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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THK LtTHBRIDGE DALLY HERALD, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1EVIN FRESH from the GARDENS OF THE HNEST TEA PRODUCING COUNTRY IN THE WOELD-THB ISLAND ,OF CEYLON DELIOIOUS-PURE-HEALTE- FUL-REFRESHING AT ALL G-ROGERS COOK'S REASON FOR BRINGING ESKIMOS Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. Frederick A. Cook; the. Arctic explor- e jarrived here today -from Buffalo, and will leave this afternoon for At- lantic City. Cook said to the Asso- ciated Press today: "There is a mistaken impression among the public that I aiu bringing the Eskimos to New York to prove tfhat I have: been to the pole. The real reason of their coming here is to disprove the story they Svere made to tell by Commancfer Peary, and his party. They certainly will assist me by giving evidence that they "have been to the Pole with me, but I rely my own data to prove my claim." PLANTING OF TREES IN THE CANADIAN WEST Officer Of Forestry Depart- ment Gives Some Valu- able Information For the Farmers (From the Herald's Travelling Cor- respondent. Much of Southern Alberta has been known as a level, treeless prairie. blank form which the farmer will rill out, stating number of acres he wishes to plant, and how he has pre- pared the ground. 3. This form must be returned to Mr. Ross properly filled out before March 1st, otherwise application will be held over till the following spring. 4. During the summer one of the forestry inspectors will visit the farm and advise the best methods of laying out the plantation, woodlot or shelter selt to get the best results. 5.; Only trees aire allotted to the' farmer the -.first year. If shows that he appreciates them It will pay you to trade with us. Pioneer Lumber Co. ''242-23 Travelling Salesman man who cannot appeal to appearance repels and a business failure. THe reason tvny Tra- Telling Salesmen wear Progress Brand Clothes is because it gives them the appearance neces- sary to a successful introduction. JTmfo aMffuinnfmt by H. VHEBEIIG CO., UillTED, Montnttl. Sold with a 48 McKelvie McGuire, Lethbridge. Hand-Painted China Just la from Chicago This firm offers a reward of to any- one ivho can prove that their china is not strictly hand-painted No like other Makers Sold at American Price at R. A, WRIGHT The Live Jeweller Established 1S9S Cleaning That is Cleaning FRENCH DRY CLEANING the Latest Up-to-date method for cleaning Ladies and OentVs. ClotHIng. All work guaran- teed. Let us know and the waggon Tirill call. Room 1, Whit- ney-block. J. H. WAGGENER, Expert Cleaner. Ten Photfp. 411 CROWN CLEANING AND DYE WORKS. he Why was it treeless .'Tis not for shows that -he appreciates them by lack of soil and not for lack of rain- Baking proper care of them, a furth- i r er supply-Trill be sent to him upon fall, because the trees, where plant- r j. j 4. the recommendation of ed, are doing- well. It was treeless ._.. f ,r G. Any farmer, whether home- probably owing to the prairie fires. ji i steafler or not, will be given trees while the buffalo and range cattle I-> ...T r. free on the above conditions. The had a habit of eating the youne; SDrouts' government even pays the express to 'the farmer's nearest express office. Trees are a useful addition to the] prairie, for forests and trees draw! s rainfall and tend- to a more moder-' Tfiese. trees consist of the following, ate climate, for when planted thick-j vaneties 'Manitoba Maple, Ash, ly act as shelter belts, thus helping'Elm' Cottonwood, Russian Poplar to break the winds, and so check jand Russiai1 Willow. In another two- evaporation. The when" department hope to supply grown, are useful for fuel, fencing i Spruce the older appli- and building material. The shelter Icants' Pine and Larch have belts planted back from the buildings I dcme well Iwhen tried on planta- prevent -the snow drifts from forming "M the Forestry Dept. at In- in the yards. About ten rows can be; diau planted about 40 yards from the At first' start the Forestry buildings to -the north and west; and j were 'allotted' 15 acres of the Experi- outside of these another Couple of-j Farm Indian Head. But rows to form what is known as a snow trap, catching the snow be- tween the two belts. This interven- ing space can be utilized for a -gar- den, for it will have plenty of mois- at that, time they did .not realize the magnitude of "the: work that could be done. Four years "ago they bought 160 acres miles from Indian This -has since been enlarged, so now tfie Forestry Farm contains 320 ture, and the shelter belts will pre- vent the tender vegetables from be- 1 acrds' Tlie last farm bought 'will be ing damaged by the, winds. -Any oth-iused Principally for the experimental erwise useless corners or coulees" un- [Potations, 'Showing the rate of of taking those limbs grown from I last year's shoot made up intopiec-i os seven inches long. These are' P km ted in the ground seven inches and well tramped, only one eye bud being left exposed. If% more is lett the hot winds dry out the young shoot. Trees which can be grown from cuttings are Cottonwood, Balm of' Gilead, Willow and Russian Poplar. Maple and Ash are sown from seed.; s Spruce and Pine are also grown from seed. The Maple and Ash seeds are sown with a machine which sow's j three rows at a time, three feet apart, and one does in one day the, work which used to take two men j in'two days. The cultivation of these j trees is done entirely by a horse cul- tivator. The method of taking up these trees is as follows A team strad- dling the row of trees hauls a U shaped digger, which undercuts the roots and loosens the trees. Owing1 to scarcity of labor at Indian Head fall, German women are em- ployed to 'tie up these trees in bunch- es of twenty-five. These bunches are j hauled at once to a plot near the-! buildings where they are heeled in ready for spring shipment. During the winter the inspectors j prepare the order lists, and in spring j pull up the bunches, which are then j carefully wrapped in moss and sack-j ing to keep from drying out. The bundles are.shipped, by express and the farmer is sent notice a week ahead, so he can be there sure when f MOVING, PICTURES. ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE. Pictures 1 Bloodstone 2 Brown's Fishing Trip 3 Great Trunk Mystery Continuous Performance The Famous Traviolas Champion Hoop Rollers R. J. Riley The Clever Character Comedian POOL supplied with the BEST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA And is cool, bright and pleasant. Best Cigars and Tobaccos in stock Barber Shop in of Oliver dig the bundle arrives at his express of- fice. The following methods are used by the farmer in planting these trees which are from 15 to 18 inches in height A furrow is plowed and the -returns in the same furrow, thus fit for. cultivation can be made by planting tre'es thereon. In places year, and the cost of planting. of the farm con- where farmers have to haul water insist of five up of willow, long distances for stock, and maple, all they have hollows or coulees, the planted 4 feet apart, sides of these can be. planted withj TREE PLANTING- AGREEMENT. the The following conditions are under- form St0od to apply to plantations arger ponds pi water in these set ottt co-optative lows. -The also: check the plaMing. sysW of p_ of these ponds, which of the Department of water for stock well in-fof Canada on the lands of tp_-the summer; and perhaps the year} situated and described of ......West Post Express Office................................. the Forestry .terior Province I, the undersigned, hereby agree to round. To encourage the planting of trees in Western Canada -the Dominion G overnment for sdm-e years have foeen giving away from three to four mil- lion trees yearly to actual farmers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al- j maintain as ajpermanent forest plan- berta. This work entails maintain- tatioij, woodlot, shelterbelt, or wind- ing a staff .of six forestry inspectors, J break, a sufficient area of land to set two in the three provinces, i out, according to the plans and in- with headquarters at. Indian Head. of the Forestry 'Branch _ W..B. Guiton is iorestry inspector i such seedling trees, cuttings or seed in charge of the district to the j as I may hWe. expressed a desire to the country from I obtain, and as may be furnished to Regina and Portal to me upon the recommendation of an Cowley and- and as far; Inspector of the Forestry Branch south as the International Boundary, i I further agree the trees While J. N. F. McDonald covers the grown thereon shall not at any time field irom Granum to Edmonton, and in the future be cut "off or removed from Cochrane to. Medicine Hat. The! in such a manner as to injure the WOIK of these inspectors is to inspect I plantation for the purpose intended the ground and see if it is ready for! except witfc the advice and consent planting. The trees can be planted i of the Forestry Branch it is under- after any one of the following pre-, stood, however, that the wood and parations Breakiog and backsetting; other products of such forest planta- iollowed by. plowing ten inches deep tion, woodlot, shelterbelt or wind- summer fallow-free from weeds, a i break are my property; provided- garden or a hoe crop. Some farmers however, thai the Forestry Branch get their plots ready in one year, j shall have the ritfit-to take cutting but it generally takes'two years. i and seed from the trees growing In the fall the indefatigable staff of I thereon if such are not required by forestry inspectors prepare plans j me to extend my plantations, which are drawn from the rough agree to properly prepare the sketches made in the summer show- j S0" before. planting, plant and care ing, how best to mix these trees to for the trees after planting, and do give the best results. For the actual work in connection ash and maple alternatively, with j with the establishment and mainten- cottonwood planted in the maple row j ance ,of the plantation, shelterbelt. every tenth tree, thus to shade the woodtot or windbreak in accordance, ground to preserve the moisture. j with the directions furnished by the, frees are planted four feet apart j Branch. This includes' the! in rows four feet and forty to i provision of sui1-able 'protection' fifty yards from buildings, which will j aSainst stock, by fencing or other- .allow for buildings ID j wisc> and against fire by fire guards the future. i or effective means. How to Get Free Trees. Those who have not already ap- plied for them can get trees in the following way 1. After vlan. 1st next, write to -Norman M.' Ross, Forestry Dept., In- for particulars." .2. Mr. Ross will reply enclosing a deepening it. The trees are planted in this "fur row. Trees planted with a spade are done thus The spade is put in deep, then pressed forward; thus leaving a w-edge-shaped opening; into which the tree is inserted, and the loose dirt weir tramped around it. The1 soil has already been pre- "IT SEEMED USE Until I Tried Gin Pills." Mr. P. Fitzgerald was completely dis- heartened. He had suffered so long with his Kidneys, and spent so much money ott doctors without relict, that he nad made up his mind he could jot be cured..; Then, he chanced to read about the wonderful cures by Gin Pills, the great Kidney Remedy, and sent for a sample. The pills did him so much good that be immediately bought two full size boxes. And these two. boxes of Gin Pills made biui feel like another mart; But let-Mr. Fitzgerald tell his own story of a really remarkable cure. Provincial Asylum, OriHia June 18th. Ihavemuchpleasureinstatingthattlie ture alone is not sufficient. i pared, so it is not necessary to a large hole. It is found that the smaller, trees cost less for express and are set out with less expense' to the farmer than those which are larger, and are more successful in the end. s I One farmer went to the express of- i fice with a hay rack to haul home trees, but he found he could haul them home in his covered buggy the trees weighed 900 pounds. Cultivation starts as soon after the tree's are planted and is continued first week in August. Con- tinuing growth too late in the season keeps the sap in 'the trees and does not allow for" ripening up of the tree before the frost comes. A tree 15 inches high when set out grows about two feet in the first year, and about three feet each year after. These trees are always set out in their permanent location so they 'do not need to be transplanted. Proper cultivation will ensure plenty of moisture, so the roots will penetrate downwards rather than along the surface. The forestry department do not approve of mulching trees for. mulched trees will not make more than six or seven inches growth a year, where they should make two to three feet each year under proper cultivation. Trees are doing well, both with and without irrigation. But -where .there is no irrigation they are apt to receive better cultivation. Mois- AT THE SUMMIT OF SUCCESS you'll find the Lethtiridge Malting brand. Here'please note a few of our winners, popular ap- proval "the judge: Ginger ale .and beer, lemon soda, cream soda, sarsa- parilla, lemon-sour, Iroobrew, straw- berry, orange and champagne cider. The average price is the "case of 24 bottles set down at your door. .One trial proves purity, palatability and wholesomeness. re'tund for case and bottles. The Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Company, Ltd. sample, which you sent me, led me to buy i of Gin Pills from a local drug- gist. .They are the best remedy for Unc Acid Trouble that I have ever tried. I must say tHat before using Gin Pills, I had -undergone a long arid expensive course of. treatment by eminent special- ists, of Chicago. They did me no it seemed like throwing inoney away. I still keep a box of Gin Pills on, band and take one occasionally. I am pleased to recommend them and bear testimony to their efficacy. P. FITZGERALD. After reading j.uch a letter at this, you sirnply can't doubt the value of Gin Pills in cases of Kidney and HIadder Trouble. If you are a sufferer, -write the National Drug Chemical Co. DeptAD Toronto, for a free sample of Gin Pills and try them at expense. After you have yourself just what Gin Pills will do, buy the full size box at your dealer's, and remember that Gin Pills are sold with a positive guarantee of a cure or money refunded. 17 farm, for each spring there will be-: "Birds among the budding trees, And blossoms on the ringing 'ground-" PURVIS, OF NELSON, LEAVES THE C.-P." R. Vancouver, Oct. Gener- al Manager Glover of the British Co- lumbia Electric railway, this morn- ing announced fhat Allan' Purvis, superintendent of tfhe Kootenay lines of C. P. R.. with headquarters at has accepted a, position with his company. Mr. Purvis' new duties will consist of the management of the line -the -con cern is now building, expending for sixty miles through the Fraser ji.s xnc its disposal will permit a sufficient number of forest trees, cuttings or seeds, of the varieties recommended by the. inspector, to plant up the area of land specially prepared for the planting of these trees, and which has been reported .to be in a suitable state of cultivation. Under this agreement the Forestry Branch will provide all plant mater- ial will render all-inspection and instruction wholly without charge. AORMAN M...ROSS, (Per) W. B. G. Indian Head, Jan. 1, 1910. The agreement which the farmer signs still contains a clause which was inserted some years ago when the department had only 15 acres at Indian Head. This clause gives the department the privilege of taking cuttings or seeds after the farmer has himself taken all he needs to ex- tend his own plantation. But up to the present the department has never j taken advantage of this clause in j single case. A cutting consists To Hotel Men, Boarding-house Keepers, Dealers and Others: Important AUCTION SALE At the Lethbridge Steam Laundry Company's Old Building, on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19th., 1909 at 10 a.m. FRANK G WADDINGTON Instructed by tbe Owner to remove for convenience of sale and Sell by Public Auction as aboxre...a large quantity' of NI and Other Effects, comprising about 50 BEDS, SPRINGS AND MATTRESSES, Dressers and Stands, Toilet Sets, Two Cash Registers, Telephones and a quantity of BAR FIXTURES AND Pumps Sideboards, Dining and Other bles, Linoleums, Carpets, Crockery, Awnings, Screen Windows, Screen Doors, Kitchen "Utensils and a quantity of articles too numerous to men- tion. Goods on view, Monday, Oct. 18th, from 10 till 4. No reserve upon any article. Terms cash. Auctioneer's Office Crabb Phone 261 ;