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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Siidinliiy, June 1, 1012 THE LKTHBKIDGK DAILY HERALD Chocolates Without a Rival For Daintiness and Made of Tbe Pure.t Ingredients! All Moir's Chocolates are prepared from our own Exclusion Rocipe from cocoa beans ground by.'Ourselves. The creamy insidcs and centres of nuts, fruits and .jellies have just the Right rich, thick, choco- late coQtim! has just the Right .Taste. Our blending of these two confection., extremes creates on exquisitely delicious flavor not found in other brands. .Try Moir's Moil's, Limited Hllifll. Canada SASKATOON GET QUAKER OATS STORY OF THE CONGRESS TOLD BY THE PRESIDENT DANGLING PROPOSITION BEFORE SEVERAL CITIES COMPANY SELECTS SITE i Saskatoon, May Western plant of the Quaker, Oats Company 'will be established in Saskatoon, if________________ the people confirm an agreement netw5en twenty and thirty inches, Interesting Beginning of a Great Movement Re- viewed -rModest Start- The. ucltlouicnl of the Great Salt Lake Valley by President Hrlg- liain Young anil his band of pioneers, waa, Waldo-from Its theological sign I- licence, .an event of tremendous Im- port anco." to I he whole world. It was the deliberate attempt by civil- ized men, In a modern age, to maku permanent homes in "tho desert." Such a venture was needed, for vast "deserts" are found on every con- tinent, and.all of the earth's surface unist be subdued by man before he can claim dominion over the earth. The word "desert" nowadays is used with considerable caution. H may soon te -forgotten. The "deserts" of the pust were districts that received than about, twenty inches of rain- fall annually, and therefore were thought to be unfitted for agriculture. Utah, which receives a trifle more than twelve- inches' annually, belong- ed with the worst qf the desert-3. To- day a district that receives leas than ten inches of rainfall annually is said to be arid; if it receives more than ten inches, but less than twenty in- ches, It is semi-arid; if the rainfall is to bag: PURITy FLOUR Lethbridge AROUND.THE HORN G. Holt, ex ecutlve agent or the Canadian Nortii ern Railway, is advised that a steam er with a-cargo ;of 500 tons of rails for.ihe Pacific section of the road sail, mouih fiom Sydney, Cupe Qreton, for Poit The vessel is evpeqted to leach Us des- tination fn': August. The rails will be used.Mh laying the 'tracks from Hope to 35 miles. Other vessels'with'similar cargoes will fol- low later in tho summer. 35. JUDGE Judge. Price; of Kingston, has cele- brated the 35th anniversary of his appointment. Iween. the company .and the city a; passed upon tonight by the City Coun- cil, in session with Messrs., Schum- way and Potter, representing1'the com- pany. The agreement-provides that the city shall give a'free site, the one in view consisting of and toeing valued at a fixed sessment, a cent rate for electric- power, and street car connection, a: well .as water and sewer extensions. The plant .will have a capacity of barrels of oatmeal per 500 barrels of cereal, and employ 'SO to 100 hands. It will have a stor- age capacity of bushels and all necessary equipment. AUTO HITS CALF; SEVEN HURT Torn by plunfl Thorn Madge Islington Ind iJ D. Kelley, of this city, and six guests had a narrow escape from death last night 'when th-e automobile which they were riding hit a--calf on the road and went into the ditch at the roadside. i IIL. uiu wnicn nt-m int. Tun as the automobile approached, wns blinded by the light it ran directly front of the machln-a the road the car plung ed into a ditch and. then into a thorn hedge.where it-turned a gomersault and landed on its. wheels in a wheat Held. The body, of the machine wai deraolisheil. Kelloy and his guests were thrown clear of tho but in passing through the hedge were cut and torn by the thorns E. iUcKernan and Charles'? Hart, who were thrown thirty Jeet into tho field, were picked up unconscious and remained so during the night, but ire now out danger, the country is sub-humid; and the humid sections are those that receive au annual rainfall of more than thirty Inches. Leys than half a century ago it was believed that the humid sec- tion, only, had real agricultural .val- ue. Today the eyes of the nations are fixed upon "the as the lands of agricultural promise. Every continent includes immense tracts of arid and semi-arid lands. In the United States square miles, or J03 per cent, of the .whole area, receive an annual rainfall of less twenty inches. Mexico and Can- ada contain even larger proportions of semi-arid' lands. South Amerca; which is the.wettest.of the continents, includes great regions of low'rain-fall.' Australia, .which is larger than con- tinental .is 'two-thirds arid and semi-arid. Africa lias large 'deserts" in the north and. south: 'Asia ia essentially an arifl'and scmlari-d continent Even in large area-j are under a low" rainfall. In fact, one-fourth of the whole-sur- face of the eartli receives less tban ten inches of rainfall annually, and (s ..'id; and nearly one-third receives be- tween ten and twenty inches, and Is j semi-arm. Over: jiny-nve psr cent, of the earth'g surface, therefore, are to be classed' with the "deserts" of old.; Only a small .portion of this-em- pire of '-deserts" has tfeen reclaim- ed far the use of man. More than one- half of the surface of the earth is yet to he conquered; Brigham Young's[ problems in the valleys ot Utah were indeed world problems; The population of the earth is stead ily increasing numbers! Some say it will be doubled in one hundret years; it may be trebled, .Without Dainty enough for