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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta f PAGE EIGHT THE LRTHnRlDGK IMItY HE|IALD SATURDAY, FtiURl'AHY.-2. AW OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER A *ine Sern^5 Economy �* O * \> �> O C- q O  �  ? * * * ? FINAL FIGURES FOR ACREAGE AND YIELD TURAL PRODUCTS 1917 ALBERTA AGRICUL- *� * * Cro,^ Spring Wheat Kail Wheal .. Oats . .Harlcy Hyo .. Peas . Mixed (..rains . . rinx .......... Potatory ....... Turnips. oN\ . . Hay ami riovrr Fodder i'orn . . . Alfalfa ........ �f i 4 � 4 * 1 * 1 * 4 h 4 % 4 4 � Yir-bl VH�r Tola! Ari-a At IT ViiMd Anv.- Hush. lilt sit. !.ft.'.!t.!�0p :'.4.'tn �'�**()) :.n,sst' L'ti.."iii h;i;',.Hi�n 1 7. :;i'.4uii .i~ "-_.>.*� t'.lS.7oi'" K'.fl.Si'tt 7."n '.'Vs.t'.oo 4S.!�17 i :> i. 4 7.4"i�.'�' in.�M7 ions 1.4s 7:ii�.4�m) 4. non :: 1.3 ft; �;4.40t� PLAY THEIR PARI 'THE USE OF BARNYARD 1 i HENS NEED FRESH AIR Ventilation in the Poultry House an Important Factor in Winter Egg Production Of production i wIiom ivipiir Pure air i> as lunv^-ary .or fowis as i Iran water and good fi-ed. Wjmm> Hons .;:�.' confined to hadly vomilai-vl injures in uiiuf'r rliry lost1 vitality. prodiR**"1 ii-v.vr f^ps. ami often hecome sick and stop layinA- Ciond vent ila-lion is needed also to keep the house drv. When the circulation of the air itr a poultry lion^e "s poor in cold weather, moisture roller:s on the inside of walls and too:'. Al a i"ri". ;:iup temiierature. Tinder such condition.-*, ilieri* is a rapid accumula-tion of "frost" on these ' lie VTloiIU >d lor iho >uc-ecssful nros-'r-ii !(>!! of i!ie Win: it nia;-ard manure but also that dition of the la^ii ha* been greatly improved, makinu the formation f a' 'mulch aft*1!* Sliding and upon sum-, merfall'uv a siiiiplt* operation. tlienM,;. That the fanners of Allierta can tie ! reiicd upon to do their duty at a'l j times, has again been proven by their j action at their last annual convention ! on the question oi' greater food pro-jdmtion. Without discussion and wlih-! out a di-sseming vote, they adopted 'the following resolution, which speaks ; for itself. 1 Whereas, from the reports which 'have reached us from time to time re-j gardine the food situation in the al-' lied countries of Western Kurope, it ; is evident that the people of these �countries are in danger of a serious : (ooil shortage in the near future. ' And whereas, owing to insufficient ships to convey foodstuffs over long ! distances, the sources of supply are ' limited to Canada and the luited i States. Therefore, be it reso 1 ved ihat we. limed Fanners of the Province of Alberta, in convention assembled, here-� ji.e t.ire ourselves to do our utmost . to promote as far as possible in our ; respective distficts the cause of great,-surtaces. i or t-00^ produciion both of wheat and i meat. Lie i: further resolved, that whiio 1 we believe that greater results would A very fine se;-!ium * as recently given by Uev. Mr. Inglis a! Spring I'nulee oh the suV�jeet of National Kro-nomy. The Herald re-produces extracts from the,sermon as follows: The. story from which my text is 'taken lends itself to a variety of treatment, but it is my intention to eon-1 tine myself to what 1 conceive to be the leading idea of'the story, an idea which will tarm the burden of my appeal today. * .lesus knew what p.u-erty was. Me knew what it was to have others depending upon Him. The luxury of Phe upper class was a,- .lesus as it is to* us. To sec how keenly Jesus felt this, alt thai we need to: do it to read the story of tin1 rich man I and l.azarus. The rich man was noi | condemned because of his riches, net- j jlher was the poor man saved because of his poverty; but the rich man was condemned because he failed to meet | the need of the poor. people voluntarily cut down on their consumption. Australia has about . latUIOO.OOO bushels, but the distance ts ;^ so great, moreover there are not the ships to'eurry it. India and the Argentine have sufficient: but on account, of the distance and the lack of ships ; the allies cannot have access to those j stored. All the stocks held in reserve j by other countries are nearly exhausi-1 eil. Canada is the best off of all Cue i countries at war; hut we have tne ! British navy to thank for thai, As a ! people we have done much in the past, i luit, the future wilV, make heavier de- v ? ? ? V '7* TOO HIGH AN ESTIMATE Washington, iW 2.