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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'HK H H'VIIA' HEKAT.-D FRIDAY, DECEMBER" INTEREST'TO THE FARMER! PERCHERON STEISON TA1TINGER DISCUSSES RED BOBS It Has Given Him Good Not Be Planted on Light Soil Growers at any time to iorui the sied. Vcr it the wcll-tao'wu seed a fact that lUs n inure his bait Plant Is to Produce seed. with KcV Boils, la cou- when it comep to a point where ;h a Guide 'representative moisture is lacking the plant will rush period ot .s only a ti' kernels. That ).i why grower of Clavesbolm, Atla., success i Guide rtpi sorao ot his experience with it. and .was requested to sei embodying those ei Guide for publication. 1s a caretut observer anil Etuiient ot, or Hea Mia on me same EC- J srowiug, as his letter EBOWE; "c Eavs j on dry or light soil. Beidg I may say I Lave .grown Red Bobs, J lt for se era! and it hss on heaTW for ue gfcd T> 11 ST" 306 Acres to Red Bobs u "the experimentalists In Manitoba I I havo been growlcg Ked Uobs for H BECK'S that Red Bobs has not done'several years, uud It has given splen- wcU; from tho start in Manitoba. It did results, so much so that next mav ulso to possible .Ibal it waa put Spring rwlllEOw 300 acres of It .and on market a few years too 300 acres.to Kitchener on lighter soil, that is before Us fyf 2 was fixed..The' My success ta Browing Hed Bobs may Irregularity in the' length of bu attributed to h'aving fairly heavy may be .gaunt i i a but its soil, and growing it on well prepared field ar.d Huaiily o' grain makes it summerfallow Red Bobs has out superior to many yielded Marquis on mi farm also la When it comcb to caoo ing a type of my nc.ehborhood on siml'ar most adir ed. as a whote for cultivation the three we P'airie provinces i Hero are the comparative yields on one -Mil no' mai" a mistake b> m> farm in on good summerfal Jtargui" V >e Red Bobs and low Kjtcneocr i roQnts and it! _ g-orn Tncre will pre-i dice yields; 1 may Eay i Ruby Marquis Bobs :jjut you knov.' that with Marqmo, as Kitchener Mtell as >ane 'as of grain Jlarquls 1'IG 308 POUNDS AT 20S PAYS OF AGE j An unusual indwell! of rapid growth snd fattening of a pis Is reported 1 ths OUu Experiment Station. 1 pie used iu experimental wort weighed 3.7 pounds at birth; at the tlrhe tbc teat was c'cmpleted the pig; was six months and H days ul uga and weighed SM pounds, makins aa averago dallv gam ol 1.46 pounas. At the weight of 87 pouuds the was staVteion a feeding test in which H gained 3.1 pounds daily. Besides rape pasture, the feed con- 14 parts and tankage eight, test Vas the pis readied a weight lot J25-pounds a ration "ot corn 13 .to tha much-abused jtarts, tankage 1 part: was .'.'J Trill say it should uotjjv 3rj33 Bulletin. Ohio Experiment V Yield acre E 3T bushels '44U 39. Daya Station. il AS LEAGUE CHIEF Non-Partizan Dictator to ganize (he Farmers Or- neceuUy purcnascti b> tha goveriuncut from W. S, Panbam Wayne, 111. S6 108 104 FARGO. K. B.-vA. C. Towuley has parsed out as supreme.dircctor of tho aSairs of the League In North Dakota, according to Christ ator, speaking as a representative of the State headquarters ot tho league. Addressing a gathering Npn-Parti- san League fanners at Langdon, Mr. said Mr. Townley.has eldcied 'taken for a perloa fo nls entire time engaged in f ve years as anv one jear may be tie.work organizing fanners to teristl s as to Meld matunty suo of iery favorable to any one of those Is ale5 ek to 1-ctii its -janetles and detrimental to tho oth at notch 0 hOT isc ic -a few rear c s TOU will a -very poor 'arapw as to tvpc i.ach ot these -arielies have Ih6ir 'merits, and produce good yields if ,_________ it is a fc 1! known fact grown in local! where soil and ch that praut shouM o rather must, mstic conditions are well adapted to he grown -There tno 'oil ard vhmatic tucm Either ono i ill be a failure if of