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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TjK-sflay, OHnber TI1E LKTJI'BKTDGE DATLY HERALD Improved Farm Lethbridge District Consisting of acres of .Alberta's best, ed seven miles Lelhbridu'o (food improvements eonsisling of sny to Canadians, (Haf -should appreciate the fuel that tlm Dry-Farming CnngreHs name to Cau- j nda thin your. If we get all the bonefil il nlfors, if we take' its ICSKOIIH to, if follow iis advice WL. will realize our duty to posterity. Then we will be glad the Congress came u to Canada." He Paid the Duty lion. Price Ellison, minister of agr culture for British Columbia, paid th duty on ,the first gang plow ever take into the Kootenay district in1 th coast province. It was an America plough, and after paying the thlrtj three per cent, duty -he towed it in t his farm one hundred miles from th first line of railway. Then he plowe his homestead, or at least a piece 'o it. He sowed some grain, and had crop failure. His Indian guide laugh ed at him. But he'stayed with th job, aiid on fall plowing, he sowed th first fall 'wheat ever planted in th Kootenay district. The next year b< reaped 41 bushels to the acre. Tha was his start as a practical farmer u British Columbia, and lie was a drj farmer, tie is still one, and the prin ciples of dry farming are the prin ciples of good farming, and success ful farming'. He was proud tha there are other dry farmers in 13. C esides himself. They have at the Congress 25- delegates from the coast province, besides one of the best agri- cultural exhibits ever brought out oC the province. The hon. address was reminiscent, and was thoroughly enjoyed by the big crowd. Mexico is Interested The address of Sr. Ing. Lauro Via- das nf Mftytcn was read by Hon. Dun- can Marshall who explained that the gentleman from the furthest south nation of the continent did not deen himself well enough acquainted witl. the English language to try it on a crowd like that present. His address was pleasing and fuli-of the work be ing done by the dry farmers in his country, where already the govern ment is taking it up, and equipping experiment stations to further the 'work. He extended the warmest greetings to the delegates on .behalf of Old .Mexico, and thanked the Con- gress for the interest they were tak- ing in die welfare of that nation's agricultural industry. That Farm Mortgage "The farm-mortgage is tho stamp of inefficiency in the farmer of said W, D. Vincent, of Spokane, who spoke to tho dry farmers present as they are viewed by the banker. He told of the increasing interest 'being manifested by lite American Banker's Association jn thp Dry-Fanning Con- gress, stating that they had deemed it of enough importance to delegate three of their members to attend the Lei abridge session so that they might report back on (he work, in which (ho bankers felt they would like to participate. Dry Farming and the Panama D. O. Lively, chief of livestock de- partment, Panama-Pacific Internation.) ul Exposition, gave a forcible address) on the importance of the opening of the Panama Canal to dry fanning, tt would bring this continent In closer relation with tho trade of the Philip- pine Islands which was a dry-farming area in the true sense of the word. He urged tlie delegates who were present one and all to make an effort to attend tho big exposition of 1915 at San Francisco and by their pros-. once to testify their interest In the; agricultural methods and products dry-fanning iu tropical areas. lion. Leslie C. Xcwmnn, director of agriculture, Mysore state, India, was unavoidably absent, as was also Hon. T. Hryan, president of the Okla- homa board of agriculture, both of whom wore to have delivered :id- ilrrsse.s. Tho presence at tho Cmigreon of the Cards ton choir under Direct or Newton In a source of pleasure to tin- B.C. LEGISLATURE TO MEET IN JANUARY Victoria, B.C., Oct. Legis- ature has .been summoned to meet on Thursday, January 1C. delegates and their rendering of sev- eral selections in introduction and closing wag one of the features of the meeting which marks it as different from those of other congresses. NINE STITCHES IN HIS HEART Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. Thompson, a negro, leit the Pennsyl- ania hospital yesterday well and' strong after surviving the operation 3f having jiiue stitches taken in his icart. Thompson was stabhed in a quar- 'el seventy-seven days ago. The knKe icnctratcd deep into his heart and the hospital doctors had little hopes if saving his life. He was operated ipon within two hours and the wound n his heart sewed-up without delay. Not only dill he live through the op- :ration hut he began immediately to niprove and today he was declared s well and'strong as before he was CHAMPION SUFFERS FROMJHORTAGE TREMENDOUS CROPS AND ONLY FOUR CARS SPOTTED IN PAST WEEK Mr, .J. a. Wright, of Champion, was in the city today'and reporti a serious car (shortage at that point. There are about 850 cars on order, the elevators filled and formers neat- ly through threshing. There will bo nearly a million bushels, to ship from Champion, and at the rate the C.P. R. is moving it at present there will be grain at Champion for some timo to come. There were exactly four cars for Champion in the past week. About SO cars have been received so far this year, but Champion was one of the first points shipping grain. Mr. Wright says Newman Brothers shipped three cars to Fort William and were given No. 1 hard, no dock- age. That is a sample of the grain around Champion this year. Hundreds of acres of buckwheat in York County, Ont., are yet uncut ow- ing to rain-soaked ground preventing the use of binders. Pagnuelo Kobcrt A. Taylor, Ltd.. Old Irish Whiskey r of the othcr 'S CIE CHEERY BRANDY ,ar, f a mmltl'B' tinlB htts very T'' ssrjj-ssM- chernes that grow in Ihe south of England EiceN wheu: mlxe" with lvater NUYEN'S CHERRY Per Bottle, GILIvA The Peeress Kummel Vho'Torld mark6t- Md in Circles and among the Id to a sreat 'avortte wlth Avllich distinguishes the n i 'o thifl ,f, llcs fuel that the producers S'nii? r, Particular specialty and have attained this per- fection after long and careful study in the' preparation I you have never used the "Kilkn" before, we ask you to a Inal. and are confident you will agree with u, tha is by lur the best kummcl you ever tasted OILKA per J1.75 "CHESKY m The Cherry Whiskey ck moiella Is for BED RAVEN WATER KM Raven is the Ideal aperient water for constipation and all stomach troubles-it clears tho head, cools the blood and settles hoTtes ?1 rJ a "ret in "10 dozen Special Prices to the Trade C. C. Pagnuelo Wine and Spirit Co. 407 and