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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta II, 1017 V. rim U'Vriiimiooi'- UAILY F'AfiK' SliVKH A BIGGER PRODUCTION BE MOTO FOR [THIS YEAR IT COSTS FAR LESS TO POISON GOPHERS TO KEEP THEM WHY MM CHOPS AGAINST BAD WEATHER icon rlelcrmlhcd hyicustpm nnd theeo are Ihoao. determined by Iho W. 0. flccil, 'of tlio United Jopartiiienl o[ Agriculture, lo crops from Iti- Icriicnl .wc-nlhor, ivliicli, illy no inoro'tfiipeiifilve tlian lli'o lion- or UIR rloiMa of Iho croc- no moans unknown, Mr. Ilopd, admits, lar illliouuli II Is recognized llo iiolnlliiB oul] lliat marine In- lins Jnrludcd. famei tram ''perils of the (ho weather hazanl IB o( prlmb ImpcJrl. anil lhal iiinrlno Insurant his of tlio Tlio InlclllKcnl raoleo- tho mtm inodcsl or fore- for lie realizes more keenly ihai'i any niie, else llio endless com- lircnkBRO Ijy wlml and liall, aa well us loss duo In llio c'nlry 6[ fain Ihrough hrokcn Hall Insurance h common In parlfi of Eiiropn anil IIOH received considerable allcnilon in llio liloilly ot Iho iilic.iome.iii will, wliltlr Ilci CamAa: he hah lo deal, and Dili fuel inahes or R tf Ulc mutual .liivcetlealloiia by o( a of ,or amount ot money, usually ?6 lo'lf) a' flucccBHrul plan for Insur- J of rjver, nice against uiifavorab o weather aa ]arg- 01 hllhorlo Leon devised, ho writes pr nmoim'tB east. In aJc.Hlon lo hiELirancG agntnal ilm-nago (o crops, _________ ho Iho Monthly Wealhcr Itcvlov.-, Jh of the npiiaroia caiirldnns ess ot Die vfslher and rally wlilcapread, that la, when un. su'ally lite sprliie pr early fall (roils arc -apl to ho country- of lnolhal1 lnsurfincc 1B alBO wlifon_lo cover ccuv th'cy idc. Dclnllcil Rbllsdcs concerning Ihe' robablllly of frost tn spring and fnll avo now'hcen for Qll parls f ihr caiiiiiry, and on !hu IMEII of icsc data tlio nlltlio: shows Tornado Jnsiirnnco Is common in pnrta of Ihc United Slatoa and Can- ada, especially In the mEildlc -.vest Such Insurance generally Inclmles all types of damage dona (o buildings b> violent winds, II Is usually written In connection with fire Insurance, al though In Canada' n't Icosl one 'com pany writes "a combined hall and wlm alorm policy. The.rales vary fro.n those chnrgcd, for lire In EL-rancc on Iho Fame buildings In llio Great PJalna region to -less, HiaiiV a quarter further V v; Practically all flre 'Insurance -poll clCB recognize lightning as a probably cause of fire. All these types of wca Llier tnsurnnce, liowover, arc basc of Ibo wenlhor mrcau In Kansas and Ohio had been nsurert In- fof 51.000 under a leh- ear jir'cmlum.hcing llie ,value ift ,lhe policy clfi? iialA whenever a Sdlllne fro.it occurred In spring oil or afler a cer- nlri flatc, (ylz., four days '.later, tnan be.dale of 10 "'per cent, chance of urn frost, as shown by 'existing re- Wcalhcr InEurance.oI.a kind Is Ly regarded as sccWental at any purlieu pf colds start yrttH t; "should be 'prevented by wearing rubbers., Every shape arid size i.ot -shoe can be trimly fitted, Ethd made to last a great ...fdeal longer, by pair -rubbers of these Trade "JACQUES CARTIEfi" "GSA8BY" "HEBCHANlrS" "DAISY" "MAPLE LEAF" Canadian Consolidated fiubbcr Co. ----'i Huof utirtn B! tcttWr 6tc.li ii lit Emjin -EXKOTIVE OFFICES 2ft "SERVICE1: BUITCflES AMD WAIEIOOSCS THROUGHOUT CANADA llioy are jpore frequent In Borne acca til an In anil llic rctcs ry, an IIUH !jeci] jiotoiJ, lo allow Tor K clln'crenco tn frciiucncy. But utli varinllon In rates, resls OJ1 a (her liideflnEic matliotnatlcal basis. AnoLlier kind ot wcallicr Insurance dial wrlUen by Llic I lib, however. Is' much In Iho nature race-track book ma k trip. Tlio chnncc any event, whatever happoufng or ol happonhiK can Insured o't oyd'6 by