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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 10, 1912. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD I '4 I 3 Are Buying Lethbridge Property For inside residential or subdivision property see COMPANY SEE THIS! For sale, new seven roomed, fully modern bouse, will take va- cant property as pnrt of first payment; balance on easy terms TO LOAN FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE Alberta Loan and Investment Co., Limited 1211 One of the Finest Business Sites in North Lethbridge Lot' clOBB to' Westminster Meat Market on 13th St., N., Price J1600, 1-3 cash, balance 1! and 12 months. This is the best buy on the street and we believe the only lot south of 5th Avenue at the price. Realty Co. PHONE IM Fire Insurance Money to Loan TO roomed fully .modern house, with or without furniture; close in. The C. B. Bowman Agency ACAD1A BLOCK.. PHONE 1324. Qlve ui a trial for those harvest men you are needing. Satisfaction Guaranteed. T. H. Co. Employment Agency' JOHNSON BLK. Phone 1327 LETHBRIDGE For sale ISO acres, close to Taber, 925.00 per acre. Terms ?3.00 per acre cash, balance crop payments. Some excellent buys in Lethbridge property. See us-before buy. ing'.elsewhere. T.H. Employment Agency JOHNSON BLOCK LETHBRIDGE SECURITY INVESTMENT CO., LIMITED "LAND MERCHANTS Fire and Life.lniurance Room 12, Hull. Block, Lethbridge, Phone 768. ;Rbom 207, Templeton Building, Salt Lake City, Raymond Alta., phons 5. tn I For Quick Sale FIrtt class grocery located. Price actual cost ot Etock and fixtures. Good terms. Alberta-British Columbia Land Co. Ltd. j Capital 10 Sherlock 721 D. L. KIMBALL, Man'ajtr In 1911 Twelve Hundred Cars of Fruit the !TnilKl Into Western Canada. through one port of entry. It .is estimated Fifteen hundred cars for the same routing Tor 1012. Think it over. Firm T. LATHROP Stafford Block F.rnn.- PHONE 1412 P. O. DRAWER 646 Harris Olson Agencies Real Eitate Creiton Fruit Lands Can. Railway Accfdent Ins. Fire and Life Iniurance C. P. R. Labor Agent! Central Employment Agency Agents for Oliver Typewriter Steamship Agenti BROKERS- 2 and 4, BEGIN BLOCK Lethbridge, Alberta HERE! Six lots, corner 7lh Avenue and ISth Street South Third cash, hnlaice 6 and 12 months. Throe lots, corner 7th Avenue Mid ISth Street South One-Third cash, btllnce li and 12 months. L S. RIPLEY CO. ARTHUR PERRY IS A SCIENTIFIC FARMER A Visit to his Fine ivarm Near Cardston Proves It Cardslon, Aug. staff repre sensitive of the Herald visited this wsok, by Invitation, at the home and iTarm of Arthur Perry, the noted Card- ston fanner. Mr. Perry's 'iitim lies southeast of the Iowa on the Si. Mary's river, and nestled In the bottom is iMr. Perry's comfortable home and oiit buildings, and about -00 acres 'vf broken" fand. The news- paper man made welcome hy Mr. Perry and his estimable mother, and was shown about the farm, at the same time being given to understand lhat the owner 'was not seeking pub- licity, nor was he anxious to have hir, appear in the columns of a newspaper. The first place of interest visited was the garret of Mr. Perry's' home, where the winner of many agricul- tural has in preparation his ffn hftwnoi; inrt njjil to the acre. Two varieties of oal particularly interested Die Herald vi Hor. One was the Cerson oal whlc is a heavy oal With Ihln hull. Th top of the' head wuu thoroughly ripe while the grain at the of t'h head watt well g'rown. This is Mr Perry's experiment thi variety, and he is watching with Rrea interest the development of (he rip ening Tllci'O Wan also a hufi less oat which is beginning to ripen As well as wheat and oats, Mr Perry js experimenting with othei grains. A variety of hull-less am beardless barley 'was particularly'in leresiing, while buck wheat, sprnr., rye and fall rye were also shown In state of development. Best Kind of Fodder Mr. Perry is at the prenent time endeavoring to find out what will make the most satisfactory -fodder io grow in the district in which lie lives, lie has found timothy to ho unsatis- factory. Rroui-e will grow in places, but the difficulty IB to get rid of it once it gets into the ground. Alsack clover has been tried with consider- grasses which he is to exhibit at thu