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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE ;E1G11T THK t^^'rHBRtDOE,J>AlLY HERALD Hog Raising Is Ve ry Pf&fitable FRIDAY. KBBRiJAl\V i, if 18 Vlctorln, \l. C. Feb. t.~BHtisU Col' uijibia's sh!|ibtiil(lln$; iirbRrnm Is lo bo uugmenlcrt by \\\^ cunstnictlon oi forty woqrten ships'ugsrogiitlng � total of H0,000 tons. Twouiy "f those ships win be built In Vicioflii by n ayndlriite of capitnllsta headed by J. G. Price, J president of tho CamerdU-tienoa Mills I ShipbuUdors. Umltbd. the now ship-I building conuern to be. known nn.Vlc-I toria ShIpbulldInK Co.. hM.l whllo tho \ remainder will ,be iiandled by tho Uritlah-Amarlcan Shtph'dldlnB nnd Euglnooring Compftny. Ijiralted, whie)\ concern hiul secured the loftse ot n shtpbuUdlnK'slto on the old KltsUano Indian' Reserve at Viiiicouvor. The larger coinpnny is' beaded by J. A. Sears ot 'N'nncouver. Tipj raising bogs has for long been one o( the most prolUabls branches of the farmins Industry In Western Canada. At Oio pre-ient time the returns from hogs are grcttter than over, while the growin;: bortage of meat ail over the v.-brUl .ensures a safe and iirolltable rg,arket for many years to oome. .Vo'where :�re Die returns safer and greater ;than in Western Canada, where the land Is cheap, where feed crops can * ifce raised In .'vbundance. and where ithe climatic rnndilions are such as to ireduce the risk of disoa.se to a min;-mum. No cI.iSR of stock brings re-itHrns more qiiiclri>duce spltiidid pork and 'bacon of excellent flavor, which al�ly3 commands the top niarkei price. For growing hogs therq Is no s*iperlor food than Western Canadian oats. whKh weigh np to 52 pounds to the bushel, and contain a large amount of 'njeat-and-a comparatively small amount of hirtl. Kor fattening purposes, barley is chiefly relied upon, and there Is no doubt that, apart from the weight of the hull, harley grown In 'ft'cstern Canada Is equal In food value to corn. y and produces a superior quality of ^nieat. ^ � A typical example of the success-ulhog breeder of 'Wqptern Canada Is K. H. \Vieneke, of SJTony Mountain, ' Manitoba. Mr: '^^'ieneke has been associated with hosr raising practlcal)y since the day -nf his birth ntty-flve years ag^ In a log hut in Iowa, when ho.t: raising was In Its Infancy In that part of the .State. The farm on which the hut was located could then have been bought for SG an acre, and. he says, "it Is but one of hundreds of corn and livestock farnis in Iowa that raise corn and sell hogs." in hog raising in V.'estern Canada. In I'lC fall of IflOS he decided to ^oma to Manitoba, because, to put It in his own words, "I thought hog raising wguld be more profitable there thaula tho more densely populated farming coranaunity of Iowa, which proved to be true.'' Since locating in Manitoba he has been a regular attendant and ex-hibUor at the International hive Stock Show at Chicago, and has won the Orand Championship over all champions of other breeds in the brood sow classes for three years in j succession. ICvery time he (has been., there he has met some of hie old friends who would Invariably ask him Itow he achieved his success In  raising hogs without corn. To this' question he would invariably reply. "You fellflfws feed too much corn That ia why you always have to be on the lookout for large sires to keep up th** �lz� and' stamina of your herda. Our feed Is the kind that pro-ducaa good starchy pigs, with plenty? of ham and a deep side of bacon, which you cannot get by feediiig corn." In addition to winning the Grand Cliami)ionshIP| Mr. Wieneke has aftoi woa thlrty-fout'" champion honors at twenty-four ot the best shows in Western Canada.' ' farmers who breed the quick raa-Kurlng and easy keeping kind .get i their surplus on the market at about five i.o seven,months of age, and they are invariably sold before cold weather. One ot Mr. Wfeneke's neighbors sold his 1916 plga In October, realizing about $20.00 each for them, and he fed them but little grain in addition to good pasture and mangels. That was last year. This year the market Is much better, and considerably . higher prices have been - -....._______/-___1-_____I____ realized. ~ ,�. � - , Barley, ahorts, br^.n, ond mangels, with skim milk. Mr, V.'icacke considers an Idea! ration tor .growlne pigs',, and barley ajid. wheat-ted. or flndly ground screenings, with a few mangols. make as'good a flnlaher as can to had in any country. All these can be produced cheaply-and abundantly In the Prairie Provinces. He always trios to have plonty of pasture, and finds that fail rye maSes the best Jn thft fall and early spring, but for the rest of the growing season alfalfa is the best. lit, 1916 he had a field of alfalfa which averUfed four and a half tons to the acre, and which was cut three t^raes. ro'r,^ those who have no alfalfa he recom-' mends h. mixture of barley and ryo sown at different times, during the summer. He also feeds cbopiied rye to pigs of all,at;es and grow'n hogs varying as to the age of the animal, and finds it one of tijo best feeds, to produce growth .vid V.i'.Tsric! Hog raising has been making lilg mono.v for many farmers in Western Canada this year. To the small farmer they are indispensable, affording hiai n steady Income. Every week prices are rising, and a few Instances of sales made by farmer^ in Alberta this year will be lllumiuat-ing. Ill .\pril last a liumlier of farmers of Bon .\ccord. .\lbsfta. rlubbeil together and shipped a car containing bogs, weighing .IT.-tOO. on which they realized $U,r''6r{.Sl. after payment of .'rcigh! and"'e.tpenses. In' Juae a farmer of CrosSfield. .Mberta,; shipped a car ot S;( ClovolAnd, Ohio, V'ob. ApC.. frAK. tiuiUonbiiip, forntor Sffclal-^ 1st candidato fpi- tiinyor ot knacht, �tnto seorotary, nnil Charloa Raker, state organizcff � of the Socialist party; convicted ^; in fodornl court of linniperlng *>.^ tho army draft li�w, were taken : � > �300,000 FIRE. Harrison, N. J., Feb. 1.-KIre today ^lostroyed the plant of tho Driver-liBr-rts CompaiU', which was engaged in ilianufucturing wire .specialties, tor use in'war work. Tho prcJperty loa?fis es-;tlmated at $300,000. Invostleatlon as to Uic cause of the blazo ^was begun Ijy the nnthorltlos. ------------:_:v:-i.^- G.T.P:mNi lillNGE Prince llupert, D. C, Keb. 1.-W. V. Hlnton, who Is here oh his way to Vancouver, says the Grand Trunk Pacific will spend. $250,000 in Prince Unijort this year on a brick railway station lo mtset all roqulromcntR for ten years; iriftchlno shopsi, and round house at Cameron Cove oiid a tboua-iind-fool wharf, hun peace unacceptable ~ !> to moscow russians t Polrogi'iid. Jan. Jtl.-The ; Moscow 'council ot workmen's .' and r.oldlors' dolcgatos has dc-j clnrod the Gonnaii peace pro-poHiils unacceptable nud has suggestod that the council of national conimiasioners organize n Socialistic army to ti^t against German Imperiallaiu. 'W'AIACM .P.V^ij-- I. � ' ^ '- '\'ancouver. Feb'.' 1.-^The antl-pro-hibitiou element in the coiivenfitin of the Briti^U CoUimlua Federation' of Labor, �which ha.^,0^eei]i in session hei;e. all week, returive^lo:tVio charge thin morning, alespiteTit]|>e ta^ct that they were defeated at -Hk? sessfon on Tues-llay morning. "Today the delegates ot the ^Brewery 'Worliera Union presented a resolution fiivoririg the'government tillowing be^r containing two and a half per cent of alcohol'; by \Keight, alid light wines to be' disposed ot. The � resolutiofi^' committee recommended tliitl th'is' proposal not adopted and this'V'Arrled on a vote of forty to thirty-tw'o*. NDUSTIL CHALLENGE H ,AIL �SS MONDAYS IJ??!^^ "W'aahington, Feb. 1.-After a con-| farence today betiveen Director General McAdpo and Fuel Administrator Garfield there Ware strong Indications that the heatless Mondays might be abandoned after next .Monday, Febru-, ary 4: It was considered that the fuel problem had become purely one of transportation. The order giving trans-fortation preferences for coal for domestic consymerK. ships and certain classes of war industries. Is expected to be continued, however, and itself wUl serve to leeep many of the less essential industries closed on Mondays. s EIS In his clAsing remark.