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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, October rnE LETTTBRTDOB! D-AILY HERALD PORT MANN "CITY OF CERTAINTIES" TERMINUS Sir Donald interviewed Winnipeg on Wednc'silay, declared empliMliimlly and llio Western Ocea-n terminus of llio Canadian crn is to ho J.'orl; jM'ann. As Vice-President of the C. X. R. and owner of practically half of Iho stock in the company. Sir Donald is in n position to know wim! lie is talking about. Also lie is not likely to talk without Avcll his words. have heard much of late on this terminus question, hut this declaration ends all discussion. The 0. X. .11. own not one .foot of water frontage in desire the .False Creek merely as a passenger terminal and to lake caVe of local freight. As a matter of -fact the area, they are asking for is not big enough for anything else. ?foiv, what docs this declaration mean? It means that every bushel of the millions of bushels of prairie wheat the C.N.K. will handle for Panama' shipment, will go onto the ships at Port Mann. It means that flour mills by the dozen will be the point where the grain meets the deep Port Mann. Further, Port Maun is the only spot, in Western C. where manufacturing sites with, deep'water- frontage and trackage may be had free or practic- ally .so. Ask yourself what THAT means. Will manufacturers pay enormous prices for .su'cli sites 011 Burrard Inlet, or will they locate free along Port Mann's GO ft. deep frash "water harbor. ]STot hard to answer, is it? Port Mann has a beady secured industries, for this reason, that, will employ in a Jew yeai-. double the men on Vancouvci's tactoij payioll today And that is only the beginning Ton years Jrom e will sec Port Mann with the gicatesl aggicaation on the Pacfic see it Ihe'mun- ul'acturing centre of the All this concerns YOU. Theio ]s i oming in Port Mann in the next the biggesfm- crease in property values ever seen iu Canada. It can't be otherwise. Canadian Noitheni ofhcials, ait advising their life long personal inciicK to buy all the Port Mann property thoi can handle ly advise yon to do likewise. iy ail V IBB J'l'li I'O UO JJJveWJSC Property values are sure to make great advances. We do not sell any outside property, only the choice stuff in the heart of the CANADIAN NORTHERN TOWNSITE. We own or control the major portion. For full information write to PACIFIC PROPERTIES, LTD., JKSSs Vancouver, B. C AMUNDSEN SON CLARESHOLM, ALBERTA Choice ated Farms For S One-half section two miles from Coaldale" All under cultivation, 50 acres in Alfalfa. Suit- able for dairy farm. One-quarter section six miles east of Leth- bridge, all in 'timothy. Produces 300 tons an- nually. Adjoins the C. P. R. Demonstration Farm between Coaldale and Lethbridge. Both Parcels are all Irrigabl Some Thoughts of Agricultural Education (Continued from opposite Head of the Congress will fit directly for lire's work. Citj children must gain skill and know ledge for industrial effort, and the children destined for the farm must j have in their schools a broad training that will give them nutters tantlng of the scieutfic princ-iples as well as skill and enthusiasm for the work iteelf. {3} This vocational training, or work, is needed for the child's own in- tellectual and moral development, and must be included in all primary schools on that account alone. Our forefathers n their struggles toward civilization md for ages to work with their unaided j lands, and this period must be repeat- ed in the life of every child. Nation- wide results cannot be achieved by mere devices such as demonstration plots, prize contests, propaganda leaf- lets, all of which are good, but not suf- ficient to modify profoundly the mind of one-half of our whole population, i (4) Teachers consciously prepared for this new work by years of special e For Full information Apply to (.ruining are our most urgent present need. (o) To set the standards, develop proper methods of instruction and equip the first teachers in large num- bers for tliis new work, a central nor- mal school fbould be developed by the joint effort of manufacturers, bankers, g (railroad men and oilier citizens 'inter- ested in either the cultural, or practi- cal aspect of work us part of the school curriculum. As these are realized we shall have the education of the whole child Training for work emphasize the civic consciousness by making every citizen feel that ho lias his useful part to do. On the farms there will be less I Harvest "The Digestibility 1 of Various Utah "Dry Farm and "Irrigation.1' His great book "Dry-Farming" has been wcclalni- J ed In America and Europe. j Along with his scientific woik Dr j Wldtsoe has maintained a eon tilt j religious enthusiasm and hay added j notably to the' literature of Morinou- ism. Among his principal works ire I "A Concordance to the Book ot trine and Covenants." and "Joseph Smith, the Scientist." Ills great contribution to Uiah.ed-. ucalion has been his firm stand In i j favor of agriculture and industrial training, lie believes in the past only as the pr.