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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UmiBMDGB DAILV AUGUST ITEMS OF INTEREST The Potato Pen Forlylwo bushels of potatoes in Uie season o 1916 from plot of ground only S feet ur an equivalent otover to the aero ot ground space was u eat o a resident of Kansas fays George in the Free This achievement was made possi ble by the use of aa entirely cew and orisiual method when general ly promises not only to revolutionize the potato growing in dustry throughout the world but to Eolve the problem of an unfailing nf cheap food supply for the uatfons of Use Hendrlcks had often watched the potato pile in the cellar biaj which erery spring sent out its shoots through erery posslblecrack and cre Sometimes these sprouts would cut alone tie Boor a ct seren feet in order lo re From this beginning ed he idea that if this pile was re mared out into the open given soil as desiTibcd by line a plan by which auycme ucvess to a plot ot ground DO larger than a for an out pens may be started as early and as late as Riving toes 90 daya to except the also nil the early Tho usual time of plant family j las potatoes in lha north is froai Keeping pf Poultry wiaoes cewf lor a wholo vear The potato pens March to but umicr ill Is A may be eight feel wide by anv ai the perfect potatoes may be much 1stj the breeding leoslh las they are tmill thau is possible under open a way or to iseji from spread where the factor ot tictn issued bytlys to F weathCT aWays be taken inDominion Departjueutot to With irrigation and Thetitlo ot ths wcrfc is PouUrj every possible condition of goou poKcepicg lo Town and Country and tato ventilation otitctol stylo Is Bulletin S9 of and under his con Most any kind ot good slout ma terial can be If Hsht lumber IT boards are used the pen may be ed through Iha center with Kich earth must be oc hand In sufficient quantities 10 fill the pea to the The potato pen is built 6 i S Inside measurement and ts 6 feet The pen Is as each is placed and You can 1x6 Inch boards tor the ends ami the grower is practically certain of his leavings Si space belneen Preserve the Eggs lo boards for the iwlato sprouts to Start the pen wiih a Experimental Farms Note and the grow and potatoes would Three years ago he tullt what be caiied a potato which was noth ing more or less lhau a huge potato the sides of bv a loosely constructed bnIU alter the fashion ot an old rail Within this only S feet he planted his pota toes In thin lay era ot dut and dress piling one loyer on the pen was eight feet The potato pea tecame a mound ot He had found that his pota toes not onljr grew better than they did in the cellar hut that at the dig ging time was able to harvest 40 bnshela of fine potatoes as grown The foiloiving year he got 32 bushels In the and last year the total of 42tmsh lip to this time Hendricks has conducted hia experiments unknown but a few of his most intimate as but owing tolhe present food Bad the cam patgn to speedup give his discovery for thefree use ot people details of the constructioBL and BiRniicement of these pofato Traction Engine REPAIRS We welt Aqulpped to handle all Kuids of wsrk on cither or gjtm Only btflh leavei our and will quota Firrt Avt hbne 1732 salt ot sucU the ui me uma tv me i tf J put an Inehor matfves usually advertised as ot dressing orer the potatoes tmdjso simple and effective had better sprinkle good with water Then lay be adopted with JteUer use six iaches more mark off as something that hasten tried and use dressing and prater found operation According to Or enough layers to fill the to the Dominion but what Is It like llltier divides it roughly Into tbreo regions or as uar has K j fthe batlle iv hf aRl tew it is file1 like deep are iuade by tho big ffiell slot heavy cas tiese there are the holes by thousands of ordhiary Bholls us they fell and exploded did not for too has to be taken into account when begins And covering ull the soil the scrsp iron and metal hall and Oust covering on the sood soil from torrents of shrapnel and bul lets fired in What are you going to do with such lanj until engineers can go over it wiih tractor plows and Utters and levelers tho like of which Tutrhnnq nni The second or Intermedialo tone Is thai of the excavation and which was fought over here and there but not so universally nor or EO long n there is more solid sou choice of between Ihe shell boles and where tho Division ot tho Dominion Poultry Kl being the In his Intro duction to the 48 pages of which the bullelln Ellonl points out that poultry Is suited to all con tpkes a small outlay to slart Jan Interest make regular is cheap to 1 can be made profitablo GS u s3c the requtreineutg In farm yard or any olher form of poultry With 70 appropriate illus tratlonsT he deals with feed profitable of birds lor hatching and rear marketing In erery Ithing appertaining to poultry husbantute there are big funnel Is already growing as ID little says Mj you can pas I As voultrykepSng is contrlbut oTthe layers arc drawup old straw or hay against thej