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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, fHE HERALD K NINE OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER Dairy Development, of Alberta It is Baking StraJy Narl'tti Being Opened J. McCaig) The fins class ot'dairy products Bliowtj at Uw receul Edmonton exhibi- tion reflects what has ueeu taklug rdaco In a general way ID Ihc develop- ment of dairy work over lha wiiuie of the province.- In the creamery com- petitions there tt'cre excellent exhibits, and there three prairie provinces and the province ot Quebec represent- last winter the Alberta creameries fcorsd a success which it svould be rather-hard to repeat. In securing first, secwit! and third places in com- Volition 'with all the provinces First awards .at Edmonton seemed to be pretty well distributed In the butter classes. Crescent creameries at Wia- nlpeg secured first place In one o! tlio 14-pound competitions and the Central Creameries, ot Bckvillc, Al- berla. hi the oilier. In one of the PC-pound pack, S. Magrath, of Birch Lake, Saskatchewan, led, and In the other Joseph Danscreau, o[ St. Hya- cinth. Quebec. D. S. Magrath, of Uirch Lake, won m the 20-poucd pack of single prints. More Butter Than Cheese. The cheese exhibits were confined to Alberla. Two out of three ot the awards went .to. Olds Cheese Factory end the third went to John W. Hobln- Bon, Ponoka. Up. to the present, cheese has not proved a very large part of dairy production. Last year there was a total of'only pounds pro- of butler there, was a 'total of pounds. for this appears to that, th? farmers placo considerable -value or) skim-milk for the raising of young' stock, either calves or pigs, and utilities sh'oiy that the value ot dairy iroducls has quadrupled. In 1310, the otal value of dairy products In 1919 the total value was This statement of growth elates especially to central Alberta. Two-third o( the. creameries o[ the province are norih of'Red Deer. Understood and Recognized Grades prefer to send cream rather wlioie-mllkr It is likely that this practice wlli persist. It appears to be Bellied Ilkeij-ise that Alherta will con ilnue tp develop.strongly in dairj spite of Ihc dry weather las' year the'taiue.of dairy products made .its over the: pre- vious year.. Over tho past ten years be substantially decreased hjr use of pasture. A comparison of wintering swine tu u large central building will! ,that of having tho in stnall portable cabins has shown the small cabin to he the most profitable, since it is-jui exception to have titiu'fcned or rhsu- malic pigs in the- small cabins wbile in a large central piggery this fre- quently occurs, Brood that have wintered in pot table cablus some distance from the feeding have always produced good, strong. vigorous litters. A point that has Ebows up particu- larly during tho last low years Is the importance of having grain of good One reason ior the success ol the quality lor feeding. This is more ith dairy Industry In the province Is that the work has received special assist- ance and encouragement froci the de- triment of agriculture. Mr. Marker, :he dairy commisslouer, has a keen sense of Ihe importance.o( quality in a delicate table necessity IJke butter. Through education. Inspection. In- struction, grading and the study of trade requirements, the dairy com- missioner's office has raised the standard of Ihe. Alberta creamery product so that It lias made a market for Itself, extending to both the east- ern and western limits of the conti- nent. Alberiu creamery iiutter has almost a monopoly .of llie Yukon Irade. II has displaced a good deal of tho Zealand, producl al the coast. Some of it has found its way across the line into Washington. It had good place, lu the select home supply stalls la both Toronto arid Montreal and from Montreal some of it has reached the "Eastern States. Mr. Marker 13 thought to be entertaining the possibility of securing a special placo at special price for Alberta butler among fastidious eastern con- sumers. The produce of tho rich grasses, lieavy-Ieed grains, .Besides ,'an. unusually -there -ip lllat irrigation is at 'All reco'griize; that battles must be fought yet with procrastinating gov- ernments; inany residents' of cities iu Ih6 dry areas imtst educated to the Importance jol Irrigation as it effects their" pwft interests; and more capital must be induced io enter this' rlfle It; tins country. It holds field. Vet there is nu question but that Hie leaven of irrigation -in Southern Alberta has worked so well in tbc- iast few years that it has the'is '-vvo stages. asru-ullural communiiy solidly behind the idea. That is the chief difference o! the irrigation conventions today GUELPH SHOT WINS I OTTAWA. Aug.. J. A. I Stcule; c. A. S..'C.r.of Quelph, won' tke fipvertior-gcoeral's prize in trie U. A today ivitii a score of 215. Major Georgo Mortimer, O. G. K. G., and Lieut. Steelu wero lied for firet place and (be Guclpi man won iu the shoot-off... Tlie miming ol Ihe governor-gen-' eral's prize is the highest honor in the same riosl-iou In Ihe D. C. H. A. that the prize does in Disley meet, match first stage is seven rounds each ul 200. EM) ami COO yards, and the highest 150 conlcslants are eligible for the second stage which of. yesterday. Formerly, Ms 10 rounds at 300 yards and' lo farmer himself