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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta THe COMING Sixlots, 50x125, Wallwork Addition, price $1,500, with terms. Look this up. Two Good Buys! Buy now, before the advance. $450 will handle two choice lots, water and sewer, in best residential part. WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR I Money to Loan on Farm Lands. Bents Collected. Lethbridge Financial Realty Co OTT BLOCK Growing Trees on th^ Prairie. By D. W. Buchanan, St. Manitoba. Many fanners are deterred ' grown in two seasons. It is absurd to suppose that trees will thrive in gross or where a cereal crop is grown around them. As a cereal or grass crop will take from 150 to 200 tons Charles, of moisture per acre, there is*a poor , chance for the trees. For rapid growth the poplars and Bouquets. from W. .'V. Buchanan, editor ami man -agcr of the Lethbridge Herald, is to become the provincial librarian. It is not yet announced who he will place in charge of his paper, but it will be impossiblo for him to find a attempting to grow trees on the "'"'ow "re the most valuable. The j 1,^^^^^ tj,^,,jjle the Herald than prairie by the belief that it is a slow latter are especially valuable for and tedious process, and that atbept "helter belts. Cottonwood is a rapid it will require a great many years to KTower but is a thin and rather poor grow trees to a sufficient size togive It thrives best on moist, re-shade and shelter. I have heard far- tentive soils. Most of the willows mors express themselves to the ef- sol** by eastern and southern nurser-fcct that they were not going to '^'"c of no value in our prairie spend their labour and money grow- provinces. Care should be exercised ing trees from which some others procure cpecies that have been would reap the benefit, inferring that tested here. Of the goidcn willow the trees would not be of any value �i'one there are several forms, oi\Iy during their lifetime. This is a mis- which is useful here, taken notion. Trees can be grown I Besides the beautifying of the home W. A. Buchanan.-Nantori Nevs. W. A. Buchanan, editor and proprietor of the Lethbridge Hc-rald is relinquifihiug newspaper work, having accepted the post of provincial librarian. Sir. Buchanan is one of the strongest, mo.st aggressive newspaper men in Canada, and has held responsible positions of management in Petorboro, Toronto and St. Thomas, when ho was managing director of the St. Thomas Journal most- excclIcHt choice for librarian The appointment: is a great compliment to n imny^ho has lived in that province only a little more than a year, and the. results of Kr. Buclianan's york in the future will stand as a monument to the good judgment of the Alberta government. WESLEY CHURCH RECEPTION po.sition.-Ked Deer Advocate. to a size that will give good shelter "r the providing of shelter, trees add ^^.^ splendid'work i, his new witbm two years. It is true that wuch to the actual cash value of a �ome trees are of very slow growth. Place. Prof, Geeon estimates that a but there are others which are of ve- worth from one to two dol- ry rapid growth. Some of the latter la's Pcr year of its age. Valuation* will produce a good shelter belt suf. havefrcquently been placed upon trees ficicnt to give good protection to the the courts, where they have been fruit or vegetable garden, in two *="t or.damaged to allow of the con-seasons, and in a year or two more struction of street railways, telc-will make good shade or avcnuetrecs Phone lines, etc. In many cases $200 A great deal depends of course upon to $300 |ier tree has been alloved the cultivation given. If the trees '"f treescut down in this way. The are planted in sod they are not like- value of a tree depends to a consid-ly to ever come to anything. It is crable extent upon its location nnd not necessary that the soil should be the care it has received. One of the Very rich, for securing a rapidgrowth n>ost frequent mistakes made by the in trees; indeed, some trees, like the farmer is to crowd the trees too Russian poplars will do well on quite closely around their buildings, thus llsht, sandy or gravelly soil. Good causing more drifts. The location of cultivation, however, is necessary, the trees should therefore lie careful- The land should be plowed deeply, the fell before planting, and itshould :be free from sod. If new land, it should be brought thoroughly under cultivation before planting.. New land may be prepared for planting trees in one season by the following method. Break as early in spring as pos-iblei later disk well, backset in the ly planned, and if possll.la the advice of an experienced landscapeman should be obtained, before extensive planting is undertaken. HERBERT LEON COPE. Mr. William A, Buchanan, proprietor of the Lethbridge Ilcrnl I, has been appointed Provincial Librarian of Alberta. Mr. Buchanan has edited The I.