any ono whn Is ivllllng (o y the prcpilum; bnl hecauso of the .L[ ihnl Iho qulx real eccurlLy oi Inyd'fi Is Its Imn.cuEC rcBourcca aim te wMe aiElrllmlEon of Make over tc range ot Insurance and over 10 whole ivorlJ OR a (lie prera urns are muth higher than thc> be If the cl.nnecs of occurrence crc QCCiiraLely com pu ted, U fs omary to Insure outdoor events Llic occurretico of rain, and of. Ihc region huvc not euffwcd from loas by frost often enough lo hccomo bankrupt, Mr. Heed reaches Ihu fallowing fa I LIQ o( such Insurance, which he iiojieB will soon bflcomc well rstab- llsliod: When Ihc risk ofiJosB from unfav- orable weather In ;ucci.raUly deler- fnlntd irid Lhe crop of carh yeav cor- rien HE jiropcr ol this rink especially If Ihc art) widely LrlFmlcd by Inniirance, an H. iceult of unsf-asonablc wenlher IH from the elaia ot calami- lies lo Dial of avoidable In t M'hcn tho chance or lon.s i-.au be romjiulc'l, in a very Inrge numhc-r ot ciscs'Insurance IK tlio proper nielli od of elltnlnallnij Lhe chance of uc- cldciiial grouping of unfavorable oc- currrntcs froth bearing too heavily upon Iho Individual, Therefore, Lho dlaUltuilon of tliu risk of crop damage from any condi- tion for TVlilch Ihc rlak can be compul- ed IB D legitimate field tor Insurance. It la clear that wcalhur hazard can f.o determined In many Instances and (hat Insurance against Ihc occur- rence ot Icllllnr froat or any unfav- orable weather condlllon may be ar- he iircmluraa .are fixed largely on t aa a operation cneral knowledge ol llic Infrcqucncy the riirjneTr and llie Inaur- f rainy days; Mr. Ilc-eil announces that a study of ufTlclcTidy extensive data mnhea IL lo prcrilcL how IKC cvcnla vlll occur In' Die long "rue, and Ilia wide distribution of risks, szys, makes accidental happenings anolhcr. The frequency illfitrlbii- or Enrlng fall frosts In the lulled Stales have been studied hy ho weatlicr bureau, anrl "Die chance if kllUiiK frost after any date hi .iprliiK or bcf9re any date In fall can ic deteriiiliici. accurately lhal tlie ack o[ agreement between calculated and actual occurrences aL 5GO Bla-Uhcr Insurnnce the fthco 'company, but.on a sound Ijnsl- Biicli [neuroiKC has become -rll established II will i.f applicable In a ruuclt wltier field than the fitinplo illritrjljulloii of (he risk or Ihe Individual firmer. For-example, Ihc Insurance rale on a farm will gjvo .purchaacr IbfoitnatEnn which aSElal him In a'tlelermlnailoii ot llic JUEl.raluc; the 7 conn I ry banker ntid storekeeper IT 111 he ahlc to Insure so thai llie depression, re- fiiillliiB from poor crops will not beat loo heavily aL any one time, and wea- connection n-ilh. ,lonG. Is onlj- about fifty cases'farm loans may well 'become as gen n less lhau.0.2 per cent. oral ab firo ullh loans or The records now available, adds Ilecd, permit Ihc arrangement of IIDEO dala ED that Ihe [rcciuenctea can he determined. In line United [Hates of Ihe data mirl he study, of frcftucncles .hnvc been "only for frost; iircllm- nary slutiles of Icmpcralnrc and rain- fall Indicate tlifll' their resiicct.vc buildrffgR 'and goods', or life ancc Ti'illi personal iiotes. .The fact tlial thc.M'cathcr hazard is coming into Lhe same class ae Llie flre hazard In. that H may be offset a THE RURAL PROBLEM I Ihlnk.ls the greateBL rural troblcm Is Iho abnormal drlfling of men from Ihc country lo the [-Ity. must keep a more liberal porccnlagc of our young people on the ami If we are lo in alt e good. In read- ing up Roman hEetory, J find ttic old xrJlerp lamenting the fact that, the people arc leaving Ihe vineyards and flocking lo Iho circus and llic and Home WJth ihesc words Trof, E. A. Howea, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture; University of