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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Suiiirdiiy, i THE DAILY Annual Ei astern Excursions SPECIAL, UAH, FAWES In connection: VYth TransrAtlnntie Round trip rate from Le'-.'fibrldge to to St. J inn DATES .or s. Alia Nov. 7M Dec. 31 Sie'ara H months t rom date of iSEUC! I Libonil extension p rivlleges For further Informal! on, rail and SlMimslilu Tickets, upi ply to S. B. Mitchell, Ticket Agent, I .eVhbrldgc, 01 write to R. G. McNEILL IE, i. pist. Passe' nger Agsnt, Calgary, Alta Thinks igiving Dg iy ctoaer28th 1912 0 I'NK-THIKD the U lointi'l nil A rtliiir to Van pouvei includin ,g br'anclVcs Datfes, Oct. 'KetuniLirmit, Oct. For ticket] s apply to Lo cal Ticket BIOPHYSL APPARATUS AN RESTING EXHIBIT Some Feat- ures of Unite! f fates Great questi ivc featiive of tin l sliiliil is tlic ajiini i lie ollifc o! -Diopln ions Iliircau of VI HI Slates Ufpattini IP Tliis i.i il now h it .'aniline: Cnngrc'si vcrnmcnt The apparatus [or mi'asurlnj; till amount of water required to produce ii pound matter is shown. The plants are iu lie scaled galvanized iron cans, which prevents evaporation from the soil. The loss of water must take place only be means of transpir- ation through the leaves.- The total amount of water used and the total iplucd bv led! dry weight of the plants is determin- r'rcim this the amount of water to produce ilry i matter can he calculated. 1 i Hy means of the many i forms oi. physiral apparatus devised ititlie m-ihy I he liinpliVsiral ijiiinrulnrv many v _ Ijjthhndgc, is of the compliealcd and hitherto little ,o he congratulate'! the I known problems relating, to the jihy- Irst to see this mm eiiibit Ihc J sical or environmental conditions as lim nt this exhibit mil i related to plant .'mil crop growth are seeks to show tlw ihdjfe and ap-! rapidly lieiiiR solved, pnratus the depirtnt K to The exhibition is in charpe of Prof, nvestigatc tkc lilciltponditions J. 0. liolz, first assistant iu the of- fice ot biophysical investigations. Prof. lias travelled extensively throughout the semi-arid regions of the United .Slates and is thoroughly familiar with the soil and ciimatie conditions pertaining to this vast area. Prof. was assisted in tile in- stallation of the exhibit liy Mr. U. C. Wheeler, mechanician of {he office. Mr. 0. R. Matthews, of the Newell, ones used in the M of'toil mois-. S. D., and Mr. II. C. JIcKinstcry, of lure.problems. 1 li panlus ton- j the Hetl-ingcr, N. D., station, "ably lists of a set of iltilcr whicli farm IK 1 hese nvesiigations iv i ptinti- lally iu the semi iiregjpus ot the initcil .States at UiMIs gomn- cnt and eo-( [if i t stations. J The apparatus mgM to show in sequence nartinUmrf of HUPS- tigalions. The lusUtiBmnts the visitor finds on north door of the 11. S ibtt'ue the iiibes soil tune hammer, soil ud a h il- auee. At regular the crop is growing st implpjc ate lak- cn in fnot sections j dpjfii.li of it least six feet, mil rulloll tondi- tions to fifteen feet. Each fool SCPJ jilacud in an air-tight soil c weighed, and dried in the soil o t IU) degrees' temperature. The eiwl in weight before and after di the amount of water 111 soil The ob- ject of this soil iimejworl! is to determine the lehlcBdcnc; ind 'of the difitu rcttufcs ol till- l E, G. McNEILLIE Passenger Agent, CALGARY, To cor respond with someone who has about ?2500 for a good. iuvBEtmei It. THE Queem's Hotel ROYAL VIEW C miles north o! Lethbridge All modem conveniences Private dining rooms McalB a la Carte Arrangements can bo made for private dances Everything First Glass Special Sunday Dinner from 5.30 to 7.30 p.m. R. C. FiTZSIMMONS, PROP. PHONE 1624 assisted in tile demonstration work. THE CEREAL EXHIBIT exhibits attracted more atte, tion than the cereal portion the United -States exhibit la the poultry building. In it there were 115 samp- les threshed grain, as of Durum wheat; beetf iscd 'Ills machine a ii'iii a horizontal loafat a con- tant" speed of per iiinute. The mois's lie iliccd j n perforated cups i mlthmc subjected to a cent I ffltce of one j pra Tfc peru nf, j IL moisture each ttlc to IL j .ain wheri.subjecteihwiorcc ib j :allcrt its moistua iliat Plints or crops licforc able to jLeduce tin nowture one-half of the Nest in the thermograph speci i siglicd utomatically temp-si a tiirc of the soil spring is connected aebulb ij i hollow copper viiUSYspicc s completely filled Ihc expansion of thi tends to traighten the cm nag m li moves the pen t tern puraturc of the u instninunl re compensated 1 cond c cti spring. I An instrumenl piiculii u 'OL t est to both dr> regions is tin- ele bridge apparatus du.stuir'easuie l, r ricultural workers and teachers care- fully examined these specimens, and the .United S tat-as government offic- ials in charge, extended a special invi- tation to all to inspect them. Prof. H. B. Derr, -who prepared the I is one of the best authorit- ies, on the coltatiun and oi' this kind of material. In the exhibit of grain ;heads there were 24 kinds Durum wheat, 00 common wheats. 2S barleys, 3 emmers, 7 proso millets and oats, all mount- ed in a manner both artistic and ed- ucational. 'In two separate cases were shown a large number of heads of different varietie of sorghums, which crop has been the mainstay of the dry-land farmers of the United States for a number of as it is Uie only crop that can survive severe periods of drouth. Milo, both standard and dwarf, dur- Tas, and kafirs, hi tbeir various forms imd colors, predominated. It hng-been found that amber sorghum, with its tall, juicy and leafy stalks, and milo, with its grain, cut together for the silo form an excellent silage feed. This opens a now field in stock feed- ins throughout the semi-arid region. Among the varieties of oats shown were a number which can be geo- graphically groui.ert: For example, Swedish selecu and other large plump Martin's Baggage Transfer Phone 1386 Careful and pJiompt service. EDMONTON 1'orsous ownlllg Property in or about Edmonton, will find it in ihciir advantage to commiBiicam with Box .llii Edmonton, Atta. GRAND TRUNK NOT TO PURCHASE U. S. ROAD Montreal, Oct. J. Chamber- lain returned from bis trip through the west this afterucon. The Grand Trunk 'president was emphatic in his denial of tho story that Iho Grand Trunk would piinchaso the Chicago, Great Western RRllway. "Tho pur- chiipo wua never ewon thought ho is measured bj n incut .and from tin of the soil can bt, imalely. Thib ipi value in dctennm contains enough s kali to make it u ing crops. In a small Hlfn ter are exhibiti il oU'-rs for rccorilm the lowest tempi i each day. An in a continuous reco perature for i v whirling psjchrn huinidity of the I Various device i wording aiitom the sunshine in i wind, liy mi in plicated pica 11 three arc recoi'ili' sheet. There is on evaporation tanl amount of cvop brings the top Hi tho suremenl-s aic erometer gage evaporation, ments arc of tablishing the enured for the o( dry matter the country have riemonstr tiou in the p; April lo twice UK; i r kol.a tnis n u i ol j d frVr i il altR n> al 3 f 0 l iclo i IK I f. tthTuiom- i ii the r tor vim- I )lL he i n '1 o fo K To Rent IN THE SHERLOCK FIRE PROOF .BUILDING A store or ground floor otnco, Immediate possession. Also offices oil tlio several floors. Reutnlft'from ttm (10) (loiters upwards nor niontli. Safety deposit drawers and vaults; all sizes and prices. Jnnitoj'ing -free. R. E. SHERLOCK. Office 101 A, Sherlock Blk. 487. cospfitl in some eiiscti: only the hot method is aiiplicjtblo iu others. This may account some Canadian fur inert; being to control iho diKcase prevalent in their crops. In several oases wore .shown f he seed and pods of various fovms of cow peas and soy bsans. While these do not seem adapted in Uie short growing season of Canada they arc in- teresting as they iliimralt; a few of (.lie large number now being grown in the states, i Prof. Dorr wits ab'y assisted in] PITY THEY MISSED IT By R. J. C. Stead In Calgary Albertan If the people of Alberta realiz- ed the-magnificence of the dis- play of farm products now on exhibition In Lethbridge there would attend. It Is unfortunate to accomodate the crowds that owuld attend. It IE unfortunate that the congress comes at a sea- son when Alberta find themselves Very fully occupied with-threshing .operations, which explains in part the lomewhat lim- ited-attendance from the farms of this province. But notwithstanding all the pub- licity that has been given to the dry-farming congress it is unques- tionably true that the public of Alberta as a whole have failed to comprehend just what this con- gress means. It is the first occas- aiOii upon which the met in Canada, and it is a safe prediction that future assemblies will loom larger in the view of the residents of the prairie prov- inces. TABER TABER Intending hives-tors will find' a good proposition lu purchasing Taber property at present prices. I own over 300 lots In the Original Town-site, Business aud Residential, which I will sell at attractive prices and on cany (iEOHttE C. MILLAIt ALBERTA Ills demonstration; 'work throughout the week -by Messrs. Babceck of.tho Station, and Donald- son, of tho Judith Basin, Mont., stn- Mr. Landseeker: No matter how many propositions you have.pht up to you while In the city, If you really mean business, DON'T FAIL lo'aoo this: Section strictly first class tt'eam plow land, practically free from stone and only one mile from town. per acre. Tsrmi en ap- plication. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM ALBERTA BLOCK tlon, and Aicher, of tho 'Aberdeen, the wonderful educational possibilities Ida., station, such a the sending Everybody who visited'the .U. it to Western Canada..will be apprec- exhlhlt came away .Impressed iated for years to come. sin ihfs< nc ucord 'm, a model stiring the i drv-farm- I The re six (ecu IP and in uthm foiu ank i liesi watt i top I his r on a soil vitli a mi- ss due to measure- mco in cs- 'ater re- if a pound regions of iperiments evapora [row is nt ul Da states where cool nights 'prcdcmiir Kherson and similar forms soem best, j while in tlio gulf states, with their j climiite, production is almost wholly restricted to the red or rust proof forms. iAn Interesting collection of barleys also shown, including two and six- j rowed bearded and hull-less. T.hreo i hull-less typos were shown, Tllnek hnll-i i leas, Hiuralaya or Hlue 'hull-loss, and! White hulMcsK. The two former are bearded, white iho latter is hooded, oi" beardless. j A new Form which attracted con- siderable aU-fiiiiiun anions Canadian barley growers is an Awrileas barley, developed by Prof. after fivu I years careful This is a six j rowed variety, with ;ill the plant and I chemical uf tlie .best brcw- 1 ins barleys, but f( is entirely awnt-ess. A sptendid example of this variety is shown in length frame near the south entrance to the exhibit. This is a winter barley but. breeding i experiments are now bein- made con. i ducted to chuiiRO It into a spring form aluo. :ind when this is accom- plished there 'will 'be given an added impetus to barley production, as no j likus to handle bearded barley. There were also in this splendid exhibition some line specimens of proso or broom corn millets. These are now to moat, fanners and conse- quently have caused considerable com- ment. One of the most valuable collections of dollars are annually lost from thoj ravages of smuts of wheat, barley oats, anil Prof. Uerr war, kopt busy) describing the different methods for] prevention or euro of those diseases.! While Uie formalin treatment in sue- I JOSEPH E. LUSSIER PRESIDENT LETHBRIDGE PHONE 565 P. 0. BOX 1976 MEDICINE HAT. PHONE 490 P. O. BOX 83 JOHN L.'D'OMBROSKY GEN. MGR., SECY, and TREAS, LUSSIER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LTD. General Contractors and Builders Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Alberta The Leading Contracting and Building Company of Southern This Company Has Erected Some of the Principal Buildings of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat .Galbrn.it.il HcliooJ ..'..................Letlibridge Hull. Balmoral- Block Lethbridge" BoAVjnn.il Block......................Lethbridge Goodmitn Block....................- Lethbridge Doinian Lethbridge Metals Ltd.. Warehouse Victoria. Si nithcona Court___...............Lethbridge S. 0. E. Fire Hall Xo. 2.....................-Lethbridgb F. W. Downer's Residence...........Lethbridge Wt'siminstur Eoatl School Gymnasium, Lethbridge Alexandra Hotel Billiard Hall........Lethbridge Porter Garage...................Medicine Hat Assiniboia -Hotel M.cdicine Hat C. P. By. Extension..........Medicine Hat Sissons AYPIIUO School. .'........M.cdicine Hat Elizabeth St.rect School............M'ediciiie Hat Ceiilurv .Mt-'tlioilist Church Medicine Hat Si. Barnabiis Church Hat Freeman Block Medicine Hat T. A. Cory's Residence............ Medicine Hat Foundry................KcdclilT, Alta. ReddilT Clay Products Co., Alta, PvedflilT Clay Products Co. Kilns Bedelifl', Alta. I.. IT. Bryant's Residence..........Bedel i IT, Alta. Sfinatarinm .................Frank, Alia. Commercial Hotel...........-Maple Creek, Sa.sk. Swift. Current Hotel ........Swift Current. Sask. Some of the Principal Buildings Erected, and in Course of the Lussier Construc- tion Co. Head Office: Acadia Block, 3rd Avenue, Lethbridg Medicine Hat Office: Hutchinson Block ;