^thbri(Jge Herald for a year, and has made it one of the brightest and newsiest weeklies in the Province of Alberta. He received his early training in Peterboi-o". For three years he was city editor of The Toronto Telegram, and for three years was managing director of the St. Thomas Journal. He i.s regarded as thoroughly well fjualifiod to under -take the work ot-organi/.ing the tree library sy.stem of the Alberta Government.-Toronto Globe. Beyong a doubt, Herbert Leon Cope I is the tjest humorist, that ever camo aummer disc well after backsetting, to this city. His humor was so in-thon plow as deep as possible in the fectious that his audience in Wesley fall, and let stand until spring. Har- Church on Saturday night were go-row down iu the spring before plant- ing right with hlmi in no time. When ing. As a rule, however, it is advia- he talked straight his hearers were able to take at least one crop oft ,all attention, and when he was funny new ground before planting to trees. Cultivation after planting is the a vinegar bottle would laugh. Mr. Cope has a sincerity and an earnest-next important point. This consists ncss that demand respect and atten- in continuous surface cultivation ar,- tion and that place him above the proper appreciation of the We were mightily pleased to learn that the Alberta government has recognized the ability of our former partner in the publication of the Lethbridge Herald, W. A. Buchanan, by appointing him provincial librar-an. Perhaps there is not a man in I that province more peculiarly fitted for that position.'tha^n Mr. Buchanan He pos.sesses a fine literary mind. Hehas excellent judgment coupled I with strong executive ability, and for a position of that kind in a new [irovince, he posses.s'es that which is more valuable than all the rest, the "know how,' the "savey," and the condi  More members were received into Wesley Church last Sabbath evening than constituted its entire mentber  ship four ycairs ago. Sixty persons formed a phalanx, three deep, before the communion rail, and took upon themselves the Bolcmn vows of Church membership. It was an impressive sight. There were fathers and mothers who had said, "As for me and my house we will serve the Lord." In many cases son^ and daughters stood with their parents, in one instance an entire fanxily stood together. There were young men and women, who, in the very prime of life were dedicating themselves to Christ. There were younger people, from twelve to fifteen years of age, who were graduating from the Sabbath School into church membership. It was a scene long to be remembered. Rov. J. E. Hughson read the beautiful reception service. Four olTicinli, representing the different departments of church work, assistcil the pastor in giving to the new members the right hand of fellowship. Rev. Herbert Leon Cope, the celebrated lecturer gave an appropriate address. The service ciosod with the doxology which was sung with deep feeling. The auditorium was packed to overflowing, the lecture room and gallery having to be brought into use to accommodate the large audience. Another reception service will be held on EJaater Sunday. I IN THE ound the trees. If trees are planted level of the ordinary fun-maker. He in rowa^ thO: space between the rows should be kept continuously loose. urged people to wear "the sniile that won't come olT" because it is indica- ' by shallow cultivation ,say every ' tive of true happiness which can bo 'ten dayd during the spring and early !attained only by having the real ijpart of the summer. This is best things of life. Mr. Cope's kicturewas donewith a one-horao cultivator. If certainly up to the roputat,on he  i windbreak or shelter belt is re-iinind, tlie