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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta saturday, march 2, 1918 thk lrthbridgk DAILY herald PACiK rlevf.n Plan to Make Alberta Seed Grain 10 KEEP DOWN PRICE Centre of World is Launched by the Provincial Dept. of Agriculture One or i.ho luosl comprebenslve mlienws for making AIljorl.ii the wood Kniln centre! of tin; world lias bean worked out by tins department of iiRii-c'lilliixu and will ho. put In operation HiIh your. It will take, noun: t.lirets or fiiiir ynni'k to get Ibi; plan in opeia-lion �o thul there will be a commercial supply, but ouco ?stablinbed there will lie no question an to the quality ot the Alberta kooiI grain. The entire proposal was outlined hy Deputy Minister of Agriculture Crabr, at a mooting of the fairs' delegatcm and those who .wero aflenrilnt; the Heed fair at Kilmonton', Heretofore Willi the necessity of the country the department has been devoting its special attention to the introductions of pedigreed live sloeft into tbo province, but In order to have ;i well balanced production, and in order to take advantage of the natural l'dcillties of Alberta to produce clean and perfect, seed, this scheme of pedigreed seed is being introduced this year. Outside of Sweden, the seheni.-is the .rnost compreluuialve in the world. The Department's Plan To begin with il is considered I hat Alberta has the natural .advantage second to no other part, of the world to produce seed grain and graHHCH a .id in order that there may be a generul and definite scheme to provide seed for the world's market, the department of agriculture has organized the. following plan. The scheme is to produce seed on a big scale and standardize il. Although the department started two or three years ago to work out the scheme it is just being brought, before the public. � > Privilege To Buy To those exhibitors winning first and second prlie at. this seed fair and other seed fairs throughout the prov OF BINDER TWINE ? : * * > > * : :� * : > THE VALLEY OF VISION By Rev. J. H. Jowett, D.D. -|, .-i in 1 city. But: ineo will bo given th>) opportunity ofice,lU a ll��"d of sisal fibre. Standard ' hero it Is the valley whi.-h is i.iie homo] huvinir at commereiiil rates five hush- laI,*i cents a pound jsome gloomy valley exi increase. Pure .Manila twine containing 650 feel to the pound should be sold at an advance of not more 'ban pound above Ihe price of inc. All prices are f.o.b. factory germans suffered Hash tipon him the omen of Christ. - And now take 1 liit-spirltual experience oi nell: "I have learned i mental religion sine, died than in all my lit" nell had had many ia � aifil when, in 'licnces', there �an liable rich �ord from the Horace Bush ore of experi-iiv iittie boy before.'' Bush-e experiences eno.. AN1 PYPIIICinX'1'11 lhp m(5lllltail1 "'I' "�: I sup for an early |.ea N'ewly t'oninu should say not to break' even witji the forms.- Life. Well. I ^ llieill OV� are looking ioued Lieutenant : I It'll take tne a year osi of my uni- nierchants.-Gargoyle. AVill sell, complete or separately, 5t h.p. Daniel's Gas Engine; Westingbouse Generator and Switchboard, practically as good .us now. suitable for manufacturing purposes or an electric light plant. GASENGINElSo,*ers^ho0^nLand Can Secure Assistance WINNIPEG PAINT & COMPANY, WINNIPEG GLASS 1 Registered esdale Stallions Clyd ! So many different schemes for soldier settlement haye been talked Iof from time to* time that the. (public has become more or less con-luseH and only a scattering Row know , that the Soldiers Settlement Act of the Dominion of Canada ia1 now in force and in operation. In fact, applications for returned soldiers for in which we share "the teliowship of i His sufferings," and in that sacred j ,communion we begin � see a little j �'way into the dark tm-teries of His Cross.' It is because, in cur own degree, we are like Him, that ue see Him a little, "as He is.' ! So that when we are I� - I into sombre f , valleys, let us humbly and expectantly j assume that we are in the place of I �vision. Maybe the Lord i; going to anoint our eyes with eye-salve. :ind l He will impart unto ir one of His see-rets. Perhaps it was needful that we should bo led into tin- valley in order our sight. And found to tie aid in operating land already owned jbered and who are similarly situated lands in the Western Provinces lie fore enlistment and have now returned that we might receiv and have land on the homesteads thus life's valleys will he which they can place under crop the'the abodes of the divine mercy as well coming spring but have not the seed, j as those breezy heights which catch grain and equipment necessary to re-1 the first beams of the