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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta i.v.- OHolmr THE LETIMUUnUK DAILY IIE1 13 SPECIAL BARGAINS EASY TERMS Lots '23-24-25 (voruer) block 8. .Rose- dale; easy terms; for ilia three. Lois 19 and 20. Block 5. Humiyside; small payment down, balance month-- ly for the pai r. Lots and 4, Block 2, .Fairview; for the pair, a great bargain at. ...T INCOME FOR 50 YEARS IF YOU CAN SWING THIS Ground lease of 100 feet on main business street Available J'ou immediate improvomMil- and rcndiJy mutable, foiva-'tenn of fifty years fit 6 per c.enl of valinvi ion of for I'. ho first ten years; a rc-viiliiation inking. place every [en yours by arbitration committee-. .Lessor will pay taxes fpr first three years. Lessee lins privilege of. purnhasmg- after 25- years. For any further information call upon. sole agent. 1 f ,f McLACHLAN REALTY CO. NEIL McLACHLAN CHAS, E. DYCE. ACADTA BLOCK. -PHONE fi'20 LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA, SPECIAL BARGAINS Lots Block 126; finely locat- ed lols; levehis a floor; cheap ai, each, or for (he pair.. 3-8 lots- in Block 5 and ij, .Alexander Addition; splendid property. We ban. sell 'these away1'down for cash. Make you-a-sureprofit. Owner needs Ihemonev. -v n X f M irotherkood of Nations Emphasized at Congress from page try to make your visit as pleasant and instructive as possible and hope thai you will carry away with yon ,.1 feeling of'pleasant recollections of ''the .meeting of the Seventh. Session of Uic International Dry-Farming Congress at Chairman Downer spoko as-follows: Li-.tliey ancl gentlemen; This is in- 'iloed a most auspicious occasion. To I these of you who have- come long "distances as well as to the delegates idYom neighboring provinces and bord- er suites, this Congress wo trust will lie a great inspiration. In behalf of _pf Control, jt ia :h "pleasure to welcome you one and lull to show you the (fruition-of our year's work since wo last met in Col- orado Springs. We trust that your play in this city will he most enjoy- that your visit will be productive 'of great benefit to'1 you and. to. us, jind that you will carry home with you thought and convey tho Ideas to your that the International Dry-Farming Congress holden in. Leth- "bridge this week is tho greatest agri- cultural organization .on -this earth. fThe Board of Control, organized' early in January, has wored indofatigahly harmoniously to produce this gruud which you have seen today and this great Convention which will continue through five days. And it is-uow my pleasure to turn this Congress over to tho Board of Governors and 16 extend to them through their chairman, Harbourt, and to all', the executives of the or- m.ution our heartiest appreciation of ths- cordial co-operation that has been extended to us at all times a-nd on all occasions, and furthermore, it is my pleasure in betetlf of the Board to extend its appreciative thanks to the press of the world, its representatives her--present, the members and delegat- es to. and the citizens of Lothbmdge. Miy Harcourt, in my official capacity as Chairman of 'tire Canadian Board of Control, I do'-hereby turn over to you as'ai representative of the Board of Governors the Seventh International Dry-Farming Congress and Exposition Dr. Widtsoc, in his opening: address, recalled the curlier days of the dry- "arming congress, whe-n people laugh- ed ;in- derision at their efforts, and .heir schemes were deemed visioiiary now come to bo one of the most perfected organizations. 11 was'scar- cely six years ago that the first con- gress hade been held. Then their hopes had been vague and indefinite. Now the Congress taken a place as p'ne of the leading agricultural or- ganizations on the continent. Hon. Martin Burrslf. It was Hon.-Mart-fa Bnrrell, doinin: Ion minister of agriculture, "who brought emphatically to the attention of the audience the great importance of the congress, and who.made a. mm tbrly speech oa tho science of ImproV I ed agriculture. He dispHjed ,i 1 appreciation of tLe unit impojtaiite I of dry and expressed'the o-a- sirc on the belialf of the dominion government "which he represented that the congress would prove profitable not only to Canadians but to those j from ,distant countries. Burrell paid a compliment to the zeal of Secretary Burns. Hi said ho consid-ared it the-duty of ali governments to give all reasonable as- sistance to schemes for the betterment of Buri'ell spol e ci the i tst ire is which were -being brought "under in- tensive cultivation by- the methods of dry farming and he considered a debt of gratitude was due those by whose activities land was niado to give abuu-l dance which had given only in small doses. r ijoUUed out that the only per- nianent vahie in life was the" product- ive value, and that the principles of dry farming, which were the princi- ples of conservation, were sot sternly ugamst all waste and lavish expen- diture, l-le pointed nut that the foun- dation of the country's prosperity, the foundation of its wealth and future greatness depended upon the pursuit if agirculturc in the highest product- ive form." "Where lifts on the land be- comes a grinding he said, "where it becomes life of servility, then you will have tho decadence of agriculture, and tbls'will be followed with deadly sureneas, by the decadence of the na- tion, lie rejoiced that the congress working towards tho end of en ng the where was d the strong lung Sheiu thouCluiiese repiesen tative; startled and enthused the aud- ience with the -remarkably brilliant address in puic English The burden of the cwakenisig- of Ghiim- -iiotj-tpnly.- in a cominerciiil topthe realiza [ion that'improvetuejit of agriculture was an''absolute necessity to-bring nn der tho cultivation llie-.great-.arid-are; of liis yprovide, for the ieeming millions of population. iiiB remarks are given, fuller elsewhere as arc those of the.Persian re'presen tative whose brilliant .address is the tal-of the cit> Hon. Duncan "Marshall Hon. Duncan iiarshall concluded the session by :i brilliant address in which lie commended Uie dominion ministe of agriculture for his splendid address and welcomed .him on his first official visit to- Alberta. Hon. Mr. Marshall also paid a compliment to Secretary Burns for bis indelaUguable work. The phenominal success of, the con- gress had been diie to his'efforts.. If the delegates, he'said, did no more than gather together for the serious consideration of their experiences in dry farming the congress would be worth three times the 'money. The minister made a strong appeal for the live stock-industry on-the farm.' fhcie v is no moie penu-ment form of agiicultuip he said thin that which hid is its foundation the "live stock industtj if the men buttled on the western prairies wished to make :L success of farming, if. they wished to hand down f heritage the land is fertile as when it was virgin soil, the onlj bj Jh-a stock firming Ujm Mi Alarshali also welcomed the delegates from the nition He Haul the dry farming congress knew no bounds nor "limits, ho race nor nat- ionality The scfaQion is brought (o q close by tho choir, singing the national 111 them. Capital The Largest Watch This Space for Special Values During Congress Week Office 416-5th Street, S. (Alberta Loan Investment Co. Phone 1214 BURDETT FARMERS ARE_GIVEN SITE C. P. R. h'EVEHSED POLICY AND WILL ALLOW FARMERS TO BUILD ELEVATOR Real Estate and Financial Brokers i We ire the dwheig oC and also hare life exclusive handling >of facial Properties Choice Residential Whicli at present- prices'1 are extremely good investments and arte" bound to iaubstasitially in value in the near future. OFFICE: Dominion Building Phone Numbers 1183, 1210, 1007 Hurdcd, Uct. CM-MI, has climbed down and IHirdclt fanners iviil get u chance to build an cleva- Last full when the farmers ap- plied for nu eleviifor site'they were refused and the project was abaii- loni'd. Ycslnniay the announcement was made (hat Ihe insurance clause uul been waived nnd the iarinors could have it. site rlpsc to the sta- tion. The. A llierri'Pacific and Alber.- iain C4rain Co. Iiave elevators' here, Miey.could not commence, to take, caro of (.he immense crop of this dis- trict. There are sixty or seventy cars on order now and many farmers J have abandoned hope of getting a car until well into the winter. The re- versal of polk-y on the-part of the C'.I'.H. has been received with plea- sure, and dodgers arc put out. calling a mr.rif-mg of farmers for Satur- day next lo talfe. the question into consideration. A proposal to build n. hip; storage elevator will he con- sidered. "The Havoc" Paul Gilmore will his first ap- pearance in '-'The Havoo" at the Maj- estic Theatre next Saturday, II. 'S. Sheldon's powerful threw act. play was one of Ire relsniiijf cesses on Broadway last season. Play- goers will remember Mr, Gllmore'd acting 1n "The Mummy and the Hifmming and edly welcome an opportunity to wit- ness "The Havoc" in which, according to accepted opinions in ihe East, ho is doing the best acting of Iris ctfreen ecial for Congress A Few Choice Residential Lots 4 x close io HciidiM'son and Quoen A'icioria ,-ii cncli. cMsli, (i, iiiul I8iuonllis A iliscoiiiil (illnwcd for all cash. Balmoral Block ;