-.1". W. Powell, vice president of the ttothtahoni Shipfjuilding �!om-imny, Limited, which has many government whip contracts, told the senate investigation committee, that. American nhipyardw will tli> well to produce 3.000.-000 tons of dead weight shipping this year. Shipping board officials have estimated the output at 4.500,000 tons. ? ? ? BOLSHEVIKI TAKE STRENUOUS STEPS 1 Bolshevikl the Petf(�- V V much a problem to ( mands upon us. JC may not be what i we are accustomed to. but our volun- I Lesson of Economy The lesson that .le.-us desired to teach in the story v.-as *hat of economy. ; In the Knglish language we have given this word a meaning which it has no right lo bear. In our use of it. it always signifies sparing, or saving; but that is a wholly barbarous use of* the word, '^barbarous in a double seme I ; says John Puskin. for it is not English it is bad Ureek in its worse sense." Economy no more means saving money than it means spending money. It means the administration of a house, its stewardship, spending or saving either money, or time to the host possible advantage. I clearest definition oitiy whether public, or' private, means the wise management of labor. Ap- j plying your labor rationally. Preserv- j ing its produce carefully. Distributing i fary sacrifice will be a powerful factor in winning the war. Conservation All our leading men are vmphusiK-iug the necessity of this. If on the one hand, the* call is to produce more. ! on the other there is the call to eon-� serve. .Many are beginning to wpn- der how we will meet our obligations ins a nation at the end of the war. I am not greatly concerned about that because what we are spending in the war is not to be compared to what we wasted in times of peace. An organization is at work whose aim has been to guide public, thought along this line, and conserve our nat-! ural resources which are about the | greatest in the world. Hut what good 'have they been to us. From lt>l�. to ; !!>l.*i the average fire loss in the Mo-minion' was 1M U million*). In 1JH0 i! was ^u.JOO.000 and the figures of PJlfi will be exceeded by ll'17. It. takes selves about the fragments. Waste is always criminal, whether it be in public or private; but at the-present it is sinful. .It jh depriving those brave men of the necessities they so much need to carry our cause to a triumphant, issue. London, Pe�>. 2.- The government, according to grad correspondent of the TimeK, has adopted another method'' to compel � I foreign governments to recognize li. The Rolshcviki are refueling to permit BritiHh and other foreign ombaflnies and consulate to draw on a ulna deposited In itussian banks until the Hoi shevlki government is^altowed to hav complete disposal of Rusftiau funds m the Bank of England. MILL BUKNED Baltimore. Md.. Feb. ? - Eire of an MpeaKing on the same iinestion re-(unknown origin last night destroyed r the office building, mill and other be- cemly 1 Lloyd (Jeorge said: "Have money; save food; save in energy. Save in luxuries; save, in labor. To win through, you must last out. (let the slogan for 1918 be "Stop the waste, gather up the broken pieces." property covering nearly nn acre longing to the Wnlbrook Mill Lumber Company. Loss about OOP. . and uTenally itIu> ]itIer on tho Hoar. if barn-! lf t!u* lloUfe 1101 overcrowded and l\ "\ n_; is insufficiently ventilated for only a ....... I day in cold weather, nn great harm :s be obtained it" some kind of assurance J runs down the walls ami trickles from j r0uld be given of permanence of First the air in the building j pn^os. especially of live ho^s. and some kind of protection against violent fluctuations in prices, (both of which we deem to be reasonable and feasible) y.et in view of the