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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta I'nge S TITK DAILY HER ALT) Tmwla.v. ITS 100% PURE DECLINE SUBSTITUTES TURKISH AFFAIRS VERY SERIOUS GENERAL REVOLT OF THE UPPER CLASS OF TURKS AGAINST INNER RING I.ouiUin, Aug. coru'spimtleiit ol tlic New York Tribune in Consiaii- i tiiiople, holding an important oflicial I pofcitioiv'writi'S as follows under duto j jut July 3S, the name and position of the for obvious reasons being withheld TOASTED CORNFLAKES THE LETHBRIDGE EXPERIMENTAL FARM (I''iinn and Ilanch Review) Our representative liatl tlio pleasure tho other day of Ulliiii'. in a few hours lo advantage on al tttutlon at LutlibrWne. W. II, Pair- Held, tho su periii (omlt'iit, has cerwln- ly 'iliu farm looking In jireat shape and tho roctMil beuclU'liil rains wilt liuve glveu ovcrytiling u finishing touch. To begin with wo may explain that of the -100 acres on the icing withheld (Mvi. anrl before tin: Kuropciin Sovmi- 01 "le m l-ethbridse "The-revolt asainst the absolute meats (e.vevpt lu.lv, which is ean be Hvinated and i ualnnce is devoted to dry or .overnrncnt or the secret committee awake and have had time to ThuSi two x. OTTAWA SMILES AT THE TALK Ottawa, Aug. suggestion at- tributed to certain meuibers of tlie Dominion House that- tlie capital should bt) changed temporarily from Ottawa to'Winnipeg or Toronto on account of the typhoid epidemic now existing at the former city-, is not Jookctl upon.as serious in government circles here, While it is admitted that therein fce. a certain degree of danger to mem- of union and progress is not nwrely a purely military affair. It is a gen- eral revolt of Turks of the upper class against the .damitiution of the mixed iitteruatiniutl inner ring that 1ms hossL-ii things up to the present- Albanian revolt, of course, is a separate affair and complicates things -to an extent, of which it is (impossible to see the end. Peace with look around they may liud themselves to t'iU'c with, ihe fact that the Icnam'c of the Turkish govern- ment in Kuropr, is no longer possible ;i ml i lia t i lie hour for i lie iucvi t able tn-k back LO Asia Minor has come." farms are really In ojieni- lion niid in many cases the tests are! carried out the same, both on, tho dry, tical standpoints attaches Ho ihp.pos- srs-sion of against which oper- was negotiating quietly, is now out ations have been begun. Zura is the of tlie question ami the military party lust town the Trinolitan coast can make no peace In-fore Ituly lias remaining unoccupied by the Italians attempted a landing on the shores of and hence it is become a sort of gen- Dardanellrs or L'lscwlicrc in Euro- eral supply station for the Turcn- forccs and the cent re of resist- and the irrigated portions, although with different results. We will first: give a short description ol' 'what we' saw on Uie 300 acres of noii-irrignble Xjira An Important1 i'o'int I html. I Koine, Aug. ttxta-me import-! wbeu a visitor enters the driveway! a nee, both from military and polili- leading to the farm, hi.s iittcntion is j Italy, which the secret .committee bers ami their families in the event of epidemic continuing throughout the session, the suggestion of holding parliament in another town is looked upon as impossible. It is pointed out ihat the chief machinery of parlia- ment is not to be found house oi commons hut in the departments the varhms staffs and the pub- He reeorris are located. pcan Turkey and given the country Araii the chance of n fair and squari1 uncr suudup light. "The general impression here i? that an Italian invasion of Turkey It is situated in a dense- ly wooded oasis, before the war .-tiiri icf linked is now proper and can offer the only possible.moans ot promptly cstahlish- intrruafional unity by taking the minds of the military off home poli- Tripoli, Kegadaline da ne. It had n population of twenty thousand three caravan routes mid Bengai'- tics. ily impression, however, [hat grave .and indolent cundiltons icre are inevitable in the near fu- !t Is certain that will be ob- slinately defended hy the Turks, as it is their sole remaining outlet the sea. For tlie last six month they have been actively occupied ture. That.we are on the eve of big fortifying it and in placing their gun surprises, even'dramatic surpiists. .in position. The Italians "are at "tli "iM-ents arc ir.