Circulation and jcb PHONE: Editorial, Hepsrtoria! and NCV.-I Departmsnt 1221 1252 1 year, dtilrerea f rnoaths. delivered S eislvered I delivered DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES S4-00 1 year, by mail S2.M months, by mtII 51.CO S mmth-j, by mill .........35 1 monUi, by raall 53.C3 S'.N .75 .25 as often as but both eld addresses bp HJEALD FOB Red Cross Drus C Booi Store; J. G. niattlo Murphy Co.; Cranbroot GraiST Jlotal frtcon Co.; Jacksoa Kemp t Cohca Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Provincial News Agency. rlo's Urng Store; Keany Leadirs Book Allln; LetibrMie Dr. Store. 10JA ftS Aie- Ciiar Drtr World Co. Wcsdite Station KdwarJ Diamond Dr. TM Wide Medicine Htl AEilclbcb Co.; News Shoj. 445 Granirell Street World Xews Co. Carmangay Clarence Kuol- Jsmipson News een. A. D. Hirer Side Nerrs Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD hcd every Wednesdav In eight cr mora pases, and contains a Eummary of tte news o! th9 week, local and diilricl r !n advance S1-00 C Eonths In advtnce 50i, NEBRASKAN, NOW AN ALBERTAN, PRAISES ALBERTA AND OUR IRRIGATED LANDS Sunny SouthernAlbertn Ii getting! annual rain (all ID this vicinity more booitws every day.- Ili-ro Is letter walci appeared in Iho Crat. ton, Nebraska. Joiirujl of Aptll 9, MAY THE EIGHTH. THE scheme for beautifying Henderson Park, May Slh, is one which would have rejoic- ed the Sic-art of'John Ruskiri. It is appealing in ils call for voluntary help to aid in adding to the lioaiitr of a city which iilready lias much claim _ Ipr itself on tliis attribute. The idea is well thought out, and only requires the suppori of al! citizens to make it the big suc- cess There is no heller way of celebrating Arbor Day than a whole-hearted effort of the community to help in transforming Henderson. Park into, the leafy.'pleasaunce which Will make it idea! for summer evenings' rendez- .voiis. It will he a unique picnic, a veritable lobor of love, which will .be au occasion for reminiscence by those -who engage in it. happy By sallying out in thousands to the park on May 8th we shall have an opportunity of showing that community of spirit which is an'iinporlaiit in our.civic welfare. It is not too early to make preparations DOW for being, free on thai day to take part in action, voluntary and concert- ed! for doing something tivada to the attraction of pie city in which we have our homes. H would not be a bad idea to liave in readiness a.volume on which will be inscribed the names of all thoie who took part in the beautifying of Hcmlevson Park on Arbor Day. It will he an m-j: tunisling memento to be preserved amongst the] archircs.cMlic Citv Hall. is about 16 iuriiej. So-ailed dry farming, iliai Js. Uojiendcnce rainfall lor moisture la carried oil from Maple, one of ihe new Am- teaslvely In many localities with rriean settlers In Lethbrldge din-! fcratifyitig success. Aa iu uow rouutrlcd usrteultulists require to be- comfl familiar with soil and climatic coiutittana ami to learn -the mo.sl trlctl il speaka for Itself: A Letter From Wm. J. Maple LothbrMge, Alberta. Marcfii 19, 'U Editor. 51. M. Cocley: profitable lines of agriculture. This arrived at ocr new homo c( tho country arrears to be two weeks ego and' are lve" thit a new far- comfortably settled. Ii occurs rav country can pro- thai -rc-auefs may Interested !m bj' lhe experience of thosn who In oar firu luipressious anil iu tolie becn herc- Tne Canadian facts rcsaiding this new country. Government lias an eilenslve Dcui- Our faro consists of 320 acres of ajid b'sjerimenlal Farm irrkated land. It Is ouiy three miles Wl'-hiu few miles ot Phce- Th3 from oar larm to the "railway at lhls farn> owr a ping stalloa and nice miles to thoj ODE tierio11 ot years aud Include iho cily ot Lethlirldge. Our-farm includes fifty acres lit alfalfa and ninety acres of timothy from TVliich, tho last year's crop was. cultivation of nearly oiorytMng which farmers' are inclined to raise. I am Impressed ivith tlio woaderful climsse of Southern Albtrla. llarch Looking at it from a broatl point of view it hardly seems in the rightful scheme of things tiiat in a Christian land llic study of !he Book of Books should be neglected in our schools. Util in the scheme' of compulsory education; where children of different