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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX LETHBR1DGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1909. AT LOW FULL- MND COMPLETE STOCK OF CANADA Capital, lest and li Prtflb Exceed Ready Cash _____________________Unlike most invert- incuts, money deposited the Union Bank is always ready for use. There is never delay or loss jetting it when you want it. It is absolutely Mfe, and always worth dollar for dollar. Don t tie up your money in risky ventures, when you can jet compound interest on it here, with absolute security, and the privilege of withdrawing it at any time. UETHBRIOGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, M.n.g.r LOCATION OF AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE .Senator Talbot Presents Strong Case For Its Separation From University City THE CASE OF PEARCE'S (Macleod Advertiser.) The people wh0 live near Pearce's station, about nine miles east of Macleod on the C. P. R. are very an- present. It is a long settled and _ c.i-iu. uii-uci nit- munt: j prosperous district and in that event the URiversitv p would severely suffer. In my opinion A strongly woruea ami plentifully thc severesr Senator Tal-bot has addressed tie institutions and are several miles following letter to the different mem- bers of the Provincial Legislature. upon the subject of tine Agricultural College Lacombe, Alta., June 15, 19O9. Dear Sir 'people of the cities of Strathcona and Edmonton, the professors in the university, the uni- versity senate and at least some of the members of the execu. council of the legislature seem uetermined i that our proposed, agricultural col- j are tiie biggest things about the in lege shall be placed at Strathcona I stitution. apart. Fact 5. The case of the Wisconsin agricultural college is also cited as an -instance of a successful agricul- tural college united with the state university. It is true the institutions are united and it is true that the ag ricultural college is a success. do not have to look far for the caus of the success. Ifcre the agricultura interests and the agricultural men and under the same management as j 3abcock, signed petition has been sent to the xious to know what is going to hap- offieials of the company, praying that pen to them when the new diversion jtjie line Macleod to Pearce's be of the line from Lethbridge is com- i maintained for shipping purposes. A pleted and put in operation. are fearful that they will be left hisrh and dry, a dozen miles from the rail- way instead of having a station and shipping facilities of their own as at discouraging reply was received to the effect that the company could not- see any advantage to itself in so doing. Another petition was sent to lhe and John Herron. M P tW agricultural public to some very John Herron, M. P. for this district FIG PILLS icestore Failing Energy They make well and healthy the diseased liver and kidneys making them perform their functions. Besides this, thev purify your blood and make the run-down ailing ones feel like new again. Try a cents and see how quickly you note the change. For sale" bv Alberta Drus Co. who was expected to present it at Ot- tawa, but recommended that the Rail- _ way Commission (then travelling I West oa a tour of inspection) be com- municated with. Apparently the Com- mission slipped by without being in-i terviewed. j Inasmuch as the farmers in this' district purchased much of their land from the railway company it would seem that they were owed some con- sideration, and aside from this, that the railway would derive some ad- vantage fay keeping the existing line open.. L-ven for freighting purposes onlv. I 4 f 4 4 t I 4 lT- HAVE YOU ANY REAL ESTATE TO SELL We can dispose of it to the best advantage Do you wish to Sent a House or Purchase Propeny m any part- of the city we can fill your requirements. The following will rrive vov -lUeS UX lilt; gains we have to offer: Handsome double residence containing M rooms situate in Eivemew. only Easy terms A ew house in Kiverview. modern, onjv TOO Easy terms Xew 7 room house in Duff Addition, only SI 400 Jbasy terms House and Two Lots on Argyle Avenue, only J-fOtsm luverri-ew. only 8425 Lots in !STorth Ward, only S200 each Stephen CgL Malone Insurance Brokers and Commission Agents Rooml Ott Block step would be blow that The agricul- tural interests of this province could possibly receive. As a practical farmer, and one who has -devoted a good deal of time to f educational matters as well. I de- sire to draw the attention of the members of the legislature and the i in- i teresting facts, so that before any 1 money is voted for this object, we i may all be in a position to consider the question on its merits. Fact 1. The most successful agri- cultural college on the Xoith .Ameri- can continent today is the Ontario Agricultural college at Guelph in a separate institution. It is located about fifty miles from the nearest i university and is not at all connect- ed with the university .except for ex- amination purposes and the conferr- ing of degrees. Fact -2. During last winter the pro- j fessors of the Alberta university gave addresses in different places and tried to create a sentiment in favor of the two institutions combin- For this purpose they cited in- j.stances whore the agricultural col- jk-ge was said to be united with the j university and was a success. One instance givra by them was the state 'of California. Now, I WOuM not like to .say that in this case the facts do say that those who made the i statement did not take the trouble Such agricultural men a Russell and Henry have made Wisconsin what she is. Fact 6. Sir William McDonald, o j Montreal, has donated millions o to 3IcGili university. The j departments of chemistry, physics, etc.. etc., at that institution owe i much to his generosity. Experience, I however, taught him that though he was spending enormous