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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'AUE EIGHT THE' LETHBHIDGE HERALD SATUHDAY. FEBRUARY OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER W1NNIFRED Our Qwu WIXXtFRBD, SIhbaW Beef Champion at Ottawa product uiurh 4ft ll lannoi bo gainsaid that wool soM under the cooperative system has ou the lA'crasc- brought n miu'h lusher price than conic) oblaineJ by farmers selliug to local buyers. This fact is evident to the. or. as evidenced by iucrrastus number ot Manitoba patrons. How Ihe lire o( co-operation is spreading over Saskatchewan Is nest evidenced by a few figures, showing the development of tin' industry since 19H, as follows: Average Mr, Stanley Campbell, Om.. and his "Mil. crest L.-.fl, which won the Zenolcum Troohv as the Best Beef Animal st the Centra Canada Winter Fair, Ottawa. Exhibited by J. K. Campbell i Son, Palmenton, Year. !SH 1S13 1916 1S17 ms It w Number SIS 457 Founds. C'ents. 179.SSO 394.005 7tJ that the bust- ness was {-0 por cent over the 1917 "Hil'crest winner ot the Zen- we believe they are easiest wooj shipoieuls. The Southern Sis- Mrs. Andy Bergaii. Mr. ana Mrs. P. scat their oldest son Fred to Medicine Hat atteiid school. Dr. Munto was called Bt the hotut ot Mrs. Kondall her Hllle belus very pick. Mrsr A. McKlnley vent to Medlclno Hat to medical advice, her baby being very Tho Odd Fellows' held another very successful vrhtet party Friday, tht Hefcefcah, ladies served iuncU. Mr. Earnest Hlack made a business triy to Medicine Hat this week. Lettibrldge Mr. Carl has entirely re- covered! from a severe case of Ia grippe and is able to bo out again. Tony Craig is very ill 'With appcn dicitis. As soou. as possible ho inl undergo au, operation. His manj friends arc deeply concerned aboui Mr Pfr O. Larson motored, lo oleum troirtv for !he best beff aniniil tui tv Chicago about 70 per eont. or, kal XVool Association him. The local Missionary Society OT gani'ed on February 3, with 15 mem Ehortfaorn at tho Winter Live STOCK at ui-iWe are geUing enquiries for pure taiva, woa first yrite as the best Jbre3 stock from the raited States right steer under one year and was award-1 along, and soil quite a tew head over ed the championship ol the Shorthorn there. In face, -'.v? have sold tiny an- fteers. He was the reserve grand imals thts year. eipeci otters riisBirion at the Guelph show and from overseas. :ilso." ihe champion pare bred shorthorn j It is ia the ii-ade. tf f VJVvl _... steer in the all ages class, T. however, that Canada s cauie ju terrliorv ard volume ot (or meeting once a month. Fefcruar A. Hustells Ho waa chief opuortuafty. and "Hitl- bugj associations are the.22nd will be tne first general meet and exhibited by J, K. Campbell and j crest tad" is a line lype ol ihe steer Breeders' Associating. lion, ihe Alberta Live Sloek Associa-] Frank K. Hillis is scon handled eight acd one-half carloads, Ibers: Honorary Presidenr, Kcv. A. L besides the amount mentioned, the Sibbaltl; President, Mrs.-Jaf. Castle province being too large for one Vice. Mrs. J. Lars en; Store g-mizatioa lo handle at present. In'tsry, Mrs. H. T. Treasurer Albeit a, likewise too large a territory Mrs. A. S. McDonald. Directors will bi lor ono agency to handle, there are ;appointed quarterly by the officers Three organizations mentioned In the also shall the visitiuE sick committee 191S report, each revealing a large Saturday heSns selected as the J-on. Palraerston. Out., who have been' required for export bref. Canada must in the live s'.cek business for the last' years. are going ahead irith our plans In full said Mr. Stanley Campbell, in to the pros- jiecis opening up for the Canadian Live Stock Industry and the market lor Canadian beef ia Europe. "We maintain a herd of 40 or 50 head of Scotch Shorthorns, handling beef cat- tle only. We prefer' Shorthorns o HANDLING WOOL v CO-OPERATIVELY o Eight years ace, after thoroughly investigating the sheep industry in of Tvool shipped in and collected from all parts of Canada.. Wberras, when the centra! SUCCESSOR In bring able to chocse -Mr. George 11. Huiton, B.LA.. as successor to ,iMfcM MW J. Ci. Rutherloril, C.M.G.. as Superin- bousVwasVirsrVflabilshed'. indent cf Agriculture and Animal In- timated that as much as 2.000.000 jdustrv. the Department of Natural Re- pounds of wool might be received dur- sources ot the Canadian Pacific IUII- Ine 1S19, no less than pounds is indeed fortunate. had bLisa soli up to the end j Mr. Hutton Citnes to the- Canadian of August. due fo the assnria-j Pacific Hallway with the reputation ot being one of toe foremast agricultur- al and livestock experts on lie con- tinent. For twelve years he has bt'en ________ .__ __. of the Canadian govern- than Caoada. As far as the of ticipatert that all would disposed menCs Hspcrimental Station at La- mutton breeds and cross breeis go. Ol at favorable which, ivas later Frank R. Hillis is scon touring around a new Chevrolet. Mr. and Mrs. AVhttney ot How Is land visited Mrs. R A. Urant Wed npsday. Mr. P. Koseubeck will have, salo Tuasdav February istii, of stock and farm Mr. Hot enbeck is leaving ior Var.couve coast. A farewell party was given at th home ot Mr. N. P. RoEecbeck on Fe" ruary 4th. Mr. and Jfrs, T. C. Freeman eutc taiued in a very elaborate manner a a chicken dinner on Sunday, Fet ary 2nd, those present being Mr. Canada, the sheep cGcamissionprs re- tions in ihe various provinces pulling greUully statsd: "From shearing to together. Alter that amount had been marketing no country in the world 5Old P. considerable quantity of wool handles its wool in a worse manner remamed in storage, but it was an it do not kuow of any' country where prored true. is handled in such an unsatistac-; Thus co-operation in a few years condition.' Kaving reached this'conclusion, the commission intimated that the way was "open to remedy for tUe tory delivered in such bad; actual service proved the revolution- jz-nE factor the wool industry of Canada. Breeder and farmersjyere quick to learn the olt-repeated lesson that to'get the best prices the best trouble. It soon after this that the wool the Canadian Department, of Agricul-1 was sold "in: bulk for "what it Trould under the team-work s sorted and inspected, 'coming "and turo was organized, and by 10H the bring, worfe of applying the remedy had be- gun. This consisted of the organiza- _. _____... ._ tioa of wool growers' ftsstjciations ara learning more and plan, the is a-' grade values combe. L.Uberla.. His work there has been characterized by Its practicabil- ity and thoroughness. From very small beginnings he has seen the farm at Lacerate grow up to the very first rank. Wiien Mr, Hutton first "went to Lacombe his vrork solely consisted in the growing oi grains, fruits and vegetables to ascertain what kinds were most suitable to the country and the methods ot growth, but early realizing the great advantage of live stock in Central Al- ---------D he isoon persuaded the tbroughoat Cannes, the direction .ol the importance of meet experimenfs in'this di- in proiucing good wool, selection, industry in keeping, irectiou as -s-ell. Lacombe has now toe and in classify ing it. During 3514, the and.'the'i exercise of mielljgence inhargest herds anil flocks of any c first- year oi the work. pounJs saearibg, packing and 'shipping. jimental EtaUon in Canada with the were graded for societies organised in In Manitoba there has been a deci-1-1 possible exception of the Central Quebec, ...Ontario, Manitoba and Al- ed increase in the number of sheep-j Farm at Ottawa. The revenue b'erta. The'- foilOTVing through owners who marfcel their wool through j from tne Of hogs, beef cattle, 39 organizations 'Oistrih'-ited overscan- the co-operative system. In 1915, "pountls were classified 000 pounds reached the warehouse; in; and offered for co-operalire sale. The 1916, pounds; 1917, "Eeasou ol. I9lfl saw pounds, t founds, and ia ISIS, 363.0QO pounds white in this was increased to Uvas received. In 1317 there were 4C5 pounds. jij owners who participated in the It was early in 191T. because pec: while in J91S this number in- ilmv creased to 917. The grading system rell, then minuter of agriciiUure, rec- 1 has s. maiktt effeci on the quality cgnizing the importance of central the wool, and graders 83 well as the sale of wool, and the adyant- grades uphold the beiief that the ed- ages that must accrue from having one ucation work in this connection is do- center ot operation, sanctioned the ren- ing an incalculable amount ot good, tal of Euitable premfECs in Toronto, for, and increasing the revenue derived by Ihe storage of tbe wool of Ihe various" the sheepowner from the sale of his associations where clips would be' wool. In former years, when wool was graaedbj- the wool experts of the live soldi at a Cat rate, Ihe importance "Block branch, and shipped ouj when Keeping the wool in a clean condition- "jr" purchased. This led to the further and avoiding tying with binder twine, step of 131S in the organization of tbe as weU as mixing the black and tan Co-Qpcraate V.'oo'. Growers1 with the white and tags, lochs and as the central agency for the disposal pieces; seedy and dead, wtih higher dairy cattle and sheep from the La- combe Farm amounts to a consider- able sum annually, tMr. Hutton's work with the livestock at Laconihe lias bcea of the utmost value to farmers in Central Alberta and indeed in all parts of the Cana- dian Prairie >Vest. results of er- periments with ncg5 are well known For the last three yeara bree'ds ol swine hare been tested at the station with a view lo ascertain witli what economy pork can be produced. It this work more than three thousand Logs have been used. Grading'up ex COME ,TO BflnFF SKATING CURLING HOCKEY< 1919 WINTER OIRNIUflL BOnSPIEL inih? nducteJ, and the flock includes than four hundred breeding ewes. An excellent bt'rd of Angus cat tie tias been establlshecl and the foyn dation has betn late! for a good Hoi stetn heril. U Is gralilying Eo learn that Mr IHutton's servir-es will continue to be available to -the farmers of Using in charge ot the Demonstration of the G. P. H.. farmers and settlers in Western Canada will con-j tlnuc to have the benefit of hU ad- vice anfl assistance in all matters re- lating (o agriculture rmd live slock. Irs, Geo. Scolt. Mr. Mouds. [T. ami Mrs. p, Beuhring, Mr. and vlrs. Uaeksiruiv. i MUs Besslo HUlis ot MetUcLae Hat! s her brother Prank K. IOT coupto ot bays. U. F, A. Meeting Tho U. K. A, lieltl a vury ill rally Wednesday Ktjtiruary lauj- visHors Ironi Uow Island and Vhitla altentlcl Mr Le Marsh, pres- 4eut, brought to notice ciuarks. Kcr. Slbbald slrengthened he rally by tits speech, all for tbo velfare o( (li made many U. K. A. Mr. J. Lerenie valuable uJ ended by singing the French na- lonal EDthem. I MarselUlsc. which enjoved. Many weiv members oinoJ. Tha U. K. W. A. laJIos jfrr- ;d an excellent Imichaml also new members to jola the au ary. Mr. Jul'us Levcma donated two tons o! coal to the U. K. A- to bs rattled. Mr, Ik'Egnian of Bow Island being the ivmner and kindness Mr. Degs nan jiresnited the school teachers Miss A. M. McDonald and Miss B. S. French with tho lucky ticket which ivas highly appreciated. Mrs. Paul Beuhrlns'was vUitlnB Medicine Hat this week. Feo. composition ot Iho caliloet appears to be. the jirlu- clpa! problem commanding tho atteu- tlou ot German meeting hero the iiatioual assem- bly. The original proposition, was to form a ministry of 15 members, seven ot whom should Majority-Socialists, tour Ceulrists aid four Democrats. The MsJorlly-SoclaiUts, liowetw, now understood to uo coutendlug they should be certain cf major- lly which the rsu not disturb by any political move- ment. I'artlclratlou ot the CcutrU'.ii lu (lie fomiatlou ot Ihe cabinet was assured by tho action taken at thelv tneitlUE yesterday in which (hey do- oided to work with tie new uient. The constitution dls- custed at a meeting attended by rep- ot tha various German stale, at which Dr. llartmium, Aus- trian minister (o Germany, wu pres- ent. WHEAT PRICES OTTAWA, Feb. tives of the British Wheat Export Company are due In Ottawa short- ly to discuss with the government resumption of wheat prEces In Canada. Although there is no in- dication as yet when buying will be resumed, tvery Kope Is ex- pressed in official circles that the 1918 crop will he disposed of without any necessity on the part of the government to implement its guarantee. The exportable sur- plus of Ihe crop is -staled to amount lo ffom lo bushels. N COAST TEACHERS STRIKE VICTORIA, Feb. to accept an of the schoo! boarj of a 5 per cent, increase in salary, representatives of the Vicforia Teachers' Association have threat- ened to call a strike for Monday ,next if their wishes regarding a revised salary scale are not met. THE ROYAL BANK Of CWDA Incorporated 1M9 Head Office i -.......Montreal Capital Authorized........................ Capital Paid Up Reserve Funds............................. Total Asset.......................... Over President. Sir Herbert S. Holl. Yicc-Preslilcnt anil Managing Director, B. b. Pease. General Manager, C. K. Supervisor ot Central Western llranches. Kobert Campbell. Special care given to Savings Accounts, Savings Bank Department at all Branches. A general Banking Business Transacted. W. A. PARKER, Minagtr J. K.ATKINSON, Manager .....W. R. McKAY, Manager G. O1CKSON, Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH MAGHATH BRANCH..... CARDSTON BRANCH TABER BRANCH Banking 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 u rH E STANDARD BANK OF HEAD CANADA TORONTO Your surplus earnings in our Savings Department earn inter- est at current rate. IMG BANK. CANADA 1ST ItTJ Head Office: Montreal. OF LETHBRIDGE BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, NOBLBFORD BRANCH. EsUblished 1834. K. J. DINNING, Maniler. V. A. EBERLY, Aciiaf Manner, Nf. A. KILPATRICK, Acting Manager. THE DAIRY COW The dairy cow's a thing ot charm; She Jifis tho mortgage from the farm. And makes the farmer's life more And seta him down in Kasy Street. Wjherfe'er tlie dairy cow 13 qnt'eo, A country prosperous Is p.ecn, And dairymen, in joylul ranks. Are fyachinp bullion to the bante, plug- along the old ?ad way, Producing nutmegs, prunes and hay, putting up n 'bankrupt wail If one year's cfcp should chance to There Is a method The mtlhrwl of the dairy cow; critter always earns her keep, And piles up riches while you sleep, And'j'iays the. taxes and the roTila; And here In Western Canarta. have the climate and thr: And all conditions dairies need, Ka let us lioo.U tho Iloialftin cow. Which boats the old breed) loading ruirl the Joraey, too, AS irmootli as Einy cow In view. Txjt's talk up dairies, milk and cream, The safest ir.onf-y-makini: selifnr.e, -Trt, 1 continuous round of pltasurp. Bring your Kodak, h'ee the HhiDilnitod in Ihe firwid JTwk Coronation of tho Knjoy a complete wawo's fan in thli 4iw wetk ftl )M tny C. P. R- TkkH Tlio firmness Trlilch to follow Die signing the treaty lias net Tnatorlalzcd m the Ar- gentine, Grain cartels E.TC fixed by the government's decree, except Hn- sted, -which la selling at 18 pesos a hundred kKos. The fi'rmnos In Un- seed Iz due to the world demand, FA- Iber than Ihe local market Collections For Business Houses i The satisfactory service which .ilxi v Merchants Bank renders toBusinessHouEes, in the matter of 'collecting Notes, Drafts and other financial paper, ia due to the numberandstrategiclocationofitsbranchea throughout Canada, and the efficient systejn in force. Special attention is given to collections returns are promptly made and credited; losses are often prevented by the care and thoroughness with which we do this parl- cf our work. A BARGAIN! Good Five Gallon Shipping Cans at Half Price A new can today costs We have One Hundred five-gallon cans that have' been slightly used, but are absolutely as good as new, which we will sell for each, your name and address painted on the can. This bargain will only last until February' 2Bth. you require s can, mzll'us we will have your and ahlppei] in the order we receive "your order, U you are going to need cans this summer, thta Is a bar0aln. We have several New BEATRICE SEPARATORS on hahd In 500 Ib. and ,800 Ib. from last year's stock which we to dispose of before the spring stqck arrives.... We.fcuaranlee these .Separators anil carry supplies (or.them. The f price today is Our Sale Price {or this month only is F.O.B. LETMBRIDOE.. Crystal Dairy, Ltd Phone 1576 Lethbridge Iron Works Ltd. FOR Castings and Machine Work REPAIRS OF ALU KINDS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. MAKERS OF ROLL ANd PLATE GRINDERS LAND PACKERS AND DEEP WELL PUMPS J. C. SCOTT, Mnnaffcr. G. F. Bl.ETCItkR, Matiagtf, T. niLUNGTON, Miniscr, A. CURUIB, Aceountant-ir ]3lfi Street North. 4th Avenue SouiJi. New Day ion and tranches. Coalhurst OF CANADA Keep the Family Savings in a Joint' Account In the names of two or more Husband and Brother and Sister, or Father and Son, H is an all-round convenience, 'as either can deposit orvVllhdrawmoney.and incase of death the balance goes to the survivor without any formalities, formin? an Immediate source of ready money, Lt i ntjj A,, Manager CAF1DSTON BRANCH F. V. Ctven, Mt.nigcr BARONS BRANCH 3. D. Gpffilhs, Manager A TRUST COMPANY The average Individual lllllo knows tlto many per- formed by Trust Companies, and great is their influence for good (n tho community. llesldes hanAIIng eslatcs, they manage properly, collect attend lo payment of Taxes and Insurance These and many other valuable services the Iniat comptnles render, which enter Into every Oay llfn of Individual. Hcnco the Truat Comnany comes moro nnrl mor6 lo fill tlut place in the community lo which Ihty are entitled by virtue of their varied form of usefulness, The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR. ASSIGNEE. ETC. HEAD OFFICE. 315 FIFTH STnEET 8, I.ETHBmfjRE. ALBERTft PHONE 1143, There's A Reason Why YOU shoold make YOUR WILL and appoint us Executor, Write ui about it. The Irusls and Guarantee Company limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA LETHTRIDQE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUII.DINO, J. W. McNICOU, INSPECTOR. Public Ailmlniilrjlor and Official Aitlgnti for the Dlttrlctl Ltthbrldge, Mscfcod, Medicine Hat, Ciljary, Red Dter, Stettier. 1 ;