-3t may help tbo present, in its fight for human happiness. His influence has built very strongly a new education for Utah. Chairman of Crops and Breeding Section PEN PICTURE OF DR. WIDSTOE, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNAT- IONAL; DRY-FARMING CON- "GRESS Mr. John A. Wldetoe, president of the International Dry-Farming Con- was horn in Norway in 1873, j coming to Amor-leu in 1883. His higher education was begun at tbo Brigimm Young College, from which institution ho went to Harvard University, re- ceiving from the latter instittitio'n -the degree of Bachelor of Science. He later studied in the Univer AN EXPERT ON FARM MANAGEMENT D Owner Phone 810 Rural Address Coaldale, Alta A car at the service of anyone who would like to see these farms soil robbery and in our factories a ra- pid development to finality production. The .skill and forethought implied in this will lead to broader national cul- ture. As-the standards of manufacture and agriculture riisfi wo shell rely upon our national wealth, for, by sell- ing our labor instead, we can conserve for future generations our soil fer- tility. Agriculture has been a process of mining. We need the new education so that the -farm may become a work- shop, furnishing a field for skilled la- management, and the pruiuubic tiiiipiuyiuuui of capital. Cioitlngcn, receiving of frnm that iusti- tution the degree of Doctor of Phil- osophy. lie continued his education- al work hy study In the Polytechnic' W. Working, of the committee on Farm the Expert in the otnce Management, liureau of' Plant; States Department of Agriculture. He is in charge of Farm Management Investigations ami Field Studies ami' Demonstrations: in Color- ado, Utah, and 'jle-gra'flnat- cd from Kansas State -Agricultural col- lege in 1SSS and received iris .'.Master of Arty degree from'tbo University of Weaver In 1M7. lie was editor of Prof. Alfred Atkinson, chairman of the suction of Crops and Breeding, was raised on a farm in Ontario, and his early education was in the public' and high schools. In the fall of 1893 he -entered the Ontario Agricultural College and at the completion of hi the Colorado Farmer from J889 to 1S91, j Jll'mor yoar Wil15 elected assistant secretary ot: the Colorado State -Board asronomifil at the Iowa State College or Agriculture and Agricultural College al Aines- Hc remained on the Faculty from lo 1807 Superintendent ofjof that-institution for two years, and Extension of West VIr-! tliat tfmc completed bis work School of Switzerland at Zurich, and Uinta from 1907 to 1911 and 1 GOLD ON AN ISLAND Haileybury, October very in several of the most advanced lab- oratories of Europe. Tills broad and purposeful educa- tional experience has been put to con- centrated use iu Utah-. For 10 years professor of chemistry at the Utah Agricultural College, President Wldt- so'b 'began his series of agricultural iack bone of much of the agricultural awakening the State has been and s still_undergoins. As Director ot the u'uiii EApeiiuiomai station tor 10 years, Dr. directed the re- search of the staff along lines of specia.1 adaptability to Utah condit- ions. It was at this time that his has held his present position sines May 1, 1911. Ho is chairman for tlto present year of the committee on In- stitute Lecturers of I he Americn-.! As- sociation of Institute Work- ers. and a member of Iho American Academy of Political and Social luid got bis degree in June 1904. He went immediately to the Montana State College and since .that lime lias been Professor of Agronomy there. Last year he was absent, from the col- lego spending the year in Cornell tin- iveraitv and getting bis Master's tie- gree' in the spring of L9I-. For the Science, American Breeders' he iitlon. Tht? American Farm I of the Hoard of Governors of menl Association', and The Dry-Farming Congress and was Geographic Society; also of :Js'atJonal Education Association and Colorado CHAMPION BABIES IN NEW BRUNSWICK Fredericton, 'N. B., Oct. owit investigations led him Into the' babies were born yesterday, one In in 1910. In be was first of the organisation. His KlJPC.Inl "F wfll-U being judge of cereals at the NTew .Yorl! Laud Show in the fall of 1812. THE AGING PROGRESS. 1 remarkable gold samples are being ex- realm of. Irrigation mid dry-farming York Co., N. B., which weighed ift t-2 Ihibitod here from a discovery made) science to both of which he by a French-Canadian syndicate of baa contributed extensively. Among Montreal. The discovery was made on i the publications of President Wtdtaoc an .Island in N'lgbt, Hawk Luke, where "The Nature of "The assessment Is (louo, Value anu the Right. Time to (Bcuton Transcript.) you've setin papa. Did lie ,and another iu New Yorlt which jsay anytbiiis about, your being .too weighed 13 1-2 ounces. The latter la young? the champion lightweight baby In ;hf! history of medical cording to doctors but he said when 1 once began to pay your bills I would nipldly enough, ;