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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 14. LETHJKK1JLH5E DAILY Sal m% ris VYI get only IT you give i us one or- der It will mean pleas- ure and pro- fit or us >uy vonr ef 'Fresh Eggs Spokane. Wnsh.. May 1. Sweeping o' ihc thousands of other articles on- reductions on woo! prod-rcJ rV- in tho railroad class it'k-auon, I fcorvitoVy stretcliius from the Canadian beius; considered the 'keynote' I boundary ro in the classification scale. I from the Missouri river to Chi- j "The yloa of the 'carriers is the old.! c-ago, Philatlolphin.. Boston, Xow York. 'old cry of '-vater cotr.petirion. v.-hcn; Baltimore and otiior eastern 'and At- the t'jict is that no wool is lantic seaboard point? arc so'.vshr in. the ocean borders. Practically all of; the instituted before wool is grown in she interior.' the Commerce Commission hundreds of miles from tup coast. We by the Growers' therefore, that the excessive rate. iation. of Frank K. G cod in jr. for-jcnarired for the transportation of this mer governor Idaho, is president. J product over the as five'.' lit the la makhii; rhe foreiroing announce- 'oc'ean line is arbitrary uRiawfnl. meat, Vrunk H. MeCiine. traffic or-; "The races oxacied pert for the people in tho famous Spo- from the wool growers in the western kane rate we. and in Colorado, country approximates year- Nevada and O'.'v-son. who has .been re- iy. and this is the amount for I- tained by growers as commerce, rue battle 5? boir.v: to save the counsel, said in ciii interview: i'lcck-raaster from As "The case Bonuses to be one of sum is Divided among many trans. most petitions thus far companies, the reduction to Deuced to 'he -merstate Commerce 'each carrier would bo as a trifle, to Commission that it practically at- 'the enormous earning which the car-' schedules of the riors secure annually, but to the hard-; higher inferior charge as compared .preset- flockmastcr it means his to Pacific coast eiries. as the inter-! 'atjr'a- mountain cases attacked the "The Xationr.l "Woo! Growers' case1 bound rates from the East. With the attract nation-wide attention. In- schedule revised downward, the- ciications are there will be several. Vholo faaric of East-bound rates is hearings held by the Interstate Com- imperilled. mission in different parts of the coun- "The to'ru production of wool in the. try. west and east, to gather all the I United States for 1910 was -facts and figures available, so as to j 'pounds, of wisch 70 per cent, -was the commissioners to give pro-; 1 duced in. 11 of the Pacific and North- per determination to this question. ji west and Southwest states, ana SO per, which means so much to every indiv-: cent, west of the -Missouri river. jidual of the United States, because of1 prices would soar ____...... nd the oL Ijl "Pracricanv all of this product fin- wide use of wool in the manutac-ithe now jl 'ally lands in" Chicago. New York. Bos- necessary arucles. i world's shrinkage of jn the lust ton. or inr eastern wool markets, and; "With the extinction of the years is 40.000.ooO, vbil? the poi'-.n- H the vv-ooi-jrower has ro stand the trans master cf the United States, especially ation has increased I00.ooc.00fi the portatJon cost. 'in districts under complaint, wool: same period. It is clear from thctsc fig-j li the j 1 sheared, and is. called "The woci the western Prices would soar beyond the reach of ures the menace that threatc'.s countrv is sold 'in ihe condition it is lh? average individual. Even now. the Peopie by the treatment of the ca 'wool in the shrinkage 01 sheep in the last in charging the wool grower excessive itjve to the DRY LAND ALFALFA Address by D. Bierwagel'i Before ths South Dakota Association for seed. this country an ideal seed .country. Now. as it> its feeding quality: it comes nearer to grain than any other forage plant. Horses will do hard on alfalfa rations; hogs will hold their own. and winter on it. 1 am win- these In compliance with the request mr.dc e United kv professor Chamberlain. I siiall tne menace that threat-. States, particularly those in the coun- cf taring 300 this winter, and their yor the market grain rations are less than one pound of macaroni wheat per hog per day. wool in sacks rather than in bales, as wool admits of ready in- eas PeoPte oy the treatment ot the try west of the Missouri river are en- rradins. Western wool C2rrlers in charging the wool growers in a battle for exist- heavy shrinkage, ranging'excessive freight rates that are pro-jence. On the cne hand the wool grow- as high as 6 on this the per cent, in Idaho, to the I-v grower has to pay a "TFTe flocl-masters of the I run my first cutting through iresi'insr machine and separate the the sibility of pasturing it -witnout any harmful effect. In conclusion. I will state that any laud which will grow two crops of alCalfa a year will pay the owner 10 per cent, interest on from to ?200 per acre, no matter whether you raise seed or use it for hogs and raise pork AERIAL ROPEWAY lino of alfalfa culture. coarser frorn the finer feed: the fine, chaffy feed is stacked up and fed to My experience with this great for-the hcg.E The hcrses cattle ers face a revision downward of sch-jage plant dates bacK to the year 1002, j the course leefi. The straw after the United. edule the agitation of which has j In thai year I tried :i pound or two of seed is out also makes good How Railway Passengers .and Goods Cross a River Tho Dutch Colonial Office can claim to be the first authorities who transportation charge, from which States, particularly