-oving ever so much place simultaneously from tlie sea an aster than European diplomacy the lam! .side. AH ,the, troop which for the taken up on the one side of the road by the well kept jirass and llowcr beds; on the other side he has per- force to SIQI> and look ai tho alfalfa. The alfalfa., generally comes in for the lion's share of. his intention and cntl-j cism. Although not covering a lurge.j amount of land and not quite as thick as soiue other places) on the farm. it. is a niagnittcent stand. Our Bake Shop is Open for Your Inspec- tion at Any Time. Our 'Shop' is-C" QUAKER BREAD Will Call, or Get it at Any Good Grocer. John Gilmore Office and Bakery 1610-2nd Ave.A., N. Phone 378 "tt'lien alfalfa sod is broken up the on tho average 30 inches high. Some land is potatoes, the sugar ii'jst condition beets and n foi idea of the stand may be luni from j and we have an aero here which was the accompanying illustration, and it j plowed .shallow in the spring, was HON. MR. MONK'S WORDS THOUGHT SIGNIFICANT ast fortnight have c j in Sicily awaiting, orders to emtar jfor the scene of .operations will be equipped with aeroplanes. Is he Urging Improvemen of Canada's Ports in Or der to Offset Navy Pro gram by Mr. Borden? political circles at tbe capital H is considered that there i an underlying significance in ed -utterances of Hon. F. D. iionk with regard to the nationalization o; Canada's ports, the improvement o] her dock facilities, and the urgent need of more adequate equipment to meet the ever-increasing deniaaids of the country..The improvements which the Minister of Public Works consid- ers to be urgently needed in the St. Lanrence at Quebec, at Toronto, at the Soo, at the head of the lakes, and generally throughout Canada's great naternajs system, will run into many millions of dollars, and would entail an Imaieriae. appropriation at ;ian early date, since .the minister con- alist'supporters in Quebec, to the al- leged proposed expenditure of many million dollars by Canada on Dread- noughts-for the Imperial 'navy until a naval .policy-has been evolved: When the 'cabinefconsiders the the naval proposals on -Mr. Borden's return it is rumored that Mr. Monk will oppose any large contribution on ihe score that the MORE MONEY IN FARMER'S DOCKET RAILROAD OFFICIAL'S ESTIMATE OF INCREASED VALUE OF THIS YEARS' CROP mat tue nterest of Canada and the Empire Ottawa, pro- will be -more immediately and better vess is nein Vjth servea by spending- the surplus of t- t, r, j in Dinging the transportation! vT? T" ,.'he thai it unexpected ;.lme completed through faciiities to a condition of efficiency! commensurate with the development of thei country. such a -proposal it considered that Mr. Monk might iave ,a 'good deal of support on his own "side of the house. How. Far Will He Go? How far Mr. 'Monk win press his ews in opposition to heavy naval, expenditure remains to be seen. There i re some who predict that a situation nipeg to Prince -Huperl'Dy'tlie end of 181-4. This is the report brought east ,by lUr. W. 1'. Hiuton, general passenger agent of the 0.1M'. who is on a visit to his Ottawa home. There :is at present a gap of 300 miles'between the western end of the steel in the Y is an'object lesson of what this wond- erful plant will do in Southern Al- berta. Taking a walk over the grounds wo see the model hedges, and plots of trees. Manitoba maple, ash, carra- gana, Russian etc. The {Mani- toba maple does not grow so well 011 the irrigated land as on the dry. Leaving thejrmts, we now come to the plots of whua-t aud oats which were sown .with various quantities of seed. Thus plots are put in at the, rate of 75, 00, 105 and J20 Ihs. per acre in order to test the various 'yields. The pip is are. looking'well, but it is too early yet to say what they are going to do in the way oC yields. Peas do well in this southern coun- ;ry, and here we see a test of IS vari- eties to determine their yield and suit- ability. The ground for peas, says ilr. Fairfield, needs mnoculation, and although the results of the inocula- ion may not be quite apparent in the first crop, the succeeding crops will irove its efficacy; The plots of-Martinis wheat look us f they will give the desired, results ntl keep up the name of this early la taring variety; that miay of these works for of It will be recalled that be created not dissimilar to that'lowliead the: eastern cod vhich led to the. retirement, of the completed Hne from .Port Artlni Ion. J. J. Tarte from the Laurier ad ilnistration- previous to the elections Jbe aid of navigation aml-the Improve ment'of harbors-call for "the mimed :iate attention of the department." in the course ofihls recent tour the min- ister at every port promised that ex- fJteiuh-e improvements would be made in the near future. i'i