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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta September 7, 1012 THE LETTTBRIDCE DAILY HERALD m ELLISON'S "OUR BEST" FLOUR Ask any conk what makes flour seem best. The nnawcr wit! bo that It.Js the flour which bakes the finest and cakes the least -amount of trouble and waste. that means this flouK Send for a trial Back today and test it for yourtelf, Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. WILLS AT L6THBRIDGE, RAYMOND MAGBATH THE RIGHT HON. WALTER LONG A Man Who pught to Have Been Chosen Leader of the Unionist Party When Mr. Balfour Resigned TlWe is no man in England who is typical country 3ii every respect save the Ht. Hon. "Walter Long, chief secretary for Ireland In the late British Union- ist government, who is at present touring Canada, says a writer in the Daily Star. He is a man of hiany acres, with one of the most Charming, though not one of thc larg- bst, "country seats in England. He is !i staunch churchman of the moderate Church school- He is a sound 1 has won the House of Commons Steeplechase, is a lirst-rate rider to hounds, and was, in former days, a keen cricketer. What he does ;not know about those -mysteries of guano, and-grain 'hud sub-sqil, -and the -no wortli knowing. He is the Wot of th 'British farmers. In short, ho is Bright-down good fellow, open-handei hnd typical Englisl eijuire of the h-ast kind. Thc one respect in which Mr. Lonf 5s unlike the ordinary ElnglfsJi squirt is that he.is a man of grea't not a brilliant ;nianf 'but a jnan who has filled many high office in the state, and lias filled them al with the average Eing lish squire's good hi has plenty of as a rule comprise any astounding mentality But that well-shaped head of Waltei Long's, 'with Its high forehead, con tains plenty of brains, and out of his well-formed mouth have proceedei come of Hie-best fighting politica speeches of tlt-a present day. Walter Long ought to have been chosen leader of the Tory party when. "Arthur Balfpur resigned. And he would have so chosen had no the jealous 'pushfnlness of the Bir .mingbam section c.f Unionism "queer e'd" his chances. He is mo-re of a persona grata with the church-and state men, who still form the most numerous, though not thc loudest voiced, portion of the Tory party, than is Mr. Bonar Law, who is nar rower in'his outlook than Mr. Long HP. has always been a protectionist and so did not need to become a ''tar- riff reformer" in the space of five iiiinntes, as did inoet of his colleagues The charge of being a political ad- venturer can never be brought iigniiiiii as ii. t> fevallect against the more brilliant P. B. Smith, for his stake in -the country is undoubted as is his disinterested- ness. As has been said, Mr. Long proved himself a good administrator, when In cilice. Ho is a good debater, and a platform speaker, with a taking style, though, perhaps, it cannot, be said of WEST HAS A BIG FOR EGGS Breakfast 'Table Industry Capable of Extensive Interesting .Facts A decade ago Canada was import- ing eggs to a value of about one and three-quartet million dollars. Last year exports were practically nil, while a value of about half a million dol- lars. Houghly speaking, the agricultural West in 1911 gobbled up Ml the East's spare "hen-fruit" and sonic millions from outside. How import- ant an industry it is that Canada is so f.ar overlooking may be guaged from the fact that the an- nual value of'poultry products in the United 'States is greater than that of either wheat-growing or dairying, am' more than equal to the combined value of sheep'and swine production. Where Prices Run Highest Interesting in this connection is a paragraph from evidence recently giv- en hefore the parliamentary standing committee on agriculture by Mr. A Gilbert, poultry manager at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa: I "I had a v'isit Iron' a British Co- become: more- ui.nl more general in thc West. Another parts of 'the.country1 fcicnble 'In1-'other.Districts, viz., tluitj of taking'eggs t'p (lie creamery or flic hiitter'factoryrTJie farmers bring iiv their eggs when they bring in their mjik', The farmer.in this.1 case nerd not- min'd whether.'