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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT TOR LETllBniDGK DAILY HERALD FH1DAY, DECEMBER 27, W OF INTEREST TO olj yarn about th liosl of thties, but the pub- lic ..ems nernr to tire of It-ia le I of the tan that it has beeu piovo..lie- i yond Ml doubt that the wheat (By K. saunders, Ph.D..) jissoclaled with muramle. Dominion Coreillsl in We cxtremo limit (or the Jr" Farmers' Advocate.) lion ot vitality In wheat is soniiiuu There is a little or tbe i .boat ten (or possibly gambling spirit lurking !n every onuof' Ml -mummy wneatj w' ris and we are quite vailing to lake te put down as risks in the hope of saining 11 muvls A second Kronp .it larger reward (hen could 1m obtained by follovliw safer uietlip.ls. The ness of farmers for tryiuR usiv this spirit ot (rcm the public. One is quit i- of i''f cf.erfJtii- n.yics no attention to such Dw-rVs-iv.) sriin-siowrr of the All car-able aim bones', wheat I'.re.-U; uratries possesses a. share. Hence ors IranSly vvllh tho pubic. IhO v-.iloiv.of. vrhMl is widely ad- s Xuow that if what they ni 1> merits tar loyir-.a 1 meritorious it pouuUr those of other sort, many a farm- ;vubout any auotr.pt on hvir part altogether InmluR Ihe surround with a Halo of bin's whlrit urn to ssend i goiulMc people also ftv.- rtolijrs, or sometimes a large I new varieties lor ivhU'.i jvr.i nn tiie chance ihat he may claims are made. cure'something of extraordinary value. waj never will lie "m ,moro rapid jnac's.'t of soil aiid nil sirlHiiB I stini'Ofe tiian thai o! any j sure to prove loss ther variety of" sraiu in th'; whole, some other whole fie ou the natch for any now sort which may better, but never etipul money for u new wheat for which too groat Indefinite) claims mads. lUmember the advice glv- on Ijy itm Hoards of Heallh lu tho re- cent epWemlc. ot luflumua, "Avoid undue excitement." Consider tho claims put forward. It Ihcso -o.'simab'.e. ami it it appein tlial tbe whMt may lie JooJ for your locality; ot those which have teon i reduced by secret process, c-iaul nature of which is Dumping of Woo! on U. S. Mar ket Has Had Kffect Tliat the price for the. next wool clip la southern Aloerla may lie gooj iur your IUL-MUJ t to L-et-.veen 37 and 40 cents; IB lo not fill before I'lireliBBtnB siti, to j by tho litest development nsult soive an (uo K0ol markets ot the world, and wooi Erc-.Yors In IMs dlitrict, ara'an. UctpitinE thst their ncr.t clip will not lirini; much Eisrj !han IUM prlco, and cer Agricultural College, or of the Dominion Experimental Farms, free, they are devot Jioir ins llidr liv Iwy are CANADA AND HTR EGOS ANO iUTTIR. has 27 (owU, compared with 100 lu Hollaud, I" OermBiiy, 1 In Art.ntlr.. and 82 lu the United Statei. la contained In a handy itatement. plain lo f.euKl by Ibo Canada Uoard Inbreaiei production of live .took 18 61 vital iuiporlanco to future and la Ilio most valuable. work lliat be ilono In flftecu ot tlie most luipomini (owl ot United Elates Ihere ate ,196.4 fowl, per and a ot JOJ.OOO.OOO fowl. Britain norrually Imports doien ens. She. liad a war (nonage ot doien. up lo October 31al, WBBO [EA. 10 f.ra.ln problems, "and will even buvo to accept a or never blasBed In lower prlco for th'? balance ot the last havine a financial j clip still left on their hands. SUteen yearB ago and o coer oien wart eiported. II Canada In 1919 oinorlB BS many eggs as she did uU- teen years ago she will he living up to In lil'torv of helpe under so.ue otbe, VKrrety that will 'ou.U'U i' u .11 ur the IhoSehts ol to. ,B .very climate iron. IVuasoi a o wards new varieties ami has raised thc Arciie Circle" or tut run n hopes thai ether similar sue- one hundred bushels to the ajrcnu} ceLcs r.av sow IK a.-bievul. Xo one fe. ;ett alone. hspecull> .-ImuM wirte, io'Uo left hehlnd, fore many a iarmer time ana money on conparatlvsiy vorllilcss wheats which are advertised ducc only medium crops verv deficient; mid it is obvi .ible to shorien th- K anything is to be said-ami cer- tainly there is need of n fow words of unreasonable in "the tesung oi new wheats i indefinitely while by'the farming comniuuity, it Is per- creastug tho yield. Red is ,_.. .vw. it.. ijuctive variety. Marquis a v or to be prod under cxcesslveiy dry conditions. most .drougbl-resistant pro- when mOLEt vbo have such financial In- at en average oi l-i coins. i. is obvloi'3 that an is Ellll on hand will not bring anything is most likely lo be like this price. The action ot the disinterested Untiled States governmunt In dnmplns on the market for public Ruction 15 million pounds of wool which had no sue. i beeu stored up for war purposes, but farraari which h-as now been released