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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETinmiDGE DAILY IIEKALD Congress Delegates M Visitors Ma] Have the Daily tald Forwarded, to their home address, postage prepaid, during Congress -Week for 15 cents. Full reports of all meetings 'Will- be published daily. Keep Your Friends at Home Posted HERALD, LETHBRIDGE: Please llnd Bond tho Leth bridge Daily October to UIG following Nd for onu woolt ending addixj.ises: Town Prow or State. I Will Preside Over Important Section Char airman Important Section Prof. R. W. Thatcher, chairinai IT. M. Balner, chairman of tlie sect- boils, Tillage Methods born in Ohio in His-family Machinery, is'agriciilturul Demonstrat- to or lor the Santii Pe' Itaihvnv Svslem yrhei'o he grew up 611 with, headquarters at Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from "the Cib- -The work of life department cove non high school -iu 1S1H; rrora the J territory adjacunt to the Santa. '-V "University of N'ebraska in and e the ruin-fall is limit.eel. Alberta Farmers Have Done Their Province Credit! ('Continued from trout He was made director of that 'exper- iment-station in 1007 an Bust on Record It is without doubt tho most mag- nificent display of Alberta's agricul- tural wealth which lias over been ga- thered together at (me exposition at any time, and is therefore an -epoch- making event in ttu> history of the it -would wjuire book to describe each in detail; that IK not ii'eeessary, for tlie live Boards of Trade of each district have seen to it that men, proud of their district, have been placed in charge of each exhibit and the stranger will find in these a wealth of Information such as can bo obtained only at first luuul North to the Fore Morinvillf1 and St. Albert, north of Edmonton, have not overlooked the opportunity to show what can be done in their -districts. With oats seven feet in height as ti central feature they Itavo grouped about -an artistic dis- play of; grains and grasses which leaves no doubt about the fanning possibilities of the north. Their vege- table display is also very strong, for they remember that Edmonton lust year captured tho swcepsiakes in that event. Their sample of a crop of oats is also another feature o! their exhibit. C. and E. Lines .Other exhibits from north of Cal- ;ary are from Lacombe, Castor. Coro- nation, Olds.and the Central Alberta Development League. All these ex- hibits are comprehensive, and all en- deavor to show tlie adaptability of their various districts to mixed farm- ing. I he Lacbmbe exhibit i.s In charge of L. Bfatty and Win. Tecs, and i.-j repre. sentative of the district which claims leadership in diversified, farming in I Central Alberta. Keenly balanced are its displays of grains, grasses vegetables, while the display of houc hold products is comprehensive. T Lacombe Board of Trade decided car in tho spring to enter the distri competition and their exhibit is keeping with the energy displayed. Castor, east of "Lacomlje, is t 'OOO-pound 'baby of Alberta. It is pi iific in more wuys than one, and win on'e takes a look at the produce whi they have so artistically displayed 01 tlces not wonder that the town h, grown so rapidly. Three years ag Castor waa not even a water tank o the map. Now it is the centre of district which is claiming wide a tent ion on account of its broad, fe tile acres. 13. J. Raymer is in charg One year ago on. the 17th of Sep Coronation, town'site was put, on U market. Today ,the Coronation Boai of Trade has an exhibit at the.grouiid which might well put older distric to shame. Coronation calls itself tl Pride of Alberta, aud it i.s certain th; any district, able to display such pr duce would 'be a matter of prid1. where. Mixed Farming Prominent Olds district has evidently benefite by the establishment tlrere of a go' MAJESTIC THEATRE TONIGHT The Nautical I 17 17 T A VI Comic Opera OlLLLL 1AYLUK Most Gors'eons Array of Talent Ever Seen in Ldhbridgc. Scenery and Electrical Ell'ects, Beautifully Staged, Elegant Costumes. Seventy-live including. a score of lite prettiest girls of our city. PRICKS -151. 00, and 50c; Koxes PATRONIZE LOCAL TALENT. Keats now selling at Kenny Allin's Drug and Hook Store, next Dallas Hotel. d hi 130't tpu adapted eminent demonstration farm, for i U 111 J.JV.J :jldUfiJt. i Chemical Society; A Fellow of the American Association for the Bfieiit of Science; a member of the American .Association for the Promot- ion of Agricultural Science; President of the American Society of Agronoir and Secretary of the Station Section of the Association of Agricultural Col- leges and Experiment Stations, etc. SLEEPER ON EARLY TRAIN The C. P. It. will put a sleeper on the 3.50 a.m. train tomorrow morn- ing for Calgary. The sleeper will be available at 10 o'clock tonight, and ril.v sjbl )md n [he ,-armers of the The work is snmul.u.d by bcEn iu UJon lo three or four personal each bl k fa tract the .row- charge: and in hin lag season by Mr. Bniner >-r 1m as- t. sistants. The work is also c.