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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 4 i i 4 i 4 j i i i 4 i I 4 i i 4 I 4 I 4 i I TOYS A Wide Range for Both Girls and Boys FOR GIRLS Dolls, Doll Carriages, Tea etc. FOR BOYS Steam Engines, Horses, Automobiles Tool Chests, Printing Presses, etc. i I t I The Best Assortment of Toys Ever Stocked L. J. McLEAY 4 I What are the jJbints of comparison between the Canadian and Latin r' The question was inturost- discussed at the met-ting ingly of tlie Kxptrmu'nlal Union by President Crc't'lnutii of ti'ui Ontario al College, his bused on observation his visit to Europe Ticultur- being made during last summer. The Italian or French peasants, he were content to farm a small quantity of land, and farm it well. They apparently were perfectly hap- py to remain on their small patches under conditions which would make a Canadian farmer ready to give up business. Jn opening his. address President Creolman explained that it was not his intention to deal with agricultural conditions in England and Scotland, but at the same time made one or two references to SPECIAL DISCOUNT ON HARNESS and SADDLES FOE 30 DAYS LARGE ASSORTMENT OF BLANKETS, ROBES GLOVES and MITTS PBICES ON TRUNKS and VALISES 5 ALL NEW GOODS A. E. E ASTON CO. with those countries that their peasant population never expected to get anywhere. They were content to eat rye bread and cheese all their lives, and to go working their little bit., of land, which brought them that bread and cheese. A LitiSe Land Well Tilled In France very much the same con- ditions obtained as in Italy. The motto to be a little land we'll tilled., and it seemed to be. the cor- rect policy, for in view of .the fact tjhai the products of increased by one-third five ..years. The common use of oxen for draft still hampered the breeding of horses for farm use. Finance in the had last There, old country, conditions which were ana allowing uie innings uvj inteiest in view of the criticism the animal at one-third oi the' methods, adopted by original value after three years farmers by others who have Creelman was struck by at meetings of the "Union. Pa frivolity of the Parisians. to the agricultural educational insti- type seen on the streets of the tutions which he visited, he was that which did not strike that the principle adopted was as being responsible for the each institution to specialize on of the greatness of France particular branch of the work it was F.rance that had paid of. than to afford facilities for enormous war indemnity imposed L'enerai information; as was the Germany at the shortest notice, icy at the Ontario college. had repaid the money to those to a- -discussion of agricultural loaned it, in five ods in Italy, France and It was the race that farmed land, the speaker laid great two, five and ten acre sis on the intensive fanning and that was a big farm ed in those countries. He lived frugally, wasting nothing out that although Italy was made France. In Switzerland twice the size of New York the same spirit was to be found that country produced he saw people looking well fed. bushels of cereals in the course small sections, which made a year, to say nothing of the country look like experimenta1 amount of other agricultural at the Agricultural College ducts. The peasant people were one got a birdseye view of it thrifty people, and the thing iiSTvnjpr tlisn TDeoTilfi witr had impressed him in hundred acres in America. Farming 240-acre improved farm, at' par acre, within three miles of order to bring to his hearers true appreciation of the intensiv tion. ..8. S. Young, Raymond, practised in Europe he tbl< a of the Ontar- io Agricultural College tfas standing looking at a field of mangel wurtzels iii-Scotland. Turning to his host, he said: "You seem to have got-that aold into pretty good shape." The Scotchman thought for a moment, and said: "It ought to be, we've been cultivating a thousand years." 'Tt was only the following of those intensive methods that made it possible for the English farmer 10 pay twelve or fifteen dollars an 'acre- for rent of his land and still make a profit. The, English farmer had a particular knowledge, of the needs of each of his fields, and he was willing to'spend ten dollars an acre for fertilizers if he knew he would get an additional fifteen dol- lars an acre out of the crop. The Italian or French peasant would keep himself and family ori the waste resulting from the methods of a Canadian farmer. The Canadian farmer would, on the other hand, go of officers of the French jout business rather than put np Vith the lumbering oxen and poky turists were content to use. The Swiss farmer was content to put his profit back into his land for the pur- pose of increasing its productiveness, and did not want to go running off on trips to the city and buying au- tomobiles. "I may strain the cre- dulity, of my hearers, but I actually saw. men "in Italy spading land for said the speaker, but he add- ed that there were no :unplonghed corners or stone piles in the middle the fields. The Sow Thistle Coming as it did after a 'series of criticisms on the methods of Ontario farmers, the discussion on the eradi- cation of the perennial sow 'thistle was of particular interest. The man- ner in which the -weed has spread through the province was 'the sub- ject of universal lamentation, and it was urged by some that legislation ver, an excellent ckney bred, but it was i-poses. The breeding of ,6 by placing good mares huOuiu deal with the matter. torn1. T.O Over worth of DIAMONDS Rings., Pins, Lockets, etc. Just in Today C. ROSS TAXI; NEW STAFFORD BLOCK Case in District Court at Edmonton for M. D. Edmonton, Dec. the midst of life we are in debt." This is the experience of Martin Inglebrightson, of St. Albert, who was ordered by Judge Taylor in the district court yesterday, to pay Dr. Ferris the sum of for medical attendance to his family for a period extending, over July, August and September of 1906. "It is about time that a tariff be set for doctor's said His Honor in giving the above judgment. "There have been too many cases in court of disagreement over fees for medical attendance." The claim for the plaintiff, Dr.. Fer- ris, was'for being the fee for seventeen day visits and one night visit to the house of the defendant, which is thirteen miles from the plain tiff's office. The most important plea of the de- fence was that Dr. Ferris had a pa- rro-NiGHT Tuesday, Dec. 15 Exactly what ihe legislation should take was not .very 'definitely expressed, bxit presumably it was considered desir- able that the farmers should be beyond the "Inglebrightson polled to clean the infected areas. llome) one at St. and yet he charged the defendant in full for the trip to St. Albert at the rate of per mile with additional charge for 'the rig. The defence also claimed the request of the defendant that only eight visits were made at these at per visit would make the of importance to note that a'ma- jority of the correspondents who had been asked to give an opinion re- commended better cultivation as Ahe best cure for the nuisance, and par- ticularly planting rape in the in- fected fields. Eape grows more rao- idly and develops earlier than the and chokes it. Attractive ideas Forte Presents Our" Store alarge assortment of orient- al art Goods. Christmas shoppers will find in-it.ap- propriate and artistic presents in novelties, "silk goods and Japanese ware. See our toys for children. Chow Sam Co, SHORT ORDERS AT All HOURS for medical fees he was a verdict for the plain- WATER TANK BURST St. N. B., Dec. In- tercolonial railway water tank .it Island yard holding gallons or 400 tons of water bxirst with .a mighty roar last night. This morn- ing broken timber and twisted bands mark the spot. The force of escap- ing water broke the bridge across Marsh Creek and also broke all the windows, in the dynamo room and stores department of the railway. Rotting of iron which held the tank was the cause. The damage is esti- mated at Polmatler Sisters at the' Lyceum tonight. .Prices 75c and 50c. Come early! latter indebted for only His Honor held that as there was Anyone who appreciates good sing- ing should come to the Eureka to- night. no tarifi bound to tiff, but he refused to allow, the full charge of per mile to the house of the defendant when it -was necessary to go past the to visit another patient. Only half this charge was allowed. J.'E- Wallbridge appeared for the plaintiff, and Chas. Grant for the defendant. v Pblmatier Sisters at the v Lyceum tonight. .Prices 75c ;and 50c Come early I Patented Sectional Houses Manufactured in. Vancouver, B.C., of the very best Kiln- dried Lumber, in .latest 'de- signs. Prospective builders do well to write me before deciding on. a house S. A. Spencer AGENT and BUILDER, CARDSTON I LYCEUM THEATRE TWO nights commencing j. j To-Night, Tuesday, December 15th{ "UNIVERSAL" AND "ENTERPRISE1 FOOD CHOPPERS CHOP MEATS VEGETABLES FRUITS NUTS, ETC. ALMOND ICING AFTER BLANCHING NUTS, DRY THOROUGHLY AND PUT THROUGH YOUR CHOPPER BREAD CRUMBS AFTER DRYING BREAD THOR- OUGHLY, PUT THROUGH YOUR CHOPPER No. 1 UNIVERSAL, ij Ib. cap. it THE FAMOUS I Polmatier Sisters Orchestra and Concert Company -r-Ljrr c: er A ci ft EVENT 3 3 5 ENTERPRISE li Ib. cap. tt u 10 22 tt tt 3 4 tt tt 2.00 3.25 2.00 3.00 4.25 -THE SEASON'S rviU3 A Magnificent Pr Renditions. Equipment. IV Vocal Instrumental Solos, Duets, Trios, Quartettes, and Complete Orchestral s and DRAMAT1C ENTERTAINERS. Gorgeous Scenic and Costume Seats now Selling at Lyceum Box Office 75c RND 5Oc Special Matinee Wednesday Bargain Prices 25c and 50c "IF YOU LIVE OUT OF TOWN WRITE US." SUiIlord Co. ;