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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER The Town of Homes Schools and Churches In the Heart of the ..Hard Wheat Belt.. When Writing Your Order don't Jail io Include some of our tea and coffa in it. (or II (here is anything in which this store- excels it 13 in leas and coffees. You c.in pay mcro for tea and coCfce.-than wo charge but can't get bolter at aoy price. A Point in oar favor IS that we are al- ways in good fcnaor. Perhaps that is we bare so many good 'thlegs around us. _DO TOU EAT FAST? u fiet as you like. We have a full rtocfs of groceries for all piealcs, dally meals, and nip- ping. Groceries and Provisions sold for cash on close margin vv31 reduce your Kving expenses; Give us a trial order and be convinced. W. S. KEEJLEY PHONE 163 CLARESHOLM Claresholm School Of Agriculture Splendidly Equipped Institution n tha government of the Inro tf Alberta decided (hat -j. system o'. tieccntrallied school of agriculture waj retire advantageous to a growins than a ceitnillzed institution they made no mistake. And when the government selected Claresholm as the seat of one of its agricultural WELL SUPPLIED WITH CHURCHES schools It was equally wise, for, if the province were toured from end to end, no better place could be found. Claresbolm is Justly proud of her School -of Agriculture, and everybody j is a booster for- It. This year elaborate (plans have been made for the next (session which opens October 29, on [which date the school will enter oa Its seventh school year. Arrangements i are now being inade for the opening reception and-dance, which Is one of the outstanding social events of the year -in Ciaresholm. The School of Agriculture stands on a beautifully situated tract of 320 acres lying on the south edge of the: town. The land is as level as a table and the soil Is excellently adopted to agriculture, being a dark rich loam. Plant lite thrives abundantly furnish- ing a concrele example of what tbe soil of Sunny Southern Alberta will do under favorable conditions. The buildings, a half score in num- ber.-ara frame; but they are fully modern and strongly built The color scheme of light yellow, stucco and red, is pleasing, there being a proper contrast of colors between the houses and barn. All this fits in admirably with the expanse of yellow- stubble, wf undulating plalu and the rolling foot- The chsrch has always bwri o determining factor in the at- fairs of men. A town of church- es is usually a good town In t which to live and rear a family. Claresholm Is well-supplied 4> with churches and church biilld- Ings. The spiritual and moral 4- atmosphere of Claresholm sound. 'r The denominations ed are Anglican, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran, Catholic and the. Nazarines. A COMPLETE LINE OF Builders' Materials Taker, Sub, Cement, Plaster, SIttngleg and Interior Cheerfully Given. A Sale Place to Trade Crown Lumber Co., Ltd. 0. D. WALKER -Manacer _ i CLAKSHOLM ALBERTA hills, outposts of'the giant mountain range, still farther west. In connection the schools the provincial department of agriculture is conducting an experiment Elation under the Mr. Hooper, principal of the- Institution. Numer- Our A. McKINNEY SON CALL AND SEE Fall Lines in Men's Suits, Overcoats, Mackinaws and Underwear The Latest Thing in Ladies' Georgette, Voile, ud Crepe De Chine V We Hive Abo a Few ladies'Sample CMts. A Complete Stock of Boob uri for Men, Women and Children. .These hdrie the Hart Shoes for Men, the Frank Slater for Womea. Oar Stock of Dry Goods is AKnjrs A Large Range of Dress Goods, oelettes, etc. IN THE GROCERY DEPARTMENT WE KEEP ONLY THE BEST. NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS. A. McKINNEY SON CLARE8HOLM, ALBERTA Claresholm Is one of the lew towns In Alberta having a Child Welfare station. In this it I: to be congratulat- ed along with-Wainwrlght, Settler, Medicine Hat, High Hlver. and Grande Prairie, which maintain like inetitu-. tlons. Miss Olive Matthews, a nurse of: long experience In Great Britain, U. 3.: and Canada, anfl an eipek In'welfare! is In charge of the local station.. Miss Matthews also inspects 35 public ous experiments of invaluable worth schools twice yearly under authority to the farming interests of the the Provincial Department of cultural zone served by the school arc I Health, reporting on the physical con- carried on. It is gratifying, to see the j growing interest in this branch of the system on the part of the" farmers. Confroned continually- with problems affecting their best interests, Hie farm- ers ore turning to the well-scattered Information bureaus for advice. This is gfaay given and the information offered is always 'pecnliarly valuable because it .deals with conditions as they exist In the farmer's particular district The province is divined into Six geographical division's..; of which the six agricultural schools are 'cen- tres. Thus, the ditiuu of the children. She stated in an interview that U was astonishing the amount of iongtiiiis and adenoids defective eyseslght and malnutrition among the school'Chndreri. -r. Miss Matthews her official car, very generously supplied by the Argyle and Clear LakeiiSchool dis-" tricts. MARK FISHER u The People's Store" CLARESHOLM, ALBERTA YOU WILL BE HAPPY AT THE WILTON HOTEL CLARESHOLM Excellent Accommodation Rooms 75c arid All you can eat at our Dining Room A well equipped Pool Room where you cari pass a pleasant hour, Tobacco and Cigars Barber Shop at Your Call G. W. CUMMINS MANAGER The other part Df her duties, the wort, at the Clarcshplm Child Wel-j fare Station, gives her" much pleasure, she Ears. She Is on hand at any tlmej to give help and advice to, mothers, to! lecture to the mothers, and to givo' been Claresholm Meat Market PHONE 11 local conditions. Splendid .fart Plots The CJaresholm station'. Was carrying on exparimenta for eight-years. The faruvin consequence, ;is highly developed and is producing some splendid test plots. All the var- ietlea of grain, grasses, legumes, j fruits and ornamental shrubbery and frees adapted to the western country, are to he found on the farm. Forty acres are devoted entirely, to these experiment plots which nfe one one- hundredth and one-fiftieth of'an acre In size. Dates and depth of soils, rotation of crops, and many other vital subjects, are studied and tabulated, later to be written into government of priceless value, hut far too seldom read. Of particular Interest are the experi- ments on the Claresfiolm farm In al- falfa, sweet clover, rye grass and brome grass. All these varieties of hay have done well, and, of_ course, wholly without artificial watering. It has been found, according to Mr. Hooper, that i alfalfa on dry land does best when i planted In rows !hres fast apart. A 'healthy, luxurious growth Is obtained. Alfalfa cut twice tbIs.' year was still (Continued on Page Seven.) Dealers in Fresh and Cured Meats Live Stock D. A. ANDERSON, Prop. CLARESHOLM ALBERTA Kach Saturday the station is open nil flay. Mothers may bring their' babies to Jliss Matthew-is, who will? weigh, measure and examine the child, and if there are any defects, revealed she will atlvlso the mothers'. To uso her words: "It Is piir'chief business to keep the well child. well." Miss Matthews slates that she 'is seriously handicapped by reason of'there being no hospital In Claresholm, 'but not- withstanding the drawback some prp- Vanhorn Stebbins, Limited sress made. The welfare station was equipped and Is maintained by the town. The province pays iho salary of Ilia nurse. "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" MCLAUGHLIN CARS, TRAFFIC TRUCKS RUMELY AND TWIN CITY TRACTORS AND SEPAPArrrtoc Gasoline, Oils, Accessories and Tires PHONE 3 CLARESHOLM Facts About Claresholm R. E. Mof f att CLARESHOLM Insurance of Every Description Farm Loans OPPOSITE WILTON HOTEL Claresholm Is a growing town nest- led at the feet of the foothills of the i Hockles. j Clarcsholni Is a town of fine schools and churches, pleasant homes and happy people, Clareshnlm has many substantial modern business and room for more. Clareshotm has a progressive civic government, n municipally-owned wat- er and light plant and natural gas service. Claresholm has a firjl class cream- Dry doing a profitable business. j Claresholm has unexecelled railway i trains dally, north and south. i Claresholm has an elevator capacity of bushels. I Claresholm Is in'the heart s'nf the hard wheat belt and raised nearly bushnls thin year. Claresholm has never known a total crop failure. i Claresholm Is a nchnol and college town, her people are- progres- sive and cultured. Clarcsholm has first-class garages. Clarosholm has a weekly newspaper. Clarcsholm Is a leader In sports and athletics. OlarcshoTm has room for many home-scokers and will give them a hearty. Clarcsholm Is a town the travelling men like to reach when night over-: takes them. "You're safe In is' sounded along tho line, and genial. friend Dicltmelcr of Iho Queen's hoteli does the rest. He greets the boys with; j.i welcoming grin, a comfortable bed-] (room and a tasty, home-coolied supper.! And that's the only cafe and sano' way to greet 'em. And those bedrooms! Steam heat, hot and cold water. (Get me, running water) in every room, and n soft, cozy short, all the comforts of homo minus the "yours Wife. Then Dlckmeler Is building an ad- ditional twenty-four bedrooms, fully modern, to be ready by December. Tho Wilton flotel Is also a popular house. Centrally located, warm and pleasant, It fs doing a fine business and growing steadily. The Travellers' Inn, spotless and homelike, completes the trio of holds that mafccs Claresholm faraout. And, remember, readers: "A town Is Judged by the hotels U keeps." MOUNTAINS OVERLOOK PROGRESSIVE TOWN WITH ATTRACTIVE HOMES A town of attractive homes, schools and churches, In ths very heart of famous wheat belt of Southern Alberta. At its tack, the lilac colored foothills of the Rockies, north end south wheat fields, east, the rising sun, sym- bolic of the town which Is merg- ing hopefully Into the status of young cityhood, strong, resolute, clean. Such a town Is Clareiholm, OPENING OF THE Claresholm School of Agriculture COURSES FREE: OCTOBER 29.1920 FOR practical course in FOR practical course in Agriculture. Household Science. Excellent accommodation can be had with respectable families in town. A.E.MYERS SUPT. OF SCHOOLS AND FAIRS, DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE, EDMONTON 'FOR FURTHER INFORMATION., APPLY r'.'OR J. C. HOOPER PRINCIPAL, SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE, CLARESHOLM QUEEN'S HOTEL J. D. DICKMEIER Proprietor CLARESHOLM, ALBERTA STEAM AND COLD RUNNING WATER IN EVERY R001W. FIRST CLASS DINING ROOM LARGE SAMPLE ROOM About December 1st we will have an additional 24 bedrooms furnished with new fur- nishings, steam heat and hot and cold running ;