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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 23, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta ^^^^^ lieoiiLFate Watches ^___I ittii^>tji*t your purcltHSOs are mnde � here nothiuK ;bnt lii|(lt:finide.goods.are offered, where quality reigns apM^fsnd still where the price is within the reach itol-^i*^^^ Onrwatiches nre riglit. |l^0 liiye them from 13 to 150 and all gunrantml. Our $20 Watch is a Winner .Ross Tate The Jeweler Expert Wat6h Repairing a apecialty. Of Interest to Ihe Farmer V\1DS TO THE MAKING OP TEXTKll FARMERS. COX- .titlttllf.  "'^^ y XTo0 will be building powibly thia aeason, and will require Bath Room i>�r Warm Air Furnace -o�- Hot Water System ^ are prepared to give yon right prices and the b�^t of tmaterial. ^ roundings it becomes a luxurious necessity. Any disinclination you may have for a cold plunge on arising will soon vanish if yon have^^us fit up your bathroom with open sanitary plumbing, porcelain baths and theiraocompatnying appliances C. .W. GRAY Phone 66 Hardware If yon wish draying or nuMring of any kind dona, eall on us. ; We have the hrgeet and best equipped ckrtage business in the city, with thoroughly experienced Ben in ehaige. 11 work promptly attended to. Hay and Oats of the best gn^e for sale. Coal delivered to all parts of the city on abort MiUee. I lestern Wareboase & Transfer Go., Lti Ofioe -first dooi eonth of Opesa House. Phone 63. Wanted. ^iLbbnt4U Acres, close to city, to n^Niivide by purchaser with P|5�ttiO cash to pay down. f^: lOiv^/loeation, price and best l^^s: Sbx 8, Herald Office ^sJJSmV'-'.'B. K. W.ll. POUOE. ' f^iattetion. at the,BarMoks. P^l^brMge.;> ','oa Saturdayctiw ^ITrtt v4ar of .^iips 1Q07. at 9 p.m. . ' Uumk^, No. 30S8, Viaaiiliorsttllrf: No. 2883. "^�ttyspaper/wm bspaid for pub-ptrt^, mhove adwrtiMment wltb Don't forget the W.C. T. U. Rummage Sale to be held Saturday, June 1st IS NOT A MASON. "I nm'" afraid I convcyt'd a wrong iinpreasion to your reporter ycator-dny," aaid W. A. Buchanan, provin  vial liUrariah. io^the' Bullatin ihia moniaf. '*I bad,nothing wtaatover to do .witfc; Mr.: Robertson's B'tstory o( f iwcniiaisonry. jMo gathered .all thprobI�m Just beginning to .bo appreciated by many farmers to whom?the law of diminishing returns is yearly being .demonstrated t>y declining crop yields and Increasing weed and fungus pests. The testimon}-.of;ni�ny goodfarnwrs in recent issucB..of this jouroal shows conclusively thwt this fact is apprftc-iated by some, and, we are able to assure our readers, lading farmers it their respective neighborhoods. When such-menifeel it incumbent upon them to put their ideas and opinions upon tlie: printed liage in the waj' they have done for the beneflt of their fellows, -we may be sure that they are undcn conviction as to tins necessity for seciling to grass and manuring. Others it will be noticed, aror.strong advocates of some system of crop rotation. A careful |M>rusal ot these letters will have shown that timothy and rye grass are most in favor for seeding down; some few odvocate bron-jo, but their advocacy is hAlf hearted, while many others haw ito scruples in condemning tiiis lu.xur,iAnt grovcr, on occount of the (litncuUics c.\|)ericnccd in getting rid of it. If those experiences are to bo talcen as o fair index of Western farm practice, and we assume they can be, the absence of the mention of, clover and alfalfa cannot help but be remarked anddeplored. Grass is stat ed to be of value as a preventive of soil drifting and is also of some value in the direction of weed sup -prcssion, but those most closely observant state that grass alone will not fill the bill lis a soil renovator, that manure nuust be used in addit -ion. This opinion isbeld most strong ly by the occupants of Manitoba farms which hav� been under cultivation for twenty or twenty-five years. In the newer sections, such as in Saskatchewan and Alberta, a con-siderabU numbec pin their faith to suuu�er-fallow, and in dry seasons it so favorably in wet years. The point raisi^ by one correspondent that of the beginner on new land anxious to get on his feet, is well taken; such a person can get along without, unless on-very light land, grass or manure for the first eight or ten years, .although at the expiration of that time he will find that having skimmed  the cream he must needs content himself with smaller yields of grain and greater dockage when he ntar -kets that grain .and then must adopt the more reasonable systent of rotation of crops, manuring, and seeding to grass. Attention has, also twen drawn to the quality of manure,.the {statement being nude tiTat manure of value can only be obtained fromiweU' fed (grained) cattle. 'Asumnving up of,, the: various' ppii|ionB;showe that, sooner or later, it will pay every farmer to seed down ^o grass (either rye grass or timothy) or better, clover; to apply manure (obtained from weM fed live stock on the land and by these methods retain soil fertility and'further to practice a rotation of crops, thus -increasing the yield of nMii4(etable;:grain as well as deceasing 4he Ipmlfrom weeds. All will not agree as to the best method of ap -plying manure, but we opine that the teetimonitM , given and the comments n;ad States, biit we licar very little of the 94,000 who wore killed by whisky and the saloons during the same six months.