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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT niu DAILY HKRA: SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 1019 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER IEILSIAI for fa mily use or comiuerciaU y, that In Sept ember the world-price ot wheat can ovtu uovc be bought ut 2Ss. bo 40s, i aud maize nt 30s. a quarter less than "The Kugllsli farmer is complilninR tho price fixed toy the government. Ihiit with pieces ami es us they well ys a biuuty l as well as the body; have vegetables snJ fruit wheat wsls him Ui produce to a quarter, and if we the garden shown in ilie ery year, or dry, tut many v colortM ;utnual and j to delight Ih life worth living. Mr. TVubner. one ol oar neighbors. who was visiting U5 and looking over our garden in ttie height of its beauty of fruit aud flowvV. made iho remark thai lie would not mind living in thU such iruk ttie soul ihhii arighl ho Is asking a guaranteed not only I price in that neighborhood. That ivlng tnluouM mtUn a Suite subsidy of 40s. believe What this means that the broad and meat and milk of every man, wo mau. and cliild la this country is de- liberately in Ado uriKEukilly hy I the goverumput. Tho (hereby reduces the loss suffered by I lid treasury, but only toy compelling the consumer to make up the differ- 1 or u tjULirter thai that t-ai: bo seriousl: espeeially when thp of land isjeuce, this is c'qulvaleut to eye and make soarius up ami the civ-un of these HlovtDg wealth at the expense of pov- Mibi-idies U biMiig skimmed by the j c'rty." landowners. It is obvious that ths1! cersation ot the war -irlsole liolii-y of the Corn Law of v it -eiienii'v uiideMood that grow au'J thrive well in cli- wuniry if he could have such iruk Southern Albert, .re They form a wind break toj adapted to grain ami stock raising j the frail uni vegetable garden J0me of (he txcU3es my i is shown in the between irves -nd the artificial hike. The neighbors make when 1 try to induce have 10 hts Making Food Artificially Dear "What Is the government asks the Manchester Guardian. ''About (he last thing it should do. tho law guarantees a price of a quar- ter the government is. in fact, guaran- j A large number of soldiers reached will j Hamilton hours before they wer Ihem to grow such iblnps for them- "I do not have nnich to teeing a price of 735. t'd. That is out- rageous in itself, but the procedure U tbaa any other Hue of I'lrri.-u'liure, bai; the writer found through peve-ral i ilie t years of expfrience thai small fruits. slopes to the north which w w ;uch as strawberries, raspberries, cur- fjdered lo be the be-st. as it j to u.- cr no piaee to put [adopts is still more indefensible. In .rants anJ gooseberries will prow to ihe strawberriw 1km 'starling perfection wlili the proper care and early in tlie- spring. half order lo reduce the to the Trea it is "clj0u of what some consider! and there was no one to receive them. Charging them with receiving mou- i ey from a foreign niorch-' ants to Inirh up the Crown and Council have askcj for the resig- n.-uiona of 'Chift George Wright and Constables James Armstrong, George Srockbridge and Vincent KLverla, of Ont. These have now step- ped oul of ofdce. Mr. Tall'Ot. foreman of the (Metals Chemk-als. has been ap- pointed to the Chiefship, at a salary of few years ago when ihe writer took variety, procured from the most sue-j editors of the Farmer's Advoc.ile in it from the government, and uhicii straivberry grower m the: trying to educate anil sliuiuhUe Ihe (had grazing ground in ihe world of pedigreed plants. Both vane-, farmer along these in growing' for the buffalo, and laier on for ties did well, but the everbearing did me good things to eat that t'.iul lias' ibe iiK flocks and ibe best, and are very hardy. provided for us if we will only co- thelittle artificial lake on which the The two seasons have been the operate with HIP forces ot nature' pure-bred are swimming WAP Driest since we came here nine .which lie has so amply provided. That foruieJ by daauuing u? coulee or ago_ vet these vines have urodiu-- is ono of the reasons 1 am writing raviue with Hie stunts for reiiiintag eii crop.-. In we usd I lUese lines, that some of your readers and in fa.; earth Iron! ai; berries needed on the i'W catcli thai, co-operative spirit that either sule of ibe .-oiUec. The row of for preater part of ite seems to UP in the air these eventful 1 of Winnifred. in trees on the -brink of hill above 50n; canned over 4ft quarts, and the coulee were, outlines my son about worth from than, one brought-froai ojr Miunfapotis home a twentieth of an acre by actual mei- years ago. and driven in the j suremtfU. Last season, llife driebi of ground after it been properly pre-; an( on the same ground we picked 1S5 pared and cultivated. They are the j quarts, which would figure up at the Russian or_ yellow willow and Of over three thousand quarts to the acre, and at the price we coultf hava sold them would produce an in- j come of one thousand dollars per acre. Our cat and wheat crops were prac- tically a failure' except on snramerfal- low, anfi