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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta t i i li III ittii-it HI i I H- H II H I III 111III It t I I I t Bow Isli Latest Townsite On the Market Bow Island is situated on the Crow's Nest line of the C.P.R., 37 miles from Taber and. 45 from Medicine Hat, in the centre of a rich farming and ranching district. Coal and Gas There are already two coal mines. Gas boring outfits owned by the C.P.R. and the Southern Alberta Land Co. are now in Irrigated Lands Bow IslancJ will be the headquarters of the -Southern Alberta Land Company's Irrigation System now being constructed. Get In Early Twenty-nine lots, sold in 3 clays. Choice, locations are being snapped up. DIVERSION OTC.P.R. IMS Crow's Nest Pass Branch Will Enter Gty to the South- east of Westminster Road I G. W. Robinson, city this morning received "from L. Simmons, assistant to tha Board of Railway a blue print of the divernier1! of the Canadian Pacific Railway, proposed to be made in order to secure easier grades. According plans, the road will cross Courtland Street at the corner-of Beatrice Street, thence diagonally to cross Bompas Street at Mary Street, thence to cross Oufferin Street at Kingsbury Street, thence to cross Rsdoath Street at Louise Street, and then across Ford Street at Peplow Street, and will join the present track just east of .the Taylor Mill. The engineer writes to ask whether or not the city has any objection to the line crossing these streets at these points. The proposed road crosses a portion of the city that is not at all built up, being considerably east of any building. The A. R. I. Co. owns all the property traversed. Absolute purity and Cleanliness {n the COWAN'I PERFECTION COCOA I r" Healthful and nutritious. THK COWAN CO.. Limited, TOROKTO raise and of these we _wouhl mention BEKF (a) Local Trade. J In the neighborhood of fifty tbe ShroPsliiTfc and Oxford particu- These' two breeds mav be s-- cured from-Ontario Hocks at the pv- of fifty -per sent time at very reasonable prices. jcent' of the -vearlv beef of herta is use-d in the Dominion, the other fifty per cent, being exported. POItK We found an absolute dis- universal complaint is chat we can amongst the producers of pork, not iniG on i LUio sill tfl ctfTi nn riisu.' 112 knino Bow Isfaid, Alto. I not rid of our butchers stock. due to a lack of confidence in the 3 animals exported are those that markeL. There have been times whe" from 11200 pounds up vards, the prices have been high, sufficiently Smooth, well-finished cattle. so" to encourage farm'-rs engaging ex- "emainei's or butchers stuff is cora- tensively in the industry, and w hen Priseti the light weights and those a iarge -of hogs came onto j which are rough and unfinished.- The the xaarlcet the price dropped to a j objection LETHBRIDGE HERALD: Farmer. Winnipeg; Family Herald and Weekly bridg-e Herald, for one year each. The following extract from the'Beef, His recommendations.'were acted: report covers the mutton -LUC re-raM is that the ,pork and beef trades. .In future is- vn'llVgive other parts of the -report: 'p- ments in connection 'with the -feeding tne country vhen it should and aiu if this Company can dictate price.. the on the free life of the rancher. Again thpsc who have experiment- ed have not, experienced ..'the 'mo'st sat- isfactory results, a matter which has teaching and we would advise that every opportunity be used to impress t We believe that this is a matter [tended .to discourage the business Ve- j upon the farmers the for ivhich should' engage the iaimediate Many of the unsuc- j feeding and also the proper method attention ef the government. Thou- ccssful experiments, however, may; be j of doing the same. sands 'of tons of cured meat .are be- traeed to lne close housing of- these I By this scheme the government will ing imported from the States j rano e raised cattle. We are strong- be able to demonstrate in a practical yearly and sold at ridiculously high prices. The money is, going out of ly of the- opinion that such work j way that the first and prime consid- will result successfully if judiciously la -the selection j experiment stations mentioned ra our portion of the new shefep limits are located in tlie province of -Saskatch- ewan. Sheep ranchers complain that from the evidence of J. McCaig: there is not sufficient water on their' treatise of the cattle industry. In this connection wre would quote aien -to appear; limits. This together with the cur- that the "imported goods have secur- ed a name far beyond their due. They out. We wGUlu iltn. au Dusing of these cattle b-t iti- "tjcld oration in profitable feeding is to select the proper type of animal. We -tliut one of ther have a good open shed conveh- the reasons why the cattle business icmt to a good, pasture- where they j has not beten more profitable in the are popular largely because they are j can fed'and get grad- past is due to the fact that the ma- .i.s witnesses, tbc object was to tailing of the range, the heavy mor-j -cure representatives, of .those engaged tality during late winters and -the ra-i "Lamb and sheep' feeding experi- ments running over 90 December, '.January and February, should be undertaken as soon as' the balance of food necessary is. available jThis is in line educationally onomically -with the needs of our ag- -r ricultural and DaStoral interests. The company, and consumer. In ah two iness maintaiin that undcr good man ranchers themselves'are approaching hundred and ten Witnesses were j affemervt 5i is a profl.ta.ble industry. it. but too slowly. .Our sheeP are imported and again because they have j uaily brought into a quiet and docile j jority of ranchers have been breeding iu the different branches of the indus- try, producer, dealer (in; buyers, commission men ana shipper, transportation vages of the coyote, is responsible, we believe, for the decline of the in- dustry. Those who still remain in We hare made an exhaustive exam- ination of the meat industry in Al- berta and we find that there is a un- iversal complaint that it is not 011 paying "basis. There is a general In view of the fact that there is a being bought to put into feeding ex- very large amount of mutton brought [periments outside the province name- into the country from Ontario, Aus- ly, at Moose Jaw, Port Arthur, or tralia and the Maritime. .Provinces j they were a year .ago. This should and'in view of-the further fact that be counteracted." there is no legitimate reason why a foiling of dissatisfaction partially due suOicient quantity of this Since the range enterprises are be- imported bacon comes from the corn s-tate they raise "nothing .brft the fat type of hog and feed it noth- "ing but corn. It does not stand .to reason that the meat would make as high a class of bacon as that of our oat and barley Fed hog. We wish to Say that this govern- ment would be justified in taking ac- tive steps 'in the endeavor to place the hog industry on a firm basis. We j would -respectfully recommend that the Government consider the advisa- bility of assisting in "the erection or been extensively advertised." This j condition, the being very; nec- for successful shipping. Thua cattle are taken immediately off the range antl placed in the cars we find that they abuse themseh'es very bad- ly, not only bruising themselves and rendering the -meat -in a very deter- iorated condition, but in many cases wild animals-'will not feed or the that- there has been suchJ should not be raised in this province heavy mortality on large ranges i to moot the demands of home con- -during the past winter, also because we, your ifw mx' raiigv is being cUHailcu aruJ believe tins government should primarily because the rancher and producer are, not receiving sufficient for their labor and in- vestment. The object of this com- mission then should be to determine -exactly wherein, the troubles lie and to suggest remedies for the same and -discover' if possible how the producer -can-obtain a better price for his pro- duct. j The report will deal with "Branches of the, trade, namely, beof, mutton and pork, the former occuf.-y- ing reduced the sheop business must be maintained by the introduction- of farm flocks throughout the northern pnr-t c-J tha province. In Lhis connec- tion Mr. Hamilton, manager of the ..drink for several days after being loaded, consequently fail a great deal if they are long in reaching the ket. Besides relieving the local market and producing a better class of cat- a poor class of-animal. (To Be Continued.') take active steps to assist the expan- sion of the industry. We not bolieve that it wise to have an extension sheep limits in the south, as j to more sheep. The farmers in was but a few years ago a ranching j north are coming down here and country is now changing into a coua- will buy 100 or 200 sheep for breed- at least one pork packing plant to i'or thc foreign market, this sys- ke located in thp district between l'sm wouici enable us to distribute Calgary and Edmonton. If it be shipments throughout the year found later that its operation is sue- an-d vould avoid glutting.the market cessful xve would reconutiend that the in Autumn with .an inferior class (From Friday's Daily.) At the City Council last night, Aid. Oliver, as one of the heavy los- ers in the' racket Christmas night, said that the city should whether lia- ble or not, reimburse the losses. He did not care personally but the Chi- namen were -very heavy losers while not being responsible for it. The Mayor said that the solicitor informed him the city was not liable unless it could be proven that the city was'.negligent which could not be be appealed to for all sorts of-tri- vial damages. mayor commend-." the action of the police and citizens who had responded nobly ta the call for assistance. In order ta protect the city's interests lie had asked a capable man to make an es- timate of the damage done, to be given to the solicitor. DAKOTA PGLi t iCfA St. Paul, Dec. W. Falley, ex-Secretary of_State for North Da- kota and editor of a paper at Whap- ton, died suddenly Government assist in the erection and Alberta Sheep Co., Limited, states: _ fading steers can bo finished on hay or grain or In order to have such a scheme as practical as possible, we would i-ecotnmend tliat these c-xperi- j >.ing lots through our climate is could recommend that the Govern-! severe 'the close, wool ed nunit undertake feeding expori-' breeds will be more profitable to heve thnt many of thc fanners in va- I Kchnonton under the management of i demonstrate that t hc-so wild rious parts of, the northern country I thc J. Y. "Griffin Co. does not seem anxious to enter the sheep busi- to inspire confidence in. those who tht-n thai there is j wish "to engage in thc industry, but urgent necessity for encouragement j opposite. the we would respectfully of anoim-r pork packing mental feeding stations bo Mw gcvcrnment province j pinnt will' help tho industry we arc I along with nn onorwfic system of i in an importation of sheepr.ru] not prepared to. .say, but w-o wish t.oi grain growing for sn that they; impress upon the government no- could operated at a profit and dc- i cossity for immodiate action on tht'ir part in some such manner as rccom- memleU above. distribute them in out the Province. i rnonstrate the .practicability of the scheme in every A groat; can done by means of institute Sonny soiita lerta Farm Lands Property We have a larpje list. .Everything vrc-scll is. worth the money. Call and see us or telephone lS7o. 182 Eakio Uews Ltd. Letiibritige, la, ;