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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE Eir.HT THE LKTHBJUnOE DAILY HERAT I) SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 1. 1919 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER Applications Are Front Holders Advantages for War Heroes. OTTAWA. Jan, ail- (ltd. both by the secretary treasurer vances of swd grain. arid re- and agent of lands, who wide by the then it to rhtef mstwUir cf Otfttitalon land afieucies at V05. who. i! he approves, the ta certain wes'ern ureas season of 3914-15 have live a amply thau six feet ajurt, vitli plants (our feet apart 111 tho rows. Tivis will ap- pear rather far ayarfc nt will be found uoue loo far when the reach full growth. In selectiug varieties of currants, care should be taXea lo obtain only those lhat luve been proved barJy I iiud goej yJeUers- grape, tiud White cherry, I'uiuberUui lied, Han- kin's KoJ, Victoria UeJ. ntwl UcJ Dutch reconiruentieu irlth Dowse- Oium for ion, Saumlcre, Topsy black sorts. Pruning should be done in ihe fan. With rod and white sorts tho best fruit Is prcxluced from the second yair wood. KPMOXTOX. Jan. will perhaps lead to (ho establishment one ol these days of a really (-onijileto and representative provincial museum has been started by the transfer from the basement to iho top floor of the legis- beglmUni: on the au.tual U is not proposed lhat -A voile c lion o! Alberta minerals IhouUl at ent be added la this exhibit, since there Is already such a collection in the mtnerflloslcal department oi tho university. .Should the .legislature sauction the exueiuUture ol tome uioiioy on tho creation maiuien- auee of a natural history museum. however, it is that tbe siv patlor display ot birils and animals at ths top the legislative buildings may become one of tho most jvopular indoor sights in Kdmmitcm. SURVIVORS LAND DEAL. England, Feb. la addition to the from the American sleaiuer I'iave, who wore laiuled here OTTAWA, Feb. cost of living branch, department of labor, reports that durius November there was a decrease in the prUu ot Hour, which, wliU other conditions, resulted in reducing tho average cost ol iiro- ducUoii ot brvad one-tenth o( u cent a pound from October Tho consumption capita was about Bread in tho lead- iug cities were as toHows: llalltm. lie; Montreal. He; Ottawa, lie; Tor- onto. Jlc, for tho one pound and a half loaf; Winnipeg, 7c (or Uia pound luuC; I'afeary. S S-9c (or tho ounce load; Vancouver Be for Um IS ounce loaf, CONSIDERATION Tommy (at Kci Cross concert) "What's'that mau got Ms eyes shut lor while he's he oait't bear sec us Opinion. takes lie note Ivincts'of this aatum 3be sflttterj then in a to purchase the j eJ froai he knows has j right cHss for his an'I In io-1 out of a total of apmox'oiaiely GCO.OOij'adTauced, the department interior has already collected in the r.eisbboriood ol 75 per cent. The jus- tification of ihe advances, however, fna iirtrtiably be hesc measured dow the fatt that the crop, grown from ibe seed advanced is estimated at about bushels of whMt, ilO.W-V 000 bushels oi oats'. SGO.OOO bushel? of bariey. anu ibis was a aHiwI need for great- fit. The benefit derived from tlie advance ts'not to be estimated the iininihifrtttf ret urns from lire sou-a duriiiK thai reason. As a remit ot" the assistance many FeUlers who vroulcl otherwise have been coinpolltst 10 give uj> were aud have heon enabled lo crop a very uc- .with the result that these' set tiers contributed hfrSviSy uda'5 cereal ptyors during the .sue- years c' the war. ilie revenue grain office the tlepanrrent the ialerlor is engaged in receiving and rocoriias upplications for ?eed grain for the coat- ing seassa fraiu of uu- patented Dominion uailur new system ivhii'h been put inio j cocdlttons oxistlng alter tho crop effect for this year's an J faUuro or 1914 it [alive building, ol the entire collection! after their ship broke in two last Therefore, the Hrst and peo j c-f stuffed birds ui.limls tliut has'uight, 29 hove bseu landed at Dover h" V'v': 1 wood should always bo left heretofore ornamented tho chief gamel nnd U is believed tint the remainder and the older growth removed. lllacX guardian's office. Thp sun parlor on I have been picked up by rescuo boats currants produce fruit on first year the fourth floor Ken given over I during tho night to be still aboard wooj so lhttl lhe WOCl1 to this collection, which now being Amoved Cleaving the shoots! arrayed fbr-better and more per- flf seaMJ.s curranU manent display. uiay be propagated