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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY FIKUAIA OFINDERFULCOAIDALEDISICI The eatlern n.tr6- i father during Ibe fall from v, Justly Coaldale Irrljalloa area may bo gathered from the following dispatch wn'cb appeared tours of linn no under Toronto "Globo" dalcltne My letter lo The Globe waa de- voted to a short account of a day spent ,al a OB, a typical 4rj tana 'of fioutbernTilbarta, where the utmost Industry and moat skillful prnctbe on Jln.parl'of lu owners unite io. securhsff Iron tbi roll the highest possible iwallts. i It will be rernernbered tbat. In tol- ler referred to. 1 racordid animal separator yields ot two apd all buih- tls per acre, and- quoted tAeae !ai typical of southern.Alberta farms -ill this jcar of widespread loaa because of abnormal drought. In order to furnish T. logical sequel'.to pasl let- ters. In .which I atlempted, lo de- scribe Ihe magnificent fields of grata und ereas. I saw on Irrlfalol. lands Ilonalaiie, nrooka and Stratnnwre, 1 decldeit lo vlall ECDIC of laraaa in all Irrigated section and first; hand Information as to whether ,'at not tbe separator yield was attlilug Hie saaf of cerUlnly lo Ihe match- less promise of ft inonlb OK9. For greater fairness, ami lo provide ft sllll the village is erowd'i wheat vaffons, bar racks and au- Wmoblles; ug Hu4 1 beard s "drammtr' la i Lttbbrlln "Coaldale, this Is the lieit lo-nn Jaw and lac- mountains." Froui thousands ot square miles al prairie Ibera coins au urgent call for foddar, Uoaliala Is ready to answer. It Jloreover. It is about Uie only place In Eoulheru Alberta thai la prepared to do EO. stopptd tor a few mlnules a Dorrlnlon Farm near Lelhbrldge. Ibe Assiitan Director, Mr. Matthews, told me about the alfalfa crop on the neigh boring JlcArlhur twenl! (Irtacre field that gate threo Ion ptr acre on tlie fimt cutllnc. On Ih Eiperltnental Karw 1 aaw seven fields from which two cuttings had been secured, leaving a yarr alurd- growlb for wlcter protecllon. Thes fields are cultivated on ibe ten-yea rotation used hy Sir. FalrlleM, P reclor or the form, Tit.: Sli alfalfa, and cue year each of pola toes, wlieat, oats aud barley, In Ih order named. "Our palate- crop on year following tbe alfalfa ylelde at the rale ot 7S7 bushela per acre, said Mr. Matthews. Before Icavin the term 1 saw two one-acre plot of Danner oals ami of barley wlllc are fully cjpectcd lo thrash out on hundred and seventy bushels, re wilier .'.field" of comiiarslon, 1 choso the I.rlhbrldge block, and have Jusl returned from ft tour of the cele: lirated Coatdale District, made ;ln company- with the local superlnlead; .Vr. U. Porler, of tha Natural -Resources Drnnch of the Canadian. Pacific Hallway. I'.rliilcd Itonulane as one of a crowd of sorely-stricken farmers; in Us amazing growth o( grass- and' grain a sunny vision .of H-lfat'.'.may bu for them In summers jV.ct to come; Urooka and Stratb- hnora 1 .saw when tlio warm nildi August Eiins hod brought I'm; brouz- ptl flush or Maturity to deep-wheat' id fields that waited with low mur- inuringa the coming of Iho reapers. I'oalOalo Ehbvfad Its riches In an- other. way. To right and left as ve ipeil over ilfi rolling lowlands slood stack upon stack uf sweet-smelling alfalla. They cluttered the adjacent. fields, hiding whole fares ot close- t'LOOliW wheat and oils, and group- lag together on. the far till it SKmod that the waving of a wand hid dolled the landscape with round-shaped houses that jostled one anoUier to fno very horizon. Across miles nf shorn fields, whereon mil- lions of shocks of wheat Son witness lo a wcallh of harvest, came the fragrance from newly-mown alfalfa meadows, whose deplh of green con: trabtcd everywhere wllh Ihe ehclrcj ling band of golden nubble. Here, 1 decided, yrns an Irrlgaled block of yet another wboae rrlde lay nol alone In .wheal or oats or tcented jrsises aucculeot tod- dera; an area that measured Ha riches less In bushels and more in tous per acre. Story Qf Coaldale ra'Ke. 'cooserratlve ett Binedta of Irrigation Willie Ihe Irrigated area knowu Coaldale would seem to be eipeclall adapted lo Ihe growing pi nlfall grain crjjis bave -reinarkabl well under tbe stlmiilua of artliicl water supply. I drove -wltb Mr. Po ler throiigh the "Van Home Co ony" a setllsmept ot war veteran lhal is only two years old: The fir veteran lo whom 1 spoke was Connelly, who lold me tbal 'hli 1 aero patch of wheat yielded eiacl would bare piloted tl lilane to Ibo stintb Mr. Co said. am now nea-oilmtlng wllh famous airman who, I Ihlnk, will tak the placsot General lie ha: won Ihe Victoria Crvtt apd Distinguish Serrlce Order for hlli oa t! weslsni Mr. Cope.fttM he Tras not mere going to to Ihe pole but Ibp.t Intended to use tbe airplane throng oul Iho ili or joars ihnt t] Ice. was his Intenllon. lo clJlM Ihe an arcllc from ilh 8 Second In cprrtuacd to Mr, he frneiL Joyce, a mernber of bo Shacktelfm licit WM nirt off In" the apa. miinl occitM'-'jy Thompso at- W order or the heal officials because of failure to conip wilh'lhc antl-imokc riilMJ. WaJihj- racchn Iral shot throu. Ilic head nl Nciv VOrk, wlillc lioldli (to, his broil. nn urn conlalnlne-C nslics'bl'hts iirlilpr ion, killed al j'cias Hylnff flolil, ,__-. orottj CLOTHES FOR YOUNG MEN WHO STAY YOUNG MADE JN CANADA Style-Smartness That Lasts h Pay to and buy a Society Brand suit or overcoat You will have .x The high standard of is apparent in every stitch of construction. Every garment is'tailored difference is merely in the price of the cloth and mmmings. The fabrics are all-wool and many woven especially for us in exclusive patterns. But above all, there is the satisfaction and comfortable feeling that you are well fitted, correctly and stylishly dressed. This is real value and exactly what you are looking for. With tht varltil grades clothing flooding the market, Iwk for thii label as your guide. Go ft Style Heaiijaarteri. SOCIETY DRAND CLOTIIZS, UmlM, CANADA ALFRED DECKER COIIN. Uollcd Slate) CKicigo New Vork Montreal McKelvie K1RKHAM BLOCK THE "2" M'S McGuire LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA ;