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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB LETimnmoi? IIRUAI.U SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 1910 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER Recent Experiments To Be Profitable Dairy Fodder "IVhen the lerm In Canada, il nearly always risers (6 ensilage made fnm com. for the reieou thai com is practically the only forEge plant which is uwd fcr tiilUiee In country. There are. however. considerihla number ol forage planls which be .c-oaverteJ into ensilage ol fee-ding gotten. fO much so lhat at present only comvaratlvi-ly [arniprs I aware that gr.iss rosy bo ously cnJe !nK> rnslljie. And nol but clover, allalta. well may Into civ-elloal ea-i'sge. Some pxpcnmonu with gn'-" clever und alfalfa fed to d'ilry cows which rwntly beeu Mductod at the Dominion Ex- ferinieuul fvAro. Ajswlz, B. C.. Indicate iusllage made from ihe i-ivp constitutes a raosl valuable fwd. Ihe nse o: which tjells prof ihe making ot cheap bay of tha best ijualily. RYE AS CLOVER CROP nye Misled as a cover crop In corn may frequently bs ulillzed tor IBIO and early spring pasture, Ibui fnr- ulshlr.i; source o! foraje (or hois. Al Ihe Ohio Experiment Slatiou rye Is seeded at the rate of six to.eight pecks per acre In ihe list cullivallon ot corn. ll Is then pastured by swine after the corn Is removed, acd may he pastured through the early winter and spring dors It is turned uuJer as a cover rop. Corn stalk ground when seeded to e la this manner does nol lose o njuch ot lls fertility.' value b'ul. so far. only those plants cannot very well be cured inio bay. End which. uuty 1-B salirficlorily and ocouom'.cally jnefie, and yet. rhe firft ensilage pro- duced ia modern made from srisi. "Preierved-grjss" Silage Thus, hlElory tells us that the peo- ple living il! ihe countries bordering on 1119 southeastern coast of the BalUc SH In Europe made It'a practice, long ago; to .preserve thetf grass crops' In E DDlque manner. -Trenches were dug Ihe ground tn a'considerable depth and (iUti .with- freinlr-moyed grass. The.grass was. packed as hard as. ppe- fible. and when trenches' .well filed, ll was; loaded down with large Sloneg so as'to be tept, under heavy lire'sEure', a certain time a pro- d'uCl .w'as .obtained, .which to'all Identical with -what Is now called ensilage. This jhelboS .of .conVertine the grass Into a' wholesome' 'nourishing' food was later, In a somewhat modified .way, applied to Indian corn in .France, as a matter of fact, tbe ruaS- WESTERN RYE GRASS FOR HAY ing o[ com ensilage -was first success- Eullj attempted.' From France the method was brought to this continent wtere IL was per-'ected, and soon gain- ed, universal popolartly wherwer oorn could be raised remuneratively for'fodder. V Alfalfa May Be Used It is the irony of things that, wfile popular as an 'ensilage 'crop, the fact that com- mon grass was the lirst crop used for'. ensilage purposes was soon for (Experimental Farms Note) Oae of the bissast .problems con- fronting Ihe farmers on the open jilains in the dry 'arming sections is that of providing hay for their work horses and other live, slock. In many districts the'greater part of the wild land has ellher been broken up or Cur paslure and farmers arff anxiouslv enquiring for soma. eras: that will provide Iheni wlih sulflclent hay for their, requirements. Xo. grass has yet been found Ibat will give good crops for a lengthy period .pi years and for this reason it is advisable to consider establishing some system of crop.rotation and Include In' the rota- tion some grass for hay and If necss- sarr'lbrraalore- Out of.all Ihe grasses tested the Scott Experimental Station. Wt-st era Rye' Grass has proven to 'be one of the hardiest, most drought resist ant a'nd most easily "eradicated. FVora the standpoint of yield It Is-at the op of the list, averaeirJB over two tons per acre for the past three year? On' the tields the yields were lighter and have In some seasons been as low as halt a ton per acre and up to one and three-quarters. Nerrerthe less It has been found that Rye prass grown for hay the cro; rotation has "shown forae profit and in addition, breaking up the Western Rye grass sod bas cost less per acr than has the ordinary sumnier-fallow This Is'due lo less weeds soi land. II Is also -worth while ohservinj lliat wheat grown after sumraer-fal lowing the sod land has'given greate profits per acre lhan where'whealwas rown on ihtTordlnary