yet "we raised some of the finest berries I ever saw groiv. In the fall, after freezing we mulch them with straw or hay or fine rotted manure, not too thick to smother them; in the spring rake the mulching off but leave it around 'he plants, which TvilT consemTlhe mois- ture and enrich the soil. We exhibited these berrie's at-several of the fall fairs, including Taber and Lethbridee, our other exhibits and won first prize at one fair over irrigated pro- ducts. Some of the fairs nad no class if or theni but we showed them to demonstrate what could be done. Some saw the exhibit were overheard" to the remark that they were never grown in this vicinity but were ship- In, as we made the exhibits in October. There are similar places on. nearly the Farmers Advocate. BOOST IN BUTTER CAN'T BE HELPED (Ottawa To the Editor of The Journal: Apropos oE the recent jump in the price of butter, 1 venture to submit, some facts concerning the world's butter situation at the present mom- cut. Incidentally I would point out] that the quantity of butter In store in Canada, according to the last month- ly report of ihe High Cost of taring Commissioner, would provide less than two supply for the whole of j Canada. The price of butter in Canada, or In any ot her country, dope nd s on the world's supply and demand, a3 butter is now an articlo of general in- ternational trade. We are eating Xew Zealand butter in Ottawa today. The price of butter Is high in Canada bo- cause there is a great shortage in the world's supply. Uefore the war there were some ttn Europe an count ries with a total exportable surplus of The Royal Bank of Canada Incorporated 1869 Head Office...........Montreal Capital Authorized Capital Paid Up Reservt Funds Total Assets Over President, Sir Herbert S. Holt. Vice-President anil Jlannging Director, L. Pease. General Manager, C. E. Nelll. Supervisor of Ccutral Western Branches. Hobert CampbelL Thlrty-four IJranches in Alberta, forty-one in British Columbia, twenty-nine in Manitoba, one hundred and forty-tour in Ontario, ninety-five in Saskatchevi'au, fifty-one, in Quebec and eeventy-eigbt in the .Maritime touil of four hundred and sevctiiy-cight Branches Ihrouginiut including six iti Newfoundland, 199 Branches Throuahout the West. SOUTHERN ALBERTA BRANCHES Lethbridge W. A, Parker, Manager Magrath J. K. Atkinson, Manager R- McKay, Manager Taber G. Dkkson, Manager OF CANADA every farm In this western -country j pounds annually. Not j .where the land is rolling or is e-porttng] there is a coulee or some hutter at the present time. Some :that, with" a little effort, could be them are in the market to purchase jrnads to produce great crops of fruit- Iaree quantities; The people of the _________________________________i United Kingdom are still rationed at the rate of one ounce of butter per jweek, and one can understand that there are many people in the Old Coun- try who would pay any price to secure a larger quantity, these condi- tions exist we cannot hope Jo sec low- er prices in Canada. We would hardly expecl a Canadian merchant who had j butter for sale to dispose of It for I lessI money in Canada that he was be- iiig offered for export to European countries. The commerce of the world is not conducted in that way. The quantity of butter in storage, or the milk supply of cities, has nothing whatever to do with the price of butter In Canada, except in so far as the quantity produced here affects the world's supply, but with an annual shortage of over pounds at the present moment the Canadian ex- Are Yonr Children Learning to Save Money? v Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, with opportunities to save regularly, and tiainlng in how to expend money wisely. Such an education In thrift and saving will provo Invaluable In later ilie. LETHBWDGE BRANCH, CAI5D3TON BRANCH. BARONS BRANXH, F. V. CAVERS, Mi aijer. S. D. GRIFFiTIIS.Mui.s-r. portable surplus cuts no figure what- ever. If there were ten times as much engine ttnmgttt tavrkman. An Engine Built for Service Lauson-Beaver Look under the hood of your what kind of a power plant is going to do your tractor work. The steady grind under hard working load shows up construction in a few days' service. LAUSON-BEAVER motor is built for the hardest kind of tractor service, Built for protection against the grinding dust of work in the field. Built for steady work either pulling farm implements or running implements with belt power. The tturdy crank shaft, extra heavy, the extra strong connecting rod construction, the balanced engine design are what keep the LAUSON run- ning at low operating cost all over the country. LAUSON 15-25 Come in and let us show you the real mechanical reasons for LAUSON superiority, the engineering design back of the aacqittlled demonstration the LAUSON makes. The best tractor you can buy is the cheapest (ractor for you to own, The 15 H. P. for tractor work, 25 H. P. for belt work that the LAUSON delivers, with a surplun power of 30 per cent under all conditions o( running mean real tractor economy. McCLENEGHAN TAYLOR 405 FIFTH flTREST SOUTH. LETHBRIOGE. ALBEPTA tsr'D THE STANDARD OF CANADA HZAO orncE TORONTO TRUST FUNDS Our Savings Department gives you B guarantee of absolute security and interest at current rate. 5jo J. C. SCTT. MjMJcr. G. F. BLKICIItR. Mir.iln. miter in store as there is at r- BILLINGTON. t would not affect He price a frac- j J iou of a tent per pound because the' price is controlled hy the demand from abroad. The price of butler has gone up re- :enlly because the shipping Wocfcade B now lifted to many of the European tounlrtes where there is a great srar- lIly.