Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta
HATUIUMY, .Will, 111, 1017, u'.Ttfmiinoi', iii'.rur.n PAGR A B1CCIOV PRODUCTION SIIOULDBBYOUR MOTI'0 FOR THIS YEAR IT COSTS FAR LESS'TO POISON GOPHERS THAN TO KEEP THEM SHEEP SCAB y A. K, Moore, D.V.H, L'hlol Trml- In Diu Al'ii'uHurnl Doinlnloii Difpi. ul Hlilorx mil Ctvit JSIiroii icali, or H K li more tailed. "Hcubk-i In In mi c-UrCMiclK ccmUKloin Jlirait. It In nubtd b) imall niliiml whlcti Urn on Iho >bln ol llio jiilinnl iiud li known >i Icchnlcully rnllcil "I'.oroplci coimnuilla." ThciiJ iiillot nro tboul ono-IIHIcth (1-50) or nn lucli lunlf. 'I'tojr rriirmluco by lay. JnK mi'l very rni'lJly; inlUlonn max prnJucc.l (rom a ulnglo In only u low ilayi. Tho djipaio Vci'ii known, for BKOB, omt Im cnuieil xrcal lonno In llio ahocn Industry ot nourlr every country. Wlicn allowed lo Ehceii wall' losics: drat. In Iho production ot wool, .whlcli IB Occrunadl ami ol qusl- K lo (sseji (h8 ilm itinti. ItiU mtiturs1 vtlillo It In MlliiK uulll Ibo lulphiir In til Alltr II liil Ihrco buun llio iiilxlum in tlu, furdully jxiur ol( llio ihrk iliocolilo colort'l .Hcmuio It niul mid onouilh wnim miku inllunt. Do not uio Iho leil ui It In Inlurloui lo Iho ihctj.. II u ninouiil tit ill p It nccik-il MIC ol )lmo ir.il uio uicil, but In Inreo 'IlKru aro ilKfnrciil of van tor (rom iwlininlDi! whlcli aro uic-1 Iho ronchcrs to i.oilfUo IsrKO enough (o or two nhesii at a tluie, and Ukcd liy finall growcri. llctallcil plans vtti or wil tjo liuiipllcd by llio doimrtnicnt on up jilkallon. .1 pipping Dipping consiutt 1" complclcly Im nicrolnn llio In tlio dip, cither tltou vata holdlnn them In smaller tcnk> In illpiihiB tlio followlni; ill TO THE FARMER In union Ibcrci li Thu Hole wtnVonc'l without, all of n I'MU; a fiirt li l.tlploiu whenJQp- i-rated from DIQ whole. Thai nliu li a farmer helpteu when fighting in BlrigtQ handled corn- >al BKalniL Iliu various cxchangei. i'cl llio (armor ilio liardeel nun Ivlng lo talk organization lo. IT U li ILo VlnJ ol worJc ho doca, tho way hi, liven, or prejudice K Ik hard .o iay, Tho fanner Vnowa ad welt IB any oilier thai there never wan a euctCBbful national cdlllco construct cd [n any Lrancli of service, wllljou a H! rung uulttcl forco Bl (ho Lack or IU Tho nuccGMful mai knows Hie value or co-operation, ant profits thereby. Tho retail man co ni'erstes lo hold a set price on hi1 merchandise, Thq commlsBlon ,jncn have their orKanlzalloiu Dial JicL thi olho lly; In mutton andjrcdlonB should bo slrlclly, followed: Jamb lo tbo Tlio eheop should Lo clipped, tlon of the dlBtxiBG CMislnj-an unlhrlf- 2nd, Tho dip muil Lo kopl warn ly condtllon ol Iho Diilmal ami IOBS (r0m 100 K lo 105 degrees F ot weight; death, sometimes In larj-q If treatment fa nol ap- pHoil. Although thld dlaeaso Is an ox- trcmely disastrous ono and highly contagious It c.nn easily Lo cured If Iho proper Ircrilmcnl fa applied. 1 Symptom When Iho mile first become: Inclicd t'o Ihe Eliec? It l lo feed dOCfl Jus by aucklng-tha Mood or lymph from tho ekln. H Is generally supposed thai Us saliva poisonuus; at any rale Iho bllo produces rciln.es ami grcaU of llio frttln. Aa it poos on an oozing' of thc lymph takes placo find, finally. as'llio miles .he- come numerous this lymph wlfli other foretell Ihe skin collects oml produces scabs-or- crusts.. When this stage la rcachqd .the wool begins-lo out, especially-In patches, on. sides, and back, The'flret symptom noticed la lhat of Itching. The'animal bqcbraes restless, rubs against objects, Ecratches with Its htnd feet, arid pulls lulls of wool from tho aides and back'with Us mouth. If Uic gklii'13" scratched by'the. hand the aheap makes" R peculiar champing mo- tion lips.and .ovlnclne extreme aatlsfacllon. AB the die largo areas of wool fall out; Iho scabs become Ihlck, often crack and bleed, and many of UIQ anlmala may In Ihe early" alines It Is somctlmca i ehouhl not Ije nUowGtl lo culcr Ihe nostrils. II, Is lime lo take tbo aheop out, place tlio hand nver Ih'o no.itrlln and quick- ly plunge tho head under. Then re- move tho nn Irani and place on a drain- lug board which should arracig- 6EA60NAULE tiltlTB, 'fho Jahor on (Kc ibe iiicalon. Intrt-'ji- IR itkter Unit rnunuil liavu you ufflcler.t lo oaJi iloro hw: power nccoitary the uee gf machinery, v-MOj I'jrn d work more ll.oroutjlily and at cott per sens or Lflr Ion of rop, Jlcno Ijorscs, licavlt-r Iiorftt1 md Jn better conJllloti a will 1'rtparo (ho vioeMnt LT prorlucllon cont. cd thai llio t Into tho tank.. will flow back tions of the often produce intense Itching, and-Yomellmbs loss ot wool. An examination, under tho microscopo. 61 BoraplngB froni the iktn. In Ihesc cases, however, will fall to reveal Ibc their eggs. ralteB'ot ilieep scab lire on aurface of Iho skin, a close cxam- "inatlon of.scraptngB containing-scabs and. tufts will usually reveal the ibsecla of their 'egga. ..Trealmert As sheep scab IB purely an affection of thc-'Bkia.'-lho only treatment' con- elsla of'an'external application which -will 'riill .Ihe mlto. are numerous dips used, 1ml the most effective and the one adopt- ed by this-department as the official dtp consists'' ot.'lfme and sulphur .and AB the flrel dlppin'e.only kills tho live mllca, tills treatment Bbould La In From ton., to fourteen During.'Mils Interval Ihc eggs which aro on the animal have hatched, but tho new mltca are not matured enough to I ay; eggs and tho second dipping will JilHtbcm, and llio ehecp will bo. completely cureri.' lri-n lew very bad caaes where. Iho c'rusla are very IMck a llilrd dliiplcg is some tltnes advisable. Alt coritacl sheep whether (hey ahpw any aymploms or not, should be Iwlce'dlppcd. .Cleaning and Disinfection Although Hie mite of sheo'p-'scflb Is unable to propognlo except on the skin of It will live for some time on fences.or with objects wlib wblcb diseased .sbcep.have como In contact. All pens, ano yards Ilia t have been occupied. ;by scabby sheep are llicreforo "lufecledj as lags of woo', straw or llttflr.mriy harbor "the mltos and Lha first dipping Ihe manure ,lr'pm' all 'infected pcna should bo removed "nnd ploughe.d un- der, and all plc'ces ot wool and litter collcclcd and burtied. Every "place oc- cupied by dUeaecd'.ahcep and where ibey have rubbed'shpuld ly cleansed and disinfected and then whUewasueil.-r.Tlie dip that la left over (rom the [Irst'dippfng 'may be used lo some extent (or'disinfecting Ihe prcm- Ise-f, but Ehould not on any account be kept over lo.bemused for. Ihc second dipping, as it soon spoils. After tbo second dlp'pln'g Ihe pens should again be and il is always al all possible, lo at .once the1 sheep to now prtco al which they ecll man'e products, flul where Iho fanner come (n? Me takca what he U offered, Novcr Leforo havo tbo Canadian Grain Growern been up problem auch as that which confronts tlietn today. a feT men gel their head together and eay ought lo b mough" and then make ho farmers lhal I heir ncil year's crop, la Mr, Farm strongest, man in Atnorlca; If ho only know lo lower lila head, and as meekly as a good ftlzvo Eiy "Yea. I suppo'so lhat vrlll do." There Is no better lime llian fircscnt to start something. Is no doubt but what Ibc farmers of Canada could do wonders towards protecting ihd'mEclvca If Ihcy wero organized, and had tho proper kind ot agitator (o start Lhcm off. You havo a great many good licads amongst you, buL it seems thai even thc lies! of those arc content lo slave for thc few, and are satisfied wldi (lie price (he other fellow -seta for your produce. Enough money has been lost this last winter by farmers gambling In their grain al the grain exchanges to build and equip a co-operative factory lhat could deliver lo tho farmer his farm Implements at cosl of production. Slop and think Mr. Farmer. Would It not ibe of a profll to you If you In Iho early vprJng for a bard bummer's work by regularly eierds- ng and gradually Increasing to hcav- :or work, Brood marcs must ho properly preferably willi llghl work iiul nol where Oicrtt [s danger ol Draining or falling or Lclug crowdci between Bliafla, thc man carefully al fouling. A clean, ihor oUKhly, bright clicerfu hox atall Is'the Lest place lo foal maro, unlcBa Ihe weather Is warm am n clean comfortable Rrat-s paddock 1 YearKiiga and foals wcl ftd and (rco -from vermin will mak Ihe and mosL profltabl galna on Rummer pasture, 1ml If th pailure IB short, a grain supplemcn Js a moat urofltablc Investment. Th HI eqcrcl of (successful ftorso JcarLng L ufiiu lo uo.to kce thc ciean, heallh rr Atnr nnd conalantly gaining In size an v rS wclE" malurlly. Give thc llvestoc A thorough Bering houe denning. Disinfection of the wall and floorg with some clicap dlslnfet will prevent Llio spread of an contagious illeeascs and will Incroas (ho of tiro Darns which were foul and damp dui ing Jhe pasl winter should be ove: liauled and a cheap tut efficlcn ventilating system installed. Dar Ill-vehtllatcd -barns arc harhoure and of tubcrtulostSj abortio ahU oilier which arc annua ly cosllng the Canadian farmers man rn HI Ion 5 of dollars. For specific Information regardin breeding, feeding, and general ca and management of live-stock, ayp your nearest Experimental Farm verb you say, "I want ?1-SO for my wheat this year." and get U? If you could tell (ha dealer what Implements bin- ders were ivorlh, and pay. him accord- ingly? Hundreds, .of articles of this ,klnd dlffcrenl1 tions, buL each one IB like a gram ot wheat in a bushel of-chaff. Men be- come animated for a period, but Just when they something substantial It Ls only a bubble .and soon bursts. "Where "aro all our leaders? Jfavc no more men of power? H 'will to a'genius to get. Ihe" farmers' into c great-.Union, yet tt can he'done d some day il ivill bo done. air then see Hie greatest emanclpa- ]ii knbivn to history.- But, Id before, It will lake more lie one; PAUL. D. BROWN. qiinrtorn never been, oc- cupied by-kbeep." All-vlhe infected 'Ja-made as fqliqwa; j peiis and" yard's "should be fully oxpos- e gallons of dip, weigh 1cd to Ill0 sun !s one "r To- make .carefully 10 pounds of "unslaked liinp and 24 pounds'-of (lowers ot sulphur. The'lime; Is'first slaked In enbugb water.to make a paste; tbo aulpbur Is Ihen added lo this and- thoroughly plied ..to .the-conalslency of mortar.' Place' this" "and sulph.ur_ralxluro Into 30 gajiona.oE 'boiling water and hours, adding water THE C, P. R. GIVES YOU TWEHTY YEARS TO PAY An immeBM area o t the fertile land In Weitera Cuudk (or ule at low prioei lenns rinpsj from 111 iotM for farm Itods with laoda op to pDe-tenth down, balmce If yoa with within nmty yevs. ID areas; land foe tale without acttlencBt cooditiou. In Lrrif nion dlstrictijoan foe farm buildings, etc. up to (2000, repayable in iweniy ooJy G per cent. Here your opportunity lo increase your farm hoIdiDfi by getting adjoiniog to' aecute your fritnda as odfblwni- Tocliieraluie and par- ticalan'apply I o. Allan Cameron, Oeaual Snperiauilideat of Lands, Depamaeat of Norat Riaocrcss, 505 Pint Street EMI. AJta. V v'.tocii Agentt t WILftON 8KEITH Sherlock Bldff. Phone 1 tho best destroyers of the mite. The Control of Sheep Scab (n Canada The disease has existed lo my alarmlng.citent In Canada, but in :ho years' iSpYl.pnd 1303" sheep" scab prevalent in, Western On arfb. Inspcctora of this Lranch wero coiiEEantly.finding -the.disease, which nearly always traced- to shlpnicnta from Slock Yfirtls. Wo located-the origin ot these 'Ghlnmonls and, nfler.-a ileaJ ing, finally foubd the. centres of reclion. The tligeaBed shcop, and all those in contact; were -quarantined and twice ulpned in Hme_and 'sulphur, and the premises thoroughly' cleansed nntl (Us Intectcd. This work-was donu undo the of- Ihe in ijicctor. .X 'A Inspection of oil thc sheep n Ihe. Infected, counties .vas made which roBullcd In1 som acnllored cases. Two years later nuilc nn.eitcnslv outbreak was discovered I.rythe pror Ince o[ Quebec.' This was dealt will as above, and I am pleased lo say tha our work hns' prorcd enllrcly s nils fa c Cory. From that day to this, nol on caso of sheep scab has been found 1 any ot Ihe eastern provinces. As sheep scab la one of the dealt vllh by this department, ownei ot sheep who- dlscas should al once'nollfy Iho govcrnnici and an Inspector will bo sent to in dtecaEc proves I scab, Ihe'lnBpcctorVvrlll a assistance possible to eradicate U. OK INTEREST TO V-A FARMERS AND INVESTOR: havo for sale some which have comd Into their hands for realization.cither Jjy" Trust.deed. Will, A dm Inf a ITU lion or .Foreclosure, and which are ,rcnHy" ipicclleni har- gahiB, Dltunlcd In nil thrco prntrfc Prpvlnccs, obtainable pn aro within anyone's reach. With wheat bushel and nH'olher farm products corrcapondlnBlV.'high'in.l-iikcly to remain so for an Indefinitely long period, Ihe Unie tv NOW. Send for list when you will ho at once-Interested. You may buy from a qjaaTler aecllon lo a thirty Ihouaand acre block throagh'-.v-Mch ci new railway Is now being built from Winnipeg, nil convenient, to-railway, mftrfceU church and school- THE STANDARD TRUSTS' COMPANY MAIN, WINNIPEG McLEOD BLOCK; EDMONTON FRANCIS AND LBERTA, SASKATCHEWAN MANITOBA The above Is thc name of a loklet Just issued by Ilia Deparlmen Colonization .nnd Development ie C.-P. P... its name i a doscrlplloh of lliese three.grea rovlnces, with Articular referenc" 1 lliolr agricultural Al longh designed primarily IQ inter >t intending settlers In C. P. .R no's, .the booklet also contains ast amount of general informatlp I value to all who have icir lot in Western Canada, or wh ay cdnlemplatc doing so. on to generiil descriptive matter 11 ooklet contains v-lables of .Wester ida's temperatures and predpl atlons, an article on the grain tradi iblcs of elevator capacity and grai rices, avoraso yields of grain for laa 7 years, livestock statistics, clc on IDC value of irrigation, an nfonuatton on sucli topics as "ready nade1'. farms, naturalization, schoi yslcin, agrlcullural raj facilities. taTaliori, system ot lar ey clc. The booklet ]a hnndsoiriL y. illuslraled photographs b cecea in. Western Canada, and jn ludcs railway and lanrt Vcstern Canada.' Any person" Into stcd may obtain a copy wlllio barge by writing lo. llio Publlcl Pranch, C.P.H., Calgary, Alberta. FOR SALE s; 'Fully modern house 'on 6th Aye. A., 3.' Six rooms and bath, full concrete basement. cUis condition. A snap for- cath or would consider' APPLY: CONYBEARE, CHURCH, McARTHUR 4 N1VERSAL SERVICE THE ONLY THIN Washington, April akcr told thc coi lltee today -while Ihe adml .ration (bill foria new army by s live couscript'oa authorizes an In- case of the regular troops to 2S7.000 on, only regulars now were ihlemplatcd. Secretary Baker reiterated his ny kid Ing view''thai universe! ser- "co wag the only method ol'produc- g-'a n offcctlre army tor the war wHh ermanj-. s 50, Barley iKipl-rirocntat Karmi Nrnte) j Thla nil-row Larky R Bfel'f.lfon i i'ln yeirj) Iho Inloti ccrcalltt from the: old, coin- ercial Korl.'Jfenitury, which LUB (jficn for ably Cana'li (or u >ng lirao tnd has bcrn rown In very many dlElrictH. An tho tc-Bla fn regard to yield arc III In prog'CBB; final conclusloDH tan- ot Lo drawn; Lut It max p.iaU.d j'jt tby new selection apptars to Lc, r many flections of this country, oBl producjlvo barley known, acnonK1 IOEB whlcli have fairly EatlsiaL- jry Elrafv. Tbo el raw of this barley of Koofl and strength, orrjnarcr-l with vlhcr popular eli orls; but ft should be cmpliDElied hat even Ihe beet VarlcyE Jiavu a ten-1 ency lo lojge wben town on iltli I ell, In BcaEon.i v.hc-n moisture ilentlful. The heads ot llila variety] re exceptionally long and Jieavy, and [jcrliapw.llea llio eecrct of Ita arge yield, Jn very high winds It does not beharc quite so well an dome of the rjihc-r sorts es It ehovvs a ten- dency for llio heads to break oft at he base, and tot Die kernels to thresh out on the: ground, these objections, ihou'gh worth considering in wind-swept nralrio districts, arc. of no Importance In most localities. The foliage "E good, and tho plants aie not particularly liable lo attacks o'f rust. They will withstand a rca- eonable amount of drought and will grow well on a great variety of soils. It should" be remembered, however, that, a rule, barley does not suc- ceed on tolls which arc badly ID need of lime. While it Is early In ripening nearly nil barleys ot its claca doca not mature exceptionally early, being perhaps a trifle later thau the average. The or this barley adhere somewhat firmly, so thai, for best results, it should be In thoroughly dry condition whon threshed, The groin Is of a very good yellowish col- or, and qulto free trom the objection ablo grueiiteli or bluish fiho.de which lessens the value of Borne barleys (or exhibition Considering Ms characteristics, MaucLurlan, Ottawa 50, Is recommend NORTHERN GROWN ed by the Dominion ccrcalial as HID beat variety of eli-row barley (or nearly all parts ol Canada, cxccpi those districts destructlvi winds are to he [eared about Imrvcs time. V Jtp Farmers! We supplied you with lielp in the fall of 1016 aiirt' several years bc- fore. WE HAVE MADE SIMILAR ARRANGEMENTS TO MEET .YOUR DEMAND. THIS, YEAR FROM OUR LETHBHIDGE 4 CALGARY OFFICES.V. Send in orders now. We Iiave the -PHONE YOUR ORDERS, 1412 LETHBHIDGE, CALGA-P.Y. J. Go. 'AGENTS LETHBRIDGE .j- CALGARY DAIRYMEN! You will find a steady market" for your cream and milk UG. Highest price paid prompt returns, can 'supply you with cans' at following prices: 5 gallon cans S gallon runs Write us for prices. We are agents the BEATRICE CREAM -SEPARATOR. Thc best on the rnarket. Easy to gpcrale and you 25% bo 10% 'on the Initial cost. THE LET KB RIDGE Of Stronger Vitality Rennk: S'Hcilc Turnip, jreattlt ylelde-, 4 ozi. 20c, Ib. 37c, Ib. 70c, nenrit'i Jumbo Sugar Sect, belt callle ftedcr, 4 OZ9. 15c, Ib. 25c, Ib. Mammoth Intermediate Field Carrot, for itock, 4 tit. 45c, Ib. 80c. Improved Red Carrol, for table or ttoek, phg. Be, oz. 25c, 4 ozt. Ib. Rennlt's Ninety Day Tomato, belt 10c, or. 30c, ei. EOo Improved Beefiteak Tomato, enormous fruit, pkg. 10e, 35c XXX Scarlet Oval Radish, tender, crllp, pkg. 10c, or. 20o, 4 023. 60c HorfEon'a long Pod Butter Wax flush Beans, 4 ozs. 15c, Ib. 5 Ibi, 52.25. Worldbeater Cabbage, hard heade, very large, pkg. 5e, 01. 30c, 4 on, 9Dc. XXX Snowball (highest 25c, yt oz. ?1.W, oz. S3.00. XXX Oolden Self.Blanchlno Celery, very line, pkg. 25s, 'A 01. 7Bc, oz. Famous Golden Bantam Table Corn, early, pkg. Ib. 40c, Ibs. Early Market Svrtct Table Corn, big ears, pVg. 1Qe, Ib. 3Sc, 5 London Long Green Cucumber, pke. So, oz. 16c, A ozs. 40c, Ib. May King Lettuce, favorite buller head, pkg. 5c, oz. 4 oza. 60c Citron for Preserves, red seeded, great cropper, pk9> oz. 16c, 4 oza, 40c. XXX Connecticut Yellow Globe Onion (black seed) pkg. 10c, oz. 35c, 4 ozs. 51.00.. Dutch Setts, select Ib. 3Sc, 5 Ibc. Intermediate Parsnip, half long, fine sort, pkg. EC, oz. 15c, 4 ozs. 35c XXX Earliest Table Marrow Peas, 4 ozs. 16c, !b. 40c, 5 Ibr. GTant Branching Astere, Crimson, Plnkf While or Mixed, pkg. iod XXX Exhibition1 Mixture Pansy, huge blooms, pkg. 25o, or. Sweet Peas, fine mixed, best for the money, pkg. 5c, oz. 10c, 4 ozs. 2Bcr Ib. 75c. Mammoth Cosmos, or 10c XXX Japanese Hqrning or. 20c, or..35e "Pakro1' Seedtape. "You plant it by the 2 pkts. for 25c- Aek for descriptive list. Rennle'K Seed Annual Free to All. Order through your LOCAL DEALER or direct from RENNIE'S SEEDS cp, ud, Homer Street, Also at Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg Brewing Co., Ltd. Manufacturers of ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP. .RED "FOR SPRINGLWORK? We are to handle kinds .-of repairs. Hfgh grade vyorft at a reasonable price Is'bur mcllo. Guarantee j Satisfaction Our 'Prices. Are Right. N1VEN BROS. Avc- S. Phone 1732 R. C; MERiTHEW Live Stock Auctioneer J- Let me conducl your hrm. snles. Five years experience In jhe Slates, selling In the silci ring. WRITE FOR WARNER, ALBERTA Potatoes 'CAR LOTS OR LE33 iri'ust b'e fljod sized, sound stoch- N I call .at... Jlay and Cralii Co. 1221 2nd Avenue FAR LABOR L. L, Harlriian, provincial government agent (Dept. cf Ag- riculture) for the distribution'of farm labor. In. the Lethbrldgc platrlcl lias taken offices in the 'Qoard of Trade building, Leth- brldae- Office Hours: Fni'incrs Should get In touch with Mr. Hartman at once, and should ciatc wages and class men required, We hare n rmmncr of exper- ienced married conplca who want eniploymcnl vlth farmers. Also number of applicants for opcrattDE "tractor englnes. Laborers vrill be directed )f they vji'l at the IlomesecUcrs Will also receive Information re Qardlng available homesteads in the province and be supplied yvllh literature, rales, etc., Ly Mr. Hirtman, Temperance Beer Stout 1 Case, 2 Dozen Quarts Rebate Case and Relurred. 1 Case, 2 doz. Pints, 1 0 Rebate 51.40 When Case and Dottlts Arc Returned. AERATED WATERS (All flavors) 1 Case, 2 doz. quarts Rebate SI. 60 When Casi and Boltlw Are Returned. 1 Case (2 doz. pints) S2.60 Rebate 51-40 When Case and Bottles Are Returned. AIDERS, :iO Gal. Kegs Rebate 52.00 When Keg Is Phone' 'Your Requesls t p Phone .Your Requests t 6 We dclivci' iii'oinplly and cull for ;c cases and licss.