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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK TKN UrrHIJIUlKiK DAILY HERALD RESULTS FIRST YEAR'S OPERATIONS IN VAUXHALL IRRIGATED DISTRICT FEBRUARY 26, A KEAOEKS JOURNAL (Dy tlie iiniitiludu of iK'Oplo tin1 an unknown, unov (Continued iroin PJIRO tkat tho past fow years liavo corn- of the district uiul Rot of Inictr-v is j'lctcly turned tho si-ate in favor of opinions rcgnrrtingr .1 telephone sys-: P'uml rcpiun. If one of multitude thA whprn-jfl 'it nnn hl tllis Wll-v lUUMl- i 1S loili'd sllllJCft thl'.v afO tfto litigation. wuercas, at otic i..itit.> ,n .m lirn ni fanner was on iiaiue to Knueuimj; as time the dry land farmers wniild not with the result that j "Nivl don't like pnctry. ilon'i sue any- liear of suich a thing, now. ihoy nre'is-'rv almost umuiiimius 't. Thnt ix, most of it. There's anxious to obtain water iprjn favor or h-lcplHiiien. 'I'he ur llv" "l Kipling's I like, and 'il amlipient we IT also approached iiy "''harpo of the Light Brisado" M.; cC tiu' company this naMcr ami next spring .iil hi- throughout the dis- ri.'l. 'I'lif hoard of trade Intends iiti'ivst itself further on behalf of the fiiriniM- rcKardlili: the fluctuation i their holding or else to sell um move to a place where they can irrigated land. In order to rraliw the reason for Ihis hanK'.' of attitude, it is only lira'? t'.) take a plrinre ;.t i om parattve tig-ares whii-h are shown he low ami which pivo at. tin? same very comprehensive aryum'-M favcr of irrigation. Th? "pet toother" spirit wlii sn for the success ol" a district is particularly noricear-I book more than ir twice. I couldn't iiiulcrstaud and didn't like .what 1 of in the Vauxha'l n i K Inttlori in 'of livestock ami farm produce prices of it. ianil now that telephones are, assure'! i Sncii the views and is jit will -lit: a i-innparativelv easy mai- I'erieuce.s of ni.uiy. The is that v.v ite-'- la keep everyhodv informed The; I apprcciatiim of IVetry, like the great value to the i "PP'vciation of Art, or ut Music, must ommunity as .it so ottcu happens I cultivated hy long and careful eilu- Health sated district. Thin board of trade that live stock or farm produce could lie sold at much better th formed ir. the part pf last nrptiups uiis nnormatioii. well at-j The Vauxhall board of trade district j also instrumental in obtaining seller was only information. if ''ation in the matter. To expect an untrained mind to Instantly grow co- has lield many inrptiups til ail of which were tended by tho farmers of the district j also instrumental in obtaining a post :icd ,n.iiiy important matters came up (office for the town which is a very lor considaration ar.il were passed great convcnienco to the farmers who before that had to go many miles for in possession of "I.ycidas." or "A Grammar- I ian's Funeral." would upon. Representatives of the board of trade were appointed at one of the -.tieetir.es and til :iess to person; their mail, and they had unite a little to do w-ith the formation of the new made it their busi-JKinluck school district which will v call upon all the open up in the spring. Comparative statement Showing Average Yields and Viluei of Crops YBr the Six Years, 1915-1920, on Dry and Irrigated Test Plots, at Canada Land and Irrigation Company's Irrigated Farm. Av. Unit Value for six years 1915 to .flp.16 per ton 1.63 per bus. per bus. 1.16 per bus. T- per bus. 0.91 per bus. 7.00 per ton pry Land. Av. Yield Value per r-r acre 0.63 tons 3S.27 bus. L'6.64 bus. bus. 113.32 bus. T.-lii tons acra S 33.02 L'4.11 L'3.94 57.7S 103.12 52.15 Irrigated Land. Value Av. Yield Vol. per of Inc. per acre acre per acre 3.47 tons S 64.42 bus. S4.72 bus. 61.28 bus. bus. 368.43 bus. 14.86 tons 74.US 59.67 71.IIS 125.26 335.27 104.02 41.96 35.56 47.14 very benefit Daring the last few of drought, the farmers on irrigated I the result that, as land have produced very fine crops jwere a'so affected by the rise in prices and the yields have not varied to anv i Ililvo suffered many hardships to bo as foolish as to expect tiic average person to pick up a book on thermodynamics or astrophysics for tho first time and understand it nil. No doubt the aver- age person can come to understand it all. No doubt the average person can come to understand the myster- ies of thermodynamics, or to revel in tho study of astrophysics, but. this ap- preciation and enjoyment will only come after study that begins at the elementary principles of the subject involved, and works on through more and more difficult reasonings and theories until the end is achieved. In the same manner the appreciation of Poetry (using- the narrower and more exalted meaning of the word) urn only be gained by an apprentice- ship that begins with the and simpler forms, and through the pow- er woa in mastering these leads on to more subtle and complex creations. AH this sounds formidable, but the time for reading and uionev suffered many hardships enough to buy a few books, and when MH. AMCOCC GARCEAU 33 Hkkory St., Ottm, Ont. "I was for many rears m victim thai tenitit diiaue, JUuuMUum, was laid up for four months with Kheumitum in the of the knees, hips and shoulders and was prtTented from followinr my work, that of Electrician. I tried many remedies and waa nuder the care of a, pbysiciam; but nothing did me any good. Then I began to tike 'Frnit-i-tirej' and in a week 1 wu easier, and in six weeks I was M well I went to work afaia. 4 look upon this frnit aiedieine, VnuKwircj', as xafly At eon Rhtitmttism, and ftamfly adiiie ererrooe j with Rheo- AMEDEE GARCEAU. eoe. a box, 6 for trill jire.Me, At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fiuit-a-liTM Limited, Ottawa, Oak they have ____ sreat extent, so that they were" able! have lwe11 Practically unable to we remember Livingstone ami Onh 'o take full advantage of the high i belt, we are inclined to sav that prices that have, been in force djurius Irrigation is looked upon by the i includes all. Apprenticeship may that time, whereas, on the other baud financial institutions as crop the .word mav arouse .he tarmers on me dry lands Imvejance. ami any farmer that has; this i'isiolls hours of arduousi toM mot had a really sood crop since the j behind him will always be sure that reivari1 at end at it all Vi'j ..inicn was just at the time-his credit is sonH. finr-oH- if so, then tho word is not aptly! used, for such a course is more like-i ly to bring moments and hours of pure joy such as few other things can 'ive- A" men of letters would tell nn having already arrived, that the happiest moments Lie? the tirm Norrie ,t lives were times when the truth and heir agent (beauty of some thought had struck (hem with overwhelming power. Other I Mr. Fau'ceti l-'awcett is here. uterwiiHinimg power, other H. Hansen has gone to Calgary for are tempered and alloyed a few days. these are momeuts of pure spirit- ual joy that is witho-.n the IBuildings Going Up, Lumber Arriving and New District I Getting on the Map (Prom Our Own Correspondent) VAUXHALL, Feb. Etnmer- json is erecting a cottage for one of I fVw'dar.'Vn IfaeC. L. I. Co. engineers. i a days ,n Work on the postoffice is practical- ily completed and H. Rounds expects 'to be moved in by the first of the mouth. Mr. Clarksou is putting up a cottage on his place at the edge of town aiij expects his family here soon. The assistant pcstoffice inspector for the I.ethbrirtge district, has been over the, offices on this line this week and while here inaugurated .1 money order business at this point The people of tlio district much ap- preciate the prompt action taken by Mr. Fred Smith, the inspector for this district, in this matter. Several carloads of lumber a week are arriving for the local yards in preparation for the rush or settlers eipected here in the near future. ('has. Owens and wife are spending HAVE CHRONIC DIPHTHERIA ami transience o.' earthly Jlh whom. then, would the aspir- ins reader of poetry begin' That is, of course, an arbitraly matte- thii no one can dosrr.ntically ansn-t-r, (rat I many answers tan bo given 'V.-U .-.vii] ca'.isfy the quotum i of no more likely Lonsfallow to introduce the realm- of poetrv to the uninitiated. Tlu chariicterlstlc? ot iiis poetry, simplicity, rhythm, felicily in rhyme nvj-'-Yt leciilly for' the begir.ne-- W-ho would not that there is a sc-rt of natural in the- i.