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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER ) AN0 Elfiffir DAYS AT - , ^ �! � "I'll " I"! I >lll I ..'T iD�f SiitnUotireri Whfin ^Aki in 'k/>w� ^ -^li|�h Vktory Oaf Yi^ia HiiW' The at the �uUetli() >Mb with ^elkt ,.____�v,_,�- ,^,.�Httieptjil '^ititloii show thiliftkdct* ttali .conditidOt that existed tlilt jmt.'mOti abd fiobB are among th� Hi'lmt m mattitinf of most of tUB ob'mtton vaHetlet. Ruby yield,ed 46 441 bttifaMi and matnrad In 106 day*; tAi Boba yielded 40 biiehelB and matored In 148 daya. A oonaider-&Ue inter'� i The, potato yields werfe sotnewhdt lighter than In normal years because of the light precipitation. The j^er; lean wonder, a variety that har^^eea grown for a number of j'earS, yielded 294 bushels per acre. The Country^ Gentleman yielded 284 bushels and the Irish Cobbler 278 bushels. The Green Mountain yielded 276 bushels per acre. This variety, although'It is a fairly low yielder, is recommendable for the fact that as high as 99 per cent of the potatoes are marlcetable, a8 against 92 per cent, of the Countrj' Gentleman. The Irish Gobbler had 9rt per cent, niarlcetable and the American Wonder 98 per cent. The following tables ahpw the yields per acre and the number of days required for maturity: Wheat Red Bobs ...... 58 bu. Kitchener ....... 56 bu. Marquis Dominion Chemical ...... 54 bu. Marquis ......... 50 bu. Ruby............ 46 2-3 Bobs........____ 40 bu. Oats Irish Victory..... 85 bu. Leader .......... 70 bu. lip.nner.......... 67 bu. � Barley Uarlts ........... 70 bu. Treblne .....____ 75 bu. 6.A.C. No. 21 ... 60 bu. Potatoes American Wonder 114 days 114 days 114 days 114 days 108 days 100 days quart*; -Ifter'Seihaior MMi ii-VaHety griWii.&irA^ffUixiiia ; have be^ grown at thie station for the past five years and this Is the only farioty that has given very good results. They are very hardy and wheto jilhilti^d in rows four feet apart require little attention after the first year. The first year about five runners are set around each plant. The ripening season in this country is somewhat later than In the Bast. This year most ot the fruit was picked during the last weelc In July, while In the Bast strawberries ripen In June. The yields of sunflowers ranged between eleven and fifteen tons. An experiment was conducted to determine whether seeding the rows clouer together or further apart would give the highest yields. They were seeded at various distances apart, varying from 24 inches to 42 inches. Under the conditions that existed this year rows aeeded 80 inches apart resulted in the highest yields. All of,the sunflowers grown were ensiled and as yet none of the sunflower ensilage hiys been fed. Malbaih .burled In the Stem family lot tn Cen-tralla,: 111., /iMfs.y. Max 'Stern announced oh' FrIdUy, .amfd.jji flodd of mournful, ,tB�U�.t;VPr(|�lbUSi. Pt-wse" departed thla rtfe^ at.lhrraoe of six yearst^altert sev�Uilj�phy� lolana whom; Mfik 8t (iM built- up a "flooK-Wbleh' la' 'hoted among Paoifte Coast'tK^ttiti^nidn ' for the egits.that they fay. Creit-vlew's Lidy; Wenderfut ilk a pro-duet df !tHlB;jto drive our pullets is really the time to start holding them back. To be |p)re specific about this time is to put'It at the preto-maturity moult. Jiisf when .the egg organs on these pullet* start to mature one will notice a slight mOult of the body feathers and sometimes the wing and. tail feathers, a slight red color coming Into the face.,snd comb of the birds. So at this tlm^ do not make the mistake of stimulatftg the growth o� the egg organs, but'retard them until the body has filled out thoroughly. If more than a ten por cent, meat-scrap ration Is being fed, cut it down to ten or less. Also at this time give Brantford'e Board of Health overdraft of $2,500 this yoar is On account of the prevalence of smallpox. Harry B. Ashplant was selected by the London labor and soldier organisation as a mayoralty candidate. -Will Try Again (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Dec. 3.