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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta tHE T^ETHBRIDQE DAILY HEBALP Tuesday, JMTitrcih ll,.10rj iRBTON-.TTieBerty Paradise ?^Skek of One of the Richest Fruit, Diftricts in British Columbia--Fruit Ripens Eajsily ,4? ' (Special CorreBpondence) S?;,.'' Cii^ston. b: C, Mafch- lO.-At the '^-��STJfy Paming,Congress ther^ was an ,' exhibit which attracted considerable eXaiUXI. >VUIU1^ itLwia^^vcv. ^---inay nbtinaa'^'coiismefeia inopportune. � to give a few;; more details inddent te;ther�t9,:;a^4.for^; instance, ;It Is  266 .;�flmlles distant'frcanL^ and. fcfe eteVjen^. h minutes are ^^^sconsumedtemaking, the;'trip, .NOTj^^ y that the reader has .carefully foUow-f,|cd tKfr foregoihg'Wsmarks vrtll have a t'SclearferilinpreBJIion.6it"wbare Creston (Iiattti'anfbelgr^irl^e commenced tWs 7 i^tiqle; 'ATiisrJlWwever,: Ji^^ ;c*9t.:scant-(intc:est^)meiV}lyi serving, so ;.to,,sp?ak, as-jB^ipojnt[cf,departure, |,"',>He'whp enjoys,piftturesaue sceneiy  may revel to'hls teaft'sy inaterial-within' visual raiige ^to |fP;,'*taj-inBttJf of ecstacy^ for. .j.a.-.-'Italelodb8dopic> panorama of ^5^ffvirTiipped'>'monn{ain;;vpeaks,i Hsfefc^tE.tlroutlretreatiBtreams^^ p45i;To>^4T^*IJ^^URonr'� scenic;'; gr&nJ^ ii*|^8sorfp^l'djtt'f mjffio^ not, to appreciate at its aliead;'but in .reality 24 hours better foir*Sbr the %imple reason that a ship-ipecTliving-o'n t|tie western side of the l^e: must'gaHier his-fruite for Tuesday,> on''. jMond^y ijaomlng in order to ihav^ them .iboard the train that the creslbn" farmer hands his fruit 'to the express agent .at noon on the third |day*,of r-the week. Not only is this a awing of;tlme: there is also an eoon-oihyreKe'cted by/the shorter hauling ictfarg-esitb.'a'cpmmon point. .'JProbably; apm^ over cautious nerson may remarfc :"'5hls is all very well, jb'ui:-what' alJoutithei. possibility of over-."stiioking' the ..market?" In reply to tth5s;'c"ql9s'tatl6tic41:figures have.been Ijcmotedjibyi-ui^pr^udlced governmental employees that during the pettod that Alberta increased her population S43 per cent.; Saskatchewan, voVet 400 per cent.; British-Columbia'l�i��reaS8d hers only 150 per cent., and is even now consuming 60 per cent.; of her own products. Large Importations are constantly oomingin frotn the Vn-ited States, and when it Is noted that despite a longer haul, With inorpased traivK>ortatl0D expenses, tariff chairg-es, a rigid governmental insppotton, that fruit can be grown on land in the Republic to the south that commands prices that are five and six times per acre the prices that obtain in Creston, is it not an easy m�tt�f to reaoh a conclusion that Creston'offers exceptional advantages fo the prospective fruit farmers? Irrigation is not necessary, as the average, annual precipitation is 29 inchesK This has a twofold advantage-firstly, better and more lasting fruit obtained; secondly, "the meat" of the entomologist, but the "poison" of the horticulturist is an appreciably lesser quantity where Jupiter Pluvius supplies moisture direct, instead of it being furnished through the medium of an irrigating ditch. Again, our sceptical friend may observe, "Oh, yes. but a man must have considerable capital to wait until he gets real, svibstantial- returns from apples." Quite correct, if he did; but he doesn't. Here are some of the means he has of ma'king money while the orchard is in process of development: He raises raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, gooseberries, tomatoes, corn, potatoes, beets, chickens, turkeys, etc., in fact, he can successfully grow practically everything found in the temperate and some ot the products of the semi-tropical zone. As an illustration of what has vbeen accomplished in the apple department, these figures tell a story. In 19t0 the value was foOOO against $55,000 in 1912, in the early part of November of which year the last carload was 'shipped out. In addition to apples, there are cherries, plums, pears, quinces, grapes, melons, not to mention pumpkins that bump down the scale at over 100 pounds, or eveti one cwt. To sum up the entire situation in ordlDEiry, commonplace language we will enumerate the advanftiges" of I Creston: Climate-'liJeal; soil;- prodi-|;gal in its fertility:'.market far fn excess of supply; aobki advantages, 3 schools and a high scliool: fraternal