-Alt is lliose people who are starv- ng for butter and who are offering ligher ami higher prices lo ohtain it j [hat are [lulling up ihe price and not the producers or deaiers. I have Jllsl received an enquiry from the chief of Ihe Federal Dairy Department at lienic, Switzerland, who wants to know what chances there are for getting some Canadian butter for Switzerland (luring tlie com- ing summer. The regulated price there at the present time is SO cents ]inr i pound but be says (here Is some illicit i trade in butler that is being cariiuil' on outside of the contr.ll at double that price. In Kill Switzerland.wag a large exporter of dairy products. This is a (air sample ot Ihe conditions in Europe today. I sympathize with people of limited mean.? who l.avo to pay these high prices, hut the producer or merchant who sells his product to tlie highest jidder In the open martel should not je called a "profiteer" any mora than this v.-ago earner or professional man who sells his services lo the highest bidder. Dominion Dairy Superintendent. Oltawa, March 31, 1919. Slrta Noi 1lh SOL i tad SlTrlinf WHAT THE BRITISHER PAYS FOR HIS LOAF The Farmer-Banker Alliance You go to your lawyer for legal advice: to the doctor for medical advice; why not to The Merchants Bank for financial advice? If you want a loan to buy cattle, hogs or you want information as to how to invest moneyr-come to those who make a business of financial matters, and are in a position to give you sound and impartial advice. AYCRCHANTS BANK Head Office: Montreal, OF CANADA Eslablished 18G4. LETHBTIIDGE BRANCH, R. J. DINNING. Manager. MONAKC1I BRANCH, V. A. KBKKLY. Manager, NOI1LKFOKD and BARONS BRANCHES, M. A.KIU'ATRtCK, Mgr. A SIMPLE REQUEST We have a Farmer's Record Book (or you, if you will fill in coupon and mail to us. Gambling With Our Food "IVirlay's debate on trie Corn 1 of 1517 deserves more nltontlon Itian i U lias yfit say? The Manchm- lf-r (Jimrdhn. 'Tmlfr Ami of the. quarter rlilr; ynar nnrl of r.f-xt j-'i-ir. The- government: fcrii, in jjojnl oT (net, > Inlying tTic I fftnnor'rt whcfil at fiiif (he I 1 .'orM ilircatr-noil n of rtliiiht, iiiiil it is Banking Service VOUR banking requirements may A be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE CRYSTAL DAIRY LIMITED, Lethbrldge, Alberta. I have not received ono ot your Kami Ufcord. but would Liko one. I have.......... Milch Cows. Mildress- We have 3 Only Beatrice Separators Left 1-500 lb. Machine 2-750 Ib. Machine Enquire for Special Prices. We Can Still Supply Our Patrons with Shipping Cans 5 Gallons, slightly 5 Gallons, new...................... 8 Gallons, These uricc-s are low, and arc for Cream Shippers only. SEND CASH WITH ORDER. Crystal Dairy, Limited Phone 1576 Use Our Service bave just hislalled the latest and most up-to-date Shoe Repairing Machinery and can accommodate yoiir wants in workmanship and material. Full Soles and Half Soles Put on While Yon Wait. O. K. REPAIR SHOP PHONE 733 817 THIRD AVE. S. FARM IMPLEMENTS International Harvester Co. McCormick Lines TRACTORS, DRILLS, MOWERS, RAKES, BINDERS, TWINE, ETC. Our Specialty: Our Motto: ServTca THOMAS OXLAND PHONE 1208 AGENT 1209 2ND AVE. S. Don't Lose Time in the Spring Get your grates, pinions, gears and other tractor re- pairs now. We have a large stock on hand. Lethbrfdge Iron Works Co., Ltd. A TRUST COMPANY The average Individual littlo knows tho many per- formed Trust Companies, and lio'w grcat'ls Ih'elr influence (or uncut In tlio community. HGsMcs handling cslnles, they inanago property, collect renls, fltlGTitl lo payment of Taioa ami fnsurance I'remiunis. Thcae and many other valuable services tlic trust companies rcnrter, which enler into every clay-lite, of Individuals, Honco Iho Trust Company comes more nnrl more lo fill Ihat place in the community to which (hey arc entitled by virtue ol UieJr varied form of usefulness. The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR. ADMINISTRATOR. ASSIONEE, ETC, HEAD OFFICE, 31) FIFTH LETHBRIDGE. ALBEBTA PHONE 1843 l.F.TItnRlDGE BRANCH WAKNKU BRANCH MII.K RIVF.U BRANCH R. T. BRYMNER, Manner J. U.S. GORDON, M.n.tfcr J. V. STEEL, Your Will-Is It Made? Your duty to your dependents is to leave your affairs 'in the hands of a competent and reliable Exec- utor. This Company, is both. The Trusts anil Guarantee Company, limited CALOAftY AND LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA LSTHBRIDCE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDINO, J. W. MoNICOL, INSPECTOR. Public Administrator and Official Anljntr (or ttis Judicial Dlilricts of Utritirjdge, Maelecd, Medicine Caljary, Red Deer, Slttller. ;