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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEtliniUnOE DAILY ;x BY G.vP T 1Q1A 17 1 5 y I v> I DEVELOPME [VJV.I o Tflic Icgmiiiiig of 1910 saw Ihe Lcthbridgo' District. takiug its firgp'brcath utter a long immersion in Ilio ilcqi filters of ralh- ,'tr Egf'reiiiioiis times. The low pricasvfor form produce, auJ I he stagnation .nflor Ihe dcvelopmi'iit period in llic years previous, followed by the dry season in strained (Iff resources alite'-of filmier nnd cily man. Tlio. outbreak of the in gravated the economic eit- oitfs ami barley, nil of ivhicli fold .it prices, lhat were then .-coiilulcrcJ cxtrnortlinnrily us in thiukiug that (lie fbriier luid been lunicd. Many old debt? taken cnro of; craUt' began to loosen up; future looked inijre hopeful. Still; nobody ventured to anticipate ihat lliis district would be-iti ISlfl iu the portion tlial tliis part o! Hie country now fiuiii itself in. Another very heavy crop bis h.mcsleil. ]c is too early iu tlie crop moving EMFOJI to fay c-wlly wlint the lolnl yield bns been, find we know that the ligures vrill not reach the totfll of over of grain tlint flowed throujl1 ihe railway of LeLhbridgc from tlie 1915 crop. The crop rapveuieiit has been heavy, however, anl n greater amount has til ready Jjeen.shipped Uiau had gone same date lost scion, TJie'ilotal yield'Of'all grains from .the iOlGicrop from.the J.ethbVidge District'includiug'ilic.'toini; .on' the line east i opporluiiily to ?lin'ro in winter cninvcs at ibi.- 'Sijiodl. along wiih Hit.'gii'U, ami from.the fsi tiirjoihr in all directions at nn'u sput-'o'n llw rinul between Coal .milling in the L-uveral Jnrge niinw c-lcse io l.-jlhlji-iilw, one rovild c-oiint nvi-r fivc'liuiiilrctl of well as iii'.ilii- Cruiii i'liVr'cr'ivIiicli --Him iiih OIT'V HAS IrMiiKn. jiH-Hrjliiiliiig L-enlro. luis litvn brisk. Alilur tlto iiiii TU il Hie- cih ol Minimal Ifhi linn li'uiri in ilii cui ih ta i-. On it i it mi il h p) bu me been i> ikpu nl llntjljir of llu iium ilic (lui ci (ikn _ lime fir tin c Ii uefil to bixonu ill iiuimd iv il linnul oul hn KIID cin nliinbli No eiupu mil m llu funi ihro tht uh hottoi-r i lore ire la Ij Jccil n irdmii i HI mini uilin iuo m itig tli n 10 ilic fnl llnf mill! rorcc Hi of I in prnriL ila In i nut I proleJ llicui tin. fuiuuiu md t.uh In him in toiks of ui in fill llicrc Ins I id been (in ukriblL mire t Iln m mi1 n i h pid tint MIL LiMuvcInl llu. Miiiiur 'nd I In. oiLnlorr I j ikril public in ntt bo.furth r y j tCrru'p c I Quit Ui n is nn n l tin 11 n i p f in I ITU in I no it f nut li coifijjel uilb 0111 i i.fL t o t llu. Immuil iu I nupi in j in nu u! llu i of J Ilibriil0p uid ji tin I; Iricl 111, dupu.i. 111 ir I in 111 id t 01 irr iralili 1 oini iiul In t lJn> n ill 1 ni 'our midst. Hi in u IK m J Ib nd L from md ihr luiiucn, mil md fif Ii nit tru (-0111111011 'i bn i i iln m mm} if I uxn li "-iblnl ill nh il MAW n Mm ni th (II., Inlilicii uf lilirlil tliLin sunjil 11 null nppli-l i lulo ill of our io Ihe I'airiolic. and S. 5. DUNHAM, Chairman Rural Relations. Chairman of HAYR, EntertainmsnL F. W. DOWNER, Chairman Civic Imorovemcnt. JL ilnn. cc NIK rl UH! io IUMVV re ill ultit.1. Tund ti UH olliu iu in (u thc-ir .nu-niis, wt bu ghid ioV- I (.'ihiiliiie (heir exiimjilc. I -SliU hfiivirr. ilntird Hirifioni iis.' rii'iil 'vvc tiitni. .U'c uW hope io an early of hostilities; not lliiil'llif-. uar Io oiul u-.if. 'J'lit-.liupi- fiuiirt- I i ho niiiin piir( of nut Io liato our cnemicE, huL, lu Jovo hiimjiiijir. j IMvns'fifui by Durun Lhu uihe'r. j Imil-.nuiJo ihit ii.iiitui. IV ,'ltiiU n tlKiiny Io fulfill; ami it'ioiourfclTcs. nnil Ui'nll wlioiii i-iiii iluihve ndvjmc-ij'iliis grpiil in itri usefulness Io all pcuplcVrir Ilio tarrli. ISOFfflCEFI ih (he Tte Toronto; Globe.) the West was a chl'ld It spoke ;'a.E a child- but now lhat II bas became rcun it speaks as a map. And the that ihe EasUrecbgnizes lhat esL has reached mail's estate the Vaooner will TVB all'gBl'down to as a eeU-respecllng iamllj- whose i'iateresia are identlcal. f.The West Is giving tfae lead in. in sitting down Lo consider her affalTs rsfanner abd cilr man, together. The- "c were wise.enough to taka tin advice Its t Dr. J.rG. r.utherford them to Lhal effect fn 1013 on, Lhe Tannera and business of Ihe West sat down Ip discus gtheir affairs at the Joint Commitle and Agriculture. Grea has been mide bj these Iwcn huslDCSsmen, and