Albola, Introduced MB remarks on the great problem of ktcplng the younfj young (he farm, In Ills address before the convention of the Weetern Can id A Irrigation AEBo6lallon at Ram lonpa, IJ. '.'The only way we can meet thh condition IE lo ECO whut tends lo drive the boys away from Ihe tontln Lied Prof. If owe "Some reasons arc lUlRlanding. One ffi home conditionB lid There room foi ircat Improvement In Ihc home con llllons. Mahlnc llie liomo altracttv IBJ a greaL deal lo do willi holding lie youiir people there. "Another difficulty- IE the wrong mtlook that the boy gets when he I iraall. That la why we want agricu ural education ITI the pubjlc schools; n that Ihe boy may ecc that the occupation of Iho father or mother on lie farm la on a par with oilier profes- sions. Agricultural education should lavo a placn schools because It is going to give the children the right .-le'rvpolnl. in the public .schools Is Ihe placu lo begjn. Then, In the high schools. hecaURc agriculture must Lo recognized as a paramount Is Weatern Canada." The laal year or two IISB a pronounced hoprovcment In the con- la which Dean Howes directs attention. There is 110 doubt that the great prosperity, on the farm, Induced by Hie high prices-for all farm pro- ducts, la having HE effect In cheeking the movement Lo llic cElleE, But pros- perous condtllons on j he farm soon hrlog aijout .prosperous condllfoiiR In llio cities, RniMlm tendency is for the fiicd thargG makes' elcp In the series of favm manage uicnL studies which 'is devoloping Llie Lusiness side of farming from a phase io a reality. rrcquc-nclGa also .may Tic determined. 'o a useful degree of accuracy. All insurance is based on (he well known fact when a sulflclcnlly large number of haiinenlnys is considered _______ ___. ___. __i_r__ there are ho accidental occurrences. .ofierlng' 11 for sail PREPARING POULTRY r.RRODUCElfFOR MARKET Ihe nmEliIngLtouches on a Ariy. grouplnE of-spccLal c.ises hi yields 'llie -'greKteat" pfoportionatc re placn or'al one time will be lialanccd turn of any labor done' on the' fiver This lack of 'finlah' Grow Onions from High Grade Seeds Selected Yellow Globe Danvtra Onion (black seed) or. 25c, Ib. ESc, Ib. 42.10, 6 Ibs. Select Large Red Wetherifleld Onion (black seed) 01. 25c, Ib. 65c, Ib. 42.10, Ibs. rly Yellow Danvero Onion (black seed) oz. ZOCj 51.90, 6 Ibo. 18.25. Ib. 60c, Ib. movement ".to 'again set In cllyward. Tlie relation rducalion "aiiotiier to Lhls again bo discuss- ed at the forthcoming convention of (he Western Canada Irrigation Asso- ciation, to be bold at -Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, August Ui lu 3rd ne BROKE THE RECORD LcxingLon, nut III1I. wonder pullc-l fn (he federal cgg-laylng contest here, failed lo con tinuc her remarkable cycle today. The pullet yesterday laid her D-Hh consecii ]'s live esg, whjcli Is" J2 "eggs more thai the previous'known "world's record ol 83'cgBa- (ry-wlilc. will not operate lo disturb to spmctlmcE llic financial equilibrium of Llieieom- outstanding liaujv A study .of 560 lory records; all feature uas Lfcn wcatlier bureau stations has shown tbatlherc were no unexpected .frosts-. The. foregoing arc pithy sentences af 414 of ..Ihe 569' stations (7S ss Dominion wlieii: froet ihc bnsis of Ihe 10 pi and not more than one 'such froat 'during llic. entire, record al 34; jiof cent, ot t.he slalions. .This Is not limited to frosl conditions, but found to be general In air'stiidics is predicted Farms, wriiWn by F.. C. ier cent, liazarfl. -liusbanrt- there is room for im: p'rovemenV IB 'an admitled fact, and 'indicated' cleflrty in the miotations. To meet this need, this timely, well- 'i bulletin has'-b'een prepared dealing will) chance. ___I for general pointing