-es with which his "Carillon" "In the ancient town, of Brucon In the quaint old Flemish citv As the The McGregor Hardware Co. intend j putting in a store here and construc- tion work is expected to commence the first of March. I 1 R. Paulson of Travers. has pur- .chased a lot in. Block -1 and intends limiting; up a pool room. Dave Masters returned from Medicine Hat. The Imperial Oil Co. is puttine in 'a station at this point, several car- PHILADELPHIA. Feb. Twelve little boys and girln. held virtual pris- oners of science at the Philadelphia hospital for contagious diseases for periods ranging from 10 months to six years, will lie given a homo of their own at the institution, it was announced today. The children are suffering from chronic diphtheria, and must be kept at the hospital, not only to protect the public from contagion, but. for their own safety, Stop That Cough Now! Start right now to take ompound L1VER 01- limited. Low at times and loud at times Asa changing like a poet's rhymes Rang the beautiful wild chimes Prom the Belfry in the market Of the ancient town of Bruges Like Wordsworth. Longfellow had the power to take the simplest, most commonplace and weave them into purest verbal melody. Both were noted for a singular felicity of phrase that transformed the commonest ele- Chtmical ments into new .and Ijeautiful groups. Cut to return to LonsMow's poetry Several of his still oujoy the widest popularity. "A Psalm of r.ife ;he Village Blacksmjth.' 'The Children's for exriinple. I a farmer who cares noihinj for poetry in reneral, but v.-ho reci.h.i wiih meat enjoyment part of "ru-j Bnildhig of .ho which he Uvii-tieJ as a bov at school. Let the poetic novice lake tnat poemr or ono of his -Tales oj a Wayside Inn" siid, as -Tile Birds of Kil.iusH-orth" an.! rc.i.ead Unt.l he has en.; .yori its story to ti'i- paying i-., aiicn'iii'i i> j matters as yet. Ho is gradually cain- me poetic taste, a feeling for form ;and metre, just by reading it thor- ouglily. The most valuable part of such knowledge is gained unconscious- ,ly. Let him roam over other poems i that he may take a fancy to; he hardly go astray here. Outside of the .longer poems, which are more like- ly to bo read for the story than tho poetry in them, there is a waiHi of selection In his complete works "The .Skeleton in Armour' is n exnni- P'c. c" Longfellow's treatment ti'c. ballad. Anyone .who has heard this poem well recited will agree that bore is a fine tale told with descrip- tive and'suggestive language that rivals I'oe's weird use of words ill "The Raven." Besides- those already mentioned, "The Slave's "My Lost Youth" and "King Robert of Sicily" are poems that will appeal to, and at the same time, cultivate poetic appreciation iu the one who will faithfully read them. But who is tu follow Longfellow? Here again there is room for differ- ence and discussion, but two that im- mediately come to mind arc Macaulay anil Burns. Macaulay is already en- deared to tho boy by his "Horatius" which la unquestionably the most pop- ular ballad among hoys today, and Burns is well known by a fe.w'of his finest lyrics. Here again we have writ- ers that possess the requisilQ dualit- ies to appeal to' the healthy, natural i taste of the beginner. Another writer who might be mentioned at the same time as Macaulay is Scott, whose his- torical poems appeal strongly to the innate, martial, manly spirit that is in us all. And nnally there are many odd poems of certain writers whose work as a whole is not likely to he a fitting means CM' entering tho" study of poetry, such as a few ballads and other poems of Wordsworth, one or It is a pleasant and inspiriting path- way, this progress into matters poetic- al. There are barriers and ob- structions to be overcome, but there are pleasant nooks and mountain em- inences noted lor their views. Tho time comes when Milton, Shakespeare and Browning are willing to share with us their treasure. Fruit Handled Last Year Much Less Than Year Hunches Change (From Our Own Correspondent) CRESTOX. II. C.. Thew U no perion in the community that QXO cannot twlp, building up knlth, vitality, promoting general 12c. and 80c tins. ally satisfactory were.the reports prc- well as an otherwise unfavorable growing season crop handled little more thau 50 per cent, of the 1919 total, and in tho flour and feed department tho turnover was consid- erably in excess of the year previous. W. V. Jackson, who retired as presi- dent about three years ago. was re- elected head of the Union, with Jas. Adlard as vice-president. C. 