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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 192fr THE LETHBR1DGK DAILY HKHAIJJ PAGE FIVE SOUTHERN ALBERTA HOPES YET TO LOCATE AND DEVELOP IRON ORE NEAR COAL MINES lig Ore Beds Near Burmis, About 75 Miles West ot Lelh- of Titanium in the Ore However May Preclude Development but Field is Being Carefully Surveyed. Alberta coal .deposi.s, running into It is possible that (ho titanium shown uu represent It per iu Ihe analysis may be due, at least lo the north and soiilh ot this point, fancy ot the housewife. Sou but none of tlieso were esaruiiied berta's pats r.tid Sarley hav wlih the exception of a couple of world so often tnat no comment I WELCOME TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS. ASSOCIATION small cuts, about one mile north of Burmis, two beds ot irou ore were seeu, The'ore, where stripped. necessary. The raw material lor great milling extension Is present, and the' railway and power situation will bear found to be dipping with prao comparison -with any other city of tlcally tbe same angle as the s'ope'of: toe west, the hill so that It was difficult to meas- uro the thickness ot tbe beds, the larger bed showing about flve feet and tbo smaller three feet of ore with So has'been confined mostly to coal free from titanium to be of commer- has been commeu mosuy m "hough of late years natural gas de- clat value.. On the other hand, the velopmorit has reached a large scale, titanium is present as an Impurity in cp the magnetite, no metallurgical pro- g as follows e (metallic! veippmci------- tin! this really serious efforts are Using put forth eds On which the various openings liavo been made. "In tho valley of a small creek, ris- ing in the Llvingstono range, three distinct, beds were seen, on the mid- dle olio ot which a tunnel about 100 fcot In length has be cm 'driven with cross-cut 34 feet long, driven lo Iho weal, at the end. The tunnel and Ihe first 20 feet'of tho 'cross-cut aro m ore, hut unfortunately this 'work was done on Llio axis of a synclinal fold with gentle illp on ils easterly limb and slightly overturned to tho west, the result. holng that at tho tunnel entrance (ho-ore is lying al- most flat while at tho end of the cross- cut it is standing vertical. The oro la nlso somewhat' 'fractured, Is vriuch gllckensidcd, and shows considerable calclte developed along fracture I Us; Impossible at Ihls point io'gain a fair! Iho size or finality of the deposit. 'About 200 yards to the soiith of the tunusl nn open-cut on (bo safdb bed .also near Ibo axis of thi a'yncllnc i shows It to be 8U foot fairly uniform in character, if open-cut about one-half mile south of tbe tunnci cxposen a second bed wblcb Is probably below tho first and fs hero WA fed thlclc. Tho strata at this point nro nearly horizontal, dipping from 3 lo.S de- grees lo Iho. w'csl; arid tlio ore ap- pears to "bo ot a Very uniform nature. A sample taken across. bed in this Tho sheep Industry was referred 'lo briefly above., I.etbbritlge is the great- est wool shipping point 5n :Canadai During tho past three jyears. Southern Alberta wool growevsiriavc- annually phipped over. .pounds, of wool lo the inurtets. Canada's wool consumption, .is in IbO'-'nelghhorhood of. pounds 'aurinaUy. ada'fi wool production 14 about 000 pounds. Catiada sliould produco more and Southern Alberta Js iu a position lo double Its sheep carrying capacity many limes over. "What with the forest reserves to the west pro- viding cheap summer range and tho Irrigation tends around Lethbrirlge providing tbo winter feeding grounds, Southern Alberta shouiil supply the deficiency In Canada's wool needs, i Greater development in the future may be looked for, and with that de- j velopmcnt there should come the- establishment of woollen mills here. Ijetlihrldge once had a woollen mill but it failed because of lack ot proper management and because there were not tho variety of mills necessary to take care ol the different grades ot wool. But with a widening market, consequent on tho filling -up of tha west's vacant lands and with the do- velopment of Iho sheep growing In- dustry msy confidently look forward lo a development ot a "IF IT WASN'T BETTER IT WOULDN'T BE TAYLOR-MADE" woolllen Industry here, it Is an in- dustry which would bo hascd direct- ly on Iho natural resources ot the dis- trict. MILLING INDUSTRY WILL BE EXTENDED cut was analyzed by the Mines Branch with the following rcauils 0.073 per cent por cent per cent por cent per cent per cent Lcthbridgo's milling industry fs cap- able of wlrlc extension. At tlio present time the Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. nnd tho Taylor Milling Co. have nulls here with an output of 760 bar- rels daily, lint (here is room for more and for all Iho allied industries. Southern lAlbcrla millers enjoy the unirjuc position of being close lo the source ol supply ol all grades ot wheat. Southern Alberta raises win- ler wheat every year and it enjoys an Internationa! reputation, Alberta lied Winter has taken prizes at world com- petitions time after lime. Southern Alberta hard spring wheat has beaten the world on more than one occasion, and It Is no secret In the milling In Fe 3SI.SO S1C3 18.33 CnO 2.21 MgO TI02 1' S spring wheat has properties peculiar "The writer was Informed that there to it which makes flour manufactured arc a number of other openings both from It take teeing place dustry that Southern Alberta hard TAYLOR MILLING ELEVATOR COMPANY of "PRIDE OF ALBERTA" AND "MOTHER'S FAVORITE" Also DR. RUSK'S C H j (g K FOOD FLOUR Agents for ROYAt PURPLE CALF MEAL GRAIN AND GRAIN PRODUCTs'lN CARLOAD LOTS A SPECIALTY ;