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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETITBRinGE DAILY Thursday, Oclobci- 21. Iff 12 LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 Published by LetKbrldge Publlshlne Ca., 'Ltd., every lawful evenlno ItB office, Sixth Street. Lethbridgs, Alogrtn, Canada. ______ _ W. A. DUCHANAN Manaoing, Director T. W. QUAVLE ManaQlng Edltcr PHONE) Editorial, l Reportorlal. And Newt Department 1221 JOHN TORRANCE qLjiinesi ;Maiuger PHONE! Advertising Circulation And Job Department! 1252 ..DAILY...SUBSCRIPTION RATtS 1 year, delivered MM l mall 6 months, delivered 6 months, by. mull I month, by mull 23C' iteslroa.'bul both nsw oM must be given: THE DAILY HERALD FOR.SALS AT Hamilton. Plnchcr Creek-E. J.. Mitchell; Vancouver, B. Inclier J. Mitchell; News Company. D. i...McCrea. 4 Brown, Taber-r-Westlako Bros. ei9-4ttt Slivot. Drug Boole? The' Jiunlcaon Newa KiversWe Avenua. Fernle, B. C.-Fercy Heal. Also on all C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD In advance Sl.SO 3 raoiuhs in advance 6 montns in advance Ami lo think llwl this Rrerti ngrl- miss down put. cultural Congroirif being held in' u nil this prizes. Skimming PERHAPS one of the most import- ant Vodtribnllons in tile way o'r knOTvledg1.; to success of dry-, fanning was the result ifle research submitted by Professor Thorn of Wash ington. The bald title of "How much water is necessary for a pound of dry may appear somewhat un- interesting, but -when the findings are reduced to tha everyday .laaguage of Vcli milk we appreciate its When ive ora told that wheat srown ou summer fallow requires only 341 Its. of water, and that grown ou ground where there has been contin- uous crop, needs 51S His., have fn n kernel the use of the methods of 'dry-farming tviien applied to an area there is not too much liberality iu the matter of rain. Wo learn by the Milk the use of common sense to combat the deficiencies of nature. We be- come apprised that the quantity cf water ne-eded is measured by the strength.'of'tire sohnion of inorganic matfer in it necessary for forming dry and we understand what rob- bing the soil really means. The soil of Alberta possesses m present (i of fertile in- little 'moisture fis'neeflefl'fcr -forming a heavy solu- tion. If this soil is hied tlie solution naturally becomes thinner and more of it-is needed to help out our wheat. We are turning our rich milk into the skimmed variety and naturally far plaritV'a's much as for young anim- al sustenance, a greater quantity is mri'mred. Here is something tor the wise fanner to pomter over. Profit by the Opportunity declared lie "VQUld, cultivate au.d .not eradicate ifrjlTfije plant-growing on'drx .land is: a sturdy jiml grower, APART PRO-M spectacular afforded by'., the big esj- at j Henderson there is ninch educational work of a practical and interesting nature being done by the various sessional ings. Those who nave followed these' cannot but -have gained a great deal of_ .information, (and those -wlib have been unable to attend the same can obtain pointers in agri- cultural methods by reading the vari- ous reports published in our columns, from day to day, sotting forth the sal- ient features; "Merely -as a sidelight we may in- stance, the. surprise expressed by a i farmer when he-heard that what he regarded as a-noxions weed >was-really pood "fodder for cattle. This was in 11he case of sweet clover which lie weeded out. Henceforward ne 'pr and forms a- good ''feeder for cattle Svhen. they "become educated to its taste. Strange enough it loses its use- ful. properties when growing on moist areas. This instance is one out of many serving to illustrate that'the Con- gress and all that surrounds It is not all slitter. Behind all its necessary trimmings the'gold out of the quartz, if we may so put it, are educational truths Tvhieh the annual holdings cf the exposition serve the purpose of bringing to. which they radiate far and wide. The opportuni- ties these sessional meetings afford for helping forward the agricultural industry'shpulu.not be allowed by by those ivho desire to profit by the avocation they are engaged in. Starting on..a'Discovery DEAN BA1LEV of Cornell Univor-' sity in one of his addresses-yes-j tcrday remarked that the an- cienfs had discovered the heavens, and we moderns had just started' onj-a.' discovery of the'earth. Tnis was a compliment, to the practical common- sense of the men of today. But-though the corapariaon iriigTH Tie- taken to be somewhat to the disadvantage of the men of other days, in that there is an Implication that they were star- gamers In the sense wo understand the word, yet a disrespect for antiquity was far. from the iiiind of the clo- Cjuent dean. The Iilea of starting on a discovery in li'eeplhg Tvith t.lie functions nf the Congress, and ojicns up a vision of mighty possibilities'In the use. of the soil., The .seventh year of the International convention lias taught un much, that if the knowledge Ac- quired increases in the same ratio it .would be a difficult mailer to its limit. Ti. is a common failing in