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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 23. 1910 rjn-HBRtUGE DAILY HERAIJI PAGE EIGHT OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER v losses should lie prevented. Cultiva- tion is (ho diitfct means cf prc- WITH THE U. F. A. ilio ot tbeso J a from the Western Grain Growers. tlie Hoard of Appeals is located at Port Yere llrowr_ sufertnlemlent of. the Arthur of Fort William, rather than at cenlral western branches of Ibe BanK I have fall or winter rye (or of Commerce. -Y. have reason to believe ow. It is-lli my opinion that same of Us locals where tueir a special purpose crop. NO MORE BAD EGGS The people ot thu province aro probably not aware (but lUerc- U in force, an important art fort-diling trading in bad This was i-cissed at (be last session of Iho Provincial Legislature and is now ia force. By this measure all people purchas- ing'rus from producers are obliged lo separate tho bad from tho good esss aud Ibey aro forbidden to do business with. 1bo bad ones ns soon as their condition is found out. This condifon Is arrived lit by candlin; Tiie first handler, as he is called i Ihe act, must caiulle the esgs pur aud reject those I tor food. an important ed at least three limes a day all the. 'hicks will clean up. They ehoulil havo ut two weeks eedliiE this kind before uelug utarkt-ted. When ready they should stun'ed or at least tvvelvu hours, blod and neally dressed, caro being taken lo avoil loarlng'tlio sk'n plucklns, ns they are very lender and conse- quently easily torn at Ihis age. Those who aro not osperls at dress- ing or who live at a distance from market can mako arrange..tents lo shtt> to a dealer who dress aud deliver so much a pair. This is usually a better plan than shipping dressed in hot as tho danger from spoiliug uuder this method Is I great. I For tho week ot July Slh broilers! quolou in a wholesale way at! 45 to 50 cents a pound in Montreal; 40 to 45 Vancouver apd Toronto. Where shipping to clubs and retail- ers considerably higher prices cau' lie which the consumer has not had up to the prejcul tiine. Tlie terras by which these aro described In the trade arc GEOHGB ROBERTSON' tno'jMy eggs, .black rots, spot rots. Assistant Poultry Husbandman, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, On.1. blood rings, mixed rots, p.drtled eggs, etc. The producers are likely to profit very greatly by this also as the tpcnioer 01 paruaiutriifc na tlie Fort and Port Arthur reputation of tho product will be im- measurably raised by Ihe new law. It Is estimated that not less than ouc- sisth of tho total annual fSS crop is lost by the inclusion o! bad and stale eggs in shipments. The condition of these eggs Is due to improper care, in the first place. Some of lac eggs have been kept In too hot a place. there has Seen some neglect in tho are now experiencing a second or third successive failnro farm, era are almost hopelessly discmiraEea, If tills should result in any consider gathering of In a good many able number of good farmers abandon- Gra'u -Kxchanse. Some ot the locals referred the letters to the Central Ot.ice, asking for advice on the mai- ling and eradicating v witd oats and sow Iv wilu oats uuu SUT> LuisLti-, f second for providing pasture early in long before being sent to market. SIIUVU or I hn.-n nn 1 IMirAfMSlllC ing their lands a serious national loss would be is desirable that our farmer customers of the right class. is, those riien whose land has been rulti- u[ lnl rated with industry nnd -nielligence, but rrho have suffered from providen- tial misfortune, should 'receive the' largest possible measure of support The circular letter whjch was senl out by the Kort William Grain was sent out unknown to the CouHdl of Agriculture, or .....e farmers' organizations. Th's incident serves lo Illustrate the advisability of locals exercising cau- tion In dealing .with appeals made to by outside'organization. Some is being taken by the Central iresentaiives of the places, particularly in Ihe country, thistle; and land the product has been held too the spring and late in the fall. As a crop for tho eradicatii weeds there is done can L__. Where a field is particularly bad, j 1 Most people have no appreciation of ion of the Importance of tho egg and poultry beat it output of Alberta. According to the summerfallovr. the land cultivat- ed unlil harvest is about to begin, anil then seed to fall rye at the rate of one anil a half bushels per acre. The field has always been ready for pas- ture by tho middle ol September, and 1 neve'r leavo the stock on Ihe field after tho middle of October, nor do t let them pasture it closely. In the spring it may he pastured again for a short time, hat if the land is weedy I like to have'tue crop get iue best chance possible to crowd out the of the province the valu ras three million dollars. It vri" ho seen that it the portion usually lost organized farmers ot Western Canada uveejs. After the. crop Is harvested, as a" whole. which is nsually the taller part ot Precautionary Measures Which Should be Taken (o Lessen Danger of Outbreaks Next Year At the request of the minister of Agriculture for Manitoba, Prof. Bro-1 dfcrfck of-the Agricultural Colleee has issued lha following list I of recommendation ;or the future con- ler Curing to the U. F. -A. political con- rentiers, it was not possible to hold the secretaries' conventions this year, durtes-June or early July as has been lie case during the last tiro years. H bas been decided, however, to hold the convention this year during the- first week in November. -v CONSERVE SOIL MOISTURE Moisture is the most important, soil ronertv- -without 1t a crop is. ab'so- July or eariy August at the latest, I get the crop off the land and then either disc or plow. This starts any seed weeds m rye grain that is on the ground, and this crop of.weeds and volunteer crop of rye is destroyed by cultivation in the fall or the following I then sow either oats or BANK MONEY ORDERS The most convenient way of remitting sntall sums of money is by the Money Orders sold by this Bank. The Cost is as follows anil tinder cents Over and not exceeding fco Pius fytvtnuc Stamps THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ,1A 1 1.ETHBR1DGF, BRANCH WARNER BRANCH MILK RIVER) BRANCH R.T. BRYMNER, J. H. S. GORDON, J.V. STEEL, PLAN TO PROMOTE SAFE FLYING IN ENG. IIIill 1L JIU1 IWil ------I s saved out of this output without crew, and must aking account of any increase it LONDON', Aug. Tho air ministry issued details of the airplane competition which will com- menco on Mar. 1, nevt year, In regard to tho development of aviation lines ana increased safely lu flying. The rules are framed to ensure thai tho machines and engines must be design- ed and constructed wltliia the Empire except the Ignition system, carburet- ors and Instruments. The largo typo of machine taust have accommodation for 15 besides the crew and must travel 90 miles an hour The small lype must carry two, including tho pilot and must travel 100 miles an hour.-Seaplanes must carry four, exclusive of the travel SO miles an mw____substantial addition to the iveailh of tho. producers and to tho food resources of Ihe consumers in the province. It Is the aim ot the depart- ment of Agriculture to establish a standard In eggs such as have, been established In btittcr'and it is espect- ed Ihit the same result m a desir- able eiport trade will ha secured in the case ot eggs as has been secured for butter. The enforcement of this act will begin .vigorously at once. Prince Albert and Prlnco Henry vf 111 enter into residence, at Cambridge neit term ns students ot Trinity College. Prince Albert will talce a spcial course In history, economics, and civics, aud Prince Henry will go to tho Univer- sity as an undergraduate. The provincial department of inlture is appointing Inspectors to rj 7 flxvl nine the product in trading places j t LJOllQT will have power to institute prpJ ceeding tor violation of the act. Viol- j aliens Ji the act involve a' penalty not exceeding barley. It is very difficult to gel a crop In -which there is not some volun teer rye. and it lowers wheat grades Q materially as the two-grains cannot be separated. By this method I have almost eradicated wild oats and sow thistle from a part of iny farm. I get splendid pasture in the spring wnen pasture is scarce, and as I have a herd ot milch cows that is an import- ant matter. ,tity lhat may be .pres- proper. amount; satis- are but .if difficult raaiter. disc roadsides s fall where egg and may Selling the grain has been the most ...Ificult raailer. The first year I only excessive or 'deficient! had five acres. What f did not require j to my neighbors for seed. The -loaainei-r nest year I had 20 acres of rye and sold full grain crop -requires from IS I part of the crop for seed and 1 had to to'si inches of water'per season and j carry the jest over. Last year I had than half of this falls in any 140 acres and was able .-L.UI p.monni is titesai'c ui 'the Field irill be diminished corre- I solii to my neighbors for seed. The this cpason' j _ _ qn nnrc?