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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, h WI2 TTIE LETIinRIDCIR DAILY HERALD VI SPECIAL BARGAINS EASY TERMS Lots 23-24-25 (corner) block 8, Rose- dale; easy terms; for the three. Lots If) and-20, Block 5, Snnnysido; small payment down, balance montli- ly; for the pair...............-IWOO Lots 3 and 4, Block 2. Fairview; for the pair, a great bargain INCOME FOR 50 YEARS IF YOU CAN SWING THIS Ground lease of 100 feet on main business street Available for immediate improvement and readily rentable, for a term of fifty years at (i per con t of valuation of for the first ton years;] taking; place every ten years by arbitration oomniittee. Lessor will pay taxes for first three years. Lessee lias .privilege of purchasing after 25 years.. furiher information call, upon sole McLACHLAN REALTY CO. NEIL McLACHLAN AC API A BLOCK. PHONE CHAS. E. DYCE. LKTHBU'I ALBERTA. SPECIAL BARGAINS Lots finely locat- ed lots; level as a floor; cheap at each, 6r for the 18 lots in Block -5 and 15, Alexander splendid-" property. AVe can sell these away down for cash.. Make you a sure profit.- Chyner needs the monev. MR. DOWNER IS AN HONORARY VICE-PRES. Chosen by Dry Farming Motherwcll is the new Chosen Hun. Ji. MolherweJl, minister of agriculture [or the province of Sas- katchewan, is president of the "Inter- national Dry-Farming Congress lor the year 1013. .Ity adoption of the report of the committee on nominations at the general session of the Congress last evening, the election of Hon. Sir.' to this high post was coii- iivmed, and three thousand people who filled the auditorium, cheered-us lire gentleman took his place- as the future presiding; officer of the Con- gress. lu view of the election of.Hon. My. SMotherwell as president, it is not like- ly Unit Kegina will be selected as the place of Uic next, convention. This will likely go to Oklahoma City. Fred Downer, of Lethbndge, was chairman of the .Canadian nontroi of the Congress this year, was uminiinously, mid on motion o( retiring President Dr. Wldtsue, Hec- onded by A. Mantle, elected to tbr honorary position of vice-president of the Congress for TJiig motion was greeted with and Mr. Downer responded in a, happy man- Dr. Widtsoe, in relinquishing the gavel of the Congress to Hon. Mr. Motherwell, spoke of the work of the Congress, and, said that he believed was position to a good Dr. Widtsoe was in turn elected vice president of the Congress. The other officers of Uie Congress for If'lit are as follows: American vice presidents, Prof. A. Jr. Jardine, Kansas; Daniel Morgan, Spokane; R. A. Fredericks, Prescott, Arizona. International vico presidents. Al- berta not reported: Australia, Is'lel Nielson; British Columbia, lion. IT. Da stock; India, Dr. Colenian; Saskatchewan, Prof. Bracken of Sas- katoon; South Africa, Premier Louis Botha; Brazil. Dr. Pedro Toleatlo, cf department of agriculture, Brazil; Hungary, Gega Koirpplly, Budapest.; Mexico, Sr. secretary of agri- culture; Russia, Alex. Kol, commis- sioner to file XT. S.; Turkey, Dr. Aaronsohn. Palestine; for Uruguay, Dr. Acev-edo, secretary of agriculture, Montevideo; Persia, not reported; Ita- ly, Prof. Nitti, minister of agriculture, Rome; China, Hon. Chun, minister of! agriculture, Pekin. International corresponding secre-j taries: B. C., W. 12. Scott; Saskatche-t A. F. Mantle; South Africa, Wm. McDonald; Australia, Mr. Mexico, Senor Juarez: Russia, N. Tou-l larkoff; Italy. Guoido Hoasetti; Persia, i Ali KuhIL Khan. Executive committee: Arizona, H. A. Morgan of for-California not reported; for Colorado, C. Rj-Hoot, Denver: for district'. ColumBlq; J. Briggs, Washington; for P. Pbilbriclc, American Falls; for Illin- ois, Cyrus -Hopkine; for Kansas, E. D. Webster. Manhattan; for Michigan, E. B. Payne; for .Minnesota, C. Willis; for Montana and Nevada, not- report- ed; for Nebraska, R J. Alway; for North Dakotat C. W. K-elley; for "New Jersey, not reported; fcr New Mexico, H. B. Henning; for C. C. Will- iams; for Oregon, H. Renter; for Ok- lahoma, D. A. Be wen; South Dakota, S. E. Lee; Texas, Yoiiug Blood; Utah, Lewis Merrill, Salt Lake; Wyoming, E. II. Watson; AVashington. E. E. Fa- vilie. Hon. Mr. Motherwell Accepts Hon. W. R. Motherwell; in accepting the high honor of honorary president of the Congress, :said that he had had many misgivings when asked to take the position. He had made the excuse that he was a busy man, but that had overcome the reply thai a busy 'man always has more room foi another joib. HJe had also protested that he fight for the Con- gress for next year at his own city of Regtna, but Obey'bad told him that it was no use aa-the Congress was not going there anyway. He had tie cidsd to accept the in view that.