rising sun. Even commence their farming work. It H'ln the valley we may s .,. the King in also represented that there are others: His beauty, and the hind Ulat is very who own farms which are unencum-j far off JUST ARRIVED FROM THE EAST AND NOW ARE FOR SALE AT THE PALACE LIVERY BARN, LETH BRIDGE. ALL VERY CHOICE STOCK. Pedigrees are hero and will be delivered to buyers. Cattaneo, imported1 (12005), (15681). Aged 8 years. Dunmure Ivory, (16171). Aged 4 years. Golden Style, (14316). Aged'5 years. These, horses are clean and right. See them and you'll buy. W. J. Henders & Son OWNERS 4. at Mr. Henders can be seen the Palace Livery Stables. �rr.j by them, are being received in Ottawa jThe applications through the west are i being received through the establish-jed land offices who carry on the preliminary negotiations and examine the candidates as to their right to receive i help. The Lethbridge Land office ban ' received a number of such applications tand tie number is expected to grow | rapidly as the men return from the front. I Under the act the government may make a loan to the settler of an amount up to $2500 for the purpose of acquiring land for agricultural, purposes, payment of encumbrances on land to be used for such-purposes, t lie improvement of the land, the erection of farm buildings, the purchase of S^ock, machinery and equipment, and for such other purposes as the Soldier Settlement Board may approve. The money loaned shall be expended under the supervision ot the board, and shall not be paid over to the settler as cash to do 'With as he may | please. Explain* Preliminary Steps i The following letto| which is sent � out first to all applicants under the act will perhKps explain fully the pre-i liminary steps which returned soldiers (who already possess land will h�ve �to take in availing themselves of the aid possible under this net: To Applicants under the Soldier Settlement Act: \ It has been represented that there are a number of discharged soldiers entitled to benefit under the Soldier Settlement Act who had homestead \ Emerson Farm Tractor Guaranteed to pull two 14-Inch bottoms in breaking and three 14-inch bottoms in stubble; also to run a 24-Inch separator with all attachments to full capacity. Engine operates successfully on gasoline or kerosene. A general purpose four cylinder farm engine; three speeds-low speed 1S64, intermediate 2.25, high 3.4, The draw bar pull on low gear is 2700 lbs., intermediate 2,000 lbs., high gear 1300 lbs. For full particulars as to dimensions, etc., call upon- Reduced $325.00 Since Removal of Duty THOMAS QUINN LETHBRIDGE AGENT It has been strongly urged that an: attempt should be made to deal with I such cases promptly. The Soldier Set-! tlement Board, which has only recently been assembled, has not yet bud time to formulate its regulations and j organization for ordinary business. In! an endeavour to deal with these spec- j ial cases of urgency it has been decided that their applications may be re-, ueived by the Dominion band Agenc-ies and the necessary inspections and; valuations of the land made by the -j Homestead Inspectors for the purpose] of a provisional loan. As the Board; has only power to' grant a loan whnro , the security is assured, prompt action  is improbable in any cases in which title to the land is too complicated: by i encumbrances to admit of ready adjustment. The following instructions 'apply to the cases above mentioned: The "Preliminary Information Form" is to be filled out. by the applicant in duplicate. These are to be marked at the top "Special." One copy is i.to be sent to the Soldier Settlement!'' Board, Ottawa, accompanied by a letter explaining that it is a case for special treatment; the other copy is to be sent to the Dominion Lands Agent within whose district the land affected is situated. The Agent will communicate in due course with the applicant who must, when advised to do so. be prepared to appear personally before the Agent or Inspector, or as otherwise instructed, to make formal application for a loan and furnish full particulars as to his land, his requirements^ fiof' spring seeding, the nature of his ,tl�Je,*( full particulars as to encumbrances, etc., and as to bis ability to make a living on hiB farm and repay advances. It is to be noted thai prompt action will be facilitated by the applicant confining his present application for loan to provisional requirements. It is only in the special c.as%s dbov'ti mentioned that a duplicate copy of the Preliminary Information Form is pent the Dominion Lands Agent. In all other cases, it is only necessary to make out one copy, which should be sent to the Soldier Settlement Board, Ottawa. S. MABEPv. Acting Chairman. Tile ;