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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT HERALD OF INTEREST TO    THE TREATMENT OF WILD   OAT LAND. *  9 and some interesting conclusions are deduced from various methods of treatment of this weed. The pily effective methods are derived from the facts that the seed germinates most readily in the early spring and in the presence of other plants. In a system of all grain farming, therefore, the fallow and stubble .must oe so worked as to furnish the most favorable conditions for early sprins germination. The seed of the wild oats falls to the ground at the time of. or shortly previous to, harvest and so long as it ' lias there it is perfectly safe for it � will not grow, nut if covered by a little earth, it will be sure to grow the following spring. If this stubble land be left till spring and then seeded to grain, or ploughed or cultivated or disced and then seeded, the wild oat will germinate at the same time as the sown grain and lower the yield of good grain accordingly. If, how-war, the wim oat be covered In the fall or early spring by shallow plough- � tag or double discing or cultivating and than harrowed and left till germination has wail begun and again shallow ploughed or double disced, the waed is killed and the land is in clean condition for a crop of good crate. la a system of fanning where the rotation Is all grate such as summer-fallow followed by two crops of wheat ad a crop of coarse grain the treatment It In accordance with the forego teg principles. After harvest shallow plough or KEEP LIVER ACTIVE AND BOWELS CLOW WITH "CASGARETS" est Whan Mows, lek, Headachy, Constipated, or For Bad Breath or tour Stoma**. Be okaerful' CI ban up Inside tonight and feel fine. Take Caacareta to liven your liver aad clean the bowels and atop headaches, a bad cold, biliousness, offensive breath, ooated tongue, sallowness, sour stomach and Cases. Tonight take Ca* carets and enjoy the nicest, gaatleat 11 vet and bowel cleanser you ever experienced. Wake up feeling grand-Everybody's doing it Caaoarets best laxative for children :also.-*Aavertlsement. DRINK Com Cola 5c a bottle At year dealers er we deliver a Caas of 24 hatf-pmt Bottles To Any Part of the City far $1.00 (Bottles ts fee returned when empty.) Bole Battling Agents for Leth-aritfae District. Purity Bottling Works Center 4th Avenue aV 4th at. B. Phone 1501 double disc all stubble that has borne more than one crop since previous summer-fallowing. In the early spring, harrow this worked-over stubble land and leave till the weed seeds are .germinated. Sow and pack the land that had been fallowed the previous year. Then come back to the land that hns borne only one crop since fallowing and shallow plough it. harrow and pack and sow to wheat and puck again. If the preceding fall was wet. the first year stubble might have to be ploughed in the fall and sown in the. spring immediately after the sum mer-fallowed laiid was sown. All the land should be packed as soon ns sown. By the time the wheat is sown iu an ordinary season, the weeds on the remaining laud will have germinated and all that which has borne two crops since fallowing should now be ploughed a little depor than previous ly, packed, sown to outs or barley and packed again. The time is well ou now towards the middle of May and respite can be taken for planting such boed-crops as may be grown and by the end of the first week in June there will be a beautiful stand of weeds and especially of wild oats on that which should be ploughed now at least six Inches deep and kept cul tlvated for the remainder o� the sea son sufficiently to prevent further seed growth. The method thus outlined, faithfully followed, coupled with care to prevent Introduction of wild oat seeds in impure seed grain or by means of animals, will keep the plague in check to such au extent that very little loss will result. But the method will not completely eradicate the pest nor does it seem possible to eradicate It without the introduction of hoed crop in the rotation after summer-fallow.  SEEDING TO GRASS. *   Several years ago a series of exr, periments in seeding down to grass was started on the Western Experimental Stations. Some time was required to perform the preparatory work that was necessary to put this experiment on a good working basis. The first comparable hay crop was harvested on the Scott Station in 1915, so that the results from three crops are now available. The experiment consisted first In seeding down with and without a nurse crop, and secondly In determining the influence of pravtOBs crops and previous cultivation on the lay crop. In this experiment 14 pounds of Western Rye Grass and 10 pounds of Red Clover par acre ware used. Owing to the unfavorable climatic conditions and to lack of proper inoculation the Red Clare* was more or less a failure very saason. Occasionally a little would come up In the first crop of