these in the coun- already caused, a heavy slump in the seed raised in the Black Hills. I sowed return to aim from the try west of the Missouri river, are en- price of wool of this year's production, it on lund which had been broken up there is EO carrier or other source. "The freight charge from all Pacific coast cities to Boston is SI a hundred pounds, ibut eastern ton. Idaho, Montana and gaged in a desperate battle for exist-; and on the other hand the railroads are ence. On the'one hand the wool grow-- charging excessive rates from the west ers face a revision downward of ern areas of production to eastern the year before. The first season it did verv well. It sto-od thick on the ground and was feed. It is .better than the most of the prairie hay. As pasture for pigs. alfalfa cannoc "be beaten. I raise my aifraTa on bottom lands along the Chc-iyenne River, although 1 jj er Boston, the rate is 32.13 a pounds, or ?1.13 higher than from coast uoints- The cost to the wool same TTarallel. hundreds of miles near- dufon; and other hand- railroads are charging excessive rates from the western areas of production to eastern markets. In view of these outlook for the IFTY-IM! out, only a iev.- isolated plants which ion upland. I should, however, pursue ventured to connect two points on a railroad track separated by difficult country, by a rope stretched In the air or, in other words, to employ an aerial ropeway as a part of the actual rail- road track. On the line running from Parama- ribo, in Dutch Guiana, which is intend- ed for use in opening out the rich gold fields of the interior, as well- as for grower" to a pound of mire wool had sprung up in an adjacent corn field EJV ttririrely different method, that 'M BAJ'fT This encouraged ri FuLiUl two years later i m These few plants lived for several years after, and became quite me. ried noiinds New York, :May 5. instructions and sowed.2-0 pounds the acre, with the result that it the Boston market from, the noc bnsat.. territory is .30 cents a pound, while j excess rates being exacted the railroads will transport woolen tne. wool growers in the western cloth from Boston to the same terri- country approximates yearly tory for 3.75 cents a pound. Thus, the! and this is the amount for which the ratr prGdurt pays a transportation, j battle is being fought to sare the Am- er comrades stood at attention in the; it began to die out. and this 'is on charge of nearly ICO per cent, more j erican flues master from ruin. As j Alexander avenue -police station ati ground that has since and is still tfian the manufactured article. this stun is divided among many trans- midnight recently James Farley, New i "'ood alfalfa. "The railroads invariably have i companies i red uction to i York city's oldest policeman, stepped! Fad it not be-n for tv.-o facts I sought relief from the amended fourth j enormous earnings which the earners ;forvard and laid his shield upon the j w hftve it the col jor section, of the act to .regulate terminatins good; but this is what kept me trving: merce shipments by filing ap-jed it means his sahauon. years of continuous service in the sam-g vear on Olle 1Iale should plant1 it in rows and cultivate it. 'la preparing the grouad, I should make' ditches at 'least six inches deep and 2-i inches apart for the rows. of Montana seed. I followed the gen- 1 Plant- the seed in' these ditches, cover his young- carric up verj thick. The second year inches- with dirt. The plications with the Interstate Com- merce Commission to allow them to win. attract nation wide attention. and will continue the higher intermediate rate dications are there will be several hear. for th He is seventy-eight years. j had a small ainounc of charge. These applications for relief ings held by the Interstate Commerce In addition will receive a pension of half j Turke5iail and an equal amount of uie rsbt 01 iue. (Montana seed side bv side, giving the ition to being oldest PO-! onf, nnr. ie heard at the Commission in different parts of the iliceman in the city, both in point ofjof tte eeding for a re-1 country, west and east, to gather all j age and years of service, '-Mr. Farley] _ li '.-iv wool 2Tnw-i the facts and fizures available, so as to i enjoyed die unique distinction" of be-! un by the carriers will be same time the proc auction in rates as filed by wool JTTOW-j the facts and figures available, so as to; enjoyed die unique distinction o a i per determination to this question, -has sat in the reviewing stand and -wit-: _ j which means so every indit- [nessed the annual police parade. This; L idual of the United States because of'he did at the personal request of Turkestan the highest and poorest part On examination I found that the Montana slightly, ?.r.f} then before winter sets in cover ths plants at least three next spring, after the -plrints. are well yprouied, I should level the field. Now the plants are protected against cold and heat, and the field .is in such shape that it cap be disced after every crop. This will keep the soil loose and conserve the moisture, I feel that by this the conveyance of'timber- and ban- anas, it is found necessary .to bridge lover the River which -has a width of nearly ,1000' feet The -goods land passenger traffic was, however jnct sufficient to justify the' erection iof-o. permanent bridge, and: it- was j thought that the adoption of- a cable- I way would prove a ,very satisfactory [substitute. ''This'was'entrusted to the j firm A. Bleichert and and. Leipzig. The transference.of the goods is car- ried out in the simplest