societies; 4 religious denominations are represented; local telephone service. Sportsmen can riot in ^he'pleasures incident to the chase and capture of fUT, ffn and feathers; summer frosts an unknown .quantity. ' : Water for drinking purposes is of quality that can be justly fclaimed nectar fit for the gods, while those "v/ho desire to indulge in aquatic pastimes may swim in or row upon the numerous lalie abounding within the radius of ten miles. Many people have become disgusted when between the- stateriients made in the real estate literature'and the facts that the only fruit is Dead Sea fruit, still if these disappointed ones will carefully examine all the statements given and compare tliem with the actual facts of Creston thei) will learn that, instead of exaggerating, half the truth has riot been told. These may on first glance appear ambiguous, it is not so intended nor should it b^ so accepted, because if the returns that have been obtained were to be stated in print without any other corroboration, - there are many who would regard the writer as an executive of fleer ' of the Ananias Club. "Verbum sap; .  - Tke Ladies' Stbi^e '^^ '^'''^ikotoe 453 Acadia>Block SURPASSING STYLE^In COATS, StJIT^ AND MILLINERY Stocks now ofiPer the greatest variety, pr choice we Kave ; had to show this season, featuring many styles this Iweek just tof hand by express which you have not seen before - - and values of exceptional merit.. . Choose your Easter Wearables at this store and be sure 4 of their goodness and correctness of style and of price A Superb Display of Tailor^di Suits In the season's most favored and authoritative styles, specially emphaslzingfbi- tomorrow high class Easter novelty effects, shown in a satisfying variety of the most attractive styles we have had'ttj {shQW. J^st one, antl/ occasionally two ot a kind shown in .decidedly different colors and everyone absolutely exclusive with this store'! Materials are high class wool Bedfords, Wiilpcords, Worsteds, Serges and Novelty Effects, shown In almost every imaginable color with gi'^ysi tans and navy most prominent. The Early Spring Coats Show decidedly different style tendencies to those shown in previous years, the three-quarter and seven-eighth lengths being most favored In decidedly cut-away styles with rounding corners. ^1~fl Materials most favored are Whipcords, Bedfords, ' Worsteds, Tweeds and Serges In the order named, to Sizes Include everything required for the girl of fourteen to the woman wearing a 46 or 48; all particularly good values. $25.00 to 5^^7.50 Lovely Millinery Creations �t . . ^ .... In Imported American^ and Parisian styles, are-featured here ox-clusivsly this season. . Shapes are small and. medium size audi styles are particularly smart and attractive and have met with most popular favor with, the beat dressed women of Uliis city.; We want to emphasize In particular the specially attractive values represented in this showing of hats, each one better buying by $2.50 to $5.00 than we have ever had .to show before. S5.00 to S13.50 OiiililDA GN 10 ENSURE A SUPPLY 0 r D 'URE MILK Kaiser's on the Big Fortunes Ladies of Ednipnton Started It and Results Seem to be 'London, March 10.-Despatches-.from Berlin give details ' ot. the German Emperor's proposals to tax private fortunes, /or. tli� provision: of a great fund to be used tor the ipcrease of German armaments. The salient figures of the semi-official statement issued on the subject are as follows : Fortunes up to $50,000, $1.25 in ev-, erv $500. ' Fortunes of $50,000 to $125,000, $1.60 in every $500; Fortunes of $125,000 to $230(000, $2.50 in every $500. I Fortunes of $350,000 to $2,500,000,: $5.00 in eveiy $500. Fortunes of $2,500,000 to $5i000,-000, $7.50 in every $n00. Fortunes of $5,000,000 to $13,300,-000, $10.00 in every $500. Fortunes of $12,300,000 to $20,000,-000, $12.50 in every. $500. ^fortunes of $20,000;000 to $25,000,-000, $15 in every $500. ; Fortunes of more- .than $25,000',000 to $50,000,000, $50:in every ^SOO. To talie a'concrete example. Bertha Xrupp Von .Bohlen, head of the (i;reat Krupp Works,: will have to pa/ $1,-. 80,0,000.as, her share, of- the. war .tax. �When it is remembered this is nat a tax Ofl incomer but- on-capital;and that it sfcrikeE-evecvvhaukiaccount of more than $5,000 ip the (Jerman empire, it is .not l^atd'.to see wfiat a vital;,blow has beerfist^^ck at Getman trade expansions. Jpvety - country of Europe will be forced.to follo\V ' tlie example of .GernTa^yjaii arrpiaraent bx-pansioh with a cohseqiicnt increase of ,the burden of taxation; .The with-drjiwal of so larpe an'amount ot'capital from couitneroifiipurposesi means a corresponding restriction. of the trade iictivity and of, the power of tracfe to expand. Edmonton, March' 10.-Edmonton" Council of Women,, headed by Mrs. R., W. Cautley, and it8'Pu)jllc health committee of which Mrs. Bryce J. Saunders Is convener, have under way=,ah energetic campaign for pure milk In 'the capital city of Alberta. The.plan was launched at a series pf meetings in the public schools, addressed.being delivered by physicians and apeclal-ists. who.laid special stress upon the necessity for the observance lof hygienic laws in the production . and care of milk; The meetings were largely attended. �; .r i, The speakers pointed to the neces-ity, of public health education in the schools and by means of newdpapers. and moving picture films, one of ..the experts recommending the-iestabHsb: ment of a central milk testing'depot,, under proper medical supe^.visloni as a solution of the.'rproblemi. This thought was brought out by: Dr. de L. R. Harwood, whosald In part:; 'A milk laboratory may be'erected in connection 'with it, .where .rights percentages of feeding would -be properly turned out. ' An estal^fehment of this kind would be a most paying, proposition. A joint stock coml)any going into the dairying could-isupply such an article, at the same time making heaps of money. If you.,are,in This Will Stop Your Cough in a Harry Save 92 by Maklne This Cougli SjTup at Home,, This recipe malces 16 ounces of-better , couffh syrup than you- could buy iready i made for. |2.50. A taw closes U8ually,oon-i quer the most obstinate cough-irstops'evea' whooping cough quickly. Simple as It is. no better remedy can be had at any. price. �;:'�: , . Mix two cups of granulated sugar wlthi one cup. of warm water, and .stir for 2: mmutes. Put 2% ounces of Plnejc (fifty, cents' worth) In a 16-ounce bottle; then add the Sugar Syrup, It has a ijleasant; taste and lasts a family a long'time;.Taica; a teaspoonful every one', two or:-threei hours. ; ;;�� '.'.A;:. , You can feel this take holdof a oouglx; In a way that means business.; ;>H&S; a good tonic effect, braces up the appetite,-, and Is slightly laxallve, . too, ;il-able all |he time and rallk 'thei'efrom supplied free when necessity demands; The public is .vitally concerned with the necessity of procuring good milk,, and should co-'operate'with- the'board of health in seeing- that only good roilk is marketed. The dairy providing milk should furnish such oertlfl-cates as to-the age of ^the'mlik and the care that it has received that the mother, Jnurse or physician may readily Judge of Its fitness. 'The hardship wrought, upon the producer is more than atoned for by the resulting benefit to the consumer. ,f � ; The early delivery ofl,milk-:bx; dejal-ers was urged, the doctors touching oii the danger of havlng> milk; -peddled around'for hours in.' military views between tlie' Frenoli: and-IJus-' sian governments tenjllng^ , to .^give , greater, and. wider effeot in'iSurope ,-to'.; the new conditions assured by .the enormous increase of the, Russian ;and French arniies-, which AiJill soon.' he accotnplislied.' '.Thus, during the last few days,the politicalafpects cf thn, triple entente bet>v'een Fi:anp'e, Russia and England, arc closer from" military, point, of view than ever before, C. N. R. CONDUPTORS ,/' ' , . , deivi'aNd WoHe . 'Winnipeg, March,; 10.-Attei;..:;two months' negotiation .with the ootnpany concerning,,an inoreasc- of; 'pay.,"and improved operating cpudltion's, the Order of Railway, Cpnauctoi;s  of file Canadian Northern tiave','a8ked' for a board of arbitration^ under : the Le-mieiix Act, and named Harvey.: IJall, of Toronto, as the 'men's repregejBta-tive on. tlie hoard. /: : ; ;' iM Table Talks (xood Tea is the Lest of TboA^erages- refreshing-.mildly stiiimhiting-, . , a real iier.ve food. Its universal ; use is no mere, habit.  ,i , Bnt is must Ije good Tea. Iiifdr-;' ; ferior blends are costli^; at aiiy prit^e'. , You phtain the best Tea, and at^!' the same time the inost economical^. by buying � \ . . The'Tea with a twenty-yea/ . �/ reputation. ' ;