SATURDAY, APRIL 18,1918 h*&aar ira tesdlng with a nurse crop waa practised the grass and clover wars mixed with the (rain and sown with Ota ordinary grain drill at a little shallower than the depth the grain la usually sown. Where the grass was sown without a nurse crop tlM saad was mixed with coarsely Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by .raising FOOD on the fertile plates of Western Canada. The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. fll to $30 an acre; irrigated land tip to ffiO; 20 years to pay. Loan to BSsistsettlers on irrigated lands. Get full particulars and free II lus-CAted literature from *UM tUHWt, dMl Ssyt C.P.R. Lssti M>5 1st St, tart. CALGARY >ANG*0R-D0NAU)S0N UNE POfULAR SERVICE Ctttda to Ghxfw Per full Infermatlen apply to Agents ,ar Company's Office, 270 Main St, Winnipeg. COALDALE (Wrens Our Own Corr�spond�nt> Coaldala, Apr. 11.-Mr. C. B. Mc-Kinson, gone supervisor in the Sons of the Soil Movement, visited Coal-dale on Monday for the purpose of organising a local committee to handle tha work in this centra. The com mtttee consists of �. A. Suggitt, chairman; R. J. Gould, secretary, togetber wttb KM win Johnson, Roger Lund, A. W. Maxwell and Rev. J. M. Fawcett. The secretary has applications tor the fanners to sign who desire boys from 15 to 19 years, aad will give any further iaformatloa ha can. The boys eeme to the .farmara' assistance on tw� weaks' trial aad if satisfactory, remain. This is a source of labor which should ba investigated by those employing labor, and a real service may be doas ths boys by giving them a try-oat. Arabia Mitchell, who has been sick with a severs attack of la grippo, is aroaBa again as usual. The Weston's Missionary Society held a aeetiag on Wednesday afternoon la the school auditorium. The Red Cross sawing Is going on from week to week as usual. Oorothy Mlatona gave a birthday party on Monday afternoon, to which a number at her class-mates were invited. A pleasant time was spent. The ranks of the senior pupils at school are sadly depleted these days owing to a large number engaging in farm work at home. Three girls and six boys are so engaged. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Morton and CMughfr Vistula, returned on Monday afternoon from Santa Monica, California, where they have been since the beginning of the year. The sermon on Sunday was delivered from the text, "Unless I wash tfaae, thou hast no part In me." The speaker showed that our part and the Lord's part were one-to bring the Kingdom at God into the world-but that we conld not do our part unless we be cleansed from sin by Him. There will be a special meeting of the Quarterly Official board of the, church on next Monday evening to arrange for the closing of the financial j year of the church, and to consider again the question of church union. This subject was discussed a year ago j but no action was taken, since a union) could not be affected so long as the church was receiving support from the mission board. But this obstacle! has been removed, since the church1 here will be self-supporting hence-1 forth. i Just about time again to think about! baseball. With daylight saving in effect, and an hour added to the evenings, practices will be possible. And \ how about a "bee' tu put the diamond in shape? J. A. Jackson, formerly general secretary Of the Ontario Sunday school association, died at Toronto, lie used to be principal of Iriquois High school. cracked wheat and sows with the same drill. In this case the seed waa sown somewhat shallower than with a nurse crop as the young grass plants have mora difficulty In breaking a crust on the soil when no grain plants are present. In all the grass seeding experiments the land was well worked down with thp harrow and packed before and after seeding. With the exception of where the grass was sown with grain on summer-fallow land the yields from seeding the grass alone have been aimrat double those secured where the grass was sown with a nurse crop, but It was found in the second crop oi hay harvested that there was practically no difference in yisld betweeu the plots sown with a nurse crop and those sown without. With grain at such a high price It would appear to be more profitable to use the nurse crop although the yields of hay from the first crop are lessened. Influence of Previous Cultivation and Previous Crops. In this part of the experiment land that had been summer-fallowed the previous year, land that had grown roots, land that had only grown one crop of grain and land that had grown two crops of grain after fallowing were -sown to grass. It is interesting to note that where grass whs sown with a grain crop on summer-fallow the yields were over two .-tons per acre, but where sown with grain after roots or grain crops, the yields were only about 26#0 pounds per acre. The yields after roots exceeded slightly-the yields after grain crops, but no difference was noted between sowing after one crop or grain and sowing after two crops. The heaviest crop of hay wss secured by ploughing under S tons of rotted barnyard manure in the fall before seeding down. The average yield from this plot exceeded the amount secured from sowing the grass on summer-tallow land. This increased yield has also been continued into the second cropping year. The average yield tor the. three years from the firBt crop of hay taken off the manured plot amounted to 2% tons per acre and from the second year 2 tons. In the above experiment the stubble land was (ail ploughed and worked down into seed bed condition in the fall. The root land was cultivated in the spring and in each case the land was put into good tilth, and no difficulty has been experienced in getting a catch of grass, although as previously mentioned the clover his not thrived excepting where there waa a depression in the soil that would hold the moisture and afford better winter protection. Tha plots were usually sown the latter part of April or quite early in May in order to utilise the spring moisture for germinating the'small seeds. Many N�w Families Coming In Real Estate is Very Active to 30 (From Our Own Correspondents Wrentham, April ii.-Settlers continue to come In. Four new families have been added to this district in the past week. Mr. DoHsrhide, who has had the contract tor buildings for Messrs. Vanoree aud Alley, expects to he through in about a week. He than will be building a large barn for Mr. Dowsley, directly south from Mr. Vanorer's. j Mr. Jones of Whitewater, Man., Is j in the district arranging for the erec- j tion of � building on his holding on Twp. 7-lfi. He and his brother own three sections there which they will fence and stoclr He orxpoets htjs foreman in this week with the cattle. Mr. McLean, of Nobleford. has rented the Tucker farm recently vacated by Mr. Green.. He will bring in * herd of cattle, but also oxpects break the north half of section for crop. Selling Lots. All the lots in Block I between Perkins" store and the railroad were sold last week, which shows the prosperity with which outsiders view our town. About forty people gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Perkins j on Thursday evening when the gen-j tlemen entertained the ladies of the j church. A very good program jvaai rendered, which was fully enjoyed by I everyone present. Pete McDougall,; as editor of the Wrentham Eye Open- j er, proved his.ability in that line, especially in the Miladf column. C. B. j Perkins gave an original song as a; tribute to the Ladles' Aid, while Os-1 car Strand and Wm. Sturale threnhod i out tha question of which was the better, the li. a, or Canadian form of i government. The decision was given to Mr. Strand in favor ol the Union Jack. Kessler Bros.' sale on Saturday waa wall attended, Everything put up was sold At a fair price, although no exorbitant prions ware paid. Mr. Kessler has purchased a house in Lethbrldge. hut expects to put about 4t0 acres into crop near Wilson Siding. Mr. Orant from Barons takes Immediate possession of the farm here. Chas. Fata was called to LethbrWge a Sunday by the death of his brother. H. O. Rollag sold a qu .rtor section to T. Btrand last week. School Building. At the last meeting of the consolidated school board the question of vans was laid on the table until such time as the trustees could get in touch with certain of the ratepayers. Mr. Wittington from Lethbrldge wan piesent aud presented plans and specifications of a proposed building, but this waa also laid on the table to give other architects a chance. Our school board shows their good judg- TNE NsveivFailing Remedy for Appendicitis Indigestion, Stomach Disorders, Appendicitis and Kidney Stones are often caused bv Gall Stones, and mislead people until those bad attacks of Gall Stone Colic appear. Mot on* in ten Call Stone Sufferers knows what is the trouble. Marlstt's Specific will cure without pais or operation. Buy from JACKSON & CO. LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. J.W. MARLATT&CO St* ONTARIO ST, TORONTO OUT. Builders' Supplies CEMENT, LIME, WOOD FIBRE PLASTER, EMPIRE FINI8H, HOLLOW TILE, BRICK, ROOFINGS, BUILDING AND TAR PAPER, FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND GRATES, TILE, BEAVER BOARO, PLATE GLASS, MURANESE GLASS, OOMMON GLASS, AUTO WIND-  SHIELDS. The Western Supply & Equipment Co. Ltd. PHONE 1044 FOURTH ST. 8* LETHBRlDGE The Ford Saves the Hay and Oats the Horses Eat IT HAS been estimated that five acres of land are required to maintain one horse for a year, and that the same five teres -would produce nearly enough food for two people. If 50,000 Canadian farmers each replaced one horse with a Ford, 250,000 acres would be added to the Nation's source of food supply and enough extra food made available to feed 100,000 people. - , Just think what a great service this means to the country at the present time and the benefit to the farmers