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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta the amount wis present at the vouch for the excellence Terrlll and Kerr vset out tomato plants on the tit Kerr firm about five miles east 8f the Last just 67 days after first pick ing was staffed and forty pounds of excellent uniform in size and were A Herald repredenffit time and ca of the he on four In alfalfa jfrom the loutSeSst and Is lie plants have unu Kept trimmed so sltahd waist The And as are the average on each plant being from 30 tb 36wMle rtin as high as There are also loads of blos soms cdBaing and these nro ex pected to make green tomatoes for the pickle Within days TenIll and Kerr expect to be picking from 600 to 1000 pounds of ripe tomatoes A ready market has already been se grewth b for the THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORONTO A General Banking Business conducted t offering special facili ties in the handling of business j t ft p 13th 4th Avenue V III Dunlep Means Original When you hear a bicycle owner hie tires are the not the he means that all other Vired bicycle tireoi took Dunlop Tirea for their because Dunlop first in the PijeumaticTire Industry rests on the name And your realising fact is the necessity for realizingthis one rDunlop Tires from tKe made by a patented We found the way to make them way that would impart to them road augh of touf hjsesa that would aell eiftfttSjpea faster than of bicyde tiresT Eightyper cent of ail bitjyele three sold in Canada ai j Dunlop Rubber Goods Limited Offico and TORONTO cured toftheee at various points be The fruit sup erior tb tlie tomato and sample of thn fruit being grown on the Kerr farm will ftfore This Is the tftst tlnte a sertous at tempt has been made In the Lota brldle irrigation district to toj mutoes outdoors on a commercial and TerHll e highly elftted over the FTdm the four acres is eipected wore than eight tons of tomatoes will be and at toe prevailing prices for to matoes the returns jrflll run Well up into the hundreds per The year iss been an excellent one for toma and arrangements are now being made to ward off frost which uau ally comes within tho so that the season will be a long Smudges will be used for this One tomato was picked last evening which weighed half a pound while green ones on tho tine were measur ed which were over twelve inches in circumference and weigh over he pound mark when SHOULD NONFARMERS BE ADMITTED TO MEMBER SHIP The above question raises a very in teresting how far is it lse to admit outside that people not directly interested in farm membership in the associa tion In this connection one thing must be kept tn The United Farmers of Alberta is essentially an association of farmers and was organ ized to promote the interests of far this must be the touchstone in deciding every question of mem The first consideration in every Individual case must be whether or not tbe person in question is in sympathy with the ideata of the as There are no doubt many nonfarming people outalde our asso ciation if admitted would be a source of There are others whose admission would be detrimen owing to the fact that their own private interests conflict with those of Itis there in deciding these that the business connec tions and sympathies of each individ ual applicant should be taken into full Mere friendshipshould certainly not be a deciding factor if our locals Tire to the power for good in their owncommunities that they might It is sometitneii point ed out in reply to this question merchants of other professional would not admit farmers to member why should r admit their tradeor professional as sociation Some locals Ffinaithat the presence of outsiders handicaps free discussion pls this matter is entirely in the hande of the and must be left to their but they would In all cases do well to keep the above considerations in A small menv bership committee to decide the standing of admission before being admitted be a good v r V The following important matters were discussed at the convention of local secretaries of the Cal gary and Resolutions pass ed by the conventions as follows have been forwarded to Dominion and provincial and the matters are being followed up by the central SEED following re solution was passed by each conven tion Resolved This convention request the government to take steps to en sure that sufficient good seed grata from the 1918 crop in Alberta be halt in theprovince to provide for the seeding of the 1919 erop in FEED passed at convention of secre Uries held at Edmonton July 10th and This convention of secretaries of local associations ot the United Far mers of Alberta learns with serious concern the situation caused among the farmers in some parts of the pro Tince by the prevailing We respectfully urge that loca associations in the more favored por ions of the province extend their learty cooperation of federal and pro vincial authorities in any efforts pu forth to relieve the situation and sug lists that our locals in these districts ean render valuable by 1m mediately securing information re garding available supplies of fodder In their we express the hope that plane may be devised whereby farmers in need of fodder may secure the surplus existing in other parts o the province without the Intervention of those who would seek to make ex orbitant profits out of the And that copies of this resolution He sent to the federal and provinola governments throughout the pro HARVEST Resolutioi passed at convention1 of sec retaries at July the central office of the elve what assistance they can t the government in finding out wher sny of farm help may be se cured In districts where there is crop so thst this help may b distributed where locals in the more favored portion of the province where there is a goo supply of fodder are urgently request ed to lend all possible cooperation and particularly to notify the Department of where hay can be Locals tn districts where there is a short crop or a fall ean reciprocate by notifying the DYNAMItK FORT8 ON THE ALAND ISLANDS that ut to tSi hando elflt is ft droitg httaff Wtfioi has always efy That Is an tiler A v Noillf ords whoOit olns with othe leaders in ad islng farmers grow winter n the HeraM ay Noble declared that winter ye is proving site of rops for SoUthern and le nation calling how for wheat sub it is a putrlotic ble crop to This year on sum merfallow will get from 2 to 18 bushels and even better from rye and If the land had been iven the same attention as the land tedtJd to wheat Mo has no doubt the verage would close to 26 bushels the In Iff 6 Nobles rye lelded 39 bushels to the which as better than what right alongside Rye can be sowii kny time Vugust 15th to