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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .pAGP: TWO DAILY TO-SPEW) L SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 1917 During (ho present year ilia provln- sfllllenient crew out from tho malu.of tho work conlrollcu from I.elh- rial department of public icurts will avpniif 3 of Of course, lu such brIJso Is optimistic ovsr Ma suui- jptnd J36.00I) on the roads of South-, au luirneuss area, the work of building mcr's program. Ills aim Is to mate ctn AUierla wblcli sro unJer tho the Irunt roads ivas great In Itsolf.] the' roads Hie best possible In tho lion of tho department oOlclala lo vvhlla tbe construction of laterals Isilint fisfr? snil than (o keep them In J.elliu.-1-Jgo. ttal Is well-olgh lu somo districts he finds the Last votr Ibo department spent! However, lie tru'ut roids system In (farmers onlr too anxious to help IC5.000 OD lhc same nrea. The roadfthc district; centering ou dragging their own roads, wltlla In construction program In Southern Al.jhas inado'rapid strides In ibe riasliolhcr parts, [Ullo or no interest Is hprta Is much Eioro. comprehensive I few years, and'is aH out completed, taken In ttp. condition of the high- Ibal most Inwclne, and while'The work'on .the laterals' lias been: However ho confidently ci- thfl result Is by no means what ibelwell started, while each year that from this tltuo forward, department Jesires ami alms at, laree'a rorlaln liiilease oi new trunk roads i svlien every farmer almost owns u lliiugs have been doae lu the rast underlaken. At tho present lime, as motor car, there will bo much ruoro ten yeara. Prior to that timo the trail was tllo order o( Iho day Tilth only R stray barb-wlro fence to roads. rudtattus from the city: block tho way. the country Is) LethbriilEO to Medicine Hit; the accompanying map..will show, t cooperation letTveeu tlio farmers and I-elubridge has the trunk! (he road department lu tho matter of I interest to the farmer. Automobile, clubs may do much also lal traveller wlll'lind Ills best roads through tbo south. In connection with Hie Transcontinental Highway, It li Interesting to note that ilie Uomin Ion Government Is considering an ei pendlturc of fio.OOO.OuO'to complete It after the war. 1'arl or Oils grea EUIU of money will bo auont on the trunk road between Meillcluo Hal ani Crow's Nost. The tusking of Alberl.l'E Ulelinov system Is Just In its Infancy. Thor Is yet much to be done. They hay not taken on that desrco uf ueruanr ency so hnril to attain. However thoao who 'arb most Interested lu Ihc problem bellevo tlmt o solution will bo found from o sourco little dreamed HAROLD DEAL GOOD; .1 i ADMITS IT HIMSELF AND OFFERS TO PROVE Tho Elgin Motor Car corporation 61 Chicago recently received a-., letter rom mi embryonic mechanic who eeinlnely Id bo one ol tbo In: luslry's worthy contributors tlio ndvftnccmont of motor efficiency. The Lotlcr rends: j company, I Ihot you Ditto want me. J set In-tlio'Autoinobllo Jurnnl j tavo )pt HID wanllng. a; mcnlalwork lu .mj-Urn alllioo I am chnueo In (lie ntil.oinolillo ciiglm. II OrHdualcd; nollier WBB linvoi'been ffgcrlug on a auto Knglu' Cormle or WlsUenhouqe, 'althoo !1 rio for th'o last feu- ycare, so I Ilifnk I can; no! coimmlr rayiolf jwltli, tliut. tnnko nulto a Ituprlivuicnl on Iho four, riltlioe I at'n'l so Bloo It conios cvdeni uml ECan you nro ujloalcst. UAIiOLD A EAST. TWZOUGH LEirroiiBGEH tha Gi'ocaa Roufe _______ On August 4th last, Mr. H, W. White making a trEnscontlneatal auto '.GUI of CiaaJa in tie Interest ot Lhe Tran3conLiocn'td'' Highway lo Ihe sDcrclary of tho Vancouv- er Automobile Club from Tyvah, Sosk.; "RegarJing the conditions ot tho.road, It Ls very rough In places, but (rom Calgary lo Meill- clna Hat. via LeLUljrldeo, tho road Is A 1 lor the whole distance ol 220 mileV THE NEW ATTACHMENT WHICH COMBINES WITH ANY FORD CAR TO MAKE A fULLY GUARANTEED TRACTOR, CAPABLE OF'DOING THE WORK OF. FOUR BIG HORSES AND VET.'Yf'HICH 'LEAVES YOUR FORD BEADY FOR USE A8 A TOURINQ CAR OH MINUTES FROM- THE, TIME.