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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page. 2fi TTU; 'E DAILY Cloudily. OHobcr FARMING IN ALBERTA AT 'THE BEGINNING Tims errant ways seldom, entirely extinct and ran oilly he IT-1 Jiiin jut slmiylti very long. n- meandered1 tlie plowing tool; Oil mllt'l) bt'lllji produced 'at stampedes ;tml suvh. In .haphazard several, Uiffemij waypibor WJIJIHOIIK, hay rarlis. loaded and :tt ouee. Then tint plowman turned j unloaded. In plows and harrows ami i the u-ain loose or tied them np and 1 in all lonnn.amt ol all sorts anil sizes, tunted over the wandering sods him- the imwi imeoint'ortable IUMHK a stam- pede wheii the driver is Inside an em- MEDICINE HA T iuw, tiis deep the-'jiily follow Hi.- plo nd crop, heavy leg d proceeded to travel around np die and piek up j, the pieces, i. e.. those which he amid II nd. that the. .wily'j DA doiibi. but s.ill some of the would-i dli-v iljul Illllkill-'i l'ro'1' I ;t k" iJV'K'" i Tims experience causes progress, i ue anvtlmij: of the eurr U ilhe Aiiedes be farmers had been well trained in js 1U1V, lhl. that j tliuiijilit'lu- Imd i-nousli "of hard work' other countries and yet here: wag in witl, and whenhe luuK liiirrbWil In j u tu IliresliHiK mat me. .wuy they helved necessary weapons ami I ,lu. Ull, 0' arid srruu-lu-d -the ttie 't-ayuse 'sot1 his iluco Jur there lie wns'[ hue! to make the ni sm-h as- were w.iy> ;iiu, ,e( run tjlia si cuUivated .tieia. Lung ai mir mercy. This' itniy be wondered available or Uiose Ihey made them-, is UK-'i lines were whWnsinj; these j nt. mirilien (I'WJIK I.ecanse tl: selves mi Hi.' itnmiid: mid it suys (t.ollllll-v fill. ,iiey Jumped consider.: no ihreshiiiK mat-bines much for soil Ihat fiirmi-ijr us- ually yielded iilllioujjh ilie cow- man wished to make it appear other- wise and had fill id is region marked npon the Canadian as rani-hing laud in order to push into ihe Gum- dian youth, iheu tit school, that this was ;he Canadian desert mid only (it for H M doubtful if ibis nil ytM been erased from the jieo.Kraphirs and >'iiM from imaginations ot rt'iiderfeei of the and a poiiproti of il si it I Iluvoi tlie palaH's- of more ivcenr arm thai were reared under oilier foutfit to nifrke the htntl win-r..- it belu for, wlu'ii plowtMi in spring, it h i i ;i knack 'of liiowinii into (hiit air am] the seeil sown ofu-n di.-appt i ed mysteriously and had tu he put in iisain. (t never ocfurred iu an; niie to jilow in the i" II and let moisture, sphered in tin1 winlei'j held the land down in the spring, did inn to any nil much later and iheu il arrived by acciiiem. Tlie only crop sown lit very early days wjts and because ;hoy could "lit.1 .fed IK horses, the. rilling passion .and Ypt ftich life unbeliever., that I I idea In the. liinmui mind., be- even when he rms'-jiilvmiofi umler his set aw habil. pi-Hditied able and wandered about diimpod 'into a round corral and J capabh'-of. (lobd a deal, especially it the bronchos i' the 'baud of horses driven and kept" [ippitrcni. sown, from thf; were iVelinj; round and round the t-urntl un- time.- and gardens ju.-t; harrow lefi lor parts unltnuwn. ihe J'.jn they had Crumpled out ilie oats, naiiy as they juvjbroiu-s lalvinK'io their heels .'and Then the straw wan raked a way and another lot put. in, and as soon u.- plentiful enough the oiiis were pii-k ed up. It was here the outlaws in bund- really did shine for iliey were; nstnlh ullnir, to travel further and t fji-sier than the average horse who i V.UK more level headed: and for oiu-i ihe horf.s could even with tin hiiive that hii.d thrown him and was j on IOP' in ;u any rate for thiu; and .Mr. Outlaw -ot usiuilly more! 'than liis own of the It was! an opponiKiily not to be miss id- .No doubt the could reply, upon hN side, tluit lie could no longer; be aceiwed of use-! h s Luler the threshing machine arrived. I bnt threshini; outs, thai had been cut with a mower, is a Inny breaking tmntsi For when sniln is raked up with horse rake, where sown on h u! there i.- a iirol'uiiioii of and liutd in tlif utnclt which all i Write us now if you wisk to Make Profitable Investments here Tliem e Also T A STEAM PLOW OUTFIT AT WORK ON AN 'ALBERTA FARM by A. E. Smith. the fence in their hurry to from the irksomenes.-: of the ponies out of -ihe separator in fine I dust. And as ihe days of blowers had' not arrived, those who tool; the straw! away from the machine, were more1 dead than alive at the end of the i ins ilie fcvdin? or mock." the-i uiiy'dc-j very if else does not! tusk. A biit-lunn miuoh in a the elul of Ihe- jijiriiiro from this-line was heresy to r erive liiin n lead, tie hates lo IIP Uie is not a pk-nie tor iht- driver, for he' wt're iiiipti to the j and did not ocnir in others, ror firsl to rnke hold. .....j limU very few ihe 'landscape I brh" runilhlK over with fine loam j BMch of1 fhe ihe farmer'did arrive and the outfit! ilbforliel nostrils. ra.-e. which it -.hares with the animals hja way jn aml ajlvUlinif Uml j turns ami roiues his way. On such liml that it is innately conservative ami! looked like a plow turned" over" land occasions the fat-ial study of the vie-; tlie tanner of lo-: oflly special or panimlar people have j perfectly or imperfectly and we uaii: iiins iri and he heaves I sotm that the tlie guild to lead out and ahrmjje: remembVr well going o'ver a piece of i !l o1' relitlf it was over and ma" rlie was useful.! or do differfiitily to ihosej early breaking and turning much of'iltings straJghtcned oitt whether u "olnI11B else WHS tousli andj. jtroiind them. ii5iia1l.v destroy or; sod by hand The sod'would turn tlu- remained on the field or! hani lo kil1- wigh io destroy ihnse who do not j when the' ream would for -i litdc! Jione." imh-tis volens. elsewheroJ ol' Ihede same 1 i aa we do or wish to change Uie cur- while strakht! or the i Huinces to prim-! arft stl11 rarmmjr and some are pre- i rent of affairs and go off at tangents, J woulji-nm in Uie furrow. Imt. alus Uu-! 'tive is point exllllllU Ior I'ry-Parmhig Then the iiiveiuorls kllk-iioff or sonel haH rnni.i.1 ;is EO tlu.-.- onSi'CKft. ami soine of Hiym j-u ie urrow, int ats te s e pon o-- When Ihe inventor Is killni off or gone I wily cayfce had rooted objection like as to wlwiher the-.- are really.! Ilieu we find how velnnhle he and the cowpimctti'r. of Kolllij tile way-j enjoyed or noC but many of our early -nrizfa the most modern i e copimct'r. o Kollij le way- r o ut many o our eary rt lo tlo him The.; pumpkin j'nf olliw'llesll'or comulbli tliiiigs or as are now relatina. arc i for they have the "iullnite HARRIS REAL ESTATE: AGENTS 4 BEGIN BLOC (Near Hudson Bay Store) P.O. Box 646. Phone 1412 capacity for taking "naiiis" which is siiifi td- bi- or iy''JiUhi''to ii', no us on ihV'bjiek we mnsi j do it. for ourselves, ami It is queer to i note linn, more tJnn the Icgittimitc averaye of the early ai-t: -still'> alive and dollfg very: well and H j making: history. But then ilie tioil of the prairie tends not to make! M that inhabitant: hidebound, and the j I faculty or" imitation, inherited from i our Simian ancestors will crop Out and is vpry useful at. rinie-s. The srent Lincoln said 'j yoiinii" man and srow up with the country." -Many of our old timers came west ynd imvc grow a with Hie' country on up in thfMr methoda of farmini; aw changed. A great deal of the most slovenly fanniiig of these days is done by Uie new from who should know I better. We know Uii.s thai it. was j j not ihe old time fannur who ini.nxltU'eii i the worst of the wcods. Iriirmin.n in old days could itor lit- called exactly a profiiable aiinwi-inenL; Mortgage Investments Loans and insurance IM 11. 1 j R'O.Box819: Alia.... NORTH DAKOTA MAN LIKES .THIS COUNTRY jheiliy new and free from disease-holds! 