human nature that tht1 tilings nround country that a yean; ago did not Unow; what farmiuK was. art'- (Hiking of a bamitiH .to Henry Holmes at Raymond. Jlo has glvwt the Sugar City eu- ouah publicity to warnmt it. Where wero those bin lAMlibridnc potatoes at the Congress? Evidently Ultf'world, is'ftlll of bit; potatoes this year for the prize went out of Alberta. Haxter. (he Kdmonton man, seems to-.have vegetable growing bust- Lucky iKumonion Journal) It is not. every vity that could fur- nish ;i snowstorm in ro- fepoiisc to its mayor's proclamation of i> Fire1 Prevention. Day. We Are Hurt by the Very Memory tWindsor Record) Gone but not forgotten are the days when we paid ten cents for a pound of steak. Ion cents for a dozen of eggs and got three nice largo lake herring for a dime. Also Nantel (Toronto Globe) The Hon. L. P, Pelletier stays with the loaves and fishes. As Hosea Big- it; "A mer- ciful Providence fashioned him hollow on purpose that he might his prin- ciples He Does Not Wish to .Know (W'alkorton Telescope) President Curry of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, in his ad- dress at the annual meeting, deplored the small volume of the export trade. He should know that protection does not encourage foreign trade. Criinbrook's marked by Its. made In voiuws Crunbrook IniUdlns to lioiiBV its exhibit of varliut red uc tit. Wo hope MICRO .Meilh'ino Hat pcoplu aftor BCHMiig our muiiifipiil railway In operation will no hoiiu1 a ad dccldo that their cky will liuvu ono just like it. The Orange Smitiael asks Liberals to oppose Koblla ychuol leg- islatiou but it docs not go so far aa to p'comiso tlie Oranso vote to the Grits. nmnaor. U is a sin that men who cngagotl theinaelve.-i to protect the from crime sboisld fon pur. poses ot" their own p.ii'att1 ttonellt, licsfrt their duty and leave a city un- protected ou the evo of a large event. Strikers take a psychologi- cal moment for the exercise of thelv privilege. The heilibridgo police probably thought the time a good one from a selfish [mint of view, but tiieira was un unworthy action, and one which should be cemrsmned. Men who take positions of public trust nin! responsibility must not desert them for private purposes. It would bu proper that a law should be passed making it a criminal offence for men io act as the Lethbriugo police force did. "Just us often.escape bur observation, and 'ft-fhare apt to interest ourselves mere iu. what is beyond thaa in what, is immediately surrounding us. So in ..In-Ingiiig. usrdbwn- to-earth, in Us literal sense, much good will have been done by the rousing of an essen It is safe'to say that so far as "Loth bridge is -concerned 'every adult fronr'what- he has heard ana read will have had much fcod for thought The importance of good farming wil not 'he regarded as simply a matter for the consideration of the individual j farmer. We have learnt to realize' that-, indirectly, it has a bearing on each one-of us, so our own.pros- perity is concerned. The discovery of. tho heavens, and the interest taken a little while ago in the planet Mars, form a mere pns- iime in comparison with what we have y-ot .to learn with regard lo our own aiobe. So fur as our material gain is concerned 'we show much wisdom in embarking on the discovery. Sorry We Beat Them Out iMediclne Hat, "News) We.are both glad and sorry to learn that Lethbridge is to establish a civic rink; glad because the citizens there will have the opportunity to enjoy tbe most healthful of Canadian win- ter amusements at no cost, and sorry because Lethbridge taken the question into consideration before Hat has'oven approached it. An Advance Notice Judging by some of the cards which have been, distributed, advertising 'The .Missouri Girl" -.vhich is to show here it would he a good sh.iw to .keep, aivay from. It is either too' tough for enjoyment by the ti-a- csntly-minded, or it is trying at- tract a certain class of patronage un- der false pretenses! Skin Their Own (Toronto Globe) The Toronto Telegram speaks of the possibility of a Latirier-Monk- Bourassa alliance. There is no such possibility. The Conservatives must skin their own skunlts. The Liberal party stands for a Canadian uavy, and Monk and Eourassa are as much op- posed to that as they to a direct contribution. Darwin as Girls Read Htm Miss Marbury, the dra- matic agent oC Xew York, said at the Colony Club the other day; "It is an error to tiiink that the In- tellectual givl isfdowdy. Look at tlm girl graduates about you. Those with the highest marks wear usually the nicest frocks. "I said one day to a Bryii girl: 'How beautifully your pannier gown nts, dear. I thought you grave and reverend seniors were above such 'Oh. no." said she. 