North Dakota Succeeding Towuley. as the active head and directing: genius_-of... ithe 3EVEN-YEAR-OLD AYRSHIRE, YIELDS 'OVER UBS. Nancy PTiilehall, a seven-year-old Ayrshire cow, owned by, Middlesex aeadowa' Massachusettc, is Va latest Addition to tho achusetts, for J925, that itoo has hcon at Mlddlens JSiadona Farp. South LIucoln. Her twor com- pleted records average Iba. milk, 806.52 Ibs. Seven seed centres been 'cs- tabllahed in Alberta, arjd -15 other districts want seed centres establish- lass of the Ayrshire. >reed. havlngjed. The cost ot such a centre Completed a matura record of I around and includes an up to- lbs.; Ibe. fat. This liato cleanlug plant, ecord'places her iii place mpiig the mature animals "ol _t'ae'( Western has much lii jreed both in iilik ainl This omnleted record Is reraarkiAla ac- common with timothy, but will itand drought much better. It; does not ount fact that last yea'r this grow miicb, atter-grass, bulls a good ow completed a-Junior four-year-old icceiler, has fibrous roots awl be ecord of Ibs. milk, Ibs. easily gotten rid; ot. Tho of paslure on BommRr- fallow is ettectlvo in conCrolltnj at, "per" cent., this'record making "Her juulor four-year-old cham- in milk.production. Nancy Whitehall by J. A. Daltoii, Wisconsin. She was drop- led She chased at the first -Braltlebord shire Sale Kewtou drlttlngt Jiut Is only mois'ter distrlctsT in cry ulau fails to conserve enough mo't to glvb a good crop tho next' year. C McKllllcan._ _ _ Dominion. Government Recom- mended to Prepare for Youngstow n District (Calgary Albertan) veys for the huge irr. fn irriEatn i igatlon project area often CACC e new (.0 fitlTO tl fill I pr ce ind js o b- aci Jcnt his own locality Any one mar mi 11 a i fane teil most -Qi- Canada r? 1 In n lo I els to bo the right I but if otherwise 1 it Le place it is it Is a fii nrr For illustration "ai one p'anled Buby, v hie i is certainly a good tvheat Ih'the dry-: area of south or souui- prai IB or Jled Site or in Ihe tar norths no mindel n.an would cipect that .ellber one of these good 'make anything hut complete .failur ir the locali y each vanety Bhoild planted1'in'the most adapted feoil cannot srosr pineapples'or 'breDges in Canada', bnt.they are grown ea h iu a ilr iH 'should be planted or on light soil. Kitch erier. or. Jteil I'ifu should bo used. iAs Xon-Partisan League in North Dakota is William Lemke' of: Fargo, Attorney- General elect- He long has beer! as- sociated with Townle% as a member of the executive committee of tho Partisan league but It is .known In addressing.tho farmers In Langdon Mr said the league hereafter would be directed bs a state committee ot actual farmers Peters commissioner of Irrigation for] and that_ the_rarrnersi the government for this district woum Hire the'slate manager project was proposed by prom toiore the league s affairs haye oeen Inent Irrigationlsta some time ago, and directed entirely by Mr Townley as calculates to bring water from tlie president. Stable would be acres and It !s.estimated th'af this, area could be given-water by the proposed scheme-. If such a scheme could be carried out. It would be. one of. the.- biggest ,on tho cpalincnt. Mr. Peters .would like to sec a start made the sur .veys'! this year, and. is recommending to the deriartraeut at Ottawa that par- tUfl fiold this spring .ount oi' dominion gov> i irrigation In r In vield io the others accord g to its adaptability to that very cation COW. IN MICHIGAN .The thirteenth- cow, to make tbs of milk la a is Flint Paul-ne Mr, Miilalned that Mr osiicd by Elmcresi Stock farm of Townlej regarded his work In. North Cieo. Mich. 'Her owners, G. as ha.T.IB? completed He lane t Son; report that'she has corn- has trie Dominion government P H j n. _ t a OUawa Is a ouesllon a !-s L'l sun ey work to 'he Mh said he thfi af J '04.69 illtt Flint Ibs. Paul- it takes IhtJEc t: pleted a tear record butter, PJS m me is a daughter of the Elmcrest sire from. nerijuara Pauline "Fifiynlno days atter she freshened che made a day but ter a ot 7611 Ibs milk, SO 32 Ibs butter. Flint-PauUne.-was >bred by D D Aitken Prudent of the Holntein Fnesiau Association of Ain erica.'-This'is the first Michigan cow io'inake SO.OOOrlbs. ot miik in a year, io s" to rniture I icdjhls is the second 1 '00-lb JllchI BANKING BY MAIL TUB chief object of a SAVINGS ACCOUKT is to save and accumulate n furd foi unejfpected opportunities and for use in time of need Ilave jou some money put by for immediate.use in case you Thoae'iMngindislucts without the services of a-localbank can do their banking bv aa safely and' cntently as though done iu person. in Write for OUT booklet MERCHANTSBANK Head Office: Montreal.: OF CANADA. Established 1884, Central Qlfteiu ttpecially to hiatdlt tanking accnmfi 'EDMONTON BRANCH, i .1 4RANK CALGARY BRANCH, J H. W. NESBITT, Manigtr. LETHBRiDGg BRANCH, R. J. DINNING, Manager. town ofcr into -noiaing meetings with I chewan. cague membe-s for the purpose ot] rbe area whtcH would havo to be i explaining the new situation He in licated in the Langdpa address that Ihe "organization is sorely m need of finances Throughout Important TJon Bartl sau League councils of -worker held during the last three weeks incident to the strained financial situation In North Dakota Mr Townley has been absent Not until Senator Levangs statement was outside o thtt no artiva head of the work in this state .Mr. Townley the: Noa-Par- tl an 1 -eague aboui six years ago but on January- -1 next, the ne' aOmiriistratlon. is inaugurated.- .tho State Kousa of Representatives will be the 'forces, opposed to tho. Non-Partisan and. tho league .will hare- a majority "of -only one in the Stale Senate, Ic- BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST COT HEAD OFFCE; BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALBERtA 'AUTHORIZE D.TO ACT AS EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, GENERAL FINANCIAL AGENTS AUTHORIZED TRUSTED 'UNDER BANK- RUPTCYACT EXPERIENCE necessary for the success of any undertaking, great or small, particularly so in hanrlHng the affairs of others. Tliis Coriipany js qualified by twenty-five years of-successful experience in acting as 'Trustee in every capacity. WE EXECUTOR TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited XE RNE1.S A scrub sire Is backedyby'his tal only, a rare-bred thought ful work for generations. To a house withorit- a water an( sewage system, no Improvement 10 useful. Electrl6..1iglit.and may como next. Alfalfa grows In tne botlest ollmalo and in-the coldest, Siberia. Correaror.aeneo courses are being given Tiy tlie Manitoba Agricultura College in son management on forage crops, Is the machinery under cover? macblnes cost money those flp.ys Oood-care Iho life of atij farm CALOARY ALBERtA Hags ara primarily scavengers and as-sucfl vlll lurn practically, a the farm aucb as filti milk, waster grain, siops, ntc., Int profit. Much agitation Is being causct across tho Jlna In regard to tho.rals Ing ol a tariff against Canadian farm products. Farmers, hero must b c-cntinualiy on the lookout for fmtlie trado outlets. riga-ed to make the prof In this case It might come about that the province; BENEFICIAL ECONOMY All Canadians should that the ecoiv ornieis necessitated by the-war heiptd-paye way to Victorj1. Practise econohiy pave the way-to fntaie prospenty. A Savings Account is both a moral and a material k THE CANADLAN RANK OF COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND LETHBRIUGE BRANCH-r-E. W. EeiKa, Mnnsger. International Trade rjTHE success ot international rels- tionships 13 primarily dependent upon commerce between nations. Out _ Foreign Trade Department is equipped a complete.' world-wide service. icTi'c you to utilize our facilities. i ytinut Ear, Knr Toik. NEIGHBORING STATES EXPERIENCE; i tey work for irrigation projects UNION BANK OF CANADA Lathbridge Branch C. C. King, Manager Branchea alsq at Cardcton and Baron) 5n 'WesterfiVsoiith Dakota, which aa an annual, precipitation of around 4 inches, it has been found that-the.' ystem of- farming, that otters the reatest .possibility of a permanent r grieulture is crop pro with the raising1 I livestock Grain crops, in the avert J Be results vears shov' elults that'should.