from tultitigs tak-; appropriation by tho legislature at cost The mie o! Inicrts: on ad- vances Is 7 per cent. The govern- ment guaj-intees bank lor ihc amount cf the principle 5 cent. Interest only. Th-i1 under- takt-s tho collection and pJCCiTCs the; sum of uno per.cent, trora the gov- eminent on tie collections sttuully made up to the firti ot Jan'darj. AU the necessary recording, regis- tration, acd. keeping of reconis in conneciioa theei? edvar.ce? done at Otthiva in revenue EceJ grain office which is under jurisdiction of the controller of rev- enue ol the department of interior, lleorce E. Pope. It "will be recalled tbat under the reeled uttd may be- transplanted j nuaiber about jjpo. luch the foUowins spring. I fino exhibits GccseVrries recjuire greater feathered folk, aud xhan currants for lite firA two suns ihey are liable to winter until eslabllffhed. Covering the ;.-cung bush with straw srill generally] bs for winter .protection.! Szniih Improved. Hotiffhton Uowii- Ujj5 arc varieties that have proved fairly successful m the west. nre propagated from tne shoots tiiroim up durtng the These'should be dug up in the fall intl Iteeled lit until spring when they should be set out in rows about feet apart irith plums three feet them this morning in (he Downs, A tolegratn froai Dover said tlsat the eaolain and part of tlie wcw have landed at Kamsgate aud the remain- der at Deal and Dover, 1 HE PASSED Medical you any or- ganic t f sir. 1 ain't a bit mil- is also a endeavor to effect a saving ID dis iributioii acd collection U iJr-ciiled at a ccnferSace lielil r.t The instance cf Hon. Arthur Meigheu. niinister oi interior Kith provincial anil in to- operiticu the Canadian Bankers' Ihst the federal povcru- incat vrotud guarantee to the bans tlie payment of the advance mado to rj- for the Dominion government la coins 10 i lie relief of the settlera grain, and relief, not only making the advances to tbe tCklers on unpetcnteJ land, but also :o hoM- era ot. pateiued land. Contracts were made with' the Baskatchexvan auj Al- governments by waich tho Do- mlDJon government was pprniittesl 10 take security on the land, -which 55- fielders cf unpatcnted domiaion carity took priority over first niort 'Sands. I taxtjs, etc. While this How to Get Seed Grain I some diflicuHy in the beginning, it has now, it ;s stated, been .vorV.od apart in the row. Iti the fall the old wood should be cut out leaving the beat sboots of new wood for bearing j tbe following season. Winter protec- i lion ii supiiUed by bending caces and corering with six iucbes of eartb.j The varieties recoaimended are Her- bert, Early King, and Suu- bearn. Golden Queen is a -wbHc vari- ety which produces good fruU but re- iuires extra winter protection. Strawberries recommended are Sena- tor Dunlap and Bedenvood and, when given a little care, will produce a. crop almost every Some ofyths everbearing varieties .promise to be quite satisfactory in the west. The system in operation is thai the settlers make application to the ESC- xetary-treasyrer c: ihe Uiuuiti In vrltich he resides cr if ibe dis'.rict be unorganised to ibe provincial offic- er of Ihe department of agriculture in his district. Th? appHcatioa is veri- PROPOSED. SAILINGS From Feb. fi From New Feb. 12 ..i.Saxonia___ "From St.' Feb. 14 .Cassandra... From rVs-.v Feb. 17- -Carmanla... Feb. 1E.....Pannonia.-, Feb. 22 .RoyaljEcorge.. Mar, Mar. 10 Mar. 13 ___Ordurt. Feb. 38 ___Saxonia___ Liverpool LivzrpooJ G fa's go w Liverpool London Liverpool Liverpool Liverpool Liverpool Liverpool FarctianQ Prepaid .Tickets for Relatives tvnd Friends to ensure prompt cailicg. For all information apply to anv of onr to Company's Office. J SCOTT BLOCK- MAIN ST. Local Agents KARRIS AND ROSSITER Phone'1412 out satisfactorily. !Arrangenient3 have also been-per- fccted with the soldiers' settlement board ia connection with the advanc- es ol tdls year whtreby rctaraed st-I- clers can take advantage of tSesa ad- vances guaranlecd by goveni- ment THE SUITABILITY OF FRUITS FOR THE PRAIRIE v (Esperimental Farms Tne records of tbe Indian Head periniental Farm show that "with pro- THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA Head Office Incorporated 1869 Montreal Capital Autharlied Capital Paid Up Reserve Funds.................'............ Tota( Assets ..............I....'