denominations assemble, Bible study has already proved a difficult matter lo deal with. The argument principally put for- ward against -its acccpiancc as 'a subject in Hie school'curriculum is (hut it is dilUcull to ge! teachers to teach the Bible without an expound- ing of doctrine. To treat it as mere literature in the same way as the writings of Shnkespeiire, Walter Scott and others, been regarded as not a very easy mailer. But the difficulty can be easily got over if cer- tain hours during the week can he apportioned, in which local ministers can visit Hie schools, and undertake the necessary instruction. This we are'-.aware1 is already practised in some purls of the Dominion, and in schools in-Great Britain. But to make it of any value the instruction should be during school hours and not after them, the necessary exceptions being made for Ihosa not of the Cliristian faith. Ii ministers arc agreeable the! labor, aud the authorities are ready 'tb'mcet wiiii iheir mshes, the churches have the solution of tlig in their own. hands. THE HANDICAPS. Dominion government is well-advised on lines it.irppbscs to follow in its immigra- :lioii lo encourage llie irnnii- gralion of only farmers, farm laborers and do- nicsi.ics. the government rightly es- timates vaiiie.of such parlicular- ly to Weslerii Canada.. II goes saying Ihat the perfect scheme of iininigralion is thai which will lead men with praclicul knowledge of agriculture lo come in and Mlile qn'nur'vacant lands. But while the govern- ment deserves credit for what appears a judicious policy, it is by its own ads slullifying ils wise en- deavor. The'farmer who is .invited id. emigrate needs .more; than the prospect of rich soil and Urge crops to induce him to seek a better return for his capital and labor than what he has been accustomed lo. It is not only necessary that he should be indulged in what is a true vision of big acreage and fertile crops. He should be convinc- ed that once lliese crops are raised he will be able ,.lo obtain the best value for tliein in a choice o) markets.-' lie should realise that wilh the land he will be.in a position lo obtain cheap machines snd implements for getting the. best out of it. II should not be left for him lo find out lhal when he comes over lo the Dominion he is handicapnix: both ih'the mailer of means fo dispose of his pro- as he sees fit, and in the priced he is forced to for Ihc necessities for his occnpaliou. Subsequent disappointment, with the effect il necessarily ..will.have on failure" hnriiigrniion, can be.spared by .the removal of present obstacles. In' the interests of the men on the land, and those in he on. liie loud, it is csscnlial lhal they should haye the benefit of unrcslriclcd markets and cheap agricultural implements. This can only be effected by meeting the. farmers' just demands. "..'Remove Iho handicaps and (ho problem of ob- the most desirable immigrants will to a j-ery large extent ho solved. It would be folly to try and guess what R.'li. Bennett vdll do next, but il would be a good wag- er to bet Ihat he won't do anything until he crawls out from under the bed. .OTJR POINT OF VIEW over 250 tons. Tbero was about 100''s proving to Ue a delightful spring acres of EUiaHsrala last year cropping The winter season In South- 35Qi) bushels. The {arm. La well Alberta is short. The zero proved and well slocked and It Is our weather test winter ceutlnycd only intention to pursue mixed farming, flDQyt three weeks. Farmers did more Tho irrigated district of which cur i or Held worl; ui> to tho middle of farm is a r-rt includes about 120.000! January anj during tie last two weeks acres. is still riout" liava been acres UPSoIU and iolouss work fcr this year, 1 am the Canadian Pacific Railway. These I lold_tlial "i-ay cuniiaue with- Irrigated lands are well proven (ntcrferant-c by frost for about 5003 Industrious (armrrs had' n'ne months of iho. year. Thero 1.