Septeiiber and its arly ripening results In spreading he harvest over a longer do ng away with the rush of an all wheat Here are some of thexidvantages f winter rye as pointed out by Voble It can be sown in the quiet time and bar dividing up tbe work of seeding n the It prevent soil and it elps in choking out the Being ut early wild oats other weeds re not matured before the rye bar It is a drought resisting and ipening it Is not subject to arly fall It ripens three Or f qjir weeks arlier than distributing the arvest over a longer thus en bllng the farmer to get good help at better It provides fall pasture without erious damage to the crop with the zceptlon ot during wet or freezing As it has a good healthy growth y June cutworms and which do the most damage about that do not interfere with 7 It is practically rust minister of for is1 a great advocate of winter rye and has isd a pamphlet issued setting forth ts culture and Noble 3 securing a of these pam phlets and those Interested may se copies from Present Indlca Noble are that there will be a large planted to rye in Southern AWerta this RINCj Farmers Help is kind of scare this year but when one man has gt or seyen horses on a gang it not take long to plow tractor pulling three plows the get turned over quite we have been spring plowing for anilxwe aint got any jround to gummerfajlow this Only two good reasons can be ad vanced on behalf of summerfallowing One ta its value dried districts as a means of storingTip moisture for the use of next seasons and the other is its value as a means of de stroying the perennial Contrary to an opin ion too commonly summerfallow ing does not increase the fertility of he The effect of the frequent surface cultivation ia to Increase lar gely the stores of available plant food Tor crop which consequently Is usual ly but it does not add to the sum total of desirable elements In the On the effect of this frequent surface which fa essential to good Is to hasten the destruction of humus or fibre and in the process as which is the most valuable element in the soil from the grain growers are set free anJ into the This is due aleo to the frequent sur face tillage which Is if weeds are to be destroyed or held in check and moisture The fact was discovered that Jby deep plowing in June and frequent surface cultivation throughout the growing season a large portion of that seas ons rainfall could be stored in the upper few feet of soil and held for the use of the crop sown upon thai land in the succeeding My lions of acres of rich fertile land 4n central and southern Saskatchewan southwestern southern and west central Alherta were considered useless for agricultural reason of the deficient rainfall Now it has been abundantly proved that al these regions can be farmed perman ently and profitably by Including the bare fallow every third or fourth year in the rotation or scheme of cropping practised by tho The summer fallowing should be allowed Imme dlately with the subsurface packer i one is and this In turn fcj the drag Prom this time un til the close of the season no growt should be allowed to live on the low nor should crust be permitted to The drag harrow and the diicfc foot cultivator are the implement best adapted to use in tilling the fal WESTERN Four of the best known Pontiac social circles were killed Detroit when the automobile in whlcl the lad ice were returning from a sj clal function given by Henr Zimmerman was run ipto by an Intel urban The dead are I Kdwln LInabury Charles lack and WU Ham at the German eerttref the AhakltaMa the Aland in the have Oy Mmlted the fartWefctldna en the ftlsnds te ikrevtM thetvi Neeittlni a menace through Qerman te ae vieee reeelved teday throuflh flelsl the taml eald the Finnish gdvtrnmsnt had ordered the immediate die mantling of all fortifications en the taltlo Coast of ex cspt those of Vlborg and Htlslng This le In accord with the demand made by Germany In IM agreement with Trls premier otitflelder of he Cleveland may be a naval viator before the year Is Owing to advance In market we are now paying Me per butter fat for 1 Sweet 42c per buttor fat fer 8 Sweet 40c per fat far 1 Sour 3gcper butter fat fer 2 Sour We would advise fanners who have that they can milk to get as every little bit helps when the grain crops W e pay all charges and par for TheHerah ol Our 1918 Missing Tide Calendar Ramon Picture was 1st Dose Not Fight 2nd Angels Their Holy Vigils Fannie Youngs 3rd Also Cat 4th Womans Crystal Daily Limited frtMftni IN New fork by the Federal on charge of being ifflkftfdated tin the theft ot to United States the who include CTrchaslng nfeift of tMe Uhltod States ItflrtiMf whfch had do with conspiracies to embeisle and SAf AUGUST gowmwwit wiiji i i for of afe the hardest work ing In the Wf leagues Up to liut week each ha4 caught 77 OP CANADA WUh Cull tote feu CM Ny It You costs mow when you iHrrrlo buy on Why not practice selfdenial tor a white If Account to Union Bank of and with the money In buy at Cash prices The discounts will help to swell your bank and jmi wlfl have made a food start towatde Itaanciai LtTHBRIDOI BRANCH Manager Manaier BARONi Manager I TyE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE flt EDMUND rVrtlual K AeyiOenLMsnsgsr Supt of CMM WtMm For remittances use the Money Orders Issued by this They are payable without charge at any Bank to Canada except in the Yukon Territory The cost is as follows and trader 3 cental over and not exceeding 91O e flO 1O iao PLUS REVENUE STAMPS LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Manager WARNER BRANCH The Road to Independence Trouble comes to all of us at 6ne time or t The man with a snujr bank is fortified against the slings and arrows of outrageous It is the duty of every man to lay asida something for the Open a Savings Account take your first step along the road to MCRCHANTS BANK CANADA Office OF LEI HBRIDGB MONARCH NOBLBFORD Established 1 New Ford Management Out to Give Service Realizing that it the biff thing in the automobile tint want reliable work and prompt courteous attention we are emphasizing this at our When you come here you will find tome one ready to look after your bus We must give service to make you want to come we will give you the kind of service you want Our repair department is under the management of the best mechanic we could find and all work will be right in every detail FORDSON TRACTORS f This is the tractor the provincial government distributed over the province this It firing fftd MtisfactionV reliability has been We have a full fine of repairs for this tractor on hand We have on hand a COMPUTE STOCK OF REPAIRS AND ACCESSORIES of Ford Cars and Trucks and can fill any orders OB short FORD GARAGE Manager Proprietor ;