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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE StX SATURDAY, DECKMBER (By K. C.Elford, Dominion Poultry Canada eggs and more.eggs. Never we.'C the prosliects for u big thtit It Ic not dnnir or otherwise spoil- ed. -Shrunken wheat alone, If there Is no .other grain, will answer (or the grai i u'ecd.1 For the nuxsh, use brun, middlings or chopped oats. Elevator screenings, free froni black seods, make a good feed for either grain mash. If alfalfa or clover elm be had. by all means give the leaves to tho hons. Noblofpnl, Dec. rousing meet- -i illg! is, the only. talncU for tho .meat at prose it and of clover in .Ontario and> thorn." high prices have to be paid for will do much to cut down thej "With all the best desire Iu the feed, eggs will be correspondingly cost of tiie ration. Thd clover may world .'to do' p high and esgs cnu be produced at a fed dry or steamed and used in n condition as to uubccupi of tho. local Alerch- ants' 13auk' s'aff, spent tho in Okotoksi The ;lowU Hcd Cross sooiety bogb to lodge with thanks receipt of ?S7.00 from Mr. and Mrs. J, Jr. Medd and iilso from fllrs. An- derson. C. S. Noble held tho first UL what is to b'e iin annual stock sale on Wed- nesday afternoon. A large number dl high :olass animals WJTO uffsrcd although the crowd was not very large'; bidding was" very satisfactory. A. Hirschman of White Like; is again in the Gait hospital undergoing treatment for his left knee whicli has bothered him for some time. He had thought that tho trouble was away but fviuul U necessary to gu hack to the hospital, where ho is now pro- gressing satisfactorily. Frae'er Botilton has accepted a po- sition in the local bank aud began dut- ies this week. A ten wrapped in a 'white pocket handkerchief, was lost In Nobleford oh Wednesday. The finder is asked to return same to Mrs. A. H. Benoit. jriich sympathy is felt here for the family of the late A. E. Quick, of Mon- who died this week. -V0rie of the sons is a' farmer here ancl the de- cured from the local gravel pit and In other cases sufficient lime can be se- cured to do without 'he iomriercial shell. If neither of these is available they should be procured ami as much ivea to the birds as thev v.-ili eat. It does not pay to stint tiie layers. "One duty to the bulk of returned soldiers lies in the direci of increas so that th He outlined the causes leading to the whr, pictured- graphically the-, cljarac- ler and purpose of Garmanv and urg- .T ed that we cannot go back on i uuustid was well "lull this district. known throughout ]mve dfln will :iot lay-the-eggs. AS a rule, a laying hen will not fat, Th-ve-. fore, feed the oul'ats It the feed ibey' provided by the daily, avocations of cut bone is available and there Is nnjetties was verging on that of crisis milk, the former may ye fed to the; for some -months previous to the out- pullets at the of about an ounce breat of the war." i nuiiD aad gjadly. Tiie subscription list was then passed round and it was ed that had been promised. The amount aimed t is a campaign is being prosecuted to that Last year this distuct raised our returned soldiers -may be.- made profitable to them." 'The labor situation in Western each per day. The ot grain and mash usua.ly oaten is from two to four of graiu to one of mas" market and no higher than many fanners obtained during the same time. But the farmer in addition might cut down cost, for he has table scraps- milk and other, feeds that he used which, were not available here. To: a profit this year, MADE ON EVERY FARM "The human race is a going cou- ead. 5300. AV'ork is being1 started this week? on cern. and the present 'day Indian is. the skating rink to be erected by one doctri calls lands in Indian Reserves) as we! >f its wasting assets; and uie'fiobt. Arthur. A meeting of those in- nas -oeen taking stock of the ba ne of potential beueficiil mejterested iu-.the project town this weok aml older for observance here (the inrm, Friday evening auU Mr. Arthur agrpecrr been suffering from.mon A. S. Buchan has sold out his inter- est in the Noble Mercantile Co. store here and expects to start a new busi- ness elsewhere in the course of a few weeks. W.! J. Buchauau of Wilbur, Wasii.i has taken over things and will manage the store. Mrs. and Miss Iva .have, left for Winnipeg and eastern points. The doctor has "advised Mrs. McDow- ell to seek a lower altitude and it is she will enjoy better! health In the future than she has' known here. An epidemic ot bronchitis and croup babies peo- The Great Gall lor it at the FOUNTAIN or RESTAURANT, Trappers and JQe Just to start the season, right. Ship Your RAW FURS A. CARRUTHERS CO., LIMITED 125'1 SECOND AVE. S. -LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA -j THE OLD RELIABLE DEALERS FREE POSTINGS FOR THE ASKING. WHY NOT ASK NOW? as to erect the rink