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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Herald PRINTING CO., LTD. W. A. bckaui, Luf Director aiid Editor. SUBSCRIPTION In Advance H.50 a year Otheriwse I2.0Q a year CROP FIGURES The press of the northwestern States have been doing their utmost to belittle the Canadian West as a CONSERVATION OF FARM SOURCES At the conference of the Oovemors held at the White House in Washing- ADVERTISING Month Inch TO THE POINT and every other member oQ grain growing country. The frost, ton, recently, J. J. Hill, the well- in parts of the country last year was known railway magnate stated that used as a big bugaboo to frighten the j only one half of the farm area of the American farmer away from the fer-j United States is improved. The to- tilc prairies. But they arc finding j tal area of the United States proper that the Americans can't be kept out; includes approximately of Canada. They would come across j acres. Of this expanse the line even if cannon wore placed j acres are reported as farm land by at every quarter section to drive j the census of 1900. The number oi them out. jfatms is reported as with And can you blame them? j Of the total farm acreage 49.4 Even with last year's slight frost j per cent. is classed as "ini- j Saskatchewan produced more grain i proved." Sotuevvhct less than, two- the acre than the Northwestern i thirds of -the improved land is under States. An article in the March j actual cultivation. Mr. Hill stated a Success gives the ligure-s: fact of great importance when he stat i Average yield iu l307'eu that this farm, area "does not pro j Saskatchewan 15.17 bushels-duce one-half of vvhat it could be [Kansas 5.S jmade to yield merely by ordinary NATURE WOMAN'S WOBI HON. MR. CUSHING VISITS THE PASS i i can double their, paration oi the lists, not to thur j M add.. own friends, but to our own irwnds. m0re intelligence 10 their present' Now if they think it is unfair fe b h i Why should the American farmer, ministry without materially increas- t ,e sts upon w c t e> v. n bo Western Canada; ing their physical activities. i to the election should be prepared by ;r when it can show as splendid re-; ilr. Hill also'noted the decreasing their opponents, do they think it is t j i suits that under adverse condi- acreage vield due to soil exhaustion. fair that the lists upon which we .g Qf would have to go to the election.-, should be prepared bv our opponents? i Abridge distnct can .beat all; question. Instead of increasing his Can we not agree, "therefore, to de-1 States and Saskatchewan too. crop and income, by aa which will remove the crO? improvement of methods; vise a. law which will remove the con trol of the elections both from the i