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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta J f HESP4Y. MAT 20. ;919 im LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEBALD i�AOE NINE lASTYEAR Provincial Reylew of S^rif^g Seeding Conditions-f^tloofc yery'PromUlilg BDMONTON.;iiJ�Cy 4T-The spring lurvey of crop 't lusli njoisturo any place. When the varitith came, ptbar conditions were 1 avnraible to aJle�erve While tJhe^arHVal pf. timely enowe md rains in^tbe* southerh part of the province favored tbe carrying on of leedipg under good. ct^diUojae, there K'as not until May 3rd any eigtiificant Improvempnt of conditions trying relation to jpregreesiye gro^vth �>( the �ropB Hollowing gjjnnlnation. A good mldfall covered thiK south-east-.counT iry IgUbtbUa 'way:�atttratl^g the.land from Sw9iBt Orass through �Foremost, Bow Island and north to Youngstown ind reaching as far west as Taber on ,the ith-w*8t of the Mdersyde-Letbbrldge section meah-tlme wer* ^orftl on moistiire prospects past gerniiiiBUon needs, tbough > :ho land-wa� in ' good co^ditlbn to R'ork. The Cardatoil district did not, have much early r^ln, , and necessarily the expansion 'was not the addition ot a million each year, but of much larger'^reas in the t&st couple ot years oif the five-year period. The impulse to production is not slacken Ing with the termination of th6 war. Palmers are notlopking for any yery large reduction In grain prices before threshing time in 1920, They are now equipped to produce and labor wll^ be increased s4M 4,m,0M Oats Oreenteed ...... Barley ....... Rye............ Mixed Grains Flax^.......,... 2,661,648 2,500,000 7BO.O0O ' 850,000 470,073 47,877 37,989 9S!920 670,000 98,000 40,000 100,000 T,�8S,��t ,461,000 . Labor The adjusttnant made during the past three years ot scarce labor by the wider use of motor Iniplements is continuing, this year. liaibor on the whole, however, "{Jhas not been plentiful. The returned seedier is not yet appreciably, easing the lalbor situation. Those who are fit atfd who have had farm experience are settling on land of their own. Live Stock Live stock it hot in very good con dltlon. The first part of aie whiter was mild and good weather prevailed over tbtf province until March 1st. With the opening ot March there was considerable reduction la the strength and condition of live (took by severe weather. In the soiith >^e shipping ot reserves of teed that ftad been put up or purobaeed In'the 'centre and A TRUST COMPANY . Vphe average individual little knows the .:nany serTleea per-tbritt'ed b/ Ti^iSt'Companies, ind/bow great Is their influence tor good in Ute ogmrounlty. Paside^ bundling e8tates>,they mapsga property, eollset rents, attend to'paymont of Taxes and Insurance Premiums. -"Tfcese and Ibany other valuable sarrices the trust companies render, wUlcUenler into every, day lite ot Individuals. Ifen9e (tie Trust Company comes mdre and ntore to til] that plao0.in the community %o wb^li they are entitled by virtue ot their yarle4 fi!'9: a mdorrd that has not been equalled laaywtaan ewtside of Alberta, though "It Is datBtfad that tt waa snrpassed-Iby aaoMtar ftwiaer to Attterta in thati Mr. NoMe bas devoted considerable atndy, to tba aahlaet of praflt-shar-ftog. Hto taaUef la tint every worker 4� entttlad to a share of the 'wealth Oie cragte^ aid in the N�We Fonnda-klon, �M name uade^wMeb hie com is laeorp�M�t�i. he and bis as- >% 2^ ' . / (1) Ootis grew well in Albei-ta. * (2> An Alberta wheat field in autumn. bushels triad to pot thte theory This company o'wns farm property, stores, elesartera fo the value of over two! milUon dollars. Any employee who-has beenWong enough with the company to prove ht^ 'val'Ue may become a participant In the scheme and the method ot acquiring stock 1� very Bln^e. The employee is required to pay for ten per cent of hie stock in cash and give a note for the balance at eight per cent. Interest He then m^es monthly payments ot a certain amount to pay off the note, to which also his dividends are credited. In this manner his stock ia paid off fairly rapidly. Needless to say, many of the em-ployea(i avail tbeuaalves ot the op- portUBtty to bedome sharehi^ni. l�et year they drew a dividend ot Mtoan par cent .011 their is vestment des�tle the flMt tiaU last season was gSMtally ooaaidered a dry on�. In 191� a dividend of twenty-five per ceut-was .p4id, ^h^^In addition a con-alderaMf) iHan/wan thJ��y-eleh� ot wheat and bushels ot oats. WiUi each average yields as these the Mg dends need not catise any sntvriae. An Instance 'of the pragresetveBem of the Noble Foun!te,tiDa and i;ta taitil! in the country was the purebasa lai the tall ot 1917 of a latga raaah oT aboot 20,000 acres. On th^ preverty thirty-five miles of gngded road have been conatructed, aixty mHes. ot; three-wire fend&g put'.iip, several! first-ciasi ' btzMdingB i erected, ftw. wells drilled and 16,000 acrpe broken.. The profit-sbaring scheme has bem successful beyond expeotattona. Maayi employees have availed tbetaoelves; ot the opportunity to Invest their' saivingB in the company and ar�{ drawing dividends on their stock.; Mir. Noble has proved that a large! fann am be nperatcA successtutly ini good yeans