and run therftonci The C. B. Bowman Agency Grain Insurance. -ME. FARMER PROTECT YOUR YEAR% WORK. We will insure your grain In stacks or the day, week or month, and when sold the policies, can be. cancelled and a refund'allowed. Insure in an Agency that will he. in business to look after your'ihterests If a claim is made. Our Agency has carried on Ijusiness'for over 25 years and is permanent. ACADIA BUILDING LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. v RHONE 1325 in the case of other lands withheld, others pi from settlement." In -makli _ These Quotations.aro from the to obtain big profits the desire cles of this series that have appeared; Mng merely fd provide s i iiiv; uiivu uoeii bULiuiiug iium. uiun- ui. ern aggravated fornis of ia grippe. It >'s hard to where.someone ing No effortTla being with a bad cold. Farmers have been so busy thresh- ing this fall that they-have not had _ Ume, to make much preparation for'during the past three or four weeks [form Of amusement and sheHor tor their stock and, the Farm-! in the Financial Post. Placed thus! tual cost.without-personal loss Single and a few suggesi follow. Kill All Non-Producers Keep only the best pullets fpr ee-gs and the best year old hr s for breeding. For good chicks must be produced next spring as well as eggs this winter. More than ever will it be advisable to get rid of everything that does not Market gullets not matur- ed start laying before ear- ly winter. Sell all the hens that are move than years old, also cockerels that are uot intended for breeding purposes. If the cockerels can lie kept until later and well fed, a bigger price will he obtained, but better sell all now than take up space required by early pullets. HO using See that house into which the birds SQ is suitable. Have plenty of sunlight and fresh air. Keen alii draughts out and be sure it is drj' ers Advocate has several suggestions m juxta-position they may help to all business -methods must be adopteu stock shelters, several of clear our rninds in i-egard to some required, itions that may help them from Alberta, which will be of, of the matter- have we to 'those who contemplate put- thinking of recently. ting UP a- q'uick which will The cessation oE -war orders for mu- anawer the The following iTiitions, supplies, clothing, etc., 'will t G H f" the suggestions: Hutton superintendent ____ tho seed grade command of 2 or 3 cents .per bushel the qam- mercial 'gradg: pat growers fcnij. deal- ers are well 'advised to ta' Dominion Experimental Farm, combe Alberla writes: seriously affect manufacturing labor age ot- this Branch. Ot- of' conditioner and "the ;building .'trades.; tawa. La- We may have been running a little j _ t- shcrt on supplies Cor domestic oonble pole fence iour feet apart is built anil the space filled in with straw The roof is sufficiently high to tarmit the backing iu with the wagon for cleaning out the manure in the spring and summer. This is also a satisfactory and economical shelter. .with our allies, and thepeiy reducing, our trade with the neutrals who will have most money to spend ifjla large foreign trade is -not developed, our labor conditions after the; war will be, if anything, worse than, before the war. Western' Canadian cities are nearly all over-supplied with build- in Central Alberta ings_ There can bc no great expan- (Ubson superintendent of sjon Of railway building. Emigration, See that the front of the house from Dottiin on Experimental Farm, Indian figures indicate that already there eiEhteen to twenty inches tho Head-Sask expresses the: following been a "trek" of manufacturing floor, has glass and cotton, one third oninion labor to the'TJ. S. while'on the glass to two-thirds cotton. Make these) m regard to cheap hog shelters I other hand, there is a hesitancy in windows so that thev can be ore icd ID mind one m central the movement 'of farmers from' the up every day if desired. Shut up all' a rough straw shelter which will hold U. S. A. into Canada. Notwith stand holes in every'part of the house that approximated 100 to 150 hogs. The ing the big yields of rust-free wheat a.alls were constructed of poplar in Southern Alberta, ana the high as to give the hens I poles and hog wire fence, leaving a prices, there has been no great move- greater protection while on roosts If] apace of about lo inches wide, in meat from the South. The unfouTid- the house is inclined to he damn to fill in straw. The roof was ed rumors of conscription have had ventilation helps. It is also a good constructed of poplar poles covered some effect, but the traditions. in- plan to n.ut. in a straw loft. If this'over hog wire and straw. The born in many of the-farmiig families cannot be arranged, jjL-thfi., dpemng if-this cheaply constructed of the U. S. A. 