'We all .believe here in the survival of the best fit- ted.' York Tribune. THE COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MOR Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Clothes and the Woman The woman's 'waiting-room of a cer- tain Cleveland hotel is presided over] by one of the-mildest-mannered, solf-j effacing little existence. She! Eeldom speaks.s and never finds fault.! It is stated of >her that a young "man came into one.fcime to keep an appointment..; with who had not yet appeared. He held a cigar in his hand. "May., one smcke lie asked politely. ''I'm smiled the attendant, ''but. it's agf.iust-t.he rules.'1 "Where did all thpse cigar stubs come "They were left by gentlemen who didn't Plain Dealer. public Our Police Strike {Calgary Herald) The strike of the Lethbridse police force on the eve of -the Dry-Farming Congress suggests whether police 1 should bo .allowed to strike in that! Toronto's NEW Civic'Counsel George Reginald Geary was born in Strathroy, Middlesex county, about forty years ago. He was educated at the public schools in Sarnia and at Upper Canada College, Toronto. He graduated in, law in He is a member of the law firm of 'Macdonell, MeJlaatcr His public career OUR POINT OF VIEW Everybody "liUes and Are-horses better-than a-irnclicii Cngine? Ask Henrj; Holmes.. TIio, in more -tUoii paying its way this week. Sir Kiohard "Mcnridii saya thai the pcoitle will cndorso Itio Borden naval policy. .What ahont Monk? There is no doubt but thai tiie ex- position Is ono of tho greatest "agri- affairs evnr held. Outsiders slip's licfsllnto to pi-ulec H lavishly. Xantcl is sticking to his1 job 'like a 'On the.other haiui'OIonfc is staying by hlf, convictions. Cijcn, Campbell heaq; left a mammoth fortune want to KO hack to politics; Alberta glories In the supremacy :iri Fniit of its Hisi-hr province or Hritish Cohnnbiii. ipiiH'hei- Creek eiit a figure here yesterday; it also was to the front, in the list, Hanson's wheat beiiiK finish for iliti l-riictinn '.ohpjnc. jihvaj's'.could raUg gooil wJieat. 'ERiAL PAHIOD AND CEKTAINTEED- COMPO RUBBER ROOFING Is ONE BETTER E LILLY OUARANTEED AVo also carry in stock a full Hue of Tarred Fell; Steel Shingles Iron Tan-eil and Plain Biiilding .Papers Waterproof anil-' WE ARE HEAD- QUARTERS 'FOR BUILDERS' SUP- PLIES OF ALL Mail' Ordcrs.-TP- .c'niye The C P. R. Company Are Offering Farm Lands In the LethbriHge District. Also City Lots At Very Moderate Prices, Payable on Easy Terms For Full Particulars Apply C. P. R. AGENTS Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 bcsnn' in Toronto iu 1903, when ho ivas elected a public school Tlie following year he was elected an alderman from thi third ward, and cb'nti'nueil'an. aldorinanic Tepresenra- tive ot "the ward" for four consecu- tive years. Mr. Geary was :i candi- date for the mayoralty in 130S, when Mr. Joseph Oliver was elected mayor THE CANADIAN BANK COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SMETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes RTITSn INFORMATION' APPLY TO Lethbridge Branch C. G. 1L Nourse, J. B. Turney Company IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS ,Phonc6.755, and 1755 .UcthbrldQc, Alia, Ave. 3. over two contestants, .Mr. Geary find Dr. Bent'tie Nes-bitt. In ho 'was a meir.ljcr of the 'board of control anil was elected mayor'in a, flglit. .with Controller H. C. ami lio 'was ro-clected hy. acclamation in 1911 and 1912, lie is unmarried. their Trade deservea hearty commcndafioii. Tiie display was gathered and sot np' by A. K. Jlainwaring and P. H. of tho lloavd of Trade, and is wonderful because of the hirt-c vari- ety of products shown. Apples are shown in 27 varieties, pears in !20 and potatooH in 1.H, hearing out the repu- tation of British Cohnnbiii for excel- lence in those All kinds of vegetables arc; shown, while the grain exhibit is hardly what one would ex- pect from a coast district. However, I oats from a field which yielded 1-K! LjiitsJiols to tli-fl acre were proudly dls- iihiyed, and evoked many from the visiting delegates. His yields of oats are not the only thine NAMIrWSJXHIBIT British Columbia exhibit at the Congress exposition 16 a. revelation, there Is ono 'which cle- Hurvfta special mention, ami- that tho exhibit made by the Nana-Imo Heard of Trrulc. Tho Nanaimo dis play is t.hc first ever sent Vancouver Ishmrt lo a ,dry farm exposition, and in making the loop journey to Lclhbrldgo lo .nxjiloil, the iitlviuuagcs of Una Xanaiino district for which the Nanaimo district is noted. Through their attendance al tho fair they can no'w lay claim tc being tlvo homo of the largest man- in the worlil. The Nauaimo dis- tifct, exlilhft furnished the prize man. ynliirf of the exposition, winning first prize, with two of u kind, one weigh- ins -I- pounds and the other M.S. And judging from the rest of. the display the rest of the district sterns to just, as jirolilln :IR in these instances, for everything shown in on a prolific scale. Xanaimo in abnut the same sized city as huthbridge, ami is the centre of a large" coai mining ,arc-a with an annual output ot tons. Before 3Clllng or shipping your grain consult JOHN BILLINGS CO. Grain Commission Merchants, Winnipeg and Lcthbridga Special aUciHIon given lo consignments prompt relurns madn nfler uplonOing of cnra. Advances on al! Bills oC If desired, ftlnrkfti. prices by wire or 'phmio. Ofllco ;a MeEBra, AsnnilH Llndsny's Dominion lilncli, I-ollilirlilgo, Altn. Phono 1714. P. .0. Box 27S. I. SALBERG .Local. ;