-Farm Journal. Minard'a Liniment CO., Limitedl;^; Bear Sirs,-Your MINARD'S ONI-MENT is our remedy Jor sore throat colds and all ordinary yailmonta. It never fails to relieve and cure prompttjf. \ CHiARUSS WHOOTEN.' Port Mulgraye. A MAN ANB A FOUCY (From the CamKlian Gourtsri) ^ From the treeless prairies in the south to the wooded plains of the north, from the foc^hllls of the majestic -Rockies -on the- wSst to tbe-rolling hills in the east, Albertans of aM parties unite in their oilmiratioB of n mart and a Policy. The man is William H>. Cushing, Rogers f Cuiinmghain Lumber Go., Ltd. co��ba�ceocc8tteecttpr� ip George Rogcr�� of Every Description - Wholesale ^nd Retail | Lumber Shingles Doora Windows  Mouldings Lime Lath Building Paper Tar Paper Cedar Fence Posts | Rhone 23. Lethforidge, AJta. Minister of Public Works in thb~Al-berta Govornment, and the policy is that of the Oovornment O'wnerslvip of Telephones. The Man is the father of the Policy. The Policy means the undertaking of a Business ivnti il couid not iH! ill better hands thun those of Mr. Cushing, Avho has raiili-en for iweny years ns one of the foru-niost and soumlcst business men iu the province. As to ihe Man. He is a native of the country of Wellington ,in-the province of Ontario. Ha went wx'st iu the early eighties and located at Calgary, then practically an outpost of civilization. Young Cushing's capital consisted wholly of a good character and plenty of push. He started in business, and, though he passed through the worst of the lean years ill Calgary's history, he had strong faith in the futui-e of thu (iieat West and of the city he hud decided to make his home. That business grew steadily and to-day Mr.. Cushing is at the head of one of the largf^t manufacturing concerns vest of Win-nipeg. ' .� * Now ns to the Polity. At the very first session-of thie first parhiaincnt df..,AlbprlA^JUiu-^Cv'slung anhounc^ tiint the � govcrnihont-was going tb enter into competition with tliiit groat coi-poriiXion, the Bell Telephone Company. Coining from Mr. Cusliing, the public know-the sfatenioot-wasn't a bliifT. So tbey ,wei-e\hot- surprised that, ill a little over:, one branch of the Oovi^iunent T�la> phone System, that;fram Banfl', had bucii^ coniplol^d^^Hftid ^^tl^ construction of - imotber .liner^oai Coleman, in the '-Crow's Nest Pasa. east to the his^tqrie town of-Muclcod, had Iwcn commepccd. Tlio!'All)erta Go\-ernmient Telephone Systoin is inl-reody a rcility and apart from New Zealaml and a.coujda of the. provinces of the Australian Continonwcalth is the only government system in existence amongst the colonies ot the British Empire. As for Canada, Alberta has - set-the "pace for the other pfoVin�B8"''� "- MINARB'S LINIMENT LUMBER -MAN'S FRIEND. f^RNACE no bending doublk and poking around the ash-pit with a shovel to get the ashes out of the sunshine. The Sunshine is furnished with a good, big ash-pan. Ail you have to do is to grasp two strong, firmly attached, always^ool, bah handles and the large, roomy ash; pan easily conges ojut A minute or two is all it takes to perform the operation. Ail the ashes are in the pan, too. ^ . , Because they are. guided into it by means of ash the "Sunshine" write direct to us for^FR.rB Rook.i.ft? You Know Where Your Money Goes WHCN YOU BUY Knight's of Raymond Sugar In preference to that which is iihimrted from the Soitth Sea Islands. None purer or sweeter than Knight's ot Ray-moiid. Then, too, your uidfiey goet tock iq the Boil. FREE : lor Knglaiitl Toflw!. Mooiiim your groier'M nniue and Dept. J13, and write......... KNIGHn SUGAR FACTORY RAYMOND, - ALTA. 4 I New Effects in f Cut Glass ^ Our recent importations in elude All asBortmeot of Eng-:# lish Roclt Crystal, quitti * different from -thiit^ here-to^ fore shown. - ~. � Tbe Offatal iuelf li btavirr �lid the cattln,{s derper tnao ttiat or jtber years-itie eir�cl la even m�r� pleaaing -� It diKera �uin.j;Slrk�- -Out aiua'.' in.tbat U tependa Moie upon Ita artlatlc ira^ery of de-KlliD, tor.lta beauty ratbar than brlUlancT. Rose Bowls, Flower Cen-f tres. Decanters .^nd Juga are 9 ^ most, prominent in the aJBSort^ ment, some of which,come { mounted in sterling' silver, others plain. W. J. Armstrong! J�W�L�R ENORA V�R  OPTICIAN; Agsnt for BELL PIANOS Keep yovr moneylat home by using "Our Best Flour" It has no equal. Manufactured by ELLISON MIUIN6 &ELEVATORCO> l^etlibridgH, Ray. mouU, M> grittli. up 108 r. When you want DRAYING Done promptly and ^ satisfactorily. JOtf^f BRODIE CAB UVERY when you need a CAB To go to the s^.ation or bring friends to your home. Si. Johnson Successor to C. A. Johnston, Under Electric LightOffice. FHONE 179 While You Wait Shoe Repair Shop. Men's �hoes soled and heeled in 30 minutes. Price 11.00. QERMAN West of Bentley Co. L H. FOWLER &^ CO. Oenrral BUcksmitlilag �Dd Horseaboeing. New bug((iea to order, oarrlsga paint-lag, all kinds of woodwork la wag-na, wJodniilla, fanwing .mitla, cneata Mparatora. grain plcklara. bla-:)fc> mith coal. lkthbkidgc. albbkta. I have some extra stock in the Burr Orpington and Birred Rock Varlcllcs which must be sold at once, including hens and pallets, value 12 each. If i� need of any of nbove, I we> -pleased to bear from yon at an early date. Address (MCiiicr Poultry Yards. Uthbridlc ' Box 407 'V ".'IK,!'' ;