-irru'd out through mooting. Di-mor stration Trains, timely artides in the local newspapers and Ity rlence. Wonderful results ;iro accomplished by this work. being RECOGNIZED THEIR INDEPEND- ENCE ,SL. Petersburg. Oct. to- tTtivcllcrs to Calgary wishing to go day recognized the Independence of via Macleod, can take their 'berths atf North ilongolia. The cercmonp took Uiat hour if EG-disposed. j place at U-rga. ca-p'Uil of .Mongolia. ELLISON'S "OUR BEST" FLOUR It is poor policy to purchase low grade flour. Only (lour like this tlmt can bo relied on to give nil those delicious qualities to your baking thai makes housekeeping a success aud a joy. Use it once and you will use It for good. START TODAY Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. rMII.I.S AT LETHBRIDGE, RAYMOND AND MAGRATH the Olds district has an able chain plan, if. after visiting their exhibit ii needs to be championed. About a year ago tho Boards o Trade of several of the growing town cf Central .Alberta formed a eoimner organization for the itdvertisin of their districts, calling it the Cen iral Alberta Development Leagut1 Their exhibit is i" charge of the! able secretary, and is probably the most comprehensive of any undertak en outside those of the states am provinces. It is indicative of tho country in which it was produced fot and grasses, vegetables and even fruits all-have their place, and in point of quality the whole exhibit classes with anything on the grounds. Coming a little nearer Lethhridgo, nearer to the home of fhis ysar's Congress, tho different communities have done themselves proud in the ?copr and artistic effects of ilicir ex- hibits. Southern Albsrta hats been j busy threshing for the past six week; but that dill not deter DIG Boards of Trade from suiting busy in a manner which shews the spirit that made the Congress hero this year possible. The Spirit of the Congress An instance of this unquenchable spirit is socn in tho case Champion. Believing that rhey must not allow tbc-ir district to belie its name, E. Paiisou. Gco. A. Miller, M. Clever, the founder of 01-evorville, now Cham- pion, P. Watson and A. Carmieh- ael, started out en the afternoon of October 17th to.gather an exhibit for tho Congress. And they are showing grains ihresbe-d on Saturday after- noon Their spirit is what has made- possible the million bushel crop is harvested in. tho Cham- pier district this Grasses and vcijetahie.s also I1.old an important, part, iu llioi" display which is in every way ;i enrdij to that thriving com- muniiy. From up the same way comes the Carmani'.ny exhibit. CavKiaiigay lays claim to btiixm ono of the finest dry- running districts in the province, ai their displays have come to bo note Prominent In their booth are the ty large cups which the- district has wo at the last two exhibitions of tl Lethbridgc Agricultural Hoard fo sweepstakes In dry-farming dlstrlc exhibits. Their exhibit is especial wide In scope, and UK.VC is no doul that its appearance hero will al greatly in advertising the district. .Taber is here with an extensive e: Mbit in diarso of Mr. Sundal. Clain Ing to ibo a centre of wheat and coa it is rnoet that thv hitter should b shown even though not a dry-farm' product, so an enormous piece of co; has been placed in the booth as guessing ecu test feature. Tho coi js an enormous lump, but the cxhib of agricultural products might be e: pressed in like terms. Taber ha done nobly by the Congress, and the are opportunity to let th world know what they can do i growing grains, grasses and tables. Bow Island, claiming for 1012 th largest crop in the history of the dis Irict. has also a large display of th products of the soil in that comrnui ity, and of course grain is in the lead A. F. AVerts, a former L-eth-lmdge citi 2en, is in charge, and he does not hi tend that any visitor shall leave th grounds without having been tiior oughly convinced that, although ther may be spots in Western Canad; Which are just as good, there are noni better, for he has the goods to prov: it. A miniature gas well drilling ma chine, sitting in the midst of the pro ducts of the farms, is quite significan of the other great resources of BOM Grassy Lake is a purely agricultnra community, ami one can believe it b> looking at their display. It is no large, but it is representative what can bs time in the farming line in the .district. Here again grain to the fore, and their samples of she and sheaf grains is easily the 'be ever brought from tliat district. The South Has Done Nobly No part of Alberta has stood more nobly by Lcth'bridgs in its endcavoi tn bring the Congress home to the people of this province than the south of the city. Time after time Cardstoi Magrath and Raymond have given of their