irom the sale of food produced on this acreage. ' � A Ford car also paves the farmer svtreek or more r>f valuable time each year, which can be used for further productive work. The Ford travels three times as fast as a horse and rip-costs lees to run and keep, and is far easier to take care of. With labor so scarce and high priced, time means money,, so do not delay in getting your Ford. Runabout - - - - Touring - - - - Coupe -"- -Sedan ------- Chassis One-Ton Truck - F.O.B. FORO, ONT. meat by not buying a pig in the poke, no to speak, but believe In giving everyone a fair ohauca and not jumping at tbo first plans submitted. A petition is In circulation asking the municipality to do everything rn its power to get the roads leading Into town put into proper shape. There Is only one road leading into towu which is passable and it ia hoped ttie council will give this petl> tion due consideration. The people are not afraid at a tew taxes it they are* put to the proper use. Miss Lilfw Perkins spent her Vaster vacation with her parents, returning to Letubridae on Friday's train. Miss Lloyd, who is teaching pear Magrsth, spent a taw days in the district last week. . 'the Road to Independence * Trouble comes to all of us at one time or another. The man with a snug bank account, is fortified against the "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune". It is the duty of every man to lay aside something for the inevitable rainy day. Open a Savings Account today-and take your first step along the road to Independence. THC MCRCHANT5 DANK Head Office: Montreal. OP CANADA Established 180*. LETHBRIDGB BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, NOBLEFORD BRANCH. M, R. J. DINNING, Manager. V. A. EBERLY, Acting Msnsjsr. A. KILPATRICK, Acting Mseagsr. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. LLD.. D.C.L. President H V. F. JONES. Ad'lCen'L PUmgcr SIR JOHN AIRD, General Msneeer V, C BROWN, Sup't of Centra! W�mm Bfsnehse CapitalPaid Up. $15,000,00(1 T Reserve Fund. . $13,500,000 The Safety Deposit Boxes of this Bank offer the desired security for valuable papers and other effects. The charge Is very moderate for the protection thus afforded. isaw Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgr OP CANADA Wbei will Tm Sift II yon itt't Save RUT? Though your ialary or Inoome will no doubt Increase, go will your expenses-and many find that tha latter more than keep pace vlth the former. Now is the time to start a Reserve Fund ^and tha Savings Department of the Union Bank �f GtdtoaW Is tha place to keep It. ' Deposit the extra you have on hand now- you can open as account with any sum. down to one dollar-and draw toUerestoaH, LETHBKiOGE BRANCH   - F. W. NICHOLSON, Manaaer  P. V. Cavers, Manager  J. Blackwood, Manager CARD8TON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH -THE STANDARD BANK *s CANADA- CONDENSED STATEMENT BIST JANUARY, tSlS LIABILITIES Notes in Circulation................................. $ 5,484,saa.O� Deposits............................................. M,OW,70s.t0 Due to Banks........................ .............. t,lel,IM,7# Dividend, Payable 1st February, 1818................ 119,0*4.17 Acceptances Under Letters ot Credit................. TB,0M.S9> Capital, Reserve Fund and P. & L. Account......... S\M1,7M4B ASSETS ili i ii ii Cash on Hand....................................... f ll,S2>,lle.S0 Gold Reserve.9 and Govt. Deposits for Circulation..... S^7a,O0B.0O Due by Banks....................................... �,1M,7*S.�9 Dominion Govt., British Govt, and other Bonds, etc.... 19,(M0,Mf.4O Call Loans and Current Discounts................... 43,009,f70.6t Bank Premises...................................... lilM,9M.*t Letters of Citdit Per Contra......................... Other Assets........................................ 108.061.�8 1 $7a,900,S07a FOR SALE Dwelling Houses 526 7th Street 8., Modem Bungalow ............~....... 92800.00 809 6th Avenue 8., 50x125 .............................. $2100.00 1403 1st Avenue North ...................................1700.00 Onc-Flfth Down Payment. Balance on easy terms thereafter. * APPLY The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR. ASSIGNEE, ETC. HEAD OFFICE, 316 FIFTH STREET 8. LETHBRlDGE,'ALBERTA PHONE 1848 Ford Garage, Dealers A. P. Veale, Dealer � Z. N. Skouson, Dealer Lethbridge - Warner - Raymond Your Will-Is it Ready? Delay in the making of a Will has caused many an estate to pass to those for whom it was not intended. Why not see to yours at once? Consult our Trust Officers. All information gladly given without charge. WRITE FOR OUR BOOKLET ON WILLS. The Trusts and Guarantee Company, limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA N LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING, J. W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL A88IGNEE FOR TH1 JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD. MEDICINE HAT, CALGARY, RED DEER, 8TETTLCR. ;