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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBMDGE DAILT HERALD SATURDAY, AUGUST 11,1917 'the Farm Labor Problem 1 hnvo visited nearly every type of farm in the west ami almost without exception the snmll farm waa the only typo that made especial efforts td furnish the help with comforts other than just n bunk-house. On B0% of the large farms where only a bunk-house Is supplicl t he hired men must con struct their own bed nml Ret straw from the burn to sleep on. It is much better in Canada, nevertheless, than In the United States, probably owIuk to the colder climate. The steadier help do not carry their own bed here as thW do below the line and most farms hero have a Rood supply of bedding. iV good bod and clean sleeping quarters mean a great deal to any laboring man. It Is second only to food. Although not two farmers furnish the same-kind of food, yet there arc very few that, serve a poor table. The food is tho smallest diHiculty yet the larg It Is n problem .that needs much thought. Of course, on a small farm. wh>re the help stayn the year nroilfitl and only onu or two men aro kept It Is less difficult. Just by the* way of s-iigirestloii, if you are contemplating on building n place to quarter your help, you can. with very little extra expense, make such conveniences as ivill supply hot water and bath very easily, A hot water tank can lie made to tit most any stove. In summer it is only n matter of heating once a week and In winter a lire must be kept anyhow-*o. that tho fuel expense Is at n minimum when you consider the appreciation taken by the men. A few feet of celling lumber will partition ofT a bath and the plumbing and fittings ;. When the work-is ajl' through "tho" people ot Nobleford wi',1 have': a direct graded road out to the Diamond City graded road and then right down to Lethbridge. The Ladies' Aid of tho Presbyterian church was held at the home of Mrs. Ruble ion Thursday afternoon. The president, Mrs. Moser having sent in her teBlgnation, Mrs. W. J. Buchanan was elected to fill the vacancy, Mrs. Boulten being elected vice-president. Routine business was then gone, .Jnrough after which light refreshments were served. Tha ladles ot the Red Cross sewing I circle niot on Wednesday with Mrs Ituble, a good company being out. �* ?ue local lodge of the K.P.'� had a big night on Wednesday when several degrees were put on. There was a good company of the members present. Everything i3 looking very promising for the establishing of a very strong lodge in the town. On Wednesday several visiting members were present from Lethbridge. The electricians have arrived to connect up the new plant that Modd &. Hunt are putting in their store. A good number of our people havo been taking the Chautauqua at Loth-bridge this week. Several carloads went down today. The school trustees have just arranged this morning for a teacher for the coming session. A wire having been received from Miss M. Mcintosh that she will accept the position. School will, therefore re-open on Monday, August 20 at 9 o'clock. All scholars are urged to be in their places prompt at that time. GREAT DAMAGE Zurich, Aug. 10.-In the explosion of two storehouses near Cracow, Gal-icia, on Aug. 1, 48 artillerymen were killed and many injured, according to Vienna- newspapers. The storehouses were part of a munition works and the explosion is attributed to spontaneous combustion, due to the excessive heat. Great damage was done in Cracow. Basel, Switzerland, Aug. 10.-Negotiations for drafting of economic agreements and arranging methods ot intercommunication will begin nt Vienna tod^y between representatives of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey. TANGO CRAZE COSTS VERY MANY RECRUITS Pittsburg-. Aug. 10.-Tho tango craze may have Cost Undo Sam 'thousands of recruits in the first draft. Medical examiners hero today declared that certain pedal deformities notably "tango toes," were the result of too much athletic dancing. Many had "lapsing toes" and "calloused knuckles" on their feet but may be accepted for service here, examiners declaring the defects are only tem-ported. ON DRY LANDS Experimental Farms Note. How to apply stable manure on land to obtain tho host results In tho drlor regions ot the prnirio is a problem not always well understood. Tho most convenient tlmo to haul mnnuro Is in the lato fall, or during tho winter and early spring when it is impossible to work on tho land. On account of our dry climate tho manure is apt to bo coarse and dry. If this is ploughed under and a crop is put in at once, the results aro nlmoat certain to bo disappointing, bocauso owing to tho trashy condition of the manure. Tho soil is held too open and dries out rapidly. The manure so applied is only partially rotted by fall, for tho growing crop has kept tho soil so dry that proper decomposition has been provontcd. Thus, instead of the manuro being an asset, it has really been a detriment lo the first crop. From the experiments