...... Over President, Sir Herbert S. Holt. Vice-President and Managing Director, K. L. Pease. General Manager, C. E, NeiU. Supervisor ol Central Western Branches, Robert Campbell. Special care given to Savings Accounts, Savings Bank Department at all Branches, A genera) Banking Business Transacted. LETHBH1DGE BRANCH.........W. A. PARKER, Manager MAGRATH J. K. ATKINSON. Manaoer CARDSTON BRANCH-------............W. R, McKAY, Manager TABER BRANCH...........G. Manager LESSONS FROM SPRING WINDS (By U. MotherweJI, late minister of agriculture for 1. Thai? conservation of soil mois- ture lo ibo limit -when not accojn- panied by some, form of soil conserva- tion itssll, soraetimes-TesuUs ia crop, soil -and everything being scattered to or by the four -winds of heaven. 2. That one ol the penalties of cJt- clusfve grain growing is Lfcc- ravages of wind on our fibre-depleted soils after ione; periods oE successive grain cropping and fallowing. 3. That to avoid this, some form per care otterjion a number .01 0( -binder- must be restored to the ,n it while aiming at this, arc cot ,to grow graS5 jul r kinds of bush, fruits ran be Eiraiiar lo what EaocessfaUjr on the western prairie iin its original virginity. That while seeding Uown to erass successful smat) fruit'fa a curator driftinr soils. pls.ntatir.n it is almost essential to! _i __ provide some kind of EheUer from the I prevailti.'E winds. A hedge of nize its caraganairtll be found 5. That a very eipedi- V'heye the sijc Eelected ent for seeding down (Iriftlnj; clay soil Eliould. have. a. norlnern may be routltl in s-owjl% wj t which will nave a tendency to cneck..... the growth in tiic spring and thus hold back tha bloom, preventinj killing by- late spring Jrosts. The land, aotected should he well rcanurecl and sutnmer- f a Mowed during the year prior. to planting. After the bushes arc set out the -ground should bo kc'pt well worfeeA by tho use of a one-horEO scuf- fler to keep .grasa and weetls an3 conserve the inoisture. Kert. white ami black currants should be planted in rows sot ICES COME TO BANFF WINTER SKATING CURLING CARNKML BOHSPIEL instead ctf spring wheat in the August o( ttie year the tend 'is fallowed; by deep cultivation of sueli land early In spring prior to seeding or" by spreading on Ihe'fallow plowing or six loads ot well-rotted manure to the acre to act as a olnder. fi. That' if no precaution is taken to keep heavj- clay fallow land from drifting in the spring, especially on ail spring, greater and greater damage is bound to ensue as Ihe year3 BO by. 7. That while various expedients to prevent wind ravages to crops mas- tide us over for a while longer, tho real cure is more grass, fencing and livestock, and more permanency in our general agriculture. S. That while the ordinary drag harrow is one of the most important, most despised and least understood of all farm it should not he used in the spring on soils'jiredis- jxwed to sjj] driftinc. GRADING OF ALBEFITA CIVIL SERVANTS EDMO.VTOX, -Ian. ol civil servants, as rzcomfiienderl by J. A. field, efficiency officer for the'prov- ince, n-aj under consfiler'atfon by (he Bovernraent on Tuesday. The matter of salaries for these different iradoz i has not corae before the ministers for ronsl.teratlon as j-et, and po.istbly wilknot (or several days. The basis on whirh the grading will be marie, providing there arc no pro- motions for special efficiency, will be over a period of four years, that Is, i the employee will liave to spend four i years in the service order to secure the maximum wage. There Is a maxl-; mum salary for each grade and It fs-i understood that each of these grades ;s again subdivided. The civil servants will know jnsl what salary Ihey are going to get. and their tncTease vrlll come' automatical- ly. The grading of the civil servants will he done by Mr. HeiiK continuous round of pleasure.' Bring ,votir Set Die ..himinitwl Tnlsw. .in Ilie Mwk Btilt-the Coftxittion of the Cf mini Queen. Knjoy a complete season -fc'o. Ith 15th -fun in one vreek it Ftr fwll Mrf W tny C, P. R. TfeVrt CARD WAS USEFUL Her name was Luiy and she knitted a pair of socks (o he sent pvcraeaa. j Sho put her card In ono of the socXs and in clus time a note camo back I from the soWler' to whom they had i been given. U ran: 1 'Dear I.ulu: Last April I received 1 a socks and In one ol iheze I found your card. Please send mo an- other pair. I ftel lhat 1 should have I a Statesman. A BARGAIN! Good Five Gallon Shipping Cans at Half Price A new can today cosls We have One .Hundred five-gallon cans lhat have been slightly used, but are absolutely, as good as .new, which we will sell for name and address painted on the can. This bargain will only last unlit February 28th. If you require a can, mail us and we will-have