out. The ronlroj of crops by (he weather' It- phvlnns nnrt -.veil weather alone is not responsible for good or poor yields; there are other factors, among which the ability.and In.lualry farmer arc of srenl- inipDrtance.: Weather "may" be looked- upon as n fundamental 'control, and be, necessity'of Imving th'c rigrlt icm- eraluro and llic right prccipilatlqii AlieTION SALE v Registered Siaiiions and Shorthorn Bulls (hc-Lclhbridgo Sale ainfl Feed Barn ON i- FRIDAY, APRIL 27th :f AT TWO O'CLOCK, 9. Refllslered" Shorthorn Durham Bulli from 12 to 20 month? old. Vrid reans. 2 RcBtttereiJ Shorthorn Durham 3 years old.; .VRegUtered Stallion, ft yeari old, 1700 VRegfitered Imported Percheron'Stalllon, 9 old, 1900 Ibs. -J, Reglatered: Imparted Percheron, 11 years _old, -1700 1 Standard Bred 6 old, 1250 pounds, Grade falack. s .''r 3 nge Any of for' OthVr MS CASH' j. A. SMITH, Auctioneer1 _- _ _ _ _ _ _ ihe hcis been..clearly iwn. 'good yleirls'can: ba ohiained without.-; favorable MADE HIM KISS THE. FLAG. J.a Junta, called on Jonn Goffer, asklngy a con ifibutlon to buy'n large American flag to'Tic hung as a of La Junta's loyally. You can lake your. and BO to Goffer! contribution. i The committee secured large] forced Goffer' to Xncel in the street- and kiss in.en made-him stand and salute H-until his arm was tired. Yellow Dutch Onion Setts (choice) Ib. 35c, 6 Ibs. 3hallot Multiplier Onions (for green onions) ...Ib. 30c, 6 ]bs. Chanteniy Red Table Carrot, pkg. 6c, or. 26c, 4 OZ9. 65c, tb. XXX Cirdlnil Globe Beet pkt. lOc, oz. 20c, 4 oz. We, Ib. Priie Hard Head Cabbige (12 Ibs.) pkg. 6c, oz. 30c, 4 oz. SOo Perfection Cucumber (for (able or pickles) pkg. 5c, oz. 20c, 4 oz. SOfl XXX Pink Skin Tomato (contlnuoua cropper) 16c, oz, 60c flennle'i Mammoth Squash (biggest that pkg, 25c English High Grade Mushroom Spawn, brick We, 5 brloki 11.45 XXX Solid Head LMIuce pka. oz. 2Sc, ox. 7Eo Kangaroo Swede Turnip (high quality) 4 01. Ib. Ib. 65o Irish King Swede Turnip (table or cattle) 4 or'. 20c, Ib. 37dw Ib. 70c, 6 Ibs. Jumbo Sugar Beet (belt for ttock) 4 cr. 160, Ib, 2 60, tb. 44o Culture Leaflets for any of the above Frte with Sweet Nicotine (Tobacco Plant) mixed colors, Qd Early Coemot, Crlnson, Pink, White or Mixed ahldei.. pkg, 106 XXX Spencer Giant Swcrt Poai pkg. 1ccror. 3Ec, 4 ozi, Summer Cyprell, lovely summer hedge pkg. 60, or. 25c XXX Cllmblr.g Matturtluni, all colon pkg. -10c. or. ZOo Branching Giant Asters, pink, white, crimson or mixed pkg. 106 'Giant XXX Comet Asters, mixed, all colors pkg. 10o XXX Defiance Sweet Mignonette 603 "PaVro" Secdtape, "You plant It by tlia Z pkltr, for 25c. Ask for descriptive Hit. ,-T RennTe'e Seed Annual Free to All. Order through your LOCAL" DEALER or direct from RENNIE'S SEEDS Co, Ltdv 1136 Homer Street, Vancouver, Also at Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg ANCHOftjfNDMALDSOM GLASGOW 10 GLASGOSM n ST. POBTWHD TO GLASGOW." HAUFA1C r. GlASCdv; :r FOB SALE 1IO Case Steam Engine, 175 Ibt. Preisure. All and TlUingt 'flrtl Price anrf terms c right. This is a inap, look intp. HART. McMAHON' ,99-6 LethbrTdfli, Alta. I ho ot weather unless Epme ot pre cnting damage hv Ihc iiTifaroraliU weather is a'doploil; Hint is, frost "pro cctlon. Therefore, a prlnic rcfiuisifc jf good fctnnis from'ngr.fcultnrc ia avornble liecause tlie faCt' Iml prices nre high little im- portance lo.a farmer.Vitlimit a croi> o sell. In general.favorable courtilions mciin, ".good and prosperity follows favorable Aside from ,-adciiIcnlal occurrences, lie risk of whicli must be.tllstribiilcd by the opcrnllon pf Ihc, law of large it Is entirely prncticihlc for Ihc individual farmer to caiTj- his Insurance. For oxnmple, he may de- cide lo his crop at such n lime that the chance of safely fronV spring frost is pr-'in 10, Ihatjis, a( nflcr wlilch the cafrulfttiona the occurrence of killing; froshln'ohly' ns H docs, Ihc correct way of prepnr- produce for (he'market, ao" LimlMiicjargest priCc may lie ob-- taincd, thereby largely increasing the for, as staled by 51r. Blfprd. secns (o be few MndustricB thai promise brighter prpVpects Lo the :farmpr .than .on .business basJE. rj'Th'ls bulletin, wlilcli.is replete .with IhTofmrillon only fiir Ihe riijiy tree'of charge.iuroii ,lo; the. Fjublicalloiis of Agriculture, .QlLawiY. OKANAGAN GROWERS .TEAR UP PEACH TREES Nearly All of Fruit Ranchers Are Going, In For Apples Now. Kararhnln' n.C-. April What Lhe of Ibe Souihcrn pkanti- ns a 'peach growing dielrict Is going to.hc in the course of Lhe next 10 years, in 100, "or 1 In-10 I nm. Lhc'long If ho could be reasonably ?urc.lUat any given ten years would follow (he avcragQ'.condUions, hp w6uld be Juati- fied In laying aside one-tenth of Ufa sum lie will probably, lose In one im favorable year. on which the chance of killing frosts falls lo 1C per ccnl.- has hcen ricterrnlned for over 500 .places in ihc United .Slatc.s These places tllsfrlbuled. lhat a fairly close npproximalioii of Ihc tlale for almost any place" In .the country, can, be dctermtncri. ,oh j years' .not rcti'nlrc a seer to The practice of fulllne Out Ihe.pearh treCK in order lo make room .for'more apples is becoming more and more gcnortil. A ijllle over a year ago, Carrol C. Aifcbs, the pro prietor of the InrEesljcrchard holding In the :plaCe. had peacii Irpct; jfeirfnrert. anil'lhli1 season ing hBolher-.SOO rfeill 'with "in" the' manner-'._Another" "cnardvof "ttfn acres ip, npw.bciiig re- yjQpplcs.-rr the !-peach alairips '.vefe removed by means of R powerful -block and lackle.; The seem loalh to relin- quish .their hold'on' Llic OKunafan soil. The reason assigned lor .the change Is the low prices obtained for the fruit at the coast market3. as veil a at the-prairie, diatribuling centres. LOOK.'LOOKI COMMISSION '.HOLDS BANANA NO MENACE San Francisco. Banana peelc when carelessly thrown In the street, ni'usl unfifor- nblo belle' ycafa -rrhc he nuisl' wilh'7a Inrec ciiough profit 6nd loss marfln lo cover Ihcse'lqssca. --The tkcj risk of loss by'.'TllvorRlnralloVandiby ihc lite enough for Iho chance of frost, to 'bo' small. The dale In each a Derkcley achool letchcr. Miss Palmer slipped and fell whilo nirinlng lo catch 'a train fo lake her home. She held lhal tho ucclrtenl hap peRC.-l'jn thft cour.ic of her employ- nU.nti inasmuch ias'shn" wa's taklns ex arnlnnllon "home on which ti wort The commission held that lha cxamlnftlion paiicrs In no why conlrib utcil lo Ihc accidcnL Thie cost of meat is the heavy item in the fooid bill. "and Eggs will help take jthe-place of meat. The 'food .that goes the. garbage pail ftpm the average table will provide bne-trjjrd the feed for a flock of 8 to will help you Poultry will thrive where vegetables 'will The" outlay is shialh A few minutes a day is all the time i A small fiock in your back yard will go farjto.kejep you supplied with eggs, broilers and roasters, _ Hpw to g6 about it RUY tor. hjTCblet or chicks; borrow or buy -a brobdy Iifii or "an ardficlil brrwdfr, -A pitltng-box will houat the and chklu. Fwd I be chkkj .htcid cTumbi loalfd [n biLlk nnd dry. FetJ STB llmei a allrtnarlnfl ntih prepared chfck onlj' much ai ihey .wlllral up clMn. Remember CAUTIONr'chlcki must'not fed until at lean 43 hcun old, and ihcn only rpjrlnftlj. H If you ctin, start now with at once with the local poultry association for pullets in the fall. Write for Poultry' Bulletins to .INFORMATION BUREAU Tffi P01N10N DEPARTMENT i3F AGRICULTURE, HONOURABLE J1JIRT1N 'luinuler. ;