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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Toil had better bjiy whatever coal you need for the remainder of the winter from MOBISON & DIXON. Our price is right. With every ton you buy from us you get a coupon, which may bring you the ' McLaughlin As soon as 1,000 tons are sold, a Coupon will be drawn from the sealed box, and the person hpldini? the number will get the swell new bug-gy. Cash must accompany every order. We are in the draying business on a big scale. Prompt work and entire satisfaction guaranteed. The Tv^orison St Dixon Transfer Co. PHONE ita THE TRANSFER MEN,* LETHBRIDGE. Oflioe oyer Hick & Wakely Store. Sure Growth :: AT RELIANCE It will be one of tbe leading Coal Mining Centres of Alberta. A lot of money has beeu invested io a modern plant. Fire clay haa been discovered in xtcusiye quantities, and its uec means that Reliance will be a great industrial centre. RELIANCE LOTS Aro now on the market. Tbey sell from 950 to 9300 a lot, according to location. 10 PER CENT. DOWN GETS YOU A LOT And ten per cent a month will handle other payments. One of the beat opportunities to inveat your money and reap big rotoraa. Reliance is bound to grow. Write or call on- T. E, PATTESON Ott> Block LftTHBRJDGE. ALBERTA -For further portieulars. FAKMEK'S I'AllAGIl.VPHS. The fuel shonjigf was .serious enough. It woulU h�ve tiecn tnuch worsQ had it not lieen sotlled before the recent cold snap. tSonte steps should l>a taken by ths government to provide against Nuc-h strikes iu future. For the Tillers of the Soil More injury is done to brood mures [by over, attention than by lack or attention. Plenty of teed is required but exeixise alonR with it keeps the mnre inoro vigorous aneon enforced in u few cases this fall. Fines have b rtps-troy wectls. The successful nny be doteotcd by adding lime to one part of the supposedly sour tract. Plant l)eotR thsro and on theuhtreuted part. If th^vtVccts arc a finer crop where lime v-as'^applicd it snows that such treatment will improve many crops. ..J. P. McDride. J. P. Fiok and Joa i';9a�lison am nieiitionert as' probable .MiUftotfs In CrMbrook. :?^9ll;^i^ieod faiir wilt :lie hold at Cards-'it�a in February. !^Oeo. HiUier. C. P. It. Agent at �iaaai|MW|OQli. kM. fffn tr�s�fori�d to IMtramlih. B. 0. W^'"^^...... �� The pass towns elected tho foUovv-ing overseers: I'rauk, !. H. Farmer; Itlairinorc, W. \. Hoe�j�>; Colo -man, 1>. .J. Mclntyiv. Cardston branch of tna All)crta Farmer's Association proprtscfl to erect a grain elevator, ond flour milt at that point. C;K0W1N0 AUh'ALFA IN ALBERTA Ontario and the North Eastern States have rod clover and alsikeand corn ensilage for protoin and sue-cuh-nt winter fodders, and'the West-cm States have Alfalfa, hut as yet it has not been clearly demonstrated that All^rta has any complenKnt for these. True, the grains and hay> grosses yield better hero than anywhere else in tho world, but grain at liest is expensive feeding nnd grass hay is unbalttnccHl without a goodly pro[>ortion of gra.n and oven thon tacks succulency. The iKiparimont of Agriculture rscogniiicd. this fact long Itofore the farmer. Iwcause so long as the rattle have free rango and abundant pasture no naed of winter fodder is recognized; but as tho rango j becomes. more and more cut off nnd more intens>ivc farming must be car- I ried on the farmer must more and more rvcognizo tho importance of growing high yielding nirtritioua win ter foddei's and sec that the Itopart-mont h.is taken S't^sps to forestall his difliculliis long l�fape they appeared. In 1904 tind 05 the Territorial IK-partment instituted a .sysitcm of cooperative ex)�i}rinif.'nt.s and this was followed,in lOOfi liy the Alberta Department and pVirticiilar attontlon was given in divtermining tha teas -ibility of growing alfalfa. It has I been the good fortune of your humble .sci'var.'t to spond thvmost of the past six weeks in inspecting these plots t(j arrive at a final conchi.s'.on. Let mo inform j'ou at the outset, liowovcr, that tho work is only lo- I gun ond only a partial report can 'l>e given. That tho ivport is jinconiplote is flue to lack of knowledge or.' the part of many of the experimenters us j to the scientific treatment the plant .�;hou]d receive. In nwvny cases tho e.vperinwnter stated .that the crop WAS winter kilUwl; but in nearly every case of winter killing 1 found thn-t tho plots had bcerj closaly po-s -tureat difflculty is to so nurture tho plants tha first season as to got'thoir roots to pchatrate the water-table. This is done by ha\ing the land .n good lilth and froe from weeds and harrowing tha crop fretjuently during the growing season. At Macleod and I^cav^ngs some of tho plots were doing sufficiently well to indicat^T that tho failure in others WflS due more to bad management than to faulty soil or climat�. .\t Calgary all the i)lots wi�ter-killeis line. -Win. A. Munro, in Parmors* Advocate - GOSSIP By ti. ON THE SIDE T�tti�' As predicted in the Herald last w^jek, .J. Moc, the popular C. P. II. ofeent hero has been transferred to Cranbrook. No more a(fnell of weather, which Int'erfeivd with the Electric Light Co. By the way Manager Froomain deeervcsgroafc credi't for the wa.y ha was able to keep the plant moving cv.^n at half pitoli. H-.; w�.s up night, and day aind nearly wora himsnlf out in endeavoring to kfop tho light imd power on. Uaymond is ravelling in the pleasures of a new game. Hero 'is tha way it goes, according to the Chron-icloi On Wednesday evening. Doc. 10 w,iM occur the novel spectacle of the (own licaux spleotingas partners the Ithin-nest and lightest weight ladies to bo had as> each young m�in will ho taxed one (.-^nt for each 16 ounces that his partner weighs on specially tested scales. Unfortunately the .town supply of anti fat is fn the blockade and yoiing liulies who are seeking to reduce weight are forced to the harrowing praotioe of denying thetni-selves foont South on Saturday morning last to take a much needed rcSt, This year's campaign has been a most arduous cno for Mr. Ellison roctuiring onbiing effort to obtain fuel and bolp. It will Ija some weeks hofore ho returns.-Ray-nuind Chronicle, v ;