summer fallow. In seed'.as down It has been lound hat nn incio.ised yield can be secur- ed in Iho lirst crop by rowing nlone, >ul second crop Is dependent ou he amount of moisture and not tn tia treatment In seeding down. Sow- ng on summer.fallow land has given .eavler ylolds thau when sown.alter grain crop but 'ibis diftereo.ee is .ct nearly as great as -would be or- iKted. barnyard manure baa ietu turued srass grow-n In years the. yield has been. LUlte equal to [he .grass has teen on suiiraer-fallow laud. JudgWg .from the various eiperi- ments .with Ihls grass light seeding using'from 10 to 1? pounds of seed er acre is the most profitable, fili- ng other graces with Western Itye grass has up Lo the present decreased than increased tha MiltonSJ. Tlnlfne, Superjnleadeuti Ex- rerimenlal Station, Scott, Sask- The Woman iiv the Case Hand a voman'snd a man o copy ol Ihe The -Man WlLl read the 'news lolftlie' dar, depending his inter- a, probably jomp JirsUlo slocts end lien to sporta, or vice versa. nril page Just as the then column) but her rieit morfi is 'not sports bat STOCKS. "For a Government Bon'd, a'steadr dividend from Fn- d 03 trial 6r-Mu3idpa] Fonda would be sure I wonder if Will has made bis The British Canadian Trust Co; "'FIFTH STREET'S. (EXECUTORS LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA FARMERS' BUSINESS For the past 54 years, this Bank given particular attention to the bmisesij of Fanners. We have helped many over the rough places, and have aided'many more to tho highest plane of success. We are prepared to extend you every aid Within legitimate banking practice. Come in at any time and talk over your affairs wjui us. You are always welcome. THC MCRCHANTS BANK OF CANADA EaUblljhed 1864. LETHBR1DCE BElAiqCH, R.J. DINNING, -'.V i iln, il Bjfoni, Vinirtk ipt" HotUtaif. m, Few Men Desire To Undertake The proptr admln'iilration of Estate Is no ea.iy (jsk.-'H put CD the shoulders '.ot an Individual, It dcraanda' an amount'of lime and care lhat business men can willingly spare from Iheir own- affalr.-; moreovEr, should anything happen to the Individual Lelora the eslale Is'aellled, conluslon, litigation and delay, wllh accompany- ing loss, Frequeollj result. The Trust Company specializing in the edralclilnllon o[ proptrty IE tbe logical answer lo the question ol whom to naoio as your Kxeculor. Contuli ut now about thii important rnaMtr. ItiE Trysts anlGuapantee Company, limitcil CAtQARY AND LETHBfMDOt, ALBERTA LETKBRIDOE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILD1N3, J. Wr'MoNICOL, INSPECTOR. Publlo Admlnlitnlor ind Official AMlgnte (or Judicial Districts of Macliod, Hfdlclnt Hal, Calgary, Red Slettlcr. ockshutt Rotary Disc Plows IE GUARANTEED TO WORK IN >.nv KIND OF eon. 2, 3 artel 4 furrow. r--'I.evir Sim 4 lo 24 Furrow. I DURABLE, EASILY ADJUSTED. "The Plow for Sillafaclorr Work." AfSWJEATQN A'gertt for (262 1sl Avenue f f THE U. F. A. JEARNTOSAVE.- I Everyman, wo man and child can save. Every one should save. Every ambitions persoii save. The Savings" Department of the Standard Bauk of Canada affords every facility for aid- ing j-ou to save. THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA EEF fHOH J. C. SCOTT STKCeT NORTH G. BLETCHEH 41H AVENUE SOUTH f. BILLINGTON Mwiaa> DAYTON AND STCTtlNC BRANOItl L. G. THOMAS coALHunar. W.B. FERGUSON COALOALC. ALTAI Awrdlng to (icuret retenllr ram- pllsd ol Crop FVIImatea ot the Stalej Department o[ lie United tw. u4 la order nuaed u< the chief teef eiportlor countries of the.irorld. jfKt Ihe -Unit jd Stitei Itr In Ihe lead is in exporter of bee! until 1J09, when Ihe re i purer s ot Argentina bepm to be uilllted Sfslf malhrally. In tbti year- IhQ Argentine' amounted lo pouhde. Dr 1917 IhlJ more thin doubled, and the record or that year alabdi at pounds. Itt Ihe (Ucal star beginning In IM6. Ibe beet exports ot the United elates reached -pounds, vllh only. trace of Importi. A downhill course followed until In 1914 Ihe Imports' ex- ceeded the exports by The gross exports domes- tk in 19.1S were ttwul EW.WO.OW Australia, as' Far back as 1S95, ex- rted pounds of beef, o export! wie much lie- vr thli until 1910, vaea unds were exported.. The tjuantHy se to pounds in 1S15. opped to pounds ia 1916, id reaceh 3U.OOO.OOO in 1917. "Dicta" -of Canlston.) Come llstea to me I prallla and T Of what'has been done bv a Of what has been and what may be agala; And I get thriij every on a Amen! Its pover is fplt from the pole to Ihe line! Frum the brice on.the