statements of the food controllers .of both Canada In an overcrowded house con- jaml [ho f^ted State* that this protec- douf ot ili;ions become insanitary m a tew hours. Even in a house properly stocked conditions at the end ot" one day of impure air are noticeably bad", and. un}'j>^^ promptly corrected, ^row steadily worse. t j tion is impossible, we are prepared, for the present at lea^r. to withhold judgment on this matter. Be it further resolved, that we !v-I Move thai the practice of docking ; smooth hogs weighing more than | pounds is detrimental to the cause Regulating Ventilation Ventilation to provide pure air and j [,� greater food production, and we dryness in a poultry ho-useiis simply j would suggest that, the executive of a matter of keeping doors and win-itbis association present this matter dows open as much as is necessary ".oit0 lUe t-0Gd controller and to the live . keep the walls dry. Few poultry keep-; ers have imy difficulty in this until j the temperature* goes low enough ;u : freeze water in the bouse. Then the 'tendency is to close doors and win- stock commissioner of Canada with a view to having i\ higher limit of weight placed un smooth" hogs by the packing companies. Be it further resolved, that the executive endeavor, through the proper channels, to have the representative of the Dominion live stock commissioner on the various markets of the country appointed arbitrator to determine the on light pigs, stags and aged sows. increasing w a t e; -holding -apaci'> the ?oil. Barnyard Manure vs Green Man- u ring Tn this e>.p.�: iue-in barnyard manure, applied tificial heat or special provision to as Fhown in fh� a^iu ;?1 .""I' "shenes which problem, in other words it is simply | arc almost nnhnuted; hut to what ex-a case of production, conservation-ami !tt,nt J� t,s:h/?oiuf u*etl m 1 ^ c:omi; dNtribiitioii 1 lry* e tubing business on the Great Prod Con : Lakes is almost controlled by C.S. 1 do not think "hat we need em- IJlrms an,i \'0 Vev cent, of the total Phasi/.e that this in the past has been ! caU'h lm(ts Its u'a-v acI'0^ the line-too much, regarded. !' Stock Distribution : We have not.been getting the most I 1 b^Meve this to be the duty and that out of our men, and our country. There i function of the government. This is j has been a tremendous amount of I a vital part of cvonomy. I think theij waste, in the way of material and men. j time has come when the government Tin's doesn't apply merely to our farm- j should exercise its great power to seel ing communities, though it includes j that all get fair play and justice, them. Labor in the past, has been ' Doubtless you will think 1 have concerned with getting* rid of bad ; wandered from my text, that in rFality debt^ and of keeping body and soul , it was unite supertluous. Hut 1 think together. I hit the day lias come, when ! not you will recall that .lesus had per-\ve must look at this in the light of1 formed one of those great- miracles.! the world's need. ; tie had o.otm people with two loaves Before next harvest the allies will ; and three small fishes and with His need about Co million bushels of j ustial 'fhoughifulness said: "Gather wheat. The question arises where are; up the broken pieces that remain over; they to get it?. Canada has on!}" 11 P.- j that nothing be lost." If Jesus had ooo.nuo bushels for-axporc. C.S.A. has 1 not spoken. 1 have no doubt the poo-, only what she will require unless the 1 pie would neve;- have bothered them- PROSECUTE SUNDAY OFFENDERS Victoria, B. C, Feb. ^. -Wordy warfare has be.on aroused between Attorney-General Farris and Mayor Todd of this city over the enforcement, of the Lord's Day Act. The attorney-general, who has been accused of withholding his sanction for prosecution of near beer vendors, says that it will he the policy of his department to enforce the law fully and all offenders of a given class will be proceeded against without discrimination. We have moved,to 403 5th St. S., formerly occupied by Strong 6. Dowler, and will be pleated to meet anyone interested in tractors or plows. McCLENAGHAN & TAYLOR 15-0 GENERAL STORE 1 Top dressing*with th*fc spreader on grain six in: hes high has given an increase in yield l�m Cnis ;~ almost itn-pracc'iahje ;!;e difference has not been sn great as :n warrant n. When barley is bei'.tj: -own on sutu-merfallow it is limvn m be best *to i inches high. In ilie ruse of oat>/};un"i\ bv app vmg .