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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT Tim LETHBniDGK DAItY HERALD SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 191 (5. 10 notiiuis or min (1 1 ay points of corn i-ilnse Dry Matter. Poii nils N.70 0.30 Oarbo- Protuin. Hydrates. Poundu rounds Total The wise (armor of today erects a roomum-nt sometimes two or to himself. We ?eo thousands rising ugtilnst the ov.-i- the coun- silos of concrete, tilt' or staves. More than a ciuarler of a century's toadiing Wils iieudeil to bring this H- liout. and it is quite likely that as much mure rime will be required be- fore The .umndsons of those who built the first 'silo will constriui root cel- necessary n pan of the equipment of many dairy farms the Out of a thousand farms the writer has visited only five have pro- corn silage we may trace n lurge pan of the lack of interest in beet culture. Again, those farmers who did veil- beets too Ions left in the soil diseases thai might destroy the wholo crop, while if grain followed beets, the lat- ter being used at a later period, it found that the diseases were elimin- ated- The beet is a soil improver because of its deep rooting habit, some var- ieties Kuimr down five feet. Plowing brings about soil conditions which favor ihe growth and development or iots. Deep plowing will help to mako j pounds of wheat bran pounds of gluh-i (Veil l.So pounds of cottonseed l.S-1 pounds of com me.al J.9-S Total............. ture to grow roots, not knowing the j long roots, and the larger, longer and on two of these New York farms were made by the Colonial owners, who were English and Dutch, and knew Ihe value of the succulent beet, turnip and cabbage as stock feed. British stockmen are leader? in the fitting of animals. They best methods, found it an and unprofitable venture, itecemly, however, owing to the growth of the "rowers who rotate (heir crops prop- erly have learned 10 bring the thin- ning of beets, which is the hardest part of the whole season'? work, be- tween corn planting and cultivation, while the pulling, topping and haul- ing of the beots come after the grain and hay cutting, thus keeping the help arc firm believers in the efficacy bi Cmpi0yert recularly and for a longer cabbages, carrots., turnips, potatoes and beets in the rations of cattle. The average outlay in money tor an acre of beets is eighteen dollars, i-y crop anil a surplus which 1 some experienced i armors bringing c'rwisc go to waste that such this down as lew 11; c-n This sheep and horses. In our country it is generally only because -ther cxti'H hea would otherwise g pounds of mixed ha> -0 pounds of con; silag SO pounds of iminsel? Itoughage Total 1 pound wheat.bran 2 pounds of gluten feed ;i pounds of corn pounds of colioiisewl meal .Total Nutritive ratio Ration A contains thirty pounds of f-'Miigt1 and ten pounds of mixed hay. which supply fifteen pounds of dry matter, two-thirds of tiio total. The addition of three and a light, one brings the figures out about right. But the proportion of heavy, Dry MlUUT. ['omuls 8.70 4.20 .24 'I .741 Cnrbo- Protein. Hydrates. Pounds I'uiimls .vif 4.BOO ers are supplied by the tops left on the fields at harvesting time Pulling the >eets stirs up soil thoroughly. maj Jlo msh like a giccu tiee for n season, but the man who ultimately wins out it the one who given to the well-as takes from it. Obyious- Ij crop that tikes httle .maj irom fiie coil..and improves It at the same profitable one.-Such crop-is the beet or benefit to i lie-'land, asilage saver, a most ex- ceHent cattle- feed, an agricultural safct- uiire Work Fits" Into Farm System exclusive own time or reg- nl.v farm help. With improved cul- ture the yieds have been increased ..4 from eieni or nine tons to eleven to j Thus tlie root crop cannot fail to put fifteen tons an acre. The average in i the land in excellent mechanical con- Northern Ohio last year was about ditiou. twelve tons. At five dollars a ton the For the dairy cow the beet is :i farmer with a twelve- ton crop would safety valve, especially when she is get StiO as his gross return. The tops j being pushed to the limit by heavy would be worth at least an grain feeding. In all ihe dairy breeds, acre as feed, making sixty-five j almost always the cows of this class Allowing thirty-rive dollars for his i are heavily fed from the very begin own time and all other expenses he would net thirty dollars an acre. Of course the above figures apply to the cultivation of the sugar beet, raised for sugar, but the principles of culture apply to the mangel that is raised for stock feed. 