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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1917 ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER THE GRAIN BOARD'S DECISION (Farm and Ranch Review 1. Recently we stated oilltorlally that the Grain Commission Hoard had lieon given the blKKest job yet delegated to nnv grain of. men in '.'annda. namely, "the safeguarding of the Interests of both producer and consumer nnd at the same time overseeing that the carrying charges from one to the other a'ro fair, and also wisely protecting; tlio disposal of our surplus grain." The Board has made its tlrst move by fixing the maximum wheat price Fort William basis for balance of the present crop at ?2.4f� per bushel to take effect August 1st. When this news was flashed over the wires of Western Canada it created quite a furore among farmers largely because of what we are now informed was n wrong interpretation of its meaning. The general impression was that "present crop" naturally meant the 1!H. minimum price or i lmjiltl) of animals branch, department some other agreement made that ] 0i hours. If desired, the whole of the chicken may be prepared the same as the last part. In all cases take care not to expose the gem jars to a sudden change of temperature. Also, after the jars have cooled off, examine the tops to see that the covers are air-tight. During the cooking of the product, place the glass tops on the sealers but | do not fasten them. Any steam or gas which may be generated will escape. As soon, however, as the process is finished, fasten the tops securely. While describing the method of canning, something should be said about the poultry to be canned. What is preferred are good, plump fowls, with a fair, proportion of chickens, the bones of the latter giving a firmer jelly and lessening the danger of a soupy or slushy product. As a precaution against this condition, where the pack is straight fowl, gelatine may be. and often is used. So much has been said and written about the proper methods of starving, bleeding and plucking poultry for market that it is useless to go over them again. One can only emphasize tho necessity of exactness in carrying out the accepted principles in connection with these points, which are just as applicable to poultry to be canned as they are to those intended for tho market. There is another point which is important, although possibly its carrying out may detract from the appearance and affect the sale to an inexperienced buyer, namely, that all poultry intended for food, canned or otherwise, after being properly starved, bled and plucked, should be left undrawn and kept in a suitable temperature for a day or two in order that the chemical changes which follow the killing of the bird may have an opportunity to take place. decrease of $94,700. Ottawa, Aug. 0.-In a press bulletin issued today the Census and Statistics Office reports 011 the total production ot butter and cheese in tho creameries and cheese factories of Canada for the year 1916, as compared with 1915, the report being based upon returns collected from tho dairying branches of the Provincial Departments of Agriculture. Tho figures for 1915 represent approximate estimates, as tho returns for that year are not quite complete. Tho total number of creameries and cheese factories operating In 1916 is reported as 3,440. including 991! creameries. 1.S1H cheese factories, 624 combined factories (cheese and butter) and 16 eomlotised milk factories. Tho total number of patrons contributing to creameries and cheese factories during the year 1916 was 221,192. tho deliveries of milk amounting to 2,600,-r>42,9S7 lbs. and of cream to 157,620,-6.36 lbs. Tho two chief dairying provinces of tho Dominion are Ontario and Quebec. Both manufacture cheeso and butter; In Ontario more, cheese Is made than butter; in Quebec moro butter is made than cheese. In Ontario the total number of establishments operating in 1916 was 1,165 nnd and the patrons numbered S7.325, whilst in Quebec, the establishments numbered 1.9S4 and the patrons 79,-145; so that the average number of patrons per establishment was 75 in Ontario and 40 in Quebec. Production and Value of Creamery Butter The total production of creamery butter in Canada In 1916 is returned as 82.564,130 lbs., of the value of $26 966.357. as compared with S3,824,176 lbs. of tho value of $24,368,636 in 1915 Comparing tho relative production of the provinces tho production In 1916 is highest in Quebec with 34,323,275 lbs. of the value of $11,516,148, as compared with 24.GS0.109 lbs. of the value of $S,031,99S in Ontario. These two provinces together produce about 70 per cent of the total creamery butter of Canada. Of the other provinces the production and value of creamery butter in 1916 were in relative order as follows: Alberta, S.521.7S4 lbs., value $2.619,24S; Manitoba. 