-W. J. Reid. who is one of the live farmers of the Macleod district, ami who, when he Is not busy on the farm, finds time to buy his neighbors cattle, horses, and any other stock they may have, just returned from Chicago, where he has been with two c&rs of I^o. 1 Alberta beef cattle, and for which he received the best top price for the day he was on the marltet. He saya Uo did not make a big amount of money, but ho now knows the roarl, and when he is ready to ship again, he will hnow the ropes. He is quite satisfied with the business venture, and he will try ; again. i Alex. McDonald accompanied Mr. Reid, with two cars of tat steers, which he sold at prices that proved satisfactory, and such as gave him a ten or less. Also at this time give very good margm on the home prices, juegg ^irds all the scratch feed they Mr. Rowe, who is proprietor of the .... .  � - Franklin^ Ranch, has one of the larg- in Protect Your Vi^oiry Bonds Your Victory hands are negotiabtie and should be carefully protected again&t -Ion through fire or theft. In a Safety Deposit Box in - this bank your bonds, securities and other valuable papers be much more secure than if kept in your own house, Kentals are moderate. Ask for information. 9b Paid-up Capital Reserve -Seaoutoea  1 9,700.000 i8,0oo,0oo 230,000.000 100 days 92 days 94 days . .296 bu. per ac. IN EXCESS OF 1919 REVENUE WINNIPEG, Dec. 4.-The department of llie provincial secretary of Country Gentleman.. .284 bu. per ac. Manitobg,, jias secured $85,000 fees tor Irish Cobbler.........278 bu. per ac. . licensing and incorporation of coihpan- Strawberriea > ies in Manitoba during 1920, it is an- � Splendid results have been obtained nounced." This exceeds the 1919 rev-with stra.wl ^rries. A plot of strawber- enuo by $30,000 and is the highest series, fifty by a hundred feet, less than cured hy the department since tlie a seventh of an acre, yielded 154 , boom year of 1912. S!-^---- est bunches of cattle in the district, and is prepared for winter with plenty of feed, in the stack, and also in the large acreage he has at his disposal. Hunter & Sons, in the Porcupine Hills, have a large number of beet cattle ready for the marlcet. When the prices fit the cattle, they may ship out, but thoy have plenty of pasture and feed for all they have. T. M. Brown is now in a position to wintpr all hia horses and cattle and expects to have some very good beef tor the spring market. FARMERS CONIEST Y S The Necessity of a Reserve Opportunities come with developmeiit-and the probabilities of rapid expansion throughout the Dominion should make every Canadian realize the necessity of building up a RESERVE FUND. Don't wait and see good opportunities slipping by-prepare to take advantage of them 1 Open a savings account with thi's Bank and save regularly. Interest allowed at current rates. THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA Head Office TORONTO T. K. LOCKWOOD, Manaoem e. e. BLdfrCHtR, Manacer p. BIULINOTON, Manager U O. THOMAS, Manaocr -W. �. FERGUSON, Manaobb C. T. MCKINNON, Manager  13th street north - - 4th avenue south NEW dayton AND StBRLING branches coalhurst branch coaldale branch burdett branch Idea Is to Get Away From Opinion That Group Belongs Only to One Class OTTAWA, Dec. 3.