sums of mon- ey, he was not reaching the sons and daughters of the farmers as he would like and we find him establishing the college at St. Anne de Bellevue. i If Sir William McDonald and Pro- fessor Robertson thought they could benefit the farmers of Ontario and Quebec by doing so. they would have started their college at Montreal and affiliated it with McG-ill university. But they did not do so. The college i of St. Anne de Bellevue is not con- nected with any university except'for i examination purposes and is out in ithe country. j Any practical man who will take the time to consider the matter can (easily find the causes of the general failure of agricultural colleges that are closely affiliated with universities and located in large cities. A course at such a college has a tendency to drive our sons and j slaughters from the farm. Few young ruijirr women can spend three or rour years of very impression- ;able time of their lives in a large city and then contentedly go hack to I the .farm. There is a t JLtencv al- ready for our young men and younir i j women to go to the city. If you I think, as I do. that a rural life' is best, physically. and mor. I ally, we should discourage, rather i than encourage, the movement. When tho agricultural college is under the same management as the university and along with it. we de- prive all but a rare few of the sons I mind, we want these young men and women back on the farm when the course is through. A very limited amount of time in comparison should be given to history, literature, geog- raphy and grammar. None at all can be spared for the dead or foredgn lan- guages. For chemistry, botany and j ireology. only so much shows tho. j relation of plant and animal life to 1 soil. Deal as fully as possible j with grains, tmd grasses, and trees i and shrubs, farm conveniences and beautiful homes. A knowledge of farm implements and their care, farm weeds and their destruction would be worth millions of dollars every year to Alberta. See that every student has a knowledge of the different classes and breeds of farm animals, their care, uses and feeds, with a slight knowledge of their structure and common remedies for the more common diseases. I The students should board at the college. The institution should be as homelike as possible. The pro- ducts of the farm, connected with the t CANADIAN BANK OF CC OFFICE. B. B. W1U32, KSTABLISHJED IM Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Tiwdkrs' recently iwoed by this Bank are a nwoey wfaea tnnwUiag; They mn Msued ia and wmhte in Belgium. Denmark, Pram, Germany. Great Britain. Holland, Italy, Norway, Ruscia, Swedes Switzerland U stated an the of each cheque, while in other an payaMe at arrant rmtea. ioforvatim retn ay be obtained Ring Up T08 f When yon want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE M M M Lcthbridge Branch t G. K. Noursc, Manager college should be sold to the college {college would be within the reach of at the cost of production. In this an immense number of our boys and way the cost to the student of the I girls. The cost to the province need agricultural college per term need; not be much. The benefits to the not exceed half the cost to the stud- j farmers would bo enormous the ent of the university proper. Such a ,'results speedy. Place Your Orders for DRAYING [jto acquaint themselves with the true j facts. It is quite true that in the state of California the agricultural college was connected with the uni- versity at one time. But the union was not a happy one. Thc agricul- ,lural college was a failure. So ap- 4-1 Parent was the failure and the thereof that during the VsLos a f 3905 and 1907 the legislature- of tho gC' Jj state of California voted no less a sum than to separate the institutions. They wore separated and the agricultural college was re- moved sixty miles from Berkeley seat of the state university. Fact ..-.WITH.....J JUS. FRAME! Satisfaction Guaranteed 4 PHONE 289 I When you hear the name S TM C E Y you can be assured that it stands for the best grades of LUMBER for our lumber, whether considered from the point of quality or prices, takes its place in the very best COMPANY Just across the track on Westminster Road in the North Ward. Phone 433 TK VeIlnstItut'iOTs or examinations for nearl'v similai'- To matriculation ex- PUpHS wiU havc years at a school af- the school leaving 1 P General Teaming When you want your yard cleaned up, when you want your garden plowed, if you want some first-class manure for garden purposes, better see me, or phone 201. I can sup- ply your wants. WM. TAYLOR Winner of Gold Medal at Winnipeg Exhibition, 1908. THE KINNARD HAINES (FLOUR CITY) Maximum of Power and General Efficiency with Least Fuel Consumption. Write or call and get more particulars from the Agents Western Canada Agency Officei, MaodoaMd Block Ltd. but i and money that vni-v Ht a very great Tn) our hoys want to know it hT' Such a be in ho of <-asv 'or young woman jyours of age. in I has passcrt or Can pasg school icavin.e examination, ami who praclicnl knowledge which ACRES FOR SALE IN 5 OR 101 acre WMts. Close to Leilibridf eT ewy f.t ami propft- a as a student at that institution.0 Tho .course should be of as practi- term. ca} character as possible. Bcmr in Qood NOBTH on PRICES on Corrugated Iron Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s goods in stock OLIVER'S MIRTVIUW; COMPANY Office and Factory dr. Kin mm MEETS Telephone 153 St ftm 195 Patented Sectional Houses Manufactured in Vancouver, B C., of the very best Kiln-' dried Immber, in latest de- signs. Prospective builders would do well to write me before deciding on a house A. Sfiencer AGENT and BUILDER, MACLEOD The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET lob North of the Railroad and West of Westminster Rd. FROM EACH TERMS One-third cash, one-third fi A j-.xvivio X montbg 12 moQths Interest 6 per cent, per annum d. (M MMp, Kb. ;