'Blow bull nature of the roof, tack slats belt the rafters then stuff straw in be- tween. See that the house is per- fectly clean and free from mites, then get the pullets in at once. Do not overcrowd. Give an average of five souare feet of floor space to each bird of the heavy varieties and four to the lighter or Leghorn type. If there are too many pullets for the available cull out the' poorer ones. Fifty pullets with suffipient ac commodation will give more eggs.than lixty in crowded quarters. Feeding The question of feed is the-hardest one to solve this year because prac- S building ia-bd the south. ainst the forms c-f Shelters militaristic oppression whiJli iheir may of this Jkind when properly put up forefathers left.Europe to.tiSKiptv.a.-a. last quite a number of years." Sleigh against a movement. 11 is Brood Sows hesitancy will disappear .wlivi hosttH- J Eliot superintendent of the! ties are suspended and when tna world at large is satisfied .tint tins' has in- reality been a' war agtiinst It would appear to be evident, theu, culture, Olds, Alaerta, subject, writes: f A.hout the best cheap method that I observed in central Alberta for wintering hogs is hi using poles and eo ermg them with straw. A post is usually driven m the ground, project- ing three or four feet above. Around t h ,-fl ,b ttj mind to e ysts. 1_The of the relationship manufactures, flnaEC6 and transportation, -to th naEC an it in a circle poles are arranged with end that .under, after-war their inside ends raised to the top ot condltions De nrofitable. the post_ If there are any old pieces 2 of woven" fence wire, they may be cultivaUoil of laid on top of these poles and then QUer ral a stack threshed over it or straw arrangeinents for t markets for 3 _The in profit- quarter for a hunch of plied with transportation facilities- tically all-feeds are high. It will pay to feed the gullets well from the start, though the. hens might be fed i -1 uc more lightly till the middle of Janu- able production of all lands now sup- ary. on the farm. Good wheat screenings shrunken wheat, barley, oats, or hu'-k wheat, all Hake suitable feed. worked out successfully. How- remote to range lor live stock. and miik cover a multitude of feeds ever does not do use "j8 .for These'will -lead, naturally, more and cut down the cost. If these can more me yeaZ' ourm8 iinmigration of term hands tad farm: be fed, animal foods such as beef-l second winter the straw becomes ers_and, consequently, to greater scrap may be. curtailed or dispensedrsa Packed that the ventilation is apt Ior -services of artisans, Pedigree Clydesdale JUST ARRIVED FROM EAST One lead of imported and Can adian Bred mares and filhss bred and in good Will be- sold privately ihe Palace Liycry Barn CALL OR Phone 716 W. H. GALBRAITH, Owner The C. P.. Ii. agent was busy in town on Tuesday hunting up the squatters. As a.result a number of local people are .faced .with the alternative of re- moving .shacks and barns or of...pur- chasing new or.additional A-lantern lecture held fin Thursday of .ncxt.week in.-the.scjiobl, the subject being: "The Devasta- tion Belgium." This .will be of a series on sub- jects planned for the winter months. Debatps and social evenings are also being, arranged. There will be no. admission fee but will be taken to defray the expenses. The lecture w.ill b.egin at 8 p. ni. and some will, be rendered, -Most of outfits have been pulled home- and ,the crews paid off and very little threshing remains, to be; done." The. fine weather, of. the last two "weeks! has enabled farmers to get ahead with the work and _the results are most gratifying. The re- turns of the "local bank are that this district is in a condition.of hig prosperity aid the farmers are al- most "forgetting that there ever were bad'years. There may be such again" but after 1915 and 1916 there will nev-, er be a return to the gravo pessimism; which, abounded in the dry years. It'has been decided to add .an addi- tional storey to. the new hotel, the skeleton of which is now up. The new building, credit to 'the! town and will go jt-.long :way to solve the accom'modation problem. _ }f WET OR 'DRY FOR BOSTON liquor men are badly frightened rat Billy Sunday's success. In four days Billy had "trailers." The vote on whether Boston shall be wet "or dry in 1917 comes December 19. Last year the Hub went wet by Many of the "trailers" are suppoK-, ed to' be former and there I may eno.ugh who. shift from wet! to dry this December .to 'swtiig Bos-! ton over'into the dry 'column. The liquor men here have issued two which they are selling on the streets. Both rip and tear at Sunday. ONE DAY WE LOST A .Thc Are StiH IJs. us: a chance to demonstrate' our service by ehtrustino arder in futures to our care, Our liejv office is iii-the Emyms Block, Ground Floor h" SHIP YOUR NEXT CAK TO US. United Grain Producers limited GROUND FLOOR: EMPRESS BUILDING PHONES: DAY NIGHT: DENNY HARRIS, 1620. BRACING MEN'S SPINE'S To help support