east to the great -western brine. Frdm YancouTer It reaches bevond Kudaon's flay; Do you calch what.I mean? Us Great U. I1! A. II you've sometKlhe to it ,J "Is I don't caref- f They will.get you a'price Lhat is 'ample and( lair. For a-pair of green gqggles; some second tatid prunes: 'A ricliely lattle; threadjbate panlalctODs; blew It away, But we'll order some more tbni the Great U. K. A. L IE ifa'paaturtf ihey -.lease you.the moon; If you're anilous to soar, they Till rent a'-.talloon. Tney will.sell .you a ruE tiiat In .Ilrflssels vfas matle; A dommQ-sef'.pr a Thej-_cati heal" the most ragged old 1 Jew over born, And make-blm look EniaJler than." anv tin horn, Every record yet made they most "easily So you'd best buy and sell lb.ru the .Great F; A ftLFALFA FOR HAY AND PASTURE The beam ol a plow, or an old harrow cart; A -nrorn oul "tin liizie" that neTer Tvoiild start; A dozen tear boUles; yonr wife's You can gel a good price through H .the .Great U. it you're a beef cow wita but skin o'er her frame; Or a lop-eared great age him tarns; Or a crippled-np that was ship- ped in Ihe That you dare not exhibit, except atler dark. If yon have a nice ram horns, -'Whose sire It was Abram caught In the thorns. If you're an oW pig lhat feeding won't Jnst peddle 'eni off thru the Great u. r- And it.you want to'.buy the rule works Just the They will show ypa the goods without quibble or ihame. Froca a pair or white socks to a seal orercoat; A machine 0( wooden v o (Experlmenlftl.Farms Nute.) .The of increasinj :th' acreage of'forase [crops in the prairl provinces Is only now fully realized. At the present time man; farmers are -without sufficient feei for their stock and unable to purchase Of the many crops tesled on, 111 Scott Experimental .Station- atfalf has beeD found lo-give fair return in the dry reasons tprc-vkling-. II .1 EOJTO. in rows j al.Jeasl ,_Venty-fpu inches apart.'. In 1919 alfalfa'In riw thlrtj- inches ipart.rleldefl al'the'ral of two tons'of cured hay ,per acre It .is'-not reQommehded that larg areas be planted alfalfa, yet it that every fanner who ha young.-animals grow'. sufficient I carry th'e calres, 'colts and pig through the first winter end to fu nlsh part'of the for .the Ewln during the EummerT'inonthB. Youii animals fed alfalfa hay develop mor rapidly than those fed on prairie woe hay plnce the E an u nsuaUy large of prolein, th musclorformlng element; In the fool When prairie wool 110.00 pe Ion. the alfalfa may be reckoned' be worth at least J20.00 per ton. iThere-ls usually Iwle dlftlcully. securing z calch of alfalfa p'rpvidlJ. the is drilled In'to moist land; clean aummerfallow is p'referable with rows .thirty Inches, apart. Three pounds of seed per acre is sufficient and this will only mean a cost.'of ar. bill If grow, up they can trinuued off with the mower so to prevent item eptac to "cil nee the crop Iv established' the cul vatlon can done with the ordinary ring toolh, cultivator .with, dull, nar blades. It tbe land 13 rtasonabl) ee frpm weed-, lie cultivator can run over tho land early In the rowing season and again after 10 Is taken off. The alfalfa is o deeply rooted and the roots flro so gorous Ibat the cultlvatordoes little Jury and the shallow rooted weeds re destroyed. 'As a pasture crop nrfalft IB tails particularly for swine as I arts away. In good Hue In lie and provides pasture at a sea- on.when annual are only com- enclng to firow." It.has Ihe Bdranl- of being moro thau weel.clover, higher .In feeding value hau iuany ot the grasses and ol being ardv. providing il Is not cut'too laic n the Gcason or pastured loo closely ni the J. Tinllne, Suporln- e'ndenl, Experimental Station, 5cott, ask. BENEFICIAL ECONOMY All Canadians should remember that the earn- oojies necessitated by the war helped pave ihe to Victory. Piictise economy tad pave the'way.to future prosperity.' A Savings Account is both n moral tod a material asiet. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE LETHBR1DGE BRANCH VVARNE.R BRANCH MILK RIVER BRANCH R.T. BRYMNEK. Minagei I. H. S. J.V. STEEL, The U. S. corn crops Ehowed a de- r'ease of bushels as a rft- ult of weather and other conditions during July. Wheat production fell off bushels, as. with July forecast, the total being liced at The Royal Bank of Canada i Incorporated 1889 Head Office ------.....Montreal Capital Authorized.......................... Capital Paid Up Reterve Fundi Total Aiiets ............................over v.-.'