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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKT1IBKTDGK DAILY J( Kit ALT) HIS DISTRICT IS PROUD OF HIM W. J. GLASS OF'MACLEOD RANKS AS ONE OF WEST- ER CANADA'S BRAINIEST FARMERS Greatest number of of winter wheat per bushels, threshed off 14 acre plot in 1911. v Greatest number of bushels of spring wheat per bushels, threshed off 50 acre plot. Average number of bushels of winter wheat per acre for past five years, 341'., bushels. Average number-of bushels of spring wheat for past five 28 bushels. JIM-C; book time for to Wusiuru three successful exhibitors of wheat. .Mr. (Ilasa IUIK- wercd promptly. AS yet particulars uro noi to hand regai-dlug .winners of lii-si ami third awards and their placeis in the urmy of W. J. filass migrated with hie family from Ontario to Alta., when a lad of six years. Thin was in In they I railed io the old town silo of Kort MacleoU and in this district imnHy have lived ever At iirsit n was decided to go in for dairying. Ai'ier ten years are fanners, mul hon- way lie always lias farmers. (Jenerally ihe bonanza farmer is considered as the man who threshed three or four good crops off Ilia largo farm, pays for Uie land considers himself rich. And he is rich if it happens in he Sunny Alberta land which hu owns. But there are other bonanza farnu who arc real farms arc veritably gold mines, and they are made so by the untiring work oi' their ov.'ners. One of these .1. Gluss oC whose records appear above. "Mr. Class is one of the farmers South- ern Alberta is proud of. He has help- ed to bring fame to Southern Alberia as a wjieut country, and incidentally lias made himself independently rich, by his Air. Glass owns SOU acres ol" land Hear Maeleod, thirty miles west of Lethbridge. In the five years in which he has been carrying on tunn- ing as his only vocation he lias made a distinct success of his operations. which aids him in choosin- sowing, and many other matters which make fanr.iiii success or a. lailmx-. jlo i horses in his fannJiig. believing in doing only what work can be done riglu, so that tho beei rurinlts may by obtained. The success of .Mr. has enabled liim io hold his grain for seed pur- poses, and great In Hie father, John If. dairy was abandoned. The mother still lives with her son, tho presoiii During these Id years .1. V.OIH io school in and In fact never iiitt-ndtd any other cither a After dttuili of .Mr. Glass, swi only ior, J. was oldigeil to give' up schooling. a time hi? tvorltcd with various cattle and horse omlita (ranch between .Medicine Hat and Rocky Mountains, gaining considerable fame ar. a roper, but more especially us a bronchn buster. By iie had tho de- i accumulated it small btnurh of I for Lite product to aim at that would and hiK Iirsi crop in iflOS. i win in .any competition there would He Started Right Kew York Lund Show, in But .7. (Jhiss siarted riulit. This were announced, Thy Advocate wrote j is why he was able to stand (jecon.d I be a great improvement in the finality of the output of the three prairie prov- inces. The iWest needs more mim liko! pipe with f feet l! inches interaal diameter outlet and inlet structures of reinforced concrete. It is 1HQQ FOUL in length and has a head of M2 feet; the latter feet long and 5 (J feet high. From HID East Arrowhead. to Lake McGregor Reservoir the canal includes several minor structures, but the lake itself is of such proportions thai other things may. be neglected varying from one half, to two ami half .miles The shore line is over.-iaOMniles. and the capacity acmfeet Juis lake js named in bonoi'ioE James D. McGregor, the man who-tconcetved the Idea of the Southern Land Company Limited, biazich of the Canadian Pcicific .vlncn has a "future "before- it J his townsite is to be provided with from its own and sewers and gas mains be uut Jn ,u tin earl; date othei HOIV town- sites dot the tract ot the Southern Alberta Land Companj, 1 mited, and the i ulroad will be m opewiloa thiough them 5 ear We are Brokers the exclusive handling of several investments and are in the near future. ;