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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta .dv of the Sun TiiKLBTjiBHi.iMii.ii; DAILY n few ahd ft, Th. i., Outside. UP money-' "Sunshine-1' i ace saves its cost in a Years arm i n few bectulse ifc coal sparingly. Sturdily, Juin> I. MONTANA EDITOR IS BOOSTER FOR ALBERTA Takes Mis Hat Off to the Pub- licity Campaign Beaten at Our Own Game Of coursn It doesn't listen very ivoll for us to iln any comiilalhlns now.1 into this thlnil opeii- eyed. The Idea uupeuled ID us and j wo Ii our though our own asi'iculhrral colleges and sov- .lames A. MHcalf, owner and eill-1 i-rnineni experiment slationK offered Master awaits your orders for the coming winter. Remember the past the Frost King was very active He battered us with a -three': months' siege of snow and ice Almost conquered the thermometer by chasing the mercury out of sight. But he failed to penetrate thous- ands of homes, because the Understudy of the Sun McClary's "Sunshine" Furnace on the job in the cellars of these homes. It's easy to keep Jack Frost at a safe distance with the "Sun- shine" Furnace. He may storm and rave outside, but there is no place for him-with- the Understudy of the Sun has demonstrated its mastery in the home. LONDON TORONTO VANCOUVER ST. JOHN, N. B. ippeal to you There are a multitude of rea- sons why the "Sunshine" Furnace does save duce coal that will be printed in the following Here., is one that should make-you call.on the McCiary agent 'at the "Sunshine" Furnace has four radiating faces that gather up .the heat greedily and diffuse it liberally all over the house. "lill! just call on the Mc- Clary agent and ask to be shown. If you do not know him write us at our nearest address and we'll tell you. You certainly owe it to your- self to find out why McClary's "Sunshine" Furnace is called the "Understudy of the Sun." MONTREAL -WINNIPEG CALGARY tor of tile IJawson County Hevlow, published at Gli-mllve. .Mont., has come under ,lho. spotlight' rig one of the bust boosters for Alberta Is across tho line. t'nder tho caption; "Canadians pul one over on us .Air. Altilcalf has extensively distributed a press sheet which has 'attrailed grail, at- tention. While aiming to criticize the so-calleil "Plate Tnisi." lo.perform the same service for us, wllh much less exiiense anil fussing a there of Ihe Dry Fanning Congress at Hill- Ings, .Mont., that 'was thr American northwest. When we h.K the second at Spokane, i was still line and dandy. When the next session went to Colorado Springs, who, were not -quite 'so enthusiastic, i wnic-ii seeinetl Jlko that was "taking--the Coi: supplies ready printed of out ,of.its legitimate, terriiory.' country newspapers, he has franlclv I we didn't trick about it. tVc admitted thai the Canadians have I willing to let Colorado Springs proven themselves the masters at already the best advertised town in tho nublicity game. In his dope sheet, several copies of which have reached Letlibridge, Jlr. Melealf says: PAYS STRIKING TESTIMONY TO SUNNY ABLERTA O. the last Canadian Dominion, Al heita uiaj bo ien bttmgH dssu-ibed as the land of promises fulfilled, and in the vast tracts, of land yet, to he hroken and brought uniW cultivation land which offers exceptional oi> portunities to the settler with n know- ledge ot agriculture, 01 who has an inclination to follow oastoral pur- suits, and is.not afraid of hard work- It is essential that this fact should he thoroughly understood by the in- It is on Top Every Time! Supreme above all others in qual- I ity railed by I merit alone to I that proud enun- t-r- Alberta's {Best Baking 1 Powder ii uniform, pure, is invariably dependable.- Your gro- cer knows him. tending emigrant. Canada is no place groves to shelter them duriiVA tho It] "inter inonitis. iney winter 'in fine is a land .brimful of opportunities, but feeding them with prairie these opfjortunitles are not-to be tak- thoy wi" fat to So on 'the en lying down. True, there are in the en.- lying down. True, there are ready- made farina which may be acquired where the real heavy work of pre- paring the homestead and clearing the land has been accomplished, but thase, of course, are, if situated in close iwoximity to the big centres, more or less expensive. What Al- j As to grain raising. I consider thi district among the best wheii mixed farming Is concerned. had 2100 Imshcls of wheat of tine uuallty in 71 acres. Oats do often weighing JO to 50 pounds to ljusnel, am] yielding from 75 to 100 berta needs for the development, of its lo tliu acre. I will almost vast resources are men o-f grit im-j l'1JU the farmer here can make bibed with the idea of carving out their own fortunes by a steady and persistent 'application in coaxing Na- ture to give of her. best, which she is so ready and anxious to do when stimulated in "the: right direction. Alberta and Central Alberta offer much to men of this stamrj. TIK; two dollars lo one that he can malt-i. in the States where I corne from, put- ting the same amount ol 'energy in faniyng and stock raising as we did there. This testimony from a man who has -farnitxl on the admittedly fertile j ts of Iowa la siifllcieutly striking i neighbor, who is a poor farmer, only gets half these .yields, thus bringing down the Climate" tains