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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE SIX e SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1910 OF INTEREST TO Greater Comforts the Home More Practical Legislation Needed for Agricultim Fourth of a aorlps of "Letters Only-two nnd onchalt per cent, ot t.iaing pressure.at the tnps; such by G. R. Maraoch, presi- the 40Q farmers visilcd in connection a force to- elevate .-water to a dent ot the Ixithbrldgo Board" of with the Agricultural Survey Com- j tank ia the attic or tuo pneumatic Trade, in the Financial Post. mission .'of Conservation In 1.115 had tank in the cellar, and the cost of 'the complete service of water oa tap, piping anil installation will vary ac- oath arid toilet in their houses. Five cording to circumstances. per cent bad automobiles; 38 per Ona farmer haj the hot water at i the heading of cent, .hud 32 per cent, had' tachmcnt, tank, bath and dry closet to sozue aspects ot the. na- organa.and 22 per cent had gasoline installed for 550.00, the farmer him-, tlen's business in.regard1 to tho niett. engines on the farm. While it Is well I self helping the Dumber to do the ods that are ava.lable to us, I that rent, assess sufficient! work. The complete service. which ing practically with the returned Attention was directed in the artic- les you have published under 'Letters from Lett End baih. Ivest time and stand, idle for U> No'investment yields more in con-jthe balance of the year. The women's health and on the farm thinks he cannot creating greater home along without the many labor saving: Del comforts and in elevating the general devices. How about a labor saver tone- ot the material side of the farm It is imques- th'an the installation of water service: tionably a _. common-sense business the relationship een our western agriculture and our eastern manufacturing business were dealt with. The prices of unoccu- pied agricultural lands, the tariff, the transportation and'mar- The diagrams in connection with to go about it, or because they think U. too-expensive. Thee great as many imagine. can "tffi'-purchased for a sink Carleton the returned soldier -was at- basin for a closet for a .'id-gallon 'hot water tank for {10.00.1 of "Home .Various' means are employed in ob-1 Conservation. President of. the local Board of 'i j tempted. Trade, who is writing a series of art- J Lvnde orofessor of Phv- The thesis developed in these artic- icles for the Financial iedgemcnt of the-dependence of'their feld College! and i5 are bems "rth8 taaiUi success on'agriculture; 'tho n AT im tratlbn Plot Plan started'la 1916; tlie County Agent" 'dystem fa not .esiab- Ushfcd In Western Canada, but tho staffs ot the Alberta Agricultural schobLs endeavor In various practical to help the surrounding farmers. Some good %vork Is being :doue by means of the funds provided by the Agricultural Instruction Act iu the various'provinces. The importance of agriculture to the nation is beginning to toe upon the H'gU School pupils in our city schools, consolidat- ed: schools rural -Liti'leU are able to pay teachers bettor and those teachers as well as the teacher.! the smaller rural schools are being, en- couraged'.'to, -practical Interest in; agricultural problems; good done In training young mon In'the agricultural colleges; an excel- lent start has been made in giving winter courses to farmers' eons and daughters in the agricultural schools of Alberta; .the .daily and weekly give considerable space to agri- cultural matter; 'the rural clergyman is beginning to his, useful- ness will be increased If he takes on interest in the economic details farmer's life; some .city boards of tra'de are making practical acknow MAGIC BAKING POWDEF CONTAINS; NO U.UHL OTliknwni medium prtecd I baking- nwda In Canada that doM not cantaln alum and which iiaa all lu Intradlwito I plainly itaUd en the E.W.eilJ.EK COMPANY UMITH) our. BAKING: POWDER NINE: SONS IN ARMY Because Wlliani Boll, a wild duck rearer, for Sir' .Bichard Graham, of already lips nine ,10118'in tiio army all Having Volunteered at the outbreak his tenth, son, William, aged' 18, has been exempted from' military duty. DIDN'T SEE THE TOWN The town of Wayne