best In this movement, and when last year Arthur Perrcy, premier farm- er of the Cardston district, took Cardston district exhibit to Colorado Springs, and swept the board in all prizes in its class, besides winning innumerable Individual premimuins on liis own behalf, tlie. south came into prominence. Cgrdston Is in Front Again This year they arc here to duplicate. Carflston's exhibit, is in charge of E. X. Barker, although be has been ably Jacked by the Board of Trade, and also 'by Mr. Per rev, who is showing Individual class. For variety of exhibits, tho Cardston display lias ;ever been 'beaten. Not the pro- uncial riiui state exhibits themselves show ;i better variety cf dry- armed products than those in charge if the Cardston old-timer. Almost ivory conceivable variety of grain, or grass which can be grown n Alberta is to be found there, am he winner of the district exhibit pre nium will have to boat Cardston to erne out "it is certainly the est -exhibit which has ever come oui FUTURE SAILINGS Montrcal-Quebcc-Llverpooi Lakt; Manitoba .....Sat. Del 12 Empress of Britain Fri. Oct. IS Empress of Ireland Fri. .Nov. I Lake Caamphiin ..Sat. Nov. 2 Manhybu----Sat. Nov. 0 Empress of Britain Fri. N'ov. :5 Lake Michigan ...Sun. Nov. 2-1 Last calling from St. Ports Excursion Rates NOV. 7th to DEC. 31st Christmas Ships St. John and Liverpool Einprofls of Irolaml Fri. Nov. Ijako, Msniioba ...Sat. Dec. 7 Empress of ttriialn Fri. Doc. 13 Bnrih ResorviUions OJK! Da tat Is from your local iifiont. or write J. S. Carter. General A9tnt 210 Avc, Man. of tlie Cardston said Mr, Barker, and in making that statement he has said somutliliig significant to dry farmers-wlio know the reputation of the Cardston farmers so far as the Dry-Farming Congress is concerned. Mag-rath exhibit, in charge of G, W. Heathernhaw, is another winner, whe- ther or not 1t wins the premier prize. That the whole of Southern Alberta is given over to grain growing is dis- proved by a glance at their exhibit, where vegetables and fruits have a large place. The display is In every way artistic, and reflects credit on the energy of those who pride them- selves on the Garden City of t'i'3 south. Not only the product of the farms is there, but the ladies of the district have seized the opportunity to show what they can do in the way of home products, and that display too is ex- cellent. A Panoramic Exhibit Raymond does not believe in allow- ing the visitors to get away without a clear conception of the many-sided ad- vantages of their district. To this end they have erected a revolving exhibit divided into six parts. In these ccm-j partments will be found such products as flour, home baking, grains and! grasses, sugar and sugar beets, vege tables and confections. The flou mills and the sugar factory are to th fore, and the panoramic view leaves distinctly good impression of th Sugar Town. Win. Harris is In charg cf the exhibit, and with him are large corps of willing workers wh believe In Raymond. Macleod district is again to th fere. Macleod has attended the Drj Farming Congress before, and are no new to the job. In Spokane two years ago they took a score of prizes At Lethbridge this year they are hop ing their district will do 'even bettei Macleod district is known because o Lhe signal honors which have been achieved in the farming world by AV I. Glass, wheat grower. The Macleoi exhibit is distinctly good, and tfill be ivcll up with the leaders in the dis Irict exhibit competition. Mixed farm ng is emphasized, that being one o he mottoes of the Board of Trade which is responsible for the display Pincher Has Won Before Jf Pincher Creek comes last here t is by no means least. Occupying inarter of one whole building, it easily tho most comprehensive exhibit he Pincher Creek Board of Trade has ever gathered together. That inimlt- .ble booster, F. W. Forster is In barge. He has spent days and days his summer gathering an exhibit to- gether which he -believes; will be re- res sat stive of the best in the dis- rict. If better is to 'he found it must ie by means of a vlsii to the Pincher 'reek country. They have entered in oine thirty individual classes besides ringing their district exhibit, so it s plain they have- stood toy the Con- fess. Grains, both sheaf and thresh- (I, arc conspicuous in [he display, 'ineher won -bronze medals in at the World's Fair at Chicago, hey hope to repeat at this Congress, orage crops peculiar to Southern Al- erta are also in evidence. Pincher reek Is recognized as the leading ay centre of the south. To attempt, to describe every exhibit in detail EO that justice might be. done to (he advantages of the districts, be impossible. Suffice to say that Alberta need not be ashamed of Uie thriving agricultural communities which have- made this province known the world over as one of the best on ear tli. British Columbia's Fine Exhibit There is, .perhaps, no handsomer ex- hibit at the grounds than that of the British Columbia government. It is a biiperb arrangement of fruits and soil prcducts, and has only one drawback. It is not, in the main building, where it 'would have been one of the stellar! attractions. It is in the stock build-! "IV and, of course, has i.he ad-! ags- of being all by itself. Tho building has been fixed up in great style, and the exhibit is well designed 10 show the wealth of the Pacific pro- vince so far as agricultural and fruit wealth is conesrued. Of course, there is immense mineral wenlth.