-he brings' in ai small quantity, i has ,to.'conic' with hifs milk or cream I West's Prcseiil. Kcoiiomic Waste As a bulletin on Practical Poultry Keeping, issued by the Alberta De- partment', i of strongly emphasizes, there is serious economic waste in present Western methods oi production and consumption "On in- vestigation at many .points through- out the it; is found that in some districts the farmers themselves are the largest purchasers of bacon, condensed milk, butter and eggs a1 the local stores. They are so en- grossed with the larger departments of farming that; they lose sight of the market demands for food products. lumbia gentleman the other day, and Thc. Wcstcni growing the he said, 'We have a mild o-imMe fdr thc o[ (he winch is particularly favorable to the raising of .poultry. I replied, You ought then to have ti large supply of poultry and eggs.1 He said, 'So we have.1 Now, it is an interesting fact that notwithstanding the mild cli- mate, which.is certainly favorable to a large output of "eggs and poultry, I can assure you that thc prices in British Columbia arc the highest we have in Canada. Eggs were sold Table Board All cooking. Ladies or Gentlemen 1208 iriiircl Avc. S. (Redpath) PHONE lloO THE QueVs ttotel pOYAL VIEW north ,of .LetlibridRe "IAH modern conveniences Prlyaio dining rooirrs Meals a la Carte Arraugemenif can he niacie private dnncea 'Everything First Class Special Sunilay Dinner from 5.30 to p.in, R. PROP. 'PHONE '1624 speeches either in the House, of the towns and cities of British lumbia last winter as high as 75 cents and even 95 cents per I have letters'Bearing that out. In Ot- tawa the highest market, price was 60 cents a dozen, and at the 'Experi- mental Farm we sold at 50 cents. Ap- parently in the case of British Co- lumbia a genial climate had no eHect, on the high value o[ eggs and poul- try." Commons or on the platform tlui they disclose any remarkahle origin ality, still he IB a clear ihinkfir n.lnn traditional lines and on definite it sues. Sir. Long: has represented, no Cewe than'six separate consti'tuencies Bristol, as Veil as for two rural d; visions of Wiltshire, his native conn try_truly a Dan to Beersheba cand !da.te, T-Iig name 3ias been the siibjec of no end of funs. "Man wants but little here below, Nor want that little Long." was placarded by .the Liberals al over one constituency which he con tested. He has, been caricatured the subject of Ulster's pleading "-Love me, being .suhsti luted for me, .Long." And not long ago, when he followei Mr. Shortt, who l.Hd made a speech o inordinate in debate on thf transportntlori Su- icrlor division, W.. R. Cronk., of. tho ompm'iy's staff at d for the position. With sucli' high prices, West-, ''and East alike, why do not ordinary {ar- mers, as well as specialists, take ad- vantage of profits offered 1 There are various-- point? bo be coiiSiileVedV.-hcre. In, the course' of Mr. Gilbert's deuce before the committee, it -ras brought of it f-hat when eggs were sell- ing in Ottawa at 50 and 60 cents the dozen, they could be obtained at about It-all' that price within three hours' run of that city I Knowing tliis, i the farmer has usually grumbled "Why for poultry', when the gels most of the profit has lei it go at that, over- looking the fact that his own slow- ness' 'in marketing has been a chief factor against his getting tho top price which the public is willing to give for its favorite breakfast tahle delicacy when 'it- is absolutely fresh. Co-operation in Marketing Of course, not every farmer 'is so situated as to take advantage of Hie top-price market, however much lie strive. And, too, it is only by .work- ing in co-operation with his fctlows that he can secure for him self a fair share of what has ordinarily gone to thc middleman. Mr. Gilbert divides farmers into three classes. One, those near thc cities two, Ihoso near express offices or railway sta- tions three, those who are away back. The latter must be content io deal with thc -middleman, the coun- try store or drive a long distance. However, there are many districts Canada v.'here co-opera- tion would he of great advantage, and co-nperation is being carried on in ny- parts of thc country with great success. Thc .Success of Circlet'1 The formation Poultry Pro- ducers' Association of Canada, with Is laudable object of establishing egg circles for the gathering and quick sale of new laid eggs and the better. of poultry .with the proper irading oi it, should become a grsH incentive to poultry keeping among i 'armors in the different parts of the j 'ounl-ry. In the language of the con- itution, object of "the .isiHV'tta-( on and its branches or circles, "is j o encourage a co-operative spirit among pouliry proilucon; to brine, iroducrrs and consumers cltir-er 1 ;etlier to encourage ihe'adoption of he iirst breeds and types of iililHy Hiitltry to the sn.all pin- timers to form local branches or rir- :lcs, fur mutiijil assistance, and co-op- ralicn in selling Io aid in 'estate isbiiiii a nnifonn and landiird dressed poutiry and egp.s, iccji (he pi-oiluofi-K in touch hose buyers put a premium mi unlity and to advance, and ilignitv he poultry industry." Already il as done much to hrlp on poiillrv dc- plopmrnl. In Ontario tlir Mfig Cir- Ic idea has onil might !gl provinces to convert into 'bacon, nut- ter, cheesp and poultry products, and .ship these back., to the farmer and other citizens ol: the