j ahle degree of-success, and Mr. Pern- ury-Fanmng Congress. The room j this year has two varieties of millet, order that! one.of Russian and the other Hun- was darkened by blind: the grass might mature without bleaching. About fifty samples of natural grass, all grown on .Mr. Perry's farm and picked mostly on lire hillsides and in the river llat, were there hanging almost ready for .reimportation to .the Congress hall. Some of this grass measured seven "eat in height, while, oilier samples vere but tbe length of one's hand. Mr. Perry makes no boast of being an expert, in the growing of vege- ablcs; but he exhibited -to liis guest "i ripe tomato among many green mes. In his splendid vegetable gsrd- :n here also' -were probably twenty different varieties of potatoes besides ether vegetables in'great variety and abundance. But what interested Mr. Parry's vis- itor most was his growing'. grain; he has set out In'experimental plots both in.the river bottom and on the high land on top. Mr. Perry has uej-n accused of irrigating In the. growing of some of big grain, but a. casual inspection of the land all about the experimental plots will show that at the present time irrigation is quite impossible. In one row of plots were twenty different varieties .of wheat. Among the important varieties which the visitor's attention was call- ed was .Kubanka, which has grown io a heighth of five feet six inches. -Mr. Perry remarked that nt the pres- ent tircfc western, mills were not equipped with machinery to mill this variety, but in time it would b'e a good variety and largely grown. There ivas a piece of regenerated lied Fife, ind seven or eight'acres (if the fa- mous Marquis planted, tvhich, under .Perry's care lias grown to "a plendid stand. Mr. 'Perry has also given a good eal of attention to'bats and has'tip- vards of a dozen varieties in "his 'lots, some of which it is estimated garian, but these be believes cannot be grown with success in this com- munjty. The visitor's attention was called to tbe fact that we have not a good grass which can be success- fully grown in this country, and Mr. Perry showed a plot of southern grasses which be is trying. From some of these plots Mr. Perr 'will gather bundles for an exhibit o sh-sal' of grain and fodder, and tb threshed grain for exhibiting in bill: worked' by 'hand. ''This will ensure that lio noxious weeds from1 a thresh mill will be allowed to mix wit! the grain and thus cause a rcduccioi in points." At the close' of the Herald repre sentative's'visit his .host made It ver; clear to him-that he was uot doing this work as work to the experinientaJ -'arms "of province or country, but merely for his own recreation and satisfaction. Nothing pleases Mr. Perry more than to watch the grain grow.- He-7'told the Herald that unlike the demonstration farms, he does not measure his grain 1101 weigh his seed. sure of the work to him is wholly In seeing the grain grow, and taking note of the resultant seed which produces. The Cardston f arm this .year not be permitted to'enter any of his grain in the Cardston" district exhi- bition according tb the rules of the Congress, those having individual ex- INAVAL ESTIMATES ALL THE TALK hibits arc not permitted to duplicate their exhibits in the one for the dls- C. Cardston will suffer greatly''in not having Mr, Perry's.grain to sup- plement the splendid samples which arc being cared tor in prepara- tion for this great 'exhibition. Mr. Perry is doing1 a splendid; work in the district in "which he lives hi' the in- terest which lias been', created in._a better method of farming- thaii has heretofore b-een adopted. TAKE THE PLACE OF INSURANCE ACT IN'-PUBLIC DISCUSSION IN GREAT BRITAIN London, Aug. naval males have taken the place of the Insurance Act In the public mind this week. At this period week the country wag demanding the gov- ernment" for the extra burden of tax- J'toHM ty the 'national insur- ance scheme. 'Thin week the people were on their knees begging that fur- ther faxates be Imposed., The proposed' increase in naval strength is a spectacle somewhat ri- Ilculous to 'the onlooker. The herl- litary b'jgey is dangled before the eyes of tbe public and there is a wild cry for more ships. One might imag- fi'om reading some of tlie papers hat Germany was preparing; for an ntmedhto' descent" on the English :oast, while'poor Britain lies defence- eBS. H might be fancied also that he Empire.-Is about to crumble unless general licet Is-maintained.In. thhn seats or bin councillors immediately in of one step lower will u seats for the high, council, and a iliird section will Seat the elders' quorum, and will have provision made for the disposing cf the sacrament, of the Lord's supper. On a semi-circu- Ir.r dias on .both sides of the auditor- ium at the front will be. seats for the seventies. U is plamred to sea the auditorium with regular church pews, acornmo-datton being provided for 1.200. At the rear of tbe church a gallery has been erected with a seat- ing capacity of some -100. This will make the total seating capacity of (he cbiircb something in the neighborhood The building will be lighted by eterlrtcily. Two large chandeliers hnvo been installed at a cost of apiece, nnd around the auditorium be neat wall .brnckels, lighting the lower, parts and sides the building. Behind th-o choir gallery "will he rooms for. the storing of music and .Immediately under this is the bap- tismal font, and several small rooms l which will be used .Tor private icon- ferenees and such purposes. The basement will be used .for Sunday school purposes arid social functions gnen the chinch a time the space over the auditorium will be The ed (o the newspaper man that there would be eigbt feet clear along the entire length of th-a building, cess to tbis would be gained through an aspirable stair from the rear of the gallery. The building, which was started in 1909, js .of 59x130 feet, nnd is located on a hill in one of th'a most 'in' the town. The are of stained glass, broad cement steps lead up to the large doors at..the entry D, H, fulsome-is the" contractor out most of tile work has been sub-let to A. Leadbstter. The building is a. credit to the skill and.workmanship of both these gentlemen, and will for nany.years to come be the most el- aborate building fn Southern Alberta, The contractors anticipate that if the material, which they are expecting, arrives in time, the entire building will be' ready for the painters about he middle of next week. MPROVINGTHE IRRIGATION CANAL Spring Coulee, Aug. P.' R. through its Natural: Resources depart- ment, is making extensive Improve- ments on its Irrigation canal, running between Kimball nnd the vicinity of Spring Coulee there is now at work a number of teams mak- ing n wagon nnd automobile, road.ji- long the lower side of the bank on the cut along Coulee. This Is a gi- gantic undertaking, as the soli must all be hauled ami deposited nt the fcot or tbe-embankment, so that thej embankment may be luiilt from Hie even up. It will take many to complete the work, owing to (ho fad j thai, Ihe formers1 horses aro now busy; and the department must depml upon its own horses for the work It wishes to do. Interviewing Superintendent McLean, of tills division, th'e Herald was informed thnt this is only one of BKiny improvements which the f'omnany antloipHte making In the iv- rigallon canal in this district. BANK ROBBER MUST COME BACK FOUGHT EXTRADITION FOR'SEV- EN DID HE ,r .GET THE MONEY Los Angeles, Aug 8 Dpan, the alleged robber ot the Bank of t, Westminster, was-actually started for Canada tc- m the custody of an officer, after having spent seven months and 100, according to the authorities, in its fight to escape being sent back to "ace the trial Doputj United States Marshal in obedience :tb an-.o'rr r ier from the Department 01 State, the prisoner north The source Dean's supplj of monex with which' to fight extradition, has been a Iciy on detectnps are still working Dean is charged haA- ing robbed the bank on November. 13, 1011, by.which he and (our confeder- ates secured ,He was ar- rested here early in February, ALL SNAPS (1.000 buye'76.ft. x ft., cor- ner, price above is only two-blocki from Central aehool J675-buys two ioli'-bn Sth Ave. South. Price 52.000, balance in one and Uvo years. buys two close in; price above lots near 3rd Ave. South. buys'25 lots Lakeside, price each; above are level and near Henderson Park. HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Blrtg. St. ;