-) very icturoe. enough snowfall 'in tviis part cf ___ Alberta to Justify sleighing anil stock Is to Quite well out-of- doors. TfciR country remkrltable for the amount cf' bright simsliluo. The records for several--years show an "ivyrasy. of 24T5 hours of bright Rhine. The. altitude in t-jjs vicinity is About 3000 fec-t abore sea level. Thu nlr U pure and stimulating. About one-half of the people i nbcuts are froai tie United States am tin balance of the people r.re for the most part English and Canadiens The people are progresstre anil qmli thrifty. The laws are well enforced .and living conditions are ou a high, iilano for a new country. Tim cit; of Let-bbrldge which Is the metropo- lis .of Southern -Alberta is located .01 arms of ihe Canadian Pacific Ry. It Js an up-to-date city in every respect and has about 000 inhabitants. It Is claimed one can Jive as comfortably in Leth- bridge as any other American city. We hare tie Parcel Post end oxptct soon to have at rural "ruall The Albeila are own- ed aod operated' by :the' Provincial GoTcrnmenf, donlce ta fplen; did and cheap-.. ;Thus far ws are well pleased .with fayor of Montreal for two years, scms people are savage and eome eat- d. The stories about blm are as varied as the prophecies. One Is to Uie effect that rto day after Ills election, he went around to see tho editors of all tfto papers. Prac- tically none of them had .supported him, although the Graham papers, the Star and tho Herald-Telegraph, did not him. MaiUn went to sec them all. "Now." saffl he, "Mr. Tarte (or Mr.'Nlchol or whoever it might you opposed me as Mederic Martin, but I want you to support'me as Mayor Martin. You will hare sug- gestions to make, and I want you to make them lo Mayor Martin. I want you to help Mayor Martin. If you do not help Mayor Martin then he will not bo happy." And more to the same effect. It Is said that the news- payer editors wore greatly ImpresEC-il by this action, and though LCiey fought him hard before, they wlli now wait and see if he intends lo Initiate neces- sary reforms and give Montreal Good govc-rnmctit. Anolher is how he met i charge o cot being well educated in English. "They suit! he to an audience of electors, "dial 1 shall not be able tn make proper speech In English -it royally should visit Mont- rcsl during my lerm aa mayor. tiov.'( .lot us ECR. Who the mayor's sp eech on sue h occasion s 1 Old any mayor ever write his own speech? my frit-nda, they arc for him by Ihc secretaries nt the hall. TLey hetp theso men there for that purpose. It, roy- ally fttonld visit our cllyPi ine sccrc- latics will prepare an KngHsh1 speech for me. And 1 ttll you, rny friends, tbRt I can read an Kngljsh tpcctii as well aa any mayor Montreal has ever Why Pay Rent? When you can buy a cosy cottage of' six rooms with modern improvements for 100 will handle it Alberta Loan and Investment Limited Phone 1214 416 5th Street South THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., Ll.O, D.C.L., Picildmt ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Miufer JOHN' AIR Aul. Ccntril V. C. BROWN', Superintendent of Central Weitera BriuKbeft CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES FOR THE SUM6 OF or payable at their face value in the principal countries of the world, .ire soM for a small commission by all branches of the Easily negotiated anywhere and they indispensable to the traveller. The holder is projected in ihe event of loss of the cheques, as a separate letter of identification is issued with thdm. There is no safer or mord convenient method of carrying1 money when Lethbridge Branch R, T, Brymner, Mgr.. Conjugal Felicity A teacher-ln a Liverpool was trying to find from a liny child the name of father. He seemed qnito unable to t-'iink of If, FO lo help Iilin Bho askert: -In you call him? "I call him was Hie reply. "Well, what iloea your mol'ncr tall The response elwjucnl of (ho manners of Uio nslghl-orhooil; "Sho doesn't c-ill lifni IL I'csl Are you looking for the best buy in Lethbridge or vicinity? H are )H in show ono aero earctcii (racla in Iho KANE PLACE, only Ms half mile cast cf thn City Urolts. We Ime only 9 Sow left. Those euro tracts fire now ready for seetlint, anj If properly needed eultlvntcd slionlil nearly ray for iht land. If wo have any of UICRO OHO nero tracts left on llie 1Mb tUe price ttill bo advanced to rcr nwc. Until thai date thd price will be J350 iicr tno cost of preparing tlic grcind for garden Terms per acre cash; balance mouth ot S% Interest. Cle.ir Title will lie given at aoy lime final payment Is rnMle. H.GALVIN Offtcfl open tvenlngs. Phone 1426. 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