your can painted and ahlppe in the order we receive your order. If you are going to need cans this summer, this is a bargain, Crystal Dairy, Ltd Phone 1576 Bankin Service banking requirements may be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your 'disposal. THE .CANADIAN BANK "OF COMMERCE 1A Sending Money to Soldiers Those who have friend a or relatives at the front, may wish to send money, but possibly do not know the be st way to do so. If ,time permits, the safest and most convenient method of making remittances abroad is the Bank Money Order or Draft, as issued by The Merchants Bank. If, however, itii necessary to send money without delay, the Bank will arrange thia by Cable Transfer.' MERCHANTS BANK. PUBLIC AUCTION SALE INSTRUCTED BY J. S. STETSON THE UNDERSIGNED WILL OFFER FOR SALE HIS STOCK, IMPLEMENTS FURNITURE On WEDNESDAY, February 5th AT PORTEOUS AND TA1NTER SALE BARN, TABER gelding, 5 years old, weight 1500; r marc, 4 years 1300, 1 jjclrtJng, years oMT weight HOD; 1 tnare, G years olil, weight 1450; I mare. 11 years weight 1350; 1 team geldings; weight mare, 1 years, weight 1100; 1 mare, 3 years 1300; 1 mare, 2 years oin, weight 1000; 1 luare, 2 years-old, weight lOflO; 1 1-year-old horso colt; 1 1-yearold-. marc colt. 52 cows, fresh soon; 10 cows; 7_yearling steers; 2 2-year-oid steers; 7 2-year-oIif heifers. 15 head of calves; 1 Here- ford bull, 2 years old. This is an extra tine'hunch of cattle, and buyers should not miss this sale. IMPLEMENTS, FURNITURE, Dcerlng drill, 20 inch, double disc; 1 wagon; 1 Coclcshutt, 16 disc; 1 McCormlck mower; 1 Standard cream separator; 1 sulky-hreaWng plow; 2 sets heavy hr.rness; t single buggy; -1 set heavy hobsleigris, new; I fumed oak library set; 1 dining room set, walnut finish; 1 oak commode. 1 oak dresser; 1 brass hed, spring and maUrtss; 1 oak dinlns table; t Dellc Oak heater; 1 sanitary couch; 1 mattress; I "56-piece dinner set; 1'rangd, 1 kitchen cabinet; 1 kitchen tabte; 2 chairs; kUchen untensils, disbes, chains, forks, shovels, and various other articles loo numerous to mention, SALE AT TWELVE O'CLOCK SHARP and lurniturt cash; horses and machinery time 'will be given until October 1, 1919, on approved notes. Interest 10 per ctnt. 10 per cent, discount for cash. W. A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer E.B.TAINTER, Clerk Head Office :M6nIreat OF I.EIHBItiDGE BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, N'OBLEFOrtD BRANCH. CANADA. Established 1884. R. J. DINNING, V. A. F.BERLY, Actinii JMnafcr. M. A. KILPATRICK, Aclinj With Cash in (he Bank YOB Can Buy (a Advantage You know hov everything costs more when you have lo buy on credit. not practice for a II necxssaiy, open a Swings Account !n Ihs Union Canada, and vllh ths money In har.d. byy at Cash prices? Ths d'scounts will help lo swell ycuTbank tsbr.ct, ana you will have made a good slut tovardi OF CANADA LETHBnlOQE BRANCH A., Manager' CARDSTON BRANCH F. V. Crvers, Manaser BAROfJS BRANCH Orirfilhj, Manajer Lethbridge Iron Works Co., Ltd. FOR Castings and Machine Work REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. MAKERS OF ROLL AND PLATE GRINDERS LAND PACKERS ANti DEEP WELL PUMPS A TRUST COMPANY The average. Individual knows the many nervices per. formed by Trnsl Companies, and hov: great Is their Inlluenco for good in the community. Besides handling estates. Ihey manage property, collect rents, attend (o payment of Taics nnd Insurance Premiums. These and many other valuable the trust companies render, which enter day life of Individuals. Itenco (he Trust f.Yraipam-'cornea inoro and more lo (Hi that nlace In Die community to which Ihoy ore entitled by virtue of their varied form of usefulness. British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, ETC, HEAD OFFICE, 318 FITTH STnEtT 8. LBTHBRIDOE. ALBERTA PHONE THE STANDARD BANK OF HEAO CANADA TORONTO I. C. SCOTT. Mimier, r. F. BlLtlNGTON, D. ft. This Bank offers every facility in the conduct of accounts, ofmanu- facturers, farmers and merchants. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT every ip New Dayton I Jlli SUM I North. 4tti Avenue South. ind Stilling Coalhurst Alia, There's A Reason Why YOU should make YOUR WILL and appoint us Executor. Write us abort h. i. t The Trusts and Guarantee Company, limited CALGARY AND VETHBRIOCE, ALBERTA LETHT.RIDGE OFFICE: BANK Of COMMERCE BUILD1NQ, 1. W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. Publlo Adminislralor anrf Official Axlgnte for tht Judicial DistricU tt Uthbrldge, Maelcod, MedlclrW Red Deer, SteWer. ;