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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta nniTMlay, October 1�, lfl'l2 THE Lr.THBRIl)GE DAILY HERALO am THE HERALD SUBSCRIPTION CAMPAIGN NOMINAtiON BLANK The Lethbridge Herald Prize Diitribution Campaign ......... ..:......... 1 (leslro to liiako l;lie following nominalloii; Nanio............................... Hesideiicc!......................, Noiniiuitod by .......................... Address................................ NOTE-This nomination la good for 5000 free votes. Only one nominiitloii will be accepted for encli candidate. NamoB of perRoua makinu'nomlnntlons will not be divulged, WANTS CALIFORNIA TO SEEK CONGRESS AVriter in Farm Magazine Makies Appeal for Exhibit at Lethbridge The following on why California Uoulii send a good delegation' to the Dry-Farming CongreBs couvenHon and boost for Los Angeles, 1013-lOM,. la from the Little Farms Magazine, published at Los Angeles, Cal.: Ib It worth while to have the educative! inlliienco of flic Do'-Funning convGiitlon cxtfttiaod 'lb California? Daniel Morgan, banker and landowner of Spokane, where the convention was hold laai year, states that the extra increiiso this year, because of dry-farming, methods, of the agriculturnl products hi Wiishington, flguren up to ?ri,O00,0OO. Worth while working tor And It;;it-did'tjiat much>for Waahlng-lon it' wlJl" do twice' or three tinioa as ni'uCH tor California. In the plat form of the Dry-Parniins Congress goes a co-operdllon-atandardlzatlon plank, at its next (?ouventlbn, October 21-3C, at Lethbridge, Canada. What does co-operailon-Bta.ndardji'.a-tlon mean to the Calircrnla fruit growers? Head the ""Worid's Work" for June and see how the Tonitown farmers, when refusing RO cents per barrel tor their apples at the orchard, turned around, co-oporaitcd and standardized and jis a result got $C.0O per barrel for every barrel picked, in gross .returns. Crilt-edged apples only packed and sold at a premium, a la Hood lltver; then canning, nuder co-opera-tiou; then drying, under co-operation; then cider, under co-operation, and then vinegar, under co-operation. The number of picked barrels froifi the orchard divided into the relurng gave |(i.00 per barrel. That idea crystallz-ed .in every county in Callfomin, does that mean ?l,00O,O00 or $10,000,000 ad-ditiouHl revenue fo cur fruit growers when applied to all the fruits? Does It enable them to profitably send only the gilt-edged fruits east? Dees co-cperatlon-standardization mean anything to California, The coming of the convention to Lbs AngoloB In 1913-1!)14 means that yery thing for Calltornia. It Is worth while to the counties in tho state, every one of them, for the farmers and fruit gTowers to "dl.i; flown into their Jeans" for a 26 or 50-ecjit piece, and "chip in'' on a delegate's expenses? 1 think It Is. There's no tlmeito lose, hot a moment, and every farmer in the state should si-lip and take notice and get busy, for tho Letlibrldge convention Is lessiihan a mouth off. , 1 It all hangs on a good delegation feoing up, for if no interest is shown iiy California, no convention can be jnducod to come. So 'It's to get busy and get husy at once. Don't wait a mlnuto. Hold ;i meeting, select your best talker and the mcst practical and euccesBful man In tho county; pass urounii the hat, hand him a purse of ^100 and God-apeed him to Letlibridge to "bring homo HAY'8 HAIR HEALTH K;\'| 'sY )> I I 1 .1 Ill' '.V S!.m ud SOc ot receipt ol price aed___ Ifiil botlit.-i'Mia Hw said: "We own eighty aeires^of cdal mine. "DiXIE''WRinEN BY DAN HART _-^- _ ^.. ^ OLD-TIME CLOWN T�LL� HOWiHE WROTE. A FAMOUS SOuJ: . Spokane, Wash., Oct. 10.-'How the famous song "Dixie",' came to be"w:rltB ten Is explained by Dan Hjirt, 7C.'y,eai old clown, who Is vlsittng in..Spok�n�! "Daniel Decatui; EminvU and l/;^uitr Stlckncy's circus In the jpiUth In;iJ8B!' and went back to New York, dead *ioke," says HaTt."Wo.loolied around awhile, but tliere'waa no engagement In sight. The weather was beslnnlng to get nippy. In sharp contrast to'f.the southern nights we haxl been exper- �> BEGIN DANCE IN AFTER-� NOON SO MILADY CAN -'coa1 Is |5.u0 a ton., so yoii see toow-ttoe cltyHttenefitB throuph having ita qwu mineil Qiir miners arc never called_ out ou strike,'tor that would mean "d'e'pVlving the city of light and water. We pay our in�n well,, Miners in ordinary mines a;'e-.