Western-prov- inces to consume.; If this is profit- able to the Eastern producers -who have to pay transportation and considerable advance on thc price the Alberta grain grower receives, how much more profitable should il be to the Alberta farmers who has the grain at first cost) and the market at his door. This .surely demonstrates the advisability of turning the coarne products of 'the farm into fin ishcd products of 'high value easily placed on ttljc -market, and se- curing a large portion of the highly increased market value which the double freight charges now cause." .Well over dollars' worth of eggs -and poultry were brought into Alberta alone during For the-entire Middle not to mention British1-'Columbia thc total must already'be around worth-in a-single Canadian Finance. FORE'FOODS ACT DISTRICTS been passed'establishing nine- Iricts in t'anada in conncc- Ottawa, Sept. order-in-coun- cil has bee ieen iHst t-ion with the .administration of tlic P.ure Foods Act. The provinces of Alberta and ".Saskatchewan have been created into a single dis- trict, while British Columbia Jias been divided into as follows Rocky 'Mountains, comprising Kel- son, Kernic, ftrvelstoke, Rossland, Forks, and .as. far as Kamloops. Vancouver, tho ferrTiory west of Kamloops to1 thc Victoria, the The Dominion has likewise been di- vided into districts for the purpose of. the administration of the Gas "Act.: Winnipeg and Rrgina districts com- prise the provinces and Mr. La li'cite, who is publisliing'a book of views of Ictlibticlge, wants'al I thc mothers of the city, to let: him take a photo of .their, babies. Ho .will give you Y A Photo of Your Baby FR'I'JE I'or your trouble in biiiiging it to his studio. He will also give a prize of CASH for the Finest Looking Baby .Between the ages of 3 and 18 months, ,v Every mother should respond to tin's otter. Biino yoiu child to Mr. La Feitz Studio, 410 5th Street South Above-the Lelhbndgc Real Estate Market, Between hours of 10 and 4 on Mondayknext MOTHERS FIND LOST SONS CRUSADE: BY NORWEGIAN WO MAN! CROWNED 'WITH. IM- MENSE SUCCESS Vancouver, Sept.- the pray ers of a thousand. Norwegian mothers still ringing in.-her.ears, Mrs. Dick Waaler, a noted: lef Vancouver a few days'ago for the after travelling -through the greater part of the American conlin ent on an unique restor to Scandinavian mothers of theii sons of business life in the new country, iiave 'forgot- ten home ties. I-Ier work iirthis continent has tak en up seven years. course o: her self-imposed crusade, Jirs. Waaler has travelled from ocean to Ocean, and has been Instrumental in reunit- ing hundreds of sons to their mothers, who, in some cases, had not 'written home for as long as twenty years. Success of Mission Waaler, who is the of a colonel in' the Norwegian army, be- came deeply impressed'by the sorrow of aged mothers who had completely lost all trace of their boys. She ga- list of the missing and set, out ou her quest. She has visited every city and town in the United States and-Canada in which there is a Norwegian-colony, lecturing in tha't language and telling of the longing of the old mothers, at homo to hear from.their -hoys ere they dietU In the great majority of. she has discovered the men for whom sho has been 'searching, and, in con- sequence, there "has he-en joy in many a home'in Norway. Since arriving In this country Waaler has received hundreds .of letters from women in h-er native country expressing thanks for putting them in communication with their sons. "Mother of Moth- "Little other" and "Mother's Voice" were some of the titles bestow etl upon her. In the course of her travels, Mrs, ex Saskatchewan and ;v-AJnerta Ijas has -been -divided Waaler, who is a 'well-known author -sioils, oi Calgary ;md fiidmonton, and Urltish Columbia is divided inin dis- tricts of Vancouver and Victoria, the latter comprising Vancouver. Montreal's melon islinsf. country in thc world for any Scandinavian to emi- grate said Mrs. Waaliyr. "I love the Unite-d States and have received almost iuci-adihlcs. kindness from the people there, but I here nan bo no doubt that Canada is the country of the future." In reply to u. nilfil'.v fls to whether slip would advise her countrymen lf> I'liiiunile to Mrs. Wanter said sho naturally did not wain io hor own country depleted of its people-, hut if SiMind'na.v'ians wore tlelermineil io teave their native1 site would con ;ti lily counsel tbiim eoino to ('amuhi. loved Canada first, time; I sitW she flftid. "The-scen- ery JiM-r? in liki> iliai, Nonviiy and you have I sliiHinif birds and ilitt same llmvers that we luivr ;ii home.'' MUST GfeT DOWN TO THE REAL THING ppok.'tne, will be a contraband ariirlo In Ihe mcsllc science ffep'jirl.mont. 'if the Spo- public schools this yrar, Ji'id expensivo mcuuu will be a thing of PROFE