trees may bo planted Si to 4 faet'apart each way. This laavesspace to run between the rors I boars. On Sunday night after the rccop -tion service, ho gave a most serious address on "The Self-Made Man," wltha BiBgIa hone cultivator, and .doaling with the fact that nten who cnltivation :s>iould be kept up aslong 'are failures in life are self made fall- M>i,it>lS possiblst; to get a horse After that the liras And not more creatures of fortune and circumstance. His imperson ationbf the felon in solitary conflno-BMut and the dying . cowboy was Jtmlim^Wt of 8 to la feet may be very affecting. ^bjr|^.agh the ?n>ws, trti(w'/BMy bo-left .to themselves. Oiv-WrihiafciBd, of cultivation a thick tious. Nature abhors a vacuum. Well; Mr. Buchanan has no use for cuts. His eyes are ever on the mountain tops, not iin the valley. He never would see a dime in the dust at hisfeet, but he would easily discern a dollar four blocks ahead. Progress, progress, progress, has always been his slogan. Not to-day and rest to-morrow, but a forward movement all the tinve. He made the Lethbridge Horald, a new paper, one of the best known in the prov -ince within twelve months. lie lias made friends of every man he met, byhis winning personality, and his everyday life of fairness and honesty , Incurred by providing Immediately DOMINION LANDS. Ottawa, Ont., March 14.-Hon. Frank Oliver in moving the second reading of his Bonvinion Lands' bill in tlin House of Commons to-day,, made the following important an  nouncement. "The govemmant is fully convinced of the propriety of giving the Northwest ati additional railway outlet by way of Hudson's Bay at the earliest possible date. Th? government helioves that with the increase in production of thewoat now in progress, such an additional outlet u'tU bo urgently needed as soon as a railway can be built, even if it' were commenced at once. At the same tiino it realizes that public opinion throughout Canada could scarcely bo expected at the mtiment in view of the great obligations already incurred by connection with railway enterprise, to sanction . the addit,6nal obligation that would be CHOIC� SELECTED LANDS I DISTRICT We Have Exclusive Sale of the Choicest Lands In Township 9, Bange 18 ; Township 8, Bimfe 17, sad a large selection of the best lands in adjaosnt districts. We contemplate opening several local branch offices in Sootbsni Alberta early ih� eomiag season, bnt at present all our business will be conducted from our General OfBoet at iHUnth, Minn. The RUSH THIS SPBING will be tba greatest knowa ia the blstoiy of Canada West, and we advise intending purchasers to COME NOW and mdw your MlwIioiM BtrOlUt SOMKOFIE IX^E GETS YOini OPPORTUMTY M. C. UNO WLES, GenBral A^ent Duluth, Minnesota. m urns go-1^ Iron Castings and ^^1^^ Stfuciui^ Steel Column^^ | MILL AN9 MINE SUPPLIES - IVACTION ENGINE ItEPAIKS IL-ER REPAIRS O'F ALL. KINDS COMPETENT BOILERMAKER SENT OUT WHEN REgUIRED flSMBKBaBBBBBBaaaBaaCBB tho Hudson's Bay, unless special provision were matte to moot that obligation. "It beliavss, however, that there will be no objection from any - quarter if the funds accruing from the disposal of pre-emptions in the three Dominion us a whole, that must be assumed at an early date, if not immediately,^ if a railway is to be in oporatioi||t6 Hudson's Ray .in tlmoto' moot the urgent need that is now in plain Bight, for an additional aiid shorter railway route from the prair- prairift provinces, under the terms .ies to tide water." for :the disposition of the odd numbered sections, seeing that the gov-emmont had abandoned ths old Conservative policy of making land grants to railways. When dealing with this important question he eon-' sidetvd that the time was opportune for making, a general revision of the of the proposed land bill shall bo Mr. Ofivor explained the dillerent Dominion .Lands' act, bringing H�p considered as a provision In place I provisions of the bill vhleh bay* al. ; to date. The provisions \t ths Mil of the land stated in the.act, tomoetl ready appeared in the Free Press, have beoa given, the HefaM The Alberta government has made a for the construction of a railway to ths Httrdsa upon the .credit of the He said that the tins had arrived before.' IttUL..................................' , � .. ............ ........- ;