-That the Agrarian Party in the next election Mill rut candidates in the field in the urof^n as well as the rural constltunicles is the assertion here ot some who are very close to the rnoveniont. It is desired to get away from the idea tliat the party is a "farmer's" party exclusively. Epeaking in East Elgin week before last, Hon. T. A. Crerar declared that there is nothing in the policy of the party wiiicli applies alone to the farming community, but that it Is a doctrine to which all may subscribe .wlio desire tlie lowering of the tariff and other planks of thfflplatform. At the last session of Parliament the name National Progressive party was applied to the group by its leaders, but it was never officially adopted. It is stated that the party caucus in the coming session will put an official stamp on this name and that arrangements will be attempted as stated to contest both city and, country seats as a real third party. In the�cit-ites it would be hoped to co-flperate with Labor under the heading of Progressive-Labor. The . result In/East Elgin wliere the third candidate.iBtic-ceeded in "horning in" belweenthe two old parties is taken us an encouragement to the plan ot a National Party. will eat, especially cracked or whole corn. In other words, put as much fat as possible on their bodies, which will be a reserve flesh to lay from once they start.-Country 'Gentleman, BIG DEAL UP TO THE TORONTO RATEPAYERS ' TORONTO, Dec. 3.-The city of Toronto and the Ontario Hydro-Electric Power CommlsBioR are to buy out the MacKenzie interests for $32,734,-000 if the taxpayers of Toronto endorse the deal at the municipal elections In January. The deal was completed late tonight. THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA ABOLISH FINANCIAL WORRY PROLONG YOUR LIFE A CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ANNUITY WILL DO !T Gives a larger return for life than is obtainable from any other form of investment witli absolute security. Free from Dominion Income Tax. . Any person resident or domiciled in Canada over the age of 5 may purchase, to begin at once, or at any later date desired, ail Annuity of from $50 to $5,000, to be paid in monthly or quarterly instalments. Any two persons may purchase jointly. Employers inay,purchase for their employees. Apply to your ^x>stmaste^, or write, postage free, to S. T. Bastedo, Superintendent of- Annuities, OttaWa, for new booklet and other information rcquirBd,' Mention age last birthday. Farmers in the Uuo Park neighhor-liootl in Northern Ontario have hiid good succestj ia drilling for artesian well*. War Bo4d Coupons Cashed Free The Merchants Bank will cash all War Loan ' coui)ohs or interest cheques wlieni due, on presentation, without making any charge whatever for the service. If you have not a Savings Account, v.'hy not use your interest 143 money to opei) one with this Bank? TH? MCRCHANTS BANK Head Ofr.ce: Montreal. OP , CAN ADA �BSS9 All Canadians flhbitld r�ne�ber that the eoon* otniei necfcs^itatctf; by. the war helped pave tiM way to Victory. Practiae ecottoiny aad pave the way to fntart j prosperity. A $aviiigs Account la both a moral and � matttial aawt* ^ THE CANADIAN BANl^ COMMERCE ^ IJBTHBRIDGE 9RANCH--K. W. Reikie, Man�g�r. A Sensible Present and one that will last from Christmas to Christmas is a Savings Department Pass Book with a small deposit. \ Start an Account for your children in iHe Royal Bank of Canada TotarResources............................$598,000,000. Lethbridge Biraach-ilMwi*%'r^^^^ LtTHBRlbOE LV&;,*byt^CAN* NIEW DAYTON BRmSH HEAD OFFICE, CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA 1 I AUTHORIZED TO ACT AS EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, GUARDIAN, TRUSTEE GENERAL FINANCIAL AGENTS AUTHORIZED TRUSTEE UNDER BANKRUPTCY ACT LETHBRIDGE BliANCH. CALGARY STOCK YAftDS BRANCH. Branchei aUo at BaflMMand No'aleiord. Established 1884. R. i. DINNING. Managar. VV. T. HOPJCIRK. ManagM. J Your Friend- May have all the qualifications to act as Executor imder your Will^-but he may die. Would you care to have him replaced by someone, over whose selec-tipn, you have no control? A Trust Company does not die and is the ideal modern Executor. WRITE FOR OUR BOOKLETS TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited 220 8TH AVE. WEST CALGARY, ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING. J, W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR ;