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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1920 THE LETHSRliXJK DAILY HERALD i I i m af I 1 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER lit Of T MAT I Atn Ainn VALut 01" MLI I MNDILOADljAKo Ads' as General Corrective and Stimulant and Prevents Illness Now, I confess (o beiuK a poor e.siimal doctor, but; 1 tlo easily til ink and act along prevention lines, and It is to prevent trouble, at any rate us one aid, that I have for many yearii fed sail mixed with the grata ration, says II. E. Cook In American Agriculturist.' Salt Is a cathartic, tonic and anlkoptfc, and will pre- vent .wild attacks of Indigestion, weakened action of the lymph glands or ,tlto mucuous membrane ol tho rectum from discharging Its catarrhal secretions, Salt-" lias no mysterious power ..whatsoever.; It docs Inside the cow what It v.-iir do i'riywhere else; -it 'prevents germ 'life', and acls as'-a general: cleanser. -We feed ounces, per day per cow In the grain, aud about once a week try them out with salt! If iticy eat It, It Is Ihey need it for some one or of the troubles upon which 11 acts. Salt might be called a general :correttiye und stimulant. Makes Them Drink Salt will', make an, animal drink more water, aiid water is also a tonic and, germicide.- The Inside of 'any-animal Iscomparable to a.sewer and we uso to flush a sewei pipe and not" physic, and fio salt anc If given a chance, will pre vent mcst of our animal digestive apparatus' troubles, It used before fever or before any trouble becomes chronic. If I could have but one of the combinations to keel a herd strong and vigorous, a drug 'iWro' or .suit and waljea, I T-ionld lake the latter. Salt is not to m water in order to itirccfiyinake more milk, but rallic to keep ihem normal and to pcriul their nonual functioning to maki lliom efficient. (Ehperiroentnl Farms In the report ot the Dominion Bot- anist for the year ending March 31, 1915, he says: "Daring the last month of the December was deeme dadvlsable for this division to prepare ultro-cuUuroa of clover and peas lor distribution to the- Parma. Such wap tbo geposb of the present ysteia ot frqo distribution of iiltro- ultures to farmers, begun tn the fol- owing season of 1916, and now enter- ag its fifth year. The branch farms, by their example nd reports, and the ocular demons- ration to visitors given in tbe condi- lon.ot their leguminous crops, started he demand of the farming public for hese cultures, which it is our endeav- our to stimulate, guide aright, and, to the host or our capacity, satisfy. For the .benefit of those farmers vho have not yet studied this q.ues ion, wo propose to briefly explain the erm Since the time of the Romans it has >een known that -the introduction nto a crop, fptatton. of a s, one of the plants belonging to thi 'amlly Leeuminosae, ot which th most Important members from the 'arming viewpoint are cloven, peas beanc, and vetches, eomehow o other, gfeally beuefUted other subse- quent crops. only within the las years that explanation hat I'jen discovered., The "Legumes, as a' family in thi vegetable kingdom, generally bear on their rootlets small nodules or lumps of the size of a plu head upwards. Mlc roscoplc study has shown that these nodules contain numerous small or ganisms, known as bacteiia. These or ganIsms belong to a particular grou with a number ot definite strains, eac strain apparently confining itse strictly to a particular plant or grou of plants. A long serle-s of EUbacqueB PORTRAIT OF GEN. GALLIEN PARIS, April bet, the noted artist, who died here o the last few months o his life In palntlng''aL portrait of th -late General Galllcnl who, in 1014, b Of all farananbnals sheep the suiiect to tha attacks of its, so that every farmer should _lp his saeep-.jat least a a fortnJglit after being thorn.' Persistency in milking, althoufh artiy a bteei sna tndlvWoal 6'lstic may bo contlderably I id by the length ot the first The haulage capacity of Ive is not based on the numtor ot ars it can bandle but on the' number f tons. By the more intenain load- ng ot cars there will be a reduction n the cars' to be hauled, which meani a greater number of cars tor dlstribu leu to the various shippers through- ut the country. Two or three years aso th? public was asked to co-operate with the rail ways In an endeavor to prevent car shortage by the hearier loadloj ol cars and shippers everywhere resppn ded to this appeal Kith the result tha u the year 191S the average load: per car on the Canadian Pacific wis Z6.54 the highest in toe history of the com pany, biii during the past year ,'the results have not been satisfactory In 1919 the average load per car on the Canadian Pacific railway wa 24.87 tons, a decreso of 1.67 Ions pc which Indicates that ihlp pers have lost their interest.In thi most Important matter and the rat way is again appealing to the publi to co-operate with It in the heavfe loading ot cars with, a view to de- creasing the" car shortage which now exists all over the country and whlc' will be more aggravated In the court of the next few months. This shorfig can be greatly reduced if you wi make better use of car space. "Load all cars to their full carryln or cubical capacity so that the max mum use will be obtained.' f'Load freight requiring refrigera tlon to save carrying capacity for th commodity loaded, utilizing all possible." "Load freight requiring ventliatio to safe carrying capacity for the.cor experimenting has proved that these' modify loaded, but. understand tbi bacteria convert'the nitrogen ot tie lMs class of freight can be loade air into a chemical form which the plant or group of planls can readily assimilate. The association, In short, of plant and bacteria is decidedly ben- r.eftcial both to.the legumes and the soil. The net result, at tho end of the season, is a valuable addition of nit- rogen to. the farmerV field, at, prac- tically, no expense. Now nre simply collections of these' bacteria ready bottled.-The proper bacteiia nre iso- lated from all others, grown on arti- ficial of a-jelly made using taxlcabs, marshalled forces on j from an oriental iseawcerl mixed with the right flank of tbe advancing Ger- man aiiuy and broke tho offensive of the enemy when It WOE.almost within sight of Paris. He was'in difficult cir- cumstances but; refiiscd .to sell his picture, preferring 'topresent it' to the Hotel Invalides where It will lake a place: among the otter treasures" col- lected by tho nation. -.i'-.i DEATH TO LICE You can make no peace terms with IhB lice post. Death is tlio only peace they understand. f POWDERED UCE KILLER kills llco. miles and fowls, awl to UM. Non-lrrllnt- Inr. At your deoler'n In ilfler ton chemical salts, and-.then bottled for sending-oat The farmer, when he receives the cultures, breaks up the Jelly, shakes it up with some skim milt or sugared water, and wets, his seeds with "the resulting liquid. This distributes the bacteria over the seeds, which, when dry, are sown; aBd, so, plant and bac- teria are'b'ronght into intimate con- tact from the very commencement of growth. Nilro-cuUures are prepared Division of Botany for alfalfa and clover, red and alsike clovers find peas, aiid arc put lip in bottles containing mfflci.ent bacteria for the treatment of about-a bushel (60 iba.) of seed. Cultures are supplied free to farmers on applicatioTi to the Divis ion of Botany, Central Experimenta Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, on thrtr atat ing the crop for which culture is re quired, and the quantity seed pro tosed to bo treated. Only three such lottles In all, however, can be sup ilied to any one applicant. E. A.-INGLTS, B.A-, Assistant Botanist FARMERS AND LABOR TO UNITE AT POLLS nd all foods an oat only xcMdlnfly deaf, but' very scarce. uenc- lklng the brifer milking nearly The mineral and protein content ol ran taakea it a valuable tor rowing animals and for cows. How- W, tor pound, oils is coaeldered a little more valuable than bran for cows. A of the best ewe boald selected to replace the old ewes which nave been discarded. II his method IB 'followed up in a tew all the old ewes will be replac- e'd by younger ones and breeding. ot better type Fanners. cannot afford small crops on Lc'.ribrlrfec, Maeleod. Mcrllclnc H.TI, Calgary, Red Deer, Stettlir, ;