-on1y paid for screened coal. We pay our men by the carload before screening. The coal, after being weighed in the iwwer house, is dumped luto '�rushers and put into conveyons, "which pans down in front of the bdllers, and deposit, tho coal into hoppers. Each hopper feeds a movable grate, keop-The coal when consumed falls Into hoppers which feed conveyors, and the' ashes are thus being constantly removed. \\\ that has to bo done Is to regulate the pace of the conveyors, one man c�n do the work of five shovellers in this way. Utilitiea That Pay "The city's public debt is $],.')00,000 at l 1-2 per cent. A great deal of the debt la being redeemed each year by a sinking fund, to which the proceeds of the frontage tax Is'devoted. The city owns all Its public utilities, ^and after providing fair the sinking fund last year we wore �14,000 to the good. On our electric llghiliig" alone we allowed a profit of $24,000, In spite ot the fact that we Imd reduced the price. Our practice Is to reduce coat aa profits Increase, so that tho purchasers reap the benefll. Each of our public utilities is run as a sei)arate business, and issues its own bonds. Our street railway, for Instance, will buy its power from the city's power plant, and tiio earnings" ot tho railway will go towards Imprwing the service- "lethbridge has undoubtedly blight future. Not only is It a mining centre and a splendid agiicullural die-trlct, but it la becoming more and more a great wholesalo distributing point. Asked as to real estate values In Lethbridge, Mr. Hatch said that If ho were to give examples of the way in which values had Increased lately 1 should find it hard t6 bellevt! him. Values have inultlplied durini^,the past few years. Suburban piopiBrtios, vi-lth-In tho past year havo trebled In valiie. are. 'By George,'said Dan;one night, 'no engagement, no' overcoat. ' wish I was In Dixie.' The pli'rate lingered in his mind and that'n^Sht he wentHo his room and wrote? the. words of the now famous 'J>lxJe.' little later he got a barnator^ing ! company tpgetlier and went Utrough.' tho south, singing the aoBg -to 'b^njo/ accompaniment, It took like wildfire. When he got to, New Orleans he^bad the first printed, copy of itJie aong struck off." Hart says ho haal^hls first copy with him, headedby "a crude woodcut repi-oductlon. of ft-dark .com-plexlpned''�nger.',', - ..:'r_ ;^ Know How to Cheer i, One of the visiting Hrltish newopa-jier men with the ducal train, saldsthat there has ijeen mere genuine lusty cheering in Lethbridge than a'f, any other point in tho West. - The people here Impressed him as espec'i'ally � hearty In their greeting to the King's representative. ALBERTA J. COPP GOES TO REWARD WELL-KNOWN NOVA SCOTIA POLI-TICIAN DIED AFTER LINGERING ILLNESS Digbyr.'N- S,, Oct. ^ 10.-,\lbert J S. Coplp is dead afteir a lingering illness, agipd 5-1 years. He is survived by a widow and two daughters, He was admitted to the Nova Scotia bar in 1879. In 1806 lie was elected representative for lligby county jil Ottawa. Ho was again elected in 1900 and 11104. In li)08 he was defeated by tllaronce .Jauuvsou. He was a Libvrul. IS ROOSEVELT SANE (Toronto Saturday Night) The San Francisco Argonaut, �. journal which repreaenta the beat . of American theught, and ia non-.. partizan.and without political,bias . commenting upon Theodore Rooae velt's aingular conduct at Port- , land, Oregon, during hit abort � stay there some two weeks ago, remarks that there appoara unfortunately to be but one explanation, and that is the one put forward acme time ago by Or. Allan .McLane Hamilton, the celobratad alicniat, who declares that Hoot^ velt is a pronounced paranoiac- that Is one in whom vanity, love of .applause, and an exaggerated estimate of his own virtue and power have destroyed normal sensibilitiea. Or, in other words, to put it bluntly, the man ia crazy. The Argonaut says that; withal this is the kindest jtidg-ment that can be passed upon one who acted as did Mr. Rooaevalt during hia stay in Portland. And this la the man who will, if he can place himaeif in the chair of the chief executive of a great nation. Some of the world's rulera have gone crazy during their tenure of office, but few have been crazy when they took over the rtlns. His election would, to say, the least, be an intereating development in thf hiflory ot the'ijreat republic, 1 ^^^^^ RANGE controlled. That's why it is such a marvelous fuel-saver and so popular with thrifty housewives. ^ For Sale by f STAFFORDAONEW CO;-^ ;