-Jiut that is nr-i shown, but th richness in timber] shewn in same huge blocks of tim- ber. Tho display of preserved and canned fruits will make housekeepers' mouths water. Hon. Price Ellison is here, also his capable- deputy, Mr. W. E. Rwt, and with thorn is Mr: Brando th, exhibition commissioner. They are hero to tell all about, it. and I if any one gees aw.iy without know- ing all about. B. C. and its npporlun- itios, it will bo !iis own fault. Tlip minister aud his assistants have in their province, arc not, afraid ami have, the poods hen to (or.vince anyone as to the ntss of their claim. When out at Cfl W ft! D w OPEN FROM 11 A. M. TO 11 P. M. TODAY OPEN FROM 11 A. M TO 11 P. M "The Gun A TREMENDOUS WAR STORY FULL OF DASH AND ACTION Ancient and Modern Harveiting Method) AN APPROPRIATE CONGRESS OFFERING OUR PRICES NEVER CHANGE TOMORROW M C PO n grounds don't fail to look up the B. C. Gladys Ott, Elizabeth Fairfleld, Bessie exhibit. You will miss one of the best Little, Eva Button, J. Glenlster, Zena f you don't. MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDELIO) "Billie Taylor" Tonight Tonight the Of teen juvenile ticket sellers who proved to foe the best hustlers for the Congress Terpsifete held last Friday at the Auditorium, will receive their promised pe'tvard. They are to bo the guests of the Dry- Farming- Congress at. their next big entertainment feature, "Billie Taylor." The first two boxes on the left side of the house have 'been reserved for tlie children, who will bo chaperoned by Miss S. Bawden and MJss Gladys Downer, both of whom rild so much toward assuring the success of the Terpsifete ballet. Occupying the two boxes on the opposite side .of the house will be the Congress royal party, Queen Edit the First and her escort. These two merry box parties "will Pipes, Ralph -Johnson, Avril Little, Herman Mayer and Inglola Hardie. If any of the children have not yet re- ceived their tickets of admission they will be able to get them at the theatre where they will be met by the chap- erons. Big Attraction at Starlind The management of Starland thea- tre have made every Accessary prep-' aration to present the finest programs ever shown in" the city, during the Congress week, and great attractions will be shown every day of the week. For today and tomorrow, the ;stellar attraction will be the great war story, 'The Gnu a vivid page 'rom recent Mexican history.: Several Several terrific battle scenes'.are shown. In .this production, the whole of Which is (spectacular and sensational. A very appropriate subject also being exhib- tcd on the same days, is the special Dry Farming special, "Ancient and Modern Harvesting a film specially secured by Starland week. The Starland Company's own motion picture photographer arrived an the city yesterday, and is taking motion ;iye that sparkle to the opening night pictures of the Congress and city in that will insure a brilliant entertain- ment and a spirited performance. The lucky children who 'will attend the performance are: Helena Simp- son, winner of the offered as irst prize, having sold one hundred and eight tickets; MyrI O'Hagan and Alice Fairfioid, winners of the two i5 cash prizes for second and third ilace; Izy Gordon, Mabel Lloyd, general. Tho pictures will be shown Hi Starland at a very early date, and will afford an opportunity for the cit- izens to see themselves in motion pic- For .transporting race horses in France without fatigue an automobile truck has been built with, two' com- modious stalls. Come Around To our office in the Sherlock Building and talk over tlie matter of Alberta Lands. We believe that our organization is such that we can provide you with the maximum of infor- mation or value in land with the minimum of trouble and expense to you. We Cover the Province With six offices of our own in different agricultural areas and with representatives in practically every locality of the province, our facilities for getting a man just what he wauls arc unexcelled. Let's Talk it Over The Alberta Provincial Land Agencies, Limited Incorporated 1912 Subscribed Capital H. F.' Kenny, Managing Director O. D, Austin, Sec.-Treas. Offices at: Lacombe, Calgary, Coronation, Provost, Edmonton and Didsbury LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: SUITE 109, SHERLOCK BUILDING ;