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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Monday, Odober 21, TTTl-i. DAILY HRRAtl> WHEAT Manchuria Barley Western Rye Grass Six Rowed Seed Potatoes Page 15 Program for Tuesday's Congress (Morning and Afternoon) I'rosuytcrliui lo 11.00 a. Agricultural Forestry, hi tho Haptlstl in., 3.00 to -I.oo p.m. to 5.00 p.m. I crops and Unrolling, In .Methodist Agricultural Colleges and Kxpcrl-j to 11.00 2.00 to 1.00 inont stiitloiin, In thu Kaptlut church, j p.m. I Livestock and Dairying, In Method- Agricultural Knglneorlug, In tho basement Presbyterian to C.OO p.m. Farm Management, in luiomunt of PreHbytermn a.m. to We make a specialty of Marquis Wheat and are the Pioneer Growers of this variety in Saskat- chewan, having grown and shipped the first car load -fiver put on the track. The wheat we offer is grown from hand pick- ed sfsed on clay loam fallow and is free from frost, and noxious weed seeds. Guarantee! 09 Per Cent PURE SEED See us at District Exhibit Building next to the Indian Head Exhibit, when we will be glad to have you inspect samples of our products. 1.00 jun. Scientific Research, In basement, of a.m. to 1.00 p.m.; 4.00 lo tl.QO p.m. Soils, Tillage find .Machinery in tho -Majestic to IL'.OO a.m.; 1.30 lo 4.00 p.m. Agricultural PJdueation, in the Ma- jestic to 6.00 p.m. (Evening) Xautieal comic opera under ana pices of Hoard of Majestic Theatre, S o'clock. Reception to International Dele- gates :it the auditorium a.t S.30 o'clock. All delegates and citizens are urged to attend and the distinguished guests of the Congress on this occa- sion. At the close of tho formal re- ception a complimentary entertain- ment 'will 'be given to the international Delegates. Fourteen Mem- bers of the Police Force Quit (Continued from fron; page) "If I'm to ho Chief of 1'oMce, 1 in- tend to be Chief of Police. If I were to allow the men to dictate who s-hall imd who shall not. promoted, or hired or dismissed, my job would not be'worth keeping. The jiullce commit- tee gave mo full control, and I think they will back me up now." The Mayor's Statement "Tonight I am notified that every j policeman employed by the city of Lethbridge, will hand in his uniform and (juit the city's service. ATTRACTING THE MOWED CONCERNS BIG COMPANIES NOT DOING MUCH IN ALBERTA ARE NOW COMING FOR BUSINESS willing to accept tins, tt'o request every good citizen to aid us in keep- ing order, as., after advising with Mr. Davis, chi-st constable, we feel that public sympathy will not bo with them and t'liat we can handle the situation, j that our guests may not be alarm- As an almost direct result of the Dry-Fanning Congress and the exhi- bits which IIAVC been made here, Sou- thern Alberta is to receive far more attention in.the future than formerly from the' Xnllonal Trust Co., one of Hie strongest financial concerns of Canada, and which was formerly headed by lion. W. T. White, now Do- Wo. are minion finance- minister. Last night'General Manager W. E. Uundle, of Toronto, accompanied !sy two inspectors -from Manitoba and two from -Saskatchewan reached Lethbridge on-tlie special train from Saskatchewan, and- were joined here by Manager At K.- Scrasc and Inspec- ed at this action or the police, grow- tor Hall from-Edmonton. They will Ing out of some troubles with the ex- spend the week here sizing up South- chief." crn Alberta and. .the congress. Public Opinion j The National Trust Co. have many There is a great deal of feeling ani-iinilliOMS out in loans througiwut iiiu ong the men-on the streets over -the J west but have not-been operating in Southern Alberta extensively. It is their intention -to branch out more j extensively .The eyes of thu of- j ficials of have been op- ened by tiie marvellous crops which have been grown, m the south this Won on its Merits in Stiff. Competition from front For Mr. Holmes' bushel of wheart, entered -in the sweep-slakes event, op an to the world, had captured the first prize in competition with two hun- dred of the best farmers in the North continent. He had establish- ed himself us tho premier wheat farm- er of the world. He had won the jrize which has attracted the most at- tention of .any event in the grand ex- position In connection with the con- gress. No [wonder his face was wreathed in smiles when flic Herald man found Lim In company with Mr. Harris, in charge of the Raymond, exhibit, and some ctlier or his Raymond friends, who to tell tho truth, just as as Mr. Holmes himself. Immediately he heard of the honor which hii'd come to hiia thrmi-s'h thej judges' decision, lie telephoned the i against very line wheat at the local agricultural exhibition, he brought his precious bushel to Leth- bnldge .and entered it against the prod- ucts of his: rivals. That is the story of the triumph of Henry Holmes from the time his wheat was cut. A Scientific Farmer. But .the story really dates back fur- ther than that. Jt is simply another; story of success in Soutliein Alberta by a man who wiso enough to study scientific fanning. Mr. Holmes is a scientific farmer; He believes in farming on business was with lhis_idea in mind that h, principles, and for that reason he fol- lows scientiiic methods, believing jthe running. "Where did I get the Well, farmers of Southern Alberta to farm more Intelligently. The Winning Grain With scientific farmhig as j? motto, Mr. Holmes lust year summer fallowed as be always does, a part cf his half section farm on section three miles north west of Raymond. In one forty acre field, he sowed .Marquis wheat on April 16th. bst. On 2-2, th-e fie-ld was cut. Mr. Holmes stooUcd the crop, and at that time he thought! it was a pretty fair sample of His neighbors thought so too, and ed him to exhibit at the congress. It for- ;ol his breakfast one morning to savo good color ito put him1 -In they pay. Brought up on hjs father's farm, ho followed farming for many He owned a: farm of his own in I'tnh, when I saw the triumph Marquis wheat bad gained at New York last winter Svhero -the pioneers hail to dry farm'1 decided that I would try some this or not farm at all. Thtm Jin imit f u bushel from a Magra.th "arming business, and for seven got two bushels more from annched out as a railway contractor, Adams of Maclcotl, who lurt won Probably it was here that Mr. Holmes J nt the provln.-lal seed in Calgary earnt the value of business methods bnshelH movu came from a. Win- vhcther in farming or in any other j'lipeg Tins was all sown mrsuit. Jin Hie field. It, was sown gocd and good ntuvs i.o his family, and there was j From railroading, h? wem bntk and I guess that was the reas- joy in one house last night, oven if gardening, again in Utah, and for six Jon i( .the June drouth, and years made a good, business out of'yielded ill bushels to the aero wiiei j action cf the force. Some contend (hat they look the right action, that the chief had no right 10 bring In out- siders to take away the bread from the mouths local men. Others say that the chief was quite right, that if his men were not 'working in accord with him, either they had to go or the fcrce wculd never be reorganized on a proper basis.. The men who would work in accord with the rest of the force were to be given every oppor- tunity to crake good, and if the weed- ing-out process eliminated a few, it was to be for the good of as a whole. Liable to'Arrest-' The outstanding feature of the wJide affa-lr is that the1 men followed an entirely illegal course in 'walking out, thus deserting their posts just when they were most wanted. The oath which they take when joining the force distinctly states that their ap- pointment will terminate when notice is given. The men are, therefore, lia- ble to prosecution for of con- tract, and a heavy penalty inflicted. None of the men who quit the force will receive an honorable discharge. Three Are Sorry Three of the members have already applied for reinstatement. Whether j or not tins will be done will rest en-; tiroly with the chief. In the mean-! time twelve men are coming from Gal. gary. Chief Cuddy was In (he city when the men went out. and imme-j diaieiy wireti to Calgary for men, who; will farm the nucleus of a new force, j The Calgary chief himself, while not j in regular uniform, has 'been some patrolling help out his old j friend. Chief Davis. Chief of Edmonton, has also offered to send i men, if necessary. The Mounted Po- lice, .through the kindness of Supt. Wilson, have also given patrolmen, that the oity has never been for more than an hour without a police force. The men affected are talking of inking action against the nlty. It hardly likely, however, that they will do HO, us prosecution by the city a- waits them it' they bring suit, H is staled also on good legal authority that they have absolutely no case ag- aiiist the city. year and hy what is being done at the congress this week. They have had no proper idea before what the south was capable of doing, and they speak enthusiastically of their dis- coveries along that line. Another company which is also be- coming more interested in the south as a result of the congress is tile. Canada Permanent Toronto.