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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE PAGE Of UVB LOCAL NKW9 SATURDAY, DECEMBER LETHWUDUE. ALBERTA. PAGE SEVEN Jail Farm Here This Year Produced Gross Per Acre On 549 Acres Splendid Crop Record Covering Both Dry and Irrigated Portions of Led in Gross Per Acre Return with Alfalfa and Wheat Following- Gross Production ALL-OTHER COMPETITORS MAY NOW GO AWAY BACK _ AND SIT VALUE OF JAIL CROP, per, Oats Barley Green feed Potatoes Tnrnius Alfalfa, old -Alfalfa 101 lO.SO 0.03 53.53-4.57, 6213 62 hue.' 15'lti. 41 bus 20 Ib 41 litis. 13 Ib. 1V4 toe 5 155 2-3 bus. 182 1-3 bus. 1 tons 160 Ibs. SCO bus 4205 bus. 433 -bus 13% tons. 250 tons tons tons 27 439 00 27000 75000 635000 j Tolats per acre Deiplte a season which vjas decidecdly "patchy" froti an agricultural standpoint, the proU-ic'a( jail farm at UlnbrWge made a splendid stewing and lh" per diem cost of fcsdlng the Inmates of the Institution will reflect re-ult The figures pjbtishsd here will show that the Jptal value from fie crop of 546 was based on conservative average prices for the va.lous crops since tnc c-ops were harvested This out to crop vjfue per acte over the whole farm, 3 return which any farmer would be proud of And the average doea not take Into consideration the big gar den where the vegetables raised for use In the Institution were of a very mac1) higher per Ecre value than the field crops The returns tho whole farm, .fISO per aero fcoth rtrj and Irrigated land Some of Much at the produce raised on the thn yhc.i' on _lho Irr catad land ran in Hie as hiih as....... while on'-dry little 20______ hmiflver, tho irrigated land which 30 bushels to the acre [and for this reason figures areas tha returns were'must bo used for Alfogetner bushels lo the acra It Warden Ruers is hiSblv pleased tho irrigated land which the result, for tho farm goes a con hold up the iverage, and made the siderablo way in thft cost of average return of }G6 29 per asre- pos upkeep of tho institution NEW MANAGER FOR LOCAL FRUIT HOUSE j 'G; SAVAGE :LEAVES J. Gordon tnb'largest stock holder in Plunkot and Savage who has h'eeh'iii charge of the Lethbritlgo branch. past; flve years leaves Mrfl. Powell, 621 5th street, south hat a 1920 pullet that has been'Iaying-since October-and has now flopped gono broody pert who has 'perience with hells say's he has never seea such a thing be I0r9 i r Thatll Tells How Ute Mr. SkeiUj -Lost His Life Ip t. thaell In regard to the tragic fatallly in which the late Herbert J. H. Skeith lost.nU.lUe, the .Herald fouud.a pariy Mr. This was agreed 16, Bud the two started about 2.SO. Stuck In Sand Drift Arriving lit Barons, said Mr. Thaell, each wtat to see tbe-respoanei parttet withSrhoai he had business i They In the pool room and had a ot pool, and then started, oK on the return trip lo :t 7.30 p.m. lit doing this Mr. Thaell. took a turning .which he considered one, but it happened that he struck it a EiUe too, soon.. rtrith. the coiiBequeuce that tho'car landed lii a sand dritt.- It had .not gone, more Ihau a few feet wheu It stuck fast. The deceased got out to push the car from tho back. It iaoved a trifle when Mr, Thaell called out that he was golns to' reversei-lils engine and back up. It was a pitch black night at the between hjtlf part eight and he thought that-Mr. Skeith heard him and knew1 what ho was about lo do Jlr is, hoa HERALD CHRISTMAS i CHEER FUND APPEALl Just tnpo weeks from the start of of This la a mighty fiua recor Democrat, North ISLE! MIS .f ___his position as hs backed the passed oier fy the tears were in. bis eyes as he re i the the fropt luted the sad circumstances What 1 him or? the head, dislocating Ills neck' ever mortal man could do lo aid tliei All that the deceased deceased Mr and it Mas continued Mr. Thaell, "Take the only when he found that the late Her- car oft me." He did all that he could bert.Skeith was.dead that he startcd'to extricate the deceased but it was out wrth the faipt hope that