'Hie last experiment growing j root crops at Cornell University i organs of the cow to, hold, digest and showed an average yield of ions (make use of a largo amount of rouKh- an acre for maugele." 23.i! tuns for ImK- ape wuteli we supply her in the.form beets and ifl 7 tons fr.r sneiir of hay, fodder, silage and roots. Sli- mug of their lactation, and while they make nianv good records on such feed- ing, they are likely to be burned out and have their lives shortened by sev- eral years. The mangel is the aalvat- iiy dairy cows that make big ion of records. Xature lias constructed the internal beets The yields were somewhat re- not built to take care of great ;uced by dry hot weather during the j quantities of heavy heating grains. trial. Taking the Northern Ohio liv- dairyman, whose supply of One of th'e benefits of this crop is shown .very clearly by the cleansing of the' land .in "JNorthern Ohio and .Southern Michigan.where sugar beets j are lii 'thai, locality, as well as de'iotoF to cugar beets m otuei sections a .m oat field was noiabij probablj hecnuse oats Aill stand has dad fiftj per cent, has been added TO the sugar value of this crop, while it has treatment and were, not a pay ihe stockman a valuable- I crop to market. Where beets havu light- and succulent dried beet pulp. been grown ihcre is a decided change But iu the case of the mangel there has been no improvement in feeding value. Srarch through ten years' rec- ords of the United States Department oi Agriculture failed to bring io( light either information or statistics 011 for the better. There can never be any doubt as to the outcome of a bat- tle between weeds, and beets any them outright erage of twelve tons and the Cornell i roughage has been short, and who has average of "0.7 tens for the sugar tried to supply ihe necessary nutrients beet, we strike an average yield of 1 hr 'eedmg more. gram, has rained IB 35 tons an acre. The mangel does some ot his cows and probably m a better than this. "When a stockman S.wat many cases has killed a few of needs to buy mangels he pays from to a ton. Lack of exper- ience and knowledge makes the man gel cost about this to raise now, but the methods of sugar-beet raisers ap- plied 10 the growing of mangels on our, dairy farms should bring-the-cast flown to or below It Spotswood Daisy Pearl, ex-clKiiup- ion of the Guernsey breed, in her last recorded year's work made pounds of milk and SSii.yS pounds of fat. She ate as much as ninuteiMi pounds of grain in a day, but was also fed from ten to thirty-five pounds of pounds of the feed in which protein i pc-muls of mangels n day. with costs n great deal just U5' ,Jmcn as eighteen pounds of uiiiin. seed 'meal. Also, we want to save efl- best CQW in thjs hord ,Uc somc. age- thing more than six ions o( roots dur- So in ration B we rluinge to twenty m'g one year wneu she save H.liiU pounds of silage and feed thirty of inilk containing 723.27 pounds of mangels. When the amount! Of fat. of course in tho early of bran car: he c-.it in and half a sutnmer the. roots are not fed. Silage pound of cottonseed meal can be sav-1 was sparingly, some cows ed, the dangers of overheating udder j gating only ten pounds daily, and tho trouble and indigestion are minimized, j alfalfa hay" was reduced to about five The nutritive ratio is practically the j pounds a day on account of the great same as the other ration. The saving bulk of roots fed. It Is highly probable on the cotton seed meal will help to pay for tlie mangels and the net coat of production will be lower because the cows will give more milk.. that with the kinds and amounts ,of grain fed, not one of these cows have come through her year's work with a big record, good health and unimpared breeding capacity if roots hod not been used. The champion Ayrshire nbrain Brown Kate. her The above examples are Tor good everyday production. Bui it is where cows are fed for big records that we see the value ot" the beet, more striU-.