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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE TJKT'ltBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Friday, May 3, Why lose vour diiiiuoiids ,m ac- co.imt-of worn out cliuvs. re- lip diiiiiKiiids with eiiher o'old or platinum n lioinv notice. No to send yotir rinss vast. Vve CATI mend iinytiiiiig in reason: rings mndo .to order, stones tiKCd ami jewelry altered to suit your fancy. FINE WATCH. CLOCK AND JEWELRY REPAIR- ING A SPECIALTY A. WRIGHT Wholcsalo and Retail Jeweler E-'ablishcd.lSDS THE LARGEST, REPAIR TRADE IN SOUTH- ERN ALBERTA DIVERSIFIED FARMING MEANS FAT REVENUE licncttiN Sol Forth by Hie Man of Macleod An appeal for more diversified forming has just been made hy thy j Hoard of Trade, tlitr Merchants Asso- j ciation, and the Agricultural Assofbi- I tion of Macleod. and it marks a step that dert'i'vus the attention of all riaiUwisis throughout the Province of Albcvtn. The argument for mixed, famiiiK has never beon belter put. It. con- tains points that caiinot fail to Lin- ihe man or. ihu farm, who id in. having in iiie 'Mnelvoil district such associations that will nlat'e before him in such nn unmi'o- tnkablc way phases of agriculture that mean more business and profit for him. The .Muclt'od app-eal. dec-lares, the chants' Association, nnd the Agricul- tural Association, u iiiarltet, not only pdotl prices, but a permanent market as well can practically bo guaranteed, A Surfc and Paying Market Swift Canadian Company of Kdinonlon make this comment In reply to u Hoard of Trade enquiry: 'From the amount of hoy jiroducls that arc shipped into this Western country from Kastvrn Canada United States, there is nv question in our mind, but what you would bo perfect- ly safe in yiiarantwiny to the farmers of the vicinity n permanent market For both hogs1 and catiU1.' "Another -firm wholesale mer- chants in the Crow's Vans stale We will -he very glad imUed to he able to fiet H supply of butter and cess a IK! oilier farm produce in your local- it y if there is a sufficient ttuantlty produced to supply the demand, and inasmuch as the freight diaryed BAD CRACK AT INSURANCE COS. Insinuate i 000 (he T u Hers Tilth SI00 000 tht Pi c IK Mutn il with Sli UOfl iml so on do MI ro ihe Doiiimon lift o it crloo. Out., ihe other Ca- nidian companies losi but c. thousands. The largest'insirraiico carried by-a naspengcr aboard the Titunii on tho life of.Herb-art F. Chaff, of .VorUi Dakota. The next largest ft is 01 ibe life of iphn 31 Thijer Chanps M Hats tamed SLTj.OOO. hUost reports from the accident insurance companies show a thoso I'Q.'npanias of 583.000; a loss Ottawa, May Hugh Richardson, of M.QOO.OOO; the Aetna Lite'Accident- E who, wliilo a stiyendary, magistrate, al ind the SHndird ci presided it tbo tml of I ouis KH in dent 1100000 Tho bluest accident r ill Ho v. is born in lSnfi insurance polirv carried b 1 mil Iheic is a fci e lio c of his f he 'I iso Panne; C o thi: from Naniimo H i tar (f coolr itlrti Mipplirs mil will be {.m inniL HIP ispinltic concrttt snr face on Sisih shorl.lv ue hundred ind huildins penrith been issued tliifa jtar io rial? RlEL'S- JUDGE DYING NOW A HOUSEHOLD NAME So widely AMI known is Bine Ribbon Ten thnt it has be- come a'.bbuiehold name in Western C'nimda. "Blue Rlhlion" means the leader, .the.first prize winner, and the tea lives un to that If it dbev not hilly satisfy, VOU your grocer re-fuhd your money. Board of Trade, the Agricultural As- j would bo less than in bringlns; the sociation, and the Merchant's Assooia- j produce from the north, there would tion of Macleod, have united iu an I he a.better price f.o.b. Ferine.' endeavor to encourage more diversl-1 "Answers like (best- to the question j fled funning in this nail o; the UTOV- j what her or not farmers could ince and after the most careful con- j be assured of a 'permanent ma rite sideration they have decided to Issue prove conclusively the market exist pamphlet to local agriculturists on j nnd ii large demand is ready within; 'for the .Maelebd fanner to meet ii. S1 far as a market is concerned. Mat Jeod is admirably situated, in tin first place, there is a large con-otimj: tion demand at home, and up tin Crow's .N'est Pass mining towns an crying out for farm produce. Then is an enormous consumption up Hn Crow's Xest Pass and no productioi whatever. has Crow'- N'est Pass at ,lts hack door, there should he no difficulty in cantnrins T large share 'of the market. Loca farmers can.depend'upon the Hoard o Trade, and the other organizations do ing everything in th-eirpowir to ob lain and hold a good market for ev 1 ind o-' produce the Macltod fai i c in gi Keen ;the.3olt Rich From the point of of igricul tine Ihe netcssitj for moie dneisi fted- farming is equally emphatic. Ev ery fanner kuows that continuous soil, anil oven the richest.farm ing countrj in the world cannot hope to -continue- conditions In tue K of gra'n in'tliis the .depletion of the soil was not so noUceable, new ground is bioken everj This kept the average yield up to i high order 'The time has arrived to to the constant depletion of soip.fer tility that results from farmers con tinually raising Soil once grew .large crops is now giving i much-smaller, return. In older es tabhbhe 1 states for instance in the Dakotas, the! average-' crop of wheat .has considerably decreased. This is due to the fact that- farmers have been likint, en thing -from the, and ghing nothing In leturn There is ibnndant proof "that not onl mixed faimmg of great financiil bene fit to those engaged In it but it is also tho onlj system bj v> h cb culturalists can preaene the fertil ity of tlie-soll'and assure better crops in succeeding, years. tthile Alberta todij holds a high average of jield pei icrt it is being kept 'ip tbe luge imonnt of new soil being brought HI dei uilmatmn each jeu but the of new land to be cultivated cannot always be depended upon to keep up our ay- erage. because the :.demand for n en- land will not bc.sdreasily met in fut- ure as heretofora. In the Macleod dis trict. the farmers can grow any kind of including, alfalfa, timothy and all sorts of roots. of oats and barley .will pay the farm- er as few are it present ficient for their own recjtilrements. The bulk of th-e oats consumed 11 MaclectI' are being brought into -the district in car loads. Things Tlvit Should Not Be What does1 the of buy- ing oats by the sack, milk by. the tan ind creimei} butter at in of cents per and importing these into Macteod, when he can F'TO- duee them at. honic with great-profit to hunsell in I e.cr body else con ternecl? Now that a, creamery ex- ists in Macleod, and will cpmcncc to operUaon Mu I the loc il fumoi cm always be assured of a good cash; mar- ket '-'or cream, and in unlimited quan- tities he. can sell cream.to the cream- for a price which fully equals that of buttei Kverybody recognizes that tbo rannof he made a-success unless a sufficient (junntUy of crealit ptocunM the in of tlie supply of cream, the of Trade have arranged for two three car loads cows to be I ronglit Into .Maclood from ICasttirn points. Our most enterprising- farm- tir are advantage of this' op- r-ortunlly, they see'that an in oiio or two cows can b( nadc i ofitablo There's Money in Mixed Farming ff farmers would RO into more di- versified tanniiiK, limy wututt IHIM no such thing as' a car shortage to contend .with. Instead' of 'being anx It has mj support he aatd be fluse expencuce 1ms taught me that mixed farming PAYS. 'The support of tbe Macleod banks is no lesb enthusiastic ind the man agers of the local branches ire unan irt their declantion lhat an> faimer who wishes foi the purpose of going into mixed Tanning A ill ill that he needs Ai one bank said aie prep-iied to sne a m who isks or an advance tor this purpose all the help hp is entitlexl to and more he (mat mue rcitched or exceeded the I Hist of his bort owing power foi griin In0lnmjltrowinfc but if be intends to go in f mixed f firming and more money, we will help him out. banks are prepared to ,ulve advances to men who want to. buy .jtock, or erect 'buildings or purchase tools for this branch ;of agricultural development tmi will entourage such efforts in ev-ary possible :way 'Another manager .said: This coun- trv has: got to noine to mixed farming ind the sooner tbe better 'The in stitution I represent is ready to ex- tend all the nec-sasary credit and to hflp in possible the farm- er who recognizes Ibis necessity- and will himseK take a banii ing tbe present, unsatisfactory stat-a of affairs. I venture to say that a tarmei who wants to lunow mom v for tl Is ptnpobe will meet with i muth more friendly reception and be listen- ed tn much more yy m pathetically Ui m he wants it'for niore wheat grow ing. Good Financial Assistance 'With such evidence it can safely be said that tho .Macleod farmer who wishes to go in for mixed fanning, e> eii if be hasn't a substantial balance in the bank at ilie present will receive such financial assistance as will enable him to enter into this moat profitable .Hue of agriculture. 