Seems Opposed to Dreadnought! On hia return to the capital Mr. pWonk, in an interview to the Conser- ftratlve delivered a veritable Broadside calling attention to the aacGsaity for vast appropria- ompuftlici works if Canada is to to own with the.lake of die 'United States. To who .Monlc there ap- 1n tble a. plan of opposition on Jtfie part of Minister of Public of his Nation- A his own responsibility Mr. Tarte went through Ontario and the east advocating large expenditures for.pub- lift works' and preaching protection. His resignation was asked for by Sir Wilfrid Laurier on the ground that he had taken himself the advo- cacy of matters on which he had not consulted hia coHeaguea. A Montreal View of the Situation Montreal, Aug. is rumored here in politiol circles that Hon. P. D. Monk will leaW the cabinet if Rt, engineerii will JBftTO LUC CtLUUmL II KE. f, Hon. Mr. Borden makes a. direct con- trltutfpn to the' Imperial It is alao thought that his emphasiw on the needa of inland ports and canals is partly t'one to diacourage Mr. Borden in his desire to oontribute to the I yerlal nf.vy. this gap no serious difliculties are presented. The Grand Trunk. Pacific will do i share in the'movement of this. son's grain crop, .which Mr. Hint says will be double of that thre years ago. Hn estimates that t-1 western farmers should have 000 more to spend from this year' crop than they had from the yield last yeai. The G. T. is not only increas ing its freight equipment but .ha added three million bushels capacil J its elevator al the head ot th reat Lakes. Philippe Hebert, the Canadian scnl tor, will design the "momiment t i-j King Edward VII; to be erected ii J Phillips Square, Montreal. Your'Earning Capacity By Increasing Your Buying Capacity. I WE ARE ALWAYS G L A D T O SHOW OUR GOODS! Get next Hot Weather Comforts now j AT COST! I REFRIGERATORS, T. E N T S AND HAMMOCKS 'Splendid in Each Line. G. W. GRAY You Can Buy SUMMEfc GOODS Now at BIG SAVINGS! 11 We Are Absolutely SELLING AT COST! We-next havarour attention .taken p with an interesting experiment. A en-acre plot will have ten acres con- nuotisly in alfalfa, while an acre will e plowed up and another -seeded own-each 60 per cent, ways in alfalfa. The (Irst- .year a oed he it in on -the: {ilfaLia sod, the .next year there wiU.be eui ucre'put into wheat, another Mire the year after in- to wheat or coarse .grains, while the j last year 'will be coarse grain. In tlie hoed crop rotation when potatoes were raised jt-.was found that taking th-e value of the potatoes at. digging time at 50c per bushel, was cleared on ihe .crop on an. acre, ex- penses, rent- of land, .etc., included. A splendid 'yield of alfalfa and tim- othy was seen, and which 'Mr. Fair- field estimates-will go tons to the acre, while another six acres of al- falfa will yield very heavily. Mr. Fairfield thinks that one is safe in estimating the cost of raising ai falfa, including labor, ditching and water rent-till it is put into the stack, at fl.50. per ton. A man getting ?QO ;i month' should; be able to keep the water on 300 acres, and until 60 per cent, of the irrigated land in Southern Alberta is put into hay the allowed to stand a short time, then plowed again and planted with pota- toes, using ;i planter. This land should yield 500 bushels to the acre. A splendid patch of winter wheat sown on the Jst of September at, tho rate of a bushel per acre was next seen.- Leaving the "dry" farm we next go over tiie irrigated land. Here we see many "of the same experiments under different conditions, but all looking in great shape. The writer was especi- ally struck with the experiment which are being conducted, as at Lacombe, to determine the best varieties of grain to sow, the best dates for sow- ing, the value of the crop, and the value of the land after the crops are taken off. We also saw experiments in corn and roots, also different plots sown, ten days apart, to find out the. most advantageous dates to sow both 'win- ter aud spring wheat. Touching on the tests made of vari- ous methods of cultivation, of deep and shallow plowing, etc., Mr. Fair- breaks will grow and where drouth and wind shelter land prevalent. field is a staunch believer in deep plowing, but it should be done on summer fallow. The fallow, should be plowed ;to a depth of-eight inches and subsoiled for four'inches and then allowed sufficient time to pack. The best results can not be obtained by putting grain crops right.: away on deep plowing, as the newly turned up too cold. Wheat and coarse grains show a decrease in yield for the first two years, then an increase; but the land, must have time to pack. Roots again, like strong feeders, and can stand deep -plowing and show an increase right away. Mr. 