regarding the .climate of Al- berta. A stranger wishing to get a proper conception of tlie conditions must divest himself of the idea that the whole of Western Canada consists 01" bleak bare plains ivlth nothing to break the motony, where the winters are long and severe, with dse'p snow and frequent blizzards. Such is far from ueing the fact. Alherta is an attractive, pleasant, home-like coun- try, a country that newcomers at once and to which they (inickly.he- come attracted. The- women like it, the children, like "it. In ths countryis gently undulating; fre ly interspersed with numerous creel ami streams, with, belts of .trees'; ai ion land clothed with ii rii Our English, cousins who reside on the other skip of the International boundary are- no .novices in the game the west, got a lltllo more publicity cut of this scheme of oufs. consoling ourselves witli (lie. thought that the Congress would "come back" all right, lint when they voted to take .ihe whole works to Canada, some of us a'woke with a start, realizing that ive in the sigutet IThe iMai [Pairiton: The e x u e r t J p a I mua who paiats j knows how es- I sential II is I only the'bcst J paint be used if I satisfaction is 1 to result from his work. He j knows that Stephens' Paint gives I resullsthat give him a reputation I as a first- [c lass I work- I man. bent llOUKO lit- ers Intvo used. HOUSE 'PAINT The atiind- nrd of West- ern Unnndn -hus all thu qualities nee- eSHiiry to with- stand the tile- ments.: trames pf-tc-m- pernturivf rom 100 decrees in I the.sun to 40 de- crrous below zero huvo er o practically no elfect on ita It is rather humiliating to confess it. but it isn't so very strango, that Johnny Uull .Tr.. managed to put one over on your Uncle Samuel in the matter of this development business. It was all because of the kilter's Ini- perturaulo good nature and unwill- ingness to suspect any of the inter- national neighbors of trying io hand him.anything. But the Canucks certainly played :he ganie strong when they got us nto this Dry Farming Congress, Ple he Canadian tS'o, we cannot complain now. T whole thing is perfectly logical vide advertising, and then tool, the leisuiiuarSers over to Lelhbrldge, Can Ida, just at the time when the pub- icity work in connection with the Jongress was calculated to 'atfract ettlement. You see the point, don't on? The Dry Fanning Congiess it his time is focusing worldwide at- entlon upon the Canadian northwest, ml thus another mighty iniluence is t work on behalf of that section, to 10 detriment of the American north- and worst of all, here is the cry influence that we set in motion ow working dead against us. I yon stop to think of it. It sound) line, when the Congress was orga izetl, to. nut it -upon "a great b world-wide, international, comprehe slve: just, wlii difference 'it make to 113 ho the Arabians and Hungarians an Chinese were solving their soil nro lems was hard for a few of the'.Mutt to' understand.- W0 simnly had t take it on faiUi from tlie Jen'a. Putting Over Another One And while all this was going on government officials quietly stepped across the border lin. ami enlisted the free service of tlions amis of American newspapers boosting their settlement ganie. This was anothei one thej init over so easily that it reiilly makes an editoi blush; Mi Melcair ins been inuted to participate In .the International Drj Fanning Congress here next October and lie has written to Secretary Burns in acknowledgement of the in- vitation, and saying that the date is too off at this time to definitely accept. to illustrate the phenomenal oimor "IS" speaking1, u which thousands who have settled in the fertile valleys have -done well and are loud in their praises of the possibili- ties of this land with the delightful climate. Opinions taken here and ant' horses arc practically reared fori there show clearly that the men who! "othiug, as the rich vegetation sun settler. As -Mr places this changes lo -ndy loam, stiU near made their homes in Alberta lire happy and contented. Ifer one opinion typical of many others offered by settlers. It that of Mr. O. J. Hosier, late of Iowa, who now bwni a large farm at Daysland, Al- bertn, and he writes: Striking Testimony Stock of any description does ex- ceedingly well with the free range and abundance of grass. I believe we can raise horses and cattle cheap. i er here than in almost any place on i the they get fat on tin plies all their material needs, and no expensive stabling or dry feed has to be provided fu the winter. This con- misted with what obtains in other countries where the heavy weather black; iii other places to a light ohoi olate-colore'd loam, and occasional! areas occur of light aandy soil o comparatively :low fertility bu which would be considered nrettv !u most countries. Sue] ireas are of limited extent, and the conditions render it necessary at and the tin tn 1L Prevailing character of the soil is tie to be housed and fed from stock deep black loam of great -fertility The subsoil is usually clay, but this again is subject to local variation. "To the south, east, wefit and north during the w-luter emphasizes the ad- vantages to be found in Alberta. .Mixed Farming While Alberta is unrivalled as the home of the farmer, it has few equals as a wheat raising province., ---_ 0-----, ,ol It is -dirficult lo give exact the Globe, who-was sent range; and by running them to otit' tlon as llle of various grainti! out u few-years ago to report upon straw, with nothing but the brush i wnich rnny be expected as much resources of the country. notitls upon the farmer hlmeolf and 1 ov Edmonton there is a groat -area of the blackest and richest laud I over saw." wrote a special correspondent WAS POISONED BY HALFPENNIES URIOUS CAUSE OF DEATH nr 4 GAS COMPANY'S EM- PLOYEE London, May planation of the death of Abraham binson, twenty-seven, of Wortley road, East Ham, London, was giien ,it the imiuest held into his death. Hofainson was "employed by the Gas, Light and Coke Company to collect coppers from the meters. For the last he had heen under the care of Dr. .who "expressed the opinion that he was suffering from metallic poison- ing. Robinson told the doctor that he called at a hundred houses a day ger would be the adoption of nickel in the place of bionze for our token coinage WELLINGTON BEACH WAS INUNDATED wotirinjj.ciualitiefi. It costn no m'oreto Stephens' -faint; Kola by tho leading dealers. Write' to- i dnylor FKEB book- ol ynircestions J for paint users; G.F.STEPHENS PAINT AND VARNISH MAKERS WINNIPEC.CANADA SOLE AGENT FOR LETHBRIDGE Hdw. Co. NEW TEACHER FOR COWLEY An Enormous Wave Rolled in, Dam- aging Property at the Resort Picton, May gigantic wave, the like of not preuousl) i emembered, tumbled otei the beach at Wellington Satin da> morning, and did some damage to sunimei icso-rt piopeitv, ah as pioditcing i ficdk ot nature. The great' wave was so violent-that ii. rolled inwards four to five -feet beyond the very limit of board He is UitlitM licit for the year eniiing ncccralwr :il, Hill. 'His duties commence .August 13lh Vbotil of wheat WLIC Iclneied it the local elciatot during thr pist week There must he vhcat A verdict was returned of death from metallic poisonint, On making inquiries at the of-.'ices of the Gas, Light and Coke company, n Goswell road, recently, Chronicle ropres-entatiU' Daily day's wave the biggest upheaval known. It is felt that it was a marine upheaval akin to a tidal wave. Slight damage was done to the Alexandra Hotel pavilion on Ihe shore and some "iiminer One dKy last week t. Bimilai ocinr e-1 ed that the company had never before' leard any complaints from their col at Picton when Horn no ectors as to dangers of metallic pois Ule raino. mug brought about by the handling sncpt f coppers in automatic meters have thirteen districts." no of the officials, "and each .._ has about eighteen collectors you. .buy matches ask for MV THEY .HAVE A TRUE SAFtTV: BASE HEAD, WITH SILENT NEVER EXPLODE IF-8TEPPIO ON Eddy's Matches havoJ isfled Canadians t since no'others Wh'Ch. PASTOB DIDN'T GET SYMPATHY Rev.'c: B.'Barrel! has resigned the paatoratc of- .Barton street. Baptist church, Hamilton, his con- gregation is not sufficiently synitia thetlc. t ThtE. B. Eddy Company, Hull, Canada tivates his land. In a general way it) may ho t-afely said than in Contra! Albei-ta considerably larger yields may be expected than in any othcr part of the continent. Government statistics show the average yields in Central Alberta for the last few- years to he as follows; Spring wheat, t -'3 bushels to tho acre; winter wheat, 1'5 bushels; oats, 46 bushels; 35. bushels. But it must be remember' ed that in relation to these figures tha1! the government records Include every acre planted, whether by goorl farmers or poor, and that in a new country the poor farmers predomin- ate. This Is clearly demonstrated'hy the fact that It la a common thing to see a fanner with a field yielding to-45 bushels of wheat per acre, or :o to 100 bushels of oats, or 50 bush- CHASE HEADACHES els of barley; while Iinmcdlatelv alongside, on exactly similar laud', with only a wlru fence MATMICU'S NERVINE POWDERS similar land. Q between, hlpj If your-dealer cannot supply you .1. L- Malhicu Co., Sllerbrooke', mi receipt of duty it is to collect the ers from the automatic meters, peaking from memory, I should say 'lat the takings averag-e to ?200 day toy each collector, but, of course. they vary according .to the time or year. I have been with the company :many years, and have heard of any of the collectors being injured b> I having to handle so many coppers." j From this it will be gathered that' the amount of bronze coinage handled I by these officials must lie enormous.! A penny (the great majority o-f the' rooters are "pciiny-in-tlie-slot" 'weighs about one-third of an an-J, consequently. woi'tli of cop- pers would weigh Bibs. Therefore, these collectors handle literally tons of pennies every year. English hronze coinage is an alloy of copper, tin and zinc, it-is the un- these three metals which makes the danger. The sails of copper arc capable of causing falal results. They arc sulphate and acetate of copper, known commercially as blue vitro! and verdigris, respectively. Cases of poisoning of children who have been sucking pennies and halfpennies are not. unknown. The only safe remedy for this dan- and into the uaiehouset, s :il The watei In Ihe Fiav ol Quintp is 01 throe feet Inghpi than usual mat me men rcpoif First Class TABLE BOARD AT "THE CABLES" Avenue Corner. 7th'Street South ALL I10MK COOfvLYC ;