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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Mat HERALD SATURDAY, APRIL 11. ItlS OF MEREST TO THE FARMER WDIlliC f >   TMt THEATMKNT or WILD >  OAT LAND.    There arc mafir (nJanrtiOBo ftWm Mt to WMtprn f�rra�ri> on tho rUm-JmUm e( vrild osts and devpltr all IhM kM kMB laM and dour the wo�d �Mil fleiMtahaa and will rtonttnur to flMllah 10 long �!> xrain rUIng Ik til* faaMnaat featuro or western ag-ilatftaN. Tke It �rminabl* atMNt M MOOB u It I" formed hut It hi Mt Kemtlnaae uutil condltteaa �ra UTorabIa for it> growtii. It la iMMt ImpofffMp fo induoe It to ftraUaate uader arttficlal coMUions or at any other time of jr^ar than th� �Mlr avrlBK or at anr depth ezoept artIMB a coiipW n( tnohaa of the rur-faca of the itround. The land at present occupied by the IXomtBlon Kzp�> to worked a� to fumlah ihp ino�t favorable condltlonn for early aprliir germination. The aeed of tlia wild oats fallg to the grouB4 at the time of. or shortly pre-rloua to, barre.o and eo lonK as It Ilee there It la perfectly cafe for U will not grow. btK If covered by a little e*rth. It win be sure to grow the following spring if this stubble land he left till spring and then seeded to graia. or frionghed r>r cultivated or diaced and then seeded, the -wild oat will germinate at the aaae time aa tlM MWa grain and lover the yield or good grain aeoordlngly. If. how-fll�r. tk* wtM oat be covered In Cte Ml or early apring by ahaUow plough-tag or 4oBbl* dlaeiag or caKlvatlag �M thOB hhrrowed and left ttu ger-�taatlfw haa wall begun aad again �feallow plonghed or doable disced, tk* �oa� la killed aad the land is in elaaa condttion for a crop or good Ib a ayelOBi o( taming where the retallDa to all grata aueh as aumme^ ^taflow tollowod by two crape of wheet Ml a trap of eeane grala the traat-��t to In aceordance wtib the fbre-alK priaclples. After harveat akaHey plough or IQPIIVER m UNO BONELS GLEIUi MTiimiUiEfS'' oat Whoa IIIom lek. Hoatfaehy. CenaftlpatoO, er Per M eaatti Cleaa up laaldo Bigkt aa� tool aae. Take OaaeareU to lleaa your U*ar aad oleaa the kotrolo aad 8to� headaokea. a bad cold, * knatk. ooatod �aBowBaoa. aonr atooMeh ToBigkt take Caacareu aad oa-Jagr tke aiceat. geaUoat Uror aad bowel iliBiiir yo� ever ogpartaaead. Waka u� (eaUBg graad-Brerykedya dolag tt. Caeearou beat lasattve tor ehUdrea �Uo.-^AaTenteeiBent. ORINir Cotii Cola 5c a bottle M eaaa of t 24 Inl T* Any ^ or iho CMy for 11.00 (oWaa to ha retanieg whew olo aWlag AMMta far OlatHot Letk- Purity BolOing Works Oorwoe dUi Avmmo A dm ki, �. isii double diac all atubble that has home more thaa oBe crop since previous sumtcer-lkllovlBf. la the early apring, hari weeds on thP remaining land will have germinated and alt Uiat which has home two crops slneo fallowing should now be plottghed a little dep�>r than prevloui ly. packed, aown to oats or barley and packed again. The time is well on now towarda the inldille of May and reapita can be taken for plantluir such hood-croiie aa may he xrown and by the end of the rir�t week in Junt' there will be a beautiful sund of weeds and oepeclally of nihl oato on that which ahould be ploughed now at leaat ata lachea deep snd kept t ul tlvated for the remainder of t!io season aufflclently to prevent further aeed growth. Tlia method thux outUued. faitlifiilly followed, oouplecl with care to pre^ vent tatroductlon of wild oat f^cciU in Impure aeed grain or by niean'stacle has been removed, ^Ince the church bare will he seif-supportinR henl,|n or hay from the flrat crop are lessened. Influence of Previeua Oulttvatlen and Pr�^i�*n Cra#a- iti r'ii: that where graaa was sown with a �!iMin crop ob atunmer-fallow ti" yi.'ids were over two 4ons per ai r.^_ but where aown With grain after roots or grain cropa. the yields were only about pauBds per acre The yiclda after roota exceeded ..ilKhtly the yloMa alter grain crops, hut no dKtoroaca waa noted between sowing Aftar otto crop of grain and sowing attoT two crops. The heaviest erap ot hay was secured by ploogklag uador 8 tons of rotted barnyard manure la the fall before seeding down. The average yield from thia plot exceeded the amount aecured tmn aowing the grass on sammor-tallow lead. Thla Increaaed yield haa atao boon continued into the aecond cropping year. The average yield 4or tko three years from the first crop ot ha? taken off the manured plot amounted to 2% tons per acre and from the aecond year 2 tons. In the above oxpofiUiwBt tke atubble land was (all ptoagked aad worked down into seed bad condition in the fall. The root iaad waa eatttrated In the apring aad ia each eaao (he land was put into good tilth, aad no difficulty haa been experlencod In getting a catch of graaa, althoogh aa pre-vioualy mentionad the cktvor hia not thrived excepting where thora was a depreoaioB in tko aoU that would hold the molatnre and afford better winter protection. Tho plota wo^ oaaal-iy aown the latter part of April or, qnlto early la May la order to utlliao | the apring aoliture for genainatlac tbe^amall aeeda. Mmdt lf�w Families CemlMf tai blato is Voir Aetiv* �a ttoadod. �vorytklac pat ap' mm aaM at a fhlr yrica, although bo iiMlUtot Kl��� ware paM. Mr. Raadwr kaa parekaaod a konaa IB| UlfckrHga. kut osDoola to out about m oerBa lato ertm aaar wTlaon Bid-llB, Mr. Oraat from Barraa takea yoaa^toa of tko (km Ckaa. rou waa oallod to LotkblMge 4 ttiaday by tko doatk ot kla bro- fFreas Oer Own C"o�d�et> wraaSam, April n-Settlera ooa* tinue to eomo In. Pour new fanlHaa have bean added to this dlatrlet te t)|a paat week. Mr. DoNatfclde. who haa had tho contract lor bnlMings for Mataro. Vaaoree aud Alley, expeeta to ka through in aboat a week. Ha tkaa will be buUdlag a larfre bam for Mr. Dowaley. directly south from Mr. > Vaaorer'a. Mr. Jonea of Whitewater, Man., la In the diatriet arranging for the erection of a building on his holding on Twp Mti. He and Y\.� brother own three aecthna there which they will fence and atocla He npipecta Me foreman In thla week with the catlio. Mr. McLean, ot .'tobleford. baa roat-ed the Tueker farm recently vacalOd by .Mr. Green.. He will bring to a herd of cattle, l>ut nl�r> expeeta to break the north half of section M for crop kelllng Lots. All the lota In lll'uk I heiween Perkins' store and the railroad were sold last week, which �ho�n the pronper-Ity with which iif�'ders view our town. About forty people g.ttliered at the home of Mr. and .Mrs. r H Perkina on Thur.-