the spiues of men who do not wear susnenrtors an in- ventor has patented a sinall brace to be attached to'their belts. hrood sows I have observed this cioser to'transportation be- a number of times and it al- jng deTOted to cultivation, and those to he are not poor, consequently the results iDcluaing our ,t so good. For the tirst year manufacturer3. WASTING GRAIN. with. High-rriced mashes may be eliminated and .cheaper ground feeds such as bran substituted. Two or more of the-grains may be mixed in equal pro.cortiois for the grain ra- tions. The mash may consist of ground ter-ey and oats, or bran may be added. If grain has to be pur- chased cracked, corn is as. cheap as anything and a-suitable-addi- tion to any grain ration. Bran is as cheap a food as one cal buy for the mash. The mash can be fed dry iu a hop- per or mixed with milk and fed seen: enough gleaning left on the moist once a day. Any table scraps I fields to 'feed the people or that sec- shoulrt be used in the .mash. If milkltioS: Time 'and again he hi returned soldiers, and. Idoubt if 'there is" anything so ecoii- arrangements by! omical as this hog house for the win- tering waste on our manufacturers for establishing trade connections' for such markets as may be available both now and after the war. These should be en- tered into of t'he'iact that there'are'no royal roads the burden, of an address to-the export markets, and That indi delivered by President Creelman vidual and collective effort on the at the directors' luncheon of the win- Part flf our manufacturers will be re- ter fair, recently. In a motor run from Lethbridge to Raymond, hs had fs not available, beef scrap or other animal food should be used in the mash. In a; good heavy litter, feed a mixture of the grain ration in the morning and at night, allowing had seen quired. DEMAND FOR SEED OATS The past unfavorable season in On-: grain poured from spouts of western' tario and Western Quebec has .creat- threshing, outfits upon the ground to ed a strong demand seed oats be gathere un later by scoop shovels, which may be met by the special In Ontario, "he said, there is a great grade No. 1 Canada Western seed waste or- manure, while in parts of oats. This seed grade is provided on- the liens sufi'icie it grains so that they Switzerland and France every par- Iy at the Government internal eleva- wlll alnais have some in the litter, t'cle of ilnimal droppings is save4. tors-at'Saskatoon, ._.. ]n tCOi there are Calgary. Carlots of oats inspected viu riot so much that they can' get a crop full without scratching for it In the Prairie Provinces tltere is con- siderable shrunken., wheat, available. acres best lands badly, in need into these elevators are 'binned separ- 6f drainage These could be made ately. If they can be'cleaned-for seed vastly moro productive. It would be with a. limited Tiie .ware- Shrunken wheat if it is dry Is as good j better, also, the speaker said, to feed house receipts issued tiie com- a poultry food as wheat fit for mill- growing children on "oatmeal mercial grade and are 'marked "Suit- lat purposes. Care must bo taken give, too much meat. J able for subject-to the dockage 01 Select DAIRY And BEEF CATTLE Dec. 18, 1916 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP On the Farm 01 -J. J. Tiffin, West Half of Section 114-21. Six and a half miles south of Lethbridge. 25 cows and heifers, supposed to calf. 3y2 years old and up. Twelve now milking. Two fresh coWs. Eight steers rising three years old. Fifteen etecrs rising two yenrs old: -Twenty-five-, rlsSng Iwofytars old. Thirtyfive and One .Registered One Registered Ho late In BMllpft2 yeara old TERMS J.. FFIN, PROP A SMITH, FARMS FOR SALE 'part of the N and part of the S. B. acres richjbottom laud, one milo' from Pincher Creek, alt fenced, .large roomed house and.put-buildings, 50. acres broken, clear title. Especially suitable for hog farming or market gardening. Price Easy terms. 20-8-25, W. .miles from Macleqd. 80 acres sum. mer-failow. ana barnV'Al'l feaceO.'Clear Price Easy 1G-8-2C, W.' niiles from aofes broken. All house and, barn, clear, title. Price S. B.j 4-10-27, W. acres broken, -id acres sumraQr-' fallow. All; fenced, (i miles from Nolan. Clear title. Price Easy terms.. N.'E. S8-7-26, Vf. miles S.W. Maole'od. All fenced, fair buildings.'1 Price Easy terms N. miles from standoff.. Fenced and-cross fenced. 310 acres broken. 160 acres ready for crop. Fair buildings, clear title. Price Halt cash, balance .arranged. Snap. E. 36-0-27, W. miles from i20 acres in stubble, .ijan.be propped 1917. Fair buildings, granary, etc.. Fenced riind cross fenced. Clear'title. Price SEND FOR OUR LISTS OF FARM LANDS FOR SALE. The Trusts Guarantee Limited f ALBERTA Public AdmitlUtrator and Official 1 Lethbridge offlf. 'for the Judicial Dlitrlcts 6f. MAGUEOD CALGARY: Bank of .Commerce. WETASKIWIN W, McNicol, ;