invalid. Amply nourishing for a toiler 'Serve Kellpgg's Toasted Corn Flakes to every one at your table..........and ''you'll never hear one word that isn't pleasure in and praise for these tempting, easy-to-eat and ready-to-serve sweethearts of sugar corn. The appetite appreciates this cereal that people don't tire of eat- ing often 46 canal failed, and the diKcou'ragcd pi- oncer saw his young wheat Held fight the withering heat of tho sun through' out. the seaiion until at thu cud it yielded a small harvest of grain. A crop 1ms been irriga- the It was acle! Men would not believe it. Only an experience added to experience, did the understanding (tome to men that by proper methods of tillage, the small rainfall stored In the soil, and because of ,tho wondrously fertile soil could produce a profitable crop without Irrigation. Thus WHS born dry-farming, the complement of Irrigation in the material redemption of the portions the earth that are under a low rainfall. Important as is the art of Irrigation, it can not hope to serve more than a small fraction of the arid area of the world. When .all the J waters in all the suitable rivers have been divert- ed for irrigation purposes not more than 'one-sixth, nt the outside esti- mate, the arid lands of the earth, can be reclaimed by irrigation. The remaining five-sixths, if reclaimed at all. must be reclaimed1'b'y the methods oi dry-farming. Not'more than one- tenth of the area of Utah can we ever hope to bring under irrigation. ]n dry-farming lies the ultimate hope of reclaiming tho "deserts" the earth. For that reason it has become of world-wide interest. As Ambassador James Bryea said publicly the other day, together with irrigation, it is probably the most important question before the nations. The modern origin of dry-farming lies in'Utah, and dates back to the efforts of the Utah pioneers between 1875. California, the North- west, the Great Plains and perhaps other sections later developed it in- dependently. It has been tried out so iong and on so many soils that there s no longer any question1 about its feasibility. Men are concerning them- selves ;now with the 'proper adapta- :Ions 'of dry-farming methods to the vast variety of.soils, climates and pre- Ipitation that occurs over the rainless sections of the earth. It is hoped that In .time all arid lands .may be brought under subjection; at the present time, the chief efforts are VlTjecled to semi arid conditions; nual rainfall between inches prevails, 'MORE, tiktf Everybody wants flavor is so good. And mother knows that COWAN'S is good for and it is Cocoa in its purest form. Cowan's Perfection Cocoa has no added flavoring. Its .delicious flavor is obtained by using only the highest grade of cocoa beans, and being careful (o remove.every particle of husk or shell. That is the reason that there is no bitter taste to no sediment. There is nothing the Children can eat or drink that will give them more red nourishment. The Cowan Company, Limited TORONTO ONTARIO 'iuvery doubt it is Increasing. year, therefore, more food must be produced. The old farms on the olc lan-Js, under present methods, are not yielding increased harvests. This is one of the reasons why every great nation Is seeking new lands on which to found colonies that can raise food- stuffs for the over-crowded portions of the earth. Since the humid sec- tions are fairly well occupied, the at- tention of the land-hungry nations has necessarily been focussed on the arid and semi-arid sections, as yet sparse- ly occupied. _. Who would have ventur- ed to predict a hundred years ago that, the great nations would war or threaten war with each other over the possession of such notably waste plac- es as the Libyan and Saha-ra 'Deserts, which include Tripoli, Algeria, the Sudan, Morocco, and other places that have been in the recent. limelight of international politics? Th0 making of gardens in the great American Desert by Brigham Young I and his associates, and in other great deserts by other noblo pioneers, lias proved that there Is virtue in the "desert." Science in her slow but certain way has shown that arid soils arc superlatively fertile. They arc the most' fertile in the world. ThoJ gary, Jtussia, Turkey, Palestine, India, China, the South African Federation, Australia, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Mex- ico, Canada and other "foreign nations. Several nations, notably Russia, Hun- gary Frince and kept men in the United States for the pur- pose of securing information concern- ing American dry farming methods.. The Internitioh ll Institute ot Agricul- ture recently: published a voluminous report on dry-farming written by. a Hungarian ofiicial.: The dry-farm ex- periment stations lu foreign countries now outnumber those of the United States The international character' of. the sessions of the-. congress has showii forcibly how very similar, after all, are phet Joseph Smith. Of all people, the Latterday Saints and the 'people ol Utah generally, should be interested in the onward movement for the con- quest of the aste places of tho oil th Truly, we dare now any, "Tho desert shall blossom as the rose. NEWSPAPER MEN TOMEETATOTTAWA EXUBERANCE OF EXC.TJD PATRIOT FLAMING POSTERS ON .WEXFORD WHICH POLICE QUIET- LY REMOVED Dublin, June green pot- ters were found covering the bill beards of morning, ing as follows Rsmember the rebellion of 1708- We believe that the' time is drawing meet in OttiUT on Ihuisdaj and tnVneedsVnd' problems of different na-1 Friday-of ncU at the FLAKES pioneers fertility may that this Dp. JOHN H. WIDSTOE President "of the International Dry- Farming Congress y I' v score