- be profitable. ut a slablo agriculture; baBcd-- on I rain prodactlon alpiio has not-been stannsned. This is owing to the act that the'average'Is made up iccefltngly heavy jields 'D a few ears- and lo'w. yields or failure in ither 'years 'rather than fairly good lelds each year. Grain farming has lot been able to withstand the reverse i if unfavorable years, which may ap-l pear iu succession, and to realizo the irofits ot good years'; The syaiem'and recom- mended are: (1) Keeping of .livestock o the capacity of ..summer pasture and winter feed; the growth 6C cultivated anuual such as corn, [or winter feed; and (3) tho growing of small grains following, tho corn without plowlug. ..The system may be raoiliflcil as local or individual condi- tions warrant Jhe growth' of alfalfa for liay or aeed, or the growth of a larger acreage of wheat or ottier grains. Habits The care given lo'a'.colt during the first year of Its Ufa largely decides what sort of a borse.hr: will-bo, lie should never be ollowod to have even z short period of InsufUclent feed, as I If onco stunied he will never make up the losa. Fineness of Hrab Is an important characteristic of a typical dairy animal aa compared with tho maaiiveness of beef stock. Light fordquarters and finely developed Unite, with a large and well-dellned escutcheon, a long switch-like tall, and a fine, silky, and clastic skin, aie all essential poiuta to look for in a typical dairy cow. Cican the seed grain1 thoroughly. jThe fanning not only I rnovo many noxious weed sesdn, hut will also remove iho small an'd shrunk- en seeds which frequently carry Iho germs 61 ___ NTr (s. a hjhil easily O but difficult to relinquish. !Thosavjrig habit is Justus c.nsy Io acquire, arid, once formed, not readily given up. Our Savings helps to male it easy for you to become thrifiy, THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA Clpltal, Pnrplirs PriSU T. K.-LOCKWOOD MAHActn I3ril STHEET NOBTI) G. E. BLETCHEr) V- MANAOcn AVLNUE SOUTM P. BILLINGTON MAMAOER DRANCMC3 L. G.THOMAS MAMAOEJI C04UJUR5T BRANCH B, MAIIACM CpAl.OALF. c. T. McKINNON MAHAOOI B'JRDETT BRANCH RNIA YOU TO A WORLD OF INFINITE BEAUTY AND CHARM V Ahierica's Winter Playground Outdoor life ideal during the. months.' An endless variety of h'ealth- .ful recreation, pastimes and toui's. Hotel and'housing -ac-. conimodations ample and reasonable. .The Direct and Pleasant Way to California Is sVia the THE PICTURESQUE COLUMBIA RIVER ROUTE When you arrive at Spokane you are in the big Union Station of the Union Pacific system, and your connection is immediate and .con- venient. No transfer., Our travel accommodations are somplete and comfortable. Arrive Spokane from all Canadian points......... 835 p.m. Leave Spokane tor Oregon ahd California p.m. Arrive Portland Ltnton Station...................8.15 a.m. Leave via Southern Pacific 8.40 a.tri. Arrive SHIT, Francisco 6.50 Arrive Los Angeles............................. a.m. Plan youi- Winter Trip NOW. Let tig prepare your itinerary, make your reservations, deliver your tickets, and supply instructive California litera-- ture. A rleasant variation from tlio all-rail trip to California i :ls tbo Ocean trip from Portland to San Frpnelsco Sailings ou the "lioso or "AlaskaJ1 every day. Perfect connection In Portland. Let us tell you about It, LJ.CANFIELD General Agent. Calgary, Alberts. WM. McMURRAY tieneral Passenger Agent. Portland, ;