*, , - , , . , - ill- 1 general v mild cotton cloth is some- on t[v not suited to the elimate. Male Birds Need Special Care The bens of all breeds, having smaller combs than the males, can stami much lower temperatures. As the proportion of females to males kept is usually about ten to one it is not economical, under extreme weather conditions, to regulate the house to suit the males. When the house as oper- j ated for the hens is too cold for tho male put the males temporal place, or to put them at night in small coops in the same hou-c. As a rule, f the occasion to do this arises only a few times in a winter. be ^milt in Canada go through the imperial munitions hoard, of *?hich Sir Joseph Fiaveile is the ehalrman. t | Lemons Beautify! Make Quarter Pint * % t X t v uk, the usual practice is either to j y the males temporarily in a warmer i Ji of Lotion, Cheap | *** Wash That Itch Away There is absolutely no sufferer tront eczema who ever u^ed rh" simple wash O. I). T). and did no. feel immediately that, wonderfully ralm.'eool .sensation that comes when tp.' itch 3s taken away. This soothing wash penetrates the pores, gives instant relief from the most distressing skin diseases.-J. D. Higinbotham & Co., Ltd.. druggists.-1 Advertisement. RAILWAY CONTRACTOR DEAD Vancouver, Feb. 2. -Samuel New-march died suddenly at his residence at H��:�confiMd thi:-: morning. Ho was born in Montreal but has been in Win nipeg and the wo.h for many years in railWLy construct ion work, He was superintendent of the gang- of construction men sent from Canada to! and complexion lotion at about the What girl or woman hasn't heard of lemon juice to remove complexion-blemishes; to bleach the akin and to bring out. the roses, the, freHhncss and the hidden beauty? But lemon juice alone it; acid, therefore irritating, ami should be mixed with orchard while this way. Strain through a fine cloth the juice of two fre^h lemons into a hottie containing about three .ounces of orchard white, then shake well and you have a whole quarter pint of skin WHAT FOR MER H EA LT H COMMISSIONER KERR SAYS "As Health Commi.ssioiw of the Ci1y of Chicago. I was importuned many times to recommend different medicines, mineral waters, etc. Never Vet have I gone on record as favoring any particular remedy, but. 1 feel that, in Nuxated Iron an exception Should be inad*' to the rule. I ha�ve taken Nuxated Iron myself''and experienced its health-giving, .urength-buildinb effect, and in the iiiti-n-^is of (he public -welfare. I feel it my duty to make, known Uie, results of its use. J well past my thrt*c score year:; and want to -ay that I believe mat mv own great physical activity is due ,jnr,%ol.. today to my personal use of Nuxated Iron, and if my endorsement shall induce anaemic, nervous, run-down men and women to lake Nuxated Iron, and receive the wonderful tonic benefits v.nich i have received, I .shall feel greatly gratified that I made an exception io my life-Jong rule in recommending it. From my own experience wili: .Vu::nled hen, I feel that, ii is such a valuable, remedy that it ought to be used in every hospital and prescribed by every physician in Mi In country." Form'T Health Commissioner. City of Chicago. construct the road Kussia at Kola Kay, cost one usually ^pays Tor a small jar of ! ordinary cold cream. Be sure to strain XOT1-; Nuxated Iron, which Iwm been used by Form--r Health CommhHionte�dy, dependable power. Two speed* forward end reverse wake flexibility-adaptable lo all soil conditions. Come in or write us about this bif time tknd labor aver and also the E-B Model L Tractor-Reeves Gas Tractor-Reeves Steam Tractor-Reeves Separator/- tlsiser Senarator - THOS. QUINN, JOHN DEERE WAREHOUSE AGENT, LETHBRIDGE 11 r ;