of states and nations have since followed Utah's example. work grew in importance, however, the need was felt of au organization that would enable the states and nations to ex- change experience and ideas regarding the methods and results of farmiug without irrigation, under semi-arid con- ditions. The International Dry-Fanning Con- gress was organized at Denver, in Jan- uary, It has held annual meet- i since that time in Salt Lake City, Jlah; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Billings, Joiitana; Spokane, Washington; and Colorado Springs, Con- jress has grown beyond all; expecta- ion of those who assisted to organize I. It has assumed a position of great mportance in the agricultural work of not only in the United States, but In tious. At the '-last" Congress, held at j fourth nnnu il corn out inn of the Gin Colorado Springs, at one forenoon ses-; ailiaii Press association. The program sion, delegates from India, Australia, gives promise of the best contention Canada and Brazil discussed the sue- j in j Iu, of the association cess that had, already attended dry- Thc dtv flf OUana a farming in and the promise it held for the future. M Ottawa, lime J rwo huntlied and fifty iimvsn innr nul 1 _ dp the same thing again. 'England is certain to' be Involved in a great :n the near future with ICE GOES UP IN. FIRE About 25.000 tons of ice WCTC de It was an inspiration to see the nations Jlhfi ncw Chateau Lnuricr on Thins unite in the discussion of fundamental ji'ajv Araont, the speakeis Mill he problems Tor the common good of men. I Premier Rordcn Sir Liunpr Hungary, Canada and several of the lion. T. White anil Hon. L. V states contested for the honor of ou-( Pelbtier. ITon. Geo. Graham will tertalning the. next session ot the jjC toast master. from Hungary served notice that they intended to trying until they succeeded in securing ilie Congress for Budapest. The next session a] Dry-Farming. Congress will be held in Lethbridge, Alhortn, Canada. Jt Is the-first time that the Congress hus gone outside of the United States; but it is not likely'to be the last. The next session bids fair to be a very im- portant one. Many .nations are pre- paring exhibits to be used at the Con- gress. The Canadian Government lias appropriated a large sum for exhibi tion purposes. Secretary Wilson the United States Department of Ag- riculture has recommended that 000 be used for a Federal exhibit of the dry-farm possibilities of the United States. The various state ments are also taking a lively inter- est'in the nex'l Congress. The Alberta country is of great terest to our country because of the settlements located there under church Germany, BD it is necessary for and every one of usto be ready for that time to break away from England or else to come under the German rule. 'Irishmen awake; arm at once..-De- lays are dangerous.' 'Warning The dav is at hand to prove yourselves worthy descendants of the men of '08! 'God Save Iieland' Needless to say, the posters 'were promptly obllteratted by the. police. Jas. Coutts has oeen appointed hormaster at Trenton. ho liberated and made almust .every country. It to stiniuate plant growth by the ap- plication oT water. The experience of half a century hag proved that agri- culture under arid conditions can be mad-a most pleasant and profitable. It was a great day, that 24th of July, 1847, the Utah pioneers directed the tiny stream of water from City Creek to the newly planted field. H was the beginning of modern irriga- tion in the United States. To the whole world it taught the proper use of the rivers running through or near the "Dam them back, and divert tiller waters to the fields." Ir- rigation is the ii ml a in en (ill agricul- tural practice of arid districts. By its help, the incomparably fruitful gardens of the earth will lie produced iMisivu agricultural la made possible and populous cities will arise on "the sailds o." (lie dostTl." It, was. however. ;is great a day when the newly-built branch organizations In Canada, Mex- ico, several South American countries, Australia, South Africa and Hungary. To the sessions of the Congress fiavc been sent special delegates from teng- laud, France, Germany, Austria-Hun- froven Quality "When choosing silvcrmire ill isboth economy and talisf tion to purchase Kffl ROGERS BROS, This brand, known ai SitotrTlate that Wtars'' ranks first in qualify and lias been best for over' 60 years. Made in the i heaviest grado of Solrf by Leading direction. The low rate on the rail-j roads; the great possibilities of the country; the modern method.? of the Canadian Government, and grams and exhibits prepared by the Congress, should induce many people to bo present at the sessions of the Congress at Lethbridge, Oct. 2lBt to 26th. 1012. The dry-farming movement Is grow- ing with such rapidity that no one person has a true conception of its magnitude. It is world embracing; and may become world saving, in a temporal sense. The great nations of antiquity, which we know practiced agriculture on arid lands without ir- rigation, have left us a message which wo should leiirn and extend. It, Is a great Joy Unit tlie twin arts of irri- gation and dry-fnrming, destined to compier (be larger half of tho earth, should have been revived in modern dnyn, for the benefit of all races, by the pioneers of our people when they heartlessly driven from their homes and Innds Into tho forbidding wilderness. Thus good has come out of nn evil purpose; and honor instead of dishonor has come to the persecut- ed but, houcsi followers of the I'ro- coco ome for me "Ask your rK'VK MALTKI) COCtyA" The Great Strength Builder for Invalids. ;