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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT OF THE HERALD SATURDAY, MAY IS, 1916 ALBERTA, APPEALS TO SETTLERS REASONS WHY ALBERTA ATTRACTS SETTLERS By C Hoichkiss, Cemtsasssiomr of Alberta ALBERTA'S CHAMPION EXHIBIT AT THE DRY FARMING CONGRESS, 1911 Alborta fc as aertealtaral oooatiy thouifc its tutor, history wlU wituoss a wondarful -diwloiwiont in those dependant upon ex- tensive mineral resources, caloni of the arata cal- ture and stock brwdJnf wtil never fall io a fca4 Usat poawa sou and ellBaic tlM mMtkiB Prc- at Wait Th. ABafO to llM In tact that It has land in fir tk. atttan tarn a. Uritad MM. KHIiiH isnAv in ABMtta wiB wm agrl- ealtsral sMd tou K posaMa to aaj ,..ii in linsisii Ink at fcratr Daa tocrn Md wfil vstt Cw aast land ta Indian, cottons of tho whole north- Its lasaiant pastures supported vast herds of uptelopo, dear and its mountains great can- yons {uui lakes ccmprlsou tho rtchoct territory oipiolted. by tho tor com- pamiee. Today the poBulation la In- creasins tie rate of about par you and attracting settlers from all parts of the world who. find Alber- ta a plaos where opportunity and ad- vancement Is limited only by their OWB taMnttve and energy. In. tho population was fta 1M4 ft wai The census of ten a population ot 3S6.000. Ttoday the population is at least fOftO. If the same rate of increase eoxtinuei tor ths next five years (and we bolleve it will) the populat- ion of the ptoricee will be nearly a Win ta utoitolm a rrrrnJ- win the new ttuutot wttk am trattfal mutts Bew P10" Tlas. ot AHwfta, Mkwia hi w kmtw (to nilatii tt smuhfJsoB. Tos tmtai haw bccaois vast grata fJalas. and where the oowbaij iboKi their kard> tVTtads of iaraa and >Diiin( w. Bw wflfrcuaw has bsam tinaafennsil by the railway. IHJWM sa it becomes i better knoire. will lead artlssuu and laborers to make their homes, by ipreforenca. In Alberta; and ths rich j agricultural districts capable of pro- ducing the for minium of people. But although, u raan- jufacturlng in Infancy, It hu al- ready assumed some Importance. The latest census returns show 290 manufacturing plants In the province, consuming raw materials worth ten millions a and producing flnlsh- ed products worth almost twenty millions. In 1909 Alberta stood slghth a- mong the provinces oC Canada in the matter of railway mileage. Now she stands flfth, and, except for some out- lying districts, agricultural comnMln- itles have railways close at hand. A Government tele.nhoiu system has been extended over the proTlnoa In. the saKo period, and ttum are few districts which havt not now the ad- vantages of ttlepbofM eoaneetten. Roads have been built, schools and on Pioa 4) 1216-1224 First Ave. S. Lethbridge, Alberta Wholesale Importers and Jobbers Carbide Miners' Safety Lamps Explosives K I Railway, Mine, Mill, Contractors Blacksmiths SUPPLIES ;