something utterly impossible, ith the car in the stilt might %e done with the aid of position it was in, eunV In the sand medical assistance. To erfect'thls'hajup to the hub. Ha felt deceased over walked for 'sonio fill miles until he i and knew that he was dead, but, with. zible Wheat.Lead 1 "Wheat led In total returns with ovenHS.OOO while tha festive potato came nest a islue ot Alfalfa.was third .on the list with J7.QOO valuing the crop at ?25 per ton, though ihe price at the present; time is a uncertain fattir For pur poses of calculation tho following av- erage p_rices Wro put on the pro to take tho management, of1 the duels, farm tfiis >ear wtreaf Edmonton' branch, tonight J2, Xmts 40 cents, barlev fi, green G C Cope, the present gecretary- feed ton, polatoes ?40 ton; tur here is succeeding Mr Sav- iiips ?30 ton, alfalfa ncr ton All age and will be assisted by H De the comnndittcs could hetn sold Long at considerably higher prices since, the crops were hPi-vested, so that thoj Chesley ratepayers Trill rote on a figures are anile within tho mark jbjlaw to spend on ajicw town AlfaF'a a Winner jlallj1 The alfalfii' as considered by Warden llivers to be tlie best crop! on the tho- oid stand yielding fopr tons 160 pounds per acre on a field. On this the >lcid SSI) pounds per ucre, Trhlch Is considered very fair three wheat. The field west of the boarding house yielded 30 bushels 7 pounds tho school field 33 bushels 46 pounds, nnd tho golf club field jSl uuaiels 43 pounds I Fotilo.s were an excellent cron._ the yield'heliig 250 tons on 53 1 2 acres or lour fons, 1840 pounds per aue At the' acreage price for pota toes this ivas a gross return ot ofer( v I Wesley Tuxls boys; though far out- weighed by the Coaldals lads, came out ahead .at .thR. end. of .the second period of a closely, contested gnmc. Tlie Coaldalc lads started out ,cr> fast and With their superior V eight it looked as IE'tho' Ku Klux Klau lads would be snowed under.' At tho end p[ the flrot period-the score stood 10 to 5 in favor o! Coaldate, Don Baldwin for Coaldale hcin? largely respon siblc for'Coaldals's score as TtC'riirely d" an'opportunity to s core' when the bdll came hisi-way second story tiard star ting: off; at great pace-the Coaldale lads .weakened an'd the final score-was 20 to ine local 'great speed .n'nd combmalion, and Ihey some great basketball tmaterial.-" A Tuxis bojs' basketball league will be start ed the first of the'year. gained the nearest .occupied habita- of-a.farmer, who by dint of presuatlon ae, Mr Thaell related, a faint'hope that.- something nor could be done, ctnrted oft on foot to to tho nearest habitation. This WEATHER TURNS COLDER he succeeded in doing alter a ali.v inlle walkivithout his overcoat, which ho made, drive him back to_________ whero'on arrival-at two in the morn-......- ing he phoned-up all the medical men he had stripped off to help in gellini! he could, but-was not able to secure'deceased from under tho car In one He then went on lo Ihe police two, and re' ported had happened to the ion stable on th's morning he left for the "scene ot the fatalitv, Ktsk and Coroner Coroner Hiimphrles being awny from the city for.Barom Mr Thaull told tho Hc.ald that he had-jnst purchased a new Hudson Super Six just two days ago He was driving along Fourth Avenue South second half- afditferent dnvlna along Fourtu Avenue soutn %Vith Alan Hamilton and, Ber- when he stopped the car to speal. to arting otfiat a-great pace-the Mr .and Mrs DuHlop who were adrnir Conrad Beyer, a veteran shoe repair- er.-.'dropped 'dcad'.whllo.at work In his ion, in .'Kitchener'. For Christmas Christmas Cakes Christinas Puddings .Scotch Shortbread Moir's Finest Candy f AND ALWAYS OUR Uniformly Good Cakes, Pastry and Bread at lOc a loaf. KIRKBY 606 Third Avenue South If jour 05es are not serving jou properly thej not condl- If the printed page i before you or lonr LEATHER. ROCKERS PHONE 1519 Income Tax Financial ANALYSTS usmess ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO,