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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUHDAY; DK'CHMBUH ;to, .-LK'ninWDGK DAILY I'AOE NINE ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER HANGE GRASS FOR FEEDING STEERS MARKETING AND TAXATION RANJE GRASS IS GOOD BASIS FOR FEEDING STEEflS All records'oken at Chicago hist mfintli. when Messrs. 'Clay Bob- Jus >ii Co., live stock commission iiRunts of tlmt city, sold Tor Mr. A. 15. I'rans of 'Calgary, thirty-five head of .1-133 pounds strictly, rangii cattle at tho arenigo lirloe of ?lfUO per cwt. to Messrs. .-Armour H Co., and slxty- tiijjht hend averaging U13 pounds, to Messrs. Alison Co', at per cwt. These cattle were Hereford fcllorthorn grades and all iiorned. alsothirty-eight lioad ot tl-.Is. strain i'hich averaged 1316 sold at with seven- teen ayqroBlne-1.362 pounds, u'.no niean figure for "tail- lugs." ''Then there were twenty-two head- of- ''Ghtlpway-Shorthorns that averaged aiiii sold at Thirfy-seyen head of cows and lio'lfcrs. of from'-two to four years old, averaging iiounds, sold at JjSillO and twenty-threo head, lng 'li'lOf'pounds, at J7.35. It is THE COUNCIL OF ibo worth while for the small amount AGRICULTURE ANp TAXATION revenue that, would be secured. (Edmonton Hulletiii) j But the M.OOC'- limit is too high if the Tho Canadian Council of Agricul- j intention is to be fair to Aha tax- Canadian Council of Agricul- 1 , la Its .rwwly published Plat- ler's supply, as losses are sure to result: oantlouod that the at- turo form faces squarely the raising tho national revenue. Accept- j ra ing tho Hiiggeattoii tliat their proposed, dol MARKETING POTATOES (Experimental Farms Note) "ton of consumers will iniuortiinc''" usiicci-ill- In ilsinindlng gmiil-Jg of years when the ..rices 'lor ''this tatoe.. Just like apples; and tho farm. vc nglng from one to four thousand I commodity are advancing tolly. The .r who does not con ro fifflnm'o nf ti'v nni'liiiont -i 1 Farms UOlUi Will llilve ft" roiit.ii ui ,llars are enormously numer- 1 potatoes thrown on his hands profits over 10 urn- cent. to raise revenue. Of course, if its i ma-pose is to penalize wealth. It is natural that proposals to money from-.the-people are more ficult to .frainc acceptably than pro- posals to lighten- the people's burden. So far as the western provinces are concerned, they hayo entered very heartily into tlio syirit and practice fore shipping. and the raising of revenue is only; The consumer helpless in such iccondary, theu the limit can caecs, and rarely is there a way open he understood. As in the case of the wild land tax, BO in that of the- inheritance tax, the tainly cannot be con- profit is_ the thing to be taxed, be- idered as a or relia to, him Cor compensation. Nor IB the small dealer blame. The blame rests entirely with the shipper and that such con- third. year 'Herofurds, repeating this method 'and'. thu breeding, Twelve years ago lie purchased a few 'Galloway bulls which bred to Shorthorn, hoifers, infusing into his 'herd a' strain of hardy .blood. The twenty-two steers mentioned al- ready, which sold at 5S.75, were from the cows originating. from this cross.- .During the rpngh weather through the winter'his young cattle nre fed mid a little alfalfa, which gives them a good start" off and they market- ed" as four-year-olds. A good hardy strain :of Mood.' with a good early foundation are the chief factors to which Mr. Cross attributes his suc- cess, and that he does make a suc- cess of cattle-raising is simply dem- onstrated by the prices ho receives. several provinces have already enter-; the grower. order ed upon that field, and tlic position j losses may be avoided and tl] il j sumer be in a position to secure for jhis good money, good potatoes that will keen over winter, it i: than a tax values. An income amount can in fair measure be ascer- tained. Jt has been found effective as a .revenue -producer in Britain and the United, and no doubt could be made ,sa in .Canada, not- withstanding'the pbjeptiona taken by m, hay. with some oats, barley the present' ministeri of finance. The principle of graduating the tax -ac- cording to this' income is sound- that the larger tlie income the greater the "per'cent; taken in taxes. But that very principle is violated by the establishment law limit of Of course, on a small in- come, the cost and.'difficulty of ad- justing the tax would be too great to to