bat! to be taught. But even more powerful than propa- ..were three drv Tic yi.iur portant titan most people realise. That the feed pays an important part was shown by an experiment conduct- ed Ibis pad winter w'tcn barley and oats were fed in direct'-comparison, with standard screenings and oats, arid shorts and oats. The feeding value of the first material was considerably superior to either of the other tsvo. while ihe shorts and oats produced the least economical gains. Owing to the high prices usually prevailing in April and May for fat hogs early fall litters wintered In sheds or in portable cabins have in the two winters they have been tested out given profitable re turns. These pigs were raised under conditions similar to those existing on the average farm, that is. no milk was .available and the Teed cifnslslecl of water and grain, with oat sheaves Tnfay. j( la no say hal one. farmer in Southern Al- berta can be found who Is not- a cdn- to the bringing jot water on Ihe and, for roughage, and. roots were given. available tiio pigs mixed roots and silage ot Alberta, along with the perfection of Ihe manufaclurer's art to meet any kind'ot spclal critical taste, makes tho possibility Of demand for the Alberta product practically un- limited. All cream Is bought on grade, the cash, argument appealing lo the farmers for caie and cleanli- ness In tho handling of the product. "Manufacturers are 'receiving special Instructions and' their output is sub How to Make Coffee one heaping tabJespoonTu] of Seat Coffee to cup. Pouifrtyfij trailing crerrfie coffee. Simmer y mintios. Lrt stand a few minutes. TheiMrre. Be sure you UK' rich, frlMxxlied SEALBRAND COFFEE ors and ordinary pcrcoU- tpn._ In i anda-Sb. tins at for Perfectly Marled frey on rwjucst. CHASE MONTREAL a Ject lo grading when sold through the dairy commissioner's office, and fhe -Alberta grades'.are slood and re cognized'by the -trade: The.good slandlug of. tie. :.product seems to' be in a fair way. (o b permanently anil satisfactorily fixed. The fundamental importance of the dairy business is closely related to the wclfare of the settler, on either my, ilne or 5maU For either ttlie poor settler's wife or the profes- sional' dairyman, "old bossy" is mak- ing the pay-roll. The Dual-Purpose Cow Alberta has always been famous .for its stock and especially for Its beef stock, but even withoul special nursing, the dairy industry is bound to become steadily of greater import- ance as small.farmB.are.established The dairy cow a finer anc also a greater elaboration of elemenl ary products Into valuable secondary products than .tho beef cow does. This does nol necessarily mean a displace ment of beef caltla by special dalr> cattle, but rather a greater rega'rd for performance' at the pail, of cows thai will still produce good beef steers) H short it means the rule of the dual purpose cow in Canada as In Grea1 Britain. It has been estimated that 75 per cent, of the-dairy product of I Great Britain "is furnished by Short icni and grades of Shorthorn cattle and the same will probably be tn-oj cress Ihe Canadian Pacific Rockies- excellent dining cars and service, compartment. Db- seivation cars, Liberal stop-over privileges. See VANCOUVER, Canada's gateway port to Ihe Pacific, i'.iih the Vancouver Hotel of metropolitan and VICTORIA, a bit of old England, with drives and golfiinVs. The Einpresi Hole! offers splcndid'hospitalitv. .SunnnFr Tffhtts on .y iprtit CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY -J.'GORDON Pliono 512 TICKET AGENT gnu urn ti iitiitniiiiiiiinnnnbDinuinii 11 iimniiriiiiiitiiiimiit.....niganniiiiit jni iinn 11 tun.....imtiinni! iraniu [ROYAL HOUSEHOLD! IS MATCHLESS FOR THE HANDSOME STONF.S On here are not so ex- pensive as yoii "may imagine. We thorn when no im- mediate orders ara on hand. Lethbridge Monumental Works EIGHTH STREET SOUTH RECOGNIZES-- Ihe duly ho owes to his wife and other members of his to see thai each one Df llictn is provklen' (or after his decease as well a> before, littl in many Instances omits to matio stirli arrangements will ensure his anil their-affairs licinrj properly managed aflcr 1113- demife. The appointment of lhis; Company as and Trust ca' under your Will, will relieve tliont of dutioi might prove onerous to them. Interviews and correspondence invited. The Britisli Cainadian Trust Co. 315 FIFTH STREET SOUTH ALBERT A PHONE 184J RETREADING Gel your next tire rntreadeil ,Wn are 'expert iirc inon. We Arc Also Experts in Se'c- ttopaf Broke'n Beads, etc. We arc here to give service. Spe- cial service to out-of-town orders. Express paid one' way, Lctn- bridge's Leading Retreadcrs. Lefhbridge Vulcanizing Works PHONE 1664 LETHER1DGE' BRANCH AT MACLEOD E. CHAPLIN, Lelhbridge. 8. Hacleo OF CANADA T. K. LOCKVVOOD STREET NOMTH u. E. 8UETCHEF1 MANAOEH AVENUE SOUTH P. BILLINGTON MANAOEH NEW DAYTON AN3 STEPLJWG ORAWCHES L. G. THOMAS MANAGED COALHUF15T BRANCH W. Q, FERGUSON MAN-WEB COAUDALE QRANCF4 C. T. McKl'NNON Costs Less To have this Trust Company act as Executor under your will, because it is organized for that purpose and is an expert by twenty-five years training. You may have the benefit of that Experience by us for information. TRUSTS-and GUARANTEE Company, Limited S. JOSMN, Manager MEDICINE HAT, ALTA. 'The Town 'dial Ucni Lucky" EUROPEAN PLAN nALF BLOCK FROM DEPOT ;