manner, as the cablevray carries the loads not only horizontally, as. is the case on an ordinary wire ropeway, but is also- method of procedure it will be possible Dle; f Iowering or to jaise' largo seed crops. the i same at any desired point. The goods Nature taught roe this lesson, when can therefore be taken from the truck in the'summer of 1909 a portion of iny iOf a train on one bank, and-set; down field was flooded -by high water, from j in a train waiting on the opposite the, The alfalfa was jbank.' in ulooiii a-uu ready to cut for hay. j The cableway crosses the river with "The railroads appear sort of superstitions classification they have to have for 1 on no signs of J and because of this they are prepared i the use of ,ia the manufac-'eral Theodore Bingham, when, in to wage battle to prevent any change j in classification, fearing that should! wool be reclaasified, it would open the! necessary articles. the extinction of the flock- jthrough a story in inster of the "United States, especially j the then Police Commissioner, learned! i1 tae dr-ver- Forest ground, mgher hiie- 1 had "seeded the 'the Herald that Mr.! Turkestan as thick as the' Montana, subject for a general reclassification] in the districts under co-JipHxint, wool! s a One Complaint Only once in all the years he served! siooled' out., and A.I J.U 3 LUC tillil illS more comfortable and serviceable it is than the saggy, skimpy, shifty half-moon kind. springs, and a soft, substantial mattress on a steel ito the station frame base. Covered with heavy tan. drill. Strong and roomy. Built for real comfort and good service. Sup- ported by steel frame, or sold separately to hang from porch ceiling. Write to-day for F1REE Hammo-Couch booklet arid names of stores where you car. see it, sit in it and realize whata treasure it is. Address our office nearest vou. Ask for Booklet No. iley. refusing to heed the advice of the i we experienced, in this part- members of his farailv and remain ati of Stanley County, yielded three (home, walked .the entire distance of Bat what ihis residence in the Bronx to the of tne Well, it simply Isenal police station, and arrived there a Quantity. Three years lalmost exhausted. He was two seeding there was not a trace of lutes late for roll call, however, jwas compelled to answer charges. The! Now, gentlemen I want to state what j corn-plaint was dismissed later. ji learned from these In j For severaiyears Policeman Farley j the .first place I learned that the been assigned to a special pest-in! Turkestan variety is the best lor our St. Mary's Park, Bronx. While j country west of the river, .where the I there, until a few months ago, he was j summers ars often hot and dry and the i compelled to report resularly to his j winters-are-variable and changeable, json. who entered the department sev-iwith, generally, speaking, little or-no years ago and. has advanced to j snow. Second, learned this, that one srafle of sergeant. He is now at-, must seed thin-if one wants to get a jtached to the Tremont station. j field of strong plants. Five pounds to j When he reached the station theTthe acre is a. great plenty. I iotfcer night, the aged policem3.n that -one should not expect alfalfa to be at its'best before it is three years old. .1 am convinced today that more, men posited from-six ;to'eight inches of silt, land, as it has a carrying capacity of I thought -my- field was ruined. This j six and one half is capable" .of year when the -late frost came which j transferring from the one .bank to was- so harmral .to alfalfa fields, all of i the ether even complete locomotive my alfalfa The covered !bodies, it is "now made use of not alfalfa' came up .and made a splendid-only for the conveyance of goods of crop; of hay..and later a good crop of j all descriptions, but also for passen- sesti; part cf the field i ger traffic. The main cables are pro- the silt covering i tected from accidental overloading by the summer a sicklyj nieans of an" -automatic-.' adiustins--ap- condition. The, drouth came, and the; paratus.' field- did not even: make one crop of! -._. hay -ciittins. in' Chiile recorded Another advantage of having the j 1331 earthquake shocis last, year, ;au of the. plant-covered is the pos-1 average of than .'fpyr a day.. plant a chance to develop a strong root (and it will grow just as many'spears jof hay as it finds room for. I have Be scrcyon BIT.C "Kusa sttucs sell i- SIR JOHN CARLING ILL London, Ont., May condition I counted as many as 150 spears on one jof Sir. John Carling. w.Iio was T think that one good -strong :come by a sinking spell yesterday af-'Plant to the square foot is better than jternoon, is improved this dozen, and really, I think it is iThe doctors, however, "are not sah-J enough. On a trip through Colorado jguine as to ultimate recovery. jand Utah last August 1 noticed in the j 'famous Jordan Valley that the major- FIRE AT MONTREAL. the fields had. Montreal. May shortly plants thin on the ground. !fore noon, caused loss in -six I I have alfalfa where I seeded five j -business preraises on Colbovirn and where I seeded seven The prlnopa] loss was sustain-1 pounds. Both this year and last, the ed by the Canadian Office made the best seed crops Co. and the Ives Modem Bedstead Co, This year it yielded rae ?40 per acre "Style-correctness, shapely cOtn- fort andl long idea of a perfect corset! Prices are moderate. No. 633. A new Aacipoo Belt in latntJc- sign, (or cieJiura and full Sucfl 19 to 30. Act for tbusi in best stores. Write for elylc book to Croroptoa Cot'let Compar.y. Limited, Torooto ;