-IT STOPS WORKING AS A WONOEHFUl. OF LOW COST POWER THE'FARM.' IT TIME TRIED, OWNER TESTED ClJMPLE'TELY'.YjIlEVqLU. TIONIZEO ALL PREVIOUS ALL HEAVY 'FAflM WOflk. USED FOR PLOWING, CM.TTINQ HAULING GRAIN, ETC, Vc. Any Ford in condition uscil willi a Stiiiulc Tractor will start and run cnitiiiuoiisly on high gear and do the work of four big honsej. Price We arc now closing agency contracts. If you want a good thins write or 'phone at once. SUPERIOR SUPPLY CO. 13th St. S. and 2nd Avc. S. LETIIIJlilDGE Exclusive Agents foi- Southern Alberta" -forced on every side, tbe prairie trail ir.uat Rive iraj to ths road rol- jows the road allo trance. Tbla en- .'tails' aa enormous amount of work. and Uial Ihe blghTrays sjstem ct Southern Alberta today U as good a? reflects great credit to tlio men In charge of the work. The' olan Vlilch has been followed thrauEhouL AJterta and cspcctallr in them Alberta, la building up Ihe system has been ta provide goad trunk roads linking up tie I lavna anrt cities, these 'to serre as rinaln arteriijs: and then each .year iqs Funds were aTailnhle, to Tmlld the "radiatms la Iho belter settled Ilrst. eitendias them aa lha Lethbr.'dgo to Crow's N'tit- LtLhbrldge to -Coults. i Lclibrldse to Cardslon and Water- ton Part In 'addition Lhero Is n good trunk road north. lo Carmangav and across to the C. and line to meet Iha trunk road From Macleod norih to Calgaryr Other trunfe roads radlala from these main tmnts, while later- als are hclng graded in every direc- tion. During the pagt years the de- partment has bad more Lhan a little difficulty securing teams and men to carry on the work, and tie same-dif- ficulty is this year but In- spector Aiinsworln. who la In charge U--r "P, tic e.'ficlency of the highways by lending their Inr.ucnce to a, "goad roads" program. Theve llUla doubt tbal within the nest two years eTery small town in the soutb will have its automobile club. An affiliation or thesa clulia will be the nest.siep, and. with an alLrac'ive .covering tbe south there Is little- that they will not. be able lo accomp.isii Ih. ol by most people. In the norlh bt 'Alberta, in part of the country n-liicii is'' just now bsln? opened up .by the railways.; there- areiTast-.beaa. Qf Miuirieh; '.The bitumen iiaTe been tlcscrlhctl by those ttho have, tbera aa illimit; poail mQkprg ln Xlterta expec( (o SEC lhc day whcn froni beda wlu be QL EQulh lo th to which "will shert the moisture and Elard up under the hardest Kind o( traffic. Let us hope they nre rlRht, tor ll Is a comparatively easy matter to shane up our trunk roads ID the first instance; Ihe difficulty hag al- ways been to attain any degree of permanency aeainst the destruction of our heavy. LialGo -after rainfall. If the hitumen of Ihc h'orth will overcome this, and can ha se- cured and applied as cheaply, as those interested believe it can be, Southern Alberta may expect, to'be some day the home of the greatest highway system in North America. DELCO-LIGHT MAKES ELECTRICITY UNIVERSAL For tbe first time electric light" and power are available ib' j Heretofore, the benefits of clectrkiiy hare confined lo (hose who live ia the larger towns aod cities. :Now Delco-Uiht makes electric current uoivcrully available; Ddco-Ligl-.l lodaj o( wixfi nTtaicsT, cco-j tinj to ihiRg michL-iU, chumi, j' ciifticg ai-> u, Tinun tic. lightinjc cOTntry Jl a Tghtiag mra] sU; ind coajlruccon ciapi jt ii IlgMbg the (inp, of ii il i- n c cl Mtnraola Give, Ken-1 ll is (urr.iihir; ao4 hc.-nci camp ir.4