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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT THE, VmiHRlDGE DAILY 'HERALD SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, W1S INTEREST TO THE FARMER Clover for Western Canada 1 (Qr E. Kirk, Eepartment ol Pleld i .Husbandry, Unlverjlly ol Sas- kalcbewun, In tlic Auvocatol. What la sweet cloter? Whencs tomes Its bad reputation, and why Is Go Jiiufh esltl about HE Js anybody growing the crop tn West- ern Canada snd irhst do they Ihlnk .of It? Those ind many olrier ques- are constantly betng asked about 'tills new crop that Das EO recently Ju'Hde Its appearance upon the prM- rtes, and thai is so often reterred to the pta-it eventually aicr, iviip. tho rip of the Tils completes Us life history and under no clrcmn- iances does the rool survive the sec- ond winter. however, carao IlironEh (ha In perfect condition. Tho field for the put ln'O ycin, tor both white yellow Ttrletles, (has averaged orer half n Ion more I thnn Auy olher perounlal crop under ttld patue Culture of Sweet Clover Ttw followlns arc n few fiiejc'sllons IntenJcd to asslat thoee who aro mn- xtous tu giro clover a trial. J ALDUS lu LIUIB, tllu4, ara two leading kinds ol SM10 o( (hQ boInE tweet clow; the whlto-f oring spe- l plots are not rat clos (Molltotus nibs) and the flowerla'g ipftcles otllclr.a- Those differ chiefly In tlio fol- lowing respects: The color of blossom, ns indl- t sn.eft caled by the usrue; one being white piars to be hsrjy i betwepi) the vtlilte and r species of sweot clover, are iivlmrd to favor the latter on, ac- ronnl of Its fiucr quality nnd earlier ind Ilia other yellow. In agricultural papere. In the fipace at our disposal we wlli try to answer n feiv of these questions and add some eo tall and is somewhat flner-stenuned observations on the culture of the and Diore busby In appearance. Cr0p. (3) Time of maturing. Tho yel- Sweet clover Is not one o! the Iruo I low-tlower'ng trieclca vlpens Disipfect The Stables -Keep Quarters Clean witli iiownvcr, to procuro It is adrtsaute to (or nortlierrr 6L'ecl ond seed that has been I.e., put through n scarl- plauts. It Is a true blanclal. mak' s growth of 12 to it Scenes first season. The following spri _ growth begins from crown buds If not equally as well. have been foriued previous fall. This Is somewhat more stem my and Jees leafy than thai of (he flraL sea- SQH. l Under Sale at all Drvg- by J.- D. Hlflnbaltum A Co, Llmlttd, DnjMMa, Alta. J.W.MARlATtiflC 13M.oircunp ST. 'IUWJKIU OH IMP CCHFORHBLl MOTHER HUBBARO -.if SLEIGH OP HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR! Tie Hodipn's Bsy Co. li away i.. 1100.00 Tlctory Bond lor Ihe cunit sons be cut for hay, provided. It ia y seeding Itself afler year cut higll eMugh a sinbrile ad grCMfins luxuriously along tha wjll lloW j EUbsianllal blanket of raisides and in oil available wasta ELOW If any reason (here is only ices.. Moreover, It pbseesses a groHth, the lirai season, it T principle, peculiar lo IlseU.mak. wju te more re- S U distasteful to stock. Although ,raln rro-m or J3sturin5 until ot so objectionable theiplant [ha Eeconj season, young and succule'nCas soon as the, Tnel.e tvvo pojais [0 De remem- owers maka their appearance, tne.tjrej [tt'- conneclios wllh harvwtlng taste becomes more pronounc-; EBCOnd season.s crop Firsip cui il, Increasing as the plants mature. u elrlj. enoueh thal ,Si aj EOon as i the earne time llie stems become mate their appear- oarse, woody and unpalatable. Sure-, lnce or eariler Tbi3 ]3 necessary, y this is enough lo incur tbe to obtain lie first step Is the thorouEh cleaning ut of the- time, scraping [and wash- ing, il all walls and rioorc, nd dlrl, dust and cobwebs rom wills, and ceilings. Wood floors hould and earlli floors enewed with a layir of clean soil. Whit to Uae. 1. Is Iho cheapest nd one.ot the' beat. Every stable hould have at least 6 square feet of lass per mature, head of horses and altle, und one-quarter this amount displeasure of the most ami- ble stockman. During the past few years sweet _... changed Its natnre or .hits in the least, bul we have leani' good quality of hay. Secondly, do not lEshe Uie first culling too snort. Th9 reason tor this lies In the lad that the second growth develops from buds on the lower portion of the stem. d to appreciate some, of Us better; The eiacl at wnicn these buds ualilies and lls vigorous growing and SeTclop Tarle5 Wuh lha thickness of eed-croduclng tendencies hava been urned fo some advantage. Desirable Qualltlnj Tiere are EeyeralMnaliricatlons that sweet clover worthy of. our con- tho stand, the elage of development and .lha season. About .Bli to ten inches .will be found >est. Sweet clover is not easy to cure, especially In damp weather, and some iflerattcn as a forage-crop, and at the! 's necessary lo make the bes' arhe time obviate to a certain eilent qualily of hay. The object should.ho IB reputation as an unpalatable weed.! to preserve as many of the leavee as a legume, sweet clover pos-1 possible, as these corutitulo Hie best eues tho same advantage aa alfalfa o( the forago. It is advisable or oblalnlntr and ullllzing nitrogen therefore, to rake _tha hay. into win rom the air. This enables 11 to grow; after plants are well wilted n'iolli too poor In nitrogen ror otier lint before the leaves have, become row aud-al the same time II ea-'. thoroughly dry. Alter drying-tor a loll in which It grows hy' in the windrows. It would be ncrwjing the organic mailer and cocta, where It" Is Bllowed roeen content. As a matter of [act 'o core. Some people preler lo mak swMt clofer'las always had a reputa-Utese small enough eo that they can lion, :especially In Eurom, as K ra-. De baadled entire. Iri this way a mini builder of poor or worn-out eotli. Nojmum ot leaves are lost. otter Itgamt has beei more Enecess- Sweet .clover Is avillatlefor paslur 31 In this .respecL roots are falr'7 early .In tbe spring and remain tnd fleshy, and decay quicSly .green In Iho fall for a month, afte after tba Jtcond seisun, arB easily plowed and .Incorporated with They aljo grow deep uid are a valuable aid to breaking up a hardpan The leg Ot clover ako iccounts for the high am' cant of protein that It contains. Cham- !nl uialyil: end feeling tests show iweet to 'ovuiliu pTEctivSl'ij gmt fetding value ai alfalfa or red .._--' But wfll the animals eal It? annual crops are frozen down. Tb essential thing Ic to have the paslur sufficiently stocked to keep the growl MARSHAL FOGH AT PRAYER (London Times.) r In tlio Jesuit Church, Farm-slreet Fllher Hampton, S.J., related nn In cldent on the Kuthorlly ot a chaplain fa France. On the eve of tlie great of tensive Marshal Fxicli had called lo gether the- generals of division lo er plain his plans for the morrow. O taking leavo of them he said, "I hav now done all f can, I Icavo you (o do tha rest; now 1 beg to 'be lelt undls- lurbed for ihe next Uour." An urgent messnge camo EOOH after for tlie Gen- eralissimo. Slarahal Focu could not bo [dnn'i at first, till the chaplain, who (From Our Own Corresnondcnll JIJLK IIIVKR, Deo. At B meet- HK-oHlio-ratonnrori o( Ilio lomi of ,Illk liivcr ,fgr Ilio imrnoso of noml- lullng councillors [or llio coming Ilio following wcro nomlualod: V. 3. Mflddoti, lor mayor; I7r. Giles illd If. BlMllll, councillors. TllO ilecllbn for scliool trustees will bo icld'at 'he [Irst of the year. HOY'. Wlcr M-na called [o Winnipeg tirougli tho tcriouB Illness of lilt slstor. Mr. Ktiuik Kllert made I.elhurldge a business -visit over the weok-oncl Milk Illver has no IICEI] to worry over Bliorlitge ol coal ror Iho wluter IOOM, which Is a> ur wlio U il talom 14 tf ba houwl our watt 2? hsvs larso r.li iursisig out firstlings coal equal to any 111. Mrs. MdVdoD and Mrs. Ellort were visitors the beginning ol Iho week. llcuny Tcnaanl has-returned (rom Toronto after tkktoir, Cpurse. of eur foot ttOmtui wbe tiW no lularest In th. Wni'or elte but themMlvw It upon Uxmielvw to. tiro tome action to la liny. Father wu t U'lk TUllor OPPKIMION 8ALONIKI, DM. hin frwn tuljarla, pir- 'tlo'jltrly that In of Un fttt that nomlnilly thp continue to iHt maltrtit In thit coun- try. of iltuitod on llMk mt Irt- bMn wt en flra by government U In- crcftBlng tuci on buki, luuruct and truit compulii. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LLD., D.QL, PmldmlS HV F. JONES. Au'l JOHN V Canl W. or calves aliJ mature hogs. Sunlight I knew tha secrel, conducted the mcs- nduces cleanliness health, comforL ,nd Erealer-protlts. 2. good whilowash ppltcd hql lo ceilings Tails cov- rs and tills germs and parasites.' Add ,rug disinfectant, such as carbolic acid, if barns have housed diseased senger lo a lonely chapel whero the Marshal xraa Iound_ on lila knees In prayer. TLe dealh occurred ot Rob- erts, wife ol H. U lloberlii. oas- tor of Lnndy's lano Melhodlst church. CAPITAL PAID UP, TutsatvE FUND, SAFETY' DEPOSIT BUSINESS The Bank recommends the use of its safety deposit boxes for the keeping of valuable documents., Our charges are moderate. ___ Lellibridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Manager Warner Branch J. H. S, Gordon, Manager Milk-River Branch --_---- Steelc, Manager OF CANADA Co-operative Saving Is facilitated and en- couraged by the open-' Ing of a Joint Savings Account In the names o( Husband and Father and gon. Brother and Sister, or any two or more members of the family. can deposit or withdraw money at will, and the Interest accrues to the credit of both. Ask the Manager for full particulars. LETHBRirXJE BRANCH F. W. Nkholior, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH F. V. Civtn, MSnan.tr BARONS' BRANCH s. D. THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA INCORPORATED Capital Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits Total Assets well eaten down. By :EO doing In plants are Induced to eend cut num erous" succulent shoots which are mor ._ relished than the older slems. H th pasture is not sufficiently grazed is sometimes advisable to go .over th ground with f.t For some'reason clover is com- paratively tree from bloaL A few au- r ihBD'TC Lave beon rcpcrSed, but This j these have been the exception, the qnxtlon most oflen nogs do well oti sweet clover paa- Innitely we have the experience of tare, making gainf comparable with hnnJrsdl of fRrmeri on Ihla poinl and other legumes. For this purpose It Is 11 mmy be considered beyond donbtr a3-a crop, but It IB a thai clover la relished hy all nustake to overstock the Ilrsfc season, ot stock, both as and I when the plants are making their root u hay, if cot at the proper time, developmenL The second year it may pectally If some cere la exercised to'he pasturcM fairly close. It IB usual- Introduce it jradaaUy lo tie dally ra-j ]y nEcef5ary lo' ring pigs to prevent lion. Some difficulty Is nearly wmya experienced In getting cattla nwd to the new forage at Victoria, B, C. CANADA'S GREAT WINTERRESORT Mild elloaLs, bright with reasonable living upenin and plnty ot luvlgontlni out- door ihlpbnlldln; ictlrlty, lolf and aulomoblluii throughout winter. the Your TlcVtt N VICTORIA, B. C. them from digging up the rootfi- The sweet clover plant' produces an abundance of seed the year follow- Thl! can ho complelely overcome by, in; seeding. Yields ol live to lie intelligent handling of the stock. (bushela per acre are cominonly ob- it Trill he found a good practice to j tained. a crop of seed is dc- aUrt th the fact! will be greatly increased. Sweet clov III biennial character makes It cr seed tbat has been flailed out by for short rotations ench B3-hand Is usually unsatisfactory unless ire practleed In thlj country. Thelm-jil Is scarified by som! portaace of thl! fact will le'apprecl-; means before sowing. .This may no lied when we consider that. In most te '.me under other climatic condl parts of the West It neceisary to f.'e have Invariably found 1 ummerfallow every third year to Etoro ne the case. np end-conserve moisture for euhso- clover Is a crop with which crops our tarme.rs arc nol familiar, bat one Eicperlrnintal Work at the Saikftcha- lfiat POsieMes quallficaliona that win Collese of Agricullun ra'he U 50riOUS >M' clover has been grown on the College ot ciptrlmenbl plols at SasXatoon foi- the past, sli correctly estimate lls valuo to. this years. At ihe present lima are country, and to delcrmlne Ihe places different' varieiies under observe Mc] circumstances where U will prove lion. differ, greatly (ri ylelil, ,hc greatest benefit, quality of dale of roalurlty ?.