though mtc Sahaa still to be accomplished, we hav thai we are all hatnan, tha are not all crassly selfish, and tha can help each other and help while helping ourselves. the return of our sel- lers seeking work, will come upon and find It unprepared After War, What? What la gofog Io happen to western anada after the war? "What courses wilj agriculture and La lie, nd Jiow will they affect the East and anada aa a wllolc? All the wealem faimers had a good ear In 1D15; grain crops were heary nd In J9J6 most wcst- m fanners hare had to he content with poor yields owing to the rust lague wblca" Enrcurt tupwards from he .Into .Manitoba, and Sas- catchewan, nnd It baa required sll Lhe advantage of high prices to enable hem to told "their own. The mat Uycd its progress towards the west- ern part ot Saskatchewan, and stop-1 ped, curiously enough. Just about :here the dry belt in Alberta and Saskatchewan ended In Ita easterly course In IflH. The farmers In the southern fails of Alberta and 'Sas- katchewan have ascended from pover- ty in 1911 to comfortableness in 1D16. Future Is Dark But what or the future? It Is not loo much'to say lhat II.IK viewed grave app.ehensioo- liolh m grain, and in live slccfe ihe western farmer has, In ordinary limes, to meet His competition of'ihe and thia in the face of an exceedingly in Eupnlylng facilities for.packing and i is to devcloi" as it shoulrl.. inorc and ,morc allva to tho cold storage, and for- chilled raispbrtatlon to the Hritish and European markets, If this Important Is -well aware of her great} for mlxeil 'larmtiiK' for the pos5bbllltie3 for iire slock raising and of fertility. dairy production, and becoming) Economic Conditions Bad But thie vision of the East Is stillJloag haul to Ihe ocean. True, the ijbedoudcd. The rude anakeQlug of his grain In seasona Is Wai ready comlag upon the East bcforcjln a class by Itaelf; but ihe millers o JthG war started, llefore Ihc raUy. io Oreat Brliain and Enrosc can, on oc caslon, do "without this high qualll} whc-ai; and' western Canada has..then to compels with Uie. Unilqd Slates the Argcnilnc anrt Russia, a, well as olhcr prodnclnp counlries.X I Russia can develop her storage an: fApilltieji she will hav an enonnous advaalace over Canada If her cheap labor is coupled Jp i moro modern (o live slock, we must Initial and make enormous and rtirEd stride I. colors, and before tho manufacture munitions hail greatly relieved the slUi'ailon, there a to; indicate what meant to manufacturers and the industrial Hut II wonia nf dial brief Ihe Basl. the IcsEoa ot the t nil h has fcceri lost, If tlie Fast AccS not wafcc up soon, tho of Ihe war, the i? Itoppajrc The western farmprs arc thbroush-i fcw'i.u'C our rclurnci] soldiers- hail .ihV: Jy satisfied. n'Uh, llitilr njjric1 iltunilj making of good farmers hi Itieiir comlUlon-. it Is ll'.e foro, Iliey.Jcri, anrl (hit IlicrcJs tin lions that give rise'. Io illtfjirhaiLCc reason" Io.think that lliey. will' their minds.-They foicstc, ijullc ctcar-ibc ahlu lo'Uo riKidc into Kood'fiirhicvt ly u-lial' is ahead cf i.i ttieir ruUru." If tnUc concJilionif. prices uro bomid of nicii th'cr'o o'nJy blip drop, 'thcu? Ar.n .they to to'rlo II, ;nd Ijialjs by providing able to produce at a :ind ciiyiroinncnl' f6i' reader is 'familiar witli tliclr them as iicirly BlmiUi-- tc meots. He has licarfl Uiu inanu-., Ihosc that they enjoyed Hie facturers' .irinlctncnl and Ihc thai siij Ihc n'iclicrd1 slaleinonls. Farmers From Uiiitcd StntcG .-We iilfknou-. IT rtnstcrni1 agriculture not, or. EOUCII! ground-f in-i I.-.cJ: of i'T'allnljlr: ocean transijorta- afler the 'war ihcrc- -will jlion Iin'iripdtiTiuly- and lookout for nil of us. Frjr.uTon other, factors rolntbj; Ip possible, lin-' liiiifica the nrivoiit ot_ the only..kind of [hilxrniloti fritni E'lrojic, it may'lie said ihnniHratiou llia'l "we" ot IhnL lhc larmlug-iinnilsratlon ngrtci.lturlatsr nlio farm! need come Rt first only from Uic successful) aiO irofitiilih l-or. If iTnllcd Stales, and that- It'vllL-hM KM "inilr-s's Jhc )ielii uid as Io Rrc'sounrllr linscil cheap- ract niore farincra iiid farm hinds.I chfcio anti iilcntlfiil juonoy, ami nil the rest ot lh> untEonh maciifiiCTjr, iclutlilng anil will find no iliffici'Uj In taking cnrc supplies >al rcnsonalilc 'and of Jt_3..ojvn (IcvcJopment-r'AurJ our re-j ready nnd good markets for. tin- :uiLomutEraIly be! prodvite of our (iimls: -AVo (JAHDliXS AM) YH'AV Ol7 IKTAHI)