na not r J ain rtne from SOIIIB V Ion the cases s snidclenlly definite million II be rcc3iveil ivoni tlio sue IJUUliua shortage of butter In Grea to Hie war was pounds year- ly Twolve years ago Canada exported to Great Briton pounds of butter. Two ico she exported pounds of Oulter. Compared wllii twelve years ugo Canada has not Rich! Strong! Delicious 1 It stimulates a man for his work in the morning and helps him to forget his rroub-, les at night Ask for it M iiluu he ftioviM do. In oil will bt> cnUl ihat wheat tlie farraari which has now been reease na no wi weve y rcoulred has had a freal ctfect llvcd up ,o in bringing down the price. Another t iiip u'heat'iu onnging rot vet been auction of Ibs. is to take aliy decided opinion to }mMnf a SsaHPrice ct ;i? ou xinnifive, and since the provincial Dominion governments are carry- ing on. private Individuals will (ind it profitable to let government insti- tutions do most oi their experimenting for iheui. When one lias decided lo test a new variety, ii is generally advisable to start iviili only few pounds of seed mixture. There are a number of these on" the market. A good home-iundo substitute is a mlxturo of charcoal, caps appropriate thst the present i'ave been invited to dis- the because he has intro- iuccd more new sorts during the past Jew years than any one else, namely, Early lied Fife. 1'relude, Pioneer and Ruby. !n seli-neience however he may he allowed to point oui that all his wheats hive honest have been given tc and Ihe public.'and that none ot them a w heen Introduced T.-ilh any fantastic projuce daims as to its-merits. New wonder wheats appear almost season, usually at the rate of ,t-xo or three a year. Sometimes they are. old: well-known sorts, rejected long ago for their poor qjialilles, and beyonj which any redaction In time at other times Ihey are really newjmllst. entall a corresponding reJuctiou Tirteties or new selections possessing ihe quantity of material a pro- some QUCllVC -------1---- ..linr other sorts ripen about, a week earlier aart produce more grain to the acre. But with these sorts we. have reached the limit. Just how far 'a in decreasing the lime i nig the yield uo one can ilrouut iever tor vincing in a series o test.- fair to both sorts, a variety r.pei reek earlier than Marqu.s could prouuce a higher average yield- Ttie problem is not altogether unlike that ot reducing the number oi working hours In thc factory, while increasing the weekly output. This has actua y been 'lone, but there must be a Imiil- ANK OF ENGLAND STATEMENT LON110N'. Dec. weekly statement of Ilio of England shows the following chaiifies in pound sterling: Total reserve decreased unocked CbleMConkle over the head on Christmas morning, relieved him o! hla bank roll and revolver and escaped from tlio Grlmsby Jail, was brought Id the county Jail yes- terday. As he hid carried away the key of HID lockup, it was Eoma lime before Konkls could aCter hit ab.ence had noted. Kemp vm found 'in a oir- ber shop at Ueannvllle. He drew tlio revolvtir which ha had taken from Konkle, but not before, one handcuSf had snapped on Ills by wo ed th ive manv more bushels to the acre thuu a later sort whichfails toi mature, but a test of that character, while very instructive, cannot be fairly quoted ai proving-less productiveness on the tart of the variety which was frozen Prelude wheat will sometlmss produce thirty bushels to the acre of good wheat under conditious where Kea I Fife would vield about In bushels oi frozen (or ot rusted! grain. But we cannot, therefore, say vrilhou qualltl- cat'on Ibat Prelude is as brodiictlva as 'Red Fife. As a matter of when both varieties have e soad cbai.ce. lied 'Fife usually Produces about, an eishlh or a tenth more -.nan Prelude. tie season be normal, the farmer can Salts, decide whether he should grow the new extensively or not. Nothing in this article is intended to discourage or lo reflecl upon the exceptional grain-grower who delights in experimentation as a hobby. It would be a waste, of time to advise such a man to stop doing that which him so much satisfaction. I have tried to show how new varie- les should be dealt with by progres- sive men whose aim it is to obtain as big returns as possible from their fields ot wheat. The main points are Ih-it the farmer should Think of him- self, should lake Ihe trouble to ob- tain the best advice availnble, and should not be carried away by any ex- CAPTURED ROBBER ST. Dec. 88 Cliarles Kemp, of Grlmsby, who THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OrriCE TORONTO BUSINESS ACCOUNTS All classes of business accounts receive careful attention. INCORPORATED 1 Capital H'SI'SS Reserve and Undivided Profits Total Assets SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Accounts may he.opened r.-llli an Initial deposit of One Dollar. Interest is credited half-yearly. Business Accounts carried upon favorable, terms. LGTHMIDGE !......W. A. PARKEB, M.n.Q.P MAGRATH BRANCH............J'w n CARDSTON BRANCH................VV. R. McKAY, Manage. SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME '37 BOBMS UNION i OVEMM- Iravagant statement. COMMON PARASITES OF -'r SWINE. (Experimental Farms Xote.) Swine are subject to several paras- ites external and internal. .Of the s the mc5t trouEle-me i? tho nog-house. These insects are St. North. 4th Avenue e need not look tor a new variety responsibls for such imthriltnesi and neeu LVJL iuua ____ ____ nrtvprHRRmant of II 5JI CmTARW ST. TOROHTO OUT. we nePQ COL lul .that will be snperior lo all others In poor gams: are an I ven- many respects at once. As a rule, i a sood, new sort will hive at tne most only two or three poiuts ot superiority over its best rivals; and with these ad- vantazes there arc very commonly i disadvantages. Too broad claiou 'Li favor ot any variety arc enough to condemn tie person making tbe clainis j will sod to cist grave suspicion on the feet new variety may sometimes be very useful even it it be superior to other sorts in one respect oojy. 1 essential advantage ot Prelude over is Its earliness. That alone Manins s prelude i better variety for any locality where Jlarquls cannot lie de- pended upon to mature. But wherever Maruuis ripens as a rule In sood time all the characteristics of the two varie- ties must be carefully considered be- fore deciding which Is the more jroJu- S fam otien'asied for a jample ot my -earlieK and best" wheat. Such re- indicate a lack of thought. No an meet all conditions. The the unobservant eye. or -carelessness j of the feeder, and are iatolersble in i that unless th3 infestation is of longj standing, they are fairly easy ot erad- ication. Methods of 1. Piga may be dipped or sprayed I ith any good'creoliil or coal-tar disln- J .vCtant.'made lip as per directions at- cotonanying the preparation. 2. Coal oil or kerosene is used by some. Though effective It has a blis- tering action and should be avoided. 3 Fuel oil is highly recommended. Experiments with it at Otlawa proved The Young Man's Best Recommendation A Savings Account is more than_a start towards financial K a mark of character. One of the stroneest recommendations in the world of business that a canpresent.iaaMerchsuitaBankPass-Book, showing a record of consistent savings. A Savings Account may be opened with 00, which shows how highly we regard the accounts of thoss who dezire to save. MCRCHANTS BANK n .A. c'.t.uiir t P. ft A Cornparlment Observation Csr., Standard and Excellent Dining Car Service. Tickets sold during are good for 60 dayi. Exteriilon wll' be grant.d by of for each llm.r, diyf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: J, GORDON, TICKET AGENT, PHONE 512 J E PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT, CALGARY. ;____ x it efficient, but slightly Irritant and leaving the hair of the pigs in a dirty, discoloured condition. 1 Crude castor oil is non-inilanl, soothing, and quite destructive to lice. V.'nere procurable iftorms. possibly the best application for this purpose. At presenl. tbe price of castor oil is too high to permit ot its' use !or such purposes. 5. I'arafiiH oil (low grade) as now used in Ihe herd o! swine at the. Cen- Haau Office: Montreal. OF LE1HBRIDGE BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, NOBLEFOM) BRANCH. CANADA. Established 1884. B.'j. DINNING, V. A. E3ERLY, Acting M. A. K1LFATR1CK, Aciinj Minifer. A TRUST COMPANY Kood In the community. Besides handling ealales, they mnr.Egc property, collect rents, attend to payment of Taxes and Insurancs _ These and many other valuable sen-Ices the tnist-corapanlei render, which eo-ter iolo day lite pt Hence the Trust Company conies more and mnrt to [ill Ina- plabe in the community to which they are entitled by virtue ot thalr. varied form of usefulness. The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, AMIQNEI, ETC. HEAD OFFICE. FIFTH STrtEET 8. LETHBRltJGE. ALBERTA PHOKt Tt-letv can mBet an IIP! s wheaMrill obviously be the tral Experimental Farm, bas proven Iho-e districts where no later I non-Irritant m the skin and o.ulto et- virietj will maiure; but tor more fa- ored localities later ripening whea-. is almost certain to be preferable, it leas! for the part of the crop. Le.t me non give some brief i ilms to farmert as to the in which they can moat protltably vith new wheats. In the Ilrst place, tudy caretully the variety or varie. lea you are growing and note their dptwu under your conditions. Con- sider not only the quantity of grain produced but the market demand. Ycu vrant your wheat to be readily at a (air price. 