'Fairfield also states that the depth at which grain should be sown to give the beat results is four and a- half inches. This may appear to some of our readers to be rather.deep, but the different experiments in various depths of: stfwiitg tried at Leihbridge, point conclusively to the fact that th-a best "yielda are got from round four inches deep. Hero we find five rows of Standard apples, and a number of trees of Dr. Stuindera' cross-breds. On'Wny' of the trees the fruit is set. Mnny other things of great spec- ific importance to the farmer 'were seen, but the space at, our disposal pro hibits our touching on them at this time. Suffice to say that a visit to th-e Lethpridge Experimental Farm would prove of rare educational value to any of our readers. The different; phases of agriculture, the results o various interesting and highly profi able experiments, useful hints in con nection with tlie every day life on th farm, would bs acquired, and a far me would go back to his own farm afte a day at 'Lethbridge, feeling that h has 'made splendid use of his time Many men are inclined to look ask ance at the work of experlmenta farms, but -right here" we can affirn that it would be greatly to the advan tage of any man engaged in any kin< of agricultural work to spend a daj or so every year in a visit to the .ex- perimental farms of the provinee. As we have said before in these col- limns, we think the governmenl should arrange excursions to the farms every, .summer, and doubtless these excursions would 'be largely tak- en advantage of. TRAMPS PUT THE TRAIN CREW WISE TO A LAND SLIDE AHEAD OF -FREIGHT ON C. P. R. NEAR LAGGAN Calgary, Aug. might have been' ;i serious accident was narrow- ly averted hy blip, presence, of mi ntl of two tramps who were riding on a westbound freight train heeween Ca- tliedral and Voho Saturday night. Between these two points the fam- ous glacier skirls the track on the fnprtli side, .slojiiiig down from a sort J want to contract Butter andEggs Will pay cash knd the -niarktti price. Write to 1 Killien 4l2-9th St. S. 550.00, IN CASH PRIZES FOR BEST BREAD AT LETHBRIDGS FAIR MADE FROM OTJPk FLOUR Sec prize list or write for .full Information ENTRIES FREE The Allison Milling Co. not be producing- what it should, rain, says Mr. Fairfield, should 'he-a side iesne with the farmer in this part if the province. Potatoes are another crop; which iave a great future ahead 'of- them. Anotiier interesting experiment was'of natural drop io huge deposits ot the' sowing of aifalfa tllization purposes strains. Xn: Fairfield has 'a. bees here among the alfalfa. Bees is well known, among the'best agents we have for crossing different strains, or as a fertilizer, carrying the pollen from one flower to another. Among' 'ihe last places we visiieJ n rows for gravcl whicli extend clear to und crossing of The freight train in question v.'as approaching the tuune! and silver mine in tlic vicinity of Laggiin. when one of. the hoboes saw the laud sliil- down to the track. With rare presence of mind he went to the t-rain on.Ihe farm was the apple orchard, jcrew-and apprised them of.the -land- This orchard is Ktirroimdud by in time lo have of-whlcli an Illustration1 Tt was nish-es ample proof how TURKISH PARLIAMENT DISSOLVED Constantinople, Aug. Imper- ial.decree was issued' today'dissolv- ing, the Turkish Parliament. Chamber passed a vote of want of con fidence in the Cabinet. The president the, mass the glacier 0., the at pajacc having melted had dropper! down till to report the action of the chamber, it encountered the gravel deposits he- foul the Sultan declined to receive low. him. the train stop- n examination ANAD1AN AUTOS .FOR NEW ZEALAND Aug. steaniBhlp Rakai, which sails this ]iort for New Zealand will have nn. boar-d a consignment of 165 Canadian automobiles. During the past years demand for Canadian automobiles has Increas- ed steadily, and every veesel 'which sails from this port for Now Zealand carries a consignment of cars. LOUIS: LI8BY river of the automobile- from .which Roasnthal was shot. He is ihown par- tially covering hie face with hii hand kerchief during .in examination OUR CONFIDENCE JUSTIFIED We promlae to refund the cost of Blue Ribbon Tea'if any buyer U not tatitfledf we know how excellent It Is, Such in offer could not bt made if thtre wai the slightest doubt about Blue Ribbon's good All we ask In that you buy A package and nee for yourself. ;