6,574,510 lbs., value $2,03S,109; Saskatchewan, 4,-310,669 pounds, value $1,338,180; Nova Scotia 1.586,679 pounds, value $505,000; British Columbia, 1,-243,292, value $497,316; New Bruns- wick, 709,932 lbs., vnluo $236,194; and Prince Edward Island G13.S80 lbs., fwalue $184,164. Tho avorngo price per lb. of creamery bultor for nil Canada works out. to 33 cents In 1916 ns compared with 30 cents In 1915. By provinces In 1916 tho highest price was In BritlBlt Columbia 42 cents and the lowest In Prlnco Edward island 30 cents. In tho other provlncos tho price per lb. for 1916 wan as follows; Nova Scotia 32 cents; Now Brunswick 33 cents; Quebec 34 cents; Ontario 33 cents; tho pr�'vlo provinces 31 cents. Production and Value of Factory Cheese Tho total production of factory choose in 1916 was 192,968,597 lbs., of tho valuo of' $35,512,530, as compared with 183,878,S9S lbs. of tho valuo ot $27,587,775 in 1915. By provinces tho load In production Is taken by Ontario with a total quantity in 1916 of 126,015,S70 lbs. of the value of $23,-312,935, Quebec being second with 61,-906,750 lbs. of tho valuo of $11,245,104. These two provinces together account for 98 per cent of tho total production of factory cheese. The production and valuo of factory cheese In tho other provinces in 1916 were as follows: Prince Edward Island 2,121,730 lbs., value $409,495; New Brunswick, 1,-185,664 lbs., vnluo $210,692; Manitoba 880,728 lbs., value ?15S,931; Alberta, 745,122 lbs., valuo $154,454; Nova Scotia, 94,727, value $16,959 and British Columbia IS.000 lbs, valuo $3,960. The average price per lb. of factory cheese for all Canada works out to 21 cents In 1916 as compared with 17 cents in 1915. In 1916 the average price Is highest ill British Columbia, 25 cents. In Quebec and Ontario the average price Is 18 cents and In Alberta It is 21 cents. THE HONORED QUEST First Gentleman- Come and dine with me tomorrow evening, old top. Second Gentleman-Afraid I can't. I'm going to see Hamlet. First Gentleman-Never mind bring him along with you.-Today. The Soperton cheeso factory owned by Davidson & Murray, near Brock-vllle, was totally destroyed by Are. The loss Is between $6,000 and $8,00(1, AT THE HOME PLATE The catcher-And how do you like married life, Jerry? Shortstop (newlywed)-Well, Jake she's just like an umpire. She never thinks I'm safe when I'm out!-Puck. FOR HARVEST HELP Call Up J. Harris & Co. Phone 1412 Traction Engine REPAIRS We are well equipped to handle all kinds of repair work on either steam or gas tractors. Only high class work leaves our shop, acid wo will quote you prices that are right. NIVEN BROS. 816 First Ave. . Phons 1732 $27.5Q PER ACRE $7.50 Per Acre Cash Will now buy our fine 680 farm 5ii miles south of Now Dayton, without crop. Balance in four equal annual payments, intcrost at 7 per cent. 80 acres fine breaking; 180 acres fine for stubble crop 1918. 500 acres now under cultivation. Present growing crop of 400 acres will probably be worth over $15,000. Call Rural 411 or write Fclger Farming Co. Limited. 208-0 FARM LANDS Of the Hudson's Bay Company and Calgary and Edmonton Lw4 Co. ^ FOB SALE '"-w* The H. Macbeth Agency FARM LOANS We have money to loan on farm land at reasonable ratss. Valuations are made from Lethbrldge and we have the record for prompt payment after taking of application, usually less than two weeks. Do business with an old established and reliable firm. M. P. Johnston & Co. 8ulte Two, Alberta Block Lethbrldge, Alberta, Can, Residence Phone 14 2 7 HAY WANTED A few car loads at the following prices; No. 1 Timothy ......... $17.00 No. 1 Alfalfa ........... $16.00 No. 1 Mixed ............ $15.00 Farm Products Ltd. 201 SHERLOCK BLDG. Phone 777. W. J. Lloyd, Mgr An Efficient Executor Losses arc 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 Lethbrldge, Macleod, Medicine Hat, Calgary, Red Deer, Stettler. FOR SALE Dominion Government Bonds maturing 1937 in Denominations of $100, $500 and $1,000 at $95.50 Interest Five Per Cent. British Canadian Trust Co. GEO. W. ROBINSON, Manager and Secretary PHONE 1843. CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE. ALTA, with each other and then collectively with the transportation companies. Tommy (to bareheaded German)- want to surrender, do yor? You ain't no good ter me like that! You 'op U back an' bring yer 'elmet wlv yer. I'm goln ome on leave next week.-London Opinion, GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT BUREAU MR. A. O. LAMONT, of the Department of Agriculture, at Edmonton, has opened an office in the Board of Trade Building, for the distribution of labor in Southern Alberta. Farmers requiring help and men in search of work can get together by seeing Mr. Lamont. Call, write or phone, BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING LETHBRIDGE CUT YOUR GRAIN Pull Your Sheaf-Loader, Haul Your Coal, Grain or Hay WITH A FOR SALE 500 RAM LAMBS Dropped March 1st, from Full Blood Ronineys and Ramboullet Ewes $40.00 per head in Carload Lots $50.00 per head, Lots of lO or less r. O. �. LETHBRIDGE DELIVERY ANY TIME These are the bsst Stuff ever bred In Canada, from 'Frisco World Exhibition Prlie Winners. Bred especially for the western range, keeping both wool and mutton qualities and constitution in sight. CALL OR WRITS R. C. HARVEY 631 FIFTH STRUT SOUTH, �awaasssssssssssssaw LETHBRIDGE STAUDE-MAK -AT-RACT0R Four Horses for the Price of One $295 and a Ford IN GOOD CONDITION MAKES A GUARANTEED FARM TRACTOR WHICH WILL TAKE THE PLACE OF FOUR 1600LB. HORSES 24 HOURS PER DAY. WILL NOT HARM YOUR FORD. / IF YOUR AGENT DOES NOT HANDLE THEM, WRITE OR PHONE TO, - , ! Staude-Mak-a-Tractor Sales Co. Limited 04 ELEVENTH AVE. EAST, .CALGARY, OR John Bats, Chin, Alberta (200 ON HAND AT CALGARY NOW) 03 9039 ;