'Only a small outlay is necessary lo a man wha wishes to enter ed fanning, lie can work himself into the bushi-Ms buying a few pigs, a, number of poultry, a couple of cows, nnd HO on. Kven when starling on this small basis, the chances are a hundred to one that he wlli able to show a substantial bai inn of pitrfit tt tbe end of bis fiist year's work 'The Macleod fann-er hav; hitherto j inns about n. harvest one month in shunned mixeri fflrmlug. bcraupc ho year, they-would be assured of a held the opinion tint Jic nil the roui d idopt ctilnin of a markt ftirs thn nmed arming a farTiei liiBiins oxist, on: thio point now-aro entirely lumself against ihfii groundloaH. As a result, of eniitilries mndc by tht 1 of Trade, the Mur- orable weather conditions, nnd there is a constant flow o[ cash into bis Better than Ringing Door-bells A PIANO manufacturer recently made a hpuse- to-house canvass. He's one of those men with an absurd fear of the ".waste-circulation" Bugaboo get away from the haunting thought that only 10 out of every 100 readers of a newspaper may be possible buyers of his goods. So he refused to advertise, and went a-canvassing people to come to his piano recitals. Then he wondered why they.didn't come. This is why: He wasn't reaching the people. His canvassers rang every door-bei! in town. They talked to some one in every house. But one in every household isn't enough if it doesn't happen to be the right person. And, as a rule, it iccaril the right was a servant, or a child. The woman of the house was seldom the man of the house, never. Now, if the piano maker had placed an id. in the newspaper, it would have reached thousands, where the canvassers could reach only hundreds. And even though only 10 per cent of the readers are actual piano buyers, this does tl-s1- lhs :d- j.g fc> iK; _ other 90 per cent -s wasted Advertising talks, not only to the prospective buyer, but also to his wife, his grown-up ions tnoV daughters, his his mother- in-law. Their coaxing will help to convince the head of the pretty won there'll be a piano in thtt home. This and dozens of similar which might be cited to show that "waitc dilation" is an empty bugaboo, and should deter no one. Take the motor truck. It can be sold only to large firms Yet a motor truck manufacturer is successfully Advertising in daily papers. He realizes that he must reach, not alone the managers of the con- cerns that require trucks, but also their directors, their foremen, their head chinists, etc. It is found in actual practice that this Advertising radiates, in a thousand directions, and again converges most "u- In Inc that made up its mind that horse-trucking it too costly and inefficient. Advice regarding cdicrUsing problems available through recognized Canadian advertising agency, or the Srrrelarv of Ike Canadian Press Association Room 501 Litmsden Bldg Toronto Enquiry involves no obligation on your wnle if interested pockets a hail storm nil! ruin jonr ciop one larmei said but a lull iiTin will rnm jour cattle Ihe ippeal concludes There Is one reason which far outweighs -ill oth ni" the firmer should go in for nixed firming that i because It s There is monev Mt it for him and those depend on him It pns the farmei ind the fanners man oajs the tradesman because tbe mer Ins more monej to spend it the community because the com Kiiinity is more prosperous INCREASING THE LOCAL C.P.R. STAFF WILL BE AN EXHIBIT WELL WORTH SEEING PASSENGER AND FREIGHT DE- PARTMENTS PLACED UNDER SEPARATE OFFICIALS So rapid has ,been the increase in the business of the Canadian' Pacific Railway Co. at Lethbridge during the past few nionths, that -the compan> lias found it expedient to divide ttici hibited at the New York Land Show C. P. R. Going to Jlinc a rincShoAA ing Uio Congress The C. P. It. has shown great inter- est in the Ory-Farniing Congress ever since' the announcement was made last year that Lethbridge intended to bring the headquarters of the organi- zation to this city'fo'r 1912. And now comes the announcement that the com paiiy will make tbe most magnificent exhibit at the. Congress which that corporation nude in any city in the world. Two cars will be required to transport 'the-exhibit to and the cost'of preparing the same will bn-many .thousand dol- lars From Lethbridge; tne exhibit ;ivili go to New "V.aik vihere it will be iitles of ihe agent here, putting two men lit charge, where formerly one had been able to superintend the cler- ical work. Instead of a general agent; there is-now a. ticket, agent and a 'i eight igent S B Mitchell who "oimerU geneii] -icent in charge assumed th-d duties of ticket ag snt: while' B. C. Pcole, formerly, chief clerk-at tlic freight office, is now reight agent. The change was made this morning, ind ratified by SunU A. Price, whllo n th-o city. Tt marks another step in he development .of Lethbrlclge. Dur- nj, the nast inter the freight busi baa increased hy leans .and jounds. Tt is estimated that the ani- a; freight Irelng hamlleil through he Lethbridge yards ai the inie is per cent, in excess of ifu: imonnt handled one year ago, and is ileadilv on the Increase, T. C, Phillips, travelling auditor of nt rompiri in the clt'v this fternoon, to complete the transfer n connection with the change, ,Mr_ Hollvman, of Ilegina, also ar- tllla IllUlintlb !U litnr ul nific of Part of it will also h-e sent to Chi- cago Land Show, .which is held: about the same time'as; that of New York. The fact that, the exhibit is consider- ed good enough to Bend to these clt ies. where it wilj.be subjected.to the closest .scrutiny by more or less hos tile critics ib clea- nroof thai Leth britlgC'will1 see an array of Canada's products, such aB has nerer been shown here before'. The exhibit will not be stereotyped display of grains, and grasses. It will be eQiial to a muse- um as a centre of interest for visi- tors. Grains and grasses shown in abundance, but it; will the setting which will attract the aye. Practically a.11 the exhibits will he shown- in mahogany fitted with glass fronts. This has been fully decided unon. and work'on the cases has already been started. But the'feature.will, he the display of. specimens of th-a wild life the West. ..Special representatives of-the comp inj will he sent through the mountains during the and. -pecimena of animals and birds., fish, -etc.. will be gathered, which will he prepared and mounted. Officials of the company say that it will be the must complete display of wild creatures of Western Canada Unit has ever been vrepared, and lo the ot .iom the East during-the Congress weok, this C. P. K. exhibit wlli centres of attraction. be one of ASK A RECOUNT OF THE BALLOTS BELIEVES HE DIDN'T GET .SQUARE. DEAL ON THE COUNT Hoston Mas 3-v Ptl'tion LI! nilh Hit Boston Hoard of I lection omni ss oners list In (ban 'man' Merman of the Kejntlv Ju he district freighl agent s office late ur} made vacant by thn removal of C S .Morse, (o Kort. William. CZAB'S UNCLE DEAD I'nrls. May Duko Oeorge G Llcllteuhurg, an nnaln of Knipcror Nicholas of Russia, died ca were marked for .Hoth ex-Senator I link fcrlhich ind thp regular Talt ticket headed by Senator Crane would bo s'ulTicicnt, il counted, to have elccleii the Taft. ticket for it Urge Ihe loters were a! lowed for but eight names, but the proximity of Ihe name of Selbaph, foi Taft to the regular ticket resulted, it is claimed, in many, voters invalidating llicir ballots by mining ill nine names According to the state I ifL leiders, itm Stile nmmittfc ibking for i the recount is Tskcd for pcimanli ccount oil tin cist in luesrtij's llwt the Lift fortes will Lsomc jpuniaiv lor Krp'ilJticnn IL bisis on n a. R> t the scaling of theirr.delcgaics at the national convention. lions will he filfd iskuifi for mounts i dm I-oss rfipisert the (f the for Kc-pubhcin dclPRUe-. delegates elected on thr Democraiic w ltd 7 1 similar pcti it large tliitmghmit the slate hallol from im obligation's io Ihe lift nnnit'Lis hope vhit the I for him is presidential a< retounl mil thai the number I lie liad ilrcady withdrawn hit ol liallots. thrown out because cross- 1 dacj. ;