-? at the Forum on Sunday. Jan. 20, 1918, Mr. W. A. liuclianan made this .statement: "Some of these radical proposals may have to be used In the solution of some ot the problems that arise at flie close of this war." " T. Rdwin Smith in his address to the Forum,oil Sunday, Feb. ;!. 191S, will f^ke this remark as his starting point and discuss some ot the step.s that must he preliminary and preparatory to such an event. His argument is that those who are most anxious to. inaugurate radical and revolutionary policies should begin now to lay their plans that when this great opportunity is presented to them they "make good on th� job." His subject iB "The Induslriftl Challenge." �  � Quebec/Feb. 1.-An actliJn, ihje like of which has probably never'before been taken in civic courts, wa�:Insti-tuted today in the .superior court. Mr; Alphonae Germain of Quebec City has entered action for $199 against one, Patrick Ryan, a railroad employee, vdiom Germain charges with ilnsult and yile attacks on the French-Canadian lace, in a public p.lace, iBilly Sharpe's Smoke. Shop r on St.;-'John street, this city. Mr. Germain e.xplain-od that he took the aelion notjjo get the money fyom ftyon but ta.-have liini ; Calgary, Feb. 1,-.Tlie 50th Battalion ot Calgary has beemawarded the'privilege of using the .title-"Royal"''in recognition of its services in' the field. It is said of this, battalion that it liaro-test iigainHi th(� nHopqi jillstroatement ot Quebec by tho rei.S,�l-Cj^nstdu,'? ANOTHER list of Qeia% Groceries which wilj in: terest and assist the economical housWeeper to do her Saturday shopping. 20c 25c 40c . Fre:ih . Rhubarb. per lb........... Ripe Tomatoes. per lb,....... .....V. Hot House Lettuce. ^C- per lb................ 03C Bananas. | O 1 _ per lb.............. 162V. Oranges, fancy navals. OA^ per doz. 60c, 70c and.. O'JC Aunt Jemina's Pancake OA- Flour.'............... uUL Pulled Figs. | PA 4 lb. b6xes .......... ! JW Salad Dressing without OC_ oil, per bottf*........OOC Evaporated Loganberries "JC i Per pkg..............honfls 1453-1365 Ladies Can Get The Most Stylish Made-to-. in Lethbridge ''E have a very fine large showing of new spring materials, and our cutter and designer from New Yorfc will be glad to discuss the new styles. Fit and Workmanship Will Be Rmt F rfHAFI I THE TAILOR Fancy P^a*. special thl� week, 2 for............*luC Egg Noodles. Per pkg. ....... Coffees, Our Own Blend 3 lbs. for.......; Tea, Kerr's Special Per lb............ Libby's, Sweet Mixed Pickles In bulk, per  pint ............ Dutch Tea, RusKs. , Per pkg. .. .i.... Table .Raisins. -Regular 2Sc per lb. On sale this | P week................ 1�9C Brand's Tomato ^oup in ^\ms, regular 50c can. On OC^ sale this week....... OOQ Brand's Beef Tea. Larfte' OA-bottles. Thic week____aVC Ginger Marmalade. OCi. Each ..... ODZ Pineapple .,Mfarmalad�. QC*. Each) OOQ Clarke's Pork and Beans 1 Each................ lUC Sweet Potatoei, OC - In tins ;............... LOQ Shrieddcd Codfish. ' Per pkg............... IDC Lowney'8 Sweet Chocolate _ Powder, Yz lb. tins 25c Donaico Tea, 2!^^ lb. pkg. | -a A On sale this-'week ... l.lV Semolina. * | P Per pkg............. lOC Tuxedo Coffee. il C ,� Per tin.............. 4DC Home Made Cider Vinegar, '/a gallon Perfect Seal. OC - Each......r......... JDC GEO. ICERR & CO. " BottBP" 99 Used by an first class Hotels, Restaurants and Dining Cars throi|ghout the~west. Inspected products of deARE RIBS Every Tuefc & Fri. Eat Fish for Heatth and Ecoi J::^#>^;;�iilJ: , Canadian Food Control License No. 1455; main market-srd'aVe. BogrH phones 413 & 13n r dominion. market - CoN.; W X AVE, * �tH st. 8, phone 16m palace market-13th 8Tc, nI phone 43J 363? ;