1-ct me dwell Peace Hath Her Victories x srx! row i J to r mt bj-. C. P. R. F A R M S 20 YEARS TO PAY -Hu CHKTM. Gi-n Sq. C.P.I liii: Ut ST. EAST, C ALO Iccttve as an insecticide. It is cheap, easily procurable, lad colourless. 6.'Apply disinfectant wasbes (creolin, etc.) with a brush, broom, sprity-piimp. or in the case of the large herd', t.y tbe dipping method. Apply oils with a cloth or more conveniently still by nsini; a large oil can with a handle and long spout. Kile a short section from off Ihe end cf the snout to Increase the amount delivered. Ap- ply a strcnm of oil over the neck, j shoulders and along the back. Tlie heat ot tbe body will cause the apim- j cation to spread over the body. A large uu dls-1 number of hoga can be treated conven-1 yieldic; 1 iently and quickly liy such means, four It the highest baking 7. Repeat the application after ten OF CANADA Arc Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account in the Union Bank of 'with opportunities to save regularly, and Training In how to expend money wisely. education In thrift and saving will BRANCH Arthur Dunb.r. CAROSTON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH F. V. Crvert, Manager D. Manager THECANADIAN BANK. If it were S. It pigs are seen to be badly in- a A _ZT >m anf inferior sort, even If it sllEblly more productive, because, in ll.e long run. the reputation ot dl.'lric-.s would thus be lowered prices or gruileri would drop. Again. mppose that a farmer in a very dry uia'.rict finds all ordinary wheats is- ther too low in yi'.-'.il. and ot Knbanlia, Goos-, or oth- er duiuin variety. nhiala wi'I .ilrr.ost sure w give a biKser 3'ieid, I bai he must consider how ho Is 10 dis- pose of lit crop. If h'j it tf.-r purpos'.'S ODly iwhich U riro- ;y case on the r.icat plains) Clu dinciard A" maiKOts; Iiat it In lie in His usu.-.i r jy hc rcmfmlior thai durum tier ;.K looked cm v.-Hh great disfavor by Canadian on account ft 1 their unusual hardness, and be 'cause most nr. theo yield very 9our which pocir tor brend'niakiTig There is at ieail one of them. Uchanka which makes rather better bread tiiail j Marauis, or Red b-.it one swallow -does not make a eavnciAlly 1C no one Mt IU3 arrived; and one cr two good dunim wheats will S. If pigs are seen to be badly In- tested, A thorough clean-up of premises would be iniilcalcd. using strcns creolln spray over all. i Intsstlnal Parasiltt Of intestinal parasftca tho rotimll worm l.i much thc more common. In eiamlnallon oi tho smaller intestine of slaoshterc'd pifca wl" veal tho o( a few large white worms. In small they appear to cause little inconvenience to tho animal; a tor.Mtlerable infestation will cause a marked falling off In general londitlon. Youar pigs so altecte'l, ara thin, stunted a-d lacking and thrift. Bereie infestation will fre- cause intestinal Inflammation or Atoppzge, rts'iitlng in death. Cause Whore pte> are kept reasonably clean, aal snppH-d with frcfh water, Hip dangor of infestatiou is small. Filthy surroundings together with OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WM-tKR, C.V.O., LUD., H V. F. JONES, An'l OcnT. CAPITAL PAID Up, SIR JOHN IV.C. 1ROWN. Sup't of There's A Reason Why YOU should make YOUR WILL and appoint us Executor. Write us about it. liie Trusts and Guarantee Company, Limited 'CAi.GARY AND LETfcBRIDQE, ALBERTA LETHERIDGE OFFICE: BAr4K OF COMMERCE BUILDING, J. VI. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. Public Admlnittrator and Official Aldan" fer the Judicial Diltdctl Lethbrldgt, Mscltod, Mcdhinl Hut, Ctlgiry, Red Drer, SUttlir. ptasmant or foul water 'jsiially predis- pose tn such imasitlc Infestation. Treatment Prevent by cleanly methods anil the i5e ot any gc-od mineral corrective BANKING SERVICE Your banking requirements may be entrusted to this Bank with every confi- dence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Consult the Manager. Lethbridse Branch Warner Branch Milk River Branch--' T- Brytnner, Manager J. HS Gordon, Manager V V. Steele, Manager P. LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Lath, Shingles, Moulding! and Finishing Lumber Builders' Supplies of AU Kinds CONSULT US REGARDING PRICES, PLANS, ETC, WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTINO YARD, CORNER THIR3 AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH STREET, LETKIRIDGE. BRANCH YARDS: AT MACLEOD, COALDALI, OHIH AND BARN- WELL. AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER- IAL, HARDWARE AND FARM IMPLEMENTS, BOX 189, OR PHONE 516, LETHBRIDGE ;