and bad under good iuan-j agtawait. ai^d the future of bis pro-f�-4barfiig sobenw wiU. ha vatehatf with great iotenat, Banking Service XrOUR banking requirements may -"-be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE , LETHBRIDGE BRANCH WARNER BRANCH  MILK RIVER BRANCH R. T. BRYMNER. Manarer J. H. S. GORDON, Manager J. V. STEEL, Manager Protection and Profit PI When money ia in a Savings Account in The Merchants Bank, it is absolutely safe from loss, as far as you are concerned. All the time it is here, it is earning interest -so that the bank actually pays you to let it take care of your money. Don't carry unneeded sums on your person or hide them at home. Protect them against loss, theft and iire by opening a savings accounL TH? M?RCMANTS BANK Head Office: Montreal, OF CANl^DA Established 1884. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH, - - R. J. DINNING. Manager. MONARCH BRANCH. -  - V. A. EBERLY, Manager. NOBLEFORD and BARONS BRANCHES, M. A.KILPATRICK.Mgr.- Through tying the halter around | was dragged to death when his his wrist, Chfrles Oole, Harwich, | horse took fright. nortb was not distributed properly and the teed could not be made available on brief notice. There was not sufficient feed di condition in the stock to hold it up when the hard weather came. There were not many winter losses, but the stock was not' strong on account ot having been got through on low or bare maintenance rations.^ Stock wfis out gathering old, and a llttl* new grass when (lie snowstorpk of May 1, 2 and 3 came. This Is-.the worst May storm'ftiat has occurred for thirty years. Its, effect on the land, crop and grass was good, but it was disastrous to weak stock on both the range and the farms. The sno-wfall Was heaviest north' xA Red Deer, but the' chief losses occurred ' south. It began with soft snow and developed to a gale with a velocity ot sixty miles per hour and cattle perished in ditches, la^es, against li^re' fences ' and nil �  \ over cutbanks. The Rosebud country extending from Didsftjury beyond Drumheller, the Gleifhen district and the colmtry west of the CsIgary-fMac-lead railway suffered worst. There were some lamb loeses airough the province, but not to any great extent in the UargeLjbandc, as most of the sheepmen have good shedding. The count in stock losses is not yet avail able. J. McCAIG, , dhlef Publicity Oommis|doner. all McClary's Models, unusual conveniences are found. ' The exposed surfaces ^re covered with hard-baked black enamel, tt'hich /needs no black-leading. 'Every part of McClary's Gas Ranges^ncluding inside of the oven, can be cleaned with a damp cloth. Many types to choose from. Come in and inspect them. ^OmfSt Gas Ranges For Sale.By Dixon Sheet'M^taJCOj. To Send Money To Foreign Countries Payments miy now be made by mall and cable through this Bank to polhts in: AL8ACE-LORRAINE BELGIUM SERBIA CZECHOSLOVAKIA BULGARIA OALMATIA FINLAND NORWAY SWEDEN ICELAND DENMARK LUXEMBURG  BOUMANIA TURKEY-IN-EUROPE TURKEY-IN-ASIA Arrangements may also be made through this Bank for ,paymen)ts | by mail to ^. PORTS ON THE BLACK SEA / THE R O Y A a B A N K OF'CA|S|ADA , Incorporated 18�9 London, Eng. Head Orrie� Montreal New York � , Ban;elona Princes St., ia C. - W-WHUam^ Si - -JBlaxa De Cataluua 6 Capital Paid Up and Raaarvaa.......% 30,000,000 ToUl Aawta SKvrft^T.iVJT;:^., war-^aaoOOiOOO ;ijaAi�0M�i Lethbridge................. ^v.v>> . Magrath...............;. v.. Oardston.............. .I....... Taber ............ A. Parker, Manaser |; Atkinson, Manager W. R. McKay, Manager ...;0. Dickion, Manager I 3: Ktrkby's FOR WELi. PREPAREO/.'NICELY SERVED Mefreshfnents -t ' � Sale Of Oh Friperty Lots 24 and 25, Block 9S. aituiited on the corner of 4th Avenue and mil Street South. I purchased this property from 'William Watts in 1912 for |4000 cash. This house has not been vacant; durinr my possession. Mr. Olaeeer ot the Crystal Dairy Company is the present tenant. � Lot 34, Block 28, situated on 7tb Avenue South, between 15th and 16iti Street. I purchased this in Ul^e from Mm. Frith tor $3000. This house bas never been vacant. Mr. Rowntraa of tha Crystal Dairy is the present tenant. iMts 34 and 35, Block S8. situated on 6th Street South, adjola-lug Assinibola Music Company's store. These were purchased In 1913 for $20,600. I own one-third undivided inteorest; others interested. A first class building site. L�ts 13 to. 16. Block 5. This Is No. 1005 8th Avenue South, the centre house ot a block ot; five honses, and was until lately occupied by Mr. George Macleotl. This house has had consider,^ able improvements made inside, 'by Mr. Macleod; hardwood floors, decorations, etc. At present It is occupied by Mr. McLaren,. I traded Mr. Macleod for thls-rweli worth |3500. A very good and central home. KINDLY MAKE PULL INQUIRIES OF THE TENANTS As this Is a forced sale, made by the Merchants Bank, i( i* to my personal Interest to give as much publicity as possible, therelore ^ On SATURDAY, June 14lh AT 12 O'CLOCK IN THE COURT HdUSE BE PRESENT IP YOU ARE LOOKING FOR GOOD BUYS. fl � ' . . :' . ' � yi.- I would appreciate your attendance.  ; -f-i I Will Sell �oy or ill � the iKm |^ perty at any Iim0 ^^^^^^^^li^ Auctioneer: FRANK 1^ ;