nay, arid wheiher an individual Diseased jioltUoes, whim boiled, 6 rauko good utook food, it should be remembered. A letter or postal card addressed to the Publications branch of the Department of AKH- culture .Hll bring by return mail all the renuirecl information relating to the growing of crops of potatoes free from disease. Business Worries In our past experience we.find that many merchants, farmers, and well known business men are absolutely Ignorant as their own If your creditors are you. If yiur affairs are not aa they should be. Could you not afford Five per cfcnt. of your income to have matters properly adjusted, satisfactory to youra-lf and to your creditors? Private correspondence solicited and respected. ESTATES ADMINISTERED, LIQUIDATOR, OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE. British Canadian Trust Co. QEO. ROBINSON, Manager and Secretary PHONE 1B43. CONY0EARE B'. )CK LETHBRIDOE. ALTA. Sir Jas. Aikens Asked to Frame Amepdrriehts Which Will Kill Commission Houses neces- fcary for the growers, on their part, to exercise more care in iliggiitg, sorting and handling potatoes. Late Blight is a preventable disease; every farmer should know this fact, since the .KKperimtntal Farms system Am, hah' mail" -very effort to demonstrate I '________ j on man; farms in the country the effect of spraying, with results allow-1 Dec. James Aik-: ing tlie production of sound crops, j ins. tho lieutenant-governor, is to as-i and an increase in yield amounting sist in a Concerted move by the gov-; to some SO to 100 bushels per acre. orninentl) of Manltona, Saskatchewan, I The sale of inferior potatoes is I British Columbia. Ontario, j dishonest. If not illegal at the prer Ni n Brunswick anil Nova Scotia, with, nnt moment. Farmers know from the temneranie forres, to more strict-; a company makes "no such differ- i their 'own that storage Iv regulate the lliquor traffic. During; would warrant the exclusion! rots cause grea; losses in their own I the latt tveek hull .1 million dollars of the one and the inclusion of the other. If the individual Is to go free cellars, 'it seems, however, the gen jwoith of liquor was brought into Win-; 6i-al nractice to dispose of an infected I nipeg from Kenora and Dryden, Out. j 1 All the provinces have asked Sir, while the corooration is taxed, it l crop Immediately and shift the losses r-r------ would be an easy matter to do busi- fr- -'.from -he fanner to the con James Atkins, who in the name of a person instead! sumer. The latter, however ,has to.toba Ternpeiance lit to diaft ame in that of a company, and avoid] pay tlie price of good potatoes. the tax altogether. The taxa' wealth is the only sound principle of taxation. Accumulated wealth in whatever form, should claim the first attention of the taxing power rather than the immediate fruits of indus- try and enterprise. The'council would, do well to consider what can !ba done in that line as Troll as in the income tax, or the tax on corporate profits. tloii of i In some instances, no doubt, the consumer is to blame by storing trttoes (or other winter vegetables) in too warm cellars. Potatoes and similar vegetables must be stored in i a cool place. They cannot stand frost, which causes a sweetish taste sho.uid never rise above 40 degrees Where such conditions are non-exis tent it -is better not to lay in a win Shortage of Riiel I The coal situation here is not as I reassuring as-it might be by lonS way. No cases QC suffering have been brought to the light, but no ojje has more..than a few rdays stock on hand and, if_tho weather lasts Indefinitely there .will undoubt- edly be considerable suffering One tor of coal arrived here since Christ mas, and was unloaded In less than four' ho.ursi -no: one" being permitted to take more .than half a ton Own Warner; 3ec. meeting of the Warner branch of 'he Patriotic Fund -was called Uy F. S. Lef- fingwall, MPP, for Thursday night was attended by those whose resi- dence' was not far from the meeting place, tlje night .being cold and un- pleasant, and large numbers of Warnerifes being away. W. A. Buchanan, of Lethbridge, meaiber of the Federal house for this constitu- ency, was preaent, and after a gen- eral disciisslon-it was decided to form an organisation for the branch for the coining year's work. The follow ing is the list of the appointed, President, Chas Egan; vice-presi- dents, D H-Yates and G. W. Morton; secretafi ti eaaurer