- The .new president' then weni on to enlarge upon the -principles which the Congress stood for, and said he con- sidered it a high honor to be head of one of the greatest farm movements in the world. He said that jnter- national as was the scope.of the Con- gress, it to become even more so in future; years. He thought reports of the Congress should be printed in the language of the various nations represented. He did not think it was possible that the Congress be held in .each one cf the countries re- presented, but it should be 'an easy matter to have the reports published in the divers tongues. C. R. ROOT Of Denver, Of the Board of Governors 'of the Dry-Farming Congress Real Estate and Financial Brokers We are the owners of and also have ihe exclusive handling- of j Inside Business, Choice Residential 1 Halt-section 10 miles northeast of Stirling. Special price of per acre, erms per acre cash, balance over eight years at 6 per cent interest. One the best improved sections of land in the Lethbndge district, the best of bui d ngs, good fences and all fully improved. Price per acre, special terms given. Half Section 8 miles west of Lethbridge, good buildings and fence's, all under I cultivation. Price per acre, on easy terms. Our Listing of Farm Lands and City Property is Most Complete Dr. Worst Speaks A very eloquent address on the aims and objects of the Congress was de- livered by Dr. John Worst., who is a past president. He spche particularly upon the foun- datloii fund for the Congress, of which he is chairman. This fund, event- ually expected to reach is for the ambitious purpose of perpetu- ating the Congress work, of establish- ing headquarters in all the nations interested in the work, and of ex- tending the efforts of.the Congress. He appealed for support for the fund. Scier.tific farming, he went on to EJiy. had become not a thing to he ex- had come to be a stern necessity. The propaganda of the Congress struck at the very root of national well being, therefore it Which at present prices are investments, and" hound to increase substantially in value In the near future. OFFldE; Dominiori Building Phone Numbers 1183; 1210, 1007 could uot help ,but be> ultimately suc- cessful. By dry farming, it'became possible to win wealth from soil which had for years been 'considered worth- less. Ag-riculture created the wealth of the nation, but it very seldom made fortunes for the farmer. Vast fortunes bad been amassed through the toil of the and this wealth had been'given over to the eiipport'of almost every other industry save that of agriculture. He was sure, however, that, dry farming would win its way. It was a science which could not he monopolized by trusts. He 'went on to outline the objects the. foundation.1 .fund. "W'ldtsoe, in noniinaling- .Fred''-W. Downer as an international vice'pre- sident, commented up'On the sacrifice made by the citizens of Lethbridse make tho Congress a success, and on the tremendous support they hid' given it. Mr. Downer said that he felt sure Lethbridge would always he a big booster for the Coli- gress and its work. The Cardston choir during the e've'n. ing rendered very beautifully, the Pil- grim a' chorus. Alberta Loan Office 416 5th StreetS. Phone 1214 HMVIMltfvJi 1 for Congress Week A Few Choice Residential Lots .25 x 125, situate close to Henderson aiid Queen Victoria Parks, nt eaeli. 1 cash, balance (5, 12, and 18 months A liberal discount allowed I'oi: all cash. i'or full .particulars R. V. Gibbons Co. Balmoral Block ;