-ni HOW MANY YARDS OF S1LKINE ARE IN SHOW WINDOW7 Rylands ft Co. are giving away n Fur Cott worth tl50.00 Free for t'ae ntlm'ale. Xlsb three opwr A coupon with enfTFalc of ll.QO or over. s Break Out v and thieves break in. Don't risk the first, .or invite, theseconcjj by keeping money in the house. Put it in The Merchants Bank, where it-will be safe from always earn interest at highest current rates. f M6RCMANTS BANK. Head Office :Monlreil. OF CANADA Established 1804. I.E1HBR1DGE BRANCH, R. J. 520 Branches In Canada, Newfoundland, BriUih Wtrt Indlei, Cuba, Porto Rico, Dominican Republic, CoiU Rica and Veneiucla. 'SAVINGS AccoucCs may bo opened wllh an Lultlal deposit ol One Dollar. IntereiL Is credited Imlt-ycirlj-. "Business Accouat3 carried upon favorable termi. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH --W. A. PARKER, Manager MAGRATH BRANCH-.....'-......J. K. Aiklrlion. CARDSTON BRANCH................W, R. McKAY, Manager Prosperous City worth of Grain and olher Held pro- ducts pass annually (he Qy of Lethbridge. are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come? Buy a Victory Bond or two afid sec that your Will is properly drawn. TL _ D L O me Dnusii canaaian irnsi Co. EXECUTOR, ETC. i HEAD OFFICE, 315 FIFTH STREET LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 1M1 MONARCH BRANCH, NOBLEFORD BRANCH. V. A. EBP.RLY, Acting Manager. M. A. K1LPATRICK, Acting ,TH E EST'D 1973 1 Only hy trying It out In a sufficiently largo and practical way under a var- iety fit conditions will ft be possible lo RABBIT SKINS NFAV YOfiK. Dec. than Australian aXins will havdncre. as well as in other minor points. Experiments are under way to determine the hc.-.t practices to fol- low In growing the crop ur.tier Sask- alnhewan c.inrtllions. amouseei hern (oif.iy. The sh'.ns Thus t.ir ttie crof has provcr. !o kc were to have hccn sold in London'. I relatively hardy umler our cradillons Improved Flilpvlns faciillica nnd lower I There has been very litllc winter-kill- rates .ire ta have been ing until last scr.son. Tihen EO.Tie van- responsible for translerring the trado tiles snffc-reJ consiJcrabl.v. Cilice, lo Ihij counlry STANDARD BASK OF CANADA HEAD OrrtCE TORONTO Savings 4 Savings Account is a mine of poMibilitiea. Those with money in the bank are prepared when oppor- tuaitics offer. Acquire the htbiL Deposit your larplui etrninii regularly in our Sninti. DepcrtBient. Interest is allowed at current rale and added to principal or compounded half- There's A Reason v Why YOU should make YOUR WILL and appoint us Executor. Write us about if. The Trusts and GuarantEe Company, limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA C.ETHERIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDINO, J. W. McNlCOL, INSPECTOR. Public Administrator and Official Alliance (or the Judicial Dlltrlcd tl Lethbridge, Macleod, Medicine Hat, Calgary, Red Deer, Stettlir. J. C. SCOTT, Manager G. r. Manager P. BILLINGTQN, Manager D..A. CURRIE, 13th St. North. 4th Avenue Soulh. New Dayton, Alia. Coalhurst, Alta. P. LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers n LUMBER Lath, Shingles, and Fnmhkt; Builders' Supplies of AH Kinds CONSULT 'JS P.EGAROIMa PRICES, PL'ftNS. WE BUlLD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTING YARD, CORNER THIHD AVENUE ANO SEVENTEENTH STREET, LETHIRiDOE. BRANCH YARDS: AT MACLEOD. COALDALE, CHIN AND IARN. WELL. AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCINC MATEfl- IAL, HARDWARE AND FARM IMPLEMENTS. BOX 189, OR PHONE 516, LETHBRIDGE lit- ;