'P. Hayes got back on Saturday, ._______....._, from a ten-day trip to Victoria, where Packman of Wynndel, and lie had been on Liberal Association i Swanson of Crestou, the latter being accompanied by his wits. S. Kavanaugh, a former commer- cial traveller for a Calgary house, has U, F. A. Delegates Crestou Valley lias thrco delegates from five locals at the provincial con- vention of the United Farmers which is in session at Vancouver this week. W. V. Jackson, president of Creston local, is being supported as tho Kootenay representative on the pro- vincial executive. Delegates attending Wood of Canyon, H. F. A. business, and reports that it the es- timates of the public works depart, nent as drafted are passed bjr tho louse this section will enjoy an ade- quate expenditure in the way of ex- tensive highway repairs, well as ;enerous treatment iu the construc- tion of needed new roads. While at .he capital Mr. Hayes had a very sat- sfactory interview with the minister of agriculture, who approved of a lumber of new features it is proposed o introduce at this year'8 fall fair vith.the financial assistance ot the agriculture itepartment. The largest crowd that was ever packed into the Creston Methodist hurch was in evidence on Sunday night for a special musical service in which the cream: of the. Valley's vocal aleiit took part. Even standing room was at a. premium. Church going ap- pears be greatly improving locally, s the game night practically every eat in the Presbyterian church was akeu for the regular service. Ranches Change Hands Ranch properties are beginning to hango bauds again, the most notable ale so far this year being closed on londay. when John Carty of Chaplin, i ask., purchased the Dr. Cartwright-l inch of 'M acres, and has already them there by Dr. lakroto and hi staff of nurses. Mr. A. F. Kcaly of the Chinook Coal company's office staff la the proud possessor of an Overland car. We are sorry to report that Mrs. .1. Weigand has been confined to tho houso by sickness tho past Jew Our local merchants recently un- loaded a couple ot cars of ice "from Crows Nest Lake. The members of the Commerce V. P. A. 'Local have completed unloading a carload ot seed oats which they pur- chased through tho local elevator ot the Ellison Milling Co. Mr. Jones. just leased the Creston Hotel. His warehouseman, is evidently an coming is specially welcomed as the; expert when it comes -to weighing- town has been getting much undtsir- grain, as he reports one bushol to tho able publicity the past three good from a 2200 bushel car lot duo to tho fact that the Creston Mrs. A. H. Reid cntertaiued about House, the only hotel tho town boasts, I a dozen ot her lady friends to a whist, has been in the hcuds ot Chinese pro- party on Tuesday afternoon. ,The prizes were awarded to Mrs. Muir- aead and Mrs. D. Jones. Again on Wednesday night Mr. and Mrs. Reid were at home to a large number of their frlcndi when six the lift of awards. As more prized tables for whist were placed at their prietors. Messrs Hayes, Speers, and Mrs. J. B. Hayden have just been named the prize list etmmittee-for.'the 1921 fall fair, and are already at work revising money is in sight it is the committee's intention to extend tho poultry sec- tion considerably with a view to at- tracting birds from both east and west Kootenay points, and the cook- ing section will also be enlarged at least 50 per cent., and the. juvenile section abolished entirely, though a school children's department will be given special attention. disposal. At the midnight hour dainty repast was served at which Mrs. Reid was assisted by Mrs. Rog- ers and Miss Christie. The prizes which were of an appropriate nature, were carried off by Miss Christie and Mr. Hugh Brown. Nd NEW CASES OF TYPHOID, COMMERCE tSpecial Corespondence) COMMERCE, Feb. aken possession. This is a property i to report that there are no new hat has been rather badly neglected of typhoid the past two weeks. The Tobacco of Qualify" Everybody Smokes OLD CHUN ONE-FOUR SCHOOL BOARD LEVIES EIGHT CENT TAX (Prom Our Own Correspondent) OXBFOU-K, Pcb. Cook Potter of Medicine Hat, appeared in Onefour last week, and between storms managed to move out that car which .has been stranded at Sam Cross' place all winter. The School Board met Saturday and levied a tax of S cents -an acre oil the district for current funds. It is expected that n. .debenture may be flouted this year for a now school house. The Library Association gave n dime social at the residence of Mrs. J. H. U'etllerclt Fridey evening, which was well attended and thoroughly en- joyed by everybody. J. recently nought a hunch of horses from D. N. Current, and Jim Wetherelt is having a busy- time breaking them. They will be shipped to Ciloidien for farm work when ready. Tho OlleTour district is EettiiiK to have some good horses and buyers are looking this way for de- 'iirable purchases. f late due to repeated changes of enailts, hut in Mr. Carty's hands bids air to become one of the best produc- rs in the Valley. School Inspector Daniels of Fernin as here over the week-end making i inspection of the town school aa ell as three rural seats of learning. 1 of which will require to add at :ast one room each at midsummer, ho consolidated school, greatly t'a- ored by the education department, not popular with the country school ustees. and it now looks as if an opportunity to establish a central school at Crestou of not less than twelve rooms, will not be real- ized. Creston Presbyterians netted Jot on their Saturday sale 'of home coofc- ing, this intake being the biggest over recorded at an event of the kind in town. Creston is again blessed with a full- Most a" of our citizens availed them- ROBBERS GET CHICAGO, Feb. auto ban- dits today seized a. JIO.OOO payroll ot the Western Newspaper Union from L. B. Pomgren, cashier of the in front ot the offices of the union, ou the west side. Pomgreu fired four shots after-the fleeing robbers, but without effect. CEYLON AND INDIA TEA is the tedt of fifty years of Constant study to bring to the discriminating tea drinker the very bert to be found in the tea garden] of tht Far East. In the flavor, aroma and golden liquor of Chase 4: Sanborn'j Ctylon K India Blade Tea on be read all the ceaseleu cut with which the plants have been tended and guarded agaiiut impairment and impurity. Sold in half and one pound packages, sealed against air and touch. CHASI A SANBORN, QIM. i II that mellow richness thit to every smoker. SNOWSLIDE KILLS THREE CLEARING AWAY FIRST SLIDE KHMONTOX. Feb. kill- ed and ono seriously injured is the result of a snowslidoon tho C. N. Jl.. HI mlliM west of .fasper. at Mount Resplendent, Thursday night at ten o clock. The dead are: Operator .Meunior and Fireman Berry of Jasper and Roadmaster Willis ot McHride. Brakeman Kortin ofjasper was in- jured. The first slide occurred on Thursday afternoon and a plow left Jasper to clear tlie line. The plow had only penetrated the pile of snow a Mhort distance when n, second r.Iide occurred, burying the plow and work- men under a mass of snow and ice. MIGHT HAVE SAVED LIFE TORONTO, aid by an eye witness at tin unto accident might easily have saved the life ot Miss Catherine Snyder car run into an electric lijht polo while, she was driving at a .high rato ot speed according to evidence an iunuejt Might. TVQ Gainod Glowing Hoalth" to your advice to try Milburn's Heart Nerve to your advice to try Milburn's Heart Nerve Pills, I back to joyous health. They've accomplished more for me in a few days than months of previous doctoring by strengthening my heart and restoring my shattered nervoui system. 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