carried on nt the Lothbridgo Station in this connection, it has been found that there aro two methods of applying tho manure to land that Invariably glvo satisfactory results. Tho first, and probably the rd�ro satisfactory method, is to apply the manure on land that Is to be summer fallowed, hauling it any time that is convenient -during tho previous fall, winter or spring, tor af-tor It Is turned under while tho land Is being ploughed for fallow to a depth of sovon or eight inches, it hns> plenty of chance to rot during tho summer and becomo well incorporated in tho soil. Should there bo weeds or volunteer grain come from tho manure thoy will naturally bo killed by the surface cultivation given to the fallow. Manure in dry soil not only increases the plnnt food but adds to the humus which incroasos tho soil's capacity to retain moisture. Tho same method should bo followod in applying manuro to tho vegetable gardon, 1. e.,' lp should bo ploughed under and the land should bo allowed to remain fallow the samo as for field crops, the only difference being that a heav-ior application of manuro may bo given. It is not advisable to apply manuro on land that is to be ploughed and put into vegetables the samo season; in fapt tho only way this can bo done without undesirable results Is to use very well rotted material and give only a light dressing. . Another placo where manure can bo applied to advantage Is on grass lands. It has been found that a mulch of myKlnd applied to the grass meadow In the fall Is very beneficial, due in a largo measure to the winter pro-, tectlon afforded the plants. Manure applied to grasi land should be well scattered, for, when so applied, the winter snows and spring rains will pack it enough to mako it He so close to the soil that little, if any, will rake up when the hay crop Is being cut. the following summer. This fall application of manure is particularly rocbtn-niendod for all kinds of grasses, but it is also beneficial to alfalfa. R. C MERITHEW Live Stock Auctioneer Let me conduct your tarn sales. Five years experience In the States selling la the (hit* ring. WRITE FOR DATES * WARNER, ALBERTA - Traction Engine REPAIRS We are well equipped to handle all kinds of repair work on either steam or gat tractors. Only high class work leaves our shop, and we will quote you prices that are right N1VEN BROS. 216 First Ave. 8. Phone 1732 Alberta Ladies College (of Red Deer) Assitiiboia Hall, University Campus Phone 3464 Edmonton, Alberta A HIGH CLASS RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE FOR GIRLS Public and High School Grades to Marticulation and Grade XI inclusive. MUSIC, PAINTING, COMMERCIAL COURSE, PHYSICAL CULTURE, ELOCUTION., Splendid Record of Successes at Departmental Examinations. Undenominational Religious Instruction. Home Comforts and Careful Supervision. Highly Qualified and . ' Experienced Staff. FALL TERM OPENS SEPT. 11, 19171 WRITE FOR CALENDAR MISS M. G. MILLAR, B.A., REV. N. ;D. KEITH, B.D., M.A., Lady Principal President T riOYAL AOLLEGE Academic Public and :High School Grades. Depart �mental and Martlculation. examinations.' Commercial Book-keeping Stenography Typewriting Household Science Expression Dramatic Art & Physical Culture. Music, Piano, Vocal. Fine Art-China, Painting, Metal Work, etc. CALGARY, ALBERTA High-Class Residential and Day College for Boye and Girls, Young Men and Young Women. FALL TERM commence* September 10th. Write for Calendar and College Literature. Rev. G. "W. KERBY, B.A., D.D., Principal- FOR SALE Dominion Government Bonds maturing 1937 in Denominations of $100, $500 anil $1,000 at $95.50 Interest Five Per Cent. British Canadian Trust Co. GEO. W. ROBINSON, Manager and Secretary PHONE 1843. CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALT A FARM STOCK & IMPLEMENTS To be Held on South East Quarter 6-10-22, Two Miles North of Klpp Station On TUESDAY, AUG. 14th AT-10 O'CLOCK, SHARP HORSES-1 team nmtched mures, 6 years old, 3000 lbs; 1 team bay matched geldings, 5 year's old, 2600 lbs.; 1 team brown matched geldings, 7 years old, 2800 Ids.; 1 team bay matched geldings, 8 years old, 3000 lbs.; 1 team bay matched geldings, 7 years old, 2600 lbs.; 1 team bay mntchoil geldings, 7 years old, 2800 lb8. 1 team brown matched geldings, 5 years old, 2600 lbs.; 1 team bay matched geldings, 7 years old, 2700 lbs.; 1 team brown matched geldings, 6 years old, .2900 lbs.; 1 team of gelilings, 6 years old, 2700 lbs.; 1 team matched geldings, 7 years old, 2800 lbs.; 1 team of geldings, � years, old, 2700 lbs.; 1 bay maro, 8 years old, 1600 lba.; 1 hay mare and foal, 9 yoara old, 1600 lbs.; 3 grey mares and foals, !