1 urn most, eneoarasjiif: pros pecu-: for liofc raising. Mnrlcy anil alfalfa, primo articles for feeding, ran ho profusely cultivated, and suuiinvr pa Ft n re rau i be produciul by u mixed sow! of bar-" ley, wheat, and oai.s. Sheep lie also in, irresjii'cli'.'e of the value ;u- j Siding, miles ironi Leitl- We have some good corner lots on Street Car Lines. See us and we will show you these. Sure moneymakers. We can show you where we have made money for all our clients handling this class of property. Our CAR is at your disposal and we want you to see the property before buying. Remember Lethbridge has established Industries with monthly pay roll. Railroads will be heading in the next 2 years. We also have Farm Lands ra the vicinity of Lethbridge, and Choice Fruit Lands in the Creston District. cr-pt that it t-yem'-d a natural sort lie hyd a ex- of thin.s: to do for Ihore was nowhere i of thirty vears in farming in! I produce after the K. X. s fim 0, uf P. were .supplied ividi oau. Tiie j rllft of or tin- Funaniii in fhP least on ih, river. Km ItiniU-d, the owner Km i i U' dry-iiirruer ill Alhrrta. y i t v.1 T U' dry-iiirruer ill Alhrrta. J would prohahlv hni'e been told to r.-ike his liii'iu he the .sv.stem i i it. to out ot there am dump it OL double and on acrefi r'Ver lo I io V" wiu'lU .IRO. GeiiiK. reailer, turn ami i li-inplan? Hie results of llic earlv anil or lhe eai-ly who ui nuw only In our Infuncv. Inn n-lnil. wuaj nii'l i it only ar. UKn in 1S 10 ivlml ii i-; now? Is lln-rc room lori "i sunns 11101 lilt- arowler nnd tin.- unbeliever? Coin-' (WliniiuiiiB til inon1 iluin (In1 hitler. viihu UK- IniiKirifince ol' rol.-iring in rroi hy lii'.s (-roi liGd lineri calliuil fail to IK' a success." Ki llic I Irv llic linsl enl. and when l''nnniiiir (or Cloncl'.ssi Hike a I'c'.v inoniflils to A PLOUGHING SCENE ON A FARM NEAR LETHBRIDGE lor Cood KarrninK Couwssl IUI.IIIIIB in Hike a fi-.v iimiiicius to consiilLT liy niachiii.'iy. crop i lias done in llic West In thn i yicliliiiK an! I JyfjffS i most urimitive Ims come of :ln of wlienl to the U 1 ''as eoie I'm inn F Ul htitli] i full nr il, wlmi niiiny anil si-eat lhl-; ir.i have COIIIB in men aiul mnlhoils, of horses fur H. R. H. The Duke of Connaught. Governor-General, in address lunv niiK.-h land has been I'uninl ;o he so'' 'H I'l'd'erahk- to machinery. nt Red Doer, Alta. f-ood ;md iileasani abode Ini- others Un: liiu-s ol' John llah-.v- Dnkol-i is I'anninj: (1, ei Is. Then yive the early 1 I'd. stniKftk-d and for H'oi" In a period o; 10 yiws i A henolit ol' ihe present and future i there would be iucrejv.u' of J races, and who received very Mitlo! per rent, in horsun, wtiiic iv.-o t'-eirJ for tht-ir piling but Ktrtitfjiffd on. The of f-xjicnsivij madiinery would new cornel's June iii-.icticiilly io been Haiti of thryc FIII-- j do Inn pick tlu; ripe bcrric.-? mT would mort; bushes, ready to their and voi for exjieiiKeK iiienrred. i so ol'ie'i llnd more fauli with tin.1 I.aud hero is beiier adapted iry and ihoir loi. ilmn did llic early nmi.sturc limn thnl of Nonii j V plonc-erti who could foresee any hnK'pla. provided, liaiinum t'liiiil-iV cleariiijt lo Hit; and whose tnt- ilre as dim and uncertain as tlie exit Ironi a I'oi; in oltl London. I'l-anlly reiiiarks, Ihat piowin- depth of than four Inches in sorted lo. Ilu lias umiiloyed Uie Cuinn- I I'ei-i Mini mixed running Rhonkl play a far IJI-RCT par! Ihan It dura of Ilie i-onnlry and thai it is only In i-s lievcloi.meul. ,lf Tr, alone is ana is I'or the time hei-.-.1; a necessity In Hi" for ITUIUK'I must hi: obtained, and mixed ivnnini; cannot in! wiMiont e.aiillal; im; aii industry which is dependent on the annual ijnniloynie.-il of tlioir.inndS of casual laborers and takes a way t'n'in continually From Hie soil wiMlonl ever pulliniv aliyihinj; bni-k. is mil based on 'a foilnnation which makes ill any way I'or I look t ixed farmlnp for the flllnr.-i of t'anads. for emtiioyinent to nniiibri-M of It is in c uiih ihe laws of nature I, iviili jom ever incrcaslllR- iililic.-i. should yield u oil a lar.ue scale." ;