Pa., is very Indignant, over, the'.'satirical reniark .mado by an automobile: driver who had set Mi speed .limit at forty-five miles. The authorities arrested him for racing through the town. and he said ho didn't see It. FARMS FOR SALE agricultural nation, and that our pres- ent and future progress, and even the (Running hot and cold water in the kitchen removes much of the drudgery of housework for wife. A plan for installation 1s shown above. j DIAGRAMS SHOEING METH- Bathrooms 'for farm homes are jnst as necessary as' for city homes, and the cost is not prohibitive. The above dia- gram shows plan for installation. OD OEVtraw the power of the substance practically negligible to phosphoresce, according to the When straw roughage It not avail-; Popular Science Monthly. When able it le necessary to feed either hay water containing oxygen I> added to alose or tat? with sofae gnUc, out the'powder it gives the golden glow even wften ihii is n-esssary owing to shortage ot straw. It has been. fonnd more economical, particularly in the health and condition of life bones in spring to winter in the open than la (tables During the season hones were wintered in Ue open, hay and grain. winter, was severe and 'f, I of the (iretly'i light ELICTRIC WASHING MACHINE In an electric washing machine that it said to handle the most dell- itkbrlu the water Is pumped through the articles to be cleansed they slowly revoked in Britain's Generous Handling Of Crude Rubber Situation Has Held Down Cost of Rubber Footwear While Prices of Other Necessities Soar When, some twenty years ago, Great Britain began to establish great rubber plantations in her tropical Dominions, the outside world's industrial experts laughed in scorn! Were there not thousands of square miles of wild rubber trees in Brazil and elsewhere simply waiting to be tapped? Were not the marvell6us chemists'of Germany working diligently to devise a process" for making synthetic rubber at a fraction of the cost of the natural article? Britain, they averred, was wasting time and money. Six years ago the price of crude rubber jumped to a pound, because the or tons which seemed to be the limit of the forests fell far short of the enormously increasing the synthetic rubber promised by Germany failed to materialize. The tons produced by the British plantations in 1910 was more than welcomed, and trfe scoffing ceased. By 1914 the plantations were producing nearly 1001000 tons, or 60% of the world's supply, and the price had been reduced to one-third of the 1910 figures. This year the plantations are contributing of, the wtal Britain holds a monopoly which has- been of vital importance in the War. I, Controlling the seas as y" Tiritiei, has effectually cut off the Teutons, while providing an abundance for the Allies. To neutrals, who might easily have been forced taipfiy-any, prise, the monopoly has been truly a benevolent one, for so Iong7j3 thty'reseUnone the Germans, they get all the rubber they want -price the war. J. No nation, neutral or mare Britain'! foresight and generosity in this matter than Canada. general ----o-----i- B.b vwavMig iwu iu live InMi normal, the advantage of wearing rubbers and winter is strongly emphasized They cost so little compared to the shoes whose .term of service they practically double, that it certainly eco'nimftq'wear them at every sign of bad weather. And more important: i The need for leather at the Front u to great, and the scarcity serious, that it is a patriotic duty to save it we can by vrearing rubbers and I The C. B. Bowman Agency ESTABLISHED 1891. Grain Insurance ME. FARMER PROTECT YOUR YEAR'S WORK. We will insure your grain or buildinjt, by the day, week or month, and .when sold the policies can be tincilled a refund allowed. Insure in an Agency that will be In builniH to look after your interests if a claim is made. Our Agency has carried en' business for over 25.-years and is permanent. ACADIA BUILDING LETHBRIDGE, Al.TA. PHONE 1325 ONE DAY WE LOST A CUSTOMER- HE DIED The Live Ones Are Still Witt Us. Give, ui a chance to demonstrate cur service by entrusting your next order in futurei to our care. Our new office is in the Empress Block, Ground Floor SHIP YOUR NEXT CAR .TO. US. ;