___.............. ingly exemplified. :Take first the second year was fed pounds of champion Guernsey j roots and an average of thirteen Murne Cowan. She uiade 2-i.uOS pounds j pounds of grain a day, Jive out of tho of milk and 1D9S.1S pounds of butter- seven .kinds being very heavy, fat in a year. She was fed from four- teen to thirty-six pounds of beets daily eleven months of her work, aud her grain ration ran as high as eighteen pounds and never lower than thirteen pounds a day. Another high producing Without roitghaee rumination Is im- Pandora's Valentine, of Rich poviiblp TIKI cow must then haie I that _ made 14.341.ii pounds of milk coarse foraae to live normally arid do i and pounds of fatin ten oiouths tons of corn silage and -SSO pounds of alfalfa hay. The list of dairy cows named as showing what large amounts of milk, with correspondingly heavy fat yield, can be produced by heavy graining, safeguarded by feeding roots, is uU'en because the writer knows that they are all vigorous cows, regular breed- ers and hard .workers in the dairy. They are samples of what a useful pulPt silage aud can do in the dairy -liter it lias played 1 the jiart improver. uuiuitii aiiiit; sunie elusive ionic ngen more .than that jjf a war between j fchat as yet ]ias no label o: her appointed work of production and ate pounds of roots. Her grain reproduction. In fact, two-thinls of the lation ran to 175 pounds day with cow should be and of whai drj nuclei m any COM "s lation should green teed. hay. beet i coins from roughage Mangels have SI J soj beans added. per cent, of dry .-matter aud sugar' beets 13.5 per cent. For every-pound of dry matter Jhe cow eats she should gei from four to six pounds of water. A cow weighing l.OCu pounds and getting of dry matter in her feed needs al- most, nine gallons of water a day. Roots, being' from eighty-six to ninety per cent, water, are a great help in keeping the cow's digestive tract well supplied with this necess- ity. In met, these "watered concen- as the chemists co.ll them., have in the water present in their natural state some, elusive tonic agent weeds and the weeds always; flaunt -.victorious banners. When this the mance! as feed or a in, clean fields re- 1 suit. and ihe farmer not only sees that is evidence Gpvejunientai., interest j lie positively must keep weeds down splendid plant, equal only tu the ig- 19. assure a good crop of :beets, .but "that the same practice will largely noranee -.value, -found -among We. that' in- our counuy com is the rule of grain in increase his corn and potato crops. Also, according to Charles Staff, of Detroit. "The sugar beet was the great the (orni'-fjf "com' "meal., hominy and teacher of rotation." Beets following it. They are food and drink combined and they make just such an appeal to the cow's taste as apples, pears, peaches, grapes and other juicy fruits make the taste ot Hie human being. As showing their action in the sav-' ing of silage take the following rations GRAIN! Unequalled facilities >for secur- ing reliable information regard- Ing Grain. Frettueut quotations. AH markets. You are invited to make free USB of this sen-ice. Ask for'bids on your earlots of grain. Private wires to Chi-. cage, Minneapolis, Winnipeg Baird Bottprell, Union Bank Building, ARCH. E. REESOR, Mgr.. Phpne 1599. milk a day. ration A having a nutriti ANOTHER SOLOMON i husband had boxer! her ears. The o f wise old sheik reflected for a few ratio of and B of ,Hf! tn hpr i oomenis, then did to her as her hus- l band had done. '-.Vow tlid.t art aveng- he said. "Thy husband has box- .PASSAGE (Proin Our Own Macleod, Aug. Friday even- ing at the Methodist parsonage. Rev. A. D. Richard was given a surprise party when about seventy members of the congregation came to present their beloved pastor with a handsome gold wristlet watch as a memento of his three years' work in Macleoii. Mrs. Cr, Andrews, president of the Ladies' Aid. read the address. On behalf of the T.laclebd Methodist church congregation, Mrs. Maxfield, the oldest, and one of the most es- teemed members, presented the pastor with" the wrist watch. Refreshments and ice cream werej served afterwards by the ladies. "An Honest Grocer" 'An Economical Housewife" Your grocer is honest. HP will uol say other Hour is "Just us good" as "OGJLVIE'S ROYAL HOUSE- knows h is (.'aiisda's; Best Flour. Your Great Grandmother used it your Mother baked it into ilu; delicious flaky pies and snowy white bread yon so well Children will use it when they grow older. WHAT ARE YOU DOING? Give hubby once more Mm pics his mother used, to make. DO IT TODAY. Order from your grocer n butr of ROYAL HOUSE- HOLD FLOUR and your Imkinir day troubles are over. VVESTERX MERCANTILE CO.. SAM SADOWSKi, PROP. DISTRIBUTOR IN LETHSRIDGE The Management of Estates, Official Assignee, Fire Insurance and Collec- tion of Rents form a part of our business. British Canadian Trust Co. v PHONE 1843 J15 UROO HATCH SPACES BETWEEN OUTER INNER HUL.U USED'FOR OIL. STORAQE AMD CAK.GO SPACE, ALSO FOI; BALLAST TAMKS. (n IR035 SECTION PUN SHOWIU6 London liBSWISHTTO BWROMIHNER HULL. DESIGN OF GERMAN SUB- MARINE MERCHANTMAN DEUTSCHLAND IMPOSE TAX ON NON- CANADIAN SECURITIES STERN Ottawa. Aug. view of the large purchases made in Canada of Anglo- French and olher government bonds issued in Ihe United States and the serious effect which the continuation of such purchases will have upon the exchange situation between Canada aud the United States, it is now re- garded here as certain that at the next session of parliament, legislation will be introduced Imposing special Income taxation upon all non-Canadian securi- ties held by Canadians. The effect of such legislation which will be along _. -----............Hue? similar to that at present in force Alberta, salt) M. A. McCraig. England and enacted for the same minister of agriculture, of Alberta to (purpose- and will cause the liquidation the Associated Presn tonight, of the securities specially taxed. This "We have sent inqulrta to all our {liquidation will tend to benefit the ex- ropresoniaUvci throughout the prov-listing situation and preserve the Cana- ince, and all of our regular staff men dian issues. There is abundance of have been out through the country on (money in the United States to take up the special outlook for black rust, AH {all these Hecnrities, the .proceeds of report that there. In mine. which have expended in the Un- "UV have, received States, Chicago whfliU 'jxrhsinge nuking .'tlmut.ity too, and to all we havn re- iiuve you smoked plied that there is none iu Alberta. cigars lately? NO BLACK RUST IN ALBERTA Edmonton. AUa., in absolutely no trace of black nisi in "Kybleman' The mere tjou know about Coffee The Letter RAND In ylt land 2 pound Fine Ground lor Perco- lators. 171 An Experienced Executor The administration of a Will calls for wide experience in financial, and commercial matters. This Trust .Company'offers you the'eic-" perienced services of a body of successful business men. They have every qualification for the perfect administration of your Write for our booklet on The Trusts Guarantee Company, Limited CALGARY ALBERTA Public Administrator and Official Assignee tor the Judicial Districts of LETHQR1DGE MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN Lethbridge of Commerce W. McNicol, Insp. j absence for the remainder of the Co: ferencc year, and tlie church is to have a supply. ilra. Richard, who is visiting friend." j f ,in London, Ontario, to Mac- jleod about the 1st of November arid .remain until the end of the year. I S. P. Bonn, of the Macleod Kleva- niet with an accident a few! I weeks ago. was taken to Spokane T-ios- i pltal by Nurse Harris last week, and i we are sorry to learn he is not getting j {any better but is apparently gradually j getting worse. The crops are looking fins, a num- f her of the farmers are cutting their Jiay and the wheat promises in most [Places about thirty or forty bushels to the acre. Mrs. Granger, from London, Out., Is visiting her daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Tlutchins. Miss A. I-Ioey is on holidays visiting her father and mother at Savona, B.C. 1 MiSs Lois Black left on Tuesday morn- h'lig for a holiday at Edmonton.' -Mrs. Huntlcy is visiting her parents at Prince Albert. Sask. i The annual fair is to bo held on the 130th and llth Inst.. and promises to i be a. large success. OFFICE PHONE 13.13. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. MURPHY, CO. HEAD OFFICE, WrKe or phone at our expense 'if you have grain to handle. We can assure you the best price the market will stand and give you courteous service and prompt returns. .LETHBRIDGE OFFICE. SHERLOCK BUILDING. N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER. Jersey, City, N. J.. Aug. ex- plosion :hf tin Black Tom j Island last Sunday morning which kiU- 'ed at least four persons, and Injured 120. and did damage to the amount of was ciuiaed by some per- ison or persons with the object of dolnf? ijiist wh.it, was accomplished, accord- jliig to Theodore B. Johnson, one of the four men wlin wore arraigned to- ddy cnflrgud with in con- nection with Uie blast. The liearliiR I was deferred until August 18, The C, B. Bowman Agency ESTABLISHED 1891 Hail Insurance A Policy with us is "Good aa the Golden Grain Itself." Send to. lay for full particulars. ,i WE ALSO WRITE FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCES AND FIDELITY AND GUARANTEE BONDS. ACAPIA alDG. LLTHBRIDGE, ALTA... PHONE 1325 ;