-Their general manager from Winnipeg, U. S. Hudson, reached the city yester- day and will also spend the week here looking into conditions. NINE MONTHS FOR SUFFRAGETTE Oxford, Bug.; Oct. Oraggs, J a. .Militant suffragette was to-day sen-) tsnccd to nine months at hard labor at the Assizes on the. charge tempting to set fire to the rc-.jldence.of Lewis V. Harcout't, secretary of stele for tlio Colonies. Miss Oraggs, who a. daughter of Sir Joh-n Graggs, was discovered by a watchman, with another woman in the grounds of Nunsham, Park. When searched she way found to be carrying THE Queen's Hotel ROYAL VIEW S miles north of All modern conveniences Private dining rooms Mealt a la Carte can be for private dancea Everything First Class Special Sunday Dinner from 5.30 to 7.30 p.m. R. C. F1TZSIMMONS, PROP. PHONE 1624 quantity of and spirits. inflammable material MEET IN LETHBRIDGE The Alberta Pharmaceutical asto- clatlon at a meeting held ,in Calgary last week decided to Hold their next meeting in L-sthbridge. TONIGHT'S PROGRAM 'Carditon Choral Society. for mult voices, ''Men of the North." Announcement of committees (each state delegation must hand to the sec- retary tht name of a member for the following .committees: .Credentials, Nominations and Resolutions.) S. Dennis, assistant the president of the Canadian. Pacific Railway, Calgary, Alta, Ing, Lauro Vtadas, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Fomento, Mexico. Dry-Farming in Leslie' C. NeWman, Director of Agriculture, Mysore State, India. Oklahoma's Interest In the Dry- Farming G. T. Bry- an, President, pklahoma of1 Agriculture, Stillwater. O. Lively, Chief of Live stock Department, Panama-pacific In- ternational Exposition, Portland, Ore- gon. To promo'te the mutual interests of wireless telegraph operators and their employers iui International operators' union has been organized. "It Kills the PATENTED PROCESS 0. K'd. by the Farmers iho head of the family not bo there to take his parL One bright morning, back in the last days of August, Henry Holmes eating liis breakfast when tho sky suddenly became over-cast with clouds. His dr.'ifgMfir doming in from the out- Kid o informed tho family that it was raining. The morning meal of the 3912 champion wheat grower went, un- linishcd for that day. His hot break- fast was loft untouched, -.while Air. Holmes hurried, to his wheat field, chose three of the bcyt stoolts to be found, ami covered them up. Ho had that Knmely off! pull In sight then. Thought Chances All Gone. The were saved In the best farming on a small scale. In he joined (be trek to South' oru Alberta, where be had heard there was good land and cheap, and whore so many other Utah settlers had nmrte P'03 of food homes for themselves. Me cainnj to Alberta, bought some cattle, mnched in a small way for a, short and tiien took up farming. Back in somo dry farming lit- erature found its way into hf-.i hands. He became a dry farmer ____ ______ Although Mv- Jig in an Irrigated section, he believed a11 therc to :hat dry farming was the hasi principle] for groin growing, and in spits of the protests of his neighbors, lie Biuck to run through.the threshing machine. Got Seed From Whseler "After I had received my first sam f got another bushd i Sea gar Wheeler, last year's chain When my crop was'threshed lasi I compr.red mine with Wheel- er's sample, and it dawned on me that If his a wcrld'w prize mine ought to give uie other competitors a fail run for the money, and that is about condition. They were carefully threshed prepared, aud a bushel cf the carefully stored away fo tho big A few days ago Sir. rond the Herald account of (h-a stating that there would ho "Wall, ft' entries for tho big prize. it's all up with mo1 he'eafd -himself, thinking his chan- ces had gouo Hgliinmci'ing, Hut bad hiii purpose in view, ho bud hcpti .told thai his wheat could lot befjbftiiteii, ho had won tlrst prlxo his guns, and has kepc tiie command- ments of the dry-farmer ever since. He has constantly studied scientific meth- ods, as found in dry fanning. And to' that he is a scientific farmer himself, h-a has sent his oltle-at son, Henry Ulyron, to the Ontario Agricul- tural College, at Gnelph, where next spring bo will graduate after a. two year course. Incidentally it might lie interesting to mention tlmi Air. Holmes himself attended rhc two works' short, .orm .school for farm ova was i It. is another triumph for Hnyinoml, leld in Lcthbrldgn two ynara ago last jfor Alberta, nnd for the -whoM Mnmhi' winter for