� years old, 1300 lbs. each; 1 dark grey mare and foal, 8 years old, 1400 lbs.; 1 brown mare, 8 years old, 1400 lb3.; 1 brown horse, 7 years old, 1300 lbs.; 1 team bay marcs, 5 years old, 2800 lbsi; 1 team geldings, 5 years old, 2400 lbs.; 1 registered Clydesdale mnre, 3 years old, about 1500 lbs.; 1 registered Clydesdalo mare, 2 years old; 1 registered Clydosdale mare, 1 year old. 8TALLI0NS-1 Imported Clydesdale stallion, 7 years old, brown in color, 1800 lbs.; 1 black Percheron stallion, 3 years oW, registered, 1700 lbs.; 1 grade stallion, C years old, 1400 lbs. CATTLE-10 Milch cows, with calves at foot; 3 Milch cows, broke to milk; 5 dry cows; 4 heifers, 2 years old; 5 steers, 2. years old; 5 steers, 1. year old; 6 holfera, 1 year old; 2 cowb, duo to bo fresh shortly. HOGS-1 sow and 7 young pigs, Berkshire; 1 sow and 5 young pigs, Berkshire; 2 brood sows, duo to farrow shortly; 4 brood sows, 4 months old; 100 chickens. , HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND EFFECTS-Rugs and carpets; 3 cook stoves; 2 churns and washing machine and wringer, 1 gramophone and records, and other articles too numerous to mention. IMPLEMENTS-3 Massey Harris binders, nearly new; 1 Mc-Cormick binder, in good order; 1 Decring mower, 6-foot; 1 Mc-Connick hay rake; 1 Vanbrunt pressed drill, 18-dlsc; 1 McCormlck Seeder; 1 Massey Harris seeder; 1 Vanbrunt seeder; 1 12-foot cultivator, Massey Harris, new; 1 S-foot cultivator, Massey Harris; 1 John Deere gang, 14-incb; 1 Ideal gang, 14-inch; 1 Imperial gang, 12-inch; 2 3-disc plows; 1 sulky plow, 14-inch; 1 fanning mill; 1 garden cultivator and seeder; 1 land packer; 3 double discs; 3 sets iron harrows; 1 harrow cart; 3 lumber wagons, with 'tanks; 6 truck wagons, complete with racks; 1 democrat; 1 top buggy with pole; 1.road cart; 11 sets of double team harness; 1 set of double light driving harness; 1 set of single harness; 1 cutter with shafts; 1 threshing outfit, 25 horse power International; 1 Daisy separator, 32-lnch; 1 cook car, with truck; 1 4-horse gasoline engine; 1,grinder; 1 blacksmith outfit. Also forks, shovels, chains and other farm articles. This Htock of horses has boon bred up from the vory best sitock in Alberta. A good chance for the man that wants the work horses. TERMS-All suras of $25.00 and under cash, over that amount eight months' credit on furnishing approved joint notes with interest at 8 per cent, per annum on all credit amounts or 5 per cent, off for cash. Everything will be sold us the proprietor has sold his farm. Lunch will bo served. A. J. WHITNEY, Proprietor, J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer. Co-operative Saving Is facilitated and encouraged by the opening of a Joint Savings Account in the names of Husband and Wife, Father and Son, Brother and . Sister, or any two or more members of the family. .Either can deposit or withdraw money at v/lll, and the Interest accrues to the credit of both. Ask the Manager for full particulars. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH - - - A. F. S. Tatum, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH   . . F. V. Cavers, Manager BARONS BRANCH.....J. Blackwood, Manager An Efficient Executor Losses are often caused in an Estate through the carelessness or mismanagement of the individual Executor or Administrator. This can be avoided by appointing this Company. It acts on the advice of counsel-is bonded to carry out the instructions of the testator, and has experienced officers in charge of all Its departments. The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company Limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE Public Administrator and Official Assignee for the Judicial Districts of Lethbridge, Macleod, Medicine Hat, Calory, Red Deer, 8tettler. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUNbiWALKHt � C.V^Q, LLD., P.C.L. President Owm ?ah> Up. $i5t00t>,ooo i Reserve Fund,  $13,500,000 SIR JOHN AIRD, General Maniger V.C. BROWN, Sup't of Central Western Branches It is IMPERATIVE that EVERY PERSON IN CANADA should WORK HARD 1 WASTE NOTHING SPEND LITTLE SAVE MUCH Interest allowed at 3% per annum on Savings Deposits of $1 Had upward* at any branch of tbe Dank. Lethbridge Bianch-- R. T. Brymner, Mgr. BAILIFF'S SALE In the Matter of Seizure Under Chattel Mortgage The Merchants Bank of Canada. .Mortgagee and D.J.Whitney .... Mortgagor I WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT TEN O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING ON Wednesday, Aug. 15th 1917 AT LETHBRIDGE SALE & FEED BARN THIRD STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE THE FOLLOWING 37 Head Horses of all ages This is first class stook and must be sold. ABSOLUTELY NO RESERVE. Horses may be Inspected at tre Lethbridge 8tock Yards, by arrangement with the undersigned bailiff. TERM8 CASH Dated at Lethbridge, Alberta, this fifth day ot August, 1917. T. J. SIMONS, Sheriff's Bailiff. CUT YOUR GRAIN Pull Your Sheaf-Loader. Haul Your Coal, Grain or Hay WITH A STAUDE-MAK -A-TRACTOR Four Horses for the Price of One $295 and a Ford IN GOOD CONDITION MAKE3 A GUARANTEED FARM TRACTOR WHICH WILL TAKE THE PLACE OF FOUR 1600-LB. HORSES 24 HOURS PER DAY. WILL NOT HARM YOUR FORD. IF YOUR AGENT DOE8 NOT HANDLE THEM, WRITE OR PHONE TO, Staude-Mak-a-Tractor Sales Co. Limited 804 ELEVENTH AVE. EA8T, .CALGARY, OR John Bass. Chin, Alberta (200 ON HAND AT CALGARY NOW) ;