J L. west; cbm- A, P Veale, J. M. Murray J H S Gordon, G Rhodes, A. L. WfiyteTW Wilson, Carl" Johnson r t Shepard, C, L- Skinner, M. B Mangln, J-. T Qrady, B. C. Laing V W Fra'edrioli, G Guaseck, AV. B. Browne, A, G Johnson, AV. H. Soice, J Nopp, G M N. Johnson, Simpson, J A Pineau, T. M. Wil J IT Glynn, S Tcnney and A P. Murnhy Mr J L West, who has been sec- retary treasurer of this branch .since its formationr though not present, cama in for much praise for his effi- cient and painstaking services Mr Buchanan in a few ,wcll cliosen remarks, pointed out that ;-tlie Pa afternoon destrojed the] Wallace Ale building and rendered the pumping Cutchcon an American who has been engine worthless depriving raanj of servmg ]n the British armv in France then usual supply of water members of the Army fire is beliered hayo'started as tho result at carelegs handling Of "-Tavy club that the on' the Somme front between ipfantry, and aviation; corps, had a perfect war uiachine The Fnglish certainly to supenor advantage thiowin- and the use of the bayonet said he mint the advantage of the gasoline A new and larger building will be erected .by the -village at once; and an engine will be installed cap- able of n (mall electric j light plant at a Inter time i i VVarnef" spent a voiy cjuie' Christ mi's partly on account of the cold over tllfc German Ii 'he mat but chlellj heoause irianv of the citi i ter cl hurlmg the Domi) 1S to the zens have denirted to- spend Christ training received In plaslng 'mas elsewhere cricket Many of the colonial tioops I Mr and airs i G Johnson baseball and sk il lljst week on an extended Throwing n bomb (Minnesota Illinois, going b} ,s ab0ut tho stes of a len-on is of Winnipeg _ _ ___ for these men ground without..resistance at all. on frequent, occasions, often throwing away rifles and surrendering in squads. however, onenu regained his. nerve, and had since been' showing to better, advantage. .The JIofiB of rubber vine growing in the Bahamas lias been woven in Ger- many into the -lightest' textile yet that is suitableMor life prea- ing clauses" tp the temperance acts of, each province in order to abolish 'commission'' houses and to prose-! cute for ilquQr being kept In export; warehouses in each province, so that, failing legislation prevent- ing transportation of liquor into pro- where the sale Is prohibited, ci.tizpns secure liquor only by im- porting it direct from distilleries and brew eries in provinces. All .the sojernments of dry pro- vinces are represented by unanimous consent py f AV Tlavelle, chairman of the Qntauo board. For the teinpeiancQ forces Sir James Aiklns. j ill ask that" and express com- panles be prohibited from Jransmlt- money fiom province to province for the purchase of booze.' YOU MEN WHO GROW WHEAT Haye you ever thought what Your CV0jP means to Great Britain and Her Allies? Let us be in (he chain that is responsible for the trauspoi'tatiou of j our grain overseas. You (jutt it will pay yon to ship to a house who jiiiyfe their own export comiectionK. UH1 that next car to The United Grain Producers -limited- The.lntoilBe hqat developod by high portoi incandescent lamps-has led to the luYeiUtoii of a socket which is claimed to be jiroof asainst any lierature, ALBERTA WHEAT, OAfS, OPTIONS IN ALL MARKETS. V SERVICE UNEXCELLED. DAY NIGHT" "TWO PHONES D. E. 1620 GEO., MclVOR, J thefe would be market for Cana iian and American wheat, and conse fluently tlio farmers would be iinablf to soil tho they were now' ritalng. Tho Speaker urged'the com- to explain the objects of the A-1T nsrt of tlie s- E- 20 w acres rich bflttom Qne'pll. from Plnchar all fenced, large roomed WsBMii nut-gjiIUtaga, 50 acres broken, clear title sqitablii. %i' hog'farnilng 01 market gardening Price Easy f N W U W miles from Macleod. 80 sum- All fenced Clear title. Price Easy j S E U llt-8-26 W mil03 from .Macleod, 3 miles from sohooi 87 atuV 411 fenced, house and bam, clear title Price (ftfli S B H J7, W.' acres broiien 10 acres summer fallow. f Olear Price ?2'700' Easy N TV. flom Standoff Fenced and cross 1 fenced. 310 Broken- ICO >ore'< ready tor crop. lfiui buildings clear title Prlcp cash, balance arranged Snap E 38.8 37 miles from Oranum. 820 acres In stubble, can hrf ijl'. Fall buildings, house, barn, granary, etc. Fenced intj tfjfo Clear titlo. Price SENP Fpli MfTS OF FARM LANDS FOR SAUE. The Trnrtf friafantee Company, LwileJ _-._._., it AtnCBTA ;