cracks and As the pen place on tie fourth of dirt in the center ot one about two feet above the a cf besr Frank tnj noi gain i lime water la one pocket and but also to n still to the rear thereis reservatives and vt the following froia hia Cirolir The method of preparation is sim ply to slake one pound quick lime with a small quantity of water and then stir the milk of lime soform molsl This Is made of any ed into 5 gallons of After the piece ot timber about the size ot thelmisture has been kept well stirred for v piece ot 4 i 4lnch bv 3 feet so It will protrude from the pen about a footAfter the potaV bceaplanted three weeks loosen the pull out and run your determine the mois By you will know how much water to use on the After the testerhVs been orJce removed this can be repeatedonce or twice a Watch the tester and keep tie dirt In proper shotoidbfr near a water a ew hoars It Is allowed tp The supernatant Is now saturated is drawu oil and poured over the previously in u crock or watertight barj thero should be an tionnliy deEml tor this bulle which can be had free by ing to the Publications Branch of the Department of Oltftvriu FARMING OF SHELLT6RN LAND IS FRANCES PROBLEM Cultivation of Thousands of Acrej LaidWaste by Artillery Fife Questionof July ibejuined ritory which has beeu evacuated by A5 sxposure air tends pr Cerman ha3 nouiced that doMho re the ti Slates nfftand will sup du watered the top about twice a week unless rainfall is The always enable the grower to detennine the proper raoisj tufe The top layer of dirt should be sloped gently toward the center so tie ground will absorb and not shed but care should be lak en that mud he prevented rom form Ing on top and bating to a crust When the earth is dry the mound should he sprinkled on Ihe top and The potato vines 3flU grow to the top r sides of the nearest way through concealing rthe tim clpitate the Hme as thus to the the ves sel containing the eggs should B OTJf 7he air may be excluded ply lnipiemcnts Before all by a corerins Ot sweet or by for summer sacking upon possiblrtt is i land and te the limewater should bo drawn or gjn There has nersr been supply so that it well after a time there isaay jnrgent wasted far luring be noticeable precifiutton of the j te got info cbadition siphoned oft replaced a furJ ther quantity newly General Precauttons Necessary to It is essential that attsnUon be pa to the following points J That perfectly frestl eggs only be f That the out the whole per ioil be completely l j Although Aecessary to TThenJhe Veii m ay be JrrakXaM tie j njaierial dressing savied and andiiain 5 1 Pull Your Haul Your Grain or Hay erratloa ditlooa tempera to V 111 no ddliht m con assst flavor teif chaf acterislfc of thcaddJtIoHo it inijsy itatpd Jhat rr condji tied n seison 36 oGi t f reqaeiitly inipafts the eitf probatily b terchange of the fluidswithin in a thriflyand allVp them who are available too anxious to get to But there are Usft where in iastale farmpi ever saw beeii to will tBkeitjmerVl land thlUvatjqrrat ilife sijfflimer alid coming autuoin which ought J1 iafereatT Biaby they lie able to giviTlmmcdlate belp ihan he pthenrli H0uri who isttrEQinrifir of the ior ot agriculture S is just bacVfrom a thorouga without the Our of tie state ot Uie not saltttf the in both t tto third the most interest national jug jor immediate Here the soil is not so with onlynow and then remains ot old injitCuca and barbed wire can easily bo done away this third zone there are thous ands and thousands of acres stretch ing away like our now that IG6 human habitations which once fill ed them are It is a vast prairie says somethlug can and must be what cantiot be not for the to re build villages and houses and sugar But the ground can be culti Ihe peasants snd farm hands mu3l have eome sort of a shelter put nothing else can be Tools Are Needed farmtools and nil the cultural implements wbtch the rulh either carried off or de stroyed before retreating must be For these poor such tools and Implements represent a working capital of 150 an acre of his wasted And then he must hare plowing or oxen ori jfor are profiting Jor i the rights move menL r Thft French government is already at worktrying to the Inhabitants of this to gobach their which is all that Is Rati rieht cut on thousands and there are other i ecres at whlch sewn B spring year1 As soon asthe 6erman armies be gan nearly three years alter the the Eng ilshQuakers set o work In Prance to build temporary houses for those who had been made Their work PUBLIC SALE HAVING SOLD MY FARM AND MOVED TO TOWN I WILL SELL TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER At my Farm West of i 3 north of Kipji on 5 August 9 AT 10 OCLOCK THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED VIZ 86 HEAD OF STOCK 86 IS milch tonio to be fresh this tall 20 UTM 12 goad 2year old steers 6 2jear old hellers 6 oldhellen 3 yearllog ateera 3 bay 4 years oil 1 bar 3 old 1 bay 4 years old 1 black gelding 1 pair black well 2200 1 orrel saddle 1100 1 iny saaaie 6 years 1200 1 tnj 9 years 1000 broke 