.: President, Sir Herbert S. IIolL VltMJ-Prealclent and Managing Director, E. L. Pease. General Manager, C. E. Nelll. 'Supervisor of- Central -Western Branches, Robert Campbell. LQAtis ON LIVE will nioVo liberal advances to In -jccd Flawing for Ilio purchiiEo of Live -lock, or to provldo fccd.U the present stock uf cattle and hogs can bo finished and SOUTHERN ALBERTA BRANCHES Ltthbrldgo A. Parker. Manager Magrath.................................. J. K. Atkinson, Manager Cardsl'on It.- McKay, Menager Tflber G- Slanager Phone 659 A whole house and some ten penny nnlls; package of pins oc a car of sfeel It ".Wood" you are after, there's -Ill-.W-. and B. J.. They always haVe bblh In the Great ..v K It's ieed that you tbey can furnish you some, Foir sora'fclhlng to feed lo, to. them you shoqld come. They can furnish a diary or one tingle cow; They can ifell you .an engine, disc, harrow, or They can htnd outcome ointment scratches or galls; A yard of pink rUibon or iilb. They can show you car, or a tamble- flown chaae, C For lhaj- stock every Borl at the Great U.T. A, If they ,ha7n'l In yDUr fancy1 mEght' crare, There Is no need to sulk, tbere la no need to rare! Jnat hand in yonr oriler, and the.y'11 do the rest, find that, they can handle such business Ihe 11 you fear ihat neit winter will he cold and bleak, They'll get you the lliat for calile you setk; Three TnEIHon carloads of that good oorlhern hay. Will corne P. D. Q. thru tba Orsal Ar.d Ihey handle Ihe rope .on the woalber-jnan's neck, fhol- fall jerk of. Itt go and he liy If Ihey'ru on Ihe snow, Iliey lust glTe Mm a call, If waul a chlnook, lie rlon'i inlpO ll ;it all. They .can gel yoii snow or they yo'u .inn or rc.'n; They're aslMp at the pwilch, the given ua pain. We wera haying somo rain, the wlcd I1.SO perB acre andrthla cost dlrlded over four ycara will 'amount.to Kc. per acre per year. Before sorting, the seed should be treated with nllro culture. This can secured free with directions bow to apply frorf) the Dlylslon of Dolany, Central Experi- mental. Farm, OltaWa. .The seed should not be soVn.lo a ereater depth' than two Inches and the seed bed should be made fairly, firm. Rowing alone early In May with the drill will usually Insure a'.catch.'- No crop can be -expected "tho first James J.Hill the great builder the "American North-vest'once eald; "If you want to IIDOw whetheT you are going to teat la easy. Are you able to''-'save .money? if not drop out You will surely lose. uot.'thlnk it, but you lose as sure you UTO. If you do notpOBfieas.pna of our. savlcga pasa books, Open an account today with at least.31.00 and us the pleasure'of handing you a REAL SAV- INGS BOOK, to start yoii on tho road to Whole-wle and Retill Agent JAMES DALRYMPLE A., .South, Lethbrldge, ;Albtrta Who has known and sold for many Paid' A Ch'cmlal-or' long" crpDricnce-wrltes al folloSvs; bpfnlon; none oE IhQ vvidfilr advertised Ointments compere will] INDIAN BALM valuo and'etricacy." ,V UNION SANK O.f; CANADA-1" RESOURCES OF LETHBlRiDGE BRANeH A. Diinbtr, at CarJslpn andDarojlJ- EMPLOYERS THE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OF CANADA Buy direct from, the wholesaler as it means a saving (or both o( us. Hay Grain WINNIPEG OHAIN EXCHANGE 1S6-64 QRAIM EXCHANOE BLDG., WINNIPEG..., 4, LICENSED AND BODIED': ,'V The PROFESSIONAL and BUSINESS SECTION lias been established to assist professional, business and me'n and women. Many officers, soldiers, sailors and war workers, who sacrificed their positions during the war, now desire to secure employment in the occupations for which they have been specially trained. Ernplpyera should not wait until increasing business forces them to employ anybody they can obtain, but should ahead and avail themselves of this unusual opportunity to enlist the services of highly trained workers, ordinarily secuied.pnly with difficulty: On application there can be to you, for example ENC1NKRS SECRETARIES TUCKERS" UIW CLERKS COMMERCIAL' ARTISTS SALES MANAGERS TRAVELLING SALESMEN CHEMISTS YOUNG COLLEGE GRADUATES V These workers are retumirig to civil occupations with increased a broader view of life, and a greater capacity for work. EMPLOYERS Please your requirements to the nearest office of the EMJtOYlHENT SERVICE OF CANADA PROFESSIONAl, AND BUSINESS SECTION III the INFORMATION ANDi'ERVICE-BRANCH DEPARTMENT'OF LSOLDIERS' CIVIL RE-ESTABLISHMENT lias a representative to render special service in the re-establishment of the returned soldier. EDM'OHTON, 215 UncnlH Bldg. Tel. No. urn ;