1 blucfc 4 years old 1 gray 6 years broke to harness i 4 years old 1 black gelding years 1500 1 brown geld years 1600 1 brown 1350 1 gray 1 years 1450 1 tray gelding 7 years 1350 1 bay years Alto the following Farm Machinery 1 nearly new 1 mower aud rake In good repair 1 now John Deere Inch gang plow 1 Imperial 12 Inch gang 1 Van Brunt double disc good as new 1 4sectton lever harrow 1 good packer 1 metal iron roller 1 good Blssel disc 4 good Bain farm rvagons 4 hay racks 1 new platforjn scale 1 water pump and nearly nw 5 sets good double work harness 1 set single harness 1 fanning mill 1 pot 28 barrel galvanized pump andline complete 1 double disc plow 1 bussy and other too numerous to memum Also a lull line ot household urnllure including Mild mahogany parlor TERMS OF Ale note with approved security per Inttrtst from 5 per cent discount for cash on credit FREE LUNCH AT NOON OWNER 105J 1 tb le 1 11 t IV C 0 J COLD STORAGE Tp meet an eiertoicreaslng denand for fDfqrmaUoiT ttie con struction of ice houses and small cold storage systems for country i hotel owners of country homes end theDominion Department issued of the Dairy Cold Storage entitled hUjia a siipranary ot bis an theaepaYtmentoflhs It is saW which has been fought over ln every and where nbjy immense prSIiig freed from the tbej every foot of this land bore a crop of wheat or fodder or sugar with cattle libland In France was more the land Is that Is American Quakers American trios a machines in the past late dealt wllli larger none Marder to lend a helping The land that fora thousand years pare food lo this people is cultivation has to be bcgun Unreserved Auction Sale OF about all you can of It Ayiiere Thepeople who cultlvat there were flourishing D j arc can and j often not a vestige of j able anA anxious lo clear am IDairy the T Immediata not almhian not afarm vale But there is no j sponsors for which are or farming not a trace of nr nor nor at Magrath on SATURDAY 11 c1 fliT ri Sp EflSAD AS EOLLOWS Aboirt 35 head of old hciferi and About 115 of helferifrom 2 to 4 About 50 head of 2year old About 6fl head if eowi In ThesecaUle are all ot good Durham stock ind In good condlr Any one wanllns rood slock should a ipedal effort to attend tils mqnater Bale at Magrath onXngoit 11 OF AND LIVE STOCK PREFERENCE You always let your wife have the WITH A I STAUDEMAK ATRACTOR Four Horses the Price of One 200 ON HAND AT CALGARY NOW and a Ford IN GOOD CONDITION MAKES A GUARANTEED FARM TRACTOR WILL TAKE THE PLACE OF FOUR HORSES 24 HOURS PER WILL NOT HARM YOUR IF YOUR AGENT DOES NOT HANDLE WRITE OR PHONE Sales Limited ELEVINTH OR John Alberta Dairy and Cold Storage Com missioner and Joseph Cold Storage The Is a complete on cold stor age construction of a comparatively simple and inexpensive Besides minute explanatory details of and material required tor construc tion of ice houses and a i series of drawings prepared bythe Architects Branch of the Department of Public Works is of which blue prints on a scale inch to two feet can be had irce oii application tp the Dairy and Ccld Storage bulletin Itself can be also by writing to the Publication Department o If the Information herein contained were extensively use not only much waste be avoided and financial profit con Biderablo benefit would be In the enjoyment ot Five plana are given In the bulletin with complete specifications fur each and a state ment of juanUlies of Ice that can be there the house draw That Is the id culllj last word MADAM STEIjSfHEILMAKKIES LOKD ABINGER PANQS OF CONSCIENCE Mark Twain called on to speak at a club and took for his lie said when he was a boy at homo he oneday saw a of He was only av he was besides he liked Th6 opportunity was there there was liltle or risk of I sneaked unlo that said 1and I stole a t wont Into a passage to demolish had set my teeth it thah 1 paused a fame oter I came to a quick fcsofti Fjrnjiy I walked up to lhat placed thestolen melon where got t a ripeone PROVOKINO And how do you like Flubdub glrllet f hardly with hfrnaeU that he doesnt seem to notice my good points at villo replied IJeekton Its settertban having her so angry she wont speak ISie at ton SIMPLER COOK In the oldea days a genilraua QMd to call upon a lady with much for mality and stately Now lie merely drives op her lo come City Madam StclnVM itirillbe remembered aeijulttefl by French court of any comnltdlyJn tragedy lhat led in the dralh ot her an IA a villa near It was during her trlM to at Lord AHneer met and fell In love With PtdlO Aljlnger and Madam StelctieU An Efficient Executor Losses are often caused in an Estate through the carelessness or mismanagement ot the individual Executor or ThU can be avoided by appointing thli It act on the advice of bonded to carry out the Initructlons of the and experienced otftctn In of all IU The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Conpaity ND LETHBRIPGE fVtor imd for the Judlcit Dlttrlott Medicine FOR SALE Dominion Government maturing 1937 in of and at Interest rive Per j British Canadian Trust n4 PHONE COSYBEARE BLOCK ;